LAWRENCE HIGGINS, JR., 83
DAVID W. KUHN, 95
ELIZABETH “LIBBY” (KING) BROADY, 83
MAE RITCHIE, 90
BRYCE A. BAKER, 87
DONALD WARREN MANTOOTH, 86
DANNY LEO “DAN” KREEGER, 81
EDNA R. MCCLELLAN, 87
MARGIE SAGE FINLEY, 85
MILO LYNNOX ROSS (infant)
ILA ROTHBAUER, 59
DONIVAN W. GORDON, 75
NORALEE BREWER, 68
CHARLES W. HAMILTON, 85
GEORGE E. SPARROW, 50
MARY ZELPHA BOSS, 105
FLOYD E. COATES, 67
WILLIAM DAVID “DAVE” BATES, 59
JEANNE MARIE CAMPBELL, 61
WILLIAM S. WOLFF, 88
GEORGE ALLAN HUTH, 24
CHRISTIAN MICHAEL BRYANT, infant
WILLIAM "BILL" P. DAVIS, JR., 83
CARRIE M. DALTON HARDIN, 73
LAWRENCE HIGGINS, JR., 83, North Vernon, Ind., formerly of Madison, died Monday, February 13, 2012 at his home.
He was born on November 5, 1928 in Jefferson County to the late Lawrence, Sr. and Edith Faye Saylor Higgins. He last worked in sales for Mister Hardware and owned and operated his lawn mower repair shop business. He was also a member of the West Madison United Methodist Church in downtown Madison.
Survivors include his wife: Leona Parker Higgins of North Vernon; his sons: Harry Michael (Brenda) Higgins of North Vernon, John Edward (Allison) Higgins and David (Priscilla) Johnson, both of Madison, and Joe (Janice) Johnson of Hanover; his daughters: Charlene (Dennis) Richie of Austin and Sherri (Mike) Madden of Madison; his brothers: Ralph (Beverly) and Charles (Donna) Higgins, both of Madison; his sisters: Joan Baxter of Madison, Caroline (Joe) Tevis of Hanover and Rosemary (Bill) Sullivan of Vevay; his brothers and sisters-in-law: Thomas D. Parker of Rising Sun, Ind., Clarence E. (Patty) Parker and Janet Vest (Harold) Braley, both of Madison, and Lucille (Junior) Petro of North Vernon; 14 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother: Herman Higgins.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Febraury 16, 2012 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial followed in the Brooksburg Cemetery in Brooksburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Jennings County.
DAVID W. KUHN, 95, Salem, died Thursday, February 14, 2012 at Salem Crossing.
He was born on October 20, 1916 in Tarlton, Oh. to Charles and Minnie Kuhn. He was a retired Industrial Arts teacher for Western Hills High School in Cincinnati, Oh., a World War II U.S. Army veteran and a member of First Christian Church in Salem.
Survivors include his nieces: Priscilla (Harold) Humphrey and Theresa Kreilein, both of Salem; his nephews: Dale and Gale Hoover, both of Ohio; and his sister-in-law: Nettie Boling of Salem. He was preceded in death by two brothers, two sisters, his parents and his wife: Ruby Boling Kuhn.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, February 18, 2012 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors.
ELIZABETH “LIBBY” (KING) BROADY, 83, of Borden, died Monday, February 13, 2012 at Clark Memorial Emergency Room.
She was born July 5, 1928 in Clark County the daughter of Percy and Mary (Dow) King.
On February 22, 1947 in Austin, she married Earl “Pete” Broady who survives in Borden. She retired from ICI in Charlestown in 1988 after being employed for twenty-five years. She was a member of Blue Lick Christian Church and enjoyed fishing, camping, and cooking.
Other survivors include, two daughters and their husbands, Dorothy (Robert) Bray of Henryville, Nancy (Marvin) Melton of Henryville, three sons and their wive’s, Marvin (Patricia) Broady of Borden, Donald (Linda) Broady of Ann Arbor, Mich., Ricky (Laura) Broady of Borden, 10 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Carl King, four sisters, Mary Jackson, Lola Gordon, Margie Jackson, and Geneva King.
Pastor Jerry Shawe will conducted funeral services Friday, February 17, 2012 at Adams Funeral Home and Crematory in Henryville. Burial followed at Bowery Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be given in memory of Lilly to Blue Lick Christian Church. Online condolences may be given to the family and a video tribute may be viewed at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.
MAE RITCHIE, 90, of Charlestown, died Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
She was born on October 31, 1921 to Roscoe and Sarah Combs Ritchie in Dwarf, Ky.
She was a retired cafeteria worker for Charlestown High School.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Ritchie; son, Vaughn Ritchie; sisters, Jeanette Poynter, and Bertha Sanders; brothers, Garrison Richie, Fielden Richie, and Alvin Richie.
Survivors include her daughter, Sonja Mitchell (John) of Taylor Mill, Ky.; sisters, Anna Reedy of Charlestown, Marie Whitaker of Louisville, Ky., Pearl Webb of Brownsville, Ky., and Janis Jones of Charlestown; grandson, Clint Montanio; great-grandchild, Delanie Montanio.
Funeral services were held Saturday, February 18, 2012 at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Burial took place in the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Henryville.
Expressions of Sympathy can go to donor’s favorite charity.
Condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com
BRYCE A. BAKER, 87, of Scottsburg, died Monday, February 13, 2012 in Kindred @ Jewish Hospital, Louisville.
He was born October 8, 1924 in Caledonia, Ill., the son of the late Robert P. Baker and Emma (Jones) Baker.
He was married March 7, 1947 to Eamie (Adams) Baker, who died June 2, 1978.
He was the retired owner of All Rite Food Equipment, Bryce A. Baker and Associates, Scottsburg Dairy Bar and Taylor Freezers. He was a member of Scottsburg United Methodist Church . I.O.O.F. #555, Masonic lodge # 572 , Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis and a Kentucky Colonel.
Survivors include daughters, Debbie (Jack) Owens, Scottsburg, Terra (Mike) Mullins, Henryville; three grandchildren, Marsha Howser, Kevin and Chris Owens all of Scottsburg; eight great-randchildren, Lauren and Alexa Howser, Kami, Treyton and Brynn Owens and Cason, Jaxon and Griffin Owens all of Scottsburg.
He was preceded in death by: His wife Eamie (Adams) Baker and his Brother Paul Baker.
Celabration of Life was Saturday, February 18, 2012 at Scottsburg United Methodist Church with Rev. Steve Brackney officiating.
Burial was held at the Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions: Scottsburg United Methodist Church - Renovation Fund c/o the Funeral Home.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
DONALD WARREN MANTOOTH, 86, Salem, died Monday, February 13, 2012 at St. Vincent Hospital.
He was born on April 22, 1925 in Salem to Cecil and Mary Elliott Mantooth. He was retired from 23 years of service to Eastern Airlines. He was Chairman of the American Party and State Chairman for George C. Wallace for President. He was also a World War II U.S. Navy veteran and attended New Covenant Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife: Martha Garland Mantooth; his daughters: Donna Mantooth Ray of Lawrence, Ind. and Pam Mantooth Munro of Scotland; his sister: Juanita Hoskins; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son: Samuel Mantooth; his brother: Randall Mantooth; and his parents.
Funeral services were held Friday, February 17, 2012 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors.
DANNY LEO “DAN” KREEGER, 81, Hanover, died Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at King's Daughters' Hospital.
He was born on January 11, 1931 in Jefferson County to Milton R. Kreeger and Beulah Corman Kreeger Muster. He worked at Kreeger & Hensler and drove a semi for Kreeger Saw Mill. He was a member of the Hanover Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife: Thelma Louise Goins Kreeger of Hanover; his daughters: Shelia Kreeger (Doug) Chatham of Trimble County, Ky. and Nancy Kay Breeger Burress Pyles of Hanover; his step-mother: Helen Hicks Kreeger of Hanover; his sister: Vicky Schirmer of Hanover; his sister and brother-in-law: Wilma and Graham Meier of Syracuse, Ind.; his aunts and uncles: Beatrice Rogers of Indianapolis, Dorothy and Chet Vice and Howard McAnulty, all of Ladoga, Ind.; four grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his son: David Allen Kreeger; his sisters: Norma Roberts and Karin Kay Hamilton; his brother-in-law: R. Wayne Hamilton; his sons-in-law: Phillip Burress and Anthony W. Pyles; and his niece: Sandra S. Powell.
Funeral services were held Saturday, February 18, 2012 at Hanover United Methodist Church. Burial followed at Zoar Cemetery near Kent, Ind.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Hanover Fire & Rescue Department.
EDNA R. MCCLELLAN, 87, of Nabb, died Friday, February 17, 2012 at her residence.
She was born March 19, 1924 in Scott County, the daughter of Lyle H. and Mable Dage Bartrum. She was a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church and taught the primary Sunday School Class for several years. She was a former employee of the Madison State Hospital and Reliance Electric in Madison.
Survivors include her daughters, Doris Davis (Bob), Nabb, Dixie Marsh, Madison and Donna Watkins of Hanover; six grandchildren, Wayne and David Davis, Bob and Jason Marsh, Lori Watkins and Melanie Smith; nine great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and four sisters.
Funeral services were Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at the Grayson Funeral Home, New Washington with burial in Grandview Memorial Gardens.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com
MARGIE SAGE FINLEY, 85, a lifelong resident of Crothersville, died Thursday, February 16, 2012 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
She was born July 18, 1926 in Pontiac, Illinois, the daughter of George and Irene (Lewis) Sage.
She was a 1944 Crothersville High School graduate. On March 7, 1947 in Uniontown, she married Dale Finley who survives in Crothersville. She retired from Crothersville School Corporation working for 20 years as the secretary for the superintendent. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Crothersville. She enjoyed reading, traveling and camping where she was formerly active in the Holiday Rambler R.V. Club.
Other survivors include a son, Larry (Kathy) Finley of Colorado Springs, Colo., one sister-in-law, Libby Sage of Crothersville, nieces and nephews, Jerry (Brenda) Cremeens of Norman, Ind., Sharon Smith of Crothersville, Shirley Fields of Lexington, Ind., G. Scott Sage of Crothersville, Mindy (Adam) Kriete of Crothersville, Diann (Michael) Clark of Mooresville, Ind.
One brother, Lloyd Sage, preceded her in death.
Reverend Jon Pearce conducted funeral services Monday, February 20, 2012 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville. Burial followed at Cana Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be given to Cana Cemetery c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.
Online condolences maybe given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.
MILO LYNNOX ROSS, (infant), Crothersville, was stillborn Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012.
He was the baby son of Warren Fletcher & Desiree Brook (Rogers) Ross of Crothersville.
Other survivors include two brothers, Noah L. Brown and Atticus L. Ross both of Crothersville, grandparents, Bill & Traci Combs of Crothersville, Gary Rogers of Crothersville, Cindy & Dale Huckleberry of Crothersville, Warren Hank & Tammy Ross of Paris Crossing, great grandparents, Karen & Danny Davis of Seymour, Ron Allen of Jonesville, Theresa Rogers of Seymour, Ronald Steele of Crothersville, Karen & Ron Ritz of Seymour, several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by a great-grandmother, Celia Marie Steele.
Pastor Larry Robbins conducted funeral services Monday, February 20, 2012 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with visitation following the service.
Memorial donations may be given to the family c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.
Online condolences maybe given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.
ILA ROTHBAUER, 59, Salem, died Friday February 17, 2012 at the St. Vincent's Salem Hospital.
She was born on March 12, 1952, the daughter of the late Phillip Brown and Helen (Shnell) Brown, who survives.
Survivors include; mother, Helen Brown of Coalmont, Ind.; husband, Alan Rothbauer of Salem; two sons, Beau Jones of Salem, and Chris Jones of Salem; two daughters, Tina Dizney of Pekin and Donna Lee Dickerson of Pekin; one step-son, Benji Rothbauer of New Albany; one step-daughter, Angie Rothbauer of Sellersburg; three sisters, Millie Garfield of Victorville, California, Eleanor Lynch of Seattle, Washington, and Imogene Cazel of Laconia; nine grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father and one son, Patrick Jones.
The funeral services were Monday, Feb. 20, 2012 at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem.
Cremation followed the funeral service.
Online expressions www.hughestaylor.net
DONIVAN W. GORDON, 75, of Campbellsburg died Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 at University Hospital in Louisville.
He was co-owner of Brown and Gordon Farms and Trucking. He was a member of Westivew Christian Church and had previously served as deacon, Rob Morris Masonic Lodge #282 and National Guard. He was born April 29, 1936 in Washington County, the son of Lewis and Clara Williams Gordon.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria Brown Gordon. They were married Sept. 3, 1960. He is also survived by a son, Troy (Mary) Gordon of Webster Groves, Missouri; two daughters, Gina (Mike) Kramer of Brownsburg and Shelley (Edward) Deaton of Scottsburg; two sisters, Rosemary Carter of Salem and Mildred Puglise of Frederick, Maryland; and four grandchildren, Elizabeth, Mallery, Brant and Luke.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Virginia Nichols.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 at Westview Christian Church. Burial followed at Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Washington County Community Foundation or Westview Christian Church.
NORALEE BREWER, 68, Salem died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at her home.
She was a retired employee of Farm Bureau Insurance and a member of Canton Christian Church.
She was born July 17, 1943 in Salem, the daughter of Lee and Mary Leona Barns Green.
She is survived by her husband, Charles Delbert Brewer, of Salem. They were married July 24, 1959.
She is also survived by three sons, Mark Brewer of Scottsburg, Donnie Brewer of Salem and Richard Brewer of Greenville; a daughter, Alicia Brewer of Salem; a half brother, Billy Green of Salem; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Sondra Cook.
Funeral services were Monday, Feb. 20, 2012 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed at Crown Hill Cemetery.
CHARLES W. HAMILTON, 85, of Salem died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at the home of Jerry Hendricks.
He was county recorder for eight years, a farmer and a truck driver. He was an elder for Westview Christian Church. He was a World War II Navy veteran and member of American Legion, VFW and Washington County Fish and Game Club.
She was born June 6, 1926 in Orange County, the son of Bryan Klondike and Edna Moore Hamilton.
He is survived by his wife, Evelynn Jacobs Hamilton. They were married October 23, 1948. He is also survived by two sons, Charles Hamilton of Pekin and Michael Scott Hamilton of Salem; a daughter, Debra A. Drake of Brownstown; two brothers, Robert Hamilton of Omaha, Neb. and Howard Hamilton of Salem; two sisters, Betty Jones of Orleans and Martha Catlin of Campbellsburg; nine grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Gary William Hamilton; a daughter, Brenda L. Theiring; a brother, Franklin Hamilton; a sister, Mary Colglazier; and his parents.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Westview Christian Church. Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors.
Weathers Funeral Home in Salem handled the arrangements.
GEORGE E. SPARROW, 50, Salem died Friday, Feb. 17, 2012.
He was born February 11, 1962 in Jeffersonville, the son of Ernest V. and Barbara Sparrow.
He is survived by his wife, Karen Sparrow; two brothers, William Sparrow of Jasper and Jimmy Sparrow of Salem; and two sisters, Elizabeth Sparrow and Pamela Sparrow, both of Salem.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Ernest E. Sparrow; a sister, Sandra Sparrow; and his parents.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Crown Hill Cemetery.
MARY ZELPHA BOSS, 105, Salem, died Saturday, February 18, 2012 at her home.
She was born on December 9, 1906 in Orange County to Frank and Grace Purlee Fisher. She was retired from Smith Cabinet Company and a member of Salem (High Street) Church of Christ.
Survivors include her son: Glen (Lilla) Boss of Salem; and two grandchildren: Jill and James Boss. She was preceded in death by her husband: Lowell Boss; her brother: Ernest Fisher; her sisters: Essi Brough and Lois Fisher; and her parents.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 23, at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will take place on Thursday from 8 a.m. until the time of services.
FLOYD E. COATES, 67, Kent, died Thursday, February 16, 2012 at Saint Vincent Heart Center of Indiana in Indianapolis.
He was born on September 16, 1944 in Coloma, Mich. to Kenneth William, Sr. and Mildred Pauline Albert Coates. He was the founder and president of American Plastic Molding Corporation and Southern Mold and Tool Corp. for the past 41 years and a noted speaker who traveled the country giving presentation. He was also a member of the Crothersville Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include his wife: Anne E. Cherry Coates of Lexington; his daughter: Elizabeth Coates (Randy) Allen of Deputy; his step-daughters: Rebecca (Mark) Byars of McLeansboro, Ill. and Sarah (Steve) Rupe of Centralia, Ill.; his step-son: Stephen (Michelle) Gibbs of Clarksville, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren; his sisters: Esther Bryan of Indianapolis, Judith Lewis of Seymour, Nancy Yheulon of North Vernon, and Cecilia Melleucamp of Milton, Ky.; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife: Sandra Coates; and his brother Kenneth Coates, Jr.
Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28, at the First Christian Church of Scottsburg.
Visitation will will take place on Tuesday from 3 p.m. until the time of services.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to New Life International Haiti Project, Answers in Genesis, or International Institute of Christian Studies (Professor Funds).
WILLIAM DAVID “DAVE” BATES, 59, Madison, died Saturday, February 18, 2012 at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
He was born on May 11, 1952 in Michigan City, Ind. to William Daniel and Ellender Lucille Jenkins Bates. He was currently employed as a machinist with Rotary Life in Madison, where he had worked for the past 39 years. He was a member of the Madison Moose Lodge No. 765, the Archery Club and the Gun Club. He also attended the Kent Christian Church earlier in life.
Survivors include his daughters: Susan Bates Pope of Central Ind. and Sheila Bates Elswick of Corydon; his companion: Kay Scott of Madison; his grandchildren: Shelby and Chelsey Elswick, Kazz Pope, Preston and Kendall Bates, and Dylan Pope; his brother: Robert Danny Bates of Hanover; his uncle: Raymond Jenkisn of Fort Wayne; his step-son: Mark (Nicole) McKay of Mount Vernon; and his step-grandchildren: Morgan, Kirsten and Tyler.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his step-fathers: William Murray Jennings and Floyd E. Chambers.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22, at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Burial will follow in New Bethel Cemetery near Chelsea.
Visitation will take place from 11 a.m. until the time of services.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Red Cross or the New Bethel Cemetery Association.
JEANNE MARIE CAMPBELL, 61, of China Grove, North Carolina, died Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at Rowan Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, North Carolina.
She was born on August 5, 1950 in Salisbury, North Carolina, the daughter of the late Robert Columbus Feimster and Alma Jane (Benfield) Williams. She was a homemaker and a member of the Community Baptist Church in Salisbury, North Carolina.
Survivors include her husband, Warren Campbell; mother, Janie Williams of Salisbury, North Carolina; uncle, William Feimster; niece, Tracey McDowell of Salisbury, North Carolina.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at Collins Family Cemetery near Deputy.
Local arrangements were handled by Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
WILLIAM S. WOLFF, 88, of Port Charlotte, Florida, formerly of Scottsburg, died Friday, February 17, 2012 at his residence.
He was born on February 6, 1924 in Scottsburg, the son of the late Henry Cecil and Jamima Pearl (Whitson) Wolff. He was a retired engineer from Ford Motor Company in Indianapolis, a member of the Englewood Episcopal Church in Englewood, Florida and a U.S. Marine Corp veteran of W.W. II.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Judi F. Wolff on May 9, 1996, second wife, Kathleen Wolff on June 5, 2011 and two sisters, Virginia Wolff and Lucille Neuhauser.
Survivors include a son, Thomas S. Wolff (Maria) of Schererville, Indiana; two stepsons, Jeffery A. Baker (Jackie) of Raleigh, North Carolina and Leslie Sparks (Joyce) of Durham, North Carolina; a stepdaughter, Jacqui Smith (Thomas) of Aiken, South Carolina and six grandchildren.
Cremation was chosen and services will be held at a later date with Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg in charge of the arrangements.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Donor's Favorite Charity c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences can be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.
GEORGE ALLAN HUTH, 24, of Floyds Knobs, died Saturday, February 18, 2012.
He was a 2005 graduate of Floyd Central High School. He played soccer and performed in the marching band. He had a love for animals, and his interests included snow skiing, computer games, and astrology. He attended IUS and worked in the chemistry lab and as a tutor. He anticipated his graduation and upcoming career in the chemistry field.
He was born on February 28, 1987 in San Antonio, Texas to George E. Huth and Theresa (Garrett) Larson.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his grandparents, George “Buzzy” and Betty Huth; half brother, Dakota Parmely; aunts, Betsy Huth and Kim Fredick (Mark); uncles, Michael Huth, Edward Huth (Susan Wagoner), and Terry Hayes; great aunt and uncle, Gail and John Collins; and 12 cousins.
Visitation will be from 12-8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany).
His Funeral Service will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home followed by burial at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Cemetery.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.
CHRISTIAN MICHAEL BRYANT, infant son of Scott and Tonya Bryant died Sunday February 19, 2012 at Norton-Kosair Hospital in Louisville.
Their child was preceded in death by a brother Cadan Scott Bryant and great-grandparent Melvin Bryant.
Survivors include parents, Scott and Tonya Bryant; a brother and sister, Austin and Jazlynn Bryant; grandparents, Daniel and Karen Hines, Deborah Bryant, and Samuel Taylor; great-grandparents, Arthur Burgin, Eilean Hines, and Louise Pinkston; aunts and uncles, Leann Howard, Michael Hines, and Christopher Bryant. Also surviving are a host of other aunts, uncles and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 in the Kraft Chapel at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany.
Burial will follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park Garden of the Innocence in New Albany, Indiana.
Online condolences may be made to www.kraftfs.com
WILLIAM "BILL" P. DAVIS, JR., 83, of Hanover, died Saturday, February 18, 2012 at Hanover Health & Rehab Center, Hanover.
He was born February 20, 1928 in Rochester, Illinois, the son of the late William P., Sr. & Bertha Puyear Davis. His family moved to Seymour when he was young. He was a 1946 graduate of Shields High School in Seymour. He was united in marriage on Nov. 22, 1950 in Seymour, to Janet Pfaffenberger. He was a journeyman meat cutter for the Kroger Company early in his career in New Albany, Bedford, Madison & Carrollton. He moved his family to Hanover in 1962. He was a Mason and had been a Boy Scout Leader and he and his wife served as Methodist Church Camp Counselors for several years. He was owner of Finnegan's of Hanover for approximately ten years and retired after serving 14 years as the Food Service Director at Hanover College. He was a faithful member of the Hanover United Methodist Church, where he served as a lay leader, director of the Food Pantry, participated in the Choir, Board of Trustees, Administrative Council and other various committees of the church.
He is survived by his wife, his son, Stewart F. Hall & his wife, Linda of Aurora, Ind.; his daughters, Susan Van De Walle & her husband, Leo of Madison, Lu Ann Hockhill & her husband, Mick of Moline, Ill., Paula D. Stoner & her husband, Jack of Lexington; his grandchildren: Andrea Keliher (Joe), Sharon Duffield, Tammy Van Vliet (Robert), Stew Omar (Christine), Dr. Tyson Hall (Rebecca) Sabrina Paddock (Todd), Brooke Bohall, Eric Schnabel (Renae) & Trinity Stoner; his great-grandchildren: Larissa Keliher, Maureen Duffield, Jordyn Duffield, Brianna Johnson, Rachael Omar, Kyle Omar, Andrea Schnabel, Madison Bohall & Jackson Bohall; his sister-in-law, Doris Kovener of Crothersville as well as several nieces, nephews & other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William P. Sr. & Bertha Puyear Davis; his son, Jerry Daniel Hall died in 2007; his sisters, Eleanor Disney, Eileen Schneck & Dorothy "Dot" Givens.
Funeral services will be Saturday, February 25, 2012, 1:00 p.m., Hanover United Methodist Church. Rev. Jeanne Winter will officiate. Burial will follow at Hanover Presbyterian Cemetery, Hanover.
Friends may call Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of the service at the Hanover United Methodist Church.
The family requests memorials in memory of Bill to the Hanover United Methodist Church Open Hands Open Hearts Food Pantry or the Hanover United Methodist Church Debt Reduction Fund, contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre 325 Demure Drive Madison, Indiana 47250, handled arrangements.
Online condolences may be left at www.morgan-nay.com.
CARRIE M. DALTON HARDIN, 73, of Crothersville, died Sunday, February 19, 2012 at her home.
She was born June 19, 1938 in Granger County, Tenn. the daughter of the late Perry and Mary Ann Elizabeth (Lawson) Dalton. She was an educator of Art and Library science. She was employed in Jefferson County, Kentucky for 9 ½ years, Frankfort Independent Schools for 17 years, Versailles, Kentucky School System for two years, and Christian County Schools, Kentucky for two years. She was also a dessert maker for Lutheran Community Home, a baker for Foods Plus in Seymour, and an employee at Southern Indiana Center for the Arts. She attended First Methodist Church in Seymour.
Survivors include her husband and companion of 20 years, John Hardin of Crothersville, a step-son, Dustin Hardin of Scottsburg, one brother, Joe Dalton of Russellville, Tenn., Amanda Dalton of Russellville, Tenn., Alice Roach of Russellville, Tenn., Mary Katherine Hopkins of Bean Station, Tenn.
Pastor Irvin Benge will conduct memorial services at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 26, 2012 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with visitation starting at 1 p.m. until service time.
Cremation has been entrusted to Adams Funeral Home & Crematory.
Online condolences maybe given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.