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.

Samuel Lee Weber

[18 Apr 2015 | 7 Comments ]

weberSamuel Lee Weber, 54, of Austin, IN, passed away at 10:30 PM on Friday, April 17, 2015 at his home.

Samuel was born January 30, 1961 in Newport, KY.

He was the son of Jack John Weber and Bessie Frances (Barnett) Weber, both of whom preceded him in death.

He graduated from Newport High School in Newport, KY and was a United States Army Veteran.

On May 16, 1989 in Louisville, KY, he married Selena Bush who survives in Austin, IN. He had been employed with Kingfisher Construction Services and the former Scottsburg Plastics. He also enjoyed fishing, camping, golfing, and loved being outdoors.

Other survivors include a son, Jake Harley Vincent Weber of Austin, IN, a daughter, Michella Alexis Nichole Weber of Austin, IN, four sisters, Betty Jean Weber of Covington, KY, Angel Stroer of Covington, KY, Teresa Robinson of Scottsburg, IN and Patty Brosert of California, KY, three brothers, Rick Weber of Cincinnati, OH, Ronald Weber of Sellersburg, IN, and Joseph Weber of Florida.

Samuel was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Alexandra Francis Weber.

A memorial service in honor of Samuel will be at 1:00 PM on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Austin Christian Church, 2845 US-31, Austin, IN. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229

 

Melvin Lee Rose

[12 Apr 2015 | 3 Comments ]

melvinroseMelvin Lee Rose, 71, of Austin, IN, passed away at 1:11 PM on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at his home with his family by his side.

Born July 26, 1943 in Scott County, IN, he was the son of Kenneth Faris and Fern (Bulington) Rose who are both deceased.

Melvin was a 1961 Austin High School graduate.

On May 3, 1964 at New Harmony Baptist Church, he married Marie (Robison) Rose who survives in Austin, IN.

He was a self employed contractor who built pole barn buildings and houses. Melvin was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church and enjoyed riding his Goldwing motorcycle with his wife all over the United States and Canada.

Other survivors include, 3 children, Melvin Douglas Rose of Austin, IN, Aaron Duane Rose of Austin, IN, and Sandra Marie (Phillip) Mullins of Austin, IN, 11 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, 1 brother, Larry Francis (Karen) Rose of Sellersburg, IN, 1 sister in law, Wanda Sweany of Scottsburg, IN.

A brother, Allan Kenneth Rose, preceded him in death.

Cremation services were entrusted to Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory in Crothersville, IN. A celebration of life service is at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at Turning Point Church in Scottsburg, IN with food and fellowship following the service.

Memorial donations may be given to C.R.A.D.L.E. Pregnancy Resource Center c/o Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47729

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

Janet Lee Wilson

[21 Mar 2015 | 3 Comments ]

janetwilsonpicJanet Lee Wilson, 80, of Crothersville, IN, passed away at 8:02 AM on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour, IN.

Born July 29, 1934 in Jackson County, IN, she was the daughter of Raymond C. Baker and Josephine (Dailey) Baker.

On July 3, 1955 at New Hope Church in rural Seymour, IN, she married Alvin Gene Wilson who passed away on December 21, 2011.

Janet was a Crothersville High School graduate. She retired from Seymour National Bank after working there for 30+ years. She was a member of Central Christian Church in Seymour, IN where she helped plan the church bulletin. Janet enjoyed traveling with the Toby tours, NASCAR, and loved going out to eat. Christmas was her favorite holiday. She was beautiful, kind, loving, never met a stranger.

Survivors include, three children, a daughter Linda (Kyle) Bowman of Crothersville, IN, two sons, Steven R. (Brenda) Wilson of Seymour, IN and Eric Dean (Lisa) Wilson of Indianapolis, IN, four grandchildren, Tyler (Carletta) Bowman, Crothersville, IN, Chase (Ariel) Wilson of Seymour, IN, Larissa Wilson, of Seymour, IN, Dylan Wilson of Seymour, IN, two step grandsons, Luke and Connor Sabine of Indianapolis, IN, 1 great granddaughter, Kaydence Wilson of Seymour, IN, one brother, Bill (Linda) Baker of Myrtle Beach, NC.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Brian “Bubba” Wilson on Feb. 14, 2011.

Rev. Lewis Wright will conduct funeral services at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, IN with burial to follow at Uniontown Cemetery.

Friends may visit on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM and after 9:00 AM on Wednesday, both at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be given to American Diabetes Association c/o Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47729

 

 

Arnold Fletcher

[20 Mar 2015 | One Comment ]

Arnold Fletcher, 80, of Crothersville, IN, passed away at 9:02 PM on Friday, March 20, 2015 at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour, IN.

Born October 8, 1934 in Wynette, IL, he was the son of Earl & Isa (Dailey) Fletcher who are both deceased.

Arnold was a 1954 Crothersville High School graduate and then served in the United States Army and was honorably discharged on March 31, 1963.

On June 7, 1959 he married Janice Marie (Surber) Fletcher, who survives in Crothersville, IN.

Arnold retired in 1995 as a Supervisor from the former U.S. Shoe Factory in Crothersville, IN where he worked his entire career.   He enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting, golfing, Nascar races, hunting turtles and loved running around with his good ole friend, Bill Money. Arnold was dedicated to his family, a wonderful and amazing father, personable, loved to fellowship with people, and could whistle a mean tune, his father taught him many.

Other survivors include 3 children, Patty (Brad) Brown of Austin, IN, Larry (Carolyn) Fletcher of Crothersville, IN, Gary Wayne Fletcher of Crothersville, IN, 1 grandson, Jeremy Brown of Austin, IN, and 1 great granddaughter, Gabriella Brown of Austin, IN, 3 siblings, Chet (Juanita) Fletcher of Crothersville, IN, Nina (Ivan) Harris of Crothersville, IN, Peggy (Larry) Kiefer of Scottsburg, IN.

He was preceded in death by his son, Sam Fletcher, on January 16, 2012 and his brother, Joe Fletcher.

Pastor Randy King will conduct funeral services at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, IN with burial to follow at Uniontown Cemetery.

Friends may visit on Monday, March 23, 2015 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and after 9:00 AM on Tuesday, both at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be given to Schneck Memorial Hospice c/o Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47729

 

 

Max E. Gambrel

[18 Mar 2015 | 13 Comments ]

maxgambrelpicMax E. Gambrel, 46, of Commiskey, IN, passed away at 6:54 AM on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Columbus Regional Hospital after being sick 9 days.

Born November 25, 1968 in Seymour, IN, he was the son of Max Earl and Judy (Strong) Gambrel who survive in Seymour, IN.

Max was a 1987 Seymour Christian School graduate where he graduated 1st in his class.

On May 25, 2001 he married Cindy (Philpot) who he always called Cinderella. She survives in Commiskey, IN.

Max drove a truck for Cardinal Trucking and previously for Keller Transport. He loved music, was very talented, and he could play anything he picked up.

Other survivors include his 6 children, Max Eric Gambrel, Krista Gambrel, Christopher Gambrel, Tasha (James) Cowan, Jason Selby, all of Seymour, IN and Amanda (Matthew) Kingswell of North Vernon, IN, 7 grandchildren Jake and Jocelyn Gambrel, Rachel and Kaylee Cowan, and Dylan, Drew, and Mica Selby, all of Seymour, IN, one sister Penny (Doug) Arthur, nephew and niece, Derrick and Aimee Arthur, all of Seymour, IN, six aunts, five uncles, and numerous cousins.

Brother Larry Arrowood will conduct funeral services at 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with burial to follow at Russell Chapel Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Friday, March 20, 2015 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and after 10:00 AM on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be given to Russell Chapel Cemetery or ASPCA (prevention of animal abuse) c/o Adams Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.

Gladys Schill

[9 Mar 2015 | Comments Off ]

gladysschillGladys Schill, 91, of Crothersville, IN, passed away at 1:05 AM on Monday, March 9, 2015 at Covered Bridge Health Campus in Seymour, IN.

Born October 8, 1923 in Washington County, IN, she was the daughter of Roy Williams and Lillie (Collings) Williams who preceded her in death. Gladys was a 1941 Austin High School graduate. She worked at Morgan’s Packing Company for 18 years and retired from Crothersville Community Schools where she was employed for 12 years. She was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church in Crothersville, enjoyed sewing, and loved spending time with her grandchildren and family.

Gladys married C. Junior Schill on June 27, 1954. Junior passed away on April 29, 2011.

Survivors include her son and daughter in law, David (Debra) Schill of Crothersville, IN, one grandson, Adam (Lorraine) Schill of Columbus, IN, one granddaughter, Leah (Tyler) Griffin of Crothersville, IN, one great grandson, Emmett Schill of Columbus, IN, and several nieces and nephews.

Gladys was also preceded in death by her sister, Ruth Campbell.

Rev. Lee Brown will conduct funeral services at 11:00 AM on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, March 11, 2014 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and after 9:00 AM on Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be given to Crothersville Cemetery c/o Adams Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.

 

Norma Jean Monroe Armstrong

[24 Feb 2015 | 7 Comments ]

normaarmstrongNorma Jean Monroe Armstrong, 87 a life long resident of Crothersville, IN passed away at 12:01 AM on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at her home.

Born November 5, 1927 in Crothersville, IN, she was the daughter of Forest Cleo Stark and Celia (Tatlock) Stark.

Norma was an employee of Cummins Engine Company retiring in 1985 after 12 years of employment.

She was a member of Bethany Baptist Church where she was a very active member where she served as the song leader. Norma enjoyed picking the guitar and playing piano by ear. She also enjoyed sewing, and working in her beautiful flower garden.

On January 16, 1946 Norma married William Kendile Monroe who preceded her in death on January 15, 1995 then on January 21, 1999 she married Haskell Dean Armstrong who survives in Crothersville.

Other survivors include, 4 children, Lanny G. (Mary Lou) Monroe of Austin, IN, Rodney L. (Kathy) Monroe of Seymour, IN, Jeffery G. Monroe of Crothersville, IN, Rhonda R. (Monroe) (Don) Money of Crothersville, IN, 13 grandchildren, BillieFaye Kay of Avon, IN, Lois Kirkham of North Vernon, IN, Crystal Bowers of Salem, IN, Bobby Albertson of Salem , IN, Billy Albertson of Salem, IN, Barry Monroe of Austin, IN, Brooke Kiefer of New Albany, IN, Justin Monroe of Seymour, IN, Jason Monroe of Columbus, IN, Christopher Noblitt of Scottsburg, IN, Ashley Masters of Castleton, IN, Nikki Money of Crothersville, IN, and Robbie Money of Crothersville, IN and 15 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by 2 children, William F. Monroe (August 6, 2009), Brian S. Monroe (August 1, 1963).

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Friday, February 27, 2015 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery. Visitation will be 3 hours prior to the service starting at 11:00 AM at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be given to Bethany Baptist Church c/o Adams Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229.

 

Tonna Star (Keith) Runge

[19 Feb 2015 | Comments Off ]

tonnarungeTonna Star (Keith) Runge, 67, a life long resident of Crothersville, IN, passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour, IN.

Tonna entered into life on October 18, 1947 at her home in Jackson County, IN to Willis L. Keith Sr. and Mary Elizabeth (Perry) Keith who are both deceased.

Tonna was employed at H.O. Canfield Company and Cummins Engine Company. She was a 1965 Crothersville High School graduate where she would have celebrated her 50th year this year.

She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Seymour, IN. She enjoyed painting, ceramics, crocheting, attending car shows, working in flowers and most of all spending time with her family.

Tonna is survived her loving husband, David Runge who survives in Crothersville, IN. They were married June 7, 1974 at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Seymour, IN.

Other survivors include, 2 brothers, Willis L. “Bucky” (Charlotte) Keith Jr. of Crothersville, IN, Marty J. Keith of Crothersville, IN, 1 sister, Connie (Jack) Napier of Austin, IN, 4 brother in laws and 2 sister in laws, Richard Runge, Donald Runge, Ronald Runge, Dennis Runge, Janet Duggins, and Pat Myers and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by a brother in law, Robert Runge.

Tonna was feisty, spunky, independent, strong willed, extremely hard headed, very forward and direct and was always the life of the party! Tonna was a loving wife, sister, sister in law, and “great” aunt that will be missed dearly by her family that she loved so much.

Visitation is from 3:00PM until 5:00PM on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, IN.

Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Ralph Blomenburg at 11:00AM on Monday, February 23, 2015 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, IN, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Cana Cemetery in Jennings Co., IN with a luncheon following the burial at Cana United Methodist Church.

Memorial donations can be given to the Cana Cemetery or make a donation for Tonna’s headstone.

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

 

Charles “Chuck” Gabbard

[25 Jan 2015 | Comments Off ]

charlesgabbardCharles “Chuck” Gabbard, 77, of Austin, IN, passed away at 5:45 PM on Friday, January 23, 2015 at Hampton Oaks Health Campus in Scottsburg, IN.

Born March 19, 1937 in Connersville, IN, he was the son of Charles Gabbard Sr. and Margaret (Argent) Gabbard who are both deceased.

Chuck was a 1955 graduate of Connersville High School. He was a United States Navy Veteran enlisting in 1958 and being honorably discharged in 1962. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Memphis State University and his Masters Degree in Education from Indiana University.

On December 23, 1966 in Cullman, AL, he married Shirley Ann (Howard) who survives in Austin, IN.

Chuck retired from Scott County School District 1 in Austin, IN where he taught for 27 years and is remembered by many as their History teacher. He served on the Scott County School District 1 School Board for 8 years from 1996 to 2004. He was a member of the Retired Teachers Association and Austin Christian Church where he served as a deacon. He enjoyed reading and watching & answering all the questions correctly on Jeopardy.

Other survivors include 2 sons, Donald Clifton Wesson of Jeffersonville, IN and Charles Richard Gabbard of Austin, IN, 4 grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by a son, James Matthew “Matt” Wesson.

There will be a Celebration of Life gathering at Austin Christian Church on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. Family and friends may visit from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

Pastor David Huey will conduct graveside services at 11:00 AM on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at Austin Cemetery with Military Funeral Honors.

Adams Family Funeral Homes and Crematory have been entrusted with cremation services for Charles “Chuck” Gabbard.

Memorial donations may be given in memory of Chuck to Austin Christian Church Preschool.