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Obituaries January, 15 2014 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 14 January 2014 00:00

HELEN W. HALEY, 87
PHILLIP EDWARD WOLFE, 57
KEITH E. MCDANIEL, 56
ROBERT N. HENRY, 52
GLADYS MARIE LEONARD, 83
JUANITA JOYCE FRANK SMITH, 81
KELLEY DIANNE JONES DAVIS, 45
DORIS M. SANDERS, 93
RONALD PAUL SAGE, 79
CLARICE HELEN ARNETT, 100
GALE P. LUECK, SR., 90
NORA S. NOBLE, 76
DEBRA J. MAYMON, 54
EMMETT EDWARD FORDYCE, 81
DONNA F. ZOLLMAN, 78
RALPH CODA JR., 72
CLARICE HELEN ARNETT, 100
MARY RUTH BRUMETT, 86
TERESA ANN TRULOCK, 59
ROSE GREBENKEMPER, 84
DAVID MARTIN WEST, 29
BEATRICE BANKS BROWN, 94
JAMES RICHARD SNELLING, 70
VELETTA KAY BLACKMAN, 68
JAY REID SCHOWE, 83
NELSON B. ROSENBERGER, 82
DONNA J. (WARRINER) PADGETT, 79
DAVID L. SMITH, 61
RAYMOND E BRIDGEWATER, 78
JAZLYN DENISE PEARCY, 5
TRAFER B. GAESTEL, 20
JERRY LEE PLUMMER, 75
ANDREW CARL "ANDY" NICCUM, 62
DAVID L. SMITH, 61
DANIEL H. HOBBS, 63
FREDERICK W. MARTIN, SR., 76
MICHELLE BURTON - EWING, 32
LOIS JEAN DAILY DISMORE
RICKEY LEE SMITH, 55

 

HELEN W. HALEY, 87, Salem, died Sunday, January 5 at Salem Crossing.
She was born August 5, 1926 in South Boston, the daughter of Albert L. and Hulda Blankenbaker Walker.  She was a retired bus driver for Salem Community Schools.  She was a member of Mt. Tabor Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl John Haley; a sister, Maude Dean and her parents.
She is survived by her son, Sam Haley (Ellesha) of Salem and daughter, Marceline Monnier (Bob) of Salem, and five grandchildren.
Funeral services were Wednesday at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial followed in Rush Creek Cemetery.


PHILLIP EDWARD WOLFE, 57,  of Austin, died Saturday, January 4, 2014 at Norton's Hospital in Louisville.
He was born March 24, 1956 in Scottsburg to the late Alvin Edward Wolfe  and Billie Porter Ruff. He was an employee of Faurecia in Columbus.
Survivors include his wife Lynette Wolfe; his sons: Matthew and Mark Wolfe, both of Austin; his brothers: Willie Wolfe, Austin, Wendall Wolfe and  Dean Miller, both of Scottsburg; his sisters: Linda Terry, Scottsburg, and Joyce Barnett, Austin; and his grandchildren:  Melissa Mullins, Kasey Brandenburg and Alexandra Wolfe, all of Austin. He was preceded in death by his son: Phillip Wolfe; and his daughter: Kelli Wolfe.
Funeral Service will be at  1:00 pm Thursday, January 9, 2014 at  Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, with Sister Mary Bowles officiating. Burial will be in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery  in Austin.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 pm Wednesday  and after 9 am Thursday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


KEITH E. MCDANIEL, 56, Palmyra, died Sunday, January 5, 2013.
He worked at Jacobi Sodding until being forced to retire due to his health. He was a member of Palmyra United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife: Peggy Eveslage Davis; his step-sons: Keith (Shelly), Mark, and Todd (Christi) Davis; his brother: Charles (Bessie) McDaniel; his sister: Frances (Everett) Onstott; his step-mother: Dorothy McDaniel; eight grandchildren, two nephews and two nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents: William and Beulah McDaniel.
Funeral services will be held Friday, January 10, 2014 at 2 pm. Cremation was chosen.
Visitation will take place on Thursday, January 9, from 3 to 8 pm and on Friday from 9 am until the time of services.
Love Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Palmyra United Methodist Church Building Fund or Hosparus of Indiana.


ROBERT N. HENRY, 52, of Scottsburg, died Monday, January 6, 2014 at his residence.
He was born on September 1, 1961 in Scottsburg to Doris and Ruth Edna Richey Henry. He was an employee of Bruce's Floor Care Service in Lexington, a former general contractor, a member of the Vienna Baptist Church, the Moose Family Center # 2324 and Sons of the American Legion Post # 234.
Survivors include his parents; his sister, Jeanette D. Bowman and her husband Earl of Scottsburg; his brothers, John Henry and his wife Marilyn of North Vernon, Russell Henry and his wife Orlena of Austin, David Henry of Scottsburg, and Bruce Henry and his wife Yvonne of Lexington; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Richard Lee Henry.
Funeral services will be held at 7 pm on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at Collins Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at 11 am on Friday, January 10, at Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 3 to 7 pm on Thursday.
Memorial contributions may be given to the family c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


GLADYS MARIE LEONARD, 83, of Salem, died Wednesday, January 8 at Meadow View Health Care and Rehab.
She was born May 16, 1930 in Garrett County, Ky. to James and Millie Jane Davis Murphy.  She was a member of Driftwood Christian Church.
She is survived by her son: Ronnie Pendygraft of Salem, her daughter: Vickie Sue Underwood of Salem, her sister: Hazel Bugg of Harrodsburg, Ky., 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her son: James Pendygraft Jr., three brothers, five sisters and her parents.
There will be no visitation or services.


JUANITA JOYCE FRANK SMITH, 81, Greenville, died Monday, January 6, 2014.
She was born on September 13, 1932 in Jefferson County, Ky. to the late Henry and Frannie Webster Frank. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Southern Baptist Church of Floyds Knobs.
She is survived by her husband, Fred W. Smith; her daughters, Rebecca Nunn, Dianna Wilson (Greg); her brother, Homer Frank; her grandsons, Eric Nunn and Nicholas Wilson; and her step-grandchildren, Jared Wilson, Chad and Shay Nunn. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Elsie Martin; and son-in-law, Bill Nunn.
Funeral services will be held at 12 pm on Saturday, January 11, 2014 in the chapel at Newcomer Funeral Home with burial to follow at Louisville Memorial Gardens West.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 3 to 8 pm on Friday, January 10, at and from 10 am until the time of services on Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Southern Baptist Church, 4631 Lakeview Drive, Floyds Knobs, IN 47119.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerkentuckiana.com.


KELLEY DIANNE JONES DAVIS, 45, Madison, died Sunday, January 5, 2014 at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus.
She was born on February 13, 1958 in Jeffersonville to Richard Jones and Judy Dean Palmer, who survive. She was a controller for Lee’s Inns of America and worked as an accountant for Belterra and Arvin Sango.
Other survivors include her husband, Eric Davis of Madison; her step-mother: Kay O'Neal of Vevay; her step-father: Tom Palmer; her sister: Cami Heath and her husband, Ryan of Fishers, Ind.; her nephews: Dylan and Kingston Heath of Fishers; her grandfather: Carl Dean of Nabb; her father-in-law and mother-in-law: Larry and Janet Davis of Madison. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Harold and Mildred Jones; Ruby Dean; Vernon and Evangeline Palmer; her aunt, Freda Perkinson and her uncle, Bobby Jones.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Sunday, January 12, 2014 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in the Brooksburg Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 5 to 8 pm on Saturday, January 11, and from 12 pm until the time of services on Sunday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.


DORIS M. SANDERS, 93, Salem, died Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at Meadow View Health Care Center.
She was born on June 23, 1920 in Chatham-Kent, England to the late Arthur and Eunice Dallenger Madden. She was a former knitting instructor for Lincoln High School in Vincennes.
Survivors include her sons: Wayne (Kathie) Sanders of Fredericksburg; her grandsons: Cody Sanders; and her great-granddaughter: Adalie Baker. She was preceded in death by her grandson: Justin I. Sanders; and her sister: Phyllis Thie.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Monday, January 13, 2014 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 1 to 5 pm on Sunday, January 12, and from 9 am until the time of services on Monday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Riley Children's Foundation, 30 South Meridian Street, Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204.


RONALD PAUL SAGE, 79, of Crothersville, died Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at his home.
He was born June 10, 1934 in Jackson Countyto the late Ronald "Bud" and Elma Doloris Sweany Sage. He was the retired owner of Sage’s Cleaning Service and a member of Crothersville Christian Church. He was also employed at Arvins in Seymour and Nolting’s Grocery in Brownstown.
Survivors include his daughters, Kathy Sage and Cindy (Raymond) McIntosh, both of Crothersville, his granddaughters, Kristen (Bill) Engelking of Paris Crossing, Keri Hobbs of Seymour, Kim (Brandon Prince) Rickard of Vallonia, his unofficial grandson, Quinn Saevre of Columbus,his siblings, Doloris Roth of Nashville, Tenn., Larry Joe (Mary) Sage of Hartsville, Ind., Linda Gail (Richard) Lewis of Nivenah, Ind., and Dennis Webster Sage of Greensburg, Ind., and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte L. Harmon Sage, his sister, Dixie Kiewitt, and his brother, James Farmer.
Reverend David Schill will conduct funeral services at 11 am on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, with burial to follow at Cana Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Friday, January 10, 2014 from 4 to 8 pm and after 10 am on Saturday.
Memorial donations may be given to Norman Conservation club or to Ronald's eldest great granddaughter Destiny Engleking to help pay for her class trip to Chicago in May.  It was Ronald's wish that she would have the funds to go on the trip.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.adamsfuneralhomeonline.com.


CLARICE HELEN ARNETT, 100, of Charlestown, died Sunday , December 29, 2013 at Providence Retirement Home.
She was born on August 25, 1913 to William and Emma Robertson Houk in Green County, Ky. She was a retired inspector for the old ICI Americas and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Charlestown.
Survivors include her sons, James Arnett (Carol) of Charlestown and Michael Arnett (Barbara) of Port Orange, Fla.; her daughter-in-law, Molane Arnett of Waynesburg, Ky.; her grandchildren, Angela, Michael Lee, Erin, and Megan; and her great-grandchildren, Heather, Tiffany, Nathaniel, David Jr., and Andrew. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, James, her son, Gleason Arnett, and a grandson, David Arnett.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial in the Barnes Cemetery.


GALE P. LUECK, SR., 90, of Scottsburg, formerly of Denver, Colo., died Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born on April 22, 1923 in Lidgerwood, N.D., to the late Christian and Cassie Olsen Lueck.He was the owner and operator of the old Lueck Construction Company in Denver for over 60 years and was one of Denver's oldest licensed contractors. He was also a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Maurine Newby Lueck; his daughter, Sheena Hackstaff (Eddie) of Denver;  his sons, Richard Lueck (Eloise) of North Glenn, Colo., Ronald, Virgil and Gerald Lueck, all of Stratton, Colo., and Gale P. Lueck, Jr. of Mack, Colo.;  his step-daughters, Teresa Banda (Ramon) of Austin, Beverly Hicks of Scottsburg, and Debra Gilbert (Scott) of Colorado Springs, Colo.; his step-sons, Billy Ray Hicks (Sandi) of Denver, and George "Bubby" Hicks (Mindy) of Chesapeake, Va.; 35 grandchildren, 58 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two stepchildren, Loretta Helm and Verdise "Butch" Hicks; five brothers, two sisters, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, January 13, 2014 at Collins Funeral Home, with burial at Crown Hill Cemetery in Salem.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 pm on Sunday, January 12, and after 9 am on Monday.
Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


NORA S. NOBLE, 76, of Austin, died Wednesday, January 8, 2014 in Schneck Memorial Hospital in Seymour.
She was born March 6, 1937 in Altro, Ky., to the late John  Evans  and Shannie Deaton Evans.
She was a former employee of the old U.S. Shoe Company in Crothersville, and she was a member of the Church of Christ in Austin.
Survivors include: her son: Lonnie Noble, Austin; her sisters: Joann Riley, Crothersville, and Mary Newton, Austin. She is also survived by five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son: John Noble.
Funeral services will be held at  11 am on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with Rev. Joel Barrett officiating. Burial will be in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 pm Friday  and after 9 am Saturday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


DEBRA J. MAYMON, 54, of Jeffersonville, died Friday, January 10, 2014 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born on May 6, 1959 to Denny and Martha Padgett Snelling in Scottsburg. She worked for 23 years as a process tech for Colgate Palmolive in Clarksville, and was a member of the Victory Baptist Church in Sellersburg.
Survivors include her daughters, Nichole Singleton (Derrick) of Corydon, and Lindsey Maymon of Charlestown; her grandchildren, Alivia, Jaden, Cole, and Wesley; her brother, Dan Snelling of Scottsburg; her companion, Larry Goodwin; three nieces and a nephew. She is preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Denny Snelling, Jr., and her infant sister, Trendella Snelling.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Utica Cemetery.
Visitation will begin on Monday from 2 to 8 pm and after 10:00 am on Tuesday until time of service.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to Susan G. Komen For The Cure at 2301 Hurstbourne Village Dr. Suite 700, Louisville, KY 40299.


EMMETT EDWARD FORDYCE, 81, died Friday, January 10, 2014 at The Waters of Scottsburg.
He was born on February 16, 1932 in Washington County to Morton and Agnes Nicholson Fordyce.  He was a retired employee of LG &E in Louisville.  He was also the retired owner of Bear Front End Alignment.  He was a Baptist and a member of the Masonic Lodge in Paoli.
He is survived by his brother: Charles Fordyce of Salem, his companion and caregiver: Mary Mead of Salem, a brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Eddie and Lila Brown and several nieces and nephews. He as preceded in death by his wife: Etta Brown, his son:  Eddie Lawrence Fordyce, his daughter:  Vickie Lynn Fordyce, his brother:  Irvin Fordyce and his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Monday, January 13, 2014 at Weathers Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be Sunday, January 12, from 4 to 8 pm and Monday from 9 am until the time of services.  Masonic services will be held Sunday evening at 7pm at the funeral home.


DONNA F. ZOLLMAN, 78, Scottsburg, died Thursday, January 9, 2014 in Jeffersonville.
She was born on September 23, 1925 in Clarksville to the late Wilbert Louis and Ethel Mae Gladden Brandt. She was a retired certified nurse aid and was a member of First Christian Church of Scottsburg.
Survivors include her daughters: Debra Whitlock of Scottsburg and Pam (Eston) Boley of Marysville; her brother: Louis (Mary) Brandt of Reddington, Ind.; her grandchildren: Laura Faye Schmidt, Ashley E Whitlock, Nicole (Bobby) Chapa, Shane (Ashley) Whitlock and Brittany (Derek) Clegg; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her brothers: Clarence and Wilmer Lee Brandt.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm on Sunday, January 12, 2014 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 4 to 8 pm on Saturday, January 11, and from 11 am until the time of services on Sunday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Scott County Relay for Life/Breast Cancer, c/o Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N 1st St., Scottsburg IN 47170.


RALPH CODA JR., 72 of Charlestown, died Monday, December 23, 2013 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born April 29, 1941 in Hazard, KY the son of Ralph and Ollie Coda Sr. He served as a Security Guard for K-Mart in Clarksville, IN.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Wilmoth Coda; daughters, Loretta Stafford and Kimberly Coda both of Charlestown, Sheilla Freeburg of New Albany, IN; sons, Ralph Coda III of Charlestown, Mike Hill of Nabb, IN and Roscoe Combs of Scottsburg, IN; brothers, Johnny, J.W., and Ralph Combs; sisters, Rita Amburgey, Salem, IN, Armina Cole, Blocher, IN, Jackie Ross, New Washington, IN, Zola Combs, Connie Combs, Charlestown and Veda Combs, Sellersburg, IN; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial services were Saturday, December 28, 2013 at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown.


CLARICE HELEN ARNETT, 100, of Charlestown, died Sunday , December 29, 2013 at Providence Retirement Home.
She was born on August 25, 1913 to William and Emma (Robertson) Houk in Green Co.,KY. She was a retired inspector for the old ICI Americas, and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Charlestown.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, James, her son, Gleason Arnett, and a grandson, David Arnett.
Survivors include her sons, James Arnett (Carol) of Charlestown, Michael Arnett (Barbara) of Port Orange, FL; daughter-in-law, Molane Arnett of Waynesburg, KY; grandchildren, Angela, Michael Lee, Erin, and Megan; great-grandchildren, Heather, Tiffany, Nathaniel, David Jr., and Andrew.
Funeral services were Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial in the Barnes Cemetery.
Family would like to thank Providence Retirement Home for the loving care she received while a resident.


MARY RUTH BRUMETT, 86, of Austin, died Thursday, January 9, 2014 at her residence.
She was born February 27, 1927 in Breathitt Co., KY, to the late Daniel Reynolds and Nannie (Sylers) Reynolds. She was a member of Redemption Pencostal Church, Austin Indiana.
Survivors include her daughters: Shirley (O.J.) Cornett, Austin; Bonnie (Lonnie) Combs, Austin; Sharon (Greg) Engle, Scottsburg and Marjorie (David) Catron, Austin; sons: Danny (Chon) Henson, Scottsburg; Calloway Henson, Austin and Jerry (Josephine) Henson, Palmyra. She is also survived by 18 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by: Her Mother and Father: Dan and Nannie Reynolds. Brothers: Tommy, Perry, Lewis, Ove, Willie, Arnold, Woodrow Reynolds. Sisters: Nan Lou Bates Hignite, Rosmary McIntosh, Laura Iletehea, Lisa Gross.
Funeral Service was Sunday, January 12, 2014 at Redemption Pencostal Church in Austin with Rev. Jeff Mullins & Rev. Larry Hatton officiating. Burial is in the Ivy Hill Cemetery in Underwood, Indiana.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


TERESA ANN TRULOCK, 59, of Scottsburg, died Thursday, January 9, 2014 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
She was born September 26, 1954 in Seymour, Indiana, the daughter of the late Virgil and Susie (Neace) Spicer. She was married Oct. 5, 1973 to Michael L. Trulock, who survives. She was a homemaker and a member of Austin Christian Church in Austin.
Survivors include her husband, Michael L. Trulock; a daughter, Aimee Roman and her husband Justin of Woodbridge, Virginia; a grandson, Aiden Roman of Woodbridge, Virginia; mother / sister, America Jane Cravens of Scottsburg; father / brother in law, Paul Cravens of Scottsburg; three sisters, Jerry Francis of New Albany, Tena Edwards and Gina Powell both of Scottsburg, and a brother, Bert Spicer of Austin.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Jean Gose.
Funeral service was Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 at Austin Christian Church with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net


ROSE GREBENKEMPER, 84, of Scottsburg, died Wednesday, January 8, 2014 in Scott Villa Nursing Center in Scottsburg.
She was born May 20, 1929 in Perry County, KY, to the late Charlie Morgan and Mary (Grigsby) Morgan. She was a former employee of Dehart Saw Mill Austin, Indiana She attended the Cornerstone Baptist Church, Hanover, Indiana.
Survivors include her son, Steven Grebenkemper, Lexington, KY; Brother: Jesse Morgan, Hamilton, OH; Cousins: Stanley (Caroline) Napier, Lexington, KY; Caregiver: Joan Dehart, Sellersburg.
She was preceded in death by her busband, Henry.
Graveside service was Monday, January 13, 2014 at Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin, with Rev. Mike Johnson officiating.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


DAVID MARTIN WEST, 29, of Scottsburg, died Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at his residence. He graduated from Scottsburg High School in 2002 and also earned a bachelors degree in Building Construction Management from Purdue University. He was an employee of Scott's Mowing & Landscaping in Scottsburg, owner of Huck's Barbecue, a former project manager for Ryan Homes in Dayton, Ohio and served during the Iraq War as a Lance Corporal in the U.S. Marine Corp.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Stanley Harrod and Harold and Joan West. Survivors include a son, Lucas West of Scottsburg, Indiana; his parents, Pete and Judy West of Scottsburg, Indiana; a sister, Andrea Gibson and her husband Greg of Lexington, Indiana; a grandmother, Betty Harrod of Scottsburg; nephew and niece, Ryan David and Hope Elizabeth Gibson and his wife, Kayli West.
Funeral Service was Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014 at First Christian Church with burial in Wesley Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 pm Saturday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, and 1:30 to 2:30 pm Sunday at the First Christian Church.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Lucas West College Fund c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


BEATRICE BANKS BROWN, 94, of Marysville, died Saturday, January 4, 2014 at Wedgewood Nursing Center in Clarksville.
She was born on September 8, 1919 in Letcher County, KY the daughter of Wesley and Bertha Banks. She was an avid gardener and loved crocheting and quilting. She worked at the 5 & 10 store in Whitesburg, KY, John D. Adams General Store in Jeff, KY, M Fines in New Albany, and the Indiana Army Ammunition Plant in Charlestown.
Survivors include her son, Wendell Brown(Rita) of Marysville; daughter-in-law Judy Brown of Jeffersonville; grandchildren, Melissa Ann Webb(James), Michael Warren Brown(Stephanie) and Jason Aaron Brown(Kelli); great-grandchildren, Joshua Webb, Jordan Webb, Aubrey Brown and Madelyn Brown; brothers, Edgar A. Banks of New Palestine, IN, Carlos Banks of Greenfield, IN and Ray Banks of Richmond, KY; half-sister Imogene Williams of Dayton, OH; step-brother Jack Day of Whitesburg, KY; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Willis Brown and son Leonard Virgil Brown; sister, Ruth Crittenden; brothers, Virgil Banks and Roy Banks; half-brothers, Eugene Banks, Douglas Banks, Bennett Banks, Charlie Banks and step-brother, Dee Day.
Funeral services was Saturday, January 11, 2014 at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
Expressions of Sympathy in memory of Beatrice may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society


JAMES RICHARD SNELLING, 70 of Scottsburg, died Friday, January 10, 2014 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
He was born on May 13, 1943 in Jeffersonville, the son of the late Stanley and Lillian Josephine (Bundren) Snelling. He was a retired truck driver for the old Colgate-Palmolive Plant in Jeffersonville, a member of the Scottsburg Church of God and served during the Vietnam War as a Private 1st Class in the U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Patsy Snelling.
Survivors include his wife, Dora L. (Reynolds) Snelling; five daughters, Sherry L. Kirk and her husband William of Austin, Jamie Russell and her husband Bobby of Lexington, Libby Donahaa of Scottsburg, Billie Jo Matlock of Jeffersonville, and Evelyn Wiggins of Austin; seven sons, James Snelling of Scottsburg, Richard Snelling and his wife Michelle of Lanesville, Mark Snelling and his wife Shannon of New Albany, Travis Albertson of Scottsburg, Jimmy Snelling and his wife Loretta of Austin, Bobby Glenn Reynolds of Lexington, and James Matlock of Jeffersonville; four sisters, Glenda Albertson and Geneva Snelling of Scottsburg, Rachel Dunn of Sellersburg, and Gertrude Lewis of Jeffersonville; a brother, Wilbur Lee Snelling of Jeffersonville; 24 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 at Scottsburg Church of God with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


VELETTA KAY BLACKMAN, 68, of Borden, died Friday January 10, 2014 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
Born on November 29, 1945 in New Castle, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late Louis Pursifull and Merle (Noel) Pursifull. She was a Self-Employed Artist. She was a member of the Pekin First Baptist Church.
Survivors include: husband, Gary Alan Blackman of Borden; one son, Todd Alan Blackman of Borden; one daughter, Tonya Ann Blackman of Borden; three brothers, Casper Pursifull of Texas, Louis Pursifull Jr. of New York, and Michael Pursifull of New Castle, Indiana; two sisters, Juelane Matney of Rushville, Indiana, and Tina Drew of Connersville, Indiana; three grandchildren, Keegan Proctor, Kaleb Proctor, and John Blackman.
She was preceded in death by one brother and one sisters.
The funeral service will be at 11:00 AM Saturday January 18th at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Borden.
Viewing will be from 4-8 PM Friday and Saturday from 9:00 AM until the time of service. Burial will be at Martinsburg Cemetery. Brother Jerry Goodwin will officiate.
Online expressions www.hughestaylor.net


JAY REID SCHOWE, 83, of New Washington died Wednesday January 8 2014 at Hampton Oaks Nursing Home in Scottsburg.
He was born on December 1, 1930 in Clark Co. Indiana to Reid and Bertha Bryan Schowe. He was a retired systems engineer for AT&T, a Naval Veteran of the Korean War, and was a member of River Valley Community Church in Madison, IN.
He is survived by his sons Ronald Schowe (Janice) of Chandler, AZ and Dana Schowe (Elizabeth) of Chadsford, PA, grandchildren David (Lorinda), Daniel, Jennifer, and Mara Schowe.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday January 15 at 1:00PM at the Grayson Funeral Home in Hanover, IN with burial to follow at Crown Hill Cemetery in New Washington, IN.
Visitation will be Wednesday beginning at 9am.
Online condolences can be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com


NELSON B. ROSENBERGER, 82, of Starlight, died January 11, 2014.
A lifelong member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Starlight. He was born on January 18, 1931, in Borden, to the late John E. and Loretto E. (Gettelfinger) Rosenberger.
He is also preceded in death by his brother, Andrew Rosenberger. He is survived by his brothers, Irvin (Mary) and Melvin (Mary Ann) Rosenberger, and several nieces and nephews.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 AM on Wednesday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (8310 St. John’s Road, Floyds Knobs, IN 47119) followed by burial in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerkentuckiana.com.


DONNA J. (WARRINER) PADGETT, 79, of Salem, died Sunday, January 12, 2014.
She retired from Smith Cabinet Company in Salem. She was born on April 22, 1934 in Washington County, to the late Emmett and Verna (Davis) Warriner.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Carl Padgett; and 9 brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her son, Joey Padgett (Rita); step-son, Carl Padgett (Pat); sister-in-law, Viola Warriner; step-grandsons, Chad Korff (Jennifer), Eric Korff (Kayla); and several nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) was entrusted with Donna’s care.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerkentuckiana.com.


DAVID L. SMITH, 61, of rural Crothersville, died Saturday, January 11, 2014 at his home.
Born December 19, 1952 in Seymour, he was the son of the late Earl L. Smith and Lucille (Hopper) Smith of Crothersville. He worked at Cummins Engine Company and was a member of Tampico Baptist Church, and served in the United States Army.
Other survivors include, his mother, Lucille Smith of Crothersville, a daughter, Tammy Johnson of Medora, a son, Steven A. Smith of Vallonia, 2 sisters, Martha (Claude) Morgan of Crothersville, Jane (Eugene) Allen of Brownstown, four grandchildren, Mark (Kayla) Crossman, Derek Crossman, Sabrina McIntosh all of Brownstown, and Levi Smith of Medora and five great-grandchildren and his companion, Debbie Lynn of Crothersville.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.
Memorial donations can be given to Tampico Baptist Church or Crothersville Cemetery c/o Adams Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, Indiana 47229.
Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.


RAYMOND E BRIDGEWATER, 78, Austin died January 2 2014.
He was born June 16 1935, Scott County, the son of Raymond Elliott Bridgewater & Inez Gladden Bridgewater. He was a Lexington Volunteer Fire Dept. He retired as a self-employed auto body repairman.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Martha; granddaughter Jenny Hardin and a brother Charles L Bridgewater.
Survivors include his daughter, Rhonda Sterrett, Austin; grandchildren, Aaron Richey (Heather) & Emily Williams; great-grandchildren: Shelby Hardin, Daesha March, Dallas Fisher; Brothers: Robert L Bridgewater, Scottsburg and Donald L Bridgewater (Velma), Lexington; Sisters: Shirley Mae Bridgewater, Scottsburg, Joyce Ann Mullins, KY and Mary Lou Woodson, KY.
Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, January 18, 2014 in the gathering room at Stewart & Hoagland. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m.
On-line condolences can be left at www.stewart-hoaglandfuneral.


JAZLYN DENISE PEARCY, 5, Fort Knox, Ky., formerly of Scott County, died Sunday, December 22, 2013 at her home.
She was born on May 14, 2008 in Fort Lewis, Wash. to Brian S. and Jennifer Harbold Pearcy, who survive. She was a student at Pierce Elementary School in Fort Knox, and had previously attended Johnson Elementary School in Scott County. She was a member of Frontline Christian Ministries in Austin.
Other survivors include her sister: Alexys Nicole Pearcy of Fort Knox; her service dog: Brando; her grandparents: Jim and Dessalena Williams, Dick and Martha Hough, Scott and Leah Pearcy, all of Scottsburg, Buck Harbold of Mumfordville, Ky., Tracy Greenup of Elizabethtown, Ky., Keith and Jami Landers of Muscle Shoals, Ala.; seven aunts, six uncles, eleven cousins, five great-grandmothers, two great-grandfathers; several great-aunts, great-uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her great-grandfather, Everitt Williams; and her great great grandmother, Lillie Mae Everitt Williams Daniel.
Funeral services were Friday, December 27, 2013 at Frontline Christian Ministries. Burial followed at the Cravens Cemetery in Vienna.
Arrangements were handled by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
Memorial contributions may be made to the N.F. Midwest Foundation.


TRAFER B. GAESTEL, 20, Pekin, died Friday, January 10, 2014 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
Born August 9, 1993 in Bricktown, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Judith A. Gaestel. He was a student in Jamie Reynolds special education class at West Washington High School and was an honorary member of the basketball team.
Survivors include his parent Tammy Clayton & Kim O'Donnell; twin brother, Cody Gaestel and his grandmother Betty Clayton, all of Pekin.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Helen Gaestel and Richard Clayton.
A Memorial Service was held Tuesday at Dawalt Funeral Home.
Memorial Contributions: Women's Shelter 108 South Main Street Salem, Indiana 47167.


JERRY LEE PLUMMER, 75, died Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at his home with his wife and two sons, Bob and Tim, at his side.
He was born September 4, 1938 in New Albany, to the late Bertha (Burden) and Lawrence Plummer, Sr. He was baptized as one of Jehovah's Witnesses on March 22, 1968. He volunteered with the Southern Indiana Regional Building Committee as a volunteer worker on the Kitchen Crew, for nearly 20 years, to help build Kingdom Halls in Southern Indiana.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Wanda Joyce Plummer; and siblings, Patty Jean Plummer, James Plummer and Bill Fleming.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Reba Joyce Harris Plummer; children, Guy Plummer, Larry Plummer (Benita), Alice Saltsgaver (Reggie), Robert "Bob" Plummer, Sr. (Yvonne), Ted Plummer (Mary), David Plummer (Margaret), Tom Plummer (Tera) and Tim Plummer (Cathy); siblings, Lawrence Plummer, Jr., Joan Murphy and Sherry Stiller; 19 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren to come.
Visitation will be 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm Friday and after 12:00 pm Saturday at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany, Indiana. His Funeral Service will be 2:00 pm Saturday in the Kraft Charlestown Road Chapel with private burial to follow in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park, New Albany.
Online condolences may be made to: www.kraftfs.com.


ANDREW CARL "ANDY" NICCUM, 62, of Madison, Indiana, died on Saturday, January 11, 2014, at 9:10 a.m. at his home. 
He was born December 6, 1951 in Scottsburg. He was the son of the late Ernest C. and Elizabeth Anna Huffington Niccum. He was raised in Deputy, Indiana and was a 1970 graduate of Shawe Memorial High School. He also attended Ivy Tech and furthered his knowledge in electronics. He had worked in Fort Wayne for 18 years at Magnavox. He then worked in Greensburg for eight years at Print Pack. He retired from Arvin Sango where he had worked production for 15 years. He was a member of the American Martyrs Catholic Church in Scottsburg.
He is survived by his brothers, Jerry Niccum and his wife, Susan of Edinburg, Indiana, Paul Niccum and his wife, Geraldine of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Charles Niccum and his wife, Jane of Rushville, Indiana, Francis Niccum of Scottsburg, Brian Niccum of Madison; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest C. and Elizabeth Anna Huffington Niccum; and his brother, David Niccum.
Funeral Mass will be conducted Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at 11:00 a.m., by Father Louis Manna at the American Martyrs Catholic Church, 270 South Bond Street in Scottsburg, Indiana. Interment will follow in the Scottsburg Cemetery in Scottsburg, Indiana.
Friends may call Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive Madison, Indiana.
The Rosary will be prayed on Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Andrew Niccum Memorial Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home.


DAVID L. SMITH, 61, of rural Crothersville, died Saturday, January 11, 2014 at his home.
Born December 19, 1952 in Seymour, he was the son of the late Earl L. Smith and Lucille (Hopper) Smith of Crothersville. He worked at Cummins Engine Company and was a member of Tampico Baptist Church, and served in the United States Army.
Other survivors include, his mother, Lucille Smith of Crothersville, a daughter, Tammy Johnson of Medora, a son, Steven A. Smith of Vallonia, 2 sisters, Martha (Claude) Morgan of Crothersville, Jane (Eugene) Allen of Brownstown, 4 grandchildren, Mark (Kayla) Crossman, Derek Crossman, Sabrina McIntosh all of Brownstown, and Levi Smith of Medora and 5 great grandchildren and his companion, Debbie Lynn of Crothersville.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.
Memorial donations can be given to Tampico Baptist Church or Crothersville Cemetery c/o Adams Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, Indiana 47229.
Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.


DANIEL H. HOBBS, 63, of Madison, died on Friday, January 10, 2014, at 7:07 p.m. at his home in Madison.
He was born on May 13, 1950 in Madison. He was the son of the late, Dr. Gerald R. Hobbs and Betty June Engle Hobbs. He was raised in Madison and was a 1968 graduate of Southwestern High School. He received his Bachelors in Education from Indiana University Southeast and then he graduated from the Indiana University School of Law in 1981. He was inducted into the United States Army on September 16, 1968 in Louisville, Kentucky serving during the Vietnam War. He served with the 11th Armored Calvary in Vietnam as a helicopter crew chief and door gunner. He was honorably discharged on April 26, 1970 with the rank of Specialist Five from Oakland, California. He had received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, the Good Conduct Medal, the Bronze Star for valor for heroic action in ground combat and the Air Medal. He was employed as a teacher at Crothersville High School teaching Physics and Chemistry from 1974-1978. Dan began his legal career with the Indianapolis Law Firm of McTurnan and Meyer. He opened his law practice in 1981 in Madison and retired in 1999. He had also worked as an electrician with Roy Hearne for several years. After retirement Dan had worked for LMS Contracting in Madison. He was a former member of the Calvary Baptist Church, where he had taught Sunday school in the 1970's. He held membership in the Madison VFW Post 1969 and was a past commander, and Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
He is survived by his son, Doug Hobbs and his wife, Sharyn of Madison; his daughter, Taleen Jackson and her husband, Jon of Honolulu, Hawaii; his grandchildren, Ryan Ellis Jackson, Adelynn Hobbs and Hannah Hobbs; his step mother, Lela G. Hobbs of Madison, Indiana; his brothers, Gerald "Gerry" R. Hobbs, Jr. of Madison, Indiana, James A. "Jim" Hobbs of Denver, Colorado, Thomas E. "Tom" Hobbs of Harvard, Illinois; his sister, Lisa M. Hightower and her husband, Bill of Deland, Florida; several nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his father, Dr. Gerald R. Hobbs died, July 12, 1994 and his mother, Betty June Engle Hobbs died, July 31, 2002.
Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. officiated by Rev. Ron Walker at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana. Interment will be private in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery,1415 North Gate Road in Madison, Indiana
Friends may call Wednesday, January 15, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. until the time of service at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana.
A final salute and military honors will be conducted on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre by Jefferson Post 9, of the American Legion.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Daniel H. Hobbs Memorial Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home.


FREDERICK W. MARTIN, SR., 76, died Monday, January 13, 2014 at his home.
He was born in Elizabeth, Indiana on September 9, 1937 the son of Clarence William and Altha Langsdon Martin. He was a sheet metal journeyman for Frank Monroe Heating and Cooling and later an employee at Martin Heating and Cooling. He was a member of American Legion Post 133 in Alton and was an Army veteran. He was preceded in death by two sons- Frederick William Martin, Jr. and Kent David Martin.
He is survived by his wife, Geneva Collins Frederick of Alton; two sons, Boyd Ray Martin (Ginger) of Crandall, Thomas Vincent Martin of New Albany; five daughters, Donna Durbin (Dennis) of Irvington, KY, Dianna White (Mike) of Corydon, Hallie Denise Sillings (Scott) of Leavenworth, Judy Martin (Angela) of Corydon, Nancy Singleton of Brandenburg; three step daughters, Tenia Reid (Dwayne) of Jeffersonville, Betty White of New Albany and Eva Buckle (Rick) of Clarksville; two sisters, Wilma Brown (Jim) and Jane Nichols both of Elizabeth; 22 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, eight step grandchildren and 14 step great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, January 16, 2014 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon, IN. Rev. Richard Goodwin will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Elizabeth, IN. There will be military rites at the grave.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home in Corydon on Wednesday from 10 AM to 8 PM and after 9 AM on Thursday.
Pallbearers will be Steven Carman, Cody Martin, Brandon Sillings, William and Michael Heitkemper, Matthew Harding, Daniel Bruce and Trevor Martin.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to the American Cancer Society.


MICHELLE BURTON - EWING, 32 of Seymour, died Thursday, January 9, 2014 at her residence.
She was born March 7, 1981 in Columbus, the daughter of Robert Burton and Mary (Taylor) Jenkins. She was married Jan. 14, 2011 to Dwayne  Ewing. She was a former C.N.A. at Scott Villa Living Center in Scottsburg, and a member of the First Baptist Church of Seymour in Seymour.
Survivors include her husband, Dwayne Ewing; her father & stepmother, Robert & Kathy Burton of Kokomo, Indiana; her mother & stepfather, Mary &  Robert Taylor - Jenkins of Seymour; three brothers, Richard & James Burton both of Scottsburg and William Burton of Seymour; two stepsisters, Chanteal Crow of Kokomo, and Tiffany Williams of New Albany; four stepbrothers, Cameron & Kyle Zimmerman both of Kokomo, Josh Clark of Kokomo, and Marshall Jenkins of Seymour; a caregiver, Cynthia Campbell - Burton of Seymour; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a brother, B. J. Burton; two grandmothers, Beulah Taylor and Lucille Aldrich, and two grandfathers, Gordon Burton and Jared Taylor.
Funeral Service will be at 11:00 am Wednesday at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 am Wednesday at Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net


LOIS JEAN DAILY DISMORE, died early Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale, Florida.
She was born in Washinghton County, Indiana. Through the years she resided in Henryville, Scottsburg, Leadore, Idaho and Haines City, Flordia. She settled in Henryville around 1969 then moved to Haines City, Florida in 1999, where she lived until her death.
She is survived by her husband, John Laurel Dismore of Haines City, Flordia, who she married July 5, 1956 at Zoah Christian Church in Scottsburg; one sister, Ruth Gearldine (Burl) Hathaway of Henryville; four children, Kathy (Jesse) Hughes of Henryville, Tim (Cindy) Dismore of Filer, Idaho and Carol (Bere) Clark of Henryville. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Arthur Daily and Ruby Hazel Casey Daily; one brother: Raymond Harold Daily. Three sisters: Thelma Lucille Griffin, Pearl Marie Poe McWiliams and Mary Bernice Paitsel and several nieces and nephews.


RICKEY LEE SMITH, 55, of Austin, died Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
He was born on March 2, 1958 in Seymour, the son of Daniel Lee and Myrtle Faye (Vires) Smith. He was a former employee of Betyl Construction Company in Carrolton, Kentucky, also a former employee at Morgan Foods, Cosco and a former assistant manager JayC Food Stores in Scottsburg.  He attended the Redemption Pentecostal Church of God in Austin, Indiana and graduated from Austin High School in 1976.
He was preceded in death by his father, Daniel Lee Smith.
Survivors include his mother, Faye Smith of Austin, Indiana; a brother, Edward D. "Fessor" Smith and his wife Mary of Crothersville, Indiana;  a sister, Lois A. Smith of Seymour, Indiana; two nieces, Vanessa Warren and Victoria Rudolph; a nephew, Brandon Smith; two great-nephews, Brett and Judson and two great-nieces, Jayleigh and Reagan.
Funeral Service will be at 1:00 pm Thursday at Redemption Pentecostal Church of God  with burial in Spurgeon Cemetery.   Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Wednesday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg and after 11 am Thursday at his church.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


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