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Obituaries September 25, 2013 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 19 September 2013 00:00

MONTE H. CREECH, 64
JAMES E. WILSON, 71
MARY FREY, 60
VIRGINIA LEE COOPER, 85
PATRICIA MARSHALL, 82
VICKI “SUE” LYNCH, 69
DOROTHY MARIAN COPPLE, 84
MORRIS KEY GILL, 75
RAMONA ANN BAGSHAW, 75
LEE NAPIER, 83
SHIRLEY W. MIDDLETON, SR.
FRANK SHANE WAYNE DAVIDSON, 34
DARRELL “RED” ADAMS, SR., 66
BEVERLY LYNN EVANS, 58
CORY E. HEIDEMAN, 30
MARVIN E. BROADY, 93
CHARLES PETE COFFMAN, 70
FLOYD DONALD PETTY, 78
DAVID H. MORRIS, 60

MONTE H. CREECH, 64, Scottsburg, died Sunday, September 15, 2013 in Louisville.
He was born June 27, 1949 in Dupont to Elijah and Nora Creech. He was retired as a rotary lift operator in Madison and a former minister.
Survivors include his son: Scotty D. Creech of Scottsburg; his daughters: Candy J. Helton of Blocher and Donna Sue Creech of Scottsburg; four grandchildren, several brothers and sisters. He was preceded in death by her parents and his wife: Lucille Morris Creech.
There will be no services. Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.


JAMES E. WILSON, 71, of Pekin died Monday, September 16, 2013 at his home.
He was born January 29, 1942 in Russell Springs, Ky. to Carl and Thelma Smith Wilson.  He was a retired employee of Amaray and attended Pekin United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife:  Minnie Crawford Wilson of Pekin.   They were married March 4, 1962.  He is also survived by three sons:  James Edward "Jimmy" Wilson (Tonya M.) of Camillus, New York, Carl Wayne Wilson of Pekin and Raymond Lee Wilson (Tonya) of Pekin, two daughters:  Teresa Lynn Denton (Doug) of Pekin and Penny Marie Chester of Jeffersonville, a sister:  Nellie Cotterman of Greenfield, Indiana, 11 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, one aunt and one uncle.   He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 1 pm at Weathers Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Daisy Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:30 – 8 pm and Thursday from 9 am until the time of service.


MARY FREY, 60, of Campbellsburg, died Sunday Sept. 15, 2013 at her residence.
She was born on July 7, 1953, in Lagrange, Ind., to Lester Miller and Anna Miller. On March 24, 1977 she married Wilmer Frey, he survives.
Other survivors include: seven sons, Milton, Samuel, Amos, Fred, Paul, Joseph and Tobias Frey; five daughters, Anna Gingerich, Fannie Hostetler, Barbara Bontrager, Edna Lambright and Wilma Frey; 38 grandchildren; nine brothers and four sisters. She was preceded in death by her father and a grandson.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at her residence. Burial followed at the Old Order Amish Cemetery.
Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home handled the arrangements.


VIRGINIA LEE COOPER, 85, of Charlestown, died Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at her home.
She was born on November 1, 1927 to Robert Roland and Maggie Bell (Bower) Baird in Clark County. She was a lifelong farmer, and a retired school bus driver, a member of the Order of the Easter Star 597, and a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughters, Sharon Johnson (Mike), Carolyn Clark (Wynn) and Brenda Cartright (Jerry) all of of Charlestown; sons, Forest Cooper, Jr., of New Washington, Darrel Cooper of Marysville and Rickie Cooper of Charlestown; brothers, George Baird of Madison, and Jim Baird of Marysville; sister, Lula Jones of Marysville; six grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Forest Cooper, Sr., grandsons, Chris Cartright, and Anthony Cooper; six brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 11am at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial in the Cooper Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Friday from 1pm to 8pm, and after 9am on Saturday. Easter Star services will be held on Friday at 7pm at the funeral home.
In Lieu of flowers family requests donations to be made to the Old Salem Cemetery Mowing Fund at 303 Amburgey Dr., New Albany, IN 47150.
Online condolences www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


PATRICIA MARSHALL, 82 of Salem, died Tuesday, September 17 at 11:05PM at St. Vincent Hospital of Salem.
She was born April 17, 1931 in Marion County, W. Va. to Otto Lawrence and Opal Morgan Wells.  She was a homemaker and a member of Canton Christian Church and Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.
She is survived by her husband:  Jay D. Marshall of Salem, a daughter:  Kyleen Center (Bob) of Madison, two sisters:  Eleanor Drews of Virginia Beach, Va. and Edythe Tennant of Fairview, W. Va. and two grandsons:  Eli Center (Shira T. Center) of Washington D.C. and Adam Center of Santa Cruz, Calif.  She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters:  Elizabeth McCue and Ruth Farkley.
A memorial service will be held Friday at7 pm at Weathers Funeral Home.  Visitation will be Friday from 5 pm until the time of services.
Memorial donations may be made to the Washington County Cancer Society or a hospice of donor's choice.


VICKI “SUE” LYNCH, 69, Jeffersonville, died Wednesday, September 18, 2013  at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born June 27, 1944 in Louisville to the late Garland   Rider  and Helen Langley Boley. She was a member of Northside Church of Christ in Jeffersonville.
Survivors include her husband: Richard Lynch of Jeffersonville; her sons: Thomas E Clifford of Jeffersonville, Michael Scott Hardy of Athens, Ala, Matthew Ray Hardy of French Lick and Patrick Wayne Hardy of Jeffersonville; her sisters: Robin E Burden of New Albany and  Judith K Dugan of Pittsburgh, Pa; 22 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother: Daniel Ray Rider.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Austin Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm on Friday, September 20, and from 9 am until the time of services on Saturday.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


DOROTHY MARIAN COPPLE, 84 of Hanover, formerly of New Washington, died Wednesday September 18, 2013 at Davis Elder Care in Hanover.
She was born on December 28, 1928 in Jefferson County. She joined Elizabeth Baptist Church in 1952 and retired from PNC Bank in Louisville in 1991 after working there for 36 years. She attended the National Quartet Convention every year for a number of years.
She is survived by several cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday September 22, 2013 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. Sunday until the time of the service.


MORRIS KEY GILL, 75, of Marysville, died Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at his home.
He was born on May 24, 1938 to Orville and Gertrude Latham Gill in Paris, Ky.. He was a school bus driver and cattleman. He was a member of the Pleasant View Baptist Church, and a member of the New Washington Masonic Lodge #167.
Survivors include his son, Dr. Raymie Gill of Marysville, IN; daughter, Danili Bramble of Lexington, IN; sisters, Wanda Roberts of Paris, KY, and Christine Nash of Paris, KY; grandchildren; Heather Rager, Kasey Gill, Brandon Gill, Deklan Bramble, and Kavan Bramble.
Private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Pleasant View Baptist Church.
Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown handling the arrangements.


RAMONA ANN BAGSHAW, 75, Henryville, died Friday, September 20, 2013 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born on September 10, 1938 in Henryville, to Jerome and Carmolita (Baxter) Dean. She owned her own beauty shop, “Ramona’s Beauty Shop” for 17 years. She also worked as the Executive Director of Clark County Zoning and Planning Commission for 32 ½ years, retiring earlier this year. She was a member of Henryville United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Cindy (Terry) Comstock, her daughter-in-law, Missy Bagshaw, and her grandsons, Thomas Comstock, Jordan Ray, and Jackson Bagshaw. She was preceded in death by her son Brent Bagshaw and her brother Larry Dean.
Funeral services were held Monday, September 23, 2013 at Henryville United Methodist Church with burial at Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to The WHAS Crusade for Children c/o Adams Funeral Home & Crematory, 209 S. Ferguson St., Henryville, Indiana 47126.
Online condolences and a video tribute can be viewed at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.


LEE NAPIER, 83, of Charlestown, died Friday, September 20, 2013 at his home.
He was born on March 16, 1930 to Mack and Nora Noble Napier in Perry Co., Ky. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Blazing Star Masonic Lodge, and Scottish Rite.
Survivors include his wife, Thelma (Fugate) Napier; sons, Gary Lee Napier (Carla) of New Albany, and Randy Lynn Napier (Lisa Jo) of Charlestown; grandchildren, Jessie Katherine Burnett, Claire Elizabeth Galofaro, and Carman Leigh Napier; great-granddaughter, Laine M. Sullivan.
Funeral services were held Monday, September 23, 2013 at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial in the Charlestown Cemetery.
Masonic services will be held at 3pm on Sunday at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


SHIRLEY W. MIDDLETON, SR.died Friday, September 20, 2013 at University of Louisville Hospital.
He was born in Evarts, Ky. to the late Walter and Ethel Wynn Middleton. He was a retired Crane Engineer with American Barge Line, a sergeant of arms and member of the Local 89 Teamsters Union, and the inventor of the Gutter Cleaner as well as many other products.
Survivors include his wife Maureen Carol Huth Middleton; four children, J.R. Middleton(Monica), Annette Middleton-Nugent, Rachel Smith (Tracy) and Lisa Colwell (Billy); brothers, Alonzo , Tom and Billy Middleton; sisters, Doris Sindelar and Freda LaMaster; nine grandchildren, Wes and Daniel Harper, Brad and Levi Smith, Blu Colwell, Cheyenne Schurr, Shilo Colwell, Megan and Paige Middleton; four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers & sisters, James, Parnell, Azylee, Hislip, Beatrice Middleton, and Louise Stanley.
Funeral services were held Monday, September 23, 2013 at the Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.


FRANK SHANE WAYNE DAVIDSON, 34, of Charlestown died Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born on April 5, 1979 to Johnny Wayne and Janet MarieCissell Davidson in Clark County. He was a former DJ and promotions director for WDJX radio, a substitute teacher for Greater Clark County Schools, and a sound producer for Tin Roof Productions of Louisville. He was a member of the Edwardsville United Methodist Church in Georgetown, member of the Blazing Star Masonic Lodge #226, a community volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, and attended several mission trips. He also was the former announcer for the Pirates and Lady Pirates basketball teams, a band volunteer for several years for Charlestown and Jeffersonville High Schools. He was the founder of the Pike Charter of IUS Alumni, and he appeared in numerous local plays and appeared in the movie “Country Strong.”
Survivors include his parents, Wayne and Janet Davidson of Charlestown; grandparents, Frank and Thelma Jo Davidson of Charlestown; aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is preceded in death by his grandfather, William E. Cissell, Sr.; grandmother, Lorene Myers; and a brother, Troy Lee Davidson.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 1pm at the Edwardsville United Methodist Church in Georgetown, with burial to follow in the Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will begin on Monday from 2pm to 8pm at the Grayson Funeral Home, and after 11am on Tuesday at the church.
Masonic services will be held on Monday, September 23rd at 7pm at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


DARRELL “RED” ADAMS, SR., 66, of Charlestown, died on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born on April 3, 1947 to Burnette and Callie Lorraine (Standifer) Adams in Whitesburg, Ky. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, a practicing attorney in Clark and surrounding counties for three decades, employed by the State of Indiana Department of Correction in Henryville and a Charlestown City Court Judge. He was also a member of the North Charlestown Church of God.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Geneva (Howard) Adams of Charlestown; sons, Darrell Adams, Jr. (Jacinta) of Charlestown, and Andrew Adams (Tammy) of Charlestown; daughter, Cheryl Doelker (Scott) of Tampa, Fla.; brother, Carroll Adams (Delores) of Charlestown; mother-in-law, Hazel Howard of Charlestown; grandchildren, Tara Doelker, Shara Doelker, Erica Adams, Ashlyn Adams, Brooke Adams, Harrison Adams, Sophia Adams, and Gracie Jo Adams. He is preceded in death by his parents, grandsons, Timothy Brandon and Dustin Scott Doelker; sister, Janice Adams; and father-in-law, Harvey Howard.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 1pm at the Grayson Funeral Home, with burial to follow in the Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will begin on Wednesday from 2pm to 8pm, and after 9am on Thursday.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the American Legion Post 335 or VFW post 1427 Color Guard.


BEVERLY LYNN EVANS, 58, of Charlestown, died Friday, September 20, 2013 at her home.
She was born on November 21, 1954 to Charles and Bille Mae Fields Brock in Clark Co. She worked for Servend Inc. and was a member of the Mt. Lebanon Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include her son, Christian Evans of Charlestown; daughter, Jennifer Evans of Austin; sister, Cynthia Dismore of Filer, Ida.; grandsons, Nathan and Nolan Evans.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 11am the Mt. Lebanon Presbyterian Church, with burial in the Mt. Lebanon Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 1pm to 8pm, and after 10am on Wednesday at the church.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


CORY E. HEIDEMAN, 30, of Scottsburg died at Norton Healthcare in Louisville on Friday, September 20, 2013.
He was born August 26, 1983 in Seymour to Frederick G. and Prima D. (Rotert) Heideman. He had worked for Jay C Plus Foods for 4 years and Home Products in Seymour for 7 years. He had begun working as a Caregiver for ResCare in Henryville for the last 3 months. He was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Seymour.
He is survived by his mother, Prima; fiancée, Brenda Mae Swafford; 3 children: Greyson, Toby and Elijah; a brother, Matthew Heideman, his maternal grandparents; Fred and Dorothy (Sprague) Rotert and many aunts, uncles and cousins. His father and paternal grandparents, Roy and Cora Heideman preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at Immanuel Lutheran Church where Rev. Philip Bloch, Rev. James Rodriguez and Vicar Mark Huff will officiate. Burial will take place at Riverview Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at Burkholder Funeral Chapel from 4-8 p.m. and on Wednesday from 9:30 am until service time at the church.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Immanuel Lutheran School.


MARVIN E. BROADY, 93, Underwood, died Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Scottsburg.
He was born on March 2, 1920 in Salem to Wilford and Dottie Gertrude Bartle Broady. He was a retired farmer, previously employed at corn factory in Scottsburg & old Charlestown powder plant & Morgans & measured grain bins for the ASCS Office. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of Bethel Baptist Church of Leota.
Survivors include his wife: Stella June Broady, Underwood; his daughters: Melissa Joy Sears (Sam) and Melodie Jean Rutledge, both of Underwood; his grandchildren: Aaron James and Ben Allen Rutledge. He was preceded in death by his parents; son Michael Edward Broady; brother Zebbie Broady; half-brother Harry Robinson; sisters Mima Marsh & Treva Jo Broady.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm on Tuesday, September 24, and from 8 am until the time of services on Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bethel Baptist Church of Leota c/o the funeral home.


CHARLES PETE COFFMAN, 70, of Underwood, died Thursday morning at his home.
He was retired from Fischer Packing Co. in Louisville.
He is survived by his wife Donna Coffman, his 3 daughters, Tracey  Curtis, Tammy Shifflett, & Micki Coffman, and his grandchildren, Tessa Petree, Darcy & Maggie Shifflett all of Scottsburg.
A Memorial service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Wittnesses in Scottsburg.


FLOYD DONALD PETTY, 78, of Scottsburg, died Sunday, September 22, 2013 at his residence.
He was born on January 12, 1935 in Underwoodto the late William Earl and Forrest Sylvia (Roth) Petty.  He was the retired owner and operator of Petty Construction Company, a member of the First Baptist Church, and a member of the Scottsburg Men's Bowling League.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce (Ely) Petty;  five sons, Jeffery Petty and his wife Julie, Russell Petty and his wife Valerie all of Scottsburg; Andrew Petty and his wife Betsy of Crothersville, Jonathan Petty and his wife Anita and Benjamin Petty and his wife Sherry all of Scottsburg; two daughters, Donna Gabbard and her husband Tony of Scottsburg and Brenda Williams and her husband Chris of Lexington; a sister, Wilma Brock of Scottsburg; 18 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two infant sons; four brothers, Robert, Earl, Carl and Clarence L. Petty, Sr.; seven sisters, Shirley Petty, Mallie Petty, Mabel Sweany, Emma Rose, Margaret Applegate, Katherine Lyttle and Lorna Edwards.
Funeral Service: 11:00 am Thursday, September 28, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Scottsburg with burial in Sodom Cemetery near Underwood.
Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Wednesday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg and after 9 am Thursday at his church.
Memorial Contributions: To the family c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


DAVID H. MORRIS, 60, of Charlestown, died on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
He was born on June 20, 1953 to Donnie and Erma Jean (Cody) Morris on Hazard, Ky. He worked for Morgan’s Food in Austin and was a member of the Bethany Christian Church.
Survivors include his sons, Michael Morris of Marysville, and David W. Morris of Clarksville; daughter, Angela Couch of Hanover; mother, Erma Jean Milton of Ky.; brothers, Earl Morris of Richmond, Ky., and Ronnie Morris of Mich.; 12 Grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 11am at the Grayson Funeral Home, with burial to follow in the Owen Creek Cemetery.
Visitation will begin after 10am on Thursday.


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