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Obituaries July 26, 2017 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 24 July 2017 00:00

JOE WELLS, 73
LORETTA DEAN SMITH, 73
CHESTER HERBERT MEEKS, JR., 84
JAMES EDWARD ROLL, 82
THOMAS LEE MIDDLETON, 78
KATHERINE M. KRAUS,73
ARMELLA MARIA ELDER, 58
MARTHA ELIZABETH KEMP, 90
ROSILDA "ROSE" M. BOURASSA MIKESELL, 78
ROBIN E. PREWITT, 56
DONNIE LEE SANDERS, 80
JAMES LOUIS FENWICK, 62
PATRICK FINN EHLERS
GABRIEL THOMAS JOE SIZEMORE, 2 months
EVA BRYANT, 87
STEVE LLOYD, 60
ROBERT L. PERSINGER, 96
JANET SUE (CRONE) CRAWFORD, 64
CHARLES M. "CHARLIE" RICHEY, 81
ALMA LOUISE HALL, 93
GEORGE LEWIS FLETCHER, 86

JOE WELLS, 73, died July 14, 2017.
He grew up in Clarksville and enlisted in the Navy for four years after graduating from Clarksville High School. He worked in outside sales and deliveries most of his life, retiring from Ferrellgas. He was a member of Southern Hills Church in Salem.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda (House); son, Steven (Jennifer) Wells; daughters, Leslie Stewart, Lissa Caldwell, and grandchildren, Noah Stewart, Spencer and Keaton Wells, and Riley Caldwell; sister, Beverly (Bob) Eason; brothers, David (Karla) Wells, Ronald (Marianne) Wells and Donald (Sherry Fowler) Wells.
Visitation will be held Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Southern Hills Church with a service to immediately follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Crusade for Children 520 West Chestnut St., Louisville, KY 40202 or Southern Hills Church 1645 IN-135 Salem, IN 47167.

 


LORETTA DEAN SMITH, 73, Charlestown, died Sunday July 16, 2017 at Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville.
She was born on March 14, 1944 in Otisco, to Ernest and Nellie Early Dean. She was a former cake decorator and caterer, a former employee of Greater Clark County Schools Corporation and member of the Community Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Sherrill Smith; sisters, Norma Cole, Madeline Yates and Wanda Arbuckle; brothers, Ernest Dean Jr., Ralph Dean and Jimmy Dean.
Survivors include her sons, Tracy Smith (Rachel) of Marysville and Sherrill Smith (Starr) of Pinellas Park, FL; brothers, Denny Dean (Jean) of Kokomo and Steve Dean (Brenda) of Charlestown; sisters, Judy Wells of New Washington, Geri Dean Heal (John) of Charlestown and Carol Dean Graves (Terry) of Nabb; grandchildren, Brittany Smith, Bradley Smith, Courtney Smith and Levi Smith; great-grandchildren Colten Smith, Barrett Smith and Hayden Fust and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Thursday July 20, 2017 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Barnes Cemetery in Nabb. Visitation will be from 2-8 pm on Wednesday and after 9 am on Thursday.


CHESTER HERBERT MEEKS, JR., 84, Scottsburg, died Friday, July 14, 2017 at Hampton Oaks Health Campus in Scottsburg.
He was born February 9, 1933 in Bowling Green, Kentucky, the son of the late Chester H. Meeks Sr. and Lucille (Scruggs) Meeks. He was a retired Heavy Machine Operator, a member of the V.F.W. Post #6582, Austin and American Legion Scott Post # 234 Scottsburg. He served our country in the Korean War as a Sargeant in the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his daughters, Deborah (Keith) Bequeret, Austin; Karen (Kevin) McCaffery, Bloomington; a son, Martin E. (Sara) Meeks, Orangeburg, South Carolina; brothers, Lloyd W. and (companion Donna ) Meeks, Scottsburg, Delbert and (companion Ann) Meeks, Scottsburg; sister, Mary (Bobby) Mann, Bowling Green, Kentucky, Wanda Stidham, Smiths Grove, Kentucky, Velma (Delmar) Coomer, Scottsburg, Barbara (Howard) Malcomb, North Vernon. He is also survived by six grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Melvin R. Meeks; Brothers: Joseph W. Meeks, Elvis R. Meeks, Virgil R. Meeks, and Thomas E. Meeks; a grandson, Kevin S. Bequeret and brother-in-laws, James Stidham and Bill Hall.
Funeral Service will be at at 2 pm Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, Indiana with Pastor Dave Huey officiating. Visitation will be 1 to 2 PM Tuesday at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin. Burial will be at Scaffold Lick Cemetery in Scottsburg, with Full Military Rites by American Legion Scott Post #234.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


JAMES EDWARD ROLL, 82, Hardinsburg, died July 17, 2017 at Paoli Health and Living in Paoli.
He was born on October 13, 1934 in Fredericksburg, to Carl and Bessie Roll. He married Barbara Garrison on June 14, 1953. They have celebrated 64 years of marriage. He was a farmer and a former employee of Porter Paints. He was a handyman.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Bessie Roll; six brothers, and three sisters.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara, his children, Vicky (Denny) Griffitts, Steve Roll, Sheryl (Dave) Shaffer, and Stacey Roll; four grandchildren, Julie Hampton, Michelle Griffitts, Denny Griffitts, and Arricka Stone; nine great-grandchildren, Allyson, Cameron, Griffin, Tanner, Hattie, Lexi, Shelby, Niko, and Harper.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 21, 2017 at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra. Visitation will be Love Funeral Home on Thursday, July 20, 2017, from 4-8 p.m. and on Friday, July 21, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Kay’s Chapel Cemetery.


THOMAS LEE MIDDLETON, 78, died Monday, July 17, 2017 at his home in Otisco.
He was born on September 9, 1938 to the late Walter and Ethel Middleton in Dizney, Kentucky. He retired from the Army Ammunition Plant in Charlestown, where he worked as a pipe fitter. In his spare time he provided mechanic services from his garage located on Edgewood Drive.
He was preceded in death by his son, Trevor Middleton; his brothers, Alonzo, James, Shirley and Parnell Middleton, his sisters, Asizlee Hislip, Louise Stanley, and Beatrice Middleton.
Survivors include his loving wife Carol Middleton of Otisco; daughters, Teresa Scott (Keith Baird) of Charlestown, Twana Middleton of Otisco, his son, Thomas “Buddy” Middleton of Charlestown, his brothers, Billy Ray Middleton of East Tennessee; his sisters, Doris Sindelar of Charlestown, and Freda Middleton of Lexington; grandchildren, Marlena, Samantha, Jeremy and Tommy. He also leaves behind four great-grandchildren, Christopher, Michael, Morgan and Ryan.
Funeral Services will be held at 1 P.M. on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg with interment to follow at Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday from 12 Noon until 8 P.M. and on Saturday from 11:00 A.M. until the time of the service at the funeral home.


KATHERINE M. KRAUS,73, died Saturday July 15, 2017 at her home.
She is survived by her daughter Pamela Gaddie (husband Richard), brothers John Nutter (wife Janice) and Cree Nutter III (wife Becky); and four grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, John T. Kraus; son, William Kraus; father, Cree Nutter II; mother, Emily Nutter (Tuell).
Visitation will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon at the funeral home.
Memorial service will be held Saturday July 22, 2017 at E.M. Coots’ Sons Funeral Home at noon with private burial to follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana or The Church of Christ Scientist of New Albany.


ARMELLA MARIA ELDER, 58, Salem, died Monday, July 17, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital in Salem.
She was born November 14, 1958 the daughter of James E. Reading and Frances Violet Foley Reading. She was a homemaker and a member of House of Prayer in Jamestown, Tennessee.
She is survived by her husband, Bob Elder. They were married May 31, 1980; a son, Wayne Elder of Anderson; two daughters, Frances Nicole Elder Land of Salem and Lisa Elder Voyles (Jeff) of Salem; three brothers, Earnest Reading (Pat), Melvin Reading (Karen), and Frank Reading (Michele) all of Shepherdsville, Kentucky; a sister, Darline Quartermouse (Coleman) of Shepherdsville, Kentucky; two grandchildren, Matthew R. Land and Michael P. Land.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James Ernest Reading and Frances Violet Grimes.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 PM at Weathers Funeral Home. Cremation will follow.
Visitation will be Thursday from 10 AM until time of service.


MARTHA ELIZABETH KEMP, 90, Salem, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Salem Crossing.
She was born May 23, 1927 in Hyden, Kentucky the daughter of Lilburn W. and Sophia Begley Woods. She was the former owner/manager of three Tasty Freeze Restaurants, one in Charlestown and two in Kentucky. On August 6, 1949 she married Merrill J. Kemp and he survives.
She is also survived by three daughters, Clara Thomas and Linda L. Kemp both of Louisville and Brenda S. Kemp of Shelbyville, Kentucky; a brother, Charles David Woods of Little Rock, Arkansas; 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Merrill J. Kemp, Jr.; three brothers, Isaac Woods, Lilburn Woods, Jr. and Alexander Woods, and three sisters, Francis P. Woods, Delana Bills and Betty Jean Renaker and her parents.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 10:30 AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 2-4 PM and Monday from 9 AM until time of service.


ROSILDA "ROSE" M. BOURASSA MIKESELL, 78, Madison, died on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at the King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison.
She was born on April 19, 1939 in Fall River, Massachusetts, the daughter of Joseph and Marilda St. Lawrence Bourassa, both of whom preceded her in death. She worked in food prep for twenty years at the Kentucky Fried Chicken in Madison.
She is survived by her husband of nearly 58 years, Donald R. Mikesell, Sr. of Madison; her sons, Donald R. Mikesell, Jr. and his wife Joan of Madison, Roland Mikesell of Madison, Lawrence Mikesell and his wife, Kellie of Madison, Marc Mikesell and his wife Tiffany of Elkhart, Glenn Mikesell of Commiskey; her loving daughters, Theresa Jines and her husband Michael of Dupont, Debra Sowers and her husband Tony of Madison; her grandchildren, Michael, Donald, Jamie, Savannah, Harlan, Heather, Justin, Timothy, Lawrence, Jr., Austin, Casey, Ryan, Sydney, Marc, Jr., Breanna, Rosalyn, Joseph and Jordan; her great-grandchildren, Kaelan, Ryan, Ethan, Uriah, Garbrielle, Isabella, Brittany, Donovan, Danny, Jr., Stacie, Tyler, Karma, Waylon, Bryer, and Braxton; her great-great-grandchildren, Leland and Noah; her brother, Adrien Bourassa of Fall River, Massachusetts; her sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Lora & Dee Gayle of Commiskey, Lillie & Tommy Wingham of Madison and Gerald "Buddy" & Clara Mikesell of Commiskey; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her father, Joseph Bourassa; her mother, Marilda St. Lawrence Bourassa, her brothers, Joseph, Jr. and Henry Bourassa, her sister, Eva Gibson and her granddaughter, Meaghan Mikesell.
Funeral Mass will be Celebrated on Monday, July 24, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 413 East Second Street in downtown Madison. Interment will follow in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1415 North Gate Road in Madison. Friends may call Sunday from 4-8 p.m. and Monday from 9-10:30 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
The Rosary will be prayed on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Prince of Peace Catholic Church.


ROBIN E. PREWITT, 56, Scottsburg, died Tuesday, July 18, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.
She was born on October 20, 1960 in Madison, the daughter of the late James H. Thomas and Mae Evlin (Overton) Thomas, who survives. She was an employee of Genpak in Scottsburg, for about 19 years and a medical assistant for Benjamin V. Roberto, MD for several years. She was a resident of Scott County for most of her life, a member of the Scaffold Lick Baptist Church, a member of the Scott County Moose Lodge Family Center 2324, Women of the Moose obtaining the highest honor, the Senior Regent Degree.
She was married on Aug. 16, 2000 to Doug Prewitt, who survives. Other Survivors include two daughters, Kalee Alberring of Seymour, Kara and husband Lucas Wehmiller of Dudleytown, Indiana; a son, J.D. and wife Brittany Prewitt of New Albany; her mother, Ann Thomas of Scottsburg; three sisters, Linda and husband Marvin Richey; Peggy and husband Frank Mays and Nancy Thomas, all of Scottsburg; two brothers, Larry and wife Lisa Thomas and Bobby and wife Margie Thomas, both of Scottsburg; two granddaughters, Asher and Parker Prewitt, both of New Albany.
She was preceded in death by her father, James H. Thomas on April 4, 2013.
Funeral Service will be at 11 am Saturday at Collins Funeral Home with Rev. David Culley officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Friday and after 9 am Saturday at Collins Funeral Home. Interment will be at Emmanuel Baptist Cemetery near Blocher.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Children of Mooseheart c/o Collins Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at collinsfuneralhome.net


DONNIE LEE SANDERS, 80, Scottsburg, died Tuesday, July 18, 2017 in Louisville.
He was born on November 7, 1936 in Campbellsville, Kentucky, the son of the late Elijah Thomas and Daisy Lorine (Barnett ) Sanders. He was a Miscellaneous Machine Operator for Cummins Engine Company in Columbus, Indiana retiring after 25 years and a US Army Veteran. He lived most of his life in Scott County, was a member of the Scottsburg Church of Christ and a member of the Diesel Workers Union. He was married on September 22, 1957 to Thelma Ilene (Hawkins) Sanders, who died Feb. 28, 2009.
Survivors include three daughters, Lura Hampton and companion David Arthur, Julia and husband Anthony Sanders-Legg and Michelle and husband Rush Sanders-Ralls, all of Scottsburg; a brother, Mitchell Wayne and wife Marie Jeffries of Commiskey; a sister, Valda Massey of Opelika, Alabama; a sister-in-law, Janice Sanders of Otisco; a grandson, Michael Hampton of Elizabethtown, Kentucky and a great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Hampton of Sellersburg.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and a brother, Tommy Sanders.
Funeral Service will be at 1 pm Friday at Collins Funeral Home with Chris Colson officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Thursday and after 9 am Friday at Collins Funeral Home. Interment at Scottsburg Cemetery in Scottsburg.
Memorials donations to the American Diabetes or the American Heart Associations c/o Collins.
Online condolences at collinsfuneralhome.net


JAMES LOUIS FENWICK, 62, Floyds Knobs, died Tuesday, July 18, 2017.
He was born on September 16, 1954 in New Albany, to the late Stanley “Pert” and Dorothy (Wieseka) Fenwick.
He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Jenny (McKnight) Fenwick; sons, James Fenwick, Bradley Fenwick; and step-son, Paul Wood (Bobbie).
Visitation will be from 2 PM to 8 PM on Friday, July 21, 2017, at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) and on Saturday after 9 AM.
His Funeral Service will take place at 11 AM on Saturday at the funeral home with burial to follow at Atkins Chapel Cemetery in Floyds Knobs.
Contributions in Jim’s memory may be made to Hosparus – the Community Hospice of Southern Indiana (502 Hausfeldt Lane, New Albany, IN 47150).
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.NewcomerKentuckiana.com.


PATRICK FINN EHLERS, was born stillborn on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at the King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison.
He was to be born on November 15, 2017 and was the loving son of Chad Joseph Ehlers and Lesley Anne Caswell.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brothers and sister, Eli Caswell, William Coe Rogers, Joseph Hunter Ehlers and Daisy Marie Ehlers; his maternal grandfather, Leslie Wayne Caswell, Jr. of Chelsea; his maternal grandmother, Ann Shelpman and her husband, Fred of Cross Plains, Indiana; his paternal grandparents, Nelson and Janet Ehlers of Hanover; his maternal grandma, Eve Dewey of Mountain Home, Arkansas; his aunts and uncles, Dustin Caswell, Cody Caswell, Britton Shelpman, Jessica Shelpman, Curtis Shelpman, Chris Ehlers and Jennifer Fournier; several cousins and other family members.
Private arrangements were provided by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
Memorial contributions may be made to Donor's Choice. Cards are available at the funeral home.


GABRIEL THOMAS JOE SIZEMORE, 2 months, Austin, died Sunday, July 16, 2017.
Born April 30, 2017 in Seymour, he was the son of Christopher Sizemore and Olivia Guffey.
Survivors include his parents, Christopher Sizemore, Austin and Olivia Guffey, Austin; sister, Allionna Guffey, Austin; grandparents, Melissa & Mike Organ-Morris, Seymour; Ellis & Amber Barnett, Austin; Larry & Sonja Sizemore, Austin; Rachel Eaton, Bedford and Brian Guffey, Brownstown; great-grandparents, Lisa & Jack Hensley, Seymour, Mary & Clifford Guffey, Brownstown and Mark Eaton Shoals.
Cremation was requested.
Memorial Service will be at a later date.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


IRVIN B. CASEY, JR., 62, Scottsburg, died Friday, July 7, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd Hospital in New Albany.
He was born on July 29, 1954 in Seymour, the son of the late Irvin B. Casey Sr. and Earlene Fern (Agee) Casey. He was a former employee of the Scott County Family YMCA in Scottsburg and also had worked at the Memphis Truck Stop. He graduated from Scottsburg High School in 1974, was a member of the Scottsburg Wesleyan Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a step-son, Tony Owens.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda Faye (McNear) Casey; three step-sons, John and Brian Owens both of Scottsburg and Mike Owens of Austin; a brother, Steve Casey of North Vernon; three sisters, Patty Gregory of Salem, Lisa Barrett of Austin and Anita Meek of North Vernon; a half-brother, Ronnie Agee of Colorado Springs, Colorado; eight grandchildren, Kristin, Brandon, Allie, Jaden, Toni, Payton, Kaylee and Breanna Owens and one great-grandson, Vincent.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the family c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Funeral Service was Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Collins Funeral Home with Bro. Paul Mills officiating. Interment followed in Scottsburg Cemetery.


EVA BRYANT, 87, Austin, died Thursday, July 20, 2017 at her son's residence in Columbus.
She was born on August 9, 1929 in Butterfly, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Curtis Baker and Effie (Fugate) Baker.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Theodore R. Bryant on June 21, 2002 and also her second husband, Orville Colwell. She was an employee of ITT Industries, where she worked for 26 years and then worked at Cummins for two years before retiring. She was a member of the Grace Covenant Church of God in Austin.
In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Geraldine Campbell and Nell Francis Harship; two brothers, G.C. and Junior Baker; and a grandchild, Justin Bryant.
Survivors include two sons, Ronald D. Bryant and his wife Marsha of Columbus and Rick Bryant and his wife Nancy of Scottsburg; a daughter, Patricia A. Caudell of Scottsburg; two brothers, Bert and Bill Baker both of Hazard, Kentucky; two sisters, Nancy Campbell of Austin and Christina Jent of Florence, Kentucky; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be at 2 pm Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Collins Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Gwaltney officiating. Visitation will be from 11 am to 2 pm Sunday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Interment will be in New Providence Cemetery near Austin.
Online condolences can be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


STEVE LLOYD, 60, Salem, died July 19, 2017 at his residence with family and friends at his bedside.
He was born on March 24, 1957 in Salem, to Robert & Edythe (Cash) Lloyd. After attending high school at Salem, he served in the United States Army before returning to Salem. He was an employee of O.P. Links & Child Craft for several years. On June 14, 2001 he married Teresa Barger Lloyd.
He is survived by his wife, Teresa Barger Lloyd; children, Ricky Lloyd and Amanda Hobson; brothers, Robert (Susan) Lloyd of Salem, Tim (Leann) Lloyd of Salem, & Jim Lloyd of Salem; sisters, Nancy (Bill) South of New ALbany, Linda (Eddie) Ireland of Florida, Tina (David) Divinny of Salem, & Tammie (Keith) Bierly of Salem; a mother-in-law, Mary Barger; and brother- and sister-in-laws, Philip and Cindy Young, Clyde and Sharon Stahl, & Mike & Jannetta Barger, as well as many nieces & nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert & Edythe (Cash) Lloyd; a son, Stevie Lloyd and step-son Joseph Hobson, as well as a sister, Dottie Gardner.
The funeral service will be at 11 AM Saturday at Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem. Viewing will be from 5-8 PM Friday, and Saturday from 10 AM until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Olive Branch Cemetery.
Online expressions may be left at www.hughestaylor.net.


ROBERT L. PERSINGER, 96, Salem, died Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Meadow View Health Care and Rehab.
He was born September 9, 1920 in Salem the son of Lewis and Anna Flynn Persinger. He was the owner and operator of Persinger Lawn and Garden. He was a member of Salem Assembly of God. He was a World War II Navy veteran and a member of VFW.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Roberts Persinger on June 29, 2008. He was also preceded in death by five sisters, Zella Cauble, Myrtle Baynes, Gertrude Barrett, Hallie Fultz and Margaret Alberdine and his parents.
He is survived by two sons, Robert Lynn Persinger and Joseph M. Persinger both of Salem; 10 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 AM at Salem Assembly of God. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be Monday from 4-8 PM at Salem Assembly of God and Tuesday from 9 AM until time of service at the church.


JANET SUE (CRONE) CRAWFORD, 64, New Salisbury, Friday, July 21, 2017 at University of Louisville Hospital.
She was born July 7, 1953, in Corydon, to Ray G. and Doris M. (Rowe) Crone. She was a graduate of Corydon Central High School, a member of the Central Barren United Methodist Church, and retired from Pillsbury in New Albany after 30 years of service.
Preceding her in death were her father, Ray G. Crone and sisters, Karen Payton and Cindy Mathes.
She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Maynard Crawford; sons, Jason Crawford (Sabrina), and Shane Crawford (Shannon); her mother, Doris Crone; three grandchildren, Colton and Tanner Crawford, and Kandice Dunn; brothers, Jimmy Crone (Betty) and Jerry Crone (Lori); sisters, Beverly Spaulding, Patty Emily, Kathy Hood, and Debbie Johnson (Fred).
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Love Funeral Home with burial to follow in Central Barren Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, July 24, 2017 from 2-8 p.m. and Tuesday, July 25, 2017 after 10 a.m. until the time of the service all at Love Funeral Home.


CHARLES M. "CHARLIE" RICHEY, 81, lifelong resident of Scottsburg, died Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, after a brief illness.
He was born on May 10, 1936 in Scottsburg, the son of the late Marshall V. and Margee (Watterson) Richey. He graduated from Scottsburg High School and then attended and graduated from Barber School in Louisville. He was married on Dec. 25, 1960 to Doris M. (Bowling) Richey, who survives. He was a self-employed Barber and owner of the old Richey's Barber Shop in Scottsburg for 41 years and a member of the old Redman Lodge.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Gary A. Richey.
Survivors in addition to his wife Doris, include a daughter, Lori A. and husband Steve Richie of Scottsburg; a son, Brian C. and wife Jamie Richey of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee; two sisters Dolores A. Blankenbaker of Scottsburg and Julie A. McDonald of Louisville; eight grandchildren, Stephanie, Christy, Lauren, Ashley, Lindsay, Sabryn, Marley and Teagan; eleven great grandchildren, Jared, Kendra, Alyssa, Victoria, Madalyn, Bryson, Madison, Hunter, Hannah, Myles and Sienna and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be at 1 pm Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Collins Funeral Home with Pastor David Carroll officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Monday and after 11 am Tuesday at Collins Funeral Home. Entombment will be in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Research Foundation c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences can be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


ALMA LOUISE HALL, 93, Henryville, died Monday, July 17, 2017. She was born on October 21, 1923 in Jeffersonville, to Aloysius Sylvester Turner and Frieda Dora (Rodewig) Turner, who have both preceded her in death. On April 25, 1942 in Jeffersonville, she married Marvin Morris Hall. He preceded her in death on May 26, 2003. She was a 1941 Jeffersonville High School graduate and a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Henryville. She was a homemaker, worked at National Distillers in Louisville, and along with her husband, Marvin, owned and operated, Walnut Hill Fishing Camp on Lake Cumberland. She is survived by her two children, Marvin Louis (Roberta) Hall of Underwood and Carole Louise Hall (Gordon) Williams, Highland, MD; five grandchildren, Tamara Yvette Williams of Laurel, MD, Joseph Marvin (Carrie) Williams of Laurel, MD, Rebecca Louise Hall (Rodney) Donaldson of Hebron, KY, Jacqueline Marie Hall (Sonny) Skinner of Northport, AL, and Kimberly Kay Hall (Danny) Young of Charlestown; six great-grandchildren, Audrey Louise Young (Tommy) Cassidy, Emily Christine Young, Hayden Charles Donaldson, Lucas Hall Skinner, Shepard Ian Williams, and Xander Nathen Williams. She was also preceded in death by her three brothers, Lawrence, Leonard, and Louis Turner. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with Father Harry Tully officiating, with visitation 1 hour prior to the mass at church. Visitation will be on Friday, July 28, 2017 from 4-8 PM where the Rosary will be recited at 7:30 PM at Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory-Henryville. Memorials may be made to the Todd Crawford Foundation to Cure Paralysis c/o Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 209 S Ferguson St, Henryville, IN 47229. Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.


GEORGE LEWIS FLETCHER, 86, died Friday July 21 at his home. He was born October 26, 1930 in Salem, the son of Floyd Milton Fletcher Sr. and Hazel Barnett Fletcher. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force after 23 years, having served during the Korea and Vietnam Wars. He was also a retired school bus driver, farmer, and preacher. He was a member of Salem (High Street) Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife, Betty Peden they were married May 24, 1951. He is also survived by a son, Bob “Handy Man” Fletcher of Salem; a daughter, DeAnn Johnston of Fredericksburg, Virginia; a brother, Homer Fletcher of Cupertino, California; a sister, Jewel Mason of Sterling, Virginia and two grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his brothers, Charles Fletcher and Floyd Fletcher Jr., and a sister, Mildred McMurtrey. The funeral service will be held Wednesday July 26, 2017 at 11 A.M. at the funeral home. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-8 P.M. and Wednesday at 9 AM until time of service. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors.

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