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Obituaries - July 7, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 06 July 2010 00:00

 

PATRICIA BARKER, 76
LEE H. NORRIS, 86
GARY W. ALLEN, 73
MAX E. BROWN, 64
VIRGINIA E. NICHOLS, 92
ALISON MIRANDA TERRY, 77
OSCAR J. HARTFIELD, 90
AMOS SAMPSON, JR. 63
SHERRYL A. COLLINS, 59


PATRICIA BARKER, 76, of Floyds Knobs, died at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
Cremation was chosen.
There will be no visitation and services will be held at a later date.
Local arrangements by Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown, IN.


LEE H. NORRIS, 86, Salem, died Monday, June 28, at Orleans.
He was a member of the Salem United Methodist Church and attended Douglas Church of Christ.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II as a Tech 5, a retired truck driver from Land O'Goshen in Goshen, Ind., a farmer and a former employee of LifeSpring Mental Health Services.
A resident of Washington County most of his life, he was born Aug. 20, 1923, at Salem, to Frank E. and Emma G. Bell Norris.
Survivors include his daughter, Brenda Bensheimer, Boggstown, Ind.; his companion, Carolyn Sullivan, Salem; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Friday, July 2 at Dawalt Funeral Home, with Brother Joe Baker and Brother Glenn Applegate officiating. Burial, with full military honors, followed in Crown Hill Cemetery, Salem.
Memorial contributions may be made to Fairland United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 181, Fairland, Ind. 46126.

 


GARY W. ALLEN, 73, Grove City, Ohio, died Sunday, June 20.
He retired from Nationwide Insurance after 40 years of service.
He was born Oct. 18, 1936, at Salem, to Tom and Helen Green Allen.
His wife of 52 years, the former Shirley Evans, survives.
Other survivors include his two daughters, Michele Demmy and Tammy Thornton, both of Grove City; a son, Scott Allen, London, Ohio; a sister, Nancy Edwards, Canal Winchester, Ohio; and 11 grandchildren.
His parents; a sister, Sherita Summers; and his brother-in-law, Jerry Summers, preceded him in death.
Funeral services were Thursday, June 24, at the Grove City Church of the Nazarene. Burial followed in Concord Cemetery.
Arrangements were by Newcomer Funeral Home in Grove City.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 5455 N. High St., Columbus, Ohio 43214 or TWIG 184 of Nationwide Children's Hospital, 700 Children's Dr., Columbus, Ohio 43205.

 


MAX E. BROWN, 64, of Brookston, died Saturday, June 27 at IU Medical Center.
He was born on June 5, 1946 in Campbellsburg, to the late Kenneth and Ada Bush Brown.
He attended Brookston High School before joining the Army in 1966. He served as a paratrooper in the United States Army from 1966-1968. He was also a member of the American Legion, Indianapolis Division. He worked for Curtis Farms for thirty-three years, and A.O. Smith in Monticello for five years.
He married Charlotte Diane Triplett on August 9, 1969 at Federated Church in Brookston. She survives.
Also surviving are a daughter, Theresa Marie Bescher of Kentland; and four brothers, Mike Brown, Joe Brown, Jack Brown, all of Brookston, and Tom Brown of Remington; a grandson and 15 nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was held Thursday, July 1 at Hartzler-Clapper Funeral Home of Brookston with Rev. Dr. Lelan D. McReynolds officiating. Interment followed at Spring Creek Cemetery, Brookston.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.



VIRGINIA E. NICHOLS, 92, of Bedford, died Saturday, June 26 at her residence.
She was a life resident of Salem.
She was a homemaker, a former co-owner of the old Nichols Vault Company and a member of the New Hope United Methodist Church in Salem.
Virginia loved to sew and bake and was a wonderful candy maker. She was an avid yard saler and her passion was dancing.
She was born February 22, 1918 in Taylor Ridge, Illinois, the daughter of the late Lewis and Beulah Gordon.
She was married January 15, 1936 to Wendell O. Nichols, who died on Nov. 18, 1980.
She is survived by three sons, Maurice of Mississippi, Terry of Florida and Trent of Salem; two daughters, Brenda Eiler of Pekin and Tonda Beth Nichols of Bedford, who cared for her; 16 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and a few great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by one sister, Mildred Puglise of Maryland; one half-brother, Donovan Gordon of Campbellsburg and one half-sister: Rosemary Carter of Salem.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Chester Nichols; a grandson, Maurice Nichols, Jr.; and a great-grandson, Adam Jones.
The services were private, with interment at Crown Hill Cemetery in Salem.
Dawalt Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Washington County Humane Society or the Salem Animal Shelter.




ALISON MIRANDA TERRY, 32, Jeffersonville, died Tuesday, June 22, at Jeffersonville.
She was a member of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and was employed with a daycare.
She was born Jan. 27, 1978, at Salem, to Roger D. and Margie A. Shoulders Terry.
Survivors include her mother, Margie A. DeWitt, Pekin; her father, Roger D. Terry, Naples, Fla.; a son, Austin R. James, Jeffersonville; two sisters, Laurie L. Rose, Coaling, Ala., and Sherly L. Lee, Holland, Ind.; her grandmother, Geraldine Terry, Salem; a stepbrother, Trevor DeWitt, Indianapolis; a stepsister, Paige Grovers, Pekin; and her companion, Jim Bergin, Jeffersonville.
Funeral services were Saturday, July 3  at Coots Funeral Home in Jeffersonville, with Rev. Colleen Byrne officiating. Cremation was chosen.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Clark County Humane Society.




OSCAR J. HARTFIELD, 90, formerly of Greenville, died at the VA Medical Center in Louisville, early Saturday morning, July 3.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII participating in the Battle of the Bulge and serving in the Pacific, a 32nd degree Mason of the Greenville Masonic Lodge, and a member of the Scottish Rite of Evansville, Indiana and Shriners of Indianapolis.  He was a pipefitter with the Local 502 (formerly Local 522) Pipefitters’ Union and owned Hartfield Bottle Gas in Greenville from 1958 to 1983.  He attended the Church of Latter Day Saints in New Albany. 
He was born on May 31, 1920 in Greenville, to the late Oscar J. Hartfield, Sr., and Flossie M. (Hendrickson) Hartfield.  He is also preceded in death by his brothers, Bill, James “Bud”, and Paul Hartfield. 
He is survived by daughters, Judy L. Scott of Danville, Ill., Sue Ann Powers of Glenview, Ill.; son, Douglas L. Hartfield of Greenville; Five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Tuesday, July 6 at Newcomer Funeral Home Southern Indiana Chapel (formerly Generations Funeral Home at 3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany.)  Burial was private.    
Memorial contributions may be made to Kosair Children’s Hospital (234 East Gray Street, Suite 450, Louisville, KY  40202).




AMOS SAMPSON, JR., 63, of Lexington, died Wednesday, June 23, at his residence.
The Jeffersonville native was a retired welder and fitter for Jeff Boat in Jeffersonville and is a member of the Lexington Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include a son, Kevin A. Sampson of Lexington; two daughters, Kyra Stephens of Charlestown and Sarah Sampson of Lexington, and six grandchildren.
Direction cremation was chosen and services held. Memorial contribution may be made to Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg for the family.




SHERRYL A. COLLINS, 59, died Sunday, June 27, at her home in Chicago.
She was a member of Alpha Baptist Church in Scott County near Deputy. She was a secretary at a Chicago firm.
Survivors include her husband, Warren Collins, mother, June Dart; one sister, Nancy Peacock; two brothers, Everitt Lynn Dart of Alabama and Gordon Dale Dart of Elizabethtown, several nieces and nephews.
After the cremation, there was a a memorial service at the Alpha Baptist Church at a later date with brother Stan Carroll officiating.
Condolences may be given to the American Cancer Society or Alpha Baptist Church.



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