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Obituaries December 5, 2012 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 04 December 2012 00:00

GWEN DALE ROOP, 61
CICERO COLWELL, 57
JACK ROBBINS, 74
ARTHUR HACK BREWER, 61
SAWYER JORDAN PULLIAM, 22
JAMES L. “JIM” KOCH, 89
ROY LEE DAVIDSON, 53
RUSSELL W. SKAGGS, 40
MARTHA MAE HORINE AUSTIN, 82
EMMA GENE BECHT, 87
JUDITH ANN (NEE GLOTZBACH, FORMALLY PARKER) CROWDER, 71
MARGARET J. (KELLY) SCHILL, 76
JON F. "SONNY" GILSTRAP, 76
N'KOSI SIKELELI CUDJOE, infant
NELLIE M. BROWN, 98
DIETMAR CHRISTIAN KRAUS, 57
JENNIE MAE ROBERTS, 99
DOUGLAS L. SEAVER, 68
TRACY MARSHALL, 42
DAVID HARRISON BROWN, 75
CAROLYN "SUSIE" BASHAM, 44
ANTHONY C. WALTON, 47
JOHN LEE BAYS, SR., 75
MAE HALE, 83
EDITH E. MURPHY, 97
VIRGINIA L .EAMNS SCHIRMER, 71
THELMA BARTRON, 65
ROBERT DALE PLANCK, 75
WILLIAM SPENCER NALE JR., 56
KENDALL BRATCHER, SR, 77
BARRY LEE STEWART, 66
TERRY L. RICHEY, 59

GWEN DALE ROOP, 61, Madison died Sunday, November 25 at Madison State Hospital.
He was born January 10, 1951 in Wildwood, Florida the son of Claude "Milford" and Norva Sampson Roop.
He is survived by his mother, Norva Roop of Salem, two brothers, Troy Roop of Campbellsburg and Duane Roop of Sahuarita, Arizona, two sisters:  Sheila Bilyeu of Pekin and Vera Crane of Salem.
He was preceded in death by his father, Claude "Milford" Roop.
Funeral services were Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 at Weathers Funeral Home.


CICERO COLWELL, 57, of New Washington, died Sunday, November 25, 2012 at the University of Louisville Hospital.
He was born on March 6, 1955 to Allen and Susie (Collins) Colwell in Hazard, Ky.
Survivors include his son, Tadd Ziem of Ill.; daughters, Shelia Colwell of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Elaine Colwell of Milton, Ky.; brother, William Colwell of New Washington; half-brother, Clyde Collins of Hyden, Ky.; sisters, Zola Collins of New Washington, Alvaleene Keith of Pound, Va. and Shelby Hoskins of Charlestown.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the Second Baptist Church in Charlestown, with burial to follow in the Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the church on Wednesday after 3 p.m.
Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington handling the arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


JACK ROBBINS, 74, of Austin, died Monday, November 26, 2012 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was born July 2, 1938 in Cincinnati, OH, and was the son of the late Barney Otis Robbins and Julia (Sexton) Robbins. He was married to Dimple (Flowers) Robbins, who survives. He attended The Church of Christ Scottsburg.
Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Sexton, Bloomington; brothers, Bill Bridgewater; James Bridgewater, Warren, Mich.; sister, Betty Roy, Uniontown, Ind. He is also survived by three grandchildren, Eric Sexton, Jeremy Baker and Caleb Baker.
The Funeral Service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, November 29, 2012 at Buchanan Funeral Home with Rev. Kenny Robertson officiating.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Burial will be in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery Austin.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Victory Missionary Baptist Church in Seymour, in care of Buchanan Funeral Home.
Military Graveside conducted by Crothersville V.F.W. Post #1083.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


ARTHUR HACK BREWER, 61, Salem, died November 26, 2012.
Born on July 2, 1951 in Olinger, Virginia, he was the son of the late WD Brewer and Charlene (Daulton) Brewer. On August 27, 1971, he married Teresa Darlene (Hobbs) Brewer. He was a Truck Driver for OTR. He was a member of the Mt. Eden Christian Church.
Survivors include; wife, Teresa Darlene (Hobbs) Brewer; one son, Travis Brewer; one daughter, Kimberly Brewer Allen; six brothers, James, Doug, Donald, Dee, Hobert, and Vass Brewer; three sisters, Marie McDermott, Ruth Mills and Wanda Sue Brown; three grandchildren, Gavin Brewer, Chance Allen and Chase Allen.
He was preceded in death by both parents.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral in Salem.
Viewing will be from 2-8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Scott County. Brother Bruce Stephenson will officiate.
In Lieu of flowers, please donate to the Washington County Food Bank or Mt. Eden Christian Church.
Online expressions www.hughestaylor.net.


SAWYER JORDAN PULLIAM, 22, Scottsburg, died on Monday, November 26, 2012 in Scottsburg.
He was born on July 17, 1990 in Jeffersonville, the son of Todd and Denise Ann (Trowbridge) Pulliam. He graduated from Scottsburg High School in the Class of 2009 and also attended Ivy Tech in Sellersburg, was an employee of Rightway Fasteners in Walesboro, attended the Church of God of Prophecy in Scottsburg, was a former member of the M.L.G. (Major League Gaming), a veteran of the Indiana National Guard 1438th Transport Company in Franklin.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Dennis Trowbridge. Survivors include a son, Bentley Pulliam of Underwood; a daughter, Meliah Pulliam of Austin; his parents, Todd and Denise Pulliam of Scottsburg; a brother, Brandon Pulliam and his wife Abbi of Memphis; grandparents: Wilburn and Barbara Pulliam of Scottsburg and Sue Trowbridge of Underwood and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services: 3:00 PM Saturday at Collins Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Dudding officiating.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday and 1-3 p.m.
Saturday at Collins Funeral Home. Interment will be in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to his family for the benefit of his children c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


JAMES L. “JIM” KOCH, 89, of Floyds Knobs, died November 27, 2012.
He was a retired machinist from Reynold’s Metal Company in Louisville and served his country in the United States Army and Navy. He was a member of the American Legion Post 42 in Floyds Knobs, VFW Post 1693 Hobart Beach in New Albany, and the 40 & 8 club.
He was born on November 21, 1923 in Floyd County to the late George and Mildred (Smallwood) Koch. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Betty L. (Vogan) Koch; step-sons, Delbert and Jim Milliner; and 5 siblings.
He is survived by his daughters, Karen Morris, Lisa Dexter; grandchildren, Brandon, Corey, Hannah, Julie, Brian, Lisa, Debbie; and great-grandchildren, Logan, Nick, and Maya.
Visitation will be from 12-7 p.m. Sunday, December 2, 2012 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Ln., New Albany).
His Funeral Service will be held Monday, Dec. 3 at 12 p.m. at the funeral home with military honors and burial to follow at Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery in New Albany.
Contributions in Jim’s memory may be made to Kosair Children’s Hospital.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.


ROY LEE DAVIDSON, 53, Salem died Sunday, November 25 at his home.
Davidson was born August 31, 1959 in Washington County, the son of Lee Roy Davidson and Wilma June Evans Davidson Fleenor.
He is survived by three sons, Michael Hessig of Vallonia, Matthew Hessig of Medora and Gabriel Hessig of Crothersville; two brothers, Danny Dowling of Lexington and Mark Fleenor of Austin, three sisters: Yvonne Fleenor of Lexington, Jackie Davidson and Rebekah Brossman of Salem and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Joshua Hessig and a sister, Vickie Hernandez.
A memorial service will be held Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 at 6 p.m. at Weathers Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Friday from 11-time of memorial service.


RUSSELL W. SKAGGS, 40, Scottsburg, died Nov. 26, 2012 at Scottsburg.
He was born April 5, 1972, in Clark County the son of Bill Skaggs and Donna Johnson Naegelan. He was self-employed. He was a member of the National Rifle Association and the Bass Fishermans Association.
Survivors include his wife, Dawn M Skaggs, Scottsburg; a son, James Kennedy, Scottsburg; daughters, Dakota Skaggs, Scottsburg, Elizabeth Skaggs, Scottsburg; his mother, Donna Naegelan, Salem; brothers, Owen “Bubby” Skaggs, Scottsburg, Tony Skaggs, New Albany; Jeff Drury (Beth), Ramsey; Allen Drury, Henryville; sisters, Teresa James, Henryville and Terri Skaggs, New Albany.
She was preceded in death by his father Bill Skaggs and a sister Juanita Foster.
Visitation will be Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012 from 1-2 p.m. at the Stewart & Hoagland Gathering Room, 72 E. McClain Ave, Scottsburg.
Service will be at 2 p.m. following visitation.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Education Fund for his children, c/o Stewart and Hoagland Funeral Home, 80, N 1st Street in Scottsburg.
Online condolences may be left at www.stewart-hoaglandfuneralhome.com.


MARTHA MAE HORINE AUSTIN, 82, of New Washington, died Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born on December 8, 1929 to Dallas L. and Elsie J. (Matthews) McClellan in Jefferson Co. She was a retired finisher for the old Wellcore Cabinet Factory in New Albany, and a member of the New Hope Community Church.
She is preceded in death by her parents, and a son, Glen Thomas Horine.
Survivors include her son, Ronald E. Horine of Fairdale, Ky.; daughter, Deborah Bower of Inman, SC; step-daughter, Marquetta McCulloch of Nabb; brother, Dallas L. McClellan of Charlestown; sister, Betty Nelson of Charlestown; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 30, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington, with burial to follow in the Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 10am on Friday till time of the service.


EMMA GENE BECHT, 87, of Hanover, died Monday, November 26, 2012 at Thornton Terrace in Hanover.
Born February 3, 1925 in Scott County, she was the daughter of John L. and Mary Frances (Garard) Barton. She retired after 43 years with the former US Shoe Corporation in Madison. Following her retirement, she worked as a volunteer for the Madison office of the American Red Cross. She was a former member of the Madison Moose Lodge and the former Mount Gilead Methodist Church in Scott County.
Survivors include one sister, Norma Davisson and her husband, Ted of Scottsburg; one brother, Donald Barton and his wife, Nancy of Fort Worth, Texas; one sister in law, Patricia Barton of San Diego, Calif. and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William L. Becht in 1980; two brothers, Leo G. Barton and Robert G. Barton; and one sister, Margaret G. Lanham.
The Reverend Gary Bozarth will conduct services at 11:00 AM Thursday, November 29, 2012 in the Chapel of Grandview Memorial Gardens. Interment will follow in Grandview Memorial Gardens.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the donor’s favorite charity. Memorial envelopes are available at the Lytle Funeral Chapel, Madison, which is in charge of the arrangements.


JUDITH ANN (NEE GLOTZBACH, FORMALLY PARKER) CROWDER, 71, Henryville, died Saturday, November 24, 2012, at her home.
She was born on November 7, 1941 in New Albany, to Joseph and Alice (Wismann) Glotzbach and was one of seven children. She was a member of the first graduating class of Holy Family Catholic School in New Albany and went on to study with the Sisters of Providence at Saint Mary of the Woods in Terre Haute. She then worked in Louisville at A.P. Lee Insurance Agency/National Insurance for 35 years and retired from Euler Hermes, Inc earlier this year.
She enjoyed many interests throughout her life, including gardening, league bowling and Louisville Bats baseball. As a season ticket holder for over 20 years, and a mainstay at every home game, she was a devoted fan and member of the Louisville Bats Diamond Club. She was also an active member of the Sellersburg Moose Lodge #1757.
She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Charles E. Crowder (2011) and her brother John R. Glotzbach (2011).
Survivors include her four children and their spouses, sons, Steve (Paula), Mike (Julie) and David (Sharon) Parker and daughter Lisa (Pat) Gilkey; eight grandchildren: Nathaniel, Emily and Ryan Parker; Jenna Parker; David Anthony and Madeline Parker; Kaylan and Rachel Gilkey; six siblings; brothers Robert Glotzbach of Macon, Ga.; Bill Glotzbach of Palmyra; Jerry Glotzbach of New Albany and sisters Pat Bruce of Elizabeth and Eileen Mason of Pahrump, NV.
A memorial celebration of Judy’s life will be held on Saturday, December 15 at Louisville Slugger Field in the Jack Daniels Lounge from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. All family and friends are invited to attend.
Cremation has been entrusted to Adams Funeral Home in Henryville.
Memorial donations may be given to St. Jude’s c/o Adams Funeral Homes & Crematory, 209 S. Ferguson St., Henryville, IN 47126.
Online condolences may be given at www.adamsfuneralhomeonlinecom.


MARGARET J. (KELLY) SCHILL, 76, of Crothersville, died Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
Born June 10, 1936 in Chicago, Ill., she was the daughter of George Kelly and Eleanor (Hartel) Caufield.
On May 5, 1956, in Chicago, Ill, Margaret married Alton “Sonny” Schill who preceded her in death on January 20, 2008. She lived in several cities with her husband as he served in the Marines, Toledo, Ohio, Arlington, Va., Indian Head, Maryland, Beaufort, South Carolina and then settling in Crothersville in 1983. She worked and retired from the former U.S. Shoe Corporation. She was of Baptist faith and enjoyed bowling. In her earlier years she was active in a CB radio club, and was a troop leader for the boy scouts. She enjoyed participating in the activities at the VFW Post #1083 and was active in the ladies auxiliary.
Survivors include three children, William (Phyllis) Schill of Austin, Julia Ann (Allen) Wcislek of Toledo, Ohio, Kevin Ray (Debbie Schork) Schill of Nabb, seven grandchildren, David Ray (Christie) Schill of Crothersville, Wayne (Brenda) Schill of Crothersville, Tiffany Perez of Ohio, Andy Schill of Toledo, Ohio, Jeffery Tenney of Toledo, Ohio, Bobby Schill of Toledo, Ohio, step grandchildren, Amy Graybill of Austin, Karen Brown of Scottsburg, nine great grandchildren, Austin Schill, Kayden Schill, Eian & Hadden Brown, Anna Perez, Alberto Perez, Brooklyn Robbins, Adlar Cox and Emily Schill, a brother, Martin Caufield of Grand Rapids, MI, Nieces, Linda Luedeman of Seymour, Jana Schill of Crothersville, Amy Combs of Crothersville, Bethany Green of Terre Haute, nephews, Dasa and Jonah Schill of California.
She was also preceded in death by her sister, Mary Ann Smith.
Pastor David Schill will conduct funeral services at 1:00 PM on Friday, November 30, 2012 at Adams Funeral Homes and Crematory in Crothersville with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at Adams Funeral Homes and Crematory in Crothersville and after 11 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
The VFW ladies auxiliary will conduct a memorial service at 7:00 PM on Thursday.
Memorial donations can be given to Crothersville Cemetery 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.


JON F. "SONNY" GILSTRAP, 76, Salem died Wednesday, November 28, at 12:59 p.m. at St. Vincent Hospital in Salem.
He was born January 1, 1936 in Salem the son of Gilbert and Thelma Roberts Gilstrap.  He was a retired employee of Williams Construction and was a self employed plumber.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Click Gilstrap. They were married June 30, 1956.  He is also survived by one son, Jon G. Gilstrap of Salem; a sister, Anna Katherine Neideffer of Salem, three grandchildren, Correna, Logan and Emily Gilstrap; one great-grandchild, Henry Keller.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister:  Jane Griffen and a grandchild.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Weathers Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Fredericksburg.
Visitation will be Saturday from 3-8 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. until time of service.


N'KOSI SIKELELI CUDJOE, infant son of Omar and Kala Cudjoe of Scottsburg, died on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
Survivors in addition to his parents include his grandparents, Freddy and Wilhemena Cudjoe of Lauderdale Lakes, Florida, several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at New Bethel Cemetery in Chelsea, Indiana.
Arrangements were handled by Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


NELLIE M. BROWN, 98, Salem, died Thursday, November 29 at her home.
She was born April 10, 1914 in South Boston, Ind. the daughter of William Andy and Martha Etta Glass Collier. She was a member of Salem Church of Nazarene, Campbellsburg Homemakers Club, and a charter member of Hospital Auxiliary. She was a recipient of the Boy Scout's Silver Fawn Award.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester O. Brown. They were married June 24, 1931. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Faye Etta Maudlin; seven brothers, Floyd, Irvin, Howard, Bascom, Ted and Herman Collier and Dewey McPherson; two sisters. Minnie Rutherford and Allie Boling.
She is survived by two daughters, Dorothy Brown and Judy (Jim) Tabor both of Salem; a sister, Nina Cox of Bedford; seven grandchildren, Mark and Dan Maudlin, Steve Brown, Gael Liebert, Julie Richardson, Angela Rosenbaum and Kim Wheeler; 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 at 1 p.m. at Weathers Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in Hop Cemetery, Campbellsburg.
Visitation will be Sunday from 4:30-8 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. until time of service.


DIETMAR CHRISTIAN KRAUS, 57, of Scottsburg, died Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
He was born March 6, 1955 in Amberg, West Germany, the son of the late Ernst Kraus and Hildegard (Pfab) Graichen. He was married May 19, 2002 to Birgit (Stilz) Kraus, who survives and he was a certified flooring installer.
Survivors include his wife, Birgit Kraus; a stepson, William Stilz of Scottsburg; a stepdaughter, Katherine Gudgel of Lexington; two sisters, Gisela Cantrell of Dumas, Arkansas & Heidi Cole of Round Rock, Texas; five grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.
Cremation was chosen with Private Services at a later date.
Online condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


JENNIE MAE ROBERTS, 99, Salem, died Friday, November 30 at Salem Crossing.
She was born November 4, 1913 in Ripley County, the daughter of W.O. and Hattie Bailey Guthrie. She was a homemaker and a member of Church of Latter Day Saints, Salem. She was also a member of Order of Eastern Star #286, Salem and Mother's Club.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Roberts; a son, Jim Roberts; a brother, Carl Guthrie, and her parents.
She is survived by two sons, Larry Roberts of Campbellsburg and Danny Roberts of Alta Monte Springs, Fla.; a sister, Fontella Fish of Columbus, six grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Weathers Funeral Home.
Burial will follow at Cavetown Cemetery.
Visitation will be Monday from 5-8 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. until time of service.


DOUGLAS L. SEAVER, 68, Deputy, died Thursday, November 29, 2012 at the Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville, Kentucky.
He was born on October 24, 1944 in Scottsburg, the son of the late Dewey and Lelia Mae (Hill) Seaver. He graduated from Austin High School in 1963 and was married on July 24, 1965 to Elaine (DeWitt) Seaver for 47 years.
He was a retired test cell operator for Cummins Engine Company in Columbus and Seymour, a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Crothersville, a former member of the Austin Lions Club & Jennings Township Volunteer Fire Department and raised many Christmas trees to sell to retailers & local organizations.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Francis Seaver and Ruth Ellen Berna.
Survivors include his wife, Elaine (DeWitt) Seaver; a son, Rob Seaver of Colliersville, Tennessee; a daughter, Christy Roberts and her husband Jim of Scottsburg; two brothers, Harold "Jack" Seaver and his wife Judy of Lakeland, Florida and David Seaver and his wife Betty Ann of Deputy; a sister, Elaine Crowhorn and three grandsons, Derek Barrett, Dylan and Tyler Roberts.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Collins Funeral Home with Phil LaMaster and Larry DeWitt officiating.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday at Collins Funeral Home. Interment will be in Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.
Memorial contributions may be made to Franciscan St. Francis Cancer Center Multiple Myeloma Unit c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made at www.collinsfuneralhome.net


TRACY MARSHALL, 42, of Austin, died Friday, November 30, 2012 in Louisville.
He was born May 15, 1970 in Seymour, and was the son of the late Charles Marshall and Judie (Deaton) Christie, who survives.
He married Sharlene (Campbell) Marshall on July 7, 1970. He attended the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ, Austin.
Survivors include his daughters, Ashlee Marshall, Alissa Marshall and Allison Marshall all of Austin; a sister, Sandi Marshall Burke, Austin. He is also survived by guardians, Mr. and Mrs. Ruffurd Neace, and his grandson, Bryson Mullins.
Funeral services will be Monday, December 3, 2012 at Buchanan Funeral Home with Rev. Herb White officiating.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Burial will be in the Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


DAVID HARRISON BROWN, 75, Pekin, died Friday, November 30 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born July 26, 1937 in Washington County, the son of Merle C. and Ruth Crim Brown.  He was a retired welder for Vulcan-Hart Corporation in Louisville and a faithful member of Pekin Church of Christ.  He served in the National Guard for 13 years.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Kleinschrod Brown of Pekin, two daughters, three grandchildren and one great-grandchild; his father, Merle C. Brown of Pekin, two brothers, Lawrence and Phillip Brown both of Pekin and a sister, Susan Wetzel of Salem.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Martinsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 9 a.m. until time of service.


CAROLYN "SUSIE" BASHAM, 44, of Austin, died Friday, November 30, 2012 in Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
She was born March 17, 1968 in Seymour.
Survivors include her daughter Jamie Michelle Mosley, Salem; son, Michael Wayne Mosley, Austin; brother, Travis Riley, Sellersburg; sisters, Bertha Miller, Hazard, Kentucky; Rachel Kindred, Seymour, Toni Sue Greene, Hazard, Kentucky; parents, Tony Carl & Maril Riley, North Vernon; Her mother Verdia Faye Baker, Hazard, Kentucky.
She is also survived by one grandchildren Levi Andrew Smith of Salem and by several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews from Austin and Kentucky.
Funeral service 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at Buchanan Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Spicer officiating with Cremation to follow.
Visitation is from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
In Lieu of Flowers memorials can be made to the family in care of Buchanan Funeral Home.


ANTHONY C. WALTON, 47, Salem, died Saturday, December 1 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born February 11, 1965 in Washington County, the son of Cecil and Anna Irene Meehan Walton. He was a construction worker and a member of Mt. Hebron Church of Christ, Moose Lodge, American Legion and VFW.
He is survived by a son, Caleb Walton of Salem; a daughter, Savannah Shields of Salem; his mother, Anna Irene Walton of Salem; a brother, Alan Walton of Salem; four sisters, Sherry Howell, Deanna Snawder, Cindy Walton and Sheila Walton all of Salem; and two grandchildren, Kaileigh and Gabriel Shields both of Salem.
He was preceded in death by his father, Cecil Walton and two sisters, Debra and Mary Ann Walton.
A memorial service will be held Friday, December 7 at 7 p.m. at Weathers Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Friday from 4 p.m. until time of service.


JOHN LEE BAYS, SR., 75, Corydon, died Saturday, December 1, 2012 at the Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville.
He was born in Covington, Ky. on October 15, 1937 the son of Elbert L. and Gladys Dalton Bays. He was retired for the U.S. Coast Guard and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Corydon and of the Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by his wife, Janice Vaughn Bays of Corydon; three Sons, John L. Bays, Jr. (Lynette) of St. Louis, Mo., Jay P. Bays (Rebecca) of Ramsey and Jaime L. Bays (Paula) of Georgetown; one daughter, Jolene Downs (William) of Palmyra; two sisters, Mildred “Midge” Despain of Corydon and Sherry Kopp (Mike) of Cocolalla, Idaho; a sister-In-Law, Ethel Bays of New Salisbury and 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
A funeral mass will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Corydon.
Father Rob Hankee will be the celebrant. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 1-8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
There will be a Rosary Service on Tuesday at 7:30 PM at the funeral home and there will be Military Rites at the grave.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to his church.
Pallbearers will be William and Michael Downs, Denver and Jake Bays and Jonathan and Jeremy Vaughn.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Jessi, Julie and Justin Bays, Samantha Childers, Michelle Jones, Amber and Nyc Bond, and Anthony Jones.


MAE HALE, 83, Charlestown, died on Friday November 30, 2012 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
She was born on March 12, 1929 in Barbourville, Ky. to Delber and Grace Gambrel Martin. She was also a former employee of the old Charlestown Cleaners.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Woodrow Hale.
She is survived by her son Charles Hale (Jo Anna) of Carthage, Miss.; sister, Gladys Polston of Jeffersonville; grandchildren, Gary Prewitt and Stacy Dodson and a great-granddaughter, Chelsea Roberts.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday December 4, 2012 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday and after 9 a.m. on Tuesday.
Online condolences may be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com


EDITH E. MURPHY, 97, Scottsburg, died December 1 2012.
She was born on August 3 1915 in Thorntown Ind., the daughter of Samuel Needham & Edna Bowen Needham. She was a professional photographer, owner & operator of The Main Studio 1948-1981. She was a member of Scottsburg Presbyterian Church and formerly serving as an Elder and on the Fellowship Committee; Southern Indiana Poetry Club past president; Scott County Historical Society trustee & past president; Scott County Geneology Society; Preservation Alliance; Leota Covered Bridge Association; DAR; OES of Scottsburg; Scott Memorial Hospital Guild; Past President of Phi Beta Psi Sorority Theta Alpha Chapter of Scottsburg; Home Economics Club; Queen Mother of the Scarlett O’Hatters-The Red Hat Society; past president of the Band Parents; pat president of the Scottsburg alumni Association; photographying the annual Big Brothers/Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake.
Awards and honors she received inbclude, Outstanding Scottsburg High School Alumnus; State DAR Preservation Award 2004 and Older Hoosier of District 14 Award 2005.
Survivors include her daughters, Janet E Hall (Jim), Scottsburg, Mary Beth Comer (Bill), Scottsburg; a son, Ed Murphy (Jenny), Scottsburg; three grandchildren, Jennifer Julian Moore (Michael; Greg Stanley (Kim); Sherry Stanley (Nelson Escobar); six great-grandchildren, Julian Moore; Sarah Moore; Payton Stanley; Carson Stanley; Reimi Escobar and Sashi Escobar; four step-grandchildren, Stephaine Marcum; Dana Fulton; Brent Comer (Pam); Beth Fleenor (Ryan); eight step-great-grandchildren, Kaycen Campbell; Grant Comer; Kenley Comer; Gabby Comer; Elle Fleenor; Chase Fleenor, Marley Fleenor and her dear friend, Hiram Judd.
Preceded in death by her parents, first husband Roy Carter and second husband Hugh “Turk” Murphy and one brother.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2012 and 10–11 a.m. Thursday at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Peter Barnes-Davies, Ed Cozart and Berne Kiser will officiate.
Private burial will be in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial donations can be made to Scott County Heritage Center; Scott County Public Library; Scottsburg Presbyterian Church c/o Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N 1st St, Scottsburg In 47170.
Online condolences can be www.stewart-hoaglandfuneralhome.com


VIRGINIA L .EAMNS SCHIRMER, 71, Hanover, died Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
She was born on June 6, 1941 in Saluda, Ind. to William E. and Laura Pearl Dean Means. She was employed with Reliance Electric in Madison for 30 years as a sub assembler. She was a member of Madison VFW Post 1969 Auxiliary and New Hope Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband: Gary Lee Brumback of Hanover; her granddaughter: Ashley Nicole Schirmer; her sisters: Shirley Long of Lexington, Billie Jo Jones of Bedford, Ky. and Karen Sue Lawson of Kent; four great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
No services or visitation will be held.
Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre is handling the arrangements.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.


THELMA BARTRON, 65, of Salem, died December 2, 2012 at St. Vincent's Salem Hospital.
Arrangements pending, Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home, Salem.
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ROBERT DALE PLANCK, 75, North Vernon, died December 2, 2012 at The Lutheran Community Home in Seymour.
He was born on November 24, 1937 in Jackson County the son of the late Raymond E. Planck and Bonnie Mae Trowbridge Planck Cox. He was a member of The New Hope Christian Church in Columbus. He was president of Planck Trucking Inc. and Dale Planck Septic Cleaning.
On December 23, 1955 he married Rosemarie Carpenter at Borchers Lutheran Church.
He is survived by his wife, son Roger Dale Planck, brother Raymond Eugene (Carolyn) Planck, aunt Lela Mather, brother in law Richard (Patsy) Carpenter, several nieces and nephews and Cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents, stepfather Arthur Cox, and brother in law David Carpenter.
Funeral service will be Wednesday, December 5th at Voss Chapel 1:00 p.m. with Rev. John Sichting Officiating. Family and friends may call at Voss Chapel on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and on Wednesday after 12 noon until time of service.
Family request that memorials may be written through the Voss Funeral Service to Chestnut Ridge Cemetery or Charity of Choice.


WILLIAM SPENCER NALE JR, 56, Salem, died December 3, 2012 at the Meadow View Health and Rehab Center in Salem.
Born on October 3, 1956, he was the son of the late William Spencer Nale Sr. and Mary Alice (Huston) Nale. On June 14, 1980, he married Barbara (Hoskins) Nale, she preceded him in death. He was a self-employeed general contractor.
Survivors include one son, Mike D. Nale of Minco, Okla.; one daughter, Roberta Smith of Pekin; three sisters, Connie Pruitt of Palmyra, Alicia Pitman of Pendlton and Jana Dupreez of Aurora, Nebraska and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.
The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem.
Viewing will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and from 11 a.m. Friday until the time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Mt. Washington Cemetery.
In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.
Online expressions may be made at www.hughestaylor.net


KENDALL BRATCHER, SR, 77, Otisco, died Sunday, December 2, 2012 at his home.
He was born June 26, 1935 in Grayson County, Ky. the son of Arthur and Octava Greathouse Bratcher. He was retired from the Jay-C Store in Charlestown after several years, a member of the Back Yard Classic Car Club and the former Trinity Family Fellowship Church in Charlestown.
Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Patricia Treece Bratcher; sons, Kenny Bratcher, Jr(Rebecca), Fulton, Ga., Dwayne Bratcher (Melda), Charlestown, Brian Bratcher, Clarksville, Kevin Bratcher(Lisa), New Albany and Tom Johnson(Vicki), Marysville; daughters, Pamela Meek(Jeff), New Washington and Jennifer Firkins(Wayne), Marysville, who lovingly cared for her daddy in his final days; sister, Betty Long; 12 grandchildren, Chanel, Amanda, Kenny III, Dwayne Jr., Lauren, Brandon, Jeffrey, Rachel, Ashley, Samantha, Seth and Natalie; six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 6, 2012 at the Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will held at 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday until time of service.
Expressions of Sympathy in memory of Mr. Bratcher may take the form of donations to Riley Children Hospital in Indianapolis.
Condolences to the family may be left at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


BARRY LEE STEWART, 66, of Borden, died December 3, 2012 at his residence in Borden.
Arrangements pending Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home, Borden.

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TERRY L. RICHEY, 59, of Scottsburg, died on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was born on March 20, 1953 in Louisville and graduated from Scottsburg High School in the Class of 1972. He was a former employee of General Electric Appliance Park in Louisville, where he worked for 22 years and a member of the Vienna Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his father, Melvin Leroy Richey and a brother, Joseph Lynn Richey.
Survivors include his mother, Mildred Ann Richey of Scottsburg; four brothers, Roy E. Richey and his wife Paula, Teddy L. Richey and his wife Kim, Donald E. Richey and Darrell E. "Peanut" Richey and his wife Alicia all of Scottsburg, Indiana and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
Graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Scottsburg Cemetery with Pastor David Richie officiating.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


 

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