Rachel Banks

Rachel Frances Lewis Banks, 85, of Lexington, died Saturday, March 2, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.

She was born Feb. 10, 1928, in Gratz, Ky., the daughter of John W. and Mandy Fites Lewis. She resided most of her life in Jefferson County, spending her early years near Brooksburg and her later years near Hanover. She was first united in marriage to Carroll Taylor. She was united in marriage Nov. 3, 1953 to Howard W. Banks. She was employed for 30 years with the Madison State Hospital serving as the cooking supervisor. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Hanover. She enjoyed caring for her family and cooking for them. She also enjoyed tending to her flowers, especially her roses.

She is survived by two daughters, Patricia Taylor Farrell of Bedford and Rhonda Noel of Madison; two sons, Dennis Taylor of Scottsburg and Kenneth William "Billy" Banks of Crawley, Texas; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard W. Banks, who died Dec. 3, 1988; two sons, Gerald Banks and John David; four brothers, Charles Lewis, Richard Lewis, Toby Lewis and Everett Lewis; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Heart Association. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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



William Bruegge

William L. "Bill" Bruegge, 88, of Versailles, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at his residence.

He was born Sept. 24, 1924, in St. Bernard, Ohio, the son of William Daniel and Mary Magdelene Witzeman Bruegge. He served in the Army during World War II. He was a member of St. John Catholic Church in Osgood. He enjoyed collecting things and reading. He also enjoyed farming and taking care of his dog, Boots.

He is survived by 10 nieces and nephews, Eilene Henne, Steve Bruegge, Bruce Bruegge, Tony Bruegge, Mary Kesterman, Tom Bruegge, Bob Bruegge, Maria Perry, Martin Bruegge and Marilyn Yoe; and several other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and four brothers, Lawrence, Richard, Francis and Daniel.

A funeral mass will be at 1 p.m. today at St. Charles Catholic Church in Milan. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in St. Bernard, Ohio. Military honors will be conducted.

Friends may call at the church today from 11 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to a veterans association, the Ripley County Humane Society, St. John Catholic Church or St. Charles Catholic Church. Contributions can be made through Rullman Hunger Funeral Home in Aurora.

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

This adds the names of surviving nieces and nephews to an obituary published Saturday.



Mark Clark

Mark Wayne "Candy Man" Clark, 69, of Madison, died Friday, March 1, 2013, at his residence.

He was born June 12, 1943, in Lawrenceburg, the son of Clarence and Margaret Kinnett Clark. He resided most of his life in Jefferson County. He was a 1961 graduate of Rising Sun High School. He served in the Army and was a member of the Military Police during the Vietnam War. He was first united in marriage to Brenda. He was employed for more than 20 years as a manager at Tri State Cleaning, retiring in 2005. He was united in marriage to Leona Beach. He was known as the "Candy Man" and enjoyed sharing suckers, bubble gum, Hershey's kisses and cow tails with his friends and family. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, Indiana University basketball, Indianapolis Colts football, playing corn hole, being a joker and spending time with his daughters and grandchildren. He was a member of the Madison Moose Lodge 765, Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion and the Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969. He had served as a past treasurer for AAU basketball.

He is survived by four daughters, Brigitte Clark Marlo of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Kattie Rowlett, Delora Clark and Marquetta Clark, all of Madison; two step daughters, Cerrie Egerton of Carrollton, Ky., and Shelli Ratcliff of Madison; two brothers, Danny Clark of Aurora and Robert Clark of Osgood; two half-sisters, Connie Hunger of Versailles and Beverly McDole of Vevay; three half-brothers, John Matthews, Michael Matthews and Gary Matthews, all of Indiana; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Patty Bevis; and two brothers, Richard Clark and Paul Clark.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel. Burial will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted by Jefferson Post of the American Legion.

Friends may call at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. and at the chapel Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Mark Clark Memorial Fund. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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



Barbara Rassman

Barbara J. Rassman, 66, of Bedford, Ky., died Friday, March 1, 2013, at her residence.

She was born Feb. 15, 1947, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of Jack Edmund and Ada Dorothy Barnett Lovitt. She was a housewife and a homemaker. She was a member of the Family Worship Center in Carrollton, Ky.

She is survived by three daughters, Jeanna Gossett of Henry County, Ky., Angela Fernandez of Carrollton, Ky., and Christine J. Simmons of Bedford, Ky.; two sons, James Rassman Jr. of Carrollton, Ky. and David Story of Cincinnati, Ohio; three brothers, Ray Lovitt and Ron Lovitt, both of Frankfort, Ky., and Don Lovitt of Arizona; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Stewart Rassman Sr., who died June 29, 2010; her parents; and one brother, Ken Lovitt.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Family Worship Center in Carrollton, Ky. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton, Ky.

Friends may call at the church Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the service.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Phoenix Animal Clinic or Hosparus. 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.



Terry Sauley

Terry L. Sauley, 69, of Hanover, died Friday, March 1, 2013, at Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville.

He was born Aug. 1, 1943, in Hanover, the son of Howard and Opal A. Sparks Sauley. He was a retired carpet installer, having worked for Pyles Carpet and Tile for several years. He was of the Methodist faith. He enjoyed NASCAR, and working on and trading cars.

He is survived by his wife, Beverly J. Pyles Sauley, whom he married Aug. 11, 1961; one daughter, Kimberly S. Sauley of Madison; one son, Terry A. Sauley of Hanover; three brothers, Bud H. Sauley of Madison, Ramon Sauley of Hanover and Tyrone Sauley of Garrison, Ky.; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Arletta Needler, who died in 2001, and Sonia I. Scrogham, who died in 2009.

A private family service will be held.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Heart Association. Contribution cards are available at Vail-Holt Funeral and Cremation Service, which is in charge of arrangements.

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



Mary Stout

Mary E. Stewart McCormick Stout, 90, of Hanover, died Friday, March 1, 2013, at Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover.

She was born Sept. 17, 1922, in Wise's Landing, Ky., the daughter of Avery and Mary Louise Harsin Stewart. She resided most of her life in Jefferson County. She was employed in the late 1950s as a cook with the Saluda School. She retired from the Madison State Hospital after 19 years of service as a psychiatric attendant. She was a member of the Elizabeth Baptist Church. She was also a member of Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, gardening and being with her family.

She is survived by two daughters, Betty McCormick Sexton of Charlestown and Yvonne Riley of Madison; one son, Charles H. McCormick Jr. of Madison; one step son, Terry Stout of Atlanta, Ga.; two sisters, Anna Mae McCauley of Madison and Maude Lunsford of Hanover; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles H. McCormick Sr., whom she married in 1942, and who died May 11, 1974; her second husband, Charles L. Stout, whom she married in 1975, and who died Jan. 14, 2000; one son, Harold McCormick, who died Feb. 27, 2010; one step son, Mike Stout; her parents; and four brothers, Kenny Stout, Tom Stout, Bill Stout and Robert Stout.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Dupont Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home today from 4 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday from noon until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to a charity of the donor's choice. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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