Edward Elliott

Edward Arnold Elliott, 64, of North Vernon, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Jennings Health Care Center in North Vernon.

He was born April 11, 1950, in Huntington, W.Va., to Richard and Bertie Black Elliott. He served in the Navy from 1968 to 1970. He was self-employed construction worker. He was a member of AmVet's Post No. 7 in North Vernon.

He is survived by four children, Richard Elliott and Angela Gibson, both of Madison, Pamela Bair of Houston, Texas, and Sarah Elliott of Virginia; four brothers, Richard Elliott of Houston, Texas, Donald Elliott of Butlerville, Robert Elliott of Madison and William Elliott of Royston, Ga.; one sister, Minnie Davenport, of Royston, Ga.; and nine grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Raymond Charles Elliott; his parents; and one sister, Barbara Ross.

He donated his body to science at the Forensic Anthropology Center at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon are in charge of arrangements.

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



Lynn Hudgins

Lynn Hudgins, 52, of Carrollton, Ky., died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at his residence in Carrollton, Ky.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky.



Frank McNeese

Frank "Red" Lester McNeese, 91, of Madison, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at King's Daughters' Hospital.

He was born Nov. 30, 1922, in Danville, Ill., to Bryan and Flora White McNeese. He was raised around Danville and Georgetown, Ill. He went to work at the age of 9 at the Galbreath General Delivery Store. He was a 1941 graduate of Danville High School. He served in the Army from Nov. 25, 1942 to Nov. 27, 1945, rising to the rank of staff sergeant during World War II serving the 3892nd QM Truck Company. He received the Good Conduct Medal, Meritorious Unit Award, the Bronze Arrowhead and several other honors. He worked early in life at Sears Parking Lots in Gary and at several service stations. He resided in Gary from 1945 to 1967 and owned and operated the Brown's Detective Agency for 25 years. He was a member of the Central Christian Church in Gary. He moved to Fort Myers, Fla. and Quincy, Fla. and was a member of the First Christian Church. He served as an auditor for Coopers and Lybran CPA Firm for 15 years. He also worked for Spur and Big D. Service Center in Cape Coral, Fla. for several years. After living in Fort Myers, Fla. for 30 years he moved to Madison and was a member of the First Christian Church in downtown Madison. He enjoyed music and entertaining at The Waters of Clifty Falls and Hickory Creek Nursing Home. He had been active with the Lions Club, American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He is survived by his wife, Maxine Mabel Haddix McNeese, whom he married June 7, 1945; two sons, Charles F. "Chuck" McNeese of Madison and John Normand of Ruckersville, Va.; one grandson; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Oscar McNeese; and three sisters, Gladys Pate, Helen Roe and Rosie McNeese.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel. Burial will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted at the cemetery chapel by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to a charity of the donor's choice. Contributions can be made through Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, which is in charge of arrangements.

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



Theda Seal

Theda Lavora Potter Seal, 77, of Vevay, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at her residence.

She was born Jan. 9, 1937, in Floyd County, Ky., to Carl and Dallie Gibson Potter. She was raised and attended school in Floyd County, Ky. She was employed for seven years on the assembly line for Campbell Hausfeld in Harrison, Ohio. She was employed for several years as a waitress for Frisch's Restaurant and a restaurant in East Enterprise. She resided in Switzerland County since 1972. She enjoyed canning, sewing, working puzzles, crocheting and owls.

She is survived by five sons, Larry Lusby of Brookville, Rick Seal of Madison, Jerry Seal of Vevay, Randy Seal of Holton and Todd Seal of Charlestown; one daughter, Debbie White of Moores Hill; three sisters, Madge Chambers of Batavia, Ohio, Sue Claxton of Bennington and Barbara Potter Murphy of Batavia, Ohio; 19 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward James Seal, whom she married Nov. 30, 1950, and who died Oct. 16, 1976; one son, James D. Seal; her companion, Harlan "Jack" Scudder; her parents; and one brother, Clyde Potter.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Greendale Cemetery.

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 American Diabetes Association. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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



Martha Stacks

Martha Alma Stacks, 75, of Carrollton, Ky., died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky.



Barbara Watson

Barbara Gross Watson, 80, of Fishers, formerly of Madison, died Friday, July 18, 2014, at Community North Hospital in Indianapolis.

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