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Obituaries April 20, 2011 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 20 April 2011 00:00

JEAN TILLETT, 83
ROBERT L. HEIN, SR., 78
BARBARA L. HOPPER, 83
ALPHA MAY LAYTON HAMILTON, 75
HERBERT ANDREW FORD, 59
CARL B. TROBAUGH, 98
ALLUS FRANKLIN, 89
GLEN H. APPLEGATE, 72
CHARLES K. WELMAN, SR., 87
GLENN E. “ELI” CAMPBELL, 75
JOHN TRIMBLE CHATHAM, 74
HERMAN E. KOCHERT, 87
EDWARD H. MOSIER, JR., 94
VERLIN BROWN, 72
TIMOTHY A. YATES, 51

 

CHARLOTTE P. (WILLIAN) MILLER, 83, Charlestown, died Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born August 25, 1927 in Big Clifty, Ky. the daughter of Joseph Earl and Edna Knott Ringo. She retired form the Goodman Medical Clinic in Charlestown after 20 years of service and was a member of the North Charlestown Church of God.
Survivors include her daughters, Stephanie Brinson and her husband (Charlie), Sellersburg and Sondi Washabaugh and her husband Joe, Hays, Va.; sons, Joseph Dale Tillett and his wife Arlene, Sellersburg, Tim Tillett and his wife Kelly, Charlestown and David Tillett and his wife Heather, Jeffersonville; sister, Jo Ann Cox, Louisville; brothers, Richard Ringo, R. L. Ringo, Mike Ringo, and Lloyd Ringo all of Louisville; nine grandchildren, Rachel, Rebekah, Jordan, Garlynne, Zachary, Nichole, Lee, Bryant and Alyssa; two  great-grandchildren, Jaden and Maci.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Oscar Tillett; brother, Jim Ringo.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 15, 2011 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy to North Charlestown Church of God.

 


ROBERT L. HEIN, SR., 78, of Pekin died Monday, April 11, 2011, t St. Vincent Salem Hospital.
He was born August 24, 1932 in Pekin, the son of Filmore and Hazel Losson Hein. He was a retired employee of the U.S. Postal Service after 35-plus years. He was a member of Pekin First Baptist Church, was a Korean War Air Force veteran and a member of American Legion.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Keithley Hein. They were married March 4, 1952. He is also survived by two sons, Robert (Jeannie) Hein, Jr. and Terry (Kelly) Hein, both of Salem; a daughter, Beth (Ray) Fleming of Pekin, 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, William Hein.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Martinsburg Cemetery with military honors.
Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. until time of service.


BARBARA L. HOPPER, 83, Madison, died Monday, April 11, 2011 at the University of Louisville Hospital.
She was born Feb. 1, 1928 in Indianapolis, the daughter of the late John E. and Mildred A. Stevenson Hopper. She was a 1946 graduate of Central High School. She graduated in 1952 from nursing school in Louisville. She was employed as a registered nurse and surgical nurse at King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison. She also worked with Clifty Falls Convalescent Center and Hanover Nursing Center. She was a member of the Brushy Fork Baptist Church near Pleasant.
She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Gilbert and her husband of Kevin; her sister, Mary L. Scott of Madison; her twin sister, Betty L. Miller of Madison; a brother-in-law, Benny T. Chandler of Madison; a sister-in-law, Nancy J. Hopper of Madison; grandchildren, Cory Goodin-Kuhlman, Emily Goodin-Goins, Tresia Gilbert and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Robert W. Hopper and Glenn Robert Hopper and her sister, Nelda Carolyn Chandler.
Services will be Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 1 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Rev. Ron Lee will officiate. Interment will follow at the Grandview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum near Madison.
Friends may call Friday from 4-8 p.m. and Saturday from noon until time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Boystown or American Cancer Society.


ALPHA MAY LAYTON HAMILTON, 75, Madison, died Monday, April 11 at her home.
She was born Aug. 9, 1935 in Madison, the daughter of Robert and Alfrieda Marcella Hunter Layton. She married Clarence Delbert Hamilton on Sept. 27, 1971 in Volga, South Dakota. She worked early in life as a waitress at Daddy Big's Restaurant in Chelsea. She was of Baptist faitd and was baptized early in life. She was a life member of Jefferson Post 9, of the Ladies Auxiliary and the Madison Post 1969 Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by her husband, two sons, Paul Craig and his wife, Jan of Dupont and Clarence Delbert Hamilton, JR. and his wife Laura of Milton, Ky.; two daughters, Alfrieda Kay Reynolds and her husband Curtis of Madison, Cynthia Dawn Kietzman and her husband Charlie of Madison; three sisters, Clara Gwendolyn Gentry of Bloomington, Carol Jean Whitson of Oklahoma, Martha Lucille Cooley of Milton, Ky; 21 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, David Craig; an infant sister, Betty Jean Layton; her brother, Robert Berton Layton and a step-brother, Charles B. Semon.
Funeral services will be Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 2 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Pastor Troy Hedges will officiate. Interment will follow at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison.
Friends and family may call Sunday from noon until the time of the funeral.
Jefferson Post 9, of the American Legion Auxiliary Services will conduct services Sunday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to donor's choice.


HERBERT ANDREW FORD, 59, Salem, died Wednesday, April 13 at his home after his battle with cancer.
He was born June 20, 1951 in Louisville to Andrew W. Ford Sr. and Margaret Askins Ford. He attended grade school at St. Clements Catholic School and graduated from Pleasure Ridge Park High School in 1971. He served in the Navy from 1971-75 and was a member of the Indiana National Guard in the 1980s. He has been a resident of Salem since 1979 and worked for Hand & Co. for more than 25 years.
He was preceded in death by his father.
He is survived by a daughter, Tonya (Chris) Sinoki of Louisville; two sons, Jamie and Jesse Ford of Mitchell; his mother, Margaret J. Ford of Fredericksburg; a sister, Cherie (Michael) Betke of Kalamazoo, Mich.; two brothers, Andrew W. Ford Jr. of Fredericksburg and Nicholas (Ruth) Ford of Salem and a granddaughter, Brianna Freeman.
Visitation will be Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Weathers Funeral Home.
A military service will be at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. There will be no funeral services.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to cancer research.


CARL B. TROBAUGH, 98, died Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
He was born in Vincennes on November 29, 1912 the son of George William and Nora Wolf Trobaugh. He was a retired tow boat captain for Kosmos Towing Company out of Kosmosdale, Ky. He received his Master Pilots License from the School for Tow Boat Masters at the Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill. He was a member of the Pisgah Masonic Lodge, the Old Capitol Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star in Corydon and was a member of the New Amsterdam United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Harriet Curts Trobaugh, a sister Dorothy Cushwa and a grandson Benjamin Matherly.
He is survived by one son, C. Cecil Trobaugh (Dwanna) of Corydon; two daughters, Karen Matherly of Clarksville and Norene Minor (Tommy) of Lanesville; two sisters, Mary Jane McCarty of Corydon and Irene Cuerdon of New Albany; a sister-in-law, Beulah Rhoads of Clarksville; seven grandchildren, Kevin Trobaugh, Missi Trobaugh, Janet Hardin, Danell Williams, Darin Matherly, Lori Schmidt and Keri Minor; 10 great-grandchildren and 18 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at the Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon on Saturday, April 16 at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Corydon. Pastor Betty Sieberns will officiate.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home in Corydon on Thursday from 5-8 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. on Saturday.
There will be a Masonic service held on Friday evening at 7:30 at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to his church.


ALLUS FRANKLIN, 89, Marysville, died Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at his home.
He was born on April 8, 1922 to Jess and Roxie Mae Haycraft Franklin in Kentucky. He was an Army Veteran of WWII and a truck driver for INAAP. He was a member of the VFW Post 1427, American Legion Post 335, National Rifle Association, and a member of the Pleasant View Baptist Church. He was also an avid coon hunter. He is preceded in death by his wife Clara Franklin.
Survivors include his son; Allus E. Franklin of Marysville; daughters; Shirley Baker of New Washington, Sharon Murphy of New Albany; Jo Hall (Rocky) of Trafalgar, Ind.; brothers; Danny Franklin of Scottsburg, Lewis Franklin of Logansport, Ind., and Cletus Franklin of Scottsburg; sisters; Marie Dimmitt of Clarksville, Delores Gray of Rushville, Edwina Lawson of Anderson, and Joyce Franklin of Jeffersonville; grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington, with burial in the Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Friday from 2-8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. on Saturday.


GLEN H. APPLEGATE, 72, Pekin, died Wednesday, April 13 at University of Louisville Hospital.
He was born March 15, 1939 in Harristown, Ind., the son of Raymond and Ruth Nicholson Applegate. He attended Salem and Pekin schools. He was a graduate of Sunset School of Preaching in 1972 and preached at many churches in the area. He was a builder and a farmer. He was a member of Douglas Church of Christ. He served four years in the U.S. Air Force and started the South Boston Opry.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and infant child and an infant brother.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Beasley, who he married on Aug. 28, 1958. He is also survived by a daughter, Marijane (Randy) Crofford of Henryville; two sons, Scott (Kim) Applegate of Pekin and Jim (Ann) Applegate of Palmyra; one brother, Lindall (Karen) Applegate of New Castle, Pa.; five sisters, Jean Kay, Doris Tyler and Mary (Eugene) Miller all of Salem, June (Lowell) Gray, Pekin and Norma (Stuart) Collins of Sellersburg; eight grandchildren, two great-grandsons and two step-granddaughters.
Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Olive Branch Cemetery.
Visitation will be Sunday from 4-9 p.m. and Monday from 8 a.m. until time of service.


CHARLES K. WELMAN SR., 87, Georgetown, died April 13, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital, New Albany.
He was born Aug. 4, 1923 in Georgetown, to the late Charles R. and Mary Ann Dalby Welman. A Navy Veteran of WW II, he retired from Indiana Gas Company, was a member of Old Capitol Saddle Club and a member of Christ United Methodist Church.
Also preceding his him death was a sister Helen Peck.
Surviving are his wife the former Betty A. Barksdale; three sons, Charles K. Welman, Jr. (Linda) of Corydon, Robbie L. Welman (Kimberly) of Indianapolis and James Randy Welman (Judy) of Greenville; sisters-in-laws, Barbara Reilly of Lanesville and Mary Louise Reilly (William) Floyds Knobs; sisters, Ella Mae Helman of New Albany, Doris Jean Welman of Georgetown; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Swarens Funeral Home, 1405 Hwy 64 NW Ramsey, with burial in Wolfe Cemetery, Georgetown.
Visitation is from 2- 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.


GLENN E. “ELI” CAMPBELL, 75, Pekin, died Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at his home.
He was a life resident of Washington County and was a graduate of the old Pekin High School. He was a member of the Salem Moose Lodge #2380 and retired from the Ford Motor Company truck plant in Louisville in 1995. He was born March 16, 1936 in Pekin, the son of the late Alexander Campbell and Elna L. (Martin) Campbell.
He is survived by a son, Richard Campbell, New York, N.Y.; daughters, Joni Pickerill of Louisville, Lori Nolot of Louisville and Teri L. Graves of Portland, Ore.; a step-daughter, Danine Smith of Pekin; a sister, Jean Chastain of Salem; a brother, Donnie Campbell of Pekin and his companion Bessie Campbell of Pekin. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Dawalt Funeral Home. Paul Martin will officiate. Interment will follow at Martinsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association.


JOHN TRIMBLE CHATHAM, 74, Madison, died April 14, 2011 at his home.
He was born Nov. 5, 1936 in Trimble County, Ky. He worked building houses, at Gateway Supermarket, Chain Belt, Rotary Lift and retired as an attendant from Madison State Hospital after 26 years. He was a member of the Coffee Creek Baptist Church in Paris Crossing. He was a member of American Legion Post #9 and was a veteran of the US Air Force reserves.
He is survived by his wife, Anitra L. (Hock) Chatham, Madison; two daughters, Dorothy Hoopengarner, Madison and Susan Hoevener, Madison; three step-children, Veronica McKim, Corydon, Mark Kent, Madison and Mike Kent, Madison; 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Johnny Wayne Chatham and an infant son; four sisters and four brothers.
Memorial service will be Monday, April 18 at Vail-Holt Funeral Home, Hilltop Chapel. Rev. Rod Schettler will officiate. Interment will follow at Moffett Cemetery.
Visitation will be Monday from 11 a.m. until time of service.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the John T. Chatham Memorial Fund.


HERMAN E. KOCHERT, 87, Floyds Knobs, died Saturday, April 16, 2011 at home surrounded by his family.
He was a dairy farmer and a voice for the community during the Floyd County watershed project many years ago. He was a U.S. Army veteran and was a long-time member of St. Mary Navilleton Catholic Church. He was born on June 1, 1923 in Lanesville, to the late Louis and Anna (Day) Kochert.
He is also preceded in death by his wife, Regina E. (Naville) Kochert; son, John Kochert; and brother, Clarence Kochert.
He is survived by his children, Elizabeth Geary, Paul Kochert, Robert Kochert (Jennifer), James Kochert, David Kochert (Missy), Jean Watson (Tim), Rita Nunemaker (Dave), Tom Kochert (Rhonda), Dr. Sue Kochert; grandchildren, Michael Geary, Clinton and Marcy Kochert, Ben and Anna Watson, Kalie and Luke Kochert, Hannah Nunemaker, Peyton and Emma Kochert; and great grandchild, John Geary.
His Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary Navilleton Catholic Church with military honors and burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) handled the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hosparus – the Community Hospice of Southern Indiana (624 East Market Street, New Albany) or St. Mary Navilleton Catholic Church (7500 Navilleton Road, Floyds Knobs, IN 47119).


EDWARD H. MOSIER, JR., 94, Georgetown, died Friday, April 15, 2011 at Harrison Health and Rehabilitation Center in Corydon.
He was born in Bradford on January 9, 1917 the son of Edward H. Sr. and Mame McCready Mosier. He was a retired dispatcher for Ready-Mix Concrete in Louisville, was a member of the Georgetown Masonic Lodge and a member of Georgetown Christian Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Lorraine Dalby Mosier, two brothers Cecil and Kenneth Mosier and a sister Helen Beeman.
He is survived by two sons, Rick Mosier (Terissa) of Lanesville, Dr. Donald Edward Mosier (Ann) of Del Mar Calif.; grandchildren, Sarah Mosier, David Feeney-Mosier, Jonathan Feeney-Mosier and Kevin Feeney-Mosier, Virginia Marie Mosier and Dr. Elizabeth Anne Mosier.
Funeral services, at the Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown, were held Tuesday, April 19. Burial will follow at Wolfe Cemetery in Georgetown.


VERLIN BROWN, 72, of New Albany died Saturday, April 16, 2011 at Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville.
He was born April 21, 1938 in Mozelle, Ky., she was the daughter of Rufus and Alice Nantz Brown. She was a former employee of B.F. Goodrich, Army Ammunition Plant and a former home health care provider. She was a member of Church of God.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Clyde Brown, and a nephew, Kenneth Edward Brown.
She is survived by two brothers, Kenneth Brown of Salem and Jacob Brown of Lexington, Ky.; and six sisters, Kathleen Hoskins of Manchester, Ky., Beulah Brown and Pauline Apple, both of Orleans, Nola Reynolds of Salem, Shirley Tilford of Sellersburg, and Teresa Mull of Vass, North Carolina.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Franklin Cemetery.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 8 a,m. until time of service.


TIMOTHY A. YATES, 51, Lexington, died Saturday, April 16, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He was born on September 28, 1959 in Scottsburg, Indiana.  He was a semi trailer mechanic for B & J Trucking in Jeffersonville and served in the U.S. Army National Guard.
Survivors include his wife. Jenny (Palmer) Yates; two sons, Micheal Alan and Jonathan Yates both of Lexington;  two daughters, Wendy Yates of Lexington, Indiana and Sharonrose Chapman of Ft. Knox, Ky.; his parents, Dallas and Ruby Yates of Henryville;  two brothers, Andy and Doug Yates both Charlestown, 10 grandchildren and a very large extended family.
Graveside Service will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Lexington Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.




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