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EVANSVILLE COURIER PRESS I THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2002 www.myinky.com/ecp/obits/ LOCAL Bertha Crowder Bertha E. Crowder, 94, of Evansville, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Good Samaritan Home. She was active at Immanuel Presbyterian Church. She is survived by 2 daughters, Delores Rowans and Marilyn Solliday; 3 brothers, George Benner, Melvin Benner and Malcolm Benner; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Ray Crowder, who died in 1992, a daughter, Ruth Siemers, who died in 1985, a brother, Wilford and sister, Marie Kunkler.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2002, at Browning Funeral Home, with Rev. R. Gene Sloat officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2002, at Browning Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Tri-State Multiple Sclerosis Association, Inc. Mary Grimwood Mary Elizabeth Grimwood, 95, died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at Deaconess Hospital. Mary attended the Bible Center Cathedral.

She was a former member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. She was formerly employed with DeJong's Retail Stores. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Grimwood, who died in 1989. Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law, Donald and Barbara Grimwood of Evansville and Clarence "Rick" and Sylvia Grimwood of Evansville; grandchildren, Debbie Hahn, Steve Grimwood, Terri Danks, Roxanne Sheckells, Jennifer Thomas, Mark Grimwood and Ricky Grimwood; 8 great-grandchildren; and a great-greatgranddaughter.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2002, at Browning Funeral Home, Rev. Everett Freels officiating. Burial will be in McCutchanville Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m.

today, March 7, 2002, at Browning Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Wesleyan Church. Carl McCool Carl L. McCool, 64, of Evansville, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at St. Mary's Medical Center.

He retired in 1988 from CSX Railroad as an engineer after 27 years. Surviving are his sister, Madonna Schafer. There will be no services or visitation at Alexander Funeral Home East Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association. John Moeller John R.

Moeller, 91, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at the McCurdy Health Care. John was a meteorologist and graduate of New York University. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. John enjoyed water-skiing and snow-skiing. He is survived by a nephew, Walter Stephens of Evansville; a great-niece who cared for him, Jane Hackert of Evansville; and several other great-nieces and great-nephews.

Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2002, at Browning Funeral Home, continued at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, the Rev. Eugene Dewig officiating, with burial in St. Matthew's Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Ind.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. until service time, Friday, March 8, 2002, at Browning Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand, Indiana. DIRECTORYLOCAL will ILLINOIS Bertha Crowder The Evansville Courier Press publishes number grandchildren.

Occupation Hazel Allison of be obituaries with basic information at no charge listed. And one memorial contribution may be Evansville The free listed. Carmi as a public service to the community. Mary Grimwood obituaries will consist of name, including maiden Paid obituaries, which allow additional bio- Beatrice Coffey Evansville name, age, city, date of death, day, place and graphical details, photographs or other identify- Lawrenceville Carl McCool time of funeral. Survivors are mother, father, ing emblems, are published according to a fee Harry Corcoran Evansville spouse, siblings, children, grandparents and schedule available from area funeral homes.

Springerton John Moeller Darrell Hodson Evansville Larry Dillon Esther McCamment Vera Pettie Crystal Waddle Harrisburg Lorena Smith Washington Washington Sturgis Madisonville Lorene Langford Evansville James Falls Helen Yates Katie Petty Joe Wells Sr. Newton Donald Strader Cannelton Washington Princeton Owensboro David Owens Evansville Marie Hagman KENTUCKY Paul Stevens Pearl Williams Harrisburg Mary Vasseur Tell City Bobby Calloway Salem Madisonville Sarah Terrell Evansville Mary Jones Hawesville Allene Stone Mary Winstead Carmi INDIANA Washington Pauline Conway Henderson Beulah Robert Bechtel Mark Judge Calhoun Alice Tapp Princeton Henderson Bicknell Lorena Smith Lorena P. Smith, 92, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Surviving are three daughters, Clara C.

Wilkins, Mickey R. Smith and Lisa R. Vowels; two sons, Bruce and Cecil; and 19 grandchildren. Services 9:30 a.m. Friday at Alexander Funeral Home East Chapel, continuing at 10 a.m.

at St. Mary's Catholic Church, burial in Oak Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the church.

Donald Strader Donald "Don" Strader, 60, of Evansville, died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at St. Mary's Medical Center. He retired from Ironworkers Local 103 and had owned Don's Workshop in Henderson, Ky. Surviving are a daughter, Melissa Strader; a sister, Faye Harlan; and a brother, Kenneth. Services 1 p.m.

Friday at Briar Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Bremen, burial in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home in Henderson, and after 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to St.

Anthony's Hospice. Mary Vasseur Mary Helen (Carter) Vasseur, 74, formerly of Evansville, died at her residence on Wednesday, March 6, 2002, in Coconut Creek, Fla. Mary retired from Public Supermarket, where she had worked as a bookkeeper for 30 years. She was a graduate of Reitz High School in 1946 and moved to Florida, in 1961. She was a member of Grace Brethren Church in Florida.

She is survived by sons, William Vasseur of Coconut Creek, and Larry Vasseur of Tamarac, sisters, Albertha (Carter) Scott and Maizell (Carter) Kloke, both of Evansville; grandchildren, Michelle Blackwood, Michael Vasseur and Jennifer and Jeffery Vasseur; and a great-granddaughter, Chelsea Blackwood. She is preceded in death by her mother, Gertrude Carter, in 1999 and her father, Emmett Carter, in 1988. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2002, at Kraeer Funeral Home in Pompano Beach, Fla. Burial will be in Pompano Beach, Fla.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. today, March 7, 2002, at Kraeer Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice. Browning Funeral Home is handling local arrangements.

FUNERALS Dr. Samuel Harmon Dr. Samuel R. Harmon, 82, services 2 p.m. today at Stewart Funeral Home in Scottsburg, burial in Scottsburg Cemetery.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to service time. Pierre Funeral Home is handling local arrangements. David Knepper David L. Knepper, 50, services 9 a.m.

Friday at Alexander East Chapel, entombment at Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today. Also surviving is his father and stepmother, Paul and Shirley Knepper; and a half sister, Gretchen Daniels. Morgan's Funeral Home, burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. today. Paul Stevens SALEM Paul E. Stevens, 42, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Crittenden Hospital. Surviving are his wife, Angie; two daughters, Miranda and Kristin Stevens; a son, James; two sisters, Carol Franks and Barbara Adams; and two brothers, Richard and Kenneth.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Gilbert Funeral Home, cremation to follow the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Ailene Stone HENDERSON Ailene Stone, 72, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Methodist Hospital. She retired as the manager of the Henderson Downtown Motel. Surviving are a son, David three sisters, Eulah Gammon, Fannie Williams Hanson and Anita Jenson; a brother, Alva Wayne Walton; and five grandchildren.

Services 2 p.m. Sunday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home, burial in Fairmont Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. to service time.

Memorial contributions may James Wallace James E. Wallace, 77, services 11 a.m. Saturday at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel, burial in Oak Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Brenda Webster Brenda J. Webster, 46, services 11 a.m. today at Memorial Baptist Church, burial in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mason Bros. Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Also surviving is her mother, Ardia Alexander. Willie White Willie M. White, 73, services 11 a.m. Friday at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, burial in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today, with a 7 p.m. wake service at the church. Alexander East Chapel is handling arrangements. INDIANA Robert Bechtel BICKNELL Robert Lee Bechtel, 63, died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at Freelandville Community Home.

He was a commercial truck driver. Surviving are his sons, Robbie and Danny; and a brother, John L. Services 1 p.m. EST Friday at Wampler-Shaw Funeral Home, burial pending with military rites. Friends may call from noon to service time.

Larry Dillon WASHINGTON Larry Lester Dillon, 58, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. He was a driller with Drilling in Montgomery. Surviving are his wife, Brenda; a daughter, Lisa Dillon; a son, Larry Matthew; a sister, Nina Lou Ferrero; a brother, Jackson and two grandchildren. Services 2 p.m. EST Friday at Gill Funeral Home, burial in St.

John's Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Friday. James Falls CANNELTON James Arthur Falls, 86, died Sunday, March 3, 2002, at his home.

He was a retired carpenter. Surviving are three sisters, Emma Lou' Richards, Chambles Robenson and Ruby Couty; and a brother, Bill. Services 10 a.m. Friday at Gibson Son Funeral Home in Hawesville, burial in Easton (Ky.) Cemetery. Friends may call after 3 p.m.

today. Marie Hagman TELL CITY Marie (James) Hagman, 93, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Surviving are a son, Paul two half-brothers, Marvin and Mayfield James; and nine grandchildren. Services 11 a.m. EST Friday at St.

Augustine Catholic Church, burial in the church cemetery. Friends may call 2 to 8 p.m. today, with a 6 p.m. prayer service, and from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

at Huber Funeral Home Tell City Chapel. Mary Jones WASHINGTON Mary Thelma Jones, 59, died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at Washington Nursing Center. Surviving are her mother, Jennie L. Yarbrough; and a sister, Shirley Yarbrough. Services will be at 1 p.m.

EST Saturday at Gill Funeral Home, burial in Goodwill Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and after 10 a.m. Saturday. Mark Judge PRINCETON Mark Stephen Judge, 52, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, a at his home.

He worked for Bradford Supply as an oil field pump repairman for more than 24 years. Surviving are his wife of 19 years, Nelda; a daughter, Jessica Judge; a son, Jeremy; his mother, Bettye Judge; two sisters, Raejean Borison and Bobbe Rhodes; and a brother, Klay. Services 1 p.m. Friday at Colvin Funeral Home, burial in Walnut Hill Cemetery in Fort Branch, with military rites. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m.

today. Esther McCamment WASHINGTON Esther Victoria McCamment, 88, died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at the home of her daughter, Brenda Stradner. She had helped operate a grocery store. Also surviving are her twin sister, Essie Lunderman and a sister, Fleta Osha; and three grandchildren. Services 10:30 a.m.

EST Saturday at Gill Funeral Home, burial in Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to service time. Memorial contributions may be made to Lincoln Trails Hospice.

Helen Yates WASHINGTON Helen S. Yates, 92, died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at Daviess Community Hospital. She was a caseworker for the Daviess County Welfare Department for 25 years. Surviving are two daughters, Karla Daubenspeck and Jill Schweikarth; two sisters, Benola Dupps and Roberta Wall; a brother, Woodie Chappell; and six grandchildren. Services will be private, burial in Bethany Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. EST today at Gill Funeral Home. INDIANA FUNERALS SOMERVILLE Mary Kathryn (Hunt) Buck, 80, graveside services 11:30 a.m. today in Somerville Cemetery. LambBasham Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

TELL CITY Blanche E. Hornal, 79, graveside services 10 a.m. EST Friday in Greenwood Cemetery. Friends may call from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Friday at Huber Funeral Home Tell City Chapel.

BOONVILLE Esther A. Pankey, 97, services 1 p.m. today at Simpson Funeral Home Newburgh Chapel, burial Newburgh's Rose Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to service time.

Also surviving is his granddaughter, Amanda. Her husband, Carl Gentry, preceded her in death in 1971. CANNELTON Natalie E. (Coyle) Pfeiffer, 76, services 10 a.m. EST today at St.

Michael Catholic Church, burial in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 8 to 9:30 a.m. today at Huber Funeral Home Cannelton Chapel. WASHINGTON Anneta (Bauer) Robling Potts, 86, services 1 p.m. Friday EST at Har- ALEXANDER FUNERAL HOMES CEMETERIES CREMATORY PRE-PLANNING CENTER 424-5600 www.dignitymemorial.com ris Funeral Home, burial in Otwell Cemetery, Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m.

today and from 8 a.m. to service time. TELL CITY Mildred J. (Davis) Riley, 68, services 11 a.m. EST today at Zoerc Funeral Home, burial in Greenwood Cemetery.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to service time. VINCENNES Bonnie Dolores (Manning) Stephens, 92, services 10 a.m. today at Gardner-Brockman Funeral Home, burial in Memorial Park Cemetery. KENTUCKY Bobby Calloway HAWESVILLE Bobby Calloway, 47, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002 at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City, Ind.

He was a farmer. Surviving are his wife, Judy; a daughter, Tempy Calloway; his mother, Ruby Hall; two sisters, Betty Jewell Brown and Carolyn Purcell; and three brothers, Jesse, Johnny and Charlie. Services 2 p.m. Saturday at Gibson Son Funeral Home, burial in Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 10 a.m.

to service time. Pauline Conway CALHOUN Pauline White Conway, 86, died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at Riverside Manor Health Care Center. She had been a teacher in the Union County public school system. Surviving are a daughter, Lisa Melloy; three sisters, Edith Bussey, Louise Kindred and Mildred Snyder; and three grandchildren. Services 1 p.m.

Saturday at Muster Funeral Home Calhoun Chapel, burial in Pythian Ridge Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to service time. Memorial contributions may be made to Family Resource Center's "Christmas for Kids." Vera Pettie STURGIS Vera Lee Shelton Pettie, 73, died Monday, March 4, 2002, at St.

Mary's Medical Center in Evansville. Surviving are her husband, the Rev. David Pettie; four daughters, Sharon Combs, Clara Caldwell, Zelinda Fellows and Vanessa Chambers; two stepdaughters, Mary Wright and Joyce Morris; a son, Edgie Burks three stepsons, David Kenneth and Keith Pettie; and six grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Sterling Cumberland Presbyterian Church, burial in High Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call after 5 p.m. Friday, with a wake service from 6 to 8 p.m. at the church. Mason Brothers Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements. Katie Petty PRINCETON Katie (VanZant) Petty, 94, died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at Princeton Health Care Manor.

Surviving are three daughters, Margarette Nebbia, Doris Hunt and Beverly Burnam; and eight grandchildren. Services 10 a.m. Friday at be made to Diabetes Research Association. Alice Tapp HENDERSON Alice Faye Cosby Tapp, 55, died Monday, March 4, 2002, at Methodist Hospital. Surviving are her husband, Kenneth three daughters, Debbie Cosby and Georgia Renee and Joy Tapp; five sons, Reggie Cosby and Kenneth Donald, Timmy and Troy Tapp; four sisters, Vivian Burks, Georgia Wells, Barbara Daniels and Mary Tapp; a brother, Purtis Cosby; and 13 grandchildren.

Services 11 a.m. Saturday at Seventh Street Baptist Church, burial in Fernwood Cemetery. Friends may call after 5 p.m., with a wake from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the church. Mason Brothers Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Crystal Waddle MADISONVILLE Crystal "Cris" Bash (Girdler) Waddle, 82, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Madisonville Regional Medical Center. Surviving are a daughter, Joy Waddle; five sons, David Richard John Jeff and Tim a sister, Doris Iddings; and 16 grandchildren. Services 2 p.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church, burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m.

Friday at BarnettStrother Funeral Home and after 1 p.m. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the church. Joe Wells Sr. OWENSBORO Joe Billy Wells 67, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Owensboro Mercy Health System.

He was a bricklayer. Surviving are a daughter, Shelly Higdon; four stepdaughters, June Girten, Cindy Bartley, Carol Ann Shepherd and Tammy Miller; three sons, Joe Billy Kitchell and Jeff; three sisters, Jewell Oost, Gwen Midkiff and Gertrude Leonard; and 16 grandchildren. Services noon Friday at James H. Davis Funeral Home, burial in Sorgho at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m.

to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to service time. Pearl Williams MADISONVILLE Pearl Mae (Almon) Williams, 81, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at her home. Surviving are her husband, Gus Arnold Williams; three See OBITUARIES on Page B5 REAL Custom Fit Hearing Aids at REAL Prices! Close to Wholesale.

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