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July 29, 2008

Anna M. Sizemore
Anna M. Sizemore, 79, of Aurora, died Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at the Waters of Dillsboro. She was born June 29, 1929 in Ohio County, the daughter of Blevy and Susan Barrett Gabbard. She married George Sizemore in 1986.
She was an active member of the Greendale Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school for many years. She was also active in the choir. She was employed as a caregiver for AMPM Health Care, working in Cincinnati.
Surviving are her husband, George Sizemore; one son, Danny (Brenda) Clem of Aurora; one stepdaughter, Deborah (Mike) Cochran of Milford, Ohio; one stepson, Gregory Sizemore of Oneida, Kentucky; one grandson, Daniel Clem; four step grandchildren; two sisters, Maudie Adams of Marion and Dorothy "Dottie" Farrel of Dillsboro.
Funeral services were held Saturday, July 26 at 11:00 a.m. at the Greendale Baptist Church. Internment was in the Greendale Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Gideons.
Filter-DeVries Funeral Home, Dillsboro was in charge of the arrangements.

Janice Arlene Aldridge Jones
Janice Arlene Aldridge Jones, 69, of Hanover, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2008. Visitation will be held today, Tuesday, July 29 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday, July 30 from 9:00 until 11:00 at the time of the funeral at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, Madison. Burial will be in the Kent Cemetery near Kent.
Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre is in charge of the arrangements.

Wilma Jane Moody
Wilma Jane Moody, 78, of Batesville, died Wednesday, July 23, 2008. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 26 at Meyers Funeral Home, Batesville. Burial was in the Batesville Methodist Cemetery.
Meyers Funeral Home, Batesville was in charge of the arrangements.

William Edward Hummel
William Edward Hummel, 71, of Rising Sun, died Sunday, July 27, 2008. A private graveside service will be held Wednesday, July 30 at the Rising Sun New Cemetery with Rev. Jim Wingate officiating.
Markland Funeral Home, Rising Sun is in charge of the arrangements.

July 22, 2008

Ethelena Sophia Berkemeyer
Ethelena Sophia Berkemeyer, 86, of Bear Branch, died Saturday, July 19, 2008 at her residence. She was born February 6, 1922 in Pike Township in Ohio County, the daughter of John Neinhiser and Elanora Benne Nienhiser. She graduated from Dillsboro High School in 1940 and was united in marriage to Raymond Berkemeyer on December 17, 1942 in Oklahoma City, where her husband was stationed with the US Army. He preceded her in death on August 17, 1942 after 49 years of marriage.
She enjoyed her friends and playing cards with them. She worshiped with her husband at the St. Peters’ Lutheran Church at Milton Bear Branch.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Elnora Nienhiser; her brother, Loraine; her sister, Leona and her husband Raymond; along with several great nieces and great nephews, cousins and friends.
Visitation will be at Filter-DeVries Funeral Home in Dillsboro on Tuesday, July 22 from 5-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 23 at 10 a.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Bear Branch. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or to St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery.

Virginia Geisler
Virginia Geisler, 85, of Versailles, passed away Friday, July 18, 2008 at the Waters of Dillsboro Manor. She was born near Osgood on March 29, 1923, the daughter of Samuel and Josephine Hutson McClure. She was married to Dilver Geisler on January 17, 1942 and he preceded her in death on May 16, 1981.
Survivors include three sons, Jerry (Susan) Geisler of Lawrenceburg, John(Gloria) Geisler of Akron, Ohio and Pastor Jeff (Vicky) Geisler of Fort Wayne; ten grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her parents, her sisters, Eva Curran and Carrie Stewart and one brother, Aaron.
Mrs. Geisler was a member of the Tyson United Methodist Church and a 61-year member of the Versailles American Legion Auxiliary. She was formerly employed with the Versailles IGA and Ohio Rod.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 23 at 1 p.m. at the Stratton Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Rev. James Byerly officiating. Burial will be in the Cliff Hill Cemetery in Versailles. Visitation will be Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the time of services.
Memorials may be given to the Tyson United Methodist Church in care of the funeral home.

Marion Back, Jr.
Marion Back, Jr. 77, of Batesville, died Saturday, July 19, 2008 in Dillsboro. Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 22 at Meyers Funeral Home, Batesville from 5-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Todd Poynter officiating. Burial will follow in the Rossburg Cemetery in New Point.
Memorials may be given to the family.


July 15, 2008

William M. Gilliland
William M. Gilliland, 95, of Olean, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2008 at Ripley Crossing in Milan. He was born near Cross Plains on November 20, 1912, the son of Rolla and Emma Kroeger Gilliland. He was married to Esther Linkmeyer Schwake on October 26, 1968 and she survives.
Other survivors include one stepdaughter Sharon Spencer of Madison; grand-children Debbie (Robert) Hudson of Columbus, Teresa (Shad) Gerth and Marsha (John) Uhl both of Madison; six great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law Dorothy Gilliland of Milan and Eleanor Gilliland of Indianapolis. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sisters Edna Tinker and Opal Stahl, and his brothers Howard and Russell Gilliland.
Mr. Gilliland was a 1930 graduate of Cross Plains High School and had been employed with Capital Coil in Cincinnati. He served in the Army during WWII from 1942 to 1945 as a cook with the 157th Infantry.
Mr. Gilliland received the EAME Theatre Ribbon with five bronze stars, the American Defense Service Medal, and the Good Conduct Medal. He served in campaigns in Sicily, Naples, Rome, Southern France, and the Rhineland. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Olean, the Brown Township American Legion, the Versailles Masonic Lodge and Eastern Star.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 15 at 11 a.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Pastor Dennis Zimmerman officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter's Cemetery in Olean with military graveside rites by the Brown Township American Legion.
Memorials may be given to the Versailles Masonic Lodge, St. Peter's Cemetery, or the Friendship Fire Department.
Stratton Karsteter Funeral Home, Versailles is handling the arrangements.

Sylvia "Jeannie" Hubbard

Sylvia "Jeannie" Hubbard, 64, of Dillsboro, died Wednesday, July 10, 2008 at the Waters of Dillsboro. She was born April 23, 1944 in Milan, the daughter of Wilbur and Lucy Baker Hubbard.
Miss Hubbard was em-ployed at Wildridge’s Res-taurant in Aurora and The Coffee Cup Restaurant in Dillsboro for many years. She loved to play the piano and attended the Olive Branch Baptist Church for many years.
Survivors include one un-cle, Lonnie Hubbard of Moores Hill and one aunt, Mae Voris of Lawrenceburg; and numerous cousins and friends.
Funeral services were held Monday, July 14 at 1:00 p.m. at Filter-DeVries Funeral Home, Dillsboro.
Memorials may be made to the activity fund of the Dillsboro Manor.
Filter-DeVries Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Florence R. Lade
Florence R. Lade, 91, of Dillsboro, died Sunday, July 13, 2008 at Ripley Crossing. For funeral and visitation times please call Filter-DeVries Funeral Home, 812-432-5480.

Orville L. Craft
Orville L. Craft, 86, of Aurora, died Saturday, July 12, 2008 at his residence. Visitation will be held today, Tuesday, July 15, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Cook Funeral Home, Sunman. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 16 at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Tim Kastner officiating. Burial will follow in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Manchester.
Memorials may be made to the Manchester Life Squad or to the charity of donor’s choice.
Cook Funeral Home, Sunman is in charge of the arrangements.

Richard Bernard Batta
Richard Bernard Batta, 86, of Sunman, died Friday, July 11, 2008 at Margaret Mary Community Hospital, Batesville. Funeral services will be held today, Tuesday, July 15, at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Peters Catholic Church in St. Peters. Burial will follow in the St. Peters Cemetery in St. Peters.
Memorials may be made to St. Peters Building Fund, Sunman Life Squad, Alzheimer’s Association or to the local food pantry.
Cook Funeral Home, Sunman is in charge of the arrangements.

Estal Gilbert Gunter
Estal Gilbert Gunter, 77, of Batesville, died July 11, 2008 at St. Francis Hospital, Indianapolis. Visitation will be held today, Tuesday, July 15, 5-8 p.m. at Meyers Funeral Home, Batesville. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 16 at 3 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Gary Groth officiating. Burial will be in the Adams Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Meyers Funeral Home, Batesville is in charge of the arrangements.

Edward Lee Neahousmeyer
Edward Lee Neahousmeyer, 52, of Versailles, died Sunday, July 6, 2008 at King’s Daughters’ Hospital, Madison. A graveside service was held Saturday, July 12 at Perseverance Cemetery, Osgood. Arrangements were made by Neal’s Funeral Home, Osgood.

July 8, 2008

Phyllis L. Franklin
Phyllis L. Franklin, 80, of Milan, died Sunday, July 6, 2008, at the home of her daughter in Milan. She was born November 8, 1927 in Connersville, the daughter of Raymond B. and Golda (Enters) Harris. She married Carl E. (Mike) Franklin on February 14, 1947 and he preceded her in death on December 19, 1988.
Survivors include two sons, Jon Franklin of Spencer, Michael (Krista) Franklin of Floyds Knobs; one daughters, Susan Cottingham (Charles) of Milan and three grandchildren.
Mrs. Franklin was a former employee of the Milan Furniture Factory and later was a licensed insurance agent for the former Red Smith Insurance Agency, later Steinmetz Insurance and later the Hummel-Steinmetz Agency. She was a member of the Milan First Baptist Church, the Milan Beautification Committee and the American Baptist Women Missionary Society.
Visitation will be held today, Tuesday, July 8, from 6-8 p.m. at the Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan. Funeral services will be held at the Milan First Baptist Church, Wednesday, July 9 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Harris Long officiating. Burial will follow in the Riverview Cemetery, Aurora.
Memorials may be made to the Milan First Baptist Church or to the Dearborn County Hospice.
Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan is in charge of the arrangements.


Donald Leonard Meyer
Donald Leonard Meyer, 79, of Napoleon, died Thursday, July 3, 2008 at Manderley Health Care Center in Osgood. He was born March 16, 1929 at Napoleon, the son of Leonard Jacob and Irene Wingam Meyer. He married Carol (Carrie) Jean Howe on November 16, 1950 and she preceded him in death on March 23, 2007.
Survivors include son Michael and wife Shirley Meyer of Napoleon; three brothers Jerome Meyer of Tucson, Arizona, Richard Meyer of Greensburg and Bruce Meyer of Enochsburg; one sister, Joan Porten of Plainfield; two grandchildren, Ian Meyer of Napoleon and Amy Ahaus of Napoleon; eleven great grandchildren, Dayanarah, Brenden, McLaine, McKenna, McKylee, Hunter, Sklyer, Cheyanna, Casie, Katie and Kaylee.
Mr. Meyer was a Korean Army veteran. He was a lifetime member of the Keene Henneke Post of Napoleon, a past Ripley County Commissioner for four years, a Jackson Township Trustee for 16 years, past Jac-Cen-Del School Board member from 1966-1974, a member of the National Watch and Clock Association and was a retired director of the Ripley County Planning Commission, retiring September 30, 1994.
He had been a truck driver for Copeland Oil of Osgood, with ownership’s later changing to Tri-Point, Pure Oil and then Keil Brothers, totaling 30 years. He was also a member of the St. Maurice Catholic Church in Napoleon.
Graveside funeral services will be held at a future date.
Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society in care of the funeral home.
Neal’s Funeral Home, Osgood, is in charge of handling the arrangements.


Agnes L. Lovins

Agnes L. Lovins, 71, of Versailles passed away Saturday, July 5, 2008 at the King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison. She was born at Vevay on November 7, 1936, the daughter of Chance and Blanche Spencer Steele. She was married to Kenneth Lovins on May 21, 1960 and he survives.
Other survivors include one son, Steven Lovins of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee; two daughters, Theresa (Ron) May of Versailles and Tina Lovins of St. Cloud, Florida; two stepdaughters, Theresa Lovins of Wake Forest, North Carolina, and Cathy (Jerry) Sanders of Windell, North Carolina; two grandchildren and two step grandchildren; two sisters, Genola Marsh of Tempe, Arizona, and Eva Goodpaster of Versailles; one brother Sam Steele of Little Rock, Arkansas.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Lil Schmidt, and her brothers Darrell and Verlin Steele.
Mrs. Lovins served as matron of the Ripley County Jail for sixteen years during her husband’s and son’s terms of being sheriff She had also been employed with US Shoe, Alco of Versailles, and Ripley Publishing Company. She had been on the board of directors for SIEOC for 15 years.
Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family with burial in the New Marion Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the New Marion Cemetery in care of the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles.

Charles A. Burford
Charles A. Burford, 79, of Milan passed away Sunday, July 6, 2008 at his home. He was born at Owenton, Kentucky on June 7, 1929 the son of Paul and Julia Kenney Burford. He was married to Peggy Barenscheer on April 25, 1953 and she survives.
Other survivors include one son Rick (Tonya) Burford of Elrod; five daughters, Barbara (Dennis) McLaughlin of Osgood, Judy (Doug) Russell of Milan, Cheri (Jr.) Schutte of Milan, Debbie (John) Eaglin of Elrod, and Amy (Scott) Stutler of Friendship; 15 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Paul Burford, Jr. of Harrison, and Don Burford of Aurora; one sister Brenda Lozier of Marietta, Georgia.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Wanda, and one great grandchild.
Mr. Burford was a 28-year employee of Morton Salt in Cincinnati where he worked as a fork lift operator. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Washington Baptist Church at Elrod.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 10, at 11 a.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Pastor Don Burford, Jr. officiating. Burial will be in the Washington Cemetery at Elrod. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Memorials may be given to the Washington Cemetery in care of the funeral home.
Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home, Versailles is in charge of the arrangements.

Wallace Vincent Horton
Wallace Vincent Horton, long time resident of Versailles, died Thursday, July 3, 2008 in Delnor Community Hospital in Geneva, Illinois. He was born in the Tanglewood area to Willa Bella Chandler and James Erby Horton on June 25, 1923. He celebrated his 85 birthday the week prior to his passing.
Mr. Horton graduated from Versailles High School in 1941 and attended business school in Indianapolis. After Pearl Harbor Day, he went to work for a year at Austin Construction Company, a Naval ordnance plant, until he enlisted in the United States Army, eventually earning a commission as a second lieutenant and becoming a pilot in the Army Air Corps.
He was a mail carrier in Versailles and owned a Standard Oil route in the Dillsboro area before working for the Fisher Body Division of General motors for 25 years. He enjoyed more than 30 years of retirement, spending time with family and friends, fishing, camping, playing cards, and building and fixing things.
He was a lifetime member of Leora Weare Post of the American Legion in Versailles and a past member of the Versailles Lions Club and the Ripley County Zoning Board.
He married Edna Mae Collinsworth on November 29, 1944 in New Marion. They raised five children in Indiana and Hamilton, Ohio and moved back to Versailles in 1986, spending winters in Florida for a number of years. He nursed Edna through a long illness before her death in 1999.
He is survived by his wife of seven years, Marian Stoudt Horton. He is also survived by his children, Sandra (Roger) Parrett of Liberty, Joan (Russell) Fox of Liberty Township, Ohio, Marcia (John) Oke, of Monroe, Ohio, James (Mary) Horton of West Point, Virginia; and Robert Horton of Liberty Township, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren; one sister, Maxine Jarvis and brothers-in-law Eddie Demaree and Jack Demaree and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Clifford Horton and a great grandson.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 9 at 11 a.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home, Versailles with Rev. David Shivers of the Hopewell Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Tanglewood Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 8 from 5-8 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the Tanglewood Cemetery.
Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home, Versailles is in charge of the arrangements.

Diana M. Stratton

Diana M. Stratton, 70, died Saturday, July 5, 2008 at St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born in Connersville and was a homemaker. She was an alumna from Rushville High School and was a member of Taylor Chapel United Methodist Church.
She loved her family and grandchildren and enjoyed crafts, quilting and sewing.
Survivors include husband, Franklin D. Stratton of Fort Wayne; son, Jeffrey (Gayle) Stratton of Evansville; daughter, Sheri Rene (Albert) Manella of New Haven; brothers, Charles Cordray of Greensburg, Clyde (Margie) Cordray of Evansville; sister, Sandra (Steve) Miller of Greensburg; ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and sons, Michael Pea and Brian Stratton.
Funeral services will be held today, Tuesday, July 8, 10 a.m. at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 E. Dupont Road with Dr. Bill Farmer officiating. Burial will follow in the Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne.
Memorials may be made to the Taylor Chapel United Methodist Church.


Jayden Lee McKittrick
Jayden Lee McKittrick, infant son of Joshua and Deborah (Abbott) McKittrick, of Osgood, was stillborn July 3, 2008 at the Margaret Mary Community Hospital, Batesville.
Survivors include two brothers, Joshua and Justin McKittrick at home; maternal grandparents, Mike and Debbie Abbott of Osgood; maternal great-grandmother, Shirley McAdams of Lawrenceburg; several aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Jake and Glenda McKittrick.
Graveside services were held July 7 at 11 a.m. at the Greendale Cemetery, Osgood with Rev. Roger Dean officiating.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan is handling the arrangements.


Robert G. Owens
Robert G. Owens, 71, of Sunman, died Sunday, July 6, 2008 at the Margaret Mary Community Hospital, Batesville. He was born May 11, 1937 in Peoples, Kentucky, the son of Robert Owens and Dora Parret Owens, both deceased. He married Mary. L. Olinger and she survives.
Other survivors include, two sons, Christopher D. Owens of Boston, Massachusetts, Jeffrey K. and wife Beth Owens of Sunman; six grandchildren, Misty Vogt, Tara Prather, Heather Leann Owens, Luke Daniel Owens, Jennifer Lee Owens and Ellen Marie Owens; four great grandchildren and brothers and sisters, Gilbert and Donna Owens of Ross, Ohio, Jim and Sharon Owens of Clinton, Ray and Ollie Owens of Millville, Ohio, Leroy and Joann Owens of Hamilton, Ohio, Betty Ailene Sirk of Hamilton, Ohio and Donnie and Norma Owens of Middletown, Ohio.
He was an Army veteran serving from 1956 to 1980.
Mr. Owens was a store manager for Thriftway Markets and retired while serving as the manager of the Delhi Thriftway. Having retired from a distinguished career at Thriftway, Mr. Owens enjoyed working on the farm, fishing and spending time with his Percheron horses. After he was confronted with a debilitating stroke, he overcame it with grace and dignity and continued to care for his family. He greatly enjoyed his grandchildren and was beloved be all. He was also a member of the Sunman Lodge #590 F&AM.
Visitation will be held today, Tuesday, July 8, from 4-7:30 p.m. at Cook Funeral Home, Sunman with Masonic Services starting at 7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 9, at the Rose Hill Cemetery, Hamilton, Ohio, with family members officiating. (Call the funeral home for time.)
Memorials may be made to the Sunman Life Squad or to the Sunman Volunteer Fire Department.

Clifford Snow
Clifford L. Snow, 77, of Milan, died Monday, July 7, 2008 at the Dearborn County Hospital, Lawrenceburg. He was born November 12, 1931 in Ross, Ohio, the son of Clifford G. and Eleanor (Erven) Snow. He married June (Mack) Snow on November 24 1950 and she survives.
Other survivors include three sons, Greg (Evelyn) Nielsen of Moores Hill, Clifford Snow Jr. of Milan, Paul (Deborah) Snow of Ocala, Florida; two daughters, June (Eugene) Dunn of Milan, Deanna (Buck) Harrell of Ocala, Florida; one brother, Ronald Snow of Harrison, Ohio; two sisters, Phyllis Little of Lawrenceburg, Shirley Comb of Brookville; 25 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren.
One son, Danny Snow and three daughters, Donna Bradley, Shirley Jennings and Norma Willoughby and three brothers preceded him in death.
Mr. Snow was a retired truck driver.
Visitation will be held Saturday, July 12 from 9-11 a.m. at the Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 12 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Tom Holt officiating. Burial will follow in the Union Flat Rock Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Heart Fund or to the Diabetes Foundation.

 

July 1, 2008

Ella Mae Jordan
Ella Mae Jordan, 88, of Milan, died Sunday, June 29, 2008 at Ripley Crossing in Milan. She was born June 18, 1920 in Ary, Kentucky the daughter of Alexander and Lucy (Brewer) Ashley. She married Harry Jordan on November 24, 1939 and he preceded her in death on February 18, 2000.
Survivors include one son, Charles (Judy) Jordan of Milan; one daughter Ruth Busteed of Miami, Florida; three sisters Louverna Hughes of Hazard, Kentucky, Dorothy Chambers of Fayetteville, North Carolina, Martha Chafin of Sebring, Florida; four grandchildren; four great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
She was retired from Seagram’s and was a homemaker.
Mrs. Jordan was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church at Milan, the Ladies Aid of the church, Seagram’s Retirees Club, Milan Senior Citizens and the Mothers Club of Milan schools.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 2 from 9-11 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Milan with Rev. Ron Haseley officiating. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. Burial will be in the St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the St. Paul Lutheran Church or to the cancer fund.
Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan is in charge of the arrangements.

Vinnie M. Black
Vinnie M. Black, 70, of Versailles passed away Thursday, June 26, 2008 at the Kings Daughters Hospital in Madison. She was born at Grundy, Virginia on October 2, 1937, the daughter of Luther and Maxie Osborne Mullins. She was married to William "Snapper" Black on August 6, 1955 and he preceded her in death on July 6, 1992.
Survivors include three sons, Terry (Linda) Black and Todd Black both of Greensburg, and Tony Black of Versailles; 6 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren; five brothers, Vern Mullins and Frank Mullins both of Grundy, Virginia, Lonzo Mullins of Princeton, West Virginia, Warren Mullins of Bland, Virginia, and Homer Mullins of Bluefield, Virginia; three sisters, June Osborne and Gertrude Osborne both of Grundy, and Hazel Scott of Abington, Virginia.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, her son Timothy Black, her brother Hassell Mullins, and one great-granddaughter.
Mrs. Black was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church in Osgood. She was a 17-year employee of Hewitt's Versailles Malt Shop and later Lafary's Restaurant.
Funeral services were held Monday, June 30 at 10:30 a.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles. Burial was in the Cliff Hill Cemetery in Versailles.
Memorials may be given to the Bethany Baptist Church, Cliff Hill Cemetery, American Lung Association, or the Jefferson County Hospice in care of the funeral home.
Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home, Versailles was in charge of the arrangements.


Charles R. Myers
Charles R. Myers, 75, of Osgood passed away Thursday, June 26, 2008 at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison. He was born near New Marion on November 25, 1932, the son of Rufus and Lillie Mae Brown Myers. He was married to Elberta Farmer on July 22, 1965 and she preceded him in death on December 28, 2003.
Survivors include one son Allen (Vickie) McIntosh of Brookville; three daughters, Debra Gregory of Fortville, Sarah (Mark) Chemo of Greeneville, Tennessee, and Lori (Kevin) Sturgeon of Osgood; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; one brother Russell Myers of Evansville; two sisters, Nettie Grigsby of Versailles and Rosie Burress of New Marion.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Jim and David (Pete) Myers, and his sisters Leah Swinney, Mabel Sexton, Betty Kieffer, and Mary Jo Lauber.
Mr. Myers was a 1950 graduate of New Marion High School. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War where he attained the rank of Sergeant and received the National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and the Army Occupation of Germany Medal. Mr. Myers had been a former employee of Empire Gas, McKittrick Contracting, and had worked for several years at Halcomb Home Center in Versailles.
He was a member of the Versailles Church of Christ and the Versailles American Legion.
Funeral services were held Sunday, June 29 at 2 p.m. at the Versailles Church of Christ with Dale Day officiating. Burial was in the Cliff Hill Cemetery in Versailles with military graveside rites by the Versailles American Legion.
Memorials may be given to the Versailles Church of Christ in care of the funeral home.
Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home, Versailles was in charge of the arrangements.


Dorothy Morris
Dorothy Morris, 83, of Moores Hill, died Thursday, June 26, 2008 at her residence. She was born June 20, 1925 in Breaitt County, Kentucky, the daughter of Amerida and Mary (Jackson) Morris. She married Edwin P. Morris on April 17, 1941 and he preceded her in death on September 2, 1996.
Survivors include two sons, Claude Morris Sr. of Moores Hill and Robert Morris of Milan; one daughter, Phyllis White of Moores Hill; three sisters, Della Newkirk of Middletown, Ohio, Faye Morris of Milton, Doris Johnson of Boonville, Kentucky; seven grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Her parents and two grandchildren preceded her in death.
Mrs. Morris was a member of the Moores Hill Church of Christ and a homemaker.
Funeral services were held Monday, June 30 at 10 a.m. at the Moores Hill Church of Christ with Phil Hester officiating. Burial followed in the Forest Hill Cemetery, Moores Hill.
Memorials may be made to the heart fund or the diabetes foundation.
Sibbett Moore Funeral Home, Moores Hill was in charge of the arrangements.


Alvin F. Lamppert
Alvin F. "Butch" Lamppert, 84, of Oldenburg, died Saturday, June 28, 2008. Visitation is today, Tuesday, July 1 from 4-8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Batesville. Funeral services are 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 2 at the Holy Family Church in Oldenburg.

Hamilton J. "Hammie" Southworth
Hamilton J. "Hammie" Southworth, 63, of Aurora, died Friday, June 27, 2008 in Greensburg. Funeral services will be held today, Tuesday, July 1 at 11 a.m. at the Rullman Hunger Denney Funeral Home, Aurora with Rev. Ed Scherer-Berry officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Sinai Cemetery in Aurora.


Hazel O. Huttsell Vestal
Hazel O. Huttsell Vestal, 77, of Paynesville, died Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at her residence. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 28 at 10:30 a.m. at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, Madison. Burial was in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Saluda.
Memorials may be made to the Hospice of King’s Daughters’ Hospital or Mt. Zion Cemetery.