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Obituaries March 7, 2012 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 06 March 2012 00:00

TOMOKO SOEDA MAXWELL, 61
EVA L. (LOGSDON) DENTON, 65
LOIS JUANITA JORDAN COLE COOPER, 71
CHESTER ALLEN MEISBERGER, 78
NELLIE R. POWELL HEARNE WILLIAMS, 91
GORDON WAYNE CAMPBELL, 62
MARY L. "NAN" KRINER, 84
AGNES LUCILLE FISCHER, 100
PAULINE DUPPS, 73
CHARLES F. ANDERSON, 61
ERNEST JOHNSON, JR, 60
JENNIFER  AMOS, 41
FONTELLA NAPIER, 76
BERNARD WOOD, SR., 82
ELSIE AMY SMITH, 95
TOMMY O. “TOM” BARRON, 74
JOSEPH L. BABCOCK, 21, MORIAH LEAHANN BROUGH, 20, JAYDON L. BABCOCK, 2, ANGEL BABCOCK, 15 months old and KENDALL JUNELINA LYN BABCOCK, 1 month and 25 days
JOHN K. POYNER, 30
JOHNNY W. NEVILS, 74
NELLIE J. WESTMORELAND-BROADY, 85
ERHARD GRIEB, 79
ALBERTA ANN BOHANNAN, 72
JAMES E. BARRETT, 73
THELMA E. JOHNSTON, 79
TAMMY L. BEELER THOMPSON, 34
TERRY MICHAEL JACKSON, 70
NANCY CAROL POTTER JACKSON, 70
JOSEPH DONALD HOUNCHELL, 84
GRACE A. METZ, 94
LESTER H. THOMPSON, 88
ALETA M. SIMPSON, 78
FRANCIS DELANO CHAPMAN, 75
JEMIMA ROSE “MIMA” STIDHAM, 61
CHARLES CANBY BOTTORFF, 80
WM. WAYNE HUNTER, 62
CHRISTIANUS GOVERS, 72
TERRY MICHAEL JACKSON, 70, and NANCY CAROL POTTER JACKSON, 70, and their great-grandson, DAYLYNN TERRY JACKSON, 4

 

TOMOKO SOEDA MAXWELL, 61, Pekin, died Sunday, February 19, 2012 at her son's house in Pekin.
She was born March 15, 1950 in Japan. She later moved to the United States in 1971.
Survivors include her husband: Leonard Maxwell, Jr.; her son: Leonard Maxwell III; her daughter: Odessa Maxwell; her daughter-in-law: Christina Kern; and eight grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Home.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to Hosparus, 624 E. Market Street, New Albany, IN 47150.

 


EVA L. (LOGSDON) DENTON, 65, New Albany, died February 25, 2012 in New Albany.
She was born on March 16, 1946 in Louisville, to the late John H. and Hazel (Mayse) Logsdon.
She is survived by her children, John Logsdon (Debbie), Richard A. Logsdon, and Angela Lynch Elmore (Randy); sisters, Joyce Adcock, Clara Sant (Benny), Diana Dixon, and Maudie Dohoney; and brothers, Bobby and Richard Logsdon; nine grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 10-3 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany).   Her Funeral Service will be at 3 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home followed by burial at Galena Cemetery in Floyds Knobs.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.


LOIS JUANITA JORDAN COLE COOPER, 71, Deputy, died Sunday, February 26, 2012 at her home.
She was born on October 21, 1940 in Jefferson County to Frank and Mary Davidson Jordan. She worked as a caregiver for the Mayfield Nursing Home in downtown Madison and later for OVO as a housekeeper and caregiver. She was a member of the Dupont Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughters: Mary Cole and Jeanette (James) Hodges, both of Deputy, Jerri Lynn (Mike) Palfreeman of Madison and Annette (Larry) Eden of Lancaster, Ind.; her son: Dallas (Jennifer) Cooper of Deputy; her sister: Nevada Robertson of Hanover; nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband: Jerry Cole; and her second husband: John Cooper.
Funeral services were held Thursday, March 1, 2012 at Dupont Baptist Church. Burial followed at Dupont Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Lois Cooper Memorial Fund.


CHESTER ALLEN MEISBERGER, 78, Madison, died Monday, February 27, 2012 at the Water's of Clifty Falls in Madison.
He was born on May 13, 1933 in Ripley County, Ind. to Timothy and Angeline Gordon Meisberger. He was employed as a teacher and coach at various schools over the years, retiring as Superintendent of the Switzerland County School District. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife: M. Maxine Haas Meisberger of Madison; his daughters: Debbie (Bert) Allen of Vevay and Denise (Gregg) Brown of Mason, Oh.; his brother: Dalbert (Elizabeth) Meisberger of Marion, Ind.; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Ralph and Kathryn Haas of Arnold, Md., Ruby and Leo Pendleton of Yuma, Ariz., and Joan and Jerry Harmon of Port Charlotte, Fla.; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents, his infant sister, and his sister-in-law: Vera Eback.
Private funeral services were held at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Chapel in Madison. Full military honors and a final salute were conducted by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion on Sunday, March 4, 2012.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Gideon's Memorial Bible Plan.


NELLIE R. POWELL HEARNE WILLIAMS, 91, Madison, died Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at Hanover Health & Rehab Center.
She was born on March 23, 1920 in Morgan County, Tenn. to Ernest and Emma Alley Powell. She first worked in the 1960s with Randall's as a line worker, then later she worked in the bakery and deli for Jay C Store and Food's Plus. She retired from Dieken's Bakery. She was a member of the Madison Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Survivors include her daughters: Saundra Schmidt Polly and Phyllis Robbins (John), both of Madison; her son: Mark Andrew (Sonya) Hearne of Madison; 15 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren; her brother: David Ernest “Brownie” (Helen) Powell of Clearwater, Fla.; her sister: Lela Doerflein of Lawrenceburg, Ind.; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband: Edgar Hearne; her second husband: Guy Williams; her son: Edgar J. Hearne; her daughter: Linda Poindexter Starkey; her great-granddaughter: Anna F. Schmidt; her brothers: James, Ralph, Rufus and Roger; and her sister: Martha, Mary, Carrie and one who passed in infancy.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial followed at Monroe Cemetery in Madison.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Madison Seventh Day Adventist Church or Saint Jude's Hospital.


GORDON WAYNE CAMPBELL, 62, Crothersville, died Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
He was born on January 22, 1950 in Perry County, Ky. to Tyree and Susie Couch Campbell. He worked for the towns of Austin, Scottsburg and Crothersville.
Survivors include his wife: Linda Spicer Campbell of Crothersville; his sons: Charles “Chuck” Gordon Campbell and Austin Gordon Campbell, both of Crothersville; his step-daughter: Haley Vires of Crothersville; his grandson: Charles Gordon Campbell, Jr. of Crothersville; his brothers: Charlie (Pauline) Campbell of Crothersville, Roger (Patsy) and Cecil (Tammy) Campbell, both of Scottsburg, and Hence (Chloe) Campbell of Jackson, Ky.; his sisters: Elaine (Brother Earl) Estepp of Austin and Beverly Campbell of Tampa, Fla.; several nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother: Tyree “Bill” Campbell; and his sister: Marilyn Campbell.
Funeral services were held Monday, March 5, 2012 at Trinity House of God Church in Austin. Burial followed at Spurgeon Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Gordon Wayne Campbell Memorial Fund.


MARY L. "NAN" KRINER, 84, Scottsburg, died Wednesday, February 28, 2012.
She was born on December 12, 1927 in Indianapolis to Clinton and Clara B. Reinhardt Martin. She was a former bookkeeper for Martin Auto Supply in Scottsburg and was a member of Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her sons: Jeffery (Pam) and Floyd “Bud” Kriner, both of Scottsburg, and Karmen Kriner of Madison; her daughters: Kim (Stanley) Allen and Clare Hundley, both of Scottsburg; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers: Clinton, Bob and Eugene Martin; and her sister: Margaret Byrne.
Funeral services were held Friday, March 2, 2012 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Burial followed in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association, c/o Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N. 1st Street, Scottsburg, IN 47170.


AGNES LUCILLE FISCHER, 100, of Owensboro, died Tuesday, February 28, 2012, at her residence.
She was a member of St. Stephen Cathedral and was a member of the Altar Society.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph W. Fischer; infant daughter, Joann Fischer; and daughters-in-law, Agnes Johnson Fischer and Sally Adkisson Fischer.
Survivors include her children; Earl Fischer and his wife Paula of Owensboro, Mark Fischer of Charlestown Dan Fischer and his wife Donna of St. Louis, Mo., and Mary Jane Fischer Hall and her husband John Hall II of Cleveland, Ohio; 19 grandchildren, and 37 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Lourdes Catholic Church.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday and after 8:30 a.m. on Saturday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.
Entombment will be in Resurrection Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the St. Stephen’s Soup Kitchen, c/o St. Stephen Cathedral, 610 Locust Street, Owensboro, KY 42301.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.glennfuneralhome.com.


PAULINE DUPPS, 73, died Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at her home.
She was born on February 12, 1939 to James Herbert & Sara Jane Amick Nash in Clark Co.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Lee Dupps; sisters, Catherine and Helen.
Survivors include her daughter, Karen Brafford of Jeffersonville; sons, Ted Brafford (Geana) of Henryville, and Aron Brafford of Otisco; granddaughter, Shannon Brafford of Henryville; brother, Keith Nash of Sellersburg.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 2pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial to take place in the Mt. Lebanon Cemetery. Visitation will be held after 11am on Saturday till the time of the service.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the American Cancer Society.
Online condolence can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


CHARLES F. ANDERSON,61, of Lexington, died Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at his residence.
He was born on October 4, 1950 in Madison the son James and Elva Denning Anderson. He was a retired foreman for Rotary Lift and a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Madison V.F.W. and American Legion and a former volunteer coach for the Johnson and Vienna-Finley Elemnetary basketball program.
Survivors include his wife whom he married on May 26, 1979, Susan Sommer Anderson; daughters Shari Little, Lexington and Stacy Payne(Ryan), Austin; son Tim Anderson(Melinda), Austin; sisters; Dorothy Baker(Fred) Scottsburg and Pat Lamaster, Madison; brother, Ray Anderson(Violet), Hanover; grandchildren, Tim Hunt, Ashley Little, Brooklynn and Bradley Phillips and Lia Payne; great grandchild, Aiden Hunt; son-in-law; Ronnie Phillips, Hanover.
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Kimberly Jo Phillips, grandchild Alexis "Lexy" Jo Anderson, brothers Don and Ralph Anderson, sister Della "Ann" Creech, sister-in-law Janet Anderson and brother-in-laws, Marvin "Tater" Lamaster and Ed Creech.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday February 25, 2012 at the Grayson Funeral Home in Hanover with burial in Lick Branch Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday from 4-8 p.m. and after 10 a.m.
Saturday until the time of the service.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the American Heart Association or Grandchildren's college fund.


ERNEST JOHNSON, JR, 60, died Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at River Crossing in Charlestown.
He was born on October 29, 1951 to Ernest & Margaret Maxey Johnson in New Albany. He was a Marine Veteran of the Vietnam War. He worked for the Indiana Department of Natural Recourses.
He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Vetchel Johnson.
Survivors include his brothers, Julius Johnson of New Albany, and Nicky Johnson of Louisville; sisters, Pamela Smith of Louisville, Shirley Smith of Louisville, Nikita Wise of Louisville, and Concetta Russ of Louisa, Va.; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 4 p.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown.
Visitation will be held on Monday after 2pm till the time of the service.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


JENNIFER  AMOS, 41,  of Austin, died Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at  Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
She was born  March 27, 1970 in Scottsburg, the daughter of Allen  White and Teresa N. (Watts) White.
She  married Marcus Amos on August 21, 1993, who survives. She was a member of Grace Family Worship Center in Jeffersonville.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Emily Amos of Austin; her parents, Allen and Teresa White of Austin and a sister: Marsha Buxton, of Indianapolis.
Funeral services will be at noon Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Grace Covenant Church of God with Rev. Norman Stacy and Rev. Sam White officiating.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday March 2, 2012  and after 9 a.m. Saturday March 3, 2012 at Grace Covenant Church of God.
Burial will be in the Scottsburg Cemetery in Scottsburg.
Memorials to the Family can be made c/o Scott County State Bank.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


FONTELLA NAPIER, 76, of Deputy Indiana , passed away Thursday, March 1, 2012 at King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison.
She was born on April 22, 1935 in LaFollette, Tenn., the daughter of the late Millard Bousher and Bertha (Violet) Bousher. She worked as a Nurses Aid and was the caregiver of Emma Napier her mother-in-law and a member of The Valley Settlement Old Regular Baptist Church in Deputy Indiana.
Survivors include her sons, Donald Napier, Paris Crossing, Ronald Napier, Scottsburg, Virgil (Tammy) Napier, Paris Crossing, Victor (Pat) Napier, Paris Crossing; brothers, Clarence Bousher, Springfield, Ohio, Nash Bousher, High Point, Ga., Eddie Bousher, Alabama, Arnold Bousher, North Vernon; sisters, Flossie Robbins, Butlerville, Faye Engrim, Masa, Ala., Frances McCarty, LaFollette, Tenn. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Buchanan Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Schuler officiating.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday March 2, 2012 and after 1 p.m. Saturday March 3, 2012 at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Burial will be in the Collins Cemetery in Deputy.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society c/o the Funeral Home.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


BERNARD WOOD, SR., 82, Georgetown, died Monday, Feb. 20, 2012 at his home.
He was the son of the late Hallie and Anna (Nelson) Wood. He was born May 30, 1929 in Georgetown. He was a farmer and a member of the Edwardsville United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Mildred (Schad) Wood; sons, Charles (Florence) Wood, Floyds Knobs, David (Rebecca) Wood, Georgetown; a brother, Leonard Wood, Owensville, Ind.; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation and funeral services were held last week with burial in Edwardsville Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be made at www.kraftfuneralservice.net.


ELSIE AMY SMITH, 95, Corydon, died Thursday, March 1, 2012 at Indian Creek Health and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born on March 2, 1916 in Harrison County to the late Henry Otto and Cora Pinaire Wiseman. She was a homemaker and a member of Highland Avenue Holiness Church in Corydon.
Survivors include her sons: Reverend Lewis (Hazel) Smith of Texarkana, Ark., Reverend Denzil (Gerry) Smith of Dansville, Va. and Lonnie Smith of New Albany; her daughters: Ruth (Reverend Sheldon) Wright of Corydon, Wanda (Jerry) Weaver and Kelta (Brian) Sherman, both of Hobe Sound, Fla.; her sister: Mary Arnold of Jeffersonville; 18 grandchildren and many great and great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband: Cort E. Smith; her brothers: Cecil, Forest, Glen, Louis and Gene; and her sisters: Pearl, Ruby, Jacie, Alma, Pauline and Mary.
Funeral services were held Monday, March 5, 2012 at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon. Burial followed at Oak Grove Cemetery.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to Highland Avenue Holiness Church.


TOMMY O. “TOM” BARRON, 74, of Crothersville, died Sunday, March 4, 2012 at his home.
He was born June 5, 1937 in (Fayette County) Lexington, Kentucky, the son of Willis Robert and Earlena (Harp) Barron.
On November 2, 1957 at Crothersville Baptist Church, he married Roberta (Henry) Barron, who survives in Crothersville. He was the owner/operator of Crothersville Heating & Air since 1997 and has worked in HVAC his entire working career. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Crothersville.
Other survivors include, three children, Bradley (Brenda) Barron of Crothersville, Pansy Renee Stidham of Crothersville, Clifton Dale (Deanna) Barron of Deputy, Indiana, eight grandchildren, Stephanie (Steve) Brumett of Crothersville, Brandie (Jerrod) Wray of Crothersville, Darrin (Amber) Jones of Crothersville, Wesley McIntosh of Crothersville, Benjamin McIntosh of Crothersville, Tonni (Aaron) Drake of Brownstown, Chrisley Lewis of Deputy, Jerrica Barron of Deputy, eight great grandchildren, five siblings, Sarah Edwards of Huntington, IN, Eugene “Buck” (Shirley) Barron of Versailles, Kentucky, Ernest “Ernie” (Nancy) Barron of Lexington, KY, Frances (Eldridge) Kirby of Lexington, KY, Bernard “Bernie” Barron of Lexington, KY.
One infant daughter, Earlena Mae Barron, one grandson, Dustin Lewis, siblings, deceased siblings Lloyd Barron, James Barron, George Barron, Willis Barron Jr, Russell Barron, Harry Barron, Aubrey Barron, Patsy Barron, Frank Barron William Barron, Raymond Barron, preceded him in death.
Reverend Jon Pearce will conduct funeral services at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.
Friends may visit after 9:00 AM on Wednesday at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory.
Memorial donations may be given to the family c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110, East Howard Street, Crothersville, IN, 47229.


JOSEPH L. BABCOCK, 21, MORIAH LEAHANN BROUGH, 20, JAYDON L. BABCOCK, 2, ANGEL BABCOCK, 15 months old and KENDALL JUNELINA LYN BABCOCK, 1 month and 25 days, died in their home near Pekin on Friday afternoon, March 2, of injuries suffered during the tornadic outbreak that occurred in Washington County.
Joseph was an Indianapolis native and an employee of Lanham Sawmill. Moriah was a homemaker. They were members of Life Tabernacle Church in Salem. Jaydon was born in June, 2009, and Kendall on January 6, both in Scottsburg.
Joseph's survivors include his parents, Sherman Rose and Kathy Babcock, both of Austin; three brothers, Michael Lee Combs Jr. of New Albany, Jeffrey Babcock of Roanoke and James Babcock of Whitmore, Tenn.; two sisters, Kimberly White and Ashley Babcock, both of Roanoke; and his grandparents, Brenda Hensley of Roanoke, Cora Rose of Austin and Donald Babcock of Salem.
Moriah's survivors also include her father, Jack Brough of Pekin; a brother, Josh Brough of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters, Kendra Brough of Louisville, Ky., and Jayla Brough of Pekin; and her grandmother, Ruth Hardin of Paoli.
The children are survived by their grandparents, Sherman Rose and Kathy Babcock, both of Austin, and Jack Brough of Pekin; and their great-grandparents, Ruth Hardin of Paoli, Brenda Hensley of Roanoke, Cora Rose of Austin and Donald Babcock of Salem.
A memorial service for the family was conducted on Monday afternoon, March 5, at the Life Tabernacle Church in Salem.
Burial was private.
Staff of the Weathers Funeral Home in Salem was in charge of arrangements.


JOHN K. POYNER, 30, died on Friday, March 3, at his home near Hanover of injuries suffered in the tornado that struck in Jefferson County.
Born in Princeton, he was raised in Fort Branch and was a 2005 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana with a degree in business management. He had been employed with the Sherman Williams Company since 2005 and was the current manager of the firm's Madison store.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, William Knox and Robert Ann Poyner and John and Martina Selby, and an aunt, Nancy Poyner Johnson.
Survivors include his wife, the former Erin Faye Gerth; his parents, William "Bill" and Susan Jo Selby Poyner of Fort Branch; and a sister, Jaymie and husband Mike Jackson of Avon.
The funeral was conducted on Monday, March 5, at the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. The Rev. Beth Walden Fisher, the Rev. Katrina Pekich-Bundy and Pastor Kevin Wilson officiated.
Following graveside services, burial was in Montgomery Cemetery near Oakland City.
Memorial gifts may be arranged through the funeral home staff to benefit the John K. Poyner Memorial Fund.
To express condolences on-line, visit www.morgan-nay.com.


JOHNNY W. NEVILS, 74, Scottsburg, died on Friday, March 2, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
He was born in August 2, 1937, in Harrogate, Tn., and was the son of the late Clifford A. and Ethel Juliette (Richardson) Nevils.
He retired in 2004 from managing the Moto Mart gas station and convenience store in Scottsburg, where he had worked for 40 years. A U.S. Army of the Korean War, he was a member of New Providence Baptist Church, American Legion Scott Post 234 and the Moose Family Center and Lodge 2324 as well as being a lifetime member of Disabled American Veterans. He had formerly been active in the Scottsburg Bowling League.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Theresa Neville, and a brother, Lawrence E. Nevils.
Survivors include his wife, the former Susie Brown; three sons, Terrell and wife Lori Nevils of Jeffersonville, Darrell and wife Grace Nevils of Sellersburg and Bob Nevils of Scottsburg; a daughter, Vickie Boggs of Charlestown; a sister, Betty J. Holder of Columbus; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was conducted on Monday, March 5, at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Pastor Gary Bozarth officiated.
Burial was in Scottsburg Cemetery.
To express on-line condolences, visit www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


NELLIE J. WESTMORELAND-BROADY, 85, Scottsburg, died on Wednesday, February 29, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
Born November 7, 1926 in Burkesville, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Stanley H. and Rosey Erma (McFarland) Williams. She was a retired nursing aide at Scott Memorial Hospital. Memberships included Fairview Christian Church near Underwood.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, William Henry Westmoreland in 1991; her second husband, Carl Broady, in 2004; two sons, Kelly and Larry Westmoreland; a grandson, Brian Todd Westmoreland; four brothers, Cecil, Lester, Marvin and Russell Williams; and two sisters, Ruby Blackman and Dora Wiley.
Survivors include a brother, Sonny Williams of Glasgow, Ky.; a sister, Letha Godsea of Utica; six grandchildren, Jay Westmoreland and wife Christy, Justin Westmoreland, Carla and husband Scott Zellers and Dale Westmoreland, all of Scottsburg, Anthony Westmoreland and wife Amanda of New Albany and Renee Westmoreland and husband David Hummer of Edgewater, N.J.; ten great-grandchildren, Kayla, Larry, Josh, Parker and Peyton Westmoreland, Lisa, Zoe and Wyatt Zellers and Max and Sophie Hummer; and three great-great-grandchildren, Landen, Brian and Lilly Westmoreland.
The funeral service was conducted on Sunday, March 4, at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Don Watts officiated.
Burial was in Scottsburg Cemetery.
To express on-line condolences, visit www.collinsfuneralhome.net.
Online condolences may be given to the family and a video tribute can be viewed at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.


ERHARD GRIEB, 79, Georgetown, died Saturday, March 03, 2012 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
He was born in Bessarabia, Rumania in Germany on October 21, 1932 the son of Jacob and Magdeline Wallentine Grieb. He was printer by trade, was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Edwardsville, IN., and was a member of the German Club in Louisville, KY.
He is survived by his wife, Clara Kopp Grieb of Georgetown; two daughters, Patrice Fenner of Mattawan, Michigan and Anna Marie Voeks (Michael) of Grafton, Wisconsin; two brothers, Ewald Grieb of Georgetown and Werner Grieb of Louisville; three grandchildren Christopher Fenner, Justin Voeks and Aaron Voeks.
Funeral services were at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Edwardsville, IN on Tuesday, March 6, 2012. Pastor Mark Darnstaedt officiated. Burial followed in Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville.
Visitation will be held at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown on Monday from 5-8 p.m.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to his church.
Please visit www.gehlbachandroyse.com to sign Erhard’s online guestbook or to leave a condolence message for the family.


ALBERTA ANN BOHANNAN, 72, formerly of New Washington, died Friday March 2, 2012 at River Crossing in Charlestown.
She was born on August 21, 1939 in Bethlehem, Ind. to Charles and Susan Vest Abbott and was a former seamstress for I.C.I. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Edward Bohannan, son David Bohannan, sister, Maggie Rivers and brother Kaiser Abbott.
She is survived by her son; Charles Bohannan (Doreen) of Rockport, Ind., daughter; Bonnie Davis (Mike) of Otisco, Ind. and six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at a later date.
Grayson Funeral Home in new Washington is handling arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Heart Association or the Alzheimer’s Association.
Online condolences may be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


JAMES E. BARRETT, 73, Salem, died Friday, March 2, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born on November 23, 1938 in Washington County to Kenneth and Ellen Elizabeth Zink Barrett. He was a retired employee of Jean's Extrusions. He was also a member of the NRA, the Washington County Historical Society and Salem Church of Christ on High Street.
Survivors include his wife: Joan McKinley Barrett; his son: David Barrett of Louisville; and his brother: Larry Barrett of Salem. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services were held Sunday, March 4, 2012 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery.


THELMA E. JOHNSTON, 79, Louisville, died Friday, March 2, 2012.
She was born in Louisville and was a member of the Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include her sons: Steve A. and Winston Gadah, James D. Taylor and John D. Johnston; her daughter: Bonnie K. Franck; her brother: James Warford; her sisters: Jean Murphy and Juanita Davis; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday, March 5, 2012 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra. Burial followed in Martinsburg Cemetery.


TAMMY L. BEELER THOMPSON, 34, New Albany, died Thursday, March 1, 2012 in New Albany.
She was a graduate of Borden High School and had earned a Culinary Arts degree from the Sullivan College in Louisville.
Survivors include her husband: Shawn Thompson; her parents: Linda and Harvey Beeler; and her step-son: Trenton Thompson.
Funeral services were held Monday, March 5, 2012 at the Kraft Charlestown Road Chapel. Burial followed at Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Jeffersonville.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Kraft Funeral Services.


TERRY MICHAEL JACKSON, 70, Lexington, died Friday, March 2, 2012 at his home near Chelsea.
He was born on July 2, 1941 in Jefferson County to Andrew and Freda Roberts Jackson. He was a farmer all his life and a partner in the Jackson Brother's Farms. He had also served as a Saluda Township Trsutee for several years.
Survivors include his daughter: Cari Lynn Jackson of Lexington; his son: David M. (Rebecca) Jackson of Dillsboro, Ind.; his sister: Shirley A. Auxier of California; his brothers: Burlyn Jackson of Madison and Ronald “Blackie” (Pauline) Jackson of Greenwood; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and his step-great-granddaughter; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Nancy Carol Potter Jackson; his brothers: Lloyd, George, Millis “Snake” and Boyce “Ponge” Jackson; his sisters: Hildreth Cleffman and Roseann Bibbs; and his great-grandson: Daylynn Terry Jackson.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Friday, March 9, 2012 at North Madison Christian Church. Burial will follow in New Bethel Cemetery near Chelsea.
Visitation will be held on Friday from 9 am until the time of services.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Daylynn Terry Jackson Memorial Fund.


NANCY CAROL POTTER JACKSON, 70, Lexington, died Friday, March 2, 2012 at her home near Chelsea.
She was born on February 6, 1942 in Madison to the late Thomas C. and Frances Reed Potter. She was a partner in Jackson Brother's Farms and also worked in the Southwestern Elementary School cafeteria for ten years.
Survivors include her daughter: Cari Lynn Jackson of Lexington; her son: David M. (Rebecca) Jackson of Dillsboro, Ind.; her brother: Thomas Arthur (Becky) Potter of Jacksonville, Fla.; her sister: Teri (Greg) Bentz of Madison; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and his step-great-granddaughter; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by his parents; her husband: Terry Michael Jackson; and her great-grandson: Daylynn Terry Jackson.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Friday, March 9, 2012 at North Madison Christian Church. Burial will follow in New Bethel Cemetery near Chelsea.
Visitation will be held on Friday from 9 am until the time of services.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Daylynn Terry Jackson Memorial Fund.


JOSEPH DONALD HOUNCHELL, 84, died February 27, 2012 at his home with family and loved ones by his side.
He was born July 29, 1927 at the Kings Daughter Hospital in Madison. He was a 1945 graduate of Austin High School, Austin, Indiana. Upon graduation Joseph entered the US Navy and spent the duration of WWII as a Naval Cadet in the V-12 program. Joseph received degrees from Purdue University and the University of Louisville and held several sales positions in the mid-west.
In 1953 Joseph and Margaret moved to Dallas, Texas and eventually established a very successful business, Day Star Florals Inc., located in the Design District. Joseph and Margaret’s business centered around design and importing of silk floral designs, decorative accessories and manufacturing of potpourri.
He is survived by his loving wife, of 64 years, Margaret Ann Stephens Hounchell, daughter Judith Lynne Piland and husband Paul Piland, granddaughter Jordan Paige Piland and brother, Robert F. Hounchell and wife Jacqueline Hounchell.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harry Lee Hounchell and mother Alla May Welty Hounchell Calveard.
Memorial Service were Saturday March 3, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Sparkman Hillcrest Chapel.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the charity of your choice in Joseph’s name.


GRACE A. METZ, 94, of Crothersville, died Thursday, March 1, 2012, at Lake Iola Assisted Living, Scottsburg.
She was born in Uniontown, Ind., on January 10, 1918, she was the daughter of Henry and Iva Ada (Carpenter) Metz. Having been a member for over 80 years made she was the oldest member of Uniontown Baptist Church. She was very active in her church, having served as a teacher, trustee, and secretary of the Sunday school.
She was a 1936 graduate of Crothersville High School. She was employed with G.C. Murphy Company "the dime store" in Seymour for 30 years, retiring in January 1983. She lovingly took care of her parents after her retirement.
She is survived by nieces and nephews, Bob Hill, Lena (Tom) Gay, Doris (Bill) Prewitt, Helen (Bill) Kinney, Sandy (Bob) Perry, Shirley (Marlen) Adams, Kathy (Jeff) Hilton, Ron (Shelby) Metz, and Glen (Lucille) Metz.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Verna Hill, Nellie Foster, Maudie Metz, brothers, Ralph Metz, George Metz, Virgil Metz, nephews, Edward Foster, Stan, Rick, and Jim Metz, nieces, Lois Fields and Patty Hill.
Funeral services were held Uniontown Baptist Church on Monday, March 5. Burial followed at the Uniontown Cemetery.
Memorials may be written to the Uniontown Cemetery Fund.
All arrangements have been entrusted to Voss Funeral Service, Seymour, IN.


LESTER H. THOMPSON, 88, Salem, died Sunday, March 4, 2012, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He was a retired construction worker, founder of Full Gospel Pentecostal Church in Manchester, Ky., and was a Full Gospel Pentecostal preacher.
He was born May 11, 1923, at Manchester, to Marion and Arenia Morgan Thompson.
His wife, the former Ethal Mae Winchester, two daughters, Virgie Davidson and Levada Rodgers; seven sisters, Sarah Roark, Rosie Thompson, Becky Thompson, Vernia Robinson, Bertha Sams, Virgie Adams and Vida Sweizer; and a brother, Steve Thompson preceded him in death.
Survivors include a daughter, Karen Sue (Johnny) Lucas-Horn, Salem; 13 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and 18 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation is after 8 a.m. Wednesday at Weathers Funeral Home in Salem.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.


ALETA M. SIMPSON, 78, of Scottsburg, died Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Scott Villa Living Center in Scottsburg, Indiana.
She was born on January 10, 1934 in Commiskey, the daughter of the late Robert and Gertrude Congleton.
She was a graduate of Madison High School and attended the Unity Church in Louisville. She was formerly employed at the old Shoppers Mart and the Sunshine House both in Scottsburg and as a teachers assistant for Madison Consolidated Schools.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dana J. Simpson on Feb. 28, 1996; a brother, Robert Carl Congleton and a sister, Ilea Newman.
Survivors include a son, "Jay Allan" Simpson of Scottsburg; a brother, Wayne L. Congleton of Walnut, California and a granddaughter, Erica McGinnis.
Funeral Services will be at 7 pm on Friday at Collins Funeral Home with cremation to follow services.
Visitation is 4-7 pm Friday.
Interment will be private in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Research Foundation c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made to www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


FRANCIS DELANO CHAPMAN, 75, Charlestown, died Monday, March 5, 2012 at his home.
He was born on July 6, 1936 to Frederick L. and Edith J. Chapman in Jeffersonville. He was retired from the U.S. Census Bureau where he was an electrician.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Cochran Chapman; sons, Forest Chapman of S.D., and James Chapman of Calif.; daughter, Tonya S. Snyder of Wash.; step-sons, David Lambert, Jr. of Charlestown, and Timothy Turley of Texas; step-daughters, JoAnn Brummer of Louisville, Patricia Wiseman of Va. and Tonia Lambert of Charlestown; sister, Rose Chapman of Jeffersonville; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
There will be no services scheduled.


JEMIMA ROSE “MIMA” STIDHAM, 61, of rural Crothersville, died Sunday, March 4, 2012, at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
Born August 2, 1950 in Oneida, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Ance Edward and Mattie Ruth (Taylor) Riley. On October 21, 1967 in Austin, she married George Stidham who survives in rural Crothersville. She worked at Pertium Plastic for over 36 years.
Other survivors include four sons, Rick Stidham of Seymour, Randy (Brenda) Stidham of Austin, Raymond (Tanya) Stidham of Crothersville, Fred (Nora) Stidham of Scottsburg, fourteen grandchildren, Katie Stidham of Seymour, Kyle Stidham of Seymour, Randy Stidham of Crothersville, Maranda Stidham of Crothersville, Eugene Stidham of Scottsburg, Tamra Stidham of Crothersville, Kelsey Stidham of Crothersville, Dylan Stidham of Crothersville, Rayven Stidham of Crothersville, Eryn West of Crothersville, Allison Stidham of Scottsburg, Ryan Spicer of Scottsburg, Travis Spicer of Scottsburg, six great grandchildren, siblings, Fred Riley of Scottsburg, Carl Riley of North Vernon, Betty Jent of Crothersville, Marlow Riley of Austin, & Georgia Grider of Austin.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, Adam Stidham, a brother, McKinley Riley.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 am on Friday, March 9, 2012 by Brother Billy Joe Deaton, at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with burial to follow at Uniontown Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4-8 pm on Thursday March 8, 2012 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville and after 9 am on Friday at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville.
Memorial donations may be given to her family c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.


CHARLES CANBY BOTTORFF, 80, of Jeffersonville and formerly of Charlestown died Friday, March 2, 2012 at his residence.
Born December 22, 1931 in Charlestown, the son of James Park and Harriet Jones Bottorff. He was a retired Pharmacist and owner/operator of the former Bottorff Drugs on the square in Charlestown.
He was Mayor of Charlestown in the early 1960’s and at that time was the youngest Mayor in the State of Indiana, was a member of the Jeffersonville American Legion, Horse Breeders Association and served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.
Survivors include his daughter, JoAnne Gelke(Karl), Geneva on the Lake, Ohio; son, Michael Bottorff(Leslee) Knoxville, Tenn.; brothers, Bruce Bottorff, Charlestown and Robert Bottorff, Jasper; grandchildren, Tracy, Bryan, Brandon, Jenna, Bobbie Lee and Frankie; great-grandchildren, Benjamin, Kate, Cooper and Oliver. Mr. Bottorff was preceded in death by his parents, wife Mary Lou Bottorff, son Robert Park Bottorff M.D. and grandson, Jake Renner.
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Sunday, March 11, 2012 from noon to 3 pm at the Jeffersonville Elks Lodge, 1812 Charlestown-Jeffersonville Pike with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
Arrangements are being handled by Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown.
Expressions of Sympathy in memory of Mr. Bottorff may take the form of donation the American Red Cross for Tornado Relief for Clark County, Indiana.


WM. WAYNE HUNTER, 62, died Friday, March 2, 2012, at his home during the tornado.
He was born in Louisville, on March 10, 1949 to Gilbert E. and Frances E. (Stiles) Hunter who are both deceased. He graduated from Salem High School in 1967, served in the Army being stationed in Korea during the Vietnam era, and graduated from Jefferson Community College as a registered nurse.
He was retired from Clark memorial Hospital as a RN. He married his wife of 41 years, Lenora K. (Brishaber) Hunter, on February 19, 1971 at Blue Lick Christian Church in Henryville where he is also a member. Lenora survived the catastrophic event and survives in Henryville.
He is also survived by his son, Rodney Max Hunter (John David Molesky) of Washington DC, his daughter, Pamela Sue (Glenn) Rawlings of Henryville, six grandchildren, Joseph, Christopher, and Alivia King, all of Jeffersonville, Monika and Kimberly Rawlings, and Chayse Lewen, all of Borden,  two brothers, Phillip E. (Argentina) Hunter of Crestview, Fla., David A. (Elizabeth) Hunter of Henryville.
He was preceded in death by his twin infant daughters, Jill and Julie Hunter.
Funeral services will be conducted by Shawn Tully, Rodney Hunter, and Jerry Shaw at 11 am on Thursday, March 8, 2012 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville, with burial to follow at Bowery Cemetery.
Friends may call on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville from 11 am to 8 pm and Thursday, March 8, 2012 from 9-11 am prior to the service.
Online condolences may be made at www.Adamsfuneralhomeonline.com and memorials may be made to the family in care of Adams Funeral Home 209 S. Ferguson Street, Henryville, IN 47126


CHRISTIANUS GOVERS, 72, Nabb, died at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg on Friday, March 2, due to injuries received during a tornado.
He was originally from California.
Arrangements are pending at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown.


TERRY MICHAEL JACKSON, and NANCY CAROL POTTER JACKSON, and their great-grandson, DAYLYNN TERRY JACKSON, 4, all of Lexington, died on Friday, March 2, of injuries received in the Chelsea area tornado.
A Jefferson County native, Terry resided in the Chelsea area all of his life. He was a member of the 1960 Southwestern High School class, the first to graduate there after Southwestern and Saluda merged. He was a farmer all of his life and was a partner with his brother, Millis, and wife, Lucy, in Jackson Brothers Farms. He served as Saluda Township trustee for several years and was a member of the Harley Owners Group, a motorcycle club.
Carol was born and raised in Madison and had lived in the Chelsea neighborhood for 53 years. She enjoyed being a farmer's wife and had worked in the Southwestern Elementary School cafeteria for ten years. She was raised in St. John's United Church of God and had attended the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.
Their survivors include a son, David M. and wife Rebecca Jackson of Dillsboro; a daughter, Cari Lynn Jackson of Lexington; their grandchildren, Amanda Jackson and companion Greg, Beau Jackson and Samantha Jackson and fiance Mark Corbin; step-grandsons Anthony and Wyatt Yelton; great-grandchildren Ashlynn Elizabeth, Cortlynn Allison, Raylynn Joe, Hayden Anthony and Lukas David; and a step-great-granddaughter Ava Yelton.
Terry's survivors also include two brothers, Burlyn Jackson of Madison and Ronald "Blackie" and wife Pauline Jackson of Greenwood; and a sister, Shirley A. Auxier of California. Carol's survivors also included a brother, Thomas Arthur and wife Becky Potter of Jacksonville, Fl.; and a sister, Teri and husband Greg Bentz of Madison.
Calling is planned from 3 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, at North Madison Christian Church. On Friday, March 9, visitation at the church will be from 9 a.m. until the couple's funeral at 11 a.m. Pastor Charles Nash will officiate.
Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery near Chelsea.
Funeral arrangements for Daylynn are pending.
Memorial gifts for the couple may be arranged through the staff of the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre of Madison to benefit the Daylynn Terry Jackson Memorial Fund.
To convey on-line condolences to the family, visit www.morgannay.com.


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