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Obituaries November 1, 2017 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 30 October 2017 00:00

MENDI WILSON, 36
KAREN S. LUCAS, 71
DONALD ARCHIE KAHL, 76
CARLIE A. BEDFORD, 83
CHARLES WILLIAM "B.C." COOKE, 67
DOUGLAS E. WRIGHT, 73
LUCY CULLINS, 80
RICKEY LYNN WHITE, 45
ROSIE A. MUNCY, 96
CLELLA ANN “SUSIE” LOPP, 100
MICHAEL A. TEGARDEN, 46
JACK LAFOLLETTE, 73
DANNIE JOE HOGGATT, 65
RUTH L. QUANDT, 63
CLARA RIOS, 73
MARY ANN MORTON, 74
LARRY PEYTON BRADSHAW, 71
ANDREW LEWIS, 64
ROBERT J. MORGAN, 60
STORIE OAKLYNN BINKLEY, INFANT
JASON RAY MORRIS, 36
DOUGLAS RAY CARVER, 51
PHYLLIS ANN ROBERTS, 63
LAVANIA STIDHAM, 78
SHIRLEY A. BROWN, 69
THOMAS GARDNER "TOMCAT" KIMBRELL, SR., 58
BETTY JEAN CALLOWAY, 74
PAUL E. KOVERT, 97
JOY ANN COLLINS, 80


MENDI WILSON, 36, Austin, died Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
She was born on June 17, 1981 in Salem, the daughter of Marsha Diane Lamb. She was a homemaker and mother.
She was preceded in death by her mother and a sister, Heather Haley-Nicholson.
Survivors include her daughter, Hannah Wilson of Austin; a son, Joseph Kellerman, Jr. of Austin; a sister, Michelle Beare of Austin and six nieces and nephews.
Cremation services were entrusted to Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Interment will be at a later date in Crown Hill Cemetery in Salem.
Online Condolences can be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


KAREN S. LUCAS, 71, Salem, died Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany.
She was born July 22, 1946 in Manchester, Kentucky the daughter of Lester and Ethel Mae Winchester Thompson. She was a member of Highland Missionary Baptist Church and a retired employee of Smith Cabinet Company.
She is survived by her husband, Johnny Horn of Salem. They were married January 6, 2001. She is also survived by four sons, Michael Lucas (Kim) of Dayton, Kentucky, Jason Lucas (Hannah) of Salem, Troy Lucas (Teresa) of Salem, and John Berry Horn of Corydon; three daughters, Missy Eggleston (Greg) of Hebron, Kentucky, Penny Nalepa of Detroit, Michigan and Debbie Newby of Salem; 19 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Leroy Lucas; two sisters, Virgie Davidson and Lavada Rodgers and her parents.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 3 PM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-8 PM and Thursday from 1PM-time of service.


DONALD ARCHIE KAHL, 76, Otisco, died Sunday, October 22, 2017 in Sellersburg.
He was born on April 16, 1941 in Otisco to the late George Kahl and Mary Alliene Moore. He was a 1960 graduate of New Washington High School. He received his Master’s Degree at Indiana University Southeast. He pursued a teaching career and through the years taught at Austin, Charlestown, and Silver Creek High Schools. At these schools he was an assistant basketball, track, and cross country coach. He later became a hypnotherapist giving stop smoking and weight loss seminars in 48 states.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his two sisters, Myrtle (Marge) McMillen, and Doris Ann Carlisle, and brother, Charles Kahl.
He is survived by his brothers, Melvin Harmon (Betty) of Louisville, George Kahl of Otisco, and Maurice Kahl (Kay) of Jeffersonville.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 12-2 pm at the Emmanuel United Methodist Church where he was a member (Old State Road 3 in Otisco) with his celebration of life service taking place at 2pm. Cremation was chosen following Donnie’s wishes. He will be laid to rest in the Emmanuel Church Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Donor’s favorite charity.


CARLIE A. BEDFORD, 83, Pekin, died Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd.
She was born May 26, 1934 in Honaker, Kentucky the daughter of Lilburn and Fay Hatfield Hall. She was a retired waitress and a member of Salem Church of God.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Vern Bedford in 1997; one brother, six sisters and her parents.
She is survived by four sons, Don Young (Ehmma) of South Carolina, Paul Young (Ronda) of Salem, Kenneth Young and Ralph Young (Cherri) both of Pekin; a daughter, Debra Davidson (Milford) of Salem; a brother, Lilburn Hall Jr. of Greenwood; two sisters, Norma Jean Smith and Sandra Anderson both of Pekin; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held Thursday at 10 AM at Olive Branch Cemetery.


CHARLES WILLIAM "B.C." COOKE, 67, 67, Madison, died Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 2 p.m. at his residence in Madison.
He was borb in Madison on December 29, 1949, the son of the late John and Elizabeth Munier Cooke. He was a 1967 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School and later attended Presbyterian College in Clinton South Carolina. He was inducted into the United States Marine Corps in February 1970, rising to the rate of Sergeant while serving in the Marine Helicopter Squadron One, commonly known as "Marine One", and receiving an honorable discharge in 1974. Upon returning home to Madison from his service in the Marine Corps, he worked for the old Madison Bank & Trust and the old Tower Manufacturing Company, later becoming a self-employed carpenter and woodworker. He was a member of the Prince of Peace catholic community, serving with various committees and assisting with many church and school projects. In 1996 he was honored for his efforts over the years by Shawe and Pope John Schools with the inaugural Golden Shamrock. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, attaining the Fourth Degree, the Madison 2’s and 5’s Fire Companies and the Prince of Peace Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife Marina Dattilo Cooke of Madison; his daughter, Jodi Gray and her husband, Jeff of Lexington; his son, John Cooke and his wife, Keeley of Madison; his grandchildren, Courtney, Logan, Jackson, Anna, Carson, Shannon, Johnny, Owen and Finn; his sisters, Priscilla Cooke Thurnall Branham of Deputy, and Carolyn Elizabeth Cooke Thieman and her husband, Graham of Madison; his brother, J. Robert Cooke and his wife, Barbara of Madison and a number of other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Sara Elizabeth Cooke Laskowski.
Mass will be said on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Father Hilary Meny Gymnasium at Shawe Memorial High School, 201 West State Street, Madison. Interment will follow in the Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery on North Walnut Street in downtown Madison, Indiana with full military honors. Friends may call Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 3-8 p.m. and Friday from 9-9:30 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
The Rosary will be prayed on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of Shawe and Pope John Schools. Cards are available at the funeral home.


DOUGLAS E. WRIGHT, 73, Henryville, died Sunday, October 22, 2017, at Diversicare of Providence in New Albany.
He was born January 5, 1944 in Henryville. He was the son of Burrell Franklin Zimmerman and Doris Mae (Brishaber) Zimmerman. He was a 1962 Henryville High School graduate and was a member of Henryville Community Presbyterian Church where he served as an elder. On December 21, 1962 in Henryville, he married Vivian (Coomes) Wright who survives in Henryville. He was an Associate Professor at Jefferson Community College, retiring on September 1, 2005. He was a housebuilder, woodworker, jack of all trades, and a Kentucky Colonel.
Other survivors include four sons, Scott L. Wright of Henryville, Jeffrey A. (Barbara Jean) Wright, Batavia, OH, Michael E. (Karen) Wright of Henryville, and James F. (Mandy) Wright of Cheyenne, WY, eight grandchildren, Allison (Joel) Wolff, Dakota Wright, Brett Wright, Cassidy Wright, Cooper Wright, Megan Wright, Tiffany (Tim) Grime, and Samantha Kelly, one great-granddaughter, Cyla Wright, and one brother, Harry L. Wright.
A celebration of life service will be conducted at 11 AM on Friday, October 27, 2017 with a time of gathering on Friday from 10 AM until 11 AM at Henryville Community Presbyterian Church with cremation to follow. Visitation will be on Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 5 PM until 8 PM at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville.
The family requests expressions of sympathy may be given to the Henryville Community Presbyterian Church or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 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


LUCY CULLINS, 80, Pekin, Salem, died October 24, 2017 at her residence.
Born on December 24, 1936 in Sunfish, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Millard Hayes & Ruth Ann French Hayes. She was retired from the JayC Store in Salem, where she served in the Deli Department. She was a member of St. Patricks Catholic Church in Salem.
Survivors include five sons, William A. Cullins Retired USMC, Phillip A. (Lil) Cullins, Charles W. Cullins Retired Army, Kevin D. (Isabel) Cullins Retired Navy, & M. David Cullins; daughter, Mary F. (Mike) Eiler; brother, Father Maurice Hayes; five sisters, Theresa Weyer, Angela Cullins, Helen Reynolds, Lucille Warren, & Lois Bridges; 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Cullins.
The Funeral Mass will be at 10 AM Monday at the St. Patricks Catholic Church in Salem. Viewing will be from 4-8 PM Sunday at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem, and Monday from 9 AM until time of service at the church. Burial will be at St. Patricks Cemetery. Father Maurice Hayes will officiate.
Online expressions may be made left at www.hughestaylor.net.


RICKEY LYNN WHITE, 45, Scottsburg, died Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was born July 29, 1972 in Scottsburg. He married Crystal Dawn (Cole) White on May 11, 2015, who survives. He was a member of Church of the New Covenant and worked at Morgan Foods for 17 years.
Survivors include daughters, Stephanie Ann (William Lackey) White, Jeffersonville, Whitney Denise (Erik) Mobley, Austin, Destiny Dawn (William Anderson) White, Austin; his mother, Katherine White, Austin; stepson, James Bradley Barrett, Seymour; stepdaughter, Allison Cora-Nichole Barrett, Seymour; brother, Arnold Dale White, Scottsburg and Eric White, Austin; Sister, Wilma Elam, Austin. He is also survived by two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Don White and a brother, Don White Jr.
Funeral Service: 1:00 pm Friday, October 27, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with Rev. Herbie White officiating. Visitation will be 12-1 pm Friday at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will be at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


ROSIE A. MUNCY, 96, Crothersville, died Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at her home.
Born September 19, 1921 in Hyden, KY, she was the daughter of Matt and Nannie (Maggard) Asher. She married Hetch Muncy in Hyden, KY who preceded her in death. She worked at the former US Shoe factory in Crothersville, was of Baptist faith and was a member of First Baptist Church in Crothersville.
Survivors include four children, Mary Alice (Ralph Holbrook) Cole of Irving, KY, Imogene (Clifton) Fee of Scottsburg, Vellis (Ellen) Muncy of Campbellsburg and Hetch Muncy Jr. of Crothersville; 18 grandchildren, several great- and great-great-grandchildren and one brother Mason (Thelma) Asher of Louisville.
She was preceded in death by a son, James Lawton Muncy, two brothers, three sisters, and one great-grandson, Branson Michael Hetch Muncy.
Pastor David Schill will conduct funeral services on Friday at 11 AM at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery. Friends may visit on Thursday from 4-8 PM at the Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville and after 10 AM on Friday.
Memorial donations may be given in honor of Rosey to Crothersville Cemetery.
Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com


CLELLA ANN “SUSIE” LOPP, 100, died Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Silver Oaks Health Campus in Columbus.
She was born May 7, 1917 in Laconia, to James T. and Allie Pitman Shields. In 1941 she married Howard (Doc) Lopp. They moved to Salem and she assisted him in his veterinary practice. As a member of Salem Presbyterian Church, she attended faithfully. She was a member of Tri Kappa, active and inactive chapters.
She is survived by her daughters, Sharon Gratz (George) of Columbus and Nancy Bowles (Stephen) of Indianapolis; brother, Trewhitt Shields of Decatur, Alabama; sister-in-law, Grace Shields of Anderson, Indiana; grandchildren, Linda Bawel (Zach), Nicholas Bowles (Christa), Jay Bowles (Elizabeth); step-grandson, Derik Gratz (Rachel); 10 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband of 55 years, Howard (Doc) Lopp; grandson, Eric Luse, and her brothers, Derrill and J.D. Shields, and a sisters-in-law, Ella Mae Shields and Dorothy Shields.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 4-8 PM and Saturday from 9AM-time of service.
Memorial contributions can be made to Washington County Community Foundation, Salem Presbyterian Church Fund or donor’s choice of charity.


MICHAEL A. TEGARDEN, 46, Salem, died Tuesday October 24, 2017 at St. Vincent Salem Hospital.
He was born December 22, 1970 in Salem, the son of Lee and Anna R. Middleton Tegarden. He was a 1989 graduate of West Washington High School and a disabled employee of GKN.
He is survived by his wife Jessica Field Tegarden they were married November 11, 2011; his mother, Anna Tegarden of Campbellsburg; a son, Gerald Michael Tegarden of Kentucky; brothers, Jeffrey Tegarden (Roena) of Pekin, Stephen Tegarden (Sharon) of Paola, Kansas, and his best friend Jeremy Hobson of Salem.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lee Tegarden.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 AM at Weathers Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Gorman officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Tabor Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 2-6 PM and Monday from 9 AM until time of service.


JACK LAFOLLETTE, 73, Seymour, died Wednesday, October 25, 2017.
He was born on June 30, 1944, in Indianapolis, to the late Chaile Melvin and Mary Jane (Williams) LaFollette. He was a retired tool and die maker. He had been an active member in the Eagles since 1975, a member of the American Legion, American Legion Riders and the Region 7 ABATE.
He is survived by his children, Patsy Gross, Kathi Campbell, Jack L. LaFollette, Jr., Jeffrey LaFollette, and Tina LeeAnn Mitchell; step-children, Tim (Cindy) Lambert, Lisa (Alan) Tanner and Michael (Jennifer) White; sister, Ruth Thomas; 13 grandchildren and step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and nieces, Brenda Bruffey, Christina Barnes-Silver and Alexandra Thomas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, step-daughter, DeAnna Miller; and brothers, Joseph LaFollette and infant John David LaFollette.
Funeral services will be at Voss & Sons Funeral Service on Saturday, October 28, at 12 noon with Rev. David Carroll officiating. Graveside service will follow at 2:30 pm at Memorial Park Cemetery, 9350 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. Family and friends may call at Voss & Sons Funeral Service on Friday from 4-8 pm and on Saturday after 11 am until time of service.
Memorials may be written to American Cancer Society or St. Jude, in care of Voss & Sons Funeral Service.
Online condolences may be given on the funeral home website at www.vossfuneralservice.com


DANNIE JOE HOGGATT, 65, Pekin, died Wednesday, October 25 at Baptist Health Floyd.
He was born July 30, 1952 in Bedford, the son of Elmer and Verla Brewer Hoggatt. He was an employee of Kimball’s for 35 years. He was a member of Westview Christian Church. He was a Volunteer and Retired Firefighter for Pierce Polk Fire Department.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Brewer Hoggatt. They were married June 15, 1974. He is also survived by his son, Darren Hoggatt (Ashley) of Pekin; daughter, Tara Stalker (Jay) of Salem; brother, Rick Hoggatt (Sherri) of Bedford, and six grandchildren, Jena, Houston, Simon, Zach, Kaylea, and Elijah.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 4-8PM and Tuesday from 9AM-time of service.


RUTH L. QUANDT, 63, Scottsburg, died Monday, October 23, 2017 at her residence.
She was born on February 5, 1954 in Pontiac, Michigan, the daughter of the late William DeGrandchamp and Betty (Buell) DeGrandchamp. She was a retired from Genesis Plastics in Scottsburg, where she worked for 20 years and also had worked at Long John Silvers.
She was preceded in death by her parents and several siblings.
Survivors include a daughter, Brandy Bowling of Scottsburg; a son, Jason R. Quandt of Port Huron, Michigan; two sisters, Cathy Waiters of Caseville, Michigan and Susan Noll of Kentucky and two granddaughters, Kelsey Taylor and Kimberly Quandt.
Cremation services were entrusted to Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences can be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


CLARA RIOS, 73, Austin, died Thursday, October 26, 2017 at her residence.
She was born August 26, 1944 in Typo, KY, the daughter of the late Jeff Spicer and Rachel (Hollen) Spicer. She was the former manager of the Austin Coin Laundry Austin.
Survivors include her son, Sherman Junior Noble, Chicago, ILL; sisters, Elsie Ray, Carrollton, Kentucky and Roberta Wells, Austin; companion, Robert Rios, Austin; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two Infant sons; a brother, Kash Gross and a sister, Delseni Stivedurf.
Funeral Service will be at 1 PM Monday, October 30, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with Rev. Billy Snowden officiating. Visitation will be 10 AM to 1 PM Monday at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin. Burial will be at Scottsburg Cemetery in Scottsburg.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


MARY ANN MORTON, 74, Otisco, died Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
She was born on August 16, 1943 to Corbin and Magdeline (Kiser) Joseph in Letcher Co., KY.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dempsey Morton; daughter, Melinda Caudill; son, Troy Michael Caudill.
Survivors include her daughters, Carol Caudill of Elizabethton, IN; sons, Jimmy Dean Caudill of Otisco and Christopher Brian Morton of Letcher Co., KY; brother, Derrick Joseph of Whitesburg, KY; sister, Elizabeth Joseph of Whitesburg, KY; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
No services scheduled at this time. Family has chosen cremation.
Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown handling arrangements.


LARRY PEYTON BRADSHAW, 71, Charlestown, died Thursday October 26, 2017 at Audubon Hospital in Louisville.
He was born on July 17, 1946 in Clark County, to Harold and Dezetta Watts Bradshaw. He was a United States Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War and a retired employee of Ford Motor Company after working for 32 years. He was also vice-president of the Charlestown Cemetery Association board of directors.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years Janet Sergent Bradshaw; sons, Brian Bradshaw (Shari) of Charlestown and Andy Bradshaw (Katie) of Charlestown; brother, Jim Bradshaw (Tina) of Charlestown, Jan Gruebbel (Steve) of Louisville and Sue Barringer of Goshen, KY; grandchildren, Peyton Bradshaw, Caleb Bradshaw, Andrea Helton and Addison Messer and several nieces and nephews.
Funerals services will be held at 11 am on Monday October 30, 2017 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12 am to 8 pm on Sunday and after 9 am on Monday.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to American Heart Association.


ANDREW LEWIS, 64, Borden, died October 26, 2017 at his residence.
Born on August 28, 1953 in Jeffersonville, he was the son of the late John Lewis and Judy Marrs Lewis. He was a former steel hauler. He was a graduate of Borden High School Class of 1971.
Survivors include his son, John Alan Lewis & wife Brandy of Borden; two daughters, Erin Jones and husband Joe of Borden and Amanda Cavins & husband Justin of Borden; former wife, Carol Robertson Lewis; 6 grandsons, Gunner Jones, Wyatt Jones, Brayden Cavins, Brody Cavins, Brant Cavins, & Carter Lewis.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The funeral service will be at 1 PM Monday at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Borden. Viewing will be from 3-7 PM Sunday and Monday from noon until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Walnut Hill Cemetery. Brother Alan Ball will officiate.
Online expressions may be made to www.hughestaylor.net


ROBERT J. MORGAN, 60, Salem, died Friday, October 27 at his home.
He was born March 12, 1957 in Hyden, Kentucky the son of Arthur and Icie Hoskins Morgan. He was a former employee of Koetter Woodworking and a former member of the National Guard.
He was preceded in death by his wife, June Farmer in 2009; brothers, Junior Ray Morgan, David Morgan, Eugene Morgan and Edward Morgan, and two sisters, Lucille Caldwell and Katherine Johnson and a granddaughter, Amanda Farmer.
He is survived by two sons, Bill Farmer (Rebekah) of Salem and Calvin Farmer of Salem; three daughters, Amy Leddington-Frederick (Ben) of Salem, Annie Dupin (Eddie) of Salem and Sandi Knapp of Salem, his parents, Arthur and Icie Morgan; a brother, Timothy Morgan of London, Kentucky; four sisters, Joyce Embry of Palmyra, Linda Mullins of Wooten, Kentucky, Brenda Roach of Salem, and Vicky Meader of London, Kentucky, a host of nieces and nephews and 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 PM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10AM-time of service. Ryan Osborne will officiate.


STORIE OAKLYNN BINKLEY, INFANT daughter of Matthew and Shelby (Calloway) Binkley was born on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 6:25 PM at Norton Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
She was 5 pounds, 9.6 ounces and 16.5 inches long. She died shortley after her birth from complications of Jeune Syndrome. Storie had light blonde hair, hazel eyes, a cute little button nose and pouty lips. She had her daddy's ears and was beautiful and tiny, but fit right in our arms.
Survivors include her parents, Matthew and Shelby Binkley of Scottsburg; her chihauhau sister, Nellie; grandparents, Jerry and Melissa Binkley of Scottsburg, Chris and Lisa Romero of Port St. Lucy, Florida, David and Jennifer Calloway of Scottsburg; aunts and uncles, Samantha and Luccas Durham of Austin, Justin Hunt and Samantha Calloway of Port St. Lucy, Florida, Lane and Joseph Calloway of Scottsburg.
Cremation services were entrusted to Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Memorials may be made to the Jeune Syndrome Foundation (www.jeunes.org.uk) or c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences can be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


JASON RAY MORRIS, 36, Madison, died Friday, October 27, 2017 at Norton Hospital after losing his battle with abdominal cancer.
He was born on October 19, 1981 to Christopher and Joyce (Asher) Morris in Big Stone Gap, VA. He was an Army Veteran, a machine operator for Ford Motor Company, a member of the House of Refuge Church in Nabb, a member of the American Legion Post 9 in Madison, the Madison Masonic Lodge and also the Local 862 Riders for Hero’s.
He was preceded in death by his step-father, Kenneth Box; grandmother, Sylvia Asher; grandfather, James Morris.
Survivors include his wife the former Mary McClellan; daughters, Kellie McClellan of Madison and Natalie Jester of Madison; son, Aaron Bebout, Jr. of Madison; mother, Joyce Box-Seal of Bethlehem; father, Christopher Morris of Chapmansboro, TN; brother, Mark Morris of New Washington; sister, Chrissy Morris-Haas of Ringo, GA; step-brothers, Jason Box of Lexington, Jonathan Cain of Madison, Alex Gooch of Salem and Gabriel Whitt of Charlestown; step-sister, Carol Box of Jeffersonville; grandparents, Linda & Robert Asher of Madison and Phyllis McNight of WV.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 12pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington. Visitation will begin on Tuesday from 5-8 pm, and after 11 am on Wednesday. Masonic services will be held Tuesday night at 7:30 pm.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


DOUGLAS RAY CARVER, 51, Scottsburg, died Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Norton's Hospital in Louisville.
Born July 30, 1966 in Scottsburg, he was the son of the late Paul Carver and Barbara (Robinson) Howard, who survives. He was married to Melinda (Spicer) Carver for 23 years, who survives. He was a member of the USBA.
Survivors include his daughter, Brittnay Robbins, Arizona; sons, Justin Spicer, Austin, Chris Carver, Austin and Roy Marlow, Austin; brothers, Darrell (Sheila) Carver, New Port Richey, Florida, Eddie (Lesley) McIntosh, Austin, Sam (Donna) Begley, Austin and Gary (Laura) McIntosh, Knox; his mother, Barbara Howard, Seymour; sisters, Donna (Mark) Malone, Seymour, Christine (Jim) Hale, Austin and Sheila (Tony) Kiesler, Scottsburg. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Nathan Spicer, his father & step-mother, Paul & Aileen Carver.
Funeral Service will be at 1 pm Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin. Visitation will be 4-8 pm Wednesday and after 9 am Thursday at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will be at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


PHYLLIS ANN ROBERTS, 63, Charlestown, died Wednesday, October 25, 2017 in Caneyville, KY.
She was born on February 12, 1954 to Wendell John and Lillie Dell (Horton) Patrick in Louisville, KY. She was a former deli manager for Winn Dixie, and a clerk for Humana Insurance.
Survivors include her son, Joseph Roberts of St. Louis, MO; brother, John Patrick of Indianapolis.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 1pm at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Visitation will begin on Monday from 5-8 pm, and after 10 am on Tuesday.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


LAVANIA STIDHAM, 78, Charlestown, died Friday, October 27, 2017 at Kentuckiana Medical Center.
She was born on April 5, 1939 to Delmar and Martha (Fouts) Raleigh in Whitesburg, KY. She was a retired designer for Kentucky Wood Flooring, and a member of the Freedom Gospel Church. Although she had no children many called her mom and grandma.
Survivors include her husband, Bob Stidham of Charlestown; brothers, Larry Raleigh of Crossville, TN, and Charles Raleigh of Whitesburg, KY; several nieces and nephews; grandchildren, Grant Miles of Charlestown and Justin Miles of Charlestown.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 10 am at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation will begin on Monday from 4pm to 8pm, and after 9am on Tuesday.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


SHIRLEY A. BROWN, 69, Salem, died Friday, October 27, 2017 at Baptist Health Louisville.
Born August 22, 1948 in Sheffield, Alabama, she was the daughter of the late Everett L. and Thelma Mae (Smothers) Daniel.
She was a 1966 graduate of Butler County High School in Kentucky. She married April 18, 1969 to Howard Tommy Brown Jr., who survives.
She was a retired employee of the old Smith Cabinet Manufacturing Company, OneMain Financial and was a former employee of Porter Paints in Louisville. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and had been a resident of Salem for most of her life. Shirley loved tending her flowers and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Survivors include Son: Tommy (Sherri) Brown III, Salem; Sister: Gail (Charlie) Miller, Bloomington and her canine companion: Mitzi Marie. She is also survived by 2 grandchildren and 12 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents & 1 sister, Mary Smith.
Funeral Service was Sunday, October 29, 2017 at Dawalt Funeral Home. Burial followed Monday at Crown Hill Cemetery.


THOMAS GARDNER "TOMCAT" KIMBRELL, SR., 58, Jeffersonville, died Thursday, October 26, 2017, at his home in Jeffersonville.
He was born September 10, 1959 in Scottsburg, the son of the late Charles Kimbrell and Norma Gardner Kimbrell Thomas. He owned and operated Kimbrell Construction for several years and was an expert in dry wall. He served as a mechanic at the Madison Marina as well. He had worked for 13 years in Louisville for Ops Plus as a construction coordinator. He resided in Jeffersonville since 1999 and was currently employed with a contractor for the Markland Dam (Duke Energy) in Switzerland County. He was a member of the Cook Memorial United Methodist Church in Jeffersonville. He was diagnosed with cancer three weeks ago.
He is survived by by his wife, Diane L. Poole Kimbrell of Jeffersonville; his daughters, Sadi Kimbrell and her companion, Damon Bryant of Indianapolis, Kalle Dee Kimbrell of Jeffersonville; his son, Corporal U.S Marine Corps Thomas "T.J." Gardner Kimbrell, Jr. of Jeffersonville; his granddaughter, Evelyn Rose Bryant of Indianapolis; his brother, Scott Kimbrell of Indianapolis; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services were Sunday, October 29, 2017 by Pastor Teresa Poole Branham at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund in Tom's Memory. Cards are available at the funeral home.


BETTY JEAN CALLOWAY, 74, Lexington, died Friday, October 27, 2017 at Hampton Oaks Health Campus in Scottsburg.
She was born on July 9, 1943 in Austin, the daughter of the late Milton Hays and Golden "Goldie" M. (Spicer) Masters. she graduated from Crothersville High School and then married her husband, Ed Calloway in 1961. She started her working career at the old U.S. Shoe Factory in Crothersville, and then became bookkeeper for the old Hahn's Saddle Shop. Her and her husband were co-owner's of several businesses over the years. They included Calloway Oil Company, Calloway Packaging, Business Services, Inc., E & J Truck Stop and Burger Queen in Austin. They also were former co-owner's of the Ponderosa and Arby's Restaurants. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Scottsburg.
Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Ed Calloway; a son, Gene Calloway and wife Kim of Lexington; a daughter, Mitzi Coffey and husband Mark of Jeffersonville; a sister, Carlene Kennedy and husband Mark of Big Cabin, Oklahoma; a brother, Ralph Milton Hays and wife Delilah of Crothersville; seven grandchildren, Madyson Calloway, Samantha Loseman (Tim), Kameron, Kaden and Kyle Mace, Emily Burris (Shane) and Nick Coffey (Tiffani) and six great-grandchildren, Blake, Kaydence, Kace, Karson, Luke and Mya. Funeral Service will be at 11 am Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Collins Funeral Home with David Colbert officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Friday and after 10 am Saturday at Collins Funeral Home.
Cremation will follow services with burial at a later date in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions can be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences can me made at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


PAUL E. KOVERT, 97, a lifelong resident of Crothersville, died Sunday, October 29, 2017 at Covered Bridge Health Campus in Seymour.
Born August 24, 1920 in Crothersville, he was the son of Henry and Lula (Peters) Kovert. He was a 1938 Crothersville High School graduate, attended Franklin College, and served in the Army of the United States during WWII. He was a retired carpenter of Kovert Brothers Residential Builders, where he worked with his father and brothers. He was a member of Immanuel United Church of Christ, the Masonic Lodge in Crothersville, and the Scottish Rite in Indianapolis. He served on the Crothersville School Board in the 1960’s and on the Schneck Hospital Board.
On November 29, 1949 in Crothersville, he married Berna Lee (Crawford) Kovert, who died on Tuesday, May 10, 2016.
Survivors include, two sons, Hal E. (Glenda) Kovert of Jeffersonville and Rex (Peggy) Kovert of Crothersville, five grandchildren, Kara Kovert of Indianapolis, Krista (Jeff) Thompson of Jeffersonville, Kallie (Dustin) Roller of Crothersville, Kassie (Fiancé Matt Mickel) Kovert Evansville and Kory Kovert of Crothersville; one great-grandson, Allen Paul Roller of Crothersville, and one Brother, Lester (Joyce) Kovert of Crothersville.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Lawrence Kovert.
Pastor Bud Walther will conduct funeral services at 11 AM on Friday, November 3, 2017 at Immanuel United Church of Christ with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.
Friends may visit on Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 4-8 PM at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville and after 10 AM on Friday at church.
Memorial donations may be given to Crothersville Cemetery c/o Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.adamsfuneralhomeonline.com


JOY ANN COLLINS, 80, Scottsburg, died Sunday, October 29, 2017 at her residence.
She was born on September 26, 1937 in North Vernon, the daughter of the late Richard Plessinger and Margaret (Butler) Plessinger. She graduated from Scottsburg High School in 1955 and married her husband, Oakley Collins that summer on June 24. She was a former employee of the Scott County Auditor's Office and also worked for the U.S. Census Bureau in Jeffersonville. In addition, she formerly worked at Regal Insulation, ran a newspaper route for Courier Journal and a was the bookkeeper for the old Best Western Hotel. She was baptized and grew up attending Scaffold Lick Baptist Church, but has been a member of the Zoah Christian Church ever since marrying her husband. She was also acitive in the Lydia Dorcas Circle in her church and a former member of the Red Hats Society. She sold numerous products over the years from her home for various companies.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Vernon, Malvern and Larry Plessinger and a sister, Carol J. Weaver.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Oakley Collins; two daughters, Pat Collins-Cain of Scottsburg, and LisaCollins-Cruz (Victor) of Blocher; three sons, Jeff Collins (Donna) of Scottsburg, Greg Collins (Jenny) of Fountain Inn, South Carolina and Doug Collins (Sheryl Jeffries) of Scottsburg; 14 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
Funeral Service will be at 11 am Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Collins Funeral Home with burial in Zoah Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Wednesday and after 10 am Thursday at Collins Funeral Home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Zoah Church Building Fund c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences can be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.

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