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Eugene and Sherrill Ott

Eugene W. Ott, 77, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2008, at 12:10 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in New Albany and his wife, Sherrill, 75, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008, at Floyd Memorial Hospital. Both were of Georgetown.
Born Jan. 25, 1931, in Harrison County, Eugene was the son of the late Walter and Viola Baumgart Ott. He was a Navy veteran, a retired Local 89 Teamster truck driver and a member of Graceland Baptist Church.
Sherrill was born July 16, 1933, in Floyd County, the daughter of James and Hazel Harritt Ratliff. She was a housewife and a member of Graceland Baptist Church.
They were married Sept. 23, 1950, and were members of Graceland Baptist Church.
Besides their parents, they were preceded in death by a grandson, Jason M. Jones.
Survivors include two sons, Darrell Ott and Thomas Gunn, both of Georgetown; a daughter, Dana Ott of Georgetown; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Friday, Dec. 19, from 4 to 8 p.m and Saturday, Dec. 20, after 9 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown.
Joint funeral: Saturday, Dec. 20, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in Edwardsville Cemetery.
Officiant: Brother Bryan Ragan.
The family suggests memorial gifts to their church.