Rebecca J. 'Becky' England

Rebecca J. "Becky" England, 59, of Huntington, IN, died Monday, March 8, 2010, at 8:02 p.m. at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. England was a homemaker, and a supervisor for five years at Economy Machine in Roanoke. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Huntington, and 1968 graduate of Huntington High School.

She was born May 22, 1950, in Bluffton to Rev. Joseph and Virginia Myers Sumwalt. They survive in Warren. She married Rodger K. England on Aug. 22, 1980, in Huntington, and he also survives.

Marianne Mattox

Marianne Mattox, 76, of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at 1:10 p.m. at the Heritage of Huntington.

Mrs. Mattox was a 1951 graduate of Ovid High School in Ovid, MI. She graduated from Greenville College with a bachelor's degree in education. She attended Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Wabash.

She was born April 3, 1933, in Ovid, MI, to John and Clara Nolte Behrens. She married Jack B. Mattox on Oct. 5, 1967, in Ovid. He preceded her in death on Dec. 29, 1986.

Linda M. Morgan

Linda M. Morgan, 75, of Warren, IN, died Monday, March 8, 2010, at Heritage Pointe in Warren.

Mrs. Morgan had been employed by the United Methodist Memorial Home in Warren, now known as Heritage Pointe.

She was the daughter of Garl Burton and Vivian Hillsamer Apt. She married Gerald I. Morgan in Warren in 1954. Her husband preceded her in death.

Survivors include two sons, Dale Morgan, of Warren, and Ronnie Morgan, of Saudi Arabia; a sister, Cynthia (Glen) Mangee, of Hopewell, NJ; and a brother Timothy (Rita) Apt, of Athens, AL.

Nellie E. Bomersback

Nellie E. Bomersback, 93, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, March 7, 2010, at 6:22 a.m. at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

Mrs. Bomersback graduated from Wadena High School and St. Vincent's Hospital School of Nursing in Indianapolis, She was a registered nurse and owned Frank's Superette in Andrews. She was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Huntington.

She was born July 16, 1916, in Lochielto Joe and Anna Funk Stone. She married Frank J. Bomersback on June 16, 1941, in Fowler. Her husband preceded her in death on Feb. 11, 1985.

Betty L. Haynes

Betty L. Haynes, 63, of Avilla, IN, and having family members in Roanoke, IN, died Saturday, March 6, 2010, at 12:03 a.m. at Parkview Noble Community Hospital, Kendallville.

Mrs. Haynes and her husband had owned and operated BJ's Small Engine Repair in Avilla for several years. She had also worked at Electric Motors in Garrett, LaOtto Manufacturing and Hays Tap in Avilla. She graduated from Avilla High School in 1964 and was a member of the Avilla American Legion Post 240 Auxiliary.

David A. Finton

David A. Finton, 66, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, March 7, 2010, at Progressive Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mr. Finton worked with in the district construction department of the Indiana Department of Transportation in Fort Wayne for 43 years, retiring as a project supervisor on Aug. 8, 2008. He worked on many construction projects throughout northeast Indiana, including the rehabilitation of the J. Edward Roush Dam in 2004 and most recently the resurfacing of Ind.-124 from Ind.-5 to Ind.-9.

Landis carries Eagles to first ICBA state hoop title

The Huntington Eagles varsity boys’ homeschool basketball team won the Indiana Christian Basketball Alliance state championship in Greenwood on Saturday, March 6.
Photo provided.

Jed Landis banged in 44 points to carry the Huntington Eagles varsity boys' homeschool basketball team to a 72-66 victory over the Indianapolis Homeschool Wildcats to take the team's first Indiana Christian Basketball Alliance Boys' State Basketball Championship title at the Gathering Place in Greenwood on Saturday, March 6.

Matt Weaver backed up Landis with a double-double, 12 points and 11 rebounds. Caleb Featherston added 11 points.

The Eagles will move on to the National Christian Homeschool Basketball Championships in Springfield, MO, during the week of March 15-20.

Gregory A. Hedrick

Gregory Alan Hedrick, 58, of Huntington, IN, died Saturday, March 6, 2010, at 10:35 p.m. at his home.

Mr. Hedrick, a lifelong Huntington resident, graduated from Huntington North High School in 1969 and the police academy in 1975. He was a captain with the Huntington Police Department and had served as a police officer for more than 34 years. He was the owner of Hedrick's Eagle Excavating and co-owner of Caribbean Corner. He also coached baseball at the Huntington PAL Club.

Thomas A. Robertson

Thomas Allen Robertson, 62, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having family members in Markle, IN, died Wednesday, March 3, 2010, at Regency Place in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Robertson was a veteran of the United States Army.

He was born Sept. 23, 1947, in Fort Wayne to Richard and Maxine Robertson.

E. Elaine Beaty

E. Elaine Beaty, 62, of Marion, IN, and having family members in Warren, IN, died Wednesday, March 3, 2010, at Wesleyan Health Care Center, Marion.

Mrs. Beaty was employed by RCA/Thomson for 37 years, retiring in 2004. She was a member of the Northeast Church of God and Women of the Church of God and served as a Kids Alive mentor at the church. She was a member of the Women's Democratic Party, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1160 and Central Labor Council of Grant County. She volunteered and worked at the YWCA.

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