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Obituaries December 7, 2011 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 06 December 2011 00:00


TERRY JOE KIRK, 63
DAVID L. RIDGE, 61
ANNA MAE ASSMANN CLARK, 65
NEVA TUCKER ROWLETT, 95
JOHN W. RUTHERFORD, 90
MARTHA L. HARBESON, 79
SHIRLEY RICE, 50
DORA L. EANEY, 50
DR. DAVID BERRY, 66
DONALD D. LEEDY, 69
DANIELLE BROOKE VIRES, 23
SCOTTIE A. SHOUSE
LISA JEAN NOBLE BARNES, 50
MR. DONALD R. BOHALL, JR., 56
ETHEL MAE BOWLING, 82
VERNON B. MOISER, 91
ELNORA FRANCES MORGAN FRANKLIN, 77
ANTHONY W. “TONY” PYLES, 45
RANDALL L. “RANDY” JOHNSON, 49
MAY V. MILLER, 98
ELMER L. STROUSE, 91
RUSSELL D. MIDDLETON, 62

 

TERRY JOE KIRK, 63, New Washington, died Friday, November 25, 2011 at his home.
He was born on April 17, 1948 to Emery Everett and Betty Jean Clapp Kirk in Jeffersonville.
Survivors include his sons, Kelly Ray Kirk of Louisville, Brad Allen Kirk of Louisville, and David Emery Kirk of Radcliff, Ky.; daughter, Laurie Kirk of Fairdale, Ky.; mother, Betty Kirk of Charlestown; brothers, Tony Kirk of Charlestown and Tracy Kirk of Charlestown and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 1 p.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington, with burial in the Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. on Thursday.
Condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


DAVID L. RIDGE, 61, of Floyds Knobs died Tuesday, November 29, 2011.
He retired from LG&E and was an employee of Just Engineering in Louisville. He was a member of St. Mary Navilleton Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus JFK Council #1348 and was a Kentucky Colonel. He was born on December 20, 1949 in New Albany.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 38 years, Margaret “Maggie” (Haas) Ridge; daughter, Amy Proctor (Tom) of Ankeny, IA; son Andrew “Andy” Ridge (Tina) of Clarksville, IN; parents, Elizabeth “Betty” (Roth) and James Phillips; sisters, Carol Sawyer (Pat) and Debbie Scott (Cliff); brother, Mike Phillips; and grandchildren, Ethan, Ashley, Elizabeth Proctor, and A.J. Ridge.
His Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2011 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany).
His Funeral Mass is at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 2 at St. Mary Navilleton Catholic Church followed by entombment at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
Contributions in Dave’s memory may be made to Mt. St. Francis Center for Spirituality or St. Mary Navilleton Catholic Church.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.


ANNA MAE ASSMANN CLARK, 65, died Saturday, November 26, 2011 at Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus.
She was born on May 23, 1946 in Leslie County, Ky. the daughter of Pleasant and Anna Louise Feltner Huff. She married Richard Dale Clark on February 16, 1998, in Columbus. He survives.
She owned and operated the Paris Crossing Market in Paris Crossing, for 15 years retiring in 1995; she previously worked for four years at Steak n Shake, Cummins Engine Company for eight years both in Columbus and Tobacco Road for five years in Ogilville, Ind. She attended Wilson Chapel in North Vernon.
Survivors include her husband, Richard Dale Clark of Columbus; three sons, Tony (Laura) Assmann of North Vernon, Jim Assmann of Orlando, Fla. and Ritchie Clark of Elizabethtown; four daughters, Dantie (John) Davis of Paris Crossing, Kathy Clark of Tampico, Penni Clark of Bedford and Margie Clark of Vallonia; one brother, P. Phil (Karen) Huff  of Cartersville, Georgia; four sisters, Orleana (Bonny) Fleenor-Murphy and  Paralee (Kenneth) Martin both of Wooster, Ohio, Marie (Ronnie) Allen of Hazard, Ky. and Dorothy Little of Commiskey; 23 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Mark Assmann, brothers, John, Marion, Taylor and Lewis Huff and a great-grandchild, Cameron Davis.
Funeral Service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2011 at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Friends may call at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 from 4-8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Thursday.
Burial will be in the Coffee Creek Christian Cemetery in Paris Crossing.
Memorials may be made through the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Service to Wilson Chapel Church.
You are invited to sign the online guestbook and leave a message of condolence to the family at www.dovesharprudicel.com.


NEVA TUCKER ROWLETT, 95, Hanover, died Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at Thornton Terrace Health Campus.
She was born on November 6, 1916 in Madison to Halbert Carl and Maggie Mae Berry Tucker. She first worked for several years at Murphy's Five & Dime Store as a sales clerk, then worked as a nursing assistant in the maternity ward at King's Daughters' Hospital. She later volunteered at the Hanover Nursing Center, The Waters of Clifty Falls and Hickory Creek of Madison. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church and also attended North Madison Christian Church.
Survivors include her nieces: Brenda Estes and Toni (Johnnie) Adkins, both of Hanover, Susan (Charles) Horton and Kathy (Larry) Cooper, both of Madison; her nephew: Ronald (Lucy) Anderson of Hanover; several great nieces, great nephews, great-great nieces, great-great nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Wilson Paul Rowlett; her son: Jerry Wayne Rowlett; her brothers: Cecil and Clifford Tucker; her sister: Fern Moreland; and her nephew: Glen Gary Tucker.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, December 4, 2011 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial followed at Springdale Cemetery in Madison.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Springdale Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund.


JOHN W. RUTHERFORD, 90, Salem, died Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He was born on July 18, 1921 in Claysville, Ind. to Edwin and Fern Wible Rutherford. He was a U.S. Marine Air Corp. veteran of World War II. He was a member of the John Hay Chapter of SAR, Rob Morris Masonic Lodge #282 and the American Legion Post #709. He also attended the Lost River Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include his daughter: Patricia A. (James) Ritz of Salem; his sister: Ruth Seabrook of New Albany; his grandson: Bradley (Dawn) Boling; and three great-grandchildren: Abigail, Nicholas and Zachary. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Naomi Ruth Chastain Rutherford; and three sisters: Elizabeth Hackney, Edith Newlin and Imogene Chastain.
Funeral services were held on Friday, December 2, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home.
Burial followed in Claysville Cemetery.


MARTHA L. HARBESON, 79, of Memphis, died Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at her son and daughter- in-laws home.
She was born October 22, 1932 in Calhoun, Ky., the daughter of Walter and Susie (Smith) James who are both deceased. She married James Edward Harbeson in 1948 who survives in Memphis. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and was retired as a chief operator from ICI (Powder Plant) in Charlestown.
Other survivors include, six children, Suzanne Meredith of Memphis, Tony (Sandy) Harbeson of Henryville, Sandy (Jim) Trout of White House, Tenn., Mike (Ann) Harbeson of Memphis, Roger (Pam) Harbeson of Memphis, Thomas Harbeson of Clarksville, 12 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, two sisters, Judy McKnight of New Albany, Rita (Robert) Brown of Pensacola, Fla.
She was preceded in death by a son, James Harbeson, five siblings, Mary Ruth Rue, Mildred Gidcumb, Johnny & Doug James, Susan Jane Sauter.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, December 2, 2011 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with Father Steve Schaftlein officiating with burial to follow at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday December 1, 2011 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville and after 9 a.m. on Friday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.
Memorial donations may be given to her church c/o Adams Funeral Home, 209 S. Ferguson Street, Henryville, Indiana 47126.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.


SHIRLEY RICE, 50, of Scottsburg, died Saturday, November 26, 2011 at Jewish Hospital Louisville.
She was born May 2, 1961 in Chavies, Ky., the daughter of the late Brown Baker and Dorothy (White) Baker. She was of Pentecostal Faith.
Survivors include a son, Travis Rice, Scottsburg; brothers, David Baker, Austin, Earl Baker, Crothersville, Bobby Baker, Chavies Ky., Jimmy Baker, Chavies Ky., Edward Baker, Chavies Ky.; sisters, Anna Mae Cook, Scottsburg, Annette Baker, Chavies, Ky. She is also survived by one grandchild.
Cremation was chosen.
Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin, is in charge of arrangements.
On line condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net


DORA L. RANEY, 91, died Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011 in New Albany.
She was born on February 23, 1920 in Marion Co., Ky. She was a retired worker for INAAP.
Survivors include her son, Greg A. Raney of Jeffersonville; daughters, Nancy R. Troy of Louisville, Ky., and Dina Woods of Charlestown; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 2 p.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home, with burial in the Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Friday from 2-8 p.m., and after 9 a.m. on Saturday.
Condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


DR. DAVID BERRY, 66, of Charlestown, formerly of Mayfield, died Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at St. Catherine Hospital in Charlestown.
He was born April 10, 1945 in Evansville, to the late David Franklin (Frank) Berry Sr. and Catherine Irene Haines Berry.
He was a doctor of family practice at Physicians Primary Care in Jeffersonville and was the former band director at Heath High School in Kentucky. He was a graduate of the University of Louisville where he held a doctorate degree in medicine. He was an avid bird watcher and a member of the Audobon Society and was of the Presbyterian faith. He will be remembered by all who knew him as a great husband, father, grandfather and friend.
Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Shirley Berry; two sons Joe Rhea of Reidland and Dan Rhea of Hong Kong; two daughters, Marty Wallace of Lacenter and Lee Ann Puckett of Henderson; 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one great grandson, Jessie Mac Puckett.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 3, 2011 at Hughes Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Stan Durrett officiating.
Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Mayfield.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to American Heart Association, 15120 Collections Center Drive, Chicago, IL 60693 or American Diabetes Association, 161 St. Matthews Ave., Suite 3, Louisville, KY 40207.
Condolences may be left online at www.hughesfuneral.com.


DONALD D. LEEDY, 69, Salem, died Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born Nov. 13, 1942 in Oldham County, Ky., the son of Richard and Katherine Walt Leedy. He was a house painter. He was a Vietnam War Army veteran and a member of the VFW and American Legion.
He is survived by his mother; three brothers, Ronald Leedy of Mangum, Okla. And Roderick Leedy of Franklin and Bill Leedy of Campbellsburg; five sisters, Hilan “Susie” Peat and Courtney Leedy, both of Salem, Debra Sember of Seymour, Carol Cook of Jeffersonville and Pamela Pike of Scottsburg.
Graveside services will be Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 at Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors.


DANIELLE BROOKE VIRES, 23, of Scottsburg, died Wednesday, November 30, 2011 in Louisville.
She was born January 15, 1988 in Seymour, the daughter of Danny Vires and Billie Myers. She was a member of the First Baptist Church Austin. She was a Member of the D.A.R.
Survivors include a son, Evan Daniel Gene Scifres, Lexington; Father & Stepmother: Danny & Laverne Vires, Austin; Mother & Stepfather: Billie & Neal Myers, Scottsburg; Brothers, Andy (Tori) Vires, Jacksonville, North Carolina, Hunter Myers, Scottsburg; Sisters, Hilari Vires, Brittney Myers, North Vernon; Grandparents, Gary & Mary Wilder, Scottsburg and grandfather, Bill Dean, North Vernon, Indiana.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011 at Buchanan Funeral Home with Rev. Nicky Spicer officiating.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Saturday and after 10 a.m. Sunday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Spurgeon Cemetery, Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


SCOTTIE A. SHOUSE, 54, Lexington, formerly of Salem, died Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at Scott County Memorial Hospital.
He was born on February 24, 1957 in Scottsburg to the late Virgil E. Shouse and Mary Nicholson Shouse, who survives. He was a former employee of Blue River Services, Inc. and the old O.S. Dalton Standard Oil Bulk Plant in Salem. He was a member of the West Side Baptist Church.
Survivors include his mother; his sister: Kathy Bowen of Lexington; and his brother: Darrell Shouse of Moores Hill, Ind. He was preceded in death by his father, two brothers and one sister.
Funeral services were Saturday, December 3, 2011 at Dawalt Funeral Home in Salem. Burial followed in Franklin Cemetery.


LISA JEAN NOBLE BARNES, 50, of Austin, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 at her residence.
She was born August 9, 1961 in Scottsburg, the daughter of the late Harlis and Ollie (White) Noble. She was a former employee of Walmart Distribution Center in Seymour, the old U.S. Shoe Corporation in Crothersville and N.T.N. Driveshafts in Columbus, a Christian and attended the Compassionate Friends Group.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jessica Brooke Barnes and a brother, Jeff Noble.  Survivors include a daughter, Katy Burke (Robert) of New Washington, Indiana; two sisters, Debbie Noble of Scottsburg, & Charlene Noble of Charlestown; a brother, Greg Noble of Scottsburg and three grandchildren, Daniel Richie, Alyssa & Kaytlynn Burke.
Cremation was chosen.
A memorial service will be at noon on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011 at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Private burial will be at a later date in Barnes Community Cemetery near Nabb.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Collins Funeral Home.
Online Condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


MR. DONALD R. BOHALL, JR., 56, of Seymour, died Thursday, December 1, 2011, at Schneck Medical Center with his family by his side.
He was born May 21, 1955, in Seymour, the son of Don and Rosalie (Barnes) Bohall, Sr. He was a graduate of Seymour High School.  He was employed as a drywall hanger.
He is survived by his parents, children, Ben Bohall, Stacie (Michael) Bowman, Clarissa Driver, Cody Bohall, 10 grandchildren, and a sister, Debbie Bohall.
He was preceded in death by his grandson, Marcus Driver, and sister, LaDonna Rose Bohall.
Funeral services, at Voss Chapel, were Monday, December 5, 2011 with Rev. Lewis Wright officiating. Burial followed at Uniontown Cemetery with a Voss Dove release.
Memorials may be written to the American Cancer Research Department.


ETHEL MAE BOWLING, 82, Salem, died Friday, December 2, 2011 at her home.
She was born on April 14, 1929 in Keavy, Ky to Raymond Trett, Sr. and Ollie Smith Trett. She was a homemaker and also worked for B. F. Goodrich and Smith Cabinet. She was a member of Westside Baptist Church.
Survivors include her son: Danny Lee Bowling of Salem; her daughters: Judy Kay Admanson of Lexington, Ky and Phyllis Ann Terry of Salem; her brothers: Raymond Trett, Jr., of Florida, Larry Trett of Salem and Jerry Trett of Columbus; her sister: Naomi Williams of Campbellsburg; 13 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband: Hogue Bowling, Jr.; her second husband: Philip Bowling; her daughter: Linda Sue Campbell; her brother: Herman Trett; her sisters: Jean Mahuron and Mary Ann Trett; and her parents.
Funeral services were held Monday, December 5, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Olive Branch Cemetery.


VERNON B. MOISER, 91, Okeechobee, Fla., formerly of Scottsburg, died Wednesday, November 30, 2011.
He was born on September 11, 1920 in Kentucky to George Melvin and Hettie Word Mosier. He was a retired truck driver.
Survivors include his wife: Goldie Mosier of Okeechobee; his sons: Frank L. Mosier of Shelbyville, Tenn. and Larry Mosier of Mulberry, Ind.; his daughters: Bobbi Smith of Underwood and Sandy Mosier of Scottsburg; his brothers: Kenny and Leon Mosier, both of Scottsburg; his sister: Lucy Barrett of Sulphur, La.; and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brothers: Denzil, Delbert, Earl and Doyle Mosier; his daughter: Patricia Shields; two grandsons and one granddaughter.
Funeral services were held Monday, December 5, 2011 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Burial followed in Scottsburg Cemetery.


ELNORA FRANCES MORGAN FRANKLIN, 77, Elizabethtown, Ky., died Sunday, December 4, 2011 at North Hardin Health and Rehab.
She was born on September 12, 1934 in Summer Shade, Ky. to the late Homer and Winnie Shirley Morgan.
Survivors include her daughters: Patricia Jenkins and Sascha Teems, both of Rineyville, Ky.; her sons: Michael Ray (Carol) Franklin of Louisville and Russell (Penny) Franklin of New Albany; her grandchildren: Emily Marcus, Laurie, Matt and Aaron Franklin, Bradley and Sierra Franklin and Kaitlyn Teems; her great-grandchildren: Jackson and Jameson Marcus and Emma Claire Franklin; her sister: Arlene (Charles) McMurtey of Summer Shade; and her sisters-in-law: Lois Jean Morgan of Berea, Ky. and Jolene Turner of Greensburg, Ky. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Ray Franklin; and her brother: James Robert Morgan.
Private funeral services will be held at a later date. Burial will follow in the Greensburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Kentucky, 105 Diecks Drive, Elizabethtown, Ky. 42701.


ANTHONY W. “TONY” PYLES, 45, Madison, died Friday, December 2, 2011 at his home.
He was born on July 1, 1966 in Madison to Raymond Harold Pyles and Linda Patton Pyles Manning. He was employed for nearly twenty years with the Sirloin Stockade, later worked as a manager for Kentucky Fried Chicken, and had most recently worked for Wal-Mart, all in Madison.
Survivors include his wife: Nancy Kay Kreeger Burress Pyles of Madison; his sons: Brandon Wayne and Joshua Wyatt (Megan Burgan) Pyles, both of Madison; his daughter: Hannah Joy (Dalton Ferrell) Pyles of Madison; his step-daughter: Amanda (Jack) Davidson of Scottsburg; his step-son: Dustin Buress of Madison; his grandson: Wyatt Ray Pyles; his step-grandchildren: Jackson Taylor and Jayden Davidson; his mother; his step-father: Robert Kyle Manning of Hanover; his brother: Everett Ray (Gina) Pyles of Vevay, Ind.; his half-brother: Philip Kyle Manning of Hanover; his half-sisters: Yvonne Marie Manning (Steve) Blanton of Hanover and Sandy Manning (Brian) Obremski of Scottsburg; his father-in-law and mother-in-law: Dan and Thelma Kreeger of Madison; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law: Sheila and Doug Chatham of Trimble County, Ky.; his grandmother-in-law: Helen Kreeger of Hanover; his aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his father; his paternal grandparents: Evertt Maurice and Pauline Sharp Pyles; his maternal grandparents: John Franklin Patton and Maude Ruth Harris Patton Smith; and his uncle: Alvin Ray Patton.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 2, 2011 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial followed in Fairmount Cemetery.
The family requests memorials be made to the Tony Pyles Memorial Fund.


RANDALL L. “RANDY” JOHNSON, 49, of West Baden Springs, died Sunday, Dec. 4 at I.U. Health in Paoli.
He was born Feb. 18, 1962, in Noblesville, the son of Maurice and Judy Kitchen Johnson. He was Athletic Director for Salem Community Schools and assistant football coach at Salem High School. He was also a member of the Indiana High School Athletic Director’s Association.
He is survived by his wife Betsi Boyer Johnson of West Baden Springs. They were married on June 30, 1984. He is also survived by his two daughters, Brenna and Kali Johnson of West Baden Springs; a brother, Barry Johnson of Fishers, Ind.; a sister, Lori Wallace of Columbia, La. and his parents, Maurice and Judy Johnson of Salem.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Southern Hills Church.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 8-9 a.m. at Weathers Funeral Home. Visitation will continued from 9:30 a.m. Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at Southern Hills.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Washington County Community Foundation in memory of Randy Johnson.


MAY V. MILLER, 98, Depauw, died Friday, December 2, 2011 at Indian Creek in Corydon.
She was born on April 28, 1913 in New Albany.
Survivors include several nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Earl Miller; her twin sister: Jane Stickler; her sister: Georgia Cantor; and her brothers: Herbert, Ray, John and Bud Dierking.
Funeral services were held Monday, December 5, 2011 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra. Burial followed in St. Michael's Cemetery.


ELMER L. STROUSE, 91, of Bee Spring, Ky. formerly of Scott County, died Sunday Dec. 4, 2011 at his residence.
He was born November 22, 1920 in Scott County, the son of the late Harry David and Adellaide (Jones) Strouse. Elmer was a technical engineer for I.T.T., a member of the Brownsville Missionary Baptist Church in Brownsville, Kentucky, where he served as a former Deacon and Sunday School Teacher for 50 years and he served in the U.S. Army during W.W. II.
He was preceded in death by a son, Larry D. Strouse and a daughter, Nedda L. Strouse.
Survivors include his wife, Ida Rena (Roberts) Strouse of Bee Spring, Kentucky; a son, Terry Lee (Janet) Strouse of Los Angles, California; two daughters, Linda L. (Bill) Shrum & Rhonda Sue Strouse - Kugler both of Bee Spring, Kentucky; a brother, John Paul (Lois) Strouse of Muncie, Indiana; a sister: Margaret Smith of Kokomo, Indiana; nine grandchildren, Jack Shrum, Melanie Skees, Billy Shrum, Julie Strouse, Jennifer Urroz, Cindy Neroni, Travis J. Kugler, Holly Johns & Heidi Raby and thirteen great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Bethel Baptist Cemetery (Leota).
Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday  and 9-10:30 a.m. Thursday at Collins Funeral Home.
Arrangements by: Collins Funeral Home.
Online Condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net


RUSSELL D. MIDDLETON, 62, Lanesville, died, Saturday, December 3, 2011 at his home in Lanesville.
He was born on August 14, 1949 the son of Howard Marvin and Mary Belle Eldridge Middleton. He was a former employee of Brockway Plastics in Jeffersonville and was an Vietnam Army Veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Ballard Middleton of Lanesville; a son, Sam Middleton (Elizabeth) of Lanesville; a step-son, Shawn DeVry; two daughters, Leah Middleton of Lanesville and Shannon Prince (Lawrence) of Louisville; one sister, Jackie Brooks (Dan) of Texas and seven grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown on Saturday at 3:00 p.m. Burial will be private.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home in Georgetown from 2 p.m. until the service.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to VistaCare or to the Wounded Warrior Project at 4899 Belford Rd. Suite 300 Jacksonville, Florida 32256 or through the funeral home.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 December 2011 10:07