Edith Lavern (Smith) Parker

[30 Aug 2014 | No Comment ]

photo-48Edith Lavern (Smith) Parker, 84, a resident of Hoosier Christian Village in Brownstown, IN, formerly of Tampico, IN, passed away at 12:59 PM on Saturday, August 30, 2014.

Born September 20, 1929 in Jackson County, IN, she was the daughter of Leroy Holton Smith and Ova Emms (Johnson) Smith who are both deceased.

Edith was a 1947 Tampico High School graduate. On August 8, 1951 at her home in Jackson Co., IN, she married Frederick Norman Parker who preceded her in death on March 29, 2010.

Edith was a life long member of Tampico Baptist Church, a past member of Order of Eastern Star, and the Women’s Missionary Society at church. She enjoyed cro-hooking, knitting, cooking, baking, gardening and working with flowers. Her grandchildren and great grandchildren were very special to her and she loved them dearly.

Survivors also include, two children, 1 son, Shell L. (Kelly) Parker of Seymour, IN, 1 daughter, Joan E. (Jim) Bode of Brownstown, IN, 2 grandchildren, Jennifer (Chris) Voss of Brownstown, IN and Dana J. Freese of Seymour, IN, 8 great grandchildren, Paul J. Cross, of Brownstown, IN, Logan H. Smith of Brownstown, IN, Ethan J. Schultz of Brownstown, IN, Hayden M. Voss of Brownstown, IN, Devin M. Freese of Seymour, IN, Daelyn Rose Freese of Seymour, IN, Gunner Neal of Seymour, IN and Lariah Neal of Seymour, IN, 4 great great grandchildren, Brent Smith, Isabella Hanner, Raven Cross, and Ember Cross, all of Brownstown, IN, 1 sister, Evelyn Lorraine McKain of Tampico, IN. Three brothers, Edward Smith, John Smith and Earl Smith and 1 sister, Alice Rueter, preceded her in death.

Pastor Paul Huddleston will conduct funeral services at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with burial to follow at Fairview Cemetery in Brownstown, IN. Friends may call from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, Tuesday, September 2, 2014 after 9:00 AM at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville.                                                                                                                                                                  Family requests memorial donations to be made to Hoosier Christian Village Auxiliary in Lieu of flowers c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 East Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.

Robert Dale Isenhower

[30 Aug 2014 | No Comment ]

Robert Dale Isenhower, 86, of Crothersville, passed away at 2:58 PM on Saturday, August 31, 2014 at the Lutheran Home Community Home in Seymour.

Born October 9, 1927 in Lebanon, Indiana, he was the son of Elmer and Ruth (Wright) Doss who are both deceased.

On December 4, 1954 he married Pauline F. (Cutshall) who preceded Dale in death on May 7, 1999.

Dale was a 1945 Crothersville High School graduate and served in WW II in the United States Army. He was a member of Bethany Baptist Church where he enjoyed fellowshipping and going to church, Tri County Conservation Club and he enjoyed, restoring furniture, fishing, hunting, Antiquing, gardening, bird watching, and most of all eating.

Survivors include, 4 children, Steve Isenhower of Fishers, IN, Jerry Isenhower (Andie) of Fishers, IN, Eugene (Sara) Isenhower of Crothersville, IN, Sharon (Kenny) McDonough of Indianapolis, IN, 3 siblings, Errol Isenhower of Crothersville, Doris (Dale) Cooksey of Seymour, IN, Carol Thompson of Brownstown, IN, 6 grandchildren, Rachael Isenhower of Fishers, IN, Christopher Isenhower of Bloomfield, IN, Bobby Isenhower of Crothersville, IN, William Isenhower of Crothersville, IN, Madison Isenhower of Crothersville, IN, Taylor McDonough of Indianapolis, IN, 2 great grandchildren, Sara Elizabeth Isenhower and Angela Isenhower.

He was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Gary Isenhower, Ricky Isenhower, Cleon Isenhower, 2 sisters, Sharron Isenhower, Shirley Isenhower

Pastor Randy King will conduct funeral services at 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at Adams funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.

Friends may visit on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM and after 9:00 AM on Thursday both at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be given to Bethany Baptist Church c/o Adams Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229.

Online condolences may be given to Adamsfuneralhomeonline.com.

Melinda Shelle Hensley

[27 Aug 2014 | No Comment ]

Melinda Shelle Hensley, 43, of Salem, IN, passed away at 7:35 AM on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at Salem Crossing in Salem, Indiana.

Born October 15, 1970 in Seymour, IN, she was the daughter of Jerry Hensley and Lois (Tompkins) Hensley Abbott who are both deceased.

Melinda was a 1989 Crothersville High School graduate and attended Vincennes University. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Salem, IN. She enjoyed crafts, crocheting, and cross stitching. She loved traveling to Utah last year with her congregation to the Mormon Headquarters.

Survivors include her sisters, Robin (Tim) Nehrt of Crothersville, IN, Jamie Mull of Austin, IN, 5 nieces and nephews, Tiffany Jo (David) Orrill, Shawn Donald (Brittany Coomer) Hensley, Rebecca Lynn Loraine Hensley, Derek Eugene Mull and Ryan Mull, 1 great niece Samantha Jo Orrill, and 1 great nephew, Blaydin Hensley.

Funeral services will be conducted at 4:00 PM on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Salem, IN, with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.

Friends may on Friday, August 29, 2014 from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville  and after 3:00 PM on Saturday at church in Salem.

Memorial donations can be made for funeral expenses or to Spina Bifida Association c/o Adams Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.

Online condolences may be given to Adamsfuneralhomeonline.com.

Bige Doyle

[23 Aug 2014 | One Comment ]

bigedoylepicBige Doyle 86, of Retreat, IN, passed away at his home at 4:00 PM, Saturday, August 23, 2014.

Bige has lived in Jackson County since 1952.

He was born March 2, 1928 in Salem, IN, to Justice and Lula (Brewer) Doyle who are both deceased.

He retired from IPC in Scottsburg, IN in 1987 and a was lifelong farmer which he truly enjoyed and took pleasure in working with his cattle.  He also worked at Crescent Feed Mill in Crothersville, IN in the 1950′s and early 60′s for 10 years. He was a United States Air Force Veteran during WW II.  He was a member of First Marion Baptist Church, Washington Masonic lodge # 13 in Brownstown for 52 years.  Bige enjoyed traveling by train out west, traveling to Europe and square dancing for over 25 years all over the world. Bige loved his kids, grand kids, family and friends and delighted in having company.

He married Mavis ” Talu” Watts on April 17, 1948 in Greenwood, Indiana who survives in Retreat, IN.

He is survived by his daughter, Taleen Denise Doyle Baker of Crothersville, IN and his son, Bige E. (Julia) Doyle of Crothersville, IN, his grandchildren, Tallas Ashley (Derin) Cutshall and Tesia Renae Baker all of Crothersville, IN, Erica Renee Doyle of Louisville, KY, and Evan Keith Doyle of Crothersville, IN, and 2 great grandchildren, Teagan Riley Cutshall and Tatum Landry Cutshall both of Crothersville, IN, 4 Sisters, Helen (Jack) Donnell of Salem, IN, Vera Mae Hutton of Torrance, CA, Rosetta (Don) Hall of Campellsburg, IN, and  Pauline Sovern of Norman, IN.

He was preceded in death by siblings, James F. Doyle, Lois Terkhorn, and Carl L. Doyle and recently, son in law, David Wayne Baker (3-30-2014).

Pastor Jeff Hood will conduct funeral services at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, IN with burial to follow at Crown Hill Cemetery in Salem, IN.

Friends may visit on Monday, August 25, 2014 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and after 9:00 AM on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations can be given to First Marion Baptist Church c/o Adams Funeral Home, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, Indiana 47229

Darlene Rosemeyer

[10 Aug 2014 | 7 Comments ]

darlenerosemeyerDarlene Rosemeyer, 73, of Crothersville, IN, passed away at 11:25 AM on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at Indiana University Hospital in Indianapolis, IN.
Born February 25, 1941 in Crothersville, IN, she was the daughter of Ervin Edward “Butch” and Mary Ines (Jones) Rosemeyer.
Darlene was a 1959 Tampico High School graduate.She retired from Crothersville School Corp. where she was employed from 1977-2010. She was a Kindergarten and Special Education Aide and was also known as Grandma Rosemeyer.  Darlene was a member of Tampico Christian Church, Smiling Faces Home Ec Club and was an avid reader.
Survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth (George) Thompson of Cave City, KY, a son, Joe Rosemeyer of Crothersville, IN, 2 granddaughters, Dedra Rene Wayne) Boyt of Scottsburg, IN and Megan Grace Rosemeyer of Crothersville, IN, 3 Great grandchildren, Cash, Jaxon, and Lily Boyt of Scottsburg, IN.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Phyllis Hignite.
Funeral services will be conducted by Pastor Randy King on Thurday, August 14, 2014, at 4:00PM with visitation 2 hours prior to the service at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with burial to follow at Russell Chapel Cemetery. Visitation is Wednesday, August 13, 2014, from 4:00PM until 8:00PM at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory.
Memorial donations may be given to Russell Chapel Cemetery or Tampico Christian Church c/o Adams Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, Indiana 47229.
Online condolences may be given to the family at AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.