Marc Burke

Marc A. Burke, 40, of Madison, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at his residence.

He was born March 15, 1972, in Madison, the son of Gary L. and Judy A. Lee Burke. He was a press operator at Madison Tool & Die for several years. He was a member of Wirt Baptist Church and Calvary Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, cooking, his dogs and Alabama football. He was a member of Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

He is survived by his father and his companion, Stephanie Edwards of Madison; his mother, Judy A. Lee Parker and her husband, K.C., of Whitehall, Pa.; one sister, Carmen Burke Knotts of Madison; his paternal grandparents, Glenn E. and Alda Elberta Wehner Burke; his maternal grandmother, Luella Lee of Madison; one niece; one nephew; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Elmer Lee, who died Feb. 2, 1990.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Vail-Holt Funeral and Cremation Service. Burial will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted graveside.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until the service. Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion Honor Guard will conduct a final salute after the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Marc A. Burke Memorial Fund. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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



Ryder Deitz

Ryder Nichols Deitz, 3, of Sanders, Ky., died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Carrollton, Ky.

He was born Sept. 9, 2009, in Louisville, Ky., the son of Ron and Kelly Deitz. He was a student at Carroll County Head Start. He attended the Family Worship Center in Carrollton, Ky., and Sanders Baptist Church.

He is survived by his parents, of Sanders, Ky.; two brothers, Colton Deitz and Logan Deitz, both of Sanders, Ky.; his maternal grandparents, Nick and Katherine Hatfield of LaGrange, Ky.; his paternal grandparents, Ronnie and Diana Deitz of Sanders, Ky.; his maternal great-grandparents, Frances Hatfield, Nancy Ann Breneman and Jean Breneman; his paternal great-grandparents, Lula Mae Howard and BeBee Howard; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Family Worship Center in Carrollton, Ky. Burial will be in the Deitz Family Cemetery in Sanders, Ky.

Friends may call at the church Friday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Ryder Nichols Deitz Education Fund through First National Bank of Carrollton. 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.



Ann Gaines

Ann Dawson Gaines, 82, of Hanover, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at Thornton Terrace Health Campus.

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



Brian Harper

Brian D. Harper, 54, Boynton Beach, Fla., formerly of Madison, died Friday, Oct. 19, 2012.

He was born April 20, 1958, in Madison, the son of Mel and Margy Harper. He was a graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. He received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Evansville and a master's degree in counseling psychology from Ball State University. He was employed for many years at Madison State Hospital as a certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor. He was employed in the alcohol and drug addiction treatment profession, most recently with the Watershed Treatment Center. He was a resident of south Florida since 1994.

He is survived by one brother, Scot L. Harper of Zionsville; and four nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service was held in West Palm Beach, Fla. Cremation was chosen. His ashes were scattered at sea in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Jupiter, Fla.



Gary Humphrey

Gary Nolan Humphrey, 64, of Madison, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at the Robley Rex Veterans Affairs Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

He was born Feb. 4, 1948, in Madison, the son of Cecil H. Sr. and Jessie Lee Meeks Humphrey. He served in the Army during the Vietnam War. He received the Purple Heart and other honors. He enjoyed fishing and playing on the computer.

He is survived by his companion, Mary E. Humphrey of Madison; five children, Becky Jones of Madison, Adam Davis Jr. of Lexington, Debbie Lockridge of Hanover, and Kim DeBoard and Tammy Johnson, both of Madison; two sisters, Nancy Heston of North Vernon and Ruthie Sarver of LaGrange, Ky.; four brothers, Steve Humphrey of Madison, Ronnie Humphrey of Milton, Ky., Mike Humphrey of Madison and Tony Humphrey of LaGrange, Ky.; four step brothers, Donald Sarver of Madison and Levi Hensley, Ray Hensley and David Gordon, all of Kentucky; three step sisters, Nellie Sue Hensley of Kentucky, and Teresa Hilderbrand and Vicki Vasquez, both of Madison; and 12 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Gary Nolan Humphrey II; his father; his mother; one brother, Cecil H. Humphrey Jr.; one step brother, Ronnie Hensley; and one grandson.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Lytle Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Moffett Cemetery in Milton, Ky. Military honors will be conducted graveside by the Honor Guard of Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

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

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Hospice Unit of the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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



Taylor Perry

Taylor Nichole "Tay Tay" Perry, 8, of Madison, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at her residence.

She was born Aug. 23, 2004, in Madison, the daughter of Justin Perry and Pamela Cline. She resided all of her life in Madison. She attended Ryker' Ridge Elementary School.

She is survived by her mother, of Madison; her father, of Madison; one sister, Morgan Perry; one brother, Brayden Perry; her maternal grandparents, James and Linda Cline of Deputy; her paternal grandparents, Gary and Shirley Perry of Scottsburg; her maternal great-grandmother, Hattie Rothert of North Vernon; her paternal great-grandmother, Faye Perry of Carrollton, Ky.; six aunts and uncles; four cousins; and several great-aunts, great-uncles and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her great-grandparents, Richard Rothert, Sam and Mary Alice Cline, John Perry, and Anna and Gene McPherron.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Lick Branch Cemetery near Deputy.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Taylor Nichole Perry Memorial Fund. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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



Elizabeth Shannon

Elizabeth Jean "Betty" Knight Shannon, 82, of Vevay, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at Swiss Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.

She was born March 23, 1930, in Rising Sun, the daughter of James A. and Sallie M. Cunningham Knight. She was raised in Cleves, Ohio, and Patriot, where she attended school. In 1968, she was employed at Zenith Inc. in Paris, Ill. Before her marriage, she worked at Seagram's Distillery in Lawrenceburg. She enjoyed reading, crocheting, cooking, embroidering and being a homemaker.

She is survived by three daughters, Sally Thompson of Vevay, Ruth Ann Twigg of Danville, Ill., and Sandra Jean Otter of Vevay; three sons, James Alan Shannon of Paris, Ill., Edward Eugene Shannon of Vevay and Robert Lee Shannon of Paris, Ill.; 14 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Sherman Shannon, whom she married July 22, 1951, and who died May 19, 2007; her parents; and four brothers, Edward Elwood Knight, Milford "Pete" Knight, June Knight and Gustav "Bud" Barnes.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery.

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

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Switzerland County Emergency Unit. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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