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Obituaries Aug. 1, 2012 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 01 August 2012 00:00

ELIZABETH KAY SCROGGIN “LIZ” REID, 39
KATHLEEN JACKSON, 91
JIMMY D. GADD, 71
WILMA JEAN "JEANIE" LUDWIG YOUNG VORIS
DON COLLINS, 79
RITA ANN WRIGHT, 63
JOSEPH FRANCIS MCCOY JR.
BETTY LOU WILT, 85
BELINDA SMITH, 47
WALTER RALEIGH TEMPLE, 87
IRENE MAXIE, 87
LAWRENCE LEE FILBRUN, 70
THELMA GRUEN, 90
TERRY L. HIEN, 54
JEANETTE ESTEP, 63
IMOGENE “GENE” DURHAM, 82
BRUCE B. PRICE, 80
GERALD LEE “JERRY” CANFIELD, SR., 76
CECIL E. COPELAND, 50
MARILYN JOYCE SMITH, 74
MRS. RUTH GERALDINE WYNE SMITH, 84
AVIS COLLEEN LAMBERT HENSON, 79
WESLEY DAVID HALL, 48


ELIZABETH KAY SCROGGIN “LIZ” REID, 39, Madison, died Saturday, July 21, 2012 at her home.
She was born on November 7, 1972 in Scott County to Donald and Mary Loar Scroggin. She had been employed in the deli department at the Madison Wal-Mart and as a certified nursing assistant at Hanover Health & Rehab Center. She was a member of Cornertone Baptist Church and had attended First Christian Church of Hanover.
Survivors include her husband: Curtis D. Reid of Madison; her son: Dakota Michael Reid of Madison; her daughter: Faith Noel Reid of Madison; her parents; her brother: Donald (Natalie) Scroggin, Jr. of Hanover; her sister: Melissa Ann (Juan) Leon of Hilton Head Island, S.C.; her mother-in-law: Virginia Reid of Deputy; her sister-in-law: Tina Louise Bell of Deputy; her brothers-in-law: Francis Darrell (Robin) Reid of Milton, Ky. and Charles Owen Reid of Madison; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents: Jack and Ethel Lewis and Orville and Louella May Scroggin; and her aunts: Ellen Kennett, Lorraine Meyers and Betty Fox.
Funeral services will be held today, Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow at Mt. Hebron Cemetery near Salem.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Liz Reid Memorial Fund.

 


KATHLEEN JACKSON, 91, Salem, died Sunday, July 22, 2012 at her residence.
She was born on June 15, 1921 in Brownstown to William Simon and Ida Mae Melton Smith. She was retired from the old Bata Shoe Factory where she worked for over 15 years. She was also a correspondent for the Salem Leader and Democrat for 39 years.
Survivors include her daughter: Barbara Overshiner; her grandchildren: Sarah and John; several other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband: Palen Jackson; her brothers: Mancil and Claude Smith; and her sister: Madaline Smith.
A private graveside service was held Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at Plattsburg Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home.


JIMMY D. GADD, 71, Georgetown, died Monday, July 23, 2012.
He was born on December 13, 1940 in Whitley City, Ky. to the late William and Keanette Linnville Gadd. He was retired from Indiana American Water and was a member of the Amateur Trapshooting Association (ATA).
Survivors include his wife: Lori ZurSchmiede Gadd; his children: Shelly Jo (Steve) Lorenzen and Michael Gadd; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his siblings: Jan Harris, Billy Gadd and Betty McClure.
A private memorial service will be held Friday, July 27, 2012 at New Comer Funeral Home in New Albany. Cremation was chosen.
Memorial contributions may be made to Amedisys Hospice or to any local animal shelter.


WILMA JEAN "JEANIE" LUDWIG YOUNG VORIS, Madison, died Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
She was born on January 17, 1942 in Madison, the loving daughter of the late, William & Goldine Boldery Ludwig. She was raised in Madison and was a 1960 graduate of Madison High School. She was united in marriage in 1960 to Charles Wesley Young. She was employed with Grote Industries and Roger's Drug Store early in life. She retired from Contour Plastics after twenty years of service as a mod operator. She was of the Christian faith and had resided in Madison all of her life. On December 28, 1984 she was united in marriage to Manuel Gene Voris.
She is survived by her husband, Manuel Gene Voris of Madison; her daughters, Tammy Buchanan and her husband, Chris of Madison, and Dawn Michelle Morrow and her husband, Robert E., I of Markleville; her step-daughter, Lori Voris of Hanover; her step sons, Kevin Voris of Madison, Jeremy Voris of Warsaw, Kentucky; her brother, Dale Ludwig of Madison; her sister, Maggie Land of Hanover; her grandchildren, Donald Bennett, Jr., Robert Morrow, II, Sarah Bennett, Brittney Morrow & Cassandra Morrow; her great-grandchildren, Hunter James Monroe, Bryair Landon Dale Monroe, William Lee Morrow; her step-grandchildren, Mary Voris, Charles Joseph Voris, Abby Ferguson & Sylvia Voris; several nieces, nephews & other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William & Goldine Boldery Ludwig; her first husband, Charles Wesley Young died, July 5, 1987; her brothers, Cleston & Raymond Ludwig.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 1:00 p.m., by Pastor Michael LaFountain at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. Interment will follow in the Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison. All family and friends are invited to a dinner at the Canaan Volunteer Fire Department.
Friends may call Friday from 4-8 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of the service at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Cards are available at the funeral home.


DON COLLINS, 79, Scottsburg, died Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at Hampton Oaks Health Campus.
He was born on August 19, 1932 in Washington County to the late Jarvis Volney and Beulah C. Rider Collins. He was the retired co-owner and operator of the Austin Hardware Store and a former salesman for various hardware supply companies. He was also a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of Bethel Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife: Sue Carol Collins; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Marvin and Clara Marie Moon of Scottsburg; his nephew: Jim Moon of Scottsburg; his niece: Susan (Tim) Thieneman of Louisville; his great-niece: Barrett Thieneman of Louisville; his great-nephew: Anton Thieneman of Louisville; and several cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Friday, July 27, 2012 at Collins Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Bethel Cemetery in Leota with military honors conducted by the Crothersville VFW Post #1083. A Masonic memorial service will also be held at 6 pm on Thursday, July 26, at the funeral home.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday from 4 to 8 pm and on Friday from 9 am until the time of services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bethel Cemetery Fun c/o Collins Funeral Home.


RITA ANN WRIGHT, 63, Charlestown, died Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at her home.
She was born on November 10, 1948 in New Haven, Ky. To Joseph and Lucy Griffith Greenwell.
Survivors include: her husband: Earl Wright; her daughters: Melissa Cruz of Clarksville, Jacquelyn Brock of Charlestown, Angela Lazaro of New Albany, Tracy Montgomery of Pekin, Tammy Blythe and Tanya Wright both of Paoli; her sons: Joseph A. Taylor and Joshua M. Wright, both of Clarksville; her sisters: Edith S. King and Loretta M. Hall, both of Charlestown; her brothers: Joseph Eugene Greenwell of Seattle, Wash., James M. Greenwell of Nabb, Daniel B. Greenwell of Brandenburg, Ky., Gregory J. Greenwell of Martinsburg, and Robert G. Greenwell of Sellersburg; 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A gathering of family and friends will be held at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown from 2 to 8 pm on Thursday, July 26, 2012, and on Friday, July 27, from 10 am to 2 pm.


JOSEPH FRANCIS MCCOY JR. (Scrappy Joe),Resident of Harrison County died July 22, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital New Albany.
He was born on September 28 1955 the son of Joseph Francis McCoy Sr. & Alice RubyViolette.
He is survived by two daughters, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild; three brothers and two sisters.
Spring Valley Funeral & Cremation Service was entrusted with arrangements.


BETTY LOU WILT, 85, of Henryville, died Tuesday, July 24, 2012.
She was born on December 29, 1927 in Henryville, Indiana. She was the wife of the late Charles A. Wilt. She graduated from Henryville High School and retired from Target. She was a member of the Henryville Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by daughter Cheryl (Gary) Jessee; grandchildren Travis (Julie) Burton and Nickole (Eric) Patton; great-grandchildren Preston and Brody Burton and Evan Patton; brother Arnold Brishaber; sister in laws Doris McCormack, Jean Brishaber and Elnora Brishaber.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother Thomas and Elsie Brishaber; daughter Teresa L Carter; siblings Joe Brishaber, Bruce Brishaber and Max Brishaber, sister Nobie Narron, and Doris Zimmerman.
Pastor Alex Becker will conduct funeral services at 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 27, 2012 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville, with burial to follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Friends may visit on Thursday, July 26 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 p.m. and after 10:00 AM on Friday, July 27, 2012 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville. Memorial donations may be given to her church, the Henryville Presbyterian Church.
Online condolences can be given to the family and a video tribute can be viewed at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com


BELINDA SMITH, 47, of Scottsburg, died Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at The Waters of Scottsburg in Scottsburg.
She was born on October 6, 1964 in Scottsburg, the daughter of the late Albert M. and Lilly May (Bowling) Smith.
Survivors include a brother, Marrel Smith of Pontiac, Michigan; a sister, Carolyn Spellman of Brownstown and several nieces & nephews.
Graveside services were held on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at Sodom Cemetery.
Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, was in charge of the arrangements.


WALTER RALEIGH TEMPLE, 87, died Wednesday, July 22, 2012.
He was born August 13, 1924 in Pekin, the son of the late Raleigh and Emma (Blankenbaker) Temple. He married Lova Graves on August 14,1949 at the Blue River Friends Church. He graduated in 1942 from the old Pekin High School and served in the U.S. Navy during WW II. He and his cousin Howard Temple started Temple & Temple Excavating and Paving Company 64 years ago. He was a member of the Pekin United Methodist Church, the Lions Club, the New Providence Masonic Lodge #237 F. & A.M. and served on the East Washington Water Board and the Washington County Telephone Board. He is survived by his wife, Lova G. (Graves) Temple, three sons, Terry and Craig Temple of Salem and Ken Temple (Cathy) of Pekin and one Daughter, Jan Temple (Michael) of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The grandchildren: Whitney Turso, Courtney, Taylor, Jaben and Griffen Temple and Laurent and Temple Zenoni and great-grandchildren. Sofia, Marley and Rocco Turso.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ervin and Paul Temple and two sisters, Lucille Breedlove and Mildred Hobbs.
Funeral services, will be 2 pm Saturday at Pekin United Methodist Church.
Visitation will be 4-8 pm Friday at Dawalt Funeral Home and after 1 pm Saturday at the church.
Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery with full military honors.


IRENE MAXIE, 87, Seymour, died Thursday, July 26, 2012 at her home.
She was born on January 26, 1925 in Clay County, Ky. to Calvin and Minnie Hensley Philpot. She was retired from the former U.S. Shoe factory as a heel cutter, and she was also retired from Cummins Engine Company.
Survivors include her seven children: Barton (Donna) Maxie of Crothersville, Patricia (Clarence) Stuckwisch of Brownstown, Carolyn Jones of Seymour, Josephine (Gerald) Gray of Casselberry, Fla., Jeweldine Hall of Cortland, Ind., Carl (Debbie) Maxie of Columbus and Joe B. Maxie of Seymour; 22 grandchildren: Jodie (Reed) Maxie Dunn, Julie (Jonathan) Isaacs, Wesley (Tasha) Maxie, Rev. Jeffrey (Jackie) Stuckwisch, Sherry (Mike) Schult, Shelly (Stacy) Lengacher, Sheila (Michael) Bolton, Bill Colwell, Karen Williams, Jerry Gray, Rhonda Davis, Jennifer Fleetwood, Michelle Fleetwood, Farrah (Brian) McDough, Carla Maxie, Kelly (Richard) Kellems, Mike Graber, Ronnie Maxie, Connie Branaman, Brandi (Jason) Jackson, Devanne Maxie and Brian Powell; and several great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Burchell Maxie; and her brother and sister in law: Edward and Verna Philpot.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, July 28, 2012 at Adams Funeral Home and Crematory in Crothersville. Reverend Jeffery Stuckwisch will officiate. Burial will follow at Russell Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation will take place Friday, July 27, from 4 to 8 pm at the funeral home, as well as from 9 am until the time of services on Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Schneck Hospital Hospice or Russell Chapel Cemetery, both c/o Adams Funeral Home and Crematory, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.


LAWRENCE LEE FILBRUN, 70, Lexington, died Friday, July 27, 2012 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born on December 5, 1941 in Louisville to Lawrence E. and June Ridgeway Filburn. He was a retired auto glass installer for Brill Auto Glass Company in Louisville.
Survivors include his sons: Billy Filburn of Lexington and David Geiger of Henryville; his daughters: Ginger Jones of New Washington and Teah Middleton of Scottsburg; his mother; his brothers: John Filburn of Caneyville, Ky., Tony Filburn of Pekin and Joe Filburn of Sellersburg; his sister: Betty Pirrman of Louisville; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Monday, July 30, 2012 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Burial will follow in Lexington Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 29, from 12 pm to 6 pm at the funeral home, as well as on Monday from 9 am until services begin.


THELMA GRUEN, 90, Borden, died Thursday, July 26, 2012 at Green Valley Care Center.
She was born on January 9, 1922 in New Albany to Harry and Olive Danner. She was a homemaker and a member of Grace Lutheran Church.
Survivors include her daughter: Beverly Popp; her sisters: Jaunita “Letha” Schaaf and Lois Lamb; her grandchildren: Michael (Rochelle) Lawson, Angie (Mauhcio) Lawson and Stephen (Stacie) Lawson; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her spouse: Walter Gruen; and her other relatives: Edith and Dennis Gruen.
Funeral services were held Saturday, July 28, 2012 at Love Funeral Home. Burial followed in Greenville Cemetery.


TERRY L. HIEN, 54, Crothersville, died Saturday, July 28, 2012 at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
He was born on August 13, 1957 in Seymour to the late Henry Arnold and Frances “Frankie” Carter Hien. He had been a self-employed truck driver for over 35 years and a member of First Marion Baptist Church.
Survivors include his children: Christa (Mike) Deaton and Travis James Hien, both of Crothersville; his grandson: Hunter Tre Deaton of Crothersville; his siblings: Brenda Farmer and Mike (Jane) Hien, both of Crothersville; his mother-in-law: Konda Purlee of Salem; his sister-in-law: Regina Gambrell of Tampico; his sisters and brother-in-laws: Nancy and Terry Nicholson of Vallonia, Deanna and Tony Fleetwood of Brownstown, and Brian Butler of Vallonia; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother-in-law: James Farmer.
Memorial services were held Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at Adams Funeral Homes and Crematory. Burial plans have not been announced at this time.
Memorial contributions may out made to the family c/o Adams Funeral Homes and Crematory, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.


JEANETTE ESTEP, 63, Austin, died Friday, July 27, 2012 at Scott Villa Living Center.
She was born on September 10, 1948 in Perry County, Ky. to the late Delbert and Nancy Ann Young Johnson.
Survivors include her husband: Donnie Estep; her son: Chris (Sharon) Estep of Austin; her daughter: Melissa (Tim) West of Austin; her sisters: Malta Stone of Austin and Helen Napier of Kentucky; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brothers: James, Johnny and Charles Johnson; and her sisters: Tish Waldon, Bertha Nobel and Lula Morris.
Funeral services were held Monday, July 30, 2012 at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial followed at New Providence Cemetery.


IMOGENE “GENE” DURHAM, 82, died Thursday, July 26, 2012 at Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville.
She retired from Ivy Tech where she served as Library Assistant and was an Kentucky Colonel.
Survivors include her son: Robert (Barbara) Durham, Jr. of Ponchatoula, La.; her daughter: Leslie Kay (Don Cravens) Durham of Okolona, Ky.; her sisters: Grace “Drudge” (Louie) Lawrence of St. Joe, Mo., Betty Linne of Carmel, Ind. and Jan Spiers of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and her grandchildren: Michael Todd Durham, Travis Durham, Michelle (Bobby) Fulkerson, Christine Smallwood and Matthew Smallwood. She was preceded in death by her husband: Robert Durham, Sr.
Funeral services were held Sunday, July 29, 2012 at the Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg. Burial plans were not announced at this time.
Memorial services may be made to the Crypt Masons Medical Research Fund.


BRUCE B. PRICE, 80, Salem, died Friday, July 27, 2012.
He was born on May 6, 1932 in Washington County to Fred and Amanda McVay Price. He was a retired truck driver, a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of Enon Baptist Church.
Survivors include his son: Brent Price of Salem; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers: Fred, James and Harold Price; and four sisters: Rothel Weller, Catherine Miller, Edna Cole and Kathleen Owens.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at Weathers Funeral Home.


GERALD LEE “JERRY” CANFIELD, SR., 76, Madison, died Friday, July 27, 2012 at King's Daughters' Hospital.
He was born on May 15, 1936 in Madison o the late John Harrison and Ines Vaughn Clegg Canfield. He had retired from the retail grocery business and had co-owned and co-operated IGA in Hanover. He was also a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in downtown Madison.
Survivors include his son: Gerald Lee "Jerry" Canfield, II of Madison; his daughter: Melynda Canfield Johnson of Madison; his grandchildren: Amy Johnson, Caylan Center, and Trey Canfield; his great grandchildren: McKenzie Keller and Savannah Jones; his sisters: Nancy Larimore Crozier, Betty Hockensmith, and Melanie (Donald) Lyon all of of Madison, and LaDonna (John) Rue of Franklin, Ind.; his brother: David Canfield of Madison; his sister in law: Laura Clubb of Madison; his brother in law and sister in law: Harry (Ruth Ann) Gene Chadwell of Madison; several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Betty Lou Chadwell Canfield; his son: Michael Lee Canfield; his brothers: Ronnie and John Canfield; and his sister: Barbara Shipley.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will take place at 10 am on Wednesday, August 1, at Springdale Cemetery in downtown Madison. Full military honors will be conducted at the graveside by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Cards are available at the funeral home.


CECIL E. COPELAND, 50, Scottsburg, died Friday, July 27, 2012 at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville.
He was born on July 31, 1961 in Jeffersonville to the late Charles Allen and Patsy W. Shuck Copeland. He was a former employee of the Animal Control Agency in Scottsburg, a Chief Deputy under former Scott County Sheriff John Lizenby and a musician.
Survivors include his daughters, Nikki Short (Ben) and Jodi Jenkins both of Underwood; his companion: Lisa Noble of Scottsburg; his stepdaughters: Brianne Lott (Isaac) of Scottsburg, Kacy Noble of Delray Beach, Fla. and Alex Noble of Scottsburg; his brothers, Charles Allen Copeland, Jr. of Chelsea, Ind., James Copeland of Jeffersonville and George Copeland of Madison; his sister: Dixie Riley of New Washington, Indiana and four grandchildren: Memphis and Cash Jenkins and Branden and Ryder Lott. He was preceded in death by his brother: Christopher Paul Copeland.
A celebration of his life will be held at 7 pm on Friday, August 3, 2012 at the Lake Iola Shelter House in Scottsburg.
Visitation will take place on Friday from 3 to 7 pm at the shelter house.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Collins Funeral Home.


MARILYN JOYCE SMITH, 74, died Sunday, July 29, 2012 at her home.
She was born on November 14, 1937 to Everett and Lille Mae (Hazelwood) Thomas in Mt. Washington, Ky.
Survivors include her husband, John Thomas Smith; son, Larry Smith of Indianapolis; daughter, Diann Smith of Otisco; granddaughter, Leslie Seymour; and grandson, Sean Smith of Otisco.
Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 1pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Visitation will begin after 11am till time of the service at 1pm.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the American Cancer Society or Hosparus of Southern Indiana.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


MRS. RUTH GERALDINE WYNE SMITH, 84, of Deputy died Sunday, July 29, 2012 at the King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison.
She was the daughter of the late, Earl Ellsworth & Sylvia Bell Baxter Wyne. She was raised near Deputy and was a 1945 graduate of Deputy High School. She was a 1950 graduate of Indiana University with a bachelor of science in education.
She was united in marriage on August 12, 1950 in Bloomington, to Dale Metz Smith. She was a very talented artist, who enjoyed oil, watercolor, print making, etching, sculpture and painting Faberge eggs. She was a talented gardener, raising beautiful flowers and wild flowers. She was a member of the Scottsburg Church of Christ in Scottsburg, Indiana and the Santa Barbara Arts Association.
She is survived by her daughters, Teresa Smith Prather & her husband, Nathan of Deputy, Gayle Marie Smith Seymour & her husband, Ronald of Conway, Arkansas; her grandchildren: Jonathan James Prather, Michael Dale Prather, Jeremy David Prather & Clifton Troy Seymour; several nieces, nephews, cousins & other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her father, Earl Ellsworth Wyne died, August 29, 1974 and her mother, Sylvia Bell Baxter Wyne died, January 30, 1977; her husband, Dale Metz Smith died, Jan. 28, 2011; her daughter, Geraldine Irene Smith; her son, Lorin Dale Smith; her sisters, Mary Helen Wyne Field died, July 18, 2000 and Marguerite Wyne Walp died, August 28, 2008; her unnamed infant sister; her brothers, George Ellsworth Wyne died, August 24, 1974 and James Stanley Wyne died at the age of four.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, August 3, 2012 at 11:00 a.m., by Pastor Dennis Thomas & Bro. Marvin McGlothlin, at the Bethany Baptist Church, 2116 North Bethany Road near Deputy. Interment will follow in the Pisgah Cemetery near Deputy, Indiana.
Friends may call Thursday from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison and Friday from 10:00 a.m. until time of the service at the Bethany Baptist Church, 2116 North Bethany Road near Deputy, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Scottsburg Church of Christ or the Donor's Choice. Cards are available at the funeral home.


AVIS COLLEEN LAMBERT HENSON, 79, of Austin, died on Sunday, July 29, 2012 at at her residence.
She was born on April 10, 1933 in Bland County, Virginia, the daughter of the late China Estill and Caldonia Josephine (Bumgardner) Lambert. She graduated from Ceres High School in Ceres, Virginia and was married on April 11, 1952 to Verdie Henson. She was a retired Switchboard Operator for Andrews Air Force Base in Washington, DC, also a former employee of Morgan Foods and the old Ratel Corporation in Scottsburg, Indiana. Avis was a member of the World Outreach for Christ in Scottsburg, where she served in any way she could and was a former member of the Scott County Poetry Club.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Verdie; a grandson, Erick Scott Napier; three brothers, Harry, Emory and Claude and four sisters, Arlette, Ruth, Bonnie and Ollie Mae.
Survivors include three daughters, Debbie Napier (Rick) of Austin, Melanie Murphy (Ted) of Scottsburg and Audrey Grady (James) of New Albany; a son, Brian Henson (Michelle) of Charlestown, Indiana; eight grandchildren, Chris Napier (Christie), Bethany Murphy-Wollmann (Matt), Brittany Murphy-Combs (Estill), Brandy Murphy-Blank (Brad), Scott Murphy (Faith), Toby Deaton, Amy Deaton-Booth and Nadia Grady and 19 great-grandchildren.
Funeral Service: 1:00 pm Wednesday at World Outreach for Christ with Pastor James Donahue officiating with burial to follow in Emmanuel Cemetery near Blocher, Ind.
Visitation will be after 10 am Wednesday at World Outreach for Christ.
Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, Indiana in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


WESLEY DAVID HALL, 48, of Scottsburg, died Sunday, July 22, 2012 at his residence.
He was a former employee of Pizza Hut in Scottsburg and also worked for various factories in Scottsburg, for several years.
He was born on February 7, 1964 in Scottsburg, the son of the late Rheba  (Sexton) Seabold and Delbert  Hall.
Survivors include a daughter, Joyce Lewis of Scottsburg;  his father, Delbert Hall of Scottsburg; a sister and brother, Sandra Bagby and Brian Hall both of Lexington and one niece.
Cremation was chosen with private burial at a later date in Lexington Cemetery.
Arrangements were handled by Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net


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