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Obituaries - June 17, 2009 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 17 June 2009 00:00

GENEVA MAGEDELINE SPAULDING, 71
MICHAEL DAVID WILLIAMS, 41
ANITA DIANE MATA, 61
PATRICIA E. SPENCER, 74
ERNEST EUGENE ZINK
LAURA LEE (HOLUB) FRALEY, 47
VERDA CATHERINE GIBSON, 92
CHARLOTTE CAMPBELL JONES, 65
FLOSSIE WILSON, 88
MARTHA M. COOPER, 88
OTHAL JUNIOR "O.J." OWENS
HEARLD R. HAMMOND, 83
EVELYN E. FUNK, 92
ELLIS RAY MCKINLEY, 83
JOSPEH E. CUTSHALL, 85
VELMA MAY SHEPHERD, 84
DORIS F. SMITH, 76
DONNA M. PETERS, 74
JOHN ALBERT JACKSON, 53
CAROL LEE SEALS, 79
W. KENNETH THOMPSON, 80
ETHEL YORK WHICKER, 87
 


    ?GENEVA MAGEDELINE SPAULDING, 71, Charlestown, died Wednesday, June 10 at her home.
    Survivors include two sons, Lee Spaulding of Charlestown and Lewis Spaulding of Plant City, Florida, and three grandchildren.
    Graveside services were held Friday, June 12 at Charlestown Cemetery.
    MICHAEL DAVID WILLIAMS, 41, Charlestown, died Tuesday, June 9 at his residence.
    He was an auto body mechanic at Carriage Ford.
    Survivors include his parents, Lamon and Margaret Williams, Sr. of Charlestown; two brothers, Lamon Williams, Jr. and Ernie Lee Williams both of Charlestown and a sister, Janet Lee Welch of Jeffersonville.
    Services were held Friday, June 12 at Grayson Funeral Home with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
    ANITA DIANE MATA, 61, New Washington, died Tuesday, June 9 at Thornton Terrace in Hanover.
    She worked as a Nursing Assistant at Hanover Nursing Home.
    Survivors include two daughters, Valerie Lilly of Hanover and Rona Mayfield of Oklahoma; son, Spud Mata of New Washington; brother, Terry Kemp of New Washington; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
    Services were held Friday, June 12 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington.
    PATRICIA E. SPENCER, 74, Sellersburg, died Saturday, June 6 at Westminster Health Care Center.
    She was a native of Steubenville, Ohio and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.
    Survivors include her husband, James E. Spencer of Sellersburg; two daughters, Marjorie Makepeace of Sellersburg and Gayle Gotner of Washington and three grandchildren.
    Services were held Tuesday, June 9 at Westminster Village Recreation Room in Clarksville. Paul V. Shrader Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    ERNEST EUGENE ZINK, Fredericksburg, died Thursday, June 4 at Veterans Hospital.    
    He was a self-employed contractor, an Army veteran of WWII, and a member of Palmyra Church of Christ.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Della May Zink.
    Survivors include a son, Larry Zink of Jeffersonville; two daughters, Nancy Richardson of New Salisbury and Gloria Radcliff of Fredericksburg; three sisters, Martha Collins of Salem, Virginia Jarrett of St. Louis, Missouri and Mary Purlee of Louisville; five grandchildren, one great-grandchild and one great-great-grandchild.
    Services were held Monday, June 8 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in Hancock Chapel Cemetery.
    LAURA LEE (HOLUB) FRALEY, 47, St. Petersburg, Florida, died Tuesday, May 19 at Hospice House Woodside.
    She grew up in St. Petersburg and went on to have a 29 year career in cross country professional truck driving. In her spare time she created beautiful gardens, jewelry and exceptional scrapbooks for family and friends. Laura along with her husband and extended family of truckers received the 2006 Great American Trucking Family Title for their 125 years of family trucking which dates back to the late 1800's.
    Survivors include her husband, Jimmy L. Fraley, Jr.; parents, Rose Marie and John Jonescue; grandparents, Flora and Fred Switzer and special friend, Rosemary Fedorchenko.
    Services will be held Sunday, June 28 at 2 p.m. at the Borden Museum.
    VERDA CATHERINE GIBSON, 92, Charlestown, died Saturday, June 6 at Maple Manor Christian Home.
    She was a former cafeteria worker at Jonathan Jennings Elementary.
    Survivors include six sons, William A. Gibson of Tucson, Arizona, John W. Gibson and James L. Gibson both of Charlestown, David E. Gibson of Kansas City, Missouri, Lawrence D. Gibson of Jeffersonville and Michael A. Gibson of Otisco; daughter, Debra Gibson of Charlestown; 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, June 8 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
    CHARLOTTE CAMPBELL JONES, 65, New Albany, died Friday, June 5 at her home.
    She was a member of Stony Point Christian Church in Charlestown. She attended the Cincinnati Bible Seminary.
    She was preceded in death by her father, Norval Campbell in 1999 and a grandson, Zachary Wooten in 1993.
    Survivors include her husband, John Jones; son, Daniel Jones; daughter, Donna Jones Wooten; mother, Dondena Campbell; two brothers, James and Philip Campbell; two grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends.
    Services were held Tuesday, June 9 at Northside Christian Church with burial in Silver Creek Cemetery.
    In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Metro United Way or to Philippine Evangelism.
    FLOSSIE WILSON, 88, Salem, died Tuesday, June 9 at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon.
    She was a member of Mt. Gilliatt Baptist Church near Tyner, Kentucky and attended New Liberty Baptist in Salem. She had been a  resident of Washington County for the past 61 years, formerly of Tyner, Kentucky. She was a former employee of the old I.C.I. Americas in Charlestown and the old B.F. Goodrich plant in Salem.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee M. Wilson, granddaughter, two brothers and two sisters.
    Survivors include three daughters, Donna Weir of Mooresville, Wilma Bowling of Salem and Linda Crone of Palmyra; six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, June 13 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    MARTHA M. COOPER, 88, Salem, died Tuesday, June 9 at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
    She was a member of Livonia Baptist Church where she was the organist and pianist for over 70 years. She was also a member of Order of Eastern Star #286.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles G. Cooper.
    Survivors include two daughters, Linda Wineinger of Salem and Mary Beth Compton of Mitchell; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
    Services were hold Saturday, June 13 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Claysville Cemetery.
    Memorial donations may be made to Livonia Baptist Church or Claysville Cemetery.
    OTHAL JUNIOR “O.J.” OWENS, formerly of Charlestown, died Thursday, May 21 in Atascadero, California.
    He was a retired electrician with International Harvester in Louisville and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II.
    He was preceded in death by a son, Marcus.
    Survivors include his wife, Clara of Atascadero; son, Daniel of Bakersfield, California and daughter, Julia of Louisville.
    Services were held Thursday, May 28 with burial in Atascadero.
    HEARLD R. HAMMOND, 83, Floyds Knobs, died Sunday, June 7 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
    He was a retired maintenance supervisor from Rohm and Haas Company in Louisville and a long-time member of St. Mary's Navilleton Church in Floyds Knobs. He was an avid musician and thrived on being surrounded by his family.
    He was preceded in death by his first wife, Genevieve “Genny” Hammond.
    Survivors include his wife, Carol (Edelen) Hammond; children, Rose King, Bev Schmidt, Suzie Masden, Garry Hammond, Danny Hammond, Kathy Brown, Annette Kay, Tom Hammond, Chris Hammond, Lois Wadsworth, Judy Ouellette, Lisa Faske, Laura Grant, Donna Koopman and Robin Waldron; 34 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, June 11 at Southeast Christian Church with private burial in St. Mary's Navilleton Cemetery. Generations Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the WHAS Crusade for Children or Hosparus – Hospice of Southern Indiana.
    EVELYN E. FUNK, 92, Elizabeth, died Saturday, June 6 at Katrina's Elderly Care Home in Corydon.
    She was a homemaker and a dairy farmer and was a member of New Middletown United Methodist Church.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth; three brothers, Edgar, Earl and Paul Buse, and three sisters, Elizabeth Buse, Bertha Blake, and Pauline Boldt.
    Survivors include her five children, Viola Behr of Elizabeth, Paul Funk of Boonville, Shirley Johnson of Bargersville, Leonard Funk of Palmyra and Donna Funk of Indianapolis; two sisters,Gladys Keith of Clarksville and Margaret Krousgrill of Elizabeth; seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Tuesday, June 9 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon with burial in New Middletown United Methodist Church Cemetery.
    The family suggests memorial gifts be made to the American Cancer Society.
    ELLIS RAY MCKINLEY, 83, Sellersburg, died Friday, May 29 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    He graduated from Purdue University, was a retired engineer for Delco-Remy in Anderson, a member of First Presbyterian Church in Jeffersonville and served in WWII with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Hector.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Putnam McKinley and parents, Ray and Lelia McKinley.
    Survivors include three sons, Douglas McKinley of Cincinnati, Ohio, David McKinley of Colorado Springs, Colorado and Stephen McKinley of Bloomington; brother, A.J. McKinley of Borden; sister, JoAnn Faske of Borden; three daughter-in-laws and seven grandchildren.
    A private memorial service was held at a later date with burial in Maplewood Cemetery in Anderson. Scott Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    JOSEPH E. CUTSHALL, 85, Austin, died Friday, June 12, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
    The Austin native was a member of the New Providence Baptist Church in Austin and was a life member of the Jennings Township Conservation Club.
    Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Cooley of Scottsburg and Kimberly Rattenbury of Seymour; two sons, Thomas Cutshall of Austin and Joseph Cutshall of Austin; 13 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 15, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Randall Applegate and the Rev. Rash Sebastian officiating.
    Burial was in the New Providence Cemetery in Austin.
    Family request donations to go to the Jennings Township Conservation Club via the funeral home.
    Online condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net
    VELMA MAY SHEPHERD, 84, Adrian, Mi., died May 22.
    The Jackson, Ky., native was formerly of Scottsburg and was of Baptist faith and a member of the House of Prayer Church in Austin.
    Survivors include her sons, John Shepherd of Livonia, Mi., Douglas Shepherd of Madison;  daughters,  Rose Shaffer of Adrian, Mi., Kathleen  Sleek of Cement City, Mi., Lynda Sheppard of Buford, Ga., Judy Panaretos of Myrtle Beach, S.C., 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
    Memorial services will be conducted Saturday, June 27, at House of Prayer in Austin with Bobby Spicer officiating.
    Burial will be in the New Providence Cemetery in Austin.
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory to Hospice of Lenawee, 415 Mill Road Suite 4, Adrian, MI, 49221.
    DORIS F. SMITH, 76, Underwood, died Saturday, June 13, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
    The Indianapolis native was a homemaker and attended the Underwood Baptist Church and a member and former treasurer of the ladies auxiliary of the old Underwood Fire Department.
    Survivors include a son, Gary Smith of Underwood; three brothers, Floyd Campbell and Sam Campbell, both of Underwood, and Steve Campbell of Lexington; three sisters, Hazel Bowen of Austin, Ruth Brown of Tell City and Carol Campbell of Indianapolis, one grandson.
    Funeral services were conducted at Collins Funeral Home on Monday, June 15, with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association via the funeral home.
    DONNA M. PETERS, 74, Crothersville, died, Thursday, June 11.
    She is retired from Edge Comb Metals in Indianapolis after working as a computer/switchboard operator for 41 years.
    She was a member of the Crothersville Christian Church and the Crothersville Extension Home Economics Club.
    A private burial was held on Saturday, June 13, at Crothersville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Crothersville Cemetery or to the Crothersville Christian Church in care of Adams Funeral Home.
    JOHN ALBERT JACKSON, 53, Jennings County, died Friday, June 12, in Seymour.
    The Jennings/Jackson County native was a former employee of Cummins Engine Company, Culligan, Lowe's Distribution Center in North Vernon, and attended Crothersville Schools.
    Survivorers include three daughters, Angela Pringle of Seymour, Jonrah Gambrel of Seymour, Jenneil Jackson of Jennings County; a son, John Jackson of Washington, six grandchildren and three step-grandchildren, four sisters, Clara Ross of Commiskey, Janus Hall of Crothersville, Juanita Lowry of Scottsburg, Jane Hien of Crothersville, two brothers, C. Scott Jackson of Crothersville; Robert Jackson of Crothersville.
    Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 15, at C Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville and Cana Cemetery with Michael Hein officiating.
    Memorial may be given to the family for funeral expenses via the funeral home.
    Online condolences may be given at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com
    CAROL LEE SEALS, 79, Retreat, died Friday, June 12, at Hospice inpatient facility in Columbus.
    She worked for the U.S. Shoe Corp., and then retired from Cummins Engine Company.
    Survivors include her sons, David Seals of Retreat, two sisters, Faye Ruth Wineinger of Retreat and Lana Abner of Scottsburg.
    A graveside service was conducted, Monday, June 15, at Uniontown Cemetery with the Rev. Ralph Hillenburg officiating.
    Memorials may be given to Jackson County Humane Society or to Hospice of South Central Indiana via the funeral home.
    On-line condolences may be given at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com
    W. KENNETH THOMPSON, 80, Greenwood, died Sunday, June 14.
    The former Scottsburg resident had a career in insurance and real estate. He was a member of the Moose, Shrine, former Democrat County Chairman and Ninth District Chairman, recipient of Scottsburg Lion's Club Basketball Award, a Sagamore of the Wabash and a Kentucky Colonel.
    Survivors include his wife, Jeannette Thompson of Greenwood; two sons, Kerry Thompson of Scottsburg, Kevin Thompson of Beavercreek, Ohio; a daughter, Denise Smith of Scottsburg; two step-sons, Dan Church of Reno, Nv., David Church of Whiteland; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Edna Nowling of Princeton.
    Funeral services will be conducted today (Wednesday) at Stewart Funeral Home at 7 p.m.. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m.    
    Burial will be in the Scottsburg Cemetery with Joe D. Smith officiating.
    Memorial contributions can be made through the funeral home to the Relay for Life or St. Francis Hospice.
    On-line condolences may be made at www.stewartfuneralhome.net
    ETHEL YORK WHICKER, 87, Hanover, died, Sunday, June 14, at her home.
    The Tyner, Ky., native retired from Hanover College as a housekeeper for the Horner family. She was a member of the Kent Christian Church.
    Survivors include two daughters, Jewell Crook of Lexington; Sue Armand of North Vernon, five sons, Ronnie Whicker of Hanover, Jonnie Mack Whicker of Madison, Roger Whicker of Kingsland, Ga.,  Charles Whicker of Seattle, Wa., Danny Whicker of Meridan, Ct., 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
    Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, June 18, at 4 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.
    Doug Lee officiated the service. Burial will be at the Lick Branch Cemetery near Deputy.
    Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the Kent Christian Church.
    On-line condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home's website at www.morgan-nay.com
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 June 2009 11:47