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Obituaries - December 21, 2012
Friday, December 21, 2012 10:00 AM
Noble Eugene Adams, 64, of Bedford, Ky., died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the Robley Rex Veterans Administration Medical Center in Louisville, Ky.
He was born Oct. 20, 1948, in Carroll County, Ky., the son of Webb Sutter and Isabell Brierly Adams. He served in the Army from Jan. 21, 1969, to Jan. 20, 1975, during the Vietnam War, rising to the rank of specialist four serving in Company C, Sixth Battalion and 32nd Armored Division. He worked as an arc welder for Kentucky Trailer in Louisville, Ky., for 39 years. He resided most of his life in the Bedford, Ky., community. He was a member of the Carrollton American Legion and the Disabled American Veterans. He enjoyed hunting deer, farming and his horses. He was united in marriage on Feb. 17, 1968, to Dianna Rowlett. He was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed the woods and nature.
He is survived by three daughters, Linda Hall of Madison, Lori Davis of Canaan and Lana "Canday" Adams of Hanover; four sisters, Emma Hawkins of Henryville, Dorothy Davis of Carrollton, Ky., Connie Jackson of Sellersburg and Teresa Bond of Carrollton, Ky.; four brothers, John Cloyd of Henryville, Lawrence Adams and Maxwell Adams, both of Carrollton, Ky., and Vernon Adams of Bedford, Ky.; four grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and five siblings, Donnie Adams, Luke Cloyd, Wayne Cloyd, Martha Botkins and Mary Louise Adams.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday 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 Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. until the service. A final salute will be conducted by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Noble Eugene Adams Memorial Fund. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Belvadean Reeves Andrew, 90, of Vevay, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
She was born Aug. 7, 1922, in Markland, the daughter of Elmer and Ethel Brooks Reeves. She was raised in Vevay and was a 1940 graduate of Vevay High School. She resided most of her life in Vevay. She was formerly employed as a telephone operator for Vevay Telephone Company for 10 years. She was a former clerk at Danner's Hardware in Vevay. She was a member of the Ruter Chapel United Methodist Church in Vevay. She enjoyed gardening, working on crafts and being a homemaker.
She is survived by one son, Giles L. Andrew of Vevay; one daughter, Tonya Krall of Vevay; two grandchildren; two step grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one step great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Lee Andrews, whom she married Feb. 9, 1947, and who died Feb. 23, 1994; her parents; one brother, Donley Reeves, who died Jan. 17, 1974; and one half sister, Carmen Ader.
A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 2 p.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Ruter Chapel United Methodist Church. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.
Lucille "Sid" Lankton, 92, of Carrollton, Ky., died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at her residence.
She was born Feb. 16, 1920. She earned a degree as a registered nurse from the University of Michigan. She enjoyed helping others. She was a volunteer in the Carroll County Memorial Hospital gift shop for many years. She was also a member of the Philanthropic Educational Organization Sisterhood, holding several positions as an officer. She and her husband lived in many different places, returning to Carrollton, Ky. in 1977 following her husband's retirement. She was a member of the Methodist church.
She is survived by three sons, Mark Lankton, Steve Lankton and Scott Lankton; two granddaughters; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bud Lankton; two daughters, Susan Lankton and Lee Lankton Pearson; and one grandson.
Arrangements are pending for a memorial service in early 2013.
Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.
Kevin Eugene Skirvin, 55, of Hanover, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
He was born July 26, 1957, in Elkhart, the son of Clifford Eugene and Dorothy Irene Hoagland Skirvin. He lived most of his life in Jefferson County. He served in the Army from Dec. 12, 1974, to June 8, 1989, rising to the rank of sergeant serving the 151st Infantry during the Vietnam War. He was employed for 15 years with Sedam Contracting as a foreman over the prep crew. He then worked in recovery M. & M. Towing for several years. He had worked the past eight years as a crane operator with Arvin Sango. He was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed his grandchildren and riding motorcycles, especially with the Anderson Sales and Service benefit team. He also enjoyed attending his grandchildren's basketball games, remote control airplanes, and repairing and restoring old boats.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Ann Craig Skirvin, whom he married Sept. 3, 1974; one son, Tony Skirvin of Hanover; one sister, Wanda Stockdale of Hanover; one half sister, Trudy Puckett of Elkhart; one step sister, Dawn Winters of Elkhart; four grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one granddaughter.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in New Prospect Cemetery in Saluda. Military honors will be conducted graveside by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. A final salute will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Skirvin Grandchildren's Fund. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Lula White, 70, of Osgood, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg.
She was born April 18, 1942, near Rexville, the daughter of Carl and Louise Housefield Farrell. She was a former employee of Ohio Rod in Versailles. She once was the official pie baker for the Colonial Cottage restaurant in Versailles. She was a member of the Cedar Creek Community Church near Osgood.
She is survived by one son, Billy Pettit of Versailles; two sisters Naomi Hubbard of Osgood and Viola Cappel of Louisville, Ky.; four brothers, Donald Farrell and John Farrell, both of Rexville, David Farrell of Cross Plains, and Richard Farrell of Versailles; and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur White, who died Dec. 21, 1999; her parents; one sister, Goldina Sylvia Brock; and three brothers, Henry Farrell, Jim Farrell and Chester Farrell.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles. Burial will be in Shelby Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 9 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to a charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolences can be sent at www.skfuneralhome.com.
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