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Obituaries December 28, 2011 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 27 December 2011 00:00


BOBBY M. JONES, 84
KEVIN LEE STINSON, SR., 57
MABEL EVELYN CLAPP, 76
JOCIE D. BOTTORFF, 97
RICHARD WAYNE “DICKY” KINMAN, 43
HERMAN OTIS TAYLOR, 41
JESSE HUTCHINSON, SR
ALVIN GENE WILSON, 81
DONALD C. CAMPBELL, 73
ALBERTA SENN, 86
BESSIE LOUISE VANCE GAINES SANDS, 89
NELSON O. GASSER, 80
MARGARETTE L. WHITTINGTON EAST TITUS, 89
DEREK WILLIAM "BILL" REED, AGE 42
DONALD EUGENE LEWIS, JR., 38
LEWIS “PETE” GARRETT, 90
MILDRED KATHERINE HOBBS, 88
JOHNIE A. STEWART, 87
THOMAS SANSOM, 60
BILLIE JOANNA GORE-VINCENT, 26
DONALD WOOD TAYLOR, 76


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.

 


KEVIN LEE STINSON, SR., 57, of Jeffersonville died Monday, December 19, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born on October 1, 1954 in New Albany, to Frank and Ruth Brown Stinson. He worked for Sears and CSX Railroad. He was also a member of the St. James Methodist Church. He is preceded in death by his wife Marilyn Stinson who passed away on June 22, 2001, and his father Frank Stinson.
Survivors include his son, Kevin Stinson, Jr. (Chavonne) of Jeffersonville; daughter, Sheila Williams of Tenn; mother, Ruth Stinson of New Albany; sisters, Carol Hickerson of Jeffersonville, Linda Duncan of New Albany, Donna Brown of Jeffersonville and Pam Proctor of New Albany; brothers, Frank Stinson of Jeffersonville and Greg Stinson of New Albany; grandchildren, Kasir Robinson, Kieran Forest, Jerroderick Green, and Denietra Green; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 23, 2011 at 2 p.m. at the St. James Methodist Church, with burial in the Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Friday after 11 a.m. at the church.
Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown handling the arrangements.
Condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


MABEL EVELYN CLAPP, 76, died Monday, December 19, 2011 at Riverbend Cottage.
She was born on August 23, 1935 in Whitesburg, Ky. to Theodore And Melda Gilley Standifer. She was a office worker for the Clark County REMC and a member of the First Baptist Church in New Washington.
Survivors include her sons, Jerry Clapp of Otisco, and James Clapp of New Washington; brother, David Standifer of Cumberland, Ky.; sisters, Shirley Day of Witco, Ky., Pauline Odom of Jeffersonville, and Audrey Hickerson of Charlestown; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 23, 2011 at 1 p.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington, with burial in the New Market Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Thursday from 1pm to 8pm and after 9am on Friday.
Condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


JOCIE D. BOTTORFF, 97, died Monday, December 19, 2011 at Norton Hosparus Hospital in Louisville.
She was a devoted housewife for over 70 years and a member of Stoneypoint Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband: Vernon Bottorff; four brothers, Floyd, Pete, Ivan and Ray Druin and three sisters, Mamie Spurgeon, Alma Crone and JoAnn Ellis.
Surviving are a brother, Kenneth Leon Druin, Memphis; sisters, Mary Hopwood, Memphis and Carrie Richey, Sellersburg; several nieces and nephews and caregivers, Terry & Dana Druin.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at the Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg with burial to follow at Silver Creek Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday from noon to 8 p.m. and anytime after 9 a.m. until the time of service on Thursday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.garrfuneralservices.com


RICHARD WAYNE “DICKY” KINMAN, 43, Madison, died Monday, December 19, 2011 at his home.
He was born on June 9, 1968 in Carrollton, Ky. to Wendell R. and Carolyn Marie Burgin Kinman. He was most recently employed in the Mechanical Melt Shop Maintenance for North American Stainless near Carrollton. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Gulf War and attended the Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Madison.
Survivors include his wife: Mildred R. Aich Kinman; his daughter: Stephane R. Kinman and her companion Jordan Ashcraft of Madison; his step-sons: Michael D. (Chrissy) Whitham of Madison and Jeremy D. Whitham of Columbus, Oh.; his grandchildren: Megan and Christian Whitham; his father and step-mother: Lori Kinman of Carrollton; his mother; his mother-in-law: Dolores Alch of Madison; his grandmother: Lois Ann Steffes of Morris, Ill.; his sisters: lynda Weber of Madison and Gala (Scott) Osgood of Carrollton; his brothers: Kevin (Dana) Kinman of Carrollton and Chad Kinman and his companion Tina Salyer of Richmond, Ky.; his sisters-in-law: Mary M. Aich of Indianapolis and Marie (Dave) Royalty of Madison; his brother-in-law: Bob Aich of Niceville, Fla.; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his step-father: Bobby Warfiled; his father-in-law: Charles S. Aich; his grandfather: Donald Steffes; and his grandparents: Mary and Ben Burgin and Emmett and Bessie Kinman.
A celebration of life was held on Thursday, December 22, 2011 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial followed at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison. Full military honors were conducted in the Chapel of the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion and the United States Navy Ceremonial Unit.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Prince of Peace Schools Annual Fund or the American Heart Association.


HERMAN OTIS TAYLOR, 41, of Austin, died Tuesday, December 20, 2011 in Norton's Hospital, Louisville.
He was born February 24, 1970 in Madison, the son of Bruce Taylor and Bonnie (Peacock) Taylor, who survives.
He also married Tammy Bauernfiend, who survives.
He was an employee of E.&T. Masonary in Austin. He was baptized in the Austin Church of God. He was a member of the Jennings Twp Conservation Club and the National Guard.
Survivors include a son, Dakota Taylor, Austin; Daughter, Daelyn Taylor, Austin; a son, Kaden Taylor, Austin; a sister, Becky Pedersen, Austin; a brother, Edd Taylor, Austin; two step sisters and one step brother. He was also survived by several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by: by his father Bruce Taylor.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, December 23, 2011 at Buchanan Funeral Home with Rev. Dave Huey officiating.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday December 23, 2011 at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


JESSE HUTCHINSON, SR., 81, of Austin, died Wednesday, December 21, 2011 in Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was born December 14, 1930 in Perry County, Ky., the son of the late Dan Hutchinson and Molly (Duff) Hutchinson. He was married to Margaret (Bush) Hutchinson for 61 years.
Survivors include sons, Wendell (Vicki) Eldridge, Austin, Larry (Debra) Hutchinson, Borden, James (Lora) Hutchinson, Scottsburg, Jesse (Michelle) Hutchinson, Jr., Austin; daughters, Dianna Holland, Scottsburg, Louise (Jeff) Stamper, Henryville; brothers, Paul Hutchinson, Scottsburg, John Hutchinson, Indianapolis; sisters, Liz Miller, Hazard, Ky., Polly Spencer, Austin, Louella Allen, Terre Haute, Sally Bowling, Franklin, Ruthie Lane, Eldorado, Ohio. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, David Hutchinson and a daughter, Carol Hollon.
Funeral services 10 a.m. Friday, 12/23/2011 at fourth Street Pentencostal Church with Rev. Green Neace officiating.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Buchanan Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Friday at 4th Street Pentencostal Church.
Burial will be at Wesley Chapel Cemetery Austin, Indiana.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


ALVIN GENE WILSON, 81, a resident of the Lutheran Community Home, died Wednesday, December 21, 2011.
He was born November 14, 1930 in Cincinnati, Ohio the son of Jason Wilson Sr. and Ina (Wade) Wilson.
He worked at Arvin Industries, Amoco Chemical Corp., Cummins Engine Co., and Schneider Nursery.
On July 3, 1955 at New Hope Church in rural Seymour he married Janet (Baker) Wilson who survives in rural Seymour. He served in the United States Army attended Central Christian Church and loved gardening and always planted lots of tomatoes and other vegetables. He also grew watermelons.
Other survivors include, three children, a daughter Linda (Kyle) Bowman of Crothersville, two sons, Steven R. Wilson and Eric Dean both of Seymour, four grandchildren, Tyler Bowman, serving in Kuwait, Chase Wilson, Larissa Wilson, Dylan Wilson all of Seymour, four brothers, Harold (Sharon) Wilson of Seymour, Gerald (Carol) Wilson of Wisconsin, Arnold (Cheryl) Wilson of Seymour, Louis (Theresa) Wilson of Hayden, several nieces and nephews, a brother-in-law, Bill & Linda Baker of Sea Side, North Carolina.
He was preceded in death by a son Brian G. “Bubba” Wilson, Feb. 14, 2011, a brother, Jason Wilson Jr., three sisters, Sylvia Miles, Bernice Corya, & Christine Wilson (who died in infancy).
Rev. Lewis Wright will conduct funeral services at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 23, 2011 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, with burial to follow at Uniontown Cemetery.
Friends may call on Friday, December 23, 2011 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville.
Memorial donations may be given to Uniontown Cemetery or Amercian Diabetes Foundation c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.


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 two daughters, Carrie Brewer of Salem and Tammy Kirtley of Pekin; 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 were Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Mt. Washington Cemetery.


ALBERTA SENN, 86, a resident of Covered Bridge Health Campus, died Thursday, December 22, 2011.
She was born March 1, 1925 in Clark County, she was the daughter of J.C. and Flora (Dean) Beswick who preceded her in death. She married Leroy Senn on July 16, 1944, he passed away on September 19, 2011. She retired from the former U.S. Shoe Corp. She and Leroy lived and worked in Crothersville until moving to Seymour in 2003. She was a member of the Crothersville United Methodist Church, Phi Beta Psi Sorority, and Order of Eastern Star.
Other survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Danny & Janice Senn, his grandkids, Tracy (Rick) Westfall, Teri Trimnell, Jason (Christie) Senn and Patrick Senn; his great-grandchildren, Matthew Trimnell, Carlee Westfall, Brittany Trimnell, Haley Westfall, Jacob Senn, Colin Senn and Brandon Senn, all of Seymour.
Reverend Joe Wyatt and Reverend David Schill will conduct funeral services at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011 at Crothersville United Methodist Church in Crothersville, with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.
Friends may visit the family on Friday, Dec. 23, 2011 from 4:30-8 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory and after 9 a.m. on Saturday Dec. 24, 2011 at Crothersville United Methodist Church.
Memorial donations may be given in memory of Alberta to Crothersville United Methodist Church c/o Adams Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229 Online condolences may be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.


BESSIE LOUISE VANCE GAINES SANDS, 89, Bedford, Ky. died Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison.
She was born October 19, 1922 in Owen County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late, James & Lucy Florence Glore Vance. She resided her early life in Owen County and was a 1940 graduate of Bethany High School. She was employed with Charlestown Ammunition Plant and then the Madison State Hospital for several years. She worked for 20 years with the U.S. Shoe Corporation in Vevay and Madison in the repair department. She was a member of the Milton Baptist Church for many years and for the past 38 years she was a member of the Scottsburg Nazarene Church where she had taught Sunday school. She was a member of the Jefferson County Civil Defense and the Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary. She was commissioned a Kentucky Colonel and was a member of the Dorcas Circle of King's Daughters'.
She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Robert L. Sands of Bedford, Kentucky; her loving daughter, Shirley E. Brierly & her husband, Robert of Milton, Kentucky; her loving son: John C. Gaines & his wife, Nancy of Milton, Kentucky; her loving step sons: Paul Sands of Scottsburg, Steve Sands & his wife, Wilma of New Albany, Roger Sands of Scottsburg; her loving sister: Glenna Haun & her husband, Bill of Orange City, Florida; her loving grandchildren: Melissa Jo Sharon, Janet Nevins, John Timothy Gaines, Laraina Suzette Shelton, Terri Ann Thorn & Barry Gaines; her step-grandchildren: Bettina Jo Ginn, Nyles Callis, Leslie Staggers & Melissa Kindall; her great-grandchildren: Michael Sharon, Jennifer Nevins, Shawn Sucher, Sierra Davis, Kathryn Nevins, Maggie Jo Ginn, Brandon Callis, Ashley Shelton, Trisha Gaines, Samantha Gaines, Alexis Gaines, Logan Gaines, Julia Thorn, Mark Thorn, Ezra Staggers, Molly Staggers & Zoe Staggers; her great-great grandson: Kevin Michael Kidwell; several nieces, nephews, cousins & other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James & Lucy Florence Glore Vance; her first husband, Claude Gaines died, October 20, 1970; her sons, R.C. Gaines & James Barrett Gaines; her grandson, Kevin Michael Nevins.
Funeral services were Friday, December 23, 2011 and were conducted by the Rev. Nelson Spaulding and the Rev. Chris Kindall, at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
Interment followed in the Moffett Cemetery in Milton, Kentucky.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Disease or the Scottsburg Nazarene Church.Cards are available at the funeral home.


NELSON O. GASSER, 80, of Grundy, Va., died Oct. 3, 2011.
He was born July 24, 1931 at Kansas City Mo., the son of Joseph of Tyro Austria and Maglalina Pinch Gasser of East Prussia.
He was known in the Little York area for his sawmills, timber-logging operation supplying cross-ties and bridge lumber to the state and railroad. His dozer operations clearing land and water ways and several lakes and water sheds in Clark, Jackson, Jefferson, Scott and Washington counties.
He transferred to Grundy, Va. In the late 70s to coal fields as welder mechanic, heavy equipment Operator Engineer AFL-CIO. He was owner of a trucking company in the coal fields. He finished final work years retiring at age 77 from operating Cat dozer reclaiming the land from coal mining.
His funeral was attened by his brother-in-law Buford (Ford) Smith, son Jimmie Dale Gasser and his wife Tyna Gassner and daughters Meranda Gasser and Virgina Harbold and husband Jim Horbold and their two daughters Tyna and Nicole of Underwood, son David A. Gasser and his wife Carletta J. Gasser of Lexington.
He was preceded in death by his wife Betty Jane Osborne Gasser.
Burial took place at Mountain Valley Memorial Park, Big Rock, Va.
Shortridge and Ramy Funeral Home handled the arrangements.


MARGARETTE L. WHITTINGTON EAST TITUS, 89, died December 20, 2011.
She was a member of the Memphis, TN Chapter of the Eastern Star, a baptized believer in Christ, on August 15, 1955, and a member of the Lexington Christian Church. Later she transferred her membership to the White Plains Methodist Church, later becoming an active participant of the Community Christian Church at Sellersburg Health and Rehabilitation Center in Sellersburg, IN.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Matilda Charlton Whittington (1924), father, Oscar Thomas Hansford Whittington (1936), husband, Adolph East Sr. (1947), daughter, Catherine Lucille East (1948), husband, James Milford Titus (1976), great-granddaughter, Ashley Morgan White (1987), sister, Lois Whittington Cummins Ford Bennett (2002), a son, Adolph East Jr. (2003), and nephews, William A. Ford (2010) and Robert D. Ford (2011). Survivors include three children: Rebecca (Becky) White and husband JR of New Albany, IN; Sherry Lewis and husband Larry of Carrollton, KY; John (Bill) East and friend Linda of Sellersburg; daughter-in-law, Beth East of Sellersburg; 11 grandchildren: David White and wife Beth of New Albany; Lisa Ryba and husband Stan of Tabernacle, NJ; Michael White and wife Stephanie of Louisville; Robin Warren and husband Kevin of Sellersburg; Dolph East and wife Angela of Atlanta, GA; Neil East and wife Lisa of Sellersburg; Steve East and wife Theresa of Louisville; James Lewis of Carrollton, Ky.; Christa Hall and husband Randy of Marysville; John East Jr. of Sellersburg; and Stephanie Callaway of Charlestown; 29 great-grandchildren; and two step-daughters, Reita Procter of North Vernon; and Pat Petro of Arizona; and our Mississippi family: James E. Cummins (Joyce) and Sherrie F. Buffington (Joe) and Hope Patterson.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 26, 2011, at 2 PM, at Scott Funeral Home’s North Chapel, 2515 Veterans Parkway, Jeffersonville, with a private burial in the Methodist Church cemetery in White Plains, Georgia. Visitation will be held on Monday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to Life Span Resources, Attention: Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 995, New Albany, IN 47151-0995; or Hosparus of Southern Indiana, 624 E. Market Street, New Albany, IN 47150; or the Alzheimer’s Association, 6100 Dutchmans Lane, Suite 401, Louisville, KY 40205. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.


DEREK WILLIAM "BILL" REED, 42, died Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at his home in Madison, Indiana.
He was born Oct. 19, 1969 in Madison, the son of Barbara McIntyre Reed Feider. He resided nearly all of his life in Madison and was a 1986 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. In school he was a member of the marching band and enjoyed playing the trumpet. He was proud that he had received the perfect attendance award for five years perfect attendance. He also was a member of the Boy's Scouts of America and a member of the St. John's United Church of Christ. He worked as a youth as a newspaper carrier for the Madison Courier. He served in the United States Navy from 1986-1988 and was honorably discharged. He had worked as a self-employed carpenter and general maintenance man for most of his life. He was a very talented mechanic, fix it man, woodworker and enjoyed remodeling houses. He had last worked for Harsco in Carrollton, Kentucky.
He is survived by his mother, his companion, Sherry Boley of Madison; his daughter, Sheryll Ann Reed Tritch & her husband, Josh of Garden Ridge, Arkansas; his sons, Olan Scott Reed of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Blake Walker Reed of Petersburg, Ind., Matthew Reed of Scottsburg; his granddaughter, Summer Faith Tritch; his half-brother, James William Reed of Indianapolis; his half-sisters, Terrie Lynn Reed Thacker of Madison, Beth Reed of Harrisburg, Arkansas; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews & other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his step father, George Feider; his grandparents, John Raymond McIntyre, Ella Abston McIntyre Miller, Clyde Miller, William B. Sr. & Cora Elizabeth Reed. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, December 24, 2011 at 1:00 p.m., by Pastor Mike Straub and Pastor Richard "Ski" Jankosky, at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. Interment will follow in the Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison, Indiana.
Friends may call Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana.
SPECIAL SERVICES Military honors will be conducted at the Chapel at Grandview by Jefferson Post 9, of the American Legion.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John's United Church of Christ Organ Repair Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home.


DONALD EUGENE LEWIS, JR., 38 of Charlestown died on Wednesday Dec. 21, 2011 in El Paso, TX.
He was born on January 16, 1973 to Donald E. Lewis, Sr and Betsy Arlene Decker in Jeffersonville, IN. He was a former volunteer fireman and was currently a truck driver for Mister P Trucking.
Survivors include his wife the former Lea Lyons; sons, Donald Lewis, III and Zachary Lewis; step-son, Devon Lyons, daughter; Ilaine Lewis; step-daughter, Navissa Vall all of Charlestown, parents; Donald and Betsy Lewis, Sr., of Charlestown; sisters, Tammy Sumpter and Amanda Lewis both of Charlestown and Janet Greenleaf of New Washington and a grandson Bryan Lewis.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday December 28, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 9 a.m. on Wednesday


LEWIS “PETE” GARRETT, 90, of Charlestown died Saturday Dec. 24, 2011 at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville.
He was born on May 8, 1921 in Clay County, Ky. to Noble and Dollie Mae Woods Garrett. He was a retired mechanic and carpenter and a member of the North Charlestown Church Of God.
Survivors include his wife Thelma Hattabaugh Garrett, daughter; Louise Griffith of Batavia, Ohio, grandchildren James and Louise Griffith of Batavia, Ohio, step-sons; Gary Robertson of New Albany, Ronnie Hattabaugh of Jeffersonville, Step-daughters; Betty Anderson of Bradenton, Fla. and Sandra K Wray of Charlestown, brothers; Lawrence Garrett of Franklin, Ky. and Wade Garrett of San Diego, Calif., sisters; Loretta Olzer of Anderson, Calif. and Margie Sparks of Jeffersonville and several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday Dec. 28, 2011 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown.
Visitation will be after 10 a.m. on Wednesday.
Online condolences at www.graysonfuneralhome.com


MILDRED KATHERINE HOBBS, 88, of New Washington died Dec. 25, 2011 at Hampton Oaks in Scottsburg.
She was born on March 13, 1923 in Jeffersonville to Robert and Maggie Bower Baird. She was a former employee of I.C.I. in Charlestown and a member of the New Market Christian Church.
She is survived by her sons; Jerry Hobbs(Juanita) of New Washington, and John Hobbs(Gina) of Nabb; daughter, Janie Hobbs of Charlestown, brothers; George Baird of Madison and Jim Baird of Charlestown, sisters; Lula Jones of Marysville and Virginia Cooper of Charlestown and four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday Dec. 28, 2011 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 9 a.m. on Wednesday.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the New Market Christian Church.
Online condolences at www.graysonfuneralhome.com


JOHNIE A. STEWART, 87, Elizabeth, died Saturday, December 24, 2011 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
He was born in Elizabeth “Fishtown”, April 15, 1924 the son of Horace G. and Edna Pearl Shewmaker Stewart. He was retired from American Standard in Louisville, was a WWII Army Veteran and a member of the American Legion.
He was preceded in death by his parents,, his brothers Lloyd and Robert Wayne Stewart, his daughter, Phyllis Ireland and two grandchildren, Kelly Jo Stewart and Jordan Willard Simmons.
He is survived by one son, John William Stewart of Elizabeth; three daughters, Ruby Stewart of Milton, New Jerswy, Elizabeth “Libby” Simmons Gurtz (Elmer) of Corydon and Peggy Gatewood (Richard) of Clarksville; his sister, Faye Richert of Salem; eight grandchildren, Christopher, Cari, Brittany, Jessica, Jonathon, John Jr., Jacory, and Kayla; seven great-grandchildren, Ciara, Bryson, Christian, Benjamen, Blake, Misty and Heavenly.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon. Pastor Don Gatewood will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Elizabeth.
Visitation will be after 9 a.m. on Wednesday.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to Davita Dialysis at 2669 Charlestown Rd. New Albany, IN. 47150.
Pallbearers will be Don Stewart, Ronnie McMonigle, Christopher Combs, Bob Hedrick, David Whallen and Dana Woods.
Please visit www.gehlbachandroyse.com to sign Johnie's online guestbook or to leave a condolence message for the family.


THOMAS SANSOM, 60, of Austin, died Monday, December 26, 2011 in Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He was born February 19, 1951 in Logan County, W.Va., the son of the late Brady Sansom and Dove (Sansom) Sansom.
Survivors include a brother, Fred Sansom, Charlestown, West Virginia; sister, Irene Lusk, Cleveland, Ohio; nephew, Scottie Samson, Austin; niece, Tracy Richardson, Scottsburg.
The family Chose Cremation.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


BILLIE JOANNA GORE-VINCENT, 26, Salem, died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, at her residence.
She was born Nov. 4, 1985, at Louisville, the daughter of William Ralph and Connie Bramer Gore.
She was preceded in death by her father, William Ralph Gore.
Survivors include: her mother, Connie Croston, Salem; her grandparents, Richard and Dolores Bramer, Pekin; a brother, Edward Croston, Jacksonville, Fla.; and a sister, Shelby Croston of Salem.
Funeral services were Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the funeral home with cremation to follow.


DONALD WOOD TAYLOR, 76, of Scottsburg, died Friday, December 23, 2011 at Scott Villa Living Center Scottsburg.
He was born September 13, 1935 in Spencer County, Ky. the son of the late George Taylor and Mattie (Satterly) Taylor. He retired from Anaconda Alum. Company. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Scottsburg, Indiana.
Survivors include his sons, Donald W. (Vickie) Taylor, Jr., Scottsburg, Randy Glynn Taylor, Austin, Norman Lee (Brabdy) Taylor, Austin; daughters, Joyce Bolin, Scottsburg, Bonnie (Harry) McAllister, Austin, Betty (Doug) Pence, Scottsburg, Donna (Ronnie) Hardin, Louisville, Ky. Janice (Jeff) Amos, Scottsburg, Sandy (Kevin) Vernon, Scottsburg, Carolyn Taylor, Austin and a sister, Christina Boblitt, Bardstown, Ky. He is also survived by 39 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by: Brothers: Cecil, Stanley, and Jack Taylor; Sisters: Myrtle Kidwell and Lottie Taylor; Grandsons: Zachary and Joshua Taylor, Andrew Hardin and Jason Pence.
Funeral Service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at Buchanan Funeral Home with Pastor Bob Flynn officiating.
Visitation will be after 9 am Wednesday December 28, 2011 at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Scottsburg Cemetery Scottsburg, Indiana.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


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