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Obituaries November 22, 2017 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 20 November 2017 00:00

FRANCES F. BANET, 81
KAREN LOUISE HOLLOWAY, 60
SCARLETT GRACE FORD
WENDELL R. "SWEET PEA" COLE, 67
ERNIE BURTON, 74
RUBY SMITH, 93
WANDA S. SPICER, 55
DOMONIC ALLEN BONNER, 37
RUBY C. WEILBAKER SHELBY, 100
LUVILLA I. GRACE, 101
TERRENCE “TERRY” WAYNE KAHAFER, 55
TERESA FREMODY, 49
ARDELIA "DEE" MITCHELL, 67
DARLEITH KAY BLEDSOE WILGUS, 80
ANNA MARGARET BURGHER, 88
KATHLEEN WALTON, 92
LORAINE WHITE, 67
JOHN “DICKIE” BROCK SR., 76
BETTY ANN (KAELIN) STEMLE, 85
NANCY M. POEHLEIN, 75
VERNA ELLEN MUNCY, 74
IRENE JOHNSON, 87
ROGER WARREN "FLASH" TUCKER, 72
HOMER E. BOWLING, 74
DEBORA BUETER BEELER, 56
LEONARD E. STURGILL, 62
MYRON NEAL SNOWDEN, 62
MANDY “LOU ANN” HENSLEY, 83
PAUL WAYNE PLANCK, 76
BENNIE BURTON
HOWARD L. HENSLER
JOYCE A. TACKETT, 79
IRENE JOHNSON, 87
JOYCE KATHRYN ALLEN, 99


FRANCES F. BANET, 81, died Monday, November 13, 2017 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
She was born September 3, 1936 in Jackson County, Kentucky the daughter of Pryce and Bertha Mathes-Sexton.
She is survived by her husband, Richard Banet of Lanesville; two sons, Gerald Banet of Lanesville and Richard Wayne Banet (Leann) of Corydon; three daughters, Barbara Danner (Tony Privett) of Danville, KY, Betty Jane Wingler of Palmyra and Patricia Donahue (Steven) of Charlestown; brother, Conley Sexton and sister, Juanita Harrell both of New Salisbury; 10 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown. Burial will be in Edwardsville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-8 PM Wednesday, November 15, 2017 and Thursday from 9-11 AM at the funeral home.


KAREN LOUISE HOLLOWAY, 60, died Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
Born October 15, 1957 in Seymour, she was the daughter of the late Curtis L. and Patricia A.(Oakley) Bischoff who survives in Crothersville. She was a 1976 Crothersville High School graduate, was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church and Abate of Indiana. She worked at Hanover Nursing Center and Scott Villa Nursing Home as an LPN.
Other survivors include one son, Jacob Lee (Stephanie) Holloway of Austin and one daughter, Sara Nicole Holloway of Indianapolis; lifelong partner, William Ray Holloway Jr; three grandchildren, Brooklyn White, Bailey White, and Brittlyn Holloway; great-grandson, Braxton Dunn; siblings, Russell E. (Debbie) Bischoff, Bridgewater, NJ, Frank E. (Jenny) Bischoff, Cassopolis, MI, Gary W. (Rose) Bischoff, Crothersville, IN, Donna K. (Michael) DeShong, Hanover, Jean M. Barnes, Clearwater, FL, Peggy A. (Rex) Kovert, Crothersville, and Theresa J. Thomas, Crothersville.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at St. Ambrose Catholic Church with Father Darvin Winters officiating, burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Seymour. Visitation will be from 4-8 PM on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville and after 10 AM at church on Thursday.
Memorial donations may be given to Jackson County Humane Society or St. Ambrose Catholic Church 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.


SCARLETT GRACE FORD, was born at 7:42 am on November 9, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, and passed away around 9 am in both of her parents arms.
Survivors include her parents, Timmothy & Stephanie Ford, Whitestown; a brother, Aiden Ford, Whitestown; grandparents, Alicia Neace, Austin; paternal grandparents Richard Ford, Kokomo and Lori Ford, Lebanon; great-grandparents, Tommy & Helen Neace, Austin, Nancy Spindler, Louisville, Kentucky and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her grandfather, Christopher Neace and Great-Grandmother, Linda Sue White.
Funeral Service, noon Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, with Rev. Mike Shuler officiating. Visitation will be 10 am to 12 pm Wednesday at Buchanan Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


WENDELL R. "SWEET PEA" COLE, 67, Lexington, died Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Kindred Hospital in Louisville.
He was born on August 17, 1950 in Estil, Kentucky, the son of the late Hargis Cole and Ida Mae (Crawford) Cole. He was a retired Machine Operator for Cummins Engine Company in Columbus, for 30 years, retiring in 1999. He was also a retired Presbyterian Minister for the Christian Pilgrim Church in Austin and attended the Solid Rock Church near Scottsburg.
He was married on Sept. 20, 1968 to Willie Mae (Jessee) Cole, who survives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, David "Timmy" Cole and two sisters, Mildred K Brown and Brenda Cole.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Anita Michelle Cole of Kansas, Missouri, Crystal Dawn Nott of Scottsburg and Windy Renee Jennings of Lexington; nine brothers, Jesse Fairrell Hall, Larry and Ricky Cole all of Scottsburg, Indiana; Terry , Donnie and Jerry W. Cole all of Austin, Indiana; Gary and Denny G. Cole both of Lexington, Indiana and Douglas H. Cole of Richmond, Kentucky; three sisters, Christine Robbins and Sharon Morris both of Scottsburg and Donna Begley of Austin. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Trevor and Alex Combs, Makala Martin, Landon Dewey Ray Jennings and Arabella Michelle Mae Jennings.
Funeral Service will be at 1 pm Thursday at Collins Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Shuler officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Wednesday and after 11 am Thursday at Collins Funeral Home. Interment will be at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.
Online condolences can be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net


ERNIE BURTON, 74, Charlestown, died Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at his home.
He was born on November 8, 1943 the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Burton in Nashville, TN. He was manager for Warehouse Grocery in New Albany and also worked as a security guard at Churchill Downs in Louisville.
He is survived by his daughter Melinda Gentry of Charlestown; brother, Steven Burton of Louisville; grandchildren, Justin and Jeffery Burton; great-grandchild, Chloe Burton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Karen Robison; brother, Randall Burton II.
Cremation was chosen with memorial services held at a later date.
The Grayson Funeral Home is entrusted with Mr. Burton’s arrangements.


RUBY SMITH, 93, Salem, died Tuesday, Nov. 14 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.
She was born Feb. 10, 1924 in Smithville, Arkansas the daughter of the late John and Alta Mae Kennedy. She was a 50-year member of Enon Baptist Church. She spent the past two years at Garden Villa in Bloomington where she served as President of the Residents’ Council.
She is survived by a son: Edward Smith (Janet) of Salem, a daughter, Janice Moore (Randall) of Spanish Fort, Alabama; grandchildren, Scot Smith (Leisha) of Salem, Todd Smith (Susie) of Salem, Amanda Craft (John) of Bloomington, Cynthia Able (Kris) of Indianapolis and Chris Mosier of Scottsburg; great-grandchildren, Sarah Hamilton Ehlers, Branson Smith, Straton Thomas, Kassidy Smith, Ava Craft, Audrey Craft, Cager Able, and Ruby Able and great-great grandchildren, Moxon Ehlers and Cohen Thomas.
She was preceded in death by her husband Boone Smith (married Sept. 1942), two sisters and five brothers.
Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Friday and after 9 am Saturday at Dawalt Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be at 11 am Saturday at Dawalt Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery.


WANDA S. SPICER, 55, Deputy, died Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
She was born July 23, 1962 in Scottsburg. She was married to A.B. Spicer for 39 years, who survives. She was a member of Redemption Pentecostal Church of God in Austin.
Survivors include her daughters, Tammie Spicer, Deputy and Tosha (Laramy) Thomas, Austin; parents, J.W. and Ollie M. (Stidham) Neace, Deputy; sister, Betty Claxton, Deputy and a brother, J.W. Neace, Jr., Scottsburg. She is also survived by three grandchildren, Shaylee & Kayleb Spicer and Landon Thomas and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Service will be at 11 am Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with Rev. Jeff Mullins officiating. Visitation will be 4-8 pm Friday and after 9 am Saturday at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will be at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


DOMONIC ALLEN BONNER, 37, Charlestown, died Wednesday November 15, 2017 at Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville.
He was born on April 25, 1980 in New Albany to his parents Marianne Bonner and Garry Johnson. He was a former Mental Health Worker and a member of the Second Baptist Church in Charlestown.
Survivors include his mother, Marianne Bonner of Louisville; his father, Rev. Garry Johnson of Jeffersonville, children, Layton Bower, Marcus Bonner, Malcolm Carlisle and Madyson Bonner all of Charlestown; brother, Tony Johnson of Louisville; sisters, Courtney Tutt of Charlestown and Cassandra Middleton of Atlanta, GA and grandmother, Saundra Johnson of Charlestown.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Monday November 20, 2017 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will be after 12 pm on Monday.


RUBY C. WEILBAKER SHELBY, 100, Salem, died Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Salem Crossing.
She was born March 21, 1917 in Jackson County, the daughter of John Foster and Ella Gresham Foster. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth O. Weilbaker in 1976. She then married Ivan Shelby and he also preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her son, Marvin D. Weilbaker; a brother, Robert Foster; two sisters, Hazel Petrick and Flossie Harmon; a great-grandson, Jacob Voyles and her parents.
She is survived by a son, Ronald Weilbaker (Wanda) of Bedford; a daughter, Sue Naugle (Steve) of Salem; five grandchildren, Larry Weilbaker, Bradley Weilbaker (Mellisa), Trent Weilbaker (Mary Ann), Brian Voyles and Paula McIntyre (Danny); seven great-grandchildren, Daniel Voyles (Melissa), Colin Weilbaker, Brittani Weilbaker, Braden Weilbaker, Brilynn Weilbaker, Craig McIntyre, and Danielle McIntyre and one great-great-grandchild, Emily McIntyre.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 PM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Kansas Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 10 AM until time of service.


LUVILLA I. GRACE, 101, Charlestown, died Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital.
She was born on August 4, 1916 in Kingdom Come Creek, Kentucky the daughter of Ned and Hettie Boggs Ison. She worked as a nurse at the former Goodman Clinic in Charlestown and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Charlestown.
Survivors include her son, Gary Grace of Jeffersonville; grandchildren, Misty Stoner (Jeff) of Charlestown, Aaron Grace (Ashley) of San Antonio, TX, Joshua Grace of Munice, Cory Grace (Shauna) of Augusta, GA, Christopher Grace of Boston, MA and Rachel Howie (Scott) of Salem; 18 greatgrandchildren including Tiffany Bruner (Justin) of Charlestown and Tara Stoner of Jeffersonville; two great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, November 17, 2017 at 3 P.M. at Charlestown Cemetery.
Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown is in charge of arrangements.


TERRENCE “TERRY” WAYNE KAHAFER, 55, Charlestown, died Sunday, October 8, 2017 at Baptist Floyd Hospital.
He was born on July 5, 1962 in Louisville, to the late John Sr. and Verna Jean Kahafer. He retired from L&I Railroad in Louisville.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, John Kahafer Jr.; a granddaughter, Alexas; and his father-in-law, Jack Compton.
He is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife of 36 years, Tammy Kahafer; three children, Terry Kahafer Jr. and his wife Karie, Cari James (Jamie) and Matthew Kahafer; three brothers, Steve Kahafer (May), Gary Kahafer, Darryl Kahafer (Lynette); four grandchildren, Jacklyn, Kaylie, Kelsey, Zechariah; several nieces and nephews; and many special friends.
Funeral services were Friday, October 13, 2017 at Scott Funeral Home, 2515 Veterans Pkwy in Jeffersonville, with burial at Walnut Ridge Cemetery.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.scottfuneralhome.com


TERESA FREMODY, 49, Salem, died November 15, 2017 at the Salem Crossing.
Born on December 5, 1967 in Salem, she was the daughter of John Albertson and Cynthia (Frye) Lee, both precede her in death.
Survivors include two sons, Brett Misamore and Brandon Fremody; daughter, Brandee Henson; two brothers, Hack Albertson & John Dewayne Albertson; granddaughter, Shaelee Jean Henson.
Cremation was chosen.
Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Online expressions can be left for the family at www.hughestaylor.net.


ARDELIA "DEE" MITCHELL, 67, Osgood, died on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at the Margaret Mary Hospital in Batesville.
She is formerly of Madison and was born September 17, 1950 in Letcher County, Kentucky, the daughter of Chester and Amanda Cornett Mitchell.
She is survived by her son, Henry Leon Rogers of Osgood; her daughter, Lee Ann Rogers Miller of Aurora, Indiana; her sisters, Caroline Detmer of Madison, Amanda Jackson of Chelsea, Pat Edwards of Potomac Falls, Virginia; her brothers, Eli Mitchell of Dayton, Ohio, Jonah Mitchell of Nicholasville, Kentucky, Arthur Edwards of Lawrenceburg, Hubert Edwards of East Enterprise, Indiana; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her grandson, Donald Ray "Bippy" Stanley, III, her brother, Junior Mitchell, and her sister, Reva Mae McAdams.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, November 18, 2017, at 10:30 am, by Father Leon at the Grandview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel, 9306 North US 421 near Madison. Entombment will follow in the Grandview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, 9306 North US 421 in Madison. Friends may call Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the Grandview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel, 9306 North US Highway 421 near Madison.
Memorial contributions may be made to Donor's Favorite Charity. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com


DARLEITH KAY BLEDSOE WILGUS, 80, Deputy, died Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at her daughter Faith's residence in Deputy.
She was born February 24, 1937 in Orange County, Indiana, the daughter of the late Alvin and Revella Davis Bledsoe. During her working career, she had worked for IU Hospital in Indianapolis as an office manager for the Urology and Anesthesiology departments. She also worked for many years in Shelbyville as an office manager for a local physician.
She is survived by her daughters, Faith A. Hatton and her husband, Eric of Deputy, Kim Wilgus and her husband, Dennis Shadday of Shelbyville, Indiana, Sara Hill and her husband, Roger of Indianapolis; her son, Chris Wilgus of Carmel; her grandchildren, Christopher (Candice), Jennifer, Alan (Kimmi), Amy, Aaron (Lakyn), Adam (Jacklyn), Travis, Noah, Cole, Drew; her 16 great-grandchildren; her brothers, Winston Bledsoe of Colorado, Dick Bledsoe and his wife, Marie of Florida; her several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her grandson, Timothy Ryan Hatton; her sisters, Anne Blackwell and Judith Bledsoe; her brothers, Blythe, Jim, Arnold, and Donald Bledsoe.
Private family services are being held at Forest Hill Cemetery in Shelbyville, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Amedysis or The Alzheimer's Association. Online donations can be made at www.morgan-nay.com.


ANNA MARGARET BURGHER, 88, Palmyra, died at her home in Palmyra, on November 19, 2017.
She was born on January 1, 1929, in Alderson, West Virginia to Charles L. and Nora M. (Dowdy) Holcomb. On May 17, 1947, she married Marcus M. Burgher, Jr. They were married 67 years. She was a homemaker and a member of Palmyra Baptist Church.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Nora Holcomb, and her husband, Marcus M. Burgher, Jr.
She is survived by her three children, Marcus M. (Shirley) Burgher III, Vicky (Marvin) Schmidt, Stephanie (Jay Garrett) Burgher, and one brother, Robert Holcomb. She is also survived by three grandchildren, Marcus M. (Sarah) Burgher IV, Dr. M. Lee (Leslie) Schmidt, Jr., Jason M. Schmidt, and four great-grandchildren, Marcus M. Burgher V, Diana G. Burgher, Michael A. Burgher, and Julieann R. Schmidt.
Funeral services will be held at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra, on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 2 p.m. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until time of service. Burial will follow in Palmyra Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to, Palmyra Baptist Church c/o Earl Clark, 1190 Brunner Hill Rd. NW, Palmyra, IN, 47164.


KATHLEEN WALTON, 92, Campbellsburg, died Sunday, November 19, 2017 at Meadow View Health Care and Rehab.
She was born March 27, 1925 in Mitchell, the daughter of Stephan Earl and Ruby Green Wicker. She worked as a riveter for Office-Wright Airplane Factory in Louisville. She also worked for Reynolds Metals, as a telephone operator and as a clerk typist for Quartermaster Depot in Jeffersonville. She was the school secretary for Campbellsburg High School and then West Washington High School from 1956-1979. She was a member of Smedley Church of Christ. She was a former member of Campbellsburg Rebekah Lodge, Homemaker’s Club and Fireman’s Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Eugene “Gene” Walton and her parents.
She is survived by one daughter, Pam Moore (Dale) of Salem; three grandchildren, Holly Goode of Fredericksburg, Todd Moore (Erin) of Salem and Kelly Duncan (Dan) of Milford, and five great-grandchildren, Seth Goode of Fredericksburg, Jay Duncan of Milford, Madelyn Moore of Salem, Evelyn Duncan of Milford and Caris Moore of Salem.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 10 a.m. until noon at Weathers Funeral Home.
Graveside services will follow visitation at Smedley Cemetery with burial in Smedley Cemetery.


LORAINE WHITE, 67, Austin, died Thursday, November 16, 2017 at her residence.
Born February 15, 1950 in Ousley County, KY, she was the daughter of the late Miles and Fern (Moore) Caudill. She was a member of House of Prayer in Austin.
Survivors include her daughters, Lisa Wilkerson, Austin, Donna White, Austin, Diana Vest, Austin, Linda Campbell, Scottsburg, Meleana Baker, Austin and Melissa Ipock, Austin; brothers, Ronald and James Caudill, both of Austin; sisters, Aberta Barrett, Scottsburg, Roeann White, Scottsburg, and Nella Campbell, Austin.
She is also survived by 17 grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne White, daughters, Anna Walker and Angela Cooper, brother, Charles Caudill and a sister, Beulah Combs.
Funeral Service will be at 1 pm Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with Rev. Danny Bowling officiating. Visitation will be 10 am to 1 pm Tuesday at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will be at New Providence Cemetery in Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


JOHN “DICKIE” BROCK SR., 76, Otisco, died Friday, November 17, 2017 at Kentuckianna Medical Center in Clarksville.
He was born on March 1, 1941 in Harrison County, the son of Charles and Bertha Zurschmeide Brock. He was retired from the Ford Motor Company Plant in Louisville. He was a member of the House of Refuge Church in Nabb, Mussel Loaders Club, NRA and Saddle Club.
Survivors include his daughters, Karen Brock of Nabb Brenda Brock of Otisco; sons, Charlie Brock(Kim) of Charlestown and John Brock Jr. of Otisco; sister, Joann Minzie of Palmyra; grandchildren, Lee Clapp, Nikkii Bird, Heather Brock-Henley(Chase), Courtney Brock, Devon Brock, Alex Brock, Dustin Crawford and Megan Crawford; great-grandchildren, Matthew, September, Hailey, Peyton, Christian and Serenity.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Doris Brock; brothers, Earl and Charles; sisters, Norma, Martha, Pearl, Betty and Linda.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 1 P.M. at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington, with burial in Barnes Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2-8 P.M. and after 9 A.M. Wednesday until the time of services.
Expressions of sympathy in memory of Mr. Brock may take the form of donations to the House of Refuge Church.


BETTY ANN (KAELIN) STEMLE, 85, died Friday morning at her home in Clarksville.
She was born June 2, 1932, the only child of Claud and Clara Kaelin. She grew up on Joe Davis Avenue in Clarksville near the present-day Colgate clock and attended George Rogers Clark Elementary School and Jeffersonville High School, where she played trombone in the band. She was active with the Class of 1950 Reunion Committee for many years. She attended Hanover University and worked at the old Goodyear plant near Charlestown, where she met the love of her life, Robert Joseph (“Mainie”) Stemle. They married on Aug. 22, 1953, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in New Albany and remained a much-admired couple for 61 years.
She was a longtime member of the Floral Garden Club, including multiple terms as president, and won many blue ribbons for flower arrangements created for competitions between local clubs. She also coordinated the twice-yearly Beechwood Manor yard sale for more than a quarter-century. She was a longtime member of Sigma Phi Gamma. She later worked as a Realtor for the old River Hills Realty and Schuler-Bauer Realty.
In 1991, Betty was shot in an attempted robbery at the old K Mart in Clarksville. Despite serious and lingering injuries, she went on to live a rich, prosperous life. She was the proud grandmother of Brandon and Jessica Strange and Kaelin Cash, and great-grandmother of Ashton and Reece McKee, and Graham and Caroline Strange.
She was preceded in death by her husband and daughters Lisa Katherine and Jennifer Sue.
She is survived by daughters Judy Strange of Clarksville and Angela Cash (Michael) of Greenwood; son Cary (Andrea Wasson Stemle) of Clarksville; her beloved dog, Dyna(mite); and many Maloney girls who were like the sister she never had.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Monday at Coots Funeral Home, with a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, where she was a longtime member.
The family requests that any donations in Betty Stemle’s be given to St. Anthony’s School or Providence High School.
Online condolences can be made at cootsfuneralhome.com


NANCY M. POEHLEIN, 75, Salem, died Friday, November 17, 2017 at Sellersburg Rehab.
She was born January 8, 1942 in Orange County, the daughter of Walter and Faye Voyles Jenkins. She was a self-employed upholsterer and a member of Bunker Hill Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald E. Poehlein; two brothers, Wayne Jenkins and Jack Jenkins and her parents.
She is survived by three sons, Greg K. Poehlein (Juanita) of Pekin, Ward Poehlein of Mt. Washington, Kentucky and Eric Poehlein (Teresa) of McLeansville, North Carolina; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 PM at Bunker Hill Christian Church. Visitation will be from 1PM until time of service at the church. Burial will follow in Bunker Hill Cemetery.


VERNA ELLEN MUNCY, 74, Campbellsburg, died Friday, November 17, 2017 at her home.
She was born July 11, 1943 in Hyden, Kentucky the daughter of Hershel Lewis and Ida M. Bailey Farmer. She was a retired employee of Child Craft.
She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Vellis Muncy of Campbellsburg; two sons, Tim Cole (Ruth) and Michael Cole (Shirley) both of Campbellsburg; a daughter, Lana Whiting (Jimmie) of Charleston, West Virginia; a step-daughter, Penny Richardson (Jerry) of Salem; one sister; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey S. Cole; one brother; one sister; two great-grandchildren, her parents and step-father, Darrell Farmer.
Cremation was chosen and there will be no services at the funeral home.


IRENE JOHNSON, 87, Scottsburg, died on November 17, 2017 at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
Born May 27, 1930 in Hodgenville, KY, she was the daughter of Jesse Miles and Hallie Lee (Bloyd) Andrews. She was a Lexington High School graduate and retired from the First Baptist Church of Scottsburg as a custodian. She was a member of Lilly Rebekah Lodge.
On November 14, 1950, she married Alfred “Alky” Johnson who preceded her in death.
Survivors include her children, Steve (Shirley) Johnson of Austin, Sandy (Marvin) Hall of Scottsburg and Shawn (Sandy) Johnson of Flagler Beach, FL; three grandchildren, Angie (Kevin) White of Austin, Paxton (E.J. Smith) Hall of Scottsburg and Savannah Bowling of Austin; five great-grandchildren, Jacob Hall, Lincoln White, Braedy Hall, Kodie White, and Baylee White, siblings, Hobson (Bea) Andrews of Scottsburg and Peggy (Bill) Pogue of St. Louis, MO.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Scott Johnson on December 29, 1981, nine siblings, Blonde Andrews, Charles Andrews, Denzil Andrews, Jesse J Andrews Jr., John Andrews, Infant Marshall Andrews, Roy Andrews, William Andrews, and Mary Peters, great0grandson, Christopher Applegate, and grandson, Jason Hall.
Graveside services will be held on November 20, 2017 at 11 AM at Scottsburg Cemetery.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society or First Baptist Church of Scottsburg c/o Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 138 Westavia Blvd., Scottsburg, IN 47170.
Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.


ROGER WARREN "FLASH" TUCKER, 72, Scottsburg, died Monday, November 13, 2017 at his residence.
He was born on November 19, 1944 in Portsmouth, Ohio, the son of the late Elihu Woodrow Tucker and Mildred J. (Townsend) Tucker. He was a retired Indiana State forest ranger for approximately 30 years, a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, a member of the American Legion Post # 9 in Madison and Fraternal Order of Eagles in Aerie 655 in Seymour.
Cremation services were entrusted to Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


HOMER E. BOWLING, 74, Salem, died Friday, November 3, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd.
Born September 10, 1943 in Salem, he was the son of the late Chester and Virgie (Davidson) Bowling. He was a former employee of the old Smith Cabinet Manufacturing Company in Salem and the old Reynolds Construction Company in Orleans. He attended the West Side Baptist Church and had been a life resident of Washington County.
Survivors include a daughter, Melissa Bowling; Salem; a son, Robbie Bowling, Frankfort, Kentucky; three Brothers, Mack Bowling of Illinois and Arthur and Ralph Bowling, Salem; three sisters, Ruthena Baker, Liberty, Indiana, Connie Miller, Pekin and Shirley Bowling, Salem and two grandsons.
He was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.
A Graveside Service will be held at 11 am Monday at Olive Branch Cemetery.
Arrangements by Dawalt Funeral Home.


DEBORA BUETER BEELER, 56, Marysville, died Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville.
She was born June 19, 1961 in Jeffersonville, the daughter of George and Virginia Bueter. She worked for several years at Norton Healthcare in Louisville. She was a former board member of Kentuckiana Children’s Center.
Survivors include her husband, Ken Beeler; son, Kenneth “Skeeter” Beeler Jr. of Marysville; sisters, Linda Stamper(Mike) of Louisville and Cathy Arnold(Frank) of Charlestown; brothers, Robert Bueter(Connie) of Charlestown and Daniel Bueter of Charlestown; sister-in-law, Patty Bueter of Charlotte, NC; several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; infant son, Nicholas Beeler and brother George Bueter.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 1 P.M. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in St. Michael’s Cemetery in Charlestown. Visitation will be held on Tuesday beginning at 10 A.M. until the time of services. Expressions of sympathy in memory of Debora may take the form of donations to Exit 0.


LEONARD E. STURGILL, 62, Salem, died Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 9:30 pm, in his residence. Born January 14, 1955 in Middlesboro, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Edmond Edwin and Fannie (Sexton) Sturgill. He had been a resident of Washington County for most of his life, was a retired truck driver and had visited all 48 states in his travels.
He married December 25, 1998 to Kathryn (Russ) Sturgill, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Jimmy Dean Sturgill, Salem; two daughters, Tomie Roseann Beville, Florida and Samantha Sturgill, Indiana; mother and Step-father, Fannie and Eugene Collins, Salem; a sister, Reba Wynn, Brendenburg, Kentucky; a brother, Elvis Collins, Tunnelton; three half brothers in Virginia and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Edmond Sturgill.
Funeral Service will be at 5 pm Monday at Dawalt Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 pm Monday. Interment will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery.


MYRON NEAL SNOWDEN, 62, Seymour, died Thursday, November 16, 2017, at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
He was born on March 12, 1955, in Lee County, Ky, to the late Joe and Arbutis (Couch) Snowden. He graduated from Austin High School in 1973 and attended vocational school while working at Sylvania. He was a member of Austin Christian Church. On July 13, 2009, he married Jacki Cheatham, she survives.
He is survived by his mother; wife, Jacki Snowden; children, Jacob Snowden and Myra (Josh) Christie; step-children, Chassity Goben and Tommy Darlage; three grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; brothers, Gary (Brenda) Snowden and Pappy Snowden; sisters, Teresa (Jesse) Stanley and Linda Snowden; and three nephews.
He is preceded in death by his father; and a granddaughter, Lena Juliette.
Funeral services will be at Voss & Sons Funeral Service on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 11 am with Rev. Dave Huey officiating. Burial will follow at Vallonia Cemetery. Family and friends may call at Voss & Sons Funeral Service on Sunday from 2-6 pm and on Monday from 10 am until time of service.
Memorials may be written to Ludus Gym, in care of Voss & Sons Funeral Service.
Online condolences may be given on the funeral home website at www.vossfuneralservice.com


MANDY “LOU ANN” HENSLEY, 83, Fredericksburg, died Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Mitchell Manor Nursing Home in Mitchell.
She was born on March 3, 1934 in Ewing, VA to Charlie and Almedia (Wilson) Craig. On August 11, 1951 Lou Ann married Sherman Hensley and they had three children. She was retired from Smith Cabinet Factory, where she worked for many years.
She is preceded in death by her two sons, David Wayne and Charles Sherman Hensley, as well as both parents.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Sherman Hensley; her daughter, Phyllis Hensley-Meredith; a daughter-in-law, Thelma Hensley; eight grandchildren, Beth (Kyle) Mundy, Cyndi (Chris) Benskin, Chris (Heidi) Rippy, Helen (Darrell) Lowe, Chuck Hensley II, Hanna (Brandon) Bambusch, Kayla Hensley, and Derek Hensley. She is also survived by 14 great-grandchildren, six great-great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 11 a.m. Visitation will be on Sunday, November 19, 2017 from 2-6 p.m. and again on Monday from 9-11 a.m. Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.


PAUL WAYNE PLANCK, 76, Scottsburg, formerly of Hillsboro, died Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was born on May 22, 1941, in Marion, Indiana, the son of the late William Allen Planck and Lena Pearl Nantz Planck. He was a retired truck driver and was of the Pentecostal faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, William Franklin Planck and Arthur Ray Planck and a sister, Elizabeth J. Gallant.
He is survived by a special friend, Naomi Brown and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were conducted on Friday, November 17, 2017 at Hillsboro Cemetery with Brother Gerald Saunders officiating.
Local arrangements here entrusted to Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences can be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.


BENNIE BURTON, died Friday, November 17, 2017 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
Born on February 2, 1934 on Hell for Certain Creek in Leslie County Kentucky. He was the son of Joe and Myrtle (Begley) Burton, both preceded him in death. He was a long term employee of Jeff Boat, member of the VFW, Masonic Lodge and the Valley of Indianapolis Scottish Rite.
On April 24, 1982, he married Bonnie (Baker) who survives. Additional survivors include his son, Stephen Burton; daughters, Stephanie (Ricky) Lloyd and Billie Jo (Eric) Russell of Salem and four grandchildren, Emma Lloyd, Evan Lloyd, Xander Russell and Cheri Burton and great-granddaughter, Cloee Motsinger. He has two brothers, Gran (Cathy) Burton of Greta LA and Ted (Pat) Burton of Hamilton OH and sister Glenda Burton of Seymour.
He is proceeded in death by five sisters, Janet Holstine, Judy Clark, Emily Ratliff, Rebecca Burton, Marietta Rutherford and three brothers, Bob Burton, Hiram Burton and Danny Burton.
The Funeral will be held at Dawalt Funeral Home in Salem with visitation on Tuesday 4-8 pm and Wednesday 11am until 1pm with Funeral beginning at 1 pm and burial to follow at Crown Hill Cemetery, with full military honors.


HOWARD L. HENSLER, KENT, died at his home on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.
He was born on January 3, 1929 in Jefferson County, the son of Joseph Morris Hensler and Clara Davis Hensler. He was a veteran of the Korean War. He taught at the North Madison and E.O. Muncie Elementary Schools and retired as principal for 29 years at Eggleston Elementary School. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Kent Masonic Lodge, Veteran of Foreign Wars, State and Local Retired Teachers Association, and life member of Indiana University Alumni Association.
He is survived by his son, William Howard Hensler and his wife, Jennifer; his granddaughter, Kathleen Jenae Hensler Hopkins and her husband Drew; his grandson, William Ross Hensler, and other relatives and friends.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Mary Muncie Hensler, one sister, and two brothers.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at 1 pm, by the Reverend Dennis Ingle, at the Trinity United Methodist Church, 412 West Main Street in downtown Madison. Interment will follow in the Springdale Cemetery, 600 West Fifth Street in downtown Madison. Friends may visit Tuesday from 3- 8 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive Madison, and Wednesday from noon until the time of service at the Trinity United Methodist Church, 412 West Main Street in downtown Madison.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church or the Howard and Mary Muncie Hensler Memorial Fund through the Jefferson County Community Foundation.


JOYCE A. TACKETT, 79, died Sunday, November 19, 2017.
She was born January 20, 1938 in Sellersburg. She was a member of the Sellersburg Fire Department Ladies Auxilliary.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl S. Tackett; and son, Thomas Andrew Tackett.
She is survived by her sons, William E. (Debra) and Steven A. (Tammy) Tackett; brother, Tim Huckleberry; and grandchildren, Jenna, Nicole, and Abby Tackett.
Visitation will be 10 am until 2 pm Wednesday at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany. Her Funeral Service will be 2 pm Wednesday in the Kraft Charlestown Road Chapel with burial to follow in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
Online condolences may be made to www.kraftfs.com.


IRENE JOHNSON, 87, Scottsburg, died November 17, 2017 at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
Born May 27, 1930 in Hodgenville, KY, she was the daughter of Jesse Miles and Hallie Lee (Bloyd) Andrews. She was a Lexington High School graduate and retired from the First Baptist Church of Scottsburg as a custodian. She was a member of Lilly Rebekah Lodge. On November 14, 1950, she married Alfred “Alky” Johnson who preceded her in death.
Survivors include her children, Steve (Shirley) Johnson of Austin, Sandy (Marvin) Hall of Scottsburg and Shawn (Sandy) Johnson of Flagler Beach, FL; three grandchildren, Angie (Kevin) White of Austin, Paxton (E.J. Smith) Hall of Scottsburg and Savannah Bowling of Austin; five great-grandchildren, Jacob Hall, Lincoln White, Braedy Hall, Kodie White, and Baylee White, siblings, Hobson (Bea) Andrews of Scottsburg, and Peggy (Bill) Pogue of St. Louis, MO.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Scott Johnson; nine siblings, Blonde Andrews, Charles Andrews, Denzil Andrews, Jesse J Andrews Jr., John Andrews, Infant Marshall Andrews, Roy Andrews, William Andrews, and Mary Peters, great-grandson, Christopher Applegate, and grandson, Jason Hall.
Graveside services will be held on November 20, 2017 at 11 AM at Scottsburg Cemetery.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society or First Baptist Church of Scottsburg c/o Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 138 Westavia Blvd., Scottsburg, IN 47170.
Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.


JOYCE KATHRYN ALLEN, 99, Salem, died Sunday, November 19, 2017 at Salem Crossing.
She was born June 3, 1918 in Louisville, the daughter of Walter and Mary Edthington Willis. She was a Volunteer Driver for the American Cancer Society. She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church, Daughters of the American Revolution, Colonial Dames, Daughters of 1812, Washington County Historical Society, Hospital Auxiliary, and Friends of Becks Mill.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Estel LaRue Allen in 1981 and her parents.
She is survived by her daughter, Joyce K. Andersen (Don) of Salem; two brothers, Delbert Willis of Leitchfield, Kentucky and Donald Willis of New Albany; a sister, Naoma Fowler of Bear, Delaware and two grandsons.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Becks Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-8 PM and Friday from 9 AM until time of service.

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