Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Greene  County  Daily  World
Greene County, Indiana Tuesday, March 2, 2004
          George M. Homewood,  83 of Linton, passed away at 6:30 a.m., today, March 2, at Linton Nursing and Rehab Center.  He was born April 25, 1920 in Chicago, Ill. to  George Bernard and  Hannah O'Grady Homewood.  He was a veteran of World War II, a member of the Central Christian Church in Washington, Ind., and worked for the Public Works Department at Crane.
          He is survived by his wife,  Linda Irene (Shipman) Homewood  of Linton, whom he married on May 6, 1998; four step-sons,  Mike Morgan  of Linton,  John Sherrill  of Linton,  Eric Sherrill  of Linton and  Jack Morgan  of Huntingburg, Ind.; one step-daughter,  Suzanne Tatlock  of Linton; three grandchildren  Leland Akers,  Lisa Lett  and  Lori Goodpastor  and 16 step-grandchildren; two great grandchildren and three step-great grandchildren; one brother  Dan Werfelman,  Mokena, Ill.; four sisters,  Elaine Greenleif  of Greenwood, Ill.,  LeVerne Mysker  of Lansing, Ill.,  Delores Morrow,  of Palos Heights, Ill and  Joan Hinist  of Winter Park, Fla.  He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, one brother and his second wife,  Delema Homewood.
          Graveside service will be at Sugarland Cemetery in Washington at 1 p.m. on Thursday. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until noon on Thursday at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton. There will be a military service at the grave.
Contributed by Phyllis Fleming and  Betty Kitchen

The  Washington  Times  Herald
Daviess County, Indiana 21 Apr 1998
          Delema V. Homewood,  73, Washington, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital at 11:50 a.m. Monday.  She had been in failing health for six months.  The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Central Christian Church with the Rev. James Payton officiating.  Interment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens.  Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Washington and Thursday from 10 a.m. until service time at the church.  Eastern Star Memorial services will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
          She was born on May 10, 1924 to  Elmer and  Lula (Lucas) Burch  in Greene County.  She married  George W.* Homewood  in February 1947 and he survives.  Surviving are a daughter,  Linda Akers,  Washington; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a step-great-grandchild; her mother survives in Washington and a brother,  Bud Burch,  DeBary, Fla.  She was preceded in death by her father and a grandchild.
          Homewood worked at the Daviess County Hospital for 40 years as a central supply manager.  She was a Glendale Eastern Star, Central Christian Church and lifelong community member.  She also served in the Army medical corp. during World War II.
*Betty’s note:  Per the Social Security Death Index and his obituary (below) George's middle initial is M.
Contributed by Phyllis Fleming and  Betty Kitchen

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