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Obituaries - October 14, 2009 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 14 October 2009 00:00

LUCILLE CAUDILL, 83
AUDREY J. STANLEY, 72
LILLIAN I. BUSH, 95
JERRY ALLEN KEITH, 65
CARL R. POPP, 83
MARY DEAN FRANK, 83
BILL "JACK" JACKSON, 71
VIRGIL T. PHELPS, 63
FERN V. BOWER, 89
NELLIE L. DAILEY, 68
JEAN SMITH, 86
BOBBY GENE BRANAMAN, 73
SHARON KAYE ALBERTSON, 53
CHRISTINE "TEENY" COLGLAZIER JOHNSON, 90
SHIRLEY L. MARTIN, 73
JAMES EMMETT "JIM" WOOD, 41
JOSH DAN BARTLETT, 21
HERSHEL C. AKERS, 63
PAUL E. ROBINSON, 74
ROBERT J. HOWSON, 73
BONNIE S. HALL, 69
 


    ?LUCILLE CAUDILL, 83, Corydon, formerly of New Albany and Floyds Knobs, died Saturday, October 3 at Indian Creek Nursing Home in Corydon.
    She was a member of State Street Baptist Church in New Albany and was a homemaker. She was also a member of the Alton American Legion Post 133 Ladies Auxiliary.
    Survivors include three sons, Willie Ferguson of Jeffersonville, Doug Ferguson of Floyds Knobs and Shane Caudill of Leavenworth; daughter, Carla Robinson of English; three sisters, Mary Ferguson of Floyds Knobs and Laverne Tyree and Jean Hoffa both of Lebanon; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, October 8 at Pyke-Calloway Funeral Service in New Albany with burial in Hillcrest Cemetery in Floyds Knobs.
    AUDREY J. STANLEY, 72, Salem, died Monday, October 5 at Washington County Memorial Hospital Dialysis Unit.
    She retired after 40 years from Washington County Memorial Hospital as a surgical and out-patient clinic nurse. She also worked part-time as a nurse for Dr. E.R. Apple. She was a member of Westside Baptist Church.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Bradley Stanley.
    Survivors include a daughter, Dianne Stanley of Salem; brother, John H. Riley of Grier, South Carolina and sister, Lillie Mae Scanlon of Wilmington, Ohio.
    Services were held Thursday, October 8 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    LILLIAN I. BUSH, 95, New Albany, died Friday, October 2 at Autumn Woods Health Campus in New Albany.
    She was a retired employee of Colgate-Palmolive Company in Jeffersonville and a long-time member of St. Mark's United Church of Christ.
    Survivors include her nephew, James Bush of Henryville; two nieces, Judy Bell of New Albany and Gloria Miller of Evansville; two great-nephews and -nieces.
    Services were held Tuesday, October 6 at Generations Funeral Home with burial in Fairview Cemetery in New Albany.
    Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark's United Church of Christ.
    JERRY ALLEN KEITH, 65, New Albany, died Tuesday, October 6 at University of Louisville Hospital.
    He was the owner and operator of J&C Transport Corporation in New Albany. He was a US Army veteran and a member of the American Legion Bonnie Sloan Post 28.
    He was preceded in death by eight siblings.
    Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Connie S. (Kellems) Keith; son, Travis Keith of Greensburg, Kentucky; daughter, Lacy Keith of New Albany; sister, Meriby Wisecarver of Zanesville; two grandchildren and his loving pets, Woody, Sam, Bella and Sweet Pea.
    Services were held Friday, October 9 at Generations Funeral Home.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the WHAS Crusade for Children or any local animal shelter.
    CARL R. POPP, 83, Bennettsville, died Friday, October 2 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
    He was a lifelong member of St. Joseph Hill Catholic Church in Sellersburg where he was a member of the Men's Club, Historical Committee and a lector. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War who retired from Colgate Palmolive and was a long-time farmer in Bennettsville. He was a member of Leadership Southern Indiana, Muddy Fork Conservancy District for over 40 years, and National Farmer's Organization. He was a former Carr Township trustee and a director for the Clark County REMC. He was also the recipient of the Sagamore of the Wabash Award from Governor O'Bannon. He was known for his jovial sense of humor and his passion for his faith, family, friends, farming and homemade wine.
    Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Dolores (Miller) Popp; three daughters, Barbara Popp Kemp of New Albany, Darlene Popp Coleman of St. Joe and Margaret Popp Tschaenn of Sellersburg; three sons, Alvin and Ralph Popp both of Bennettsville and Anthony Popp of Sellersburg; brother, Alfred Popp of St. Joe; eight grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, good friends and neighbors.
    Services were held Wednesday, October 7 at St. Joseph Hill Catholic Church with burial with military honors in the church cemetery. Generations Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Providence Jr./Sr. High School or St. Joseph Hill Catholic Church.
    MARY DEAN FRANK, 83, New Albany, died Monday, October 5 at Wedgewood Health & Rehab in Clarksville.
    She attended New Albany High School. She did nurses training in the Cadet Nurse Corps during WWII and then worked for Dr. Brown and enjoyed her time working in the pediatrics ward at St. Edwards Hospital. While raising her two daughters, she became very active in the PTO at Grace Lutheran School and then 4-H. She was the president of the Floyd County 4-H Leaders Association. She worked for Floyd County Headstart and later became a tutor at Lillian Emery Elementary School. She loved flowers, watching the birds in the yard and quilting.
    Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Frank of Burleson, Texas and Katie Frank of New Albany; two grandchildren and three great-granddaughters.
    Services were held Friday, October 9 at Pyke-Calloway Funeral Service in New Albany with burial in Frank Family Cemetery in Maukport.
    BILL “JACK” JACKSON, 71, Lexington, died Tuesday, October 6 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
    He was a retired concrete finisher, served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, enjoyed nature and gardening.
    He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Jackson and a son, Jackie Jackson.
    Survivors include his wife, Katherine Hutchason Jackson; four daughters, Julie Parker of Arlington, Texas, Mary Lou Maddox of Ardmore, Oklahoma, Martha Latham of Felicity, Ohio and Sheryl Schwarber of Mt. Orab, Ohio; two sons, Bill Jackson of Loveland, Ohio and Joe Jackson of Williamsburg, Ohio; sister, Rose Riddle of Detroit, Michigan; brother, Donald Franklin Lamb of Gosen, Ohio; ex-wife, Mary Jackson of Williamsburg, Ohio and 13 grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, October 9 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Paynesville.
    VIRGIL T. PHELPS, 63, Hardinsburg, died Tuesday, October 6.
    He was retired from Regions Bank, was a member of VFW Post 6160 in English, served in the Vietnam War and was a member of Blue River Masonic Lodge in Fredericksburg.
    Survivors include his wife, Rebecca S. Phelps; daughter, Julie Foster of Wolcott; son, Isaac Phelps of North Royalton, Ohio; sister, Terry Nesmith of Fredericksburg; two brothers, Michael Phelps of Louisville and Richard Phelps of Elizabeth and seven grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, October 9 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in Hardinsburg Cemetery.
    FERN V. BOWER, 89, Charlestown, died Thursday, October 8 at Weston's Mini Home in New Washington.
    She was a retired Assistant Post Master for the New Washington Post Office, attended New Washington Christian Church, enjoyed sewing, quilting, gardening and working with her flowers.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Bower and two brothers, John and Cecil Dean.
    Survivors include two sons, Douglas and Steven Bower both of New Washington; three sisters, Katherine Smith and Belvia Layman both of New Washington and Barbara Turner of Tacoma, Washington; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Sunday, October 11 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society or Vista Care.
    NELLIE L. DAILEY, 68, Pekin, died Wednesday, October 7 at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
    She was a member of Pekin United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She had been a life resident of Washington County. She was a retired employee of Hitachi Cable in New Albany, retiring in 2007, and was a former employee of Homestead Senior Care in New Albany, the old Bata Shoe Company in Salem and Amaray, Inc. in Pekin.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Cecil Dailey; three sisters and two brothers.
    Survivors include a daughter, Betty J. Goss of Pekin; son, Billy R. Dailey of Pekin; sister, Betty J. Hays of New Albany; two grandsons and four great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, October 10 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Blue River Baptist Cemetery in Salem.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 240 Whittington Pkwy., Louisville, KY 40222-4904.
    JEAN SMITH, 86, New Albany, died Saturday, October 10 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    She was a retired Beautician for 30 years and a retired Teachers Aide for over 30 years. She was a member of Borden Christian Church.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold R. Smith; one granddaughter and one brother.
    Survivors include a son, Terry Smith of New Albany; three daughters, Judy Price of Borden, Sherry Bauer of Indianapolis and Angie Brewer of Borden; 13 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, October 14 at Borden Christian Church with burial in Walnut Hill Cemetery in Borden. Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    BOBBY GENE BRANAMAN, 73, Salem, died Saturday, October 10 at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
    He was a Deacon at the Morningside Baptist Church in Louisville and attended First Baptist Church in Salem. He served during the Korean War in the US Air Force and had been a resident of Washington County since 2003, formerly of Louisville. He was a 1954 graduate of Salem High School and a 1977 graduate of the University of Louisville Law School with a Doctorate in Jurisprudence and a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration. He was also very active in the Washington County Democratic Party. He was a retired systems manager with the Louisville Water Department, retiring in 1991.
    Survivors include his wife, Carolyn L. (Reisinger) Branaman; three sons, Allan Dale Branaman of Salem, Kenneth Banks Branaman of Bloomington and Robert Eugene Branaman of Louisville; three daughters, Jean Marie Kuzirian of Louisville, Susan Lee Krydynsky of Jackson, Missouri and Lisa Carol Johnston of Fort Campbell, Kentucky; 12 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
    Services were held Wednesday, October 14 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2201 West Sudbury Dr., Suite C, Bloomington, IN 47403.
    SHARON KAYE ALBERTSON, 53, Scottsburg, died on Monday, October 5.
    A Salem native, she was a mechanic and a healthcare nurse. She was a member of Mt. Hebron Church of Christ.
    Survivors include two sons, Kelley Albertson and Tim Albertson, both of Scottsburg; two daughters, Angela Miller and Devannie Dawn Monroe, both of Scottsburg; a brother, Roy Thomas of Saltillo; three sisters, Mary Ivey of Chastain, Tx., Vickie Roby of Louisville, Ky., and Sherry Catlett of Salem; and ten grandchildren.
    A graveside service was conducted on Friday, October 9, at Crown Hill Cemetery in Salem. Bro. Rodney Sweeney officiated.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the Stewart Funeral Home in Scottsburg to benefit the family.
     On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.stewartfuneralhome.net.
    CHRISTINE “TEENY” COLGLAZIER JOHNSON, 90, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, died on Thursday, October 1, there.
    She was born in Salem but had been a longtime resident of Scottsburg, where she had been a member of Scottsburg First Christian Church and Phi Beta Psi Sorority and was a volunteer with the American Cancer Society. She had lived in Cuyahoga Falls since 1998.
    Survivors include a son, Bill Johnson of Cuyahoga Falls; and three grandchildren.
    A memorial service is planned at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 17, at Scottsburg First Christian Church.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg to benefit Crossroads Hospice Charitable Foundation.
    SHIRLEY L. MARTIN, 73, Hanover, died on  Monday, October 5, at the residence of her sister in Madison.
    A Clark County native, she was a retired bookkeeper and had worked at Jennings Community Hospital in North Vernon, Madison Bank and Trust Company and McDonald's Restaurant in Madison. She was a member of Hanover Baptist Church.
    Survivors include two sisters, Mary E. Johnson of Hanover and Evalee May of Vevay; and several nieces and nephews.
    A memorial celebration of her life will be conducted at a later date. Staff of Vail-Holt Funeral Home, Hanover Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the funeral home staff to benefit the American Cancer Society or the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.vailholtfuneralhome.com.
    JAMES EMMETT “JIM” WOOD, 41, North Vernon, died on Sunday, October 4, at the University of Louisville Hospital.
    A native of Walla Walla, Washington, he was formerly of Madison. He graduated from Vincennes University in 1990 and was attending classes at Ivy Tech State College. He served in the Indiana National Guard from 1986 to 1992, rising to the rank of First Lieutenant. He was employed as a supervisor and machinist at the old American Steel Cord in Scottsburg for over 15 years and had lived the past ten years in North Vernon. He was also active in various community activities, helping with United Way of Scott County for several years.
    Survivors include a son, Kaleb Michael Wood of Vincennes; two daughters, Ashley Michelle Wood of Vincennes and Amber Renee Wood of Paris Crossing; his parents, Donald E. and Linda L. Rowe Wood of Madison; and two sisters, Judine Marie Hooker of Burlington, Ky., and Teresa Michelle Brinson of Hanover.
    A prayer service was conducted on Wednesday evening, October 7, at the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.
The funeral service was conducted on Thursday, October 8, at the funeral home.  The Rev. Bob Shepherd and the Rev. John A. Meyer officiated.
Burial was in Springdale Cemetery in Madison.
Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit the James Emmett Wood Memorial Fund.
On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.morgan-nay.com.
    JOSH DAN BARTLETT, 21, Deputy, died on Sunday, October 4, at his home.
    He was born in Columbus and resided most of his life in Jefferson County. He was a 2006 graduate of Southwestern High School where he was a member of the wrestling team and played baseball. He attended Tri-State University for a year and was employed as a logger.
    Survivors include his father and stepmother, Stuart Dan and Betty Bartlett of Commiskey; his mother and stepfather, Kathy Lynn (Spicer) and Robert Rowlett of Deputy; three brothers, Jamie Bartlett of North Vernon and Michael Bartlett and R.J. Rowlett, both of Deputy; two sisters, Ashley Shannon of Shelby County, Ky., and Lakin Rowlett of Lexington; and his grandparents, Jerry and Ronda Spicer of Commiskey, Betty and Bill Palmer of Moores Hill and Raymond and June Phillips of Deputy.
    Calling at the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison will be observed from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, and from 9 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 9.
    Burial will be in Dupont Cemetery in Jefferson County.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit the Josh D. Bartlett Memorial Fund.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.morgan-nay.com.
    HERSHEL C. AKERS, 63,  Rising Sun, died Thursday, October 8, at his home.
    He was a native of Jennings County and then lived in Milan. He worked for the military at Jefferson Proving Grounds and retired from the civilian United States Army. He also worked for the Batesville Casket Company.
    Survivors include a son, Robert Akers of Rising Son, two daughters, Lisa Fertman of Indianapolis and Teresa Nordstrom of Easter Enterprise, six grandchildren; four siblings, Frances Crowe of Lexington, Ky., David Akers of Tennessee; Margaret Lamb of Tennessee; and Peggy Large of Tn.
\    Funeral service was held Sunday, October 11, at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville with burial in the Cana Cemetery. Pastor Ernest Lamb officiated.
    Memorial donations can be given to Cana Cemetery in care of the funeral home.
    Onlien condolences may be given to the family and a video tribute can be viewed at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com
    PAUL E. ROBINSON, 74, Scottsburg, died October 11.
    The Jackson, Ky., native was a retired chief petty officer of the U.S. Navy, retired professor at University of Southern Indiana at Evansville and a dental tech. He is a member of the Austin Christian Church.
    Survivors include his wife, Marlene Robinson of Scottsburg; sons, Paul E. Robinson, Jr., of Crown Point, Jason C. Robinson, of Windermere, Fl.; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
    Funeral service will be conducted today (Wednesday) at 10 a.m. with visitation starting at 9 a.m. at Stewart Funeral Home.
    Burial was in the New Providence Cemetery in Austin. Officiating was David Huey. Military graveside services will be conducted.
    Memorial contributions may be made in care of Stewart Funeral Home.
    Online condolences may be made at www.stewartfuneralhome.net.
    ROBERT J. HOWSON, 73, Austin, died Friday, October 9, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    The Summerset, Ky., native was a member of Eastside Churchof the Nazarene in New Albany and served in the U.S. Air Force. He worked as a carpenter.
    Survivors include his daughter, Susan Howson of Austin; sons, Mike Howson of Clarksville, Mark Howson of Seymour; Bobby Howson of Charlestown; Greg Howson of Jeffersonville; Michael Amos of Austin; sister, Mary Ann Hobbs of Henryville; brothers, Ronald R. Howson of Ocola, Fl., Jack Howson of Hollywood, Fl., Ronald J. Howson of Terre Haute; Roger J. Howson of Jeffersonville; nine grandchildren.
    Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13, at Austin Cemetery.
    No public viewing.
    Online condolences may be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net
    BONNIE S. HALL, 69, Columbus, died Sunday, October 11 at Four Season Health Care Center in Columbus.
    The Scottsburg native was a graduate of Scottsburg High School and was a member of the First Christian Church of Columbus. She was an LPN at Bartholomew County Hospital, now Columbus Regional Hospital.
    Survivors include daughters, Kelly Gilham of Columbus, Vickie Becker of Avon; a brother, Roy Everitt of Huntsville, Al.; three grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
    Visitation will be today (Wednesday)at Hathaway-Myers Chapel  from 4 to 8 p.m. and at 1022 Pearl Street in Columbus.
    Funeral will be Thursday, October 15, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Al White, David Burnett and Steve Newton officiating.
    Entombment will be in the Garland Brook Mausoleum in Columbus.
    Online condolences may be made at www.hathaway-myers.com
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