Andrew Beam

Andrew Bentley Beam, 79, of North Vernon, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at his residence.

He was born March 20, 1934, in North Vernon, to Roy and Christina Biehle Beam. He was a 1954 graduate of Vernon High School. He served in the Air Force in Alaska for four years. He as a fire chief for the former Muscatatuck State Developmental Center in Butlerville for 32 years. He was also a lifelong farmer. He was a member of the First Christian Church in North Vernon. He enjoyed farming, family reunions, playing the lottery, deer hunting, watching Fox News, Indiana University athletics, and spending time with his grandchildren and his dog.

He is survived by his wife, Jane Shouse Beam, whom he married in 1999; two sons, Curtis Beam of Toledo, Ohio and Rick Shouse of San Jacinto; four daughters, Brenda Lauderbaugh of Dupont, Caryn Vogel-Jenkins of North Vernon, Patsy Shouse of Vevay and Debbie Zollman of Madison; four brothers, Chester Beam of North Vernon, John Beam of Seymour, Dale Beam of Martinsville and Roy Beam of California; five sisters, Anna Beam, Wilma Graper and Clara Clark, all of North Vernon, Barb Trowbridge of Commiskey and Christina Jacobson of Wisconsin; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Sue Beam; one son, Craig Beam; and his parents.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Service in North Vernon. Burial will be in Vernon Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted graveside by Matt Hester Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2021.

Friends may call at the funeral home today 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 First Christian Church of North Vernon or the American Cancer Society.

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



Joseph Hoffman

Joseph J. "Joe" Hoffman, 92, of Madison, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at Hickory Creek of Madison.

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



Garnet Keith

Garnet Keith, of Vevay, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at The Waters of Rising Sun.

She was the daughter of Robert and Alice Thomas.

She is survived by three daughters, Dianna Winslow of Vevay, Judith Booth of San Antonio, Texas and Carrie Keith of Lawrenceburg; one son, Paul Keith of Versailles; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Denver Keith; two sons, Otis Wayne Keith and Lonnie Keith; her parents; three brothers, Wilford Thomas, J.B. Thomas, and Lincoln Thomas; and two sisters, Josie Horner and Ruth Reese.

A graveside service and burial was scheduled for 10 a.m. today in Vevay Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Switzerland County Life Squad. Contributions can be made through Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

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



Margaret Monroe

Margaret Ann Manaugh Monroe, 71, of Madison, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.

She was born Nov. 5, 1941, in Scott County, to Oscar and O'Dell Robbins Manaugh. She was raised in Scott County and was a 1959 graduate of Lexington High School. She was employed since the early 1960s, first with McCauley Insurance Agency and then with Gardner's Insurance Agency. She retired in 2012 as an insurance clerk. She enjoyed her dog and loved all animals. She also enjoyed caring for her grandchildren and sitting on the porch with her neighbors.

She is survived by one son, Scott Monroe of Madison; one daughter, Gretchen Marie Smith of Madison; four grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; one niece; and several other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence J. Monroe, whom she married June 19, 1965, and who died Feb. 21, 2012; her father; her mother, O'Dell Robbins Manaugh Mullikin; and one niece.

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 today from 5 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. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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