Lois (Koenig) Scott, 88, formerly of Bicknell, passed away Sunday May 19, 2013 at Good Samaritan Hospital. Lois was born on June 27, 1924, in Knox County, the daughter of Jacob F. and Helen H. (Steffy) Koenig. She married Ralph Scott on November 27, 1942, and he passed on May 2, 2003. She was a housewife and was a member of the Bicknell First Baptist Church. Lois also was involved in a mission at French Lick called Shepherd’s Bethel. Lois is survived by her daughters, Wilma Chamberlain, of Evansville and Gina M. Semmler and her husband Mark, of Indianapolis; son Terry L. Scott and his wife Jeannie, of Anniston, AL; grandchildren John Thorn, Sandi Semmler Dick, Mark Semmler, Joe Semmler, Brian Scott, Alena Scott, and Kaylee Scott; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Joe Koenig, of Bedford and Danny Koenig, of Princeton; sisters Ann Shouse, of Oakland City and Donna Hinkle, of Decker; sister-in-laws Kathleen Pack and Margaret Hart; and brother-in-laws Paul Scott and Don Scott. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Ralph; four sisters; one brother; and several in-laws. There will be a memorial service held on Saturday May 25, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the Bicknell First Baptist Church, 317 Washington St. with Rev. Seth Alexander officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bicknell First Baptist Church. Arrangements were handled by Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home Bicknell Chapel. Online condolences may be made at http://mcclure-utt.com/fh/home/home.cfm?&fh_id=11281
Dorothy Mae Tucker, age 91, of Robinson, IL (formerly of Lawrence County) passed away Monday, May 20, 2013, at Cotillion Ridge in Robinson. She was born April 16, 1922, in Lawrence County, Illinois, the daughter of Levy and Anna-Belle (Shamley) Earnest. She married Charles Tucker and he preceded her in death.
Dorothy was a homemaker. She attended the 6th Street Weslyan Church and the Calvary Apostolic Church in Lawrenceville.
Besides her husband, Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, an infant son, four brothers, one sister and one great-grandchild.
Survivors include one son, Dale (Kathy) Tucker of Orlando, FL; three daughters, Joann (George) Lewis of Lawrenceville, Annette (Michael) Akers of Bridgeport and Susan Kay (Jim) Wells of Lawrenceville; 11 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and 16 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2 PM Thursday at Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 PM Wednesday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in May Chapel Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Lawrence County Humane Society or the Lawrence County Senior Citizens with envelopes available through the funeral home. http://www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com/?pagetype=memlist
Roy C. Fisher, 82, of Vincennes, passed away May 18, 2013 at Good Samaritan Hospital.
Born Jan. 13, 1931, in Lawrence County, Illinois, he was the son of Willard and Martha (Timms) Fisher. Along with his parents, he was preceded by his first wife, Darlene (Whitson) Fisher; his third wife, Margaret (Black) Fisher; a sister, Mary Jane Brown; and his brothers, Carl, Herman, and Lyman.
Survivors include his second wife, Dorothy Dean of Olney, IL; children, James (Ona) Fisher of Fishers, IN, Karen (Robert) McBride of Plainville, IN, and Linda (Jeff) Davis of Ft. Meyers, FL; a brother, Thomas (Lois) Fisher of Vincennes; and his grandchildren, Max Fisher, Zac Fisher, Ross McBride, Greg McBride, and Samantha Davis.
Roy was a truck driver, and a member of the Vincennes VFW.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, at 1:00 EDT, at Price Cemetery in Russellville, IL. Friends and family may gather at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes, from 11:30 – 12:30, and follow in procession to the cemetery at 12:30.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. Online condolences may be sent to the family through http://www.goodwinfamilyfh.com
Norma Jean Akers, age 85 of Loogootee, IN and formerly of Lawrence County, IL, passed away Wednesday night, May 17, 2013 at the Loogotee Nursing Center. She was born in Bridgeport, IL on September 23, 1927 to Charles Lewis James and his wife Iva Forest Shick James.
Norma was affiliated with and attended the Weslyan Church of Bridgport, helped distribute Meals on Wheels, and worked for thirteen years at the United Methodist Village as a CNA.
Surviving family includes: one daughter- Linda James of Blomington, IN: one son- Gary Seed and wife Debbie of Kansas City, Kansas: and three brothers- Paul James and wife Mary of Bridgeport; Dave James and wife Betty of Lawrenceville; and Charles James, Jr. of Clarkston, Michigan.
A graveside service will be held for Norma Jean Akers at 11:00 a.m.(CST) on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at White House Cemetery north of Bridgeport.
Memorial contributions in Norma's memory can be made to the Bridgeport Senior Citizes. Online condolences can be sent to the family at http://www.cunninghamfuneralhomes.com
Lewis V. "Lou" Satterthwaite, age 64 of Bridgeport, passed away Wednesday evening, May 17, 2013 near Evansville, IN at the Deaconess Gateway Hospital. He was born in Lawrence Couunty, IL on November 27, 1948 to Daniel and Ruby (Christy) Satterthwaite.
Lou attended the Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville. He received his degree in Aircraft Mechanics and then worked at the Mt. Carmel Airport and the Olney Airport. He had retired a few years ago from the Juvenile Detention Center in Vincennes, IN, and he then took up driving busses for the Red Hill School System. Many people knew Lou from "Lou's" in Bridgeport, which he has owned and operated for many years.
Surviving family includes: one brother- Danny Satterthwaite and wife Christina of Allen, TX: three nephews whom he dearly loved- Aaron, Byron, and Cameron Satterthwaite: several aunts: and one uncle.
He was preceded in death by his parents (Daniel and Ruby Satterthwaite) and one brother in infancy.
A funeral service will be held for Lewis V. "Lou" Satterthwaite on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in Bridgeport at the Cunningham Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Tuesday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will take place in Cresthaven Memorial Park Cemetery near Claremont, IL.
Memorial contributions in Lou's memory can be made to the organization of the donor's choice. Online condolences can be sent to the family at http://www.cunninghamfuneralhomes.com