Esther Johnson Wright

[18 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Esther Johnson Wright ]

Esther WrightpicEsther Wright, age 98, joined the love of her life (Maurice) on June 21, 2015. Esther was born on August 11, 1916 to the late Oren and Goldie Johnson, in Tampico. She was the second child of their eleven children.

On November 24, 1938 she married Maurice Dexter Wright from Crothersville. Maurice died on January 22, 1984.

She operated a Beauty Shop for many years in Seymour’s Vehslage Building. Later, adding a room to her house on Lee Blvd, for a Beauty Shop.

Surviving are two sons, Marlin (Mary) Wright of Poinciana, Florida and Larry (Donna) Wright of Rosharon , Texas.  Also surviving are, six Grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

Surviving sisters are Irene Garriott, Ruth Hunt and Donna Bryant. Four brothers, Carl, Dale, Ray and Glen Johnson and three sisters, Doris Mckain Benge, Edna Jones and Faye Ruddick preceded her in death.

She held a special place in her heart for her cousins Francis and Harry Elliott from Tampico. She said, Harry has the mannerisms and looks of her Grandfather, Jason Johnson.

Cremation was chosen as Esther requested.

Graveside services will be held in Crothersville Cemetery on Saturday, July 25th at 11:00 AM.

Adams Family Funeral Homes & Crematory are handling local arrangements.

Online condolences may be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com

Sadie (Couch) Lundy Mosley

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sadiemosleySadie (Couch) Lundy Mosley, 81, of Crothersville, IN, passed away at 9:00PM on Tuesday, July 14, 2015.

Born October 18,1933 in Oneida, KY to George Couch and May Couch

Sadie was a homemaker and a member of the Scottsburg Christian Church. She enjoyed her chickens, quilting, farming, and working in her garden. She and her late husband, Alfas, built their house that they lived in for over 40 years with their own hands from a house that they tore down.

Sadie Mosley was married to Robert Lundy, the father of her children, who passed away in 1966 and Alfas Mosley who passed away in 1985.

Survivors include her children, Chanie (Tony) Burns of Lima, OH, Ray (Barb) Lundy of Lexington, KY, Brenda (John) Newby of Little York, IN, Stanley (Charlotte) Lundy of Crothersville, IN, Patsy (Gregory) Muncy of Crothersville, IN, Paul (Ella) Lundy of Crothersville, IN, and one step daughter, Deanna Masonof Pocosin, VA, 13 grandchildren, 1 step grandchild, 15 great grandchildren, 1 step great grandchild, 2 great-great grandchildren, 2 step great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 AM on Friday, July 17, 2015 at Scottsburg First Christian Church in Scottsburg, IN with burial to follow at Little York Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Thursday, July 16, 2015 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and after 9:00 AM on Friday, both at Scottsburg First Christian Church.

Memorial donations may be given to Scottsburg First Christian Church c/o Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229.

Donna Sue Mosley

[13 Jul 2015 | 3 Comments ]

donnamosleyDonna Sue Mosley, 77, of Columbus, IN, passed away at 10:31 PM on Sunday, July 12, 2015 at her home.

Born December 12, 1937 in Seymour, IN, she was the daughter of Granville B. & Elsie (Hougland) Murphy who are both deceased.

Following graduation from Crothersville High School in 1955 she attended Spenserian Business School in Louisville, KY. She worked at Stretch & Sew for 4 years in Indianapolis then was employed by Indianapolis Power and Light Company as an executive secretary retiring in April 1, 2001.

Donna enjoyed playing bridge, travel, singing, playing piano, sewing and was a sports enthusiast watching I.U. and the Pacers.

On February 15, 2001 in Branson, MO she married Dean Mosley who survives in Columbus, IN.

Other survivors include her children, Mark A. (Nancy) Eades of Avon, IN. Brian S. Eades of Bloomington, ILL, Douglas K. (Denise) Eades of Powder Springs, Georgia, Kathy (Wayne) Wilhite of Columbus, IN, Gordon (Merling) Mosley of Houston, TX, Lisa (Brian) Reynolds of Edwardsville, TX, Regina (Jimmy) Herring of Palm Bay, Florida, 11 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, 1 brother, Glenn Dale (Wilma) Murphy, of Madison, IN, 1 sister, Marcia (Tildon) Slone of Seymour, IN.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 AM on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with burial to follow at Uniontown Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM and after 9:00 AM on Thursday both at the funeral home

Memorial donations may be given Our Hospice of South Central Indiana to c/o Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229.

Tyler Arthur Lawrence Couch

[12 Jul 2015 | One Comment ]

Tyler Arthur Lawrence Couch, 24, of Austin, IN passed away at 5:35 AM on Sunday, July 12, 2015, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, KY.

He was born November 21, 1990 in Tampa, Florida to the parents of Glenn Couch of Milton, KY and Stephanie (Zierhut) Anderson of Austin, IN.

Tyler was of Christian faith where he found Jesus recently at the hospital. He loved to play video games.

Other survivors include his maternal grandpa, Ray Zierhut of Austin, IN and paternal grandparents, Junior & Pat Couch of Milton, KY, 1 brother Chris Reid of Harvey, Louisiana, best friend, Tim Couch of Scottsburg, IN, 2 cousins, Joe Scioneaux of Lafayette, Louisiana, Cody Billiot of Henderson, TX and several Aunts & Uncles.

He was preceded in death by a maternal grandma, Cecelia McDaniel, & 2 uncles, Brian & Raymond Zierhut.

A memorial service will be conducted at 3:00 PM on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with visitation starting at 1:00 PM at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be given family to c/o Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229.

Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.

 

 

Mable Irene Riley

[29 Jun 2015 | 2 Comments ]

Mable Irene Riley, 77, a life long resident of Crothersville, IN, passed away at 8:10 AM on Monday, June 29, 2015 at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour, IN.

Born June 22, 1938 in Crothersville, IN, she was the daughter of Palmer Hickerson Sr. and Gladys (Montgomery) Hickerson, who are both deceased.

Mable graduated from Crothersville High School in 1957. On December 2, 1961 at Immanuel Church of Christ in Crothersville, IN she married her high school sweetheart, Asberry Riley, who survives in Crothersville, IN. Mable was a homemaker while her children were at home, then she worked at Crothersville Community Schools in the cafeteria as a cook until retiring in 1997.

Mable was an active member of Immanuel United Church of Christ where she sang in the choir. She was in the Happy Apronettes Home Ec club, enjoyed baking and making wedding cakes. She loved spending her winter months in Arizona and Florida with many of her and Asberry’s friends. Playing the mandolin and harmonizing with others was also enjoyed by Mable.

Other survivors include, a daughter, Dana S. (Doug) Pingel of New Palestine, IN, 3 grandchildren, Sarah E. (Aaron) Stephens of Indianapolis, IN, Matthew L. Pingel of New Palestine, IN, and Jordon J. (Ashlee) Prewitt of Plainfield, IN, 3 great grandchildren, Olivia Diana Prewitt, Jackson James Prewitt, and Analee Talia Stephens, 2 brothers, Jimmie (Maribell) Hickerson of Crothersville, IN and Billie (Barbara) Hickerson of Summerville, SC, 1 sister, Dorothy Havener of Whiteland, IN, 3 sister in laws, Ilean Hickerson, of Crothersville, IN, Virginia Hickerson of Greenfield, IN, and Harriett Hickerson of Crothersville, IN.

She was also preceded in death by: her daughter, Tina Gail Freyn on May 25, 2013, 4 brothers, Miles, Bobbie, Palmer, and Jack Hickerson, and 1 infant sister, Betty Lee Hickerson.

Rev. Bud Walther will conduct funeral services at 11:00 AM on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory in Crothersville with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.

Friends may visit on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and after 10:00 AM on Thursday, both at Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory in Crothersville.

Memorial donations may be given to Crothersville Cemetery or Immanuel United Church of Christ c/o Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229

Netha L. Harmon

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Netha L. Harmon, 78, of Greenwood, Indiana, passed away at 9:20 PM on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at Kindred Transitional Care & Rehabilitation in Greenwood, IN.

Born November 15, 1936 in Louisville, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Henry Ellis and Netha (Deputy) Harmon who are both deceased.

Netha retired as a secretary for the State of Indiana.

A private burial will take place at Marion Baptist Cemetery in Commiskey, IN.

Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville handled arrangements.

Cora Belle Coker

[7 Jun 2015 | One Comment ]

 

 Cora Belle (Burkhead) Coker, 89, of Crothersville, IN, passed away at 6:45 PM on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at Hampton Oakes of Scottsburg, IN.  

Born April 6, 1926, in Bardstown, KY, she was the daughter of William Burkhead and Sally (Hardin) Burkhead, who are both deceased.  

On May 30, 1969 she married Roy Leon Coker who survives in Crothersville, IN.

She was a member of the Lighthouse Tabernacle where she served as a Sunday School teacher.  Cora never met a stranger, loved being around people and spending time with her family.  She was a very giving and helpful person.  Recently she was honored at her church for being the oldest mother and was crowned the 2015 Queen of Hampton Oakes. 

Other survivors include, a daughter, Carol (Larry) Fletcher of Crothersville, IN,  2 sons, Ed (Kathy Law) Solsberry of Deputy, IN, Gary (Dottie Murray) Solsberry of Crothersville, IN, 8 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, 11 great great grandchildren, and a daughter in law, Delores Solsberry of Scottsburg, IN.

She was preceded in death by 3 sons, Infant Harlan Eugene Nichols, Fred Solsberry, and James Solsberry.

Pastor Jerry Miles will conduct funeral services at 11:00 AM on WednesdayJune 10, 2015 at Adams Family Funeral Homes & Crematory in Crothersville, IN with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.  

Visitation will be from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM on TuesdayJune 9, 2015 and after 10:00 AM on Wednesday both at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, IN.

Memorial donations can be given to Lighthouse Tabernacle Building Fund, c/o Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory in Crothersville, IN. Online condolences may be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.

Denny E. Schill

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Denny E. Schill, 57, a life long resident of Crothersville, IN, passed away at 7:37 AM on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at I.U. Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, IN.

Born May 29, 1958 in Scottsburg, IN, he was the son of Lawrence “Lab” Schill and Dorothy L. (Robbins) Schill who are both deceased.

Denny was a member of the Mens Auxiliary of the Crothersville VFW Post #1083. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and driving in the bottoms watching wildlife. He was a 1976 Crothersville High School graduate.

Survivors include two children, Amy Denise (Krystal Seals) Schill Combs of Crothersville, IN and Bethany Nicole (Bobby) Green of Terre Haute, IN, grandchildren Blake Johnson, Bailey Green, and Blaine Green, all of Terre Haute, 1 brother Francis D. (Sue) Schill of Crothersville, IN, and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.

Three brothers, Alton “Sonny” Schill, Ricky Schill, Robert Schill, also preceded him in death.

Memorial services will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at Adams Family Funeral Homes & Crematory in Crothersville, IN.

Visitation will be from Noon until 2:00 PM on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, IN.

Memorial donations can be given to Crothersville Cemetery or American Cancer Society, c/o Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory in Crothersville, IN. Online condolences may be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.

Dora E. Dorsey

[19 May 2015 | One Comment ]

doradorseyDora E. Dorsey, 87 a life long resident of Crothersville, IN passed away at 6:46 PM on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville, Ky.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Friday, May 22, 2015 at Immanuel United Church of Christ in Crothersville, IN with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4:300 PM until 8:00 PM on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, IN and after 10:00 AM on Friday at the church.

Memorial donations can be given to Immanuel United Church of Christ c/o Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory in Crothersville, IN.

James D. Long, Sr.

[13 May 2015 | Comments Off on James D. Long, Sr. ]

James D. Long, Sr., 86, of Tampico, IN, a life long resident of Jackson, Co., passed away 9:45PM on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour, IN. James was born on April, 8, 1929 to Andrew Long and Sosy (Collins) Long who are both deceased. In Seymour, IN on March 10, 1951, James married Barbara E. Hawkins who passed away on November 8, 2006. James worked for the National Veneer Company for 17 years, owned and operated Long’s Grocery Store in Tampico, IN, and was a longtime self-employed timber broker. He was of the Baptist faith.

James is survived by his 4 children, James D. “Squirrel” (Debbie) Long JR of Washington Co., IN, Thomas “Tommy” (Pricilla) Long of Tampico, IN, Beverly Sue “Susie” (E. Larry) Jones of Scottsburg, IN, and Bonnie E. (Fred R.) Robinson of North Vernon, IN, 9 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren.

James was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Sosy Long, 4 brothers, Homer, Lester, Kenneth, and Dewey, 1 sister, Elizabeth, 1 grandchild, Amy Jones, and his son, John Andrew Long who passed away in 2012.

A private ceremony and graveside service will be held at Russell Chapel Cemetery. Memorials may be given in memory of James to Russell Chapel Cemetery or Tampico Baptist Church c/o Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory in Crothersville, IN.