|G. Todd Walton (pictured with wife, Cindy)|
Licensed Funeral Director / Owner
Todd is a native of Linton, the son of Gary and Suette Walton, and the brother of Kerrie Stamm. He began working at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home at age sixteen, soon realizing his desire to be a part of the funeral profession. After graduating from Linton-Stockton High School in 1992, he enrolled in the Vincennes University Mortuary Science Program, graduating in 1995. He began working as an intern in May 1995, and a year later, became a licensed funeral director. Todd managed the Linton funeral home for several years. In January 2004, he and his wife, Cindy, along with Vern and Gia Spoor, purchased Welch & Cornett Funeral Homes in Linton and Worthington. He married Cindy Firkins, June 29, 1996, and they have three daughters, Allie, Aubrey, and Adalyn. He is a member of the First United Methodist Church, F.& A.M. Lodge #560, B.P.O. Elks #866, Rotary (Past President), Civitan (Past President), and the Sons of the American Legion, all of Linton. He also serves as a board member for the Greene County General Hospital Foundation & the Greene County Foundation.
|Vern L. Spoor (pictured with wife, Gia)|
Licensed Funeral Director / Owner
Vern was born in Fordsville, Kentucky to Elmer V. and Annis (Tuttle) Spoor. He graduated from Fordsville High School in 1966, then moved to Seymour in 1967 to work for Voss & Sons Funeral Service and to attend Kentucky School of Mortuary Science. He became a licensed funeral director in 1969. On November 15, 1969, Vern married Gia G. Baugh,the daughter of Cecil & Mildred (Brown) Baugh, in Holton, Indiana. On February 29, 1988, he began working for Welch & Cornett Funeral Homes in Worthington and Linton, assuming the position of manager at Worthington. On January 1, 2004, he and Gia, along with Todd and Cindy Walton, purchased the Welch & Cornett Funeral Homes. He is a member of the Folsom Memorial United Methodist Church and the Citizens Advisory Board of Worthington Family Medicine, former member of Seymour Jaycees, charter member of Seymour Sertoma Club, past president of Worthington-Jefferson Ruritan Club, and former member of the Worthington Town Council. Vern and Gia have a daughter, Kia, married to Jeff Dyar, a son, Lee Spoor, and two granddaughters, Stephanie and Bethanie Dyar.
|Delmar C. Hasler|
Licensed Funeral Director / Past Owner
Delmar is a Greene County, Indiana native. The Hasler family is one of the early settlers of Greene County. Delmar graduated from Switz City High School in 1944 and served in the U.S. Army Air-Corp during World War II. While on leave from the war, he married N. June Newsom of the Switz City area. After the war, he attended the Indiana College of Mortuary Science, graduating in 1948. He immediately began working for Harry Welch & Floyd Cornett, along with Marvin Taylor. He and Marvin purchased the business in 1965. The Hasler family owned the funeral home until 2004 when Todd Walton & Vern Spoor became the new owners. Delmar is a member of the Saron United Church of Christ, a lifetime member of the VFW Post #7118 & American Legion Post #22, a member of F. & A.M. Lodge #560, B.P.O. Elks #866, Moose Lodge,& the Rotary Club, all of Linton, the Scottish Rite & Shriners Club, both of Terre Haute, the Greene County Shrine Club, and the Knights of Pythias of Worthington. He remains an important part of the funeral home. During visitations or funeral services, there is a good chance that he will be at the door, as he has been for sixty-two years.
|Betty M. Corbin|
Betty is the daughter of Neal & Dorothy (Cole) Hobson. She graduated from Carlisle-Haddon High School in 1963 and attended Ozark Bible College in Joplin, Missouri for two years. She married Larry Corbin, the son of Paul and Edna (Roush) Corbin, on November 23, 1968, in Bicknell, Indiana. They have two sons, Jon Christopher Corbin, married to Julie, and Aaron Michael Corbin, two step-grandchildren, Stevie and Jerika Ellis, & three great-grandchildren, Addy Stefancik, Izzy Robling, & Sophie Ellis. She and Larry are members of Lincoln Christian Church, and Betty is a member of the Willing Workers there. She worked at Peoples Trust Company in Linton for nine years before coming to Welch & Cornett on September 6, 1985, and considers it a privilege to serve the families who come to us. She enjoys her family, her church family, gardening, entertaining, and reading.
|Kenny R. Gillan|
Kenny is a lifelong resident of Linton. He is the son of Reba Gillan and the late Robert Gillan, and the twin brother of Kathy Howell. He graduated from Linton High School in 1969. He went on to Manchester College where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1973. Kenny began his teaching career at the Linton Elementary School in the fall of 1973. In 1976 he earned a Master of Arts Degree at DePauw University. He went on to Indiana University where he earned an Educational Specialist Degree which included School Counseling and School Administration. Kenny completed his teaching, counseling, and administration career at the Linton Elementary School in the Spring of 2005. He began working at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home the winter of 2005.
Kenny is a member of the First United Methodist Church where he sings in the choir and in the mens quartet.
Kenny Married Beth Strickler in 1974. They have 2 sons, Bryce and Blaine, and a granddaughter, Paisley Rae.
Mariah is the daughter of Mike and Stacey Hubbell. She is a 2010 graduate of Linton-Stockton High School. She attends Vincennes University and is a Mortuary Science major. She has two siblings: Samantha and Jake. Mariah likes to be outside, dance, and play softball. She is a part-time employee and plans to continue throughout college.