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Obituaries - July 2, 2008 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 02 July 2008 00:00

JANET LEE MULLINS SPICER, 58
MAX ELLIOTT, 80
ROBERT WAYNE EARL, 57
VIRGINIA KAY FERRELL, 67
MILDRED F. NICHOLS, 86
JOHNNIE S. "J.P." PHILYAW, 54
CONNIE S. SHULTZ, 49
ERNEST ALBERT BRUTHER, 89
DONALD F. ROYALTY SR., 78
HAZEL O. HUTTSELL VESTAL, 77
BILL BECKORT, 69
CHARLES G. NOLAN, 61
DAN BUSH, 79
MINNIE O. HAMMERSLEY, 93
GEORGIA E. DAY, 66
MARY H. HUFF, 87
KATHERINE GAIL GRIFFEE, 55
ELSIE MAE LEE, 88
IDA MAE ADKINS, 82
EDITH DARNELL, 70
MARY BETH BRANSTETTER, 73
DALE EDWIN KRAFT, 59
ERWIN W. BURTON, 84
DORIS LOUISE HAMMOND, 93
AILEEN MARTHA THOMAS, 94
ESTHER B. HILTON, 87
BENTON EDWARD MYERS, 81
DOROTHY J. MOSS, 86
JERRY D. MAY, 56
ELLEN JANE HUBBARD, 70
VIRGINIA WALKER BOAZ
NORMA JEANNE JEKINS INGRAM, 80
 

 

    ?JANET LEE MULLINS SPICER, 58, Seymour, died on Sunday, June 29, at the Hospice Inpatient Facility in Columbus.
    Born in Jackson County, she was a lifelong resident and a 1968 graduate of Crothersville High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree at Indiana University Southeast in New Albany and was a social worker at Lifespring Mental Health Services in Scottsburg. Memberships included the Church of Christ in Seymour.
    Survivors include three daughters, Rachel L. Nott of Crothersville, Kimberly A. Vance of Seymour and Melissa K. Skaggs of Freetown; her mother, Sarah M. Stout Monroe of Crothersville; three sisters, Wyanna K. Minton of Crothersville, Aurora “Alice” Hildreth of Paris Crossing and Teresa D. Rutherford of Bloomington; and four grandchildren.
    Calling today (Wednesday) at the Adams Funeral Home in Crothersville is planned from 9 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. Pastor Larry Sharpe will officiate at the service.
    Burial will be in Crothersville Cemetery.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit the Hospice Inpatient Facility in Columbus.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at ww.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.
 
   MAX ELLIOTT, 80, Hope, died on Sunday, June 29, at his home.
    He was born in Lebanon, In., and had owned and operated Max’s Marathon for over 25 years. He was also employed by Norman Funeral Home in Hope. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and attended Hope United Methodist Church.
    Survivors include two sons, Tom Elliott of Columbus and Rob Elliott of Austin; a daughter, Suzie Norman of Hope; a sister, Berna Dean Eddelman of Westport; seven grandchildren; and a companion, Mary Grace Miller of Hope.
    Calling at the Norman Funeral Home in Hope is planned today (Wednesday) from 4 to 9 p.m.
    On Thursday, July 3, the funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. Gerald Hancock and the Rev. Marianne Hawkins will officiate.
    Burial will be in Garland Brook Cemetery in Columbus.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the funeral home staff to benefit Hospice of South Central Indiana.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.normanfuneralhome.net.

    ROBERT WAYNE EARL, 57, Hanover, died on Sunday, June 29, at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis.
    He was born in Jefferson County and was a self-employed truck driver.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Diana Lynn Newman; three sons, Scotty Wayne Earl of Scottsburg, Robert Joseph Earl of Brownstown and Chad Robert Earl of Hanover; his mother, Betty Bosaw Owen of Hanover; a brother, Joseph Edwin Earl of Virginia Beach, Va.; a sister, Betty Earl Leach of Lexington; and eight grandchildren.
    Calling today (Wednesday) at the Hanover Chapel of Vail-Holt Funeral Home is planned from 4 to 8 p.m.
    On Thursday, July 3, calling will be observed from 9 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m.
    Burial will be in Barnes Cemetery.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the funeral home staff to benefit the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.vail-holtfuneralhome.com.

    VIRGINIA KAY FERRELL, 67, Scottsburg, died on Saturday, June 28, at her home.
    She was born in Scottsburg and was a 1959 graduate of Scottsburg High School. She was a former insurance clerk for Scott Memorial Hospital, where she had worked for 18 years, and also an administrative assistant for the Children’s Health Clinic at Kids Place, a position she held for 17 years until she retired this past January. She was a member of Scottsburg First Christian Church.
    Survivors include her husband, Dwayne F. Ferrell; three sons, Russell G. Ferrell of Terre Haute, Michael T. Ferrell of Indianapolis and Daren S. Ferrell of Scottsburg; a daughter, Leslie G. Flechler of Bardstown, Ky.; three sisters, Rita Stepp and Sue Smith, both of Scottsburg, and Shirley Combs of Charlestown, S.C.; and seven grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, July 1, at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Harold Barnett officiated.
    Burial was in Scottsburg Cemetery.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit the Children’s Health Clinic.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.

    MILDRED F. NICHOLS, 86, Scottsburg, died on Friday, June 27, at the Lutheran Community Home in Seymour.
    A life resident of Washington County, she was a retired telephone operator for Verizon Telephone Company in Seymour, where she worked for 35 years. Memberships included Mt. Eden Christian Church in Little York, Order of Eastern Star Chapter 34 and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 723.
    Survivors include two cousins, Helen Myers of Campbellsburg and Mae Agnew of Indianapolis; and two nieces, Rhonda Sult of Louisville, Ky., and Rosann Dixon of Jeffersonville.
    The funeral service was conducted on Monday, June 30, at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Bro. Bruce Stephenson officiated.
    Burial was in Gater Cemetery near Little York.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit the Gater Cemetery Association or her church.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.

    JOHNNIE S. “J.P.” PHILYAW, 54, Scottsburg, died on Friday, June 27, at his home.
    Born in Columbus, he was a U.S. Navy veteran and was a member of several area bands, including Bander Snatch, Drivin Wheel and New Ground and, most recently, Smooth Country. He performed nearly every weekend for the past five years in Nashville, In. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Nancy Reed; a son, Chris; a daughter, Brittney; a sister, Gail Jaggers of Columbus; and six grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Monday, June 30, at the Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home in Columbus. Elder Gary Ponder officiated.
    Memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.jewellrittman.com.

    CONNIE S. SHULTZ, 49, Austin, died on Wednesday, June 11, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
    She was a homemaker and had been born in Cincinnati, Ohio.
    Survivors include her husband, Leroy “Bill” Shultz; a son, Ian Amburgey of Pineville, Ky.; two daughters, Courtney Shultz, at home, and Amanda Amburgey of Lexington, Ky.; two stepsons, William Shultz and Casey Shultz, both of Scottsburg; two stepdaughters, Candice Shultz of Scottsburg and Heather Shultz of Indianapolis; her mother, Geraldine Ferrell Howard of Middlesboro, Ky.; two brothers, Rockey Howard of London, Ky., and Jeff Howard; a sister, Cindy of Illinois; and ten grandchildren.
    Cremation was requested.

    ERNEST ALBERT BRUTHER, 89, Hanover, died on Thursday, June 26, at Hanover Health and Rehabilitation Center.
    A Jefferson County native, he was a longtime resident of the Deputy community and a frequent visitor at the General Store there. He was a retired railroad worker and later worked for Heitz Construction Company.
    Survivors include a twin sister, Erma May Eador of Deputy, and several nieces and nephews.
    The funeral service was conducted on Monday, June 30, at the Hanover Chapel of Vail-Holt Funeral Home. The Rev. Greg Humphrey officiated.
    Burial was in New Bethel Cemetery.

    DONALD F. ROYALTY SR., 78, Lexington, died on Wednesday, June 25, at King’s Daughters Hospital in Madison.
    A native of Harrodsburg, Ky., he was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was a retired farmer and had worked at the Jefferson Proving Grounds for several years as well as having worked at Sears Roebuck in Indianapolis. He was a member of Kent Christian Church and a former Cub Scout leader.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Juanita L. Loveless; three sons, Frank Royalty of Lexington, Steve Royalty of Deputy and Rick Royalty of Shelbyville, Ky.; a daughter, Linda Dianne Brouette of Evansville; a brother, Dan Royalty of Hanover; two sisters, Juanita Cannon of Danville, Ky., and Jane Kimsey of Louisville, Ky.; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Saturday, June 28, at the Hanover Chapel of Vail-Holt Funeral Home. The Rev. Randy Smith and the Rev. Doug Lee officiated.
    Burial was in Kent Cemetery following military graveside rites performed by the Honor Guard of American Legion Madison Post 9.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit the American Heart Association or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.vailholtfuneralhome.com.

    HAZEL O. HUTTSELL VESTAL, 77, Paynesville, died on Tuesday, June 24, at her home.
    She was a Jefferson County native and had lived in the Paynesville community all of her life. She was a 1948 graduate of the old Saluda High School and retired from Grote industries in Madison after 27 years. She had also worked at the Charlestown Ammunition Plant and Cummins Engine Company in Columbus. Memberships included Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.
    Survivors include a son, Melvin Vestal of Madison; two daughters, Ruthie Lohrig-Kline of Colorado Springs, Co., and Debra Norris of Hanover; two sisters, Bertha Benham of Paynesville and Ruby Spencer of Cross Plains; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Saturday, June 28, at the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Pastor David Colbert officiated.
    Burial was in Mt. Zion Cemetery near Saluda.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit Hospice of King’s Daughters Hospital or Mt. Zion Cemetery.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.morgan-nay.com.

    BILL BECKORT, 69, Underwood, died on Wednesday, June 18, at his home.
    A self-employed salesman, he was a native of Laconia. Memberships included the Masons and Shrine Club.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Diana Kinder; two sons, John Beckort of Charlestown and Jeffery Beckort of Borden; a daughter, Terri Goode of Underwood; his parents, Earl Carl and Helen Marie Fulkerson Beckort of Corydon; two brothers, Jack Beckort of Scottsburg and Ron Beckort of Crestwood, Ky.; a sister, Diana Harris of Corydon; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Saturday, June 21, at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Pastor Alan Ball officiated.
    Burial was in Barnes Cemetery.

    CHARLES G. NOLAN, 61, Scottsburg, died on Monday, June 23, in Lexington, Ky.
    He was born in Oneida, Ky., and graduated from Cumberland College in Williamsburg, Ky., and obtained his master’s degree from Indiana University. A retired teacher of Scott School District 1 in Austin, he had taught there for 26 years on middle school and high school levels. He was a current professor at Ivy Tech Community College and the former owner of Loaves and Fishes Christian Book Store in Scottsburg. He had also owned and operated Nolans’ Educational Consulting Services and had been a GED instructor. He was a candidate for NASA’s Teacher in
Space Program. An avid photographer, he was a member of the Plant and Wildflower Society (PAWS) and had taught photography classes. Memberships also included Scottsburg First Christian Church, the Greater Scott County Chamber of Commerce, Gideons International and the Scott County Genealogical Society. He was a past president of both Friends of the Library, which he helped establish, and the Classroom Teachers Association in Austin.
    Survivors include his wife, the former Lois Baker; a son, Joel Nolan of Scottsburg; a daughter, Bethany Nolan of Bloomington; his mother, Doris Hensley Nolan Davidson of Port Royal, S.C.; four brothers, Don Nolan of Folkston, Ga., Wayne Nolan of Burton, Ga., Corbet Nolan of Stuttgart, Germany, and James Davidson of Port Royal; and two sisters, Billie Jean Nolan and Darlene Davidson, both of Port Royal.
    The funeral service was conducted at Scottsburg First Christian Church on Friday, June 27. Larry J. DeWitt, Tom Lewis and Shawn Allen officiated.
    Burial was in Scottsburg Cemetery.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the Stewart Funeral Home in Scottsburg to benefit the Charles G. Nolan Memorial Scholarship Fund established with the Scott County Community Foundation.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.stewartfuneralhome.net.

    DAN BUSH, 79, Scottsburg, died on Wednesday, June 25, at Scott Memorial Hospital.
    He was born in Barwick, Ky., and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
    Survivors include two sons, Charles Bush of Beaver Dam, Ky., and James Bush of Austin; a daughter, Linda Campbell of Austin; three brothers, Charlie Bush and Don Bush, both of Strong Branch, Ky., and Paul Bush of Millers Branch, Ky.; a sister, Fay Mullins of Grapevine, Ky.; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Friday, June 27, at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin. The Rev. Steve Gwaltney officiated.
    Burial was in Wesley Chapel Cemetery near Austin following graveside military honors performed by members of the Crothersville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1083.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.buchanan funeralhome.net.

    MINNIE O. HAMMERSLEY, 93, Deputy, died on Tuesday, June 24, at King’s Daughters Hospital in Madison.
    Born in Jefferson County, she lived on her family’s farm all her life. She was a 1932 graduate of the old Deputy High School, a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Deputy and a homemaker.
    Survivors include a son, Ray E. Hammersley of Deputy; a daughter, Ellen Gatrell of North Vernon; seven grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 25 great-great-grandchildren.
    The funeral service was conducted on Friday, June 27, at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. The Rev. Earl Stutsman officiated.
    Burial was in Bethany Baptist Cemetery at Deputy.
    Memorial gifts may be arranged through the staff of the funeral home to benefit the cemetery fund or the Jefferson County Animal Shelter.
    On-line condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting the website at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.

    GEORGIA E. DAY, 66, of Rensselaer, formerly Francesville and Salem, died Thursday, June 19, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette.
    She was a retired employee of the old Northway Products in Rensselaer for 21 years and retired in 1991. She was a member of the Women of the Moose Lodge No. 804 in Rensselaer, the Rensselaer V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary No. 1279, and the Francesville American Legion Auxiliary No. 228.
    Survivors include one son, Barry Baker of Kentland, three daughters, Barbara Harris of Monticello, Leisha Davis of Francesville, and Cathy Cawby of Reno, NV.; two brothers, James Sherman Hammack of Waukegon, IL., and Carl Luther Hammack of Algonquin, IL., six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
    Services were conducted on Tuesday,  June 24, at the Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in the Central Barren United Methodist Church Cemetery in Central Barren.
    Expressions of sympathy can be made to the American Cancer Society, 2201 West Sudbury Drive, Suite C, Bloomington, IN 47403.

    MARY H. HUFF, 87, of Salem, died Friday, June 20, at the home of her daughter.
     She was a member of the Douglas Church of Christ, Christopher Harrison Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution and Colonial Dames 17th Century. She also cleaned for several of Washington County’s churches.
    Survivors include two sons, Carl R Huff Jr., Salem and Terry Huff, Bloomington; two daughters, Shirley Callahan and Donna Williams both of Salem; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
    Services were conducted on Monday, June 23, at Weather’s Funeral Home. Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery.

    KATHERINE GAIL GRIFFEE, 55, Fredericksburg, died Wednesday, June 25
    She was a former employee of Norton Hospital.
    Survivors include her husband, Hayward Griffee; a son, Troy Griffee; two grandchildren, Josh and Alex Griffee; a sister, Dianne Herdt; a brother, Glen Huber; and a number of nieces and nephews.
    Funeral services were held Saturday, June 28,  at Ratterman & Sons, with burial in the Resthaven Memorial Park.

    ELSIE MAE LEE, 88, Campbellsburg, died Thursday, June 26, at Mitchell Manor.
    She was a member of Sugar Creek Christian Church.
    Survivors include her husband, Roy G. Lee; three sons, Nelson Lee, Ashville, David Lee, Salem, and Philip Lee, Campbellsburg; a daughter, Thelma McDonald, Bedford; a brother, Wayne Wesner, Livonia; 11 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, June 30, at Weather’s Funeral Home and burial followed at Crown Hill Cemetery.

    IDA MAE ADKINS, 82, Louisville, died Monday, June 23 at Saint Mary and Elizabeth Hospital.
    Survivors include one son, Glen J. Adkins; three  daughters, Anna Moore, Teresa Adkins and Sandra Beld; two brothers, Ed and Bennett Adkins; three sisters, Rebel Coleman, Betty Thacker, and Carol Jean Alvey; three grandchildren, and one great-grandchild,.
    Funeral services were held Thursday June 26, at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Ivy Hill Cemetery in Underwood.

    EDITH R. DARNELL, 70, Corydon, died Tuesday, June 24 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
    Survivors include her husband, Richard C. Darnell of Corydon; two sons, James D. Bowen, Charlestown and Lee Darnell, Louisville; two brothers, Howard W. Sloan, El Paso, Texas, and Sanford R. Sloan, New Orleans, LA.; one sister Virginia Black, New Albany; and two grandchildren.
    Services were held on Friday, June 27, at the Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown, with burial in the St. John’s Cemetery.

    MARY BETH BRANSTETTER, 73,  Charlestown, died Thursday June 19 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital
    She was a former maintenance worker for ICI.
    Survivors include two sons, Doug Branstetter, New Washington and Wade Branstetter, Louisville, CO.; two daughters, Teresa A Branstetter, Jeffersonville and Bobbie Jo Mooney, Louisville, KY.; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
    Services will not be held, although expressions of sympathy can be made to the American Lung Associations.
    Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

    DALE EDWIN KRAFT, 59, Sellersburg, died Sunday June 22.
    Services were held Thursday, June 26, at Garr Funeral Home.

    ERWIN W. BURTON, 84, Sellersburg, formerly of Jeffersonville, died Wednesday, June 25.
    Services were held Saturday at Garr Funeral Home.

    DORIS LOUISE HAMMOND, 93, New Washington, died Wednesday, June 25, at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    Survivors include, a daughter, Patricia Brown, New Washington; sons, Tom Hammond, Jeffersonville and Robert Hammond, Otisco; nine grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were held Saturday, July 28, at the Grayson Funeral Home, New Washington.
    Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Charlestown Independent Church, Samaritan Purse or the Crusade for Children.

    AILEEN MARTHA THOMAS, 94,  Sellersburg, died  Saturday, June 21, at Maple Manor Christian Home.
    She was a member of Chapel Hill Christian Church of Borden and was a homemaker. She was also a member of Christian Women’s Fellowship and member of Choir of Church.
    Survivors include two sons, Morris L. Thomas of Memphis and Edison A. Thomas Jr. of Borden, 10 grandchildren, 12 great- grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
    Services were held Wednesday, June 25, at Chapel Hill Christian Church in Borden with Rev. Steve Whitten officiating. Burial followed at Chapel Hill Christian Church Cemetery.
    Expressions of sympathy can be made to Chapel Hill Christian Church.
    Pyke-Calloway Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

    ESTHER B. HILTON, 87, New Albany, died Sunday, June 22, at the Gatewood Home in Jeffersonville.
    She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in New Albany. She was a retired seamstress of the old Seinsheimers Co., a member of the New Albany Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary, a faithful worker at her church, she loved quilting with ladies of the Esther Circle at church, she was a Sunday School Teacher for many year, and helped assemble the church bulletin every week.
    Survivors include one daughter, Charlotte Hilton; one son, Richard L. Hilton; one granddaughter; two great-granddaughters; one great-great-grandson, and one sister-in-law
    Services were held at the Grace Lutheran Church on Wednesday, June 25. Officiating the funeral were Pastors Bruck Kischnick and Matthew Woods. Burial followed at New Chapel Cemetery in Jeffersonville.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to Vista Care Hospice or the Grace Lutheran Church.

    BENTON EDWARD MYERS, 81, Floyds Knobs, died Sunday June 22.
    He was a retired builder developer, and knife craftsman, a Free Mason and an avid RV enthusiast. He was also a Navy Veteran of WWII.
    Survivors include his wife,  Virginia Baily Myers; a son, Michael Myers, two daughters, Vicki Dotts and Candace Manning; one sister, Marilyn Kulp, one grandson; and two great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 25 at the Market Street Chapel of Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville. Burial followed at Hillcrest Cemetery.

    DOROTHY J. MOSS, 86, Carmel, formerly Indianapolis and Salem, died Wednesday, June 25, at her residence.
    She was a member of the First Christian Church of Salem.  She was a talented quilter, won many awards with her beautiful design and execution skills and was very active in the Washington County Quilters Guild.  She was a former employee of the Washington County Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service.
    Survivors include one daughter, Jenny Mobley of Indianapolis, three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
    Services and burial were held Friday, June 27 at Crown Hill Cemetery and were officiated by Brother Robert Holler.
    Expressions of sympathy can be made to St. Vincent Hospice.

    JERRY D. MAY, 56, Marysville, died Friday, June 20, at his sister’s residence in English.
    Survivors include two sons, Jerry D. May Jr. of Jasper and William Justin May of Hanover; four sisters, Geraldine Wood of Jeffersonville, Brenda Brown, Lana May both of English, and Lisa Cummings of Eckerty; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
    Graveside services were held Friday, June 27 at Owen Creek Cemetery with military rites in honor of his 12 years of service.
    Grayson’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

    ELLEN JANE HUBBARD, 70, Lanesville, passed away on Wednesday June 18.
    She graduated from Rensselaer High School. She went onto nursing school and received her LPN degree from the Nursing School of Indianapolis. She cared greatly for many in hospital work and nursing homes and later working in-home care for the elderly. She was a member of the Mt. Zion Methodist Church and the Belle Chapter of the Eastern Star in New Albany. She was a lifetime member of the Southern Indiana Draft Horse and Mule Association.
    Survivors include, her four children, Alfred, Ortonville; Sheri Watson, Lanesville; Mark, Louisville; and Barbara, Jeffersonville; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother; two nephews; and several great nephews and great nieces.

    VIRGINIA WALKER BOAZ, died Tuesday, June 24, at the Suburban Hospital.
    Survivors include, two daughters, Connee Underwood and Julie Bowman; and brother, James Walker of Monticello, KY., and one grandson.
    Service was held Saturday, June 28, at the Love Funeral Home in Palmyra and burial followed at the Palmyra Cemetery.

    NORMA JEANNE JEKINS INGRAM, 80, New Albany, died Thursday, June 26, at Rolling Hills Health Care in New Albany.
    Survivors include one son, James R. Ingram, New Albany; two daughters, Karen J. Martin of, DePauw and Debra J. Smith, New Albany; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were held Saturday, June 28, at the Kraft Funeral Service with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
    Expressions of sympathy may be sent to Alzheimer’s Association.
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