|Obituaries - February 11, 2009|
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|Wednesday, 11 February 2009 00:00|
? ? WILLIAM EDWARD “ED” NEAL, JR., 66, Floyds Knobs, died Wednesday, February 4 at his home.
He retired from International Harvester and worked at Bluegrass Lincoln Mercury for several years. He was active in his church, First Southern Baptist Church in Floyds Knobs, as a deacon, Sunday school teacher, and handyman.
Survivors include his parents, William Edward, Sr. and Ethel Pauline (Jeffries) Neal; wife of 46 years, Rita Faye (Cruse) Neal; two daughters, Angela F. Bowman of Georgetown and Amy M. Gresh of Greenville; son, William E. Neal, III of Floyds Knobs; sister, Paula K. Warman of Greenville; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held Saturday, February 7 in the Paul F. Kraft Memorial Chapel at Generations Funeral Home with burial at a later date.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to First Southern Baptist Church, 4631 Lakeview Drive, Floyds Knobs, IN 47119.
MARGARET L. HUMES, 88, Charlestown, died Thursday, February 5 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was a retired R.N. from the old General Hospital which is now the University of Louisville Hospital and a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses in Charlestown.
Survivors include four sons, Kenneth Humes of Charlestown, Donald B. Humes of Decatur, Illinois, Robert Larry Humes of Depauw, and James Thomas Humes of Charlestown; daughter, Dianne Reynolds; several grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday, February 7 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society.
JOSEPHINE BLANKENBAKER, 72, formerly of Pekin, died Monday, January 19 at Scott Villa Nursing Home.
She was a member of Daisy Hill United Methodist Church, a former employee for G.E. in Louisville and Wyndot Foods in Jeffersonville.
Survivors include three daughters, Brenda Waters of Corydon, Becky Curtis of Pekin and Debbie McDaniel of Charlestown; two sons, Jackie Blankenbaker and Mike Stricker both of Sellersburg; two sisters, Agnes Jane Walters of Washington State and Dorothy L. Dunz of Jeffersonville; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Services were held Thursday, February 5 at Garr Funeral Home with interment in Daisy Hill Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Hosparus of Southern Indiana.
THELMA LOUISE HENDERSON, 90, Jeffersonville, died Thursday, January 22 at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
She was a retired bookkeeper, a member of the Trinity United Presbyterian Church in New Washington, a member of AARP, and was a volunteer for the former Little Angel Shop and the Interpretive Center both in Jeffersonville.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great-nieces and nephews.
Services were held Sunday, January 25 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society or Trinity United Presbyterian Church.
MARTHA V. MAYMON, 93, Sellersburg, died Tuesday, January 27.
Services were held Friday, February 6 at Garr Funeral Home.
GEORGE ALBERT MULLINEAUX, 82, New Albany, died Monday, February 2 in New Albany.
He was a member of Central Christian Church, the American Legion, Depauw Lodge, Scottish Rite, Knights Templar, Murat Temple, Kosair Temple. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a Colonel in the Indiana Guard Reserve, a graduate of the Culver Military Academy Summer Naval School in Culver, a pioneer in modernizing ambulance service and was a charter member and past president of the Indiana Ambulance Association. He founded Medic Ambulance Service, which became one of the largest Ambulance services in the state.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Eileen (Durbin) Mullineaux; three sons, Mark Mullineaux of Sellersburg, David Mullineaux of Floyds Knobs and Bill Mullineaux of Indianapolis, and two grandchildren.
Services were held Friday, February 6 in the Mullineaux Chapel at Pyke-Calloway Funeral Service in New Albany with burial in Fairview Cemetery in New Albany.
Family requests donations be made to Central Christian Church, 1217 E. Spring Street, New Albany, IN 47150, or the Salvation Army.
ELOISE H. WHITESIDES, 83, Sebring, Florida, died Tuesday, January 13.
She had been a resident of Sebring since 1992. She was a homemaker, a graduate of Bucknell University class of 1946 and a member of Buttonwood Bay Community Church where she played the piano for ten years. She resided in Floyd County for 30 years and was organist at the Main Street Methodist Church in New Albany and a substitute teacher in local schools. She also gave piano lessons and was an accompanist for music contests.
Survivors include her husband, Douglas V. Sr.; two daughters, Sarah Langsdon and Barbara Smith; four sons, Walter, Douglas Jr., Dietrich, and Jonathan; sister, Lois Rea; two brothers, Howard Headland and Charles Headland; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Donations may be made in her memory to the Lions Eye Foundation, 1410 21st Street, Tampa, FL 33605.
ESKA P. HURST, 83, Pekin, died Thursday, February 5 at Meadow View Health Care Center in Salem.
She was a member of the Pekin United Methodist Church and had been a life resident of Washington and Orange Counties. She was retired from the old Bata Shoe Company in Salem.
Survivors include five daughters, Marie Lewis of Coarsegold, California, Barbara Brooks of Henderson, Kentucky, Susan Heart of Anderson, Esther Wilhelm of Columbus, and Nancy McCoppin of Flagler Beach, Florida; three sons, Perry Hurst of Salem, Patrick Hurst of Virginia Beach, Virginia, and David Hurst of Pekin; 26 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson.
Services were held Monday, February 9 at Pekin United Methodist Church with interment in Olive Branch Cemetery. Dawalt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Research Foundation, 50 East 91st Street STE 100 Indianapolis, IN 46209.
NANNIE DUNLEVY, 68, Scottsburg, died on Sunday, February 8, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
Staff of the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin are in charge of arrangements.
MARGARET CHABOT, 99, Scottsburg, died on Saturday, February 7, at her home.
Born in Austin, she was a former employee of the old Indiana Department of Public Welfare and had also worked for Indianapolis Public Schools and the State of Florida Public Welfare. She was a member of Austin United Methodist Church, the Women’s Club of Wilton Manors in Ft. Lauderdale, Fl., the Scott County Poetry Club, Garden Club, Scott County Historical Society and Friends of the Library.
Survivors include two stepdaughters, Dee Fletcher of Tallahassee, Fl., and Carol Murphy of Deland, Fl.; a sister, Hilda Lynch of Gilroy, Ca.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A graveside service is planned at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 16, at Austin Cemetery. Pastor Stan Mohler will officiate.
Staff of the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg is in charge of arrangements.
On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.
ELIZABETH “LIBBY” KIDWELL BUCHANAN, 91, Madison, died on Saturday, February 7, at King’s Daughters Hospital in Madison.
She was born near Volga and was a Jefferson County resident all of her life. A homemaker, she was a member of Brooksburg United Methodist Church,
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Bette Voyles of Madison; two step-grandsons; and three step-great-grandchildren.
Calling at the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison today (Wednesday) will begin at 11 a.m. and continue until the funeral service at 1 p.m. Pastor Ed Roberts will officiate.
Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison.
Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit her church or the Indian-Kentucky Baptist Church.
On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.morgan-nay.com.
WILLIAM THOMAS KIMREY JR., 49, Scottsburg, died on Saturday, January 31, at Norton Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
He was born in Lubbock, Tx., and was an employee of Miller’s Heating and Cooling in Austin.
Survivors include two sons, Richard Kimrey and Eric Kimrey, both of Brighton, Co.; a sister, Michelle Myers of Brighton, Co.; two brothers, Joseph Kimrey of Commerce City, Co., and Chris Kimrey of Kingman, Az.; and a sister, Rose Spurlock of Kensey, Co.
Direct cremation was selected. No service was planned.
Staff of the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg was in charge of arrangements.
WILBUR RICHEY, 73, Austin, died on Monday, February 2, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was born in Scottsburg and worked for the former American Can Company in Austin until his retirement in 1988. After retiring, he was employed by Pepsi Americas and the Kroger Company. He also farmed. He attended the Austin United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, the former June Morgan; two daughters, Gina Graf of Holland, Ohio, and Karen Etchison of Greenwood; two sisters, Dorothy Bridges and Wilma Hall, both of Scottsburg; and six grandchildren.
The funeral service was conducted on Thursday, February 5, at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin. The Rev. Stan Mohler officiated.
Burial was in Austin Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.
On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
FRANCES E. MAY, 90, Salem, died on Wednesday, January 28, at The Waters of Salem.
Born in Livonia, she was a retired employee of the old O.P. Link Handle Company in Salem. Memberships included the Salem Eagles Club, American Legion ladies’ auxiliary and the Veterans of Foreign Wars ladies’ auxiliary.
Survivors include two daughters, Judy Schocke anad Phyllis Davidson, both of Salem; a brother, Morris “Chigger” Strange of Salem; a sister, Kathleen Babbs of Scottsburg; seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Staff of the Weathers Funeral Home in Salem was in charge of arrangements.
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