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Obituaries October 2, 2013 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 25 September 2013 00:00

THOMAS M. “YOGI” MCNAY, 67
JOHN ASA ROBISON SR., 85
SUSAN CAROLE LACKEY, 53
EDWARD J. KIRCHGESSNER, 81
TERRY W. “SOUTHERN COMFORT” REEVES, 52
MARY CHRISTINE MURRELL DUNBAR, 93
FREDA  Y. WERMUTH, 91
FLOYD RICHARD "DICK" WILSON, 81
SENNA BOWLING, 87
FRIEDA HOLIWAY SHOUSE YORK, 72
DORA SUE AMICK AHLBRAND
FRANKIE D. BROWN, 68
AMY K. NORRELL, 95
FRANK BLACKMON, 60
LOUISE R. SULLIVAN, 94
LAWRENCE W. BOGARD, 63
RICHARD EDWARD TEEPLE, 60
JAMES E. “JIM” ADAMS, 76
CLORINDA GAY “KITTY” SIMPSON, 61
NORMA JEAN MCMILLAN, 90
FRANK CHARLES “FRANKIE” LANHAM, 71
DIANNA LEE CRAVENS, 47
BARRY DEXTER CARVER, 56
LOIS L. TOMPKINS ABBOTT, 63

THOMAS M. “YOGI” MCNAY, 67, Scottsburg, died Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Myrtle Beach, S.C.
He was born on February 15, 1946 in Scottsburg to the late Edward and Mildred Paswater McNay. He was retired from Cummins Engine, a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War, and attended Vienna Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife: Norma Campbell of Scottsburg; his sons: Thomas M. McNay II (Constance) of Indianapolis and Buddy B. McNay of Scottsburg; his daughters: Colleen Dort of Nova Scotia, Canada, and Jeanni McCarty of Scottsburg; his grandchildren: Nicholas Dort and Alli McCarty; and his nieces: Gina Nease (Rick), Julie Campbell (Charlie) and Beth Schonfeld (Jeff). He was preceded in death by his sister: Virginia Baker.
A celebration of life will be held at 11 am on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm on Wednesday, September 25, and from 9 am until the time of services on Thursday.


JOHN ASA ROBISON SR., 85, of New Washington died Friday September 13, 2013 at his home.
He was born on February 15, 1928 in Clark County to Henry Asa and Julia Bottorff Robison. Mr. Robison was a Navy veteran and a retired supervisor at the United States Census Bureau in Jeffersonville.
He is survived by his sons; John A. Robison, Jr., of Olympia, WA, Mark Lewis Robison of Jeffersonville and Daniel R. Robison of New Washington, daughters; Patricia Lynn Robison and Lori Claire Robison both of New Washington, brother; Jerry Robison of Seattle, Wa., sisters; Mary Lou Hartle and Donna Brooks both of Bloomington, 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 12pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington.
Visitation will begin after 9am till the time of the service.
Online condolences may be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


SUSAN CAROLE LACKEY, 53, of Salem, died Sunday, September22 at her home.
She was born June 28, 1960 in Cook County, Ill.  She was a Registered Nurse and employed by Paoli Health and Living.
She is survived by her husband:  Joseph Lackey, two sons:  Jesse Wayne Lackey of Salem and Jeremy A. Lackey of Scottsburg, a brother: Roger Parks of Chicago, Ill. and one grandson:  Castro Lackey.  She was preceded in death by her mother and a brother:  Jeffery Parks.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.


EDWARD J. KIRCHGESSNER, 81, of Starlight, died on Monday, September 23, 2013.
He was born in Floyds Knobs on November 17, 1931 to the late Emil, Sr., and Irene Missi Kirchgessner. He retired after 38 years with Essroc Cement Company in Sellersburg, was a long-time farmer and a lifelong member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, he leaves a legacy of hard work, generosity, and loyalty to the community.
He is survived by his wife, Mary V. (Schickel); daughters, Betty Vick, Theresa Williams (Richard), Rita Beam (Jim), and Rosie Torres (Tony); sons, Steve Kirchgessner (Ramona), Mike Kirchgessner (Joy), Bill Kirchgessner (Michelle), Tim Kirchgessner (Debbie), Jerry Kirchgessner (Michelle), and David Kirchgessner (Kelly); brothers, Emil Kirchgessner, Jr.(Mary Rita) and Albert Kirchgessner (Betty); sisters, Marcella Graf (Ted), Mildred Fessel, and Martha Rhodes (Everett); 26 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren. He is also preceded in death by his daughter, Patricia Ann Kirchgessner, and brother, Clifford Kirchgessner.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 26, 2013 from 12 to 8 PM and 8:30 to 10:30 AM on Friday at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany). His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 12 PM at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (8310 St. John’s Road, Starlight) with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mercy-Providence Retirement Home (4915 Charlestown Road, New Albany, IN 47150 or to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerkentuckiana.com.


TERRY W. “SOUTHERN COMFORT” REEVES, 52, Charlestown, died Monday, September 23, 2013 at his home.
He was born on December 23, 1960 in Panama City, Fla. to the late Wayne Reeves and Patricia Khline Neal. He was a truck driver for 35 years. wife of 16 years, Sharon (Byers) Reeves.
Survivors include his wife: Sharon Byers Reeves; brother, Stanley Neal (Wanda); sister, Pamela Mitchell (Bobby); niece, Jovan; great-nieces and nephew Torry, Katy, and Camy. He was also preceded in death by his step-father, Jerry Neal, Sr.; grandmothers, Bonnie Scott and Earl Dean Patterson; and his “fur children,” Holly Jocelyn and Hollyday Candi.
Cremation was chosen, no services will be held.
Newcomer Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerkentuckiana.com.


MARY CHRISTINE MURRELL DUNBAR, 93, Palmyra, died Thursday, September 19, 2013.
She was born in Columbia, Ky. She was a homemaker and a member of Palmyra Baptist Church.
Survivors include her sister: Margaret Sandusky; her children: Pat Nimke (Marti) of San Diego, Calif., Mike Dunbar (Julie) of Orlando, Fla., and David Dunbar (Bebe) of Floyds Knobs; six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband: James B. “Jim” Dunbar.
Funeral services will be held at 6 pm on Sunday, September 22, 2013 at Love Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at 1 pm on Monday, September 23, at Columbia Cemetery in Columbia, Ky.
Visitation will take place from 2 to 7 pm at the funeral home on Sunday.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana or the Villas of Guerin Woods in Georgetown.


FREDA  Y. WERMUTH, 91, Scottsburg, died Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at Hampton Oaks Health Campus.
She was born on November 24, 1921 in Dubois County, the daughter of the late Felix and Frances  (Miller) Young.  She was a homemaker and a member of the American Martyrs Catholic Church in Scottsburg.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Philip Paul Wermuth; a granddaughter, Carmen Wermuth and three sisters, Florence Young, Mary Hester and Frances Blessinger.
Survivors include two sons, Philip F. Wermuth and his wife Melanie of Lanesville, and David J. Wermuth and his wife Gayle of Republic, Washington; two daughters, Virginia Ann Dean of Scottsburg, and Freda K. Bonebrake and her husband Ron of Salem; two brothers, Frank Young of Louisville, and Anthony Young of Corydon; two sisters, Julia Booth and Patricia Ann Jones both of Greenville; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral Mass was Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 at American Martyrs Catholic Church with Rev. Louis Manna officiating.
The family has requested cremation following her services.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


FLOYD RICHARD "DICK" WILSON, 81, Salem, died Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at Salem Crossing.
He was born May 7, 1932 in Knox County, the son of James and Olive Marsh Wilson.  He was a Christian.  He was a retired farmer and livestock dealer.  He was a Korean War Navy veteran.  He was a member of Moose Lodge, a Life member of American Quarter Horse Association and a member of American Legion.
He is survived by his wife Ramona Reel Wilson of Salem. They were married November 6, 1956.  He is also survived by a brother, Frank Wilson of Greenville, Ky., and three sisters, Lyda Perry of Vincennes, Mae Coomer of Terre Haute and Edith Ann Utter of Indianapolis.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, James Wilson and Ben Wilson.
Funeral services were Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 at Weathers Funeral Home.
Graveside services were also held Friday at Hamlin Chapel Cemetery in Monroe City, Indiana.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Southern Indiana Junior Rodeo Association, c/o Kyle Brumley, 991 St. John's Church Road, Lanesville, IN  47136.


SENNA BOWLING, 87, of Salem, died September 25, 2013 at the Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
Born on January 30, 1926, she was the daughter of the late William Henry Davidson and Ollie Ledford Davidson. On April 17, 1941, she married Isaiah Bowling who passed away on April 26, 1999. She was retired from Smith Cabinet with over 25 years of service. She was a member of the Highland Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include three sons, Don Bowling, Isaiah Bowling Jr., and Howard Bowling; five daughters, Daisy Harris, Betty Woodward, Sarah Burns, Rosetta Chastain, and Senna K. Bowling; one brother, A.F. Davidson; one sister, Lucy Stewart; 24 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, one son, four brothers, three sisters, and two granddaughters.
The funeral service was Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem. Burial followed at Crown Hill Cemetery. Brother Howard Stewart and Brother Danny Jewell officiated.
Online expressions may be left at www.hughestaylor.net.


FRIEDA HOLIWAY SHOUSE YORK, 72,  of Lexington, died Thursday, September 26, 2013  at her residence.
She was born December 24, 1940 in Lee County, Ky., of the late Riley  Holiway  and Rose  (Fox) Holiway.
Survivors include her husband Fredrick E. York,  Lexington; daughters, Joann Fleenor, Austin, and Libby Pitel, Lexington; sons, Tim Shouse, Austin, and Jeffery Scott Shouse, Lexington; sister, Cleo Jones, Beattyville, Ky.; a brother, Virgil Spicer, Beattyville, Ky. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with Rev. John Bowling officiating.
Cremation will follow the service with a private burial.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


DORA SUE AMICK AHLBRAND died September 26,2013.
She was born in Scottsburg, on June 19, 1941 to Hollis "Tip" Amick and Margaret (EverittlAmick. As a young lady, she met David Ahlbrand of Brownstown; marrying him on November 25, 1960.
While surviving the deaths of her youngest child, Edward Ahlbrand, in 1999 and then her husband, David Ahlbrand ,in 2002; Sheleaves behind her other children; Brenda Ahlbrand, Will (Janie) Ahlbrand, and Ken Ahlbrand all of Columbus; three grandchildren, Matthew Ahlbrand, Jon Ahlbrand, and Katelyn Ahlbrand, all of Columbus; and her sister, Carol Ratcliffe of Scottsburg, as well as a large extended family.
The family would like to thank the staffs of Columbus Regional Hospital's Critical Care Unit (Support.Foundation.CRH.org) and Our Hospice of South Central lndiana (OurHospice.org) for the excellent, compassionate care provided to Sue and those around her. ln lieu of flowers, please send donations in Sue's memory to either of those organizations.
As Sue requested, there will be no service.


FRANKIE D. BROWN, 68, Scottsburg, died Thursday, September 26, 2013 at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
She was born on August 10, 1945 in Savannah, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Deward Haynes and Wilma  (Barrier) Haynes-White, who survives.  She was a graduate of Central High School in Savannah, Tennessee, Class of 1963. She was a cashier for Walmart in Scottsburg, where she worked for 23 years, also a former Librarian and Teacher's Aide at Vienna-Finley Elementary School and a member of the Scottsburg Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by a twin sister, Claudia Haynes and a brother, Paul Haynes.
Survivors include her husband, Mike L. Brown; two sons, David Brown and his wife Lisa of Noblesville and Jim Brown and his wife Trish of Scottsburg; a daughter, Debbie Babbs of Scottsburg; her mother, Wilma Haynes-White of Savannah, Tennessee;  a brother, Gary Haynes  and his wife Temple of Savannah, Tennessee;  a sister, Laura Spradlin and her husband Mack of Savannah, Tennessee and six grandchildren, Kalissa, Jacob, Tanner and Taylor Brown and Blake and Bailey Babbs.
Funeral services were Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 at Collins Funeral Home  with Tim Weilbacker officiating. Graveside Services were Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 at Memory Gardens Of Hardin County in Savannah, Tennessee.
Memorial Contributions may be made to her church c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


FRANKIE D. BROWN, 95, Scottsburg, died Thursday, September 26, 2013 at Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville.
She was born on June 30, 1918 in Wells County, the daughter of the late Ernest W.  and Lucy  (McIntire) Adsit.  She was a retired registered nurse, a member of the Scottsburg Presbyterian Church and was a nurse and 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army in WW II from 1941 to 1946, where she served in England, France and Belgium.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Warren Adsit and a sister, Margaret Smith.
Survivors include her son, Gerald "Gerry" Norrell and his wife Linda of Scottsburg; a brother, Howard Adsit and his wife Pauline of Warren, Ind.; six grandchildren, Gerald A. and Matthew Norrell, Natalie Marquardt (Bill), Johnny Wilson, Billy Wilson (Karen) and Pamela Vires (Victor) and six great grandchildren, Ava and Will Marquardt, Amanda, Rachel and Jude Norrell and Isaiah Vires.
Memorial services will be at 11:00 am Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 at Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Peter Barnes-Davies officiating.
Visitation will be after 9 am Saturday.
Cremation was requested with burial at a later date Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.
Memorial contributions may be made to her church c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


FRANK BLACKMON, 60, Palmyra, Indiana, died Thursday, September 26, 2013 at Green Valley Care Center in New Albany.
He was born on February 23, 1953 in Courtland, Alabama to the late Franklin and Lola (Eskridge) Blackmon.
He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Patricia J. (Riggs) Blackmon; children, Ed Messer (Angie), Misty Messer-Zopfi; brother, Donnie Blackmon; grandchildren, Lexi, Easton, Logan, and Nathan.
Cremation was chosen following Frank’s wishes.
No services are scheduled at this time.
Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) was entrusted with his care.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerkentuckiana.com.


LOUISE R. SULLIVAN, 94, died Sunday, September 29, 2013 at her home.
She was born in Locust Point, Indiana on November 4, 1918 the daughter of Chris and Virginia McCollum Roudenbush.
She was the owner and operator of Sullivan Service Station near Lanesville and was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Hubert Sullivan; two sons, James E. Sullivan, Sr. and Charles K. Sullivan, a brother, Charles Roudenbush and a great-grandson, Matthew Ferguson.
He is survived by two daughters, Esther Ferguson (Alan) and Tammy Zahnd (Steve) both of Lanesville; one brother, Joe Roudenbush of Greenville; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown. Pastor Frank Pendleton will officiate. Burial will be in the Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home in Georgetown 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 the Mt. Zion Church Building Fund.


LAWRENCE W. BOGARD, 63 of Scottsburg, died Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
He was born on February 26, 1950 in Nelson County, Kentucky, the son of the late Jess Lee and Margaret (Snawder) Bogard.  He graduated from Scottsburg High School in the Class of 1969. He was a stock clerk for JayC Food Store, where he worked for 25 years and attended the Seventh Day Adventist Church both in Scottsburg.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, David and Marvin Bogard and a grandson, Landon Miner.
Survivors include his wife, Betty  (Owens) Bogard; three daughters, Julie Miner and her husband Michael of Austin, Kim Righthouse and Tamra Campbell both of Scottsburg; six sisters, Mary Scifres of Springfield, Ohio, Thelma Bowling and her husband Denver and Margo McCandless and her husband Tom all of Scottsburg, Rachel Rutherford and her husband Harold of Lexington, Ind., Wanda Gregorash and her husband Steve of Las Vegas, Nevada and Theresa Rice  and her husband Ronnie of Centerville, Texas and three grandchildren, Alex and Olivia Miner and Colin Campbell.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Cremation was requested following the services with private burial in Scottsburg Cemetery at a later date.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


RICHARD EDWARD TEEPLE, 60, Salem, died Thursday, September 26, 2013 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born on August 16, 1953 in Indianapolis to Charles and Barbara Ford Teeple. He was an employee of Blue River Industries in Salem.
Survivors include his father; his step-mother: Nancy Teeple of Jeffersonville; and his brother: William R. Teeple of Jeffersonville. He was preceded in death by his mother and his sister: Carol.
Funeral services were held Monday, September 30, 2013 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Burial followed at Crown Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Blue River Services c/o Nichols Group Home, 118 Nichols Avenue, Salem, IN 47167.


JAMES E. “JIM” ADAMS, 76, Madison, formerly of Vevay, died Saturday, September 28, 2013 at The Water's of Clifty Falls.
He was born on April 6, 1937 in Knott County, Ky., to the late Millard and Charma Ferguson Adams. He owned and operated Betty J & B Construction with his wife, was a former Welder for Arvins in Seymour and was employed as a Plant Supervisor for Robus Product in Madison. He was a member of the New Harmony Baptist Church in Austin.
Survivors include his son: James Bryan Adams and his wife: Judy of Bennington, Ind.; daughter: Patricia Carol Smith and her husband: Bill of North Vernon; grandchildren: Brian Wayne Adams, James Robert Adams, Ricky Smith and Trisha Bertram; great-grandchildren: Ethan, Aiden, Kaden, MiKayla, Keegan, Jason and Kylie; sister: Shelby Jean Miles of Madison; brother: Duel Douglas Adams of Columbus; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife: Betty C. (Pierce) Johnson Adams; daughter: Karen Lorraine Adams; brother: Bennett Adams; sister: Henrietta Lightle.
Funeral services: Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at 11:00 am, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, IN 47043. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Cemetery, Pleasant, Ind.
Friends may call 5:00 pm-8:00 pm, Monday, September 30, 2013, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Charity of the Donor's Choice. Cards are available at the funeral home.  www.haskellandmorrison.com.


CLORINDA GAY “KITTY” SIMPSON, 61, Salem, died Sunday, September 29, 2013 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born May 2, 1952 in Williamson, W. Va. to Lindon Douglas and Joan Crawford Bland.  She was a former Nurse's Aid at Clark Memorial Hospital and a member of Canton Christian Church.
She is survived by her husband:  Dennis Simpson of Salem, a daughter:  Heather Joann Bland of New Albany, three step-daughters:  Linda Jo Howard and Marti Miller both of Salem and Denise McNew of Pekin and 6 grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister:  Deborah Boggs.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 11 am at Weathers Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will take palce Thursday from 9 am until the time of service.


NORMA JEAN MCMILLAN, 90, Seymour, died Saturday, September 28, 2013.
She was born August 26, 1923 in Clearspring, Ind. to the late Orville Blaine and Florence Mae (Fountain) Weddell. She worked for the JC Groub Company, then she worked for the Seymour National Bank and served on Seymour National Bank’s board of directors and for Tiemeier’s Jewelry Store. She was a member of Central Christian Church of Seymour.
Survivors include her daughters, Pam (Tom) Tilford and Cathy (Randy) Hall, Granddaughters: Rebecca Jean (Shane) Loper and Jennifer Leigh Tilford: and great grandchildren, Caitlin and Isaiah Loper and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Holmes McMillan, her sisters Inez Horstman, Vivian Becker and Geraldine Weddell, and a nephew Larry Rogers.
Funeral Services will be be held at 11 am on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at the Voss Chapel in Seymour, with burial to follow at Riverview Cemetery in Seymour.
Family and Friends may call from 10 am until time of the service Wednesday October 1, 2013 at the Voss Chapel.
Condolences may be sent to the family through Voss Funeral Service and memorials may be written to Central Christian Church in Seymour or to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana through Voss Funeral Service.


FRANK CHARLES “FRANKIE” LANHAM, 71, Madison, died Thursday, September 26, 2013 at the Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
He was born on April 24, 1942 in Corbin, Ky. to Lloyd and Tokie Hamblin Lanham. He was retired as a journeyman with the International Association of Bridge Structural Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers Union Local 22 in Indianapolis. He farmed and welded after his retirement.
Survivors include 2 daughters, Sheryl L. Lanham and her partner, Nicole Medrano of Crescent City, California, Shauna Skirvin and her husband, Rick of Rexville, Indiana; 3 sons, Kevin Lanham and his wife, Vicki of Madison, Indiana, Michael Lanham of Tallahassee, Florida, William Todd Lanham and his companion Sherry Young of Madison, Indiana; his grandchildren, Troy Lanham (Deven), Justin Demaree, Corie Lanham (Angie), Chris Butler (Sam), Derek Butler, Tyler Lanham, Brandy Douglas (Ryan) and Kassie Lanham; his great grandchildren, Mackenzie, Shelby, Bristol, Dalton, Chase, Sierra, Jayden, Jackson & Sophia; his brother, Walter Lanham and his wife, Evelyn of Madison, Indiana; 4 sisters, Helen Perry of Adrian, Michigan, Ruby Hartman of Milton, Kentucky, Mary Fosteen Payne of Lexington, Indiana, Eula Flynn of Cincinnati, Ohio; his brother by choice not thru God's hand, Steve Hackney of Plainfield, Indiana; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Tokie Hamblin Lanham; his wife of fifty four years, Sandra Faye Brown Lanham, died June 2, 2013; his sister, Avaleen Wooten; his brothers, Alonzo Lanham, Elbert "Eb" Lanham, and Delbert Lanham.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at the Lanham Family Home, 4741 W. County Road, 925 South Madison.
Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre is handling the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jefferson County Animal Shelter or the American Cancery Society.


DIANNA LEE CRAVENS, 47, of Little York, died Friday, September 27, 2013 at St. Vincent Hospital in Salem.
She was born July 23, 1966 in Salem to Anna Bell (Albertson) Cravens who survives in Little York, and the late Roy Lee Cravens.  She owned and operated ABC Mobile Homes in Medora for 18 years.
Survivors include her children, Jamie ((Andy) Fluhr of Ind., Kimberly Brandenburg of Little York, Craig (Ashley) Brandenburg Jr. of Brownstown, and Natasha Rigdon of Little York, her grandchildren, Lee Brandenburg, Cooper Brandenburg, Andrew Fluhr II, her siblings, Debra King of Bedford, Roy Cravens of Campbellsburg, Christopher Cravens, of Scottsburg, Heather Hines of Crothersville, Chester Brandenburg III, and Whitney Brandenburg both of Little York.
Pastor Randy Baker will conduct graveside services at 11 am on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at Mt Eden Cemetery.  Friends and family can visit from 9 to 10 am at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville.
Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.


BARRY DEXTER CARVER, 56, of Otisco, died Monday, September 30, 2013 at his home.
He was born on February 11, 1957 to Dexter and Frances Helen Oliver Carver in Jeffersonville. He was a Licensed Practical Nurse and a member of the Park Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include his sons, Anthony B. Carver of Charlestown, IN, and Jeremy R. Carver of New Albany, IN; daughter, Cara Hammons of Savannah, GA; sisters, Janette Adams of Charlestown, IN, Kathy Gibson of Charlestown, IN, Annette Trump of Jeffersonville, IN, and Sonya Brewer of Charlestown, IN; grandchildren, Jacob Carver, and Haley Miskell.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 11am at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial in the Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 3pm to 8pm, and after 9am on Thursday.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


LOIS L. TOMPKINS ABBOTT, 63, of Crothersville, died Sunday, September 29, 2013 at her home with her family by her side.
Born January 8, 1950 in Washington County, she was the daughter of Hugh Tompkins and Margurite (Wingler) Tompkins Hendrix who are both deceased.
She retired from Aisin in Seymour in 2012. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, served as past president of the women’s auxiliary post # 1083.
On May 10, 2006 in Gatlinburg, Tennessee she married Mark E. Abbott who survives in Crothersville.
Other survivors include three children, Robin D. Nehrt of Crothersville, Jamie Mull of Crothersville, Melinda S. Hensley of Salem, five grandchildren, Tiffany (David) Orrill of Paris Crossing, Derek Mull of Commiskey, Shawn (Brittany Coomer) Hensley of Crothersville, Ryan Mull of Crothersville, Rebecca Hensley of Crothersville, one great-granddaughter Samantha Orrill of Paris Crossing, seven siblings, William “Bud” (Jerri) Tompkins of Columbus, Orpha Abner of Brownstown, Mabel (Walter) Farris of Louisville, Doris Tincher of Clarksville, Hazel Toppe of Brownstown, Nellie (Gary) Ford of Tennessee, Laura Pearson of Idaho.
Elder Marvin Vonnahme will conduct funeral services at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.
Friends may call on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 from 4-8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be given to the family c/o Adams Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 East Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.
Online condolences and a video tribute can be viewed at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.


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