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Obituaries - November 18, 2009 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 18 November 2009 00:00

EILEEN F. ALEXANDER, 88
JOHN J. JAMES, SR., 78
ALICE L. COOK, 80
EDNA C. HEIL, 85
GEORGE F. DODDS, 91
SHIRLEY A. HURST HORTENBERRY, 74
VERNIE "SALLIE" NEACE, 77
KENNETH REED "KEN" BUSSON, 45
CRYSTAL DOWN NEWMAN, 30
ROBIN L. EVERITT, 59
NORMAN McRAE, 88
OPAL MITCHELL, 81
BESSIE L. ROBINSON, 87
 


    ?EILEEN F. ALEXANDER, 88, Jeffersonville, died Tuesday, November 10 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    She retired from Baker and Taylor Book Wholesale as a book researcher and was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Jeffersonville.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert William Alexander.
    Survivors include three daughters, Judith Miller of Jeffersonville and Mary Lou Parks and Beth Larson both of Lowell; five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Saturday, November 14 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
    JOHN J. JAMES, SR., 78, Tell City, died Tuesday, November 10 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    He retired from Brown-Forman Distillery in Louisville where he worked for 28 years. He was a US Navy veteran and enjoyed gardening and tinkering in his garage.
    He was preceded in death by three sisters, Mildred Renn, Mary Ruth Rue and Susan “Janie” Sauder and a brother, Doug James.
    Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Macy (Truman) James; two sons, Daniel James of Scottsburg and John James, Jr. of Clarksville; three sisters, Judy McKnight of New Albany, Martha Harbeson of Memphis and Rita Brown of Pensacola, Florida; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, November 13 at Huber Funeral Home in Tell City with burial in Derby Cemetery in Derby.
    ALICE L. COOK, 80, Salem, died Wednesday, November 11 at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
    She had been a resident of Washington County for the past 52 years, formerly of Chicago. She was a retired employee of the old Rosebud Farm in Salem, retiring in 1993.
    She was preceded in death by a sister, Lucille Anderson.
    Survivors include her husband, Dirk G. Cook; three daughters, Valerie J. Catlett and Carol A. Martin both of Salem and Gail L. Stewart of Pekin; five grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, November 14 at Dawalt Funeral Home with cremation to follow.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Washington County Community Foundation, P.O. Box 50, Salem, IN 47167.
    EDNA C. HEIL, 85, Henryville, died Thursday, November 12 at Maple Manor Christian Home in Sellersburg.
    She was a member of Henryville United Methodist Church and a homemaker.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. Heil.
    Survivors include three sons, Charles L. “Butch” Heil of Underwood and Thomas W. and Gary E. Heil both of Evansville; brother, Harland Costin of Sellersburg; nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
    Services were held Saturday, November 14 at Henryville United Methodist Church with burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Henryville. R.D. Pyke Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.
    The family requests donations be made to Henryville United Methodist Church, c/o P.O. Box 206 Henryville, IN 47126.
    GEORGE F. DODDS, 91, Campbellsburg, died Wednesday, November 11 at The Waters of Salem.
    He was a retired businessman, a World War II Army veteran, member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Salem Ward and American Legion, Campbellsburg Post.
    He was preceded in death by his first wife, Belva Cassidy Dodds; wife, Georgia Hartley Heninger Dodds; two sons, George Michael Dodds and Ritchie Dodds; two step-sons, Jon Michael and Jack David Heninger and two grandchildren.
    Survivors include two sons, Steven Dodds of Pensacola, Florida and Bill Dodds of Orem, Utah; step-son, Pat Heninger of Salem; daughter, Judy Vonnahme of Campbellsburg; sister, Kathleen Horner of Fort Wayne; 14 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, two step-great-grandchildren and two step-great-great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, November 14 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Dixon Chapel-Proctor Cemetery with military honors.
    SHIRLEY A. HURST HORTENBERRY, 74, Borden, died Friday, November 13 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    She retired from GE after 23 years as a laborer. She was a member of Borden Church of Christ.
    She was preceded in death by two sisters.
    Survivors include a daughter, Kim Ann Hortenberry of Borden; three brothers, Jerry and Jack Hurst both of Borden and John Hurst of Pekin and a sister, Margie Dixon of Sellersburg.
    Services were held Monday, November 16 at Borden Church of Christ with burial in Walnut Hill Cemetery. Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    VERNIE “SALLIE NEACE, 77, Scottsburg, died Monday, November 9, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    The Whitesburg, Ky., native was a member of the Shelter for the Sheep Church in Austin.
    Survivors include her husband, Asdruble Neace of Scottsburg; daughters, Nora Holt of Crothersville, Janice Chandler of Scottsburg; Linda Neace of Lexington; sons, Golden Cornett of Deputy, Raleigh Neace of Leota, Johnny Neace of Deputy, Rickey Neace of Austin; brothers, Albert Helton of Whitesburg, Ky., George Junior Helton of Crothersville, Woodrow Billie Helton of Scottsburg, 13 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren.
    Funeral service was Thursday, November 12, at the Shelter for the Sheep Church with the Rev. Larry Hatton officiating.
    Burial was in the Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.
    Buchanan Funeral Home was in charge of the local arrangements.
    KENNETH REED “KEN” BUSSON, 45, Hanover, died November 1, at his home.
    He was a native of Toledo Ohio and Cookeville, Tn.
    Survivors include a son, Kevin Busson of Cookeville, Tn., two brothers, Heath Malcomson of Lexington, James Malcomson of California; two sisters, Jessica Applebee of Toledo, Ohio, Kelley Malcomson, Ca., several nieces and nephews.
    Private funeral services were held. The Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison was in charge of the arrangement.
    Online condolences may be sent via website at www.morgan-nay.com
    CRYSTAL DAWN NEWMAN, 30, Madison, died Tuesday, November 10, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
    The Scott County native was employed at Pizza Hut and Sandstone Industries.
    Survivors include her mother, Debra Angel Sawyer; step-father, Ronie Dixon of Madison; sister, Mary Caroline Newman of Madison; her grandparents, Virgil and Iola Angel of Scottsburg; Elsie Weir of Lexington; her aunt, Marcella Campbell of Scottsburg.
    Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 13, at Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.
    The Rev. Mike Shuler officiated.
    Burial was in the Scottsburg Cemetery.
    On-line condolences may be sent via website at www.morgan-nay.com.
    ROBIN L. EVERITT, 59, Austin, died Sunday, November 8, at his residence.
    The Scottsburg native was a retired machinist for Cummins Engine Company in Columbus. He was a member of A.B.A.T.E. Of Indiana and veteran of the Indiana Army National Guard.
    Survivors includes his mother, Jerry Adams Todd; a wife, Robbin G. Spaulding Everitt; a son, David Llloyd Everitt of Scottsburg; a daughter, Melanie Jo Nicely of Rayburn, N.C., a stepdaughter, Kristan Marie Uhlenbrock of St. Petersburg, Fl.; mother and stepfather, Jerry and Dave Todd of Columbus; two sisters, Tina Phillips of Columbus; Gina Kaufman of Vallonia; a brother, Brian Todd of Columbus; four grandchildren.
    Funeral service will be today (Saturday) at 2 p.m. at Collins Funeral Home with visitation from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m on Saturday.
    Cremation was requested following service.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Collins Funeral Home.
    NORMAN MCRAE, 88, Memphis, died Saturday, October 17, at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    He retired after 38 years as a kiln burner for Louisville Cement and was also a block layer and mason. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII, was a member of Memphis Community Church, American Legion Post 204, and the Henryville Masonic Lodge.
    Survivors include his son, Eddie McRae of Memphis, three daughters, Carole Shaw of New Washingotn and Rhea Jackson and Norma Powell, both of Memphis; three brothers, Gene and John McRae, both of Sellersburg and Maynard McRae of Florida; sister, Audrey Gambrall of Louisville; 17 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and three-great-great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, October 21, at Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg with burial in Silver Creek Cemetery.
    The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to American Legion Post 204 of  Sellersburg.
    OPAL MITCHELL 81, Austin ,died Saturday, November 7, at North Logan Healthcare in Danville, Il.
    The Buckhorn, Ky., native was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church in Austin and retired director from Emmons Jewelry and a deli employee of the old Crothersville IGA.
    Survivors include her husband, Arthur Mitchell; daughters, Deloris Norman of Bismarck, Il., Mattie  Burtt of Westcliffe, Co.; sons, Donald Mitchell of Cottonwood, Az., David Mitchell of Hernando, MS.; sisters, Jean Taylor of Treasure Island, Fl., Norman Dunnof Barbourville, Ky.; brother, Francis McIntosh of Leavenworth, Ks., eight grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
    Funeral service was Saturday, November 14, at New Harmony Baptist Church in Austin, with the Rev. David Schill officiating. Buchanan Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
    Burial was in the Harrod Cemetery in Austin.
    Memorial contributions can be given to the Harrod Cemetery Fund in care of the funeral home. Online condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
    BESSIE L. ROBINSON, 87, Crothersville, died Thursday, November 12, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    She was a homemaker and worked at several restaurants as a cook and waitress, and was a manager of a convenient mart before retiring. She was a member of the Austin Christian Church.
    Survivors include her children, Mary H. Rice of Seymour, Patricia Ann Robinson of Crothersville, Lenvel “Butch” Robinson and Rodger E. Robinson of Crothersville, 18 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were conducted Sunday, November 15, at Adams Funeral Home with burial to follow in Cana Cemetery in Jennings County.
    Memorial donations can be given to Cana Cemetery or American Cancer Society in care of Adams Funeral Home.
    Online condolences may be given to the family and video tribute can be viewed at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com
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