Obituaries - March 30, 2013
Saturday, March 30, 2013 5:00 AM
Nettie J. Grigsby, 84, of Versailles, died Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Thornton Terrace in Hanover.
She was born June 25, 1928, near New Marion, to Rufus and Lilla Brown Myers. She was a 1946 graduate of New Marion High School. She retired in 1978 after 32 years with Seagrams. She was a member of New Marion Baptist Church.
She is survived by three daughters, Onita Stephan of Madison, Valerie Miller of Hanover and Debbie Harting of Versailles; one sister, Rose Burress of New Marion; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Grigsby, whom she married Feb. 27, 1951, and who died Nov. 1, 2005; one son Tommy Grigsby; he parents; three brothers, Russell Myers, David Myers and Charles Myers; four sisters, Mabel Sexton, Leah Swinney, Betty Kieffer and Mary Jo Lauber; and one grandson.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles. Burial will be in New Marion Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the New Marion Cemetery. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.skfuneralhome.com.
Betsy Kathleen "Kathy" Manns, 61, of Hanover, died Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.
She was born April 24, 1951, in Scottsburg, to Silas and Ollie Marie Ray Hubbard. She attended Gospel Truth Ministries in Blocher. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution Madison Chapter and was active in Special Olympics. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, feeding birds and planting flowers. She retired after 40 years of service as a licensed practical nurse and registered nurse.
She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Paul Manns; one daughter, Heather Crites of Lexington; two sons, Paul David Manns of Madison and Todd Manns of Hanover; two sisters, Susan Lawson of Columbus and Priscilla Hubbard of Franklin; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her father; her mother, Ollie Marie Ray Blagrave; her step-father, Bill Blagrave; and two sisters, Nadeane Holwager and Elizabeth "Liz" Horton.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Kimberlin Creek Baptist Church..
Friends may call at Grayson Funeral Home in Hanover Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and at the church Thursday from 9 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Scott County Special Olympics or Reece's Rainbow. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.graysonfuneralhome.com.
Marsena Ruth Campbell Shelley, 73, of Madison, died Thursday, March 28, 2013, at her residence.
She was born Jan. 24, 1940, in Gray, Ky., to Walter and Willie Helton Campbell. She was a retired nursing assistant, working in area nursing homes for 30 years. She also delivered the Louisville Courier-Journal for several years. She was a member of Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and a former member of the Moose Lodge, where she was recorder for several years. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, flowers, and collecting angels and rocks. She also enjoyed long drives, watching "Wheel of Fortune" and "Jeopardy!", reading true crime books and doing puzzles.
She is survived by one son, Scotty Shelly of Lexington; three daughters, Zelpha Dawn "Sugar" Jenkins of Clarksville, Tenn., Kathy J. Owens of Deputy and Tammie Colleen Shelley of Charlestown; three sisters, Sonja "Missie" Snell of Madison, Patty Hardy of Estill Springs, Tenn., and Vivian Audas of Louisville, Ky.; three brothers, Eddie Gray, Mike Gray and Timmy Gray, all of Madison; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Vail-Holt Funeral and Cremation Service. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the service. Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary will conduct a memorial service at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to a charity of the donor's choice. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.vailholtfuneralhome.com.
Peggy Joyce Prather Wehner, 58, of Madison, died Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Kentuckiana Medical Center in Jeffersonville.
She was born July 6, 1954, in Scott County, to James E. "Jim" and Gladys I. Stocker Prather. She was raised in the Deputy community and was raised in the Bethany Baptist Church near Deputy. She was a 1972 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School and participated in the band. She worked for the Wynn family at the Madison Dairy Queen. In 1975 she began employment with the Jefferson Proving Ground near Madison, working there for 19 years until it closed. In 1996, she began working as the administrative services manager at the Ivy Tech Community College Madison Campus. She was a member of Wirt Baptist Church. She served as the president of the Wirt Mission Circle, coordinator and teacher of the Women's Bible study, assistant Sunday school superintendent, song leader and Sunday school teacher. She also served on the children's evening services committee, program committee, kitchen committee, board of education, youth council and wherever she was needed. She served as president of the Madison Baptist Association Women's Ministries, as mission liaison for Wirt Baptist for the Indiana American Baptist and the American Baptist Association Scholarship Committee. She enjoyed serving and caring for others, especially in her church and community. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and collecting angels.
She is survived by her husband, James W. Wehner, whom she married Aug. 24, 1974; one daughter, Kristen Morton of Madison; one son, Doug Wehner of Madison; one brother, Nathan C. Prather of Deputy; three sisters, Linda Pfander and Gayle Everhart, both of Deputy and Joy Yager of Dupont; three grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her mother, who died Nov. 4, 1970; her father, who died Aug. 8, 2008; and her grandparents, Charlie D. and Mattie Bolton Prather, and Hubert James and Nellie Frances Phillips Stocker.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Wirt Baptist Church. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and at the church Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Wirt Baptist Church. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.