Obituaries - November 24, 2012
Saturday, November 24, 2012 4:00 AM
Rosemary Dabney, 75, of Jeffersonville, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
She was born Oct. 5, 1937, in Jeffersonville, the daughter of Miles R. and Ella E. Coogle Strong. She retired from Ford Motor Company. She attended Old Salem Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband Keith Dabney; one daughter, Kelli Bagby of Jeffersonville; one son, Cary Smith of Louisville, Ky.; three step daughters, Cindi Ramsey, Laura Lineweber and Donna Dabney, all of Madison; one step son, Tony Dabney of Louisville, Ky.; one sister, Virginia Belden of Indianapolis; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Burial will be in Charlestown Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 11 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the service.
Online condolences can be sent at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.
June Hurst Lynch, 82, of Deputy, died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
She was born Jan. 7, 1930, in Jackson County, Ky., the daughter of Ed and Sally Brewer Hurst. She was raised in Tyner, Ky., and attended the Traveler's Rest School. She moved to Deputy in 1946. She enjoyed cooking, baking, canning, fishing, baby-sitting her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, music and her animals. She was a charter member of the Open Door Baptist Church.
She is survived by two sons, Jerry Lynch and Terry Lynch, both of Deputy; two daughters, Marsha Campbell of Deputy and Carol Joyce Blasdel of Hanover; one sister, Kathleen Cunnigan of London, Ky.; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dewey Lynch, whom she married July 20, 1946, and who died Feb. 2, 1974; her parents; two brothers, Dursey Hurst and Farris Hurst; and two sisters, Eva Wilson and Ida Wilson.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Lick Branch Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Lick Branch Cemetery Association. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Joyce Laughlin Pfarr, 72, of Sharonville, Ohio, formerly of Madison, died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.
She was born Feb. 16, 1940, in Warren, Ohio, the daughter of Robert and Alice Laughlin. She graduated from Madison High School. She retired after 29 years with the Cincinnati Reds.
She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Louis Pfarr; three children, Wendi Heaton, Robert Pennington and Bobbie Romohr; one sister, Patti Montgomery; one brother, Robert Laughlin; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held Nov. 19 at St. Columban Catholic Church. Burial was in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Diabetes Association or to the American Lung Association.
Tufts Schildmeyer Family Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Loveland, Ohio, was in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.tuftsschildmeyer.com.
Esther Ruth Wadsworth Stiles Pocobello, 88, of Madison, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at The Jewel House.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
Louise Meadows Spillman, 90, of Carrollton, Ky., died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at the St. Joseph's Hospital Hospice Unit in Lexington, Ky.
She was born July 7, 1922, in Carrollton, Ky., the daughter of Noah J. and Nora Ellen Purcell Meadows. She was a co-owner of the former East End Lumber and Supply Company in Carrollton, Ky. She had previously been a switchboard operator for 12 years at South Central Bell Telephone Company. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge in Carrollton, Ky. for 50 years and a member of the former Butler Generals Square Dance Club and the former Business and Professional Woman's Club in Carrollton. She was a member of the Carrollton Christian Church.
She is survived by one daughter, Ellen Jane Spillman-Wood of Sadieville, Ky.; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Joseph Spillman, whom she married in Sept. 1948; one daughter, Susan D. Spillman; her parents; and one sister, Velma Simmons.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery of Carrollton.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 11 a.m. until the service.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hospice of the Bluegrass or the Carrollton Christian Church. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.
This is a corrected version of an obituary published Friday. It corrects the last name of the surviving daughter and the name of the company she co-owned as provided by the funeral home.
Ralph Tucker, 78, of Vevay, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
He was born Dec. 12, 1933, in Madison, the son of George Dewey and Muriel Romans Tucker. He was raised in Vevay and attended Vevay High School. He served in the Army from April 15, 1952, to Dec. 16, 1957, rising to the rank of private while serving in the Korean War. Following his service in the Army, he transferred to the Army Reserves, where he served until Dec. 16, 1957. He servedin the Navy from April 8, 1959 to Feb. 1, 1982, rising to the rank of Gunner's Mate G First Class during the Vietnam War. He received several service medals. He owned and operated Tucker's Woodcraft Shop in Vevay from 1983 until 2012. He was a life-long member of the Vevay Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5396. He enjoyed woodworking.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Annette Wynkoop Tucker, whom he married Aug. 27, 1959; two sisters, Geneva Green of Vevay and Sue Armstrong of Greensburg; one brother, Kenny Tucker of Vevay; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Donald Tucker; one niece; and two nephews.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery.
Friends may call the funeral home Monday from 11 a.m. until the service. Military honors will be conducted graveside by Vevay Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5396.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.
Billy Willhoite, 78, of Carrollton, Ky., died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at the Carroll County Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky.