Obituaries week of 6-10-10

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Paul Clark

Paul Archer Clark, 68, of Vevay, passed away at 8:55 p.m. Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010, at Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.

He was born September 3rd, 1941, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, the son of Darwin L. and Thelma (Broadwell) Clark, who both preceded him in death. He was raised in Vevay where he resided his entire life except for a few years that he resided in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a 1959 graduate of Vevay High School and served for three years in the Indiana National Guard.

He was a lifelong member of Ruter Chapel United Methodist Church in Vevay where he served in the choir for many years. He was a long-time performing member of the Vevay Music Club. He was a former manager for Brad’s Furniture in Vevay for over 20 years.

Survivors include his sister, Edna Pearl Spencer and husband John W. “Jack” Spencer of Columbus, Ohio; his nephews, Ralph and Nick Spencer; his great-nephews, Tyler, Brad and Chaz Spencer; his great-niece, Christy Spencer; and several cousins.

He was also preceded in death by his older brother, Dilver Clark who died of leukemia as a child; and his four grandparents.

Funeral services were conducted by Reverend Tammy Roberts Saturday, June 12th, at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial was in Vevay Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.haskellandmorrison.com.

Huey Martin

Huey Ray Martin, 63, of Vevay, passed away at 6 a.m. Sunday, June 6th, 2010, at his home.

He was born June 9th, 1946, in Hamilton, Ohio, the son of William H. Martin and Helen Eileen (York) Martin Collins, who both preceded him in death. He was raised in Hooven, Ohio, and was a 1964 graduate of Western Hills High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was inducted into the U.S. Air Force on February 10th, 1965, in Cincinnati, Ohio, rising to the rank of Airman Basic, serving during the Vietnam War. He w as honorably discharged from service on February 9th, 1966, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

He was united in marriage on December 2nd, 1971, in Jellico, Tennessee, to Judith Kay Flynn. Unto this union a son and four daughters arrived to bless their home.

He was employed for 22 years with the Joseph E. Seagram’s Distillery in Lawrenceburg, retiring in 2007. He was formerly employed in surveillance with Belterra Casino Resort and Spa. He was a member of the United Food and Commercial Worker’s Union Local #13 in Lawrenceburg and Vevay Assembly Church in Vevay. He will be remembered for his love of golf and computers, but most of all for his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Judy K. Martin of Vevay; his son, James Martin of Vevay; his daughters, Becky Meyerhoff and husband Michael of Vevay, Rachel Compton and husband Doug of Vevay, Angie Simone and husband Jim of Raleigh, North Carolina, and Jenny Bacon and husband Bobby of Vevay; his grandchildren, Brianne, Chaithy, Chyna, Michael, Luke, Gabby and Elijah; his great-grandson, Ezra Dayadharum; and his brother, Samuel Collins of Birmingham, Alabama.

He was also preceded in death by his stepfather, Herb Collins.

Funeral services will be conducted by Reverend Kenny and Carolyn Miller and Brother Larry Jones at 10 a.m. today (Thursday, June 10th) at Vevay Assembly Church in Vevay. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery. Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until service time today (Thursday, June 10th) at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Gideon’s Memorial Bibles or to the family. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.haskellandmorrison.com.

Barbara F. Cole

Barbara F. (Pickett) Cole, 81, of Indianapolis, formerly of Vevay, passed away at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, June 3rd, 2010, in Indianapolis.

She was born April 22nd, 1929, in Vevay, the daughter of Tilley and Mary (Johnson) Pickett, who both preceded her in death. She was raised in Vevay and was a 1947 graduate of Vevay High School. She had resided in Indianapolis since 1949 where she enjoyed raising her family, reading and music.

She was united in marriage on June 4th, 1947, in Madison, to Robert M. “Bob” Cole. Unto this union three daughters and a son arrived to bless their home.

Survivors include her son, Robert M. Cole, Jr., and wife Judy of Indianapolis; her daughters, Mary Hensley and husband Emery of Indianapolis, Sue Norris of Indianapolis, and Lucy Law of Brown County, Indiana; her foster son, Steve Beatty of Indianapolis; her grandchildren, Robin, Kevin, Carrie and John; her great-grandchildren, Meghan, Kirsten, Chris and Gracen; and her sister, Shirley Pickett of Indianapolis.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert M. “Bob” Cole on January 9th, 1995; her brother, Jim Pickett; and her son-in-law, Jim Norris.

Funeral services will be conducted by Reverend Ronald Sandidge at 1 p.m. today (Thursday, June 10th) at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time today (Thursday, June 10th) at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Switzerland County Animal Shelter. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.haskellandmorrison.com.

Imogene Walker

Imogene Walker, 89, of Springfield Township in Ohio, formerly of Vevay, passed away Sunday, June 6th, 2010.

She was born May 20th, 1921, in Corbin, Kentucky.

She was the wife of the late Sam Walker.

She was the mother of the late Kenneth Walker (Judy), Thomas Walker (Janice) of near Florence, Linda Patrick (Arthur), Judy Hadley (Ron), Clarence Matlock, the late Shirley Ann and Sammy.

Her grandchildren include Janet Kay Truitt (Andy) of near Vevay, Kenny Patrick (Kelly), Crystal Parham (Joe) of near Vevay, Kevin Hadley, Jessica Walker and Jena McClannahan (Tim). She has 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters.

Visitation will be held today (Thursday, June 10th) from 10 a.m. to noon at Neidhard Gillen Funeral Home, 7401 Hamilton Avenue, Mt. Healthy, with funeral services to follow at noon. Burial will be in Crown Hill Memorial Park. Donations can be made to Hospice of Cincinnati. Condolences to www.neidhardgillenfuneralhome.com.

Velma D. Henry

Velma D. Henry, 83, of rising Sun, passed away at 9 p.m. Saturday, June 5th, 2010, at her residence.

She was born May 26th, 1927, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of the late Emma Lee (Sparks) and John Samuel Field. She attended Rising Sun Church of Christ. She worked as a school bus driver for Western Transportation in Cincinnati. She also worked as a cook for Quercus Grove School. She was a homemaker and a devoted mother and grandmother. She enjoyed playing bingo.

On November 22nd, 1951, she married Linton Henry, who died on November 2 9th, 1993.

Survivors include her daughter, Arphie Arlene “Tina” (Bud) Smith of East Enterprise; her son, John (Linda) Cann II, of East Enterprise; her grandchildren, Emma Ruth Bolton Hodge and Joseph of East Enterprise, Michael Matthew Marsh (Catrina) of Germany, James Linton Smith (Rita) of East Enterprise, John Cann III of East Enterprise, Tina Rae Lyn Henry of Greensburg, and Brian Levell of East Enterprise; her great-grandchildren, Zachary, Amanda and Jacob Bolton, Jocelyn and Trevor Hodge, Ashely, Tanner and Jenna Marsh, Courtney and Peyton Cann; her sister, Edna Brown of Maysville, Kentucky; and her brother, Ray Field of Lawrenceburg.

She was also preceded in death by her son, Linton Ray Henry; her brothers, George, Jack and Dudley Field; and her sisters, Ella Mae Shields and Alma Slone.

Funeral services were conducted by Brother Greg Matthew Wednesday, June 9th, at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun. Burial was in New Liberty Cemetery near East Enterprise. The family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society.

James Spradlin

James Thomas Spradlin, 80, of Rising Sun, passed away at 6:55 a.m. Friday, June 4th, 2010, at Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg.

He was born August 20th, 1929, in Paintsville, Kentucky, the son of Junior Spradlin and June (Blevins) Dameron. He was a retired laborer.

He is survived by his sister, Betty Massong and husband George of Rising Sun.

Funeral services are private at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Rising Sun New Cemetery. Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun is in charge of arrangements.