Douglas Jay Gilbert, 56, of Houston, Texas, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at his home in Houston. He was born Oct. 14, 1958, in Wabash, to Max and Jean (Van Zant) Gilbert.
Betty Louise Bailey, 88, Warren, died at 9:55 p.m. on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 in her residence. She was born in Huntington County, Indiana to the late Chester and Hazel (Charles) Forrester. She married Ned G. Bailey on June 30, 1951. He preceded her in death on June 29, 1993.
James Willie Music Jr., 57, of Wabash, died at 7:53 am, Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. He was born May 5, 1957, in Paintsville, Ky., to James and Patricia (Chaplin) Music.
Dorothy Winnifred Johnson, 101, of Timbercrest Senior Living Community in North Manchester, died at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 6 at Parkview Huntington Hospital. She was born Nov. 15, 1913 in Pesotum, Illinois to Charles and Clara (Voightritter) Johnson. Dorothy was the only child of Charles and Clara.
Charlotte Ida Frank McKinlay, 93, rural of North Manchester, died at 9:40 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at Wellbrooke of Wabash. She was born May 17, 1921, in Wabash County, to Ralph and Minnie (Staples) Weller.
Pauline B. “Polly” Kuhn, 83, Mentone, died at 7:30 a.m. Jan. 7, 2015, at her home.
Nancy J. McCammon, 64, North Manchester, died at 4:50 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.
Colleen Purdy, 81, rural Wabash, died at 8:35 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 6 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born in Wabash on Dec. 21, 1933 to Harold and Alice (O'Brien) Harden.