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Obituaries May 4, 2011 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 02 May 2011 00:00

POLLIE BERRY, 66
PHYLLIS (PROCTOR) HOFFMEISTER
EVELYN PIERCE HALL, 74
SHARON R. (TRUE) WOOD, 68
LUCILLE E. ANDREWS, 69
LENNIE M. HALL, 100
COLONEL FRANK T. HALL, 84
DELLA WHITLOW, 94
TOM BROWN, 57
VIRGINIA “GAIL” (METCALF) SATTERFIELD, 70
VIRGINIA MARIE TYLER SIERP, 89
DONALD ROTH, 56
EDWARD  SPICER, 82
“ROG” B. GREGORY, 75
LARRY THOMPSON, 72
SHIRLEY ANN TERRELL, 71
HAROLD WAYNE WILLIAMS, 66
DALPHENE PEARL SHADRICK FORD, 76
BETTY JEAN RENAKER, 79
C. JUNIOR SCHILL, 85
WILLIAM EUGENE RICHIE, 54
JOHN A. WEBB, 88
WALTER R. “WALLY” JOHNSON, 80
LEWIS DEAN MULLINS, 58
ERSHEL LEE LONG, JR., 71
EMOREE LAINE ELDRIDGE, infant
MARY “BERTA” BARMORE, 65
RALPH E. FREDERICK, SR., 85
GLADYS ELIZABETH MAY, 88
JOHN W. LEE, 70
DENVER COLLINS, 59
RICHARD EDWARD BRAY, 77

POLLIE BERRY, 66, Scottsburg, died Sunday, April 24, at her daughter’s home.
The Scott County native is the owner of Soothing Hands Massage Therapy in Scottsburg.
Survivors include Albert Lee Berry (former husband), one daughter, Tammy Berry Skelton of Scottsburg; one grandson, Jesse Tyler Baker; one granddaughter, Kristen Skelton; a sister, Velma (Don) Bridgewater;three brothers: Bruce (Margaret) Herald; Jim (Carol) Herald; Bill (Ruth Ann) Herald.
A celebration of her life will be held at Lexington Christian Church on Saturday, April 30, at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, She requested Schneck Medical Center Foundation in Seymour, Lexington Christian Church or Alpha Baptist Church.
Her body was donated to research and science center at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Ky. In memory of her physician and nurse practictioner Dr. Kevin Rogers and Sara Feltner. Her hopes through this donation she hopes they find a cure for lung cancer.

 


PHYLLIS (PROCTOR) HOFFMEISTER, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, teacher, and friend passed away at University of Louisville Hospital on Tuesday, April 26, 2011.
She treasured her 30 years of teaching at Grant Line Elementary and Jacob’s Chapel in New Albany and New Washington Elementary in New Washington. She was a member of Nabb Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband Wesley Keith Hoffmeister.
She is survived by her son Brent Hoffmeister (Ann), daughter Beth Lanman (Dan), and three grandchildren Aubree Lanman, Averi Lanman, and Keith Hoffmeister.
There will be a service to celebrate her life at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2011 at Grayson Funeral Home, New Washington with visitation held on Friday from 3-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Valley of Rest Cemetery in LaGrange, KY on Monday at 11 a.m.
Gifts in her memory may be given to the Keith Hoffmeister Memorial Fund at Hazelwood Middle School, New Albany, IN or Crusade for Children.


EVELYN PIERCE HALL, 74, Underwood, died Monday, April 25, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
She was born on November 18, 1936 in Lebanon, Ky., the daughter of the late Willie Robert and Pearlee (Smothers) Pierce. Sne was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by 3 brothers, J.L., Cecil & Sam Pierce and 2 sisters, Geraldine Jones & Elizabeth Gordon.
Survivors include her husband, Donald E. Hall; a son, Thomas (Ellen) Hall of Memphis;  a daughter, Terry (Terry) Hall-Dean of Underwood; four sisters, Alma Jane Denney and Verna Jean McDaniel both of Charlestown, Indiana, Carolyn Miller of Jeffersonville and Lula Mae Farmer of Campbellsville, Kentucky; a brother, David Lee Pierce of Charlestown, Indiana, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday at Underwood Baptist Church with burial in Sodom Cemetery.
Collins Funeral Home handled the arrangements.


SHARON R. (TRUE) WOOD, 68, of Columbus, died Monday, April 18, 2011 at Columbus Regional Hospital.
She was born December 18, 1942, the daughter of the late Norman Lee True (Pekin) and late Florence Mae Renn (Borden).
Survivors include her husband, Roscoe Wood; sons, David (Bonnie) Owen and Chris and Kevin Owen, all of Louisville, Ky., Ray (Lisa) Owen of Pekin and Mark Owen of Columbus; two grandchildren; a great-grandchild, and a brother, Bruce (Marybeth) Renn of Columbus.
Norman Funeral Home of Hope, Indiana made the arrangements for grave side services at Flatrock Cemetery of Columbus.


LUCILLE E. ANDREWS, 69, died in Jeffersonville on Monday, April 25, 2011 following a period of declining strength and health.
She was born January 25, 1943, the daughter of Teotimo and Alice Llenaresas. On August 26, 1960 she was married to Reuben Fischer Andrews who survives.
Surviving along with her husband Reuben are four brothers: Reuben Jr and his wife Nancy, Timothy and his wife Teresa, David and his wife Joan and Christopher and his wife Kimberly.  She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, a sister, Gloria of San Diego, Calif. and a brother, David of San Diego, Calif.
Visitations will be held on Friday, April 29, 2011, at Watson North Funeral Home, located on 405 Sharp Springs Road in Winchester, Tennessee 37398, Family will be 4-5 p.m. and friends may call from 5-8 p.m.
Funeral will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the O’Dear Cemetery in Sewanee, Tenn.


LENNIE M. HALL, 100, of Edgewater, Fla., died Saturday, April 23, 2011 in Florida.
She was born August 2, 1910 in Salem, the daughter of the late Edward and Rosetta (Long) Wingler. She was a retired 25-year employee of Magnavox, a member of the First Baptist Church of New Smyrna Beach, Fla. and had been a resident of Florida since 1970, formerly of Ft. Wayne and Washington County, Ind. She married Emerson G. Hall, who passed away April 12, 1974.
She is survived by a sister, Eldora Knight, of Salem, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by four sisters and one brother.
Visitation is from noon to 2 p.m. Friday.
The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Dawalt Funeral Home with Brother Joe Baker officiating.
Interment will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery in Salem.


COLONEL FRANK T. HALL, 84, Madison, died Monday, April 25, 2011 at the Hanover Health & Rehab Center.
He was born Feb. 25, 1927 in Columbia, Iowa, the son of Curtis Ancil and Lulu Mae Tallman Hall. After a long and illustrious military career, he resided in Madison and retired after 25 years with the Madison State Hospital as the director of Occupational Therapy Program. He also worked in Pennsylvania and at the Muscatatuck State Hospital in Butlerville, Ind. He was a member of Kent Untied Methodist Church and served on various committees and had served as a lay leader at the church. He volunteered at the Madison-Jefferson County Public Library. He was a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association, the Indiana Blacksmith Association and the Jefferson County Historical Society.
Funeral services will be Friday, April 29, 2011 at 4 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. Rev. Howard V. Bell will officiate. Interment will follow at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison.
Friends may call Friday from 2 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home.
Special services will include full military honors will be conducted at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Chapel by Jefferson Post 9, of the American Legion and the Fort Knox Ceremonial Unit.
The family requests memorial contributions to the Kent United Methodist Church.


DELLA WHITLOW, 94, Pekin, died Tuesday, April 26, 2011 in Jeffersonville.
She was born in Edmonson County, Ky., the daughter of the late Thomas and Minnie Ann Meredith Whitlow.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were Thursday, April 28, 2011 at Bon Ayr Methodist Cemetery.


TOM BROWN, 57, Salem, died Tuesday, April 26 at his residence.
He was born May 19, 1953, the son of the late Jesse A. Brown Jr. and Margaret (Colber) Brown. He was a former employee of Morgan Foods in Austin. He was also a former employss of Holmes Company in Scottsburg and Robust, Inc. in Madison. He was a 1972 graduate of Southwestern High School in Hanover.
He married Karen (Kinnard) Brown on April 7, 1971, she survives.
Additional survivors include, his father Leon Brierly of Florida; daughters, Kelly Brown and Kasey Tabor, both of Salem; a brother, Terry Brown of Franklin and three granddaughters, Hayley Stearns, Cameron Tabor and Cadence Tabor of Salem.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse Brown and Margaret Colber Brierly.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Dawalt Funeral Home in Salem. Wes Rowlett will officiate. Cremation will follow.
Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.


VIRGINIA “GAIL” (METCALF) SATTERFIELD, 70, New Albany died Tuesday, April 26, 2011.
She retired from Paramount Plywood and was a member of Parkview Christian Church in New Albany. She was a very patriotic, kind, and giving person. She was born on December 30, 1940 in Fort Knox, Ky. to the late Joseph E. and Virginia E. (Reeder) Metcalf.
She was also preceded in death by her husbands, Sonnie Loman and Nova Satterfield; and brother, Glen Metcalf.
She is survived by her children, Patrick Satterfield of Louisville, Orene “Kay” Huddleston of Taswell, Ind.; step-children, Rhonda Bowles (Ken) of Milltown, Ind., Jeffery Satterfield (Gina) of Marengo, Ind.; brothers, Richard and Michael Metcalf, both of Georgetown; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, April 28, at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany).
Her Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home with burial to follow at McDonald’s Chapel Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post #42 (4530 Paoli Pike, Floyds Knobs, IN 47119).
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VIRGINIA MARIE TYLER SIERP, 89, Bedford, Ky., died Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at her daughter's home near Bedford, Ky.
She was born Dec. 14, 1921, in Jennings County, the daughter of the late Edward Ephriam and Mary Edith Demaree Tyler. She was raised in Rush County and was a 1939 graduate of Rushville High School. She married Edward Russell Sierp on March 31, 1940 in Greensburg. She moved to Madison and was a member of Westfork Baptist Church. She worked as a Final Inspector at Reliance Electric for 25 years and was also a homemaker. She also attended church at Mount Auburn Christian Church in Edinburgh and Hopewell Untied Methodist Church in Carrollton.
She is survived by her two sons, Ed Sierp and his wife Darlene of Edinburgh and Marion Sierp of Rutledge, Tenn.; three daughters, Mary Ann Harmon of Bedford, Ky., Cynthia Nesbitt and her husband Bill of Connersville and Cecilia Barry and her husband Tom of Rising Sun; four sisters, Edna Whitaker of Indianapolis, Opal Pulis of Indianapolis, Marjorie Hauser of Trafalgar, Ind. and Martha Kvale and her husband Harold of Dennison, Texas; 17 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren, 14 great-great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her sons-in-law, Ernie Farrell and Norman Harmon and her two great-grandchildren, Brock Sierp and Justin Sierp.
Services will be Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 2 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. Pastor Troy Hedges will officiate. Interment will follow in Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison.
Visitation is Friday, April 29, 2011 from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday from 1 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the West Fork Baptist Church or Hospice of Louisville.


DONALD ROTH, 56, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at his home.
He was born on August 27, 1954 to Dave Charles and Laura Powers Roth in Scottsburg. He was a retired street supervisor for the town of Crothersville. He was a member of the Kimberlin Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife; Barbara Hubbard Roth of Scottsburg; sons; Michael Smith of Louisville, Daniel Smith of Scottsburg, Frank Roth of Calif., and Daniel Chase Roth of Scottsburg; daughter; Samantha Majaya of Calif.; sisters; Ann Harris of Scottsburg, and Janet Murphy of Lexington; brothers; John Roth of Scottsburg, and Glen Roth of Crothersville; 10 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 29, 2011 at 1 p.m. at the Kimberlin Creek Baptist Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday after 10 a.m. at the church.
Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington handling arrangements.


EDWARD  SPICER, 82, of  Lexington died Thursday, April 28, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in  New Albany.
He was born in Breathitt County, Ky. on December 5, 1928, the son of the late James and Jane (Smith) Spicer. He was a member of Free Pentecostal Holiness Church of God in  Austin, IN.
Survivors include: He was the husband of Sophia  (Jett) Spicer of Lexington; a daughter Nancy Gay of Austin; sons:  Donald Spicer of Austin, Lester Spicer of Austin, Larry Ray Spicer of Seymour, Glenn Spicer of Lexington, James Spicer of Austin; sister, Jean Helton of Austin and brothers,  Bobby Spicer of Austin and Everitt Spicer of Austin.
He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 1, at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin, with Rev. Larry Hatton and Rev. Wendall Eldridge officiating.
Visitation will be Saturday 4-8 p.m. and Sunday after 10 a.m. at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will be at Scottsburg Cemetery in Scottsburg.


“ROG” B. GREGORY, 75, of Charlestown, died April 27, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born on Sept. 17, 1935 in Scalf, Ky. the son of Roger and Nellie Trent Gregory. Charles was part owner of Webb’s Body Shop in Charlestown, a member of Main Cross Baptist Church in Charlestown and former member of Salt Gum Baptist Church in Scalf, Ky.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Genevieve Carnes Gregory; daughters Helen J. Webb (John), Pamela Combs, and Melissa Pendley (Michael); Grandchildren Johnna Webb, Matt Webb (Becky), Nicholas Shaw (Toni), Charla Petty (Sean), & Micah Jo Pendley; great grandchildren Layne, Becca, Valerie, Wyatt, Courtney, Jack, and Ella; brother Fred Gregory; Sisters Marie Broughton and Nellie (Bud) Smith and many brothers and sisters in Christ.
Funeral services will be held on Sat. April 30, 2011 at 1:00 PM at Main Cross Baptist Church in Charlestown, IN with burial in the Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Friday from 3-8 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, and Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.
Expressions of sympathy can be made in honor of Charles to the Main Cross Baptist Church Building Fund at 145 Main Cross Charlestown, IN  47111.


LARRY THOMPSON, 72, of Salem, died Thursday, April 28, 2011 at Robley Rex VAMC in Louisville, Kentucky.
He was born July 11, 1938 in Salem to Gardner and Blanche Stout Thompson. He was retired from Home Electric Supply, a member of First Baptist Church in Salem and the Washington County Pilot's Association and served in the Air Force.
He is survived by his wife Carolyn McCoskey Thompson of Salem; son Billy Thompson of Salem; daughter Brenda Hatfield of Clinton, Indiana; 4 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Leroy Thompson.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday at 2:00 PM at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors.
Visitation was held on Monday from 4-8 PM and Tuesday from 8 AM until time of service.


SHIRLEY ANN TERRELL, 71, of Salem died Friday, April 29, 2011 at her home.
She was born October 17, 1939 in Washington County, Indiana, the daughter of Wallace and Norma Nicholson Singleton. She was the retired co-owner of Terrell's Flowering Fields and a former employee of the old State Bank of Salem. She was a member of Sugar Creek Christian Church.
She is survived by her husband Byron Terrell of Salem; son Scott Terrell of Salem; three daughters: Roxanne Nantz, Barbara Campbell and Melody Bryant all of Salem; three brothers: Joe Singleton of Homer, Illinois, Roger Singleton of Salem and Barry Lee Singleton of Paoli; three sisters Grace Chastain and Joy Goen both of Orleans and Linda Freed of Pekin; 14 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers: Paul Nicholson and Eugene Singleton; two sisters: Joyce Singleton and Rita Riley; an infant sister and a grandchild.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation was held on Tuesday from 5-9 PM and Wednesday from 8 AM to the time of service.


HAROLD WAYNE WILLIAMS, 66, of Campbellsburg died Saturday, April 30, 2011 at his home.
He was born December 20, 1944 in Lawrence County, Indiana to Harold “Fat” and Hazel Guthrie Williams. He was retired from CSX Railroad, a Vietnam War Navy veteran and a member of Saltillo Christian Church and American Legion.
He is survived by his wife Marlane McNeely Williams, three brothers Roger Williams of Elizabethtown, Indiana, Jeff Williams of Salem and Mark Williams of Seymour; a sister: Sharon Wiseman of Campbellsburg; 7 nephews, 1 step-nephew and 1 step-niece. He was proceeded in death by his parents and a sister: Carol Williams.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10:00 AM at Weathers Funeral Home followed with burial in Saltillo Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-8 PM and Thursday from 8 AM until time of service.


DALPHENE PEARL SHADRICK FORD, 76, of Madison, Indiana died Thursday, April 28, 2011, at Hospice Inpatient Facility, Columbus, Indiana.
She was born February 26, 1935 in Madison, Indiana, daughter of Shelby, Sr. and Adelia Kidwell Shadrick.
She formerly worked as a waitress at the Clifty Inn and as a telephone operator, and was a member of the Wirt Baptist Church.
She is survived by two daughters: Susan Mora Phillips and her husband Gerald of Madison, Julia Melita Cain and her husband Bill of Deputy, Indiana, two sons: Robert Jeffery “Bobby” Ford of Madison, Larry Robert Ford and his wife Shelia of Madison, a sister: Patricia Wells of New Bern, North Carolina; sister-in-law: Edith Ford of Dupont, Indiana; 16 grandchildren, 5 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Saturday, April 30, 2011 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive, Madison, Indiana. Graveside services were held Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 1:00 PM at the Dupont Cemetery in Dupont, Indiana.
The family requests memorial contributions to the Wirt Baptist Church, American Cancer Society or Jennings County Hospital. Contribution cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.


BETTY JEAN RENAKER, 79, of Salem died Friday, April 29, 2011, in The waters of Salem.
She was born on January 11, 1932 at Omersville, Kentucky to Lilburn Woods Sr. and Sophia Begley Woods. She was a homemaker and member of First Christian Church in Salem.
She is survived by two sons: James Renaker of Seymour and Robert Renaker of Indianapolis; two daughters: Deborah Hoke and Patricia Renaker, both of Salem; two brothers: Alex Woods of Charlestown and Charles D. Woods of Cambia, Arkansas; two sisters: Martha Kemp and Delana Bills, both of Salem; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.
A graveside service was held on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at Crown Hill Cemetery in Salem.
Visitation was held on Monday, May 2, 2011, at Dawalt Funeral Home from 4 to 8 PM.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Diabetes Association or Dawalt Funeral Homes.


C. JUNIOR SCHILL, 85, of Crothersville, passed away at 2:20 AM on Friday, April 29, 2011 at , in Seymour.
He was born April 12, 1926 in Jackson County, the son of the late Clarence “Shorty” and Celia (Dart) Schill. He was a 1945 Crothersville High School graduate and attended Seymour Business College. On June 27, 1954 he married Gladys (Williams) Schill who survives in Crothersville. He retired from Arvins Industries in 1975 and from Cummins Engine in 1985. He was an active member and deacon for over 50 years of the First Baptist Church of Crothersville.
Other survivors include a son, David (Debra) Schill, a grandson, Adam Schill, a granddaughter, Leah Schill, one sister, Marjorie L. States all of Crothersville and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Morris and Russell Schill, one sister, Lois White.
Funeral services were Monday, May 2, 2011 at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville. Burial followed at Crothersville Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be given in memory of Junior to Crothersville Cemetery c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 East Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.


WILLIAM EUGENE RICHIE, 54, died Thursday April 28, 2011 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
He was born September 14, 1956 in Scottsburg, Indiana, the son of the late William  Richie and Thelma Jean (Turner) Marcum, who survives. He was a former residential construction contractor.
Survivors include his wife, Tina Richie of Scottsburg; two sons, David Richie of Deputy and Daniel Richie of Lexington; a daughter: Nicole Richie of Scottsburg; his mother and stepfather, Thelma and Roy Marcum of Worthville, Ky.; a brother: James Richie of Blocher, Ind. and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Sherrie Elaine Richie - Hall.
Funeral services were 12:00 Monday, May 2 at Collins Funeral Home. Burial followed in Lexington Cemetery.


JOHN A. WEBB, 88, died Saturday April 30, 2011 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
He was born on February 24, 1923 in Richmond, Ky. the son of James Alben and Bertha Mae Griffin Webb. He was retired from G.S.A. Census Bureau in Jeffersonville after 30 years and also was a Farmer. He was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, V.F.W. both in Charlestown, Army Veteran of W.W. II and an avid woodworker, fisherman and gardener.
He is survived by his wife, Alma Faye Webb; daughter, Sharon Madison (Joe), New Washington; son Ralph Webb (Twila), Otisco; sisters, Jeannetta Turner (Stanley), Charlestown, Betty Truesdell and Bonnie Budd both of Hanover; brother, Tim Webb, Charlestown; seven grandchildren, Donna, Doug, Tony, Billy, Crystal, Jennifer and Shawn; 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and a sister.
Funeral services were Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at the Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown with burial in the Hibernia Cemetery.
Expressions of Sympathy may take the form of donations to the Crusade for Churldren.


WALTER R. “WALLY” JOHNSON, 80, of Henryville, died Saturday, April 30, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was a native of Illinois moving to Henryville in October 1, 1998 after retiring from the Brookfield Police dept as an lieutenant on the force. He was born in Oak Park, Ill., on January 6, 1931, the son of Leonard and Lillian (Gogerty) Johnson. He was a 1949 Morton High School graduate in Cicero, Ill. He was a member of Blue Lick Christian Church in Henryville. On February 14, 1981, he married Sandra “Sam” (Cashman) Johnson in Brookfield, Ill, who survives in Henryville.
Other survivors include, a son, John K. Padgen of Henryville, a daughter, Theresa (Padgen) (Todd) Kuciunas of Downers Grove, Ill., three grandchildren, Travis Kuciunas, Alyssa Kuciunas both of Downers Grove, Ill., John B. Padgen of Henryville, one sister, Lenore (Leonard) Serwat of Darien, Ill., one brother William L. Johnson of Countryside, Ill., sister in laws, Lavada Cashman of North Kingstown, R.I., Mary (Kenneth) Kibler of Stuart, Fla.
A brother Robert Johnson preceded him in death.
Reverend Jerry Shaw will conduct funeral services at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at Blue Lick Christian Church, 16113 Memphis Blue Lick Road, Henryville, Ind. 47126 with cremation to follow.
Memorial donations may be given to American Cancer Society c/o Adams Funeral Home, 209 S. Ferguson St., Henryville, IN 47126.
A Memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2011 at First United Methodist of Downers Grove, 1032 Maple Avenue, Downers Grove, Ill 60515.
Adams Funeral Home handled the arrangements.


LEWIS DEAN MULLINS, 58, of Otisco, passed away Thursday evening, April 28, 2011 peacefully in the woods while hunting, where he loved to be.
He was a lifelong resident of the Otisco-Henryville area. He was born September 2, 1952 in Scottsburg, the son of Eldridge “Dee” and Laura (Mullins) Mullins who are both deceased. He was a 1970 Henryville High School graduate.
Survivors include two children, a son, Tim Mullins of Freeport, Fla., a daughter, Amy (Jeff) Lutker of Freeport, Fla., 10 grandchildren, Corey Emmons, Dana Mullins, Stephen Donaldson, Tristan Mullins, Robbie Lutker, Bailey Emmons, Logan Lutker, Lucas Lutker, Tim Tim Emmons, Jacob Lutker; two sisters, Lazondra Headrick of Memphis, Kathy Smith Catlettsburg, Ky., one brother, Johnny (Patty) Mullins, of Mountain Grove, MO., former wife and mother of children Dawn Guernsey of Henryville.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Jimmy & Raymond Mullins.
Services were Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at Henryville First Baptist Church. Burial followed at Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be given in memory of Lewis for funeral expenses c/o Adams Funeral Home, 209 S. Ferguson St., Henryville, IN 47126.


ERSHEL LEE LONG, JR., 71, died Friday, April 29, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He was born September 7, 1939 in Floyd County, the son of Ershel Lee and Mabel Kitterman Long.  He was a retired custodian for the New Albany Floyd County School Corporation.  He was a volunteer at Lincoln Hills Healthcare Center in New Albany.  He was also a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in New Albany.
He was preceded in death by his wife Bessie Austin Long.
He is survived by two brothers, Louis Long of Georgetown; Wayne Long of Lanesville; three sisters, Norma Timberlake of Lanesville; Julia Mayfield of New Albany; Wilma Polen of Clarksville.
Funeral services were Tuesday, May 5 at the Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown. Pastor Becky Gibbons officiated. Burial followed in Edwardsville Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.


EMOREE LAINE ELDRIDGE, infant daughter of Tony and Lesley Eldridge of Nabb, died Sunday, May 1, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
She was preceded in death by her great-grandparents's, Charles Boley, Leon Gibson, Edna Eldridge and Elige and Pearlie Roberts.
Survivors in addition to her parents include a sister, Aubree Eldridge of Nabb; grandparents, Mitch and Cindy Gibson of Nabb, Don and Judy Eldridge of Austin;  great-grandparents, Carol Boley of Nabb, Carol Gibson of Lexington and Bert Eldridge of Austin, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at Kimberlin Creek Baptist Church with burial in Kimberlin Creek Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trisomy 18 Foundation c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.


MARY “BERTA” BARMORE, 65, Georgetown, died Saturday, April 30, 2011 at Sellersburg Health and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born in Louisville, KY on February 21, 1946. She was a production worker for T.G. Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George Barmore and a son, Michael Barmore.
She is survived by a niece-Carolyn Cummins (Bryan) of Lawrenceburg, Ky.; nephews, Daniel Mossey of Pennsylvania and Tommy Manenti of Salem and her friends, Crystal and Freddie Roe both of Pekin.
Funeral services will be held at the Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 2 p.m.
Rev. Douglas Phillips will officiate and burial will be in Wolfe Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home in Georgetown on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.


RALPH E. FREDERICK, SR., 85, of Salem died Sunday, May 1, 2011, in The waters of Salem.
He was born on March 28, 1926 in Bronson, Iowa to the late Carl W. Frederick and Pearl B. (Foster) Frederick. He was the retired owner of the old Ralph Frederick & Son Plumbing in Salem, a former barber and served in WW II as a sergeant in the U.S. Army Air Corp. He was married in 1946 to Eulah Alieen (Foley) Frederick, who died on July 21, 1987. On June 1, 1990, he married Beulah M. (Peacock) Walker Frederick, who died on Sept 29, 2000.
He is survived by a son: Ralph E. Frederick, Jr., of Salem; two daughters: Judy D. Perry of Judith Gap, Montana and Joyce F. Frederick of Salem; 10 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at Dawalt Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 11 a.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn., 38105.


GLADYS ELIZABETH MAY, 88, died Sunday May 1, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born on August 21, 1922 to Willie and Nettie Mae Wilborn Simpson in Springfield, Ky. She was a homemaker and member of the Park Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband; Forrest May of Charlestown; son; Dennis C. May (Jackie) of Brandenburg, Ky.; daughters; Collette Powell (Bob) of Marysville, and Connie Johnson (John) of Shepherdsville, Ky.; brother; John Simpson of Springfield, Ky.; grandchildren; Troy Powell, Tabitha Sexton, Rebecca Varadan, and Kristin Hebner; great-grandchildren; Jenna Sexton, Kayla Jo Sexton, Justice Johnson, Aaron Powell, Abigail Powell, Madeline Johnson, Ava Hebner, and Sophie Hebner.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 6, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial in the Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Thursday from 3-8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. on Friday.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to Crown Hill Cemetery Association: c/o Beth Franklin at 304 E. Washington St., New Washington, IN 47162.


JOHN W. LEE, 70, died Saturday, April 30, 2011 in Louisville, Kentucky.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, retired from the former Naval Ordnance Station in Louisville after more than 30 years. A 1959 New Albany High School graduate, he was a member of the American Legion Bonnie Sloan Post 28 in New Albany. He was born on February 13, 1941 in New Albany.
He is preceded in death by his parents, William B. Lee and Harold A. and Gertrude (Steiger) Ems.
He is survived by his daughter, Cami Lee of New Albany; brothers, Robert Ems and Dale Lee; and many friends.
Visitation will be from 1-8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, and after noon on Thursday at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany).
His Funeral Service will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home with military honors and burial to follow at Edwardsville Cemetery in Georgetown.


DENVER COLLINS, 59, of Lexington, died Sunday, May 1, 2011 at his residence.
He was born on May 13, 1951 in Hyden, Ky., the son of the late Henry and Sadie (Barger) Collins.  He was owner and operator of the old D.C. Logging Company in Lexington, Ind. and a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
Survivors include his wife, Darlene  (Barger)  Collins; two daughters, Yvone Collins and Taitianiahia G. Collins both of Lexington, and several brothers, sisters, nieces & nephews.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Lexington Cemetery.
Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Collins Funeral Home.


RICHARD EDWARD BRAY, 77, of Paris Crossing, died Saturday, April 30, 2011 at Kindred Transitional & Rehabilitation Center in Greenwood, Indiana.
He was born on August 22, 1933 in Indianapolis, the son of Cecil John and Karalin Carrie Taylor Bray.  He was married for 22 years to Drucilla Jane Litton Bray Gearries. He had worked for the Steel Mill and the Coke a Cola Company in Indianapolis. He served in the U. S. Army with the 82nd Airborne from 1952 until 1955. He was a member of the Jaycees in Indianapolis, Indiana and the V.F. W. in Crothersville.
Surviving are one son, Richard John “Ricky” Bray of Indianapolis; three daughters, Penny McNew of Paris Crossing, Tammy Bray Wagner Yokley of Indianapolis, and Pamela Sue Bray Carter Purdue of Scipio; a brother, Erwin Robert (Sharon) Bray of Norfolk, Va.; a grandchild, Melinda Jane Lawerance of Ariz.; two great-grandchildren, David Wayne Lawerance, Jr. and Blake Michael Lawerance both of Arizona.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Drucilla J. Litton Bray Gearries; a brother, Don Paul Bray.
In keeping with the family’s wishes cremation is planned and no services will be held. Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Service in North Vernon.




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