Obituaries 04/14/2022


Shirley Adams

  Shirley Adams, 84, of Georgetown, Ohio passed away surrounded by her loving family on April 10th, 2022 in Batavia, Ohio.

  She was born on December 24th, 1937 in Ripley County, Indiana, the daughter of the late Gilbert and Ruth Hehe.

  Shirley was a member of the Mt. Orab Bible Baptist Church. She loved to Garden, crafting, reading and Jigsaw Puzzles.

  Shirley is survived by her beloved husband of 60 years Frank Adams; by her loving children: Cheri (Roger) Green of Williamsburg, Ohio, Teresa George of Mt. Orab, Ohio, Mark (Chris) Adams of Loveland, Ohio, and Darrin (Susan) Adams of Cincinnati, Ohio.

  She is also survived by her adoring grandchildren: Jeremy (Cara) Green of Washington, Christopher (Brook) Green of Alabama, Matthew George of Mt. Orab, Ohio, Daniel (Shihwen) George of Cincinnati, Ohio, Jon (Renae) Hayes of Georgetown, Ohio, Lindsey Adams of Cincinnati, Ohio, Joel Adams of Webster, Texas, Emily Adams of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Katelyn Adams of Cincinnati, Ohio; by her cherished great grandchildren: Holly George, Mia George, and Ethan Hayes; by her caring siblings: Mary Lou Furnish of Vevay, Joe (Linda) Hehe of Vevay, Betty Joe Pavy of Indiana and Debbie Stewart of Vevay.

  Funeral Services were held on Saturday, April 16th, at the Bible Baptist Church in Mt. Orab, Ohio with Pastor Ted House officiating. Family and friends were invited to pay their respects to the family prior to the beginning of the service at the church. Entombment followed at Graceland Memorial Gardens in Milford, Ohio.

  Megie Funeral Home is caring for the family during this difficult time.

Norris Curry, Sr.

  Norris Wayne Curry, Sr., 82, of Wadesville, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, March 31st, 2022 at his residence.

  Norris was born on June 27th, 1939 in Vevay, the son of Harland Wayne and Eleanor Harriet (Ackerman) Curry.

  He was a United States Air Force Veteran, and retired from the Defense Logistics Agency for the Federal Government.

  Surviving are his daughter: Dr. Elisabeth Buchanan (Jim) of Blue Ridge, Texas; his sons: Norris Wayne Curry, Jr., of South Bend, Indiana and Daniel Curry (Tammy) of Freeport Florida; his brother: James Price Curry (Carolyn) of Indianapolis, Indiana; his grandchildren: Tony Canul, Justin Canul, Lexy Curry and Ryley Curry; his great-grandchildren: Ella Canul and Reagan Canul; and his nieces and nephews: Tricia Murphy, Anna Wiggins, Darrick Wiggins, Jason Wiggins, Patrick Curry and Catherine Curry.

  Preceding him in death were his parents; and his wife: Suzanne Jean (Wiggins) Curry.

  Private services will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Indiana State Police Alliance Benevolence Fund, 1415 Shelby Street, Suite A, Indianapolis, Indiana 46203.

  Werry Funeral Homes is assisting the family during this difficult time.

William ‘Ike’ Jackson

  William Isaac “Ike” Jackson, 83, of Rising Sun, passed away on Saturday, April 9th, 2022.

  He was born on February 20th, 1939, in Aberdeen, Indiana, of the late William Henry and Elisabeth (Pate) Jackson.

  Ike was a past member of the Community Fellowship Church. Ike was a good baseball and softball player, and later following and attending his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren sporting events over the years.  He liked spending time with family and friends and was proud of his family.  Ike enjoyed good conversation with people and always had a good joke to share to bring out laughter, including Ike’s boisterous laugh all we remember.

  He also attended the Greendale First Church of Christ.

  He is survived by his four children: Terry Allen Jackson of Rising Sun, Brenda Lou (Dwayne) Griffin of Rising Sun, Gary Lee Jackson of Memphis, Tennessee, and Steven Lynn (Elisa) Jackson of West Lafayette, Indiana; by his brother, Wesley (Diane) Jackson of Greendale, Indiana; by his sister, Charlene Bennett of Rising Sun; by his 12 grandchildren: Jamie Greenbalm, Michelle Bastin, Kassie Clark, Cody Jackson, Lucas Jackson, Cheyanne Brewer, Seth Jackson, Cierra Heiniger, Sierra Sieracki, Hunter Jackson, Massimo Jackson, and Vittorio Jackson; and by his nine great-grandchildren.

  He was preceded in death by his parents, William Henry and Elisabeth Jackson; and by his wife, Judith Ann (Shelton) Jackson.

  Family and friends will be received on Thursday, April 14th, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun. Funeral services will follow the time of visitation at 1 p.m. with Pastor Tim Russell officiating.

  Interment will follow in the Rising Sun New Cemetery, Rising Sun.

  Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

James Moore, Jr.

  James  William Moore, Jr., 70, of Patriot, passed away on Thursday, April 7th, 2022 at St. Elizabeth Edgewood Hospital.

  James  was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on June 4th, 1951, the son of the late Francis Marie and James William Moore, Sr.

  He was the widower of Darlene  (Moody) Moore, who passed away in 2009. James and Darlene were married in 1978.

  James was a truck driver most of his life, and last worked for U.S. Express.

  James loved to go fishing with his kids and playing pool with Darlene. He also enjoyed singing and had written his own songs. James was an avid reader and had authored his own children’s book. James was a man of faith and devoted member of the Hope Baptist Church in Dillsboro, Indiana.

  James is survived by his two daughters: Vanessa Moore of Patriot and Mildred Lamdin of Riverview, Florida; by his two sons: James William Moore, III of Florida and Jimmy  Fuller of Cincinnati, Ohio; by his four grandchildren: Deserae Helton Yost, Cameron Helton, Hayden Helton and Kelsey Case; by his five great-grandchildren: Robert, Blayden, Kayden, Emmalyn and Braxton; by his sisters-in-law: Virginia McPeek and Janet Draper, both of Lawrenceburg, Indiana; by his brother-in-law, Paul Bradley (Diane) of Dillsboro, Indiana; by his three nieces: Ann Hollis, Sherry Jones and Sarah Marie; and by several other nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

  He was preceded in death by his parents; by his siblings; by his wife Darlene; and by his granddaughters: Shayla and Caitlyn Winkle.

  A Celebration of Life for James will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations may be made towards funeral expense.

  Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun is serving the family during this difficult time.