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Obituaries November 9, 2016 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 08 November 2016 00:00

MARIE C. ROCKEY, 87
KENNETH J. WATSON, 88
BARBARA ANN (YORK) BAKER, 62
BRENDA KAY STEELE, 64
HANK LYNN STEVENS, 29
DARREL ROBERT CURRY, 68
DEBORAH ANN MALINA, 58
WILLIAM KENNETH "STUTS" STUTSMAN, 95
WALTER NORRIS BUNCH, JR., 66
JUDGE CARLTON E. SANDERS, 79
BILLY JOE WADE, 88
WANDA F. MILLER, 74
JOHN E. KING
DONNA M. HAMILTON, 86
HELEN LOUISE (THOMPSON) TAYLOR, 84
NANCY MASINGO, 78
JAMES ALAN AXSOM, 52
GREGORIA D. ROBERTO, 81
JEANETTE JEAN COYNE, 82
TERRY HUTCHENS, 62
NOLAN GRIMES, JR., 89


MARIE C. ROCKEY, 87, of Austin, died Thursday, October 27, 2016.
She was born on December 1, 1928 in Buckhorn, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Bradley and Eliza (Riley) Campbell. She was a former employee of I.C.I. America in Charlestown and also worked at McClain Studio for three years. She was a member of the Scottsburg First Christian Church in Scottsburg and a resident of Scott County for most of her life.
She was married to Fred W. Rockey, who died August 9, 2006. She was also preceded in death by a son, Brian Rockey and a grandson Bret Rumple.
Survivors include three sons, E. Randy (Carolyn) Chasteen of Lawrenceburg; Greg A. (Sandy) Chasteen of Scottsburg and David (Karen) Rockey of Austin; two daughters, Debby (Steve) Rumple of Scottsburg and Libby (Rick) Richardson of Austin; two step-daughters, Angela (Fred) Siegel of Anchorage, Kentucky and Cindy (Charles) Crum of New Albany; a stepson, Chris Rockey of Salem; 19 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Funeral Service was Monday, October 31, 2016 at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions: Kids First or We Care c/o Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net


KENNETH J. WATSON, 88, Madison, died Sunday, October 30, 2016, at the Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover.
He was born on August 30, 1928 in Trimble County, Kentucky. He was the son of the late Leslie A. and Naomi Elizabeth Wingham Watson. He was inducted into the United States Army on August 27, 1946 in Indianapolis. He rose to the rate of Sergeant serving as a supply clerk in Germany during World War II. He was honorably discharged on June 6, 1949 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey receiving the World War II Victory Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal. He enlisted on October 20, 1950 in Madison, during the Korean War and rose to the rate of Corporal serving in the 32 nd Infantry Regiment of the 5th Army. He was honorably discharged on October 19, 1951 receiving the Korean Service Medal with three bronze battle stars and the Combat Infantryman's Badge. He worked as an electrician with the Indiana Brotherhood of Electricians Workers Local 369 in Louisville where had been a member over 55 years.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Rheba Mae Owen Watson of Madison; his daughter, Glenda Sue Dopsovic of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania; his son, Kenneth R. Watson and his wife, Connie Sue of Vevay; his grandchildren, Joseph Dopsovic, Joshua Dopsovic and his wife, Caitlin, Angela Renee Callis and Mark Griffin and his wife, Cybil; his great-grandchildren, Kennedy Gage Callis and Avery Griffin.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leslie A. and Naomi Elizabeth Wingham Watson, his brother, Samuel A. Watson, his sisters, Fern Robertson and Louise Perry, and his son in law, Thomas Dopsovic.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, November 4, 2016, at 1 p.m., by Ray Owen at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. Interment will follow in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1415 North Gate Road in Madison. Friends may call Friday from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. A final salute will be conducted on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion with full military honors to follow at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel 1415 North Gate Road in Madison.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans. Cards are available at the funeral home.


BARBARA ANN (YORK) BAKER, 62, of Jeffersonville, died Monday, October 31, 2016, in Louisville.
She is survived by her father, Patrick York (Liz); & siblings, Jean Piper (Bill), Dana Parkinson (Don), Wayne York (Phyllis), Sylvia Scott (Richard).
She is preceded in death by her husband, Denny Baker; and her mother, Patricia (Harlan) Rodarte.
Cremation was chosen following Barbara’s wishes.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
To leave a message for the family, please visit our website at www.newcomerkentuckiana.com.


BRENDA KAY STEELE, 64, Memphis, Indiana, died Saturday October 29, 2016 at her home in Memphis.
She was born on April 29, 1952 in Jeffersonville, to the late Warren and Dorothy (Kays) Hubbard. She retired from the United States Census Bureau where she worked in the procurement office. She was a member of the Northside Christian Church in New Albany, a member of the Red Hat Society and a 1970 graduate of Charlestown High School.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Gary Hubbard.
Survivors Include, her husband of 40 years, Mark Steele of Memphis; her sons, Mike (Tracy) Baird of Floyd Knobs, Barton Steele of Sellersburg and B.J. (Alanna) Steele of Charlestown; her daughter, Melissa Baird of Cooper City, Florida, her brother Wayne (Sharon) Hubbard of Charlestown and her grandchildren, Amber (Josh) Mckain, Justin Baird, Cortney Baird, Nicholas Baird, Haley Vanmeter, Emily Steele, Lyric Steele, and Laila Steele, and her great-grandchild, Silas McKain.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 A.M. Wednesday November 2, 2016 at Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg. Visitation will be from 2-8 P.M. Tuesday and on Wednesday from 9 A.M. until the time of the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences can be made at www.garrfuneralservices.com.


HANK LYNN STEVENS, 29, Campbellsburg, died Sunday, October 30.
He was born April 27, 1987 in Jonesboro, Arkansas the son of Richard Stevens and Tina Minton. He was an employee of CLS Industries and attended Kansas Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Jessica Ragains Stevens of Campbellsburg. They were married September 22, 2012. He is also survived by his son, Briar Stevens of Campbellsburg; his parents, Tina Minton of Georgetown, Richard Decker of Lanesville and Richard Stevens of Arkansas; brothers, Christopher Gagne of Charlestown, Duane and Joshua Stacy both of Jonesboro, Arkansas, and Nate Stevens of Jonesboro, Arkansas; sisters, Crystal Posey of Corydon, Shirley Stevens and Teresa Stevens-Proctor both of New Albany and Misty Schneider of Fort Wayne, and grandparents, Suzanne Minton of Georgetown, and Junior and Joellen Stevens of Jonesboro, Arkansas.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Stevens Jr. and a grandfather, Otis Minton.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1 PM at Kansas Church of Christ. Burial will follow in Kansas Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-8 PM and Thursday from 9-10AM at Weathers Funeral Home and Thursday from 11AM-time of service at the church.


DARREL ROBERT CURRY, 68, of Hanover, died on Sunday, October 30, 2016, at his home.
He was born October 2, 1948 in Bismarck, North Dakota. He was the son of the late Edward H. and Marcella B. Erdman Curry. He was a 1966 graduate of Miami Norland High School and attended college in Moorpark, California for two years. He was inducted into the United States Army on August 22, 1968 in Indianapolis, during the Vietnam War. He was in the Special Forces, was an expert marksman, and was wounded twice. He rose to the rank of Sergeant in HHT 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment of the 6th Army. He earned the National Defense Service Medal, two Purple Hearts, a Bronze Star, the Vietnam Service Medal, He was honorably discharged on February 24, 1970 at Fort Lewis Washington and remained in the reserves until August 21, 1974. He was a union carpenter and a factory worker early in life. He worked at Rexnord and Williamson Heater in Madison, before moving to Indianapolis. He retired from Diamond Chain in Indianapolis in 1999. He was a member of Kent Christian Church, of the Christian Motorcycle Association, and a former member of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association.
He is survived by his fiancée, Brenda Collings of Madison; his sister, Donna R. Denning and her companion, Terry Crank of Madison.
He was preceded in death by father, Edward H. Curry, died June 24, 2005, mother, Marcella B. "Marcy" Erdman Curry, died February 11, 2015, his brother, Dennis L. Curry, died June 21, 2002, his sister, Debbie Welch, died November 7, 1995.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, November 3, 2016, at 11 a.m., by Bro. Brian Schulz at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. Interment will follow in the Moffett Cemetery in Milton, Kentucky. Friends may call Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
A final salute will be conducted on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion with full military honors to follow at the graveside.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kent Christian Church. Cards are available at the funeral home.


DEBORAH ANN MALINA, 58, Salem, died Saturday, October 29, 2016 at her home.
She was born December 12, 1958 in Cook County, Illinois the daughter of Homer Earl and Betty Jane Brown Ridener. She was an employee of Hitachi Cable in New Albany. She was a Christian and a member of the Salem Moose Lodge.
She is survived by a son, Brian Lasa of New Richmond, Wisconsin; a daughter, Sherry Galvan of Mineral Point, Wisconsin; her mother, Betty Ridener of Salem; four brothers, Larry Ridener of Alton, New Hampshire, Danny Ridener of Springfield, Missouri, Al Ridener of Salem and Mike Ridener of Dodgeville, Wisconisn; a sister, Cathy Spicer of Salem, and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Homer Ridener and a brother, Steven Lasa.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 PM at Weathers Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday from 11AM-time of service.


WILLIAM KENNETH "STUTS" STUTSMAN, 95, of Scottsburg, died Monday, October 31, 2016 at Hampton Oaks Health Campus.
He was born on July 14, 1921 in Kent, the son of the late Oliver A. and Etta E. (Gray) Stutsman. He was a resident of Scott County since 1950. He graduated from Madison High School in 1938 and then earned his degree from Indiana University in 1942. He was drafted after graduation and sent to serve in England as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army Air Corps during WW II. He was retired Manager, CEO and Director from the Scottsburg Building and Loan, where he worked for 36 years. He was also former owner and operator of the old Stutsman Real Estate Company, was a Certified Public Accountant, Tax Accountant and a certified Real Estate Appraiser. He was a member of the Scottsburg United Methodist Church, a member of Gideons International and a former member of Scottsburg Kiwanis Club for 25 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, C. Everett and Foster Stutsman.
Survivors include his wife of 69 years, E. Loretta (Williams)Stutsman; three sons, Kenneth Allen Stutsman and his wife Beth of Jeffersonville, James M. Stutsman of Charlestown and Dr. John Stutsman and his wife Rachel of Indianapolis; two daughters, Linda S. Moenning and her husband Willie of Scottsburg and Rebecca S. Stutsman of Louisville, Kentucky; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be at 11 am on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 at Scottsburg United Methodist Church with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Wednesday at Collins Funeral Home and after 10 am Thursday at Scottsburg United Methodist Church.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Gideons International c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


WALTER NORRIS BUNCH, JR., 66, of Scottsburg, died Friday, October 28, 2016 at his residence.
He was born on October 6, 1950 in Bardstown, Kentucky, the son of the late Walter Norris Bunch Sr. and Mary Frances (Coleman) Bunch. He was a retired machine operator at the old Toyshima Steel Company in Indianapolis, where he worked for 28 years. He was U.S. Army veteran and a member of New Life Assembly in Scottsburg.
Survivors include his companion, Paula Duncan of Scottsburg; a daughter, Misty DeVoe of Indianapolis; a stepson, Terry Kinley of Scottsburg; four stepdaughters, Donna and Rhonda Atkinson both of Scottsburg, Kelly Atkinson of Brandenburg, Kentucky and Mary Spears of Coal City; three brothers, Donald and Mitchell Bunch of Kentucky and Russell Bunch of Missouri, several other stepchildren, numerous grandchildren, including, Kaitlyn, Noah and Scott DeVoe, Jr. and one great-grandchild.
Graveside Service will be at 2:30 pm Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 at Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison, with Rev. Mike Becht officiating. Visitation will be from 2 to 2:30 pm Thursday at the cemetery.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


JUDGE CARLTON E. SANDERS, 79, of Lanesville, died Monday, October 31, 2016, at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany.
He was born April 14, 1937, in Millwood, Kentucky, to the late Earl H. and Mae Ferris Sanders. He received his BS in Business Management from Indiana University in 1972 and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Louisville in 1976. He became judge of the Harrison County, Indiana Superior Court in 1985 and served until his retirement in 1998. He was the past chair of the Metro United Way campaign in Harrison County, the Harrison County Hospital Foundation, the Life Spring Foundation, and the Harrison County Sheriff’s Merit Board. He was the past president and a Paul Harris Fellow of the Corydon Rotary Club, was a past master of the Greenville Masonic Lodge F&AM and the Crandall Masonic Lodge F&AM, was a two time recipient of the Gold Leaf Award at the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana, was a recipient of the Indiana University Southeast Chancellor’s Medallion and the Distinguished Alumnist of the Year award at the Indiana University Southeast School of Business, served on the board of directors of the Farmer’s State Bank, and was a veteran of the U. S. Army Reserves.
He married his wife, the former Sue Eisenmenger, on February 16, 1974, and together they accomplished many things, including endowing a chair in business and serving on the advisory council and alumni board at the Indiana University School of Business, and becoming lifetime members of the President’s Circle at Indiana University. They also supported the Honors Program, the Judge Carlton E. and Sue Sanders Chair in Business and Economics and the Sanders Speaker Series Endowment. Together they helped to create The Judge Carlton and Sue Sanders Professional Sales Center, The Sanders Financial Markets Lab, the Judge Carlton and Sue Sanders International Study Scholarship, the Sanders Trading Lab, the Judge Carlton and Sue Sanders Laboratory for Nursing Education all at Indiana University Southeast, the Judge Carlton and Sue Sanders Teaching Courtroom at Ivy Tech in Sellersburg, Indiana, the Judge Carlton and Sue Sanders Pavilion at the Bicentennial Park in Corydon, and on October 17 of this year, were awarded the Sagamore of the Wabash.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Earl E. and William D. Sanders; and his sister, Joyce Stines.
Survivors include his wife, Sue; and his brother, H. Lynn Sanders (Sheila) of Evansville, Indiana.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 5, 2016, at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Cemetery near Corydon. Visitation will be from 2–8 p.m. Thursday, 2–8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the Indiana University Foundation for the benefit of Indiana University Southeast, 4201 Grant Line Road, New Albany, Indiana 47150.


BILLY JOE WADE, 88, Salem, died November 2, 2016 at his residence.
Born on April 14, 1928 in Scottsville, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Omer B Wade and Lucy Ellen (Lane) Wade. He was an Army Veteran, he served in the Korean Conflict where he received a Bronze Star. He was a retired farmer, truck driver, and owner of Wade's Seamless Guttering. He was a member of Canton United Methodist Church. He was a graduate of Pekin High School, Class of 1946.
Survivors include four children, Wron Wade & wife Nona, of Salem, Jo Anna Mount & husband Dean, of Salem, Gregory Wade of Salem, and Mary E. Jenkins of Vallonia; sister, Wilma June Bottorff of Salem; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ruth Anna (Elliott) Wade; one brother and three sisters.
The funeral service will be at 11 AM Friday at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem. Viewing will be from 4-8 PM Thursday and Friday from 9 AM until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Franklin Cemetery. Brother Toney McCutcheon will officiate.
Donations may be made to the Washington County Community Foundation.
To leave a message for the family be sure to visit www.hughestaylor.net


WANDA F. MILLER, 74, Crothersville, died Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at her residence with her children by her side.
She was born October 21, 1942 in Perry County, KY, the daughter of the late Tandy Jent and Mollie (Bowling) Jent. She had worked at Panasote, Seymour Manufacturing and as co-owner and bookkeeper for Miller Logging. She had also been a caregiver for her Mother, Daughter and Husband.
Survivors include her children, Sue Briner, Crothersville, Tommy James Elam, Scottsburg, Mike (Wilma) Elam, Austin, and Angel (Joss) Miller Moffatt, Seymour and brothers, Noah Jent, Austin and Evean Jent, Austin.
She is also survived by several grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by by her husband, A.G. Miller; daughters, Trudy McElfresh and Teresa Kintner; brothers, Carl, Herbert, Hastill, Roy, and Lowell Jent.
Funeral Service will be at 3 pm Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin. Visitation will be 11 am to 3 pm Saturday at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin. Burial will be at Cana Cemetery in Paris Crossing.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


JOHN E. KING, Colonel, U.S. Army of Fort Myers, FL formerly of Palmyra, died November 1, 2016 at the age of 92. He was born on February 2, 1924 in Normal, Illinois and was a former resident of Palmyra. After 37 years of service John retired from the U.S. Army as a Colonel.
He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Mary Elizabeth Walk King, one daughter, Carol (Roy) Rice of Bonita Springs, FL, a grandson, Scott (Jen) Rice of Denver, CO, granddaughter, Jennifer (John) Ashford of Naples, FL, great-grandchildren, Gavin and Lauren Rice and Mary and Emily Ashford. He is also survived by one sister, Ann Martin (Marvin) Davis of Palmyra.
Visitation will be held at Love Funeral Home, 14345 Greene St. NE., Palmyra, IN 47164 on Monday, November 7 at 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00a.m. with interment to follow at Palmyra Cemetery.


DONNA M. HAMILTON, 86, Salem, died Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany.
She was born September 1, 1930 in Indianapolis the daughter of Richard and Muriel Williams Hamm. She was a retired Registered Nurse, last working at Floyd Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Full Gospel Outreach and was a volunteer for C.A.R.E. Pregnancy Center.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale E. Hamilton. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Carl, Jerry and Richard Hamm and her parents.
She is survived by five sons, Ronald Eugene Hamilton (Bobbie Sue) of Reddington, Rodger Dale Hamilton of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Ernest Everett Hamilton (Cindy) of Jeffersonville, Charles Keith Hamilton (Patsy) of Seymour, and Robert A. Hamilton (Karen) of Smiths Grove, Kentucky; three daughters, Geraldine Morris (Sam) of Vallonia, Deborah Miller (Marvin) of Taylorsville, Kentucky and Barbara Ann Shelby (Keith) of Salem, a brother, Jack Hamm of Riverside, California; a sister, Georgia Stuart of Indianapolis, 15 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 PM at Southern Hills Church with Mike Tolliver, Keith Shelby and Marvin Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Thompson Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 10 AM-time of service at the church.


HELEN LOUISE (THOMPSON) TAYLOR, 84, Seymour, died Thursday, November 3, 2016, at her home.
She was born in Freetown, Indiana, to James and Zella (Fish) Thompson on December 7, 1931. She left home and married Roland O. Scott in 1953 who preceded her in death. She married Hubert L. Martin in 1965 who also preceded her in death. She later married Deward Taylor in 1972 who preceded her in death in 1987. She attended school at Clearspring and the Kurtz Church of the Nazarene. She went to work at Excello Shirt Factory for 21 years. She spent the last 24 years working for Area XI Agency on Aging as a homemaker.
She is survived by four children and one niece whom she raised as her own, Larry R. (Jeanette) Scott, Janet E. Jewell, Hubert L. (Jennifer) Martin, Joe A. (Rachel) Martin and Judy E. (Lewis) Hewitt; 13 grandchildren, Autumn (Scott) Pevlor, Ashlee (Scott) Dial, Adrian Scott, Kruz and Karma Hartsell, Justis Simpson, Nathan Blair, Abby Jewell, Rocky Martin, Logan Prather, Kiah Ellis, Hailey Martin and Cierra Martin; and great-grandchildren: Tatum, Kendyl and Gaddyn Spurgeon, Quentyn and Cannan Pevlor, Rikki and Jesse Dial, Tristen, Jayden and Vayda Martin, Draiden and Dawson Blair, Vada Barton, Scarlett Ellis and Reno Martin.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Mary Belle, Irene and Marie; three brothers, Eugene, Robert "Bob" and Billy Dean Jr. and her first-born granddaughter, Summer L. Spurgeon.
Funeral service will be held at Voss Chapel on Sunday, November 6, 2016, at 2:00 pm with Rev. Rick Prather officiating. Burial will follow at Freetown Cemetery. Friends and family may gather at Voss Chapel on Saturday from 4 to 8 pm and Sunday after 1:00 pm until time of service.
Memorial checks may be written to charity of choice through Voss & Sons Funeral and Crematory Service, Seymour, Indiana.
A complete obituary may be viewed on the funeral home website at www.vossfuneralservice.com


NANCY MASINGO, 78, of Salisbury passed away on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House.
Nancy was born in Muhlenberg County, KY on February 6, 1938 to the late Dorothy Jean Mefford and the late Edgar Warren McKee.
Nancy married the love of her life Frank Masingo on June 12, 1952. She was employed as the Assistant Dietary Manager at Genesis Healthcare in Salisbury.
She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents Dorothy and Edgar, she was preceded in death by her sister Joyce McKee.
Those left to cherish her memory are her loving husband Frank Masingo of Salisbury; sons: Steve Masingo (Lynn) of Salisbury, Michael A. Masingo (Luellen) of Mount Ulla, Todd Warren Masingo (Beth) of Winston Salem; sisters: Nell Carmen of Corydon, KY, Rita Allen (Louis) of Vancouver, WA, Connie Badger (Tom) of Charlestown, IN; 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She will be missed by all.
Visitation: 10:00 – 11:00 A.M., Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Friendship Baptist Church, 100 Porter Road, Salisbury, NC 28146.
Service: 11:00 A.M., Saturday, November 5 at Friendship Baptist Church with Pastor Jason Pierce officiating.
Burial: Burial immediately following the services at Rowan Memorial Park, 4125 Franklin Community Center Road, Salisbury, NC 28144.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Friendship Baptist Church, 100 Porter Road, Salisbury, NC 28146.
Lyerly Funeral Home is serving the Masingo family.  Online condolences may be made at www.lyerlyfuneralhome.com.


JAMES ALAN AXSOM, 52, died saturday, oct. 29, 2016.
He was born in Salem, the son of Alan and Marjorie Axsom. He attended Salem High School and later received an associate degree. He served in the US Army for 4 years. He moved to Panama City Beach, FL in the early 2000's with his wife, Deborah, whom he was married to for 19 years.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his father, Alan and mother, Marjorie; his sister, Jill Gulasa and brother, Jeffery Axsom. Also surviving are his daughter, Elizabeth Sexter, step-children, Calvin Hoke, III, Cortney Hoke, Christopher Hoke, and Cory Hoke; eight grandchildren and his grandmother, Mabel Axsom.
A private service will be held with family and friends.


GREGORIA D. ROBERTO, 81, Scottsburg, died Friday, November 4, 2016 at her residence.
She was born on February 22, 1935 in Solsona Ilocos Norte, Philippines, the daughter of the late Vicente Dancel and Eulalia (Tomas) Dancel. She graduated from Ilocos Norte High School in Laoag Ilocos Norte and then earned her nursing degree from DeOcampo Memorial School of Nursing in Manilla, Philippines. She was a retired nurse from the old Benjamin V. Roberto, M.D. Family Practice in Austin and a member of the Church of the American Martyrs in Scottsburg.
She was preceded in death by her first husband and father of her children, Benjamin V. Roberto, M.D., on Nov. 30, 1989; three brothers, Frederico, Pedro and Dr. Manuel Tomas Dancel and two sisters, Encarnacion Silvano and Rosa Ventura.
She was married Sept. 30, 2000 to Fleurdeliz Guerrero, who survives.
Survivors in addition to her husband include two sons, Benjamin G. Roberto, Jr. and Rudy D. Roberto both of Chicago, Illinois; three daughters, Jane Roberto of Chicago, Illinois, Debbie A. Nickless and her husband Randy of Floyds Knobs and Lisa M. Roberto of Indianapolis, Indiana; three sisters, Lucena Ericta of the Philippines, Consuelo Ramos of Jeffersonville and Marina Miguel of Chicago, Illinois and three grandsons, Justin, Cameron and Brendan Nickless.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 am Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at the Church of the American Martyrs in Scottsburg. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Tuesday at Collins Funeral Home. Interment will be in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation or the Scott County Humane Society c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, Indiana.
Online condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


JEANETTE JEAN COYNE, 82, Charlestown, died Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany.
She was born on September 15, 1934 in Palmerton, PA the daughter of Kenneth C. and Mildred A. Ruch Nothstein. She was a homemaker and formerly worked for the Floyd County School Corporation as a Media Aide and served in the United States Air Force.
Survivors include her daughter, Andrea L. Wiggam (Austin) of New Washington; sons, Kenneth Coyne (Dianne) of Isanti, MN, Douglas Coyne (Amy) of Charlestown, Steven Coyne (Sherri) of Charlestown and Michael Coyne (Jill) of Dover, OH; sister Shirley Hivner of Red Lion, PA; 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and great-granddaughter Alexis Brooke Laso.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 2 P.M. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 1-8 P.M. and after 9 A.M. Wednesday until the time of service.


TERRY HUTCHENS, 62, of Crothersville, died Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus.
Born November 29, 1953, he was the son of Richard E. Hutchens of Crothersville, and Carol June (Cartwright) Hutchens who died September 14, 2009. He was a 1972 Crothersville High School graduate, earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from Ball State University, and spent numerous years working in the banking industry. He was a member of Marion Baptist Church.
Also surviving, a sister, Venetia (Skip) Green of Seymour; niece, Brittany Washbush (Jeremie Jones) of Crothersville and a nephew, Kyle Green of Bloomington.
Funeral Service will be at 11 AM, Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9-11 AM on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to Schneck Foundation c/o Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.adamsfuneralhomeonline.com.


NOLAN GRIMES, JR., 89, of Madison, died Sunday, November 6, 2016, at the King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison.
He was born January 25, 1927 the son of the late, Nolan D. "Jack", Sr. and Helen Merle "Tony" Hartman Grimes. He was raised near Moorefield until 1942 when the family moved to Madison. He was a 1945 graduate of North Madison High School. He was inducted into the United States Army on May 15, 1945 in Indianapolis, during World War II. He served as a Private in Company C 1st Replacement Regiment and was honorably discharged on November 25, 1945 at Fort Riley, Kansas. He re-enlisted on November 26, 1945 and rose to the rate of Sergeant serving Headquarters Company 7749 Staging Area during World War II. He was honorably discharged on October 13, 1949 at Bremerhaven Germany receiving the World War II Victory Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal. He was re-enlisted on October 14, 1949 and served as a railway express clerk in H/H Company 17th Transportation Major Port and was honorably discharged on June 14, 1951 in BremerHaven, Germany receiving the EAME Medal. He re-enlisted on June 15, 1951 and served as a First Sergeant during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged on June 25, 1957 in Madrid, Spain receiving the Good Conduct Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. He re-enlisted on June 26, 1957 in Madrid and served in the 264th Transportation Company from Fort Eustis, Virginia. He was honorably discharged on June 25, 1963 from Fort Eustis, Virginia receiving the Good Conduct Medal with Two Loops. He re-enlisted on June 26, 1963 during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged on May 31, 1965 receiving his fourth Good Conduct Medal at Fort Eustis, Virginia. He would then retired from the United States Army with 20 years and 16 days of service. He then worked for the United States Navy for five years in the Naval Transport System at Norfolk, Virginia. He then began a career with Thompson Glass Dairy as a milkman in Madison and then retired from the Millwrights Union having worked at the Marble Hill site. He had attended Ryker's Ridge Baptist Church with his late wife, Edith and held membership in the Masonic Lodge and Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
He is survived by a son, Bert Grimes of Madison; his son-in-law, Charles Higbie of Chelsea; his daughter-in-law, Helen Long of Indianapolis; his grandchildren, Campbell Behn Higbie, Jason Higbie, Robert Goodrich, Michael Goodrich, Joe Ross, Jr., Gabriel Grimes, Garrett Grimes, Edith Grimes, Monika Bissell, Aeron Wrobel, Shawn Armstrong, Brandy Greene, Amber Martin, and Garth Armstrong; several great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his father, Nolan D. "Jack" Grimes, Sr., died July 3, 1978, his mother, Helen Merle "Tony" Hartman Grimes, died March 1, 1999, wife, Edith H. Hertel Grimes, died January 23, 1992, his daughters, Sharon Ann Higbie, died September 19, 2016; Barbara Isle Goodrich, died July 24, 2014; and Margaret Armstrong died in January 2011, his son, Mike Grimes, died March 23, 2015, his sisters, Mary Maxine Miller, died December 15, 1981 and Anna M. "Joann" Crafton, died December 9, 2009, and his brothers, George V. Grimes, died August 24, 1994 and William F. "Bill" Grimes, died August 11, 2004.
Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, November 11, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., by Chaplain Wayne Edwards at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana. Interment will follow in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1415 North Gate Road in Madison. Friends may call Thursday from 4-8 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
A final salute will be conducted on Friday at 11:30 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion with full military honors to be conducted at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel, 1415 North Gate Road in Madison, Indiana by the Fort Knox Ceremonial Unit and Jefferson Post 9, of the American Legion.
Memorial contributions may be made to Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion or Madison VFW Post 1969. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Madison.

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