Jane Huber

Jane Parker Huber, 82, of Hanover, died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, at her home.

She was born Oct. 24, 1926, in Tsinan, China, the daughter of Albert G. Jr. and Katharine McAfee Parker, who were Presbyterian missionaries stationed there at the time. In 1928 the family returned to the United States and in 1929 they moved to Hanover, where her father became the president of Hanover College. She attended Hanover schools for 10 years before graduating in 1944 from Northfield School for Girls in Massachusetts. She attended Wellesley College for three years before graduating from Hanover College in 1948. In 1948, she and her husband moved to Chicago, where he attended McCormick Presbyterian Theological Seminary and served at the Presbyterian Church in Kansas, Ill. They then lived in Noblesville, serving the Noblesville Presbyterian Church for three years, then moved to Indianapolis, where her husband was the organizing pastor of Saint Andrew Presbyterian Church in 1955. The couple retired in 1988, and returned to Hanover and built their first house. She served on several committees and councils of the Presbyterian Church. She was vice president of the United Presbyterian Women from 1973 to 1976, serving on the national executive committee; served on the Council on Women and the Church and was chairwoman for three years; was on the General Assembly Mission Council, the Advisory Council on Discipleship and Worship, and the Joint Committee on Women leading up to Presbyterian reunion in 1983. After reunion, she served on the General Assembly Council for six years and on the Committee for a New Hymnbook. She received several honors from the Presbyterian church and was named a Valiant Woman by Church Women United in their jubilee year. Beginning in 1976, she wrote new hymns set to familiar tunes. Two books of her hymns were published by Westminster/John Knox Press in 1987 and 1996, together containing 125 hymns. Eleven hymns were published in The Presbyterian Hymnal published in 1990. She also wrote studies for These Days and for Horizons magazine

She is survived by her husband, William A. Huber, whom she married Sept. 3, 1947; five daughters, Janet Elizabeth Huber Lowry of Hanover, Mary Katharine Huber Graham of Santa Rosa, Calif., Laura Lynn Huber Nutter and Anne Beatrice Huber Andreasen, both of Madison, and Margaret Jane "Meg" Huber Garrison of Buford, Ga.; one son, Leonhard William "Lon" Huber of Glendale, Calif.; two sisters; one brother; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one grandson.

A memorial service will be held in December. Cremation was chosen.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hanover Presbyterian Church or Hanover College. Contribution cards are available at Vail-Holt Funeral Homes Hilltop Chapel, which is in charge of arrangements.

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

Harold Kinman

Harold Wayne Kinman, 63, of Bedford, Ky., died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008, at his home.

He was born Aug. 20, 1945, in Ghent, Ky., the son of Donald and Kathryn Fresh Kinman. He was raised in Trimble County, Ky., and was a graduate of Madison High School. He lived for many years in Madison before moving to Bedford, Ky., in 1995. He retired after 36 years of employment with Reliance Electric in Madison. He then worked for seven years at Boonie's Water Conditioning, delivering bottled water. He also had driven a school bus for Trimble County Heat Start for one year. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints La Grange Ward in Crestwood, Ky. He loved music and enjoyed playing the guitar, singing, playing piano, and performing with his family in The Kinman Family at the Ross Country Jamboree in Scottsburg.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra Spencer Kinman, whom he married Oct. 5, 1995; two daughters, Kim Hoagland of Hanover and Jamie Kinman of Madison; two sons and one stepdaughter, David and Casey Kinman of Hendersonville, Tenn., and Jeffrey Kinman of Madison; one brother, Donnie Kinman of Madison; nine grandchildren; three aunts; one uncle; and several cousins and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father; his mother, Kathryn Fresh Kinman Whitaker; and his grandparents, Bryan and Opal Brown.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Moffett Cemetery in Milton, Ky.

Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 3 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Harold Wayne Kinman Memorial Fund. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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

Ian Norris

Ian William Norris, 21, of Hanover, died Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, in a car accident near New Washington.

He was born May 18, 1987, in Jefferson County, the son of Robert "Bob" Jr. and Debra Vestal Norris. He lived all of his life in Hanover and attended Southwestern High School. He had worked for FAS Plastics near Hanover and was currently a student at Ivy Tech State College. He enjoyed fishing, video games, poker, playing cards, and animals. He was learning how to shoot pool.

He is survived by his father, of Hanover; his mother, of Hanover; his paternal grandmother, Beverly Norris of Lexington; several aunts, uncles, great-aunts, great-uncles; and many cousins.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Hazel O. Huttsell Vestal, who died June 24, 2008, Bernard William Vestal, who died May 2, 2007, and Nash Couch, who died Oct. 16, 2006; and his paternal grandfather, Robert Norris Sr.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery near Chelsea.

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

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

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

Harvey Zearing

Harvey Junior Zearing, 75, of Madison, died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Louisville, Ky.

He was born June 1, 1933, in Jefferson County, the son of Harvey James and Adaline Keckley Zearing. He was an Army veteran of the Korea War and the Vietnam War. He was a bricklayer and hod carrier for River City Development Corp. He was later a security guard for Burns Security at Madison Precision Products for several years. He enjoyed flea markets, yard sales, country music and the St. Louis Cardinals.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Scott Zearing, whom he married March 24, 1969; three daughters, Julie Earls and Margaret Zearing, both of Madison, and Mary Matthews of Milton, Ky.; two sons, Harvey Howard Zearing of Indianapolis and Matthew Zearing of Madison; one sister, Lou Frazier of Madison; one brother, Don Zearing of Madison; and 12 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father; his mother; three sisters, Margaret Zearing, Mary Ann Zearing and Jeanette Goodin; and two brothers, Sam Zearing and James Zearing.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Lytle Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery in Madison.

Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from noon until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association.

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