Barbara Fleenor

Barbara L. Melton Fleenor, 59, of Madison, died Monday, March 31, 2014, at her residence.

She was born Sept. 14, 1954, in Princeton, to Andrew W. and Esther E. Sickman Melton. She was raised in Oakland City and graduated from Wood Memorial High School in 1972. Following her marriage, the family lived in the Brownstown area and North Vernon area for 10 years before settling in Jefferson County in 1983. She attended beauty college and became a licensed beautician. She also provided private babysitting services as well as housekeeping services. She was an active member of Hanover Baptist Church, helping anywhere she was needed, especially in the music program. She enjoyed collecting angel and Precious Moments figurines, interior decorating, shopping and helping others. Early in life she enjoyed boating and fishing with her husband and sons. She enjoyed baking chocolate chip cookies and sharing them, helping others, music and her dog.

She is survived by her husband, Steven D. Fleenor, whom she married Aug. 4, 1973; two sons, Jeremy S. Fleenor and S. Ryan Fleenor, both of Madison; three sisters, Catherine Davis of Jasper, Carol Wirth of Seymour and Linda Brace of Jasper; one brother, Richard Melton of Francisco; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Hanover Baptist Church. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. and at the church Friday from 11 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Barbara Fleenor Memorial Fund. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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Mildred Gourley

Mildred E. Watson Gourley, 87, of Madison, died Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at the Norton Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.



Anna Sanders

Anna Harriet Kleopfer Sanders, 91, of Lexington, near Kent, died Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover.

She was born Sept. 5, 1922, at home in Jefferson County, to Byron Fredrick and Kathryn Alantha Wiley Kleopfer. She resided all of her life in Jefferson County and was a 1940 graduate of Hanover High School. She was employed as a bus driver for the Southwestern School Corporation for nearly 18 years. She enjoyed driving the basketball team to their away games. She was also employed at Temperly Store in Kent, the U.S. Shoe Factory and American Can in Austin. She was an Avon consultant. She was a member of the Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion Auxiliary, Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969 Auxiliary and Kent United Methodist Church. She had served as Democratic precinct committeewoman. She enjoyed farming, gardening, caning, and cooking Sunday dinners for her family and neighbors. She also enjoyed Indiana University basketball.

She is survived by two daughters, Dianne Hatton of Lexington and Kathy Taylor of Hanover; one son, Jim Sanders of Lexington; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Orville Sanders, whom she married May 29, 1948, and who died Oct. 9, 2002; and her parents.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Kent Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 11 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Jefferson County 4-H Fairgrounds, Our Hospice, or Kent United Methodist Church. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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Susan Wolf

Susan Lynne Wolf, 68, of Bethel, Conn., died Friday, March 28, 2014, at Danbury Hospital.

She was born May 8, 1945, in Childress, Texas, to John F. and Lillian Schoenstein. She grew up in Madison and graduated from Indiana University, where she received a degree in government with a minor in economics. She became the editor of the weekly publications, "The Bethel Home News," Bethel, Conn. and, at the time of her death, "The Redding Pilot," Redding, Conn. She received the 1987 New England Press Association Editorial Page Award, the 1989 Feature Writing Award, and was the 1989 recipient of the Business and Professional Women's Media Award. During her many years as a journalist and editor she earned more than 35 press association awards including general excellence. She was active in her community as a member of The Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Development Committee, Bethel American Legion Auxiliary and the Hudson Valley Subvette-ettes.

She is survived by her partner, David Rosenbluh of Bethel, Conn.; one daughter, Stephanie Wolf Phillips of Portola Hills, Calif.; one son, Brian Wolf of New Milford, Conn.; her partner's three children, Diane Cotter, David Rosenbluh and Bobby Rosenbluh; her mother, Lillian McCoskey of Madison; one sister, Sharon Schoenstein of Port Orange, Fla.; two grandchildren; her partner's three grandchildren; one nephew; and several cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father; and one nephew.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the First Church of Christ Congregational Church, 25 Cross Highway in Redding, Conn.

Hull Funeral Service in Bethel, Conn. is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences can be sent at www.hullfuneralservice.com.