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Obituaries December 28, 2016 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 22 December 2016 00:00

DOUGLAS BURTON “BURT” DUNN
EMMA SUE HORINE, 81
ROLLAN “RONNIE” HAYCOX, 76
JOHN WILLIAM BURNETT, 67
CYNTHIA L. ROBERTSON, 60
DARREL GIBSON, 58
IRVIN D. HITNER, 79
SARAH B. (POTTER) FLEMING, 96
STANLEY E. STONER, 76


DOUGLAS BURTON “BURT” DUNN, died December 13, 2016, in Houston, Texas at Houston Hospice.
He was born on March 22, 1930 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to Howard Sidney Dunn and Audrey Pearl Dunn. He left Montreal to study geology on a hockey scholarship at the University of Michigan and played on two NCAA National Championship teams. He began his career as an Exploration Geologist with Gulf Oil in Western Canada. His career progressed with Huber Oil, then Cayuga Oil which brought him and his family to Houston from Calgary in 1975. He later worked for Coral Petroleum before becoming an independent geologist, advising on exploration prospects into his early eighties. He was an active member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologist, Houston Geological Society, and the Petroleum Club of Houston. He was a long-time member of Chaplewood United Methodist Church, the Houston Racquet Club, and an active participant in the World Oilman's Tennis Tournament.
He is preceded in death by his parents, sister Elaine Dunn Hanna, and brother-in-law Ted Elliot.
He is survived by his wife, Marjorie; son Brad and daughter-in-law Stacie, daughter Cathy and son-in-law Anderson Williams, daughter Patti and son-in-law Dominic Grote, and grandchildren Taylor Grote, Alison Dunn, Whit Grote, Davis Dunn, Christopher Grote, Caroline Grote, Carter Dunn, and Jack Grote. Other survivors include his older brother Donald and wife Marion, younger sister Jean Elliot, and brother-in-law Neil Hanna.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, December 21 at 1 pm at the Chapel in Chapelwood United Methodist Church, 11140 Greenbay Houston.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Shawe Memorial Jr./Sr. High School or the West Houston Young Life at 1766 W. Sam Houston Parkway North, Houston, TX 77043.


EMMA SUE HORINE, 81, Charlestown, died Sunday, December 18, 2016 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born on July 14, 1935 to William Troy and Viola Tuley (Williams) Baker in Monticello, AR. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bobby Horine; son, Jimmy Horine, and Sister, Doie Blakley.
Survivors include her sons, Gordon Horine (Kim) of Charlestown, and Troy Horine (Denise) of Vine Grove, KY; brothers, James Baker of Nacogdoches, TX, and Gerald Baker of Fulton, MS; sisters, Jewel Baker Clapp of Tulsa, OK, Betty Newland of Fulton, MS, and Mary K. Barrett of Fulton, MS; 10 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 11am at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial to follow in the Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will begin on Wednesday from 1pm to 7pm, and after 9am on Thursday.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


ROLLAN “RONNIE” HAYCOX, 76, of Bethlehem, died Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Riverview Village.
He was born on December 2, 1940 to Chauncey and Virgie (Skinner) Haycox in Bethlehem.
He was a retired truck driver, farmer, and was a member of the Bethlehem Community Church.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers and sisters, Ollie Haycox, Earl Haycox, Kenneth Haycox, Iva Melton, Corrine Hall, Vincent Haycox, Myra Cochran, Della Austin, Marjorie Haycox, Bill Vest, Wilbur Haycox, and Lola Haycox.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 12 pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington, with burial to follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery. Visitation will begin after 10am on Wednesday till the time of the service.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


JOHN WILLIAM BURNETT, 67, of Crothersville, IN, passed away at 7:40PM on Sunday, December 18, 2016 at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
Born May 22, 1949 in Lawton, OK, he was the son of John William “J.W.” Burnett and Wanda Alene (Burgett) Burnett who are both deceased. She was a 1968 graduate of Manteca High School in CA and a graduate of Lincoln Tech in Indianapolis where he earned a Bachelor of Business Degree. John and Dara met for the first time on Thanksgiving Day in 1974 when he came to eat at The Pines Restaurant in Seymour. He was in the area drilling an underground cavern for Texas Eastern. He did not hear from John again until he called her at The Pines Restaurant on Thanksgiving Day in 1977. From that point forward, they continued to date and were married on August 23, 1979 in Carson City, NV. Dara L. (Schlueter) Burnett survives in Crothersville.
Other survivors include, five children John William “Lil John” Burnett of Lodi, CA, Heather (Nicholas) McIntosh of Crothersville, Bobby Burnett of Crothersville, Rachelle (Todd) Spencer of Jeffersonville, and Brandon Burnett of Crothersville, six grandchildren, Isaiah McIntosh, Nikaila McIntosh, Alexandra, Emma, and Ella Burnett, and Camden Spencer, and one brother, Jack Burnett of Lodi, CA.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and Russell Burnett.
Pastor Irvin Benge will conduct funeral services at 7 PM on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with cremation to follow. Visitation will be 5-7 PM on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville.
Memorial contributions may be given to Riley Hospital for Children 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.


CYNTHIA L. ROBERTSON, 60, Henryville, died Monday, December 19, 2016 at her home.
Born October 25, 1956 in Greensboro, NC she was the daughter of the Late Joseph H. Smith & Gail N. Smith of Jeffersonville, and William S. & Pam Ray of Prattville, AL. She was a 1975 Jeffersonville High School graduate. She was employed at Family Health Centers in Jeffersonville in the insurance billing dept. previously she worked at Hillside Animal Clinic in Floyds Knobs, St. Clair Veterinary Clinic in Scottsburg and Radiology Associates, and Clark Memorial Hospital.
On October 23, 1997 in New Albany, she married Dennis E. “Curley” Robertson who survives in Henryville. Other survivors include three children, Angela (Mark) Bishop of Sellersburg, Brian Robertson of New Albany, Christopher Robertson of Underwood, three grandchildren, Tyler Hobbs, Jacob Bishop, and Katie Bishop all of Sellersburg, niece and nephew, Amy L. Pierce, Clayton L. Kinnamon, great-niece and great-nephew, Logan T. Gurr and Alexis N. Gurr; siblings, Kimberly D. Ray of Corydon, J. Patton Smith of Clarksville, C. Wade Smith of Clarksville, Lara Meadows of Birmingham, AL, and Chad Ray of Birmingham, AL.
Pastor T. C. Baker will conduct funeral services at 11 AM on Friday, December 23, 2016 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville with cremation following. Visitation will be 4-8 PM on Thursday, December 22, 2016 and after 10 AM on Friday, both at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville.
Memorial donations may be given in memory of Cynthia to American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association c/o Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory, 209 S. Ferguson St., Henryville, IN 47126.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.adamsfuneralhomeonline.com.


DARREL GIBSON, 58, Seymour, died Monday, December 19, 2016 at his residence.
Born June 22, 1958 in Smith Boro, KY, he was the son of the late Zollie and Geneva (Smith) Gibson. He was a member of Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Crothersville.
Survivors include his daughters, Brittany Gibson, Seymour and Jennifer Wagner, Seymour; sisters, Nancy Moore, Hazard, Kentucky and Marcella Bell, Seymour and a brother, Glen Gibson, Austin. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Eric Gibson and his parents.
Funeral Service will be at 1 pm Thursday, December 21, 2016 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, with Rev. Herbie White officiating. Visitation will be 10 am to 1 pm Thursday at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will be at Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


IRVIN D. HITNER, 79, Georgetown, died Monday, December 19, 2016 at his home.
He was born on July 2, 1937 in New Albany, to the late George & Lucille (Meriwether) Hitner. He was a member, elder and Sunday school teacher at Georgetown Christian Church for 40 years and Scottsville Christian Church for the last 20 years.
Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Daniel Hitner.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Glenda (Sparrow) Hitner; daughters, Kim Mitchell (Pudgy) and Karen Dallas (John); son, Mike Hitner; grandchildren, Amie Bradford (Robbie), Eric Mitchell (Rebekah), Kristin Hitner, Whitney Hitner, and Corey Dallas (Abby); and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4-9 PM Thursday, December 22, 2016 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany). His Funeral Service will be at 11 AM on Friday at Georgetown Christian Church (9420 State Road 64, Georgetown, IN).A private burial will follow at a later date at Wolfe Cemetery in Georgetown.
Memorial contributions in Irvin’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (501 St. Jude Pl, Memphis, TN 38105-9959).
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerindiana.com.


SARAH B. (POTTER) FLEMING, 96, Pekin, died December 20, 2016 at Baptist Health Floyd County.
Born on February 27, 1920 in Etty, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late McKinley Potter and Dora (Mullins) Potter. She was a member of the Free Gospel Fellowship in Pekin. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include three sons, Dennis Ray Fleming Sr. and his wife Dorothy, Benjamin J. Fleming and his wife Janice, and Gerald Fleming Sr. and his wife Nada all from Pekin; daughter, Wanda Terrell of Pekin; sister, Goldie Collier of Sellersburg; 16 grandchilden, 52 great-grandchildren, 56 great-great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-great-granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ezra Fleming and two grandchildren.
The funeral service will be at 11 AM Friday at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Pekin. 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 Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Ron Bower, Marvin Overstreet and Jerry Goodwin will officiate.
To leave a message be sure to visit www.hughestaylor.net


STANLEY E. STONER, 76, of Scottsburg, died Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at Baptist Floyd Hospital in New Albany.
He was born on December 3, 1940 in Scott County, the son of the late Elza and Helen M. (Perkinson) Stoner. He graduated from Scottsburg High School with the Class of 1959. He retired in 2002 as the Director of Building Services at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg, where he worked for 16 years. Prior to that, he was the sales and warehouse manager for Eldorado Tire Company in Louisville, for 15 years. He was an active member of First Baptist Church in Scottsburg, where he served as a Deacon.
He was married on November 23, 1960 to Sandy (Sizemore) Stoner, who survives. In addition to his wife, Stan is survived by a daughter, Rhonda Campbell of New Albany; a son, Micky L. Stoner and his wife Laura of Clarksville; five grandchildren, Madison and Preston Campbell, Phillip, Helena and Nicholas Stoner and one great-grandchild, Rylee Campbell.
Funeral Service will be at 1 pm Saturday, December 24, 2016 at the First Baptist Church in Scottsburg. Visitation will be from 10 am to 1 pm Saturday at the First Baptist Church. Interment will be in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences can be made at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 December 2016 13:16