Obituaries - April 21, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
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WAYNE KIGHT, 90, Salem, died Monday, April 12 at the St. Vincent Salem Hospital.
He was born Dec. 19, 1919.
He was a member of the Hardinsburg United Methodist Church, a member of the Blue River Masonic Lodge #457 in Fredericksburg, a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the VFW.
He was preceded in death by his first wife Olive F. Blevins Kight in 1983 and by his mother Bessie Kight and two brothers and one sister.
He is survived by his wife Verona Howard Chastain Kight, a son Mark Kight of Ann Arbor, Mich., a stepson, Mike Chastain of Columbus, a daughter, Jo Ann Green of Salem, a step-daughter Nancy Colglazier of Salem, two grandchildren, a great-grandchild as well as, five step-grandchildren and nine step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held April 15 at the Hardinsburg United Methodist Church with burial to follow in the Hardinsburg Cemetery.
Weathers Funeral Home, Inc. handled the arrangements.
The family requests donations be made to the Hardinsburg United Methodist Church.




SHIRLEY BAIRD, 80, Salem, died Tuesday, April 13 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was a life long farmer and homemaker, she was a member of Church of God of Sellersburg and also attended Little York Christian.
She was preceded in death by her husband and one sister.
Survivors include three sons, Paul “Ed” Baird of Arcadia, Indiana, Carl Baird of Lanesville and Kevin Baird of Scottsburg, three brothers, Max May, Mississippi, Jay May, Tennessee and Kay May of Ohio, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services were held on Saturday, April 17 at Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem with burial in Crown Hill cemetery




WILLIAM JOSEPH AMICK, 59, New Albany died Sunday, March 28 at his residence.
He was a security guard and a member of the American Legion Post 35 and served in the US Army.
Survivors include one son, William Amick II of Canmer, Kentucky, one daughter, Shawna Tomes of Roundhill, Kentucky, his mother, Norma Wright of Jeffersonville, two sisters, Rebecca Cissell of Jeffersonville and Kimberly Ann Wright if Bureau, Illinois, one brother, Thomas A. Wright of Jeffersonville and seven grandchildren.
Graveside services were conducted on Thursday, April 15 at New Market Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.




ROBERT EARL WILLIAMS, 97, Okeechobee, Florida died Saturday, April 10.
He was the former owner of Western Auto Store, a member of Charlestown Church of God, supported many organizations and missionaries and was active in Sheriff's Organizations and Chamber of Commerce.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 year, Dorothy, his parents, TJ and Minnie, one brother, Homer, two sisters, Lucille Schrode and Hazel Williams, one granddaughter, Kristi Riley McIlwee and two grandsons, Ricky Williams and Alan Williams.
Survivors include two daughters, Diana McAfee of Missouri and Adeline Ashby of Illinois, two sons, Robert Alan Williams and Henry Williams both of Evansville, one step-son David Riley of Delaware, 18 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, 15 great-great-grandchildren and caregiver Polley Russell.
Services were conducted at Grayson Funeral Home on April 15 with graveside services at Charlestown Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Missions Dept. of Grape Point Assembly of God at 1605 Baker Blvd. In Carthage, MO.64836 or North Charlestown Church of God on 1803 Edgewood Drive in Charlestown, 47111.




DANNY GLENN HEIL, SR., 62, Charlestown died Saturday, April 10 at his residence.
Survivors include his wife, Tena Sanders Heil, Charlestown,two sons, Danny Heil, Jr, Clarksville and Richard Heil Sr., Scottsburg, two daughters, Angela Heil Soliday, Charlestown and April Heil Reynolds of Borden, one bother James F. Heil, Jr., two sisters, Joan Spears and Jean Simms both of Louisville and nine grandchildren.
Services were conducted on Wednesday, April 14 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.




KEAGAN EMORY ANDREW LOGSDON, 6 Months, died Sunday, April 11 at Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
He is survived by his parents Joshua and Nicole Logsdon of New Salisbury; a brother, Kayden Martin of New Salisbury; grandparents; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Thomas of New Salisbury and Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Logsdon of Palmyra and great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Matt Koreck of Louisville, Mrs. Samantha McGuire of Big Clifty, Ky. and Arvel Logsdon of Elizabethtown, Ky.
A memorial service was held at the Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon on Friday, April 16. Pastor Becky Gibbons officiated.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to Kosair Children's Hospital.




SUE ANN SEXTON, 69, Speed, died Friday, April 9 at the University of Louisville Hospital.
She was a retired payroll clerk from West Clark, a member of Speed Memorial Church, President of Silver Creek High School Alumni and a volunteer at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was preceded in the death by her parents, Joe and Lavina Sexton and one brother, Mark Sexton.
Survivors include a daughter, Karen Barnett, Sellersburg and one granddaughter.
Services were conducted on Monday, April 12 at Garr Funeral Home with burial in Graceland Memorial Park.




GERALD CURLY VOYLES, SR., 83, Galena, died Wednesday, April 14 at Kindred Hospital in Louisville.
He was past Grand Master of IOOF Lodge of Indiana. He was a Navy veteran and served in World War II.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Susie Jean Corley and two sons, Gerald Voyles II and David A. Voyles.
Survivors include three daughters, Jane Sutherland of Galena, Susan Lee of Galena and Julie McClure of Palmyra, two brothers, John and Gene Voyles of Greenville.
Services were conducted on Saturday, April 17 at Love Funeral Home with burial in Galena Cemetery.




DAVID HINSEL, SR., 79, Salem, died Wednesday, April 14 at University of Louisville Hospital.
He served in the Korea and Vietnam Wars as a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army. He retired in 1964 after serving 20 years. He was a former employee of Designing and Manfacturing Company in Connersville, Tom Raper's in Richmond and John Jones GM City in Salem.
He was preceded in death by one great-grandson.
Survivors include his wife, Helen (Flannery) Hinsel, two sons, David Hinsel, Jr of Salem, Ray Hinsel of Liberty, one daughter, Debbie Hinsel of Connersville, two step-sons, Melvin Conrad, Farmland, Charles Hammonds, Liberty, three step-daughters, Sue Rawn of Indianapolis, Kathy Berry, New Castle, Lisa Hurst, Cincinnati and three sisters, Treva Buttery, Liberty, Marilyn Toler, Connersville, Sharon Bryant, Liberty and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Services were conducted on Saturday, April 17 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery with full military honors.
Memorial contributions can go the American Lung Association, 115 West Washington Street, Suite 1180-South, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204.




STEWART GLENN HARTMAN, 89, Pekin, died Monday, April 12 at the VA Medical center.
He was a native of New Albany, an Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of Sellersburg United Methodist Church and retired from the Sears Department Store in Clarksville.
Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Mary Rose Stamper Hartman, two sons, James Hartman, Pekin and Anthony Hartman, Scottsburg, one sister, Patty Lobig, New Albany, and four grandchildren.
Services were conducted on Thursday, April 16 at Kraft Funeral Home with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.




GILBERT BUSTER REYNOLDS, 86, of Jeffersonville, died Friday, April 16.
He was born May 7, 1923 in Charlestown. He was a retired surveyor with the Corps of Engineers and a former employee of Lowe's.
He also served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the U.S. Marine's during the Korean War.
He was a member of the North Charlestown Church of God, V.F.W. Post 1427 and the Masonic Lodge in Jeffersonville.
He is survived by his wife Frances Houchens Reynolds; step-sons; Paul Spencer, Louisville, Tom Spencer, Carenco, La., Steve Spencer, Jeffersonville and Matt Spencer, Charlestown; step-daughter, Barbara Walker, Jeffersonville; sister, Minnie Alice Compton, New Washington; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held April 20 at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Burial followed in the Charlestown Cemetery.




JOYCE D. MCNEILL, 70, died Tuesday, April 13 at the Casa Grande Regional Hospital.
She was born Sept. 7, 1939 in Campbellsville, Ky.
She resided in Casa Grande, Ariz.
She was preceded in death by her husband Bobby McNeill, Sr., Mother Zelma Druin Dugan, her step-father James B. Dugan and her father Omer Vaughn, as well as a brother, Evan Vaughn and grandsons Matthew A. McNeill and Gary Spencer and a great-grandson, Chase McNeill.
Survivors include, daughters, Vickie McCellan, Palmyra and Kimberly Swarty of Casa Grande, Ariz.; sons, James McNeill, Palmyra and Bobby McNeill, English; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
A grave-side service was held April 18 at the Palmyra Cemetery. Love Funeral Home handled the arrangements.




VON O. ELLIOTT, 71, Salem, died Friday, April 16 in Washington County.
He was born Feb. 28, 1939. He was the son of the late Fred. S. Elliott and Anna T. Elliott.
He married Rita (Naugle) Elliott on April 17, 1963, she survives.
He was a farmer, former director of the Jackson County REMC, an army veteran and a member of Canton United Methodist Church.
Other survivors include, a son, Paul W. Elliott, Salem; sister, Wanda Johnson, Indianapolis and one grandson.
Services were held April 20 at the Franklin Church with burial following at Franklin Cemetery.
Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home, Inc. handled the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Washington County Community Foundation or the Franklin Cemetery.




James Daniel Danny Hazelwood, 61, of Georgetown, passed away on Thursday, April 15.
He was a retired machinist with Phillip Morris USA, Inc., and a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in New Albany.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, a member of the 4th Degree Knights of Columbus Cardinal Ritter #1221 in New Albany, and a lifetime member of VFW Hobart Beach Post #1693.
He was born on May 11, 1948 in Louisville, Kentucky to Mary Olivia (Alvey) Hazelwood and the late James Eugene Hazelwood.
In addition to his mother, Danny is survived by his wife of 29 years, Jo (Hickerson) Hazelwood; children, Cindi Thompson and her husband, Dale, Robbie Hazelwood and his wife, Amanda, all of Louisville, and Sheila Kent and her husband, Shawn, of Nashville, Tennessee; sisters, Joyce Thompson of Jeffersonville, Faye Twyman, Molly Roth, and Beverly Neuwirth and her husband, Chris, all of Louisville; brother, Glen Hazelwood of Louisville and five grandchildren.
Services were held Tuesday, April 19 at Holy Family. Entombent is at Evergreen Cemetery.
Generations Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church (129 West Daisy Lane, New Albany, IN 47150).




LINDA SHELL, 61, Salem, died Sunday, April 18 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born Feb. 28 in Adair County, Ky. The daughter of Clayton and Sarah Walford Hardin.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Westside Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband Leonard Shell. They were married May 12, 1967.
She is also survived by a daughter, Melissa Jeremiah of Salem, two brothers: Bob Hardin of Louisville and Billy Hardin of Pekin, two grandchildren and a great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and two sisters.
Services were held Wednesday, April 21 at Weathers Funeral Home. Cremation followed.

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