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Obituaries July 19, 2017 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 17 July 2017 00:00

TAMARA SUE "TAMMY" WEBSTER CLINE, 47
MARVIN LEON PELSTON, 69
JAMES ROGER SHERMAN, 81
JUDY WALKER, 79
DEWIGHT DOUGLAS BLANTON, 54
SAM E. DEATON, 74
LORETTA FAYE JOSEPH (JENT) DOANE, 66
RAY H. ZOLLMAN, 86
JUDY LEE MARCELLE LUNSFORD, 53
WILLIAM “BILLY” ACE BLOOMFIELD, 49
MARK ANTHONY TULLY, 57
DAVID WAYNE KNIES, 66
KEVIN CONRAD, 50
BARRY ARTHUR CLEMENTS, 57
NORMA JEAN INGRAM, 90
ELI “SAMMY” DEATON, 78
CHARLES DEWEY JONES, 68
JASON LEE LAWSON, 30
DAVID WAYNE KNIES, 66
CHRISTINA DAWN (PREBLE) HARVEY, 51
JOYCE MORGAN RANKIN
JESSE P. BROWN, 91
NORMA JEAN INGRAM, 90
MARJORIE A. MOORE, 79

TAMARA SUE "TAMMY" WEBSTER CLINE, 47, Deputy, died on Saturday, July 8, 2017,at the Norton Hospital in Louisville.
She was born July 19, 1969 in Lawrenceburg, the oldest of four children of Larry W. and Barbara "Jane" Kelly Webster. She worked a variety of jobs, and last worked with her friend, Chris Stewart, at the Child's Corner in Madison, helping to teach the preschool children.
She is survived by her husband of 19 years, James "Jim" D. Cline of Deputy; her son, Ethan James Cline of Deputy; her daughter, Delaney Rose Cline of Deputy; her step-son, Greg Cline of Muncie; her mother, Barbara "Jane" Kelly Webster of Versailles; her sisters, Laura Meyer and her husband, Greg of Osgood, Indiana, Jaime Whitham and her husband, Eric of Rexville, Indiana; her brother, Larry "Budd" Webster, II and his wife, Brandy of Dillsboro, Indiana; her grandmother, Sue Michael of Clarksville; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her father, Larry W. Webster; her grandparents, George Michael; Leon and Joy Kelly; Raymond and Emma Cathleen Hambrick Webster.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, July 14, 2017, at 11 a.m., by Pastor Steve Pike at the Smyrna Monroe Presbyterian Church on Deputy Pike near Volga, Indiana. Interment will follow in the Smyrna Cemetery near Volga, Indiana. Friends may call Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive Madison, Indiana and Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the Smyrna Monroe Presbyterian Church on Deputy Pike near Volga, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be made to Her Children's College Funds. Cards are available at the funeral home and the church.


MARVIN LEON PELSTON, 69, Austin, died Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 2:30 pm at his residence.
He was born April 22, 1948 in Adair County, KY, he was the son of the late Virgil Pelston and Edna Pelston. He was a member of the Jennings Township Conservation Club, Austin.
He married Judy (Stollings) Pelston, on May 29, 1968 who survives.
Survivors include his son, Marvin (Sonia) Pelston, Austin; a daughter, Misti (Ryan) Henderson, Scottsburg; brothers, Robert Paul Pelston, Austin and Jerry Pelston, Austin; sisters, Alice Campbell, Austin, Cecil Ferguson, Seymour, Connie Copto, Lakeland, Florida, Sharon Limon, Brownsville, Texas and Beverly Garza, San Antonio, Texas. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, Virgil Pelston, Cora Lee Kidd, Margaret Sue Dunn, Phillip Pelston, and Marion Keith Pelston.
Funeral Service will be at 2 pm Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, with Gary Baker officiating. Visitation will be 10 am to 2 pm Thursday at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin. Burial will be at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


JAMES ROGER SHERMAN, 81, Salem, died Monday, July 10, 2017 at 10:14 am, in the Schneck Medical Center at Seymour.
Born September 17, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, he was the son of the late Justin Elmer Sherman and Ruth Marie (Powell) Sherman. He was a retired Steam Fitter with Union Local #250 for 25 years and drove a truck for 10 years for Schaffer Trucking Company after he retired. He served during the Korean War as a Specialist 3rd Class in the U.S. Army, had been a resident of Washington County for the past 11 years, formerly of Anaheim, California, was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Long Beach, California.
He married July 3, 1961 to Charlotte Louise (Spicer) Sherman, who survives. Also surviving are four sons, James Roger Sherman Jr., Fountain Valley, California, John Robert Sherman, Salem, Jeffery Randall Sherman, Anaheim, California and Jerrold Ray Sherman, Salem; Daughter: Darlene Wyrzykoeski, Loda, California; 4 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 3 brothers and 1 sister.
The services will be private. Arrangements by Dawalt Funeral Home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society C/O Jeanette Nolan 945 North Rush Creek Road Salem, Indiana 47167.


JUDY WALKER, 79, Louisville, died July 8, 2017.
She retired from Mutual Manufacturing after 20 years of service, was a member of the Red Hat Society, a former member of Wildwood Country Club and a Silver Creek High School Alumni. She was also a member of Memphis Christian Church and attended Southeast Christian Church.
She was born on June 17, 1938 in Memphis, to the late Charles and Julia (Mayfield) Bottorff. She was also preceded in death by her sister Janet Davis, step-daughter Sharon Marie Hubbard and nephews Steve and Brad Davis.
She is survived by her husband, William Walker,Sr.; sons, John “Chuck” Charles Bierbaum (Misty), Christopher “Chris” Martin Bierbaum (Tammy), step-children William Walker Jr., Sandra Kay Loveless; grandchildren, Britney Nicole Mizerak (Teddy), Charles “Chas” Andrew Bierbaum (Rebekah), Rachel Fisher (Tyler) and great-grandson Vincent James Fisher. She is also survived by her sister, Marcella “Chic” McQilliams (Pat), nieces Julie Hinton, Kim McQuilliams, Kelly McQuilliams, and nephews, Brent (Janie) and Tom Davis.
A service will be held for Judy at Southeast Christian Church (Blankenbaker Campus) at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Koman Foundation.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.NewcomerKentuckiana.com.


DEWIGHT DOUGLAS BLANTON, 54, Lexington, died Monday, July 10, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd Hospital in New Albany.
He was born on April 3, 1963 in Jeffersonville, the son of Randall L. Blanton and Bessie A. (Hardin) Davidson. He graduated from Scottsburg High School in 1981. He was a set crew employee for Fewell Monument Company in Scottsburg, where he worked for the last four years. Prior to working at Fewell's, he worked for 17 years in the Case Treat Department at the old Freudenberg NOK and also for the old Coca Cola Plant in Scottsburg until it closed. He currently holds the State Record for Indiana's Largest Watermelon at 232 lbs.
He was preceded in death by by his father, Randall L. Blanton and brother, Donald Blanton.
Survivors include his son, Chris Blanton of Austin; mother and stepfather, Bessie and Virgil Davidson of Scottsburg; a sister, Dana Boswell and her husband Corey of Scottsburg; a brother, Donavon Blanton of Seymour; several nieces and nephews and five great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral Service will be at 11 am Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Collins Funeral Home with Pastor Randy King officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Friday and after 10 am Saturday. Interment will be in Lexington Cemetery in Lexington.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the family c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences may be made at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


SAM E. DEATON, 74, Scottsburg, died Tuesday, July 11, 2017 from injuries he suffered in an automobile accident near Salem.
He was born on August 31, 1942 in Breathitt County, Kentucky, the son of the late John and Beulah Deaton. He was a retired machine operator for Cummins Engine Company in Columbus, for 40 years, retiring in 2003 and was also a farmer. He graduated from Salem High School in 1961 and was a member and Elder of the Little York Christian Church. He was also the Secretary for the Elk Creek Conservancy and a member of the Little York, Gibson Township Volunteer Fire Department.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Johnny Deaton.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Malvina M. (Cox) Deaton; a son, Eddie and his wife Shelley Deaton of Scottsburg; a daughter, Connie Jean and her husband Mark Brewer of Scottsburg; three brothers, Walter and his wife Sue Deaton, Bill Deaton and Ronnie Deaton all of Scottsburg; two sisters, Ruth Mallory of Scottsburg and Malvery and her husband Ron McKim of New Albany; five grandchildren, Emily Gilles (Scott), Megan Hurst (Scotty), Courtney Brewer, Mallery Haendiges (Trey) and Brant Deaton and four great-grandchildren, Samuel, Stella, Sophie and Norah.
Funeral Service will be at 1 pm Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Collins Funeral Home with Marc Carr officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Saturday and after 11 am Sunday. Interment will be in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Little York Scholarship Fund through the Washington County Community Foundation c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


LORETTA FAYE JOSEPH (JENT) DOANE, 66, died Sunday, July 9, 2017 at Norton’s Hospital in Louisville.
She was born in Kodak, Kentucky to Emma (Lewis) Jent and the late Herbert Jent. She was a Roman Catholic and a member of St. Martin’s Church in Louisville, where she was a choir and schola member for 13 years. She was the first president of Right to Life of Scott County.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Franklin Joseph Doane.
She is survived by five daughters, Dawn Anita, Amy Rebecca, Rachel Elizabeth and Maria Gabbriella Doane and Jennifer Anderson (Jason); three sons, Daniel Todd (Rose), Matthew Kenneth (Robin) and Charles Bryan Doane and thirteen grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings, Debra, Herbert, Jr., Angela, Tina and the late Pamela Ann and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, 639 South Shelby Street at Grey Street, with interment at Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.
Arrangements are under the direction of Bosse Funeral Home.


RAY H. ZOLLMAN, 86, Scottsburg, died Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville.
He was born on August 10, 1930 in Scottsburg, the son of the late Hayden Zollman Sr. and Ruth (Fitch) Zollman-Ross. He was the former manager of the old Western Auto Store in Scottsburg. He was also the former owner and operator of the old Gambles Store in Scottsburg. After closing Gambles, he worked for Gibson Heating and Air Conditioning Company. He served eight years as a Scottsburg City Councilman and was currently serving on the Scottsburg Board of Works and has been the last 8 years. He was a member of the First Christian Church, the Scott County Democrat Club, former Precinct Committeeman for Vienna 4 and a member of the Fraternal Order of Police Amick-Baker-Kellems Lodge # 156.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Hayden Zollman, Jr. and his twin, Roy Zollman and a brother-in-law, Ezra Daniel.
Survivors include two sons, Danny Zollman and his wife DeeDee and Rick Zollman and his wife Jeneice all of Scottsburg; two sisters, Virginia Daniel and Wilma Jean Abbott and her husband Donnie all of Scottsburg; three granddaughters, Karen Hall and husband Brandon, Jill Wagler and husband Josh and Lauren Zollman and one great-granddaughter, Karli Hall.
Cremation services were entrusted to Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Graveside Services will be held at 11 am on Monday, July 17, 2017 at Scottsburg Cemetery with Phil LaMaster officiating.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Scott County Community Foundation for the benefit of Scottsburg City Parks c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences can be made at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


JUDY LEE MARCELLE LUNSFORD, 53, Lexington, died on Thursday, July 13, 2017, at her residence in Lexington.
She was born May 3, 1964 in Jefferson County, the daughter of David and Shirley Jones Marcelle. She was raised in Jefferson County. She had helped area farmers and worked at Krogers and had last worked at the Holiday Inn Express. She was a member of the Open Door Baptist Church in Deputy.
She is survived by her husband, Benjamin "Ben" Franklin Lunsford of Lexington; her mother, Shirley Jones Marcelle of Lexington; her sons, Justin Austin and his fiancée, Heather Hale; Derek Austin and his companion, Meagin McFall; Mickey Goins of Lexington; Joseph Goins; Jacob Goins all of Lexington; her daughter, Kayla Davis of Lexington; her sons, Robbie Madden and his wife, Mary of Lexington, Kentucky, Douglas Bump of Harrodsburg, Kentucky; her step-daughter, Crystal Bugg and her husband, Todd of Harrodsburg, Kentucky; her grandchildren, Joseph Lee Goins, Jacob Paul Benton Goins, Karma Raylee Austin, Nicholas Percy Leander Austin, David Ryan Paul Austin, Zayden Copeland, Franklin Allen James Austin; her sisters, Faith Austin and her husband, David of Lexington, Ruth Madden and her husband, Jim of Hanover; her brothers, David Marcelle and his wife, Lisa of Madison, Gilbert Marcelle of Palmyra; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her father and her son, Nicholas "Nick" David Austin.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, July 15, 2017, at 6 pm, by Pastor Brad Enevoldsen at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Interment will be at a later date in the Kent Cemetery in Kent. Friends may call Saturday from 4-6 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Judy Lunsford Memorial Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Madison.


WILLIAM “BILLY” ACE BLOOMFIELD, 49, Salem, died Wednesday, July 5, 2017 in Louisville.
He was born August 16, 1967 in California the son of William Bloomfield and Paulina Horton. He was a welder for 27 plus years for Advance Fabricators in Jeffersonville. He was a member of Beech Grove Christian Church.
He is survived by one son, Cody Bloomfield of Martinsville; two step-sons, Blair Slaughter of Jeffersonville and Chris Slaughter of New Albany; three step-daughters, Amanda Wise of LaGrange, Kentucky, Danielle Slaughter and Sarah Slaughter both of Salem; his mother, Paulina Horton of Colorado; four brothers, David Bloomfield of California, Vernon Bloomfield and Bryon Bloomfield both of Colorado and Paul Horton of Colorado; three grandchildren, Kirsten, Kimeri and Eva Jean Bloomfield and eight step-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, William Bloomfield.
Cremation was chosen.


MARK ANTHONY TULLY, 57, Charlestown, died Wednesday June 21, 2017 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
He was born on January 7, 1960 in Jeffersonville to Herman and Allene Butler Tully. He served his country by spending four years as a member of the US Marines and 16 years in the Indiana National Guard.
He is survived by his mother, Allene Tully of Charlestown; brother, Mike Tully of Charlestown; sisters, Linda Faye Crone of Lexington and Lisa Ann Tully of Boulder, CO; niece and nephews, Tiffany Tully, Joshua Crone, Nicholas Tully and Travis Crone.
Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 1 pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Visitation will begin after 12pm on Sunday till time of the service.
Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown is handling the arrangements.


DAVID WAYNE KNIES, 66, Charlestown, died Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at his home.
He was born on September 17, 1950 to Lawrence M. and Mary Elizabeth (Bell) Knies in Huntingburg. He was a 1968 graduate of Charlestown High School, and was also a 1972 Purdue University graduate with distinction. He was a retired Industrial Arts Teacher at Silver Creek Junior High where he taught for 42 years. He was the president of the West Clark Teachers Union, and a recipient of the Indiana State Teachers Association Pacesetter Award in 1998 as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016. He was a member of the St. John Paul II Parish in Sellersburg.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Janet Knies, and a sister Doris Knies.
Survivors include his sister, Linda Knies of Charlestown; step-children, Suzie Vanhoy (Andy) of Cincinnati, OH, Tom Seebold (Carrie) of Louisville, and John Seebold (Corinne) of Jeffersonville; grandchildren, Jarod Thompson, Hunter Seebold, Gavin Seebold, and Grant Seebold; and his close companion.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday at 10 am at St. John Paul II Parish-St. Paul Chapel in Sellersburg, with burial to follow in Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday from 12-8 pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown and again on Monday beginning at 9 am.


KEVIN CONRAD, 50, Corydon, died July 15, 2017 at U of L Hospital in Louisville.
He was born October 21, 1966 in Georgetown, to Robert and Shirley Conrad. He worked for Seven Counties/Center Stone as a crisis counselor for over 23 years.
He is preceded in death by his father, Robert Conrad.
He is survived by two daughters, Nicole and Jessica Conrad, a sister, Deborah (Rick) Garrett, and his mother, Shirley Conrad.
Funeral services will be held at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 11 a.m. Visitation will be at Love Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from 2-8 p.m. and on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 9 a.m. until time of service. Burial will follow in Wolfe Cemetery in Georgetown.


BARRY ARTHUR CLEMENTS, 57, Hardinsburg, died Thursday, July 13, 2017.
He was born on November 2, 1959 in Salem, IN to the late Ronald “Ronny” and Marcella (Ward) Clements. He was a member of the Hardinsburg Volunteer Fire Department and Posey Township Fire Rescue for 41 years. He was co-owner of Ronny’s Service/Clements Propane in Hardinsburg where he was a certified ASE mechanic and co-owner of Front Porch Homes. Within the West Washington School Corporation, he was a Title 1 Coordinator, Teacher, Bus Driver, Driver’s Ed. Instructor, and Coach for the West Washington girls' basketball and golf teams. He was the President of the Hardinsburg Town Board and a member of the Campbellsburg Christian Church.
He is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Nannette K. (Loos) Clements; his children, Tyler (Allison), Jordon (Whitley), and Brandon Clements; sister, Rhonda Iglesias (Walter); granddaughter, Kylie; sister-in-law, Cindy Wineinger, and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 4-8 PM on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at the West Washington High School Gymnasium (8028 W. Batt Rd. Campbellsburg, IN 47108) and will continue from 10 AM to 1 PM on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. His Funeral Service will take place at 1:00 PM at WWHS with burial to follow at Hardinsburg Cemetery.
The family requests that contributions in Barry’s memory may be made to the family in care of Nannette (P.O. Box 126 Campbellsburg, IN 47108).


NORMA JEAN INGRAM, 90, Salem, died Saturday, July 15, 2017, in Salem Crossing.
Born April 19, 1927 in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Opal Ray and Carrie Marquerite (Pennington) Chastain. She was a former employee of the old Traveler Radio Corporation in Orleans, was a member of the Walnut Grove Christian Church and had been a life resident of Washington County. She married on July 2, 1949 to Donald E. Ingram, who died January 17, 2016.
Survivors include two sons, Roger K. (Elizabeth) Ingram, Mitchell and Larry D. (Janis) Ingram, Salem; one sister, Ilene Bowman, Godfrey, Illinois; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by one grandson.
Funeral Service will be at 11 am Tuesday at Dawalt Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 9 am until the time of the service on Tuesday. Interment will be at Crown Hill Cemetery.


ELI “SAMMY” DEATON, 78, Crothersville, died Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Seymour Crossing in Seymour.
Born September 7, 1938 in Perry County, KY, the son of Estill and Mary (Brewer) Deaton. On February 12, 1979 in Seymour, he married Phyllis (Jaynes) Deaton who survives in Crothersville. He retired from the Panasote and was a member of Victory Tabernacle Church in Uniontown. He was well known for singing in the gospel band “Sons of Faith.” He played several different instruments and recorded an album, “Shine Down.”
Other survivors include a son, Ervin Wayne Deaton of Crothersville; step-daughter, Cheryl (Dave) Helton of Seymour; granddaughter, Katelin Deaton and Kaylee Deaton, both of Kurtz, IN; step-grandchildren, Rhonda Gibson of Sellersburg, Ryan Wilbur serving in the United States Navy in Japan, Shawna Coomer of Austin and Amber Wilbur of Seymour; sisters, Anna Mae Deaton of Retreat, IN, brothers, Bill (Jessie) Deaton of Uniontown, IN, Chester Deaton of Reddington, IN, Jerry (Clara) Deaton of Bedford.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Leonard & Earl Deaton; sister, Hazel Prewitt, and stepson, Greg Wilbur.
Pastor Kelly Reed will conduct funeral services at 11 AM on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at Adams Family Funeral Home in Crothersville with burial to follow at Uniontown Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, July 17, 2017 from 4-8 PM and after 10 AM on Tuesday at the funeral home.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy be given to American Cancer Society to c/o Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 110 East Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229.
Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.


CHARLES DEWEY JONES, 68, Charlestown, died Friday July 14, 2017 at his home.
He was born on June 16, 1949 in Jeffersonville, the son of Buford and Irma Moore Jones. He was a retired sprayer for Kitchen Kompact in Jeffersonville, an honorably discharged army veteran of the Vietnam War, a member of the American Legion Post 335 and a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Dennis Jones and brother in law Stephen Graebe.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Combs Jones; daughter, Jennifer Lee Horton (Larry) of Nabb; son, Jamie D. Jones of Sellersburg; father, Buford Jones and mother Irma Smith both of Charlestown; brothers, Ronnie Jones (Retha) and Donnie Jones (Regina) both of Charlestown; sisters, Dedra Graebe of Charlestown and Janice Raney (Terry) of Marysville; grandchildren, Garrett, Gracie and MacKenzie Krouse, Drew Jones and Brandon Horton.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Tuesday July 18, 2017 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Hibernia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12 pm to 8 pm on Monday and after 9 am on Tuesday.


JASON LEE LAWSON, 30, Floyds Knobs, died July 12, 2017 in Louisville.
He was born on September 6, 1986 in New Albany, to Denise Lawson.
He is survived his daughter, Madisyn; his mother, Denise Lawson; Madisyn’s mother, Karla Barber and two aunts, Karen Whitaker and Teresa Banet.
He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Earlene Catherine “Nana” Lawson.
Direct cremation has been chosen by the family.
Love Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


DAVID WAYNE KNIES, 66, Charlestown, died Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at his home.
He was born on September 17, 1950 to Lawrence M. and Mary Elizabeth (Bell) Knies in Huntingburg. He was a 1968 graduate of Charlestown High School and was also a 1972 Purdue University graduate with distinction. He was a retired Industrial Arts Teacher at Silver Creek Junior High where he taught for 42 years. He was the president of the West Clark Teachers Union, and a recipient of the Indiana State Teachers Association Pacesetter Award in 1998 as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016. He was a member of the St. John Paul II Parish in Sellersburg.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Janet Knies, and a sister Doris Knies.
Survivors include his sister, Linda Knies of Charlestown; step-children, Suzie Vanhoy (Andy) of Cincinnati, OH, Tom Seebold (Carrie) of Louisville, and John Seebold (Corinne) of Jeffersonville; grandchildren, Jarod Thompson, Hunter Seebold, Gavin Seebold, and Grant Seebold; and his close companion.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday at 10 am at St. John Paul II Parish-St. Paul Chapel in Sellersburg, with burial to follow in Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday from 12-8 pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown and again on Monday beginning at 9:00 am.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the West Clark Teachers Association Scholarship Fund or the American Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be made at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.


CHRISTINA DAWN (PREBLE) HARVEY, 51, Charlestown, formerly of Scottsburg, died Thursday, July 13, 2017, in Louisville, due to an automobile accident.
She was born on May 31, 1966, in Jeffersonville, the daughter of Donald H. Preble and Audrey (Collins) Preble.She was a Social Studies Teacher at Charlestown Middle School for the last 15 years. Prior to Charlestown Middle, she served as a teacher for West Washington School Corporation. She graduated from Scottsburg High School in 1984. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Indiana University Southeast, and a Master’s Degree from Indiana Wesleyan College. She was raised as a member of Zoah Christian Church in Scottsburg, and more recently attended Eastside Christian Church in Jeffersonville.
Survivors include her husband, Danny, and daughter, Lily; two ste-psons, Jason Harvey (wife Jordan), and James Harvey; a stepdaughter, Jennifer Ables; her parents, Don and Audrey Preble; two sisters, Angie Shuler (husband Anthony), and Stephanie Preble; mother-in-law, Rosetta Harvey; two grandchildren, Lucas and Ailey Ables; three nieces, Katy and Abby Shuler, and Justine Keys (husband Josh); a nephew, Felix Lewis; two great-nieces, Juliana and Joelle and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral service will take place Monday, July 17, at 2 p.m., at Zoah Christian Church, 700 N. Zoah Road, Scottsburg, with Brent Calloway officiating. Visitation is Sunday, July 16, from 4-8 p.m., at Collins Funeral Home; and on Monday after 11 a.m. at Zoah Christian Church. Interment will be in Zoah Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Christina Preble Harvey Scholarship Fund (to benefit Charlestown High School graduates), c/o Collins Funeral Home, 465 W. McClain Ave., Scottsburg, Indiana, 47170.
Online condolences can be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


JOYCE MORGAN RANKIN, died July 14, 2017 on her 66th birthday.
She was retired from The Greater Clark School Corporation, Parkwood Elementary School and a member of the 1971 class of Charlestown High School.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Fred Rankin; daughter, Kimblerlin Smith Keith; granddaughters, Destiny Keith, Journey Keith; grandson, Waylin Keith; step-children, Michael Rankin, Freddie Rankin Jr., Debbie Rankin, Tabatha Frank, Bryan Rankin (Mary), and Betty Rankin; 7 grandchildren: a sister, Brenda Morgan Johnston and a brother, Dwight Morgan (Patty).
She was preceded in death by her twin sister Lois at birth; her mother, Opal Morgan Newsom; and her father, Oscar Morgan.
Her funeral will be held at 9 AM on Wednesday July 19, with visitation from 6-8 pm on Tuesday, July 18.
Arrangements are under the direction of Legacy Funeral Center, 921 Main Street, Jeffersonville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity.
Please visit www.legacyindiana.com for online condolences.


JESSE P. BROWN, 91, Salem, died Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Salem Crossing.
He was born April 3, 1926 in Washington County, the son of Pete Brown Sr. and Edith Edna Hall Brown. He was a farmer. He was a member of South Liberty Church of Christ and a founding member of Blue River Coon Hunters Club. He was also a World War II Army veteran. He played the fiddle with various other musicians around Washington County.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances L. Miller Brown on August 7, 2012.
He was also preceded in death by brothers, Merle C. Brown, Oren F. Brown, Arnold Brown, Pete D. Brown, Robert J. Brown and Albert Lamb; sisters, Ruth McKinley and Grace Maudlin and his parents.
He is survived by three sons, Danny Brown (Judy), Mike Brown (Sharon) and Steve Brown (Brenda) all of Salem; a brother, Elmo Brown of Salem; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11:00AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Olive Branch Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-8PM and Wednesday from 9AM-time of service.


NORMA JEAN INGRAM, 90, Salem, died Saturday, July 15, 2017, in Salem Crossing.
Born April 19, 1927 in Salem, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late Opal Ray and Carrie Marquerite (Pennington) Chastain. She was a former employee of the old Traveler Radio Corporation in Orleans, was a member of the Walnut Grove Christian Church and had been a life resident of Washington County. She married on July 2, 1949 to Donald E. Ingram, who died January 17, 2016.
Survivors include two sons, Roger K. (Elizabeth) Ingram, Mitchell and Larry D. (Janis) Ingram, Salem; one Sister, Ilene Bowman, Godfrey, Illinois; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by one grandson.
Funeral Service will be at 11 am Tuesday at Dawalt Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 9 am until the time of the service on Tuesday. Interment will be at Crown Hill Cemetery.


MARJORIE A. MOORE, 79, Booneville, Kentucky, died Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Hazard ARH Hospital. She had been battling a long illness.
She was born on March 7, 1938 to the late Ed and Fannie Mae Riley, in Owsley County, Kentucky.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman R. Moore; her son, Darrell Moore; her daughter, Brenda Lee Prince; her brothers, Ed J. Riley, Ollie J. Riley and Ernie H. Riley and her, sister Patsy R. Riley.
She is survived by her son Herman J.R. Moore; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; her sister, Geraldine Hudgins,and her companion Bill Hall.
Her services were held at Searcy & Strong Funeral Home in Booneville, Kentucky. Her final resting place is Wesley Chapel Cemetery.

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