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Obituaries February 12, 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Monday, 10 February 2014 00:00

ALAN RAY “Al” RUDOLPH, 65
MARLENE L. HANEY, 54
ROBERT A. "BOB" EVERHART, 91
EUGENE K. MILLER, 83
DAVID L. BESWICK, 73
MELVIN C. KRAFT, 87
MICHAEL D. “BIG MIKE” ZOLLMAN, 50
STEVEN L. BROWN, 67
CARRIE L. HARMON, 92
MARTHA ELENORE COOMER, 76
CHARLES E. PRYOR, 94
GEORGE  NAPIER, 84
DONALD G. SAMPLE, 83
MORRIS A. ROSE, 81
MARY ANN TOWNSEND, 87
BRAYLEN LEE HAWKINS, 21
AUDREY JEAN MAHONEY, 51
DHAARMA ANGELIA (ANGEL) ANDERSON
GLENNA LEE BODKIN, 75
JANA DAWN STARK, 43
LEE WHITE, 64
LOLA MAE MEYER, 71
WILMA L. PENNINGTON, 74
JOSEPH ERNEST BATCHER, 75
MARY JANE ALBERTSON, 84
JOHN C. MORRIS,79
STEVEN L. BROWN, 67
MARTHA ELENORE COOMER, 76
JOHN W. BROWNING, 88
VERLAND LEE COLE, JR., 67

 

ALAN RAY “Al” RUDOLPH, 65, of New Salisbury, died Tuesday, January 21, 2014, at his home near New Salisbury.
He was born March 7, 1948, in Palmyra, to the late George and Blanche Libka Rudolph.  He received his Master’s Degree of Education from Indiana University and was employed as a sales professional and manufacturing representative.  He was a member of First Capital Christian Church in Corydon, was very active in The Emmaus Community and the jail ministry REC (Residents Encounter Christ) and was a member of Toastmasters International.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Earl Rudolph, and his sister, Eula Rudolph.
Survivors include his wife, Linda S. House Rudolph; his daughter, Stephanie Lynn Rudolph of New York City, New York; his brothers, Norris Rudolph of Palmyra, and Arvile and Melvin Rudolph both of Corydon; and his sisters, Virginia Haub of Ramsey, Indiana, Verna Emerson of Corydon, Frances Stinnett of Georgetown, Georgia Eveslage of Palmyra, Darlene Lang of Pekin, and Carol Smith of Borden.
Funeral services were Saturday, January 25, 2014, at First Capital Christian Church in Corydon.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the 30,000 Reasons Campaign, Freed From Within or Hosparus of Southern Indiana.
Pallbearers were The Shepherds of First Capital Christian Church.
Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon is in charge of arrangements.


MARLENE L. HANEY, 54 of Charlestown, died Sunday February 2, 2014 at her home.
She was born on January 29, 1960 in Clark County, to Marvin and Darline Voyles Crider who preceded her in death.  She had previously worked in the retail industry.
Survivors include her sons; Robert Crum of Milford, Ohio and Benjamin Crum of Anderson, and sister Donna McCart of Charlestown, and three grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 5 pm Wednesday February 5, 2014 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown burial will be in Owen Creek Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3 pm to 5 pm on Wednesday.


ROBERT A. "BOB" EVERHART, 91, of Scottsburg, died Sunday, February 2, 2014 at Hickory Creek at Scottsburg.
He was born on August 16, 1922 in Crothersville, the son of the late C. C.  and Marie  (Wolf) Everhart. He graduated from Shields High School in Seymour, and then earned areonautical and mechanical engineering degrees from Indiana Tech in Ft. Wayne.  He was married on Aug. 31, 1946 to Delia J. Richey.  He was retired Director over the old Jefferson Proving Grounds in Madison, Indiana, a member and former deacon of the Bethel Baptist Church, a U.S. Navy veteran of W.W. II and was a member of Gideons International. He was a private pilot and has owned more than 22 airplanes in his lifetime.
Survivors include his wife, Delia J. Everhart; two sons, Steven L. Everhart and his wife Ozden of Fairfax, Virginia and Robert J. "Joe" Everhart and his wife Debra of Scottsburg;  two sisters, Margaret Gregory of York, South Carolina and Betty Spahr of Whiteland, Indiana; five grandchildren, Benjamin Everhart (Becky), David Everhart, Mary Ann Maurath (Tim), John and Jessica Everhart and nine great-grandchildren, Lauren, Meghan, Ava, Farrah, Autumn, McKenzie, Mariah, Sierra and Arianna.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Carroll and Richard Everhart and two sisters, Nadine Draper and Norma Everhart.
Funeral service was Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Bethel Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions will be made to the Alzheimer's Research Foundation c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


EUGENE K. MILLER, 83, Fredericksburg, died Saturday, February 1 at his home.
He was born March 26, 1930 in Louisville, the son of Huston G. and Gertrude Schenkenfelder Miller.   He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Salem where he served as bookkeeper and as a member of parish council and numerous committees.   He was formerly employed by American Standard, Standard Oil,  and Sheet Metal Workers.  He was owner of Gene’s Tavern in Buechel.  He was a volunteer  football and boys and girls track coach for 22 years, from 1966-1988 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, St. Gabriel, Resurrection, Guardian Angel, and St. Elizabeth schools.  He also coached student athletes in the Junior Olympics.  He was a 35 plus year volunteer for Boy Scouts of America. He was Cubmaster,  Scoutmaster and Catholic Committee on Scouting.  He received the Silver Beaver award and St. George Award.  He was a World War II and Korean War Navy veteran , serving as a submariner. He also served in the Naval Reserves.  He was a Maker’s Mark Ambassador.
He is survived by his wife Lois M. Vassie Miller of Fredericksburg.  They were married May 15, 1954.  He is also survived by five children:  Michael E. Miller (Barbara) of Louisville, Steven K. Miller (Mary) of Floyds Knobs, Robert J. Miller (Beth) of Fredericksburg, Brenda M. Hester (Cliff) of Campbellsburg, Indiana and Brian A. Miller of Fredericksburg, 11 grandchildren:  Laura Ellis, Michael Miller II, Cynthia D. Taylor (Joshua), Kristin M. Blizard (Robert), Erin N. Miller (Mitchell McGill), Kenneth A. Miller (Cheralyn), Shanna M. McKitrick, Rebecca S. McKitrick, Joshua F. Hester, Isaiah F. Hester, and Ashley L. Box, five great-grandchildren:  Adam C. Ellis, Miles J. Taylor, Alexander M. Taylor, Laith A. Taylor,  and Jacob I. Blizard.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 11a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.  Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery with military honors.  Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8PM and Friday from 9-10:30AM at Weathers Funeral Home.


DAVID L. BESWICK, 73, of Seymour, died Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at Seymour Crossing in Seymour.
He was born February 19, 1940 in Scott County, the son of Edgar Beswick and Ruth (Deal) Beswick Stice who are both deceased. He worked as a common laborer at skidmills, making light poles and was employed at Regal Insulation. He was of the Baptist faith.
He married Naomi Stutsman in 1987 and she preceded him in death on July 13, 1999.
Survivors include two brothers, Clyde (Viola) Beswick and Tom (Barbara) Beswick both of Scottsburg.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Beswick, and one sister, Joyce Beswick Lee.
Graveside services will be conducted at Cravens Cemetery in Scottsburg at noon on Friday, February 7, 2014 with visitation at 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville.
Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.


MELVIN C. KRAFT, 87, died Monday, February 3, 2014 at Cibola County Hospital in Grants, New Mexico.
He was born on Louisville, on March 5, 1926 the son of Charles Howard and Thelma Kraft. He was a retired Employee of Local 227 Union of United Food and Commercial and he was a WWII Navy Veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Alicita Kraft of Georgetown; one son, Steven Kraft of Ramsey; three daughters, Cheryl Sirois of Ramsey, Diane Reichle of Grants, New Mexico, Ricki Flannery of Jeffersonville. He is also survived by several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
There will be a graveside service held at 4 PM Monday, February 10, 2014 at Wolfe Cemetery in Georgetown.


MICHAEL D. “BIG MIKE” ZOLLMAN, 50, died Wednesday, February 05, 2014 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He was born in New Albany on April 12, 1963. He was at tire changer at Double 7 and Fleet Tire and a member of St. John’s Pentacostal Church in Georgetown.
He was preceded in death by his Mother Wilma Ruth Reed Wilhoite.
He is survived by his wife, Diana Miller Zollman of Palmyra; two sons, Timothy D. Zollman (Shana) of New Salisbury, Mitchell Zollman (Whitney) of Palmyra; his father, Stanley Zollman of Lanesville; stepfather, Owen Wilhoite of New Salisbury; two brothers, Douglas Zollman of Ft. Polk, LA and Dennis Zollman of New Salisbury.
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon. Pastor Jesse Breeding will officiate. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery in Central, Ind.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home in Corydon on Friday from 10 AM to 8 PM and after 9 AM on Saturday.


STEVEN L. BROWN, 67 of Seymour, died Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at Seymour Crossing.
He was born February 25, 1946 in Seymour, the son of Anthony and Viola (Williams) Brown. He attended Salem High School and then moved to Seymour High School his senior year graduating in 1964. He then went into the U.S. Army in 1966 and served in Vietnam War staying in service until 1972. After several years of employment, he retired from Cosco.
He is survived by his daughter, Christy Riley of Seymour; a sister Betty (Ron) McCleery of Seymour; two granddaughters, Rachelle and Lindsay Tinsley of Seymour; two nieces, Cindy (Bill) Rinehart and Angie (Jay) Stoner.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his nephew, Ron McCleery, Jr.
Visitation will be Friday, February 7th, from 4:00pm until 7:00pm and from 10:00am until service time on Saturday at Woodlawn Family Funeral Centre at 311 Holiday Square Road, Seymour. Pastors Bill Weaver and Scott Brown will conduct service at 11:00am at the funeral home. Burial will follow services at Mt. Eden Cemetery in Washington County with full military graveside honors.


CARRIE L. HARMON, 92, of rural Seymour, died at her homeon Monday, February 3, 2014.
She was born June 14, 1921 in Scott County, the daughter of Damon and Delia (Payne) Boyd who are both deceased. She married Raymond E. Harmon in 1939 in Scottsburg, and he passed away May 14, 1970. She retired from the former Panasote Industries (H.O. Canfield) in 1986.  She was a member of the Lighthouse Tabernacle.
Survivors include two sons, David R. (Anna) Harmon of Austin, Orville Harmon of Tell City, two grandchildren, Shara B. Harmon of Terre Haute, Nathan A. (Shambra) Harmon of Birmingham, Alabama, two great-grandchildren, Andrew Scott Harmon & Rylan Walker Harmon both of Birmingham, Alabama; six siblings, Robert Boyd of Clifton, TN, Elsie Reynolds of Crothersville, Arnold Boyd of Scottsburg, John (Anna) Boyd of Seymour, Jack Boyd of Sellersburg, Barbara (Clyde) Keller of Salem.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Raymond Eugene Harmon, Joel Edward Harmon; two sisters, Grace Peacock, Dale Rich; one brother, Zon Boyd, & two infant siblings.
Reverend Jerry Miles will conduct funeral services at 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with burial to follow at Uniontown Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Friday, February 7, 2014 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and after 10:00 AM on Saturday both at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville.
Memorial donations may be given in memory of Carrie to donor's choice c/o Adams Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229.
Online condolences maybe given to this family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.


MARTHA ELENORE COOMER, 76, Madison, died, February 3 2014, Jeffersonville.
She was born July 9 1937, Marysville, the daughter of Joseph Cissel & Mable McDaniel Cissel. She was a homemaker; retired from Morgan Foods and a member of Shelter of the Sheep in Austin.
Surivors include, her husband, Walker Coomer, Jr., Madison; sons, Roy Coomer, Austin and Robert Coomer (Pam), Austin; stepsons, Elmer Coomer (Wanda), OH and James Coomer, KY; a daughter, Juanita Combs, Madison; a brother, Jimmy Cissel, Clarksville and a sister, Madge Shafer, Scottsburg; 15 grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter Shirley Fox; son Charlie Coomer; sisters Annabelle Carlisle & Mary Spencer.
Services will be at noon Monday, February 10 2014 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 10 AM – NOON Monday, February 10 2014 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family, c/o Stewart and Hoagland Funeral Home.
On-line condolences may be made at www.stewart-hoaglandfuneral.com.


CHARLES E. PRYOR, 94, died Sunday, February 2, 2014 at Wedgewood Healthcare Center.
He was a former Jeffersonville engineer, owner of Pryor Construction Company and was in the Union Local 795. He was a 4-H leader for 35 years. He was in the Navy and served in WWII. He was a native of Jeffersonville.
He is survived by his son Robert A. Emerick of Jeffersonville; seven grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife Frances B. Pryor; father Charles H. Pryor; mother Amma Pryor; son Richard A. Emerick; sister Mildred Keehn.
Memorial services will be held Friday, February 7, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Calvary Christian Church located at 605 S. Norman Drive Sellersburg. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. at the church.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Clark County 4-H Club.
Online condolences may be made at cootsfuneralhome.com


GEORGE  NAPIER, 84,  of Austin, died Sunday,  February 2, 2014  in Veterans Adminstration Medical Ct in Louisville.
He was born January 17, 1930 in Perry Co., KY, to the late Farmer  Napier  and Lillie  (Couch) Napier. He was retired from The American Can Company in Austin and was a member of the V.F.W. and American Legion. He married  Frances  Napier, on October 23, 1953.
Survivors include daughters, LeAnn Taylor-Reed, Fairland and DeAnn Lancaster, Clarksville; sons, Keith (Tammy) Napier, Austin, Gerry Siebel, Milford, OH and Steve Napier, Austin; brothers, Willie Napier, Dayton, Ohio and Clarence Napier, Powell, TN; Sister, Renetta Sebastain, Austin. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by: His Wife Frances; brothers, Fred, Murphy, Everitt, and David.
Funeral Service will be at  11:00 am Friday, February 7, 2014 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, Indiana  with Rev. Jeff Mullins and Rev. TC Baker officiating. Burial will be in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 pm Thursday  and after 9 am Friday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


DONALD G. SAMPLE, 83, died Sunday, February 2, 2014 at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon. He was born in Laconia, Indiana on July 15, 1930 the son of Mervin and Nannie Bell Gurley Sample.
He was retired from Southern Railroad where he was a bridge and building foreman, was a member of Faith Assembly Church in Jeffersonville and was an Army veteran of the Korean era.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Wilma Schweitzer Sample, a brother James Sample and a niece Peggy Sample.
He is survived by his wife Lillie Mann Stepro and a daughter Teresa Brown both of Corydon.
Funeral services will be held at 1 PM Thursday at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon. Pastor Stephen McAfee will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home in Corydon on Wednesday from 4 PM to 8 PM and after 10 AM on Thursday. The family suggests memorials be given to Perseverance Chapel Church.


MORRIS A. ROSE, 81, of Scottsburg, died Thursday, February 6, 2014 at Hampton Oaks Health Campus.
He was born on September 29, 1932 in Underwood, the son of the late Glen and Gladys (Sherrard) Rose. He was a retired inspector for the old Dallas Mavis Transportation in Louisville, Kentucky, a member of the Vienna Baptist Church and a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita F. (Donahue) Rose; a brother, Kenneth Lee Rose and a sister, Joan Diekhoff.
Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Rose and his wife Monique of Underwood, and Chuck Rose and his wife Connie of Scottsburg; a daughter, Cindy Page and her husband Gary of Clarksville;  a sister, Bev Taflinger of Scottsburg; seven grandchildren, Chris and Katie Rose, Christa West, Laura Justice, Georgia, Packy and Garrett Page and 14 great-grandchildren, Madison, Evi, Sophie, Mileigh Cate, Caden and Juliette Rose, Allison, Emily and Caroline Justice, Mason and Max West, Kennedy, Keely and Jackson Page.
Funeral Service will be at 11:00 am Monday at First Baptist Church with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery. Visitation is from 1 to 6 pm Sunday at Collins Funeral Home and after 9 am Monday at the First Baptist Church.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Scottsburg High School Alumni Association c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


MARY ANN TOWNSEND, 87, Charlestown, died Wednesday February 5, 2013 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born on October 13, 1926 to Henry and Minnie Connerley West in Petersburg, IN and was a member of the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church and D.A.R.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband H. Donald Townsend.
She is survived by her son; D. Douglas Townsend of Shady Spring, WV and daughter; Flo A. Whitaker of Jeffersonville, and seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday February 8, 2013 at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.  Visitation will be from 1 to 8 pm on Friday at Grayson Funeral Home and after 10 am Saturday at the church.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to her church.
Online condolences may be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com


BRAYLEN LEE HAWKINS, 21, Lexington, died Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at King's Daughters' Hospital, Madison.
He was born September 1, 1992 in Madison, the son of Joey L. Hawkins and Rebecca J. Caldwell Sizemore.
He is survived by his full time caregiver and maternal grandma, Sandra K. Jackson Williams of Lexington; his mother, Rebecca J. Caldwell Sizemore and her husband, Perry of Lexington, Indiana; his half sister, Sierra Sizemore of Lexington; his step sisters, Samantha Sizemore of Lexington, Ashley Sizemore of Premium, Kentucky; his step brother, Douglas Sizemore of Lexington; his uncle, Michael J. Caldwell and his wife, Tammy of Hanover; his cousins, Skylar Caldwell & Crimson Caldwell; his father, Joey L. Hawkins of Madison; his paternal grandparents, Ron and Shirley Dierkes of Madison; his maternal grandfather, James Caldwell and his wife, Lois of Mansfield, Ohio; several great-aunts & great-uncles.
Funeral services will be Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 1:00 pm at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison with Bro. Dan Corbin officiating. Interment will follow at New Bethel Cemetery near Chelsea. Visitation will be Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre 325 Demaree Drive Madison.
The family requests memorials in memory of Braylen to the Braylen Lee Hawkins Memorial Fund, contribution cards are available at the funeral home.


AUDREY JEAN MAHONEY, 51 of Madison, died Friday, January 31, 2014 at her nieces residence in Madison.
She was born December 1, 1962 in Indianapolis, the daughter of Elgene W. & Idalou Vernie Suratt Mahoney. She worked in the restaurant business until her illness had forced her to be homebound.
She is survived by her daughter, Gabrielle "Gabby" L. Little of Scottsburg; her mother: Idalou Vernie Suratt Mahoney of Madison; her niece and caregiver, Angela G. Bennett and her husband, Matthew of Madison; her companion, Ron Spencer of Scottsburg; her brother, Gary Mahoney of Louisville, Kentucky; her sister, Patsy Jones of Madison; her nephew, Keith Bilz and his wife, Tara of Hanover; her great-nephews, Paul Clackum, Clint Clackum and Tyler Shouse; her great-niece, Hayley Clackum; her great-great niece, Emma; her special friends - Barbie Mason of Madison, and Lisa Kidd of Madison.
She was preceded in death by her father, Elgene W. Mahoney.
Funeral services will be Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. With Richard T. Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Mahoney Cemetery near Bedford, Kentucky.
Visitation will be Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana.
The family requests memorials in memory of Audrey to the Audrey Mahoney Memorial Fund, contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
On-line condolences may be left at www.morgan-nay.com


DHAARMA ANGELIA (ANGEL) ANDERSON (nee:Bettina Marie Griffin), died Dec. 14, 2013.
She was born in Frankfurt, Germany on Oct. 19, 1962. She was adopted by Juan D. de Leon as a child.
She is survived by her mom and pop Loyd and Eleanor Lynch of New Mexico and also her dad, Juan D. de Leon of Pekin. She is also survived by her children, Jeremiah Sturgeon of Georgia, Jessica Siefert of California, William Justin Anderson and her daughter Anastazzja (Taz); two granddaughters and a grandson of Indiana and another from Virginia; her younger brother Ralph (Reggie) de Leon of Kentucky, a younger sister, Darita Pfiester of Arizona, a younger sister Alicia Rosado of Florida, and a younger brother, John M. de Leon of Norway.
There will be a memorial service at a later time.


GLENNA LEE BODKIN, 75, of Charlestown, died Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born on July 4, 1938 to Coy and Martha Ellen (Miller) Cornett in Letcher Co., KY. She was a retired insurance underwriter for Neace Lukens Insurance Association, and a member of the First Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Jesse Bodkin of Charlestown; son, Erick Lee Bodkin of Lexington; daughter, Brenda Doreen Love of Charlestown; brother, Rollo Ison (Neva) of Charlestown; sisters, Lenda Davis (Ron) of Charlestown, Brenda Petters (Kevin) of Charlestown, and Sandra Ottman of Charlestown; grandchildren, Avia Browning, Zachary Love, and Samuel Love.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 2pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial to follow in the Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will begin on Friday from 3pm to 8pm, and after 9am on Saturday.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


JANA DAWN STARK, 43, of Austin, died Thursday, February 6, 2014 at Kindred Hospital in Louisville.
She was born on January 26, 1971 in Salem. She was a former employee of the old Futures Unlimited in Austin.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Marilyn Jean Stark Wright; two brothers, Todd and Tommy Stark and a sister, Tracy Stark.
Survivors include her step-father, John David Wright (Louise) of Austin; her father, Larry Arbuckle of Madison; three brothers, Chad Arbuckle (Janice), Jason Arbuckle and Lance Arbuckle all of Scottsburg and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Service will be at 12:00 Noon Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg with burial in Sacffold Lick Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 10 am to 12 noon Saturday.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


LEE WHITE, 64, of Austin, died Thursday, February 6, 2014 in Greg & Noreen Hospice Care Center in Hazard, Kentucky.
He was born March 10, 1949 in Breathitt Co., KY, of the late Jerry White and Lewellen (Fugate) White. He was a member of Wolverine United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a son, Michael Lee White, Austin; a daughter, Melissa White, Indianapolis, Indiana and a sister, Mary Hutchinson, Jackson, KY. and his granddaughter, Chloe White.
Funeral Service will be at 1:00 pm Sunday, February 9, 2014 at Breathitt Funeral Home in Jackson, KY with Rev. John Bunn officiating.
Visitation will be 2 to 6 PM Saturday at Buchanan Funeral Home and after 11 am Sunday at Breathitt Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Jackson Cemetery in Jackson, KY.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


LOLA MAE MEYER, 71, Campbellsburg died Saturday, February 8 at University of Louisville Hospital.
She was born December 16, 1942 in Orange County, Indiana the daughter of Elmer and Hazel Biram Thacker. She was a retired employee of Amaray. She was a member of Salem Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her husband: Donald Meyer. They were married December 5, 1959. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Charles L. Thacker, Kenneth D. Thacker and John Thacker and her parents.
She is survived by her companion of 13 years, Charles Reinier of Campbellsburg, a brother: William R. Thacker of Paoli; three sisters, Ruby Hinkle of French Lick, Edith A. Thacker of Paoli and Pamela J. Stout of Virginia Beach, Virginia and her “granddaughter” Hazel Stout of Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11:00AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Stampers Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 10:00AM-time of service.


WILMA L. PENNINGTON, 74, died Friday in Edwardsville.
She was born in Torrent, KY. the former Wilma L. Legg, and was preceded in death by her husband, Auburn Isaac Pennington, her parents, William and Grace Legg, and her brother, James E. Legg.
Survivors include her son, Steven Pennington(Sheila); her daughter, Patsy L. Carpenter(Benjamine); her sister Anetta Shipman(Jay); and three grandchildren, James Pennington(Heather), Kenneth Pennington and Amanda Carpenter.
A funeral service celebrating Wilma’s life was Monday February 10, 2014 at the Market Street Chapel of Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville(1119 E. Market St.) with burial in Edwardsville Cemetery.


JOSEPH ERNEST BATCHER, 75 of Jeffersonville died Thursday, February 6, 2014 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born August 21, 1938 in Louisville, KY to the late Joseph E. Batcher, Sr. and Evelyn Sanders and was the stepson of Rollin Young. He was preceded in death by his wife Donie Fay Meacham. He was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran with two foreign tours of duty, licensed pilot, and member of Clark Co., Senior Air Patrol Squadron. A Supervisor at McLean Trucking Co. for 23 years then retired as Coater Foreman from Westvaco Paper Co. after 17 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Jeffersonville.
Survivors include his wife Linda Lesch Batcher, Jeffersonville; two sons, Steve Batcher, Lebanon Junction, KY and Kevin Batcher, Georgetown; one grandson Sean Batcher; great-grandson Kael Batcher; brother Kenneth Batcher; two stepsons Brent and Kent Harris.
Funeral Services were Monday, February 10, 2014 at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Resthaven Cemetery in Louisville.
Expressions of sympathy in memory of Joe may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society.


MARY JANE ALBERTSON, 84, of Sellersburg, died Friday, February 7, 2014 at Maple Manor Christian Home.
She was born on June 27, 1929 to Wade and Lottie (Senn) Schafer in Charlestown. She was a retired accountant for General Electric, and a member of the old First Christian Church in Charlestown.
Survivors include her son, Dan Albertson (Carol) of Scottsburg; two grandchildren; Rachel Neal of Prospect, KY, and Dr. Dan Albertson II of Tuscaloosa, AL; great- grandchildren, Lucy, Charlotte and Maclain Albertson, and Riley, Grant, and Drew Neal.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Ralph Albetson.
Funeral services were Monday, February 10, 2014 at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Interment is in Charlestown Cemetery.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


JOHN C. MORRIS, 79, died Thursday, February 5, 2014.
The son of the late William Otis and Mary Dessie (Hawkins) Morris, John was born June 5, 1934 in Whitesville, Kentucky. He retired from Sonoco Products in New Albany after 36 years of service.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Zimmerman Morris; and siblings, Doc, Edward, Red and Trelva.
Survivors include his sons, Alan Morris (Marlene), Doug Morris (Dawn); sisters, Mae Wathen and Madeline Payne; brothers, Joe Morris, James “Rusty” Morris and Harold Morris; grandchildren, Chasity Morris, Elaine Hall and Jeffery Morris and a great-granddaughter, Chloe.
Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Monday and after 10:00 am Tuesday Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany, Indiana.
His Funeral Service will be 12:00 pm Tuesday at the Kraft Charlestown Road Chapel with private entombment to follow in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park, New Albany.
Online condolences may be made to www.kraftfs.com


STEVEN L. BROWN, 67, Seymour, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at Seymour Crossing.
He was born Feb. 25, 1946, in Seymour, the son of Anthony and Viola (Williams) Brown. He attended Salem High School and then moved to Seymour High School his senior year graduating in 1964. He then went into the U.S. Army in 1966 and served in Vietnam War staying in service until 1972. After several years of employment, he retired from Cosco.
He is survived by his daughter, Christy Riley, Seymour; sister, Betty (Ron) McCleery, Seymour; and two granddaughters.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his nephew, Ron McCleery, Jr.
Funeral services were Saturday at Woodlawn Family Funeral Centre, 311 Holiday Square Road, Seymour. Pastors Bill Weaver and Scott Brown officiated. Burial followed at Mt. Eden Cemetery in Washington County with full military graveside honors.


MARTHA ELENORE COOMER, 76, Madison, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in Jeffersonville.
She was born July 9, 1937, in Marysville, the daughter of Joseph and Mable McDaniel Cissel. She was a homemaker; and retired from Morgan Foods. She was a member of the Shelter of the Sheep in Austin. She married Walker Coomer, Jr. on Sept. 3, 1953, who survives.
She is also survived by her two sons, Roy Coomer and Robert (Pam) Coomer, both of Austin; stepsons, Elmer (Wanda) Coomer, Ohio and James Coomer, Kentucky; daughter, Juanita Combs, Madison, Ky.; brother, Jimmy Cissel, Clarksville; sister, Madge Shafer, Scottsburg; 15 grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Shirley Fox; son, Charlie Coomer; and sisters, Annabelle Carlisle and Mary Spencer.
Funeral services were Monday, Feb. 10, at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Burial followed in Charlestown Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the family, c/o Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N. 1st St., Scottsburg, IN 47170.
Online condolences can be made at www.stewart-hoaglandfuneralhome.


JOHN W. BROWNING, 88, of North Vernon, died February 10, 2014, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.
Born January 27, 1926, in Paint Lick, KY, John was the son of the late Jake and Nalda Masters Browning. He married Norma Lee Bowling, and she preceded him in death. He served in the United States Navy in Guam and the Philippines with the Seabees during World War II, and in Alaska during the Korean War. John had owned the Country Music Barn in Deputy. He worked as a heavy equipment operator for J. L. Browning Excavating until he retired. He was a member of VFW Post #2021.
Survivors include two sons, Jeff (Debbie) Browning of Deputy and Mike (Lynn) Browning of Abingdon, VA; and grandchildren, Jake, Chris, Scott and Greg Browning, and Gina Johnson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and sister, Jeanetta Griffith.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 13, 2014, at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral & Cremation Service in North Vernon. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Dupont Cemetery, with military graveside honors.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.
Friends and family are invited to leave a message of condolence or light a candle in Mr. Browning’s memory at www.sawyerfuneralservice.com.


VERLAND LEE COLE, JR., 67,  of Austin, died Saturday,  February 8, 2014 at his residence.
He was born January 29, 1947 in Danville, Illinois.
Survivors include a son, Sonny Cole, Austin; a daughter, Lindsay Cole, Austin, Indiana. He is also survived by four grandchildren.
Direct Cremation was chosen, No Services or Visitation.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


Last Updated on Monday, 10 February 2014 14:39