JOHNNY N. JOHNSON, 60
DONALD EDWARD WALKER SR., 79
MARIE SHEPHERD, 62
ELVIE LOIS MAY, 101
JACKIE LYNN ADAMS, 57
GERALDINE HAMPTON, 74
CECIL B. CAREY, 87
LIDA M. LUCAS, 91
GARRY STUART HALL, 52
AUSTIN RICHIE, JR. 85
FRED SOLSBERRY, 69
CHARLES E. UNDERWOOD, JR., 51
DORIS ZIMMERMAN, 90
JAMES DEWEY HAMMOND, 89
REVEREND PAUL CAMPBELL, 67
MARY LOUISE WARE WATTERSON, 81
VIRGINIA R. HOGAN, 79
HOWARD W. WARRINER, 96
NICK MILLS, 17
MARTIN O. PELAYO, 74
LOIS ELLOGENE ACTON, 78
JOHNNY N. JOHNSON, 60, of Scottsburg, died Friday Dec. 2, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
He was born December 22, 1950 in Knott County, Ky., the son of the late Charlie and Eveline(Jones) Johnson. He was a edger operator & forklift driver for Brownstown Precut near Seymour and also formerly worked for the old Tutterow Lumber Company in Little York.
He was preceded in death by: four brothers, Willard, Foster, Arnold & Haggen Johnson and one sister, Margie Mae Cornett.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Jean (Cowan) Johnson; three brothers: Gillis Johnson of Topmost, Ky., Kenneth Ray Johnson of Noble County, & James Leo Johnson of Ligonier and two sisters, Sylvia L. Madden and Matreva Slone both of Amburgey, Ky.
Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at Collins Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net
DONALD EDWARD WALKER SR., 79, of Crothersville, died Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at Hampton Oaks Health Campus in Scottsburg.
He was born September 14, 1932 in Madison County, the son of Leman James and Nellie Marie (Buckles) Walker who are both deceased. He was a Veteran serving in the United States Army. He retired from Seymour Manufacturing in 1994. He was of non-denominational faith and a member of the fraternal order of police.
Survivors include three children, Don Walker Jr., of Seymour, Donna (Gary) Balous of Marion, Ky., Melissa Jo (Michael) Royalty of Crothersville, six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, three stepchildren, Sue Robinett of Seymour, John (Debra) Pace of Scottsburg, Nancy (Bob) Action of Underwood, nine step-grandchildren, 11 step-grandchildren, one brother, Ralph (Brenda) Walker of Seymour.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Nelle (Elliott) Walker, one sister, Lois Dailey, three brothers, James, Lester, Earl & Michael Walker.
Reverend David Schill will conduct funeral services at 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 8, 2011 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with burial to follow at Cana Cemetery with military gravesite rites performed by Crothersville VFW post # 1089.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville and after 9 a.m. on Thursday at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville.
Memorial donations may be given to the family to help with funeral expenses, c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.
MARIE SHEPHERD, 62, died Monday December 5, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born on November 22, 1949 in Scottsburg, the daughter of Elmer and Martha McDaniel Hall. She was an E.K.G. Echo Technician for Clark Memorial Hospital and Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Survivors include her husband George Shepherd; daughter, Gena Johnson, Sellersburg; son, John Browning, Nabb; sister, Myrna Lynch and brother, Elmer Hall both of Lexington; grandchildren, Courtney and Kaylee James and Aiden Johnson.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, December 9, 2011 at the Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown.
Visitation will held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and after 10 a.m. Friday until time of service.
Condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com
ELVIE LOIS MAY, 101, formerly of Bethlehem died Tuesday December 6, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born on February 14, 1910 in Casey County, Ky. the daughter of Carson Cloyd and Elsie Lay Cochran. She was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.
Survivors include her sons, Marion Brison Jr., Marysville, Carson E. Brison, Nabb and Ralph A. May, New Washington; step-son, Roy May, New Washington; step-daughter, Alma Faye Webb, New Washington and Edith Abbott, Lexington; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Roy May; daughter, Lillian Gertrude Doyle; step-daughter, Lois Cowan.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 8, 2011 at the Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown with burial in Hibernia Cemetery.
Visitation will held from 3-8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday until time of service.
Condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com
JACKIE LYNN ADAMS, 57, of North Vernon, died December 5, 2011 at her residence.
She was born on October 11, 1954 in Seymour, the daughter of Kathryn Johnson.
She married Alan Adams on December 27, 1971 at the Coffee Creek Christian Church in Paris Crossing, Indiana. He survives. She was a homemaker. She was a 1972 graduate of Jennings County High School and a member of Coffee Creek Christian Church. She enjoyed flower gardening, and spending time with her family and friends the most, her other interest include fishing, boating, reading, remodeling and craft projects, theater and art.
Surviving with her husband, Alan Adams of North Vernon, Indiana are her mother, Kathryn Robbins of North Vernon, Indiana; two sons, Robert Adams of Seymour, Indiana and Kevin Adams of Sterling, Colorado; one brother, Bub Robbins of North Vernon, Indiana; three sisters, Nancy Webster of Deputy, Indiana, Peggy French of North Vernon, Indiana and Carol Bobb of Texas; two grandchildren, Allison Adams of Indianapolis, Indiana and Taylor Adams of Vancouver, Washington.
A Memorial Service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at the Coffee Creek Christian Church with Rev. Jim Soblotne officiating.
Friends may call at the Coffee Creek Christian Church on Saturday, December 10, 2011 from 11 a.m. until time of service.
Burial will be in the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Jennings County.
Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services were entrusted with the arrangements.
The Family has requested that in lieu of flowers donations be made through the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services to the family.
You are invited to sign the online guestbook and leave a message of condolence at www.dovesharprudicel.com
GERALDINE HAMPTON, 74, of Memphis, died Monday Dec. 5, 2011 at her residence. She was born April 8, 1937 in Kentucky, the daughter of the late.
Troy P. and Stella (Sturgill) Hampton. Geraldine was a former employee of the old U. S. Shoe Factory in Crothersville, Indiana and the old Lichter Rubber Company in Seymour, Indiana. She was a member of the Freedom Gospel Church near Lexington, Indiana, a graduate of Lexington High School and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion post # 234 in Scottsburg, Indiana. she was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil E. Hampton, who died Aug. 25, 1975; a brother, Troy P. Hampton, Jr. and two sisters, Mildred Bane & Virginia Taylor. Survivors include four sons: Terry W. Hampton of Seymour, Indiana, Roger D. Hampton of California, Ernie L. Hampton of Scottsburg & Ron E. (Dawn) Hampton of Silver Lake; three daughters, Juanita (Lonnie) Richie of Scottsburg, Linda (Tony) DeHart of Austin & Sue (Bill) Scholl of Memphis; a brother, Alan Hampton of Louisville, Kentucky; three sisters: Zelma Ward of Louisville, Ky., Claudia Jean Stoop of Scottsburg & Lora Mae Hampton of Scottsburg; 16 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. on Thursday at Collins Funeral Home.
Visitation will be 12 to 2 p.m. Thursday at Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences can be made at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.
CECIL B. CAREY, 87, of Salem, died Wednesday December 7, 2011 at his residence.
He was born on October 5, 1924 in Shelbyville, Ky., the son of the late Benjiman Harrison Carey and Iva May (Pollett) Carey. In 1950. Be married Ruth Laverne (Stivers) Carey. He retired from Thermal Gas Co. of Corydon after working 28 years in the gas business.
Survivors include; three sons, Michael Carey, Patrick Carey and Eddie Carey all of Salem; one daughter, Linda Carey of Salem; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by; wife, one daughter Melissa Carey.
The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem. Viewing will be from 4-8 Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.
Burial will be at Blue River Friends Cemetery.
Online expressions www.hughestaylor.net
LIDA M. LUCAS, 91, of Scottsburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011.
She was born on September 9, 1920 in Constantine, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Z.L. Lucas Sr. and Vinnie (Paul) Lucas.
She was the retired owner & operator of the old A & W Root Beer in Scottsburg & Austin, part owner in the old Lucas-Hussey Tobacco Warehouse in Louisville, & New Albany, part owner in Lucas Farms, LP and a former employee of the old American Air Filter Company in Louisville. She attended the Scottsburg United Methodist Church, was a member of the Zonta Business & Women's Professional Club in Louisville and was recognized as a 50-year franchisee by A & W Root Beer.
She was preceded in death by a brother, George M. Lucas, Sr. and a sister, Leona T. Morrow.
Survivors include two brothers, Z.L. Lucas, Jr. of Vertrees, Ky. and Joseph S. Lucas (Janet) of Scottsburg; four sisters, Lois J. Higdon of Louisville, Bobbie F. Schneider (Bob) of Clarksville, Marjorie A. Hougland (Hub) of Muncie and Wanda L. Shisler (Ted) of Dayton, Ohio; a nephew & three great-nieces who helped care for her, George Lucas, Jr. (Sue), Mendy Brown, Jennifer Binkley & Angie Watts and several other generations of nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Scottsburg United Methodist Church.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Collins Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Graveside service will be at 12 p.m. CST at Ivy Hill Cemetery in Hardinsburg, Kentucky.
Memorial Contributions may be made to 4H Scholarship Fund c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net.
GARRY STUART HALL, 52, of Floyds Knobs, died Monday, December 5, 2011 in New Albany.
He was born on March 6, 1959 in St. Charles, Ill. to David & Carolyn (Lipscomb) Hall.
Along with his parents, he is survived by his wife, Kim Hall; children, Katlyn Raderstorf (Travis) and D.J. Hall; siblings, Jeff Hall of Houston, Texas, Steve Hall of San Jose, Calif., & Susan Hall of New Albany; and mother-in-law, Geneva Jones of Louisville.
He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, James E. Jones.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Friday, December 9, 2011 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany.
His Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at the funeral home.
Newcomer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Garry’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association (3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674).
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.
AUSTIN RICHIE, JR., 85, Georgetown, died Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at Wedgewood Healthcare Center in Clarksville.
He was born on March 9, 1926 in Anco, Kentucky in Knott County the son of Austin, Sr. and Catherine Richie. He was an automotive maintenance employee at Jeff Boat where he retired after 22 years of service, he was a Cub Scout master and then involved with Boy Scouts for more that 20 years, was Past Master of Georgetown Masonic Order #480 for over 50 years and was a member for over 60 years. He was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman, was a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church in Georgetown and was a WWII Navy Veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Jewell Singleton Richie; one son, Kenneth D. Richie (Pam); three daughters, Diane Richie (Don Howard), Patricia Elliott (Joe) and Deborah Richie (Ron Reynolds); six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild Kadence McMillen.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 10, 2011 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown.
Burial will be in Wolfe Cemetery with military rites at the grave.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home in Georgetown on Friday from 3-8 p.m.
There will be a Masonic service on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to either Masonic Lodge #480 in Georgetown or to his church.
Pallbearers will be Paul and Phillip Bowman, Sam Miller, Michael, David and Aaron Richie.
FRED SOLSBERRY, 69, of Crothersville, died Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He was born August 5, 1942 in Mt. Washington, Ky., the son of the late Fred Solsberry and Cora (Burkhead) Coker,of Crothersville. He married his wife Deloris on June 18, 1989. He retired from Dixon Manufacturing in Seymour, Indiana He was a member of the Lighthouse Tabernacle in Crothersville.
Survivors include his wife, Deloris and Mother Cora; a son, Michael Solsberry, Madison; a son, Danny Ray Solsberry, Grayville, Ill.; a son, Stacy Wayne Solsberry, Kentucky; brothers, Eddie Solsberry, Austin, Gary Solsberry, Crothersville; a sister, Carol Fletcher, Crothersville and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, December 12, 2011 at Buchanan Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Mills officiating.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday December 12, 2011 at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin. Burial will be in Cana Cemetery, Uniontown.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
CHARLES E. UNDERWOOD, JR., 51, Salem, died Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at his residence.
He married Marketa (McMurray) Underwood on October 14, 1978. She survives. He was a retired Captain in the U. S. Air Force, a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and had been a resident of Washington County since 1997, formerly of Georgetown. He was born June 19, 1960 in Louisville, the son of the late Charles E. Underwood Sr. and Nancy Lee (Fuchs) Underwood.
In addition to his wife, survivors include two sons, Charles E. Underwood III and Jeremiah Scott Underwood, Salem; his mother: Nancy Lee Underwood, New Salisbury; three sisters, Kathy Ann Carpineto and Rebecca Lynn Johnson, Lexington, South Carolina and Nancy Williamson, Chapin, South Carolina; two brothers, Curt Underwood, Columbus, Ohio and Andy Underwood, Lexington, South Carolina.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Bradford with Father John Fink officiating.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Dawalt Funeral Home. Interment at Horners Chapel Cemetery with full military honors.
Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Michael's Church P. O. Box 22 Bradford, IN 47107 or Cancer Crusaders of Washington County 4333 East Valley Court Salem, Indiana 47167.
DORIS ZIMMERMAN, 90, a resident of Kindred Health Care in Sellersburg, a lifelong resident of Henryville died Saturday, December 10, 2011.
She was born on February 13, 1921 in Henryville, the daughter of Thomas Brishaber and Elsie (Collins) Brishaber. In June of 1960 in Memphis, she married Burrell Zimmerman who preceded her in death in 1992. She was a homemaker and a member of Henryville Community Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include one son, Douglas (Vivian) Wright of Henryville, four grandsons, Scott Wright of Henryville, Jeffery (Barbara) Wright of Columbia City, Indiana, Michael (Karen) Wright of Henryville, James (Amanda) Wright of Cheyenne, Wyoming, six great-grandchildren, one great great granddaughter, sister, Betty Wilp of Henryville, and brother, Arnold Brishaber of Henryville.
Three brothers and one sister also preceded her in death. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Bill Holmes Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville. Burial followed at Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Online condolences can be given to the family and a video tribute can be viewed at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.
JAMES DEWEY HAMMOND, 89, Salem, died Sunday, December 11, 2011 at St. Vincent Hospital.
He was born on January 17, 1922 in Kidder, Ky. to Joda L. and Ella Casada Hammond. He was a retired employee of B.F. Goodrich and a farmer. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a member of the American Legion and an elder at Westview Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife: Doris Epperson Hammond; his sons: Gary (Tisa) Hammond of New Albany, Jerry (Sherry) and Dennis (Sharon) Hammond, both of Salem; his daughters: Reta (Donnie) Haub of Salem and Sharon (Gary) Dennis of Livonia; his sisters: Mae Beshear of Somerset, Ky. and Irene Morris of Salem; 13 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers: Estel, Melvin, Robert and Walter Hammond; and his sisters: Luda Zink, Lela Canada and Delpha Gholson.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at Westview Christian Church. Burial will follow with military honors in Mt. Tabor Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of services.
REVEREND PAUL CAMPBELL, 67, Scottsburg, died Thursday, December 8, 2011 in Louisville.
He was born on August 22, 1944 in Pigeon Roost/Perry County, Ky. to Abner and Eva Lee Campbell. He was a retired service technician and an ordained minister.
Survivors include his wife: Betty Campbell of Scottsburg; his daughters: Bernadine (Don) Murray of North Pole, Ak., Coralee (Tom) Sampson of Hanover and Joann Haven of Scottsburg; his brothers: Wilgus Campbell of Ill., Green (Linda) Campbell of Scottsburg and Bobby ( Ingrid) Campbell of Ky.; his sister: Sandie (Wayne) Salmon, Ky.; and his grandchildren: Brittany (Taylor) Kasper, Matthew Murray, Brianna, Paul and Jacob Sampson, Michael Snyder, Jr. and Nicolas Snyder. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services were held Monday, December 12, 2011 at Temple Baptist Church in Little York. Burial followed in Ivy Hill Cemetery.
MARY LOUISE WARE WATTERSON, 81, Lexington, died Thursday, December 8, 2011 at her home.
She was born on February 18, 1930 in New Washington to Earl and Margaret Brooks Ware. She had cooked at Hanover College, the Rebel Room, Damon's restaurant and the Phillips Truck Stop. She also worked at the Charlestown Ammunition Plant.
Survivors include her daughters: Kay (Leonard) Shelton and Cheryl A. Fox, both of Lexington, and Pamela Sue (Dennis) Cloud of Deputy; her son: Jerry (Bonnie) Watterson of Hanover; her sisters: Earlene Carter of San Diego, Calif. and Donna Jean Carter of Ariz.; her brother: George (Brenda) Dahlem of Madison; 9 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her step-mother: Marguerite Ware; her husband: William L. Watterson; her sons: Terry William and Gary Wayne Watterson; her son-in-law: Willis Fox; her grandsons: Gregory Allen Cloud and Jared Corey Watterson; her granddaughter: Alesha Shelton; and her brothers: Earl Lynn and Charles Sonny Ware.
No services are planned, cremation will take place.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Hospice of King's Daughters' Hospital or the Kent Volunteer Fire Department.
VIRGINIA R. HOGAN, 79, Pekin, died Saturday, December 10, 2011 at Salem Crossing.
She was born on January 15, 1932 in Corydon to Arnie and Viola Quebberman Walton. She was the retired owner of Craft Town and a member of Pekin Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband: Robert Hogan; her sons: Gary Hogan of Pekin and Michael Hogan of Phoenix, Ariz.; her daughters: Robin Temple and Barbara Jo Briscoe, both of Pekin; her brother: Donald Walton of Pekin; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother: Robert Walton.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 15, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Martinsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 from 4 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 8 a.m. until the time of services.
HOWARD W. WARRINER, 96, Scottsburg, died Sunday, December 11, 2011 at Salem Crossing.
He was born on January 29, 1915 in Scottsburg to the late Emmett and Vernda D. Davis Warriner. He was a retired employee of the old Winslow Construction Company in Salem, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of Crossroads Baptist Church.
Survivors include his sister: Donna Padgett of Salem; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four sisters, four brothers and his wife: Margie H Early Warriner.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Winslow Cemetery in Salem.
Visitation will take place on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the time of services.
Memorial contributions may be made to Winslow Cemetery.
NICK MILLS, 17, Palmyra, died Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011.
He was born in Corydon. He was a junior at North Harrison High School.
He is survived by his father and step-mother, Jeffrey and Vashti Mills; sisters Kirsten Hartman and Lilly K.J. Mills; his paternal grandmother, Verblene Fouts and maternal grandparents Alene Rhodes and step-grandparents Judy and Ted Proctor.
Services will be Friday at 5 p.m. at the Love Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Thursday and after 4 p.m. Friday. Cremation will follow.
MARTIN O. PELAYO, 74, Clarksville, died December 10, 2011.
A U.S. Army veteran, he retired from the U.S. Naval Ordnance Station in Louisville. He was born on January 30, 1937 in San Antonio, Texas to the late Juan and Idolina (Flores) Pelayo. He is also preceded in death by his brother, Emmett Pelayo.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 53 years, Darlene (Priddy) Pelayo; sons, Marty Pelayo (Camille) of Clarksville, Mike Pelayo (Shawna) of Pekin; brother, Joe Pelayo (Janie) of San Antonio, Texas; grandchildren, Michelle Pelayo (Brent Lienhart), Martin, and Michael Pelayo, Lindsay Ball (Trent), and Dustin Whitaker; and great grandchildren, Kyleigh Lienhart and Sydney Ball.
His memorial visitation will be from 12-8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 14 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany, IN 47150). There will be storytelling and sharing of memories at 6 p.m. that evening. Cremation was chosen by the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sara Cannon Cancer Research Institute (3322 West End Avenue, Suite 900, Nashville, TN 37203.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.
LOIS ELLOGENE ACTON, 78, of Seymour, died Monday, December 12, 2011 at The Waters of Scottsburg.
Born November 16, 1933, in Deputy, Jefferson County, Ind., she was the daughter of Aubrey C. and Gladys M. (Blizzard) Field. She had been employed at Reliance Electric in Columbus, IN. She retired in 1999 after 23 years of service.
She is survived by her children, Carol Sue (Ray) Higdon, Cheryl A. (Steve) Harrison, Traci Jo (Jeff) Hubbard, Timothy W. (Paula) Acton, Tony E. (Joy) Acton, 16 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and sister, Sandra (Bill) McDonald.
She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Rick L. Phillips, sisters, Karen Field, and Mary Ellen Gray.
A Memorial Service will be held at Voss Chapel on Wednesday, December 14, at 6 p.m. with Rev. Mike Seaney officiating.
Friends may call at Voss Chapel on Wednesday from 4 p.m. until time of service.
Memorials may be written to Amedysis Hospice and Jackson County Humane Society.
All arrangements have been entrusted to the caring staff of Voss Funeral Service and Tri-County Crematory, Seymour.
A complete obituary can be viewed on the funeral home website at www.vossfuneralservice.com