Leonard A. Eck, 89, died Jan. 20. He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace Eck. He is survived by sons Leonard (Tobie), Ron (Linda) and Raymond (Nancy) and daughter Mary Louise (Arthur) Lady. Daughter Beverly Hoff preceded her parents in death. Also surviving are 19 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren and sister Catherine Wagner. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Jan. 23 at Holy Name Catholic Church. He was buried at Entombment Calvary Cemetery.
Brandi Renae Hammel, 26, died Jan. 19. She was born Dec. 25, 1983. She is survived by her son, Kendon L. Wood, Jr. (age 2) and her fiancee, Kendon L. Wood; her father, James Hammel; her mother, Sandra L. Corlette; a brother, Nicholas Hammel (Cierra); sister Caila Corlette; grandparents, Marian Hammel and Lily Ford. Services were held Jan. 24 at Daniel F. O’Riley Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations to help with funeral expenses may be made out to Bernadette Clifford c/o O’Riley Funeral Home.
Evelyn Irene (Sinders) Moats, 84, died Jan. 14. She was born June 17, 1924, and grew up in Greene County. She married John Samuel Moats, preceded her in death, in 1948. She was a homemaker, but in her later years, worked for the Indiana Employment Security Division. She is survived by children Cynthia (Steve) Byrkett, Rochelle (Ron) Covert and Kenneth (Mary), 16 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services were held Jan. 19 at G.H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, and Moats was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.ghherrmann.com.
Mildred S. Monroe, 95, died Jan. 24. She was born Jan. 21, 1914. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie D. Monroe, Sr., son, Charlie D. Monroe, Jr., daughter, Rosemarie J. Palmer and her husband, Ronnie, and great grandson, Luke. She is survived by her children, Bill L. Monroe, Rosalee J. (Ed) Forey, Ingrid S. (Bob) Thayer, and Angela F. (Herman) Cholewinski, and a sister, June Sherman, 12 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and 10 great-great grandchildren. Services for family and friends will be held at Little & Sons Beech Grove Chapel on Friday at 12 p.m. with visitation there from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.