6th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
French Funeral Home held their 6th annual Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 12, 2014 in the field north of Lawson Ė Miller Chapel. There were over 3000 candy filled eggs and a grand prize for each age group. The grand prize winner for ages 0-4 years old was Kohlson Long. Kohlson is 2 years old and is the son of Michelle and Bobby Long. Kohlson won a Little Tikes Sandy Lagoon Water Table. The grand prize winner for ages 5-8 was Ava Goins. Ava is 6 years old and is the daughter of Kevin and Christina Goins. Ava won a Razor Power Scooter. The grand prize winner for ages 9-12 was Chloe Clark. Chloe is the daughter of Alan and Valerie Clark. Chloe won a DVD player and 3 DVDS
Lloyd R. Dalton
August 04, 1928 - March 19, 2012
Lloyd R. Dalton
Lloyd R. Dalton, 83, of rural Clay County, passed away at home March 19, 2012 following a brief illness.
Lloyd was born at home in Clay County, August 4, 1928 the son of Jennings and Lucille (Lash) Dalton. As a young boy he worked pulling rail road ties for the rail spur in Clay City. He grew up farming and continued this as his career throughout life. Lloyd married Ruth Gaskin January 12, 1950 in Coal City.
Lloyd enjoyed primitive woodworking. After retiring from farming he enjoyed spending time in Clay City, having coffee with friends reminiscing.
He was preceded in death by siblings: Sam, John, Rosie, Mary, Alice, Dorothy and Helen.
He is survived his wife Ruth of Clay City; daughter Katherine Oakes of Indianapolis, IN; son James Dalton and wife Lynda of Terre Haute, IN; granddaughters Lynn Dalton (Mike Weeks) of Steens, Mississippi and Ashley Dalton (Jeremy Bywater) of Tarkeo, MO; three great granddaughters: Alexis, Breezy, and Bella Bywater; brother Lester Dalton of Virginia; sisters: Julia Ridge of Indiana and Shirley Kleebee of Florida along with several nieces, nephews and extended family members.
Graveside services will be at Maple Grove Cemetery Thursday at 2:00pm. Visitation will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, Thursday, March 22, 2012 from 12:00pm until 1:30pm.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Annís Clinic 1436 Locust St. Terre Haute, IN 47807.