Obituaries October 6, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
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CARL MARTIN,, 64, Pekin, died Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010, at Indianapolis University Medical Center.
He was a retired minister of 25 years and a member of the Pekin Methodist Church.
He was born Feb. 21, 1946, at New Albany, to John and Agnes Jackson Martin.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Oliver Martin.
Survivors include: his wife of 40 years, the former Linda Babcock, four sisters, Margie Richey, Sellersburg, and Zelona Hilbig, Mildred Martin and Kathy Marshall, all of Palmyra; a brother, Ray Martin, Campbellsburg; and a sister-in-law, Nancy Martin, Pekin. Services were conducted on Monday, September 27 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in Bethlehem Cemetery.


SUSAN MARDELLA SAPPENFIELD, 87, Palmyra, died Sunday, September 26 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born as an identical twin on May 18, 1933 in Iowa. She was a 1952 graduate of Silver Creek High School and proudly served in the Air Force, in the Public Relations Department. She was a member of Palmyra Church of Christ. She had 11 sibling, seven brothers and four sisters.
She is survived by three sisters, her twin sister, Lue Ella Buresewicz, Missouri, Verna Hicks, California and Ruth Bega, Florida.
Services were conducted on Friday, October 1 at Love Funeral Home with burial in Palmyra Cemetery.


GAYLE D. HULGAN, 91, Madison, formerly of Hardinsburg, died Monday, September 27 at The Waters of Clifty Falls Nursing Center.
She was born on November 9, 1917 in Washington County, the daughter of the late Glenn Davis and Nola Davis McKinney.
She was a Washington County bus driver for 38 years and always owned the school bus she drove. She was an avid gardener and farmer and was a member of Hardinsburg Homemakers. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald and one sister, Helen L. Davis.
Survivors include: one sister, Thelma Hofing, Lafayette, nieces and nephews, friend and neighbor, Olive Johnson.
Services were conducted on Saturday, October 2 at Love Funeral Home with burial in Hardinsburg Cemetery.


MARY LOUISE AMY CLARK, 92, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010 at her residence in Clarksville.
She was born in Illinois, and was a resident of Clark County most of her life.
She was a homemaker, worked as a nurse's aide, and was a member of Colgate Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband of 72 years, Elmer Lee Clark; sons, Larry D. Clark of Salem; Elmer Lewis “Buddy” Clark of Clarksville; sister, Freda Nale Irwin; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Kraft Funeral Service on Charlestown Road in New Albany.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 1, at the Kraft Chapel. Private burial will follow in the Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.

HATTIE PATRICIA "PAT" BARRY, 95, Georgetown, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2010 at Lincoln Hills Health Center.
She was the former Hattie Murphy and was a homemaker.
Survivors include, daughter, Brenda J. Barry of Georgetown and granddaughter, Jenny Roby of Oregon.
She was preceded in death by her husband,, Brent B. Barry and a daughter Claudia Sue Roby.
Funeral will be Thursday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. at Seabrook, Dieckman & Naville Funeral Home in New Albany.
Interment is private and and will be at Edwardsville Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may go to Life Spann or Animal Rescue League.

BERNETTA HARDY, 73, of Indianapolis died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010.
She was born July 7, 1937 in Washington County, the daughter of Rawleigh and Stella Barksdale.
She was married to Russell Hardy for 50 years. He survives.
Other survivors include: a daughter, Beth Ann Hardy, a son, Kent Hardy, two brothers, Jerome Barksdale and Dennis Barksdale and her cat, Nakita.
Memorial contributions can be made to American Cancer Society or Multiple Sclerosis Society. Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center-Broad Ripple are handling arrangements. Condolences may be made to the family on-line by visiting

FREDERICK R. LANHAM, 76, of Salem, died Wednesday, Sept. 29 at St. Vincent Hospital in Salem.
He was born January 25, 1934 in Rocky Fork, West Virginia, the son of L.E. and Bessie Shamblin Lanham. He was a retired service manager from Jim O'Neal Ford. He was a Korean War Army veteran and a member of Life Tabernacle Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillie Mae Lanham on Nov. 8, 2009 and his parents.
Survivors include three sons, Rick (Debbie) and Rolland (Linda) Lanham, both of Pekin and Roger (Deanna) Lanham of Salem; a daughter, Rayna Sue (Denis) Elrod of Salem; four brothers, Tom and Harold Lanham, both of Aurora, Ill., Ronald (Barbara) Lanham of Newnan, Ga. and Darrell (Carol) Lanham of Pekin; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 4-8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until the time of service.

LONNIE RAY "CHICO" GOSS, 59, Salem died Wednesday, Sept. 29 at St. Vincent Hospital of Salem.
He was born Feb. 4, 1951 in Borden, the son of Parvin L. and Geneva Carlin Goss. He was a former employee of Mosier Leather Tannery, Amaray and Hitachi Cable. He was a Vietnam War Army veteran and a member of V.F.W.
He was preceded in death by his brother Ronnie Goss and his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Dailey Goss. They were married Dec. 19, 1981. He is also survived by two sons, Dustin Ray and Waylon Lee Goss both of Salem; a brother, Gary Stucker of Salem; two sisters, Gloria Gibson of Pekin and Geraldine Gardner of Fort Worth, Texas and four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Friday, Oct. 1 at 1 p.m. at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Martinsburg Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be Thursday, Sept. 30 from 4-8 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. until time of service.

MINNIE ALICE REYNOLDS COMPTON, 73, died on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother as well as a member of the North Charlestown Church of God.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Ray Compton; six children; Alice Smith, Lander Compton, Lanny Compton, LaRita Stapleton, Lance Compton and Jennifer Switalski; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Services will be Sunday, Oct. 3 at 2 p.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Burial will follow in Charlestown Cemetery.


FLORIDA ELIZABETH BOSTON, 83, Fredericksburg, died Friday, Oct. 1, 2010.
She was born Oct. 9, 1926, at Salem. Her husband, Glen Boston and granddaughter, preceded her in death.
Survivors include: a daughter, Leona May Satterwhite, Fredericksburg; a son, Carl Ray Boston, Fredericksburg; two sisters, Verlene Hendrich, New Albany, and Darile Stockdale, Floyds Knobs; three brother, Elwin Wilson, Dee Wilson, both of Indianapolis, and Veryl Wilson of Jacksonville, Fla.; and a granddaughter, Amy Angela Satterwhite.
Services were held on Monday, October 4 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in Mount Carmel Cemtery.


BERTHA WELLS, 91, Salem, died Sunday, October 3 at The Waters in Salem.
She was born on October 25, 1918 to Harry and Minnie Kelly Bateman. She was a retired employee of B.F. Goodrich and a member of Pekin United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Wells, son Lowell Bruce Wells, five brothers, two sisters, her parents and a great-grandchild.
Survivors include three sons, David Keith and Richard Lee Wells, Salem, Stephen Ray Wells of Pekin, two daughters, Barbara Ernestine Robarge, Corydon and Lois Vaughn Thomas of Columbus, 15 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held on Wednesday, October 6 at Weathers Funeral home with burial in Mt. Washington Cemetery.


SOPHIA HENDRICH, 87, Central Barren, died. Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, at Corydon.
She was born at Manchester, Ky.
Her husband, Raymond Hendrich, a brother and three sisters preceded her in death.
Survivors include: a son, Don (Carolyn) Richards; a daughter, Kathy (Perry) Vanderespt; two sisters, Edith Hendrich and Roberta Roberts; six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Services were held on Monday, October 4, at Love Funeral Home with burial in Central Barren Cemetery.


PEGGY G. "VIPER" CLARK, 68, Salem, died Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, at his residence.
Arrangements are pending at Dawalt Funeral Home in Salem.


KIMBERLY A. WOODS-BELLS, 39, Lamar, Ind., died at 11:48 a.m. Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.
She was a receptionist at St. Francis Animal Hospital in Dale, Ind.
She loved and cared for all animals was an avid UK fan and loved music and classical movies. She was born March 1, 1971, at Salem, to Ronald V. and Sandra Pratt Woods.
Her paternal and maternal grandparents preceded her in death.
On Dec. 11, 2004, she married John D. Bell, who survives, other survivors include: her father, Ronald V. Woods, Salem; her mother, Sandra Leinenbach, Huntingburg; and a brother, Greg A. Woods, Huntingburg.
Services were conducted on Tuesday, October 5 at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand with burial to follow in Buffaloville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dubois or Spencer County Humane Societies or St. Francis Animal Hospital.


SHARON BARTON,Corydon, formerly Sharon Miller of Salem, died September 27 after a long battle with cancer.
She was a former employee of Salem Farmers Citizens Bank and Watterson College. She was a member of Kansas Church of Christ.
Survivors include on daughter, Laurel Lightfoot, Jeffersonville, one son, David and Angie Miller, Mississippi, sister, Linda Manship, brother, Ronnie Alexander, Corydon, and six grandchildren.
Services were held on Friday, October 1 in Corydon.


ROBERT WILLIAM ZEHE, 79, died Sunday, October 2 at Norton Hospital.
Services will be conducted on Thursday, October 7 at noon Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington.
Visitation will be held after 10 a.m. Thursday.


CAROLYN SUE DEATON, 69, Scottsburg, died Wednesday, September 29, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
The Scottsburg native was a homemaker.
Survivors include a daughter, Alice Stidham of Scottsburg; two sisters, Irene Hunter of Danville and Ilene Hunter of Lafayette; three brothers, James E. and George Williams, both of Scottsburg and Lowell Williams of Austin; a grandson, several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 2, at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg with burial in the Scottsburg Cemetery.

CHRISTINE HURT, 80, Austin, died Wednesday, September 29, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
The Perry County, Ky., native was retired from Smith’s Cabinet Factory in Salem.
Survivors include her husband, Chief Hurt of Austin; daughters, Phyllis Church of Austin, Kathleen Julian of Scottsburg, Connie Jackson of Williamsburg, Ky., Della Shelton of Williamsburg, Ky.,; sister, Maudie Collins of Austin; brother, Morris Campbell of Winchester, Ky; 7 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was Sunday, October 3, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, with the Rev. Larry J DeWitt officiating.
Burial was in the New Providence Cemetery in Austin.

VIRGINIA DARE CAUDELL, 93, Madison, died Wednesday, September 29, at Hampton Oaks in Scottsburg.
The Lee County, Ky., native was a member of the First Baptist Church in Austin and was a retired farmer. She was a member of the Madison Homemakers Club, Madison Garden Club, and the LaBelle Riviere Lodge No. 624 in Madison and Order of Eastern Star No. 107 in Austin.
Survivors include a daughter, Joyce Henretty of New Albany; sons, Douglas Caudell of Austin and Paul Duvall of Titusville, Fl., nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, October 2, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Dave Huey officiating. Burial was in the Scottsburg Cemetery in Scottsburg.


GENE P. TERRELL, 73, Scottsburg, died Thursday, September 23.
He was a farmer and worked at Farm Production Co-op in Scottsburg.
Survivors include a sister, Mary E. Dryden of Scottsburg.
There were no service. A private funeral was held. Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


MARY ALICE SANDIFER WEBBER,88, Lexington, died Saturday, October 2, at Hanover Health & Rehab Center in Hanover.
The Florence, S.C., native was retired from the Madison State Hospital as a psychiatric attendant. She also worked in the Developmental Services in Madison and she was also a farmer. She was a member of the Kent Christian Church in Kent.
Survivors include three sons, Tom Webber of Lexington; Ralph S. Webber of West Harford, Ct., Philip L. Webber of Richmond, Va., a sister, Catherine Sandifer of Florence, S.C., a brother, Philip Sandifer of Florence, S.C., seven grandchildren, one great-grandson; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were Wednesday, October 6, at Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison with Doug Lee officiating. Burieal will be in the Vevay Cemetery in Vevay.

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