Miscellaneous Henderson County, KY Obituaries

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Bobby Joe Sutton

Bobby Joe Sutton, 66, Henderson, died at 6:29 a.m. Monday, Sept. 13, 1999, at Methodist Hospital.

He was a member of Audubon Baptist Church and the Henderson Moose Lodge No. 732. 

Survivors include two daughters, Patti Chastain and Melissa Martin, both of Visalia, Calif.; one son, Bart Sutton of Ramer, Tenn.; three sisters, Faye Goldey and Judy Priest, both of Henderson, and Gladys Simms of Baltimore, Md.; five grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Tapp Funeral Home. The Rev. John Conn will officiate. Friends may call after 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Audubon Baptist Church Building Fund.
 

Betty Allen Sullivan

Betty Allen Sullivan, 35, Henderson, died at 4:18 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, 1999, at Methodist Hospital.

She worked at Gibbs Die Casting and Service Tool and Die.

She was preceded in death by her son, Dominique, who died in 1984.

Survivors include her daughter, Shelly Allen of Henderson; two sisters, Pearl Dixon of Fayette, Ala., and Ester Dixon of Sturgis; two brothers, John Dixon and James Allen, both of Henderson; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Seventh Street Baptist Church. The Rev. Anthony Brooks will officiate. Burial will be in Fernwood Cemetery.

Friends may call after 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Mason Brothers Audubon Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
 

Iva J. Givens

Iva J. Givens, 73, Henderson, died at 4:25 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, 1999, at Methodist Hospital.

She was a member of Bennett Memorial United Methodist Church. 

Survivors include two sisters, Sue Risley and Wilma Wallace, both of Henderson; one brother, Jerry Givens of Henderson; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Bennett Memorial United Methodist Church. The Rev. Bill Pollack will officiate. Burial will be in Fernwood Cemetery.

Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to noon on Friday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home. Friends may visit after noon until service time at the church.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Bennett Memorial United Methodist Church.
 

Margaret H. Nasbitt

Margaret H. Nasbitt, 70, Corydon, died at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1999, at Methodist Hospital.

She was of the Baptist faith, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Corydon Chapter No. 475 and a member of the Smith Mills Tops. She was also a Girl Scout leader for many years.

Survivors include her husband of 52 years, George R.; three daughters, Norma N. Spivey of Austin, Texas, Nancy N. Norris of Henderson, and Marie G. Melton of Corydon; one son, Glen R. Nasbitt of Henderson; two sisters, Dorothy Alexander of Baskett and Jo Vaughn of Cloverdale, Ind.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home. 

Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. 

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday and after 8 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Anthony's Hospice.
 

Roy B. Thornberry 

Roy B. Thornberry, 90, Poole, died at 6:38 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, 1999, at Methodist Hospital. 

He was a farmer and was retired from the Kentucky Highway Department.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Veneda; one daughter, Anna Jane Neely of Madisonville; three sons, Tommy Thornberry of Henderson, Jodie Thornberry of Robards and Billy Thornberry of Sebree; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and one nephew.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Tapp Funeral Home. The Revs. Joe Haynes and Bob Fulcher will officiate. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery in Poole.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
 

William "Nelson" Jones

SEBREE -- William "Nelson" Jones, 83, Sebree, died at 2:56 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1999, at Methodist Hospital in Henderson.

He was a charter member of Terrace Park General Baptist Church in Evansville. He was also a member of Scottish Rite, Hadi Shrine and Constellation Masonic Lodge, all in Evansville, and was a board member of the Mount Lebanon Cemetery Committee. 

He retired as a teacher at the Area Industrial Institute of Evansville of the Vanderburgh School Corp., where he worked for 15 years. He had previously been employed at Bendix-Westinghouse and at Servel.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Mildred Easley. 

Survivors include his wife of 23 years, Patricia; three daughters, Karen Taylor of Evansville, Kim Duckworth of Sebree, and Cathy Zimmerman of Santa Claus, Ind.; one son, Alan Eric Jones of Evansville; one sister, Ama Lee Lenfers of Evansville; one brother, B.W. Jones of Evansville; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Mount Lebanon Church in Webster County. The Rev. Gaylon Price will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Lebanon Cemetery in Webster County.

Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday at Townsend Funeral Home in Dixon, where there will be a rosary service at 7 tonight. Friends may also call after 1 p.m. Thursday at the church.

Michael Sauer

EVANSVILLE -- Michael Sauer, 34, died Monday, September 13, 1999, at Deaconess Hospital after suffering an asthma attack at his home here.

He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Evansville and was an employee of Ikon Office Solutions. He was a 1983 graduate of Mater Dei High School and and a graduate of International Technical Training. His hobbies included caring for a marine aquarium.

Survivors include his wife of 10 years, Janna; one daughter, Ashley Nicole Sauer; his mother, Mary Rose Sauer of Evansville; and two sisters, Carolyn Glover and Brenda Kelly, both of Evansville. 

Services will be at 8:45 a.m. Thursday at Pierre Funeral Home in Evansville and will be continued at 9 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Rev. Eugene Dewig will officiate. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Evansville.

Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to American Heart Association.

Richard A. "Dickie" Banken 

Richard A. "Dickie" Banken, 76, Henderson, died at 9:25 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, 1999, at Methodist Hospital.

He was a member of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, where he was a Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus member and served as an usher. He was also retired from Whirlpool Corporation and was a World War II U.S. Army veteran who received the Purple Heart.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Norma Jean; one daughter, Cynthia "Cindy" Duncan of Henderson; four sons, Richard "Rick" Banken of Dixon, Dennis Banken of Foley, Ala., Randall "Randy" Banken and Anthony "Tony" Banken, both of Henderson; five sisters, Marie Burton, Susan Holder, Francile Banken, and Theresa Middleton, all of Henderson, and Dorothy Wright of Indianapolis; 11 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church. The Rev. Andy Ausenbaugh will officiate. 

Burial will be in St. Louis Cemetery, with full military rites performed American Legion Worsham Post No. 40.

Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m today and until 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home, where prayers will be said at 7 tonight.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church.
 

Elizabeth May Massey

NEWBURGH -- Elizabeth May Massey, 89, Newburgh, formerly of Sacramento, Ky., died at 10:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, 1999, at Welborn Hospital in Evansville.

She was a member of Sacramento Cumberland Presbyterian Church and was employed as a cook at Helen's Restaurant in Evansville. During World War II, she worked at a shipyard in Evansville.

She was preceded in death by her son, Louis Garst, who died in 1959.

Survivors include one daughter, Dortha Radigan of Richland, Ind.; one stepson, Al Massey of Florida; one sister, Helen Vanover of Sacramento; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Tucker Memorial Chapel in Central City. 

Burial will be in Sacramento Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Friends may call from 3 to 9 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Virginia D. Collins

Virginia D. Collins, 77, Henderson, died at 3:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, 1999, at Redbanks nursing home.

Survivors include one daughter, Sharon Mayes of Henderson; one son, Charles W. Kalichun Jr. of Henderson; one stepson, George Hardsock of Henderson; one sister, Marie Smiley of New Castle, Pa.; one brother, Bud Bucey of Akron, Ohio.; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home. The Rev. Fred Fisher will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. 

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and after 8 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Billy Eastwood

SEBREE -- Billy Eastwood, 56, died at 7:45 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, 1999, at his home here. 

He was a self-employed oil pumper and a member of the Sebree Fraternal Order of Eagles.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia Todd Eastwood; two daughters, Tina Edens of Clay and Pam Jones of Sebree; one son, Dirk Eastwood of Sebree; one brother, Amous "Sonny" Eastwood of Sebree; and five grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Tompkins Funeral Homes Sebree-Poole Chapel in Sebree. The Rev. Bob Hardison will officiate. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery near Sebree. 

Friends may call from 4:30 to 8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. 
 

Bonnie Windels Schutz

NEPTUNE BEACH, Fla. -- Bonnie Windels Schutz, 92, formerly of Evansville, died Thursday, Sept. 16, 1999, at her home here.

Survivors include her husband of 73 years, David T.; two daughters, Maxine Priem and Sherry Barbarisi, both of Neptune Beach; one son, Terry D. Schutz of New Harmony, Ind.; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granchild.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Kriekhaus-Sansom Funeral Home in Evansville. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery in Evansville.

Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. today and until service time Monday at the funeral home. 

Landon Chance Thomas

Landon Chance Thomas, infant son of Brian and Amanda Thomas of Henderson, died at 4:30 p.m. Friday at his home.

Survivors include two sisters, Melissa Eve Coles and Kaitlyn Lindsay Dean, both of Sanleon, Texas; his grandparents, Steve Thomas of Dickinson, Texas, and George and Jean Holland of Sanleon, Texas; and his great-grandparents, Mattie and Darwin White of Dickinson. 

Services were held Monday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home. The Rev. Allen Baxter officiated. Burial was in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Gary "Barney" Hillyard

PETERSBURG, Ky. -- Gary "Barney" Hillyard, 59, Petersburg, died Saturday, Sept. 18, 1999, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Nashville, Tenn., where he was a heart patient.

He was a member of the Corydon Masonic Lodge and the Disabled American Veterans Association. He was a U.S. Navy Vietnam veteran and a retired postal carrier.

Survivors include his wife, Barney Thomasson Hillyard; one daughter, Amber Hillyard of Sebree; his mother, Florence Duckworth Hillyard of Henderson; one sister, Brenda Stone of Clay; and two brothers, Buddy Hillyard of Cairo and Mike Hillyard of Sheffield, Ala.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Tompkins Funeral Home, Sebree-Poole Chapel in Sebree. The Rev. David Gentry will officiate. Burial will be in the family plot at Watson Cemetery in Cairo.

Friends may call after 5 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, where Masonic services will be held at 7 tonight.
 

Walter William Pohl

EVANSVILLE -- Walter William Pohl, 68, died at 7 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, 1999, at his home here. 

He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ in Evansville. He retired from Whirlpool Corporation in 1992 after 42 years of service as a tool and die maker. He enjoyed sports and hunting.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Pohl, who died in 1997.

Survivors include his wife of 14 years, Donna Pohl; one daughter, Suzanne Morton of Shirley, Mass.; one stepdaughter, Virginia Coker of Henderson; one stepson, Rick Kalichun of Evansville; four grandchildren; and one stepgrandchild.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. today at Boone Funeral Home at the corner of Fourth Street and Chandler Avenue in Evansville. The Rev. James Coons-Torn will officiate. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery in Evansville.
 

Katherine "Katie" Phelps Stewart

EVANSVILLE -- Katherine "Katie" Phelps Stewart, 88, Evansville, died at 4:40 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20, 1999, at Newburgh Healthcare.

She was a member of Beacon Church of the Nazarene in Evansville and received the Distinguished Service Award from the Nazarene Churches for her volunteer work. She was retired from the Chrysler Corporation.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Phelps, who died in 1975; her second husband, William Stewart; and two sons, Estell Phelps and Eugene Phelps.

Survivors include three daughters, Adalene Bufkin of Evansville, Verna Van Horn of Salem, Ill., and Peggy Williams of Henderson; one son, Hubert E. Phelps of Evansville; 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, 1999, at Boone Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Ave. in Evansville. The Rev. Joe M. Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park in Evansville. 

Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today and after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Evansville State Hospital Patient Fund or Beacon Church of the Nazarene.

Nancy Hoskins Miller

IRVINGTON, Ky. -- Nancy Hoskins Miller, 82, Irvington, died at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19, 1999, at Breckinridge Memorial Hospital in Hardinsburg, Ky.

She was member of Irvington United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Mathias Park Miller.

Survivors include two daughters, Laura Lackey of Henderson and Rebecca Wilson of Irvington; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a niece and nephews.

Services will be at 5:30 p.m. (EDT) today at United Methodist Church in Irvington. The Rev. Jim Robinson will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Irvington.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Anthony's Hospice in Henderson.

Pallbearers will be Bruce Wilson, Stuart Lackey, Ashley Lackey and Kate Lackey.

Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Margaret Ann Roberts Zychowski

WARREN, Mich. -- Margaret Ann Roberts Zychowski, 75, Warren, formerly of Waverly, died at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 19, 1999 at St. John Hospital here.

Survivors include her husband, Enick Zychowski; three daughters, Mary Ann Frangis of Elizabeth, Colo., Susan Maxwell and Jane Benenatti, both of Warren; one son, Michael Zychowski of Warren; one sister, Jane Hoffman of Henderson; two brothers, Raymond Roberts and Joseph B. Roberts, both of Henderson; and four grandchildren.

Services will be today at St. Malachy Church in Warren. Entombment will be in Resurrection Cemetery in Warren.

Wujek-Calcaterra Funeral Home in Sterling Heights, Mich., is in charge of arrangements.

Rev. Gayln Mac Allen

WESTLAKE, La. -- Rev. Gayln Mac Allen, 50, Westlake, formerly of Sturgis, died at 4:16 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, 1999, at a hospital in Lake Charles, La., due to heart problems.

He was a graduate of Union County High School and the International Bible Institute and Seminary. An evangelist before becoming pastor of the Fountain of Life United Pentecostal Church in Natchitoches, La., he was the pastor of the First United Pentecostal Church in Westlake since 1985. 

He was a member of the PPG Citizens Awareness Program and of the "A" Team Ministers to Africa. He was also a certified pilot.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Dian Allen; two sons, Richard Allen and Andrew Allen, both of Westlake; his mother, Lemma L. Loveless of Henderson; one brother, Lanny Allen of Providence; and one half-sister, Marilyn Benson of Henderson. 

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Vanover Funeral Home in Clay is in charge of local arrangements.


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