LOUISE TURNER, 81
DONALD A. WALTON, 75
OLLIE MAE COMBS, 94
WILEY B. "JUNIOR" BROCK, 54
JAXSON KYLE SHEPHERD, infant
HOMER CASEY, 81
EVELYN “RITA” SCHRODER, 76
HOBERT EUGENE WALTERS, 90
JEFFREY STEWART DIXON, 52
CANDY WOOD, 68
CARRIE GIBSON, 68
LUCILLE GRACE HOARD PARKS WALTERS, 74
TIFFANY RAYE OBREMSKI CHANDLER, 32
MARJORIE E. CHASTAIN, 89
MURIEL JEAN LEWIS, 73
REED SIMPSON, 88
LARRY J. MCKEAN, 74
MIRIAM C. BAKER, 89
JOYCE ANN BRUNER, 74
STEVEN E. RIGHTHOUSE, 63
THELMA S. BRUMETT, 84
DENNIS LEON KINNEY, 79
MARY ELLEN MCCLANAHAN, 55
ANETA C. WEHNER FURNISH, 84
LARRY PLESSINGER, 77
LOIS CLARK, 57
LOUISE TURNER, 81, died at her home on Sunday, January 8, 2017.
She was born June 19, 1935, in Sebastians Branch, Kentucky. She was one of seven children born to Albert and Julia McIntosh. She later moved to Jackson County, where she met and married Bratton Turner. She was a member of The Church of God in Scottsburg and served as a volunteer at The Waters Nursing Home where she sang and played her guitar.
She is preceded in death by her parents, five of her siblings, and her spouse.
She is survived by one son, Anthony Turner, and a granddaughter, Antonía Turner, both of Jackson County, as well as a sister, nieces, nephews, and other family members.
In lieu of flowers please make financial contributions at either Centra Credit Union in Scott County on behalf of her granddaughter, Antonía Turner.
Pastor Sonny Fugate will conduct funeral services at 3:30 PM on Thursday, January 12, 2017. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service starting at 2:30 PM on Thursday at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Scottsburg. Burial will follow the service at Little York Cemetery.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.adamsfuneralhomeonline.com.
DONALD A. WALTON, 75, Salem, died Monday, January 9, 2016 at Salem Crossing.
He was born January 15, 1941 in Washington County, the son of Arthur R. and Magel Irene Johns Walton. He was an employee of Blue River Services for 25 years and also worked for the Washington County Highway Department and Salem Poultry. He was a member of Smedley Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his twin brother, David Walton and his parents, Arthur and Magel Walton.
He is survived by three brothers, Ronald Walton of Salem, John Walton (Karen) of Sellersburg, and Dan Walton (Carol) of New Albany; three sisters, Rose Ann Roberts (Jim), Sharon Robinson (Cleveland) and Nancy Walton all of Salem, and a sister-in-law, Freda Walton of Salem.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 AM at Smedley Church of Christ. Burial will follow in Smedley Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8 PM at Weathers Funeral Home and Friday from 10 AM until time of service at the church.
OLLIE MAE COMBS, 94, Charlestown, died Sunday, January 8, 2017 at Hampton Oaks in Scottsburg.
She was born on March 22, 1922 in Harlan County, KY the daughter of Sam and Armina Sizemore. She retired after more than 25 years with Jefferson Special Police as security for the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville and also worked at the former Charlestown Amination Plant.
Survivors include her daughters, Armina Cole (John) of Scottsburg, Rita Amburgey (Arthur) of Charlestown, Mary Boucher (Jerry) of Charlestown, Zola Lee of Charlestown, Connie Stivers of Salem and Veda Combs of Charlestown; son, Johnny Combs of Charlestown; 24 grandchildren; several great- and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Truman Combs; son, Ralph Coda; grandchildren, Justin Combs, John Pepper Cole and Arthur Amburgey Jr.; great-grandchildren, Noah Caudill and Nevaeh Combs.
Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 1 P.M. at Charlestown Cemetery.
Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown is in charge of arrangements.
WILEY B. "JUNIOR" BROCK, 54, died Friday, December 20, 2016 at his residence.
He was born on May 15, 1962 in Seymour, the son of the late Peanut Brock and Ina Begley. He worked at Swifty Farms for seven years. He worked at Regal Insulation and did odd jobs all his life.
He is survived by his son, Brian Brock, North Vernon; his brother, Darrell Brock, Crothersville; sisters, Kay Richie (Ronnie), Austin, Velvia Brock (Frank), Scottsburg, Priscilla Long (Tom), Tampico; step-sisters, Diane Campbell (Chris), Austin, Donna Nease, Austin and a step-brother, Richard Nicholson (Trinda).
He was preceded in death by his father Peanut Brock, Step-mother, Doris Brock; his mother, Ina Begley and Lowell Begley.
There will be a celebration of life on January 28, 2017 at the VFW post, Crothersville beginning at noon.
All friends and family are invited to attent. Bring a covered dish. There will be an open mic to talk about Junior.
JAXSON KYLE SHEPHERD, infant, Charlestown, died Friday, January 6, 2017, surrounded by his family.
He is survived by his parents, Danielle Shipley, Shawn Shepherd; brothers, Skyler Shepherd and Michael Shipley; grandparents, John Shepherd, Tawana Wells, Paul and Tamela Combs, Jerry Shipley and Kathy Cox; great-grandparents, Mike and Hilda Elmore and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral service will be held at 12 PM, Friday, January 13, 2017 at Scott Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday from 10-12 PM.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.scottfuneralhome.com
HOMER CASEY, 81, Lexington, died January 11, 2017.
He was born on September 24, 1935 in Lancaster, Kentucky to the late Clain and Mary (Williams) Casey. He was also preceded in death by his daughter Rita Dorsam.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Casey; sons, James Casey, Jeff Casey, Greg Andrews and daughter, Lisa Bricker, grandchildren; Harley, Amber, Janie, Sebastian, Haley, Delaney, and Wyatt, great-grandchildren Zayden, Cole, ClaraMae and Devant.
Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany 47150).
EVELYN “RITA” SCHRODER, 76, Sellersburg, died Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at her home in Sellersburg.
She was born on December 26, 1940 in Louisville to William and Catherine (Brangers) Nowacki. She was a member of St. John Paul II Catholic Church, St. Joe Campus.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Dick Schroder; both parents, and granddaughter, Meagen Beyerle.
She is survived by daughters, Cindy (Joe) Kruer, Floyds Knobs, Laura (Bill) Beyerle, Sellersburg; son, Rick Schroder, Sellersburg; grandchildren, George (Sarah) Budd, Halle Nauman, Max Nauman, Brittany Beyerle, Catie (Shaun) Buckland, Zach Beyerle, great grandchildren Sophia Budd, Amelia Buckland, and sister, Jean Hall.
Funeral mass will be held 11a.m. Monday at the St. Joe Hill Catholic Church in Sellersburg. Visitation will be Sunday from Noon until 8 p.m. at the Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. John Paul II Catholic Church.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.garrfuneralservices.com.
HOBERT EUGENE WALTERS, 90, Austin, died Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at Lake Pointe Village in Scottsburg.
He was born on December 2, 1926 in Kitts, Kentucky, the son of the late Tess Walters and Mossie (Wright) Walters. He was a retired auto worker for General Motors in Indianapolis. He was a member of the Broadway Pentecostal Church in Austin, a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Wallins Creek Masonic Lodge in Wallins Creek, Kentucky.
He was preceded in death by a son, Daymond Walters and a sister, Willene Lamar. Survivors include his wife, Anna Lee (Burns) Walters; a daughter, Sharon Sosbe of Indianapolis; a step-son, Paul Brown and his wife Edna of Austin; a step-daughter, Debbie Clontz and her husband Charles of Austin; nine grandchildren, Aaron Clontz, Andy, Chris and Kaitey Brown, Jenny Vaughn, Angie Larkin, Deanna Miller, Stephanie Schutt and Shawn Barger and several great-grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be at 11 am Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Collins Funeral Home with Pastor Johnny Bowling officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Friday and after 9 am Saturday at Collins Funeral Home. Interment will be in Scottsburg Cemetery in Scottsburg.
Online condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.
JEFFREY STEWART DIXON, 52, Depauw, died Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd.
He was born December, 16, 1964 at Benham, KY to Henry Stewart Dixon and Eulala Anne (Estes) Milby. He attended Blue River Baptist Church.
Survivors include his mother, Eulala Anne (Estes) Milby of Depauw; step-father, Jerry Milby of Depauw; father, Henry Stewart Dixon of New Albany; step-mother, Judy Dixon of New Albany; grandmother, Pauline Estes of Harlan County, KY; brother, Bryan Scott Dixon of Muncie; sister, Joanna Michelle Patterson of New Salisbury; half-brother, Christopher Todd Dixon of Clarksville; half-sister, Mary Allison Dixon of Jeffersonville and babysitter Wanda LeBarren.
Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Friday, January 13, 2017 at Love Funeral Home with visitation at 12 p.m. until time of service at 3 p.m. There will be a graveside service at Wilder Cemetery in Harlan County, Rosspoint, KY on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. conducted by Henson & Rich Funeral Home in Harlan, KY.
CANDY WOOD, 68, Clarksville, died Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born in Greenville, Kentucky and was a member of Harrison Ave. United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband of 49 years, David Wood; a son, David E. Wood (Becky) of Clarksville; two daughters, Debbie Drury (Floyd) of Charlestown and Michelle Wininger (Ron) of Sellersburg; five grandchildren, Timmy Hall, Emily Hall, Meagan Wood, Sammy Rhoton, and Sydney Wood; a great-grandson, Braxton Sparrow; two brothers, Bobby Whitson (Joyce) of Jeffersonville and Marty Milby (PD) of New Albany.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 am Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Chapman Funeral Home with burial in Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Jeffersonville. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm on Friday and from 9 am until the time of the service on Saturday.
Online condolences can be left at www.chapmanfuneralhome.net
CARRIE GIBSON, 68, Louisville, died at her home Friday, January 13, 2017.
She was born June 10, 1948 in Austin, to her parents, the late Dan and Eltha Fawbush Gibson. She had a doctorate degree from the University of Louisville where she served as a professor over 40 years. She was also the former director of the Labor Management Center at U of L.
She is survived by her three children, a son, Rob Donald (Alana); and two daughters, Courtney Byrnes (John); and Lindsay Donald; three sisters, JoAnn Chambers; Darlene Gibson; and Jacqueline Lee. She is also survived by four grandchildren, Charlie Donald and Colin, Caroline and Jack Byrnes. Visitation will be held 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Ratterman Brothers Funeral Home, “in St. Matthews”, 3711 Lexington Road.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Carrie to the Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation or the Susan G. Kommen Foundation.
LUCILLE GRACE HOARD PARKS WALTERS, 74, Lexington, died Friday, January 13, 2017 at her home in Lexington.
She was born December 21, 1942 in Scott County, the daughter of the late John Thomas and Mable Helen Jennings Hoard. She was raised in Lexington where she had also attended school. She worked in the deli for the Jay C. Store, Foods Plus, Pride Supermarket and Walmart. She later worked as a housekeeper. She was a member of the Hanover Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 24 years, Bobby Ray Walters of Lexington; her sons, Jim Hoard and his wife Eula of Blocher, Johnny Parks and his wife Brenda of Madison, Jack Parks and his wife Dena of Madison, Ray Parks and his wife Beth of Scottsburg, Jerry Parks of Lagrange, Kentucky and Joseph Parks of New Castle; her daughters, Rose Watterson and her husband Earl of Hanover, Susie Johns and her husband Raymond of Cave City, Kentucky; her 14 grandchildren and 27-great-grandchildren; her brother, Richard Hoard and his wife Ellen of Lexington; her sisters, Elizabeth Ann Briddle of Lexington, Rose Ferguson and her husband Bob of Madison and Mary Duckworth of Denver, Colorado; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John Thomas and Mable Helen Jennings Hoard, the father of her children, Johnny Parks, her brother, John David Hoard, and her grandchildren, Jerico Duane Parks and Dustin Lee Lanham Parks.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 11 a.m. by Pastor JD Traylor at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. Interment will follow in the Lexington Cemetery in Lexington. Friends may call Monday from 5-7 p.m. and from 10 a.m.until the time of service at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lucille Grace Walters Memorial Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Madison.
TIFFANY RAYE OBREMSKI CHANDLER, 32, Scottsburg, died Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
Born February 7, 1984 in Louisville, she was the daughter of Brian and Sandy Obremski. She attended World Outreach for Christ in Scottsburg.
Survivors include her son, Brian Allen Chandler, Scottsburg; parents, Brian & Sandy Obremski, Scottsburg; sisters, Michelle Obremski, Scottsburg, Jessica Mrubi, Tennessee and Danielle Obremski, Scottsburg; grandparents, Brenda Napier, Delrio, Tennessee and Russell Obremski, New Albany.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Chandler grandparents, Ruth & Lee Cravens and Gene Napier.
Funeral Service will be at 4 pm Monday, January 16, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, with Pastor Jim Donahue officiating with cremation to follow. Visitation will be 12 to 4 pm Monday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
MARJORIE E. CHASTAIN, 89, North Vernon, died Friday, January 13, 2017 at Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus.
She was born March 17, 1927 in Washington County, the daughter of Frederick Paul and Audrey Ellen Rosenbaum Nicholson. She was a homemaker and a member of Bible Students of New Albany.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dudley Chastain in 2013. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Frederick Nicholson Jr.; two sisters, Joan Jones and Margaret Nicholson and two great-grandchildren, Lowell Timothy and Thomas.
She is survived by a son, Ronald K. Chastain (Barbara) of Phoenix, Arizona; a daughter, Jana L. Moore (Tim) of North Vernon; four grandchildren, Beth George, Sarah Gentry (Chris), Craig Moore (Stephanie), Erica Gootee (Jeremiah); nine great-grandchildren, Anna, Rachel, Nicole, Katie, Cole, Sophie, Jackson, Isabela and Aubrey, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Cavetown Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-8PM and Thursday from 9AM-time of service.
MURIEL JEAN LEWIS, 73, Austin, died Friday, January 13, 2017 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
She was born August 17, 1943 in Hazard, KY, the daughter of the late Garrett White and Marie Richie. She was a member of the Church of the New Covenant in Austin.
Survivors include her sons, Harold Lewis, Scottsburg and Donald Lewis Austin; brothers, Harold White, Austin and Garrett White, Jr., Austin; sisters, Iline Lawson, Columbus, Barbara Bush, Salem and Edna Sue Noble, Austin; grandchildren, Christly Lewis and Rachael Lewis and a great-grandchild, Hannah Jean Lewis.
She was preceded in death by Her son Chris Lewis; brothers, Arnold and Wayne Edward White; sisters, Rose White and Irene Pace and a grandson, Dustin Lewis.
Funeral Service will be at 1 pm Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with Rev. Harold White officiating. Visitation will be 10 am to 1 pm Tuesday at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin. Burial will be at White & Roberts Cemetery in Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.
REED SIMPSON, 88, Salem, died Thursday, January 12, 2017 at his residence.
Born March 23, 1928 in Salem, he was the son of the late Herbert and Sydney (Summers) Simpson. He retired in 1988, the owner of the old Ashland Oil Bulk Plant in Salem and was the former owner of the old Reed's Good Food Restaurant. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Salem, had been a life resident of Washington County and was a member of the Salem Masonic Lodge #21 F. & A.M., the Salem Lions Club, Western Hills Golf Course and served on the Salem Community School Board for 8 years. He married June 19, 1949 to C. Sue Etzler Simpson, who died November 8, 2004.
He married August 20, 2006 to Carolyn (Robertson) Simpson, who survives. Also surviving are his daughter, Karen (Paul) Owens, Port Charlotte, Florida; a son, Allan (Glenda) Simpson, Seymour; step-daughter, Pamela (Richard) Hilton-Platt, Indianapolis; two step-sons, Danny Hilton, Jasper and Steven (Terry) Hilton, Indianapolis; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Wayne and Kent Simpson.
Funeral Service will be at 11 am Monday at Dawalt Funeral Home. Visitation will be 4-8 pm Sunday and 9 am until the time of the service on Monday. Interment will be at Crown Hill Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society C/O Jeanette Nolan 945 North Rush Creek Road Salem or SouthernCare Hospice 1923 South Liberty Drive Bloomington, Indiana 47403.
LARRY J. MCKEAN, 74, Henryville, died Friday, January 13, 2017 at Baptist Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
Born August 22, 1942 in Henryville, he was the daughter of LeRoy Emmett McKean and Alma (Zimmerman) Kruer. He served in the Air Force and retired from the Army National Guard, General Motors, and Cummins Engine Company.
Survivors include one son, Jim (Patricia) McKean and one grandson, James Grant McKean, all of Elgin, TX; two siblings, Loretta Sue (Harold) Hays of Gulf Shores, AL and Zita Marie Cox of Vincennes.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, George Emmet & Gordon Michael “Buck” McKean and two sisters, Pauline Gale Olges & Betty Jo Banet.
Friends may visit on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from 11 AM until 2 PM at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville. Burial will be at a later date.
Memorial donations may be given in memory of Larry to St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery c/o Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory, 209 S. Ferguson St., Henryville, IN 47126.
Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.
MIRIAM C. BAKER, 89, Salem, died Friday, January 13, 2017, at Baptist Health Floyd.
Born March 13, 1927 in Mt. Vernon, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late Carl M. and Mollie M. (Tenison) Curtis. She retired in 1988 after 38 years of teaching at Salem Community Schools and during her teaching career at Salem, she started the distinguished singing group called the Baker's Dozen. She was a member of the Salem United Methodist Church, was a graduate of Mt. Vernon High School and graduated from Evansville College with a bachelors degree in music. She was a member of the Tri Kappa and Delta Kappa Gamma sororities, the Hospital Auxiliary, Woman's Study Club and the Indiana Retired Teachers Associations at the state and local level.
She married Harry E. Baker on June 9, 1950, who died December 23, 2013.
Survivors include her son, Stephen C. (Cindy) Baker, Columbia City; sister, Ruth (Jim) Bauman, Livermore, California and three grandchildren, Nathan, Parker and Hayden.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Holbert Curtis and a nephew, Kurt Bauman.
Funeral Service will be at 11 am Thursday at Salem United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Wednesday at Dawalt Funeral Home and 10 am Thursday until the time of the service at the church. Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Washington County Community Foundation 1707 North Shelby Street, Suite 100 Salem, Indiana 47167 or Salem United Methodist Church 202 East Market St. Salem, Indiana 47167.
JOYCE ANN BRUNER, 74, Palmyra, died Friday, January 13, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd Hospital, New Albany.
She was born August 24, 1942 at Danville, Virginia to the late Edward and Peggy Shelton. She was an Army Veteran, and former nurse at Todd-Dickey Health Care in Leavenworth.Also, preceding her in death were daughters, Cathy Esparza and Angel Bruner Smith; granddaughter, Nicole Zimmerman and great-granddaughter, Breahanna Lynch.
Surviving are her husband of 48 years, Donald C. Bruner, Sr.; sons, Mike Bruner (Donna) of New Salisbury, Randall King of Sellersburg, James Bruner of Clarksville, Donald C. Bruner, Jr. (Tonya) of Pekin, Herbert N. Bruner (Joy) of Palmyra; daughter, Susan Bruner of Salem; brothers, Edward L. Shelton (Margaret) of Dudley, NC, Benny W. Shelton (Fran) of Augusta, GA, Mike Shelton of Augusta, GA 13 Grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral was Monday, January 16, 2017 at Swarens Funeral Home, 1405 Hwy 64 NW, Ramsey, IN with burial in Palmyra Cemetery.
STEVEN E. RIGHTHOUSE, 63, Scottsburg, died Friday, January 13, 2017 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville.
He was born on September 6, 1953 in Jackson County, the son of the late Edward Righthouse and Fern (Colvin) Righthouse. He was a former employee of Kimball Office Furniture in Borden, also a carpenter.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, James C. Righthouse; a sister, Diana Walton and a granddaughter, Izabella Righthouse.
Survivors include four sons, Chase (Leslie) Righthouse and Steven (Rose) Righthouse all of Scottsburg, Jeremy (Jenny) Righthouse of Pekin and Chris McCurdy of Indianapolis; a daughter, Chantel (Derek) Stutsman of Scottsburg; three sisters, Regina Righthouse of Sellersburg, Bonita McWilliams of Maryland and Yvonne Carol Lintz of Columbus; three brothers, Larry Righthouse of New Albany, Dennis Righthouse of Columbus and Tony A. Righthouse of Scottsburg; eight grandchildren, Blake, Emily, Abbie, Wyatt and Hadlie Righthouse, Moriah Gibson-Berger, Taeson and Paisli Stutsman and a great-granddaughter, Emma Righthouse.
Funeral Service will be at 11 am Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Collins Funeral Home with burial in New Bethel Cemetery near Chelsea. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Monday and after 9 am Tuesday.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the family to help with final expenses c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences can be left for the family at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.
THELMA S. BRUMETT, 84, Crothersville, died Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Lake Pointe Village in Scottsburg.
Born May 21,1932, in Freetown, she was the daughter of Rex Spurgeon and Irene (Burris) Woolf. On May 28, 1949, in Brownstown, she married Roy Brumett who preceded her in death on March 26, 1991. She was a member of Safe Harbor Church of God. She enjoyed volunteering at Crothersville Elementary School as a Foster Grandparent for several years and worked at the U.S. Shoe Factory.
She is survived by five children, R. Darrell (Sandy) Brumett of Morrow, OHio, Shirley Gibson of Scottsburg, Janis (Billy J.) Deaton of Austin, Linda (Jay) Norton of Taylorsville, KY, and Amber (Chris) Couch of Crothersville; eight grandchildren, Kyle (Steffanie) Brumett, Cole (Carrie) Brumett, Sherry Gibson, Heather Bailey, Jennifer (Joe) Long, Darby (Sally) Deaton, Jessica (David) Jewell, and Jeremy (Jana) Norton, 20 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and one brother, Roger (Laura) Spurgeon of Franklin.
She was preceded in death by two step-brothers Richard and James Woolf.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 AM on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Safe Harbor Church of God in Scottsburg, 1762 West Lake Road, Scottsburg, with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 PM, on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, and after 10 AM at church on Thursday.
Memorial contributions may be given to Alzheimer’s Association or Safe Harbor Church of God 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.
DENNIS LEON KINNEY, 79, Lexington, died on Friday, January 13, 2017, at the Salem Crossing in Salem.
He was born on October 4, 1967 in Bloomington, the son of the late Ernest and Leo Kinney. He was raised near Henryville and had resided in Lexington the past 15 years. He was united in marriage to Linda S. Engle on January 13, 1958 in Louisville, Kentucky. He worked as an auto body repairman at Carlos's Auto Body in Otisco.
He is survived by his son, James Leon Kinney of Salem; his daughter, Sandra Lynn Freeman of New Albany; 10-grandchildren; his sister, Norma Guernsey of Scottsburg; his brother, Gary Kinney of New Albany; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest Kinney; his mother, Leo Kinney; his wife, Linda S. Engle Kinney; his sons, Aaron Michael Kinney, died June 4, 2012, David Anthony Kinney, died January 13, 2013; his daughter, Shelly Sue Kinney, died October 14, 2007, his grandson, Ryan Anthony McBee.
Private graveside at the Lexington Cemetery, Lexington.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Dennis Leon Kinney Memorial Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Madison.
MARY ELLEN MCCLANAHAN, 55, Madison, died on Saturday, January 14, 2017, at her home in Madison.
She was born on June 30, 1961 in Scottsburg, the daughter of John Jacob McClanahan and Carolyn Joyce Eversole. She was raised in Deputy and Columbus, having attended Columbus North High School and graduated from Madison Consolidated High School in 1978. She had attended Indiana State, Ivy Tech and IUS receiving her social worker degree. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Columbus. She had worked for Jay C. Foods, Team Associates, ADT and last with Turning Point in their community programs as a service coordinator.
She is survived by her mother, Carolyn Joyce Eversole of Hanover; her sons, Cody Allen Kelly and his wife, Kim of Madison, Elijah Jacob Steele and his girl friend, Sydney Whitham of Madison; her grandson, Joel Alexander Kelly and her half-sister, Barbara Jean McClanahan of Gallup, New Mexico.
She was preceded in death by her father, John Jacob McClanahan, died March 21, 2007, her grandparents, James C. and Ellen Gaye Campbell Eversole and George Robert and Margaret Elizabeth Taulman McClanahan, her uncles, Ellison "Mac" McClanahan and Rich Gammons, her aunts, Eleanor Ray and Barbara Uebel.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at 8 p.m., by Rev. Robert Leach at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. Interment will follow at a later date in the Bethany Cemetery near Deputy. Friends may call Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mary Ellen McClanahan Memorial Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Madison
ANETA C. WEHNER FURNISH, 84, Madison, died on Saturday, January 14, 2017, at the Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover.
She was born August 31, 1932 in Madison, the daughter of Charles Henry and Letha Louise Kessler Wehner. She graduated from North Madison High School in 1950 and lived all her life in Jefferson county. She graduated from Louisville College of Beauty Culture in July 1950 and began her 53 year career as a beautician, retiring in 2003 having worked for Vogue and Cassidy's Beauty Shop. She was a member of the Wirt Baptist Church from 1943 until 1981 when she moved her membership to First Baptist in Madison. She was an active member there teaching Sunday School, Bible School, working with the BYF and being a Deaconess.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Carl Melvin Furnish of Madison; her daughters, Carol Sue Roberts and her husband, Holly of Madison, Linda McCollum and her husband, John "J.W." of Chesapeake, Virginia; her son, Mark Allen Furnish and his wife, Vivian of Bloomington; her grandchildren, Justin, Ashley and Emily Roberts; Moriah McCollum Huang, Zachary McCollum and Lianna McCollum; her sisters, Letha L. Long, Phyllis Smith both of Hanover and her brother, Harlen Wehner and his wife Polly of Madison.
She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Henry Wehner, died March 21,1971, her mother, Letha Louise Kessler Wehner, died August 2, 1983, her brothers, Ernest O,, died September 25, 1978; Charles Robert, died December 20, 1996, Raymond G., died October 3, 1997, Leo O., died March 18, 2007, and Gerald H. Wehner, died December 25, 2016, and her sisters, Helen L. Ritchie, died December 16, 2013, and Imogene Cline, died October 14, 2016.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at 11 a.m., by Rev. Randy Crutchfield at First Baptist Church, 416 Vine Street in downtown Madison. Friends may call Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana and Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the First Baptist Church, 416 Vine Street in downtown Madison.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church or Gideons International Memorial Bible Plan. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Madison.
LARRY PLESSINGER, 77, of Blocher, died Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Lake Pointe Village in Scottsburg.
He was born on May 11, 1939 in Scottsburg, the son of the late Richard and Margaret (Butler) Plessinger. He was the retired owner and operator of the old Plessinger Auto in Blocher and graduated from Scottsburg High School in 1957. He was a member of the Scaffold Lick Baptist Church in Blocher and also attended the Solid Rock Community Church.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Vernon and Malvern Plessinger and a sister, Carol J. Weaver.
Survivors include his wife, Betty (Barger) Plessinger; two sons, Rex Plessinger and his wife Peggy and Earl Plessinger all of Scott County; a sister, Joy Collins and her husband Oakley of Scottsburg; numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews and one great-granddaughter.
Funeral Service will be at noon Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at Scaffold Lick Baptist Church with burial in Scaffold Lick Cemetery in Blocher. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Tuesday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg and after 10 am Wednesday at Scaffold Lick Baptist Church.
Online condolences may be made at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.
LOIS CLARK, 57, Charlestown, died Friday, January 13, 2017 at Baptist Health-Floyd in New Albany.
She was born on August 17, 1959 in Jeffersonville, the daughter of James V. and Mary V. Knopp Clark. She was a retired operator for the old Bell South Telephone Company.
Survivors include her daughters, Hillary and Holly Clark both of Charlestown; sisters, Diane Glover, Darlene VanAllen and Ginita Gibson all of Charlestown and Teresa Hopwood of Memphis; brothers, Guy Clark, Jeffersonville, Roddy Clark and Kenny Clark both of Charlestown and Tim Clark of New Albany; grandchildren, Brylan Miller and Ryder Mattingly; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Debbie Clark.
Memorial services will be held on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 1 P.M. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Visitation will begin at 12 noon until the time of services.