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Obituaries - May 5, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 04 May 2010 00:00

 

LINDA C. (JORDAN) CORN, 69
ROWENA ROBERSON, 92
ROBERT MOOSER, 65
ALFRED WAYNE DILLARD, 61
FRANCES AGAN, 86
STEVEN R. COLE, 45
LEE A. DAVIS, 96
RAYMOND E. MILLER, 69
JD BULLOCK, 56
MARY F. MCKNIGHT, 75
EVA LEE, 89
JERRY L. RUTHERFORD, 74
MARY JANE ALLEN (PRIOGLE), 65
PAUL GLENN RUMBLEY, 94
EDNA GRAHAM, 60
LARRY F. ATKINS, 73

LINDA C. (JORDAN) CORN, 69, of Jeffersonville, died Monday evening, April 26, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
She was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy in New Albany where she was an evangelist since the age of 17 and very active in the missions of the church. She also enjoyed cooking and catering as well as spending time with her family and friends.
She was born on June 21, 1940 in New Albany to the late John S. and Blanche B. (Kelly) Jordan. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Cynthia A. Corn, and brothers, Orville and Glenn Jordan.
She is survived by her devoted husband of 50 years, Harold W. Corn of Jeffersonville; daughter, Teresa Barnett of New Albany; sisters, Dorothy “Imogene” Lames of Clarksville, Pat Tebault of New Albany, Sandy Hampton of New Albany, Deanna Frazier of Pekin, Beverly Sprigler and Pamela Beeler, both of New Albany; two grandchildren and two great-grandshildren.
Services were Saturday, May 1 at Victory Lighthouse COGOP in New Albany. Burial followed in the SCI Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Church of God of Prophecy Missionaries.

 

 


 

ROWENA ROBERSON,, 92, of Charlestown, died Sunday, April 25, at Hillcrest Center.
She was born Nov. 28, 1917 in Grayson County, Ky. The daughter of Samuel and Myrtle Cook Johnson. She was a sewing machine operator for the Indiana Army Ammunition Plant.
She is survived by her daughter Marilyn Peveler of Clarksville and two grandchildren.
Services were Wednesday, April 28 at Grayson Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Charlestown Cemetery.

 

 


 

ROBERT MOOSER, 65, Charlestown, died Monday, April 26, at his home.
He was born July 12, 1944 in Louisville. He retired from Kitchen Compact after working there as a cabinet maker.
He enjoyed spending time on his boat, playing Bocce ball and socializing with friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert C. Mooser and Cornelia Schulz Mooser.
He is survived by his daughter Kelly Anderson, Louisville; brother, Charles “Butch” Mooser, Charlestown and two grandchildren.
Services were held April 29 at Scott Funeral Home's North Chapel.
Contributions may be made to the American Lung Association.

 

 


 

ALFRED WAYNED DILLARD, 61, New Albany, died Wednesday, April 28 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born April 7, 1949 in Louisville the son of Alfred Foley and Angie Lena Hardin Dillard. He was a truck driver and a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.
He is survived by his daughters Angie Dillard of Charlestown, Joey Harris of Chandler and Carlena Dillard of Poseyville, Ind.; son, James F. Wilson of Tennyson, Ind.; brother, James Dillard of Cleveland, Ohio; sisters, Faye Bowyer and Gayla Peach both of Charlestown and Sharon Harris of Henderson, Ky.; friend, Tina Davenport of Charlestown; step-daughter Nicole Davenport of Pekin, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Graveside service was held April 30 at Hibernia Cemetery.
Grayson Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

 

 


 

FRANCES AGAN, 86, of Salem died Thursday, April 29 at her home.
She was born December 29 1923 in Tusa Sicily, Italy the daughter of Domenic and Anna Marie Sammataro Dipollina.
She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. She was a graduate of Joseph Lawrence School of Nurcing in New London, Connecticut and a retired registered nurse.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Agan; a sister, Julie Arms and her parents.
She is survived by three daughters, Margaret A. “Peg” Boulet and Lynda L. Duggins both of Salem and Mary E. Dodge of Greenville; two sisters Jody Rojeski of Mobile, Ala. And Mary A. Benson of Groton, Conn.; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Services were held Tuesday, May 4, at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery.

 

 


 

STEVEN R. COLE, 45, Paoli died Wednesday, April 28.
He was born April 9, 1965 in Washington County, the son of Eli Cole, Jr. and Rosa Diane Karnes Cole. He was employed at Frank Miller Lumber Company in the shipping department.
He is survived by his wife: Candy J. Applewhite Cole. They were married July 4, 1995. He is also survived by two sons; Steven Corey Cole of Livonia and Corey Duane Cole of Paoli, two step-sons; Jason Hardin of Salem and Jeremy Gramlin of Lexington, Ky.; two daughters, Ashley Cole of Corydon and Courtney Cole of Otisco; his mother and step father, Diane and David Cole of Pekin; two sisters, Rosanna Cole and Missy Schocke both of Campbellsburg; three step-sisters, Talina Ely of Sierra Vista, Arizona, Vonda Jones and Kathy Clouse both of Pekin and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, a step son, Jim Applewhite and a sister, Loretta Sue Cole.
Services were Monday, May 3 at the Cole Family Cemetery, Livonia.
Weathers Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

 

 


 

LEE A. DAVIS, 96, of Salem died Wednesday, April 28 at St. Vincent Salem Hospital.
He was born January 23, 1914 in Washington County, the son of John H. and Grace Bundy Davis.
He was the retired owner of Salem Motel and Davis Motors. He was a real estate developer and the second mayor of Salem from 1939-1942. He entered cars in the NASCAR circuit in 1950. He was a World War II Army veteran.
He is survived by a son, Brent Davis of Gypsum, Colorado and three daughters, Shirley Harter of Dallas, Texas, Katie Wenzler of Henderson, Nevada and Deanna Davis of Salem, a brother: Paul Davis of Indianapolis, two sisters: Mary Wallace of Scottsdale, Arizona and Jane Skillen of Salem; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother: Gene Davis and two grandchildren.
Funeral services were Friday, April 30, at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Washington County Community Foundation.

 

 


 

RAYMOND E. MILLER, 69, of Otisco died Thursday, April 29 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
He was born Sept. 30, 1940 in Otisco, the son of Herschel and Anna M. Warren Miller. He was preceded in death by his father, a son, Timothy Miller and a daughter, Toni Miller.
He was retired from former Brockway Containers Company in Jeffersonville and was owner-operator of Millers Small Engine Repair in Otisco.
He is survived by his wife Barbara Coulter Miller; daughters, Teresa Fitch, Otisco and Tami Ridener of Mt. Washington, Ky.; a son, Todd Miller of Jacksonville, Fla.; his mother, sisters, Naomi Chism, Rita Snyder, Deanna Heinlein; brothers, Jim, Marvin, Kenneth and Gene Miller, 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Monday, May 3 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown.

 

 


 

JD BULLOCK, 56, of Memphis, died April 29, at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born May 30, 1953 in Jeffersonville to Arvil E. Bullock and Dollie Shepard. He was preceded in death by his father and a daughter, Rhonda J. Bullock.
He is survived by his wife Melinda D. Bullock; son, Eric W. Bullock, Salem; daughter, Bobbie L. Jackson, Otisco; his mother; sisters, Judy Dye, Sellersburg, Betty J. Mitchell, Georgetown and Patty J. Woodward, Otisco and four grandchildren.
Cremation was chosen.
Arrangements were handled by E.M. Coots' Sons in Jeffersonville.

 

 


 

MARY F. MCKNIGHT, 75, of Pekin died Thursday, April 29, at the Floyd County Memorial Hospital at New Albany.
She married Frank McKnight, Sr., who passed away November 13, 2005, on Feb. 27, 1958.
She was a homemaker, a former employee of the old Monon Cabinet Company in New Albany and the old Smith Cabinet Manufacturing Company in Salem. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Pekin.
She was born October 1, 1934, the daughter of the late Charles and Ruth (Temple) Sutton.
Survivors include one son, Frank McKnight, Jr. of Pekin; two brothers, Russell Sutton of Seymour, and Randall Sutton of Texas; three sisters, Linda McKnight of Brownstown, Evelyn Branaman of Seymour and Joyce Huey of Brownstown and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, one grandson, Benjamin McKnight, one sister and two brothers.
Services were Monday, May 3 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Burial followed at Olive Branch Cemetery.

 

 


 

EVA LEE, 89, of Salem died Thursday, April 29, at her residence.
She married Earl E. Lee, who passed away November 6, 1975, on Nov. 4, 1939.
She was a retired employee of the Bradie Shrum Elementary School at Salem and a former employee of the Bata Shoe Company and the old Washington County Memorial Hospital. She was a member of the Canton United Methodist Church and had been a life resident of Washington County.
She was born September 1, 1920 in Salem, the daughter of the late James Madison and Cora (Johnson) McKillip.
Survivors include four sons, Raymond Lee and Jerry Lee of Salem, Larry Lee of Crandall; and John Lee of Salem; two daughters, Eva Mae Casey of Salem and Wanda F. Floyd of Georgetown; one daughter-in-law, Teresa Lee of Salem; two sisters, Edith Winslow of Salem and Faye Righthouse of Indianapolis; one brother, Marvin McKillip of Crothersville, 27 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Harry E. Lee.
Services were Sunday, May 2 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Burial followed at Mt. Eden Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Red Bird Mission, 70 Queendale Center, Beverly, Kentucky 40913-9607.

 

 


 

JERRY L. RUTHERFORD, 74, Salem, died Friday, April 30, at the Meadow View Health Care Center of Salem.
On August 29, 1958, he married Barbara S. (Naugle) Rutherford, who passed away September 2, 2009.
He was a retired employee of Childcraft, Inc. in Salem, retiring in 1993. He served during the Korean War as a Machinist's Mate in the U.S. Navy. and had been a life resident of Washington County.
Born July 8, 1935 in Salem, he was the son of the late Russell Ray and Ruby Blanche (Davis) Rutherford.
Survivors include one daughter, Tracy Purkhiser; one son, Aaron Rutherford; and one brother, John W. Rutherford, all of Salem. He is also survived by three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
Services will be Tuesday May 4 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.

 

 


 

MARY JANE ALLEN (PRIFOGLE), 65, Palmyra, died Friday, April 16.
Survivors include two sons, Allen Scott Lowhorn of Borden and Michael Ruril Lowhorn of Palmyra, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Friday, May 7 at Love Funeral Home with burial in Bethlehem Cemetery in Crandall.

 

 


 

PAUL GLEEN RUMBLEY, 94, Palmyra, died Friday, April 30.
He worked for Jacobi Sales for 20 years, before retiring. He was a 50 year member of Blue River Masonic Lodge, Palmyra Baptist Church and active in Palmyra Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edmund and Nettie Davis Rumbley, sister, Lois Swarens, three brothers, Merle, Berle and Norris Rumbley.
Survivors include his wife of 73 years, Zelma (King) Rumbley, two sons, Ronald Jack and Terry Edmund Rumbley, both of Palmyra, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Services was held, Tuesday, May 4 at Swarens Funeral Home with burial in Palmyra Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Palmyra Baptist Church Building Fund.

 

 


 

EDNA GRAHAM, 60, died Friday, April 30, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
She was born on September 2, 1949 the daughter of William Charles and Edith Irene Sutton Pearson. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband- Leroy Graham and a sister- Dorothy Couch.
She is survived by a son-Anthony “Tony” Pearson and a daughter Kristina J. Pearson both of Evansville; two brothers, William Charles Pearson of Evansville and Aaron Wayne Pearson of Booneville; seven sisters, Linda Jean Pearson, Carol Barnett, Doris Jolly, Debbie Hooper, Kathy Snodgrass and Sheila Fluty all of Evansville, and Theresa Temple of Georgetown; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
There were no services.
Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown handled the arrangements.

 

 


 

LARRY F. ATKINS, 73, of Floyds Knobs, died on Monday, May 3, with family at his side.
He was a lifelong member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church, a lifetime member of the VFW Hobart Beach Post 1693 and American Legion Zeb Longest Post 42, on the Board of Directors for the Floyds Knobs Conservation Club, and was passionate about NASCAR racing.
He was born on September 6, 1936 in Floyds Knobs to the late Earl E. and Vera P. (Smith) Atkins. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Marvin and Carl “Ish” Atkins.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Helen A. (Korte) Atkins; daughters, Angela Papp of Louisville, Sandra Ballard, of Floyds Knobs; brothers, Raymond Atkins and David Atkins both of Floyds Knobs and three grandchildren.
Services will be Thursday, May 6 at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Generations Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hosparus – the Community Hospice of Southern Indiana or to St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church.


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