Obituaries - September 22, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
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HENRY HERNDON,, 76, Charlestown, died Monday, September 13, 2010 at his home.
He was born March 20, 1934 to William Clement and Elizabeth “Liz” Vada Carter Herndon in Bowling Green. He was a retired pipefitter, welder and maintenance foreman for the old ICI Americas in Charlestown. He was an Army veteran, a member of the Charlestown American Legion Post #335 and a Kentucky Colonel. He was a 1952 graduate of Charlestown High School.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Faye Smith.
Survivors include his wife, Lana Fouse Herndon, Charlestown, daughter, Cherry and Jeff Cissell, Otisco, sons, Mark and Cherie Herndon, Charlestown and Tim Evan and Kendra Herndon, Charlestown, sister, Betty Hedge, Charlestown, brothers, William and Sharon Herndon, Jr., New Albany and Douglas Herndon of Jeffersonville, five granddaughters, Jessica, Tiffany, Michelle, Elizabeth and Melissa.
Services were held on Thursday, September, 16, at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Otisco Cemetry.


HELEN J. (HARMON) CRAWFORD, 77, died Monday, September 13, 2010 in Georgetown, surrounded by her family.
She was an active member of Edwardsville United Methodist Church in Edwardsville. She was a dog groomer for the past 15 years. She was a talented and creative seamstress and quilter and enjoyed attending the Corydon Jamboree regularly.
She was born on December 27, 1932 in Fredericksburg, to the late Wincell Merle and Flossie Irene (Fleenor) Harmon. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Justus L. Crawford; sister, Violet Mae McDonald; and brother, Mervin B. Harmon.
She is survived by her daughters, Vickie S. Ramsey of Louisville, Vanessa Wisenbaler and Pam Combs, both of Floyds Knobs; sons, Hank Ramsey of Georgetown, Dwight Ramsey of Jeffersonville, and Brian Ramsey of Georgetown; sister, Shirley Wiseheart and her husband, Johnny of New Salisbury; 13 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; stepchildren, Debbie, Mark, and Sandy; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 16, at Newcomer Funeral Home (formerly Generations Funeral Home, 3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany, IN).
Her funeral service will be 11 AM Friday, September 17, 2010 in the Paul F. Kraft, Sr. Memorial Chapel at Newcomer Funeral Home with burial to follow at Mathers Cemetery in English.
Memorial contributions may be made to Edwardsville United Methodist Church (4830 State Road 62, Georgetown, IN 47122).


LOUISE GLOVER, 69, of Charlestown, died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
She was born on Feb. 22, 1941 in Belfry, Ky., the daughter of Tilden and Sara Chapman Goff. She was a homemaker and a member of the Belfry Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband Robert Glover of Charlestown; daughter Dina Schafer (Larry) of Charlestown; brothers, Kenneth Goff of Texas and Burl Goff of Clarksville; sisters, Yvonne Bowling of Charlestown and Patricia Williams of North Carolina; granddaughter Makenzie Schafer and grandsons Ethan and Trey Schafer.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. On Friday, Sept. 17 at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Charlestown with burial to follow Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Thursday from 3-8 p.m. at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown and after 9 a.m. at the church.


HARVEY SAPP, 79, of Marysville, died Monday, Sept. 13, 2010 at his home.
He was born Nov. 13, 1930 to Asa W. and Pearl V. Neller Sapp in Peoria, Ill. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII and the Korean War and a retired self-employed electrician. He enjoyed yard work especially mowing and watching sports.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his two sisters Mary and Beulah.
Survivors included his sons, Steve Sapp (Judy) of Marysville and David Braxton (Donna) of Columbus, Ohio; four grandchildren; Scott, Sabrina, Nathan and Joel and 10 great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 16 at 3 p.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Visitation will be held after 2 p.m. Thursday until time of service.

VERNON R. STONE, 68, Floyds Knobs, died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born in New Albany and was a Navy veteran and also retired from General Electric Company.
He is survived by his wife Karen (Scott) Stone; two sons, Toni (Beth) Stone and Marty Stone; step-children, Matthew (Melinda) Abbott, Roger (Lori) Kind, Eric (Jennifer) Morris and Shawna (Jeff) Davidson; one brother, Richard (Marilyn) Stone; sisters, Barbara (Hugh) Medford, Cheryl (Edward) Pankey, Vicki (Paul) Herd and Rhona (Steve) Stark; 22 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Cremation was chosen and there will be no service.
Visitation is from 2-8 p.m. Friday at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.

DANIEL ALLEN KING, 55, formerly of New Washington, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 at his home.
He was born in Madison on January 18, 1955 to Junior “Ned” and Jean Collins King, who preceded him in death. He was a steel fitter for Marine Buildres.
Survivors include his sister, Jo Ann Crabb (Jim) of Borden; a niece, Nedda Johnson of Corydon and a nephew Chris Gilbert of Jeffersonville.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Sept. 18 at 2 p.m. at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington, with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be after 10 a.m. on Saturday until time of the service.
Expressions of sympathy can go to Hosparus of Southern Indiana.

GEORGE R. JONES JR., 54 died September 13, 2010 at his home.
He was a native of Jeffersonville . He was a warehouse manager at Action Systems in Louisville and was a member of Celebration Assemblies of God Church in Georgetown. Preceded in death by his former wife, Melodye Jones.
Survivors include two stepdaughters, Andy Williams (Bobby) of Louisville and Jennifer Pumphrey (Craig) of Elizabeth; brothers, Jerry Jones of South Bend, Jimi Jones of Clarksville, Kelvin Jones of Kansas City, KS; two grandchildren, Kyra and Xander Pumphrey.
Services were held on Saturday, September 18 at the Market Street Chapel of Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Homes with private interment.

MARY BELL VANCE, 103, died Thursday September 2, 2010 at her home.
She was a retired high school teacher in Bloomfield, MO for 46 years and a retired Sigma Chi Housemother at Westminster College in Fulton, MO for 22 years. She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, L.B. Vance. Survivors include three daughters, Lucy Warner, Georgia Jones and Bobbie Baird (Lynn); her son, Leslie Vance (Milta); eight grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services were held on Saturday, September 18 at Centenary United Methodist Church. Arrangements were by Oak Street Chapel of Seabrook, Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Homes.
Memorial contributions may go to the Mary Belle Vance Scholarship Society in care of Harold B. Oakley, 525 Jersey St., Quincy, IL 62301 or Centenary United Methodist Church, 309 E. Spring St., New Albany, IN 47150

M. LEE MAYVILLE, 65, died Sunday, September 12, 2010.
He retired from the National Tobacco Co. after 39 years of service. Survivors include his wife, Jann Patterson Mayville; his daughters, Crystal McConnell and Trish Ferguson; and four grandchildren.
Services were held on Friday, September 17 at Oak Street Chapel of Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Home.

LINDA STIDHAM, 60, Pekin, died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010 at her home.
She was born June 30, 1950 in Ft. Meade, Maryland to Carl Marion and Juanita M. Wright Moore.
She was a 1968 graduate of Milltown High School and was a former setup technician for the Brockway Plastics and President of the East Washington Little League.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson, Nathan Michael Stidham.
Survivors include, her husband, Ival Stidham of Pekin; sons, Brian David Stidham of Salem, Eric Michael Stidham of Salem; daughter, Jennifer Rebecca Amy of Pekin; brother, Carl M. Moore Jr. of Marysville; three sisters, Patti Archibald, Milltown; Audrey Moore of Evansville and Shirley Longacre of Lanesville; grandchildren, Brian David Stidham Jr., Brittany Renee Stidham, Cassie Stidham all of Salem; Dylan Amy and Ryan Amy both of Pekin.
Services were Wednesday, Sept. 8 at the Brown Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Union Chapel Cemetery North of Milltown.

EVE F. (FISHER) ANDRES LIBS, 90, died on Thursday, September 16, 2010.
She was a longtime member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church and a past member of Daughters of Isabella, Knights of Columbus Auxiliary, and St. Mary of the Knobs Christian Mothers.
She was born on August 6, 1920 in Des Moines, Iowa to the late Walter A. and Mary Eva Gay (Frederick) Fisher. She is preceded in death by her husbands, Ambrose “Boody” Andres and Arthur Libs; sons, Larry Andres and Donald Libs; sisters, Mary K. Stumler and Millie Stiller; twin sister, Neva Stiller; and brother, Walter Fisher, Jr.
She is survived by her children, Carolyn Gehlbach (Larry), Vernetta Gettelfinger, Bruce Andres, JoAnn Pendleton (Ed), Robert “Boots” Andres, Alice Volpert (Steve), Robert Libs (Carol), Dick Libs (Betty), Jane Best (Dave), Pat Hutt (Frank), Linda Smith (Dick), Cathy Boone (Wayne), daughters-in-law, Retta Kelly and Bev Libs; sisters, Patsy Armstrong (Bob), Phyllis Fouts, Sharon Stiner (Jerry); brothers, Maurice Fisher (Elenora) and Eddie Fisher (Deanna); grandchildren, great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Services were Monday, September 20, at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church with burial to follow at the church cemetery.
Newcomer Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church or to Mount St. Francis Center for Spirituality.

DONNA SUE LITTLE, 58, Charlestown, died on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
She was born on Oct. 17, 1951 in Jeffersonville to Edward Sr. and Beatrice Roach Panther. She was a former registered nurse and a member of Jeffersonville Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Margaret Brown and brother Edward Panther Jr.
Survivors include her son Joshua R. Little of Sellersburg; sisters Nelda Aaron of Charlestown and Patricia Balmer of New Albany and brother Richard Panther of Nashville.
Services were Monday, Sept. 20 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown.

FANNIE LORINA HEINTZ/span>, 90, a resident of Lanier Gardens, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010.
A native of Corbin, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Samuel Josh Setser and Eva Taylor Setser. She was preceded in death by her three children, twins, Ronda and Sondra Heintz, and Michael Heintz. She was a member of Prince Avenue Baptist Church where she was active with her Sunday School class and the XYZ's Senior Adults. She was also a member of the Red Hat Society.
Survivors include daughters, Rita (Mitch) Hamby, Athens, Ga. and Loriena Paris, also of Athens; brother, Frank Setser of San Marcos, Tx.; sisters, Lucy Mae Jones of Girard, Ill., Dorotha Zink, Corydon, Mary Belle Heintz of Milltown and Sharon Denny of Sellersburg; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services were Sept. 18 in the chapel at Love Funeral Home. Interment followed at Central Barren Cemetery.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be sent to the Prince Ave. Baptist Church Building Fund, 2131 Ruth Jackson Rd. Bogart, Ga. 30622.

RICHARD A. "DICK" RANKIN, 88, died Friday, September 17, 2010 at the VA Medical Center in Louisville.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, known as “Tin Can Sailors.” He was in the Civilian Conservation Corp and a lifetime member of the American Rabbit Breeders Association, VFW Post 3281, American Legion Post 42, and Knights of Columbus Cardinal Ritter Council #1221. He was a past member of the McCullough and Lafayette Volunteer Fire Departments and retired from Colgate Palmolive Company after 40 years. A naturalist and storyteller in heart, he was an avid gardener, fisherman, and local historian who befriended all he met.
He was born on June 12, 1922 in Floyds Knobs to the late Algor and Catherine (Andres) Rankin. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Thelma (Keeley) Rankin and brother, Bill Rankin.
He is survived by his children, Linda K. (Ron) Wibbels, Patty A. (Dennis) Martin, all of Floyds Knobs, and Michael A. “Mike” (Toni) Rankin, Milltown; grandchildren, Deborah (Chris) Linderman, Mikki (Steve) Heitz all of Floyds Knobs, Aaron (Nilia) Green of Mooresville, Chris (Beth) Martin of Shepherdsville, Ky., Jacinda (Kevin) Banet and Ashley Martin, all of Floyds Knobs; 12 great-grandchildren; and longtime companion and friend, Lois Turner.
His Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 22, at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church with military honors and burial to follow at the church cemetery.
Newcomber Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

JOAN SIMON/span>, 63, of Hardinsburg died Friday, Sept. 17, 2010 at her home.
She was an employee of Wal-Mart at Paoli and a member of the Methodist faith.
She was born Aug. 20, 1947 in Columbus, the daughter of Silver Toye Massey and Frances DeSpain Massey.
On Dec. 24, 1981, she married Frank Simon, who survives.
She is also survived by a son, Frank Hansell of Pierre, S. Dakota; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, a daughter, April Hansell; two sisters, Ethel Hammack and Thelma Williamson; and a brother, Lawrence Massey, preceded her in death.
Sevices were Monday at McAdams Mortuary in Paoli.

LONNIE R. COATS/span>, 51, of Borden died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010 at his home.
He was a self-employed construction worker.
He was born August 25, 1959 in Salem,the son of Glen and Cora Lewellyn Coats.
He is survived by his wife, Jackie Jackson Coats of Borden. They were married October 9, 1992.
He is also survived by three daughters, Adrian Coats of Borden, Keisha Langolf of Jeffersonville and Maleah Coats of Chicago; a step-son, Nicholas White of Borden; a step-daughter, Autumn White of Borden; two brothers, Randy Coats of Borden and Loren Coats of Pekin; two sisters, Brenda Simmons of Bowling Green, Ky. and Christina Kemp of Campbellsburg; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Sonny Coats, a sister, Roberta Richey, and his parents.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Swayback Cemetery.

KENNETH R. HOKE, SR./span>, 66, of Palmyra died Sunday, Sept. 19 at Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville, Ky.
He was a retired employee of Ford Truck Plant in Louisville with 30 years of service. He was a Vietnam War Army veteran.
He was born Oct. 10, 1943 in Louisville, Ky., the son of Oscar and Mary Owens Hoke.
He is survived by his wife, Juanita Jordan Hoke. They were married June 17, 2005.
He is also survived by a son, Kenneth Ray "K.R." Hoke, Jr. of Dayton, Ohio; two daughters, Kim (Darren) Trueblood and Katrina (Isreal) Mount, both of Salem; a step-son, William O. Darnell of Wyoming; a step-daughter, Sherry McAdams of Salem; three sisters, Martha Sullivan and Doris Chesser, both of Salem and Joellen Potts of Borden; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Eddie. Paul "Bobo", Lucius and Louie Hoke, two sisters, Mary Hoke and Carolyn Jackson, and his parents.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 8 a.m. until time of service at Weathers Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Mt. Washington Cemetery, with military honors.

EDDIE LEE HALE, 62, Charlestown, died Friday, September 17 at St. Vincent Salem Hospital.
He was born September 22, 1947 in Clark County to Edgar and Opal Stewart Hale. He was a member of Faith World Outreach in Charlestown.
Survivors include his daughter Jhnellia and Eddie Clements of Campbellsville, Ky.; mother, Opal McClure, Charlestown, sister, Patricia and Bob Gofourth, Charlestown and three grandchildren.
Services were held Tuesday, September 21 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.

VIVIAN L. LOECHTE, 64, Pekin, died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010 at her home.
She was born Feb. 12, 1946 in New Albany, the daughter of Ralph (Tubby) Russell and Wilma Pixley Russell Foster. She was retired from Kimball's after 45 years. She was a member of the Pekin United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Jerry Loechte. They were married Oct. 6, 2007. She is also survived by a son, Jeffrey Croft, of Pekin; two daugthers, Denise Spencer of Calvert City, Ky. And Diane Lett of Pekin; a step-son, Jonathon Loechte of Salem; a step-daughter, Wendy Martin of Pekin; a sister, Connie Terrell of Sellersburg; her step-father, Carl Foster of North Carolina; seven grandchildren and seven step-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Olive Branch Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. and Thursday from 8 a.m. until the time of service.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to Washington County Cancer Crusaders.

CHARLENE M. PETERS, 78, Madison, died Friday, Sept. 17, 2010, at Manderley Health Care Center in Osgood, Ind.
She was a 1950 graduate of West High School in Columbus, Ohio and a retired director of Madison-Jefferson County Public Library where she worked for 30 years. After graduating from Ohio State University in 1954 with a degree in journalism, she worked at the newspaper in White Plains, N.Y.
She was a member of Lutheran Faith but faithfully attended Prince of Peace Catholic for several years. She was also a member of Daughters of the American Revolution, the American Association of University Women, PSI IOTA SI Sorority, Friends of the Library and was a Girl Scout leader.
She was a founding member of the Girls Club and the Welcome Wagon in Madison.
She was born Jan. 29, 1932, at Fort Wayne, to Howard and Juanita Yaekel Bowers.
On March 20, 1954, she married Gerald R. Peters, who survives.
Other survivors include: two daughters, Teresa "Terry" Thixton, Pekin, and Katherine "Kathy" (Carl) Taul, Versailles, Ind.; three sons, Michael H. (Kathy) Peters, Indianapolis, Bryan C. (Beth) Peters, Urbana, Ill., and Craig A. (Tonya) Peters, Gosport, Australia; a sister, Reta (Dewitt) Friend, Plain City, Ohio; a sister-in-law, Donna (John) Yaklevich; a brother-in-law, Daniel (Helene) Peters;14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Her parents and an infant daughter, Christina Peters, preceded her in death.
Visitation is from 2 p.m. Friday until time of service.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at Vail-Holt Funeral Home Hilltop Chapel, with Rev. John Meyer officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Friends of the Library or Daughters of the American Revolution. Contribution envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

LEONARD E. CRANE, 72, died Friday, Sept. 17, 2010, at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon. He was a retired employee of General Electric in Louisville and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was born April 27, 1938, in Washington County, to Eli Clarkson and Lula Deweese Crane. His wife, Alma F. Evaline Crane, survives. Other survivors include: two sons, Anthony Ray Crane and Leonard C. Crane, both of Corydon; two daughters, Sheila Kay Coffman, Marengo, and Anita Fay Ferguson, Lanesville; two sisters, Diana Worman, Bloomington, and Donna Woodward, Salem; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. His parents; two brothers, Lloyd Crane and Lowell Crane; and two sisters, Darlene Reece and Dorothy Haub, preceded him in death. Visitation is from 2-8 p.m. Monday and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Livonia Cemetery.

TRESSIE SMETHERS, 76, Carrolton, Ky., died Monday, September 13, at Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton, Ky. The Mistletoe, Ky., native was a member of Mt. Parion Baptist Church in Austin and was a housewife. Survivors include daughters, Debra Kreimes of Charlotte, N.C., Arlene Couch of Clemson, S.C.; sons, Dennis Smithers of Carrollton, Ky.,; brothers, Elmer Couch of Austin, Doc Couch of Ausitn; Dillard Couch of Manchester, Ky.; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral service was on Thursday, September 16, at Buchanan Funeral Home with the Rev. Roy Allen officiating. Burial was at the Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.

MANNON "BOBBY" ABNER WOODS/span>, 56, North Vernon, died Monday, September 13, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. The Perry County, Ky., native owned and operated W&W Autocare in Atlanta, Ga. And later moved to North Vernon where he worked at Lowe’s Distribution Center. He was a member of the Moose Lodge and the Eagles. Survivors include his son, Zach Woods, Lawrenceville, Ga., three sisters, Carolyn and Joyce Davidson of Kentucky, and Cathy Lockhard of North Vernon; five brothers, Jim Woods of Columbus, Grant Woods of North Vernon and Felix, Floyd and Danny Woods, all of Kentucky; Cremation was planned with a family gather on Friday, September 17 at Sawyer-Picket Funeral Home.

MILES KENNETH "KEN" MUMFORD/span>, 85, Scottsburg died Tuesday, September 14, at Hampton Oaks Health Campus in Scottsburg. The Louisville, Ky., native graduated from the University of Louisville as a Certified Laboratory and X-Ray Technician. He retired as vice-president for the Indiana Hospital Association in Indianapolis. He also served as Chief of Laboratory and X-Ray Department for U.S. Steel Hospital in Lynch, Ky., and John Graves Ford Hospital in Geogetown, Ky. He supervised construction of the Carroll County Hospital in Carrollton, Ky., and served as Administrator there for 12 years. He also served as the Administrator of Scott Memorial Hospital for 10 years. He was a member and past Elder of the Scottsburg Presbyterian Church, was an U.S. Army veteran of W.W.II where he served as a medic, served on the Board of Directors for Life Spring Mental Health and also Health Care Excel Indiana. He also served on various Hospital Boards in Kentucky and Indiana. Survivors include his wife, Mildred Mumford; a sister, Doris Culver of Louisville, Ky., a brother, E. Bruce Mumford of Apopka, Fl., two nieces and five nephews. Funeral services are at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 19, at Scottsburg Presbyterian Church. Burial will be private in the Resthaven Cemetery in Lousiville, Ky., Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, September 18, at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, and from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to his church or to Scott Memorial Hospital Foundation in care of Collins Funeral Home.

DIANA MCCLELLAN LODGE/span>, 67, Houston, Tx., formerly of Scottsburg, died Saturday, September 11, in Houston, Tx. The Phoenix, Az., native was in retail sales and was a member of Zoah Christian Church. Survivors include her husband, Charles D. Lodge of Houston, Tx., two sons, David John Lodge of Oklahoma City, Ok., John Paul Lodge of Houston, Tx; one granddaughter; a sister, Kathleen Roberts of Desoto, Tx. Funeral service was Wednesday, September 22, at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Melinda Roberts will be officiating. Burial will be in the Zoah Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Stand Up 2 Cancer, in care of the funeral home.

CHARLOTTE A. WILSON/span>, 71, Scottsburg, died Wednesday, September 15, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany. The Starlight native was a retired custodian for Scott County School District II in Scottsburg and a member of the Church of the American Martyrs in Scottsburg. Survivors include her husband, Robert L. Wilson; daughter, Carol K. Osborne of Sellersburg; a son, Bobby Wilson of Scottsburg; two brothers, Edward Missi, Jr., of Floyds Knobs, and Roy Missi of Sellersburg; two sisters, Viola Eckert and Evelyn Hodges, both of Sellersburg; three grandchildren; Briana Guernsey, Brinley Wilson and Michael Osborne, II and two great-grandchildren. Funeral service was Monday, September 20, at the American Martyrs Catholic Church in Scottsburg with burial in the Oak Hill Cemetery. Collins Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Memorial contributions can be made to the Scott County Humane Society through the funeral home.

ROBERT H. GINGHER/span>, 93, Crothersville, died Wednesday, September 15, at Norton Hospital in Louisville. The Fort Wayne native, was served as a manager and assistant basketball coach to the Manchester College Basketball team. He earned his principal and Superintendent’s license from Indiana University. He served in the United States Army serving as a radio mechanic during WWII. He was a coach, principal and superintendent at Klondike, West Lafayette, Dugger, Edinburgh, Medora and Crothersville. He served as Crothersville’s Superintendent from 1969 to 1977 then retiring from Medora in 1981. He was a member of the Brownstown Presbyterian Church, Crothersville Lions Club, American Legion Post No. 89 in Seymour and retired teachers organization. Survivors include his Ann Gingher; daughter, Kimberly Gingher of Knox. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 20, at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville Graveside services were held on Tuesday, September 21, at Providence Cemetery near Mulberry, where the American Legion from Frankfort conducted the military services. Memorial donations may be given to Brownstown Presbyterian Church of Girls, Inc., in care of Adams Funeral Home.

GAEL NANNETTE BUNCH/span>, 73, Scottsburg, died Saturday, September 18, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg. The Jackson, Mi., native was a former mail carrier for the old I.C.I. American in Charlestown and a former member of Phi Beta Psi Sorority. Survivors include three daughters, Debbie Hall of Scottsburg, Jo Ann McCullough of Lexington and Connie Basham of Commiskey; a sister, Carol Banks of Cottonwood, Az., 7 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Direct cremation was chosen with services to be announced at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made in care of Collins Funeral Home to Phi Beta Psi Cancer Research.

MARVIN l. MYERS, 74, Deputy, died Friday, September 17, at the Hanover Nursing Center. He worked for the Ford Motor Company in Indianapolis where he worked in quality control. He was a member of the UAW Post 1111. Survivors include his wife, Sue Carroll McClammer; two sons, Reese Myers of Columbia City and Darren Myers of Scottsburg; two daughters, Cheryl Althoff of Cross Plains and Kelly Hatcher of Wilkinson; 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; one sister, Bonnie Crull of Pendleton. Funeral services was held Tuesday, September 21, at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Randy Thieman officiating. Burial was in the St. Paul Cemetery at Olean. Memorials may be given to St. Paul’s Cemetery in care of the funeral home.

FANNIE MAE PRATHER BARKER, 78, Deputy; died Sunday, September 12, at her home in Deputy. The Richmond, Ky., native was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church in Deputy and served as the Sunday School Teacher, youth leader, church clerk, choir director and assistant pianist. She was a teacher’s aid at Deputy Elementary School. She was also a nurse’s aid at Scott Memorial Hospital. She also attended First Baptist Church and the Columbus Emmaus Community, all in Columbus. Survivors include two sons, Gerald Barker and his wife, Katherine of Kannapolis, N.C., and Robert Barker of Deputy; her daughter, Patsy Craig of Scottsburg and 13 grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren and 22 step-great-grandchildren and four step-great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service was Thursday, September 15, at Bethany Baptist Church in Deputy with the Rev. Dan Cash, the Rev. Jon Carlstrom and the Rev. Dennis Thoams officiating. Morgan and Nay Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Burial was in the Bethany Cemetery in Deputy.

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