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Obituaries September 28, 2011 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 27 September 2011 00:00

LEROY SENN, 88
FRANCES FOSTINE SAWYER, 90
MARK ANDREW GIBSON, 54
MARY ELLEN IMEL CROXTON, 73
LELAND B. MCKINLEY, 74
JACK A. COOPER, 79
ALICE E. SNYDER, 88
VERNON L. MEANE, 67
JAMES RICHARD “J.R.” BONDOWSKI, 23
JAMES MCINTOSH, 67
MOLLIE S. STUART, 97
RACHEL MARIE HUNT
DONALD L. WALTMAN, 45
ROBERT “BOB” EVESLAGE, 88
ALLEN VERN LIMP, 92
SHERRY LYLES HOGAN, 58
JIMMIE EDWARD “JIM” KEITH, 70
ANTHONY LYLE “TONY” LAMB, 53
DONNIE RAY BLYTHE, 64
BETTY LOU STARR, 72

LEROY SENN, 88, of Seymour, died Monday, September 19, 2011 at Schneck Medical Center emergency room.
He was born April 4, 1923 in Indiana the son of Kenna & Anna (McGovern) Senn, who preceded him in death. He was the 11th of 12 children. He married Alberta Beswick on July 16, 1944, she survives in Seymour. He lived and worked in Crothersville for 51 years and moved to Seymour in 2003. He was a member of the Crothersville United Methodist Church, he worked for 24 years at the Jeff Quarter Master Depot; 26 years at the U.S. Shoe Factory and 15 years at Western Southern Insurance Company. Leroy enjoyed playing the piano and golfing.
Besides his wife he is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Danny & Janice Senn, his grandkids, Tracy (Rick) Westfall, Teri Trimnell, Jason (Christie) Senn and Patrick Senn; his great grandchildren, Matthew Trimnell, Carlee Westfall, Brittany Trimnell, Haley Westfall, Jacob Senn, Colin Senn and Brandon Senn, all of Seymour one brother, Charles Senn of Rushville.
He was preceded in death by his sisters, Hazel (Farris) Miller, Velma (Joe) Hollrah, and Geneva (Vic) Ashabraner, brothers, Kermit Senn, Chet (Edna) Senn, Bill (Hazel) Senn and Ralph (Dora Mae) Senn. He had two brothers and one sister die at birth.
Reverend Joe Wyatt and Reverend David Schill will conduct funeral services at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, 2011 at Crothersville United Methodist Church in Crothersville, with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.
Friends may visit the family on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011 from 4-8 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory and after 10 a.m. on Friday Sept. 23, 2011 at Crothersville United Methodist Church.
Memorial donations may be given in memory of Leroy to Crothersville United Methodist Church c/o Adams Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, 47229.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.


FRANCES FOSTINE SAWYER, 90, died Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at her home.
She was born on March 9, 1921 to James and Melda Morgan Brummett in Williamsburg, KY. She was the former owner of Sawyer’s Bait Shop in Charlestown, and a member of the Lexington Christian Church.
Survivors include her son, James Sawyer of Charlestown, IN; daughter, Bernice Williams of Lexington, IN; brothers, Les Brummett of Louisville, KY, Charles Brummett of Williamsburg, Ky., and Clyde Brummett of Somerset, Ky.; sister, Helen England of Greensburg, Ky.; five grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and six great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 23, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial in the Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Thursday from 3-8 p.m., and after 9 a.m. on Friday.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the First United Methodist Church in Charlestown or the Lexington Christian Church.
Condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


MARK ANDREW GIBSON, 54, of  Deputy,died Monday, September 19, 2011  in  Seymour.
Gibson was born in Jeffersonville, on December 13, 1956, the son of the late Franklin S. and Mary A. (Hall) Gibson.
He was a member of Souly Committed Assembly of God in Scottsburg.
Survivors include, sisters:  Nancy E. Ray of Deputy, Ananna K. Ermling of Evansville; brothers:  Kevin Gibson of Austin, Tommie Gibson of Jeffersonville. He is also survived by 10 nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Frank D. Gibson.
Memorial Service at at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 22, at Souly Committed Assembly of God, Scottsburg, with Rev. Bryan Collins officiating.
Online condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


MARY ELLEN IMEL CROXTON, 73, Lexington, Ind., died Monday, September 19, 2011 at her home.
She was born on February 13, 1938 in Jefferson County to the late Howard and Geraldine Ryker Imel. She had retired after twenty years with the Perry & Dunbar Drug Store in downtown Madison and had also co-owned and operated J.C. Motors in Madison with her late husband. She was a member of Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church, but had more recently been attending Hanover United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her sons: Mike (Sherry) and Kevin (Tammy) Croxton of Lexington; her daughter: Teresa (Garry) Morris of Madison; her grandchildren: Brandon, Derek and Shawn Croxton, Jalen and Jordan Morris; her mother-in-law: Norma Grace Tevis Croxton of Madison; her brother: Gerald (Shelby Jean) Imel of Madison; three sisters-in-law: Patty Imel and Grace Lynn (Mark) Brummett, both of Madison, and Lois Wyatt of Washington, DC; her brother-in-law: Jeff (Lisa) Croxton of Madison; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: James C. “J.C.” Croxton; her sister and brother-in-law: Betty Imel and Bill Wyatt; her brother: Carl Imel; and her father-in-law: John T. Croxton.
Funeral services were held on Friday, September 23, 2011 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Burial followed in Brooksburg Cemetery.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Hanover United Methodist Church or to the family.


LELAND B. MCKINLEY, 74, Borden, died Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at Kindred Transitional Care in Sellersburg.
He was born on July 25, 2011 to the late Joseph T. and Bessie Martin McKinley. He was a retired machine operator with Sunoco Products of New Albany. He was also a member of the Sons of the American Legion, a volunteer Fire Fighter and a member of the Borden Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife: Bettie Waddle McKinley of Borden; his sons: David and Mac (Gayle) McKinley, both of Salem; his daughters: Le Ann (John) McClure of Borden and Lu Ann (Pete) Roth of Floyds Knobs; his brother: Daniel McKinley; his sisters: Joyce Money and Marilyn Riley; 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and a sister.
Funeral services were held on Friday, September 23, 2011 at the Borden Church of Christ. Burial followed in Walnut Hill Cemetery.


JACK A. COOPER, 79, Campbellsburg, died Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at his home.
He was born on May 31, 1932 in Louisville to Albert and Gertrude Brangers Cooper. He was retired from Imperial Clevite, a Korean War Army veteran and a member of Odd Fellows in Campbellsburg.
Survivors include his wife: Dorothy Perkins Cooper; three sons: Steve and Jeff Cooper, both of Louisville, and Chris Cooper of New York; his daughter: Jackie Tussey of Campbellsburg; his step-son: Ed Hensley of Crawfordville; his brother: Carl Cooper of North Carolina; his sisters: Doris Peters and Linda Kidd, both of Louisville, Joanne Osborn of Kansas and Sandy Florence of Mitchell; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, September 24, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home in Salem.
Burial followed in Hardinsburg Cemeter with military honors.


ALICE E. SNYDER, 88, Charlestown, died Sunday, September 18, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born on July 22, 1923 in Grandview, Manitoba, Canada and moved to Indiana in the 1950s. She ran a catering business for many years and was a member of both St. Agnes Guild and St. Paul's Episcopal Church, both in Jeffersonville.
Survivors include her children: Nancy and Charles (Stasia) Snyder; her adopted daughters: Carol (Terry) Coomer and Maricel Dungca; and her grandchildren: Benjamin and Natasha Snyder, Stacie (Patrick) Wolfe and Cindy (Chris) Ryan. She was preceded in death by her husband: Raymond Benjamin Snyder and her son: William Frederick Snyder.
Funeral services held on Thursday, September 22, 2011 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Cremation was chosen.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Episcopal Church or to the Alice Lloyd College, 100 Purpose Road, Pippa Passes, KY 41844.
Scott Funeral Home's North Chapel was in charge of funeral arrangements.


VERNON L. MEANE, 67, Hanover, died Monday, September 19, 2011 at his place of residence.
He was born on March 18, 1944 in Madison to Albert L. and Evelyn Williams Meane. He was a retired supervisor with Jeff-Boats, Inc. in Jeffersonville and a Vietnam War veteran.
Survivors include his wife: Judy A. Clem Meane of Hanover; his daughters: Wendy (Vance) McIntosh of Scottsburg and Bobbie Treadway of Bloomington, Ind.; his sons: Darrin (Nora) Meane of Lexington, Ind., Brett (Julie) Mitchell of Hanover and Jay (Megan) Mitchell of Madison; his brothers: George (Cecilia) and Benny (Linda) Meane, both of Lexington; and 12 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister: Betty Meane.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, September 22, 2011 at Vail-Holt Funeral & Cremation Services in Madison. Burial followed in Moffett Cemetery in Milton, Ky. with military graveside services conducted by the Honor Guard of American Legion Post No. 9.
Memorial contributions may be made to Moffett Cemetery or the King's Daughters' Hospital Home Health and Hospice.


JAMES RICHARD “J.R.” BONDOWSKI, 23, of Seymour, and a life long resident of Jackson County, passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at his home.
Born July 8, 1988 in Columbus, Indiana, he is the son of Misty Huls (Brian Huls) of Crothersville, and James Michael (Georgianna) Bondowski of Seymour. J.R. enjoyed playing his guitar, dancing, hunting, fishing, playing football and video games and making people laugh.
Other survivors include, two brothers, Steven Bondowski, Brandon Bondowski, five sisters, Chrystal (Justin King) Bondowski, Jacqueline Bondowski, Kayla Bondowski, Samantha (Dustin Allman) Huls, Maricia (John) Gaffney, paternal grandmother, Bertha Roseberry of Crothersville, Maternal grandmother, Betty Ownbey of Seymour, grandparents, Barbara & Marvin Oberring, of Seymour, Jim & Margie Huls of Crothersville.
His maternal grandfather, Bernard Rollins, preceded him in death.
Pastor Mike Hawkins will conduct funeral services at Noon on Thursday, September 22, 2011 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with visitation starting at 9:00 AM until time of service.
Cremation has been entrusted to Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville following the funeral.
Memorial donations may be given in memory of J.R. to the family c/o Adams Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229 Online condolences may be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.


JAMES MCINTOSH, 67,  of Underwood, died Sunday, Spetember 18, 2011 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was born on March 25, 1944 in Perry County, Kentucky, the son of the late James and Pliney (Gross) McIntosh. He was a retired owner of the old McIntosh Construction Company, also a former truck driver for the old Merrill Graham Construction Company in Scottsburg, Indiana,a sub-contractor for the old Farmers Market in Columbus, Indiana, a former employee of the old Dunlap Company in Seymour, and a member of Fairview Christian Church in Underwood.
He was preceded in death by five brothers, Paul, Yance, Robert, Guy & Wiley McIntosh and two sisters, Rebal Foster & Charity Stollings.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda K. (Rose)  McIntosh; three daughters, Debra Jo Balzer (Craig) of Avilla, Ind., Candace Brock (Kevin) of Ft Myers, Fla. and Michelle Derry (Eric) of Goshen, Ky.;  a son, Sonny James McIntosh of Underwood;  a brother, Sam McIntosh (Jean Ann) of Austin; four sisters, Marie Picklesimer of Butler, Ind., Virginia Jones (Arlie) of Greensburg, Clara Marcum (Tommy) of Austin and Polly  Gowanlock (Ron) of Hanford, Calif., nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and numerous other family and friends.
Cremation was chosen and a memorial service will be held at a later date at Fairview Christian Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.


MOLLIE S. STUART, 97, of  Austin, died Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at her residence.
Stuart was born in Oneida, Leslie County, Kentucky on October 28, 1913, the daughter of the late Nicholas and Maude (Hamblin) Susnick. She was a member of Austin Methodist Church in  Austin, Indiana ., Eastern Star #234 of Austin and the Indiana Retired Teachers Association. She retired from  Scott County School District #1 Austin, Indiana.
Survivors include her daughters:  Patricia Kattmann of Austin, Lorraine "Teeny" Kraisinger of Scottsburg; sisters:  Fern (Don) Mount of Columbus, Phyllis Lacy of Scottsburg; brother, Logan (Margaret) Susnick of Austin. She is also survived by five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death was her Husband Harry, three brothers and three sisters.
Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 24, at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin, with Rev. Ed Mead officiating.
Visitation will be  Friday 4-8 p.m. and Saturday after 10 a.m. at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will be at Austin Cemetery in  Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


RACHEL MARIE HUNT, 32, Charlestown, died Wednesday, September 21, 2011.
She was born on December 8, 1978 to James and Margaret Davis Hunt in Louisville. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Marc and Garry Hunt.
Survivors include her fiancés, Ernie Stoner; mother, Margaret Hunt (Robert Kessinger) of Bardstown, Ky.; father, James Hunt (Irene Meyers) of McDaniels, Ky.; daughters, Kayla Stokes of McDaniels, Ky., and Lillian Leonhardt of McDaniels, Ky.; brothers, Jamie Hunt of Jeffersonville, Ind., and Tony Hunt of McDaniel, Ky.; sisters, Melissa Baker of Bardstown, Ky., Donna Riley of Louisville, Ky., and Shelia Blanford of Shelbyville, Ky.; several nieces and nephews, and several great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 26, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown.
Visitation will begin after 10 a.m. on Monday.


DONALD L. WALTMAN, 45, of New Albany died Wednesday, September 21, 2011.
He was a 17-year veteran of the U.S. National Guard and an employee of E.A. Games. He was born on October 13, 1965 in New Albany, the son of Loren H. and Delta Faye (Booker) Waltman.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife of 19 years, Katie M. (Daugherty) Waltman; children, Amanda and Wyatt Waltman; brothers, Scott Nelson (Suzanne), Daniel Waltman (Angel), and Larry Waltman (Angie); and sisters, Melanie Grimm (Al), Pamela Riehle (Larry), and Nicole Boone (Jon).
His visitation will be from 12-8 p.m. on Sunday, September 25, 2011 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany).
His Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the Paul F. Kraft, Sr. Memorial Chapel at the funeral home with burial and military honors to follow at Lanesville Protestant Cemetery in Lanesville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Katie Waltman for a memorial fund for his children, Amanda and Wyatt.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.


ROBERT “BOB” EVESLAGE, 88, New Salisbury, died Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born on April 5, 1923 to Edward and Esther Eveslage. He was a partner in the Eveslage Dairy and later retired from UHL Truck Sales. He was also a member of St. Michael's Church in Bradford.
Survivors include his wife: Dolores Atkins Eveslage; his sons: Michael, Gregory and Bradley Eveslage; his daughter: Susan Peyton; his brothers: Paul and Richard Eveslage; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother: William Eveslage.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, September 24, 2011 at St. Michael's Church. Burial followed in St. Michael's Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Hosparus or St. Michael's Church.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.


ALLEN VERN LIMP, 92, Salem, died Monday, September 19, 2011 at his home.
He was born on August 13, 1919 in Crawford County to Philip and Lucinda Lue Madley Limp. He owned and operated grocery stores on S. Main Street in Salem before becoming an ordained minister and working with several churches in Kentucky and Indiana. He was also a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include his sons: Philip (Mary) Limp of Hardinsburg and Rodrick Limp of Mitchell; his daughter: Susan (Mark) Boling of Salem; and three grandchildren: Wade Myers, Carrie Myers Deaton and Seth Limp. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Carol J. Hilton Limp; his son: Allen Limp II; his daughter: Rebecca Carol Limp; three brothers: William, Ollie and Simon Peter Limp; two sisters: Lucille Pavey and Nova Petri; and a grandson: Aaron Mark Boling.
Private funeral services were held at Weathers Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Clear Creek Bible College, 300 Clear Creek Road, Pineville, KY 40977 or Plattsburg Church, C/O Ruth Gay, 244 W. Walnut Ridge Road, Salem, IN 47167.


SHERRY LYLES HOGAN, 58, Pekin, died Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at her home.
She was born on February 11, 1953 in Washington County to Robert and Lunell Spurgeon Lyles.
Survivors include her husband: Gary Hogan; her sons: Joshua Eric Hogan of Pekin and Clayton Hogan of Salem; her daughters: Tara Lewellen of Pekin and Kati Hogan of Salem; and five grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Monday, September 26, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Winslow Cemetery.


JIMMIE EDWARD “JIM” KEITH, 70, of Charlestown died Friday September 23, 2011 at his home.
He was born in Spencer, Ind. but grew up in Stearns, Ky. as one of 23 children. He retired from Ford Motor Company and was a United States Army veteran He was a member of the VFW Post 1427, American Legion Post 335, Clark Masonic Lodge # 40, Scottish Rite and the Clark County Democrat Club. He was a former past president of Little Pirate Football, and a former Charlestown Precinct Committeeman, retired Charlestown Township Trustee and he attended the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years Alice “Faye” (Ison) Keith, sons; Mark Keith (Holly), Brian Keith (Sandy), Eric Keith (Laura) , daughter; Tracy Boettcher (Gary), brothers; Robert Keith (Barbara) of Bronston, Ky., Danny Keith (Ann) of Louisville, David Keith (Ellen) of Charlestown, sisters; Viola Nichols of Sloans Valley, Ky. and Mertie Yeskil of Oolitic, grandchildren; Chris ( Tabitha), J.R. (Summer), Allison, Dana, Cara, Jacob, Austin, Madison, Peyton, and great-granddaughter Stella and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were Tuesday September 27, 2011 at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
Masonic services were held at Grayson Funeral Home on Monday, Sept. 26, 2011.
Online condolences can be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com


ANTHONY LYLE “TONY” LAMB, 53, Bremerton, Wash., formerly of New Albany, died Thursday, September 22, 2011 at his home.
He was born on June 7, 1958 in New Albany to Dale and June Lamb. He retired as a Culinary Specialist Chief in the U.S. Navy and had currently been working at Naval Base Kitsap Housing. He was also a member of Brownsville United Methodist Church in Bremerton.
Survivors include his wife: Aisha Lamb of Bremerton; his children: Micah and Chantelle Lamb, both of Bremerton; his mother: Mary McMillin of Florida; his brothers: Phil and Mark Lamb, both of Florida; and his sister: Theresa Nelson of Florida.
A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at Brownsville United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Tahoma National Cemetery on Thursday, September 28, 2011 with full military honors


DONNIE RAY BLYTHE, 64, of Wonder Lake, Ill. died Friday, September 23, 2011 at the Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern Illinois Center in Woodstock.
He was born on September 16, 1947 in Blue Diamond, Ky. to Arliss and Ida (Whitaker) Blythe.
On July 22, 2000 he married Ida M. Simpson at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in McHenry.
He had been employed for 18 years as a Leadman at K-Tec Screw Company in Wheeling and then worked for McHenry Middle School for over five years as a custodian.
Survivors include his wife, Ida Blythe of Wonder Lake; his children, Donna (David) Smith of Indiana and Arliss Blythe of Wonder Lake; grandchildren, Michael Hurt, Earl James Smith, Arliss Christopher Blythe, Amanda Miller and Ashley Miller; sister, Judy (Jim) Snowberg of Morris, MN; three nieces, Sherri (Wayne) Linderman of Altoona, WI, Shannon (John) Shanahan of White Bear Lake, WI and Wendy (Nathan) Matchey of Hugo, WI; and two great-nephews and a great-niece, Jacob and Brady Linderman and Lucy Shanahan.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Greg Miller; and his two brothers, Jerry Blythe and James "Dooby" Blythe.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Buchanan Funeral Home on Friday, September 30, 2011.
Funeral will be at 1 p.m. on Friday at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin.
Burial will be at Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin, IN.


BETTY LOU STARR, 72, Salem, died Monday, Sept. 26, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born Aug. 19, 1939 in Pekin, the daughter of Arthur Mull and Irene (Scifres) Mull. She was a member of the New Hope United Methodist Church and had been a lifelong resident of Washington County. She was a 1957 graduate of the old Pekin High School. She was a member of the Washington County Democrat Women, a former Washington County Democrat Chairperson and a member of the Washington County Substance Abuse Council. Se was serving as a board member on the Washington County Senior Citizens and the Washington County Alcohol Beverage Board. She was a school bus driver with the Salem Community Schools for the past 41 years.
On July 14, 1957, she married Malcolm R. Starr, who survives.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her son, Joey Starr of Salem; daughters, Robin (Shannon) Hollen of Campbellsburg and Lana (Shannon) Sullivan of Salem; a sister, Imogene F. Martin of Martinsburg and four grandsons.
She was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.
Funeral services will be Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011 at Dawalt Funeral Home with Brother Bob Holler officiating. Interment will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery in Salem.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4567 Progress Drive, Columbus, Ind. 47202.




 

 

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