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Obituaries - August 5, 2009 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 05 August 2009 00:00

GERALDINE D. SUTTON, 83
CORDIA MOORE MORGAN, 82
WOODROW HALE, 86
DOROTHY LOUISE HAUB, 76
ZHALE S. "JACK" PENN, III, 51
COLONEL WILLIAM V. "BILL" FERTIG, 86
THOMAS EDWARD SILLINGS, 58
CATINA FAYE McKINNEY, 36
JUANITA K. RUSSELL, 85
CLINTON MAY, 49
DOROTHY L. BAKER, 89
LAWRENCE W. "BOOTSIE" ROTH, 60
ARTHUR EDWARD HILLBRANT, 37
JOHN "JACK" McQUEEN CHRISTIE, 71
EVALEE CAMPBELL, 87
 


    ?GERALDINE D. SUTTON, 83, Georgetown, died Tuesday, July 28 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
    She was a retired product control manager for Brown-Williamson in Louisville and a member of New Hope Wesleyan Church in Corydon.
    Survivors include two sons, Michael King and Gary King both of Louisville; three daughters, Mary Hall of Corydon, Linda Moore of Paducah, Kentucky and Debbie Beach of Gulfport, Mississippi; twelve grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Friday, July 31 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown with burial in Wolfe Cemetery.
    The family suggests memorial gifts be made to either Floyd County Animal Rescue League or to Hosparus of Southern Indiana.
    CORDIA MOORE MORGAN, 82, Charlestown, died Friday, July 24 at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
    She was a clerk for the former Key Market in Charlestown, and member of Walnut Street Baptist in Louisville at which she was a Sunday School Teacher, a volunteer with her husband, George, including Wednesday children meals and also a member of VFW Post 1427 Auxiliary of Charlestown.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Teddy T. Moore, 1959, Delbert L. Gray, 1971, and George A. Morgan, 2004; two daughters, Edna Carr and Barbara Huddleston and three brothers.
    Survivors include three daughters, Patricia Morgan of Louisville, Laura Moore Graebe of Hibernia and Ann Gettelfinger of Palmyra; two step-daughters, Joan Morgan of Louisville and Linda Buckles of Glendale, Kentucky; two step-sons, Joe and Danny Morgan both of Charlestown; two sisters, Billie K. Payne and Jennie M. Ensor both of Louisville; brother, James Cull of Naples, Florida; 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Tuesday, July 28 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Resthaven Cemetery.
    Expressions of sympathy may be made to Crusade for Children or Lymphoma Research Foundation.
    WOODROW HALE, 86, Charlestown, died Saturday, July 25 at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.
    He was a retired Millwright for the former I.C.I. in Charlestown; Army-Air Corp veteran of WWII, member of the Charlestown American Legion and VFW and enjoyed fishing and hunting.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and one sister.
    Survivors include his wife, Mae Martin Hale; son, Charles Hale of Brandon, Mississippi and sister, Selda Smith of Detroit, Michigan.
    Services were held Tuesday, July 28 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
    DOROTHY LOUISE HAUB, 76, Corydon, died Monday, July 27 at Harrison County Hospital.
    She was a member of Corydon Church of Christ.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Phillip Haub; two brothers, Lloyd and Lowell Crane; sister, Darlene Reece and her parents.
    Survivors include four sons, Larry, Donnie, Ronnie and Roger Haub; three daughters, Patty Miller, Kathy Haub and Karen Meredith; brother, Leonard Crane; two sisters, Donna Woodward and Diana Worman and several grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, July 29 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Central Barren Cemetery.
    ZHALE S. “JACK” PENN III, 51, Floyds Knobs, died Monday, July 27 at Floyd Memorial Hospital.
    Survivors include his mother, Judy Morrison; two daughters, Crystal Burns of Salem and Heather Penn of Floyds Knobs; sister, Deborah Morrison of Clearwater, Florida; three grandchildren, good friends, Fred and Susan Peggs and his beloved dog, Ringo.
    Services were held Friday, July 30 at Generations Funeral Home in New Albany with burial in Holy Trinity Cemetery in New Albany.
    COLONEL WILLIAM V. “BILL” FERTIG, 86, Floyds Knobs, died Sunday, July 26 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
    He graduated from New Albany High School in 1941 and earned an Associates of Applied Science at Pikes Peak Community College in 1983. In 1943, he enlisted in the United States Army and was sent to Aviation Cadet Training School. He received his commission as a second lieutenant in 1943 and was sent to Italy as a bomber pilot in WWII. On December 16, 1944, his plane was shot down over enemy territory. He was captured and held prisoner of war in Germany until the war ended and he was freed on April 1, 1945 by Russian soldiers. He returned to the US and transferred his commission to the U.S. Air Force in 1947. He continued to fly bombers during the Korean War and two tours of duty in Vietnam. During his career, he earned several awards and citations including the Air Medal, the Bronze Star and the Legion of Merit. He left military service in 1974 after 32 years. He then received his degree from Pikes Peak Community College and started his own contracting business building custom built homes in the Colorado Springs area until 1992 when he retired. He was an avid fisherman and loved to travel throughout the US and Canada in his motorhome. He and his wife spent two summers touring Alaska.
    Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Mary East Fertig formerly of New Albany; four children, Charles Fertig of Kansas City, Kansas, John Fertig of Bertrand, Nebraska, Jan Fertig of Groton, Massachusetts and Catherine Parris of Colorado Springs, Colorado; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Sunday, August 2 at Shrine of Remembrance in Colorado Springs. Cremation was chosen.
    The family requests donations be made to the Order of Daedalians Scholarship Fund, Falcon Flight 11, P.O. Box 63234, Colorado Springs, CO 80962.
    THOMAS EDWARD SILLINGS, 58, Leavenworth, died Wednesday, July 29 at the VA Medical Center in Louisville.
    He was a heavy equipment operator and was a Marine veteran of the Vietnam era.
    He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Sillings.
    Survivors include his companion, Evelyn Richardson of Leavenworth; son, Thomas Jason Sillings of Floyds Knobs; daughter, Tisha Sillings of New Albany; mother and stepfather, Fairy Sillings Taylor and Earl Taylor of Georgetown; brother, Richard “Dick” Sillings of Cobalt, Idaho; two sisters, Mary McAfee of Greenwood, Arkansas and Patty Carver of Elgin, Illinois and five grandchildren.
    Services were held Saturday, August 1 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown with burial in Heidelburg Cemetery in Corydon.
    CATINA FAYE McKINNEY, 36, Salem, died Saturday, August 1 at her residence.
    She was a member of Bunker Hill Christian Church, a resident of Washington County most of her life and a member of the Salem YMCA. She was an employee of Dairy Queen Restaurant.
    Survivors include her mother and stepfather, Linda & Mike Coates of Salem; two daughters, Morgan Faye McKinney and Anna Nycole Holmes both of Salem; sister, Bobbie Jo Morgan of Salem; brother, Johnny Baker of South Carolina; one nephew and two nieces.
    Services were held Tuesday, August 4 at Dawalt Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2201 West Sudbury Drive, Suite C, Bloomington, IN 47403.
    JUANITA K. RUSSELL, 85, Salem, died Friday, July 31 at Washington County Memorial Hospital.
    She was a member of Smedley Church of Christ, a homemaker and in later years loved to travel with her husband.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Opal Young and Luella Todd and three brothers, Eugene, Arthur and Roger Routh.
    Survivors include her husband, Leroy Russell; son, Rick Russell of Salem; two daughters, Kaye Raney of Clarksville and Mary Simpson of Fredericksburg, Virginia; sister, Maysell Maudlin of Salem; sister-in-law, Olive Routh of Salem; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
    Services were held Wednesday, August 5 at Weathers Funeral Home with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    CLINTON MAY, 49, Charlestown, died Thursday, July 30 at University of Louisville Hospital.
    He enjoyed cooking, helping people and cared for children.
    Survivors include his mother, Deloris Cox and step-father, Earl of Charlestown; father, John C. May, Sr. of Indianapolis; foster mother, Ester Wilson of Gulf Port, Mississippi; four sisters, Rhonda Kern of Otisco, Kennea May of Charlestown, Shetila Stephens of Louisville and Karen Korb of Jeffersonville; seven brothers, Daniel May of Salem, Kevin May of Charlestown, Ronald May of Louisville, John May, Jr. and James R. May both of Indianapolis, James Farmer of New Washington and Mark Hinton of Gulf Port, Mississippi; several nieces and nephews and friends.
    Services were held Monday, August 3 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.
    Expressions of sympathy may go to the Clinton May Memorial Fund.
    DOROTHY L. BAKER, 89, Scottsburg, formerly of Sellersburg, died Monday, July 20, at her residence.
    The Scott County native was a homemaker and also co-owner of the old A&W Restaurant in Sellersburg, and a former employee of the old Indiana Ammunition Plant. Survivors include a sister, Lillie Daniel of Scottsburg, several nieces and nephews. Cremation with no visitation or funeral. Private graveside service will be held at a later date at Scottsburg Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Crusade for Children in care of Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
    LAWRENCE W. “BOOTSIE” ROTH, 60, died Sunday, July 19, at Scott Memorial Hospital.
    The Utica native was a retired MSD, and also retired fromthe Transportation Cab. of Kentukcy.
    Survivors include his wife, Brenda J. Sebastian Roth of Austin, two sons, Brain W Roth of Jeffersonville, Devin G. Roth of Clarksville, two daughters, Christy  Johnson of Jeffersonville, Dawn Roth of Clarksville, a step-son, Jeffery West, three brothers, Michael Roth of Orlando, Fl., David Roth of New Albany, Mark Roth of Louisville, Ky., a sister, Libbey Blacklock of Jeffersonville, four grandchildren, one step-grandson.
    Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 23, at 11 a.m. with Father Harry Tully officiating at the St. Augustine Church. E.M. Coots’ Sons,Inc, handled the local arrangements in Jeffersonville.
    ARTHUR EDWARD HILLBRANT, 37, Austin, died Thursday, July 16, in Chicago, Il.
    The Chicago native  was a roofer in Scottsburg.
    Survivors include his step-mother, Diane Spicer of Austin, a half-brother Paul Lee Hillbrant, Il., a step-brother, Adrian Rios of Austin, his children, Joshua A. King of Wi., Anthony Hillbrant of Kentucky, Damien Hillbrant of Kentucky, and Nicolas Hillbrant of Tennessee, and Arthur E. Hillbrant, Jr. of Indiana.
    There will be no visitation. A memorial service and burial was held on Saturday, July 25, at Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin with the Rev. John Bowling, Jr. officiating.
    Buchanan Funeral Home was in charge of the local arrangements.
    JOHN "Jack" McQUEEN CHRISTIE, 71, Scottsburg, died, Thursday, July 22, at University Louisville Hospital.
    The Louisville native was a district representative of Pioneer Seed Corn, General Manager of Migro Hybrids, Vice President of Agripro Seeds, manager of Chistie Farms. He was a life-long farmer. He was a Outstanding Alumnus from the Scottsburg High School Class of 1956, served as Boys State Lieutenant Governor and Honors Graduate at Purdue University. He was a member of Zoah Christian Church, Mitchell Lion's Club, Mitchell Park Board, past president of United States Feed Grains Council, and Eagle Scouts and Order of the Arrow.
    Survivors include a son, Mike Christie of Scottsburg, a daughter, Robin Snelling of Scottsburg, brother, Robert Christie of Columbus, six grandchildren, a nephew.
    Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, July 25, at Stewart Funeral Home, with Steve Wever officiating.
    Memorial donations may be made through the funeral home to Dream Factory of Zoah Christian Church Building Fund.
    EVALEE CAMPBELL, 87, Austin, died Wednesday, July 22, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
    The Perry County, Ky., native was a member of the First Baptist Church in Austin and was a homemaker.
    Survivors include a daughter, Peggy Cool of Austin, a son, Larry Campbell, a sister, Mae Campbell of Deputy, brothers, Damon Campbell of Scottsburg, Dewey Campbell of Scottsburg and Adam Campbell of Deputy, and Donald Campbell of Salem, two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
    Services were conducted Saturday, July 25, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. David Bailey officiating. Burial was in the Scottsburg Cemetery in Scottsburg.
    On-line condolences may be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
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