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Obituaries April 5, 2017 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 03 April 2017 00:00

MALACHI E. ZINK, 24
HARRY L. "BUTCH" ALLMAN, 69
SCOTT DANIEL LLOYD MITCHELL, 45
MICHAEL RAY ISON, 53
ELIZABETH L. "BETTY" SKELTON, 90
MARK RANDALL BARRETT, 55
JOSEPHINE (COOMER) GROSS, 83
MARTHA ANN O'NEAL HEITZ, 87
RANDALL W. “RANDY” MOSIER, 73
JAMES T SANDLIN, 46
LARRY DALE SUTTON, 76
VADUS MELTON, 73
JOEL DEAN SHIVELY, 82
LEE AND ALVERTA HUCKLEBERRY
BERTINE VERNA BRIDGEWATER, 92
DOROTHY PAULINE HALL, 89
WALTER LUEDEMAN, 90
FRED G. BARRETT, 82
JEFFREY CHARLES GIVAN, 62
MATTHEW JAMES ATKINS, 42
DEWEY TENSLEY GARRISON, 88
CAROLYN L. ANDERSON 83
RICHARD W. "RICKY" SWISHER, 63
JEREMY SCOTT MCDONALD, 33
ALLEN DUANE MCINTIRE, 75
VICKY LYNN ROSS, 59
JOYCE THOMAS, 71
MARGURETT L. ARMSTRONG, 77
RONNIE LEE WILSON, 68
ESTHER (COPELIN) WILSON, 69


MALACHI E. ZINK, 24, Salem, died Monday, March 27, 2017.
He was born May 19, 1992 in Louisville, the son of Greg Zink and Sherry Huckleberry Wingler. He was an employee of Kimball and a member of New Hope United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his parents, Sherry Wingler and Greg and Cindy Zink all of Salem; sister, Maleah Hamilton (Jack) of Salem; grandmothers, Oma Huckleberry and Judy Zink both of Salem; step-brothers, Jared Chastain (Jackie) of Brazil, Indiana, Brock Chastain (Carrie) and Tyson Chastain (Mandy) all of Salem, and two nieces, Scout and Hollis Hamilton of Salem.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Leon Zink and Bobby Huckleberry and an uncle, Boyd Giere Jr.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8PM and Friday from 9AM-time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Washington County Community Foundation.


HARRY L. "BUTCH" ALLMAN, 69, Scottsburg, died Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was born April 9, 1947 in Seymour, and was the son of the late Everett Allman and Lois (Larrison) Allman. He married Marty (Davis) Allman on April 14, 1989 who survives. He was a retired Truck Driver for JayC Food Stores. He served during the Vietnam War in the U.S. Army, Army Reserves and the Indiana National Guard.
Survivors include his daughter, Christine (Ed) Staley, Seymour; sons, Josh (Krissy) LaFountain, Louisville, Derek LaFountain, Henryville, Shannon Allman, Seymour, Douglas Allman, Seymour and Donald Allman, Brownstown; brothers, Earl (Suzanne) Allman, Texas and Joe Allman, Seymour; sisters, Nancy (Jerry) Murphy, Seymour, Charlotte Hill, Seymour and Judy (George) VanHentryck, Seymour; half-sister, Marilyn Foster, Seymour and five grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sons, Darrell and David Allman Brothers: Everette, Donald, Roland Allman. His Sister Janet Allman, Half Brother: John Engleking and a brother-in-law Jerry Hill.
Funeral Service will be at 11 am Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, Indiana with Bob Little officiating. Visitation will be 9 to 11 am Saturday. Burial will be at Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison. Military graveside services by American Legion Post # 9 Madison, Indiana.


SCOTT DANIEL LLOYD MITCHELL, 45, Lexington, died Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Lexington.
He was born May 25, 1971 in Portland, Oregon.
Survivors include his daughters, Jessica Mitchell Vojkufka, Brownstown, Emalie Danieal Mitchell, Brownstown, Danielle Rayne Mitchell, Scottsburg and Tiffani Paige Roll, Columbus; brothers, Jeff Webb, Austin, Brian Kost, Virginia and Carl Kost, Jeffersonville; sister, Donetta Miller, Florida; his father, Dan Mitchell, Oregon; his mother, Barbara Claytor, Virginia and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Christopher Scott Mitchell.
Funeral Service will be at 1 pm Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, Indiana with Cremation to follow. Visitation will be 11 am to 1 pm Thursday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


MICHAEL RAY ISON, 53, Charlestown, died Monday, March 27, 2017 at Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville.
He was born on December 30, 1963 in Jeffersonville, the son of Bobby Ray and Martha Lee Ison. He worked for the City of Charlestown in the Water Department and was the Auto Body Man at Park Street Auto Body in Charlestown. He was a former member of the Bass Anglers Club.
Survivors include his wife, Karen Wooldridge Ison of Charlestown; son, Michael Tanner Ison of Charlestown; step-son, Todd Guernsey of Sellersburg; step-daughter, Tyra Zollman of Charlestown; Father, Bobby Ison of Charlestown; brothers, Robert A. Ison (Denise) and Greg Ison (Kristal) all of Charlestown; five step-grandchildren and five nieces and nephews. Michael was preceded in death by his mother, Martha Ison.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 31, 2017 at 11 A.M. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2-8 P.M. on Thursday and after 9 A.M. Friday until the time of services.


ELIZABETH L. "BETTY" SKELTON, 90, Scottsburg, died Monday, March 27, 2017 at Hampton Oaks Health Campus in Scottsburg.
She was born on July 10, 1926 in Petaluma, California, the daughter of the late William B. Price and Mary (O'Connell) Price. She was a retired employee of the U.S. Census Bureau in Jeffersonville and also formerly worked at Travis Air Force Base in California before moving to Indiana. She was the oldest living member of the Church of the American Martyrs in Scottsburg and a member of the Ladies Altar Society. She was also a member of the Psi Iota Xi Sorority.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert G. Skelton on April 4, 1976 and several siblings.
Survivors include two sons, Patrick G. Skelton and his wife Nancy of Gibson, North Carolina and Robert P. Skelton and his wife Phyllis of Scottsburg; a brother, Harry Price of California; seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 am Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Church of the American Martyrs with Father Joseph L. Villa officiating. Cremation was entrusted to Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, and burial will be following the Mass in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Church of the American Martyrs c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences can be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


MARK RANDALL BARRETT, 55, Austin, died Monday, March 27, 2017 at his residence.
Born March 10, 1962 in Seymour, he was the son of the late J.C. Barrett and Margaret (Spicer) Hankins, who survives.
He attended the Calvary Temple Church in Austin.
Survivors include his wife, Lisa Ann (Casey) Barrett, Austin; a daughter, Barbara (Chris) Colwell, Scottsburg; brothers, Mike Barrett, Salem, Robbie Barrett, Florida, and Lonnie Barrett, Texas; sisters, Teresa Barrett, Underwood and Trina Barrett, Kentucky and two grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be at Noon Friday, March 31, 2017 at Calvary Temple in Austin with Rev. Eric & Diane Soto officiating. Visitation will be 10 am to 12 noon Friday at Calvary Temple. Burial will be at Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


JOSEPHINE (COOMER) GROSS, 83, Greenville, Texas, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at her home.
Born December 25, 1933 in Breathitt County, Kentucky the daughter of the late Joe and Cerilda (Bryant) Coomer. The Coomers resided in Austin and lay buried in Scottsburg. She graduated from Austin High School. She married Bradley Gross on November 12, 1952. She attended the First Baptist Church of Austin. She worked at Scott County Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include her sons, David, Michael and his beloved wife Lynette, and Dennis; her siblings, Thomas Coomer, Rufus Coomer, Geraldine Conn, Ida Heath, and Patricia Coomer; her grandchildren, Will and his beloved wife Janessa, Melissa, Misha, Maria, and Kayleigh and her great-grandchildren, Ashlyn, Kayden, Freeman, Trey, and Kate.
She was preceded in death by her husband; siblings Philip Coomer and Bonnie Coomer, and grandson, Julian Gross.
Memorial Observation will be at the Merit Cemetery, Merit, Texas May 20, 2017 10:30 AM
Peters Funeral Home Greenville, Texas handled the arrangements.


MARTHA ANN O'NEAL HEITZ, 87, Madison, died Saturday, March 25, 2017, at the Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover.
She was born may May 5, 1929 in Jefferson County, Indiana the daughter of the late Floyd and Agnes T. Ralston O'Neal. She was employed with the Steer Restaurant in Madison for 25 years and Clifty Falls State Park Inn for seven years. She was a member of the Prince of Peace Catholic Church.
She is survived by her son, Markt Heitz and his wife, Cindy of Madison; his daughters, Donna Langel and her husband, Larry of Pacific, Washington, Mary Lynn Millan of Mexico; 13-grandchildren; eight-great-grandchildren; her brothers, Carroll Eugene O'Neal and his companion, Joyce Webster of Madison, Gary Allan O'Neal and his wife, Sue of Madison, James Edward O'Neal and his wife, Jo of Lafayette; her sisters, Joy McDole and her husband, Bob of Madison, Janet Brawner and her husband, Paul Joe of Lexington; her grandchildren, Angela Richeson (Rodney), Lisa Langel, Daniel Langel (Kerry), Kristina Wilson (Cole), Nick Langel, Jennifer Andrews (Wayne), Billy Andrews (Angelea), Robin Millan (Lina), Samantha Creuheras (Fernando), Rossana Moreno (Emmanuel), Christy Snook (David), Sara Sontag, and Kayla Heitz (Josh); her great-grandchildren, Jordan, Brittney, Evelyn, Callen, Kyle, Hunter, Grace, Andrea, Roberto, Lina, Marifer, Mauricio, Mariji, Domenica, Luciana, Delaney, Dillan, Nathan, Claytin, and Jackson; two great-great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Patricia Ann Heitz Andrews and her husband of 38 years, Wallace L. Heitz.
Funeral Mass will be conducted Thursday, March 30, 2017, at 1:00 p.m., Celebrated by Father Christopher A. Craig at the St. Patrick Catholic Chapel, 305 West State Street in Madison. Interment will follow in the St. Patrick Cemetery, 305 West State Street in Madison. Friends may call Thursday from 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. The Rosary will be prayed on Thursday at 12:00 Noon at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of Shawe and Pope John. Cards are available at the funeral home and the church. Online condolences, Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Madison.


RANDALL W. “RANDY” MOSIER, 73, Palmyra, died Monday, March 27, 2017, near Salem.
He was born September 28, 1943, in Depauw, the son of the late William and Inez Stroud Mosier. He was formerly employed at Keller Manufacturing Company in Corydon and was retired from Kimball Furniture Manufacturing in Salem.
Survivors include his son, Russell Mosier (Jackie) of Corydon; his daughters, Angela Mosier of Corydon and Susan DeWeeese (Troy) of Riverview, Florida; his step-daughter, April Harding of North Carolina; his brother, Barry Mosier (Brenda) of Corydon; his sisters, Charlene Byerly of Palmyra and Tamara Sparkman; his grandchildren, Justin Mosier (Katie), Alisha Sonner (Brad), Jessica Mosier, Brittany Bill, and Brooklynn Hanka; and his great grandchildren, Masyn, John William, Adalyn, Karoline and Aydan John.
Funeral services will be private at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon.


JAMES T SANDLIN, 46, Scottsburg, died Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
He was born March 19, 1970 in Seymour, the son of the late Woodrow Sandlin and Imagine (Chandler) Gibson, who survives in Salem. He married Carrie Sandlin on December 21, 2016. He attended the New Frankfort Pentecostal Church and was a member of the Scott County Moose Lodge #2324 Scottsburg.
Survivors include his wife, Carrie Sandlin, Scottsburg; daughters, Brooklyn (Jeffery) Cox, Salem, Casey Napier, Lexington; Sons: Cody Sandlin, Salem, Colton Napier, Austin; brothers, Terry (Louise) Sandlin, Salem, Tim Sandlin, Lexington; grandchildren, Lakota Sandlin, Dalton Cox, Annie Cox, Luke Cox, Brantley Napier, Hunter Napier, Daisy Napier and a host of neices, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral Service was March 16, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin. Burial followed at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


LARRY DALE SUTTON, 76, a Cape Coral, Florida, died March 23, 2017.
He Was born in Scottsburg, to the late Floyd Sutton and Louise Moss Sutton. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ann(nee Lyons), and two sons, Mark (Michele) of Argyle, Texas, and Matthew(Anne) of Chicago, Illinois. He has four grandchildren, Rebecca, Jacob, Elyse and Graham. Other family members include Tom Lyons of Grandview, Texas and Linda and Kinney Walters of Cape Coral, Florida.
He graduated from Scottsburg High School in 1958, received a B.A. from Indiana University in 1964, and received his law degee from the University of Texas. After practicing law in North Vernon, Indiana, and serving as Jennings-Scott prosecuting attorney, he moved his family to Cape Coral where Larry practiced law until the time of his death. He was formerly the president of Cape Coral Bar Association, a member of Cape Coral Community Foundation Board, and President of the local Lions Club.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Hope Hospice of Cape Coral or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.


VADUS MELTON, 73, Austin, died Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
Born May 24, 1943 in Perry County, KY, he was the son of the late George Melton and Juanita (Combs) Bush. He was retired from Arvin Gladstone in Columbus and was of the Baptist Faith.
Survivors include his wife, Jeanette (Campbell) Melton, whom he married December 14, 1966; son, Jimmy (Rhonda) Melton, Edinburgh; daughters, Janie (Jason) Smith, Louisville and Paula (Tony) Stidham, Austin; a brother, Dean Melton, Loveland, Colorado; a sister, Latricia Smith, Scottsburg; grandchildren, Josh Spence, Hannah Melton, Alisha Gramza, Kaley Gramza, and Zach Stidham; great-grandchild, Ady Grace Melton.
Funeral Service will be at 2:30 pm Friday, March 31, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, with Rev. Harold White officiating. Visitation will be 4-8 pm Thursday and 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm Friday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Campbell Cemetery in Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


JOEL DEAN SHIVELY, 82, New Albany, died March 28, 2017 at New Albany Nursing and Rehabilitation in New Albany.
He was born on September 27, 1934 in Alock, KY, to Joseph and Lillian (Smith) Shively. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a former truck driver.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Jean (Haub) Shively, and parents, Joseph and Lillian Shively.
He is survived by one step-daughter, Pam (Eddie) Pitman, a step-son, Steven (Linda) Carroll, two step-grandsons, Ryan N. Carroll and Charles E. Pitman, and 3 step-great grandchildren.
Cremation was chosen by the family with burial to follow in Palmyra Cemetery.
Love Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Memorial services will be held for Lee and Alverta Huckleberry on Tuesday, April 4 at 4PM at Weathers Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 3-4 PM.
Lee Huckleberry was born September 18, 1927 in Salem. He died August 31, 2015 in Crystal River, Florida. Alverta Huckleberry was born Alverta May Smith on September 17, 1929 in Indianapolis. She died January 16, 2017 in Dunnellon, Florida. Lee and Alverta were joined in marriage in Indianapolis, on February 19, 1960.
They are survived by a son, James Huckleberry and daughter, Linda Hensley. They are also survived by five grandchildren, Nicole and Tarrah Hensley both of Florida, James John and Jacob Huckleberry and Jessica Holstein (Jason) all of Scottsburg, four great-grandchildren, Aria Cooper of Adrian, Michigan and Karter, Austyn and Ryer Huckleberry of Scottsburg.
Alverta is also survived by a brother, Charles Smith of Pensacola, Florida.


BERTINE VERNA BRIDGEWATER, 92, Orleans, died Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Salem Crossing.
She was born January 17, 1925 in Paoli, the daughter of Bert Hawkins and Dessie Stout Hawkins. She was a former employee of Traveler’s and retired from the office of Mitchell High School. She was a member of Livonia Baptist Church and Order of Eastern Star in Paoli.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Laverne Bridgewater. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Arel B. Hawkins and her parents.
She is survived by her son, Rod Stone (Dawn Sebion) of Versailles, Missouri; two step-daughters, Debra Enochs (Jim) of Salem and Cathy Bowers (Ron) of Orleans; a sister, Frances Baker of Indianapolis; two grandchildren; three step-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 AM at Livonia Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Livonia Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 4-7PM at Weathers Funeral Home and Saturday from 10AM-time of service.


DOROTHY PAULINE HALL, 89, North Vernon, died Monday, March 27, 2017 at the home of her daughter.
Born December 25, 1927 in Scott County, she was the daughter of the late Floyd Leland and Mildred L. Christie Richey. She married Loren Hall on July 3, 1949 in New Marion; he preceded her in death in October of 1993. She worked as an attendant for the former Muscatatuck State Developmental Center in Butlerville for 21 years before retiring in 1987. She attended Rush Branch United Methodist Church and Otter Creek Baptist Church both in Jennings County. Mrs. Hall’s enjoyments were bowling, quilting, collecting angels, watching CNN and hummingbirds. She loved spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Survivors include her daughters, Lisa (Ben) Hauersperger of Hayden and Diana Frady of North Vernon; grandchildren, Angela Noel of North Vernon, Christie McConkey, Illinois, Ray (Melissa) Haney of Indianapolis, Bryan (Christina) Haney New Mexico, Patrick (Beth) Hauersperger of North Vernon, Tony (Gina) Hauersperger and Leeann (Nolan) Stanley both of Hayden; great-grandchildren, Jordan Noel, Kolton and Rainnah Hauersperger, Alex and Liam Stanley all of Hayden, Devin Noel and Hunter Ownbey both of Seymour, Kaelen and Lauren Hauersperger and Tim Haney all of North Vernon and Marion Haney III of New Mexico.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; brothers, Amos and Joe Richey, an Infant brother and sisters, Lola Richey and Christina Bridgewater.
A funeral service for Mrs. Hall will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017 at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon with the Rev. Marvin Wright officiating. Family and Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Friday. Burial will be in the Vernon Cemetery in Vernon.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Our Hospice of Jennings County.
Leave the family a message of condolence at www.dovesharprudicel.

 

 

 


JOHN MCCONNELL, 72, died March 27, 2017.
He was born June 4, 1944 the son of the late Herbert and Ruth McConnell who resided in Salem for many years. He was a managing associate at Bentz Whaley Flessner where his expertise was in campaign planning and implementation, major gift strategy development, and training institutional leaders, staffs, and volunteers in their fundraising efforts. Previously he held senior development positions at DePauw University, Purdue University, University of Alberta (Canada), and University of Denver. At a time when universities are grappling with diminished budgets, John pioneered ingenious ways of raising funds to support institutions of higher learning that he revered. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Economics from DePauw University and a Master of Arts in Economics and a Certificate in Russian and East European Studies from the University of Michigan. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He began the Management Fellows program at, DePauw where he was a member of the Delta Upsilon fraternity. He and his wife Bettina (Guzdzial) McConnell married on May 29, 1976.
He is survived by his wife Bettina McConnell; son, Matthew McConnell, who is a Fellow in Gastroenterology at Yale University School of Medicine, daughter-in-law Joanna Steinberg, mother-in-law Carmela Guzdzial with her brother Francis Brancaleone and his wife Elsa Jean, and his cousins James and William McConnell, Lynn Barton, and Ann Sebrell and their spouses.
There was a graveside servive Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Crown Hill Cemetery and the public is invited.
In Lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation be made in memory of John McConnell to Red Bird Mission, 70 Queendale Center Beverly, Kentucky 40913-9607.

 


WALTER LUEDEMAN, 90, Seymour, formerly of Paris Crossing, died Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Seymour Place in Seymour.
He was born in Hayden, Ind., on August 3, 1926, the son of the late Dollie (Kinnick) and William Luedeman. He married Elsie L. Marling on June 14, 1947, at First Methodist Church, North Vernon. He was a member of Coffee Christian Church for over 65 years, where he served as an elder and on several boards and committees. He retired from American Can Company in the tool and die department. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, serving his church and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his children, Judy (Ralph) Hillenburg, Marilyn Hooser, Barbara (Jim) Grove, Mark (Linda) Luedeman, Lucille (Glenn) Metz and Paul (Mary) Luedeman; 18 grandchildren, Julia (Jeff) Hudelson, Valerie Mains, Bradley Erwin, Tricia Brown, Jill Erwin, Laura Collins, Susan (Jeremy) Suhre, Jacob (Maria) Grove, Trina (Marty) Hoevener, Paula (Toby) Ortman, David (Tiffany) Luedeman, Jon (Jessica) Luedeman, Chris (Jessica ) Lanning, Erin (Clint) Rudolph, Joann (Reed) May, Charlie Metz, Jessica Luedeman and Courtney Luedeman; several great-grandchildren,1 great great grandchild, sister Dorothy (Fenton) Liffick and sister in law Faye Luedeman.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife of 69 years Elsie; four brothers, Everett, William, Harry and Clyde Luedeman; two sisters, Edna Hessler and Ruth Okey, infant sister, Lillian Luedeman, grandson in law Jason Brown and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held at 11 am on Monday, April 3, 2017, at Coffee Creek Christian Church with Rev. Will Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Cana Cemetery. Full military honors will be provided by the VFW Post 1925, American Legion Post 89, DAV, Korean and Vietnam Veterans all of Seymour. Friends and family may gather at Voss and Sons Funeral Service on Sunday, April 2 from 3-7 pm and at the church Monday after 10:00 am until time of service.
Memorial checks may be written to Coffee Creek Christian Church in care of Voss & Sons Funeral and Crematory Service, Seymour.


FRED G. BARRETT, 82, Scottsburg, died March 30, 2017, in Scottsburg.
He was born October 24, 1934, in Ousley County, KY, the son of Hayden Barrett and Cora Mason Barrett. He was a retired supervisor in the salvage department at Morgan Foods and a retired farmer. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Trinity House of Prayer in Austin.
He is survived by his wife, Alberta Barrett, Scottsburg; daughters, Donna Michele Barrett, Scottsburg and Deborah Blaylock (Terry), Austin; grandchildren, Bradley Scott Blaylock (Sue Ann), Amanda Kari Durkin (Sean) and great-grandchildren, Brooklyn Blaylock and Chloe Blaylock.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Roy Barrett, Everett Lee Barrett, Virgil Barrett, Albert Barrett, Wilford Barrett; sisters, Eulah Mae Barrett and Cora Myrtle Coleman.
Services will be Monday, April 3 at 1 p.m. at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. Sunday and from 11 a.m. until time of service Monday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Ivy Hill Cemetery in Underwood. Pastor Danny Bowling will officiate. The American Legion will conduct Military Graveside Services.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice or Trinity House of Prayer c/o: Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N 1st St., Scottsburg IN 47170.
To leave a message for the family visit www.stewart-hoaglandfuneralhome.com.


JEFFREY CHARLES GIVAN, 62, Pekin, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017 in Salem.
He was born on August 13, 1954 in Louisville. He earned undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Chicago, the University of Louisville and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. He devoted his professional life to making a difference in the lives of vulnerable and abused children through agencies in Athens, Georgia; Chattanooga, Tennessee; Altoona, Pennsylvania; and Louisville. It was in Altoona that he met his bride-to-be, Annette.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul Kenneth Givan Jr. and Marjorie (Schiphorst) Givan, and by a sister, Susan.
He is survived by his wife, Annette (Baker) Givan; three sisters, Paula Givan, Sue Lessig, and Sara Wade; brother, Gregory Givan; two step-sons, David Horsefield and Derick Horsefield; and by many family members who loved him. Arrangements are being handled by Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Pekin, and are private.
Online Expressions may be made at www.hughestaylor.net.


MATTHEW JAMES ATKINS, 42, Pekin, died March 30, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd Hospital.
He was born on June 28, 1974 in Eloise, Michigan. He was a Union Carpenter.
Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Moore Atkins of Pekin; father, Thurman Luckie Atkins of Pekin; two daughters, Samantha Lightfoot of South Carolina and Falicity Atkins of Pekin; six brothers and sisters, Donna Garner of Pekin, Rebecca Durham of Salem, Roberta Schnieders of Pekin, Carol Al-Banna of Texas, David Atkins of Pekin, and Philip Atkins of Pekin; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Judy Gale (Dix) Atkins; brother, Thurman Daniel Atkins.
The memorial service will be Sunday at 2 PM at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Pekin. Visitation will be from 12 PM Sunday until time of service at the funeral home.


DEWEY TENSLEY GARRISON, 88, Milltown, died Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Kindred Transitional Care in Corydon.
He was born December 30, 1928 in Hardinsburg, the son of LaRue and Louise Ponder Garrison. He was retired from Garrison Trucking and a farmer. He was a member of Milltown United Methodist Church and Blue River Masonic Lodge #457 in Fredericksburg. He was an Air Force veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Delores Linton Garrison of Milltown. They were married November 24, 2006. He is also survived by two sons, Rick Catlett of New Albany and Mason Bryan Garrison of Hardinsburg; a daughter, Melissa Garrison Farmer of Hardinsburg; two step-daughters, LeaAnn Hicks of Hardinsburg and Linda Allen of Milltown; a sister, Barbara Roll of Hardinsburg; eight grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Shirley Maudlin Garrison; a brother, Mason Garrison and his parents.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 AM at Weathers Funeral Home with burial to follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 4-8 PM and Monday from 9 AM-time of service.


CAROLYN L. ANDERSON 83, Charlestown, died Saturday April 1, 2017 at Norton’s Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville.
She was born on March 3, 1934 in Cadiz, KY to Will Josh and Faith Wilson Lawrence. She was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Charlestown and had worked at Liberty National Bank, I.C.I. and had owned Cash & Carry Grocery with her husband.
She was preceded in death by her parents and granddaughter Rachel Taylor.
Survivors include her husband Ray Anderson, sons, Rick and Alan (Marian); brothers W. J. Lawrence (Jean) of Hopkinsville, KY, Rex Lawrence (Martha) of Montgomery, IL and Layton Lawrence (Patsy) of Cadiz, KY; sisters, Ann Reilly (John) of Hopkinsville, KY, Jean Stallons of Cadiz, KY, Greta Mains of Fullerton, CA, Linda Combs(Bob) of Las Vegas, NV and Marion Gentry of Bossier City, LA; grandchildren, Brittany Taylor, Bryan Anderson, Brandon Anderson and Courtney Anderson; nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday April 5, 2017 at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church with burial in Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-8 pm on Tuesday at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown and after 10 am on Wednesday at the church.


RICHARD W. "RICKY" SWISHER, 63, Henryville, died Saturday, April 1, 2017 at his residence.
He was born on December 4, 1953 in Jeffersonville, the son of William Swisher and Katherine (Pfister) Kays. He attended Henryville High School and served his country in the United States Navy. He was the owner and operator of Swisher Mobile Home Service which was in Underwood and now in Henryville, and was a member of the Mt. Moriah Church in Henryville.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Katherine Kays.
Survivors include his wife, Beverly J. (Riley) Swisher; a daughter, Michele Jackson and her husband Richard of Scottsburg; a son, Richie Swisher and his wife Catrinia Locke-Swisher of Underwood; his father, William Swisher of St. Mary's, Florida; three sisters, Lola Davis of Franklin, Tennessee, Marsha Doom and her husband Danny of Key West, Florida and Charlene Fiveash and her husband Carl of Sellersburg; a brother, Billy Swisher of Homosassa, Florida; one granddaughter, Courtney Jackson and two step-grandchildren, Nathan and Shyla Sawyer.
Funeral Service will be at 11 am Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Mt. Moriah Cemetery near Henryville. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Tuesday and after 10 am Wednesday at Collins Funeral Home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the family to help with final expenses c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


JEREMY SCOTT MCDONALD, 33, Salem, died Friday, March 31 at St. Vincent Hospital in Salem.
He was born March 29, 1984 in Washington County, the son of Michael McDonald and Hazel Carol Deaton Bowers. He was a 2002 graduate of Salem High School and an employee of Tokusen USA in Scottsburg.
He is survived by his parents, Carol Bowers of Scottsburg and Michael McDonald of Salem; a son, Devin Scott McDonald of Pekin; his fiancé, Courtney Beck of Salem; two brothers, Michael Lynn McDonald Jr. (Amanda) of Coosada, Alabama and Travis Justin McDonald (Emily) of Scottsburg; grandparents, Walter and Sue Deaton of Little York, as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Luther and Margaret McDonald.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 4-8PM and Tuesday from 9AM-time of service.


ALLEN DUANE MCINTIRE, 75, Columbus, died March 31, 2017, at Columbus Regional Hospital.
He was born July 10, 1941 in Franklin, the son of John W. and Paulena Lewis McIntire. He married Carolyn A. McAdams on September 10, 1966 in Scottsburg. He was a member of First Baptist Church, and was a U.S. Marine Corp. veteran, serving during the Vietnam War. He was employed by Cummins Engine Company, retiring in May of 2002 after 38 years of service.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn A. McIntire; daughter, Angie (Andre Gierczynski) McIntire of Tempe, Arizona; son, Robert A. McIntire of Columbus; granddaughter, Harley A. McIntire; brother, Jim McIntire of Seymour; sister, Dianne McIntire Henderson of Seymour; as well as several extended family members.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Johnny McIntire.
The funeral will be Wednesday April 5, 2017, at 11 A.M. at The Jewell–Rittman Family Funeral Home with Rev. Dan Cash officating. Visitation will be from 4-7 P.M. Tuesday and one hour prior to the service Wednesday. Burial will be at Scottsburg Cemetery in Scottsburg.
Memorials may be made to the Disabled American Veterans and National Stroke Association thru the funeral home.
You are invited to light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the internet at www.jewellrittman.com


VICKY LYNN ROSS, 59, New Albany, died Thursday, March 30, 2017 at her residence.
Born December 27, 1957 in Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Katherine Ross.
Survivors include her daughter, Leslie Ross, Lafollette, TN.; a son, Robert Ross, Scottsburg; brothers, Ronnie Ross, Australia and Steve Ross, Washington; a sister, Robin K. Bellany, Austin and Janice Sue Evans, Ohio. She is also survived by one grandchild, Cameron Ross.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Chasity Lynn Ross; her parents; brothers, Kenny and David Ross.
Direct Cremation with Services at a later date.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


JOYCE THOMAS, 71, died , April 3, 2017 at University Of Louisville Hospital in Louisville.
She was married to Earnest Thomas, who survives.
Funeral Arrangements pending at Collins Funeral Home.


MARGURETT L. ARMSTRONG, 77, Deputy, died Friday, March 31, 2017 at her residence.
She was born on December 9, 1939 in Washington County, the daughter of the late John Woodrow Daily and Elizabeth Louise (Lee) Daily. She was an employee of the old Beta Shoe Company in Salem, for many years and also worked at Grote in Madison, where she was active in the Association of Machinist Union. In addition, she served as the Trustee for Graham Township and helped her husband run their family farm. She was a active member of the Bethany Baptist Church in Deputy, a member of the Scott County Homemakers Club and a volunteer at Lifespring.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Johnny Woodrow Daily and infant daughters, Marilyn, Carolyn and Tammy Armstrong.
Survivors, in addition to her husband, Don, include a son, Dale Armstrong and his wife Faye of Deputy; a daughter, Sherry Robinson and her husband Loren of Scottsburg; three brothers, James Daily and his wife Carolyn of Deputy, Ralph Daily and his wife Patty of Aviston, IL and Wilmer Daily and his wife Nancy of Arizona; four grandchildren, Christopher Armstrong (Tiffany), Amy Collins (Travis), Kimberly Hardy (Steven) and Ashley Armstrong (Andrew Campbell) and four great-grandchildren, Jasper, Hayden and Sylvia Armstrong and Laurel Hardy.
Funeral Service will be at 1 pm Friday, April 7, 2017 at Bethany Baptist Church in Deputy, with Pastor Dennis Thomas officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Thursday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg and after 11 am Friday at Bethany Baptist Church. Interment will be in Bethany Baptist Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Bethany Baptist Church c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


RONNIE LEE WILSON, 68, Crothersville, died Sunday, April 2, 2017, at the Robley Rex Veterans Medical Center in Louisville.
He was born July 30, 1948 in Seymour the son of the late Melvyn Howard and Loretta Margaret Hauersperger Wilson. He was inducted into the United States Air Force on March 30, 1966 in Indianapolis. He rose to the rate of sergeant (E-4) during the Vietnam War serving in Thailand. He was honorably discharged on March 29, 1972 at McChord Air Force Base in Tacoma, Washington receiving the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Republic of Vietnam Commendation Medal, Air Force Good Conduct Medal and the Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon. He worked for a time for the Census Bureau for several years. He had last owned a taxi cab company in Kissimmee, Florida where he resided for 30 years. He was raised in the Catholic faith and since living in Florida was a member of the Non-denomination Christian Church.
He is survived by his sisters, Sharon K. Wilson of Columbus, Rita Shearer of Madison, Joyce Owings and her husband, Kenny of Madison, Brenda Molloy of Deputy and her companion, Monte Rea of Madison and his brother, Steve Wilson of Crothersville.
He was preceded in death by his father, Melvyn Howard Wilson, his mother, Loretta Margaret Hauersperger Wilson, and his brother, Charles Anthony Wilson.
Funeral services will be Thursday, April 6, 2017, at 11 a.m., by Bro. Bob Hicks 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. Friends may gather on Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel, 1415 North Gate Road in Madison. Full military honors will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors. Cards are available at the funeral home and the Chapel.


ESTHER (COPELIN) WILSON, 69, died Saturday, April 1, 2017 at her home in Jacksonville, FL.
She was born September 9, 1947, to James and Virginia (Lockman) Copelin in Elizabeth. She married Veryl Wilson on September 21, 1968. They celebrated 43 years of marriage.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Veryl Wilson, and her parents, James and Virginia Copelin.
She is survived by a son, Bryan Wilson, two brothers, Ray Copelin and Tom Copelin, and two sisters, Jane Phipps and Carrol Lamb.
Funeral services will be held at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra, on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 10 a.m. until time of service. Burial to follow at Horner’s Chapel Cemetery in Fredericksburg.

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