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Obituaries February 9, 2011 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 07 February 2011 00:00

 

SHARON WESLEY TURNER HOFFMAN, 66
CHARLES RODNEY WHITE, 50
THELMA ERLENE BURKE WEHNER, 85
ARMINE ROBERTS, 64
PAUL ANTHONY "TONY" GRECO, 35
MILDRED RUBY THOMAS, 80
FLORENCE GILSTRAP, 76
MCKINLEY "MOE" WEST, 58
LURA GERTRUDE “GERTIE” KING MAHONEY, 96
FRANK MOORE, 85
THOMAS EDWARD MEEKS, 65
ALICE M. BUSH, 86
FREDDIE JOE EDENS, 71
CANDY L. (SPENCER) THOMPSON, 47
JOYCE PICKERILL THOMPSON, 69
HELEN F. SILL RICHEY, 107
LUTHER O. DYER, SR., 83
HUBERT SAMUEL “SAMMY” MCCANE, JR., 46
ANNA L. TAYLOR, 75
EDWARD “TED” GEORGE POWER JR., 80
SHARON B. STURGEON, 55
THELMA SUTTON HEDDEN, 84
TERRY WAYNE SCHULER, SR., 64
MANSON EUGENE BAKER, 81

SHARON WESLEY TURNER HOFFMAN, 66 of Jasper died Monday, January 31, 2011 at her home in Jasper.
She was born April 22, 1944 in Charlestown, to John Wesley and Dorothy (Hughes) Turner. She married Daniel Hoffman July 18, 1964 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Boone Township.
She graduated from Charlestown High School and attended Indiana State University in Terre Haute. She was co-owner and co-operator of Towns Promotions in Jasper. She is a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Boone Township where she was the pianist for the Choir for 29 years. Past Secretary of Tri- Kappa and Past President of Delta Chi, Tri Kappa’s associate Chapter, also secretary of the German Club. Past secretary and current member of the program committee of the Philharmonic Music Club Also active member of the Jasper Racquet Club. She was the hostesses of the 1998 Jasper Strassenfest.
Survivors include her husband, Dan Hoffman; one daughter, Mrs. Greg (Susan) Miller, Fishers; two sons, Dr. Steven Hoffman and spouse (Rebecca) Jeffersonville, Chad Hoffman and spouse Amber Hoffman, Jasper; six grandchildren and one sister, Merle “Cookie” Bottorf, Fort Meyers, FL.
Funeral services for Sharon Hoffman will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday (February 4, 2011) in St. John’s Lutheran Church in Boone Township with burial to follow in St. John’s Cemetery in Boone Township.
Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday (February 3, 2011) at the Becher & Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper and one hour before services.
Memorial service at 6:30 p.m. Thursday by the The Philharmonic Club at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church Choir Fund or to the Dubois County Community Foundation.



CHARLES RODNEY WHITE,, 50, of Jeffersonville, died Saturday, January 29, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He was born in Louisville, on January 28, 1961, the son of the late Paul Edward and Mary Marcella (Robbins) White.
He was employed at M & M Cartage as a Truck Driver.
Survivors include, brothers, Joseph White of Memphis, TN and Tim Specht of Louisville.
Funeral Service will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 5, at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin.
Visitation will be Friday 6-8 p.m. at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.


THELMA ERLENE BURKE WEHNER, 85, Madison, died Sunday, Jan. 20 at Thorton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover.
She was born Dec. 19, 1925 in Deputy, the daughter of the late Luther and Minnie Reed Burke. She was a graduate of Madison High School.
She worked 20 years at the Madison State Hospital as a nurse aid as well has helping on the family farm.
She was a member of Wirt Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leo O. Wehner, who died March 18, 2007; her sisters Anna Mae Hord and Mary Bright; her brothers, Robert "Bob" Burke and Carl Burke.
She is survived by her son, Dwight Lynn Wehner (Jean) of Martinsville; grandchildren, Jennifer Coon (Brian), David Wehner (Katrina) and two great-grandchildren; brother, Glenn E. Burke (Alda) of Madison as well as her brothers- and sisters-in-law and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Saturday, Feb. 5 at 11 a.m. at Wirt Baptist Church in West Wirt Indiana. Pastor Troy Hedges will officate. Interment will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison.
Friends may call Friday, Feb. 4 from 4-8 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison and Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of the service at Wirt Baptist Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wirt Baptist Church in her name.


ARMINE ROBERTS,, 64, of Austin, died Monday, January 31, 2011 at Norton Brownsboro hospital in Louisville, KY.
She was born in Wolf Coal, KY on May 7, 1946, the daughter of the late Jim and Lillie (White) Roberts.
She retired from Hampton Oaks Nursing Home.Survivors include, sisters, Kitty Collins of Austin and Mattie White of Austin; brothers, Herbert Roberts and Luther Roberts both of Austin. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Service will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, February 3, at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin, with Rev. Elmer Barger officiating.
Visitation will be Wednesday 4-8 p.m. and Thursday after 9 a.m. at Buchanan Funeral Home.Burial will be at Roberts and White Cemetery, Austin.


PAUL ANTHONY "TONY" GRECO,, 35, died Monday, Jan. 31, 2011 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was born on August 28, 1975 in Jeffersonville. He graduated from Indiana University with his Bachelor's of Art in Journalism & English and participated in the Graduate Study's Program earning his Masters in Library Science, was a member of the American Association of Library Sciences and loved music, films & books.
He was the former assistant editor for the Grit Newspaper and also a former reference librarian at Washburn University both in Topeka, Kansas and attended the First Baptist Church in Scottsburg.
Survivors include his parents, Paul A. & Janice L. Greco of Scottsburg; a sister and brother-in-law, Dr. Teri Greco-Raiesdana (Azad) of Palo Alto, California; his grandmother, Ann Greco of Apex, North Carolina, and many aunts, uncles and dear friends.
Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday at First Baptist Church with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Collins Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Scott County Library c/o Collins Funeral Home.


MILDRED RUBY THOMAS,, 80, formerly of Lexington, died Monday, January 31, 2011 at St. Vincent Salem Hospital in Salem.
She was born on February 1, 1930 in Beckley, West Virginia, the daughter of the late Charles and Cora Florence (Eppling) Rash-Smith. She was a retired purchasing supervisor for Indiana-Kentucky Electric (I.K.E.) in Madison for 32 years retiring in 1990, a member of the First Christian Church in Scottsburg, and former member and Past Worthy Matron of the old Lexington Eastern Star which is now Scottsburg O.E.S. Chapter #107.
Survivors include two daughters, Virginia Lynette Hoskins of Sellersburg and Kathy Rhea McCandless of Knoxville, Tennessee; a sister, Mary Ruth Thomas of West Columbia, South Carolina; a grandson, Jeffrey L. McCandless of Nashville, Tennessee; a granddaughter, Bobbi L. (Shane) Reece of Bremerton, Washington and two great-grandchildren, Raylynn E. & Joshua K. Reece.
She was preceded in death by her stepfather, Fletcher Smith.
Funeral Service will be 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 2 at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Lexington Cemetery.


FLORENCE GILSTRAP,, 76, of Scottsburg, died Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
She was born in Breathitt County, KY on July 28, 1934, the daughter of the late Henry and Sarah (Vires) Keller. She was a childcare provider for many years.
Survivors include a daughter, Teresa Lynn Collins (John) Kimmick of Scottsburg; sons: Michael Ray Brewer of Seymour, Wendell Dean Brewer of Seymour, Ance Harold (Linda) Brewer of Columbus; sister, Mary Stewart of Scottsburg; brothers, John Edward Keller of Seymour, Buddy (Edith) Keller of Seymour and she is also survived by nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, a grandson, Michael Bowen, a granddaughter, Kayleigh Brewer, brother, Alvin Keller, sisters, Grace Black, Ellen Banks, and Euphemia Green.
Funeral Service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 5, at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin, with Re. G.L. Williams officiating.
Visitation will be Friday 4-8 p.m. and Saturday after noon at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will be at New Providence Cemetery in Austin.
Family request donations to Donor's Choice in care of the funeral home.


MCKINLEY "MOE" WEST,, 58, of Austin, died Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville, KY.
He was born in Scottsburg, IN on March 18, 1952, the son of the late Amerida and Bertha West.
Survivors include his wife Gladys (Turner) West of Austin; daughter, Tara Baker of Scottsburg; son, Josh West of Austin; sister, Cassie Barnett of Austin; brothers, Paul West of Austin, Glen West of Las Vegas, Nevada. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Amber Fields, Jonathan Baker, Luke and Preston West.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, R.J. West, Junior West, Silas West, and Frankie West and sisters Sally Mae Polly and Norma Lee Barger.
Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, February 4, at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin. Cremation to follow.
Visitation will be Thursday 5- 9 p.m. and Friday after 9 a.m. at Buchanan Funeral Home.


LURA GERTRUDE “GERTIE” KING MAHONEY,, 96, Hanover, died Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at King's Daughters' Hospital.
She was born March 10, 1914, the daughter of the late Ferd and Ethel Mae Welch King. She worked in the sewing department at Meyers Manufacturing in Madison for several years and also worked as a certified nursing assistant for Hanover Nursing Center for eight years. She was a member of Calvary Wesleyan Church in Madison.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Charles Lucian Mahoney, her daughters Margaret Alice Purvis, Mary Ethel Hamilton, a son Norman Delbert Mahoney; sisters Ora Pearl Mays, Edith Fern King, Josephine Holcomb and Ida Jewel Kirkpatrick.
Survivors include three sons, Charles (Marjorie) Mahoney, Madison, Rev. Monty (Karen) Mahoney, Madison, Larry (Barbara) Mahoney, Lexington; three daughters, Bonnie (Norman) Tilly, Milton, KY, Evelyn (Tommy) Wingham, Bedford, KY, Virginia Manship, Madison; 32 grandchildren, 52 great-grandchildren, 24 great-great-grandchildren, one great-great-great-grandchild, 25 step great- and great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. at Calvary Wesleyan Church in Madison. Rev. O.W. Willis will officiate. Interment will be at Moffett Cemetery in Milton, KY.
Friends may call Saturday, Feb. 5 from 4-8 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. until time of the service. All visitation will take place at Calvary Wesleyan Church.
The family requests memorials in memory of Lura Gertrude to the Calvary Wesleyan Church.
Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison handled the arrangements.


FRANK MOORE,, 85, Salem, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011 at the Waters of Salem.
He was born on May 18, 1925 in Muncie, Kansas, the son of the late Frank Moore Sr. and Ora (Purtee) Moore.
On Nov. 3, 1945 he married Julia (Sauchelli) Moore, who preceded him in death.
He was a retired Heavy Equipment Mechanic Operator with San Diego County California. He was a Navy veteran.
Survivors include, three sons, Alan Moore of Eureka, CA, Terry Moore of Chula Vista, CA. and Phillip Moore of Fairfield, PA; two daughters, Nancy Baxter of Salem and Patty Gullion of Salem, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
There will be no services. Direct cremation was chosen.
Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home handled the arrangements.


THOMAS EDWARD MEEKS,, 65, El Paso TX (formerly of Scott County), died Jan. 31, 2011.
He was born Nov. 2, 1948 in Scottsburg, the son of the late Chester Herbert Meeks and Lucille Scruggs Meeks. He was retired from the U.S. Army.
Survivors include a son, Ronald Thomas Meeks; brothers: Lloyd W. Meeks, Chester Herbert Meeks Jr., Delbert J Meeks; sisters, Mary L Mann, Wanda C. Stidham, Velma L. Hall and Barbara A. Malcomb.
He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers Virgle Roman, Joseph, and Elvis Ray.
Funeral Service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, February 7 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Pastor Don Morris will officiate. Crothersville VFW will lead the military service. Burial will follow at Scaffold Lick Cemetery.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made c/o Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N 1st St., Scottsburg IN 47170.


ALICE M. BUSH,, 86, of Scottsburg, died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
She was born on August 28, 1924 in Scott County, the daughter of the late Glenn S. and Hallie (Henry) Wilson. She was a retired cook at Scott Memorial Hospital where she worked for 27 years retiring in 2001 and a member of the Church of the Nazarene.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James O. Bush on June 19, 1976 and two brothers, James & Thomas Wilson.
Survivors include a son, Gary R. Bush of Scottsburg; a nephew, Merrill D. Wilson of Bedford, Kentucky and several other nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 5 at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Friday and after 10 a.m. Saturday.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association c/o Collins Funeral Home.


FREDDIE JOE EDENS,, 71, of Marysville died Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital with his loving family by his side.
He was born on June 9, 1939 in Bowling Green, KY, the son of David and Mable Earline Henson Edens. He was a retired supervisor for E. T. Slider Sand and Gravel and a former employee of Niehaus Express Mail in Charlestown.
Survivors include his wife Linda Ballard Edens; son, Joe Edens, Tulsa, OK; daughters, Jessie Edens, Linda Gail Stacy and Stacy Edens all of Madison, Kim Edwards and Tara Edens both of Marysville; brother, Roger Edens, New Albany; sister, Barbara Edens, Charlestown; seven grandchildren including David and Taylor Edwards, Paul and Candy Ballard.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Joyce Berry.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Friday from 3-8:00 p.m. and after 9 a.m. on Saturday.


CANDY L. (SPENCER) THOMPSON,, 47, Henryville, formerly of Scottsburg, died at her son’s home on Wednesday morning, February 2, 2011.
She was born January 28, 1964, in Scottsburg, she was the daughter of Ronald Spencer of Scottsburg and Margaret (Bressler) Waltman of Scottsburg. She was a 1982 Scottsburg High School Graduate and attended Ivy Tech earning her nursing license to become a LPN. Candy enjoyed working with people.
Other survivors include two sons, Joshua (Tiffany) Cissell of Henryville, Daniel J. (Toni Lee) Fackler of Sellersburg, four grandchildren, Elijah McDowell, Emmalei Cissell, Hannah Cissell all of Henryville, Shelby Fackler of Sellersburg.
Two sisters, Victoria Spencer and Melinda Spencer preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Feb. 5 at 11 a.m. At Henryville First Baptist Church with the Reverend Toby Jenkins officiating.
Friends may visit the family on Friday, February 4, from 4-8 p.m. at Henryville Baptist Church and after 10 a.m. on Saturday at Henryville First Baptist Church.
Adams Funeral Home, 209 S. Ferguson St., Henryville, handled the arrangements.
Memorial donations may be given to the family for funeral expenses c/o Adams Funeral Home.


JOYCE PICKERILL THOMPSON,, 69, of Pekin died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at her sister's home.
She was born in Louisville, the daughter of the late Wilbur and Helen Pickerill.
She was also preceded in death by an infant son, Jeffrey.
She is survived by her husband, Jon Thompson; a son, Michael (Deborah) Thompson of Tahoe, Nevada; two daughters, Michelle (Dave) Benson of Fairborn, Ohio, and Kimberly King of Dayton, Ohio; two brothers, Ralph (Mary) Pickerill and Larry (Donna) Pickerill; three sisters, Jean (Don) Thompson, Joann (Richard) Leonard and Judith (Jim) Perchik, and six grandchildren.
The funeral service is 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with burial following at Martinsburg Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Friday and after noon Saturday at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.


HELEN F. SILL RICHEY,, 107, of Salem died Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at The Waters Of Salem.
She was born November 8, 1903 in Salem, the daughter of the late William and Stella (Rudder) Shaffer. She was a homemaker, a member of the Bunker Hill Christian Church and the ladies aid group. She lived in Washington County for most of her life. In her life she also resided in Apache Junction, Arizona and Scottsburg.
On June 28, 1925, she married Heber J. Sill, who died in 1972. In 1977, she married Earl Richey, who preceded her in death in 1985. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Chester Sill and Donald Sill, and two grandsons.
Survivors include two daughters, Nancy Armand of Salem and Doris Lyon of Mesa, Arizona; two sons, John Sill of Salem and Gary Sill of Concord, North Carolina; 12 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and several-great-great grandchildren.
The funeral service will be noon Saturday at Dawalt Funeral Home, with Bro. Robert Holler officiating.
Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery in Salem.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 5 at the funeral home.


LUTHER O. DYER, SR.,, 83, Madison, died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011 at his home.
He was born Dec. 20, 1927 in Cuzzie, West Virginia, the son of the late Shelby and Tokie Blevins Dyer.
He was with the United States Air Force and served in the occupational forces in Germany during the Korean War. He retired after 37 and a half years from Public Service Indiana (now Duke Energy) as a lineman and crew chief. He attended the First Assembly of God Church in Madison. He was a 50-year member of Union Lodge No. 2 F & AM and a 49-year member of the Anciented Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, The Madison Elk Lodge No. 524 and Jefferson Post 9, of the American Legion.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Delores Maxine Buchanan Dyer of Madison; a son, Luther O. Dyer, Jr. of Knoxville, TN; three sisters, Frances Baker, Helen Mahan and Hazel Barsha; two brothers, Jennings Dyer and Scott Dyer; grandchildren, Eric Dyer, Michelle Dyer, and Courtney Dyer and two great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Johnny Lujack “Bucky” Dyer; a brother Homer Dyer and a sister Peggy Dyer and two infant sisters.
Services were Friday, Feb. 4 at the First Assembly of God Church in Madison with Pastor Steve Perry and Pastor Bill Maginn officiating. Interment followed at Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison.
Full military honors were conducted at the graveside by Jefferson Post 9, of the American Legion.
The family requests memorials in memory of him to the First Assembly of God Church.
Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison handled the arrangements.


HUBERT SAMUEL “SAMMY” MCCANE, JR.,, 46, Hanover, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011 at King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison.
He was born July 21, 1964 in Danville, KY. He was the son of the late Hubert Samuel “Mike” McCane and Barbara McQueary McCane Keith. He was inducted into the United States Army in 1982 and rose to the rank of specialist. He was first employed in 1984 with Asplundh Tree Service until 2001. He then worked with Townsend Tree Service for four years and had recently worked since 2005 with H & L Tree Trimming as a crew foreman.
He is survived by his wife, Mary E. Taylor McCane of Hanover; a son, Dylan McCane of Hanover; a daughter, Samantha (Kevin) Baker, Madison; a granddaughter, Madyson Baker; a step-father David Keith of Greenwood; sister, Carrie Mae (Frankie) Mitchell, Nicholasville, KY; three brothers, James H. (Pam) McCane, Mark D. (Kathy) McCane, of Milton, KY and Cecil M. (Michelle) McCane, Austin, as well as a number of in-laws, nieces and nephews and other relatives.
Funeral services will be Monday, Feb. 7 at 11 a.m. at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. The Rev. Mike Shuler will officiate. Interment will follow in Moffett Cemetery in Milton, KY.
Friends may call Sunday, Feb. 6 from 4-8 p.m. and Monday 9 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
Military honors will be conducted at the graveside by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
The family requests memorial contributions in memory of Sammy to the Hubert Samuel McCane Jr. Memorial Fund.


ANNA L. TAYLOR,, 75, Memphis, a life long resident of Clark County, died Saturday, February 5, 2011 at Maple Manor Christian Home in Sellersburg.
She was a homemaker and was employed at the Memphis Truck Stop.
She was born March 2, 1935 in Lexington, Indiana, the daughter of Charlie A. and Mary J. (Dailey) Snow.
Survivors include, Debra (Leroy) Parker of Memphis, Jeffery A. (Patty) Taylor of Henryville, Terry J. (Paula) Taylor of New Washington, Pamela J. (James) Shelton of Pekin, 10 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one sister, Mary Sandbach of Florida.
Her late husband, Donald E. Taylor, two children, Donald Eugene Taylor, Brian Taylor, a sister, Edith Greene a Great granddaughter Lucy Kaye Taylor, preceded her in death.
Pastor David Guernsey conducted graveside services on Monday, February 7, 2011 at Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
Adams Funeral Home, 209 S. Ferguson St., Henryville, handled the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be given to the family for final expenses c/o Adams Funeral Home.


EDWARD “TED” GEORGE POWER JR.,, 80, of Henryville, died Friday, February 4, 2011 at his home.
He moved from Louisville to Henryville in 1977 to be closer to his business he owned and operated Verona Calendar Company that was in Scottsburg.
He was born November 27, 1930 in South Gate, California, the son of Edward George Power Sr. and Mary Bernice (Miller) Power who are both deceased. He graduated from Theodore Ahrens High School (Louisviile) in 1950, served in the United States Army during the Korean War as a Radio Control operator.
On August 21, 1962 in Jeffersonville, he married Sylvia J. (Cox) Power who survives in Henryville.
Other survivors include, four daughters, Teddie Power of Sellersburg, Lori Power of Henryville, Lisa (Anthony) Couch Griffin of Henryville, Bunnie Power Morris (Ron Satterfield) of Sellersburg, four grandchildren, Edward Couch of Pekin, Major Couch of Borden, Kelsi Allen of Georgetown, Alexus Mitchell of Clarksville, one brother, Thomas Power of Louisville, a sister, Patricia Power of Louisville.
A family and friends gathering will take place on noon, Saturday, February 12, 2011 at the families’ home.
Cremation Services are entrusted to Adams Funeral Home, 209 S. Ferguson St., Henryville.


SHARON B. STURGEON,, 55, died Saturday, February 5, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
She was born in Prince William County, Virginia on July 25, 1955 the daughter of Sulo and Mary Talley Salmi. She was a drug and alcohol counselor. She conducted the after school youth programs at “Our Place” Drug and Alcohol Center and was instrumental in starting the Gerdon Youth Center in Corydon.
She is survived by her companion, Kent Dodge of Floyds Knobs; one son, Christopher Williams of Oakland, CA; one daughter, Tina Herring (Barry) and a stepson, Brandon Large both of New Albany; two brothers, Marc Salmi of St. Charles, MO and Michael Salmi of Mandeville, LA.
Funeral services will be held at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown on Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. with Rev. Kevin Brimner officiating.
There will be a visitation on Tuesday, Feb. 8 from noon until the funeral time.


THELMA SUTTON HEDDEN,, 84, Elizabeth, died Saturday, February 5, 2011 at Harrison Health and Rehabiltation Center in Corydon.
She was born in Harrison County, IN on March 14, 1926 the daughter of Conda and Ida Bishop Sutton. She was a production worker for Hoosier Cabinet in New Albany, and was a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Lester Hedden, and two sisters Mary Knear and Venice Knear.
She is survived by two sons, Lonnie Hedden (Sharon) of Old Hickory, TN, Kim Hedden (Cindy) of Elizabeth, IN; one daughter, Cherry Kannapel (Charlie) of Elizabeth; three sisters, Sarah Jane Prell and Imogene Monson both of New Albany and Juanita Leffler of Elizabeth; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon on Tuesday at 1 p.m. Rev. Doris Stevenson and Harold Dorton, Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Elizabeth.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home in Corydon on Monday, Feb. 7 from 1-8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Tuesday.


TERRY WAYNE SCHULER, SR.,, 64, of Salem died February 4, 2011, at VA Medical Center in Louisville.
He was a retired employee of Dollar General. He was a member of Westside Baptist Church, where he was men's bible study teacher and was active in the jail ministry. He was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War.
He was born April 11, 1946 in Washington County, the son of Norman Lewis Schuler and Nola Bottoroff Schuler.
He is survived by a son, Terry W. Schuler Jr. of Knoxville, Tenn; a daughter, Jennifer Thompson of Maryville, Tenn.; a brother, Lanny (Barbara) Branaman of Salem; a sister, Vicki Fleenor of Salem; one grandson and a special friend, Linda Partin of Salem.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Weathers Funeral Home with Kevin Carty officiating. Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors. He is survived by a son: Terry W. Schuler Jr. of Knoxville, Tennessee, a daughter: Jennifer Thompson of Maryville, Tennessee, a brother: Lanny Branaman and his wife: Barbara of Salem, a sister: Vicki Fleenor of Salem, one grandson and a special friend: Linda Partin of Salem.
Visitation will be Monday from 5-8 p.m. and Tuesday from 8 a.m. until time of service at Weathers Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Feb 8 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with Kevin Carty officiating.
Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to Simple Blessings-Westside Baptist Food Pantry.


MANSON EUGENE BAKER,, 81, of Salem died Friday, February 4, 2011 at his home.
He was a retired researcher for Exxon Oil Company and an employee of WSLM. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.
He was born February 20, 1929 in Washington County, the son of the late Bert H. and Leona Sherwood Baker.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Charles E. Baker; two sisters, Ethel Pauline Walls and Mary Edith Stewart; and two nephews, John M. Baker and Warren Stewart.
Burial will be at Baker Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Washington County Historical Society in memory of Manson E. Baker.




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