Obituaries - July 17, 2014
Thursday, July 17, 2014 11:00 AM
Doris Kimball Burns, 93, of Sanders, Ky., died Monday, July 14, 2014, at the Providence of Gallatin Health Care in Warsaw, Ky.
She was born Jan. 29, 1921, in Bayou Current, La., to Dave and Leona Kimball Savage. She retired as postmaster in Sanders, Ky. after 30 years of service. She was a member of the Sanders Baptist Church.
She is survived by one daughter, Cindy Burns of Sanders, Ky.; one son, Dave Burns of Houston, Texas; two sisters, Thelma Kimball and Gloria Kimball, both of Pineville, La.; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Kirtley Burns, who died in 2005; her parents; and three sisters, Joyce Edwards, Velma Kimball and Audrey Kimball.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. Burial will be in Ghent Masonic Cemetery in Ghent, Ky.
Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 11 a.m. until the service.
Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.
Rosellen Ware Davis, 85, of Madison, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at Hanover Health and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born May 19, 1929, in Franklin, to Clancy Serle and Ruth Viola Smock Ware. She was raised in Franklin and was a 1947 graduate of Franklin Community High School. She enjoyed music and always was involved in a band. She worked for Standard Grocery, State Auto, City Drug and L.S. Ayres. She last worked for Johnson County as a court reporter and had worked in the clerk's office and the auditor's office. She had lived in Madison since 1990 and enjoyed playing the bass drum for the Madison Community Concert Band. She was formerly a member of the Madison Assembly of God and held membership at River Valley Community Church. She was also a member of the Red Hat Society.
She is survived by one daughter, Terri Lee of Madison; one son, Scott Davis of Madison; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph David Davis, whom she married Nov. 27, 1947, and who died March 15, 2004; her parents; one sister, Norma Jean Ware; and one grandson.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery in Franklin.
Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 11 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Madison Community Concert Band, Manville Christian Church or the River Valley Community Church. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Raymond Johnson Jr.
Raymond Johnson Jr., 37, of Deputy, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at Norton Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
He was born Jan. 20, 1977, in Scottsburg, to Raymond Sr. and Carol Sue Brickley Johnson. He resided all of his life in Deputy and was a 1997 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. He worked with Kenny Uebel in welding for many years and had recently taken a job with him at Kentucky Utilities in Ghent, Ky. He also did concrete work with his brother Jason for many years and helped many local farmers. He was a member of the New Hope Church of God. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, four-wheelers and his family.
He is survived by his father, of Deputy; his companion, Sharon Kay Brooks Johnson of Paris Crossing; his companion's three children, Kaleb, Kole and Trenten; two brothers, Jason Applegate of Scottsburg and Billy Applegate of Madison, Indiana; one sister, Irene Applegate Johnson of Paris Crossing; one step sister, Rachelle Phelps of Deputy; nine nieces and nephews; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his mother, who died April 12, 1993; and his step mother, Carolyn Sue Johnson, who died April 18, 2010.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Spurgeon Cemetery near Austin.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 5 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. until the services.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Raymond Johnson Jr. Memorial Fund. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Kris Willard Kindelsperger, 64, of Columbus, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at his residence.
He was born Oct. 31, 1949, in Syracuse, N.Y., to Kenneth and Bernis Kindelsperger. He received a doctorate in higher education administration from Indiana University, a master's degree in the same field from the University of Louisville, and bachelor's degree in history from Hanover College. He spent the last 14 years working as a senior executive consultant at Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates, a philanthropic consultant group. Previously, he was the vice president of development at Hanover College. He also gave his time and energy to the Sigma Chi General Fraternity as a chapter advisor for 18 years and as an ongoing volunteer; Girls Inc. of Jefferson County as a board member and past president; and to Turning Point Domestic Violence Services in Columbus as a board member, past president and chairman of the development committee. He was a past board member and member of the Resource Development Committee for the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic. He was founding vice president of the board and a 10-year member of the Community Foundation of Madison and Jefferson County. Professionally he was a member of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District V and the Association of Fundraising Professionals. He was a member of First United Methodist Church where he served on various committees. He enjoyed playing golf, working in the yard and spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Roxie, whom he married in 1972; two children, Sara Canterbury of Columbus, Ohio and Nick Kindelsperger of Chicago, Ill.; one brother, Bren Kindelsperger of Spring Grove, Pa.; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church, 618 8th Street, Columbus. Entombment will be Garland Brook Cemetery in Columbus.
Friends may call at the Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and at the church Saturday from 9 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Turning Point, First United Methodist Church of Columbus, Columbus Indiana Philharmonic or Hanover College.
Online condolences can be sent at www.jewellrittman.com.
Patricia L. "Pat" Scott Knox, 89, of Vevay, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
She was born Jan. 4, 1925, in Louisville, Ky., to Clair Scott and Alma Baars Burrows. She was raised in Louisville, Ky., where she was a 1943 graduate of Louisville Girls High School. She was employed in the dining room for the Ogle Haus Inn in Vevay and for the Belterra Casino & Resort in Florence for several years. She was a former employee for the U.S. Shoe Factory in Vevay, retiring after 25 years of service. She was a member of the Vevay Post No. 185 of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, the Vevay Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary Post No. 5396 and the Mount Sterling Baptist Church. She resided most of her life in Switzerland County.
She is survived by one son, Dickie Knox of Vevay; two grandsons; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie D. Knox, whom she married Oct. 13, 1949, and who died Jan. 26, 1996; her parents; one brother, Kenneth Lee Scott; and one sister, Rebecca Scott.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Vevay 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 Switzerland County Baptist Church. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.
Frank Lester "Red" McNeese, 91, of Madison, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
Steven Jay "Irwin" O'Neal, 59, of Patriot, died Sunday, June 13, 2014, at University of Cincinnati Hospital.
He was born Sept. 16, 1954, in Milan, to Harold and Barbara O'Neal. He was baptized in and raised as a member of Hebron Baptist Church. He was a 1972 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School, where he was a member of the football, wrestling and track teams. He was also a member of the school choir and was featured in "Jean" at the 1970 "Spring Fantasy" concert. He served in Germany as a member of the Army. He was a member of Jefferson Post No. 9 of the American Legion. He enjoyed collecting antiques.
He is survived by two sons, James and Jeremy, both of Madison; one daughter, Emily of Madison; his mother, Barbara Irwin Ritz of Belhaven, N.C.; five siblings, Dennis O'Neal, Marty Irwin, Rick Irwin, LuAnn Wonneberg and Stuart O'Neal; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Clay and Addie Bishop.
A memorial celebration will be held Aug. 23 in Madison.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Biggie's Backpacks, a fundraiser to provide school supplies to children in need. Donations can be made through www.youcaring.com/biggiesbackpacks.