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Obituaries - May 6, 2009 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009 00:00

ALBERT V. GREGORY, 89
BARBARA JOYCE MOORE HUDDLESTON, 61
JUDY TRUESDELL, 58
SUSIE MAE ELIZABETH YATES
NELLIE M. BILLS, 98
BRENDA J. HIATT, 55
WALTER RAY CRUM, 82
MOLLIE K. OGLE, 81
PEGGE KIRK RITTERSKAMP, 58
FAY MUNK DIETRICH, 92
DARLENE L. REECE, 69
GEORGE EUGENE "GENE" HEDRICK, 90
MARIETTA NORRIS, 79
ALEXANDRIA FAYE HORTENBERRY, infant
HARRY T. NEFF, 57
FLORENCE G. ROSENBAUM, 81
JESSIE GEORGEIA RILEY, 69
EDITH LUCILLE CHRISTIE, 94
JOE D. SNOWDEN, 86
DALE DEATON, 87
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
 


    ?ALBERT V. GREGORY, 89, Pekin, died Sunday, April 26 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
    He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Pekin. He served in WWII as a Tech 5 in the U.S. Army, had been a resident of Washington County since 1945, formerly of Laurel County, Kentucky, and was a member of the Pekin American Legion Post #203. He was a retired truck driver and transported milk for the old Temple Brothers in Pekin.
    He was preceded in death by three sisters.
    Survivors include his wife, Lou Verna Gregory; two daughters, Sherry Sneed of Pekin and Barbara Shaw of Lanesville; son, Windell Gregory of Benton, Kentucky; four sisters, Sally Cheek, Marie King and Mae Smith all of London, Kentucky and Nancy Nice of Cortez, Colorado; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, April 29 at First Baptist Church of Pekin with burial in Riley Gregory Cemetery in London, Kentucky. Dawalt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 240 Whittington Pkwy., Louisville, KY 40222-4904.
    BARBARA JOYCE MOORE HUDDLESTON, 61, Baxter, Kentucky, died Monday, April 27 at the home of her sister in Charlestown.
    She was an R.N. for 21 years at Lee Regional Medical Center in Pennington Gap, Virginia.
    Survivors include her husband, James Huddleston; mother, Cordia Morgan of Louisville; three sisters, Anna E. Gettlefinger of Palmyra, Laura M. Graebe of Charlestown and Patricia L. Morgan of Louisville; step-children, Jenny Sergent of Baxter, Kentucky, Elizabeth Bell of Nashville, Tennessee and David Huddleston of Louisville and several nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Thursday, April 30 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown.
    JUDY TRUESDELL, 58, Charlestown, died Tuesday, April 28 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    She was a cook for the hospitality and long term health care industry and enjoyed bingo, yard sales and collecting.
    Survivors include a daughter, Stacy Jo Truesdell of Charlestown; son, Jeff Todd Truesdell of Jeffersonville; mother, Wanda Copeland of Charlestown; four brothers, Jimmy Copeland of Robertsdale, Alabama, Douglas and Tommy Copeland both of Charlestown and Timmy Copeland of New Albany; companion, Bob Clegg of Charlestown and several nieces and nephews.
    Services were held Thursday, April 30 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Piney Grove Cemetery in Dawson Springs, Kentucky.
    SUSIE MAE ELIZABETH YATES, Clarksville, died Tuesday, April 28 at Wedgewood Manor in Clarksville.
    She was preceded in death by her son, Ernest DeVary.
    Survivors include two daughters, Ruth Tarter and Tina Ford both of Jeffersonville; son, Ronnie DeVary of Charlestown; half-brother, Harold Satterly of Clarksville; step-brother, Paul Turner of St. Louis, Missouri; two sisters, Helen Bare and Pat Mickel of Charlestown; three half-sisters, Wanda Worrall of Clarksville, Alpha Spencer of New Albany and Irene Matherly of Clarksville; step-sister, Annabelle Browning of Jeffersonville; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, May 1 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Walnut Ridge Cemetery.
    NELLIE M. BILLS, 98, Salem, died Tuesday, April 28 at Meadow View Health Care Center in Salem.
    She was a member of Mt. Tabor Christian Church in Salem and attended the Driftwood Christian Church near Vallonia. She had been a resident of Washington County since 1938, formerly of Crawford County. She was a retired cook with the Salem Elementary School Cafeteria, retiring in 1985.
    She was preceded in death by three daughters, Maudie Naugle, Peggy Ann Bills and Glenda McKinley; three sisters; four brothers and one great-great-grandson.
    Survivors include two daughters, Edie Anderson and Denise Pendygraft both of Salem; sister, Gladys Jones of Marengo; three brothers, Carl Chanley of Cape Sandy, Norman Chanley of Campbellsburg and Loren Chanley of Corpus Christi, Texas; 12 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, May 1 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in East Cemetery in Cape Sandy.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Salem Education Foundation, P.O. Box 89 Salem, IN 47167.
    BRENDA J. HIATT, 55, Floyds Knobs, died Wednesday, April 29 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    She was the former Brenda J. Bartley, a retired design engineer for AT&T, a member of the Indiana University Alumni Association and St. Mark's United Church of Christ where she was also in the TNT Women's Group.
    Survivors include her husband, Steven J. Hiatt; son, Richard Hiatt of Brown County; two daughters, Whitney L. Cassady of Greenville and Kristina Hiatt of Barrington, Illinois; brother, Robert E. Bartley of Borden; mother, Ozetta Bartley of Sellersburg and five grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, May 1 at St. Mark's Church of Christ. Seabrook, Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Expressions of sympathy may go to St. Mark's Church of Christ.
    WALTER RAY CRUM, 82, Sellersburg, died Wednesday, April 29 at his home.
    He was the founder of Crum's Heating and Cooling, a licensed plumber, a member of the Sellersburg Church of Christ, and a member of the Buckner Masonic Lodge for over 50 years. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with family and friends.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Barbara Luther of Sellersburg; three sons, David and Mark Crum both of Sellersburg and Joseph Crum of Greenwood, South Carolina; daughter, Patricia Edwards of Sellersburg; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, May 2 at Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg with burial in Sellersburg Cemetery.
    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
    MOLLIE K. OGLE, 81, Charlestown, died Friday, April 24.
    Services were held Wednesday, April 29 at Coots Funeral Home in Jeffersonville.
    PEGGE KIRK RITTERSKAMP, 58, Floyds Knobs, died at her home in Canton, Georgia.
    She was a retired teacher with the New Albany-Floyd County School Corporation.
    Survivors include her husband, James Ritterskamp; daughter, Jamie Goins of Woodstock, Georgia; son, Andrew Ritterskamp of Worcester, Massachusetts and three granddaughters.
    Private services were held. Cremation Society of the South of Marietta, Georgia, was in charge of arrangements.
    FAY MUNK DIETRICH, 92, Henryville, died Monday, April 27 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
    She was a homemaker and in the past served as the PTA president. She also enjoyed playing the piano for Mt. Lebanon Church.
    Survivors include two sons, Nelson and Thomas Dietrich both of Henryville and two daughters, Roberta Bastian of Henryville and Marilyn Dietrich of Ann Arbor, Michigan.
    Services were held Thursday, April 30 at Mt. Lebanon Presbyterian Church with burial in Mt. Lebanon Union Cemetery in Henryville. R.D. Pyke Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.
    The family requests donations be made to the church cemetery c/o P.O. Box 206 Henryville, IN 47126.
    DARLENE L. REECE, 69, Salem, died Sunday, May 3 at Meadowview Health Care and Rehab.
    She was preceded in death by two brothers, Lowell and Lloyd Crane.
    Survivors include a son, David McKee of Toledo, Ohio; daughter, Neva Lauth of Fargo, North Dakota; brother, Leonard Crane of Corydon; three sisters, Donna Woodward of Salem, Diana Worman of Bloomfield and Dorothy Haub of Corydon; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
    Services were held Wednesday, May 6 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
    GEORGE EUGENE “GENE” HEDRICK, 90, Salem, died Friday, May 1 in New Albany.
    He was a retired co-owner of Hedrick and Tash Insurance Agency. He was a member of Salem First Baptist Church, Salem Masonic Lodge #21, Scottish Rite, Valley of Indianapolis, and independent Insurance Agents of Indiana. He was an honorary Kentucky Colonel and was named Sagamore of the Wabash. He was a World War II Army veteran and a member of American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Marjorie Hauger and two brothers, Nelson and Otho Hedrick.
    Survivors include a daughter, Brenda Fortner of Floyds Knobs; brother, Jackie L. Hedrick of Campbellsburg; three grandchildren and two great-grandsons.
    Services will be held Thursday, May 7 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial with military honors in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    MARIETTA NORRIS, 79, Borden, died Saturday, May 2 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    She was a homemaker and a member of First Christian Church in Borden.
    She was preceded in death by two brothers, Rudy and Sherman Cook.
    Survivors include her husband, Robert “Bob” Norris; two sons, Robert J. Norris of Salem and Bill Norris of Pekin; two daughters, Buffy Gibson of Salem and Shanda Morris of Borden; sister, Juanita Bailey of Henryville; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, May 4 at Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Borden with burial in Martinsburg Cemetery.
    ALEXANDRIA FAYE HORTENBERRY, infant, was stillborn Wednesday, April 29 at Nortons Hospital in Louisville.
    Survivors include her parents, Derek Hortenberry and Rachel Barger of Pekin and grandparents, JoAnn Barger of Jeffersonville, Lash & Veda Strange of Salem, John & Patricia Shephard of Salem and Cecil Hortenberry & Kim Mull of Pekin.
    Graveside services were held Tuesday, May 5 at New Liberty Cemetery. Dawalt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    HARRY T. NEFF, 57, Pekin, died Thursday, April 30 at his residence.
    He was a retired air traffic controller, an Air Force veteran and a member of Daisy Hill United Methodist Church.
    Survivors include his wife, Carol (Carney) Neff; two sons, Andrew D. Neff of Kent, Washington and Alex Neff of Pekin; daughter, Amanda M. Hoaglin of Pekin; two brothers, Michael S. Neff and Patrick Nell of New York; sister, Ginger Frongillo of North Carolina; step-mother, Mertie Neff of Wildwood, Florida; grandmother, Rachael Neff of Corning, New York and seven grandchildren.
    Services were held Tuesday, May 5 at Daisy Hill United Methodist Church with burial in Daisy Hill Cemetery with full military honors. Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    FLORENCE G. ROSENBAUM, 81, Paoli, died Wednesday, April 29 at Kindred Hospital in Louisville.
    She was homemaker, a member of the Saltillo Christian Church in Saltillo and had been a life resident of Washington County.
    Survivors include two sons, Michael P. Rosenbaum of Paoli and Jerry W. Rosenbaum of Campbellsburg; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, May 2 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Saltillo Cemetery in Campbellsburg.
    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.
    DALE DEATON, 87, Scottsburg, died Sunday, April 26, at Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville, Ky.
    The Buckhorn, Ky., native was a coalminer and logger in kentucky and was a member of Civil Conservation Corps. He retired from the American Can Company in Austin.
    Survivors include: his wife, Meada Barger Deaton of Scottsburg; two daughters, Dorothy Edward Bowling of Scottsburg, Sadie Harrison Bowling of Scottsburg; four sons, Marshall Deaton of Pekin, David Deaton of Scottsburg, Buckie Deaton of Scottsburg, and Raymond Deaton of Scottsburg; a sister, Darcus Feltner of Scottsburg; 30 grandchildren, 59 great-grandchildren and 19 great-great-grandchildren.
    Preceding in death were: two sons, James Robert Deaton and Randy Deaton.
    Funeral services will be today (Wednesday) at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Jim Hoppas officiating.
    Visitation will be after 9 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.
    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.
    Preceeding 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 Jospeh 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.
    Preceeding 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 officated..    Collins Funeral Home of Scottsburg was in charge of the local arrangements.
    CARLESS SMTH, 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, Austined 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 gradaute 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 vai the funeral homes website at www.morgan-nay.com
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