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Obituaries - October 1, 2008 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 30 September 2008 00:00

DEWEY ARTHUR PALMER, 76
JEANNETTE TASH, 79
MARIE C. STUMLER, 80
CYNTHIA "CINDY" TALIAFERRO WOODWARD, 56
LULA MAE NAVILLE, 90
ROSE JEAN JULIOT LYNCH GARRETT, 79
NICHOLAS RAY CROSS, 25
JIM LEE, 48
ONNAI KATHRYN WESTON, 79
ROBERT WAYNE WESTON, 52
ELMER EMERSON DEAR, 98
TIM MEREDITH, 50
CHARLES SELDON TACKETT, 81
ELLANOIE SAYLOR, 68
ETHEL V. "PEG" MISKELL, 93
PAMELA E. THORMYER, 72
TAMMY T. PORTER, 33
THE REV. KENNETH MOLTER, 67

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   ?   ?   DEWEY ARTHUR PALMER, 76, Salem, died Saturday, September 20 at Scottsburg Healthcare in Scottsburg.
    He was a retired employee of Rainbow Transportation in Louisville and a member of Salem Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
    Survivors include six daughters, Juna Ann Marsee, Lorrane Kay Norton, Tara Lie Barnes, and Maria Walker all of Orlando, Florida, Katina Roberta Daniels of Winter Haven, Florida, and Janetta May Williams of New Albany; three brothers, Ward Palmer of Scottsburg, Richard Palmer of Corydon, and Arthur Palmer of Jeffersonville; four sisters, Autum Wampler of Jeffersonville, Louise Vires and Grace DeWeese both of Indianapolis, and Margaret Kemper of Charlestown; 17 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, September 22 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.


    JEANNETTE TASH, 79, Salem, died Friday, September 19 at her residence.
    She was a member of the Eastview Church of Christ in Salem, and had been a life resident of Washington County. She was a retired employee of the Northwood Healthcare Facility and the old B.F. Goodrich Company in Salem.
    Survivors include two daughters, Rhonda Laughlin of Boonville and Paula Renee Bierly of Salem; sister, Alfreda Horner of Salem; three grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
    Services were held Monday, September 22 at Dawalt Funeral Home with interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 115 Wets Washington Street Suite 1180, South Indianapolis, Indiana 46204.


    MARIE C. STUMLER, 80, Starlight, died Saturday, September 20 at Rolling Hills Nursing Home in New Albany.
    She was the former Marie Atkins. She was a homemaker and a member of St. John’s Starlight Catholic Church.
    Survivors include a daughter, Frieda Book of New Albany; three sons, Paul Stumler of Magnet, Robert Stumler of Floyds Knobs, and Philip Stumler of Borden; four brothers, Frank Atkins of Louisville, Joseph Atkins of New Albany, Paul Atkins of New Albany, and John Kenneth Atkins of Navilleton; two sisters, Martha Missi and Janet Schuler, both of Navilleton; ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, September 24 at St. John’s Starlight Catholic Church with interment at the church’s cemetery. Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus - Hospice of Southern Indiana or St. John’s Starlight Catholic Church.


    CYNTHIA “CINDY” TALIAFERRO WOODWARD, 56, Georgetown, died Saturday, September 20 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
    She was employed for 26 years at PNC Bank in Louisville, and most recently at the McDonalds in Edwardsville. She was also an avid Bunco player.
    Survivors include her husband of 31 years, Steven M. Woodward; daughter, Stephanie R. Woodward of Greenville; two sisters, Sharon Schaftlein of New Albany and LouAnn Thieneman of Nashville, Tennessee; two brothers, Morris Taliaferro of Georgetown and Kevin Taliaferro of Tampa, Florida, and three grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, September 25 at the Kraft Charlestown Rd. Funeral Chapel with private interment in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.


    LULA MAE NAVILLE, 90, New Albany, died Monday, September 22 at Providence Retirement Home in New Albany.
    She worked at the Indiana Army Ammunition Plant during WWII in support of her brothers. She was also a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in New Albany.
    Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Frank P. Naville of New Albany; sister, Germaine Day of New Albany; brothers, Larry Miller of Sellersburg, Kenny Miller of Elizabeth, and Jerome Miller of New Albany, and her sister-in-law, Elizabeth Kiesler of Greenville.
    Services were held Wednesday, September 24 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with entombment to follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
    Expressions of Sympathy may be made to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.


    ROSE JEAN JULIOT LYNCH GARRETT, 79, Clarksville, died Sunday, September 21 at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon.
    Survivors include two sons, Michael G. Lynch of Corydon and Tony R. Lynch of Borden; two daughters, April L. Brown and Eloise E. Lynch both of New Albany; three sisters, Virginia Moore and Delores Snyder both of Corydon and Marylin Hublar of New Albany; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, September 25 in the Kraft Funeral Chapel with private burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.


    NICHOLAS RAY CROSS, 25, Charlestown, died Monday, September 22.
    He worked for Clark Nickles, Inc. as a Heavy Equipment Operator and a member of Local 795.
    Survivors include a son, Nickolas Rylan Cross of Charlestown; parents, Kenneth and Linda David Cross of Marysville; five brothers, Kenneth R. Cross Jr. and Kris R. Cross both of New Washington, Kevin R. Cross of Vienna, Michael Abbott Jr. of Nabb and Anthony A. Abbott of Charlestown; two sisters, Agnes Davis and Brittany Sprigler both of Charlestown; grandmother, Maxine Davis of Charlestown and companion, Jinger Bilbrey of Charlestown.
    Services were held Friday, September 26 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial in Old Salem Cemetery.
    A memorial has been established for Nicholas at the New Washington State Bank, 402 E. Main Street, New Washington, IN 47162.


    JIM LEE, 48, Charlestown, died Tuesday, September 23 at his residence.
    He was a self-employed carpet installer. He enjoyed playing bingo, and working on all kinds of projects.
    Survivors include his wife, Sherry Lee of Charlestown; two sons, Timmy Scott and Shane Lee of Charlestown; six brothers, Steve Froman of Jeffersonville, Ted Lee of New Albany, Bill Froman of Jeffersonville, David Travis of New Albany, Dana Travis of Texas, and Joe Gilliam of Clarksville; sister, Sarah Lee of New Albany, and several nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Saturday, September 27 at Grayson Funeral Home.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to Jeffersonville Token Club.


    ONNAI KATHRYN WESTON, 79, Charlestown, died Tuesday, September 23 at her residence.
    She was retired from Ford Motor Company and had previously worked for ICI America, and was the owner of Weston Mini-Home Caring for the Elderly.
    Survivors include three daughters, Bonnie Weston of Clarksville, Diana Jeffery of Charlestown, and Teresa F. Simmons of Jeffersonville; two sons, James L. Weston of New Washington and Gary D. Weston of Clarksville; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    Services for (mother & son) Kathryn and Robert Wayne Weston were held Sunday, September 28 at Pyke-Calloway Funeral Service with private interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
    Family requests donations to Vista Care Hospice, 1217 E. Spring Street, New Albany 47150.


    ROBERT WAYNE WESTON, 52, Clarksville, died Wednesday, August 13 at his residence.
    He worked as a mechanic.
    Services were private at the convenience of the family with private interment at Pyke Crematorium in Henryville. Pyke-Calloway Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.


    ELMER EMERSON DEAR, 98, Ramsey, died Wednesday, September 24 at Indian Creek Health & Rehab Center in Corydon.
    He was a retired maintenance worker from the North Harrison Community School Corporation, Ramsey.
    Survivors include four sons, Maurice W. Dear, Thomas E. Dear, Terry L. Dear, and Gary R. Dear all of Ramsey; daughter, Darlene J. Arnold of Ramsey; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, September 27 at Swarens Funeral Home in Ramsey with burial in St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery in New Salisbury.
    Memorial gifts may be made to the Alzheimer’s Unit at Indian Creek Health & Rehab Center, 240 Beechmont Drive NE, Corydon, IN 47112.


    TIM MEREDITH, 50, Sellersburg, died Saturday, September 20 at his home.
 He was the owner and operator of McClure Pharmacy in Clarksville. He was a member of the Jeffersonville Ward of the Church of the Later Day Saints, the Jefferson County Academy of Pharmacy, International Society of Compounding Pharmacists, Professional Compounding Associates of America, and Indiana Pharmacists Association. He was also a member of the Balloon Society of Louisville, an Adult member of Troop #10 Boy Scouts of America, Clarksville, The Order of the Arrow, TALLIGEWI, and the Masonic Lodge, Buetchel Lodge #896.
    Survivors include his wife, Jeanne Jones Meredith of Sellersburg; father, Floyd I. Meredith, Sr. of Sellersburg; daughter, Shannon Balentine of Sellersburg; son, Dustin Meredith of Sellersburg, and niece, Lori Eichmann of New Orleans, Louisiana.
    Services were held Wednesday, September 24 at Garr Funeral Home with burial in Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville.
    Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Boy Scouts of America, Troop #10, Clarksville in care of the funeral home.


    CHARLES SELDON TACKETT, 81, Madison, died on Sunday, September 28.
    Born in Landsaw, Ky., he was raised in Wolfe County and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He attended Eastern Kentucky University, the University of Kentucky and the University of Arkansas and received his master of science in education from Indiana University Southeast. He retired from teaching in 1999 after 40 years in the field, 20 at Southwestern High School. He also taught at the Southeastern Indiana Career Center in Versailles for many years.
    Memberships included Trent Baptist Church in Wolfe County, Indiana State Retired Teachers Association and the National Rifle Association.
    Survivors include a son, George M. Tackett of Madison; two daughters, Carolyn Leach of Hanover and Gerrie L. Hallas of Lexington; a sister, Monnie Lee Tackett of Lexington; two grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
    Calling Wednesday will take place at the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison from 5 to 8 p.m.
    On Thursday, October 2, an hour of calling will precede the funeral service at 2 p.m. Pastor Bob Leach will officiate at the service.
    Burial will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison following full military graveside services conducted by members of American Legion Jefferson Post 9.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit the American Cancer Society or the J. Graham Brown Cancer Research Center.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.morgan-nay.com.


    ELLANOIE SAYLOR, 68, Deputy, died on Saturday, September 27, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    Born in Harlan, Ky., she was a member of the Commiskey First Church of God.
    Survivors include a brother, James Saylor of Deputy; and a sister, Jewell Saylor of Deputy.
    The funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, September 30, at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin. The Rev. George Reece officiated. Burial was in Spurgeon Cemetery near Austin.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


    ETHEL V. “PEG” MISKELL, 93, Scottsburg, died on Friday, September 26, at Scottsburg Healthcare Center.
    A homemaker, she was a resident of Scott County most of her life, having been born in Columbus. She was a lifetime member of Scottsburg First Christian Church. She taught piano and was also a former cashier for the old Warner’s IGA in Austin.
    Survivors include two sons, Delmar A. Miskell Jr. and Gary L. Miskell, both of Scottsburg; a daughter, Barbara A. Zollman of Scottsburg; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Monday, September 29, at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Larry DeWitt officiated.
    Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery near Leota.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit the American Lung Association or the Alzheimer’s Association.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


    PAMELA E. THORMYER, 72, Scottsburg, died on Thursday, September 25, at Scott Memorial Hospital.
    She was a native of Stearns, Ky., and was a member of Scottsburg First Christian Church.
    Survivors include a daughter, Leann Paden Locke of Scottsburg; two sisters, Frances McKinney of Somerset, Ky., and Reba Mann of Lexington, Ky.; and two grandchildren.
    No services are planned.
    On-line condolences may be extended to the family by visiting the Buchanan Funeral Home website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


    TAMMY T. PORTER, 33, Deputy, died on Thursday, September 25, at her home.
    She was born in Madison.
    Survivors include a son, Matthew; two daughters, Natasha and Mercedes; her father and stepmother, David and Maria Stephan of Madison; her stepfather, Ronnie Smith of Carrollton, Ky.; a brother, James Stephan of Madison; and her grandmother, Alice Juengel of Canaan.
    Cremation with burial at a later date was selected. No service was conducted.
    Staff of the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg was in charge of arrangements.


    THE REV. KENNETH MOLTER, 67, Rutherfordton, N.C., died on Tuesday, September 23.
    He has served as a minister of the Methodist Church for the past 20 years.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Jane Watterson; six children; and seven grandchildren.
    A memorial service was conducted on Saturday, September 27 at Scottsburg First Christian Church. Larry J. DeWitt officiated.
    A private burial was held.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the Stewart Funeral Home in Scottsburg to benefit the donor’s choice.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.stewartfuneralhome.net.

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