Charles Anderson

Charles F. Anderson, 61 of Lexington, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at his residence.

He was born Oct. 4, 1950, in Madison, the son of James and Elva Denning Anderson. He was a retired foreman for Rotary Lift and an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was former volunteer coach for the Johnson and Vienna-Finley Elementary basketball program. He was a member of Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969 and Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

He is survived by his wife, Susan Sommer Anderson, whom he married May 26, 1979; two daughters, Shari Little of Lexington and Stacy Payne of Austin; one son, Tim Anderson of Austin; two sisters, Dorothy Baker of Scottsburg and Pat Lamaster of Madison; one brother, Ray Anderson of Hanover; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Kimberly Jo Phillips; his parents; two brothers, Don Anderson and Ralph Anderson; one sister, Della "Ann" Creech; and one grandchild.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Grayson Funeral Home in Hanover. Burial will be in Lick Branch Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until the service.

Online condolences can be sent at www.graysonfuneralhome.com



King Solomon Burke

King Solomon Burke, 90, of Hanover, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at his residence.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Funeral Chapel.



Clinton Curry

Clinton Curry, 97, of Moorefield, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at King's Daughters' Hospital.

He was born Sept. 16, 1914, in Vevay, the son of Paul L. and Susie M. Brett Curry. He was raised in Switzerland County and resided there most of his life. He was a dairy farmer and raised beef cattle, sheep, tobacco and also gardened on his family farm near Moorefield since 1941. He was a member of Center Square Baptist Church. He received the Silver Star Award for outstanding accomplishments in the conservation of soil, water and related resources from the Switzerland County Soil and Water Conservation District. He also received the first-place award in the old pasture contest in 1962.

He is survived by two daughters, Hazel Jean Wilkerson of Lexington and Dianna Davis of Hanover; two sons, Arnold Wayne Curry of Hanover and Lee Roy "Lee" Curry of Anderson; one brother, Henry P. Curry of Rising Sun; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Leo Loretta Dunning Curry, whom he married Nov. 5, 1938, and who died April 26, 2003; his parents; two sisters, Katherine Martin and Ina Mae Caplinger; two brothers, Dale Vernon Curry and James Curry.

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

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

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Moorefield Community Fire Department or the Switzerland County Emergency Unit. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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



William Ellison

The Rev. William Cecil Ellison, 101, of Carrollton, Ky., died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2012, at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

He was born Sept. 2, 1910, in Yosemite, Ky., the son of Joshua Taylor and Nicey Susan Patterson Ellison. He was the pastor of First Apostolic Church in Carrollton, Ky., for 61 years.

He is survived by two daughters, Wanda McDowell of Carrollton, Ky., and Willa McDaniel of Louisville, Ky.; two sons, Kenneth D. Ellison of Obetz, Ohio, and J. Devon Ellison of Carrollton, Ky.; one half sister, Lucille Wilson of Yosemite, Ky.; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mabel Mae Kress Ellison; his parents; one brother, Pat Ellison; and two sisters, Lillie Phelps and Maggie Brown.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Apostolic Church in Carrollton, Ky. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton, Ky.

Friends may call at the church Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from noon until the service.

Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. is in charge of arrangements.

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



Jack Johnson

The Rev. Jack C. Johnson, 28, of New Washington, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, in a car accident in New Washington. Johnson was an associate pastor at New Hope Baptist Church.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.



Shirley Kilby

Shirley M. Kilby, 69, of Vernon, died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at Jennings Health Care Center in North Vernon.

She was born June 18, 1942 in Indianapolis, the daughter of Ace M. and Esther Lillian Whitehead Boicourt. She was the director at the House of James Beauty School in Madison and the administrator for both the Webber Beauty School in Columbus and House of James Beauty School in Seymour. She had also owned several beauty salons through the years.

She is survived by two daughters, Amy Bryant-Ailport of Vernon and Johnna Douglas of Seymour; two brothers, Patrick Boicourt of Austin, Texas, and Michael Boicourt of Shreveport, La.; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home in North Vernon. Burial will be in Scipio Cemetery in Scipio.

Friends may call at the funeral home today from 4 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. until the service.  

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations toward funeral expenses. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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



Kenneth Miley

Kenneth Charles Miley, 75, of Campbellsburg, Ky., formerly of Dayton, Ohio, died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at his residence.

He was born Dec. 27, 1936, in Greenville, Ohio, the son of Frank S. and Rozena Roberts Miley. He was a wastewater treatment manager for Mound Labs in Miamisburg, Ohio, for 30 years. He was a member of Cove Hill Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Georgia Brown Miley; four daughters, Mary Spencer of West Carrollton, Ohio, Elizabeth Black Maurice of Columbus, Ohio, Cheryl Davis Robert of Louisville, Ky., and Connie Miley of Centerville, Ohio; one son, Steven Miley of Alabama; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three aunts; and one uncle.

The funeral will be at 7 p.m. today at Cove Hill Baptist Church in Carrollton, Ky. A second service will be at 5 p.m. Saturday at Rogers Funeral Home in Trotwood, Ohio. Cremation was chosen.

Friends may call today from 5 p.m. until the service at the church and Saturday from 3 p.m. until the service at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Hospice of the Bluegrass.

Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky., is in charge of local arrangements.

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



Clarence Monroe

Clarence J. Monroe, 73, of Madison, died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at his residence.

He was born Feb. 25, 1938, in Jefferson County, the son of Clarence George "Bud" and Charlotte Adams Monroe. He was raised in Jefferson County and was a 1956 graduate of Madison High School. He graduated June 5, 1960, from Purdue University with a professional engineering degree. He was in the Army's 4th Battalion 3rd Regiment, and was honorably discharged Jan. 12, 1961. He was employed in 1961 with Rexnord Chain Belt, later Envirex, as a professional engineer and retired after 40 years in December 2000. He enjoyed woodworking, flying and building remote-controlled airplanes, ham radio, firearms, hunting, fishing and being with his family. He was a member of North Madison Christian Church, the Broken Wings Radio Control Model Airplane Club, Clifty Amateur Radio Club, the Indiana Professional Engineers Club and the National Rifle Association.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Margaret A. Manaugh Monroe, whom he married June 19, 1965; one son, Scott Monroe of Madison; one daughter, Gretchen Marie Smith of Madison; two sisters, Helen Marie James of Deputy and Charlotte Sherman of Madison; four grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father, who died Dec. 25, 1949; his mother, who died Dec. 20, 1962; and one sister, Betty June Monroe, who died Dec. 11, 1944.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens. Full military honors will be conducted graveside by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until the service. A final salute will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to a charity of the donor's choice. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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



James Penn

James Penn, 72, of Carroll County, Ky., died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

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



Bertha Requet

Bertha L. Requet, 99, of Madison, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at Hickory Creek of Madison.

She was born Jan. 31, 1913, in Madison, the daughter of Peter and Carrie Woolum Stephanus. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Prince of Peace Auxiliary and a former member of the Eagles Auxiliary and the Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969 Auxiliary. She enjoyed fishing, shopping, watching television and playing bingo.

She is survived by one son, Charles F. Requet Jr. of Madison; one grandson; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles F. Requet Sr., who died April 10, 1991; her parents; three sisters, Theresa Radley, Agnes Yost and Emma Goshorn; and seven brothers, Thomas Stephanus, Frank Stephanus, Bill Stephanus, Peter Stephanus, George Stephanus, Charles Fred Stephanus and Charles Edward Stephanus.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery.

Friends may call at Vail-Holt Funeral and Cremation Service on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 10 to 10:45 a.m. The Rosary will be said at 5 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Boy Scouts of America Troop 721. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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



William Rogers

William C. Rogers, 67, of Bethlehem, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Funeral Chapel.



Clifford Roy

Clifford Roy, 88, of Scottsburg, died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.

He was born Dec. 14, 1923 in Russell Springs, Ky., the son of Thomas Cosby and Delpha Ann Chumbley Roy. He was an Army veteran. He was a retired truck driver. He was a former member of the American Legion Post 234 and the Scott County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6582.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Barger Bowers-Roy; three daughters, Tammy Riley of Scottsburg and Debbie Miles and Alisa Cox, both of Lexington; three step sons, David Bowers, Rocky Bowers and Edward Bowers, all of Scottsburg; one step daughter, Charlotte Lundy of Crothersville; one brother, Dwight Roy of California; two sisters, Edna Swinford of Shelbyville and Neva Dailey of California; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; five step grandchildren; and six step great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Louwanda Jean Roy, and several brothers and sisters.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Burial will be in Scottsburg Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 10 a.m. until the service.

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

Online condolences can be sent at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.



Solie Smith

Solie Smith, 77, of Carrollton, Ky., died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at his residence.

He was born March 21, 1934, in Owen County, Ky., the son of Charles and Virginia Garrett Smith. He was a mechanic.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia Louise Smith; three daughters, Diane Tharp of Campbellsburg, Ky., Darlene Stinson Smith of Carrollton, Ky., and Sally Ann Preston of Pleasureville, Ky.; four sons, Larry Lane Smith of Bedford, Ky., Charles Forest Smith of Shelbyville, Ky., and David Carl Smith and Allen Wayne Smith, both of Carrollton, Ky.; three sisters, Mary Aldridge of Bedford, Ky., Mary J. Sibly of Sligo, Ky., and Maddie Bell Riff of Carrollton, Ky.; one brother, Forrest Smith of Bedford, Ky.; 35 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Libby Durrett; one son, Prentice Smith; his parents; and one sister, Virginia E. Smith.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Wood-Oakley Funeral Home in Milton, Ky. Burial will be in Moffett Cemetery in Milton, Ky.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 10 a.m. until the service.



Marjorie Webster

Marjorie Webster, 80, of Bedford, Ky., died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012.

She was born Oct. 14, 1931, the daughter of Ossie and Rella Baker. She was a member of Corn Creek Baptist Church in Milton, Ky., for many years.

She is survived by five children, Mike Webster, Kenny Webster, Don Webster, Barbara Scott and Pam Hunt; five siblings, Gladys Baker, Agnes French, Richard Baker, James Baker and Floyd Baker; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren;

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy L. Webster; her parents; and nine siblings, William, Beulah, Willard, Deuward, Birdie Mae, Lena, Orville, Alma and Lloyd.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Corn Creek Baptist Church in Milton, Ky. Burial will be in Moffett Cemetery in Milton, Ky.

Friends may call at the church Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m.

Wood-Oakley Funeral Home in Milton, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.



LaVerne Wright

LaVerne B. Wright, 79, of Kettering, Ohio, died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at Walnut Creek Nursing Center in Kettering, Ohio.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Vail-Holt Funeral and Cremation Service.