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Obituaries - April 14, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 08 April 2010 00:00

 

AUDREY A. COOKE, 91
ATHA J. WELLS, 79
LOIS K. JONES, 92
NANCY JO LISANBY, 90
LOLA ANDERSON, 96
TROY A. WISNER, 85
JOHN LEWIS MURPHY, JR., 67
MELVIN RAY COOK, 60
LARRY EDWARDS BURKS, SR., 61

AUDREY A. COOKE, 91, of Louisville, Kentucky, died on Sunday, April 4, at Mercy Providence Retirement Home in New Albany.
She retired from the Louisville Bedding Company in Louisville and was a former parishioner at St. Barnabas Catholic Church in Louisville and St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church of Clarksville.
Audrey was born on February 2, 1919 in Smith’s Grove, Kentucky to the late Edward L. and Julina Franklin (Moody) Smith and is preceded in death by her husbands, James H. Feather, Sr., and Paul R. Cooke.
She is survived by her daughters, Betty C. Kirkpatrick, North Carolina and A. Jean Feather of Jeffersonville; son, James H. Feather, Jr., Floyds Knobs; brother, David Smith of Hamilton, Ohio, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were April 8 ay Generations Funeral Home in New Albany with burial following at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Cemetery in Jeffersonville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hosparus—the Community Hospice of Southern Indiana (624 East Market Street, New Albany, IN 47150.

 

 


 

ATHA J. WELLS, 79, of Scottsburg, died Monday, April 5, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
She was born on March 18, 1931 in New Washington, Indiana, the daughter of the late Arthur and Nellie (Robinson) Cole.
She was a retired teacher's aide for Scott County School District # 2 and continued working cleaning businesses & houses until a month ago and was a member of the Scottsburg United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Ray Wells and a brother, Robert Cole.
Survivors include a daughter Brenda Kendall of Underwood; a son, Stephen Ray Wells of Scottsburg; a brother, Lee Cole of New Washington; a sister, Anita Barnes of Salem; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were April 8 at Scottsburg United Methodist Church with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Collins Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to her church or the American Heart Association c/o Collins Funeral Home.

 

 


 

LOIS K. JONES, 92, Greenville, died Tuesday, April 6 at Floyd Memorial Hospital, where she worked for 18 years as a registered nurse.
She previously worked 18 years at St. Edwards Hospital.
She was preceded in death by her husband Elbert C. (Bud) Jones and her son James E. Jones.
She is survived by her companion, Bob Spencer; daughters, Sharon K. Haub of Greenville, Janice S. Gibson of Galena; sons, Richard L. Jones of Palmyra, John E. Jones of Salem; a brother, Edward Lamb (Larry McBride) of Southport; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Services were April 9 at the Love Funeral Home in Palmyra. Burial followed at Greenlawn Cemetery in Greenville.

 

 


 

NANCYE JO LISANBY, 90, 90, died Sunday, March 28 in Clarksviile.
Her husband C.R. Lisanby, Jr. preceded her in death.
She was born on February 26, 1920 in Cynthiana, Ky.
She is survived by her son James R. Lisanby; daughter Terry A. Coots; five grandchildren, two step-grandsons, seven great-grandchildren, eight step-great grandchildren.
Services are planned for Sunday, April 18 at First United Methodist Church in Charlestown.
Donations can be made to the Alumni Association or to the First United Methodist Church in Charlestown, in her name. Expressions of sympathy can by made with contributions / donations made to the CHS.
Arrangements were handled by Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown.

 

 


 

LOLA ANDERSON, 96, Pekin, died April 6 at the University of Louisville Hospital.
She was born Dec. 25, 1913 at Johnson City, Tenn, to the late R.L. Goins and Ruby (Miller) Goins.
She was preceded in death by her husband Will Anderson, who she married Sept. 29, 1929, three daughters, three sons, two brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include sons, Frank Anderson of Pekin, Gerald Anderson of Pekin, Billy Anderson of Pekin, James Donald Anderson of Burdine, Ky. And Ricky Anderson of Pekin; daughters, Eileen Adams of Whitesburg, Ky., Sharon Crockett of Salem, 20 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Services were April 9 at Dawalt Funeral Home in Salem with burial following at Mt. Washington Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to a charity of the giver's choice.

 

 


 

TROY A. WISNER, 85, Salem, died Wednesday, April 7 at his residence.
He served in World War II in the U.S. Navy and was a resident of Washington County since 1973. He was a retired employee of the Old National Can Corporation.
He was preceded in death by his wife Anne R. (Gernerd) Wisner and his parents, Arthur Wisner and Dora (Bobo) Wisner.
Survivors include three sons, Steve Wisner of Illinois; Floyd Wisner of Illinois and Richard Wisner of Florida, one daughter, Judy Wyatt of Alabama, one sister, Hazel Brooks of Florida, 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Private services were held on Saturday, April 10 at Dawalt Funeral Home.

 

 


 

JOHN LEWIS MURPHY, JR., 67, New Albany, died Monday, April 12 at his residence.
He was born to John Lewis and Jessee Beasley Murphy, Sr. He was a diesel mechanic, a member of the American Legion and Bonnie Sloan Port 28 and served in the US Army.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon Ann Franklin Murphy of New Albany, one daughter, Donna Clubb, New Albany, two sisters, Rosetta Stumpf of Florida and Lonnie Freels of Louisville, one brother, Maurie Murphy and two grandchildren.
Visitation was conducted on Saturday, April 17, at Grayson Funeral Home with no services held.

 

 


 

MELVIN RAY COOK, 60, Charlestown, died on Friday, April 2 at his residence.
He was employed at American Commercial Barge Lines in Jeffersonville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas C. Cook, Sr and Pauline Wilson.
Survivors include: a daughter Pamela Logsdon, two brothers, Ernest Aleen Cook of Pendleton, Thomas Carlton Cook, Jr., Charlestown, two sisters, Anna Pauline Anderson and Verna Marie Cook, both of Jeffersonville.
Services were held on Tuesday, April 6 at Coots Funeral home with burial in Utica Cemetery.

 

 


 

LARRY EDWARDS BURKS, SR., 61, Charlestown, died Saturday, April 10 at Wedgewood Healthcare Center.
He was the son of William and Frances Lewis Burks, a former employee of United Technology in Jeffersonville and a member of Main Cross Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, the former Linda King, two sons, Larry Burks, Jr., Scottsburg and Christopher Burks, Charlestown,one daughter, Mary E. Keith, Jeffersonville, one brother, Richard Burks, Jeffersonville, four sisters, Mary L. Bodkin, Charlestown, Joyce Bamforth and Norma Crane, both of Jeffersonville and Barbara Honeycutt of Chicago and seven grandchildren.
Services were conducted on Tuesday, April 13 at Main Cross Baptist Church with burial in Charlestown Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


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