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    Edith Craig

    View Edith Craig New Albany, Indiana Edith (Miller) Craig, 101, passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2020 in New Albany, Indiana. Edith was born on October 22, 1918 in Palmyra, Indiana to the late Lyman C. and Stella (Klinker) Miller. She was preceded in death by her husband William Neal Craig; siblings, Ray Miller, Hazel Miller, Mabel Brown, Marie Butler, Stella Taylor Conner, son-in- law Alfred Wilcher Jr., and nephew Roy Shaw. She was a 1937 graduate of New Albany High School and in her ea…

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    Hugh “Hooter” Rowley

    View Hugh “Hooter” Rowley New Albany, Indiana Hugh “Hooter” Rowley, 85, passed away at his home Thursday. He was a printer at Stratton & Terstegge Company (now S & T Hardware) for 19 years and is an Air Force Veteran. He enjoyed the outdoors – fishing, hunting and camping – and was a BIG IU Fan. Hugh is survived by his wife, Marilyn; sons – Jeffrey and Gordon; grandchildren – Randy, Bobby, Stacey, Jerrett and Kevin; great-grandchildren – Skyler, Amelia and Addison. He is preceded in d…

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    CRAIG, Edith Oct 22, 1918 – Jan 23, 2020

    Edith (Miller) Craig, 101, passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2020 in New Albany, Indiana. Edith was born on October 22, 1918 in Palmyra, Indiana to the late Lyman C. and Stella (Klinker) Miller. She was preceded in death by her husband William Neal Craig; siblings, Ray Miller, Hazel Miller, Mabel Brown, Marie Butler, Stella Taylor Conner, son-in- law Alfred Wilcher Jr., and nephew Roy Shaw. She was a 1937 graduate of New Albany High School and in her earlier years, was employed by the City of New Albany and the State of Indiana. Edith is survived by her daughter, Barbara Craig Wilcher; her grandson Brian Wilcher and his wife…

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    SCHUTT, Zoey Sep 11, 1995 – Jan 21, 2020

    Zoey Celeste Schutt, 24, was born in Tallahassee, FL on September 11, 1995 and passed away on January 21, 2020. She was preceded in death by her great-grandfather, Anthony Japak and her grandfather, Richard Schutt. She is survived by her parents, Lori Mihalik and Andrew (Wendi) Schutt; brothers, Ben and Alex; a sister, Isabella; a step brother and sister, Christianna and Austin; grandparents, Don and Joyce Saftner and grandmother, Sandra Schutt; grandfather, James Mihalik; great-grandmother, Dorothy (known as “Great”) Japak. Zoey is also survived by her aunt, Michelle; uncles, Matt, Dave (Missy), Steve, Geoff (Angie), Martha (David); many additional loving aunts, uncles, cousins. Two special friends who loved her unconditionally,…

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    Hugh "Hooter" Rowley

    Hugh “Hooter” Rowley, 85, passed away Thursday. Visitation: Sunday, 1-4 p.m. and Monday, 9-10 a.m. Service: Monday, 10 a.m., Naville & Seabrook Funeral Homes (1119 E. Market St).

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    WALLS, Alice Mar 19, 1952 – Jan 23, 2020

    Alice Jean Walls, 67, of Jeffersonville, IN passed away on January 23, 2020. She was born in Garden City, Michigan March 19, 1952 and married her husband, Chuck on April 7, 1973. They moved with their children from Michigan to Madison, WI in 1981 to expand their entrepreneurial restaurant business. After selling the business, they bought a new restaurant in Minocqua, WI in 1992. In 1997, they sold that restaurant as well and moved with their daughter to Topeka, KS. While living in Topeka, Alice received her associates degree in accounting from Allen County Community College in 2006. Both Chuck and Alice worked for Harrah’s in Merriam, KS. They transferred…

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    HAILEY, Yvonne May 21, 1928 – Jan 22, 2020

    Yvonne E. “Vonnie” Francis (Chapman) Hailey, 91, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, in Carmel, Ind., where she has resided for the past several years. She was a long-time resident of Jeffersonville,. She was born to Roy and Bess Chapman of New Albany, IN., on May 21, 1928. She married Martin (Martie) G. Hailey in 1954. They soon moved to and raised their children at their Lilly Lane home in Rolling Fields. They lived there for more than 50 years and treasured their neighbors who became lifelong friends. Mrs. Hailey worked at W.K. Stewart and The Bookshelf bookstores, managed Something To Do arts-and-crafts store, and later worked at Indiana University Southeast bookstore.…

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    MONTGOMERY, Dorothy Jul 8, 1936 – Jan 22, 2020

    Dorothy Jane Montgomery, 83, of Henryville, IN, passed Wednesday. Survivors children, Michael Montgomery, Brenda Montgomery, Doug Montgomery and Kevin Montgomery; four sisters, Louise (Eddie) Garrity, Martha Montgomery, Ruth (Bill) Milner, and Margaret (Dominic) Canale. Funeral Noon Monday, Emmanuel United Methodist Church. Visitation 3-7 Sunday, at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Henryville and after 10 a.m. at Emmanuel United Methodist Church on Monday.

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    Oehmann, John "Sid"

    John S. “Sid” Oehmann, 88, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Baptist Health Floyd. He was retired from the U.S. Post Office and a transporter for Jim O’Neal. Sid served in the U.S. Marine Corp during the Korean War. He was an avid golfer and a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, Elks Lodge, Valley View Golf Club and Hidden Creek Golf Club. Sid was a native of Jeffersonville, IN. He is survived by his wife Joan C. Oehmann of Clarksville, IN.; son David A. Oehmann (Linda) of Corydon, IN.; daughters Denise M. Eichstaedt (Jim) of New Smyrna Beach, FL., Dana L. Heath (Dave) of New Albany, IN.; daughter-in-law…

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    MYERS, Dorothy Apr 25, 1926 – Jan 22, 2020

    Funeral services for Dorothy J. Myers, 93, of Jeffersonville, Indiana, will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at Scott Funeral Home, 2515 Veterans Pkwy in Jeffersonville, with burial to take place at a later date in Walnut Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 12-4 p.m. at the funeral home. She passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. Dorothy was born on April 25, 1926 in Jeffersonville, Indiana, to the late Clyde and Fay Harris Nachand. She graduated from Jeffersonville High School in 1944 and went on to attend Indiana University in Bloomington. While at IU, Dorothy fell in love with Indiana Hoosier basketball…

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    JOHNSON, Randall Jun 27, 1986 – Dec 22, 2019

    Randall Paul Johnson, 33, of Jeffersonville, was laid to rest in a private burial, January 17, 2020. He was born June 27, 1986 to Randy and Paula (Appleby) Johnson. He was preceded in death by his mother, Paula Appleby, grandfathers and uncles. He is survived by his father, Randy Johnson; sons, Tyler and Cayden, Jeffersonville, IN; sister, Mistie Smith, Jeffersonville, IN; grandmothers, Jean Sanford, Jeffersonville, IN, Shirley Appleby, New Albany, IN; Uncles, Aunts and Cousins. He had a short life, but we loved him dearly and he will be missed. He will always be in our hearts.

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    POFF, Paul May 19, 1933 – Dec 25, 2019

    Paul J. “Paulie” Poff, 86, passed away Wednesday December 25, 2019 at the Green Valley Care Center. He was born in Floyd County, Indiana and formerly attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Paul was a legend in the world of basketball. He was an All-SIAC (conference), All-Sectional,-Regional, -Semi-State, -State and an Indiana All-Star while playing at New Albany High School (NAHS). He was the all-time scoring leader at NAHS for a period of 30 years (before the 3-Point Shot). His teams compiled a home game winning streak of 52 consecutive games, which has still not been matched. Paul then attended Indiana University (IU) where, as a sophomore, he…

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    Speechly, Sherri

    Sherri L. Speechly, 72, of Vero Beach, Florida, passed away peacefully January 20, 2020 at her home. She was born October 1, 1947 in Jeffersonville, IN and had been a resident of Vero Beach since 2005. Mrs. Speechly worked as a hair dresser for 40 years. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Sam Speechly of Vero Beach; son, Jason Brown of Roswell, GA; granddaughter, Addison Brown of Roswell and sister Jeanne Getz of St. Petersburg, FL. A celebration of Sherri’s life will be held at a later date. In lieu flowers, memorial contributions may be made to ALS Association Florida Chapter, webfl.alsa.org, Project Main Street, projectmainst.org, or…

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    RUMPEL, Juli Aug 17, 1970 – Jan 13, 2020

    Juli M. Rumpel, 49, of New Albany, IN died January 13, 2020. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, January 25th at 11 a.m. at Ohio Falls United Methodist Church, 917 South Virginia Avenue, Clarksville, IN. There will be a light meal following the service. Juli was born August 17, 1970 in Jeffersonville. She graduated from Jeffersonville High School in 1988 and was in the top five of her graduating class. Her work experience included eight years at the Census Bureau. Juli was a listening and caring friend. She loved music, especially Christian Music. She expressed her love of music through singing and playing the organ and piano. Juli is…

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    PRATHER, Robert Jan 15, 1931 – Jan 21, 2020

    Robert Earl “Bob” Prather, 89, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at Diversicare of Providence in New Albany, Indiana. He was born on January 15, 1931 in Sellersburg, Indiana to the late Morris and Grace Prather (Hargeshimer). Mr. Prather honorably served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He retired from Brandeis Machinery after 29 years where he served as a warranty analyst. Mr. Prather was a member of the American Legion Post 204 in Sellersburg, Optimist Club of Clarksville, the Kiwanis Club and the Southern Indiana Rail Road Club of Jeffersonville. He also served as the commander of the Falcon Composite Squadron…

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    WOOLDRIDGE, Gerald Mar 24, 1943 – Jan 17, 2020

    Gerald D. Wooldridge, 76, of Corydon went to be with the Lord on Friday at Baptist Floyd Health. He was a former resident of Georgetown, Indiana and retired from Henry Vogt Machine Company after 34 years. He was a member of the Kentucky Colonels and enjoyed fishing, birdwatching, deer hunting and repurposing furniture. He was a member of St. John’s Pentecostal Church in Greenville, Indiana and loved spending time with his family. Survivors include his wife-Vickie Wooldridge; daughters-Tina Lawhorn, Tammy Klueh (Doug), Tonya Calfee (Greg); sister- Linda Shelton (Paul); 14 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren and 4 step great-grandchildren. Preceded in death are his first wife- Mary “Darlene”…

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    MURPHY, Cheri Jan 24, 1958 – Jan 16, 2020

    Cheri Lea Murphy, age 61 of Charlestown, was born to the late Roy and Viola Peters on January 24, 1958. She entered the gates of heaven and was greeted by her daughter, Cassandra Lea Murphy, on Thursday, January 16, 2020. Cheri was born and raised in New Albany, IN and graduated from New Albany High School in May 1978. She raised two daughters, Cassandra and Michelle Renae. Cassandra was born with cerebral palsy and severe mental retardation. Cheri was the greatest mother and advocate for Cassandra up until her passing at the age of nine on December 17, 1986. Cheri gave every ounce of her love to Jesus, her grandchildren,…

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    Stephens, Joan

    Celebration of Life: 4 PM Wednesday: St. John Presbyterian Church: Visitation: 12 Noon – 4 PM Wednesday at the church. Arrangements: Naville & Seabrook Funeral Homes.

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    FINLEY, SR., William Mar 29, 1931 – Jan 19, 2020

    William Morris “Bill” Finley, Sr., lifelong resident of New Albany, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020. He was born on March 29, 1931 to the late James and Anna (Ingram) Finley. Bill was also preceded in death by his son, Gerald Kimbrough; grandson, William Finley III; sisters, Anna Marie Finley and Rosa Bell. Bill is survived by his children, William Finley, Jr. (Berba), Lisa Finley-Shirley (William); grandchildren, Là Toi Graham, Shayla Finley, Amber Finley, Nate Weaver III; as well as a host of nieces, nephews and extended family members. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Monday, January 27, 2020 at Jones Memorial A.M.E. Zion…

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    BAKER, JR., Robert "Bob" Jul 22, 1949 – Jan 19, 2020

    A funeral service for Robert “Bob” Baker, 70, of New Salisbury, IN will be at 11 AM on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Legacy Funeral Center, 921 Main St. Jeffersonville, IN, with burial to follow at Walnut Ridge Cemetery. Visitation for Bob will be held from 4 PM – 8 PM on Wednesday and after 9 AM on Thursday at the funeral center. Bob passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020. Bob was born on July 22, 1949 to the late Robert and Billie Baker. Throughout his life, he was known for his kind and compassionate personality. He was a devoted father and papaw, and was loved by anyone that…

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    Horlander, Margaret

    Margaret Ann Horlander passed on January 18, 2020 with family at her side. She was born at home on September 10, 1930 in Jeffersonville, Indiana to Raymond Wolford Crafton and Leota Faye Rife Crafton. She was preceded in death by her parents, daughters Lynn A. Horlander and infant Mary Ann Horlander, siblings Hilda Jane Hochadel and Thomas R. Crafton and former husband Fridolin S. Horlander, MD. She is survived by children Dianne M. Randolph (Dennis) of Lebanon, OH and Mark S. Horlander of Charlestown, IN. Also, grandchildren Kathleen Randolph Carter (Troy) of Dublin, OH, Scott A. Randolph of Waynesville, OH and three great-granddaughters. Other family members include nieces, nephews, sister-in-law…

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    Armbrust, Robert

    Visitation is 3-8 on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road. Funeral Service will be 10 am Wednesday at the funeral home.

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    Franz, Eva

    Eva Jo Franz, 101, died Monday, January 20, 2020 at Clark Memorial Hospital. She was born in Stanford, KY., and was a retired librarian for the Clarksville Elementary School. She was a member of the Clarksville Historical Society, Friends of the Library, a huge IU basketball fan, and an active member of Howard Park Christian Church for over 70 years, where she taught Sunday School and served on many boards and committees. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Wilson Franz, a brother, Charles Hilton, a sister, Mildred Bowling, a grandson Derrick McNeil, and a great grandson, Carter Ankeny. Survivors include two daughters, Louise Morgan (Nick) of Lakeland,…

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    Francis, Robert

    Funeral services for Robert “Bob” N. Francis, 85, of Jeffersonville, IN, will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Scott Funeral Home, 2515 Veterans Parkway, Jeffersonville, IN, with entombment to follow at Walnut Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 PM on Tuesday and after 10 AM on Wednesday at the funeral home. He passed away on January 16, 2020. He was born on June 25, 1934 in Alton, IN. He loved to spend his time fishing or hunting, watching IU Basketball, and working on old car restorations. Bob was a very hard worker, and he especially enjoyed working in the yard on…