WASHINGTON — Lucille Nellie (Purdue) Farmer, 95, of Washington, died at 4:15 a.m. Wednesday at Emerald House. Born April 20, 1917, in Harviell, Mo., she was the daughter of Bert and Barbara Ellen (Gress) Purdue. A 1935 graduate of Washington High School, she worked eight years at P.R. Mallory in Indianapolis. During World War II she worked at International Harvester in Indianapolis as a lady supervisor. She retired in 1975 from Harbor State Bank in Safety Harbor, Fla. She was a member of First Christian Church and a 50-year member of Irvington Chapter 364 Order of Eastern Star in Indianapolis. She is survived by nieces and nephews, Lars and Connie Purdue of Washington, Eugene and Susan Taylor of Washington, William and Cheryl Priddy of Morgantown, Don and Joanne Purdue of Bargersville, and Marvin and Barbara Nelson of Somerset, Mich.; and special friend, Issie Whitehead. Her husband, Franklin R. Farmer, whom she married June 2, 1956, died March 15, 1982. One son, Ronald Bennett; one sister, Lottie Taylor; two brothers, Wilbur and Nick Purdue; and one nephew, Jerry Miller, are also deceased. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel, with Bro. Byron Holtsclaw officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. in Memorial Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, with an Eastern Star service. Visitation is from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to hospice. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.gillsince1872.com
April 20, 1917 - Dec. 19, 2012
Ralph E. Lottes, 61, of Washington, died Friday at his home.
Lucille Nolley Dillon
Lucille Nolley Dillon, 76, died at 3:02 p.m. Saturday at Select Hospital in Evansville after a brief illness.
Born Sept. 30, 1935, in Daviess, she was the daughter of Arlan V. and Essie (Hardesty) Nolley. She graduated from Montgomery High School in 1953 and retired as a bookkeeper from McDonald Chevrolet in Washington after 43 years of service.
David E. “Dew” Weathers
David E. “Dew” Weathers, 4, died Sunday.
He was a member of Red Door School.
Bert Eugene Bennett
Bert Eugene Bennett, 72, Washington, passed away Wednesday at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville.
Born Nov., 24, 1940 in Chicago, he was the son of Bert W. Bennett and Mary (Millay) Bennett.
Cathy Elbert Adams
Cathy Elbert Adams, 62, died Saturday at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.
Services will be held today at noon at the First United Methodist Church in Petersburg. Burial will be in Walnut Hills Cemetery.
Phyllis D. Miller
Phyllis D. Miller, 70, died at 9:50 p.m. Thursday at Golden Living Center.
Bert Eugene Bennett
Bert Eugene Bennett, 72, died at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville.
A memorial service will from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday at Poindexter-McClure Funeral Home, Washington Chapel.
Paul William “Smiley” DeMoss
Paul William “Smiley” DeMoss, 79, died at 1:47 p.m. Thursday at Good Samaritan Hospital.
Dorothy M. Traylor, 90, of Washington, died at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday at Prairie Village Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
David Allan Ashmore
David Allan Ashmore, 61, died at 6:20 p.m. June 4, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born June 21, 1951, to Byron and Linda Ashmore in Metropolis, Ill.
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