Obituaries - March 25, 2014
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 11:00 AM
Raymond Barron Jr.
Raymond H. Barron Jr., 68, of Madison, died Monday, March 24, 2014, at his residence.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
Maurice John "Jack" Boswell, 85, of Dupont, died Friday, March 21, 2014, at his residence.
He was born Jan. 18, 1929, in Nebraska, Ind., to Tennyson and Henrietta Edward Boswell. He worked as a mechanic and body shop repairman for several years. He owned B&B Auto Sales in Dupont, and had worked at Callahan Chevrolet in North Vernon and Jim Hamilton Volkswagen in Columbus. He also previously worked for the former Hamilton Cosco in Columbus for 15 years. He was a member of North Vernon Wesleyan Church. He enjoyed fishing, boating, listening to bluegrass and gospel music, attending church, reading the Bible and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Ritter Boswell, whom he married April 3, 1948; two sons, Tom Boswell of Elizabethtown and Bill Boswell of Dupont; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Howard Leer, James Boswell and Robert Boswell; and two sisters, Clyda Leer and Lov Fields.
The funeral was set for 11 a.m. today at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon. Burial will be in Vernon Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to North Vernon Wesleyan Church Fellowship Hall. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.dovesharprudicel.com.
Ruby A. Miller Fultz, 95, of Madison, died Sunday, March 23, 2014, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
She was born May 16, 1918, in Bloomington, to Crawford and Mabel Jacobs Miller. She was raised in Monroe County and was a graduate of Bloomington High School. She attended beauty school in Indianapolis and worked for several years as a licensed beautician. She returned to Madison in 1961 and was the owner and operator of Fiesta Restaurant from 1961 to 1984. She was raised in the Methodist faith. She was a member of the Madison Business and Professional Women's Association. She enjoyed playing cards, especially bridge and euchre. She also enjoyed reading and listening to audio books, collecting antiques, and caring for her family. She volunteered in the gift shop at King's Daughters' Hospital for many years.
She is survived by one son, Michael Fultz of Madison; two grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. "Bobby" Fultz, whom she married May 30, 1939, and who died Nov. 25, 1969; one daughter, Wilma L. "Willie" Phillips Little, who died Jan. 6, 2003; her parents; five brothers, William Miller, Ed Miller, Bob Miller, Mel Miller and Don Miller; and one sister, Irene Moore.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Valhalla Memory Gardens in Bloomington.
Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Jefferson County Public Library. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
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Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Virginia Ann "Roonie" Johnson, 76, of Carrollton, Ky., died Sunday, March 23, 2014, at Green Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carrollton, Ky.
She was born Dec. 11, 1937, in Owen County, Ky., to John and Nettie Mae Jones Thomas. She had worked as a line operator at the former Teledyne Wirz Co. in Carrollton, Ky. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Carrollton and had attended the Valley Christian Church in Carrollton.
She is survived by her husband, David F. "Dave" Johnson, whom she married March 9, 1957; one daughter, Tammie Crawford of Bedford, Ky.; one son, Jeff Johnson of Carrollton, Ky.; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Marjorie "City" Spenneberg, Emma John "Emmy" Tingle and Lilly Mae Thomas; and five brothers, William "Bill" Thomas, Edgar "Boss" Thomas, Robert S. "Heavy" Thomas, Buddy Gene Thomas and Harry Ryan Thomas.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F Cemetery in Carrollton, Ky.
Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Carroll County Animal Support Group. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.
Linda Lou Schirmer Mello, 52, of Bennington, died Sunday, March 23, 2014, in a house fire at her residence.
She was born Sept. 8, 1961, in Vevay, to Byron L. "Pat" and Jane Scott Schirmer. She was raised in Switzerland County and attended Switzerland County High School. She spent most of her life in Switzerland County, residing in Massachusetts for 10 years. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, cooking television and her dog.
She is survived by her husband, Stephen Perry Mello, whom she married in September 1991; her mother of Vevay; one brother, Billy Schirmer of Vevay; and two sisters, Cindy Varble of Moorefield and Debbie Schirmer of Vevay.
She was preceded in death by her father; and one brother, Terry Joe Schirmer.
No services are planned.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Special Olympics or the Linda Mello Memorial Fund. Contributions can be made through Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.
Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.
Joyce E. Ogden, 78, of Madison, died Sunday, March 23, 2014, in Madison.
He was born Feb. 12, 1936, in Milton, Ky., to Paul J. and Ethel Moore Ogden. He was raised in Trimble County and was a 1954 graduate of Trimble County High School. He worked early in life for Reed's Laundry and Lodge Brothers Furniture. He was employed for 36 years with the Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corp., retiring April 1, 1996, as yard superintendent. He was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus Lodge. He enjoyed running, especially 10K races and marathons, winning many awards for his age group. He enjoyed caring for his home and lawn, gardening, raising flowers, and helping others with home improvement projects. When barn quilts became popular, he learned the craft and made many of them. He enjoyed growing up on the farm and helping his father throughout his life. He restored the Massey Ferguson tractor he inherited from his father. He also enjoyed dancing with his wife and even took dance lessons.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia A. Minor Ogden, whom he married June 11, 1955; one son, Kevin J. Ogden of Indianapolis; one brother, Richard Ogden of Old Hickory, Tenn.; two grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his father, who died July 31, 2005; and his mother, who died June 25, 2001.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in the St. Patrick Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 11:30 a.m. until the service. The rosary will be said at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Parkinson's Research, the Friends of Shawe and Pope John or a Prince of Peace mass. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
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Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Evelyn Goldine Law Sullivan, 79, of Milton, Ky., died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Baptist Hospital Northeast in LaGrange, Ky.
She was born June 2, 1934, in Providence, Ky., to Robert and Ruby Sharpe Law. She was a homemaker and also worked with her husband on the family farm. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed fishing, taking care of her birds, watching soap operas and crossword puzzles.
She is survived by her husband, Everett C. Sullivan; two children, Selma Martin of Bedford, Ky., and Carroll Sullivan Jr. of Milton, Ky.; three sisters; Allie Wallace of Bedford, Ky., Minnie Alice Proctor of Carrollton, Ky., and Dorothy R. Sullivan of Owenton, Ky.; one brother, Noah F. Law of Louisville, Ky.; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters; and one brother.
A memorial service will be at noon April 12 at the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, Bedford, Ky.
Friends may call at the church April 12 from 11 a.m. until the service.
Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.ransdellfuneral.com.