Obituaries - September 15, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
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JEROLD ADAMS,, 53, Borden, died Saturday, September 4.
He was a self-employed general contractor, and a member of the First Christian Church of Borden.
Born on April 11, 1957 in Austin, he was the son of the late Joseph Adams and Dorothy Griffith.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister. Survivors include one son, Chadd Adams; one daughter, Misty Andrews; three brothers, Cecil Cotton, Loren Stewart, and William Payton; six sisters, Nancy Fultz, Mary Lou Cook, Joann King, Sue Payton Jackson, Yvonne Borden and Marcella Jimmerson; and three grandchildren.
Services were conducted on Wednesday, September 8 at First Christian Church in Borden.


MARY SPURGEON, 89, Salem, died Monday, September 6, at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was retired from Smith Cabinet with 37 years of service. She was a member of the Plattsburg Methodist Church and the Washington Co. Republican Women's Auxiliary.
Born on May 16, 1921 in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Ed Wingler and Rosie Long Wingler.
She is survived by two sisters, Lennie Hall of Edgewater, Fla. and Eldora Knight of Salem; several nieces and nephews; and caregivers Daniel and Sherry Sorrels. Services were conducted on Thursday, September 9 at Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association.


LINDA DARLENE GILLILAND, 59, Salem, died Monday, September 6, at her residence.
Born on February 3, 1951, she was the daughter of the late Herb Rose and Betty Tucker Rose.
Survivors include her husband, Gene Gilliland of Salem; a son, Mike Gilliland of Salem; a daughter, Brenda Gilliland of Pekin; two brothers, Jerry Rose and Marvin Rose, both of Dalton, Nebraska; a sister, Jenette Kennedy of Oshkosh, Nebraska; and two grandchildren.
There will be no services. Cremation was chosen. Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


WILMA BROWN, 82, Palmyra died on Tuesday, September. 7, at Indian Creek Health Rehab in Corydon.
She was a member of the Church of Christ in Fredericksburg.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Brown, and a son, Dennis Brown.
Surviving are five sons, Ronald (Diane) Brown, Michael (Earlene) Brown and Douglas (Portia) Brown, all of Palmyra, Kevin (Doris) Brown of Corydon and Jeffery (Patrice) Brown of Ramsey; a daughter, Brenda (Terry) Schoreder of Georgetown; two brothers, Lowell (Mary) McAfee and Gerald McAfee; a sister, Joyce; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Services were conducted on Thursday, September 9 at Love Funeral Home with burial in Palmyra Cemetery

HUBERT W. "SONNY" SCEIFERS, 61, died Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at Indian Creek Health and Rehabilitation Center in Corydon.
He was born on April 10, 1949 in New Albany. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam era.
He is survived by one son, Rick Sceifers (Tina) of New Albany; one daughter, Bridgit Burns (Johnny) of Elizabeth; his mother, Grace Sceifers of Panama City Beach, Fla.; two sisters, Marsha Shane of Indianapolis and Eva Thomas of Panama City Beach, Fla. and two grandchildren, Austen Jones and Cash Burns.
A memorial service was held Saturday, September 11 at the Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to VistaCare.

MARY FRANCES RICHARDSON, 84, of Charlestown died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010 at Wedgewood Healthcare in Clarksville.
She was born on May 11, 1926, the daughter of Herbert and Viola Hatfield Horn in Grayson County, Ky. She was a homemaker and a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Charlestown.
Survivors include her daughters, Barbara Gray and Patti Burress of Jeffersonville, Jeanne Hoffman of Charlestown; sons, Randy and Cliff Richardson of Charlestown; Steve Richardson, Salem; sisters Clara Turner and Ivy Horn of Louisville, Alene Decker, Clarkson, Ky.; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, J.C. Richardson in 1997 and a son, James C. Richardson in 1989.
Services were Wednesday, Sept. 8 at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. Burial followed in the Charlestown Cemetery.
Grayson Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

RODNEY CARTER, 61, Scottsburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, in Louisville.
He retired in 2008 as a counselor at Salem Middle School.
He was born June 13, 1949 at Scottsburg to Harry L. and Anna Lee Carter.
He was a member of the First Christian Church, Scottsburg, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam era.
Survivors include his mother; his wife, Nancy Hardy Carter; a daughter, Kellie (Nate) Clark, Matawan, N.J.; a brother, Harry D. (Susan) Carter, Austin; a sister, Sara Ann (Larry) Gulley, Scottsburg and a granddaughter, Lauren Clark.
Services were September 11 at Stewart and Hoagland Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Burial followed in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society Esophogeal, C/O Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N 1st St., Scottsburg, Ind. 47170.

RUTH HARRIETTA BRYANT HIGBIE, 80, Marysville, died Wednesday, September 8, 2010.
She was formerly of Madison, and was born on December 2, 1929, in Salem.
She was the daughter of the late Harry Bryant and Eliza Detraz Rice Bryant Weller.
She was raised in Bennington, Indiana and was a 1949, graduate of Vevay High School. She was united in marriage to Paul Higbie on August 21, 1954 at St. Patrick Catholic Church.
She was employed with U.S. Shoe Corporation for forty years, working at the Vevay & Madison plants as the odd shoe cutter. She also helped her husband farm. She loved to bake, sew and quilt.
She was a resident of Jefferson County for 52 years when the couple purchased a farm in Clark County and moved there on January 29, 1979.
They were members of the St. Patrick Catholic Church for many years moving their membership to St. Michael Catholic Church in Charlestown, when they moved to Clark County.
She was a faithful member of the Centralian's Home Ec Club and had served as district secretary for the Madison District; She was the past president of the Jefferson County Homemaker's; and had served on the auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years; her son, Richard Joseph Higbie & his wife, Teresa of Marysville; her daughter-in-law, Jo Ann Higbie of New Washington; her sisters: Mary Kelly of Orlando, Fla., Caroline Hon of Versailles; her grandchildren: Justin; Susan & her husband, Billy; Jacob, & Lacy and her great-grandchildren: Keagan Vaughn Webb and Reagan Laine Webb.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father, her son, Michael Vaughn Higbie, who died, May 15, 2000; and her step father, Clavis Weller and a sister, Mary Kelly.
Funeral Mass was conducted Tuesday, September 14 by Father Steve Schaftlein and Father John A. Meyer at the St. Patrick Catholic Chapel, 310 West State Street on the hilltop in Madison, Indiana. Interment followed in the St. Patrick Cemetery on the hilltop in Madison.
Morgan and Nay Funeral Center handled the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Donor's Favorite Charity or the Alzheimer's Foundation. Cards are available at the funeral home.

DOROTHY M. TEGARDEN, 86, Salem, died Thursday, September 9 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born February 27, 1924 in Campbellsburg to Elvet and Luella Jones Colglazier. She was a retired employee of Smith Cabinet Company and was a member of Smedley Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bruce Tegarden, one brother, Stanley Colglazier and her parents.
She is survived by a son, Randy Tegarden, Salem daughter, Diana Sturdy, New Albany, brother, Dennis Colglazier, Sellersburg and one grandchild.
Services were conducted on Saturday, September 11 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.

BRIAN WAYNE ADAMS, 37, Sidney, Ohio formerly, Charlestown, died August 26 at his home.
He was preceded in death by great grandmother, Elsie Oliver, grandmother, Helen Carver.
Survivors include his mother, Janette Carver Adams, Charlestown, his father, Jerry Adams and wife, Theresa, his wife, Nichole, daughter, Ava, son, Andrew, in-laws, Phil and Nancy Walter, Laura Deerhake, all of Ohio, his grandfather, Dexter Carver, Charlestown, grandmother Vera McGregor, Mike and Kathy Gibson, Otisco, Barry Carver, Otisco, Annette Trump, Jeffersonville, Randy, Sonya and Lucas Brewer, Charlestown, Eugene and Cheryl Gibson, Tony, Jessica and Jacob Carver, Jeremy Carver, Cara Hammons, Jessee, Casey, Caden, Braylin and Xander Trump, Michele Gibson, Mark and Garrett Middleton and Tim Oliver and family.
Services were held in Port Jefferson, Ohio with burial in Glen Cemetery.

JUANITA JEWEL, 73, New Washington, died Friday, September 10, at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born on July 8, 1937 in Illinois to Glen and Imogene Belcher Reasor. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband Alonzo Neal and son Michael Neal.
Survivors include her children, Pat Taylor and Ronnie Neal both of New Washington, brothers; Don Reasor, Deputy and Dan Reasor, South Bend, granddaughter, Shannon Everhart and great grand-children Owen and Bailey Everhart and Katie Cole.
Services were held on Tuesday, September 14 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.

DOROTHY LEE WILLIAMS, 89, Marysville, died Friday, September 10, at the Robert E. Lee in New Albany.
She was born on January 22, 1921 in Clark County to Russell L and Ruth Amick. She was a former music teacher and a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church and the Clark County Home Demonstration Club.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Williams.
Survivors include her daughters, Jane Daniel and Rick of New Albany and Sue Righthouse and JR. of Marysville, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Services were conducted on Tuesday, September 14 at Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Marysville with burial in Emmanuel Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy should go to Emmanuel Church Choir.

WAYNE FRANKLIN RICHEY, 74, Charlestown, died Thursday, September 9 at his residence.
He was born on February 3, 1936 in Clark County to Walter and Eloise Richey. He was a farmer and also worked 39 years at JeffBoat, 11 years for the Clark County Highway Department and was a member of the Hibernia Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife, the former Nora Jane Dean, grandson, Terry Joe Richey, Charlestown, great-grandchildren Terry James Richey, Takota Ricey and Tylee Nelson.
Graveside services were held on Monday, September 13 at Hibernia Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

CHARLIE WILSON SR., 57, Pekin, died Friday, September 10 in Pekin.
He was a used car sales manager and member of Victory Baptist Church.
He was the son of the late Lawrence D. Wilson and the late Stella Crowder Wilson.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Wilson, Pekin, son, Charles Wilson, Jr. and Jennifer, Louisville, daughter, Charlotte Olmstead and Kenneth, Pekin, three brothers, Herman Wilson, Louisville, Thurman Wilson, Louisville, and John Crowder, Louisville, nine grandchildren, Matthew, Michael and Nicholas Olmstead, Megan, Tyler, Emily and Andrew Wilson, Angela and Debra Davis.
Services were held Monday, September 13 at Brooks Funeral Home with burial in Cane Run Cemetery near Horse Branch, Kentucky.
Expressions of sympathy should go to Charles Wilson, Sr., family c/o Brooks Funeral Home, 50 Main Street, Munfordsville, Kentucky 42765.

WOLFORD OSCAR SPRIGLER, 85, died Saturday, September 11 at Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville.
He was born March 25, 1925 in Floyds Knobs to the late Joseph and Margaret Sprigler. Oscar was the co-owner of Sprigler Brothers Construction and was a veteran of the United States Navy during WW II where he received a special commendation for shooting down enemy aircraft. He was a retired director of PNC Bank, founding member of Floyds Knobs Water Company,a former special deputy of the Floyd County Sheriffs Department,a life member of the Elks Lodge in New Albany, member of VFW Post #1693 in New Albany, a Kentucky Colonel and a devoted member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Joe Louis “Tip” and Charles “Hump”, sisters, Lousie Kruer and Mary Gaston.
Survivors incldue his wife of 63 years, Genny Book Sprigler, children, Bill and Elaine Sprigler, Norma and Bill Reutman, Linda and Rick Morgan, Mary Ann and Doug Harritt, brother Robert “Pete” and Betty Sprigler, sisters, Minnie Larson, Ann Eckert, Jane Naville, sister-in-law, Jennie Sprigler, grandchildren, Andre and Brian Hopper, Erin and Jason Sillings, Justin and Emily Leidolf, Jena Leidolf, Brandon and Tricia Morgan, Wes and Bambi Morgan, Ben Harritt and Hunter Harriett, grat grandchildren, Clare Hopper, Nicholas Hopper, Graham Sillings, McKenna Rinehart and Kade Oscar Morgan.
Services will be held on Thursday, September 16 at St. Mary of the Knobs Church with full military honors with burial in church cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy should go to St. Mary of the Knobs Campus Building Fund.

BRADLEY JAMES SCHNECK, 29, of Salem, died Saturday, Sept. 11, at University of Louisville Hospital.
He was an employee of Eddie Gilstrap Motors. He was a life resident of Washington County and graduated from Salem High School in 1999.
Born February 26, 1981 in New Albany, he was the son of Steve Schneck and Jo (McClellan) Brown.
Survivors include his father, Steve (Lawanna) Schneck, Little York; his mother, Jo (Greg) Brown, Salem; a son, Peyton Bradley Schneck, Campbellsburg; a sister, Jessica Schneck, Salem; a brother, Chris Schneck, Salem; his grandmothers, Bernice McKnight, Salem, and Naomi Schneck, Little York; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Services were held on Wednesday, September 15 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Peyton's Fund, c/o IBT Indiana Bank and Trust, P.O. Box 467, Salem Ind. 47167.

SANFORD WILSON WHEAT, 86, of Ste. Marie, Ill. and formerly of Campbellsburg, died Wednesday Sept. 8, at his home.
He served his country in the United States Army during WW II. He was retired employee of Carpenters in Mitchell, and was a cattle farmer. He was a member of the Ste. Marie American Legion Post #932.
Mr. Wheat was born on June 24, 1924 in Washington County, the son of James William and Mary Elizabeth Shoultz Wheat.
He married Geneva Joy Neideffer on Aug. 21, 1948, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 23, 2006.
He was also preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and a sister. Survivors include three sons, Roy (Judy) Wheat of Cromwell, Robert Wheat of Dieterich, Ill. and Roger (Sue) Wheat of Ste. Marie, Ill.; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Mary, Martha and Mae.
Graveside services were held on Saturday, September 11 at the Talbott Cemetery near Mitchell, with military honors. Arrangements were by Blake-Wright Funeral Homes in Dieterich.
Memorials may be made to the Ste. Marie American Legion Post #932.

CLYDE C. ALLEN JR., 74, of Versailles died Saturday, September 11, at his home.
He was born at Lexington, Kentucky on September 3, 1936 the son of Clyde C. Allen, Sr. and Evelyn Rose Allen.
He was married to Edna Stinson on August 17, 1957 and she survives.
Other survivors include one daughter Kathy (Scott) Gratrix of Castle Rock, Colorado; three sons Robert (Sharon) Allen of Charlestown, Keith (Tammy) Allen of Madison, and Steve (Sharon) Allen of Georgetown; 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; one sister Annette (Buford) Cobb of Pee Wee Valley, Kentucky; two brothers John (Cheryl) Allen of Beaver Creek, Ohio and Jim (Sherry) Allen of Val Rico, Florida.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Bruce Allen. Mr. Allen was a 1954 graduate of Lafayette High School in Lexington and received his BS degree in agriculture from the University of Kentucky in 1958. He served as Ripley County Extension Agent for 30 years and was a member of the Indiana Extension Educators Association. He was also a charter member of the SIRDP and a charter member of the Ripley County Community Foundation. Mr. Allen was a member of the Versailles Baptist Church where he served as a Sunday School teacher, deacon, choir member, and moderator. He was also active in the Versailles Lions Club serving as a trustee to Camp Woodsmoke as well as many district offices. Mr. Allen was also a past Lion of the Year, a Sagamore of the Wabash, and a Kentucky Colonel.
Funeral services will be held Friday, September 17th at 10am at the Versailles Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Cantrel and Rev. Mike Allen officiating. Graveside services will be Friday at 1:30pm at the Lexington Cemetery in Lexington, Kentucky.
Visitation will be Thursday from 4pm to 8pm at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home and from 9am until time of services Friday at the church. The Versailles Lions Club will hold a memorial service Thursday at 8pm at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to the Ripley County Community Foundation, the Versailles Lions Club, or the Versailles Baptist Church in care of the funeral home.

PAULINE HELTON, 83, Scottsburg, died Thursday, September 2, at Hampton Oaks Health Campus in Scottsburg.
She was a retired cook for Scott County School District 2 in Scottsburg, and a member of Zoah Christian Church.
Survivors include four sons, James E. Helton of Redmond, Washington, Robert E. Helton, both of Scottsburg; Frank Helton and Steve Helton, both of Scottsburg; a sister, Evelyn Darin of Austin; a brother, Al Cathcart of Fayetteville, Az., 10 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was held on Friday, September 3, at Zoah Cemetery.

SHARON SUE HANDLON MASSIE, 58, Madison, died Friday, September 3, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.
The Scottsburg native was a homemaker.
Survivors include her daughter, Michelle Stucker of Madison, her son, Michael Massie II of Madison; two sisters, Barbrara Jones of Madison, Novella Handlon of Marion County; three brothers, James Steve Handlon of Dixie, Mi., Michael Handlon of Las Vegas, Nv., Chester Handon of Marion County; two grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was Wednesday, September 8, at Morgan and Nay Funeral Centere in Madison with Clifton Hartley officiating.
Burial was in the Fairmount Cemetery in Madison.

RODNEY CARTER, 61, Scottsburg, died Wednesday, September 8, in Louisville, Ky.
He is a retired school teacher and counselor at Salem Middle School and attended the First Christian Church of Scottsburg. He is a U.S. Army veteran during the Viet Nam era. He graduated Purdue University.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Hardy Carter of Scottsburg; daughter, Kellie Clark of Matawan, N.J., a mother, Anna Lee Carter of Scottsburg; brother, Harry D. Carter of Austin; sister, Sara Anne Gulley of Scottsburg; a granddaughter.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, September 11, at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home.
Burial was in the Scottsburg Cemetery with Pastor Clifton Richardson and George Ross officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society Esophogeal in care of the funeral home.

WILLIAM KITTRELL "KIT" DAY, 52, Scottsburg, died Wednesday, September 1, at his residence.
The Louisville, Ky., native was the owner and operator of Dad’s Barber Shop in Scottsburg and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Henryville.
Survivors include a daughter, Kara Babcock of Houston, Tx.
Cremation was chosen with services at a later date.
Expression of sympathy to the family may be made through Collins Funeral Home of Scottsburg.

FLOYD EDWARD CAMPBELL, SR., 73 Underwood, died Wednesday, September 8, at his residence.
He was the former co-owner of the old Campbell Construction Company in New Albany and a member of American Martyrs Catholic Church in Scottsburg.
Survivors include four daughters, Linda Densford of Jeffersonville, Teresa Stumler of Sellersburg, Cindy Bauerla of Elizabeth, Kim Sandlin of Lanesville; two sons, Floyd Edward Campbell Jr., of Sellersburg, an Scott Campbell of Memphis; three sisters, Hazel Bowen of Austin, Ruth Brown of Tell City and Carol Campbell of Indianapolis; one brother, Stephen Campbell of Scottsburg; 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery. Visitation will be after 9 a.m. on Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to Hosparus or Relay for Life.

EARNEST MAY, 80, Lexington, died Friday, September 10, in Austin.
The Altro, Ky., native was retired from Morgan Foods in Austin.
Survivors include daughters, Connie Sue May, Barrie May and Dorothy May; a son, Ernie Linn May; a sister, Louise Deaton of Austin; brothers, Everett May of Scottsburg, Verdie May of Austin and Johnny May of Harrisonville, Mo.
Funeral service will be Wednesday, September 15, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Bobby Spicer officiating.
Visitation will be after 9 a.m. on Wednesday.
Burial will be in the Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.

CLEONA MAUDE SURBER, 91, Scottsburg, died Friday, September 10, at Scott Villa Living Center.
She was a former employee of the old U.S. Shoe Corporation in Crothersville and was a member of the New Providence Baptist Church, Scott Memorial Hospital Guild and the Scott County Historical Society.
Survivors include a daughter, Priscilla A. Sebastian of Scottsburg; a son, Charles T. Surber of Columbus; a sister, Margaret Baker of Jeffersonville; six grandchildre and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was Monday, September 10, at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg with burial in the Scottsburg Cemetery.

NORA FIELDS, 80, Scottsburg, died Sunday, September 12.
The Hazard, Ky., native was a homemaker.
Survivors include a son, Bob West of Scottsburg, brothers, Henry Sizemore of Krypton, Ky., Mitchell Sizemore of Scottsburg, Harrison Sizemore of Lexington, Ky., Elige Sizemore Jr. of Kentucky; Charlie Sizemore of Chavies, Ky., and Roy Sizemore of Jackson, Ky., sisters, Lora Campbell of Hazard, Ky., Dora Baker of Buckhorn, Ky., Chloie Campbell of Jackson, Ky., four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral service will be Thursday, September 15, at Stewart and Hoagland Funeral Home in Scottsburg with burial in the New Providence Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in care of the funeral home.

SHIRLEY K. FOX, 53, Austin, died Monday, September 13, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
The Clark County native was a homemaker and graduate of Austin High School.
Survivors include three sons, Willie Fox of Austin, Mikel Fox of Seymour and Christopher Fox of Austin; parents, Walker and Martha Coomer of Madison; two brothers, Roy L. Coomer and Robert W. Coomer, both of Austin; a sister, Junanita Combs of Madison; two half-brothers, James D. Coomer of Tell City, Ky., and Elmer R. Coomer of Miamisburg, Ohio and three grandchildren.
Funeral service will be Thursday, September 16, at Collins Funeral Home with private burial at a later date in Spurgeon Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Thursday, September 16. Funeral is at 12 noon.

DONALD J. "DON" STONER, 72, Hanover, died Wednesday, September 8, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
The Jefferson County native was a United States Army veteran during the Korean War and was a Sergeant. He was employed with Reliance Electric in Madison as a welder and also worked at the Jefferson Proving Ground in Madison as a Millwright. He owned and operated D&S Repair near Hanover.
Survivors include a wife, Joan Phillips Stoner of Hanover, three sons, Scott Stoner of Kent, Troy Stoner of Washington, D.C., Chris Graves of Scottsburg; two daughters, Ginger Chambers of Houston, Texas; Stephanie S. Stoner of Louisville, Ky., nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Linda Bruther of Hanover; three brothers, Kenny Stoner of Madison; John D. Stoner of Hanover and Jess Stoner of Hanover; and several nieces and nephews and other relatives.
Funeral service was Sunday, September 12, at New Prospect Baptist Church with the Rev. Erimal Elliott officiating. Burial was in the New Prospect Cemetery near Hanover.

MYRON L. "RED" PHILLIPS, 97, Deputy, died Thursday, September 9, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.
The Deputy native was a member of the Deputy United Methodist Church and the Deputy Alumni Association He retired from the Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation in Madison as tripper operator in coal yard. He was a member of the Schmidlapp Masonic Lodge No. 408 in Kent and he was a farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Madie J. Weatherbee Phillips of Deputy; daughter, Shirley Jenkins of Bright; a son, Roger Dale Phillips of Deputy; two sisters, Margaret Collings of Scottsburg; Joyce Finch of Indianapolis; six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, September 15, at Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Howard V. Bell officiating.
Burial will be in the Pisgah Cemetery near Deputy.

EMIL "SONNY" GULLETT, 66, Crothersville, died at St. Vincent Jennings Hospital in North Vernon.
He was retired from Cummings and worked as a DNR officer at Hoosier National Forest and Hardy Lake. He was a member of the Church of God in Austin.
Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Johnson Gullett; his children: Sherry Gullett of Seymour, Timothy L. Gullett of Austin, Angela Bryant of Commiskey, Matthew J. Gullett of Crothersville; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mary Dumonte of Florida, Betty Prow of Florida, Dorothy Davidson of Kentucky.
Funeral service was Thursday, September 9, at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville with burial in the Zoah Christian Cemetery. The Rev. Joe Asher officiated.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family to help with funeral expenses through the funeral home.

NINA RAE KEOWN, 26, Lexington, died on Sunday, August 8, of injuries received near Lexington.
Born in Marrero, La., she was a former employees of Scotts Ace Hardware in Scottsburg and a member of Lexington Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by her father, Elmon Ray Keown Sr.
Survivors include a son, Jalen A. Spicer of Scottsburg; a daughter, Bailey Rae Petty of Lexington; her mother and stepfather, Debbie and Johnnie Conover of Lexington; a brother, Sgt. Mitchell E. Keown and wife Samantha of Scottsburg; a stepbrother, Keith Conover of Tampa, Fl.; a step sister, Lorri Macilvaine of San Diego, Ca.; and two grandmothers, Frances E. Keown of Marysville and Ailean McNeeley of Lexington.
Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit the family.
Calling at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg is planned from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, September 17. Calling at the church on Saturday morning will be held from 9 a.m. until the service. The Rev. David Flucke will officiate.
Burial will follow in Lexington Cemetery. A three-day event at the site of the music festival where Nina was last seen was held over the Labor Day weekend. Money raised by a $10 admission fee was advertised as a donation to help the family with funeral expenses.

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