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Obituaries - December 16, 2009 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 16 December 2009 00:00

CHARLES C. (CURT) GIBSON, SR., 66
DONALD SCHROERING, 72
EDNA RUTH McCUTCHEON, 68
SHARON L. MEYER, 62
LEONARD DEXTER "DECK" BALLOU, 94
JOHN EDWARD "JOHNNY" POPP, 69
LANETTIE ELIZABETH HAWS, 78
LOUIS E. VEST, 88
TIMOTHY "TIM" WAYNE REECE, 49
BONNIE E. HOLLOMAN, 67
JACKIE L. WINGLER, 61
RONALD LEE CHASTAIN, JR., 36
ROY A. EDSTROM, 74
MAXINE M. COLGLAZIER, 86
DONNA RAE HARBIN GROTE, 52
GRACE LAWSON ENGLE, 97
ZELMA BAGSHAW, 100
ERNEST EUGENE MAPPINS, 77
NORMAN C. SMITH, 76
ROGER D. PERSINGER, 61
CARLOS NAPIER, 65
DENNIS "TOOTS" SCROGHAM, 49
TIMOTHY "TIM" WAYNE REECE, 49
BETTY LOU BRANDENBURG, 74
CECIL L. ALLEN, 81
EUGENE "NICK" NICHOLSON, 85
FAYE I. FLEENOR, 85
THELMA B. AMICK, 96
RICHARD EARL "RICH" HATTON, 30
LISA ANN BRANHAM-SCULLY, 52
 


    ?CHARLES C. (CURT) GIBSON, SR., 66, Pekin, died Monday, December 7 at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
    He was a retired employee of the old Kimball Office Furniture Company Borden Division and a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Pekin.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Jeremy Gibson, a sister and brother.
    Survivors include his wife, Betty Ann (Albertson) Gibson; three daughters, Patty Campbell of Salem, Melissa Gonzalez of Pekin and Shanda Priddy of New Albany; three sons, Charles Gibson, Jr., Alan Gibson and Kaden Malachi-Wayne Gibson all of Pekin; three brothers, Jay L. Gibson of Staunton, Virginia and Paul and Jesse Gibson both of Pekin; ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, December 12 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Mt. Washington Cemetery in Pekin.
    Memorial contributions may be made to National Kidney Foundation of Indiana, 911 East 86th Street, Ste. 100, Indianpolis, IN 46204.
    DONALD SCHROERING, 72, Salem, died Monday, December 7 at his residence.
    He was a veteran of the US Air Force.
    He was preceded in death by a brother.
    Survivors include a brother, Eugene P. “Butch” Schroering of Louisville and two sisters, Diana Schmeing and Susie Casabella both of Louisville.
    Cremation was chosen with services to be held at a later date. Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    EDNA RUTH McCUTCHEON, 68, Charlestown, died Tuesday, December 8 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    She was a retired cook for the Greater Clark School System, an Avon Representative, was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church of Charlestown and enjoyed square dancing.
    She was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Hiser, and an infant son, John Douglas.
    Survivors include her husband, Richard McCutcheon; daughter, Connie Sue Murphy of Jeffersonville; two sons, Brian McCutcheon of Jeffersonville and Anthony McCutcheon of Charlestown; five brothers, Harold, Robert “Bob”, Ray Lewis and Cecil Hiser all of Barren County, Kentucky and James Hiser of Butler County, Kentucky; two sisters, Pat Gentry and Brenda Beck both of Barren County, Kentucky and six grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, December 12 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Old Union Chapel Cemetery in Sulphur.
    SHARON L. MEYER, 62, Salem, died Tuesday, December 8 at Norton's Hospital in Louisville.
    She was a member of Salem Nazarene Church.
    Survivors include her ex-husband, Ken Carthy of Salem; two daughters, Wanda Goss and Tammy Saint both of Salem; sister, Evelyn Garrison of St. Louis, Missouri; ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, December 11 at Weathers Funeral Home.
    LEONARD DEXTER “DECK” BALLOU, 94, Louisville, died Monday, December 7 at BeeHive Homes of Georgetown.
    He was the founder of Ballou's Rental Company, a member of Beargrass Christian Church of Louisville and a veteran of the US Navy.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte (Schreiner) Ballou.
    Survivors include a son, Shelby Ballou of Louisville; daughter, Marian Hales of Florida; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and good friends, Maxine & Norman Miller of Borden.
    Cremation was chosen with graveside services held Saturday, December 12 at Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville. Generations Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Memorial contributions may be made to BeeHive Homes, 1040 Estate Drive, Georgetown, IN 47122.
    JOHN EDWARD “JOHNNY” POPP, 69, Memphis, died Monday, December 7 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
    He was a 1958 graduate of New Albany High School and was retired from Ivy Hill Packaging in Louisville. He served his country in the National Guard. He had a love for golf, fishing and hunting, and was a lifelong member of St. Joseph Hill Catholic Church in Sellersburg and a member of Speed Golf Course and the Southern Indiana Seniors Golf League.
    He was preceded in death by his brother, Raymond “R.J.” Popp.
    Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Pauline (Schubnell) Popp; two daughters, Alicia Bender and Michelle Cissell both of Borden; two sisters, Nancy “Sissy” Barnett of Memphis and Emma Haas of Sellersburg; brother, Donald Popp of Memphis; three sisters-in-law, Linda Popp of Memphis, Linda Russell of Sellersburg and Darlene Stewart of Clarksville; six grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends.
    Services were held Saturday, December 12 at St. Joseph Hill Catholic Church with burial in the church cemetery. Generations Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Hill Catholic Church.
    LANETTIE ELIZABETH HAWS, 78, Floyds Knobs, died Sunday, December 6 at Autumn Woods Health Care in New Albany.
    She was a caregiver and life member of VFW Hobart Beach Post #1693 Ladies Auxiliary in New Albany.
    Survivors include a daughter, Laura Gasch of Edna, Texas; four sons, James and Wayne Dexter both of Floyds Knobs, Kim Dexter of Seattle, Washington and David Mayfield of Ft. Bliss, Texas; two sisters, Dolly Fowler of Clare, Michigan and June Cade of Hemitt, California; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and 162 foster children.
    Services were held Sunday, December 13 at Pyke-Calloway Funeral Service in New Albany with private interment at the convenience of the family at Pyke Crematorium in Henryville.
    The family requests donations be made to VFW Post #1693 Hoabrt Beach c/o 1217 E. Spring St., New Albany, IN 47150.
    LOUIS E. VEST, 88, Clarksville, died Tuesday, December 8 at Westminster Health Care in Clarksville.
    He worked as a pipefitter and served in the US Army in WWII, receiving a purple heart and the Oak Leaf Cluster.
    Survivors include a sister, Elsie Coleman of Carmel and two brothers, Alford Vest of Clarksville and Walter Vest of Henryville.
    Services were held Friday, December 11 at R.D. Pyke Funeral Service in Henryville with burial in Forest Grove Cemetery in Borden.
    TIMOTHY “TIM” WAYNE REECE, 49, Henryville, died Thursday, December 3 at his residence.
    He was employed at Holms Industries in Scottsburg, was a little league coach and basketball coach in Scott County, and was the Scott County Father of the Year in 1999. He was also a 1978 graduate of Henryville High School.
    Survivors include two daughters, Emily and Sarah Reece both of Scottsburg; sister, Liz Barrett of Henryville and a host of other relatives and friends.
    Services were held Sunday, December 6 at R.D. Pyke Funeral Service in Henryville with burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Henryville.
    BONNIE E. HOLLOMAN, 67, Henryville, died Saturday, December 5 at her residence.
    She was a homemaker and member of the Homemakers Club.
    Survivors include a daughter, Belinda Musial of Prospect, Kentucky; two sons, Tom Holloman of Henryville and Tim Holloman of Prospect, Kentucky; three sisters, Joan Parsley and Mary Nunn both of Indianapolis and Barbara Sego of Brownsville, Kentucky; brother, James England of Indianapolis and two grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, December 12 at R.D. Pyke Funeral Service in Henryville with burial in Bunker Hill Cemetery in Salem.
    The family requests donations be made to Hosparus – Hospice of Southern Indiana c/o 624 E. Market St., New Albany, IN 47150.
    JACKIE L. WINGLER, 61, Salem, died Wednesday, December 9 at his home.
    He was a retired employee of Kimball's and an employee of Temple and Temple. He was a former member of the Army National Guard and a member of Kansas Church of Christ, Eagles, American Legion and VFW.
    He was preceded in death by his parents.
    Survivors include a brother, Harold Wingler of Salem; fiancee, Jerri Sowder of Salem and several nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Saturday, December 12 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Kansas Cemetery.
    RONALD LEE CHASTAIN, JR., 36, Salem, died Tuesday, December 8.
    Survivors include his wife, Holly Gunell Chastain; two daughters, Gracie and Emma Chastain; step-son, Zachary Gunell; father, Ronald Lee Chastain, Sr. of London, Kentucky; mother and stepfather, Vickie & Boyd Underwood of Salem; three brothers, Roger, Michael and Joey Chastain all of Salem and one nephew.
    There were no services. Weathers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    ROY A. EDSTROM, 74, Crestwood, Kentucky, died Wednesday, December 9 at Norton Hospital.
    He was retired from the US Postal Service, a member of the USS Hunt Association, was a past president of NARFE Chapter 262 and served in the US Navy and US Air Force. He enjoyed gardening, walking, cooking, traveling, reading, journaling and spending time with family and friends.
    Survivors include his wife, Karolyn Yager Edstrom; son, Christopher W.S. Edstrom of Alto, New Mexico; five daughters, Kamby M. Sullivan of Charlton, Massachusetts, Mashelle L. Krier of South Portland, Maine, Dana G. Schultz of Richmond, Virginia, Darla S. Vaudreuil of Wellington, Florida and Amy B. Cahill of Sutton, Massachusetts and 14 grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, December 12 at Unity of Louisville Church. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to the USS Hunt Association DD-674, c/o Nelson Syler, Treasurer, 481 County Rd. 312, Sweetwater, TN 37874.
    MAXINE M. COLGLAZIER, 86, Salem, died Friday, December 11 at her home.
    She was a retired employee of the old Smith Cabinet Company and a member of Monroe Church of Christ and Washington County Humane Society.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger M. Colglazier; two sons, Elmer and Ernie L. Colglazier and her daughter, Phyllis Bean.
    Survivors include two sons, David Colglazier of Salem and Everett Colglazier of Spanaway, Washington; 8 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, December 14 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    DONNA RAE HARBIN GROTE, 52, Charlestown, died Friday, December 11 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
    Survivors include a daughter, Joni Williams of Charlestown; son, Derrick Wedding of Charlestown; father, William Harbin, Jr. of Louisville; three sisters, Lynda Kent, Sheila Day and Paula Caudill all of Charlestown; brother, Mike Harbin of Sellersburg; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Monday, December 14 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Owen Creek Cemetery.
    GRACE LAWSON ENGLE, 97, Charlestown, died Saturday, December 12 at her residence.
    She graduated from Mt. Carmel High School in 1933 and attended Lees Junior College.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence M. Engle and four brothers.
    Survivors include a daughter, Norma Sue Wood of Charlestown; sister, Naomi L. Kiger of Charlestown; brother, Edwin Lawson of Jackson, Kentucky; one grandson and several nieces and nephews.
    Services wwill be held Wednesday, December 16 at Grayson Funeral Home with graveside services to be held Thursday at Charlestown Cemetery.
    In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Mt. Carmel Local Student Tuition Fund, P.O. Box 2, Vancleve, Kentucky 41385.
    ZELMA BAGSHAW, 100, Campbellsburg, died Sunday, December 6 at her residence.
    She was a 74 year member of the Campbellsburg and Salem Chapters Order of the Eastern Star and a former member of the Campbellsburg Homemakers Club, the Campbellsburg Fireman's Auxiliary and the Brown Township Farm Bureau. She and her husband worked their farm and raised broilers. She enjoyed flowers, gardening and quilting.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Delbert E. Bagshaw; son, Jesse A. Bagshaw; a sister and two brothers.
    Survivors include a daughter, Anita Perdiew of Campbellsburg; two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Wednesday, December 9 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemnetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Gideon Living Memorial Bible Plan.
    ERNEST EUGENE MAPPINS, 77, Clarksville, died Sunday, December 6 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    He worked as a payroll officer for the Naval Ordinance, was a member of Walnut Ridge Baptist Church and served in the US Army during the Korean War.
    Survivors include his wife, Betty Hodges Mappins of Clarksville; two sons, Robert E. Mappins of Charlestown and James L. Mappins of Clarksville; two daughters, LuAnn Snawder of Jeffersonville and Jane K. Lewis of Scottsburg; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, December 10 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    NORMAN C. SMITH, 76, Pekin, died Sunday, December 13 at Meadow View Health Care Center in Salem.
    He served duing the Vietnam War as a Master Sergeant in the US Air Force. He ahd been a resident of Washington County for the past 34 years. He retired from the Air Force after 22 years and was a former and a retired rural mail carrier in Pekin and Floyds Knobs.
    He was preceded in death by a brother, Leo Smith.
    Survivors include his wife, Joyce (Ryan) Smith; son, Joe Smith of Borden; two daughters, Mitzi VanBuren and Julie Bogart both of Pekin; six brothers, Dennis, Gary and Jack Smith all of Clare, Michigan, Roger Smith of Florida, Larry Smith of Safinaw, Michigan and Wyman Smith of Pontiac, Michigan; three sisters, Pam Shaner of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, Judy Whitney of Clare, Michigan and Mary Sue Carl of Tennessee; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
    Services will be held Friday, December 18 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans.
    ROGER D. PERSINGER, 61, Rose Hill, Va., formerly of Lexington, died Monday, December 7, at his residence.
    The Dizney, Ky., native was of pentecostal faith and served during the Vietnam War as a Corporal in the U.S. Marines.
    He was a retired set-up and swingman for Seymour Housewares of Seymour.
    Survivors include his mother, Myrtle Thomas Blaylock of Rose Hill, Va.; a daughter, Cassie Persinger of Madison; a son, Clay Persinger of Madison; four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren.
    Funeral service was Friday, December 11, at Collins Funeral Home with burial in the Lexington Cemetery.
    CARLOS NAPIER, 65, Austin, died Thursday, November 26, at his residence. He was a Union Stewart at Morgan Foods in Austin.
    Survivors include Lois J. Barger Napier of Austin; daughter, Janet Birchwell of Austin; sister, Polly Cole of Austin; brother, Roger Napier of Scottsburg; one grandchild and three great-grandchildren.
    Services were private at the convenience of family.
    Online condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net
    DENNIS “TOOTS” SCROGHAM, 49, Scottsburg, died Friday, December 4, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
    He was a native of Clark County.
    Funeral service was Friday, December 11, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Don Watts officiating.
    Burial was in Mt. Hebron Cemetery in Washington County.
    Online condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net
    TIMOTHY “TIM” WAYNE REECE, 49, Henryville, died Thursday, December 3, at home.
    The Scottsburg native was employed at Holms Industries in Scottsburg and a little league coach and basketball coach in Scott County. He was also the Scott County Father of the Year in 1999.
    Survivors include two daughters, Emily Reece of Scottsburg, Sarah Reece of Scottsburg; sister, Liz Barrett of Henryville.
    Funeral service was held Sunday, December 6, at R.D. Pyke Funeral Home with Pastor Todd Bolton officiating.
    Burial will be Mt. Zion Cemetery in Henryville.
    BETTY LOU BRANDENBURG, 74, died Wednesday, December 9, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
    She is a native of Mistletoe, Ky.
    Survivors include her husband, Toy Brandenburg of Deputy; sons, Tony Brandenburg of Celina, Tn., Leroy Brandenburg of Deputy; Avery Brandenburg of Deputy; sister, Margaret Griffie of Scottsburg; brother, Orville Bowling of Shelbyville; six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were conducted Saturday, December 12, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Jay Griffie officiating.
    Burial was in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.
    Online condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net
    CECIL L. ALLEN, 81, died Friday, November 27.
    Survivors include his children, Linda Hudson, Steven Allen and Rhonda Hillman; brother, Melvin Allen; sister, Norma Lee Bennett; step-sister, Patricia Goin; seven grandchildren.
    Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 1, at the Dryer Funeral Home with burial in the Faiview Cemetery in Linden.
    Memorial donations may be made to Feed the Children, P.O. Box 36, Oklahoma City, Ok. 73101.
    EUGENE “NICK” NICHOLSON, 85, died Saturday, December 12, at the Blackford County Hospital in Hartford City.
    The Washington County native was a retired Routeman from the old Wash-Scott Farm Bureau Co-op in Scottsburg, where he worked for 27 years, a U.S. Army veteran of WWII, a member and head usher at the Scottsburg United Methodist Church, member of the Scottsburgh Lodge No. 572 F&AM and the Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis.
    Survivors include a daughter, Rise Colwell of Marion; a son, Gordon E. Nicholson of Scottsburg; a sister, Margaret Noe of Naples, Fl; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren;  one great-great-grandson.
    Services were held Tuesday, December 15, at Scottsburg United Methodist Church with burial iN Scottsburg Cemetery. Collins Funeral home was in charge of the local arrangements.
    Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers to Scottsburg United Methodist Church in care of the funeral home.
    FAYE I. FLEENOR, 85, Scottsburg, died Monday, December 14.
    Arrangements are pending at Stewart Funeral Home.
    THELMA B. AMICK, 96, Scottsburg, died Saturday, December 12, at Hickory Creek of Scottsburg.
    The Scott County native was a retired attendant for the Madison State Hospital in Madison and a member of the Scottsburg First Christian Church.
    Survivors include two daughters, Alice L. Sandlin of Scottsburg; Linda L. Graebe of Sellersburg; a stepson, Gene Amick of Sherwood, Ak., six grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren.
    Graveside services were held Tuesday, December 15, at Scottsburg Cemetery. Collins Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
    Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association in care of the funeral home.
    RICHARD EARL “RICH” HATTON, 30, Lexington, died Saturday, December 12, at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
    The Beech Grove native was the manager at Captain D's Restaurant in Madison  and worked at Rally's Restaurant in Madison. He was a former employee of Arvin Sango and Armor Metal.
    Survivors include his parents, Richard Dale and Edna Mae Underwood Hatton of Lexington; his sister, Christy Watson of Hanover,  nieces and a nephew.
    Funeral services will be Friday, December 18, at Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison at 11 a.m.
    Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 17 and after 9 a.m. on Friday, December 18. The Rev. J.D. Traylor will officiate.
    Memorial contributions may be made in to the Rich Hatton Memorial Fund through the funeral home.
    Burial will be in the Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison.
    LISA ANN BRANHAM-SCULLY, 52, Hanover, died Sunday, December 6, at Baptist Medical Center South in Montgomery, Al.
    She was a homemaker and also worked in the restaurant industry. She was a member of Faith Covenant Church in Madison.
    Survivors include her daughters, Christy Scully Sampson of Hanover; Chasity Scully of Dupont; two step-daughters, Brandy and Jasmine Sharp of Louisville, Ky., three sisters, Nancy Keller of Madison, Norma Sebree of Vevay, Tammy Blair of Deputy; three grandchildren; several step-sisters, a step-brother, nieces and nephews, two step-fathers, Charles Lee of Hanover and Clarence Housefield, Jr. of Hanover.
    Funeral service was Saturday, December 12, at Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison with the Rev. Troy Hedges officiating.
    Burial was in the Springdale Cemetery in Madison.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Lisa Branham-Scully Memorial Fund through the funeral home.
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