Henry W. Risberg, 91, brother of Carrie Hajek of Evansville, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2000, in Plymouth, Ind.
Also surviving are his wife of 63 years; and two nephews.
Services were held Feb. 20 in Plymouth, with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery in Chicago.
Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home in Plymouth handled arrangements.
NEW HARMONY, Ind. — Frieda (Woods) Shoultz, 92, died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2000, at Southern Living Assisted Care Home in Stone Mountain, Ga.
She taught school in New Harmony and directed the Posey County Home Ec Chorus for 36 years.
She was a charter member of the Grace Golden Music Guild and helped organize the 1978 state music convention held in New Harmony.
She was a member of St. Stephens Episcopal Church and served as director of the church choir. She was also a member of the Daughters of the Nile, where she directed the Nile Choir for seven years, a charter member of the Beta Chapter of Tri-Kappa, a member of the Eastern Star since 1928 and a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
She was a graduate of Owensville High School and attended Evansville College.
Surviving are a son, Kae Don of Stone Mountain, Ga.; a sister, Eugenia Hudelston of Owensville; two granddaughters, Tara M. Markham and Gretchen S. Hood; three stepgrandchildren, Amanda Reeves and Owen F. and Paige Redd; five great-grandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, James E., in 1999, and by a son, James D., in infancy.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, with burial in Maple Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Werry Funeral Home New Harmony Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Golden Music Guild.
OAK-LAND CITY, Ind. — Larry D. Collins, 60, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2000, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home.
He retired from Old Ben Coal Co. after 22 years.
He was a member of the United Mine Workers of America and American Legion Post 256 in Oakland City.
Surviving are a daughter, Melody Collins of Evansville; and a son, Tim of Oakland City.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel, with burial in Montgomery Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 8 a.m. to service time at the funeral home.
WASHINGTON, Ind. — Mary Margie Cox, 80, died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2000, at Daviess Community Hospital.
She worked for Uni-Royal for 31 years and Reliance for 10 years.
She was a member of St. John’s Espicopal Church and the Women of the Moose.
Surviving are nephews.
Her husband, Harold E., died in 1992.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John’s Episcopal Church, with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Gill Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. to service time at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Episcopal Church.
Infant Ezra Dixon
FORT BRANCH, Ind. — Ezra Joel Dixon, 53-day old son of David W. and Renee S. Dixon, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2000, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville of severe perinatal depression.
Also surviving are three sisters, Rachel, Hannah and Abigail Dixon, all of Fort Branch; two brothers, Nathan and Joshua, both of Fort Branch; and his grandmothers, Margaret Sibrel and Nancy Neale.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery.
There will be no visitation at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel in Evansville.
HENDERSON, Ky. — Bertha (Tapp) Berry, 95, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2000, at Redbanks Nursing Home.
She owned and operated Bertha’s Variety Store in downtown Corydon in the 1960s.
She was a member of Corydon General Baptist Church.
Surviving are two daughters, Pauline Croft of Salem and Birdie Chancellor of Henderson; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde, in 1969, and by a son, Bob, in 1996.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Tapp Funeral Home in Henderson, with burial in Corydon Cemetery in Corydon.
Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to service time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Redbanks Nursing Center Activities Department.
MARION, Ky. — Mary C. Brantley, 71, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2000, at Crittenden County Hospital of heart failure.
She was a member of Marion Christian Church.
Surviving are two daughters, Jo Ann Brantley of Smyrna, Tenn., and Mary Fritts of Marion; a son, Bennie of Maine; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Gilbert Funeral Home, with burial in Mapleview Cemetery.
Friends may call after 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.
OWENSBORO, Ky. — Fern Marie Fierst, 81, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2000, at Owensboro Mercy Health System.
She taught school in Portsmouth, Ohio, Greenville, Ohio, and in Owensboro at the former Washington School.
She attended First Presbyterian Church.
She was a graduate of Oakland City College and Kentucky Wesleyan College.
Surviving are a daughter, Annette Wetzel of Owensboro; a son, Alan of Chicago; and two grandchildren.
Her husband, Thomas, died in 1981.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in White Chapel Cemetery in Princeton, Ind.
Friends may call from noon to 4 p.m. today at Glenn Funeral Home in Owensboro.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church or to the HELP Office.
MARION, Ky. — Dorothy L. Thomas, 73, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2000, at Crittenden County Hospital.
Surviving are a daughter, Debra Barnes of Marion; a sister, Magdalene Clark of Troy, Mich.; a brother, Shelby Bridwell of Marion; a granddaughter, Cindy Barnes; and nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 11 a.m.Tuesday at Gilbert Funeral Home, with burial in Hurricane Cemetery.
Friends may call after 5 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
OWENSBORO, Ky. — Emuel Spencer “Stubby” Adkins, 77, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2000, at the home of his daughter under hospice care.
He retired from Green River Steel Corp. and was a retired member of United Steelworkers of America Local 4959.
He enjoyed playing music with the Whitesville Hoe Downers at senior centers and nursing homes.
Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Hazel (Powers); a daughter, Diana Head of Owensboro; a son, Larry David of Mississippi; a brother, J.D. of Hawesville; three grandchildren; a stepgrandchild; three great-grandchildren; and a stepgreat-grandchild.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Haley-McGinnis Funeral Home, with burial in Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to service time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Association or to the American Cancer Society.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ill. — Nathaniel Owen Pinkstaff, 82, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2000, at United Methodist Village.He retired in 1980 from Texaco Inc., after 30 years as a powerhouse operator.
He was a member of First Christian Church and the Lawrenceville American Legion Post.
He was a World War II Army veteran.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Ellen; two daughters, Patricia Boyd of Indianola, Iowa, and Nancy Senters of Decatur; three sons, A.R. of Houston, Roger C. of Flat Rock and Jeffrey of Francisco, Ind.; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be at a later date at Smith Funeral Home in Lawrenceville. There will be no burial. He donated his body for scientific research.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association or to the First Christian Church Accessibility Fund.
BURNT PRAIRIE, Ill. — James L. “Jim” Green, 69, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2000, near his home. The cause of death is under investigation by the White County Coroner.
He was a retired timber cutter and currently serving as Road Commissioner of Burnt Prairie Township.
He was a member of Enfield General Baptist Church.
He was a Korean War Marine Corps veteran.
Surviving are a daughter, Susan Gieselman of Mount Vernon; two sons, Randy of Mill Shoals and Roger of Burnt Prairie; two brothers, George of Oklahoma and Emory of Rantoul; and five grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Gholson Funeral Home McLeansboro Chapel, with burial in Salem Cemetery near Burnt Prairie.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.