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[Memorial] [Harry Gene Mockbee]
Harry Gene Mockbee
2/13/1929 - 4/15/2017

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Harry Gene Mockbee, 88 of Milan passed away April 15, 2017 at Dearborn County Hospital. Harry Gene was born in Dayton, Ohio on February 13, 1929 to Harry and Corrinne Fay (Miller) Mockbee. He married Lois (Fugate) Mockbee October 9, 1955 and she preceded him in death February 4, 2014. Harry Gene was a MP Army veteran stationed in Germany during the Korean Conflict. He started out as a farmer, then the railroad, after he retired from Monsanto he worked for Butte Trucking. He was a long time member of the Dillsboro American Legion and also a member of the Milan American Legion. Harry Gene enjoyed watching TV Western shows, farming and taking care of his cattle, playing the guitar, took care of his wife, devoted brother and being involved with his grandchildren.

Gene is survived by daughters: Ruth (Rev. Gordon) Shinkle of Aurora; Nancy (Scott) Kohlmeier of Moores Hill; son: John (Belinda) Mockbee of Versailles;. 5 Grandchildren: James and David Shinkle, Jennifer Wullenweber, Matthew Steinmetz, Lacy Ward. 5 Great-Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and one son: Kenneth E. Mockbee, brother: Gerald Walthers, 3- infant sisters, step-father: Wilbur Walthers.

Funeral services will be at 1 PM Tuesday April 18, 2017 at Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan with Harry’s son-in-law Rev. Gordon Shinkle of the Dearborn Baptist Church officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the Milan American Legion Post #235. Visitation will be Tuesday 10AM until time of service also at the funeral home. Memorials contributions may be given in his name to the “PAN” Patient Access Network Foundation or Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan entrusted with arrangements; 707 South Main Street Box 243 Milan, IN 47031. Go to to leave an online condolence message for the family. - See more at:
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[Memorial] [Robert L. Nappier]
Robert L. Nappier
December 17, 1932 - April 11, 2017

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Robert L. Nappier, 84 of Dillsboro passed away April 11, 2017 at his home with his family by his side. Robert was born in Williamson, West Virginia on December 17, 1932 to William K. and Thelma (Horne) Nappier. He married Doris May (Wilcox) Nappier January 10, 1954 and she preceded him in death June 5, 2003. Robert was in the Army during the Korean conflict; after his 21 years of service to his country he retired and started working at the Cochran and Chair Company for 16 years in Aurora. He was a member of the Dillsboro American Legion Post #292. Robert enjoyed his family and visiting his friends at the Legion.

Robert is survived by sons: Robert Jr.(Linda) Nappier of Columbus, Ohio; Ron (Andrea) Nappier of Dillsboro; John Nappier of Dillsboro. Brothers: James and George Napier; Sister: Ann Napier. 4 Grandchildren, 3 Great-Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one sister Billie Jean Tridico and brother John Napier.

Services for Robert Nappier will be at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to the Dillsboro American Legion. Filter-DeVries Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements, Box 146, Dillsboro, In 47018; (812)432-5480.
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[Memorial] [Charles Rollins]
Nancy Smith
October 18, 1932 - March 25, 2017

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Nancy (Shelton) Smith, 84 of Dillsboro passed away March 25 2017 at Waters of Dillsboro. Nancy was born in Dillsboro on October 18, 1932 to Jesse and Alma (Neimeyer) Shelton. She was a member of the Dillsboro United Methodist Church and Dillsboro American Legion Auxiliary. Nancy owned and operated the Dillsboro Diner. She loved to cook meals for her family and the public

Nancy is survived by son: Tracey Adkisson of Dillsboro; Bill (Mary Ann) Adkisson of Erlanger, Ky; 8 Grandchildren, 25 Great-Grandchildren, 11 Great-Great-Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 4 brothers, 1 sister.

Services for Nancy (Shelton) Smith will be at the convenience of the family. Filter-DeVries Funeral entrusted with arrangements, Box 146, Dillsboro, In 47018; (812)432-5480.
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