|Obituaries - October 21, 2009|
|Written by Administrator|
|Wednesday, 21 October 2009 00:00|
?MELLIE FAYE PARKS, 55, Blocher, died Thursday, October 15 at her residence.
She was a retired employee of Morgan Foods in Austin, a member of the New Frankfort Pentecostal Church and a graduate of Charlestown High School in 1973.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Bill, Milton and Tommy Cornett.
Survivors include her husband, Dennis Parks; daughter, Melissa Sue “Missy” Parks of Lexington; son, Christopher Lee “Chris” Parks of Lexington; four brothers, Jesse Cornett of Wallins Creek, Kentucky, Roy Cornett of Austin, Sam Cornett of Louisville and Henry Cornett of Charlestown; five sisters, Callie Bruce of Borden, Wanda Pace of Pekin, Doris Ball of Tazwell, Tennessee, Freddie Howard of Deputy and Manda Cornett of Somerset, Kentucky and a grandson, Christopher Jace “C.J” Parks of Lexington.
Services were held Sunday, October 18 at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Spurgeon Cemetery.
DAISY B. (HUTCHINS) DAVENPORT, 92, New Albany, died Thursday, October 15 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was a local hair stylist for 27 years and was devoted to her family and church. She was a long-time member of Graceland Baptist Church in New Albany, loved to paint, sew, fish, do ceramics and was a wonderful cook.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Roy E. Davenport; sisters, Inis Hemphill and Lillian Parson and brothers, Everett, Frank and William Hutchins.
Survivors include a son, Robert F. Davenport of Georgetown and several nieces, nephews and friends.
Services were held Monday, October 19 at Generations Funeral Home with burial in Abundant Life Cemetery in New Albany.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Outreach Ministry at Graceland Baptist Church.
ANGELA DARLINE KING, 60, Charlestown, died Thursday, October 15 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was a homemaker and a member of God Church His Word Ministry in Charlestown.
Survivors include her husband, William R. King, Sr. of Charlestown; two sons, William King, Jr. of Charlestown and Cordell King of Des Moines, Iowa; two daughters, Viola King of Scottsburg and Karen Pierson of Elizabeth; three brothers, Jerry and Raymond Montgomery both of Charlestown and Lynard Montgomery of Louisville; four sisters, Janie Rosengarden, Loretta Barnhart and Vivian Castanetta all of Charlestown and Phyllis Vest of New Albany; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services were held Friday, October 16 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
MELVIN KIRK COCHRAN, 44, New Salisbury, died Wednesday, October 14 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was a cabinet maker.
Survivors include his wife, Rochelle James Cochran of New Salisbury; daughter, Karen Cochran of New Albany; step-son, Brian Gordon of Jeffersonville; step-daughter, Regina Swaney of Louisville; two brothers, Kevin Cochran of Sellersburg and Keith Cochran of Charlestown and three grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Monday, October 19 at St. John Pentecostal Church Cemetery in Georgetown. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
LOWELL BAKER, 74, Pekin, died Wednesday, October 14 at The Waters of Salem.
He was preceded in death by a daughter and a brother.
Survivors include his wife, Leona (Leach) Baker; two daughters, Linda Marion of Salem and Connie Carmichael of Seymour; three brothers, Lynn and Dale Baker both of Pekin and Bernard Baker of Florida; four sisters, Marlene Burton, Velma Brown and Wanda Davis all of Pekin and Joyce Engle of Salem; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services were held Friday, October 16 at Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem with burial in Olive Branch Cemetery.
DANIEL B. “DANNY” VOYLES, 41, Salem, died Tuesday, October 13 at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
He was a member of Kansas Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.
Survivors include a son, Zackery Voyles of Borden; brother, Terry A. Voyles of Salem; three sisters, Linda Davis and Karen Hehr both of Salem and Betty Duff of Fredericksburg and step-father, Roy Roney of Salem.
Services were held Friday, October 16 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Kansas Cemetery.
DALLAS LEE SMITSON, 35, Floyds Knobs, died Sunday, October 11.
He was employed at Flynn Brothers Contractors in Louisville. He was a member of Harvest Time Ministries Church in Floyds Knobs.
He was preceded in death by his father, Dallas W. Smitson, paternal grandparents and Ned Mason, Sr.
Survivors include his mother, Ellen B. (Mason) McCoy of New Albany; his wife of eight years, Amanda J. “Mandy” Brown Smitson of Greenville; children, Pamela Smitson and Jody Schmelz both of Greenville; brother, James “Billy” Smitson of New Albany; sister, Stacy Sandoval of New Albany; grandmother, Alta Mason; step-father, Dale McCoy and several nieces, cousins, friends and neighbors.
Services were held Thursday, October 15 at Generations Funeral Home with burial in Greenlawn Cemetery in Greenville.
DALE ALLEN BRYSON, 50, Sellersburg, died suddenly Friday, October 9 at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Louisville.
He worked as a Car Detailer and served in the US Army.
Survivors include his mother, Doris M. Timmons Bryson of Clarksville; daughter, Audra Bryson of Louisville; son, Richard Dent of Louisville; sister, Vickie Lynn Sowder of Sellersburg; brother, Wayne L. Bryson of Memphis and three grandchildren.
Services were held Monday, October 12 at R.D. Pyke Funeral Service in Henryville with private interment.
WILLIAM E. COBB, SR., 69, Borden, died Saturday, October 10 at his residence.
He was retired from Exxon and was a former Merchant Marine.
Survivors include his friend, Roberta Neff of Borden; three daughters, JoEtta Warren of New Albany, Debra Rager of Jeffersonville and Lisa Boyd of Nashville, Tennessee; three sons, William E. Cobb, Jr. of Sellersburg, Rodney Cobb of Daytona, Florida and Herb Cobb of Charlestown; two brothers, Floyd “Junior” Cobb and Ronnie Cobb both of New Albany; sister, Linda Smith of Floyds Knobs; 16 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held Monday, October 12 in the Kraft Spring Street Chapel with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana, 624 E. Market Street, New Albany, IN 47150.
SHADE COMBS, JR., 79, Otisco, died Friday, October 9.
He was a retired Army veteran of World War II and the Korean War, a retired equipment operator from Frito-Lay in Louisville and a former employee of ICI of Americas and a member of the First Baptist Church in Charlestown.
He was preceded in death by a son, Michael O. Combs, six brothers and six sisters.
Survivors include his wife, the former Mary Helen Whitaker; four sons, Ben Combs of Charlestown, Ed Combs of Otisco, Fravel Combs of Newport News, Virginia and Tom Combs of New Albany; sister, Elizabeth Looney of Ohio; two brothers, Watson Combs of Louisville and Bennett Combs of Whitesburg, Kentucky and six great-grandchildren.
Services were held Wednesday, October 14 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Otisco Cemetery.
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.
BILL 'JACK' JACKSON, 71, Lexington, died on Tuesday, October 6, at St. Catherine Regional Hospital in Charlestown.
Born in Knox County, Ky., he was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a retired concrete finisher.
Survivors include his wife, the former Katherine Hutchason; two sons, Bill Jackson of Loveland, Ohio, and Joe Jackson of Williamsburg, Ohio; three daughters, Julie Parker of Arlington, Tx., Mary Lou Maddox of Ardmore, Ok., and Martha Latham of Felicity, Ohio; a brother, Donald Franklin Lamb of Gosen, Ohio; a sister, Rose Riddle of Detroit, Mi.; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was conducted on Friday, October 9, at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington.
Burial was in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Paynesville.
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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