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Obituaries April 6, 2011 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 04 April 2011 00:00

DANIEL R. TODARO, JR., 18
JOANN ST.CLAIR, 77
LEONARD “COTTON” MILES, 85
SANDRA SUE “SANDY” ROBERTS POWELL, 68
DONNIE FAYE MAYS SPICER, 64
ROBERT G. HOLLOWAY, 80
CLARICE “MAC” TAYLOR, 77
JAMES PAUL GOINS, SR., 96
LORETTA M. GARDNER, 74
CHARLES MEANS, 87
FANNIE LEE HARDWICK FELTNER, 78
MICHAEL SHAWN BUNCH, 37
MILDRED FAYE JACKSON, 85
BESSIE F. “BETTY” (RUDOLPH) JONES, 88
JOHN ALLEN HAPENNY, 40
WOODROW A. “WOODY” BELL, 89
JUNIOR  SIZEMORE , 43
SANDRA DAWN TURPIN, 33
MAGDALEN “LEE” TROESCH HAUG, 98
ELMER RAY COOLEY, 88
CECIL  EVANS, 61
CYNTHIA LYNN RILEY-KELLEY, 34
ARTHUR EUGENE FREED, 93
MARGARET L. JOHNSON, 91
CHARLES WILLIAM "BILL" TIDWELL, 75
THEODORE W. STEINER, 99
MARGUERITE A. BAKER, 58
RUTH GOLDEN, BURK, NOBLE, 87
DANIEL YODER, 68
RANDALL K. “RANDY” JACKSON, 51
GRANVILLE EUGENE "GENE" JONES, 72
CHRISTOPHER “JASON” WEIGLEB, 26
RUBY TERRY COX, 71
SARAH E. WILSON, 88
HERBERT DANIEL VOYLES, 84

 


 

 

DANIEL R. TODARO, JR., 18, died Sunday, March 27, 2011.
He was a senior at Floyd Central H.S., an avid UofL and Colts fan. He enjoyed scuba diving, listening to his music, and playing his Xbox. He was a member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church in Floyds Knobs. He was born on February 7, 1993 in Louisville.
He is survived by his loving parents, Laurie A. (Cahill) Balmer (Pat) and Daniel R. Todaro, Sr. (Michelle); brothers, Ryan Todaro (Sandra) and Nathan Todaro; grandparents, Joseph and Joan Cahill of New Albany; Joan Miller (Jim) of Jeffersonville, and Frank Todaro (Lisa) of Louisville; aunts and uncles, Denise Cope of Memphis, Tenn., Kathy France (James) of New Albany, Frank Rosso (Pat) of Maryland, Gaelyn Todaro (Sylvia) of Otisco, Phillip Todaro of Florida, Steven Todaro (Clara) of Florida, Coupie Montanna (Greg) of Illinois, Valarie Todaro (Robyn) of Georgia, and Michael Todaro (Robin) of Indiana; and many cousins and good friends.
Visitation will be from 12-8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 and after 9 a.m. on Thursday (March, 31) at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany).
His Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 31 at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Elizabeth’s Maternity Home (601 E. Market Street, New Albany).


JOANN ST.CLAIR, 77, of Scottsburg, died Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2011 at Hampton Oaks Health Campus.
She was born on March 1, 1934 in Lexington, Ind., the daughter of the late Archie and Myrtle  (Owens) Robbins. She was a homemaker and a member of First Christian Church in Scottsburg.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde E. St Clair, a son, Raymond St Clair; a daughter, Beverly K. Judge; two sisters, Eunice Sandlin & Odell Mulligan and three brothers, Melvin, Floyd & Anthony Robbins.
Survivors include a son, Gregory A. St Clair and daughter, Rebecca E. (Mike) Helton both of Scottsburg, and five grandchildren, Jerica & Jayla Helton, Ross St.Clair, Amanda (Taylor) Roberts and Samantha Judge.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 31 at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.


LEONARD “COTTON” MILES, 85, died of Leukemia at Clark Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, March 29, 2011.
He was born on February 20, 1926 in Akron, Ohio, the son of Edgar and Willie Willis Carden Miles. He retired after forty-five years working for Kroger in Jeffersonville, and was a WWII Navy Veteran.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years Edna A. Smith Miles; daughter, Gloria Oakley; sons, Stephen, Darrel and Daniel Miles; nine grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Friday April 1, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown. Burial will follow in Sellersburg Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Thursday from 2-8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Friday until time of service.


SANDRA SUE “SANDY” ROBERTS POWELL, 68, Hanover, died Monday, March 28, 2011 at the waters of Clifty Falls.
She was born January 26, 1943 to Joe B. and Norma Jean Kreeger Roberts. She was a hairdresser and also worked at Reliance Electric. She was a member of the Trimble County Horse and Saddle Club and the Kent United Methodist Church.
She is survived by three daughters: Missy Powell , Ronda (Kenneth) Bowling, both of Hanover, Teresa (Jim) Jones, of Madison, two sisters: Bess (Sam) Cutshall, of Kissimmee, Fla., Doris Kroger, of Lexington, brother: Virgil (Rita) Roberts, of Kent, grandmother: Helen Kreeger, of Hanover, uncle: Dan (Thelma) Kreeger, of Hanover, aunt: Vicky Schirmer, of Hanover, sister-in-law: Gay Powell, of Lexington, Ky., grandchildren: Robbie Jones, Justin Peters, Chris Jones, Clint Bowling, Cory and Jerri Johnson, caregivers: Jan and Willy Watts, of Madison.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother: Dwight B. Roberts, niece: Dee Dee Cutshall Stevens, nephew: Bubby Roberts, grandparents: Milton Kreeger and Beulah Croman Kreeger Muster, aunt and uncle: Karin and Wayne Hamilton.
Funeral services were held on Friday, April 1, 2011 at Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre with interment at Zoar Cemetery near Kent. Memorial contributions can be made to the Trey Taylor Rehabilitation Fund or the American Diabetes Association.


DONNIE FAYE MAYS SPICER, 64, Commiskey, died Monday, March 28, 2011 at her home.
She was born on September 26, 1946 to the late Samuel and Laura Sipe Mays. She was president and CEO of Faye-Ed Farms and a bus driver for the Madison Consolidated School District.
She is survived by her husband: Gene Edmund Spicer, of Commiskey, daughters: Danelle Spicer, of Dupont, Helen (Mark) Bruce, of Commiskey, sons: George Spicer and his companion, Steve Westerfeld, of Holton, Raymond (Heike) Spicer, of Hayen, Jeffery Spicer, of Commiskey, grandchildren: Kevin, Timmy, Sarah, Tia, Tyler, Ashley, Rayann, Kelcey, and Vanessa, 10 great-grandchildren, brothers: Jack Mays, Dudley (Debbie) Mays, Ronnie (Debbie) Mays, Fred Mays, sisters: Barbara Derringer, Marlene Bohall, brother-in-law: Jerry (Rhonda) Spicer, several nieces and nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and brothers: Robert and Larry Mays.
Funeral services were held Thursday, March 31, 2011 at the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre. Interment followed in the Dupont Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society or Hospice of King's Daughters' Hospital.


ROBERT G. HOLLOWAY, 80, died March 25, 2011 at his home in Cocoa Beach, Florida.
He was a 26 year veteran of the United States Air Force, serving in the Korean and Vietnam Wars and suffering injury during the Korean War. He was awarded the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Air Force Commendation Medal, and numerous other honors. After retiring from the Air Force, Bob continued his vocation as a veterans’ advocate, working for the State of Florida and the U.S. Department of Labor. He was active in several community service and veterans’ support organizations.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Betty Holloway of Cocoa Beach; daughters, Vickie (Paul) Werth of Battle Ground, Washington, Bonnie (Hal) Ross of Winter Springs, Florida and Gayle (Jay) Duncombe of West Melbourne, Florida; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Pauline Glasscock of Jeffersonville, Indiana and Martha Horine of Richmond, Virginia.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter “Gent” and Grace Holloway; one son, Robert G. Holloway, Jr.; brothers, Wilbur “Bud” and David Holloway; and sisters Mary Anne Murray, Doris Bower and Elmin May Holloway.
The funeral service will take place on Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 1 p.m. at Bethlehem Community Church, 216 Bell Street in Bethlehem. Interment will follow at the Bethlehem Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to one of the following: Bethlehem Community Church; c/o Sandy Hutsell, 306 Camp Creek Road, New Washington, Ind. 47162 or Bethlehem Cemetery Association, c/o Nancy Reynolds, 12213 Charlestown-New Market Road, Marysville, Ind. 47141.


CLARICE “MAC” TAYLOR, 77, died Wednesday March 30, 2011 at her home.
She was born on June 18, 1933 in Clark County to Hobert and Flossie Morris Taylor who preceded her in death along with her husband Frank Kirby, sisters Mary and Joann and brothers, Jim, Bill and Dan.
She was a former employee of Coca-Cola Bottling Co. in Little Rock, Ark.
She is survived by her daughter, Linda Hurst Grider of Clarksville, sons; Lloyd and Mike Kirby of Hot Springs, Ark., sister; Jean Hogan of Charlestown, brother; Roy Taylor of Georgetown, granddaughter; Dana Hurst of New Albany, and three great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
A gathering of family and friends to celebrate the life of Maxine will be held on Saturday April 2, 2011 from 3-8 p.m. at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown.
Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


JAMES PAUL GOINS, SR., 96, died at Green Valley Care Center in New Albany, on Tuesday, March 29, 2011.
He was born on March 6, 1915 in Kentucky the son of William and Minnie Elizabeth Smith Goins. Mr. Goins was a Carpenter and a member of Community Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include his daughters, Beverly Zollman, Charlestown, Pat Larkins, Rapid City, S.D. and Phyllis Ferguson, Daytona Beach, Fla.; a son James Goins, Lavergne, Tenn.; nine grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Saturday April 2, 2011 at 11 AM at Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 3-8 p.m. and on Saturday after 9 a.m. until time of service.


LORETTA M. GARDNER, 74, Madison, died Wednesday, March 30, in Madison.
She was born Oct. 16, 1936 in Madison. She was formerly employed as a nurse aid; formerly employed at Smith's Cabinet in Salem; formerly employed at Marianne Motel as a desk clerk and she was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Scottsburg.
She is survived by her Sons: Lonnie Ray Jones (Ida), Madison, James C ‘Jay’ Jones (Jo Ann), Hanover, step sons, Roger Lee Gardner (Annette), Vacaville Calif., Frank R Gardner (Kim), Scottsburg; daughters: Patricia Elaine Crabbe, Robinson Ill. Rhonda S Hill, Madison, Sheryl Lawrence (Donnie), Lexington; step daughter: Pennie Ann Gardner, Ft. Lauderdale Fla.; sisters, Carolyn Chilton (James), Vine Grove Ky.; 16 grandchildren: Tonya Lockhard, Hattie Weaver, Elizabeth Mefford, Timothy Wolfe, James Wolfe, Swatarra Rosenberg, William Andrew Bennett, Jr., James Allen Jones, Jessica Ann Koontz, Joshua Grider, Christopher Grider, Nicholas Lawrence, Richard Gardner, Jake Gardner, Tiff Gardner and Baylan Gardner; 24 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Alvin Lee and Zona Gayle George Rogers, her husband George W. Gardner, four brothers Nelson Rogers, Bernard Rogers, Kenneth ‘Boogie’ Rogers, Clarence Rogers; four half brothers Glenford Rogers, Merideth Rogers, Everitt Rogers, Fred Rogers; two sisters Georgia Shephard, Zona Belle Wong; one half sister Dorothy Rogers.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, April 2 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Burial will follow at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the diabetes foundation in care of Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N First St., Scottsburg, Ind. 47170.


CHARLES MEANS, 87, Indianapolis, died Saturday, March 26, 2011.
He was born January 11, 1924 to the late Alvie Hamilton and Myrtle Mae (Bruce) Means. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served in World War II on the USS Franklin. He worked for Chrysler for 34 years, retiring in 1988.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary (Miles) Means; son, Chester Means; daughters, Betty Essick and Delores Faucett; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Allen Means; siblings, Lawrence, Clyde, Imagene, Margaret and Georgie.
Arrangements are pending with the Cremation Society of Indiana.


FANNIE LEE HARDWICK FELTNER, 78, died on March 21, 2011, at home under hospice care in Palm Beach County, Fla. She was born in Somerset, Ky. on September 23, 1932 and was the daughter of Joseph Fulton and Lucy (Hall) Hardwick, both of whom are deceased. She graduated from Somerset High School, attended Berea College, where she met her husband, and graduated from the University of Akron, Ohio with a B.S. in Education. She later received a Doctorate of Theology from the Evangelical Bible Seminary in Palm Beach County, Fla, through which she became an ordained minister.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Dillard Bruce Feltner, Sr. and their four children: Dillard B. Jr., David C., Lisa J.A. (David Harrison), and Elizabeth E. Feltner. Also surviving are four grandchildren: Benjamin and Matthew Feltner, Rachel Smith, and Alexander Feltner Harrison. Her three brothers also survive Fannie: Joseph B. (Evelyn) Hardwick, David C. (Rozie) Hardwick, and Charles L. (Sheilagh Mylott) Hardwick. Other survivors include Fannie’s brother-in-law Herbert (Sue) Feltner and sisters-in-law Kathleen (W.N. Nick) Lewis, Mary Feltner, Faye Feltner, Jean Feltner, and Betty Leggett, plus many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Reverend Tim Smith of Richfield, Ohio will be conducting funeral services at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 2, 2011 at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville with burial to follow at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin. Memorial services will be held at a later date in Akron, Ohio and in Greenacres, Fla.
Friends may visit on Saturday, April 2, 2011 from Noon until service time at Adams Funeral Home.
Memorial donations may be given in memory of Fannie to First United Methodist Church of Akron, Ohio, or to E.B.C. Ministries of Greenacres, Fla., or to a favorite charity c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, Indiana 47229.


MICHAEL SHAWN BUNCH, 37, of Sellersburg died Wednesday, March 23, 2011 in  Panama City Beach, Fla.
He was born in Scottsburg on May 21, 1973.
He was a member of Scott County Moose Lodge # 2324 and Seymour Moose Lodge #418.
Survivors include his daughters, Morgan Bunch of New Albany, Kersey Bunch of New Albany, a son, Phillip Bunch of New Albany; his mother:Barbara Sue (Bunch) Hoard, Scottsburg a step father, Vance Hoard of Greensburg; sisters:  Jaime Hoard of Scottsburg, Amanda Lowry of Scottsburg; brothers,  Jonathan Hoard of Sellersburg and John Lowry of Scottsburg. He is also survived by nephews, Zachary, Aaron, Ethan, and Quintan.
He is preceded in death by his father, Thomas Darrell Lowry.
Funeral services were Thursday, March 31, at House of Prayer, Austin, with Rev. Jeff Mullins officiating. Burial followed at Spurgeon Cemetery in  Austin.


MILDRED FAYE JACKSON, 85, Louisville, died Wednesday, March 30, 2011.
She was a 43-year retiree of the Colgate company.
She is preceded in death bu her husband of 64 years, James E. Jackson.
She is survived by her children, Michael (Renee) Jackson and Vickie Smith; sisters, Louise Ramey, JoAnne Dobler and Gerri Despain; grandchildren, Michael Scoccola, Carrie Scoccola, Christi Scoccola-Hootman, Amanda Jackson, James Jackson and Cody Jackson and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 2 at Arch L. Heady at Resthaven Funeral Home, 4400 Bardstown Road.
The family will accept visitors from 10 a.m. until time of service.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Kentucky School for the Blind or the American Cancer Association.


MILDRED FAYE JACKSON, 88, New Albany died on Wednesday, March 30, 2011.
She was a member of Northside Christian Church in New Albany. She formerly owned Laine’s Hairstyling in New Albany. She was born on July 17, 1922 in Harrison County to the late Otto and Ermal (Vance) Rudolph.
She is survived by her husband, Donald Jones; children, Gerry Blackburn (Elmer) of Simpsonville, Ky., Dennis Brian (Sammie) of Floyds Knobs, and Delaine Stewart (H. Keith) of Sellersburg; stepchildren, Mark Jones, Debbie Jones, and Tammy Potts, all of New Albany and Donnie Jones of Clarksville; grandchildren, Stacey Smith, Jennifer Brian, Melissa Williams (Scott), Jessica Kane (Chris), and Brian Stewart; and stepgrandchildren, Jacklyn Jones, Tonya, Tiffany, and Tabatha Samples.
Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 2, 2011 in the Paul F. Kraft, Sr. Memorial Chapel at the funeral home with burial to follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Friday, April 1, 2011 and after 9 a.m. on Saturday at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany).
Memorial contributions may be made to Northside Christian Church (4407 Charlestown Road, New Albany, IN 47150).


JOHN ALLEN HAPENNY, 40, Salem, died Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at his residence.
He was born on January 20, 1971, the son of the late John David Hapenny and Alice Taylor. He was a former Sous Chef chef at the Terre Haute Country Club.
Survivors include his fiancee, Dana Blevins, Salem; two sons, Shawn and Shane Hapenny of Terre Haute; two daughters, Brittany (Adam) Hobbs, Salem and Shay Mull of Salem; one brother, James Shell of Terre Haute and one grandchild, Ty Hobbs of Salem.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
Cremation was chosen.
Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


WOODROW A. “WOODY” BELL, 89, Madison, died Thursday, March 31 at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
He was born April 5, 1921 in Hanover, the son of the late John Ezra and Ada Ethel Rowlett Bell. He was a 1939 graduate of Central High School. He was inducted into the United States Army on Aug. 3, 1942 in Madison. He rose to the rank of Sergeant. He received the Purple Heartm the Bronze Star, Four Battle Stars, the European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, the Army of Occupation Germany Medal, the World War II Victory Medal, the American Campaign Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.
He was first employed at the Pearl Packing Company in Madison. He then went to work for the Kroger Company as a meat cutter. He also worked selling novelties for Brown and Bigalow. He then became a licensed insurance agent for Commonwealth Life Insurance Company. He then served as Deputy Sheriff under Sheriff Loyd Browning for four years. He then worked for Bob McCauley Insurance Agency for several years. He retired after 25 years of service with Jefferson Proving Ground as Proof Director. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Madison and was proud to have given 107 pints of blood.
He is survived by his son, Lloyd A. (Donna) Bell, Madison; a brother, Rev. Howard V. Bell of Cross Plains, Ind.; a sister-in-law, Laura Jean Risk of Madison; a special friend, Pauline Gitner of Madison; grandchildren, Tracy Bell Estes, Joe, Matthew Lloyd Bell; three great-grandchildren; step-grandchildren, Brandon, Jessica and Kristian Sarver and two step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Mary Lou Risk Bell, who died Oct. 18, 1991; a daughter, Sue Ann Bell Stucker, brothers, Pascal Porter Bell and Edward S. Bell and a nephew John V. Bell.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, April 5 at 1 p.m. at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Rev. Jon Carlstron will officiate. Interment will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison.
Friends may call Monday from 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday from 11 a.m. until time of the funeral.
Full military honors will be conducted at the graveside by Jefferson Post 9, of the American Legion.
The family requests memorials in memory of him go to the First Baptist Church Organ Restoration Fund.


JUNIOR  SIZEMORE,43, of  Seymour died Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at his residence.
He was born in Seymour, IN on July 20, 1967.
Survivors include his wife Ruthie (Brewer) Sizemore; his mother Nancy Clark of Austin; his mother-in-law Judy Melton of Crothersville; a daughter,  Ashley Sizemore of Seymour and brothers, Johnny Sizemore of Austin and Willie Neace of Austin. He is also survived by a grandchild, Miracle Sizemore and one on the way.  And his Mother-in-Law Judy Melton of Crothersville.
Graveside services were Friday, April 1 at Uniontown Cemetery. Burial followed.


SANDRA DAWN TURPIN, 33, Depauw, died Tuesday, March 29, 2011.
She was born Nov. 7, 1977, the daughter of Keith and Sarah Turpin of Depauw.
She was a 1996 graduate of North Harrison High School, a senior at Indiana University Southeast, where she was an ambassador, mentor, tutor and part of the student government, and a member of First Capital Christian Church and the Women of the Moose Chapter 2221, both in Corydon, and Omicrom Delta Kappa.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Earl and Susan Turpin.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by a sister, Beth (Jeremy) Utz of Corydon, and her grandparents, Beldon and Helen Asher.
A celebration of Life service was held Saturday, April 2, at the First Captial Christian Church. There will be a private graveside service later.
Swarens Funeral Home in Ramsey is handling arrangements.


MAGDALEN “LEE” TROESCH HAUG, 98, Greenville, died Wednesday, March 30. 2011 in New Albany.
She was born Jan. 24, 1913 in Edam, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Survivors include her daughter, Mary Lee (Ray) Riciputi; sons, Jerry (Viola), John (Judy), Robert (Peni) and Ed Haug (Kathy). She is also survived by her brothers, Herb, Joe (Ann) and Martin Troesch (Noella); sister, Mina Carruthers, 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jacob Troesch and Mary Ann Cole Troesch; her husband of 66 years, Leo J. Haug and a grandson, David Haug.
Services were Saturday, April 2 at St. Micheal's Church in Bradford. Burial followed in St. Micheal's Cemetery.
Love Funeral Home in Palmyra handled the arrangements.


ELMER RAY COOLEY, 88, Pekin, died Wednesday, March 30 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born April 21, 1922, in Milltown S.D. He was an Army veteran and a member of the Victory Baptist Church in New Salisbury.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Gladys (Brumley) Cooley; two sons, Ray “Butch” Cooley of Bedford, Ky. and Charles “Chuck” Cooley of Pekin; three daughters, Cynthia (Dale) Patton, Mary (Kenny) Gibson and Becky (Pete) Posey; 16 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Robert Harold Cooley and two grandsons, David Scott Sanders and Yancey Wade Simpson.
Services were Sunday, April 3 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra. Burial followed at Greenville Cemetery.


CECIL  EVANS, 61, of  Scottsburg, died Saturday, March 19, 2011 at Norton Healthcare Pavilion in  Louisville, KY.
He was born in Crothersville, on March 17, 1950, the son of the late Edgar and Nettie (Roberts) Evans. He was employed Seymour Tubing Seymour.
Survivors include, daughters, Crystal Evans of Salem, Michelle DeWitt of Pekin; sons, Matthew Geary of New Albany, Cecil Evans, Jr. of Salem, Daniel Evans of Scottsburg, Josh Evans of Borden and Paul Whitson; sister, Shirley White of Austin and a brother Denzil Rice of Scottsburg. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, at Trinity House of God, Austin.
Arrangements were handled by Buchanan Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Family.


CYNTHIA LYNN RILEY-KELLEY, 34, died Monday March 28, 2011 at St. Vincent Jennings Hospital in North Vernon.
She was born June 1, 1976 in Scottsburg. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include three sons: William, Tyler & Zachary Kelley all of Scottsburg; her mother: Bonnie (McNear) Riley of Scottsburg; her father and step-mother: Otis & Louise Riley of Crothersville; a sister: Lisa Atkins of Austin; a brother: Timothy Riley of Crothersville and two step brothers: Joe and Chuck Kinworthy both of Crothersville.
She was preceded in death by a sister: Jeannie C. Riley.
Graveside services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will be 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday at Collins Funeral Home.


ARTHUR EUGENE FREED, 93, Salem, died Thursday, March 24 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
He was born Dec. 7, 1917 in Saltillo, the son of John Thomas and Grace Elizabeth Hamilton Freed. He was a retired inspector for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He was a member of the Smedley Church of Christ and traveled throughout the world.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother: Oscar Lee Freed; a sister, Flavia Inez Freed Hoopengarner and a brother-in-law, Cecil Hoopengarner.
He is survived by his niece, Shirley Marie Hoopengarner Parrish Smith, her husband, Gerald Lee Smith and her children, Andrew Brian Parrish, Cecilia Danette Parrish and Susan Elizabeth Parrish-Lyons. He is also survived by great-nieces and nephews: Sean Mattingly, Jessica Jenkins (Jeremy Hackley), Jacob Jenkins, Alexandria Parrish and Andrew Brian Parrish Jr. and one great-great-nephew, Noah Ryan Jenkins-Hackley.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 6 at 2 p.m. at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Saltillo Cemetery.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 8 a.m. until time of service.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society.


MARGARET L. JOHNSON, 91, a resident of Lincoln Health Care of New Albany and formerly of Borden passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2011.
She was born November 26, 1919 in New Albany, the daughter of David and Hazel (Lee) Chism who are both deceased. On March 26, 1939, she married Gerald Johnson who preceded her in death on February 11, 1981.
She was a member of West Maple St. Baptist Church in Jeffersonville, VFW Post #1832 ladies Auxiliary and enjoyed cooking, collecting lighthouses and clocks.
Survivors include a son Allen Johnson of Borden, three grandchildren, Adam Johnson of Clarksville, Ken Johnson of Borden, Roy E. Johnson of Riverside, Calif., three great-grandchildren, one sister, Kitty Franzell of Kentucky, two brothers, Marshall “Donnie” Chism of Corydon, David Chism of South Carolina.
A son, Ricky Johnson, five siblings, Robert “Bob” Chism, Mildred Lockman, Gordon Chism, Mary Jane Perry, and Agnes Griffie, preceded her in death.
Cremation was entrusted to Adams Funeral Home in Henryville, burial will follow at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Borden.


CHARLES WILLIAM "BILL" TIDWELL, 75, of Scottsburg, died Friday, April 1, 2011 at his residence.
He was born on December 21, 1935 in St. Joseph, Tenn., the son of the late Douglas Wilson and Icie Lucille (Sims) Tidwell.  He was a retired service technician for General Electric in Downers Grove, Ill. and a U.S. Navy veteran.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, James, Harold & Danny Tidwell and a sister, Faye Hodges.
Survivors include his wife, Teddy (Dudleson)  Tidwell; two sons, Charles D. Tidwell of Scottsburg, and Douglas A. (Marianne) Tidwell of Oswego, Illinois; two daughters, Donna Basenberg and Joyce Keller both of Scottsburg; two brothers, Joe Tidwell of Scottsburg and Tom Tidwell of Florida; a sister, Nancy Weeks of Chicago, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Tuesday, April 5 at Collins Funeral Home. Burial followed in Lexington Cemetery.


THEODORE W. STEINER, 99, died Saturday, April 2, 2011 at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon.
He was born on June 16, 1911 in Webster Township the son of John F. and Elizabeth Bauer Steiner. He was a retired farmer and was an employee of Dupont and the old ICI Ammunition Plant in Charlestown. He was a member of Most Precious Blood Catholic Church and was a member of Indiana Farm Bureau.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife-Frances Layer Steiner, his daughter-Betty Sheets, a sister-Mamie Backherms and Brother Ott Steiner.
He is survived by one son, Theodore E. Steiner of Elizabeth, three grandsons, Brian Morris (Debra) Houston, Texas, Jeff Morris (Sandy) of Elizabeth and Steve Morris (Laura) of New Middletown; seven great-grandchildren, Brittany Hibbs (Jeremy), Jeffery Morris, Jr. (Kayla), Brian Morris, II, Amber Morris, Nikkole Morris, Jordan Morris and Matthew Morris; three great-great-grandchildren, Rylee and Hayden Hibbs, Emma Morris and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral mass was held at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church on Monday, April 4. Father Rob Hankee was the Celebrant. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
There was a Rosary Service held at the Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon Monday, April 4.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to the Most Precious Blood Cemetery Fund.
Pallbearers were Jordan Morris, Jeffery Morris, Jr., Jeremy Hibbs, Wes Wolfe, Larry Day, Tony Day and Rick Casey.
Honorary Pallbearers Matthew, Nikkole, Amber and Brian Morris and Brittany Hibbs.


THEODORE W. STEINER, 99, died Saturday, April 2, 2011 at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon.
He was born on June 16, 1911 in Webster Township the son of John F. and Elizabeth Bauer Steiner. He was a retired farmer and was an employee of Dupont and the old ICI Ammunition Plant in Charlestown. He was a member of Most Precious Blood Catholic Church and was a member of Indiana Farm Bureau.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife-Frances Layer Steiner, his daughter-Betty Sheets, a sister-Mamie Backherms and Brother Ott Steiner.
He is survived by one son, Theodore E. Steiner of Elizabeth, three grandsons, Brian Morris (Debra) Houston, Texas, Jeff Morris (Sandy) of Elizabeth and Steve Morris (Laura) of New Middletown; seven great-grandchildren, Brittany Hibbs (Jeremy), Jeffery Morris, Jr. (Kayla), Brian Morris, II, Amber Morris, Nikkole Morris, Jordan Morris and Matthew Morris; three great-great-grandchildren, Rylee and Hayden Hibbs, Emma Morris and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral mass was held at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church on Monday, April 4. Father Rob Hankee was the Celebrant. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
There was a Rosary Service held at the Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon Monday, April 4.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to the Most Precious Blood Cemetery Fund.
Pallbearers were Jordan Morris, Jeffery Morris, Jr., Jeremy Hibbs, Wes Wolfe, Larry Day, Tony Day and Rick Casey.
Honorary Pallbearers Matthew, Nikkole, Amber and Brian Morris and Brittany Hibbs.


MARGUERITE A. BAKER, 58, died Sunday April 3, 2011 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
She was born June 4, 1952 in Waco, Texas the daughter of James Frances and Marguerite Pleasant Wallace. She was a homemaker and a former member of the Christian Life Fellowship Church in Antioch, Ill.
Survivors include her daughter, Michelle Chauteau Bell, Aurora, Colo.; son, Joseph Chauteau, Greeley, Colo. and a sister Irena Erdmann.
Cremation was chosen and services will be held at a later date.
Grayson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


RUTH GOLDEN, BURK, NOBLE, 87, Greenville, died Friday, April 1, 2011 at Clark Co. Hospital.
She was a member of the Palmyra Cherry Baptist Church.
She is survived by four sons: Malcolm, Kenny, Hulon, and Howard Burk, four daughters: Tuwanta (Heavrin) Phelps, Sylvia Cooley, Shirley Jones, and Cynthia Shaylor, 28 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, and 26 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter: Carmen Sumner.
The funeral services were held Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at the Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in Greenville Cemetery.


DANIEL YODER, 68, Madison, died Thursday, March 31, 2011 in Phoenix, Ariz.
He was born September 26, 1942 to Moses Yoder and Barbara Yoder. He was a preacher of Madison Mennonite Fellowship Church.
He is survived by four sons: Glendon (Deb) Yoder, Leland (Sharon) Yoder, both of Phoenix, Ariz., Lyle (Debbie) Yoder, of Suprise, Ariz., Jason (Jacklynn) Yoder, of Madison, mother: Barbara Yoder, of Nottawa, Mich., three brothers: Moses Yoder, Jr., Ray Yoder, John Yoder, two sisters: Anna Miller, Mary Ellen Geigley, 12 grandchildren, 1 great-granddaughter, many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his father, wife: Mary Louise Yoder, and his great-granddaughter.
The funeral services were held on Thursday, April 7, 2011 at Fairhaven Mennonite Church, State Road 4 in Goshen with burial in Fairhaven Church Cemetery. Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre handled the arrangements. Memorial contributions can be made to his family in care of the funeral home.


RANDALL K. “RANDY” JACKSON, 51, Saltillo, died Saturday, April 2 at his home.
He was born Feb. 25, 1960 in Salem, the son of Harold Robert and Mildred Tolbert Jackson. He was a former employee of Smith Cabinet Company and a member of the Saltillo Christian Church.
He is survived by his mother, Mildred Jackson of Saltillo; a brother, Kevin (Lisa) Jackson of Campbellsburg; two sisters, Sandra Colvin of Salem and Naomi (Mike) Woods of Saltillo; two nephews, Neil (Amy) Coyle and Eddie (Krissy) Colvin; three nieces, Michele Jackson, Heather (Chad) Wingler and Kala (Derrick) Mollet; six great-nephews: Ryan Kemp, Evan Woods, Chance Coyle, Cameron Wingler, Lincoln Colvin and Carson Mollet and two great-nieces, Kenadee Coyle and Madde Colvin.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Jackson and a great nephew, Cody Wingler.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Saltillo Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5-9 p.m. and Thursday from 8 a.m. until the time of the service.


GRANVILLE EUGENE "GENE" JONES, 72, of Scottsburg, died Sunday, April 3, 2011 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was born on May 24, 1938 in Scott County, the son of the late Granville Edgar and Annagene  (Rose) Jones.  He was a retired hot truck driver between the engine plants for Cummins Engine Company in Columbus, and a member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Leota.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth M. Jones.
Survivors include his wife, LaWanda  (Grissom)  Jones;  daughter, Michelle (Willy) Ball of Jeffersonville;  brother, Larry Jones of Tampico, Indiana;  a sister,  Irma F. McCutcheon of Henryville, three grandchildren, William, Michael and Brittany Ball, USAR and one great-granddaughter, Aubrey Ball.
Funeral service will be on on Wednesday, April 6 at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Bethel Cemetery.
Visitation is from 10 a.m. until noon Wednesday at Collins Funeral Home.


CHRISTOPHER “JASON” WEIGLEB, 26, died Saturday, April 2, 2011.
He was a 2003 graduate of Floyd Central H.S. He enjoyed all sports, especially football, basketball, and golf. He also liked to fish and hunt, and was a member of Chapel Hill Christian Church. He was born on June 29, 1984 in New Albany.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, George Canary.
He is survived by his parents, Toni L. (Canary) Weigleb and Christopher S. Weigleb; sister, Sara Weigleb; grandparents, David and Jo Ann Johnson, Sharon Canary; aunts and uncles, Dee King (Dave), Troi Canary; cousins, Abby King, James D. Hart (Christina), Sherron K. Pappas; many great aunts and uncles, cousins, and friends.
Visitation will be from 12-8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 and 10 a.m. until noon Thursday at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany).
His Funeral Service will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 7 at Chapel Hill Christian Church with burial to follow at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
Contributions in his memory may be made to his family.


RUBY TERRY COX, 71, of Louisville, formerly of Scottsburg, died Sunday April 3, 2011 at University Of Louisville Hospital in Louisville.
She was born on May 29, 1939 in Breathitt County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Kelly  and Beulah  (Coomer) Terry. Ruby was a former home health aide for  Scott County Home Health Agency through the Scott County Health Department and a member of the First Southern Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Cecil Heatley and Zerel Cox and three brothers, Forest, Bud & Beech Terry.
Survivors include two sons, Dennis (Femmy) Thomas and Rick Thomas of Scottsburg; two daughters, Gloria A. (Terry) Zollman of Scottsburg, and Lisa G. Heatley of Louisville;  a sister, Janet Caudill of Retreat, Indiana;  two brothers, Carl and Don Terry both of Scottsburg; five grandchildren, April Stutsman, Jeremy Berry, Lindsey DePriest, Devin & Avery Thomas and two great-grandchildren, Hannah & Ava Stutsman.
Cremation was chosen.
A memorial service will be at 11 am on Thursday, April 7 at Collins Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 9-11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.


SARAH E. WILSON, 88, of New Albany, formerly of Borden, died Sunday, April 3, 2011 at the Clark Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center of Clarksville.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Borden Community Church. A life resident of Washington and Clark counties, she was born Sept. 5, 1922, at Pekin, the daughter of Claude and Clara C. (Nicholson) Turner. In February 1946, she married Homer R. Wilson, who preceded her in death in 1986.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Cleatice Lang.
Survivors include: a sister, Cleon Bush of Monticello, Ind., and several nieces and nephews, including Carole S. Smith of New Albany, who cared for her.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 6 at Dawalt Funeral Home in Salem, with Pastor John Beasley officiating.
Visitation is after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Research Foundation 6100 Dutchman's Lane, 4th Floor Louisville, Ky. 40205.


HERBERT DANIEL VOYLES, 84, of Salem died Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 8:18 p.m. at Norton Hospital, Louisville.
He was a retired employee of Smith Cabinet Company and a member of Kansas Church of Christ. He was born February 16, 1927 in Washington County, the son of Able Preston and Mable Irene Wheat Voyles.
He is survived by four sons, Clifford Ray Voyles, Clinton D. Voyles, Clayton E. Voyles and David A. Voyles all of Salem; a daughter, Diane Voyles of Salem; a brother, Able "Benny" Voyles of Salem; three sisters, Rebecca Voyles of Witchata Falls, Texas; Thelma Wilson of Washingtonville, N.Y. and Clara Grinstead of Ormand Beach, Fla.; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Stella Mary Jones Voyles on November 17, 2001; three brothers, John Voyles, Herman Voyles and Orvil Voyles; and a sister, Jesse Lane.
Funeral services will be Friday, April 8, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. until time of service.




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