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Obituaries - December 10, 2008 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008 00:00

JEANIE GOODSON CRIGLER, 51
IRENA LEE BRYANT, 39
JOHN CHAD MAYFIELD, 96
HELEN E. TROWBRIDGE, 87
BILL KENDRICK, 69
RAY BAIRD, 79
HAROLD LEE MORRIS, 78
MICHAEL ANTHONY MCCAMPBELL, 41
RUDELLE FOLEY, 82
GERALD DEAN OAKLEY, 63
EDWARD K. "EDDIE" BALMER, JR., 82
RANDY S. PURLEE, 58
ELIZABETH F. WESTFALL, 81
JOHN DONALD "DON" GREEN, 84
DALE ALTON LYLES, 85
THOMAS SANFORD, 85
FERN C. CAMPBELL, 70
EMILIA JUANITA MARTINEZ-GONZALEZ
DEA DEATON, 85
BEULAH G. BUXTON, 91
DYLLAN EMMA MAY, infant
BILLY JOE WHITE, 65
SUSAN MARIE BOLING, 58
HARVEY WARD TAYLOR, 94
CHESTER DOUGLAS, 77


? ?    ?    JEANIE GOODSON CRIGLER, 51, Salem, died Monday, December 1 at her sister’s home in Clarksville.
    She was the former owner of Goodson’s Florist and Gifts in Salem. She was also a member of Canton Christian Church.
    Survivors include her husband, Bill Cringler of Salem; step-son, Colin Cringler of Bardstown, Kentucky; mother, Janet Goodson of Salem, and a sister, Brenda Goodson of Clarksville.
    Services were held Thursday, December 4 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Martinsburg Cemetery.
    IRENA LEE BRYANT, 39, Charlestown, died Saturday, November 29 at St. Catherine Hospital in Charlestown.
    She worked as a customer service representative in the retail industry.
    Survivors include two sons, Johnny and Joshua Bryant both of Charlestown; daughter, Lillian Bryant of Charlestown; three sisters, Jean Thomas of Charlestown, Sueann Dumeyer of Louisville, and Lisa Stilger of Pekin; mother, Lillie Bryant of Charlestown, and fiancé, Kenneth Straight of Charlestown.
    Graveside services were held Wednesday, December 3 at Charlestown Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    JOHN CHAD MAYFIELD, 96, Charlestown, died Saturday, November 29 at his home.
    He was retired from General Electric and a member of the Memphis Church of Christ.
    Survivors include his daughter, Gayle Pratt of Erlinger, Kentucky; brother-in-law, Rondal Johnson of Louisville; son-in-law, Phillip Bartelt of Jeffersonville, and two grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, December 3 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
    HELEN E. TROWBRIDGE, 87, Palmyra, died Sunday, November 30 at Clark County Hospital.
    She was a housewife, homemaker, and very active in community service in her younger years. She was a member of Palmyra United Methodist Church.
    Survivors include three sons, Don Trowbridge of North Port, Florida, Harvey Trowbridge of Palmyra, and Marvin Trowbridge of Chattanooga, Tennessee; daughter, Cathy Clifton of Brandon, Mississippi; two sisters, Phyllis Holt of South Bend and Eileen Kinedinst of Plymouth; brother, Homer Stoneburner of Plymouth; six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, December 4 at Love Funeral Home with burial in Palmyra Cemetery.
    BILL KENDRICK, 69, Charlestown, died Tuesday, November 25 at St. Catherine Hospital.
    He was an avid CHS booster, a meat cutter at the old Key Market in Charlestown and the Memphis Meat Processing Plant. He was a member of the Sellersburg Moose Lodge and the Charlestown Pirate Pride Booster Club.
    Survivors include his wife, Sonja Kendrick of Charlestown; three sons, Tom and Bob Kendrick, both of Charlestown, and Jim Kendrick of Grants, New Mexico; daughter, Annette Phillips of Henryville; two sisters, Bettie Meredith and Charlotte Buchanan both of Charlestown, and seven grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, November 29 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Bill Kendrick Memorial Scholarship Fund at New Washington State Bank at 1083 Market Street, Charlestown 47111.
    RAY BAIRD, 79, Salem, died Wednesday, November 26 at Meadow View Health & Rehab.
    He was a life long farmer and a Deacon and former Pastor of The Church of God at Sellersburg.
    Survivors include his wife, Shirley (May) Baird; three sons, Paul “Ed” Baird of Arcadia, Carl Baird of Lanesville, and Kevin Baird of Scottsburg; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
    Services were held Saturday, November 29 at Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    HAROLD LEE MORRIS, 78, Jeffersonville, died Thursday, November 27 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    He was a retired truck driver for Smith Transfer and a member of the Rolling Fields Baptist Church and also an Army veteran of the Korean War.
    Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Doyle Morris of Charlestown; son, Patrick Morris of Jeffersonville; three brothers, Robert Morris of Mt. Vernon, Illinois, Arthur Morris of Clarksville, and Philip Morris of New Albany; three sisters, Ruth Houser of Jeffersonville and Dorothy Jenkins and Jerry Sue Morris, both of Clarksville, and three grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, December 1 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in the Charlestown Cemetery.
    Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hosparus of Southern Indiana.
    MICHAEL ANTHONY MCCAMPBELL, 41, New Salisbury, died Wednesday, November 26 at his home.
    He was a U.S. Navy veteran and graduate of Lanesville High School.
    Survivors include his son, Michael James McCampbell of Kingston, Rhode Island; mother, Sandra K. McCampbell of Palmyra; father, James E. McCampbell Jr. of New Salisbury; two bothers, James E. McCampbell of Elizabeth and Chris McCampbell of Redondo Beach, California.
    Services were held Wednesday, December 3 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.
    RUDELLE FOLEY, 82, Clarksville, died Friday, November 28 at her residence.
    Private graveside services were held Saturday, November 29 at Charlestown Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    GERALD DEAN OAKLEY, 63, Charlestown, died Monday, December 1 at Veterans Hospital in Louisville.
    He was a mechanic for Traders Auto World in Charlestown and an Army, Air Force, and Marine veteran of the Vietnam War. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 335 and the VFW Post 1427 in Charlestown.
    Survivors include two daughters, Melissa Oakley of Clarksville and Wendy Lutz of Charlestown; two sons, Aaron Oakley of Clarksville and William Oakley of New Salisbury; brother, Danny Oakley of Charlestown; two sisters, Wanda Bower of New Washington and Patricia Nofsinger of Horse Cave, Kentucky, and eight grandchildren.
    Graveside services were held Friday, December 5 at Charlestown Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    EDWARD K. “EDDIE” BALMER, JR., 82, Floyds Knobs, died Tuesday, December 2 at Sellersburg Health and Rehabilitation Center.
    He was a U.S. Navy veteran, a retiree from International Harvester, and a member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church in Floyds Knobs.
    Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Rosemary (Stiller) Balmer; three sons, Kevin Balmer of Georgetown and Gregory and Patrick Balmer both of Floyds Knobs; two daughters, Retta Patty of Floyds Knobs and Luanne Smith of Louisville; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, December 5 at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church with burial in the church cemetery. Generations Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to WHAS Crusade for Children.
    RANDY S. PURLEE, 58, Salem, died Tuesday, December 2 in an automobile accident on U.S. 150 in Floyd County.
    He served during the Vietnam War as an Airman 1st Class in the U.S. Air Force. He had been a life resident of Washington County and was a member of the National Rifle Association. He was a truck driver for Koetter & Smith Logistics in Borden.
    Survivors include his wife, Teresa (Wagers) Purlee; two sons, Wes and Chad Purlee both of Salem; two daughters, April Taylor of Greenwood and Andrea Barnard of Newburg; parents, Don & Ilene Purlee of Pekin; two brothers, Mike and Robbie Purlee both of Salem; sister, Cathy Hampton of Pekin; two son-in-laws, Jeremy Taylor and C.J. Barnard; seven grandchildren and a little friend, Holly.
    Services were held Friday, December 5 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Big Springs Cemetery in Pekin with full military honors.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Randy Purlee Memorial Fund at Indiana Bank & Trust Company, 1208 South Jackson Street, Salem, IN 47167.
    ELIZABETH F. WESTFALL, 81, Campbellsburg, died Wednesday, December 3 at her residence.
    She was a member of the Saltillo Christian Church, a life resident of Washington County, and a homemaker.
    Survivors include two daughters, Debbie Padgett of Washington and Terry Bullington of Marengo; son, John Westfall; foster daughter, Jayne Pratt of Louisiana; foster son, Burt Wright of Kingsland, Georgia; brother, Levi Hall of Salem; six sisters, Mary Elliott of Scottsburg, Pauline Mockabee of Jeffersonville, Ruth Evans of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Neva Clark of Clarksville, Barbara Morris-Nix of Jeffersonville, and Audra Payne of Salem; 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, December 6 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Saltillo Cemetery in Campbellsburg.
    JOHN DONALD “DON” GREEN, 84, Salem, died Wednesday, December 3 at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
    He was a retired dairy farmer. He was also a World War II Army veteran, member of Smedley Church of Christ and Rob Morris Masonic Lodge #282 and a former board member and chairman for Farm Credit Services.
    Survivors include his wife, Mary Ellen Chastain Green of Salem; two sons, Tommy and Terry Green both of Campbellsburg; three daughters, Donette Molck and Kristie Martin both of Salem and Kathy Dodds of Scottsburg; ten grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, December 6 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Claysville Cemetery with military honors.
    Donations may be made to Cavetown Cemetery c/o Keith Guthrie 1564 N. West Washington School Road, Campbellsburg, IN 47108.
    DALE ALTON LYLES, 85, New Castle, formerly of Salem, died Thursday, December 4 at Stonebrook Nursing Home in New Castle.
    He entered the U.S. Army in 1943 and served in the Army as a sergeant until he was discharged in September, 1945. During World War II, while stationed in England, he was crew chief on a B24 and delivered bombs to airplanes and then fused the bombs. He was in battles and campaigns of Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Southern France, and Central Europe. His many decorations and citations were EAME Theater Ribbon with 7 Bronze Stars and the Good Conduct Ribbon. When he left the Army, he returned to Salem where he lived before moving to Tell City, then to Muncie, and later to New Castle where he retired in 1984 with 22 years as a Civil Engineering Technician with the USDA Soil Conservation Service.
    Survivors include his wife, Mary Louise Stewart; two sons, Richard Lyles of Rushville and Ronald Lyles of New Castle; three bothers, Paul, Melvin, and Roger Lyles all of Salem; four sisters, Mildred Hignite of Mitchell, Wanda Rowland of Fredericksburg, Joan Myers of Columbus, and June Voyles of Salem; four granddaughters and eight great-grandchildren.
    Cremation was chosen. There were no services. A memorial service is to be held on a later date.
    THOMAS SANFORD, 85, Salem, died Thursday, December 4 at his home.
    He was a truck driver and farmer, a veteran of World War II, and a member of Westview Christian Church of Campbellsburg.
    Survivors include two sons, Harry Sanford and Donnie Haub; two daughters, Sandy Knapp and Betti Fuller; sister, Kay Meisenhelder; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Sunday, December 7 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in Mt. Carmel Cemetery near Fredericksburg.
    Memorial donations may be made to the Mt. Carmel Cemetery Fund and American Cancer Society.
    FERN C. CAMPBELL, 70, Jeffersonville, died Thursday, December 4 at Clark memorial Hospital.
    Survivors include her husband, Paul D. Campbell, Sr. of Jeffersonville; son, Paul D. Campbell, Jr. of Pekin; three brothers, Jack Collins of Hazard, Kentucky, Irvin Collins pf Lexington, Kentucky, and Glen Collins of Georgetown; three sisters, Myrtle Stamper of Lexington Kentucky and Luzetta Melton and Ruby Sampsell both of Hazard, Kentucky; aunt, Ruth Alsept of Otisco and seven grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, December 8 at Scott Funeral Home’s Main street Chapel with cremation to follow.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Hosparus of Southern Indiana.
    EMILIA JUANITA MARTINEZ-GONZALEZ, died Sunday, November 30 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    Survivors include her parents, Juan Carlos Martinez-Gonzalez and Victoria Robbins of Jeffersonville; two sets of grandparents, Randy & Lori Coats of Borden and Ma. Concepcion Martinez Aluares & Feo. Juan Martinez-Sanches, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
    Services were held Wednesday, December 3 at Scott Funeral Home’s Main Street Chapel with burial in Walnut Ridge Cemetery.
?    DEA DEATON, 85, Austin, died on Monday, December 8, at Scott Villa Living Center in Scottsburg.
    He was born in Breathitt County, Ky., and was a 50-year member of Scott Lodge 120 F&AM in Austin.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Orpha Wiseman; a daughter, Janet Sue Barrett of Austin; two brothers, Jay Deaton of Austin and Silas Deaton of Frankfort, Ohio; a sister, Bertha Shouse of Paris Crossing; two grandchildren; and a step-granddaughter.
    Funeral arrangements are being made at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
    BEULAH G. BUXTON, 91, Scottsburg, died on Friday, December 5.
    She was born in Fowler and resided in Scott County most of her life. She was a retired employee of Scott School District 2, having served as head cook at Johnson Elementary School. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church and its Widows Club.
    Survivors include a son, Donald Buxton of Lexington; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
    Calling is planned today (Wednesday) at the Stewart Funeral Home in Scottsburg from 10 a.m. until the funeral service at 12 noon. Pastor Richard Lowe will officiate at the service.
    Burial will be in Scaffold Lick Cemetery near Blocher.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit her church.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.stewartfuneralhome.net.
    DYLLAN EMMA MAY, infant, daughter of Reed and Joann Metz May of Brownstown, was stillborn on Wednesday, December 3, at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
    Her survivors also include two sisters, Kayla Guthrie and Rylee May, both of Brownstown; her grandparents, Phillip and Helen May of Bloomington and Glenn and Lucille Metz of Crothersville; and her great-grandparents, Dorothy May of Bloomington and Walter and Elsie Luedeman of Paris Crossing.
    A private graveside service was conducted on Sunday, December 7, at Uniontown Cemetery. The Rev. Ralph Hillenburg officiated.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville to benefit the March of Dimes.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.
    BILLY JOE WHITE, 65, Austin, died on Saturday, December 6, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
    A native of Chavies, Ky., he was a retired employee of Arvin’s Gladstone Plant in Columbus. He had also worked at ITT in North Vernon for 25 years. He was a member of the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Crothersville.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Linda Sue Morris; a daughter, Jennifer Dale Huff Rogers of Austin; three brothers, Tom White and Vernon White, both of Yerkes, Ky., and Hiram White of Austin; two sisters, Ruth Boshears of Austin and Doahea Hughes of Yerkes; and four grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, December 9, at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin. The Rev. Sammie White officiated.
    Burial was in New Providence Cemetery near Austin.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
    SUSAN MARIE BOLING, 58, Scottsburg, died on Tuesday, December 2, at Scott Memorial Hospital.
    She was born in Jeffersonville and  was a former L.P.N. at Scottsburg Healthcare, where she worked for 20 years, and at the old Williams Nursing Home in Scottsburg.
    Survivors include her husband, Ronnie L. Boling; a daughter, Lea A. Boling-Perry of Scottsburg; her mother, Jean Taylor of Scottsburg; three brothers, Terry Ames of Scottsburg, Jerry Ames of Otisco and Dan Ames of Henryville; a sister, Nancy Burchel of Salem; and two grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Friday, December 5, at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Bro. Rodney Sweeney officiated.
    Burial was in Mt. Hebron Cemetery near Little York.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.
    HARVEY WARD TAYLOR, 94, Seymour, died on Tuesday, December 2, at the Lutheran Community Home in Seymour.
    Born in Underwood, he had owned and operated Taylor’s Garage and Taylor’s Wrecker Service in Seymour until his retirement in 1973. He was a resident of Seymour for over 70 years, and he attended Apostolic Pentecostal Tabernacle there.
    Survivors include two daughters, Nancy Carol Clarke and Patricia Jo Jones; a brother, Leland Taylor; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
    The funeral service was conducted at Voss Chapel in Seymour on Thursday, December 4. The Rev. Larry Arrowood officiated.
    Burial was in Riverview Cemetery in Seymour.
    Memorial gifts may be given to the donor’s choice.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.vossfuneralservice.com.
    CHESTER DOUGLAS, 77, Austin, died on Tuesday, December 2, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
    He was born in Kentucky.
    Survivors include four sons, Bud Douglas, Randy Douglas, Tony Douglas and Gary Douglas; two daughters, Sandy Douglas and Lori Douglas; a brother, Leon Douglas of Austin; three sisters, Eveline Hensley of Uniontown and Edith Corbin and Clara Linsett, both of Seymour.
    No services are planned. Staff of the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin is in charge of arrangements.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 December 2008 15:00