Obituaries July 13, 2011 PDF Print E-mail
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THOMAS EUGENE HEDRICK, 59, Salem, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011 in Salem.
He was born on November 15, 1951 in Salem to Harvey T. and Mildred M. Watts Hedrick. He was a former employee of Rosebud Farms, Tecumseh, Kimball Office and the old Smith Cabinet Manufacturing Company, all in Salem. He was also a member of the Salem American Legion Cecil Grimes Post # 41.
Survivors include his sons: Thomas Ray Hedrick of Borden and Jason Hedrick of Salem; his daughter: Monica Robinson of Salem; his step-daughters: Tracey Altemose and Tammy Pollock, both of Salem; his step-son: Timothy Fleenor of Salem; and 9 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter: Bridget Hedrick and a step-daughter: Toni Emmert.
He will be cremated, with services to be held at a later date.
Funeral arrangements were made by Dawalt Funeral Home.

ANNETTE LANHAM, 76, Hardinsburg, died Saturday, July 3, 2011 at Norton Health Care Pavilion.
She was born on November 15, 1934 in Hardinsburg to Luther and Betty Reynolds. She was retired from GKN of Salem.
Survivors include her son: Stephen Lanham of Jeffersonville; her daughter: Lisa McCrady of Campbellsburg; two sisters: Connie Reichert of Louisville and Della Milligan of New Albany; 8 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her grandson: Steven Lanham; and her brother: Walter Reynolds of Hardinsburg.
Funeral services were held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra. Burial followed in Hardinsburg Cemetery.
Visitation was held at Love Funeral Home from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday.

HOWARD DAVID"DAVE" REYNOLDS, 62, of Collierville, Tenn., died April 27, 2011 at Baptist Memorial Hospital.
He was a Vietnam Army veteran and a service manager with Diamond International Trucks.
He is survived by his wife, Dianne Reynolds; daughters, Cassie Howard of Collierville and Jodie Walden of Olive Branch; grandchildren, Landon Casey, Preston Walden, Payton Howard and Chace Howard; brother, Bryan Reynolds of Collierville, and sisters, Marsha Hall  and Lou Ann Bettler, both of Charlestown.
Services were in Collierville, with burial in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

ANNA LEE WYMAN CARTER, 94, died Wednesday, July 6 2011.
She was born in Scottsburg on May 15, 1917 to Chester & Flora Wyman. She was a lifelong member of Scottsburg First Christian Church and the Homebuilders Class. She was an honorary member of Psi Iota Xi and the Eastern Star. She was always involved in PTA and a den leader for Cub Scouts.
She was preceded in death by her husband Harry L Carter and her son, T. Rodney Carter. She is survived by her daughter Sara Anne (Larry) Gulley, her son Harry Dee (Susan) Carter, and daughter-in-law Nancy J Carter; six grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2011 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home.
The family requests memorials to be given to Scottsburg First Christian Church, Scottsburg IN; Rod Carter Needy Children's Fund, 1001 N. Harrison, Salem Middle School, Salem IN 47167; and Forget Me Not Ministries, PO Box 142, Sellersburg IN 47172.

ALLYNE S. BRUNER, 96, died Tuesday, July 05, 2011 at Weston’s Mini Home.
She was born on September 13, 1914 to Ira E. and Cora Alice Ratts Schowe in Clark Co. She was a homemaker and a member of the New Washington Christian Church.
Survivors include her son; James Bruner of Nabb; granddaughters; Amy and Alice; Great grandchild; Aiden.
Funeral services were Thursday, July 7, 2011 at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington, with burial at the Crown Hill Cemetery.

GARY ALLEN JONES, 56, Salem, died Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at his home.
He was born on July 27, 1954 in Indianapolis to Fred Hershel and Helen Meredith Jones. He was a carpenter and a member of Lear Hill Baptist Church, Moose Lodge and the National Guard.
He is survived by his parents; three sons: Jeremy Scott Jones of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Aaron Christopher and Brady Kyle Jones, both of Bloomington; a daughter: Kelly Beth Cornett of Bloomington; two brothers: Larry Jones of Salem and Freddie Walls of Scottsburg; a sister: Linda Martin of Mitchell; and 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister: Patricia Ann Mills.
Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, July 8, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Hop Cemetery.
Visitation was held on Friday from noon until the time of services.

JOHANNA E. SANDERS, 72, of Charlestown, died  Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born February 23, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, she was the daughter of Eugene and Johanna (Meyer) Thuringer who are both deceased.She was a 1956 Troy High School graduate.
On January 11, 1958 in Berkley, Michigan she married her childhood friend Harry Sanders who survives in Charlestown.  The couple moved from Detroit, Michigan in 1961 and started farming.  She was very much involved with the everyday farming life.  She handled the bookkeeping for Sanders Farm Service for 50 years. She was a member of Charlestown Independent Church.
Other survivors include her four children, Diane Sanders of Clarksville, IN, Sharrie Sanders of New York, New York, Edward A. (Frankie M.) Sanders of Charlestown, IN, Charlie Sanders of Clinton Township, Michigan, three grandchildren, Aidan & Liam Sanders of Clinton Township, Michigan, Adam Gardner of Charlestown, IN, one sister, Ellen Zibell of Venice, Florida, Eugene (Pat) Thuringer of Troy, Michigan.
Reverend Brian Tibbs will conduct funeral services at 11:00 AM on Friday, July 8, 2011 at Adams Funeral Home in Henryville, with burial to follow at Bunker Hill Cemetery.
Friends may visit the family on Thursday from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Thursday, July 7, 2011 and after 9:00 AM on Friday at Adams Funeral Home in Henryville.
Memorial donations may be given in memory of Johanna to the American Cancer Society or Bunker Hill Cemetery c/o Adams Funeral Home, 209 S. Ferguson St., Henryville, IN 47126.

JESSE JAMES MIDDLETON, SR., 65, Pekin, formerly of Borden, died Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at his home.
He was born on September 9, 1945 in Disney, Ky. to Walter and Ethel Wynn Middleton. He was an Army veteran of the 121st Airbourne and a retired self-employed general contractor and dog trainer.
Survivors include two sons: Jesse James Middleton, Jr. and Mark Anthony Middleton; two daughters: Angela Christine Mayes and Sherrie Renee Middleton; five brothers: Alonzo, Tom, Billy Ray, Shiril and Parnell Middleton; two sisters: Doris and Freda Middleton; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and four sisters.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation was chosen.
Funeral arrangements were made by Huges-Taylor Funeral Homes.

WILLIAM NEACE, 48, Austin, died Saturday, July 2nd, 2011.
He was born in Scottsburg on July 1, 1963. He attended Rural Street Free Pentecostal Holiness Church in Austin.
He is survived by his daughter: Nancy Renee Helen Sue Neace Campbell of Austin; his son: William Ray Neace of Austin; his step-son: Tyler Lanefields of Austin; his brother: Johnnie Sizemore of Austin; his mother: Nancy Clark of Austin and seven grandchildren.
Graveside Service were held on Friday, July 8th, at White & Roberts Cemetery in Austin, with Rev. Joel Barrett officiating.

BARBARA LOUISE SHERER, 71, of rural Austin, died June 26, 2011 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
She was born March 3, 1940 in Shelbyville, Ky., the daughter of James Barkley and Catherine A. (Summers) Eddleman who are both deceased. She was a 1958 Eastern High School graduate in Louisville; she earned her associates degree at Christian College in Columbia, MO., and her hobbies included basket weaving, cooking and various other arts and crafts. She also enjoyed volunteering at the Scott County Humane Society where she helped care for cats.
On February 3, 1962 in Crestwood, Ky., at Duncan Memorial Chapel she married Donald “Don” Raymond Sherer who survives in rural Austin.
Other survivors include, a son Craig O. (Judy) Sherer of Louisville, Kentucky, a daughter Mary Ann Kaelin-Lee of Georgetown, two sisters, Sharon (Jerry) Finley of Crossett, Arkansas, Susan (James) Spillman of Louisville, Ky.
Cremation was entrusted to Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville.
Memorial donations may be given in Memory of Barbara to Scott County Humane Society in Scottsburg.

DENNIS F. “DENNY” REED, SR., 76, of Georgetown, died July 9, 2011 at his residence.
He served in the United States Navy where he retired in 1975 as a Chief Boiler Technician. During his Navy career, he served in both Korea and Vietnam on board heavy cruisers and destroyers. He also retired after nearly 25 years for Westvaco in Charleston, South Carolina as an iron worker, pipe fitter, welder, and general mechanic. He was a proud member of American Legion Bonnie Sloan Post 28 and VFW Hobart Beach Post 1693 in New Albany.
He was born on March 19, 1935 in Georgetown to the late Foster B. and Faye E. (Stucker) Reed.
He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Teresa Ann Kennedy.
He is survived by his beloved wife of almost 30 years, Margaret Rose (Clifford) Reed; children, Diana L. Russell and Bryan S. Reed; four other children; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Tuesday July 12, 2011 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany).
Contributions in Denny’s memory may be made to Vista Care (391 Quartermaster Court, Jeffersonville, IN 47130).
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GLADYS M. CRAIG, 95, of Scottsburg, died Saturday, July 9, 2011 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
She was born on October 12, 1915 in Atlanta, Ill., the daughter of the late Edward and Bertha(Lakes) Cain.
She was a retired cook at Scottsburg Middle School and also a former Sales Clerk at the old M. Gladstein Store, a member of the Scottsburg United Methodist Church and the Scott Memorial Hospital Guild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Craig, a grandson, Craig Hayes, two brothers, Melvin & Cecil Cain and a sister, Gertie Vondisson.
Survivors include her daughter, Patricia Ann Hayes (Lynn) of Scottsburg; two granddaughters, Lisa Hounshell (Don) of Austin, Indiana and Tina Konkler (John) of Scottsburg, four great grandchildren, Patricia, Billy, Whitley & Darion and two great great grandchildren, Shelby & Sophia.
Funeral services were Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions: To her church c/o Collins Funeral Home.

BETTY JEAN CLAPP, 64, of New Washington died Saturday July 9, 2011 at a friends home in Taylorsville, Ky.
She was born on June 30, 1947 in Louisville to James & Dorothy Propes Rhodes.
Survivors include her brother James L. Rhodes of Louisville.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 1 p.m. at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.

ROSCOE ROBERTS, 64, of Cicero, died Thursday, July 7, 2011 at Riverview Hospital at Noblesville. He was born July 4, 1947 at Neon, Ky. to Cyrus R. and Clara (Gibson) Roberts. They preceded in him death. He was a graduate of Pekin High School and then attended a technical college. He was the owner and manager of Ross Roberts Heating and Cooling Company at Cicero. He was a member of The Worship Center of Hamilton County.
He married Susan Marie (Bartenbach) Roberts who survives him. Also surviving him is a son: Cory M. Roberts of Indianapolis, four daughters: Ginny Roberts and Amy Roberts both of Indianapolis, Stephanie VanGothem and Kelly Roberts both of Cicero, two brothers: Tallmer Roberts and Hairl Roberts both of Martinsburg and five granddaughters.
Funeral services were Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 5 p.m. at Hartley Funeral Homes Cicero Chapel with Pastor Barry LeBlanc officiating.
Burial took place Monday, July 11, 2011 at Mt. Washington Cemetery in Pekin.
Memorial contributions may be made to Gift of Life House, 705 Second Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902.

VICKY CHARLENE BAKER, 50, 50, Fredericksburg, died Thursday, July 7, 2011 at The Waters Nursing Home in Salem.
She was born on February 18, 1961 in Hazard, Ky. to Charlie Baker and Lucy Thompson.
Survivors include her mother and step-father: Garfield Doc Deaton; her siblings: Bernice (Cookie) Walls of Lawrenceburg, Ky., Ronnie Deaton of Fredericksburg, Tonya Deaton Gregory of Fredericksburg, Lavada Deaton Poynter and Bob Deaton, both of Hardinsburg; her children: John Thomas Haub, Jr., of Indianapolis, Bradley Darren Haub and Raven Nan Rachelle Haub, both of Fredericksburg; nine nieces and nephews and four great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, July 10, 2011 at Love's Funeral Home in Palmyra. Burial followed at Hardinsburg Cemetery. Brother J.R. Mullins of Becker Drive Missionary Baptist Church in Louisville officiated.

RACHEL CHARLENE AYERS HOPF, 60, Louisville, formerly of Scottsburg, died Saturday, July 9, 2011.
She is survived by her sister: Kathy Whitworth and was preceded in death by her husband: Dennis Hopf.
A graveside service was held at Odd Fellows Cemetery in New Liberty, Ky. Funeral arrangements were made by Ratterman Funeral Home of Louisville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or St. Agnes Catholic Church.

KEITH K. KEARNS, 86, Salem, died Saturday, July 9, 2011 at Meadowview Health Care Center.
He was born on January 27, 1925 in Hillsdale, Ind. to Grand and Nettie Bowling Kearns. He was a member of First Southern Baptist Church, Montezuma Masonic Lodge #89 and Scottish Rite, Valley of Indianapolis. He was also a World War II and Korean War Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife: Donna Overshiner Kearns; a step-son: Joseph Culver of Louisville; a daughter: Dianne Kearns of Indianapolis; a brother: Paul Scott Kearns of Detroit, Mich.; and a sister: Jane Wall of Los Angeles, Calif.
He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers: Walter, Elmo and Melvin Hickman and Grant Kearns.
Graveside services were held on Tuesday, July 11, 2011 at Helt's Prairie Cemetery in Hillsdale.

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