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

COMMANDER JOSEPH "HAWK" SALKELD USNR, 53
R. HELEN MYERS, 86
LESTER ALLEN FLOYD, 60
SUSIE VOYLES, 77
DORIS L. DAVIDSON, 64
HARRY EUGENE HENDRICH, 81
ALPHA QUINN, 85
PAULINE COMBS, 81
THOMAS HAROLD WEBB, 49
ADAM MATTHEW CLINE, 29
DONALD R. COLLINS, SR., 73
SAM COLWELL, 70
JOHN D. EMILY, 94
WANDA G. MAYFIELD, 94
ROBERT L. CLARK, 84
THELMA ILENE HAWKINS SANDERS, 72
ROSCOE BARRETT, 50
MARY LOUISE PARKER SMITH, 65
PHILLIP EVERITT LOY, 65
 


?            COMMANDER JOSEPH “HAWK” SALKELD USNR, 53, Argyle, Texas, formerly of Livonia, died Tuesday, February 17 while serving on active duty with the United States Navy at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.
    He joined the U.S. Navy as a pilot in 1981 flying both helicopters and fixed wing aircraft. He later went on to secure a commercial airline position. He fought the War on Terrorism in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom with the United States military earning several medals and citations for his achievements during 2006-2007.
    Survivors include his wife of 28 years,  Deana Sweet Salkeld; two daughters, Amber-Justine Salkeld of San Angelo, Texas and Brittany Jean Salkeld of West Lafayette; brother, James Nathan Salkeld of Orleans, and a sister, Tricia Jean Salkeld of Gilbert, Arizona.
    Services were held Wednesday, February 25 at Livonia Baptist Church with burial at Livonia Cemetery with full military honors.  Weathers Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
    The family requests donations be made to the Livonia Baptist Church in lieu of flowers.
    R. HELEN MYERS, 86, Campbellsburg, died Thursday, February 19 at her home.
    She was a retired employee of B.F. Goodrich and a member of Westview Christian Church and Ladies Aid.
    Survivors include a son, Jerry E. Myers of Campbellsburg; two daughters, Judy K. Brown of Campbellsburg and Jean Ann Goen of Winter Springs, Florida; two sisters, Elma Mae Agnew of Indianapolis and Ruth Weddell of Brownstown; eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Sunday, February 22 at Westview Christian Church with burial in Claysville Cemetery. Weathers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Memorial donations may be made to Westview Christian Church in care of the funeral home.
    LESTER ALLEN FLOYD, 60, Salem, died Thursday, February 19 at his home.
    He was a construction worker and a member of Graceland Christian Church in New Albany.
    Survivors include two sons, Terry Eugene Floyd of Florida and Travis Kyle Floyd of Salem; daughter, Alisha Rena Floyd of Milltown; mother, Pauline Barger of Pekin; half-brother, Larry Barger of Pekin; half-sister, Sue McCarty of Depauw; step-mother, Shirley Floyd of Salem; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
    Graveside services were held Monday, February 23 at Olive Branch Cemetery. Weathers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    SUSIE VOYLES, 77, Floyds Knobs, died Friday, February 20 at University Hospital in Louisville.
    She was a member of Highlanders Community Church in Galena.
    Survivors include her husband, Gerald Voyles; son, David Voyles; three daughters, Jane Southerland, Susan Lee, and Julie McClure; sister, Dorothy Stocksdale; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, February 23 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in Galena Cemetery.
    DORIS L. DAVIDSON, 64, Salem, died Friday, February 20 at her residence.
    She had been a life resident of Clark and Washington Counties.
    Survivors include three sons, J. Kevin Cornett, Brandon and Scott Davidson, all of Salem; two brothers, Paul Garrett of Otisco and Clarkie Garrett of Jeffersonville; four sisters, Johanna Kidd of Clarksville, Dorothy Vessella of Cleveland, Ohio, Maxine Cleveland of New York, and Bobbie Garrett of Jeffersonville; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Tuesday, February 24 at Dawalt Funeral Home with cremation to follow the services.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
    HARRY EUGENE HENDRICH, 81, Central Barren, died Saturday, February 21 at the home of his son and daughter-in-law.
    He was a native of Harrison County and retired after 32 years from Wenning Packing Co.
    Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Thelma Jean Sappenfield Hendrich; son, Brian Hendrich; daughter, Donna Siegel, and four grandchildren.
    Services were held Tuesday, February 24 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in Central Barren.
    ALPHA QUINN, 85, New Albany, died Sunday, February 22 at Green Valley Care Center in New Albany.
    He was a member of Truth Undenominational Church.
    Survivors include his wife, Esther (Hazelwood) Quinn of New Albany; two step-daughters, Esther Kay Decker and Sharan Ann Stewart; three step-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, February 26 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.
    PAULINE COMBS, 81, Palmyra, died Monday at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
    Survivors include three sons, Shelby William, Dale William, and Rick Combs; daughter, Emma Jewel Stacy, and four sisters, Ida Martin, Goldia Gibson, Thelma Stacy, and Yvonne Martin.
    Services were held Thursday at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in Palmyra Cemetery.
    THOMAS HAROLD WEBB, 49, Charlestown, died Sunday, February 22 at his residence.
    Survivors include a brother, Steve Webb of Nabb; companion, Martha Welch of Charlestown; two daughters, April Moore of Taylorsville, Kentucky and Misty Stiles of Jeffersonville; son, Alex Welch of Louisville, and nine grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, February 28 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
    ADAM MATTHEW CLINE, 29, Memphis, died Saturday, February 21 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    He worked at the Powder Plant in Charlestown, was a volunteer fireman for the Sellersburg Volunteer Fire Department, a graduate of Silver Creek High School and a graduate of Ivy Tech in Sellersburg.
    Survivors include his parents, Norman Bruce Cline and Mindy Pfister Cline of Memphis; two sisters, Kellie Cline of Louisville and Carrie Brothers of Jeffersonville, and a nephew, Jacob Brothers.
    Services were held Wednesday, February 25 at R.D. Pyke Funeral Service in Henryville with burial in Bowery Cemetery in Memphis.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, care of the funeral home.
    DONALD R. COLLINS, Sr.,  73, Scottsburg, died Sunday, March 1.
    See related story in this section.
    SAM COLWELL, 70, Austin, passed away on Monday, February 23, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
    He was a member of the House of Prayer in Austin.
    Survivors include a daughter, Victoria Curtis of New York; three sons, Danny Collins, Kenny Collins, both of Austin, and Rodney Bowling of Scottsburg; a sister, Rita Collins of Austin; four brothers, Fred Colwell and Dwain Colwell of Austin, Darrell Colwell of Seymour and Ricky Colwell of Scottsburg; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were conducted at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin on Thursday, February 26, with the Rev. Bobby Spicer officiating.
    Burial was in the Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.
    Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home's website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
    JOHN D. EMILY, 94, Seymour, died Sunday, February 22, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    The Jackson County native was a famrer, truck driver and construction worker. He was a former Jackson County Commissioner serving eight years, and was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Seymour. He built and was  founding member of the former Crothersville Masonic Lodge where he served as worshipful master and was currently a mason at the Washington Lodge No. 13 in Brownstown.
    Survivors include two daughters, JoAnn Webster of Scottsburg; Janet Manger of Floyds Knobs; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.
    Services were conducted Wednesday, February 25, at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville with Pastor Dan McDonald officiating.
    Burial was in the Uniontown Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be given to Fisherman's Paradise Christian Church Children's Playground fund or Jackson County Humane Society in care of Adams Funeral Home, 110 E. Howard Street in Crothersville.
    Online condolences may be given to the family and a video tribute can be viewed at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.
    WANDA G. MAYFIELD, 94, Scottsburg,  died March 1.
    The Brownstown native is a retired beautician and was a member of the First Christian Chruch of Scottsburg, pastor matron of Scottsburg OES No. 107, past president of the Phi Bet Psi Soroity Theta Alpha Chapter, former member of BPW and Foresters.
    Survivors include two step-sons, Clarence Mayfield of Pekin and Thomas Mayfield of Lake City, Fl; four step-daughters: Frances Masters of Fountain Inn, S.C., Mary Sharp and Delores Fulkerson of Lanesville, and Joyce Graham of New Albany; 10 step-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
    Visitation will be today (Wednesday) and after 12 noon on Thursday, March 5, at Stewart Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, with Phil LaMaster officiating.
    Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Brownstown.
    Memorial contribution may be made in care of Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., to the First Christian Church of Scottsburg.
    On-line condolences may  be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home's website at www.stewartfuneralhome.net.
    ROBERT L. CLARK, 84, died Sunday, March 1, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    The Scott County native was a retired facilities maintenance man for Cummins Engine Company in Columbus and Walesboro. He was also the owner of Whispering Pines Wood Shop. He was a member of the Kimberlin Creek Baptist Church near Lexington. He served in WWII as a Seaman First Class in the U.S. Coast Guard. He was a member of the Moose Family Center No. 2324, American Legion Post 234 and a Past master of the Scottsburgh Lodge No 572 F&AM.
    Survivors include four son, Robert R. Clark of Columbus, Mike W. Paden of Batesville, Dennis Paden of Scottsburg, Gregory Paden of Scottsburg; a sister, Gladys Tyalor, U.S. Virgin Islands, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Today (Wednesday) at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Visitiation will be after 9 a.m. today (Wednesday). The Rev. Steve Brackney will be officiating.
    Burial will be in the Scottsburg Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions can be sent in care of Collins Funeral Home to Vista Care Hospice.
    THELMA ILENE HAWKINS SANDERS, 72, died Saturday, February 28, at Riverview Village in Clarksville.
    She was a homemaker and a member of the Scottsburg Church of Christ.
    Survivors include her husband, Donnie Lee Sanders of Scottsburg; three daughters, Lura Kaye Hampton, Julia Sanders-Legg and Michelle Sanders-Ralls, all of Scottsburg; two brothers, Hubert Hawkins of Scottsburg and Kenneth Hawkins of Carrollton, Ga.; a sister, Juanita Gladden of Austin; and a grandson, Michael Hampton of Scottsburg.
    Visitation will be at the Scottsburg Church of Christ  today (Wednesday) from 4 to 8 p.m. and after 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 5.
    Funeral services will be conducted at the Scottsburg Church of Christ at 1 p.m. On Thursday, March 5.
    Burial will be in the Scottsburg Cemetery.
    Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg were in charge of the local arrangements.
    ROSCOE BARRETT, 50, Scottsburg, died Saturday, February 28, at his residence.
    He was an Austin native.
    Survivors include his daughter, Beverly Barrett of Scottsburg; two sisters, Mary Smith of Austin and Flora Smith of Lexington; two brothers, Carl Barrett of Lexington and Tommy Mullins, Jr. of Seymour.
    There will be no services.
    Online condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
    MARY LOUISE PARKER SMITH, 65, Madison, died Saturday, February 28, at her residence.
    The Uvalde-Sabinal, Texas native retired  from Arvin Sango in Madison. She owned and operated Don's Fiesta in Madison and worked at Circle K. She was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church.
    Services were conducted Tuesday, March 3, at Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison with Pastor Michael LaFountain officiating.
    Survivors include a son, Dana Smith, a daughter-in-law, Debbie Smith of Scottsburg; one-grandson.
    Burial was in the Grandview Memorial Gardens in Madison.
    Memorial contributions can be made in her memory to the Mary L. Smith Memorial Fund, in care of the funeral home.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home's website at www.morgan-nay.com.
    PHILLIP EVERITT LOY, 65, Edinburg, Virginia, died Tuesday, January 13.
    The Springfield, Ohio native is a a U.S. Army veteran and served a tour of duty in Korea, and graduated from Scottsburg High School. He was a long distance truck driver for many years and was a member of Shenandoah Community Fellowship.
    Survivors include his wife: Mary Loy; a daughter, Becky Wakeman of Edinburg; a son, Doug Loy of Chandler, Az.; three sisters, Donna Weir of Salem, Virginia Robertson of Henryville and Angie Miller of Louisville, Ky., two brothers, Paul Loy of Sellersburg and David Loy of Loxahatchee, Florida, eight grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
    Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 17, at Valley Funeral Service in Edinburg, Virginia, with Pator Banks Swanson officiating.
    Burial was in Sunset View Memorial Gardens, Woodstock, Virginia.
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