Bobby Jack Speece

Location - Walker & Glancy Funeral Home, Montpelier, IN | Posted - Monday 03 February 2014 - 12:59:38

Bobby Jack Speece, 90, of Montpelier, IN, passed away at 2:40 PM on Saturday, February 01, 2014 at IU Health Blackford Hospital in Hartford City, IN.  He was born on Friday, January 18, 1924, in Wells County, IN.  He married Phyllis Murphy on Friday, October 27, 1950 in Jay County, IN.  Jack attended Chester Center High School. He previously worked at Crankshaw Chevrolet in Montpelier and he retired after 40 years of service from Overhead Door Corporation in Hartford City. Jack enjoyed working and spending his weekends away from home with his wife. He also enjoyed roller skating. He was known for being the "Jack of all trades" around town and will be missed by all. Jack attended the Old Country Church in Hartford City and formerly attended the First Church of the Nazarene in Montpelier.

 

Survivors include: Daughter - Karen (Husband, Larry) Tarr, Montpelier, IN., Daughter - Diana (Friend, Terry) Davidson, Montpelier, IN., Son - Mike (Wife, Carol) Speece, Montpelier, IN., Son - Randy (Wife, Michaelle) Speece, Montpelier, IN., Sister-in-law - Loretta (Husband, Ralph) Thiery, Lima, OH., Brother-in-law - Kenny (Wife, Mary) Murphy, Montpelier, IN., 10 Grandchildren and 12 Great Grandchildren.

 

He was preceded in death by his: Wife - Phyllis (Murphy) Speece, Mother - Grace (Crosby) Speece, Father - Charles Speece, Brothers - Charlie Speece, Carrol Speece, Verle Speece, Fredick Speece, Roger Speece and Sisters - Opal Miller and Thelma Jackson.

 

Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home 109 W Windsor St Montpelier on Tuesday, February 04, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

 

A service to celebrate Jack’s life will be at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, February 05, 2014 with Pastor Steve Garrett officiating.  Interment will follow in the Brookside Memorial Park in Montpelier.

 

****** DUE TO WEATHER FUNERAL IS RESCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY 02/06/14 AT 10AM. *****

George W. Brewer

Location - Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home, Van Buren, Indiana | Posted - Friday 31 January 2014 - 14:29:25

George W. Brewer, 93, of Van Buren, IN, passed away at 11:45 AM on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at the VA Hospital in Marion, IN.  He was born on Sunday, June 06, 1920, in Marion, IN, the son of the late Benjamin D. and Lena (Mansbarger) Brewer.  George served in the Army in World War II.  He married Lois Bollhoefer on Thursday, November 01, 1945, Lois passed away in 1995.  George had retired from General Motors in Marion in 1982.  George was an active member of the Van Buren Lions Club.  He was also a member of the Black Creek Conservation Club.  He was a member of the Van Buren United Methodist Church.  George enjoyed playing cards and mowing the yard for anybody who needed it done.  George was the oldest living person in Van Buren at the time of his passing.  He will be truly missed by all.

Survivors Include: Sister-in-law - V. Marie Brewer, Special Nephew - George F. (Debra) Brewer, Van Buren, IN, Special Niece - Carol Bonnie Ritter, Van Buren, IN, Niece - Nancy Moore, Niece - Sarah L. Wilson, Nephew - George F. Brewer, Jr., Nephew - Donald R. Brewer, Nephew - Randy L. Brewer, Nephew - Earl Simon Price, Niece - Charline M. Issa, Niece - Kaneta M. Purvis, Great Great Nieces & Nephews - 22, Great Great Great Nieces & Nephews - 17.  He was preceded in death by his: Father - Benjamin D. Brewer, Mother - Lena (Mansbarger) Brewer, Wife - Lois (Bollhoefer) Brewer, Brother - Charles F. Brewer, Sister - Mable Southerland, Sister - Mary Scrambling, Sister - Inez McClure, Sister - Rose Click. 

Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home 201 N Main Street Van Buren on Tuesday, February 04, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM. 

A service to celebrate George's life will be at Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home 201 N Main Street Van Buren at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, February 05, 2014 with the Rev. Leon Pomeroy officiating.  Calling will also take place one hour prior to the service.  Interment will follow in the Van Buren Cemetery in Van Buren. 

Preferred memorials:  Van Buren Lions Club                                     

 

Peggy Cook-Bowman

Location - Downing & Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva, Indiana | Posted - Monday 27 January 2014 - 14:49:13

Peggy Cook-Bowman, 69, of Angola, IN, formerly of Geneva, IN, passed away at 11:08 PM on Friday, January 24, 2014 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, IN.  She was born on Saturday, July 29, 1944, in Adams County, IN.  Peggy attended the Jefferson & Geneva High School.  She had worked at EP Graphics, Nussbaum Novelty and 10 years at Walmart.  Peggy was a member of the VFW Post 6751, Geneva.  She enjoyed playing bingo, card games, fishing, phone calls and spending time with grandchildren.  Peggy attended the Nazarene Church in Geneva.  Survivors Include: Son - Tony (Wife, Heidi) Bowman, Portland, IN, Son - Michael Bowman, Bluffton, IN, Daughter - Tracy Earhart, Bluffton, IN, Daughter - Blanda Bowman, Angola, IN, Daughter - Kelli Bowman, Angola, IN, Daughter - Lacy Bowman, Angola, IN, Brother - Marvin (Rochelle) Cook, Geneva, IN, Brother - Bill (Carol) Cook, Uniondale, IN, Grandchildren - 22, Great Grandchildren - 5.  She was preceded in death by her: Father - George Cook, Mother - Blanche (Nevil) Cook, Brother - Fred Cook, Brother - Jim Cook, Brother - Dick Cook.  Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home 100 N Washington Street Geneva on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM.  A service to celebrate Peggy's life will be at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home 100 N Washington Street Geneva at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 with the Pastor Roy Nevil officiating.  Interment will follow in the M.R.E. Cemetery in Berne.  Preferred memorials:  American Diabetes Association, 8604 Allisonville Rd.  Indianapolis, IN  46250  Or  National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016.  Arrangements are being handled by Downing & Glancy Funeral Home in Geneva.  Online condolences may be made at www.glancyfuneralhomes.com

 

Richard L. Hirons

Location - Glancy-H.Brown & Son Funeral Home, Warren, Indiana | Posted - Sunday 02 February 2014 - 17:19:53

Richard L. Hirons, 78, of Bluffton, IN., formerly of Van Buren, IN., passed away at 11:16 AM on Saturday, February 01, 2014 at Heritage Pointe in Warren, IN.  He was born on Friday, February 08, 1935, in Anderson, IN.  Richard was a 1953 graduate of Hartford City high school and served in the Hartford City Unit of the Army National Guard. He was a member of both the Van Buren United Methodist Church and the Life Community Church in Bluffton. Richard retired in 1996 after 40 years of service from General Motors in Marion.

 

Survivors include: Wife - Connie Hirons, Bluffton, IN., Daughter - Penny (Husband, Chuck) Slayton, Fort Wayne, IN., Daughter - Sherry (Husband, Charlie) Barnes, Bluffton, IN., Son - Rob Caylor, Montpelier, IN., Daughter - Catrena (Husband, Kevin) Taylor, Toledo, OH., Daughter - Lori (Husband, Todd) Johnson, Mesa, AZ., Son - Jonathan (Wife, Melissa) Caylor, Oklahoma City, OK., 2 Grandsons-Andrew Slayton and Luke Slayton, both of Fort Wayne, IN, 14 Step Grandchildren and 7 Step Great Grandchildren.

 

He was preceded in death by his: Parents - John & Eva (Monroe) Hirons, Biological Parents - Edward Paine & Ruby Hatton, 1st Wife - Marie (Nash) Hirons and one Daughter - Cindy K. Evers.

 

Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home 203 N Matilda St. Warren on Wednesday, February 05, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

 

A service to celebrate Richard’s life will be at Van Buren United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall 108 South 2nd St. Van Buren at 1:00 PM on Thursday, February 06, 2014 with Pastor Jerry Qualls and Pastor Leon Pomeroy officiating.  Interment will follow in the Van Buren Cemetery in Van Buren.

 

Preferred memorials:  Family Life Care 265 W. Water St. Berne IN 46711 OR the Wells County Community Foundation 360 N Main St # C, Bluffton, IN 46714                                       

 

Arrangements are being handled by Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home in Warren.

Amy Marie Thurman

Location - Walker & Glancy Funeral Home, Montpelier, IN | Posted - Tuesday 28 January 2014 - 15:35:49

Amy Marie Thurman, 41, of Hartford City, IN, passed away at 9:25 AM on Monday, January 27, 2014 at her residence in Hartford City.  She was born on Tuesday, February 01, 1972, in Blackford County.  She married James "Jim" Thurman on Saturday, February 25, 1995 in Hartford City at St. John’s The Evangelist Catholic Church.  Amy was a 1990 graduate of Blackford High School and a 1994 graduate of Purdue University, where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Entomology. She was a 10 year Blackford County 4-H member and was a current 4-H Tractor Club Leader. She worked at Tech Services in Bluffton, where she had been employed for the past 17 years.  Amy was a member of the St. John’s The Evangelist Catholic Church in Hartford City and the Blackford County Breast Cancer Awareness Group. She holds both the Montpelier Middle School and the Blackford High School records in the 1600 meter run. Amy loved to run and enjoyed watching both of her children run in their school meets. She liked flowers, gardening, sewing, crafts, cooking and baking. Amy enjoyed going camping and traveling as well, but most of all she loved spending time with her family.  She will be missed always by her family and friends; she truly was the best Mom in the world.

 

Survivors include: Father - Larry Aulbach, Hartford City, IN., Husband - James "Jim" Thurman, Hartford City, IN., Daughter - Ashley Thurman, Hartford City, IN., Son - Andrew Thurman, Hartford City, IN., Brother - Joe (Wife, Joni) Aulbach, Hartford City, IN., Brother - Mark (Wife, Shea) Aulbach, Hartford City, IN., In-Laws - Richard & Barbara Thurman, Hartford City, IN., Sister-in-law - Jane Ann (Husband, Chad) Stroble, Dunkirk, IN., Joy (Husband, Steve) Leavell, Fayetteville, AR and Emily (Husband, Eric) Leas, Hartford City, IN and Several Nephews and one Niece. 

 

She was preceded in death by her: Mother - Julia (Ganser) Aulbach, Maternal Grandparents - Simon & Elizabeth Ganser and Paternal Grandparents - Leo & Agnes Aulbach.

 

Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home 109 W Windsor St Montpelier on Friday, January 31, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM. The rosary service will be held at 2:00PM Friday, January 31, 2014 at the Funeral Home.

 

A service to celebrate Amy’s life will be at St. John's The Evangelist Catholic Church 209 South Spring Street Hartford City at 10:00 AM on Saturday, February 01, 2014 with Father David Newton officiating.  Interment will follow in the Hartford City Cemetery in Hartford City.

 

Preferred memorials:  St. John's The Evangelist Catholic Church 209 S. Spring St.  Hartford City    IN  47348                           

 

Arrangements are being handled by Walker & Glancy Funeral Home in Montpelier.

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