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Obituaries October 27, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 26 October 2010 00:00

 

HELEN D. "NONNY" (SIPES) WOLFE, 67
LYDIA MYCIO BILYK, 63
ANTHONY EUGENE "TONY" AVERY, 49
ETHELYNE (LEFFLER) BOYER, 96
CAROLE LOUISE COCHRAN, 72
DOROTHY G. WELLS, 78
LAURA ALICE STEWART BRADBURY, 89
RICHARD C. HICKMAN, 80
ROSEMARY I. DEATON, 61
KATHY M. FERGISON, 56
MILLARD HOBBS, 77
WAYNE "DOC" WATTS, 81
LEWIS "GENE" HURST, 80
LANA KAY FISHER, 61
JENNY LYNN (GREEN) CHATMAN, 38
JAMES EDWARDS RICKETTS, 59
DONALD CHESTER LOPP, 72
JOHN P. WOOD, 63
HAZEL BLAIR, 93
LEWIS GENE HURST, 80
ALBERTA HURST, 82
GLENN CHARLES BOWER, 80
DAVID RAY ADAMS, 72
MARVIN IVAN CASEY, 63
IZELLA MAE AMMONS, 88
HELEN KILBURN JEWELL ATKINS, 89
LUCILLE TINGLE RICKETTS, 83
BARBARA ANN WHITE, 67
RICHARD LEE (TOM) SAWYER, 82
SHEILA EILEEN NEWMAN, 62
JAMES EDWARD DEFIBAUGH, 13
PAMELA S. JONES, 50
KENNETH C. EVANS
EVELYN LOUISE THOMAS, 76

HELEN D. "NONNY" (SIPES) WOLFE,, 67, Pekin, died on Sunday, October 17, 2010.
She was born on Feb. 17, 1943 in Louisville to the late Carl F. and Thelma Louise (Monroe) Sipes and was retired from the Pillsbury Company after 23 years and was an employee at Carla's Family Restaurant.
She is survived by her daughters, Carla (Chuck) Fultz, Torey J. Wolfe of Irvington, Ky.; a son, Scott F. Wolfe of Elizabethtown, Ky; sister, Jane (Daniel) Boone; brother, Leslie (Sherry) Sipes; grandchildren, Brooke Hubacher, Seth Nolot, Ryan, Tyler and Sarah Wolfe and Cody and Logan Fultz; great-grandchildren, Sophia Nolot, Adlyn Hubacher and Jacob Wolfe.
Cremation was chosen. Newcomer Funeral Home in New Albany was in charge of the arrangements.
Memorial services to be announced at a later date.

 


LYDIA MYCIO BILYK, 63, died Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at her home.
She was an X-Ray Technician for Saint Mary and Elizabeth in Louisville, and a member of St. Joe Hill Catholic Church.
She is preceded in death by a son, Michael H. Bilyk, III, father, Anthony Mycio, Sr., and a brother, Anthony Mycio, Jr.
She is survived by her mother, Anna Mycio of Borden; her son, Peter (Alicia) Bilyk of Borden; daughter, Michelle (Jerome) Fabanich and five grandchildren.
A funeral mass will be held at noon Friday, Oct. 22 at St. Joe Hill Catholic Church with burial to follow at St. Joe Hill Catholic Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at the Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Southern Indiana.

 


ANTHONY EUGENE "TONY" AVERY, 49, Greenville, died Saturday Oct. 16 in Roland, Oklahoma.
He was born in Louisville and was a former resident of Orange County prior to moving to Oklahoma. He was formerly a surveyor for the state of Oklahoma and for the last 15 years was employed with Duit Construction Company, Inc. as a project Superintendent.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother Kathleen S. Bennett.
He is survived by his mother, Sarah A. Ross of Greenville; sister, Cheryl Ross-Voyles of Fredericksburg; brothers, Bill Noe, of Hardinsburg and Russell Ross of Lake City, Fla; nephews, Josh Ross and Jesse Bogard and one niece Danielle Voyles.
Visitation will be after 9 a.m. On Oct. 21 at Kraft Funeral Service, which is located at 708 E. Spring Street in New Albany.
The service will be at noon Thursday, Oct. 21 with a graveside service at 2 p.m. in the Hardinsburg Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Diabetes Association.



ETHELYNE (LEFFLER) BOYER, 96, Shell Point Village, Ft. Myers, Florida, died on September 13, 2010.
She was born at home in Locust Point, Indiana on September 8, 1914, she was preceded in death by her husband Clarence who died in the 48th year of their marriage on March 8, 1985.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, Arch and Ida Leffler, and her three brothers, Chester, Glen and Kermit. She became the first member of her family to graduate from college when she matriculated from Hanover College in 1937. While her principle focus and goal was always on her family, she achieved professional acclaim and recognition for her excellence as a loving and effective teacher of fourth- and fifth-grade students in the Springfield Pennsylvania School District. Throughout her life she was actively involved with the church and sustained by her faith.
She is survived by her children Jeanne (Bill) Todd, Dawn Roxby, Mahlon (Diane) and Marc Boyer; by her grandchildren Pamela Nuss, Robin (Ed) Gefen, Jennifer Nuss, Karen (Garrett) Pope, Jason (Nikki) and David (Devon) Roxby, Timothy (Elizabeth), Christopher and Andrew Boyer; her eight great-grandchildren, Andrew, Lilah, Laura, Daniel, Cameron, Kaitlyn, Rowan and Noah Brian; and many other friends and relatives.
Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 1 p.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home located at 206 East Main Street in New Washington.
In lieu of flowers, our mother requested that any donations be made to the Alice B. Lloyd College, 100 Purpose Road, Pippa Passes, Kentucky 41844.



CAROLE LOUISE COCHRAN, 72, Charlestown, died Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
She was born on July 16, 1938 to Henry and Lois Boswell Sutliff in Cayuga, IN. She retired from ICI Americas where she worked in quality control, a member of the Charlestown Cemetery Association, and she was a member of the North Charlestown Church of God.
She was preceded in death by her husband Maurice Cochran, son, Jeff Cochran, and her grandson, Chris Wright.
Survivors include her sons, John (Sue) Cochran of Charlestown, and James (Michele) Cochran of Vanceburg, Ky; sister, Marie Edminston of California; grandchildren, Zane and Zack Pope.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 22, 2010 at 11 a.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home, with burial in the Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 3pm to 8pm, and after 9am on Friday.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the North Charlestown Church of God at 1803 Edgewood Dr., Charlestown, IN 47111.



DOROTHY G. WELLS, 78 of Lexington, Indiana, died Friday, October 15, at her residence.
She is a Madison native. She was a retired paint assembler for the old Kawneer Company in Carrollton, Kentucky where she worked for 26 years.
Survivors include her husband, Orval Wells, Jr.; three daughters, Kathy Cavendish of Lakeland, Florida, Toni Ann Hall of Madison, Indiana and Dorothy Richie of Lexington,; three sons, Robert Wells of North Vernon, Ronnie Wells of Deputy, and Glen Wells of Lexington, two brothers, Clyde Kidd of Deputy, and Johnny Kidd of Madison; three sisters, Juanita Jumps and Wilma Stewart both of Madison, and Mary Helen Wilhoite of Hanover, 19 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
Funeral Service was Tuesday, October 19, at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Lexington Cemetery.



LAURA ALICE STEWART BRADBURY, 89, Madison, died Tuesday, October 19, at Hickory Creek of Madison.
The Crothersville native, was a graduate of Crothersville High School and was employed with the Madison State Hospital in Madison working in the kitchen and laundry department. She was a member of the Wirt Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Shelly Lewis of Madison, three grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter, several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, October 23, at Morgan and Nay Funeral Home in Madison. Pastor Troy Hedges will officiate.
Burial will be in the Grandview Memorial Gardens in Madison.



RICHARD C. HICKMAN, 80, Scottsburg, died Wednesday, October 20, at Hampton Oaks in Scottsburg.
The Guthrie native was a member of the Jehovah's Witness in Scottsburg and served in the U.S. Navy in the Korean War. He was a charter member of the V.F.W. Post 6582 and a member of the American Legion Post No. 234 in Scottsburg.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Hickman; daughters, Shannon Richie of Scottsburg, Racael Hickman of North Carolina; sons, Boo L. Hickman of Scottsburg; Bobby Richie of Scottsburg, Donny Richie of Austin, Lonnie Richie of Scottsburg, Steve Richie of Scottsburg; sister, Linda Howard of Louisville; brothers, Bob Hickman of Indianapolis, Charles Hickman of Rogersville, Tn., Gerald Hickman of Austin and Harry Doane of Memphis.
Funeral service was on Friday, October 22, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with Ron Phillips officiating.
Entombment will be at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Madison.



ROSEMARY I. DEATON, 61, Austin, Monday, October 11, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
The Earlville, Il., native was a member of the Trinity House of Prayer in Austin.
Survivors include daughters, Kimberly Smith of Scottsburg, Amy Luvianos of Austin; sons, Carl Zobal of Michigan, Shawn Smith of Madison, Jamie Murdock of Socttsburg, Matthew Murdock of Austin; sisters, Bonnie Anderson of Tampico, Il., Vickie Reed of Stirling, Il., brothers, Dewayne Link of Ky., Kurt Link of California; step-father, Donald Vahowen of Earlville, Il.; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Memorial service was Saturday, October 16, at Trinity House of Prayer in Austin with the Rev. Billie Joe Deaton officiating. Buchanan Funeral Home of Austin was in charge of the arrangements.



KATHY M. FERGISON, 56, Lexington, died Wednesday, October 20.
She was a Scott County native and was previously employed at Arvin’s in Madison. She was a member of Alpha Baptist Church, former member of the Scott County Sheriff’s Posse, former member of the Saddle Club.
Survivors include two daughters, Barbie Carey of Lexington, Linda Smith of Lexington; sons, Robbie Fergison of Lexingotn, Scott Fergison; brothers, Ronnie Collier of Charlestown, Larry Collier of Scottsburg, Ray Collier of Seymour; sisters, Pam Eddlemon of Jeffersonville; 10 grandchildren.
Funeral service was Friday, October 22, at 7 p.m. at Stewart and Hoagland Funeral Home. A private burial is scheduled. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday.
Pastor Rodger Coy officiated.



MILLARD HOBBS, 77, Pekin, died Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
He was a member of the New Providence Masonic Lodge #237, a U.S. Air Force Veteran and retired from the Ford Motor Truck Plant in Louisville.
He was born Nov. 13, 1932, at Pennington Gap, Va., to John Alonzo and Sadie Vance Garrett Hobbs.
He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers, J.C. Hobbs, Lee Roy Hobbs, Tom Hobbs and Jack Hobbs.
Survivors include: a son, Michael Hobbs, Salem; a daughter, Christina "Tina" Hall, Pekin; one grandson, Stephen Hobbs, and two great-grandchildren, Clayton and Presley Hobbs.
Services were conducted on Wednesday, October 13 at Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home with full military burial in Mt. Washington Cemetery.



WAYNE "DOC" WATTS, 81, Greenville, died Friday, Oct. 15 at his residence.
He was a member and deacon emeritus of First Southern Baptist Church in Floyds Knobs, a past master of the Masonic Lodge for over 56 years, a veteran of the U.S. Army, a retired employee of General Electric after 35 years, and a master craftsman. He was the son of the late Joe and Callie Watts of Lost Creek, Ky.
His wife of 62 years, Orlena Mae Watts, survives.
Other survivors include: a daughter, Barbara Utz; three sisters, Clara McCleese, Martha Smith and Vanessa Baker of Jackson, Ky.; and one grandson.
A Masonic service was held at 7 p.m. Sunday, October 17 at the funeral home and funeral services were held on Monday, October 18 at First Southern Baptist Church in Floyds Knobs with burial in Greenville Cemetery burial followed in Greenville Cemetery. Love Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.



LEWIS GENE HURST, 80, Pekin, died Wednesday, October 20 at his home.
He was born on June 8, 1930 in Borden to Abe and Mildred Kirtley Hurst. He was a boilermaker and a Korean War Army Veteran and a member of VFW.
He was preceded in death by his wife Betty Blankenbaker, one brother, Tony Hurst and his parents.
Survivors include one son, mark Hurst, Pekin, five daughters, Teena Morris, new Albany; Robin Hurst,, Monica Tankersley and Kim Martin all of Salem and Katrice Ellis, Pekin, one sister, Katie Blankenbaker, Pekin, 21 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
There will be non visitation or services.



LANA KAY FISHER, 61, died Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at King’s Daughter Hospital in Madison.
She was born on August 31, 1949 to June Leroy and Dorothy Mae Baker Huttsell in Jefferson Co. She was a dietician for Hanover Nursing Home.
Survivors include her sons, Brent Fisher of New Washington, and Ryan D. Fisher of Nabb; Father, June Huttsell of Nabb; brother, Terry Huttsell of Nabb; ex-husband, Roger Fisher of Hanover.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 25, 2010 at 1pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington, with burial in the Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be after 11am on Monday.



JENNY LYNN (GREEN) CHATMAN, 38, died Wednesday evening, October 20, 2010 at her home.
She was a member of the New Albany Token Club and was fascinated with “Hello Kitty” and “Strawberry Shortcake” cartoons.
He was born on May 6, 1972 in Denver, Colorado to John C. Green and Rose Ann (Thompson) Klueh of New Albany. She was preceded in death by her niece, Chloe Newman.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Jamie L. Chatman, Sr.; children, Amber N. Hunter and her life partner, Devon Kirsch and Jamie L. Chatman, Jr.; sisters, Tammy S. (Green) Christmon and Christy L. Newman and her husband, Aaron; nieces, Paige Christmon and Hayley Newman; and her very special aunts, Irma Bradford and Kathy Halcomb, all of New Albany.
Cremation was chosen; and a Memorial Service will be held at 1 PM on Saturday, October 23, 2010 at Galatian Baptist Church (2020 Marilyn Avenue, New Albany).



JAMES EDWARDS RICKETTS, 59, Henryville, died Thursday, October 21, 2010 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born on March 20, 1951 in Louisville, the son of Richard and Muriel Durrett Ricketts. He worked in the retail industry.
Survivors include his wife Bettie Wolf Ricketts; stepson Randy Mattingly of Henryville; stepdaughter Bobbie Jo Mosley of Sellersburg; a sister, Jerrie Wooley of Louisville; grandchildren, Codie Ann Mosley, Faith Mosley and Kaelin Mosely.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Peyton Gorbandt.
Services were Monday, Oct. 25 at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown.



DONALD CHESTER LOPP, 72, Georgetown, died Thursday, October 21, 2010 at his home.
He was born Sept. 22, 1938, in Mauckport to the late Forrest and Alma Jacobs Lopp. He was a 38 year retiree of the Gardner Lane Post Office in Louisville. He was also a former barber.
He was a member of the Edwardsville United Methodist Church, the Pisgah Masonic Lodge #32 F and AM in Corydon and was an Air Force veteran.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Kenneth Lopp.
Survivors include his wife Mickey Perkins Lopp; his children, Don (Melissa) Lopp of Floyds Knobs, Cindy (Jay) Stillman of Georgetown; sisters, Donna (John) Frank of Laconia and Carolyn Bussabarger of Corydon; his grandchildren, Andrew and Ben Stillman and Connor and Madelyn Lopp and many neices, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, at his church with burial in the Otterbein Cemetery near Laconia with Pastor Bev Perry officiating.
Visitation will be from 1-5 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at his church.
The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to the Ottterbein Cemetery Fund.



JOHN P. WOOD, 63, of Salem died Saturday, October 23, 2010 at St. Vincent Salem Hospital.
He was a retired salesman for the Yellow Book Phone Directory, a long time radio broadcaster with WSLM Radio, and a former bartender. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Salem, graduated from Anderson High School in 1965, was a 1969 graduate of the National Broadcasting School in Kansas City, Missouri and was a past member of the Salem Rotary Club.
On April, 9th 2004, he married Jeanie (Jones) Wood, who survives.
Other survivors include one son, John D. (Susanne) Wood of Sellersburg; one daughter, April D. Wood of Clarksville; one step-son, Tony (Kelly) Coats of Waterford, Wis.; two step-daughters: Tammi Nicholson of Salem and Tanya (Mike) Konerman of Bloomington; one brother, David (Sharon) Wood of Anderson; one sister, Carol Marcotte of Littleton, Colorado and eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Ralph Wood.
Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at Dawalt Funeral Home.
The funeral service is 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with Rev. Stephen Fisher and Bro. Robert Holler officiating.
Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery in Salem.
Memorial contributions may be made to Washington County Youth First, c/o Beth Armstrong, 1707 N. Shelby Street, Salem, IN 47167.



HAZEL BLAIR, 93, formerly of Salem, died October 20, 2010 at the Batavia Nursing Care Center in Batavia, Ohio. Born on November 21, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Robert Taylor and Margaret Parratt Taylor.
She was a retired nurse after 27 years of service.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnie Blair.
There will be no services. A direct burial was chosen.
Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.



LEWIS GENE HURST, 80, of Pekin died Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at his home.
He was a boilermaker and a Korean War Army veteran. He was a member of VFW.
He was born June 8, 1930 in Borden, the son of Abe and Mildred Kirtley Hurst.
He married Betty Blankenbaker on July 7, 1951. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Tony Hurst, and his parents.
He is survived by a son, Mark Hurst of Pekin; five daughters, Teena Morris of New Albany, Robin Hurst, Monica Tankersley and Kim Martin, all of Salem, and Katrice Ellis of Pekin; a sister, Katie Blankenbaker of Pekin; 21 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
There will be no visitation or services.



ALBERTA HURST, 82, Salem, died Friday, Oct. 22 at the waters of Salem.
She was born in New Albany.
She is survived by her husband, Gerald Hurst and a son, Danny Hurst of Vine Grove, Ky. She is also survived by a brother, Bill Cullins of Salem; one sister, Louise Feeler; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Cremation was chosen and there will be no service or visitation at this time.
Love Funeral Home in Palmyra was in charge of the arrangements.



GLENN CHARLES BOWER, 80, New Washington, died Friday, October 22, at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
He was born June 18, 1930, in Clark County, the son of Chris and Cordie McCormick Bower. He was a member of the New Washington Christian Church, Crown Hill Cemetery Association Board of Directors, Founder and President of East End Democrat Club and a retired New Washington Volunteer Firefighter.
He is survived by his wife Fran Robinson; sons, Richard W. Bower of Sunman, Ind., Charles L. Bower of Nabb and James D. Bower of New Washington; step son David Thompson of New Washington; stepdaughter Robin Flory of Virginia Beach, VI; cousin Nina Strange of Louisville; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services were Monday, Oct. 25 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington. Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery.



DAVID RAY ADAMS, 72, of Gettelfinger Road in Palmyra passed away on Sunday evening, October 24, 2010. David was a retired painter and carpenter.
David was born on May 20, 1938 in Benson, North Carolina to the late John D. and Velma M. (Tart) Adams. He is also preceded in death by his sister, Edna Capps. He is survived by his wife, Wanda J. (Goodlett) Adams; sons and daughters, Tony Adams of Palmyra, Lisa Jackson-Gregory of Greenville, Richard Thacker of Palmyra, Bob Thacker of Goshen, Kentucky, John Thacker of Palmyra, and James “Rusty” Thacker of Mt. Eden, Kentucky; 14 grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.
Cremation was chosen, and a Memorial Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 30, 2010 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany, Indiana) with a Memorial Service at 3 PM at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Hemophilia Foundation (116 West 32 Street, New York, NY 10001).



MARVIN IVAN CASEY, 63, died Saturday, October 23, 2010 at University of Louisville Hospital.

Survivors include his wife Linda Haley Casey of Sellersburg; sons, Christopher Casey of Charlestown, and Andrew Casey of Comiskey, IN; daughter, Angela Casey of Sellersburg; brother, Donald Casey of Paoli; sister, Brenda Payne of Borden; grandchildren, Hunter, Katie, and Holley Casey.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 1pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, IN, with burial in Union Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4pm to 8pm and after 9am on Wednesday.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to Mr. Casey’s beloved Bethany Christian Church Capital Fund at 9007 HWY 62, Charlestown, IN 47111.



IZELLA MAE AMMONS, 88, The Waters of Seymour, formerly of Crothersville, died Wednesday, October 13, at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
She was a beautician working at Style Mode and Beaute' Beauty shop for Z. Madge Wilson,a Notary Public, She was a member of Mt. Eden Christian Church in Scottsburg.
Funeral service will be Sunday, October 31, at 11 a.m. at Mt Eden Christian Church with the Rev. Bruce Stephenson officiating. Cremation was chosen.
Adams Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



HELEN KILBURN JEWELL ATKINS, 89, Seymour, died Monday, October 18, at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
The Beattyville, Ky., native was a homemaker and worked for the Seymour Telephone Company. She was of Baptist faith.
Survivors include her children, Doris Goodin, Donald Jewell, William Jewell, Judy Jewell; 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; and sister, Jean Oditt.
Funeral service will be Wednesday, October 27, at 1 p.m. at Voss Chapel with the Rev. Steve Gwaltney officiating.
Burial will take place at Riverview Cemetery in Seymour. Visitation will be after 11 a.m. today (Wednesday).



LUCILLE TINGLE RICKETTS, 83, Scottsburg, died Thursday, October 21, at Hampton Oaks in Scottsburg. She was retired from Scottsburg Novelty company, she was a member of the Rainbow Square Dancing Club and the Scottsburg Saddle Club. She was a member of Campbellsburg United Methodist Church.
Survivors include daughters, Barbara Bowen of Scottsburg, Linda Gibson of Scottsburg, Peggy Spicer of Austin; son, Edwin D. Ricketts of Lexington; sisters, Juanita Rucker of Campbellsburg, Ky., Linda Ingabrand of Port Royal, Ky., Sue Sweazy of Campbellsburg, Ky.; 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and three great-great-granchildren.
Funeral service was Monday, October 25, at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home with the Rev. Nicky Spicer of Austin officiating.
Burial was in the New Castle Cemetery.



BARBARA ANN WHITE, 67, Underwood, died Saturday, October 23.
She retired from Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATF).
Survivors include her husband, Lee Roy White of Underwood; five children, Angie White of Underwood, Russ White of Great Falls, Mt., Lisa Austin of Lewisburg, Tn., Mindy McGlothlin of Scottsburg, Danny White of Memphis, six grandchildren, her siblings, Jeannie Cartwright of Charlestown, Janet Hall of Underwood and Michael Broady of Huntsville, Al.
Funeral service was Wednesday, October 27, at 1 p.m. at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to Hosparus of Southern Indiana, Living Hope Ministries or the Austin Tri-Hawk Relay for Life Team in Scott County.



RICHARD LEE (TOM) SAWYER, 82, Rowlett, Texas, died at his home.
Survivors include his children: Dianne Harris, Vonda Wallace, Darryl Sawyer, Dwight Sawyer, Richard Sawyer Jr., John Angeletta, Theresa Chorba, Robert Angeletta, William Angeletta; brothers, Killis Sawyer, Jean Sawyer, Ruby Sawyer, Raymond Sawyer, Ronnie Sawyer, Alvin Sawyer, Thomas Sawyer, and many grandchildren.
Funeral service was Tuesday, October 19, at 2 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Mausoleum in Rowlett, Texas.



SHEILA EILEEN NEWMAN, 62, Austin, died Wednesday, October 20, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include three daughters, Deanna Savonen of Seymour, Harlana June Sanders of Seymour, Patricia Briscoe of New Albany, seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 30, at 5 p.m. at Mountain Baptist Church in Seymour with the Rev. Diana McCracken officiating.
Adams Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



JAMES EDWARD DEFIBAUGH, 13, Crothersville, died Sunday, October 24, at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
Survivors include his parents, Monte and Wendy Defibaugh; siblings, Cody Defibaugh, Cory Defibaugh, Amber Defibaugh, Cassie Defiabaugh, Brandon Defiabaugh, Jerry Defiabaugh, anf foster brother, Christopher, all at home in Crothersville; maternal grandparents, Jerry and Brenda Sawyer of Crothersville; maternal great-grandparents are Raymond and Eva Sawyer of Crothersville; paternal grandfather, Danny Defiabaugh of North Vernon, paternal great-grandmother, Majorie Maschino of Seymour.
Funeral service will be at 12 noon on Wednesday, October 27, at Adams Funeral Home with burial in the Crothersville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 12 noon today (Wednesday).



PAMELA S. JONES, 50, died Sunday, Oct. 17 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born on Nov. 17, 1959 to James Loy and Hazel Bernice Haffer Kelly in Pasadena, Tx. She was retired from the U.S. Marine Corps.
Survivors include her daughter, Elizabeth (Kristina) Bidlack of Charlestown; sons, Richard Jones of Charlestown and Christopher Bidlack of Arizona; brother, Brad (Sandra) Kelly of Victoria, Texas; sisters Beverly (Charles) Thacker of Port Lavaca, Tx., Nora (John) Wright of San Antonio, Tx. And Becky Scott of Inez, Tx.; four grandchildren; Toby Bidlack, Hayden Bidlack, Christian Cummins and Abagayle Bidlack.
A memorial service will be held Friday, Oct. 29, 2010 from 11 a.m. To 3 p.m. at the Charlestown Community Center, which is located at 964 High Street in Charlestown.
Grayson Funeral Hime is in charge of the arrangement.
Expressions of sympathy can go to the American Cancer Society.



KENNETH C. EVANS, US Army Retired, passed away on Oct. 25, 2010.
HE joined the USAMTU in May of 1955. He was awarded the Distinguished Rifleman in 1957.
He was a member of the record setting infantry trophy team at Camp Perry, OH in 1958 and 1959.  He became a member of the Presidents One hundred in 1959.
In 1960 he was assigned the EUROSER as an infantry trophy coach, where he lead his team to a win in the All Army Team Match in 1960 and 1961. In 1961, he tested rifles and ammunition used for the 1964 Olympics.
In 1966 he had direct assignment to the University of Alaska at the team coach. His team won the 1966 National ROTC Championship in 1967 and 1968, the National Woman’s Championship and several All American matches.
In 1968 he served in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star.
He was assigned as non-commissioned officer in charge of the International Rifle Team in 1969. He then went on to become a recruiter assigned to Louisville, KY in 1971, before retiring from the Army in 1973.
After a distinguished career in the Army Sgt. Evans worked for E.I. Dupont for 22 and one-half years and then retired to his farm in southern Indiana.
He continued his education and attended Purdue University to become a certified Master Gardener and become very well known for raising top quality Hostas as well as his arts and crafts.
He is preceded in death by his father, Kenneth L. Evans and granddaughter Pamela Marie Dean.
He is survived by Mary, his wife of 52 years, his mother Eva Evans of Otisco;his sister, Winnie Wilson (Pat); three daughters, Alissa Wiggam (Kevin), Terre Dean (Tony), Dannette Caplan (Larry); 5 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday Oct. 28, 2010 at 11 a.m. at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial in the Otisco Cemetery. Visitation is Wed. from 1-8 PM and after 9 AM until the time of service.



EVELYN LOUISE THOMAS, 76, passed away Monday, October 25, 2010 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born on August 16, 1934 to Curtis and Evelyn Brooks Hooper in Charlestown, IN. She was a cook for the Powder Keg in Charlestown.
Survivors include her sons, Donnie Thomas of Charlestown, and Densil Thomas of Charlestown; sisters, Shirley Armstrong of Leitchfield, KY and Ora Mae Thornhill of Ocala, FL; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 11am at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial in the Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 3pm to 8pm and after 9am on Wednesday.




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