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Obituaries March 23, 2011 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 21 March 2011 00:00

IVAN CRACE, 73
ALLEN LESTER OGLESBY, 88,
LAURA MARGARET (BOOKER) HARMON, 77
DEBRA LYNN ADAMS MYERS, 57
JENNIFER LEIGH HEMARD, 35
MARY LORETTA BOGGS, 100
MICHAEL A. DAVIS, 66
MILLICENT L.PERKINS, 84
LILLIAN FERN WILCOX, 93
THOMAS P. TIEDT JR., 57
SOPHIA MARIE ANDERSON, 51
BETTY R. HOAR, 85
DELANO PAUL ABBOTT, 76
GAILORD EADES, 92
JUDY K. (CRUM) CARDWELL, 63
MAYBELL L. (WOODWARD) CHERRY, 87
FRANCES BEATRICE MOSBY, 84
EARL EVERETT KEMP, 69
WILLIS E. DRAKE, 81
ELLA L. NAUGLE, 94
DORTHA ZINK, 83

IVAN CRACE, 73, died Monday, March 14, 2011 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
He was born on July 15, 1937 to Ellis and Ethel Day Crace in Whitesburg, Ky. He was an Army Veteran, a retired butcher for the former Fischer Packing Company in Louisville.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his infant daughter; Dianna Crace; sisters; Ailene and Azalene Crace.
Survivors include his sons; Adrian A. Crace (Debbie) of Charlestown and Marcus D. Crace of Charlestown; brother; Steve Crace (Trina) of Charlestown.
Funeral services were Friday, March 18, 2011 at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Burial followed in the Crace Cemetery.
Military services were provided by the American Legion Post 335 and VFW Post 1427.
Expression of sympathy can be made to the Crusade for Children.



ALLEN LESTER OGLESBY, 88, died Sunday, March 13, 2011.
He was born on February 8, 1923 to Roy William and Stella Mae Green Oglesby in Watson. He was an Army Veteran of WWII, and a truck driver.
Survivors include his brother; George F. Oglesby of Indianapolis; sisters; Mary E. Huggins of Charlestown, Mildred E. Oglesby-Heath of Cincinnati, Ohio, S. Juanita Oglesby of Charlestown, and Mabel Scrivner of New Albany.
Cremation was chosen no services scheduled.
Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown handling arrangements..


LAURA MARGARET (BOOKER) HARMON, 77, formerly of New Albany died Tuesday, March 15, 2011.
She was a former employee of the New Albany Box and Basket Company and was a member of First Capitol Christian Church in Corydon. She was born on May 29, 1933 in Luttrell, Tenn. to the late Thomas and Stella (Greenlee) Booker.
She is also preceded in death by her husband, Mervyn B. Harmon, Sr.; sisters, Judy Murphy, Bonnie Wright, and Frankie Renfro; and half sisters, Fern Dukes, Opal Worsham, Ruby Colson, Evelyn Hunley, and Jewel Onks.
She is survived by her son, Mervyn B. Harmon, Jr. and his wife, Nicki and daughters, Debbie Fultz and her husband, Kenny and Sheila Ehalt and her husband, Steve; sisters, Jean Dennie, Janet Haycox, Mary McDonald, Charlotte Pickett, Brenda Nichols, Faye Nelson, and Shirley Wiseheart; brother, Alan Booker; half sister, Iris Davis; grandchildren, Laura Harmon, Eric Fultz, David Harmon, Mike Fultz, Maegan Ehalt, and Chris Ehalt; and eight great-grandchildren.
Pastor Randy Kirk officiated her funeral service Saturday, March 19, 2011 at First Capitol Christian Church (305 Oliver Street, Corydon, IN 47112-5381) with burial to follow at Kansas Cemetery in Fredericksburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Capitol Christian Church.
Newcomer Funeral Home handled the arrangements.


DEBRA LYNN ADAMS MYERS, 57, of Deputy, died Monday, March 14, at her home.
She was born March 11, 1954 in Madison, the daughter of the late, Walter & Memril Tingle Adams. She was raised in Madison and was a 1972, graduate of Madison Consolidated High School and attended Indiana University South East. She was united in marriage on December 22, 1972 to Danny Robbins. She served as the Executive Director of Ohio Valley Opportunities, Inc. (OVO) from 1995 until she retired in June 2010. Before obtaining the position of Executive Director, Deb served for several years as the administrator of the Head Start Program and worked for a time with Employment & Training Program. She had also worked for Work Force Development in Madison for a short period of time. She was a member of many boards and committees in Southern Indiana, most recently on the boards of La Casa Amiga, the Scott County Partnership, Southern Indiana Housing Initiative and the Indiana Community Action Association.
She was instrumental in acquiring many of the services provided by OVO during her time as Executive Director. For the past 10 years it had been her objective to construct and provide affordable housing to the low-income elderly, disabled, and struggling families in each of OVO's service areas of Jefferson, Jennings & Scott Counties. More than 100 families and elderly and disabled members of our communities now live in nice, safe, affordable housing. She was united in marriage on May 16, 1991 in Gatlinburg, Tenn. to John D. Myers, who survives.
She is also survived by her daughters: Brooke Chan & her husband, Carl of Fishers, Ind., Amanda Collier & her husband, Brent of Houston, Texas; her step son: Brad Myers & his wife, Amanda of Columbus; her step daughter: Nicole Fullerton & her husband, Dustin of Columbus; her sisters: Louise Adams & her husband, Benny of Canaan, Ind., Lois Ann "Doll" Richmond & her husband, Randy of Louisville; her mother in law: Judith Myers of Taylorsville, Ind.; her father in law: Larry Myers & his wife, Jo of Shelbyville, Ind.; her adoring grandchildren: Jagger Chan, Brady Myers, Gabe Myers, Bristol Myers, & Cullen Fullerton; several nieces, nephews & other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter & Memril Tingle Adams; her sister, Jean Howell.
Memorial services were conducted Friday, March 18, 2011 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be made to OVO in memory of Debra Myers.


JENNIFER LEIGH HEMARD, 35, of Scottsburg, died Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at her residence.
She was born on June 16, 1975 in Marrero, La. and was a homemaker.
Survivors include her son, James Wesley Deal and daughter, Tori Anna Rene Stotts both of Scottsburg;  mother, Marsha Hemard of Scottsburg;  father, Branche Hemard of Waggaman, La.;  three brothers, Bran Hemard of Bloomfield, Ky., Charles and Zac Hemard both of Scottsburg, and several nieces & nephews.
Graveside services were Friday, March 18, 2011 at New Providence Cemetery near Scottsburg.
Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg handled the arrangements.


MARY LORETTA BOGGS, 100, Indianapolis, died Tuesday, March 15, 2011.
She was born November 18, 1910 in Salem and was the youngest child of E.F. Boggs and Loretta Gardner Boggs. She graduated from Salem High School and attended Butler University.
She worked for the Indiana University Medical School admission office until her retirement.
She is survived by niece: Margaret Boggs, nephew: Paul Boggs, and great-nephews: Chris and Mary Boggs, along with many great and great-great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents: E.F. Boggs and Loretta Gardner Boggs, brothers: Reed Boggs, of Salem, Dr. Eugene Boggs and Dr. Robert Boggs, of Indianapolis, sister: Lillian Boggs, nephews: Robert and James Boggs, and niece: Ernestine Boggs.
She was buried in Salem. Memorial contributions can be made to the Salem Presbyterian Church of Salem or Keep Indianapolis Beautiful. Weathers Funeral Home handled the arrangements.


MICHAEL A. DAVIS, 66, Hardinsburg, died Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at his home.
He was born in Louisville and was a Navy Veteran.
He is survived by his brother: Buddy Davis, and three sisters: Patricia Ater, of Hardinsburg, Judy Davis, of London, Ky, and Joetta Davis.
The funeral was held Saturday, March 19, 2011 at the Love Funeral Home with burial in the Kays Chapel Cemetery.


MILLICENT L.PERKINS, 84, Salem, died Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at her home.
She was born April 24, 1926 to Thomas and Hanna South.
She is survived by a son: Donald J. Burr Sr., of Salem, 5 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Graveside service was held Monday, March 21, 2011 at Conway Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Weathers Funeral Home.


LILLIAN FERN WILCOX, 93, of Campbellsburg, died Thursday, March 17, 2011 at St. Vincents Hospital.
She was born February 11, 1918 and was the daughter of the late Wilford Nicholson and Ada (Hamilton) Nicholson.
She was a member of the Mt. Carmel Christian Church.
She is survived by son: Robert (Martha) Wilcox, of Campbellsburg, one grandson: Robin (Jennifer) Wilcox, of Sellersburg, one great-granddaughter: Madeleine Wilcox, of Sellersburg, and one daughter-in-law: Alma Marie Wilcox, of Campbellsburg.
She was preceded in death by her husband: Carroll Wilcox, three sons, one daughter, five brothers, and five sisters.
The funeral service was held on Monday, March 21, 2011 at the Mt. Carmel Christian Church with burial at Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Hughes-Taylor Funeral home handled the arrangements. Memorial contributions can be made to the Mt. Carmel Cemetery Association.


THOMAS P. TIEDT JR., 57, Salem, died Monday, March 14,2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born June 5, 1953 to Thomas P. Tiedt Sr. and Lois A. Evans Tiedt.
He is survived by his wife: Sandra Flood Tiedt, two daughters: Carrie Russell, of Pekin, and Maggie LaHaye, of Bloomington, a sister: Sylvia Graves, of Salem, and 2 granddaughters.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Thomas P. Tiedt Sr. and Lois A. Evans Tiedt and a sister: Virginia Scifres.
The burial was at Winslow Cemetery and arrangements were handled by Weathers Funeral Home.


SOPHIA MARIE ANDERSON, 51, Pekin, died Thursday, March 17, 2011 at her home.
She was born May 15, 1959 in Floyds Knobs to Donald and Sophia Fenwick Freeman. She was a former employee of Lamatops in Floyds Knobs and was a cook and waitress for Borden Diner and co-owner of Anderson Roofing.
She is survived by her husband: Gregory Anderson, two sons: Donald Koch of Milltown and Jason Koch of Palmyra , a step-son: Matthew Anderson of Memphis, a step-daughter: Jessica Anderson of Memphis and two brothers: Donald Freeman of Kenowick, Wash. and Barry Freeman of New Albany.
The funeral service was held Monday, March 21, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Mt. Washington Cemetery.


BETTY R. HOAR, 85, Salem, died Thursday, March 17, 2011 at The waters of Salem.
She was born June 6, 1925 in Campbellsburg and was the daughter of Homer H. and Gladys E. Pollard Clevenger. She was a member of Mt. Tabor Christian Church.
She is survived by her husband: Morris Hoar, two sons: Robert (Carol) Hoar and David (Sherri) Hoar, both of Salem, two daughters: Connie (Richard) Yeaton, of Columbus, and Marcia (Bruce) Parkhurst, of Toledo, Ohio, 10 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son: Donald (Ann) Hoar, a brother: Jay Clevenger, and her parents.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at Mt. Tabor Christian Church with burial in Mt. Tabor Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to Parkinson's Research, Hospice, or charity of donor's choice. Weathers Funeral Home handled the arrangements.


DELANO PAUL ABBOTT, 76, Salem, died Friday, March 18, 2011 at his home.
He was born August 23, 1934 in Washington County and was the son of Ernest and Florence Bierly Abbott. He was a retired employee of International Harvester, a retired contractor, and school bus driver for Salem Schools. He was a member of Canton Christian Church and a former member of National Guard.
He is survived by three sons: Mike Abbott, of Denham Springs, La, Mark and Matt Abbott, both of Salem, a daughter: April Sosh, of Salem, 12 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife: Mary R. Pickerill Abbott, 2 brothers, 5 sisters, and his parents.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.


GAILORD EADES, 92, Madison, died Friday, March 18, 2011 at King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison.
He was born January 6, 1919 to Willard and Bessie Lenora Phillips Eades. He served in the United States Army in the 160th Armored Signal Company of the 20th Armored Division during WWII. He also served in the Korean War in the Signal Corps in the Fifth Army. He retired as an insurance agent.
He is survived by 2 sons: Marvin Coy (Mary Frances) Eades, of Madison, Gerald P. (Teresa) Eades, of Anderson, 4 grandchildren: Jennifer Gail (Mike) Eades Willhoite, Michael Coy (Monique) Eades, Melissa Joy (Josh) Eades Day, Benjamin Gailord (Amy) Eades, his great-grandchildren: Kylie Joy Day, Kelsie Day, Kaleb Day, Kody Day, Coy Willhoite and Quinn Willhoite, 3 sister-in-laws: Cleon Roberts, of Madison, Eva Eades, of Madison, Ruth Rogers, of Bedford, 2 brother-in-laws: Jess Roberts, Ralph Rogers, both of Madison, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Willard and Bessie Lenora Phillips Eades, his wife: Dorothy L. “Dot” Earls Eades, a sister: Helen Mildred Taylor, brothers: Everett, Leonard, and Harry Robert Eades.
Funeral Services were held Monday, March 21, 2011 at North Madison Christian Church with interment at Springdale Cemetery. Full military honors were conducted by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion and the Fort Knox Ceremonial Unit. Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer's Research or the Donor's Choice. Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre handled the arrangements.


JUDY K. (CRUM) CARDWELL, 63, of Hibernia died Thursday, March 17, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born November 5, 1947 in Clarksville, the daughter of Frank and Louise Zollman Crum. She was a former employee of the old Coast to Coast Store in Charlestown and the Census Bureau in Jeffersonville but what she enjoyed the most was being a homemaker. She was a former member of the Harrison Avenue United Methodist Church in Clarksville.
Survivors include her husband of 41 years Albert “Louis” Cardwell; sisters, Jo Paulini, Akron, Ohio, Jessie Sapp, Hibernia and June Knowland, Clarksville; brothers, Roger Crum, Hibernia, Marvin Crum, Jeffersonville and Pete Crum, Akron, Ohio; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Mary Brady; brothers, Charlie and Frank Crum.
Funeral services were Monday, March 21, 2011 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington. Burial followed in Old Salem Cemetery.
Expressions of Sympathy may take the form of donations to Crusade for Children.


MAYBELL L. (WOODWARD) CHERRY, 87, of Sellersburg died Friday, March 18, 2011.
She was a charter member of Graceland Baptist Church where she remained an active member. A devout Christian, she started a prayer journal years ago which she diligently kept and turned into a fascinating and historical daily journal of her life and activities. She was born on August 5, 1923 in Hopkins County, Ky. to the late Robert E. and Lena Frances (Whitfield) Woodward.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Jesse V. “Pete” Cherry; sister, Sarah E. Bowley of Greenville, Ky.; sisters-in-law, Eloise Tucker of Georgetown, and Jane Richardson and her husband John, of Shelbyville, Ind.; many nieces and nephews; special friends; church family; and caregiver, Rita Osborne and her husband, Al of Frankfort, Ky.
Funeral services were Monday, March 21, 2011 at Graceland Baptist Church (3600 Kamer Miller Road, New Albany, IN 47150). Burial followed at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany, IN 47150) handled the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Graceland Baptist Church.


FRANCES BEATRICE MOSBY,84, died Friday, March 18, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born on November 7, 1926 to Roy and Cleo Nation Bruner in Taylorsville, Ky. She was retired from Pillsbury where she worked on the factory line. She is preceded in death by her parents and her sister Elizabeth Mae Arnold.
Survivors included her daughters; Sharon (Schmidt) Barnes of Charlestown, and Darlene (Mosby) Cochran of Charlestown; sisters; Ollie Phillips of Charlestown, Edith Bolin of Charlestown, Earline Masingo of New Albany, Mary Christie (Allen) of Floyds Knobs, Virgie Bolin of Charlestown, and Rita Mitchell (Jerry) of Charlestown; grandson; Eric Barnes (Beth); granddaughter; Stacy Hopkins (Jamie); great-grandchildren; Kaela and Victoria Barnes and Brian and Jeremy Hopkins.
Funeral services were Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Burial followed in the Charlestown Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to Amedisys Hospice Services.


EARL EVERETT KEMP, 69 of New Washington died Saturday March 19, 2011 at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
He was born on January 6, 1942 to Elmer and Mabel Tucker Kemp in Scottsburg, IN.  He was a retired employee of the Washington Township Water Corporation and a member of Bethel Christian Church.
He is survived by his wife the former Judy Gose, two sons; Michael Wayne Kemp of New Washington and Mark Alan Kemp of Nabb, Grandchildren; Cody W. Kemp, Brandon Kemp, Kelsey Kemp and Tyler Galbreath and two great grandchildren Madeline and Morgan Kemp.
Funeral services were Tuesday at Grayson New Washington Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy should go to the New Hope Community Church.


WILLIS E. DRAKE, 81, of Underwood, died Friday, Mar. 18, 2011 at his residence.
He was born on March 7, 1930, the son of the late Rev. Herbert Drake and Rev. Ruth (Bilheimer) Drake. He was a retired electrician for the old Delco-Remy Plant in Anderson, a former Wesleyan Pastor of the Sante Fe Wesleyan Church in Sante Fe, Horton Street Wesleyan Church in Marion, and the old Atlanta Wesleyan Church in Atlanta.  He was a member of the Henryville Community Church, a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War and a member of the American Legion Post # 777.
Survivors include his wife, Joan (McCreery) Drake; two sons, Paul E. (Mary) Drake of Madison, and Phillip A. (Melita) Drake of Taylorsville, Ky.;  a daughter, Beth (Ernest) Crowder of Ft. Wayne;  two sisters, Barbara Howard of Alta Vista, Virginia and Doratha Mae Fairfield of West Covina, Calif., nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Monday, March 21 at the Henryville Community Church in Henryville. Burial followed in Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Henryville Community Church c/o Collins Funeral Home.


ELLA L. NAUGLE, 94, Pekin, died Saturday, March 19, 2011 in Hosparus In Patient Center in Louisville.
She was born on November 29, 1916 to the late George Price Dennis and Angeline Florence (Chamberlain) Dennis.
She was a retired farmer. She was a member of the Pekin United Methodist Church, the Pekin Betterment Community, and the Pekin Conservation Club.
She is survived by son: David (Dian) Naugle, of Iverness, Ill., one great-nephew: Jeff (Barbie) Mosier, two great-nieces: Barbara (Steve) Summers and Melanie (Marvin) Riddle, three grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband: Irvan C. Naugle, four brothers, and four sisters.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem with burial at Olive Branch Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana or the Pekin United Methodist Church.


DORTHA ZINK, 83, Corydon, died Saturday, March 19, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born March 06, 1928 in Fredericksburg. She retired from K-Mart and was a member of the Graceland Baptist Church in New Albany.
She is survived by three sons: Ronald L. Zink, of Palmyra, Billy J. Zink, of Lanesville, and Kevin Zink, of Mauckport, one brother: Frankie Setser, of Tex., three sisters: Lucy Mae Jones of Ill., Sharon Denny, Mary Bell Heintz, 7 grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at the Love Funeral Home with burial at Horners Chapel Cemetery.




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