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    Carol Sue Stackhouse

    Carol Sue Stackhouse New Salisbury, IN  Carol Sue (Sappenfield) Stackhouse, age 79, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on February 5, 2020 at her home. She was born in New Albany, IN on August 6, 1940 to Marvin  and Catherine (Haub) Sappenfield. Carol was a member of the Palmyra (Graceland) Baptist Church. She retired from the Landrum & Shouse Attorney Law Offices in Louisville, KY as their Office Manager and Bookkeeper. Carol married Glenn Stackhouse on August 30, 1959. She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter Cathy Lea Reed, and her great- granddaughter Tinsley Grace Bailey. Carol loved spending time with her family and friends, especially…

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    Dr. Mary E. Hammack

    Dr. Mary E. Hammack New Salisbury, IN Dr. Mary Evelyn Hammack, age 76, passed away peacefully at her home Wednesday, January 15, 2020. She was born April 30, 1943 to William Clifford Conover and Arretta Genevieve (Hennigh) Conover in Wards, Ky. Mary married Oscar Ray Hammack on Oct. 27, 2000. She taught school at Valparaiso High School and later retired from teaching college at Murray State. Mary enjoyed reading, cooking, and sewing. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Helen Louise Hammack. Mary is survived by her husband Oscar Ray Hammack, two daughters Beth Gabbard and Dawn Cupp, one son Randy Ray Hammack, and one sister…

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    Mary Ann Byrne

    Pekin, IN Mary Ann (Potter) Byrne, age 76, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at the Baptist Health Floyd Hospital in New Albany. She was born in Jeffersonville, IN on July 30, 1943 to Sylvester Golden Potter and Anna May (DeArk) Potter. Mary was married on December 30, 1982 to Gary D. Byrne. Mary was a homemaker and a member of the Kingdom Hall Jehovah Witness in Salem. She loved the outdoors, walking, hiking, and enjoyed playing the guitar. Mary especially enjoyed spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents and just recently by her daughter Carol Standifer. Mary is survived by her husband Gary…

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    Robert Edward Schwartz

    Robert Edward Schwartz, 90, passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2020. He was the son of William and Jeanette Torstrick Schwartz. He is survived by Shirley Jones Schwartz, his wife of 63 years, his daughter, Cheryl Winsatt (Allen), sons, Eric Schwartz (Lori) and Alan Schwartz (Dia), and six grandchildren, Ryan and Derek Schwartz, Michael, Rachel, and Nicholas Wimsatt and Grace Schwartz. Son Derek Schwartz preceded him. He graduated from Dupont Manual High School. He was a U.S. Army Korean War Veteran, and a member of American Legion, Mason Lodge #830 for 50 years, and a Kosair Shriner. He was a hard worker and a retired electrician by trade. He was…

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    Dora “Doddie” Zimmerman

    Palmyra, IN:   Dora “Doddie” Zimmerman, age 96, passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Diversicare of Providence in New Albany, In.  She was born on August 11, 1923 in Jeffersonville, IN to the late Edgar and Hazel Troxel Elliott.  Doddie attend New Albany High School.  She was the wife of Russell Zimmerman, who preceded her in death.  She enjoyed reading, doing puzzle books and most of all, spending time with her family.  Besides her husband, Russell Zimmerman, and her parents, preceding her in death are brothers Pella Francis Elliott, Deward Elliott and Marcy Elliott. She is survived by her two sons, James (Mary) Zimmerman and Larry (Darlene) Zimmerman; sister Lois…

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    Gary Lynn Melton, Sr.

    Georgetown, IN Gary Lynn Melton, Sr. age 66, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at his home on Sunday December 29, 2019. He was born on October 29, 1953 to   Juluis J. Melton and Dolores (Belcher ) Melton. He was a member of the Palmyra Church of Christ. Gary retired from Duke Energy after 41 years of service. He enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid Astronomer and photographer. Gary was preceded in death by his father Juluis J. Melton and his son Gary Lynn Melton, Jr. Gary is survived by his wife of 25 years Terri Melton, his mother Dolores Melton-Barker, his step- children Stephanie (Donnie) McCullum and…

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    Mary Aliene Roll

    Salem, IN:  Mary A.  (Davis) Roll, age 73, passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at Baptist Health Floyd Hospital in New Albany, Indiana.  She was born January 4, 1946 in New Albany.  Mary graduated from North Central High School class of 1964 and married the late Ronald Earl Roll on October 21, 1967. She was a retired CNA from Washington County Hospital. Mary was a member of the New Salisbury Full Gospel Church. She enjoyed fishing, crocheting, word searches, but most of all spending time with her family.  Besides her husband, preceding her in death were her parents: Loran Carl Davis and Aliene (Seacat) Adam.  She is survived by her…

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    Ronald Earl Roll

    Salem, IN Ronald Earl Roll, age 73, passed away Sunday, December 29, 2019 at Meadowview Health and Rehab in Salem, IN. Ron was born in Fredericksburg, IN on October 21, 1946 to Buford Roll and Charlene (Rowland) Roll. He was the owner and operator of Ron’s Beauty Salon. He was a member of the New Salisbury Full Gospel Church. Ron enjoyed spending time with family and his pets. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother Carl Roll, his two sisters Pat Nolan and Pauletta Medlock. Ron is survived by his wife Mary Aliene (Davis) Roll and one son Michael Loran Roll. Funeral service will be at…

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    Glenith Lucille (Wilcox) Tweedy

    Pekin, IN: Glenith Lucille (Wilcox) Tweedy, age 85, passed away Thursday December 19, 2019 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany, IN. She was born in Glasgow, KY on May 20, 1934 to Azel and Luvada (Sneed) Wilcox. Glenith was a homemaker and member of New Testament Christian Church in Greenville. She enjoyed Thrift shopping, gardening, and spending time with friends and family. Glenith is preceded in death by her parents, husband, one daughter Debbie Black, two sons Joseph Tweedy, and Johnny Tweedy, as well as one brother, and six sisters.   Glenith is survived by Five sons Thomas (LouAnn) Tweedy, Phillip (Karen) Tweedy, Anthony (Beth) Tweedy, Gregory (Kathy) Tweedy, and…

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    Mary Ruth (Losson) warman

    Pekin, IN: Mary Ruth (Losson) Warman, age 91, passed away peacefully on Thursday December 19, 2019. She was born on January 6, 1928, in Martinsburg Indiana to Lee John and Bonnie Elizabeth (Karnes) Losson. She Married Paul Richard Warman on July 11, 1948. Mary was a member of the Martinsburg Church of Christ, the Washington County Peacemakers Quilting Guild, and the Homemakers. Mary Worked for and retired from the Census Bureau after 28 years of service. She was a graduate of Pekin High School, class of 1945. Mary enjoyed quilting, puzzles, spending time with family, and helping others  She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, her sister Rozella…

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    Lenora Ann Wuest

    Fredericksburg, IN Lenora Ann (Markwell) Wuest, age 80, passed away on Saturday December 7, 2019 at her home. She was born on February 24, 1939 in Wickliff, IN to Charles and Carrie (Deich) Young. Lenora was a member of the Hardinsburg United Methodist Church. She retired from and was a bank manager for the First Harrison Bank in Hardinsburg. Lenora was a member of the Kays Chapel Cemetery Board. She was a graduate of English High School. Lenora enjoyed playing the piano, community and church activities, motorcycle riding, bowling, traveling, and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband Eugene Thomas Markwell,…

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    Leslie “The Man” Wages

    Leslie “The Man” Gene Wages Fredericksburg: Leslie Gene Wages, age 63, passed away surrounded by his family at University of Louisville Hospital on Wednesday December 4, 2019. He was born August 13, 1956 to Richard and Shirley (Carson) Wages.  Leslie married Susan (Snyder) Wages on April 25, 1975. He worked at and retired from Sears Appliances Company as an appliance repair technician. Leslie enjoyed working in “the town”, postin daily on Facebook something new from “Hot Wheel City”.  He is preceded in death by his father. He is survived by his wife Susan, sons Shawn (Sara) Wages , Denny (Andrea) Wages, Gregory Wages, three grandchildren Jackson Wages, Carly Wages, and…

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    Evelyn Jean (Reese) Smith

    Evelyn Jean (Reese) Smith Galena, IN Evelyn Jean (Reese) Smith, age 91, of Galena passed away on Friday, November 29, 2019 at her home. She was born in Galena, IN on May 5, 1928 to Wilbert and Nettie (Fife) Reese.  She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Bert Smith and parents Wilbert and Nettie Fife Reese. She is survived by a niece Kathleen Scott, and several cousins and many friends. Evelyn was a member of Chapel Hill Christian Church. She previously attended Edwardsville United Methodist Church and Galena United Methodist Church. Evelyn loved and cared for cats and kittens since she was two years old. She especially loved…

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    Martha Jane Boaz

    Lexington, IN Martha Jane (Morris) Boaz, age 88, of Lexington, IN passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. She was born on December 15, 1930 to Walter T. Morris and Lillian (Marshall) Morris. Martha married Condon “Bud” Boaz, Jr.  on February 9, 1951. She worked Kings Daughter Hospital, Marble Hill Power Plant, and Conn Organ Manufacturing Co. Martha enjoyed gardening, quilting, sewing, spending time with her family and her beloved cats. She is preceded in death by her husband, her parents, her son in law Tom Ramsey, and her two brothers Dale C. Morris and John Morris. Martha is survived by two…

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    Earnest Leon Darland

    Hardinsburg, Indiana:  Earnest Leon Darland, age 84, passed away peacefully at Harrison Springs Health Campus in Corydon, Indiana on Friday, November 22, 2019.  Earnest was born August 26, 1935 to the late Winfield Franklin and Tressie Marie (Mattingly) Darland in Mackville, Kentucky.  He married Wilma Pulliam on September 8, 1956.  Earnest worked and retired from Pillsbury in New Albany, Indiana after 41 years of service. He was a member of Kansas Church of Christ and loved music, especially Gospel and Country.  Earnest also enjoyed farming, hunting birds and deer, and most of all his large family. Preceding him in death, besides his parents are a sister Violet Gail Darland and…

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    Norma Carol (Holder) Pendleton

    Louisville, KY:  On November 21, 2019, Norma Carol (Holder) Pendleton received her angel wings.  Norma was born April 15, 1944 in Columbia, TN to Melvin and Tina Holder.  She was the youngest of five children including Sylvia, Keith, Imogene and David. She delighted in raising her family and left to cherish her memory are daughters, Paige Stewart and Monica Mays, son Jonathan Pendleton as well as her grandchildren, Catherine, Michael and Luke.  She truly valued her family and friends.  She grew up in the rural town of Palmyra, Indiana and was always thrilled being out in nature and lived life to the fullest, never forgetting where she came from. For…

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    Judith Marie Abolins

    Judith Marie Abolins Palmyra, IN Judith Marie Abolins, age 75, passed away Monday, November 18, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital in Salem, IN. She was born in San Francisco, California on January 17, 1944 to Johnny Smart and Ruth (Umball) Smart. Judith had previously worked at Lincoln Hills Nursing Home as a nursing assistant.  She enjoyed her pet dogs and horse trail riding. Judith is preceded in death by her parents, her adoptive parents Leo and Dorothy Jenson, one daughter Amber Dean Smith, one grandson Edward Schooler, and two brothers Glen Jenson and Johnny Smart. Judith is survived by two daughters Linda Reeg of Nebraska and Debbie Honeycutt of Illinois…

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    Mary Louise (Emmons) Drabek

    Pekin, IN:  Mary Louise (Emmons) Drabek, age 89, was born April 25, 1930 in Louisville, KY to Guy William and Goldie Mae (Douglas) Emmons and grew up in the Crescent Hill Neighborhood. She married Edmund Felix Drabek on March 31, 1956.  They were married 50 years before his death.  She passed away peacefully at Nazareth Home in Louisville, KY on Saturday, November 16, 2019. She was an alumnus of Theodore Ahrens Trade High School and acquired an associate degree in Paralegal Studies.  She was a member of Delta Epsilon Tau.  Mary’s major employment was with law enforcement at the University of Louisville Southern Police Institute and the Louisville Division of…

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    Debra Sue Bird

    Debra Sue Byrd Hardinsburg: Debra Sue Byrd, age 63, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Ky on November 13, 2019. She was born September 03, 1956 toWilliam and Myrtle Irene(Logsdon) Ater. Debra worked as a caregiver for Blue River Services. She enjoyed Church activities, spending time with her family and playing with her grandchildren. Debra is preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and one sister. She is survived by her companion Scott Moore, son Garry Byrd Jr, daughter Angela (Jason) Austin, three grandsons, two granddaughters, two brothers, and four sisters. Funeral services will be Monday, November 18, 2019 at 1 p.m. at…

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    Melissa Blackford

    Sellersburg: Melissa An Blackford, age54, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Baptist Health Floyd Hospital on November 12, 2019. She was born November 25, 1964 to Clifford and Rita Lynn (Schamel) Harl. Melissa married Charles Blackford on March 07, 1988. She worked at and retired from United Parcel Service as a package handler. She was a member of Faith Harvest Chuch in Greenville Indiana. Melissa was a Graduate of Floyd Central High School, class of 1982. She enjoyed Bargin hunting, Bingo, her church, and spending time with her Grandchildren. Melissa is preceded in death by Her Mother Rita Lynn (Schamel) Harl. She is survived by her father Clifford…

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    Paul Albert Rowland

    Fredericksburg: Paul Albert Rowland, age 86, passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Baptist Health Floyd on Saturday, September 28, 2019.   He was born on July 17, 1933, to Wiley and Dora (Brooks) Rowland in Arthur, Tennessee.  Paul married Wanda R. (Lyles) Rowland on August 23, 1957.  He worked both as a farmer and at Ford Motor Assembly Plant from which he was retired.  Paul enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family and his friends.  He was a member of Palmyra United Methodist Church.  He was also a member of Masonic Lodge Blue River 457, Scottish Rite of Indianapolis 32°, and Salem Eastern Star 286.  Paul was a veteran…

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    Rose M. Love

    Georgetown, IN  Rose Marie (Singleton) Love, age 83, passed away peacefully at Golden Guardians Elder Care on Saturday , October 26, 2019. She was born in Hazard, KY on Sept 4th, 1936 to Lucian Singleton and Anna Mae (Gayheart) Singleton. She was a graduate of the Georgetown High School Class of 1954. Rose married Donald Love on Feb. 20, 1954. She was a member of the Indian Creek Baptist Church in Georgetown.  Rose enjoyed quilting and spending time with her family and was also a bookkeeper. She is preceded in death by her parents, three brothers Jack Singleton, Elmer Singleton , and George Singleton, two sisters Anna Lee Allen and…

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    Joyce Elaine Rufing

    Joyce Elaine Rufing  Greenville, IN: Joyce Elaine (Brown) Rufing, age 67, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Baptist Health Floyd on November 4, 2019. She was born May 14, 1952 to Thomas Albert and Naomi Marie (Wiseheart) Brown. Joyce married Roger Rufing on December 21, 1968 She worked at and retired from Floyd Memorial Hospital. Joyce was a member of Greenville Christian Church. She enjoyed Spending time with her family. Playing with her grandchildren, and being apart of her church prayer group. Joyce is preceded in death by her father, and a sister Carolyn (Fred) McCain. She is survived by her mother, husband Roger Rufing, son Jason (Donna)Rufing,…

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    Harlan Kenneth Adamson

    Palmyra, IN Harlan Kenneth Adamson, age 81, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Friday, November 8th, 2019. Harlan was born in Madison, IN on June 14, 1938 to Kermie Harland Adamson and Grace Elizabeth (Day) Adamson. On Feb 1st, 1963 he married Ruth (Grey) Adamson. Harlan was co-owner and operator of Adamson Nursery INC. in Palmyra, IN. Harlan was a former Bank Director of First Harrison Bank in Palmyra, IN. He was a member and Deacon of the Indian Creek Baptist Church in Georgetown, IN. He was a member of the Gideon International and Habitat for Humanity. Harlan graduated from Morgan Twp. High school Class…