IRIS EXIE MATTOX, 86
PASTOR BOBBY EUGENE NAPIER, 73
CHARLES FREDRICK “FRED” HAHN, 71
LLOYD D. STIDHAM, 76
HENRY A. GESENHUES, 82
LARKIN “BUD” LEE COCHRAN, 60
PATRICIA J. BLEVINS, 76
VIRGINIA SHULER, 71
ANNA LOUISE COCHRAN MOSIER, 75
GEORGE D. MORGAN, 76
RHONDA RENEE JOHNSON, 42
CHARLES W. RANDALL, 59
CHARLES ELI “CHICK” WOLFE, 85
RICHARD DUANE CRACE, 68
MARY C. POWERS, 81
JACK WARREN GRIFFIN, 81
DORSE “JUNIOR” RAICHEL, 74
ROBIN EVE, 57
SAMANTHA MARIE LYKINS, 30
CHIEF OF POLICE WILLIE EDWARD LUCAS, JR., (RET), 67
IRIS EXIE MATTOX, 86, Salem, died Sunday, June 16, 2013 in her residence.
She was born on February 21, 1927 in Cambridge, Conn. to the late Thaddeus Edwards and Anne Bennett Edwards. She was a retired teacher, librarian and leader of the community within the Muncie Indiana Community School System. She also served as the executive secretary for Francis P. Whitehair, the Under Secretary of the U.S. Navy under President Harry S. Truman. She was a member of the Blue River Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband: Daniel Mattox; her sons: Daniel R. Mattox of Mead, Colo. and Timothy E. Mattox of Fallbrook, Calif.; her daughter: Jo S. Owens of Salem; her brother: George Edwards of Florida; her sister: Lillian Olsen of Plantation, Fla.; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 10 am on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Blue River Baptist Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 9 am until the time of services on Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Blue River Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.
PASTOR BOBBY EUGENE NAPIER, 73, of Del Rio, died Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at his home.
He was a Pastor for 30 years, pastoring many churches with 11 years evangelizing, and was the current pastor of Indian Creek Church of God in Newport Tenn. He was a veteran, having retired from the United States Army.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Napier of Del Rio; sons Robert Napier of Indiana, Daniel (Janice) Napier of Newport, and Timothy (Lynn) Napier of Indiana; daughter Terreva Napier of Indiana; stepchildren Bryan (Sandy) Obremski of Indiana and Lori (David) Martin of Louisville, KY; brother Edward Napier of Hazard, KY; sister Glenna Campbell of Erie, MI; twenty-five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Rose Baker; Brother Paul Couch; and Sister Shirley Couch.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, with funeral services following at 1 p.m. at the Newport Church of God, with Rev. Craig Cutshaw and Rev. Tommy Ball officiating.
Burial will follow in Sand Hill Cemetery with military honors.
Manes Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
CHARLES FREDRICK “FRED” HAHN, 71, Scottsburg, died Monday, June 17, 2013 at his residence.
He was born September 4, 1941 in Jeffersonville, to the late Russell W. and Gertrude (Prall) Hahn. He was a retired installation manager for Professional Heating & Cooling in Uniontown, Ind. for about 15 years and also worked as a line operator for the old American Can Company in Austin for 11 years. He was a US Navy veteran and a member of the World Outreach for Christ in Scottsburg, Indiana.
Survivors in addition to his wife, Dianne L. (Richey) Hahn, include two sons, Kris A. Hahn (Diana) and Jason C. Hahn both of Scottsburg; a daughter, Lee Anne Hahn of Scottsburg; two sisters, Mary Richardson of North Vernon and Martha Gasser of Scottsburg, Indiana; a brother, Karl "Pete" Hahn (Lunnette) of Scottsburg; four grandchildren, Ashley (Reuben) Curtis, Michaela, Kristen & Jayla Hahn and great grandson, Jackson Hahn - Higgins. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Tom Hahn and a sister, Virginia Woodard.
Funeral Service: 11:00 am Friday at Collins Funeral Home with Pastor James Donahue officiating. Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Thursday and after 9 am Friday at Collins Funeral Home. Interment in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net - - - Collins Funeral Home 465 West McClain Avenue Scottsburg, Indiana 47170.
LLOYD D. STIDHAM, 76, formerly of Scottsburg, died Sunday, June 16, 2013 at Hospice House in Ocala, Fla.
He was born on July 3, 1936, the son of the late Pearl and Hazel Stidham. Lloyd was married on May 22, 1959 to Diana (Robison) Stidham who survives. He was owner-operator of Stidham's Auto Salvage for over 35 years before retiring. He served during the Korean War in the US Army.
Survivors in addition to his wife include two daughters: Deana (Don) Spivey of Madison and Nancy (Ed) Miller of Washington, Indiana, 2 brothers Clyde Stidham of Lizton, IN and Estil Stidham of Hudson, FL. He is also survived by 5 grandchildren: Hollie (Jesse) Rutledge, Heather (Jason) Richey, Ryan, Evan and Lucas Miller and 1 great grandchild: Katlyn Barnard. Lloyd was preceded in death by 4 brothers: Carl, Harold, Jennis, and Roy Stidham.
A memorial service will be held in the Veteran's Cemetery in Madison at a future date.
HENRY A. GESENHUES, 82, New Albany, Indiana died Tuesday, June 18, 2013.
He was born on February 26, 1931 to the late Bernard and Elizabeth (Kupferer) Gesenhues. He was a U. S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War, retired from Jeff Boat in Jeffersonville after 35 years of service, and a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in New Albany. He was active in the church Primetimers and Euchre Club.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 55 years, Martha F. (Korbe) Gesenhues; daughters, Donna Ettel (Terry) and Susan Ostrader (Jeff); sons, Anthony, Kevin, and Stephen Gesenhues; sister, Martha Phillips (Bill); sister-in-law, Audrey Gesenhues; 11 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren. He is also preceded in death by his daughter, Peggy Simpson, and brother, Melvin Gesenhues.
His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 10 AM at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, with burial to follow at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Cemetery in Floyds Knobs.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 PM Thursday, June 20, 2013 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany).
Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.
LARKIN “BUD” LEE COCHRAN, 60, Charlestown, died Tuesday, June 18, 2013 in Madisonville, Ky.
He was born on July 29, 1952 in Scottsburg to Hubert and Catherine Cravens Cochran. He worked for Martin Flooring in Louisville for the past 28 years.
Survivors include his brothers Bill Cochran of Charlestown, John and Robert Cochran both of Clarksville; sister, Judy Beswick of Charlestown.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, June 21, 2013 at the Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown with burial in Mountain Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. and after 9:00 A.M. until time of service on Friday.
PATRICIA J. BLEVINS, 76, Salem, died Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born on December 20, 1936 in Salem to the late Benjamin and Nellie A. Short Williams. She was a homemaker and a member of the Full Gospel Outreach Center.
Survivors include her sons: Randy W. and John M. Blevins, both of Salem; her daughter: Peggy M. Blevins of Salem; her son-in-law: Charles Allen of Salem; and her granddaughter: Renae Elizabeth Allen of Salem. She was preceded in death by her husband: Jill Blevins; her daughter: Ruby Allen; and her brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Monday, June 24, 2013 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 9 am until the time of services on Monday.
VIRGINIA SHULER, 71, Austin, died Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at her residence.
She was born January 12, 1942 in Austin to the late Clifford and Pansy (Handlon) Henry. She was retired from Scott Memorial Hospital Scottsburg, Indiana and was a member of the Austin Wesleyan Church.
Survivors include: Husband: Edward Shuler; Daughters: Peggy (Vic) Boss, Scottsburg, Indiana; Alicia (Ernie) Williams, Austin, Indiana; and Susan (Jacob) Hansiote, Austin, Indiana; Brothers: Kenard Henry, Colorado; James Henry, California; and William Henry, Crothersville, Indiana; Sisters: Roberta Barron, Crothersville, Indiana; and Alice Burke, Crothersville, Indiana. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her Parents: Clifford and Pansy (Handlon) Henry, Sisters: Frances McKillip and Ethel Mae Hutchens.
Funeral Service were held Saturday, June 22, 2013 at the Austin Wesleyan Church in Austin with Pastor Adam Griffin officiating.
Burial followed in the Harrod Cemetery of Austin.
ANNA LOUISE COCHRAN MOSIER, 75, Greenville died Wednesday, June 19, 2013.
She was born on May 4, 1938 in Depauw to the late Dr. Leonard and Ester Cochran. She was an active member of Chapel Hill Christian Church in Floyds Knobs.
Survivors include her husband, Harold Mosier; six children, Stephen Mosier, Teresa Wagner (Rod), Kenny Mosier, Linda Mosier Quarles (Marty), Bob Mosier (Lananne), and Deidre Woods (Josh); sister, Janice Schuppert; 14 grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
Her funeral services were held Saturday, June 22, 2013 at the Chapel Hill Christian Church with burial at Greenlawn Cemetery in Greenville.
Newcomer Funeral Home handled the arrangements. The family extends appreciation to the staff of Autumn Woods Health Campus in New Albany for the tender, loving care to Anna.
Memorial contributions may be made to Chapel Hill Christian Church. To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.
GEORGE D. MORGAN, 76, Madison, Thursday, June 20, 2013 at King's Daughters' Hospital.
He was born on December 1, 1935 in North Madison to the late Wayne T. Bessie Winter Morgan. He began full time employment at the Gans Funeral Home in June of 1960 and became owner of Gans Funeral Home in 1977 until he sold the funeral home in 1981. He had served as Vice President of Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre since 1996. He was also a veteran of the Indiana National Guard.
Survivors include his wife: Darlene Hambrick Morgan of Madison; his loving sons: Troy Morgan and his wife, Lisa of Madison, Trent Morgan and his wife, Jenni of Columbus; his loving step-sons: Robby Johnson and his wife, Amy of Madison, Chris Tinker and his companion, Angel of Madison; his loving grandchildren, Kaylan Morgan, Haeli Morgan, Jacob Morgan, Paige Jones, Hailey Jones, Jordan Johnson & Kristen Johnson, his loving step sisters: Norita Dattilo and her husband, John of Madison, Donna Ann Bennett of Madison; his brother in law: Roy T. Bentley, Sr. of Madison; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his step mother, Mabel C. Jones Morgan; his sisters, Norma Bentley, and Betty Weaver; his brother, Forrest W. Morgan; his sister in law, Bonnie Morgan; his brother in law, William O. "Bill" Weaver, Sr., his aunts, Pearl Morgan; and Fayetta B. Tucker.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Monday, June 24, 2013 at the Prince of Peace Catholic Church in downtown Madison. Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery in Madison, with military honors conducted by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Visitation will take place from from 9:00 a.m. until 10:20 a.m. on Monday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lide White Boys and Girls Club or the Prince of Peace Catholic Church.
RHONDA RENEE JOHNSON, 42, Lexington, died Thursday, June 20, 2013 at Scott Villa Living Center.
She was born on October 3, 1970 in Madison to Pat John and Franklin Arbuckle of Lexington, who survive. She was a former dietary technician for King's Daughters' Hospital and also formerly employed at Arvin Sango, both in Madison, and Winn Dixie in Jeffersonville.
Other survivors include a sister, Tammy Arbuckle of Madison; two brothers, Rodney Johnson of Lexington and Robert Arbuckle of Columbus; a nephew, Rodney Johnson, III and two nieces, Tangie Totten and Tiffany Dennis.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Monday, June 24, 2013 at Collins Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 9 am until the time of services on Monday.
CHARLES W. RANDALL, 59, Pekin, died Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Meadow View Health Care Center in Salem.
He was born on November 12, 1953 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. to the late Burt and Evelyn Moore Randall. He was retired from Jeff Boat in Jeffersonville.
Survivors include his step-sons: Austin McPheeters of Jeffersonville and Colton McPheeters of Pekin; his step-daughter: Jenna McPheeters of Pekin; his in-laws: Ronald and Linda Freed of Pekin; his brothers: Patrick , Mark, Kevin and Chris Malone, all of Louisiana, and Tim Malone of Texas; and his long-time best friend: Sally Landers of Schuyler Lake, N.Y. He was preceded in death by his wife: Julie A. Freed Randall; and his brother: Scott Malone.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Saltillo Cemetery in Campbellsburg.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm on Monday and from 9 am until the time of services on Tuesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Saltillo Cemetery Association.
CHARLES ELI “CHICK” WOLFE, 85, New Middletown, died Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Kindred Care-Harrison in Corydon.
He was born on January 24, 1928 in New Middletown to Roy A. and Louise Vogt Wolfe. He worked at Purity Maid Dairy and then retired from Harrison County REMC. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of Fountain United Methodist Church near Corydon.
Survivors include his wife: Hazel Sauerheber Wolfe of New Middletown; his son: Gary Wolfe (Becky) of New Middletown; his brothers: Sam and Jim Wolfe, both of New Middletown, and Roy Wolfe, Jr. of Janesvill, Wis.; his grandchildren: Travis Eli Wolfe (Carrie), Krista Briscoe (Robert), Kara Carver (Mat) and Kimi Wolfe; and his great-grandchildren: Titus Eli Wolfe, Stella Grace Wolfe and Winston Briscoe. He was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings Kathleen Raisor, Bob Wolfe, Dumont “Bus” Wolfe, and Bonnie Bauer.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Bethany United Methodist Cemetery in New Middletown.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 10 am until the time of services on Wednesday.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Fountain United Methodist Church.
RICHARD DUANE CRACE, 68, Marysville, died Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born on June 16, 1945 in Otisco to Tilford and Ora Marie Ison Crace. He was a retired Electrical Supervisor and Project manager for the IBEW Local #369. He was a veteran of the U.S. Airforce and a member of the Charlestown Independent Church.
Survivors include his special lady, Debbie Keller, Hanover; daughters, Missy Tedesco, Milan, Ind. and Mindy Lowe(Grant), Charlestown; son Bryan Crace, Marysville; sisters, Evelyn Wheatley and Jean Harmon both of Sellersburg, Betty Bartholomai, Denver, Colo., Janet Propes, Charlestown, Jeanette Bates, Georgetown and JoAnn Helton, Charlestown; brothers, Bill Crace, Charlestown, Ira Crace, Frankfort, Ky. and Leon Crace, New Albany; grandchildren, Morgan, Margo, Charlie, John, Bailey, Sami, Peyton, Natalie and Emerson. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Tilford Crace, Jr. and Glen Crace.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at Charlestown Independent Church. Burial will follow in Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the church from 3 to 9 pm on Tuesday, and from 9 am until the time of services on Wednesday.
Grayson Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Charlestown Independent Church.
MARY C. POWERS, 81, Scottsburg, died Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born on March 29, 1932 in Jefferson County to the late William O. and Evelyn M. Robbins Newman. She was a private home health care provider for the elderly in Scott, Jackson and Jefferson counties. She was also a member of the Scottsburg Wesleyan Church.
Survivors include a son, Gary Reed and his wife Tammy of Campbellsburg; three brothers, Orville Newman of Madison, William Newman of Lexington and Raymond Newman of Hanover; eight grandchildren, Melissa Ann, Chrystal Gail, Thomas Joe, John W. and Christopher E., and Rachel Reed and Jason and Robert Carter and 13 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Mt. Moriah Cemetery near Henryville.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm on Tuesday and from 9 am until the time of services on Wednesday.
JACK WARREN GRIFFIN, 81, Apollo Beach, Fla., died Saturday, June 15, 2013.
He was born on November 3, 1931 in Indianapolis to Frank and Catherine Lenore Helrich Griffin. He was a real estate agent with Cocoa Properties Inc. in Apollo Beach. He was also a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors: Daughter: Jennifer Maher (Patrick), Indianapolis; Son: Michael Griffin, Shelbyville; Stepsons: Charles S Baker, Scottsburg, James K Baker (Deborah), Martinsville; Brother: Harry E Griffin (Beverly), Indianapolis; Grandchildren: Andrea R Baker, Charles S Baker III, Amanda M Brooks; Great grandchildren: Joshua Robinson, Nathan Brooks, Emily Brooks.
Graveside services will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Scottsburg Cemetery.
Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to ICare, c/o Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N 1st St., Scottsburg IN 47170.
DORSE “JUNIOR” RAICHEL, 74, Brown County, formerly of Austin, died Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Indiana University Methodist Hospital.
He was born on October 29, 1938 in Chavies, Ky. to the late Dorse Duff and Laura White Raichel. He retired in 1989 as a manager for the Cummins Engine Company in Columbus after 24 years of service. He was a member of the Nashville Christian Church, Past Master of the Columbus Daylight Masonic Lodge and the Shrine in Indianapolis.
Survivors include his wife; and four daughters: Allenea Williams of Salem, Ore., Cathy Dille of Bloomington, Deborah (Ron) Riall of New Albany and Lesa (Kenny) Wagler of Brown County; five sons: Allen (Wanda) D. Moore, II of Rock Hill, S.C., Gary (Diane) Raichel of Austin, David (Karen) C. Moore of Rock Hill, and Ronald (Vicki) Raichel of Austin and David (Karen) Raichel of Hebron; 20 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
The Rev. L.D. Campbell will conduct a funeral service at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday at the Nashville Christian Church, 160 S. Van Buren St. in downtown Nashville. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St. in Morgantown and from 9 a.m. until service time on Thursday at the church. A Masonic Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Weeping Willow Cemetery in Bean Blossom with Military Rites presented by the Brown County American Legion Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Junior to the Indiana University Health Hospice, 1828 N. Illinois St. Indianapolis, IN 46202 or the Shriners Hospital for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive Tampa, FL 33607.
ROBIN EVE, 57, Austin, died Friday, June 21, 2013 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
She was born on April 1, 1956 in Seymour to the late Ernest and Mary Louise Boggs Eve. She was a previous employee of Blue River Services in Salem, Furniture Unlimited and New Hope Services in Austin, and DTC in Madison. She competed in the Special Olympics.
Survivors include her uncle: Robert Boggs of Pennsylvania; her cousins: John Albert & Kathy Kurtz, Oren Utah; John Lawrence Kurtz, Orem, Utah; Extended Family includes: Bill Graham, Jan and Shari Hardy of Scottsburg; Yvonne Meadows and the Smith Family of Austin; Housemate Bill Polakoff of Austin and many friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin. Burial will be in the Spurgeon Cemetery
Visitation will be 4 to 8 pm Tuesday and after 9 am Wednesday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
SAMANTHA MARIE LYKINS, 30, Austin, died Thursday, June 20, 2013 in Scott Memorial Hospital.
She was born on May 26, 1983 in Seymour to Wesley Lykins and Rita Vires Jett.
Survivors include her: Mother: Rita Jett, Austin; Father: Wesley Lykins, Austin; Sons: Ethan Netherton, Austin; Jordan Netherton, Austin; and Bryar Lykins, Austin; Half brother: Michael Todd Huff, Florida; Step brother: Kyle Jett, Kansas; Sisters: Krissy Hunter, Austin; and Liz Shouse, Austin.
Graveside services were held Sunday, June 23, 2013 at New Providence Cemetery in Austin.
CHIEF OF POLICE WILLIE EDWARD LUCAS, JR., (RET), 67, Harrodsburg, Ky., formerly of Hanover, died Thursday, June 20, 2013 at his home.
He was born on July 27, 1945 in Whitesburg, Ky. to the late Willie Edward, Sr. and Geneva Phillips Lucas. He served as the Police Chief of Hanover for over 15 years. He was a U.S. Marine veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Madison Moose Lodge No. 765 and the Fraternal Order of Police Stacks of Power Lodge and Jefferson Post 9, of the American Legion.
Survivors include his wife: Sharon Marie Pennington Lucas of Harrodsburg, Kentucky; his loving daughter: Christina Watterson Lucas and her companion, Jeremy Angus of Madison, Indiana; his adoring grandchildren, Nycole, Ethan, Shane and David; his sister, Linda Donovan and her husband, Bill of Jeffersonville, Indiana; his father in law and mother in law: Lindburg and Shirley Williams Couch of Deputy, Indiana; his sisters in law and brothers in law: Henrietta Patton and her companion, Jerry Faris of Hanover, Indiana; Carolyn Salkeld and her husband, Ken of Scott County, Indiana; Barb & Rob Sims of Hanover, Indiana; Raymond & Lisa Pennington of Canaan, Indiana; Lynn Pennington and his wife, Michelle of Lexington, Indiana; Kenny & Rhonda Pennington of Columbus, Ohio; his best friends, Judy & Larry Kelly of Harrodsburg. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother: Richard Gay Lucas.
Funeral services will be held at 7 pm on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Full military honors will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 27, at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Chapel by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice.