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Obituaries - February 25, 2009 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 25 February 2009 00:00

CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER CW4 GRADIE ABBOTT
PAUL ERNEST ADAMS, 70
RITA F. PRECHTEL, 60
DARRELL R. DULEY, 71
JENNIFER M. WILLIAMS, 29
MICHELE ANN OSBORN, 51
BONNIE JEAN LORD HENSLEY, 70
LULA FLORA PREWITT, 60
EMMA JEAN DEATON, 83
PAUL E. SPAULDING, 85
TED T. DEITSCH, SR., 72
SUE ANN LEWMAN, 85
PHYLLIS ROSEMARY O'MALLEY, 87
ALMA BELLE ROBISON, 76
SHIRLEY MAE TEMPLE, 58
DONALD RAYMOND CLEMONS, 56
JEFFERY LEE COOPER, 47
KENNETH GLENN DART, 95
DELMAR "BUD" AMOS, 77
LINDSAY W. STEWART, 85
JOSE R. AREVALOS, 86
WILLIAM A. "BILL" McCLAIN, 80
SALLY SIZEMORE, 68
CARL THOMAS BROADY, 74
 


?        CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER CW4 GRADIE ABBOTT, Columbia, South Carolina, formerly of Georgetown, died Sunday, February 8 at his home.
    He had a long and honorable career in the United States Army, serving nine overseas tours in Germany, Korea, Vietnam, and Panama before retiring in 1983. Among the honors he was awarded were the Bronze Star with two Oak Leaf Clusters for “heroic and meritorious achievement or service,” a Meritorious Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, and an Army Commendation Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters.
    Survivors include his wife of over fifty years, Siegrid Butsch Abbott; daughter, Sieglinde Abbott Buff; son, Jesse Abbott; sister, Nancy Abbott Brinksneader; half-brother, Danny Joe Willis; four step-brothers, Charles, Richard, Larry, and Paul Allen Willis; three grandchildren and one great-grandson.
    Services were held Saturday, February 14 with burial at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery.
    PAUL ERNEST ADAMS, 70, Nabb, died Friday, February 13 at University of Louisville Hospital.
    He was a retired truck driver and was a former U.S. Marines Sergeant.
    Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Craig Adams; three sons, Greg and Tony Adams both of Batesville and Dan Neal of Dayton, Ohio; two daughters, Terri Galloway of Carlsbad, California and Judy Barrett of Jeffersonville; two brothers, Charles Adams and Gene Adams of Cincinnati, Ohio; sister, Nettie Remke of Cincinnati, Ohio; ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, February 18 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with graveside services held on Thursday, February 19 at Valley View Memorial Gardens near Dayton, Ohio.
    RITA F. PRECHTEL, 60, Georgetown, died Thursday, February 12 in Georgetown.
    She was employed at Zoeller Pump Company in Louisville and was a member of Scottsville Christian Church in Floyds Knobs.
    Survivors include her husband of 38 years, Clarence “Teddy” Prechtel of Georgetown; son, Clarence “P.J.” Prechtel of Fort Meyers, Florida; daughter, Lisa Probst of New Albany; two brothers, Robert Thompson of Dogwood and Jerry Thompson of Elizabeth, and four grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, February 16 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon with burial in Smith Campground Cemetery in Laconia.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to her church.
    DARRELL R. DULEY, 71, Edwardsville, died Friday, February 13 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    He was a truck driver for Sodrel Truck Lines in Clarksville and a member of Main Street United Methodist Church in New Albany.
    Survivors include his wife, Sandra Duley; son, Kevin Duley; stepson, Terry Elliott; four grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Tuesday, February 17 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown with burial in Edwardsville Cemetery.
    JENNIFER M. WILLIAMS, 29, Scottsburg, died Friday, February 13 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    She worked as a Medical Transcriber for Advanced Medical Transcriptions of Louisville, was a 1998 graduate of Henryville High School and an Ivy Tech Sellersburg graduate and member of Phi Theta Kappa. She was a member of Charlestown Road Church of Christ in New Albany.
    Survivors include her husband, Richie Williams; daughter, Alyssa Williams of Scottsburg; son, Hayden Williams of Scottsburg; parents, Fred & Martha Feeler Minton of Henryville; brother, Michael Harold Minton of Lexington; grandparents, Fred & Lucille Minton of Memphis; inlaws, Annette & Robert Backus of Scottsburg and grandparents by marriage, Carl & Maxine Hall of Underwood and Josephine Hall of Scottsburg.
    Services were held Tuesday, February 17 at R.D. Pyke Funeral Service in Henryville with burial in Ebenezer Cemetery in Memphis.
    MICHELE ANN OSBORN, 51, Otisco, died Sunday, February 15 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital in Charlestown.
    Survivors include her husband, Daniel Osborn; son, Jason Osborn of Otisco; daughter, Danielle Osborn of Otisco; sister, Teresa Foster of Jeffersonville, and a brother, Kevin Foster of New Washington.
    The family chose cremation with no services. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    BONNIE JEAN LORD HENSLEY, 70, Charlestown, died Sunday, February 15 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
    She was a former nurses aide at the old Longworth Villa Healthcare Center in Charlestown and a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.
    Survivors include two sons, David Lord of Sellersburg and Mark Lord of Jeffersonville; four daughters, Brenda Blankenbaker and Paula Decker both of Sellersburg, Susan Jones of California, and Sherry Lord of Charlestown; sister, Patricia Zollman of Jeffersonville; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Tuesday, February 17 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Walnut Ridge Cemetery.
    LULA FLORA PREWITT, 60, Charlestown, died Friday, February 6 at Hampton Oaks Health Center in Scottsburg.
    She was a homemaker and a member of the Living Water House of Prayer in Charlestown.
    Survivors include her husband, Robert of Charlestown; four sons, Rodney and Steve Prewitt both of Leitchfield, Kentucky, Lee Prewitt of Indianapolis, and Dale Prewitt of Jeffersonville; daughter, Khristy Johnson of Charlestown; three brothers, Robert, Gregory, and Richard Perkins all of Williamsburg, Kentucky; four sisters, Beverly Vest of Clarksville, Shirley Bryant of Louisville, Marlene Grasham and Margie Woodruff both of Charlestown, and six grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, February 9 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
    EMMA JEAN DEATON, 83, Salem, died Thursday, February 12 at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
    She was a member of the Salem Church of Christ, had been a life resident of Washington County, and was a graduate of Salem High School. She was a former waitress at the old Copper Kettle Restaurant in Salem and together with her husband she later purchased the old Markland's Manor in Salem and operated it for several years until they retired. Then, they started Deaton's Manufacturing Company, which manufactured glue blocks for Kimball Office in Jasper and many other furniture companies. She was the bookkeeper and sold the business in the early 70's and retired for good.
    Survivors include her husband, Stanley Deaton; daughter, Sharon Ponsford of Salem; son, Richard Deaton of Salem; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, February 16 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Research Foundation, 50 East 91st Street, STE 100 Indianapolis, IN 46209.
    PAUL E. SPAULDING, 85, Borden, died Wednesday, February 11 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    He was a retired laborer for General Electric, an Army Veteran, and a member of First Christian Church of Borden.
    Survivors include his wife, Marjoria (Baynes) Spaulding; five daughters, Linda Cannon of Cincinnati, Ohio, Paula Hubbard of Indianapolis, Mary Anna Love of Huntington, West Virginia, Teri Morrison of Utica, and Carla Renn of Floyds Knobs; brother, Vaughn Spaulding of Salem; ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, February 14 at First Christian Church of Borden. Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Memorial donations may be made to the Building Fund of Borden First Christian.
    TED T. DEITSCH, SR., 72, Floyds Knobs, died Sunday, February 7 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    He was one of the founding members of the Lafayette Township Fire Department and was formerly employed with the old K & I Railroad and retired from the Norfolk and Southern Railroad. He was very active with the Boy Scouts of America, former member of the Cardinal Ritter Council K of C, and a longtime member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church. The family wishes to acknowledge the special care given by Kitty at the Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Center.
    Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Ruth M. Hess Deitsch; two daughters, Peggy Jenkins and Becky Lenz both of Georgetown; two sons, Ted T. Deitsch, Jr. and Andy Deitsch both of Floyds Knobs; brother, Eddie Deitsch of Corydon; seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and his special companion, Rosie.
    Services were held Wednesday, February 11 at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church with private entombment in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to Boy Scouts of America.
    SUE ANN LEWMAN, 85, Charlestown, died Thursday, February 12 at the same home on the Lewman Farm where she was born.
    She was a former bookkeeper for Farm Bureau Coop, where she was also the treasurer of their Credit Union, and formerly was an inspector at the old powder plant in Charlestown. She was a member of Bethany Christian Church where she was a member of the choir and taught Sunday School. She was also a member of the Louisville Post Card Club, Rural Youth Club, the Ladies Union Club, Clark County Homemakers, Clark County Historical Society, the DAR, and Friends of the Jeffersonville Library.
    Survivors include a brother, Richard Lewman of Charlestown; sister, Clara Crum of Charlestown, and several nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Monday, February 16 at Scott Funeral Home's North Chapel with burial in Union Cemetery in Charlestown.
    Expressions of sympathy should take the form of contributions to Bethany Christian Church or the Ladies Union Club.
    PHYLLIS ROSEMARY O'MALLEY, 87, New Washington, died Tuesday, February 17 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    Survivors include two sons, Patrick O'Malley of Gateshead, England and Dennis O'Malley of Glendale, Arizona; daughter, Linda Terhune of New Washington; two brothers, Jack and Carman Acampora both of Grenda Hills, Georgia; two sisters, Lucille Taylor of Issaquah, Washington and Vera Acampora of Palmdale, California; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, February 21 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    ALMA BELLE ROBISON, 76, Charlestown, died Tuesday, February 17 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
    She was a homemaker.
    Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Cissell of Charlestown; two brothers, Keith Goforth of Charlestown and Norman Goforth of Jeffersonville; one granddaughter and one great-granddaughter.
    Services were held Friday, February 20 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Owen Creek Cemetery.
    SHIRLEY MAE TEMPLE, 58, North Vernon, died Friday, February 13 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
    She worked as a cashier for Bi-Rite and Swifty gas stations and was employed as a custodian for the Jennings County School Corporation. She was a member of Rush Branch United Methodist Church and a former member of the Coffee Creek Conservation Club. She enjoyed fishing, crocheting, working in her flowers, playing bingo, and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
    Survivors include a son, Paul Temple of North Vernon; two brothers, Paul and Richard Lucas both of North Vernon; two sisters, Loretta Caldwell and Brenda Johnson both of North Vernon, and five grandchildren.
    Services were held Tuesday, February 17 at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home in North Vernon with burial in Franklin Cemetery in Salem.
    Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to Riley Hospital for Children.
    DONALD RAYMOND CLEMONS, 56, New Washington, died Wednesday, February 18 at his residence.
    He was a machinist for L&N Railroad.
    Survivors include a son, Daniel Clemons of Madison; mother, Edith Clemons of Scottsburg; four brothers, Mearl Clemons of Owings, Maryland, Robert E. Clemons of West End, North Carolina, William H. Higdon of Louisville, and James C. Higdon of New Washington; five sisters, Nell Clark of Dana Point, California, Linda Bradley of Rineyville, Kentucky, Shirley Bauman of St. Louis, Missouri, Rose Henry of Jeffersonville, and Cheri Blevins of Scottsburg, and four grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, February 21 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington.
    JEFFERY LEE COOPER, 47, Lexngton, died February 16, at his home.
    He was a member of New Life Ministries in Austin.
    Survivors include his wife: Mary E. Reynolds Cooper of Lexington; parents, James and Betty Cooper of Scottsburg; three brothers: Gary Lee Cooper of Austin and James Eric Cooper and Adam L. Cruthers, both of Scottsburg.
    Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 19, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with Pastor Gary Cooper officating.
    Burial will be at Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.
    Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home's website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
    KENNETH GLENN DART,  95, Austin, died Tuesday, February 17, at his residence.
    The Jennings County native was a member of the Alpha Baptist Church in Deputy.
    Survivors include his wife: Lucille June Brelsford Dart of Austin; two daughters: Nancy Peacock of Deputy and Sheryl Collins of Wood Dale, Il; two sons, Everitt Lynn Dart of Smith, Al., and Gordon Dale Dart of Elizabethtown; a sister, Ella Ritchison of Austin; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were conducted  Saturday, February 21 at Alpha Baptist Church in Deputy, with the Rev. Stan Carroll officiating.
     Burial will be at Harrod Cemetery in Austin.
    Buchanan Funeral Home of Austin was in charge of the arrangements.
    Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home's website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
    DELMAR “BUD” AMOS, 77, Scottsburg, died Wednesday, February18 at his residence.
    He was a native of Lexington.
    Survivors include his wife: Juanita Allen Amos of Scottsburg; a son, Harold Amos of Crossville, Tn.; a brother, Larry Amos of New Albany; and two grandchildren.
    Funeral services were conducted at Buchanan Funeral Home on Sunday, February 22.
    Burial will be at Lexington Cemetery.
    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Buchanan Funeral Home.
    Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home's website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
    LINDSAY W. STEWART, 85, Madison, died Wednesday, February 18, at The Waters of Clifty Falls in Madison.
    The Carroll County, Ky. Native is a United States Army veteran and served in the Air Corps during WWII, where he worked as an airplaine engine mechanic in the 308th fighter squadron, he received the American Service Medal and the World War II Victory Medal. He also was a former employee of the Standerford Ford in Madison, Croxton Motors and Craig Buick, Pontiac, GMC and Toyota in Madison. He was a member of the Hopewell United Methodist Church in Carroll County.
    Survivors include four sons: Matthew Stewart of Madison, Michael Stewart of Lexington; David B. Stewart of Hanover and James T. Stewart of Carrollton; four grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were conducted Sunday, February 22 at Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison with the Rev. Drew Oakley officiating.
    Burial was held on Monday, February 23 at the Carrollton I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrolton, Ky. With full military honors at the graveside.
    Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Samaritan Purse or Kentucky United Methodist Children's Home through the funeral home.
    Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home's website at www.morgan-nay.com.
    JOSE R. AREVALOS, 86, Jeffersonville, formerly of Scottsburg, died Thursday, February 19, at Hillcrest Centre in Jeffersonville.
    Th native of Guadalajara, Mexico was a member of the American Martyrs Cathlolic Church in Scottsburg and retired from Morgan Foods in Austin.
    Survivors include three daughter, Yrma Soria of San Benito, TX.; Nellie West  and Maribel Hobbs, both of Scottsburg; three sons, Joseph M. Arevlos of Seymour; Joe Arevelos of Austin, and Abel Arevalos of Louisville, Ky.
    A private serve was conducted Saturday, February 21, at the American Martyrs Catholic Church in Scottsburg with Father Louis Manna officiating.
    Burial was in the Spuregon Cemetery in Austin.
    Family request donations to the American Martyrs Catholic Church 270 S. Bond Street in Scottsburg.
    Local arrangements were provided by R.D. Pyke in Henryville.
    WILLIAM A. “BILL” McCLAIN, 80, Austin, died Friday, February 20, at Norton Healthcare Pavilion in Louisville, Ky.
    The Scott County native was a member of Austin Christian Church and served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Scott County Sheriff's Posse.
    Survivors include his wife, Phyllis J. Rigel McClain of Austin.
    Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, February 24, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Dave Huey, the Rev. Don Watts and the Rev. Harold Barnett officiating.
    Burial was in the Austin Cemetery.
    Family request donations to go the American Diabetes Association in care of the funeral home.
    Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home's website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
    SALLY SIZEMORE,  68, Austin, died Friday, February 20, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    The Breathitt County, Ky., native was a member of Third Street Pentecostal Church in Austin.
    Survivors include her husband, Raymond  Sizemore; five sons, Kermit Sizemore, Herman Sizemore, Earl Sizemore, Douglas Sizemore and David Sizemore, all of Austin; two sister, Nancy Clark of Austin and Brealie Collins of Columbus; four brothers: Doug Neace and Raymond Neace, both of Breathitt County, Ky., Berley Neace of Jackson, Ky., and Willie Neace of Austin; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were conducted Monday, February 23, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with Brother Scottie Stamper officiating.
    Burial was in the White and Roberts Cemetery in Austin.
    Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home's website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
    CARL THOMAS BROADY, 74,  Underwood, died Friday, February 20, at his home.
    He was a retired employee of Public Service Indiana at Galliger Station in New Albany and a was a member of the Henryville Church of Christ, were he served as a deacon and was a veteran of the Indiana National Guard.
    Survivors include his wife: Marilee Hall Broady of Underwood; three daughters: Barbara Lynn Keeney of Jeffersonville, Becky Jo Ogden of Henryville; and Belinda Sue White of Underwood; 11 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, February, 23, at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Fairview Cemetery in Underwood.
    Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society or New Life International in care of Collins Funeral Home.

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