George Adams

George Bryant Adams, 49, of Vevay, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at his residence.

He was born Sept. 4, 1964, in Madison, to Arthur Bettens "Art" and Betty Jean Otter Adams. He was raised in Switzerland County and was a 1982 graduate of Switzerland County High School. He earned an associates degree in computer technology from Ivy Tech Community College in 1988. He was the former director for Switzerland County Emergency Management. He was formerly employed in safety and loss prevention for Dow Corning in Carrollton, Ky., from 1990 to 2003. He was also a former emergency medical technician for the King's Daughter's Emergency Medical Services for five years and for Hugh Garner Med Care Ambulance in Madison for several years. He was a reserve deputy sheriff for the Switzerland County Sheriff's Department and a former reserve policeman for the Vevay Police Department. He served on the Switzerland County EMS Board of Directors for 15 years. He was a member of the Florence Lodge 27 F.& A.M. and the Spring Branch Baptist Church. He was a primary emergency medical technician instructor for the State of Indiana and served on the education committee for the State of Indiana EMS. He was a lifetime member of the Switzerland County EMS, and a member of the Posey Fire Department and the Vevay Post 185 of the Sons of the American Legion. He enjoyed working and helping others. He also enjoyed spending time with is family, especially his children.

He is survived by his wife, Connie Lane Adams, whom he married May 16, 1987; two daughters, Stephanie Adams and Kristin Adams, both of Vevay; one son, George Kevin Adams of Vevay; one sister, Belinda Swanson of Madison; one brother, Tom Skirvin of Vevay; 11 nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces, great-nephews, aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his grandparents, Roy G. and Mable Carber Adams, and Royland A. "Roll" and Daisy McFarland Otter.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. A Masonic service will be conducted by Florence Lodge 27 F. & A.M. at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the George B. Adams Memorial Fund. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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



Ruth Adams

Ruth W. Adams, 98, of Carrollton, Ky., died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at River Reed Assisted Living Center in Carrollton, Ky.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky.



James Crandell

James Earl "Jim" Crandell, 95, of Sanger, Texas, formerly of Valrico, Fla., and Madison, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 at Red Bird Assisted Living in Sanger, Texas.

He was born April 2, 1918, in Vevay, to Glenn R. and Margaret "Maggie" Storie Crandell. He was raised in Moorefield and was a 1937 graduate of Vevay High School. He served in the Army Air Corps from March 2, 1942, to Oct. 25, 1945, during World War II. He served in the 1045th Army Air Forces Base Unit, rising to the rank of technical sergeant. He received the Good Conduct Medal and other service awards. He graduated from the Missouri Aviation Institute of Automotive and Electrical School. He returned to the Madison Community and began farming. He enjoyed mechanical work and automobiles and had a 20-year career with Bennett Motors Oldsmobile Cadillac Dealership in Madison as the service manager, retiring in 1970. He then served as service manager at Hoffman Motors in Madison for two years. He was a member of the North Madison Baptist Church where he had served as trustee. He enjoyed residing in Florida during the winter and was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Bradenton, Fla., and served as trustee there as well. He enjoyed traveling, gardening, farming and automobiles.

He is survived by his wife, Mildred J. Webster Crandell, whom he married Nov. 19, 1941; one daughter, Marilyn L. Beaver of Globe, Ariz.; two sons, James Kenneth Crandell of Dade City, Fla., and Harold Bernard Crandell of Denton, Texas; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Carl Scott Crandell and Robert Crandell; and one sister, Mary Louise Crandell.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens. Military honors will be conducted graveside

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from noon until the service. A final salute will be conducted by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to North Madison Baptist Church. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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



Terry Harmon

Terry Gayle Harmon, 50, of Aurora, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.



Herbert Kinman

Herbert D. "Herb" Kinman, 63, of Carrollton, Ky., died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton, Ky.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky.