March 20th, 2014
Alberta R. Bickerstaff
Dec. 20, 1929 â March 18, 2014
PLYMOUTH â Alberta R. âPetieâ Bickerstaff, 84, passed away on Tuesday evening March 18, 2014 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend after taking ill unexpectedly due to natural causes.
Alberta was born in Plymouth on Dec. 20, 1929, the daughter of Alfonso and Eleanor (Duggan) Ball. She attended Plymouth High School.
Alberta married Leslie V. Bowman, and to their union came two sons, Greg A. and Lee A. Bowman. Leslie would precede her in death on Dec. 18, 1971.
MARSHALL COUNTY â The county's severe weather warning system will be tested this morning, according to an alert sent out at 8 a.m. Thursday. Residents are advised they may hear sirens at around 10 a.m. and again at 7:30 p.m.as the test is conducted. This is Severe Weather Awareness Week.
PLYMOUTH â Enforcement of Plymouth's ordinances is now the authority of the Plymouth Police, according to a release from Mayor Mark Senter.
Details on the transition are in today's Pilot News.
PLYMOUTH â Marshall County Superior Court Judge Robert Bowen handed out sentences Wednesday to a Plymouth man charged with manufacturing meth across the street from a school and a Plymouth woman who conspired to manufacture meth at a Plymouth area motel.
Read about the sentences and the cases in the Thursday, March 20 edition of the Pilot News.
PLYMOUTH â The Marshall County Farm Bureau hosted their annual luncheon Wednesday, with US Senator Dan Coats in attendance.
For more on the story, check out today's Pilot News.
ARGOS â Three volunteer firemen, two from Argos and one from Tippecanoe, were awarded the prestigious "Medal of Valor" from the Indiana State Fire Marshal's office Wednesday evening.
Find out more about these heroes in today's Pilot News.
Iris M. Brumley
May 14, 1921 - March 16, 2014
LAKEVILLE â Iris M. Brumley, 92, of Lakeville passed away at 9:40 p.m. Sunday, March 16, 2014. She was born on May 14, 1921 in LaPaz to the late Charles E. and Estella (Schaal) Wingett. On Oct. 11, 1941 in South Bend she was united in marriage to James C. Brumley who preceded her in death on Dec. 21, 1961.
Nov. 19, 1936 - March 14, 2014
PLYMOUTH âÂ Pastor Larry D. Ferguson, age 77, ofÂ Plymouth, passed away at 6:10 p.m., on Friday, March 14, 2014, at Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home, in Plymouth.Â
Sandra Jean Cash McKinzie Gaylor
June 4, 1936 - March 17, 2014
FRANKFORT â Sandra Jean Cash McKinzie Gaylor, 77, of Frankfort, passed away Monday, March 17, 2014, at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
She was born June 4, 1936, in Noblesville, to John and Rosemary Johnson Cash. On Sept. 10, 1955, she married Eddie G. McKinzie in Frankfort; he preceded her in death on Sept. 29, 1998. On July 12, 2001, she married Neal T. Gaylor; he survives.
Gerhardt âGaryâ Leed
March 18, 2014
LaPAZ âÂ Gerhardt âGaryâ Leed, 83, of LaPaz, died, Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Bremen Health Care Center. Arrangements are pending at Van Gilder Funeral Home.