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

NELLIE CAROLYN HORTON WALLACE, 86
RUBY O. MOORE, 85
VICKI L. PAYNE, 45
SHIRLEY A. SCHEIRMANN, 79
CHARLOTTE E. “CHALKIE” SPENCER, 89
BOBBY B. COWLES, SR., 78
KENNETH M. JONES, 86
GERALDINE M. HOWERTON, 63
MILDRED E. COOMER, 84
SCOTT KEVIN KIESLER, 55
MARK A. (PEE WEE) ABSHER, 55
YVONNE HUBBARD SHIPMAN, 88
BILLIE EARL WEBB, 77
SHIRLEY MAE JOHNSON, 67
PATRICIA A. DONAHUE, 75
DEREK COMBS, 21
DEBORAH LEE CASE JENSEN, 56

 

NELLIE CAROLYN HORTON WALLACE, 86, Madison, died Monday, June 25, 2012 at her home.
She was born on April 3, 1926 in Milton, Ky. to Hobart and Amy Gertrude Chandler Horton. She had worked for the Shoe Factory in downtown Madison, Roger's Drug Store, Dr. Denton's, and was last employed with Steinhardt and Hanson in downtown Madison for twenty years. She was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.
Survivors include her daughters: Carol (Ed) Hackney of Mason, Oh. and Robyn (Chris) Brown of Mooresville, N.C.; her sisters: Dorothy Jean Poynter of Madison and Joanne “Jodie” Richmond of Franklin, Ind.; her brothers: Ben and Charles Horton, both of Madison; her sister-in-law: Patty Bruno of Clearwater, Fla.; four grandchildren, one great-grandchild, several nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Bobby Gayle “Bob” Wallace; her son: Robert Kirk Wallace; her sisters: Evelyn and Norma Horton and Audrey Cannon; and her brother: Douglas Horton.
Funeral services were held Friday, June 29, 2012 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Home. Burial followed at Springdale Cemetery in Madison.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund or the Gideon's Memorial Bible Plan.

 


RUBY O. MOORE, 85, Charlestown, died Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Norton Hospice Pavilion.
She was born on June 1, 1927 to Richard and Mary (Arnold) Sharp in Louisville. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She was a member of the International Poets Society, a published poet, and an avid reader.
Survivors include her daughters: Bonnie Montelonga (Able) of Elizabethtown, Ky., Brenda Preston and Sue Defreeboth, both of Elizabethtown, Ky., and Joy (Robert) Bethany of Charlestown; her son: George Michael Brown of Louisville; 16 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; and her daughters: Judy Massey and Mary Ann Ball.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at The Church of Latter Day Saints in Charlestown. Burial followed in the Highland Memory Gardens in Mt. Washington, Ky.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


VICKI L. PAYNE, 45, Salem, died Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born on November 16, 1966 in New Albany to Robert Edward and Sandra Lynn Hartman Garvin. She was a former manager for Wendy's and a former employee of Meijer's in New Albany. She was a member of Faith Southern Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband: Thomas L. Payne; her daughters: Michelle Starnes of Salem, Ashley Smith and Adriene Payne, both of Saul, Ky.; her son: Anthony Payne of Saul; her brothers: Robert E. Garvin, Jr. of Pekin and Kean Garvin of Salem; her sister: Norma Caldwell of Indianapolis; five grandchildren and one god-grandson. She was preceded in death by her parents and her son: Ryan Chastain.
Funeral services were held Friday, June 29, 2012 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery.


SHIRLEY A. SCHEIRMANN, 79, Scottsburg, died Monday, June 25, 2012.
She was born on April 17, 1933 in Lawrenceville, Ill. to Earl and Clare Baker Rodgers. She was retired from 32 years of service with Communication Workers of America. She was a member of Franklin Heights Christian Church in Vincennes.
Survivors include her son: Kevin M. (Brenda) Scheirmann of Vincennes; her daughter: Linda Hoskins of Scottsburg; her brothers: Daniel O. (Anna) Rodgers of Enos, Okla. and Jack Rodgers of Washington, Ind.; her sisters: Cynthia (Phil) Farnsley of Shelbyville, Ind.; five grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers: Fred, Jim, Bob and Dick Rodgers.
Funeral services were held Friday, June 29, 2012 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Burial followed in Little York Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Schneck Memorial Hospice, c/o Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N. 1st Street, Scottsburg, IN 47170.


CHARLOTTE E. “CHALKIE” SPENCER, 89, died Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation Center in Corydon.
She was born in Corydon on December 3, 1922 the daughter of Charles E. and Mary I Gutkese Brown.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband George L. Spencer, a grandson Christopher Herthel; four brothers, Mart Henry, Clarence, Charles and Sonny Brown; two sisters, Audrey Stout and Vilaea Rowe.
She is survived by her son, George F. Spencer (Susan) of Lanesville; her daughter, Jackie Herthel (Merle R.) of Georgetown; one sister, Margaret Johnson of LaFeria, Texas; one grandchild and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown.
Rev. Becky Gibbons will officiate.
Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Corydon.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home in Georgetown on Thursday, June 28, 2012 from 12-8 p.m. on Thursday and after 8 a.m. on Friday.
The family requests no floral arrangements and in lieu of flowers they would like memorial gifts be made to Tunnel Hill Christian Church.


BOBBY B. COWLES, SR., 78, of New Washington, died Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at The Waters of Clifty Falls in Madison.
He was born on August 9, 1933 in Epsom County, Ky. He was a self employed mechanic. He was an avid Nascar fan and collector. He is preceded in death by his wife, Rosalind Faye Cowles and a daughter.
Survivors include his son, Bobby B. Cowles, Jr. of New Washington; daughters, Ruby Graham of Tenn., and Durene Cowles of Louisville, Ky.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, June 29, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


KENNETH M. JONES, 86, Leavenworth, died Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon.
He was born in Crawford County on August 19, 1925 the son of Max K. and Florence Lynch Jones. He was an electrician and maintenance worker for Purina and later Arpac and Hudson foods. He was a member of Alton Baptist Church, the VFW in New Albany, IN and was a Navy Veteran of WWII.
He was preceded in death by his wife Cecilia Messmer Jones.
He is survived by three sons, Gregory Jones of Mitchell, Daniel Jones (Janice) of Corydon, Timothy Jones ( Emelyn) of Nevada, Texas; three daughters, Joyce Korte (Ron) of Corydon, Martha Blaney ( Bill) of Morocco, Ind. and Doris Jones of Madison; two brothers, Lester Jones of Leavenworth and Marlen Jones of Bedford; one sister, Margie Linton of Floyds Knobs; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, June 29, 2012 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon. Rev. Paul Holt will officiate.
Burial will be in the East Cemetery in Cape Sandy.
Visitation will be held Thursday at the funeral home in Corydon from 3 PM to 8 PM and after 9 AM on Friday.
Pallbeaerers will be Tyler, Morgan and Logan Jones, Nick Korte, Stephen and Mark Blaney.


KENNETH M. JONES, 63, Salem, died Thursday, June 28, 2012 at her home.
She was born on January 19, 1949 in Minot, N.D. to Tomas and Viola Butler Culver. She was a retired LPN for Meadow View Health Care and Rehab and a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband: James Howerton of Salem; her sons: Vince and Allan Bowles, both of Salem, and Jeremy Bowles of Brownstown; her daughter: Billie Kinteh of Louisville and Hope Davis of Shelbyville, Ky.; her step-sons: Frank and Brian Bowles; her step-daughter: Barbara Thixton; her brothers: Butch Gable of Brownsville, N.D. and Bill Gable of Burlington, N.D.; her sisters: Viana Hawes of Velva, N.D. and Patricia Keperling of Las Vegas, Nev.; her parents; 25 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her step-son: David Bowles.
Funeral services were held Monday, July 2, 2012 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery.


MILDRED E. COOMER, 84, Salem, died Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born on July 24, 1927 in Glasgow, Ky. to Brent and Elma Eddings Matthews. She was a retired waitress for Tommy Lancaster's in New Albany and a member of Bunker Hill Christian Church.
Survivors include her sons: Charles H. Coomer of Salem and Donald R. Coomer of New Albany; her daughters: M. Aileen McNew and Margie M. Slusser, both of Salem, and Linda L. LaDuke of New Albany; her brother: William Matthews of Glasgow; her sister: Virginia L. Lopp of Clarksville; 19 granchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband: George H. Coomer; her son: Walter Lee Coomer; her grandson: Stephen Ray Coomer; her sisters: Willadean Huddleston and Christine Lopp; and her parents.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 30, 2012 at Weathers Funeral Home in Salem. Burial followed in Bunker Hill Cemetery.


SCOTT KEVIN KIESLER, 55, Greenville, died July 1, 2012.
He was born June 29, 1957, the youngest son of Carl and Hazel (Sarles) Kiesler. He was a self-employed electrician for 28 years and was a devoted member of Northside Christian Church.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Bev (Becht) Kiesler, his children and spouses, Jill De La Cruz (Danny), Julie Zuluaga (Edgar) and Derek Kiesler (Jenni); his cherished grandchildren, Dakota, Isaac, Gage, Isabel and Beckett; siblings and spouses, Doug Kiesler (Ann) and Diane Book (Irvin).
His celebration of life will be 10 a.m., July 4th at Northside Christian Church.
Visitation will be after 9 a.m. Wednesday at Northside Christian Church.
Newcomer Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Northside Christian Church or L.A.D.O., P.O. Box 391, Greenville, IN 47124. To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.


MARK A. (PEE WEE) ABSHER, 55, of Salem, died Saturday, June 23, 2012 at his residence.
He attended Acts Full Gospel Ministry in Indiana and was formerly employed by Moore Security.
He was born Oct. 23, 1956, in Hodgenville, Ky., the son of the late William Jackson and Beulah Frances Davis Absher.
He was preceded in death by his brothers Danny & Jimmy Absher and several brothers and sisters.
He is survived by two sisters, Doris (Carlos) Rutherford and Brenda Taylor both of Pekin; four brothers, David (Janan) Absher of Flaherty, Ky., Cecil Absher of Pekin, Omer (Amy) Absher of Louisville and William (Sophia) Garland of Memphis, Ind.; many nieces and nephews and his companion Diane Taylor of Salem.
A graveside service was held Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at the Absher Family Cemetery in Flaherty, Ky.
Expressions of sympathy may go the Alexander Funeral Home for the family.


YVONNE HUBBARD SHIPMAN, 88, Clarksville, formerly of Madison, died Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville.
She was born on June 4, 1924 in Louisville to John Henry and Mary Florence Ford Hubbard. She retired from Reliance Electric in Madison and resided there for nearly 40 years. She also worked for the Inn Shop at the Holiday Inn and Second and Broadway Streets in Louisville for several years. She was a member of the American Legion Post 9 Auxiliary for many years and American Legion Auxiliary Post 28 in New Albany for 24 years, a member of the VFW Auxiliary Post 1969 in Madison for 30 years, and a member Parkland Baptist Church in Louisville.
Survivors include her significant other: William "Bill" Jennings of Madison; her daughter: Jennifer Yates Moulden of Clarksville; her sons: Steve (Pat), John (Teresa), Jess (Kay) and Bobby (Ruth) Shipman, all of Madison; her daughter in law: Martha Lynch Shipman Arkovitz of Nashville, Tenn.; her grandchildren: Denise Bowyer (Jeff) Harrell, Tamara Shipman (Kevin) Browning, Lea Maria Shipman, Becky Shipman Hall, Cheri Shipman (Eric) Wyss, Lori Stowers Lanier, Toni Stowers Cassidy, Doug (Mary) Shipman, Eric Shipman, Michael Shipman, Scott (Bambi) Shipman, Howard Shipman, Brian (Jackie) James, Chris James, Scott Stowers and Tim Stowers; 16 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, her cousins she was raised with: Martha Jane Hubbard Sipes and Nancy Raine; many other cousins and many special friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Tommie L. Shipman, Sr.; her son: James Michael Shipman; her granddaughter: Georgianne Shipman; her step-son: Tommie L. Shipman, Jr.; and her step daughter: Jo Ann Shipman Stowers.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 30, 2012 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial followed at the Red Hill Cemetery in Hodgenville, Ky.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society or the desired charity of the donor.


BILLIE EARL WEBB, 77, Salem, died Thursday, June 28, 2012 at his home.
He was born on October 22, 1934 in Celina, Tenn. to the late John Walter and Edna Earl Monroe Webb. He was a boilermaker with the Boilermakers Union Local #374 in Hammond, Ind. He was a member of the Salem Moose Lodge #2380 and Blue River Friends Church.
Survivors include his sons: David and Steve Webb, both of Salem; his sister: Billie Meaders of Warner Robbins, Ga.; his nieces: Karan Meaders (John) Slaughter of Mobile, Ala. and Janna Meaders (Steve) Gray of Perry, Ga.; his nephew: Cleater Meaders of Hoschton, Ga.; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sons: Billie Webb, Jr. and John Webb; three brothers and a sister.
Funeral services were held Monday, July 2, 2012 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4567 Progress Drive, Columbus, IN 47202.


SHIRLEY MAE JOHNSON, 67, died Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born on May 19, 1945 in Jeffersonville to Russell and Dorothy Armstrong Weber. She was a bank teller for the Sellersburg State Bank. She was a member of the Sellersburg Church of Christ, Clark County Homemakers Association, and currently had been attending Trinity United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her brother: Charles Weber of Sellersburg; her sister: Ina Adams of Jeffersonville; two nieces and four nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband: A.C. Johnson.
Private graveside services will be held at a later date.


PATRICIA A. DONAHUE, 75, Scottsburg, died Saturday, June 30, 2012.
She was born on December 1, 1936 in Scott County to Ellsworth and Edith Carlisle Donahue. She was a retired beautician and a member of First Christian Church in Scottsburg.
Survivors include her brother: Marvin Charles Donahue of Cleveland, Tenn.; and her caregiver: Harry (Verla) Knight of Scottsburg. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Burial followed in Scottsburg Cemetery.


DEREK COMBS, 21, Austin, died Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Scottsburg.
He was born on December 17, 1990 in New Albany to David Combs and Polly Polly. He was a student at Ivy Tech in Madison and a member of Grace Covenant Church of God in Austin.
Survivors include his father; his mother and step-father: Wade Polly; his brothers: Tyler (Sable), Scottie and Patrick Combs, all of Austin; his step-brother: Darrell Polly of Austin; his step-sisters: Jessica Polly of Lebanon, Tenn. and Linda Polly of Austin; his maternal grandparents: Sherman and Bessie Combs of Austin; his paternal grandparents: David and Bonnie Conner of Austin; his step-grandparents: Ed and Sally Polly of Austin; his aunts and uncles: Ronnie and Mikki Howard, Neal and Bekki Kimberlin, Dale and Jenni Eaves, Lori and Chad Coomer, David and Dianna Conner.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Thursday, July 5, 2012 at Buchana Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Spurgeon Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm on Wednesday, July 4, and from 9 am until the time of services on Thursday.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


DEBORAH LEE CASE JENSEN, 56, of Utah formerly of Scottsburg, Indiana lost her long battle with leukemia and kidney failure Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
She was born February 1, 1956 and was a devoted military wife-standing beside Brent during his 20 years of service with the Army-Airborne. She was an avid collector of Barbie dolls.
She was preceded in death by her mother; Shirley Case; and brothers, Bob and Tony.
She is survived by her loving husband, Brent; niece, Sabra; cousins and friends.
Graveside services were held on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at Elysian Burial Gardens in Salt Lake City, UT.  A Celebration of Deborah’s Life will be held from 12 PM to 1 PM on Saturday, July 9, 2012 at Collins Funeral Home Banquet and Family Center in Scottsburg, Indiana.
Memorial contributions: National Kidney Foundation of Utah and Idaho (www.kindeyut.org). Online condolences may be shared at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


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