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Obituaries - September 9, 2009 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 09 September 2009 00:00

HENRY "HANK" HALL, 75
STEVEN RAY GABBARD, 46
McKEE CONAWAY MUNK, 75
STEPHEN W. DOHONEY, 34
FRANKLIN "FRANK" WILLIE, 73
VERNUS E. SEEDERS, 85
KOTHA BAILEY SHARP, 83
BARBARA S. RUTHERFORD, 71
MARTIN ANDREW "ANDY" STONER, 54
MERLE RAY EICKELBERGER, 61
JOSE LOUIS JACKSON, 22
MAE WHITE, 75
HARRY LEE WILSON, 67
WARNELL ALCORN, 76
DORIS "NANNY" GARRIOTT, 98
JAMES V. "JIM" FISHER, SR.
THEODORA C. PRATT, 85
MARY LUCILLE BROADY-DEAN, 86
 


    ?HENRY “HANK” HALL, 75, Henryville, died Monday, August 31.
    He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.
    He was preceded in death by a sister, Malinda Allen and sister-in-law, Carolyn Hall.
    Survivors include three brothers, Nathan Hall of Otisco, Charlie Hall of Henryville and Carl Zahn of New Albany; sister, Deborah Jones of Georgetown and several nieces and nephews.
    Private services were held with burial in SCI Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany. Generations Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Memorial contributions may be made in his honor to Vista Care.
    STEVEN RAY GABBARD, 46, Salem, died Sunday, August 30 at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
    He was an employee of Tecumseh/Peerless Gear.
    He was preceded in death by his father and a sister, Sheila Gabbard.
    Survivors include his wife, Julie Lovaasen Gabbard; five daughters, Christy Hardy, Amber Wheeler and Stacy Gabbard all of Salem, April Gabbard of Indianapolis and Stephanie Gabbard of Shelbyville; mother, Norma Gabbard of Little York; two step-sons, Matt Kinney of Salem and Mark Kinney of Phoenix, Arizona; two brothers, Robert Gabbard of Little York and Ronnie Gabbard of Michigan; four sisters, Brenda Hutton of Missouri, Joyce Hall of Scottsburg, Phyllis Sparks of Tennessee and Delores Lawson of Little York and six grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, September 4 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Little York Cemetery.
    McKEE CONAWAY MUNK, 75, Henryville, died Sunday, August 30.
    He worked an abundance of jobs ranging from the water company, a car salesman at Arbuckle in Scottsburg and Eddie Gilstrap Motors in Salem, co-worker and operator of Teenny's Ice Cream and Sandwich Shop, to the longest driving school bus operator for the West Clark Community Schools for 54 years. He was also an Indiana High School Basketball Official for 37 years and also donated his time and service driving hundreds of Henryville High School athletes and coaches to athletic events and was an avid follower of Henryville athletics.
    He was preceded in death by a brother, Keith Munk and son-in-law, Terry Hill.
    Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Christena “Teenny” Munk; daughter, Robin Hill; son, Jay Munk; six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
    Services were held Wednesday, September 2 at Henryville Community Church with burial in Mt. Lebanon Union Cemetery in Henryville. R.D. Pyke Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.
    The family requests donations be made to Mt. Lebanon Union Cemetery and/or  Henryville High School Dollars for Scholars, c/o PO Box 206 Henryville, IN 47126.
    STEPHEN W. DOHONEY, 34, Lawrenceville, Illinois, died Friday, August 28 in Henderson, Kentucky.
    He was an electrician and a crane tech. He worked for Kone Cranes in Evansville and was part owner of S&S Entertainment. He attended Pinkstaff United Methodist Church.
    He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, maternal grandparents and a brother.
    Survivors include his parents, Daniel Dohoney of Greenville and Maudie Logsdon Dohoney of New Albany; wife, Tamara Shaffer Dohoney; son, Rylee William Dohoney of Lawrenceville, Illinois; daughter, Kenlee Elizabeth Dohoney of Lawrenceville, Illinois; grandmother, Dorothy Dohoney of Bradford; sister, Melissa Miller of Georgetown, Kentucky and several aunts and uncles.
    Services were held Tuesday, September 1 at Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois with burial in Derr Cemetery in Pinkstaff, Illinois.
    Memorial donations may be made to the Rylee & Kenlee Dohoney Trust Fund.
    FRANKLIN “FRANK” WILLIE, 73, Jeffersonville, died Friday, August 28 at his residence.
    He was a plumber and an employee for Kitchen Kompact, McDonald's and Meijer.
    He was preceded in death by a son, Roger Willie of California; brother, Robert Willie of Virginia and a sister, Louise Woodsby of Ohio.
    Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Anna Mae (Darnley) Willie; stepchildren, Kevin Darnley of Georgia, Marc Darnley of Florida, Beatrice Moss of Florida, Renee Sims of Jeffersonville, Anita Griffin and Tricia Lynn Mullins of Scottsburg; son, Frank “Randy” Willie of Tennessee; sister, Mary Webb of Charlestown and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Tuesday, September 1 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery in New Washington.
    VERNUS E. SEEDERS, 85, Jeffersonville, died Tuesday, September 1 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde J. Seeders; two brothers and three sisters.
    Survivors include a daughter, Lisa Moore of Charlestown; son, Wayne Seeders of Jeffersonville; two brothers, Onle L. Shultz of Weirton, West Virginia and Stanley G. Shultz of Middlebourne, West Virginia; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, September 4 at Scott Funeral Home with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Arthritis Foundation.
    KOTHA BAILEY SHARP, 83, Clarksville, died Monday, August 31 at Westminster Healthcare in Clarksville.
    She was a native of New Albany and a lifelong resident of Pekin. She was retired from the old Army Ammunition Plant in Charlestown.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph D. Sharp, two brothers, Albert and James Bailey and a sister, Juanita Groves.
    Survivors include her children, Vickie Hurst, Ralph S. Sharp and Michael A. Sharp all of Pekin and Gloria Meadors of Borden; five sisters, Collene Cress of Salem and Martha Saettel, Sharon Clubb, Lynda Miller and Darlene Williams all of New Albany; three brothers, John Bailey, Jr., Ronnie Bailey and Jack Bailey all of New Albany; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, September 4 at Kraft Funeral Chapel with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
    BARBARA S. RUTHERFORD, 71, Salem, died Wednesday, September 2 at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
    She was a member & former Sunday School teacher of First Baptist Church of Salem, a life resident of Washington County and a 1955 graduate of Salem High School. She was a homemaker.
    Survivors include her husband, Jerry L. Rutherford; daughter, Tracy Purkhiser of Salem; son, Aaron Rutherford of Salem; two brothers, Raleigh Naugle of Versailles, Kentucky and Kim Naugle of Richmond, Kentucky and three grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, September 5 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    MARTIN ANDREW “ANDY” STONER, 54, Otisco, died Wednesday, September 2 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
    He worked for the Indiana Department of Transportation, was a member of the National Rifle Association, and attended Nabb Presbyterian Church.
    Survivors include his wife, Nancy Johnson Stoner; daughter, Tamara Stoner of Virginia; two step-sons, Michael Johnson of Otisco and James Johnson of Ft. Drum, New York; sister, Nora Beth Stoner of New Washington ; two brothers, Wade Stoner and Bill Stoner both of New Washington and six grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, September 6 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to the National Brain Tumor Foundation.
    MERLE RAY EICKELBERGER, 61, died Thursday, September 3 at his home.
    He was an employee of Childcraft and Kimball in Salem, a veteran of the Vietnam War and member of the VFW.
    He was preceded in death by his father and twin brother, Earl Lee Eickelberger.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Billie Hart; mother, Hazel Buchanan of Paoli; three daughters, Nikki Gilstrap and Kristin Coomer both of Salem and Amy Vancleave of Livonia; brother, Jim Eickelberger of Salem; two sisters, Rita Tucker of Greenville and Doris Atchley of Salem and seven grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, September 5 at Weathers Funeral Home in Salem with full military honors.
    JOSE LOUIS JACKSON, 22, Charlestown, died Tuesday, September 1 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
    Survivors include his wife, Tabatha Bush Jackson of Charlestown; two sons, Caden and Xander Jackson; mother, Lisa Jackson of Charlestown; father, Frankie Sizemore of Otisco; step-father, Dutch Lathem of Charlestown; three brothers, Joshua and Christian Sizemore both of Jeffersonville and Justin Reynolds; three sisters, Nova, Kaitlyn and Faye Sizemore all of Otisco and many other family members and friends.
    Services were held Friday, September 4 with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
    MAE WHITE, 75, Austin, died Tuesday, August 25.
    The Hazard, Ky., native was a member of Work House Pentecostal Church of God in Scottsburg.
    Survivors include daughters, Lillie White of Austin, Ruthie Cornett of Austin and Orsetta Whit eof Austin; sons, Larry White of Austin, Gary White of Austin; sister, Lola Gwin of Austin.; 16 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
    Funeral service were held Friday, August 28, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Joel Barrett officiating.
    Burial will be in Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.
    Online condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net
    HARRY LEE WILSON, 67, Columbus, died Tuesday, August 25, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Ky.
    He was an engineer with Cummins and he owned and operated Wilson Lawn Equipment and Wilson Landscape Company. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Columbus.
    Survivors include his wife, Inge Gross Wilson of Columbus; sons, Mark Wilson, Rod Wilson of Columbus; daughters, Jill Major of Columbus; brother, Dennis Wilson of Scottsburg; nine grandchildren.
    Services were conducted at Myers-0Reed Chapel in Columbus on Friday, August 28, officated by the Rev. Steve Wever. A graveside service will also be held at Zoah Christian Church Cemetery with the Rev. Steve Wever officiating.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Zoah Christian Church Building Fund.
    Online condolences may be made at www.myers-reed.com
    WARNELL ALCORN, 76, Scottsburg, died August 26, at his home.
    The Irvine, Ky., native  was a retired groundskeeper for Englishton Park Retirement Home in Lexington and was  a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a member  of the Scott County V.F.W. Post 6582.
    Survivors include five sons, Garry and terry Alcorn of Lexington, Scott Alcorn of Ashboro, N.C., Kenneth Alcorn of Charlestown and Russell Alcorn of Scottsburg; two daughters, Delores Spencer of Scottsburg and Hollie Chamberland of Louisville, Ky., a brother, James Donald Alcorn of Chillicothe, Ohio; a sister, Elsie Brading of Louisville, Ky., several grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were conducted today (Saturday) at Collins Funeral Home with burial in New Bethel Cemetery in Chelsea.
    Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m..
    Memorial contributions may be made to Collins Funeral Home.
    DORIS “NANNY” GARRIOTT, 98, Crothersville, died Wednesday, August 26, at The Waters in Seymour.
    She was  Crothersville High School graduate a member of the Crothersville United Methodist Church, worked at the polling stations during the elections and was active int eh Crothersville Centennial Celebration.
    Survivors include a daughter, Polly McKain of Crothersville, two grandchildren, one great grandson, two step-great-grandchildren, niece and nephew, a sister, Katharine Gaither of Indianapolis
    Scott McKain will conducted funeral services on Friday, August 28, at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville with burial in the Crothersville Cemetery.
    Memorials may be given to Crothersville Cemetery or to the Crothersville United Methodist Church in care of the funeral home.
    Online condolences may be given and a video tribute can be viewed at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com
    JAMES V. “JIM” FISHER, SR.,  Seymour, died Thursday, August 27, at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
    He was a retired  accountant for Fisher's Tax Service in Scottsburg and also a retired employee of the U.S. Postal Service  and was a U.S. Army veteran.
    Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou Cobb Bowling-Fisher of Seymour; a son, James V. Fisher, Jr. of Kona, Ha., two daughters, Laura Beth Condry and Amy Sue Dudley, both of Seymour; a stepdaughter, Tammy Bowling of Seymour; a stepson, Terry Bowling of Indianapolis, a brother, Carl Fisher of Loveland, Ohio; a sister, Katherine McGlone of Demossville, Ky., 12 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were held Monday, August 31, at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery.
    Memorial Contributions may be made to Relay for Life or Schneck Cancer Center in care of the funeral home.
    THEODORA C. PRATT, 85, Scottsburg, , died Thursday, August 27.
    The Boston Ma., native was a homemaker and was a member of the First Christian Church of Scottsburg.
    Survivors include a daughter, Christine Pratt of Greenfield, MA; a grandddaughter, nieces and nephews.
    There was no funeral service, but  a private ceremony was held at Scottsburg Cemetery.
    Stewart Funeral Home was in charge of the local arrangements.
    Memorial donations may be made through the funeral home to First Christian Church of Scottsburg.
    MARY LUCILLE BROADY-DEAN, 86, Scottsburg, died Sunday, August 30, at The Waters of Scottsburg.
    The Underwood native was a reitred housekeeper for Scott Memorial Hospital and a member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Leota.
    Survivors include a son, Michael A. Broady of Huntsville, Al., three daughters, Barbara Ann White of Memphis, Janet M. Hall of Underwood, and Glenna Jean Cartwright of Charlestown, a step-son, Robert G. Dean of Scottsburg; several grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.
    Services were conducted Tuesday, September 1, at Bethel Baptist Church with burial in Bethel Cemetery. Collins Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
    Memorial Contributions may be made to Relay for Life through Collins Funeral Home.
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