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Obituaries

  • Clarence J. Gosman, 88

    MADISON, IND. – Clarence J. Gosman, 88, of Madison died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

    Funeral services were Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive, Madison, with Bro. Clarence Doyle officiating. Burial was in the Olive Branch Cemetery near Madison.

  • Catherine Turner, 83

    WORTHVILLE, Ky.  – Catherine Turner, 83, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, at her home.

    Funeral services were Sunday, Aug. 24, at the Graham-Dunn Funeral Home, 213 Fifth St., Carrollton, with the Rev. Dennis W. Norton officiating.

    Mrs. Turner was born Aug. 11, 1925, in Owenton, Ky., to the late Bert and Martha Webster Wilson. She worked for 25 years with Joyce Shoe Factory of Madison, Ind. She loved sewing and quilting for other people.

    She was a member of the Worthville Baptist Church.

  • Barbara Sue Long, 62

    NEW CASTLE, Ky. – Barbara Sue Frazier Long, 62, of New Castle died Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, at her residence.

    Visitation begins at 5 p.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 20, at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home, 425 N. Main St., New Castle.

    Funeral services are 1 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 21, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Michael Duncan, Hosparus chaplain, officiating. Burial will be in the New Castle Cemetery.

    Mrs. Long was born Sept. 22, 1945, in Louisville, Ky. to the late Walter and Betty (Dezarn) Frazier.

  • Harold Scott, 59

    WORTHVILLE, Ky. – Harold Scott, 59, of Worthville died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008, at Jewish Hospital, Louisville, Ky.

    Funeral services were Sunday, Aug. 17, at Seventh Day Adventists Church, Gratz, Ky., with Pastor Lin Powell officiating.

    Mr. Scott was born Aug. 22, 1948, in Switzerland County, Ind., to the late Colon Vernon and Peggy Faust Scott. He worked as a cement plasterer and mason for Local No. 132, OPCM in Cincinnati, Ohio. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was a member of the Gratz Seventh Day Adventists Church.

  • Luther J. Gray, 76

    MADISON, Ind. – Luther J. Gray, 76, of Madison died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008, at the Veterans’s Administration Medical Center, Louisville, Ky.

    Funeral services were Thursday, Aug. 21, at Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry St., Vevay, Ind. Military rites were conducted by the honor guard of the Carrollton American Legion Post No. 41. Burial was in the Vevay Cemetery.

  • James D. Black, 84

    James D. Black, 84, of Bedford, died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008, at Baptist Hospital Northeast in La Grange.

    Born July 5, 1924, he was the son of the late Thomas Black and Frieda Chandler Black Tingle

    He served in the Navy during WW II. He was employed at the Proving Grounds. He was mayor of the city of Bedford for more than 18 years, served as Bedford Fire Chief and was the first EMT for Trimble County. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #158 where he recently received his 60-year pin. He was a member of the Bedford Baptist Church.

  • Shirie J. Downs Cottongim, 63

    Shirie J. Downs Cottongim, 63, of Bedford, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008 in Louisville.

    Born in Jefferson County Feb. 13, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Ira Thomas Downs and Edith Mildred Childs Downs Jones.

    She graduated from Cumberland College and Georgetown College, receiving a degree in Secretarial Science.

  • Narthanial Wayne Hammonds, 16

    CARROLLTON, Ky. – Nathanial “Nate” Wayne Hammonds, 16, of Carrollton died, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008, in Worthville, Ky.

    Nate was born April 7, 1992, in Madison, Ind., to Kenneth Johnson and Kimberly Sue (Wilson) Kopp of Carrollton.

    He was a sophomore at Carroll County High School. He played  defensive end and linebacker for the Panther football team.

  • Joseph S. 'J.C.' Bray Jr., 91

    Joseph S. “JC” Bray Jr., 91, Bedford, died Wednesday, August 13, 2008, at his residence in Bedford.

    Mr. Bray was farmer and loved tending the land and raising Polled Herefords. He was a member of Bedford United Methodist Church. He loved cattle, the fruit market and collecting knives.

    Survivors include two sons Niles (Betty) Bray, Bedford, Terry (Earlene) Bray, Bedford; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three great great-grandchildren and one sister, Frances Morgan, Middletown.

  • Maxine Mae Ford, 68

    Maxine Mae Ford, 68, Salem, Ind. died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2008 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, Ind.

    Born Sept. 25, 1939 in Louisville, she was the daughter of Homer and Vesta Thomas Wingfield. She was a retired employee of the old Bata Shoe Company. She was a member of Canton Church and Homemaker’s Club.

    Survivors include her husband, Leon Ford, whom she married Aug. 24, 1957; a daughter Teresa (David) Pittman, Pekin, Ind.; a sister Jewel Floyd, Salem, Ind.; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.