Obituaries August 30, 2017 PDF Print E-mail
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RUBY C. SWEET, 74, Scottsburg, died Sunday, August 20, 2017.
She was born on December 25, 1942 in Valley Station, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Peter P. and Ruby P. (Keene) Fluhr. She was a former employee of Morgan's Foods, Inc. in Austin, and also an aide for the Hanover Nursing Home for about three years.
She was preceded in death by one son, Irven H. Sweet, Jr; one daughter, Rebecca Campbell; three brothers, Phillip, Alva and Edward Fluhr and one sister, Clara Stuffles.
Survivors include her companion, Farrell Knight; two sons, Lawrence E. Sweet of Austin and Robert Green of Elizabeth; two daughters, Elizabeth Snelling of Scottsburg and Mary Alice Palmer of Chelsea; one brother, Charles Fluhr of Scottsburg; two sisters, Grace Campton and Martha Ann Fluhr both of Scottsburg; 32 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be at 2 pm Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Eversole officiating. Visitation will be from 11 am to 2 pm Wednesday. Interment will be in New Bethel Cemetery near Chelsea.
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LINDA C. SIMON, 70, died Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd.
She was born October 14, 1946 to the late Nuvart and Wanda Lucille Jenkins Sloan. She was a realtor with Real Estate Unlimited, Jeffersonville.
Surviving are her sons, Brian S. Simon & Gary N. Simon of New Albany.
Graveside service will be at 11 A.M. Wednesday at Hardinsburg Cemetery.
Swarens Funeral Home, Ramsey handled the arrangements.

DOROTHY EVERAGE, 86, Salem, died Sunday, August 20, 2017 at St. Vincent Salem Hospital.
Born July 23, 1931 in Manchester, Kentucky she was the daughter of the late Tilmon and Louvernia (Doyle) Roark. She married in 1946 to Claude Madden, who died February 27, 1970. She married October 12, 1974 to Everett W. Everage, Sr., who died February 22, 2008. She was a homemaker and retired employee of the old Childcraft Industries in Salem. She was a member of the Blue River Baptist Church.
She is survived by six sons, Darryl (Lorna) Madden of Versailles; Lonnie (Penny) Madden of Lafayette; Ronnie Everage of Scottsburg; Donald (Julie) Madden, Wayne (Joy) Everage and Carson Madden all of Salem; six daughters, Linda (Roland) Lanham of Pekin, Jenny Everage of Austin, Demma (Jim) Sanders, Christine (Ben) Voyles, Wanda Stewart and Karen Johnson all of Salem; one sister, Alice Tucker of Cincinnati; 18 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Herschel Gene Madden and Leslie Madden; two sisters, four brothers and one granddaughter. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Wednesday and after 9 am Thursday at Dawalt Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be at 10 am Thursday at Dawalt Funeral Home with Brad Moore officiating.
Committal and interment will follow the service at Walnut Ridge Cemetery near Salem.
Memorial Contributions can be made to the Walnut Ridge Cemetery Fund C/O Harriett Bower 1741 Alexander Ave. Salem, Indiana 47167.

LISA ANN DOYLE, 52, Lexington, died Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at her home.
She was born on September 19, 1964 to Jim Frank Baird, Sr. and Dale Claudette (Perkins) Baird in Jellico, TN. She was an office manager for the Marysville-Otisco-Nabb Water Corporation.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Doyle; daughter, Ashley Dittmeier (Nick) of Jeffersonville, IN; son, Michael Doyle of Lexington, IN; mother, Dale Baird of Williamsburg, KY; brother, Jim Frank Baird, Jr. of Williamsburg, KY; sister, Tracy Baird of Williamsburg, KY; grandson, Tony Pedigo.
Memorial services will be held on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 12 pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Visitation will after 10am till time of the service.
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ERIC JAY PASK, 49, Mitchell, died August 20, 2017 in Pekin.
He was born March 28, 1968 to Raymond and Diane (Herbison) Pask in Dearborn, Michigan.
He is preceded in death by his first wife, Natalie Pask, and both parents, Raymond and Diane Pask.
He is survived by his wife, Andrea Pask; sons, Bradlee Pask, Brandon (Melody) Pask, and Ryan Bakker; a daughter, Amber Bakker, and one grandchild, Eric Leo Pask.
Funeral services will be at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 6 p.m. Visitation will be at Love Funeral Home on Friday, August 25, 2017 from 9 a.m. until time of service. The family has chosen cremation. A graveside service will be held at a later date at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff, KY.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Noise for Toys Fund c/o The Iron Horsemen MC and U.S. Military Vets MC, 199 IN-60, New Pekin, IN 47165.

WILLIAM LEE SMITH, 41, Deputy, died Thursday, August 17, 2017 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was born July 13, 1976 in Jeffersonville, the son of the late Murall Smith and Kathy (Breadlove) Cope, who survives. He was a landscaper by trade and a member of A,B.A.T.E. region #9.
Survivors include his sons, Isaac Daily, Otisco and Brent Scaggs, Seymour; daughters, Alesha LeeAnn Smith, Scottsburg, Jaylee Marie Smith, Scottsburg and Bailey Smith, Seymour; brothers, Michael Todd Cope, Austin, and Scott Todd Cope, Deputy; sisters, Jessica Lynn Dilger, Scottsburg and Tiffany Rena Wilson, Kurtz, Indiana and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
Funeral Service will be at 11 am Friday, August 25, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with Rev. Robert D. Cuellar officiating. Visitation will be 9:30 am to 11 am Friday. Burial will be at Sodom Cemetery in Underwood. Online Condolences can be made at

PAMELA JOYCE RAINEY, 57, Charlestown, died Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville.
She was born on August 28, 1959 to Kenneth and Joyce (Cox) Rainey in Nashville. She was a team leader for Humana.
She is preceded in death by her son, Kevin Bradford Risner.
Survivors include her wife, Cathy June Risner; daughter, Amy L. Risner-Henry (Bobby) of Charlestown; daughter-in-law, Michelle Barnes of Charlestown; grandchildren, Randall Risner, Sean Michael Risner, Bradley Dale Risner, and Katelynn C. Hope Risner.
Memorial services will be held on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 7 pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Visitation will begin after 5 pm till time of the service.
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MUREL B. ANDREWS, 95, Jeffersonville, died Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born on November 2, 1921 to Frank and Jettie (Bottorff) Amick in Marysville. She was a retired production worker for the Colgate Palmolive, and a member of the New Market Christian Church.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Johnny B. Andrews; sons, Dennis Bussey, Stanley Bussey, and George Bussey.
Survivors include her daughter, Vivian Whitlow (George) of Charlestown; step-daughter, Linda Elsmore (Eric) of Fishers, IN; step-son, Mark Andrews of Cincinnati, OH; several grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and several great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 11 am at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial to follow in the New Market Cemetery. Visitation will begin on Friday from 5pmto 8pm, and after 10am on Saturday.
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JOHN O'SULLIVAN, 84, Crothersville, died Monday, August 21, 2017.
He was born November 6, 1932, in Spartansburg, SC, to the late James and Ollie (Skaggs) O'Sullivan. He married Frances Durham on May 23, 1953, she precedes him in death. He was retired from Goecker Construction.
He is survived by a son, James O'Sullivan; grandchildren, Kellie Webb, Kerri Gambrel, Robert O'Sullivan, and Timothy O'Sullivan II; several great-grandchildren; and sister, Ester Jeffers.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Frances ‘Buke' O'Sullivan; a son, Timothy O'Sullivan; a granddaughter, Melissa O'Sullivan; brothers, Dennis and James; and sisters, Betty, Martha and Carolyn.
Funeral services will be at Voss & Sons Funeral Service on Wednesday, August 23, at 11 am. Burial will follow at Crothersville Cemetery.
Family and friends may call at Voss & Sons Funeral Service on Wednesday from 9 am until time of service.
Memorials may be written to American Heart Association, in care of Voss & Sons Funeral Service.
Online condolences may be given on the funeral home website at

GLEN LEO BONSETT, 93, died August 22, 2017 at River Terrace Health Campus in Madison.
He was born July 29, 1924 in Scott County. In 1942 he enrolled at Hanover College then enlisted in the Navy and attended Berea College, KY, as part of the V-12 Program. He continued with the Naval Reserves, attaining the rank of Commander. He earned his BS. MS, and Doctorate from Indiana University and joined the Hanover College faculty in 1953 where he taught, coached, directed Health Services, and worked in the administration as Dean of Men and Vice President for Development through the years. He had noteworthy success as coach of Track and Field, inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2001.
He was preceded in death by his wives Betty Jo Shuck and Melba Wilkerson Bonsett.
Survivors include his daughters Sandi Webster (Jack), Andrea Tarpley (Bill), Candi Gray (Marc) and stepchildren Debbie Stevens (Chuck) and Tony Wilkerson. In addition, he had 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren.
A service celebrating his life will be held at 2 PM Monday, August 28th at Scott Funeral Home, 2515 Veterans Parkway, Jeffersonville. Friends may call from 1 PM until time of service at the funeral home.
Donations in his memory could be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, 2626 East 17th St. Columbus, IN 47201, or to a charity of your choice.

DONOVAN J. JONES, 47, Austin, died Saturday, August 26, 2017 in Crothersville.
Born April 14, 1970 in Scottsburg, he was the son of the late Joe and Jerry Jones.
Survivors include his son, Kaleb Lesley Jones, Clayton, Indiana; brothers, Jason Jones, Austin and Travis Jones, Austin and a sister, Jody Messer, Lexington.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial Service will be at 1 pm Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with Rev. Kenny Bowling officiating.
Visitation will be 11 am to 1 pm Tuesday.
Online Condolences can be made at

GERALD EUGENE STEWART, 98, Charlestown, died Friday, August 25, 2017 at his home.
He was born on January 10, 1919 in Austin, the son of James Frank and Minnie Medscar Stewart. He owned and operated Stewart’s Gas Station in Charlestown on Highway 62 for over 22 years and was a Navy Veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his sons, Douglas R. Stewart of Idaho City, ID, Gary W. Stewart of San Antonio, TX and Marvin E. Stewart of Phoenix, AZ; daughters, Joyce Meech of Louisville, Connie Muir of Charlestown, Anita L. Callada of Salt Lake City, UT and Donna Eve of Scottsburg; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Marie Stewart in 2013 and a son James Randle Stewart.
Private graveside services will be held at Charlestown Cemetery with burial to follow.
Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown is in charge of arrangements.

CYNTHIA ARLENE SEARS, 53, Clarksville, died August 24, 2017 at Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville.
She was born on July 22, 1964 to the late James and Marilyn (Kron) Thompson in New Albany. She married Schley “Douglas” Sears on November 22, 1989 and celebrated 27 years of marriage. She was a former employee of Holiday Inn and Tumbleweed in New Albany.
She is preceded in death by her parents, James Thompson and Marilyn Thompson.
She is survived by her husband, Douglas; son, Bryant; and one brother, Jeffrey (Kathy) Thompson, of New Albany.
A graveside service will be held in Palmyra Cemetery on Monday, August 28, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Love Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be made at www.

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