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Obituaries - October 22, 2008 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 22 October 2008 00:00

PAUL BRYAN WAMPLER, 36
MARVIN E. PRIFOGLE, 71
EUGENE ARNOLD, JR., 83
MELVIN R. RICHEY, 87
KENT R. SHULL, 76
ALFRED J. "JOHN" BRADING, 60
MARY JO (BRANSTETTER) GISH, 71
TERRENCE FLECK, 39
MARY L. TAYLOR, 74
JUNE CRAVENS, 77
GRACIE NEACE, 80
JAMES C. "J.C." CROXTON, 69
PATRICK WILLIAM POWERS, 16
SHELDON HALL, 79
VICKIE FAGERSTEN, 58
KENNETH W. "BUCK" BUCHANAN, 49
GROVER CLEVELAND COPELAND, SR., 75
AUBREY WADE, 69
EDNA L. COZART, 84
MARY H. DISMORE, 81
LAURA NAPIER, 85
PAULINE HELEN SHIELDS, 84
NORMA E. GIVENS SHORT, 87

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   ?   ?   ?    ?    PAUL BRYAN WAMPLER, 36, Deer Field Beach, Florida, formerly of Charlestown, died Tuesday, October 7 in Deer Field Beach, Florida.
    He was a member of North Charlestown Church of God and worked as a Rehab Technician.
    Survivors include his mother, Wilma Wampler of Charlestown; sister, Melissa Crace of Charlestown; nephew, Jon Michael Crace and niece, Shelby Crace both of Charlestown.
    Services were held Tuesday, October 14 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial at Charlestown Cemetery.


    MARVIN E. PRIFOGLE, 71, Fredericksburg, died Monday, October 13 at the Cox Health Center in Springfield, Missouri.
    He was a retired truck driver and farmer, an Army Airforce veteran, a member of the Hardinsburg United Methodist Church and Corinthian Lodge in A.F.-A.M. in Concord, Massachusetts, and other service organizations.
    Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Harrison Prifogle; two sons, Russell and Jim Prifogle; two daughters, Debbie Steinmann and Pam Arnold; two step-daughters, Linda Howard and Debra Carnahan; brother, Myron Prifogle; two sisters, Shirley Levi and Phyllis Ellis; one great-granddaughter and nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Saturday, October 18 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in the Hardinsburg Cemetery.


    EUGENE ARNOLD, JR., 83, Floyds Knobs, died Tuesday, October 14 at his home.
    He was a retired boiler maker, a member of the Brotherhood of Boiler Makers of Local 40 and oldest past exalted ruler of the F.O. Elks 270. He was also a veteran of World War II, serving in Iwo-Jima in the 5th Marine Division, United States Marine Corps.
    Survivors include two sons, Gary Arnold of Lanesville and Mark Arnold of Floyds Knobs; daughter, Cynthia L. Vertrees of New Albany; two brothers, Jack Arnold of New Albany and Robert Arnold of Corydon and three grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, October 17 at the Market Street Chapel of Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville with burial in Edwardsville Cemetery.
    Expressions of sympathy may be given to the American Cancer Society.


    MELVIN R. RICHEY, 87, Sellersburg, died Wednesday, October 8.
    Services were held Monday, October 13 at Garr Funeral Home.


    KENT R. SHULL, 76, Salem, died Monday, October 13 at his home.
    He was a retired manager for Wal-Mart in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He was a member of Salem First Christian Church and an Air Force veteran.
    Survivors include his son, Jay R. Shull of New York, New York; brother, Robert L. Shull of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and five sisters, Kathryn Hoke, Arvada Hedrick, and Eva Colglazier all of Salem, Ann Smith of Greenwood, and Shirley Nixon of Louisville.
    Services were held Friday, October 17 at Weathers Funeral Home with cremation to follow.
    The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Washington County Food Bank.


    ALFRED J. “JOHN” BRADING, 60, Lake City, Florida, formerly of Jeffersonville, died Sunday, October 12 at his residence.
    He was a native of Indiana and a disabled U.S. Army veteran.
    Survivors include his daughter, Shauna Bailey of Lake City, Florida; brother, Steve Brading of Charlestown and two granddaughters, Lauren Turberville and Logan Turberville both of Lake City, Florida.
    The cremated remains will be interred at a later date in the Charlestown Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Homes was in charge of local arrangements.


    MARY JO (BRANSTETTER) GISH, 71, Floyds Knobs, died Wednesday, October 15 at her home.
    She was a member of Graceland Baptist Church, an avid gardener, animal lover, bird watcher, and nature lover.
    Survivors include her husband, James T. Gish; daughter, Beverly Jo Phillips; step-daughter, Bronwyn Gish Benford, all of Louisville; siblings, Frances Perkins, Betty Roller, and Richard Branstetter all of Louisville, and Dale Branstetter of Columbus; sisters-in-law, Jenny Smith of Memphis, Tennessee and Jeanne Gatton of Owensboro, Kentucky.
    Services were held Monday, October 20 in the Paul F. Kraft, Sr. Memorial Chapel at Generations Funeral Home with burial at Abundant Life Cemetery at Graceland Baptist Church.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus - the Hospice Community of Southern Indiana.


    TERRENCE FLECK, 39, Fredericksburg, died Wednesday, October 15.
    Service were held Saturday, October 18 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.


    MARY L. TAYLOR, 74, Sellersburg, died Thursday, October 15.
    Services were held Monday, October 20 at Garr Funeral Home.


    JUNE CRAVENS, 77, Scottsburg, died on Sunday, October 19, at Scott Memorial Hospital.
    She was born in Sellersburg and was a homemaker and a member of Scottsburg United Methodist Church, Ida Rebekah Lodge 333 in Austin, Young In Heart Extension Homemakers Club and the Scott Memorial Hospital Guild.
    Survivors include two sons, Joseph D. Cravens of Ogden, Utah, and Kenneth D. Cravens of Scottsburg; two daughters, Sue Phillips of Lexington and DeLynn Brady of Indianapolis; and six grandchildren.
    Calling at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 23.
    On Friday, October 24, calling will be observed from 12 noon until the funeral service at 2 p.m. at Scottsburg United Methodist Church. Pastor Steve Brackney will officiate at the service.
    Burial will be in Scottsburg Cemetery.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit her church.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


    GRACIE NEACE, 80, Scottsburg, died on Sunday, October 19, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
    A homemaker, she was originally from Letcher County, Ky., She was a member of the Wooster New Hope Church of God near Austin.
    Survivors include a son, James Marcum of Cincinnati, Ohio; two brothers, Pearl Collins of Williamstown, Ky., and Woody Collins of Austin; a sister, Oma Harrell of Williamstown; and five grandchildren.
    Calling today (Wednesday) at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg is planned from 9 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. Bro. Dennis Henson will officiate at the service.
    Burial will be in Wesley Chapel Cemetery near Austin.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


    JAMES C. “J.C.” CROXTON, 69, Lexington, died on Friday, October 17, at his home.
    Born in Brooksburg, he was a Jefferson County resident all of his life. He began working in the family business, Croxton Motors, at age 16 and later co-owned J.C. Motors in Madison with his wife for 25 years. He had also worked at Grote Industries. He was a member of Hanover United Methodist Church.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Mary Ellen Imel; two sons, Mike Croxton of Madison and Kevin Croxton of Lexington; a daughter, Teresa Morris of Madison; his mother, Norma Grace Tevis Croxton of Madison; a brother, Jeff Croxton of Madison; a sister, Grace L. Brummett of Madison; and five grandchildren.
    Calling today (Wednesday) is planned at the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison from 9 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. Pastor Gene Smith will officiate at the service.
    Burial will be in Brooksburg Cemetery.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the funeral home staff to benefit his church or his family.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.morgan-nay.com.


    PATRICK WILLIAM POWERS, 16, Lexington, died on Friday, October 17, at his home.
    He was born in Jeffersonville and was a junior at Scottsburg High School. He was an employee of Anthony’s Italian Restorante in Scottsburg.
    Survivors include his father, Jerry Wayne Powers of Lexington; his mother and stepfather, Hope Renee and Lonnie Robertson of Jeffersonville; a brother, Sean Michael Powers of Lexington; a sister, Christine Raeann Powers of Jeffersonville; his grandparents, Lowell and Dorothy Swisher of Lexington, Roy and Sharon Wilkerson of Sellersburg and Irene Wilkerson of Scottsburg; and his great-grandmother, Annabelle Smith of Muncie.
    The funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, October 21, at the Henryville United Methodist Church.
    Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery near Henryville.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the R.D. Pyke Funeral Service in Henryville to benefit We Care.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.pykefuneral.com.


    SHELDON HALL, 79, Scottsburg, died on Saturday, October 18.
    A native of Lexington, he was a retired employee of the old Indiana Telephone Company and Contel. He was a member of Lexington Presbyterian Church and the Telephone Pioneers.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Josephine Reece; a son, Larry Hal of Scottsburg; two daughters, Sharon L. Nowlin of Scottsburg and Joy Brinson of Madison; two stepsons, Bill Williams of Underwood and Jim Williams of Scottsburg; two stepdaughters, Jamie Williams of Scottsburg and Jeannette Marling of Underwood; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted at the Stewart Funeral Home in Scottsburg on Tuesday, October 21. Phil LaMaster officiated.
    Burial was in Lexington Cemetery.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit Relay for Life or Kosair Children’s Hospital.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.stewartfuneralhome.net.


    VICKIE FAGERSTEN, 58, Scottsburg, died on Saturday, October 18, at Hampton Oaks Health Campus in Scottsburg.
    She was born in Scottsburg and had been employed at Midwest Gas Company in Scottsburg as an office manager for 17 years. She was a 1968 graduate of Scottsburg High School and a member of Scottsburg First Christian Church and Scott County Moose Family Center 2324.
    Survivors include a daughter, Monica Milner of Indianapolis; her father and stepmother, Lawrence “Larry” and Norma Fagersten of Scottsburg; a brother, Larry Fagersten of Greenwood; and a sister, Toni Boyd of Deputy.
    The funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, October 21, at the Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit the donors’ choice.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.


    KENNETH W. “BUCK” BUCHANAN, 49, Scottsburg, died on Friday, October 17, at his home.
    A member of Mt. Hebron Christian Church near Little York, he was born in Madison and had been an iron worker for Local Union 70 in Louisville, Ky., for 30 years. Memberships included the Sons of the American Legion Post 41 in Salem.
    Survivors include a son, Ryan Buchanan; a daughter, Katrina Buchanan; his mother and stepfather, Kathleen and Roy Robbins of Scottsburg; and his companion, Jodi Kinney of Salem.
    The funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, October 21, at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Bro. Rodney Sweeney officiated.
    Burial was in Little York Cemetery.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit his church.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


    GROVER CLEVELAND COPELAND SR., 75, Madison, died on Friday, October 17, at his home.
    A Switzerland County native, he was raised in Jefferson County and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was employed for 43 years as an ironworker for Union Local 22 in Indianapolis. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969 and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 4097 in North Vernon.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Rachel Burton; five sons, Grover Copeland Jr. Dickie Copeland, Gail Copeland and Danny Copeland, all of Madison, and Darris Copeland of Scottsburg; two daughters, Linda Davis Barron and Gwen Nolan, both of Madison; four brothers, Robert Copeland of Versailles, George Copeland and Richard Copeland, both of Madison, and David Copeland of Lexington, Ky.; three sisters, Frances Robbins, Myrtle Smith and Wanda Ayler, all of Madison; 18 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Monday, October 20, at the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Bro. Gerald Sandusky officiated.
    Burial was in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison following full military honors performed by members of American Legion Jefferson Post 9.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit Hospice of King’s Daughters Hospital in Madison.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.morgan-nay.com.


    AUBREY WADE, 69, Austin, died on Wednesday, October 15, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    Born in Russell Springs, Ky., he was a retired employee of Morgan Foods Inc. Memberships included Scott Lodge 120 F&AM in Austin.
    Survivors include two sons, Rob Wade and Russ Wade, both of Austin; five sisters, Phyllis Cockerham, Judy Jewell and Brenda Fields, all of Crothersville, Marilyn Cope of Columbus and Lennie Owens of Scottsburg; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin on Saturday, October 18. The Rev. Danny Kessler officiated.
    Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery near Scottsburg.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


    EDNA L. COZART, 84, Crothersville, died on Tuesday, October 14, at the Rosewood Care Center in Saint Charles, Il.
    She was employed at the old U.S. Shoe Corporation in Crothersville for many years. She was a member of the Uniontown Baptist Church, where she had been active in the Ladies’ Aid Society.
    Survivors include a son, Russell Wayne Cozart of Crothersville; a daughter, Patty Matthews of Wheaton, Il.; a brother, Roy Stout of Crothersville; two sisters, Juanita Duncan of Tampico and Pauline Isaacs of Crothersville; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Friday, October 17, at the Uniontown Baptist Church. Pastor Bill Ramsey officiated.
    Burial was in Cana Cemetery.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit her church.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.


    MARY H. DISMORE, 81, Shelbyville, Ky., died on Tuesday, October 14, in New Albany.
    A native of Shelby County, Ky., she was a retired office manager for Home Federal Savings and Loan in Austin and had been a secretary at the Coca-Cola Bottling Company in Shelbyville, Ky.
    Survivors include a son, Terry Dismore of Columbus, Ohio; a daughter, Elaine Snelling of Floyds Knobs; and two grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Thursday, October 16, at the Shannon Funeral Home in Shelbyville.
    Burial was in Grove Hill Cemetery in Shelbyville.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit the donor’s choice.


    LAURA NAPIER, 85, Austin, died on Sunday, October 12, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
    She was born in Hazard, Ky., and was employed at the Mariann Restaurant in Scottsburg for many years. She had also cooked for many celebrities during her career.
    Survivors include three sons, Carl Napier of Jacksonville, Fl., Bobby Smith of Clayhole, Ky., and Arthur Davis of Jackson, Ky.; two daughters, Reva Dial of Austin and Virgie Medoza of Clinton, Ma.; three sisters, Mary Combs of Jackson, Ky., Mimi Barnett of Clayhole and Eula Mae Rensher of Wisconsin; and several grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Thursday, October 16, at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin. The Rev. Noah Spicer officiated.
    Burial was in Scottsburg Cemetery.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


    PAULINE HELEN SHIELDS, 84, Seymour, died on Monday, October 13, at the Jennings Health Care Campus in North Vernon.
    She was born in Decatur County and was a retired employee of the old Muscatatuck State School. She had also cared for 56 foster children over a period of 11 years. Memberships include the Oak Grove Ladies Aid Society and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1925 ladies’ auxiliary in Seymour.
    Survivors include two sons, Charles Edward Gudgel and Curtis Gudgel; a brother, Delbert Bannister; 11 grandchildren; and several great-and great-great-grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Friday, October 17, at the Voss Chapel in Seymour. The Rev. Bill Weaver officiated.
    Burial was in Reddington Cemetery in Jackson County.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit the Reddington Cemetery Association.
     On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.vossfuneralservice.com.


    NORMA E. GIVENS SHORT, 87, Reynoldsburg, Ohio, died on Friday, October 10.
    She was formerly of Scott County.
    Survivors include a daughter, Wilma Gene Childress of Providence, Ky.; three grandchildren; and four great- grandchildren.
    Staff of the Schoedinger Funeral home of Columbus/Reynoldsburg was in charge of arrangements.

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