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Obituaries - July 9, 2008 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 09 July 2008 00:00

MARY CAROL WHITE, 56
DEE JAY KELLER, 69
LEON L. WEHMILLER, 78
DIMITRI EMMA METZ, 90
LOUISE BEVILLE "DEES" BUTLER, 88
TIMOTHY WAYNE GLADDEN SR., 52
ROSS PETER ANDERSON, 66
ELSIE MAE LEE, 88
JUANITA PERSINGER, 87
JACKIE SMITH, 67
CHARLOTTE SCHUBERT, 90
PAULINE (MAUDLIN) LEWIS, 80
HAZEL MARIE STRICKER, 80
JEREMY THOMAS DENNISON, 31
SHELBY MICHAEL GOODLETT, 13
 

 

    ??    MARY CAROL WHITE, 56, Lexington, died on Saturday, July 5, at her home.
    She was born in Hazard, Ky., and was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Chelsea.
    Survivors include her husband, Ossie Henry White Sr.; a son, Ossie H. White Jr. of Austin; her mother, Georgia Northern of Scottsburg; a brother, Kenneth Dishion of Lexington; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
    Calling today (Wednesday) at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin will be observed from 9 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. The Rev. Joel Barrett will officiate at the service.
    Burial will be in Wesley Chapel Cemetery near Austin.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.

    DEE JAY KELLER, 69, Paris Crossing, died on Saturday, July 5, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
    Born in Seymour, he owned and operated Keller Polled Hereford Farm near Paris Crossing. He graduated from Seymour High School in 1957 and was a member of the Polled Hereford Association and Soil and Water Conservation Club. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Patsy J. Koehl; two sons, mark Edward Lohr of Scottsburg and William Robert Lohr of Madison; a daughter, Anne Keller of Seymour; and three grandchildren.
    Calling at the Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville today (Wednesday) from 4 to 8 p.m.
    On Thursday, July 10, calling will be observed at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. The Rev. Ralph Hillenburg will officiate.
    Burial will be in Cana Cemetery.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit the cemetery.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at  www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.

    LEON L. WEHMILLER, 78, Crothersville, died on Sunday, July 6, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
    Born in Jackson County, he was a 1947 graduate of the old Tampico High School. He worked for Cummins Engine Company until retiring in March, 1987. Memberships included Bethel Lutheran Church in Austin, where he was very active, serving in every church office including as president of the congregation. He also served two terms on the Crothersville Community Schools’ Board of Trustees.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Benale Rider; a son, Benjie Wehmiller of New Albany; a daughter, Sandy Brumett of Morrow, Ohio; two brothers, Marlin Wehmiller and Willis Wehmiller, both of Seymour; a sister, Mary Lou Cremeens of Crothersville; four grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
    Today (Wednesday), calling at the Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville will be observed from 9 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. The Rev. Scott Kozisek and the Rev. Mark Wooten will officiate at the service.
    Burial will be in Crothersville Cemetery.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit Crothersville Cemetery, Bethel Lutheran Church or Trinity Lutheran High School.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.

   DIMITRI EMMA METZ, 90, Uniontown, died on Tuesday, July 1, at Covered Bridge Health Campus in Seymour.
    She was born in Crothersville and was a seamstress at the former U.S. Shoe Corporation. Memberships include the Happy Apronettes Homemakers Club and Uniontown Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir and was active in the Ladies Aid Society.
    Survivors include a son, Glenn Metz of Crothersville; a daughter, Shirley Adams of Columbus; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Monday, July 7, at Uniontown Baptist Church. Pastor Bill Ramsey officiated.
    Burial was in Uniontown Cemetery.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville to benefit the cemetery.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.

    LOUISE BEVILLE “DEES” BUTLER, 88, died on Saturday, June 28.
    She was a native of Paris, Tn., and had lived with her family in Louisville, Ky., where she worked in the interior design studio of the old Stewart Dry Goods. She had also served as a bookkeeper for her family business, the old Butler Furniture and Appliances. She and her husband then moved to Daytona, Fl., in 1975, where they managed the Pleasant Green Motel. In 2007, they returned to the Kentucky-Southern Indiana area. She was active in her church and community.
    Survivors include her husband of 70 years, Joseph Samuel Butler; three sons, Dick Butler of Denver, Co., Sam Butler of Marysville and Rob Butler of Buckner, Ky.; three daughters, Lane McKay of Louisville, Linda Leech of Lancaster, Ky., and Joni Gonzalez of Port Orange, Fl.; 16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.
    The funeral service will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, in the Fireside Chapel of Southeast Christian Church in Louisville. An hour of calling will be observed prior to the service. Gary Brown will officiate.
    Memorial gifts may be sent to the Children’s Hospital Fund, Kosair Children’s Hospital, Louisville, Ky.

    TIMOTHY WAYNE GLADDEN SR., 52, Indianapolis, died on Saturday, June 28.
    A Scottsburg native, he had previously been employed at Aisin in Columbus and had served as a volunteer fireman in North Vernon.
    Survivors include two sons, Timothy W. Gladden Jr. of Austin and Kyle Morris of Seymour; a daughter, Crystal Gladden of Scottsburg; a sister, Janet Fields of Lexington; and four grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Thursday, July 3, at the Stewart Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Matt Hoffman officiated.
    Burial was in Kimberlin Creek Cemetery near Lexington.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to assist his family.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.stewartfuneralhome.net.

    ALENE H. DALHOFF, 85, Floyds Knobs died on Saturday, June 28, at Autumn Woods Health Campus in New Albany.
    She was a native of Million, KY, a former clerk at the old Stewart’s Department Store and a former receptionist at the American Red Cross. She was a member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic church.
    Survivors include her son, Michael F. Dalhoff, Floyds Knobs; two daughters, Pat Sherrard, Louisville and Debbie Frederick, Georgetown; one sister, Tina Brown, Jeffersonville; five grandchildren, Mickey Dalhoff, Travis Dalhoff, Kristin Sherrard, Amy Rowley, and Laura Frederick; and three great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 1, at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church with burial following in the Church’s cemetery, and Kraft Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Activities Department at Autumn Woods Health Campus or Hosparus of Southern Indiana.

    ROSS PETER ANDERSON, 66, Floyds Knobs, died Saturday, June 28, at his home.
    He was a member of the United States Air Force. He was a current shareholder, owner, and executive vice president of C.L. McBride Company, Inc. in Louisville. He was a member of the New Albany Country Club, Kentucky Petroleum Marketers Association, Petroleum Equipment Institute, Back in Time Car Club, Elks, Forty&Eight, American Legion, FOP-Wyandotte Lodge #171, and the Redmen.
    He is survived by his wife, Jan Anderson; one daughter, Beth Roos, Floyds Knobs; one son Ross Anderson, Pendleton; three step-sons, Scott Richert, Georgetown, Ben Habermel, New Albany and Brad Habermel, Dallas, TX.; six grandchildren; one brother and four sisters; a son-like figure, Josh Banet; and his close pal, Reno.
    Memorial services were held Wednesday, July 2, at Kraft Funeral Service in New Albany in the chapel. Burial remained private for immediate family members only.
    Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donations to either Hosparus or the Ross Anderson Memorial Scholarship Fund.

    ELSIE MAE LEE, 88, Campbellsburg died Thursday, June 26.
    Funeral services were held Monday, June 30 at Weathers Funeral Home.

    JUANITA PERSINGER, 87, Salem died on Sunday, June 29, at her residence.
    She was a retired employee of Smith Cabinet Company and was a former cafeteria worker at Washington County Memorial Hospital and a former cook for Washington County Head Start.
    She is survived by her husband, Robert L. Persinger. She is also survived by two sons, Robert Lynn Persinger and Joseph M Persinger both of Salem; 10 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
    Funeral services were held Thursday, July 3, at Weather’s Funeral Home and burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    Donations may be made to American Cancer Society or Hosparus if Southern Indiana.

    JACKIE SMITH, 67, Campbellsburg, formerly Indianapolis,  died Thursday, June 26, in Washington County Memorial Hospital.
    She was a member of the Acts Full Gospel Church in Borden. She was a former Home Care Provider of Older Americans of Indiana.
    Survivors include her husband, David W. “Skip” Smith; one daughter, Nancy Wilder, Campbellsburg; one sister, Alice Palmer, Martinsville; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, June 30 at Acts Full Gospel Church with burial following at Hop Cemetery in Campbellsburg with Dawalt Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
    Contributions can be made to Acts Full Gospel Church of Borden.

    CHARLOTTE SCHUBERT, 90, Barstow, CA., formerly Salem, died on May 13 at her home.
    She worked at Woolworth’s and Purdue University before she was hired as a bookkeeper in the Lafayette headquarters of the Painters, Decorators and Paper Hangers Union of America. She was a member of the Retail Clerks Union and Sigma Alpha Chi, a social sorority in Lafayette. She was Treasurer of Sigma Alpha Chi’s 1941-1942 Grand Council and a life member of the organizations. She enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1944. She attended the U.S. Naval Training School at Hunter College in the Bronx, NY followed by yeoman training at Oklahoma A&M College in Stillwater, OK. She worked in the accounting department at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Barstow for 23 years.
    Survivors include a son, Craig, of Barstow; a daughter, Candice; two sisters, Maxine G. Schwab, Irvine, CA and Barbara L. Spencer, Lafayette.
    She was buried with her husband at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, CA.

    PAULINE (MAUDLIN) LEWIS, 80, Campbellsburg died on Monday, June 20, at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
    She was a bus driver for 28 years for West Washington School Corporation. She was a member of the Campbellsburg Nazarene Church, Campbellsburg Rebekah Lodge, and ABATE.
    Survivors include her husband, Harold Eugene Lewis, Campbellsburg; a son, John Lewis, Salem; two daughters, Vera Reynolds, Campbellsburg, Deloris Jacobi, Campbellsburg; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were held Thursday, July 3, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home, following the service, cremation was chosen.
    Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com

    HAZEL MARIE STRICKER, 80, Marysville, died Thursday, June 26, at University of Louisville Hospital.
    She was a member of the New Market Christian Church and the Women’s Auxiliary of VFW Post 1427 in Charlestown.
    Survivors include her husband Harry Stricker; one son, Larry Stricker, Marysville; three grandsons, Dwight A. Stricker, Adam Stricker and Matthew Stricker; and five nephews, Charles Dean, Richard Amick, Junior, Ernie and James Rush.
    Services were held Monday, June 30 at Grayson New Washington Funeral Home with burial in New Market Cemetery.

    JEREMY THOMAS DENNISON, 31, Charlestown died Tuesday, July 1, at his home.
    He was a construction worker and welder, a member of The Sons of the American Legion Post 335, and a member of the Carpenters Union Local 631.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Jodie Gibbons; a son, Jayce Phillip Dennison, Charlestown; a daughter, Tori Michelle Dennison, Kent; his mother, Teresa Dennison, Nabb; his father, Leon Dennison, Charlestown; a brother, Josh Dennison, Nabb; grandmothers, Naomi Huttsell, Hanover and Norma London, Charlestown; nieces, Neveah and Mariah Ford; and nephews Alexander and Skyler Dennison.
    Funeral services were held Monday, July 7, at Grayson New Washington Funeral Home with burial in Antioch Cemetery near Bethlehem.

    SHELBY MICHAEL GOODLETT, 13, Charlestown died Thursday, June 26, at his home.
    He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in New Albany and was a student at Charlestown Middle School. He was also a member of the Charlestown Volunteer Fire Department Cadets Program and volunteered with several community organizations including his church, Clark County 4-H and Charlestown Beautification Committee.
    Survivors, including his parents, are, Harold Glenn Goodlett Jr. and Elizabeth Ann Goodlett, Charlestown; one brother, Jimmy Goodlett, Taylorsville, KY; three sisters, Leigh Ann Goodlett, Taylorsville, KY, Laura Behr and Sarah Behr, both of Georgetown; grandparents, Harold and Jo Goodlett, Sr,. Charlestown and Betty LaMotte, New Albany.
    Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 1, at the Grace Lutheran Church in New Albany with burial following in Charlestown Cemetery with Grayson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
    Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Shelby Goodlett Memorial Scholarship Fund at the New Washington State Bank.
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