Obituaries December 1, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
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NANNIE LOU NIECE GIBSON,, 52, Salem, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at her residence.
She attended the Salem Assembly of God Church.
She was born Nov. 17, 1958, in Kentucky, to Andrew and Alice Marie Dotson Niece.
Survivors include: two sons: James (Kara) Gibson and Rick Gibson, both of Salem; her boyfriend, James Mauck, Salem; six brothers, Ted Niece, Andy Niece, Carl Niece and John Niece, all of Nahunta, Georgia, and James Niece and Bennie Niece, both of Salem; four sisters, Trisia Deirth, Alice Bowling and Darlene Niece, all of Salem, and Charlene Martin, Pekin and one grandchild.
Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Friday at Weathers Funeral Home in Salem.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Burial will follow in Claysville Cemetery.


LAWRENCE LESLIE BYRD, 92, Salem, died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the American Legion Post in Pekin.
He was retired owner/operator of the old Byrd's Body Shop near Salem and a baptist.
He was a resident of Washington County since 1969 and was born Dec. 15, 1917, at Hazelton, Ind., to Carl and Ethel Elnora Kunkel Byrd.
On Sept. 20, 1941, he married the former Edna Mae Gladden, who survives.
Other survivors include: four daughters, Sylvia (David) Weber, Scottsville, Ky., Linda (Byron) McClellan and Connie (Steve) Mount, both of Salem, and Sandra (Randy) Marks, Bloomington; a sister, Elizabeth Abel of Oregon; a brother, Don Byrd, Indianapolis; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Two brothers, Harold Byrd and Carl Byrd, and two sisters, Beulah Wilson and Lavita Bruns, and his parents, preceded him in death.
Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Friday and after noon Saturday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Burial, with full military honors, will follow in Hopewell Cemetery near Scottsburg.


ELMER F. GESWEIN, 94, Georgetown, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
Geswein was born the son of the Louis and Clara Hubert Geswein, on May 1, 1916, in Floyd County. He retired from American Standard, volunteered for Meals on Wheels for 30 years, was an active participant in the Senior Games and was a faithful blood donor.  He was a member of the Knights of St. John in Lanesville, Knights of Columbus in New Albany, St. Mary’s Catholic Church in New Albany for nearly 70 years and was a member of St. Mary’s Men’s Club.
Survivors include his wife of 14 years, Edna Rouck Crawford Geswein; sons, John Geswein and his wife, Rosemary, of Louisville; Allen Geswein and his wife, Mary Frances, of Tucson, Ariz., James Geswein and his wife, Charlotte, of Indianapolis, and Carl Geswein, of Wynn, Ark.; brother, Maurice Geswein and his wife, Anna, of Lanesville; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many loving nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife of almost 50 years, Mildred Salesman Geswein; infant daughter, Mary Geswein; granddaughter, Natalie Frances Geswein; and siblings, Clem Geswein, Marina Schellenberger, Anna Mae Geswein, Hilda Voelker and Eleanore Geswein.
A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 8th and Spring streets, New Albany, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be at Kraft Funeral Service, Spring Street Chapel, New Albany, from 2 to 8 p.m., with a Rosary service at 7 p.m., Friday, and after 9 a.m. Saturday.
Online condolences may be made at
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

ANNA J. MEADE MILLER, 59, Georgetown, died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010, at her residence.
She was a New Albany native and formerly the first female supervisor with Beach Mold and Tool Company. She was a former member of Georgetown First Church of God.
Survivors include her husband of 43 years, Willard A. Miller; children, Tina Fetz and her husband, Mike, of Milltown, Marrlynna Broady and Wade Oglesby, of Georgetown, Linda Miller, of Georgetown, Edna Browning and her husband, Gene, of Corydon, and Carl Miller, of Corydon; grandchildren, Anthony Miller, Vincent Windell Jr., Sumer Browning, Dustin Miller, Jessie Broady Jr., Cole and Chassity Broady, Krissy and James Hanifen, Brandon Browning, Brittany Browning-Moran, and Blake and Blair Browning; great-grandchildren, Michelle Miller, Corey Fetz, Sean Broady, Kelci and Bryant Barbour, MaKenzie Browning, Cameron, Coby and Cordillia Morgan, and Jordan and Caiden Browning; sisters, Janet Meade, of New Albany, and Conga “Snooks” Wells and her husband, Rex, of Arkansas; and brother, Roger Meade, of New Albany.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence “Jack” and Cordey Meade; brother, Martin Meade; and grandson, James Michael Windell.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at Kraft Funeral Service, Charlestown Road Chapel, New Albany, with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 1 to 8 p.m. Friday.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to  Hosparus-Hospice of Southern Indiana.

ISRAEL PHOENIX CHAVEZ, 20 months, died unexpectedly Saturday, November 20 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He was born March 28, 2009, the son of Israel Chavez and Hannah Conrad.
Survivors include his parents; grandparents, Julie Conrad, Mark (Teresa) Conrad, Bertha Chavez and Manuel Chavez and great-grandparents, Mary Ann Moss, James R. (Pat) Moss, Clarice and Thurman Conrad and Margarito Chavez.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26 and after 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 27 at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany.
Funeral services will be at noon Saturday at the Kraft Charlestown Road Chapel. Burial will follow in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.

ELMER FRANCIS “BOYD” BRYANT, 92, Georgetown, died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010 at the Robley Rex VA Medical Center in Louisville. He was born May 27, 1918 in Lawrenceburg to the late Robert C. and Mary D. Cunningham Bryant. He was a retired machinist at Seagram's Distilley in Louisville and was an Army veteran of World War II.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Hartwell Bryant and his daughter, Arlene Frances Fried.
Survivors include his son, Gary Lee Bryant of Louisville; three granddaughters and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be private at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon.

JAMES F. BOBO, 74, Pekin, died Monday, Nov. 29, 2010 at the Waters of Scottsburg.
He was born Feb. 9, 1936, the son of the late George W. Bobo and Dorothy (Nelson) Bobo. He was a Navy veteran. He was retired from the Ford Motor plant in Louisville. He was a member of the Borden Christian Church and the New Providence Masonic Lodge #237.
Survivors include; three sons, James K. (Kathy) Bobo of Lansing, Kansas, Michael W. (Roxanne) Bobo of Pennsylvania, James B. Bobo of New Albany; one daughter, Misty Adams of New Albany; three brothers, William (Gayle) Bobo of Salem, Cecil (Phyllis) Bobo of Pekin; Daniel (Marleen) Bobo of Gaithersburg, Maryland; one sister, Paula Minton of Salem; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem.

LUTHER B. MCDONALD SR., 76, of Manchester, Tenn., formerly of Salem, died Saturday, November 27,2010 at Medical Center of Manchester.
He was a retired production manager for Kimball's in Salem and a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles.
He was born May 25, 1934 in Barbourville, Ky., the son of Victor and Rosa Hoskins McDonald.
He is survived by two sons, Charles McDonald of Manchester, and Mike McDonald of Salem; two sisters, Georgie Rader of Cincinnati, and Lucy Tomlinson of Loveland, Ohio; 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Zink McDonald, on August 23, 2006.
He was also preceded in death by two sons, Jerry McDonald and Luther McDonald, Jr.; three brothers, Otis McDonald, Hiram McDonald and Ralph McDonald; two sisters, Sarah Vitatoe and Pearl Hammond; and his parents.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 10 a.m. at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed at Crown Hill Cemetery.

GARY RONEY,68, of Seymour, died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010, at Schneck Medical Center.
He attended First United Methodist Church. He was a 1061 graduate of Salem High School in 1961 and served in the US Air Force. He retired from Cummins Engine Company in 1994.
He was born in Kokomo on March 21, 1942, the son of Louie and Hazel (Wells) Roney.
He married Connie Shippee, who survives.
He is also survived by his children, Sherry (Mark) McCory; Brian (Kim) Roney; stepchildren, Monica (Darin) Kriete, Wendy (Glenn) Meek, and Andrew (Stephanie) Maschino; four grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert (Joyce) Roney and Larry( Anna) Roney; and mother-in-law, Pat Shippee.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Melvin R. Roney; and infant brother, Donald Roney.
Services were Monday, Nov. 29 at Voss Chapel in Seymour. Burial, with full military honors, followed at Riverview Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Brad Thompson Scholarship Fund or donor's choice.

EDWARD CAMPBELL, 71, of Scottsburg died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010.
He was a retired maintenance electrician for Exide in Corydon. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a member of Scottsburg F & AM #572 and VFW.
He was born May 9, 1939, at Dunraven, Ky., the son of Luther and Sarybell Hoskins Campbell.
On May 26, 1977, he married Elsie L Turner Campbell. She survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Victor (Alisha) Campbell and Dwayne Campbell, both of Scottsburg; two sisters, Martha Dickerson of Scottsburg and Bessie Hurt of Austin; a brother, Gordon Campbell, Eddyville, Ky.; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; seven brothers John, Everett, Paul, Riley, Tarri, Pearl and Arnold; and two sisters, Ueney and Nancy.
Services were Tuesday, Nov. 30 at Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Madison, with burial following.
Memorial donations may be made c/o Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N 1st St., Scottsburg IN 47170.
Stewart Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

HERMAN G. BEACH, 87, of Greenville died Friday, November 26, 2010 surrounded by his family.
He was a lifelong member of St. Michael Catholic Church in Bradford.
He was born on March 11, 1923 in Greenville to the late Covert and Clara (Kiesler) Beach.
He is also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Frances (Bickel) Beach and daughter, Barbara Beach.
He is survived by his children, Jerry Beach of San Francisco, California, Joyce Coleman and her husband, Roger of Borden, Indiana, Glenn Beach and his wife, Robin of Palmyra, Indiana, Joan Purucker and her husband, John of Augusta, Georgia, Theresa Gettelfinger and her husband, Stephen, of Salem, Kenneth Beach and his wife, Brenda of Pekin, Beth Gettelfinger and her husband, Chris of Pekin, Keith Beach and his wife, Anita of Lanesville and Marc Beach and his wife, Trish of Pekin; 27 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.
A Rosary Service was Sunday, Nov. 28. The Funeral Mass was Nov. 29 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Bradford with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association or to St. Michael’s Catholic Church.
Newcomer Funeral Home Handled the arrangements.

CARL F. SEARS, 79, of New Albany died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He worked over 41 years for Mutual Trust Bank in New Albany and retired as Vice President-Cashier. He was a past member of Georgetown Christian Church where he served many years as a deacon, elder, and treasurer.
He was a current member of Scottsville Christian Church in Floyds Knobs since 1995 where he served as an elder for several years and as the current church treasurer.
He was a charter member of the Georgetown Optimist Club, an honorary member of the Georgetown Volunteer Fire Department, a member of the Georgetown High School Alumni Association, and a member of the Floyd County Historical Society. He volunteered with Meals-on-Wheels and delivered meals to shut-ins for over 11 years. He also worked with local volunteer fire departments for over 25 years collecting donations for the WHAS Crusade for Children.
He was born on October 28, 1931 in New Albany to the late Grover and Bertha (Martin) Sears. He is also preceded in death by his stepfather, Edward Bobbitt, four stepsisters, and two stepbrothers. He was married to the former Judith Pavey of Hardinsburg, Indiana on April 6, 1958.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Judy; sons, Barry Sears and his wife, Denise and Scott Sears and his wife, Kathy, all of New Albany; grandchildren, Frank “Buddy” (Eva) Royalty, Amanda (Brad) Lienhart, Joshua Sears, Allyson Sears, Jessica Sears, and Lauren Dapice; great-grandchildren, Logan and Braydan Lienhart, Eva Ingalls, Jeremiah and Gracie Royalty; stepsisters, Jeannette Pearcy of Westfield, Indiana, Margaret Duvall of Wesley Chapel, Florida, and Grace Click of Sellersburg; sister-in-law, Kay Schaffer of Jeffersonville, Indiana; brothers-in-law, Keith Pavey (Barbara) of North Carolina, Jon Pavey of Indianapolis, Dale Pavey of Hardinsburg, Kent Pavey (Ina) of California, and Jim Pavey (Kate) of Michigan; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Tom and Libby Dalby.
Funeral Service was Monday, November 29, in the Paul F. Kraft, Sr. Memorial Chapel. Burial followed at Wolfe Cemetery in Georgetown.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Scottsville Christian Church Debt Retirement Fund (7857 Scottsville Road, Floyds Knobs, IN 47119) and/or to the WHAS Crusade for Children (520 West Chestnut Street, Louisville, KY 40202).

JOYCE M. FAZIER, 78, of Charlestown, died on Thursday Nov. 25, 2010 at her home.
She was born on Nov. 23, 1932 in Isom, Ky. the daughter of Carl and Cinda Adams.  She was a homemaker and a member of Park Street Church of Christ.
She is survived by her husband Jack W. Frazier; daughters Vanessa Williams (David) of Gainesville, GA and Casandra Robertson (David) of Sellersburg; son James W. Frazier (Debbie) of Jeffersonville;sister Jeanette Adams of Jeremiah, KY; 3 grandchildren Jill Mann (JJ), Jenna Robertson, and Michael Williams and 3 great grandchildren Cheyenne, Clayton, and Ben.
Funeral services were Monday Nov. 29, at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial in the Charlestown Cemetery.  Visitation will be Sunday from 12-6 PM and after 9 AM on Monday.
Expressions of sympathy may go to the Gideons or Hosparus of Southern Indiana.

REBA C. BALLEW, 64, New Albany died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010, at Clark Memorial Hospital, Jeffersonville.
She was a native and former resident of New Albany and was an employee of General Electric in Louisville.
She was preceded in death by her son, Charles Fredrick Lyninger, Jr.
Survivors include her son, Richard “ Dean” Lyninger, of New Albany; daughter, Melissa Cain, of Central; brothers, Ricky Ballew, of Denali Park, Ark., Chester N. Ballew, of New Albany, and Ronald Ballew, of Central; sisters, Pearl Byrne, of New Albany, Betty Kopp, of Clarksville, and Barbara Ambers, of Fredericksburg; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Monday, Nov. 29, at the Market Street Chapel of Seabrook, Dieckmann and Naville Funeral Homes, New Albany. Burial followed in Horner’s Chapel Cemetery, Palmyra.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to The American Cancer Society or Special Olympics.

MELVIN "PETE" BAIRD, 74, died Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services.
He was born May 26, 1936, in Clark County, the son of Robert Roland and Maggie Bower Baird who preceded him in death. He was retired from the former ICI Americas Plant in Charlestown and was owner-operator of Baird’s Appliance Repair for more than 30 years. He was a member of the Charlestown American Legion Post 335 where he served as finance officer, the Jeffersonville Eagles Club and a U.S. Navy veteran.
He is survived by daughters, Angela Baird, of Charlestown and Cindy Baird, of Marysville; son, Keith Baird (Teresa Scott), of Charlestown; sisters, Lula Jones, of Marysville, Mildred Hobbs, of New Washington and Virginia Cooper, of Charlestown; brothers, James Baird, of Charlestown and George Baird, of Madison; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Ann Baird on Aug. 16, 2001; sisters, Margaret Dickey and Frances “Billie” Franklin; brothers, Glen and D. R. Baird.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, at the Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown, with burial to follow in Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Disabled American Veterans Association.

MELVIN "PETE" BAIRD, 88, Charlestown died Sunday, Nov. 28, at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
He was born on March 23, 1922 in Lillstone, Ky., the son of Newt and Mora Meade who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his wife Plum Jean Meade on Aug. 7, 2005 and 11 brothers and sisters.
Survivors include his daughters, Brenda C. (Parker) Bollinger, Stone Mountain, GA. And Gloria J. (Jude) Barker of Charlestown; six grandchildren, Kimberly Jones, Christine Bollinger, Jordan Barker, Colt Barker and Shelby Jean Barker, along with several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with Burial in Charlestown Cemetery.

NORMA SETSER, 83, died Thursday, November 25 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Louisville, Kentucky. Survivors include two sons, Mark Setser, New Albany and Barry Setser, Jeffersonville, three daughters, Joy Broderick and Nina Setser, both of Orlando, Florida and Vicky Anderson, New Mexico, one brother, Melvin Slack and five grandchildren.
Services were held on Sunday, November 28 at Love Funeral Home. Cremation was chosen.

RILEY F. MCKINLEY, 56, Scottsburg, died Sunday, November 28, at his residence.
Survivors include his wife, Christy Lee Brown Riley of Scottsburg; daughters, Rachell Tinsley of Scottsburg and Lindsey Tinsley of Scottsburg; sons, McKinley Riley, Jr. of Tennessee, Sammy Riley of Tennessee, Jimmy Rileyof Scottsburg, Michael Rileyof Tennessee, Curtis Riley of Indiana; sisters, Jemima Stidham of Seymour, Betty Jent of Seymour, Georgia Grider of Austin; brothers, Fred Riley of Scottsburg, Tony Carl Riley of Seymour, Marlo Riley of Austin; five grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 2, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Richard Jones officiating.
Visitation will be Wednesday, December 1, from 4 to 8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. on Thursday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.

EDWARD CAMPBELL, 71, Scottsburg, died Tuesday, November 23. He is a retired maintenance electrician for Exide in Corydon and was a member of the Scottsburg F&AM No. 572 and VFW. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Elsie L. Campbell of Scottsburg; sons, Victor Campbell of Scottsburg and Dwayne Campbell of Scottsburg; sister, Martha Dickerson of Scottsburg and Bessie Hurt of Austin; brother, Gordon Campbell of Eddyville, Ky., two grandchildren.
Funeral service and burial was Tuesday, November 30, at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison. Officiating was Tony Mahan.
Memorial contributions may be given to the family through Stewart and Hoagland Funeral Home.

ELVIN MOORE, 85, Austin, died Wednesday, November 24, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville, Ky.
The Lee County, Ky., native was a member of the Church of Christ in Scottsburg and also served in the U.S. Navy in WWII. He was a member of the Scott County Family Moose Center No. 2324.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel Holland Moore of Austin; daughter, Evelyn Blankenship of Austin; sons, Steve Moore of Austin, Mike Moore of Oklahoma City, Ok., Mark Moore of Los Angels, Ca.; sister, Emma Smith of Zenia, Ohio; brother, Steve Moore of Chandler, Az., 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was Saturday, November 27, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Marvin McGlothlin officiating.
Burial was in the New Providence Cemetery in Austin. Military graveside service will be conducted by Crothersville VFW Post 1083.

MARJORIE F. BROWN, 92, Austin, died Tuesday, November 23, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
She was a native of Lawrence County.
Survivors include a niece and great-nephew.
Graveside service was held Saturday, November 27, at Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin with the Rev. Steven Spicer officiating.
Burial was at the Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.

PASTOR GENE SMITH, 61, Scottsburg, died Thursday, November 25, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
He was an associate pastor and a member of the New Beginning Bpatist Church in Salem, a retired forklift operator for the Old American Can Company and Tri-Hawk Industries, both in Austin.
Survivors include his wife, Beverly Rigsby Smith; a daughter, Charli Todd of Scottsburg; his father, Bill Jessee of Scottsburg; four brothers, Jeff Jessee of Kyana, Billy Jessee of Floyds Knobs, Gary Jessee of Lexingotn and Kendale Jessee of Henryville, a sister, Brenda Jones of Scottsburg, two granddaughters.
Funeral service was Monday, November 29, at Solid Rock Church with burial in Ivy Hill Cemetery in Underwood. Collins Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

GLENNA FAYE SMITH, 65, Madison, died Saturday, November 27, at her residence.
She was a member of Grace Covenant Church of God in Austin.
Survivors include a daughter, Crystal Smith of Bloomington; step-son, Dave Smith of Austin, sister, Stella Nobel of Hazard, Ky., brothers, Ernest Noble of Hazard, Ky., Thurman Noble of Hazard, Ky., two grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at Grace Covenant Church of God in Austin with Rev. Steve Gwaltney officiating at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 1.
Visitation will be after 10 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in the Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.
Donations may be made to Grace Covenant Church of God, in care of Buchanan Funeral Home.

MARVIN “COBBIE” BRIGHT, 90, Madison, died Wednesday, November 24, at Thornton Terrace Health Campus of Hanover.
The Lexington native was a graduate of Lexington High School and was in the United States Navy and was a WWII veteran and was an Aviation Ordnance Man First Class. He was employed at the old Goodyear Bag Plant in Charlestown as a machine operator and also worked at the Jefferson Proving Grounds and worked for the United States Government Corps of Engineers and also worked for the Public Service of Indiana. He was a member of the Kent-Schimidlap Masonic Lodge No. 408; the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis and a member of the Madison VFW Post No. 1969. He attended Trinity United Methodist Church and attended Hanover United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Julie Sparks of Madison, a son, Marvin Rodney Bright of Fl., two grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was Tuesday, November 30, at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison with the Dr. Paul Brewster officiating.
Burial was in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison.
Military honors were also conducted by the Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

COY CLOUD, 65, Milton, Ky., died Thursday, November 25, at Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville.
The Dizney, Ky., native was a retired Boilermaker Local Union No. 374 and attended Chelsea Church of God.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Cloud; three daughters, Belinda S. Burns of Milton, Ky., Kimberly Sedam of Milton, Ky., Beverly A. Cloud of Milton, Ky., two sisters, Marlene King of Madison, Mary Trisha Smith of Kent; brother, Ralph Cloud of Lexington; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was Sunday, November 28, at 2 p.m. at the Vail-Holt Funeral Home at the Hilltop Chapel with burial in the Dupont Cemetery. Officiating was the Rev. Terry Eversole.
Donations may be given to the Salvation Army or the Chelsea Church of God through the Funeral Home.

KENT JOHNSON, 73, Scottsburg, died Sunday, November 21, at his residence.
He was a former brick mason for Johnson's Masonary in Scottsburg, a former employee of the Scottsburg Street Department and attended the New Hope Church of God near Austin.
Survivors included his wife, Eva E. Hazelwood Johnson; two daughters, Joyce Hickman and Carolyn Vance Rutledge, both of Scottsburg; three sons, Larry Johnson of Deputy, Kenny R. Johnson of Scottsburg and Charles E. Johnson of Deputy; three sisters, Irene Howard of Austin, Louis Rice of Columbus and Hazel Blankenship of Lexington; two brothers, R.J. And George Johnson, both of Austin, seven grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
Funeral service was Wednesday, November 29 at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Wesley Chapel Cemetery.

LUCY SEALE, 89, died Saturday, November 20, at her residence.
She was a native of Owsley County, Ky.
Survivors include her sons, Vearl Seale of Austin and Cecil Seale of Henryville; daughter, Reva Jean Whittymore of Palm City, Fl., sister, Addie of Mt.Sterling, Ky.; eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Funeal service was Tuesday, November 23, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Damon Marling officiating.
Burial was at the Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.

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