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Obituaries March 8, 2017 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 06 March 2017 00:00

CONNIE SUE COMPTON, 59
PHILIP NEWBERRY, 64
JOHNNY FRANKLIN RAINBOLT, 83
JEFFREY ROBERT BENEIGH, 62
ALVIN EUGENE "GENE" SUTTON
LENA SUE BAILEY, 73
RUTH ANN ROBERTS ALLEN, 72
FRANCIS EDWARD SINK, 87
EMIL M. KIRCHGESSNER, JR., 87
PAUL WAYNE FULTZ, 45
JAMES R. JEFFRIES, 97
ARLING PAUL DUVALL, 79
CLAUDE FRANKLIN KINTNER, 61
BRIAN KEITH JACKSON, 48
WILLARD JUNIOR CALLAHAN, 64
DELORES K. "DEE DEE" COPPLE, 56
FENNETTIA SILLINGS, 83
TERRY ANN COUCH, 59
TERESA SUE ELGIN, 67
HERMAN J. REED, 84
LORETTA KALLEMBACH, 70
BETTY L. BAKER DER-ARAKELIAN, 70
AUGUST WILLIAM "BILL" SCHICK, JR., 74
ELIZABETH KATHERINE SMITH, 79
KAREN JEAN BARRETT, 72
DOROTHY JOANN HAYES GAY, 68
JEFFREY LYNN WILSON, 58


CONNIE SUE COMPTON, 59, 59, Henryville, died Tuesday February 28, 2017 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
She was born on April 26, 1957 in Louisville, to Earl and Mary Meredith Hawkins.  She was a former assistant teacher at Head Start and a member of the Henryville First Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Lanny Compton, Sr.; sons, Lanny Compton, Jr., of Charlestown and James M. Compton of Henryville; daughter, Angela Savage of Sellersburg; sisters, Beverly Benningfield and Evelyn Cameron both of Elizabethtown and Charlotte Hamm of Kings Mountain, NC; step-sister, Nora Pryor of Henryville; grandchildren Kaitlyn Dent and Anastasia Hampton and great-grandchild Adrian Miller.
Funeral services will be held at 12 pm on Friday March 3, 2017 at Henryville First Baptist Church with burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery.  Visitation will be 3-8 pm on Thursday at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown and after 9 am on Friday at the church.


PHILIP NEWBERRY, 64, rural Crothersville, died Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at Indiana University Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
Born March 31, 1952 in Scottsburg, he was the son of Raymond Newberry, who survives in Seymour and Vivian (Floyd) Newberry who preceded Phil in death on July 27, 2016. On August 16, 1975 in Tampico, he married Patricia A. (Gambrel) Newberry, who survives in rural Crothersville. He graduated from Crothersville High School in 1970. He retired from Force Construction in 2014 and he also worked at American Can in Austin.
Other survivors include his two sons, Jay (Angie) Newberry of Tampico and Kyle (Glenna) Newberry of rural Crothersville; five grandchildren, Brady, Makenna, London, Aspen, and Reece Newberry; one brother, Tracy (Carol) Newberry of Dudleytown, IN, and two brother-in-laws, Mike (Ann) Gambrel and Ron Gambrel, all of rural Crothersville.
His nephew, Chris Gambrel, will conduct funeral services at 11 AM on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, with burial to follow at Russell Chapel Cemetery.
Friends may visit from 4-8 PM on Friday, March 3, 2017 and after 9 AM on Saturday, both at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville.
Memorial contributions may be given to Russell Chapel Cemetery or Donor’s Choice c/o Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 East Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.adamsfuneralhomeonline.com.


JOHNNY FRANKLIN RAINBOLT, 83, Palmyra, died Tuesday, February 28, 2017.
He was born on March 14, 1933 in Palmyra, to John Rainbolt and Pearl Frankie (Scharrer) Rainbolt. He was an Army Veteran, a member of the Palmyra United Methodist Church, a member of the Jefferson Masonic Lodge #104 in New Albany, a member of the Palmyra Cemetery Board, and a Charter Member of the Palmyra Lion’s Club. He was an Entrpner working in the carnival business as a manager, kiddie ride operator, food vender, and was an entertainment manager for various carnival acts.
Survivors include several cousins and a host of community friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents John Rainbolt and Pearl Frankie (Scharrer) Rainbolt.
Funeral services will be held at Palmyra United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 5 p.m. with burial to follow at the Palmyra Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, March 3, 2017 from 2-8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m until 12 p.m. at Love Funeral Home. Visitation will resume at 1 p.m. until time of service at Palmyra United Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to the Palmyra United Methodist Church, the Palmyra Lion’s Club, and/or the Palmyra Cemetery.


JEFFREY ROBERT BENEIGH, 62, Greenville, died Tuesday, February 28, 2017.
He was an aircraft mechanic for UPS and a member of Teamsters Local 2727. He was also a member of the South Hoosier Street Rods Car Club, NHRA, and St. Mary’s Navilleton Catholic Church. He was born on December 4, 1954 in Butler, Pennsylvania to the late Robert and Loretta (Sweesy) Beneigh.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Debbie (Rankin) Beneigh; children, David Beneigh, Nicole Beneigh; sisters, L. Jean Mau (Robert), Joelyn Niggel (Louis); and several nieces, nephews, and friends.
Visitation will be from 1-6 PM on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) and on Monday after 9 AM. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 AM on Monday at St. Mary Navilleton Catholic Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Contributions in Jeff’s memory may be made to the ALS Association – Kentucky Chapter (8640 Haines Drive, Florence, KY 41042) or to a charity of donor’s choice.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.NewcomerKentuckiana.com.


ALVIN EUGENE "GENE" SUTTON, recently died.
He was born on December 31, 1933 to Alvin Edgar And Edna Katherine (Hamilton) Sutton. He worked for many years as an iron worker and had worked on many of the buildings you see in Louisville and Indianapolis and parts in between. He Helped build the "Chaos" structure in the commons Mall in Columbus and placed the Gold Cross on the top of the North Christian Church in Columbus. He was a 36-year member of ABATE of Indiana and an honorary lifetime member who fought for motorcyclist rights as well as being the Region 9 Director for many years. He along with his wife Grace started the annual Rebel Yell event held in Scottsburg each year. He and his wife Grace also started and ran a food pantry for Scott County and the surrounding areas for many years.
He is survived by his children Gregory E. (Laura) Sutton (Freetown), Gina R. (Greg) Scott (New Smyrna Bach., FL), Darren L. (Patricia) Sutton (Seymour), Melissa J. (Chad) Winks (Brownstown), Alvin E. "Gino" Sutton Jr. (Madison). Step Father to Bryan Stidam (Seymour), Ken (Christina)Wilson (Kentucky), Trisha (Brian) Jenkins (Tennessee), DeeDee (Rick) Morgan (Scottsburg), Wiley Wilson (Kentucky) and his partner Jenny "Sutton" Wooten. He is also survived by 18 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, two nephews and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace (Wilson) Sutton, his mother and father, his sister Wilma J. Ping, and his son Randal K. Sutton.
A graveside service was conducted by Buchanan Funeral Home on March 1, 2017 at Clarks Chapel Cemetery.


LENA SUE BAILEY, 73, Otisco, died Saturday February 25, 2017 at Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville.
She was born on February 5, 1944 in North Matewan, WV to Clarence and Minnie Gillispie. She was a housewife and had attended North Charlestown Church of God.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Vivian Miles.
Survivors include her husband, Robert E. Bailey, Jr; son, Robert E. Bailey, III (Alicia) of Otisco; daughter, Pamela N. Tackett (Scott) of Charlestown; brothers, Clarence and Steven Varney of Jeffersonville, Whitley Varney of San Francisco, CA and Randall Varney of Otisco; sisters, JoAnn Stewart of New Washington and Margaret Varney of Otisco; grandchildren, Alexandria Rae Sheppard, Jimmy Ray Sheppard, II, Sarah, Kayli and Jaden Bailey.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Thursday March 2, 2017 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Visitation will begin after 11 am on Thursday.


RUTH ANN ROBERTS ALLEN, 72, Clarksville, IN passed away on February 28, 2017 in Jeffersonville.
She was born on August 25, 1944 in Bethlehem, IN to Cecil and Sally Pearl Newton Roberts. She worked at the Charlestown Powder Plant, and as an aide monitor at Jeffersonville High School. She attended Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Charlestown.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Ray, Kenneth “Monk”, and Delbert Roberts.
She is survived by her husband, Quentin Allen; sons, Chad Allen (Kim) of Georgetown and Kevin Jones of Jeffersonville; brother, Glen Roberts of Sellersburg; grandchildren, Trevor, Trent, Amanda, Morgan, Kevyn, and Sydney; great grandchildren, Titus and Adeline, and her best friend Sue McIntyre.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday March 4, 2017 at 12 pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington, with burial to follow in Hibernia Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 1-8 pm and again on Saturday beginning at 10 am.


FRANCIS EDWARD SINK, 87, Charlestown, died February 24, 2017 surrounded by his family.
He was born on January 4, 1930. He was a member of the Buckner Masonic Lodge #631 in Sellersburg, and he was also a lifetime member of the NRA.
He was was preceded in death by his parents, Winnie and Mary Sink.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Kathryn Sink; son, Keith Sink (Jill); step-son, Mark Kemp (Teresa); grandchildren, Nathan Kemp, Andrea Edgar, Marilyn Sink, Carman Bush, Kenton Sink; and three great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 3 PM on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Stony Point Christian Church, 10100 Stoney Point Rd. Charlestown. Visitation will be held from 1:30–6 PM on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Legacy Funeral Center, 921 Main St. Jeffersonville. Masonic Services will be at 1:30.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral center.
You may share condolences with the family online at www.legacyindiana.com


EMIL M. KIRCHGESSNER, JR., 87, Floyds Knobs, died Monday, February 27, 2017.
He was a United States Army veteran and retired from Ford Motor Company after 30 years of service. He was a member of the American Legion Post 42 and a life-time member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church. He was born on January 30, 1930 to the late Emil, Sr. and Irene (Missi) Kirchgessner.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Rita (Korbe) Kirchgessner; daughter-in-law, Roberta Kirchgessner; grandson, Patrick Kirchgessner; and brothers, Clifford and Edward Kirchgessner.
He is survived by his sons, Robert (Merlinda), Merrell, Donald (Colleen), Vernon (Patricia), Melvin (Martha), Irvin (Linda); siblings, Albert Kirchgessner (Betty), Marcella Graf (Ted), Mildred Fessel, Martha Rhoades (Everett); 21 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 1-8 PM on Friday, March 3, 2017 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) and on Saturday after 8 AM. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 AM on Saturday in the chapel at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church (3011 Martin Road, Floyds Knobs) with burial and military honors to follow in the church cemetery.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the St. Vincent De Paul Society (651 Eastern Boulevard, Clarksville, IN 47129) or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105).
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.NewcomerKentuckiana.com.


PAUL WAYNE FULTZ, 45, Borden, died Tuesday, February 21, 2017, in Alpoona, Iowa.
He was born on January 17, 1972, in Salem, to Virgil Dean and Juanita Fay (Bryant) Fultz. He was a truck driver for Lucas Oil Company for many years.
He was preceded in death by his father, Virgil Dean Fultz.
He is survived by his loving children, Alexander Fultz and Zackery Robert Fultz; his mother, Juanita Fay (Bryant) Fultz; siblings, Valerie Simmons (Harold), Charles “Chuck” Fultz (Carla), Monica Ciriaco (Gumesindo), and Stephanie Guillaume (Jimmy); his grandmother, Charlene Bryant; along with many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany, Indiana 47150). His Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, March 2, 2017, at 11 a.m. with visitation before from 9-11 a.m. Burial will follow at Olive Branch Cemetery in Pekin.


JAMES R. JEFFRIES, 97, Paris Crossing, died Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Lutheran Community Home in Seymour.
Born January 3, 1920 in Horse Cave, KY, he was the son of the late Ed Jeffries and Bessie (Logsdon) Jeffries. He married Mary (Mitchell) Jeffries November 30, 1939, who died September 15, 2004. He worked in the Steel Mills in Gary and also retired from Hardy Lake December 1, 1986. He was a veteran serving in Italy with the 87th Mountain Division during World War II.
Survivors include his daughter, Brenda (Reed) Johnson, Paris Crossing and his son, Tom (Robin) Jeffries, Commisky. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Jeff (Shirley) Johnson, Paris Crossing, Brian (Jodie) Johnson, Scottsburg, Chris (Malena) Jeffries, Scottsburg and Bryan Ditolvo, Skagway, Alaska; eight great-grandchildren, Brandon, Jeffrey, Victoria, Lillian, Mikyla, Trenton, Cameron, and Lauren, and seven great-great-grandchildren, Addy, Emory, Bella, Elaina, Henry, Carter, and Corbin.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Esther Mitchell, and his parents.
Cremation was chosen with a private Graveside Service at Marion Baptist Church Cemetery in Commisky, Indiana with Rev. Damon Marling officiating.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


ARLING PAUL DUVALL, 79, Louisville, died Friday, February 24, 2017 at Glen Ridge Health Campus in Louisville.
He was born on March 20, 1937 in Scottsburg, the son of the late Irwin and Virginia (Palmer) Caudell. He was an Electric Maintenance Supervisor for Louisville Gas & Electric in Louisville, retiring after 37 1/2 years.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Kay Duvall; three daughters, Paula Knight an her husband Rick and Pamela Davis and her husband Jim all of Louisville, Marsha Zabkar and her husband Jeff of McDonough, Georgia; one son, Marty Duvall of Scottsburg; two brothers, Lynden Duvall of Stuart, Florida and Doug Caudell of Austin; one sister, Joyce Henretty of New Albany; six grandchildren, Billy Cundiff (Amber), Matt Cundiff (Hyekyeong), Jennifer Huckeba (Curtis), Amy Stark (Robert), Emily and Ashley Duvall; seven great-grandsons, Mason and Parker Cundiff, Logan and Ryan Huckeba, Joshua, Caleb and Noah Stark and several nieces and nephews.
Private services were held at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, Indiana, with Bro. Rodney Sweeney officiating.
Interment was in Scottsburg Cemetery. Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


CLAUDE FRANKLIN KINTNER, 61, Louisville, died January 26, 2017.
He was a graduate of Silver Creek High School in 1973. He was preceded in death by his mother, Francis Brewer and a sibling, Joe Kintner.
He is survived by his father, Carl Kintner, siblings, Tom Kintner, Rebecca Kintner, Debi Sappenfield, and a host of relatives and friends.
A gathering to remember Claude’s life will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2017 beginning at 12:00 at the American Legion, 412 N. New Albany Street, Sellersburg. Memorial service will begin at 2:30.


BRIAN KEITH JACKSON, 48, Corydon, died Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
He was born August 20, 1968, in Augusta, Georgia, to J.W. Jackson and the late Joyce Faircloth Jackson. He was a member of First Capital Christian Church in Corydon where he was a resident director of Freed From Within, was a member of the Emmaus Community, REC (Residents Encounter Christ), and the Indiana Mule and Draft Horse Association, and was a retired carnival worker and commercial truck driver.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Ann “Tricia” Ferren Jackson; his step-sons, David Dooley of Lanesville and Daniel Dooley of Elizabeth; his brothers, Randall Jackson of Goodwin, North Carolina and Andy Jackson (Donna) of Roseboro, North Carolina; his sister, Lori Jackson of Guthrie, Oklahoma; his half-sister, Terri Lynn Brown of Guthrie; and his grandchildren, Lexus, Bryden, Gracie, Wyatt, Nathan, Reece, Phoenix and Raven.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 6, 2017, at First Capital Christian Church in Corydon. Pastor Donnie Whitlow will officiate. Visitation will be from 3–8 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday at the church.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to Freed From Within, 305 Oliver Street, Corydon, Indiana 47112. Pallbearers will be residents from Freed From Within.
Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon is in charge of arrangements.


WILLARD JUNIOR CALLAHAN, 64, died February 23, 2017 in New Albany.
He was born in Salem on June 14, 1952 to the late Elizabeth McCoskey and Randall Callahan. In life, he was a part of the American Legion and VFW in Salem.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Callahan; step-daughters, Deborah Powers (Bill), Angela Taylor (Brian), and Kristina Jackson; step-son, Karl Marret; 20 grandchildren; and more than 20 great-grandchildren.
All arrangements are provided by Spring Valley Funeral Home.


DELORES K. "DEE DEE" COPPLE, 56, Scottsburg, died February 28, 2017 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
She was born on November 11, 1960 in Louisville, the daughter of the late James Henderson Colvin and Dorothy Jane (Johnson) Colvin. She was a retired assistant manager from the Indiana Department of Motor Vehicles in Scottsburg, where she worked for 20 years. She was married on April 12, 1978 to Steve Copple, who survives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, John David Copple; a sister, Jewell Ohrman; sister and brother-in-law, Alice and Danny Spicer; two brothers, Joe and Clifford White; brother-in-law, Danny Dry; two nieces, Amanda and Samantha Cable; three nephews, Danny, Dion and Damon Spicer.
Survivors in addition to her husband, include two sons, James Copple and his wife Jennifer of Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky and Eric Copple and his wife Tiffany of Scottsburg; two daughters, Tracy South and her husband Nick of Scottsburg and Stacy Copple of Scottsburg; five sisters, Violet Marie Peck (Bill) of Louisville, Kentucky, Betty Dry of Locust Grove, Oklahoma, Coletta Sue White of Muskogee, Oklahoma, Bonnie Stilger (Richard) of Louisville, Kentucky and Sonya White of Shelbyville, Indiana; and two brothers, James Ohrman (Marty) of Topeka, Kanas and Paul White of Locust Grove, Oklahoma; twelve grandchildren, Paxton, Layla, Jonah, Ella, Olivia and Micah Copple, Colin, Leah, Gavin and Owyn South, Kelsi and Isaac Holbrook.
Funeral Service will be at 11 am Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Visitation will be 4 to 8 pm Friday and after 9 am Saturday.
Interment will be at New Bethel Cemetery near Chelsea.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the family for funeral expenses c/o Collins Funeral Home, 465 W. McClain Ave., Scottsburg.
Online condolences may be made at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


FENNETTIA SILLINGS, 83, Palmyra, died Monday, February 27, 2017, at Indian Creek Health and Rehabilitation Center in Corydon.
She was born May 27, 1933, in Edmonson County, Kentucky, to the late Joseph and Bessie Lee White Minton. She attended the Little Mission Church in Hardinsburg.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, John W. Sillings; her granddaughter, Kimberly Dawn Sillings; her brothers, Fred, Basil, Lawrence, Paul and Joel; and her sister, Maude.
Survivors include her husband, Harrison Sillings; her sons, William H. Sillings (Shirley) of Bethany, Oklahoma and Benjamin L. Sillings (Naomi) of Marengo; her daughters, Shirlene Newbanks (Rex) of Elwood, Indiana and Cynthia Ann Beelaert of Morristown, Tennessee; her brothers, Charles, Keith and Danny Lee; her sisters, Earlene, Pauline, Pauletta and Amanda Dell; 17 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Thursday, March 2, 2017, at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon. Pastor George Key officiated. Burial followed in Palmyra Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Aaron, Adam and Adlai Chester, and B.J., Eric, Chris, Jonathan and Lucas Sillings.


TERRY ANN COUCH, 59, Crothersville, died Thursday, March 2, 2017 at her mother’s home.
Born July 29, 1957 in Seymour, she was the daughter of Eveline (Douglas) Hensley, who survives in Crothersville, and Roy Hensley, who preceded her in death on May 2, 1992. She was a Christian and was baptized on October 29, 2016 at Tampico Christian Church. She was a former employee at Valeo Sylvania & Scottsburg Walmart.
Survivors also include her two sons, Michael (Christa) Deaton and Rowdy Deaton; two grandsons, Hunter Deaton & Dakota Deaton, and 1 brother, Mark D. (Rachelle) Hensley, all of Crothersville.
Pastor Randy King will conduct funeral services at 3 PM on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, with burial to follow at Uniontown Cemetery. Friends may visit from Noon until 3 PM on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville.
Memorial contributions may be given to Uniontown 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.


TERESA SUE ELGIN, 67, Campbellsburg, died Wednesday March 1, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany.
She was born December 14, 1949 in Bedford, the daughter of Kenneth and Dorothy Pinnick Toliver. She was a former Registered Nurse.
She is survived by her husband, Terry Elgin. They were married August 12, 1967. She is also survived by three sons, Todd Elgin (Andrea) of Pekin, Chad Elgin (Jennifer) of Zionsville and Nickolus Elgin (Megan) of Salem, and four grandchildren, Griffin, Claire, Colin and Ava Elgin.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Steve Toliver and her parents.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation was Sunday and will be Monday from 9AM-time of service.


HERMAN J. REED, 84, Palmyra, died Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon.
He was born on May 21, 1932, to Herman and Gertrude Bean Reed in Central, Indiana on December 12, 1959. He married Wilihminna Sears. They celebrated 57 years of marriage. He was an Army Paratrooper in the Korean conflict. He was a retired machine operator for the Sonoco plant where he worked for 39 years.
Survivors include his wife, Wilihminna; four children, Alan (Donnetta) Reed, Connie (Kathy) Reed, Kevin (Cathy) Reed, and Stephen (Laurie) Reed; a son-in-law, Brian Gettelfinger; five grandchildren, Devan (Michael) Jackson, Kristen (Alexander) Bailey, Krieg Reed, Jackson (Ashley) Reed, Nicholas Reed, and four great-grandchildren, Cohen Jackson, Preston Bailey, Warren Bailey, and Isabella Reed.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Herman Reed and Gertrude Bean Reed Tingle; a daughter, Donna Gettelfinger; siblings, Lawrence Reed, Lewis Reed, Earl Reed, Howard Reed, Jimmie Reed, Mary Carver, and a great-grandchild, Tinsley Bailey.
Funeral arrangements will be held at Palmyra United Methodist Church on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at 11 a.m. Visitation will be on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at Love Funeral Home from 2-8 p.m. and again on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Palmyra United Methodist Church from 9 a.m. until time of service. Burial will follow in the Palmyra Cemetery.
In Lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Palmyra United Methodist Church, 13855 Martin Mathis Road, Palmyra.


LORETTA KALLEMBACH, 70, Scottsburg, died Friday, March 3, 2017 at Green Valley Convalescent Center in New Albany.
She was born on December 20, 1946 in Cobb Hill, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Robert and Marie (Mays) Hall. She was a former employee of the old U.S. Shoe Corporation in Crothersville.
She was preceded in death by her parents; five sisters, Wandella Brown, Wilma Howell, Deane and Vivian Hall and Valorie Jewell Warf and two brothers, Bobby and Billy Ray Hall.
Survivors include a daughter, Amy Dawn Napier of Scottsburg; three sons, Charles Abney of Scottsburg, Roger Abney of Richmond, Kentucky and Rick Abney of Austin and seven grandchildren, Samuel, John, Erin and Sean Matthew Abney, Hunter, Kady and Emily Bryson.
Funeral Service will be at 7 PM on Monday, March 6, 2017 at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 pm Monday. Private burial will be at a later date in Cobb Hill Cemetery in Irvine, Kentucky.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


BETTY L. BAKER DER-ARAKELIAN, 70, Scottsburg, died Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
Born December 1, 1946 in Hyden, KY, she was the daughter of the late Jess Hoskins and Dorothy May (Gibson) Hoskins. She was retired from U.S. Shoe Factory in Crothersville and was a member of Green St. Chapel in Scottsburg.
Survivors include her husband, John C. Der-Arakelian, Scottsburg, whom she married August 22, 1998; son, Robert Allen (Cindy) Baker, Deputy; brothers, Charles E. (Patricia) Hoskins, Hyden, Kentucky, Floyd (Veronica) Hoskins, Wooten, Kentucky, and Michael Ray Hoskins, Ohio; sister, Grace (Wayne) Knight, Jenkins, Kentucky. She is also survived by two grandchildren, Clayton & Kyle Baker.
She was preceded in death by her stepson, David Der-Akaelian, her parents, and two brothers, Henry & Homer Hoskins.
Funeral Service was Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, with Rev. Raymond Rosebrook & Rev. Stan Carroll officiating. Burial followed at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.


AUGUST WILLIAM "BILL" SCHICK, JR., 74, Scottsburg, died Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was born on September 9, 1942 in Louisville, the son of the late August William Schick Sr. and Martha (Hubbard) Atwell. He was a retired grocery salesman for A.J. Siebert & Company in Louisville, where he worked for 50 years. He was raised in the Catholic church.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Sara.
Survivors include his wife, Laverne Hope (Rutledge) Schick; a son, Stephan (Juanita) Schick of Custer, Kentucky; a daughter, Stacey Schick-McGuffin of Louisville; a stepson, Brent (Lisa) Canepa of Austin; a brother, Tony Schick of Louisville; a sister, JoAnn Dawson of Louisville and a aunt, Anita Paulin of Louisville; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Private graveside services were held on March 3, 2017 at Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


ELIZABETH KATHERINE SMITH, 79, Scottsburg, died Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Hampton Oaks Health Campus.
She was born on January 7, 1938 in Krypton, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Charlie Maggard, Sr. and Ora (Napier) Maggard. She graduated from Buckhorn High School and then earned an Associate's Degree from Hazard Business College. She was a retired billing representative at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg, where she worked for 20 years and attended the Elevation Church in Scottsburg.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Rhonda Jeanean Smith; nine brothers, Wallace, Sewell, John A., Wiley, Arliss, Jimmy, Charlie, Jr., Douglas, and Robert Maggard; and a sister, Juanita Young.
She was married on Sept. 12, 1959 to Colbert Smith, who survives. Survivors in addition to her husband include a daughter, Reba Herald and her husband Scott of Scottsburg; a son, Roy Smith and his wife Charlotte of Phoenix, Arizona; a sister, Betty Ruth Pigman and her husband Carl of Lothair, Kentucky and three grandchildren, Skylar, Scarlett and Ethan Herald.
Funeral Service will be at 11 am Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Scottsburg Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Wednesday and after 10 am Thursday at Collins Funeral Home.
Online condolences can be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


KAREN JEAN BARRETT, 72, Austin, died Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Clark County Hospital Jeffersonville.
She was born June 1, 1944 in New Albany, the daughter of the late Raymound Scott and Phyllis Jean (Runyon) Nowlin, who survives. She married Joel Barrett, Jr. on December 21, 1968. She was retired from Morgan Food's Austin, Indiana. She attended the Full Gospel Tabernacle, Sellersburg.
Survivors include her husband, Joel Barrett, Austin; daughter, Sheryl Barrett, Austin; stepdaughter, Barbra (Brandon) Newman, Taylorsville; sons, Bryan (Becky) Scott, Lexington; Dwayne (Teresa) Scott, Austin, Gary (Lola) Scott, Austin, Joel Barrett, Jr. Austin; brothers, Raymond Scott, Clarksville, Richard Nowlin, Santa Rosa, California; grandchildren, Jason, Jeremy, Brittany, Melinda, Stephanie, Joshua, Tiffany, Cynthia, Kasey, Kortney, Bryson, Bailey, Wyatt, Kegan, Bentley, Ethan and Hudson and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be at 11 am Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with Pastor Wendell Cook, Brother Kelly Reed, and Brother Wayne Keith officiating. Visitation will be after 9 am Wednesday at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will be at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


DOROTHY JOANN HAYES GAY, 68, Madison, died on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville.
She was born December 12, 1948 in Trimble County, Kentucky. She was the daughter of the late Alvin and Dorothy Singer Hayes. She was raised in Madison near China and was a 1966 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. She began a career with Dayton Walther Company now Arvin Meritor in Carrollton, Kentucky working as a machine operator for 27 years and then as a stock room attendant for the next six year with a total of 33 years upon retirement. She attended the Milton Christian Church and was raised in Calvary Baptist Church in Madison.
She is survived by her son, Michael Anthony Gay, Sr., Madison; her grandchildren, Ashley Jo Riley (Brandon), Dewayne Michael Gay, and Michael Anthony Gay, Jr.; her great-granddaughter, Bailey Joann Riley; her sister, Darlene Mefford of Milton, Kentucky; her brothers, William "Billy" Hayes and his wife, Jaynie of Kent, Bobby Hayes and his fiancée, Marcella Cull of Vevay, Ray Scully and his wife, Marilyn of Deputy; her step-brother, Cecil Liter and his wife, Nancy of Bedford, Kentucky; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her father, Alvin Hayes, her mother, Dorothy Singer Hayes, her brother and sisters, John "Pete" Hayes, Wilma Totten and Mary Jane Curling.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at 1 pm, by Cecil Liter at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive Madison. Interment will follow in the Grandview Memorial Gardens, 9306 North US 421 near Madison. Visitation was Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. and Wednesday from noon until the time of service at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
Memorial contributions may be made to the WHAS Crusade For Children. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Madison


JEFFREY LYNN WILSON, 58, Milton, Florida, died on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at his home.
He was born September 14, 1958 in Madison, the son of the late Charles A. "Hoot" and Norma Louise O'Neal Wilson. He was raised in Jefferson County and was a 1978 graduate of Southwestern High School in Hanover. He was inducted on August 31 1978 into the United States Navy in Louisville. He rose to the rate of Culinary Specialist First Class Petty Officer serving NAS Whiting Field. He served until being honorably discharged on August 31, 1998 from Whiting Field in Milton, Florida receiving his 5th Good Conduct Medal, Sear Service Deployment Ribbon, Battle E Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist, Meritorious Unit Commendation, South-West Asia Service Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. From 1998-2004 he worked as a carpenter's assistant in Florida. He worked at the Tanglewood Golf and Country Club as the assistant of grounds and maintenance manager from 2004-2015.
He is survived by his sisters, Julie Wilson Elliott and her husband, Kevin of Hanover, Kim Wilson Hyatt and her husband, Rodney of Versailles; his brother, Gregory Wilson of Lexington; his nieces and nephews, David, Derek, Cody, Kayla, Bailey and Riley; his great-nieces, Gracelynn and Addie and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Elizabeth Wilson.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at 3 p.m. at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel, 1415 North Gate Road in Madison. Interment will follow in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1415 North Gate Road in Madison. A final salute with full military honors will be conducted on Wednesday at 3 p.m. at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel 1415 North Gate Road in Madison, Indiana by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Memorial contributions may be made to Donor's Choice. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Madison.

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