James W. Likens

July 6, 2010

James W. Likens 86 of Frankfort, IN, died at 8:15 p.m. July 6, 2010 at his home. Born October 12, 1923 in Lebanon, IN to the late Leroy and Ivy (Doty) Likens. He married Bertha Garrett on December 10, 1942 in Lebanon and she survives. Mr. Likens attended Lebanon High School. He worked for the railroad for 11 years, Alcoa for 30 years, retiring in 1984. He also sheared sheep. Mr. Likens formerly attended Faith Baptist Church. He was a member of Eagles Lodge for 32 years and enjoyed fishing, shooting pool and traveling.

Visitation and Services

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 10, 2010 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday, July 9th at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery.

Survived by:

Wife: Bertha Likens of Frankfort 3 Daughters: Janet Boller of Colfax, Erma (Jack) Kelly of Moran and Mary Birge of Frankfort 1 Brother: Lester Likens of California 11 Grandchildren and 32 Great Grandchildren and 6 Great Great Grandchildren

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by and infant daughter, Joyce, brother, Bernard Likens and sister, Jesse Abbott.


3 Condolences for “James W. Likens”

  1. Terry & Joyce Phillips July 8, 2010 at 11:04 am

    Dear Judy and family, we were saddened to hear of Jim’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. GOD BLESS YOU. Sincerely, Joyce and Terry ,former Frankfort residents now in Tazewell, TN.

  2. Angel (Petty) & Robert Hopwood July 9, 2010 at 5:15 pm

    Bug, we are sorry to hear about Jim, our thoughts are with you.

  3. Bill & Marilyn Abbott July 10, 2010 at 10:00 am

    Dear Judy & family:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. We know that Uncle Jim is finally pain free and at peace with Jesus. We have many fond memories of our visits with you both at your home. Bill’s memories of Uncle Jim will remain very precious to him of his growing up years and fun times together.
    Love & God Bless,
    Bill & Marilyn

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