Obituaries June 1, 2011 PDF Print E-mail
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ANGELA MARIE HENSON, 36, died Friday May 20, 2011 at her residence.
She was born  February 25, 1975 in Scottsburg, the daughter of Calloway Henson and Anna Marie (Weston) Blythe.
Survivors include her father, Calloway Henson of Austin; her mother and stepfather, Anna and Mike Blythe of Scottsburg; two brothers, Russell Henson of Austin and Andy Henson of Louisville, Kentucky and her grandmother, Mary Ruth Henson of Austin.
Cremation was chosen, no services or visitation.
Arrangements were handled by Collins Funeral Home.

BURNETTE MAXINE (HENDRICKS) GALLIHER, 79, of Crothersville, a resident of Hoosier Christian Village, died on Tuesday, May 24, 2011.
She has been a resident of Jackson County since 1965 moving from Jennings County where she was born on October 15, 1931 to the parents of Arthur and Rachel (Allen) Hendricks who are both deceased. She was formerly employed by Morgan’s Packing Company for ten years then was employed at the former U.S. Shoe Corp as a heel splitter for thirty years. She was member of First Baptist Church of Crothersville.
On September 10, 1948 in North Vernon she married Wayne Galliher who preceded her in death.
Survivors include her children, Daniel Wayne Galliher of Crothersville, Rebecca (Gary Bob) Allen of Crothersville, Ricky Joe (Syvilla) Galliher, eight grandchildren, McKenzie Galliher of Jennings County, Daniel “Boone” (Mindy) Galliher of Scottsburg, Ashley Galliher of Crothersville, Shannon (Shaun) Williams of Columbus, Lori (Jon) Sherron of Sellersburg, Laura (Ed) Turner of Scott County, Mycal Galliher of Austin, Ricky Joe (Jessica) Galliher Jr. of Crothersville, eight great-grandchildren, Sidney & Samuel Williams of Columbus, IN, Becca Sherron of Sellersburg, Shane Turner of Scott County, Alexyss & Braydon Galliher of Crothersville, Jonathon & Mary Elizabeth (Sissy) Galliher of Scottsburg, a sister, Shelvia (Chester) Lane of Morgantown, IN, sister in law, Gail Hendricks of Scottsburg.
A brother Herbert Hendricks also preceded her in death on March 1, 2008.
Reverend Jon Pearce will conduct funeral services at 11 a.m. on Friday 27, 2011 at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville with cremation to follow.
Friends may visit the family on Thursday, May 26, 2011 from 4-8 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. on Friday at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to First Baptist Church of Crothersville c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.

RUTH MAERENE CHASTAIN, 92, of Leesburg, Florida, formerly of Campbellsburg, died Friday, May 20, 2011 in Winter Springs, Florida.
On April 2, 1938, she married Philip Howard Chastain, who died Sept. 12, 1994. She was a homemaker and farmed with her husband in Vernon Township. She was a member of Westview Christian Church in Campbellsburg and the Northside Christian Church in Leesburg. She was a charter member of the Friendly Neighbor Home Demonstration Club, a member of the Theta Omicron Phi Beta Psi Club, a member of the Salem Rebekah Lodge #188, served as a 4-H leader for many years, and she and her husband were honorary alumni of the Johnson Bible College in Johnson City, Tennessee. She was born October 18, 1918 in Campbellsburg, she was the daughter of the late Elbert Hershman and Trecia Thompson Hershman.
Survivors include her twin sister, Ruby Chastain, Leesburg, Florida; two granddaughters, Cindy (English) Roberts Pearcy and Shannon (Jay) Roberts Bergman; and four great-grandchildren, Hannah Pearcy, Rachel Pearcy, Kendall Bergman and Nicholas Bergman.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Brenda Spillane, and one brother, Arvil Hershman.
The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Dawalt Funeral Home, with Bro. Jimmy Applegate officiating.
Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday. Interment in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Philip Chastain Scholarship Fund, c/o Johnson Bible College, P.O. Box 665, Bargersville, Indiana 46106.

BARBARA E. TERRELL CAMPBELL, 50, of Pekin died Monday, May 23, 2011, at 1:15 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born December 31, 1960 in Hollywood, she was the daughter of Byron and Shirley Ann Singleton Terrell. She was an employee of NetShape and a member of Eastview Baptist Church in Paoli. Her family chose for her to be an organ donor.
She is survived by her husband, Tommy Campbell, who she married September 19, 2003.
She is also survived by a daughter, Brittany Morris of Salem; a son, Brian Morris of Salem; a step-daughter, Amy J. Campbell of Salem; her father, Byron Terrell of Salem; a brother, Scott Terrell of Salem; two sisters, Roxanne Nantz and Melody "Dee" Bryant, both of Salem; and one grandchild.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday from 4-9 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. until time of service.

DAVID M. KENDALL, 70, of Scottsburg, died Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at the Scott Villa Living Center.
He was born July 18, 1940 in Scott County, the son of the late Delbert O. and Marjorie F. (Watterson) Kendall. He was a former machine operator for the old American Can Company, a retired drafter in the Engineering Dept. for Morgan Foods both in Austin, a charter member of the Leota Tractor Club and a former volunteer fireman for the Finley Township Volunteer Department which he helped charter.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Kendall.
Survivors include his wife, Wilma J. (Rode) Kendall; two sons, Robert "Rob" & Delbert "Bert" Kendall both of Scottsburg, Indiana;  a daughter, Teresa A. Kendall-Lueders of Scottsburg, Indiana; two brothers, Howard Kendall of Scottsburg, and James Kendall of Campbellsville, Georgia; a sister,Mary  Ellen Funk of Scottsburg, and three grandchildren, Kevin & Hannah Kendall and Zachary Lueders.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2011 at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Scott County Relay for Life c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, Indiana.

HAZEL M. HARTMAN, 92, formerly of Charlestown died Thursday May 26, 2011 at the Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin.
She was the former Hazel M. Mullen of Fall River, MA and married William Hartman in November of 1943. She resided in Charlestown, most of her life and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Charlestown since 1946 and was a past president of the Alpha Theta Chapter of Psi Iota Xi Sorority in Charlestown.
She is survived by her son William Hartman, Jr and his wife Patricia Miller Hartman of Hanover, IN. along with 3 granddaughters, Heidi, Tricia and Billie Jo and 7 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Sunday at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and after 10 a.m. on Sunday.
Expressions of sympathy to the School for Wee Ones at First United Methodist Church. Online expressions of sympathy can be made at

OLIVE LERUE MULL,87, Salem, died Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at Meadow View Health Care Center in Salem.
She was born on October 19, 1923 in Pekin to John and Della Laura Baggerly Corn. She was a retired employee of Kimball Office Furniture and a member of Salem Church of Christ.
She is survived by three sons: Donald and Warren Mull, both of Salem, and Jerry Mull of Pekin; a daughter: Jeanie Cook of Salem; a sister: Betty Bauer of Chesterfield, Ind.; 12 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 4 brothers, 3 sisters, her parents and a daughter: Joyce Carroll.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 28, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation was held on Friday, May 27, 2011 from 5 PM to 8 PM. and on Saturday from 8 AM until the time of service.

DONOVAN “DON” BURRESS, 75, Milton, Ky., formerly of Madison and Michigan, died Thursday, May 26, 2011 at his home in Milton.
He was born in Switzerland County, Ind. on June 24, 1935 to Chester Ray and Ella Nora Butters Burress. He was employed at both Mobile Refrigeration and Transport Refrigeration, a member of the North Madison Baptist Church in Madison and a Vietnam veteran.
Survivors include his wife: Cleda Mae Keeton Ashby Burress of Milton; his daughter: Ginger Lynn Johnson of Norman, Okla.; two sons: Bruce Charles Burrress of Waterford, Michigan and Byron Edward Burress of Farmington, Michigan; a step-son: James V. Ashby of Madison; two step-daughters: Sondra M. “Sandi” Nolan of Trimble County, Ky. and Darla Mae Winchester Guy of Austin; a sister: Agnes “Aggie” Lewis of Madison; his sister-in-law: Wanda Yocum Burress of Lexington; 5 grandchildren, 9 step-grandchildren, 3 step-great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews cousins and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers: Alvin O. Burress and Robert C. “Bob” Burress; his sister: Ella Louise David; his nephew: Ronnie Lee Burress; and his brothers and sisters in law: Charles V. Keeton, Herman A. Keeton, Marie Burress and Leland R. Lewis.
Funeral services were held at 11 AM on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial followed at Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison. Full military honors were conducted at the graveside by Jefferson Post 9, of the American Legion.
Visitation was held at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre on Monday, May 30, 2011 from 4 PM to 8 PM and on Tuesday from 9 AM until the time of service.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made out to the North Madison Baptist Church.

GOLDIE P. ROBBINS, 92, Scottsburg, died on Thursday, May 26, 2011 in Scottsburg.
She was born in Scottsburg on August 11, 1918 to Albert and Lola Shields Comer. She was a homemaker as well as an employee at various times for Scott Memorial Hospital, Scott County Home Health, Division of Family & Children and Jay-C Food Store's floral department. She also worked as an FTD florist and as a caregiver for foster children. She was a member of Bethel Baptist of Leota, the Garden Club of Scottsburg and the Homemakers Club.
She is survived by four sons: John M., Kelley and Daniel Robbins, all of Scottsburg, and Dennis Robbins of Kissimmee Fla.; two daughters: Deanna Trowbridge of Versailles and Sharon Prall of Scottsburg; three sisters: Berniece Robbins of Fla., Ruth Johnson of Md., and Emma Ellis of Shelbyville, Ky.; 12 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers: Grant, Glen and Bob Comer; three sisters: Mary Woodruff, Betty Floyd and Gladys Berna; and her husband: John M. Robbins Sr.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, May 29, 2011 at Bethel Baptist of Leota. Burial followed at Bethel Cemetery in Leota.
Visitation was held at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home on Saturday, May 28, 2011 from 4 PM to 8 PM and at Bethel Baptist of Leota on Sunday from 12:30 PM until the time of services.
Memorial donations may be made to Bethel Cemetery.

HAROLD HUTCHENS, 82, of Crothersville, died Friday, May 27, 2011 at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
He was born July 12, 1928 in Paintlick, Ky. to the late Wilgus Hutchens and Sallie A. (Adams) Hutchens. He was a 1949 Crothersville High school graduate, retired in 1981 after 30 years of service as a machinist at American Can in Austin. He was a member of the steel workers union and Crothersville United Methodist Church where he faithfully served his congregation and community. He worked hard serving those at the food panty.
He married Ethel M. (Henry) Hutchens on August 5, 1950 in Crothersville, who survives. Others survivors include his children, Wayne (Sherry) Hutchens (Indianapolis), Melvin (Marilyn) Hutchens (Crothersville), Joe (Debra) Hutchens (Seymour), eight grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grand child, one sister, Ada Evans (Louisville) and one brother, Richard Hutchens (Crothersville).
An infant girl daughter, Lavina Sue and a sister, Louise Hutchens, preceded him in death.
Funeral services were conducted at Adams Funeral Home on Monday, May 30, 2011. Pastor Chris Irvine and Rev. Jon Pearce officiated. Burial followed at Crothersville Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be given to Crothersville United Methodist Church c/o Adams Funeral Home 110 E Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.

JOHN L. SOMMERVILLE, 102, of Scottsburg, died on Saturday, May 28, 2011 at Scott Villa Living Center in Scottsburg.
He was born on December 10, 1908 in Scott County, Indiana, the son of the late William T.  and Elizabeth  (Bridgewater) Sommerville.  He was a retired farmer & heavy equipment operator, attended the Kimberlin Creek Baptist Church, Charter Director for the Stucker Fork Water Utility Board, serving from 1967 to 2000 and lifetime member of the Scott County Soil & Water Conservation District.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys M. Sommerville; a grandson, Jay Michael Sommerville & three siblings, Earl Sommerville, Kate Stewart & Bertha Sommerville.
Survivors include a daughter, Joyce  Vanmeter (David) of Scottsburg;  a son, Jack Sommerville (Mary Ann Griffin) of Scottsburg;   two granddaughters, Diana (Jim) Blanton and Donna (Jeff) Hubbard both of Scottsburg, five great-grandchildren, Chris Garten (Beth), Brian & Jordan Blanton, Morgan & Baylie Hubbard and two great-great-grandchildren, Hayden & Hudson Garten.
Funeral services were Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at Collins Funeral Home. Burial followed in Scottsburg Cemetery.

PAMELA ANN BOLING, 62, died Saturday, May 28, 2011 at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
She was born July 14, 1948 in Scottsburg, the daughter of William Frederick and Ruth Montgomery Reed. She was former employee of Haas Inc. in Sellersburg, and a member of the Paynesville Christian Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Ruthie Lewellen (Joe), New Washington and Pamela Bowen (Alan,Sr.), Charlestown; son, Frederick Boling (Sandy Campbell-Boling), Charlestown; mother, Ruth Reed, New Washington; brother, Kenneth Reed (Linda), Clarksville; three grandchildren, Alan Bowen III, Savana and Jo Lewellen; one great-grandchild, Abel Bowen; two step-grandchildren, Dustin Stansberry and Waylon Cress; one nephew, Kenneth Reed Jr.(Pamela Jo), Marysville.
Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at Crown Hill Cemetery in New Washington.
Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington is in charge of arrangements.

EARL “IKE” EDWIN THOMPSON, 75, of rural Crothersville, died Sunday, May 29, 2011 at the Waters of Seymour.
He was born February 2, 1936 in Greenwood, the son of Earl H. and Grace A. (Akers) Thompson who are both deceased. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church of Vallonia. He was employed with Harley Bag in Freeman Field for over two decades in the maintenance department and worked for Cummins tech center. He retired from Jackson-Jennings Co-op in 1998. He was a life long mechanic and owned Thompson’s Small Engine Repair and Hominy Holler Antiques in Crothersville. In the early 1960’s he built the first Master’s “Mastersbilt” racecar.
On February 2, 1957 he married Carol S. (Isenhower) Thompson who survives in rural Crothersville.
Other survivors include, two daughters, Penny (John) Peter of Vallonia, Mitzi (Alan) Hoevener of Tampico, five grandchildren, Jennifer (Jamie) Harris of Tampico, Jeremy (Rachel) Hoevener of Brownstown, Erick (Kelly) Hoevener of Tampico, Katie Prewitt of Vallonia, and Jordan Peters (Tonya Hamilton) of Vallonia, two great-grandchildren, Donovan and Rylee Harris of Tampico, one sister, Barbara (Cliff) Loveday of Sharps Chapel, Tenn., one brother, Don Thompson of Crothersville, sister and brother-in-laws, Dale Isenhower, Doris and Dale Cooksey, Errol and Sarah Isenhower, Leila Thompson, and several nieces and nephews.
Brothers, Jim and Dave Thompson, step brother, Sandy Thompson, sister-in-laws, Pauline Isenhower and Lois Thompson preceded him in death.
Reverend Mark Wooten will conduct funeral services at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 2, 2011 at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.
Friends may visit the family on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 from 4-8 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home and after 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 2, 2011 at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville.
Memorials may be given to Crothersville Cemetery The Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge or The Tri County Conservation Club c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.

ICELENE ROSE COATS, 82, died Thursday, May 26, 2011 at her home in New Albany. She was born April 19, 1929 in Washington County, to the late Arthur and Mary Pixley. She was a member of Faith Assembly Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles K. Coats.
Survivors include her sons, Charles L. Coats, Salem and Denny O. (Pat) Coats, Borden; daughters, Rosie M. Galloway, New Albany and Melita (Rick) Hortenberry, Pekin; brothers, Ervin Pixley, Salem, Jesse Pixley, Milton, N.C. And Pete Pixley, Pekin; sisters Charlene Bryant, Borden, Virgie Jones, Clarksville; six grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Tuesday, May 31 at Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg. Burial followed at Daisy Hill Cemetery in Borden.

HARVEY DONALD ZEARING, 57, Lexington, died Thursday, May 26, 2011 at his home.
He was born August 10, 1953 in Madison, the son of the late James and Viola D. Wilson Zearing. He attended Southwestern High School and after receiving his diploma through the GED process he lived all his life in Jefferson County. HE had worked in maintanance for the King's Daughters' Hospital and the Madison State Hospital. He was of the Baptist faith and was a member of the the Cornerstone Baptist Church near Hanover.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by several aunts and uncles.
He is survived by two brothers, Tom Zearing, Lexington and Ronald Zearing and his wife Peggy of Lexington; two sisters, Karen Benham and her husband Tony of Madison and Sandy Zearing of Madison and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services were Monday, May 30, 2011 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Pastor Jeff Jones officiated. Interments followed at New Prospect Cemetery near Hanover.
The family requests memorials in memory of him to the Cornerstone Baptist Church.



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