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Obituaries - August 27, 2013
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 11:00 AM
Mary Florence Hicks Bibb, 76, of Madison, died Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
Norma Yunker Harsin, 75, of Lebanon, Ill., died Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at Four Fountains Helia Healthcare in Belleville, Ill.
She was born Oct. 7, 1937, in Jefferson County, to Emanuel and Leone Christman Yunker. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Lebanon, Ill., and the Women's Club. She enjoyed gardening and her horses.
She is survived by four children, Raymond Harsin of Swansea, Ill., Linda Schartung of Mascoutah, Ill., Ken Harsin of Belleville, Ill., and Beverly Wise of Jefferson; one brother, Robert Yunker; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Frederick Yunker; and her former husband, Harold Harsin, whom she married Dec. 26, 1955.
The funeral was held Monday at the First United Methodist Church in Lebanon, Ill. Burial was in College Hill Cemetery in Lebanon, Ill.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association.
Meyer Funeral Home in Lebanon, Ill., was in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.meridithfuneralhome.com.
Clinton Malone Hearn, 61, of Milton, Ky., died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Sept. 20, 1951, in Madison, to Harry E. and Mary Virginia Warren Hearn. He served in the Navy from 1969 to 1973 during the Vietnam War. He was a foundry worker at the former Arvin-Meritor in Carrollton, Ky. He was a member of the Milton Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Aileen H. Hearn; three sons, Jeremy Malone Hearn of Milton, Ky., and Gaberal Matthew Hearn and Marty Aaron Hearn, both of Carrollton, Ky.; three brothers, Billy Hearn of Hartford, Ky., Rickey Hearn of Carrollton, Ky., and Steve Hearn of Ghent, Ky.; two sisters, Marilyn K. Scheffler of Lawrenceburg, Ky., and Agnes Marie Watson of Frankfort, Ky.; and 10 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Faith Community Baptist Church in Carrollton, Ky. Military honors will be conducted by Carrollton Post 41 of the American legion following the service. Cremation was chosen.
Friends may call at the church Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the service.
Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.
Betty Ann "Annie" Kirk, 74, of Madison, died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at Norton Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
She was born May 12, 1939, in Oaktown, to William Moses and Nellie Ruth Bennett Archer. She was a member of the Point of Grace Family Praise Fellowship.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Kirk; eight sons, Gary Miller of Center Point, N. Jay Miller of Linton, Robert Kirk Jr. of Dillsboro, Rick Kirk of North Judson, Steven Kirk of Valparaiso, Gary Kirk of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Randy Kirk of Dillsboro and Dale Kirk of Butlerville; four daughters, Tammy Burkette of Sullivan, Tonya Barnard of Jasonville, Cheryl Moore of Henderson, Ky., and Vicki Taylor of Madison; one brother, Billy Joe Archer of Catawba, Wis.; one sister, Delores "Boots" Worth of Linton; her caregiver, Debbie Kraft of Madison; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, John Lindy Archer, Harland Brownie Archer and Percey Lee Archer; and five sisters, Jean Beaman, Wilma Dawn, Nellie Ruth Meeks, Violet Padgett and Mary Lou Hardesty.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Newkirk's Funeral Home in Dugger. Burial will be in Morris Chapel Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m.
Online condolences can be sent at www.newkirksfh.com.
Brigitte Rehberg Niccum, 72, of Scottsburg, died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
She was born Feb. 7, 1941, in Frankfurt, Germany, to Hans Jacob and Emilia Matthai Rehberg. She was raised and graduated from school in Frankfurt. She was raised in the Lutheran faith. She worked as a chemist with Degousa in Frankfort where she also attended chemist school. She and her husband moved to the United States in September 1979. She enjoyed bowling, her cats and cooking.
She is survived by her husband, Francis E. "Frank" Niccum, whom she married June 4, 1949; one son, Jurgin Niccum of Germany; one daughter, Andrea Johnson of Scottsburg; one brother, Claus Rehberg of Germany; one sister, Renata Rehberg of Germany; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Irena Rehberg; and one brother, Hans Rehberg.
No services are planned.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Madison-Jefferson County Animal Shelter. Contributions can be made through Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Keith Edward Oeffinger, 36, of Vevay, died Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
He was born Jan. 7, 1977, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to William Carl "Bill" and Judy Burch Oeffinger. He was raised in Vevay, and was a 1995 graduate of Switzerland County High School. He resided eight years in Richmond, Ky., earning a bachelor of science degree in asset protection at Eastern Kentucky University in 2003. He began his career as a shift manager for Walmart in Richmond, Ky. He was employed as a shift manager and trouble shooter for Walmart for 15 years, working in Madison, Lawrenceburg and Paris, Ky. He was a member of the Sorrowful Mother of God Catholic Church in Vevay. He coached the Switzerland County Middle School sixth-grade girls basketball team this year. He also coached softball and basketball for several years. He enjoyed mowing his lawn and fishing. He was a fan of Indiana University basketball. He was awaiting the birth of his fourth daughter, Leilah Oeffinger, in December.
He is survived by his wife, Sarah Ann Kinman Oeffinger, whom he married June 29, 2002; three daughters, Ariel LeeAnn Oeffinger, Kierstan Elizabeth Oeffinger and Terra Katherine Oeffinger, all of Vevay; his mother and stepfather, Judy Burch Oeffinger Cole and George Cole of Madison; three brothers, Adam Wayne Oeffinger of Madison, William Paul Oeffinger of Hanover and Christopher Carl Oeffinger of Indianapolis; one sister, Kimberly Sue Oeffinger of Vevay; one nephew; six nieces; and several aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his father; and his grandparents, Christopher and Dorothy Burch; and Carl and Bertha Oeffinger.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to an education fund for his daughters. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.
Lenora Mae Tingle Willis, 93, of Campbellsburg, Ky., died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at her residence.
She was born Jan. 30, 1920, in Henry County, Ky., to Moses and Rosie Chilton Tingle. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed working in her garden, farming with her husband and spending time with her family. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Carrolton, Ky.
She is survived by five children, Bill Willis of Vancouver, Wash., Robert Willis of New Albany, Eddie Willis of Shepherdsville, Ky., Rita Brown of Campbellsburg, Ky., and Barbara Garrett of Burlington, Ky.; one brother, Tommy Tingle; three sisters, Jeanie Chilton, Roberta Waterberry and Joanne Tishendorf; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Ernest Willis; her parents; and two sisters, Katie Norton and Mary Englert.
The funeral will be at noon Wednesday at Ransdell Funeral Home in Campbellsburg, Ky. Burial will be in Turners Station Cemetery in Turners Station, Ky.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 5 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the service.
Online condolences can be sent at www.ransdellfuneral.com.
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