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Obituaries - April 22, 2009 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 22 April 2009 00:00

CLARA F. KNAPP, 86
FRANK BAKER, JR., 82
SUE ANN MOORE, 71
ROSS TURNER, 89
GRANT GRAVES, 94
RAY CALLAHAN, 71
ARNOLD LYONS, JR., 53 and CHARLENE LYONS COLE, 56
GARRY JOHNSON, 68
JENNIE LOUISE JOHNS, 53
JUDITH DIANA TAFLINGER, 62
SHARON CONNER, 52
EVA KING, 99
RUBY ELDRIDGE, 83
ROGER DALE BARRETT, 58
WAYNE DREWERY, 63
LILLA DREWERY, 95
KENNETH HELTON, 70
HELEN M. EVERITT, 96
CARLESS (JOHNNY) SMITH, 76
GENEVA P. RAGER, 91
RITA HUBBARD, 52
MELVIN EARL MOSIER, 72
 


    ?CLARA F. KNAPP, 86, Charlestown, died Wednesday, April 15 at her home.
    She was a homemaker and member of North Charlestown Church of God.
    Survivors include her daughter, Shirley Shain of Charlestown; brother, Palmer Chester of Charlestown and granddaughter, Stacie Griffiths of Indianapolis.
    Services were held Saturday, April 18 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Resthaven Memorial Park.
    FRANK BAKER, JR., 82, Nabb, died Wednesday, April 8 at Hanover Nursing Center in Hanover.
    Survivors include a brother, Richard A. Baker of New Washington and two sisters, Betty Jean Millay of Louisville and Sharon Powers of Charlestown.
    Services were held Saturday, April 18 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    SUE ANN MOORE, 71, New Washington, died Tuesday, April 14 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
    Survivors include two daughters, Belinda Gill of Dupont and Paula Lewis of Dayton, Ohio; son, Jeff Grill of Dupont; two sisters, Betty Jean Millay of Louisville and Sharon Powers of Charlestown; brother, Richard A. Baker of New Washington; five grandchildren and three-great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, April 18 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    ROSS TURNER, 89, Charlestown, died Wednesday, April 15 at his home.
    He was an independent brick mason, a welder at Jeffboat, and a small plane pilot.
    Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Kursner Turner of Charlestown; son, Larry Turner of Scottsburg; three daughters, Sheila Knowles of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and Connie Standifer and Judy Turner both of Charlestown.
    The family chose cremation and no services. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    GRANT GRAVES, 94, Charlestown, died Tuesday, April 14 at Weston's Mini Home near New Washington.
    He was a retired sergeant in the United States Army having served in World War II and was a former prisoner of war.
    Survivors include his nephew, Jake Mayer of Nashville, Tennessee and caregivers Leroy and Iva Graebe of Charlestown.
    Services were held Friday, April 17 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Hibernia Cemetery.
    RAY CALLAHAN, 71, Pekin, died Sunday, April 12 at his residence.
    He was a retired owner of the old Bullitt Chassis Company in Pekin.
    Survivors include two daughters, Lisa Pate of New Albany and Tami Howse of Salem; son, Treavis Pate of Pekin; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, April 16 at Dawalt Funeral Home with interment in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    ARNOLD LYONS, JR., 53, Charlestown, died Sunday, April 12 at his residence, and his sister, CHARLENE LYONS COLE, 56, died Monday, April 13 at her residence.
    Arnold was a painter and retired School Board member in Columbus, Ohio.
    Charlene was a homemaker.
    Arnold is survived by his mother, Helen Lyons of Charlestown; son, Billy Lyons of Columbus, Ohio; Fiancé, Denise Harber; three brothers, Jack Lyons of Taylorsville, Kentucky and James and Danny Lyons both of Charlestown; sister, Brenda Smothers of Charlestown, and numerous nieces and nephews.
    Charlene is survived by her husband, Connely Cole of Charlestown; daughter, Tammy Deaton Adams of Charlestown; mother, Helen Lyons of Charlestown; three brothers, Jack Lyons of Talyorsville, Kentucky, and James and Danny Lyons both of Charlestown; sister, Brenda Smothers of Charlestown; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    Joint services were held Thursday, April 16 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
    GARRY JOHNSON, 68, Pekin, died Tuesday, April 14 at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
    She was a retired English teacher and Librarian. She was a graduate of University of Louisville and Spaulding College.
    She is survived by her husband of 33 years, John Kendall Johnson of Pekin; two sons, Robert Rosenberg of Lexington, Kentucky and Jonah Michael Johnson of Ann Arbor, Michigan; daughter, Abigail Sewell of Bowling Green, Kentucky; sister, Corliss Block of Saugerties, New York and two grandchildren.
    Cremation was chosen and there will be no services. Weathers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    JENNIE LOUISE JOHNS, 53, Charlestown, died Thursday, April 16 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
    She worked in a restaurant and in retail sales industries.
    Survivors include a son, James J. Hall of Jeffersonville; daughter, Stacey D. Baird of Charlestown; father and step-mother, Cecil and Vayola Johns of Sellersburg; brother, John R. Gibbons of Henryville; two sisters, Vanessa Flynn of Somerset, Kentucky and Joanie Massey of Jeffersonville and four grandchildren.
    Services were held Tuesday, April 21 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
    JUDITH DIANA TAFLINGER, 62, Nabb, died Thursday, April 16.
    She was retired and previously employed by Meyer and Son, Grote Manufacturing, and Carol's Custom Curtains. She was a member of New Washington Christian Church.
    Survivors include her husband, John Paul Taflinger of Nabb; son, Christopher Paul Taflinger of Nabb and two sisters, Jean Robbins of North Vernon and Carol Ann Robinson of Madison.
    Services were held Monday, April 20 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    SHARON CONNER, 52, Pekin, died Sunday, April 19 at her home.
    She was a custodian at Floyd Central High School for six years, a member of Memphis Community Church and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
    Survivors include her husband, Randy Conner of Pekin; son, Thomas Coats of Pekin; step-son, Cody Conner of Sellersburg; daughter, Brandy M. Hedrick of Borden; step-daughter, Chelsea Conner of Sellersburg; two brothers, James T. Stone and Martin J. Stone both of Pekin; three sisters, Nancy Taylor of Pekin, Patricia Coats of Borden and Lynn Waters of New Albany; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    Services will be held Thursday, April 23 at Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg with burial in Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Henryville.
    EVA KING, 99, of Crothersville, died Tuesday, April 14, at Hoosier Christian Village in Brownstown..
    She was a homemaker and was a life-long member of Tampico Christian Church and a member of the Crothersville Senior Citizens.
    Survivors include three children, Bill Miller, Jim Huls and Merrill King, all of Crothersville; a brother, Gene Stout of Elizabethtown; ten grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
    The funeral was conducted Friday, April 17, at Tampico Christian Church with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery. Pastors Mike Hawkins and Frank Johnson officiated.
    Memorial contributions may be given to Tampico Christian Church, Hoosier Christian Village or Crothersville Cemetery in care of Adams Funeral Home,.
    Online condolences may be given to the family and video tribute can be viewed at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.
    RUBY ELDRIDGE, 83, Scottsburg, died Monday, at Scott Memorial Hosptial.
    The Scott County native was a retired inspector for the old U.S. Shoe Corporation in Crothersville for 33 years.
    Survivors include a daughters, Phyllis Hall, Sandra Hall, Patty Hall, all of Scottsburg; Sue Shearer of Martinsburg, Tammy Fleischhauer of Parker, Co; 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April1 16, at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made through Collins Funeral Home to Vista Care Hospice.
    ROGER DALE BARRETT, 58,  Lexington, died Tuesday, April 14, at his home.
    He was a an independent truck driver and formerly worked for Denny's Trucking and Bennett Trucking Companies both in Jeffersonville and a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 1282 in Stuart Fl.
    Survivors include his wife, Sheila D. Barrett; a son, Roy Barrett of North Vernon; two daughters, Janis Claxton of Sevierville, Tn., Ashley Barrett of Lexington; a step-son, Timothy Burr of Scottsburg; step-daughter, Courtney Cullins of Scottsburg; mother, Mildred Botsford of Scottsburg; a brother, David Barrett of Hope Sound, Fl.; four sisters, Joyce Lawrence of Jeffersonville; Linda Bussey of Scottsburg; Pamela Barrett of Freemont, Kellie Terry-Robbins of Scottsburg; 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    Funeral service will be conducted today (Saturday) at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg at 11 a.m. Visitation will be after 9 a.m.
    Cremation will follow the funeral with private burial at a later date in New Bethel Cemetery in Chelsea.
    WAYNE DREWERY, 63, Coahoma,Texas, died Thursday, March 19, at his home.
    Survivors include his wife, Glynn Drewery of Coahoma, Texas; a son, Preston Drewery of Keller, Tx.; a daughter, Shona Aberegg of Leander, Tx., one brother, Dale  Drewery of Tyler Tx., five sisters, Audine Harris of Aubrey, Tx., Dot Ditto of Big Spring, Tx., Nadelle Williams of Anniston, AL., Darlene Bennett of Scottsburg; and Shirelene Gunter of Farmington, NM., and three grandchildren.
    Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 23, at Midway Baptist Church, Big Spring Texas, followed by burial at Trinity Memorial Park.
    LILLA DREWERY, 95, Big Spring, Texas, died at Parkview Nursing Home on Sunday, April 5.
    Survivors include a son, Dale Drewery of Tyler, TX., five daughters, Audine Harris of Aubrey, Tx., Dot Ditto of Big Spring, Tx., Nadelle Williams of Anniston, AL., Darlene Bennett of Scottsburg; and Shirelene Gunter of Farmington, NM., several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, April 8, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring, TX., followed by burial at Trinity Memorial Park.
    KENNETH HELTON, 70,  Deputy, died Wednesday, April 15, in Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
    He is a retired employee of General Electric in Louisville, Ky. He served in the Armed Forces as a Spec 4 in the U.S. Army.
    Survivors include his wife, Amy Helton; two sons, Kevin Helton of Scottsburg, Allan Helton of Deputy, one daughters Amy Helton of Scottsburg; three brothers, Donald Helton of Lexington, Ernest Helton of Madison, Randy Helton of Lexington; three sisters, Marie Rose of Daytona, Fl., Sharon Rae of Holton, and Bernice Osborne of Phoenix, Az., 10 grandchildren.
    There are no funeral services with cremation. Collins Funeral Home of Scottsburg was in charge of the arrangements.
    HELEN M. EVERITT, 96, Scottsburg, died Thursday, April 16.
    She was a homemaker, a former employee of the Scott County Public Library, a member of the Scottsburg United Methodist Church and the Psi Iota Xi Sorority.
    Survivors include three sons, James F. Everitt, Jr. of Fairfax, Va., Edward M. Everitt of Bloomington, and Thomas J. Everitt, Jr., of Fairfax, Va.,  six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were conducted Saturday, April 18, at Collins Funeral Home. Burial was in the Scottsburg Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the Scottsburg United Methodist Church.
    CARLESS (JOHNNY) SMITH, 76, Austin, died Thursday, April 16, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    Survivors include three daughters, Rhonda Winchester of Austin, Judy Morris of Scottsburg, Ruth West of Scottsburg; two sons, Carl Smith of Georgetown, and John Smith of Scottsburg.; a sister, Waylon Cass of Leota; brothers, Carson Smith of Blocher, 13 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchildren.
    Funeral service was Monday, April 20, at Buchanan Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Brown officiating.
    Burial will be in the Little York Cemetery.
    On-line condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
    GENEVA P. RAGER, 91, Scottsburg, died Saturday, April 18, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
    She was the co-owner and operator of the old P.T. Rager Building Supply Company in Scottsburg. She was a member of the Scottsburg United Methodist Church, Phi Beta Psi Sorority, O.E.S. Chapter No. 107, Kiwaniannes Club and the Honeyrunners.
    Survivors include two daughters, Jeanine Polk of Columbus and Dawn Taylor of Lexington; a sister, Phyllis Kreeger of Fenice, Fl, five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter.
    Funeral service will be conducted today (Wednesday) at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg at 1 p.m. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Burial will be in the Scottsburg Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home for Phi Beta Psi Cancer Research or the Scottsburg United Methodist Church.
    RITA HUBBARD, 52, died Saturday, April 18, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    She was a homemaker and also a former employee of Holm Industries in Scottsburg and Valeo Sylvania in Seymour.
    Survivors include her husband, Charles. W. “Buck” Hubbard; daughters, Misty Asher of Louisville, Ky., Litisha Gay of Scottsburg; son, LeRoy Waldon, Jr., of Scottsburg; a stepson, Chuck Hubbard of Salem; mother, Joyce Turner of Austin; brothers, Ralph Bowling of Uniontown, Carl Turner of Scottsburg, Edward Turner of Scottsburg; sisters, Sue Brock, Belleville, Il., Frances Carver of Lexington, Grace Hargis of Scottsburg, Joy Silakowski of Scottsburg, eight grandchildren.
    Funeral services will be at 3:30 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg Visitation will will be after 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Wesley Chapel Cemetery.
    MELVIN EARL MOSIER, 72, died Friday, April 17, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
    He wa a retired general foreman for Cummins Engine Company in Columbus and employee at the Louisville International Airport. He was a member of the First Christian Church. He is a member of the Scott County Moose Lodge @324, Scottsburg Lodge 572 F&AM, Valley of Indianapolis Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, a former president of the Tri-County Shrine Club in 19993 and a Kentucky Colonel.
    Survivors include: a daughter, Kimberly Richey of Scottsburg; sons, Steve Mosier of Bloomington and Jeff Mosier of Scottsburg; brothers, Leon Mosier of Hobe Sound, Fl., Vern Mosier of Okachobee, Fl., Kenny Mosier of Scottsburg; a sister, Lucille Barrett of Scottsburg, eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 21, at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery. A Masonic Memorial service was also conducted.
    Burial was in the Scottsburg Cemetery.
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