Obituaries October 23, 2013 PDF Print E-mail
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GINA M. TANKSLEY, 46, of Salem, died Monday, October 14 at 6:27PM at Jewish Hospital.
She was born January 28, 1967 in Floyd County to Gary "Tony" Taylor and Janice Compton Adkins. She was a retired cosmetologist and a member of West Side Church of Christ.
She is survived by her mother; step-father: Gary Adkins of Salem, son:  Derek Tanksley of Salem, brother:  Ted Taylor of Salem, step-brother:  Gary Wayne Adkins of Memphis, step-sister:  Laraine Moore of Bedford, grandmother: Vandatta Compton of Salem and two grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. Leon Taylor and George Wilmer Compton.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1 pm at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 4 to 9 pm and Thursday from 9 am until the time of service.

ELIZABETH “MARIE” PARKER BARGER, 78, of Crothersville, died October 14th, 2013 at Schneck Medical Center.
She was born August 17, 1935 in Bedford, Va. to William Melvin “Cemo” and Mary Alice Farley Parker. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Floyd Willard Barger; four children, Floyd E. Barger of Austin, Mark W. (Donna Smallwood) Barger of Crothersville, Michael A. (Tina) Barger of Crothersville and Matthew A. Barger of Crothersville, sisters, Mary Jane Granger of Lutz, Fla. and Frances Bowling of Thaxton, Va., seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two children, Rose M. Barger and Patricia L. Barger Helt; three siblings, Eunice Jennings, Stella Kirby and William Melvin Parker, Jr.
A service will be held on Friday, October 18th at 1:00pm at the Woodlawn Funeral Chapel at 117 Holt Drive in Madison. Burial will follow at the Indiana Veterans Cemetery in Madison.
Visitation will be on Thursday from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at the funeral home and from 11:00am until 1:00pm on Friday.
Memorials can be given to the Disabled Veterans Wish Foundation of Indiana care of the funeral home.
Woodlawn Family Funeral Centre in Seymour has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Friends can leave online messages to the family at

LEONARD E. NOTT, 78, Madison, died Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at King's Daughters' Hospital.
He was born on August 10, 1935 in Indianapolis to Theodore J. and Dorothy Mae Taylor Nott. He was retired from Cummins Engine Company and was a member of North Madison Christian Church.
Survivors include his daughter, Cindy Ferguson and her husband, Bobby of Madison, Indiana; his step daughter, Jackie Baxter and her husband, Phil of Lexington, Indiana; his step son, Phillip Lobb and his wife, Angie of Madison, Indiana; his brother, Theodore Franklin Nott and his wife, Shirley of West Port, Indiana; his sister, Norma Supplee of Louisville, Kentucky; his sister in law, Kathryn Nott of Austin, Indiana; his grandchildren, Joshua White, Felicia Irvin, Sarah Jonas, Anna Baxter, Dylan Ferguson and A.J. Lobb; his great grandson, Josh "Buddy" White, II; his traveling companion and special friend, Charlene Goff of Vevay, Indiana; several nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith "Edie" Schindel Nott; and his brothers, Paul and Allen Nott.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 5 to 8 pm on Saturday, October 19, and from 12 pm until the time of services on Sunday.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to North Madison Christian Church.

ROBIN R. MOORE, 52, of Turners Station, Ky., died Tuesday, October 15 at Baptist Hospital East.
She was born July 16, 1961 in Salem to Ronald Leon and Ramona Malott Jacobi.  She was a homemaker and a member of American Legion Auxiliary.
She is survived by her husband:  Michael Moore of Turners Station, Kentucky, a son: Andrew Leon Egle (Angela) of Toney, Alabama, a daughter:  Amanda Jo Simpson (Jason) of Eminence, Kentucky, a brother:  Rocky Jacobi of Henryville, two sisters:  Ronnie Mullins of Butlerville, Indiana and Renata Jacobi of Jeffersonville and 4 grandchildren:  Alexa and Alissa Egle and Tanner and Kaleb Simpson. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Private services will be held at a later date.

ESTHER RICE, 82,  of Austin, died Thursday,  October 17, 2013  at her residence.
She was born August 24, 1931 in Leslie Co., Ky. to the late Estill  Gibson  and Mallie  Buttree Gibson. She was a member of the Rural Street Free Pentecostal Holiness Church in Austin.
Survivors include: Daughter: Phyllis (Ron) Brindley, Austin;   Sons: S Roger (Kelly) Rice, Carlisle, Ky.,   Phillip (Linda) Rice, Austin, Keith (Tammy) Rice, Austin, and  Landon Rice, Scottsburg;   Brother: Silas Gibson, Paris Crossing, Ind.;   Sisters: Onzie Baker, Oneida, Ky.;   Ocie Woods, Oneida, Lois Osborne, Summerset, Ky., and  Bessie Rice, Austin;  10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by: a Daughter: Bonnie Lou Rice Sisters: Pearlie Gibson and  Vernie Baker, Brothers: Howard and Tester Gibson.
Funeral Service will be at  1:00 pm Sunday, October 20, 2013 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with Rev. Nickie Spicer & Rev. Glen Waldon officiating. Burial will be in the Ivy Hill Cemetery in Underwood.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 pm Saturday  and after 9 am Sunday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Online Condolences can be made at

LAURA LLOYD SHAW BUSH, 90, of Eden, N.C., formerly of Salem, died Wednesday, October 16 at Hospice Home of Rockingham County.
She was a native of Washington County, born to the late Omer Ray and Carrie Weller Lloyd. She was a homemaker and a member of First Christian Church in Salem.
She is survived by her son:  William Gene Shaw and wife Paulette of Columbus, her daughter:  Sandra S. Stewart and her husband Ron of Eden, sisters:  Bonnie Sons and husband James of Salem, Deanna Nelson and husband David of McDonough, Ga. and four grandchildren:  Ronnie Stewart, Josh Stewart and wife Jana, Scott Shaw and wife Anne and Mark Shaw, and two great-grandchildren:  Jake and Jodi Stewart.
She was preceded in death by both her husbands:  William Eugene Shaw and Norman L. Bush Jr., two brothers:  Maurice Lloyd and Robert Lloyd, and three sisters:  Joel Bush, Jane Tichenor and Martha Eloise Ferree.
Graveside services will be held Monday, October 21 at 11:30AM at Crown Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be Monday, October 21 from 10-11AM at Weathers Funeral Home.

JAMES WILLIAM “J.B.” ROBINSON, 79, of Lanesville, died Thursday, October 17, 2013 at his residence.
He was born on May 8, 1934 in Clay City, Ind. to the late James D. and Sarah Ellen (Tiefel) Robinson. He is also preceded in death by his brother, Samuel Robinson.
He was an active member of Concordia Lutheran Church in Louisville. He was co-founder of Robinson-Nugent, Inc., and past chairman of the board of Caldwell Tanks, Inc., Stemwood, Inc., and Niemco, Inc. Jim was inducted into the Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana Hall of Fame in 1998, earning the distinction of being the first father-son duo of inductees (his late father having been inducted in 1984). Jim was a S.C.O.R.E. Counselor, an investor in Rocket Man, Inc. and a past board member of Your Community Bank. He also served on the board of Kentuckiana Junior Achievement, Cedar Lake Foundation, and New Albany/Floyd County School Board. Jim was a Kentucky Colonel, an Indiana University Southeast Medallion recipient, a member of the Windsor Society, a Rotarian Paul Harris Fellow, and was toasted at the 15th annual benefit of the Rotary Club of New Albany.
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis (Eberle) Eichenberger Robinson; children, James E. Robinson of Elizabeth, Ind., Kathleen M. Burrows (Bill) of English, Ind. and Elizabeth E. Trueblood (Todd) of Columbia Falls, Mont.; William H. Eichenberger (Valerie) of West Chicago, Ill., Daniel J. Eichenberger, M.D. (Stephanie) of New Albany, Robert H. Eichenberger (Cindy) of Lanesville and Kenneth A Eichenberger (Deanne) of Floyds Knobs; Mary A. Miles (Stephen) of Tampa, Fla. and Carrie L. Spencer, D.V.M. (Ben) of Lanesville; and Terrie Robinson; sister, Marcie Carlton (Dave) of Borden; and sisters-in-law, Paula Robinson of Floyds Knobs and Jane Eberle of Louisville; and brother-in-law, Harold Eberle of Thousand Oaks, Calif.; grandchildren, Richard Summers (Kristen), Kristine Dawson (James), Marissa Hatfield (Chris), Brandon and Jacob Burrows , Joseph Robinson (Becca), Jennifer Laios (Chris), Sean Robinson and Nathan, Jason, Ashley and Aaron Trueblood, Annette, Jack, Blake, Sabrina, Daniel Jr. (Natalie), Jacob (Amanda), Stuart, Jared, Lucas, Alex, Matthew, Max, and Madelyn Eichenberger, and Sally Carpenter (Scott), Holly Gunn (Ian), Megan and Ryan Gilmore, and Caleb, Mason, and Parker Spencer, and great-grandchildren, Julian and Isaac Worley and Lilly Dawson, Tucker Hatfield, Owen and Dax Robinson, KelliAnn, Wyatt, and Maggie Laios; MacKenzie and Lila Gunn and Cole, Vera, and Asher Eichenberger; one grandchild and four great grandchildren on the way; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Funeral Services were held Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Concordia Lutheran Church in Louisville, with burial at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in New Albany.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kentuckiana Junior Achievement (1401 West Muhammad Ali Boulevard, Louisville, KY 40203). To leave a special message for the family, please visit

ROBIN LOU JANIS, 54, of Scottsburg, died Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
She was born on August 11, 1959 in Rapid City, S. D., to the late Raymond L. Janis and Rose (Burman) Janis.  She was a former cook and housekeeper for several area nursing homes and hotels and was a catholic.
Survivors include her husband, Larry Lane of Scottsburg; a daughter, Paulette Janis of Tucson, Ariz.; a son, Travis Rogers of Tucson; her mother of Tucson; a brother, Ray Janis, II of Lexington;   five sisters, Rita Daniels, Rosemarie Janis, Rhonda Janis, Ramona Twigg and Roxanne Love, all of Tucson, and four grandchildren, Joseph Ratliff, James Khoury, Destiny and Jayde Rogers. She was preceded in death by her father and a sister, Raette Neilson.
Cremation was requested by the family.
There will be no visitation or funeral services at this time.
Arrangements by Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Online condolences may be made at

JEFFREY DALE MADDEN, 55, of Austin, died Thursday, October 10, 2013 at his residence.
He was born December 7, 1957 in Scottsburg to the late Bruce B Madden  and Sally Rice Madden, who survives. He was an employee of Richardsons in Seymour.
Survivors include: Stepson: Michael S Jolly, Seymour; Stepson: Anthony S Jolly, Seymour;   Son: Matthew R Deacker, Austin;   Stepdaughter: Tina M Henson, Louisville;   Stepdaughter: Alisha M Jolly, Austin, Indiana;   Stepdaughter: Peyton N Jolly, Austin;   Brother: Harley Madden, Austin;   Brother: Bill Madden, Underwood;   Brother: Junior Madden, Beantown, Tenn..  He is also survived by eight grandchildren.
Memorial Service will be October 27th , 2013 at 2 P.M. at the United Baptist Church on Hill Street, Austin.
Lunch will be served after the service.
Online Condolences can be made at

VERA G. MARSHALL COLEMAN, 99, Commiskey, died Saturday, October 19, 2013 at King's Daughters' Hospital.
She was born on September 8, 1914 in Lancaster, Ind. to Dempsey and Bertha Graper Marshall. She worked for the U.S. Corrugated Box Company for two years, and was a homemaker.
Survivors include her brothers, John Kenneth Marshall of Lexington, Indiana; her niece, nephew and caregivers, Jeanne & George Holwager of Lancaster, Indiana; several other nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dempsey and Bertha Graper Marshall; her husband of thirty eight years, Clarence Coleman, died Nov. 25, 1981; her sisters, Ruby Holwager, Lelia Cassidy, Florence Dolby, Mayme Craddock, Edna Fern Lockridge,; her brothers, Leslie, Vincent, Rodney, Wayne, Paul and Lloyd Marshall.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at the Lancaster Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Dupont Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 5 to 8 pm on Wednesday, October 23, at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, and at the church from 10 am until the time of services on Thursday.
The family requests memorials in memory of Vera to the Lancaster Baptist Church.

SHEILA M. THARP, 58, Pekin, died Sunday, October 20, 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born on April 23, 1955 in Salem to the late Homer W. Sr. and Ella Mae Leitchfield Stewart. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband: Orville Keith Tharp; her daughter: Brenda Sullivan of Salem; her son: Robert Sparrow of Pekin; her step-sons: Kevin and Brian Tharp, both of Salem, and Scott Tharp of Lousville; her sister: Janetta Underwood of Salem; her brothers: Homer W. Jr. and Ross W. Stewart, both of Salem, and Darrell Stewart of Pekin; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, William Sparrow, and two brothers.
Graveside services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at Olive Branch Cemetery.
Dawalt Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Salem Church of the Nazarene.

ISABELLA GAY, 63, of Scottsburg, died Sunday, October 20, 2013 at her residence.
She was born on August 20, 1950 in Perry County, Ky. to the late Floyd and Georgia (Mullins) White and was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Lee Gay; a daughter, Jennifer Leigh Ann Chilton of Scottsburg; a son, Michael Namon Lee Gay and his wife Theresa of Atlanta, Ga.; eight brothers, Curt White and his wife Ann, Mike White and his wife Judy, Ishmael White and his wife Shirley all of Austin, Joe White and his wife Debbie of Smilax, Ky., Troy Absher, Donald Absher and Johnny Absher all of Bean Station, Tenn. and Eddy Absher of Rutledge, Tenn.;  two sisters, Olia White and Grethel Bush and her husband Dillo all of Austin;  five grandchildren, Georgia Chilton, Mikayla Peacock, Telsa and Cianna Gay and Austin Gayheart and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Brown Lowe White, Arthur White, Roy Harold Absher and Jimmy Lee Absher.
Funeral Service: 1:00 pm Wednesday at Collins Funeral Home with burial in White-Roberts Cemetery.
Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Tuesday and after 10 am Wednesday.
Memorial Contributions: Scott County Relay for Life c/o Collins Funeral Home.

DANIEL WAYNE GALLIHER, 63, of Crothersville, died Friday, October 18, 2013 at Schneck Medical Center.
He was born December 12, 1949 in Jennings County to the late Wayne and Burnette Maxine Hendricks Galliher. He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War and was retired from Valeo Sylvania in Seymour.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara (Tincher) Galliher who survives in Crothersville.
Other survivors include 3 children, Ashley Galliher of Crothersville, Daniel Christian (Mindy) Galliher of Scottsburg, Mackenzie Galliher of Crothersville, 2 siblings, 1 sister, Rebecca (Gary Bob) Allen of Crothersville, 1 brother, Ricky Joe (Syvilla) Galliher of Crothersville.
Cremation has been entrusted to Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville.
A celebration of life for Danny will be held Saturday, October 26, 2013 at the Marion Township Community Center 850 S. CR 750 W. North Vernon, Indiana.
There are no formal services scheduled.
Online condolences can be given to the family at

JAMES MARTIN ABBOTT, 73, of Scottsburg, died Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Scott Villa Nursing Home.
He was born on August 11, 1940 to John M. and Celia Cory Abbott in Scottsburg.
Survivors include his daughter, Karen Sabo (Dennis) of Bellevue, OH; brothers, John R. Abbott(Claudette) of Lexington, IN, Claudis R. Henderson (Dorothy) of Charlestown, IN; sisters, Vada Short of Scottsburg, IN, Virginia Abbott of Charlestown, IN, Vivian Bressler of Nabb, IN, Martha Righthouse of Nabb, IN, and Delcia Smith (Richard) of Marysville, IN; two grandchildren, Ashley Sabo and Dylan Sabo. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Edward Lee, William, Walter, and Kenneth Henderson, and Joseph Abbott; sisters, Viola Vojkufka, and Viva Stricker.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 1pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington, with burial in the Barnes Cemetery.
Visitation will begin on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 from 5pm to 8pm, and after 9am on Wednesday.
Online condolences can be sent to

KINLEY MARIE HARBOLD, stillborn daughter of Victoria Harbold and Ryen Turner, died on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
Survivors in addition to her parents include her grandparents, David and Doris Harbold of Underwood; great-grandparents, Buddy and Vicki King of Crothersville and Fay Harbold of Underwood and great-great-grandparents, Dale and Doris Cooksey of Seymour.
Graveside Service:10 a.m. Thursday at Sodom Cemetery with Pastor Bart Smith officiating.
Arrangements by Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.

WILLIAM PAUL SHAFFER, 57, died at Baptist Health in Louisville on Monday, October 21, 2013.
He was born in New Albany, on November 5, 1955 the son of Herman and Nancy Miller Shaffer.
He is survived by three brothers, Wayne Shaffer of New Albany, Ronnie Shaffer of Charlestown and Roger Shaffer of Clarksville; two sisters, Penny Ioannidis of Corydon and Susan Blum of Saucier, MS.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Friday at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home in Georgetown on Friday from 2-4 p.m.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to Wayside Christian Mission.

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