Chester Calvert

Chester Calvert, 85, of Trimble County, Ky., died Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at Signature Health Care in Bedford, Ky.

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



Patsy Dixon

Patsy Virginia Dixon, 58, of Carrollton, Ky., died Friday, March 16, 2012, at Core Nursing Home in Bedford, Ind.

She was born Aug. 5, 1953, in Carroll County, Ky., the daughter of Porter Junior and Mary Jane Riley Raisor. She was a homemaker and a farmer. She was a member of the Family Worship Center in Carrollton, Ky.

She is survived by her husband, William Oldham Dixon; one brother, Jimmy Raisor of Carrollton, Ky.; and three sisters, Dorothy Ann Raisor of Lexington, Ky., Rosemary Patterson of Carrollton, Ky., and Dottie Dixon of Madison.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Robert S. Raisor, Randy C. Raisor and Larry W. Raisor; and one sister, Anna Sculley.

No service is scheduled. Cremation was chosen.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Dixon family. Contributions can be made through Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky., which is in charge of arrangements.

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



Dallas Imel

Dallas Howard "Casey" Imel, 77, of Madison, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at The Waters of Clifty Falls.

He was born Sept. 10, 1934, in Brooksburg, the son of Albert C. and Lillie Demaree Imel. He resided all of his life in Jefferson County and attended Brooksburg United Methodist Church. He was a 1952 graduate of Central High School on Ryker's Ridge. He served in the Army Reserves from 1952 to Sept. 10, 1994, rising to the rank of sergeant first class, serving during the Korean and Vietnam wars. He worked for 33 years for Williamson Heater as a fitter and welder. He retired after seven years with Envirex in Madison. He enjoyed his farm on Geyman Road and raising tobacco, cattle and hay. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias Lodge and a lifetime member of Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret Jean McDole Imel, whom he married Feb. 13, 1954; one foster son, George Stephan of Madison; two foster grandchildren; six nieces and nephews; and several cousins and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Glenford Imel and Albert Imel Jr.; and one sister, Betrica "Pat" Glesing.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens. Military honors will be conducted graveside by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until the service. A military salute will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, conducted by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Madison-Jefferson County Animal Shelter. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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



David Klopp

David C. "Deken" Klopp, 78, of Madison, died Monday, March 19, 2012, at his residence.

He was born Jan. 22, 1934, in Petersburg, Ky., the son of Ruthford and Thelma Lyon Klopp. He had resided in Jefferson County since he was 8 and was a 1953 graduate of Madison High School, where he played basketball. He served in the Army from Aug. 31, 1954, to Aug. 18, 1956, rising to the rank specialist 3 during the Korean War. He began a career in the linen industry in sales with National Linen Co. This career lasted more than 40 years and he worked his way up through the company, retiring as general manager of Golden State Services Linen Co. in Turlock, Calif. He had also been a patrolman for the Madison Police Department for several years. He enjoyed animals, gardening, walking, fishing and watching all sports. He also enjoyed all his visits and reunions with his family and close friends. He returned to Madison in 2011 after living in California for 21 years. He was a member of the Madison Elks Lodge No. 524, Madison Moose Lodge No. 765, Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion and Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969. He had attended North Madison Christian Church.

He is survived by one son, David Klopp of Madison; two daughters, Terry Bangs of Sacramento, Calif., and Susan Klopp of Jackson, Calif.; one brother, Frank L. "Dickie" Klopp of Madison; five sisters, Helen "Muff" Lindsay of Louisville, Ky., and Nell Gaye "Brownie" Rippe, Kathleen Chambers, Elyse Detmer and Judy Boles, all of Madison; one grandson; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Rowlett Klopp, whom he married June 27, 1954, and who died April 5, 2011; his parents; one brother, Edward E. Klopp; and three sisters, Jean "Hope" Henry, Virginia "Jenna" Bersch and Mary Faith "Fadie" Seaver.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens. A military salute will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the church by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Friends may call at the church Friday from noon until the service. Military honors will be conducted graveside by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society or the Shriners. Contribution cards are available at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, which is in charge of arrangements.

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



Zebadiah Phagan

Zebadiah James "Zeb" Phagan, 31, of Franklin, formerly of Madison, died Sunday, March 18, 2012, at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on I-65.

He was born July 1, 1980, in Columbus, the son of Doug and Lisa Shaffer Phagan. He was a 1999 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. He attended Ball State University and graduated from Ivy Tech Community College with an associate degree in electrical science through the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 481 Apprenticeship where be became a journeyman electrician. He enjoyed helping others, traveling, spending time outdoors and riding his motorcycles. He most enjoyed his 2012 Harley-Davidson, which he had recently purchased.

He is survived by his wife, Nina Bachmann Phagan; his father and step mother, Doug and Patty Phagan of Madison; his mother and step father, Lisa and Richard Ard of Sioux City, Iowa; four sisters, Abby Phagan of Warsaw, Nelda Jean Phagan of Madison, Gretchen Phagan of Hanover and Meagan Chase of South Sioux City, Neb.; one brother, Jimmy Joe Demaree of Milton, Ky.; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, James Phagan; his paternal step grandfather, Everett Heath; and his maternal grandmother, Ruth Shaffer.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lytle Funeral Chapel. Those with motorcycles are encouraged to ride them to the service.

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

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Huntington's Disease Society of American. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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



Connie Williams

Connie Marie Ingram Williams, 61, of Madison, died Sunday, March 18, 2012, at a University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, Ky.

She was born July 23, 1950, in Pine Bluff, Ark., the daughter of Chester and Opal McElroy Ingram. She was raised in Blytheville, Ark., and graduated from school in El Paso, Texas. She had lived in the Madison community since November 1993. She had owned and operated Connie's Stained Glass & More in downtown Madison. She had worked as a security officer for Holset, as a cashier for Walmart and as a certified nursing assistant at Hanover Health and Rehabilitation. While her husband served in the Army in the Middle East, she operated Connie's Country Kitchen in the United Arab Emirates. She was a member of Faith Covenant Church in Madison. She served her church in all capacities and enjoyed helping with Bible school. She also enjoyed making stained glass art, church, shopping and her dog.

She is survived by her husband, Roger L. Williams, whom she married Aug. 10, 1985; two sons, Jessie Lancaster of Cottage Grove, Ore., and Jerrod Williams of Kent; two sisters, Brenda Roby of Vallejo, Calif., and Pastor Judy Howard-Stater of Madison; one brother, Ronnie Ingram of Sacramento, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Shirley Welch.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Faith Covenant Church. Burial will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Friends may call at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. and at the church Friday from 10 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Gideons International Memorial Bible Program. Contribution cars are available at the funeral home.

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



Vivian Wood

Vivian L. Wood, 95, of Hanover, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at Hanover Health and Rehabilitation Center.

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