HENRY HELTON, 74
WAYNE SHELTON, 58
LOUELLA MARGARET ADAMS KESSLER, 92
ALENE MILDRED WILLIAMS, 72
BARBARA N. COMER, 70
LESTER I. SANDS, 92
DEAN ALLEN BUCHANAN, 48
JANIE L. DAVIS, 70
MARGARET JOHNSON, 103
MARK ALAN VOZZO, 53
MARK “HANK” BURCHEL, 53
DEAN ALLAN BUCHANAN, 48
SHARON K. IRISH, 52
GARNETTA M. KIESLER GESWEIN, 90
LLOYD CHRISTIE, 66
CECIL JUSTUS, JR., 82
NANCY ANN TAYLOR-NOLTING, 90
HERBERT RONALD STEWART, SR., 84
KIMBERLY JO ROYALTY
LINDSEY LEIGH SPARKS, 27
HENRY HELTON, 74, of Austin, died Sunday, October 21, 2012 at Hampton Oaks, Scottsburg.
He was born November 26, 1937 in Buckhorn, Ky., and was the son of the late Robert Helton and Cora (Gross) Helton.
He married Lizzie (Gross) Helton, on October 17, 1959 who survives.
He was retired from The Scott Co. State Bank Scottsburg, Indiana and a Army Veteran.
Survivors include his daughters, Connie (Larry) Haven, Scottsburg, Ada Deaton, Austin; a son, Mike (Rebecca) Helton, Scottsburg; a brother, John (Shirley) Helton, Salem, Mo., six grandchildren, Brittany (Keith) Menkedick, Julie Haven, Amy(Bryan) Burns,Jerica Helton,Tyler Fields and Jayla Helton.
Funeral Services will be at 2:00 pm on Friday, October 26, 2012 at Buchanan Funeral Home with Rev. Don Watts officiating.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Thursday and after 9 am Friday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Burial will be in the New Providence Cemetery Austin, Indiana.
Memorials can be given to The Hampton Oaks Activity Fund c/o the Funeral Home.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
WAYNE SHELTON, 58, of Lexington, died Monday, October 22, 2012 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was born April 27, 1954 in Hamilton, Ohio the son of Lena Canter Shelton and the late Robert Shelton, Sr. He married Katie Dunham on September 16, 1973, at the Lancaster Baptist Church in Lancaster, Indiana. She survives. He was a self-employed brick layer for over 20 years until 2012. He also was a life-long cutter and seller of firewood for a living. He was a member of NRA (National Rifle Association) and Scott County Sheriffs Association. He enjoyed being outdoors, gardening, farming and playing corn hole.
He is survived by his wife, Katie Shelton of Lexington; his mother, Lena Shelton of North Vernon; two daughters, Tanya (Brian) Horton of North Vernon; Angela (Tim) Philpot of Lexington; three brothers, Ronnie Shelton of North Vernon, Ricky Shelton and Doug Shelton both of Hinton, Okla.; five sisters, Donna (Alan) Dunham and Rosetta Eversole both of North Vernon, Bonnie Lucas of Medora, Joyce (Milton) Clark of Deputy and Shirley (Jeff) Johnson of Paris Crossing; eight grandchildren, Ashley Horton, Brandon Horton, and Madison Horton all of North Vernon, Joshua Philpot, Timothy Philpot, Jonathon Philpot, Alexander Philpot and Natosha Philpot all of Lexington, Indiana and one great-grandchild, Alexis Hughes of North Vernon.
Funeral Service will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon, with the Rev. Thomas Horton officiating. Friends may call at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services on Friday, October 26, 2012 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Burial will be in the Pisgah Methodist Church Cemetery in Jefferson County, Indiana.
Memorials may be made through the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home to Riley Hospital for Children.
You are invited to leave the message of condolence to the family at www.dovesharprudicel.com and visit us on facebook.
LOUELLA MARGARET ADAMS KESSLER, 92, of Hanover, died Sunday, October 21, 2012 at her home near Hanover.
She was born August 25, 1920, in Jefferson County, the daughter of Newton Adams & Lottie Nighbert Adams. She was a 1939 graduate of Hanover High School. Louella was united in marriage on December 21, 1940 in Bedford, Kentucky to Vernon Willis Kessler. She retired from the Southwestern School Corporation where she had worked in the cafeteria's at the elementary and high schools for 18 years.
She is survived by two daughters, Lisa Pennington & her husband, Raymond of Madison, Linda Hendricks of Hanover; two sons, William Kessler & his wife, Soni of Madison, Keith Kessler & his wife, Stella of Hanover; his sisters: Evelyn Handlon and Waunita Weber both of Hanover; three brothers, Melvin Adams & his wife, Linda of Hanover, Willard Adams & his wife, Virginia of Hanover, Clifford Adams & his wife, Carolyn of New Washington, Robert Adams of Hanover; her grandchildren, Cheryl, Patricia, Brian, Karen, Barbara, Darren, Melissa, Travis & Tabi; 15 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews & other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Newton & Lottie Nighbert Adams; her husband, Vernon Willis Kessler died, April 22, 1989; her son, Eldon Ray "Red" Kessler died, Nov. 3, 2008; her daughter in law, Carolyn Davis Kessler died, December 11, 2000; her brothers, Luther, Albert, Floyd & Elbert Adams; her sister, Viola Turner; her grandchildren, Gregory Alan Kessler died, June 5, 2010; Ben Hamel died, Jan. 8, 2011; Sharon Hendricks; her great grandchildren, Cody Ray Bunten died, Feb. 3, 2009; Dakota McFadden.
Funeral services will be Thursday, October 25, 2012, 1:00 p.m., Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
Interment will be Greenbriar Cemetery, Hanover.
Visitation will be Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until time of the service at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
The family requests memorials in memory of Louella to the American Cancer Society or American Heart Association, contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
ALENE MILDRED WILLIAMS, 72 of Sellersburg, died Sunday, October 21, 2012 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born on June 20, 1940 to Homer and Ethel (Deere) Bryson in Clark County.
Survivors include her son, Jamie Hutchinson (Melissa) of Sellersburg; daughters, Susan Haulk of Jeffersonville, and Sandra Harbin of Charlestown; sisters, Joyce Ward of Charlestown, Donna Burns of Borden, Violet Darnell of Fairborn, Ohio, and Lisa Colbert of Arlington, Texas; brothers, Paul Brison of Jeffersonville, Pat Brison of New Washington, Bud Brison of Charlestown, Gene Brison of Marysville and Dave Brison of Charlestown; grandchildren, Jordan Hutchinson, Brianna Hutchinson, Jennifer Cravens, David Haulk and Brandy.
Memorial service will be held on Friday, October 26, 2012 at 7pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Visitation will begin on Friday after 6pm.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com
BEA BURCHEL, Louisville, passed away last week in her Highlands home.
She graduated from Henry High School in 1960.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Alpha Burchel: two brothers, Gene and Roy Burchel; two sisters, Helen Varnell and Mary Brown; and son, Joseph Hunt Beliles.
She is survived by two sisters, Grace (Dave) Dunlevy, Dunnellon, Fla. and Betty (Gene Allsmiller) Louisville; brother, Charlie (Nancy) Burchel, Salem; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held at Owen Funeral Home-Jeffersontown, Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 2:00PM.
BARBARA N. COMER, 70 of Scottsburg, died on Thursday, October 25, 2012 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
She was born on November 12, 1941 in Austin, the daughter of the late Robert Z. and Lorraine Anne (Sickman) Lytle. She was a graduate of Scottsburg High School Class of 1959, a former Tudor for Scott County School District # 2, a former employee of Walmart and the old Ratel Corp. all in Scottsburg.
She was a member of the Scottsburg United Methodist Church, a former member of the Scottsburg Beautification Commitee and a volunteer for Kids First and also enjoyed square dancing, motorcycling and camping.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry W. Comer on Aug. 7, 2012 and a grandson, Dustin Lee Jones on Nov. 10, 2007.
Survivors include her daughter, Cindy Jones and her husband Terry of Scottsburg; two sons, Jay Comer and his wife Julie of Columbus, Indiana and Shawn Comer of Scottsburg, Indiana; four brothers, Ronnie Lytle and his wife Marie of Scottsburg, Phil Lytle and his wife Patty of North Vernon, Mike Lytle and his wife Lisa of Lexington and Jeff Lytle of Austin; two sisters, Roberta Dean and her husband Greg of Austin and Lisa Thomas and her husband Larry of Scottsburg and two grandchildren, Derek Jones and Tyler Comer.
Funeral services will be at 11 am Saturday at Collins Funeral Home with Phil LaMaster officiating.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 pm Friday and after 9 am Saturday.
Interment will be at Bethel Baptist Cemetery in Leota.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bethel Cemetery or Bethel Kitchen Fund c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
LESTER I. SANDS, 92, of Whiteland died October 24, 2012.
He was born October 1, 1920 to the late James and Margaret (Guynn) Sands. He worked as a Printer for the Indiana Freemasons for over 40 years. He was a lifetime member of International Order of Odd Fellows. Past Worshipful Master and Worshipful Patron of the “Jubilee” Masonic Lodge#746 in Whiteland, where he helped in the construction of the building. A lifetime member of the Scottish Rite Temple and a former member of the Greenwood First Baptist Church.
Survivors include; three daughters, Carolyn Duncan, Irene (Roy King) Jordan, and Marcia (Michael) Venne, a brother Robert Sands, a sister Mary Louise Wohler; 12 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife Elnora Meadors, a son Ernest Sands; two brothers, two grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Monday October 29, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Greenwood. Friends may call from 4:00 – 8:00 PM on Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or The American Diabetes Association.
On-line condolences can be left at www.forestlawncemetery-fh.com
DEAN ALLEN BUCHANAN, 48, of Scottsburg died Friday, October 26, 2011 at Hospice Inpatient Unit in Louisville.
He was born August 5, 1964 in Salem the son of Donald R. and Geneva J. Lewis Buchanan. He was an employee of Tri-Hawk Automotive in Austin.
He is survived by two daughters, Tina Buchanan of Scottsburg and Jessi Buchanan of Brandenburg, Ky., two brothers, Donald R. Buchanan Jr. of Campbellsburg and Danny Dale Buchanan of Salem, a sister, Donna Byers of Scottsburg, and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Dwayne Lee Buchanan and his parents.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Weathers Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in Old Union Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 4-8 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m.-time of service.
JANIE L. DAVIS, 70, of Crothersville, died unexpectedly Thursday morning, October 25, 2012 at her home.
She was born July 18, 1942 in Scottsburg, the daughter of Lonnie and Mona (Sandlin) Fields who are both deceased. On July 16, 1960 at the Austin Christian Church she married William Clyde Davis who survives in Crothersville.
She was a 1960 Austin High School graduate, a former employee of the Crothersville Schools working in the Elementary Office as a Secretary. She was a member of Austin Christian Church and Phi Beta Psi Sorority in Crothersville.
Survivors include her husband, William Clyde Davis of Crothersville, two children, Anita Kay (Scott E.) Ude of Crothersville, William A. (Melanie) Davis of Crothersville, two grandchildren, Jessica R. Luedeman of Crothersville, Taylor Davis of Crothersville, one great grandson, Jude Scott Howard of Crothersville, a brother Eddie Fields of Madisonville.
Rev. Ralph Hillenburg will conduct funeral services at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 29, 2012 at Adams Funeral Homes & Crematory in Crothersville with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.
Friends may call from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday October 28, 2012 and after 9 a.m. on Monday at Adams Funeral Homes & Crematory in Crothersville.
Memorial donations may be given to the American Cancer Society or United Way c/o Adams Funeral Homes & Crematory, 110 E Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.
MARGARET JOHNSON, 103, of Lexington, formerly of Charlestown, died Sunday, October 28, 2012 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
She was born August 12, 1909 in Charlestown, the daughter of Wilbur E. and Virgie S. Crum Mitchell. She was a Business Woman operating Motels and Restaurants a member of the Charlestown First United Methodist Church and D.A.R. Greentree Tavern Chapter.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Howard Johnson; sisters, Esther Kesler and Grace Hill.
Survivors include her daughter, Connie Kenninger(Robert), Lexington; grandchildren, Sheila Kenninger, Lisa Pitzer(Bob) and Tricia Kenninger and Barry and great-grandchildren, Shelby, Sydney, Aaron and Nicole.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 30, 2011 the Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday after 10:00 A.M. until time of service.
Condolences to the family may be left at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.
MARK ALAN VOZZO, 53, of Clarksville, died Tuesday at his home.
He was born August 5, 1959 to Joseph D. and Iris Vozzo in Louisville, Kentucky. He had worked for High Powered Technical Network in Louisville.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Debbie Atherton, daughters: Michelle Stradtner and Julia Appleby; a son, Michael Appleby; a brother, Joseph Anthony Vozzo; sisters, Tina Dossey, Theresa Ford and Sherry Moody.
Visitation will be held Friday, Nov. 2 from 4:00 P.M. til 8:00 P.M at Spring Valley Funeral & Cremation Services, 1217 East Spring Street, New Albany.
MARK “HANK” BURCHEL, 53, of Toney, Alabama and formerly of Charlestown, died Thursday, October 25, 2012 at his home in Alabama.
He was born April 5, 1959 in Jeffersonville, the son of Gene and Eloise Burchel.
Survivors include his sons, Jordan Burchel of Clarksville and Jakob Burchel of Marysville; daughter, Ashleigh Caveness Smith of Atlanta, GA; brothers, Mike Burchel of Marysville and Rick Burchel of Anderson.
Memorial services will be held at 7:00 P.M Monday, October 29, 2012 at the Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown. Visitation will begin at 6:00 P.M. Monday until time of service.
Condolences to the family may be left at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.
DEAN ALLAN BUCHANAN, 48, Scottsburg, died Friday, October 26, 2012 at Hospice Inpatient Unit in Louisville.
He was born on August 5, 1964 in Salem to Donald R., Sr. and Geneva J. Lewis Buchanan. He was an employee of Tri-Hawk Automotive in Austin.
Survivors include his daughters: Tina Buchanan of Scottsburg and Jessi Buchanan of Brandenburg, Ky.; his brothers: Donald R. Buchanan, Jr. of Campbellsburg and Danny Dale Buchanan of Salem; his sister: Donna Byers of Scottsburg; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother: Dwayne Lee Buchanan.
Funeral services were held Monday, October 29, 2012 at Weathers Funeral Home in Salem. Burial followed in Old Union Cemetery.
SHARON K. IRISH, 52, died Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at Norton Hospital.
She was born in Louisville to William D., Sr. and Iris May Irish. She was an accountant for McCann-Erickson for many years and a member of Southeast Christian Church's Indiana Campus, where she worked in the nursery.
Survivors include her husband: Patrick Schneidtmiller; her sons: Troy (Missy) and Justin (Adella) Gadlage, and Cory Schneidtmiller; her brothers: William D. (Julie), Jr. and Ted Allen (Teresa) Irish; her brothers-in-law: William R. (Denise) and Mark (Donna) Schneidtmiller; her sister-in-law: Dorothy (Kevin) Rabson; and her grandchildren: Jesse, Zachary, Kaleigh, Christian and Caleb.
A celebration of life was held Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Resthaven in Louisville. Burial followed at Resthaven Memorial Park.
GARNETTA M. KIESLER GESWEIN, 90, Palmyra, died Thursday, October 25, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was past President of the ST. Ann's Society, past Women's Leader of the Floyd County Farm Bureau, Inc., and a member of the Women's Auxiliary of the American Legion #28 in New Albany. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Bradford.
Survivors include her sons: Gary (Jean) and Gordon (Diane) Geswein, both of Palmyra, Glenn and Greg Geswein, both of New Albany; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband: George C. Geswein.
Funeral services were held on Monday, October 29, 2012 at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Burial followed in St. Michael's Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the building fund of St. Michael's Catholic Church.
LLOYD CHRISTIE, 66, of Scottsburg, died Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Hickory Creek Nursing Home in Scottsburg.
He was born September 27, 1946 in Scott County, the son of the late Erby Christie and Helen (Vest) Gardner. He was a graduate of Scottsburg High School, Class of 1964 and on March 30, 1967 married Sandra (Haney) Christie. He retired from Cummins Engine Company in Seymour in 2008 after 24 years of service, was a member of the First Christian Church in Scottsburg and served his country in the Indiana National Guard for 6 years.
Survivors include his wife, Sandy (Haney) Christie; two sons: David Christie of Scottsburg and Nathan Christie of Jeffersonville; two daughters: Lori Christie of Scottsburg and Lindsay Christie of Evansville; a sister, Sue Christie-Terando of Indianapolis; a brother, Norman Gardner of Scottsburg and three granddaughters, Brooke Wilson, Payton Christie and Khloe Christie.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Otcober 30, 2012 at Collins Funeral Home with Bro. Joe Smith officiating. Interment in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.collinsfuneralhome.net
CECIL JUSTUS, JR., 82, Scottsburg, died on Monday, October 29, 2012 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was born on June 11, 1930 in Gambill, Ind., the son of the late Cecil Justus Sr. and Cressie Alice (Fines) Justus. He married Norma L. Corbin on March 29, 1952. He was a retired block operator for Conrail Railroad, where he worked for 34 years, a member of the First Christian Church in Scottsburg, where he served as a former Deacon and Elder and a U.S. Marine Corp. veteran of the Korean War.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Harley Justus and a sister, Janet Henico.
Survivors include his wife, Norma L. Justus; a son, Kim Lee Justus and his wife Becky of Scottsburg; a daughter, Tracee A. Lamb and her husband Lynn of Scottsburg; a brother, Willis Justus of Mooresville; a sister, Laura Fulk of Worthington, Ind.; two grandchildren, Amber Hill and Jacob Justus and three great-grandchildren, Jordan Meadow, Raygan and Kennedy Justus.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Thursday at Collins Funeral Home with Dr. Tom Mobley officiating.
Visitation is from 4-8 pm Wednesday and after 9 am Thursday.
Interment will be in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Research Foundation or Scott County Relay for Life c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
NANCY ANN TAYLOR-NOLTING, 90, Scottsburg, died on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at her residence.
She was born on March 9, 1922 in Krypton, Ky., the daughter of the late Clark and Sarah Jane (Fields) Campbell. She was an employee of the old Muscatatuck State Hospital in Butlerville, Ind., retiring in 1987 after 21 years of service, a member of the American Martyrs Catholic Church in Scottsburg, the Senior Citizens Center and the Smiling Seniors both of Jennings County, the Retired Indiana Public Employees Association and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 2021 in North Vernon.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, Thomas L. Taylor.
Survivors include her husband, Marcus F. Nolting; a son, Lincoln A. Taylor and his wife Dawn of Lexington; a daughter, Nancy Yvonne Taylor of Scottsburg; three stepsons, Stanley Nolting of Forest Hill, Ind., Steve and Neil Nolting both of Elizabethtown, Ind.; five grandchildren, Johnny Lang, Martin Stickans, Ian Lang, Michelle Haas and Christopher Taylor, nine great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 10 am Wednesday, Oct. 31 at American Martyrs Catholic Church with Rev. Louis Manna officiating.
Interment will be in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Collins Funeral Home handled the local arrangements.
Online condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.
HERBERT RONALD STEWART, SR., 84, died Sunday, October, 28, 2012 at his home in Elizabeth.
He was born in Elizabeth, on September 1, 1928 the son of Roy Ellsworth and Beatrice McKinney Stewart. He was a retired dairy farmer for 38 years, a delivery man for Stockyards Farm and Dairy, a school bus driver for South Central Schools for 13 years, was awarded Honorary Assistant Basketball Coach for the South Central Rebels Girls Basketball Team, and was a lifelong Democrat. He was a member of Depauw United Methodist Church and an Army veteran of the Korean War Era and was a Purple Heart recipient. He was a member of the VFW Hobart Beach # 1693 in New Albany and of the American Legion in Elizabeth.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Ruth Dorton and one brother, Roy Stewart, Jr.
He is survived by his wife, Emma Hesson Stewart of Elizabeth; four sons, Herb Stewart (Candy) of Elizabeth, John Stewart (Angela) of Corydon, Jim Stewart (Patty) of Clarksville and Pat Stewart (Karen) of LaCrosse, Wisc.; one daughter, Cindy Emily (Pat) of Lanesville; two brothers, Gene Stewart (Lucille) of Elizabeth and David Stewart (Martha) of Louisville; four sisters, Lucille Layer and Geneva Weber (Bill) both of Elizabeth, Dorothy Burnett (Gaines) of Powder Springs, Ga. and Carol Ann Hook (Joe) of New Albany; seven grandchildren, Kimberly Stilger, Courtney Feller, Lindsay Stewart, J.J. Stewart, Nic and Cody Emily, and Aaron Stewart amd one great-grandchild, Macy Stilger.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Depauw United Methodist Church in Elizabeth. Pastor Kara Bussabarger will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held after 9 AM on Wednesday.
The family suggest memorial gifts be made to either the Wounded Warrior Project or to the Autism Society of Kentuckiana.
Pallbearers will be J. J. and Aaron Stewart, Cody, Nic and Pat Emily and Joey Stilger.
KIMBERLY JO ROYALTY, of Crothersville, died Sunday, October 28, 2012 in Hanover, at her daughter's house.
Born January 18, 1963 in Scottsburg she was the daughter of the late Joe Royalty and Quention “Pudge” (Couch) Royalty of Crothersville.
Also survived by two children, a son Nathan (Scarlet) Royalty of Crothersville, a daughter, Candice (Otis Tucker) Goens of Hanover, IN, three grandchildren, Dallan and Quentin Tucker of Hanover, Linkin Royalty of Crothersville, two sisters, Monica Royalty Semiens of Scottsburg, Connie Royalty Helt of Crothersville, six nieces and nephews, eight great nieces and nephews.
She loved being with her family and spending time with her grandbabies.
Kimberly was a 1981 Crothersville High School graduate.
Randy Satterfield will conduct funeral services at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Adams Funeral Homes and Crematory in Crothersville with burial to follow at Marion Baptist Cemetery.
Friends may call at 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at Adams Funeral Homes and Crematory in Crothersville and after 10:00 AM on Thursday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be given to the family to pay for funeral expenses c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110, East Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229.
Online condolences and a video tribute can be viewed at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.
LINDSEY LEIGH SPARKS, 27, Charlestown, died on Saturday, October 27.
Born in Clark County, she graduated from Pekin High School in 2003 and attended Indiana University Southeast and Ivy Tech to obtain political science and nursing degrees. She served as a nursing assistant at St. Catherine Regional Hospital in Charlestown.
She was preceded in death by her father, Monty W. Sparks, and her maternal grandparents, Buddy and Barbara Ashabraner.
Survivors include her mother, Kelly Ashabraner Spakrs of Salem; and a sister, Lauren Sparks, also of Salem.
Visitation at the Adams Funeral Home and Crematory in Henryville will be observed today (Wednesday) from 3 p.m. until the funeral service at 6 p.m.
Pastor Bill Berry will officiate at the funeral service.
Cremation has been requested.
Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit the family.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.