Obituaries - June 23, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
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MALITA S. CHAPMAN, 61, Palmyra, died Monday, June 14, at Lincoln Hills Healthcare Center in New Albany.
She was born on May 1, 1949 the daughter of Hiram and Tina Griffee Sparkman.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, Bill, Reese, Donny and Gail Sparkman and one sister, Maggie Smith.
She is survived by two daughters, Pamela Barger of Palmyra and Melinda Morgan of Corydon; one brother, Ivle Sparkman of Louisville; three sisters, Velva Shuffler of Hallie, KY., Yvonne McCubbin of Shepherdsville, KY and Sue Moore of Louisville, a stepson, Robert Chapman of Louisville and three grandchildren.
Funeral services were Saturday June 19 at the Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon. Burial followed in the Palmyra Cemetery.

EDWARD HILL,, 74, Lebanon, died Wednesday June 9, at his home in Lebanon.
He was a 1954 graduate of Southwest High School and also attended the University of Kansas City.
In his youth he was a fine athlete, playing football, basketball, track, and baseball in high school. He also played college basketball and ran track.
He continued to be an avid sports fan all his life.  When his sons were children he had a lot of fun coaching Little League Baseball.  In addition to liking almost all games that involved a ball, he also was interested in various kinds of auto racing as well as horse racing.
He began his business career selling advertising at the Kansas City Star, followed by employment at the Republican in Columbus, Indiana, the Lebanon Reporter , and the ZionsvilleTimes.  In the 70’s he started Indianapolis Graphics, a full service printing company, which continues to this day.
During his retirement he worked as a courier at Witham Memorial Hospital.  In addition to several part time jobs collecting construction data, and court information in labor lawsuits.
He loved to grow a vegetable garden.  His special favorites were tomatoes and cucumbers.  His pickles Hill’s Dills were gifted to many people.
He was born in Kansas City, Missouri on December 25, 1935, the son of Howard and Gwendoline (Clark) Hill.
He was preceded in death by his parents one one brother, David.
Survivors include his wife Jeanne Humbert, sons, Jonathan HIll, Scottsburg, Dean, Greenwood, Peter, Texas, daughters, Andrea, Scottsburg, Michelle, Louisville and Amber, Clermont, her daughter and several neices and nephews.
Creamation was chosen and memorial service was held on June 12 at Myer Chapel of Memories.

TROY P. CAUDILL, 71, Otisco, died Monday, June 14 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
He was born September 12, 1938 to Joe and Mae Enfusse Caudill. He was a Navy Veteran and a retired welder from JeffBoat.
Survivors include, one son, Jimmy Caudill, Otsico, one daughter, Carol Lee Caudill, Tennessee, four brothers, Charles Caudill, Ed Caudill, both of Tennessee, Larry Caudill of Jeffersonville and Johnny Mac Caudill, Kentucky, three sisters, Rosa Joseph, Kentucky, Georgia Caudill, Charlestown and Michelle Caudill of Kentucky, seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Services were conducted Thursday, June 17 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.

ROBERT W. PYLE, 69, Salem died Sunday, June 13 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was the son of Robert C. and Gladys Meese Pyle. He was a retired Communications Officer for Indiana State Police. He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Indiana State Police, Indiana Railroad Museum and was a Vietnam War Navy Veteran.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna Wilson Pyle, two brothers, Terrence J. and John G. Pyle and his parents.
Survivors include one brother, James Pyle, Florida, two sister-in-laws, Amy Metz, Colorado and Adrienne Clouse, Mitchell, four nieces and three nephews.
Services were held on Thursday, June 17 at St. Patrick Catholic Church with burial in St. Patrick Cemetery. Weathers Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

DIANNE BASHAM, Palmyra, died Wednesday, June 16.
Survivors include her husband Jesse Basham and three children, Tamberly, Jerome, Jeremy and 10 grandchildren.
Services were conducted on Saturday, June 19 at Love Funeral Home with burial in Palmyra Cemetery.

DAISY MARIE MEADOR STEEN, 67, died Thursday, June 17 at her home.
She was the former owner and operator of Steen's Wrecker Service and also worked at Haas Cabinet, Paramount Plywood and Days Inn.
Survivors include her daughter Anna M. Steen Crawford and son-in-law Timothy E. Crawford.
Services will be conduct on June 18 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may go to the Family of Daisy Steen.

MARGARET AMELIA JOHNSON, 81, died Tuesday, June 15.
She was born June 25, 1928 to George Constantine and Mary Mable (Blair) Jacobson. She was a devoted member of Trinity Lutheran Church where she met her husband, Paul Robert Johnson, Jr.  They were married Feb. 14, 1953. He predeceased her in 1997.
She was member of the alter guild, Kumamoto Circle, and a dedicated Sunday and Summer School teacher.
She is survived by her five children, Janet Dailey of Georgetown; Catherine Dondanville of Godfrey; Joan Paeth of Alton; Mark Johnson and Steven Johnson, both of Rockford; six grandchildren; two step-grandsons; sister, Cora Schafmen and brother, George Jacobson.
She is preceded in death by sisters, Hazel Hanford and Audrey Jacobson; sons in-law, Donald Dailey and Robert Gillson; brother in-law, Richard Schafman; and sister in-law, Bernice Jacobson.
Graveside services were conducted Monday, June 21, in Willwood Burial Park, 7111 W. State St. with Rev. Jay Quinn of Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. Memorials can be made to Trinity House, 2001 N. 1st St, Rockford, IL 61107.
Arrangements by Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd., North Main Chapel.

BRUCE WIGGS, of Borden died Wednesday, May 26 in Starlight.
He is survived by his wife Nancy Wiggs; a daughter, Amy Wiggs of Clarksville; a son, Damon Wiggs of Borden; his mother and father, Ellen and Brown Wiggs of Louisville; brothers Corky Wiggs of Richmond, KY., Skip Wiggs of Keedysville, Maryland; Steven Wiggs of Houston, Texas; two sisters, Cheery Arquero of Spokane, WA. and four grandchildren.
Services were May 29 at Coots Funeral Home.

ROGER A. OTT, 60, died Sunday, June 13, in Salem.
He was a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church in Central, Ind., and was formerly employed at Blue River Industries.
He was born Oct. 17, 1949, at Oakland City, to Henry J. and Joyce Ott.
His father, Henry J. Ott; his mother and stepfather, Joyce Johnson Reed and Howard Reed; and a brother, Steven Ott, preceded him in death.
Survivors include: a brother, David Ott; two stepbrothers, Dennis Reed and James Reed, both of Winnemac; four stepsisters, Martha Johnston, Logansport, Barbara Zarikson, Reston, Va., Devra Jean Beverly and Mary Forkner, both of Cynthiana, Ky.; his friend, Brian White; and his friend who cared for him, Constance Hunt.
Services were Friday, June 18 at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon. Burial followed in Central Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Blue River Services.

JACK TRINKLE, 79, of Largo, Florida, formerly of Campbellsburg, died Monday, June 7, 2010.
He was a Korean War veteran.
Born October 25, 1930 in Campbellsburg, he was the son of Clarence "Pete" and Sylvia (Adkins) Trinkle.
He is survived by one nephew, Robert Neideffer of Tampa, Florida; one niece, Melinda Hobson of Salem; and five great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Bonnie Neideffer; and one brother, John Trinkle.
Graveside services were held Saturday, June 19 at Claysville Cemetery, with Bro. Robert Holler officiating.
Interment followed at Claysville Cemetery with full military honors.
Dawalt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

ROBERT W. PYLE, 69, of Salem died Sunday, June 13 at 12:20 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born May 5, 1941 in Peru, the son of Robert C. and Gladys Meese Pyle.
He was a retired communications officer for Indiana State Police. He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Indiana State Police Pioneers and Indiana Railroad Museum. He was a Vietnam War Navy veteran.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna Wilson Pyle, on November 9, 2000; two brothers, Terrence J. and John G. Pyle; and his parents.
He is survived by a brother, James Pyle of Jacksonville, Florida; two sisters-in-law, Amy Metz of Denver, Colorado and Adrienne Clouse of Mitchell; four nieces and three nephews.
A rosary service was held Wednesday, June 16 at Weathers Funeral Home.
Funeral services were Thursday, June 17 at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Burial followed with military honors at St. Patrick Cemetery.

JEAN SMITHA, 73, Vallonia, died at 8:50 p.m. Sunday, June 13, 2010, at her residence.
She attended Lancaster Baptist Church in Lancaster, Ind.
A homemaker, she previously worked as a bookkeeper and was co-owner of a grocery store with her husband in Selma, Ala. Her hobbies included cooking, dancing and playing cards.
She was born July 26, 1936, at Mississippi, to Vona Clay Kimbro.
She married Clarence Lee Smitha, who preceded her in death.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Linda Gainey; a sister, Betty Jo Dawkins and a brother, Paul Kimbro.
She is survived by a son, Ronnie Burnnett of Alabama; three daughters, Amanda Root, Vallonia, Rita Young, Clanton, ALA., and Debra Goodwin of North Carolina; two sisters, Mary Church and Sherry Banks, both of Gulf Shores, ALA.; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services were Thursday, June 17 at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home with Bro. Ivan Vititoe officiating. Burial followed in Dupont Cemetery in Dupont, Ind.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association and National Parkinson's Foundation.

DENNY R. DAUGHERTY, 49, Clarksville, died Wednesday, June 16 at his home.
He was an Army veteran.
Survivors include one daughter, Nike Rae Archer of Ft. Wayne; a brother, Donald “Pee Wee” Daugherty and a sister, Kay Hanka of Mauckport.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Betty Jane Daugherty and a brother and sister Virgil and Denise Daugherty.
Funeral services were Saturday, June 19 at The Love Funeral Home in Palmyra. Burial followed in the Central Barren Cemetery.

FRANCES A. MCCLAIN KONICK, 36, died Wednesday, June 16, at her home near Lanesville.
She was born June 8, 1974, in Fort Worth, TX.
She was a member of New Life Christian Church in Lanesville and was a Navy veteran.
Survivors include her husband, Ed Konick, Jr.; daughters, Emma J. and Eden J. Konick both of Lanesville; her sons, Ed Konick III of Forth Worth, TX., Elliott Konick and Eric Konick both of Lanesville; her father and step-mother Douglas and Becky McClain of Granbury, TX.; her mother and step-father Debra Schmieder and Stan Mears of Granbury; her grandparents, Agnes and Vernon Schmieder of Widner, Arkansas and June Roseberry of Granbury; her brothers, Brian McClain and Spencer Mears both of Granbury; sisters Kelly McDonald of St. Louis, MO. And Sara Mears of Granbury and two grandchildren.
A celebration of life service will be held at New Life Christian Church of Lanesville at noon Saturday.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to The Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Race for the Cure.

ROBERT E. GRIGSBY , 75, Salem, died Saturday, June 19 at his residence.
He was the son of Earl Wesley and Rachel Duncan Grigsby. He was retired from Cummins Engine Company and a member of Olive Branch Primitive Church and was an Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Motsinger Grigsby, two sons, Mark E. and Dean W. Grigsby of Salem, one brother Billy Grigsby, Salem, one sister, Debbie Souder, Pekin and six grandchildren.
Services were conducted on Wednesday, June 23 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Olive Branch Cemetery with military honors.

ARDEEN M. MILLER, 80, of Conyers, Georgia died Friday, June 18, 2010 at 7:50 p.m. at her residence.
Born October 24, 1929 in Protection, Kansas, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Franklin and Dorthy Elizabeth (Prilliman) Percifield.
On June 20, 1948, she married Clement H. Miller, who passed away May 7, 1979.
She was a member of the Salem Presbyterian Church, had been a resident of Conyers since 2003, formerly of Salem, was a homemaker, a former cook at the Salem High School and a former employee of the old Kimball Office Furniture - Borden Division.
Survivors include one daughter, Sharon Mull, Conyers, Georgia; one son, Steven Miller, Salem, Indiana; and one sister-in-law, Vera Trinkle, New Albany, Indiana.
She is also survived by two grandchildren, Heather Yerby and Bradley Miller; three great-grandchildren, Brittany Gonzalez, Brandon Gonzalez and Michael Cuccaro II; and one great-great-granddaughter, Bailee Stephenson.
Funeral service is 10 a.m. Wednesday at Dawalt Funeral Home, with Bro. Robert Holler officiating. Interment at Beech Grove Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4567 Progress Drive, Columbus, Indiana 47202.

EDITH JONES, 82, of Scottsburg died Thursday,June 17.
She had been employed at the Morgan factory and attended the Pentecostal church.
She was born January 31, 1928 in Manchester, Ky., the daughter of Charles and Edna Gregory Ollie.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, John C. Crawford; her second husband, Sandlin Jones; a brother, Gilbert Ollie; and two sisters, Mariam Gregory and Alice Faye Parrot.
Survivors include two sons, Ronnie Crawford of Scottsburg and John Gilbert Crawford of Manchester, Ky.; a stepson, Joshua Collins of Manchester, Ky.; a daughter, Marty F. Southard of Scottsburg; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Services were Monday, June 21 at Stewart and Hoagland Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Burial followed at Cravens Cemetery.

JANICE BARLEY ALBRIGHT, 88, of Fleming Island, FL and formerly of Charlestown died Friday, June 18 in Orange Park, FL. After a short illness.
She was born May 11, 1922 in Steele MO to Effie Lester Barley Fulkerson and Clarence (Dutch) Barley. She was preceded in death by her husband of many years, Richard Lee Albright and a brother, Donald Gene Fulkerson, Wanda June Barley.
She attended the First Christian Church in Charlestown. She was a past Worthy Matron of Eastern Star Blazing Bright Chapter, a founding member of Jeffersonville, IN P.E.O. Chapter and the Beta Sigma Phi sorority.
She was a career federal employee, serving at the Census Bureau in Jeffersonville.
She is survived by a daughter, Karen Lee Albright; a son, Wayne Douglas Albright; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Tuesday at Charlestown Cemetery.
Grayson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

AUBREY RONALD "ABE" BLADEN, 71, of Cloverdale, died Friday, June 4, 2010, at his winter residence in Kissimmee, Fla.
He was born Feb. 15, 1939, the son of Thomas and Irene Goins Bladen. He was raised near Marble Hill and attended New Washington High School. He served four years in the Navy, starting at the age of 17. He was later employed by Grote. He was married in 1960 to Judy Chandler. He was employed by Herald Life Insurance Co. for many years and moved to Columbus, later transferring to Michigan City. He was later married to Cindi Conn. In 1989, he and his son, Ronald, started a family printing business, which grew into two locations in Madison and Cloverdale. They ran the business together for the past 21 years. He was a member of Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion and FHC of Bloomington. He spent the winter months in Florida.
He is survived by his wife, Cindi Conn Bladen; three sons, Ronald "Ron" Bladen of Madison, Charles "Bobby" Bladen of Madison and Tim Bladen of Cloverdale; two brothers, Robert Bladen of Milton, Ky., and Beetle Bladen of Madison; four sisters, Ruby Dean of Nabb, Martha Barton of New Washington, and Darlene Priddy and Thelma Youngblood, both of Madison; three grandchildren; one great-grandson; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Chester Lee Bladen and David Bladen; and four sisters, Dorothy Dean, Bea Perkinson, Zeda Meadows and Ann Welch.
A private service was held June 14 at the home of his sister Thelma Youngblood.

BARBARA JEAN (BYRD) LINDSEY, 75, of Clarksville, died Saturday, June 19, at her residence.
She was a member of Northside Christian Church in New Albany. She was a devoted mother and grandmother.
She was born on June 1, 1935 in Barren County, Kentucky to the late Clyde and Elizabeth (Coomer) Byrd Measels. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Ernest E. Lindsey and brother, Wayne Byrd.
She is survived by her son, Rick Lindsey of Floyds Knobs; daughter, Kathy Pierson of New Albany; brothers, Roger Byrd of New Albany and Rondall Byrd of Sellersburg; sisters, Martha Wagner of Clarksville, Sue Rhea of New Albany, Carol Harvey of New Albany and Pam Ballew of Clarksville; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Her visitation will be from 1-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 23 at Generations Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany, Indiana).
Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 24, in the Paul F. Kraft, Sr. Memorial Chapel at Generations Funeral Home with entombment to follow at SCI Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana.

TIMOTHY L. "TIM" CROWE, 48, of Georgetown, died Thursday, June 17 at his residence.
He was born on October 20, 1961 in Louisville, Kentucky to Elea and Sylvia (Hellinger) Crowe.
Along with his parents, He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Patty (Rice) Crowe of Georgetown; his children, Tammy Crowe of Shelbyville, Kentucky, Timothy “Frankie” Crowe of Louisville, Traci and Kelsey Crowe, both of Georgetown; sisters, Victoria Crowe of Phoenix, Arizona, Mary Whitaker of New Albany, Allen Crowe of New Albany; two grandchildren and parents-in-law, Charles and Dianne Rice of Georgetown.
Services were Monday, June 21. Burial followed in Edwardsville Cemetery.
Generations Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

CAROLL E. "SPIDER" MCCOSKEY, 62, Salem, died Saturday, June 19, at his residence.
He was born May 4, 1948, at Salem, to Hobart and Gertrude Louise Casey McCoskey.
He was a former employee of GKN Sinter Metals and Deaton Manufacturing in Salem.
Survivors include: his companion, Patty Allen, Salem; two sons, Greg McCoskey of North Carolina and Brian Allen, Salem; four daughters, Tara McCoskey of North Carolina, Casey Whitworth of Kentucky, Trudy Murray, Scottsburg, and Amy Cornelias, Indianapolis; two brothers; a sister; and several grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister and a brother.
Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday, June 25 at Dawalt Funeral Home in Salem.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery in Salem.

BETTY ANN DUNCAN, 79, Charlestown, died Saturday, June 19 at Lincoln Hills Heath Center in New Albany.
She was born on March 20, 1931 in Henryville to Homer and Della Norris Woods. She was a homemaker and member of the Harvest Chapel Nazarene Church in Jeffersonville.
She is survived by her husband Herschel Duncan; daughter, Kim Gardner of Berea, KY.; son, Dale Duncan of Sellersburg; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Services were Tuesday, June 22 at Grayson Funeral Home with Burial in Charlestown Cemetery.

DANIEL D. DERRINGER, 60, Crothersville, died Saturday, June 12, at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
The Austin native was employed at the Town of Crothersville at the water treatment plant. He was an Army Veteran and a member of the Crothersville VFW Post. 1083.
Survivors included his son, Donnie Dale Price of Franklin; a sister, Earleen Bowen of Scottsburg; brothers, Richard Derringer of Austin, Charles E. Derringer of Chatsworth, Ga., Earl Derringer of Seymour, Ricky Derringer of Crothersville; two half-sisters, Jackie Morris of Austin and Kathy Sebastian of Scottsburg; five grandchildren.
Funeral services was Wednesday, June 16, at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville.
Randy King officiated.
Memorial contributions may be given in his name to the American Cancer Society through the funeral home.

MAGGIE LUCILLE "LUCY" ROGERS, 93, Scottsburg, died Tuesday, June 15.
She was a retired secretary for th eold Production Credit Association, a member of the Scottsburg Presbyterian Church, the Scott County Historical Society, Scott County Heritage Museum, the Red Hat Club and a 75 year member of the Phi Beta Psi Sorority.
Survivors include a son, Biran L. Rogers of Norfolk, Nb., four grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was Friday, June 18, at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Cremation will follow and a private interment will be in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Scott County Heritage Museum in care of the funeral home.

LOWELL C. SWISHER, 66, Lexington, died Monday, June 14, at Scott Memorial Hospital.
He was a retired fork-lift operator for Champion Wood Products in Jeffersonville.
Survivors include his sons, Jerry Powers, Darrell Cochran, , Martin Cochran, Lowell Swisher of Charlestown; daughter, Angel Bowling of Austin; brother, Marvin Swisher of Jeffersonville; brother, Marshall, Swisher; sister, Mabel Miner of Clarksville; 10 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was held on Thursday, June 17, at Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Collins Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

MARY ALICE DARRAH, 90, Columbus, died Friday, June 18, at her home.
The Scottsburg native was a homemaker and was a member of the Princeton Christian Church in Princeton, In., Coterie, SOS at her church, Charter Member of Salvation Army, volunteer and board member of Salvation Army in Princeton.
Survivors include her husband, Byron E. Darrah of Columbus; daughters, Jacqueline D. Franz of Columbus; Jill Wright of Princeton; sons, Rod Darrah of Dayton, Ohio; 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be Friday, June 25, at Stewart and Hoagland Funeral home in Scottsburg. Visitation will be from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Burial will be in the Scottsburg Cemetery with the Chaplain John Erickson officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of South Central Indiana or Salvation Army in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at

EDITH JONES, 82, Scottsburg, died Thursday, June 17, in Scottsburg.
She had worked at Morgan Foods and attended a Pentecostal church.
Survivors include sons, Ronnie Crawford of Scottsburg, John Gilbert Crawford of Manchester, Ky.,; daughter, Marty F. Southard of Scottsburg; four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was Monday, June 21, at Stewart and Hoagland Funeral Home in Scottsburg with Alan Lamb officiating.
Burial was in the Cravens Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at

SALLY LOUICILLE STEIN BOWYER, 90, Hanover, died Saturday, June 19, at Davis Elderly Care Home in Hanover.
The Chelsea native was an attendant at the Madison State Hospital and worked for the old Conn Organ Company and the Charlestown Ammunition Plant She was a member of the New Prospect Baptist Church and a fifty year member of the Hanover Order of Eastern Star Chapter No. 525.
Survivors include two sons, Dennis Bowyer of Hanover, Rufus Delano Bowyer of Madison; her daughter-in-law, Janet Bowyer of Westport; a sister, Mary Helen Bowyer of Jeffersonville; brother, Roy Dale Stein of Seymour; 15 grandchildren, and several great and great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be today (Wednesday) at Morgan and Nay Funeral Center in Madison with the Pastor Richard Bowyer officiating. Visitation will be after 9 a.m. today (Wednesday).
Burial will be in the New Prospect Cemetery near Saluda.

WILLIAM B. COMBS, 64, Austin, died Sunday, June 20, at the Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville, Ky.
The Perry County, Ky., native was a former grounds keeper for Morgan Farms iN Austin for 35 years and was of the old regular Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Judy Combs; four daughters, Tammy Combs of Indianapolis, Diana Combs of Columbus, Ohio, Donna Combs of Milton, Ky., and Linda Combs of Paris Crossing; a son, Donny Barrett of Austin; six brothers, John L. Dair, Jacie and Robert Combs, all of Covington, Ky., Hacker Combs of South Bend, Archie Combs of Oak Hill, Ohio, and Jimmy Combs of Austin, 18 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
A graveside serviced was held Tuesday, June 22, at Combs Cemetery, no visitation. Arrangements by Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.

DONALD WAYNE "DON" RICE, 47, Seymour, died Monday, June 14, at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
The Hazard, Ky., native was a LPN at Columbus Behavioral Center in Columbus. He served in the United States Army.
Survivors include his wife, Emily Jean Brewer; his mother, Mary J. Rice of Austin; one daughter, Rachel Jines of Butlerville; one sister, Patsy Fields of Austin; four granddaughters and one nephew.
Funeral services was conducted Friday, June 18, at Dove-Sharp and Rudiciel Funeral Home in North Vernon with the Rev. Lloyd Camp officiating.
Burial was in the Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.
Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the donor’s choice or charity.

JAMES ALLEN "BRUNNO" BRUNNER, 64, Lexington, died Sunday, June 20, at his residence.
The Hamilton, Ohio, native was a retired maintenance man for Hall’s Laundromat in Madison and was also a heavy equipment operator at Sellersburg Stone Company and a self-employed auto mechanic.
Survivors include three daughters, two stepsons, James S. and Jorspeh Achelpohl of Lexington, a brother, Tim Brunner of Scottsburg and several grandchldren.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. today (Wednesday) at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg with cremation to follow. Visitation will be after 9 a.m.

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