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Obituaries January 30, 2013 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 28 January 2013 00:00

MELBA ROSE MERIWETHER, 93
LULA MAE FOUSE MOORE, 92
DR. FRANCIS “FRANK” W. HARE, JR., 95
EUGENE “RED” PERRY, 84
MARTHA LOUISE TAYLOR PERRY, 85
BEVERLY L. TAYLOR, 70
JOSEPH “JOEY” COLVIN, SR., 69
LIZZIE BELLE MORRISON, 89
CARLA SUE LAMASTER, 45
KARA ANN KALLEMBACH, 51
MILDRED SMITH, 93
JACK EUGENE BAUGH, 79
NELL DAVITTE LAW, 95
MILDRED IRENE SEASE, 94
CLARA ROBERTS, 86
TIMOTHY CARWILE GREEN, 18
CONNIE S. HAVEN, 51
FREDA P. OOLEY, 92
LOWELL LAMAR SUTTON, 92
CONNIE SUE WALLER, 53
ANNA LOUISE FREEMAN, 76
GERTRUDE "GERTIE" S. BATMAN, 88
ROBERT “BOB” LAWRENCE SMITH SR., 73

 

MELBA ROSE MERIWETHER, 93, Georgetown, died Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at the Beehive Homes.
She was born on January 1, 1920 in Crandall, Ind. to Clarence and Beulah Baylor Ehalt. She was a homemaker and a member Valley View Golf Course and Christ United Methodist Church in Georgetown.
Survivors include her son: Ronny Meriwether of New Albany; her daughter: Carlotta (Carla) Meriwether of New Albany; her brother: Edward (Mary Jane) Ehalt of Georgetown; her grandchildren: Chris (Alissa), Keith (Nancy) and Kevin (Pam) Meriwether; and her great-grandchildren: Hope, Hannah, Kellie, Nick, Jack and Tate Meriwether, and Brittany McCarty. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Lloyd Meriwether; her brother: Alvin Ehalt; her sister: Norma Kinder; and her daughter-in-law: Angela Meriwether.
Funeral services will be held at 10 am on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Wolfe Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 1 to 8 pm on Wednesday, January 23, and from 9:30 am until the time of services on Thursday.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to Christ United Methodist Church.


LULA MAE FOUSE MOORE, 92, Charlestown, died Monday, January 21, 2013 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born on April 30, 1920 in Nabb to John W. and Mattie Clapp Evans. She was a member of the Nabb Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include her daughter: Lana Herndon of Charlestown; her son: Larry (Paulette) Fouse of Charlestown; her grandchildren: Mark (Cherie) Herndon, Tim (Kendra) Herndon, Sherry (Jeff) Cissell and Bryan Fouse; and her great-grandchildren: Elizabeth, Melissa and Jessica Herndon, Tiffany Stine and Michelle Cissell.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Friday, January 25, 2013 at Grayson Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Otisco Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 2 to 8 pm on Thursday, January 24, and from 9 am until the time of services on Friday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Nabb Presbyterian Church.


DR. FRANCIS “FRANK” W. HARE, JR., 95, Madison, died Monday, January 21, 2013 at his residence.
He was born on December 20, 1917 in Monroeville, Ala. to Francis W. and Mary Ellen Stallworth Hare. He was retired from practicing medicine at King's Daughters' Hospital. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his brother: Nicholas Hare of Monroeville; his sons: Dwight (Stephanie Bergsma) Hare of Del Mar, Calif and Richard Hare of Madison; his daughters: Sara Hare and Marjorie Bonnie Hare (Richard Ice), both of Madison, and Mary Sutton (Tom) Roberts of Portland, Ore.; eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife: Marjorie Cornell Hare.
A celebration of life will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Madison. His body was donated to the University of Louisville Medical School.
Visitation will take place at the church from 4 to 8 pm on Friday, January 25, and from 1 pm until the time of services on Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Historic Madison, Inc. or the Marjorie Cornell Hare Nursing Scholarship through the Community Foundation of Madison and Jefferson County.


EUGENE “RED” PERRY, 84, Jeffersonville, died Tuesday, January 22, 2013 in Clarksville.
He was born on February 20, 1928 in Austin to the late Atlus and Anna Guynn Perry. He was the former owner and operator of Perry Oil Service of Austin for 50 years.
Survivors include his son: Ben (Sue) Perry of Clarksville; his daughter: Carrie Towle of Louisville; and his grandchildren: James Towle III, Torie Towle and Joy Vest.
A celebration of life will be held at 5 pm on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Austin Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 2 pm until the time of services on Sunday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the J.B. Ogle Animal Shelter c/o Buchanan Funeral Home.


MARTHA LOUISE TAYLOR PERRY, 85, Madison, died Sunday, January 20, 2013 at the Waters of Clifty Falls.
She was born on May 2, 1927 in Carrollton, Ky. to Mr. And Mrs. Charles Taylor. She was employed for 20 years in the Cafeteria of the Madison State Hospital and retired after 12 years of service with Reliance Electric Company. She was a member of the Jen-Era_Jeff Order of the Eastern Star Lodge No. 44.
Survivors include her sons: Jesse Lee Wheeler Perry (Nancy Barr) of Hanover, Leon (Beverly Ann) Perry of Madison and Butch Perry (Kilena) of Lexington; her sister: Lottie Mumphrey of Cincinnati, Oh.; nine grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother: Charles “Bubby” Taylor, Jr.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial follow at Springdale Cemetery in downtown Madison.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Dementia Foundation.


BEVERLY L. TAYLOR, 70, Pekin, died Sunday, January 20, 2013 at her home.
She was born in Royal Oak, Mich. to Forest Swain and Mary Myers.
Survivors include her husband: Carl Taylor, Jr.; her mother and step-father: Bill Myers; her sons: Carl Taylor and Billy Taylor, Sr.; her daughters: Dawnyell Varek and Tonya Brown; her brothers: Dwight and Leeland Swain; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father.
No services will be held. Cremation was chosen.
Arrangements are being handled by Love Funeral Home.


JOSEPH “JOEY” COLVIN, SR., 69, Charlestown, died Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at his home.
He was born on October 24, 1943 in Utica, Ind. to Stirrel and Alma Lewis Colvin. He was former owner and operator for Charlestown Stained Glass and a member of the Full Gospel Tabernacle in Sellersburg.
Survivors include his wife: Barbara Warren Colvin; his daughters: JoAnn (Rick) Cowherd of Lanesville, Teresa (Thurl) Kinsey of Granbury, Tex. and Gina (Jonathan) Hill of Salem; his sons: Joseph (Penny) Colvin, Jr. of Memphis and Glenn (Treasea) Colvin of Charlestown; his sister: Dolores Abston of Utica; 17 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and four sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Grayson Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Friday, January 25, from 2pm to 8pm and after 9am on Saturday.


LIZZIE BELLE MORRISON, 89, Hanover, died Tuesday January 22, 2013 at Kindred Hospital in Louisville.
She was born on May 9, 1923 in Lexington to the late Clayton W. and Lizzie E. Sanders Hampton. She was a former attendant at Madison State Hospital, a dairy farmer and a homemaker.
Survivors include her sons: Roger Griffin, Randy Morrison and Eric N. Morrison, all of Lexington, Jimmie D. Morrison of Scottsburg and Charles A. Morrison of Hanover, her daughter: Connie Griffin Cato of Marco Island, Fla.; her brother: William Schreckengast of Greenwood, Ind.; 11 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her husbands: John Griffin and John Morrison; two brothers, four sisters and a daughter.
Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at River Valley Community Church in Madison. Burial will follow in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery near Henryville.
Visitation will take place at the church from 9 a.m. to 12 pm on Saturday.
Grayson Funeral Home in Hanover is handling the arrangements and online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


CARLA SUE LAMASTER, 45, Austin, died Sunday, January 13, 2013 at her residence.
She was born on June 28, 1967 in Scottsburg to the late Clarence and Mary Hunley LaMaster, who survives. She was a cashier for Huck's in Austin.
Other survivors include her sons: Michael LaMaster of Seymour, Daniel LaMaster of Austin and Andrew Hansrote of Scottsburg; her brother: Mark LaMaster of Florida; and her sister: Karen LaMaster of Lexington.
A celebration of life was held on Friday, January 18, 2013 at the American Legion in Scottsburg. Cremation was chosen.
Arrangements were handled by Collins Funeral Home.


KARA ANN KALLEMBACH, 51, Jeffersonville, died Monday, January 14, 2013 at her home.
She was born on November 2, 1961 in Clark County to Ivan and Judith Jackson Kallemback. She was an employee of the United States Census Bureau in Jeffersonville and was a member of the Scottsburg United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her father and her brother: Kris Kallembach of San Francisco, Calif. She was preceded in death by her mother.
A memorial graveside service was held on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at Crown Hill Cemetery in New Washington.
Arrangements were handled by Grayson Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Scottsburg United Methodist Church.


MILDRED SMITH, 93, Evansville, formerly of Salem, died Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Pine Haven Nursing Center in Evansville.
She was born on August 17, 1919 in Washington County to John W. and Elma Phipps Nicholson. She retired from the dietary department at West Washington School and from the dietary department of Washington County Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Sugar Creek Christian Church and had attended Northwest Church of Christ since moving to Evansville.
Survivors include her daughter:  Leta Barger; her grandson:  Luther Lanham; her brothers:  Leo Nicholson of Pekin, Wayne Nicholson of Salem and Philip Nicholson of Campbellsburg; her sister:  Phyllis Maudlin of Evansville; many nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband:  Verlie Smith; her son:  Duane Smith; her grandson:  Stephen Lanham; her parents; her brothers:  Maurice, Laurel, Cecil and John David Nicholson; and her sister: Bethel Knapp.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Monday, January 28, 2013 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 pm on Sunday, January 27, and from 9 am until the time of services on Monday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ronald McDonald House of Charities, 3540 Washington Ave. Evansville, IN  47714.


JACK EUGENE BAUGH, 79, Benham, Ind., died Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Columbus Regional Hospital.
He was born on June 6, 1933 in Owen County, Ind. to Harry and Mabel Hedrick Baugh. He had retired from shipping and receiving at Ohio Rod Products in Versailles and was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his son: Greg A. (Christina) Baugh of North Vernon; his daughter: Sherrilea Baugh of Bethpage, Tenn.; his grandchildren: Jason (Jennifer), Jessica and Nathaniel Baugh; his great grandchildren: Andrew and Katelyn Baugh; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Jim and Carol Poling of Canaan, Ind., Joe and Debbie Poling of Nabb, Max and Joyce Poling of Canaan, Carolyn Poling of Butlerville, Ind., Doug Poling of Jeffersonville, and Kitty Poling of Madison; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Audrey Lou Poling Baugh; and his sister: Dorothy Simpson.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in Benham Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm on Monday, January 28, and from 11 am until the time of services on Tuesday. A final salute will be conducted at the graveside by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Hospice of Batesville.


NELL DAVITTE LAW, 95, Hanover, died Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Hanover Health & Rehab Center.
She was born on December 9, 1917 in Rockmart, Ga. to George Samuel and Annie Laura Williamson DaVitte. She had been a teacher, retiring from Lydia Middleton Elementary School in the Madison Consolidated School System after 27 years of service. She was a member of Hanover United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her daughter: Elaine (David) Hendrickson of Castle Rock, Colo.; her son: Burney (Patty) Law of Pinellas Park, Fla.; her daughter-in-law: Kathy Law of St. Joseph, Mo.; her grandchildren: Lauren (Chris) Turpaud, Kaitlyn Hendrickson and Lauren Schwarz; her nieces and nephews: the Crosby Families, the DaVitte Families and the Picard Families; and her dear friend and caregiver: Gary Duvall of Hanover. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Robert C. “Bob” Law; her son: David DaVitte; her brother: John DaVitte; and her sister: Elaine Crosby.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Monday, January 28, 2013 at Hanover United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Hanover Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre from 3 to 6 pm on Sunday, January 27, and from 10 am until the time of services on Monday.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to Hanover United Methodist Church.


MILDRED IRENE SEASE, 94, of Salem, died Sunday January 27, 2013 at the Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
Born on August 22, 1918 in Salem, she was the daughter of Ray Nale and Lela Mae (Hobson) Nale.
On July 4, 1936, she married Harry Lee Sease. She was a Homemaker. She was a member of the Faith Southern Baptist Church of Vallonia.
Survivors include six sons, Robert Sease of Lincolnton N.C., Marvin Sease, Freddie Sease, Roger Sease, Randy Sease and Brian Sease all of Salem; two daughters, Wilma Schreiber of Salem, Sharon Hoyle of Ironstation, N.C.; 24 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son, one daughter, two brothers and one sister.
The funeral service will be at 11 am Wednesday at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem. Viewing will be from 9-11 am Wednesday at the funeral home.
Burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery in Salem. Brother Greg Underwood will officiate.
Online expressions: www.hughestaylor.net


CLARA ROBERTS, 86, of Austin, died Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Hampton Oaks in Scottsburg.
She was born September 3, 1926 in Jackson, KY, she was the daughter of the late Willie Holland and Sarah (Howard) Holland. She was married to Lloyd Roberts, who passed away on December 9, 1998. She was a member of House of Prayer Austin.
Survivors include sons, Lonnie Roberts, Austin, Donnie Roberts, Austin and Ronnie Roberts, Austin; a daughter, Linda Norrell, Scottsburg; her sister, Hazel Moore, Austin. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Lloyd; her brothers, Virgil, James, Andy, Bess, Price and Billy Holland; sisters, Elizabeth Sapps, Evalee Holland and Mae Holland.
The Funeral will be at 1 pm Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Buchanan Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Spicer & Carl Lee Roberts officiating.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Wednesday and after 9 am Thursday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Burial will be in the New Providence Cemetery Austin, Indiana.
Memorials can be made to her Pastors Bobby & Lois Spicer in care of Buchanan Funeral Home.
Online Condolences can be made at http://www.buchananfuneralhome.net/.


TIMOTHY CARWILE GREEN, 18, of Salem, died on Saturday January 26, 2012 at his residence.
Born on March 25, 1994 in Salem, he was the son of Melvin R. Green (deceased) and Lenora A. Carwile of Salem. He was employeed by Hoskins Lumber Company in Salem.
Survivors include two brothers, Mel G. Green of Salem and Allen L. Green of Pekin; one sister, Sophie B. Green of Salem.
He was preceded in death by his father and four grandparents.
Services will be private.
Online expressions: www.hughestaylor.net


CONNIE S. HAVEN, 51, of Scottsburg died Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
She was born on April 20, 1961 in Seymour, and was the daughter of the late Henry Helton and Lizzie (Gross) Helton, who survives. She married Larry Haven on April 18, 1986, who survives in Scottsburg.
Survivors include her daughters, Julie (Jeremy) Haven, Scottsburg and Amy (Bryon) Burns, Daleville, Alabama; her mother, Lizzie Helton, Austin; a brother, Mike (Rebecca) Helton, Scottsburg and a sister, Ada (Larry) Deaton, Austin.
She was preceded in death by her father, Henry Helton.
The Funeral Service was Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at Buchanan Funeral Home with Rev. Larry DeWitt officiating. Burial followed in the New Providence Cemetery in Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


FREDA P. OOLEY, 92, Henderson, Nev., formerly of Salem, died Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at her residence.
She was born on January 15, 1921 in Floyd County to the late Fred and Lula Burkhart Montgomery. She was a homemaker and had been a member of First Baptist Church of Salem.
Survivors include her son: Ronald L. Ooley of Henderson; her granddaughters: Melinda Roberts Fletcher of Spring Lake, Mich. and Kim Ooley Evans of Alpharetta, Ga.; her grandsons: Rick Roberts of North Wales, Penn. and Kevin Ooley of Dallas, Tex.; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband: Glenn F. Ooley; and her daughter: Dorris Ooley Roberts.
Funeral services will be held at 10 am on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm on Monday, January 28, and from 9 am until the time of services on Tuesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4567 Progress Drive, Columbus, IN 47202.


LOWELL LAMAR SUTTON, 92, Deputy, died Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at Boynton Beach, Fla.
He was born on March 23, 1920 in Rushville, Ind. to William Henry Sutton and Caroline Borders. He owned and operated a TV sales and repair business and a roller rink in Palmer, Ala.. He moved back to Indiana and retired from Hanover College in 1983. He was a World War II Navy veteran and a deacon of Scaffold Lick Baptist Church in Scott County.
Survivors include his wife: Juanita Saylor Sutton; his son: David Sutton of Indianapolis, Lowell Sutton, Jr. of Alaska and Kevin Sutton of Madison; his daughters: Nancy McAfee and Diane Sutton, both of Port Charlotte, Fla.; step-children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and three sisters.
A memorial service will be held at 10 am on February 9, 2013 at Scaffold Lick Baptist Church.
He was cremated and his ashes were sprinkled over the ocean.
Memorial contributions may be made to Scaffold Lick Baptist Church.


CONNIE SUE WALLER, 53, Madison, died Friday, January 25, 2013 at Hosparus Norton Hospice Inpatient in Louisville.
She was born on June 6, 1959 in Scottsburg to Herbert and Mildred Bundy Tucker. She was adopted and raised by William C. and Velma Jo Patterson Walker. She was employed as a carnival worker and traveled throughout the country for 10 years. She later worked as a machine operator for Grote Industries and later at a group home with Indiana Mentor. She was a member of 4-H and the Prince of Peace Catholic Church.
Survivors include her daughters: Kelly Jo Waller of Jeffersonville and Taylor Nicole Waller of Madison; her brothers: Ray (Jo Ann) Stucker of Scottsburg and Shannon (Dianne) Edwards of West Lafayett; her sister: Priscilla Lewellen of Madison; her aunt and uncle: Mabel and Paul Ginn of Madison; her nieces and nephews: Charles Stucker, Doug Stucker, Eileen and Steven Brigh, Kathleen and Ian Duncan, and Erin Edwards; her great-nieces: Savannah, Caroline and Ashley; and her cousins: Wanda Spurgeon, Jimmy Moore, Vicki Scott and Rick Waller. She was preceded in death by her parents and her birth parents: Herbert and Mildred Bundy Tucker.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at St. Patrick Catholic Chapel in Madison. Burial will follow at ST. Anthony Catholic Cemetery near China, Ind.
Visitation will take place at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre from 5 to 7 pm on Tuesday, January 29, and from 9 am until 10:30 am on Wednesday. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday night beginning at 7 pm.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to St. Anthony Shepherds of Christ or the Prince of Peace utility fund.


ANNA LOUISE FREEMAN, 76, Hanover, died Friday, January 25, 2013 at her home.
She was born on May 29, 1936 in Louisville to William K. and Rosie B. Hyden Freeman. She was a homemaker and a member of New Hope Baptist Church.
Survivors include her companion: Basil “Bud” Newman of Madison; her daughters: Ginny (Edward) Perry of Summerfield, Fla., Mary Ann (Paul) Gardner of Virginia, Lorene (Rico) Warner of Madison, Patricia Carson (Kevin England) of Milton, Ky.; abd Billy Jo Smith (Michael Lock) Vevay; her sons: Robert Crittendan (Carolyn Eden) of Madison, Eugene (Teresa) Crittenan of Madison and William B. (Patrica) Dukes, Jr. of Milton; her step-daughter: Lucille Redish of California; her sister: Mary Summers of Madison; her brothers: Charles (Theresa) and Tony Freeman, both of Madison; 28 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: William B. Dukes;l her step-sons: Victor and Johnny Dukes; her sisters: Bernice Harmon and Darlene Reed; her brothers: William, Ronie, Johnny, Lonie, David, Joe, Stanley, James, Larry and Richard Freeman; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery in Madison.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 5 to 8 pm on Tuesday, January 29, and from 12:30 pm until the time of services on Wednesday.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.


GERTRUDE "GERTIE" S. BATMAN, 88, of Scottsburg, died on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at the Hampton Oaks Health Campus in Scottsburg.
She was born on February 28, 1924 in Sellersburg, the daughter of the late John and Nettie Mae (Sexton) Parrott. Gertie was a retired line worker for the old U.S. Shoe Corp. in Crothersville where she worked for 40 years and a  member of the Church of Nazerene in Scottsburg.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Batman; seven brothers, Robert, William, Ray, Albert, T. J., Oscar & Stanley Parrott and two grandchildren, Kenneth and Paul David Batman. Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Ann Barnard of Columbus and Brenda Rider of Scottsburg; a son, Arthur Paul "Nookie" Batman of Austin; a brother, John Parrott of Scottsburg; 11 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral Service: 11:00 am Wednesday at Collins Funeral Home with Bro. Bruce Stephenson officiating. Interment to follow in Scottsburg Cemetery. Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Tuesday  and after 9 am Wednesday at the funeral home.
Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net


ROBERT “BOB” LAWRENCE SMITH SR., 73, of rural Henryville, died Friday, January 25, 2013 at his home.
Born March 27, 1939 in Jefferson County, Kentucky, he was the son of Alphonsus Lawrence and Anna (Cull) Smith who are both deceased. On July 1, 1961, in Louisville, he married Shirley (Vogel) Smith who survives in rural Henryville. After living in Louisville for a few years they moved to Henryville in December 1976. He retired from Jefferson County Kentucky Police Dept. as a homicide detective and an evidence technician. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police Jefferson County Lodge #14, and was an avid golfer.
Other survivors include two sons, Robert “Rob” L. JR. (Karen Marie) Smith of Howell, New Jersey, Timothy “Tim” Alphonsus Smith of rural Henryville, three grandchildren, Kimberly Ann (Thomas) Cox of Elkin, North Carolina, Brandon Robert Smith of Elkin, North Carolina, Nikki Lynn Powers of Oskaloosa, Kansas, four great-grandchildren, Eaven Powers of Oskaloosa, Kansas, Nathaniel Thomas Cox, Kyelin Smith, Bella Smith all of Elkin, North Carolina; one sister, Delores (James) Brown of Shepherdsville, Kentucky.
One brother Gene Dennis Smith preceded him in death.
Chaplin Rob Schetter will conduct funeral services at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Adams Funeral Home and Crematory in Henryville with burial to follow at Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be given in memory of Bob to Jefferson County FOP or St. Jude’s c/o Adams Funeral Homes & Crematory, 209 S, Ferguson St., Henryville, IN 47126.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHome-online.com.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 January 2013 08:13