Obituaries • August 30, 2012

Ann A. “Addie” Everhart.

Ann A. “Addie” Everhart, 100, Performer With Actors Theatre Of Louisville Senior Players
Ann A. “Addie” Everhart, 100, of Louisville passed away Saturday, August 18, 2012 at Baptist Hospital East.

She was a model for Talent Group and a performer with Actors Theatre of Louisville Senior Players. She retired from J. C. Penny Co. and was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, where she served on the Bereavement Committee.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles C. Everhart; parents, Richard and Mary Rose Newton Gootee and siblings, Joseph, Bertha, Earl, Louise, Ed, Nola, Evelyn, Mary Rita, Jean and Rita.

She is survived by her daughters, Tinker Simmons, Carmelita Carol Everhart, Mary E. Krider; two sons, P. Richard Everhart, and Thomas E. Everhart; eleven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Edna Kelly, and Dorothy Labine; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Her funeral Mass was 10 a.m. Thursday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 501 Cherrywood Road with burial in St. Michaels Cemetery. Visitation was from 12-8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at Ratterman’s, 3711 Lexington Road.

Memorial contributions in Addie’s memory may be made to Holy Trinity Catholic Church or Hosparus.

Laura Coleman Reagan Sigmon.

Laura Coleman Reagan Sigmon, 63, Former Advertising Manager At WRKA
Laura Coleman Reagan Sigmon, 63, of Louisville passed away August 26, 2012.

Laura was the daughter of Robert J. Reagan and Frances Scott Reagan. She attended Waggener High School and graduated from Centre College.

After graduation she worked in Frankfort in the Kentucky State Department of Human Resources in Research and Development followed by a position at The Voice of St. Matthews. She also worked at WRKA radio station as the Advertising Manager. Later she worked in the medical field, where she helped develop a product for the Philips Medical Corporation.

She was an Episcopalian and a member of St. Francis in the Fields Episcopal Church.

She is predeceased by her father, Robert Reagan.

Laura is survived by her beloved son Cole, who has been her devoted caregiver for the past two years as she battled cancer. She is also survived by her mother Frances Reagan; her brother Scott Reagan; her sister Cathy Reagan; her sister-in-law Betce Reagan, her nephew Robert Gamble Reagan, niece Emery Sullivan Reagan, numerous loving cousins and many
devoted friends.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Aug. 30, at Pearson’s, 149 Breckenridge Lane, with burial to follow in Cave Hill Cemetery. Visitation was 4-7 Wednesday at Pearson’s.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Laura’s name to Shelby County Animal Shelter, 266 Kentucky St., Shelbyville, Ky., 40065; Doctors Without Borders USA, P.O. Box 5030, Hagerstown, Maryland, 21741-5030; or Hosparus, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive, Louisville, Ky., 40205.

Dale Carter Cooper.

Dale Carter Cooper, 94, Actress
Dale Carter Cooper, 94, died Saturday, August 25, 2012. She was born in Danville, Va. on January 22, 1918, the daughter of John Wesley Carter and Mary Freeman Carter.

In 1935, she left Danville to pursue a professional theatre career in New York. The following years, she studied acting and performed in summer stock.

Dale married in 1940 and moved with her family to Louisville, Ky. in 1948. She began her career at the American Printing House for the Blind (Louisville) in 1952, reading consecutively for 39 years. In 2002, she received the Alexander Scourby Award for Life Time Achievement from the American Foundation for the Blind.

Ms. Cooper returned to performing professionally in 1967. She appeared in regional theatres around the United States: Flat Rock Playhouse, Flat Rock, N.C., Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Va., Cleveland Playhouse, Actors Theatre of Louisville and the Alley Theatre in Houston. In addition, she was seen at dinner theatres in Louisville, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Montgomery, Ala. and Lubbock, Texas. Throughout her career, Ms. Cooper was never “type-cast,” playing a wide range of roles from the mother in Barefoot in the Park to Mary Tyrone in Long Day’s Journey into Night.

Her many contributions to the Louisville community included serving on the board of directors of the Louisville Theatrical Association, Stage One: The Louisville Children’s Theatre and the Women’s Endowment of Christ Church Cathedra, and the Kentucky Chapter of the English Speaking Union. In 1968, she received the distinction of becoming the first female lay reader in the Episcopal Diocese of Kentucky.

She was predeceased by her parents and her son, William Carter Cooper.

Ms. Cooper is survived by her son, Wray Thomas Cooper, Jr., and daughter, M. Austin Cooper, both of Louisville, four granddaughters and two great-grandchildren.

There was a celebration of her life service at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday August 29, 2012 at Christ Church Cathedral, 421 South Second Street, followed by a reception in Bishops Hall.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Endowment Fund, Christ Church Cathedral, 421 S. 2nd St., Louisville, Ky., 40202, the Scholarship Fund of the Episcopal Church Home, 7504 Westport Rd., Louisville, Ky., 40222 or the Scholarship Fund of the Kentucky Branch of the English Speaking Union, c/o Art Dietz, 2300 Wendler Ln., Louisville, Ky., 40272.

Pearson’s Funeral Home, 149 Breckinridge Lane, Louisville, Ky., 40207 was entrusted with arrangements.

Dr. Herbert C. Miller.

Dr. Herbert C. Miller, 82, Osteopathic Physician
Dr. Herbert C. Miller passed away on August 22, 2012. He was born on June 11, 1928 in Ford Cliff, Pennsylvania. He was married to Nancy and father to D’Ann, Bruce, Ian, Emily, Eric, Brian, and Ardath. He was also grandfather to four granddaughters and three grandsons.

He was a 1956 graduate of Des Moines University of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery. After teaching at Kirksville Missouri School of Osteopathic Medicine, he was brought to Indianapolis for the development and opening of Westview Hospital. He then established a private practice for the remainder of his career in Zionsville and Carmel. He was two time president of the Indiana Association of Osteopathic Physicians, President of the Cranial Academy and Governor of the American Academy of Osteopathy, Delegate to the AOA House of Delegates, and instructor and lecturer of many teaching courses and seminars throughout the world. He was also the recipient of the W.G. Sutherland Award through the Cranial Academy and various other honors throughout his medical life.

The memorial service will be at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 100 W. 86th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana on September 15, 2012 at 3:00 p.m.

You may visit where you may sign the guestbook, share a memory with the family, or in lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Vincent Hospice, 8450 Payne Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46268, or to the charity of your choice.

Mary Lucille “Bobo” Turner Moore, 79, Retired From Manheim Louisville Auto Auction
Mary Lucille “Bobo” Turner Moore, 79, returned to her Heavenly Father on Friday, August 24, 2012 at Wedgewood Nursing Home, Clarksville, surrounded by family and friends.

She was born July 15, 1933 to the late Raymond Chester and Mary McDermott Turner. Lucille retired from Manheim Louisville Auto Auction after 41 years of service. At St. Anthony’s Church in Clarksville she served in many different roles including Parish Council, School Board, Pre-school teacher and CCD instructor. She was an avid reader and loved her animals and children.

She is survived by her son, Charley (Barbara) Moore, Louisville; daughters, Deb (Bill) Moore, Clarksville, Terri (Van) Vance, Clarksville, Angie (Ken) Lear, Lanesville, and Marianne (James) Hyden, Shepherdsville, Ky. She has 13 grandchildren: Stephanie Moore and Charlie, Christine (Jeff) Johnson, Sebrina Ragains, Maren (Jimmy) VanWinkle, Stephanie (Brian) Coomer, Jennifer Lear, Miraya (Ryan) Mayden, Nick Snelling and Erin, Brennan Fell and Candace, Carleigh Fell, Dillan, Dalton and Mattisyn Hyden. She has nine great grandchildren: Tyler and Bailey VanWinkle, Tanner Mayden, Aubrey Pierce, Dylan Coomer, Sunny and Julian Ragains, and Meghan and Tommy Johnson.

Her husband, Charlie Moore, and grandchildren, Joe Lear and Scott Siegel, preceded her in death.

Funeral service was at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany, with cremation and interment at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park. Visitation was from 1-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

A special thanks to the many Wedgewood employees who took care of her, including but not limited to Donna, Debbie, Candice, Niza, Roberta, Kathy and Cassie.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross Compassionate Companions program.

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