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Obituaries February 1, 2012 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 31 January 2012 00:00

GEORGE A. MATUSKY, 67
JANUS MARIE (JACKSON) HALL, 66
ELLA  PARKER, 57
ORVIL E. HUSSUNG, 88
HUGH M. ADAMSON, 74
ALEX BLEVINS, 31
FERN KELLY, 85
JAMES W. COTTON, SR., 57
ELSIE MAE SHARP, 78
MARY JUANITA TAYLOR, 79
CHRISTY DAWN CAMPBELL, 23
ROLLIN M. PAYNE, 68
CLEO SMITH, 86
MARY COLLINS DIEDRICH, 84
HELEN L. (PLUE) STURGEON, 74
CARLENE FAY JONES, 66
PAULINE MORRIS, 76
DELMAR PARNELL MIDDLETON, 59
LEE SULLIVAN, 88
PAUL R. HEDGE, 79
VINCENT J. SCHMIDT, 92
LOIS JEAN MOLDENHAUER, 84
JOANN DRURY, 67

 

GEORGE A. MATUSKY, 67, died Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at Indian Creek Rehabilitation Center in Corydon.
He was born in Freemont W.V. on December 16, 1944 the son of Michael and Naomi Wisenbaler. He was a self employed truck driver and an Air Force Veteran.
He is survived by a daughter, Julie Thieneman (Steve) of Floyds Knobs; a son, Greg Matusky of Sellersburg; his mother Naomi Matusky of Pearl, Mississippi; two brothers, Michael and David Matusky both of Pearl, Mississippi; two grandchildren, Savannah and Tristin Thieneman of Floyds Knobs.
Memorial services will be held at noon Saturday, 28, 2012.  Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service.
The family suggest memorial donations be made to HEART Humane Society Inc. in Corydon, P. O. Box 576 Corydon, IN 47112.
Arrangements are by Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon, IN.
Please visit www.gehlbachandroyse.com to sign Georges online guestbook or to leave a condolence message for the family

 


JANUS MARIE (JACKSON) HALL, 66 of Crothersville, died Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at her home.
She was born January 1, 1946 in Jennings County, the daughter of Willard Earl and Eva Pauline (Eacret) Jackson who are both deceased. She was a 1965 Crothersville High School graduate. On October 16, 1966 at the Crothersville Christian Church she married James Edwin “Ed” Hall who survives in Crothersville.
She worked as a team member for 25 years at Panaosote and 17 ½ years at Aisin (A.U.M.) After retiring she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, family, and friends and attending horse races. Jan was a member of Crothersville Church of the Nazerene, life member of the Ladies Auxillary Post 1083 of Crothersville, American Legion-Cootsie, and an inactive member of Phi Beta Psi Sorority.
Other survivors include, a son, Edwin James Hall of Brownstown, grandchildren, Erin Hall, Megan Hall, and Conner Hall all of Brownstown, step grandchildren, Tiffany Derringer of Greenwood, IN, and Nick Derringer of Brownstown, three sisters, Clara (Don) Ross of Commisky, Juanita (L.L.) Lowrey of Scottsburg, Jane (Mike) Hien of Crothersville, two brothers, Scott (Karen) Jackson of Crothersville, Bob (Phyllis) Jackson of Crothersville, two close friends, Bootsie Royalty and Nancy Church.
Rev. Mark Wooten will conduct funeral services at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 27, 2012 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.
Friends may call on Thursday, January 26, 2012 from 4-8 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville and after 9 a.m. on Friday at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville.
The Crothersville VFW ladies Aux. will conduct a memorial service at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville.
She was also preceded in death by a sister Lois Louise (Jackson) Thompson, and a brother, John Albert Jackson.
Memorial donations may be given to Schneck Memorial Hospice, American Cancer Society, or Crothersville Cemetery c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.


ELLA  PARKER, 57,  of Deputy, died Sunday, January 22, 2012 in King's Daughters' Hospital Madison.
She was born March 12, 1954 in Indianapolis, the daughter of the late Cloyd R. Daily  and Norma  (Pierce) Daily. She was married to Roscoe Parker, who survives. She attended the House of Prayer in Austin.
Survivors include daughters, Tonia Howard, Deputy, Angela Parker, Austin; brothers, Cloyd  R Daily,Jr., Ft. Myers, Fla., Jimmy  Wevel, Ft. Myers, Fla.,.; half brother, John Daily, Ft. Myers, Fla.; sisters, Cora Daily, Ft. Myers, Fla., Barbara Estep, Austin; half sister, Betsey Daily, Fla..; half sister, Molly Daily, Fla. She is also survived by five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, January 27, 2012 at Buchanan Funeral Home  with Rev. Green Neace officiating.
Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Friday.
Burial will be at Spurgeon Cemetery Austin.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the family.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


ORVIL E. HUSSUNG, 88, died Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at his home in Lanesville.
He was born in Harrsion County, Indiana on January, 19, 1924 the son of William J. and Alma Eisenmenger Hussung. He was the former owner of Stan’s Sewing and Machine Service Center in Corydon and retired from Singer. He was a member of the Red Cross Disaster Team and Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church near Edwardsville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his stepmother, Gertrude Hussung and his brothers, Alvin and Morris Hussung.
He is survived by his wife, Rose Fachinger Hussung of Lanesville; two sons, Richard Hussung (Valerie) of Oxnard, Calif., Jerry Hussung (Susan) of Lanesville; one sister, Doris Baumgart of Cincinnati, Ohio; five grandchildren, Lisa Dings (Jonathon) of Boulder, Colo., Annette Rudd (Richard) of Louisville, Angela Harley (Frank) of Floyds Knobs, Tonya Powers (Sam) of Lanesville and William “Bill” Hussung of Oxnard, Calif., seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 28, 2012 at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church. Pastor Mark Darnstadt will officiate. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery in Lanesville.
Visitation will be held at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown on Friday from noon to 8 p.m. and after 8:30 a.m. on Saturday.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to the Alzheimers Association.


HUGH M. ADAMSON, 74, died Saturday, January 21, 2012 in Keller, Texas.
He was born December 6, 1937 in Louisville.
He was a former employee of Brown & Williamson and owner/operator of Frames and Things on Frankfort Avenue. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force; past President of Frankfort Avenue Business Association; past Kentucky Sportsman “Sportsman of the Year” and “Conservation Educator of the Year” and Harrods Creek Field & Stream Club “Sportsman of the Year.”
He is preceded in death by his parents, Hugh P. and Alice Jekel Adamson, and his wife, Retta E. Adamson.
He is survived by a daughter, Monique Mistler (David), Keller, TX; step-daughter, Peggy Sutton(Gary) and a step-son, Mike Helton (Maggie) both of New Albany; sisters, Lynn Linde, Mt. Washington, KY and Nancy Ford, Leesburg, FL; brother, James “Jim” Adamson, Shepherdsville, KY; grandchildren, Bryant Mistler, Michael Helton(Kristy) and Daniel Helton(Chichi); great-grandchildren, Jake and Zach Helton; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, January 28, 2012 at the Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown with burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens West.
Visitation will be held on Friday starting at 1-8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Saturday until time of service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to the Hugh Adamson Scholarship Fund or Kentucky Wildlife Federation Foundation c/o Harrods Creek Field & Stream Club, P.O. Box 22592, Louisville, KY. 40222.
Condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


ALEX BLEVINS, 31, Salem, died Sunday, January 22, 2012 in Salem.
He was born November 9, 1980 in Huntsville, Ala. to Jerry Christopher and Lynn Golden Blevins. He was the Executive Director of Kentucky C.A.S.A. Inc. in Louisville. He was also a member of the Centre College Alumni Association and a board member of the St. Andrew's Sewanee School Alumni Foundation in Tennessee.
Survivors include his wife: Alice Bartanen Blevins; his daughter: Harper Marie Lewis Blevins of Salem; his son: Charles Christopher Blevins of Salem; his father; his step-mother: Shelia Blevins of South Pittsburg, Tenn.; his step-sister: Laura Johnson of Mobile, Ala.; and his step-brother: Christopher Wolfe of Bowling Green, Ky. He was preceded in death by his mother.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at The Galt House in Louisville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Blevins Children Education Fund C/O Mid Southern Savings Bank, P.O. Box 545 Salem, IN 47167.


FERN KELLY, 85, of Austin, died Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
She was born on November 2, 1926 in Longs Creek, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Charles and Rachel  (Deaton) Stamper.  She was a former employee of Sylvania in Seymour, the old Charlestown Ammunition Plant in Charlestown and the old Regal Rugs in North Vernon, Indiana and a Baptist.  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Regina Katherine Cline.
Survivors include four daughters, Pamela Amick, Lisa Hounshell and Paula Kern all of Scottsburg and Leah Sweany of Seymour;  two sons, Larry Bowling and H. David Williams both of Indianapolis;  a brother, Paul Stamper of Seymour;  three sisters, Ada Hamilton-Ewbank of Scottsburg, Agnes Hensley of Mishawaka and Flossie Barrett of Union, South Carolina; 12 grandchildren,  21 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday  and after 9 a.m. Saturday at Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences can be made at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


JAMES W. COTTON, SR., 85, of Austin, died Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
She was born on November 2, 1926 in Longs Creek, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Charles and Rachel (Deaton) Stamper. She was a former employee of Sylvania in Seymour, the old Charlestown Ammunition Plant in Charlestown and the old Regal Rugs in North Vernon, Indiana and a Baptist. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Regina Katherine Cline.
Survivors include four daughters, Pamela Amick, Lisa Hounshell and Paula Kern all of Scottsburg and Leah Sweany of Seymour; two sons, Larry Bowling and H. David Williams both of Indianapolis; a brother, Paul Stamper of Seymour; three sisters, Ada Hamilton-Ewbank of Scottsburg, Agnes Hensley of Mishawaka and Flossie Barrett of Union, South Carolina; 12 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday at Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences can be made at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


ELSIE MAE SHARP, 78, of Scott County, died Sunday, January 22, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
She was born on September 13, 1933 in Scottsburg, the daughter of the late Horace M. and Estella Mae (Hall ) Sharp. She began her political career in 1953 as First Deputy for then Treasurer of Scott County, Lucille Owen serving until 1960. In 1960, she ran for Scott County Treasurer for the first time against four other popular candidates, Zelma Gladden, Paul Baldwin, Ray Heacock and Valda Richey and was successful. She served as Scott Counties Treasurer for two terms from 1961 until 1968. She then went to work at the old ICI Ammunition Plant in Charlestown from 1969 until 1976 when she ran again for Scott County Treasurer against Ronald Robertson winning again. She then served another two terms from 1977 to 1984, then ran and was elected as the Scott County Recorder serving two terms from 1984 to 1992. Her final two terms as Scott County Treasurer were from 1993 until 2000 when she retired from public office.
She was a member of the Scottsburg Presbyterian Church in Scottsburg, also a former Elder and Clerk for the Lexington Presbyterian Church, a member of the Lexington Historical Society, Scott County Historical Society and the Red Hat Society, Scottsburg Chapter #16461. She was named a Sagamore of the Wabash by then Gov. Frank O’Bannon.
Survivors include six nieces, Sheila Kahl of Charlestown, Toni Wetzel of Osceola, Brenda Wallace of Valparaiso, Sharon Richie of Jeffersonville, Loretta Coleman of Sellersburg and Delores Sharp of New Albany; two nephews, Glenn Sharp of Sellersburg and Mark Sharp of Lexington, Indiana; 12 great-nieces and nephews and numerous other generations of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at Lexington Presbyterian Church with burial in Lexington Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Scottsburg Presbyterian or Lexington Presbyterian Church c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


MARY JUANITA TAYLOR, 79, died Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at Wedgewood Healthcare Center, Clarksville.
She was born August 1, 1932 at Savannah, Georgia to the late James Frederick and Mary Jane Kicklighter Riggins. She was a homemaker and a member of Oak Park Baptist Church, Jeffersonville, Indiana.
She also was preceded in death by her husband Robert Owen Taylor; a sister, Marjorie Estell and a brother, James D. Riggins.
Surviving are her sons, Steve Taylor (Sandy) of Corydon, James F. Taylor of Charlestown, Allan Taylor (Melody) of New Albany and Butch Taylor of Depauw; daughter, Cynthia M. Lanham (Dale) of Borden; a sister, Helen Marie Smith (Bill) of Rincon, Georgia; 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Graveside service were Friday, January 27, 2012 at Thompson Chapel Cemetery, Depauw.
No visitation was held.
Swarens Funeral Home, Ramsey was in charge of the arrangements.


CHRISTY DAWN CAMPBELL, 23, of Austin, died Tuesday, January 24, 2012 in Scott Memorial Hospital Scottsburg, Indiana.
She was born November 20, 1988 in Scottsburg, the daughter of Bobby Wooten and Sheila Kay White.
She was an employee of Hucks of Austin.
She was a member of the Kent Baptist Church, Kent, Indiana.
Survivors include he father: Bobby (Corri) Wooten, Lexington; her mother: Shelia Kay (Jimmy) White, Austin; a son, Bryson Darrell Joel Campbell, Austin; a brother: Carson Wooten, Lexington; a sister: Amber Jean Wooten, Austin; maternal grandparents: Gary (Barbara) Lawson, Vevay; maternal grandparent, Delphia White, Austin; paternal grandparent, Curtis (Barlow) Wooten; paternal grandparent, Susan (Wallace) Welch, Lexington; a niece, Hailey Carolann Wooten, Austin and her Godparents Oillie (Margaret) Reynolds, Austin.
The Funeral service was Saturday, January 28, 2012 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin. Rev. Jason Mays and Pastor Ken Ritchie officiated.
Burial followed at Spurgeon Cemetery Austin, Indiana.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


ROLLIN M. PAYNE, 68, Salem, died Friday, January 27, 2012 at Salem Crossing.
He was born on January 31, 1943 in New Albany to George Edward and Reba Fore Payne. He was a retired employee of John Jones GM City and a member of Faith Southern Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife: Minnie Goelzer Payne; his sons: Danny and Thomas Payne, both of Salem, and Ronald Payne of Sumpter, S.C.; his daughter: Theresa Kilburn of Salem; his brother: Charles Payne of Arkansas; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers: Winston and Larry Wayne Payne; and two grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery.


CLEO SMITH, 86, Salem, died Friday, January 27, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born March 2, 1925 in Clay County, Ky. to Woodson and Martha Mills Smith.
Survivors include her husband: Archie Smith of Salem; her sons: Eugene Smith of Lebanon, Ind., Calvin Smith of Louisville and Wendell Smith of Greenfield, Ind.; her daughter: Fran Robinson of Salem; her sister: Betty Lou Smith of Garrard, Ky.; eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services were held Monday, January 30, 2012 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery.


MARY COLLINS DIEDRICH, 84, Palmyra, died Thursday, January 26, 2012 at Kindred Transitional Care-Indiana Creek in Corydon.
She was born in Georgetown.
Survivors include her friend and neighbor: Charles Avery; and some cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband: Laurel Diedrich.
Funeral services were held Sunday, January 29, 2012 at Love Funeral Home. Burial followed in Palmyra Cemetery.


HELEN L. (PLUE) STURGEON, 74, of New Albany, died Thursday, January 26, 2012.
She was a member of Scottsville Christian Church in Floyds Knobs. She was born on August 16, 1937 in Elizabeth, to the late Arch and Jessie (Knear) Plue. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Donald Sturgeon; siblings, Morris, Arch, Curtis, James Plue, Opal Jones, and Vernia Eisert.
She is survived by her daughter, Vonda Bartley and her friend, Kimberly King, of Clarksville; sister, Mary Threlkeld (Royce) of Floyds Knobs; sister-in-laws, Sharon Davis and Mildred Plue; brother-in-law, Don Jones; grandchildren, Douglas and Curtis Zollman, Joey, Christina, and Daniel Bartley.
Her Memorial Service was Monday, January 30, 2012 at the funeral home with burial to follow at a later date at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison, Indiana.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.


CARLENE FAY JONES, 66, of Charlestown died Thursday January 26 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include her beloved husband of 36 years, Donald K. Jones, of Charlestown; daughter Pam Hicks (Arthur) of Bothan, Ala.; sons: James Brown (Pennie) of Williamsburg, Ky., Bobby Brown (Betty) of Bardstown, Ky. and Dennis Brown (Karen) of Mackville, Ky.; stepdaughters: Donna Ashburn (John) of Jeffersonville, Kitty Wells (Steve) of Liberty Township, Ohio, and Debbie McCormick of Jeffersonville; 28 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.
She was born November 19, 1945 in Elizabethtown, to the late George Washington Fraim, Sr. and Ocie Goff Fraim. She retired from Louisville Bedding and was also the former owner of Carlene’s Subs & Salads in Charlestown. She was also a member of the North Charlestown Church of God.
Funeral Services were Monday January 30, 2012 at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Jeffersonville.


PAULINE MORRIS, 76, of Scottsburg, died Friday, January 27, 2012 at her residence.
She was born November 26, 1935 in Knott County, Ky., the daughter of the late Coleman Shelton and Ada (Taylor) Shelton.
She was retired from Pantasote in Seymour. She was a member of Roadside Baptist Church in Barbourville, Ky.
Survivors include her daughter, Mary (Robert Bannister) Kallembach, Scottsburg; a son, Herbert Wayne (Rhonda) Morris, Scottsburg; a brother, Curtis Shelton, Barbourville, Ky.; a sister, Euphemia Castle, Scottsburg. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services were Monday, January 30, 2012 at Buchanan Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Deaton officiating.
Burial followed in the Scottsburg Cemetery.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


DELMAR PARNELL MIDDLETON, 59, died January 26, 2012 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born on November 19, 1952 the son of Walter and Ethel Wynn Middleton in Evarts Hill, Ky.
Survivors include his wife Teresa Druin Middleton; daughters Ethel Ardella Middleton of Scottsburg and Peggy Sue Collins of Lexington; brothers Shirley Middleton of Charlestown, Alonzo Middleton of Charlestown, Tom Middleton of Otisco, and Bill Middleton of Tennessee; sisters Doris Singlur of Charlestown and Freida Middleton of Lexington; 4grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
Graveside services were Monday, January 30, 2012 at the Charleston Cemetery.
Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown handled the arrangements.


LEE SULLIVAN, 88, Madison, died Friday, January 27, 2012 at Hanover Health and Rehab Center.
He was born on December 24, 1923 in Switzerland County, Ind. to Clarence A. and Minnie Lotheridge Sullivan. He had worked for Jefferson Proving Ground in Madison, at King's Daughters' Hospital as a security guard, and at as a clerk for the car wash in downtown Madison after retiring. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a member of Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion and a member of the West Street Ministries in downtown Madison.
Survivors include his wife: Rita Farrell Sullivan of Madison; his sons: Robert “Bob” (Bobbie) Sullivan of Beech Grove, Ind. and Ernie (Sallie) Sullivan of Madison; his daughters: Mary K. (Noble) Owens of Lexington and Wilma Sullivan of Madison; his sister: Mary Charlotte Earls of Vevay, Ind.; his sisters-in-law: Anna Marsh of Madison and Mary Beach of Aurora, Ind.; his grandchildren: Penny, Rusty, James Lee and Cameron Allen; his great-grandchildren: Becca, David and Ally; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers: Joe and Ernest Sexton; and his sisters: Golda Browning, Martha Bell Bosaw and Anna Marie Sexton.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial followed in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the West Street Ministries or Alzheimer's Research.


PAUL R. HEDGE, 79, of Scottsburg, died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, Indiana.
He was born on August 1, 1932 in Indianapolis, the son of the late Paul Lavern and Mamie (Dodge) Hedge. He was married on Aug. 27, 1955 to the former Barbara J. Belshaw.  He was a Sergeant for the Indiana State Police Post in Sellersburg, where he worked for 29 1/2 years before retiring in 1987 and also retired as Scott County Sanitarian located at the Scott County Health Department  He was a member of the Scottsburg United Methodist Church, U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War, former member of the Amick-Baker-Kellams F.O.P. Lodge # 156, member of the Scott County V.F.W. Post 6582.
He was preceded in death by a brother, James L. Hedge.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara J. Hedge; a daughter, Jeanne Hedge of Indianapolis; a son, Scott P. Hedge (Michelle) of Austin, four grandchildren, Ashley Deaton-Hedge, Jacob, Gracee & Ellee Hedge and two great-grandchildren, Braylin & Jayleigh Coomer.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Scottsburg United Methodist Church with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery with full military honors.
Visitation will be after 9 a.m. Wednesday at Scottsburg United Methodist Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Phi Beta Psi Cancer Research c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


VINCENT J. SCHMIDT, 92, died Sunday, January 30, 2012 in Floyds Knobs.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a long-time member of St. Mary Navilleton Catholic Church in Floyds Knobs.
He was a retired driver for A&H Truck Lines. A skilled woodworker, he crafted many items for family, friends, and the church. He was born on October 28, 1919 in Floyds Knobs, to the late Phillip and Lula Mae (Naville) Schmidt.
He is also preceded in death by his wife, Earlyne “Tincy” (Livingston) Schmidt; son, Vincent J. Schmidt, Jr.; sister, Martha Underwood; and brothers, Leo, Cornelius, and Francis Schmidt.
He is survived by his children, Dale Schmidt, Sr. (Nina) of New Salisbury, Ann Jones (Chris) of Floyds Knobs, and Susan Kelley (Mike) of Georgetown; sister, Evelyn Been (Frank); grandchildren, Michelle Apple (Chris), Krista Uhl (Pat), Nichole Slaughter (Nik), Dale Schmidt, Jr. (Trisha), Hannah Peters (Jimmy), Holly Jones (fiancé-Dalen), Corey Jackson (fiancée-Angela), Sarah Hays (Seth), and Suzanne Alvey (Anthony); great-grandchildren, Adam, Dylan, Caleb, Blake, and Abigail; and numerous nieces and nephews.
His visitation will be 12-8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany). His Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, February 2, at St. Mary Navilleton Catholic Church followed by burial with military honors at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Navilleton Catholic Church (7500 Navilleton Road, Floyds Knobs, IN 47119).
To leave a special message to the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.


LOIS JEAN MOLDENHAUER, 84, Georgetown, died Saturday, January 28, 2012  at the home of her son in Brandenburg, Ky.
She was born in Toledo, Ohio on March 15, 1927 the daughter of William and Helen Wilson Robarge.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband William E. Moldenhauer.
She is survived by two sons, Mike Moldenhauer (Shelly) of Brandenburg, Ky. and Kirk W. Moldenhauer (Mary Pat) of Floyds Knobs; two grandsons, Brian and Michael Moldenhauer both of Floyds Knobs; a nephew, Scott Smith of Minnesota and her beloved Cocker Spaniel Abby.
Services will be private.
Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown will be taking care of the arrangements.


JOANN DRURY, 67, died January 29, 2012 at the Wedgewood Healthcare Center where she had been a resident for 7 years.
She was born June 5, 1944 in Clark County Indiana to William and Geneva Drury.  She was a member of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Charlestown.
She was preceded in death by her father, William Gaither Drury, a brother, William Junior Drury, and two sisters, Diane Fergison, and Patricia Carol Johnson.
Survivors include her mother Geneva Drury, Borden; a brother, Ferlin Drury, Pekin; sisters, Beverly Drury, Pekin and Maria Foster, Scottsburg as well as several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg with burial to follow at Miller Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.


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