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Obituaries - August 20, 2008 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 20 August 2008 00:00

DOLORES I. "JEAN" ZUMBAUGH, 78
BETTY J. KUNKER REEHL, 79
RICHARD LEE GRIFFIN, 53
GEORGE MONROE MANESS, 70
REBECCA M. PRENATT, 61
MICHAEL ALEXANDER "ALEX" HOWELL, 2
BEATRICE W. KRAUS, 96
SHARON C. MORRIS, 66
NICHOLAS JEROME HOPKINS, 23
CLARENCE EARL STINES, 92
CLETUS L. COX, 95
MIRIAM "SUG" MATTHEWS, 65
HELEN MARGARET MORRISON, 86
ROBERT L. MILLER, 87
TOM ALLEN, 74
ETTA BELL NAPIER, 90
GARRETT WAYNE HURT, 32
RHONDA SUE THOMAS, 47
MICHAEL D. GRAHAM, 57
MARTHA LOUISE McNEELY
JOYCE E. BAKER, 82
HOWARD C. RISK, 86
 
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   ?    DOLORES I. “JEAN” ZUMBAUGH, 78, Wabash, died Thursday, August 7, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne.
    She was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church in Wabash. She was the first licensed optician in Minnesota. She was an employee of Magnetics in Wabash and was a District Manager for Duling Optical in Minneapolis, MN for 18 years.
    Survivors include, her husband, John, Wabash; two daughters, Sherry Behm, Forest Lake, MN and Vicki Arbogast, Crystal, MN; one son, Darrell Stout, Anoka, MN; three step-sons, Tim Zumbaugh, Urbana; Ken Zumbaugh, Wabash; and Greg Zumbaugh, Indianapolis; one sister, Mary Margaret Nichols, Pekin; five grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
    Services were held Wednesday, August 13, at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Liberty Cemetery in Orange County.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to American Heart Association.

    BETTY J. KUNKER REEHL, 79, New Albany, died Monday, August 11, at her residence.
    Survivors include three daughters, Debbie Wacker, New Albany; Connie Payton, Greenville; and Barbara Reehl, New Albany; three grandchildren, Chris Wacker; Kim Davis; and Jill Payton; and four great-grandchildren.
    Services will be held Thursday, August 14, in the Paul F. Kraft, Sr. Memorial Chapel at Generations Funeral Home followed by burial at SCI Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Crusade for Children.

    RICHARD LEE GRIFFIN, 53, Charlestown, died Saturday, August 9.
    He was a truck driver for Southern Aire Trucking Company and a member of the Pleasant Ridge Church of God.
    Survivors include one son, Richard Lee Griffin, Jr., Louisville, KY; one sister, Catherine Chapman, Louisville, KY; five step-children; 19 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, August 13, at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Bethlehem Cemetery.

    GEORGE MONROE MANESS, 70, Salem, died Monday, August 11, at his residence.
    He was a retired employee of the City of Salem and Salem Poultry.
    Survivors include six sons, George Maness Jr.; Willie; Kenny; and Roy Maness, all of Salem; Michael Maness, Campbellsburg, and Gene Maness, VA; three daughters, Julie Tussey, Fredericksburg; Patty Tussey, Salem; and Pinkie Dearry, VA; seven brothers, Charles; Shef; and David Maness, all of VA; Richard Maness, TN; Claude, Camel, and Reese Maness, all of Salem; two sisters, Betty Sidwell, Salem and Linda Brewer, VA; 23 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, August 13, at Weathers Funeral with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery in Hardinsburg.

    REBECCA M. PRENATT, 61, Georgetown, died Friday, August 8.
    Survivors include one son, Willard W. “Bud” Prenatt III; one daughter, Jennifer L. Roberts; three brothers, David Phillips; Nelson Yates; and Tony Yates; two sisters, Karen Reisinger and Stacey King; and two grandchildren, Jeffrey West and Nikki Roberts.
    Services were held Monday, August 11, at Northside Christian Church with Seebrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Homes in charge of arrangements.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana or Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

    BEATRICE W. KRAUS, 96, Clarksville, died Monday August 11, at the Green Valley Convalescent Center in New Albany.
    She was retired fromthe L & N Railroad and was formerly employed at the old Belknap Co.,  both in Louisville. She was a member of NAVARE, a charter member of AARP and longtime member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, in Clarksville.
    Survivors include one son, William J. Kraus Jr., Bolingbrook, IL; one daughter, Phyllis Helbig, Sellersburg; one brother, James R. Whitaker, Ocala, FL; one sister, Barbara Dreger, Plymouth, MI; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
    Services will be held Thursday, August 14, at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, with burial in Calvary Cemetery, in Louisville.

    SHARON C. MORRIS, 66, Georgetown, died Saturday, August 9, at her residence.
    Survivors include her husband, Robert of Georgetown; one son, Robb Morris, New Salisbury; one daughter, Cinnamon Garrett, Hardinsburg; one brother, Michael Crosby, Lanesville; one sister, Judith Rudd, Louisville, KY; and five grandchildren.
    Funeral services and burial were private to family and friends. Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown was in charge of arrangements.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Kentucky & Southern Indiana Chapter 37003 Taylorsville Rd. STE 102 Louisville, KY 40220-1330.

    NICHOLAS JEROME HOPKINS,  23, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, formerly of Salem, died Thursday, August 14, in Oak Ridge.
    Survivors include his parents, Donna and David Cannon of Salem and Lee and Rosa Hopkins of Salem; his wife, Robin Fritz Hopkins of Oak Ridge; a daughter, Kelsea Nicole Hopkins of Oak Ridge; a sister, Paige  Brown of Salem; a step-sister, Laci Hoke of Salem; and grandmothers, Sue Jones, Tina Floyd, Jane Griffen all of Salem.
    Services were conducted on Monday, August 18, at the Weathers Funeral Home in Salem, with burial in the Crown Hill Cemetery.

    CLARENCE EARL STINES, 92, Charlestown, died Wednesday, August 13, at the Riverbend Assisted Living in Jeffersonville.
    A native of Ellettsville, he was a former worker in the payroll department of the Louisville office of Standard Oil of California.
    Survivors include two brothers, Lee Barton Stines of Nashville and Glenn Stines of Bloomington; two sisters, Louise Kompst of Bloomington, and Ruth Miller Spencer; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
    Services were conducted on Sunday, August 17, at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial in the Charlestown Cemetery.
    Expressions of sympathy should go to the Community Presbyterian Church.

    CLETUS L. COX, 95, Pekin, died Tuesday, August 12, at the Clark County Hospital.
    A native of Pekin, he was a retired farmer and a member of the Highway Church of Christ.
    Services were conducted on Friday, August 15, at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Borden, with burial in the Olive Branch Cemetery.

    MIRIAM “SUG” MATTHEWS, 65, New Washington, died Tuesday, August 12, at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
    A native of Indianapolis, she was the principal at Southwestern Elementary School in Hanover, and was former principal for Riverside Elementary School in Jeffersonville. She attended the North Madison Christian Church, a member of the New Washington Eastern Star, a charter member of Kappa Delta Pi at the University of Indianapolis, National Association of School Principals, Indiana Association of School Principals, Who’s Who Among Outstanding Americans, Indiana Professional Standards Board a Governor appointment for setting guidelines for Principals and Superintendents for the State of Indiana.
    Survivors include her husband, Jim Matthews; two sons, Jamie Matthews of Saginaw, Mich., and Scott Matthews of Clarksville; two brothers, Ron Windsor of Sun City, Fla, and Charles Joe Windsor of Greer, S.C.; and five grandchildren.
    Services were conducted on Saturday, August 16, at the New Washington High School gymnasium with burial in the Crown Hill Cemetery.
    Grayson New Washington Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Expressions of sympathy should go to the New Washington Athletic Department, Madison High School Cubs Basketball or Southwestern Elementary School.

    HELEN MARGARET MORRISON    86, Columbus, died Saturday, August 16, at Major Hospital in Shelbyville.
    The Pekin native, was a member of the Crothersville United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women, Crothersville VFW Post 1083 ladies auxiliary, and a local homemakers club. She also cared for foster children.
    Survivors include her husband, Joe Morrison; her daughter, Maxine Littrell of Columbus; two sisters, Jackie Chisholm of New York and Grace Sciefers of Florida, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    Services were conducted today (Wednesday) at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville at 11 a.m.. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
    Officiating will be Jim Higdon. Burial will be in the Daisy Hill cemetery near Borden.
    Memorial donations can be given to Daisy Hill Cemetery Fund.
    Condolences may be express to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at adamsfuneralhomeonline.com.

    ROBERT L. MILLER, 87, Lexington, died Thursday, August 14, at Madison.
    The Lexington native was a retired engineer at Jefferson Proving Ground in Madison and was a member of the American Legion and was a WWII U.S. Navy veteran.
    Survivors include his wife, Alma Halcomb Miller, a son, James Miller of Scottsburg and one grandchild.
    A graveside service was held on Monday, August 18, at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison with burial in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
    Stewart Funeral Home of Scottsburg was in charge of the arrangements.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association in care of Stewart Funeral Home, 80 N. First Street, Scottsburg.
    Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.stewartfuneral home.net

    TOM ALLEN, 74, Scottsburg, died Saturday, August 16, at his home.
    The Hazard, Ky. native was a retiree of Morgan Foods and also was a retired contractor. He was a member of the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Crothersville.
    Survivors include his wife, Mary Allen of Scottsburg, a son, Tommy Allen of Scottsburg, two daughters, Debra Neace of Cortland, and Pamela Cox of Scottsburg; a step son, James Kenneth Couch of Austin, a step-daughter, Pamela Sue Couch of Seymour; two brothers, Everitt Allen of Scottsburg and Lloyd Allen of Paris, Tn.; seven grandchildren; four step-grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services will be conducted today (Wednesday) at Stewart Funeral Home in Scottsburg at 1 p.m. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Burial will be in the New Providence Cemetery. Officiating the ceremony will Pastor Sam White.
  Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.stewartfuneralhome.net

    ETTA BELL NAPIER, 90, Underwood, died Friday, August 15, at Hickory Creek at Scottsburg.
    The Lee County, Ky., native was a homemaker. She was a member of the Monroe Township Volunteer Fire Department ladies auxiliary.
    Survivors include a son, Bill Napier of Scottsburg, two daughters, Betty LaFever of Elora, Tn., and Brenda Snell of Underwood; 14 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
    Services were conducted Tuesday, August 19, at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Pastor Leon Armstrong officiated.
    Graveside  services were conducted at Roberts Cemetery in Beattyville, Ky.
    Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.

    GARRETT WAYNE HURT, 32, Austin, died Thursday, August 14, at Scott Memorial Hospital.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Jessica Marie Jent of Austin; a sister, Bessie Marie Carpenter of Scottsburg; a brother, John Henry Hurt of Austin, his parents, John Paul and Brenda Faye White Hurt of Austin; a grandmother, Bessie Hurt of Austin.
    Funeral services were conducted on Monday, August 18, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Randy Hensley and the Rev. Terry Eversole officiating.
    Burial will be in the New Providence Cemetery in Austin.
    On-line condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.

    RHONDA SUE THOMAS, 47, Crothersville, died on Tuesday, August 12, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    She was a lifelong resident of Crothersville and a 1979 graduate of Crothersville High School. She graduated from IUPUI in 1995 with a nursing degree. She was an Registered Nurse at Hickory Creek at Scottsburg for 23 years and a member of the First Baptist Church of Austin.
    Survivors include her husband, Steve Thomas; a son, Phillip Edward Thomas of Crothersville; a daughter, Lana Marie Thomas of Seymour; her parents, Ed and Dorothy Terrell Sebastian of Crothersville; a brother, Billy Sebastian of Brownstown; and a sister, Wanda Dorsey of Crothersville.
    The funeral service was conducted on Friday, August 15, at the Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville. The Rev. Matt Hoffman officiated.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit her church.
     Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at  www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.

    MICHAEL D. GRAHAM, 57, Crothersville, died on Tuesday, August 12, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Louisville, Ky.
    Born in Scott County, he was a veteran of the U.S. Marines Corps.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Wanda Pastrick; a stepson, Michael Chilton of Crothersville; two stepdaughters, Shelly Coomer of Centerville, Ohio, and Melissa Collins of Scottsburg; three brothers, Darrell Graham of Brownstown, Daniel Graham of Arizona and Rodney Graham of Crothersville; four step-grandchildren; and a step-great-grandchild.
    The funeral service was conducted on Thursday, August 14, at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin. The Rev. Frank Ira officiated.
    Burial was in Spurgeon Cemetery near Austin following military graveside honors performed by members of Crothersville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1083.
    Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.

    MARTHA LOUISE McNEELY, Madison, died on Friday, August 8, at King’s Daughters Hospital in Madison.
    She had served as Assistant Superintendent/Curriculum Director of Scott School District 2 from 1989 to 1992.
    A graveside service was conducted on Sunday, August 10, at Hanover Cemetery.
    Staff of the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington was in charge of arrangements.

    JOYCE E. BAKER, 82, Scottsburg, died on Tuesday, August 12, at her home.
    A homemaker, she was born in Mitchell and had been the former assistant manager at the old A&W Root Beer drive-in restaurant in Scottsburg. She had also been a former crossing guard and cafeteria cook at Scottsburg Elementary School and a former cook for the Scott County Election Board. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Scottsburg and a  member of the old Lambda Chi Omega Sorority in Scottsburg.
    Survivors include four sons, Danny W. Baker of Crothersville, Lanny H. Baker of Scottsburg, Michael D. Baker of Seymour and Joseph K. Baker of Scipio; a daughter, Margaret A. Bowen of Scottsburg; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Friday, August 15, at her church. The Rev. Robert Flynn officiated.
    Burial was in Scottsburg Cemetery.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg to benefit the First Baptist Church of Scottsburg.
    Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.

    HOWARD C. RISK, 86, Madison, died on Tuesday, August 12, at Hickory Creek of Madison.
    He was born and raised in Canaan and attended Indiana University. He farmed for 58 years in the Canaan neighborhood after working briefly for Firestone Tire and Rubber Company. He completed 28 years of service with the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service in Jefferson County in which he was a district director over 12 counties. He also worked as a sub mail carrier at the Canaan Post Office.
    Memberships included Canaan Masonic Lodge 581 F&AM where he had served as Worshipful Master twice; Madison Chapter 530, Order of Eastern Star, where he was a Past Patron; and Madison Moose Lodge 765. He was a member of Indian-Kentuck Baptist Church near Canaan, where he served as a deacon.
    Survivors include his wife, the former LaVonna Mae Risk; two sons, Richard “Dick” Risk of Canaan and Larry E. Risk of Henryville; a daughter, Shirley A. Kennedy of Greensboro, Ga.; a brother, Carl S. Risk of Canaan; a sister, Marilyn Armstrong of Vevay; ten grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
    Masonic and Eastern Star memorial services were conducted during the evening on Friday, August 15, at the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison..
    The funeral service was conducted on Saturday, August 16, at the Indian-Kentuck Baptist Church. The Rev. Ed Roberts officiated.
    Burial was in Canaan Cemetery.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home in Madison to benefit his church.
     Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.morgan-nay.com.
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