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Obituaries August 10, 2011 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 09 August 2011 00:00

RUBY EMS BAYLOR, 89
CLEO STEPHENSON, 87
RITA C. BLANKENBAKER, 81
CATHERINE E. ARTHUR, 82
DANIEL A. BOWLING, 29
BELVIA ELIZABETH BLADEN STEWART LAYMAN, 94
EUNICE PEARL KILBURN, 78
ROBERT L. “BOOTS” ANDRES, 58
PAUL L. CORTNER, 75
JAMES EVERETT SPENCER, 81
ROBERT D. "BOB" BUNCH, 76
DONALD EUGENE HALL, 76
FREDERICK “FRITZ” GILL, 75
EDITH  BEGLEY, 88
DOROTHY “DOTTIE” MONTGOMERY PEARSON CALLIS, 89
CHARLES E. “CHARLIE” STILLER, 82
BONNIE HUCKLEBERRY, 75
MCKINLEY "BUD" BOWLING, 83
TAMARA LYNN SANDLIN, 36
SUSANNE NICOLE MCMILLAN, 39
KENNETH “KEN” RAY STACY, 76
WILLIAM “STEVE” STEVEN MANN, SR., 58
PRYSE COLWELL, 81
KENTON “KEN” D. ROBBINS, 63

RUBY EMS BAYLOR, 89, Palmyra, died Friday, July 29, 2011 at The Villas of Guerin Woods in Georgetown.
She was born in Palmyra and was a member of the Palmyra Methodist Church.
Survivors include her two sons: Jerry (Brenda) and R.D. (Julia) Baylor; four granddaughters and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband: Harley “Bud” Baylor and her sister: Mildred Jones.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at Love Funeral Home. Burial followed in Palmyra Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Guerin, Inc. 8037 Unruh Dr., Georgetown, IN 47122.


CLEO STEPHENSON, 87, Salem, died Monday, August 1, 2011 at Meadow View Health Care Center.
He was born on April 20, 1924 in Vernon Township to Wilbur and Mabel Chastain Stephenson. He was the former owner of Smedley Farm Supply, a farmer while working at the National Ag Underwriters Crop Insurance, an area claim specialist for the Indiana NAU, and also served on the former Washington County Memorial Hospital Board for 28 years. He was a member of Westview Christian Church and a WII Army veteran.
He is survived by his wife: Garnelle Johns Stephenson; his son: James K. Stephenson, of Seymour; his daughter: Suzanne Abbott of Jeffersonville; his sister: Juanita Hancock of Muncia; six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and a sister-in-law. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother: Lowell Stephenson; and his sister: Christina Chastain.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, August 4, 2011 at Westview Christian Church. Burial followed at Mt. Tabor Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Weathers Funeral Home.


RITA C. BLANKENBAKER, 81, Salem, died Sunday, July 31, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
She was born on April 10, 1930 in Louisville to Albert and Edith Troxel Thompson. She was a former bookkeeper with Temple & Temple Excavating and Paving in Salem and was a member of the Church of God in Louisville.
Survivors include her sons: Mike L. Blankenbaker of Salem and Rick D. Blankenbaker of Harvard, Ill.; her sister: Helen Cook of Borden; her brothers: Danny Thompson of Borden and Jerry Thompson of Pekin; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Lloyd R. “Bud” Blankenbaker; her sons: Kevin and Gary Blankenbaker; a brother and a great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held on Monday, August 8, 2011 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Burial followed at Crown Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made out to the American Lung Association at 115 West Washington St., Ste1180-South Indianapolis, IN 46204.


CATHERINE E. ARTHUR, 82, Madison, died Monday, August 1, 2011 at Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover.
She was born on November 30, 1928 in Louisville to Edward Austin, Sr. and Rose Anna Williams Arthur. She retired as a registered nurse from Madison State Hospital after 31 years of service. She was a member of the Madison New Testament Church and the Madison Sunshine Homemaker's Club.
Survivors include her sister-in-law: Marilyn Arthur of New Washington; three nephews: Edward Arthur, Jr. and Stanley Arthur, both of New Washington, and Kevin Arthur of Jacksonville, Fla.; her niece: Deborah Truman of New Washington; her close friend who was like a daughter: Maggie Embrey of Madison; and her close friends and caregivers: Yvonne and Hal Davis of Hanover. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother: Edward Austin Arthur, Jr.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville. Burial followed there.
The family requests memorial contributions be made out to the donor's choice.
Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre handled the funeral arrangements.


DANIEL A. BOWLING, 29, Scottsburg, died at Scott Memorial Hospital on July 29, 2011.
He was born May 17, 1982 in Scottsburg, the son of the late Danny Bowling (2006) and Imogene (Gary) (Gambill) Hall of Scottsburg.
Other survivors include, two children, a son Trenton Azel Bowling of Scott County, a daughter, Nicky Spicer of Paris Crossing, two brothers, Ron (Nicole) Bowling of Scottsburg, Ritchie (Kelly) Bowling of Bloomington. He enjoyed playing basketball and baseball.
Services were Thursday August 4, 2011 at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville. Burial followed at Wesley Chapel Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be given in memory of Daniel to the family c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.


BELVIA ELIZABETH BLADEN STEWART LAYMAN, 94, New Washington, died Monday, August 1, 2011 at the University of Louisville Hospital.
She was born on April 7, 1917 to Charles I. and Irene Stoner Dean in Clark Co. She was a retired cook at Central State Hospital in Indianapolis, IN.
Survivors include her son, Ronald Bladen of New Washington; step-sons, William Layman, David Layman, and Tommy Layman all of Sellersburg; step-daughter, Sue of Sellersburg; sister, Katherine Smith of New Washington; four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2011 at 2 p.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington, with burial in the Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be after 12 p.m. on Saturday.


EUNICE PEARL KILBURN, 78, of Scottsburg, formerly of Louisville, died Wednesday August 3, 2011 at the Hickory Creek at Scottsburg.
She was born August 29, 1932 in Jefferson County, Indiana, the daughter of the late Ernest and Nora (Tingle) Aldridge. She was a retired assembly worker for G.E. in Louisville, for more than 25 years, a member of Lick Branch Baptist Church in Deputy, the Local Union # 761 Retirees Club for G.E. and a member of the Moose Lodge # 5 in Louisville.
Survivors include a daughter, Patricia (Charles) Bulington of Scottsburg; two sons, Garry (Jenny) Lutes of Brown County and Terry Lutes of Scottsburg; a brother, Charles Aldridge of Dayton, Ohio; a sister, Margaret Smith of Lexington, Indiana and six grandchildren, Patrick and Cara Bulington, Cody, Ethan, Anna and Ashley Lutes.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011 at Collins Funeral Home with burial to follow in Lick Branch Cemetery in Deputy.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer's Research Foundation c/o Collins Funeral Home.


ROBERT L. “BOOTS” ANDRES, 58, died Tuesday, August 2, 2011 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. with family at his side.
He was a member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus Cardinal Ritter Council #1221. He was loved by all, his laughter and devotion to his faith are inspirational to those who knew him. He was born on November 26, 1952 in New Albany to the late Ambrose “Boody” Andres and Eva F. (Fisher) Andres Libs.
He is also preceded in death by his stepfather, Arthur M. Libs; brothers, Larry Andres; Donald and Robert Libs; and brother-in-law, Charles “Ed” Pendleton.
He is survived by his siblings, Carolyn Gehlbach and her husband, Larry, Jo Ann Pendleton, Vernetta Gettelfinger, and Alice Volpert and her husband, Steve; brother, Bruce Andres; Jane Best and her husband, Dave, Pat Hutt and her husband, Frank, Linda Smith and her husband, Dick, and Cathy Boone and her husband, Wayne; Dick Libs and his wife, Betty; sisters-in-law, Retta Kelly, Bev Libs, and Carol Libs; his loving companion, Diana Goulet; and many nieces and nephews.
The family extends gratitude and appreciation to the staff of the James Graham Brown Cancer Center in Louisville and his many friends of faith for their support and prayers.
The visitation will be from 12-8 p.m. on Sunday, August 7, 2011 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) with reflection time at 6 PM. His 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 Mount St. Francis Center of Spirituality (101 St. Anthony Drive, Mt. St. Francis, IN 47146), St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church (3033 Martin Road, Floyds Knobs, IN 47119), or the Sisters of St. Benedict (802 East Tenth Street, Ferdinand, IN 47532).


PAUL L. CORTNER, 75, Charlestown, died Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at his home.
He was born on September 7, 1935 to Lester and Fanny Cortner in Marysville. He was a retired proud production worker for over 40 years for G.E. Appliance Park in Louisville. He was an Army Reserve Veteran, a member of the American Legion Post 335, Charlestown Masonic Lodge, and the Scottish Rite. He was also a member of the Community Presbyterian Church in Charlestown. He is preceded in death by his parents and his infant son, Steven Wayne Cortner.
Survivors include his wife, Janice Courtney Cortner; son, David Lawrence Cortner of Jeffersonville; daughter, Suzanne Grimes of Charlestown; son-in-law, Richard Grimes of Otisco; granddaughter, Nicole Grimes; brother, James Cortner of Jeffersonville; sisters, Margaret Hayse of Marysville, Janet Whisman of Charlestown, and Carol Ann Wampler of New Washington; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial at Charlestown Cemetery.


PAUL L. CORTNER, 81, Sellersburg, died Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at his home.
He was born on August 3, 1930 to Robert Diggs and Marjorie Anne Worman Spencer in Nashville. He was a Marine Veteran and a retired core drill operator of 35 years for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He also attended Sojurns Christian Church in Louisville. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Patricia Cotcher Spencer; and granddaughter, Sonia Marie Gotner.
Survivors include his daughters, Marjorie Makepeace of Sellersburg, and Gayle Gotner of Everett, Wash.; grandchildren, James Gotner, Charlene Lefebvre, and Andrew Montague; Great-Grandson, Ephraim Lefebvre.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2011 at 2 p.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Visitation will be after 1:30 p.m. Saturday.


ROBERT D. "BOB" BUNCH, 76, of Scottsburg, died Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at his residence.
He was born on December 15, 1934 in Jackson, Michigan, the son of the late Buster and Doris Bunch.  Bob was a former foreman for the old Ratel Corporation in Scottsburg, a retired Lieutenant and former Chief of Police for the Scottsburg Police Department and a former truck driver for I.W.X. in Columbus, Indiana.  He was a member of the Scottsburgh Lodge # 572 F & AM, Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, Amick-Baker-Kellams Lodge # 156 and a veteran of the Indiana Army National Guard.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Delois C. (Smith)  Bunch on July 15, 2009.
Survivors include a companion, Martha Elrod of Scottsburg;  four daughters, Debbie (Larry) Hall of Scottsburg, JoAnn (Wayne Wigginton) McCulloch of Lexington, Connie Sue Basham of Commiskey and Beverly Noble of Austin;  two sons, Mike and Duane Duff both of Scottsburg; a cousin, Janet Haynes of Phoenix, Arizona; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services: 2:00 pm on Saturday at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Masonic Memorial Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kosair Charities c/o Collins Funeral Home.


DONALD EUGENE HALL, 76, of Underwood, died Thursday, August 4, 2011 at University Of Louisville Hospital in Louisville.
He was born on January 10, 1935 in Clark County, the son of the late Truman and Mary (Harris) Hall. He was the former co-owner of the old Hall's Auction Service and a member of the Underwood Baptist Church both in Underwood.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn (Pierce) Hall and a brother, Billy R. Hall.
Survivors include a son, Thomas Hall (Ellen) of Memphis, Indiana; a daughter, Terry Hall-Dean (Terry) of Scottsburg;  a sister, Shirley A. Ballard of Scottsburg;  six brothers, Delbert L. Hall of Scottsburg, Randall A. Hall of Lexington, Ernest  A. Hall of Henryville, Gary L. Hall of Madisonville, Ky., Bruce L. Hall of Bertrand, Missouri and Danny L. Hall of Bradenton, Fla., six grandchildren, Tommy Jason, Jennifer, Amy, Daniel, Eric & Tony and eight great-grandchildren, Jason, Alexis, Colton, Braden, Derrick, Cynthia, Gary Michael & Jackson.
Funeral services will be Monday, Aug. 8, 2011 at Underwood Baptist Church with burial in Sodom Cemetery.
Visitation is from 3-8 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday with all services being held at Underwood Baptist Church.
Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg was in charge of arrangements.


FREDERICK “FRITZ” GILL, 75, of Clarksville formerly of Utica died Friday August 5, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born on November 5, 1935 the son of Walter and Inez Gill in Jeffersonville. He was a former employee of Jeff Boat and a self-employed contractor. He was a member of the Clark County Conservation Club and an avid Hunter and Fisherman.
Survivors include a daughter, Wendy Hollowell, Jeffersonville; sons, Arlin and Richie Gill (Dawn) both of Utica and Steven Gill(Lisa), Jeffersonville; five grandchildren and special friends Linda and Lee Allen James. He was preceded in death by his wife Roberta Gill and a daughter, Tina Gill.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, August 8, 2011 at Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown with burial in Utica Hillcrest Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Monday until time of service.


EDITH  BEGLEY, 88, of  Austin, died Thursday, August 4, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in  New Albany.
She was born in Perry County, Ky. on February 2, 1923, the daughter of the late Jasper and Lizzie (Collins) Mullins.
Survivors include daughters, Nina Begley of Nicholasville , Ky. , Sara Jayne Jones of Sellersburg.
She is also survived by grandchildren. Bill (Janice) Jones, Trevor (Kari) Jones, Travis (Angie) Jones, Jaymie Begley, Chip (John Burchett) Begley, Joey (Teresa) Begley, Eddie (Laura) Baker, Dale (Jill) Baker and 12 great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death are her husband Daniel Boone Begley; Son and daughter-in-law Sam & Lana Begley; daughter  Liz Baker. and sister Elsie Bowling.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Sunday, August, at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin, with Bill Jones officiating.
Visitation will be  Saturday 3 to 8 P.M. and Sunday after 9am  at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Swiss Colony Baptist Church Cemetery in London , KY at 5 PM Sunday.
Memorials can be made to American Arthritis Association in care of the funeral home.


DOROTHY “DOTTIE” MONTGOMERY PEARSON CALLIS, 89, Hanover, died Saturday, August 6, 2011 at King's Daughter's Hospital in Madison.
She was born on May 5, 1922 in Canaan, Indiana to Hubert and Doris Reed Montgomery. She had worked in department stores as a sales lady and had last worked at Kiddie Town in downtown Madison for twenty five years. She was a member of the Madison Presbyterian Church, the Madison Elks Lodge No. 524 and Phi Beta Psi Sorority.
Survivors include her son: Frank (Cate) Pearson of Hanover; her grandchildren: Kirsten Pearson and Jessi Pearson Randall; her great-grandchildren: Kamryn Cantu and Brady Randall; two step-sons: Keith and Cleve Callis, both of Madison; her step-grandchildren: Joe, Jacob and Missy Callis; her step-great-grandchildren: Emily and Megan Callis; two sisters: Anna Mae Whitton of Madison and Linda Shoemaker of Pleasantview, Tenn.; her sister-in-law: Emma Jean Montgomery of Madison; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband: Frank L. Pearson; her second husband: Dixie V. Callis; her grandson: Shane Pearson; her brothers: Hubert “Chuck” and Kenneth “Penn” Montgomery; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Thelma Montgomery, Tad and Mary Sue Callis, Nellie Jones and Harold Whitton.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at Madison Presbyterian Church. Visitation will be held from noon until the time of services on Wednesday. Burial will follow in Grandview Memorial Gardens in Madison.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Madison Presbyterian Church.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.


CHARLES E. “CHARLIE” STILLER, 82, died Friday, August 5, 2011 at Norton's Hospital in Louisville.
He was born to Charles Edward Stiller and Ruth Denton Proctor in Henderson County, Ky. He was a retired Mfg. Representative with the Great Plains Farm Implement Co., a WW II Navy veteran and a member o fOtisco Community Church in Otisco.
Survivors include his wife: Aloma D. Jacobi Stiller; his children: Terry (Jack) Tinsley of Douglasville, Ga., Cristi (John) Carson of New Albany, and Kimber (Doug) Sawyer of Atlanta, Ga.; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters: Mary Lou Proctor and Estelle Zint.
Funeral services were held on Monday, August 8, 2011 at the Kraft Charlestown Rd. Funeral Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made out to the charity of the donor's choice.


BONNIE HUCKLEBERRY, 75, a resident of Lutheran Community Home in Seymour formerly of Seymour and Austin died Sunday, August 6, 2011.
She was born August 17, 1935 in Fort Ridge, Tenn., she was the daughter of William Joseph Kelly and Bertha Mae (Norwood) Kelly who are both deceased. She was a 1955 Austin High School graduate. She was the night manager at the former Park & Eat Restaurant in Scottsburg for 11 years. Then retired from Pereitom Packaging as a product inspector after 25 years of service. She also worked part time as a housekeeper at Shields House in Seymour. She was a member of Wesley Chapel Church, loved to paint pictures, draw, and pass time working puzzles.
Survivors include a brother, Ted Kelly of San Antonio, Texas, a sister-in-law, Carolyn Jean Kelly of Seymour, A brother-in-law Chester House of Provo, Utah, 22 nieces and nephews and several great nieces and nephews.
Brothers, Ronald Kenneth Kelly, Eulyss Kelly, George Kelly, Jay Kelly, and sister, Lavada House, preceded her in death.
Funeral services and a time of remembrance will be celebrated at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville, with burial to follow at Wesley Chapel Cemetery.
Friends may visit the family two hours prior to the service starting at 11 a.m. on Wednesday.
Memorial donations may be given in memory of Bonnie to the Wesley Chapel Cemetery c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, Indiana 47229


MCKINLEY "BUD" BOWLING, 83, of  Austin, died Friday, August 5, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital in  Jeffersonville.
He was born in Whitesburg, Ky. on July 11, 1928, the son of the late Walter and Pheba (Lewis) Bowling.
He was the Founder and Builder of  Trinity House of Prayer in  Austin.
Survivors include his wife, Polly (Richie) Bowling of Austin, whom he married June 7, 1978; daughter, Trena Gates of Austin; sons, Dana Bowling of Austin, Lee Bowling of Austin; step-daughter, Melinda Webster of North Carolina; step-sons, Larry Richie of Austin, Danny Richie of Austin and a brother Lloyd Bowling of Vico, Ky.
He is also survived by grandchildren, Raymond Wayne Bowling of Austin, Kimberlin Gail Bowling of Louisville, Ky., Heather Dawn Jones of Austin, Larry Lee Bowling of Austin, Tammy Ann Hurt of Austin, Jeff Richie of Clarksville, Lori Richie of Clarksville, Wesley Richie of Charlestown, Shannel Webster of North Carolina, Danial Webster of North Carolina. and several great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by a son, Michael Bowling, 2 brothers, Lloyd and Cleveland Bowling.
Funeral services were Tuesday, August 9, at Trinity House of Prayer, Austin, with Rev. Bert Ford officiating. Burial followed at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.


TAMARA LYNN SANDLIN, 36, of  Austin, died Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 at Scott Memorial Hospital in  Scottsburg.
She was born in Scott County, IN on August 27, 1974.
Survivors include her husband, Earl  Sandlin of Austin; a daughter, Kyleigh "Rhonda" Marie Shell of Salem; a son, Tyson Andrew Shell of Salem; her mother, Linda (Payton) Smith of Seymour; step-daughters, Heather Sandlin of Seymour, Sana Fe Sandlin of Seymour, Winter Dawn Sandlin of Seymour; step-son, Anthony Sandlin of Seymour; sisters, Tamara Jane Helton of Texas., Dee Bowling of Indianapolis, Glenda Helton of Seymour, Brandy Buckner of Seymour, Misty Fawn Buckner of Seymour, Tracy Allison of Austin; a brother, Kenny Bruce Buckner, Jr. of Seymour.
Funeral services were Monday, August 8, at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin, with Rev. Jim Donahue officiating. Cremation to followed.


SUSANNE NICOLE MCMILLAN, 39, of  Watertown, Mass.. died August 4, 2011 at her home.
She was born in Scottsburg on April 24, 1972.
Survivors include her parents, Jimmy and Sharon Williams of Austin; a brother, Kevin Williams of Hanover; maternal grandmother, Rosella Trabue of Austin; paternal grandmother, Ella Kilburn of Austin.
Cremation was chosen.
A Private Memorial Service will be at a later time.


KENNETH “KEN” RAY STACY, 76, Charlestown, died Monday, August 1, 2011 at his home.
He was born on November 18, 1934 in Happy, Ky. to Lloyd and Effie Stacy.
Survivors include his wife: Emily Stacy; his sons: Wayne (Donna), Tim (Julie), David (Mary Jo) and Kenneth (Diane) Stacy; his daughter: Kathy (Ron) Zimmerman; his brothers: Otis, Skip Denver and Dough Stacy; his sisters: Thelma Day, Ella Mae Suffridge and Susie Stacy; 20 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, four siblings and three grandsons.
A celebration of his life was held at the American Legion Iroquois Post 229. His body was bequeathed to the University of Louisville's Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology.
Memorial contributions may be made out to the American Legion Iroquois Post 229.


WILLIAM “STEVE” STEVEN MANN, SR., 58, Madison, died Sunday, August 7, 2011 at his home.
He was born on September 30, 1952 in Milan, Ind. to William M. Mann and Madonna J. Wright Roberts. He last worked as a shop foreman at Adams Fabricating for several years. He was a Christian and a member of the NRA.
Survivors include his wife: Patricia “Patsy” Kabrich Mann of Madison; his son: Wiliam Steven Mann, Jr. and his fiancée Tina Karr of Madison; his granddaughter: Tayler Mann of Madison; his sister: Joyce (Philip) Pullins of Madison; his step-mother: Lillian Myrl Kremer Mann of Madison; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sisters: Sandy and Susan Mann; his brother: William Mann; his grandparents: William H. and Ethel Gail Feeback Mann and Walter and Anna Wright.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at the First Assembly of God Church in Madison. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of services.
The family requests memorial contributions be made out to the First Assembly of God Church or the Tayler Mann Educational Fund.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.


PRYSE COLWELL, 81, of Seymour, a former 40 year resident of Crothersville, died Sunday, August 7, 2011 at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
He was born February 18, 1930, in Perry County, Kentucky, the son of Sam and Nancy Ann (Grigsby) Colwell who are both deceased. He retired from the American Can Company in 1981 in Austin, after working 30 years. He was married November 15, 1947 in Scottsburg, to Opal E. (Seal) Colwell she preceded him in death on January 20, 1990.
Survivors include five children, Donna (Butch) Crafton of Shelbyville, Patricia (Nick) Newland of Seymour, Tony (Barbara) Colwell of Seymour, Danny (Cheryl) Colwell of Seymour, Pryse Duane (Debbie Helt) Colwell of Seymour, a sister Cleda Mae Combs of Seymour, twenty three grandchildren, thirty five great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
He was an avid fisherman and hunter where he enjoyed spending time on the White River and a member of the White River Fish & Game Club in Seymour.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Curt Colwell (1995), & two grandchildren.
Buddy Henry, a grandson, will conduct funeral services at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.
Friends may visit the family on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 from 4-8 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory and after 9 a.m. on Thursday August 11, 2011 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory.
Memorial donations may be given in memory of Pryse to White River Fish & Game Club, American Heart Association or American Cancer Society c/o Adams Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229


KENTON “KEN” D. ROBBINS, 63, Victoria, Texas, formerly of the Scott County area died Aug. 5.
He was born June 16, 1948 in Louisville, the son of Ernest Robbins and Grace Hall Robbins Dietz. He was a retired oil rig worker.
He is survived by his daughter, Angela Brewer, Fla.; sisters, Patricia Cooper, Ash Fork, Ariz., Margaret Baker, Indianapolis, Phyllis Lovell, Speed, Ind., Karen Walker, Lexington, Ind.; Brother, Leon Robbins, Sellersburg.
He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister Lois Robbins.
Services will be Thursday, Aug. 11 at 1:30 p.m. at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Burial will take place at Lexington Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Thursday until time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Crown Hospice, c/o Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N 1st St., Scottsburg IN 47170.




 

 

 

 

 

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