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Obituaries April 4, 2012 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 03 April 2012 00:00

LEROY BURNS, 84
BARBARA ANN BALLEW AMBERS, 71
ROGER L. PACE, 75
GARY RAY STASER, 61
BENTON “BLACKIE” BLACKBURN 94
MILDRED L. GILLES GOLEY RINGWALD, 89
MARCUS “BANGER” TERRY, 73
PHYLLIS M. BRIDGEWATER, 88
NORMA ELAYNE LOWERY, 56
JILLIAN ROSE CHARLET, 22
MARY M. HARRIS, 88
MATTHEW CHARLES NUGENT, 19
IRIS MAE (DIPERT) LUNDGREN, 87
DAVID M. MULL, 56
LAURA JANE TRUE, 82
JESSE LEE GILSTRAP, 51
HERMAN J. FOX, JR., 79
FRAN BOWLING, 66
BARBARA ANN ASHABRANER, 71
THOMAS (TOM) STOWELL
VENTERS HALCOMB, 90
BERNIECE E. JOHNSON, 86
DEBBIE AMICK NICHOLS, 51
JAMES A. HAHN, 71
CHARLES HENRY WALKER, 104
WILLIAM "BILL" SEBASTIAN, 67
PASTOR DAVID MILES SANDERS, 72

 

LEROY BURNS, 84, of Scottsburg, Indiana, died Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
He was born on June 23, 1927 in Nelson County, Kentucky, the son of the late Orville and Mae (Goff) Burns. Leroy was a former electrician for the Scottsburg Electric Department, the old Charlestown Powder Plant for 10 years from 1948-1958 and for the old Jefferson Proving Grounds for 19 years retiring in 1978. After retirement he continued to work as an electrician for Dane's Electric in Scottsburg, Indiana. He also formerly worked in the maintenance department for Scott County School District II and as a Reserve Deputy for both the Scottsburg Police Department and the Scott County Sheriff's Department. Leroy was a member of First Christian Church in Scottsburg, Indiana and a veteran of the Korean War and World War II serving in the the U.S. Air Force and also the U.S. Coast Guard. He was a retired member of the Scottsburg Volunteer Fire Department and was actively involved with the Scottsburg High School Band of Warriors for over 30 years.
Survivors include two daughters, Cathy J.Baldwin (Rick) and Julie B. Burns both of Scottsburg, Indiana; a son, Steven L. Burns (Devona) of Scottsburg, Indiana; a brother, Vernon Burns of Bardstown, Kentucky; a sister, Eleanor Conley of Hartford, Kentucky; three grandchildren, Karoline Gantt (Jason), Kendrah and Kimberly Burns and three great grandchildren, Karson, Abbagail and Raleigh Gantt.
Funeral Service: 11:00 am on Friday at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery. Crothersville VFW Honor Guard will conduct military graveside services.
Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Thursday and after 9 am Friday.
Memorial Contributions: Scottsburg High School Band of Warriors c/o Collins Funeral Home.


BARBARA ANN BALLEW AMBERS, 71, Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born on July 9, 1940 in New Albany to Lloyd and Esther Ballew. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her companion: Jerry Knight; her children: Joann Hardin Polen, Gerald L. (Jen) Ambers, Susan D. (Barry) Durbin, Ruby D. Bowling, Linda L. and Lucinda L. Ambers; her siblings: Pearl Byne, Chet and Ronnie Ballew, all of New Albany, Betty (Don) Kopp of Clarksville and Rick (Sue) Ballew of Alaska; 10 grandchildren and five great -grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers: JC and Orville Ballew; her sister: Reba C. Ballew Lyninger; her daughter: Jean Hardin; and her son: Robert H. “Bob Dog” Ambers.
Funeral services were held Friday, March 30, 2012 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra. Burial followed in Horners Chapel.


ROGER L. PACE, 75, Scottsburg, died Sunday, March 25, 2012 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
He was born on May 11, 1936 in Bedford to Lawrence L. and Beulah V. Stewart Pace. He was an OTR truck driver for Colgate-Palmolive in Clarksville and retired from Summit Trucking in 2002. He was a member of both the NRA and Greater Life Tabernacle in Scottsburg.
Survivors include his daughter: Michelle (James) Shelton of Austin; his sons: Jonathan (Erin) Pace of Seymour and David L. Pace of Edinburgh; his sisters: Carolyn King of Fayette and Diana (Gary) Gray of Indianapolis; seven grandchildren and one great-grandson. He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife: Linda Jonelle Raney; his second wife: Linda Lee Reed; and his son: Timothy L. Pace.
Funeral services were held Saturday, March 31, 2012 at Greater Life Tabernacle. Burial plans have not been announced.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Burkholder Funeral Chapel in Seymour.
Memorial contributions may be made to Greater Life Tabernacle or Seymour Christian Academy.


GARY RAY STASER, 61, of New Albany, Indiana died on March 25, 2012 in Lake City, Tennessee.
He was born on August 21, 1950 in New Albany, Indiana to the late Edward & Nora (Mull) Staser. He worked for the New Albany School Corporation as a plumber for over 30 years. Gary was united in marriage to Lillian J. (Polk) Staser on October 8, 1972 and to this union brought 3 children to bless their home.
He is survived by his wife, Lillian J. (Polk) Staser; children, Gary Edward Staser, Keri Anne Blanton, & Jeremy Lee Staser (fiancé, Tiffany Ward); 8 grandchildren. Along with his parents, Gary is preceded in death by his brothers, Marvin, Ervin, & Robert Dale Staser.
His Memorial Service will be held on Friday, March 30, 2011 at Newcomer Funeral Home in New Albany. at the funeral home immediately following visitation. Cremation was chosen.


BENTON “BLACKIE” BLACKBURN, 94, of Charlestown, formerly of South Bend, IN, died Thursday, March 29, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany, IN.
He was born March 12, 1918 in Huddy, KY the son of Sidney and Margaret Rowe Blackburn. Mr. Blackburn retired from the U. S. Marine Corp in 1961 after serving in W. W. II during which he was a Pearl Harbor Survivor and the Korean War. He retired from Civil Service in 1977 at Camp Pendleton in California. He was a member of Southside Christian Church in South Bend, the Fleet Reserves Association and enjoyed square dancing, yard work and his loving grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Edith Varney Blackburn; daughter, Denise Tebo, Charlestown, IN; son, Scott Blackburn, Boulevard, CA; grandchildren, Eric, Jason, Tami and Todd; great-grandchildren, Shaun, Ruthann, Trevor, Noelah, Grace and Kenna.
Military Graveside Services will be held at a later date at Indiana Veterans Cemetery in Madison, IN. Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown is in charge of arrangements.


MILDRED L. GILLES GOLEY RINGWALD, 89, Madison, died Thursday, March 29, 2012 at The Water's of Clifty Falls.
She was born on July 22, 1922 in Madisonto Clemens & Mary Schafer Gilles. She co-owned and operated Hillcrest Flowers at the top of Hanging Rock Hill from 1967 until it was sold in 1974. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and Prince of Peace Catholic Church.
Survivors include 5 daughters: Pat Goley of Denver, Colorado, Jean Devore & her husband, Joe of Madison, Indiana, Mary Jo Jankosky of Madison, Indiana, Ruth Dixon & her husband, Robert of Madison, Indiana, Elizabeth Garrett of Ghent, Kentucky; 3 sons: Tom Ringwald and his wife, Beverly of Madison, Indiana, Bernie Ringwald & his wife, Emily of Bloomington, Indiana, Bob Ringwald and his wife, Valerie of Denver, Colorado; her sisters in law & brother in law: Erma Gilles Land of Hanover, Indiana, Delores Thomas of Madison, Indiana, Edgar Joe & Ann Goley of Madison, Indiana; 21 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren, 3 step grandchildren, 10 step great grandchildren, 5 step great great grandchild, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins & other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands: Donald Goley and Bernard H. Ringwald; her brother: Charles Gilles; her sister: Katherine Kessler; her sons in law: Dave Jankosky and Robert Garrett.
A funeral Mass service was held on Monday, April 2, 2012 at Saint Patrick Catholic Chapel, 310 West State Street in Madison. Burial followed in St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Morgan & Nay Funeral Home.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Prince of Peace Catholic Church or Friend's of Shawe & Pope or St. Patrick Chapel Restoration Fund.


MARCUS “BANGER” TERRY, 73,  of Austin, Indiana passed away Saturday,  March 24, 2012  at Scott Memorial Hospital Scottsburg, Indiana.
He was Born January 5, 1939 in Athol, KY, he was the son of the late Hough  Terry  and Laura  (Barrett) Terry.
Survivors include his Son Billy Terry, Chicago, IL; and  Daughters Marcia Dermond, Chicago, IL; and Lacey Reyes, Chicago, IL; His Brother Tom Terry, Austin, Indiana;and Sister: Mabel Smith, Austin, Indiana.  He is also survived by 12 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren. and  several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son Mark Terry, His Brother Sterling Terry and Sister Juanita Coomer.
Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at Buchanan Funeral Home  with Rev. Jeff Mullins officiating. Burial will be at Spurgeon Cemetery   Austin, Indiana.


PHYLLIS M. BRIDGEWATER, 88, Lexington, died Wednesday, March 28, 2012 in Scottsburg.
She was born on May 14, 1923 in Stinesville Ind. to Howard Stine & Jenny Farmer Stine. She was a homemaker and a member of Lexington Presbyterian.
Survivors include her sons: Pat Bridgewater, Scottsburg and Jerry Bridgewater, Lexington; four grandchildren: Kristy Barton, Kimberly Keller, Jennifer Zemlin, Gina Bridgewater; and eight great grandchildren: Chase Keller, Olivia Keller, Garrison Barton, Chris Zemlin, Noah Zemlin, Adison Barton, Sidney Barton, Dylan Zemlin; and her brother: Paul Stine, Stinesville. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: James Bridgewater: her son Mike Bridgewater; and her sisters Betty Abraham & Eva Gillespie.
Funeral services were held Sunday, April 1, 2012 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Burial followed in Lexington Cemetery.


NORMA ELAYNE LOWERY, 56, died Monday, March 26, 2012 at King’s Daughter’s Hospital in Madison.
She was born July 24, 1955 in Louisville, KY to Robert and JoAnna Pennington Johnson. She was a retired registered nurse in the healthcare industry.
Survivors include her husband, Garry E. Lowery of Lexington, IN; mother, JoAnna Creech of Lexington, IN; brothers, William Johnson of Stockbridge, GA, and Robby Johnson of Somerset, KY.
Funeral services were held on Friday, March 30, 2012 at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington.


JILLIAN ROSE CHARLET, 22, died on Wednesday March 28, 2012 in Winston-Salem, NC as a result of injuries received in a car accident.
She was born on August 23, 1989 in Jeffersonville, IN to Alan and Kimberly Beswick Charlet.  She was a 2008 graduate of New Washington High School and was the 3rd leading scorer in Lady Mustang Basketball history.  She attended Winston-Salem State University in Winston-Salem, NC on a full basketball scholarship and was due to graduate in May. She achieved high academic honors throughout her high school and college career. Jillian attended Graceland Baptist Church in New Albany.
She is survived by her mother and step-father, Kimberly and Michael McFadden of Nabb, IN, her father; Alan Charlet of Hot Springs, Arkansas, sisters; Kiera Charlet of Nabb and Allison Redden and her husband Chris of California, grandparents; Rosalie Koenig of Cazenovia, NY, William Beswick and his wife Ellen of East Windsor, CT and Ruby Charlet of Morehead, KY.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday April 3, 2012 at the New Washington High School Gymnasium. Burial followed in Charlestown Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jillian Charlet Basketball Memorial Scholarship Fund in c/o The New Washington State Bank, P.O. Box 10, New Washington, IN 47162.


MARY M. HARRIS, 88, of Lexington, died Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at Providence Retirement Home in New Albany.
She was born on June 23, 1923 in Uniontown, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Phillip and Mary Helena (Howard) McCallister.  Mary was a retired Supervisor for the U.S. Census Bureau in Jeffersonville, Indiana, a member of the Church of the American Martyrs in Scottsburg, Indiana and a former member of the Greenbriar Homemakers Club in Lexington, Indiana.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John N. Harris; a son, John M. Harris; two brothers, Philip J. and Patrick McCallister and a sister, Betty Lou McCallister.
Survivors include two daughters, Phyllis M. Cleary of Louisville and Gracia A. Winsett of Marysville;  a brother, Charles Carrico of New York;  two sisters, Imogene Fulkerson of New Albany and Charlotte Ann Siegel of New Albany; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Monday at Church of the American Martyrs with burial in Lexington Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


MATTHEW CHARLES NUGENT, 19, of Austin, died Thursday March 29, 2012 from injuries he sustained in an automobile accident.
He was born March 2, 1993 in Seymour, the son of Kenneth and Connie L. (Keller) Nugent.
He was a Senior at Austin High School, where he had played on the soccer team, had recently enlisted in the U. S. Army and wanted to be a medic and worked at Ponderosa Steak House in Scottsburg.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Richard Nugent.
Survivors include his parents, Kenny &  Connie Nugent of Austin; a brother, Bryan Lonsberry of Brownstown; a sister, Erika Nugent of Austin; his grandparents, Clyde &  Barbara Keller of Scottsburg; his grandmother, Dee Nugent of Westport; two uncles, Roger Nugent (Bobbe) of Danville, & Bruce Nugent of Westport; three aunts, Sharon Rudd of Westport, Kimberly Keller of Scottsburg, & Karen Napier (Charlie) of Paris Crossing; a nephew, Mason Lonsberry and several cousins.
Funeral services were Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at First Christian Church with burial in New Providence Cemetery.
Online Condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net


IRIS MAE (DIPERT) LUNDGREN, 87, of Scottsburg, died Saturday, March 31, 2012 at Lake Iola Assisted Living.
She was born on June 3, 1924 in Gary, Ind., the daughter of the late Donald and Hilda (Miller) Dipert. She was a graduate of St. Margaret's School of Nursing in Hammond, Ind., a retired Registered Nurse for Dr. Daniel Thomas and a member of the Eastern Star both in Gary.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman P. Lundgren on August 28, 2004 and a brother, Don Dipert.
Survivors include two daughters, Cheryl Avery  (John) of Crown Point and Gayle Leonard (Richard) of Crosby, Texas;  a son, Carl Lundgren (Lena) of Scottsburg; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Cremation was chosen with private services at a later date and encryptment in Graceland Cemetery in Valparaiso, Indiana.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Research Foundation or Juvenile Diabetes Association c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


DAVID M. MULL, 56, Vass, N.C., formerly of Salem, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Gulf War. He was born August 30, 1955 in Salem to Glen O. and Violet Boling Mull.
His wife, the former Teresa Brown, survives.
Other survivors include two sons, Michael Mull and Jeremy Mull; a daughter, Alice Baker, all of North Carolina; a sister, Jane Marquand, and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers; Wayne Mull and Johnnie Mull and a sister, Jeannie Mull.
Services were held Friday, March 23, 2012 at Boles Funeral Home and Crematory in Southern Pines, N.C.


LAURA JANE TRUE, 82, Pekin, died Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at St. Vincent Salem Hospital.
She was born on November 17, 1929 in Mason, Pa. to the late Guy Victor Green and Mabel Emmeline Hester Green. She was a retired co-publisher with the old True Publication Company in Pekin and a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Salem.
Survivors include her sons: Michael True of New Orleans, La., Patrick True of Santa Cruz, Calif. and Timothy True of Livermore, Calif.; her sisters: Carolyn Hiser of Pekin and Donna Anderson of Globe, Ariz.; nine grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter: Pamela Anderson and her brother: Robert Green.
Funeral services will be held at 3 pm on Sunday, April 8, 2012 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness. Burial will follow in Martinsburg Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Dawalt Funeral Home in Salem.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).


JESSE LEE GILSTRAP, 51, Salem, died Saturday, March 31, 2012 at his home.
He was born on June 23, 1960 in Salem to Victor and Bertha Hurd Gilstrap. He was a farmer and an employee of Kimball's.
Survivors include his wife: Rose Ann “Gigi” Loftus Gilstrap; his sons: Adam (Nikki) Gilstrap of Pekin and Josh Gilstrap of Salem; his daughter: Rachel (Mike) Gunn of Cox's Creek, Ky.; his mother; his brother: Jeffrey Gilstrap of Milltown; his sisters: Dee Dee England and Vicki Weidman, both of Salem, and Jaulita Waleher of Arizona; five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was proceeded in death by his father and his nephew: Bob England.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.


HERMAN J. FOX, JR, 79, Salem, died Saturday, March 31, 2012 at his residence.
He was born on December 17, 1932 in Tokyo, Japan, to Herman Johnson, Sr. and Sarah McGee Fox. He was an artist and a Washington County resident for the past 26 years.
Survivors include his wife: Janet Crawley Fox; his sons: Mark (Kathy) Fox of Ardmore, Pa., Jonathan (Anne) Fox of Tampa, Fla. and Isaac (Tenille) Fox of Louisville; his daughters: Cindy (Brad) Simpson and Rebecca (Andy) Bidwell, both of Louisville; his brother: Paul Fox of Salem; his sisters: Martha Fox, Evelyn Clark and Geneva Reynolds, all of Louisville; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother: William Fox; and his sister: Elizabeth Garrison.
No funeral services will be held. Burial will take place at Miller Cemetery near Borden.
Arrangements were handled by Dawalt Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.


FRAN BOWLING, 66, Salem, died Thursday, March 29, 2012 at Salem Crossing.
She was born on March 22, 1946 in Hamilton, Oh. to the late Warden and Flora (Roberts) Smith. She was a former employee of the old East Side Restaurant in Salem.
Survivors include her son: Michael Bowling of Salem; his brothers: Gilbert, Benny, Ray and Mike Smith, all of Salem, and Leroy Smith of Bedford; his sisters: Veda Naugle of Scottsburg, Sandy Graham of Pekin and Bernice Garrett of Salem; and her granddaughter: Myriaha Bowling of Salem. She was preceded in death by her son: Todd Bowling; and her brothers: Kenneth and Earl Cecil Smith.
Funeral services were held on Monday, March 26, 2012 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Cremation followed at Borden Cremation Service in Louisville.


BARBARA ANN ASHABRANER, 71, Salem, died Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at Kindred Hospital at Jewish in Louisville.
She was born on September 3, 1940 in Kentucky to Robert Phillip and Anna Laura Henry Dawson. She was a former employee of Ashabraner Grocery Store and a retired can for Heritage House in Salem.
Survivors include her daughter: Kelly Jane Sparks of Salem; her brothers: Ray Foster of Crown Point, Ind. and Danny Brooks of Henryville; her sisters: Shirley Calloway of Salem and Valerie Gay Nowicki of Chicago, Ill.; and her granddaughters: Lindsey Leigh and Lauren Taylor Sparks. She was preceded in death by her husband: Buddy Alvin Ashabraner; her son: Timmy Ray Ashabraner; and her daughter: Teresa Lynn Ashabraner.
Funeral services were held on Monday, April 2, 2012 at Weathers Funeral Home.


THOMAS (TOM) STOWELL, died Friday, March 30, 2012 after a courageous battle with post polio syndrome.
He married Jean (Bingham) Stowell on December 19, 1952 at Scottsburg.
He leaves behind his wife, children, David Thomas (Elaine) Stowell, of California, Jon Kenneth (Heather) Stowell, of Carmel and seven grandchildren, Erin E. Stowell, Amanda L. Stowell, Jillian K. Stowell, Natalie J. Stowell all of California, Mia K. Stowell and Evan Thomas Stowell, both of Carmel, and Emily M. Stowell, of Bloomington. Also surviving is one sister, Marge McBride of Indianapolis.
He was born in Little York, November 3, 1932 to Glen Stowell and Ione Haggin Stowell. He was raised by his Uncle and Aunt, Lawrence and Zana Carlile of Little York.
He retired from Columbus Regional Hospital January 30, 1998 after 20 years as purchasing manager. He was a charter member of Chapel of the Good Shepherd Church and later was a member and deacon of Shiloh Baptist Church on State Road 9. Currently he was a member of Calvary Fellowship Church of the Nazarene on Rocky Ford Road.
He had formerly served on the advisory board of the Salvation Army, was a member of Gideon’s International and worked with the Macedonian Ministry. He graduated from Salem High School where he played varsity basketball. Tom was an avid reader and golfer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, foster parents and a sister, Lois Schoultz.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home, with Pastor Shane Rocker officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home. Burial will be at Flat Rock Baptist Cemetery.
The family request that memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of South Central Indiana.
You may view his video on Monday after 4:00 p.m., light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the internet..


VENTERS HALCOMB, 90, passed away Sunday, April 1, 2012 at his home.
He was born on August 3, 1921 to Fred and Minnie Ison Halcomb in Whitesburg, KY.
He was an Army Veteran of WWII, POW, and a recipient of the Purple Heart. He was retired from the Old ICI Americas and a life long farmer. He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge, Clark Co. Cattlemen’s Association, and the American Legion Post 335.
Survivors include his wife Alene Frazier Halcomb; son; Van F. Halcomb of Charlestown, IN; daughter, Susie Bowman (Terry) of Marysville, IN; sister, Reva Caudill of Benham, KY; Grandchildren; Jess Hamner (Jessica) and Jillian Hamner; Great-Granddaughter, Olivia Grace Hamner.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 11 am at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial to take place in the Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be held after 9 am on Wednesday.
Military services will be provided by the American Legion Post 335 and VFW Post 1427.
Online condolences can be made to www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


BERNIECE E. JOHNSON, 86, Greenville, died Saturday, March 28, 2012.
She was born in Borden and worked for the United States Postal Service.
Survivors include her son: Keith Johnson.
Funeral services were held April 1, 2012 at Greenville United Methodist Church. Burial followed in Emmanuel Cemetery.


DEBBIE AMICK NICHOLS, 51, Greenville, Oh., formerly of Scottsburg, died Saturday, March 31, 2012.
She was born on December 27, 1960 in Seymour to Dale and Janet Greenwood Amick.
Survivors include her daughter: Amanda Francis; her sons: Jacob and Joshua Nichols; her sister: Angie Brasher; six granddaughters, several aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents and her grandparents: Albert Greenwood, Naomi and Earl Amick.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2012 at the Moose Lodge in Greenville, Oh.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.


JAMES A. HAHN, 71, of Jeffersonville died Friday, March 30, 2012 at his home.
He was born August 6, 1940 in Rochester, NY to Edward J. and Dorothea Walz Hahn Sr. He was retired accountant and a member of the Catholic Faith. He was a graduate of Aquinas High School and St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY.
Survivors include his daughters, Theresa Hahn, of Jeffersonville, Christine Hahn and Maureen Lewis (Dean), of New Albany; their mother Eileen H. DiSalvo; brothers, Edward Jr. (Rosemary), Robert (Shirley), Herbert (Carolyn), Gerard (Frances) all of Rochester, NY; sisters, Virginia Mosher (Don), of Spencerport, NY and Lorraine, of Miramar, FL; grandson, Jackson James Lewis, of New Albany, IN; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. Jim was preceded in death his parents and dear friend Ms. Elizabeth Elliott.
His funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 PM Wednesday April 4, 2012 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 1840 E. 8th Street, Jeffersonville, with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 11 AM until time of service at the church. Family requests that memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, or to a charity of your choice. Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences to the family may be left at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


CHARLES HENRY WALKER, 104, of Underwood, died on Sunday, April 1, 2012 at his residence.
He was born on October 18, 1907 near Bitley, Michigan to Eugene and Nina (Dohn) Walker. He was an avid outdoorsman and gardener. He grew up in an era of no electricity, running water, motorized vehicles and school (education) could only be attended when the farm work was done. He earned a MS degree from Michigan State University, was a teacher (6 yr), counselor (17 yr), superintendent (14 yr), an accomplished tool & die maker and 32nd degree mason. In his lifetime he saw the invention of many things that we take for granted today like the cell phone and the computer, which he never could master.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Florence (Barcalum), second wife, Ethel (Harris), four brothers, Lloyd, Vernon, Carl, and Harold and his adopted daughter, Karen McMichael.
He is survived by a son, Lynn Walker (Lonnie) of Honor, Michigan; son-in-law, Ken McMichael of Underwood, Indiana; six granddaughters, Dionne Klingensmith (Todd) and Tiffany Idziak (Jim) of Grand Rapids, Michigan; Kerry Mello (Eric) of Cold Water, Michigan, Coeen Drake (Billy) of Temperance, Michigan, Megan Hobbs (Joe) of Persia, Iowa and Maura McMichael of San Francisco, California; several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Cremation was chosen and there will be no services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the FFA Scholarship Fund c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


WILLIAM "BILL" SEBASTIAN, 67, of Scottsburg, died Sunday, April 1, 2012 at University of Louisville Hospital.
He was born August 14, 1944 in Jackson, KY, the son of the late Fred Sebastian and Julia (McIntosh) Sebastian. He married Marcia (Murrey) Sebastian on April 28, 1985.
Survivors include his sons, Dwayne (Pam) Sebastian, Pheonix, Ariz., Bill (Jody) Hill, Austin, Jason (Amber) Hill, Austin; daughters, Tammy (Andrew) Collings, Scottsburg, Tanya (Tim) Keifer, Brandenburg, Ky., Theresa (Boyd) Taylor, Lexington, North Carolina; brothers, Jim Sebastian, Austin, Sam Sebastian, Austin, Layton Sebastian, Austin, Rash Sebastian, Austin; sisters, Bertha Gross, Austin, Ethel Combs, Austin. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren, and one great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by: a son Ronnie Dale Sebastian.
Funeral Service will be 11 am Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at Buchanan Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Gwaltney officiating.
Visitation will be after 9 am Wednesday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Burial will be in the Scottsburg Cemetery Scottsburg.
Memorials can be made to the family in care of the funeral home.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


PASTOR DAVID MILES SANDERS, 72, Scottsburg, died March 31, 2012 in Jeffersonville.
He was born April 29, 1939 in Beech Grove, Ind. the son of Napolean Miles Sanders & Dorothy Mae Verhines Sanders. He was a retired pastor of Greater Life Tabernacle in Scottsburg; a retired operations manager at Indianapolis International Airport.
He was a member of United Pentecostal Church International; founder and former pastor of the First Apostolic Church of Morgantown in Morgantown Ind.olunteer fireman at Morgantown IN Fire Department; district Sunday School Secretary in Indiana & Illinois; Presbyter in Nebraska; district director of Harvestime in Nebraska; member of Dale Carnegie Institute; founding board member of Indianapolis International Airport Kiwanis.
Survivors include his wife, Gloria J Sanders, Scottsburg; sons, Joseph A Sanders (Dawn L), Scottsburg, Jonathan A Sanders (Debbie), Honolulu Hawaii, James D Sanders (Debi), Mulberry, Jacob D Sanders (Dawn M), Scottsburg; a brother, Larry K Sanders (Irene), Poplar Bluff MO; sister, Donna M Harkey, Russellville AK; 18 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by: his parents and a granddaughter Ashleigh Rachael Sanders.
Funeral services will be at 7 p.m., Friday, April 6 2012 at World of Pentecost, Columbus. Burial will follow at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown, Ind.
There will be a graveside service at 10 a.m. Saturday April 7 at East Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 5 at Greater Life Tabernacle, St. R. 56 West in Scottsburg and from 3-6:30 p.m. Friday, April 6 at World of Pentecost, 3939 Central Ave., Columbus.
Memorial contributions may be made to Greater Life Tabernacle Church, c/o Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N 1st St., Scottsburg IN 47170.
Online condolences may be left at www.stewartfuneralhome.net.


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