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Obituaries May 18, 2011 PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 13 May 2011 00:00

RONALD W. STEWART, 58
JANET LEE ANDERSON SHORT, 54
ROBERT L. GRIFFITTS, 84
LORETTA BRIGHT, 81
JOSEPH MICHAEL "MIKE" FORDICE, 51
BURGOYNE MORGAN, 83
WILLIAM A. BROADY, 86
JANET K. HATTON HEEKE, 69
NOVA L. KING, 85
JOYCE M. JOHNSON, 82
NOVA L. KING, 85
RUBY C. SUTTON, 86
MADGE M. DAY, 92
MARGIE ELLEN HARRIS MESAROSH, 78
PATRICK “PAT” WAYNE COURTNEY, 55
CONNIE FAY CURRY WATTS, 66
ROBERT LEE “BOB” MORROW, 63
TROY BARGER, 69
SEANA LYNN COOLEY BUSSIERE, 27
VIRGINIA “VINNIE” (PIAZZOLLA) CRISTIANI, 91
LADONNA L. GRAY BARKER, 77
VIOLET NOE CRABTREE, 87

RONALD W. STEWART, 58, Pekin, died Monday, May 9,2011 at his residence.
He was born on September 22, 1952 in Colorado Springs, Colo. to Homer W. Stewart Sr. and Ella Mae Leithfield Stewart. He worked as a self-employed logger and was a former resident of Jasper, Ind.
Survivors include his wife: Deborah R. Osborne Stewart of Pekin; two sisters: Shelia Tharp of Pekin and Janetta Underwood of Salem; and three brothers: Homer M. Stewart Jr. of Salem, Ross W. Stewart of Medora, and Darrell L. Stewart of Pekin. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son: Jacob Wayne Stewart and a brother: Guy L. Stewart.
He was directly cremated, with disposition held at a later date. Arrangements were made by Dawalt Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 4567 Progress Drive, Columbus, IN, 47202.

 


JANET LEE ANDERSON SHORT, 54, Deputy, died May 9, 2011 at her home.
She was born on August 20, 1956 in Scottsburg to William A. Sr. and Janie Marie Combs Anderson. She co-owned and co-operated the Short Family Farms in Deputy with her husband and was a member of the Solid Rock Community Church near Scottsburg.
She is survived by her husband: Gary Lee Short Sr. of Deputy; a daughter: Alicia Mack of Deputy; a son: Gary Lee Short Jr. of Deputy; a step-daughter: Kim Short of Greensburg, Ind.; a sister: Linda Prince of Scottsburg; 4 grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother: Allen Anderson.
Services were held at 11 AM on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at Solid Rock Community Church, followed by burial at Lick Branch Cemetery near Deputy.
Visitation was held on Wednesday May 11, 2011 from 3 PM to 8 PM at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre and Thursday from 9 AM until the time of services at the Solid Rock Community Church.
The family requests all memorial contributions be made to the Solid Rock Community Church. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.


ROBERT L. GRIFFITTS, 84, Fredericksburg, died Sunday, May 8, 2011 at the Rex Robley VAMC in Louisville.
He was born on January 8, 1927 in Leslie County, Ky. to Allan and Delia Hoskinston Griffitts. He was a retired boilermaker, farmer and a World War II Army veteran.
He is survived by two sons: Denny Griffitts of Fredericksburg and David Griffitts of Salem; 4 grandsons, 2 granddaughters and 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son: Darrell Griffitts, his parents, 5 brothers and a sister.
Funeral services were held at 1 PM on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Kays Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 from 4 to 8 PM and Thursday from 8 AM until the time of services.


LORETTA BRIGHT, 81, Pekin, died Thursday, May 12, 2011 at Westminster Health Care in Clarksville.
She was born on July 28, 1929 in Rabbit Hash, Ky. to Solon Bruce and Viola Chore Ryle. She was the owner of Cabin Crafts & Collectibles and gave quilting lessons at the Stevens Museum.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband: William “Bud” Bright. She is survived by three daughters: Connie Dean and Tina Canter, both of Jeffersonville, and Susan Douglas of Hendersonville, Tenn.; a brother: Solon Earl Ryle of Fla., 5 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2 PM on Friday, May 13, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation was held on Friday from 11 AM until the time of service.


JOSEPH MICHAEL "MIKE" FORDICE, 51, of Hayden, died Thursday, May 12, 2011, at his residence.
He was born February 24, 1960, in Seymour, the son of Mary M. (Gerringer) Lane. On April 20, 1985, in North Vernon, he married Christine Sue Maschino, who survives. He attended the Assembly of God of North Vernon. He was a heavy equipment operator with Hanson Agg for 21 years.
Besides his wife and mother, he is survived by his children, Cecil D. Fordice and Lori D. Fordice, one brother and two sisters.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral services will be held at Voss Chapel on Monday, May 16, at 10 a.m. with Pastor Charlie Hill officiating. Burial will take place at Riverview Cemetery.
Friends may call at Voss Chapel on Sunday from 4-8 p.m. and on Monday at Voss from 9 a.m. until time of service.
Memorials may be written to the fund for the Fordice children, Hospice of Jennings County, or the Cancer Center of Columbus Hospital.


BURGOYNE MORGAN, 83, of Scottsburg, formerly of California, died Thursday, May 12, 2011 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was born on October 20, 1927 in Hyden, Ky., the son of the late James and Nancy (Bowling) Morgan. He was a retired television repair technician, a former employee of Fewell Monument Company in Scottsburg and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary (Cervantes) Morgan and a daughter, Patricia Ann Morgan.
Survivors include two daughters, Deborah M. Kelly of Fallbrook, Calif. and Joann Wright of Louisville, Ky.; five sisters, Alma Hoard, Wilma Gay and Gladys Kiviniemi all of Scottsburg, Yvonne Cull of Readyville, Tenn. and Madeline Rector of Westerville, Ohio; a brother, Duke Morgan of London, Ky.; a nephew who cared for him, Tim Hoard of Scottsburg, six grandchildren and several other nieces and nephews.
Cremation was chosen with no services. Private Entombment will be in Eternal Hills Memorial Park in Oceanside, Calif.
Local arrangements were handled by Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.


WILLIAM A. BROADY,86, Underwood, died Thursday, May 12, 2011 in New Albany.
He was born Sept. 27, 1924 in Underwood the son of the late Elmer Francis and Minnie Ethel Mull Broady. He was a supervisor for Amoco in Seymour and a member of Fairview Christian Church, V.F.W. and Fraternal Order of Eagles in Seymour. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Virginia Sutton Broady; sisters Alice Rose, Agnes Rose, Pauline Broady, Anna Pospisil, Mabel Frye; brothers, Elmer Broady, Glenn Broady and Carl Broady.
Survivors include his sisters, Cathern Broady, Mesa, Ariz., Mildred White, Mitchell and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be Monday, May 16, 2011 at Fairview Christian Church in Underwood. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Pastor Don Watts will officiate.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, May 15 and from 9-11 a.m. Monday at the church.
Graveside military services will take place.
Memorial contributions may be made to Fairview Christian Church.
Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home in Scottsburg handled the arrangements.


JANET K. HATTON HEEKE, 69, Madison, died Thursday, May 12, 2011 at King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison.
She was born May 19, 1941, the daughter of the late Lawrence Hardford Hatton and Willetta Lothridge Hatton Waddle. She was a member of the North Madison Baptist Church. She was the head cook at Hanover College for 15 years. She owned the Party Pantry Catering for several years and also worked for Reliance Electric.
She is survived by her husband Calvin Heeke; daughters, Darla McKinney and her companion Robert Bowen of Scottsburg; Karen Brockman and her husband Donald of Bear Branch, Ind., Donna May and her husband Joseph of Madison; Laddi Doty and her husband Doug of Madison; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters Carol Renee Hatton, Hanover, Anita Roberts and her husband Roscoe of Commiskey, Teresa Shipman and her husband John of Madison; Debbie Stewart and her husband Danny of Milton, Ky.; brothers, Mark Hatton and his wife Mandy of Madison, Michael Hatton of Madison, Gary Hatton of Madison, George Hatton and his wifee Debra of Madison, Richard Hatton and his wife Edna of Lexington, Terry Hatton and his wife Allie of Hope, Miss., Paul Hatton of Hanover, Edwin Hatton and his wife Diane of Lexington; her sister-in-law, Janet Hatton of Madison; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her step-father Donald Roy Waddle; her brothers Darrell and Lawrence Nelson Hatton and three nephews.
Funeral services will be Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 1 p.m. at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, Madison. Pastor Chuck Justice will officiate. Interment will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens, near Madison.
Visitation will be Saturday from 4-8 p.m. and Sunday from noon until time of the service at the funeral home.
The family requests memorial contributions to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.


NOVA L. KING, 85, New Albany, died at his home on Thursday, May 12, 2011.
He was born Dec. 12, 1925 in Crawford County, the son of the Daniel and Belva King. He was a production supervisor with Colgate-Palmolive retiring after 38 years. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps having been in the South Pacific during World War II. He was a special deputy for the Floyd County Sheriff's Department. He was a 32nd degree mason, having been a member of the Clark Masonic Lodge in Jeffersonville for 50 years. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Starlight.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five sisters and three brothers.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Martha (Stumler) King, a sister Connie Palm of Florida and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday and after 8:30 a.m. Monday at Kraft Funeral Service on Spring Street in New Albany.
His funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, May 16, 2011 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military honors.
A prayer service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may go to either The Sisters of St. Benedict, Ferdinand, Ind. or Mass of the Air, 508 E. Breckinridge Lane in Louisville, 40207-3833.


JOYCE M. JOHNSON, 82, of Scottsburg, died Friday, May 13, 2011 at her residence.
She was born on December 22, 1928 in Scott County, the daughter of the late Charles Franklin and Edith (Sommerville) Bennett. Joyce was a retired caseworker for the Scott County Department of Public Welfare for 21 years, a member of the Scottsburg Seventh Day Adventist Church, Scott Memorial Hospital Guild and the Estil Homemakers Club.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence L. "Pete" Johnson, a granddaughter, Terri Densford and a brother, Charles F. Bennett. Survivors include a son, Pastor Franke J. (Kandi) Zollman of Smithsburg, Maryland; three daughters, Marissa J. (John) Empson of Scottsburg, Indiana, Janet E.(Lee) Bagsby of Buena Park, California and Beverly J. (Odes) Densford of Crothersville, six grandchildren, five great grandchildren and three stepchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.


NOVA L. KING, 85, New Albany, died at his home on Thursday, May 12, 2011.
He was born Dec. 12, 1925 in Crawford County, the son of the Daniel and Belva King. He was a production supervisor with Colgate-Palmolive retiring after 38 years. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps having been in the South Pacific during World War II. He was a special deputy for the Floyd County Sheriff's Department. He was a 32nd degree mason, having been a member of the Clark Masonic Lodge in Jeffersonville for 50 years. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Starlight.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five sisters and three brothers.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Martha (Stumler) King, a sister Connie Palm of Florida and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday and after 8:30 a.m. Monday at Kraft Funeral Service on Spring Street in New Albany.
His funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, May 16, 2011 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military honors.
A prayer service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may go to either The Sisters of St. Benedict, Ferdinand, Ind. or Mass of the Air, 508 E. Breckinridge Lane in Louisville, 40207-3833.


RUBY C. SUTTON, 86, Campbellsburg, died Friday, May 13, 2011 at St. Vincent Salem Hospital.
She was born July 26, 1924 in Campbellsburg, she the daughter of the late Wesley and Rozettia Mulvaney Durnil. On March 17, 1941, she married Harold E. Sutton, who died Sept. 17, 2005. She retired in 1979 from the old B. F. Goodrich Company in Salem and had been a life resident of Washington County.
Survivors include two sons, Harold W. Sutton, Columbus, and Irvin E. Sutton, Campbellsburg; a daughter, Helen Vice, Beaufort, South Carolina; Brother: Clyde Durnil, Cincinnati, Ohio; three brothers, Jackie Durnil, Crawfordsville, Marvin Durnil, Princton, Michael Durnil, Attica; four sisters, Anna Setser, Salem, Hazel Moore, Princeton, Wilma Crowder, Crawfordsville, and Dorothy Lyons, Crawfordsville. She is also survived by four grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, one sister and one grandson, Jerald E. Sutton.
Funeral service was Tuesday at Dawalt Funeral Home, with Bro. Robert Holler officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 4567 Progress Drive, Columbus, Indiana 47202.


MADGE M. DAY, 92, Salem died Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 1:35 a.m. at The Waters of Salem.
She was born January 9, 1919 in Washington County, the daughter of Ellsworth J. and Frankie Martin Marshall. She was a homemaker and retired farmer. She was a member of Southern Hills Church, Community Club #31 and Christopher Harrison Chapter Daughters of American Revolution.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen Day, on May 26, 1991; two brothers, Karl and Ernest Marshall; two sisters, Kathryn Ratts and Bettina Davis Gholson; and her parents.
She is survived by five sons, Richard Charles Day and Gary Marshall Day, both of Roff, Oklahoma, James Kent Day, David Austin Day and William Benjamin Day, all of Salem; a daughter, Janet Marie Voyles of Salem; a sister, Laura June Stickels of Salem; 20 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at Southern Hills Church. Burial followed at Crown Hill Cemetery.
Weathers Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to Washington County Community Foundation or Washington County 4-H Council or donor's choice.


MARGIE ELLEN HARRIS MESAROSH, 78, Salem died Saturday, May 14, 2011 at the Waters of Salem.
She was born on November 8, 1932, the daughter of the late Willie Wilson and Mamie Frost Wilson. She was a retired employee of Smith Cabinet after 20+ years of service.
Survivors include three sons, Danny Harris of Salem, Roy Harris of Campbellsburg, and Mark Harris of Campbellsburg; four daughters, Andrea (Angie) Johnson of Campbellsburg, Carol Barnes of French Lick, Nona Burns of French Lick, and Shawnna Mesarosh of Paoli; two sisters, Bonnie Brewer and Edith Lockhart; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, David Harris, one brother and one sister.
The funeral service was Monday, May 16, 2011 at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem. Brother Jerry McPike officiated.


PATRICK “PAT” WAYNE COURTNEY, 55, Kent, died Friday, May 13, 2011 at his home.
He was born on September 6, 1955 in Madison to Harry and Glenna Frances Stoner Courtney. He owned and operated Tri State Fish near Kent and was a member of the Hanover Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife Debra “Debbie” Arnold Courtney of Kent; his daugther Megan Wehner of Kent; his aunt Mary Bennett of Madison; 2 grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 1 PM at the Hanover Baptist Church. Burial followed at the Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation was held at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison on Monday, May 16, 2011 from 3 PM to 8 PM and on Tuesday from 11 AM until the time of services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kosair Children's Hospital.


CONNIE FAY CURRY WATTS, 66, died Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Louisville to Constant and Juanita Curry. She was retired from I.C.I. Americas and was a member of Graceland Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband Charlie Watts Sr.; two sons: Matthew Clark of Clarksville and Andrew Ryan of Louisville; a daughter: Natalie Clark-Brinkley of Jeffersonville; a step-son: Charlie Watts Jr.; a step-daughter: Michelle Lenons; a sister: Kay Ann Curry of Glen Burnie, Md.; four grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and a son: Scott Ross.
Funeral services were held at 1 PM on Friday, May 6, 2011 at Chapman Funeral Home. Burial followed at Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Jeffersonville.
Visitation was held from 1 PM to 8 PM on Thursday, May 5, 2011 and on Friday from 9 AM until the time of services.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana.


ROBERT LEE “BOB” MORROW, 63, Hanover, died Thursday, May 12, 2011 at his home.
He was born on October 12, 1947 in Anderson, Ind. to William Clyde and Lilly Mae Hummel Morrow. He was retired from Jacobi Sod and attended the New Hope Baptist Church near Chelsea.
Survivors include his wife: Sandra M. Davis Morrow; three sons: Robert Eugene Morrow of Markleville, Joseph Lee Morrow of Greenwood and James Robert Morrow of Lexington, Ind.; a daughter: Beth Ann Pedigo of Greenwood; two brothers: James Lyndon Morrow of Markleville and Martin Edward Morrow of Anderson; 12 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant son: Daniel Lee Morrow; and three brothers: Joel Tony Morrow, Charles Morrow; and an infant brother.
Funeral services were held at 11 AM on Monday, May 16, 2011 at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial followed at Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison.
Visitation was held on Sunday, May 15, 2011 from 5 PM to 8 PM at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre and on Monday from 9 AM until the time of services.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the New Hope Baptist Church or the Christian Preparatory Academy.


TROY BARGER, 69, Leslie County, Ky., formerly of Ind., died on Monday, May 2, 2011 at the Manchester Memorial Hospital in Manchester, Ky.
He was born on March 29, 1942 to Dewey and Bertie Barge and worked as an electric linesman.
Survivors include two sons: Tim Barger of Scottsburg and Chris Barger of Orlando, Fla.; four brothers: Taylor, Dudley and Finley Barger, all of Austin, and Asher Barger of Scottsburg; four sisters: Bonnie Roy, Wanda Albertson and Jean Franklin, all of Scottsburg, and Audrey Bush of Austin; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son: Shawn Barger; the mothers of his children: Roberta Barger and Marie Barger; a brother: Cecil Barger; and his special friend: Janice Elam.
Funeral services were held at 7 PM on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at the Dwayne Walker Funeral Home Chapel.
Visitation was held on Wednesday from 4 PM until the time of services.


SEANA LYNN COOLEY BUSSIERE, 27, Salem, died Monday, May 16, 2011 at her parents' home.
She was born on January 8, 1984 in Louisville to Mike and Shelley Raisor Cooley. She was a former Emergency Room Technician at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She is survived by her parents; husband: Roger Bussiere of Salem; two sons: Austin and Logan Bussiere, both of Salem; a sister: Amber Cooley of Salem; grandparents: Darlene Cooley of Palmyra and Avanell Raisor of Corydon; her father and mother-in-law: Tom and Lisa Bussiere of Salem; and a brother-in-law: Michael Bussiere of Salem.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Big Spring Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 from 4 PM to 8 PM and Thursday from 8 AM until the time of service.


VIRGINIA “VINNIE” (PIAZZOLLA) CRISTIANI, 91, Sellersburg, formerly of Floyds Knobs, died Saturday, May 14, 2011.
She was born on September 22, 1919 in Boston, Mass. to the late Damian and Margaret Piazzolla. She was an advocate for young people, she was one of the first teachers of the Floyd County Head Start program and was a member of St. Joseph Hill Catholic Church in Sellersburg.
She is also preceded in death by her husband of 32 years, Frank Cristiani and sisters, Carmela Anselmo, and Sr. Margaret Ambrosia Piazzolla.
She is survived by her sons, Dan Cristiani (Anne) and Dr. Michael Cristiani (Dr. Theresa); grandchildren, Lora Nichols (David), Daniel (Stacy), Lisa, Kyle, Rachel, Catherine, and Jeff Cristiani; sisters, Jennie Reid, Tomasella Dowie, and Anna Tisheuar; four great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 1-8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) with a Rosary Service at 6 p.m.   Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at St. Joseph Hill Catholic Church in Sellersburg with entombment to follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Joseph Hill Building Fund or St. Joseph Hill Youth Ministry (2605 St. Joe Road West, Sellersburg, IN 47172).


LADONNA L. GRAY BARKER, 77, Hanover, died Sunday, May 15, 2011 at Norton Hospital, in Louisville.
She was born November 7, 1933 in Jefferson County, Indiana, the daughter of the late Russell and Helen Hall Gray. She resdided in Jefferson County all of her life and was a 1952 graduate of Hanover High School. She was united in marriage to Lonnie Barker on April 2, 1955 in Jefferson County. She enjoyed spending her time being a homemaker and farming. She was a member of the Kent Baptist Church and attended the Hanover Baptist Church.
She was also preceded in death by her sister, Inez Pruett and her husband Lloyd Pruett.
In addition to her husband she is survived by her daughter: Linda Carol Hatfield of Hanover; two sons, Terry Barker and his companion: Crystal Pickett of Hanover, Ronald Barker and his wife, Michele of Hanover; Nine grandchildren: Christopher Hatfield, Matthew Hatfield and his wife: Bethany, Scotty Hattfield, Kevin Barker and his companion Brittany Gibson, Carrie Dickerson and her husband Eric, Travis Barker, Danielle Barker, Megan Barker, Justin Barker; her great-grandchildren: Wayde and Wyatt Barker, Laken Dickerson, and Lexis Barker; four brothers, Glen "Bud" Gray and his wife Neoma of Kent, Ind., Carroll Gray and his wife Jean of Lexington, Ind., Murel Gray and his wife: Betty of Kent, Ind., Stanley Gray and his companion Anna of Lexington, Ind.; her sister: Doris Duncan and her husband: Richard of Lexington, Ind.; two sisters-in-law, Margie Gassert of Madison, Mabel Spry Snepp of Indianapolis; several nieces, nephews, cousins & other relatives.
Funeral services will be Thursday, May 19, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. Rev. J.D. Traylor will officiate. Interment will follow at Hebron Cemetery near Madison.
Friends may call Wednesday, May 18, 2011 from 5-8 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
The family requests memorials in memory of LaDonna to the Hanover Baptist Church or Kent Baptist Church, contribution cards are available at the funeral home.


VIOLET NOE CRABTREE, 87, Jeffersonville, died Monday, May 16, 2011 at her home.
She was born February 9, 1924 to the late Harry and Bertha Taflinger Noe in Clark Co. She was a retired employee of Pillsbury Company in New Albany. She is a member of the Seventh Day Adventist in Jeffersonville and a member of the Order of Eastern Star in New Washington.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Albert Crabtree; brothers; Forrest “Buck” Noe, Clifford Noe, and Floyd Noe; sisters; Myra Cole and LaVerne Anderson. Survivors include her son; David McIntyre (Sue) of Jeffersonville; daughters; Linda Clark (Bill) of Grand Junction, Colo., and Adrienne Holmes of Clarksville; sisters; Ruth Prather of Jeffersonville,  and Catherine Fuller of Jeffersonville; grandchildren; Rhonda Pugh, Justin Clark, Shayla Garcia, Radawna Clark, and April Simpson and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 2 p.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington, with burial in the Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 12-8 p.m., and after 10 a.m. on Thursday.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Association.




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