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Obituaries June 29, 2011 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 28 June 2011 00:00

PHELPS EDWIN PARSONS, 74
MARY A. TWIGG, 75
GRACE EVERAGE, 80
GEORGE E. WILLIAMS, 86
BARBARA C. HUGHES, 87
PALMER RAY HENSLEY, 70
BRIAN ADAM HENSLEY, 25
ROBERT M. COMBS, 55
CHARLES E. “ED” PENDLETON, 66
SAMUEL THOMAS “TOMMY” CRAIG, 29
SARAH A. CLEGG, 90
REBA JAUNITA JENKINS, 70
LEELAND PEARL LEWIS, 88
Zander Mitchell Burk
BEA DEAL, 95
MARY S. “FRANKIE” HARBESON, 80
CLARICE EDITH QUARLES, 95
PATRECIA VON BRUTON, 72
PHIL RANDOLPH COLEY, 73
RUTH LOUISE MICK, 85
ROSE KELLY, infant
DONALD H. SMITH, 68



PHELPS EDWIN PARSONS, 74, died Monday, June 20, 2011 at Maple Manor Nursing Home.
He was born on September 7, 1936 to Edwin L. and Cecilia C. Muth Parsons in Flint, MI. He was an Army Veteran and a retired farmer. He was also a member of the Charlestown Independent Church.
Survivors include his wife; Margaret Ann Peckinpaugh Parsons; sister; Mary Ann Parsons of Charlestown, and brother-in-law and sister-in-law; James and Carol Arnett of Charlestown.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 11am at the Grayson Funeral Home, with burial in the Barnes Cemetery in Nabb, IN. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 3pm to 8pm, and after 9am on Thursday.


MARY A. TWIGG, 75, died Monday, June 20, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born on August 21, 1935 to Lester and Cynthia Lillian Haines Davis in Cumberland, MD. She worked in dietary for the healthcare industry.
Survivors include her daughters; Pamela Cole of Sellersburg, and Deborah K. Cox of Sellersburg; sons, Donald Eugene Twigg, Jr. of Sellersburg, and Russell Twigg of Sellersburg; sister; Louise Miller of Cumberland, Md.; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 24, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home, with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Thursday from 12-8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. on Friday.


GRACE EVERAGE, 80, of rural Seymour, a resident of the Waters of Seymour, died Tuesday, June 21, 2011.
She was born October 14, 1930 in Jackson County, the daughter of Clyde and Addie (Stout) Deal who are both deceased. On April 12, 1965 she married Bob M. Everage who died on August 9, 1996.
Survivors include her siblings, Leroy Deal of Seymour, Carl Deal of Seymour, Linda Butler of Clarksville, Mildred Mullins of Texas, Barbara Bruner of Indianapolis, Geneva McClellan of Lexington, a nephew, John H. (Dana) Butler, JR of Seymour.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Raymond, Tommy, and Robert Deal, one sister, Evelyn Deal.
Cremation has been entrusted to Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville.


GEORGE E. WILLIAMS, 86, Salem, died Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at his home.
He was born March 1, 1925 in New Albany to Harry Lee and Grace Brocar Williams. He was a retired employee of Kimball's and a member of the Wesleyan Church, the NRA and Judicial Watch.
He is survived by his daughter: Nancy Ellen Dunn of Salem; three sisters: Thelma May Jackson of Salem, Mildred Bobbitt of Kankakee, Ill. and Opal Montgomery of Taswell, Ind.; 2 grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife: Irene L. Green Williams; two sisters: Fern Walton and Jean Bobbitt; and his parents.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 24, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Winslow Cemetery.
Visitation was held at Weathers Funeral Home on Thursday, June 23, 2011 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Friday from 8 a.m. until the time of services.


BARBARA C. HUGHES, 87, Franklin, formerly of Salem, died Thursday, June 9, 2011 at the Franklin United Methodist Home in Franklin.
She was born August 18, 1923 in Linton, Ind. to Gilbert and Ruth Cain Curry. She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church and was retired as co-owner of Northside Hardware in Salem.
She is survived by her daughter: Jo-Dee Hughes-Gowan of Bonnet, France; her brother: James Curry of Columbus; one grandson and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband: John Hughes and her parents.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 1 p.m. to the beginning of services.


PALMER RAY HENSLEY, 70, of  Austin, died Saturday, June 4, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital in  Jeffersonville.
He was born in Perry County, KY on May 18, 1941, the son of the late Sol S and Alaphair (Begley) Hensley. He was a member of Free Pentecostal Church of God in  Austin, IN ., Oldest Deacon of the Church, Secretary,Treasurer, Over seer and Elder. He retired from Morgan Foods Austin and a member of the Austin Block Watch.
Survivors include his wife Elizabeth  (Vires) Hensley of Austin; daughters, Emma (James) Lamb of Austin, Wanda (Matt) Prostler of Lexington, April (Cliff) Bannister of Austin, Martina (Ron) Hobbs of Scottsburg; sons, Freddie Hensley of Cape Coral, Fla., Christopher (Michelle) Hensley of Seymour. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Preceeding him in death are a son Larry Hensley, two sisters, Emma Jean Colwell and Faye Napier; one brother, Sol Junior Hensley.
Funeral services were Wednesday, June 8, at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin. Rev. Herbert Jent, Sr. officiated. Burial followed at Spurgeon Cemetery in  Austin.


BRIAN ADAM HENSLEY, 25, of  Austin, died Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at Scott Memorial Hospital in  Scottsburg.
He was born in Salem, on March 14, 1986.
Survivors include his fiance' Shelly Elam of Austin; sons, Dalton Hensley of Austin; Braden Hensley of Austin, Landon Hensley of Austin; his mother and step-father Bonnie and Rick Brindley of Henryville; father Tony Hensley of Scottsburg; sister, Carly Ray Hensley of Scottsburg; brothers, Billy Joe Hensley of Henryville, Bradley Alan Hensley of Scottsburg; a step sister, Jennifer Norrid of Dallas, Texas; his grandparents Eldry & Martha Hensley of Lexington and Roger & Tina McCleery of Little York.
Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin, with Rev. Danny McDonald officiating.
Visitation will be  Friday 4 to 8pm and Saturday after 9am  at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Little York Cemetery in  Little York.


ROBERT M. COMBS, 55, of  Seymour, died Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at Schneck Memorial Hospital in Seymour.
He was born May 25, 1956. He was a member of Solid Rock Community Church in  Scottsburg, and Trinity Pentecostal Chapel in Seymour. He served in the U.S. Army and was a Relay for Life Team Member.
Survivors include his fiance' Liz Blair of Seymour; daughters, Summer Estep of Louisville, Lindsay (Rev. Ryan) Bradley of Seymour; step daughter, Jaclyn (Andy) Hudson of Seymour; step son, Chris (Teresa) Blair of Seymour; his mother, Charity May of Scottsburg; his father, Odell Combs of Seymour; sisters, Erma Creakman of Austin and Joann Wilson of Scottsburg. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Madison Darlage, Taylor Estep, Baylee Estep, Brooklyn Bradley, Rylan Bradley, Callie Bradley; five step-grandchildren, Brandon Acton, Tray Shephard, Damian Blair, Camryn Hudson and Clark Hudson as well as several uncles, aunts, nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his step-father Joe May, brother-in-law Charles Creakman, and several aunts and uncles.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 24, at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin, with Brother Mike Shuler and Brother Larry Dalton officiating.
Burial will be at New Providence Cemetery in Austin.


CHARLES E. “ED” PENDLETON, 66, of Georgetown died Wednesday, June 22, 2011.
A U.S. Marine veteran, he was a member of the Knights of Columbus Cardinal Ritter Council #1221, VFW Hobart Beach Post 1693, American Legion Post 42 in Floyds Knobs, and St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church. He was a retiree after 45 years with Fischer’s Meat Packing Company in Louisville. He was born on October 7, 1944 in Louisville, to the late Elroy F. and Virginia Mae (Moss) Pendleton.
He is also preceded in death by his daughter, Angie Pendleton and sister, Linda Carpenter.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Jo Ann (Andres) Pendleton; sons, Dwayne Pendleton (Beth) of Jeffersonville, and Matt Pendleton (Leslie) of Greenville; grandchildren, Nataleigh Kabler, Bradley and Elle Pendleton; great grandchild, Bentley Kabler; brothers, Steve Pendleton (Trish), Bobby Pendleton, Rich Pendleton (Jackie), and Tom Pendleton; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. on Friday, June 24, 2011 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany).
His Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2011 at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church (3033 Martin Road, Floyds Knobs, IN) with military honors and burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Donations in Ed’s memory may be made to the Robley Rex Veterans’ Medical Center (800 Zorn Avenue, Louisville, KY 40206 in care of Volunteer Services).


SAMUEL THOMAS “TOMMY” CRAIG, 29, of Greenville died Wednesday, June 22, 2011 due to a brain injury from a severe asthmatic attack.
He was a 2000 Floyd Central High School graduate. He was born on April 13, 1982 in New Albany, to Samuel L. Craig and Rhonda K. (Porter) Mangus.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sister, Lindsey Craig of Louisville; stepfather, Steve Mangus; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, June 24, 2011 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany).
His Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home with burial to follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
Memorial contributions may be made to Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (8201 Corporate Drive, Suite 1000, Landover, MD 20785.


SARAH A. CLEGG, 90, of Scottsburg, died Thursday, June 23, 2011 at Hampton Oaks Health Campus in Scottsburg.
She was born on July 17, 1920 in Doorway, Ky., the daughter of the late Elisha and Dosha (Smith) Bolin. She was retired from Hancock's Drug Store Soda Fountain, was also a former employee of the old Shopper's Mart, a babysitter in her home for many years and a member of the First Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. Clegg on April 19, 1977; six brothers, Alfred, Maurice, Joe, James, Willie & Louis Bolin and three sisters, Grace Napier, Sadie Caudill and Mary Ringo.
Survivors include her daughter, Janice S. Clegg of Scottsburg;  two granddaughters, Dosha Box (Breck) and Sara Helton (Reggie) both of Scottsburg, and three great-grandchildren, Mary Grace Whitman and Seth and Chloe Helton.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, 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 Amedisys Hospice Service c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.


REBA JAUNITA JENKINS, 70, Salem, died Friday, June 24, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born February 15, 1941 in Kentucky to Henry and Vada Holloway Worley. She was a retired employee of Hart's Fireplace in New Albany and a member of Full Gospel Outreach.
She is survived by her husband: Virgil Jenkins; four sons: Ronnie Stephens, Robbie and Gerald Wade, all of Salem, and Randall Stephens of Ashland, Ky.; two daughters: Sharon Asher of Manilla, Ind. and Vickie Farnsley of Salem; a step-son: Billy Jenkins of New Albany; a step-daughter: Jo Ann Hublar of Jeffersonville; two brothers: Coy Worley of Whitley City , Ky. and Roy Worley of Stern, Ky.; two sisters: Helen Bottoms of Columbia, Ky. and Rose Jones of Shelbyville; 15 grandchildren, 7 step-grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 3 step-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son: Danny Wade; a daughter: Carolyn Stephens; three brothers: Loyd, Herman and Thurman Worley; two sisters: Christine Coffee and Joyce Worley; and her parents.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Claysville Cemetery.
Visitation was held on Monday, June 27, 2011 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Tuesday from 8 a.m. until the time of services.


LEELAND PEARL LEWIS, 88, Pekin, died Friday, June 24, 2011 at University of Louisville Hospital.
He was born February 26, 1923 in Burning Springs, Ky. to George Washington and Leona Gibson Lewis. He was a retired farmer and owner of Lewis Sawmill, a member of Big Spring Church of Christ and a World War II Army veteran.
He is survived by two sons: Jerry and Jerral Lewis, both of Salem; two daughters: Linda Hamlin of Indianapolis and Suzy Hampton of Pekin; a brother: Bige Lewis of Indianapolis; four sisters: Florence Murray and Mae Martin, both of Manchester, Ky., Essie Miller and JoAnn Rawlings, both of Salem; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife: Mary Doris Casper Lewis; a daughter: Lauretta Kay Lewis; three brothers: Marion, Sherman and Elijah Lewis; three sisters: Geneva Jean Buchanan, Georgia Miller and Rachel Johnson Roann; and his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 28, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors.
Visitation was held on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will be held on Wednesday from 8 a.m. until the time of services.


Zander Mitchell Burk, Salem, died Tuesday, June 21, 2011.
He is survived by his parents: Kevin and Amanda Burk; his grandparents: Tom and Shirley Burk and Charlie and Tammy Hunter; 2 great-grandparents and several aunts and uncles.
Graveside memorial service will be Greenville Cemetery at 4 p.m. Saturday.
Love Funeral Home handled the arrangements.


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 Saturday, June 11, 2011 at First Southern Baptist Church. Burial followed in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home handled the arrangements.


MARY S. “FRANKIE” HARBESON, 80, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2011 at Corydon Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born in Shelby County, Kentucky on June 30, 1930 the daughter of Ernest, Sr. and Lillian Brown Sutherland. She was retired Assistant Vice President at the Old Capitol Bank in Corydon. She had been employed for 17 ½ years at Old Capitol Bank and 17 ½ years at Farmers State Bank. She was a member of Lincoln Hills Christian Church in Corydon.
She is survived by her husband, Darrell J. Harbeson; a niece, Donna Houghton (Mark); a great-niece and nephews, Emily, John and Ethan Houghton, all of Lanesville.
Funeral services were held at the Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon on Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Pastor Webster Oglesby officiated. Burial followed in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Corydon.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to either VistaCare or to her church.


CLARICE EDITH QUARLES, 95, of Scottsburg, died Sunday, June 26, 2011 at Scott Villa Living Center in Scottsburg.
She was born on October 3, 1915 in Lockesburg, Arkansas, the daughter of the late Willard and Bertha (Rhude) Robbins.  She was a homemaker, a member of the First Baptist Church and the Leota Homemakers Club.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank  Quarles on Feb. 2, 1985; four brothers, John, Alvis, Raymond and Allen Robbins and one sister, Alta Robbins.
Survivors include a son, Kenneth W. Quarles of Scottsburg, Indiana;  two daughters, Noreen Garriott (Sheldon) of Franklin, Indiana and Frances Rush (Harry) of Morristown, Indiana, seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at Collins Funeral Home. Burial followed in Bethel Cemetery in Leota.
Memorial contributions: Bethel Cemetery Association c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, Indiana.


PATRECIA VON BRUTON, 72, of Indianapolis and formerly of New Washington died Wednesday June 22, 2011 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.
She was born on November 13, 1938 in Jeffersonville, the daughter of Earl Thomas and Belvia Bladen. She was a former employee of Western Electric and Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield in Indianapolis. Patrecia loved caring for her garden and flowers.
Survivors include a daughter, Terry Smith (Dan), Indianapolis; sons, Don Bruton (Michelle), Nineveh, Ind. and Gary Bruton (Toni), Martinsville; brother, Ronnie Bladen, New Washington; grandchildren, Dakota, Cody, Kacie and Jessi.
Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 30, 2011 at Grayson Funeral Home, New Washington.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. Thursday until time of service.


PHIL RANDOLPH COLEY, 73, died Sunday, June 26, 2011 at his home.
He was born on November 14, 1937 to George David and Pearl Gaines Coley in Charlestown. He was a Navy Veteran of the Korean War. He was also a machinist, a member of the American Legion Post 35, VFW Post in Jeffersonville, Masonic Lodge Clark #40, and a member of the Eagles of Jeffersonville. He is preceded in death by his parents; a daughter; Sherri Oliver; and a son; Michael Coley.
He is survived by his wife; Carolyn Sue Ward Coley; daughters; Pamela S. Parker (Frank), and Linda K. Graham (Lynn Collins); sons; Kevin Coley (Janetta), Kenneth Coley (Cherri), and John Oliver (Pam); grandchildren; Heather, Brittnie, Amanda, Robbie, Bradley, Tiffany, Kaylee, Angel, Johnna, and Misty; 10 Great-Grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at noon at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial at the Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m., and after 9 a.m. on Thursday.
Military services will be provided by the American Legion Post 335 and VFW Post 1427.
Expressions of sympathy can be sent to the family at Grayson Funeral Home.


RUTH LOUISE MICK, 85, of Otisco, died Thursday June 23, 2011 at The Waters of Scottsburg.
She was born on September 27, 1925 in Charlestown, to Louis and Ruby Reynolds.  She was a member of the Christ Community Nazarene Church in New Albany.  She was a member of the Clark County Hymn Sing for many years.  She loved to play the piano in church and did so most of her life.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Charles Grant Mick; her sister Amelia Evans; her brother Mark Reynolds.
Survivors include her two sons; Alan Mick (Phyllis) and Larry Mick both of Otisco; three grandchildren; Scott Mick (Cindy) of Parker City, IN; Jason Mick (Heather) of Memphis, IN; Lisa Pierce (Chris) of Lexington, IN; five great grandchildren; Chandler, Logan, Aidan, Austyn Marie and Carson Grant.
Funeral services were Monday, June 27, 2011 at Grayson Funeral Home. Burial followed in Otisco Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy to the Kosair Children’s Hospital.


ROSE KELLY, infant daughter of Floyd Kelly and Geneva Ross of Scottsburg,  died Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at University Of Louisville Hospital.
Survivors in addition to her parents include a brother and sister, Colin and Siena Kelly.  Private graveside services were at New Providence Cemetery.Arrangements were by Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.


DONALD H. SMITH, 68, died Sunday at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born on February 8, 1943 to Henry Joseph and Florence Agnes Blixt Smith in Wareham, MA. He is a Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War and a estimator in the architectural industry. He is preceded in death by his parents and daughter; Norma Collins.
Survivors include his wife; Betty Blessett Smith; sons; Donald Jackson (Brenda) of Charlestown, and Timothy Jackson (Kendra) of Richmond, Va.; daughters; Theresa Mayer (Corey) of Berea, Ky., and Florence Trauth (Gary) of Greenville; brothers; Ed Smith (Darlene) of Greenville, Gerald Smith (Jeannie) of Elizabethtown, Ky., Paul Sullivan (Cathy) of New Hampsire, and Robert Smith (Joy) of Cayman Islands; 16 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 2 p.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial at the Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2-8 p.m., and after 9 a.m. on Thursday.




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