Jimmie Barnes

Jimmie Carroll Barnes, 70, of Bedford, Ky., died Saturday, April 8, 2017, at the Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville.

He was born Feb. 7, 1947, in Indianapolis to Lyman H. and Ruth Shelton Barnes. He was a 1965 graduate of Trimble County High School. He attended the University of Kentucky and received a bachelor’s degree in business and physical education. He then attended Eastern Kentucky University for his principal certification. He also received a superintendent certification from the University of Louisville and a doctorate from Spaulding University. He was an instructor at Sullivan University and developed a leadership component for their doctoral program. He worked as an educator and coach at various institutions, including Beechwood, Trimble, Gallatin and Shawe Memorial high schools, and at Ivy Tech Community College. He also coached the Trimble County Lady Raiders to the state tournament in basketball. He was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Madison and the Knights of Columbus. He became a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels in 1978. He enjoyed reading, history and philosophy, collecting coins, watching war movies and giving presentations.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Yvonne Webb Barnes, whom he married Dec. 1, 1967; two daughters, Stephanie Janeen Jacob of Florence, Ky., and Angie Suzanne Nordmann of Auburn; three siblings, Brenda Wright of Louisville, Ky., Donnie Barnes of Valparaiso and Debbie Barnes of Florida; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford, Ky. Cremation was chosen. Burial will be at a later date.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from noon until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Home of the Innocents or Trimble County EMS.

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



Marjorie Bellamy


Marjorie E. King Bellamy, 89, of Hanover, formerly of Madison, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover.

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



Bonnie Hart


Bonnie Kay Hart, 62, of Madison died Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

She was born April 9, 1955, in Madison to Raymond Fay Hart Sr. and Shirley Ann Haskell. She was a 1973 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. She attended Ball State University, earning a bachelor’s degree in social work. She was united in marriage to Sam Harmon. She worked as a social worker for the Division of Family and Children in Madison before moving to Dallas, Texas, for 10 years, where she worked for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services in Dallas. She returned to Madison, where she worked for O.V.O. Headstart and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program. She was the manager and lead server of the Clifty Falls State Park’s Clifty Inn dining room for more than 10 years. She was engaged to Wayne Richard Smith. She was a Christian and attended North Madison Christian Church. She enjoyed Halloween, “The Wizard of Oz,” her family and her dogs.

She is survived by eight sisters, Gina Jenkins of Madison, Traci Peddie of Indianapolis, Brandy Graham, Jill Kirby, Suzanne Luckett, all of Madison, Carrie Hart Reindollar of Owensboro, Ky., Jayme Hart Welch of Louisville, Ky., and Joy Melinda “Mindi” Brent of Campbellsburg, Ky.; three brothers, Raymond F. Hart Jr. of Chicago, Ill., and Steve McKay and Mark McKay, both of Madison; 13 nieces and nephews; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father, who died Aug. 23, 2013; her mother, Shirley Ann Haskell Peddie, who died Oct. 7, 2012; her step-father, Jon W. Peddie, who died Nov. 25, 2014; her step-mother, Joyce E. Lucas Hart, who died Aug. 7, 2009; her fiancé, Wayne Richard Smith, who died Oct. 27, 2012; one sister, Tammy Rae Cook, who died March 7, 2013; and her grandparents, James Robert Hart, Nellie V. Roland Johnson, Herbert W. “Hosie” and Geraldine Lauderbaugh Haskell, and Paul and Anna Laura Peddie.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Madison-Jefferson County Animal Shelter.

Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.



Lorna Scott

Lorna Lorraine Scott, 58, of Madison died Monday, April 3, 2017, at Norton Healthcare Pavilion in Louisville, Ky.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Vail Chapel.



Jordon Wheeler

Jordon Wayne Wheeler, 24 of Madison died Friday April 7, 2017.

He was born Sept. 30, 1992, in Jeffersonville. He worked in security for Madison Precision. He was a former firefighter for the New Washington and Madison fire departments. He was a member of the Way of the Cross Church in Otisco.

He is survived by his wife, Amy Graham Wheeler; his parents, Chuck and Connie Mayfield of Otisco, and Ronnie Wheeler of Clarksville; two brothers, Dustin Wheeler and Jacob Wheeler, both of Otisco; two sisters, Shelby Wheeler and Winter Wheeler, both of Clarksville; one stepbrother, Chris Mayfield of Austin; two step-sisters, Kayla Huff of Charlestown and Kourtney Mayfield of Scottsburg; his grandparents, Delbert and Glenda Murphy of Otisco; and two nieces.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Diana Cranmer; and his great-grandparents, George Washington and Sinda Murphy, Joyce Plessinger and Glenmore Lamb.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Burial will be in Emmanuel Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 10 a.m. until the service.

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