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Obituaries March 5, 2014 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 03 March 2014 00:00

ROBERT BRUCE TAYLOR
JAIME  AVENDANO, 56
CRYSTAL L. CLAMPITT, 73
RHONDA SUE BOWLING, 47
DIMPLE V. ROBBINS, 88
WILLIAM (BILL) EARL WATSON, 72
LUCILLE MARGARET WINSLOW BENEFIEL, 99
HESTER NANETTE ELKINS, 88
BETTY “DIANE” HALL
JIMMY PORTER, 62
PAULINE ROBERTSON, 88
CONNIE SUE STAMPER, 67
REBECCA ANNE CHURCHMAN, 50
SAVANNAH RAYE AKEMON, 16
DOUGLAS EUGENE RONEY
JAMES C. WATSON, 79
IMOGENE FAYE "NANA" MARTIN, 86
ESCLINE YOUNG, 87
JUSTINE NICOLE JONES, 26
JAMES CARL "J.C." PARKS, 30
ALBERT M. CLEGG, 87
J.R. RIGHTHOUSE, JR
RONALD L. “BUCK” WOLFE, 70
MARY E. NEITZKE AGE, 66
WILLIAM A. “BILL” JENKINS, 84
CAROLYN MCNEELY, 81


ROBERT BRUCE TAYLOR, of Jeffersonville, died Feb. 23, 2014.
He was born on July 4, 1919 in Whitesburg, KY. He graduated from Eastern Kentucky University and earned a master's degree from the University of Louisville. He was a dedicated teacher including at Alice Lloyd College in Pippa Passes, KY.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years Blanche Taylor, daughter Carol Ann Taylor, son David Bruce Taylor and five brothers, George, James, Woodrow, Lawrence and Hiram.
He is survived by his brother, Jack (Barbara) of Arkansas and his grandson David Rizk (Karina) and great-grandchildren, Julian and Alexis of Fremont, CA, a grandson Ralph Rizk (Melanie) and great-grandchildren, Sydney and Lauren of Lexington, KY and grandchildren Joseph Rizk and Camellia Rizk of Lexington.
Services are Friday, February 28 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown; visitation 10-12 and funeral at 12; burial at Charlestown Cemetery.
Online condolonces can be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com


JAIME  AVENDANO, 56,  of Columbus, died Sunday,  February 23, 2014  in Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, Columbus.
He was born August 14, 1957 in San Juan, TX, to the late Guadalupe G Avendano, Sr.  and Vivian   Avendano. He was a former employee of Valeo, Seymour.
Survivors include a sister, Elva Cavazos, Columbus; nieces, Viviana Cavazos;   Dawnita Maria Avendano-Rodrigues and  Hannah Avendano;  nephews, Shawn C. Wilson, Joshua Salinas and Gabriel Avendano.
He was preceded in death by: His Mother and Father Vivian and Guadalupe Avendano Sr.; brothers, Lupe and Sergio Avendano and his sister, Maria Belia Salinas.
Funeral Service will be at 11:00 am Thursday, February 27, 2014 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 pm Wednesday  and after 9 am Thursday at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Spurgeon Cemetery   Austin, Indiana.
Memorials can be given to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana C/O Buchanan Funeral Home.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


CRYSTAL L. CLAMPITT, 73 of Underwood, died Monday, February 24, 2014 at the Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville, Kentucky.
She was born July 24, 1940 in Winchester, Kentucky,  the daughter of the late Clyde Chester Keller and Emmeline Josephine (Gerard) Keller-Robinson.  She was married to Herbert Clinton Clampitt, who passed away on Sept. 14, 2002. She was a homemaker  and a member of the Mt. Eden Christian Church in Little York.
She was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth R. "Kenny" Clampitt.
Survivors include two sons, Karol V. Clampitt of Ann Arbor, Michigan & Tony L. Clampitt  and his wife Mindy of North Middletown, Kentucky; two daughters: Cindy A. Fell and her husband Francis of Underwood, Indiana & Tracy D. Alcorn and her husband V.C. of Rex, Georgia; three brothers, Ronnie Keller and his wife Helen of Hope, Indiana, Clyde "Junior" Keller and his wife Barbara of Scottsburg, Indiana & Lawrence Keller and his wife Terry of Santa Cruz, California; four   sisters, Sue Davidson and her husband Randall of Underwood,  Vicki Owens and her husband Carl of Austin, Indiana, Jackie Phillips and her husband Russell of Deputy, Indiana & Cheryl Vernon of Scottsburg, Indiana; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be at noon Thursday at Collins Funeral Home with interment in Scottsburg Cemetery. Visitation: 10 am to 12 Noon Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions: To the family c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net


RHONDA SUE BOWLING, 47,  of Brownstown, died Saturday,  February 22, 2014  in Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
She was born September 26, 1966 in Georgetown, Ohio, of the late Adrian  Bowling  and Lois Jean (Watkins) Bowling.
Survivors include a son, Dustin Wayne Bowling; brothers, Randy Bowling, Seymour, Kenny Bowling, Seymour, Adrain Glenn Bowling, Seymour, Jason Bowling, Seymour, Donald Bowling, Austin and  Clayton Bowling, Austin, Indiana; a sister, Jennifer Hall, Seymour. She is also survived by two grandchildren.
Funeral Service was Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin. Cremation followed service.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


DIMPLE V. ROBBINS, 88, of Austin, died Monday, February 24, 2014 in Hampton Oaks in Scottsburg.
She was born September 20, 1925 in Birdstown, TN, to Ezra Flowers and Bonnie (Zachary) Flowers. She was married to Jack Robbins. She was a former employee of U.S. Shoe, Crothersville and Cummons Engine Company, Columbus. She was a member of the Church of Christ Scottsburg.
Survivors include her caregivers Eric Sexton, Sellersburg and Donna Sexton, Austin; a brother, Hollis Flowers, New Castle and grandsons, Eric Sexton, Sellersburg, Jeremy Baker, Florida, and Caleb Baker, Florida; a great-grandsons, Dane Longwood and Beau Cooper Sexton, both of Sellersburg.
She was preceded in death by her first husband Harold Sexton and her second husband, Jack Robbins; a son, Charles W. Sexton; a daughter, Barbara Sexton Baker and sisters, Ruby Flowers and Easter Flowers.
Funeral Service will be at 10:00 am Friday, February 28, 2014 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with Rev. Marvin Mglothin officiating. Visitation will be 3 to 8 pm Thursday and after 9 am Friday at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


WILLIAM (BILL) EARL WATSON, 72, Clarksville, died Feb. 24, 2014.
He was born Feb. 28, 1941, in Big Clifty, Ky., the son of Oliver C. and Hester Puckett Watson. He was an Air Force veteran; retired from General Electric and served in both the Washington County Police Department and Clark County Sheriff's Office for several years. He also drove a school bus for Greater Clark County Schools.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Wilma Catherine Watson and Nettie J. Danner. He is survived by a son, Dennis W. (Amy) Watson; daughter, Monica S. Watson, both of Elizabeth; one brother, James C. Watson; and sister, H. Angeline Nice, both of Salem.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Feb. 27, at 1 p.m. at Love Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Kays Chapel Cemetery near Fredericksburg. Visitation will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday, and after 10 a.m. Thursday.
Memorials: National Parkinson's Foundation; Kays Chapel Cemetery; or Charity Community Church.


LUCILLE MARGARET WINSLOW BENEFIEL, 99, of Salem, died Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in her residence.
She was born on a farm on Delaney Creek, north of Salem, on Jan. 9, 1915, the fifth of eight children in the Lonnie and Frankie Payne Winslow family. She attended school at old Delaney Creek School and attended church with her family at old Crossroads Baptist Church where she was saved and baptized. She graduated from Salem High School in 1932. After graduation from Central Business College in Indianapolis, she was employed as a secretary at Best Foods in Indianapolis and married Orville Eugene "Gene" Benefiel in 1940. She moved with her new husband to Sioux City, Iowa where he was stationed with the Army and was untimely widowed in August 1944 when he died of oxygen starvation in the tail gunner position of a plane on a bombing raid over Leipzig, Germany in WWII. She lived most of her adult life in downtown Indianapolis and was a secretary in the Procurement District Office of the Air Force, Allison Plant, retiring in 1977. She once was a member of Gold Star Wives of America and the American Legion Auxiliary. She was a member of Salem Presbyterian Church. She moved back to Salem in January 2006.
She lived alone and later with siblings Carol and Neva, and, most recently with only surviving sister, Wilma Faye Winslow.
In addition to her sister Wilma, 10 nieces and nephews (Mary Kay Winslow Fultz, Bob Winslow, Caroll D. Winslow, Alan Winslow, Vance Winslow, Lonnie Winslow, Pam Moss Ray, Paul Moss, Jena Thompson Palmby, and Phil Thompson) and their families survive. Her family recognizes with appreciation the caregivers and friends Denise, Rhonda, Shirley, Patsy, and Debbie who faithfully and graciously have assisted in her daily care in recent years.
In addition to her husband, parents and friend, Mac, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Kenneth and Caroll Winslow and Neva W. Tatlock, all of Salem; Rosie W. Moss of Salem and Prattville, Ala.; and Jean W. Cunningham and Charmaine W. Thompson of Crawfordsville and nephew, Jack Moss.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 1, at Salem Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Memorial contributions: Salem Presbyterian Church, 110 North High Street, Salem, IN 47167; Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.


HESTER NANETTE ELKINS, 88,  of ,  passed away Saturday,  February 22, 2014  in Bedford, TX.
She was born September 7, 1925 in Levi, Ky. to the late Lincoln  Cole  and Ollie  (Hurt) Cole. She was a retired employee of U.S. Shoe Crothersville, Indiana, a Life Member V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary Post #1083, Crothersville.
Survivors include a son, Dennis (Lesa) Elkins, Ft. Worth, TX.; sisters, Doris Coomer, Austin and Lela Sebastian, Cold Springs, KY.; grandsons: Benji;  Cheyne; and Dustin.
She was preceded in death by her son, Don Elkins and a daughter, Judy Elkins.
Funeral Service will be at noon Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin. Visitation will be 4 to 8 pm Friday  and after 9 am Saturday at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin, Indiana.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


BETTY “DIANE” HALL, of Lanesville, died Sunday, February 16, 2014 after a long, hard battle with Cancer.
She was the former co-owner of Mike Hall Auto Parts in Louisville which they opened in 1964. She attended Jeffersonville High and graduated from Clarksville High.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Pat and Foster DeWees and brother Foster, Jr.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Mike Hall; daughter, Suzanne George (Mike); stepdaughter, Carol Hall Butler (Bob); two grandchildren; one great granddaughter; her sister, Debbie Roudis; and brother, Terry DeWees.
She requested to be cremated. A celebration of her life may be at a later date.
Arrangements by Owen Funeral Home, 5317 Dixie Highway in Louisville.
Expressions to American Cancer Society


JIMMY PORTER, 62, of Otisco, died Monday,  February 24, 2014  in St. Catherine Regional Hospital in Charlestown.
He was born October 30, 1951 in Hazard, KY, of the late Taylor   Porter  and Agnes  (Combs) Porter. He was an accomplished drummer and musician who played in many bands around Austin.  He also was a member of Austin Class of 1970.
Survivors include his brothers, Rickey Porter, Underwood, Darrell Porter, Underwood and Jeff Poter, Underwood and a sister, Brenda Hall, Madisonville, Ky.
He was preceded in death by his Mother and Father, Taylor and Agnes (Combs) Porter; a brother, Wayne Porter and a sister, Patricia Porter.
Funeral Service will be at  1:00 pm Friday,February 28, 2014 at Broadway Pentecostal Church in Austin with Rev. Gary Hall officiating. Visitation will be 4 to 8 pm Thursday  and after 9 am Friday at Broadway Pentecostal Church. Burial will be in the New Providence Cemetery in Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


PAULINE ROBERTSON, 88 of Jacksonville Beach, Florida passed away Friday, February 21 at Beaches Baptist Hospital in Jacksonville.
She was born November 28, 1925 in Salem the daughter of Logan and Jennie Newkirk Lowery. She was a homemaker. Pauline was a member of Main Street Baptist Church in Jacksonville and Order of Eastern Star also in Jacksonville.
She was preceded in death by her husband John Robertson; a brother, Charles Lowery and her parents.
She is survived by her son, Jerry Robertson of Jacksonville, Florida; a sister, Geneva Wilson of Indianapolis; a grandson, Robert and a great-grandson, Dylan.
Graveside services will be held Friday at 1:00PM at Crown Hill Cemetery.


CONNIE SUE STAMPER, 67 of Austin, died Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
She was born January 11, 1947 in Morrisonville, Illinois, the daughter of the late Robert and Radia (Davis) King. She was a retired employee of the old Scott County Healthcare in Scottsburg.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Vickie Cooper and a brother, Robert " Bobby" King.
Survivors include four daughters, Tina Cochran of Scottsburg, Tammy Cole & Tiffany Pinto both of Austin and Lisa Spalding of Elizabethtown, Kentucky; son, John "Toby" Stamper of Lexington; five sisters, Mary Brandenburg of Scottsburg, Barbara Jones of Little York, Glenda Brickley & Rhonda Smith both of Austin and Gladys Carey of Lexington; seven brothers, Dallas King of Crothersville, Leo King of Nevada, Missouri, Glen King & Johnny King both of Scottsburg, Charles King of Melbourne, Florida, Joe King of Detroit, Michigan and Jessie King of Bloomington; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be at 11:00 am Saturday at Collins Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Donahue officiating. Visitation is from 4 to 8 pm Friday and after 10 am Saturday at Collins Funeral Home. Cremation will follow the services.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Family: c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net


REBECCA ANNE CHURCHMAN, 50, Pekin, died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, in the Harrison County Hospital.
She was born Aug. 13, 1963, in Bloomington, the daughter of Gary Dale Williams Sr. and Sandra (Mays) Williams. She was an employee of Ohio Valley Home Health Care in New Albany. She operated a home daycare center. She attended the South Liberty Church of Christ and was a 1981 graduate of Spruce High School in Port Orange, Fla.
She is survived by her mother Sandra McClain and her husband Jim Churchman whom she married on on July 3, 1988. Also surviving are her two daughters, Jennifer (Brian Fletcher) VanCleave and Andrea (Nathan) Blake; one son, Corey Churchman; one brother, Gary (Susan) Williams, Jr.; two sisters, Rhonda (Jeff) Bunch and Lisa (Scott) Freeman; her grandmother: Wanda Mays; and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father; and grandfather, Frank Mays Sr.
Funeral services were Saturday, March, 1, at Dawalt Funeral Home. Pastor John Denny officiated.
Memorials: Wednesday's Child, c/o Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, 716 Mt. Airyshire Blvd., Columbus, Ohio 43235.


SAVANNAH RAYE AKEMON, 16 of Scottsburg, died Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at Peyton Manning Children's Hospital in Indianapolis.
She was born on January 28, 1998 in Indianapolis, the daughter of Shawn Ryan Akemon and Staci (Huff) Akemon - Bontrager. She loved music.
She was preceded in death by four great-grandfathers, Michael Foist, Wallace Floyd, Robert Akemon and Wilmer Hoene and two great-grandmothers, Esther Akemon and Mabel Hoene.
Survivors include mother, Staci Akemon - Bontrager of Scottsburg; her father & stepmother, Shawn &  Pamela Akemon of Scottsburg; two brothers, Malachi & Hunter Akemon both of Scottsburg; a step-brother, Xavier Beatrice of Scottsburg; her maternal grandparents, Chuck & Susan Huff of Seymour; her paternal grandparents, Phil & Jennie Hoene of Seymour; her paternal grandfather, Robert Akemon of Lexington; her step-grandparents, Michael & Veronica Abbott of Scottsburg; her great-grandparents, Jim & Doris Huff,  Nikki Foist & Jean Floyd all of Seymour.
Funeral Service was Sunday at Collins Funeral Home with burial following in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net


DOUGLAS EUGENE RONEY, of Terre Haute, formerly of Salem, died Thursday, February 27 at Signature Health Care in Terre Haute.
He was born April 1, 1936 in Washington County, Indiana the son of George and Sarah Sparks Roney. He was a retired mechanic for Happs Airport and Ooley Brothers Body Shop. He was an Army, Air Force and National Guard veteran. He was a member of Blue River Masonic Lodge #457 in Fredericksburg, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He is survived by his wife, Judy Dare Bryant Roney of Terre Haute; two sons, Thomas Roney of Orleans and Will Roney of Indianapolis; three daughters, Deborah Roney of Terre Haute, Donna Roney and Vickie Garcia both of Lexington, Kentucky; two sisters, Bea Adams of Salem and Creta Cliffton of Kentucky, 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Roy, Louie, Noel Ray and Richard Roney; sisters, Ruby Wright and Beulah Willis and Nellie Baker and a great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2:00PM at Weathers Funeral Home. Visitation will be Tuesday from Noon-time of service. Burial will be at Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison, Indiana.
The family would like to thank the staff at Signature Health Care for caring for Mr. Roney.


JAMES C. WATSON, 79, of Salem, died February 28, 2014 at the Norton Hospital in Louisville Kentucky.
Born on February 21, 1935 in Clarkson, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Oliver C. Watson and Hester Ann (Puckett) Watson. He was an Army Veteran, he served in Germany and Italy. He earned the Medal of Honor. He was a member of the FOP Lodge # 142. He was a member of the Westside Baptist Church. He graduated Valedictorian of the Borden High School class of 1954. He worked at Tube Turns in Louisville. He was a Layth and X-Ray operator. He was an Insurance Agent for Lincoln Hills. He worked with the Washington County Sheriff's Department from 1974-2000. He was the Washington County Sheriff from 1991-1994. He was the Pekin Town Marshall from 2000-2002. He was a driver for Medi-Ride and Older Americans.
Survivors include: companion, Lorie Backus; one daughter, Deidre Jill (Michael) Elrod; one sister, Angelene (Kenneth) Nice; two granddaughters, Jocelyn and Madelyn.
He was preceded in death by: parents, one brother and two sisters.
The funeral service has been rescheduled for Tuesday 1:00 PM at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home. Burial will be at Franklin Cemetery with Full Military Honors. Brothers Robert Watson, Mike Combs and Kevin Carty will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.
Online expressions: www.hughestaylor.net


IMOGENE FAYE "NANA" MARTIN, 86, 86, of Martinsburg, died Saturday, March 1, 2014 in her residence.
Born November 25, 1927 in Pekin, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Irene (Sifers) Mull. She was a member of the Martinsburg Church of Christ, had been a life resident of Washington County and was a 1946 graduate of Pekin High School. She was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and a former member of the Phi Beta Psi Sorority. She was a former employee of the Census Bureau in Jeffersonville and was a co-owner of Billy Martins Store in Martinsburg. She married Aug. 2, 1946 to William K. "Billy" Martin, who died in 2002.
Survivors include two daughters, Connie (Donald) Martin Porter, Gallatin, Tennessee and Sandra Irene (Walker) Martin Dobbs, Haleyville, Alabama; one Son: W. M. Craig (Janice) Martin, Martinsburg; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers and twoi sisters.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 am Wednesday at Dawalt Funeral Home. Visitation is from 4 to 8 pm Tuesday and after 9 am Wednesday. Interment will be at Martinsburg Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions can be made to the Martinsburg Church of Christ 10468 South State Road 335 Pekin, Indiana 47165.


ESCLINE YOUNG, 87, Pekin, died Saturday, March 1 at Salem Crossing.
She was born November 16, 1926 in Kentucky the daughter of Nelson and Mariah Hale Smith. She was a former employee of the old Charlestown Powder Plant and Bata Shoe Company. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband James T. Young in 1996, eight brothers, five sisters and her parents.
She is survived by five sons, Leo E. Elrod (Diana) of Pekin, Denis E. Elrod (Rayna) of Salem, Dale S. Young (Connie) of Springfield, Tennessee, James T. Young Jr. of Bradford, Indiana and Robert A. Young (Nita) of Lebanon, Missouri, a brother: Clarence Smith of Barbourville, Kentucky, a sister Lois Shular of Toledo, Ohio, 11 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Olive Branch Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8 PM and Friday from 9AM-time of service.


JUSTINE NICOLE JONES, 26, Clarksville, died Friday February 28, 2014 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born on July 21, 1987 to Larry Jones and Kathy Odle in Louisville. She was the office manager for Equus Energy Company in Louisville.
Survivors include her mother; Kathy Jones of Charlestown, father; Larry Jones of Louisville, brother; Stephen Elkin, Jr. of Georgetown and sister; Sabrina Williams of New Albany, and her companion Luke Kaluzny of Clarksville.
Funeral services will be held at 10 am on Thursday March 6, 2014 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 pm to 8 pm on Wednesday and after 9 am on Thursday.
Online condolences may be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


JAMES CARL "J.C." PARKS, 30, of Austin, died Sunday, February 23, 2014.
He was born May 24, 1983 in Columbus, and graduated with honors from Austin High School in 2002. He was a member of First Christian Church in Scottsburg.
He is survived by his Parents Barry & Darlene Parks, Austin, grandfather, Robert S. Parks, Austin, his wife Shannon, and sons, Cole & Jesse Parks.
A Private Family Ceremony is planned at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin. Burial will be in New Providence Cemetery in Austin.
Memorials can be made to J.C.'s children in care of Buchanan Funeral Home.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


ALBERT M. CLEGG, 87, of Nabb, died Friday, February 28, 2014 at his residence.
He was born on June 6, 1926 in Scott County, the son of the late Carl Clegg Sr. and Ella (Zollman) Clegg. He graduated from Lexington High School in 1944 and later was married on June 16, 1951 to Edith M. Robbins. He was a retired supervisor over the Repo Graphics Branch of the U. S. Army Corp. of Engineers in Louisville and also a former employee of the old Quarter Master Depot in Jeffersonville. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WW II, serving in the Philippines, a former member and officer of the old Rainbow Strollers Square Dance Club and an avid gardener.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Frieda Close and Frances Stoffregen and a brother Junior Clegg.
Survivors include his wife, Edith M. Clegg; two sons, Marty A. Clegg and his wife Brenda and Garry L. Clegg all of Nabb; two sisters, Rose Wininger of Henryville and Betty Barnard of Scottsburg; two brothers, Herman Clegg of Mesa, Arizona and Dale Clegg of Columbus; four grandsons, Barry, Mark, Brad and Derek Clegg and three great-grandsons, Keenan, Joshua and Simon Albert Clegg.
Funeral Service will be at 11:00 am Tuesday at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Barnes Community Cemetery in Nabb.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Monday and after 9 am Tuesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Nabb Presbyterian Church or Amedisys Hospice c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


J.R. RIGHTHOUSE, JR., of Marysville, died Friday February 28, 2014 in Madison.
He was born on November 29, 1943 to John Robert and Enid Leone Bussey Righthouse in Scottsburg. He was owner of the Marysville Hardware Store, a farmer and member of the Emmanuel Methodist Church, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Trap Shooting Association.
Survivors include his wife Sue Righthouse, son; Scott Lee Righthouse of Charlestown, daughter; Marce Lynn Righthouse of Columbus, Ohio and grandchildren Natalea Righthouse and Lucy Righthouse.
Memnorial services were Saturday at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Emmanuel Methodist Church or The Otisco Charge Youth Group . Donations for each organization may be mailed to 10206 Highway 3 Marysville, IN 47141.
Online condolences may be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com


RONALD L. “BUCK” WOLFE,70, died Friday, February 28, 2014 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He was born on January 19, 1944 in New Middletown the son of Robert and Sophie Taylor Wolfe. He was a retired supervisor for the Indiana State Highway Dept. and was a farmer. He was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church in New Middletown.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Shirley Lawson Wolfe, and a brother Freddie Wolfe.
He is survived by his wife Sandra Miller Wolfe of New Middletown; three sons, Wes Wolfe and Jeff Wolfe (Carol) both of New Middletown, Steve Wolfe (Debi) of Scottsburg, a brother, Jack Wolfe of San Francisco, CA; sister, Sue Bline of New Middletown and six grandchildren, Stannye, Taylor, Jesse, Wesley, Cody and Shirley Wolfe and one great-grandchild, Lucas Grieshaber.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Friday at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon, IN. Pastor Stephen McAfee will officiate. Burial will be in Bethany Cemetery in New Middletown, IN.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home in Corydon on Thursday from 10 AM to 8 PM and after 9 AM Friday.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to his church. Pallbearers will be Wes, Steven, Jeff, Taylor, Dumont Wolfe and Billy Powell.


MARY E. NEITZKE, 66, Salem, died Friday, February 28 at her home.
She was born May 7, 1947 in Shelbyville, the daughter of LaVane “Jack” and Ellen Smith Young. She graduated from Indiana University Southeast with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and was a retired Registered Nurse. She was a member of Salem Nazarene Church.
She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Dick Neitzke of Salem; five sons, Todd Gahimer (Sheila) of Summerville, South Carolina, Matt Gahimer (Erin) of Brownsburg, Indiana, Lance Gahimer (Loretta) of Vermilion, Illinois, Brent Neitzke (Tricia) of Evansville, Indiana and Clay Gahimer (Connie) of Salem, a god-daughter: Vonda Carthy (Ken) of Salem, a brother: Mark Young (Kathy) of Washington, Utah and 18 grandchildren
.Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10:00AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 4-8PM and Tuesday from 9AM-time of service.


WILLIAM A. “BILL” JENKINS, 84 of Dupont, died at The Waters of Clifty Falls on Saturday, March, 1, 2014.
Born July 19, 1929 in Jefferson County, he was the son of Alfred and Virgie (Smith) Jenkins. On September 11, 1954 in Madison, Bill married Marjorie F. Konkle. He spent his life as a farmer and had served the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years Margie, daughter Deanna Calvert and her husband Robert of Scottsburg; three grandchildren, Marilyn (Steve) Haney of Scottsburg, William (Sandy) Bowyer of Scottsburg and Thomas (Regina) Bowyer of North Vernon; one sister Agatha Patterson of Jeffersonville. He also had seven great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Juanita Jenkins and Laverne Hostetler; and one great-grandson, Michael “Bub” Haney.
Visitation will be Wednesday, March 5th, from 4:00pm until 8:00pm and Thursday from 10:00am until 11:00am at the Vail Holt Funeral Home at 117 Holt Drive. Services will be held at the Vail Chapel on Thursday at 11:00am. Burial will follow services at New Prospect Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to the New Prospect Cemetery and envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Online messages to the family can be left at www.VailFuneralChapel.com


CAROLYN MCNEELY, 81, Underwood, died February 28 2014, Jeffersonville.
She was born October 1 1932, Bloomington the daughter of Earl Surber & Olive Curry Surber. She was formerly employed with Dr. Thomas Nehamer.
Her first marriage was to Edward Leslie Ray, who died in August 1966 and her second marriage was to Eldon McNeely, whom she married in March 1973. He died in December 1991.
Survivors include a daughter, Pamela Davidson (Jack), Underwood; a son, John Edward Ray, St. Cloud Fla.; sisters, Janice Fletcher (Arnold), Crothersville, Betty Sue Mosier, Lexington and Beverly Davis (Charles), Weaver Ala; grandchildren, Leslie Skirvin (Frank), Robert Shawn Thomas (Jean Ann), Tina Gourley (Jason), Jason Ray; great-grandchildren, Mary & Frankie Skirvin, Brianna Thomas, Brendan Thomas, Wesley Gourley, Joshua Gourley, Katelyn Gourley and Caden Gourley; step-great-grandchildren, Emillee Davidson, Ethan Davidson, Evan Davidson and great-great-randchildren, Kendall Skirvin and Wyatt Hurt.
She was preceded in death by her parents both of her husbands; a brother Thomas Hugh Surber.
Visitation will be from 9 -11 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Kimberlin Creek Baptist Church in Lexington.
Service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, also at the church. Burial will follow in Scottsburg Cemetery. Pastor Jason Johns will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kimberlin Creek Baptist Church c/o Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N 1st St, Scottsburg In 47170
On-line condolences may be left at www.stewart-hoaglandfuneralhome.com


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