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Obituaries - July 22, 2013
Monday, July 22, 2013 11:00 AM
Paula M. Garrett Buerke, 46, of Madison, died Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Norton Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
She was born Aug. 30, 1966, in Madison, to Paul B. Garrett and Judy E. Hardwick. She was a graduate of Southwestern High School. She moved to Mississippi six years ago and recently returned to Madison. She enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and swimming.
She is survived by one son, Nathan Allen Garrett of Milton, Ky.; her father of Madison; one brother, Bart Garrett of Greensburg; her stepfather, Tony Grubbs of Madison; one stepbrother, Mike Grubbs of Madison; two stepsisters, Vickie Grubbs and Sheryl Grubbs, both of Madison; one niece; and one nephew.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Judy E. Hardwick Grubbs.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lytle Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the service.
Online condolences can be sent at www.lytlefuneralchapel.com.
Anna M. Stout Carlton, 74, of Palatka, Fla., formerly of East Enterprise, died Sunday, July 21, 2013, at the Stuart F. Meyer Hospice House in Palm Coast, Fla.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.
William Lee "Bill" Craig, 88, of Ghent, Ky., died Friday, July 19, 2013, at Gallatin Health Care Center in Warsaw, Ky.
He was born Nov. 16, 1924, on the Carroll County, Ky., and Gallatin County, Ky., line, to Albert Gallatin and Jennie Lee Hance Craig. He graduated from Gallatin County High School, and attended the University of Kentucky. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He farmed and was co-owner of Davis and Craig Marathon Fuel Distributor, where he delivered fuel oil and gasoline to farmers in three counties. After retirement he was a substitute rural mail carrier out of the Ghent and Carrollton Post Office. He was a volunteer and captain of the Ghent Fire Department, Commissioner of the Town of Ghent, also serving as Mayor for several terms. He was very involved in the Tadmor Masonic Lodge 108 and was caretaker of the Ghent Masonic Cemetery for decades. He played the guitar and banjo and sang. He was a member of Ghent Christian Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Lynn Scott Craig, whom he married Sept. 28, 1947; two daughters, Vicki Lynn Harmon of Mesa, Ariz., and Retta Lykins of Ghent, Ky.; two sons, Bill Craig of Nazareth, Pa., and Ed Craig of Smiths Grove, Ky.; one brother, Albert Craig Jr. of Burlington, Ky.; and one sister, Inda Davis of Ghent, Ky.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Ghent Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Ghent Baptist Church, P.O. Box 457, Ghent, KY 41045
Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.
Ottilie Maria "Margrett" Krause May, 82, of Hanover, died Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Hanover Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
Julia Ellen "Judy" Holdcroft Rieman, 91, of East Enterprise, died Friday, July 19, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
She was born June 24, 1922, in La Fayette, Ill., to John George and Chole Ethel Church Holdcroft. She was raised in La Fayette, Ill., until the age of 5, later moving to Switzerland County, where she attended school. She retired in 1974, after 31 years of service with Seagram's Distillery in Lawrenceburg. She resided in Switzerland County since 1929. She was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Hanover and Seagram's Distillery Union Local 6 in Lawrenceburg. She enjoyed crocheting, quilting and watching sports, especially Indiana University.
She is survived by one daughter, Donita Cole of Vevay; one brother, Arthur R. Holdcroft of Vevay; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, William Howard "Pete" Poling; her second husband, Wesley Rieman, whom she married Nov. 30, 1946, and who died Dec. 9, 1989; two sons, Donald Poling and infant Wesley Leroy Rieman; one daughter, infant Shirley Jane Rieman; her parents; one sister, Hazel White; and one great-grandson.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in New Liberty Cemetery in East Enterprise.
Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 11 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Switzerland County Community Foundation. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.
Granvil Smith, 82, of Carrollton, Ky., died Monday, July 22, 2013, at Signature Health Care Center in Bedford, Ky.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky.
Ronald T. "Tinker" Swanson, 64, of Austell, Ga., died Sunday, July 14, 2013, in Austell, Ga.
He was born July 27, 1948, in Hollywood, Fla., to Henry and Mildred Swanson. He graduated from Vevay High School in 1966. He served in the Navy during the Vietnam War and went on to earn a bachelor's degree from Hanover College. He was self-employed.
He is survived by one daughter, Samantha; one son, Corey; four brothers, Bob Miller of Hollywood, Fla., Don Swanson of Austell, Ga., Henry "Butch" Swanson of Blanchard, Okla., and Cecil Swanson of Evansville; three grandsons; one stepgranddaughter; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
Wayne E. Thomas, 69, of Madison, died Friday, July 19, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Jan. 22, 1944, in Madison, to William Ling "Bud" Jr. and Edith M. Ringwald Thomas. He was an Army Reserve veteran of the Vietnam War. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service, where he served as postmaster at Paris Crossing and Dupont and was the officer in charge at Hanover and Deputy. He was a fan of the Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Browns and Notre Dame. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He was president of the Holy Name Society of St. Anthony's Church and the China Cemetery Association. He was a member of the Indiana Postmaster Association and a former member of the Moose Lodge.
He is survived by his wife, Karen S. Goins Thomas, whom he married Oct. 11, 1969; one daughter, Marlana L. Schafer of Madison; three sons, Shane L. Thomas of Madison, Darrin M. Thomas of Anderson and William "Bill" M. Thomas of Carmel; one sister, Janet F. Darnold of Madison; his stepmother, June Thomas of Madison; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick's Chapel. Burial will be in St. Anthony's Cemetery in China. Military honors will be conducted graveside by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Friends may call at the Vail Funeral Chapel Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 to 10:45 a.m.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society or King's Daughters' Health and Hospice. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.vailfuneralchapel.com.
This is a corrected version of an obituary published Saturday. It adds his wife's maiden name and corrects the name of the location of the service. It also adds submitted information about military honors.
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