Obituaries August 9, 2017 PDF Print E-mail
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VERN O. PHELPS, 88, Deputy, died Saturday, July 29, 2017, at the Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was born July 23, 1929 in Elkader, Iowa, the son of the late Eben and Hattie A. Jones Phelps. He was inducted into the United States Army on January 15, 1951 in Des Moines, Iowa and rose to the rate of Private First Class serving during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged on October 15, 1952 receiving the Korean Service Medal with one bronze battle star, the United Nations Service Medal and the Combat Infantryman Badge. He moved to Scottsburg and finally settled in Deputy. He had worked as an over the road truck driver and had owned the former White Cottage Restaurant in Scottsburg. He retired as a machine operator for Reliance Electric in Madison. He was a member of Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion, Madison VFW Post 1969 and the North Vernon Senior Citizens. He was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church near Deputy.
He is survived by his step-daughters, Charlene Eden and her husband, Teddy of Madison, Billy Gourley of Florida, Vickie Romans and her husband, Harley of Milan, Missy Tapp and her husband, Mike of Lawrenceburg, Tammy Ritz and her husband, Rick of Madison, Dawn Morris of Canaan, Indiana; his step-son, David Richards of Madison; his step-grandchildren, Angie, Dana, Bernard, Charlie, Tonya, Renee, Heather, Haley, Heidi, Cory, Megan, Robert, Derance, Brayden and Hunter; 18-step-great-grandchildren; his sisters, Ina Davis of Manchester, Iowa, Marieta Smith and her husband, Myron of Monroe, Wisconsin, Linda Chambers and her husband, Feltes, Jr. of Delaware, Iowa; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his father, Eben Phelps, his mother, Hattie A. Jones Phelps, his sisters, Louise Ethel Lutz, Vivian Knospe, Margaret Crary, his brother, Wayne Phelps and his step-granddaughter, Kim.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, August 5, 2017, at 1 p.m., by Bro. Robby King at the Bethany Baptist Church, 2116 North Bethany Road in Deputy. Interment will follow in the Bethany Cemetery in Deputy. Friends may call Friday from 4-7 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive Madison and Saturday from noon until the time of service at the Bethany Baptist Church, 2116 North Bethany Road in Deputy. A final salute will be conducted on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the Bethany Baptist Church by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion and full military honors to follow at the graveside at Bethany Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bethany Cemetery Association.

ROLAND GERALD FORTIN, 83, Jeffersonville, died Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born on June 10, 1934 to August and Valada (Beuque) Fortin in Quebec, Canada. He was a retired carpenter, member of the Labor Union #795 of New Albany, and a member of the St. Augustine Catholic Church.
Survivors include his step-son, Tony Marsh of DePauw; step-daughter, Carol Deal of Clarksville; grandchildren, Kiwi Thompson, of New Albany, Toni Medlock of Georgetown, Shellie Marsh of Broomfield, CO, Tony Marsh of Clarksville and Trinity Horn of Clarksville; great-grandchildren, Krystal, Alexa, Kalan, Cheyenne, Luke, Bailee, and Maxwell; sister, Janine Fortin, brothers, Victor Fortin, and Clermont Fortin.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 4th, 2017 at 1 pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial to follow in the Silver Creek Cemetery in Sellersburg. Visitation will begin on Thursday from 6-8 pm, and after 11 am on Friday.

PATRICIA LOUISE COLWELL, 34, Georgetown, died Monday, July 31, 2017 in Lanesville.
She was born on January 23, 1983 in Stockton, California.
She is survived by her husband Steven Colwell of Georgetown; one son, Keith Alex Craynon of Jeffersonville; three daughters, Sydney Craynon of Jeffersonville, Marina and Courtney Colwell of Georgetown and several nieces and nephews.
The Funeral Ceremony will be at noon, Friday, August 4, 2017 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown. Burial will follow at Edwardsville Cemetery in Edwardsville. Visitation will begin on Thursday, August 3 from 11 AM until 8 PM and continue from 9 AM until the funeral on Friday at the Funeral Home.

ALZO ELLIOTT, JR., 76, died Monday, July 31, 2017 at Salem Crossing, in Salem.
He was born in Brandenburg, KY, on March 27, 1941 to the late Alzo Elliott, Sr. and Molly Lee (Ammons) Logsdon. He was a carpenter & millwright. He was married to Ann Louise (Edlin) Elliott who preceded him in death.
He is survived by a daughter, Mary Jean Harris, of Pekin; sons, Gary Elliott and David Scott Elliott of Salem, half-brothers, Ronnie Byrd, Charles Logsdon & James Logsdon; half-sisters, Dorothy Greene and Molly.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, Alzo Elliott, Sr. and Molly Lee (Ammons) Logsdon one son, Samuel Joseph Elliott.
Direct cremation was chosen.
Love Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

BONNIE LOU (KEEN) PAXTON, 70, Palmyra, died August 1, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany.
She was born February 26, 1947 in Swandale, WV to Dow and Delcie (Rogers) Keen. She married Delmer Russel Paxton, Sr. on October 22, 1964 who preceded her in death.
She is survived her children Kathy Naylor Charleston, WV, Loretta Paxton of Norfolk, VA, Betty (Tom) Owen and Delmer R. Paxton, Jr. both of Palmyra; two brothers, Sheldon Keen, Charleston, WV and Roger Keen of Ivydale, WV; a granddaughter Melissa Dawn of Zoroski, Holland, MI and a grandson B. J. Naylor of Charleston, WV.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and three sisters.
Direct cremation was chosen.
Love Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

MERLE JOHNSON, 81, Orleans, died Sunday, July 30, 2017, at Robley Rex VAMC in Louisville.
He was born October 7, 1935 in Prescott, Arizona the son of Lyle Donovan Johnson and Beulah Esther Frost Johnson Charley. He was a retired employee of Prescott, Arizona schools. He was a Baptist by faith and a Korean War Navy veteran and member of American Legion.
He is survived by his wife, Loretta Craig Johnson. They were married May 1, 1971. He also survived by a son, Russell “Buck” Sprouse of Booneville, Kentucky; five daughters, Loyda Larriana Johnson of Carrollton, Kentucky, Loretta Carol Konz of Louisville, Katherine Ellen Sullivan of Hanover, Sara Jean Sprouse of Parkersburg, West Virginia and Lillian Marie Davis of Orleans, a brother: Lyle Donovan Johnson of Prescott, Arizona, three sisters: Maebell Charley of Lexington, Indiana, Cheryl Pulliam of Salem and Carol Sloan of Depauw; 23 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Glenda Kay Allen; a brother, Charles Donovan; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Thursday at 5 PM at Weathers Funeral Home with military honors to follow. Visitation will be from 2 PM-time of service. A dinner will follow the services at Little Mission Church, 5226 S. County Road 640 East Hardinsburg, IN 47125.

BARBARA JEAN PRUETT, 78, Deputy, died Friday, July 28, 2017 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
She was born on June 22, 1939 in Johnson County, Indiana, the daughter of Kenneth Price and Elsie Mae (Malone) Lykins. She graduated from Edinburgh High School in 1957. She was married on Nov. 2, 1970 to Bill R. Pruett, who died January 19, 2013. She was a homemaker and mother first, but also had worked at the old Druther's and Hardee's Restaurants in Scottsburg. In addition, she was the Johnson Elementary Librarian for many years. She was Christian and attended several different churches with her family.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her father, Kenneth Price; mother and stepfather, Elsie Mae and Harry Lykins and a stepbrother, Larry Lykins.
Survivors include five sons, Steve Jones of Lexington, Richard Jones, Darren and wife Alicia Jones and Michael Ray and wife Chrystal Pruett all of Deputy and Mark Daniel Pruett of Owensboro, Kentucky; two daughters, Beth and husband Jimmy Shelton of Austin and Susan Jones of Deputy; a brother, William E. Price of Franklin; eight grandchildren, Madison Jean Pruett, Natasha Cole, Derek Shelton, Casey and Rusty Jones, Matthew Shelton, Courtney and Clint Jones; four great-grandchildren, Brooklyn and Alexis Cole, Elden Ford and Sadie Jones and a great-granddaughter, Aaliyah Cole.
Funeral Service will be at 1 pm Sunday, August 6, 2017 at Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Stan Carroll and Rev. Rick Romero officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Saturday and after noon on Sunday at Collins Funeral Home. Interment will be in Lexington Cemetery.
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CHARLES D ZOLLMAN, 83, Scottsburg, died July 30, 2017, in Scottsburg.
He was born March 11, 1934, in Charlestown the son of William Zollman & Leona Raab Zollman. He was a U.S. Army veteran and was retired from Cummins Engine Company in Columbus. He was a member of the Old Salem Church in Charlestown; Scottsburgh F&AM #572 and the American Legion Post in Charlestown.
He is survived by his daughters, Pam Boley (Eston), Marysville, Deb Whitlock (Curtis Mitchell), Scottsburg; grandchildren, Laura Faye Schmidt, Ashley E Whitlock, Nicole Chapa (Bobby), Shane Whitlock (Ashley), Brittany Clegg (Derek); great-grandchildren, Kaalob Schmidt, Michael Schmidt, Bailey Hurtt, Noah Schmidt, Wyatt Taylor, Lauren Chapa, Hunter Chapa, Bryson Baker and Bryson Whitlock; brothers, Herman Zollman; Don Zollman, Melvin Zollman, Wayne Zollman and sisters, Janet Jenkins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Bud Zollman, Glenn Zollman; sisters Stella Copple, Catherine Baxter, Francis Collins.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. THursday, August, 3, 2017 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, August 3 at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Scottsburg Cemetery. Military Graveside Service will be conducted by Charlestown American Legion Post.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Charles D Zollman Memorial Fund c/o Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home;, 80 N 1st St., Scottsburg IN 47170.

LODEMA R. MULL, 53, Salem, died July 22, 2017 at Norton Health Care (Hosparus) in Louisville.
She was born June 9, 1964 in Clark County, to the late Jackie and Bonnie Mull. She was a past Mary Kay Director and consultant since 1990. She is survived by two sons, Cory Dillon of Salem and Kyle Dillon of Seymour; two sisters, Treena Wiseman, Jerri Mull and brothers, Jackie Jr. and Dale Mull.
Per her wishes, she was cremated and has ask for a celebration of life that will be held at White Oak Center in Henryville Forestry on Saturday, August 12 from 2-5 p.m.
All friends and family are invited.
Please bring a covered dish.
For more information, call Cory Dillon at 812-620-3940.

CHARLES WALTER LEWIS, SR., 55, Salem, died Monday, July 31, 2017.
He was a jack of all trades.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Libby (Woodward) Lewis; children, Charles Lewis, Jr., Tiffany LaPointe (Jerome), Anthony Lewis (Amanda) and Melissa Lewis (Jocelyn Mousty); father, Charles “Pops” Lewis; siblings, Make Lewis (Chrissy), Rosie Gardner and Carliss “Bit” Lewis; grandchildren, Colton, Caden, Morgan, Devin, Jerome, Sara, Wyatt, Mason and Sahara.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Ida (Jacobs) Lewis.
A Memorial Service will be at 5:30 PM on Thursday, August 3, 2017, at Blue River Baptist Church (5624 E Farabee Rd, Salem, IN). A Celebration of Life Ceremony will immediately follow at 7099 E SR 160, Salem, IN. Cremation was chosen following Charles’ wishes.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Charles’ name to the Colon Cancer Alliance (1025 Vermont Ave, NW, Suite 1066, Washington, DC 20005).

PAUL LEE MCCANDLESS, 88, Lexington, died Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was born February 12, 1929 in Glasgow, KY, the son of the late Noel Lee McCandless and Delphie P. (White) McCandless. He married July 9, 1946 to Mary McCandless, who died October 10, 2015. He retired as an equipment inspector at I.C.I. in Charlestown. He was also a member of the Lexington Presbyterian Church in Lexington, Amercian Legion Post # 335 in Charlestown, V.F.W. Post #6582 in Austin, Masonic Lodge #622 in Lexington, Scottish Rite and Murat Temple.
Survivors include his daughter, Vickie (Mike) Conover, Lexington; sons, Thomas (Margo) McCandless, Scottsburg and James McCandless, Lexington; brother, John Bradley Clem, Scottsburg and a sister, Shirley Hall, Underwood. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife Mary McCandless and his son Noel McCandless.
Cremation was Chosen with a Graveside Service at a later date.
Burial will be at Lexington Cemetery in Lexington.
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LEE EARL SHUMAKER, 70, died July 22, 2017.
He was born in New Albany on April 20th, 1947 to Donald and Bonnie (Bruce) Shumaker. He was married 49 years to Ruth (Heitkemper) Shumaker. He graduated from Georgetown High School and furthered his education in drafting and engineering. Before retirement, he was a specialized welder at Whayne Supply Company in Louisville and a rental property owner. He was a member of St. Mary Navilleton Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Don and Bonnie Shumaker, parent-in-laws, John and Mildred Heitkemper, and brothers-in-law, Stephen Becht Sr. & Kendall Menges.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth (Heitkemper) Shumaker; daughters, Stacy (Nick) Mayfield and Crystal (Jamie) Schindler; his four grandchildren Nicholis & Levi Mayfield, and Landon & Kylie Schindler; family friend, Sydney Willis; and sister Connie (Shumaker) Becht.
His Funeral Mass was Wedsnesday, July 26, 2017 at St. Mary Navilleton Catholic Church with burial in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family for Lee’s grandchildren’s college funds.
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DORIS M. PEARCY, 86, Scottsburg, died Friday, August 1, 2017 at Norton Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
She was born on September 19, 1930 in South Bend, the daughter of the late Vernon Harry Jamison and Isabelle (Bennett) Jamison. She was a homemaker and also had worked as a secretary for Dr. William Scott for six years. In addition, she had her own business selling specialty retail items for 11 years. She was a member of the First Christian Church and a charter member of the Kiwanianne Club in Scottsburg.
She was married March 28, 1951 to Verle G. Pearcy, who preceded her in death on June 4, 2014. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Verna Belle Swanson; a brother, Wayne Jamison and a great-granddaughter, Jazlyn Pearcy.
Survivors include her son, Scott G. Pearcy and his wife Leah of Knightstown; a daughter, Luann Caudell and companion, Stanley Brown of Scottsburg; a sister, Mary Lou Walker and her husband Jack of North Vernon; 10 grandchildren, Brian (Jennifer), Matthew (Tara) and Ciera Pearcy, Kayla Frazier (Chad), Elizabeth Jones (Eric), Treyton Caudell, Michael, Kerri and Craig Brewer and Beau Cass and 12 great-grandchildren, Gavin and Dylan Jones, Gracie and Konner Frazier, Bennett, Mattie, Alexys, Rys and Saban Pearcy, Kegan and Isabelle Brewer and Branson Cass.
Funeral Service was at 11 am Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Collins Funeral Home with John Lowry officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Friday and after 10 am Saturday at Collins Funeral Home. Interment will be in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Scott County Community Foundation c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, Indiana.
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JAMES MARION BIERLY, 87, Morgantown, Ky., died Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the Hospice House of Southern Ky., Bowling Green, Ky.
He was born in Borden, March 4, 1930 to the late Charles Otis and Ella Thomas Bierly. He was a Korean War Army Veteran, member of Roundhill Church of Christ and retired from the Pepsi Cola Company.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wives, Naomi Bierly & Diana Bierly; daughter, Dianne Ervin; brothers, Leo Hurst and Otis Bierly.
He is survived by children, James Allen Bierly of Morgantown, Fran Munk and Dexter Wilson both of Southern, Indiana; 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter; two brothers, Theodore and John Bierly both of Indiana and one sister, Jeannie of Florida; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Service will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Friday, August 4, 2017 at 11 am. Burial will follow in the Lawson Embry Cemetery with Military Honors presented by the AM Vets Post 117. Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 3:30-8 pm and Friday 8 am until time of service at Smith Funeral Home, Morgantown, Ky.
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ROBERT M. (BOBBY) ROSEMEYER, JR., 60, Seymour, formerly of Tampico, died Friday, August 4, 2017 at Scheck Medical Center, Seymour.
Born on February 26, 1957 in Ft. Knox, Kentucky, he was the son of Robert M. “Bob” and Christine Neuman Rosemeyer and the grandson of Carl and Myra Blanche Duncan Rosemeyer of Tampico and Otto and Anna Heruth Neumann of Germany.
He was a 1975 graduate of Brownstown High School, a member of the Tampico Christian Church, and employed by TA Travel Centers of America.
Survivors include close companion, Angela Richards Walker, loving cousins, and many friends.
Friends may call from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on August 8 at the Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville. Pastor Randy King will conduct funeral services at 6:30 p.m. with burial at Russell Chapel Cemetery. All are welcome.
Memorials may be given to Russell Chapel Cemetery Fund, Tampico Christian Church, or donor’s choice.
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KENNETH NOBLE, 59, Austin, died Friday, August 4, 2017 at Norton's Hospital in Louisville.
Born March 17, 1958 in Connersville, he was the son of the late Walter Johnson and Elizabeth Noble.
Survivors include his sons, Ellis Barrett, Austin, David Reed, Austin, Kenneth Noble, Austin, Granvel Noble, Austin, Fredrick Noble, Austin, Brandon Stewart, Austin and Clyde Noble, Austin; a daughter, Kristy Madden, Austin; brothers, Afred Noble, New Castle, Clarence Noble, Austin and David Noble, Jackson, Kentucky. He is also survived by 28 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a great-grandson, Gabriel Sizemore; siblings, Lester and Darrell Noble and Gloria Thomas.
Funeral service will be at 11 am Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with Rev. Billy Snowden officiating. Visitation will be 4-8 pm Monday and after 9 am Tuesday at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will be at New Providence Cemetery in Austin.
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LOUIS RAY NASH, 64, Marysville, died Saturday August 5, 2017 at his home.
He was born to Jessie and Juanita Clapp Nash in Scottsburg, on October 7, 1952. He was a retired Ironworker for the old Whalen Erecting Co., in Louisville, a farmer and a member of the Hibernia Christian Church.
He is preceded in death by his father, Jessie Nash and granddaughter, Addyson Nash.
Survivors include his sons, Doc Nash (Misti) of Pekin and Jason Nash of Orange County, CA; his mother, Juanita Nash of Marysville; sister, Cathy Tinsley (Rodney) of Marysville; grandchildren, Kasym, Kylan and Peyton Nash.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday August 9, 2017 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with entombment in New Market Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday August 8, 2017 from 4-8 pm and after 9 am on Wednesday.

NANCY CAROL TAYLOR, 84, Campbellsburg, died Friday, August 4, 2017 at Salem Crossing.
She was born August 5, 1932 in Connersville, the daughter of Gilbert Arnold and Ruby Lavon Eskew Reynolds. She was retired from West Washington Custodial Staff and as an Avon Representative. She was a graduate of Orleans High School, Class of 1950. She was also a member of Saltillo Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel T. “Jack” Taylor in 2013; a brother, Francis “Bud” Reynolds; two sisters, Catherine Hardy and Helen Guthrie; a step-grandson, Dakota Elliott and her parents.
She is survived by one son, Donald Taylor (Terrie) of Campbellsburg; two daughters, Jeanie Combs (Claude) and Beth Nicholson (Brian) both of Campbellsburg; a nephew raised in the home, Terry Reynolds (Martha) of Campbellsburg; 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Saltillo Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 4-8 PM and Tuesday from 9 AM until time of service.
The family asks that memorial donations be made to the Saltillo Cemetery Fund., 60 N. Main St., Campbellsburg, IN 47108.

HOWARD E. COLLIER, 73, Marengo, died Tuesday, July 18, 2017 in Springs Valley Meadows at French Lick.
Born December 2, 1943 in Salem, he was the son of the late Howard L. and Flora E. (Cox) Collier. He was a retired employee of the old Childcraft Industries in Salem and a member of the Paoli Moose Lodge. He married May 28, 1967 to Carolyn Sue (Hammond) Collier, who passed away May 31, 2016.
Survivors include three Sons, Richard and Charles "Charlie" Collier of Marengo and Danny Collier of Fredericksburg; three daughters, Frances Speedy of Eckerty, Jacqueline "Jackie" Knight of Paoli and Carrie Hurt of Stendal; four sisters, Joyce Wolfe and Sandra Konkle of Salem and Faye Linn and Sue Owen of Gas City; 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, Howard William Collier; three sisters, Martha Sama, Josephine Lewis and Edna Graves and one brother, Herb Collier.
Graveside Service will be at 3 pm Tuesday at Conway Cemetery. Arrangements by Dawalt Funeral Home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Howard E. Collier GoFundMeAccount at

JONATHAN DEWEY COUCH, 48, Henryville, died Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at University of Cincinnati Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Born December 7, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois, he was the son of Denver and Janice (Deaton) Couch. He was a disabled veteran and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, having served in Iraq during Desert Storm.
He is survived by his wife, Tanya and two sons Daniel and Anthony Couch of Tampa, Florida; his parents of Henryville; brother and sister-in-law Aaron and Shonna Couch of Clarksville; his grandmother, Louise Deaton of Austin; three nieces, Jessy, Aly and Jennifer Couch; beloved Godparents aunt and uncle Shirley and Thelbert “Boots” Engle, aunt Judy Deaton Combs, Uncles Hobert (Nancy) Deaton and Kenneth Deaton.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Woodrow Deaton and Dewey and Maude Couch.
Memorial services were Saturday, August 5, 2017. The Honor Guard of Jefferson Post #9, American Legion, Madison conducted military honors at the cemetery chapel.
Lytle Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel, 117 Holt Drive, Madison, handled the arrangements.
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ROBERT WILLIAM "BOB" ANGER, 79, Madison, died Friday, August 4, 2017 at the Baptist Health Hospital in Louisville.
He was born February 21, 1938 in Madison the son of Robert Leo and Martha Rebecca Goodrich Anger. He Indiana Central Business College receiving his business degree in 1958. He started his business career at Pearl Packing Company, where he worked for several years as a book keeper and office manager. He later became the President of Madison First Federal Savings and Loan. After the bank merged with River Valley Community Bank he continued to serve of the board long after his formal retirement. Bob was a member of the St. Mary Catholic Church, in Madison. He also held membership in the Knights of Columbus. He was a volunteer fireman at Fair Play Fire Company No. One in downtown Madison. He gave 47 years of active service in various roles from trustee, chief, assistant chief, treasurer, president, vice president, treasurer and served on the standing committee.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Ilene Hoffman Anger of Madison; daughters, Linda Allanson and her husband, Jon of Indianapolis, Sharon Atkinson and her husband, John of Madison, Debbie Snodgrass and her husband, Dave of Madison; his grandchildren, Josh, Nathan, Jacob (Nicki), Heather (Chris), Brittney (fiancée', Franklin), Stephanie and Kristen; his great-grandchildren, Morgan, Aiden, Brody, and Mason; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister , Carol L. Anger Craig.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at 11 am, by Father Christopher A. Craig at the Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 413 East Second Street in downtown Madison. Interment will follow in the St. Patrick Cemetery,305 West State Street in Madison. Friends may call Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 AM until 10:30 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. A fireman's memorial service will be conducted on Tuesday at 7 p.m. by Fair Play Fire Company No. One. The Rosary will prayed on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fair Play Fire Company No. One or the Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Cards are available at the funeral home and the church.

HUBERT T. MCCOY, 90, Otisco died Sunday, August 6, 2017 at his home with his family by his side.
He was born on July 31, 1927 to Nathan and Alma (McKinney) McCoy in Butler Co., KY. He was an Army Veteran, a retired machinery oiler for Phillip Morris, cattle farmer, avid deer and turkey hunter, and a faithful Christian servant to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ as a member of the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church where he served as Deacon and Sunday school teacher for many years.
He is preceded in death in 2006 by his beloved wife of 57 years, Ada A. McCoy; son, Ted McCoy who passed away in 2010; siblings, Zora Hudnall, Mae Lou Belcher, Martha Brooks, and Willard McCoy.
Survivors include his son, Marc McCoy (Rita) of Otisco; daughter-in-law, Sandy McCoy of Otisco, and sister-in-law Nell McCoy of Louisville; grandchildren, Jonathan McCoy (Colette), Julie Lange (Steve), Adam McCoy (Mandy), and Meredith Lulich (Steven); great-grandchildren, Luke McCoy, Ella McCoy, Addison McCoy, Levi McCoy, Joseph McCoy, Andrew McCoy, Ada McCoy, Ezekiel Lulich, Nehemiah Lulich, Eliza Lulich, Collin Lange, and Austin Lange.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 11, 2017 at 11 am at the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, with burial in the Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will begin on Thursday from 2-8 pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, and after 10 am on Friday at the church.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Lottie Moon Offering at the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.
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BETTY J. THACKER, 77, Salem, died Monday, August 7 at her home.
She was born July 24, 1940 in Salem, the daughter of Floyd and Ronea Setser Collier. She was a retired employee of Smith Cabinet Factory.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Lee Thacker; a daughter, Norma Diane Bowling; a brother, Raymond Collier; a sister, Janice Waldrip; two grandsons, Toby Ray Cole and Maynard Earl Hall; a great-granddaughter, Shiloh Hart and her parents.
She is survived by two sons, Maynard Eugene Bowling of Salem and Michael Allen Bowling (Lynda) of Mitchell; four daughters, Debbie Cole (Ray) of Salem, Vicky VanArsdale (Randy) of Brownsburg, Indiana, Tammy Maudlin (Joe) of Campbellsburg and Karen Mangum of Trafalgar; a brother, Larry Collier of Salem; a sister, Barbara Bledsoe of Bloomington; 13 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 11 AM at Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 9-11 AM at Weathers Funeral Home.

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