Obituaries - December 9, 2013
Monday, December 09, 2013 10:00 AM
Frances Lorene Nugent Ferguson, 73, of Madison, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
Joseph Albanie Lewis LaMothe, 77, of Madison, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Sept. 7, 1936, in Sudbury, Ontario, to Guildos and Gabrielle Godon LaMothe. After retiring from J. I. Case in Davenport, Iowa, he worked for several years at Rotary Lift and Reliance Electric in Madison. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Madison.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Chance LaMothe; two sons, Robert E. LaMothe and Dennis A. LaMothe; three daughters, Jessie Edens, Stacy Wells and Linda Heston; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Isabelle.
A memorial service will be at noon Thursday at Vail Funeral Chapel.
Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 10 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Alzheimer's Association. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.vailfuneralchapel.com.
Bradley Carl "Pete" Turner, 77, of Hanover, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2013, at Davis Elderly Care Home in Hanover.
He was born May 2, 1936, near Saluda in Jefferson County, to Carl and Addie King Turner. He was raised on a farm in Saluda Township and was a 1954 graduate of Saluda High School, where he played basketball. He served in the Army and Army Reserves from Dec. 13, 1954 to Dec. 12, 1962, rising to the rank of Specialist 3, serving in the Mrt Battery First Combat 14th Infantry. He received the Good Conduct Medal.
He worked early in life for Thompson Glass Dairy in Madison. He was employed for more than 20 years with the Jefferson Proving Ground, retiring as a proof director. After retirement, he enjoyed working for Chandler Chevrolet for several years. He was a member of the New Prospect Baptist Church, the Camm Car Club, Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion and the Saluda Alumni Association. He enjoyed fishing, traveling, his 1967 Oldsmobile and watching basketball.
He is survived by his wife, Linda L. Bowyer Turner, whom he married Nov. 21, 1958; one daughter, Carole Evonne Koerner of Nabb; one son, Steven Bradley Turner of LaGrange; two sisters, Evonne Siebenthal of Indianapolis and Judith Searcy of Sanders, Ky.; one brother, Wesley Turner of Hanover; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his father, who died Jan. 24, 1981; his mother, who died, May 25, 1986; two brothers, Gale Turner, who died Feb. 12, 1925 and Loren Turner, who died Sept. 2, 1997; and one sister, Lucile Harsin, who died Feb. 14, 1966.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in New Prospect Cemetery near Saluda. Military honors will be conducted graveside by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to the service. A final salute will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Wounded Warriors Project. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.