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Obituaries May 22, 2013 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 15 May 2013 00:00

MARY RUTH SCROGGIN, 61
JOSEPH R. ATKINS, 80
RUBY ENGLE, 87
DANNY RAY CAMPBELL, 55
FRANCES E. BARNES, 70
JEFFREY “JACK” SKIRVIN, 80
BRADLEY ROBERT JOHNSON, 41
JACK H. BAYLOR, 84
PATRICIA SUE PERRY WELKER, 64
VIVIAN “VICKI” LEA MILES, 61
NANCY JEAN CALLAHAN, 81
SYLVIA MARIE SMITH LINDIG, 92
CASSIE MARIE BARNETT, 74
RONALD RAY BERRY, 66

MARY RUTH SCROGGIN, 61, Hanover, died Saturday, April 27, 2013 at University of Louisville Hospital.
She was born on December 2, 1951 in Ft. Campbell, Ky. to the late Jack and Ethel R. Smith Lewis. She was a former assistant manager of the old Druthers Restaurant in Hanover and continued as assistant manager when the restaurant was purchased by Dairy Queen.  She also worked as a manager for the Goodwill Store in Madison, was a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church in Hanover, and formerly attended Hanover Christian Church.
Survivors include her husband, Donald E. Scroggin; her son: Donald E. Scroggin, Jr. and his wife Natalie of Hanover;  her daughter: Melissa Ann Leon-Vega and her husband Martin Leon of Hilton Head Island, S.C.;  her sister: Sarah Tabella of Pennsylvania; 17 grandchildren and one great grandson. She was preceded in death by her daughter: Elizabeth K. Reid and her half-sister: Josephine Wilson.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at Collins Funeral Home. Burial followed in Mount Hebron Cemetery near Little York.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family c/o Collins Funeral Home.


JOSEPH R. ATKINS, 80, New Albany, died Friday, May 10, 2013.
He was born on June 27, 1932 in Floyds Knobs to the late Franklin and Olevia Becht Atkins. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his wife: Delcie “Dot” Monhollen Atkins; his siblings: Franklin Atkins (Shirley), Paul Atkins (Donna), Martha Missi (Paul), John Atkins (Angie) and Janet Schuler (Allen); his grandsons: Calvin and Jonathan Gore; and his great-grandchildren: Caitlin, Parker, and Cecilia Gore. He was preceded in death by his sister: Marie Stumler; and his step-daughter: Joyce Gore.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Friday, May 17, 2013 at Newcomer Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 10 am to 8 pm on Thursday, May 16.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Newborn Full Gospel Church, 1022 Silver Street, New Albany, IN 47150.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.


RUBY ENGLE, 87, Austin, died Monday, May 13, 2013 in Blocher, Ind.
She was born on June 30, 1925 in Hazard, Ky. to the late Lida Feltner and Lyda Collins Feltner. She was a member of the Church of Christ, Scott Memorial Hospital Guild and Eastern Star.
Survivors include her daughter: Brenda Sue Grigsby of Hazard;   her sons: Oral Engle of Kentucky, Alfred Engle of Austin and Bootsie Engle of Blocher; her brothers: Earl Feltner of Hazard and John Feltner of Dayton, Ky.; 12 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband: Virgil Engle; her son: Earl Engle; her daughter: Leona Mobley; and her brothers: Ernest and Dan Feltner.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.
Visitation will take place from 11 am until the time of services on Thursday.


DANNY RAY CAMPBELL, 55, Louisville, died Monday, May 13, 2013 at the University of Louisville Hospital.
He was born on January 29, 1958 in Seymour to the late Beulah Mae Spencer Campbell and Bill Campbell, who survives. He was an employee of Insight Cable and a member of Southeast Christian Church in Louisville.
Survivors include his sons: Christopher Campbell of Scottsburg and  Mitchell (Heather) Campbell of Henryville; his brother: Tony Campbell of Scottsburg; his sisters: Carol Brooks and Donna (Jeff) Collins, both of Scottsburg, and Patsy Rench of Georgia; his fiancé: Theresa Seay of Louisville; his step-children: Clint and Taylor Seay, both of Louisville; and his grandsons: Jordan Campbell and Tyler Campbell.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Friday, May 17, 2013 at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Austin Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 5 to 9 pm on Thursday, May 16, and from 9 am until the time of services on Friday.


FRANCES E. BARNES, 70, Lexington, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at her residence.
She was born on December 25, 1942 in Louisville to the late Lewis Dekalb, Sr. and Bernice M. Powers Ray. She was a homemaker, a former cook for Englishton Park in Lexington a member of the Kimberlin Creek Baptist Church, a volunteer for many years for the American Red Cross, and served a vice chairman of the Scott County Democrat Central Committee for Lexington Precinct 2.
Survivors include her husband: Terry A. Barnes; her daughters: Lisa Cross and her husband Bill of Lafayette and Kelly Barnes of Lexington; her sister: Patricia A. Smith and her husband Bob of Lexington; and her grandchildren: Corey Barnes, Pamela and Jordan Waterbury. She was preceded in death by her son: Drew A. Barnes; and her brother: Lewis D. Ray, Jr.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Friday, May 17, 2013 at Kimberlin Creek Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Kimberlin Creek Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at Collins Funeral Home from 4 to 8 pm on Thursday, May 16, and at the church from 9 am until the time of services on Friday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department c/o Collins Funeral Home.


JEFFREY “JACK” SKIRVIN, 80, Madison, died Monday, May 13, 2013 at The Water's of Clifty Falls.
He was born on April 13, 1933 in Carroll County, Ky. to the late Louis H. and Stella Lewellyn Skirvin. He retired after 41 years of service with the United States Shoe Corporation as a side laster. He then worked as a guard for the Jefferson Proving Ground.
Survivors include his daughters: Mary Catherine Kinman of Carrollton, Ky., and Betty Lucille Duncan and her husband Lloyd of Bedford, Ky.; his grandchildren: Becky Kinman, Brenda Kay Kinman, Matthew Kinman and Donald Duncan; his great-grandchildren: Case Craig and Jayden Kinman; his brothers: Raymond Skirvin and his wife, Ruth of Warsaw, Ky., Calvin Skirvin and his wife, Virginia of Nashville, Tenn., Louis Skirvin, Jr. and his wife, Willa of Madison; his sisters: Leona Ritch Tilley of Madison and Thelma Lee May of Carrollton; several nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his wife: Betty M. Willey Skirvin; his grandson: Jeffrey Dale Kinman; and his brothers: Theman "Big T" and Clarence Newton Skirvin.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in the Grandview Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm on Friday, May 17, and from 12 pm until the time of services on Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jefferson County Animal Shelter.


BRADLEY ROBERT JOHNSON, 41, Floyds Knobs, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born on June 4, 1971 in New Albany to Bruce and Alice Johnson. He had worked at Jeff Boat.
Survivors include his daughters: Bridan and Briana Johnson; his brother: Brian Leonard Johnson; his sister: Robin Renee Johnson; and his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 3 pm on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Georgetown Southern Baptist Church.
Visitation will take place at Spring Valley Funeral & Cremation Service in New Albany from 6 to 8 pm.


JACK H. BAYLOR, 84, Fredricksburg, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
He was born on September 4, 1928 in Fredericksburg to the late Harley C., Sr. and Lennie Mae Dobbs Baylor. He retired from the Ford Motor Company in Louisville and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife: Myrtle L. Shawler Baylor; his children: Tammy Ragains (Ron), Thomas R. Shawler, Jr. (Sandy); his brother: Sam Baylor (Margaret); his grandchildren, Jared Ragains (Deidra), Heather Ivy (Brandon), Ronnie Ragains (Julianna), Jonathan Shawler , Levi Shawler; great-granddaughter and “sweetie pie” Madeline Brooke Ivy; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his siblings: Louise Zimmerman, Harley “Bud” Baylor, Jr., Woodrow “Newt” Baylor, Hugh “Jim” Baylor, Mildred Ellenbrand, and Mabel Martin.
A memorial gathering will be held starting at 12 pm, followed with a memorial service at 4 pm, on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at Newcomer Funeral Home. Cremation was chosen.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.


PATRICIA SUE PERRY WELKER, 64, Madison, formerly of Columbus, died Saturday, May 11, 2013 at her home.
She was born on April 17, 1949 in Vincennes to the late William Nyle and Evelyn May Garrard Perry. She retired with the Bartholomew County School Corporation after 25 years of service. She spent 16 of those years teaching first grade at Parkside Elementary School.
Survivors include her husband: Jeffrey G. Walker of Madison; her daughters: Kimberly (Adam) Kingry of Indiana, Jennifer (William) Allison of Kentucky, and Rachel (James) Anderson of Texas; her brothers: William (Carolyn) Perry of Indianapolis and Michael (Gena) Perry of Bedford; eight grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. A private graveside ceremony will be held at Fairmount Cemetery in Madison.
A celebration of life dinner will be held immediately following the memorial celebration.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Heritage Fund with the Community Foundation of Bartholomew County or Pancreatic Cancer Cure Research through the Lustgarten Foundation, 1111 Stewart Avenue, Bethpage, New York 11714.


VIVIAN “VICKI” LEA MILES, 61, Charlestown, died Thursday, May 16, 2013 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
She was born on May 27, 1951 in Williamson, W. Va., to Clarence T. Varney and Minnie Jane Gillespie.
Survivors include her daughter: Erin Hedge (Nick) of Charlestown; her son: Brandon Miles of Charlestown; her brothers: Bud Varney of Clarksville, Whitley Varney of Sacramento, Calif., Randall Varney of Otisco, and Steve Varney of Jeffersonville; her sisters: Lena Bailey of Otisco, JoAnn Stewart of New Washington, and Margaret Varney of Otisco; and her grandaughter: Vada Jolee Hedge.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Monday, May 20, 2013 at Grayson Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 1 to 7 pm on Sunday, May 19.


NANCY JEAN CALLAHAN, 81, Salem, died Saturday, May 18, 2013 at her home.
She was born on June 11, 1931 in Washington County to Jesse and Serena Temple Hall. She was a retired LPN and had worked for Washington County Memorial Hospital for 41 years. She was a member of Blue River Friends Church.
Survivors include her nieces: Julie Smith of Scottsburg and Vivian Wilson of Salem.  She was preceded in death by her husband:  Ernie Callahan; her brother: Paxton Hall; her sister: Shirley Smith; and her parents.
A graveside service will be held at 11 am on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at Crown Hill Cemetery.


SYLVIA MARIE SMITH LINDIG, 92, died Saturday, May 18, 2013.
She was born on August 17, 1920 in Crawford County to John Franklin and Nancy Louise Lula Carmickle Smith. She worked for many years as a seamstress at Seinshimers in New Albany before becoming a full time homemaker.
Survivors include her son: Kenny W. (Donna) Lindig of Louisville; her daughter: Judy (Brian) Gadd of Elizabethtown, Ind.; her daughter-in-law: Arlene Lindig of Georetown; her nieces: Betty Louise Rudolph and Wanda Engle; and many other nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband: Dale Hazel; her second husband: William Billy Lindig; her step-children: Donnie and Billie Diane Lindig; her brothers: Harold Benjamin, Horace Monroe and Cecil Edward Smith; and her sister: Elvia Lorraine Smith Judd.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Edwardsville Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm on Monday, May 20, and from 9 am until the time of services on Tuesday.
The family suggestions memorial contributions be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana, The Alzheimers Association, or to the First Capitol Christian Church building fund.


CASSIE MARIE BARNETT, 74, Austin, died Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born on October 31, 1938 in Chavies, Ky. to the late Amerda, Sr. and Bertha Helton West. She had owned and operated several local businesses including Scottsburg Café, Austin Drive-In, Roscoe's Tavern, Cassie's Concrete, and she was the landlord of several properties in Austin.
Survivors include her husband: James Roscoe Barnett; her sons: Michael (Karen) and Timothy (Sherry) Barnett, both of Austin; her daughters: Debra Gessner, Betty (T.C.) Roberts and Patricia (Mike) Caudill, all of Austin; her brother: Paul West of Austin and Glen West of Las Vegas, Nev. She was preceded in death by her son: James Roscoe Barnett, Jr., and her siblings: RJ West, Amerda Junior West, McKinley West, Silas West, Frankie West, Norma Barger, and Sally Polly.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm on Tuesday, May 21, and from 9 am until the time of services on Wednesday.


RONALD RAY BERRY, 66, Madison, died Saturday, May 18, 2013 at his home.
He was born on January 30, 1947 in Burlington, Ky. to the late Otis W. and Gladys L. Sumpter Berry. He was employed with Reliance Electric Company in Madison, retiring after 38 years of service, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his wife: Margot M. Hoyer Berry of Madison; his brother: Robert Dale (Joyce) Berry of New Marion, Ind.; his sister: Phyllis Sue (Don) Combs of Redington Beach, Fla.; his sister-in-law: Carol Berry of Cross Plains, Ind.; several nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his brothers: David Irvin, Daniel L. and William D. Berry.
Funeral services were held Monday, May 20, 2013 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial followed at Grandview Memorial Gardens with full military honors conducted by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.


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