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Obituaries - December 3, 2012
Monday, December 03, 2012 10:00 AM
Vina Belle King, 80, of Ohio County, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg.
She was born June 5, 1932, in Salyersville, Ky., the daughter of Goldie Wagers and Green Berry Back. She was a homemaker and also worked as a greeter at Walmart. She was a member of the Holmes Hill Church of Christ in Aurora. She enjoyed shopping and going to yard sales.
She is survived by two daughters, Joyce Pickett of Aurora and Ruth Dilts of Rising Sun; one son, Ronnie King of Hanover; one sister, Ann Burton of Kettering, Ohio; two brothers, Greenville Back and Zeb Back, both of Milford, Ohio; and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hurley H. King, whom she married Nov. 25, 1948, and who died July 25, 2012; one daughter, Judy Faye King; her parents; 12 siblings; one grandson; and one great-granddaughter.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at Holmes Hill Church of Christ in Aurora.
Friends may call at the church today from 11 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the family.
Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.marklandfuneralhome.com.
Shawn Melton, 23, of Madison, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at King' Daughters' Hospital.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
Sarah Eunice Wainscott Robbins, 85, of Madison, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Hickory Creek of Scottsburg.
She was born May 20, 1927, in Jefferson County, the daughter of Manless and Bertie Day Wainscott. She worked for the U.S. Shoe Corporation and in food service at Eggleston Elementary School. She was a lifelong resident of Madison. She enjoyed reading, watching Indiana University sports and being with family. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Madison.
She is survived by two daughters, Suetta Tingle of Madison and Diane Buntin of Ferdinand; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy "Buck" Robbins, whom she married Jan. 14, 1955, and who died Dec. 6, 2000; her parents; four sisters, Nellie Martin, Mary Sprinkle, Helen Earls and Lula Bush Howell; one brother, James Bud Wainscott; and one son-in-law, Donald W. Tingle, who died July 17, 2004.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to First Baptist Church Memorial Garden. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
This is a corrected version of an obituary published Saturday. It corrects her date of birth, adds her birthplace, corrects the number of surviving great-grandchildren and lists Donald W. Tingle as her son-in-law.
Virginia L. Means Schirmer, 71, of Hanover, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
She was born June 6, 1941, in Saluda, the daughter of William E. and Laura Pearl Dean Means. She had lived the past 48 years in Saluda. She was employed with Reliance Electric in Madison for 30 years as a sub assembler. She was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church and the Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969 Auxiliary. She enjoyed spending the winter in Fort Myers, Fla. for several years. She also enjoyed crafts and traveling.
She is survived by her husband, Gary Lee Brumback, whom she married April 19, 2006; three sisters, Shirley Long of Lexington, Billie Jo Jones of Bedford, Ky. and Karen Sue Lawson of Kent; one granddaughter; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, William Walter "Dub" Schirmer, whom she married Oct. 6, 1962, and who died Jan. 14, 1991; one son, Russell Allen "Ruff" Schirmer, who died Nov. 16, 2002; her parents; and one sister, Helen Watterson, who died Sept. 20, 2008.
No visitation or service is scheduled.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society. Contribution cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
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