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Obituaries June 15, 2011 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 15 June 2011 00:00

DALTON LEE DENTON, 19
ANGELA  COOPER, 41
BETTY LOU HENSLEY, 79
VIRGINIA E. MCFALL, 89
DR. JACK W. OLIVER, 73
HAZEL ADKINS, 99
CHARLES VICTOR GREER, 89
CARL RICHARD LAMB, 82
ANNA LEE (LIBS) GESENHUES, 82
BEA DEAL, 95
EDITH L. ALEXANDER, 88
JAMES "JIM" WATSON KNAPP, 73
INEZ MARIE MENGES, 90
VERNON A. MOSER, 87
CHARLES F. “FRED” HILL, 85

 

DALTON LEE DENTON, 19, of New Salisbury, died Monday, June 6, 2011 at the University of Louisville Hospital after being injured in an auto accident on May 25, 2011.
He was born on May 11, 1992 in New Albany, Indiana to Tonya R. Smith of New Salisbury and Tony L. Dalton of New Albany.
Along with his parents, he is survived by his younger brothers, Austin Denton, Colton Watson, and Brodin Watson; grandparents, Fred Smith of Milltown, Indiana and Janie Sturgill of New Albany.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany).
His Funeral Service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday in the Paul F. Kraft, Sr. Memorial Chapel at the funeral home with burial to follow at Greenville Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in Dalton’s memory be made to the family in care of First Harrison Bank.  To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.


ANGELA  COOPER, 41, of  Austin, died Monday, June 6, 2011 at  her home.
She was born in Seymour, on January 21, 1970, the daughter of  Donald Wilkerson of Clarksville, and Loraine (Caudill) White of Austin.. She was a member of Community Church of God in  Austin.
Survivors include her husband, Johnny  Cooper of  Salem; daughter, Kelly Cooper of Austin; sons, John Cooper of Austin, Donald Cooper of Austin; sisters:, Donna White of Austin, Linda Campbell of Austin, Lisa Wilkerson of Austin, Diana Vest of Austin, Missy Ipock of Austin, Meleana Lewis of Austin.
Funeral Service will be at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 10, at Community Church of God, Austin.
Visitation:will be Friday from noon to 3 p.m. at Community Church of God.
Cremation to follow the service.


BETTY LOU HENSLEY, 79, died Monday, May 30, 2011 at Bee Hive Assisted Living in Georgetown.
She was born on May 5, 1932 to Claude Leslie and Della Olive Spiker Dean in Hiawatha, Kan. She was a retired music teacher and a member of the Community Presbyterian Church. She is preceded in death by her brothers; Donald and Roger Dean.
Survivors include her husband; Beryl Hensley; son; Randy Hensley of Charlestown; daughters; Rita Fischer of Louisville, and Roberta Morgan of Charlestown; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 10 a.m. at the Community Presbyterian Church in Charlestown, with entombment in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 10, 2011 from 12-8 p.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, and after 9 a.m. on Saturday at the church.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to Charlestown’s Excellence in Education Foundation to endow a music scholarship in Betty’s memory.


VIRGINIA E. MCFALL, 89 a lifelong resident of Crothersville died Monday, June 6, 2011 at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
She was born April 27, 1922 in Jefferson County, the daughter of Alice (Woolf) Anderson who is deceased. She was a former employee of the Reynolds Grocery Store, Morgan’s packing Company and a cook at Crothersville School Corporation. On October 18, 1947 she married Marvin J. McFall who preceded her in death. She was a faithful and active member of Crothersville Church of the Nazarene, enjoyed cooking, walking and loved her family and grandchildren.
Survivors include, two sons, James Michael (Betty) McFall of Seymour, Jerry Dean (Jody) McFall of Rockford, Michigan, 10 grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, and one sister, Helen Briggs of Palmetto, Florida.
She was also preceded in death by four sisters, Elnor Napier, Mary Mitchell, Flossy Plessinger, and Nettie Spicer, three brothers, Frank Woolf, Eugene Woolf, and Walter Woolf.
Reverend Mark Wooten will conduct funeral services at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 10, 2011 at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville, with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.
Friends may visit the family on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, 2011 and after 10 a.m. on Friday at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville.



DR. JACK W. OLIVER, 73, Maryville, Tenn., died Sunday, June 5, 2011 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.
He was a member of the fourth graduating class at Purdue's Veterinary School. He held Assistant Professorships at Colleges of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue (1969/70), Texas A&M (1970/71) and Ohio State (1972 to 1975). He was an Associate Professor (1975 to 1982) and Professor at the University of Tennessee for 35 years, and most recently, he served as the Director of Clinical Endocrinology Service at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine.
Survivors include his wife: Suanne Oliver; his sons: Dr. Jason Oliver of McMinnville, Tenn. and Dr. Kevin Oliver of Raleigh, N.C.; his step-children: Joni Jay of East Lansing, Mich. and James “Jeff” Hidbrader of Maryville; two grandchildren, six step-grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law, Vivian and Joe Dillman of Bloomington, Charlene and George Foster of Gumee, Ill. And brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Barbara Oliver of New Salem.
Funeral services were held at 1 PM on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation was held on Saturday at Weathers Funeral Home from 12:30 PM until the time of services.


HAZEL ADKINS, 99, Salem, died Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at The Waters of Salem.
She was born on October 29, 1911 in Kyle Ford, Tenn. to Hugh and Maggie Ramsey Vandeventer. She was a retired school teacher and a member of the West Side Baptist Church.
She is survived by a daughter: Robin Frakes of Salem; a sister: Jean Ingle of Salem; 4 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband: Oscar Adkins; an infant son; a daughter: Lana Kaye Loven; a brother: Oscar Vanderventer; and her parents.
Funeral services were held at 10:30m AM on Friday, June 10, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed at 1:30 PM on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at Vandeventer Cemetery in Jonesville, Va.
Visitation was held on Thursday, June 9, 2011 from 5 PM to 8 PM at Weathers Funeral Home.


CHARLES VICTOR GREER, 89, of Scottsburg, Indiana, died Wednesday June 8, 2011 at Scott Villa Living Center in Scottsburg.
He was born August 31, 1921 in Harrison County, the son of the late Preston and Anna (Brown) Greer. He was the former owner & operator of the old Home Radio & T.V. in Scottsburg, for more than 30 years, a U.S. Army Air Corp of WW II, flying over 30 missions, earning the Distinguished Flying Cross, a Presbyterian and was a life member of the Scott County VFW Post # 6582.
He was preceded in death by a brother and sister, Oscar and Oleda Greer.
Survivors include his wife, Mildred L. (Meadows)  Greer of Scottsburg;  a daughter, Brenda Bowling (Slick)of Scottsburg; a granddaughter: Angela West (Jeff) of Austin, and two grandchildren, Jeremy Stidham & Jenna West-Cabbell (Brent).
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.


CARL RICHARD LAMB, 82, died Saturday, June 4, 2011 at his home.
He was born on December 26, 1928 to Roy & Fern Atkins Lamb in Floyd Co. He was a Marine Veteran of WWII, a retired electrician for Public Service of Indiana for 40 years, and a member of the Bethany Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife; Juanita Wilson Lamb; sons; Mark Lamb of The Woodlands, Texa, and Greg Lamb of Carmel; half-brother; David Landis of Ellicott City, Md.; grandchildren; Jessica, Jack, and Colton.
Memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. the Bethany Christian Church.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the donor’s favorite charity.


ANNA LEE (LIBS) GESENHUES, 82, of Floyds Knobs died Wednesday, June 8, 2011.
She was a member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church in Floyds Knobs and a former dispatcher for Bob Smith Trucking Company. She was an excellent seamstress and cook—always ready to try something new. She was born on October 29, 1928 in Floyds Knobs to the late Martin and Caroline (Zimmerman) Libs.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Odell P. “Sam” Gesenhues and sisters, Bertha Eckert, Mary Morthorst, and Dorothy Sprigler.
She is survived by her daughters, Linda Gesenhues of New Albany and Lisa Mefford (Charlie) of Georgetown; brothers, Raymond Libs (Mary) and Irvin Libs (Jane), all of Floyds Knobs; sisters, Sr. Dolorita Libs, OSB of Ferdinand, Indiana, and Evelyn Baumann of New Albany; granddaughter, Casey Baker (Sam); and great grandson, Noah Baker.
Visitation will be from 1-8 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, 2011 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany).
Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the “Upon This Rock” Building Campaign at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church (3033 Martin Road, Floyds Knobs, IN 47119).


BEA DEAL, 95, Scottsburg, died Wednesday June 8, 2011 in Jeffersonville.
She was born in Harrison County on January 23, 1916 to Charles and Ella Massie Draper. She was retired from Scottsburg Schools.
Survivors include her daughter: Sheilah (Art) Williams of Lexington, Ind.; six grandchildren: Spencer and Matt Williams, both of Scottsburg, Kristen Smith of Taylorville, Ind., Tom Burke of Brooklyn, N.Y., Jay Burke of Charlestown and Rick Burke of Sellersburg; 10 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Melbourne Deal; a daughter: Judy Deal Burke Andrews, her brothers: Melvin, Charles, James and Floyd Draper; and a sister: Martha Draper.
Funeral services were held at 11 AM on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at First Southern Baptist Church. Burial followed in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation was held from 4 PM to 8 PM on Friday, June 10, 2011 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home and from 10 AM until the time of service on Saturday at First Southern Baptist Church.


EDITH L. ALEXANDER, 88, Salem died Thursday, June 9, 2011 at Meadow View Health Care Center.
She was a retired employee of the old B. F. Goodrich Plant in Salem, a member of Mill Creek Baptist Church. She graduated from Salem High School in 1941. On Nov. 7, 1942, she married the late Russell Alexander. He died Sept. 17, 1995. She was born May 28, 1923 in Bloomington, the daughter of the late Ernest and Melissa Matthews Phipps.
Survivors include two daughters, Marilyn (Jimmy) Cabbell of Edinburg and Carolyn "Sudie" (Danny) Newby, Salem; a brother, Chesney Phipps, Staunton, Illinois; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy Way and Maude Zink, and one brother, Bob Phipps.
The funeral service was Tuesday at Dawalt Funeral Home. Bro. Robert Holler officiated.
Memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Beck's Mill, P. O. Box 288, Salem, Indiana 47167.


JAMES "JIM" WATSON KNAPP, 73, Salem died Friday, June 10, 2011 at his home.
He was a graduate of Cambpellsburg High School, class of 1955. He was a member and Deacon of Lost River Primitive Baptist Church and Sexton for the church cemetery. He was an employee of Westfield Insurance Company and retired president of Knapp-Miller-Brown Insurance Company. He served in the Army Reserves from 1962-1966. He was a leather craftsman and founded The Leather Station. He also enjoyed working at Spring Mill State Park in the village as a leather craftsman. He was born October 3, 1937 in Cambpellsburg, the son of George (Bud) and Martha Child Knapp.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy Chastain Knapp. They were married September 15, 1957 at the home of Peggy's parents, Grant and Opal Chastain.
He is also survived by a son, Troy Knapp of Salem; a daughter, Truly (Bryce) Floyd of Campbellsburg; a sister, Nancy Lee Knapp of Salem; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jerry Knapp.
Funeral services were Monday, June 13, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed at Lost River Primitive Baptist Cemetery.


INEZ MARIE MENGES, 90, Salem, died Friday, June 10, 2011 at Meadow View Health Care in Salem.
She was born Nov. 18, 1920 in Bedofrd, the daughter of Michael King and Edna Smedley. She was a member of the Old Union United Methodist church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Menges in 1977 and her parents.
She is survived by two granddaughter who cared for her, Christine Wolfe of Pekin and Sandra Meyer of Paoli; a son, Edward Charles Menges of Orleans; a daughter, Edna Marie Sisco of French Lick and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Livonia Cemetery.


VERNON A. MOSER, 87, Salem, died Monday, June 6, 2011 at his home.
He as a Army veteran.
He is survived by one son, Harold Moser and two daughters, Diana Fargen and Dana Mattfeldt; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Services were Saturday, June 11 at Mt. Carmel Methodist Church in Fredericksburg and another one is planned for Hume 20, 2011 at 10 a.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Louisville.
Burial will take place in Mt. Tabor Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Carmel Methodist Church or Hosparus.
Love Funeral Home in Palmyra handled the arrangements.


CHARLES F. “FRED” HILL, 85, Madison, died Thursday, June 9, 2011 at his home.
He was born in Madison on October 9, 1925 to Louis J. and Katherine Leinenweber Hill. At various points in his life he was a salesman at Bennett Motors, a supervisor with the Charlestown Ammunition Plant and a management analyst with the Jefferson Proving Ground. He was also a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church and a Navy veteran.
Survivors include his wife: Mary Lou Bennett Hill of Madison; his sons: Jeffery A. Hill of Chicago, Ill., Charles F. Hill, II of of Highlands Ranch, Colo., David W. and Christopher L. Hill, both of Madison; his daughter: Elizabeth A. Hill Adair of Highland Ranch, Colo.; three sisters: Alice Wasnok of Fullerton, Colo., Catherine Horton and Janet Conner, both of Madison; two brothers: Harry Hill of Orlando, Fla. and Paul Hill of Louisville; 10 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister: Margaret Harmon; and his brothers: Louis, Richard and Bob Hill.
Funeral services were held at 11 AM on Monday, June 13, 2011 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Burial followed in St. Patrick Cemetery in Madison. A Rosary service was held at the church on Sunday, June 12, 2011. Full military honors were rendered at the graveside by Jefferson Post 9, of the American Legion and the Ceremonial Unit of the United States Air Force.
Visitation was held from 4 Pm to 8 PM on Sunday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church and on Monday from 9 AM until the time of services.
The family requests memorial contributions be made out to the Friends of Shawe & Pope John- Teacher's Fund or the Jefferson County Historical Society.




 

 

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