Gene Davis

Gene Davis, 77, of Florence, Ky., formerly of Carrollton, Ky., and Daytona Beach, Fla., died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Florence, Ky.

He was born Feb. 1, 1935, in Sanders, Ky., the son of Ellis and Ruth Marie Baker Butch. He retired Feb. 1, 1990, as a window clerk from the U.S. Postal Service after 35 years of service. He was a member of the South Daytona Beach Baptist Church. He was formerly active with the Salvation Army.

He is survived by his wife, Wilda Jo Hendricks Davis; three sons, Mark Davis of Carrollton, Ky., Tom Davis of Union, Ky., and Chuck Davis of Louisville, Ky.; one brother, James Morgan of LaGrange, Ky.; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton, Ky.

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

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Salvation Army. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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



Frank Fisher

Frank Andrew Fisher, 51, of Nabb, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at the Fisher Farm in Nabb.

He was born May 11, 1961, in Houston, Texas, the son of Frank Jr. and Eileen "Pat" Scanlon Fisher. He was a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin. Before moving to the family farm, which has been in the family for more than 100 years, he pursued a career in the technology industry, which included positions with both IBM and Apple. He continued his interest in technology after moving to the farm by helping friends and neighbors with their computer problems. He was a member of the Salem Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed being a parent and farming. He also enjoyed politics and worked as a volunteer on many Democratic campaigns.

He is survived by his wife, Beth Walden Fisher, whom he married May 31, 1991, in San Marcos, Texas; one son, Emory Fisher of Nabb; one daughter, Rachel Fisher of Nabb; his parents of Houston, Texas; one sister, Anne Fisher McDaniel of Houston, Texas; one niece; and one nephew.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Madison Presbyterian Church.

Visitation with the family will immediately follow the service today at the church.

Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Camp Pyoca in Brownstown or Pope John Elementary School.

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



Gerald Imel

Gerald Wayne Imel, 72, of Madison, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at his residence.

He was born Dec. 2, 1940, in Jefferson County, the son of Howard and Geraldine Ryker Imel. He resided all of his life in Jefferson County. He was a 1958 graduate of Central High School and attended Purdue University earning a degree in surveying. He enjoyed and was devoted to farming his entire life. He also worked as a psychiatric attendant at the Madison State Hospital from 1961 to 2003. He enjoyed painting and restoring farm equipment, his cows and other farm animals, and his dogs.

He is survived by his wife, Shelby Jean Ralston Imel, whom he married Aug. 26, 1959; one son, Gary Wayne Imel of Madison; five grandchildren; two step grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by one son, Ronald Gene Imel, who died March 13, 2001; his father, who died Jan. 27, 1991; his mother, who died Nov. 11, 1993; one brother, Carl Imel; two sisters, Mary Ellen Imel Croxton, who died Sept. 19, 2011 and Betty Jean Imel Wyatt ;one niece; and one nephew.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Caledonia Cemetery near Moorefield.

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

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Caledonia Cemetery. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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



Martha Jones

Martha Jane Chambers Jones, 89, of Madison, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at Bee Hive Assisted Living in Scottsburg.

She was born Feb. 4, 1923, in Rockhold, Ky., the daughter of Bailey and Nanny Harp Chambers. She was raised and attended school in Kentucky. She and her husband moved to Scott County in 1953 and then to Jefferson County in 1959. She was employed as a psychiatric attendant with the Madison State Hospital, retiring after 21 years of service. She and her husband resided in St. Cloud, Fla. for 10 years and helped found and build the Eastern Boulevard Baptist Church. After returning to Jefferson County, they became members of Hanover Baptist Church. She enjoyed working in the church, spending time with her family and gardening.

She is survived by three daughters, Gail Jones of Madison, and Betty Jett and Gwendolyn Reichenbach, both of Jeffersonville; two sons, Tommy Jones of Corydon and Terry Kenneth Jones of Melbourne, Fla.; one sister, Dorothy Cloud of Dayton, Ohio; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow Jones, whom she married Dec. 11, 1937, and who died Aug. 6, 2009; one son, Gregory Warren Jones; her parents; two sisters, Myrtle Newman and Flora King; and one brother, Elbert Chambers.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Hanover Baptist Church. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and at the church Thursday from 10 a.m. until the service.

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

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



Goldie Kuntz

Goldie A. Kuntz, 97, of Hanover, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at Hanover Health and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born Oct. 25, 1915, in Lancaster, the daughter of Guy and Lola Dunham Law. She was a member of the first class at Lydia Middleton Elementary School and graduated from Madison High School in 1937. She and her husband owned and operated the former Campus Cabin on the Hanover College campus from 1947 to 1976. They also ran an after hours sandwich and pizza shop for the college students. They ran Cooper's Corner Drugstore in Hanover from 1960 to 1963 and the Soda Bowl on the Hanover College campus from 1955 to 1963. She was a member of Hanover United Methodist Church. She and her husband were active with the fraternity and sorority students at Hanover College. She enjoyed riding in their MG and traveling. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by two sons, George Kuntz of Bedford, Ky., and Roger Kuntz of Madison; one daughter, Sue Iburg of Lafayette; one brother, Lafie Straub of Madison; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, LaVerne R. Kuntz, whom she married in 1937, and who died in 1974; her parents; and one grandson.

The funeral will be at noon Tuesday at Lytle Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Dupont Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Fallen Heroes Project. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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



Frank Meadows

Frank J. Meadows, 82, of Hanover, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at his residence.

He was born Sept. 10, 1930, in English, Ky., the son of William and Jenny Gividen Meadows. He was raised in Carroll County, Ky. and was a graduate of Carrollton High School. He worked for 14 years at Conair in Carrollton, Ky. He then worked for Steinhardt Heating and Cooling and received a certificate in heating and cooling from Ivy Tech. He worked for Conn Organ in Madison for 20 years and for B & O Rail Road early in life. He was of the Baptist faith and was a member of the Jefferson Post 9 Sons of the American Legion. He enjoyed going to auctions, yard sales and flea markets, and being with his children and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Charlotte A. Jones Meadows, whom he married Dec. 27, 1985; two daughters, Debbie Singer of Cataula, Ga. and Melodye Clark of Fairhope, Ala.; three sons, William "Tom" Meadows of Versailles, Mark Meadows of Fairhope Ala., and Scott Meadows of Greenville, S.C.; one step son, Steven Brittain of Madison; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Zeda Marie Bladen Meadows, whom he married Sept. 7, 1950; his parents; one sister, Mabel Guthrie; two brothers, Johnny Meadows and Paul Meadows; and one granddaughter.

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

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

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Kidney Foundation or Amedysis Hospice. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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