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Obituaries - January 6, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 05 January 2010 00:00
THOMAS PAUL LYNCH, SR., 77
MILDRED (AMICK) BAGBY, 93
SHIRLEY LOUISE LEWIS JEFFRIES, 64
BOYD L. FLEENOR, 74
RAY WRIGHT, 74
LEROY I. RUSSELL, 89
RUTH R. CHASTAIN, 101
DORIS JUNE FARMER, 70
ROGER D. PERSINGER, 61
GARRY B. BARNES, 52
ROBERT STEWART, 41
HOBERT WILSON, 89
LELAND K. MEADOWS, 82
CANEY JUNIOR COMBS, 82
JIM NEASE, 60
MARJORIE R. MORGAN, 92
DANIEL LOUIS "DANNY" KNAPP, 83
CLIFFORD H. KINNEY, 76
 


    ?THOMAS PAUL LYNCH, SR., 77, Jeffersonville, died Saturday, January 2 at Sellersburg Health and Rehab.
    He was the previous owner of Blackiston Mill Dry Cleaner in Clarksville, was a US Marine Korean Conflict veteran, a recipient of the Purple Heart, Bronze Star and a United Nations Service Medal and was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Clarksville where he served as a Eucharistic minister and lector.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Augusta (Frederick) Lynch and a sister, Pat Spellman.
    Survivors include his children, Diane Popp of Memphis and Thomas Lynch, Jr. of Tupelo, Mississippi; four brothers, Bill Lynch of Starlight, Jim Lynch of Clarksville, Edward Lynch of Lewisport, Kentucky and Marvin Lynch of Memphis; three sisters, Phyllis Adams and Susie Timberlake both of Starlight and Judy Youngs of Clarksville; two sisters-in-law, Jeannie Losch and Sr. Mary Dominic Frederick, OSB and two grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, January 6 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church with burial in St. Anthony's Cemetery in Jeffersonville. Generations Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church St. Vincent DePaul Society.
    MILDRED (AMICK) BAGBY, 93, Overbrook, Kansas, died Saturday, December 26 at Brookside Manor Nursing Home in Overbrook, Kansas.
    She was a graduate of the Nazareth School of Nursing in Louisville. She enjoyed a long nursing career throughout Indiana, Tennessee and New York before retiring and relocating to Florida with her husband. She later moved to McCrites Retirement Community in Topeka, Kansas. She was an avid reader and bridge player.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Bagby and two brothers, Ralph and Harold Amick.
    Survivors include two sons, Jim Bagby, Jr. and Rick Bagby and two grandchildren.
    Private services will be held in Greenwood. Feltner Funeral Home in Lyndon, Kansas is in charge of arrangements.
    SHIRLEY LOUISE LEWIS JEFFRIES, 64, New Washington, died Saturday, January 2 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    She was a former employee of the old Rocketwood Manufacturing Company and a member of the Bethel Christian Church.
    Survivors include her husband, Freddie Jeffries; son, Joe Curry of Crestwood, Kentucky; two daughters, Rebecca David and Ruby Voyles both of Jeffersonville; four sisters, Wanda Taylor, Doris Scott, Joyce Cissell and Linda Matthews all of Charlestown; brother, Donnie Lewis of Charlestown; three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.
    Services were held Tuesday, January 5 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
    BOYD L. FLEENOR, 74, Salem, died Friday, January 1 at his residence.
    He served in the Armed Forces as a Private 1st Class in the US Army.
    He was preceded in death by a son, Marvin Fleenor; five brothers, Marvin, Robert, Ronnie, Gary and Randy Wade Fleenor and two sisters, Doris Morgan and Karen Smith.
    Survivors include his wife, Vicki (Schuler) Fleenor; son, Kevin D. Fleenor of Salem; two brothers, Tony Fleenor of Pekin and Rick Fleenor of Madison, Tennessee; sister, Sandy Leonard of Indiana; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Monday, January 4 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Kansas Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2201 West Sudbury Drive, Suite C, Bloomington, IN 47403.
    RAY WRIGHT, 74, Otisco, died Friday, January 1 at his residence.
    He was an Army veteran and a former yard master for the former Kentucky and Indiana Railroad.
    He was preceded in death by a son, Raymond Wright.
    Survivors include his daughter, Lisa Thompson of Louisville; sister, Vonnie Apple of LaGrange, Kentucky; one grandson and a nephew.
    Services were held Tuesday, January 5 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Otisco Cemetery.
    LEROY I. RUSSELL, 89, Salem, died Sunday, January 3 at Meadowview Health Care Center.
    He was a retired farmer and a retired employee of B.F. Goodrich.
    He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Juanita Routh Russell and two brothers, Charles V. and Newton Russell.
    Survivors include a son, Richard L. Russell of Salem; two daughters, Kaye Roney of Clarksville and Mary J. Simpson of Fredericksburg, Virginia; brother, Conrad Russell of Salem; two sisters, Mildred DeWeese of Hardinsburg and Margie Denien of Indianapolis; two sisters-in-law, Maysell Maudlin and Olive Routh; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Wednesday, January 6 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    RUTH R. CHASTAIN, 101, Bedford, formerly of Salem, died Friday, January 1 at Stone Bridge Health Care in Bedford.
    She was a member of First Baptist Church in Salem, Order of the Eastern Star #286 , Mothers Club and First Baptist Church Bible Study.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence C. Chastain; two brothers, Louis “Jack” Roberts and John Roberts and a sister, Bessie Stewart.
    Survivors include two sons, C.R. “Bob” Chastain of Decatur, Illinois and William “Bill” Chastain of Taylorsville, Illinois; daughter, Marcella Meyers of Rio Verda, Arizona; sister, Marjorie Sallee of Bedford; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, January 4 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Old Union Cemetery.
    DORIS JUNE FARMER, 70, Salem, died Thursday, December 31 at Jewish Hospital in Lousiville.
    She was a retired employee of O.P. Link Handle Company.
    She was preceded in death by her first husband, Calvin C. Farmer; brother, Alfred Lewis; parents, Hershall Lewis and Ida Farmer; step-father, Darrell Farmer and a granddaughter, Amanda June Farmer.
    Survivors include her husband, Robert Morgan; two sons, Calvin and Bill Farmer both of Salem; three daughters, Sandi Knapp and Annie Dupin both of Salem and Amy Leddington of Pekin; two sisters, Ellen Muncy of Salem and Ershelene Sandlin of Austin; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Tuesday, January 5 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Beech Grove Cemetery.
    ROGER D. PERSINGER, 61, Rose Hile, Va., formerly of Lexington, died December 7, at his residence.
    The Dizney, Ky., native was a retired set-up and swingman for Seymour Housewares in Seymour and was of pentecostal faith. He was a Vietnam Veteran and was a Corporal in the U.S. Marines.
    Survivors include daughters, Scarlett Glanton of Corbin, Ky., Melissa Deal of Cumberland, Ky.; Cassie Persinger of Madison; son, Clay Persinger of Madison; mother, Myrtle Thomas Blaylock of Rose Hill, Va., four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren.
    Funeral service was held Friday, December 11, at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Lexington Cemetery.
    GARRY B. BARNES, 52, Seymour, died Wednesday, December 30, at his home.
    The Seymour native was formerly employed at Werskey Masonry iN Seymour and Bishop Aviation in Maintenance in North Vernon, He was a member of the American Legion and the VFW in Seymour, an attended the Apostolic Pentecostal Tabernacle in Seymour.
    Survivors include two sons, Steven Wayne Barnes and Andrew Lynn Barnes, both of Crothersville; four brothers, John Michael Barnes of Scottsburg; David Wayne Barnes of Uniontown, Jerry A. Barnes of Columbus, Jeffrey Lynn Barnes of Indianapolis.
    A memorial service will be held at a later date. Adams Funeral Home was in charge of the local arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given for funeral expenses.
    Online condolences may be given to the family and a tribute can be viewed at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com
     ROBERT STEWART, 41, Scottsburg, died Friday, January 1.
    He was employed by Genesis Plastics as the Director of Engineering for 15 years and was of Catholic faith.
    Survivors include his son, Corey Stewart of Scottsburg; a daughter, Taylor Stewart; his parents, John and Karen Stewart of Bardstown, Ky; two sisters, Veronica Stewart of Bardstown and Sherry Young of Springfield and two nephews.
    A mass of Christian burial was held Tuesday, January 5 at the Holy Trinity Church with the Rev. Chris Allegra officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery
    Arrangements were handled by Mann and Greewell Funeral Home in Bardstown, Ky.,
    Online condolences may be sent to the family via the website at mannandgreenwell.com
    HOBERT WILSON, 89, Scottsburg, died Sunday, December 27.
    The Booneville, Ky., native was a retired farmer and retiree from Morgan Packing Company in Austin. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Scottsburg.
    Survivors include a sister, Mae Brandenburg of Hamilton, Ohio; four step-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; four nieces, two nephews.
    Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 2, at Stewart Funeral Home on Saturday, January 2.
    Joe Smith officiated. Burial was in the Scottsburg Cemetery.
    Memorial donations may be made to the donor's choice through the funeral home.
    Online condolences may be made at www.stewartfuneralhome.net
    LELAND K. MEADOWS, 82, Lexington, died Tuesday, December 29, at the Veterans Administration Hospital.
    The Scott County native was a retired construction worker for the old Lucas Brothers Paving in Scottsburg and served in WWII in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Moose Family Center No. 2324, American Legion Post No. 234, Amick-Baker-Kellams F.O.P. Lodge No. 156 and the Crothersville V.F.W. Post No. 1083.
    Survivors include his wife, Evanell “Toots” Chasteen Meadows; son, Billy Dale Meadows of Scottsburg; daughters, Susie Colowell of Scottsburg; Bonnie Wells of Commiskey; Becky Dunham of Lexington; step-daughters, Truddy Hunley of Scottsburg, Kay Clements of Underwood, Linda Spicer of Scottsburg; Cindy Gilbert of Austin; step-son, Mickey Amos of Hanover, Nickey Amos of Jeffersonville; sister, Mildred Greer of Scottsburg, Helen Meadows of Scottsburg, Jewell Bolin of Tuscola, Il., brother, Lloyd Hubert “Bill” Mewdows of Scottsburg; Marvin Meadows of Charleston, S.C., 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren.
    Funeral Service was held Saturday, January 2, at Collins Funeral Home of Scottsburg with burial in Lexington Cemetery.
    CANEY JUNIOR COMBS, 82, Seymour, died Thursday, December 31.
    The Perry County, Ky., native was a member of the Wesleyan Church of Seymour and was a retired foreman from Findley Sawmill.
    Survivors include his children, Jerry Anderson, Judy D. Anderson Graham, Michael E. Combs, Rosanna J. Combs Rohdert, Billie J. Combs Miskell, Barbara J. Richards Jeffries Combs; 13 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were held Monday, January 4, with Ira Holt officiating.
    Burial was in the Riverview Cemetery with a Voss Dove release.
    Memorials may be written to the Wesleyan Church Building Fund.
    JIM NEASE, 60, Commiskey, died Thursday, December 31, at his residence.
    He was a veteran of the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of Matt Hester Post 2021 V.F.W. And Risen Savior Baptist Church both in North Vernon.
    Survivors include one brother, Jerry Nease of Commiskey; two sisters, Jeanetta Criss of Commiskey; Sinda Sergeant of Paris Crossing; one nephew, two nieces.
    A private family visitation and funeral service was held at Dove-Sharp and Rudicel Funeral Home in North Vernon wit the Rev. Joe Johnson officiating.
    Burial was in Coffee Creek Christian Church Cemetery in Paris Crossing with member of Matt Hester Post 2021 V.F.W. Giving military graveside rites.
    Memorials may be made through the Dove-Sharp and Rudicel Funeral Home to Matt Hester Post 2021, V.F.W. In North Veron.
    Online condolences may be made at www.dovesharprudicel.com
    MARJORIE R. MORGAN, 92, New Port Richey, formerly of Scottsburg, died Sunday, December 20, at Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Fl.
    She was a teacher at Hyland Elementary School in Scottsburg and a member of Scottsburg Methodist Church before retiring to Bradenton, Fl. She was a member of the Phi Beta Psi Sorority.
    Survivors include sons, James H. Morgan of Indianapolis; John P. Morgan of Atlanta, Ga., a daughter, Linda Morgan-Henry of New Port Richey, Fl.; seven grandchildren and two great-children.
    A celebration of her life will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 30, at Freedom Village in Bradenton, Fl., with the Rev. James Buckles officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Go Red for Women-American heart Association (www.goredforwomen.org) or the Hernando-Pasco Hospice.
    DANIEL LOUIS “DANNY” KNAPP, 83, of Scottsburg, died Saturday, January 2
    He was a retired brick mason for the old Granite City Steel Company in Granite City, Il., he attended the Faith Assembly Church in Jeffersonville.
    Survivors include a wife, Brenda Joyce Lungwitz Knapp; daughters, Deborah Klopfeinstein of Highland, Cal, Barbara Schmitz of Lees Summitt, Mo., Becky York of Corpus Christi, Tx., Lori Dodge of Jeffersonville; son, Alex D. Knapp of Scottsburg; Ervin Hawkins, Borden; Ronnie Hawkins; brother, Gene V. Knapp of Staunton, Ill; brother, Bill Knapp of Granite City, Il.; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren.
    Funeral Services were conducted Wednesday, January 6, at Collins Funeral Home. Visitation will be after 9 a.m. today (Wednesday)
    Burial will be in the Scottsburg Cemetery.
    CLIFFORD H. KINNEY, 76, Scottsburg, died Monday, January 4, at his residence.
    He was a retired school administrator for Salem Community Schools in Salem and was also principal at the Bradie Shrum Elementary School for many years. He wa a member of the First Christian Church in Scottsburg, the Scottsburg Lodge No. 572 F&AM, Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, Scottsburg and Salem Lions Clubs and served as past District Governor, Indiana State Teachers Association, Western Hills and Westwood Golf course.
    Survivors include his wife, Melba June Gardner Kinney; a son, David Kinney of Scottsburg; two daughters, Brenda Naugler of Salem and Karen M. Petty of Scottsburg; a sister, Louise Hoagland of Indianapolis; five grandchildren.
    Funeral service will be Thursday, January 7, at 11 a.m. at First Christian Church of Scottsburg  with visitation after 9 a.m. on Thursday at the church and from 4 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Collins Funeral Home.
    Burial will be in the Scottsburg Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Living Hope Ministry or his church in care of Collins Funeral Home.
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