JOHN PHILLIP "JACK" AEBERSOLD, retired pastor (NIC), died April 15, 2008. A funeral service was held April 19 in the Wright Memorial Chapel in Franklin, Ind. Inurnment was in the Evergreen Cemetery in Louisville, Ky. Condolences may be sent to Lois Aebersold, Franklin Methodist Community, 1070 W. Jefferson St., Franklin, IN 46131.
THEODORE E. FORBES, retired Elder (SIC), died May 3, 2008. A memorial service was held May 8, at Epworth UMC in Newburgh, Ind. Survivors include: Wife, Donna Forbes, 6111 Jamestown Court, Evansville, IN 47715; one son, Todd Forbes; daughters, Tammy, Angelique and Wendy; and one step-daughter Lisa. Memorial contributions can be made to the Parkinson's Foundation.
PATRICK L. FULBRIGHT, retired pastor (NIC), died May 11, 2008. A memorial service was held Thursday, May 15 at the St. Joseph UMC in Ft. Wayne, Ind. Survivors include: His wife, Sherry (Fort Wayne District UMC Administrative Assistant), 4612 Bradwood Terrace, Ft. Wayne, IN 46815.
MARION THOMPSON GARRISON, surviving spouse of Bishop Edwin Garrison died June 4, 2008. A memorial service was held June 10 in the Wright Chapel in Franklin, Ind., with burial in Memorial Cemetery. Survivors include: Brother, Paul Thompson; two sisters, Gail Dwyer and Carol Thomas Shimer, 5300 W 96th Street, Indianapolis, In 46268, along with several nieces and nephews.
EMILY B. HUIE, 69, of West Lafayette, Ind., died June 13, 2008. She and her husband John Huie were long-time supporter of Africa University. A memorial service was held June 22 at St. Andrew UMC in West Lafayette. Survivors include: Husband, John; two sons, John Carlton and Michael Lane; grandchildren, Matthew, Anna, Taylor, Grant and Rhett. Memorial gifts may be given to Purdue Foundation with a memo notation for Huie Endowment for IPIA (International Programs in Agriculture) in memory of Emily Huie. Mail to: Agricultural Development Office, 715 W. State St., West Lafayette, IN 47906. Condolences can be sent to John Huie at 23 Flowermound Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47906-9050.
ROSEMARY SKINNER KELLER, 73, a senior scholar at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Ill., and the school's first female dean, died June 5, 2008. A memorial service and reception was held for Rosemary Skinner Keller at Garrett-ETS in the seminary's Chapel of the Unnamed Faithful on June 19. Survivor include: Husband, the Rev. Bob Keller, a Yale classmate whom she married in 1958 shortly after they graduated; two children, John and Jennifer; and twin grandsons, Connor and Cameron.
EDWARD MILLER, SR., retired Elder (SIC), died May 15, 2008. A memorial service was held May 19 at First UMC in Mount Vernon, Ind., with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery in Evansville, Ind. Survivors include: Wife, Mary Bailey-Miller, 837 S Eickhoff, Evansville, IN 47712; daughter, Donna Parsons; son, Edward Miller Jr.; and step-son, Randy Bailey; 3 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren; 11 step-great-grandchildren, and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
MARIAN PARKS, widow of the late Rev. Wilson S. Parks (NIC), died May 19, 2008. A memorial service was held June 28 at First UMC in Mishawaka. Condolences can be sent to Elizabeth Parker, 3733 Humphrey Dr., St. Louis, MO 63116.
SHIRLEY PFRANG, wife of Harold Pfrang former SIC conference treasurer (1976-1990), died June 22, 2008. A memorial service to honor her life was held July 5 in the Wright Chapel at Franklin UMC Community. In lieu of flowers the family has asked that memorial contributions be sent to Honey Creek UMC, 2722 South Honey Creek Road, Greenwood, IN 46143 and Franklin United Methodist Community.
EDNA F. SCHRAM, widow of Harold Schram (NIC), died May 20, 2008. A funeral service was held on May 24 at High Point, N.C. Survivors include: Two daughters; and two sons. Condolences may be sent to Carolee Shinn, 8507 Encanto Way, Fort Wayne, IN 46815.
PATRICIA SMOCK, retired Diaconal Minister (SIC), died December 2007. A memorial service was held Dec. 22 at North Lake Presbyterian Church in Lady Lake, Fla. Survivors include: Husband, William Smock, 212 Del Rio Dr., Lady Lake, FL 32159-5664; three daughters, Cindy Goodwin, Becky Bovier and Leslie Dyar; 7 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.
IRENE TAUBER, widow of the Rev. Karl P. Tauber (NIC), died May 11, 2008. A memorial service was held May 14 at the Marcellus UMC. Survivors include: Three daughters, Pat Peircey, Ark.; Sharon Zurbrigg, Ajax, Ontario, Canada; and Karel Woerner, Lafayette, Ind. Condolences can be sent to Ruth Cobb, P.O. Box 50, Marcellus, MI 49067. Memorials can be given to the Marcellus UMC.