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Obituaries August 24, 2011 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 23 August 2011 00:00

GERALDINE A. “JEAN” HILL LEDBETTER, 81
VERNON R. CHUPP, 69
KAYLA MARIE JONES, 18
LAURA S. MCRAE BOWLING, 59
M. AUDREY MOSER, 95
ANNA MAY HARRELL, 93
PATTY J. CALHOUN, 73
JAMES A. “BOBO” BRANNON, 66
SUZIE OWENS, 88
RICHARD EDWARD (PIZZA MAN) OLSON, 69
OPAL F. FLOYD, 94
JOHN E. VANLANINGHAM, 90
PASTOR ALEX MCINTOSH, 80
MARY E. “LIBBY” DANIEL, 84
LAURA ELLEN NOBLE, 76
MARY L. (BACHMAN) SCHMIDT, 88
DONNA L. WHITSITT, 51
STEVEN WAYNE DUNCAN, 54
JAMES EDWARD KEOWN, 79
TAMMY PACHAL SIZEMORE, 41
CHARLES W. SEXTON, 59
RONALD ZINK, 70,
SARAH F. HUFF, 87
DREW E. SEARS, 25,
MAJOR DON SIDWELL, 70
MARY LOU EMILY, 67

GERALDINE A. “JEAN” HILL LEDBETTER, 81, New Albany, died Monday, August 15, 2011 at her residence.
She was born on November 8, 1929 in Harrison County to the late Frank and Martha Deuser Hill. She was a sales clerk with the old Fair Store in New Albany for 19 years.
Survivors include her husband: Walter F. Ledbetter, Sr.; her children: Gloria (John) Gehlbach of Marengo, Walter F. (Gloria) Ledbetter, Jr. of Clarksville, Roger (Pamela) and Alan (Jennifer) Ledbetter, both of New Albany; her siblings: Kathleen Medcalf of Memphis, Marilyn “Ruthie” (Pat) Miller of Corydon, Darrell (Diane) Hill of Palmyra, Paul (Barbara) Hill of Sellersburg, and Joyce Condra of Clarksville; nine grandchildren: John Gehlbach, Jr., Greg and Jeff Gehlbach, Renea Nein, Pam Ottersbach, Amanda Weber, Amy Johnson, Andrea Shell and Shane Ledbetter; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, August 20, 2011 at the Kraft Spring Street Chapel. Burial followed at Vernon Cemetery in New Albany.
Memorial contributions made be made to the Floyd County Animal Shelter or the Humane Society.


VERNON R. CHUPP, 69, Vallonia, died Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at his home.
He was born on February 2, 1942 in Kosciusko County, Ind. to Rudy and Fannie Miller Chupp. He was a farmer and a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Survivors include his wife: Mattie Bontrager Chupp; eight sons: David (Wilma) and Rudy (Mary) Chupp, both of Shipshewana, Ind., Paul (Loretta) and Daryl Chupp, both of Middlebury, Ind., and William, Aaron, Benjamin and John Chupp, all of Vallonia; four daughters: Rebecca (Sam) Fisher of Shipshewana, Joann (Robert) and Sara (John) Miller, both of Middlebury, and Esther (Harry) Yoder of Goshen; seven brothers: Mel (Loretta), Lloyd (Edith) and Dave (Lena), all of Topeka, Ind., Lester (Linda) and Norman (Pam) Chupp, both of Napannee, Ind., Rudy (Beth) Chupp, Jr. of Chouteau, Okla. and John (Ruth ) Chupp of Sugar Creek, Oh; four sisters: Inez (Norman) Hostettler of Mio, Mich., Anna Mae (Harley) Yoder of Millersburg, Ind.; Edna (Floyd) Chupp of Goshen and Mary Ellen Chupp of Nappanne; and 26 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers: Delbert (Ruby) and Ray (Marti) Chupp.
Funeral services were held Friday, August 19, 2011 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bontrager in Shipshewana. Burial followed in East Barrens Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Weathers Funeral Home in Salem.


KAYLA MARIE JONES, 18, Scottsburg, died Monday, August 15, 2011.
She was born on January 25, 1993 in Indianapolis to Michael W. and Jennifer L. Jones.
Survivors include her parents; her brother: Michael Jones; her sister: Sarah Jones; her grandparents: Gary and Becky Burdine, Sr. and Roy and Bonnie Jones; several aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandfather: Terry Mattingly and an aunt: Crystal Burdine-Crowe.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, August 18, 2011 at G. H. Herrmann East Street Funeral Home in Indianapolis. Burial followed at New Crown Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the James Whitcomb Riley Memorial Association, 50 South Meridian Street Suite 500, Indianapolis, IN 46209.


LAURA S. MCRAE BOWLING, 59, Pekin, died Saturday, August 13, 2011 at Meadow View Health and Rehab Center in Salem.
She was born on January 6, 1952 in New Albany to the William Arthur and Cora Frances Frakes McRae. She formerly worked for the old B-Bar-B Mfg. Company in New Albany.
Survivors include her husband: Jesse H. Bowling, Sr. of Pekin; her son: Jesse H. Bowling, Jr. of Pekin; her granddaughter: Hannah Bowling of Pekin; her sister: Darlene Bishop of New Albany; her brothers: Billy, Eddie and Larry McRae, all of New Albany; and her nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister: Donna Ashby; and her brother: Tommy McRae.
Funeral services were held Thursday, August 18, 2011 at the Kraft Charlestown Road Chapel.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to Meadow View Health and Rehab Center, 999 Anson St., Salem, IN 47167.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Kraft Funeral Services in New Albany.


M. AUDREY MOSER, 95, New Albany, died Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Perry County, Ind. to Leonidas and Virginia Gilbert. She was retired from the Seagram's Distillery after 39 years of service and a member of St. Mark's United Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband: Stanley E. Moser; her sister-in-law: Zella Gilbert; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers: Gordon, Napoleon and Lowell Gilbert; and her sister: Jane Dorsey.
Funeral services were held on Friday, August 19, 2011 at the Oak Street Chapel in New Albany. Burial followed in SCI-Graceland Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark's United Church of Christ.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Homes.


ANNA MAY HARRELL, 93, died Monday, August 15, 2011 at her home.
She was born on March 19, 1918 to Horace W. and Katie R. Guthrie Melone in Anchorage, KY. She was homemaker, tour guide for the Howard Steamboat Museum for several years, formerly active in 4-H, enjoyed quilting and crafts, and was a member of the Community Presbyterian Church. She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Glen P. Harrell who passed away on September 20, 2001.
Survivors include her daughter, Susan A. Harrell of Jeffersonville, IN; son, Perry Harrell of Jeffersonville, IN; sister, Ruth Klingenfus of La Grange, KY.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 2pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial at the Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday after 10 a.m.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana at 624 E. Market St. New Albany, IN 47150 or the Howard Steamboat Museum at 1101 E. Market St. Jeffersonville, IN 47130.


PATTY J. CALHOUN, 73, of Scottsburg, died Saturday August 13, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
She was born October 23, 1937 in Lexington, Ky., the daughter of the late Andrew and Ruby (Martin) Collins. She was married to Billy Calhoun, who died in 2003. She was a homemaker, attended the Kimberlin Creek Baptist Church in Scottsburg, and was a member of the Scottsburg Senior Citizens.
Survivors include four sons: Butch & Andy Collins both of Florida and Billy Lee Calhoun of Florida & James Calhoun of Alabama; a brother: John Collins of Lexington, Ky.; a sister-in-law: Sidney Napier of Lexington, Ind. and several grandchildren, nieces & nephews.
Memorial services were Friday, Aug. 19, 2011 at Craig Park Community Room.
Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg handled the arrangements.


JAMES A. “BOBO” BRANNON, 66, of New Salisbury died Monday, August 15, 2011 at home with family at his side.
He was a retired painter from Ford Motor Company.
He was born on October 7, 1944 in Linden, Indiana to the late Stanley E. and Florence (Priddy) Brannon.
He is also preceded in death by his sister, Lanelle Johnson.
He is survived by his sons, Jimmy Brannon (Jackie) of Greenville and Jeff Brannon (Christy Ciufo) of Elizabeth; sisters, Marjorie Brannon (Charlie Sabo) of Louisville, Nancy Blevins (Bernie) of New Albany, and Debbie Brannon of Lanesville; grandchildren, Brittany Bielasiak, Chase and Jefferson Brannon; and former wife, Jackie (Schickel) Brannon.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 PM on Thursday, August 18 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany, IN 47150.
His Funeral Service will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 19 in the Paul F. Kraft, Sr. Memorial Chapel at the funeral home with burial to follow at Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Jeffersonville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Association (Development Department, 27001 Agoura Road, Suite 250, Calabasas Hills, CA 91301) or Hosparus – the Community Hospice of Southern Indiana (624 East Market Street, New Albany, IN 47150).


SUZIE OWENS, 88, a resident of the Lutheran Community Home and a former resident of Crothersville, died Tuesday, August 16, 2011.
She was born December 17, 1922 in Bethlehem, Ind., the daughter of the late Fred & Martha (Hawkins) Solsberry. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Crothersville, Crothersville Senior Citizens and the ladies auxiliary of the VFW post # 1083 in Crothersville. She married William C. Owens on October 7, 1943 who preceded her in death on October 25, 1988. Survivors include, three children, two sons, Jerald W. (Karen) Owens of Seymour, Darrell G. (Patti) Owens of Columbus, a daughter Vickie Sue Marshall of Seymour, six grandchildren, Shelly (Mark) Turner of Michigan, William “Billy” Owens of Florida, Patrick Wayne Owens of Columbus, Brian Shane Owens of Paris Crossing, Jonathon Marshall of Vallonia, Ginger Marshall of Indianapolis, seven great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter.
One brother Fred Solsberry, one sister, Catherine Solsberry, one step sister, Oley Vest preceded her in death.
Reverend Jon Pearce will conduct funeral services at 1 p.m. Friday, August 19, 2011 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.
Friends may visit the family from 10 a.m. until time of service on Friday.
Memorial donations may be given in memory of Suzie to the First Baptist Church of Crothersville, Crothersville Senior Citizens, or ladies auxiliary post #1083 c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, Indiana 47229


RICHARD EDWARD (PIZZA MAN) OLSON, 69, of Scottsburg, died Thursday, August 11, 2011 at his residence.
He was born on September 7, 1941 in Calument, Mich., the son of the late Henry Wallford and Helen (Parika) Olson.  He was a retired prep cook and dishwasher for Pizza Hut in Scottsburg.
Survivors include, three stepchildren, Juanita Fisher, Loretta Webb and Adam Fisher all of Charlestown; four sisters, Marlene Makela, Carol Olson and Donna Allen all of Michigan and Sharon Sturos of Oregon; two brothers, William Henry Vanbanlsky of Wisconsin and Kenny Lasko of Plymouth, Ind.; a nephew, Steven Morris of Scottsburg and 12 grandchildren.
Cremation was chosen with services at a later date.  Memorial Contributions: To the Family c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, Indiana.


OPAL F. FLOYD, 94, Salem, died Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at The Waters of Salem.
She was born on August 8, 1917 in Pekin to the late Alva and Zella A. Voyles Hobson. She was a retired cook with the East Washington School System. She was also a member of the Bunker Hill Christian Church in Salem and attended the Blue River Baptist Church.
Survivors include her sons: Robert W. (Jewel) and Roger K. (Bonnie) Floyd, both of Salem; her sister: Jean Clark of Pekin; her brothers: Wesley Hobson of Pekin and Harold Hobson of Salem; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, a sister and her husband: Samuel E. Floyd.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, August 20, 2011 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Burial followed at Olive Branch Cemetery in Pekin.


JOHN E. VANLANINGHAM, 90, formally of Salem, died Tuesday, August 16, 2011at the Hospice of South Central Indiana Hospital in Columbus.
He was born on November 15, 1920 to the late Roy and Cora Pearl Mills Vanlaningham. He was a retired machine operator with Porter Paint, a member of the Blue River Masonic Lodge #457 and an Army Veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his daughters: Rosemary Snider and Rita Kay Rittman, both of Columbus; his brother: Harry Vanlaningham of Salem; his sister: Corean Davis of Dansville, Ind.; five grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife: Helen Louise Ratcliff.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, August 20, 2011 at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem. Burial followed at Hardinsburg Cemetery


PASTOR ALEX MCINTOSH, 80, of Bloomington and formerly of Salem and Austin, died Saturday, August 20, 2011 with his family & hospice caring for him at his home.
He was born April 17, 1931, in Chavies, Kentucky to Isaac and Cora (Burton) McIntosh. He graduated from Austin High School in 1950. He was a former employee at the U.S. Shoe Corp in Crothersville and sold Empire life insurance early in his life. On March 14, 1952 in Austin, Indiana he married Irene M. (Mitchell) McIntosh who survives in Bloomington. He was a member of Gods Army. On September 3, 1958 Alex was saved at Austin Main street Church of God, from that time on he started serving God with his hymnal and bible at the pulpit where he served as a youth leader and a Sunday school teacher.
He ministered at several churches and filled many pulpits during his evangelistic ministry. In 1964 he was called to start the Seymour Church of God from the ground up then he ministered at Shelbyville Church of God. He was called to move back to Austin to start Austin Community Church of God where he served for ten years. He then went to Portage, IN to the Mulberry Church of God ministering a short time there before moving back down south to Pekin Church of God. He was called back to minister at Austin Community Church of God for three years before being called to Salem, Indiana to the Westside Baptist Church of Salem for sixteen years. Alex was a man after Gods own heart, loved people and loved saving the lost. After filling the pulpit full time he started his evangelistic ministry by preaching at several churches including the most recent churches-Seymour Cathedral Of Praise, Linton Church of God, Mitchell Church of God, North Vernon Church of God, Butlerville Mennonite Church where his last sermon was preached just three weeks ago.
Other survivors include, his children, a daughter and her husband, Teresa Sue McIntosh & Mark V. Pitman of Bloomington, a son and his his wife, Douglas E. & Sherry A. McIntosh of Bedford, eight grandchildren, Shadron T. (Marcie) Baker of Brownsburg, Shannon M. Baker of Bloomington, Brian D. (Rebecca) McIntosh of Huron, Brandon L. (Lori) McIntosh of Bedford, Shanice A. McIntosh of Bedford, Cami N. Barnett of Columbus, Keith McLaughlin of Michigan City, Kayla (Corey) Harper of Bedford, 13 great-grandchildren, one brother, Seldon (Jean) McIntosh of Pennsylvania, two sisters, Elva King of Crothersville, Clara Mae (Charles) Cole of Austin.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Paul, Isaac, Elbert, Fred McIntosh, two sisters, Mary Hignite and Lois Sue McIntosh.
Brother Jeff Robinson - Church of God Administrative Bishop & Alex’s son – Douglas E. McIntosh will conduct funeral services at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville with burial to follow at New Providence Cemetery.
Friends may visit after 9 a.m. on Wednesday at Adams Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to the family for Alex’s favorite charities and ministries c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229.


MARY E. “LIBBY” DANIEL, 84, Georgetown, died Sunday, August 21, 2011 at her home.
She was born on June 5, 1927 in Denver, Kentucky the daughter of Edgar and Sarah Blair. She was retired from Brown-Williamson Tobacco Co. and was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxillary # 3281. She was an avid lover of Bluegrass Music, sports and gardening.
She was preceded in death by a grandson-Daniel Hanger and 6 brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her husband of 63 and a half years, Roy Daniel of Georgetown; one son, Garland Daniel of West Palm Beach, Fla.; two daughters, Rosemary Reed (Kenneth) of Georgetown; Sarah Hanger (Ron) of Lanesville; one brother, Arlie Blair of Louisville; three sisters, Glada Daniel  of Pekin; Vertrice Graham of Campton, Ky.; Tryphena Wilson of Scottsburg; three grandchildren, Charles Lynch, Jessica Hanger and Elizabeth Miller. She was a second mother to special nieces and nephews, Mike, Andrea, Karen, Marlena, Fran and Kay. She is also survived by numerous other nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were were Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home. Burial followed in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana.


LAURA ELLEN NOBLE, 76, of  Austin, died Saturday, August 20, 2011 in Austin.
She was born in Barwick, Ky. on February 17, 1935, the daughter of the late Malcom and Cora (Farler) Neace. She was a member of Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in  Crothersville. She was employed at Holiday Inn and retired from U.S. Shoe in Crothersville, IN.
Survivors include her husband, Odum Noble, Sr. of Austin; daughters, Sue Baker of Columbus, Theresa Scott of Austin; a son, Speedy Noble of Austin; sisters, Susie Baker of Chavies, Ky., Frances Smith of Franklin, Ohio., Loucinda Bowling of Jackson, Ky., Bessie White of Uniontown, Maxine Marshall of Austin; brothers, Dan Neace of Chavies, Ky., Henry Neace of Franklin, Ohio, Jimmy Neace of Ohio, Malcom Neace, Jr. of Florida. She is also survived by five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin, with Rev. Samuel White officiating.
Burial will be at Spurgeon Cemetery in  Austin.


MARY L. (BACHMAN) SCHMIDT, 88, of Floyds Knobs, died August 20, 2011.
She was a member of St. Mary’s Navilleton Catholic Church for over 65 years. For many of those years, people who attended the annual church picnic enjoyed her homemade dumplings; she was the expert. She was active in the St. Anne’s Altar Society at Navilleton for years. She was a devoted wife and mother who leaves a legacy of a good work ethic, unconditional love for family and friends, and an unending devotion to her Catholic faith.
She was born on January 12, 1923 in Lanesville, to the late Herman and Celesta M. (Messing) Bachman. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Raymond B. Schmidt; son, Ray Schmidt; siblings, Melba “Bobbie” Schueler and Kathleen Kahlan; and granddaughter, Julie Greer.
She is survived by her children, Gerald Schmidt (Patricia), James Schmidt (Linda), John Schmidt (Nina), Janice Schmidt, Sharon Gossman (Steve), Linda Miller, Lisa Schmidt, and Diana Williams; brother, Herman “Junie” Bachman, Jr. (Dori); 10 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany). A Rosary Service will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.
Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 25, at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church (3033 Martin Road, Floyds Knobs) with burial to follow at St. Mary’s Navilleton Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Navilleton Catholic Church for Mass for her intention (7500 Navilleton Road, Floyds Knobs, IN 47119).


DONNA L. WHITSITT, 51, of Deputy, Indiana, died Friday, August 19, 2011 at her residence.
She was born on November 25, 1959 in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of the late Jacob M. Hansrote Sr. and Joanne G. (Ruff) Hansrote. She was a former employee of the old Holm Industries in Scottsburg.
Survivors include her husband, Gary  Whitsitt; a daughter and son, Coralee Whitsitt and Grizlee Whitsitt both of Deputy, Indiana; her mother, Joanne G. Hansrote of Deputy, Indiana; a  brother, Jacob M. Hansrote of Austin;  four sisters, Denise A. Lemieux of Scottsburg, Darlene A. Curl of Crothersville, Joanne L. Lewis of Austin and Doreen Austin of Ohio and several nieces & nephews.
Services will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Pisgah Cemetery.  Visitation is after 10 a.m. Wednesday until the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family c/o Collins Funeral Home.


STEVEN WAYNE DUNCAN, 54, Martinsburg, died Friday August 19, 2011 in Jeffersonville.
He was born June 15, 1957 to Eldred “Bud” and Betty Crabtree Duncan in Clark County. He was a lead electrician with Jeff Boat in Jeffersonville. He was a family man and loved his time with the family as well as his Harley Davidson.
Survivors include his wife of 23 years, Valerie S. Duvall Duncan; a daughter, Nicole Marie Hess and husband Tyson, New Albany; sons, David Austin Duncan and Steven Tyler Duncan; two grandchildren, Mason and Norah Hess; his mother, Betty Duncan Kahl of Clarksville; sisters, Kathy Flanagan of Clarksville, Janie Miller and husband Bob of North Carolina and a brother Troy Duncan and wife Amie of Indianapolis.
His Funeral Service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Kraft Charlestown Rd. Chapel with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
Expressions of sympathy to Charity of Choice.


JAMES EDWARD KEOWN, 79, of Jeffersonville died Friday August 19, 2011 at the Kentuckiana Medical Center.
He was born on July 27, 1932 the son of Charlie and Veatrice Keown in Roundhill, Ky. He was a retired forklift operator and a member of the Kehoe Lane Church of God and an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include a son, Gerald W. Keown, Enon, Ohio two daughters, Teresa Reynolds and Janel E. Keown both of Jeffersonville; sister, Sharon Rossbottom, Jeffersonville; three brothers, Dexter and Hastle Keown both of Louisville, Charles Keown, Floyd Knobs; 3 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Carolyn Beatrice Keown on December 13, 2003, sister Peggy Trulock and a brother Elmon Ray Keown, Sr.
Funeral services were Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown. Burial followed in Walnut Ridge Cemetery.


TAMMY PACHAL SIZEMORE, 41, of  Austin, died Friday, August 19, 2011 at Scott Villa Living Center in  Scottsburg.
She was born in Scottsburg, on October 3, 1969, the daughter of the late Paschel and Edith Marie (Creviston) Roy.
Survivors include her daughters, Krystal Casey Sizemore of Austin, Kendra Cheyenne Sizemore of Austin; son, Johnny Sizemore of Austin; sisters, Sherry Jones of Clarksville, Hope Stidham of Clarksville, Beverly Baker of Chavies, Ky., Pasha Hanner of Nashville, Tenn.; brothers, Ricky Baker of Hazard, Ky., Darin Hanner of Austin, Tony Hanner of Austin.
She is preceded in death by her parents and a brother Tracy Hanner.
Graveside services were Tuesday, August 23, at Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Austin. Rev. Joe Arevalos officiated.
Buchanan Funeral Home handled the arrangements.


CHARLES W. SEXTON, 59, of  Scottsburg, died Saturday, August 13, 2011 in Scottsburg.
He was born in Byrdstown, Tenn. on April 9, 1952, the son of the late  Harold and Dimple (Flowers) Robbins who survives him of Austin. He was a member of Church of Christ in  Austin.
Survivors include a son, Eric Sexton of Austin; sister, Barb Sexton of Bloomington. He is also survived by one grandchild.
Funeral services were Sunday, August 21, at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin. Burial followed at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in  Austin.


RONALD ZINK, 70, Salem, died Saturday, August 20, 2011 at Meadow View Health Care Center.
He was born on November 10, 1940 in Salem to Robert and Eska Bernice Miller Zink. He was the retired co-owner of The Spoke & Sprocket in Salem.
He is survived by his wife: Elizabeth “Lisa” Conrad Zink. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers: Robert Eugene and Jerry Lee Zink.
Funeral services were held on Monday, August 22, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home.


SARAH F. HUFF, 87, Salem, died Saturday, August 20, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
She was born on August 23, 1923 in Taylorsville, Ky. to the late Sylvester T. and Stella Calvert McKinley. She retired in 2005 from Hoosier Uplands and was a former employee of the old Leweb Industries in Salem and the Washington County Food Bank. She was also a member of the First Christian Church in Salem.
Survivors include her daughter: Betty Johnson of Salem; her sons: Roy M. and Ray L. Huff, both of Salem, and Macky Joe Huff of Palmyra; her brother: J.C. McKinley of New Albany; 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Washington County Food Bank, P.O. Box 128 Salem, IN 47167.


DREW E. SEARS, 25, New Salisbury, died Saturday, August 20, 2011 at his home.
He was born in Louisville to Richard and Armintie Kemp.
Survivors include his parents; his fiancé: Samantha Dennison; his grandparents: Charles and Pauline Baird; his daughter: Violet Sears; and his sister: Kelli Temple.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at Love Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Greenville Cemetery.


MAJOR DON SIDWELL, 70, Salem, died Friday, August 19, 2011 at The Waters of Salem.
He was born on March 14, 1941 to the late Andrew and Flonnie Sidwell. He was an Air Force Veteran.
Cremation was chosen. There will be no services.


MARY LOU EMILY, 67, died Monday, August 22. 2011 at her home in Corydon.
She was born in Corydon on March 6, 1944 the daughter of George and Catheryn Reas Mathes. She was a retired employee of Flexible Materials in New Albany and was a lifetime member of Heidelburg United Methodist Church in Corydon.
She was preceded in death by her father and her sister, Betty Ripperdan.
She is survived by one son, Kyle Emily; her mother, Catheryn Mathes; two brothers, Donald (Judy) and Larry (Betty) Mathes; one sister, Nancy Snyder; three grandchildren, Emily, Jonathan and Jesse Villanova all of Corydon.
Funeral services will be held at the Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon on Wednesday at 11 a.m.
Pastor Mike Collins will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home after 9 a.m. on Wednesday.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana.
Pallbearers will be Eldon LaHue, Ron Timberlake, Jonathan Villanova, Bob Harmon, Tom Emily, Bob Davis, Cary Mathes and Shane Snyder.




 

 

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