Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

Obituaries

March 13, 2014

Thelma Jean Brinkman of Avon

Thelma Jean Brinkman of Avon died March 12. She was 75.

Born Feb. 21, 1939, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of the late Wayne and Elma Wilson. She married Jerry Brinkman and he survives. They were married for 57 years.

Mrs. Brinkman was a member of Ben Davis Christian Church and a former member of Avon Christian Church. She was an active community volunteer and had founded the Women’s Auxiliary for the Avon Volunteer Fire Department.

She retired from the Avon Community School Corporation after 26 years of service.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by son, Gary (Tammy) Brinkman; daughters, Sherri (Marty) Engel and Cindy (Doug) Wagner; sister, Sharon Wilson Hill; brother, Curt (Susan) Wilson; grandchildren, Megan Eakin, Jessica Smith, Chad Brinkman, David Engel, Evan and Emily Wagner; and great grandchild, Clark Eakin.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. March 17 in Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home, Plainfield. Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. March 16 in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Indiana Chapter.

Online condolences may be made on the website at www.hamptongentry.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Treadway July 30, 2014 Ruby E. Deaton Treadway of Indianapolis died Wedensday. She was 87. Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Conkle Funeral Home in Avon. Interment will be at Mooresville Cemetery. Calling is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

    July 31, 2014

  • Hague July 28, 2014 Helen Edith Cox Hague of Indianapolis died July 28. She was 82. Survivors include her children, Chris (Sharon) Hague, Vickie Hague, Jim (Wanda) Hague, Beth Cline, and Becky Hague; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one great-great-gran

    July 30, 2014

  • Alex July 27, 2014 Charles Steven “Greek” Alex of Coatesville died Sunday. He was 69.Born Sept. 11, 1944, in Clayton, he was a son of the late Mike Alex and Hazel Margarite Kugelman Alex.He was a graduate of Stilesville High School and a lifelong member of Stilesville

    July 30, 2014

  • Shields July 26, 2014 John L. “Jack” Shields Jr. of Danville died Saturday. He was 69.Born March 23, 1945, in Buffalo, N.Y., he was a son of John L. and Georgia E. (Schillinger) Shields Sr. He married Peggy Montgomery in 1965 and she survives.Mr. Shields was a 1963 gradua

    July 30, 2014

  • Summers July 27, 2014 Beulah Mae (Yeagley) Summers died Sunday morning at the home of her daughter in Veedersburg, where she had resided for the past two years. She was 91 and had formerly resided in Williamsport.Born May 9, 1923, in Palmyra, Pa., she was a daughter of th

    July 30, 2014

  • Scott July 28, 2014 |Stephen Jay Scott of Indianapolis died Monday. He was 62. Born Sept. 17, 1951, in Indianapolis, he was a son of Robert E. and Helen Scott. He worked the past 18 years as a salesman for John Crane Inc. His memberships included Plainfield Eagles Lod

    July 29, 2014

  • Schleifer July 27, 2014 |Lt. Col. George W. “Bill” Schleifer, retired U.S.A.F., died Sunday in Austin, Texas, after a long struggle with cardio-pulmonary related illnesses. He was 90. Born Jan. 28, 1924, in Washington County, Ill., he was a son of the late George E. and Gla

    July 29, 2014

  • Mauser July 27, 2014 |Mary H. Steele Mauser of Plainfield died Sunday at Plainfield Healthcare Center. She was 94. Born Dec. 18, 1919, in Sullivan, he was a son of Maurice and Roxie Curry DeBaun. She was the widow of Max H. Steele and Carl Mauser. She worked 23 years at

    July 29, 2014

  • Lawson July 27, 2014 |Charley Lee “Chuck” Lawson died Sunday at his Plainfield home. He was 73. Born June 10, 1941, in Indianapolis, he was a son of Everett “Abe” and Myrtle Denny Lawson. He married Mary Ann Rash on July 28, 1961, and she survives. Mr. Lawson was a U.S.

    July 29, 2014

  • Cvetkovich July 24, 2014 |Milorad “Milo” Cvetkovich died July 24 at his home. He was 92. Born Aug. 10, 1921, in Prizren, Serbia, he was a son of the late Stanoje and Draga (Jovanovic) Cvetkovich. Mr. Cvetkovich was a prisoner of war during World War II until being liberated

    July 29, 2014

Featured Comment
Facebook
Poll

Should the government continue to use military bases to house illegal immigrant children?

Yes
No
Undecided
     View Results
AP Video
Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide