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Obituaries September 13, 2017 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 11 September 2017 00:00

JOHN BRADLEY SANDERS SR., 77
CHARLES EDWARD GUDGEL, 73
VICTOR HOWARD YOUNG, 52
GARY DUANE ZINK
DAVID O. LUSE, 74
MABLE LEONA BOGER, 85
CARROLL “WAYNE” WALTERS, 76
VANESSA GAIL STICE, 64
ELENA GRIGORYANTS, 60
ROSIE M. KLIESSENDORFF, 86
NATHANIEL LEE ‘TINO’ SAMONS, 21
JEFFERY SCOTT SHOUSE, 49
CECIL LYONS, 74
CLINTON R. BREWER, 47
MARILYN (JO) CARSON, 79
JESSIE RAY SMITH, 79
MICHAEL CHAD WHEELER, 41
ANNA LEE WALTERS, 80
CHARLES E. BROWN, 89
DIANA PACEY, 75
ANNETTA M. CHESTER, 80
PAULINE MARY GRAVES, 95
KATRINA TERRY BURGER, 39
TAMMY LYNN JOHNSON, 57
CHARLES LARRY PRUITT, SR., 88
MICHAEL PAUL MORRIS, 39

JOHN BRADLEY SANDERS SR., 77, Palmyra, died of natural causes on Monday, September 5, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd Hospital in New Albany.
He was born on May 17, 1940 in Louisville. He was an entrepreneur, owning and operating his own business, Teamco Inc., for 10 years.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary (Murphy) Sanders, his parents, Cecil and Cynthia Sanders, and his two siblings, Donald Sanders and Doloris Richardson.
He is survived by his son, John B. Sanders II, his daughter Kecia Gail (Corey) Brown, and one grandson, Tyler Odessa Sanders.
Funeral services will be held at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 3 p.m. Visitation will also be held at Love Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 from 10 a.m. until time of service. Burial will follow in the Palmyra Cemetery in Palmyra.


CHARLES EDWARD GUDGEL, 73, Commiskey, died Monday, September 4, 2017, at Schneck Medical Center.
He was born on September 9, 1943, in Jennings County, to the late Charles M. Gudgel and Pauline (Bannister) Shields. On January 8, 1963, he married Violet Peacock, she survives. He was a member of Coffee Creek Christian Church.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Violet; children, Eddie Gudgel, Sheila (Steve) Nolen, Paula (Michael) Brown, Michael Gudgel, Alan (Denise) Gudgel, and Andy (Ashley) Gudgel; grandchildren, Robert Gudgel, Addie Roll, Dustin Nolen, Brandon Nolen, Heather Lewis, Theron Jones, Joshua Gudgel, Jonathon Gudgel, and Andi Gudgel; half-brothers, Thomas Gudgel and Raymond Derringer; sister, Marilyn Bush; and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his father; mother; brothers, Curtis ‘Bill’ Gudgel and Duane Gudgel; half brother, Melvin Gudgel; and step father, Willis E Shields.
Funeral services will be at Voss & Sons Funeral Service on Friday, September 8, at 1 pm, with Rev.Damon Marlin officiating. Burial will follow at Coffee Creek Christian Church Cemetery. Family and friends may call at Voss & Sons Funeral Service on Thursday. September 7, from 4-8 pm and on Friday from 12 noon until time of service.
Memorials may be written to Coffee Creek Christian Church, in care of Voss & Sons Funeral Service.
Online condolences may be given on the funeral home website at www.vossfuneralservice.com


VICTOR HOWARD YOUNG, 52, Lexington, died Saturday, September 2, 2017.
He was born on February 4, 1965 in Flint, Michigan to the late Henry and Dorothy (Gunter) Young.
He is survived by his children, Alecia Young (fiancé, Jacob Marshall), Cody Young; siblings, Theresa Eaton, Kimmie Todd, Paul Todd (Tracey), Frank Young (Brenda), Carl Singleton, Aileen Gunter; grandson, Wyatt; and former wife, Gina Young.
Cremation was chosen following his wishes and Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) was entrusted with his care. He will be laid to rest privately in Scottsville, Kentucky.
The family requests that contributions in his memory be made to Hillcrest Village (203 Sparks Avenue, Jeffersonville, 47130).
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.NewcomerKentuckiana.com.


GARY DUANE ZINK, died Sept. 1, 2017 at Hospice House in Valkaria, Florida.
He was born September 19, 1955 in Salem. He was the son of Lannie and Anna Mae (Nice) Zink. He was a 1973 graduate of West Washington High School. He married Annamarie Sue (Brown) Zink on December 17, 1977. He was a master woodworker expanding his knowledge of things built to his profession of General Contractor/Builder.
He was preceded in death by his mother Anna Mae (Nice) Zink.
He is survived by his wife Annamarie Sue (Brown) Zink; two sons John Zink of Indialantic, Florida and Ben Zink of Satellite Beach, Florida; his father, Lannie Zink and wife Anita Zink; four sisters, Karen Stout and husband Marvin Stout, Glenda Mahuron and husband, Joe Mahuron, Lisa Zink, and Melissa Weilbaker and husband Tim Weilbaker. He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Elfriede Brown. He is also survived by his brother- and sister-in-laws, Joe and Erika Garloch and Claude and Monica House and his four nieces and five nephews.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 10:00AM at Kansas Church of Christ. Burial will follow in Kansas Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8PM at Weathers Funeral Home.


DAVID O. LUSE, 74, Salem, died Friday, September 1, 2017 at his home.
He was born July 29, 1943 in Bedford, the son of Murril and Bonnie Owens Luse. He was an employee of Penske Transport.
He is survived by his significant other, Kathy Albertson of Salem; daughter, Kim Fleming (Dennis, Jr.) of Scottsburg; step-son, Barry Albertson (Toni) of Salem; step-daughter, Jennifer Jones (Bill) of Salem; brother, Jim Luse (Margaret) of Princeton; four grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The family asks that expressions of sympathy be made to the Salem Animal Shelter.


MABLE LEONA BOGER, 85, Charlestown, died Saturday September 2, 2017 at her home.
She was born on May 25, 1932 in Orange County, to Jonathan and Mellie Howard Blanton. She was a retired clerk from the United State Census Bureau in Jeffersonville.
She was preceded in death by her son, Connie Mark Boger and granddaughter Amber Rae Boger.
Survivors include her husband, Jack Boger; sons, Terry M. Boger of Woodstock, GA and Jeff S. Boger of Memphis; daughters, Jacquelyn Samples and Shawna R. Helton both of Charlestown and Jocelyn McKinnon of Idlewylde, CA; sister, Frances I. Bryant of Shepherdsville, KY; 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown is handling the arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Alzheimers Association.


CARROLL “WAYNE” WALTERS, 76, Sellersburg, died Monday, September 4, 2017 after a brief illness.
He was born on June 25, 1941 in Stanford, Kentucky to the late George and Thelma (Castle) Walters. He was also preceded in death by his infant daughter, Catherine; and siblings, Marvin Walters, Shirley Zollman, and Pauline May. He was a member of Utica United Methodist Church. He retired after 30 years from C. Lee Cook.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Polly (Breck) Walters; his children, Travis Walters of Memphis, and Paula Wolfe (Tim) of Marysville; grandson, Brayden; sisters, Georgia Hall of Scottsburg, Janet May of Otisco; brothers, Allen Walters of Jeffersonville, Michael Walters (Brenda) of Memphis and many nieces and nephews.
Cremation was chosen following Wayne’s wishes and he will be laid to rest privately at Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Jeffersonville.
Contributions in Wayne’s memory may be made to Charlestown State Park (PO Box 38, Charlestown, IN 47111).
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.NewcomerKentuckiana.com.


VANESSA GAIL STICE, 64, Crothersville, died Monday, September 4, 2017 in Crothersville.
Born August 23, 1953 in Seymour, she was the daughter of the late Roy Milo and Virginia (Allen) Lewis. On January 15, 1972 she married Don Stice, who survives. They were married for 45 years. She worked at Walmart Supercenter in Seymour for 19 years. She was a member of the Faith Southern Baptist Church in Vallonia for seven years. She was also baptized at Ivy Hill Baptist Church in Underwood and graduated from Crothersville High School in 1971.
Survivors include her husband Don; sons, Donald Stice, Crothersville and Robert Stice, Crothersville; sister, Debra K. Day, North Vernon; grandchildren, Anthony Stice and Shelby Stice, North Vernon.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Danny and David Lewis and a sister, Teresa Ann Couch.
Funeral Service will be at noon Friday, September 8, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with Rev. Greg Underwood officiating. Visitation will be 4-8 pm Thursday and 9 am to Noon Friday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Cana Cemetery in Uniontown, Indiana.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


ELENA GRIGORYANTS, 60, Scottsburg, died Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Lake Pointe Village in Scottsburg.
She was born on October 3, 1956 in Andijan, Russia, the daughter of the late Aslan Grigoryants and Olga (Androsova) Grigoryants. She was a retired geologist in Russia before immigrating to the United States with her daughter.
Survivors include her daughter, Karina Demikhova of San Francisco, California; a brother, Sergei Grigoryants of Sochi, Russia; a sister, Galina Grigoryants of Sochi, Russia and numerous nieces and nephews.
Cremation services were entrusted to Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences can be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net


ROSIE M. KLIESSENDORFF, 86, Henryville, died Tuesday, September 6, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany.
Born February 3, 1931 in Charlestown, she was the daughter of William T. and Estella (Weidner) Doss who are both deceased. She was a homemaker and a member of Memphis Community Church where she sang in the choir.
Survivors include six children, Brenda Snelling of Scottsburg, Elizabeth Houchens of Henryville, Jarvis Kliessendorff of Scottsburg, Penny Kliessendorff of Henryville, JoAnn Williams of Henryville, Kenneth Kliessendorff of Henryville and she raised a grandson, Chris Kliessendorff of North Vernon; 17 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren; two siblings, Evelyn Doss of Clarksville and Cecelia Winters of Sellersburg.
She was preceded in death by her husband James Herald Kliessendorff; a son, Jimmy Lee Kliessendorff, and one brother, Carl Douglas “Mike” Doss.
Pastor Gary Morning will conduct funeral services at 1 PM on Friday, September 8, 2017 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville with burial to follow at Mt Zion Cemetery. Visitation Friday from 11 AM until service time at 1 PM at the funeral home.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy be given to WHAS Crusade for Children c/o Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 209 S. Ferguson, St., Henryville, IN 47126.
Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com


NATHANIEL LEE ‘TINO’ SAMONS, 21, Seymour, died Tuesday, September 5, 2017.
He was born on August 29, 1996, in New Albany, to Kelly and Nancy (Sliwicki) Samons. He was a member of The Point.
He is survived by his parents; brother, Elliott Samons; sisters, Katrina (Jake) Hill, and Cassandra Samons; paternal grandfather, Galen & Debbie Samons; maternal grandmother, Tomoko Sliwicki; aunt, Vicki Sliwicki; uncles, Mick Sliwicki, Jim Sliwicki, Kevin (Jill) Samons and family, Kris (Becky) Samons and family, Kyle (Rebekah) Samons and family; great grandmother, Peggy Wadlow; and several great-aunts and great-uncles.
He is preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Diana Kay Samons; maternal grandfather, Fred Joseph Sliwicki; and aunt, Diana Sliwicki.
Funeral services will be at Voss & Sons Funeral Service on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 7 pm with Rev. Steve Greene officiating. Graveside service will be at 8:30 am on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Tunnel Hill Cemetery in Georgetown. Family and friends may call at Voss & Sons Funeral Service on Friday from 4-7 pm.
Memorials may be written to Breast Cancer Research & Support Fund, in care of Voss & Sons Funeral Service.
Online condolences may be left on our website www.vossfuneralservice.com


JEFFERY SCOTT SHOUSE, 49, Austin, died Saturday, September 2, 2017.
Born April 2, 1968 in Scottsburg, he was the son of Warden Clay Shouse of Sevierville, TN and Fredia (Holliway) Shouse, who is deceased. He was a maintenance man at Kentucky Wood Flooring.
He is also survived by three daughters, Natasha Shouse of Seymour, Amber (Stewart Finch) Shouse of Brownstown, Ashley (Dustin) Applegate of Tampico; five grandchildren, Aubrey Owens, Sydney Shouse, Paisley McFall, Cali Applegate, and Jesi Applegate; three siblings, Jo Ann Fleenor of Austin, Tim Shouse of Austin and Libby Pitel of Salem.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM Tuesday, September 5, 2017 with visitation two hours prior the service time, starting at Noon on Tuesday, all at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville. Cremation will follow the services.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy be given to the family to help with final expenses c/o Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 110 E Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229.
Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com


CECIL LYONS, 74, Little York, Indiana passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at Kindred Hospital in Louisville.
Born October 14, 1942 in Smiths Grove, KY, he was the son of the late Fred Lyons and Marie (Magers) Lyons. He married Tina (Batman) Lyons on September 23, 1995 who survives. He was a retired employee of Scott County 911 Dispatch Center, Scottsburg. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church , Little York. a Kentucky Colonel, member of the Cherokee Wolf Pack in Tennessee and was a United States Air Force Veteran.
Survivors include his son, Troy Lyons, Shepherdsville, Kentucky; a daughter, Sheryl Lyons, Mt. Washington, Ky. He is also survived by three grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be at noon Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with Rev. Darrell Johnson officiating. Visitation will be 4-8 pm Friday and from 9 am to noon Saturday at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will be at Little York Cemetery in Little York.
There will be a Full Military graveside service conducted by the American Legion Post #234, Scottsburg.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


CLINTON R. BREWER, 47, Salem, died September 7, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd Hospital in New Albany.
He was born on June 9, 1970 in New Albany. He was a member of Old Blue River Christian Church.
Survivors include his parents, James H. Brewer of Virginia & Carol J. Sanders of Salem; significant other, Kim Wheeler; son, Christopher Sanders of Indianapolis; Kasandra Brewer of Salem; brother, Roy Sanders; one granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Farmer & Sophia Ledford, & WD & Charlene Brewer; 1 aunt, Evangeline Ledford; two uncles, James F. Ledford & Hack Brewer; step father, Irvin Sanders.
The funeral service will be at 2 PM Tuesday at Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem. Viewing will be Tuesday from 10 AM until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery. Toney Voyles will officiate.
Online expressions may be left at www.hughestaylor.net.


MARILYN (JO) CARSON, 79, Lexington, died September 9 2017, Scottsburg.
She was born December 16, 1937 in Lexington the daughter of Jesse Amos & Laura E Copple Amos Lyle. She was a graduate of Lexington High School Class of l957. Sge was a homemaker and had retired as custodian at Lexington Elementary. She was a member of the Lexington Christian Church; Scottsburg OES #107; American Legion Auxiliary and the Scott County Moose & Family Center #2324.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Carson; brothers, Frederick Amos, James Amos, Wilson Amos, Jesse L Amos and sisters, Martha Alsup, Maysel Benge.
Survivors include her daughter, Laura A Carson, Lexington; a son, James W Carson, Scottsburg; grandson, Jesse William Carson; a brother, Maurice Amos (Patricia), Lexington and a sister, Nana Jones (Charles), Scottsburg.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday, September 11, 2017 at he funeral home. Burial will follow at Lexington Cemetery. Mitchell Hutchins weill officiate.
A Memorial Service by the Scottsburg OES #107 will be at 7 pm Monday, at the funeral home.
To leave a message for the family be sure to visit www.stewart-hoaglandfuneralhome.com.


JESSIE RAY SMITH, 79, Scottsburg, died Saturday, September 9, 2017 at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville.
Born June 30, 1938 in Hazard, KY, he was the son of the late Robert Lee Smith and Opal (Everidge) Smith.
Survivors include his son, Don Ray Smith, Scottsburg; sisters, Carolyn Stevens, Austin, Mattie Hines, Little York and Alice Coulter, Austin.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen Smith; his parents, and five siblings, Paul David Smith, Lee Edward Smith, Fayetta Smith, Lona White, and Thlema McIntosh.
Funeral Service will be at 11 am Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with Rev. Joel Barrett officiating.
Visitation will be 4-8 pm Monday and after 9 am Tuesday at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will be at Crothersville Cemetery in Crothersville.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


MICHAEL CHAD WHEELER, 41, North Vernon, died Thursday, September 7, 2017, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.
He was born June 26, 1976, to Michael ‘Mike’ and Flora (Wischmeier) Wheeler. He was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Columbus. He worked at Biehle Electric as an electrician.
He is survived by his parents; sisters, Connie (Rick) Wilson, Barbara (Dave) Thompson, and Donna (Dave) Moore; several aunts and uncles; and nieces and nephews, Kayla, Krystal, Kyle, Caroline, Dylan, Mallory, Stephanie, Jon, and Tyler.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Oren and Selma Wischmeier and Arthur “Buck” and Rosie Wheeler.
Funeral services will be at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, (719 5th St) Columbus, on Wednesday, September 13, at 1 pm with Pastor Pat Galligar officiating. Burial will follow at Flat Rock Baptist Church Cemetery, Bartholomew County. Family and friends may call at Voss & Sons Funeral Service (316 N. Chestnut St) Seymour on Tuesday, September 12, from 3-8 pm and at the church on Wednesday, after 12 noon, until time of service.
Memorials may be written to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Lutheran Hour, Hospice of Jennings County or Charity of Choice, in care of Voss & Sons Funeral Service.
Online condolences may be left on our website www.vossfuneralservice.com


ANNA LEE WALTERS, 80, Austin, died Saturday, September 9, 2017 in Seymour.
She was born on November 5, 1936 in Oneida, Kentucky, the daughter of the late John G. and Ada (Ledford) Burns, Sr. She was a retired medical secretary for the late Dr. Marvin McClain in Scottsburg and a member of the Broadway Pentecostal Church in Austin.
She married Hobart Eugene Walters, who died January 11, 2017.
Survivors include a son, Paul (Edna) Brown of Austin; a daughter, Debbie (Charles) Clontz of Austin and a stepdaughter, Sharon Sosbe of Indianapolis, Indiana; a brother John G. Burns, Jr., of Crothersville and a sister, Helen Goben of Scottsburg. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, Aaron Clontz, Andy, Chris and Kaitey Brown, Jenny Vaughn, Angie Larkin, Deanna Miller, Stephanie Schutt and Shawn Barger.
She was preceded in death by a stepson, Daymond Walters; four brothers, Rev. Don, Roy, Huston and Denver Burns and two sisters, Cheryl Spicer and Hester Burns.
Funeral Service was Monday, September 11, 2017 at Collins Funeral Home with Pastor Johnny Bowling officiating. Interment followed at Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to her church c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences collinsfuneralhome.net


CHARLES E. BROWN, 89, Fredericksburg, died September 8, 2017 at Lincoln Hills Health Center in New Albany.
He was born May 30, 1928 in Kentucky. He was a heavy equipment operator.
He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Alice Brown and one son David Brown.
He is survived by one daughter, Donna Bruner (Mike) and one son, James Brown (Donna) and one daughter-in-law, Charlotte Brown; his grandchildren, James Brown, Mary Brown, Brady McIntosh, Beth Ann Bruner, Tony Bruner, Lee Brown, and Steven Brown. Several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra. Visitation will begin Monday, September 11, 2017 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday September 12, 2017 from 10 a.m. until the time of service all at Love Funeral Home, Palmyra.


DIANA PACEY, 75, Charlestown, died Friday, September, 8, 2017 at Rolling Hills Health Care in New Albany.
She was born on July 13, 1942 in New Albany the daughter of Paul H. and Inez Catherine Cole Maymon Sr. She was retired after 23 years at the United Census Bureau in Jeffersonville. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Charlestown.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years Arthur Pacey of Charlestown; daughter, Karen Owens and her companion Charles of Jeffersonville; son, Stephen Pacey and his wife Brenda of Charlestown; sisters, Paula Tungate of Sebring, FL, Judy Ferry of New Albany, Vicky Caudill of Sellersburg and Cathy Sheehan of Charlestown; brothers, Paul H. Maymon Jr. of Georgetown and Douglas D. Maymon of Greenville; six grandchildren, Ashley, Danielle, Cheyenne, Christopher, Keenan and Aaren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Theresa Williams and son-in-law Lamonte Owens.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 11 A.M. at the First Baptist Church in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 4-8 P.M. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown and on Monday after 9 A.M. at the church.
Expressions of sympathy to Alzheimer's Association.


ANNETTA M. CHESTER, 80, Charlestown, died Friday, September 8, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany.
She was born March 19, 1937 in Charlestown, the daughter of William Montgomery and Frances Eldridge Montgomery Wilburn. She was a homemaker early in her life but later worked for H & R Block in Charlestown for 16 years.
Survivors include her daughters, Paula Washnock(Alan) of Charlestown, Diana McIntosh(Roger) of Charlestown; son Mike Chester(Carol) of Sellersburg; grandchildren, Amy Benavides(Donald), Chris Chester, Candice Blevins(Jimmy) and Roger Paul McIntosh(Lera); great-grandchildren, Amilia, James, Savannah, Lena, Lylah and expecting two more in the near future. Several extended family members including step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Paul Harrison Chester in 2007; infant brother, Lawrence Montgomery; great-grandchild, Roger Paul McIntosh II, step-father, Earl Wilburn.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 1-8 P.M. and after 9:00 A.M. Thursday until the time of services.
Expressions of sympathy in memory of Mrs. Chester may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society.


PAULINE MARY GRAVES, 95, Pekin, died September 7, 2017 at her residence.
Born on August 2, 1922 in Pekin, she was the daughter of the late Cecil Raymond Temple & Pearl (Blankenbaker) Temple. On November 27, 1946 she married Frank Shanks Graves, who preceded her in death. She was retired from the Washington County Rural Telephone CO-OP with 20 years of service as a bookkeeper. She was a member of Pekin United Methodist, & DAR.
Survivors include two sons, David Blair (Ruth Ann) Graves & Stephen Allen (Paula Ratts) Graves; two daughters, Helaine Clare Rickard & Deborah Sue (Mike) Flaugher; nine grandchildren & nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three brothers, Blair Temple, Lloyd Temple & Howard Temple; sister, Julia Temple Fitzpatrick and a son-in-law, Garry Rickard.
The funeral service was Saturday September 9, at the Pekin United Methodist Church. Burial followed at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Rev. Mark Zerkel officiated.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pekin United Methodist Church.
Online expressions may be made at www.hughestaylor.net.


KATRINA TERRY BURGER, 39, Salem, died Wednesday, September 6, 2017 in her residence.
Born September 23, 1977 in Salem, the daughter of Keith T. Burger and Angela Marie (Cole) Burger. She was a life resident of Washington County.
She is survived by two daughters, Ferby Burger and Allie Burger both of Hardinsburg; her companion Bob Cole of Salem; a brother, Lester Burger of Campbellsburg; and Ferby and Allie's grandmother Janetta Cole.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather Norman Cole.
Visitation will be from 12-2 pm Monday Sept. 11 with the Funeral Service to follow at 2 pm at the Funeral Home with Rev. Ron McClintock Officiating. Committal and Interment will take place at Cole Hollow Cemetery near Campbellsburg.
Memorial Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society C/O Jeanette Nolan 945 North Rush Creek Road Salem.


TAMMY LYNN JOHNSON, 57, Floyds Knobs, died on Sunday, September 3, 2017, at Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville.
Born Sunday, January 17, 1960 in Louisville, she was the daughter of the late Shields Thomas "Tom" "Peck" Faulkner and the late Helen Mae Reyer Faulkner. She was a member of Northside Christian and the Avenue Louisville Campus, Louisville.
Surviving are her husband, Mark Johnson of Floyds Knobs; son, Mark "Tony" Johnson II of New Albany; daughter, Kimberly Nicole (Jeromie) Jones of San Diego, CA; sister, Sharon Faulkner of Jeffersonville; grandchildren, Elescia Shea Jones and Cadence Johnson; nephew, Tommy (Tamara) Faulkner; great-niece, Katie Faulkner and a great-nephew, Benjamin Faulkner.
Funeral services were Friday, September 8, 2017, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home, Ardmore, Alabama with Son-in-law Jeromie Jones officiating. Burial followed in Gatlin Cemetery, Ardmore, AL.


CHARLES LARRY PRUITT, SR., 88, died Saturday, September 9, 2017, surrounded by family, at his home.
He was born April 5, 1929 at Louisville, Kentucky to the late Joseph L. and Elizabeth Leezer Pruitt. He attended Flaget High School, was a peacetime Army Veteran, retired from International Harvestor, Indianapolis and a member of Saint Michael’s Catholic Church, Bradford.
Preceding him in death were his parents, and sisters, Joann Porter, Doris Woods and Mary Messmer.
Surviving are his wife, Stella Mays Pruitt; sons, Charles L. Pruitt, Jr. of Bradford, Edward L. Pruitt (Brenda) of Bradford, Timothy S. Pruitt (Leah) of Greenville, Jacob Tyler Voyles of Depauw, Mike Lowhorn (Tina) of Palmyra, Allen Lowhorn (Tonya) of Borden; daughters, Deborah Peterson (Chuck) of Sellersburg, Karen S. O’Conner of Sellersburg, Carla Gohmann of Georgetown, Paula Voyles of Payneville, KY; brothers, Joe Pruitt (Clara) of Salem, James Pruitt (Rose) of Bradford, Michael Pruitt (Connie) of Palmyra; sisters, Helen Gilligan of Ohio, Carolyn Zimmerman of Sherburne, NY, Sharon Senn (Ed) of Palmyra; 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral mass will be at 11 A.M. Thursday, September 14, 2017 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 11400 Farmer Lane, Greenville, with burial in Leavenworth Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 2–8 p.m. Wednesday, family at 1 P.M. Wednesday and after 9 A.M. Thursday at Swarens Funeral Home, 1405 Hwy 64 NW, Ramsey, IN.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to HOSPARUS HEALTHS Southern Indiana.


MICHAEL PAUL MORRIS, 39, Marysville, died Saturday, September 9, 2017.
He was born on October 7, 1977 to David H. and Mary L. (Spencer) Morris in Scottsburg.
He was preceded in death by his father, David Morris.
Survivors include his wife the former, Mary Rebecca LaMaster of Marysville; sons, Trenton Morris of Marysville and Skylar Morris of Marysville; step-son, Micah Bullock (Danielle) of Scottsburg; daughter, Kyra Morris of Marysville; mother and step-father, Mary Lou and Carl Banks of Salem; brother, David W. Morris of Clarksville; sister, Angela Morris of Jackson County; uncle, Earl Morris of Irvine, KY; aunt, Diana Walker of Bonnyman, KY.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 15, 2017 at 2pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial to follow in the Owen Creek Cemetery. Visitation will begin after 10am on Friday.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com

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