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Obituaries - April 29, 2009 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 29 April 2009 00:00

SANFORD "SANDY" ROBERTSON, 84
CLAYTON SEALS, 92
DOROTHY M. KORFF, 78
LARRY E. DODGE, 49
DORIS J. CRITES, 82
JO ANN HENDRICKS HOLTHOUSER, 73
DARRELL "DL" MILLER, 65
NOEL RAY RONEY, 67
DALE DEATON, 87
JESSIE GEORGIA RILEY, 69
EDITH LUCILLE CHRISTIE, 94
JOE D. SNOWDEN, 86
NEAL CRAVENS, 91
RAY WILLIAM MORRIS, 81
JEFFRIE GILBERT, 86
CARLESS SMITH, 76
SARAH MAXINE BOYD, 57
HELEN MAE HAMMOCK, 72
ROBERT LEE "BOB" JONES, 65
 


    ?SANFORD “SANDY” ROBERTSON, 84, Salem, died Monday, April 20 in Salem.
    He was a veteran of World War II where he served in Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, and Central Europe campaigns. He received the EAME Theater Ribbon with four bronze stars, Good Conduct Medal, Purple Heart, Distinguished Unit Badge, the Victory Medal World War II and the Bronze Star. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Western Hills Country Club of Salem. He retired from Bucyrus-Erie Company after 25 years of service as an engineer erecting large mining machines.
    Survivors include his wife, Ellen Robertson; daughter, Dawn Glantz of Louisville; two sons, James Robertson of Winston-Salem, North Carolina and Jack Robertson of Louisville; two brothers, Charles Robertson of Milton-Freewater, Oregon and Carl Robertson of Indianapolis; sister, Carolyn Simpson of Salem; sister, Helen McAuliffe of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, April 23 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in Martinsburg Cemetery.
    CLAYTON SEALS, 92, Otisco, died Monday, April 20 at University of Louisville Hospital.
    He was a retired machine operator for Cummins Engine in Columbus, a member of First Baptist Church of Charlestown, V.F.W. Post #1427, Masonic Lodge #226, 32nd degree Mason, Eastern Star Lodge #596, Kosair Shrine Club, Kentucky Colonel and an Army veteran of World War II.
    Survivors include three daughters, Linda Stidham of Lexington, Alice Nelson of Louisville and Sarah Poff of Cocoa, Florida; two sons, James and Eugene Seals both of Marysville; two half-brothers, Harold Seals of Chattanooga, Tennessee and Ralph Seals of Litcarr, Kentucky; 15 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Friday, April 24 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
    DOROTHY M. KORFF, 78, Salem, died Tuesday, April 21 at her residence.
    She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church of Salem for 54 years and had been a resident of Washington County since 1955, formerly of Dubois. She was a homemaker.
    Survivors include her husband, Louis J. Korff, Jr.; son, Louis J. “Jay” Korff, III of Louisville; three daughters, Lana K. Dougherty of Corydon and Gina L. Naugle & Ava J. Kinney both of Salem; two sisters, Betty Fritz of Findlay, Ohio and Rosemary Wigard of Jasper and seven grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, April 25 at St. Patrick Catholic Church with burial in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper. Dawalt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Hoosier Uplands Hospice, 1500 West Main Street, Mitchell, IN 47446.
    LARRY E. DODGE, 49, Salem, died Sunday, April 19 in Kindred Hospital in Louisville.
    Survivors include his mother, Irene Dodge of Charlestown; two daughters, Stephanie and Stacey Dodge both of Jeffersonville; half-sister, Rene Dodge of Jeffersonville; step-brother, Jimmy Tucker of Charlestown and four grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, April 25 at Livonia Baptist Church. Cremation was chosen. Dawalt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    DORIS J. CRITES, 82, Bloomington, died Monday, April 20 in Garden Villa in Bloomington.
    She was a member of Graceland Baptist Church in New Albany and had been a resident of Bloomington since 2007, formerly of Louisville. She retired in 1992 from Trans Union Credit Corporation in Louisville. She also worked part time at the Suds Bucket Laundromat in Louisville.
    Survivors include a daughter, Marla Kay Keck of Bloomington and two grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, April 23 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Kansas Cemetery in Salem.
    JO ANN HENDRICKS HOLTHOUSER, 73, Charlestown, formerly of Louisville, died Thursday, April 23.
    She was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Randall and Charlesetta Hendricks Holthouser; her beloved twin, Joyce Tomlinson and two brothers, Chester R. and Donald A. Hendricks.
    Survivors include her husband, William R. Holthouser of Charlestown; son, David R. Hughes, Sr.; two daughters, Patti Glotzbach and Carolyn Holthouser; step-son, Norman Gene Holthouser; four sisters, Dorothy Wathen, Carol Dunn, Sherry Klein and Annie Baum; brother, Charles Hendricks; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and 23 nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Saturday, April 25 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Resthaven Memorial Park in Louisville.
    DARRELL “DL” MILLER, 65, Pekin, died Wednesday, April 22 at his residence.
    He was retired from Weller's Well Drilling where he was employed for 37 years as a Well Driller.
    Survivors include a son, Steve Miller of Pekin; daughter, Shalayna Hopkins of Pekin; two brothers, Gene Miller of Salem and Ronald Miller of Columbus; two half-brothers, Danny Miller of Pekin and James Jackson of Pekin; two sisters, Nancy Little and Anita Disponete both of Sellersburg and nine grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, April 25 at Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem with burial in Olive Branch Cemetery.
    NOEL RAY RONEY, 67, Fredericksburg, died Thursday, April 23 at his home.
    He was a former employee of Hurt's Lumber Company in Corydon and a member of Mt. Carmel Methodist Church in Fredericksburg.
    He was preceded in death by a daughter, Wendy Dawn Roney; two brothers, Louie and Richard Roney; sister, Beula Willis, and his parents.
    Survivors include two brothers, Roy and Douglas Roney both of Salem, and four sisters, Ruby Wright of Scottsburg, Nellie Baker of Youngstown, Ohio, Mable Bea Adams of Salem and Greta Meredith of Leitchfield, Kentucky.
    Services were held Monday, April 27 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
    DALE DEATON, 87, Scottsburg, died Sunday, April 26 at Hosparus Inpatient Car Center in Louisville.
    He was a coal miner and a Logger in Kentucky and also in the Civil Conservation Corps. He retired from the American Can Company in Austin. He loved hunting, fishing and gardening.
    Survivors include his wife, Meada (Barger) Deaton of Scottsburg; two daughters, Dorothy and Sadie Bowling both of Scottsburg; four sons, Marshall Deaton of Pekin, and David, Buckie and Raymond Deaton all of Scottsburg; sister, Darcus “Bobbie” Feltner of Scottsburg; 30 grandchildren, 59 great-grandchildren and 19 great-great-grandchildren.
    Services will be held Wednesday, April 29 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with burial in Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.
    JESSIE GEORGIA RILEY, 69, Paris Crossing, died Monday, April 20, at her residence.
    The Gays Creek, Ky., native  was retired from U.S. Shoe in Crothersville.
    Survivors include her husband, Norman Lee Riley of Paris Crossing; daughters, Angela Collins of Paris Crossing; Sharon LaVonne Helton of Paris Crossing; a son, Gary Lee Riley of Paris Crossing; sisters, Nancy Morris of Austin, Beatrice Morris of Indianapolis, Billie Grubb of Indianapolis, Myrtle Coomer of Austin, Mary Lilly Morris of Austin, Josephine LaHue of Austin, Agnes Regina Johnson of Austin; brothers, Harlan Morris of Austin, Roger Morris of Louisville, and Billy Joe Morris of Austin, nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
    Preceding in death: Theressa Carol Taylor, daughter.
    Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 24, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin.
    Burial was at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.
    On-line condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net
    EDITH LUCILLE CHRISTIE, 94, Austin, died Friday, April 24, at Scott Villa Living Center in Scottsburg.
    The Lexington native was a graduate of Hanover High School and St. Mary Business College of Madison. She was a retired secretary of Morgan Foods, a charter member of the Beta Sigma Chapter Psi Iota Xi and a member of the Austin United Methodist Church.
    Preceding in death was her husband, Joseph Marshall Christie.
    Survivors include three cousins.
    Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 28 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Stan Mohler officiating.
    Burial was in the Austin Cemetery.
    On-line condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
    JOE D. SNOWDEN, 86, Austin, died Thursday, April 23, at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
    The St. Helens, Ky., native served in the U.S. Air Force for 12 years.
    Survivors include his wife, Arbutis Couch Snowden of Austin; two daughters, Teresa Stanley of Newalla, Ok., Linda Snowden of Louisville, Ky.; three sons, Neal Snowden of Seymour; Charles “Pappy” Snowden of Clarskville, and Gary Snowden of Seymour; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
    Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 27, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. James Rodriquez and Vicar Michael Edwards officiating.
    Burial was in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin with graveside services conducted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1083 of Crothersville.
    On-line condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
    NEAL CRAVENS, 91, Crothersville, died Thursday, April 23, in Tulsa, Ok.
    The Crothersville native retired from  Morgan Packing Company for 32 years as a truck driver, and was a farmer and cut timber. He was graduate of Crothersville High School and served in the U.S. Air Force during WWII flying 32 missions over Europe as a Ball Turret Gunner on a B-24, he was a member of the VFW Post 1083 in Crothersville, a charter member of the Edsel Club.
    Survivors include three daughters, Shelley Sue Luke of Strongsville, Ohio, Terri Jane Vivion of Tulsa Oklahoma and Margie Lyn Cravens of Tulsa Oklahoma, seven grandchildren, one great-grandson, several niece and nephews.
    Preceding in death were: wife Marianna McGill Cravens, a daughter, Nealann Cravens.
    A graveside service was conducted Monday, April 27, at Gorrell Cemetery with a Military service conducted by the Crothersville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1083.
    Memorial contributions may be given to Clarehouse in care of Adams Funeral Home, 110 E. Howard Street in Crothersville, Indiana, 47229.
    On-line condolences may be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.
    RAY WILLIAM MORRIS, 81, Dupont, died Sunday, April 26, at his home.
    The Dupont native was a lifelong farmer and retired as  a rural mail carrier for Jefferson and Jennings County.
    Survivors include his wife, Jane G. Heath; three sons, Johnny William Morris, James Martin Morris and Daniel Joseph Morris all of Dupont; a daughter, Janet Kay Everitt of Lexington; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
    Graveside service will be conducted Thursday, April 30 in Dupont Cemetery in Dupont with the Rev. William Ramey officiating. Visitation will be today (Wednesday) from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Dove-Sharp and Rudicel Funeral Home in North Vernon.
    Memorial may be given through the Dove-Sharp and Rudicel Funeral Home to the American Diabetes Association.
    Online condolences may be given to the family at www.dovesharprudicel.com.
    JEFFIE GILBERT, 86, Scottsburg, died Thursday, April 23, at his home.
    The Manchester, Ky., native was a retired regional manager and salesman for West Bend Company in West Bend, Mi., for 20 years and was  a member of the New Frankfort Pentecostal Church and a U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII.
    Survivors include four sons, Ronald Lee Gilbert of Deputy, Robert Dale Gilbert of Conyers, Ga., Larry Wayne Gilbert of Lexington and Jeffery Ray Gilbert of Dupont; three daughters, Randa Jean Green of Dupont, Phyllis Diane Henry of Scottsburg and Jolene Herald of Silver Springs, Fl., a sister, Lena Smith of Scottsburg; five brothers, George Gilbert of London, Ky., Carlo Gilbert of Corbin, Ky., Hiram Gilbert of London, Ky., Joe Gilbert of Oneida, Ky., Paul Gilbert of Manchester, Ky., six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
    Preceding in death was his wife, Mattie Rosa Gilbert.
    Funeral services were conducted Sunday at New Frankfort Pentecostal Church with burial in Dupont Cemetery in Dupont Cicil Bowling and Marving Mcintosh officiated..    Collins Funeral Home of Scottsburg was in charge of the local arrangements.
    CARLESS SMITH, 76, Austin, died Thursday, April 16, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    He was a Union County, Tn. native.
    Survivors include daughters, Ronda Winchesters of Austin, Judy Morris of Scottsburg, Ruth West of Scottsburg; sons, Carl Smith of Georgetown and John Smith of Scottsburg; sisters, Waylon Cass of Leota and Ruth Mosley of Scottsburg; a brother, Carson Smith of Blocher, 13 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
    Funeral services were conducted on Monday, April 20 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin  with the Rev. Mike Brown officiating.
    Burial will be at the Little York Cemetery in Little York.
    Online condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
    SARAH MAXINE BOYD, 57, Austin, died Saturday, April 25, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    Survivors include three daughters, Debbie Caves of Austin, Pattie Nick of Austin and Nancy Day of Madison; two sons, George Hankins of Scottsburg and David Hankins of Austin, and nine grandchildren.
    Cremation was selected.
    On-line condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
    HELEN MAE HAMMOCK, 72, Ukiah Ca., died Friday, April 10.
    The Kentucky native worked as a model.
    Arrangements were under the care of The Eversole Mortuary in Ukiah, Ca.
    ROBERT LEE “BOB” JONES, 65, Hanover, died Sunday, April 26, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
    The Scottsburg native was a graduate of New Washington High School and was employed with Grote Industries in Madison, retiring as a chief quality inspector. He was a member  to the Lamplighters and the Quarter of the Century Clubs at Grote and attended Nabb Presbyterian Church.
    Survivors include his son, Mark A. Jones of Louisville, Ky., two granddaughters, four brothers, Richard Jones of Vevay, Ronald Jones of Charlestown, Roger Jones of Nabb and Randy Jones of Maryland, a sister, Margaret Cummings of Kansas City, Mo., several nieces and nephews.
    Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, April 30, at Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre, in Madison with the Rev. Toy Hedges officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. tonight (Wednesday) and after 12 noon on Thursday.
    Burial will be in the Crown Hill Cemetery in New Washington.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia Society or the American Cancer Society through the funeral home.
    On-line condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral homes website at www.morgan-nay.com
Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 April 2009 08:49