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Obituaries - July 28, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 29 July 2010 00:00

 

WILLIAM ALLEN "BILL" HOPPER, 42
JORDAN MACKENZIE COOPER, 17
HAROLD ROBERT JACKSON, 91
GLADYS GENE WAGGONER, 92
ALBERTA REGINA HAYES ROBERTS, 83
RUTH C. HOKE, 79
WILLIAM MATTHEW "MATT" MCKINNEY, 43
GLENDA J. BERNARD, 50
RICKY W. SATTERLY, 51
DORRIS WELLS BADGER, 81
HERMAN V. FESS, JR., 72
EMMA M. HIGDON HARGAN, 89
LAVERNE S. WAGONER, 80
AMELIA JUDY (HINES) DEITSCH, 72
JUDY REID, 54
ROBERT E. SCHARRER, 82
THOMAS BRENT BECK, 38
BILL ANDERSON, 80
CARL G. ROSE, 90
LUE JOHNSON AREVALOS, 89
JANET K. ROBINSON, 63
TRACY LYNN HANNER, 65
BILL AMBURGEY, 65
WILLIAM EVANS (BILL) JONES, JR., 81
OKEY C. GEORGE, 93

WILLIAM ALLEN "BILL" HOPPER, 42, of New Albany, died Tuesday, July 20 at his residence.
He worked in construction and was a member of Memphis Christian Church in Memphis, Indiana.
He was born on August 20, 1967 in New Albany to Eugene G. and Christine (Meek) Hopper of Memphis, Indiana.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his daughter, Miranda Hopper of Memphis; sisters, Joyce Hutchinson and Peggy Barton, all of Memphis; brothers, Larrie Hopper of Columbus, Randy Hopper of Sellersburg and Robert Hopper of Louisville, Kentucky; and many nieces and nephews.
The Memorial Service was Friday, July 23 at Memphis Christian Church (13503 Memphis-Blue Lick Road, Memphis, IN 47143).
Cremation was chosen.
Newcomer Funeral Home – Southern Indiana was in charge of the arrangements.

 


JORDAN MACKENZIE COPPER, 17, Salem died Friday, July 23, 2010 at Kosair Hospital in Louisville.
He was a former student at Salem High School.
He was born July 17, 1993 in Louisville, the son of Charles Joseph and Lanette Threlkel Cooper.
He is survived by his mother, Lanette Cooper of Salem; his father, Charles Joseph Cooper of Jacksonville, Fla.; a brother, Hayden Cooper of Salem; and grandparents, Annette Threlkel of West Palm Beach, Fla, Larry Threlkel of Salem, Ralph Charles Cooper of Fla. and Betty White of Jacksonville, Fla.
Services were Tuesday, at Weathers Funeral Home with Bob Holler officiating. Burial followed at Crown Hill Cemetery.

 



HAROLD ROBERT JACKSON, 91, Saltillo died Friday, July 23, at his home surrounded by his family.
He was a retired employee of Smith Cabinet Company. He was a member of Borden Church of Christ and attended Saltillo Christian Church.
He was born September 29, 1918 in Clark County, the son of Dempsey and Lillian Winebrenner Jackson.
He is survived by his wife, Mildred Tolbert Jackson. They were married June 28, 1959 in Borden.
He is also survived by a brother, Arvil Jackson of Salem; two sons, Randall Jackson of Saltillo and Kevin Jackson of Campbellsburg; two daughters, Sandra Colvin of Salem and Naomi Woods of Saltillo, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Chester Jackson; two sisters, Nettie Jackson and Agnus Bailey; and a grandson, Cody Wingler.
Services were Monday at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Saltillo Cemetery.

 



GLADYS JEAN WAGGONER, 92, Bedford, formerly of Salem, died Saturday, July 24 at the home of her granddaughter, Shelly Taylor.
She was a retired employee of Bata Shoe Company and was a member of Westside Baptist Church.
She was born August 23, 1917 in Ellettsville, the daughter of William and Iva Franklin Price.
She was preceded in death by her husband Olin in 1976 and her parents.
She is survived by two sons, Bill Waggoner and Charles Waggoner, both of Salem: eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Chambersville Cemetery, near Ellettsvillle.




ALBERTA REGINA HAYES ROBERTS, 83, of Salem died Tuesday, July 20 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was retired from the dietary department of Washington County Memorial Hospital and Meadow View Nursing Home.
She was born March 8, 1927 in Sun Fish, Ky., the daughter of Emmett and Hattie Bright Hayes.
She was preceded in death by her husband Jess Roberts; a son, Robert Neal Roberts; two brothers, Chester Hayes and Warren Hayes; three sisters, Catherine Grant, Vera Delaney and Lillian Waller; and her parents.
She is survived by four sons, David Roberts and John Roberts, both of Salem, Mark Roberts of Georgetown, Ky. and Luke Roberts of New Albany; four daughters, Betty Roberts of Shepardsville, Ky., Rebecca DeWeese of Salem, Regina Motsinger of Scottsburg and Linda Roberts Rittman of New Albany; two sisters, Edith Thornberry of Clarksville and Maud Zoubek of Milligan, Neb., 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Services were Saturday, July 24 at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Burial followed in St. Patrick Cemetery.
Weathers Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to American Cancer Society or St. Patrick Catholic Church.





RUTH C. HOKE, 79, of Vero Beach, Fla, formally of Borden, died on Tuesday, July 20, at the Indian River Medical Center in Vero Beach, Fla.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Daisy Hill United Methodist Church of Borden and the Mahjong Group at River Park Place in Florida.
Survivors include two sons, Marvin Hoke and Steven Hoke, both of Vero Beach, Fla.; one daughter, Karen Sue Eidem of Vero Beach, Fla.; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was proceded in death by her husband, Melvin Hoke; two brothers, J.W. Cook and James Cook; two sisters, Mary (Cook) Jackson and Helen (Cook) Hasket.
Services were Saturday, July 24 at the Daisy Hill United Methodist Church. Burial followed in the Swayback Cemetery.
Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Swayback Cemetery Association.





WILLIAM MATTHEW "MATT" MCKINNEY, 43, died recently at his home in Georgetown with his family by his side.
He was a graduate of Moore High School and University of Louisville and was a member of Southeast Christian Church. He was employed at St. Vincent-Salem Hospital. He was an avid University of Kentucky fan and golfer.
He was born in Louisville, Ky. on July 27, 1966, the son of Bill and Sammy McKinney, who survive.
Also surviving are his wife, Natalie West McKinney; a son, Patrick McKinney; three daughters, Anna Lopez, Jennifer Lopez and Sarah McKinney; two grandchildren; his parents-in-law, Tommy and Pattie Thomerson; a sister and brother-in-law, Kelley and Craig Welch; two brothers-in-law, Shawn West and Greg Thomerson; four nieces and nephews and his best friend, Gary Roth.
The funeral service was Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at Kraft Funeral Service with cremation to follow.




GLENDA J. BERNARD, 50, Pekin died Friday, July 3 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Pekin.
She is survived by her husband Arnold Bernard; daughter, Holly Bernard of Pekin and two brothers, Dennis Priddy of Louisville and Tom Priddy of Pleasureville, KY.
Services were Monday, July 26 at the First Baptist Church of Pekin. Burial followed in Big Springs Cemetery.
Love Funeral Home in Palmyra handled the arrangements.



RICKY W. SATTERLY,51, died at his home in Charlestown on July 17.
He was born June 16, 1959 in Jeffersonville to Wayne and Shirley Satterly.
He was a member of the local carpenter's Union 64 and took great pride in his work.
Survivors include his mother Shirley Satterly, brother Kevin Satterly, daughters, Cynthia Satterly, Victoria Harting, Faith Cook and Ashley Harting and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by grandparents Elves and Lucille Bell, his father, Wayne Satterly and his life-long friend Tommy Webb.
A memorial service was held Friday, July 23 at the Faith World Church in Charlestown.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Chrysalis House Inc. at www.chrysalishouse.org.



DORRIS WELLS-BADGER, 81, Borden, died on July 19 at her residence.
She was born on July 29, 1928 the daughter of the late Wayne Knasel and Emma M. (Stinson) Knasel.
She was a member of the House of Prayer Outreach Ministries.
Survivors include six sons, Jack Wells, Kenneth R. Wells, David L. Wells, Michael D. Wells, Patrick A. Wells and William C. Wells; two daughters, Barbara S. Link and Deborah K. Hedrick; three brothers, Wayne Knasel, William Knasel and Donnie Knasel; three sisters, Joann Johnson, Jeannie Humphrey and Peggy Roberts; 13 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two husbands, Jack Wells and Forrest Badger; one son, Jerry Wells.
Services were Thursday, July 22 at Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Borden. Burial followed in Walnut Ridge Cemetery.




HERMAN V. FESS, JR., 72, Georgetown, died Tuesday, July 20 at his residence. He was a New Albany native and retired welder for both Jeff Boat in Jeffersonville and Republic Diesel in Louisville.
He was an avid outdoorsman who love to hunt and fish.
Survivors include, his wife of 54 years, Joann Fess; children, Lou Ann Neeley, Floyds Knobs, Victor Joe Fess, Louisville, Vonnie Sue Sheets, Greenville and Cynthia Guennouni of New Albany; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Cremation was chosen.
Services were Saturday, July 24 at the Kraft Funeral Chapel in New Albany.



EMMA M. HIGDON HARGAN, 89, of Borden died Monday, July 19 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was a lifelong catholic.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years Gilbert Lee Hargan Sr. and her son Gilbert Lee Hargan Jr.
Survivors include, daughters, Judith H. Lamb of Louisville, Iris H. Welsh of Borden and Janet H. Blatz of Georgetown; 10 grandchildren and numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren.
Services were Friday, July 23 at Kraft Charlestown Road Chapel. Burial followed at St. Joseph Cemetery in Bardstown.




LAVERNE S. WAGONER, 80, Lanesville, died Saturday, July 24, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
She was born in Lanesville on May 15, 1930 the daughter of Oscar and Bertha Blank Schneider. She was a homemaker and a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lanesville.
She is survived by one son, Douglas J. Wagoner of Lanesville; three daughters, Tracy Brown of Lanesville, Monica S. Kelley of Louisville and Jennifer Neal of Lebanon, OH; one brother, Paul Schneider and one sister, Irma Bell both of Corydon; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services were Tuesday, July 27 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lanesville. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon handled the arrangements.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to the St. John’s Church Building Fund.




AMELIA JUDY (HINES) DEITSCH, 72, of New Albany, died Thursday, July 22 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She retired from American Commercial Barge Lines and is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New Albany.
She was born on February 8, 1938 to Frank R. and Beatrice (Mason) Hines in New Albany.
She is survived by her sons, William F. Deitsch and Jeffrey W. Deitsch both from New Albany; mother, Beatrice (Mason) Hines; brother, Geral F. Hines of Floyds Knobs; sister, Keera Kraha of Louisville; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was Monday, July 26 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Slate Run Road in New Albany. Burial followed in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
Newcomber Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Memorial contributions in Judy’s memory may be made to her church.




JUDY REID, 54, Charlestown, died Sunday, July 25 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
She was born on Nov. 6, 1955 in Floyd County to Herman and Wanda Doss Reid, who both preceded her in death.
She was a former cook at Clark Memorial Hospital and a member of the F.O.P. Lodge number 100.
She was also preceded in death by her step father Larry Max Kosier.
She is survived by her sons; Ronald Huston Reid of Henryville and Larry Dustin Reid of Charlestown; sisters, Sharon Chumbley and Rhonda Grant of Jeffersonville and Wanda Hayes of Louisville; brother, Junior Reid of Clarksville and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Friday, July 30, at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 1-8 p.m. on Thursday and after 9 a.m. on Friday at Grayson Funeral Home.




ROBERT E. SCHARRER, 82, Greenville, died Sunday, July 25, at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Greenville and attended Greenville Christian Church. He was an army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the V.F.W. Hobart Beach Post 1693 in New Albany.
He was retired from the city of New Albany Street Department where he worked for more than 33 years.
He is survived by his wife Delva M.Coleman Scharrer, Greenville; sons, Robert D. Scharrer, Clarksville and Ronnie L. Scharrer, Otisco; daughter, Janet S. Knight, New Albany; step-sons, Darrell Coleman, Dennis Coleman and Neal Coleman; step-daughter, Cheryl Murphy; brother, Jack Scharrer and sisters, Betty Hisle and Edna Nicholson both of New Albany; five grandsons and one great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, two sisters and a great-granddaughter.
Visitation is from 1-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Market Street Chapel of Seabrook Dieckmann and Naville Funeral Homes.
Services will be Thursday at the Greenville Christian Church with visitation at the church from 10-11 a.m.
Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Greenville with military honors.




THOMAS BRENT BECK, 38, Georgetown, died Friday, July 23, at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born Oct. 25, 1971 in Amarillo, TX to Tom Beck and Helen Williams.
He was a machinist.
He is survived by his mother and father and a companion Tabatha Rye of Georgetown.
Services will be Friday, July 30 at Horizon Funeral Home in Dalhart, TX. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, which is also in Dalhart.
E.M. Coots and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.



MARSHALL A. "TONY" KELLEY, 53, Nabb, died at his home on Saturday, July 24.
He was born Sept. 19, 1956 in Haversham, GA. The son of Troy and Sally Marshall Kelley. He was a metal worker, a member of First Baptist Church in New Washington and served in the US Army.
He is survived by his wife whom he married on Feb. 27, 2004 in Kankakee, IL, Gretchen Weight Kelley; sons Richard Kelley of Jeffersonville, Bradley Kelley of Clarksville; Matthew Kelley of Mt. Sterling, IL, Zachary Kelley of New Mexico, MO and Jake and Ethan Collins both of Manteno, IL.; parents Brother Troy and Sally Kelley of Nabb; brother David Kelley of Nabb; sisters, Cathy Willey of Salt Lake City, Utah and Lottie Kelley Lahey of Nabb; three granddaughters and one grandson and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be Thursday, July 29 at 11 a.m. at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial to follow in Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday.



BILL ANDERSON, 80, Austin, died Tuesday, July 20, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
The Eaton, Indiana native served in the U.S. Navy as a Seaman during the Korean War. He retired from Cummins Engine and was a member of the American Legion Post. 234 of Scott County.
Survivors include daughters, Janet Short of Deputy and Linda Prince of Scottsburg; sisters, Sally Montgomery of Crothersville and Mary Kelly of Borden; brother, John Anderson of Dunkirk; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was Thursday, July 22, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Mike Shuler officiating. Burial was in the Austin Cemetery. A military graveside service will be conducted by Crothersville VFW Post 1083.



CARL G. ROSE, 90, Scottsburg, died Monday, July 19.
He was retired from the American Can in Austin and was a member, former Elder and Deacon at the First Christian Church of Scottsburg, He was a WWII veteran and a member of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include a daughter, Kay Osborne of Scottsburg; a son, Greg Rose of Seymour and a half brother, Robert Rose of Illinois; two grandchildren.
Funeral was Thursday, July 22, at the First Christian Church of Scottsburg with Larry J. DeWitt officiating. Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Burial was in the Scottsburg Cemetery with military graveside services.
Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral hoe to th4e First Christian Church of Scottsburg or FCC Youth Group.



LEE JOHNSON AREVALOS, 89, Scottsburg, died Sunday, July 25, at Scott Villa Living Center in Scottsburg.
The Breathitt County, Ky., native was a member of the Broadway Church of God in Austin.
Survivors include daughters, Faye Rice of Austin, Arkie Jones of Austin, sons, Jimmy Johnson of Ausitn, Charles E. Johnon of Austin, seven grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be Wednesday, July 28, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, at 12 noon with the Rev. Richard Jones officiating. Visitation will be after 9 a.m.
Burial will be at the New Providence Cemetery in Austin.



LEE JOHNSON AREVALOS, 89, Scottsburg, died Sunday, July 25, at Scott Villa Living Center in Scottsburg.
The Breathitt County, Ky., native was a member of the Broadway Church of God in Austin.
Survivors include daughters, Faye Rice of Austin, Arkie Jones of Austin, sons, Jimmy Johnson of Ausitn, Charles E. Johnon of Austin, seven grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be Wednesday, July 28, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, at 12 noon with the Rev. Richard Jones officiating. Visitation will be after 9 a.m.
Burial will be at the New Providence Cemetery in Austin.



JANET K. ROBINSON, 63, Scottsburg, died Friday, July 23, at Hampton Oaks Health Campus in Scottsburg.
The Scottsburg native was a former cook at Scottsburg Middle School and a member of the Scottsburg Wesleyan Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Tammy K. Campbell of Austin and Angela M. Butts of Scottsburg; two sisters, Lucille Pieper of Independence, Ky., and Lois Cheatham of Sale; three brothers, Ralph and Doyle Hobbs, both of Little York; and Boddle Hobbs of Reddington; five grandchildren.
A graveside service was held Tuesday, July 27, at Scottsburg Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Collins Funeral Home.



TRACY LYNN HANNER, 35, Austin, died Wednesday, July 21, in Austin.
Survivors include his wife, Elisa Michelle Turner Hanner of Austin; sons, Jordan Lynn Hanner of Austin, Tristan Kaden hanner of Austin; a step-son, Cameron Michael Turner of Austin; mother, Linda Hanner of Nashville, Tn., Pascha Hanner of Nashville, Tn., Tammy Sizemore of Austin, Sherry Stidham of Clarksville, and Hope Stidham of Clarksville; brothers, Tony Hanner of Austin and Darin Hanner of Scottsburg.
Funeral service was Sunday, July 25, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin. Burial was in the Scottsburg Cemetery.



BILL AMBURGEY, 65, Austin, died Saturday, July 24, at his residence.
The Hindman, Ky., native attended Zoah Christian Church and was in the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War. He was retired from Arvins.
Survivors include his wife, Cassie Campbell Amburgey of Austin; his daughters, Kathleen McIntosh of Tennessee; Debbie Amburgey of Marion, Teresa Amburgey of Marion; sons, Estil Combs of Scottsburg, Arnold Combs of Austin, Greg Amburgey of Marion, Della Mae Amburgey of Hindman, Ky.; brothers, Hobert Amburgey of Salem, Ralph Amburgeyof Marion, Benny Amburgey of Michigan; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services was on Tuesday, July 27, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Sam White officiating.
A military graveside service will be conducted by Crothersville VFW Post 1083.



WILLIAM EVAN (BILL) JONES, JR., 81, Austin, died Thursday, July 22, at his home.
The East Chicago, native was a retired truck driver and a Army Veteran serving during the Korean Conflict.
Survivors included sons, William E. Jones of Charlestown; Traveor Jones of Madison, Travis Jones of Scottsburg; sisters, Nina Mae Cooper of Spruce Pine, N.C. Amanda Lou Hearns of Gary; brother, John Jones of London, In.; six grandchildren.
Funeral service was Monday, July 26, at House-Rawling Funeral Home in London, Ky. Burial was in the Bruner Cemetery in Mary Dell, Ky., Buchanan Funeral Home was in charge of the local arrangements.



OKEY C. GEORGE, 93, Scottsburg, died Saturday, July 24.
He was retired from the military and also worked as a coal miner. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Scottsburg, VFW, Lions Club, American Legion and Masonic Lodge. He was in the U.S. Army and Air Force, during WWII.
Survivors include: a son, Ikey L. George of Austin; daughters, Janet Disotell of Eagle River, Alaska, Phyllis A. Carter of Eagle River, Alaska; Beulah Harbison of Deleware; brother, Carl Geroge of Birch River, W.Va., three grandchildren.
A private service was held with burial in the Scottsburg Cemetery.
Stewart and Hoagland Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


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