Obituaries - February 26, 2013
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 10:00 AM
Dorothy King Courtney, 75, of Carrollton, Ky., died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at the Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton, Ky.
She was born Aug. 15, 1937, in Gallatin County, Ky., the daughter of Joe Bill and Alene Davis King. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Carrollton Christian Church.
She is survived by one daughter, Donna Spence of Campbellsburg, Ky.; three sons, C.W. Courtney Jr. of Carrollton, Ky., Ernie Courtney of Turners Station, Ky. and Ronnie Courtney of Carrollton, Ky.; one sister, Mary Bladen of Ghent, Ky.; three brothers, Donnie King of Ghent, Ky. and Ronnie King and Jimmy King, both of Carrollton, Ky.; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her husband, C.W. Courtney Sr., who died Oct. 7, 2010; her parents; and four sisters, Rosie King, Debbie Hemingway, Lilliann King and Emma Sue King.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. A graveside service and burial will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Evergreen Cemetery in Louisville, Ky.
Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the service.
Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerriley.com.
Paul Edward Holt, 82, of Bennington, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
He was born Feb. 8, 1931, in Whitley County, Ky., the son of Vernon and Nellie Gregory Holt. He worked at J.C. Noyes in Covington, Ky., for 37 years, retiring in May 1992. He was married to Ruth Bingaman. He was later united in marriage to Nancy Florence Biddle on April 16, 1976. He enjoyed fishing, wood working, working on cars and gardening. He also enjoyed spending time with his wife and family. He was a member of Manville Christian Church.
He is survived by five daughters, Wanda Hart, Kathy Aylor and Paula Lauria, all of Kentucky, Patricia Stewart and Jennifer Chandler of Bennington; five step children, Sandra Floyd of Dry Ridge, Ky., Joyce Biddle of Florence, Ky., Jimmy Biddle of Burlington, Ky., and Jerry Biddle and Kelly Biddle, both of Florence, Ky.; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Florence Biddle Holt; one step daughter, Beverly Dinser; and his parents.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at DeVries Funeral Home in Dillsboro. Burial will be in Pleasant Cemetery.
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 Manville Christian Church Youth Fund.
Bertha Charlotte Chesser McQueen, 96, of Madison, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at her daughter's residence near Manville.
She was born Aug. 1, 1916, in Westport, the daughter of Omer Acin and Lora Ann Maple Chesser. She was raised in Wesport and was a 1937 graduate of Westport High School. She then attended business technical school in Indianapolis and worked in a lawyer's office. She had worked as a sales clerk at Moore's Store in downtown Madison and then for the Plaza Shoppe in Madison for 22 years. She was the oldest living member of the North United Methodist Church and was very active in the church and in writing the history of the church. She enjoyed being a Girl Scout leader and a member of the Women's Society of Christian Service, where she held various district offices. She also enjoyed knitting, crocheting, reading, church work, singing hymns, creating games and doing word games. She enjoyed caring for elderly family members and traveling. She was a member of the Westport High School Alumni and enjoyed attending alumni events with her sisters.
She is survived by one daughter, Lavita McQueen Shelton of Madison; three granddaughters; one grandson; four great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; two nieces, whom she helped raise, Rosemary McQueen Day of Indianapolis and Marilyn McQueen of Madison; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Johnathan "John" McQueen, whom she married May 26, 1942, and who died in 1971; her parents; three sisters, Magaret Herndon, Hazel McQueen and Inez McGuire Dixon; and one great-grandson.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at North United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 1 p.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Indiana Methodist Children's Home or the North United Methodist Church. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Linda "Red" Lou Malott Morrison, 66, of LaGrange, Ky., died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Baptist Hospital Northeast in LaGrange, Ky.
She was born Sept. 21, 1946, in Noblesville, the daughter of Earnest Ray and Martha Jean Anderson Malott. She was a cook for most of her life. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed reading the Bible, and watching her grandchildren's ballgames. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church
She is survived by one son, Rex R. Sells of Bedford, Ky.; two daughters, Tina Townsend of Milton, Ky. and Tonya Walser of LaGrange, Ky.; four brothers, Danny Malott, Junior Ray Malott, John Walden and Rick Walden; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Al Morrison; and her parents.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation was chosen.
Ransdell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.ransdellfuneral.com.
Charles Louis Munier, 94, of Madison, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
He was born Jan. 16, 1919, in Jefferson County, the son of Charles W. and Anna M. Weber Munier. He resided all of his life in Jefferson County. He served in the Army from April 14, 1941 to May 12, 1944, rising to the rank of sergeant serving Headquarters Detachment, 1820th Unit Station Complement during World War II. He was employed from 1952 to 1984 at Thompson Glass Dairy in Madison. He also worked as a handyman at Girl Scout Camp Whippoorwill during the summers. He was a lifelong member of the Zoar United Methodist Church near Kent. He attended West Madison United Methodist Church in Madison, following the closing of Zoar church. He was also a member of Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion, Historic Madison Inc., Jefferson County Historical Society, Jefferson Proving Ground Heritage Project and the Madison Antique Car Club. He was a charter member of the Madison #5 Fire Department. He enjoyed history, genealogy, old cars, Coca Cola and fireman memorabilia.
He is survived by one daughter, Mary Lou Munier of Madison; one son, Ray Munier of Seymour; one sister, Elizabeth "Betty" Cooke of Madison; one brother, Leroy Munier of Milton, Ky.; one half brother, Kearney Johnson of Lake Havasu City, Ariz.; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ellen Jones Munier, whom he married March 18, 1943, and who died Oct. 23, 2003; one son, Charles Keith Munier, who died, Oct. 2, 1975; his parents; and one sister, Kathryn L. Munier Holt, who died Nov. 3, 2002.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Zoar Cemetery near Kent.
Friends may call at the funeral home Friday, March 8 from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, March 9 from 9 a.m. until the service. A firemen's service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, March 8 at the funeral home. Military honors will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 9 at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to West Madison United Methodist Church or the Pearl Park Project with the Community Foundation of Madison and Jefferson County. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.