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Obituaries Sept. 26, 2012 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 18 September 2012 00:00


NORMA JEAN SMITH, 80
DELORES M. GRANT WALSTON SPAULDING CURTIS, 83
VIRGIL LEE ROBERTS, 68
CHRISTINE JONES, 96
NORMAN E. ROOP, 81
MAJORIE LOUISE GRAY JAMES, 88
FRED L. CLUNIE, 85
LOUIS NED BELLAMY, 56
JOHN JASPER TASH, JR., 90
BRANDON SEARS, infant
GAYLE L. ZARLING, 87
ELIZABETH “LIZ” RAY HUBBARD HORTON, 58
ADAM CAMPBELL, 86
RUSSELL WAYNE SULLIVAN, 48
CHESTER VERNON HARTWELL, 81
PAUL BROWN BOWLING, 36
HELEN LOIS BALL GREBE, 90
MARK EDWIN HILTON, 55
THOMAS SCOTT “TOM” KOESTER, 40

 

NORMA JEAN SMITH, 80, Salem, died Sunday, September 16, 2012 at her home.
She was born on April 12, 1932 in Salem to Ivan Weston and Estelle Graves Weston Cook. She was a retired seamstress for Louisville Manufacturing, a member of Blue River Christian Church and attended Salem United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her daughters: Gwen Hardin and Beth Lockenour, both of Salem; her granddaughters: Jennifer Hardin (Lito) Velasco of California and Lynndi (Jason Fluckey) Lockenour of St. Louis, Mo. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Lester B Smith; and her granddaughter: Kesley Lckenour.
Funeral services and burial will take place privately.
Arrangements are being handled by Newcomer Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Salem United Methodist Church.


DELORES M. GRANT WALSTON SPAULDING CURTIS, 83, New Albany, died Monday, September 17, 2012.
She was born on May 30, 1929 in Louisville to the late John R., Sr. and Edna (Kuhn) Grant. She had retired as a nurse's aid and was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Lanesville.
Survivors include her children: Jerrie Earls, Mike (Gerri) Walston, Pat (Ellen) Walston, Diane (Rock) Coddington, Karen (Nathan Johnson) McMahan, Tina (Archie) Lacey, David (Sherry) Walston, Vincent (Cindy) Walston, Tammy (Ralph) Nay, Willie (Aymie) Spaulding, and Jody (Victor) Zapata; her daughter-in-law: Dottie Spaulding; 32 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband: Glenn Curtis; her children: Leila Marie Walston Sutherland and Todd Spaulding; and her siblings: Rose Ann Kinberger, Doris Belanger and John Grant, Jr.
A funeral mass will be held at 11 am on Friday, September 21, 2012 at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 1 to 8 pm on Thursday, September 20, at Newcomer Funeral Home.


VIRGIL LEE ROBERTS, 68, Kent, died Monday, September 17, 2012 at Robley Rex Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Louisville.
He was born on October 6, 1943 in Vevay to Joe B. and Christine Reed Roberts. He had worked in maintenance and as a school bus driver for the Southwestern School Corporation, helped at Tom Meier Farm near Hanover, and retired from the Waste Water Treatment Plant of Hanover. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served during the Vietnam era.
Survivors include his wife: Rita A. Chasteen Roberts of Kent; his daughter: Dena L. (Kenny) Marshall of West Port, Ind.; his son: Brett C. (Beverly) of Deputy; his grandson: Keshaun J. Roberts; his sisters: Doris Kroger of Hanover, Bess (Sam) Cutshall of Baton Rouge, Fla.; several nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother: Dwight Roberts; his step-sister: Sandra Powell; his brother-in-law: Ron Kroger; his father-in-law and mother in law: James and Dorothy Chasteen.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in Kent Cemetery. A flag presentation ceremony will be conducted at the graveside by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm on Friday, September 21, and from 9 am until the time of services on Saturday.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, ALS Research or the Disabled American Veterans.


CHRISTINE JONES, 96, Salem, died Monday, September 17, 2012 at her residence.
She was born on December 22, 1915 in Summersville, Ky. to the late James William and Lucy Alice Milby McCubbin. She was a homemaker. She was also a member of the Greensburg Kentucky Chapter Order of Eastern Star #232, the Louisville Chapter Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem, and Mount Eden Christian Church in Little York.
Survivors include her sons: William J. Jones of Salem and George E. Jones of Seymour; her daughters: Ruth Nolan of Columbus and Rachel Skeens of Scottsburg; nine grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband: Albert L. Jones; a son and a daughter.
A graveside service will be held at 11 am on Friday, September 21, 2012 at Reddington Cemetery in Seymour.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 pm at Dawalt Funeral Home in Salem.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mount Eden Christian Church, 6991 Mount Eden Road, Scottsburg, IN 47170.


NORMAN E. ROOP, 81, Salem, died Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at St. Vincent Hospital.
He was born on May 7, 1931 in Richmond, Va. to Loren, Sr. and Grace Stanley Roop. He was a retired employee of GKN Sinter Metals and a Korean War U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife: Maysel Eilliott Roop; his son: Thomas Roop of Salem; his daughters: Normal Nelson, Melanie Packwood and Donna Hollen, all of Salem; his brothers: Roger Roop of Beaver Creek, Oh., Loren Roop Jr., Dwight, Denver and Gary Roop, all of Campbellsburg; his sister: Yvonne Myers of Circleville, Oh.; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Friday, September 21, 2012 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Hop Cemetery with military honors.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 pm on Thursday, September 20, and from 9 am until the time of services on Friday.


MAJORIE LOUISE GRAY JAMES, 88, Leslie, Mich., formerly of Scottsburg, died Monday, September 3, 2012.
She was born on August 23, 1924 in Scottsburg to the late Glen and Pearl Jonas Gray. She worked as a bookkeeper for Sears Roebuck and Co. in downtown Leslie, and she retired as one of the former owners of DeWitt Township Motel. She was a member of Leslie United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her sons: Gregory Alan and Jon Charles James; her sister: Barbara Roberts of Denton, Tex.; her brothers: Harold (Laralyn Puffer) Gray of Charlotte, Mich. and Harvey “Barbara Dane) Gray of Clermont, Fla.; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Friday, September 7, 2012 at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Leslie United Methodist Church, 401 S. Main Street, Leslie, MI 49251, or to the Capital Area Humane Society, 7095 W. Grand River Avenue, Lansing, MI 48906.


FRED L. CLUNIE, 85, Greenville, died Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born on June 6, 1927 in Crandall, Ind. to Ora and Sarah Edna Rosenbarger Clunie. He was the farm manager at Balmere Angus Farms, owned by the Jim O'Neal family. He also showed cattle and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his wife: Betty Clunie; his sons: Gary (Valarie) Clunie of Floyd Knobs, Randy (Michele) Clunie of Niota, Tenn., Jeff (Dr. Lisa) and Freddie (Heather) Clunie, both of New Salisbury, Dennis (Carla), Kevin (Cathy) and Greg (Denise) Clunie, all of Corydon; his sister: Clara Traughber of Corydon; 22 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sister: Nellie Spencer; his brother: Lawrence Clunie; and his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at Swarens Funeral Home in Ramsey. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Corydon.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 5 to 8 pm on Thursday, September 20, from 1 to 8 pm on Friday, September 21, and from 9 am until the time of services on Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.


LOUIS NED BELLAMY, 56, Deputy, died Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at King's Daughters' Hospital.
He was born on November 15, 1955 in Plymoth, Ind. to the late James and Leona Stackhouse Bellamy. He was the owner of Bellamy Cemetery Services in Deputy, an employee of Hamilton and Kettle Monuments in Madison, and an employee of Fewell Monument Company in Scottsburg. He was a member of the Madison Moose Lodge $765, supporter of the Hardy Lake Raptor Days and the Hardy Lake Rehab Center for injured Raptors.
Survivors include his wife; Judy Woodfill Bellamy; his brother: Eddie (Marbie) Bellamy of Ballston, N.Y.; his sisters: Lisa (Jack) Stogner of Gaston, S.C. and Trina (Danny) Giltner of Madison; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 7 pm on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Visitation will take place on Saturday from 5 pm until the time of services.


JOHN JASPER TASH, JR., 90, Pekin, died Friday, September 21, 2012 at Meadowview Health Care and Rehab.
He was born on January 18, 1922 in Washington County to John J, Sr. and Mattie Davis Tash. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Pekin Church of Christ.
Survivors include his sister: Mary Lou Thompson of Plymouth, Ind.; one niece and two nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Monday, September 24, 2012 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Mt. Washington Cemetery.
Visitation will take place on Monday from 11 am until the time of services.


BRANDON SEARS, infant, died Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was the son of Jonathan and Angela Banta Sears.
Survivors include his parents; his grandparents: Joe and Shirley Sears of Salem, Oral W. "Bill" and Stephanie Banta of Scottsburg; his great grandparents; Tom and Maryanna Kellams of Indianapolis, Shirley Stone of Greenfield, Ind., David and Linda Zollman of Scottsburg, Oral L. Banta of Jeffersonville, and Mary Lee Patterson of Osage, Ia.
Private graveside services were held Saturday, September 22, 2012 at New Hope Cemetery.
Collins Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kosair Children's Hospital c/o Collins Funeral Home.


GAYLE L. ZARLING, 87, Little York, died Friday, September 21, 2012 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born on November 4, 1924 near Salem to the late Volney Reid and Lena DeVoss Williams. She was a retired nurses aid for the old Williams Manor Nursing Home in Scottsburg, the former owner and operator of the old North End Market in Little York, and she worked in private homes doing in-home healthcare. She was a member of the Little York Christian Church and the old American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post #473.
Survivors include her daughters: Freeda G. (Steve) Hawn of Scottsburg, and Connie S. (Ted) Fultz of Ottawa, Ill.; her grandchildren: Valerie (Scott) Richie , Dan (Kim) Hawn , Cathy (Andy) Derwin, Emily and Laura Fultz; and five great-grandchildren: Isaiah and Kassidy Richie, Brayden and Karley Hawn and Gibson Derwin. She was preceded in death by her husband: Fred W. Zaring; her sister: Louise Smith; her brother: Hubert Williams; her granddaughter: Sara Hawn and her great grandson: Parker Derwin.
Funeral services were held Monday, September 24, 2012 at Collins Funeral Home. Burial followed in Little York Cemetery.
Collins Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the March of Dimes c/o Collins Funeral Home.


ELIZABETH “LIZ” RAY HUBBARD HORTON, 58, Nabb, died Friday, September 21, 2012 at her home.
She was born on January 18, 1954 in Madison to William and Ollie Marie Ray Blagrave. She was a L.P.N. And worked at the former Longworth Villa in Charlestown, the Scottsburg Nursing Home, and recently for Scroggins Home Health Care. She was a member of the Chelsea Church of God.
Survivors include her husband, Larry Horton; her son Larry Wayne (Amanda) Horton Jr. of Nabb; her daughter: Amy Elizabeth (Dustin) Horton-Brinson of Lexington; her sister: Besty Kathleen Hubbard (Paul) Manns of Hanover; her brother-in-law: Fred Holwager of Seymour; her grandchildren, Shellbie Lauren Horton, Brandon Tyler Horton and Alexis Marie Horton; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister: Nadeane Marie Holwager.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at Chelsea Church of God. Burial will follow in Benham Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the church after 3 pm on Monday, September 24, and from 11 am until the time of services on Tuesday.
Grayson Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.


ADAM CAMPBELL, 86, Deputy, died Saturday, September 22, 2012 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
He was born on November 26, 1925 in Perry County, Ky. to the late Walter and Eva Collins Campbell. He was the owner of Adam's Welding Shop in Deputy, was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and a attended the Solid Rock Community Church in Scottsburg.
Survivors include his wife: Eliza Jane Couch Campbell; his sons: Kenneth Campbell of Scottsburg and Bill Campbell of North Vernon; his daughter: Betty Everhard of Brownstown; his brothers: Dewey and Damon Campbell, both of Scottsburg, and Donald Campbell of Salem; his sister: Mae Campbell of Deputy; eight grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son: Daniel Campbell; his brother: Virgil Campbell; and his sisters: Evelee and Bertha Campbell.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial followed at Lick Branch Cemetery in Jefferson County.


RUSSELL WAYNE SULLIVAN, 48, Madison, died Friday, September 21, 2012 at the Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville.
He was born on August 29, 1964 in Louisville to Robert Franklin Sullivan, Sr. and Charlotte B. Ellis Hall. He worked as a bartender for various restaurants, including Belterra Resort & Casino, and also worked for several years at North American Stainless Steel in Ghent, Ky.
Survivors include his wife: Heidi M. Stephens Sullivan of Madison; his daughter: Brooklyn Taylor Sullivan (Jacob Lock), of Vevay; his sons: Senior Airman Russell W. Sullivan, II, of the U.S.A.F. stationed in Cheyenne, Wyo. and Jameson Sullivan of Madison; his step-son: Gage Owens of Madison; his step-daughter: Haley Owens of Madison; his parents; his granddaughter: Baylie Morgan Lock of Vevay; his grandmother: Edna Sullivan Perry of Madison; his brother: Brian K. (Trish) Hall of Scottsburg; his step-brother: Duane (Linda) Hall of ; his step-sisters: Donna Ferguson of Madison and Linda (Jackie) Kelley of Louisville; his mother-in-law and father-in-law: Debra and Ronald Stephens of Madison; his aunt: Martha Ann Ellis of Carrollton, Ky.; his uncle: John (Tina) Miller of Marshall, Mich.; his niece: Paige; several cousins and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his step-father: Robert B. "Bob" Hall; and his grandparents: Earl Ellis, Alice Polly Chatham, John W. "Jack" Miller, Frank Sullivan and Robert Perry.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison. A final salute will be conducted at 11:30 am by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Visitation will take place from 9 am until the time of services on Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Russell Sullivan Memorial Fund.


CHESTER VERNON HARTWELL, 81, Deputy, died Thursday, September 20, 2012 at Hanover Health & Rehab Center.
He was born on June 11, 1930 in Minonk, Ill. to the late Forrest and Mary Lowry Hartwell. He had owned and operated Hartwell Lawn Mowning Service for several years. He was also employed with Baxter Lumber Company in Deputy as a machine operator and he was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife: Grace Marie Wotring Hartwell of Deputy; his son: Charles Louis Hartwell of Deputy; his daughters: Emily Renee Mendez and Martha Eudora (Kennedy) Kapima, both of Greenwood, Ind.; and his grandchildren: Siahi Kapima and Jonah Kapima and Ruby Mendez. He was preceded in death by his parents and his son: Arthur Vernon Hartwell.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in Pisgah Cemetery near Deputy.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 5 to 8 pm on Monday, September 24, and from 12 pm until the time of services on Tuesday. A final salute will be conducted at 1:30 pm by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army Lunch Program.


PAUL BROWN BOWLING, 36, Butlerville, Ind. died Saturday, September 22, 2012 at his residence.
He was born on July 31, 1976 in Seymour to Sheila Aldridge Bowling and the late Charles Brown Bowling. He worked for a division of Lee's Corporation, Maxim Global in Shelbyville, for 17 years.
Survivors include his mother; his son: Tyler Scott Neal Bowling of North Vernon; his daughter: Miranda Jean Bowling of North Vernon; his sister: Becky Bowling of Dupont; his nephew and his niece: Levi and Hannah Petro, both of Dupont. He was preceded in death by his father; his grandparents: Howard and Nina Aldridge; and his nephew: Devon Bennett.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Dupont Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 11 am until the time of services on Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made through Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home for funeral expenses.


HELEN LOIS BALL GREBE, 90, Madison, died Saturday, September 22, 2012 at her home.
She was born on November 1921 in Trimble County, Ky. to the late Joseph and Stella Parkinson Ball. She had worked at the Court House in the Clerk's office during World War II, and later served as a bookkeeper and worked in sales for many years at the family business, Coleman Auto Parts in downtown Madison. She was a charter member of the Evening Belles Homemaker's Club and a member of North Madison Christian Church.
Survivors include her daughter: Dianne Grebe (Terry) Burch of Hanover; her son: Phillip M. Grebe of Madison; her grandson: Chris (Angie) Burch; her great-grandchildren: Mitchell (Amber) Burch, Cory and Kyle; her great-great- granddaughter: Alexandria Burch; and several step-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband: Edwin M. Grebe; and her grandson: Bradford Joseph “Brad” Burch.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow at Sprindale Cemetery in downtown Madison.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 5 to 8 pm on Wednesday, September 26, and from 1 pm until the time of services on Thursday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Southwestern High School National Honor Society Bradford J. Burch Memorial Scholarship.


MARK EDWIN HILTON, 55, Madison, died Sunday, September 23, 2012 at his home.
He was born on June 11, 1957 in Louisville to the late Billy and Patricia Colber Hilton. He had worked for Hall's Excavating Company for several years. He was a member of the NRA, the North American Hunting Association, and the Community Christian Outreach Church in Chelsea.
Survivors include his wife: Virginia Thacker Hilton of Madison; his daughter: Carolyn (Aaron) Wilson of Hanover; his granddaughters: Katie, Destiny and Angel Wilson; his sister: Pam Bentz (Terry Hopper) of Florence, Ind.; his nephew and niece: Jeremy Craig, Bobbie Medina, and Tiffany Bentz; his aunt and uncle: Gary Colber and Juanita Stratton; his mother-in-law: Betty Thacker of Madison; his brothers-in-law: Lonnie and Mark Thacker of Madison; his sister-in-law: Phyllis Thacker of Milton, Ky.; several cousins and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his grandparents: William and Mary Colber and John and Allene Hilton.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 27, 2012 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in Dupont Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 5 to 8 pm on Wednesday, September 26, and from 9 am until the time of services on Thursday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Camp MCR.


THOMAS SCOTT “TOM” KOESTER, 40, Seymour, died Friday, September 21, 2012 at Hospice of Southern Indiana Inpatient Facility in Columbus.
He was born on September 25, 1971 in Seymour to Robert James and Sharon Kay Allman Koester. He was the Director of Store Operations for Jay C Food Stores/Kroger, where he had been employed since he was sixteen.
Survivors include his wife: Michelle Kost; his daughters: Kourtland MacKenzie, Karrington MacKenly and Kensley MacKendra; his father; and his brothers: Gregory Allan (Karen) and Stephen Eric (Sandra) Koester. He was preceded in death by his mother and his infant sister: Susan Michelle.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Dudleytown. Burial will follow at Emanuel Lutheran Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at Voss Funeral Home from 2 to 8 pm on Tuesday, September 25, and at the church from 10 am until the time of services on Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the college funds of Tom's daughters.


 

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