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Obituaries - December 24, 2008 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 24 December 2008 00:00

HELEN MARIE BARNETT, 78
GENIE MARGARET ZIMMERMAN, 88
THOMAS BENJAMIN EVERITT, 85
LORENE CAMPBELL HINKLE, 66
TOMMY MULLINS, 63
VIOLET W. CLEAVOR HOLLINGSWORTH, 79
ROY L. STOUT, 81
DEA DEATON, 85
JOHN DONALD "DON" GREEN, 84
ELIZABETH F. WESTFALL, 81
WILLIAM HENRY HOLLOWELL, 84
LORENA LATHAM, 94
JAMES DEWEY PHILLIPS JR., 28
ROBERT WAYNE BREWER, 53
DOROTHY JEAN FARRIS, 75
BARRY Z. LAW, 47
MALORIE BETH FRANK, 23
SAVANNAH L. BAIRD, 89
MARY ELIZABETH "LIBBY" GEMME, 68
JAMES LEO VINNEDGE, 49
FRANK SENN SR.
JO ANN HOUSE, 85
EVELYN DISHON
ONIDA LAY, 87
SAM "SONNY" STALEY, 72
SARA DANCE, 76
THEODORE "TEDDY" WILLIAM WEATHERS, 34
EUGENE W. OTT, 77
SHERRILL OTT< 75
 


? ?    ?    ?  ?HELEN MARIE BARNETT, 78, New Port Richey, Fl., died on Sunday, December 14, at her home.
    She was born in Chavies, Ky. She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in New Port Richey.
    Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Needler of Austin and Cathy Caksakkar of New Port Richey; three brothers, Carl Napier of Scottsburg, Pearl Napier of Phoenix, Az., and Jimmy Napier of Blontstown, Fl.; two sisters,
Susie Terry of Seymour and Margaret Mobley of Ashland City, Tn.; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
    Calling today (Wednesday) is planned from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin.
    On Thursday, December 18, calling will be observed from 9 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. The Rev. Steve
Gwaltney will officiate.
    Burial will be in Scottsburg Cemetery.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


    GENIE MARGARET ZIMMERMAN, 88, Greenfield, died on Sunday, December 14.
    She was born in Waltonville, Il.
    Survivors include a daughter, Linda Brackney of Scottsburg; a stepson, Stan Zimmerman; a granddaughter; and a  great-grandson.
    The funeral service will be conducted today (Wednesday) at 2 p.m. at Brick Chapel United Methodist Church in Greencastle. Calling will be observed for an hour prior to the service.
    Burial will be in Brick Chapel Cemetery.
    Staff of Indiana Funeral Care in Indianapolis is in charge of arrangements.
    Memorial gifts may be made to the Hancock Regional Hospice, 801 North State Street, Greenfield, IN 46140.


    THOMAS BENJAMIN EVERITT, 85, Scottsburg, died from injuries suffered in a fire at his home on Saturday, December 13.
    Additional information may be found in a separate article in this edition.


    LORENE CAMPBELL HINKLE, 66, Deputy, died on Sunday, December 14, at University of Louisville
Hospital.
    She was a native of Perry County, Ky., and was born near Bluegrass. She moved to Deputy in 1954 from Laurel
County, Ky. She was employed for over 20 years at Margie’s Country Store in downtown Madison as a clerk and
manager and was a member of Bethany Baptist Church near Deputy.
    Survivors include her husband, Henry Hinkle; a daughter, Karlynna Hinkle of San Antonio, Tx.; her stepmother,
Myrtle Campbell of Madison; four brothers, Don Campbell of Deputy, Marvin Olinger and James Gross, both of
Newport, Ky., and Rex Gros of Hazard, Ky.; and two sisters, Ollie Teltow of Lovette and Theresa Olinger of Cincinnati, Ohio.
    Calling at the Morgan and Nay Funeral Home in Madison is planned on Thursday, December 18, from 4 to 8 p.m.
    On Friday, December 19, calling will be observed at Bethany Baptist Church from 10 a.m. until the funeral service
at 11 a.m. The Rev. Jerry Ison and the Rev. Catrina Perkinson will officiate.
    Burial will be in Bethany Cemetery near Deputy.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the funeral home staff to benefit the Lorene Hinkle Memorial Fund.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.morgan-
nay.com.
   

    TOMMY MULLINS, 63, Austin, died on Friday, December 12, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    He was born in Altro, Ky., and was a retired employee of Morgan Foods Inc. in Austin.
    Survivors include a son, Tommy Mullins Jr. of Seymour; two stepsons, Carl Barrett of Lexington and Roscoe
Barrett of Scottsburg; two stepdaughters, Mary Stamper and Flora Smith, both of Lexington; a brother, Marvin
Jenkins of Kentucky; three step-grandchildren; and eight great-step-grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, December 16, at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin. The Rev.
Scottie Stamper and the Rev. Jeff Mullins officiated.
    Burial was in Spurgeon Cemetery near Austin.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at
www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


    VIOLET W. CLEAVER HOLLINGSWORTH, 79, Scottsburg, died on Friday, December 12, at Floyd Memorial
Hospital in New Albany.
    Formerly of West Baden Springs, she had been employed by Jay C. Food Store in West Baden. Memberships
included Memphis Christian Church. She had formerly been a member of Springs Valley Wesleyan Church, which
hd been the Pilgrim Holiness Church.
    Survivors include a son, Stanley Hollingsworth of Henryville; three daughters, Ronda Dickerson of Scottsburg,
Deborah Jones of French Lick and Kimberly Rison of Crestwood, Ky.; two sisters, Mary Frances Elmore of Darmstadt and Lois Schneck of Middlesboro, N.Y.; 19 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, December 16, at the T.L. Pinnick Mortuary in French Lick. Bro.
Dave Colbert officiated.
    Burial was in Ames Chapel Cemetery in Paoli.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the funeral home staff to assist the family.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at
www.tlpinnickmortuary.com.


    ROY L. STOUT, 81, Crothersville, died on Monday, December 8, in Seymour.
    Born in Seymour, he was a lifelong Crothersville resident. He was a retired employee of the old U.S. Shoe
Corporation in Crothersville, where he worked for 35 years.
    Survivors include a son, Terry Stout of Crothersville; and two sisters, Juanita Duncan of Tampico and Pauline
Isaacs of Retreat.
    The funeral service was conducted on Thursday, December 11, at the Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville. The
Rev. Jon Pearce officiated.
    Cremation was requested.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit the family.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at
www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.


    DEA DEATON, 85, Austin, died on Monday, December 8, at Scott Villa Living Center in Scottsburg.
    He was born in Breathitt County, Ky., and had retired from the old American Can Company in Austin. He was a
50-plus year member of Scott Lodge 120 F&AM in Austin and was one of the first members of the Jennings
Township Volunteer Fire Department.
    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.
    The funeral service was conducted on Friday, December 12, at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin. The Rev.
Billy Joe Deaton 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.


    JOHN DONALD “DON” GREEN, 84, Salem, died on Wednesday, December 3, at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
    He was a Washington County native and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a retired dairy farmer and
former board chairman and member of Farm Credit Services. He was a member of Smedley Church of Christ and Rob Morris Lodge 282 F&AM.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Mary Ellen Chastain; two sons, Tommy Green and Terry Green, both of
Campbellsburg; three daughters, Kathy Dodds of Scottsburg and Donette Molck and Kristie Martin, both of Salem;
ten grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Saturday, December 6, at the Weathers Funeral Home in Salem.
    Burial was in Claysville Cemetery following full military honors.
    Memorial gifts may be made to Cavetown Cemetery c/o Keith Guthrie, 1564 North West Washington School
Road, Campbellsburg, IN 47108.


    ELIZABETH F. WESTFALL, 81, Campbellsburg, died on Wednesday, December 3, at her home.
    A homemaker, she was born in Little York and was a member of the Saltillo Christian Church.
    Survivors include a son, John Westfall; two daughters, Debbie Padgett of Washington and Terry Bullington of
Marengo; a foster son, Burt Wright of Kingsland, Ga.; a foster daughter, Jayne Pratt of Louisiana; a brother, Levi Hall
of Salem; six sisters, Mary Elliott of Scottsburg, Pauline Mockabee and Barbara Morris-Nix, both of Jeffersonville,
Ruth Evans of Hopkinsville, Ky., Neva Clark of Clarksville and Audra Payne of Salem; 12 grandchildren; and eight
great-grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Saturday, December 6, at the Dawalt Funeral Home in Salem. Bro. Bob
Holler officiated.
    Burial was in Saltillo Cemetery in Campbellsburg.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at
www.dawaltfuneralhome.com.    


    WILLIAM HENRY HOLLOWELL, 84, New Albany, died Monday, December 15 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    He was a sawmill worker.
    Survivors include his companion, Eleanor Taylor of New Albany and a son, Donald Hollowell of Nabb.
    Services were held Thursday, December 18 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.


    LORENA LATHAM, 94, New Albany, died Sunday, December 14 at Lincoln Hills Health Center.
    She was a homemaker.
    Survivors include two daughters, Ann Chaney of Elizabeth and Jenne Wathen of Henryville; two sons, Charles
Latham of Grayslake and David Wayne Latham of Vancuver, Washington; eight grandchildren and 16 great-
grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, December 17 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown
Cemetery.


    JAMES DEWEY PHILLIPS, JR., 28, Pekin, died Sunday, December 14 at Washington County Memorial Hospital in Salem.
    He was a native of Munfordsville, Kentucky and a team leader at Koetter Woodworking in Starlight.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Jennifer K. Wilson; three sons, Brett Austin Karr-Phillips of Pekin and James
Cameron and Caleb Kyle Phillips; father, James Dewey Phillips, Sr. of Louisville; brother, Mark A. Phillips of Louisville; two sisters, Rhonda L. Beinlein and Ashlie R. Gilliatt both of Louisville.
    Services were held Thursday, December 18 at the Kraft Chapel with burial in Cosby Cemetery at Horse Cave,
Kentucky.
    Expressions of sympathy may go to his wife, Jennifer, for future funding of his Children’s Education Fund.


    ROBERT WAYNE BREWER, 53, Campbellsburg, died Friday, December 12 at his home.
    He was a member of Jefferson Township Volunteer Fire Department, a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, and a
member of Enon Baptist Church, American Legion, and VFW. He had an associates degree in Photography.
    Survivors include his daughter, Amber Hedrick of Salem; brother, Larry Brewer of Salem; sister, Teresa Winslow
of Salem, and two grandchildren.
    Services were held Sunday, December 14 at the old Sparksville Bridge. Weathers Funeral Home was in charge of
arrangements.


    DOROTHY JEAN FARRIS, 75, Campbellsburg, died Sunday, December 14.
    She was a former employee of BF Goodrich, Traveller’s in Paoli and Pantesote in Seymour. She was a member of
Saltillo Christian Church.
    Survivors include her husband, Claude E. Farris; son, Mike Farris of Campbellsburg; four daughters, Debbie Ball,
Gina Deremiah, Terri Cottongim, and Tina Williams all of Salem; brother, Larry Joe Cooper of Hardinsburg; three
sisters, Darlene White of Campbellsburg, Linda Vanlaningham of Paoli, and Rita Cooper of Hardinsburg; ten
grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, December 17 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Saltillo Cemetery.


    BARRY Z. LAW, 47, Pekin, died Saturday, December 13 at Washington County Memorial Hospital in Salem.
    Survivors include his mother, Maydene (McFelea) Law of Pekin and a brother, Robby Law of Pekin.
    Services were held Wednesday, December 17 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in Greenville Cemetery.


    MALORIE BETH FRANK, 23, New Salisbury, died Sunday, December 14 in Georgetown.
    She was employed as a marketing representative for Accent in New Albany and was a member of First Capitol
Christian Church in Corydon.
    Survivors include her parents, Robert and Robin Frank of New Salisbury; two sisters, Stephanie and Emma Frank
both of New Salisbury; grandparents, Terry & Joan Hilbert of Corydon and John & Joann Frank.
    Services were held Wednesday, December 17 at First Capitol Christian Church with burial in Palmyra Cemetery.
Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


    SAVANNAH L. BAIRD, 89, Charlestown, died Saturday, December 13 at Westminster Healthcare in Clarksville.
    She was retired from ICI in Charlestown as an Inspector after 12 years. She was a member of the First Baptist in
Charlestown and the Owen Creek Homemakers Club.
    Survivors include a daughter, Janet Baird Sutton of Hanover; son, Terry V. Baird of Liberty Township, Ohio, and
two grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, December 17 at the First Baptist Church in Charlestown with burial in Owen Creek Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Owen Creek Homemakers Club.


    MARY ELIZABETH “LIBBY” GEMME, 68, Charlestown, died Saturday, December 12 at her residence.
    She was a former employee of ICI Americas in Charlestown, a member of the North Charlestown Church of God,
VFW Post 1427 and American Legion Post 35 Ladies Auxiliary, and a former coach for the Charlestown Little League for many years.
    Survivors include two daughters, Karen Ross of Charlestown and Dana Lovvorn of Scottsburg; son, Ronald “Jamie
Gemme Jr. of Clarksville; sister, Wilma Taxes of Los Angeles, California; six grandchildren, Michael Ross of
Charlestown, Cameron and Colin Gemme of Clarksville, Julie Miller of Seymour, and Kyle and Nick Lovvorn of
Mississippi.
    Services were held Wednesday, December 17 at the North Charlestown Church of God. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


    JAMES LEO VINNEDGE, 49, Charlestown, died Thursday, December 11 at his residence.
    He was retired from the United States Navy and was a former employee of American Steel Cord of Scottsburg.
    Survivors include his wife, Misae Kimura Vinnedge; two sisters, Julia Tackett of Louisville and Linda C. Shelly of
Seymour; half sister, Catherine Wells of Mims, Florida, and a step-sister, Renee Wilbur of Allegany, New York.
    Services were held Thursday, December 18 at Grayson Funeral Home.
    Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Brown Cancer Center in Louisville.


    FRANK SENN, SR., Palmyra, died Thursday, December 11.
    He was an avid gardener who shared his fruits and vegetables with family, friends and neighbors, and was a bingo
player. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Bradford. He was a heavy equipment operator with local 181 with T/C Contracting.
    Survivors include a son, Frank Jr.; two daughters, Lil Kintner and Susan Senn; two brothers, Ed and Raymond Senn; five sisters, Lillian Jacobi, Jane Pruitt, Phyliss Gettelfinger, Rose Pruitt, and Gayle Humes, and six grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, December 18 at Love Funeral Home with burial in St. Michael’s Cemetery in Bradford.


    JO ANN HOUSE, 85, Salem, died Friday, December 12 at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
    She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church, the Western Hills Country Club, Moose Lodge Auxiliary,
and the Salem VFW Auxiliary. She was a homemaker.
    Survivors include two sons, John House of Salem and Bill House of Louisville; sister, Maxine Kelsey of Salem;
companion, Mart Ribelin of Salem; two grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
    Services were held Monday, December 15 at Dawalt Funeral Home with interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.


    EVELYN DISHON, Charlestown, died Thursday, December 11 at Sellersburg Health & Rehab Centre after suffering from Parkinson’s Disease for 22 years.
    She wrote many beautiful poems, some of those are included in her journal, “Passage In Time, A Walk by Faith”.
She made quilts for her family, loved to read and loved to cook. She spent 40 years at the North Charlestown Church
of God where she played piano, guitar, sang, and taught Sunday School. She often cooked and delivered food to
grieving families or those in need.
    Survivors include two daughters, Angela Hammons and Linda True; four sisters, Christine McFelea, Zelma Ragle,
Nancy Calhoun, and Irene Jones; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, December 15 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.


    ONIDA LAY, 87, Sellersburg, died Tuesday, December 16.
    Services were held Friday, December 19 at Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg.


    SAM “SONNY” STALEY, 72, Sellersburg, died Sunday, December 14 at his home in The Villages, Florida.
    He was the owner of Staley Business Forms in Mt. Zion, Illinois. He loved watching and betting thoroughbreds,
loved the Kentucky Derby, playing golf and watching Indiana basketball.
    Survivors include his wife, Ann Staley; two sons, Tom and Craig Staley; two daughters, Sara Eckert and Theresea
Clampitt; stepson, Kenny Ruehl III; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, December 20 at Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus or the American Cancer Society.


    SARA DANCE, 76, Yuma, formerly of Salem, died Wednesday, December 10 at her home.
    She was a librarian.
    Services will be held Saturday, December 27 at Trinity United Methodist Church. Yuma Mortuary and Crematory
is in charge of arrangements. Cremation is to take place in Phoenix.


    THEODORE “TEDDY” WILLIAM WEATHERS, 34, Floyds Knobs, died Monday, December 15 in Louisville.
    He was employed by Lee Brick & Block Company.
    Survivors include his mother, Charlotte Crow Weathers of Floyds Knobs and sister, Margie Drake of Floyds Knobs.
    Services were held Monday, December 22 at Pyke-Calloway Funeral Service in New Albany with burial in Kraft-
Graceland Memorial Park.


    EUGENE W. OTT, 77, Georgetown, died Monday, December 15.


    SHERRILL OTT, 75, Georgetown, died Wednesday, December 17.
    Joint services were held Saturday, December 20 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home.
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