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Obituaries


Source: Osgood Journal
Edition: April 8, 2008

Nancy Pearl Bowling
Nancy Pearl Bowling, 86, of Versailles, passed away on Saturday, April 5, 2008 at her home. She was born at Oneida in Clay County, Kentucky, on October 25, 1921, the daughter of Elza and Minnie Webb. She was married to Sulvan Bowling on September 28, 1943 and he preceded her in death on August 13, 1974.
Survivors include four sons, Richard (Diana) Bowling of Lebanon, Ohio, Sulvan Bowling, Jr. of Dillsboro, Michael (Barbra) Bowling of French Lick, and James (Vonda) Bowling of Moorefield; one daughter Betty Jo (Gene) Copeland of Breckenridge, Colorado; 16 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and one sister, Elva Reed of Oneida, Kentucky. She was preceded in death by her parents, several brothers and sisters, and her grandson, Michael Bowling, Jr.
Mrs. Bowling was a 1939 graduate of the Oneida Baptist Institute and attended the Fugaci School of Business in Lexington. She was a member of the Trinity Christian Center in Lawrenceburg and attended the Washington Baptist Church in Elrod. She was a former employee of the Delaney Wood Heel Factory in Versailles and retired in 1997 and 21 years as a cook at the South Ripley Elementary School in Versailles.
Funeral services are being held today, Tuesday, April 8 at 11 a.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Pastor Bob Brigman of the Trinity Christian Center officiating. Burial will be in the Washington Cemetery in Elrod. Memorials may be given to the Hospice of King’s Daughters’ Hospital or the Trinity Christian Center in care of the funeral home.
Mildred A. (Nettie) Brunner
Mildred A. (Nettie) Brunner, 82, of Indianapolis, formerly of Versailles, passed away on March 25, 2008. She was married to Glenn T. Brunner who preceded her in death in 1980.
Survivors include daughters: Mary L. Mathis, Bonnie S. Cornn, Janet Christie, Tammy Brunner; sons: David Brunner and John Brunner; 17 grandchildren and 39 great grandchildren.
Services were held on Saturday, March 29 at St. Monica Catholic Church in Indianapolis and St. John Catholic Church in Osgood with burial at the Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison.
Lillian B. Wallpe
Lillian B. Wallpe, 85, of Batesville, passed away on Wednesday, April 2, 2008. Funeral services were held on Saturday, April 5. The family requests memorials be given to Batesville EMS 10 or the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Weigel Funeral Home in Batesville was in charge of arrangements.
Lori Grahl
Lori Grahl, 36, of Aurora, passed away on Saturday, April 5, 2008. Visitation is being held today, Tuesday, from 5-8 p.m. at Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home in Milan. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Hogan Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the family. Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home in Milan is in charge of arrangements.
Georgia Lee Centers
Georgia Lee Centers, 62, of Rising Sun, passed away on Sunday, April 6, 2008 at her home. She was born on September 27, 1945 at Batesville the daughter of Everett and Betty Jean Stoneking Cox. She married Donald Centers on October 13, 2007 and he survives.
Other survivors include one daughter, Rae Jean Auterson and husband, Michael of Versailles; one sister, Connie Dytmire of South Carolina; two brothers, Paul Cox and Manis Cox both of Florida; two half-brothers Ralph Breeding and Andy Breeding, both of South Carolina. She was preceded in death by her son Randall Wayne Nealis, her parents, and her brother Damon Cox.
Mrs. Centers was a 1964 graduate of Holton High School. She was employed with Grand Victoria Casino in Rising Sun and had been formerly employed with SETA and the Ripley County Welfare Department. She was a member of the Holton Christian Church, Versailles Chapter of the Eastern Star, and the Rising Sun American Legion Auxiliary.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 10 at 11 a.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Rev. James Byerly of the Tyson United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in the Holton Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society, the Hospice of Decatur County, or the Holton Cemetery in care of the funeral home.
Diana Kay Craig
Diana Kay Craig, 54, of Guilford, passed away on Sunday, April 6, 2008. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 9 at 11 a.m. at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun. Burial will be in the Riverview Cemetery in Aurora. Visitation is today, Tuesday, from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Dearborn County Hospice. Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun is in charge of arrangements.
Ivan Franklin
Ivan Franklin, 77, of Elrod, passed away on Monday, April 7, 2008, at the Waters of Dillsboro. Services are pending at Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home in Milan.
Louise Clark
Louise Clark, 64, of Osgood, passed away on April 3, 2008 at her residence. She was born on January 13, 1944 in Covington, Kentucky, the daughter of Johnnie and Myrtle Poindexter Hammons. She married Lester Clark, Sr., and he preceded her in death.
Survivors include daughter, Lisa Quade, of Osgood; sons, Lester Clark, Jr., of Osgood and James Dornbusch of Covington, Ky.; six grandchildren: Rick, Jennifer, and Eli Eckerle and Jeremy, Daniel and Matthew Dornbusch; four step-grandchildren: Nona King, Andrew Oaldon, Christopher Oaldon and John Batterton; one great grandchild; five step-great grandchildren; sister, June Goff of Burnell, Fl.; and brothers, Bill Hammons of Osgood and Clarence Hammons of Burnell, Fl. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and nine sisters and brothers.
Mrs. Clark was a homemaker.
Funeral services were held on Monday, April 7 at Cook Funeral Home with Joe Owens, Osgood, officiating. Burial was in the Adams Lutheran Church Cemetery in Batesville. Cook Funeral Home in Sunman was in charge of arrangements.
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