|Obituaries - March 24, 2010|
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|Wednesday, 24 March 2010 00:00|
WANDA LEE TARTER, 81, Charlestown, died Tuesday, March 16 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
JESSE M. CARTER, 84, Borden, died Friday, March 5 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He was a retired forklift operator for International Harvester Co. of Louisville and was a US Navy veteran.
He was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Wyman Carter; son, J. Michael Carter of Borden; daughter, Brenda F. Miller of Greensburg; sister, Bertha Hall of Borden; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Services were held Monday, March 8 at Borden Church of Christ with burial in Martinsburg Cemetery. Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Borden Community Foundation or Borden Church of Christ.
GRACE MARIE LEWIS COLGLAZIER, 93, Salem, died Tuesday, March 16 at her home.
She was a former bookkeeper for Sunshine Hatchery and a member of Mt. Tabor Christian Church and Rebekah Lodge.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Willard Colglazier and two brothers, Richard and Raymond Lewis.
Survivors include a daughter, Walla (Gary) Colglazier Tarr of Salem; three grandsons and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held Friday, March 19 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
RYAN MITCHELL PLAMP, 16, Henryville, died Thursday, March 4 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
He was a member of Community Montessori in New Albany, Louisville Parkour and a volunteer at the Floyd County Animal Shelter.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Vivian Plamp.
Survivors include his father, Donnie W. Plamp of Louisville; mother, Stacie (Patrick) Wolfe of Henryville; grandparents, Terry & Carol Coomer of Sellersburg, Michael & Vera Johnston of Sellersburg, Barry Wolfe of Scottsburg and Gerald W. Plamp of Memphis; brother, Gunnar Wolfe of Henryville; two step-sisters, Melanie and Whitney Embry both of Mount Washington, Kentucky; three aunts, Cindy Ryan and Stacy Wentworth both of New Albany and Shannon Renn of Sellersburg and great-grandparents, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Garr Funeral Service of Sellersburg was in charge of arrangements.
DONALD J. MUNICH, Charlestown, died Tuesday, March 16.
He graduated from St. Xavier High School, Indiana University and Louisville Dental School. He worked as a geologist and dentist. He worked for many years to successfully preserve the Falls of the Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Sulisse “Sue” and brother, Jim.
Survivors include three children, David, Kim and Tom; brother, Jerry; sister, Maxine and four grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday, March 20 at Grayson Funeral Home.
ETHAL MAE THOMPSON, 86, Salem, died Sunday, March 14 at Meadowview Health Care Center.
She was a member of Church of God.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Levada Rogers; three brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include her husband, Lester Thompson; two daughters, Virgie Davidson and Karen Sue Lucas both of Salem; two adopted children, Oma and Jess Bratcher of Winter Haven, Florida; sister, Jewell Baker of Manchester, Kentucky; ten grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held Thursday, March 18 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
STEVE HAWORTH, 57, Charlestown, died Friday, March 5 at U of L Hospital in Louisville.
He was a member of The Fisherman's Paradise Christian Church where he was training to be an Elder and also the financial officer. He was a US Army veteran of the Vietnam War, a retired member of the Charlestown Volunteer Fire Department and an active member of the Single Action Shooting Society.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra Kaye Jones Haworth; daughter, Heather Haworth of Jeffersonville; son, Eric Kirkham of North Vernon; step-son, Maurice Jones of Charlestown; four brothers, William, Arthur, George and Robert Haworth; four sisters, Sherry Lopp, Julie Fortner, Tammy Fortner and Jackie Wulf and three grandchildren.
Services were held Tuesday, March 9 at The Fisherman's Paradise Christian Church in Henryville. Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown was in charge of arrangements.
LILLIAN TUNGATE DOYLE THOMAS, 87, Charlestown, died Saturday, March 6 at Wedgewood Manor Healthcare.
She was a former floor lady for ICI and a member of the Grace Lutheran Church in New Albany.
Survivors include four daughters, Charlotte Morris of Jeffersonville, Elana Bussey of Lexington, Jean Brafford of Charlestown and Roxie Abbott of Marysville; two sons, Charles M. Doyle of Jeffersonville and Carl T. Doyle of Stephensport; 14 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held Tuesday, March 9 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
MARTYNE SHEEHAN, 78, Charlestown, died Saturday, March 6 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, a Catechist and Eucharistic Minister at St. Michael, a Benedictine Oblate of St. Meinard, an auxiliary member of the Knights of Columbus of St. Michael and a member of the FOP Lodge #181 in Charlestown.
Survivors include two sons, Michael Sheehan of Jeffersonville and Anthony Sheehan of Charlestown; daughter, Denise Lowery of Charlestown; daughter-in-law, Cathy Sheehan of Charlestown; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Services were held Wednesday, March 10 at St. Michael Catholic Church in Charlestown with burial in St. Michael's Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown was in charge of arrangements.
Expresisons of sympathy may be made to St. Michael Catholic Church.
BONNIE J. HOWELL, 88, Salem, died Wednesday, March 17 at St. Vincent Hospital in Salem.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Salem, had been a life resident of Washington County and was a 1940 graduate of Pekin High School.
She was a retired employee of the old BF Goodrich Plant in Salem, retiring in 1981.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George C. Howell and a sister.
Survivors include a daughter, Janet K. Casey of Clarksville; two sons, Roger L. Howell of Salem and Gary A. Howell of Scottsburg; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Services were held Friday, March 19 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
ROBERT W. ELLIOTT, SR., 83, Salem, died Wednesday, March 17 at his residence.
He was a retired Lieutenant Colonel after 28 years of service in the US Army, was a lifetime member of the VFW and a lifetime member of the Military Officers Association of America. He was also a member of the First Methodist Church of Mansfield, Louisiana.
Survivors include his wife, Helen “Rebel” Morton Elliott; two sons, Robert W. Elliott, Jr. of St. Paul, Minnesota and James T. Elliott of Muncie; three brothers, Noble and Charles Elliott both of Salem and Lee Elliott of Kokomo; sister, Maysel Roop of Salem and two grandchildren.
Services were held Monday, March 22 at New Hope United Methodist Church with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery with full military honors. Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society.
MITCHELL M. JONES, 84, Salem, died Saturday, March 20 at Meadowview Health Care Center.
He was a retired employee of Smith Cabinet Company, a member of Bunker Hill Christian Church and an Army veteran.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Lewellyn Jones; daughter, Regina Jones; three brothers, Kaywood, Matt and Marvin Jones; sister, Sabre Smedley and a granddaughter, Kelsey Lockenhour.
Survivors include three sons, Donnie Jones and Larry “Beth” Lockenhour both of Salem and Vaughn Jones of California; two daughters, Ruby Smitherson of California and Judy E. Howard “Hulen Hoss” of Salem; sister, Elsie Bradley of Louisville; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Services were held Tuesday, March 23 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
KENNETHIA KAREN FISHER, 42, Pekin, died Thursday, March 18 at Scott County Hospital.
She was a member of Mt. Moriah Church.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Jody Zollman.
Survivors include her husband, Ronald Fisher; four sons, Nicholas Zollman of Henryville, Joseph Zollman of Otisco, Charles Britt of Jeffersonville and David Britt, Jr. of Anderson, South Carolina; three daughters, Samantha Snell of Henryville and Andrea and Erin Britt both of Anderson, South Carolina; her parents, Robert and Barbara Fanning Zollman of Henryville; two step-sons, Clint and Aaron Fisher both of Scottsburg; brother, Robert Zollman, Jr. of Otisco; one grandchild and seven step-grandchildren.
Services were held Tuesday, March 23 at Mt. Moriah Church with burial in Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Weathers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
RALPH W. WILD, 63, Hardinsburg, died Sunday, March 21 at his home.
He was a native of Louisville, UK fan, veteran of the US Army in the Vietnam War and was known far and wide for his fiery homemade salsa.
Survivors include his loving wife of 30 years, Linda (Rainbolt) Wild; mother, Corine; brother, Larry; children, Wayne Wild, Lisa Curtsinger and William “Billy” Wild and four grandchildren.
Services were held Tuesday, March 23 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Bradford with burial in St. Michael's Cemetery. Love Funeral Home in Palmyra was in charge of arrangements.
MAX GERALD LANGDON, 94, Scottsburg, died Wednesday, March 17, at Scott Memorial Hospital.
The Austin native was a member of the Ausitn Methodist Church in Austin and wa a U.S. Army veteran of WWII.
Survivors include a son, Bob Langdon of Marco Island, Fl.
Funeral service was Saturday, March 20, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin.
Military graveside service was conducted by Crothersville VFW 1083.
JOSEPH K. BAKER, 61, North Vernon, formerly of Scottsburg, died Friday, March 12, at his residence.
The Bedford native was a retired field system technician at Cummins Engine Company in Columbus and also a former employee of Coca Cola Bottling at the old Scottsburg plant.. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Scottsburg, Moose Lodge No. 398 in Columbus and served during the Vietnam War as a Airman in the U.S. Air Force.
Survivors include three brothers, Danny W. Baker of Crothersville, Lanny H. Baker of Scottsburg, Michael D. Baker of Seymour; a cousin, Margaret A. Bowen of Scottsburg, and several nieces and nephews.
Memrial service will be held on Sunday, March 28, at 2p.m. at Collins Funeral Home with burial and full military honors to follow at Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 28. Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to First Baptist Church Food Committee.
CHARLES CHUCK ALEXANDER, 71, Madison, died Sunday, March 21, at his home in Madison.
He was of Baptist faith and was inducted into the United States Army and was a Specialist Four. He was employed with Chain-Belt Rexnord in Madison and was a retiring supervisor.
Survivors include hs wife, Brenda Sue Bishop Alexander of Madison; his mother, Helen Land Alexander of Hanover; his children, Leory Alexander of Florida, LynnRenecker of Madison, Dee Dee Napier of Wirt; Lisa Jent of Hanover, Jimmy Floyd of Madison, Ricky Floyd of Uniontown, Tammy Monroe of Madison, 17 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be today (Wednesday), at Wirt Baptist Church in Wirt, In. with Pastor Frank McGree officiating. Burial will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison.
Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre is in charge of local arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to family via the website at www.morgan-nay.com
RICHARD L. MERANDA, 56, Franklin Tn., formerly of Scottsburg, died Friday, March 19, in Franklin, Tn.
He was a surgical instrument salesman and a member of the First Christian Church of Scottsburg.
Survivors include hiw wife, Connie Meranda of Frnaklin, Tn., daughter, Patricia Meranda of Bloomington, Marie Meranda of Franklin, Tn., a son, William R. Meranda of Franklkin, Tn., a mother, Geneva Meranda of Scottsburg.
Funeral service was Tuesday, March 23, at Scottsburg First Christian Church and 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) at his church in Nashville, Tn.
A committal service will take place at 2 p.m. at the Evergreen Cemetery in Murfreesboro, Tn.
Officiating were Joe Smith and Larry DeWitt.
Stewart Funeral Home was in charge of the local arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church of Scottsburg in care of Stewart Funeral Home.
EUGENE MCKINLEY VEST, 73, Otisco, died Sunday, March 21, at Scott Memorial Hospital.
The Jeffersoville native was a retired employee of General Electric and a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.
Survivors include his sons, Raymond Vest of Scottsburg, Donald Vest of Milton, KY., George Vest and Anthony Vest, both of Scottsburg; daughters, Bonnie Lone of New Albany, Dianna Grimes of Charlestown, Patricia Hoskins of New Washington, Carolyn Sue Evans of Florida, Lois Vest of Scottsburg; 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 25, at 2 p.m. at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in the Hibernia Cemetery. Visitation is Wednesday, March 24, from 4 to 8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 25.
JOYCE ANN BADGER, 61, Henryville, died Monday, March 22, at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
The Clark County native was a teacher's aid for the school coporation and worked for H&R Block.
Survivors include her husband, David Badger, Sr., sons, Scott Badger of Clarksville, David Badger, Jr. of Henryville; brother, Gary W. Hall of Sellersburg; five grandchildren,and a niece.
Funeral service will be Thursday, March 25, at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in the Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 12 noon to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday) and after 9 a.m. on Thursday.
CAROL SUE AMBURGEY, 67, Austin, died Saturday, March 20, at Scott Villa Living Center in Scottsburg.
The Scott County native was a member of Mt. Parion Baptist Church in Austin.
Survivors include a daughter, Dorothy Raisor of Ausitn; sister, Carman Mann of Pekin; and brother, James Mann of Austin.
Funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Joel Barrett officiating.
Visitation will be after 9 a.m. today (Wednesday) at Buchanan Funeral Home.
AMY TURNER, 75, Deputy, died Saturday, March 20, in Austin.
The Leatherwood,Ky., native was a homemaker.
Survivors include daughters, Gail Campbell of Austin, Elsie Campbell of Scottsburg, Ruby Couch of Scottsburg; sons, Coy Turner of Commiskey, Roger Turner of Buckhorn, Ky., Edward Turner of Scottsburg; sisters, Edith Dulworth of Indianapolis, Elsie Collins of Hazard, Ky., Evelyn Willhite of Commiskey, Dorothy Woods of Hazard, Ky., Juanita Prows of Spencer; brothers, Dan Collins of Commiskey, Shelby Collins of Hazard, Ky., Lee Collins of Scottsburg and Dee Collins of Texas, 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. John Paul Woods officiating.
Visitation will be after 9 a.m. at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Burial will be at the Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.
LOIS ETHEL DOWNS, 79, Scottsburg, died Monday, March 15, at The Waters of Scottsburg.
The Scott County native was a member of the First Baptist Church in Scottsburg.
Survivors include four brothers, Wayne Downs and Eugene Downs, both of Greentown, Ronald Downs of Arkansas and Kenneth Down of Knoxville, Tn., a sister, Gladys Ritzline of Columbus, several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Friday, March 19, at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Memorial contribution may be made through the funeral home for the American Cancer or Heart Association.
CLAUDE SIZEMORE, Sr., 65, Austin, died Friday, March 12, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was a native of Breathitt County, Ky.
Survivors include sons, Claude Sizemore, Jr. of Seymour, Johnny Sizemore of Ausitn, William Neace of Austin; sisters, Molly Strong of Jackson, Ky., Shirley Turner of Breathitt County, Ky.,; and brother, Raymond Sizemore of Austin, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was held Thursday, March 18, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Scottie Stamper officiating.
Burial was in the Little York Cemetery.
GLENDA GAIL SOLSBERRY, 66, Crothersville, died Thursday, March 11, at Kindred Hospital in Greenwood.
She was a homemaker and of Baptist faith.
Survivors include a son, Gerald Paul Honey of Crothersville; a daughter, Betty Ann Coward of Scottsburg; a step-son, Stacey Solsberry of Warrensburg, Mo; three brothers, Bert Bannister of Crothersville; Clifford Bannister of Austin; Kermit Bannister of Seymour; two sisters, Ruby Johnson of Seymour, Sondra Hart of Crothersville; five grandchildren; three step-grandchildre; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral was held at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville on Sunday, March 14, with the Rev. L.E. Schafer officiating with burial in the Cana Cemetery.
Memorial donations can be given to the Cana Cemetery or American Cancer Society through the funeral home.
ROGER LEE STURGEON, 73, Seymour, died Wednesday, March 10 in Seymour.
The Tampico native owned and operated Indiana Abstract and Title Company and was a United States Navy Veteran, a member of the American Legion Post No. 89, Fraternal Order of Eagles, 655 and the VFW No. 1925 all of Seymour.
Survivors include a daughter, Savannah Stein of Seymour and a grandson, two brothers, Don Sturgeon of Brownstown, and Roland Sturgeon of Salem, a sister, Brneda Wright of Brownstown.
Funeral service was conducted Saturday, March 13, at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville with burial in the Crothersville Cemeteary with military gravesite services performed by the Seymour VFW and the American Legion.
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