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Obituaries - June 3, 2009 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 03 June 2009 00:00

CLARA JANE ROBERTS LONG, 81
PEGGY JO COLLINS, 69
BONNIE LEE KNIGHT, 78
SIDNEY ARNOLD MCINTOSH, 78
UNITA FAYE MENEFEE, 69
TIMOTHY LEE BRADING, 59
CLAUDE FRANK MORRIS, 91
RITA GALE ELROD, 57
IRENE L. WILLIAMS, 78
DAVID ALAN HARMON, 53
GENEVIEVE R. WAGONER, 87
HAROLD R. BROWNING, 78
HELEN K. OTT, 95
PHILLIP PAUL WERMUTH, 84
MAE CALDWELL, 101
MADGE O. WHITSITT CUTSHALL, 96
HAROLD RICK BOWLES, SR., 56
DR. HOLLIS E. MITCHELL, 86
 


    ?CLARA JANE ROBERTS LONG, 81, Charlestown, died Monday, May 25 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    She was a member of the North Charlestown Church of God and VFW Post 1427 and American Legion Post 335 Ladies Auxiliaries, and was a clerk in several local stores.
    She was preceded in death by her daughter, Margaret Lush.
    Survivors include her husband, Everett Long; daughter, Wanda Vest of Charlestown; two sons, Charlie and George Roberts both of Charlestown; step-son, Randall Long of Hanover; 16 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, May 28 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
    PEGGY JO COLLINS, 69, Charlestown, died Tuesday, May 26 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
    She was a thirty year employee of AMCEL Plastics Manufacturing in Louisville and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Charlestown VFW and enjoyed playing Bingo.
    Survivors include a daughter, Leah Pollard of Louisville; son, James Maggard of Edgefield, South Carolina; sister, Beatrice Parkerson of Charlestown; brother, Elwood Frazier of Vicco, Kentucky; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, May 29 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Bardstown Cemetery in Bardstown, Kentucky.
    Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Ladies Auxiliary of Charlestown VFW Post 1427.
    BONNIE LEE KNIGHT, 78, Borden, died Monday, May 25 at her residence.
    She was a member of the Emmanuel Methodist Church in Pekin and had been a life resident of Washington County. She was a retired employee of the old Smith Cabinet Manufacturing Company in Salem, retiring in 2001.
    She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Kenneth Knight; a son, Ronald K. Knight, and five brothers, Bill, Blaine, Ralph, Paul and Frankie Emery.
    Survivors include a son, Kenneth Dean Knight of Borden; two daughters, Brenda Colwell of Salem and Kenna Jo Thomason of Corydon; two sisters, Sue Lockenour of Pekin and Florence Lewellen of Scottsburg; eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, May 28 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Martinsburg Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 240 Whittington Pkwy., Louisville, KY 40222-4904.
    SIDNEY ARNOLD MCINTOSH, 78, Underwood, died Saturday, May 23 at Kindred Hospital in Louisville.
    He was a former press operator and leadman for U.S. Plywood.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Evelyn Murphy; three daughters, Sandy Mundell of Charlestown, Pam Hodge of Frankfort, Kentucky and Sydney Gay Miller; three brothers, Jimmy McIntosh of Charlestown, Finley McIntosh of Richmond, Kentucky and David McIntosh of Hawaii; three sisters, Nettie Hutchinson and Irene Quire both of Charlestown and Ida Nye of Leavenworth; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, May 27 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with private burial to take place at a later date.
    UNITA FAYE MENEFEE, 69, Charlestown, died Friday, May 22 at the home of her daughter.
    She was a former waitress and cook.
    She was preceded in death by her son, Danny Dale Adkins.
    Survivors include her children, Terry Adkins of Rushville, Mark Adkins and Rajean Lynn Dunn both of Charlestown and Brian Adkins and Deborah Loudon both of Jeffersonville, and several grandchildren.
    Services and burial were private. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    TIMOTHY LEE BRADING, 59, Pekin, died Friday, May 22 at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis.
    He was an employee of Navistar and a construction worker. He was also a member of UAW.
    Survivors include two sons, Chad Brading of Pekin and Tony Brading of Norfolk, Virginia; daughter, Lisa Pendleton of Salem; five brothers, Ronald Brading of Borden, Donald and Richard Brading both of Pekin, Lonnie Brading of Brandenburg, Kentucky and Michael Brading of Salem; two sisters, Leonia Trett of Salem and Katherine Burns of Pekin; mother, Edith Brading of Salem and seven grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, May 27 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    CLAUDE FRANK MORRIS, 91, Salem, died Thursday, May 21 at Meadowview Health Care and Rehab.
    He was a retired truck driver and a member of Raymond Baptist Church in Raymond, Kentucky.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Thompson Morris in 1986; daughter, Carolyn S. Nicholson; a half-brother and two half-sisters.
    Survivors include two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Tuesday, May 26 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    RITA GALE ELROD, 57, Salem, died Thursday, May 21 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
    She was the former owner of White Knight Dog Kennel. She was a member of Canton United Methodist Church and was active in several other area churches. She was involved with Washington County Lifeline and Teen Challenge and was an advocate for disability awareness.
    She was preceded in death by her father.
    Survivors include a son, Joshua Elrod of Salem; daughter, Jennifer Eddy of Jackson, Michigan; mother, Barbara Elliott of Salem; brother, Roger Elliott of Pekin; sister, Terri Johnson of Pleasureville, Kentucky and four grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, May 25 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Franklin Cemetery.
    IRENE L. WILLIAMS, 78, Salem, died Friday, May 22 at Meadowview Health Care and Rehab.
    She was a member of Wesleyan Methodist Church in Marengo.
    She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Virginia Franks.
    Survivors include her husband, George E. Williams; daughter, Nancy Ellen Dunn of Milltown; sister, Julene Robinson of Marengo; two grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Sunday, May 24 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Winslow Cemetery.
    DAVID ALAN HARMON, 53, Charlestown, died Thursday, May 21 at Baptist Hospital East.
    He was a school teacher for 22 ½ years and was the WHAS-PNC Excel Teacher of the Year award winner in 1997. He was also the General Sales Manager for Dominion Enterprises, a member of The Employment Guide General Sales Club, the $100,000 Sales Club, MIT Program, Rainmaker Award winner and The President's Choice Award winner, member of the BNI (Business Networking International), Derby City Chapter Officer, Louisville Society of Human Resource Management Board of Directors, Treasurer of the School for Wee Ones, Greater Louisville, Inc., Career Resources; Commerce Lexington, Southern Indiana Chamber, Jeffersontown Chamber, National College of Business (Louisville Advisory Board) Metro United Way Clark County past Education Chairman, ISTA/GCEA past officer and a member of First United Methodist Church in Charlestown.
    Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Rita Diane Hopwood Harmon of Charlestown; mother, Helen Jean Harmon of Sellersburg; father and step-mother, Melvin and Betty Harmon of Louisville and three step-sisters, Terri Hill, Kim Hall and Patty Puleo all of Louisville.
    Services were held Saturday, May 23 at First United Methodist Church in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    GENEVIEVE R. WAGONER, 87, Borden, died Monday, May 25.
    Services were held Friday, May 29 at First Christian Church in Borden. Garr Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    HAROLD R. BROWNING, 78, Sellersburg, died Tuesday, May 26.
    Services were held Thursday, May 28 at Garr Funeral Home.
    HELEN K. OTT, 95, Corydon, died Sunday, May 24.
    Graveside services were held Wednesday, May 27 at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Bean-Blossom-Cesar Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    PHILLIP PAUL WERMUTH, 84, Scottsburg, died Tuesday, May 26.
    The Louisville, Ky., native was a retired truck driver with the Courier-Journal in Louisville, Ky.,  and is a member of the American Martyrs Catholic Church in Scottsburg.
    Survivors include his wife, Freda Young Wermuth of Scottsburg; sons Philip F. Wermuth of Lanesville; David J. Wermuth of Republic, Wa., daughters, Virginia Ann Deanof Scottsburg, Freda K. Bonebrake of Salem; sisters, Mildred Nalley of Louisville, Doris Fryer of Louisville; 10 grandchilden, six great grandchildren.
    Funeral service were conducted Friday, May 29, at American Martyrs Catholic Church. Cremation will follow.
    Collins Funeral Home was in charge of the local arrangements.
    MAE CALDWELL, 101, Indianapolis, formerly of Scottsburg, died Monday, May 25, at Lakeview Manor Nursing Home in Indianapolis.
    She was a retired personel manager for the Ponnoco Hosiery Company in Grenada Ms., and a member of the All Saints Episcopal Church in Grenada, MS.
    Survivors include two nieces and one nephew.
    A private graveside service will be held at the Scottsburg Cemetery.
    No visitation. Funeral arrangements were handled by Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
    MADGE O. WHITSITT CUTSHALL, 96, Scottsburg, died Tuesday, May 26.
    The Scott County native was a former employee of Morgan Foods in Austin. She was a member of the Scottsburg United Methodist Church in Scottsburg.
    Survivors include her sons, Sam Cutshall of Madison, Kenny Cutshall of Madison; daughters, Bonnie Feuerstin of Madison, Linda Hall of Henryville; Sharon Cheatham of Scottsburg, 19 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 30, at Collins Funeral Home. Visitation will be after 9 a.m.
    Burial will be at the Liberty Methodist Cemetery in Hanover.
    HAROLD RICK BOWLES, SR., 56, died Friday, May 29, at his residence.
    The Washington County native was a retired employee of
Arvin Industries in Columbus, where he worked for 21 years. He attended the Crothersville Church of God  Crothersville, Indiana. He served during the Vietnam War as a Private 1st Class in the U.S. Army. He lived
most of his life in Scott County. He was a member of the Scott County Moose Lodge #2324 in Scottsburg, Indiana.
    Survivors include: sons: Harold Rick ("R.B.") Bowles, Jr., of Columbus, Indiana; Richie A. Bowles, Jacksonville, Fl.; James Dillon (J.D.) Bowles, Austin, Indiana; Daniel L. Couch, Indianapolis, Indiana; a daughter, Wendy Mullins of Scottsburg; brothers George Bowles of Austin, Allen Bowles, Henryville, Indiana; one granddaughter.
    Funeral Service were held at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Mt. Eden Cemetery.
    DR. HOLLIS E. MITCHELL, 86, died Saturday, May 30,  in Jewish Hospital and St. Mary's Healthcare in Louisville, Kentucky.
    The native of Eddyville, Kentucky, was a retired Dentist. He was an elder and member of First Presbyterian Church of Scottsburg. He served in WW II as a Quartermaster 1c in the U.S. Navy. Class President and Graduate of
Butler High School in Princeton, KY, BS Degree from George Peabody University in Nashville, Tennessee and graduated from University of Louisville School of Denistry 50 year Member of the Scottsburgh Lodge #572 F & AM, former longtime member of the Scottsburg Lions Club, Lifetime member of the American Dental Association and the Epsilon Epsilon Chapter of The Delta Sigma Delta Fraternity at the University of Louisville.
    Survivors include: daughters: Becky A. Mitchell, New Albany; Carol (Roger) St. Clair, Scottsburg; Marsha G. Mitchell, St. Louis, Missouri. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren, and 1 great grandson.
    Funeral Service will be at 11a.m. Today  (Wednesday) at First Presbyterian Church of
Scottsburg with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery. Military Graveside services will be conducted by Crothersville V.F.W. Post # 1083 Honor Guard. Visitation will be after 9 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Scottsburg. A Masonic Services was held Tuesday, June 2, at Collins Funeral Home by the Scottsburgh Lodge # 572 F & AM.
    Memorial Contributions: First Presbyterian Church of Scottsburg in care of Collins Funeral Home.
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