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Obituaries - March 3, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 03 March 2010 00:00
CATHERINE CECILIA (WILLS) NALLY, 74
WILLIAM E. FERGUSON, 72
MARGIE L. COTTRELL, 64
KAREN ELAINE SPRIESTERSBACH CLAPP, 64
JENNIFER C. FOSTER
BETTY JEAN HALEY, 81
LORENE QUIRE, 82
EMMA IRENE JONES, 86
ANNA BELL BROWNING, 78
KENNETH LEE "MONK" ROBERTS, 77
LARRY LEE DALTON, SR., 87
MARY NETT HARRIS
CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL VERBLE-CAUDILL, JR., infant
JANIE B. DIXON, 93
WOODARD "WOODY" MARCUM, 80
JOHN TRABUE, 91
WILMA L. MERCER, 90
FRANCES MAE PRUETT, 62
MARVIN L. LAMASTER, 68
JOY I. BRUMETT, 79
MARLIN L. WEHMILLER, 81
ELIZABETH VIVIAN NICHOLAS, 85
GERALDINE HOLLIN, 80
MARLIN L. WEHMILLER, 81
ELIZABETH VIVIAN NICHOLAS, 85
GERALDINE HOLLIN, 80
 


    ?LLOYD B. TYLER, 84, Salem, died Tuesday, February 23 at St. Vincent Salem Hospital.
    He was a retired farmer and truck driver. He was a member of New Salisbury Church of Christ and a WWII Marine veteran.
    He was preceded in death by three brothers, James, Gordon and William Tyler.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Doris Applegate; two step-sons, Terry and Troy Smith both of Pekin; step-daughter, Dana Pemberton of Bedford; eight step-grandchildren, five step-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Friday, February 26 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Martinsburg Cemetery with military honors.
    GAIL ISON, 94, Charlestown, died Sunday, February 21 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
    He was a construction worker supervisor, attended Hibernia Christian Church, served in the Army during WWII and was a member of the American Legion Post #335 in Charlestown.
    Survivors include his wife, E. Jean Davis Ison; daughter, Joyce Huttsell of Charlestown; foster son, Richard Wilson of Charlestown; several brothers and sisters, five grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, February 25 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Hibernia Cemetery.
    FRANCIS DANIEL KELLY, SR., 84, Salem, died Sunday, February 21 at his residence.
    He was a member of the St. Patrick Catholic Church in Salem, served in WWII as a Shipfitter 2nd Class in the US Navy, had been a resident of Salem since 1956, formerly of Media, Pennsylvania, and was a 1948 graduate of Notre Dame High School in Moylan, Pennsylvania. He was a member of Western Hills County Club and the Salem Rotary Club and was a retired employee of Dawalt Funeral Home in Salem.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Ann “Bette” (Collins) Kelly and a brother.
    Survivors include a son, Dan Kelly, Jr. of Salem; daughter, Kathy Kelly of Salem; six grandchildren and one great-grandson.
    Services were held Thursday, February 25 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery with full military honors.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army.
    LARRY SHAW, 67, Charlestown, died Thursday, February 18 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    He was a truck driver for Summitt Trucking, served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War and was a member of the Charlestown VFW.
    Survivors include his wife, Frieda Campbell Shaw; daughter, Marsha Johnson of Pennsylvania; step-daughter, Deborah Gibson of Charlestown; mother, Helen Shaw of Greenville, Pennsylvania; brother, Donald Shaw of Greenville, Pennsylvania; sister, Kathy Haulk of Greenville, Pennsylvania; two step-brothers, Rick Shaw of Washington state and Michael Steven Shaw of Texas and four grandchildren.
    Services were held Sunday, February 21 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Bowery Cemetery in Memphis.
    CHARLES “BUTCH” CONRAD, 67, Greenville, died Friday, February 19 at his home.
    He was a Manager at O'Reilly Auto Parts in Corydon, a member of Salem Assembly of God, a retired member of the Greenville Fire Department and owner of Conrad Photography and a member of the Gideons.
    He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Larry Conrad.
    Survivors include his wife, Beverly (Duvall) Conrad; son, Charles “Chuck” Conrad; two daughters, Ann Conrad Applegate and Joy Conrad Bruner; brother, Keith Conrad of New Johnsonville, Tennessee and five grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, February 22 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in Greenville Cemetery.
    STEVEN RAY FOSTER, 43, Greenville, died Friday, February 19 in a traffic accident in Greenville.
    He graduated from Floyd Central High School in 1984 and from Indiana University with a BA in Psychology and a BS in Business. He was a realtor for Keller Williams Realty and coached youth basketball at Cornerstone Community Church and football in Greenville. He was also a passionate advocate for special needs children.
    He was preceded in death by his brother, Christopher Deik Foster; grandmother, Violet Sands and father-in-law, Tom Currin.
    Survivors include his wife of 18 years, Kara Anne (Currin) Foster; children, Madison, Zachary and Joshua Foster; parents, George “Wayne” Foster of Greenville and Nancy G. (Sands) and Fred Rice of Georgetown; two brothers, Paul Foster of New Albany and Joe Young, Jr. of Floyds Knobs; two sisters, Tricia Baker of Greenville and Amy Fell of Ramsey; grandmother, Joyce Rice of Louisville; two sisters-in-law, Mary Pat Currin and Karen Barksdale and many nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Wednesday, February 23 at Generations Funeral Home.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Autism Society of America.
    EVERETT RAY “SHOTGUN” LONG, 74, New Washington, died Saturday, February 20 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
    He was a former truck driver and a member of the North Charlestown Church of God, American Legion Post #335, VFW Post 1427 of Charlestown and the Southern Indiana Bluegrass Music Association.
    Survivors include his son, Randall Long of Lexington; brother, Samuel Long of Lexington; three sisters, Shirley Davis of New Washington, Della Beach of Jeffersonville and Virginia Vest of Madison; one granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Wednesday, February 24 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial in Grandview Memorial Gardens in Madison.
    JOYCE F. MOTSINGER, 78, Salem, died Monday, February 22 at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
    She was a retired cashier for G.C. Murphy Company and a member of Salem Church of Christ.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Claire O. Motsinger; daughter, Karen Benham; brother, Loren “Bud” Voyles; two sisters, Lucille Sears and Imogene Marshall and her parents.
    Survivors include three sons, Robert and Brian S. Motsinger both of Salem and Michael Motsinger of Corydon; brother, Carl Ray “Buck” Voyles of Salem; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, February 27 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    VIRGINIA L. ALLEN, Greenville, died Monday, February 22 at Floyd Memorial Hospital after a short illness.
    Survivors include a sister-in-law, Louise Cox; four nieces, Nora Lesniewyki and Vicki Riddle both of Greenville, Euda Faulkner of Louisville and Ruthetta Young of Maryland and four nephews, Audrey Murphey of Greenville, Bo Murphy of New Albany, Steve Hall of Dix and John Hall of Frankfort, Kentucky.
    Services were held Friday, February 26 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in Greenville Cemetery.
    BOBBY D. STEPRO, 70, Salem, died Wednesday, February 24 at The Waters of Salem.
    He was a member of Family Harvest Church in Salem and was a retired employee of the old Hart Fireplace Company in New Albany.
    He was preceded in death by a sister.
    Survivors include his wife, Janet Kay (Lasley) Stepro; daughter. Sue Bowsman of Salem; brother, Greg Stepro of Jeffersonville; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, February 27 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Blue River Friends Cemetery.
    HELEN A. CARR, 71, Henryville, died Wednesday, February 24 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    She worked at the Army Ammunition Plant in Charlestown and later went to work with her husband at the Henryville Clinic.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Joe Carr.
    Survivors include her children, Deborah Biesel of Henryville, Vicki Reed of Austin and David Dotson of Lexington; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, February 26 at Blue Lick Christian Church. R.D. Pyke Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.
    ROY G. LEE, 93, Campbellsburg, died Tuesday, February 23 at his home.
    He was a retired farmer, 1935 graduate of Campbellsburg High School and a member of Sugar Creek Christian Church.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie Mae Wesner Lee and two sisters, Virginia Brown and Ethel Lee.
    Survivors include three sons, Nelson Lee of Nashville, David Lee of Salem and Philip Lee of Campbellsburg; daughter, Thelma McDonald of Bedford; sister, Ester Chastain of Campbellsburg; 11 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, March 1 at Sugar Creek Christian Church with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery. Weathers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    BRENT DEAN BAGSHAW, 41, Henryville, died Monday, February 1 at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville.
    He was a material handler for Ford, a volunteer for Clark County EMT, and a member of Henryville United Methodist Church and Monroe Township Advisory Board.
    Survivors include his wife, Melissa J. “Missy” Bagshaw of Henryville; two sons, K. Jordan Ray and Jackson D. Bagshaw both of Henryville; father, Donald G. Bagshaw of Taylorsville, Kentucky; mother, Ramona A. Bagshaw of Henryville; sister, Cindy G. Comstock of Charlestown; uncle, Larry R. Dean of Charlestown and a nephew, Thomas L. Comstock of Charlestown.
    Services were held Friday, February 5 at First Baptist Church in Henryville with burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery. E.M. Coots' Sons, Inc. Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to Henryville United Methodist Church.
    MADORA MAGDALENE MARTIN RASH, 88, Indianapolis, died on Tuesday, February 23, at Berkshire Community Living in Castleton.
    Born in Eden in Hancock County, she had lived in Indianapolis most of her life. She was a nurseryman, having worked with Scott County native William R. Cooley, who owned and operated the old Wayside Nursery in Indianapolis. In the mid 1960s, the nursery was given to her, and she and her late husband, William, operated it for another 23 years. The couple was also instrumental in founding the 38th Street and Shadeland Avenue Community Improvement Association in Indianapolis, for which she served as secretary for many years.
    Survivors include her twin sons, John William Rash of Indianapolis and Don Earl Rash of Kokomo, and son Darryl J. Rash of Indianapolis; three daughters, Milsa M. Durell of Newbury, N.H., Marian A. Cole of Indianapolis and Martha A. Randall of Austin; 15 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
    A combined funeral service with her son, Don Earl Rash, will be conducted at 2 p.m. at Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Home in Lawrence, In., on Friday, March 5, after one hour of visitation.
    Her burial will be in Gravel Lawn Cemetery near Fortville.
    Memorial gifts may take the form of tax-deductible donations to the Scott County Heritage Center and Museum, 1050 South Main Street, P.O. Box 122, Scottsburg, IN 47170.
    DON EARL RASH, 69, Kokomo, died at his home on Friday, February 26.
    A native of Fortville, he was raised in Indianapolis and lived most of his life in Kokomo. He was a retired employee of Medline Industries of Chicago, Il., for which he was a salesman for 40 years in northern Indiana. Memberships included First General Baptist Church of Kokomo and several car and train clubs.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Joyce Pritchard; a son, Jeffrey Rash of Indianapolis; two daughters, Lynn Craig of Burlington and Beth Anne Brahm of Kokomo; two brothers, his twin John W. Rash of Indianapolis and Darryl J. Rash, also of Indianapolis; three sisters, Milsa M. Durell of Newbury, N.H., Marian A. Cole of Indianapolis and Martha A. Randall of Austin; and seven grandchildren.
    Calling at his church will be observed from 3 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 4.
    The funeral service will be conducted at the church at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 5. Staff of Archer-Weston Funeral Home of Frankfort is in charge of arrangements.
    A combined service with his mother, Madora M. Martin Rash, is planned at 2 p.m. at Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Home in Lawrence, In., on Friday, March 5, after one hour of visitation.
    His burial will be in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Indianapolis.
    Memorial gifts may take the form of tax-deductible donations to the Scott County Heritage Center and Museum, 1050 South Main Street, P.O. Box 122, Scottsburg, IN 47170 or to the Indiana Transportation Museum, 825 Park Drive, Noblesville, IN 46061.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family at www.archerweston.com.
    DAVID GLEN GUNTER, 49, Nashville, died Monday, February 22, at his residence.
    He was a native of Scottsburg.
    Survivors include his daughter, Jamie Allen of Scottsburg; two sons, William Gunter of Scottsburg and Sean Gunter of Nashville; a brother, Tim Gunter of Austin; and four grandchildren.
    Funeral service was conducted Saturday, February 27, at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Tom Cox officiating
    Burial was in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family at www.buchananfuneralhome.net
    CHRISTINA MARY DEAN, 63, Scottsburg, died Monday, February 22, at Scott Memorial Hospital.
    The Scottsburg native retired from Tecumseh Products in Salem. She was a member of the American Martyrs Catholic Church and a member and treasurer of the American Legion Scott Post 234 ladies' auxiliary.
    Survivors include a son, Jason P. Dean of Scottsburg; and three brothers, Frank Dean of Louisville, David Dean of Clarksville and Paul Dean of Scottsburg.
    A memorial service was held Thursday, February 25, at the American Martyrs Catholic Church.
    Staff of the Collins Funeral Home of Scottsburg was in charge of the arrangements.
    Memorial contributions may be made to ladies' auxiliary of the American Legion Scott Post 234 in care of Collins Funeral Home.
     MARSHA J. BENNETT KLEIER, 54, Greenville, S.C., died at Greenville Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, February 23.
    She was a native of Scottsburg.
    Survivors include her husband, Charles Kleier III; her mother, Nancy Bennett of Scottsburg; two daughters, Katie Schulz and Jillian Scheben of Greenville, S.C.; a son, Jacob Kleier of Greenville, S.C.; four sisters, Beth Minnick of Bradenton, Fl., Connie Wicks of Hebron, Ky., Paula Noble of Villa Hills, Ky., and Trisha Reed of Oneida, Tn.; two brothers, Kevin Bennett and Steven Bennett of Columbus; and two grandchildren.
    Funeral services were conducted Friday, February 26, at Redemption World Outreach Center in Greenville, S.C. Burial was in the Woodlawn Memorial Park.
    BURTON W. BRIDGEWATER, 78, Wednesday, February 24, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    The Scott County native was a retired pharmacist and former owner of the old Burt's Pharmacy in Scottsburg. He was a member of the Scottsburg United Methodist Church, a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War, Past Master and member of the Scottsburgh Lodge 572 F&AM, past commander and member of the American Legion Scott Post 234 and a member of the Moose Family Center 2324. He was an Eagle Scout.
    Survivors include his wife, Arlene Broshears Bridgewater; a son, Mark S. Bridgewater of Atlanta; a daughter, Cherri D. Hayes of Avon, a sister, Dorothy Roberts of Vandalia, Ohio; a half-brother, Walter Bridgewater of Lafayette; and four grandchildren.
    Funeral services were held Friday, February 26, at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg with burial in the Scottsburg Cemetery following military honors.
    GEORGE W. FLOYD, 94, died Saturday, February 27, in Scottsburg.
    The Lockport, Ky., native was retired from the U.S. Army, having served over 20 years. He received several ribbons and medals including the Purple Heart.
    Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
    Funeral services were held on Tuesday, March 2, at the Graham-Dunn Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky.
    Burial was in the Carrollton I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern Indiana.
    BRENT DEAN BAGSHAW, 41, died  at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
    The Henryville native was  a member of the Henryville United Methodist Church and a member of the Monroe Township Advisory Board.
    He worked as a material handler for Ford Motor Company and was a Clark County EMT volunteer.
    Survivors include his wife, Melissa  “Missy” Bagshaw of Henryville; two sons, K. Jordan Ray and Jackson Bagshaw, both of Henryville; his father, Donald G. Bagshaw of Taylorsville, Ky., his mother, Ramona Bagshaw of Henryville; and a sister, Cindy Comstock of Charlestown.
    The funeral will be conducted on Friday, March 5, at the First Baptist Church in Henryville. Visitation is planned on Thursday, March 4, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the church, and after 9 a.m. on Friday at the church.
    Staff of E.M. Coots and Son of Jeffersonville is in charge of the arrangements.
    ELIZABETH JEAN “BETTY” WOLF BUCKLES, 82, of Spokane, Wa., and formerly of Paris Crossing and Madison, died Tuesday, February 23, at Deaconess Medical Center in Spokane.
    The Switzerland County native was a teacher at Carmel High School, Saluda, Central High School and Madison Consolidated High School. She was a member of the Coffee Creek Christian Church in Paris Crossing and Hazeldell Christian Church in Carmel. She was a member of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association and Gideons International.
    Survivors include four nephews and nieces.
    The funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, March 4, at Coffee Creek Christian Church in Paris Crossing. Visitation will be today (Wednesday) from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison and after 12 noon on Thursday.
    Burial will be in the Coffee Creek Christian Church in Paris Crossing.
    DEVON K. CUNNINGHAM, 88, Scottsburg, died February 27 in New Albany.
    The Kansas, Il., native was a retired music teacher for 35 years and a former band director of Austin High School. He retired from Batholomew Consolidated Schools. He was a member of Scottsburg First Christian Church, where he was a former choir director, deacon and superintendent, a former member of Scottsburg Lions Club and a life member of the National Education Association.
    Survivors include two sons, DeVon K. Cunningham II of Scottsburg and Terry Bradley Cunningham of Conroe, Tx.
    The funeral was conducted on Tuesday, March 2, at the Stewart Funeral Home with Larry Joe DeWitt officiating.
    Burial was in Scottsburg Cemetery.
    JENNIE R. BREEDING, 63, Scottsburg, died Saturday, February 27, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
    The North Vernon native was a former employee of the old Beta Shoe Factory in Salem and Litho Carton and Container in North Vernon. She was a member of the Scottsburg Church of God.
    Survivors include two sons, James Combs of Deputy and Travis W. Breeding of Scottsburg; three daughters, Grace G. Mathis of Cross City, Fl., Tammy L. Vincent of Louisville, Ky., and Candy A. Garriott of Underwood; two brothers, Roscoe Clements of Underwood and Bobby G. Clements of Scottsburg; two sisters, Martha Schildknecht of Salem and Esther J. Powers of Scottsburg; 20 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
    The funeral service was conducted at 10 a.m. today (Wednesday) at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
    Burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Henryville.
    Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to her church.
    DIANA FAYE WALLACE, 58, Scottsburg, died Sunday, February 28, at her home.
    The Scottsburg native was a retired secretary for the Neace Lukens Insurance Agency in Sellersburg.
    Survivors include her mother, Dorothea Thompson of Scottsburg; a brother, Bobby Thompson of Scottsburg; and two nieces.
    The funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, March 2, at the Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
    HAROLD L. MCCORMICK, 66, Commiskey, died Saturday, February 27, at Jennings Healthcare in North Vernon.
    The Jefferson County native was a member of the Elizabeth Baptist Church and was a Specialist Four in the Indiana Army National Guard. He was also a retired heavy equipment operator and construction worker. He was a member of the Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion and the Madison VFW Post 1969.
    The funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) at Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.  Pastor Ernie Lamb will officiate. Visitation will be after 10 a.m. today (Wednesday).
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Harold McCormick Memorial Fund through the funeral home.
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