John Boots

John A. Boots, 66, of Perry Park, Ky., died Sunday, April 21, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.

He was born Dec. 21, 1946, in Gallatin County, Ky., to Milford Edgar "Dude" and Frances Mann Boots. He served in the Air Force. He retired as a supervisor from the Kentucky Utilities Power Plant at the Ghent Generating Station in Ghent, Ky. He was a member of the Glencoe Baptist Church in Glencoe, Ky. He was a Kentucky Colonel.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Burgess Boots; one son, Joshua Aaron Boots of Carrollton, Ky.; two daughters, Mary Kathleen Smith of Sparta, Ky., and Kerri Lanette Atkins of Bagdad, Ky.; one brother, Tommy Boots of Louisville, Ky.; one sister, Janet Faye Boots of Perry Park, Ky.; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. Burial will be in Napoleon, Ky.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m.

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



Gorman Carlisle

Gorman L. Carlisle, 58, of Madison, died Monday, April 22, 2013, in Madison.

He was born Aug. 24, 1954, in Jefferson County, to Freddie Gorman and Ella Louise Ward Carlisle. He resided all of his life in Jefferson County. He had worked with his father's construction company, C & B Concrete and Construction. He was currently employed with McDonald's, having worked at both the Walmart and hilltop branches. He enjoyed riding his bike and being outdoors. He was a member of the Jefferson Post 9 Sons of the American Legion.

He is survived by his companion of 20 years, Barb Griffin of Madison; his mother, Ella Louise Ward Carlisle Sublett of Madison; his father and stepmother, Freddie G. and Charlotte Carlisle of Madison; two sisters, Diane Hamm and Kim Finney, both of Madison; two brothers, Eddie Carlisle and Dwight Carlisle, both of Madison; one half-sister, Norma Carlisle of Madison; four stepsisters, Linda Massie and Brenda C. Baker, both of Madison, Pamela Kohli of Toberg, N.Y., and Katie Geist of Dupont; four stepbrothers, Donald Hyden and James Sublett, both of Madison, Eddie Sublett of Buford, Ga., and Dale Sublett of Goshen; seven aunts and uncles; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by three stepbrothers, Charles William Hyden, Timmy Wayne Sublett and Michael Ray Sublett; and six aunts and uncles.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 9 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Gorman Carlisle Memorial Fund. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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



William Hendrix

William Ray Hendrix, 80, of Paris Crossing, died Saturday, April 20, 2013, at St. Francis Hospital in Greenwood.

He was born Aug. 6, 1932, in Richmond, Ky., to Frank D. and Dellaree Rhodes Hendrix. He worked as a farmer in the Paris Crossing area for 60 years. He also worked in construction as a heavy equipment operator, and did electrical work for the Indianapolis Airport, Greenwood Shopping Center and Graham Creek School. He was a member of Coffee Creek Christian Church in Paris Crossing. He enjoyed working, hunting, fishing, storytelling and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Sue Von Dissen Hendrix, whom he married Sept. 27, 1952; three children, William "Billy" Von Hendrix, Mark Allen Hendrix and Gail McIntosh, all of Paris Crossing; one sister, Helen Taylor of Greenwood; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by one son, Tony Ray Hendrix; his parents; one brother, Lenord Hendrix; and one grandson.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Coffee Creek Christian Church in Paris Crossing. Burial will be in Coffee Creek Christian Church Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Service in North Vernon on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Coffee Creek Christian Church Cemetery Fund. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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



Jacqueline Higgins

Jacqueline "Jacqui" Elaine Higgins, 27, of North Vernon, formerly of Canaan, died Sunday, April 21, 2013, at St. Vincent Jennings Community Hospital in North Vernon.

She was born Aug. 6, 1985, in Louisville, Ky., to John Matthew "Joey" and Deborah Kiser Higgins. She was raised in the Canaan community and was a 2004 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. She was employed for the past nine years with Developmental Services in North Vernon. She enjoyed participating in Special Olympics. She also enjoyed spending time with her family, collecting Marilyn Monroe memorabilia, bowling, going to the movies and reading.

She is survived by her parents of Canaan; one sister, Heather Burress of Milton, Ky.; her grandparents, John F. and Barbara Hart Higgins of Canaan; 13 aunts and uncles; 10 great-aunts and great-uncles; and many cousins and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Susan Juanita Lucas Kiser, who died July 3, 2011, and Hobert "Coal Miner" Kiser, who died July 15, 2010; one uncle; one aunt; and four cousins.

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 10 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Jacqui Higgins Memorial Fund. Contributions cards are available at the funeral home.

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



Pamela Wright

Pamela Jean Henry Wright, 56, of Ghent, Ky., died Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville, Ky.

She was born Dec. 31, 1956, in Carrollton, Ky., to Herman and Mattie Pollie Henry. She worked as a floral designer for LaGrange Florist.

She is survived by her husband, Terry Wright; one daughter, Amy Wright of Bedford, Ky.; two sisters, Marsha Young of Carrollton, Ky., and Dottie Daniels of Ghent, Ky.; one grandchild; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Herman Henry Jr.

The memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Ghent Baptist Church in Ghent, Ky. Friends may call at Graham-Dunn Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky., on Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m.

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