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Obituaries April 25, 2012 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 23 April 2012 00:00

DORIS D. (LOUDERMILL) TAYLOR
LILLIAN MARIE SPICER, 86
CAROLE LEE DENNY, 69
RALPH K. SMITH, 83
NATHAN DALE JOHNSON, 23
WAVELEEN ANDERSON CREECH MCVEY, 62
LLOYD HUBERT "BILL" MEADOWS, 92
PAMELA SUE HAGAN, 54
ANDREW L. BAIRD, 101
MARTHA FELTNER JEWELL, 91
REV. JAMES G. CASH, JR., 87
HAZEL (WOOSLEY) BURKHEAD, 93
JOHN B. DUKE, 78
SCOTT GILL, 51
JUDY EADS, 71
WILLIAM ROSS DAVIS, 63
JOHN B. DUKE, 78
LILLY ANN VANDURME, 86
BRITT VIRES, SR., 77
CHARLENE MORRIS-MARTIN, 82
AMOS EVANOFF, 78
FRANKLIN R. "ROSIE" BARNARD, 75
SARA “RUTH” (ROBERTS) BOWELL, 80

 

DORIS D. (LOUDERMILL) TAYLOR,died Wednesday, April 11, 2012.
She was a member of the LaBelle Chapter of Eastern Star OES 419 in New Albany and DePauw United Methodist Church in New Albany. She was born on January 10, 1913 in Waveland, to the late Hubert C. and Ferrell D. (Bilbo) Loudermill.
She is also preceded in death by her husband, Rush Roy Taylor; son, Allen L. Taylor; and sisters, Agnes Dale and Margaret “Moggie” Dickerson.
She is survived by her children, William R. Taylor (Sally) and Mitsie Yeker; grandchildren, Ann Taylor Black (Brian), Katie Taylor Kruer (Jacob), Carri and Maggie Taylor; and great grandchild, Adelaide Black.
Her Funeral Services were Saturday, April 14 at Newcomer Funeral Home. Burial followed at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
Memorial contributions may be made to Amedisys Hospice Care (305 Quartermaster Court, Jeffersonville, IN 47130).
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.


LILLIAN MARIE SPICER, 86, of Austin, died Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 5:45am at her residence.
She was born June 29, 1925 in Kentucky, the daughter of the late John Evans and Nancy Shanni (Deaton) Evans. She was retired from Cummins Engine Company Columbus. She was a member of House of Prayer in Austin.
Survivors include her daughters, Lois Montgomery, Austin, Jeannie Coomer, Austin, Jackie Allison, Austin and her sons, Joe Spicer and Mark Spicer both of Scottsburg.
She was preceded in death by her husband Jackson Spicer, brothers, Ed Deaton, Charles Evans, and Lewis Evans and a sister, Dora Couch.
Funeral Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 19, 2012 at Buchanan Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Spicer officiating.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


CAROLE LEE DENNY, 69, died Sunday, April 15, 2012 at her home in Lanesville.
She was born in Louisville October 31, 1942 the daughter of Robert and Eugenia Dedas Rausch. She was an accountant for the Census Bureau, was a Boy Scout Troop Leader for Troop 25 in Lanesville, she was a dedicated wife and mother and an avid sports mother and she was a member of St. Mark’s United Church of Christ in New Albany.
She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Frederick M. Denny of Lanesville; two sons, Carson Andrew Denny and R. Douglas Denny both of Lanesville; her mother, Eugenia Rausch of Louisville; two sisters, Victoria Voyles and Diane Rausch both of Louisville and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown on Saturday at 6 p.m.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home in Georgetown on Friday from 2-8 p.m. and Saturday from 3 p.m. until the service at 6 p.m.


RALPH K. SMITH, 83, Lanesville, died Monday, April 16, 2012 at Mercy Providence Retirement Home in New Albany.
He was born in Depauw, on January 18, 1929 the son of August “Gus” and Cora Whitman Smith. He was an employee at General Electric in Louisville for 34 years, was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lanesville, the Knights of Columbus and was an Army veteran during the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Laverne Loew Smith of Lanesville, one son, Stephen Smith (Mary) of Lanesville; two daughters, Bridget Davis (Tim) of Greenwood and Mary Jo Conder (Pat) of Lanesville; one brother, August Smith of Depauw; three sisters, Mary Nolot and Ruth Linton both of Corydon and Jean Shrout of Ramsey; six grandchildren, Bryant and Hannah Conder, Andrew and Morgan Davis, Alicia Oskins (Chris) and Lauren Smith.
A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, April 20, 2012 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Laneville. Father Juan Valdes will be the celebrant. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and after 8 a.m. Friday at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown.
There will be a Rosary service at the funeral home Thursday evening at 7 PM.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to either St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Mercy Providence Retirement Home or to Parkinson Support Center of Kentuckiana.


NATHAN DALE JOHNSON, 23, of Paris Crossing, died Monday, April 16, 2012 in Austin.
He was born November 27, 1988 in Seymour, the son of Rev. Kenneth and Teresa Wilson Johnson.
He worked in assembly construction for Aisin USA Manufacturing, Inc. in Seymour, for three months. He was a member of Gum Street Church of God in North Vernon, Indiana. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his parents, Rev. Kenneth and Teresa Johnson of Paris Crossing; two brothers, Daniel Johnson of Chicago, Illinois and Jeremiah Johnson of North Vernon; his grandparents, Joe and Patty Johnson and Stephen and Ruth Wilson all of Paris Crossing.
The Funeral Service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2012, at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services with the Rev. Kenneth Johnson officiating.
Visitation will be from 4-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, and one hour prior to the service on Thursday.
Burial will be in the Coffee Creek Christian Church Cemetery in Paris Crossing, Indiana.
Memorials may be made through the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services to the Gum Street Church of God.
You are invited to leave the family a message of condolence at www.dovesharp-rudicel.com


WAVELEEN ANDERSON CREECH MCVEY, 62, Dupont, died Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at the Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Unit in Columbus.
She was born on August 23, 1949 in Perry County, Ky. to the late Fred Anderson and Ara Smith Anderson Campbell. She had owned and operated her own tax service and bookkeeping service in Hanover for several years, worked for H & R Block as a tax preparer, and retired after 20 years of service in shipping at Grote Industries in Madison. She was also a member of the Solid Rock Community Church.
Survivors include her husband: Johnny McVey of Dupont; her daughter: Ann (Scotty) Read of Dupont; her son: Michael Creech and his companion, Pam Bentz of Dupont; her son-in-law: Brian (Raina) Blaylock of Dupont; her step-daughter: Julie Scott of Madison; her step-sond: Travis McVey of McMinnville, Tenn. and Brent T.(Tracie) McVey of Scottsburg; her step-mother: Pearl Anderson of Austin; her step-father: Dewey Campbell of Austin; her sister: Irene Anderson of Columbus, Oh.; her brothers: Jesse (Tootsie) Anderson of Scottsburg, Freddy Joe (Wanda) and Danny Ray Anderson, both of Austin; her grandchildren: Savanna, Natasha, Sasha, Andy, Amber, Ashley, Mariah, Clayton, Sommer, Logan, Coty, Isaiah, Kaitlin and William; five great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her son: Freddy Elijah Creech; her daughter: June "June Bug" Creech Blaylock; and her first husband: Delmar "Scotty" Scott.
Funeral services were held Friday, April 20, 2012 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial followed in Dupont Cemetery.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society or the Solid Rock Community Church.


LLOYD HUBERT "BILL" MEADOWS, 92, of Scottsburg, died Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was born on February 5, 1920 in Scott County, the son of the late William and Bessie (Morgan) Meadows. He was a retired auto mechanic and construction worker and caretaker at the Scott County Fairgrounds since 1986. He was a U.S. Army veteran of W.W. II, a member of Moose Family Center # 2324, Amick-Baker-Kellams F.O.P. Lodge # 156, Scott County Saddle Club, Scott County Coon Hunters Club all in Scottsburg and a lifetime member of the Redman Lodge in New Albany and the American Legion Post # 234 in Scottsburg.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Fern (Owens) Meadows; a brother, Leland Meadows and a sister, Dorothy Arnold. Survivors include a daughter, Charlotte Jean Meadows of New Albany; a son, Bill Meadows, Jr. of Scottsburg; three sisters, Mildred Greer and Helen Meadows both of Scottsburg and Jewell Bolin of Tuscola, Illinois; a brother, Marvin Meadows of Charleston, South Carolina; three grandchildren, Billy Kyle and Matthew Ivan Meadows and Nicole Zuckschwerdt and three great-grandchildren, Jordan & Arabella Meadows and Bryan Zuckschwerdt.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday and after 10 a.m. Friday at Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


PAMELA SUE HAGAN, 54, Salem, died Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at St. Vincent Salem Hospital.
She was born on May 9, 1957 in Salem to the late Homer and Betty Jean Cartwright Ray. She was a manager at Pitts Package Store in Salem and was a former case worker with Head Start in Harrison County. She was a past Worthy Matron of the Salem chapter of the Order of Eastern Star #286, a member of the Salem American Legion Auxiliary and a member of Legacy Life Church.
Survivors include her daughters: Becky Lou Ayers and Tamara Hagan, both of Salem, Victoria Hagan of Seymour and Bristol Hagan of New Albany; her son: Joshua Hagan of San Francisco, Calif.; her brother: Mark A. Ray of Salem; her sister: Teresa A. Schutz of North Manchester, Ind.; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson.
Funeral services were held Friday, April 20, 2012 at Legacy Life Church. Cremation was performed at a later date.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Dawalt Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Washington County Humane Society/Salem Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 51, Salem, IN, 47167 or the Indiana Masonic Home, 690 State Street, Franklin, IN 46131.


ANDREW L. BAIRD, 101, Port St. Lucie, Fla., formerly of Pekin, died Monday, April 9, 2012.
He was born in Creekmore, Ky., was a retired farmer and a member Palm Vista Church of God in Fort Pierce, Fla.
Survivors include his sons: Roger Baird of Salem and Billy Baird of Fort Pierce; 13 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife: Rosalie Baird; his sons: Donnie, Ronnie and David Baird; and two grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at Yates Funeral Home in Fort Pierce.


MARTHA FELTNER JEWELL, 91, of Austin, died Saturday, March 24, 2012 in Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
He was born February 21, 1921 in Hazard, Ky., the daughter of the late Tom and Nancy White. She was of the baptist faith.
Survivors include her sons, Earl (Angie) Feltner, Tampa, Florida, Don (Marilyn) Feltner, Scottsburg, Roger (Diana) Feltner, Austin; daughters, Darlena (John) Morris, Austin, Dee (Lawrence) Haymaker, Charlestown, Christine Feltner, Austin and Erma (Jim) Robinson, Elizabethtown, Ind. She is also survived by 19 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by: her parents, several brothers and sisters, son, J.B. Feltner and husbands, Earl Feltner and Lee Jewell.
Funeral services were Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at Buchanan Funeral Home with Rev. Harold White officiating. Burial followed at New Providence Cemetery in Austin.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or American Heart Association.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


REV. JAMES G. CASH, JR., 87, of Charlestown, died Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at his home.
He was born on November 14, 1924 to James Granville Cash, Sr. and Lena Rogers Cash in Glasgow, Ky.. He was the founder and Pastor of the North Charlestown Church of God for 57 years.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Esther Thompson Cash; brothers, Edward “Cubby” Cash, Donald Cash, and Ronald Cash; sister, Dorothy Stewart; Grandchildren; Sheila Cook, and Shannon Tucker.
Survivors include his sons, James A. Cash (Linda) of Jacksonville, Fla., Arnold Cash (Lynda) of New Albany, and Bruce E. Cash (Kathy) of Charlestown; daughter, Darlene Van Horn (Duane) of Buena Vista, Colo.; sister, Barbara Jean Page of Elgin, Ill.; grandchildren; Shelli Brooks, Kristi McLaughlin, David Stone, Dianne Cash, Joseph Cash, Bruce E. Cash II, Bryan Cash, and Candace Ramge; 16 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 1pm at the North Charlestown Church of God, 3000 Edgewood Drive Charlestown, IN 47111, with burial to follow in the Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Saturday from 12-8 p.m. at the church and after 9 a.m. on Sunday at the church Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown handling arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the North Charlestown Church of God at P.O. Box 458, Charlestown, IN 47111.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


HAZEL (WOOSLEY) BURKHEAD, 93, died on Wednesday, April 18, 2012.
He was born on May 28, 1918 in Westmoreland, Tenn. to the late Walter and Sudie (Mayes) Woosley.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Betty McMorrow; grandchildren, Steven and Wayne; brothers, Marvin, Leslie, Roy, and John Woosley; and sister, Hattie Woosley.
She is survived by her children, Stanley L. Doan (Patricia), Joyce A. Comley (William), Carl E. Burkhead, and Mary Sue Bullock (Steven); and grandchildren, Ben, Carolyn, Julie, David, Tony, Timmy, Carla, Carrie, Melissa, Christina, Kimmie, Lenna, and Richard.
Her Funeral service was Friday, April 20, 2012 in the Paul F. Kraft, Sr. Memorial Chapel at the funeral home with burial to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park in Louisville, Kentucky.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.


JOHN B. DUKE, 78, of Jeffersonville, formerly of Floyds Knobs, died Thursday, April 19, 2012.
He was a member of Chapel Hill Christian Church in Floyds Knobs. He was an excellent woodworker who spent almost 40 years of employment with Hoosier Panel in New Albany. He was also a former employee at Koetter Woodworking in Starlight.
He was born on March 12, 1934 in Valeene, Indiana to the late Elmer and Mattie “Bea” (Lacey) Duke.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers and five sisters.
He is survived by his wife, Margie A. (Barber) Duke; children, Natalie N. Eberle, Gwendolin G. “Figsy” Milam (Bernie), Vallen Duke, Vonya Gresham (Lonnie), Dee Eberle (John); step-children, Jerry Smith, Lamar Seacat (Jan), Sherry Fabel (Ron), Tracy Johnson (Roy); sister, Thelma Barnett; 16 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Cremation was chosen following John’s wishes.
A Memorial Visitation will be from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, April 22, 2011 at Chapel Hill Christian Church (6940 Chapel Hill Road, Borden) with a Memorial Service taking place at 3 p.m.
Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) is handling the arrangements.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (301 E. Main Street, Suite 100, Louisville, KY 40202).
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.


SCOTT GILL, 51, of Salem, died Thursday April 19, 2012 at his residence.
He was born on July 3, 1960, in Indianapolis, the son of the late Charles Hershel Gill and Martha "Marti"Pearl (Benge) Gill. On July 1, 2006 he married Kristina R. (Taylor) Gill, who survives. He was an Engineer at the GKN Sinter Metals of Salem. He was a member of the Burge Terrace Baptist Church in Indianapolis. He was also an active Tee Ball coach.
Other survivors include one son, Brandon Thompson of Salem; two daughters, Rebecca Bowling and Elizabeth Gill both of Salem; one brother, Dan Gill of Seymour; two sisters, Debbi Hayes of Salem, and Sue Corey of Indianapolis; six grandchildren.
The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem.
Viewing will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday and from 11 a.m. until time of service on Monday at the funeral home.
Burial will follow at Old Rush Creek Cemetery. Brother Rodney Sweeney will officiate.
Donations may be made to the GKN Relay for Life team.
Online expressions www.hughestaylor.net


JUDY EADS, 71, of Scottsburg, died Thursday, April 19, 2012 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
She was born on June 17, 1940 in Indianapolis, the daughter of the late Clay and Shirley (Stewart) Hall. She graduated from Lexington High School in the Class of 1958, was a farmer, a retired school bus driver for Scott County School District 2, a member of the Kimberlin Creek Baptist Church, the Ladies of the Moose Lodge # 2324, an avid Indianapolis Colts and Indiana University Basketball fan.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Silas E. Eads; a brother, Donnie Hall and her grandparents who raised her, Harry and Katherine Sommerville Stewart.
Survivors include a daughter, Diane L. Mullins of Scottsburg; a son, David S. Eads (Wendy) of Scottsburg; seven grandchildren, Tiffany Stone (Daniel), Lacey Money (Nic), Jacob, Matthew and Brenton Eads, Trenton and Kaley Bowling and four great-grandchildren, Hailey and Devon Stone and Hannah and Alex Money and a her former son-in-law, Steve Nauman.
Funeral services were Sunday, April 22, 2012 at Collins Funeral Home. Burial followed in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St. Vincent c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences can be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net


WILLIAM ROSS DAVIS, 63, of Greenville, died on April 20, 2012 after a long fight with pancreatic cancer.
He was born to Jane Davis in Laconia, in January of 1949. He went to school in Laconia and pursued his undergraduate and master’s degrees in education at Indiana University Southeast.
Until his sickness prevented him, he was Senior Vice President, Director of Corporate Communication of New Hope Services for 24 years. At the finality of his career with New Hope, he was awarded and became founder of the William R. Davis Humanitarian Award. Prior to joining the New Hope family, he taught at Parkwood and Riverside Elementary Schools.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Faulkner Davis; his stepdaughter and daughter, Jessica Mahanes and Sydney Davis; his sister and brother, Lisa Miller and John Davis; and his mother, Jane Davis.
His services were Monday, April 23, 2012 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany, Indiana).
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New Hope Services (725 Wall Street, Jeffersonville, IN 47130) or American Cancer Society (701 West Muhammed Ali Boulevard, Louisville, KY 40203).
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.


JOHN B. DUKE, 78, of Jeffersonville, formerly of Floyds Knobs, died Thursday, April 19, 2012.
He was a member of Chapel Hill Christian Church in Floyds Knobs. He was an excellent woodworker who spent almost 40 years of employment with Hoosier Panel in New Albany. He was also a former employee at Koetter Woodworking in Starlight. John’s true passion was working in the yard, gardening, and tending to his flowers.
He was born on March 12, 1934 in Valeene, Ind. to the late Elmer and Mattie “Bea” (Lacey) Duke.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers and five sisters.
He is survived by his wife, Margie A. (Barber) Duke; children, Natalie N. Eberle, Gwendolin G. “Figsy” Milam (Bernie), Vallen Duke, Vonya Gresham (Lonnie), Dee Eberle (John); step-children, Jerry Smith, Lamar Seacat (Jan), Sherry Fabel (Ron), Tracy Johnson (Roy); sister, Thelma Barnett; 16 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Cremation was chosen following John’s wishes.
A Memorial service was held Sunday, April 22, 2011 at Chapel Hill Christian Church (6940 Chapel Hill Road, Borden).
Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) handled the arrangements.
Contributions in John’s memory may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (301 E. Main Street, Suite 100, Louisville, KY 40202).
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.


LILLY ANN VANDURME, 86, Borden, died Friday April 20, 2012 at the Meadow View Health & Rehab Center in Salem.
Born on April 4, 1926, she was the daughter of the late John Ballard and Minerva Ann (Osalt) Ballard. On January 17, 1970, she married John "Whitey" Vandurme, who precedes her in death. She was a retired Restaurant Owner and work for several years.
Survivors include one daughter, Sharon Herrmann of Hampshire, Ill.; one niece, Georgia Hillman of Borden; two grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her husband.
The funeral services were private.
Online expressions www.hughestaylor.net


BRITT VIRES, SR., 77, of Austin, died Saturday, April 21, 2012 at his residence.
He was Born March 14, 1935 in Chavies, Ky., he was the son of the late Charles Vires and Cloie (Napier) Vires. He married Judy Thompson on October 18, 2002. He was retired from Golden Foundery Columbus, Ind.
Survivors include his sons, Bert Vires, North Vernon, David Vires, Austin, Britt Vires Jr., Deputy, James Vires, Dugger, Todd Vires, Deputy, Kent Thompson, Greenwood; daughters, Margaret Ann Vires, Scottsburg, Rita Jett, Austin, Mindy Misamore, Krissy Hunter, Austin, Tina Thompson; a brother, Charles Vires, Chavies, Ky.; sisters, Lucy Collins, Austin, Elizabeth Hensley, Austin, Prudie Hicks, Scottsburg. He is also survived by 25 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death was his First wife Lois, daughters, Cloie and Linda. Brothers: Tom and Floyd Sister Flora and Step-Son Jimmy Thompson.
Funeral services wereTuesday, Tuesday April 24, 2012 at Buchanan Funeral Home with Rev. Glen Gibson & Rev. Greg Shuler officiating. Burial followed in the Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Family c/o the funeral home.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


CHARLENE MORRIS-MARTIN, 82, Sellersburg, died Friday, April 20, 2012 at her home.
She was retired from the Census Bureau, served as Treasurer for Morris Plastics Fabricators and was a member of Clarksville Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband: Estin Martin of Borden; her sons: Allen (Marilyn) and Douglas (Shanda) Morris, both of Borden; her daughters: Peggy (Tim) Rice of Memphis and Luann (Elbert) Metcalf of Sellersburg; her step-children: Barry Martin of Sellersburg, Donivan (Martha) Martin of Pekin and Melanie (Dennis) Mitchell of Borden; 17 grandchildren , nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her first husband: Norman Morris; her sister: Freeda Perry; and her brother: C. Paul Waggoner.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg. Burial followed at Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
Memorial contributions may be made to VistaCare or the American Cancer Society.


AMOS EVANOFF, 78, Clay City, Ind., died Wednesday, April 18, 2012.
He was retired from the Lee Co. Board of Education and a member of the Black Creek Holiness Church.
Survivors include his wife: Shelia Evanoff; his sons: Glynn (Gertie) Katzenmaier of Knoxville, Tenn., David Evanoff of Beatyville, Tenn., Timothy (Stacy), Nicholas, Mark (Shelly) and John Evanoff and Roger Deskins, all of Clay City, and William (Jasmine) Evanoff of Peru, Ind.; his daughters: Robin (Billy) Huff of Boonesville, Ky. and Angel Neal of Clay City; his brothers: Amon Evanoff of Lexington, Ky., Avrom Evanoff of Sellersburg, and Azor Evanoff of Borden; his sister: Faredonia Gilkerson of Paris, Ky.; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held Saturday, April 21, 2012. Burial followed in the Riverview Cemetery in Beattyville.
Arrangements were handled by Grayson Funeral Home.


FRANKLIN R. "ROSIE" BARNARD, 75, of Scottsburg, died Sunday, April 22, 2012 at in Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He was born on November 10, 1936 in Crab Orchard, Kentucky, the son of the late George and Ellen (Wolfe) Barnard. Rosie was a former mechanic and attended Union Bible Seminary in Westfield, Ind. before becoming an ordained Wesleyan minister. He attended the Mt. Hebron Church and served in the Indiana National Guard both in Scottsburg, Ind.
He was preceded in death by a three brothers, William F., A. T. and George Barnard, Jr.; five sisters, Esther Mitchell, Sudie Hines, Isabelle Parrott, Mary Oaks and Sarah Dowell and several half brothers and sisters.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Lou (Clegg)Barnard; three sons, Wencil Gene Barnard of Lansing, Michigan, Terry Barnard (Debbie) of Stockbridge, Michigan and Randall Barnard of Elysian, Minnesota; a sister, Ann Parrott of Scottsburg, Indiana; four grandchildren, Erika, Shaina, Ashley & Austin Barnard and one great-grandson, Tony Watkins.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 11 am Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


SARA “RUTH” (ROBERTS) BOWELL, 80, of Jeffersonville, died April 18, 2012 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
She had a passionate love for the Lord, for her family, and was an avid IU basketball fan. She could be described as a faith-filled woman who showed compassion and truly cared for anyone she encountered. She was born on April 5, 1932 in Shelbyville, Ky. to the late Clarence and Florence (Thurman) Roberts.
She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Jack and Bobby Roberts.
She is survived by her children, Angela Burgin (Andrew Baumberger), Brad Bowell, Chuck Frank (Julie Effron); granddaughter, Alex Burgin; and great-granddaughter, Avery Grace Mills.
Cremation was chosen following Ruth’s wishes.
A Memorial Service will take place at 4:30 PM on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at Bethany Christian Church (9007 State Road 62, Charlestown, IN 47111).
Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) is handling the arrangements.
Contributions in Ruth’s memory may be made to Bethany Christian Church.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.


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