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Obituaries July 9, 2014 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 02 July 2014 00:00

DR. JAMES F. HUFFMAN OF FLINT MICHIGAN, 92
HENRY L. BURTON, 82
EARNEST EARL ZINK, 60
JAMES W. "BUSTER" SHELLEY, 78
DONNIE RAY DAVIDSON, SR., 57
GREGORY JOHN STRANGE, 60
SAMUEL LEVI HOLSTINE, 18
ROBERT EARL EDWARD DEAN, 73
BEVERLY ANN GOODSON FORD, 60
TILMAN INGRAM, 89
EVELYN “TOOTIE” SHUMAN, 66
EDWARD C. ROHE, 90
HELEN ZARING, 87
ROSALIE ANN KOENIG, 78
EMERSON P. "PAT" RICHEY, 60
HANK W. WILLIAMS, SR., 59
EVELYN “TOOTIE” SHUMAN, 66
JOEL CLAY REEVES, 17
RICKEY DAVID FOUTS, 61
LAMON WILLIAMS SR
HAROLD “JIMMY” GIBSON, 75
JOHN W. KING, 62
WILLIAM “JEFFREY” ADAMS, 56

 

DR. JAMES F. HUFFMAN OF FLINT MICHIGAN, 92, died Thursday, June 19, 2014 at McLaren Hospital in Flint, Michigan.
Funeral service was Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Swartz Funeral Home, 1225 West Hill Road in Flint and Elder Jay Hager officiated. Cremation followed the service.
He was born in Kalamazoo on May 1, 1922, the son of Floyd and Carrie Huffman.  His parents moved from Kalamazoo to Salem in 1926.  He was a resident of the Flint area since 1952. He graduated from Salem High School in 1940. He attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He was a Captain in the Army Air Force in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He married Martha Neal on June 9, 1946 in Salem.  He received his Bachelors and Master Degrees at Northwestern University and his Doctorate Degree from Michigan State University.
He was past President of Flint Area Council of Churches, past President of the Downtown Kiwanis and past president of the Flint Symphony Orchestra. He taught adult Sunday school at Court Street Methodist Church, where he was a member. He was a Professor for 45 years at GMI/Kettering. He was the Flint Township Trustee for many years, a faculty liaison to Beta Theta Pi and an honorary member of Junior St. Cecelia Society.  He also worked at the Planetarium as a lecturer.  He was the head of the Boy Scouts of Flint. He was the keynote speaker at the dedication of the John Hay Museum in Salem. He wrote his thesis on John Hay who was a Secretary of State to President Abraham Lincoln in order to get his Doctorate Degree from Michigan State University.
Surviving are two children, David (Karen King) Huffman, Ann (Tom) Palentyn; three grandchildren, Eric Huffman (Bethany Boehmer), Erica (David) O’Toole and Nicole (Nick) Goode; sister, Peggy Huffman-Walters, brothers, Patrick (Patricia) Huffman, Robert (Peggy) Huffman and Sherman (Judy) Huffman; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Jay Hager and Cynthia Ellard.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha, on January 27, 2005 as well as three sisters, Carrie Rutherford, Dorothy Chastain and Janice Clouse and nephew George Floyd Huffman.


HENRY L. BURTON, 82, of Scottsburg, Indiana, died on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison.
He was born on September 4, 1931 in Stanford, Kentucky, the son of the late Bill Burton and Mary (Reynolds) Lynch. He was married on Sept. 3, 1949 to Christine Wilson. He was the retired owner and operator of Burton Saw Mill in Blocher, Indiana, also a former employee of the old Scott County Stone Co. in Lexington, and the old Standard Material and Martin Marietta in Hanover.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Melvin Reynolds and a sister, Louise Gibble.
Survivors include his wife, Christine Burton; two sons, Robert Burton (Gail) of Scottsburg, Indiana and Michael Burton (Sheila) of Salem;  three daughters, Debra Shouse (Joe) of Floral City, Florida, Bonnie Burns (Rick) of Scottsburg and Linda Allaben (Greg) of Louisville, Kentucky; two brothers, Bill Reynolds of Scottsburg and Jimmy Reynolds of South Carolina;  a sister, Ruth Simpson of Scottsburg; six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
Cremation was requested and a memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Collins Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Gwaltney officiating. Friends may visit the family from 9 to 11 am on Saturday. Burial will be at a later date in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Scott County Relay For Life c/o: Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


EARNEST EARL ZINK, 60, Little York died Monday, June 30 at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
He was born December 21, 1953 in Washington County, the son of Ernest Ray and Maude Phipps Zink.  He was a former employee of Delco Remy in  Anderson. He was a member of Little York Christian Church.
He is survived by a brother, Carl Ray Zink of Salem and two sisters, Margery Ledford and Faye Cochran both of Salem.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2:00PM at Weathers Funeral Home.  Visitation will be Saturday from 4-8PM and Sunday from 9AM-time of service.  The burial will be private in Crown Hill Cemetery.


JAMES W. "BUSTER" SHELLEY, 78, Madison, died Monday, June 30, 2014 at his home in Madison.
He was born March 27, 1936 in Carrollton, Kentucky, the son of Jesse James & Jennie B. Robinson Shelley. He was raised in Jefferson County and was a 1956 graduate of Central High School. He was raised in the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church near Canaan. He was inducted into the United States Army during the Korean War and was honorably discharged from Fort Leonard Wood. He worked early in life at Reliance Electric, Randall Company, Rex-Chainbelt and the Proving Ground. He then served as the assistant manager for Gateway in Madison and later for J.C. Grubb Company. He had last worked part time for the Sunrise Golf Coarse for 11 years. He was a member of the Indian-Kentuck Baptist Church near Canaan for 17 years and was now a member of the North Madison Bapitst Church. He had held membership in the Madison Elks Lodge No. 524.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 43 years, Wanda J. Lamb Shelley of Madison; his daughter, Cindy and her husband Bill Austin of Madison; two sons, Brian Shelley of Carmel, Greg Shelley and his wife Tisa of Indianapolis; two step-daughters, Teresa Grayson of Madison, Tonya Chambers and her husband Bill of Madison; his grandchildren, Dane, Grant, Eric, Alex, Shaun, Seth, Jacob, and Nate; his great-grandson, Eli; his mother in law, Ethel L. Parker Lamb of Madison; two brothers, Harry Shelley and his wife, Leanna of Madison, Ralph Shelley and his wife, Barbara of Madison; his sister, Grace Lee and her husband, Emerson of Canaan, Indiana; seven sisters-in-law and brothers in laws, Delma and Robert Harmon of Columbus, Lisa and Charles Ward of Milton, Kentucky, Ronald and Velena Lamb of Austin, Karlyn and Janet Lamb of Lexington, Indiana, Gary and Donna Lamb of Madison, Lloyd and Pam Lamb of Madison, Gavin and Marianna Lamb of Denton, Texas; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jesse James Shelley, who died March 8, 1992; his mother, Jennie B. Robinson Shelley, who died December 22, 1982; his brother, Carroll Thomas Shelley and his father-in-law, Everett J. Lamb, who died Jan. 1, 2012.
Services, which were officiated by Karlyn Lamb, were private at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. Interment followed at Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1415 North Gate Road Madison.
The family requests memorials in memory of James to the X-Link Retinitis Pigmentosis Foundation, contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
On-line condolences may be left at www.morgan-nay.com.


DONNIE RAY DAVIDSON, SR., 57, of North Vernon, died Sunday, June 29, 2014 at St. Vincent Jennings Hospital.
He was born on November 7, 1956 to John Henry and Alice Gayle (Collins) Davidson in Leslie Co., KY. He was a self-employed mechanic.
Survivors include his son, Donnie Ray Davidson, Jr. of Louisville; daughter, Betty Rose Baker of Louisville; mother, Alice Morrison of Winter Garden, FL; brother, Aaron Davidson of Ocee, FL; sisters, Faye Partin of Talking Rock, GA, Carolyn Hicks of Winter Haven, FL, Betty Sue Jackson of Charlestown, Marietta Middlebrook of Jeffersonville, Barbara Harrison of Winter Garden, FL, and Linda Glisson of Winter Garden, FL; a daughter who he raised, Monica Cooper of Anchorage, AK; companion, Diane Watkins of North Vernon and 12 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 2 pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington, with burial to follow in the Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will begin after 11am on Thursday till the time of the service.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


GREGORY JOHN STRANGE, 60, of Palmyra, died July 4, 2014 at his residence.
Born on September 3, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois, he was the son of Wesley Strange and Eleanor (Larson) Strange. He was a Marine Veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Simone (Pearlman) Strange, and son Gregory John Strange Jr.
Services will be private.
On-line condolences may be left at www.hughestaylor.net.


SAMUEL LEVI HOLSTINE, 18, Salem, died Tuesday, July 1 in an accident on State Road 160.
He was born January 12, 1996 in Fayetteville, Tennessee the son of Mike Holstine and Stacy Nicholson.
He is survived by his mother, Stacy Nicholson of Salem; two sisters, Jamie Burlington of Campbellsburg and Amanda Godfrey of Salem; grandparents, Greg and Katie Nicholson and Margie Wingler; nephews, Lennon Godfrey and Jackson Fourman and a niece, Lilly Wills.
He was preceded in death by his father, Mike Holstine and grandparents, Kenneth and Janet Holstine.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 5:00PM at American Legion with Bob Holler officiating.


ROBERT EARL EDWARD DEAN, 73, of Salem, passed away on July 4, 2014 at the Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He was born on October 19, 1941 in Chevrolet, Kentucky. He was formerly employed at Salem Poultry. He was a Retired Self-Employed Truck Drive. He was a member of the Underwood Baptist Church. He was a member of the Salem Masonic Lodge #21, York Rite, Eagles, and the Kentucky Colonels.
Survivors include four sons, Carl Edward Dean, Jackie Lynn Dean, Ralph Earl Dean, and Robert Eddie Dean all of Salem; two daughters, Dawn Marie Soto and Serenda Ellen Gilstrap both of Salem; one brother, Jack Dean of Indianapolis and 21 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; former wife, Daisy Mae (Bowling) Harris.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl Dean and Minnie Forence Dean; step mother, Mary Dean; two grandchildren, Robert Dean Jr. and Angel Marie Soto.
The funeral service will be at 1:00 PM Monday at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem. Viewing will be from 4-8 PM Sunday and from 11:00 AM Monday until time of service at the funeral home. There will be a Masonic Service at 7:00 PM on Sunday. Bro. Danny Jewell will officiate. Burial will be at Franklin Cemetery.
Online expressions may be left at www.hughestaylor.net


BEVERLY ANN GOODSON FORD, 60, Pekin died Friday, July 4 at Jewish Hospital.
She was born January 31, 1954 in Pekin, the daughter of Daniel and Suzanne Rust Sorrels. She was an employee of Tri-mac in Campbellsburg and a member of Canton Christian Church.
She is survived by her husband, Leon Ford; a son, Tommy Goodson (Laura) of Pekin; a daughter, Lori Farris (Shawn) of Pekin; a step-daughter, Teresa Pittman (David) of Pekin; three brothers, Danny Sorrels of Salem, Jerry Sorrels of Columbus, and Calvin Sorrels of Salem, three sisters, Betty Pluris of Columbus, Becky Sudan McMartin of Salem and Lynn Bickel of Louisville, Kentucky and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Jim, Dwight and Allen Ray Sorrels.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 6:00PM at Weathers Funeral Home. Cremation will follow. Visitation will be Thursday from 1-6PM.


TILMAN INGRAM, 89, Salem, died Friday, July 4, 2014 at Meadow View Health Care and Rehab.
He was born June 26, 1925 in Owsley County, Kentucky the son of Marlin and Nellie Baker Ingram. He was a retired logger.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Ingram. They were married August 24, 1946. He was also preceded in death by a son, David Ingram; a daughter, Linda Ingram, two sisters, Oma Brambel and Delia Wilfong; a half brother, Jim Ingram; two half sisters, Betty Jo Railey and Bonnie Jean Ors; a grandson and a great-grandchild.
He is survived by two sons, Lonnie Ingram (Pam) and Wilton L. Ingram both of Salem; a daughter, Sandy Gross (Bob) of College Station, Texas; two half sisters, Mary Alice Huckleberry and Joyce Ann Brewer; 12 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1:00PM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Scottsburg Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-8PM and Wednesday from 9AM-time of service.


EVELYN “TOOTIE” SHUMAN, 66 of Charlestown died Thursday July 3, 2014 at Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville.
She was born on August 27, 1947 in Jeffersonville, to Charles and Helen Houchens Nash. She was a former housekeeper and attended Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Charlestown. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother Robert Eugene Nash.
She is survived by her husband; Blair Shuman, Jr., daughter; Gina L. Hodge of Charlestown, sons; Eric L. Pryor of Scottsburg, and Brett W. Shuman of Hanford, CA., brothers; Barkley Nash of Sarasota, FL, Randy and Paul Nash both of Charlestown, sister; Joan K. Herman of Gilbertsville, KY, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday July 9, 2014 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Old Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 pm to 8 pm on Tuesday and after 9 am on Wednesday.
Online condolences may be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com


EDWARD C. ROHE, 90, of Salem, died Thursday, July 3 at Salem Crossing.
He was born November 29, 1923 in Louisville, the son of Bernard and Marie Hodges Rohe. He was a retired employee of Brown and Forman Distilleries. He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Salem and a World War II Army veteran.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertie Rohe on July 19, 2013. He was also preceded in death by an infant son, three brothers, Jimmy, Anthony and Joseph Rohe and his parents.
He is survived by his son, Michael Rohe of Salem; a sister, Doris Carr of Louisville, Kentucky, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral mass will be held Wednesday at 11:00AM at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Salem with Father Louis Manna officiating. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-8PM and Wednesday from 9-10:30AM at Weathers Funeral Home. A prayer service will be held Tuesday at 5PM during visitation.


HELEN ZARING, 87, of Elizabethtown, Indiana, died on Friday, July 4, 2014 at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus.
She was born on November 9, 1926 in Washington County, Indiana, the daughter of the late Jeptha and Rosa (Hopkins) McCleery. She was married Oct. 9, 1944 to Howard J. Zaring, who preceded her in death on April 2, 2007. She was retired from the Four Seasons Retirement Home in Columbus, Indiana, was a member of the Elizabethtown Christian Church and a former member of the old War Mothers Association Chapter # 105 in Elizabethtown, Indiana.
She was preceded in death by six brothers, Harry, John, Ralph, Robert Dale, Ray and Everett McCleery and four sisters, Ella Scifres, Minnie Zaring, Bessie Henline and Kathleen Gater.
Survivors include two sons, Billy Zaring (Susan) of Columbus, and Bruce A. Zaring (Tammy) of Taylorsville, Indiana; two daughters, Joyce Hale of Indianapolis and Phyllis J. Parks (Roger) of Idlewood, Tennessee; a sister, Juanita Ross of Columbus; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Gater Cemetery in Washington County. Visitation will be 5 to 7 pm Tuesday and after noon Wednesday.
Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


ROSALIE ANN KOENIG, 78, of Nabb, formerly of Cazenovia, New York, died on Friday, July 4, 2014.
She grew up in Valley Stream on Long Island and was a graduate of SUNY at Oswego, New York. She was a retired teacher and the former owner of Historic House Gallery in Tupper Lake, New York. She was an artist that was incredibly talented with embroidery and tapestry work. She was born on June 25, 1936 to the late William and Rosalie (Kurtz) Koenig.
She was also preceded in death by her brother, William Koenig; and granddaughter, Jillian Charlet.
She is survived by her children, Kimberly A. McFadden (Michael, Sr.), Kirk M. Beswick (Susan), Koreen T. Waz (Daniel); grandchildren, Kiera Charlet, Brandon Beswick (Tiffany), Colin Beswick (Cassie), Selena Beswick, Kaitlyn Waz; and great-grandsons, Michael and Gabriel Beswick.
Visitation will be from 10 AM to 12 PM on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany, Indiana). Her Funeral Service will be at Noon Tuesday at the funeral home with burial to follow at Charlestown Cemetery in Charlestown, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Maryknoll Lay Missionaries (PO Box 307, Maryknoll, NY 10545) or the Jillian Charlet Memorial Scholarship Fund (c/o New Washington State Bank, 402 E. Main Street, New Washington, IN 47162). To leave a message for the family, please visit our website at www.newcomerkentuckiana.com.


EMERSON P. "PAT" RICHEY, 60, of Scottsburg, died on Wednesday, July 2, 2014.
He was born on August 25, 1953 in Scottsburg, the son of the late Emerson Lee and Charlotte M. (LaMaster) Richey. He was a graduate of Scottsburg High School Class of 1971. He was a retired supervisor for Morgan Foods in Austin, where he worked for 30 years, also a self employed handyman and a part time cook at the American Legion Post # 234 in Scottsburg. HE was a member of the Scaffold Lick Baptist Church in Blocher, Indiana, a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post # 234, Moose Family Center # 2324, volunteered as Santa Claus for many local organizations and was a self ordained minister.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother and sister, Mark and Deborah Rae Richey.
Survivors include his wife, Sherry L. (Malott) Richey; a son, Patrick Richey of Seymour; a daughter, Shawna Hurt of Scottsburg; three brothers, Henry M. Richey (Shirley) of Paris Crossing, Larry D. Richey (Barbara) of Lexington, and Rex A. Richey (Sharon) of Scottsburg; two sisters, Donna R. Lizenby and Dianne L. Hahn both of Scottsburg, and six grandchildren, Erica (Richey) Jennings, Alanna, Patricia and Cody Richey, Karlee and Kalee Hurt.
Graveside Service was Sunday, July 6, 2014 at Old Ox Cemetery in Scott County, Indiana.
Memorial Contributions may be sent to the family to help with expenses c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, Indiana.
Online condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


HANK W. WILLIAMS, SR., 59, Charlestown, died Thursday July 4, 2014 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
He was born on August 10, 1954 in Madison, and was a carpenter and member of the Pleasant Ridge First Church of God in Charlestown.
Survivors include his children, Malinda Vibbert, Rebecca and Misty Williams and Tiffany Paiz and Hank Williams, JR all of Charlestown, mother and step-father; Marguerite and Delmas Hutchinson of Charlestown, brothers; Russell L. Williams of Leitchfield, KY, Jasper R. Williams of Corydon and Rocky R. Williams of Charlestown, Sister, Ruth Willey of Charlestown and 16 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be after 1 p.m. on Wednesday.
Online condolences may be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com


EVELYN “TOOTIE” SHUMAN, 66 of Charlestown died Thursday July 3, 2014 at Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville.
She was born on August 27, 1947 in Jeffersonville, to Charles and Mattie Houchens Nash. She was a former housekeeper and attended Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Charlestown. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother Robert Eugene Nash.
She is survived by her husband; Blair Shuman, Jr., daughter; Gina L. Hodge of Charlestown, sons; Eric L. Pryor of Scottsburg and Brett W. Shuman of Hanford, CA., brothers; Barkley Nash of Sarasota, FL, Randy and Paul Nash both of Charlestown, sister; Joan K. Herman of Gilbertsville, KY, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday July 9, 2014 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Old Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 pm to 8 pm on Tuesday and after 9 am on Wednesday.
Online condolences may be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com


JOEL CLAY REEVES, 17, of Salem, died July 1, 2014.
Survivors include his father, David Clay Reeves; mother, Joella Reeves; two sisters, Kim Hobson, and Keri Arthur.
The memorial service was Sunday July 6, 2014 at the Mt. Hebron Church east of Salem. Rodney Sweeney officiated.
Online expressions may be made at www.hughestaylor.net.


RICKEY DAVID FOUTS, 61, of Lexington, died on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at his residence.
He was born on May 5, 1953 in Scottsburg, the son of the late Corbin and Edith (Abbott) Fouts and graduated from Scottsburg High School in 1971. He was a retired tool and die maker for Seymour Housewares in Seymour, retiring in 2013 after 37 years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, a member of the American Legion Post # 234 and the National Rifle Association.
Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Bonnie (Neal) Fouts; a daughter, Angie Seals and her husband Richard of Lexington, Kentucky; a son, Tyler Fouts and his wife Jenny of Scottsburg; two sisters, Connie Carr and her husband Todd and Sherry Miles and her husband Bobby all of Lexington, Indiana; a brother, Cobie Fouts of Lexington and three granddaughters, Peyton and Ashton Wyatt and Lola Fouts.
Funeral Service will be at 1:00 pm Monday, July 7, 2014 at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Lexington Cemetery. Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Sunday and after 9 am Monday.
Online condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


LAMON WILLIAMS SR, of Charlestown, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Hillcrest Village in Jeffersonville.
He was born on Jan 27, 1926 to Hardy and Ruthie Powers Williams in Lebanon, Kentucky.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret F. Grimes Williams of Charlestown; sons, Ernie L. Williams of Charlestown, and Laymon Williams Jr. (Sandra K.) of Charlestown; daughter Janet L. Welch of Jeffersonville; sister Juanita McGraw of Louisville, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son Michael Williams.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday July 8, 2014 at 1PM at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial to follow in Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday from 3-8PM and again on Tuesday beginning at 9am.
Online condolences can be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com


HAROLD “JIMMY” GIBSON., 75, of Austin, died Friday, June 20, 2014 at his home.
Born August 16, 1938 in Cumberland, Kentucky, he was the son of Harrison and Martha (Gross) Gibson who both deceased. He worked as an over the road truck driver for Pegasus Trucking, he served in the United States Air Force and National Guard, was a member of Mt. Paron Hill Street Baptist Church, he served as an assistant pastor at Hill Street Baptist Church and served as a deacon. He was the author of the book he wrote and published, “Settling Mars.”
On April 26, 1958 in Crothersville, he married B. Jean (Francis) Gibson who survives in Austin.
Other survivors include five children, Vivian (Robert) Stidham of Scottsburg, Diana Gibson of Clarksville, Timothy Gibson of Scottsburg, Lisa Manuel of Seymour, and Kimberly Gibson of Clarksville, seven grandchildren, Sabrina (Stidham) & spouse James Vires of Scottsburg, Chase Stidham of Scottsburg, Justin Gibson of New Albany, Cory Gibson of Scottsburg Dustin Mullins & spouse Missy of Corydon, Ky, and Cody Manuel of Mitchell, five great-grandchildren, two brothers, Virgil (Carol) Gibson of Franklin, Ohio and Tommy (Debbie) Gibson of Austin.
He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Laura Rose Gibson, three brothers, Oscar “Jimbo” Gibson, Clinton Gibson, and Omer Gibson.
Funeral services were Monday, June 23, 2014 at Adams Funeral Home and Crematory in Crothersville, with burial at Wesley Chapel Cemetery.
Memorial donations can be given to the family who will designate to the families wishes at a later date. Online condolences may be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.


JOHN W. KING, 62, Salem, died Tuesday, July 1 at St. Vincent Hospital in Salem.
He was born April 8, 1952 in Salem, the son of Frank and Florence Jo Seltzer King. He was a retired employee of Crane Builders and had previously worked in Human Resources for 25 years at Caesers Indiana, United Technologies, AvNet, and Salem Community Schools as Safety Tranportation Director. He graduated from Indiana University Bloomington with a degree in Business Administration. He was a member of Posey Chapel Church, Livonia Conservation Club and NRA.
He is survived by his wife, Karen Crane King. They were married December 31, 1976. He is also survived by two daughters, Rachel King of Salem and Laura King of Fairfield, California.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Dale King in 2012 and Larry A. King in 1973 and his parents.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11:00AM at Posey Chapel Church. Burial will follow in Posey Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation will be Monday from 4-8PM at Weathers Funeral Home and Tuesday from 9AM-time of service at the church.


WILLIAM “JEFFREY” ADAMS, 56, of Charlestown, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at his home.
He was born on March 22, 1958 to Laverne and Shirley (Kinser) Adams in Jeffersonville.
Survivors include his wife, Sondra (Hensley) Adams of Charlestown; sons, Travis Adams (Cassie) of Pepperell, MA, Edward Adams of Charlestown, and Joseph Adams of Charlestown; father, Laverne Adams of Otisco; sister, Letha May of Scottsburg; brother, Tim Adams of Otisco; grandchildren; Lindy Adams, William Adams, and Anna Leigh Adams.
Memorial Visitation will be on Monday July 7, 2014 from 6-8 pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown.


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