Jason Arthur Brown

Jason Arthur Brown


Jason Arthur Brown, 43, of North Vernon, passed away at 6:17 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, with his family by his side.

Born June 27, 1973, in Columbus, he was the biological son of Leroy Brown of Azalia and Nancy Staublin Morgan of Taylorsville. On May 20, 2000, in Paris Crossing, he married Trish Erwin Brown, who survives in North Vernon.

Jason was a 1991 graduate of Columbus North High School. He served in the U.S. Air Force, was employed at Impact Forge in Columbus as a draftsman and was baptized into the Catholic church. He loved riding motorcycles, fishing, canoeing, playing his guitar and music and attending sporting events with his son, Trey Arthur Brown.

Jason was beloved by his Uncle Tony and Aunt Terrie Staublin of Scipio along with his cousin, Adam Staublin.

Other survivors include a brother, Vince “Scott” Brown of Lexington, Kentucky; a stepsister, Alonza Dawn of Azalia; stepbrothers, Paul Wright of Ogilville, Kevin Morgan of Zionsville and Darrin Morgan of Indianapolis; grandparents, William “Bill” and Helen Staublin of Columbus; mother-in-law, Marilyn Hooser of Crothersville; father-in-law, Buster Erwin of Crothersville; brother-in-law, Brad Erwin of Crothersville; sister-in-law, Jill Erwin of Jeffersonville; nieces and nephews, Kari Erwin of Columbus, Maddie and Graham Brown of Lexington, Kentucky, and Ian Fox Roesler of Azalia; his stepmother, Rhonda Brown of Azalia; his stepfather, Jim Morgan of Taylorsville; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charlie Johnson and Mary Brown Johnson.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory in Crothersville with Father Dan Staublin and the Rev. Ralph Hillenburg officiating. Cremation is planned.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 10 a.m. until time of service Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be given to his son, Trey, for college expenses. Make checks payable to Trish Brown, c/o Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229.

Condolences may be made at adamsfuneral homeonline.com.

Ruth A. Disque Reedy


Ruth A. Disque Reedy, 77, of Brownstown, passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, at her home.

Born Oct. 3, 1939, in Brownstown, she was the daughter of Edison Franklin Disque and Mary Elizabeth Goss Disque, both of whom preceded her in death. On March 15, 1958, she married John E. Reedy, who passed away in October 1999.

Ruth was a 1957 graduate of Brownstown High School. She had worked in retail accounting at Ben Franklin for 10 years and retired as secretary/treasurer from J.E. Reedy Inc. She most recently was a member of Brownstown Church of the Nazarene, where she served on the church board. She had been a member of Seymour First Church of the Nazarene for 35 years. During those years, she taught prekindergarten at the church. She also had taught vacation Bible school and was active in the ladies ministries at the church.

Survivors include her children, J. Jeffrey (Heather) Reedy, Gregory A. (Alicia) Reedy, Brian A. (Sara) Reedy, Joseph K. (Amy) Reedy, Eric F. (Denise) Reedy and Matt K. (Dianne) Reedy; and 14 grandchildren and two stepgrandchildren, Andrew (fiancée Kristen Schacknaman) Reedy, Patrick Reedy, Caleb Reedy, Bethany Reedy, Grant Reedy, Laine Reedy, Elizabeth Reedy, Marissa Reedy, Jared Reedy, Lauren Reedy, Jacob Reedy, Jack Reedy, Ava Reedy, Matthew Reedy, Brad Medford and Jeremy Brown.

Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Ivalene Disque Crum, and two brothers, John Disque and Lebert Disque.

The funeral service will be at noon Tuesday at Brownstown Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Tim Lichtley officiating. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Brownstown.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 11 a.m. until time of service Tuesday at the church.

Winklepleck-Weesner in Brownstown funeral home handled the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Brownstown Church of the Nazarene or the John and Ruth Reedy Scholarship Fund.

Roselyn ‘Rosie’ Marie McKinney Snyder


Roselyn “Rosie” Marie McKinney Snyder, 86, a former Brownstown resident residing in Indianapolis, was called to her heavenly home the morning of Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at Bloom Assisted Living.

Born March 8, 1930, in Columbus, she was the daughter of Floyd and Dora McKinney, both of whom preceded her in death. She was married to Charles W. Snyder, who preceded her in death.

Survivors include a sister, Hazel Nelson of Florida; four children, Cheryl (Dennis) Singer of New Palestine, Bill (Kathy) Snyder of Hunter, New York, Beckie (Brian) Eckelman of Columbus and Julia (Jim) Yeater of Greenwood; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by sisters, Kate (Jack) Jackson and Betty (Alf) VonDielingen, and a brother, Don (Martha) McKinney.

Reflecting her giving, selfless nature and a desire to advance health care to benefit others, Roselyn donated her body to the Indiana University School of Medicine for research and education.

Family and friends are invited to gather from 10 to 11 a.m. March 4 at Zion Lutheran Church in New Palestine. A memorial service will follow with Pastor Jason Taylor officiating.

Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church in New Palestine, the American Heart Association or the Arthritis Foundation.

Richard Eugene Treadway


Richard Eugene Treadway, 81, of Washington County, passed away at 1:15 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, at his home.

Born April 21, 1935, in Medora, he was the son of Homer Treadway and Mary Brown Treadway, both of whom preceded him in death.

He was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed fishing, art work, puzzles and building birdhouses. He loved to go to the Ross Country Jamboree.

Survivors include 16 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, William Treadway and Homer Treadway, and two sisters, Edna Morley and Louise Overshiner.

The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Hague Funeral Home in Medora with Pastor Scott Erwin officiating. Burial will be at Dixon Chapel Cemetery in Lawrence County.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service Monday.

Memorials may be given to Dixon Chapel Cemetery or Blue River Services Inc.