Obituaries week of 4/19/07


Galen S. Harris

Galen S. Harris, 89, of Sarasota, Florida, formerly of Patriot, passed away Wednesday, April 4th, in Florida.
He was born January 11th, 1918. He was a graduate of Purdue University and served as a Naval Officer during World War II. He was retired as an executive from CSX. He was an avid golfer and was a member of the Longboat Key Club. “Pop” was much loved and respected by his family and friends.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Frankie Farrar Harris; his sons, Mitchell Harris of Frederick, Maryland and Mark Harris of Atlanta, Georgia; his daughter, Gail Marvin of Hingham, Massachusetts; his brothers, James Harris of Florence and Elbert Harris of Ashland, Oregon; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Guy and Elizabeth Harris; his brother, Lloyd Harris; and his son, Michael Harris.
Services will be at Arlington National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to or the Guy S. Harris Scholarship.

Rev. Clyde Moreillon

Reverend Clyde Oliver Moreillon, 89, of Fairview, passed away Thursday, April 12th, at his home.
He was born August 2nd, 1917, in Bennington, the son of Milton and Mary Frances (Sedam) Moreillon, who both preceded him in death. He was a 1934 graduate of God’s Bible School in Cincinnati and a 1937 graduate of Frankfort Pilgrim College, Frankfort, Indiana. He was ordained in 1962. He was a retired minister at Rising Sun Wesleyan Church. He also served as minister for Pilgrim Holiness churches in Meca, Sanford, Gas City and Indianapolis, and Oblong and Onarga, Illinois, and Wesleyan churches in New Carlisle and Walkerton, Indiana and Joliet, Illinois. He attended Vevay and Rising Sun high schools. He was a member of East Enterprise Wesleyan Church. He also worked as a farmer, carpenter, plumber, commercial painter and coal miner.
On October 16th, 1943, he married Vernal Wilson, who preceded him in death.
Survivors include his daughter, Marilyn Goodner and husband Rolland of Fairview; and his sister, Hester Turner of North Bend, Ohio.
He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Mary Leona; his brothers, Paul, Otis, Merideth, and Charles Moreillon; and his sisters, Ruth Gulley, Anna Lackey and Lela Moreillon.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, April 16th, by Reverend Daniel Knapp at East Enterprise Wesleyan Church. Burial was in Rising Sun New Cemetery. Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun was in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the East Enterprise Wesleyan Church.

Christina Hornsby

Christina “Chrissy” (Davidson) Hornsby, 77, of East Enterprise, passed away Saturday, April 14th, at her home.
She was born December 31st, 1929, in Brutus, Kentucky, the daughter of Irvin and Chloe (Burns) Davidson. She was a homemaker and the family owned a dairy farm for several years. She also had worked at U.S. Shoe Corporation in Vevay and the Rising Sun Church of Christ Daycare. She was a faithful member of New Liberty Baptist Church near East Enterprise. Her greatest joy of all was serving the Lord and devoting time to her loving family. She loved to listen to her children, grandchildren and brothers sing and play their instruments. She loved sewing, knitting, cooking for everyone and spending time with her loving family. She always showed love and compassion by welcoming everyone into her home.
On January 6th, 1950, in Brutus, Kentucky she married Lomon Alex Hornsby, who survives.
Other survivors include her sons, Gary Hornsby and wife Barbara of Hanover, Andre Hornsby and wife Terry and Lester Hornsby and wife Iva, all of Rising Sun; her daughters, Pam Kreutzjans and husband Tim of Holton, Sheila Shaw and husband Ronnie of East Enterprise, and Edie Eads and husband Alan of Melbourne, Kentucky; her brothers, Clay Davidson of Oneida, Kentucky, Farris Davidson of Mason, Ohio, Marvin Davidson of Maineville, Ohio, and Dwight Davidson of Bullskin, Kentucky; her sister, Imogene Arnett of Maineville, Ohio; her grandchildren, Brian Hornsby and wife Missy, Kelli Schulz and husband Brian, Andrea May and husband Mike, Derrick Snyder, Andrew Kreutzjans, Kristen Hornsby, Courtney Snyder, Myles Hornsby, Erika Hornsby, Cameron Shaw and Chloe Eads; and her great-grandchildren, Sydney and Alyssa Hornsby and Dylan May.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, A.T., Fred, Dewey, and Evy; and her sister, Lena.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, April 18th, by Brian Schulz at New Liberty Baptist Church near East Enterprise. Burial was in New Liberty Cemetery near East Enterprise. Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun was in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to New Liberty Baptist Church.

Kyle Banschbach

Kyle Adam Banschbach, 21, of Aurora, formerly of Rising Sun, passed away Wednesday, April 11th.
He was born April 15th, 1985, in Lawrenceburg, the son of Mark Banschbach and Donna (Houze) Romans. He was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, Class of 2003. He was a painter for Dow-Corning in Ghent, Kentucky. He liked to hunt and fish and listen to music.
Survivors include his father, Mark Banschbach and wife Regina of Aurora; his mother, Donna Romans and husband Doug of Aurora; the love of his life, Brandy Brett of Rising Sun; his daughter, Mallery Banschbach of Rising Sun; his brothers, Hayes Banschbach of Cincinnati and Josh Banschbach of Milan; his sisters, Endea Sizemore and Sarah Bedel, both of Aurora; his nieces, Olivia Sizemore and Taylor Bedel; his nephew, Austin Bedel; his grandparents, John and Ella Houze and Bill and Pat Banschbach, all of Aurora, and Geneva Romans of Rising Sun.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 17th, by Evangelist Tommy Johnson at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery in Aurora. Memorial contributions may be made to the family.