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Obituaries - September 24, 2008 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 24 September 2008 00:00

REX GIBSON, 77
JACK E. WAMPLER, 56
FRANCIS "FRANK" ANGELUS EICKHOLTZ
JOYCE A. HOBBS DALTON, 64
DANAE ANN MCCONNELL, 16
SYLVIA C. PAMPLIN, 97
DOROTHY TROUB, 75
ROBERT DANIEL "BUTCH" LAW, 62
DOROTHY REED VOYLES, 79
PATRICIA "PAT" COMBS PARKEY
NICEY R. LEWIS, 74
MILES C. SPOONER
CATHERINE "SISSY" ALINE HUGHES, 75
GARLAND C. TRUEBLOOD, 89
LINDA E. ARNOLD GIBSON, 51
ELIZABETH RITZLER "BETTY" LINEBURG, 90
JAMES C. EVERSOLE, JR.
FLOSSIE DENTON, 61
JONATHAN WAYNE DIXON, 11
WALTER LEO HILL, JR., 53
EDNA PEARL COLLINGS, 85  

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   ?   ?    REX GIBSON, 77, Salem, died Saturday, September 13 at The Waters of Salem.
    He was a member of the Enon Baptist Church in Salem and had been a resident of Washington County since 1948, formerly of Caliope, Kentucky. He was a retired employee of the old Smith Cabinet Manufacturing Company in Salem.
    Survivors include his wife, Thelma L. Wynn Gibson; daughters, Wilma Gibson of Marshall, Illinois and Patty Hamilton of Pekin; son, Tom Gibson of Campbellsburg; brother, Asher Gibson of Salem; three grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and three step-great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, September 17 at Dawalt Funeral Home with interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made to VistaCare Foundation, 2676 Charlestown Road, Ste #10 New Albany, Indiana 47150.


    JACK E. WAMPLER, 56, Henryville, died Saturday, September 13 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    He was an employee of Essroc Cement in Speed, had served in the National Guard, and was a Deacon at Underwood Baptist Church in Underwood.
    Survivors include his wife of nearly 35 years, Robin Petty Wampler; mother, Autumn Palmer Wampler of Sellersburg; brother, Gary Wampler of Jeffersonville; three sisters, Sue Waggoner of Sellersburg, Debbie Wampler of Jeffersonville, and Linda Subject of Texas.
    Services were held Tuesday, September 15 at Underwood Baptist Church with burial at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Henryville. R.D. Pyke Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.


    FRANCIS “FRANK” ANGELUS EICKHOLTZ, 62, Charlestown, died Sunday, September 14 at his residence.
    He was a member of Restoration Christian Church in Sellersburg, retired from US Airways in Louisville, and served in the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War. He also obtained an associates degree from Purdue University, was an experienced pilot, and recently fulfilled a lifelong dream, having flown to Colorado with his best friend, Mitch Newland.
    Survivors include his wife, Annemarie Bower Eickholtz; six daughters, Angela Eickholtz of Sellersburg, Alisa Lewellen of Charlestown, Andrea Chase of New Albany, Anna Eickholtz of Charlestown, and Elana Eickholtz of Charlestown; son, Anthony Eickholtz of Sellersburg; four brothers, Leonard and Raymond Eickholtz of Charlestown, Richard Eickholtz of Clayton, and Dennis Eickholtz of Sellersburg; five sisters, Rita Hamerla of Pennsylvania, Agnes Withers of Louisville, Clara Calvert of Jeffersonville, Dorothy Dunn of Crawfordsville, and Mary Shields of Greenville; seven grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, September 18 at Restoration Christian Church in Sellersburg with a private interment at Pyke Crematorium in Henryville with military honors by Sellersburg American Legion Post #204. R.D. Pyke and the Grayson Family were in charge of arrangements.
    Family requests donations to Restoration Christian Church.


    JOYCE A. HOBBS DALTON, 64, Georgetown, died Monday, September 15 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
    She was a native of Warfield, Kentucky and was formerly employed with the old Ben Snyders, Dillards, and most recently with Davis Oil Company. She was a member of the Charlestown Rd. Church of Christ in New Albany.
    Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Lucian W. Dalton Jr.; three daughters, Sonja J. Dalton of Chicago, Illinois, Stephanie S. Wilder of New Albany, and Gretchen J. McCormack of Bloomington; two sisters, Zella White of Charleston, West Virginia and Ramona White of Chula Vista, California; brother, Roger Hobbs of Warfield, Kentucky and seven grandchildren.
    Services will be held Saturday, September 27 at Kraft Funeral Service Charlestown Rd. Chapel. The family has chosen cremation.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.


    DANAE ANN MCCONNELL, 16, Floyds Knobs, died Saturday, September 13.
    Graveside services were held Friday, September 19 at Chapel Hill Cemetery. Seabrook-Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.


    SYLVIA C. PAMPLIN, 97, Georgetown, died Tuesday, September 16.
    Services were held Thursday, September 18 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.


    DOROTHY TROUB, 75, Sellersburg, died Saturday, September 13 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    Services were held Thursday, September 18 at Garr Funeral Home with interment at the Sellersburg Cemetery.


    ROBERT DANIEL “BUTCH” LAW, 62, Greenville, died Sunday, September 14 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
    He was a retired member of the Greenville Fire Department, a member of the Greenville Masonic Lodge #416, a member of the Triple “G” Gun Club, and a member of the Hi-Caliber Sportsman’s Club. He retired from International Harvester, Colgate Palmolive, and was a retired member of Millwright Union Local 1031.
    Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Patricia Ann “Pat” Ponte; two sons, Robert Kevin Law of Salem and Frank J. Law of Corydon; daughter, Lisa Ann Taylor of Salem; daughter-in-law, Julie Law; two sisters, Ruth Sullivan of Pekin and Betty Pecore of Fern Creek, Kentucky, and six grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, September 19 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.


    DOROTHY REED VOYLES, 79, Salem, died Thursday, September 18 at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
    She was a retired employee of B.F. Goodrich and a member of Southern Hills Church.
    Survivors include a daughter, Joyce L. Temple of Salem; three brothers, Paul Reed and Squire Reed Jr. both of Manchester, Kentucky, and Earl Reed of Tyner, Kentucky; sister, Alma Jean Doyle of Salem; grandson, Jason Temple of Salem and two great-grandsons, Kaden and Brody Temple both of Salem.
    Services were held Sunday, September 21 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial to follow will be private at Martinsburg Cemetery.


    PATRICIA J. “PAT” COMBS PARKEY, 62, New Albany, died Wednesday, September 17 at Green Valley Care Center.
    She was a 1963 graduate of Corydon Central High School and was retired from Welch Builders in Middletown, Kentucky.
    Survivors include her husband of 14 years, William H. Parkey of New Albany; two daughters, Robin Bays of Corydon and Shelly Woodrome of New Albany; son, Christopher Stewart of New Albany; step-daughter, Patti Parkey of Louisville; two sisters, Mary Alice Burton of Georgetown and Dorothy Shireman of Jeffersonville; three grandchildren and two aunts.
    Services were held Saturday, September 20 in the Paul F. Kraft, Sr. Memorial Chapel at Generations Funeral Home.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.


    NICEY R. LEWIS, 74, formerly of Charlestown, died Thursday, September 18 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
    She was a homemaker and a member of the Charlestown Full Gospel Church.
    Survivors include a son, Jeffrey Allen Brison of Clarksville; two daughters, Chandra Lane Saettel of Charlestown and Gina Ann Evans of Jeffersonville; two brothers, Bill Rouse of Rocky Mount, North Carolina and Tom R. Rouse of Ft. Worth, Texas; eight grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, September 20 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.


    MILES C. SPOONER, 51, formerly of Charlestown, died Tuesday, September 16 at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne.
    He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Warsaw, Knights of Columbus is Jeffersonville, V.F.W. & American Legion in Jeffersonville and Charlestown, was employed by R.R. Donnelley & Sons, and was a U.S. Army veteran.
    Survivors include his wife, Linda Spooner of Warsaw; daughter, Courtney Spooner of Warsaw; three sons, Corry Spooner of Warsaw,
   Gabe Tucker of Jeffersonville, and Griffin Tucker of Warsaw; sister, Brenda Mills of Charlestown; brother, Robert Price of Jeffersonville and three grandchildren.
    Services were held Tuesday, September 23 at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel in Warsaw with burial in Oakwood Cemetery in Warsaw, with military rites by American Legion Post #49 and V.F.W. #1126.


    CATHERINE “SISSY” ALINE HUGHES, 75, Henryville, died Thursday, September 18 at her residence.
    She was a member of Sovereign Grace Baptist Church in Scottsburg and was retired from Pillsbury.
    Survivors include two daughters, Cathy Donahoe and Linda Taylor both of Henryville; five sons, Billy, Jesse, Mike, and Paul Hughes all of Henryville, and Ronnie Hughes of Nabb; sister, Freda Hawkins of Henryville; brother, Buddy Wiseheart of Louisville; 20 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Sunday, September 21 at Memphis Christian Church in Memphis with burial at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Henryville. R.D. Pyke Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.
    Family requests donations to Hosparus of Southern Indiana, c/o P.O. Box 206 Henryville, IN 47126.


    GARLAND C. TRUEBLOOD, 89, Clarksville, died Thursday, September 18 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    He served during WWII & Korea as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, and was decorated with the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars, and a Purple Heart. He was a member of the Salem Masonic Lodge #21 F. & A.M., the Salem Chapter Order of Eastern Star #286, and was a 1939 graduate of Salem High School. He retired from Alcoa in Louisville in 1991.
    Survivors include his daughter, Mary Deel of Clarksville; stepdaughter, Diane Embry of Louisville; brother, Russell Trueblood of Alabama; sister, Bonnie Hauck of Jacksonville, Florida; two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter.
   Services were held Saturday, September 20 at Dawalt Funeral Home with interment at Highland Friends Cemetery in Salem with full military honors.


    LINDA E. ARNOLD GIBSON, 51, Floyds Knobs, died Saturday, September 13.
    She was the owner and executive director of Beacon Properties in Louisville and a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Floyds Knobs.
    Survivors include her husband, Howard Gibson; three sons, Travis Yates, Stephen Arnold, and Andrew Gibson; daughter, Rebecca Arnold; stepsons, Matthew and Eric Gibson; parents, Marvin and Jane Allen; brothers, Mark and Scott Allen; sister, Carla Redmon; two grandchildren and eight nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Wednesday, September 17 at First Southern Baptist Church in Floyds Knobs with burial at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany. Kraft Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to Wendell Foster’s Campus for Developmental Disabilities, P.O. Box 1668, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303.


    ELIZABETH RITZLER “BETTY” LINEBURG, 90, Madison, died on Friday, September 19, at Hampton Oaks Health Campus in Scottsburg.
    She was born in Chicago, Il., and attended Lake Forest College. She had lived in Madison since 1966. Memberships include Madison Presbyterian Church and the Bethany Circle of King’s Daughters Hospital. She had been a volunteer in the hospital gift shop and a past hospital board member.
    Survivors include a son, Jeffrey Lineburg of Minneapolis, Mn.; a daughter, Janet Castor of Madison; three grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
    An hour of calling is planned on Saturday, October 4, at Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison prior to the funeral service, which will be held at 2 p.m. The Rev. Elisa Owen will officiate at the service.
    Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery in Glen Ellyn, Il.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the funeral home staff to benefit the Lineburg Family Endowment Fund, King’s Daughters Hospital and Health Services Foundation or her church.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.morgan-nay.com.


    JAMES C. EVERSOLE JR., 87, Deputy, died on Thursday, September 18, at his home.
    Born in Krypton, Ky., he was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a resident of Indiana since 1939. He retired in 1989 after 42 years as an employee of the old Indiana Army Ammunition Plant in Charlestown, where he was chief of quality assurance. He worked for a short time for the U.S. Postal Service in Louisville, Ky., but spent the majority of his civil service career at the ammunition plant.
    Memberships included the Krypton Brethren Church in Kentucky. He was also a 50-year member of Schmidlapp Lodge 408 F&AM in Kent.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Ellen G. Campbell, to whom he was married for 67 years; a son, James B. Eversole of Columbus; three daughters, Carolyn J. Eversole of Hanover, Doris J. Lewis of Shelbyville, Ky., and Robin A. Baker of Nashville; a sister, Ruth V. Eversole of Hamilton, Ohio; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Sunday, September 21, at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Bob Leach officiated.
    Burial was in Bethel Baptist Cemetery in Deputy following full military graveside honors.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit King’s Daughters Home Health and Hospice in Madison.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


    FLOSSIE DENTON, 61, San Marcos, Tx., died on Monday, September 15, at San Marcos Medical Center.
    The Little York native was a homemaker and a member of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
    Survivors include four daughters, Valerie Williams, Kelly Landers, Shelly Walbert and Misty Hoffman, all of Texas; three brothers, Harold Albertson, Vern Albertson and Phillip Albertson, all of Scottsburg; four sisters, Annabell Cravens of Scottsburg, Leatha Black and Shirley Lee, both of Sale, and Annette Graff of Crothersville; and 11 grandchildren.
    Cremation has been requested.
    Burial will be in Mt. Eden Cemetery near Little York.


    JONATHAN WAYNE DIXON, 11, Austin, died on Tuesday, September 16, in Louisville, Ky.
    He was born in Greenville, N.C., and was a sixth grade student at Austin Middle School. He was a member of Underwood Baptist Church, Boys Scouts of America Pack 65 in Austin, the Discovery Club, Winners on Wheels, Win-O-Lympics and the Spinal Bifida Association. He was a student at Starlight Dance Studio in Scottsburg.
    Survivors include his parents, Joseph and Rhonda Dixon of Austin; a sister, Rachael Dixon of Austin; his grandparents, Eleanor and Pete Dixon of Wallace, N.C., Glen and Mary Hedquist of Scottsburg and Charles and Cindy Porter of Henryville; his great-grandparents, Charles and Pat Porter of Macon, Ga., and Martha Dent of Baltimore, Md.; and his great-great-grandparents, Ervin and Sally Caldwell of Scottsburg.
    The funeral service was conducted on Saturday, September 20, at Underwood Baptist Church. The Rev. Lee Gibson officiated. Burial was in Mountain Grove Cemetery in Clark County.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the Stewart Funeral Home in Scottsburg to benefit the Jonathan Dixon Fund at Underwood Baptist Church.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.stewartfuneralhome.net.


    WALTER LEO HILL JR., 53, Scottsburg, died on Monday, September 15, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
    He was born in Terre Haute and was a retired Registered Nurse and a former employee of Genesis Plastics in Scottsburg.
    Survivors include a son, Joshua Hill of Plano, Tx.; a daughter, Kristi Combs of Terre Haute; his mother, Joan Hill of Terre Haute; a brother, Dennis Hill of Terre Haute; a sister, Sharon Hill; and six grandchildren.
    A private burial service was conducted.
    Staff of the Stewart Funeral Home in Scottsburg was in charge of arrangements.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.stewartfuneralhome.net.


    EDNA PEARL COLLINGS, 85, Scottsburg, died on Tuesday, September 16, at St. Matthews Manor in Louisville, Ky.
    Born in Scottsburg, she was a resident of Scott County most of her life. She volunteered as a nurse for the U.S. Army during World War II and was also a former R.N. at Scott Memorial Hospital. She retired from nursing from the Veterans Administration Regional Medical Center in Louisville. She was a member of Fairview Christian Church near Underwood.
    Survivors include a son, David Collings of Louisville; two daughters, Frances Preyer of Knoxville, Tn., and Sarah Collings of Louisville; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
    Calling at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg was observed from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, September 19.
    The funeral service was conducted at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg on Saturday, September 20. Phil LaMaster officiated.
    Burial was in Scottsburg Cemetery.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.collinsfuneralhome.net


 

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