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Obituaries April 16, 2014 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 14 April 2014 00:00

DAVID L. MARSHALL, 65
ELMO R WALKER, 94
ANNA MAY BLACK, 88
WILLIAM ROBERT HARRIS, SR, 68
EARL WAYNE MURRAY, 88
DOROTHY ANN SMITH, 56
BRIAN MICHAEL LEE, 55
HARRIETT L. BULINGTON, 76
MARY BETH HARMON, 54
RUTH B. (KOETTER) BOOK, 88
EDITH J. STUTSMAN, 90
ANN L. ELLIOT, 72
WILLIS L. KEITH SR., 87
GARY WAYNE CAMPBELL, 58
MARY MARGARET WHITSITT CHITWOOD SAMS, 83
SHERRI LYNN (SIZEMORE) SEXTON, 43
MARY MARGARET, ZIMMERMAN, 81
CLARA NELL CASWELL, 84
WILLIAM THOMAS “WILLY T” BURNETT III, 21
LEELAND ELDRIDGE, 65
DORIS MARILYN BELLER, 86
GARY L. JACKSON, 74
MARLYN N JULIAN, 98
HALLIE MAE MCINTOSH, 75
RONALD L HIGDON, 75
GRETA KAY, 84
DARVIN WAYNE HENDRIX, 75
GLEN THOMAS PRINCE, 93
KENNETH WAYNE THOMPSON, 81
LLOYD "SLEEPY" MCNEAR, JR., 71
LARRY NEASE, 64
LOWELL O. SMITH , 82
FRANCES LEE SIMMS, 68


DAVID L. MARSHALL, 65, Deputy, died Monday, April 7, 2014 at his home near, Deputy.
He was born April 12, 1948 in Madison the son of Leslie & Kathleen Lockridge Marshall.
He resided all of his life in the Deputy community was a 1966 graduate of Deputy High School in Deputy. He was inducted in the United Stated Air Force on May 23, 1967 and rose to the rate of staff sergeant serving during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged on May 23, 1971. Early in life he enjoyed farming and later worked for 27 years as a supervisor for Gosman, Inc. retiring in November 2010. He was a member of the Lancaster Baptist Church and a member of the Deputy Alumni.
He is survived by his wife, Jerri West Marshall of Deputy, his two step-daughters, Kendra Archer and her husband, Josh of Moorefield, Indiana, Kayla Marshall of Hanover, Indiana; his brother, Steve Marshall and his wife, Beth of Lancaster, Indiana; three sisters, Linda Troyer and her husband, Keith of Colon, Iowa, Margaret Rea and her husband, Robert of New Palestine, Indiana, Sue Fields and her husband, Joe of Louisville; his grandchildren, Braden, Bryson and Breeah; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Paul & Rose West of Madison; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leslie and Kathleen Lockridge Marshall; and his brother, Tommy Marshall.
Services will be Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. Rev. Aubrey Bessenger will officiate. Visitation will be Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
A final salute and military honors will be conducted on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre by Jefferson Post 9, of the American Legion.
The family requests memorials in memory of David to the Lancaster Baptist Church, contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
On-line condolences may be left at www.morgan-nay.com.


ELMO R WALKER, 94, Scottsburg died April 6 2014 in Scottsburg.
He was born May 1 1919 in Washington County the son of Willis O Walker & Hazel L Ashabraner Walker. He was a member of First Christian Church of Scottsburg; Lions Club; 4-H and bowling leagues. He formerly delivered milk in Scottsburg for the family owned dairy; formerly employed at the old Army ammunition plant in Charlestown; retired from the Indiana State Highway Dept.
Survivors include his wife, Roberta Walker, Scottsburg; daughters, Karen Schafer, Scottsburg, Patsy Smith, Memphis TN, Rita Jackson, Helena AL; sisters, Mildred Richey, Scottsburg, Vera Mae Studebaker, Logansport; grandchildren, Chris Schafer, Kim Kiefer, Stevie Schafer, Craig Borden, Todd Lawson and Andrea Nelson; great-grandchildren, John Kiefer, Evan Kiefer, Caleb Schafer, Zoe Schafer, Christian Schafer, Haley Schafer and Landry Borden.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son Gary Walker, brother Raymond I Walker and a sister, Margie Lucas.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home with Larry Joe DeWitt. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Wednesday and 10-11 am Thursday, also at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to First Christian Church or Alzheimer’s Association c/o Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N 1st St., Scottsburg IN 47170.
On-line condolences may be left at www.stewart-hoaglandfuneral.com


ANNA MAY BLACK, 88, Salem, died Monday, April 7 at her home.
She was born December 23, 1925 in Floyd County, Indiana the daughter of Hobart and Lillian Epperson Van Meter.  She was a retired employee of Brown Insurance and Dr. Crouch’s Dentist office.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Salem.
She was preceded in death by her husband:  James Frederick Black, a sister:  Hoberta Brickey and her parents.
She is survived by a nephew, Terry Williams of Connersville and two great-nephews.
Graveside services will be held Thursday at noon at Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-8PM at Weathers Funeral Home.


WILLIAM ROBERT HARRIS, SR, 68, of Charlestown, died Friday, April 4, 2014 at the VA Medical Center in Louisville.
He was born on July 28, 1945 to Robert D. and Margaret (Holbrook) Harris in Oldham Co., KY. He was an Army Veteran of Vietnam War. He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Hal Harris and Warren Harris.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel (Rhodes) Harris of Charlestown; son, William R. Harris, Jr. of Omaha, NB; brother, Dell Harris of New Albany; sisters, Mary K. Byrd of New Albany, Sherry Morris of Jeffersonville, Regina Harris of New Albany, Susan Harris of New Albany and Gloria Harris of New Albany; three grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 9, 2014 at 1 pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial to follow in the Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will begin on Wednesday from 3 pm to 8 pm, and after 10 am on Thursday.
Online condolences may be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com


DOROTHY ANN SMITH, 56 of New Albany, died Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
She was born September 14, 1957 in Jeffersonville, the daughter of Joe and Barbara Cron Lawrence.
Survivors include her daughter, Carmen Smith of Charlestown; mother, Barbara Lawrence of Charlestown; sister, Amanda Lawrence of Charlestown; brothers, Robin Lawrence of Charlestown, Leslie Lawrence of Clarksville, and several nieces.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday beginning at 1:00 P.M. until time of service.


BRIAN MICHAEL LEE, 55, died on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville.
He was born on May 15, 1958 in Madison, to James A. and Ruth Joanne Lewis Lee. He attended grade school in both Madison and Indianapolis before graduating from Brebeuf Jesuit High School in 1976. He began his career at North American Stainless in February, 1992.
He is survived by his wife, Carol Smitha Lee of Madison; his daughters, Jennifer Lynn Hall and her husband, David of Louisville, Catherine Ann Lee of Madison, and Rachel Lindsay Lee of Madison; his father: James A. Lee of Madison, Indiana; his grandchildren: Courtnee, Olivia and Jackson Hall; his brothers: Mark Lee of Washington, D.C., Larry Lee of Lexington, Kevin Lee and his wife, Patty of Madison, and Paul Lee and his wife, Paula of Madison; his sisters: Nancy Strange and her husband, Mark of Madison, and Karen Wagner and her husband, Michael of Dallas, Texas; his father-in-law, Jack Smitha and his wife, Susie of Madison; his mother-in-law, Jean Monroe and her husband, Jim of Madison; his brothers-in-law, Rob Smitha and his wife, Judy of Madison, and Steve Smitha and his wife, Anne of Lexington, Kentucky.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Joanne Lewis Lee, his infant sister, Katherine Elizabeth Lee, and his grandmother, Lone G. Fordyce.
Memorial services will be conducted on Thursday, April 10, 2014 by Rev. Troy Hedges at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive, Madison, Indiana. Friends may call Thursday from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM until the time of service at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
Memorial contributions may be made to Clifty Falls State Park. Cards are available at the funeral home.


HARRIETT L. BULINGTON, 76, of Scottsburg, died Monday, April 7, 2014 at Norton Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
She was born on February 28, 1938 in Hazard, Kentucky, the daughter of the late James and Ruby  (Morris) Sandlin. She graduated from Scottsburg High School in 1956. She was a retired dispatcher for the Scott County Sheriff's Department, also a former cook at the jail, a former member the Ladies Auxiliaries of the Scott County V.F.W. # 6582 and the American Legion Post # 234.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John P. Bulington, Sr.; a son, Kyle Allen Bulington; three brothers, Sandy, Ray and Raymond Sandlin and a sister, Ruby Jewell Berry.
Survivors include her son, John P. Bulington, Jr. of Scottsburg; two daughters, Alma Jean VanVorst of Forsythe, Georgia and Debora Long (James) of Scottsburg; a stepson, Charles L. Bulington (Pat) of Scottsburg; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm Friday at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 pm Thursday and after 11 am Friday.
Online condolences www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


MARY BETH HARMON, 54, Tuesday, April 8, 2014 after a long battle with Cancer.
She was Born and raised in Georgetown, the daughter of Paul Eugene Harmon and Betty Jean Rowley Trinkle.
She Practiced as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Autumn Woods Long Term Nursing Campus after Graduating top of her class receiving The Barbara Becker award of Compassion at Spencerian Nursing College.
She is preceded in death by Paul Eugene Harmon, Father and Donald Lee Trinkle, Step Father.
She is survived by her long-time companion John Asher, mother Betty Jean Trinkle; daughters, Sara Danielle Spalding, Amber Nicole Gray (Paul); son, Nathan Dain Ferree (Arisa); grandchildren, Kristin Ellise Gray, Ciarrah Marie Gray, Ava Kensington Schrocki, expected grandson Dain Robert Ferree; brothers, Thomas Earl Harmon (Melinda), John Carey Harmon (Rhonda); step-brothers, Edward Trinkle (Cindy), Dennis Trinkle; sister, Paula Jean Harmon (Bill); step-sisters, Lisa Williams (Leslie), Donna Smith (Dane), Laura Couch (Keith), nieces, Celina Harmon, Callie Harmon; nephews, Aaron Harmon, Logan Harmon.
Funeral services will be held at 12 PM Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon. Burial will be in Wolfe Cemetery in Georgetown. Visitation will be held at the funeral home in Corydon on Friday, April 11, 2014  from 2 PM to 8 PM and after 10 AM on Saturday.
THE Family suggests Memorial contributions be made to Wounded Worriers Project http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org  as well as Hosparus of Southern Indiana http://www.hosparus.org/.


RUTH B. (KOETTER) BOOK, 88, of Starlight, died April 8, 2014.
A lifelong member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Starlight, She was a long-time farmer in the community and co-owner of Book’s Dairy Farm.
She was born on August 24, 1925 in Starlight, to the late Julius and Elizabeth (Richart) Koetter. She is also preceded in death by her sisters, Janet Koetter, Catherine Lucille “Cil” Koerber, and Mary Margaret “Mog” Kruer; brothers, Richard “Dick” Koetter, John Koetter; grandson, Robert Wolfe; and great-grandson, Kaden Book.
She is survived by her husband of 65 years, William J. Book, Sr.; sons, James W. Book (Sherri), William J. Book, Jr. (Barbara), and Joseph P. Book (Becky); daughters, Joann Timmons (Pat), Janet Schmelz (Jim), Judy Book, Jean Wolfe (Randy), Karen Morin, Elaine Kruer (Bob), Theresa Koopman (Glenn), and Donna Bane (Terry); sisters, Dorothy “Dottie” Kruer (Jim), Elizabeth “Betty” Sprigler (“Pete”), Patricia “Pat” Williams (Ken), and Carol Caladrino (Frank); brother James “Jim” Koetter (Carol); 35 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 12 to 8 PM Friday, April 11, 2014 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany). Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 AM on Saturday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (8310 St. John Road, Floyds Knobs, IN 47119) or 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.


EDITH J. STUTSMAN, 90, died Monday, April 7, 2014, at her home, the Silver Oaks Health Campus, after a several-year struggle with Age-Related Dementia/Alzheimer’s Disease.
She was born Edith Jane Gibson on Feb., 19, 1924 to Sanders and Gracie (Hall) Gibson in Gray’s Knob, KY, just outside Harlan. Having spent most of her formative years on the family farm near Lerose in Owsley County, she, along side her immediate family, relocated to Scott County, in the Spring of 1939. She first worked at the former Roviar Shirt Factory; she moved to Columbus with her late husband Edward Ellsworth "Buck" Stutsman and worked at Cosco as an Industrial Seamstress for twenty-something years until retirement. She attended the Seventh Street Church of God for many years. In more recent times, She enjoyed taking fellowship and worshiping with the congregation of The First Assembly of God on Tenth Street.
She has been preceded in death by her parents, brothers Edward and Steve Gibson, sisters Lena Stewart and Bertha Perkinson Bradley, and her two sons Gerald Edward and Douglas Layton.
She is survived by her sister, Wanda Goodin of Austin, her daughter-in-law, Barbara Stutsman of Columbus, her daughter-in-law Evelyn Stutsman of Bedford, and her grandson, S. E. Stutsman of Scottsburg.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 Friday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick at Eleventh and Washington Streets in Columbus, and from 10:30 to Noon Saturday at Collins’ Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Funeral services will begin at Noon following straight-the-way with burial in the Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions will be graciously accepted to either The American Heart Association or The Alzheimer’s Association.


ANN L. ELLIOT, 72, Palmyra, died on April 9, 2014.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Ruth (Weber) Edlin and her son, Samuel Joseph Elliott.
She is survived by her husband of 54 years Alzo Elliott; daughter, Mary Jean Harris of Pekin; two sons, Gary Elliott of Salem, and David Scott Elliott of Salem; two sisters, Donna Edlin of Texas and Tammy (Edlin) Johns of Texas; two brothers, Andy Edlin of Texas and Timmy Edlin of Texas.


WILLIS L. KEITH SR., 87, Retreat, IN, died Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at his home.
Born February 19, 1927 in Jennings County, he was the son of William Thomas and Bessie (Lewis) Keith.
He served in the United States Army Air force and was a member of Cana United Methodist Church where he fulfilled the position as church trustee for many years, served eight years on the Crothersville Community School Board, was a former democrat precinct committeeman, and a member of the Crothersville Senior Citizens. On May 9, 1944 he married Mary Elizabeth (Perry) Keith who preceded him in death on April 13, 2001. He retired from the American Can Company worked there from 1944-1988.
Survivors include two sons, Willis L. "Bucky" (Charlotte) Keith Jr. and Marty J. Keith both of Crothersville, two daughters, Connie L. (Jack) Napier of Austin, Tonna S. (David) Runge of Crothersville, seven grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, one sister, Wilda Jean (Marshall) Terrell of Flatrock.
He was preceded in death by, three sisters, Mabel Page, Mildred Hildreth, LaVerne Barrett, and one brother, Lewis Keith.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Friday, April 11, 2014 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, with burial to follow at Cana Cemetery.
Visitation is Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and after 10:00 AM on Friday both at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to Cana Cemetery c/o Adams Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.adamsfuneralhomeonline.com.


GARY WAYNE CAMPBELL, 58, of Scottsburg, died Tuesday, April 8, 2014 in Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
He was born February 28, 1956 in Scottsburg.
Survivors include his wife, Bessie Campbell, Scottsburg; sons, Damon Wayne Campbell, Seymour, Matthew Campbell, Louisville; his parents, Damon & Donna Campbell, Scottsburg; daughters, Breana Campbell, Austin, and Carly Thomas, Louisville; sisters, Shelly( Rick) Rangel, Salem and Theresa (Ronnie) Decker, Scottsburg; granddaughters, Cheyenne Campbell and Zella Thomas.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Andrew Campbell.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 am Friday, April 11, 2014 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, with Rev. Mark Wooten officiating. Visitation will be 4 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.


MARY MARGARET WHITSITT CHITWOOD SAMS, 83, Hanover, formerly of Kent died Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at King's Daughters' Hospital, Madison.
She was born September 16, 1930 in Kent, the daughter of Hiram & Gladys Jean Cooperider Whitsitt. She was raised in Jefferson County near Kent and was a 1948 graduate of Hanover High School. She owned and operated Chitwood Upholstery near Kent for 20 years. She was raised in the Kent Christian Church and after she was married was a member of the Kent United Methodist Church and served in the United Methodist Women's Organization.
She is survived by her son, Jack Allen Chitwood and his wife, Anita of Hanover; three daughters, Sara Crafton and her husband, Brian of Hanover, Paula McMannis and her husband, Dennis of Lexington, Susan Hoagland and her husband, Larry of Hanover; two sisters, Joann Cope of Traverse City, Michigan, Emma Lou Mallet of Arnold, Missouri; her grandchildren, Tim (Michelle), Tanya (Greg), Heather, Jeremy, Amanda (Roger), Brett (Courtney), Brady, Brynen, Katryina & Hope; her great-grandchildren, Makayla, Makenzie, Chase, Destiny, Aaron, Tyler, Kahlan, Ethan, Caleb, Ashleigh, Corbin, Caden, Alyssa, Jordan, Hannah, Logan, Dillion, Hailey & Joshua; her great-great-grandson, Isaiah; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Hiram Whitsitt died in 1983 and Gladys Jean Cooperider Whitsitt died in 1982; first husband of 38 years, Foster Martin "Jack" Chitwood, died August 6,1986; her second husband of 14 years, Leonard Sams, died October 6, 1998; her brothers, Donald and James William Whitsitt; her sister, Dorothy Cutshall; her granddaughter, Tamara Dean Shepherd Rosenbaum, died July 29, 1996; her grandson, David Martin "Marty" White, died Nov. 26, 2011; her great grandson, Stephen Keith Rosenbaum, II died July 29, 1996.
Services will be Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Kent United Methodist Church, 8282 West Kent State Road 256 in Kent, Indiana with the Rev. Chad Chamness. Interment will follow at the Kent Cemetery in Kent. Visitation will be Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana Sunday from 12:00 Noon until the time of service at the Kent United Methodist Church in Kent, Indiana.
The family requests memorials in memory of Mary to the Kent United Methodist Church, contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre 325 Demaree Drive Madison, handled the local arrangements.
On-line condolences may be left at www.morgan-nay.com.


SHERRI LYNN (SIZEMORE) SEXTON, 43, of Memphis, died on Thursday, April 10, 2014.
She was born on February 3, 1971 in Jeffersonville, to Kenneth Ray Sizemore and Doris (Lewis) Burchette.
She is also survived by her husband of 27 years, Meredith Sexton; daughter, Meredith Danielle Sexton; son, Josh Sexton; siblings, Donna Garvin, Shannon Parker (Jerrod), Kenneth Ray Sizemore Jr., Kim Franklin (Stephen), Josh Abbott, and granddaughter; Brooklynn Burris.
Visitation will be from 1 to 8 pm, Monday, April 14, 2014 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany, IN). Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 am at the funeral home with burial to follow at a later date at Charlestown Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association (15120 Collections Center Drive Lock Box 15120, Chicago, Il 60693)
To leave a message for the family, please visit www.newcomerkentuckiana.com.


MARY MARGARET ZIMMERMAN, 81, passed away Thursday April 10, 2014.
She was born on June 29, 1932 in Elizabethtown. She was retired from General Electric of Louisville, KY after 25 years. She was preceded in death by her parents James Bernard and Margaret (Martin) Shawler and her husband Rudolph Zimmerman.
She is survived by two sons Victor Zimmerman (Bev) and Jeffrey Zimmerman (Martha); five brothers, George Shawler, Joseph Shawler, James Shawler, Thomas Shawler and Ricky Shawler; four sisters, Doris Powers, Myrtle Baylor, Lillian Ragains, and Tammy Ragains; two grandchildren, Michael Zimmerman and Michelle Wyatt.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Saturday April 12 and from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday April 13. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at the Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in the Horner’s Chapel Cemetery.


CLARA NELL CASWELL, 84, of Madison and formerly of Chelsea, died Thursday, April 10, 2014 at King’s Daughters’ Hospital. She was born on March 29, 1930 in Henry County, the daughter of Opha and Nellie Webster Stickelman who preceded her in death, and the wife of Roy “Pete” Caswell who died November 22, 2006. She was a member of the Nebraska, Indiana Church of God, and the Order of Eastern Star #525. Survivors include her daughter, Delores Barnes (Steve ) of Deputy; one son, Gary Caswell (Peggy ) of Orlando Florida; one sister, Mary Whitehouse of New Castle; nine grandchildren, Laura Nell Petri, Gary W. Caswell, Jr., Sandy Kay Moreland, Todd Moreland, Lynette Anderson, Angie Sloan, Donnie Marshall, Jr., Tina Bell and Jason Barnes; 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, seven brothers, John, Harold, Samuel, Charles, Robert and Ronald Stickelman and Horace Larrabee; three sisters, Elsie Higginbothan, Dorothy Branum and Hilda Sheets.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 3:30 P.M. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Hanover with burial in New Bethel Cemetery. Visitation will be held beginning at 1:30 Sunday until time of services.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to New Bethel Church or New Bethel Cemetery Association cards will be available at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent the www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


WILLIAM THOMAS “WILLY T” BURNETT III, 21, Pekin, died Wednesday, April 9 in an accident on Highway 60 in Campbellsburg.
He was born March 20, 1993 in Salem the son of William Thomas Burnett Jr. and Susan Dyke Burnett. He was a member of Local #795, Laborers’ International Union of North America. He was also working part time for Elliott Tree Service.
He is survived by his parents, William Thomas Burnett Jr. of Pekin and Susie Burnett of Campbellsburg, a brother, Scotty Wayne Hurst (Megan) of Martinsburg, two sisters, Danielle Renae Burnett and Breanna Marie Hurst both of Campbellsburg, grandparents, Robert William Dyke of Nashville, Tennessee and Sandra K. Rickard of Pekin, great-grandmother, Thelma Osterhalph of Rockingham, North Carolina and one nephew and two nieces.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2:00PM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Martinsburg Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 4-8PM and Sunday from 9AM-time of service.


LEELAND ELDRIDGE, 65, of Austin, died Saturday, April 12, 2014 at his home.
He was born August 3, 1948 in Scottsburg, IN, to the late Wallace Eldridge and Velvia (Brock) Messer. He married Linda Sue (Steward) Eldridge on December 19, 2003 who survives. He was a member of The Scottsburg Church of God. He was a former Little League Umpire, High School Baseball Umpire and Scott Co. School Dist. # 1 Safety Officer. He retired from the Austin Police Dept. with the rank of Seargant.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Sue Eldridge of Austin; son, Gavin Eldridge, Austin; two daughters, Delores Ann Eldridge and Debbie Kay Eldridge, both of Austin; two brothers, Wendall Eldridge and Manuel Messer both of Austin. He is also survived by five grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Jeffery Lynn Eldridge.
Funeral Service will be at 11:00 am Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, Indiana with Rev. Sonny Fugate & Rev. David Richie officiating. Visitation will be after 9 am Wednesday at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Ivy Hill Cemetery, Underwood.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


DORIS MARILYN BELLER, 86 formerly of Charlestown, died Friday, April 11, 2014 at the Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville.
She was born on June 22, 1927 in Henry County, KY to Julius and Cyrene Mattingly Pollard. She was a mother and homemaker and a Baptist.
Survivors include her sons; Ben Purvis (Pauline) of Turner Station, KY, Joe Thomas Purvis (Denise) of Crestview, KY, daughters; Jeanene Rogers (Don) of Shelbyville, KY and Betty Maddox (Gene) of Campbellsburg, KY, brother; Ed Pollard (Christine) of Eminence, KY, sister; Gladys Beck of Carrollton, KY, 19 grandchildren 33 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Monday April 14, 2014 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 10 am on Monday.
Online condolences may be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com


GARY L. JACKSON, 74, of Borden, died April 12, 2014 at the Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
Born on October 14, 1939 in Borden, he was the son of Leo Jackson and Betty (Allen) Jackson.
He was a member of the Kingdom Hall Jehovah's Witness of Salem.
Survivors include; two brothers, Larry C. Jackson and Randy Brent Jackson; four sisters, Vicki Jackson, Beverly Chumbley, Jackie Coats and Phyliss Burns.
He was preceded in death by his parents and twi brothers.
The funeral service will be at 8:00 PM Wednesday at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Borden. Viewing will be from 4-8 PM Wednesday at the funeral home.
On-line condolences may be left at www.hughestaylor.net.


MARLYN N JULIAN, 98, Scottsburg, died April 13 2014.
She was born July 22 1915 in Scott County, the daughter of Otis Green & Emily Phillips Green. She was a homemaker, formerly employed at Morgan’s in Austin. She was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church; former member of Rebecca Lodge.
Survivors include; a daughter, Lois Ann Mayfield (Bruce), Henryville; sister, Eva Hobson, Scottsburg; grandchildren, Melinda Brandt (Jason), Lynne Hutchinson (James), Rickey Julian (Shannon) and Randy Julian (Kristi); 10 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Delbert Julian; son Arthur E Julian; a brother Emery Green and a sister, Vera Schrock.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and between 10 and 11 a.m. Friday at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Services will be Friday at 11 a.m., also at the funeral home. John Lowry will officiate. Burial will follow in Harrod Cemetery, Austin.
Memorial donations may be made to the New Harmony Baptist Church or First Christian Church of Scottsburg c/o Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N 1st St, Scottsburg In 47170.
On-line condolences may be left at www.stewart-hoaglandfuneralhome.com


HALLIE MAE MCINTOSH, 75, of rural Underwood, died Thursday, April 10, 2014 at her home.
Born March 6, 1939 in Richmond, KY, she was the daughter of Norman K. and Hester (Flinch) Rison who are both deceased. On May 9, 1953 she married her love of 56 years, Jasper Pleze McIntosh Sr., who passed away on March 3, 2009. She retired from Holms Industries in Scottsburg, in 2001 and worked over 20 years as a supervisor. She was a member of Henryville Church of God, where she served as an officer on the church board. She participated in the relay for life several years, was a two-time cancer survivor and stayed a fighter to the end.
Survivors include, five children, Jasper Pleze McIntosh Jr., of Underwood, Clara Ann Smith of Loogootee, Sheila (Gary) Smith of Loogootee, Lorella Hardy of Loogootee, Greg (Tina) McIntosh of Underwood, 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, four sisters, Sue Connor, Mary Hall, Naomi McIntosh, Wanda Garrett all of Richmond, Kentucky, three brothers, Norman Rison of Cincinnati, OH, Larry Rison of Richmond, KY, Donnie Rison of Louisville.
A son in law, Ronald Smith and a nephew Larry Wayne Connor preceded her in death.
Pastor Leon Armstrong conducted funeral services Monday, April 14, 2014 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory with burial to follow at Clark Chapel Cemetery, in Underwood.
Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society or Clark Chapel Cemetery c/o Adams Funeral Home & Crematory, 209 S. Ferguson St, Henryville, IN 47126.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.adamsfuneralhomeonline.com.


RONALD L HIGDON, 75, Underwood, died April 12 2014
.He was born April 25 1938, Scottsburg, the son of Lynn Higdon & Ruth Weir Higdon. He was a farmer & also worked in construction. He was a member of Zoah Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Alfonda Higdon; daughters, Dawn Grider, Henryville, Rhonda Rogers (David), Scottsburg; grandchildren, DJ Higdon, Jennifer R Deaton, Shawna Grider, Jeremy Grider; great-grandchildren, Bryson Grider, Kyiana Cline, Connor Grider, Elijah Grider, Wyatt Grider, Lillian Deaton and Giddeon Deaton.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son Dane Higdon; sister Lois Richey; grandson Ricky Deaton.
Services and visitation were private.
Burial took place at Scottsburg Cemetery with Phil LaMaster officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Zoah Christian Church or Hospice c/o: Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N 1st St., Scottsburg IN 47170.
On-line condolences may be left at www.stewart-hoaglandfuneralhome.com.


GRETA KAY, 84, of Salem, died April 13, 2014 at the Salem Crossing.
Born on October 28, 1929 in Niles Michigan, she was the daughter of Melvin C. Brisbin and Lucille (Turble) Brisbin. On April 28, 1946, she married James Harrison. She was a retired Dispatcher for the Pittsfield Township Fire Department in Michigan. She was a member of the St. Patricks Catholic Church in Salem. She was a member of the American Legion in Brooklyn Michigan.
Survivors include; one son, James Clair (Karen) Kay of Brooklyn Michigan; one daughter, De Anna (Gary) Bowles of Salem; nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
Services will be at a later date in Michigan.
On-line condolences may be left at www.hughestaylor.net


DARVIN WAYNE HENDRIX, 75, died Saturday, April 12, 2014.
He was born in Webster County, Kentucky. He was a retired Maintenance Supervisor for Jeff Boat.
Survivors include his wife, Cordelia Sue Hendrix, four sons, Bradley Hendrix of New Albany, Troy Hendrix (Kim) of Scottsburg, Richard Hendrix of Jeffersonville, and Michael Hendrix (Phyllis) of Scottsburg, two daughters, Robin Lockhart (Glyn) of Scottsburg, and Shari Whitehead (Scott) of Lexington, a sister Janice Hendrix of Clarksville, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Gravesideservices will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Jeffersonville. Visitation will be from 12:00 to 2:00 PM Wednesday at Chapman Funeral Home, 431 West Harrison Ave., Clarksville.


GLEN THOMAS PRINCE, 93, of Seymour, formerly of Crothersville, died Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Hoosier Christian Village in Brownstown.
Born February 14, 1921 in Seymour, he was the son of Glen David and Inez (Feeler) Prince who are both deceased. He was a Army veteran who served in WW II he worked and retired in 1987 from the American Can Company in Austin. Then spent his retirement years in Fort Meyers, Florida with his loving wife, Helen Annabell (Fleenor) Prince until 2002. Shortly after moving back to Seymour she passed away on March 4, 2003. They were married on August 2, 1941.
Survivors include, a son, Glen Edward Prince of Hoopeston, Illinois, six grandchildren, Alissa Melissa Stickles of Brownstown, Nikki (Darren) McKinney of Seymour, Glen David (Ellen) Prince II of Crothersville, Michael (Katrina) Prince of Crothersville, Cristin Prince of Hoopeston, Illinois, Dakota Prince of Hoopeston, Illinois, seven great-grandchildren, one brother, Ivan Prince of Jeffersonville.
One brother, Merrill Prince and a son, Douglas Ray Prince, also preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery with a Military graveside service conducted by the Crothersville VFW post #1083. Visitation is Saturday, April 19, 2014 from Noon until 2:00 PM at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association or Crothersville Cemetery c/o Adams Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 East Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47729.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.adamsfuneralhomeonline.com.


KENNETH WAYNE THOMPSON, 81, of Scottsburg, died at his home.
He was born in Shelby Co., IL on November 19, 1932 to Alva "Stretch"and Nellie Thompson, who are both deceased. He was a 1950 graduate of Cowden Community High school and an Army veteran. Kenneth and Cookie moved to Scottsburg, in 1975 from Connersvile, IN, both were originally from IL. He retired from Mallory and Co. in Indianapolis and EMB.
He is survived by his wife, Roberta Mae "Cookie" Thompson, Scottsburg, their children, David and Caroline Thompson and Carey and Rhonda Thompson, all of Lexington, Lisa Noble, Scottsburg, and Melanie and Lynn Howard, Crothersville, 15 grandchildren, Hunter, Misty, Jeanelle, Shad, Shayne, Jade, Bobbie, Brianne, Kacy, Alex, Caitlynn, Matt, Jason, Andy, and Jeff, 24 great grandchildren, 3 siblings, Eileen and Jay Smith, Cowden, IL, Pat Thompson, McHenry, IL, Dean and Marianna Thompson, Sparta, TN.
He was preceded in death by four siblings, Owen, Edward, and Walter Thompson and Lucille Wheeler.
The family has entrusted Adams Funeral Home and Crematory with Cremation service. No public services will be held. A private interment of his remains will take place at a later date at Mound Cemetery in Cowden, IL.
Memorial donations may be made to WMPI We Care, Inc. c/o Adams Funeral Home and Crematory, 110 E Howard ST, Crothersville, IN 47229
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.adamsfuneralhomeonline.com.


LLOYD "SLEEPY" MCNEAR, JR., 71, of Austin, died Saturday, April 12, 2014 in Scott Memorial Hospital Scottsburg.
He was born August 25, 1942 in Nelson Co., KY, of the late Lloyd McNear Sr. and Mary Elle (Abell) McNear. He was a retired Truck Driver.
Survivors include: Son: Ricky McNear, Austin; Son: Lloyd Estill McNear, Austin; Daughter: Vickie Stidham, Austin; Daughter: Teresa Spellman, Austin; Sister: Frances Bailey, Haines City, Florida. He is also survived by Several grandchildren, and Several great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen McNear, his parents, and 17 siblings.
Funeral Service will be at 1:00 pm Thursday, April 17 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, with Rev. Andy Watts 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 Austin, Indiana.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


LARRY NEASE, 64, Austin died April 13 2014 in Austin.
He was born November 9 1949, Austin, the son of Junior Nease & Virgie Smith Nease. He was retired from Cummins Engine at Seymour.
Survivors include a son, L. Scott Nease (Edena), Austin; a daughter, Missy Applegate (Chris), Scottsburg; brothers, Danne Dean, Austin, Leo Nease, Austin, Rick Nease, Scottsburg, Philip Nease, Hampton VA; sister, Diana Heath, Austin, Lynn McGinnis, Austin and grandchildren: Brittany Nease, Sidney Nease, Jeremy Nease, Lindsey Nease, Owen Applegate, Maggie Applegate.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Rosanna Nease.
Services will be at 11 AM Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 4 PM – 8 PM Wednesday, April 16, 2014 and 9 AM – 11 AM Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Wesley Chapel, Austin. Dan Jackson will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Relay for Life c/o Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N 1st St., Scottsburg IN 47170.
On-line condolences may be left at www.stewart-hoaglandfuneralhome.com.


LOWELL O. SMITH, 82 of Palmyra, died April 13, 2014.
He was a former basketball official working numerous games and tournaments, including Boys and Girls State Finals and NCAA College Finals. He was inducted to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame on March 21st 2001. He was also on numerous boards and committees for farming as well as the Harrison County Hospital Board of Trustees for 15 Years.
He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years Gloria A. (Pezzullo) Smith, children: Steven (Margaret) Smith, Ronal (Lola) Smith, Tami Duvall, And Joi Martin. Grandchildren: Matthew (Amanda) Smith, Michael Smith, Candy Smith, Sean (Amy) Smith, Sunnye (Joshua) Wilson, Jannson (Marnie) Engleman, Katelyn (Joshua) Turner, Allison Engleman, Rebecca Martin and Kyle Martin. Great-Grandchildren: Gracie, Gabbie, Addison, Avery, Carter, Maria, Charlie, Anarosa, Sebastian, and Lily.
The Visitation and Funeral will be at Love Funeral Home: the Visitation will be on Tuesday April 15, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and the Funeral will be on Wednesday April 16, 2014 with a visitation starting at 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and the Funeral Service will begin at 2:00 p.m.


FRANCES LEE SIMMS, 68, of Charlestown, died Saturday, April 12, 2014 at her home.
She was born on March 22, 1946 to Elias and Ada (Casey) Whobrey in Louisville. She was an outreach worker, and a drug treatment counselor.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Thomas Simms; brother, David Whobrey; sisters, Florida Roden, Anna Smith, and Betty Vestle.
Survivors include her son, Kevin T. Simms of Charlestown; daughters, Tammy Pearson of Charlestown, Tina Haudek of East Pointe, MI, Malissa Flanagan of Charlestown, Norma Smith of Charlestown, and Mary Simms of Charlestown; step-sons, Robert Simms of MO, Donald Simms of Sellersburg, and Michael Simms of OH; 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 18, 2014 at 11am at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial to follow in the Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will begin on Thursday from 12pm to 8pm, and after 9am on Friday.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


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