Obituaries - May 26, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
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LEATRICE SHEPHERD, 77, New Albany died Sunday, May 16.
She was retired and a native of Salem.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Viola Wilson and brothers, Garl, Dolen, Eugene, Buluth and John.
Survivors include her son, Alan Shepherd of Tennessee, three brothers, Elwin, Dee and Veryl Wilson, three sisters, Elizabeth Boston, Darlie Stockdale and Verlene Henrich, three grandchildren Matthew Ooley and Kyle and Kaley Shepherd, numerous nieces and nephews.
Services were held Thursday, May 20 at Love Funeral Home with burial in Horners Chapel Cemetery.

NANCY JAYRE DARABPOUR,, 49, Maryland, died Monday, May 10.
She was a member of Blue River Baptist Church near Salem and attended First Baptist Church of Maryland. She had been a resident of Maryland since 1981, formerly of Washington County and 1979 graduate of Pekin-Eastern High School.
She was a secretary with the U.S. Tax Court and had worked and trained in various government offices in Washington D.C. She was preceded in death by her father and three premature brothers, Ricky A., Randal D. and Rodney L. Motsinger.
Survivors include her mother, Janet Motsinger of Salem, one brother, Jackie Motsinger, one nephew William J. Motsinger, several , aunts, uncles cousins, church family and friends.
Services were conducted Thursday, May 20 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Blue River Baptist Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to Blue River Baptist Church Cemetery fund, 6303 East Farabee Road, Salem, Indiana 47167.

FLORENCE A. LEWELLEN, 76, died Monday, May 17 at Hampton Oaks Health Campus in Scottsburg.
She was a former employee of Kimball Office Manufacturing, Borden division and the Old Paul Place restaurant in Borden and was a member of the Borden Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by one son, Steve, husband Paul, parents, Frank and Anna Emery; five brothers and one sister.
Survivors include two sons, Ralph Hoke, Jeffersonville, Paul Hoke, Salem, one daughter, Peggy Hoke, one sister, Sue Lockenour, 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Services were conducted on Wednesday, May 19 at Dawalt Funeral Home and cremation was chosen.

RUSSELL DEAN JACKSON, 71, Jeffersonville, died Tuesday, May 18.
He was formerly employed at Union Carbide Plant, Dow Chemical Plan, Aramco and Mabel Hill Nuclear Plant. He obtained a B.S. From Tennessee Tech.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother William Scott Jackson.
Survivors include his wife, Judy Shearin Jackson, Jeffersonville, one son, Russell Brett Jackson, Jeffersonville, two daughters, Laura Sellers, Charlestown and Amy Kopp, Jeffersonville, four grandchildren, Emma, Grace and Clara Sellers and Justin Kopp, one sister Sue Hall, South Carolina, several nieces and nephews.
Services were conducted on Friday, May 21 at Scott Funeral Homes North Chapel with burial in Sellersburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to VistaCare or to Samaritan's Purse.

ANNISHA LYNN (RUTHERFORD) HILL, 42, New Albany, died Monday, May 17 at her residence.
She was a 1986 graduate of Jeffersonville High School and a graduate of Ivy Tech Community College and worked for Fenwick Animal Clinic in Louisville.
Survivors include her husband, Michael David Hill, New Albany, two sons, Nicholas Corbin Hill and Preston Michael Hill, mother, Thelma McCoy, Sellersburg, father, Carl P. Rutherford, Sellersburg, one sister, Stephanie Cline, New Albany, nieces Madison and Haley Glotzbach, several nieces and nephews.
Services were conducted on Friday, May 21 at Kraft Funeral Home with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
Expressions of sympathy should be made to the Annisha Hill Memorial Fund for her sons at any Fifth Third Bank location.

WES DAILEY, 72, Monroe, Mich., died Saturday, April 24, 2010.
He was a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church.
He loved traveling, bowling, golfing, hunting and fishing.
He was a 1957 graduate of Ida High School, and a 1993 retired employee of Ford Motor Company after 30 years, where he worked as a supervisor.
He was born Nov. 2, 1937, at Borden, the son of Mary Rockey of Pekin and Charles Wilford Daily of Borden. He was adopted and reared by Norman and Mildred Capaul.
On Sept. 12, 1959, he married the former Darlene Bowman, who survives.
Other survivors include: a son, Brett Dailey, Monroe; two daughters, LeAnn Hedrick and Michele Rinne, both of Monroe; two brothers, William Dailey and Ronald Dailey; five sisters, Linda Dailey, Judy Elliott, Salem, Patricia Tincknell of Michigan, Mary Fox, Laurens, S.C., and Norma "Boots" Sweet, Cedarville, Mich.; a sister-in-law, Jo Ann Capaul Smallidge of Ida; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Mark; two sisters, Wygonda Miller and Betty Jane Dailey; and three brothers, Cecil Daily, John Dailey and William Capaul.
Funeral services were held April 28, 2010, at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Ida.
Burial followed in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Petersburg, Mich.

ELAINE DAILEY, 82, Reno, NV, formerly from Charlestown died Friday, May 14.
She was preceded in by her husband Everett Junior Dailey.
She is survived by a son Herman Dailey; daughters Sandra Kersey, Terry Dailey and Mary O'Rourke and nine grandchildren.
Private services will be held at a later date at Bethany Christian Church in Charlestown.
Grayson Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

NATHAN BAKER, 78, Campbellsburg, died Friday, May 14 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was a homemaker, a member of the Campbellsburg Christian Church, member of the Post Master Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary, Grace Rebekah Lodge #856 and the Helping Hand Club of Vernon Township.
She was preceded in death by parents, Ralph Carey and Matilda (Murphy) Carey, her husband Robert Lee Lewis, one daughter Sue Ann Beard, seven brothers and one sister.
Survivors include one daughter, Anita Lee, Salem, two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services were held on Monday, May 17, at the Campbellsburg Christian Church with burial at Claysville Cemetery. Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ROBERTA DARLENE COATS RICHEY, 24, Salem, died Monday, May 17, at University of Louisville Hospital.
He was born Aug. 8, 1985, to Sandra Teeter and Donald Baker Jr. at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois. Both survive.
Additional survivors include a sister, Rachel Baker, Pekin; a nephew, Darren Ledford; and grandparents, Katherine Allen, Lanesville and Wanda Teeter, Corydon.
He was preceded in death by grandparents Donald Baker and Jim Teeter.
He attended Eastern High School and obtained his GED with honors. He was employed at Morgan's Food Company in Austin and at MJ's Wings 'n Things in Salem.
There will be no funeral service and the body will be cremated.
There will be a memorial service in celebration of his life at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Legacy Life Church on Walnut Street in Salem, with Pastor Gregg Jackson officiating.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the Kentucky Organ Donation Association.

VELMA RUTH MORLEN, 88, of Floyds Knobs died Tuesday, May 18 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was the former Velma Wolfe, a native of Oaktown. She was a former employee of the old H.A. Seinsheimers and she also sold Avon. She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Carrol S. Westfall, of Georgetown and Pamela K. Montgomery, of Borden; 12 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth E. Morlen; two sons, Kenneth and Timothy Morlen; brothers, Bobby and Glenn Wolfe; sister, Nova Jean Chestnut and parents, Curtis and Ethel Wolfe.
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, May 21, at Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Homes, Market Street Chapel, New Albany, with interment  in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.

VICKY ANN WHITE MEYER, 53, Georgetown, died Wednesday, May 19, 2010.
She was born April 5, 1957 in Louisville to the late Jennings R. and Roseline Clemmons White and was a home maker.
She is survived by her husband Barry Ray Meyer I; sons, Jason Meyer and Adam Meyer, both of Corydon, Barry Meyer II, Georgetown; daughter, Jessica Cooley, New Salisbury; brother, Glenn White, Louisville and eight grandchildren.
Services are at 2 p.m. Saturday at Swarens Funeral Home, 1405 Hwy 64 NW, Ramsey with burial in Bethlehem Cemetery, Crandall, Indiana.

RUTH (MEYER) TUCKER, 88, New Albany, died Thursday, May 20, 2010.
She was born on April 25, 1922 in New Albany to the late Ferdinand and Catherine (Cochran) Meyer. She is also preceded in death by her husband, William B. Tucker, and brother, James I. Meyer. She was of the Catholic faith.
She is survived by her son, Terry Tucker of Greenville; daughter, Vicki Schindler of Georgetown; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services are Saturday, May 22 at Generations Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany, Indiana) at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at SCI Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
Memorial contributions may be made to Autumn Woods Health Campus (2911 Green Valley Road, New Albany, IN 47150).

EMERY M. MCCLELLAN, 90, Seymour, died at Schneck Medical Center on May 20.
He was born on December 19,1919, in Scott County, the son of Raymond B. and Erma H. Payne McClellan.
He was a 1937 graduate of Scottsburg High School.
He was married to Irma Eisenbeis McGinley on June 15, 1963, at Seymour, she preceded him in death. He was a farmer early in his life and worked for the Farm Bureau as a service technician for 17 years, retiring in 1974.
He was a past member of St. Andrews United Methodist Church in Seymour. He enjoyed ham radio, CB’s and gardening, and was a coin collector.
He is survived by his children; Thomas McGinley, of Camby, IN, Gerald McGinley, of Seymour and Dayna McGinley, of Indianapolis; sister, Norma Jean Veach of Louisville; seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
His parents, wife, twin sister; Demeris Lagle , and a brother; Ivan Lewis McClellan preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., on Monday, May 24, at Burkholder Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Aaron Rosenau, officiating.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, May 23, 2010 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and on Monday, from 9:00 a.m. until time of service at 10:00 a.m.
Burial will take place at Riverview Cemetery after the service.
Memorials can be made to Trinity Lutheran High School or to the donor’s choice.

CHRISTOPHER ALEX GRAHAM, 40, of Depauw, died Wednesday, May 19.
He was a self-employed logger. He lived most of his life in Washington and Harrison counties.
Born January 14, 1970 in Louisville, he was the son of Irvin Wayne Graham of Salem and Brenda Wheeler Thompson of Borden, who survive.
Also surviving are a daughter, Brooklyn Graham of Salem; two brothers, Bruce Graham and Jeff Graham, both of Salem, and an aunt, Carolyn Scarlett of Brownstown.
The funeral is Saturday, 11 a.m., at Johnson Funeral Home in Vallonia. Burial will follow at Vallonia Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and one hour prior to services on Saturday.
Memorials may made to the American Diabetes Association.

WILLIAM E. GARLOCH, 85, Salem died Thursday, May 20 at University of Louisville Hospital.
He was born Oct. 10, 1924 in Illinois the son of Ernest and Lola Brown Garloch. He was a retIred employee of Standard Oil Company, Kimball's, McKims IGA and the JayC Food Store. He was a member of Canton Christian Church and Salem Senior Citizens. He was a retired firefighter for the Salem volunteer department and a World War II veteran.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Vanna Manuel Garloch on June 18, 2000 and his parents.
He is survived by two sons, Steve and Joe Garloch, both of Salem; daughter, Jerine Bowling of Salem; two sisters, June Bewley of Indianapolis and Mary Martin of Freetown; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors.

RICKY LEE MCWHITER, 55, died Tuesday, May 18 in his home in Greenville.
He was born on Sept 2, 1954 in Peoria, IL to Gary and Dixie McWhirter.
He is survived by his wife Darra, his daughters Tifani McCauley, Brandi Eades and Kaci Paden and four grandchildren. He is also survived by three step-sons and their families, his father Gary McWhirter and his wife Joan, his brothers Terry McWhirter and Rodney McWhirter, a sister, Tammy Stubblefield.
He was an active member of the church of Christ. He retired from Caterpillar Tractor Company after 32 years. He had a life long passion for body building and martial arts.
A memorial service was held for Rick at the Northwest Church of Christ in Peoria, IL Monday, May 24.
The family requests, in lieu of flowers, to make a donation to Cross and Crown Ministries in Oklahoma City through Quail Springs Church of Christ, 14401 N. May, Oklahoma City, OK 73134.

RICHARD RAY BOTTORFF, 75, Salem died Saturday, May 22, 2010 at Norton's Hospital in Louisville.
He was born June 8, 1934 in Washington County, the son of Courtlan and Catherine Hedrick Bottorff.
He was retired from Indiana Department of Transportation after 12 years and from GKN Sinter Metals after 12 years. He was a part-time employee of Delaney Park. He was a member of Salem Presbyterian Church, an NRA life member, North American Hunter Club, Buck Masters, a USA Shooting Team Supporter and a founding member of Livonia Gun Club.
He is survived by his wife, Wilma June Wade Bottorff; two sons, Eric and Shawn Bottorff, both of Salem; two daughters, Vera Kurtz of Remington and Cathy McCarty of Spencer; five step-sons, Melvin Backus of Atlanta, Georgia, Jeffrey, Kent and Wendall Backus, all of Salem, and David Backus of Seymour; a step-daughter, Lorie Backus of Salem; nine grandchildren, 12 step-grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services were Tuesday, May 25 at Weathers Funeral Home, with Paul Martin officiating. Burial followed at Franklin Cemetery.

KERRY L. BATEMAN, 55, of Pekin, died Saturday, May 22 at his residence.
He was an employee of Schneider Construction in New Albany, served in the Armed Forces in the U.S. Marines and had been a life resident of Washington County.
Born Nov. 28, 1954 in Salem, he was the son of Garnard L. (John) Bateman and Ruth M. (Standiford) Bateman.
Survivors include five daughters, Tanya Bowlin of Salem, Kerri Bateman of Jeffersonville, Linda Boes of New Albany, Amy Boes of Pekin and Cecelia Floyd of Clarksville; three sons, Jeremy Bateman of Salem, John Bateman of Pekin and Tony Boes of Salem; one brother, Kevin Bateman of Salem; his companion, Debbie Morgan of Pekin and 20 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, John Bateman.
Services were Monday, May 24 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Cremation was chosen.

RAY HALL, 78, Charlestown, died Sunday, May 16 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
He was born in Somerset, Ky. The son of John and Ruth Calhoun Hall. He was a self employed business owner and a member of the Old Salem United Methodist Church, Blazing Star Masonic Lodge 226, Blazing Bright Order of Eastern Star #597, Charlestown Cemetery Board, VFW Post #1427, Shriners of Indiana, and a US Air Force Veteran during the Korean War.
Hall was preceded in death by his wife Addie Hall and daughters Sharon Noble and Donna Rae Miller.
He is survived by his daughters, Sue Brown, Jean Wittenburg and Deanna Wheeler all of Charlestown and Michelle Westmoreland of Louisville; son Bobby Noble of Jeffersonville; brother, Clay Hall of Charlestown, 15 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held Thursday, May 20 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
Masonic service was also held.

CLARA JANE KING, 79, died Sunday, May 23 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She as a life-long resident of Borden. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Borden, where she taught Sunday School, women's Bible study and Vacation Bible School for many years.
Survivors include; two sons, Roland King of Borden and Steve King of New Albany; brother, Richard “Dick” Waggoner of Ft. Meyers Fla.; sister, Betty Structemeyer of Boonville, MO.; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents John and Lois(Byerly) Waggoner; husband, David King, one son, Ted King, two sisters Rebecca and Darylene Balentine.
Services are Thursday at 11 a.m. at the First Christian Church of Borden. Burial will follow at the Walnut Hill Cemetery.
Hughes Taylor Funeral Home in Borden handled the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church Building Fund.

COADY COUCH, 80, Blocher, died Tuesday, May 18, at Hickory Creek of Scottsburg.
The Shoals, Ky., native was a retired plant manager for the old Lear-Siegler in Seymour and was a U.S. Army veteran Private First Class in the Korean War and was a member of the National Street Rod Association.
Survivors include his wife, Naomi Kay Ross Couch; two sons, Dennis and Joseph Couch, both of Seymour; a daughter, Mona Heath of Columbus; three step-daughters, Kathy Hall of Columbus, Carol Norris of Lexington, and Debra Kriete of Seymour; a stepson, Lanny Smith of Seymour, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, and 10 step-grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was Thursday, May 20, at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Reddington Cemetery. Military services will be conducted at the cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Reddington Cemetery Association through the funeral home.

HENRIETTA A. SEALE, 54, Austin, died Saturday, May 22, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
The Harlan, Ky., native was an employee of Austin Tri Hawk.
Survivors include her husband, Vearl Seale of Austin; sisters, Bennie Smith of Austin, Jennie Winton of Austin, Kathy Gay of Virginia, Janice Pratt of Scottsburg; brothers, Roy Gay of North Vernon and Jerry Gay of Austin.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 26, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin.
Visitation will be after 9 a.m.
Burial will be at the Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.
Online condolences can be made at

JAMES ROBERT LEE, 78, Louisville, died Wednesday, May 19, at Norton Hospital.
The Scottsburg native was a Korean War veteran and a retired Louisville firefighter. He was a member of the Okolona Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Lorena James; a brother, William H. James; three nieces; three nephews and nine great-nieces and great-nephews; two nephews and three nieces and five great-nieces and great-nephews all from Louisville.
A celebration of his life will be conducted Saturday, May 22, at 2 p.m. at Arch L. Heady at Resthaven Chapel in Resthaven Memorial Park Mausoleum on May 21.
Expressions of sympathy are suggested to Amercian Red Cross or Salvation Army.

CLIFFORD W. VAIL, 73, Uniontown, died Sunday, May 23, at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
The Scott County native retired from Cummins Engine Company after 40 years of employment and attended Cana United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Donna K. Hildreth Vail of Uniontown; three daughters, Shelley J. O'Sullivan, Trinia K. McClain, Carla B. Minton, all of Uniontown; seven grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
Pastor Chris Irvine will conduct funeral services at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 26, at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville with burial to follow at Cana Cemetery.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 26, at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville with burial to follow at Cana Cemetery.
Visitation will be at 9 a.m.
Memorial donations may be given in memory of Clifford to Cana Cemetery or American Cancer Society at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville.
Online condolences may be given to the family at

REBECCA "BECKY" ARROWOOD, 45, Scottsburg, died Monday, May 24, at her home.
The Scottsburg native was a former press operator at the old Freudenberg-NOK in Scottsburg, a former employee of Jackson Hewitt , a licensed Realtor for Lighthouse Realty and attended the New Providence Baptist Church.
Survivors include twin sons, Brent Allen and Brandon David Arrowood of Scottsburg; daughter, Lori Rebecca Arrowood of New Albany; five brothers, Jacob Campbell of Westport, David Campbell of Columbus, Adam Campbell of Crothersville, Sam Campbell of Austin, Dan Campbell of Seymour, two sisters, Eve Lainhart and Naomi Bowen, both of Austin, several nieces of nephews.
Funeral service is set for Thursday, May 27, at 11 a.m. at Collins Funeral Home with burial in the New Providence Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 27.

JOE LEE COLLINGS, 80, Frankfort, Ky., formerly of Scott County, died Sunday, May 23, at his home.
The Scottsburg native, was a retired employee of the old National distillery Company (Jim Beam) and a member of the Church of God in Frankfort, Ky.
Survivors include his wife, Sarah Jane Collings, two sons, Joe Lee, Jr. and Clarence M. Collings, both of Frankfort, Ky., and Wanda S. Hellard of Danville, Ky; two sisters, Phyllis Bush of Scottsburg and Barbara Lambert of Crothersville; seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Funeral service is set at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26, at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg with burial in Cravens Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 26, at the funeral home.

MICHAEL DALE POWERS, 63, Lynchburg, and formerly of Colorado, died Monday, May 17, at his home.
The Scottsburg native served in the U.S. Army in Panama and worked with Excel Energy in Denver, Co. He also volunteered at The Old City Cemtery and at Virginia Baptist Hospital.
Survivors include his wife, Dr. Patricia A. Powers, a sister, Shawna Boulden, an aunt, Dottie Shull, a cousin, Carol Gardner of Scottsburg.
A celebration of his life and faith was held May 21, at Diuguid Wigginton Road Chapel with Pastor Mark Fesmire officiating. Military honors were provided by American Legion Post 16.
Memorial contributions may be made to Gleaning for the World – Haiti Mother's to Mother's Project, P.O. 645, Concord, Va., 24538.
Online condolences may be sent to www.diuguidfuneral

CORA WILMA (HUNDLEY) CATHCART, 92, died Sunday, May 2, at her daughter's home in Franklin.
The Austin native was employed at RCA and also worked for the Beech Grove City Schools.
Survivors include her children, Jacqueline Gearhart, Don Cathcart, Jr., and Vicky Davis, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren and two step-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at Little and Sons Funeral Home in Beach Grove on Tuesday, May 4, with burial on Wednesday, May 5, at Burial Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

JASON FRANKLIN SPICER, 36, Austin, died Friday, May 21, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
Survivors include a mother, Sandra Spicer of Austin and a brother, Christopher W. Spicer of Austin.
Funeral service was held Monday, May 24, at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.
Online condolences can be made at

ROBERT L. ALLEN, 89, Scottsburg, died Thursday, May 20, at Jeffersonville.
The Scottsburg native was a retired accountant with Morgan Foods in Austin and was a member of the Austin Christian Church, Scottsburg F&AM No. 572, American Legion; and Scott County VFW; Army Air Corp WWII veteran.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Sunday, May 23, at Stewart and Hoagland Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Burial was in the Scottsburg Cemetery with Pastor Bob Flynn officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to the donor's choice through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be made at

DAWN MARIE MERCER, 50, Deputy, died on Tuesday, May 18, at her residence.
Survivors include three cousins.
Cremation was chosen and a memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 29, at Collins Funeral Home with burial in the Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 29.

RICKY LAIN PATTON, 54, Austin, died Friday, May 21, at his residence.
Patton was a native of Springfield, Tn., and a member of the Austin Community Church of God in Austin.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Wigner Patton of Austin; mother, Barbara Jean Woodard Patton of Louisville, Ky., sisters, Cheryl Patton Smith of Louisville, Ky., and Candy Patton Foochey of Germany.
Cremation was chosen.

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