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Obituaries October 9, 2013 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 02 October 2013 00:00

MELVIN BRANSON ISAAC, 79
KATHRYN C. “KC” GUETHLEIN, 61
HERBERT JENT, 83
DUDLEY RUSSELL CHASTAIN, 88
LESTER CRANE, 93
JAMES MACKENZIE “SPUD” SAYLOR, 26
ROBERT LEWIS JONAS, 73
VIRGINIA “JENNY” MAUDE MCDOLE MCDOWELL, 85
LAURA GLOSSER, 91
LONNIE P. BARKER, 83
PATRICIA ANNE “PAT” WEGENKA LASKOWALD, 82
ROBERTA GERALDINE “GERRY” SHADDAY RILEY, 90
ROBERT LEWIS PELFREY, 67
NORMA L. PIXLEY, 78
NORMA J. SMITH, 72
RALPH E. “JUNIOR” HEATH, 66
EDGAR LLOYD WARD, 70
EARL L. SMITH, 85
DAWN MICHELLE RAINBOLT, 46
DONALD WAYNE CORYA, 66
RUTH M. KETTREY, 105
BARBARA FAYE PITTS, 48
JOSEPH SCOTT PETTRY, 70
RACHEL CRAVENS BESWICK-BRINER, 75

MELVIN BRANSON ISAAC, 79, of Clarksville, died Monday, September 30, 2013 at his home.
He was born on June 3, 1934 to Walter and Maggie (Patrick) Isaac in Magoffin County, Ky. He retired from Colgate where he worked in quality control, was the owner of Isaac Small Engine and Mel’s Tavern in New Washington.
Survivors include his wife, Inez (Reed) Isaac of Clarksville; daughters, Sharon Isaac of Austin, Tex., and Maggie Helton of New Albany; sons, Walter Isaacs of Charlestown, Willie Isaac of New Washington, and Hank Isaac of Otisco; brother, Patrick Isaac of Salyersville, Ky.; sister, Garnett Reed of Charlestown; grandchildren, Michael Helton, Daniel Helton, Austin Isaac, and Ginny Isaac; great-grandchildren, Jake and Zack Helton. He is preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and four sisters.
Memorial service will be held on Friday, October 4, 2013 at 11 am at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Visitation will begin after 9am on Friday.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hosparus of Louisville at 3532 Ephraim McDowell Dr., Louisville, KY 40205 or New Market Cemetery Association c/o Janie Helton at 1171 New Market Rd., Marysville, IN 47141.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


KATHRYN C. “KC” GUETHLEIN, 61, of Charlestown, died Saturday, September 28, 2013 at her home.
She was born on January 23, 1952 in Terre Haute to Neil and Dorothy Tipps Sickler. She was an Electronics Technician, a farmer, and attended Charlestown Independent Church.
Survivors include her husband, Dave Guethlein; daughters, Teresa Renee Ousley, Columbia City, Ind., Laura Kay Huguenin, Jeffersonville, Jamie Suzanne Guethlein, Clarksville; sons, Jesse David Guethlein (Sabrina), Greenville, Jerry Anthony Dillander (Melinda), Charlestown and Jeremy Steveson, Lanesville; sisters, Leslie Gayle Rumbly (Terry), Palmyra and Michelle Anna Brown (Charles Russell) Dawson, Ill.; brother, David Sickler, Clear Water, Fla.; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at the Charlestown Independent Church on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 11am. Visitation will begin after 10am till the time of the service.
Grayson Funeral Home of Charlestown is in charge of arrangements.


HERBERT JENT, 83,  of Scottsburg, died Monday, September 30, 2013  at his residence.
He was born December 10, 1929 in Perry County, Ky., to the late Tandy  Jent  and Molly  Bowling Jent. He was Pastor of Free Pentecostal Church of God 3rd street in Austin.
Survivors include: his Wife: Emma  Jent; Son: Herbert Jent Jr., Scottsburg;   Daughters: Tina Crowe, Lexington; Debbie Crowe, Scottsburg; Loretta Done, Austin; and  Angie Crowe, Lexington; Brothers: Noah Jent, Austin; and  Evan Jent, Austin; Sister: Faye Miller, Seymour.  He is also survived by 23 grandchildren, and 16 great grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his Daughter: Pam Jent. Brothers: Roy, Carl, and Haskel Jent.
Funeral Service will be at  12 pm Friday, October 4, 2013 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with Rev. Scottie Stamper and Rev. Harley Madden officiating. Burial will be in the Lick Branch Cemetery in Jefferson County.
A celebration of life will be held after 4 pm on Thursday, October 3, at Free Pentecostal Church of God 3rd street and visitation from 10 am until the time of services on Friday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Online condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


DUDLEY RUSSELL CHASTAIN, 88, of North Vernon, died Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at Jennings Health Care Center.
He was born August 31, 1925 in Washington County to Russell and Fern Johnson Chastain. He was retired from Wash-Scott and Clark County Farm Bureau, an avid farmer, a member of New Albany-Louisville Bible Students Church, and a World War II Army Air Corps veteran.
He is survived by his wife:  Marjorie Nicholson Chastain of North Vernon.  He married Marjorie, his high school sweetheart, on January 27, 1946.  He is also survived by a son:  Ronald K. Chastain (Barbara Ledwinka) of Phoenix, Arizona and a daughter:  Jana L. Chastain Moore (Tim Moore) of North Vernon, a brother:  Carl Chastain (Karen Schmidt) of Charlestown,  a step-brother:  Curt Middleton of Indianapolis, a step-sister:  Doreen Eckert Graves  of New Albany, 4 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers:  Robert Chastain (Edna Wagner), Keith Chastain (Norma Atkins) and David Chastain (Sandra Brown), and a sister:  Anita Graves (Don).
Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 11am at Weathers Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Cavetown Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday from 4-8PM and Saturday from 9AM-time of service.
Those wishing to donate to a charity instead of flowers may send contributions to:  Our Hospice of Jennings County  245 Norris Avenue  North Vernon, Indiana  47265.


LESTER CRANE, 93, Scottsburg, died Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
He was born on December 31, 1919 in Florala, Ala. to the late Carl C. and Ethel A. Weeks Crane. He was retired from Cummins Engine, a member of First Baptist Church, and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his son: David L Crane (Marilyn) of Scottsburg; his daughter: Linda K Couch (Kenny) of Scottsburg; his sister: Marjorie Harmon of Lovett, Ind.; his grandchildren: Jason Couch, Julie Dunn, Jennifer Rumple, Lori Seidel, and Monty Williams; and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife: Lois Crane; his brothers: Lloyd and Virgil Crane; and his sister: Ruth Harmon.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Friday, October 4, 2013 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Burial will follow with a military graveside service at Scaffold Lick Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm on Thursday, October 3, and from 9 am until the time of services on Friday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s, c/o Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N 1st St., Scottsburg IN 47170.


JAMES MACKENZIE “SPUD” SAYLOR, 26, Hanover, died Sunday, September 29, 2013.
He was born on June 19, 1987 in Madison to James Eugene Saylor and Heather R. Richmond. He was currently working for Arby's in Madison. He was worked construction jobs and for McDonald's in Madison in the past. He was a member of Hanover Baptist Church.
Survivors include his fiancee, Holly Marie Richardason of Hanover; his mother, Hearther R. Richmond and her companion, Jerry Roark of Osgood, Ind.; his father, James Eugene Saylor of Deputy; his maternal grandmother, Nancy Nickell of Washington, Ind.; his maternal grandpa, Mark Richmond of Versailles; his maternal great grandma, Isabell Richmond of Versailles; his paternal grandparents, Jim & Donna Saylor of Scottsburg; his father in law and mother in law, David and Sherry Richardson of Hanover; his uncles and aunts, Darrin Perry of Vincennes, Carrie Richmond of Greensburg, Ind., Mandy Richmond of Greensburg, Glenna Saylor of Deputy; his nephews, Cody, Curt, Gage and Ashton Thurnall; several cousins, great aunts, great uncles and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his maternal great grandpa, Vern Richmond, maternal great grandparents, Bub and Virginia Liter.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Sunday, October 6, 2013 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow at New Prospect Cemetery near Saluda.
Visitation will take place from 11 am until the time of services on Sunday.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the James “Spud” Saylor Memorial Fund.


ROBERT LEWIS JONAS, 73, Salem, died Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born on May 27, 1940 in Radford, Virginia to the late Roby Thurman and Ruby E. Busroe Jonas. He was a retired truck driver with Roadway Express in Louisville and an employee of Arby's in Salem. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of West Side Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife: Rose M. Coffey Jonas; his daughters: Bonnie Lakes and Joanna (Danny) Nicholson, both of Salem, Michele Riedesel of Laramie, Wy., and Donna (Greg) Strother of Campbellsburg; his son: Robert Dale (Judy) Jonas of Livonia; his brother: William “Bill” (Ruth) Jonas of Charlotte, N.C.; 18 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, four nieces and four nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister: Marie Strasser.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Friday, October 4, 2013 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery with full military honors.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm on Thursday, October 3, and from 9 am until the time of services on Friday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.


VIRGINIA “JENNY” MAUDE MCDOLE MCDOWELL, 85, Madison, died Monday, September 30, 2013 at the Water's of Clify Falls.
She was born on March 29,1928 in Bedford, Ky. to Tom and Bertha Hackney McDole. She was a lifelong homemaker and attended Hopeswell Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Janet Lee Hardwick of Deputy; her sons, Warren Thomas McDowell and his wife, Jo of Brunswick, Ga., Robert Allen McDowell of Lexington; her grandchildren, Linnette, David, Thomas, Jannette, Byron, Travis, Jessie Jo, Jeremy and Tammy; her great grandchildren, Kassie, Clayton, Kimberly, Brian, Katie, Tyler, Jessica, Danielle; several nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Bertha Hackney McDole, husband, Harrison McDowell, her sisters, Lola Mahoney, Elizabeth Kelley, and Ora Jane Kroger, her brothers, Raymond and Harold McDole.
Funeral services will be held at 4:30 pm on Friday, October 4, 2013 at the Grandview Memorial Gardens Chapel. Burial will follow there.
Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre is handling the arrangements.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Hopeswell Baptist Church.


LAURA GLOSSER, 91, of Kingston of Miamisburg, died Wednesday, October 2, 2013.
She was born on May 21, 1922 in Charlottesville, Ky. to the late D.G. and Millie Campbell Walling. She was retired from the Morgan Packing Co. and a member of First Baptist Church of Miamisburg.
She is survived by her grandson, Bob Debbie Bloom of Piqua, her granddaughter, Mindy Steve Collins of Centerville, great grandsons, Shawn Collins, Robby and Eli Bloom, great granddaughters, Amber & Katie Collins. She was preceded in death by her husband Russell Glosser, her daughter and son-in-law, Polly and Don Bloom, a great granddaughter, Gabrielle Bloom, sisters, Jean, Carol, Sandy and Francis, her brothers Norman and Jim.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 11 am at the First Baptist Church of Miamisburg, 323 N. 11th Street, Miamisburg, with Rev. Stephen Spurgin officiating.    Burial will follow at 10 am on Wednesday, October 9, at the Scottsburg Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 10 am until the time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton.
Arrangements entrusted to the Swart & Wolfe Funeral Home of West Carrollton.


LONNIE P. BARKER, 83, Hanover, died Sunday, September 29, 2013 at King's Daughters' Hospital.
He was born on March 16, 1930 in Madison to the late Franklin and Carrie Brawner. He was a lifelong farmer, a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of Kent Baptist Church.
Survivors include his daughter, Linda Carol Hatfield of Hanover; his sons, Terry Barker and his companion, Crystal Pickett, Ronald Barker and his wife, Michele, all of Hanover; his sisters, Margie Gassert of Madison, and Mabel Spry Snepp of Indianapolis; his grandchildren, Christopher Hatfield (Jennifer Ross), Matthew Hatfield (Bethany), Scotty Hatfield, Kevin Barker (Brittany), Carrie Dickerson (Eric), Travis Barker (Whitley), Danielle Barker, Megan Barker (Adam Vaughn), Justin Barker; his adoring great grandchildren, Wayde & Wyatt Barker, Laken Dickerson, Lexis Barker, Bailey Dickerson, Oakley Brook Hatfield; his brothers in law and sisters in laws, Glen "Bud" and Neoma Gray of Kent, Indiana, Carroll and Jean Gray of Lexington, Indiana, Murel and Betty Gray of Kent, Indiana, Stanley Gray and his companion, Anna of Lexington, Indiana, Doris and Richard Duncan of Lexington, Indiana; several nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his wife, LaDonna L. Gray Barker; his sister in law and brothers in law, Inez & Lloyd Pruett, Carl Gassert, and Linton Spry.
Funeral services were held Thursday, October 3, 2013 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial followed at Hebron Cemetery near Madison.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Jefferson County Animal Shelter or the American Cancer Society.


PATRICIA ANNE “PAT” WEGENKA LASKOWALD, 82, Madison, died Monday, September 30, 2013 at Thorton Terrace Health Campus.
She was born on July 20, 1931 in South Bend, Ind. to the late Walter and Blanche Napleraiski Wegenka. She was employed with the South Bend Community School as a secretary for 25 years. In Indianapolis she worked as a secretary at Asphalt Materials for eight years. She then began working at the Beta House at Hanover College as a cook for five years and as a cook for Pope John Day Care for a couple of years. She was a member of the Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Madison.
Survivors include her sons, John Laskowski and his wife, Alice of Bloomington, Michael Laskowski and his wife, Jean of Madison, Daniel Laskowski and his wife, Elizabeth of Carmel; her daughter in law, Jackie Singleton and her husband, Joe of Greenwood, Ind.; her sister, Mary Jane Fowler of Brewster, New York; her brothers, Chester Wegenka and his wife, Marilyn of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., Daniel Wegenka and his wife, Arline of Watervliet, Mich.; 15 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Laskowski, Jr.; her son, Thomas Laskowski; her brothers, Robert, Walter, and Frank Wegenka; and her sister, Rita Csenar.
A funeral mass was held Friday, October 4, 2013 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church.
Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre handled the arrangements.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to Pope John Day Care or Downs Syndrome of Central Florida.


ROBERTA GERALDINE “GERRY” SHADDAY RILEY, 90, Madison, died Sunday, September 29, 2013 at the Jewell House in Madison.
She was born November 3, 1922 in Bennington, Ind. to the late Hubert Dale and Edith Mabel Demaree Shadday. She went to work sewing at Meese Manufacturing in downtown Madison. She later began employment with the U.S. Shoe Corporation working as a stitcher and then a line foreman until 1973. In 1976, Gerry began employment with Reliance Electric and retired in 1985. She was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughters, Carol Jean Poling and her husband, Jim of Madison, Norma Sutherland and her husband, Everett of Hanover; her loving granddaughters, Tracy Stephan, Sally Nay, and Kerri Michaels; her adoring great grandchildren, Alex Garrett (Drew), Chelsea Stephan, Morgan Nay, Zachary Humphrey and Grace Loos; her great-great-grandchildren, Paxton and Paisley; her sisters in law, Tressie M. "Chip" Shadday of South Carolina, Linda Shadday Bolerjack of Terre Haute, Lula Katherine Scott of Marietta, Ga., Eva Fette of Quercus Grove, Ind.; her uncle, Harold Demaree of Madison; several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Riley; her twin daughters; her brothers, Gerald E. and Louis E. Shadday.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow at the Macedonia Cemetery near Moorefield, Ind.
Friends may call Friday from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana and Saturday from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service at the Macedonia Baptist Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Macedonia Cemetery Association or the Macedonia Baptist Church.


ROBERT LEWIS PELFREY, 67, of Charlestown, died Thursday October 3, 2013 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
He was born on January 25, 1946 in Clark County, Ky. to Milford and Margie Back Pelfrey.  He was a former maintenance in the manufacturing industry.
He is survived by his wife Donna Jean Kirby Pelfrey, sons; Robert C. Pelfrey of Charlestown, IN, David L. Pelfrey of Lexington, IN, daughter; Debra E. Perez of Charlestown, IN, brothers; Jay Pelfrey of Florida, Jerry and Junior Rawlins of Irvin, KY, Owen Rawlins of Jeffersonville, KY, sisters; Rita Rawlins, Nellie and Nita Willoughby all of Jeffersonville, KY, Gail Hall of Anderson, IN, grandchildren; Ashley, Matt, Amber, Bryan, Nathan, Kristi, Brandon, Doyle, Zack, Brooklyn, Wayne, Chris and Bruce, great grandchildren; Braxton, Kaelin, Addison, Kenzie, Lily, Cash, Jackson, Colton and Christian.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday October 7, 2013 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday.


NORMA L. PIXLEY, 78, of Salem, died Saturday, October 5, 2013 at St. Vincent Hospital in Salem.
She was born June 13, 1935 in Marengo to Walker Clark and Marjorie House Clark. She was a member of Faith Assembly Church in Jeffersonville.
She is survived by her husband:  Irvin Pixley. She is also survived by three daughters: Sue Ballew of Denali Park, Ak., Sherry Greer of New Albany and Sandy Taylor of Salem, a sister:  Judy Baylor of Scottsburg, 5 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son: Richard Michael Pixley and a brother:  Kenneth Clark.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 11 am at Faith Assembly Church in Jeffersonville.  Burial will follow in Olive Branch Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 9, from 5 to 8 pm and Thursday from 10 am until the time of service at the church.


NORMA J. SMITH, 72, Elizabeth, Ind., died Sunday, October 06, 2013 at her home.
She was born in Louisville on November 1, 1940 to Charles and Gertie Allen Cook. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church in Louisville.
She is survived by her sons -William C. Smith (Marcia) and David M. Smith (Natalie); her daughter- Karen Firster (Edward) all of Elizabeth; her brothers- Darrell Cook of Memphis, Ind. and George Cook of Pekin; her sister- Gloria Jennings of Underwood; her grandchildren- Jacob Smith, David Tidwell, Tana Leasor, Jeremy Firster and Rachael Smith; and a great-grandchild- Connor Smith. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband William C. Smith and a grandchild William Darrell Smith.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Elizabeth.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home after 10 am on Wednesday.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to either American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Association or to Hosparus.


RALPH E. “JUNIOR” HEATH, 66, of Henryville, died Friday, October 4, 2013 at Hillcrest Village in Jeffersonville.
He was born March 30, 1947 in Scottsburg to the late Ralph E. Heath and Dora (Morris) Health. He retired from Cummins Engine Company in Columbus as a dock attendant. He also worked part time at Frazier History Museum specializing in Native American History. On June 6, 1969 he married Linda L. Hawk in Underwood, IN, who survives in Henryville.
Survivors include his wife: Linda L. Hawk of Underwood; his children: Tonya (Garrett Emmert) Heath of Henryville, Kevin (Rebecca) Heath of Sellersburg, Brian Heath of Henryville; his grandchildren: Hannah and Sarah Norskov, both of New Salisbury. He was preceded in death by a brother, Everett Heath.
Pastor Leon Armstrong conducted funeral services on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory, followed with burial at Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be given to Mt.Zion Cemetery or Frazier History Museum c/o Adams Funeral Home & Crematory, Indiana, 209 S. Fergson, St. Henryville, IN, 47126.


EDGAR LLOYD WARD, 70, Henryville, died Friday, October 4, 2013 at Kindred/ Wedgewood Nursing Home in Clarksville.
He was norn April 29, 1943 in Memphis to the late Edgar "Peck". Boyce Ward and Margaret A. "Mammy" Whitlock Ward who survives in Borden. He retired from Metropolitan Sewer District as a pipe layer in Louisville.
Survivors include his children, Daniel Lloyd (Peggy) Ward of Henryville, Matthew Wayne (Carla) Ward of Borden, Dorita Marie (George Thompson Smock) Ward of Borden, Mark Alan (Joanna) Ward of Panama City Beach, Fla., 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ceclia Marie Grider; and a brother Henry Boyce Ward.
Funeral services were held Monday, October 7, 2013 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial followed at Forest Grove Cemetery at Willey's Chapel.
Memorial donations may be given in Edgar's memory to Forest Grove Cemetery c/o Adams Funeral Home, 209 S. Ferguson St., Henryville, Indiana 47126.
Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneral Homeonline.com.


EARL L. SMITH, 85, Tampico, Ind., died Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
He was born on April 14, 1928 in Tampico to Leroy and Ova Johnson Smith. He farmed all of his life, worked at Cummins Engine Company, and drove a school bus for several years for Tampico Schools. He was a member of Tampico Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife: Lucille E. Hopper Smith of Tampico; his children, Jane (Eugene) Allen of Brownstown, Martha (Claude) Morgan of Tampico, David Smith of Tampico; seven grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, seven great great grandchildren, his sisters, Edith Lavern Parker of Tampico, and Evelyn Lorraine McKain. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Edward Smith, Alice Rueter and John Smith.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at Tampico Baptist Church, with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.
Friends may visit after 10 am on Wednesday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Tampico Baptist Church or Crothersville Cemetery c/o Adams Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.


DAWN MICHELLE RAINBOLT, 46, Corydon, died Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Corydon, Indiana on August 11, 1967.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents- Oliver and Ozena Rainbolt.
She is survived by her parents- Richard and Sharon Fleace of Corydon; her sisters- Sherry J. Fleace of Corydon and Robin R. Fleace of Jeffersonville; her niece- Elyssa Ozena-Dawn Bryant; and nephews- Devan A. and Nicholas McDowell.
Funeral services were held Monday, October 7, 2013 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to the National Kidney Foundation.


DONALD WAYNE CORYA, 66, of Deputy, died Friday, October 4, 2013 at Kings Daughters Hospital.
He was born on December 18, 1946 in Commiskey to Dorothy L. Simmons Corya and the late Eldo C. Corya. He was a welder for Williamson in Madison and also worked as a farmer. He was a member of Centerville Baptist Church in Jennings County and served in the US Army during Vietnam.
Survivors include his sons, Joe (Beth) Corya of Scipio, Ind., Scott (Amber) and Les Corya, both of Deputy; his daughter, Donna (Billy) Johnson of Paris Crossing; his brothers, Mike (Cindy) and Mark (Lezlie) Corya, both of Commiskey; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, his wife, Kathryn Corya and a brother, Robert Corya.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services with the Rev. Paul Penegar officiating. Burial followed at Coffee Creek Christian Church Cemetery in Paris Crossing.
You are invited to leave the family a message of condolence at www.dovesharprudicel.com.


RUTH M. KETTREY, 105, Winter Haven, Fla., died Thursday, October 3, 2013.
She was born May 7, 1908 in Little York to George Otis Gamble and Mae Stout Gamble.  She was a Baptist and a retired Lab Tech for Alcon Research Laboratory.
She is survived by two sons:  Donald Kettrey of Winter Haven, Florida and Ron Kettrey of Mansfield, Arkansas, a daughter:  Marjorie Crawford of Winter Haven, Florida and 18 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband:  Herbie A. Kettrey, two sons:  Elmo Leroy and George William Kettrey, and a daughter:  Eula Kettrey, her parents, two brothers:  Harold and Woodford Gamble, and four sisters:  Frances Mullen, Annice Henry, Lois Henry and Lorraine Savell.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Otcober 9, 2013 at 2 pm at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Bunker Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will take place Wednesday from 11 am until the time of service.


BARBARA FAYE PITTS, 48, Pekin, died Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born January 10, 1965 to Jack and Leanna Miller in Louisville.
She is survived by her daughters: Joanna Williams, Alexius Spencer and Melissa Danielle Nicholson, her mother: Leanna Nicholson, her grandmother May Foreman, an aunt, Ann Wilson, Step brother: William Miller, Step sister: Connie Sue Mille, step-mother: Janet Miller, and 1 grandson: Marcus Williams and many other family members.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Spring Valley Funeral & Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements.


JOSEPH SCOTT PETTRY, 70 of Charlestown, died Sunday October 6, 2013 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
He was born on December 24, 1942 in Edwight, WV, to King and Lessie Cook Pettry.  He was a retired employee of S. & R. Wood in Clarksville, IN and a former employee of Walmart.
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Tina Louise Pettry and a granddaughter Alyssa Pettry.
He is survived by his wife Marilyn V. Curry Pettry, children; Barbara Odle (Johnie), Timothy Lee Pettry (Linda) and Patricia Pettry (Kevin) all of Charlestown, and Joseph Scott Pettry, II of Sieverville, Tenn., brothers; King Pettry, Jr., of Edwight, W. Va., Billy Pettry of West Virginia, Paul Pettry of Sellersburg, sisiters: Annie Shoup (Dean) of Ohio and Donna Mae Kyle of Virginia, 12 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday October 9, 2013 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown.  Visitation will be after 12 p.m. on Wednesday.
Online condolences may be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


RACHEL CRAVENS BESWICK-BRINER, 75, Scottsburg, died Saturday, October 5, 2013 at her residence.
She was born on April 15, 1938, the daughter of the late Maxwell and Ida  (Dahlburg) Cravens and was a life resident of Scott County.  Rachel was a retired baker for Walmart in Scottsburg, Indiana where she worked for about 14 years and a Seamstress for the old Excello Shirt Factory in Seymour, Indiana for 13 years and was a member of Kimberlin Creek Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert E. Beswick on July 28, 1976, her second husband, Everett N. Briner on June 26, 1995; her parents and a sister Bertha Faye Cravens.
Survivors include four sons, Dennis Beswick (Phyllis) of Crothersville, Robert Beswick (Bruce) of Louisville, Steven Beswick (Debbie) of Crothersville and Chris Briner of Scottsburg; three daughters, Brenda K. Yount (Dennis) of Scottsburg, Karen Frankenberger (Rusty) of Whiteland, Indiana and Lorraine Harding (Allen) of Crothersville; a brother, Paul Cravens of Scottsburg; 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Funeral Service was Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 at Collins Funeral Home  with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


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