Obituaries - June 9, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
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OLIVE MAE LOYD, 92, of Salem died Sunday, May 30, at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born May 15, 1918 in Washington County, the daughter of Bill and Nellie Purkhiser Cromer.
She was a member of Kansas Church of Christ, a homemaker and dairy farmer.
She is survived by her husband, Howard Loyd. They were married April 16, 1935.
She is also survived by a son, Melvin Loyd of Salem; three sisters, Lucy Jones of Louisville, Mary Smith of Knoxville, Tennessee and Betty Love of Fairfield, Arkansas; two grandchildren, Steven Loyd and Brenda Pruitt; and a great-grandson, Travis Nicks. She was preceded in death by a brother, John Cromer, a sister, Edith Loyd, and her parents.
Funeral services were Wednesday, June 2 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed at Crown Hill Cemetery.
Weather's Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

DANNY DALE FLEETWOOD,, 62, of Haleysburg died May 29, at Columbus Regional Hospital.
He was a truck driver for Krootz and then retired from Franklins. He was affiliated with Haleysburg Church of the Nazarene. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and bowling.
He was born in Washington County on August 14, 1947, the son of Millard D. Fleetwood and Geraldine Devin Fleetwood. He was a life resident of Jackson and Washington counties.
On February 5, 1966, he married Linda Sparks Fleetwood in Seymour. She survives and now lives in Haleysburg.
He is also survived by five daughters, Tyanna Arnold of Missouri, Kimberly Jo Watkins of Francisco, Dina Harris of Norman, Deborah Cornette of Austin, and Darlina Whitley of Georgia; three sons, Danny Fleetwood and Jacoby Fleetwood, both of Haleysburg, and Bret Fleetwood of Norman; three brothers, Darvin Fleetwood of Haleysburg, James Fleetwood of Medora, and Michael Fleetwood of Seymour; three sisters, Gwynden Dillman and Regina Coffey, both of Haleysburg, and Karen Scott of Medora; and 19 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Dewayne and Harvey Fleetwood, and one sister, Rhonda Underwood.
Services were Wednesday, June 2, at Johnson Funeral Home in Vallonia, with Mark Roberts presiding. Burial followed at Vallonia Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to Columbus Regional Hospital Cancer Center.

VIVIAN C. MORGAN, 79, of Salem died Wednesday, May 26, at Meadowview Health Care Center in Salem.
She was born October 22, 1930 in Washington County, the daughter of Eli and Lula Hoar Chastain.
She was a retired employee of LeWeb Industries. She was a member of Blue River Christian Church and Hoosier Hustlers Homemakers Club. She was a past president of Washington County Extension Office.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Lincscott "Scottie" Morgan on May 29, 2009; two brothers, Bob and Noah Chastain; five sisters, Gayle Marshall, Florence and Wilma Chastain, Marie Walton and Vernice Trinkle; and her parents.
She is survived by a son, Bill Morgan of Salem; two daughters, Judy Wheat of Cromwell and Carol Miller of Salem; seven grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services were Saturday, May 29 at Weathers Funeral Home, with Kevin Carty officiating. Burial followed at Blue River Christian Cemetery.

LEVI NEWBY, 48, formerly of Washington County, died May 29, at his home in Louisville.
He is survived by his wife Anne Marie Newby; one son, Zacharaiah Newby of Paoli; two daughters, Kerry Lee Rodriguez of Louisville and Beth Anne Newby of Louisville; two brothers, John Newby of Swansboro, NC and Tim Newby of Pekin; four sisters, Sandra Tolliver of Bledsoe, Ky.; Noel Newby of Bloomington, Bunny Newby of Jacksonville, NC and Georgetta Newby Harris of Youngstown, FLA.; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Services were Tuesday, June 1 at Love Funeral Home. Burial followed in Martinsburg Cemetery.

TEDDY DON JACKSON SR., 66, of Charlestown, died Monday, May 31 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
He was born Aug. 30, 1943 in Borden the son of Elmer and Jean Hogan Jackson.
He is survived by his his mother; daughters, Kristye Osborne of Loganville, GA, Karen Hernandez of Jeffersonville, Lisa Jackson of Charlestown and Saundra Martinez of Homestead, FL.; son Teddy D. Jackson Jr. of Planville, IN.; brothers, Jerry Hogan of Charlestown and Troy Hogan of Otisco; sister Pam Hogan of New Albany and 25 grandchildren.
Graveside services were held on Thursday, June 3 at the Charlestown Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

WATSON J. CAUDILL, JR., 79, Henryville passed died Wednesday, June 2 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born on December 20, 1930 in Letcher County, Kentucky and was the son of Watson and Viney Brown Caudill, Sr. Caudill was a retired lineman from LG&E, was a member of First Baptist Church in Charlestown and served in the United State Air Force.
Survivors include four daughters, Carlol Stoffregen, Henryville, Rachel Just and Laura Broady , both of Borden and Rebecca Caudill, Jeffersonville, four sons, Steve, David and Jim Caudill all of Henryville and Jay Caudill of Clarksville, 18 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Services were conducted on Friday, June 4 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Mountain Grove Cemetery in Henryville.

NORMA JEAN ROSS, 84, Charlestown, died Wednesday, June 2 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was the daughter of Jay and Sadie Stansbury Hammond.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Ray Ross and son Donnie Ray Ross.
Survivors include two sons, Ronald Ross, Florida and James Ross, Charlestown, two daughters, Sharon Boles, Nabb and Debbie Kinder, Charlestown, one foster son, William Butch Burden Ross, Louisville, 15 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services were conducted on Saturday, June 5 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.

ROBIN K. STAHL, 45, Salem died Monday, May 31, at her residence.
In 1995, she married Paul J. Stahl, who survives.
She was a homemaker and had been a resident of Washington County since 1999, formerly of New Albany.
Born December 14, 1964 in Louisville, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Robert and Carla (Hagen) Selter.
Also surviving are four daughters, Aundrea Selter of Louisville, Kentucky, Carly Stahl, Samantha Stahl and Daphne Stahl, all of Salem; and her father and stepmother, Robert and Mary Ann Selter of Louisville.
She was preceded in death by her mother and one son, Sampson Stahl.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday June 9, 2010 at Conway Community Church, with Pastor Jim Newsom officiating. Interment at Conway Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to National MS Society Indiana Chapter, 7301 Georgetown Road, Suite 112, Indianapolis, Indiana 46268.

WAYNE HOWARD MOORE, 94, New Albany, formerly of Charlestown, died Tuesday, June 1 at the Providence Retirement Home.
He was born March 31, 1916, in Otisco, the son of Howard and Maude Montgomery Moore. He retired after many years as owner/operator of the former Taff's Service Station in Charlestown. He was a United States Navy Veteran of WWII and a member of the Charlestown Presbyterian Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Frances Evans Moore.
He is survived by his daighter, Frances Kay Roseberry, Jeffersonville; son, Norris Moore, Nashville; three grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
Services were Saturday, June 5 at Grayson Funeral Home. Burial followed in Otisco Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation.

ELSIE M. COCHRAN, 58, of Otisco died Friday, May 28 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
She was born May 20, 1952, in Scottsburg the daughter of Homer Eldon and Norma Laverne Dean Cole.
She worked in her early years at Army Ammunition Plant in Charlestown and after having her first child, she became a mother and homemaker full time. She was a member of the Nabb Presbyuterian Church, Genealogy Society of America and enjoyed being with her family and working in her flowers.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Donna Moss.
She is survived by her husband, James Marsh; sons, Randy Marsh of Otisco and Matt Marsh of Charlestown; brothers, Ron Cole of Clarksville and Mike Cole of Otisco; a sister, Connie Utley of Otisco and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 2 at 1 p.m. at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Burial will follow in the Barnes Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of dontations to her children Randy and Matt Marsh.

ROBERT TODD ZINK, 30, Pekin died Friday, June 4, at Pekin.
He was born January 17, 1980 in Bedford, the son of Robert Eugene and Jan Hamilton Zink.
He was a tree trimmer for Tree Doctor and a 1998 graduate of Eastern High School.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Eugene Zink, and grandparents, Robert and Stella Zink.
Survivors include his mother and step-father, Jan and David Shelton of Borden; three sisters, Tricia A. Zink, Pekin and Rachel and Amber Shelton, both of Salem; two nieces, Amanda Goss, Pekin and Keriauna Voyles, Salem; a nephew, Korbin Voyles, Salem; grandparents, Elmer and Shirley Hamilton of Campbellsburg, and David and Sharon Shelton of Kokomo; and a great-grandmother, Coline Shelton of Indianapolis.
Services were held Tuesday, June 8 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.

JAELYN PAIGE WHEATLEY, died Wednesday, June 2, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
She was the newborn daughter of Joseph Chad and Angela Dawn Cooper Wheatley of Sellersburg.
Survivors Include her parents; grandparents, Stephen and Sheila Wheatley, Lebanon, Kentucky and Bill and Diana Cooper, Sellersburg; an aunt and uncle, Kelly and Todd Cooper of Sellersburg; and cousins, JT and Brennan Cooper of Sellersburg.
Services were held Saturday, June 5 at the Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg with burial at Olive Branch Cemetery.

JAMES P. BLANFORD, 64, Salem, died Saturday, June 5 at Veterans Hospital in Louisville.
He was retired from BJ Heating and Cooling in Jeffersonville and was a U.S. Veteran. He was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Theresa Fields, Karen Kilburn and Delores McAfee, two step-sons, Clifford and Neal Herr, 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Services were conducted on Wednesday, June 9 at Love Funeral Home with burial in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Fredericksburg.

ARTHUR ZIMMERMAN, 78, Palmyra, died Saturday, June, 5 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was carpenter, electrician and retired from Smutz Machine Shop in Louisville. He was a Veteran of the Korean War. He was an Ordained minister of the Christian faith, a fifty year member of the Masonic Lodge #457 Fredericksburg, VFW, Chaplain and a special deputy for the Harrison Police Department.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Carrie Zimmerman, six brothers, Robert, Lloyd, Albert, Henry, Loren and Russell Zimmerman and one sister, Mabel Mosier.
Survivors include thee daughters, Lesa Simons, Palmyra, Barbara Saylor, Palmyra and Tressa Zimmerman, Florida, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Services were conducted on Tuesday, June 8 at Love Funeral Home with burial in Central Barren Cemetery.

MICHAEL "JOE" TERRY, 32, Austin, died Monday, May 31, in Jennings County.
The Scott County native attended Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Crothersville.
Survivors include sons, Damon Terry of Austin and Trenton Terry of Austin; parents, Mike Terry of Austin and Teresa Reams of Texas; grandparents, Junior Tom and Thelma Terry of Austin and Linda and Doug Reams of Scottsburg; sisters, Anna Marie Terry of Austin, Blendia Terry of Austin, Regina Terry of Austin, Thelma Pennington of Austin; Teresa Reams Tamayo and Tiffany Tamayo; brothers, Christopher Terry of Austin, David Terry of Austin, Burlin Terry of Austin, Jeffery Terry of Seymour, Bill Smith of Austin, Andrew Cornett of Austin, Glen Cornett of Austin, Larry Smith of Austin, Johnny Smith of Virginia, Harold Farmer of Georgia.
Funeral service were Friday, June 25, at Full Gospel Church of God, Austin with the Rev. Jeff Mullins officiating.
Buchanan Funeral Home was in charge of the local arrangements.
Burial was in the Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.

EMMA NETTIE "GRANNY" KELLY, 88, Scottsburg, died Saturday, May 29, at the Green Meadows Health Care Center in Mt. Washington, Ky.
The Ganges, Ky., and Theodore, Al., native lived in Scottsburg and Mt. Washington, Ky.. She was a homemaker and attended the Alpha Baptist Church and was a member of the Indiana Women’s Bowling League.
Survivors include three daughters, Nora Menasco of Pass Christian, Ms., Patricia Roberts of Mt. Washington, Ky., and Regina Bray of Scottsburg; two sons, Ed Kelly of Theodore, Al., and Thomas Kelly of Bay Minette, Al., a sister, Ethel Wenzel of Saganaw, Mi., 12 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was held Wednesday, June 2, at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg with burial in the Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Research or the Parkinson’s Foundation in care of the funeral home.

ROBERT JOHN SZTUKOWSKI, 82, Scottsburg, formerly of Wisconsin, died Thursday, May 27, at his residence.
The Cudahy, Wi., native was part owner of the old Sheridon Hotel in Cudahy, Wi., a mmeber of the Americna Martyrs Catholic Church in Scottsburg and a WWII veteran of the U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include a son, Michael R. Sztukowski of Eagle, Wi., two daughters, Joan Sztukowski of Jeffersonville and Connie Sandlin of Scottsburg; three sisters, Regina Buerger of Mukwonago, Wi., Cecelia Bird of South Milwaukee, Wi., and Elaine Uttke of North Ft. Meyers, Fl., five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial mass was held Monday, May 31, at American Martyrs Catholic Church with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Collins Funeral Home was in charge of the local arrangements.

EULA M. SUSNICK, 86, Scottsburg, died Monday, June 7.
The Lee County, Ky., native was a retired teller at Scott County State Bank and a former employee of Gladstein’s. She was also a member of the Scaffold Lick Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Anne Toler of Scottsburg; a son, Ruthford A. Susnick of Fresno, Ca., a daughter, Nancye Smith of Lexington, Ky.; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Friday, June 11, at 10 a.m. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday and after 9 a.m. on Friday at the Stewart& Hoagland Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Burial will be in the Scaffold Lick Cemetery with Pastor David Culley officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Scaffold Lick Baptist Church in care of the funeral home.
Online condolence may be made at

JAMES LYLE, 67, Lexington, died Sunday, June 6, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.

ERNEST MARVIN SMITH, 84, Austin, died Thursday, June 3, at his home.
The Parris native is a member of the Austin First Baptist Church and served in the U.S. Army. He is retired from Cummins Engine Company in Columbus and was a life-time member of the Crothersville V.F.W. Post 1083.
Survivors include his wife, Patsy Smith; daughters, Julie Smith of Texas, Rita Wiley of Austin; sons, Melvin Smith of Scottsburg and Randy Smith of Evansville; sister, Ila Mae Cook of Salem nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9, at Austin First Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Butters and the Rev. David Culley officiating.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, and after 12 noon at the Austin First Baptist Church.
Burial will be in the Austin Cemetery in Austin.
Military graveside service will be conducted by Crothersville VFW Post 1083.
Online condolences may be made at

GREGORY ALAN KESSLER, 48, Hanover, died Saturday, June 5, in Indianapolis.
The Scottsburg native worked as a cook at the Historic Broadway Hotel and Restaurant in Madison and worked as a drywall finisher and in construction in Belleview, and was a chef for various restaurants in Belleview. He was raised Catholic and was a member of the St. Michael Catholic Church.
Survivors include two sisters, Cheryl Bunten of Indianapolis and Patricia Runyan; brother, Biran Kessler of Greenfield; grandmother, Louella Adams Kessler of Hanover, several nieces; step-mother, Lupe S. Kessler of Greenfield.
Funeral service was Tuesday, June 8, at Morgan and Nay Funeral Centere in Madison.
Burial was in the Greenbriar Cemetery in Hanover.

ISAAC LEE BUTLER, 12, Charlestown, died Saturday, June 5.
Arrangements pending at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home in Scottsburg.

JAMES DAVID AKERS, 67, Orlando, Fl., died Thursday, June 3, at his home in Florida.
The Jennings County native worked on a tobacco farm, a local shoe factory. He also worked as a plumber in Florida. He served in the United States Navy and was a member of the NRA and Florida Sheriff Association.
Survivors include two daughters, Kimmie Akers Hebrock of Deland, Fl., and Janita Akers Taylor of Rossville, Ga.; one sone, Allen Epperson of Scottsurg; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; five sisters, Clara Campbell of Crothersville, Sherry Colwell of Blocher, Janita Pennington of Scottsburg, Josie Sawyer of Crothersville, Debbie Ousley of Austin; two brothers, Paul Akers of Ok; Charlie Akers of Deputy; and several nieces and nephews.
Pastor Jerry Ousley conducted funeral services on Monday, June 7, at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville with burial in the Cana Cemetery in Jennings County with military rites conducted by the Crothersville V.F.W. Post 1083.
Memorial donations may be made in his memory through the funeral home.

MARY KATHLEEN HELTON, 3, Austin, died Monday, June 7, at the Scott Memorial Hospital.
She was the daughter of George Helton and Kelli Short.
Arrangements pending at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.

CAROLEE SANDLIN STAMPLER, 92, Clarksville, died Monday, June 7, at the Westminister Health Care Center in Clarksville.
The Perry County, Ky., native was a former employee in the surgery department at the old Methodist Hospital in Louisville, Ky., and was of Baptist faith.
Survivors include three daughters, Iva Wonder of Jeffersonville, Bobbie Braden of Louisville, and Janet Begg of Jeffersonville; a son, Roger Stamper of New Albany; a sister, Mary Brough of Scottsburg; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral service will be Thursday, June 10, at 11 a.m. with visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9, and after 9 a.m. on Thursday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association in care of Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.

WILMA F. STETSMAN, 79, Scottsburg died Tuesday, June 8, at Scott Memorial Hospital.
The Scott County native was a homemaker and a member of Scaffold Lick Baptist Church near Blocher.
Survivors include three sons, Stanley E. Stutsman, Larry D. Stutsman, both of Scottsburg, and Michael L. Stutsman of Jeffersonville; a daughter, Rita F. Stark of Scottsburg; eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 11, at Collins Funeral Home with Rev. David Culley officiating.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday and after 10 a.m. on Friday.
Burial to follow in Scaffold Lick Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to Scaffold Lick Cemetery Association.

RICKEY "RICK" LEE SULLIVAN, 58, of Louisville died Saturday, June 5, at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Hospital in Louisville, where he was a volunteer.
He was a former employee of Merrick Printing in Louisville. He enjoyed photography and spelunking and loved to visit the Smoky Mountains.
He was born on March 10, 1952 in Manteno, Illinois to Rose Marie (Darrough) Sullivan and the late Bon Lee Sullivan. He is also preceded in death by his parents-in-law, Carl and Marcella Andres, and sister-in-law, Marcia Andres.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Judy L. Sullivan; brothers-in-law, Jerry Andres, Joe Andres, and Marlin Andres; sisters-in-law, Janet Regan, Ginny Balmer, Joyce Young, Jackie Colin, Gina Cox), Connie Missi, and Shelly Cox; godchildren, Angie Kruer and Gracie Missi; many nieces, nephews; and great nieces and nephews; and his close friend, Jimmy Brinegar.
Service will be Wednesday, June 9 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Floyds Knobs.
Generations Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

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