|Obituaries - January 20, 2010|
|Written by Administrator|
|Thursday, 21 January 2010 00:00|
?BETTY BERNICE BANET, 71, Otisco, died Monday, January 11 at her residence.
She worked as a school cafeteria worker.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Earl and Charles Brock and two sisters, Norma Barker and Linda Walker.
Survivors include two daughters, Sharon Mattingly of Charlestown and Debbie Heishman of Floyds Knobs; son, Thomas Banet of Memphis; brother, John Brock of Marengo; three sisters, Martha Campton of Nabb, Pearl Pellman of Greenville and JoAnn Minzey of New Salisbury; ten grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Services were held Friday, January 15 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown.
Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to St. Jude Hospital or the American Cancer Society.
MARLENE JONES, 73, Charlestown, died Monday, January 11 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She retired after 24 years of being an OB tech at Clark Memorial Hospital and was a member of Community Presbyterian Church where she signed in the Hands of God Choir.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert D. Jones, Sr. and two brothers, Glenn and Larry Montgomery.
Survivors include three sons, R.D. Jones of Sellersburg and Charles B. and Cary A. Jones both of Charlestown; two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and her beloved dog, Missy.
Services were held Saturday, January 16 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Community Presbyterian Church.
MARLENE WIGGINTON, 58, Louisville, died Tuesday, January 12 at Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital in Louisville.
She was an owner, trainer, jockey, groom and hot walker at Churchill Downs and various other race tracks. She was a member of Holy Name Catholic Church in Louisville.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Deborah Sue Neff.
Survivors include four brothers, Allen Michael Wigginton, Jr. of Dallas, Texas, John Peter Wigginton of Georgetown, Ohio, Dennis Wigginton of Indianapolis and Patrick Eugene Wigginton of Georgetown; eight sisters, Patricia Gloria Montano, Charlene Segura and Candie Ann Baker all of Louisville, Kathleen Ann Witt and Judy Frances Wigginton both of Georgetown, Cynthia Jo Gish of Reed, Kentucky, Jaqueline Kay Gray of New Haven, Kentucky and Tammie Jean Bridges of West Monroe, Louisiana and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Services were held Friday, January 16 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Lanesville with burial in the church cemetery.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to Strides for Cancer.
DONALD BROUGH, 69, Seymour, died Sunday, January 10 at Covered Bridge Health Campus in Seymour.
He was a laborer for Hoosier Panel.
Survivors include four sons, Danny Brough of Central Barren, Shannon Brough of New Salem, Darren Brough of Pekin and Shawn Brough of Texas; daughter, Sherri Miller of Corydon; brother, Johnny Brough of Pekin; sister, Rosetta Todd of Salem and five grandchildren.
Cremation was chosen. Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
VICTOR M. KAY, 89, Salem, died Monday, January 11 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He was a retired employee of Allegheny Ludlum Corporation after 26 years. He was a member of Pekin Church of Christ and a former elder at Laurel Canyon Church of Christ in Columbus, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Clara Lucille Tash Kay; son, Charles L. Kay; brother, Charles Kay and a step-grandson.
Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Jean Applegate Souder Kay; two sons, Russell Kay of Greenville and Phillip of Mansfield, Texas; step-son, David Souder of Pekin; two step-daughters, Glenda Davis of Owasso, Oklahoma and Tami Nash of Birmingham, Alabama; 14 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Services were held Friday, January 15 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
LINDA (HERNDON) LEE, 63, Salem, died Monday, January 11 at her residence.
She was a homemaker and member of Culbertson Baptist Church in New Albany.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, four brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include two daughters, Bobbi Sue Larimore of Clarksville and Michelle Lear of Sellersburg; six step-brothers, Gerald McGuire of Pekin, Ronnie McGuire of New Albany, Donnie McGuire of Washington (state), Jimmy McGuire of South Carolina, Bobby Wayne & Noble Lorn McGuire both of Lousiville; step-sister, Margie Hollabaugh of Tennessee and five grandchildren.
Services were held Friday, January 15 at Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home with burial in Indiana Veterans Cemetery in Madison.
MICHAEL RAY LEMARR, SR., 51, Brownstown, died Tuesday, January 12 at Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing and had formerly worked at the Ben Franklin Warehouse.
He was preceded in death by his step-father, Ronald H. Dixon; daughter-in-law, Melissa Ann LeMarr and a granddaughter, Olivia LeMarr.
Survivors include his mother, Mary Margaret Dixon of Brownstown; two sons, Michael Ray LeMarr, Jr. of Brownstown and Jason Lee LeMarr of Seymour; brother, Clyde LeMarr of Brownstown and three grandchildren.
Services were held Friday, January 15 at Winklepleck-Weesner Funeral Home ,in Brownstown with burial in Fairview Cemetery in Brownstown.
MARJORIE BARNETT SPENCER, 91, Charlestown, died Wednesday, January 13 at Norton's Hospital in Louisville.
She was preceded in death by husbands Paris W. Barnett and Robert Spencer.
Survivors include a sister, Ann Mayflower of Indianapolis; two daughters, Victoria B. Breece of New Albany and Jeanie C. Fincher of Denver, Colorado and four grandchildren.
Private graveside services were held at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
MARY O. REXROAT, 74, Salem, died Wednesday, January 13 at her residence.
She was a member of the First Christian Church of Salem, had been a life resident of Washington County and was an Accredited Records Technician with Washington County Memorial Hospital for more than 40 years.
She was preceded in death by a son, Keith Rexroat.
Survivors include a son, David Rexroat of Trumbull, Connecticut; two daughters, Joni Erwin of Salem and Nina Kelly of Tucson, Arizona and five grandchildren.
The family has chosen cremation with interment in St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery in Salem. Dawalt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Washington County Food Bank or Humane Society of Washington County, P.O. Box 51, Salem, IN 47167.
MICHAEL DOUGLAS GEARY, 49, Pekin, died Wednesday, January 13 at his home.
He was a member of Pekin Baptist Church and Pekin Lions Club.
Survivors include his father, James E. Geary, Sr. of Louisville; mother, Jeanette Jones of New Port Ritchie, Florida; step-mother, Agnes Geary of Louisville; three brothers, James E. Geary, Jr. of Borden, David L. Jones of New Port Ritchie, Florida and Bradley M. Jones of Fairdale, Kentucky and two sisters, Pam G. Booher of Taylorsville, Kentucky and N. Lynn Geary of Brandenburg, Kentucky.
Services were held Sunday, January 17 at Pekin Park Shelter House. Weathers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
ELIZABETH A. ANDRIOT, 79, Corydon, died Monday, January 11 at her home.
She was a retired customer service representative at O'Bannon Publishing, a former employee at the old Conrad Furniture Store and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Corydon.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter M. Andriot, Sr.
Survivors include two sons, Peter M. Andriot, Jr. of Corydon and Robert H. Andriot of Georgetown; daughter, Evelyn Fried of Vevay; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday, January 16 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to the Easter Seals or to the Salvation Army.
WILLIAM “SMITTY” FORREST SMITH, 90, Sellersburg, died Tuesday, January 12 at Green Valley Care Center in New Albany.
He was a carpenter for Haas Cabinet Company and served his country in the United States Navy. He was a member of Northside Christian Church and a former member of Sellersburg Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by a son, PFC. Gary Smith.
Survivors include his wife, Jessie C. Smith of Sellersburg; son, Mike Smith of Sellersburg; daughter, Peggy Haas of Sellersburg; brother, Elmer Smith of Tampa, Florida; sister, Edith Couch of Sellersburg and three grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday, January 16 at Garr Funeral Home with burial in Sellersburg Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Northside Christian Church Children's Ministry.
RICKEY A. NICHOLSON, 56, Salem, died Thursday, January 14 at The Waters of Salem.
He was a former employee of Blue River Services in Salem and a member of Salem Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Olive Jewell Nicholson.
Survivors include two aunts, Lillian Wilcox of Campbellsburg and Edith Nicholson of Brownstown and his caregiver, Hal Miller of Columbus.
Services were held Sunday, January 17 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
LISA GAIL GREGORY, 51, Jeffersonville, died Friday, January 15 at her home.
She attended Northside Christian Church in New Albany and worked in Government Service.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Gayla Baird.
Survivors include her son, Joshua Gregory of Charlestown; father, Babe Baird of Jeffersonville; brother, Eric Baird of Charlestown; sister, Rhonda Fifield of Jeffersonville and two grandchildren.
Services were held Monday, January 18 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
PETER BARKER BARNES, 63, Sellersburg, died Friday, January 15 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was a postal clerk and carrier for Charlestown and the retired postmaster for Lexington. He attended Northside Christian Church in New Albany and was a member of the National Association of Postmasters.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Jo Birkla Barnes of Sellersburg; three daughters, Goldie Roberts of Charlestown, Della Hayes of Upland and Crystal Barnes of Sellersburg; step-son, Warren Walker of Milltown; sister, Patti Daughtery of Marysville; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held Monday, January 18 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Barnes Cemetery.
LUCILLE E. STEWART, 87, New Albany, died Saturday, January 16 at Rolling Hills Health Care Center in New Albany.
She was a member of the Antioch Christian Church in Elizabeth, had been a resident of New Albany for the past 27 years and was formerly of Salem. She was a retired employee of the old B.F. Goodrich in Salem.
She was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.
Survivors include a son, Michael J. Stewart of Charlestown; daughter, Karen Wilson of New Albany; sister, Pauline Chaffin of Lanesville; two brothers, George and William Mayfield both of Lanesville; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Services were held Tuesday, January 19 at Dawalt Funeral Home in Salem with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to WHAS Crusade for Children, P.O. Box 1100, Louisville, KY 40201.
BESS HOLLAND, 92, Austin, died Tuesday, January 12, at his home.
The Jackson, Ky., native was a retired employee of Morgan Foods in Austin, a veteran of WWII and a member of the House of Prayer in Austin.
Survivors include his daughters, Alain Huff of Greenwood, Thelma Rose of Austin, Lillie Lewis of Austin; brother, Jim Holland of Jackson, Ky; sisters, Clara Roberts and Hazel Moore of Austin; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and three treat-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was Friday, January 15, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Bobby Spicer officiating.
Burial was in the New Providence Cemetery in Austin with military graveside service conducted by Crothersville VFW Post 1083.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana or to his church House of Prayer in care of Buchanan Funeral Home.
Online condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net
LEORA MARIE “CRICKETT” VANOVER-MALOTT, 75, Scottsburg, died Thursday, January 14, at Scott Memorial Hosptial.
The Letcher County, Ky., native was a retired Qualified Medical Assistant for the old Cardinal Healthcare and old Scottsburg Healthcare in Scottsburg and a former paint sprayer for the old Smith’s Cabinet Factory. She was a member of the House of Prayer Church and the Trucker’s Ministries.
Survivors include sons, Tony D. Vanover of Scottsburg and Tommy Vanover of Scottsburg; daughters, Bobbie Lee Driggs of Newport, Ky., Claudie Ann Nease of Austin, Sarah E. Howell of Scottsburg; Eulonda L. Howell of Scottsburg; brother, Robert Lyttle of Pensecola, Fl.; sister, Sarah Barnett of Pataskala, Oh; Claudette Adams of South Carolina, 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Services were Saturday, January 16 at Collins Funeral Home of Scottsburg. Burial in the Scottsburg Cemetery.
MARTHA E. KEELING, 84, Underwood, died Wednesday, January 13, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
The Eckerty native was the co-owner and operator of the Old Keeling Underwood Supermarket in Underwood and a member of the Underwood Baptist Church, a 50 year member of the Eastern Star Member Chapter No. 107 and was a Past Worthy Matron and past grand representative and a member of the General Charles Scott N.S.D.A.R. and served as a past regent.
Survivors include a daughter, Rebecca Baker of Richmond; two grandchildren.
Funeral service were held Sunday, January 17, at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial contribution may be made through the funeral home to the American Diabetes Association.
FLORA BELLE LARRISON, 79, Scottsburg, died Wednesday, January 13, at Hickory Creek of Scottsburg.
The Carroll County, Ky., was a homemaker and was an Apostolic faith.
Survivors includes sister, Gloria Joyce Riley of Scottsburg, several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and great-great-niece.
Services were held Saturday, January 16, at Vail-Holt Funeral Home with burial in the Ryker's Ridge Cemetery. The Rev. Brenette Jenkins officiated.
Online condolences may be sent to www.vailholtfuneralhome.com
JOHN RILEY, JR., 79, Deputy, died Wednesday, January 13, at his home.
The Hamilton, Ohio native was a Lance Corporatal in the United States Marine Corps and served as a aircraft electrician during the Vietnam War. He attended electrician training in the service.He was employed with Cummins Engine Company. He also worked as a crop adjuster with Diversified Services and Pro Ag and also was a farmer. He was a member of the Open Door Baptist Church in Deputy.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara L. Blasdel Riley of Deputy; a son, John Steven Riley of Deputy; daughter, Alisa Gasper of North Vernon; seven grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 16, at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison with Pastor Brade Enevoldsen and Pastor Mike Cammack officiating. Burial was in the Dupont Cemetery in Dupont.
Full military honors were conducted at the graveside by the United States Marine Ceremonial Unit and Jefferson Post ( of the American Legion.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Open Door Baptist Church through the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.morgan-nay.com
FRANK ALLEN McGEE, 76, Madison, died Sunday, January 10, at Hanover Health and Rehab Center.
The Jefferson County native attended Indian-Kentucky Baptist Church in Canaan and was a member of the United States Army serving as a Specialist Second Class serving in the Seventh Infantry Division Medical Aid Man during the Korean War. He received the National Defense Service Medal. He was employed with the Indiana-Kentucky Electrical Corporation in Madison. He also drove for the Council on Aging and worked as a courier for the Madison Bank and Trust Company. He was a member of the Madison Chapter No. 530, Order of Eastern Star and Hanover Chapter 525, Order of Eastern Star, the Canaan Masonic Lodge No. 581 F&AM and served as treasurer, secretary and Past Worshipful Master. He was a member of the Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion and was a faithful member of the North Madison Baptist Church, where he was a member of the Music Committee and was know for Frank's Famous Coffee at the church.
Funeral service was Friday, January 15, at North Madison Baptist Church in Madison with burial in the Fairmount Cemetery in Madison.
Survivors include his wife, Doris E. Courtney McGee of Madison; his daughter, Alice E. Sorg of Henryville; a son, Pastor Frank Joseph McGee of Madison; two sisters, Doreen Kurosky of Miami, Fl., Mary Lou Ringwald of Indianapolis; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Special services was conducted by the Hanover Order of Eastern Star Chapter No. 525 and the Canaan Masonic Lodge No. 581 F&AM and full military honors at the graveside by Jefferson Post of the American Legion and the Ceremonial Unit from Fort Knox.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Building Fund of the North Madison Baptist Church through the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.morgan-nay.com
MABEL J. WOLFE, 75, Underwood, died Sunday, January 17.
The New Albany native was a homemaker.
Survivors include three sons, Guy Wathen of Underwood, Steven Wolfe of Scottsburg and Bobby Wolfe of Scottsburg; two daughters, Tyna Gasser of Underwood and Jeanne White of Crothersville; two brothers, Paul Webb of Louisville, Jimmy Antle of Memphis; three sisters, Fanny, Norma Hays and Jackie; 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be today (Wednesday), at 1:30 p.m. at Stewart Funeral Home. Visitation will be after 11 a.m. today (Wednesday).
Burial will be in the Sodom Cemetery in Pigeon Roost. Pastor Stan Mohler officiated.
Online condolences may be made at www.stewartfuneralhome.net
Memorial contributions may be made to donor's choice through the funeral home.
JOE W. MAY, 72, Scottsburg, died Sunday, January 17, at Hickory Creek at Scottsburg.
The Altro, Ky., native is a member and trustee of the Solid Rock Community Church in Scottsburg. He retired from Morgan Foods.
Survivors include his wife, Charity May of Scottsburg; daughters, JoAnn Wilson of Scottsburg and Erma Creakman of Austin; son, Robert Combs of Seymour; sister, Louise Deaton of Austin; Brothers, Ernest May of Scottsburg, Everett May of Scottsburg, Verdie May of Austin, Johnny May of Harrisonville, Mo; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 20, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Mike Shuler officiating. Visitation will be after 9 a.m. today (Wednesday).
Burial will be at the New Providence Cemetery in Austin.
Online condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net
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