The Washington Times-Herald

Breaking News

Obituaries

May 6, 2014

Sylvia Young

Aug. 28, 1931 - May 4, 2014

Sylvia Aline Young, 82, died at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Legends Village.

Born Aug. 28, 1931, in Knox County, she was the daughter of Buford and Mildred (Gilmore) Kellams.

A 1949 graduate of Oaktown High School, she was a retired bookkeeper at Ward and Hudson Ford and later was bookkeeper and office manager of Hoefling Truck and Tractor. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church and Sunday school teacher of a youth group. She was a member of Psi Iota Psi sorority, a Girl Scout leader, a Pink Lady at Daviess Community Hospital, and a member of Retired Senior Volunteer Program.

She is survived by a daughter, Sylvia DeVault and Pat of Evansville; a son, Thomas Gilmore Young and Pon of Washington; and four grandsons, Bart Young of Chicago, Bravo Young serving in Afghanistan, Samuel and Spencer DeVault, both of Evansville.

Her husband, Thomas Robert Young, whom she married March 28, 1954, died in 2004. She is also preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Lee Worstell and Betty Funk.

The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Funeral Home, with Rev. Ken Wells officiating.

Visitation is from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial contributions are to Helping Hearts Hospice or the Legends Village.

Condolences may be made to the family online at www.gillsince1872.com

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Ralph Goodpaster BURNS CITY — Ralph Edward Goodpaster, 72, died Saturday at his home. Born May 3, 1942, in Rushville, he was the son of Russell and Maybelle (Hankins) Goodpaster. A 1959 graduate of Loogootee High School, he also graduated from Vennard Christian Colle

    July 21, 2014

  • Viola Cissell Viola M. Cissell, 64, of Washington, was called to heaven at 10:15 p.m. Friday with her family by her side at St. Charles Health Campus, Jasper. Viola was born Oct. 17, 1949, to Mary and Eugene Perrott in Vincennes and then moved to Washington. Viola

    July 21, 2014

  • Dessie Arnold WINSLOW — Dessie M. Arnold, 82, died at 5:42 a.m. Sunday at her residence. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, with Rev. Eddie Willis officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Visitation is from 4

    July 21, 2014

  • Patricia 'Criss' Elpers SHOALS — Patricia "Criss" (Durham) Elpers, 59, passed away Saturday at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery in Shoals. Visitation i

    July 20, 2014

  • William Hamm Jr. William J. Hamm Jr., 73, died Tuesday at Prairie Village. He was born Feb. 21, 1941, to William and Louise (Summers) Hamm.Preceding him in death are his parents and brothers Richard Hamm and Jack Hamm. Surviving William is one brother, Robert Hamm of

    July 19, 2014

  • Saturday's obituary notices CHESTER HARDING — The funeral for Chester Lee Harding was at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, with Rev. J. Kenneth Walker officiating. Burial was in Patoka Grove Church Williams Cemetery, with military graves

    July 19, 2014

  • Billy Small BICKNELL — Billy Lewis Small, 81, passed away Thursday at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville with is family at his bedside. He was born in Knox County on Oct. 22, 1932, the son of Lewis M. and Martha Jett Small. After graduation from high school, he e

    July 19, 2014

  • Donald Windes MT. CARMEL, Ill. — Donald L. Windes, 84, passed away Wednesday at Oakview Heights surrounded by his loving family.He was born Tuesday, Feb. 4, 1930, the son of Cleo A. and Lavolette O. (Ewin) Windes, in Wabash County, Illinois. Donald was a graduate

    July 18, 2014

  • Raymond Shonk SHOALS — Raymond L. Shonk, 63, passed away at 3:24 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Louisville.The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Shoals.Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 1 p

    July 18, 2014

  • Shirley Fischer DANVILLE, Ind. — Shirley A. Fischer, 65, passed away Saturday at Danville Regional Rehab.Born Jan. 20, 1949, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of the late Thurlow Vinson and Laura (Daffron) Ferguson.She married Doug Fischer on Feb. 10, 1967, in C

    July 18, 2014