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Obituaries - February 4, 2009 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 04 February 2009 00:00

CORA S. NICKELS, 85
MARGARET E. "MARGIE" AGAN, 78
ELMER D. SIPPLE, 89
MATTHEW B. HOGAN, 27
ALBERT E. SEEWER, 84
MARIE L. "MARY LOU" POWELL, 80
CHIEF JAMES F. "JIM" KRON, 66
BETTY J. HOLSAPPLE, 80
ROSCOE E. DAVIS, 69
ODETTA MAE PURLEE, 81
FRANCES E. MAY, 90
WANDA (CRANE) RADCLIFF, 83
PATRICIA ODLE COMBS, 52
ALVA L. MAUCK, 79
WILMA S. POWELL, 71
DOROTHY MAE STANLEY, 49
ROSEMARY FOSTER, 75
WILBUR RICHEY, 73
BARBRA JOSEPHINE MULLINS, 79
KIMBERLY V. "KIM" EVERETT GROOMS, 44
ALBERT EUGENE "SONNY" NIEWEDDE, 74
IRENE McLEMORE, 86
JOE SULLIVAN, 66
LILLIE MAE "CANDY" ELDRIDGE, 59
 


?    ?   ?    CORA S. NICKELS, 85, Henryville, died Friday, January 23 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    She was a member of Henryville United Methodist Church and was a homemaker and a member of Eastern Star Scottsburg Chapter.
    Survivors include three sons, Dr. Richard “Bud” Nickels of Gainsville, Georgia, David Nickels of Hanover, and Darrol Nickels of Underwood; brother, Rufus Saylor, Jr. of Greenwood; five grandchildren and three great-granddaughters.
    Services were held Sunday, January 25 at R.D. Pyke Funeral Service in Henryville with burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery.
    The family requests donations be made to Disabled American Veterans c/o P.O. Box 206 Henryville, IN 47126, or Berea College.
    MARGARET E. “MARGIE” AGAN, 78, Hardinsburg, died Wednesday, January 28 at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
    She was a member of Livonia Presbyterian Church.
    Survivors include her husband, Harold Agan; two daughters, Jana Mahan of Hardinsburg and Marsha Brewer of Salem; brother, Elmo Wolfe of Orleans and two grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, February 2 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Livonia Cemetery.
    ELMER D. SIPPLE, 89, Salem, died Saturday, January 24 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    He was a former employee of the old Charlestown Powder Plant and a retired farmer. He was a member of Kempton Christian Church.
    Survivors include a son, Danny Sipple of Taylorsville; three daughters, Janice Johnson of Paoli, Kay Keeney of Memphis, Tennessee, and Marje Campbell of Pekin; two brothers, James F. Sipple of Lafayette and Herbert G. Sipple of Shreveport, Louisiana; sister, Phyllis J. Gregory of Shreveport, Louisiana; sister-in-law, Mary Jane Sipple of Clarks Hill; 16 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, three step-great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren, and four step-great-great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, January 29 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    MATTHEW B. HOGAN, 27, Pekin, died Friday, January 23 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    He was an aquaculturist raising many types of Koi fish. He was also a talented guitarist.
    Survivors include his parents, Jacqueline A. (Haendiges) Hogan and Raymond K. Hogan and three sisters, Heather Trimarke and Sarosha and Jessica Hogan.
    Cremation was chosen. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Generations Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    ALBERT E. SEEWER, 84, Floyd Knobs, died Friday, January 23 at his home.
    He was a retired farmer, life-long resident of Floyds Knobs, and an Army veteran of WWII.
    Survivors include a son, Jim Seewer of Floyds Knobs; six brothers, Arnold, Alfred, Herman, Harry, Oscar, and Julius Seewer; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, January 26 at the Kraft Spring St. Funeral Chapel with military honors. Interment was in St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church Cemetery.
    Expressions of sympathy may go to the American Heart Association.
    MARIE L. “MARY LOU” POWELL, 80, Salem, died Saturday, January 24 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    She was a retired registered nurse, a member of Salem United Methodist Church and Order of Eastern Star in Conneaut, Ohio.
    Survivors include her husband, Paul Powell of Salem; son, Greg Powell of Farmington, New Mexico; two daughters, Karen Wilson of Louisville and Sara Powell of Phoenix, Arizona, and five grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, January 28 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Ashland Cemetery in Ashland, Ohio.
    CHIEF JAMES F. “JIM” KRON, 66, Greenville, died Monday, January 26 at his residence.
    He was retired from the New Albany Fire Department and was the current Chief of the Georgetown Township Fire Protection District. He helped founded the New Albany Explorer Post 50 and Georgetown Explorer Post 460, the New Albany Fire School in 1983, and was a recipient of the Fire Instructor of the Year for the state of Indiana. He was an annual sponsor of The Bird Show at the National Guard Armory in New Albany. He was a former owner of Kron Fire Extinguisher Company and a member of Georgetown Christian Church.
    Survivors include his wife of 24 years, Sandy (Denhart) Kron; son, Tim Kron of New Albany; two daughters, Nikki Kron of Greenville and Karen Miller of Jeffersonville; sister, Suzette Brewer of New Albany; niece, Dawn Brewer, and seven grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, January 31 at Georgetown Christian Church followed by full honors and entombment at SCI Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany. Generations Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Crusade for Children in care of the Georgetown Fire Department.
    BETTY J. HOLSAPPLE, 80, Salem, died Saturday, January 24 at her home.
    She was retired from Smith Cabinet Company and a member of Blue River Baptist Church and Salem Order of Eastern Star #286.
    Survivors include a son, Marvin T. Holsapple of Salem; daughter, Linda C. Gionta of Phoenix, Arizona; brother, Robert Geralde of Salem; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, January 30 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Blue River Baptist Cemetery.
    ROSCOE E. DAVIS, 69, Salem, died Wednesday, January 28 at Bloomington Hospital of Orange County in Paoli.
    He was a farmer and a member of Kansas Church of Christ.
    Survivors include two brothers, Robert “Rex” Davis of Salem and Albert Leroy Davis of Borden and three sisters, Martha Miller of Indianapolis, Mary Curry of Hope, and June Avery of Fort Pierce, Florida.
    Services were held Saturday, January 31 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Kansas Cemetery.
    ODETTA MAE PURLEE, 81, Salem, died Thursday, January 29 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    She was the owner of Fox’s Store in Canton.
    Survivors include a daughter, Traci Cornwell of Salem and six grandsons.
    There will be no funeral services.
    FRANCES E. MAY, 90, Salem, died Wednesday, January 28 at The Waters of Salem.
    She was a retired employee of O.P. Link Handle Company. She was a member of Salem Eagles Club, American Legion and VFW Auxiliary.
    Survivors include two daughters, Judy Schocke and Phyllis Davidson both of Salem; brother, Morris “Chigger” Strange of Salem; sister, Kathleen Babbs of Scottsburg, seven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
    There will be no funeral services.
    WANDA (CRANE) RADCLIFF, 83, Hardinsburg, died Saturday, January 31 at Debbie Bottles Home Care in Milltown.
    She was a former employee at Scheinshimers Clothing Company in New Albany, a member of Mt. Tabor Christian Church, Order of the Eastern Star, and Indiana Clock Association.
    Survivors include a son, Larry E. Radcliff of Hardinsburg; daughter, Sue (Radcliff) Jones of Danville, Kentucky; two sisters, Dorthea (Crane) Henry of Corydon and Shirley (Crane) Conrad of New Albany; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Tuesday, February 3 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in the Kays Chapel Cemetery.
    Donations may be made to the VNA Hospice of Southern Indiana.
    PATRICIA ODLE COMBS, 52, Salem, died Thursday, January 29 at her residence.
    She had been a life resident of Washington County and a Certified Nurses Aide, retiring in 2006.
    Survivors include her husband, Gary Combs; son, Richard Caves of Salem; two daughters, Melissa Albertson and Pamela Middleton both of Salem; three sisters, Patsy Watson of Texas, Linda Hayes of Salem and Kathy Combs of Ohio and two grandchildren.
    Services were held Tuesday, February 3 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Cremation was chosen.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2201 West Sudbury Drive, Suite C Bloomington, IN 47403.
    ALVA L. MAUCK, 79, died Thursday, January 29 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
    He was a native of Harrison County and a retired employee of Pillsbury Company in New Albany.
    Survivors include a daughter, Julie Money of Scottsburg; four sons, Richard Mauck of Georgetown, Terry and Joe Mauck both of Pekin, and Shane Mauck of Louisville; three brothers, Albert and Wayne Mauck both of Corydon and Charlie Mauck of Depauw; sister, Ruby Snyder of Laconia; 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Sunday, February 1 at Kraft Funeral Chapel with cremation to follow.
    WILMA S. POWELL, 71, Martinsburg, died Tuesday, January 27 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    She was the former Wilma Higgins a native of Cumberland, Kentucky. She was a retired self employed hairstylist and a member of St. John’s Pentecostal Church in Greenville.
    Survivors include a son, James Brian Powell of Fredericksburg; daughter, Doreen Cox of Martinsburg; two brothers, Jerry Higgins of Streetsboro, Ohio and Clayton Higgins of Amherst, Ohio; three sisters, Bonnie Osborne of Amherst, Ohio, Bobbie Bricker of Key West, Florida and Sherrie Pettyjohn of Houston, Texas; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, January 31 at Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Home with interment in Greenlawn Cemetery in Greenville.
    DOROTHY MAE STANLEY, 49, Maury City, Tennessee, died Sunday, January 25 at her home.
    Survivors include a brother, Glenn Stanley of Maury City, Tennessee; two nephews, Don and David Million; five nieces, Lorrie Koehler, Susie Holland, Debbie Beaird, Carol Rouse, and DeAnne Pace.
    Services were held Thursday, January 29 at Maury City Baptist Church with graveside services on Saturday, January 31 at Sellersburg Cemetery. Garr Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    ROSEMARY FOSTER, 75, Salem, died Wednesday, January 28 at Meadowview Health Care Center in Salem.
    She was a homemaker and a member of Pine Hill Methodist Church in Patton, Missouri.
    Survivors include a son, Edwin H. Foster, Jr. of Yuma, Arizona; three daughters, Gloria Ponti of Walla Walla, Washington, Lynda Hacker of Salem and Nancy Foster of Fort Worth, Texas; brother, Kenneth Rolens of Fredericktown, Missouri; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
    Services will be held Sunday, February 8 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Conway Cemetery.
?    WILBUR RICHEY, 73, Austin, died on Monday, February 2, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    Staff of the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin is in charge of arrangements.
    BARBRA JOSEPHINE MULLINS, 79, Austin, died on Thursday, January 29, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    She was born in Piqua, Ohio.
    Survivors include her husband, Donald Mullins; a daughter, Robin McIntosh of Austin; four brothers, Leo Hawkins, Leonard Hawkins, Richard Hawkins and John Hawkins, all of Dayton, Ohio; and three grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Monday, February 2, at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin. The Rev. Don Allen 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.
    KIMBERLY V. “KIM” EVERETT GROOMS, 44, Madison, died on Thursday, January 29, at the Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis.
    Born in Beech Grove near Indianapolis, she was raised in Jefferson County and earned a bachelor degree in education at Indiana University and a master’s degree at Ball State University. She was a 20-year employee of Madison Consolidated High School, where she taught special education. Memberships included North Madison Christian Church.
    Survivors include her husband, Kirk Grooms; a son, Nash Grooms of Madison; a daughter Mackenzie Grooms of Madison; her father and stepmother, Jerry L. and Karen Everett of Nabb; a brother, Bryan Everett of Tippecanoe; a stepsister, Rhonda Bonnet of Borden; and her step-grandparents, Bill Kelly of Madison and Madalyn Everett of Plattsburg, Mo.
    The funeral service was conducted on Monday, February 2, at her church. Bro. Bob Hicks officiated.
    Burial was in Dupont Cemetery in Jefferson County.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison to benefit the Grooms Children Education Fund or the Lide White Boys’ and Girls’ Club.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.morgan-nay.com.
    ALBERT EUGENE “SONNY” NIEWEDDE, 74, Crothersville, died on Friday, January 30, at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
    Born in Seymour, he had attended Crothersville Church of the Nazarene.
    Survivors include two brothers, Fred Niewedde of Crothersville and Donald “Super” Niewedde of Austin.
    The funeral service was conducted on Sunday, February 2, at the Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville. The Rev. Ralph Hillenburg officiated.
    A graveside service was held on Monday, February 2, at Riverview Cemetery in Seymour.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit the American Cancer Society or Jackson County Hospice.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.
    IRENE McLEMORE, 86, Austin, died on Tuesday, January 27.
    She was born in Perry County, Ky., and was a retired employee of Morgan Foods Inc. in Austin.
    Survivors include two sons, Thomas Ray “Bud” McLemore of Austin and Mack Edward “Snookie” Terry of Austin; five daughters, Lois Ann Coomer of Lexington, Lorene “Poon” Herald and Charlene “Chug” West, both of Austin, Lucille Sandlin of Mitchell and Darlene Stacy of Arlington, Tx.; 20 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
    Calling at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin was held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, January 30.
    The funeral service was conducted on Saturday, January 31, at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, The Rev. Bobby Spicer 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.
    JOE SULLIVAN, 66, Austin, died on Sunday, January 25, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    Born in Brownstown, he served 17½ years in the U.S. Navy, serving tours in Vietnam. He had also worked on the Mississippi River on tug boats and barges for several years. He retired from Valeo-Sylvania in Seymour after 20 years in 2005.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Peggy Chase; two stepsons, Larry Shaver of Milan and Ron Shaver of Scott County; a brother, Jim Sullivan of Seymour; five sisters, Pat Baltus of Cincinnati, Ohio, Beverly Spoon of Kokomo, Sherry Abel and Charlene Newkirk, both of Seymour, and Darlene Lynch of Brownstown; and four step-grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Saturday, January 31, at the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Bro. Roy Duckworth officiated.
    Burial was in New Liberty Cemetery near East Enterprise following military honors conducted by members of American Legion Post 185 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5396, both in Vevay.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the funeral home staff to benefit Relay for life or the Salvation Army.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.morgan-nay.com.
    LILLIE MAE “CANDY” ELDRIDGE, 59, Crothersville, died on Sunday, January 25, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    She was born in Scott County and was a member of Faith Calvary Tabernacle in Crothersville.
    Survivors include her husband, Billy Joe Eldridge of Crothersville; two sons, Billy Eldridge of Crothersville and Bobby Eldridge of Seymour; two brothers, William Fergison of Austin and Carl Fergison of Fort Myers, Fl.; and a grandson.
    The funeral service was conducted on Friday, January 30, at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin. The Rev. Todd Wooten officiated.
    Burial was in Bethel Cemetery in Leota.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to assist the family.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net. 
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