Obituaries - August 16, 2013
Friday, August 16, 2013 11:00 AM
Beulah Adams Gorbett, 85, of North Vernon, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at her residence.
She was born Jan. 5, 1928, in Viper, Ky., to Hannon and Louise Branson Woods. She worked at Seymour Manufacturing for 19 years, retiring in 1986. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Kentucky and the Deputy Solid Rock Church. She enjoyed gardening, walking, puzzles, birds, and peanut butter with marshmallow cream.
She is survived by one son, Michael Adams of North Vernon; four daughters, Geraldine Kilgore, Linda Rowlett and Marsha Burris, all of North Vernon, and Paula Bias of Vinton, Ohio; one stepdaughter, Janice Skiles of Hazard, Ky.; two brothers, Eugene Woods and Lloyd Woods, both of Viper, Ky.; five sisters, Aline Craft, Marjorie Caudill and Justine Campbell, all of Viper, Ky., Lelia Price of Georgia and Willadean Mullis of Lexington, Ky.; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore Gorbett, whom she married Feb. 10, 1968, and who died Feb. 25, 1989; her parents; one sister, Irene Caudill; and one granddaughter.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in Seymour.
Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 11 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Our Hospice of Jennings County.
Online condolences can be sent at www.dovesharprudicel.com.
Ann M. Rogers, 86, of Madison, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at the King's Daughters' Hospital.
She was born Nov. 25, 1926, in Ghent, Ky., to Ernest and Hattie Hewlett Courtney. She retired in 2000 after many years as owner and operator of The Lovely You Beauty Shop in Hanover. Prior to that, she was a ration stamp counter for the government during World War II. She also worked with a furrier in Louisville, Ky. She was a charter member of the Hanover Baptist Church and became a member of Madison First Baptist Church several years ago. She was also a member of the Fern Gronseth Missionary Circle of the church. She enjoyed reading, traveling, crossword puzzles, walking along the Ohio River, her family, shopping for shoes and University of Tennessee football.
She is survived by three daughters, Patricia Stoner of Lexington, Jan Bayliss of Oxford, Ga., and Cheryl Foley of Hanover; two sons, Larry Rogers of Lavon, Texas, and Tim Rogers of Hanover; 12 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace Milton Rogers, whom she married in 1951, and who died in September 1990; her parents; four sisters, Nancy Chandler, Fran Taylor, Bertha Montgomery and Emma Courtney; and four brothers, Howard Courtney, Tony Courtney, James Courtney and Buchanan Courtney.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Madison First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call at Lytle Funeral Chapel today from 5 to 8 p.m. and at the church Saturday from noon until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the First Baptist Church Sister Church/El Salvador Program. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.lytlefuneralchapel.com.
Carolyn Edwards Simpson, 56, of Madison, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, at her residence.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
Alvin Bruce Strouse, 88, of Scottsburg, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
He was born Jan. 3, 1925, in Scott County, to Worth and Lois Thomas Strouse. He was a 1946 graduate of Scottsburg High School. He was an Army veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict. He retired from quality control at Morgan Foods in Austin, where he worked for 32 years. He was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church, serving as a former trustee. He was a past president of the old Finley Township Parent Teachers Association, a former school board member for Scott County School District 2, served on the Scott County Election Board and was a volunteer for the Scott Memorial Hospital Guild.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Margaret Grace LaMaster Strouse; two sons, Danny Strouse of Madison and Greg Strouse of Brighton, Mich.; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Anna Murphy; and two brothers, Ira Strouse and Arthur Strouse.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bethel Baptist Church. Cremation was chosen. Burial will be private in Bethel Baptist Cemetery at a later date.
Friends may call at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg today from 4 to 8 p.m. and at the church Saturday from 10 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Bethel Cemetery Association. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.