Obituaries - April 13, 2013
Saturday, April 13, 2013 5:00 AM
Richard L. Boyd, 62, of Underwood, Ind., died Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Scottsburg.
He was born June 24, 1950, in Madison to Richard E. Boyd and Beulah Welch Boyd. He was employed at Reliance Electric in Madison and R and L Steel, and was most recently part owner of Max Powder Coating in Scottsburg.
He is survived by his wife, Donna LaMaster Boyd; one son, Richard D. Boyd of Louisville, Ky; his mother; one sister, Linda Carter of Madison; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father.
The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 16, at 1 p.m. at the Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Brandi Elisabeth Brinkley, of Milton, Ky., was stillborn Thursday, April 11, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
She was the daughter of Brad E. Brinkley and Meggan C. Henke Prather. Her family was awaiting her birth at the end of June.
She is survived by her parents of Milton, Ky.; one sister, Savannah Henke of Milton, Ky.; three brothers, Jordan Logan, Tommy Prather and Jonathan Henke, all of Milton, Ky.; her maternal grandparents, Tammie and Brice Van Ausdale of Virginia Beach, Va., and Kevin Henke of Utah; her paternal grandmother, Paula Jean Martin of Chesapeake, Va.; her maternal great-grandparents, Fayrine Graves of Hanover, and Rachel and Dave Padgett of Suffolk, Va.; her paternal great-grandparents, Mary Page of Colorado, and Darrell and Dena Henke of Kansas; four aunts and uncles; and six cousins.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Harry Lee Brinkley Sr.; and her maternal great-grandfather, Lawrence Graves.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Grandview Memorial Gardens Cemetery Chapel. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call at the chapel Monday from 10:30 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Brandi Brinkley Memorial Fund. Contribution cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Linda L. Skelton Demaree, 66, of Madison, died Thursday, April 11, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
She was born Feb. 16, 1947, in Shelbyville, Ky., to Harold Maxwell and Evelyn Scobee Demaree. She was a 1965 graduate of Shelby County High School. She formerly worked at Commonwealth of Kentucky Human Resources, Grote Manufacturing and at the Marble Hill Power Plant. She was a member of Faith Alliance Church. She was a member of the Elvis Presley Fan Club. She was a fan of NASCAR, University of Kentucky basketball and the New York Yankees.
She is survived by her husband, James Terry Demaree, whom she married July 26, 1969; one daughter, Angie Demaree of Madison; one sister, Judith Knoop of Shelbyville, Ky.; three grandchildren; three nieces; and five nephews.
She was preceded in death by one son, Mark Thomas Demaree, who died Oct. 21, 2005; her parents; and one brother, Harold Lynn Skelton, who died in 1991.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Vail-Holt Funeral and Cremation Service. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to King's Daughters' Health Hospice, Faith Alliance Church or the Jefferson County Humane Society. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.vailholtfuneralhome.com.
Willmer "Bill" Morris, Sr., 70, of Madison, died Friday, April 12, 2013, at Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus, Ind.
He was born Oct. 25, 1942 in Jackson, Ky., to Henry and Dicie Shouse Morris. He was first employed with Rex Chain Belt in Madison. He then began a career as a master electrician with the Indiana Kentucky Electric Corporation. He worked there for 35 years before retiring. He was a member of Concord Church of God, the American Legion, the Madison Bass Masters Club and the Switzerland County Sportsman Club. He enjoyed his family, hunting, fishing, his garden and his dogs.
He is survived by his wife, Gaylean Pennington Morris, whom he married on Oct. 14, 1962; two daughters, Sherry Boley and Norma Kruzich, both of Madison; two sons, Willmer Morris Jr. of Madison and Garry Morris of Canaan; two brothers, Harvey Morris of Harrodsburg, Ky and Earl Morris of Bennington; four sisters, Dot Overpeck of Grapevine, Texas, Virginia Stephan of Canaan, Malvary Morris of Liberty, Ky, Lydia Ann Lainhart of Harrodsburg, Ky; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Virgil, Henry Jr., R.T. and Bobby; and sisters, Alberta Morris, Betty Avis Dalton and Flora Ellen Reynolds.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 15, at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Center. Burial will be in the Canaan Cemetery.
Friends may call Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. and from Monday from noon until the time of burial. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Vina M. Siebein Williams, 90, Madison, died Friday, April 12, 2013 at the Covered Bridge Nursing Center in Seymour, Ind.
She was born on June 12, 1922 in New Marion, Ind, to Leonard and Lorilla Fox Siebein. She graduated New Marion High School in 1940. She and her husband, Bud Andre Williams, whom she married on May 12, 1940, moved to Madison in 1952. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed working with her husband in the Williams Construction Company and being a homemaker. She also managed The Gift Box for several years. She was a member of the North United Methodist Church for 50 years and helped to organize the Hi-Neighbors Home Ec Club. She was also a member of the Madison Order of Eastern Star for over 50 years and helped organize the Red Hatters Society of Madison. She also volunteered at nursing homes in the area and enjoyed singing in the musical groups Fern and the Gang and Virginia and the Sun Shiners. She served as a Girl Scout leader and was a member of the New Marion Alumni Association. Vina enjoyed traveling to Winter Haven, Fla., with her husband, bird watching, butterflies, collecting angels and bears, singing, musicals, socializing and volunteering.
She is survived by her daughter, Linda Williams Handlon of Madison; her son, Michael Williams of Hartsville; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; five brothers, Emmett, John Lewis, Gayle and Everett Siebein; and two sisters, Edna Furlow and Marie Andress.
The funeral is at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 18 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Center. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from noon until the time of the service.
Eastern Star services will be conducted on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Center.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the North United Methodist Church. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.