William Adams

William Forrest “Bill” Adams, 77, of Madison, died Sunday, March 12, 2017, at Norton Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

He was born March 10, 1940, in Carrollton, Ky., to Warren Tevis and Hilda Riffle Adams. He was a retired district manager for Big Lots.

He is survived by one daughter, Melanie D. Rench of St. Clair Shores, Mich.; two sons, Forrest Dean Adams of Baxley, Ga. and Christopher D. Adams of Columbus, Ohio; two sisters, Helen Spurlock of Corpus Christie, Texas, and Mable Berry of Gas City; two stepsisters, Ruth Beaubeir of Novato, Calif., and Nellena Adcock of Carrollton, Ky.; three brothers, Bob Adams of Sanders, Ky., Thomas Lee Adams of Tacoma, Wash., and James E. Adams of Upton, Ky.; one stepbrother, Merle D. Adams of Ashland, Ky.; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Nancy Berry; and five brothers, Kenneth Adams, Sam E. Adams, Albert C. Adams, Warren E. Adams and Ommer M. Adams.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Relevant Church in Carrollton, Ky. Cremation was chosen. Ashes will be interred at New Castle Cemetery in New Castle, Ky.

Friends may call at the church Friday from 10 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Relevant Church.

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



Martha Cooley


Martha Lucille Layton Cooley, 79, of Carrollton, Ky., formerly of Madison, died Monday, March 13, 2017, at Signature Healthcare in Carrollton.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Main Street Chapel.



Shirley Hardy

Shirley Ann Reece Hardy, 75, of Deputy died Monday, March 13, 2017, at Hosparus Inpatient Unit of Norton Pavilion.

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



Paul Keach Jr.

Paul Bentley “Skip” Keach Jr., 73, of Hanover died Monday, March 13, 2017, at his residence.

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



Doris Moss

Doris Lucille Collum Moss, 95, of Louisville, Ky., died Sunday, March 12, 2017, at River Terrace Health Campus in Madison.

She was born Dec. 25, 1921, in Jamaica, Long Island, N.Y., to William Robert and Isabelle LaBar Collum. She grew up in Valley Stream, N.Y. She graduated from Plattsburgh State Teachers College in 1945. She taught high school home economics in Liberty, N.Y., and Freehold, N.J., while attending graduate school at Rutgers University. She moved to Louisville, Ky. in 1953. She owned and operated the Decoupage Den in St. Matthews from 1969 to 1974. She was a member of Highland Presbyterian Church, the Highland Presbyterian Women’s Circle and the Louisville Chapter of the Embroiders’ Guild of America. She volunteered as a Cub Scout, Brownie and Girl Scout leader, taught crafts at the YWCA, and taught Sunday School for many years. She enjoyed time with family, traveling, needlework and sewing, crafts, oil painting, bridge, and social time with friends.

She is survived by one son, Daniel W. Moss of Darien, Ill.; one daughter, Susan M. Ohlendorf of Madison; one brother, Calvin C. Collum of Salem, Va.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was awaiting the birth of another great-grandchild in July.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. Moss, whom she married in 1948 and who died June 4, 2016.

A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. March 24 at Highland Presbyterian Church in Louisville, Ky.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Highland Presbyterian Church, 1011 Cherokee Road, Louisville, KY 40204.

Pearson Funeral Home in Louisville, Ky. is in charge of arrangements.



Cecil Sipe

Cecil Sipe, 79, of Deputy died Monday, March 13, 2017, at his residence.

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



Steven Tatum

Steven “Steve” Tatum, 69, of Vevay died Sunday, March 12, 2017, at Robley Rex Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Louisville, Ky.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.



Linda Vanover

Linda Louise Vanover, 64, of Austin died Friday, March 10, 2017, at her residence.

She was born June 3, 1952, in Grayson Co., Ky., to Everett Everage and Lillian Carroll. She was a member of the Lighthouse Community Church in Blocher. She enjoyed singing gospel music, cooking, taking care of her family and friends, and eating at the Chinese buffet.

She is survived by her fiance, Michael H. Steele of Austin; two daughters, Deana Ramsey of Omaha, Neb., and Christy Abbott of Madison; one son, John Daniel Vanover of Jeffersonville; her mother of Austin; her stepmother, Dorothy Everage of Salem; two brothers, Wayne Everage of Salem, Ronnie Everage of Austin; three sisters, Christine Voyles of Salem, Karen Johnston of Iron Station, N.C., and Jenny Everage of Scottsburg; and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Danny Ray Vanover; her father; and her stepfather, Goodloe Smith.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin. Burial will be in Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations toward funeral expenses. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.buchananfuneralhome.net.