Mable Irene Riley

[29 Jun 2015 | No Comment ]

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

[25 Jun 2015 | No Comment ]

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.

Esther Johnson Wright

[23 Jun 2015 | No Comment ]

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 at a later date.

Adams Family Funeral Homes & Crematory are handling local arrangements.

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

Cora Belle Coker

[7 Jun 2015 | Comments Off ]

 

 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

[30 May 2015 | Comments Off ]

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 ]

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.

Doris E. Goppert

[12 May 2015 | Comments Off ]

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Doris E. Goppert, 95 of Crothersville, IN passed away at 10:45 AM on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg, IN.

She moved from Whitesboro, New York Crothersville a few years ago to be close to her family after the death of her husband, Leonard Goppert.

Born August 18, 1919 in Utica, NewYork, she was the daughter of Carl and Bertha (Thieme) Phieffer.

Doris was a member of the American Legion and Zion Lutheran Church in New Hartford, New York. Although she wasn’t able to attend for several years, she still remained a faithful member.

Survivors include 2 sons Gary (Christine) Schmelzie of Crothersville, IN, Allen Goppert of Rochester, New York, 7 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

Cremation services were entrusted to Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with internment of cremains in Crown Hill Memorial Park in Clinton, New York.

Online condolences may be given to family at www.adamsfuneralhomeonline.com.

Krista Shay Herald

[11 May 2015 | 6 Comments ]

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Krista Shay Herald, 30, a lifelong resident of Crothersville, IN, passed away at 1:10 AM, Monday, May 11, 2015 at her home.

Born November 27, 1984 in Louisville, KY, she was the daughter of Don and Dee (Smith) Herald who both survive in Crothersville, IN.

Krista was a member of First Baptist Church of Crothersville. She loved her 2 boys. She enjoyed riding her bike with Wyatt and cuddling with Easton. Krista was kindhearted and her favorite color was purple.

Krista also leaves behind her 2 sons, Wyatt & Easton Minton & their father, Derrick Minton, all of Crothersville, IN, 1 sister, Annette (Randy) King of Crothersville, IN, 1 brother, Ryan Herald of Jeffersonville, IN, several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Jason Herald and her grandparents, Andy & Polly Herald and Avis & Athalean Miner.

All services will be private.

Memorial donations maybe given to Turning Point Center c/o Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229.

Online condolences may be given to family at www.adamsfuneralhomeonline.com.

 

Cheri Ann Mankiller

[18 Apr 2015 | 10 Comments ]

 

 

mankillerCheri Ann Mankiller, 56, of Crothersville, IN, passed away at 5:27 PM on Friday, April 17, 2015 in Seymour, IN.

Born October 22, 1958 in Seymour, IN, she was the daughter of the late Curtis Hugh and Clara Mae (McVey) Morris who survives.

Cheri was a 1977 Crothersville High School graduate and was a waitress and bartender in Seymour. She enjoyed playing bingo, cards, board games and enjoyed 70’s and 80’s Rock Music.

Other survivors include a daughter, Erin Ranee Mankiller, 2 grandchildren, Hailey R. and Destiny M. Robinson, 2 siblings, Cindy A. Morris and Delmer D. (Sara) Morris and lifelong friend of 50 years Rhonda (Bannister) Morris.

Funeral service for Cheri will be Tuesday at 1 PM at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, IN with cremation to follow.

Friends may visit Monday, April 20, 2015 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and after 11:00 AM on Tuesday both at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be given to the American Heart Association c/o Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229

Online condolences maybe given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com.