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Obituaries - March 18, 2009 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 18 March 2009 00:00

MATILDA PENNINGTON (MAMI)
KAREN SMITH WHEATLEY, 43
EVERITT NAPIER, 79
LARRY W. LITTLE, 61
LEE KRUGLER, 63
HENRY H. SCHULTHEIS, 91
RITA CATHERINE (BIR) NAVILLE, 89
CHARLES CLIFFORD BURRESS, 71
ILA GILBERT TAYLOR, 91
HAZEL DAWN WADSACK, 40
ROBERT E. "BOB" MARCUM, 57
ARVIL WEILBAKER, 88
MARY ALICE JONES, 65
CHARLES E. TWIGG, 92
DAVID LINN LAMASTER, 46
PHYLLIS A. BOWLES, 54
CATHY JOANNE GLADDEN
IRENE POVALERI GOODIN, 88
CLAUDE CAMPBELL, 57
DAVID R. MARSHALL, 69
JOHN HAYS, 79
DONALD RAY RITCHISON, 64
EULALIA MARGUERITE BAUGH, 97
 


?    MATILDA PENNINGTON (MAMI), Fredericksburg, died Wednesday, March 4 at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
    She was a member of the Christian Church.
    Survivors include her husband, Norman Pennington of Fredericksburg; son, Norm Pennington; daughter, Jill Vaughn of Memphis; brother, Marion Moore of Columbus; sister, Ruby Douglas of Columbus; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, March 14 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in Kays Chapel Cemetery in Fredericksburg.
    KAREN SMITH WHEATLEY, 43, Lebanon, Kentucky, formerly of Charlestown, died Monday, March 2 at her residence.
    She was a Certified Nursing Assistant and a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Raywick, Kentucky.
    Survivors include her husband, Tommy Wheatley, Sr.; four sons, Jason Smith of Lebanon, Kentucky, Josh Wheatley and Tommy Wheatley, Jr. both of Raywich, Kentucky, and Cedar Smith of Ft. Hood, Texas; mother, Virgie Pearl Bolin of Charlestown; father and step-mother, Arthur and Vivian Bolin of New Salisbury; sister, Betty Cozat of Salem; three brothers, Benny Bolin of Jeffersonville, Walter Bolin and Robert Bolin both of Charlestown; three step-brothers, Steven, Marlin, and Darrel; six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Monday, March 9 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Unity Missionary Baptist Church in Charlestown or the Karen Wheatley memorial fund.
    EVERITT NAPIER, 79, Scottsburg, died Friday, March 6 at his residence.
    He was a former employee of the State Highway Department and a farmer.
    Survivors include a son, Charles Elmer Napier of Lexington; three daughters, Betty Jean Caudill and Diana Whitaker both of Scottsburg and Teresa Napier of Austin; four sisters, Bertie Ryker of Spencer, Dorothy Taylor of Vevay, Rebecca Taylor of Scottsburg, and Thelma Fleenor of Little York; ten grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Friday, March 13 at Grayson Funeral Home with private burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
    LARRY W. LITTLE, 61, Salem, died Monday, March 9 at his home.
    He was an employee of Kimball Office Furniture and a former employee of Link Handle Company for 35 years. He was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church. He was an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Patty Smith of Salem; son, Doug Little of Salem; daughter, Tracy Day of Salem; two brothers, Monte Little of Sellersburg and Jimmy Little of Salem; sister, Tammie Lamb of Salem; parents, Lowell and Bessie Mae Little of Salem, and six grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, March 12 at Weathers Funeral Home.
    The family requests that donations be made to Salem Baseball and Softball Association, P.O. Box 296, Salem, IN 47167.
    LEE KRUGLER, 63, Livonia, died Sunday, March 8 at Norton's Hospital in Louisville.
    He was owner of Circle K Farms and Godfather's in Louisville.
    Survivors include his wife, Sharon Krugler; son, Bobby Krugler of Charlestown; step-son, Chris Vogelsburg of Charlestown; daughter, Jackie Krugler of Louisville and two grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, March 13 at Livonia Baptist Church with burial in Livonia Cemetery. Weathers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    HENRY H. SCHULTHEIS, 91, Georgetown, died Sunday, March 8 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    He was a longtime resident of Louisville, a retired self-employed carpenter, and a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in New Albany.
    Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Alberta Hoffman Schultheis; son, Ralph Schultheis; two daughters, Glenda and Brenda Schultheis; sister, Lillian Becker; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, March 11 at St. Mary's Catholic Church with entombment in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park. Kraft Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.
    RITA CATHERINE (BIR) NAVILLE, 89, Floyds Knobs, died Monday, March 9 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    She was a homemaker on the family farm and a member of St. Mary's of Navilleton Catholic Church.
    Survivors include two daughters, Betty Beck of Greenville and Mary May of Floyds Knobs and five grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, March 12 at St. Mary's of Navilleton Catholic Church with burial in the church cemetery. Kraft Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Alzheimer's Association in memory of Carl Naville.
    CHARLES CLIFFORD BURRESS, 71, Clarksville, died Monday, March 9 at Wedgewood Healthcare Center.
    He was retired from the Printing Industry as a Cutter Operator and served in the U.S. Marine Corp.
    Survivors include his wife, Gloria Mattingly Burress; son, Brent Burress of Clarksville; daughter, Dana Blasi of Louisville; four brothers, Paul Burress of Jeffersonville, Donald Burress of Borden, and Harry and John Burress both of Clarksville; three sisters, Evelyn Sutton of Sonora, Kentucky, Mary Hurst and Debra Cole both of Jeffersonville and three grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, March 13 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Owen Creek Cemetery.
    ILA GILBERT TAYLOR, 91, Otisco, died Monday, March 9 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    He was a former employee of E.I. Dupont, retired from the Metropolitan Sewer District in Louisville and was a member of the Park Street Church of Christ in Charlestown.
    Survivors include his wife, Ethel Sandlin Taylor; three sons, Harold Taylor of Antelope, California, David Taylor of New Washington and Brian Tracy Taylor of Otisco; brother, Charles D. Taylor of Louisville; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, March 14 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    HAZEL DAWN WADSACK, 40, Salem, died Monday, March 9 at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
    She was a restaurant cook.
    Survivors include her husband, Ronald Joseph Wadsack; son, Ronald Matthew Wadsack of Salem; two daughters, Mary Elizabeth and Katerina Nichole Wadsack both of Salem; three brothers, Ricky and Wayne Seabolt both of Pekin and Michael Seabolt and a sister, Diane Ratts of Pekin.
    There were no services. Cremation was chosen. Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    ROBERT E. “BOB” MARCUM, 57, Greenville, died Tuesday, March 10 at his home.
    He was a member of Greenville Christian Church where he was a Trustee and chairman of the church board. He was a member of the Machinists Union and retired from the Philip Morris Company where he was the chief union steward.
    Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Audrey (Preston) Marcum; four sons, Bobby Marcum of Greenville, Jerehmy Greenwell of New Albany, Paul Marcum of Greenville, and Joshua Greenwell of Greenville; two daughters, Crystal Davis of Danville, Kentucky and Brittany Marcum of Greenville; two nieces, Angela Hoyer of Georgetown and Brooke Sutherland of Louisville; sister, Audrey “Chickie” Marcum of Flatwoods, Kentucky and 14 grandchildren.
    Services were held Sunday, March 15 in the Paul F. Kraft Memorial Chapel at Generations Funeral Home.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Lung Association.
    ARVIL WEILBAKER, 88, Ashville, Alabama, formerly of Palmyra and Corydon, died Friday, March 6.
    He was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ and served as an elder in the Corydon and Ashville congregations. He spearheaded the establishment of the Corydon Church of Christ in 1974. He recorded weekly church programs for the Corydon radio station and lent his bass voice to gospel quartets and vocal groups for many weddings and funerals. He was a World War II Army veteran, having served stateside and in the Pacific. He served as National Vice-President, editor of the National Postmasters Gazette, and in many other positions for the National Association of Postmasters of the United States (NAPUS) and also received that organization's first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award. He edited two books, was an honorary Kentucky Colonel and a Sagamore of the Wabash, and served terms as President of the Chamber of Commerce of Harrison County, the Corydon Rotary Club, and the Palmyra Crossroads Civic Club.
    Survivors include four daughters, Elaine Cecile of Monterey, California, Valene Underwood of Ashville, Enn Wilk of Palmyra, and Ann Lostutter of Madison; two brothers, Nolan Weilbaker of Palmyra and Edward Weilbaker of Fredericksburg; seven grandchildren and two great-grandsons.
    Services were held Tuesday, March 10 at the Corydon Church of Christ with burial in Palmyra Cemetery.
    MARY ALICE JONES, 65, New Albany, died Thursday, March 12 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    She enjoyed Georgetown Hoya Basketball, loved to go shopping up and down each isle in the grocery store, enjoyed playing golf and bowling, and loved traveling. She was Vice-President of Bruce Fox, Inc., from which she retired after 42 years.
    Survivors include three sisters, Melba and Teri Jones and Nancy Russell; three brothers, Bill, Paul and John Jones, and several nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Monday, March 16 at Holy Family Catholic Church with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany. Generations Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation and Mass of the Air.
    CHARLES E. TWIGG,  92, Portland, died Tuesday, March 10, at the home of his daughter.
    He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during WWII in Europe. He was injured in the Battle of the Buldge and received a purple heart. He was a member of the American Legion Post 211 of Portland and the V.F.W. In Fort Recovery. He was a former employee of Sheller Globe in Portland.
    Survivors include a son, Charles S. Twigg of Columbia City; two daughters, Cheryl Morehous of Portland; Nancy Case of Scottsburg; two step-sons, Michael Eads of Portland and Jon Eads of Portland; three step-daughters, Marna Smith and Vickie Lewis of Porland and Lisa DeWitt of Syracuse; 25 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.
    Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 13, at Portlan Chapel of the Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home with the Rev. Karen Kemper officiating.
    Entombment will follow in the I.O.O.F. Twin Hills Cemetery in Pennville, with the American  Legion Post 211 conducting military graveside rites.
    Memorials may be directed towards State of the Heart Hospice.
    Online condolences may be sent to www.williamsonspencer.com.
    DAVID LINN LAMASTER, 46, Austin, died Saturday, February 28, at his residence.
    He is a native of Salem.
    Survivors include his wife, Sharon Weisenberg LaMaster of Austin; two daughters, Kayla Sampson of Austin and Desiree Garza of Austin; a mother, Mary Francis Hunley LaMaster of Scottsburg; three sisters; Carla Sue LaMaster of Scottsburg, Karen Joann Ebertshauser of Lexington., Genean Clem of Austin; two brothers, Mark Dewayne LaMaster of Florida and Claude Holt of Austin.
    Graveside services was Thursday, March 5, at Lexington Cemetery in Lexington.
    Buchanan Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
    Online condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
    PHYLLIS A. BOWLES, 54, died Monday, March 16, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
    The Richmond, Ky.,  native was employeed with Austin Tri-Hawk in Austin and attend the Crothersville Church of God.
    Survivors include her husband, Rick Bowles; four sons, Richie A. Bowles, of Jacksonville, Fl., Daniel L. Couch of Indiananapolis, Harold Rick “R.B.” Bowles of Columbus, James Dillon Bowles of Salem; a sister, Gloria Jean Hobbs of Pekin; a brother, Dan R. Couch of Middleton, Ohio; one granddaughter.
    Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 17, at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
    CATHY JOANNE GLADDEN, died Friday, January 9, in El Pase, TX.
    Survivors include her husband, Garry Gladden; two daughters, Shannon Goines and Heather Payne; a sister, Linda Mendenhall; three brothers, Larry Brown, Bob Brown and Terry Brown; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
    A special service will be held on Saturday, March 21, at 2 p.m. at R.D. Pyke Funeral Services in Henryville.
    IRENE POVALERI GOODIN, 88, Deputy, died Thursday, March 12,  at Hickory Creek of Madison.
    She was employed with Banner Laundry in Detroit, Mi. and she attended the Bethany Baptist Church in Deputy.
    Survivors include a brother, Tulio Povaleri of Deputy, several nieces and nephews.
    Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 14,  at Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.
    Burial will be at the United Memorial Gardens in Plymouth, Mi..
    Memorial contributions can be made in her memory to the New Harmony Baptist Church in care of the  of the funeral home.
    Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home's website at www.morgan-nay.com.
    CLAUDE CAMPBELL 57,  and Connie BOWLING CAMPBLL,  59, of Austin, both passed away Saturday, March 14, at their residence.
    He was employed at Morgan Foods in Austin and they were members of the First Christian Church of Scottsburg.
    Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Miller of Austin, and two grandchildren.
    He is also survived by five sisters, Carolyn Campbell of Clinton, Tn., Lora Jane Campbell of Hazard, Ky., Joyce Campbell of Hazard, Ky., Connie Lynn Campbell of Hazard, Ky., Mary Elizabeth Campbell of Hazard, Ky., and a brother, Ralph Campbell of Austin.
    She is also survived by two sisters, Penny Bowling McDaniels of Sullivan, Mo., and Vicki Bowling of Austin.
    Funeral services will be held today (Wednesday) March 18, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Larry J. DeWitt officiating.
    Visitation will be after 9 a.m. Today (Wednesday) at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin.
    Burial will be at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.
    Online condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net
    DAVID R. MARSHALL, 69, died Saturday, February 28, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    He was a retired engineer for Cummins Engine Company in Louisville, Ky., and Baltimore, Md., and was a U.S. Marine Corp Veteran.
    Survivors include a daughter, Shana R. Marshall of Bethesda, Md., a son, Mark D. Marshall of Columbus; two brothers, Max Marshall of Dayton, Ohio, and Donald L. Marshall of Scottsburg; a sister, Diane Kleopfer of Scottsburg and several grandchildren.
    A graveside service was conducted at the Scottsburg Cemetery with military services to be conducted at graveside. Cremation was chosen and there was no visitation.
    Memorial contributions  may be made to the Crothersville V.F.W. Honor Guard or Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust in care of the funeral home.
    Collins Funeral Home was in charge of the local arrangements.
    JOHN HAYS, 79,  Scottsburg, died Wednesday, March 4, in Hampton Oaks Health Campbus in Scottsburg.
    The Hazard, Ky., native was a retired self-employed truck driver and served during the Korean War as a Corporal in the U.S. Army. He was a member and former Post Commander for the V.F.W. 6582 in Austin and member of the Little York Lodge 512 F&AM.
    Survivors include his wife: Irene Tunks Shulz Hays; two sons, John Hayes, Jr. of El Paso, Texas, and John Paul Hays of Ocala, Fl.; four daughters, Alice Bryant of Scottsburg, Sandra Dotson of Lexington, JoAnn Saucey and Benny Lange of Silver Springs, Fl., three step-children; Bill Shultz of Louisville, Ky., Michael Shultz and Tina Payne of Scottsburg; a brother, Earl Hays of Scottsburg; a sister, Marie Boles of Albany, Ga., 20 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren.
    Graveside services were conducted Saturday, March 7,  at Little York Cemetery with Military graveside rites by Crothersville VFW Post 1083.
    Collins Funeral Home was in charge of the local arrangements.
    DONALD RAY RITCHISON, 64, Paris Crossing, died Thursday, March 12, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
    He was a truck driver for Wal-Mart as well as self-employed truck driver, he is a veteran of the Vietnam War in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Coffee Creek Christian Church in Paris Crossing, the American Legion Post in Seymour and a lifetime owner/operator of the Independent Driver Association.
    Survivors include his wife, Linda Darlene Hendreix Ritchison of Paris Crossing; mother, Ella Dart Ritchison; a son, Brian Ritchison of Scottsburg; a brother, Lester Ritchison of Austin, and a grandchild.
    Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 16, at Coffee Creek Christian Chruch in Paris Crossing with Pastors Jim Stobltne and Ron McKinney officating.
    Burial was in the Coffee Creek Cemetery with military graveside rites given by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Matt Hester Post 2021 of North Vernon.
    Dove-Sharp and Rudicel Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
    Online condolences may be given to the family at www.dovesharpprudicel.com
    EULALIA MARGUERITE BAUGH, 97, Hanover, died Sunday, March 15, at King's Daughters' Hosptial in Madison.
    She was a housekeeper, worked at Goodyear Enginnering Corp. in Charlestown, Meyers Manufacturing in Madison, Forrest Hearn Grocery Store in Paynesville, and the Civil Service in Charlestown. She was a member of the Paynesville Christian Church.
    Survivors include one step-grandson, Rick Christie of Scottsburg; two nieces; several step-great-grandchildren and and several nieces and nephews.
    Graveside services will be conducted today (Wednesday) at Mt. Zion Cemetery with the rev. Joel Almaroad officiating.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Jefferson County Animal Shelter in care of Vail-Holt Funeral Homes – Hanover Chapel, who also handle the arrangements.
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