Carroll County Obituaries

All Obituaries from the Madison Courier will be posted with verbal permission from Curt Jacobs, General Manager of that newspaper 2/17/05

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Carrollton News-Democrat, Oct 1993

Beverly Dermon, 88, Carrollton, died on Wed., Oct. 6, 1993 at Green Valley Health Care Center, after an extended illness. He was born on Nov. 22, 1904, in Carroll Co., and was the son of Joe Thomas & Luna Spencer Dermon. He was a member of White's Run Christian Church.

Surviving are three daughters, Mary Ruth Ogburn of Sparta, Ky., Bertha New of Lebanon Oh., and Margie Beach of Carrolton, Ky.; four sons, Frank and Paul Dermon both of Carrollton; Bobby Dermon of Frankfort, Ky., and Billy Joe Dermon of Sanders, Ky.; one brother, Richard E. Dermon of Ghent, Ky.; 20 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Miller Dermon, on Aug. 31, 1989; four brothers, Luther, Henry, Earl, and Ernest Dermon; and one sister, Mary Elizabeth Garrett.

Services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 8, 1993, at the Graham-Dunn Funeral Home, with burial at the Carrollton I.O.O.F. Cemetery. The Rev. Paul Cropper officiated the funeral. Pallbearers included Dennis New, Todd Dermon, Jeff Dermon, Travis Dermon, Paul Dermon, Jr., and Mark Ogburn.


Carrollton News-Democrat, Nov 1976

Donald Ray Courtney, 21, of Sanders died Nov. 17, 1976, at Sparta Standard Service Station, of a stab wound. Courtney was born in Madison, Ind on Jan. 2, 1955 to Larry Courtney and the late Louise Aldridge Ford. He attended Carroll Co. High. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Sanders Baptist Church. Courtney was married to the former Betty Jo Cobb, on Jan. 18, 1973 in Carrollton.
The couple has two sons, Donald Ray Courtney, Jr., age 3, and Timothy Scott Courtney, age 1.

In addition to his wife and children, He is survived by his father, Larry Courtney of Madison, Ind., one sister, Bonnie Smith of Sparta, Ky., and his two grandmothers, Mrs. Gertie Aldridge of Sanders and Mrs. Addie Francher. His mother, Mrs. Louise Ford and his grandfather, Raymond Aldridge, preceded him in death, both in Feb. of this year.

Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Cecil Ellison on Nov. 20 at the Graham-Dunn Funeral Home. Burial was at the Carrollton I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Pallbearers were Roger Kinman, Bill Dermon, Bobby Ping, Bill Chipman, James Goola, and Fred Gola. Graveside military services were also conducted on Nov. 20 by Navy personnel from Louisville.

Carrollton News-Democrat, Feb 1947

Corbett Heniss Crawford, son of Sallie Morgan and Richard Crawford, died at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Covington, Feb. 16, (1947) where he had been for two weeks. He had been ill health several weeks and death was attributed to cancer. Mr. Crawford was born in Owen Co. in Aug, 1892. Early in life he united with the Salem Baptist Church and remained a member thru life.

Survivors are the widow, formerly Ethel Ogden, two sons, Paul and Marvin Crawford of Sanders, and four daughters, Mary and Lillie Mae of Covington, Ky., Alma Jean and Betty Jane, at home. He also leaves two grandchildren, three brothers, Sam, Noah, and Arthur, and one sister, Mrs. Kate Goins, all of Sanders, Ky. Services were held
Wednesday afternoon at the Sanders Baptist Church, 2 p.m., the pastor, Rev. Austin Staples, officiating. Burial took place at Salem (Church Cemetery, Owen County).


Carrollton News-Democrat, Jan 1973

Ethel Alice Ogden Crawford, 74, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 1973, at the Methodist Hospital, Louisville. A resident of Sanders, she was the daughter of Lee and Annie Cull Ogden and the wife of the late Corbett H. (Robert) Crawford. She was a member of the Sanders Baptist Church.

Survivors are two sons, Paul Crawford, Sanders, and Marvin Crawford; four daughters, Mrs. Mary Cobb, Covington, Lillie Mae Snedecor, Gary, Ind.,Mrs. Alma Cobb, Sanders, Ky., and Mrs. Betty McIntyre, Covington; two sisters, Mrs. Madell Wainscott, Sanders, and Mrs. Gladys Ogden, Owenton; 22 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Services were conducted Saturday, Jan. 13, at the Sanders Baptist Church by the Rev. Scott Goode with burial in the Warsaw Cemetery. Bearers were Marty Schuster, Jack Furnish, Joe Hardesty, Kenny Snedecor, Keith Snedecor, and Marvin Crawford, Jr.


 Carrollton News-Democrat, Nov 1988

Mrs. Sallie B. Cobb, 78, of Sanders died at King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison, Ind., on Sunday, Nov. 27, 1988, after being ill for several months.

She was born in Carroll County on Feb. 26, 1910 to Robert and Nora Heath Welch. She was a member of the Sanders Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, James Cobb who died on Oct. 28, 1983. A daughter and a brother also preceded her in death.

Survivors include two daughters, Katherine Crawford of Ghent and Joan Kinman of Madison, Ind.; two sons, Thomas R. and James Lee both of Sanders; two sisters, Myrtle Gosson of Sanders and Mamie McIntyre of Salem, Ind. ; three brothers, Luther Welch of Florida, Newt Welch of Madison, Ind, and Robert Welch of Carrollton; one step-brother Wallace Welch of Kent, Ind.: 17 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren;
and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be today, Wednesday, Nov. 30, at Graham-Dunn Funeral Home with the Rev. Don Walker officiating. Burial will be in the Carrollton I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jerry Cobb, Marvin James Crawford, Mike Kinman, Ashley Cobb, Jamie Cobb, and Mark Cobb.


 Carrollton News-Democrat, Oct 1983

James Cobb, 73, of Sanders, died Friday, Oct. 28, 1983 at Kings Daughters' Hospital in Madison, Ind. Born in Carroll County on Jan. 25, 1910, he was the son of Thomas B. and Bertie Darbro Cobb. He was a retired farmer and was also a retired employee of the Valley Haven Nursing Home in Sanders, where he had worked for 17 years.

Mr. Cobb is survived by his wife, the former Sallie Welch; two daughters, Katherine Crawford of Ghent and Joan Kinman of Madison, Ind.; two sons, Thomas R. and James Lee Cobb both of Sanders; two brothers, John Cobb of Indianapolis, and Tom Cobb Jr. of Sanders; three sisters, Ollie Whitledge of Evansville, Ind., Virginia McCormick of Aurora, Ind., and Beula Mae McCormick of Worthville; 13 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.

Services were conducted by the Rev. Herbert Kinman on Oct. 31 at the Graham-Dunn Funeral Home, burial was in the Carrollton IOOF Cemetery. Pallbearers were Kerry Deatherage, Jack Shirley, Paul Crawford, Bill Dermon, Gene Warfield, and Albert Collins.


 Carrollton News-Democrat, Jan 3,  1995

Paul Perty Crawford, 80, of Worthville, Ky., died Saturday, December 30, 1995 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center South. The son of the late Robert Corbett and Ethel Alice (Ogden) Crawford, he was born Dec. 24, 1915, in Gallatin County, Ky. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a painter/ carpenter, and a Baptist. He was preceded in death by his parents and one son,
Ronnie Crawford, who died in 1991. Survivors include his wife, Thelma Lee (Furnish) Crawford; two daughters, Sherry Mitchell of Independence, Ky. and Judy Armstrong of Sparta, Ky.; two sons Ricky Crawford of Covington, Ky., and Randy Crawford of Worthville, Ky.; a brother Marvin Crawford of Carrollton, Ky., three sisters; Betty Miles of Carrollton, Ky., Alma Cobb of Sanders, Ky., Lillie Mae Snedecor of Ashley, Ill.; 17 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Services were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan 1, at Worthville Cemetery with Rev. Eugene Abercrombie officiating.
Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Carrollton News-Democrat, Dec 1984 

Mary W. Cobb, 62 of Sanders, died Sunday, Dec 9, 1984, at University Hospital in Knoxville, Tenn. from injuries received in an automobile accident in Knoxville on Nov. 21. (Mrs. Cobb's husband, Thomas, also was injured in the accident. He was released from the hospital on Monday, Dec. 10.) Mrs. Cobb was born in Ghent on Nov. 17, 1922 and was the daughter of Corbett H. and Ethel Ogden Crawford. She was a member of the Sanders Baptist Church. She and her husband were married on Nov. 17, 1962. Mrs. Cobb is survived by her husband, Thomas; one son, John Albert, North Carolina; one daughter, Susan Beach, Summersville, S.C., four stepsons, Gerald and Ashley Cobb, both of Carrollton, Mark Cobb of Covington, and Grant Cobb
of Cincinnati; three sisters, Lillie Mae Sendicoe of Ashland, Ill., Alma Jean Cobb of Sanders, Ky., and Betty Jane Miles of Carrollton, Ky.; two brothers, Paul Crawford of Sanders, Ky., and Marvin Crawford of Ghent, Ky.; six grandchildren, three great grandchildren; and nine step-grandchildren. Services are scheduled to be conducted by the Rev. J.W. Farmer on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 2 p.m. at the Graham-Dunn funeral Home. Burial will be in the Carrollton I.O.O.F Cemetery.


Carrollton News-Democrat, March 2001

   John Gilbert Cobb, 70, died Saturday, March 24, 2001 at his home in Indianapolis, Ind. He was born in Eagle Station in Carroll County on May 30, 1930 to Thomas B. and Carrie N. Pierce Cobb.

 He is survived by his wife, Delores Ann Stone Cobb, one daughter, Teresa Kincaid of Indianapolis, Ind; two sons, Johnny Valentina and James Rudy both of Indianapolis, Ind.; a sister Virginia Jean McCormick; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Ollie Mead Curlin and Beulah Mae McCormick and two brothers, James and Thomas, Jr.

Services were at the Sterling and Gerber Funeral Home in Indianapolis, Ind. with burial in that city. 


Carrollton News-Democrat, May 1993

Thomas Cobb, Jr., 61, Route 1, Sanders, died suddenly on Friday, May 7, 1993, at his residence. He was born on May 10, 1932, in Carroll County, and was the son of Thomas B. and Carrie Pierce Cobb. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the United States Air Force. He was a retired bus driver for the Carroll County Board Of Education.

Survivors include; two daughters, Tina Owen, Ghent, and Samantha Miller, Sanders; two sisters, Jean McCormick, Aurora, IN, and Beulah McCormick, Carrollton; one brother, John Cobb, Indianapolis, IN.; and a granddaughter, Tabitha Owen, Ghent. He was preceded in death by his wife, Beulah Mae Cobb, in December 1980; a sister, Ollie Whitledge; a brother, James Cobb; and his parents.

Services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 9, 1993, at Graham-Dunn Funeral Home in Carrollton, with burial at the Warsaw Cemetery. The Funeral was officiated by the Rev. Bob Wade.

Pallbearers include: Gil Curlin, Eugene Curlin, Thomas J. McCormick, John W. McCormick, Ernest McCormick, Johnny V. Cobb, and James R. Cobb.


Carrollton News-Democrat, Oct 2002

Samantha Louise (Cobb) Miller
, 37, of Sanders, died Friday, October 4, 2002, at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington. She was born in Lexington, Ky., on May 3, 1965, the daughter of Thomas & Beulah May (Smith) Cobb. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, Carl Miller, and a sister, Tina Owens of Ghent.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Graham-Dunn Funeral Home, Carrollton.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with burial in the Warsaw Cemetery.