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Olivette N. Holliday, 77, of Moores Hill, passed away Monday,
March 22, 2010 at Shady Nook Care Center, Lawrenceburg. She
was born June 11, 1932 in Milan, the daughter of Kelly and May
(Nickle) Peyton. She married Herbert Holliday, April of 1959
and he preceded her in death on January 30, 2008.
Survivors include sons, James Ernest Holliday and David Wayne
Holliday, both of Moores Hill. She was preceded in death by
her husband, one son, one brother and one sister.
Mrs. Holliday was a member of the Milan Methodist Church, Eastern
Star and the Aurora VFW Auxiliary.
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 26, at 11 a.m. at
Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home in Milan with Pastor Stormy Scherer-Berry
officiating. Burial will be at New Cravens Cemetery in Milan.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 25 at the
funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Moores Hill Life
Squad. Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home in Milan is in charge of
Steven W. Shook, 47, of Madison passed away Thursday, March
11, 2010 at the Norton Hospital in Louisville. He was born at
Franklin, Indiana on June 23, 1962 the son of Beverly and Mary
Flint Shook. He was married to Brenda S. Wilson on September
22, 2008 and she survives.
Other survivors include his father Beverly Shook of Butlerville;
four daughters Elizabeth Morgan and Stephanie Minks both of
Corydon, Amanda Shook of Salem, and Marissa Shook of Madison;
one step-son Chris Minks of Texas; two step-daughters Tabatha
Dodds and Crystal Dodds both of Madison; 12 grandchildren; one
sister Jackie (Phil) Amos of Holton; two brothers Danny Shook
of Louisville and Chris (Stephanie) Shook of Virginia.
Mr. Shook was employed as an independent crane operator.
A memorial service is being held today, Thursday, at 2:00 p.m.
at the Benham United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from
12:00 p.m. until the time of service. Memorials may be given
to the Benham United Methodist Church in care of the Stratton-Karsteter
Funeral Home in Versailles.
June I. Snow
June I. Snow, 80, of Milan, passed away Monday, March 15, 2010.
Funeral services are being held today, Thursday, at 11 a.m.
at Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home in Milan with burial in the
Union Flat Rock Cemetery in Osgood. Visitation will be held
from 9-11 a.m. today. Memorials may be given to the Hope Baptist
Church. Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home in Milan is in charge of
James J. Kreimer
James J. Kreimer, 63, of Milan, passed away Saturday, March
13, 2010 at his home. Funeral services will be held at a later
date. Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home in Milan is handling arrangements.
Wilma Catherine Nocks
Wilma Catherine Nocks, 85, of Milan, passed away Friday, March
12, 2010 at her residence. She was born December 13, 1924 in
Pierceville, the daughter of Collis P. and Esther Rose Koechlin
Huntington. She married Eugene Robert Nocks on September 14,
1946 and he preceded her in death on October 6, 1999.
Survivors include son, Michael Alan (Kathy) Nocks of NC; daughters,
Janey Lou (Ron) Jenks of Milan, Kathy Ann Braun of Bloomington
and Susan Patricia (Eugene) Ison of Sunman; ten grandchildren;
and 19 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one
brother, Charles Huntington.
Mrs. Nocks was employed years ago by Dr. Warn of Milan. She
attended the St. Charles Catholic Church of Milan and was a
member of the Milan VFW Ladies Auxiliary and Milan Legion Ladies
Auxiliary. She volunteered for 18 years at Margaret Mary Community
Hospital and was also a volunteer for Margaret Mary Hospice.
Funeral services were held Monday, March 15 at St. Charles Catholic
Church in Milan with burial in the Cravens Cemetery in Milan.
Memorials may be given to the Milan Fire Department or Margaret
Mary Hospice in care of Neals Funeral Home in Osgood.
Arrangements were handled by Neals Funeral Home in Osgood.
Grace M. Stutler
Grace M. Stutler, 81, of Versailles, passed away
Sunday, March 7, 2010 at St. Andrews in Batesville. She was
born March 26, 1928 in Frenchburg, KY, the daughter of Robert
and Laura (Becraft) Goodpaster. She married Ernest L. Stutler
on March 2, 1946 and he preceded her in death on October 21,
Survivors include son, Dennis (Valerie) Stutler of Batesville;
daughter, Colleen (Curtis) Moore of Nashville; brother, Willie
Goodpaster of Hamilton, OH; five grandchildren and four great
grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband and
sister, Anna Hostetler.
Mrs. Stutler was a member of the Milan Baptist Church and also
belonged to the church choir. She worked at the Milan Elementary
School cafeteria, and also worked at Seagrams.
Funeral services are being held today, Thursday, at 1:30 p.m.
at Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home in Milan, with Pastor Tom Holt
officiating. Burial will be at the New Cravens Cemetery in Milan.
Memorials may be given to the Alzheimer Association. Laws-Carr-Moore
Funeral Home in Milan is in charge of arrangements.
Irvin L. Orr
Irvin L. Orr, 83, of Napoleon, passed away Monday, March 8,
2010 at the Pierce County Nursing Home in Waycross, Georgia.
He was born near Delaware on December 28, 1926, the son of Andrew
and Minnie Ahrens Orr. He was married to Anna Margaret Knopf
on November 1, 1952 and she survives.
Other survivors include one son, Mark (Wanda) Orr of Letts;
two daughters, Carol (Jim) Hull of Waycross, GA, and Diane (Kerry)
Jackson of Westchester, OH; ten grandchildren; five great grandchildren;
two brothers, John Orr of McClelland, IA and Gilbert Orr of
Omaha, NE. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sons
Stephen and Daniel, granddaughter Rachel Ann Orr, his brothers
Leo, Harvey, Percy and Manley; and his sisters Rita Bierle,
Thelma Thie and Eileen Woodworth.
Mr. Orr was a farmer and had worked for the Hoosier Energy and
the Indiana State Highway Department. He was a navy veteran
Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 12 at 10 a.m.
at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Rev.
William Robinson officiating. Burial will be in the Indiana
Veterans Cemetery at Madison. Visitation is being held today,
Thursday, from 4-8 p.m. Memorials may be given to the Parkinsons
Patricia A. Hopkins
Patricia A. Hopkins, 63, of Indianapolis, passed away Sunday,
March 7, 2010. She was born January 20, 1947 in Frankfort, the
daughter of John and Frances (Flick) Collins. She married Larry
D. Hopkins on February 15, 1975 at the Greenwood United Methodist
Church and he survives.
Survivors include three daughters, Michelle Hopkins of Rolla,
MO, Amanda (Justin) Baitz of Rensselaer, and Stephanie (Rick)
Haskell of Lakeland, FL; one brother, Ronald (Patty) Collins
of Morgantown; one sister, Karen (Steve) Olinger of Westfield;
brother-in-law Rick Harlan of Westfield; and two grandchildren,
Duncan Baitz and Zoey Hardin. She was preceded in death by her
parents and one sister, Connie Harlan.
Mrs. Hopkins was employed for 30 years at Arvin Industries as
a welder, retiring in 2004. Over the years, she was an active
band mom for Southport High School, Girl Scout leader, an active
4-H leader, Perry Township board member, and junior leader sponsor.
She was also a member of Jobs Daughters and the Studebaker Drivers
Funeral services are being held today, Thursday, at 10 a.m.
at the Community Church of Greenwood with
Rev. Dennis Hardin officiating. Burial will be at Rocklane Cemetery
in Clark Township. Memorial contributions may be made to the
American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th St., Ste. 100, Indianapolis,
IN 46278, or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 941 E. 86th
Street, Ste. 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240-1842. Online condolences
may be sent to the Hopkins family at www.wilsonstpierre.com.
Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory in Indianapolis
is in charge of arrangements.
March 4, 2010
Ms. Opal F. Ralston, 80, of near Canaan, passed away Monday,
March 1, 2010 at her residence. She was born February 8, 1930
on the family farm near Canaan, the daughter of John and Clara
F. Lee Ralston, both of whom preceded her in death.
Survivors include cousins: Charles Lee of Lexington, Robert
E. "Bob" Lee of Madison, Doris Jean Hopper and her
husband Jesse of Lexington, Martha Stucker of Alabama, Kenny
Lee, Donald Lee, Leon Gray and his wife Alice of Pleasant, Evon
Gray and his wife Reta of Moorefield, Gerald and Shelby Jean
Imel of Manville. She was preceded in death by her parents John
and Clara F. Lee Ralston and her sister Mary L. Ralston who
died in 1927.
Ms. Ralston was a 1948 graduate from the old Central High School.
She lived and worked on her farm her entire life. She was a
member of the Bennington Chapter of the Order of the Eastern
Star, No. 407. She was a devout, lifelong member of the Caledonia
Presbyterian Church near Moorefield and attended the Jefferson
Presbyterian Church near Canaan.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, March 5, at 11 a.m.,
with Reverend Wallace Hines officiating at the Morgan &
Nay Funeral Centre, in Madison. Burial will follow in the Jefferson
Presbyterian Cemetery near Canaan. Friends may call Thursday
from 5-8 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. until time of the service
at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.
Bennington Chapter No. 407, Order of Eastern Star will conduct
services on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial
contributions may be made to Jefferson Presbyterian Cemetery.
Cards are available at the funeral home. Morgan & Nay Funeral
Centre in Madison is in charge of arrangements.
Calvin Richard Huffmeyer
Calvin Richard Huffmeyer, 85, of Batesville, passed away Monday,
March 1, 2010. Visitation is being held today, Thursday from
5-8 p.m. with funeral services on Friday, March 5 at 11 a.m.
at Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville with Rev. David Johnston
officiating. Burial will be in the St. John Church Cemetery
(Huntersville). Memorials to Rescue 10, Batesville. Meyers Funeral
Home Batesville is in charge of arrangements.