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David W. Logue, 60, of Liberty, died Thursday, January 13, 2011, at McCullough Hyde Memorial Hospital in Oxford, Ohio.

David was born on July 7, 1950 to Julian and Ruth West Logue in Richmond. After graduating from Short High School, he attended the Purdue University Agriculture Short Course. He was inducted to the United States Army, and was awarded the Bronze Star medal for his service in Vietnam. On Feb. 6, 1972, David married the former Cathy Ferris. He loved working the family farm which was originally purchased by his grandfather. A loving husband, father, and grandfather, he enjoyed going to watch his grandsons in any activity. He was a member of the Fairhaven Community Church.

Family includes: his parents; Cathy, wife of 38 years; sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff and Becky Logue of Richmond, Scott and Daisy Logue, Brad and Jennifer Logue; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bob Logue, Tom and Sue Logue, Steve and Vicky Logue; sister and brother-in-law, Christine and Russell Rude; five grandsons, Sam, Alex, Levi, Hunter, and Rhett, all of Liberty; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were conducted January 16, 2011, at Fairhaven Community Church with Dr. Rich Studebaker officiating. Cremation followed. Showalter Blackwell Long Funeral Home, Fosdick Chapel, Liberty, was in charge of the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fairhaven Community Church or to the Union County 4-H Swine Project. For additional information and to send condolences or memories, visit


Marvin G. Alvey, 75, of Liberty, Ind. died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011, at the Brookville Healthcare Center in Brookville. He was born on December 8, 1935, in Fairfield, Ind., the son of the late Donald and Blanche (Younts) Alvey. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

Family includes: three brothers, Alfred Alvey of Laurel, Ind., Larry Alvey of Blooming Grove, Ind. and Dan Alvey of Laurel; several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were conducted by Pastor John Johnson on January 15, 2011, at Sims Cemetery in New Fairfield, Ind.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Hospice of Margaret Mary. Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home assisted the family with the arrangements. To sign the online guest book or to send personal condolences to the family, please visit


Linnie M. Shellberg, 75, of Connersville passed away Friday January 14, 2011, at Sycamore Springs in Liberty. She was born May 12, 1935, in Jackson County, KY, the daughter of the late Henry and Sudie Woods Ford. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and had worked at Ford Electronics and Refrigeration for 30 years, retiring in 1995. For 10 years she enjoyed spending winters in Sarasota, FL. She enjoyed playing golf and being with her family and loved to cook for her family. She was an accomplished musician and loved playing the banjo and guitar. She was a part of a bluegrass band that played in the area and was known for playing at the local nursing homes.

Family includes her husband, John E. Shellberg, to whom she was married May 9, 1987, in Connersville; a daughter, Debra Lynn Lang, Mooresville; a son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Brenda Stanton, Brownsville; three stepsons, Christopher Shellberg, Hamilton, OH; David and Lori Shellberg, Noblesville; and Bradley and Anita Rogers, Jackson, MI; two brothers, Joe and Libby Ford; Connersville; and Whitey Ford, Connersville; seven grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Floyd Ford, Daniel Ford and Heron Ford; and two sisters, Lurena Persinger and Odema Ford.

Funeral services were conducted on February 18, 2011, at Urban-Winkler Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Cici of the Milton Christian Church officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the psp foundation in care of Anyone wishing to send a personal message to the family may do so by going to www.urbanwinkler

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