July 2, 3003
Henry, 95, of Sturgis, died at 9:35 p.m., June 29, 2003, at Henry Ford Wyandotte
Hospital in Wyandotte, Michigan.
two sons, Joseph Henry of California and Thomas Henry of Commerce, Mich.; two
sisters Mary Ruark of Salem, Ky., and Nora Sheldon of Holt, Mich.; and one granddaughter.
will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 3 at Pythian Ridge Cemetery. There will
be no visitation at the funeral home.
Norton, 84, of Evansville, Ind., died June 29, 2003 at her residence.
Mrs. Norton was
born July 7, 1918 in Webster County to Jess and Cordie Gibson. She was a homemaker
and very active in the Lighthouse Guild for the blind for many years. She was
an active member of Washington Avenue Church of Christ for over 60 years.
She was preceded
in death by her husband of 42 years, James Edwin Norton in 1978; a sister Oma
Taylor in 1982; and a brother Toy Gibson in 1986.
Donneita E. Fenton and her husband Scott of Greenwood, Ind.; a son, Robert Ed
Norton and his wife Karen, of Los Angeles, Calif.; two grandchildren and their
spouses; and five great-grandsons.
will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, July 3, at Washington Avenue Church of Christ,
4001 Washington Avenue, in Evansville. Stephen Rogers will officiate. Burial
will be in the Odd Fellow Cemetery in Clay.
Friends may call
from 5 till 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 2 at Alexander East Chapel.
be made on-line at www.mem.com.
Compton, 87, of Evansville, Ind., formerly of Hanson, died at 4:03 p.m.,
Saturday, June 28, 2003.
Mr. Compton was
a semi truck driver for T.L.I. Trucking in St. Louis and worked for 31 years
for Ohio Valley Container and Inland Container.
He was born April
17, 1936 in Hanson, to Artie Lee and Christine Mae (Gish) Compton.
He was preceded
in death by his mother Christine Compton in 1993.
his father Artie Lee Compton of Sacramento, Ky.; two daughters Brenda and her
husband Bobby Alvey of Morganfield and Julie Alexander of Henderson; his companion
for more than 20 years, Wanda Tucker of Evansville; and four grandchildren,
Kelsey, Kaitlin and Kristin Alvey, all of Morganfield and Casey Speakes of Evansville.
were held Tuesday July 1 at the Chapel of Harris Funeral Home in Madisonville
with Rev. Zach Hibbs officiating. Burial was in the Hanson Cemetery in Hanson.
Smith, infant son of Kana Renfro and Lance Smith of Madisonville, died at
4;27 a.m., Thursday June 26, 2003 at Methodist Hospital Henderson.
He was preceded
in death by grandparents, Howard Renfro and Maurice Smith.
In addition to
his parents he is survived by two brothers, Kevin and Jonathan; maternal grandmother,
Nancy Renfro of Madisonville; Paternal grandmother Cathy Jo Smith of Sturgis;
great-grandparents, Ed and Margaret Dempsey of Sturgis and Maurice and Anna
Smith of Pleasant Grove, Utah.
were held Friday, June 27 at Old Bethel Cemetery in Union County with Rev. Joey
Mary Jane Holeman,
83, of Sturgis, died at 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 25 2003 at National Health
Care in Greenville, S.C.
Mrs. Holeman was
a graduate of Ward Belmont College and a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church
in Sturgis. She liked antiques, bridge and was an avid reader and enjoyed the
She was preceded
in death by her husband J.B. Holeman in 1998; and a son Andrew Bennett Holeman
three children, J.B. Holeman Jr., of Greer, S.C., a daughter, Janis Reynolds
of Charleston, W.Va., and a son John V. Holeman of Sturgis; one sister, Cynthia
Lewis of Scott, Ark.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
were held Saturday, June 28, at Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Rev. Rebecca
Salisbury officiating. Burial was in the Pythian Ridge Cemetery.
may be made to the Cumberland Presbyterian Church or to the Sturgis Public Library.
Curry, 81, of Summerville, S.C., formerly of Union County, died Saturday,
June 21, 2003.
Mr. Curry served
in World War II as a Navy pilot. He, his father, brother and nephew were active
in the Harness Horse Business for a number of years.
his wife Mildred D. Curry, one niece and one nephew.
Taylor Ray Barnes,
27, of Lawrenceville, Ga., died Friday, June 20, 2003.
A native of Morganfield,
Mr. Barnes was a shift manager for Steak and Shake on Pleasant Hill Road.
his mother Bonnie Warren and a sister, Khristal Barnes, both of Jacksonville,
include his father and stepmother Mike and Carol Barnes of Sturgis.
A memorial service
was held Saturday, June 28 in the Bill Head Funeral Home Lilburn/Tucker chapel.
may be made to the American Heart Association.