Obituaries - August 6, 2013
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 11:00 AM
Lloyd V. "Hank" "Henry" Anderson, 81, of Madison, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
He was born Jan. 10, 1932, in Chicago, Ill., to Lloyd V. Sr. and Esther Eklund Anderson. He was raised in Elizabethtown and a graduate of Columbus North High School. He served in the Navy from Jan. 15, 1951, to Nov. 26, 1954, rising to the rank of radioman third class serving tactical air control squadron six naval air station in Norfolk, Va., during the Korean War. He received the Good Conduct Medal and several service medals. He was employed as a sales engineer with Clifty Engineering from 1965 to Jan. 10, 2000. He was of the Christian faith. He was a member of the Madison Moose Lodge 765, Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion and the Madison Veterans of Foreign W Post 1969. He enjoyed golf, hunting, fishing, Indiana state parks, Indiana University basketball, Indianapolis Colts football and the Cincinnati Reds baseball.
He is survived by four daughters, Susan Morgan, Jenny Keeton, Jill Holt and Sandy Jones, all of Madison; two sons, Michael Anderson of Augusta, Ga., and John Anderson of Madison; one stepson, Richard Rankin of Madison; one stepdaughter, Nancy Rankin of Madison; 10 grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy M. Hill Anderson, whom he married Oct. 29, 1955, and who died June 7, 1995; his second wife, Alma L. Davis Anderson, whom he married Aug. 8, 1978, and who died Feb. 26, 2002; his parents; one brother, John Anderson; and two sisters, Virginia Finch and Felicia Burns.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted in the cemetery chapel by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. until the service. A final salute will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Lung Association. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Pamela K. Blaacker, 54, of Florence, formerly of Warsaw, Ky., died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton, Ky.
She was born Nov. 7, 1958, in Kenton County, Ky., to John Henry Bailey and Darlene Sue Conway Spicer. She had worked in the food service department for Rosedale Manor Nursing Home in Latonia, Ky. She was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by one daughter, Lisa Clephane of Warsaw, Ky.; her stepmother, Wanda Bailey of MacClenny, Fla.; two sisters, Stephanie Bailey and Michelle Cook, both of MacClenny, Fla.; three brothers, John Bailey, Timmy Bailey and Milburn Bailey, all of MacClenny, Fla.; and four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Michael Bailey.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Warsaw Riverfront Park in Warsaw, Ky. Cremation was chosen.
Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.
Daniel Caldwell Sr.
Daniel Caldwell Sr., 65, of Lexington, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Grayson Funeral Home in Hanover.
John Stewart "Big John" Carrier, 49, of Mount Sterling, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
He was born Sept. 20, 1963, in Tawas City, Mich., to Sam and Barbara Kasprzyk Carrier. He was raised and earned his GED in Sanford, Mich. He resided the last 14 years in Vevay. He was a former truck driver for the YRC Glen Moore Trucking Company, in Carlisle, Pa., for a year and a half, until he became disabled. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 3677 in Sanford, Mich. He attended the Switzerland County Community Church in Vevay. He enjoyed raising dogs, growing vegetables, listening to southern rock and country music, collecting knives, and driving semi trucks.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Eads Carrier, whom he married May 4, 1999; one son, Stewart Carrier of Sarasota, Fla.; one daughter, Nicole Young of Sarasota, Fla.; one stepson, Greg Dunning of Mount Sterling; his father and stepmother, Sam and Judy Carrier of Sanford, Mich.; one sister, Angel Grant of Louisville, Ky.; several stepbrothers and stepsisters; four grandchildren; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Barbara Kasprzyk Carrier Stiefel.
A private service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the family. Contributions can be made through Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay, which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.
Garry Chandler Sr.
Garry Richard Chandler Sr., 64, of Indianapolis, died Thursday, August 1, 2013.
He was born and raised in Madison. He moved to Indianapolis and began working at General Motors in 1972. He retired from the company after 34 years of service.
He is survived by four sons, Michael N. Cosby, Garry Chandler Jr., Aaron Chandler and Darrius Chandler; two daughters, Kelisha Chandler and Kezia Chandler; one sister, Karen Davis; 11 grandchildren; one niece; one nephew; and many cousins.
The funeral will be at noon Friday at Turning Point Family Worship Center, 4501 N. Post Road, Indianapolis. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis.
Friends may call at the church Friday from 11 a.m. until the service.
Ellis Mortuary in Indianapolis is in charge of arrangements.
The service will be streamed and online condolences can be sent at www.ellismortuary.com.
Eula Mae Chism, 92, of Madison, formerly of Brandenburg, Ky., died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover.
She was born April 5, 1921, in Meade County, Ky., to Adlai and Nellie East Chism. She was raised and attended school in Meade County, Ky. She was a member of the Wolf Creek Baptist Church in Meade County, Ky. She worked for 10 years as a line worker at Keller's Furniture Factory in Corydon. She also babysat for others for several years. After her husband's death she moved to Madison in 1975 and began attending the Calvary Baptist Church. She worked as a nursing assistant at the former Clifty Convalescent Center in Madison. She also cared for the elderly in their homes in Madison for several years. She enjoyed sewing, gardening and reading.
She is survived by two sons, C.W. Chism of Madison and Larry Chism of New Albany; one sister, Amzel Clayton of New Albany; one brother, Russell Chism of Louisville, Ky.; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilmer Chism, whom she married Jan. 22, 1941, and who died July 20, 1973; two daughters, Shirley Sue Chism, who died Feb. 15, 1942, and Connie Lynn Chism, who died April 22, 2002; her parents; and three brothers, Wilfred Chism, Charles Chism and Melvin Chism.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg, Ky. Burial will be in Parr-Franz Cemetery in Meade County, Ky.
Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Parr-Franz Cemetery. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre is in charge of local arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Jerry States, 64, of Carrollton, Ky., died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton, Ky.
He was born in February 1949, in Pennsylvania, the son of Carl and Kathryne States. He was a carpenter. He became a Christian in 1969. He also served as a pastor and enjoyed the ministry.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Lingenfelter States, whom he married Dec. 15, 1967; three children, Vernon States of Carrollton, Ky., Vinson States of Harleysville, Pa. and Vanessa Bersig of Louisville, Ky.; two brothers, Carl States of Clearfield, Pa., and George States of McDavid, Fla.; two sisters, Dorothy States of Chambersburg, Pa., and Imogene Pelton of Cambridge Springs, Pa.; and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one child, Vaughn States, who died in 1970; his father; his mother; two brothers, Glenn States and Bernard States; and one sister, Mildred States.
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. today at the First Baptist Church of Carrollton, Ky.
Friends may call at the church today from 10 a.m. until the service.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to The Gideons International Memorial Bible Program. Contribution cards will be available at the church. Contributions can also be sent to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214-0800.
Graham-Dunn Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Nell Youngblood, 73, of Madison, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at the North Point Healthcare Center in Lexington, Ky.
She was born Feb. 15, 1940, in Carrollton, Ky., to Ralph and Justine Perry Meadows. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by two sons, Terry Wolfe and Bobby Wolfe, both of Carrollton, Ky.; one sister, Betty Jean Ward of Madison; two granddaughters; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald M. "Duck" Youngblood, whom she married April 3, 1971, and who died Nov. 20, 2008; her parents; and two brothers, Freddie Meadows and Jimmie Meadows.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Vail Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from noon until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Mary Youngblood Memorial Fund. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.vailfuneralchapel.com.