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Obituaries December 21, 2011 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 19 December 2011 00:00


OSCAR CARL SCHROER, 94
ELSIE WOODS, 78
ANGELA JEAN MERIWETHER, 72
JESSE A. WILLIAMS, 57
FRANK GORDON "SENIOR" MINGIONE., 69
WILLIAM "BILL" LIONEL MUNDEN, 33
DONA S. COOPER, 82
MARGIE A. MILLER, 79
CLIFTON "CLIFF" E. BAIRD, 92
BOBBY GENE "BOB" PRUETT, 64
DONALD C. CAMPBELL, 73
CHARLES J. "JEFF" AKERS, 51
DAVID T. COLE, 52
ROGER DALE PHILLIPS, 58
JOHN NICHOLAS HERTZ, JR., 79
ALLAN L. NOTT, 72
ELIZABETH ANN KAIN, 30
PATRICIA ELAINE MILLER MUIR, 64
SAMUEL JAMES WAINSCOTT, JR., 61
EVELYN N. (SMITH) LEIDOLF, 95
CHARLES RAYMOND HOYT, 91
GLADYS ASHBY BASS, 88
BOBBY M. JONES, 84
ROBERT CHESTER STEPHENS, 71
MAXINE O. PRITCHETT, 87

OSCAR CARL SCHROER, 94, of Seymour, died Tuesday, December 13, 2011, at Schneck Medical Center.
He was born October 23, 1917, in Jackson County, the son of August and Minnie (Steinkamp) Schroer. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. He was retired from Central Pharmaceutical which later became Schwartz Pharma.
On September 7, 1941 he married Mildred Wischmeier who survives.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, Diana Surenkamp, Ellen (Robert) Smallwood, Stanley Schroer; grandson, Nicolas ( Megan) Smallwood, step granddaughter, Kimberly Felix, great grandchild, Austin Ryan Smallwood, step great grandchildren, Sean Mitchell "Mitch" Riley and Natalie Riley; many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Lena Kloeker, Selma Schepman; and brothers, Louis, Alvin and Willard Schroer.
Funeral services will be held at Zion Lutheran Church on Friday, December 16, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Jeffrey Stuckwisch officiating.
Burial will take place at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.
Friends may call at Voss Chapel on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. and on Friday at Zion Lutheran Church from 1 p.m. until time of service.
Memorials may be written to the Zion Lutheran Church.


ELSIE WOODS, 78, of Austin, died Sunday, December 11, 2011 at her residence.
She was born March 29, 1933 in Knott county, Ky., the daughter of the late Marion Mullins and Matilda (Ashley) Mullins. She was a homemaker.
She married Chester Grant Woods, who preceded her in death.
Survivors include here sons, Michael A. Woods, Austin and Gray Woods, Indianapolis.
Direct Cremation was chosen, No Services or Visitation.
Buchanan Funeral Home was chosen for the arrangements.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


ANGELA JEAN MERIWETHER, 72, died Monday, December 12, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
She was born in Lebanon Junction, Ky. on December 13, 1938 the daughter of Jake Wheeler and Nada Skaggs Wheeler Arnold. She and her husband, Ronny owned and operated Meriwether-Kochert Real Estate in Lanesville and was a Hall of Fame Realtor for Schuler-Bauer Real Estate Services and was a member of Southern Indiana Board of Realtors. She was a member of Christ United Methodist in Georgetown.
She was an avid golfer, she was a former member of Corydon Country Club, Valley View Golf Club and Jeffersonville Elks Club. She was a multi-year Ladies Golf Club Champion at the Corydon Country Club. She and Ronny were couples champions at Corydon Country Club, Doe Valley Golf Course and Lincoln Trails Golf Course in Vine Grove, Ky. She also made five holes-in-one in her golfing career. She was loved and will be missed by all her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, three sons, Christopher Meriwether (Alissa) of Louisville, Keith Meriwether (Nancy) of Sellersburg and Kevin Meriwether of Floyds Knobs; two brothers, Robert Arnold (Robin) and Michael Arnold (Janet) both of Louisville; her sister-in-law, Carla Meriwether of New Albany; seven grandchildren, Brittany McCarty, Hope, Hannah, Kellie, Nicholas, Jack and Tate Meriwether.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown. Chaplain Lenne Keithley, II will officiate.
Burial will be private in Wolfe Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home in Georgetown on Wednesday from 12-8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. on Thursday.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to either the Alzheimers Association or to her church.


JESSE A. WILLIAMS, 57, Salem died Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at his residence.
He was a retired roofer and had been a resident of Washington County for the past seven years, formerly of Floyds Knobs. He was born April 23, 1954 in Princeton, the son of the late Jesse and Betty Jean (Holcomb) Williams.
In addition to his wife Kristi L. (Denbo) Williams, he is also survived by Jessie Leigh Williams, Salem; two sisters, Cinda Williams, Edwardsville, and Brenda Miller, Salem.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Jeff Williams.
The funeral service was Thursday at Dawalt Funeral Home, with Rev. Jerry Goodwin officiating. Burial followed at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Pekin.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kristi Williams Memorial Fund, c/o MainSource Bank, 6671 Highway 150, Floyds Knobs, Ind. 47119.


FRANK GORDON "SENIOR" MINGIONE, 69, of Madison, died Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
He was born Sept. 18, 1942, in Cambridge, Ohio, the son of Frank H. and Eva E. Nunley Mingione. He was raised in Cambridge, Ohio, and was in the first graduating class of Cambridge High School in 1960. He was employed by Seneca Plastics in Cambridge, Ohio. After leaving Cambridge, he continued to work in the plastics industry in London, Ohio, and Columbus, Ohio. He moved to Madison in 1970. He was employed by Madison Plastics in 1970 and then started K.E.Y. Manufacturing in 1976 until selling the company in 1983. He worked as a consultant for Detroit Plastics molding until 1984, when he started F.A.S. Plastics and Hanover Machine and Tool, where he was the president and chief executive officer. He was a "motorhead" at heart and enjoyed collecting fast cars, showing classic cars and watching and competing in drag racing. He also owned F.A.S. Motorsports and had won many trophies and awards in the car arena. In his spare time he liked to fish, spend time with his family, watch his grandchildren participate in sports, and dote on his wife. He was a member of the National Hot Rod Association, National Rifle Association and the CAM Car Club. He was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church and a supporter of the Catholic schools.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Ann Burt Mingione, whom he married May 19, 1962; two sons, Frank J. "Junior" Mingione of Lexington and Stephen "Mitch" Mingione of Madison; one daughter, Amy Ball of Madison; two brothers, Anthony Mingione of Cambridge, Ohio, and Thomas Mingione of Arizona; seven grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Burial will be in Saint Patrick Catholic Cemetery.
Friends may call at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. and Thursday from 9-10:30 a.m. The rosary will be said at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Prince of Peace Master Plan or the CAM Car Club. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.


WILLIAM "BILL" LIONEL MUNDEN, 33, of Olive Branch, Mississippi, formerly of Scottsburg, died Monday December 5, 2011 at Baptist De Soto Hospital in South Haven, Mississippi.
He was born on April 4, 1978 in Indianapolis, the son of the late Ronald Wayne Munden and Kathy Dee (Whitehead) Kirchner, who survives. He was a private security guard for Securitas at the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Mississippi, a U.S. Army Veteran serving in Iraqi Freedom and also in the Texas National Guard during Hurricane Katrina. He attended Scottsburg High School and Ivy Tech Community College.
Survivors include his wife, Renea (Stacy) Munden; two sons, Logan Munden of Scottsburg and Trenton Munden of Arlington, Texas; three daughters, Hannah Munden of Scottsburg and Ava and Amara Munden both of Arlington, Texas; a step-son, Daniel also of Arlington, Texas; mother and step-father, Kathy & Bruce Kirchner of Scottsburg; two brothers, Richard (Tracee) Munden of St. Louis, Missouri and Alex (Rachel) Munden of Nashville, Tennessee; a sister, Amanda Munden of Scottsburg and one niece.
Services were private at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, Indiana.


DONA S. COOPER, 82, of Seymour, died Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at her home surrounded by family.
She was born August 4, 1929 and was a life-long Seymour resident. She graduated from Seymour High School in 1947 and Western College for Women of Oxford, Ohio in 1951. She married Paul M. Cooper on August 11, 1951. She was a member of the First Baptist Church for 71 years and served as a Sunday school teacher for nearly 50 years. She most recently taught her cherished friends in the Rebekah and Tri Mu class. She served as the Financial Secretary of the church for 17 years. She was a founder of the Seymour Meals on Wheels Program and delivered meals until just a few months prior to her death. She also served on the Jackson County Community Foundation Scholarship Committee and was a past president of Psi Iota Xi. Always devoted to her daughters and the community, Dona served in various roles throughout the years as Girl Scout and Brownie leader, PTA President and library board member.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. Durbin and Julia (Holt) Day, husband, Paul M. Cooper and granddaughter Meredith Sockwell.
She is survived by her brother Durbin (Janet) Day and sister, Helen Clark , three daughters, Barbara Janicki, Linda (John) Perkins, Leslie (Allen) Sockwell and 11 grandchildren: Megan, Jake and Madeline Janicki; Erin, Laura and Amanda Perkins; Brandon, Lindsay, Kyle, Brooke and Macy Sockwell.
Funeral services will be held at Voss Chapel on Saturday, December 17, at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Bruce Cochran officiating.
Friends may call at Voss Chapel on Friday from 4-8 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until time of service.
Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery, with a Voss Dove release.
Memorials may be given to First Baptist Church, Seymour, Jackson County Public Library, Seymour Meals on Wheels, Inc. and Hospice of Schneck Medical Center.


MARGIE A. MILLER, 79, of Pekin died Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was the retired owner of Wal-Mar Apartments in Pekin and a member of Pekin United Methodist Church and Pekin Senior Citizens. She was born April 28, 1932 the daughter of Fletcher and Thelma Elrod Bywater.
She was preceded in death her husband, Dale Miller. She then married Paul Lewellyn, and he also preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Ray Wesner, and a great-grandchild.
She is survived by a son, Steve Miller of Pekin; a foster brother, Frank Neff of Salem; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Cremation was chosen. A graveside service will be held later at Olive Branch Cemetery.


CLIFTON "CLIFF" E. BAIRD, 92, of Floral City, Fla., formerly of Salem, died Monday in Florida.
He was born June 28, 1919 in Elk Valley, Tenn., the son of Joshua and Nancy Jane Perkins Baird. He was retired from Baird Mobile Home Corporation. He was a Baptist and a member of Salem Masonic Lodge #21 and Scottish Rite, Valley of Indianapolis.
He is survived by his wife, Violet Lorraine Zink Baird; two sons, Ernie (Carolyn) Baird of Salem and Kenny (Nancy) Baird of Muskogee, Okla.; a daughter, Jeanie (Dean) Humphrey of Leesburg, Fla.; 15 grandchildren and several great- and great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Carol Wichman; six brothers, Lewis, Hiram, McKinley, Nathan, James and Chester; and six sisters, Ella Mae, Laura, Bertha, Myrtle, Ruth and Martha.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 19, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be Sunday from 4-8 p.m. and Monday from 8 a.m. until time of service.


BOBBY GENE "BOB" PRUETT, 64, of Corydon, died Monday, December 12, 2011 at his residence.
He was born December 31, 1946, the son of the late Lloyd Eugene and Inez O. Gray Pruett. He married Dianna Lynn Konkle on December 3, 1979 in Las Vegas, Nevada and she survives.
A 1964 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School, he attended Hanover College in 1964 and 1965. He was inducted into the U.S. Army where he served in the Vietnam War. He received his BS in history from Indiana University and was a social studies teacher and assistant wrestling coach at Atherton High School in Louisville. In Madison, he was a realtor and office manager for Stanley Gray Real Estate, owned and operated the Dairy Queen Stores and became vice president of Citizens National Bank.
From 1980 to 1982 he served as state representative for District 69 as a member of the Republican Party. He was a Sagamore of the Wabash, a lifetime member of the IU Alumni Association, Hoosier Hundred Member, IU Varsity Club, Jefferson County Board of Realtors; board member of the Jefferson County United Way, Madison Elks Club, Madison Rotary Club, Indianapolis Press Club, Skyline Club and the Columbia Club.
He attended Pfrimmers Chapel United Methodist Church in Corydon. He liked high school and college basketball, especially IU and also enjoyed watching the Indianapolis Colts.
Other survivors include his son, Josh Pruett of Corydon and sister, Wanda Horine of Hanover.
Calling will be Thursday from 3-8 p.m. at the Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon and Friday from 4-8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.
Officiating will be Pastor Karen Devaiser and the Rev. Don Pruett. Interment will be at the Liberty Cemetery near Hanover. Full military honors will be conducted at the graveside by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion and the Fort Knox Ceremonial Unit.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Liberty Cemetery Association or the Kent United Methodist Church through either funeral home.


DONALD C. CAMPBELL, 73, Pekin, died Thursday, Dec. 15 at his home.
He was born Dec. 3, 1938 in Washington County. He was a retired employee of Arpac in Corydon and a member of Canton Christian Church.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly Hattabaugh Campbell. They were married April 22, 1963. He is also survived by a son, Shane Campbell of Pekin; a sister, Jean Chastain of Campbellsburg and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and one sister.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011 at 10 a.m. at Weathers Funeral Hime. Burial will follow in Mt. Washington Cemetery.
Visitation will be Monday from 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday from 8 a.m. until time of service.


CHARLES J. "JEFF" AKERS, 51, of Salem, formerly of Scottsburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011 at his residence. He was born on September 19, 1960 in Seymour, the son of the late Charles Gordon Akers and Bernadene (Vires) Niewedde, who survives. He was an employee of Net Shape in Campbellsburg, also a former employee of the old American Steel Cord, K - Cord and the old Bowater Company all in Scottsburg.
Survivors include two daughters, Danielle Campbell of Scottsburg and Hope Frank of Seymour; a son, Joshua Akers of New Albany; his mother & stepfather, Bernadene & Fred Niewedde of Crothersville; three sisters, Pam Akers-Campbell of Crothersville, Nena Akers-Elam (Donnie) and Shelly Barrett both of Scottsburg and three grandsons, Dominic Akers, Jaiden & Ethan Campbell.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011 at Collins Funeral Home with cremation to follow services.
Visitation is after 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net


DAVID T. COLE, 52, of Scottsburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011 at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
He was born on May 24, 1959 in Scottsburg, the son of the late Hargis and Ida Mae (Crawford) Cole. He was a former employee of Morgan Foods in Austin.
Survivors include a son, Derrick T. Cole of Scottsburg; a stepson, Dalton Renoll of Crothersville; 10 brothers, Jesse Fairrell Hall of Scottsburg, Wendell R. Cole of Lexington, Larry and Terry Cole both of Scottsburg, Donnie Cole of Austin, Ricky Cole of Scottsburg, Gary Cole of Lexington, Jerry W. Cole of Austin, Douglas H. Cole of Richmond, Ky. and Denny G. Cole of Lexington; four sisters, Christine Robbins of Scottsburg, Mildred K. Brown, Sharon Morris and Donna Begley all of Austin, Indiana and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Solid Rock Church with burial to follow in New Providence Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg and after 9 a.m. Saturday at Solid Rock Church near Austin.
Online condolences may be made to www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


ROGER DALE PHILLIPS, 58, Deputy, died Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at King's Daughters' Hospital.
He was born on May 21, 1953 in Scottsburg to Myron L. “Red” and Madie Jean Weatherbee Phillips. He had last been last employed with Madison Precision and attended the Deputy United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his son: Tom (Angie) Phillips of Olympia, Ky.; his daughter: Megan (Warren) Elizabeth of New Albany; his mother; his sister: Shirley (Lyle) Jenkins of Bright, Ind.; his brother-in-law: Skip Jackson of Madison; his aunts: Margaret Collings of Scottsburg and Joyce Finch of Indianapolis; his nephew and nieces: Tim Thompson, Sherri Trapp, Lori Thomas and Janine Castle. He was preceded in death by his father; his sister: Charlotte A. Jackson; and his grandparents: Eugene and Cammie Wyne Phillips and Hosea and Josie Muster Weatherbee.
Funeral services were held Sunday, December 18, 2011 at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Burial followed at the Pisgah Cemetery near Deputy.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Deputy United Methodist Church or the Pisgah Cemetery Association.


JOHN NICHOLAS HERTZ, JR., 79, Bloomington, formerly of Madison, died Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at his residence.
He was born on May 16, 1932 in Madison to the late John Nicholas, Sr. and Florence Knox Hertz. He was retired from 40 years of service as a chemist with the Indiana Electric Corporation in Madison. He was also a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
Survivor include his good friend and caregiver: Laura Armes of Bloomington; his daughters: Mary Denise “Nisi” (Gary) McKenzie of Olympus Ky., Mary Margaret “Peggy” (Bill) Cunningham of Cape Coral, Fla. and Kathleen Mary Hertz of Bloomington; his son: John Thomas (Shelle) Hertz of Nashville, Ind.; his grandchildren: Joshua McKenzie, Tom Phillips, Deana Bailey and Kim Riley; his great-grandchildren: Jacob Conyers, Logan McKenzie, Emily Manley , Elijah Riley, and Courtney and Brandon Bailey; several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Mary Agnes Murphy Hertz; his sister: Dorothy Wykoff; and his grandson: Ryan McKenzie.
Funeral services were held on Monday, December 19, 2011 at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Burial followed at the Fairmount Cemetery in Madison. Full military honors were rendered by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion and the Wright Patterson Air Force Base Ceremonial Unit.
Memorial contributions may be made to the City of Bloomington Animal Shelter.


ALLAN L. NOTT, 72, of Austin, died Saturday, December 17, 2011 in Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
He was born August 23, 1939 in Richmond, the son of the late Theodore Nott and Dorothy Nott. He was married May 28, 1966 to Katherine (Cutshall) Nott, who survives. He retired from Arvins.
Survivors include his sons, Michael Nott, Crothersville, Timothy Nott, Scottsburg; brothers, Theodore Franklin Nott, West Port and Leonard Nott, Madison; a sister, Norma Jean Supple, Louisville. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by: a brother Paul Nott.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011 at Buchanan Funeral Home with Rev. Joel Barrett officiating.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Monday and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Burial will be at New Providence Cemetery in Austin, Indiana.
Memorial Contributions: to the family in honor of Allan.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


ELIZABETH ANN KAIN, 30, of Riverview, Florida, died December 15, 2011.
She is survived by her parents, Jim and Lee Ann Brodie; her sister Sarah; her grandparents, Ed and Bettie Kain and Mike and Marilyn Youngblood; her aunt and uncle, Jayne and Tony Pelaski; her nephew Bobby, and aunt, Rachel Youngblood.
Visitation will be held at Gehlbach and Royse, Georgetown, December 21, 4-7 p.m., with a memorial service following at 7 p.m.
Burial is private.


PATRICIA ELAINE MILLER MUIR, 64, of New Washington died Friday December 16, 2011.
She was born on January 29, 1947 in Villarica, Ga. to Charles F. and Mildred Hayes Miller and was a former Lab Tech for Hancock Regional Hospital.
Survivors include her husband; William Muir of New Washington, daughter; Shelia Johnson of Pell City, Ala., mother; Mildred Miller of Pell City, Ala., step-son; Christopher Muir of Morristown, Ind.; step daughter Amy Wickizer of Davenport, Iowa and her aunt and uncle who were her caregivers Bill and Wiona Hostetler of New Washington and five grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday December 19, 2011 at Grayson New Washington Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 12 p.m. on Monday.


SAMUEL JAMES WAINSCOTT, JR., 61, died Friday at Brownsboro Hills Nursing Home.
He was born on November 1, 1950 in Clark County to Samuel and Hazel Roberts Wainscott, Sr. He was a volunteer and a member of the Clifton Baptist Church in Louisville.
He is survived by a brother Lance Moore.
Funeral services were Monday, December 19, 2011 at the Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown Burial followed in Owen Creek Cemetery.
Condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


EVELYN N. (SMITH) LEIDOLF, 95, of Floyds Knobs, died on Friday, December 16, 2011 at home.
She was a devout Catholic and lifelong member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church. She worked for 40 years at the former M. Fine & Sons, Inc., in New Albany.
She was born on July 28, 1916 in Floyds Knobs to the late Anthony and Augusta (Deimler) Smith. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Dennis V. Leidolf; sister, Thelma Smith; and brother, Clifford Smith.
She is survived by her daughter, Mary Ann Lanum (Greg); brother, Harold Smith all of Floyds Knobs; grandchildren, Kelly Gedling (Edward), Carolyn Shaw, and Michael Lanum; great grandchildren, Cody, Cassidy, Baylee, Evan, Eli, and Allison; great great grandchild, Hazel; and her loving canine companion, Sophie.
Her Funeral Mass was celebrated Monday, Dec. 19, 2011 at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church in Floyds Knobs. Burial followed 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 Catholic Church (3033 Martin Road, Floyds Knobs, IN 47119).
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.


CHARLES RAYMOND HOYT, 91, Salem, died Thursday, December 15, 2011 at Meadow View Health and Rehab.
He was born on March 30, 1920 in Pekin to Earl R. and Mary Van Horn Hoyt. He was a retired assistant engineer for the Indiana State Highway Department and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was also a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and Salem United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his son: Richard (Carolyn) Hoyt of Salem; his brother: John E. Hoyt of Pekin; his granddaughters: Tiffany (Nick Smith) of Bloomington and Tamarya (Scott Johnson) of Nashville, Tenn.; and two great-grandsons: Collin and Caden Smith of Bloomington. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Shirley Voyles Hoyt; and his sister: Helen Brewer.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors.
Visitation will take place on Wednesday from 8 a.m. until the time of services.
Memorial contributions may be made to Salem United Methodist Church or the Alzheimer's Association.


GLADYS ASHBY BASS, 88, Madison, died Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at her home.
She was born on June 18, 1923 in Madison to Richard Steven and Frances Adkins Ashby. She worked for the State of Kentucky in the Accounting Department in Frankfort, Ky. and also taught art classes for Northern Kentucky University. She was a member of the Senior Ladies Club and the Cincinnati Women's Club.
Survivors include her daughter: Patricia G. Smith of Madison; her grandchildren: Lee Smith, Suzanne Smith Laine, Tommy Carbert, Patricia Carbert Wooten, Julie Carbert Hatfield, David Carbert and Tracy Carbert; her great-grandsons: Samuel Beach, Chain Wells and Mason Wells; her niece: Betty Davis Mitchell; several other great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her son: Richard Thomas “Butch” Carbert; her son-in-law: Donal Lee Smith; her sisters: Evelyn Ashby Mosser, Vicky Ashby Rowlette and Edna Ashby Rigsby; and her brother: Clifford Ashby.
Private funeral services will be held.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Riley Children's Hospital or Crohn's Disease.


BOBBY M. JONES, 84, Livonia, died Sunday, December 18, 2011 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born on April 11, 1927 in Livonia to Vance and Ossie Gardner Jones. He was a former employee of National Pool Builders and a retired self-employed contractor. He was a World War II Army veteran, a member of the American Legion Post # 195 and at Livonia Presbyterian Church. Survivors include his daughters: Rita Walton and Carolyn Jones, both of Livonia; his sisters: Alice Domi of Lawrence, Ind. and Maxine Luse of Salem; his grandchildren: Adam Walton and Shannon Lambert; and a great-grandson: Clayton Lambert. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife: Melba Lucille Wellman Jones.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at Livonia Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in Livonia Cemetery with military honors.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of services.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Weathers Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Livonia Presbyterian Church, 194 W. Church Street, Campbellsburg, IN 47108.


ROBERT CHESTER STEPHENS, 71,  of Scottsburg, died Sunday,  December 18, 2011   in Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
She was born August 17, 1940 in Colby, Wisconsin, the son of the late Chester  Stephens  and Mildred  (Elstrom) Stephens.  He was married March 15, 1969 to Lavonne  (Draper)  Stephens,  who survives. His Alma Mater is University of Wisconsin.
Additional survivors include a son, John Stephens, Wisconsin;  daughters, Deanna Shirlock, California, Toni Ottensmeier, Kansas, William Stephens, Fla., Stacey Bertsch, Missouri; a son, Jason (Angela) Stephens of Woodstock, Georgia and a daughter, Susie Stephens Couch of Scottsburg; sisters, Sandra (Gerald) Greipentrog of Spencer, Wisconsin and Darla (Kenny) Strey of Florida. He is also survived by 17 Grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday  and after 9 a.m. Thursday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Scottsburg.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society in care of Buchanan Funeral Home.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net


MAXINE O. PRITCHETT, 87, died Friday, Dec. 16, 2011 at her home.
She was a native of La Porte, Ind., the daughter of the late Jack L. and Bernice Froscik Palmer. She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, the Ladies Club, and served for many years on the  parish picnic and dinner committees.
She was preceded in death by her husband Carl, and a daughter B.J. and her husband Ron Park.
Surviving are, daughter, Mary Ann Netherton (Tom), Jeffersonville; a brother, Jim Palmer, Ill.; four grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Silver Creek Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Paul Church.


 

 

 

 

 

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