Obituaries - February 5, 2013
Tuesday, February 05, 2013 10:00 AM
William H. Cord, 93, of Switzerland County, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at his winter residence in Gulfport, Fla.
He was born Oct. 31, 1919, in Pittsburgh, Pa., the son of Lela Clarence "L.C." and Lucy Letcher Cord. He graduated from high school in Ewing, Ky., in 1938. He earned a bachelor's of science degree in agriculture from the University of Kentucky in 1942. He completed additional graduate coursework at Purdue University. He enrolled in naval training in 1943 and served in the armed services overseas until Jan. 4, 1946. He served in the Army Reserves until 1949. He was awarded the Purple Heart in World War II. In March 1949, he moved to a farm in Switzerland County, where he raised beef cattle and tobacco. He and his wife lived and worked there for more than 60 years and his son now operates the farm. In the early 1960s he taught agriculture at Vevay High School and provided evening agriculture classes to disabled veterans. In 1966 he began working with the Farmers Home Administration in Greensburg as an assistant district director and later district director for 16 counties in southern Indiana. He retired from the FHA in 1986. He began losing his eyesight in the 1990s and eventually became blind. He enjoyed listening to audio books, Cincinnati Reds baseball and Cincinnati Bengals football. He also enjoyed his cattle herd, farm pets, tinkering on the farm, boat trips and exercising at the senior center in Gulfport, Fla. He served as the commander of the Vevay Post of the American Legion in the 1950s. He was of the Baptist faith and attended Long Run Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Roberta Jewel Tilford Cord, whom he married July 3, 1947; one son, William Tilford Cord of Vevay; one daughter, Kathleen Cord Cash of Gulfport, Fla.; one sister, Marcella Tincher of Carlisle, Ky.; one brother, L.C. Cord Jr. of Fleming County, Ky.; and two grandsons.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 10 a. m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Gulfport Senior Center Foundation, 5501 27th Ave. S., Gulfport, FL 33707.
Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.
Linda Louise Daniels, 55, of Hanover, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Hanover Health and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born July 6, 1957, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Richard Lee and Thelma Mae Herring Daniels. She resided most of her life in Kansas City, Mo., moving to Jefferson County 10 years ago. She had worked as a bartender most of her life. She attended the City Union Mission in Kansas City, Mo. She enjoyed playing bingo, watching professional wrestling, playing pool and listening to music.
She is survived by one sister, Dianna Daniels of Hanover; one brother, Patrick Lee Daniels of Hanover; eight nieces and nephews; and 15 great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son; and one daughter.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Hanover Health and Rehabilitation Center, 410 W. LaGrange Road, Hanover.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Linda Daniels Memorial Fund. Contribution cards are available at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
A memorial service for Lucille Heustis Lankton will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Carrollton United Methodist Church, 310 Highland Ave., Carrollton, Ky.
Friends may call at the church Saturday from 1 p.m. until the service. Cremation was chosen.
Lankton, 92, of Carrollton, Ky., died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 at her residence.
Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.
A full obituary was published Dec. 21, 2012.
Larry F. "Bugsy" Moscoe, 71, of Carrollton, Ky., died Monday, Feb., 4, 2013, at the Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton, Ky.
He was born Feb. 23, 1941, in Carrollton, Ky., the son of Everett and Flossie Dale Roberts Moscoe. He served in the Army, last serving June 30, 1965. He was a retired construction worker.
He is survived by one sister, Wanda Carol Crawford of Gallatin County, Ky.; two brothers, William Michael Moscoe of Texas and Thomas Wayne Moscoe of Carrollton, Ky.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father; his mother, Flossie Dale Roberts Lilly; his stepfather, Mace Lilly; two sisters, Myrtle Helena Moscoe and Lauretta Outlaw; and one brother, Alvin Douglas Moscoe.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. Burial will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 11 a.m. until the service. Military honors will be conducted at the funeral home by Carrollton Post 41 of the American Legion.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations towards funeral expenses. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.
Elizabeth A. "Sissy" Gosman Nelson, 50, of Clinton, Ill., died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at her residence.
She was born April 25, 1962, in Madison, the daughter of William "Jack" Gosman and Collette Ringwald. She worked in the nuclear power industry.
She is survived by her husband, Bruce D. Nelson, whom she married June 10, 1989; three children, Jeremy Nelson of Collinsville, Ill., Amy Nelson of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Benjamin Nelson of Santa Monica, Calif.; two brothers, Mike Gosman and Greg Gosman, both of Madison; one sister, Antoinette "Toni" Eichel of Bloomington, Ill.; and three grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and one sister, Mary.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Calvert Funeral Home in Clinton, Ill. Burial will be in Sugar Grove Cemetery in Wapella, Ill.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 10 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Clinton YMCA or Second Chance Pet Adoption.
Online condolences can be sent at www.calvertmemorial.com.
Mary Ellen Straub
Mary Ellen Straub, 84, of Madison, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at The Waters of Clifty Falls.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Vail-Holt Funeral and Cremation Service.
Melinda Sue "Mindy" Trowbridge, 61, of Commiskey, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison.
She was born April 18, 1951, in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Richard Carrow and Marion Allen. She was a 1969 graduate of Williamsport High School in Williamsport. She retired in 2011 from Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg, where she had worked as a medical lab technician for six years. She previously worked for King's Daughters Hospital and St. Vincent Jennings Hospital in North Vernon. She was a member of Ebenezer Methodist Church. She enjoyed riding horses, fishing, camping, gardening, cooking, sewing, playing the piano and spending time with family.
She is survived by her husband, Donald Trowbridge Sr., whom she married Jan. 24, 2004; three daughters, Lanie Hazlewood of Lafayette, Jessie Davis of Williamsport and Katie Yates of Commiskey; two stepsons, Donald Trowbridge Jr. and Thomas Browning, both of Commiskey; her mother, Marion Whorton of Brownstown; two brothers, Richard Carrow of Phoenix, Ariz., and Danny Whorton of Baltimore, Md.; three sisters, Staci Whorton of India, Cindy White of Kankakee, Ill., and Roxanne Estrada of Phoenix, Ariz.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father.
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Ebenezer Methodist Church in Jennings County. Burial will be in the Dupont Cemetery.
Friends may call at the church Thursday from 11 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Our Hospice of Jennings County or Lupus Foundation. Contributions can be made through Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services of North Vernon, which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.dovesharprudicel.com.