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July 10, 2019

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The Press-Dispatch Wednesday, July 10, 2019 C-7 OBITUARIES Submit obituaries: Call: 812-354-8500 Email: or bring in a hard copy: 820 E. Poplar Street, Petersburg Deadline: 5 p.m. on Monday Obituary Deadline 5 p.m. Every Monday REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS Norbert Schmitt PR and Estate of Roger A. Schmitt unsupervised convey to Norbert Schmitt as successor trustee and Roger A. Schmitt revocable trust, real estate as recorded in Pike County. Norbert Schmitt successor trustee of the Roger A. Schmitt revocable trust con- veys to Chris R. Schmitt, Jennifer R. Wer- ner and Alissa K. Haaff, real estate as re- corded in Pike County. Dustin P. Galloway conveys to Randall Criss and Arletha Criss, real estate as re- corded in Pike County. Lori L. Meyne Living Trust DTD 3/11/2014 and David R. Meyne Trust DTD 3/11/2014 quitclaim to Jacob Hibbs, real estate as recorded in Pike County. Larry G. Hilsmeyer conveys to Kevin Lubbehusen and Tamara Lubbehusen, re- al estate as recorded in Pike County. David M. Barrett quitclaims to Arlene J. Barrett, real estate as recorded in Pike County. Arlene J. Barrett and Andrew B. Sulli- van convey to Haley A. Sullivan, real es- tate as recorded in Pike County. Nancy Sue Davis conveys to Jeffrey R. Davis, real estate as recorded in Pike County. John M. Johnson conveys to Colton James Brittain, real estate as recorded in Pike County. Sheriff of Pike County and Darlene Conrad convey to Rural Housing Service and United States Department of Agri- culture, real estate as recorded in Pike County. Sweetwater Leasing, LLC conveys to Sweetwater Leasing, LLC and Elmer W. Buchta, Jr., manager, real estate as re- corded in Pike County. Sweetwater Leasing, LLC conveys to Sweetwater Leasing, LLC and Elmer W. Buchta, Jr., manager, real estate as re- corded in Pike County. John E. McKinney and Reyna A. Schae- fer convey to Aaron Gerth and Melissa G. Smoot, real estate as recorded in Pike County. Randall L. Smith and Bonita S. Smith convey to Friends of the Patoka River Na- tional Wildlife Refuge and Management Area, Inc., real estate as recorded in Pike County. Ivan V. Mason, Jr. conveys to Shirley J. Crecelius, Gloria J. Mason and Linda L. Weitkamp, real estate as recorded in Pike County. Richard E. Meinhart and Myra J. Mein- hart convey to Travis S. Meinhart, real es- tate as recorded in Pike County. Tyler Flick conveys to Trailer Sales, LLC, real estate as recorded in Pike County. Joseph G. Henson and Debra Henson convey to Dustin Michael Morton, real es- tate as recorded in Pike County. Frank Joseph Amos and Beth Ann Amos convey to Caleb M. Cherry, real estate as recorded in Pike County. Winslow-Muren Church of God quit- claims to Muren Church of God, Inc., real estate as recorded in Pike County. Ronald G. Tapp conveys to Pamela J. Huff and Katie L. Thompson, real estate as recorded in Pike County. Lance M. Capozella conveys to James E. Lawrence and Megan M. Lawrence, real estate as recorded in Pike County. Sharon Carlisle conveys to City of Pe- tersburg, real estate as recorded in Pike County. Kimberly J. Benefiel conveys to City of Petersburg, real estate as recorded in Pike County. The Experts Are More Affordable Than You Might Think. Whether you're looking for a quick replacement or the benefits of an advanced, high-efficiency system, Carrier has the solution to fit your budget and comfort needs. ©Carrier Corporation 12/2016. HIGH EFFICIENCY COMFORT YOUR WAY PH: 812-743-2382 HEATING & AIR-CONDITIONING Perry ' s LLC Serving the area since 1950. Perry ' s Perry ' s 303 Breckinridge Rd, Monroe City Email: Craig Perry Vance Perry Chase Perry Earn more with Quality! 30 YEARS OF SERVICE Quality Drive-Away, Inc. needs CDL & Non-CDL drivers to drive new trucks, buses & RVs across North America. 20+ pickup locations. Must have DOT physical and be willing to keep logs. No DUIs in last 10 years, clean MVR. 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Dale, Indiana 812-937-4921 Local Representative RONALD WOODS 812-789-2009 FAY LAVERN WILLIS Fay Lavern Willis, 80, of Petersburg, entered rest on Friday, July 5, 2019, at her home. She was born on Aug. 30, 1938, to Elza D. Henson Sr. and Ruth (Doughty) Hen- son. She had worked at Mid- west Rubber for 25 years and was member of Calvary Holi- ness Church in Petersburg. She is survived by her children, Rick (Mary) Wil- lis, of Winslow, and Shle- na Willis, Tuwana Hill and Mike (Tina) Willis, all of Petersburg; grandchildren, Nick (Sara) Willis, Chris (Charity) Willis, Rachelle (Nathan) Poteet and Brooke Hill, all of Petersburg, and Justin (Brandi) Loveless, Jeremy (Cassie) Loveless and Matt (Carolyn) Willis, all of Winslow; great-grand- children, Kiersten Gish, Brittney Willis, Haven Roy, Ashton Loveless, Gavin Roy, Athalee Loveless, Chloe Willis, Julian Gish, Dan- ielle Willis, Jaelee Loveless, Tucker Loveless, Richard Willis, Brailen Willis, Jami Willis, Olivia Willis and Ne- vaeh Poteet. She was preceded in death by her parents; hus- band, Richard "Dick" Wil- lis; and a brother, Elza Hen- son, Jr. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. EDT, Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at the Lamb-Basham Memorial chapel, with Rev. Craig Line officiating. Burial followed in Cloin Cemetery near Petersburg. Visitation was from 4- 8 p.m. EDT Monday and from 9 a.m. until services on Tuesday at the Chapel. Family and friends may send messages of comfort to TOM MEADORS Tom Meadors, 83, passed away July 6, 2019, at Amber Manor in Petersburg. He was born November 18, 1935, to Lawrence and Mary (Garland) Meadors in Otwell. He worked and retired as a laborer for the Local #561 Union and was also a farm- er. He married his wife, Vi- olet Meadors, on March 21, 1969. He is survived by his wife, Violet Meadors; sons, Mitchell (Susie) Meadors, of Ormond Beach, Fla., and J.R. (Kim) Meadors, of Otwell; daughters, Vic- ki (Denny) Weisman, of Ot- well, Ruthie (Steve) Bar- rett, of Otwell, Donna ( Jerry Hodges) Miller, of Martins- ville, Jean Ann Garretson, of Evansville, Brandee (Chad) Mehringer, of Otwell, and Tenny (Redouane Wahid) Murray, of Hampton, Va.; grandchildren, Craig Weis- man, Ashley Kutch, Ethan Meadors, Trent Barrett, Greg Barrett, David Miller, John Miller and Jade Mill- er; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grand- daughter. He was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Voris Briedenbaugh, LaVern Buchta and Nancy Traylor. A graveside service was at 10 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Ju- ly 9, 2019, at Otwell Ceme- tery in Otwell. In lieu of flowers, dona- tions in memory of Tom may be made to the Otwell Cem- etery and can be mailed to 4175 N Co. Rd. 625 E., Ot- well, IN 47564. Harris Fu- neral Home was entrusted with his care. WENDELLA GR AY Wendella ( Wendy) Gray, 78, passed away on Mon- day, July 1, 2019, in Hayes- ville, N.C. She was born on Novem- ber 6, 1940, in San Francis- co, Calif. She married Rob- ert Gray on June 9, 1963, in Petersburg. She was a 1958 graduate of Petersburg High School. As a child, she lived in a number of places. including California, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky and Indiana. In 1967, she and Robert moved to Marshfield, Wisc., where she was determined to plant roots. She remained there for the next 51 years, build- ing a beautiful life for her- self and her family. She held various occupations over the years, including working in a music store in Evansville and clerking in a Hallmark store in Marshfield, Wisc. While raising her family, she worked seasonally at Fi- gi's Gifts in Marshfield. She was an active mem- ber of the Marshfield com- munity; she volunteered ma- ny hours to her family's ac- tivities and organizations. She was an active mem- ber of the First Presbyte- rian Church and served as a member of the deacons. Her hobbies included craft- ing, crocheting, cross-stitch- ing, sewing, reading and journal writing. She loved solving crossword puzzles, working jigsaw puzzles and playing games. She enjoyed traveling and square danc- ing with her husband. Her greatest pride was her family. She was a loving wife and mother who devot- ed numerous hours to her children and grandchildren. Her cheerfulness was infec- tious, and her sweet nature was contagious to everyone she met. Family and friends will miss her dearly. Surviving are her two children, daughter, Melissa Barnett, of Royston, Ga., and son, Nathan (Melissa) Gray, of Hayesville, N.C.; and two grandchildren, Natalie El- len Gray and Cameron Rob- ert Gray, of Hayesville, N.C. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rob- ert; and her parents, Frank Anderson and Ellen Riley Anderson. A Celebration of Life ser- vice was at noon on Monday, July 8, 2019, at Harris Funer- al Home in Petersburg. In- terment was at Walnut Hills Cemetery in Petersburg af- ter the service. Visitation was from 10 a.m. until service time on Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Amer- ican Brain Foundation. JACK GULLEY Jack Gulley, 77, of Fran- cisco, passed away Satur- day, July 6, 2019, at St. Vin- cent Hospital in Evansville. He was born June 19, 1942, in Pinckneyville, Ky., to parents Eugene Gulley and Dorothy E. ( Jennings) Durkot. He loved going to the racetrack and hanging out with his buddies. He had cattle and horses, and loved hanging out at the farm. He owned and operated Gul- ley's Auto Salvage since 1961. He was loved and will be missed by many. He is survived by his chil- dren, Danny (Tina) Stone, of Winslow, and Sandra Gendren, of Francisco; sev- en grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and many cousins and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, John Gulley; and sister, Doris J. Copeland. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2019, at Colvin Funer- al Home, with burial to fol- low at Dyer Hill Cemetery in Burna, Ky., at 3 p.m. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the funer- al home. Memorial contri- butions may be given to Ri- ley Children's Foundation in Jack's name. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. You may leave a message of sympathy or light a can- dle in memory of Jack at www.colvinfuneralhome. com. Colvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the Gul- ley family.

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