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Obituaries November 14, 2012 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 13 November 2012 00:00

CAROLYN M. BEZY, 74
SHIRLEY ANN CREMEENS FIELDS, 72
ELIZABETH J. STACKHOUSE, 84
NAOMI L. NICHOLSON, 89
PAUL LEE CRAVENS, 49
VIRGIL A. PEAY II, 68
NADINE MAE CURETON, 71
ERNEST HOWARD HAZEL, 82
KAREN M. KRUER BOOK, 53
GEORGE KARMAN
THELMA JEAN MCINTOSH, 77
DENSIL GILES THOMAS, 55
JIM “JUNE” HOGUE, 75
JEANIE DURHAM, 78
JOHN E. EHLERS, 69
JAMES RUSSELL HILL, 54
FRED W STANDIFER, 85

CAROLYN M. BEZY, 74, Georgetown, died Sunday, November 4, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
She was born in New Albany, on May 16, 1938 the daughter of Clifford LeRoy and Effie Ellen Langley Owen. She was a homemaker and a member of Georgetown Christian Church where she was a key worker with the church food pantry.
She was preceded in death by a brother Clifford Owen, Jr. and a sister Paula Neff.
She is survived by two sons, Raymond Lewis Bezy of New Albany, Robert Wayne Bezy (Shirley) of Palmyra; one daughter, Melissa M. Compton (Stephen) of Jeffersonville; her mother, Effie Owen of Georgetown; three brothers, Fred Owen of Corydon, Doug Owen of Marengo, Chris Owen of Georgetown; two sisters, Beverly Kelly of Georgetown and Barbara Bezy of Goodyear, Ariz.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown. Rev. Roy McClain will officiate. Burial will be in Wolfe Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home in Georgetown on Wednesday from 2-8 p.m. and after 9:30 a.m. on Thursday.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to the Georgetown Christian Church Food Pantry.


SHIRLEY ANN CREMEENS FIELDS, 72, Scottsburg, died Monday, November 5, 2012 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
Born February 28, 1940 in Seymour, she was the daughter of Eugene Ernest Cremeens and Ola Mildred (Finley) Cremeens who are both deceased. She was a 1958 Crothersville High School graduate. On December 20, 1969 in Scott County, she married Gene Fields who preceded her in death on October 6, 2007. She was an employee of the former U.S. Shoe Corp. for 22 years and was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Crothersville.
Survivors include two children, a daughter, Monica Scifres of Scottsburg, a son, Kennneth Eugene Pearson of Scottsburg, three grandchildren, Makenzie Pearson, of Austin, Travis Pearson of Columbus, Jarrod Scifres of Scottsburg, four great-grandchildren, Evan Scifres of Scottsburg, Tyler Pearson, Jesse Cornett, Alenea Cornett, & Joseph Brand all of Columbus, a sister, Sharon Lou Smith of Crothersville, a brother, Jerry (Brenda) Cremeens of Norman, Ind.
Friends may call at 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at Adams Funeral Homes and Crematory in Crothersville with cremation to follow.
Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.


ELIZABETH J. STACKHOUSE, 84, Palmyra, died Sunday, November 4, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Milwaukee, Wis.
Survivors include her sons: William Stackhouse of Corydon, Hershell Stackhouse of Hot Springs, Ark., and George Stackhouse of Palmyra; her daughter: Mary Lee LaGalbo of Palmyra; her brothers: James Pokey of Saukville, Wis. and Joseph Pokey of Grafton, Wis.; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 8 pm on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Love Funeral Home.
Visitation will take place from 6 to 8 pm on Wednesday.


NAOMI L. NICHOLSON, 89, Pekin, died Sunday, November 4, 2012 at Hickory Creek Nursing Home in Scottsburg.
She was born on June 25, 1923 in Pekin to the late Oscar and Maude Mae Rhodes Gross. She was a homemaker, a lifelong resident of Washington County, and a member of Canton Christian Church.
Survivors include her daughters: Evelyn Richey and Lucille Alexander, both of Scottsburg; six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by four half brothers, four half sisters, and her husband: Clifford L. Nicholson.
Private services will be held. Burial will follow at Olive Branch Cemetery.
Arrangements are being handled by Dawalt Funeral Home in Salem.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Olive Branch Cemetery Association, 2807 South Franklin School Road, Pekin, IN 47165.


PAUL LEE CRAVENS, 49, Georgetown, died Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born on May 20, 1963 in Jeffersonville to Jesse and Jayne Cravens. He was a tiered stagehand for the IATSE Union in Louisville.
Survivors include his wife: Connie Cravens; his mother; his brother: Dayle Cravens; and his sister: Kimberly Cravens. He was preceded in death by his father.
The family will receive friends from 3:00 pm til 7:00 pm on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Spring Valley Funeral & Cremation Services in New Albany.


VIRGIL A. PEAY II, 68, Floyds Knobs, died Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born on August 22, 1944 in North Dakota to the late Virgil A. and Lorine Maskie Peay. He was retired after working 42 years as a heavy equipment operator with the William B. Engle Company and a member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife: Sharon Aemmer Peay; her sons: Virgil A. (Dawn) Peay III and Bradley A. Peay; his sisters-in-laws: Janet (Scott) Davis and Sandy Aemmer (Tom) Whalen; his brother-in-law: Fred (Julie) Aemmer; his uncles: Jon (Loretta) Aalsma of Texas, John (Joan) Maskie of Colorado, and John Peay; his aunt: Mary Peay; five nephews and seven nieces.
Funeral services were held Friday, October 26, 2012 at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Kraft Funeral Services of New Albany handled the arrangements.


NADINE MAE CURETON, 71, of Charlestown, died Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born on September 9, 1941 to Henry and Mildred (Nall) Williams in Clark County..  She was a retired cook and a member of the Living Waters House of Prayer.
Survivors include her son, William R. Cureton, Jr. of Charlestown; brothers, Johnny Williams of New Albany, Tom Williams of New Albany and Billy Williams of Corydon; sister, Linda Arnold of New Albany; three grandchildren whom she raised, Amanda Cureton, Brittanie Cureton, and William Cureton III.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home, with burial to follow in the Mt. Lebanon Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Friday from 4pm to 8pm, and after 9am on Saturday.


ERNEST HOWARD HAZEL, 82, Jeffersonville, died Thursday, November 8, 2012 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born on February 4, 1930 in Bowling Green, Ky. to Clarence and Addiville Miller Hazel. He retired at the rank of Master Sergeant after 20 years serving in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Jeffersonville and the Masonic Lodge #129 in Westport, Ky. for over 50 years.
Survivors include his wife: Norma Jean Hazel; his step-sons: Larry (Esther) Wheeler of London, Oh., Ronald Wheeler of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Michael (Sharon) Wheeler of Hillard, Oh.; his brother: Earl Hazel; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 12:30 pm until the time of services on Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made out the First Baptist Church, 2402 East Tenth Street, Jeffersonville, IN 47130.


KAREN M. KRUER BOOK, 53, Floyds Knobs, died Thursday, November 8, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born on September 3, 1959 in New Albany to the late Andrew V., Sr. and Roberta J. Devine Kruer.
Survivors include her sons: Jason, Kevin (Halie) and Richard (Amanda) Book; her daughter: Mandy (Ben) Shireman; her brother: Andrew Kruer, Jr.; her sisters: Victoria Kruer, Rhonda Herley and Sherry (Robert) Ott; seven grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
A funeral mass will be held at 10 am on Monday, November 12, 2012 at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 11 am to 6 pm on Sunday, November 11, 2012 at Newcomer Funeral Home in New Albany.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to Kevin Book to assist with her grandson, Kaden’s, battle with leukemia.


GEORGE KARMAN, Floyds Knobs, died Thursday, November 1, 2012 at his home.
He was born in Hungary and immigrated to the United States in 1957. He retired from Glaxo-Smith Klein in 1995 where he worked as a research chemist for 37 years. He was a member of the New Albany Rotary and was a Paul Harris Fellow.
Survivors include his wife: Dr. Maria Boha; Maria's children: Susan Anderson of Bolingbrook, Ill., Karen Boha, MD (Huey Nguyen, MD) of Floyds Knobs, and Steven Boha, MD (Davy Boha, JD) of Bargersville, Ind.; and nine grandchildren.
Private services will be held.
Memorial contributions may be made to the New Albany Rotary or Hosparus of Southern Indiana.


THELMA JEAN MCINTOSH, 77, Austin, died Thursday, November 8, 2012 at her home.
She was born on March 13, 1935 in Perry County, Ky. to the late Robert Lee and Opal Eversole Smith.
Survivors include Daughters: Joann Campbell, Austin, Indiana, Rebecca Lynn Hensley, Austin, Indiana, Brenda Kay Hensley, Austin; Sons: Paul Vernon McIntosh, Austin, Indiana, J. M. McIntosh, Austin, Jessie Ray McIntosh, Scottsburg, Indiana, David Wayne McIntosh, Hardburley, Ky, R. J. McIntosh, Austin, and Charles Edward McIntosh, Austin; Sisters: Mattie Hines, Scottsburg, Alice Coulter, Austin, Carolyn Stevens, Austin, Susie White, Scottsburg; Brother: Jessie Ray Smith, Scottsburg; 41 grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her Brothers: Lee and Paul David Smith.
Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, November 12, 2012 at Buchanan Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Jones officiating. Burial will be at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 pm on Sunday and after 9 am on Monday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.
Online Condolences can be made at http://www.buchananfuneralhome.net/.


DENSIL GILES THOMAS, 55, Charlestown, died on Thursday Nov. 8, 2012 at his home.
Densil was born on Jan. 5, 1957 in Clark County, IN to Howard and Evelyn Thomas.  He was a pipefitter and a member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union # 502.
Survivors include his wife the former Kelly Williams, daughters; Ryan Sheppard (Robert) of Charlestown, IN and Ashley McAdams (Justin) of New Albany, IN, step-son; Matthew White of Charlestown, IN, brother; Donnie Thomas (Marianne) of Charlestown, IN and grandchildren Ashtyn and Avery, and his faithful companion Bruiser.
Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday November 12, 2012 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown.  Visitation will be on Monday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Online condolences may be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.
Online Condolences can be made at http://www.buchananfuneralhome.net/.


JIM “JUNE” HOGUE, 75, Clarksville, formerly of Charlestown, died Friday, November 9, 2012 at Wedgewood Healthcare in Clarksville.
He was born on April 14, 1937 in Junction City, Ky. to Rue and Mabel Dunn Hogue. He was a retired carpenter and artistic painter who had formerly worked at the Charlestown Ammunition Plant, Fedders Co. in Louisville and also created many signs seen in Charlestown through the years.
Survivors include his daughter: Brenda (Gary) Dean of Charlestown; his grandchildren: Jennifer, Justin, Cody and Chad; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, including Billie Hourigan of Louisville and Rena Ryan of Mt. Washington, Ky. He was preceded in death by his wife: Diane Hogue; and his son: Rick Hogue.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at Grayson Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will take place from 11 am until the time of services on Wednesday.
Condolences to the family may be left at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


JEANIE DURHAM, 78, Georgetown, died Sunday, November 11, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born on July 25, 1934 in Louisville to Fred and Lucille Rawlings Wilson. She was a retired employee of C&S Machine Shop in Louisville.
Survivors include her daughters: Becky (Gary) Steele, Marcia Lattray and Tammy Durham, all of Georgetown, Robin (Eddie) Denzik of Corydon and Ginger McIntyre of Louisville; her sister: Shirley Rivers of Louisville; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother: Mark Durham.
There will be a visitation from 12 pm to 8 pm on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made out to St. Jude's Children Hospital.


JOHN E. EHLERS, 69, Commiskey, died Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Thorton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover.
He was born on August 15, 1943 in Milan, Ind. to Romuald John and Lorene Meadows Ehlers. He was a former teacher with the Madison Consolidated High School, a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, and a member of the North Madison Christian Church.
Survivors include his brother: Doyle W. Ehlers of Madison; several nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister: Lenora “Beth” More; his niece: Lorene Lee “Lori” More; and his sister-in-law: Saundra Kay “Saunny” Britton Ehlers.
Funeral services will be held at 6 pm on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison.
Visitation will take place from 4 pm until the time of services on Tuesday. Full military honors will be conducted at the Indiana Veterans Military Chapel on Wednesday, November 14, by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
The family requests memorial contributions may be made to the Dupont Cemetery Association.


JAMES RUSSELL HILL, 54, Louisville, formerly of Scottsburg, died Wednesday, November 7, 2012.
He was born on December 18, 1957 in Scottsburg to James M. and A. Renschler Hill. He was formerly occupied as a butcher.
Survivors include his brother: Wayne S. Hill of Amelia, La. and Todd Hill of Portage, Ind.l his sister: Sherry L. Wright of Valparaiso, Ind..; his uncle: George Hill of Scottsburg; and his nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother: Troy Hill.
No funeral services have been announced. Burial will take place at Bethel Cemetery in Leota.
Online condolences may be made at www.stewart-hoaglandfuneralhome.com.


FRED W STANDIFER, 85, Scottsburg, died Nov. 11, 2012 in Jeffersonville.
He was born Nov. 9, 1927 in Lynch, Ky., the son of Hubert Standifer & Hattie Harris Standifer. He retired from AM Air Filter in Louisville and was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Scottsburg.
He was preceded in death by his parents Hubert & Hattie Standifer; his wife Lola Standifer; brother Tom Standifer; sisters Rae Black & Joyce Monhollen.
Survivors include his son, Darrell Standifer (Jean), Seymour; stepsons, Ralph Schweinhart, Floyds Knobs, David Schweinhart, Louisville, Steven Schweinhart, Tunica Miss., Bill Siddons, Henryville; brothers, Carson Leon Standifer, Tacoma ,Wash., Ed Standifer (Jeanette), Chattanooga, Tenn. and Wayne Standifer (Betty), Cleveland Tenn.; a sister, Margaret Gilbert, Wise, Va. And one grandchild and seven step-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4–7 p.m. Thursday, November, 15, 2012 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home.
The funeral will follow visitation at 7 p.m.
A Committal service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, November, 16 at the Scottsburg Cemetery.
Burial will be in the Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made in c/o Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N 1st St, Scottsburg In 47170.
Online condolences may be left at www.stewart-hoaglandfuneralhome.


 

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