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Obituaries October 5, 2011 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 03 October 2011 00:00

KENNETH “KENNY” RAY WATTERSON, 70
MARVIN W. COLGLAZIER, SR., 74
ALICE IRENE BARNES WEBSTER, 82
PAUL VERNON, 88
NELLIE M. BAKER, 86
ALLEN DEAN BEGLEY, 58
JANET ELLINGSWORTH
MICHAEL NEAL ALBERTSON, 61
SAMUEL L. WOODWARD, 76
ZELMA L. FRIED, 80
THERMA EVERHART DONAHUE, 102
TERRY KEMP, 59
CHARLES “PEANUTS” WILSON, 77
KERMIT WILLIAM MULL, 69
LARRY A. JACKSON, 61
DELANA BILLS, 86
NANCY ANN BURNS, 67
EUGENE DAY, SR., 75
KENNETH LEROY MASSINGALE, 74
EUGENE DAY, SR., 75
DAVID SMITH, 67
BILLY LEE MCNEELY, 84
EDNA HOLLIDAY, 85
GEORGE WESLEY DODSON, 70
LOUISE H. WILLIAMS, 83
KERMIT GAY, JR., 77
BETTY JO MCCOY DANIEL, 50
BRENDA HAMILTON, 50
JAMES “KENT” SHIRLEY, 68
HELEN V. MCVAY, 74

KENNETH “KENNY” RAY WATTERSON, 70, Hanover, died Tuesday, September 27, 2011 in Hanover.
He was born on December 10, 1940 in Madison to Alvis and Aldean Weatherbee Watterson. He was a self-employed truck driver with Watterson Trucking Company and later retired as a driver for Betty's Pilot Car Service. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of the New Hope Baptist Church near Chelsea.
Survivors include his wife: Betty Ann Fayle Watterson of Hanover; his three daughters: Karen (Bucky) Jeffrey, Teresa (Craig) Jones and Amy (Doug Seelmaer) Watterman, all of Madison; his two sons: Kenny Watterson, Jr. of New Albany and Jimmy (Laura Jester) Watterson of Madison; three brothers: Don (Mary) Watterson of Lexington, Jack Watterson of Hanover and Richard Watterson of Florida; his mother-in-law and father-in-law: Dorothy and Ralph Saber of Lake Forest, Calif.; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers: Bill and Bob Watterson; his great-grandson: Jordan Watkins; and his best friend: Howard Bayne.
Funeral services were held on Friday, September 30, 2011 at New Hope Baptist Church. Burial followed at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison. Full military honors were conducted at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Chapel by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
The family requests memorial contributions be made out to the Kenny Watterson Memorial Fund or the Hope Baptist Academy.
Funeral Arrangements were handled by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.


MARVIN W. COLGLAZIER, SR., 74, Salem, died Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at his home.
He was born on June 14, 1937 in Washington County to Hobard and Ruth Alexander Colglazier. He was a retired backhoe operator for the City of Salem Water Department, a former trustee for Eagle Aerie #3516 and a member of Christian Heritage Chapel.
Survivors include his wife: Jane VanCleave Colglazier; his three sons: Jeffery Scott Colglazier of Bloomington, Chip Colglazier of Salem and John Colglazier of Scottsburg; his step-son: Bryan McGinnis of Pekin; his daughter: Debbie Floyd of Pekin; his brother: Lawrence Colglazier of Salem; several grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son: Marvin Keith Colglazier; his grandson: Steve C. McCoskey; his half-brother: Loren Ray Maudlin; and his parents.
Funeral services were held on Friday, September 30, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made out to Relay for life or a charity of the donor's choice.


ALICE IRENE BARNES WEBSTER, 82, Clarksville, formerly of Hanover, died Friday, September 23, 2011 at Rolling Hills Health Care in New Albany.
She was born on January 4, 1929 in Carrollton, Ky. to Richard and Geneva Shoots Barnes. She had been a homemaker and a member of the Jehovah Witness.
Survivors include her three daughters: Joann (Lloyd) Taylor of Sellersburg, Sharleena (Melvin) Falconberry of Columbus and Sally Ann (Harry) Hunt of Carrollton; her two step-sons: Mark Webster of Indianapolis and Dana Webster of Jeffersonville; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Thomas Albert Webster; her grandson: Michael Hunt; her sisters: Dorothy Taylor and Mary Stephan; and her brothers: Nelson, Dora and Roy Barnes.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, October 2, 2011 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Burial followed in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison.
The family requests memorial contributions be made out to the Kingdom Hall Building Fund.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.


PAUL VERNON, 88, Madison, died Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
He was born on September 13, 1923 in Ohio County, Ind. to the late Glen and Viola Adams Vernon. He worked as a milk truck driver early in life and later worked and retired as an employee at Reliance Electric in Madison.
Survivors include his two daughters: Deidri (Tim) Vest of Madison and Sandy Courter of Rising Sun, Ind.; his two sons: Bernie (Sharon) Vernon of Greensburg and Randy (Pam) Vernon of Manchester; his step-son: Tom Alford of Madison; his companion: Irma Browning Fivecoats of Westport, Ind; his three sisters-in-law: Doris Shadday of Madison, Mary Jo Brown and Ruthie Shadday, both of Vevay; 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his step-father: Graham Ralston; his sister: Freda Stout; his brother-in-law: Leo Stout; and his step-daughter-in-law: Charlotte Alford.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial followed in Fairmount Cemetery in Madison.
The family requests memorial contributions be made out to the Relay for Life.


NELLIE M. BAKER, 86, Salem, died Friday, September 23, 2011 in Youngstown, Oh.
She was born on July 29, 1925 in Washington County to George and Sarah Sparks Roney. She was a retired employee of Branch Bank & Trust and a member of Salem United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her son: James E. Baker, Jr. of Boardman, Oh.; her daughter: Dorothy Joan Tucker of Leitchfield, Ky.; two brothers: Roy and Douglas Roney, both of Salem; two sisters: Mable Bea Adams of Salem and Creta Merideth of Leitchfield, Ky.; five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: James E. Baker, Sr.; three brothers: Noel Ray, Louie and Richard Roney; and two sisters: Beulah Gayl and Ruby Wright.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at Salem United Methodist Church. Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Weathers Funeral Home.


ALLEN DEAN BEGLEY, 58, of Scottsburg, died Tuesday Sept. 27, 2011 at his residence.
He was born August 13, 1953 in Hyden, Kentucky, the son of the late A.D. Begley and Thelma (Bowling) Oaks. Allen was a former maintenance man for  Blue River Services and a member of the First Christian Church in Scottsburg, Indiana.
Survivors include his wife, RoseMary (Monroe) Begley;  his stepfather, John Oaks of Scottsburg; two sisters, Betty (Bobby) Begley-Golden of Morristown, Tenn. & Darlene(Mitch) Begley-Carl of Stitzer, Wisc.; two brothers, Johnny L. Begley of Athens, Georgia & Alvin (Teresa) Begley of Scottsburg, and several nieces & nephews.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday at Collins Funeral Home with burial to follow in Scottsburg Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday  and after 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Parkinson's Foundation or the Children's Ministry at First Christian Church c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


JANET ELLINGSWORTH, former Clark GOP Chair & 9th District Vice Chair, died Sept. 26, 2011.
For many years she was the driving force for the Republican Party in Clark County and in the State of Indiana. She will be missed by many Republicans through-out Clark County and Indiana.
Funeral arrangements at Scotts North Chapel in Jeffersonville.
Visitation is 1-8 p.m on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011 and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m, on Friday, Sept. 30, 2011.
The funeral will be at Scott Funeral Home at 1 p.m. on Friday, September 23.


MICHAEL NEAL ALBERTSON, 61, died Tuesday, September 27, 2011.
He was born on September 21, 1950 to the late Woodrow and Lula Jackson Albertson. He was a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service and a member of the Highway Church of Christ in Pekin.
Survivors include his wife: Rhonda Ratts Albertson; his son: Eric (Myra) Albertson of Salem; his daughter: Lynn (Daniel) Short of Pekin; three brothers: Lowell Albertson of Moorestown, Ind., Keith Albertson of Salem and Ronald Albertson of Clarksville; his sister: Carolyn Hobson of Pekin; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister.
Funeral services were held on Friday, September 30, 2011 at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem. Burial followed at Mt. Washington.


SAMUEL L. WOODWARD, 76, Salem, died Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at St. Vincent Hospital in Salem.
He was born on June 1, 1935 in Connersville, Ind. to Clifford M. and Esther Pearl Heninger Woodward, Sr. He was a retired employee of the old I.C.I. Americas in Charlestown and a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his daughter: Sandra R. Woodward of Salem; his son: Brian L. (Jennifer) Woodward of Salem; his mother and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father; his brother: Clifford Woodward, Jr.; and his wife: Patricia M. Trainor Woodward.
Funeral services were held on Friday, September 30, 2011 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery with full military honors.
Memorial contributions may be made out to the American Heart Association at 240 Whittington Parkway, Louisville, KY 40222, or the American Diabetes Association at P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA, 22312.


ZELMA L. FRIED, 80, of Jeffersonville, a life long resident of southern Indiana died Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
She was born February 8, 1931 in Henryville, she was the daughter of Lebert and Irene Mae (Casey) Jackson who are both deceased. She was employed at General Electric where she worked on the assembly line and she also was an employer of the Census Bureau in Jeffersonville.
Roger and Zelma were married July 16, 1977 he survives in Jeffersonville and their children include: Christinea Neal of New Albany, Brenda Combs of New Albany, Rhonda Cassabon of Toledo, Ohio, Charles H. Orman Jr. of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Vicky Dyer of Jeffersonville and Steven Fried of Jeffersonville. She also has 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Her siblings preceded her in death: Gertrude Young, Melvin Jackson, Gladys Taylor, Glen Jackson and Faye Orman.
Reverend Glenda Riggs will conduct funeral services at 11 a.m. on Friday September 30, 2011 at Adams Funeral Home and Crematory in Henryville with burial to follow at Wiley’s Chapel Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4-8:00 p.m. on Thursday September 29, 2011 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory and after 9 a.M. on Friday at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.


THERMA EVERHART DONAHUE, 102, Nicholasville, Ky., died on Wednesday, September 28.
She was born on August 29, 1909, to the late George C. and Edith Spears Everhart. She was a member of Scottsburg First Christian Church and the Farm Bureau.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Loren Donahue, and a daughter, Juanita Rose.
Survivors include a son, Allen and wife Alice Donahue of Scottsburg; a daughter, Myrtle Boggess of Nicholasville; a son-in-law, Morris Rose of Scottsburg; and eight grandchildren, Kenny Rose and wife Monique, Church Rose and wife Connie, Pat Bates and husband Dan, Bronnaja Boggess, Lonnie Donahue and wife Frieda, Cindy Page and husband Gary, Andy Donahue and Amy Sams; 10 great-grandchildren.
Staff of the Betts and West Funeral Home in Nicholasville was in charge of local arrangements there.
Visitation was held at the Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home in Scottsburg on Friday evening, September 30.
The service will be conducted at the funeral home today (Saturday). Burial will be in Scottsburg Cemetery.
To obtain more information and to express condolences to the family, visit www.stewartfuneralhome.net.


TERRY KEMP, 59, Nabb, died Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at his home.
He was born on May 22, 1952 to Elbert Eleven and Mary Kathleen Bush Kemp in Russell, KS. He was a retired welder for Nugent Sand Company. He is preceded in death by his parents, and his daughter April Smith.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Bowyer Kemp; son, Christopher Kemp of Sellersburg.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 30, 2011 at 2pm on Friday at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington, with burial in the Hibernia Cemetery. Visitation will be held after 10am on Friday.
Condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


CHARLES “PEANUTS” WILSON, 77, of Charlestown died Wednesday September 28 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
A funeral mass will be held Saturday October 1 at 11 a.m. at Saint Michael Catholic Church, Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
He was born in Louisville, KY and was a retired employee of the City of Charlestown. He was a member of Saint Michael Catholic Church. He was a cherished Husband, Father, Brother, Paw Paw, and Uncle.
Survivors include his siblings Helen Stymest of Lynn Haven, Fla.; Rosie Bishop of Louisivlle, Ky.; Mildred “Inez” Collett of Shepherdsville, Ky.; Pat (Winnie) Wilson of Hopkinsville, Ky.; Betty (Glenn) Cole of Scottsburg, Ind.; Esther (Jerry) Wolfgang of Mountain Home, Idaho; Joey (Doug) Lagerholm of Clarksville; Stepsons Harley Jenkins of Prospect, Ky.; Bill Jenkins of New Albany; granddaughters Lora Jenkins and Emily Jenkins both of Jeffersonville and many loving nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife Erma Jenkins Wilson, his parents Oscar and Alverda Wilson and three brothers and two sisters.
Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. on Saturday at Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown.
A Rosary service will be at 7 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to his church Saint Michael Catholic Church Building Fund.


KERMIT WILLIAM MULL, 69, Jeffersonville, died Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born on June 10, 1942 in Pekin to William and Azalea Mull. He worked in the lumber business and also as an accountant.
Survivors include his wife: Diana R. Mull; his children: Stephanie, Samuel (Deborah) and Samantha Mull; his brother: Derald Mull of Orleans; three grandchildren: Tierney, Haley and Samantha Mull; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister: Mildred Hilbert.
Funeral services were held on Monday, October 3, 2011 at Scott Funeral Home's North Chapel. Burial followed in Martinsburg Cemetery.


LARRY A. JACKSON, 61, Charlestown, died Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born on August 5, 1950 to Harvey and Ruth VanGilder Jackson.
Survivors include his wife: Janice Potts Jackson; his daughters: Tammny and Crystal Jackson, both of Charlestown; his brothers: Thurman Jackson of Clarksville, Mike Jackson of Texas, Darrell Jackson of Salem, Kenny and Marshall Jackson, both of Ft. Wayne; his sisters: Betty Dye of Ft. Wayne, Rosemary Albertson of Texas and Denise Young of Salem; and his mother. He was preceded in death by his father and a grandson.
Graveside services were held on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at the Forest Grove Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Hughes-Taylor Funeral Homes in Borden.


DELANA BILLS, 86, Salem, died Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at The Waters in Salem.
She was born on Feburary 16, 1925 in Hyden, Ky. to Lilburn and Sophia Begley Woods, Sr. She was a retired nurse with the Naples Community Hospital in Naples, Fla. and a member of the First Christian Church in Salem.
Survivors include her husband: Jack M. Bills; her daughter: Terri (Craig) Milbourn of Bonita Springs, Fla.; her sons: Larry (Penny) Bills of Salem and Jack L. Bills of Naples; her sister: Martha Kemp of Salem; her brothers: Charles Woods of Cameden, Ark. and Alexander Woods of Clarksville; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and three sisters.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery.


NANCY ANN BURNS, 67, Salem, died Thursday, September 29, 2011 at Meadow View Health Care Center.
She was born on July 25, 1944 in Little York to the late Sheldon and Christine Silar Turner. She was a retired employee of the Ford Motor Company in Louisville.
Survivors include her son: Jeffery W. (Teresa) Burns of Farfield, Oh.; her daughters: Lorna Dee (David) Carty of Salem and Robin R. Fitzgerald of Louisville; her sisters: Mary Cartwright of New Albany and Billie Adams of Lexington, Ind.; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother and her husband: Garnett O. Burns.
Funeral services were held on Monday, October 3, 2011 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery.


EUGENE DAY, SR., 75, 75, Borden, died Thursday, September 29, 2011 at his residence.
He was born on December 6, 1935 in Kings Creek, Ky. to the late Zack and Cora Day. He was retired from ICI Americas in Charlestown and Morgan Packing Co. in Austin. He was also a member of Ivy Hills Baptist Church and a U.S. Marine veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife: Barbara Latham Day; his sons: Earl E. Day of Scottsburg, Dennis R. Day of Henryville and Eugene Day, Jr. of Borden; his daughters: Barbra J. Combs of Henryville, Mildred K. Presley and Annette Gater, both of Borden, and Patricia A. Morin of Miss.; his brother: Fred Day of Memphis, Ind.; his sisters: Maxie Cissell of Memphis and June Hardin of Sellersburg; 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Monday, October 3, 2011 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Burial followed in Willey's Chapel Cemetery.


KENNETH LEROY MASSINGALE, 74, of Charlestown, died Thursday September 29, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born on December 11, 1936 in Harlan County, KY the Son of General Porter and Martha Gladys Massingale. He retired from Naval Ordnance in Louisville.
Survivors include his son, Randy Massingale(Sylvia); companion, Cheryl Veach; brother, Billy Ray Massingale; sister Helen Jean Jackson; grandsons, Zachary, Samuel, Seth and Noah.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, October 3, 2011 at Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown. Visitation will be on Sunday from 12 noon to 6 P.M. and after 9 A.M. Monday until time of service. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday at Evarts Memorial Gardens in Harlan County, KY.
Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


EUGENE DAY, SR., 75, of Borden died Thursday September 29, 2011 at his residence.
He was born on December 6, 1935 in Kings Creek, Ky. the son of Zack and Cora Day who preceded him in death. He also was preceded in death by a brother, J. D. Day and a sister Dixie Cissell. He was retired from ICI Americas in Charlestown and Morgan Packing Co. in Austin, IN. He was a member of Ivy Hill Baptist Church and a U.S. Marine Veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Latham Day; sons, Earl E. Day, Scottsburg, Dennis R. Day, Henryville and Eugene Day Jr., Borden; daughters, Barbara J. Combs, Henryville, Mildred K. Presley, Nabb, Annette Gater, Borden and Patricia A. Morin, Mississippi; brother, Fred Day, Memphis; sisters, Maxie Cissell, Memphis and June Hardin, Sellersburg; 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, October 3, 2011 at Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown with burial in Willey’s Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation will begin on Saturday 5-8 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Monday until time of service.
Condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


DAVID SMITH, 67, Austin, died Friday, September 30, 2011 in Scottsburg.
He was born on October 10, 1943 in Jackson, Ky. to Clyde and Cleda May Lovely Smith. He was retired from Bell Telephone and was a member of Faith Assembly in Jeffersonville.
Survivors include his son: David J. Smith of Deputy; his daughters: Patty (Gary) Zweydorff of Sellersburg, Gennettia Sue (Eddie) Hodge and Phyllis Rose Hale, both of Crothersville, and Brenda (Randy) Thomas of Scottsburg; his brothers: Norman and Richard Smith, both of Austin, and Vernon Smith of Uniontown, Ind.; his sisters: Virginia Bowling of Scottsburg, Stella and Pearl Smith, both of Austin, and Judy Peacock of Fla.; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother: Eugene Smith.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Burial followed in Lexington Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice C/O Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N. 1st Street, Scottsburg, IN 47170.


BILLY LEE MCNEELY, 84, Campbellsburg, died Sunday, October 2, 2011 at his residence.
He was born on February 23, 1927 in Campbellsburg to the late Raymond Clyde and Laverne Maden McNeely. He was retired from the Washington County Highway Department, as well as a former employee at both the old Dodds Hardware Store in Campbellsburg and the old Kemple Hardware Store in Paoli. He was also a member of the Lost River Missionary Baptist Church near Campbellsburg.
Survivors include his daughters: Diana (Chocky) Chastain of Mitchell and Vicki (Ed) Burger of Salem; his sons: Rick (Cindy) McNeely of Scipio, Ind. and Jeff McNeely of Campbellsburg; his aunt: Helen Brundage of Indianapolis; 10 grandchildren, five step-grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 14 step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother: Myron McNeely.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at Lost River Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Claysville Cemetery in Campbellsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made out to SouthernCare Hospice, 2495 Walnut Street Pike, STE 100 Bloomington, IN 47401.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Dawalt Funeral Home in Salem.


EDNA HOLLIDAY, 85, Palmyra, died Thursday, September 29, 2011 at her home.
She was born in Ohio and was a member of New Salisbury Full Gospel Church.
Survivors include her husband: Irven Holliday; two daughters: Ruby Parker and Joy Combs, both of Palmyra; nine grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at Love Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Palmyra Cemetery.


GEORGE WESLEY DODSON, 70, Otisco, died Saturday, October 1, 2011 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital in Charlestown.
He was born August 15, 1941 in Breckenridge County, Ky. the son of Claude and Eva Mae Dodson. He was a retired Truck Driver for Victory Freight and Dispatcher for Keyoil Trucking and a part-time security guard with Murray Security. He was a member of House of Refuge Church in Nabb, IN, Jeffersonville Masonic Lodge #340, 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Valley of Louisville, Kosair Shrine in Louisville, Tri-County Shrine and loved playing music.
Survivors include his wife Phyllis Evans Dodson; sons, Doug Dodson(Cindy), Cincinnati, Dion Dodson(Carrie), Louisville; step-children, James Disponett(Gayle) and David Disponett(Regina) both of Clarksville, Tina McCoy, Jeffersonville and Dusty Standiford(Tosha), Otisco; sisters, Dorothy Huffman, Louisville, Ruby Blankenship(Fred), Rhodelia, Ky. and Brenda Morgan, Brandenburg, Ky.; brother, Charles Dodson, Orlando, Fla; 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Dayna Dodson and brother-in-law Bob Huffman.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 9 a.m. Wednesday until time of service.


LOUISE H. WILLIAMS, 83, Charlestown, died Saturday October 1, 2011.
She was Born in Pembroke, Ky. to the late Ewing and Byrdie Hester. She was a retired Real Estate Agent and a founding member of the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, where she continued her life-long love of teaching Sunday School for over 55 years.
She is survived by her son, Jimmie, (Darlene), daughters, Jeanie Deaton, Anita Walden(Jimmy), Jan Cox(Rick) and Rebecca Hammond(Mike) all of Charlestown; brothers and sisters, Paul Hester(Bonnie), Edward Hester (Marilyn) and Anne Ruth Agnew all of Hopkinsville, Ky., Wilburn Hester and Charles Hester(Barbara) of Charlestown, Ewing Hester Jr.(Betty), Allegre, Ky., Margaret Lack, Georgetown, Ill., Evelyn Wyatt, Asheville, N.C. and Linda Vinson(Bill), Marion, Ky.; grandchildren, Sarah Williams-Harvey(Ron), Stewart Deaton Jr.(Myriah), Chuck Deaton(Tynae), Chad Deaton(Valerie), Scott Walden(Nicole), Shannon Glover(Frank), Jo Lynn Grayson(Paul), J. T. Cox(Kristin), Jason Cox, Janae Asbury(Josh), Matthew Hammond(Stacy) and Maria Tibbs(Brian); 22 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles, sons-in-law Estell Wolf and Stewart Deaton Sr., brothers and sister, Billy, Melvin and Jeanette Hester.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 9 a.m. on Wednesday at the Church.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be given to the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church building fund.
Online condolences at www.graysonfuneralhome.com


KERMIT GAY, JR., 77, of Scottsburg, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2011at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg, Indiana.
He was born on September 17, 1934 in Gays Creek, Kentucky, the son of the late Kermit Gay Sr. and Minnie (Rice) Gay. He was a mechanic for Morgan Foods in Austin, retiring in 2003 after 42 years, a U.S. Army veteran, a member of Bass Masters and the North American Fisherman Associations.
He was preceded in death by a great grandson, Dawson Stamper and a brother, Fred Gay.
Survivors include a daughter, Judy Johnson (Michael) of Austin; a stepdaughter, Tammy Webster (Michael) of Suntan Valley, Arizona; five brothers, Harvey Wilder (Ann) and Ken Wilder (Ersha) both of Booneville, Kentucky, Gary Wilder (Mary) of Scottsburg, Eugene Wilder (Aileen) of Georgia and Hershall Wilder of Walla Walla, Washington; a sister, Elma Noble (Kash) of Turkey, Kentucky; two granddaughters, Jessica Blevins (Kyle) and Susan Stone (Tom); two great grandsons, Noah & Justin Stone and three aunts, Ofa Hardin, Grace Hardin and Ida Smith all of Scottsburg.
Funeral services were Monday, Oct. 3, 2011 at Collins Funeral Home with burial in New Providence Cemetery.
Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


BETTY JO MCCOY DANIEL, 50, died Sunday, October 2, 2011 at the University of Louisville Hospital.
She was born on May 11, 1961 to Russell D. and Blanche I. DeBusk McCoy in Jeffersonville, She was a shipping clerk for Nibco in Charlestown. She enjoyed spending time with her family, motorcycles, four wheelers, and outdoor activities.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Darrell Gene McCoy.
Survivors include her daughters, Robin Cross of Charlestown, Jennifer Grunenberger (Daniel) of Charlestown, and Briana May of Charlestown; son, Dillon Head of Charlestown; sisters, Rita Yeo of Boston, Mass., and Cathy Lake of Louisville, Ky.; brothers, Eddie McCoy of Nabb, Bobby McCoy of Madison, Ernie McCoy of Scottsburg, and Glen McCoy (Mary) of Charlestown; grandchildren, Tristan, Michael, Shawn, Bayleigh, Tyler, Jayce, and Jayden. Several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial in the Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 1-8 p.m. at the funeral home, and after 10 a.m. on Thursday.
Condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


BRENDA HAMILTON, 50, Louisville, died Sunday, October 2, 2011 at her home.
She was born on December 5, 1960 to Bill and Alta Begley Wheat in Jeffersonville. She was a former construction worker, enjoyed animals, and was a member of the Vine Street Baptist Church in Louisville.
She is preceded in death by her father, Bill Wheat and her grandparents, Ray and Laura Begley.
Survivors include her daughters, Jessica and Brianna McIntyre both of Louisville; mother, Alta Wheat of Charlestown.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial in the Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Jeffersonville.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 1-8 p.m. at the funeral home, and after 9 a.m. on Thursday.
Condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


JAMES “KENT” SHIRLEY, 68, died Friday, September 30, 2011 at his residence in Floyds Knobs with family at his side.
He was a retired mill rite at Henry Vogt Machine. He was a member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church, American Quarter Horse Assn., American Kennel Club, Farm Bureau and the Palomino Horse Breeders of America.
He is survived by his wife, of 29 years, Linda (Flanigan) Paulley Shirley; children, Christopher Paulley (Margie), Vivian “Suzie” Paulley, Laura Arthur (James), Justin Flanigan; siblings, Jean Loftus, Rob Shirley (Joan), Jerry Shirley (Agnes), Ray Shirley (Martha), Alvin Shirley (Sharon); 9 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, cousins and a wonderful world of friends. Kent is preceded in death by his parents, Curtis and Selene Shirley; daughter, Kelly Kennedy and sister, Elise Aemmer.
His Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 AM on Wednesday at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) handled the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary of the Knobs or Hosparus – Hospice of Southern IN.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com


HELEN V. MCVAY, 74, Pekin, died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
She was a retired employee of Granutec, Inc. in Florida and a member of the Pekin First Baptist Church.
She was born April 8, 1937, in Harrison County, to John and Warrena Minton Beckett.
Her husband, Phillip McVay, preceded her in death in 1992.
Her parents and five brothers also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: a son, Rick McVay of Fla.; four daughters, Sherri Thompson of Fla., Susan McVay, Sandra Mills and Erin Stiers, all of Louisville; four brothers, Bill Beckett, John (Sylvia) Beckett and Daniel (Lynn) Beckett, all of Pekin, and Donnie Beckett of Georgia; two sisters, Joan Pixley, Pekin, and Mary Brooks, Salem; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation with the family will be Thursday from 4-6 p.m. at Weathers Funeral Home in Salem.
A memorial service will be held Thursday at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. 



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