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Obituaries - June 25, 2008 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 24 June 2008 23:51

DOROTHY LEE (SAUERHEBER) TONEY, 91
SHIRLEY L. (PAULSEN) STEMLE, 76
EARL RAY SCHAMEL, 84
GERALD L. "PUNK" BIERLY, 84
ARTHUR N. "SCOTTY" "DINK" SCOTT SR., 87
MARGIE I. GREGORY, 85
ELMA DAUGHERTY, 80
CHARLES E. PFISTER, 58
MAUNA JUNE CAROTHERS, 78
DANNY DALE ADKINS, 48
MILDRED LOUISE WISEHART, 86
BILL BECKORT, 69
ERNEST W. "ERNIE" BUSH, 76
BRENDA K. DUGGIN, 51
FRANCES MORGAN, 94
ANDREW W. (NICK) FORD SR., 83
DONALD L. MYERS, 70
GLADYS N. (MARTIN) JEFFS, 97
CHARLOTTE KAY COMBS, 45
MINNIE HAMMERSLEY, 93
BETTY JEAN CAUDILL, 76
JERRY D. MAY, 56
LOIS L. BARNARD, 86
WILLIAM JOSEPH "BILLY JOE" MOORE, 50
D. ADELINE BURRESS, 84
JEREMY LEE PERRY, 34
CALLIE JOHNSON, 81
 

 

 

?DOROTHY LEE (SAUERHEBER) TONEY, 91, of Palmyra, formerly Leavenworth, died Thursday, June 12, at her home.
    She was a homemaker, graduate of Leavenworth High School, member of Leavenworth Presbyterian Church, Homemakers, Club, Eastern Star,and Senior Citizens.
    Survivors include her daughter, Cindy Hanover of Floyds Knobs; grandchildren, Quentin Naville, Joseph Naville, Amanda Roach, and Nicholas Naville; four great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Sunday, June 15, at the Dillman-Green Funeral Home in Marengo.
    Expressions of sympathy can be made to Hospice or the Leavenworth Presbyterian Church.


    SHIRLEY L. (PAULSEN) STEMLE, 76, of New Albany, died Friday, June 13, at her residence.
    She was a member of Our Lade of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in New Albany.
    Survivors include her children, Bill Stemle of New Albany, Susan Kruer of Georgetown, Brian Stemle of Charlestown, and Matt Stemle of New Albany; and 13 grandchildren.
    Services were held Tuesday, June 17, in the Paul F. Kraft, Sr. Memorial Chapel at Generations Funeral Home in New Albany with burial to follow at SCI Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
    Expressions of sympathy can be made to Hosparus-the Hospice of Southern Indiana.


    EARL RAY SCHAMEL, 84, of New Albany, died Friday, June 13, at Autumn Woods Health Care in New Albany.
    He was a retired plant manager for Dryden Provision Co. He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving with the 1st Engineer Special Brigade on D-Day. He was a graduate of the Bryant and Stratton Business College.
    Survivors include his wife, Mildred Ann Sanders Schamel; two sons, Steve Schamel of Greenville and Gregg Schamel of Warren, MI; three daughters, Monica Schamel of New Albany, Marsha Schamel of Louisville, and Maria Lancaster of New Albany; a brother, Jack Schamel; a sister, Jeam Homberger; both of Greenville; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
    No services were held and cremation was chosen. Chapman Funeral Home in Clarksville was in charge of arrangements.
    Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Floyd County Animal Rescue League.


    GERALD L. “PUNK” BIERLY, 84, of Borden, died Monday, June 16, at Clark Rehab Skilled Nursing Center.
    He retired from Kimball’s in Borden after 32 years, was a veteran of the Army and Air Force, and member of Borden Christian Church.
    Survivors include his wife, A. Dorothy (Scheierman) Bierly; a daughter, Glenna L. Newby of Henryville; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, June 18, at Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Borden with burial in Walnut Hill in Borden.


    ARTHUR N. “SCOTTY” “DINK” SCOTT, SR., 87, of New Albany, died Monday, June 16, at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    He was a native of New Albany and retired as New Albany Animal Warden after some 30 years of service.
    Survivors include his wife, Lynn Scott and former wife, Anna Scott; children, Anna Valentine, Theresa Honey, Arthur Scott, Jr., Sidney Scott, Christopher Scott, Tony Scott, Melissa Scott, Leona Duckworth, Shannon Graham, Heather Johnson, Helen Scott; three sisters, Helen Moore, Ana Mae Cook and Christine Alexander; one brother, David Scott; 47 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Friday, June 20, at the Kraft Funeral Chapel with cremation following.


    MARGIE I. GREGORY, 85, of Jeffersonville, died Monday, June 16, at University of Louisville Hospital.
    She was a homemaker and a former employee of Colgate.
    Survivors include her son, Morris R. Gregory of Jeffersonville; sister, Mary Cannon of Jeffersonville; brother, Benjamin Morris of Jeffersonville; and several nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Thursday, June 19, at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.


    ELMA DAUGHERTY, 80, of Floyds Knobs, died Tuesday, June 17.
    Services were held Saturday, June 21, at St. Joseph Hill Catholic Church. Garr Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


    CHARLES E. PFISTER, 58, of Georgetown, died Wednesday, June 18, at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    He was a native of Louisville and a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lanesville.
    Survivors include his mother, Elizabeth Pfister; one brother, James Pfister; four sisters, Teresa Pittman, Louise Richmer, Janet Hamilton, and Patricia Pfister; 11 nieces and nephews, and three great-nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Saturday, June 21, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with burial in the church cemetery. Gehlbach and Royse Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Expressions of sympathy can be made to Interfaith Community Council in New Albany.


    MAUNA JUNE CAROTHERS, 78, of Memphis, formerly of Fairdale, died Friday, June 13, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
    She was a native of Clementsville, KY, taught grade school for many years and was a former member of the Eastern Star.
    Survivors include two daughters, Donna Tracht of Pittsburg, PA and Glenna Lewis of Memphis; two sons, Geoffrey “Jeff” Carothers of Brooks, KY and Robert “Don” Carothers of Lousville; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
    Services were held Tuesday, June 17, at Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg with interment at New Albany National Cemetery.


    DANNY DALE ADKINS, 48, of Jeffersonville, died Friday, June 13, at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    He was a member of the Nazarene Church in Borden and a former employee of Wash-O-Rama Car Wash in Jeffersonville.
    Survivors include his mother and father, Unita Faye Meneffe and Raymond E. Adkins; sisters, Rajean Lynn Adkins of Charlestown and Debbie Louden of Jeffersonville; brothers, Terry Adkins of Rushville, Mark A. Adkins of Charlestown, and Brian E. Adkins of Jeffersonville.
    Services were held Tuesday, June 17, at Coots Funeral Home in Jeffersonville with burial in the Ebeneezer Church Cemetery in Memphis.
    Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana.


    MILDRED LOUISE WISEHART, 86, of Clarksville, died Wednesday, June 18, at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    She was a homemaker and attended the Full Gospel Tabernacle in Sellersburg.
    Survivors include her daughters, Barbara Colvin of Charlestown and Wanda Allen of Cocoa Beach, FL; son, Anthony Warren of Gulf Port, MS; sister, Mary Perry of Carrollton, KY; 17 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, June 20, at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.


    BILL BECKORT, 69, of Underwood, died Wednesday, June 18, at his home.
    He was a self-employed salesman and was a Mason and a Shriner.
    Survivors include his parents, Earl Carl and Helen Marie Fulkerson Beckort of Corydon; his wife, Diana Kinder Beckort; sons, John Beckort of Charlestown and Jeffery Beckort of Borden; daughter, Terri Goode of Underwood; brothers, Jack Beckort of Scottsburg and Ron Beckort of Crestwood, KY; sister, Diana Harris of Corydon; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Satruday, June 21, at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Barnes Cemetery.


    ERNEST W. “ERNIE” BUSH, 76, of New Albany, died Wednesday, June 18, at his home.
    He was a native of Louisville and was retired as a mechanical engineer for the old Naval Ordnance Station. He was a graduate of the University of Louisville Speed Scientific School. He was an active member of Trinity United Methodist Church, and was a Navy veteran.
    Survivors include his son, Steven T. Bush of Lawrenceburg; companion, Carol Harris of Sellerburg; brother, David T. Bush of Gulf Breeze, FL; and sister, Martha Hoke of Jeffersonville.
    Services were held Saturday, June 21, at Trinity United Methodist Church with entombment at SCI-Graceland Memorial Park. The Market Street Chapel of Seabrook Dieckmann and Naville Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Expressions of sympathy can be made to Trinity UMC or the American Cancer Society.


    BRENDA K. DUGGIN, 51, of Salem, died Thursday, June 12.
    Services were held Sunday, June 15, at Weathers Funeral Home.


    FRANCES MORGAN, 94, of Salem, died Friday, June 13, at The Waters of Salem.
    She was a member of First Christian Church of Salem, a retired co-owner of the old Morgan Hotel and Morgan White Kitchen Restaurant in Salem for 32 years, retiring in 1966.
    Survivors include a son, Charles Morgan of Salem; sister, Jean Deaton of Salem; one granddaughter, three great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter.
    Services were held Monday, June 16, at Dawalt Funeral Home with interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
    Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Washington County Historical Society, 307 East Market Street, Salem, IN 47167.


    ANDREW W. (NICK) FORD, SR., 83, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, June 15, at his residence.
    He served in World War II as a Private in the U.S. Army. He had been a resident of Washington County for the past 29 years, formerly of Louisville. He retired in 1982 from Reynold Metals in Louisville.
    Survivors include his wife, Margaret J. (Askins) Ford; daughter, Cherie A. Betke of Kalamazoo, MI; sons, Herb A. Ford, Andrew W. Ford, Jr., and Nicholas Ford, all of Salem; sister, Ivy Cutiff of Scottsdale, KY; 16 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson.
    Services were held Wednesday, June 18, at Dawalt Funeral Home with interment at Crown Hill Cemetery with full military honors.
    Expressions of sympathy can be made to Hoosier Uplands Hospice, 1500 West Main Street, Mitchell, IN 47446.


    DONALD L. MYERS, 70, of Salem, died Sunday, June 15.
    Services were held Tuesday, June 17, at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.


    GLADYS N. (MARTIN) JEFFS, 97, of Morgantown, formerly of Salem, died Tuesday, June 17.
    She was a 1929 graduate of Pekin High School and retired from Pittman-Moore, now Dow Chemical, after 20 years of service. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Lebanon, was active in Church Women United in Lebanon, Boone County Farm Bureau and 4-H work.
    Survivors include her sons, Wallace Jeffs of Nineveh and John Jeffs of Morgantown; eight grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, June 20,at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home, Cremation, and Personalization Center in Morgantown. Local services were held Friday at New Liberty Baptist Church in Henryville with burial in the church cemetery.


    CHARLOTTE KAY COMBS, 45, Austin, died on Sunday, June 22, at Norton Healthcare Pavilion in Louisville, Ky.
    Born in Seymour, she was a member of Austin Community Church of God.
    Survivors include three daughters, Shelly Coomer, Sherry McIntosh and Stephanie McIntosh, all of Austin; her father, Rolen Combs of Georgia; two brothers, Dean Combs and Mike Combs, both of Austin; a sister, Tammy Cowan of Austin; and three grandchildren.
    Calling at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin is planned tonight (Wednesday) from 4 to 8 p.m.
    On Thursday, June 26, calling at the Austin Community Church of God will be held from 9 a.m. until the funeral service at 1 p.m.
    Burial will be in Spurgeon Cemetery near Austin.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


    MINNIE HAMMERSLEY, 93, Deputy, died on Tuesday, June 24, at King’s Daughters Hospital in Madison.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.


    BETTY JEAN CAUDILL, 76, Burley, Idaho, died on Wednesday, June 11, at the Parke View Care and Rehabilitation Center in Burley.
    She was a former teacher’s aide and was an Austin native.
    Survivors include a son, John F. Caudill of Heyburn, Id.; two brothers, Fletcher Warren Walker Jr. of Austin and John A. Walker of Scottsburg; three sisters, Margaret Blanton of California, Marjorie Hall of Cocoa Beach, Fl., and Anna Richey of Lexington; two granddaughters; and several great-grandchildren.
    Staff of the Rasmussen Funeral Home in Burley was in charge of cremation arrangements.
    A graveside service will be conducted on Saturday, June 28, at Scottsburg Cemetery.
    Staff of the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg is in charge of local arrangements.


    JERRY D. MAY, 56, Marysville, died on Friday, June 20, at his sister’s home in English.
    He was an electrician and a U.S. Navy veteran with 12 years of service.
    Survivors include two sons, Jerry D. may Jr. of Jasper and William Justin May of Hanover; four sisters, Geraldine Wood of Jeffersonville, Brenda Brown and Lana May, both of English, and Lisa Cummings of Eckerty; and several grandchildren.
    A graveside service with military honors will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 27, at Owen Creek Cemetery.


    LOIS L. BARNARD, 86, Bedford, died on Friday, June 20, at Garden Villa in Bedford.
    She was born in Buddha in Lawrence County and was a graduate of the old Tunnelton High School. A homemaker, she was a member of Englewood Baptist Church in Bedford.
    Survivors include two sons, Charles Barnard of Columbus and Danny Barnard of Ellettsville; a brother, Haden Crane of Bedford; two granddaughters; four great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
    The funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, June 24, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford. The Rev. David Ferry officiated.
    Burial was in Green Hill Cemetery, Bedford.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the funeral home staff to benefit her church’s building fund.


    WILLIAM JOSEPH “BILLY JOE” MOORE, 50, Madison, died on Friday, June 20, at St. Catherine Regional Hospital in Charlestown.
    A Jefferson County native, he was a lifelong resident and a 20-year employee of the Jefferson County Highway Department, where he was a crew leader. He also farmed and owned and raced horses. Memberships included Manville Christian Church.
    Survivors include a daughter, Tonya Vester of Madison; two stepdaughters, Rebecca Greene and Jennifer Mason, both of Madison; a brother, James A. Moore of Dupont; a sister, Wanda Spurgeon of Lexington; and two granddaughters.
    The funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, June 24, at the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Bro. George Severn officiated.
    Burial was in Mount Pleasant Cemetery near Canaan in Jefferson County.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the funeral home staff to benefit Mount Pleasant Cemetery or Manville Christian Church.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.morgan-nay, com.


    D. ADELINE BURRESS, 84, Scottsburg, died on Thursday, June 19, at Scott Villa Living Center.
    A member of the Vienna Baptist Church, she was born near Greensburg, Ky., and was a homemaker. She was a member of the ladies’ auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Scott County Post 6582.
    Survivors include three sons, Daniel B. Burress of Prospect, Ky., Paul L. Burress of Lexington and Phillip L. Burress of Indianapolis; a sister, Evelyn Blakeman of Louisville, Ky.; and four grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Monday, June 23, at Vienna Baptist Church. Pastor Jay Blythe and Pastor David Carroll officiated.
    Burial was in Scottsburg Cemetery.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg to benefit her church.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


    JEREMY LEE PERRY, 34, Scottsburg, died on Wednesday, June 18, at University of Louisville Hospital.
    Born in Columbus, he was a former maintenance worker and forklift driver at Jay Packaging in Scottsburg and at Jeff Boat in Jeffersonville. He was a member of and line officer with ABATE and a former First Responder, EMT and fireman with the Johnson Volunteer Fire Department.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Lea A. Boling; three sons, Kody A. Perry of North Vernon and Brandon L. Stamper and Logan Perry, both of Scottsburg; his parents, Chet and Peggy Perry of Hayden; a sister, Regina Austra of Hayden; his grandmothers, Barbara Dalton of Scipio and Betty Adams of Brownstown; and his great-grandmothers, Edna Chadwick of Shirley and Bea Hanson of Indianapolis.
    The funeral service was conducted on Saturday, June 21, at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Pastor Rodger D. Coy officiated.
    Burial was in Mt. Hebron Cemetery near Little York.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to assist his family.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


    CALLIE JOHNSON, 81, Austin, died on Thursday, June 19, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    She was born in Breathitt County, Ky., and was a retired employee of Morgan Foods Inc. in Austin. She was a member of New Hope Church of God in Scottsburg.
    Survivors include a son, Ronnie McIntosh of Austin; a daughter, Debbie Gibson of Austin; a brother, Luther Johnson of Carlisle, Ohio; a sister, Della Marie Johnson of Pikeville, Ky.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
    Burial was in Crockettsville Cemetery in Crockettsville, Ky.
    Staff of the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin was in charge of local arrangements.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.

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