Obituaries - April 4, 2017
Tuesday, April 04, 2017 3:00 PM
Margurett L. Armstrong, 77, of Deputy, died Friday, March 31, 2017, at her residence.
She was born Dec. 9, 1939, in Washington County, to John Woodrow and Elizabeth Louise Lee Daily. She was an employee of the Beta Shoe Company in Salem for many years. She also worked at Grote in Madison, where she was active in the Association of Machinists Union. She served as the trustee for Graham Township and helped run the family farm. She was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church in Deputy and Scott County Homemakers Club. She also volunteered at LifeSpring. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and crafting. She also enjoyed hunting mushrooms, eating fish, playing with her grandchildren and traveling with her husband.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph Donald “Don” Armstrong, whom she married Nov. 21, 1956; one son, Dale Armstrong of Deputy; one daughter, Sherry Robinson of Scottsburg; three brothers, James Daily of Deputy, Ralph Daily of Aviston, Ill. and Wilmer Daily of Arizona; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Johnny Woodrow Daily; and three infant daughters, Marilyn Armstrong, Carolyn Armstrong and Tammy Armstrong.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Bethany Baptist Church in Deputy. Burial will be in Bethany Baptist Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg and at the church Friday from 11 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form to Bethany Baptist Church. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.
Cleve Joy Bayne, 89, of Navasota, Texas, formerly of Trimble County, Ky., died Friday, March 31, 2017, at Golden Creek Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Navasota, Texas.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Wood Oakley Chapel in Milton, Ky.
Steven D. Coy, 65, of Shelbyville, died Monday, April 3, 2017, at Franciscan Health in Indianapolis.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.
Anna M. Hannah, 79, of Madison, died Monday, April 3, 2017, at her residence.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Vail Chapel.
Janet Rae McLemore, 83, of Jeffersonville, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in Punta Gorda, Fla.
She was born in Oneida, Ky., to Ray and Audrey Bowling. She was raised in Oneida, Ky. and graduated from Oneida Baptist Institute. She earned a home economics degree from Berea College and a master’s degree in education from Indiana University. She taught at Petroleum High School in Bluffton and later served as a dietitian at Baptist Hospital in Louisville. She then returned to teaching at Borden High School and Jeffersonville High School, both in Indiana. She last served as director of financial aid at Hanover College. She was a member of the Hanover Presbyterian Church. She resided on the Hanover College campus for 40 years before recently moving to Jeffersonville. She enjoyed wintering in Punta Gorda, Fla., traveling, knitting shawls for homebound individuals and quilting for church benefits. She also enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, C. Eugene McLemore, whom she married in 1956; three children, Rebecca Lamberth of Atlanta, Ga., Joanna McLemore of Jeffersonville and Philip McLemore of Moraga, Calif.; two brothers, Eugene Bowling and Paul Bowling; and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father; her mother; and one brother, James Daniel Bowling.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 15 at Hanover Presbyterian Church.
Friends may call at the church Saturday, April 15 for a light lunch from 12:30 p.m. until the service. A reception will also follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society. Contributions can be made at the church or through Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Jacqueline Jones “Jacey” Potts, 37, of Alexandria, Ky., formerly of Carrollton, Ky., died Friday, March 31, 2017.
She was born Jan. 26, 1980, in Louisville, Ky., to John F. III. and Marsha Jean Foster Jones. She was a graduate of Carroll County High School and the Indiana University Kelly School of Business. She was the program development director of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Cincinnati. She was formerly employed with Ohio Valley Voices, a school which works with children who have cochlear implants.
She is survived by her husband, Brian Joseph Potts; one daughter, Caroline Grace Potts of Alexandria, Ky.; her parents of Carrollton, Ky.; one brother, Jay Jones of Independence, Ky.; her grandmother, Rosemary L. Jones of Rensselaer; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Justus and Freida Foster, and John F. Jones Jr.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Family Worship Center in Carrollton, Ky. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton, Ky.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Carroll County Memorial Hospital. Contributions can be made through Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky., which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.
James “Jim” Everett Tharp, 84, of Milton, Ky., died Sunday, April 2, 2017, at King’s Daughter’s Hospital.
He was born Jan. 24, 1933, in Campbellsburg, Ky., to James “Jiggs” and Anna Katherine Jones Tharp Wallace. He served in the Army. He opened the Farm House Restaurant in Bedford, Ky. in 1982. He enjoyed woodworking, antiques, going to flea markets and traveling.
He is survived by two daughters, Sheralin Burkhardt and Lisa Stewart, both of Milton, Ky.; one half-sister Barbara Handlon of LaGrange, Ky.; four grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Janet Phillips Tharp; his parents; and one brother, Allen Wallace.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford, Ky. Burial will be in Bedford Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Milton United Methodist Church. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.ransdellfuneral.com.
Joyce Ann Thomas, 71, of Lexington, died Monday, April 3, 2017, at University of Louisville Hospital.
She was born June 21, 1945, in Harlan, Ky., to Earl and Kathaleen Arbuckle. She retired as a licensed practical nurse with the Madison State Hospital, after 35 years of service. She was a member of the Church of God in Cincinnati, Ohio. She enjoyed shopping, reading, jewelry and her dogs.
She is survived by her husband, Earnest Thomas, whom she married July 8, 1961; one son, Phillip Thomas of Lexington; two daughters, Kathy E. Swann of Bradenton, Fla. and Cindy A. Summitt of Lexington; one brother, Frankie Arbuckle of Lexington; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Andrew Scott Thomas; and her parents.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 10 a.m. until the service.
Online condolences can be sent at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.