Frances Carter

Frances Ellen "Frankie" McKinney Carter, 69, of Madison, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at King's Daughters' Hospital.

She was born March 4, 1944, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Jesse and Cora Frances Purnell McKinney. Early in life she was raised and attended school in Cincinnati, Ohio. She worked for the U.S. Shoe Factory and later in the Housekeeping Department at Clifty Falls State Park's Clifty Inn in Madison. She was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed sewing and making crafts.

She is survived by her husband, Albert Carter, whom she married Dec. 12, 1989; two daughters, Catherine Jones of Madison and Mary Ann Gibson of Greensburg; one stepson, Daniel Wayne Carter of Nokomis, Fla.; one stepdaughter, Loretta Jean Carter of Lafayette; one sister, Stella Bell of Hanover; seven grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; four great-grandchildren; 11 stepgreat-grandchildren; one stepgreat-great-granddaughter; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by one infant daughter, Ladonna Toi; one stepdaughter, Carol Sue Carter Blair; her parents; and one sister, Mary Juanita Blair.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon until the service.

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

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



Hugh Champion

Hugh A. "Tom" Champion, 81, of Madison, died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at The Waters of Clifty Falls.

He was born Nov. 29, 1932, in Madison, to Hugh and Alice Houchins Champion. He was a graduate of the North Madison High School where he played basketball for the Tigers. He worked in the Results Department of the Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corp. Clifty Creek Plant from 1954 to 1976. He worked under Mayor Warren Rucker as the water superintendent for the City of Madison from 1976 to 1978. He owned and operated Jefferson County Beverage from 1978 to 1991. In the early 1970s, he served on the Madison Planning and Zoning Commission. He helped develop the Ryker's Ridge Fire Department and served as fire chief from 1965 to 1966. He was a lifelong member of the Union Masonic Lodge 2 where he earned Entered Apprentice on July 14, 1958, Fellow Craft on Aug. 11, 1958, and Master Mason in 1959. He was also a lifelong member of the Madison Elks Lodge 524 and a member of the Madison Moose Lodge 765. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf and NASCAR. He also enjoyed studying World War II history and learning. He was commissioned a Kentucky Colonel under Gov. Julian Carroll and was a Tennessee Squire located in Lynchburg, Tenn. He was a member of the North United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Wilma Browning Champion, whom he married Dec. 17, 1949; one son, Richard "Rick" Champion of Newburgh; two daughters, Judy K. Rusk of Madison and Lynn Jones of Greenwood; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, June Stoops.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. until the service.

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

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



Robert Flint

Robert G. "Bob" Flint, 76, of Columbus, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at his residence.

He was born June 7, 1937, in Madison, to Bernard and Ramona Bish Flint. He was a longtime sales representative for Keebler where he received several awards for top sales and product displays. He was also known as the "Cookie Man." He retired from Kellogg's and later worked for CROSSMARK, where he was in charge of ordering and stocking at the Columbus Kroger store. He was a member of the Columbus Moose Lodge. He enjoyed attending Cincinnati Reds baseball games and was a fan of Indiana University. He also enjoyed reading, golf and animals.

He is survived by four children, Robert Flint of Long Beach, Calif., James Flint of Monroe, Mich., and Amber Dawn Stephenson and Michael Flint, both of Long Beach, Calif.; one sister, Sharon Reardon of Hanover; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Viola M. "Vi" Schmidt, whom he married June 29, 1968, and who died June 8, 2010; his parents; and one brother, Donald Flint.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home, 1029 Washington St., Columbus. Burial will be in Flat Rock Baptist Cemetery in Columbus.

Family and friends may call at the funeral home today from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Bartholomew County Humane Society, P.O. Box 1088, Columbus, IN 47202.

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



Marvin Patterson

Marvin Ray Patterson, 59, of Madison, died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Columbus Regional Hospital.

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