Norman Bryant

Norman Dale Bryant, 74, of Brooksburg, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at his residence.

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



Roy Darnold

Roy Darnold, 88, of Madison, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at his residence.

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



Pauline Frazier

Pauline "Pod" Whitaker Frazier, 89, of Dupont, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.

She was born June 4, 1923, in Letcher County, Ky., the daughter of James and Cannie Ison Whitaker. She was raised in Letcher County and was a 1942 graduate of Kingdom Come School in Letcher County. She received her bachelor's degree from Morehead University and her masters degree from Indiana University. She began her teaching career at Kingdom Come in Letcher County, where she taught for two years. She and her husband moved from Letcher County, Ky., to North Vernon, where they owned and operated Frazier McKinney Jewelry Store. They moved to Jefferson County near Dupont in 1952. She was an elementary teacher at Lovett School in Jennings County for two years then taught the next 33 years in Dupont, serving 29 of those years in first grade for the Madison Consolidated School System at the Dupont Elementary School. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school and sang in the church choir. She was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star, the Indiana Retired Teachers Association and the Jefferson County Retired Teachers Association. She enjoyed cooking, baking and providing for others. She also enjoyed her church, working in the garden and being with her family.

She is survived by three sons, Michael A. Frazier of Dupont, Jeffrey Frazier of Madison and Robin Frazier of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; two sisters, Gladys Hogg of Frost Proof, Fla., and Renavae "Peg" Adams of Madison; three brothers, Jim Whitaker of Scottsburg, Glen "Poss" Whitaker of North Vernon and Tom Whitaker of Calhoun, Ga.; seven grandchildren; one great-grandson; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew "Andy" Frazier Jr., whom she married March 31, 1949, and who died June 30, 2000; one son, James Randy Frazier, who died April 21, 1957; her parents; three sisters, Chelsea Hogg, Evelee "Auntie" Morris and Katie King; and six brothers, Herbert Hoover Whitaker, Venon Whitaker, Vernon Whitaker, Ira Whitaker, Steve Whitaker and Arlie Whitaker.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Dupont Cemetery.

Friends may call at the church Friday from 3 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Calvary Baptist Church. Contribution cards are available at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, which is in charge of arrangements.

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



Zilpha Giltner

Zilpha Helen Giltner, 103, of South Bend, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at her residence.

She was born Nov. 14, 1909, in Tar Fork, Ky., the daughter of Eli D. and Stella Mason Jackson. She lived most of her life in Madison. She was part of the nursing staff at Madison State Hospital.

She is survived by two sons, Marvin Giltner and George Giltner, both of Mishawaka; one sister, Kathryn Wahlstrom of Owensboro, Ky.; 14 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.  

She was preceded in death by her husband, Shela Jewell Giltner, who died in 1949; three daughters, Eleanor Marie Curry, Jessie Eileen Buchanan and Beverly Carol Spurgeon; her parents; and three brothers, Marvin V. Jackson, Carroll Jackson and Eli David Jackson.

A celebration of life service will be at 6 p.m. Sunday at Lytle Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in the Tar Fork Christian Church Cemetery in Tar Fork, Ky.

Friends and family may call at the funeral home Sunday from 4 p.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to The Center for Hospice Care, 4220 Edison Lakes Parkway, Suite 210, Mishawaka, IN 46545.  Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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



Bernard Heitz

Bernard C. Heitz, 87, of Madison, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at the Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville.

He was born March 17, 1925, in Jefferson County, the son of Henry A. and Mildred Kathryn Kalb Heitz. He graduated from North Madison High School in 1943. He was accepted into the Army Air Corps and entered the Cadet program during World War II. He piloted both the P-38 and P-51. Following the war, he worked for a short time at the Jefferson County Proving Ground while earning a bachelor's degree at Hanover College. He joined Trans World Airlines as a commercial pilot for several years. He held multiple jobs and ran his own businesses throughout his life. He worked as a circulation manager for the Indianapolis Star newspaper while on weekends flying military aircraft for the Kentucky Air National Guard. He founded Heitz Sign Company and Heitz Car Wash which are now owned and operated by his sons, Patrick and John. He also was the first corporate pilot for Grote Manufacturing. He served on the Madison Air Board for decades and was instrumental in building the airport and later improving infrastructure including the runway extension. He flew his Piper Comanche, 6050POPPA, throughout the United States and to Mexico for many years. In his retirement he made aviation art which he sold internationally. He enjoyed traveling extensively with his wife. He was a member of the Prince of Peace Catholic Church, a past president of the Madison Rotary Club and recipient of the Paul Harris Fellowship Award. He was also a member of the Madison Elks Club 524, Moose Lodge 765, Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree and Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

He is survived by his wife, Norma Dean Holt Heitz, whom he married June 21, 1952; three daughters, Susan Culbreth of Madison, Connie Heitz of Brisbane, Australia and Lynn Heitz McKay of Madison; three sons, Patrick Henry Heitz and John Heitz, both of Madison and Joseph Heitz of Crestwood, Ky.; one sister, Mary Louise Henry of Plainfield; one brother, Carl Heitz of Madison; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Norbert Heitz, Richard Heitz and Wilbur Henry "Wib" Heitz.

Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted graveside by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Friends may call at Vail-Holt Funeral and Cremation Service from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday from 10 to 10:45 a.m.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Friends of Shawe and Pope John Schools Inc. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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



Edna Horton

Edna M. Horton, 95, of Hanover, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at The Waters of Clifty Falls.

She was born March 18, 1917, in Jefferson County, the daughter of William and Ethel Moreland Gammon. She was a retired seamstress and taught sewing at Singer Sewing Company in Columbus. She was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews, including her caregivers, Donald and Elaine Bair of Hanover.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Zenor Horton, who died in 1987; one son, Vernon Horton, who died in 1996; her parents; one sister, Frances Bair; and three brothers, William Gammon, Orville Gammon and Paul Gammon.

A graveside service and burial will be held at a later date in New Prospect Cemetery. No visitation is scheduled.

Vail-Holt Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.

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



Wanda Johns

Wanda Lou Carlton Johns, 76, of Vevay, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.

She was born May 10, 1936, in Switzerland County, the daughter of Viola Florence Mitchell. She was raised in Ohio County, where she attended Rising Sun School. She resided with her husband in Michigan for 20 years, moving back to Switzerland County, in 1983. She was a former bookkeeper at her husband's business, A.E. Johns Tree Service, from 1964 to 2002. She was a former machine line operator at the Sackner Products in Grand Rapids, Mich., for eight years. She was also a private housekeeper for several years. She attended the Fredonia Baptist Church in Vevay. She enjoyed sewing, reading, puzzles, and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by three sons, Roy Edward Johns of Glendale, Ariz., Russell Arlen Johns of Allendale, Mich., and Leslie Todd Johns of Vevay; four daughters, Kathy Sue Johns of Hudsonville, Mich., Nina Faye DuShane of Twin Lake, Mich., Julie Karol Leap of Vevay and Jean Nolf of Hudsonville, Mich.; one half brother, George Woodruff of Vevay; one half sister, Wilma Sherman of Aurora; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arlen Edward "Artie" Johns, whom she married July 9, 1951, and who died June 15, 2006; her parents, Robert Carlton and Viola Florence Mitchell Woodruff; three half brothers, Louis Woodruff, Johnny Woodruff and Wilford Woodruff; one half sister, Linda Sue Richards; and one grandson.

All services will be private. Burial will be in Fredonia Cemetery in Vevay.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Fredonia Cemetery Fund. Contribution cards are available at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay, which is in charge of arrangements.

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



Jess Maiden

Jess W. Maiden, 68, of Carrollton, Ky., died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Green Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carrollton, Ky.

He was born June 25, 1944, in Carrollton, Ky., the son of Wavie and Pearl Lewellyn Maiden. He served in the Army National Guard Unit based in Carrollton, Ky. He was a retired fire engineer and telecommunications office for the City of Carrollton. He was a member of the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of Campbellsburg, Ky.

He is survived by one son, Doug Maiden of Carrollton, Ky.; one brother, Wavie L. Maiden of Carrollton, Ky.; one sister, Morene Perry of Campbellsburg, Ky.; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Roy Maiden and Ray Maiden; and one sister, Mary Helen Maiden.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. Burial will be in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton, Ky.

Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 11 a.m. until the service.

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



Nancy Michaels

Nancy L. Michaels, 73, of Madison, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.

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



Teresa Webster

Teresa M. Webster, 50, of Bedford, Ky., died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

She was born July 23, 1962, in Middletown, Ohio, the daughter of Mike and Donna Brown Grindle. She was a lab technician at King's Daughters' Hospital. She enjoyed quilting, knitting and spending time with her grandchildren. She was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Webster; two sons, Andrew Webster of Hanover and Jason Webster of Bedford, Ky.; her parents; three brothers, Jammie, Mike and Eddie; three step sisters, April, Stephanie and Tammy; and two grandchildren.

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

Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 11 a.m. until the service.