Death notices 1-20-12

Martha L. Elston
Jan. 18, 2012
AVILLA — Martha L. Elston, 80, of Avilla died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012 at Provena Sacred Heart Home in Avilla.
Surviving are six daughters and five sons-in-law, Charlotte (Gary) Minnick of Evansville, Patricia (Greg) Marshall of Brandon, Fla., Deborah Elston of Momence, Ill., Pamela (Bob) Parisher of San Antonio, Texas, Theresa (Brett) Master of Panama City, Fla., and Sheila (Bruce) Okeley of Wolcottville; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Dean (Helen) Elston of Bremen and Tim Elston of Plymouth; 14 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Ann Olson of Bourbonnais, Ill., Linda Allen and Janet Swagert both of St. Pete, Fla.; and five brothers, Clarence Wicker of Lebonan, Mo., Jim Wicker of St. Pete, Fla., Harold Wicker of Lancaster, Ohio, Doug Wicker of Winchester, and Don Wicker of Wheatfield.
Service will be held Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012 at 1 p.m. at Frurip-May Funeral Home, 309 W. Michigan St., LaGrange. Visitation will be held from 12:30 until service time.
Memorials may be given to American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be left for the family at

Henry Lee Willhite Sr.
Jan. 15, 2012
CULVER — Henry Lee Willhite Sr., 79, of Culver died Monday, Jan. 15, 2012 at his residence.
He is survived by his wife, Gladys Willhite of Culver; sons, Michael Lee Willhite of Culver, Henry Lee Willhite Jr. of Culver; brothers, Lawrence Willhite of Milwaukee, Wis., Roosevelt Willhite of Eldorado, Ark.; sister, Pearlie Mae Price of Milwaukee, Wis.; and one grandchild.
Visitation is Friday, Jan. 20, 2012 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Culver Academy Memorial Chapel.
A private graveside service will take place. Burial will be at Culver Masonic Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the Henry & Gladys Willhite Minority Scholarship Fund in care of Ancilla College.
Letters of condolence for the family may be sent via the obituary page at
The Odom Funeral Home of Culver is in charge of arrangements.

Judy Brinkman
Jan. 18, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Judy Brinkman, 67, of Plymouth died Jan. 18, 2012.
Services are pending at Van Gilder Funeral Home.