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Obituaries February 6, 2013 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 29 January 2013 00:00

REVEREND CLAUDE LAWSON, 84
EVA LEA JACOBS, 82
ALONZO E. “JUNIOR” NEELY, JR., 71
FRANKLIN W. NICHOLSON, 92
DONALD LEROY NOWLING, 82
PAULINE HUNT, 91
GEORGE EDWARD VERMILLION, 68
MABEL L. SNYDER, 96
WILMA M. CRITES, 87
JUNE LEROY HUTTSELL, 88
RALPH WIGGAM, 77
BILLY MARCUS “BILL” DEVEARY, 79
DOROTHY L. ALLEN, 86
BRENDA V. SULLIVAN CLARK, 72
AMANDA LEE “MANDY” HALL, 79
RONNIE E. MCVAY, 66
RODNEY REICH SPRIESTERSBACH, 77
MARTHA L. ROSENBALM, 73
MARY ROLEN, 78
MARTHA ANN REECE, 74
WILLIAM "BILL" COFFEY, 51
JERRY RONALD WIGGAM, 80
ATHALEAN MINER, 82
JAMES FILLMORE JOHNSON, 77
V. MARILYN HUTTELMAYER, 82
BETTY R. JONES, 82
MELINDA K. FACKLER, 42
ANNA M. SMITH ROTH, 93

 

REVEREND CLAUDE LAWSON, 84, Salem, died on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at St. Vincent Hospital.
He was born August 15, 1928 in Liberty, Kentucy the son of Riley and Telitha Lawson.  He was a former truck driver, police officer and assitant pastor in Michigan before moving to Salem and starting and pastoring Faith Christian Center.  He attended Marshall Avenue Church.  He was an Army veteran and a graduate and lifetime alumni of Rhema Bible Training Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Genevieve Lancaster Lawson.  They were married October 27, 1950.  He is also survived by a son, Mark Lawson (Riva) of Salem; two daughters, Claudia Brown (David) of Juneau, Wisconsin and Christina Lindburgh (Tony) of Salem, nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Wednesday, January, 30, 2013 at Weathers Funeral Home with Pastor Amos Mills, Reverend Tony Vinson and Reverend Clifton Coulter officiating.
Burial followed in Mitchell Cemetery with military honors.


EVA LEA JACOBS, 82, Laconia, died Saturday, January 26, 2013 at her home.
She was born on June 27, 1931 in Elizabeth, Ind. to Stoy and Lena Johns Funk. She was a homemaker and a member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband: Darrell Jacobs of Laconia; her sons: Scotts Jacobs of Corydon and Dan Jacobs of Leavenworth; her daughter: Lea Ann Still of Floyds Knobs; her brother: Dallas Funk of Elizabeth; and seven grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother: Kelmar Funk; and her granddaughter: Natalie Curry.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home. Burial followed in Rehoboth Cemetery.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Fanconi Anemia Research Fund, 1801 Willamette Street, Suite 200, Eugene, OR 97401.


ALONZO E. “JUNIOR” NEELY, JR., Madison, died Monday, January 28, 2013 at King's Daughters' Hospital.
He was born on August 10, 1941 in Munice to Alonzo E., Sr. and Flossie Luella Ellison Neely. He was employed with the U.S. Shoe Corporation, Tower Manufacturing, Decatur Plastics, and North Vernon Forge and North Vernon Drop. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in downtown Madison.
Survivors include his wife: Rose Annette Snider Neely of Madison; his daughters: Sonya (Johnny) Morris and Melissa (Donald) Swallow, both of Muncie; his step-daughter: Claudette Lawson of Muncie; his grandchildren: Samantha, Sasha, Justin, Christopher, Brandon and Austin; his step-grandson: Damon Wilson; his brothers: Richard Neely of Kent and Harold E. Neely of Muncie; his sisters: Mary Neely Shaner, Roberta Pauline and Thelma Neely, all of Muncie; his step-brothers: Edward and Robert Everroad, both of Anderson, Ind.; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sisters: Elsie Powinski, Mary Everrorad, Violet Balle, Nettie Criss and Martha Brown; and his brother: Paul Henry Neely.
Funeral services will be held at 12 pm on Friday, February 1, 2013 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow at Pisgah Cemetery near Deputy.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 11 am until the time of services on Friday.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Junior Neely Memorial Fund.


FRANKLIN W. NICHOLSON, 92, Salem, died Monday, January 28, 2013 at St. Vincent Hospital.
He was born on December 2, 1920 in Washington County to Thomas W. and Myrtle Bottorff Nicholson. He was a retired major in the U.S. Army and also retired from Smith Cabinet Company. He was a member of Salem First Christian Church. Survivors include his son:  Larry Nicholson of Chapel Hill, N.C.; his daughter:  Linda Jackson of Scottsburg; his sister:  Gladys Roberts of Salem; three grandchildren and two great-grandsons. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Mary L. Bush Nicholson; his brothers: Clyde L. and Charles Nicholson; his sisters:  Elizabeth Weston and Anita Chastain; and his granddaughter:  Nora Nicholson.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Friday, February 1, 2013 at Salem First Christian Church. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at Weathers Funeral Home from 4 to 8 pm on Thursday, January 31, and from 9 am until the time of services on Friday.


DONALD LER0Y NOWLING, 82, Brownstown, died Monday, January 28, 2013 at the VA Hospital in Louisville.
He was born on February 21, 1930 in Crothersville to James Thomas and Viola Nowling. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, was employed at Arvin's, and later owned and his own HVAC company.
Survivors include his sons: Stephen Leroy (Joyce) Nowling of Columbus, Michael David (Kathleen) Nowling of Clayton, Ind. and Gregory Thomas (Marita) Nowling of Borden; his daughter: Rebecca Elizabeth Nowling of Indiana; his companion: Carol Ferguson of Brownstown; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and one step-grandson. He was preceded in death by his brothers: James and William Clifford Nowling; and his wife: Norma Jean Nowling.
Funeral services will be held at 3 pm on Friday, February 1, 2013 at Adams Funeral Homes. Burial will follow at Crothersville Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 12 pm until the time of services on Friday.


PAULINE HUNT, 91, Borden, died Monday, January 28, 2013 at Kindred Transitional Care & Rehab Center in New Albany.
She was born on January 26, 1922 in Pekin to the late Everett and Fannie McCoy Jackson. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Christian Church in Borden.
Survivors include her daughter: Marlene (John) Otto of Louisville; her grandson: Walter (Barbara) Calfee; and her great-grandson: Chandler Calfee. She was preceded in death by her husband: Walter Hunt; and her brother: Chandler Calfee.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery in Borden.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 pm on Wednesday, January 30, and from 9 am until the time of services on Thursday.


GEORGE EDWARD VERMILLION, 68, Charlestown, died Monday, January 28, 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital. He was a truck driver.
Survivors include his wife: Ronna Ray Jackson Vermillion of Charlestown; his son: Timothy Vermillion of Port Washington, Oh.; his daughter: Susan (Greg) Vermillion Seidenfaden of Sellersburg; his brother: John Vermillion of San Pedro Laguna, Phillipines; his sister: Beverly Reed of Canton, Oh.; and his grandchildren: Courtney Michelle Smith of Jeffersonville and Luke Edward Seidenfaden of Sellersburg. He was preceded in death by his brothers: James Melvin Vermillion and Ura Vermillion, Jr.; and his sisters: Janet Joann Vermillion and Yvonne Jones.
Funeral services will be held at 7 pm on Friday, February 1, 2013 at Garr Funeral Home. Cremation was chosen.
Visitation will take place from 12 pm until the time of services on Friday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Garr Funeral Home.


MABEL L. SNYDER, 96, Elizabeth, Ind., died Monday, January 28, 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born on July 5, 1916 in Bristow, Ind. to Lafe and Olive Bradshaw Lasher. She worked as a nurses aid at St. Edwards Hospital in New Albany and was a member of Elizabeth Methodist Church.
Survivors include her sons: Rick (Linda) Snyder of Greenwood, Ind. and Benny (Linda) Snyder of New Albany; her daughter: Marilyn (Bill) Kannapel of Elizabeth; nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: John Darrell Snyder; her sons: John Wayne and Dennis Lee Snyder; and her brother: J. Kern Lasher.
Funeral services will be held at 12 pm on Friday, February 1, 2013 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon. Burial will follow in Bristow Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 12 to 8 pm on Thursday, January 31, and from 9 am until the time of service on Friday.
The family suggests memorial contributions to be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana, 624 E. Market Street, New Albany, IN 47150.


WILMA M. CRITES, 87, Scottsburg, died Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at the Golden Living Center in Bloomington.
She was born on August 30, 1925 in Kirksville, Ind., to the late Merle and Stella Whisley Barrett. Wilma was a retired housekeeper for the Mariann Travel Inn in Scottsburg, a former breakfast cook for Indiana University in Bloomington, and a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Salem.
Survivors include her daughters: Diane Crites and Sandra Clark, both of Bloomington, and Phyllis S. (Gary) Hill of Scottsburg; her brother: Glen Barrett of Harrodsburg; her half-brother: Arthur Barrett of Bloomington; her half-sister: Stella June  Prince of Harrodsburg; six grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and great-great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband: Albert Edward Crites; her grandson: David Anthony Hill; her brother: Ralph Barrett; her sisters: Eula Barrett, Louise Combest and Marjorie Sowders; and her half-brother,:Freddie Grubb.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at Collins Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Clover Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 10 am until the time of services on Saturday.


JUNE LEROY HUTTSELL, 88, Nabb, died Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at Kings Daughters Hospital.
He was born on October 15, 1924 in Jefferson County to Rohda and Teddy Taflinger Huttsell. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his son: Terry Huttsell of Nabb; and his grandsons: Brent and Ryan Fisher, both of Nabb. He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Dorothy Mae Baker Huttsell; his daughter: Lana Fisher; and his brother: Otis Huttsell.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 1:30pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 1, from 4pm to 8pm and after 9am on Saturday.


RALPH WIGGAM, 77, Nabb, died Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at his home.
He was born on April 19, 1935 IN New Washington to Charles and Orvia Stodghill Wiggam. He was retired from LG&E, a retired school bus driver, a school board member, and a member of the Trinity United Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include his wife: Mary Wheeler Wiggam; his sons: Jeff Wiggam of Reedley, Calif. and Greg Wiggam of Nabb; his daughter: Gina Hobbs of Nabb; his brothers: Norman, Terry and Larry Wiggam, all of New Washington; his sister: Audrey Richards of Nabb; and his grandchildren: Cameron Wiggam, Alison Wiggam, Tori Wiggam, Jesse Wiggam, Dustin Hobbs, and Ryan Hobbs.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 11am at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 1, from 3pm to 8pm, and after 9am on Saturday.


BILLY MARCUS “BILL” DEVEARY, 79, Madison, died Monday, January 28, 2013.
He was born on January 1, 1934 in Shelby County, Ky. to Thomas Hilton and Stella Gross Deveary. He first drove and delivered for ten years with Thompson Dairy and Chesty and served as district manager at the completion of his career with them. He then co-owned and co-operated with Bob Webster the Broadway Service Station in downtown Madison for twenty eight years. He then served as a mechanic and bus driver for twenty five years with the Madison Consolidated School System and retired after five years serving as a driver for American Coach.
Survivors include his daughters: Carla "Susie" (Pastor Frank J.) McGee of Madison and Linda (Jeff) Stanton of Mount Pleasant, S.C.; his grandchildren: Stacey McGee Castellanos and Kim Young, Stefanie McGee (Jacob) Smith, Jessica Layne Stanton and Krista Rose Marie Stanton; his great-grandchildren: Micah, Trinity and Barry; his honorary great-grandchild: Summer; his sister: Jean Stodghill of Lexington; his sisters-in-law: Mary and Wauneta Deveary, both of Madison; several nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Sharla Rose Travis Deveary; his companion: Wanda Dunaway; his brothers: Calvin, Prewitt and Emmett Deveary; and his sisters: Lucille Manley and Hazel Marie Deveary.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm on Friday, February 1, 2013 at North Madison Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre from 4 to 8 pm on Thursday, January 31, and from 11:30 am until the time of services on Friday.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to North Madison Baptist Church.


DOROTHY L. ALLEN, 86, New Albany, died Tuesday, January 29, 2013.
She was born on May 14, 1926 in Jeffersonville to William and Grace Sutton Cannon. She worked for the state as an in-home caregiver.
Survivors include her son: David (Peggy) Allen of Georgetown; her grandchildren: Todd Allen of Georgetown, Eric Allen of Orlando, Fla., Chad Allen of Gramercy, La.; Sherri Kerr of Pekin and Terri Clements of Fredericksburg; 10 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband: Urban Allen; and her son: Terry Allen.
Funeral services will be held at 9 am on Friday, February 1, 2013 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Milton Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm on Thursday, February 1, and from 8 am until the time of services on Friday.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the NAFC Animal Shelter or the Alzheimer Association. They would like to thank Green Valley Care Center for their care and compassion for their mother and grandmother.


BRENDA V. SULLIVAN CLARK, 72, Madison, died Monday, January 28, 2013 at King's Daughters' Hospital.
She was born on January 24, 1941 in Carrollton, Ky. to Robert W. Sullivan and Martha C. Searcy Robinson. She worked for many years as a teacher's aide at Lydia Middleton Elementary School in downtown Madison. She also served as administrator and caretaker at Camp Livingston in Switzerland County for eleven years.
Survivors include her husband: Arthur Goss Clark of Madison; her sons: Jeffory L. (Cathy) Clark of Madison, Kevin (Reva) Clark of Hanover and Steve (Paula) Clark of Vevay; her daughter: Kimberly (David) Holman of Madison; her grandchildren: Derick, Andrew, Matthew, Danielle, Kirsten, Ariel, Kayla, Adam, Bryce, Devin and Austin; her sisters: Marsha (Don) Mundt of Hanover, Pam Peters of Vevay and Carol (Robert) Park of Madison; her brother: Michael (Cindy) Robinson of Deputy; several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives
She was preceded in death by her parents; her step-father: Dean Ward Robinson; and her grandson: Eric Clark.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison.
Visitation will take place at the chapel from 12 pm until the time of services on Saturday.
Arrangements are being handled by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Brenda Clark Memorial Fund for the Camp Livingston Camper Fund.


AMANDA LEE “MANDY” HALL, 79, Scottsburg, died Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born on July 30, 1933 in Virginia to the late Rollie Collins and Pearl Turner Collins-Tompkins. She was a homemaker and a member of New Hope Church of God near Austin.
Survivors include   Survivors include her sisters: Bobby Cantrell of Kemper, Ky., Nancy Brown of Jenkins, Ky. and Betty Thompson of Hyattsville, Md.;  her brothers: Rollie Collins, Jr. of Marengo, Bill Collins of Jenkins and Troy "Johnny" Collins of Indiana; her sister-in-law: Mary Francisco of Madison; numerous nieces and nephews and a friend who cared for her, Paul Harris of Scottsburg. She was preceded in death by her husband: Bill Hall; and her brother: Jim Collins.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Friday, February 1, 2013 at Collins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 11 am until the time of services on Friday.


RONNIE E. MCVAY, 66, Salem, died Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at St. Vincent Hospital.
He was born on May 9, 1946 in Corbin, Ky. to Jess and Nellie Eaton McVay.
Survivors include his wife: Karen Gray McVay; his daughter: Tena McVay of Salem; and his sisters: June Fishburn, Dessie Smith and Linda Partin, all of Salem. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister: Elizabeth McNeely; and his brothers: Charles, D.L., Lewis, Glen, Philip and Leford McVay.
Funeral services will be held Monday, February 4, 2013 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Rush Creek Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 pm on Sunday, February 3, and from 9 am until the time of services on Monday.


RODNEY REICH SPRIESTERSBACH, 77, Charlestown, died Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born on September 21, 1935 in Jeffersonville to George and LaVerne Reich Spriestersbach. He was a retired employee of General Electric and a member of the old First Christian Church, the Blazing Star Masonic Lodge # 226 and the Double H. Square Dance Club in Jeffersonville.
Survivors include his wife: Betty Latham Spriestersbach; his daughters: Cathy Ward and Donna Campbell, both of Charlestown; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at Grayson Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 11 am to 8 pm on Monday, February 4, and from 9 am until the time of services on Tuesday. Masonic services will be held at the funeral home at 7 pm on Monday.


MARTHA L. ROSENBALM, 73, Salem, died Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Salem Crossing.
She was born on September 7, 1939 in Indiana to Edna McCullough. She was an employee of Blue River Industries Workshop.
Survivors include her friend: Denise Scott of Salem. She was preceded in death by her mother and her brother: Raymond.
There will be no visitation or services.


MARY ROLEN, 78, Hardinsburg, died Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Corydon Nursing and Rehabilitation.
She was born in Hardinsburg. She was a retired nurse and a member of Kays Chapel Church. Survivors include her sons: Mark, Terry and Denny Bass; her daughter: Melody Bass; her brother: Sonny Day; her sister: Melvina Smith; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Friday, February 1, 2013 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra. Burial will follow in Kays Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 11 am until the time of services on Friday.


MARTHA ANN REECE, 74, Scottsburg, died Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Hampton Oak Health Campus.
She was born in Salem to the late William and Lucy Ponder. She was a former small business owner and a licensed realtor.
Survivors include her sons, Robert F. (Terry) Johnson of Berryville, Va. and Kevin D. (Jeri) Reece of Scottsburg;  her daughters: Rayna A. (Russell) Withers of Scottsburg and Tina L. (Tony) Bennett of Tallahassee, Fla.; her sisters: Beverly (Wilford) Deaton of Austin, Nancy Ponder and Henrietta Ponder-Williams, both of Russell Springs, Ky.; her brother: Bill Ponder of Russell Springs; eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents; her son: Michael Ray Johnson; her daughter: Brenda Lee Holman; her grandson: Dustin B. Moore; two brothers: Maynard and Ford Ponder; and two sisters: Bert Ponder and Macy Ponder-Miller.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 pm on Sunday, February 3, 2013 at Collins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 12 pm until the time of services on Sunday.


WILLIAM "BILL" COFFEY, 51, Scottsburg, died Saturday, February 2, 2013 at Clark Memorial Hospital Jeffersonville.
He was born September 4, 1961 in Louisville, and was the son of the late Glen Coffey and Jannie (Wilson) Dye, who survives. He married Patti (Stumpk) Coffey, May 8, 2008. He was a retired Carpet Layer.
Survivors include his wife Patty Coffey of Scottsburg; his mother, Jannie Dye, Scottsburg; daughters, Kimberly (Bobby) McCoy, Elizabethtown, Ky.; Melina (Roy) Taylor, Scottsburg; Amanda (John) Cruey, Jeffersonville and Jessie Higgins, Tempe, Ariz.; sons, Adam (Tiffany) Higgins, New Albany and John (Vanessa) Higgins, Jeffersonville; brothers, J.R. Coffey, Ft. Knox and Danny Coffey, Mt. Sterling, Ky. and a sister, Opal "Tiny" Cattrell, Louisville.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 pm Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin.
Visitation will be from 11 am to 2 pm Wednesday at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorials can be given to The American Cancer Association, or The Contributions for Bill Coffey Fund c/o Buchanan Funeral Home.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


JERRY RONALD WIGGAM, 80, of New Washington died Saturday Feb. 2, 2013 at Hillcrest Village in Jeffersonville.
He was born on July 5, 1932 in Madison to Charles and Orvia Stodghill Wiggam. He was an army veteran of the Korean Conflict, a retired driver for the old Nachand Beverage Co. in Jeffersonville and a former tobacco farmer. He was a member of the New Washington Christian Church, American Legion Post 335 and was a former past democratic precinct committee member.
He is survived by his wife the former Audrey Tucker, sons; Dwight Wiggam (Marilyn) of Dublin, Ohio, Duane Wiggam (Pam) of New Washington and Derwin Wiggam of Louisville, brothers Norman and Larry Wiggam both of New Washington; sister, Audrey Richards of Nabb, grandchildren; Erica Woodward (Gary) of Charlestown and LaDawn Woods (Cecil) of Phenix City, Ala., great-grandchildren; Trey & Tyler Woodward and Castiel Woods.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday Feb. 6, 2013 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation was Tuesday and after 9 a.m. on Wednesday.
Online condolences may be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


ATHALEAN MINER, 82, Austin, died on Friday, February 1, 2013 at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
She was a homemaker, a member of the New Providence Baptist Church and the Ebenezor Church Keen Agers Group in Greenbriar, Tennessee.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Avis Gordon Miner; a son, Bill Miner; a grandson, Jason Herald and a brother, Billy Ray Carmack.
Survivors include three daughters, Sherry Smith (Donnie Lee) of Scottsburg, Dee Herald (Donald) of Crothersville and Kathy Caruthers of Hendersonville, Tennessee; two sons, John Miner (Donna Spicer) and Bert Miner both of Austin; four sisters, Ann Burns, Ada Robbins and Dana Herald all of Scottsburg, Indiana and Brenda Pennington of Austin; 10 grandchildren, Ryan Herald, Krista Minton, Annette King, Rachael Chapman, Jeremiah and Gabriel Apple, Jamie Caruthers, Dillon Miner, Jeremy and Natasha Spicer and 11 great-grandchildren, Alexa, Jeremiah, Jr., Kurik, Berit, Kaylin, Wyatt, Easton, Jaerin, Jaiden, Coleman and Coleigh.
Funeral services were Monday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg with burial in New Providence Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the family c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


JAMES FILLMORE JOHNSON, 77 of Otisco, died Wednesday January 30, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. He was born on July 23, 1935 in Webster, KY to Otis and Gladys Norton Johnson.
Fillmore was a Navy veteran and a retired employee of Owens Illinois. He was a member and deacon of First Baptist Church in Charlestown, past president of Marysville-Otisco-Nabb Water Corp. and past president of the Gideon East Camp.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters; Alice and Elizabeth, brothers; Charles and Billy, and son-in-law Jeff Elliott.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years the former Norma J. Coulter, his children; Mark Johnson (LaDonna), Marsha Hensley (Randy) and Marketta Elliott, grandchildren; Melissa Fleenor (Brad), Janel Wilkins (Billy), Amber Jackson (Chad), Britni Johnson and Baxter Elliott and eight-great-grandchildren; sisters, Jean Copeland, Rita Colvin, Mae Vetter and Carolyn Owens.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday Feb. 6, 2013 at First Baptist Church in Charlestown with burial in Kraft Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
Visitation was Tuesday at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown and after 9 a.m. on Wednesday at the church.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Gideons International at P.O. Box 171 Charlestown, IN 47111.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


V. MARILYN HUTTELMAYER, 82 of North Vernon, died January 20, 2013 at Orchard Ridge Nursing Home in New Port Richey, Florida.
A funeral service was Friday, January 25, 2013 at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral & Cremation Service in North Vernon. Rev. Mike Biggs officiated. Burial followed at Otisco Cemetery.
Born on November 2, 1930, in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of the late Hariel and Olive Daisy Thomas. She married Rev. Johnny Oren Huttelmayer on October 23, 1948. He survives. She was a member of The Lord’s Chapel in North Vernon, and had attended Bible Center in Terre Haute, North Charlestown Church of God, Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Fellowship Baptist Church Lakeview Baptist Church and Metropolitan Ministries.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Johnny (Terry) Huttelmayer, II, of Indianapolis, and James Huttelmayer of Clarksville; two daughters, Brenda (Henry) Schweitzer of Lake Tapawingo, Mo., and Marilyn Elaine (Keith) Lyle of Charlestown; a brother, Hariel Thomas of Florida; a sister, Judy Berry of Minnesota; grandchildren, Ginger Zell, Regina (Steve) Byerly, Stephan Schweitzer, Anthony (Amanda) Schweitzer, Angela Huttelmayer and April (David) Budd; step grandchildren, Amy (Brent) Ridenour, Robbie (Corey) Kennedy, Kristie (Daniel) Sheffield, John (Apryl) Kennedy and Jennifer Reese; great grandchildren, Monica and Dakota Byerly, Dustin Conover, Brittany and Trent Zell, Alex, Adrian and Abby Brummet, Shawna Budd and Renea Lynn Twigg; and many other loved ones.
She was preceded in death by her loving parents; sisters Irma, Billie and Bobbie; and grandson Christopher Michael Twigg.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to The Lord’s Chapel.
Family and friends may sign Marilyn’s online guestbook and light a candle in her remembrance at sawyerfuneralservice.com.


BETTY R. JONES, 82 of Scottsburg, died on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Hickory Creek at Scottsburg.
She was born on December 12, 1930 in Lee County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Nathan and Rettie (Palmer) Barnett. She was a retired employee of the old I.C.I. America in Charlestown, also a licensed Real Estate Agent for the old Graham Realty Company in Scottsburg and was a winter resident of Naples, Florida until her illness in 2009. She attended the Scottsburg United Methodist Church, was a member of the Scottsburg Beautification Committee and the Naples Diplomat Club in Naples, Florida.
She was preceded in death by her parents, nine siblings and a step-great-grandson.
Survivors include husband, Robert L. "Bob" Jones of Scottsburg; a daughter, Brenda Rutherford (Jim) of Scottsburg; two sons, Randy Kilburn (Kathy) and David Kilburn (Diana) both of Scottsburg; two brothers, Everett and Roscoe Barnett both of Austin; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; four stepchildren; seven step grandchildren and five step great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 at Scottsburg United Methodist Church with Pastor Steve Brackney officiating. Interment is in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Scottsburg Beautification Committee c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


MELINDA K. FACKLER, 42, of Scottsburg, died Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
She was born November 10, 1970 in San Jose, California, the daughter of the late George and Donna (Smith) Foster. She was married May 18, 1987 to Wayne Fackler, who survives. She was a homemaker.
Survivors in addition to her husband include two sons, Michael Wayne Fackler & William Xavier Thomas both of Scottsburg; two daughters, Desiree Gabrielle & Angelique Isabella Fackler both of Scottsburg; six brothers, Donald Foster of California, Dennis Foster of Alabama, George Foster & Victor Foster both of Alabama, Lenny Foster of Indiana & Mike Thompson of California; five sisters, Annie Foster of Indiana, Susan Thompson of Arizona, Susan Johnston - Foster of Louisiana and Colleen & Kelly Thompson both of California and two granddaughter, Madelyn Rose Fackler & Isabella Rose Foster.
Funeral services will be at 11 am Wednesday at Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Jackson officiating.
Interment to follow in Flora Cemetery in Mauckport. Visitation was Tuesday and will be after 9 am Wednesday at Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


ANNA M. SMITH ROTH, 93, died at Guerin Woods on January 30, 2013.
She was a first-generation American and served in the Women’s Army Air Corps during WWII. Anna was a hairdresser, an avid card player, excellent gardener, and attentive grandmother and known as GG to the newest generation. In the last years, Anna attended St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church but was also a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church and their Prime Timers Club.
She was born Feb 4, 1919 in Harrisburg, Illinois, one of nine children, Frank, Mary Kiska, Steve, John, and Carl Smith (deceased) and survived by Rosalie Sanders, Paul (Lovetta) and Andy Smith.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Palmer H. (Jeff) Roth. Anna and Palmer met in the service and settled in Louisville and Southern Indiana to raise five children: Peg Fey, Marci Oliver (deceased), Alice Roth, Pete Roth (Lu Ann), Lisa Schultz, and bonus son, Tony Hedrick (Debbie). Grandchildren are Sherry, Don, Keeley, Brad, Duke, Jeff, Josh, Carlye, Palmer, Brianna, Charles and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral Mass was Tuesday, February 5, at St Mary of Knobs (3033 Martin Road, Floyd Knobs). Her final resting place will be in Harrisburg, Illinois, with her parents.
Memorial contributions in her honor may be made to St. Elizabeth Maternity and Adoption Service/Catholic Charities (601 East Market Street, New Albany, IN 47150).


Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 February 2013 13:28