Michiel Brown

Michiel C. Brown, 68, of Zephyrhills, Fla., formerly of Hanover, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2017.

He was born June 22, 1948, in Madison, to Herman and Beatrice Mellon Brown. He was employed with Reliance Electric for 33 years before starting his own business, Brown’s Bluegrass Lawn Service. He lived most of his life in the Hanover area and retired to Zephyrhills, Fla. in 2012. He was a longtime member of Cornerstone Baptist Church and a member of the Bluegrass gospel group Glory Bound Gospel. He enjoyed golfing.

He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Kathy Tucker Brown; one son, Jeffery Brown; one daughter, Raina Blaylock; two brothers, James Brown of Zephyrhills, Fla. and Bill Brown of Hanover; three grandchildren; and four nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

No public services are planned. A private family gathering will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Cornerstone Baptist Church or the American Cancer Fund.



Harry Chadwell


Harry G. Chadwell, 89, of Madison, died Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, at University of Louisville Hospital.

He was born Sept. 24, 1927, in Madison, to Cecil and Mary Gray Chadwell. He resided all of his life and attended school in Jefferson County. He was in the Army as a private and served until Nov. 13, 1948. He worked early in life as a mechanic and as an auto body man. He later received his insurance license and began a 28-year career with Western & Southern Insurance Company. He enjoyed collecting and gardening.

He is survived by one daughter, Sandra Kay Anderson of Jeffersonville; one son, Christopher Michael Chadwell of Jeffersonville; three grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Anne Lock Chadwell, whom he married Nov. 13, 1948, and who died June 12, 2014; one son, Michael R. Chadwell, who died Nov. 8, 2003; his father; his mother; five sisters, Lois Chadwell, Betty Canfield, Mary Jane Lapine Hillard, Opal Grumm and Laura Mae Clubb; and one brother, Walter Chadwell.

A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Fairmount Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted graveside by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the University of Louisville Trauma and Burn Unit. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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



Charles Dickey

Charles Edward Dickey, 74, of Hanover, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, in Louisville, Ky.

He was born July 19, 1942, in Scottsburg, to Marjorie King-Bellamy. He was a veteran of the Air Force. He retired from Hanover College after working as a maintenance man for more than 25 years. He was a member of Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

He is survived by two daughters, Lora Caudill of Louisville, Ky. and Kathy Hagan of Bardstown, Ky.; his mother of Hanover; one sister, Donna Allen of Florida; one brother, Donald Bellamy of Illinois; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Dickey.  

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Grayson Funeral Home in Hanover. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 11 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society.

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



James Lyons

James “Jim” William Lyons, 88, of Madison, died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital.

He was born April 30, 1928, in Charlestown, to John and Maude Perry Lyons. He resided most of his life and attended school in Jefferson County. He as in the Army from Jan. 4, 1946 to June 18, 1947, serving as a private first class during World War II. He worked as a foreman with Public Service of Indiana for 25 years and was a retired farmer. He enjoyed fishing, gardening and being with his family. He was a member of the Pilgrim Holiness Church.

He is survived by his wife, Cleata E. Lockridge Lyons, whom he married May 4, 1949; three daughters, Patricia Consley of Madison, Beverly Tallent of Louisville, Ky. and Debora Mitchell of Carthage; two sons, Dennis Lyons and James Allen Lyons, both of Madison; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by two daughters, Nancy K. Lyons, who died June 21, 2002 and Barbara Schermer, who died Sept. 20, 2004; one son, Donald Lee Lyons, who died Feb. 23, 2008; his parents; and six brothers, Donald Lyons, Maurice Lyons, Wayne Lyons, John Milton Lyons, Mike Lyons and George Lyons.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. A final salute will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens. Military honors will be conducted graveside.

Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. until the service.

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

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