Obituaries



Millard Ray Anderson
, age 37 of Nashville, TN formerly of Paoli, IN passed away Sunday, May 17, 2009 in Nashville.

Millard was born in Salem, IN, on August 6, 1971 to Millard Anderson and Judith (Moffatt) Corbin. He attended Springs Valley Schools and also schools in Hamilton, IL. He was an avid fisherman and loved the outdoors.

He is survived by his father and stepmother, Millard and Nina Anderson of French Lick, IN, his mother, Judith Corbin of Hamilton, IL, his son, Zach Frazier of Nashville, TN, daughter, Jasmine Grissom of Paoli, IN, brother, Jonathan Anderson of French Lick, IN, sisters, Melinda Lamar of Sacramento, CA and Jessica Rockhold of Canton, MO, and his best friend, Marvin Frazier of Nashville, TN.

Arrangements are being handled by T.L. Pinnick Mortuary, 785 South Bears Bend Rd., French Lick, where the family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Thursday, May 21, 2009. A memorial service will be held at 6:00 PM with Bro. Randy Stevens officiating.


Dolores Kinnick Benge, 82, passed away at 8:10 a.m. on August 11, 2013 at the Loogootee Nursing Center. Born in Greenwood, Indiana on June 26, 1931 to Albert Leroy and Dorothy Aaron Kinnick, she was a lifelong resident of Shoals. She was employed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture at the A.S.C.S. office for twenty years. In 1991 she began working as a private duty caregiver and continued until her health began to fail. She is survived by four sons, Wayne and Cindy Benge of Kouts
Mark and Cindy Benge of Clarksville
Greg and Patricia Benge of Shoals
Joseph and Jody Benge of Shoals
One daughter, Darlene Benge of Shoals
13 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
One brother Robert Kinnick and one sister Mary Able of Freetown She was preceded in death by parents, a brother, and one granddaughter Laura Benge. Visitation will be from 4-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals, and a funeral service will be conducted on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Anderson Cemetery. Pastor Randy Stevens will officiate at the service. Preferred memorials


Beverly Diane Guthrie
, 66, of Hillham (Rusk), passed away at 7:50 AM, Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at Medco Health and Rehabilitation Center in French Lick.

Diane was born October 25, 1947 in Bedford, Indiana, to Edwin and Doris (Lanis) Crane. She married Marvin “Eddie” Guthrie on June 7, 1968 and he survives.

Diane had attended Tunnelton High School was a homemaker. She enjoyed taking care of her family. She was a member of the Church at Powell Valley.

She is survived by her husband, Marvin "Eddie” Guthrie and daughter, Kimberly Dawn Guthrie both of Rusk, a brother Larry Crane, step brothers, Greg and Larry Joyner all of Bedford, sister, Linda Kleindist of Hobart and half-sister, Heidi Wagner and step-sister, Billie Ann Whitis both of Bedford.

Preceding her in death were her parents.

Services will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 10:00 AM, at T.L. Pinnick Mortuary, 785 South Bears Bend Road, French Lick, with Rev. Randy Stevens and Bro. Kenny Dalton officiating. Burial in the Anderson Cemetery near Powell Valley . Friends may call from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Friday, January 31, 2014 and again on Saturday, February 1, 2014 from 9:00 AM until service time at T.L. Pinnick Mortuary .



Nickolas James Holt,
age 34 of Washington, formally of Shoals, passed away Saturday October 15th, 2016 in Washington. He was born October 19th, 1981 in Daviess County to Terry G. and Vicki (Pendley) Holt.
He was employed by G.E. Tree Service in Petersburg, Indiana. He worked in tree service for 20 years and was a tree climber.
He is survived by his father, Terry and Rhonda Holt of Loogootee, Mother, Vicki and Eddie Hakes of Shoals, Grandparents, Wayne and Geraldine Pendley of Shoals. Great Grandmother, Emma Merchand of Washington. Three children, Dakota Holt of Shoals, Alyssa Gerber and Lucas Holt of Washington. One Step-son, Ashton Gerber also of Washington. He is also survived by his fiancÚ Ashley Gerber of Washington, two brothers, Andy Holt of Shoals, Terry Holt of California and one sister, Kelley Holt of Las Vegas. Step brothers, Bertrand Britt, Michael Foster, George Pressley and Jordan Hakes. Step sisters Cherie Pressley, Tiffany Stinson, Taylor Hakes and Adrianna Riggins. Several aunts and uncles survive.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents, James A. and Maggie Holt.
He attended Washington and Shoals Schools. He attended Harvest Community Fellowship in Washington.

Funeral Services will be held 1:00pm Friday October, 21st, 2016 at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals with Pastor John Moffatt officiating. Burial to follow in the Anderson Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 Thursday and until time of the service at the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the family of Nickolas Holt at the funeral home.


Alvin “Dick” Jones, age 74, of French Lick, Indiana passed away on December 27th, 2014 at Medco Health and Rehabilitation in French Lick, Indiana.

He was born on March 20th, 1940 in Martin County, Indiana to Roscoe Jones and Gail (Moore) Jones.

He was preceded in death by his parents, (2) Brother s – Darrell and Larry, and (1) Sister – Alma Carolyn Gibbs.

Dick was an over the road truck driver and served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Era. He was a member of the Travelers’ Chapel in Malvern, Arkansas.

He is survived by:
(3) Sons James Jones Poquoson, Virginia
Gary “Beaver” Jones Poquoson, Virginia
Matthew Jones (Bridgett) Dubois, Indiana

(2) Daughters Angela Lewis (Kenny) Newport News, Virginia
Tracy Joann Jones Hampton, Virginia

(3) Brothers Forrest Stanfield Evansville, Indiana
Garold “Doc” Jones Shoals, Indiana
Roger Jones Orleans, Indiana

(1) Sister Linda “Susie” Pearson Paoli, Indiana

(4) Grandchildren (3) Great-Grandchildren

Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, December 31st, 2014, at The Church at Powell Valley in Shoals, Indiana. Friends may call from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, December 30th at the Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home and from 9:00 AM until the time of service on Wednesday at the church.

Bro. Wayne Pendley will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Anderson Cemetery in Shoals, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to a favorite charity of your choice in memory of Alvin “Dick” Jones.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home 9640 W. State Rd. 56 French Lick, In. 47432.




Frank D. Pendley, 67, of Shoals, Indiana, passed away Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 3:55 p.m. at the Medco Center in French Lick.

He was born in Martin County, Indiana on July 8, 1943 to George and Juanita Nelson Pendley. He married Deloris Hall on March 19, 1965 in Orange County, and she survives.

He was a truck driver and a member of the Natchez Church. Other relatives include daughers Terri Terry Jones of Orleans; Kelly Alan Hager of Orleans; one son Joshua Melinda Pendley of Huron; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Also, three brothers Wayne Pendley of Powell Valley; Tom Pendley of Roland; and Larry Pendley of French Lick. Two sisters Jane Archer of Shoals and Robyn Purkhiser of West Baden.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a son Eric.

Visitation will be held on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of service at 1:00 p.m. at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals.

Burial will be in Anderson Cemetery. Preferred memorials to the charity of choice.

Rhea Dawn Stidham, age 49, of French Lick, Indiana passed away June 9th, 2013 at IU Health Paoli Hospital in Paoli, Indiana.

She was born on June 7th, 1964 in Paoli, Indiana to Larry and Jane “Pendley” Archer.

She attended the Springs Valley Wesleyan Church and the Freedom Bible Church, both in French Lick, Indiana.

Rhea worked as a cook at Fast Eddie’s in West Baden Springs, Indiana and was a 1982 graduate of Shoals High School in Shoals, Indiana.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents.

She is survived by:

Parents Larry and Jane “Pendley” Archer Shoals, Indiana

(2) Daughters Ashley Stidham French Lick, Indiana
Ariel Stidham French Lick, Indiana

(1) Brother Michael Archer (Marsha) Shoals, Indiana
(3) Sisters Dana Wininger (Gary) French Lick, Indiana
Gina Mundy (Jim) Shoals, Indiana
Georgia Purlee (Russell) Loogootee, Indiana

(1) Grandchild and (1) on the way

The funeral service will be held on Friday, June 14th, 2013 at 1:00PM at the Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home in French Lick, Indiana. Friends may call from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Thursday, June 13th, 2013 at the Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home and from 11:00 AM the time of service on Friday at the funeral home.

Claude Lagenour will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Anderson Cemetery in Shoals, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the family C/O Dana Wininger, 3207 South County Road 1050 West, French Lick, In. 47432.

Arrangements are in the care of the Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home, 9640 West State Road 56, French Lick, Indiana   47432