Miscellaneous Harrison County, Indiana Obituaries - 2000

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William F. Boggs
William Frank (Bill) Boggs, 63, Elizabethtown, Ky., died Wednesday, Oct. 4, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

He was a native of Harlan County, the son of Darrel and Elizabeth Boggs of Lexington.

He retired from the Fort Knox Community School Corp. after 32 years, and was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

Survivors besides his parents include his wife, the former Jane Roark; two daughters, Pam Wate of Elizabeth and Kelly Boggs Miller of Rineyville; a sister, Anne Scott; and a grandson.

The funeral was Saturday, Oct. 7, at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. William Twyman officiated.


Horace M. Smith
Horace M. (Smitty) Smith, 77, New Albany, died Thursday, May 4, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in New Albany.

He was a native of Crawford County; a former employee of the New Albany/Floyd County School Corp.; an Army veteran of World War II; and a member of American Legion Post 42.

Survivors include his wife, the former Catherine M. Smith; a son, Thomas M. Smith of Panama City, Fla.; a daughter, Paula K. Metcalf of Jeffersonville; two sisters, Sylvia Lindig of Georgetown and Nadine King of New Albany; and two grandchildren.

The funeral was May 8, at Kraft-Royse Generations Funeral Home in New Albany with burial in Galena Cemetery.


Donald E. Lowe Sr.
Donald Eugene Lowe Sr., 57, Milltown, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, at his home.

A native of New Salisbury, born March 5, 1943, he was the son of the late Charles William Sr. and Edna Mosier Lowe.

He was a Navy veteran; a self-employed owner and operator of Lowe's Concrete and Water Proofing of New Albany; and a member of Harvest Temple Church in New Albany.

Survivors include three sons, Donald Eugene Lowe Jr. of Clarksville, and Mark and Tommy Lowe, both of New Albany; two brothers, Charles William Lowe Jr. of Louisville and Rodney Roudenbush of New Albany; two sisters, Melba Jacobs of New Albany and Janice Bray of Florissant, Mo.; and six grandchildren.

A memorial service was Monday, Oct. 9, at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra. The body was cremated.


Anna Yenowine
Anna Martin Yenowine, 90, Edwardsville, died Sunday, Oct. 8, at Wedgewood Health Care Center in Clarksville.

A native of Orange County, born Aug. 5, 1910, she was the daughter of the late Sherman and Sarah Fancher Martin. She assisted in the operation of Yenowine Garage at Edwardsville.

Survivors include a brother, Milford Martin of Richmond, Va.; and a sister, Emma Martin of Paoli.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Oct. 11, after 8 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown.

The funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in Edwardsville Cemetery.


Lewis J. Miller Jr.
Former commissioner and councilman Lewis J. Miller Jr., 75, of Elizabeth died Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 2:50 p.m. at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

He was born Dec. 24, 1924 in Harrison County, son of the late Lewis Sr. and Cleo Colvin Miller.

Miller, a Democrat, served from 1961 to 1967 on the Harrison County Board of Commissioners and later on the Harrison County Council.

During that time, James C. (Jake) Watson of Corydon served as treasurer and was elected to the board of commissioners following Miller's term. His wife, the late Ruth Watson, also served as auditor.

"I was a friend of his, practically all of his life," said Watson, 86, formerly of Central. "He was a nice person."

Former council-chair Peter J. Schickel of Lanesville also knew Miller well, during his service on the council and previously. "I always found him to be really dedicated and trustworthy, and he used a good, common-sense approach on different issues," he said.

Miller had been hospitalized several weeks before undergoing heart by-pass surgery in late September. He had remained in intensive care and on a respirator until he died of complications, the family said.

Miller was a retired employee of Smith Transfer Co. in Louisville, member of the board of directors of the Harrison County Farmers Mutual Insurance Co., a member of the Southern Indiana Horse and Mule Association, a past Grand Knight of the Harrison County Council of the Knights of Columbus, owner of the old Wagon Wheel south of Elizabeth, and a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church at Buena Vista.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, the former Iona Ernstberger, sons Terry, Steven, Jeffery, Dale, John and Scott Miller, all of Elizabeth; daughters Regina A. Brown of Laconia and Joan Kingsley and Susan May, both of Elizabeth; a brother, Walter (Bill) Miller of Elizabeth; two sisters, Thelma Robinson and Catherine Miller, both of Elizabeth; 16 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be Friday, Oct. 13, at 3 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Corydon, with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery. Bishop Gerald Gettlefinger and Father Louis Manna will officiate.

Visitation is Wednesday, Oct. 11, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at the funeral home and Friday morning after 8. The Rosary will be prayed Thursday evening at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorial gifts to St. Joseph School in Corydon or the Gibault Foundation, P.O. Box 2316, Terre Haute, IN 47802.

Lucille A. Brazil
Lucille A. Burg Brazil, 87, formerly of Milltown, died Monday, Oct. 2, in Fort Myers, Fla.

She was the owner of the old Brazil Lakes and Swim Club in Georgetown.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

The funeral was Friday, Oct. 6, at Kraft Funeral Service in New Albany with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.

The family suggests memorial gifts to Hospice & Palliative Care of Southern Indiana or Holy Family Catholic Church in New Albany.


James R. Frakes
James Rudy Frakes, 88, Richmond, died Thursday, Oct. 5, at Heritage Regency in Richmond.

A native Corydon, born Sept. 29, 1912, he was the son of the late James and Leona Pearl Lohmeyer Frakes.

He was a farmer and a member of Williamsburg Church of the Nazarene.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, a sister and a great-granddaughter.

Survivors include his wife, the former Catherine Rhoads; a son, Jim Frakes of Williamsburg; two daughters, Phyllis Horner of Fountain City and Linda Birch of Brookville, Ohio; a brother, Henry Frakes of Corydon; three sisters, Irma, Zola and Mary Frakes, all of Corydon; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren.

The funeral was Saturday, Oct. 7, at Williamsburg Church of the Nazarene with burial in Willow Grove Cemetery. The Revs. Steven Bohall and Ross Kirkman officiated. Smith and McQuiston Funeral Home in Fountain City handled the arrangements.


Sue Trinkel
Sue Trinkel, 44, Tell City, died of cancer at 10:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.

A native of Perry County, born Sept. 11, 1956, she was the daughter of Doris Lorraine Kitchen Powell of Rockport and the late Robert Lee Powell.

She was an employee of General Electric in Tell City until she became ill. She was a member of Berean Baptist Church in Tell City.

Survivors besides her mother include her husband of 16 years, Sam Trinkel; two sons, Chris Evans and Brandon Trinkel, both of Tell City, a stepson, Clint Trinkel of Tell City; and two brothers, Steve Powell of Corydon and Danny Powell of Rockport.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Oct. 11, from 9 a.m. until time of service at Huber Funeral Home in Tell City.

The funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Greenwood Cemetery. Pastor Harry McDonald will officiate.

Linda Campbell
Linda L. Love Campbell, 63, Laconia, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon.

A native of Harrison County, born Feb. 6, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Ed and Ruth Coleman Love.

She was a retired employee of the Middletown (Ohio) Library, where she worked 25 years, and a Methodist.

Survivors include her husband, Robert W. Campbell Sr.; a daughter, Roxanne Woodruff of New Albany; a stepson, Robert W. Campbell Jr. of Corydon; a stepdaughter, Debbie Campbell of Laconia; a brother, Donald E. Love of Larwill; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The funeral was Friday, Oct. 6, at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon with burial in Old Goshen Cemetery near Laconia. The Rev. Greg Carter officiated.


Pearl E. Baker
Pearl E. Dropsey Baker, 100, Clarksville, died Saturday, Oct. 7, at Westminster Village in Clarksville where she resided.

A native of Corydon, she and her late husband, George C. Baker, formerly owned the old Baker's Market in New Albany. She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Clarksville.

Survivors include two daughters, Margaret Zuberer of New Albany and Marilyn Gettelfinger of Palmyra; a son-in-law, Herbert Gettelfinger of Palmyra, who cared for her; three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

The funeral was Monday, Oct. 9, at Kraft Funeral Service in New Albany with burial in St. Mary's Cemetery. A rosary was prayed Monday at the funeral home.


Gilliam Atherton
Gilliam H. Atherton, 82, Palmyra, died at 10:20 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, at Rolling Hills Health Care Center in New Albany.

A native of Livermore, Ky., born Sept. 6, 1918, he was the son of the late Kelly and Abbie Taylor Atherton.

He was an Army veteran of World War II and a retired banker for Federal Reserve Bank in Louisville.

Survivors include his wife, the former Mary A. Reynolds; three sons, Stephen Atherton of Floyds Knobs, and Dave and Martin Atherton, both of Palmyra; and seven grandchildren.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Oct. 11, after 8 a.m. at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.

The funeral will be today at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in Palmyra Cemetery.


Robert L. Jecker
Robert Lee Jecker, 68, Lanesville, died Sunday, Oct. 8, at his home.

A native of Jefferson County, Ky., he was a retired maintenance employee for Transit Authority of River City in Louisville and a member of First Assembly of God Church in New Albany.

Survivors include his wife, the former Thelma R. Tabler; three sons, Gary Jecker of Floyds Knobs, Tom Jecker of Greenville and Nick Jecker of Lakeland, Fla.; seven daughters, Deanna Morgan of Lakeland, Janet Glassner of Louisville, Carol Gooch of Memphis, Tenn., Mary Zimmerman of Palmyra, Theresa House of Louisville, Cindy Trinkle of New Albany and Margaret Cooney of Elizabethtown, Ky.; two brothers, Albert Jecker of Louisville and Ronald Jecker of Radcliffe, Ky.; two sisters, Joyce Edwards of Louisville and Juanita Blanton of Jeffersonville; 36 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

The funeral was Tuesday, Oct. 10, at First Assembly of God Church with a private burial at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.


Tommy Jacobs
Tommy M. Jacobs, 56, Corydon, died Wednesday, Oct. 4, at his home.

He was a native of Mauckport, a self-employed gardener and a member of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Survivors include his wife, Marydee Meyer; a son, Bart Jacobs of New Albany; a daughter, Missy A. Jacobs of New Albany; two stepsons, John West of Corydon and Donald West of Indianapolis; a stepdaughter, Lara West of Cary, N.C.; a sister, Judy Fleace of Mauckport; and three grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Friday night, Oct. 6, at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon. Burial was private.

The family suggests memorial gifts to Habitat for Humanity.


Jane M. Hollis
Jane Marie Hollis, 41, Marengo, died at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at her home.

She was the daughter of Phyllis Benz Hollis of Marengo and the late Robert (Bob) Hollis, and a member of Pilot Knob United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Myron Lynn Hollis.

Survivors besides her mother include a brother, Terry Hollis of Milltown; and grandparents, Mildred Benz, and Dennis and Ruth Hollis, all of Marengo.

The funeral was Monday, Oct. 9, at Dillman-Green Funeral Home in Marengo with burial in Pilot Knob Cemetery. The Rev. Ron Walker and Brother Bob Kelly officiated.

The family suggests memorial gifts to Pilot Knob Cemetery.


Joy B. Dicus
Joy B. Dicus, 85, English, died at 8:05 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at Mitchell Manor, where he resided.

A native of Marengo, born Aug. 31, 1915, she was the daughter of the late Sherman J. and Ruby Weathers McIntosh.

She was a beautician for several years in English and attended Marengo Christian Church in Marengo. She was a member of English VFW Ladies Auxiliary and Marengo Order of Eastern Star.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon Dicus.

Survivors include a son, David Dicus of English; and a sister, Doris Hoge of Tallahassee, Fla.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Denbo Funeral Home in English one hour prior to the service.

The funeral will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. (slow time) at the funeral home with burial in Denbo Cemetery. The Rev. Don Cline will officiate.


Mary C. Attwood
A Corydon woman was killed in a single-car crash Saturday night, Oct. 6, when the vehicle she was in ran off the road and struck a tree.

Mary C. (Chrissy) Attwood, 41, was a passenger in a west-bound car driven by Timothy A. Czymbor, 38, also Corydon, said Capt. Lee Hancock of the Harrison County Sheriff's Dept.

Police said Czymbor was traveling on S.R. 62 "at a very high rate of speed when it went out of control" about 8:30 p.m. near Walnut Valley Road.

Czymbor's Chevy Lumina "left the roadway to the south and struck a large tree on the passenger's side doors," Hancock said.

Harrison County Coroner Martin Wiseman said Attwood died at the scene of multiple injuries.

Czymbor, who was not wearing a seat belt, was unconscious at the scene. Police said he had head injuries and was taken by STATCare air ambulance to University of Louisville Hospital, where he remains in critical condition.

Alcoholic beverages were found in the car, Hancock said.

The crash is still under investigation, and police are reconstructing what happened.

A native of Salem, Attwood was born April 6, 1959. She was employed by Daramic Inc. in Corydon and a member of Trinity Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Karisha L. Attwood at home; her mother and stepfather, Glenna and Ralph McCartin; two brothers, James Tarr of Paoli and Daniel Tarr of Orlando, Fla.; two sisters, Ruth Goldsmith of Palmyra and Sarah Fulk of Cold Springs, Fla.

The funeral is Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 11 a.m. at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon with burial in the Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany. The Rev. Neal Kentch will officiate.

Pallbearers will be Troy St. Clair, Dan Tarr, James Tarr, Shane Gresham, Bud Burson and Brandon Miller.


Anna M. Wallace
Anna Mae Wallace, 65, Corydon, died Tuesday, Oct. 10, at her home.

A native of Bessemer, Ala., born Aug. 11, 1935, she was the daughter of Ed and Ella Mae Sims Wallace of New Salisbury. She was a member of St. Paul AME Church in Corydon.

Survivors besides her parents include a brother, Ed Wallace Jr. of Corydon; and a sister, Fannie Mae Snyder of Steubenville, Ohio.

Visitation will be Friday, Oct. 13, from 4 to 9 p.m. at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon and Saturday, Oct. 14, after 10 a.m. at St. Paul AME Church.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul AME Church with burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Allen McClendon will officiate. St. Paul Choir will provide music.

The family suggests memorial gifts to St. Paul AME Church.


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