LOOGOOTEE — Jackson Archer, 90, went to be with his Lord and Savior and wife Bonnie at 12:30 p.m. Friday at Loogootee Nursing Center. He was born Oct. 3, 1921, in Ravenswood, W. Va., to Lucas and Oda (Hall) Archer. He married Bonnie Smith on Dec. 20, 1958, in Shoals, and she preceded him in death Oct. 30, 2006. Jack was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army, serving with the 605th Medical Clearing Company in World War II in New Guinea, South Philippines, Luzon and Leyte. He received the American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with three Bronze Stars, and Philippine Liberation Ribbon with two Bronze Stars, the Good Conduct Medal and World War II Victory Medal. Jack was a member and faithful attendee of Faith Baptist Church in Loogootee. He served as a Republican precinct committeeman for 30 years and received an award for 65 years as a member of the No. 669 Sprinkler Fitters Road Union after working 37 years as a sprinkler fitter, 22 years of which he was a foreman. He will be deeply missed by his family including Larry and Heather Archer of Thornton, Colo., Deann Gibilato of California, Randy and Tracy Archer of Washington, Kevin and Gloria Kirk of Odessa, Texas, Patty and Buddy Thomas, Mike and Debby Kirk, and Shelia and Jim Lilly, all of Loogootee; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Oletta Gomitz of Lore City, Ohio, and Pearl Tallman of Ravenswood; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends. He is preceded in death by his wife Bonnie; parents; a sister, Alice Pritchett; and one grandson, Joshua Kirk. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Faith Baptist Church, with Pastor Jim Lilly officiating. Burial will be in Goodwill Cemetery, with military rites conducted by Loogootee American Legion and V.F.W. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee, and after 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Preferred memorials are to Gideon’s International. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Condolences may be made online at www.queenlee.com.
Oct. 3, 1921 - July 27, 2012
Daniel E. Foster
Daniel E. Foster, 65, died Thursday afternoon at his residence.
Born Dec. 3, 1947 in Montgomery, he was the son of Virgil and Mary (Yates) Foster. He graduated from Alfordsville High School in 1965.
Mary Fay Willis, 85, of Washington, died at 4:25 a.m. Wednesday at Eastgate Manor. Born July 24, 1927, in Vincennes, she was the daughter of Farris and Chrystal (Lamb) Wise.
Paisley Ann Morgan, two weeks old, of Washington, passed away at 5:25 p.m. Wednesday at Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis. Born April 30, 2013, in Newburgh, she was the daughter of Ryan and Brittany (Babrick) Morgan.
Mildred ‘Millie’ Beck
Mildred “Millie” (Mahan) Beck, 87, of Washington, passed away peacefully at 5:29 p.m. Wednesday with her family by her side at Daviess Community Hospital.
Shirley J. Ausbrook passed away Tuesday at 4:15 p.m. at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. Shirley was born on Feb. 3, 1939, in Clay City, Ill., to Leo and Vida E. Murbarger.
Cathy Lynn Gould, 62 of Washington, died at 11:47 a.m. Friday at her residence. She was the daughter of Hugh O. and Phyllis (Madden) McLemore, and lived in Washington nearly all her life.
Frank Price, 77, of Washington, died at 5:15 a.m. Tuesday at Hillside Manor. Born June 29, 1935, in Loogootee, he was the son of Agatha (Spaulding) and Francis Price Sr.
Eileen Cole, 86, died at 9:57 a.m. Monday at the Loogootee Nursing Center. Born Sept. 19, 1926, in Daviess County, she was the daughter of Frank and Connie (Jackman) Swickard.
Imogene Richardson, 88, of Washington, died at 9:32 p.m. Saturday at Washington Nursing Center. Born Sept. 21, 1924, in New Harmony, she was the daughter of George and Helen (Fisher) Jacobs.
Barton L. Webber
Barton L. Webber, 75, died at 6:25 a.m. Sunday at his residence. Born Oct. 11, 1937, in Washington, he was the son of Floyd and Violet (Ross) Webber.
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