Durham Asher

Durham Asher, 75, of North Vernon, formerly of Milton, Ky., and Madison, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Reid Hospital in Richmond.

He was born March 27, 1938, in Ferndale, Ky., to Ned and Sarah Brock Asher. He was a general contractor. He was a member of the United Methodist Church of North Vernon. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, boating and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Jacque N. Asher, whom he married June 28, 1966; four daughters, Patty Watson of Scottsville, Ky., Nora Choate of Indianapolis, Theresa Griffin of Hanover and Dorothy Clark of North Vernon; two sons, Eddie Lee Asher of Indianapolis and Anthony Asher of Sommerville, Texas; three sisters, Irene Asher of Butlerville, and Virginia Woods and Mary Brown, both of Madison; 20 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Sharon Rose Asher, who died in 2009; his parents; four sisters, Dood Dennison, Millie O'Neal, Pauline Singer and Siller Watkins; two brothers, James Asher and Charles "Bud" Asher; and one great-granddaughter.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Vail-Holt Funeral and Cremation Service. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Walk To End Alzheimer's: Team Asher - Precious Memories. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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



Bernice Crouch

Bernice Marie Crouch, 83, of Columbus, formerly of Madison, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility in Columbus.

She was born May 5, 1929, in Columbus, to Christian and Irene Lawell Waldkoetter. She had been a medical assistant at the Seibel Clinic in Nashville and was a senior nurse's aid at Bartholomew County Hospital. She retired in June 1982. She moved to Patriot and she was a teacher's assistant at Patriot Christian Academy. She volunteered at King's Daughters' Hospital. She was a former member of Faith Lutheran Church in Columbus, where she was a teacher's assistant at the preschool. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and the American Legion Auxiliary, both in Columbus. She enjoyed traveling and camping.

She is survived by two daughters, Phillis Fultz of Madison and Mary Wagner of Old Fort, Tenn.; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several niece, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William A. Crouch, whom she married Dec. 25, 1946, and who did Sept. 12, 1997; one daughter, Katherine George; her parents; six sisters, her twin Beatrice Waldkoetter, Carolyn Armstrong, Selma Carter, Gladys Harris, Christine Bickel and Verna Waldkoetter; and three brothers, Chris Waldkoetter, Nelson Waldkoetter and Joseph Waldkoetter

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home in Columbus. Burial will be in Flatrock Baptist Cemetery in Columbus.

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

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



Darlene Kinman

Darlene Faye Kinman, 53, of Bedford, Ky., formerly of Madison, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Hosparus Inpatient Care Center of the Norton Healthcare Pavilion in Louisville, Ky.

She was born Feb. 8, 1960, in Madison, to Russell and Hildred Rand Craig. She was raised in Trimble County, Ky. She was employed as a dining room manager at Clifty Falls State Park's Clifty Inn for 28 years. She enjoyed collecting statues, cooking, working outside with flowers, going to yard sales and spending time with her grandchildren. She was of the Baptist faith and attended Milton Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Kinman; one daughter, Ashley Trail of Milton, Ky.; two stepsons, Billy Kinman and Troy Kinman, both of Ohio; two sisters, Barbara White of Bedford, Ky., and Wanda Hillard of Bardstown, Ky.; five brothers, Ronnie Craig of Milton, Ky., Jimmy Craig, Tommy Maddox and Donnie Maddox, all of Madison, and Jay Maddox of Milton, Ky.; seven grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Linda Popp; and two brothers, Larry Craig and Louis Maddox.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Wood-Oakley Funeral Home in Milton, Ky. Burial will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.