John L. Straw, 77, passed
away Friday, Sept. 30, 2011
He was born Aug. 12, 1934 in GibsonCounty, the son of John and Sadie (Williams) Straw.
John retired from Old Ben
Coal Co., was a member of ABATE, Eagles 361 of Princeton and the Elks 634.
Survivors include five
daughters, Lana Boyle and Lori Sheridan of Owensville, LaDonna Straw of Petersburg, Misty Williams and Shannel
Whitehead of Princeton; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and
brother, Edward Straw of Princeton.
He was preceded in death by
his parents; brothers, George and Earl Straw; and sister, Naomi Williams.
Graveside services will be at
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011 at UpperHillsCemetery with Pastor Joe Sizemore officiating. Holders Funeral
Home is handling arrangements. Family and friends going to the cemetery are
asked to meet at the funeral home at