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The Versailles Republican

March 26, 2015 • Obituaries

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March 26, 2015

Wilma L. Moody Day

Wilma L. Moody Day, age 92, of Osgood passed away peacefully Monday, March 23, 2015 at Manderley Nursing Home.

Wilma was born in Versailles, on January 10, 1923, the loving daughter of William and Lula (Starkey) Moody. She is survived by her husband, Robert Keith Day of Osgood and numerous nieces and nephews in various communities. After attending school in Osgood, Wilma traveled to Ypsilanti, Michigan, where she joined her sisters as a “Rosie the Riveter” during World War II, helping to work on the wings of B-24 Bombers. After the war, she returned to the Osgood area where she worked for 22 years at Triplett’s Drug Store. She was united in marriage to Robert K. Day on January 5, 1968 and they were blessed with 47 years of marriage. Wilma enjoyed raising flowers and working needlepoint. Her favorite flower was always the red rose. Bob and Wilma loved to spend time traveling all over the United States and had even taken three Caribbean cruises.

Wilma was preceded in death by her parents as well as brothers Garnet Moody, Robert Reynolds and Francis Moody; also sisters Violet McKown, Ruth Blake, Pat Olds, and Naomi Brunner.

In lieu of flowers, the family ask memorials be made in her memory to the New Testament Christian Church in Osgood in care of the funeral home. Visitation will be Friday March 27, 2015 from 5:00-7:00 p.m., at the New Testament Christian Church in Osgood, with funeral services at 7:00 p.m., also at the church. A private burial will be held at Cliff Hill Cemetery at a later date.

Dorothy Cole

Dorothy Cole, 93, of New Marion passed away at Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at her home. She was born in Naughton Glen, Alberta Canada on July 27, 1921, the daughter of John and Domna Palamuk Marion. She was married to Everett Cole on April 3, 1944 and he preceded her in death on June 17, 1995.

Survivors include five sons Kenneth (Judy) Cole of Osgood, Paul (Kim) Cole of Eminence, Kentucky, Bob Cole and Randy Cole both of New Marion, and Wendell (Becky) Cole of Versailles; five daughters Brenda (Jim) Smith, and Beverly (Fred) Holler both of New Marion, Barbara (Richard) Shadday of Rexville, Teresa Mason of Corbin, Kentucky, and Lori Rudolf of Versailles; daughter-in-law Sandy Cole of Bardstown, Kentucky; 23 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her parents, her sons Doug Cole and James Cole, son-in-law Jerry Mason, her brothers William, Alec, Michael, and Harry, and her sisters Pearl, Kim, Ann, and Mary.

Mrs. Cole was a former employee of Bob Aikins Farms in Osgood. She had also worked as a laundry manager for the Edson Hotel in Alberta Canada and was employed with Camp Carol in the Northwest Territory. Dorothy was a 50 plus year member of the New Marion Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 30, at 11 a.m. at the New Marion Baptist Church with Rev. Harold Carter officiating. Burial will be in the New Marion Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles and from 10 a.m. until time of services Monday at the church. Memorials may be given to the New Marion Cemetery in care of the funeral home.

Belinda D. Booster

Belinda D. Booster, 65, of Noblesville passed away at Monday, March 23, 2015 at the Riverview Hospital in Noblesville. She was born at Milan on October 1, 1949, the daughter of Paul and Mary Cole Salyers. She was married to Don Booster on August 14, 1965 and he survives.

Other survivors include her mother Mrs. Mary Salyers of Holton; her mother-in-law Esther Booster of Versailles; one son Robert (Julie) Booster of Frankton; three daughters Angela (Larry) Bilbrey of Columbus, Ohio, Donna Bourke and her fiancé Eric Wilson, and Roxanne (Jim) Poling both of Noblesville; 11 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, and her sister Pamela.

Mrs. Booster was a native of Holton and attended the Holton School. She had worked at Conn Organ in Madison and had also been employed as a unit coordinator with Winona Hospital in Indianapolis. She had also served as a lay preacher with the United Methodist Church, was a homemaker, and was a former EMT with the Wayne Township Fire Department. Belinda was a member of the Ford Street United Methodist Church in Lapel and was a former member of the Wayne Fall Lions Club in Durbin.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 27th at 2 p.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Pastor Mark Booster officiating. Burial will be in the Holton Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Memorials may be given to the Fourth Street United Methodist Church or the Dabney Baptist Church in care of the funeral home.

Mary Frances Harvey

Mary Frances Harvey, 89, of Moores Hill passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 28 at 2 p.m. at DeVries Funeral Home in Dillsboro with visitation from 11 a.m. until the time of services. Burial will follow in the Riverview Cemetery in Aurora.

Larry Webster

Larry Webster, 65, of Versailles passed away Wednesday at the Margaret Mary Hospital. Services are pending at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles.

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