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Obituaries February 8, 2012 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 07 February 2012 00:00

MARK E. GILSTRAP, 43
BETTY A. (BOWERS) THOMAS, 86
SARAH ELIZABETH FARMER FERREIRA, 79
CHARLES E. “CHUCK” BURGEN, 78
RONALD DALE HUGHES, 81
RANDY HOBSON, 61
FLOYD “BUD” BENNETT, 76
BARBARA LEWIS, 56
EMMA GEAN REYNOLDS, 8
DAVID DANIEL DOEHLA, 56
DALE AXLINE, 60
MARY LOUISE EVE, 78
GLADYS L. LEWIS McCREARY GULLION, 98
Harold D. "Boyd" Duncan, 91
JOHN U. KRUER, 84
JOSEPH W. MORRISON, 66
NORMA KATHLEEN MCPHEETERS, 79
RICHARD FLOYD COLLIER, 34
VELVA MARIE HENRY MELTON EVANS, 75
RONALD MCCLERRY, JR., 49
TOMMY ROARK, 62
MARGIE MARIE LYNN COCHRAN, 38
MAURINE E. SCOTT, 92
PASKEL B. SPAW, 78
INFANT NEVAEH NICOLE EVERETT

 

MARK E. GILSTRAP, 43, of Salem, died January 30, 2012 at his residence.
He was born on November 18, 1968, the son of Arthur O. Gilstrap Sr. of Salem, who survives and the late Patricia (Burger) Gilstrap. He was a Welder by trade, formally employed at Jeff Boat.
Survivors include his step-mother, Patricia Brown-Gilstrap; two daughters, Megan Gilstrap and Lauren Gilstrap both from Ohio; one brother, Arthur Gilstrap Jr. of Salem.
He was preceded in death by; his mother; one brother, Joseph Gilstrap.
The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012 at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem.
Viewing will be from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 1) and after 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery.
Online Expressions www.hughestaylor.net

 


BETTY A. (BOWERS) THOMAS, 86, died on Monday January 30, 2012 at her residence in Borden. She was born on February 13, 1925 in Indianapolis, the daughter of the late Carl Sheridan Bowers and Hazel Francis (Fisher) Bowers. She graduated from Broad Ripple High School in Indianapolis, Butler University and taught school in Borden until her retirement in 1970. She was also a faithful member of the Borden Community Church and their organist for many years.
Survivors include two sons, Richard K. Thomas of Borden, and Timothy K. (Karen) Thomas of Indianapolis; one daughter, Carla F. (Kevin) Akers of Borden; grandchildren, Kyle (Shelley-Deceased), Kara, Alissa (Treves), Michael and Ryan (Jessica); great-grandchildren, Noelle, Wesley, Alexis, Addison, Lilly and Claire.
She was preceded in death by her Husband of 60 years, Mason E. Thomas and Brothers John and Donald Bowers.
The Funeral Service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 3, 2012 at the Borden Community Church. Viewing will be from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012 at the church and Friday from 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Burial will be at Walnut Hill Cemetery.
In Lieu of flowers, Expressions of sympathy can be made to Amedysis Hospice of Jeffersonville or Akers Educational Fund, c/o Scott County Bank Attn: Kat Julian, P.O. Box 158, Scottsburg, IN. 47170.
Online expressions at www.hughestaylor.net


SARAH ELIZABETH FARMER FERREIRA, 79, died Sunday January 29, 2012 at Hickory Creek Nursing Home in Scottsburg.
She was born on November 29, 1932 in Owenton, Ky. to Jesse and Hattie Perkins Chapman. She was a former chef and a Pentecostal.
Survivors include her sons, Danny and Alvie Farmer both of Charlestown, Michael Farmer of Goodlettsville, Tenn. and David Farmer of Florida, 14 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb 3, 2012 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Owen Creek Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 10 a.m. on Friday.
Online condolences may be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


CHARLES E. “CHUCK” BURGEN, 78, Pekin, died Monday, January 30, 2012 at Robley Rex VA Medical Center in Louisville.
He was born on May 31, 1933 in Chadron, Neb. To the late William and Verna Harlan Burgen. He was a long time minister serving various congregations over the years and he helped develop and served as director of the Paul Phillippe Senior Resource Center in Frankfort, Ind.
Survivors include his wife: Edith Ann Hollrah Burgen; his daughter: Julie Ann (Billy) Wood of McMinnville, Tenn.; his son: James Michael (Robin) Burgen of Erie, Colo.; his brothers: Richard Burgen of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Jack Burgen of Athens, Ala., Art Burgen of Paducah, Ky. and Larry Burgen of Sherman, Tx.; his sisters: Ruby Campbell of Blair, Neb. and Linda Arbaugh of Fremont, Neb.; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one sister.
Funeral services were held Saturday, February 4, 2012 at Bunker Hill Christian Church. Burial followed at Bunker Hill Cemetery in Salem.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Dawalt Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Musana Children's Home.


RONALD DALE HUGHES, 81, Madison, died Sunday, January 29, 2012 at King's Daughters' Hospital.
He was born July 29, 1930 in Cazenovia, N.Y. to Francis Hugh and Freida Roselee Emhoff Hughes. He worked at various facilities throughout the years, including Grumman Aero Space in Las Cruces, N.M., the Goddard Space Centre in Greenbelt, Md., and the Atlas Centaur Complex at Cape Kennedy, Fla. He eventually retired from Dow Corning Facility in Carrollton, Ky. He was also a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife: S. Marie Hughes of Madison; his step-sons: Gary (Julie) and Bryan (Connie) Renschler, both of Lexington, and Jeffery (Jane) Renschler of New Washington; his grandsons: Nathan, Michael and John Renschler and Matthew Renschler; his granddaughters: Stacey Marie Renschler and Kelsey Ranae Renschler; his brothers: Duane Hughes of Canastota, N.Y., and Gordon and Norvel Hughes, both of Los Alamos, N.M.; several nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel in Madison, with full military honors conducted by the Wright Patterson Air Force Base Ceremonial Unit and the honor guard of Post 9. Burial followed in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the donor's favorite charity.


RANDY HOBSON, 61, Salem, died Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at Meadow View Health Care Center.
He was born January 17, 1951 in Salem to the late Lloyd and Rowena Gipson Hobson. He was a former employee of the old Childcraft Industries in Salem and a member of the Westside Baptist Church.
Survivors include his sons: Jeremy and Kyle Hobson, both of Salem, and Tommy Hobson of Albuquerque, N.M.; his mother; his brothers: Mark and Kim Hobson, both of Salem; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral services were held Saturday, February 4, 2012 at Westside Baptist Church. Cremation was chosen.
Funeral Arrangements were handled by Dawalt Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4567 Progress Drive, Columbus, IN 47202.


FLOYD “BUD” BENNETT, 76, died Wednesday, February 01, 2012. He was born January 12, 1936 the son of the late Floyd and Helen McPhillips Bennett.
He was owner and president of Bennett & Bennett Insurance, Inc. He was in the insurance industry for 52 years. He was a community volunteer and leader in many organizations in Southern Indiana. An avid golfer, he was a member of Old Capitol Golf Club and the Imperial Golf Club in Naples, Florida.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother- Dwight Bennett (Diane Harris).
He is survived by his wife of 54 years Betty (Engleman) Bennett of Corydon; a daughter, Pamela Bennett Martin (David) of Georgetown; two sons, Mark Bennett of Naples, Fla. and Larry Bennett of Corydon and two grandsons, Brent Martin and Douglas Martin (Liz); brothers and sisters, Marlene Duley of Clarksville, Betty Hayden (James) of Corydon; Jerry Bennett (Charlotte) of Sellersburg, Cathy Thomas (Jimmy) of Borden, Michael Bennett (Ann) of Corydon; 23 nieces and nephews and several great-nieces and nephews also survive.
A Celebration of Life Mass will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, February 4, 2012 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Corydon. Father Rob Hankee and Father John Fink will be the celebrants. Entombment will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Corydon on Thursday, February 2, 2012 from 2-8 p.m. and Friday, February 3, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Expressions of Sympathy may be made to the Bud and Betty Bennett Family Scholarship; held at the Harrison County Community Foundation; PO Box 279 Corydon, IN 47112, Hosparus of Southern Indiana and American Lung Association of Kentuckiana.
Arrangements by Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes, Inc. in Corydon with Swarens Funeral Home and Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home.
Please visit www.gehlbachandroyse.com to sign the online guestbook or to leave a condolence message for the Family.


BARBARA LEWIS, 56, of Austin, died Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at University of Louisville Hospital.
She was born March 24, 1955 in Scottsburg, the daughter of the late Earl Smith and Dorothy (miles) Smith. She was married to Danny Lewis, who survives. She was a member of Full Gospel Church in Edinburgh.
Survivors include her son, Shannon E. (Jennifer) Lewis, Austin; a daughter, Alona K. (Craig) Lewis, Austin; a brother, David Dewayne Smith, New Washington; sisters, Frances (Ralph) Peacock, Commisky, Rachel (Lawrence) Morris, New Washington, Yvonne Meadows, Austin, Marcia Vest, Crawfordsville, Debbie (Terry) Lotich, New Washington; a brother-in-law, Frederick T. (Lillie) Lewis, Austin. She is also survived by five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by: by her parents and a brother, Ronnie Smith.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 at Buchanan Funeral Home with Rev. Douglas Smith officiating.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Wesley Chapel Cemetery Austin, Indiana.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


EMMA GEAN REYNOLDS, 8, of Campbellsburg, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 1 at St. Vincent Hospital of Salem.
She was born Jan. 19, 2004 in Jeffersonville, the daughter of Benjamin and Faith Jackson Reynolds. She was in second grade at West Washington Elementary and a member of Grace Lutheran Church in New Albany.
She is survived by her parents, Benjamin and Faith Reynolds of Campbellsburg; grandparents, Cathy and Donald Onsager of Salem and James and Glenda Reynolds of Salem; great-grandparents, Juanita Lane of Clarksville and Maggie Hamilton of Campbellsburg; an aunt, Maggie Reynolds and an uncle Matthew Reynolds both of Salem.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Terry Jackson.
Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8 p.m. and Friday from 8-11 a.m.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Campbellsburg.


DAVID DANIEL DOEHLA,56, Scottsburg, formerly of Ft. Wayne, died January 29, 2012 at The Waters of Scottsburg.
He was born August 12, 1955 in Ft. Wayne to the late Daniel and Eleanor Gatton Doehla. He was a former manager of the Electronics department at K-Mart, as well as a former carpenter. He was also a member of Ascension Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his sons: Chris Doehla of Marion, Ind., Scott Allen McCaaffrey and Joshua D. Doehla, both of Ft. Wayne; his grandsons: Chris, Malik and Solmon; his fiancé: Kathy Hazelett; his sister: Deborah Kinney of Ft. Wayne; and his nieces and nephew: Julianne, Katrina, Adam and Larissa. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister: Rebecca C. Doehla; and his brother-in-law: Robert Kinney.
Funeral services were held Friday, February 3, 2012 at Ascension Lutheran Church in Ft. Wayne. Burial followed at Concordia Cemetery Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ascension Lutheran Church or The Waters of Scottsburg.


DALE AXLINE, 60, of Charlestown died Wednesday February 1, 2012 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born November 28, 1951 in Columbus, Ohio the son of Harry Lowell and Mary Etta Monroe Axline. Dale was a volunteer for the Charlestown Civic Club and a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Charlestown.
Survivors include his sisters, Charlotte Lambert, Gibsonton, Fla. and Betty Gallimore, Immokalee, Fla.; brothers, James and Harry Axline both of Ft. Myers. Fla.; companion, Tina Mathes, Charlestown and caregiver, Joyce Hogg, Charlestown.
Expressions of sympathy in memory of Dale may be made to the Charlestown Civic Center.
Memorial services will be held on Sunday February 5, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the Charlestown Civic Center.
Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown was in charge of arrangements.


MARY LOUISE EVE, 78, of Scottsburg, died Monday, January 30, 2012 in Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
She worked at Futures Unlimited in Austin.
Survivors include a daughter Robin Eve, Scottsburg and a brother, Robert E. Boggs.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Eve.
Funeral services were Friday, Feb. 3, 2012 at Buchanan Funeral Home with Rev. Elmer Barger officiating. Burial followed at Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


GLADYS L. LEWIS McCREARY GULLION, 98, Scottsburg, formerly of East Enterprise and Vevay, died Thursday, February 2, 2012 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
She was born July 27, 1913 in Ohio County, Ind. to Edgar R. and Zora E. Ricketts Lewis. She was a retired clerk at Osborn's Clothing Store in Madison and a member of New Liberty Baptist Church in East Enterprise.
Survivors include her daughter: Linda Boyd (Mike) LaFountain of Scottsburg; her step-sons: Maurice J. Gullion of South Bend, Ind. and Norvin D. Gullion of Indianapolis; her grandson: Troy Alan (Kim) Boyd of Scottsburg; her great-grandsons: Zachary Gary David Boyd and Eli Joseph Boyd; her sisters-in-law: Faye Hatton of Vevay and Veatrice Lewis of Lebanon, Ind.; eight step-grandchildren, several step-great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands: Chester A. McCreary and Russell G. Gullion; her step-son: Bill Gullion; her sisters: Mary Lakeman and Olive Hayes; her half-sister: Charlotte Rebecca “Becky” Keith; her step-sister: Eleanor Knigga; and her brothers: Harold T., Roy Jack, Clyde and Edgar “Pete” Lewis.
Funeral services were held Saturday, February 4, 2012 at Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial followed at New Liberty Cemetery near East Enterprise.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the New Liberty Baptist Church, the New Liberty Cemetery, or the Amedisys Hospice.


Harold D. "Boyd" Duncan, 91, a lifelong Tampico and a resident of Lutheran Community Home in Seymour, died Saturday, February 3, 2012.
He was born August 5, 1920 in Tampico, Grassy Fork Township, the son of Virgil and Eva (Durham) Duncan who are both deceased. He was a 1938 Tampico High School Graduate. He enlisted in the United States Navy on May 24, 1944 where he served in the South Pacific theatre of WW II, which included Solomon Islands & New Guinea. He was honorably discharged on January 20, 1946.
On February 1, 1941 in Uniontown, IN, he married Juanita (Stout) Duncan who survives in Tampico. He retired from Cummins in 1977 and then owned a farm draining service for 17 years.
He was a lifelong member of Tampico Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, and a Sunday school teacher.  He was also a member of Brownstown American Legion and was a very active member of Grassy Fork Township Volunteer Fire Dept.  after he couldn’t go on fire runs he made sure the fire doors were open and everything was ready for the fire dept to leave.
Survivors include, his loving wife of 71 years, Juanita (Stout) Duncan of Tampico, four daughters, Connie Jean (Edward) Karnes of Seymour, Donna Sue (William) Hill of Middleburg, Kentucky, Linda Diane Duncan Curtsinger of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, Cathy Jo (Gary) Foster of Marietta, Georgia, eight grandchildren, J.R. Cunningham of Tacoma, Washington, Stanley Cunningham of Columbus, IN, Donnie Curtsinger of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, Michelle Curtsinger of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, Scott Curtsinger of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, Jeffery Hill of Middleburg, Kentucky, Jacqueline Hill of Dallas, Texas, Sean Foster of Marietta, Georgia, thirteen great grandchildren, one sister, Thelma Garriott of Scottsburg, Indiana.
Pastor Bill Hill conducted funeral services Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville. Burial followed at Fairview Cemetery in Brownstown. The Crothersville Post #1083 will conduct military graveside rites.
Memorial donations may be given to Gideon's International and Westport Youth Camp c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.
Online condolences maybe given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.


JOHN U. KRUER, 84, of Floyds Knobs, died Saturday, February 4, 2012 surrounded by his loving family.
He was an army veteran of WWII, a former member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church and a member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church.
He was born on January 29, 1928 in Floyds Knobs to the late John H. and Anna (Koopman) Kruer. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Martina J. Kruer; siblings, Raymond, Leo, Louie Kruer, Agnes Book, and Sr. Mary Ann Kruer, OSB.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mary Ann (Banet) Kruer; children, Nancy McGarvey (Mike), Dennis Kruer (Paula), Mark Kruer (Karen), John Kruer (Crystal), Laura Lea Sweney, Amy Jo Lindsey (Tony); siblings, Ed Kruer (Martha), Dorothy Frieders (Bob), and Birdie Hoehn; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
His Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012 at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church in Floyds Knobs with burial and military honors to follow in the church cemetery.
Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) handled the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Rauch Inc. for the expansion of Martina Kruer’s Memorial Garden.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.


JOSEPH W. MORRISON, 66, died January 26, 2012 in Lakeland, Fla.
He was born October 9, 1945 in Vincennes, Ind., the son of the late Louis and Marcella Morrison. He was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War and retired after 33 years with the Internal Revenue Service in Louisville. After retirement, he worked part time for the American Eye Institute in New Albany and was a member of Second Chance @ Life in Louisville.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Morrison; children, Chris Morrison (Judy) and Diane Nale (Mike) and granddaughters, Megan Morrison and Shelby Thomas.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 in the chapel of Kraft Funeral Service, located at 2776 Charlestown Road in New Albany.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests expressions of sympathy go to, Second Chance @ Life, PO Box 21425, Louisville, Ky., 40221-0425.
On-line condolences may be made to www.krafts.com.


NORMA KATHLEEN MCPHEETERS, 79, Salem, died Saturday, February 4, 2012 at St. Vincent Salem Hospital.
She was born on February 14, 1932 in Salem to the late Glen and Dessie Lovell McPheeters. She was retired from the old Amaray International company in Pekin and a member of the Campbellsburg Christian Church.
Survivors include her nephew: Terry (Cheryl) Lee of Salem; her brothers: Jerry McPheeters of Salem and Roger McPheeters of Pekin; her sister: Glenda Sue Lee of Salem; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother: Dale McPheeters.
Funeral services were held on Monday, February 6, 2012 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Burial followed at Big Springs Cemetery in Pekin.
Memorial contributions may be made to Campbellsburg Christian Church, Don Hicks, 6580 West Prowsville Ridge Road, Campbellsburg, IN 47108.


RICHARD FLOYD COLLIER, 34, Salem, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at St. Vincent Salem Hospital.
He was an employee of Hacker Sawmill and Trucking and a 1995 graduate of Salem High School. He was born April 27, 1977, in Washington County, to Larry and Sue Burkhart Collier.
Survivors include his parents of Salem; two sons, Devan Richard Collier, Whitehouse, Texas, and Colton Richard Collier, Salem; and a brother, J.B. Collier, Salem.
Visitation will be after 8 a.m. Wednesday at Weathers Funeral Home in Salem.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Burial will follow in Conway Cemetery


VELVA MARIE HENRY MELTON EVANS, 75, Madison, died Sunday, February 5, 2012 at the Kindred Hospital in Louisville.
She was born on July 8, 1936 in Deputy to Thomas Marshall and Ida Margaret Baker Henry. She was a retired psychiatric attendant at the Madison State Hospital. She was a member of the Madison VFW Post 1969 Auxiliary and a member of the Madison First Assembly of God Church.
Survivors include her daughter: Debora (Michael) Woodfill of Madison; her sons: William and Jeffery Allen (Tammy) Melton, both of Madison; her brothers: Ronald Henry of Spencer, Ind. and Donald (Maryanne) Henry of Maumee, Oh.; 15 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her son: Michael L. Melton.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in Grandview Memorial Gardens in Madison.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the time of services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the King's Daughters' Hospital & Health Services, the American Lung Association, Madison First Assembly of God Church or North Madison Christian Church.


RONALD MCCLERRY, JR., 49, Seymour, died Thursday, February 2, 2012 at his parents home.
He was born on September 9, 1962 in Salem to Ronald Sr. and Betty Brown McCleery. He had worked most recently at Excel Manufacturing as an engineer. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #655, Seymour Men's Club of the Knights of Columbia Council 1252, Moose Lodge Chapter 1733, A.B.A.T.E. Indiana, and Reddington Christian Church.
Survivors include his parents; his daughters: Jennifer (Daniel) O'Neal, and Kristen and Adreanna McCleery; his sisters: Cindy (Bill) Rinehart and Angie (Jay) Stoner; his niece: Lauren Self; his nephews: Brady and Will Rinehart, Quenton Stoner, Kevin (Mandy) Rinehart and Dane (Nakaya) Rinehart; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services were held Monday, February 6, 2012 at Reddington Christian Church. Burial followed in Reddington Cemetery.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the girls college fund.
Woodlawn Family Funeral Centre handled the funeral arrangements.


TOMMY ROARK, 62, Commiskey, Ind., died on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at his residence.
He was born on May 21, 1949 in Whitesburg, Ky. to Jonah M. and Opal Lorene Ellison Roark.
He was a retired mold maker for the Gale Die Mold Division of Grote in Madison. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Big Creek Old Regular Baptist Church in Dupont.
Survivors include his wife: Pamela Roark of Commiskey; his son: Stacey (Terri) Roark of Dupont; his daughters: Taunya (William) Simmonds of Commiskey and Karen (Kevin) Richey of Deputy; his brothers: Garland (Dorothy) Roark of Elizabethtown, Ind., Carroll Roark of Scipio, Ind.; Lonnie (Linda) Roark of Grandville, Kan., and Daniel (Donna) Roark of Charlestown; his sisters: Chenilla Roark of Commiskey and Bertha Turner of Linefork, Ky.; and six grandchildren. He was proceded in death by his parents and his brother: Curliss Roark.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Dupont Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of services.
Memorial contributions may be made to Big Creek Old Regular Baptist Church.


MARGIE MARIE LYNN COCHRAN, 38, Charlestown, died Friday, February 3, 2012 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
She was born on May 22, 1973 in Clark Co., to Arthur and Gia Hoang Palmer. She was an employee at Heritage Hardwood in Jeffersonville.
Survivors include her sons, Casey McClain of Charlestown, William Cochran of Charlestown, and Christopher McClain of Bloomington; parents, Arthur & Gia Palmer of Jeffersonville; brothers, Sloan Palmer-Winters of Louisville, Ky., and Clinton Palmer (Tammy) of Charlestown; sisters, Kim Abernathy (Chris) of Louisville, and Lynn Nguyen (Lee) of Louisville, Margie has five nephews, six nieces, and three great-nieces, and one great-nephew.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home, with burial in the Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 1-8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. on Thursday.
Condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


MAURINE E. SCOTT, 92, Marysville, died Saturday, February 4, 2012 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born to the late Roy and Pearl Peters in Marysville. She was retired from Stuart Middle School where she worked as an aide for the library.
Survivors include her nephews, CT Steele of New Washington, and Condit B. Steele of Jeffersonville and other nephews, nieces, and cousins.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Virginia Avenue Methodist Church at 10015 Stone Street, Valley Station, Ky. 40272.
Burial will follow in the Louisville Memorial Gardens West Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington, and after 9 a.m. on Thursday at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to Marysville Christian Church, Marysville, IN 47141.


PASKEL B. SPAW, 78, Pekin, died Sunday February 5, 2012 in Pekin.
He was born February 5, 1934 in Casey County, Ky., the son of the late Coy and Clearie Durham Spaw.
He was raised in Athens Church of Christ and retired from Hillrich & Bradsby Bat Company in Louisville.
Survivors include three children, Sharon (Dennis) Grider of Liberty, Tony Spaw of Pekin and Stacey(Becky) Spaw of Louisville; seven grandchildren, Amie Adkins, Neal Grider, Tiffany Renfrow and Anthony, Josh, Logan and Sheena Spaw; seven great-grandchildren; and sister, Catherine Hall of Charlestown and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Haskel Spaw and sister, Louvenia Rigney.
Funeral services are 11:00 a.m. Wednesday February 8, 2012 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Kenny Spaw and Bro. Thad Eubanks officiating.
Burial is at Poplar Hill Cemetery.
Funeral Arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with guestbook available at www.mckinneybrown.com


INFANT NEVAEH NICOLE EVERETT, Otisco, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She is survived by her parents, Kayla Dean, Otisco and C. J. Everett, New Albany; sister, Ashlynn Rose Dean and brother, James Michael Dean; grandparents, Pam & James Hoagland, Charlestown and Angie Kraft, New Albany; great-grandmothers, Ella Scruggs, Charlestown and Barbara Hoagland, Otisco.
She was preceded in death by great-grandfathers, Palmer Boggs and James Earl Hoagland.
Funeral services were Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at the Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown with burial at Charlestown Cemetery.


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