Death notices 8-18-12

Shari Lynn Kirkland
Aug. 16, 2012
DELONG — Shari Lynn Kirkland, 48, of Tippecanoe Shores, near Delong, died, at 12:30 p.m., Aug. 16, 2012 at her home.
She is survived by her husband, Leslie; her mother, Marian Lotz; seven daughters, Heather (Stewart) Clemons of Roselawn, Felicia McGraw of Winamac, Nicole (Brian) Scott of Winamac, Ashley Kirkland of Tampa, Fla., Christina Kirkland of Riverview, Fla., Lesley Ann Kirkland of Delong, Sarah Kirkland of Akron; two sons, Dell Kirkland of Rochester,  Jeffery Kirkland of Delong; 14 grandchildren; three sisters, Debbie (Arthur) Benge of Tucson, Ariz., Denise (Bryan) Dyke of Marceline, Mo., Michelle (Danny) Sajdyk of Hopkinsville, Ky.; two sisters-in-law, Nancy (Charles) Cannon of Leiter’s Ford, Robin (Mark) Minix, father and mother-in-law Robert and Doris Kirkland, Riverview Fla.
Funeral will be at 12 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 in Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester. Visitation is two hours prior to the service in the funeral home. A private family burial will be in the Leiters Ford Cemetery. Memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to Hope Hospice. Condolences may be made at

Russell L. Brown
Aug. 14, 2012
WALKERTON — Russell Louis Brown, 92, of Walkerton died at home Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012.
He is survived by his sister, Hazel Reef of Austin, Ark.; three daughters, Bonita Gaines, Patricia Brown and Deeb Browne; and three grandchildren.
As per his wishes cremation has taken place. No services are planned for this time. Nusbaum-Elkin Funeral Home, 408 Roosevelt Road, Walkerton was entrusted with arrangements.

Louise Young Gerrick
Aug. 17, 2012
ROCHESTER — Louise Young Gerrick, 97, of Rochester, died at 8:36 a.m., Friday, Aug. 17, 2012 at her residence.
She is survived by two daughters, Nancy Dudney of Tampa, Fla., Audrey (Dan) Henderson of Wimauma, Fla.; a son, Stanley (Ann) Gerrick of Powder Springs, Ga.; 12 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Tuesday in the funeral home. Burial will be in the Gilead Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church of Rochester of Hope Hospice of Fulton County.
Condolences may be made to her family at

Donald Earl Isom Sr.
Aug. 6, 2012
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Donald Earl Isom Sr., 74, formerly of Plymouth, died Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 at his Klamath Falls, Ore. residence.
He is survived by his children, Donald E. (Cherly) Isom Jr., Robert E. (Kizzy) Isom all of Indiana, Susan K. (Jimmy) Marcum, Mike J. Isom all of West Virginia, Angela Masterson of Texas, and Cathy M. (Larry) Jones of West Virginia; 21 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at a later date in Indiana. Davenport’s Chapel of the Good Shepherd directors, 2680 Memorial Drive, Klamath Falls, Ore. handled arrangements.