J. M. DUFF, 60
TERESA KAHL POULTER, 63
RAYMOND H. BARRON, JR., 68
RUBY A. MILLER FULTZ, 95
DAVID M. BRUNMEIER, 29
MARGARET ANN BAKER, 90
DAVID RAY HENSLEY, 52
CHARLES (BUD) ALBERT ABRAHAM, 89
ROBERT D. HOGAN, 82
J. C. RICHARDSON, 929
RAYMOND M. “CORKY” HUNT JR., 69
VERN ALBERTSON, 62
EDNA M HARBOLD, 84
IDA MAY BAIRD, 81
ELIZABETH JOAN (DIDAT) “BETTY JO” TUCKER, 719
DORIS GILL, 92
BONNIE MAY ROBERTSON, 84
STACY R. GOODE, 40
ROBERT B. "BOB" WATTS
VERDIE "BIG V" MAY, 64
DAVID W. BAKER, 53
SHARRON GLADYS SMITH BECKETT COOK
J. M. DUFF, 60, of Seymour, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus, Indiana.
He was born October 10, 1953 in Hazard, Kentucky, the son of the late Woodrow Wilson and Mahala (Campbell) Duff. J.M. was married Aug. 19, 1983 to Erma (Morris) Duff, who survives. He was an employee of Aisin, USA in Seymour, Indiana and loved to fish.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Lonnie Duff, a sister, Sarah Avis Allen and a nephew, Lonnie Darrell Duff.
Survivors include his wife, Erma (Morris) Duff; a daughter, Susan Crawhorn of Columbus, Indiana; a son, Jason Duff and his wife Tia of Columbus, Indiana; three sisters, Mavis Bailey of Lexington, Kentucky, Linda Campbell of Rowdy, Kentucky & Joyce Stacey of Hazard, Kentucky; four grandchildren, Jaylee & Christina White, Mackenzie & Matthew Duff.
Funeral Service will be at 6:00 pm Friday at Collins Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Dalton officiating. Visitation will be from 3 to 6 pm Friday at the funeral home. Cremation to follow after the services.
Online condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.
TERESA KAHL POULTER, 63 of Clarksville, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at Hosparus at Norton’s in Louisville.
She was born July 29, 1950 in Scottsburg, the daughter of Marvin Kahl and Helen Clapp Kahl Arnett. She was a retired shift supervisor at Clark County Juvenile Detention Center in Jeffersonville, and was a respected 26 year member of Alcoholics Anonymous.
Survivors include her daughter, Melissa McGinity Hostettler(Travis) of Henryville; son, Joe Heuser(Flo) of Woodbridge, Virginia; mother, Helen Arnett of Memphis, IN; sister, Pam Emerson of Memphis, IN; eight grandchildren, Austin, Nicole, Cam, Addy, Torrie, Gabbie, Hannah and Zach; great-grandchild, Izzy.
She was preceded in death by her father, Marvin Kahl and her step-father, Roy Arnett.
Memorial services will be held on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 2:30 P.M. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Visitation will begin at 11:30 A.M. Sunday until the time of service.
Online condolences may be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com.
RAYMOND H. BARRON, JR., 49, died Saturday, March 15, 2014.
He was born in Salem, Indiana on July 20, 1965. He graduated from Salem High School in 1983 and Vincennes University. From there he moved to Pensacola, Florida and worked at Eglin Air Force Base before coming back to Salem in the late 1990’s and moving to Bloomington, in the early 2000’s.
He leaves behind his mother, Lana J. Dodds of Bloomington; father, Stephen F. Dodds (Kathy) of Cantonment, Florida; a sister, Kristin R. Goen (Jason) of Seymour; a brother, Nicholas Dodds of Pensacola, Florida; a niece, Alyssa Goen and nephew, Aiden Goen of Seymour; aunt, Sandra Williams (Larry) of Bedford; uncles, Jeff Reed (Beth) of Bloomington, Bill Dodds (Faye) of Provo, Utah and Marvin Vonnahme of Salem.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Max L. and Mildred F. Reed, George and Belva Dodds, one aunt, two uncles and two cousins.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 20 at 2:00PM at Weathers Funeral Home with visitation from 11:00AM-time of service.
RUBY A. MILLER FULTZ, 95, Madison, died Sunday, March 23, 2014 at King's Daughters' Hospital, Madison.
She was born May 16, 1918 in Bloomington, the daughter of Crawford & Mabel Jacobs Miller. She was raised in Monroe County and was a graduate of Bloomington High School. She attended beauty school in Indianapolis and worked for several years as a licensed beautician. She found enjoyment in volunteering in the gift shop at King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison for many years.
She survived by her son, Michael Fultz and his companion, Daniel J. Stafiej of Madison; her grandsons, Robert "Bobby" Eugene Phillips and his wife, Kathy and Michael Shane Phillips; her great-grandchildren, Taylor Brooke Phillips, Kylee Jo Phillips, MacKenzie Paige Phillips, & Delainey Hope Phillips; her sister in law, Phyllis Fultz of Lexington, Indiana; her special niece, Donna Stevenson of New Albany and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Crawford and Mabel Jacobs Miller; her husband of thirty years, Robert L. "Bobby" Fultz, died Nov. 25, 1969; her daughter, Wilma L. "Willie" Phillips Little, died Jan. 6, 2003; her brothers, William, Ed, Bob, Mel & Don Miller; her sister, Irene Moore.
Funeral services will be Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 10:00 am at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. Curtis Moore will officiate. Interment will follow at Valhalla Memory Gardens, 310 North Johnson Avenue in Bloomington. Friends and family may call on Friday, March 28, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. Committal Services will be conducted on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Valhalla Memory Gardens Chapel, 310 North Johnson Avenue in Bloomington, Indiana.
The family requests memorials in memory of Ruby to the Madison - Jefferson County Public Library, contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
On-line condolences may be left on-line at www.morgan-nay.com.
DAVID M. BRUNMEIER, 29, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014.
He was born on June 27, 1984 in Madison, Wisconsin, to Dan and Tess (Gitter) Brunmeier.
He is preceded in death by his brother, Tim Brunmeier, and grandparents, Howard and Myra Brunmeier.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Lorie (Lynch) Brunmeier; brothers, Jon and Derek Brunmeier; sister, Beth Brunmeier and grandparents, Tom and Louise Gitter.
Visitation will be on Sunday, March 30, 2014 from 11 AM until 6 PM at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany).
His Funeral Service will be held on Monday at 11 AM at Wesley Chapel Methodist Church (2100 Highway 150, Floyds Knobs, IN 47119) with burial to follow at Wolfe Cemetery in Georgetown, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Tim Brunmeier Memorial Scholarship (c/o Community Foundation of Southern Indiana, 4104 Charlestown Road, New Albany, IN 47150).
MARGARET ANN BAKER, 90, Jeffersonville, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014.
She was born March 16, 1924 in Scottsburg, the daughter of the late Howard and Maude (Cravens) Craig. She retired from Independence Insurance Company after 35 years. She was a member of the Eastern Star and a 56 year active member of the First Baptist Church of Jeffersonville.
She was preceded in death by her devoted husband, Delton; brothers, Morris, Mort, Jim, Mack, Hubert, Floyd and Bob; sister, Cleona (Craig) Surber.
Survivors include her daughter, Janice Baker Hendricks (Larry) of Jeffersonville; granddaughter Leslie Hendricks Schneider (Sean) of Jeffersonville and many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Scott Funeral Home’s North Chapel in Jeffersonville, with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 PM on Monday and from 10 to 11 AM on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Building Fund of First Baptist Church of Jeffersonville, or the American Heart Association. Envelopes will be available at the services.
DAVID RAY HENSLEY, 52, of Scottsburg, died Friday, March 7, 2014 in Lee Memorial Hospital in Ft Myers, Florida.
He was born January 30, 1962 in Scottsburg, to the late Sol Hensley Jr. and Shirley (Parker) Hensley.
He was a mechanic by trade. He attended the First Baptist Church Austin, Indiana, and Outreach for Christ, Scottsburg, IN.
Survivors include his daughter Amanda Ray Glover, Scottsburg; brothers, Robert Lee Hensley, Austin and Jackie Hensley, Seymour; brother, Sol Hensley III, Scottsburg; sisters, Billie Hensley, Paris Crossing, Patricia Sweany, Hayden, and Lisa Hensley, Austin. He is also survived by one grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his brother, John Hensley.
Graveside Service will be at 1 pm Saturday, March 29, 2014 at The Spurgeon Cemetery, Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
CHARLES (BUD) ALBERT ABRAHAM, 89, of Michigan City, Ind., died at St. Anthony Hospice in Michigan City on March 19, 2014.
He was born in Michigan City on January 9, 1925. He was a World War II Navy veteran and a graduate of Indiana University. He worked at various positions in the Michigan City area schools beginning in 1949. He retired as superintendent in 1984. He then became a professor at Purdue University North Central at Michigan City, retiring in 1987. He enjoyed 20 plus years of retirement in Lexington. He did substitute teaching and spoke at Veterans Day celebrations at the Scottsburg High School.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Stein Abraham, his parents and five siblings.
Surviving are three children, Jean Ann Ewing and Mike Abraham of Michigan City, Dr. John Abraham of Edmonton, Alberta Canada, a sister, Lila Ivey of Michigan City, 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews, including brother Pat and Jerry Bridgewater of Lexington. Interment was March 21, 2014 in Greenwood Cemetery, Michigan City.
ROBERT D. HOGAN, 82, Pekin, died Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born December 18, 1931 in Orange County, Indiana the son of Amos and Pearl Mead Hogan. He was a retired self employed truck driver. He was a member of Pekin Church of Christ and Polk Township Volunteer Fire Department.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Hogan in 2011, and his parents.
He is survived by two sons, Gary Hogan of Pekin and Michael Hogan of Mesa, Arizona; two daughters, Robin Temple and Barbara Jo Hogan both of Pekin, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Martinsburg Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 4-8PM and Saturday from 9AM-time of service.
J. C. RICHARDSON, 92, Pekin, died Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 4:00 pm, in his residence.
He was born December 21, 1921 in Cromona, Kentucky, the son of the late Nate and Bridgette (Gibson) Richardson. He retired from the Indiana Hod Workers Union and was a member of Lear Hill United Baptist Church. He served in WW II as a Tech 5 in the U.S. Army and had been a resident of Washington County since 1954, formerly of Cromona, Kentucky.
He married October 11, 1947 to Mona Jean (Ashbrook) Richardson, who passed away August 20, 2009. He was also preceded in death by one brother, James F. Dotson and one sister, Georgia Anderson.
Survivors include one brother, Merdie Dotson of Pekin and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Wednesday at Dawalt Funeral Home. Visitation will be 4 to 8 pm Tuesday and after 9 am Wednesday. Interment at Mt. Washington Cemetery with full military honors.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Mt. Washington Cemetery Association C/O Bonita Kruer 440 South Gobbler Knobb Road Pekin, Indiana 47165.
RAYMOND M. “CORKY” HUNT JR., 69, Salem, died Saturday, March 29 at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
He was born February 17, 1945 in Tell City, Indiana the son of Raymond M. Hunt Sr. and Emily Beams Hunt. He was a Navy and Army veteran and a member of American Legion and member and past commander of VFW.
He is survived by his wife, Dana Bauermeister Hunt of Salem, a son: Raymond M. Hunt III (Kristine) of Camp LeJeune, North Carolina, step-son: Leslie Spaulding of Floyd Knobs, Indiana, a daughter: Kelsi Hunt of Salem, a sister: Bonnie Hendricks (Rick) of Louisville and 5 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Sherri Burgan Hunt. He then married Bettie Ann Cox Hunt and she also precedes him in death. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Donnie Hunt and his parents.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 10:30AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8PM and Friday from 9AM-time of service.
VERN ALBERTSON, 62, Little York, died March 28 2014 in Louisville.
He was born July 27 1951 in Little York, the son of Phillip Albertson, Sr. & Lula Marion Albertson. He was a farmer & truck driver. He was a member of Mt. Eden Christian Church.
He is survived by his sons, Kelley Albertson, Scottsburg, Vern Albertson,Jr., Little York, Kasen Albertson, Little York, Mikey Albertson, Little York, Christopher Albertson, Little York, Gavin Albertson, Little York, his daughters, Kassie Albertson, GA and Samantha Keown, Scottsburg; brothers, Harold Albertson, Scottsburg, Phillip Albertson, Jr., Scottsburg; sisters, Kay Black, Salem, Shirley Lee, Salem, Annette Graff, Crothersville, Virginia Laraway, Columbus, Leota Alsup, MI and many grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Flossie Denton, Doras Ellen Alsup and Anna Bell Cravens; brothers Harlen Albertson & Carl Alsup.
Visitation will be from 5-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Services will be at 7:30 p.m. and will also be at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mt. Eden Cemetery. Rodney Sweeney will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family c/o Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N 1st St, Scottsburg In 47170.
On-line condolences may be left at www.stewart-hoaglandfuneralhome.com.
EDNA M HARBOLD, 84, Underwood, died March 28 2014, Scottsburg.
She was born July 26 1929, Breathitt County KY, the daughter of Richard McIntosh & Nancy Barrett McIntosh. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John E Harbold; sons, Johnny Harbold, Larry Harbold, Donald Harbold; sisters, Daisy Burnett & Patsy Bryson and three grandchildren.
She is survived by her sons, Roger Harbold, Richard Harbold, Russell Harbold, Jackie Harbold, Jimmy Harbold; daughters, Ella Wray, Velda McMinaway, Linda Williams, Billie Jo Clements, 18 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Roy Caudell and Morton Caudell and a sister, Irene Little.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday, March 31, 2014 and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 1 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, also at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Sodom Cemetery in Underwood. Pastor Bart Smith will officiate.
Memorial donations may be made to the donor's choice, c/o: Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N 1st St., Scottsburg IN 47170.
On-line condolences may be left at www.stewart-hoaglandfuneralhome.com
IDA MAY BAIRD, 81, Salem, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 8:30 pm, in St. Vincent Salem Hospital.
She was born March 14, 1933 in Oneida, Kentucky, the daughter of the late A. B. and Catherine (Hacker) Stidams. She was a member of the Full Gospel Outreach Center and had been a resident of Washington County for the past 40 years, formerly of Goshen, Indiana. She received an associate degree from the Elkhart, Indiana Beauty College and was the retired owner of the old Ida' Beauty Shop in Goshen. She married in 1962 to Lee H. Norris, who passed away June 28, 2010.
She is survived by her companion, Ed Baird of Salem, 12 grandchildren, including Michael Lee Doyle of Rock Falls, Illinois, who cared for her and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Mike Doyle, one daughter, Patricia Price, six sisters and three brothers.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Dawalt Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday. Interment will be at Crown Hill Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society 945 North Rush Creek Road Salem, Indiana 47167.
ELIZABETH JOAN (DIDAT) “BETTY JO” TUCKER, 71, of Floyds Knobs, died Thursday, March 27, 2014 in Sarasota, Florida.
She was born on March 13, 1943 to the late Joseph & Catherine (Schindler) Didat. She loved her community and served it well through many committees like Habitat for Humanity & Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She found success in real estate which she sold locally for 40 years. She was a lifetime member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Joey Tucker; sons, Greg Tucker (Lori) & Eric Tucker (Beth); brother, John Didat (Sharon); grandchildren, Katy, Haley, Sam, Ben & Max; and sister-in-law, Suzanne Blunk.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 31, 2014 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany, IN). Her Funeral Mass will take place at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church (5719 St. Mary’s Road, Floyds Knobs, IN) with burial to follow at the church cemetery at a later date.
Contributions in Betty Jo’s name may be made to Hosparus - the Community Hospice of Southern Indiana (502 Hausfeldt Lane, New Albany, IN 47150).
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerkentuckiana.com.
DORIS GILL, 92, New Washington, died Thursday, March 27, 2014 at Hanover Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hanover.
She was born on February 14, 1922 in Clark County, the daughter of Jacob T. and Elsie Robison Dickey. She worked in the Sewing room at the former Indiana Ammunition Plant in Charlestown. She was a member of the Bethel Christian Church, former member of the New Washington Eastern Star, New Washington Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.
Survivors include her sons, Perry Gill (Shirley) of Charlestown, and Thomas Gill (Beverly) of New Washington; sister, Juanita Bray and brother, Floyd Dickey (Mary Ann) both of San Antonio, TX; grandchildren, Billy Gill, Kristie Breeding(Jeremy), Delana Doris Standiford(Doug), Sandra Newton(Billy); great-grandchildren, James Cliffton Gatchel, Kyle Thomas Smith, Shayne Thomas Gatchel, Tayler Kelsey Smith, Breeanna Newton and Nicholas Newton; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Carroll Clifton Gill; sisters, Mildred Amick and Leora Cain; brothers, Eugene L. and J. T. Dickey.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 11:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. and after 9:00 A.M. Thursday until time of service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Crusade for Children or Bethel Christian Church.
BONNIE MAY ROBERTSON, 84, Salem, died Thursday, March 27, 2014 at Salem Crossing Salem.
She was born October 23, 1929 in Salem, the daughter of the late Ralph and Orpha (Bottorff) Howard. She was a homemaker and a member of New Beginning Baptist Church. She had been a life resident of Washington County, was a 1948 graduate of Salem High School and was a member of the Salem Senior Citizens.
She married in June 1948 to Lewis M. "Mort" Robertson, who died April 24, 1981.
Survivors include her son, Marlon L. Robertson, Salem; sister, Shirley Floyd, Augusta, Georgia and three grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Grady Robertson, and one half brother.
Funeral Service will be at 10 am Monday at Dawalt Funeral Home with Bro. Scott Huffaker officiating.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 pm Sunday and after 9 am Monday. Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association P.O. Box 11454 Alexandria, Virginia 22312.
STACY R. GOODE, 40, of Salem, died Saturday, March 29 at his home.
He was born February 23, 1974 in Louisville, the son of Larry Goode and Janet Faulkner. He was a former employee of Spartan Staffing and had worked for various factories including Netshape, Kimball and GKN.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by a brother, Scott Brooks of Salem; a sister, Stephanie Cissell of Salem and his grandmother, Shirley Faulkner of Salem.
There will be no visitation or services held at the funeral home.
ROBERT B. "BOB" WATTS, 82, of Crothersville, died Saturday, March 29, 2014 at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
He was born October 5, 1931 in Uttica, the son of Walter B. and Maude (Wilder) Watts.
He was a lifelong farmer who worked hard all of his life. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War, and then served in the US Army Reserve for 14 years, was a member of the Crothersville VFW Post #1083 where he served on the funeral detail and served as a advocate for over 30 years. He was a member of the Crothersville United Methodist Church and was active in the Crothersville FFA and a lifelong member of the Indiana Farm Bureau. He was a 1949 Crothersville High School graduate and attended Purdue extension courses while working on the family farm.
On March 17, 1990 he married Virginia (Mosley) Watts who survives in Crothersville, IN.
Other survivors include, a son, Brad (LaDonna) Watts of Commiskey, IN, step children, Sylvia Theland of Yorktown, VA, Albert Chapman of Scottsburg, IN, Dennis Chapman of Seymour, John (Tracie) Lankford, Lexington, Theresa Lankford of Crothersville, step daughter, Linda (Billy) Judge of Scottsburg; grandchildren, Donnie (Suzanne) Watts of Indianapolis, Loni Watts of Scottsburg, Brad (Michelle) Watts of Crothersville and Stephanie Wheeler of Commiskey, 15 step-grandchildren, seven step-great-grandchildren, and sister-in-law, Laura Watts of Columbus.
Bob's first wife, Wanda Rhude passed away March 30, 1986. Others who preceded him in death include, a brother, Stanley Watts and a stepdaughter, Debbie Chapman.
Reverend David Schill will conduct funeral services at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery with the color guard from the Crothersville VFW Post #1083 conducting graveside services. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 1, 2014 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and after. 9:00 AM on Wednesday both at the funeral home.
Memorial donations can be given to Crothersville United Methodist Church c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 East Howard St., Crothersville, IN, 47229
VERDIE "BIG V" MAY, 64, Austin, died Sunday, March 30, 2014 in Floyd Memorial Hospital.
He was born December 1, 1949 in Altro, KY, to the late Bea May and Lizzie (Spicer) May. He retired from Holmes Industry in Scottsburg.
Survivors include his daughters, Lisa Canepa, Austin, and Kimberly Smith, Austin; sons, Dwayne May, Austin and Shane May, Austin; sister, Louise Deaton, Austin; brothers, Everitt May, Austin and Johnny May, Missouri.
He is also survived by seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents Bea and Lizzie May, bothers, Ernest and Joe May, and Sisters, Jean Hensley and Delilah Holland.
Funeral Service will be at 1:00 pm Thursday, April 4, 2014 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, Indiana with Rev. Harold White officiating. Visitation will be 4 to 8 pm Wednesday and after 9 am Thursday at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
DAVID W. BAKER, 53, of Crothersville, died early Sunday Morning at his home.
Final arrangements are entrusted by Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville.
SHARRON GLADYS SMITH BECKETT COOK, 78, passed on to her Heavenly home while surrounded by her family at her home in Montevallo, Alabama, on January 20, 2014.
Sharron Cook was born August 10, 1935, in Borden, Indiana, where she lived for 76 years. She was the daughter of Charles “Chod” Marshall Smith and Bertha “Mae” Hill Smith. She was the older, adoring sister of Ronnie and Richard Smith. Sharron graduated from Borden High School in 1953. On November 7, 1953, Sharron married Warren James “Jim” Beckett and, together, they had two daughters, Debbie and Marsha. Sharron and Jim were members of the Borden Hayriders. Sharron later married Marvin Cook. She served as church pianist and praised the Lord with music daily.
Sharron is survived by her brother, Richard Smith, 2 daughters and their husbands, Debbie Beckett RIce (Scott) and Marsha Beckett Hippen (William “Partner”), 5 grandchildren and their spouses, Laura Rice Ownby (Kevin), Leslie Rice Carlson (Nathan), Nathan Rice (Lynzi), Jeremy Wilcox (Michelle) and Amy Jo Wilcox Weber (Eddie). She is also survived by 10 great- grandchildren who were the apples of her eye:Bailey Michelle Wilcox, Katelyn Starr Wilcox, Brookelyn Weber, Kayla Ellen Ownby, Leigha Claire Ownby, Kara Elise Ownby, Livia Beckett Ownby, Gabriel James Carlson, Gideon Joseph Carlson, and Presley Scott Rice.
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