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Obituaries February 22, 2017 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 20 February 2017 00:00

VIRGINIA MAY "JENNY" SPAULDING, 86
MEDA PATRICIA TURNER, 75
LARRY EUGENE HOBBS, 73
LAURA HENSON RILEY, 65
HENRY EDWARD BUCHANAN, 85
MARTHA E. WRIGHT MILLER RENSCHLER, 95
LORA ANN CABLE, 38
CHARLES M. GAMBREL, 94
ROLLAND WAYNE HOFFMAN, 70
JERRY DAVID MCINTOSH, 52
SANDRA LEE HASH, 68
DANA MICHAEL ROY, 64
CHARLES EDWARD “CHARLIE” BOOK, 89
ALBERTA “BERT” ELDER, 95
CAROL JEAN (LEWELLYN) EMMERT , 73
EDNA HALL STIDHAM, 92
NANCY BELLE VAN METER, 78
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN WEDDLE, 83
VIRGINIA (STANDIFER) HOWARD, 95
DENNIS RAHE WEBSTER, 73
CARL T. LINTON, 75
JAMES JOSEPH "JOE" BEATY, JR.


VIRGINIA MAY "JENNY" SPAULDING, 86, Scottsburg, formerly of West Baden Springs, died Friday, February 10, 2017 at Lake Iola Assisted Living in Scottsburg.
She was born on May 2, 1930 in Orange County, the youngest of seven children of the late Claude Russell and Lennie (Kendall) Russell. She graduated from West Baden High School. She was a homemaker and also retired from the old Agans Market in West Baden Springs. She was a member of the West Baden Springs First Baptist Church and a volunteer tour guide at the West Baden Springs Hotel for 10 years.
She was married on December 3, 1950 to Junior Roscoe (J.R.) Spaulding, who survives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Mack and Howard Russell and three sisters, Mary Sparks, Viola Kaner and Martha Knight Archer.
Survivors in addition to her husband include a son, Roger Spaulding of Colorado Springs, Colorado; two daughters, Val Spaulding Mills and her husband Mark of West Baden Springs and Susan Spaulding Whitsett and her husband Michael of Spring, Texas; a sister, Betty Holiday of Boonville; a granddaughter, Paige Mills of West Baden Springs and numerous nieces and nephews.
Private Memorial Services will be held at Collins Funeral Home with Bro. Rodney Sweeney officiating. Private burial will be at a later date in Mount Cemetery near Little York.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Mount Cemetery Association c/o Collins Funeral Home, 465 W. McClain Ave., Scottsburg, Indiana 47170.
Online condolences can be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


MEDA PATRICIA TURNER, 75, Pekin, died Monday, February 13, 2017 at her home.
She was born August 12, 1941 in Jefferson County, Kentucky the daughter of Charles Ralph and Edith May Lentz Dunn. She was retired from Childcraft Industries after 39 years of employment. She was a member of Eastview Church of Christ.
She is survived by her husband, Tony Turner. They were married July 14, 1962. She is also survived by two daughters, Violet Hayes (Roy) of Pekin and Sherry Wright (Jeff) of Salem; five grandchildren, Tony Hayes (Shannon), Ryan Hayes, Sheena Becker (Randy), Tessa Wright and Colter Wright; five great-grandchildren, Aurora Hayes, Abby Hayes, Lane Hayes, Kate Becker and Zachary Becker.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Richard Dunn and her parents.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 PM at Weathers Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in Olive Branch Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8PM and Friday from 9AM-time of service.


LARRY EUGENE HOBBS, 73, Salem, died Monday, February 13, 2017 in his residence.
Born August 2, 1943 in Salem, he was the son of the late Quentin Eugene and Mildred Pauline (Temple) Hobbs. He was a long time truck driver and traveled the United States. He was a former employee of the old Hoosier Lime and Stone,Temple and Temple and Summit Trucking. He was a member of the New Hope United Methodist Church and graduated in 1962 from the old Pekin High School. He was a Kentucky Colonel in the late 60's, a member of the Indiana National Guard and the NRA and held several offices in the old Salem JayCees.
He married December 6, 1963 to Phyllis J. (Williams) Hobbs, who survives. They were married for over 53 years. Also surviving are one daughter, Sandy Michelle (Terry Ray) Taylor; one grandson, Clayton Eugene Taylor and one Granddaughter, Jamie Michelle Taylor.
He was preceded in death by one son, Anthony Dean Hobbs and one brother, Rollan Hobbs.
Funeral Service will be at 11 am Thursday at Dawalt Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Wednesday and after 9 am Thursday. Interment will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, Virginia, 22312.


LAURA HENSON RILEY, 65, Scottsburg, died Monday, February 13, 2017 at Norton's Hospital in Louisville.
Born March 21, 1951 in Perry Co., KY, she was the daughter of the late Allen "Dickie Tray" Henson and Nannie (Turner) Henson. She was member of New Frankfort Pentecostal Church.
Survivors include her husband, E.J. Riley, Scottsburg; a son, Frankie Lane Riley, Scottsburg; daughter, Kathy N. Gabbard, Austin; a brother, Carl Henson, Booneville, KY; a sister, Lucy Wagner, Scottsburg. She is also survived by four grandchildren, Ryan and Bradley Gabbard, Jordan and Braden Riley; two great-grandchildren, Alli and Grayson Gabbard.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Jimmy Henson; eight sisters, Martha, Nancy and Alberta White, Julie Gwin, Jane Gilbert, Louella Stidham, Suzanne and Jareama Henson.
Funeral Service will be at 1 pm Friday, February 17, 2017 at Redemption Pentecostal Church of God in Austin, with Rev. Jeff Mullins officiating. Visitation will be at the Redemption Pentecostal Church of God Thursday from 4-8 pm and after 10 am Friday. Burial will be at Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


HENRY EDWARD BUCHANAN, 85, Charlestown, died Tuesday February 14, 2017 at Hillcrest Village in Jeffersonville.
He was born on May 6, 1931 in Marysville, to Frank and Isalene Raab Buchanan. He was a meat cutter for Armour Food Co., an Army Veteran, and a member of the American Legion Post #335 and the VFW Post 1427.
He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Kendrick Buchanan; daughters Debbie Barlow of Marysville, and Karen Hostetler (Mike) of Charlestown; step-son Joe Prather (Gail) of Jeffersonville; granddaughters, Ashley Walton (Jason) of Jeffersonville and Kim Fain (Doug) of Carrolton, KY, and sister, Mary Clark of Olney, IL.
Funeral services will be held on Friday February 17, 2017 at 12 pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial to follow in Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4-8 pm and again on Friday beginning at 9 am.
Online condolences can be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com


MARTHA E. WRIGHT MILLER RENSCHLER, 95, Madison, died Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at the Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover.
Born February 18, 1921 in Fountain City, She was the daughter of the late Earl and Ruth Johnson Wright. She was a 1939 graduate of Fountain City High School. She worked as a homemaker, mother, farmer and owner of the family farm. She had also raised five foster children. She had been a member of the Kent Christian Church since 1953 where she served as the church treasurer for 35 years. She had helped with Vacation Bible School for several years, had received a plaque for reading the Bible four times through and helping with Wednesday night bible studies. She was a member of the Jefferson County Homemakers Club and was treasurer for 12 years, Smyrna Neighbors Homemakers Club since 1955, R.S.V.P., Kent Widows Club, enjoyed helping with Old Settler's Day at Neavill's Grove every year and was a director of Farm Bureau for ten years.
She is survived by her sons, Norman Howard Miller and his wife Karen of Vevay, Howard Duane Miller and his wife Linda of Hanover, Neal Renschler and his wife Melanie of Madison, Glen Renschler and his wife Margie of Madison, Kenny Renschler of Indianapolis; her daughters, Mary Louise Miller Lowry and her husband Bill of Indianapolis, Elaine Miller Smith and her husband Roger of Lexington, Cheryl Renschler Plonk and her husband John of Charlotte, North Carolina; her sister, Donna Faye Wright Wise of Elkahone, California; her brother, Lawrence Wright of Indianapolis; her grandchildren, Stephanie, Scott, Joyce, Tracy, Travis, Becky, Bryan, Robby, Cindy, Delana, Michael, Josh, Amanda, Jacob, Mandy, Derek, Jason, Freddie, Jeremy, Jamin, Mara, Ashley, David, & Sarah; her great grandchildren and her great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her father, Earl Wright, her mother, Ruth Johnson Wright; her brothers, Verl Wright and his wife, Opal and Lawrence Wright and his wife, Lois; her sisters, Mazella Knight and Janet Polley and her husband, Jim; her daughter and son-in-law, Joanne L. Miller Jenkins and her husband Boyd, her first husband, Howard Miller died in May 1945, her second husband, Elbert C. Renschler died on August 23, 1972; her brother in law, Harry Renschler and his wife, Ethel.
Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at 1 p.m., by Pastor Eric Knight at the Kent Christian Church, 8082 W State Road 256 in Kent. Interment will follow in the Kent Cemetery in Kent. Friends may call Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at the Kent Christian Church, 8082 West State Road 256 in Kent.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kent Christian Church Building Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home and the church. Online condolences, Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Madison.


LORA ANN CABLE, 38, Milton, Kentucky, died suddenly on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at the First You Medical Center in Bedford, Kentucky where she worked.
She was born January 10, 1979 in Carrollton, Kentucky, the daughter of Robert Prentice and Sherry Ann Langness Cable. She worked early in life at the Milton Dairy Queen, Rocketman as a controller, The Oldham Era newspaper, and The Madison Courier in the production department for seven years. She currently was employed at First You Medical Center in Bedford, Kentucky as the office manager for the past two years. She was a member of the St. Peter Lutheran Church near Milton and had also attended the Milton United Methodist Church with her mother.
She is survived by her parents, Rob Cable and his wife, Brenda of Madison and Sherry Cable of Milton, Kentucky; her sister, Gina Cable and her companion, Jay Tedder of Louisville; her step-sisters, Kasey Aldridge and her husband, Michael of Madison and Amanda LaFountain and her husband, Jeremy of Indianapolis.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Garrett and Wilma Joy Cable; Harold and Delores Langness; her uncle, Harold Langness; her aunt, Penny Cable; her cousins, Amanda Lynn Cable who died, December 25, 2010 and Samantha J. Cable, who passed on August 9, 1999.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 4 p.m. officiated by Pastor Mike McArter and Pastor Damian Chow at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. Private graveside services will be held at the Moffett Cemetery in Milton, Kentucky. Friends may call Saturday 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 Lora's Remembrance Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Madison.


CHARLES M. GAMBREL, 94, Crothersville, died Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
Born January 16, 1923 in Greenfield, he was the son of Charles Earl and Mary Katherine (Anderson) Gambrel. He attended Greenfield High School, was a retired Ironworker where he was a member of Local Union #22 and served in the United States Navy during WW II as a Signalman. He was a Charter Member of Hickory Hills golf Club in Brownstown.
On August 23, 1941, he married Naomi Belle (Stainbrook) in Greenfield, and they were married for 73 years before her death on December 14, 2014.
Survivors include five children, Donald Sr. (Ruth Ann) Gambrel of Seymour, Dick (Edith) Gambrel of Versailles, Robert (Connie) Gambrel of New Palestine, Peggy (Steve) Hauer of Scottsburg and William (Dilcia) Gambrel of Dominican Republic; 14 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Max, Harold, Virgil and John Gambrel, and one granddaughter, Stephanie Gambrel.
Pastor Terry Fordice will conduct funeral services on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 2 PM at Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory in Crothersville. Friends may visit on Saturday from 10 AM until 2 PM at Adams Funeral Home and Crematory in Crothersville. Burial will be in Russell Chapel Cemetery immediately following the service.
Memorial donations may be given to Russell Chapel Cemetery 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.


ROLLAND WAYNE HOFFMAN, 70, died, February 10, 2017, at his home near Canaan, Indiana, comforted by his family.
He was born September 2, 1946 in Seymour, to Willard "Sammy" and Ethel Corya Hoffman. He grew up in the Indiana towns of North Vernon, Paris, Commiskey, and graduated in 1963 from Deputy High School. He was a retired journeyman pipefitter, a 40+ years Brother in the Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 440 Union, Indianapolis. He donated his body to the Indiana University School of Medicine and didn't want a funeral or services, so his wishes are being honored. He was a Viet Nam War veteran, serving in the Air Force as a jet mechanic.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Anna Mae Hoffman Corya.
He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Lori Case Hoffman; his daughter, Debra Scudder; his son, David Hoffman and his step-son Jeremy Douglas along with their families.
His cremains will be scattered over his fishing pond, with some being interred in the Bardstown Cemetery, Bardstown, Kentucky, at a later date.


JERRY DAVID MCINTOSH, 52, Jeffersonville, died Monday, February 13, 2017 at Kindred at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
He was born on December 12, 1964 to William Douglas Rogers and Lois Marie Estes in Dayton, then later adopted by Manuel Fritz McIntosh and Debbie McIntosh. He was a former cook.
He is preceded in death by his adopted father, Manuel McIntosh; niece, Crystal Kay Green.
Survivors include his daughter, Natasha McIntosh; son, Joseph Zollman (Brandi) of Charlestown; mother, Lois Raisor of Frankfort, KY; adopted mother & aunt, Debbie McIntosh of Scottsburg; sisters, Nettie Harbin (Tom) of Henryville, Deborah Green (Merl) of Underwood, IN, Jeanette Hawkins (Stephen) of Underwood, IN, and Rebecca Ledford (Kevin) of Louisville, KY; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held on Monday, February 20, 2017 at 1pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Visitation will begin after 11am on Monday.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


SANDRA LEE HASH, 68, Lexington, died Thursday, February 16, 2017.
She retired from Ford Motor Company after 30 years of service. After retirement, she became a school bus driver for the Southwestern School Corporation in Hanover. She was born on February 27, 1948 in Louisville, to the late Garland and Margaret (Lee) Hash.
She was also preceded in death by her siblings, William Durbin, JoAnn “Pat” Baker; and grandson, AJ Brendle.
She is survived by her wife of 19 years, Donna (Conover) Hash; sons, John Harlow (Tom), Kevin Marshall (Karen), Jerry Marshall (Courtney); sister, Betty Nochta (William); grandchildren, Kison, Tryce, Vanessa, Kelli, Jacob, Jesse, Peighton, Tayler, Charlea; great-grandchildren, Wyatt and Maddie; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
Cremation was chosen following Sandy’s wishes. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) was entrusted with her care.
The family requests that contributions in her memory may be made to the Humane Society of Scott County (PO Box 711, Scottsburg, IN 47170). To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.NewcomerKentuckiana.com.


DANA MICHAEL ROY, 64, died Monday Jan. 30 at home in Charlestown, after a long illness. His wife, Karen, and his daughter, Megan, were at his side.
He was born Jan. 16, 1953, to the late Michael and Alison Roy in Southern California, where he grew up and graduated from South Torrance High School in 1971. He attended the California Maritime Academy, and later became a marine captain for the Tidewater Shipping Co., among others. Looking for new challenges, he moved to Louisville in in the mid-1980s where he joined the IBEW, became a master electrician and went on to become a senior electrical instructor. After he and his wife moved to Charlestown, he opened a recording studio, “DMR Music”. He was a member of the Louisville Blues Society.
He was a man of deep faith, and he was devoted to his family.
He is survived by his wife, Karen James Roy; his daughter, Megan Hildebrand; and his sister, Robin Roy Gress(William). He is also survived by his parents-in-law, Maefiel and Frieda James; brothers-in-law, Dan James (Donna) and Steve James, and a sister-in law, LaDon Schneider.
He has chosen cremation and a memorial will be held Saturday, Feb. 25 from 11am- 1pm at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with a service to follow.


CHARLES EDWARD “CHARLIE” BOOK, 89, Palmyra, died Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon. He was born on February 4, 1928 in Palmyra, to Edward Peter Book and Anna Margaret (Jacobi) Book. He graduated from Morgan Township High School in 1946. On May 18, 1947, he married Agnes Francis Andres. They have celebrated 69 years of marriage. He was a farmer and retired bus driver. He was also a civic leader, having served as President of the Board for Harrison REMC for many years. Charlie enjoyed community service and in 1998, he was honored to receive the “Sagamores of the Wabash” award.
He was also a life-long member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Bradford.
He is survived by his wife, Agnes Andres Book; sons, Thomas (Karen), Stephen (Mary), Kenneth (Anna), Donald (Paula), Patrick (Cheryl), Marvin (Sandra), David (Chris); one daughter, Rose Ann, and one daughter-in-law, Carol. He is also survived by one brother, Earl (Janie) and a sister-in-law, Donna, as well as 19 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
He is preceeded in death by Jim, Melvin, and Joseph (sons), Edward Book (father), Anna Book (mother), Robert Book (brother), and Susan Book (daughter-in-law).
Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 20, 2017 at 11 a.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Bradford. Visitation will take place at Love Funeral Home on Sunday, February 19, 2017 from 2-8 p.m. and again on Monday, February 20, 2017 from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Burial will take place at St. Michael’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 11400 Farmers Lane, Greenville, IN 47124.


ALBERTA “BERT” ELDER, 95, died February 16, 2017 at Charlier Hospice Center in Evansville.
She was born January 4, 1922 to Donald and Ethel Troutman Stiff of Holt, Kentucky. She retired from General Electric and then retired from PN Hirsch in 1986. She had been a member of the Ladies of the Moose and the PCMH Auxilliary.
Surviving are her children, Judith Wittman (Delbert) of Evansville, Jim Elder (Janet) of Winter Park, Florida, and Joe Elder (Georgia) of Tell City. She is also survived by six grandchildren, Fred Wittman, Scott Wittman, Jim Wittman, Jeannette Hirschkowitz, Joni Elder, and Amy Mohler; nine great-grandchildren; and one great, great-granddaughter.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her brothers, Cecil Stiff and Alvie Stiff; and her sister, Virginia Isom.
Funeral services will be at 1 pm Monday, February 20, 2017 at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home officiated by Kirk Horstmeyer with burial in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Monday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Deaconess VNA Charlier Hospice.
Condolences may be left online at http://www.zoercher-gillickfuneralhome.com


CAROL JEAN (LEWELLYN) EMMERT, 73, Pekin, died Friday, February 17, 2017 at Saint Vincent Hospital in Salem.
She was born on November 3, 1943 in Salem, to Clyde F. Lewellyn and Madeline (Whiteman) Lewellyn. She was preceded in death by her parents. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by her husband, Gary, whom she was married to for 53 years. She is also survived by three children, Garrett Emmert, Rhonda Wilder, and Robin Emmert; brothers, Clyde E. Lewellyn (Barbara), Charles M. Lewellyn (Melinda), and Max B. Lewellyn; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 1 p.m. at the Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in the Martinsburg Cemetery. Visitation will take place at Love Funeral Home on Monday, February 20, 2017 from 4-8 p.m. and again on Tuesday February 21, 2017 from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 161 St. Matthews Ave. # 3, Louisville, KY 40207.


EDNA HALL STIDHAM, 92, Austin, died Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Hickory Creek at Scottsburg.
She was born on October 5, 1924 in Redhouse, KY, the daughter of Bert Henry Clemmons and Idona (Jones) Clemmons. On February 13, 1943, she married Alfred Hall who preceded her in death on June 6, 1979. She married Carl Stidham on March 17, 1988, who preceded her in death in July of 1996. She worked at Morgan Packing Company and Supermarket. She retired from H.O. Canfield Industries in Seymour in 1984 after 25 years of service. She was a member of Austin First Baptist Church.
Survivors include five children, Juanita Hall (Ronald) Wilson, Gary Hall, Michael (Maria) Hall, Connie Hall Montgomery, Marvin (Sandy) Hall, all of Scottsburg; 11 grandchildren, Leslie Ann Wilson (Mark) Adams of Crothersville, Justin Hall of Scottsburg, Benji Stotts of Austin, Shane Hall of Austin, Shari Hall Pryor of Austin, Heather (Jody) Barger of Austin, Lindsay (Marsha Miles) Hall of Scottsburg, Jeremy (Sondra) Meadows of Scottsburg, Angie (Kevin) White of Austin, Jason (Kandle) Hall of Scottsburg, and Paxton Hall of Scottsburg; 27 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandsons.
She was preceded in death by six siblings, four brothers, Robert Alson, John Franklin, James Harlan, and Floyd Lewis Clemmons; two sisters, Ada Elizabeth Stewart and Myrtle Marie Spivey.
Pastor David Culley will conduct funeral services at 2 PM on Monday, February 20, 2017 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Scottsburg, with burial to follow at Scottsburg Cemetery. Friends may visit from 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM on Sunday, February 19, 2017 and after Noon on Monday, both at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Scottsburg.
Memorial contributions may be given to Hickory Creek Bus Fund c/o Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory, 138 Westavia Blvd., Scottsburg, IN 47170.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.adamsfuneralhomeonline.com.


NANCY BELLE VAN METER, 78, Scottsburg, died February 17, 2017, in Louisville.
She was born June 2, 1938 in Scottsburg, the daughter of Thomas J Van Meter & Georgia A McKnight Van Meter. She was a member of the Madison Baptist Church.
She is survived by her sister, Mary Jane Walden, Charlestown; nine nieces and six nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; four sister and two brothers.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home with burial in Bunker Hill Cemetery in Washington County. Visitation will be from noon-1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the Nancy Belle Van Meter Memorial, c/o: Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N 1st St., Scottsburg IN 47170
Online condolences can be left at www.stewart-hoaglandfuneralhome.com.


BENJAMIN FRANKLIN WEDDLE, 83, Marysville, died February 18, 2017 at Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville.
He was born on July 17, 1933 in Clark County, to John M. and Georgia Phillippi Weddle. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War and a retired employee of the old Armour Meat Packing Co. in Louisville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Shirley F. Weddle; sisters, Clara and Grace Franklin; brothers, John Lewis Weddle and Albert Weddle.
Survivors include his daughter, Cindy Laxton (Scotty) of Charlestown; sons, Brent Weddle of Marysville and Barry Weddle (Mary) of Bethlehem; grandchildren, Mandy Whitt, Daniel Laxton, Michael Weddle, Candace Weddle Matthews and Brandon Weddle; great-grandchildren, Brittany, Kaitlyn and Tyler Whitt, Bethany Amburgey, Skylar Cochran and Lexie Finchum.
Funeral services will be held at 12 pm on Wednesday February 22, 2017 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 pm to 8 pm on Tuesday and after 9 am on Wednesday.


VIRGINIA (STANDIFER) HOWARD, 95, Sellersburg, died Saturday, February 18, 2017.
She was a long-time resident of Maple Manor Nursing Home in Sellersburg. She was born on October 21, 1921 in Pound, Virginia to the late William and Mary Jane (Adams) Standifer.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Howard; children, Doloris Weilbaker, Glen Howard; siblings, Orville, Delmar, Vernon, and Eula Standifer.
She is survived by her son, David Howard (Lisa); son-in-law, Steve Weilbaker; grandchildren, Alan Burks (Patti), Angie Brown (Wade), Amy Howard, John Hoskins (Andrea), Kyle Howard, Ryan Howard, Jeremy Weilbaker (Rebecca), Kayla Alvey (Aaron); six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 4-8 PM Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at the Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) and on Wednesday after 9 AM. Her Funeral Service will take place at 11 AM on Wednesday in the chapel at the funeral home with burial to follow at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Louisville.
Contributions in Virginia’s memory may be made to the cemetery (13800 Aiken Road, Louisville, KY 40245).
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.NewcomerKentuckiana.com.


DENNIS RAHE WEBSTER, 73, Milton, Kentucky, died on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at his home in Milton, Kentucky.
He was born March 24, 1943 in Jefferson County near Hanover. He was the son of the late Curtis and Mildred Nell Royce Webster. He was raised near Hanover and went to school in Saluda. He was a 1961 graduate of Hanover High School. He was employed with Cummins Engine Company in Columbus. He had worked at all of their plants and had spent 17 of those years at the Holset Plant. He retired on December 31, 1999. His early working years were spent at Millican's Garage in Hanover and at Conn Organ in Madison. He was a member of Kent Christian Church, the Fishing Club and the Diesel Worker's Union.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Wanda P. Conn Webster of Milton, Kentucky; his children, Denise Coomer and her husband, Doug of Florence, Kentucky, Teresa Whisman and her husband, Jeff of Mason, Ohio, Curtis Webster of Hanover, Christopher Taylor and his wife, Sherri of Brawley, California, Ronald Gayle Taylor of Deputy, Velvet Reed and her husband, J.R. of Milton, Kentucky; his adopted children, Bill Evans and his wife, Jennifer of Westport, Bob Evans of Jeffersonville; his mother-in-law, Ruth Hassfurder of Madison; his brother, David Webster and his wife, Sally of Jensen Beach, Florida; his sisters, Lois Liter and her husband, Gobel of Chelsea, Mary Blaney and her husband, Carl of Hanover; his sister-in-law, Velva Webster of Madison; his brother-in-law, Roy Conn and his wife, Karla of Deputy; his grandchildren, Megan, Charlie, Seth, Mikee, Michella, Catlin, Josh, Mitchell, Kayla, Shelby Jo, and Damon and his great-grandchildren, Charlie, Serenity, Paisley, Madison Kate, Annalice, and Alijah Rahe; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his father, Curtis Webster, his mother, Mildred Nell Royce Webster, his brothers, Robert C., James William Webster, his sisters, June Yvonne Webster, Linda Carol Webster, Patricia A. Copeland and his grandchildren, Elizabeth and Devon.
Private services were held at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive Madison, Indiana. Interment will be at a later date in the Carrollton I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton, Kentucky.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jefferson County Animal Shelter. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Madison


CARL T. LINTON, 75, Salem, died February 16, 2017 at his residence.
He was born on September 20, 1941 in Danville, Kentucky.
He is survived by two sons, Carl Linton, and Carl Reynolds.
There will be no services.
Memorial contributions may be left at www.hughestaylor.net


JAMES JOSEPH "JOE" BEATY, JR., Palmyra, died February 19, 2017 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
He was born on January 21, 1934 in Paoli, the son of James Joseph, Sr. and Mary Irene (True) Beaty. He graduated from Paoli High School in 1952. He married Mary Etta Curtis on December 24, 1952. They were married 64 years. He raised corn, hay, cattle, and hogs. In addition to farming, he was a school bus driver, sold feed supplies, and hauled grain. He also was a Santa helper for many years. He was a charter member of the Palmyra Volunteered Fire Department, worked with 4-H in the 70's, and was strongly influenced by FFA in his youth.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Etta and children, James Joseph "Jim" Beaty III (Janet) West Lafayette and Nancy Beaty Hammack (Tom), Georgetown and four grandchildren, LCMR James R. Beaty (Japan), Jody Beaty (Colorado), Joseph Beaty (Colorado) and Sarah Hammack (Georgetown). He is also survived by one sister, Frances Ehrmantraut (Cincinnati).
He is preceded in death by sisters Elizabeth "Libby" Eddy and Mary Jane Jacobson and brother William (Bill) Beaty.
Funeral service will be Friday, February 24, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra, with burial in Paoli Community Cemetery, Paoli. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday and after 11 a.m. until time of service on Friday.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may take the form of donations to North Harrison High School FFA.

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