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Obituaries - August 25, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 25 August 2010 00:00

 

LESTER EUGENE CABAGE, 90
CECIL WAYNE FRAVEL, 90
ELIZABETH M. MARTIN, 98
MICHAEL L. MARLING, 60
CLINTON NEAL, 89
DONNA R. (STARSSER) BLANKENBAKER, 46
COLE RYAN HARL, 27
HILDA CASEY LYNCH, 98
NATHAN MICHAEL STIDHAM, 16
HOWARD LESLIE LOYD, 92
THOMAS (LARRY) CAMBRON, 65
TERRY SUMNER, 46
KAREN MILLIGAN, 51
(CORRECTION) DANNY RAY VANOVER, 61
DEBRA A. FLOYD, 49
GLINDA JOHNSTON, 61
RALEIGH EVIN CULBERTSON, 79
JACOB DEREK YEAGER, 5 weeks
JEANETTE JEAN CRISS, 78
BONNIE JEAN "STOTTS" BANKS, 59
RICHARD STANTON DOZIER, 62
EVELYN JANE COOLEY, 44
WILLIAM "BILL" BANISTER, 88
LAVADA STRONG, 72

LESTER EUGENE CABAGE,, 90, of Venice, Fla. died Tuesday, Aug. 3.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the 3160th Signal Battalion.
He was born in Chandler, Ind. on May 26, 1920, the son of Thomas Lester and Carrie Leslie Cabage.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Albert Cabage; a sister, Pauline Warfield; his first wife, Marian Johnson Cabage; a daughter, Suzanne Boutros, and a grandson, Jesse Colson.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ellen Cabage of Venice, Fla.; two daughters, Carole Anderson of Bedford and Angelina Hays of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; two step-daughters, Sheila Davis and Lisa Phillips, both of Venice, Fla.; a step-son, Bruce and his wife Darla Phillips, Mobile, Ala.; seven grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday, August 21 at Mt. Carmel Christian Church in Campbellsburg.

 


CECIL WAYNE FRAVEL, 90 died Friday, Aug. 13, at his residence.
He was a retired school bus driver for the South Harrison School Corporation, a farmer and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Heidelberg United Methodist Church, American Legion, Southern Indiana Draft Horse Association, Harrison County Horse Patrol, board of directors of the Old Capital REMC and was a lifetime member of the Old Capital Saddle Club.
He was born Oct. 2, 1919 in Harrison County, the son of the late Amzie O. and Emma E. Brown Fravel.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elma E. "Red" Lang Fravel.
Survivors include two sons, C. Wayne Fravel, Jr. and Timothy Lee Fravel, both of Corydon; two daughters, Donna Sue Sutherland of Lanesville and Beverly Jean McAdams of Corydon; his brother, Harold Fravel, Corydon; a sister, Ruby Amburgey, Sellersburg; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Services were condcuted on Monday, August 16 Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon with burial in Heidelberg Cemetery near Corydon.

 



ELIZABETH M. MARTIN, 98, died Friday, August 13 at Indian Creek Health and Rehabilitation Center in Corydon.
She was a member of the Heidelberg United Methodist Church and the Heidelberg Ladies Aide.
She was born Aug. 8, 1912, in Harrison County, the daughter of the late Perry and Jessie Danner Kintner.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sherman T. Martin; her granddaughter, Martha Bye; four sisters and one brother.
Survivors include a son, Jerry Martin of Corydon; a daughter, Anna Bye of Corydon; a sister, Nora Bye of Corydon; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held on Monday, August 16 at Monday at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon with burial in Heidelberg Cemetery near Corydon.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to Heidelberg United Methodist Church.

 



MICHAEL L. MARLING, 60 , Underwood died Monday, August 16.
He was employed at Cummins Engine at Columbus and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Viet Nam.
He was born Nov. 14, 1949 in Scottsburg, the son of Kenneth and Margaret Marling. His parents preceded him in death.
Surviving are two sons, Joseph Scott and his wife Anna Marling of Louisville and Michael L. Marling II of Henryville; a daughter, Margaret Josephine Marling of Underwood; a brother, Billy Reynolds of Oregon; a sister, Linda Smith, Austin; and five grandchildren.
Services were held on Friday, August 20 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home in Scottsburg with burial in Sodom Cemetery in Underwood.
Memorial donations may be sent c/o Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N. 1st St., Scottsburg, IN 47170.




CLINTON NEAL, 89, Vallonia died Thursday, August 12 at his residence.
He was a retired machinist from J.D. Adams Co. and a member of the Moose Lodge.
He was born Aug. 12, 1921 in Indianapolis to John Clinton and Annie M. Peterson Neal.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Belle Deckard Neal; his parents; a son, Kris Kenny Neal; and three sisters.
Surviving are three daughters, Karen Ann and her husband Carl Stone of Babbit, Minn., Connie and her husband Charles Ingram of Springfield, Ohio, and Gerri and her husband Mark Strong of Hildred, Ohio; a son, John and his wife Judy Neal of Vallonia; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
There were no services. Burial will be at a later date at Washington Park East Cemetery in Indianapolis. Arrangements were made by Johnson Funeral Home in Vallonia.





DONNA R. (STRASSER) BLANKENBAKER, 46, of New Albany, died on Sunday, August 15, 2010 at her residence.
She repaired and refinished furniture for Kimball and Steepleton’s and worked at the American Legion and the 40 & 8 Military Club.
She was born on July 31, 1964 to Jacqueline “Jackie” (French) Staser of Clarksville and the late Ervin Louis Staser. She is also preceded in death by her brother, Keith Staser.
In addition to her mother, Donna is survived by her fiancé, Tim Sherwood; daughters, Andrea Smith and her husband, Christopher of Sellersburg, Angela White and her husband, Matthew of Seymour; son, Travis Cox of Sellersburg; brothers, Kenny Staser of Georgetown, Mark Staser of Borden, and Mike Staser and his wife, Christie of Philpott, Ky.; three grandchildren, Daniel, Synphanie, and Dylan; and many nieces and nephews.
Services were Thursday, Aug. 19 in the Paul F. Kraft, Sr. Memorial Chapel at Newcomer Funeral Home followed by burial at Abundant Life Cemetery in New Albany.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Newcomer Funeral Home.





COLE RYAN HARL, 27, Charlestown, died Monday, August 16 at St. Catherine Hospital.
He was born on June 3, 1983 in Jeffersonville and is the son of Gregory Harl and Deina Hammond Matthews.
Survivors include his wife, Kara Holcomb Harl, four daughters, Makenzie, Haleina, Ava and Isabella Harl, one son, Kenneth Harl, mother and step-father, Deina and Rusty Matthews, Charlestown, father, Greg Harl, New Washington, sister, Marlena Stockdale, Marysville and grandparents, Tom and Lena Hammond, Charlestown.
Services were held on Friday, August 20 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.




HILDA CASEY LYNCH, 98, died August 13 in her home in Gilroy CA.
Her parents, U. D. and Minnie Casey, grandparents, and great grandparents all were residents of Scott County.
She was preceded in death by her husband Wm. Ervin Lynch whose ancestors also were from Scott County and her siblings, Mabel, Dahlgren, and Margaret.
She is survived by four children, 13 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.



NATHAN MICHAEL STIDHAM,16, of Salem died Wednesday, August 18, at his residence.
He had been a life resident of Washington County, was a Junior at Salem High School and a former member of the baseball team. He loved hunting, fishing and hard work.
Born February 16, 1994 in Louisville. He was the son of Eric M. and Julia Dawn Stidham.
Survivors include his parents; a sister, Casandra Stidham of Salem; maternal grandparents, Paul and Sandy Hobbs of Salem; paternal grandparents, Ival and Linda Stidham of Pekin; great-grandmother, Mary Edwards of Salem; and great-great-grandfather, George Colwell of Salem.
Services were conducted on Saturday, August 21 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Palmyra Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to WHAS Crusade For Children, P.O. Box 1100, Louisville, KY 40201.



HOWARD LESLIE LOYD, 92, Salem died on Sunday, August 22, at his home.
He was a member of Kansas Church of Christ and a dairy farmer.
He was born January 19, 1918 in Washington County, the son of Virgil and Ida M. Parker Loyd.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Olive Cromer Loyd, on May 30, 2010. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Carl Loyd, and his parents.
He is survived by a son, Melvin (Betty) Loyd of Salem; two grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 25, at Weathers Funeral Home with burial Crown Hill Cemetery.




THOMAS (LARRY) CAMBRON, 65, Hardinsburg died Thursday, August 18, at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Lebanon, Ky. and was retired from M and W Plumbing Company after 18 years.
He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Pat (Pooty) Cambron; three daughters, Pam Deweese, Jenny England and Michelle of Paoli; three brothers, Fred Cambron, Eddie Cambron and Mike Cambron and eight grandchildren.
Services were conducted Sunday, August 22, at Love Funeral Home with burial in Hardinsburg Cemetery.



TERRY SUMNER, 46, of Pekin died Thursday, August 19, at his home.
He was born in Salem and worked for Sumner and Son Lawn Care.
Survivors include his parents Charles and Betty (Mann) Sumner of Greenville and daughter Makila Sumner.
Services were Monday, August 23, at Love Funeral Home with burial in Palmyra Cemetery.




KAREN MILLIGAN, 51, Greenville, died Aug. 22, 2010 at her home.
She was born Oct. 4, 1958 in New Albany.
She is survived by her husband James Milligan; two sons Darren Batman, Chris Milligan; two daughters, Jamie Knight, Cassie Milligan; three brothers Byron, Robert and Craig Batman; four sisters Kathleen Houchin, Kari Grunden, Candice Fultz and Chloe Fields and five grandchildren.
Services are Wednesday, Aug. 25 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.



(CORRECTED) DANNY RAY VANOVER, 61, Austin, died Sunday, August 8, at Audubon Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
The Amburgey, Ky., native was a member of First Baptist Church in Austin and was an ordained deacon, a license minister and sound technician at the church. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a Satellite Communications Tech, during the Vietnam War. He was also a life member of the V.F.W. Post No. 6582 in Austin and a member of Disabled American Veterans.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Louise Vanover of Austin; daughters, Deana Kay Ramsey of Omaha, Ne., Christy Lynn Vanover of Austin; a son, John Daniel Vanover of Austin; sisters, Pamela Faye Rieckers of Seymour; Judy Carol Combs of Mo., Patsy Rose Ingram of Mo., Barbara Ann Tartar of Seymour; brothers, Virgil Vanover of Isom, Ky., Robert Vanover of Crothersville; Larry Roger Morgan of Austin; four grandchildren.
Funeral service was Friday, August 13, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Lloyd Camp officiating.
Burial was in the Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin. Military graveside service was conducted by Crothersville VFW Post 1083.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.




DEBRA A. FLOYD, 49, Austin, died Sunday, August 15, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
The Seymour native was a member of the Austin Christian Church in Austin.
Survivors include a son, Rodney Floyd of Kentucky; a mother, Ada M. Kidwell of Deputy; a sister, Donna J. Branum of Lawrencburg; brothers, Dennis Kidwell of Scottsburg and Doug Kidwell of Blocher; one grandson; and a companion, Mike Stanley of Austin.
Graveside service was held Wednesday, August 18, at Indiana veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison with the Rev. Dave Huey officiating.
Burial was in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison.
Buchanan Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.




GLINDA JOHNSTON, 61, Lexington, died July 31.
She was a homemaker and was a member of the Solid Rock Church in Austin and participated in Relay for Life.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Eugene Johnston of Lexington; sons, Robert Eugene “BJ” Johnston of Lexington; Robert Johnston of St. Louis, Mo., Thomas Johnston of St. Louis, Mo., Thomas Johnston of St. Louis, Mo., Ryan Johnston of Raleigh, N.C., Timothy Johnston of Raleigh, N.C., Timothy Johnston of Detroit, Mi., Carl Owens of Scottsburg, Scott Stacy of Lexington; daughters, Lynnette Johnston of Detroit, Mi., Patricia Hiler of Scottsburg; Misty Dawn Stacy of Lexington; a sister, Linda LaMaster of Scottsburg; 12 grandchildren.
A graveside service was held on August 4, at the Lexington Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family through the Stewart and Hoagland Funeral Home of Scottsburg, who were in charge of the arrangements.




RALEIGH EVIN CULBERTSON, 79, Scottsburg, died Wednesday, August 18, at his residence.
The Benham, Ky., native was a retired machine shop laborer for Navistar in Ft. Wayne and Springfield, Ohio and a U.S. Marine Corp veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include two brothers, Nelson Culbertson of Ft. Wayne and Jack B. Culbertson of Centerville, Va., two sisters, Trula Mount of Scottsburg and Nita Hopkins of Lecanto, Fl., and several nieces and nephews.
Cremation was chosen with services to be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association or the Salvation Army in care of Collins Funeral Home who handled the arrangements.



JACOB DEREK YEAGER, 5 weeks old, died Wednesday, August 18, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was born at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
Survivors include his parents, Derek Yeager and Tracey Donahue of Scottsburg; grandparents are Ann and Hetch Muncy of Scottsburg; great-grandparents are Dale and Gatha Reece of Austin.
Funeral service was Friday, August 20, at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.



JEANETTE JEAN CRISS, 78, Commiskey, died Wednesday, August 18, at St. Vincent Jennings Hospital in North Vernon.
The Buckhorn, Ky., native was a foster grandparent and was a graduate of 1949 Paris Crossing High School and attended Risen Savior Baptist Church in Paris Crossing.
Survivors include her daughter, Doris Short of Commiskey; one brother, Jerry Nease of Commiskey; one sister, Sinda Sergeant of Paris Crossing; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Committal services was held Tuesday, August 24, at Coffee Creek Christian Cemetery in Paris Crossing with the Rev. Roger Hearne officiating at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home.
Memorials can be made through the funeral home for the Foster Grandparent Program.



BONNIE JEAN "STOTTS" BANKS, 59, Scottsburg, died Saturday, August 21, in Scottsburg.
She was employed at the former Shoe Factory and then Multi Color . She attended Trinity House of Prayer in Austin.
Survivors include a daughter, Misty Hedrick of Crothersville; a son, Raymond L. “Brother” Banks of Scottsburg; her mother and stepfather, Mary White Stotts and Elisha Mullins of Lexington; two sisters, Carolyn Stotts of Austin, Anna K. Shelly of Evansville; six step-sisters: Brenda Barger, Barbara Smith, Joyce Campbell, Donna Moore, all of Austin; Gearl Dean Williams of Scottsburg, Missy Robinson of Deputy; three step-brothers Bradley Mullins of Springfield, Ohio, Tommy Mullins of Austin, Tim Mullins of Scottsburg; four grandchildren.
The Rev. Billy Joe Deaton and Randy King will conduct funeral services at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 26 at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville with burial to follow at New Providence Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, August 25.
Burial will be in the New Providence Cemetery in Austin.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Funeral Home for the family for funeral expenses.



RICHARD STANTON DOZIER, 62, Austin, died Friday, August 20, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was a native of Irvine, Ky., was a U.S. Army native and worked at Morgan Foods. He was a member of the Austin Car Club for 10 years.
Survivors include his wife, Janet Miller Dozier; daughters, Patricia Spence of Austin, Melissa Buchanan of Scottsburg; a son, Ricky Dozier of Austin; sisters, Charlotte Haacke of Miamisburg, Oh., Faye Frederick of Summerset, Ky., eight grandchildren.
Funeral service was at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Danny Jackson officiating on Monday, August 23.Burial was in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin with military graveside service being conducted by Crothersville VFW Post 1083.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family through the funeral home.



EVELYN JANE COOLEY, 44, Austin, died Friday, August 20, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
She was a Cincinnati, Ohio native.
Survivors include a son, Brian Daniel March of Louisville; a sister, Arlene Murphy of Louisville; Eddie Couch of Louisville; two grandchildren.
Funeral service was Monday, August 23, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Marvin McIntosh officiating.



WILLIAM E. "BILL" BANISTER, 88, Brownstown, died Saturday, August 21, at Hoosier Christian Village in Brownstown.
The Crothersville native was a U.S. Army veteran 94th Infantry Division serving in W.W.. II European Campaign. He was employed with Arvin’s Industries and then Cummins. He also was a farmer and was a member of the D.A.V.. Post No. 7 of Seymour, Brownstown Christian Church, a past member of the Brownstown Nazarene Church.
Survivors include his wife, Nellita “Kate” Banister of Brownstown; a daughter, Cindy Heiman of Brownstown, two sons, Randy Joe and David Lee Banister of Brownstown; two grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Funeral service was Wednesday, August 25, at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery with military graveside rites conducted by Crothersville V.F.W. Post No. 1082.Visitation will be after 10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 25.
Memorial contributions may be given to Hoosier Christian Village for a new walkway for residence in care of Adams Funeral Home.



LAVADA STRONG, 72, Austin, died Sunday, August 22, at her residence.
The Perry County, Ky., native was retired from Arvin’s in Columbus and was also a member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary in Austin.
Survivors include her husband, Wallace Strong of Austin; daughter, Deborah Kay Campbell of Austin; a son, Wallace Dale Strong of Scottsburg; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, August 25, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with Pastor Mike Wall officiating. Visitation will be after 9 a.m. on Wednesday, August 25. Burial will be at Little York Cemetery in Little York.



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