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

CAROL S. THOMPSON, 77
BYRON D. BATMAN, 62
BETTY MAY COLE, 76
RONIN LANE CADY
JOHN “JOHNNY” FLYNN, 59
LANORA MAE REEVES, 69
DEBORAH JEAN VINCENT, 63
EDNA M. (MILES) LAMB, 77
CHARLENE A. PIXLEY BRYANT, 91
HELEN MARIE WISE, 95
DAVID A. EDWARDS, 41
FRANCE HENSLEY, 81
MAROLYN MAY DENHAM, 70
MATTHEW THOMAS “FADED” WHITE, 33
JAMES EDWARD “EDDIE” BARNES, 64
TERRY BRUCE ESTEPP, 79
JEFFERY H. GILSTRAP, 64
DAVID MONROE CONNER, 73
LT. COL. DONALD DALE SIPE, RETIRED, 75


CAROL S. THOMPSON, 77, Crothersville, a resident of Hoosier Christian Village, died Monday, December 4, 2017.
Born May 10, 1940 in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Elmer & Ruth (Wright) Isenhower. On February 2, 1957, she married Earl E. “Ike” Thompson who died May 29, 2011. She was an Avon Representative, a clerk for the Town of Crothersville, owned Hominy Holler Antiques and Collectibles with her husband Ike, and worked for Walt Disney World at Fort Wilderness for 10 years. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Vallonia.
Survivors include two daughters, Penny (John) Peters of Vallonia and Mitzi (Alan) Hoevener of Tampico; five grandchildren, Jennifer (Jamie) Harris of Tampico, Jeremy (Rachel) Hoevener of Seymour, Erick (Kelly) Hoevener of Seymour, Katie (Josh) Prewitt of Seymour and Jordan Peters of Colorado Springs, CO; eight great-grandchildren, Donovan Harris, Rylee Harris, Logan Hoevener, Lane Hoevener, Braley Hoevener, Hadley Hoevener, Aubree Prewitt and Easton Prewitt, 1 sister, Doris Cooksey and her twin brother, Errol Isenhower, both of Seymour.
She was also preceded in death by 6 siblings, Dale Isenhower, Gary Isenhower, Cleon Isenhower, Ricky Isenhower, Sharon Isenhower, and Shirley Isenhower, and one great grandson, Lincoln Hoevener.
Pastor Randy King will conduct funeral services at 7 p.m. on Friday, December 8, 2017 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with visitation starting at 4 p.m. until the time of service. Burial will take place on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Crothersville Cemetery.
The family requests expressions of sympathy may be given to the family c/o Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.
Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com


BYRON D. BATMAN, 62, Salem, died, Sunday, December 3, 2017, at Norton’s Brownsboro Hospital.
He was born January 24, 1955 in New Albany, to Robert and Francis (Lucille) Batman.
He worked at the NIBCO Manufacturing Plant in Charlestown.
He is preceded in death by his parents and Sister, Karen Susie Milligan.
He is survived by His Companion Kathi (Smedley) Batman: two daughters, Valerie Anderson and Jessica Thomas; Seven Grandchildren; two brothers, Craig Batman and Robert Batman and four sisters, Chloe Fields, Kathleen Houchin, Candice Mayborg and Kari Grunden.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Love Funeral Home in Palmyra. Visitation was Tuesday December 5, 2017 and will be from 9–11 a.m. Wednesday. Cremation to follow services.


BETTY MAY COLE, 76, Lexington, died Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Scott Memorial Hospital.
She was born on March 10, 1941 to Carl and Edna (Bolin) Booth in Bagdad, KY.
Survivors include her son, John Cole (Sabrena) of Lexington; grandchildren, Heather Cole, Krystal Cole, Jayleigh Cole, and Matthew Terry; great-grandchildren, Renea Twigg, Sarah Masingo, Gracie Masingo, Tate Masingo, Tinsley Masingo, Petyon Masingo, Trey Ayres, Ashlynn Cundiff, and Logan Cundiff.
Graveside services will be held at a later date.
Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown handling arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


RONIN LANE CADY, infant son of Todd Cady and Stephanie Bowlin died Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville.
He was born December 2, 2017 in Louisville.
He is survived by his parents, Todd Cady and Stephanie Bowlin of Salem; one sister, Parker Cady of Salem; grandparents, Keith and Melody Gray of Vallonia, Paul and Stephanie Cady of Austin, Tina and Michael Collins of Peru, Indiana and Terry and Eleshia Bowlin of Salem; great-grandparents, Charlotte Bowlin of Fredericksburg, Linda Lee of Salem, Lillian Cady of Chelsea, Sandy Robbleloth and Mike Robbleloth of Palmyra, Ronnie and Shelia Gray of Vallonia and great-great-grandmother, Anna Mae Pumphrey of Salem, as well as several aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by great-grandparents, Randy Lee, Mark Cady and Jesse Bowlin.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at Noon at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10 a.m. time of service.


JOHN “JOHNNY” FLYNN, 59, Clarksville, formally of Charlestown, died Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born on January 5, 1958 in Jeffersonville, the son of John William and Beatrice Ann Carey Flynn Sr. who preceded him in death. He worked at Caesar’s in Harrison County, where he was a Valet Supervisor for several years. He was a block watcher for his neighborhood and was a United States Army Veteran.
Survivors include his daughter, Chasity Leonard (Tracy) of Clarksville; sisters, Beverly Ann Flynn of Clarksville, Debra Kay Flynn of Clarksville and Sandra Dee Lee(William) of Florida; grandchildren, Cody Leonhardt, Zachary Leonard, Karly Leonard and Kolby Lee.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 8, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Visitation will be held on Friday beginning at noon until the time of services.


LANORA MAE REEVES, 69, Scottsburg, died Monday, December 4, 2017.
Born November 15, 1948 in Counce, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Jesse and Stella (Fields) Kyle.
Survivors include her children Trena Ellison, Jacksonville, Florida, Michelle Bowling, Deputy, and Tim Kyle, Charlestown; sisters, Elizabeth Butler, Linden, Tennessee and Linda Davis, Savanna, Tennessee; brother, George Kyle, Selmer, Tennessee.
She is also survived by nine grandchildren, Jessica Gufford, Jake Gufford, Taylor Ellison, Adrian Ellison, Austin Ellison, Savanna Bowling, Nathan Lovell, and Katie Lovell.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Reeves; her parents, and her brothers, Ray & J.B. Kyle.
Cremation was chosen. A Celebration of Life Service will be at a later date.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.



DEBORAH JEAN VINCENT, 63, Scottsburg, died Tuesday, December 5, 2017.
Born April 7, 1954 in Scottsburg, she was the daughter of the late Vernon Lewis Smith and Louise Mae (Wheeler) Smith. She was a graduate of Austin High School and received her Associates Degree from Ivy Tech Community College.
Survivors include her sons, Ronnie Martin Bowman, Jr., Huntingburg, Robert Joseph Vincent, Kansas City, Missouri, and Elzie William Vincent, Jr., Scottsburg, Indiana Daughter: Jeanne Marie Vincent, Scottsburg; brothers, Vernon Lewis Smith, Jr., Washington, Larry Richard Smith, Texas, and Steven Smith, Scottsburg; sisters, Barbara Snead, North Carolina, Joyce Ann LaPlante, Florida, Catherine Louise Smith-West, Alabama, and Mary Jo Bowling, Austin. She is also survived by several grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Nancy Donaughy and Diane Francis Mosley.
Funeral Service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, Indiana with cremation to follow services. Visitation will be 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Buchanan Funeral Home Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


EDNA M. (MILES) LAMB, 77, Deputy, died on Monday, December 4, 2017, at the Franciscan St. Francis Health Indianapolis in Indianapolis.
She was born on July 25, 1940 in Madison, the daughter of the late Elza "Elzie" and Goldine "Goldie" Law Miles. She worked early in life at Sunoco in North Vernon, as a caregiver to the elderly, in health care at Hanover Health and Rehab, and for Madison Consolidated School System in the computer lab and as custodian. She was a member of the NRA.
She is survived by her daughter, Jeni Lamb Hatchell and her husband, Corey of Indianapolis; her daughters, Patty Smith and Felicity Lamb and her companion, J.J. Elam of Vevay; her son, Jimmy Adams and his, Judy of Bennington, Indiana; her step-daughters, Jackie Lamb Heil of Greenville, South Carolina, Pam Lamb of Deputy; her grandchildren, Cheyanne Lamb, Jake Wyatt Hatchell, Ethan Woodfill, Ethan Adams, Matt Donnell, Dillon Heil, Cody Phillips, Courtney Phillips, JR Adams, Tricia Smith,; her loving sister, Georgia McNeely of Scottsburg; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of nearly 33 years, Jakie J. Lamb; her sisters, Dottie Miles, Mattie Miles Harp, and Mary Gladys Miles Means, her brothers, Robert W. Miles, William Miles, and Kenneth Miles.
Funeral services will be Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 11 a.m., by Pastor Mike Shuler at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Friends may visit Friday from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Molly Dattilo Trust. Cards are available at the funeral home.


CHARLENE A. PIXLEY BRYANT, 91, Borden, died December 5, 2017 at the Indian Creek Healthcare Center in Corydon.
Born on April 5, 1926 in Pekin, she was the daughter of the late Arthur & Mary Mahuron Pixley. She was a homemaker and a christian.
Survivors include five daughters, Juanita Fultz, Donna Downs, Linda Kearney, Corina Glass & Naomi Eve; two brothers, "Pete" Pixley & Jesse Pixley; sister, Virgie Foster Jones; 13 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles W. Bryant; son, Cisco N. Bryant; daughter, Carolyn Harmon; two brothers and five sisters.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Pekin. Viewing will be 5-9 p.m.
Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Bryant Cemetery in Gerald. Jesse B. Glass will officiate.


HELEN MARIE WISE, 95, Nabb, died Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at her home.
She was born on July 21, 1922 to Willard M. and Julia Nicholson Dowling in Scott County. She was a former employee of I.C.I. of Charlestown and U.S. Shoe Company in Madison. She was a member of the New Bethel Church since she was 7-years-old and a member of the Saluda Homemakers Club.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Wise; sons, Richard L. Wise and Dennis Wise; siblings, Verna, Gladys, Kelso, Elbert, Laura, Dorothy and Ruth. Survivors include her son, Kenneth E. Wise (Betty) of Nabb, nine grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 am on Monday December 11, 2017 at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial in New Bethel Cemetery near Lexington. Visitation will be from 12-5 p.m. on Sunday and after 9 a.m. on Monday.


DAVID A. EDWARDS, 41, Borden, died Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd hospital in New Albany.
Born December 5, 1976 in Louisville, he was the son of Johnny C. Edwards Jr of Borden & Terri L. (Stidams) Edwards of Salem. He was a 1997 Floyd Central High School graduate. He attended Bethel Baptist Church in Memphis.
Other survivors include one sister, Rachel R. (Adam) O’Brien; two nephews, Spencer O’Brien and Christian O’Brien all of Borden.
The family has entrusted Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville for cremation services. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com


FRANCE HENSLEY, 81, Charlestown, died Friday, December 8, 2017 at his home.
He was born on October 29, 1936 to Ewell and Manda (Adams) Hensley in Whitesburg, KY. He was a Marine Veteran of the Korean War, a retired maintenance supervisor of 32 years for the old Marley Cooling Tower Company in Louisville, member of the VFW Post 1427, American Legion Post 335, Blazing Star Masonic Lodge 226, Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, a former Charlestown city council member for 12 years, and a member of the North Charlestown Church of God.
Survivors include his son, Larry Hensley (Donna) of Charlestown; daughter, Jammie Wolfe of Charlestown; brothers, Billy R. Hensley of Jeffersonville and John M. Hensley of Bardstown, KY; sister, Nola Morton of Isom, KY; grandchildren, Wesley Hensley (Kara) of Charlestown and Douglas Wolfe (Holli) of Charlestown.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 11 am at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial to follow in the Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation will begin on Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and after 9 a.m. on Wednesday. Masonic services will be held on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


MAROLYN MAY DENHAM, 70, Salem, died Friday, December 8, 2017 at her home.
She was born January 24, 1947 in Pekin the daughter of Frederick L. Click and Betty Lou Wells Click. She was a retired employee of Kimball Manufacturing and a member of Canton Christian Church.
She is survived by her husband, Cecil Denham. They were married June 28, 1969. She is also survived by a son, William Denham of Salem; two daughters, Jennifer Jordan of Henryville and Donna Nelson of Seymour; eight sisters, Michelle Silverthorn of Pekin, Carolyn Jones of Sellersburg, Susan Bowling of Pekin, Becky Shouse of Salem, Mary Williams of Jeffersonville, Julie Braden of Louisville, Teresa French of Louisville and Paula Smallwood of Louisville; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Linda Click.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Fredericksburg. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of service.


MATTHEW THOMAS “FADED” WHITE, 33, Charlestown, died Friday, December 8, 2017 at his home.
He was born on February 20, 1984 to Thomas S. White, Jr., and Kelly June (Williams) Thomas in Washington County.
Survivors include his sons, Matthew Thomas Stoy White of Crossville, TN, and Landon Joseph White of Crossville, TN; mother, Kelly Thomas of Charlestown; Fiancé, Megan Davidson.
Cremation was chosen. No services scheduled at this time.
Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown handling arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


JAMES EDWARD “EDDIE” BARNES, 64, Jeffersonville, died Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Norton Hospital.
He was born on February 1, 1953 to Emmitt Harold and Lillian Catherine (Mitchell) Barnes in Louisville.
Survivors include his daughters, Cathy Nolan of Jeffersonville; Amy Barnes (Monica) of Jeffersonville and Martina Morris (Matt) of Mitchell; father, Emmitt Barnes of Clarkston, KY; brother, Mike Barnes of Clarkston, KY; sisters, Cindy Dezarn (Lloyd) of Taylorsville, KY, Sandy Hume (Allen) of Taylorsville, KY, and Patricia Aeh (Larry) of Taylorsville, KY; grandchildren, Jason Nolan, Haili Johnson, and Braxtyn Morris.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 1 p.m. at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown, with burial to follow in the Scottsburg Cemetery. Visitation will begin after 10am on Tuesday.
Online Condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com


TERRY BRUCE ESTEPP, 79, Campbellsville, Kentucky died on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at the home of his son in Campbellsville, Kentucky.
She was born February 5, 1938 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, the son of the late, Charles "Pappy Bruce" Bruce and Elizabeth "Bib" Lee Seng Estepp. Among other jobs outside the area he worked as the last deck hand on the Martha Graham Ferry that worked between Vevay and Ghent on the Ohio River. He also worked for the Skyline Drive In and the Ohio Theater in Madison as the projectionist. He was the last projectionist at the old drive in. He worked in the Camera Department at the old Rinks Department Store in Florence, Kentucky for several years as well. He last worked with as the Captain and Head of Security for the main gate at Kentucky Utilities. He taught photography for the YMCA in Vevay for the adult classes. He attended Wilmington Baptist and Ghent Baptist Churches. He was a published poet in the National Anthology of Poets. He also served as a trade representative for electronic schools such as RETS.
He is survived by his daughters, Terry Ruth Estepp of Ghent, Kentucky, Mary Jane Truman and her husband, Sean of Lexington; his sons, Bruce Adonis Estepp and his wife, Tonya of Campbellsville, Kentucky, Matthew Joseph Harrison Estepp of Milton, Kentucky, Moses Andrew Warren Estepp, Sr. of Ghent, Kentucky; his grandchildren, Joshua, Jeremiah, Kyle, Hannah, Moses, Jr.; his step-grandchildren, Michael, Kayla, Derek, and Austin; his great-grandchildren, Isabella, Gabriel and Grace; his brother, Alan Estepp and his wife, Mary of Zephyr Hills, Florida; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 57 years, Ruth Adonis Ray Estepp and his brother, Joseph Estepp.
Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at 2 p.m., at the Moffett Cemetery in Milton, Kentucky. Friends may visit Monday from 5-8 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Terry Bruce Estepp Memorial Fund.


JEFFERY H. GILSTRAP, 64, Milltown, died Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon.
He was born April 7, 1953 in Salem the son of Victor H. and Bertha Lee Hurd Gilstrap. He was a truck driver and a farmer. He was a member of United Methodist Church in Milltown and American Legion in Milltown. He was a Navy veteran.
He is survived by his life partner, Paula Salisbury of Milltown; daughter, Kishia King of Jeffersonville; two sons, Levi Gilstrap of New Albany and Jared Gilstrap of Indianapolis; his mother, Bertha Gilstrap of New Salisbury; three sisters, Vickie Weidman of Salem, Jaulita Waleher of Lanesville and Dee Dee England of Rough River, Kentucky, and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Victor Gilstrap and a brother, Jesse Gilstrap.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Weathers Funeral Home with cremation to follow. Military honors will be held after services at the funeral home. Visitation will be Tuesday from Noon-2PM at the funeral home.


DAVID MONROE CONNER, 73, Austin, died Sunday, December 10, 2017 at his residence.
He was born July 11, 1944 in Whitesburg, KY, the son of the late Willie Monroe Conner and Martha (Lowe) Conner. He married Bonnie Sue Barger on April 13, 1964 who survives. He was a retired employee of Morgan Foods in Austin, member of the Teamsters Local #89 where he served as a union steward for many years.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Sue Conner, Austin; daughter, Polly Elizabeth Conner, Austin; a son, David (Dianna) Conner, Scottsburg; a brother, William Edward (Dodie) Conner, Reading, Ohio; a sister, Lilly Mae (Curt) Hicks, Mayking, Kentucky; grandchildren, Hank Conner, Donald Conner, Scottie Combs, Patrick Combs and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandsons, Tyler and Derek Combs.
Graveside Service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin, with Rev. Joe Arevalos officiating. Burial will be at Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.
Online Condolences can be made at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.


LT. COL. DONALD DALE SIPE, RETIRED, 75, of Whiteland, formerly of Scottsburg, died Thursday, December 7, 2017 at his residence.
He was born on May 13, 1942 in Deputy, the son of the late Donald Malcolm Sipe and Elsie M. (Sweet) Sipe. He was a retired Lt. Col. from the U. S. Army retiring after 28 years. He served two tours as a Captain in Vietnam War and was awarded numerous Medals, including two Purple Hearts, Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallentry with Silver Star, Bronze Star Medal with "V" and a Bronze Star Medal - 5th OLC. He was a Senior Instructor for JROTC at Demopolis High School in Demopolis, Alabama and a Republican Delegate for Johnson County, Indiana. He was also a substitute for the State of Indiana and Oregon. He was a Catholic, a former member of the Lions Club, NRA and VFW.
Survivors include a son, Eric Sipe of Mooresville, Indiana; two brothers, Danny D. Sipe and Delbert D. Sipe both of Scottsburg; a sister, Dolores "Tinker" Sipe-Smith of Bedford, Texas; two granddaughters, Talia Oakes and Sierra Hines and two great-grandchildren, Lillian Lacey and Maximillion Oakes.
Funeral Service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Joseph L. Villa officiating. Visitation will 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Collins Funeral Home. Interment will be in Scottsburg Cemetery.
Online condolences can be left at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 December 2017 13:33