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Obituaries June 21, 2017 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 19 June 2017 00:00

FRANCES ADELINE JONES, 82
SUE CHRISTINE ROBBINS, 81
PATRICIA ANN ALLEN, 71
ANNA MARY RIBELIN, 84
PHYLLIS L KREEGER, 89
EDNA REBECCA (BYLER) ZOOK
MASSI TURNER, 61
JACKIE E. HARBOLD, 50
LOIS NOLAN, 72
NOBLE ALLEN OWENS, 75
BOBBY “BOB” G. CHEATWOOD, 77
ANNA L. STEWART, 81
JAMES I. UHL, 70
SHARON SUE SIMMONS BLITON, 71
JERRY LYNN TUELL, 54
REV. MARVIN WAYNE MCINTOSH, 64
ANITA OLSON, 79
SARAH BLEVINS, 54
JIMMY RAY JACKSON, 69
JOAN ELIZABETH LONG, 88
EARLENE MURIEL KLEOPFER, 94
JASON TODD CISSELL, 42

FRANCES ADELINE JONES, 82, Salem, died Sunday, June 11, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital in Salem.
She was born August 21, 1934 in Salem the daughter of Emil and Opal Cress Stewart. She was a retired employee of Buehler’s Grocery Store in Seymour and a Baptist.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Jones; a son, Michael Jones; a sister, Ilene Kirk; a great-grandson, a great-granddaughter and her parents.
She is survived by her daughter, Debbie Russell of Salem; a sister, Mary Purlee of Sellersburg; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-8PM and Thursday from 9AM-time of service.


SUE CHRISTINE ROBBINS, 81, Charlestown, died June 11, 2017.
She was retired from GE in Louisville, and was a former Jerry’s Restaurant employee.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Edith Phillips; and husband, Warren.
She is survived by her daughters, Christy Scoggins (Malcolm), and Cindy Mahoney (Tom); grandchildren, Brian Scoggins (Misty), Rachel Ruiz (Joe), Samantha Sherlin (Brad), Ashley Strange (Bobby), and Michael Pinegar; two brothers, Eugene Phillips (Peggy) and Charles Phillips; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Legacy Funeral Center, 921 Main Street, Jeffersonville, with burial to follow at Crown Hill Cemetery in New Washington. Visitation will be held from 2-8 PM on Wednesday and after 9 AM on Thursday at the funeral home.
Please visit www.legacyindiana.com for online condolences.


PATRICIA ANN ALLEN, 71, Scottsburg, died Friday, June 9, 2017 at her home.
She was born January 16, 1946 in Scottsburg, the daughter of Herman Lee and Mabel Beatrice Wingler Miller. She was a retired employee of BF Goodrich and Tecumseh.
She is survived by her son, Brian Keith Allen (Teresa) of Scottsburg; two daughters, Trudy Murry (Danny) of Scottsburg and Amy Cornelius (Jessie) of Rubicon, Wisconsin; a brother, Herman Miller Jr. of Salem; three sisters, Judy Wagner of Salem, Sue Baker of Scottsburg and Louise Blevins of Salem; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-8 PM and Wednesday from 9AM-time of service.


ANNA MARY RIBELIN, 84, Englewood, Florida, died Tuesday, May 23, 2017 in her residence.
Born February 12, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Nolan Baker and Edith (Cornwell) Baker. She was a Salem High School Graduate and was married to Don Ribelin, who preceded her in death.
She is survived by her daughter, Sara Ribelin Cornwell, Englewood, FL; a son, Jeff (Cindy) Ribelin, North Port, FL. and a sister, Iris Baker of Florida. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Irvin Baker; three sisters, Shirley Barrett, Carolyn DePew and Rita Wyman.
There will be a Funeral Service at 1:30 pm on Saturday, June 24th at the First Christian Church of Salem, with Pastor Sid Dye officiating. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery in Salem.
Memorial Contributions can be made to the American Heart Association at 240 Whittington Pkwy. Louisville, Kentucky 40222-4904.


PHYLLIS L KREEGER, 89, Nokomis Florida, formerly of Scottsburg died June 3, 2017.
She was born December 7, 1927, in Maywood Illinois, the daughter of Pearlie Campbell & Sophia McGrew Campbell. She was the retired owner of the former Scottsburg Ramada Inn (now Quality Inn); Campbell’s Motel in Scottsburg; Westwood Golf Course and the old Home Oven in Austin. She was a member of the Scottsburg United Methodist Church and a former member of Scottsburg OES #107.
She was preceded in death by Preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dick Kreeger and sisters, Virginia Verneer and Geneva Rager.
She is survived by her sons, Richard Lee Stultz , Nokomis FL, Paul Winslow Stultz (Cheryl), Indianapolis; a daughter, Cassandra De’Lynn Bodell, Nokomis, FL; grandchildren, Shannon D Bodell, Mindi A Bodell, Heather Owens (Shawn), Bethany King (Tonya); great-grandchildren, Halle Owens, Colin Owens, Grace Owens, Zachary Ware, Alyssa Ware and nieces, Dawn Taylor and Jeanine Polke.
Services will be at 1 PM, Friday, June 23, 2017 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Scottsburg Cemetery. Rev. Doug Wallace will officiate. Visitation will be from 11 AM until time of service at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be left for the family at www.stewart-hoaglandfuneralhome.com.


EDNA REBECCA (BYLER) ZOOK, died Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
She was born in Belleville, PA on April 19, 1925. She was the daughter of John and Amanda (Kurtz) Byler; she was the only sister to seven brothers, Henry, leroy, Willie, Johnathan, Pollard, Irvin and Martin. On April 7, 1950, she was united in marriage to Jesse P Zook, also from Belleville, PA. They had three children, James, Anna and Sara, all surviving. For more than a decade she loved helping to cook at a summer camp in eastern Kentucky, Bethel Camp. She was a member of the Madison Mennonite Church Madison and a active participant of the Living Water Mennonite Church Lexington, Indiana.
After attending Eastern Mennonite College, she moved to Austin in November of 1952, where they pastored the Austin Mennonite Church till Jesse passed May 13, 1970. For over 25 years she babysat for children and had a baking business that she attempted to retire from but never really managed to do so.
She is survived by her children, James, NYC; Anna (Ralph), California and Sara, Austin, Texas, and by her many friends.
Services will be at 11 AM Saturday June 24, 2017 at The Austin Christian Church. Visitation will be from 4-8 PM Friday June 23, 2017 at The Austin Christian Church and after 9 AM on Saturday at the church. Burial will be in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Austin.
Anyone wishing to make donations is encouraged to donate to the work of this camp in her name. Donations may be made online at http://www.bethelcamp.org. Donations can be mailed to Bethel Camp, 2773 Bethel Church Rd. Clayhole, KY 41317.


MASSI TURNER, 61, Clarksville, died Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Veterans Hospital in Louisville.
He was born on July 12, 2017 in New Albany, the son of Donald Glenn and Irene Shoemaker Turner. He was retired from Naval Ordinance in Louisville. He was a United States Army and National Guard Veteran serving with the Scottsburg unit for 26 years. He was also a member of the Jeffersonville American Legion.
Survivors include his mother and step-father, Irene and Donnal Long of Sellersburg; sister, Pamela Wiggam and her husband Duane of New Washington; step-brothers, Tim Long and Mark Long both of Louisville, KY, Matt Long of Corydon; step-sisters, Susie Long and Teresa Nall both of New Albany; niece, LaDawn Woods and her husband Cecil of New Washington; great-nephews, Castil and Gabriel.
He was preceded in death by his father Donald Glenn Turner.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 11 A.M. at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington, with burial in Turner Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 1-6 P.M. and after 9 A.M. Monday until the time of service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations in memory of Massi to the Clark County Humane Society.


JACKIE E. HARBOLD, 50, Underwood, died June 13, 2017 in Scottsburg.
He was born November 2, 1966, in Seymour, the son of John E. Harbold and Edna Mae McIntosh Harbold. He was employed at Temple & Temple in Salem.
Survivors include his brothers, Roger Harbold, Russell Harbold, Jimmy Harbold; sisters, Velda McMinaway, Billie Jo Clements, Ella Wray, Linda Williams; nieces and nephews, Nicole, Tyna, Beth, Chantel, Alysa, Coretta, Dawn, Kaitlin, John, Ryan, Troy, Jeremy, Tommy and Shawn.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Larry Harbold, Donald Harbold, Johnny Harbold and Richard Harbold.
Services will be at 11 AM Friday, June 16, 2017 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 10-11 AM Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Sodom Cemetery in Underwood with Bart Smith officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jackie E. Harbold Memorial c/o: Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N 1st St., Scottsburg IN 47170.
Online condolences can be made at www.stewart-hoaglandfuneralhome.com


LOIS NOLAN, 72, Scottsburg, died June 12, 2017, in Louisville.
She was born May 31, 1945, in Corbin KY, the daughter of Willie Baker and Bessie Edith Sasser Baker. She was a 1963 graduate of Lynn Camp High School in Corbin KY; 1967 graduate of Cumberland College in Williamsburg KY; 1975 Master’s degree at Indiana University. She was owner of Loaves & Fishes Christian Bookstore & Nolans’ Educational Consulting Services; retired school teacher with SCSD 1; SCSD 2 (SMS); instructor of GED classes; instructor at Henryville Correctional facility; Strayer College and instructor Ivy Tech Community College. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Scottsburg; Scott County Genealogical Society Inc.; DAR and Chamber of Commerce Greater Scott County.
She married the late Charles G. Nolan on November 25, 1971 in Corbin KY.
In addition to her parents, and husband, she was preceded in death by brothers, Oddis J. Baker & Charles A. Baker.
She is survived by her son, Joel Nolan; daughter, Bethany Knight (Brandon); grandchildren, Samuel Knight, Ethan Knight, Hannah Knight; and a brother, J. Michael Baker.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017 at First Christian Church of Scottburg. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home and from 10-11 AM Saturdat at the church. Burial will follow in Scottsburg Cemetery. John Lowry will officiate. There will be a special DAR Memorial Service at 7 p.m.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Charles G Nolan & Lois D Nolan Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o Scott County Community Foundation c/o Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home;, 80 N 1st St., Scottsburg IN 47170.


NOBLE ALLEN OWENS, 75, Lexington, died on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at The Water's of Clifty Falls in Madison.
He was born February 10, 1942 in Scottsburg, the son of the late Emmett E. and Creola G. Plessinger Owens. He resided most all of his life in Jefferson County. He attended school there and later welding school. On January 7, 1959 he was inducted into the United States Navy in Louisville. He rose to the rate of Petty Officer Third Class serving aboard the USS Plymouth Rock (LSD-29) during the Vietnam War. He then served aboard the USS Shasta (AE-6), the USS Wrangell (AE-12), and the USS Wilhoite (DER-397). He was honorably discharged on December 17, 1968 from Kingsville, Texas as a Petty Officer First Class receiving the Expeditionary Medal for Cuba, Vietnam Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. He re-enlisted on December 18, 1968 at Kingsville, Texas he served aboard the USS Cook (DE 1083) and the USS Albert David (DE-1050) during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged on September 19, 1972 in Long Beach, California receiving the Good Conduct Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal.
He re-enlisted on September 20, 1972 at Long Beach and again served aboard the USS Cook during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged on July 21, 1974 in San Diego, California. He re-enlisted on July 22, 1974 and rose to the rate of Chief Petty Officer during the Vietnam War and served aboard the USS Hector (AR-7) and was honorably discharged on April 30, 1980 in San Francisco, California with 20 years and 10 months of service receiving the Vietnam Service Medal and another Good Conduct Medal. He returned home to Madison and worked for Atachem in Carrollton for 17 years. He also worked for M & M as a truck driver for ten years. He held membership in Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion and the Madison Moose Lodge No. 765. Noble was a faithful member of the Hanover Baptist Church and had served as a deacon and trustee.
He is survived by his wife, Mary F. Sullivan Leach Owens of Lexington; his daughter, Suzette Rinehart and her husband, Mark of Michigan; his son, Chad Owens and his wife, Sally of North Vernon; his step-sons, James Lee Leach of Hanover, Cameron Leach of Hanover; his brother, Emmett L. Owens of Madison; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 17, 2017, at 1 pm, by Pastor David Taylor at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. Interment will follow in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Friends may call Saturday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
A final salute will be conducted on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre with full military honors to follow at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion and the United States Naval Ceremonial Unit.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hanover Baptist Church. Cards are available at the funeral home.


BOBBY “BOB” G. CHEATWOOD, 77, Salem, Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
He was born January 15, 1940 in Ashland, Mississippi the son of Grady and Addie I. Harris Cheatwood. He was a retired truck driver for Denny Transport. He was a member of Full Gospel Outreach Center and an Army veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy D. “Dee” Cheatwood of Salem. They were married February 12, 1966. He is also survived by two daughters, Kimberly D. Cheatwood Crowhorn (Patrick) of Salem and Robin L. Cheatwood Anderson (Mark) of Brownstown; a son, James G. Cheatwood (Wendi) of Salem; a sister, Hazel Bridgeman of Martinsville, and seven grandchildren, Keaten A. Crowhorn, Delaina N. Crowhorn, Braeden E. Anderson, Adelynn Anderson, Kaelynn M. Anderson, Jaden J. Cheatwood and Ashley D. Fields.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be Friday from 4-8 PM and Saturday from 9 AM until time of service.


ANNA L. STEWART, 81, Scottsburg, died Saturday, June 10, 2017 at her daughter's residence.
She was born on January 2, 1936 in Bullitt County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Leslie Delk and Edna Pearl (Wineholder) Delk. She was a former nurses aide at the old St. Joseph's Hospital for 20 years and also at the Twinbrook Nursing Home both in Louisville. She was a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Shepherdsville, Kentucky.
Survivors include a son, Michael Crump of Mt. Washington, Kentucky; two daughters, Pamela Riggs and her husband Jim of Magnolia, Kentucky and Patricia Newton and her husband Richard of Scottsburg; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Cremation services were entrusted to Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


JAMES I. UHL, 70, Bradford, died of kidney failure on June 14, 2017 in Bradford.
He was born January 6, 1947, the eighth child of 12 born to Severus “Bid” and Mary Catherine Uhl. He was a 1965 graduate of Morgan Twp. High School and served his country in the Army National Guard. He was a former member of the New Albany Elks Club. He retired from Ford Motor Company after 30 years of employment. He was a lifelong member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Bradford.
Survivors are his siblings, Mary Jane (Earl) Book, Mildred (Don) Rueger, Maurice, Gerald (Sandra), Harlan (Sue), Samuel (Donna), Anthony (Karla), Robert (Shirley), William (Roxanne), and his caregiver and brother, Fred (Debbie), numerous nieces and nephews, and his special friends, Robert and Julie Book and family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Severus “Bid” and Mary Catherine Uhl, his sister, Charlotte Trowbridge, his brother-in-law, Wayne Trowbridge and his good friend, Jon House.
A funeral Mass will be held to celebrate Jim’s life at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at St. Michael Catholic Church in Bradford. Visitation will be at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra on Friday, June 16, 2017 from 2-8 p.m. and on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at St. Michael Catholic Church in Bradford, from 9 a.m. until time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael Catholic Church, 11400 Farmers Lane NE, Greenville, 47124 or Kindred Hospice, 391 Quartermaster Court, Jeffersonville, 47130.
Condolences may be made on line at www.lovefuneralhomeinc.com.


SHARON SUE SIMMONS BLITON, 71, Deputy, died on Monday, June 12, 2017, at the King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison.
She was born July 18, 1945 in Jefferson County. She was the daughter of the late Robert D. and Lorraine Duvall Simmons. She lived in Jefferson County most of her life and was raised in the Brooksburg Baptist Church. She worked at the Joyce Shoe Factory, the Madison Clinic, Pilot Industries in North Vernon, and had last worked for three years as a janitor at Madison Consolidated School System. She had served as a babysitter for many years caring for lots of children. She was a member of the Jefferson County Conservation Club, Madison Senior Citizens and attended Madison First Assembly of God Church.
She is survived by her daughters, Melissa Gale Bliton Frisque of Madison, Dawn Michelle Bliton Smith and her husband Brian of Madison; her grandchildren, Ashley Nicole Frisque, Deven Gerard Frisque, Hope Olivia Fox, Gage Fox, Chris Smith, Megan Smith, Skylar Smith, Isabella "Cricket" Smith; her great-grandchildren, Autumn Nicole and Brooklyn Leigh Frisque; her brothers, James E. Simmons and his wife Mary of Vevay, Carroll Thomas Simmons of Madison; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 52 years, Ralph D. Bliton, Jr. and her brother, Robert A. Simmons.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, June 16, 2017, at 11 a.m., by Pastor David Taylor at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. Interment will follow in the Grandview Memorial Gardens, 9306 North US 421 near Madison. Friends may call Thursday from 4-8 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Cards are available at the funeral home.


JERRY LYNN TUELL, 54, Austin, died June 7, 2017 at his home.
Born August 3, 1962 in Seymour, he was the son of Jesse Elsworth and Shirley Ann (Mize) Tuell. He had worked at Cerro Wire in Crothersville for 23 years. He was a member of the Paris Crossing Christian Church.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon K. Tuell; children, Vickie (Mark) Knoll of Scottsburg, Herman Curtis Eldridge of Crothersville, Jason Arlie Eldridge of Crothersville and Steven Joe (Kellie) Tuell of Crothersville; siblings, Carol and (Bill) Foster of West Plains, MO, Sandra S. Hoard of Seymour, Terry Lee (Joyce) Mize of Seymour and Rhadonda “Donna” (Mark Barger) Smallwood of Crothersville; mother-in-law, Elsie Bowman of Jennings County. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Patricia Ann Rigdon, John Elsworth Tuell, Beatrice Jeannie Miller and Charles Richard Tuell; grandson, Mark Duane Knoll; father-in-law, Garland Bowman.
Memorial services will be held at 1 PM Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Woodlawn Life Celebration Centre. Visitation will be after 11 AM Saturday, June 17th until the time of service at 1 pm at the funeral home. Friends and family can leave online condolences at www.woodlawnfamilyfuneral.com.


REV. MARVIN WAYNE MCINTOSH, 64, Austin, died Monday, June 12, 2017 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
He was born on August 27, 1952 in Booneville, Kentucky, the son of the late Charlie McIntosh and Emily Jane (Caudill) McIntosh. He was a member for 46 years of the New Frankfort Pentecostal Church in Austin, where he has served as their Pastor for the last 26 years. He was the owner of the former Marvin McIntosh Construction and Creative Mortgage Brokerage in Austin. He was a member of the Greater Scott County Chamber of Commerce and past nominee of the Mayor's Good Neighbor Award. He was married on Sept. 5, 1969 to Carmen J. (Gilbert) McIntosh.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Juanita Hargis and two brothers, Russell and Robert Z. McIntosh.
Survivors include his wife, Carmen J. McIntosh; two daughters, Tammy Robinson (Logan) of Gulf Shores, Alabama and Lisa Herald (John) of Dalton, Georgia; two sons, Marty McIntosh of Gulf Shores, Alabama and Michael McIntosh of Clarksville, Tennessee; three sisters, Rosetta Gross and Alice Burns both of Austin and Louise Brooks (Roger) of Scottsburg; a brother, Roy McIntosh (Kay) of Austin; 10 grandchildren, Emily Terry (Kenley), Charles Brown, III, Caitlyn Johnson (Zach), Ciera Robinson, Zachery, Brandon and Hope McIntosh, Christian, Johnathan and Jacob Herald and three great grandchildren, Gabriel and Dawson Terry and Raylynn Johnson.
Funeral Service: 11 am Friday, June 16, 2017 at the New Frankfort Pentecostal Church with Rev. Carlos Burdine and Rev. Wayne Grace officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Thursday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg and after 9 am Friday at New Frankfort Pentecostal Church.
Interment will be in Wesley Chapel Cemetery near Austin.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the family to help with final expenses c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


ANITA OLSON, 79, Charlestown, died Friday, June 16, 2017 at her home.
She was born on March 27, 1938 in Charlestown, the daughter of David Myers and Thelma Louise Reich VanPelt. She formerly worked as a manager for the former Army and Air Force Exchange Service in Jeffersonville and as a waitress for the Powder Keg and Jessi’s Place in Charlestown. She was a member of the Charlestown Independent Church and was active in the Joy Club and Women’s Bible Study at the church.
Survivors include her daughters, Sherry G. Wright and her companion Jim Christianson and Marita Stricker and her husband Rick all of Charlestown; sons, Steven C. Frazier and his wife Iryna of New Albany, Gene Frazier and his wife Mindi of Crestwood, KY and Dean Frazier of Charlestown; brothers, Ronald VanPelt of Otisco, IN, Donald VanPelt of Cincinnati, OH and John Sweeney of Lanesville; grandchildren, Erica, Jennifer, Hallie, Kaylin, Kynli, Hayden, Samuel, Matthew, Michael and Artem; eight great-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren will be born in the near future.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Robert Lee Olson and a brother, Richard Sweeney.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at the Charlestown Independent Church with burial in Union Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 1:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Charlestown Independent Church and after 9:00 A.M. Wednesday at the church. Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown is in charge of arrangements.


SARAH BLEVINS, 54, Charlestown, died Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
She was born on October 27, 1962 in Clark County, the daughter of Jim Casey and Lucy Schmidtt. She was a member of Living Waters House of Prayer Church in Charlestown.
Survivors include her husband, Jimmy Blevins Sr. of Charlestown; daughter, Jennifer Griffin and her husband Nelson of Charlestown; son, James Blevins Jr. and his wife Candice of Lexington, IN; mother, Lucy Casey of Clarksville; brothers, Adrian Casey of Jeffersonville and Adam Casey of Charlestown; sisters, Joann Asher of Louisville, and Sue Ann Casey of Lexington; grandchildren, Sarah, Kelcee, Austin, James, Savannah, Destiny, Hayleigh, Dokatah, Bre, Kadenyce, Kali “Sunshine”, Kamyll and Khloe; great-grandchildren, Brayleigh and Grayson; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father; sister, Cindy Casey; mother-in-law, Margie Blevins; sister-in-law, Marilyn Blevins.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 2 P.M. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday from 11 A.M. to 8 P.M. and after 10 A.M. on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy in memory of Sarah may take the form of donations to the Blevins Family in care of Grayson Funeral Home.


JIMMY RAY JACKSON, 69, Charlestown, died Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Norton’s Hosparus Care Center in Louisville.
He was born on April 14, 1948 in Seymour, the son of William Ray and Edella Johnson Jackson. He retired from AT&T and served in the United States Army. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Blazing Star Masonic Lodge #226 and VFW Post #1427 all in Charlestown.
Survivors include his wife Linda Martin Jackson; daughters, Tracie J. Mohr and her husband Richard of Harrison, OH and Patricia Oswald and her husband Kirk of Louisville; son, William M. Jackson and his wife Sarah of Winston-Salem, NC; brother, Jerry Jackson and his wife Lynda of Jeffersonville; sister, Linda Driver and her husband Steven of Jeffersonville; grandchildren, Kelsey Jackson, Tyler Oswald, Hunter Oswald, Andrew Mohr and Jesse Mohr.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 11 A.M. at First Baptist Church in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday from 2-8 P.M. at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown and after 9 A.M. Tuesday at his church.
Expressions of sympathy in memory of Jimmy may take the form of donations to Hosparus of Indiana or First Baptist Church Hope Center.


JOAN ELIZABETH LONG, 88, Hanover, died Saturday, June 10, 2017 at her residence in Hanover.
Born August 5, 1928 in Jefferson County, she was the daughter of William Martin "Willie" and Ruth Taylor Hardy. In August 1946, she was united in marriage to George Marvin Long. She retired from Hanover College in 2010 after nearly 49 years of service.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Martha and Pete Harrod of Madison; her sons and daughters-in-law, Alan and Barb Long of Madison, and Arnold and Theresa Long of Hanover; her sister, Elizabeth Fleming of Calvert City, KY; her brothers: William Hardy of North Vernon; Randall Hardy of Lexington; her step-sisters, Theresa Handlon of Madison, and Mary Kloss of Madison; her step-brothers, Charles Kloss of Hanover and Scott Kloss of Madison; three grandchildren, Wendy Jo Pickett of Greenwood, Audrey Nicole Long (Robert Sims) of San Diego, CA and Aaron Ray Long of Louisville; and five great-grandsons, Christian Meyer, Chandler Meyer, Anderson Pickett, Aiden Robert Sims and Jaxon Ray Sims.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and one sister, June Phillips.
The funeral service will be held at 11 AM Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Lytle Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel, 117 Holt Drive, Madison, IN with interment to follow in New Bethel Cemetery near Lexington. Friends and family may call at the Lytle Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel from 5-8 PM Monday, June 19, 2017, and from 10 AM until time of service on Tuesday.
Online condolences may be made at lytlefuneralhomes.com.


EARLENE MURIEL KLEOPFER, 94, died June 15, 2017 in Paola, Kansas.
He was born on April 9, 1923 in Lexington, Scott County, to Earl and Aletha Muriel (Hall) Milles. She married James Dale Kleopfer on January 4, 1942 and they had three sons, Jim, Robert, and Gary. Her husband of 75 years died on March 3, 2017. After Dale returned from serving in World War II, the couple operated a farm just outside of Lexington and also built and operated the Lexington Feed and Farm Supply.
Surviving are her sons, Jim of Lexington, Robert and wife Cindy of Paola, and Gary and wife Anita of Tucson, Arizona; sister, Flora Jean of Hanover; grandchildren, Robin Grant of Fulton, Maryland, Jennifer Wiley of Parkville, Missouri, and Angie Rupp of Tucson, Arizona; great grandchildren, Nick, Regan, Sydney, and Ty Grant, Jacob and Grace Anne Wiley, and Emma Rupp. Earlene was preceded in death by her parents.
A Celebration-of-Life event for Earlene and Dale will be held in Lexington on July 22.
To leave a special message for the family online, please visit www.DengelMortuary.com.
Dengel & Son Paola Chapel, 305 N. Pearl St., Paola, KS 66071.


JASON TODD CISSELL, 42, Scottsburg, died Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville.
He was born on March 11, 1975 in Scottsburg, the son of Roger and Teresa (Prince) Cissell. He graduated from Scottsburg High School and was a former machinist for several area machine shops in the area including Impact Forge and NTN before his illness. He was a member and former Regional Director of ABATE.
Survivors include his companion, Chandra Law of Scottsburg; a son, Michael Cissell of Scottsburg; a daughter, Sierra P. Cissell of New Albany; his parents, Roger and Teresa Cissell of Scottsburg; three stepchildren, Gabe, Liberty and Addyson Law all of Scottsburg; a brother, Ryan Cissell and his wife Mandy of Scottsburg; two sisters, Lisa Dossett of Scottsburg and Shannon Griffin and her husband Winston of London, Kentucky; a grandfather, Ivan Prince of Scottsburg; several nieces and nephews and his beloved dogs, Backfire, Trixie, Sprocket and Blackie.
Funeral Service will be 11 am Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at Collins Funeral Home with Pastor James Donahue officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Tuesday and after 9 am Wednesday. Interment will be in Lexington Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions can be made to the family c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences can be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.

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