Phyllis Bridgewater

Phyllis M. Bridgewater, 88, of Lexington, died Wednesday, March 28, 2012, in Scottsburg.

She was born May 14, 1923, in Stinesville, the daughter of Howard and Jenny Farmer Stine. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Lexington Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by two sons, Pat Bridgewater of Scottsburg and Jerry Bridgewater of Lexington; one brother, Paul Stine of Stinesville; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Bridgewater; one son, Mike Bridgewater; her parents; and two sisters, Betty Abraham and Eva Gillespie.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. until the service.

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



Chester Calvert

A graveside service for Chester Lee Calvert will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton, Ky. Military honors will be conducted graveside by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

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

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Masonic Homes of Kentucky.

Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.

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

A full obituary was published March 22.



East Ferguson Sr.

East Lynn Ferguson Sr., 84, of Kissimmee, Fla., formerly of Dupont, died Thursday, March 29, 2012, at his daughter's residence.

He was born June 6, 1927, in Pine Top, Ky., the son of George and Arzella Amburgey Ferguson. He was a resident of Dupont for more than 30 years. He owned and operated Ferguson's Body Shop in Dupont for several years with his brothers. He was a member of the Church of God in North Vernon.

He is survived by one daughter, Lynda Day of Kissimmee, Fla.; one son, East Lynn Ferguson Jr. of Scipio; one sister, Dora Dinsmore of Madison; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Smith Ferguson, whom he married Nov. 22, 1947, and who died Nov. 5, 2011; his parents; three sisters, Charmie Adams, Nova Sexton and Sadie Hall; and three brothers, Foster Ferguson, Knowha Ferguson and Arlie Ferguson.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Vail-Holt Funeral and Cremation Service. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens.

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

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Alzheimer's Association. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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



Joann Mitchell

Joann Mitchell, 82, of Carthage, died Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at the Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus.

She was born Sept. 18, 1929, in Indianapolis, the daughter of Thomas and Grace Carlisle Barnhill. She was a farmer's wife and for many years a pastor's wife. She enjoyed being a homemaker. She spent many years with her husband in ministry as they pastored churches in Iowa and Indiana, including 10 years at the First Church of the Nazarene in Madison. She was a member of the International Conservative Holiness Association and attended the Early Methodist Church in Carthage.

She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Max R. Mitchell, whom she married Dec. 29, 1945; two sons, Darrell D. Mitchell of Liberty and the Rev. Rollin L. Mitchell of Carthage; one daughter, Julia Garrett of Brandenburg, Ky.; three half brothers, Thomas Barnhill of Indianapolis, Steven Barnhill of Poland and Patrick Barnhill of Independence, Ohio; one half sister, Janice Breust of Indianapolis; nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Tommy Lee Barnhill and James Edwin Barnhill, who both died in childhood; one sister, Norma Stocklin; and one half brother, Richard Barnhill.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Franklin Church of the Nazarene, 140 Branigin Road, Franklin. Burial will be in Second Mount Pleasant Cemetery on Sugar Creek between Franklin and Shelbyville.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Glenn E. George and Son Funeral Home in Shelbyville.

Sproles Family Funeral Home in New Castle is in charge of arrangements.

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



Mildred Ringwald

Mildred L. Gilles Goley Ringwald, 89, of Madison, died Thursday, March 29, 2012, at The Waters of Clifty Falls.

She was born July 22, 1922, in Madison, the daughter of Clemens and Mary Schafer Gilles. She was raised in Madison and was a 1940 graduate of North Madison High School. She helped her first husband on the farm wherever she was needed. She and her second husband farmed together and then owned and operated Hillcrest Flowers at the top of Hanging Rock Hill from 1967 until they sold it in 1974. She enjoyed playing euchre and bingo, and going to the casino boat. She was raised in St. Patrick Catholic Church and was a member there until it became Prince of Peace Catholic Church. She also enjoyed making rosaries with her husband and sharing them with others.

She is survived by five daughters, Pat Goley of Denver, Colo., Jean Devore, Mary Jo Jankosky and Ruth Dixon, all of Madison, and Elizabeth Garrett of Ghent, Ky.; three sons, Tom Ringwald of Madison, Bernie Ringwald of Bloomington and Bob Ringwald of Denver, Colo.; 21 grandchildren; three step grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; 10 step great-grandchildren; five step great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Donald Goley, whom she married July 27, 1940, and who died July 24, 1942, and Bernard H. Rignwald, whom she married Feb. 14, 1944, and who died Aug. 31, 2000; her parents; one brother, Charles Gilles; and one sister, Katherine Kessler.

Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Saint Patrick Catholic Chapel, 310 West State St. Burial will be in Saint Patrick Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may call at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Monday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. The Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Friends of Shawe and Pope John Schools or the Saint Patrick Chapel Restoration Fund. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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



Nelleta Sandefur

Nelleta M. Bennett Chase Sandefur, 80, of Vevay, died Thursday, March 29, 2012, at Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg.

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



Edith Taylor

Edith Taylor, 90, of Bedford, Ky., died Thursday, March 29, 2012, at Signature Health Care Center in Bedford, Ky.

She was born Oct. 14, 1921 in Trimble County, Ky., the daughter of Foster and Pearl Supplee Lawrence. She was retired factory worker from the Teledyne-Wirtz Tube Factory in Carrollton, Ky. She was a member of Milton Baptist Church.

She is survived by one son, Floyd Thomas Taylor of Campbellsburg, Ky.; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Giltner Taylor; one son, Russell Allen Taylor; her parents; four sisters, Ruby Combs, Dorthea Doll, Margaret Smith and Leoma Shobert; and two brothers, Thomas Lawrence and James Lawrence.

A graveside service and burial will be at noon Saturday at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton, Ky.

No visitation is scheduled.

Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.

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