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Obituaries - March 25, 2009 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 31 March 2009 00:00

JAMES A. KEITH, 90
LEON CRAVEN, JR., 58
LAURIE TILFORD MERK, 46
TERRY LEE BLAIR, 52
TIMOTHY SHAWN BUSSEY, 44
MARY ALICE McPIKE, 88
CATHY JOANNE GLADDEN
GARY E. KEMP, 61
KIMBERLY SUE MULLINEAUX, 49
JOHN E. BENNETT, 68
AGNES (ROBINSON) DAVIS, 74
C. CHRISTINE BENHAM, 59
ELIZABETH I. LINDSAY, 94
MELBA J. TAYLOR, 85
RICHARD J. BURNS, 80
LULA (GOLDMAN) HUBERT ENLOW, 93
CORA LEE "PECK" FERGUSON, 83
DON GREGORY, 51
PATSY HUTCHISON, 67
WANDA F. CRAVENS, 77
CATHERINE CLARK STITES, 74
CAROL JANE COLE, 52
JACK WAYNE LILES, 77
LUCAS B. MACK, 44
 


?        JAMES A. KEITH, 90, Salem, died Sunday, March 15 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
    He had been a resident of Washington County since 1955, formerly of Pulaski County, Kentucky. He was a retired employee of the old Salem Cheese Plant and was a former employee of the old Salem Creamery.
    Survivors include a son, Kim Keith of Salem and a brother, Troy Keith of Eubank, Kentucky.
    Services were held Wednesday, March 18 at Dawalt Funeral Home with interment in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2201 West Sudbury Drive, Suite C, Bloomington, IN 47403.
    LEON CRAVEN, JR., 58, Salem, died Sunday, March 15 at his residence.
    He served during the Vietnam War as a Corporal in the U.S. Marines. He had been a resident of Washington County since 1979, formerly of Lawrence, and was very active in many community service projects. He was a life member of the Salem V.F.W. Post #6636, the Salem American Legion Cecil Grimes Post #41, Salem Moose Lodge #2380, and was the founder of the Catfish Masters of America organization. He was a former employee of Kimball Office Borden Division.
    Survivors include his mother, Mary (Gee) Ervin of Indianapolis; wife, Zita Jane (Ollis) Craven; three sons, Jim Young of Indianapolis and Wes and Quint Craven both of Salem; stepson, Jason Cullins of Campbellsburg; two daughters, Sucyua Craven of Pekin and Kayla Craven of Salem; two stepdaughters, Mary Jane Cox of Palmyra and Jamie Leister of Salem, and 15 grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, March 19 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Cremation was chosen with disposition at a later date.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern Indiana, P.O. Box 17, New Albany, IN 47151.
    LAURIE TILFORD MERK, 46, Greenville, died Sunday, March 15 at her home.
    She was a school teacher for Highlands Middle School in Floyd County and was a member of Georgetown Christian Church.
    Survivors include her parents, Louis and Frances Anderson Tilford of Corydon; son, Jacob Merk of Greenville; daughter, Hannah Merk of Greenville; brother, Douglas Tilford of North Vernon and a sister, Rhonda Bridges of Lanesville.
    Services were held Thursday, March 19 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown with burial in Wolfe Cemetery.
    The family suggests memorial gifts be made either to the Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation or to Making Strides for Breast Cancer.
    TERRY LEE BLAIR, 52, Salem, died Saturday, March 14 at his home.
    He was a truck driver for Exel Excavating and a member of Crossroads Baptist Church.
    Survivors include his wife, Martha Trueblood Blair of Salem; step-daughter, Tara Bell of Salem; two brothers, Alan L. Blair of Pekin and Tommy C. Blair of Madison; three sisters, Carol Sullivan, Marsha Rickard, and Tammy Glover all of Pekin; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Tuesday, March 17 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Franklin Cemetery.
    The family requests memorial contributions go to Hoosier Uplands Hospice.
    TIMOTHY SHAWN BUSSEY, 44, Louisville, formerly of Marysville, died Saturday, March 14 at St. Mary of Elizabeth Hospital in Louisville.
    He was a self-employed event producer.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Holly Scruggs; children, Hayley and Sean Bussey of Louisville; parents, Bill and Judy Bussey of Marysville; brother, Willie Bussey of Charlestown; two sisters, Tammy Bussey of Marysville and Kim Huff of Charlestown; grandmother, Eleanor Bussey of Nabb; father-in-law, Toby Scruggs of Louisville; sister-in-law, Julie Brackett of Louisville and brother-in-law, Joe Brackett of Louisville.
    Services were held Tuesday, March 17 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Heart Association or Hospice of Louisville.
    MARY ALICE McPIKE, 88, Campbellsburg, died Saturday, March 14 at her residence.
    She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Campbellsburg, had been a life resident of Washington County, was a homemaker, and will be remembered for her pie-making skills.
    Survivors include three daughters, Sue Ann Bennett, Betty Jean Chanley and Reba Kay Brown all of Campbellsburg; son, Jerry L. McPike of Campbellsburg; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Tuesday, March 17 at First Baptist Church of Campbellsburg with interment in Claysville Cemetery in Campbellsburg. Dawalt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Memorial Contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Campbellsburg, c/o Anita Collins, Treasurer, 435 East Oak Street, Campbellsburg, IN.
    CATHY JOANNE GLADDEN, Henryville, died Friday, January 9 while visiting her daughter in El Pase, Texas.
    Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Garry Gladden; two daughters, Shannon Goines and Heather Payne; mother-in-law, Edna Mae Gladden; sister, Linda Mendenhall; three brothers, Larry, Bob and Terry Brown; sister-in-law, Donna Cobb; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, March 21 at R.D. Pyke Funeral Service in Henryville. Cremation was chosen.
    GARY E. KEMP, 61, Brandenburg, Kentucky, formerly of New Washington, died Tuesday, March 17.
    He was a Machinist for L & N/CSX Railroad in Louisville. He enjoyed drag racing, restoring cars, vacationing in the Smoky Mountains, and was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
    Survivors include a daughter, Kelly Kemp Torstrick of Clarksville; son, Brian Kemp of Carlisle; companion, Betty Campton Kemp of New Washington; sister, Betty Cleffman of Madison and four grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, March 20 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial in Barnes Cemetery.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to Barnes Cemetery or the American Heart Association.
    KIMBERLY SUE MULLINEAUX, 49, Floyds Knobs, died Saturday, March 7.
    Survivors include her husband, David Mullineaux; mother, Barbara Lee Priddy; son, Patrick David Mullineaux; sister, Lee Anne Brumley and two brothers, Terrell A. Workman, Jr. and Steven E. Workman.
    Services were held Wednesday, March 18 at Pyke-Calloway Mullineaux Chapel in New Albany with burial in Fairview Cemetery in New Albany.
    JOHN E. BENNETT, 68, Campbellsburg, died Wednesday, March 18 at Nortons Hospital in Louisville.
    He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Campbellsburg. He served during the Vietnam War in the U.S. Navy. He had been a life resident of Washington County and was a member of the Campbellsburg American Legion Post #195. He was a retired employee of the old Hawk Precision Products in Campbellsburg and former employee of the old B.F. Goodrich in Salem.
    Survivors include his wife, Sue Ann (McPike) Bennett; three sons, Randy, Terry and Jamie Bennett all of Campbellsburg and seven grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, March 21 at First Baptist Church of Campbellsburg with burial in Cavetown Cemetery with full military honors.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Campbellsburg American Legion Post #195, c/o Roscoe Hartley, Treasurer, 155 South Sycamore Street, Campbellsburg, IN 47108.
    AGNES (ROBINSON) DAVIS, 74, New Albany, died Tuesday, March 17.
    Survivors include her children, Tom Davis of Des Moines, Iowa, Kathy Davis of Mt. Washington, Kentucky, Brenda Kadel of Bonita Springs, Florida, Charles Davis, Jr. of Seoul, Korea, Glenn Davis of Floyds Knobs, Jerry Davis of Floyds Knobs, Jane Witten of Georgetown, Phyllis Clark of Tampa, Florida, and Nancy Amy of Greenville; two sisters, Shirley Clements of Louisville and Eula Wright of Charlestown; brother, Joseph Robinson of Glenco, Kentucky; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
    Services were held Thursday, March 19 at Kraft Funeral Service with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Providence Retirement Home.
    C. CHRISTINE BENHAM, 59, Georgetown, died Sunday, March 15.
    Services were held Wednesday, March 18 at the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints. Seabrook, Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    ELIZABETH I. LINDSAY, 94, Sellersburg, died Sunday, March 15.
    Services were held Friday, March 20 at Williamson Funeral Home. Scott Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    MELBA J. TAYLOR, 85, Georgetown, died Wednesday, March 18.
    Services are to be announced at a later date.
    RICHARD J. BURNS, 80, New Salisbury, died Tuesday, March 17.
    Services were held Friday, March 20 at Swarens Funeral Home in Ramsey.
    LULA (GOLDMAN) HUBERT ENLOW, 93, New Salisbury, died Tuesday, March 17.
    Services were held Saturday, March 21 at Kraft Funeral Chapel.
    CORA LEE “PECK” FERGUSON, 83, Salem, died Thursday, March 19 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    She was a native of Daviess County, Kentucky, a member of Bunker Hill Christian Church and a volunteer for the American Red Cross.
    Survivors include two sons, Dennis Ferguson of Salem and Curt Ferguson of Falmouth, Massachusetts; two daughters, Freda Brooks of Mammoth Cave, Kentucky and Ellen Money of Sellersburg; five sisters, Ella Mae Cauley of Hennepan, Illinois, Ruth Reynolds of Lakeland, Florida, Clare McFarland of Louisville, Micki Henderson of Pensacola, Florida, and Alice Dows of O'Fallon, Missouri; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
    Cremation was chosen with a private service to be held at a later date at Utica Cemetery. Garr Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kosair Children's Hospital.
    DON GREGORY, 51, Scottsburg, died at  his home on Monday, March 16.
    He was a service technician for Coca Cola Enterprises in Louisville, Ky., and was a member of the First Christian Church of Scottsburg.
    Survivors include his wife: Julie K. Counard Gregory; three sons, Alex Gregory, Mason Gregory and Max Gregory, all of Scottsburg; three brothers, Gary T. Gregory, Alvin Gregory, both of Scottsburg, Troy E. Gregory of Terre Haute, sisters, Betty Case of West Palm Beach, Fl., Linda Lewis of Plainfield,; Alice Cash of Indianapolis, Sandy Masters of Scottsburg; and several nieces and nephews.
    Funeral services were conducted at the First Christian Church of Scottsburg with burial in the Cravens Cemetery near Vienna.    Collins Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the family for his sons, in care of Collins Funeral Home.
    PATSY HUTCHISON, 67, Scottsburg, died Friday, May 20.
    She is  a homemaker and a member of Green Street Baptist Church in Scottsburg.
    Survivors include two sons, Orville Leon Hutchision of Seymour and Robert Issac Hutchison of Scottsburg; two daughters, Brenda Louise Decker of Scottsburg and Tina Lynn Hele of Rosedale; a brother, Frank Kitterman of Lafayette; and sister Mary Hembree of Tennessee; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
    Memorial contributions may be made in care of Stewart Funeral Home.
    There is no funeral service, Stewart Funeral Home was in charge of the local arrangements.
    On-line condolences may be made to the family at www.stewartfuneralhome.net.
    WANDA F. CRAVENS, 77, Austin, died Thursday, March 19, at Scottsburg.
    The Washington County native was a former employee of the Crothersville Shoe Factory. She was a member of Mt. Eden Christian Church.
    Survivors include a son, Louis Cravens of Austin, two daughters, Frances Cravens and Pat Bowling of Austin. Three grandchildren, one step-grandchild and four great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 22, at Stewart Funeral Home with Bruce Stephenson officiating.
    Burial was in the Mt. Eden Cemetery in Washington, Co.
    Online condolences may be made to the family at www.stewartfuneralhome.net.
    CATHERINE CLARK STITES, 74, Madison, died Saturday, March 21, at the Water's of Clifty Falls in Madison.
    The Crothersville native  was a former employee of House of Flowers, was a telephone operator at the State Hospital in Pennsylvania. She was a member of the Lick Branch Baptist Church near Deputy.
    Survivors include two sons, Roger Stites of Danville, Ky., Glen Stites of Corinth, Ky.; a daughter, JoAnn Clark of Nashville, Tn.; two brothers, Virgil Clark of Cincinnati, Ohio, Gerald Clark of Columbus; a sister, Lois Clark of Indianapolis; five grandchildren.
    The funeral was conducted Tuesday, March 24 at the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Lick Branch Baptist Church.
    CAROL JANE COLE, 52, Seymour, died Wednesday, March 18, at her home.
    The Jackson County native worked in the Lutheran Community Home in Seymour, she was also an LPN  at the former Jackson Park Nursing Home now known as The Waters.
    Survivors include a daughter, Crystal Dawn Davidson of Crothersville; two grandchildren; two brothers, William Bill Stewart of Paris Crossing, Danny Stewart of Rising Sun; two sisters, Mary Anna and Earl Colvin of Crothersville; Regina Marie Stewart of New Albany; several nices and nephews.
    Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 24, at Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville with Pastor Brian Keith Stout officiating.
    Burial was in the Fairview Cemetery in Brownstown.
    Memorials may be given to the family in care of Adams Funeral Home.
    On-line condolences may be given to the family and a video tribute can be viewed at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.
    JACK WAYNE LILES, 77, of Madison, died Thursday, March 19, at Thornton Terrace Health Campus of Hanover.
    The Carroll County, TN. Native was a United States Navy veteran in the Korean War and was a Corpsman Second Class. He served the NTC, San Diego, Ca., the USNH, San Diego-Field Medical Training Battalion and the Superior Arms Training Regiment; Camp Pendleton, Ca., Third Battalion, Fifth Marien Division – First Medical Battalion, First Marien Division Fleet Marine Force, received theKorean Service Medal, United States Naval Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, United Nations Service Medla,Navy Good Conduct Medal, Purple Heart Medal and two Silver Stars. He was employed with Brown Shoe Company of St. Louis, Mo and was a superintendent of the company. He was  a member of the Lions Cub and Kiwanis Club of Caruthersville, Mo.,  and worked at the U.S. Shoe Company and served as the Superintendent of the Madison Plant, he later served as the Regional General Manager of Plants. He also volunteered at the King's Daughters Hospital. He was a member of the Madison Rotary Club, the Madison Elks Club No. 525, the Madison Moose Lodge No. 765 and had served as the drive chairman for the Madison Jefferson County United Way.
    Survivors include his wife, Betty Fuller Liles of Madison, a daughter, Lisa Vaughn of Scottsburg, two sons, Colonel Donald J. Liles of Garmisch, Germany and Joseph R. Liles of Canaan, four grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
    Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 23, at Calvary Baptist Church in Madison with the Rev. Mike Hamby officiating.
    Burial was in the Canaan Cemetery in Canaan with full military honors at the graveside services.
    Memorial contributions may be made in his memory at Calvary Baptist Church, Canaan Cemetery Association or Relay for Life, through the funeral home.
    Morgan and Nay Funeral Service of Madison was in charge of the arrangements.
    On-line condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home website at www.morgan-nay.com
    LUCAS B. MACK, 44, Suring, Wi. died Thursday, March 19, at home following an injury.
    The Madison native was employed as an engineer and managed utilities in apartment compleses and restaurants.
    Survivors include his wife, Tina Mack of Suring, Wi., his daughter, Kimberly Machelle Mack of Memphis; three sons, Joshua Barry Mack of Memphis, Brnadon Tyler Mack of Suring, Wi., and Sawyer David Mack of Suring, Wi.; two sisters, Cheryl Jackson of Edmonton, Ky., Theresa Cook of Jeffersonville; four brothers, Gregory Gene Mack of Madison; Curtis Mack of Deputy, Dennis Mack of Edmonton, Ky., Gregory Wayne Mack of Jeffersonville; one grandson, several nieces and nephews.
    Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, March 26, with visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. to the funeral will begin at 11 a.m. with Pastor Chuck Lynch officiating.
    Greuetzmacher Funeral Home of Suring, Wi., is in charge of the arrangements.
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