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Obituaries February 13, 2013 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 06 February 2013 00:00

VIOLET GOFORTH DEVINE RITTMAN, 77
FRED ROBERT SPARKS, 63
WAYNE C. SOOY, 67
FRIEDA POTZLER KLEIN, 97
ALVA CLARK SR., 81
BETTY PAULINE LOWE FOLEY, 84
OPAL LAVERN HUFFMAN MORGAN NEWSOM, 82
MARJORIE M. STROUB, 87
PAULINE GOEN, 101
LOIS F. CRANE, 92
CATHERINE M. MILLER KRUER, 96
DONALD E. SHIRLEY, 87
LISA GAIL RISNER, 44
KENNETH KE. HOKE, 91
OLIE HERBERT KEITH, 81
THOMAS A. HERALD, 69
LEAH MARIE MARRILLIA, 20
TONY STIDAM, 48
ROSANNA NEASE, 60
JOHN RAYMOND “RICK” ADCOCK, SR., 65
LEROY A. HUMPHREY, SR., 90
CHARLES RONALD “CHARLIE” PHILLIPS, 92
LELAND H. BELCHER, 74

 

VIOLET GOFORTH DEVINE RITTMAN, 77, Charlestown, died Monday, February 4, 2013 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born on October 20, 1935 in Clark County to Thomas Roy and Loraine Pearl Roberts Goforth. She was a homemaker and a member of the North Charlestown Church of God.
Survivors include her sons: Mike and Kevin Devine, both of Charlestown, and Toby Devine of Scottsburg; her sisters: Ida Pearl Crowe of Charlestown, Elizabeth Spencer of New Washington and Bonnie Arington of Frankfort, Ky.; her brothers: Roy and Bob Goforth, both of Charlestown; her grandchildren: Tiffany, Ashley, Jenny, Jessika, and Ginger; and her great-grandchildren: Brittany, Landon, Gracie, Jackson, and Case. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband: Raymond O. Devine; and her second husband: John Rittman.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Friday, February 8, 2012 at the Grayson Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 3 to 8 pm on Thursday, February 7, and from 10 am until the time of services on Friday.


FRED ROBERT SPARKS, 63, Orleans, died Sunday, February 3, 2013 at the IU Hospice House in Bloomington.
He was born on March 31, 1949 in Harrodsburg, Ind. to Fred and Marcia Sills Sparks. He was a former truck driver ant a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
Survivors include his wife: Cindy Stivers Sparks; his sons: John Jackson and Kevin Sparks, both of Orleans; his daughters:  Julie Sparks of Ellettsville, Ind., Jamie Shipley of Bloomington, Stacey Jackson of Jeffersonville and Amy Giddens of Lakeview, Oh.; his brothers:  Jim and Homer Sparks, both of Bloomington; his sisters: Velda Fisher of Bloomington and Vivian Hoyme of Maryland; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister: Edith Eads.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday, February 7, 2013 at Weathers Funeral Home in Salem. Burial with military honors will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 10 am until the time of services on Wednesday.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to Weathers Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.


WAYNE C. SOOY, Dupont, died Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at his home.
He was born on November 7, 1945 in Jefferson County to Jesse M. and Opal Buchanan Sooy. He was employed with Steinhardt and Hanson for thirty two years and then with Arco Office Supplies as a service technician. He had also worked at the Madison Correctional Facility in security, with Securitas in Columbus and North Vernon, and served as an auctioneer. He was a member of the Hanover Baptist Church and later with the First Baptist Church of Dupont.
Survivors include his wife: Gail L. Weales Sooy of Dupont; his daughter: Erin (Eric) Pettit of North Vernon; his son: Michael W. (Lindsay) Sooy of Tiffin, Oh.; his grandchildren: Kelsey, Haley, and Ethan Pettit, Clayton and Cora Sooy; his brother: Donald Sooy of Madison; his sister: Viola Hunter of Centerville, Oh.; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Randall and June Weales of Jasper, Ind.; several nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother: Ralph Sooy; and his sister: Evelyn Sooy Pruitt.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at First Baptist Church of Dupont. Burial will follow at Bayless Cemetery in Madison.
Visitation will take place at the church from 4 to 8 pm on Friday, February 8, and from 12 pm until the time of services on Saturday.
Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre is handling the arrangements.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Wayne Sooy Memorial Fund.


FRIEDA POTZLER KLEIN, 97, died Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at Mercy-Providence Retirement Home.
She was born on October 9, 1915 in Clark County to the late Emil and Barbara Kraemer Potzler. She was employed for many years at Providence Retirement Home and was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.
Survivors include her children: Janice Klein of Indianapolis, Angela (Ronald) Nolan and Vincent (Mary) Klein, Jr., both of New Albany; her grandchildren: Matthew (Rachel) Nolan, Nicholas (Kelly) Nolan, Emily (Katan) D’Souza, Michael Klein, Gregg Nolan and his fiancé Megan Fairfield; and her great-grandchildren: Natalie Nolan, Samuel Nolan and Maya D’Souza. She was preceded in death by her husband: Vincent Klein, Sr.; her sisters: Catherine Brian, Laverne Forree and Mary Lou Potzler; and her brothers: Urban, Leonard and Walter Potzler.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 am on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Holy Family Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at Newcomer Funeral Home from 1 to 8 pm on Friday, February 8, and at the church from 10 am until the time of services on Saturday. A Rosary prayer service will be held at 3 pm on Friday.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent De Paul or In Heavens Eyes c/o Holy Family Catholic Church.


ALVA CLARK SR., 81, died Sunday, February 3, 2013 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was a retired mechanic, a CB operator and a member of Main Cross Independent Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife: Constance Clark; his sons: Rodney (Tina) Clark of Shawnee Mission, Kan. And Alva (Julie) Clark, Jr. of Holt Summit, Mo.; his daughters: Vicki (Nelson) Murphy and Shirley (Mark) Craig, both of Jeffersonville, and Deborah (Earl) Gentry of Clarksville; his step-sons: Jimmy Hochadel of Charlestown and Alan Stewart; 18 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his mother: Hala Spencer; and his brother: William R. Clark.
Funeral services will be held at 12 pm on Friday, February 8, 2013 at E.M. Coots' Sons Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at 2 pm in Ridge Spring Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from3 to 8 pm on Thursday, February 7, and from 9 am until the time of services on Friday.


BETTY PAULINE LOWE FOLEY, 84, Hanover, formerly of Madison, died Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover.
She was born on January 18, 1929 in Bourbon County, Ky. to the late Roy and Pearl Moreland Foley. She was employed with Inglis Drug Store, Conn Organ and the Hanover College Book Store. She was a member of Hanover Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school.
Survivors include her sons: Steven Ray (Mary Alice) Foley of Madison and William Michael “Mike” (Cheryl) Foley of Hanover; five grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband: William Ray Foley; her granddaughter: Carmen Noelle Foley; her sisters: Kathryn Carr, Thelma Gregory, Margaret Adams and Carolyn Schneider; and her brother: Roy Allen Lowe.
Funeral services will take place at 11 am on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm on Friday, February 8, and from 9 am until the time of services on Saturday.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Hanover Baptist Church.


OPAL LAVERN HUFFMAN MORGAN NEWSOM, 82, Sellersburg, died January 30, 2013.
She was born on August 3, 1928 in Pikeville, Ky. She was a member of the Church of God in Charlestown.
Survivors include her children: Brenda Morgan Johnston, Joyce Morgan (Fred) Rankin and Dwight (Patty) Morgan; her step-children: Jim Newsom, Theresa Bradin, Kathy Clark and Erne Newsom; 14 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband: James Newsom; and her step-daughter: Jeva Seagraves.
Funeral services were held Saturday, February 2, 20123 at Legacy Funeral Center in Jeffersonville. Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to Maple Manor Christian Home or to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington D.C., 20090-6011.


MARJORIE M. STROUB, 87, Scottsburg, died Thursday, February 7, 2013 at her residence.
She was born on December 20, 1925 in Harrison County, Ky. to the late Frank and Maggie Slade Stroub. She was a retired employee of the old U.S. Shoe Corporation in Crothersville, as well as a retired employee of Cummins Engine Company in Walesboro, Ind. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Scottsburg.
Survivors include her brothers: Roy Stroub of Cynthiana, Ky. and M.C. Stroub of Lexington, Ky.; her nieces: Sally Tinnel, Nancy Smiley, Mitzi Orbertson and Tina Swinford; her nephews: Tim and Robbie Stroub; and a friend who cared for her: Terry Coomer. She was preceded in death by her sisters: Ruby Hausberger and Ida Katherine McCoy; and her brother: Raymond Stroub.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Collins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 5 to 7 pm on Friday, February 8, and from 9 am until the time of services on Saturday.


PAULINE GOEN, 101, Salem, died Thursday, February 7, 2013 at Covered Bridge Health Campus in Seymour.
She was born on September 28, 1911 in Campbellsburg to Ralph and Ethel Stephenson Myers. She was the founder of Salem Al-Anon group and a member of the First Christian Church in Salem.
Survivors include her sons: Patrick Goen of Evansville, James Goen of Seymour and W. Ike Goen of Pekin; her sister: Mary Bridgewater of Austin, Tex.; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and eight siblings.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, February 11, 2013 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 pm on Sunday, February 10, and from 9 am until the time of services on Monday.


LOIS F. CRANE, 92, Scottsburg, died Friday, February 8, 2013.
She was born on August 16, 1920 in Scott County to Alonzo M. and Amanda Hamilton Alexander. She was a homemaker and a former cook at Johnson Township School.
Survivors include her husband: Lester Crane of Scottsburg; her son: David L. (Marilyn) Crane of Scottsburg; her daughter: Linda K. (Kenny) Couch of Scottsburg; five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother: Lowell Alexander; and her sisters: Ruth Trotter, Margaret Thompson, Irene Thompson and Beulah Alexander.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Sunday, February 10, 2013 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Scaffold Lick Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm on Saturday, February 9, and from 11 am until the time of services on Sunday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, c/o Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N 1st Street, Scottsburg, IN 47170.


CATHERINE M. MILLER KRUER, 96, Starlight, died Saturday, February 9, 2013.
She was born in Clark County to the late Louis B. and Anna M. Yocum Miller. She was a lifelong member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Starlight.
Survivors include her sons: Melvin (Diana), Norbert (Joni), Alfred (Paulette), Michael (June), and Richard Kruer; her daughters: Thelma Bostock (Larry), Jeanette Williams (Bob), Arlene Bertrand (Jim), and Joyce Eyerly (Mike); her sisters: Marcella Weikel, and Dolores Popp; 21 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband: Raymond J. Kruer; her daughter: Margaret Schindler; her son: Kenneth Kruer; her grandchildren: Timothy and Katrina Kruer; and her sisters: Irene and Marie Miller and Rita Geraghty.
A funeral Mass will be held at 11 am on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Newcomer Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 12 to 8 pm on Wednesday, February 13. A Rosary prayer service will be held at 4 pm on Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 8310 St. John's Road, Floyds Knobs, IN 47119.


DONALD E. SHIRLEY, 87, Scottsburg, died Friday, February 8, 2013 in Louisville.
He was born on September 19, 1925 in Underwood to William and Ethel Dean Shirley. He was a retired postal worker with the U.S. government. He was a member of Scottsburg Masonic Lodge # 572 FandAM, Indianapolis Scottish Rite, Indianapolis Murat Shrine and the First Christian Church of Scottsburg.
Survivors include his wife: Peg Shirley of Scottsburg; his son: Bob (Sandy) Shirley of Greenwood, Ind.; and his grandchildren: Austin Richey and David Mullinax. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother: Harold Shirley; and his sister: Lucille Broady Dean.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at Stewart and Hoagland Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm on Tuesday, February 12, and from 9 am until the time of services on Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church of Scottsburg c/o Stewart and Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N 1st Street, Scottsburg IN 47170.


LISA GAIL RISNER, 44, Charlestown, died Friday, February 8, 2013 at the Core Nursing and Rehab Center in Dale, Ind.
She was born on November 15, 1968 in Clark County to Louis and Martha Tate Shuping. She was an employee of the U.S. Census Bureau in Jeffersonville.
Survivors include her husband: Ranzil Risner of Charlestown; her son; R. J. Rizner of Charlestown; her daughter: Megan Lynn Glover of Scottsburg; her parents; her sisters: Nola Mae McCaleb of Xenia, Oh. and Tina L. Shuping of Charlestown; and her brother: Louis Shuping, Jr. of Charlestown.
Funeral services were held Monday, February 11, 2013 at Grayson Funeral Home. A second service will be held Wednesday, February 13, at Magoffin County Funeral Home in Salyersville, Ky. Burial will follow in Risner Cemetery.


KENNETH E. HOKE, 91, Salem, died Saturday, February 9, 2013 at his home.
He was born on April 21, 1921 in Illinois to Charles Murl and Loda Gail Wade Hoke. He was a retired heavy equipment operator and a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of Local 181 Operations Union, the Eagles Club, the American Legion and the VFW.
Survivors include his son: Richard Hoke of San Antonio, Tex., his grandchildren: Teresa Mendenhall, Brian and Joshua D. Hoke; and his great-grandchildren: Sarah, Rebecca, Justin, Jacob, Johnathan, Destiny and Audree. He was preceded in death by his wife: Dorothy Hoke; his brother: Mervin Hoke; and his sisters: Bessie Dougherty and Alberta Marie Hoke.
Funeral services will be held at 10 am on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 pm on Wednesday, February 13, and from 9 am until the time of services on Thursday.


OLIE HERBERT KEITH, 81, Otisco, died Friday, February 8, 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born on July 1, 1931 in Tennessee to Owen and Noni Lee Bohannon Keith. He was a retired employee of Standard Carton in Louisville and a member of the Eastside Christian Church in Jeffersonville.
Survivors include his sons: Ronnie Keith (Clarissa) of Otisco and Joseph P. Keith of Marengo; his daughters: Betty J. Lee (Anthony) of Charlestown and Debbie Sarles (Scott) of Evansville; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife: Violet Jean Stayton Keith; and his brothers: James and Loren Keith.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Burial will follow in Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 2 to 8 pm on Monday, February 10, and from 9 am until the time of services on Tuesday.


THOMAS A. HERALD, 69, Scottsburg, died February 8, 2013.
He was born on March 17, 1943 in Hazard, Ky. to Sigel and Marie Turner Herald. He was presently serving a term as a Scott County Councilman. He was also a retired school teacher in Franklin, Oh. and Scott County school districts, a farmer, owner of Beef Boys Inc. and former Scott County Sheriff.
Survivors include his wife: Dana Herald of Scottsburg; his sons: Steven (Holly) and Rex (Amanda) Herald, both of Scottsburg; and his grandchildren: Bryar, Jaiden, Brianna and Ava Grace Herald. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at the Austin Christian Church. Burial will follow at Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 pm on Monday and from 9 am until the time of services on Tuesday.
Stewart and Hoagland Funeral Home are handling the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Austin Academic c/o Stewart and Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N. 1st Street, Scottsburg IN 47170.


LEAH MARIE MARRILLIA, 20, Lanesville, died Friday, February 8, 2013 at her home.
She was born on September 1, 1992 in New Albany to Scott D. Marrillia and Lisa Beth Lohrstorfer Sturgill. She attended Spencerian College, studying to become a Radiation Technician. She was a member of Lanesville United Methodist Church and New Life Christian Church.
Survivors include her parents; her brother: Shelby Curtis Sturgill; her sister: Hope Marilla; her aunts and uncles: Lisa McCoy (Mike), Kevin Marrillia, Tom Lohrstorfer (Cindy), Levon and Julie Hedden, Jerry Hiser, Jeff and Vickie Lohrstorfer, Chris and Mary Lohrstorfer, Scott Lohrstorfer, and Jerry Goodhue; her grandmother: Ida Marrillia; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her grandparents: Tom and Eleanora Lohrstorfer, and Clyde Marrillia; and her aunts: Nina Hiser and Missy Goodhue.
A celebration of life will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at Newcomer Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Lanesville Protestant Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 1 to 8 pm on Tuesday, February 12, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kosair's Children's Hospital Foundation, Dept. 86140, PO Box 950183, Louisville, KY 40295-0183.


TONY STIDAM, 48, Austin, died Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
He was born on February 2, 1975 in Scottsbrg to the late Ronnie Jent and Alane Costella Ream. He attended the Free Pentecostal Church in Austin.
Survivors include his wife: Carolyn Riley Stidam of Austin; his daughters: Anna Makayla and Destiny Stidam, all of Georgetown; his son: James Riley of Austin; his sisters: Crystal Sullivan and Michelle Stidam, both of Austin and Amanda Stidam of Chapas, Mexico.
Funeral services will be held at 5 pm on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Fisherman's Paradise in Austin. The family has chosen cremation.
Buchanan Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.


ROSANNA NEASE, 60, Austin, died Saturday, February 9, 2013 in Jeffersonville.
She was born on February 23, 1952 in Clark County to Thomas E. and Betty Sizemore Whilhite. She was a homemaker, formerly at H.O. Canfield and a former custodian at Austin High School.
Survivors include her husband: Larry Nease of Austin; her son: L. Scott (Edena) Nease of Austin; her daughter: Missy (Chris) Applegate of Scottsburg; her brother: Tommy Lynn Wilhite of Charlestown; her sisters: Debbie Carpenter of Lexington and Betty Louise Williams of Charlestown; her step-mother: Ruby Wilhite of Scottsburg; and six grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother: Mike Wilhite; and her sister: Susie Nale.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Wesley Chapel in Austin.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm on Wednesday, February 13, and from 10 am until the time of services on Thursday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Relay for Life c/o Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N. 1st Street, Scottsburg IN 47170.


JOHN RAYMOND “RICK” ADCOCK, SR., 65, Lexington, died Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville.
He was born on August 12, 1947 in Louisville to the late Raymond Wesley “Pap” and Mayme Ruth Morris Adcock. He worked in the heating and cooling industry, having been employed by Steinhardt's for Prudential. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the First Infantry Battalion, 8th Cavalry Division during the Vietnam War.
Survivors include his wife: Marjorie A. Simpson Adcock of Lexington; his sons: John "Johnny" Raymond (Ann) Adcock, Jr. of Madison, Josh, Jeremy, and James Adcock and Tony Mason; his step-daughter: Rachel (John) Schiphorst of Hanover; his step-son: Jonathon (Carrie) Simpson of Lexington; 21 grandchildren; his sisters: Susie Adcock McDonald of Hanover, Terry (Larry) Jones of Dupont and Nina (Duane) Schmidt of Madison; his brothers: Jim (Carol) and Bill and Kelly Joe (Carrie) Adcock, all of Hanover, and Steve (Jo) Adcock of Nineveh, Ind.; and his wife, Carrie of Hanover, Indiana, Mike Adcock and his wife, Vickie of Madison, Indiana; his aunts and uncles: Don and Nancy Morris of Marysville, Chester Kiper, Virgie and Casey Casey, all of Louisville. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister: Ramona Ruth Adcock; and his grandparents: John William and Mary Catherine Morrow Morris and Alfred Raymond and Lillian Marlene Rogers Adcock.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Friday, February 15, 2013 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in New Bethel Cemetery near Chelsea.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 pm on Thursday, February 14, and from 9 am until the time of services on Friday. A final salute will be conducted at the funeral home at 11:30 am on Friday. Full military honors will be conducted at the graveside by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Kidney Foundation.


LEROY A. HUMPHREY, SR., 90, Madison, died Thursday, February 7, 2013 at his home.
He was born on June 26, 1922 in Aurora, Ind. to the late LeRoy and Nellie Hamilton Humphrey. He was employed with the Jefferson Proving Grounds as an Ammunitions Specialist and also worked fro Rex Chain-Belt in Madison as a foreman. He retired from Civil Service at Jefferson Proving Ground. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a member of North Madison Baptist Church.
Survivors include his daughters: Cheryl J. (Terry) Ricketts of Woodland Park, Colo. and Sue Kuntz of Madison; his son: Le Roy Allen (Beverly) Humphrey, Jr. of Indianapolis; his sisters-in-law: Jean Humphrey of Madison, Laura Ellen Sears of Raytown, Mo. and Esther Rickenbaugh of Blue Springs, Mo.; 10 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his wife: Le Rita Frances Frazier Humphrey; his daughter: Carol Ann Grimes; his grandson: Jacob R. Kuntz; his brother: Robert Humphrey: his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Margaret and Melvin Bolinger; Edith and Elmer Bowman; Russell and Joyce Elliott, Elizabeth and Harry Kella, Joseph and Hildred Frazier, and Paul Sears and Roger Rickenbaugh.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on February 13, 2013 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in Dupont Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 pm on Tuesday, February 12, and from 9 am until the time of services on Wednesday. Masonic services will be conducted by Hanover Masonic Lodge No. 652 on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
A Final Salute will be conducted by Jefferson Post 9, of the American Legion on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Full military honors will be conducted at the graveside by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion and the United States Navy Ceremonial Unit.


CHARLES RONALD “CHARLIE” PHILLIPS, 92, Madison, died Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville.
He was born on June 8, 1920 in Dupont to the late Arthur and Martha Agnes Clashman Phillips. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and retired from the Jefferson Proving Ground. He also owned a farm and grocery store in Lancaster until his retirement. He was a member of Lancaster Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.
Survivors include his daughters: Jean Phillips of Scottsburg and Joan Stoner of Hanover; his son: Ron (Jonnie) Phillips of Vevay; his grandchildren: Stephanie Stoner; Ginger Chambers, Troy Stoner, Scott Stoner; Josh and Jessica Phillips; his great grandchildren: Kimberly, Breena, Monica, Bryla, Lake, Mary, Jake, Zach, Alex and Charleigh Phillips; six great-great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his wife: Mary Juanita Stites Phillips; his brothers: Paul Arthur, Ray Bennett and Jamie Edward Phillips; his sister: Myrle Phillips Stout; and his son-in-law: Donald J. Stoner.
Funeral services will be held at a later date at Lancaster Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Dupont Cemetery with full military honors conducted by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre is handling the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lancaster Baptist Church.


LELAND H. BELCHER, 74, of Henryville, died Monday, February 11. 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He was born November 23, 1938 in Dorton, Ky., the son of Orville and Lexie (Fleming) Belcher who are both deceased. He retired form Brown & Williams Tobacco Company when he was 42 and then enjoyed trading for a living.
Survivors include, two sons, Richard “Rick” (Debra) Belcher of Henryville, Lee (Amy) Belcher of Henryville, five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, three sisters, Kay Fleming, of Dorton, Kentucky, Debbie Elkins of Dorton, Kentucky, Judy Campbell of Dandridge, Tennessee.
Reverend Greg Mullins, will conduct memorial services at 5 pm on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at Adams Funeral Homes & Crematory in Henryville with visitation from 1-5 pm before the memorial service.
Cremation services have been entrusted to Adams Funeral Home & Crematory.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be given to NRA (National Riffle Association) c/o Adams Funeral Home, 209 S. Ferguson St., Henryville, IN 47126.
Online condolences may be given to the family and a video tribute can be viewed at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.


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