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Obituaries - June 24, 2009 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 24 June 2009 00:00

PERRY LEE POPE, 53
LOREN ERNEST "BIG E" GUTHRIE, 79
DIANE WILLS, 51
CALVIN RUBEN SANDERS, 92
MARY GERTRUDE MAYFIELD, 83
JAMES LEE GIBSON, 55
BEATRICE F. JOHNSON, 90
EULA MAE (LANGE) LAMPARTER, 84
RICHARD ALAN BAKER, 68
WILLIAM GRIFFITH STEWART, 47
R. DALE LEATHERMON, 52
DORIS J. (JOHNS) NAVILLE, 78
JUNE EDENS HEMINGWAY, 50
CECIL W. GREENWOOD, 68
WARREN MACEY KENDALL, 66
DONNA LEA COMBS, 57
MEADA MAE DEATON, 84
JOHN A. WALKER, SR., 59
RICHARD L. SUTTON, 58
EVERETT D. FOREMAN, 84
 


    ?PERRY LEE POPE, 53, New Albany, died Monday, June 15 at 312 E. 13th Street in New Albany.
    He was an Army veteran and a retired Barber.
    He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond L. Pope, and two step-brothers, Michael and Steven Friedel.
    Survivors include his mother, Evelyn Friedel and step-father, Charles Friedel; three daughters, Kary Pope of New Albany and Tricia Marie Pope and Danielle Pope both of Charlestown; three step-daughters, Linda Asher of Lexington, Kentucky, Debbie Underwood of Goshen, Kentucky and Sherry Hale of Pensecola, Florida; four sisters, Janice Sweet of Floyds Knobs, Cynthia Plowman of Pekin, Patricia Cole of Marysville and Susie Nelley of Mauckport.
    Services were held Friday, June 19 at Pyke-Calloway Funeral Service in New Albany with private interment at the convenience of the Family Pyke Crematorium.
    LOREN ERNEST “BIG E” GUTHRIE, 79, Henryville, died Monday, June 1 at his residence.
    He was a self-employed businessman.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, James Guthrie and Hazel Lucas Guthrie.
    Survivors include his long time companion, Janet A. Looney of Scottsburg; two daughters, Regina Kerber of Sellersburg and Dulcy Looney of Scottsburg; two sons, Dennis Guthrie of Jeffersonville and Don Guthrie of Henryville; three sisters, Alice Steele of Clarksville and Christina Munk and Marie Smith both of Henryville; three brothers, Ralph, Jimmy and Leroy Guthrie all of Henryville; 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren
    Services were held Saturday, June 6 at Henryville Community Church with private interment at the convenience of the family. R.D. Pyke Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.
    The family requests donations be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana or Henryville Community Church in care of the funeral home.
    DIANE WILLS, 51, Pekin, died Saturday, June 13 at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
    She was an employee of Ivy Tech.
    She was preceded in death by her father, Rondal Gilley.
    Survivors include her husband, James C. Wills; son, James E. Wills of Pekin; daughter, Cheryl Wills of Pekin; three brothers, David Gilley of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Richard Gilley of Georgetown and Ronnie Gilley of Louisville; sister, Pat Stephens of Floyds Knobs and a granddaughter.
    Services were held Wednesday, June 17 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Horner's Chapel Cemetery.
    CALVIN RUBEN SANDERS, 92, Lebanon, Tennessee, formerly of Charlestown, died Saturday, June 13 at Lebanon Health and Rehab.
    He was a member of First Baptist Church and was in the U.S. Army. He had worked as a forklift driver for a printing company.
    Survivors include three sons, Ruben Sanders of Morristown, Tennessee, Danny Sanders of Lebanon, Tennessee and George Sanders of Redfield, Arkansas; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Thursday, June 18 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
    MARY GERTRUDE MAYFIELD, 83, Charlestown, died Saturday, June 13 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    She was a member of St. Michaels Catholic Church and was a retired member of the Charlestown Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.
    Survivors include two sons, William A. Mayfield of Jeffersonville and Robert L. Mayfield of College Park, Georgia; four daughters, Barbara Watkins of Louisville, Dorothy Rogers of New Paris, Ruth Harlan of Elizabeth and Linda Crafton of Lexington, Kentucky; sister, Dorothy Smith of Charlestown; 16 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
    Services were held Wednesday, June 17 at St. Michaels Catholic Church with burial in St. Michaels Cemetery. Grayson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    JAMES LEE GIBSON, 55, Charlestown, died Friday, June 12 at his residence.
    He was retired from Colgate in Jeffersonville and was a union representative and a United States Air Force veteran.
    Survivors include his wife, Deborah Pittman Gibson; daughter, Angela Pfaff of Clarksville; five brothers, William A. Gibson of Tucson, Arizona, John W. Gibson of Charlestown, David E. Gibson of Kansas City, Missouri, Lawrence D. Gibson of Jeffersonville and Michael A. Gibson of Otisco; sister, Debra V. Gibson of Charlestown and two grandchildren.
    Services were held Tuesday, June 16 at Grayson Funeral Home.
    BEATRICE F. JOHNSON, 90, Salem, died Monday, June 8 at The Waters of Salem.
    She attended First Baptist Church in Salem and Sellersburg. She was a resident of Washington County since 1978, formerly of Chicago, Illinois, and Mission, Texas. She was a former volunteer with the Washington County Hospital Auxiliary and a homemaker.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur J. Johnson.
    Survivors include three daughters, Barbara E. Walters of Salem, Sandra L. Moulden of Indianapolis and Kathleen H. Berner of Omaha, Nebraska; seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, June 17 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made to WHAS Crusade for Children c/o Salem Fire Department.
    EULA MAE (LANGE) LAMPARTER, 84, Floyds Knobs, died Sunday, June 14 at Wedgewood Healthcare Center in Clarksville.
    She was a long time resident of Sabetha, Kansas where she worked for Farmers' State Bank and Topeka, Kansas where she was an administrative assistant at Washburn University. She lived in Southern Indiana since 2003 where she attended Northside Christian Church in New Albany.
    Survivors include two daughters, Susan Warner of Lenexa, Kansas and Janet Eldridge of Floyds Knobs; two sons, Mark Lamparter of Colliersville, Tennessee and David Lamparter of Marshall, Missouri; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, June 22 at Penwell-Gabel Mid-Town Chapel Funeral Home with burial in Mount Hope Cemetery in Topeka, Kansas. A Celebration of her Life and Comfort Meal will take place Tuesday, July 21 in the Fireside Room at Northside Christian Church and all are invited to attend. Generations Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Hosparus – Hospice of Southern Indiana.
    RICHARD ALAN BAKER, 68, New Washington, died Monday, June 15 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
    He was a retired forklift driver from Reliance Electric in Madison.
    Survivors include his wife, Shirley Franklin Baker; two sons, Rick Baker of Charlestown and Chris Baker of New Washington; two sisters, Sharon Powers of Charlestown and Betty Millay of Louisville and a grandson.
    Services will be private. Grayson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
    WILLIAM GRIFFITH STEWART, 47, Charlestown, died Monday, June 15 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
    He worked in sales at Hall Brothers Auto Parts in Charlestown.
    He was preceded in death by his father; brother, Richard Glaspie and stepfather, Bob Laughlin.
    Survivors include his wife, Melissa Stewart of Charlestown; mother, Mildred Laughlin of Lexington; daughter, Jinger Bilbrey of Otisco; brother, Tommy Stewart of Lexington; two sisters, Marsha Greene of Houston, Texas and Cindy Glaspie of Jeffersonville and a grandson.
    Services were held Thursday, June 18 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Old Salem Cemetery.
    R. DALE LEATHERMON, 52, Madison, died Saturday, June 20 at his home.
    He was employed with Grote Industries in Madison in the shipping department for the past twelve years. He previously worked and was part owner of his family business “Leathermon Small Engine Repair” as a mechanic. He enjoyed socializing with his family and friends and spending time with his son.
    He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Fred & Mabel M. McCoskey Leathermon and Herman & Ruth Elizabeth White Williams.
    Survivors include a son, Adam Dale Leathermon of Madison; parents, D.H. “Dink” & Margaret L. Williams Leathermon of Madison; two brothers, Byron Leathermon of Lexington and Keith Leathermon of Madison; three aunts, Donna Leathermon of Madison, Evelyn Lloyd of Salem and Maysel Renaker of Salem; two uncles, Loren Williams of Orleans and Edward Williams of Greenwood; three nieces, a nephew and other relatives.
    Services were held Wednesday, June 24 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison with burial in Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison.
    The family requests memorial donations be made to the Adam Dale Leathermon College Fund.
    DORIS J. (JOHNS) NAVILLE, 78, Floyds Knobs, died Friday, June 19 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
    She was a long-time member of St. Mary Navilleton Catholic Church in Floyds Knobs and a part-year resident of Labelle, Florida. She had a notorious sense of humor and made everyone feel like family.
    Survivors include her husband, Earl J. Naville, Sr.; children, Pamela J. Briles, E. Joseph “Joe”, Jr., James F. “Jim”, Gerald E. “Jerry”, Sr., Patricia I. “Patti” Kirchgessner, Peggy J. Emerson, Jeffrey L., John T., Jason T., Julian G., and Justin M. all of Floyds Knobs; three sisters, Rozella Rose, Rosalie and Linda Miller all of Cocoa, Florida; 41 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren on the way.
    Services were held Tuesday, June 23 at St. Mary Navilleton Catholic Church with burial in St. Mary Navilleton Catholic Cemetery in Floyds Knobs. Generations Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
    JUNE EDENS HEMINGWAY, 50, Charlestown, died Thursday, June 18 at her residence.
    She was a homemaker and a member of Main Cross Baptist Church.
    Survivors include her husband, Roy Hemingway of Charlestown; son, Jeff Edens of Floyds Knobs; two daughters, Andrea Hubert and Ashleigh Edens of Charlestown; two brothers, Bill Boettger of Louisville and Gary Boettger of Finchville, Kentucky; three sisters, Mona Branham, Cheryl Davis and Sandy Stringham all of Taylorsville, Kentucky; step-son, Matthew A. LaRoy and step-daughter, Kelly LaRoy both of Manassas, Virginia, and eleven grandchildren.
    Services were held Monday, June 22 at Grayson Funeral Home.
    CECIL W. GREENWOOD, 68, St. Charles, Missouri, died Sunday, June 14, at his home.
    The Crothersville native retired from the Abex Aero Space and was an Air Force veterans. He graduated from Crothersville High School in 1958.
    Survivors include his wife, Catherine Bryer of California; his mother, Doris Greenwood of Crothersville; daughters, Suzanne Martin of California and Erin Coleman of St. Charles, Mo., a son, Christopher Greenwood of St. Charles, Mo., sisters, Dian Kessler, and Linda Feltner, both of Scottsburg, Sherry Walker of Columbus; brothers, Richard Greenwood of Seymour, Denny Greenwood of Crothersville; and three grandchildren.
    A mass was held on Thursday, June 18, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Cottleville, Mo. Condolences may be made to the Colon Cancer Research.
    WARREN MACEY KENDALL, 66, Lewisville, died Tuesday, June 16.
    The Henry County native worked for Lee Cylinders and Chore Boy of Cambridge City and Marsh Stores in New Castle.
    Survivors include three sons, Gary Kendall of Scottsburg, Shawn Kendall of Austin and Paul Kendall-Pierce of Coatsville; two sisters, Jean Reed of Lewisville and Maudie Marcum of Albany, Ky., six grandchildren and one great-grandson.
    Graveside services will be Saturday, June 20, at 1 p.m. at the Lewisville Cemetery in Lewisville. The Rev. Marion Hikman will officiate the service. Marshall and Erlewein Funeral Home in Lewisville is in charge of the arrangements.
    DONNA LEA COMBS, 57, Glasgow, Kentucky, died Thursday, June 18.
    Formerly of Scott County,  was an avid genealogist publishing a book on the Combs family tree, she was a horse trainer and quilt maker. She was a member of the Boyd's Creek Methodist Church and the Seed of Abraham J/C M/C, she was the first woman inducted into the Daughters of Abraham.
    Survivors include her husband, Roy E. Combs, son, John T. Combs, three brothers, Richard Lee Mueller of Clarksville, Mark S. McCullough of Orlando, Fl., James Richard Mueller of Louisville, Ky., sisters Patty Ray of Louisville; Kathy Marks of Lebanon Junction , Ky., Vicki Gavin of Louisville, Ky., Elaine Hagen of Tampa, Fl., step-mothers, Rose Mueller of Clarksville and Irene McCullough of Louisville, Ky., several grandchildren.
    Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, June 21, at Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg.
    MEADA MAE DEATON, 84, Scottsburg, died Saturday, June 20, at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH.
    She was a native of Alberta, Canada and lived in Scott County.
    Survivors include daughters: Dorothy Bowling of Scottsburg., Sadie Bowling of Scottsburg, Sons: Marshall Deaton of Pekin, David Deaton of Scottsburg, Buckie Deaton of Scottsburg, Raymond Deaton of Scottsburg, brother: Irvin Barger of Scottsburg, 30 grandchildren, 59 great-grandchildren and 19 great-great-grandchildren.
    Funeral Service will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 24, at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin, with the Rev. Jim Hoppus officiating.
    Visitation will be after 9 a.m. today (Wednesday)at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will be at Spurgeon Cemetery in  Austin.
    Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
    JOHN A. WALKER, SR. 59,  Scottsburg, died Sunday, June 21,
at his residence. He was a Scottsburg, native  and was a retired machine operator for the old Reliance Electric now Baldor
Corp. in Columbus,  where he worked for 38 years retiring in 2009 and
also owner of Walker Lawn Mowing Service in Scottsburg. He was a former member of the Moose Family Center
# 2324 in Scottsburg,
    Survivors include  a son, John A. Walker, Jr. of Lexington, a brother, Fletcher W. Walker, Jr. of Scottsburg; three sisters,
Anna Richey of Lexington, Margaret Blanton of Santa Rosa,
Ca. and Marjorie Hall of Cocoa Beach, Fl. and several nieces and
nephews.
    Funeral service were conducted on Tuesday, June 23, at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
    RICHARD L. SUTTON, 58, Louisville, died Wednesday, June 17, at Baptist Hospital East.
    He was a native of Scottsburg,  and was a purchasing agent for Radio Sound, Inc., a Navy veteran of Vietnam and a member of Crestwood Baptist Church.
    He is survived by his wife, Barbara J. Sutton; his daughter, Lauren S. Weber, his mother, Elsie Mae Sutton; and sister, Cathy Hastings.
    Funeral service were conducted Monday, June 22, at Stoess Funeral Home, Crestwood, KY, with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery, Scottsburg.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Support Ministry at Crestwood Baptist Church.
    EVERETT D. FOREMAN, 84, Seymour, died Friday, June 19,at the Waters of Seymour.
    The Hayden native was a member of First Baptist Church of New Castle. He served in the US Army during World War II in Europe.He was a member of the VFW, and the Masonic Lodge. Everett held various officer positions in the VFW including State commander in 2000-2001.For 40 years he was a merchandiser for super markets and restaurants. He also taught classes in merchandising for his clients.
    Survivors include:  daughters, Dr. Petra Wood, Brigitte Alvey, Schyleen Campbell, Elizabeth Anderson; grandchildren; Kristie Bohall, Joe Boxman, Marty Boxman, Ricki Anderson, and Tori Anderson. Also several nieces and nephews.
    Services will be held  at 10:30a.m. Today (Wednesday) at Voss Chapel in Seymour.
    Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery, Seymour, with full military rites conducted by VFW Post 1925, American Legion Post 89, DAV 47, Korean and Vietnam Veterans,
all of Seymour.
    Memorials may be written to the Disabled American Veterans.
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