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Obituaries November 7, 2012 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 06 November 2012 00:00

LINDSEY LEIGH SPARKS, 27
JOHN RICHARD NEWMAN TRENTON, 68
TAYLOR NICHOLE “TAY TAY” PERRY, 8
JUDITH K. "JUDY" KELTNER, 70
JERRY NELSON EVANS, 68
DARRELL L. AKEMON, 55
TINA BLAKE, 87
DEBORAH SUE WATERS, 52
MARY KATHLEEN SAGE, 90
RALPH ANDREW MAY, 67
LENORA MARIE HALL SHEPHERD, 91
OWEN MACE ATKINS, 87
STEVEN L. MOUNT, 55
JERRY DWIGHT MATTINGLY, 60
JOSIAH ALLEN GERARDO, 4 months old
BILLY RAY DICKEY, 53
MONZELLE L. HARRIS, 83
ERMA MAY EADOR, 93
KENNETH DALE BOLING, 48
FREDA PAT HODSON, 66
JAMES “JIM” MCKNIGHT, 74
THERESA LUANN HOOD, 71
PATRICIA A. SAMMONS RAKE, 72
VIRGINIA R. SHOULTS, 76

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.


JOHN RICHARD NEWMAN TRENTON, 68, Tennessee, died Oct. 27, 2012.
He was born on February 16, 1944 in England and moved to Canada at age six. A tool and die maker by trade, he moved to the US with his position with Magna Int. He was a Queen Scout in the Boy Scouts of Canada and spent 10 years in Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment in the Canada Militia. He completed tool and die training at Westcox Peterborough Ontario Canada. He was a draftsman with Outboard Marine, the general manager of several Magna International facilities in Canada, Maryland and Iowa, plant manager of AO Smith in Milan, Tenn., sales at Karmaster Int., president of Austin Trihawk Automotive in Austin, vice president of Nipon Oil in Childersburg, Ala. and retired in 2001 as plant manager of ARJ in Jackson.
He was Sr. Warden of St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church in Humboldt and chairman of the rebuilding of the Free Will Shelter. He enjoyed horses, woodworking, traveling, cooking, singing, and spending time with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Mary and James Newman.
He is survived by his beloved wife Sandra Davis Newman; daughter Krista (Robert) Farnum of Eddyville, Iowa and son Scott (Shannon) Newman of Amhersburg Ontario Canada; brother, James Newman of Edmonton Alberta Canada; five grandchildren, Scott Jr, Paul, Danielle and Ryan of Canada and Mika of Iowa; two great grandchildren, Mikalah and Aleigha Newman.
Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, November 1, 2012 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Jackson, Tenn.
Memorials may be sent to the Saint Thomas Episcopal Church in Humboldt, Tenn.
Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home handled the arrangements.


TAYLOR NICHOLE “TAY TAY” PERRY, 8, Madison, died Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at her home.
She was born on August 23, 2004 in Madison to Pamela Sue Cline and Justin Perry. She resided all her life in Madison and attended Ryker's Ridge Elementary School.
Survivors include her parents; her sister: Morgan Perry; her brother: Brayden Perry; her maternal grandparents: James and Linda Cline of Deputy; her paternal grandparents: Gary and Shirley Perry of Scottsburg; her maternal great-grandmother: Hattie Rothert of North Vernon; her paternal great-grandmother: Fay Perry of Carrollton, Ky.; her uncles and aunts: Rob and Cheryl Ford of Dupont, Mike and Susan Cline and Cory and Cecily Perry, all of Madison; her cousins: Bryce and Justin Ford, Sam Cline and Caytlyn Perry; several great-aunts, great-uncles and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her great-grandparents: Richard Rothert, Sam and Mary Alice Cline, John Perry, Anna and Gene McPherson.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow at Lick Branch Cemetery near Deputy.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 5 to 7 pm on Friday, November 2, and from 9 am until the time of services on Saturday.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Taylor Nichole Perry Memorial Fund.


JUDITH K. "JUDY" KELTNER, 70, Salem, died Wednesday, October 31 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born Janaury 22, 1942 in Indianapolis the daughter of Halbert and Eulah Chastain Price.
She was a graduate of MacMurray College and was formerly an Architect for GE in Louisville. She was the retired owner of Keltner's Country Greenhouse. She was a member of Westview Christian Church and Circle of Love. She was a former Washington County 4-H Horse and Pony Club Leader, Fair Board Member and West Washington School Board Member.
She is survived by her husband, Charles Keltner. They were married May 5, 1968. She is also survived by three sons, Robert Keltner of Lafayette, Kevin Keltner of Pekin and Richard Keltner of Salem; a brother, Don Price of Northfield, Minn.; a sister, Sherri Price Packwood of Martinsville and nine grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:30AM at Westvie Christian Church.
Burial will follow in Mt. Tabor Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday from 4-8 p.m. at Weathers Funeral Home and Saturday from 9 a.m. until time of service at the church.


JERRY NELSON EVANS, 68, of Marysville, died Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at his home.
He was born on July 29, 1944 to Charles and Amelia (Reynolds) Evans in Scottsburg. He was a retired heavy equipment operator, and formerly attended Otisco United Methodist Church.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and his brother, Ronald Evans.
Survivors include his daughters, Christine Horsley of Marysville, and Catherine Alsept (Hagan) of Charlestown; sisters, Joyce McVicker of Sellersburg; Karen Trimble of Jeffersonville, and Sharon Holland of Marysville; grandchildren, Stacy Horsley, Brandon Horsley, Alyssa Alsept, and Logan Alsept; great-grandchild, Morgan Horsley.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 11 am at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial to follow in the Otisco Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Friday from 2pm to 7pm, and after 9am on Saturday.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


DARRELL L. AKEMON, 55, Scottsburg, died Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at Kings Daughters Hospital in Madison.
He was born March 18, 1957 in Clay County, Kentucky, the son of Euel and Irene (Davis) Akemon. He was a a graduate of Scottsburg High School Class of 1975, construction superintendent for Horizon Retail Construction in Racine, Wisconsin, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and a member of the Moose Family Center # 2324.
Survivors include a son, Derrick L. Akemon of Seymour; his parents, Euel "Buck" and Irene Akemon of Scottsburg; a brother, Donald Akemon of Scottsburg; two sisters, Nancy Akemon of Scottsburg and Beverly Mayes of Glasgow, Ky.; his grandmother, Anna Simpson of Scottsburg; five nephews and one niece and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services were Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 at Collins Funeral Home with Pastor Dan McDonald officiating. Cremation followed the funeral service with burial at a later date in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the Vienna Township V.F.D. c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


TINA BLAKE, 87, died Wednesday Oct. 31, 2012 at Providence Retirement Home.
She was born on September 16, 1925 in Whitesburg, Ky. to James and Dora Boggs Morgan.  She was a former employee of Colgate Palmolive and was a member of the Eagles, American Legion, and VFW auxiliaries in Jeffersonville.
She was preceded in death by her husband Harlan Lee Blake, brothers; Clemon Astor, Hurstle, Verlon and Venice Morgan and sister; Laveda Grider.
Survivors include her brothers; Hubert Morgan of Charlestown, Wade Morgan of Jeffersonville, sisters; Lillian Fields of New Washington and Burnell Perry Kays of Jeffersonville.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday November 3, 2012 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m to 8 p.m. on Friday and after 9 a.m. on Saturday.
Online condolences may be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


DEBORAH SUE WATERS, 52, died Thursday November 1, 2012 at her home.
She was born on July 5, 1960 in Louisville, to James E. and Sharon R Lanham Wentworth.  She was a computer programmer for Gannett Direct Marketing and a member of the Grave Christian Fellowship in Charlestown.
She was preceded in death by her father and brother Scott E. Wentworth.
She is survived by her daughters; Tiffany Wallace of Charlestown, Heather Wibbels of New Albany and her son Christopher Waters of Lexington, her mother; Sharon R. Wentworth of Marysville, brother, Michael Wentworth of Marysville and grandson Samuel Wallace.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday November 4, 2012 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in New Market Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and after 9 a.m. on Sunday.


MARY KATHLEEN SAGE, 90, a resident of the Waters of Scottsburg died Wednesday, October 31, 2012.
Born July 29, 1922 in Marion Township in Jennings County, she was the daughter of Timothy Keith and Esther (Peacock) Keith who are both deceased. She was a 1940 Crothersville High School graduate and was an employee of the U.S. Shoe Corp. for more than 20 years in the finishing room and then worked for and retired from Cummins Engine Company. Kathleen was a member of the Crothersville Christian Church and Crothersville Senior Citizens. On October 26,1940 she married Harold L. Sage who passed away on December 11, 1972.
Survivors include her son Harold Wayne (Judy) Sage of North Vernon, two granddaughters, Cindy (Jamey) Richardson of Powder Springs, Georgia, Angie (Walter) Grills of North Vernon, six grandchildren, Jake and Caroline Richardson of Powder Springs, Georgia, Nate, Spencer, Dalton, Caleb Grills all of North Vernon.
A sister Hazel Bridgewater of Scottsburg also preceded her in death.
Reverend Ralph Hillenburg will conduct funeral services at 11:00 AM on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at Adams Funeral Homes & Crematory in Crothersville, with burial to follow at Cana Cemetery.
Friends may from at 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM before the service on Saturday at Adams Funeral Homes and Crematory in Crothersville.
Memorial donations can be given to Cana Cemetery, Crothersville Senior Citizens, or Alzheimer’s Association. c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110, East Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229.
Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.


RALPH ANDREW MAY, 67, of New Washington, died Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at University of Louisville Hospital.
He was born February 7, 1945 in Clark County, the son of Lee Roy and Elvie Lois Cochran May. He was a retired Millwright from Colgate Palmolive Co. in Clarksville, and was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church, Charlestown American Legion Post Auxiliary and V.F.W. Post Auxiliary and the National Rifle Associtation.
Survivors include his sons, Troy May, Charlestown, Todd Dean, Ohio, Wayne May, Odessa, Texas and Eric May, Eufaula, Okla.; brothers, Marion Brison, Marysville, Gene Brison, New Washington and Roy May, Charlestown; sister, Edith Abbott, Lexington; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A Gathering of family and friends was held Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 from 2-8 p.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington.
Condolences to the family may be left at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


LENORA MARIE HALL SHEPHERD, 91, Hanover, died Thursday, November 1, 2012 at her home.
She was born on April 15, 1921 in Jefferson County to Walter and Hazel Burchfield Hall. She had worked for the Morgan Packing Company in Austin and at the Madison State Hospital in food service for nine years. She was a member of the Kent Homemaker's Club and New Prospect Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughters: Shirley Ann Bailey of Hanover and Betsy Eileen (Daniel) Hutchins of Clarksville; her son: Reverend Gary Shepherd of Vevay; her brother: Marvin Hall of Seymour; seven grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Robert Edward Shepherd;' her granddaughter: Tammy Rosenbaum; her great-grandson: Stephen K. Rosenbaum, II; her brothers: Maurice and Loren Hall; and her sister: Florence Louise Hall.
Graveside services will be held at 11 am on Monday, November 5, 2012 at New Bethel Cemetery near Chelsea.
Visitation takes place from 5 to 7 pm on Sunday, November 4, at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to New Prospect Church or New Bethel Cemetery.


OWEN MACE ATKINS, 87, of Scottsburg, died on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
He was born on April 25, 1925 in Scottsburg, the son of the late George C. and Minnie (Wilson) Atkins. He was married on March 19, 1948 to Hildegard (Tag) Atkins, who preceded him in death on January 10, 2010. He was a retired press operator for the old American Can Company in Austin, where he worked for 35 years, a member of the Zion United Methodist Church in Scottsburg and an U.S. Army veteran of WW II, serving in the 1st Engineer Combat Battalion.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Ellen Baldwin and Betty Jean Gilstrap.
Survivors include three daughters, Leonie Marie Atkins-Rose and her husband Joseph of Mt.Pleasant, Michigan, Stella Atkins-Amick of Scottsburg and Heidi Atkins of Gardner, Kansas; a brother, Delmar Atkins of Cape Coral, Florida; a sister, Inez Watterson of Lexington; three grandchildren, Craig Amick and his wife Frances, Karen Amick-Lee and her husband Dan and Michael Rose and his wife Trisha and nine great-grandchildren, Landon and Braden Amick, Benjamin, Eric, Adam and Lauren Lee, Penelope, Franklin and Theodore Rose.
Funeral services were Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at Collins Funeral Home with Pastor Gary Satterly officiating.
Interment at Scottsburg Cemetery followed.
Memorial sontributions may be made to Phi Beta Psi Cancer Research c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, Indiana.
Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


STEVEN L. MOUNT, 55, of Wright City, Missouri, formerly of Scottsburg, died on Monday, October 29, 2012 at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. from injuries he received in an automobile accident on August 9, 2012.
He was born August 8, 1957 in Louisville, to the late Phyllis (Wells) Thompson and Mountie Mount. He was a graduate of Scottsburg High School Class of 1975, a 20 year employee of MEMC Electronic Materials in St. Peters, Mo., a member of the Sulphur Lick Baptist Church in Troy, Mo.
He was preceded in death by his mother and stepfather, Phyllis and Kermit Thompson and a brother, Michael Mount.
Survivors include his father and stepmother, Mountie and Jeannette Mount of Scottsburg; fiancée, Angela Duff of Wright City, Mo.; two daughters, Amber Poole (Dennis) of Moscow Mills, Mo. and Shelby Mount of Troy, Mo.; a son, Josh Mount (Jennifer) of Moscow Mills, Mo.; a stepbrother, Matt Murray (Katie) of Sellersburg and six grandchildren, Starla, Chad, Jayla and Jezeca Poole,and Joshua Michael and Riley Mount.
A Memorial Service will be held at 3 pm Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Friends may visit Steve's family after 1 PM Saturday.
Cremation was requested and private burial will be in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


JERRY DWIGHT MATTINGLY, 60, Charlestown died Friday, November 2, 2012 at University of Louisville Hospital.
He was born on May 14, 1952 in Marion County, Ky. to Joseph B. and Evelyn Smothers Mattingly and was a concrete finisher.
Survivors include his daughters, Julia and Courtney Mattingly, brothers; Howard Mattingly of Bradfordsville, Ky. and Dexter Mattingly of Danville, Ky., sisters; Brenda Cochran of Liberty, Ky., Jean Elliott of Charlestown, Ruby Colvin of Campbellsville, Ky. and Sheila Mattingly of Bradsfordville, Ky. and one grandchild.
No services are scheduled at this time.
Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown is in charge of arrangements.


JOSIAH ALLEN GERARDO, 4 months old, died November 3, 2012 at his residence.
He was born on June 27, 2012 in Scottsburg.
He is survived by his father, Mario Gerardo of Indianapolis; mother, Jaela M. Brough of Salem; Foster grandmother, Belinda Sons of Salem.
He was preceded in death by two paternal grandparents and one maternal grandmother.
A Graveside service was held Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 at Crown Hill Cemetery. Brother Rodney Wineinger officiated.
Online expressions may be left at www.hughestaylor.net


BILLY RAY DICKEY, 53, Nabb died Saturday at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
He was born on April 29, 1959 in Louisville, KY to Floyd and Marie Dickey and was an employee for IDX in Jeffersonville where he worked in distribution.
He is survived by his sons; Chris Dickey (Jessica) of Nabb, and Doug Dickey (Winda) of Queens, N.Y., daughter; Amy Kligman (Misha) of Kansas City, Mo., father; Floyd Dickey of San Antonio, Texas, brothers; Jerry Dickey (Brenda) of New Washington and Mike Dickey (Lisa) of Charlestown; sisters, Joyce Bower (Chuck) and JoAnn Smith (Marvin) both of Nabb and Janice Embry (James) of Charlestown; grandchildren, Rayleigh, Cy and Allen Dickey, nieces and nephews; Adam Dickey, Michael Dickey, Hallie Ennis, Carol Bower, Larry Bower, Michelle Morris, Floyd Smith, Angela Crace, Victoria, Tanner and Katie Embry and many great nieces and nephews and family and friends that he cared for.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday Nov. 7, 2012 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be after 9 a.m. on Wednesday.
Online condolences may be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


MONZELLE L. HARRIS, 83, Pekin, died Friday, November 2, 2012 at the University of Louisville Hospital.
She was born on October 14, 1929 in New Albany to James Roy and Carrie Gretchen McClure. She was a retired employee of Borden Cabinet Factory, Williams Nursing Home and McClure's Restaurant. She was a Jehovah's Witness.
Survivors include her sons: James M. Ruckman of Greentown, Ind., Joseph M. Ruckman of Sharpsville, Ind. and Jack M. Ruckman of Pekin; her daughters: Tina Crady and Kitty Barger, both of Pekin; her step-son: John Ruckman of Kokomo, Ind.; her sister: Lahama Keith of New Albany ; 16 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 3 pm on Monday, November 5, 2012 at Weathers Funeral Home. Cremation will follow.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 1 to 3 pm on Monday.


ERMA MAY EADOR, 93, Lexington, died Saturday, November 3, 2012 at King's Daughters' Hospital.
She was born on January 26, 1919 in Jefferson County to Charles Edward and Bertha May Eldridge Bruther. She was a homemaker and a member of Coffee Creek Christian Church in Paris Crossing.
Survivors include her daughters: Juanita Campbell of Lexington, Patsy (Wilbur) Long of North Vernon and Peggy Conner of Chattanooga, Tenn.; her grandchildren: David Long of Butlerville, Ind., Charlene Burton of North Vernon, John Beverly of Baltimore, Md., Brenda Scott of Jacksonville, N.C., Melinda Lyon of Shirley, Ind., Melissa Shelton of Madison and Steve Campbell of Lexington; 16 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Woodrow R. Eador; her brothers: Ernest and Louie Bruther; and her sisters: Goldie Jones, Evelyn Wilson and Dorothy Wingham.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Coffee Creek Christian Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm on Monday, November 5.
Memorial contributions may be made to Coffee Creek Christian Church.


KENNETH DALE BOLING, 48, New Washington, died Saturday, November 3, 2012 at his home.
He was born on February 20, 1964 in Clark County to Albert and Dorris Nash Boling.
Survivors include his son: Thomas Taflinger of New Washington; his daughters: Erica Harbin and Amanda Taflinger, both of Charlestown; his brother: James Boling of New Washington; his sisters: Carolyn Brison of Jeffersonville, Judy Beclor and Anita Sinclair, both of Charlestown, and Sharon Roberts of Otisco.
Memorial services will be held Thursday, November 8, 2012 at Grayson Funeral Home.
Visitation will take place from 5 pm until the time of services on Thursday.


FREDA PAT HODSON, 66, Austin, died Saturday, November 3, 2012 at her residence.
She was born on August 29, 1946 in Hazard, Ky. to the late Ernest and Christine Frances Baker. She was retired from the Waffle House in Scottsburg where she was employed for 23 years. She was a member of the Church of the New Covenant in Austin.
Survivors include her daughters: Tina (Robert) Rice, Melinda (Doug) Carver and Eva (Lindsey) Hopkins all of Austin; her brothers: Fred,   Ronnie and Kenny Baker, all of Scottsburg, Jerry Baker of Medora and Rick Baker of Austin;her sisters: Eva Campbell of Scottsburg and  Karen Wingard of Seymour; 11 grandchildren and and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm on Tuesday and from 9 am until the time of services on Wednesday.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


JAMES “JIM” MCKNIGHT, 74, Austin, died Sunday, November 4, 2012 at the Waters of Scottsburg.
He was born on August 8, 1938 in Indianapolis. He was a retired maintenance employee for the City of Indianapolis.
Survivors include his wife: Sally L. Jones McKnight; his sons: Jeffery and Dale McKnight, both of Indianapolis; his step-sons: Timothy Lambert of Anderson, Ind. and Michael White of Austin; his step-daughters: Lisa Tanner and Tina LaFollette, both of Austin, and Deanna Miller of Camden, Ind.; his brothers: Richard and Charles McKnight, both of Indianapolis; and several grandchildren.
Cremation was requested and services will be held privately.
Arrangements were entrusted to Collins Funeral Home.


THERESA LUANN HOOD, 71, Salem, died Sunday, November 4, 2012 at St. Vincent's Hospital.
She was born on October 17, 1941 in Texas to Curtis and Elma Holland Hood. She was a member of the Nazarene Church in Big Springs, Tex.
Survivors include her son: Joey Van Mauldin of Salem; her daughter: Debra Mauldin of Parker, Kan.; her brother: Larry Hood of Whitney, Tex.; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held in Texas at a later date.


PATRICIA A. SAMMONS RAKE, 72, Starlight, died Sunday, November 4, 2012.
She was employed as a hostess at the Joe Huber Family Restaurant and a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Starlight.
Survivors include her sisters: Lona (Jim)Parr, Betty Dooley, Nancy (Denny) Doutaz, and Tammie (Mike) Vitt; her brother: Dan (Vickie) Sammons; her step-children: Diane (Larry) Martin , Terri (Gene) Sprigler, Marilyn (John) Rowan, Mark (Cheryl) Rake, and Paula (Greg) Andres; 17 step-grandchildren, 13 step-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband: Edward Rake.
A funeral mass will be held at 11 am on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 2 to 8 pm on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Newcomer Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Baptist Church or the American Stroke Association.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.


VIRGINIA R. SHOULTS, 76, Campbellsburg died Monday, November 5 at her home.
She was born February 10, 1936 in Sparksville, the daughter of Roy "Whitey" and Beulah Mae Brown Crane.  She was a retired cook for West Washington School Corporation.  She was a member of Mt. Carmel Christian Church in Campbellsburg.
She is survived by her husband Dwight Shoults.  They were married June 30, 1954.  She is also survived by two sons, Eddie Shoults (Janet) of Campbellsburg and Tony Shoults (Jenny) of Orleans; a daughter, Cindy L. Hudman (Ted) of Pekin; two brothers, Dale Crane (Mary Sue) and David Crane (Linda) both of Salem; two sisters, Mary Cooper of Mt. Vernon, Ind. and Barbara Lee (Jack) of St. Charles, Illinois, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Mt. Carmel Christian Church.
Burial will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at Weathers Funeral Home and Thursday from 10 a.m. until time of service at the church.


 

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