September 5, 2013

Betty Evelyn  Hudson

Betty Evelyn Hudson, 88, of Seymour, passed away on Monday, September 2, 2013 at 7:30 a.m. at the Lutheran Community Home in Seymour. Betty was born on December 29, 1924 in Seymour, the daughter of Walter S. and Maude Weasner Findley.
She married Edward L. Hudson in Seymour on May 2, 1942. She was a homemaker and also worked at Arvin Industries, National Veneer, Jacobson Shirt Factory, the Lutheran Community Home and Seymour Manufacturing, retiring in 1987.

Mrs. Hudson was a Charter member of Peter's Switch Church of the Nazarene, where she served as church treasurer for 19 years. She also taught Sunday school, was a board member, missionary society member and sang in the church choir. Betty also served as a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and March of Dimes. She loved gardening, mowing the lawn, sewing, housework, reading and Bible study.

Betty is survived by her husband, five children; Linda Lou (Harry) Henderson, of Osgood, Steven Scott (Linda) Hudson, of Wabash, Larry E. (Sharon) Hudson, of Seymour, Beverly K. Osborne, of Seymour and Rebekah S. (Raymond) Bohm, of Indianapolis, 13 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren, two sisters; Gladys Lucas and Marjorie Sentz and a brother, Bill (Rosemary) Findley.

Her parents, two sons-in-law; Charles Mulford and Rodney Osborne, four sisters; Ethel Maxine Findley, Opal Beineke, Rosemary Mellencamp and Wanda Sue Murphy, three brothers; Lawrence, Eugene and Robert Findley preceded Mrs. Hudson in death.
The Rev. Keith Ross will conduct funeral services on Friday, September 6, at 10:30 a.m. at Peter's Switch Church of the Nazarene. Visitation will be Thursday, September 5, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Burkholder Funeral Chapel, and one hour prior to services at the church on Friday. Her burial will follow the funeral on Friday at Riverview Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to Peter's Switch Church of the Nazarene, Schneck Hospice or the Nazarene Theological College of Manchester, England through Burkholder Funeral Chapel, 419 N. Chestnut St., Seymour, IN 47274.

Jean Stiles

Jean Stiles, 80 of Moores Hill, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2013. Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 4, at Sibbett-Moore Funeral Home, Moores Hill with burial in Union Cemetery at Moores Hill. Memorials may be made to SIEOC, Head Start Reading is Fundamental, or the Moores Hill Senior Center.  Sibbett-Moore Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.  Go to to sign the online register book.

Marcella Marie Cutter

Marcella Marie Cutter, 88 of Rising Sun, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2013. A funeral service will be held at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Bear Branch, at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 6. Visitation will be Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at Markland Funeral Home, Rising Sun.  Burial will be at St. Peter's Cemetery, Bear Branch. Family request donations to St. Peter's Cemetery Fund or Cass Union Scholarship Fund. Markland Funeral Home, Rising, Sun, is in charge of arrangements.

Ronald John Hooten
Ronald John Hooten, 70 of Batesville, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2013.  Visitation will be Saturday, September 7, from 9-11 a.m. followed by memorial services at 11 a.m., all at Meyers Funeral Home, Batesville.  Burial will be in the St. Louis Cemetery.  Memorials may be given to the family or the Ripley County Humane Society c/o the funeral home.  Meyers Funeral Home, Batesville is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be made at