Warner Allen Davidson

July 30, 2014

Warner Allen Davidson, 56 of Crawfordsville passed away Monday at St. Elizabeth Hospital Crawfordsville.

Mr. Davidson was born March 1, 1958 in Dover Delaware to Warner Max and Imogene Chastain Davidson.

He married Shiela Bond Jessie May 14, 1994, she survives.

He was a truck driver for many years. He was also a member of the American Legion and an avid NASCAR fan.

He is also survived by a daughter Renee Davidson of Florida; Brothers Jim (Linda) Davidson of Kirklin, & Mike (Gail) Davidson of Romney; Sisters Willadean Wooldridge of Plainfield and Pam White of Danville. He is also survived by step children Donnie Jessie of Jamestown, April (John Wiley) Jessie of Indianapolis and Heather (Jason) Waldon of Wingate. He has five grandchildren.

Cremation was chosen, a visitation will be held 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hunt & Son Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to help with expenses.

Imogene K. 'Genie' Kirkpatrick Butler

July 30, 2014

Imogene K. 'Genie' Kirkpatrick Butler age 90, died 11:55 a.m. Friday following a lengthy illness, in Woodland Manor Nursing Home, Attica. Mrs. Butler was born near Wingate, Aug. 15, 1923 daughter of the late George M and Ada B. Counts Kirkpatrick. She was previously married to the late Roland G. Butler II.

She was a member of the last graduating class of Newtown High School and she graduated from the St. Elizabeth School of Nursing in Lafayette. She worked 40 years as a RN for the Veterans Administration Hospitals, first in Long Beach, CA and in 1974 begin working in the Danville, Ill., hospital from which she retired.

She was a former member of the Long Beach United Methodist Church, Newtown Community Church, Quigle-Palin American Legion Auxiliary and National Association of Mental Illness. Genie was a nice, caring person.

Surviving are: A son, Roland G. 'Rolly' (wife Teresa) Butler of rural Wingate and two daughters: Linda K. Butler of Lafayette and Rebecca 'Becky' ( Denny) Benner of Fowler. Grandchildren, Ed, Rob, Kristen, Rachel, John, Michelle. A great-grandchild Cecelia. Two brothers: Robert (Jill) Kirkpatrick of Veedersburg and Kenneth (Barb) Kirkpatrick of Lafayette. Special friends, the Carol Lawrence family of Nixon, MO. Many nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by a aister, Cleo Longdon, an infant son David and a grandson Danny.

Her family will receive guests 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Family and Friends Funeral Home of Wingate, with her funeral service beginning at 7 p.m. ,Tuesday, at the funeral home with Pastor Mike Parks officiating. An interment service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, at Meharry Cemetery. Memorials to: Newtown Community Church or CAAP/Benton Community Foundation. To leave a condolence or share a memory, visit us online at


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