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Obituaries April 3, 2013 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 28 March 2013 00:00

JOHN GRANT NOLAN, JR., 71
PATRICIA “TRISH” DICKEY, 58
HERBERT GRAY, 76
ROGER DALE DURRETT, 67
ALMA JACOB HUNTER, infant
LEONA NELL BYRNE, 92
ADELO MARTHA CORS LAMBERT, 91
BERTHA STIDHAM GROSS, 81
CAROLYN SUE KIRTLEY, 69
CAROL JUNE PEVLOR SWEANY, 72
DONALD LEE BROUGH, 60
PHYLLIS CAROL BANKS BARKLEY, 64
JACKIE HURTT, 57
WILBUR ARTON MONROE, 75
STEVEN J. VERNON, 27
PEGGY JOYCE PRATHERS WEHNER, 58
HELEN L. MORGAN, 83
VIRGIL J. ANGEL, 83
CAROLYN JOANN PERKINS CREECH, 67

JOHN GRANT NOLAN, JR., 71, Salem, died Monday, March 25, 2013 at his residence.
He was born on January 17, 1942 in Windlock, Wash. to the late John Grant Sr. and Lenora Ethel Tudor Nolan. He was a retired employee of the Gwaltney Drilling Company and a member of Highland Baptist Church in Salem.
Survivors include his daughters: Cathy A. Nolan of Ft. Worth, Tex. and Jeanette L. Becker of Savannah, Ga.; his sisters: Etta Jacobson, Patty Sampson and Elsie Ann Rose, all of Salem, and Katherine Rushing of Godley, Tex.; his brothers: Joe Nolan of Portland, Wash. and Jack Nolan of Merritt Island, Fla.; his companion: Linda Robinson of Salem; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife: Carol Pennington Nolan; his son: Jesse L. Nolan; and his sister: Elizabeth Rushing.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Friday, March 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 Thursday, March 28, and from 9 am until the time of services on Friday.
Memorial contributions may be made to to Highland Baptist Church c/o R. Davidson, 128 West Walnut Ridge Road, Salem, IN 47167.


PATRICIA “TRISH” DICKEY, 58, Salem, died Sunday, March 24, 2013 at University of Louisville Hospital. She was born on April 10, 1954 in Columbia, Ky. to Woodruff and Rachel Powell Corbin. She was a former employee of IGA and a member of Salem Wesleyan Church.
Survivors include her husband: William Dickey; her sons: Eric Dickey (Janie) of Clarksville, Tenn. and Michael Dickey (Ashley) of Martinsburg; her brothers: James and Terry Corbin, both of Salem; her sisters: Lois Johnson, Lavon Chastain, Maxine Corbin and Brenda Liebert, all of Salem, and Helen Reddy of Medora; her mother; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her father.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 pm on Wednesday, March 27, and from 9 am until the time of services on Thursday.


HERBERT GRAY, 76, Austin, died Monday, March 25, 2013 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
He was born on May 27, 1936 in Kentucky to the late Roy and Della Jones Gray. He was a retired employee of Arvins in Columbus and Pepsi Bottlers in Austin. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include his son: Allen (Terri) Gray of Scottsburg; his daughter: Lora (Charles) Huckleberry of Austin; several brothers and sisters; his companion: Janice Caldwell of Austin; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will follow at New Prvidence Cemetery in Austin.
Visitation will take place from 10 am until the time of services on Wednesday.


ROGER DALE DURRETT, 67, died Monday, March 25, 2013 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born on October 23, 1945 in Georgetown to Robert S. And Mary Jane Ballard Durrett. He was an employee of the old Colgate-Palmolive Plant. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam era and attended Northside Christian Church in New Albany.
Survivors include his sons: David Durrett (Christy) of Greenville, Bruce Gatrost of Lanesville and Brett Gatrost of Hardinsburg; his daughter: Stacey Gatrost of Jeffersonville; his sister: Betty L. Durrett of Glasgow, Ky.; and his grandchildren: Bobby Waynescott, Jonathan, Abby and Bailey Durrett. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother: Ronald Durrett.
A graveside service will be held at 1 pm on Friday, March 29, 2013 at Mt. Zion Cemetery near Lanesville. Burial will follow with military rites.
Gehlbach & Royse Funera Homes is handling the arrangements.


ALAN JACOB HUNTER, infant son of James Hunter and Sarah Montgomery, died Friday March 22, 2013 at Norton Hospital.
Survivors besides his parents are a sister; Kiley R. Hunter; grandparents; Brenda & Stephen Pacey of Charlestown and great-grandparents, Arthur & Diana Pacey of Charlestown.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday at Charlestown Cemetery.
Grayson Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.


LEONA NELL BYRNE, 92, Columbus, formerly of Little York, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at University of Louisville Hospital.
She was born on December 14, 1920 in Floyd County to Will and Lula Ulmer Applehaus. She was a retired self-employed beautician in Columbus and Little York. She was a member of East Columbus Methodist Church and attended Asbury United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her daughters: Donna (Justin) Dobbs of Edinburgh, Sandra (Rudy) Scholten of Bristol, Ind. and Linda (Tom) Condit of Jeffersonville; her sons: Larry (Judy) Byrne of Mooresville, Ind. and Gerald Byrne of Columbus; her brother: Calvin (Betty) Appelhaus of New Albany; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Charles Byrne, Jr.; her brothers: Wilbur “Jack” and John Appelhaus; and her sister: Delmae Hartman.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Myers-Reed Chapel in Columbus. Burial will follow in Garland Brook Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 pm on Friday, March 29, and from 9:30 am until the time of services on Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to East Columbus United Methodist Church.


ADELO MARTHA CORS LAMBERT, 91, Hanover, died Monday, March 25, 2013 at Thornton Terrace Health Campus.
She was born on February, 22, 1922 near Sunman, Ind. to the late Lewis and Amelia Engelbright Cors. She worked in banking and insurance for many years.
Survivors include her daughters: Linda (Ron) Roaks of Madison and Carol Withers of Saudi Arabia; her grandson: Shane of Soderquist, Minn.; her nephews: Dale Cors of Escondido, Calif., Myron Cors of Lawrenceburg, Ind. and Alfred W. Cors, Jr. of Virginia. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her brothers: Orville, Alfred W. Sr. And Donald Cors.
There will be no funeral services. Burial will take place at the cemetery of St. John's Lutheran Church in Sunman, Ind.
Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre is handling the arrangements.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the donor's favorite charity.


BERTHA STIDHAM GROSS, 81, Austin, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013 in Hickory Creek at Scottsburg.
She was born March 8, 1932 in Canoe, Kentucky, of the late Fred Sebastian and Julia (McIntosh) Sebastian. She retired from H.O. Canfields after 32 years. She was also a member of Trinity House of Prayer in Austin.
Survivors include her son, Robert (Vivian) Stidham, Austin; daughters, Karen Sue McVey, Nashville, Tennessee, Brenda L. Boshears, LaFollett, Tennessee, Judy Ann (Larry) Wright, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee; brothers, Rash Sebastian, Sr., Scottsburg, James Edward Sebastian, Austin, Layton Sebastian, Austin and Sam Sebastian, Austin; a sister, Ethel (Lex) Combs, Austin. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by: by her son Gregory Stidham and a brother, William "Bill" Sebastian.
Funeral Service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2013 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, Indiana with Rev. Billy Joe Deaton officiating.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin, Indiana.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


CAROLYN SUE KIRTLEY, 69, Salem, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Salem Crossing.
She was a former employee of Blue River Services in Salem, attended the Salem Assembly of God and had been a life resident of Washington and Clark counties.
Survivors include three sisters, Vera Lockard, Borden, Irene Blair, Columbus and Phyllis Metz, Salem; one brother, Morgan Kirtley, Loogootee.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Donnie Kirtley.
Funeral services will be Friday, March 29, at 3 p.m. at Dawalt Funeral Home with Bro. Dennis Collins officiating. Burial will follow at Martinsburg Cemetery.
Visitation is from 1-3 p.m. Friday.


CAROL JUNE PEVLOR SWEANY, 72, Crothersville, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at Hampton Oaks of Scottsburg.
She was born on December 12, 1940 in Crothersville to the late Walter and Madge Lowry Pevlor. She had worked as a beautician, a Mary Kay Comesmetics consultant, as the director for Childcare Network, as a teacher's aid and a bus driver for Crothersville Schools. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Crothersville, where she served as the Church Treasurer for many years.
Survivors include her husband: Ralph S. Sweany of Crothersville; her children: Brian (Holly) Sweany and Cheryl (Andy) Nehrt, both of Crothersville, and Sandra (Fred) Eikelman of Hartsville, Ind.; her grandchildren: Paul Sweany and Chandler Nehrt, both of Crothersville, Emma and Lily Eikelman, both of Hartsville; and her brother Ronald (Donna) Pevlor of Crothersville.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at the First Baptist Church of Crothersville. Burial will follow in Crothersville Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at Adams Funeral Home from 4 to 8 pm on Monday, April 1, and from 10 am until the time of services on Tuesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund or to the Diabetes Foundation, c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 East Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.


DONALD LEE BROUGH, 60, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013.
He was born on August 5, 1952 in Scottsburg to Emil and Lois Brough. His career as CPA began in Jaspen and continued in Salem. He was a former Salem Community Schools' Board Member and Board of Advisors at Indiana Unversity Southeast, LifeSpring Mental Health Services and Salem Exchange Club.
Survivors include his mother: Lois Nichols (Doc); his sisters: Sue Humphrey (Larry), Cindy Starr (Danny) and Connie Mills; his former wife: Denise Bills-Pendygraft; his sons: Chad (Jamie) and Brandon (Lindsey); his grandchildren: Conner, Lilly, Jackson and Greyson; and his office manager and friend: Linda Hopkins.
He was preceded in death by his father; and his brother-in-law: Joe Mills.
A celebration of life will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Dawalt Funeral Home.
Visitation will take place from 10 am until the time of services on Saturday.
The family requests memorial contributions may be made to the Washington County Community Foundation for the creation of the Donald L. Brough Scholarship/Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 50 Salem, IN 47167.


PHYLLIS CAROL BANKS BARKLEY, 64, Peewee Valley, Ky., formerly of Salem, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at her home.
She was born on October 11, 1948 in New Albany to Harold and Letha Chastain Banks. After working in Salem, she moved to Peewee Valley to work as the nanny for her great-nieces, Liz and Allie Cornwell after they were adopted from China.
Survivors include her daughters: Kelly Capps of Louisville and Stacy Williams (Keith) of Seymour; her granddaughter: Alexis Williams; her brother: Herbert Banks (Carolyn) of Bedford; her sister: Martha Cornwell (Marvin) of Salem; and a host of other family and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Westview Christian Church. Burial will follow in Stampers Creek Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 pm on Friday, April 29, at Weathers Funeral Home and at the church from 9 am until the time of services on Saturday.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Mayo Clinic, American Cancer Society, or the Susan G. Koman Foundation.


JACKIE HURTT, 57, Scottsburg, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
She was born on September 11, 1955 in Scottsburg to the late Donald Keith and Shirley M Johnson Stark. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband: Greg Hurtt; her son: Ryan Jones (Dorothy) of Scottsburg; her daughter: Bethany White of Marysville; her step-father: Donald Stark of Scottsburg; her sisters: Sherry St.Clair (Ross) and Mona Horn (Bill), both of Scottsburg; her brother: Chris Keith (Sherri) of Scottsburg; her sister-in-law: Rita Keith of Scottsburg; and her granddaughters: Natalie and Elizabeth. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother: Larry Keith.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, April 30, 2013 at Collins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will take place a the funeral home from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday.


WILBUR ARTON MONROE, 75, Scottsburg, died Friday, March 29, 2013 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
He was born on March 5, 1938 in Scottsburg to the late George and Freda Gray Monroe. He was a retired route delivery man for Green Banner Publications and a former maintenance man for Hardy's Café. He was a member of First Christian Church.
Survivors include his daughters: RoseMary Begley of Scottsburg and Susie L. (Keith) Glover of Crothersville; her sons: Thomas A. and Chris R. Monroe, both of Scottsburg; his brother: Harry J. Monroe of Alvaton, Ky.; his sister: Shirley A. Beswick of Scottsburg; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife: Lucy E. Monroe.
Funeral services were held Monday, April 1, 2013 at Collins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Scottsburg Cemetery.


STEVEN J. VERNON, 27, Scottsburg, died Thursday, March 21, 2013 at his residence.
He was born on August 4, 1985 in Phoenix, Ariz. To David J. Vernon and Tammy J. Barrett. He was an employee of Total Concepts in Scottsburg and served during the Iraw Qar as a Spec 4 in the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his children: Dominic and Mackenzi Vernon, both of Scottsburg; his mother and step-father Tammy Barrett and Daniel Ashley of Miltown, Ind.; his father and step-mother: David and Trina Vernon of Scottsburg; his brother: Robert Vernon of Scottsburg; his sister: Amber Howard of Corydon; and his maternal grandparents: Ronald and Donna Barrett of Phoenix. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents: James and Nancy Vernon.
Private funeral services were held at Collins Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison.


PEGGY JOYCE PRATHERS WEHNER, 58, Madison, died Thursday, March 28, 2013 at Kentuckiana Medical Centre in Jeffersonville.
She was born on July 6, 1954 in Scott County to the late James E. and Gladys I. Stocker Prather. She had been employed with the Madison Dairy Queen, the Jefferson Proving Ground, and most recently she served as the Administrative Services Manager at Ivy Tech's Madison Campus. She was a member of Wirt Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband: James W. Wehner of Madison; her daughter: Kristen (Bob) Morton of Madison; her son: Dough (Sandy) Wehner of Madison; her grandchildren: Garrett and Shelby Morton, and Reagan Wehner; her brother: Nathan C. (Teresa) Prather of Deputy; her sisters: Linda (Dave) Pfander and Gayle Everhart, both of Deputy, and Joy (Rocky) Yager of Dupont; her sisters and brothers-inlaw: Diana Wehner of Titusville, Fla., Barbara Wehner Stahl of Franklin, Ind., Marilyn, Kenny and Polly, Joan, Tom and Jackie Wehner, all of Madison, numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her father and mother-in-law: Kenneth Sr. and Katrny Wehner; her grandparents: Charlie D. and Mattle Bolton Prather, Hubert James and Nellie Frances Phillips Stocker.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on April 3, 2013 at Wirt Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison.
Visitation will take place at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre from 3 to 8 pm on Tuesday, April 2, and at the church from 9 am until the time of services on Wednesday.
The family requests memorial contributions to Wirt Baptist Church.


HELEN L. MORGAN, 83, died Sunday, March 31, 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
She was born June 12, 1929 in New Albany the daughter of Loy and Mary Heilig Mahan. She was a homemaker and a member of Lighthouse United Methodist Church in Elizabeth. She also served on the United Methodist Ladies Aid at the old Bethesda United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Emil G. Morgan.
She is survived by two sons, Loy Morgan (Pat) and Gary Morgan (Glenda) and a daughter, Janet Morgan all of Elizabeth; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren
Funeral services will be held at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon on Thursday at 1:30 p.m.. Burial will be in Bethesda Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home in Corydon on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. on Thursday.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to Hosparus Of Southern Indiana.


VIRGIL J. ANGEL, 83, Scottsburg, died Sunday, March 31, 2013 at Clark Memorial Hospital, Jeffersonville.
He was born February 13, 1930 in Austin, the son of Hurem & Ollie Creech Angel. He resided most of his life in Scott County and 11 years in Port Charlotte, Florida. He was employed for 35 years as a compound mixer with American Can in Austin. He enjoyed driving the church bus. He was a member of the Church of God and had been attending the Solid Rock Community Church near Scottsburg. He had worked as a Scott County Reserve Deputy and was a member of the FLCIO Union in Austin and served as president of his neighborhood block watch.
He is survived by his wife Iola Richardson Angel of Scottsburg; five daughters, Marcella Campbell and her husband, Glenn of Lexington, Barbara Beswick and her husband, Tom of Scottsburg, Shirley Bowling and her husband, Ralph of Paris Crossing, Sharon Graw and her husband, Dick of Lexington, Deanna McCoskey of Scottsburg; three sons, Willard Turner and his wife, Diane of Scottsburg, Walter Turner and his wife, Debra of Scottsburg, Wallace Turner and his wife, Mary of Salem; two sisters, Lela Hobbs of Scottsburg, Naomi Bausman of Lynchburg, Ohio; two sisters-in-law, Laura Jones of Lee County, Kentucky, Norma York of Lee County, Kentucky; 21 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughters, Debra Angel Sawyer Dixon died, August 22, 2012 and Susan Neace died, April 3, 1994; his granddaughter, Crystal Dawn Newman died, Nov. 10, 2009; his sisters, Lena Mae Spencer Lane and Roberta Burns; his brother, Edgar Angel.
Funeral services will be Thursday, 1 p.m., at the Solid Rock Community Church, 3203 North Blanton Road near Scottsburg. Rev. Mike Shuler will officiate. Burial will follow in the Scottsburg Cemetery.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at the Solid Rock Community Church, 3203 N. Blanton Road near Scottsburg and Thursday from 11 a.m. until time of the service at the Solid Rock Community Church, 3203 N. Blanton Road near Scottsburg, Indiana.
The family requests memorials in memory of Virgil to the Kidney Foundation or Solid Rock Community Church, contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre 325 Demaree Drive Madison, Indiana 47250, is in charge of local arrangements.


CAROLYN JOANN PERKINS CREECH, 67, Deputy, died Sunday, March 31, 2013 at King's Daughters' Hospital, Madison.
She was born July 2, 1945 in Scottsburg, the daughter of James "Jim" Edward & Christine Stocker Perkins. She resided most of her life in Deputy and was a 1963 graduate of Deputy High School. She was employed early in life for the Jefferson County License Branch in Madison as a clerk. She had worked as a machine operator with Madison Precision from 2003 - 2009. She was a member of the Deputy United Methodist Church, where she helped wherever needed. She also served as a church trustee, the United Methodist Women and on the pastor parish committee.
She is survived by her son, Dallas Creech and his wife, Katherine of Scottsburg; her daughter, Stacy Frazier and her husband, Eddie of Scottsburg; her daughter in law, Sheila Lollis Creech of Hayes, Virginia; her grandchildren, Amanda, Patrick, Chase & Nick; her great-granddaughter, Alexa Wynn; her sister, Sharon Kaye Gordon of Deputy; her brothers, Donald W. Perkins of Deputy, James Lynn Perkins and his wife, Donna of Largo, Florida; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Vernon Creech, who died February 13, 1999; her son, Christopher C. "Chris" Creech died, Nov. 29, 2009; her sister, Kathy Perkins died, April 20, 1982 and her grandparents.
Funeral service will be Friday, April 5, 2013, 11:00 a.m. at Deputy United Methodist Church, 14266 West Mulberry Street in Madison. Pastor Tom Harzula and Rev. Howard V. Bell will officiate. Interment will be at Pisgah Cemetery near Deputy.
Friends and family may call Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison and Friday from 10 a.m. until time of the service at the Deputy United Methodist Church.
The family requests memorials in memory of Carolyn to the Deputy United Methodist Church, contribution cards are available at the funeral home.


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