Joseph Allen Bates, 43, died Sept. 5. He was born Oct. 29, 1970. He was married to the former Bonnie Sue McIntosh, and she survives.
He is also survived by three children, his mother, five siblings, and his mother-in-law. He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11, at McClain Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until the time of service on Thursday.
Roy D. Malott, 94, died peacefully at home on Sept. 1. He was born in Amboy, on Aug. 31, 1920, to Clifford Malott Sr. and Delcie (Graf) Malott. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Paul Malott and Clifford Malott Jr. He is survived by his loving wife, Marianne (Adams) Malott; two children, Heather Malott (David Cotton) and Jerome Malott (Tonya Hollingsworth); and two grandchildren, Dr. Beauregard Malott Middaugh (Sarah Middaugh), and Haleigh River Middaugh.
Virginia "Ginny" L. Williams, 80, Wabash, went home to be with Jesus on Sept. 8. She was born Aug. 29, 1934 in Wabash, to the late Ora A. and Louise (Owen) Banks.
Darlene Klemmedson, 80, died Sept. 7. She was born Dec. 16, 1933.
She is survived by two daughters, one brother, two sisters, three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 13 at 1 p.m. at Timbercrest Chapel, 2201 East Street, North Manchester, with visitation from 12-1 p.m.
Arrangements were entrusted to McKee Mortuary, North Manchester.
Larry W. Truax, 75, died Sept. 3. He was born April 9, 1939. He was married to June Jameson; she preceded him in death.
He is survived by three children, 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by multiple siblings.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 8, at McClain Funeral Home, Denver with Rev. Dick Wiles officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Mexico with military rites by the Miami County Military Rites Team. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of service on Monday.
Verna Torpy, 66, died Aug. 29. She was born Sept. 30, 1947. She was married to Max Torpy; he survives.
She is also survived by one son, one daughter, one brother and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters.
Funeral services will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, 173 Hale Drive, Wabash, on Sept. 3 at 1 p.m. Calling hours will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church.
Arrangements are entrusted to McKee Mortuary, North Manchester.
Eloise A. Sheets, 73, died Aug. 29. She was born on Jan. 24, 1941. She was married to Ronny Sheets; he survives.
She is also survived by two sons, one grandson, three granddaughters, and one brother. she was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be held Sept. 4 at 1 p.m. at the United Church of Christ, 202 E. 2nd Street, Warren. Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church.
Arrangements are being handled by Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home in Warren.
Josephine W. Pulley, 80, died Aug. 31. She was born June 28, 1934. She was married to Ralph Pulley; he survives.
She is also survived by one son, three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, six brothers and five sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 5, at Christian Heritage Church, River Road, 2776 S. River Rd., Wabash. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 4-8 p.m., Thursday at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash.