Obituaries - July 16, 2013
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 11:00 AM
Mildred "Millie" Newton Coy, 90, of Vevay, died Sunday, July 14, 2013, at Swiss Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.
She was born Sept. 14, 1922, in Orange County, to Fredrick C. and Gladys Henson Newton. She was raised in French Lick, until moving to Vevay at age 12. She graduated in 1940 from Vevay High School. In 1941, she attended the Indiana Business College for a year. She was former Switzerland County Treasurer and was employed in the Switzerland County Auditor's office in Vevay. She was employed as a bookkeeper and automotive sales consultant at the Buick Garage for John Middleton in 1972 and as a bookkeeper at Slawson Garage. She was employed at the U.S. Shoe Factory in Vevay and at the Charlestown Powder Plant as a bore sighter. She was a member of the Switzerland County Democratic Party, the Vevay Post 185 of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and the Vevay Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5396 Ladies Auxiliary. She was also a member of the French Lick United Methodist Church. She enjoyed playing cards, especially Euchre, watching sports on the television, watching her grandchildren play, reading two newspapers daily and reading political books.
She is survived by one daughter, Gail Ann Clements of Faifield, Ohio; one son, W. Greg Coy of Vevay; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two nieces; and three nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Russell Coy, whom she married Aug. 24, 1957, and who died April 19, 1972; her parents; two brothers, Richard Newton and Cindy Newton; and one nephew.
A graveside service and burial will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Vevay Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay Friday from 11 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Vevay Post 185 of the American Legion or the Vevay Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5396 Relief Funds. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.
Roy D. Eaglin, 67, of Hanover, died Saturday, July 13, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 21, 1945, in Madison, to Jack M. and Laura Maxine Sherman Eaglin. He was a 1963 graduate of Shawe Memorial High School. He served in the Navy from June 14, 1963, to June 13, 1969, rising to the rank of Airman during the Vietnam War. He worked for a short period of time at the Jefferson Proving Ground in Madison. He was united in marriage to Mary Ann Passafiume on Sept. 2, 1968. He was a 1971 graduate of Indiana University at Bloomington with an undergraduate degree in psychology and minored in pharmacology. He graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 1976. He opened Roy D. Eaglin D.M.D. Family Dentistry in Warsaw, Ky., in 1976 and operated that practice until 1989. In 1985 he bought the practice of Dr. Combs at 411 Clifty Drive in Madison and operated the practice until his death. He was very involved in politics and served on the Jefferson County Election Board for 12 years, also serving as president of the board. He also served on the Shawe & Pope John School Board for several years. He was a member of the Madison Elks Lodge 524, the Old Madison Country Club, Indiana University Alumni Association, Prince of Peace Catholic Church and American Dental Association. He enjoyed golf, painting, horse racing, running, hiking and tennis. He was also a fan of Indiana University athletics.
He is survived by his fiancee, Peggy O'Dell of Hanover; two daughters, Nina Eaglin Alcorn of Madison and Anna Eaglin of Columbus, Ohio; six brothers, Wade Eaglin of North Vernon, Fred Eaglin of Evansville, Vince Eaglin and Karl Eaglin, both of Madison, Monte Eaglin of Canaan and Myron Eaglin of Madison; four sisters, Linda Lohrig of Madison, Patricia Wullenweber of Commiskey, and Marcella Brierly and Marilyn Imel, both of Madison; two grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his mother, who died April 21, 1996; his father, who died Dec. 2, 2005; one niece; and two nephews.
The funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Burial will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. Friday at the cemetery chapel by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Friends may call at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. The rosary will be said at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Friends of Shawe and Pope John or towards liver cancer research. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.