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Obituaries - November 20, 2012
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 10:00 AM
Roberta M. Hassfurder May, 76, of Madison, died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
She was born April 16, 1936, in Madison, the daughter of Charles C. and Melva L. Perkinson Hassfurder. She was a 1954 graduate of Madison High School. She was a member of the Phi Beta Psi Sorority. She worked for the Madison Telephone Co. from 1954 through 1965. She later worked as a unit secretary and physical therapist assistant at King's Daughters' Hospital from 1973 to 1979. In April 1979 she began working as a dispatcher for the city of Madison Police Department, retiring in May 2002. She was a member of the Green Road Baptist Church. She enjoyed bird watching, especially hummingbirds, puzzles and collecting Hummel figurines.
She is survived by two daughters, Cynthia E. Turner and Sarah L. Miller, both of Madison; her twin sister, Alberta F. Lawrence of Madison; six grandchildren; one great-grandson; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert C. "Bob" May, whom she married July 16, 1954, and who died Aug. 3, 2008; her father, who died Nov. 2, 1961; and her mother, who died Jan. 8, 2004.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Green Road Baptist Church, 432 Green Road. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery.
Friends may call at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and at the church Saturday from noon until the service. A policeman's service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Green Road Baptist Church or Hospice of King's Daughters' Hospital. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Georgia Ann Sutherland, 68, of Campbellsburg, Ky., died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
She was born Jan. 25, 1944, in Dearborn, Mich., the daughter of George Wise and Margaret Peeno Colgate. She was founding member of the Emergency Medical Technicians in Trimble County and later in life cared for family and friends. She was a member of Providence Baptist Church. She was a Kentucky Colonel. She had enjoyed history from a young age, and was past member of the Trimble County Historical Society. Through her research of families in the area, she learned to enjoyed writing. She also enjoyed clogging, visiting with friends and Sudoku puzzles.
She is survived by three sons, David Sutherland of Carrollton, Ky., Rob Sutherland of Port Royal, Ky. and Barry Sutherland of Bedford, Ky.; four brothers, Larry Wise, Edward Colgate, Jim Colgate and Danny Colgate; and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Arthur Edward Sutherland, whom she married May 12, 1959; one son, Arthur Edward Sutherland Jr.; her parents; one brother, George Wise Jr.; and one sister, Sherry Wise Flemming.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford, Ky. A graveside service and burial will follow the funeral service in Campbellsburg Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 5 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Providence Baptist Church. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.ransdellfuneral.com.
Jack Ulery Jr.
Jack L. "Captain Jack" Ulery Jr., 56, of Madison, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
He was born July 15, 1956, in Peru, Ind., the son of Jack L. Sr. and Joyce Schmidt Ulery. He was raised in Peru and was a 1974 graduate of Peru High School. He began his career in the newspaper business with the Peru Daily Tribune from 1974 to 1998. He also worked for M & M Towing as a fork lift driver for several years. The family moved to Madison in 1998 and he worked for The Madison Courier as production supervisor until his sudden death. He was spiritual and enjoyed nature and music. He enjoyed playing music and was known as the Percussion Man. He also enjoyed golf and played as often as possible with his family and friends. He was always busy, either at work, play, on the Sunrise Golf Course, the Peru Circus Band or with Andra Bladen and the Two Buck Chucks'. He enjoyed watching the Purdue Boilermakers and the Miami Dolphins. He was awaiting the birth of his second granddaughter.
He is survived by his wife, Melissa Jo Bacon Ulery, whom he married Jan. 26, 1980; one daughter, Brooke Nice of Peru; three sons, Kristopher Ulery of Madison, and Scott Ulery and Eric Ulery, both of Hanover; two sisters, Kim Ahlfeld of Kendallville and Anita Ulery of Sumter, S.C.; one brother, Jeff Ulery of Mexico, Ind.; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his grandmother, Ethel Schmidt.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery.
After the burial, friends and family will gather at the Livery Stable, 317 Broadway.
Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Heart Association or Peru Circus Band. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Margaret White, 63, of North Vernon, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at Indiana University Hospital in Indianapolis.
She was born Nov. 6, 1949, in St. Louis, Mo., the daughter of George Andrew and Emma Lou Owens Drab. She was a 1968 graduate of North Vernon High School. She was a custodian with the Southwestern School System for four years, retiring in 2010. She had previously worked as a custodian for six years for the Jennings County Schools. She was a member of the Quilting Club in North Vernon and was of the Baptist Faith. She enjoyed attending concerts and movies, especially at the Park Theatre, collecting quilts and antiques, and Goodwill.
She is survived by her husband, Donald White, whom she married July 12, 1969; one son, Damion White of North Vernon; two brothers, George Drab of Madison and Mike Drab of North Vernon; one sister, Betty Shinolt of Butlerville; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, James Drab; and one half-sister, Mary Louise Owens.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Cremation Service in North Vernon Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in North Vernon.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 4 to 8 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Park Theatre Civic Center in North Vernon. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.dovesharprudicel.com.
Thomas Wycoff Sr.
Thomas Lee Wycoff Sr., 80 of Underwood, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Louisville, Ky. He was born March 20, 1932 in Underwood, the son of Paul and Ruby Mackinson Wycoff. He was a Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a former welder for Jeff Boat in Jeffersonville and also worked delivering propane for M.C. Sales in Louisville, Ky. He was a member of the Underwood Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mary K. Mack Wycoff, whom he married Oct. 14, 1964; seven sons, Harold Cable of Corydon, Colonel Cable of Waynesville, Mo., Jack Wycoff of Hanover, Greg Wycoff of Maysville, Okla., Jerry Cable of Henryville and Danny Cable and Thomas L. Wycoff Jr., both of Underwood; eight daughters, Joan Temple of Frankfort, Ky., Nadine Miller of Scottsburg, Lois Stone of Gracey, Ky., Madonna Broadus of Underwood and Tammy Sampson, Rita Scull, April Campbell and Debbie Luann Wycoff, all of Scottsburg; one brother, Emmett Wycoff of Henryville; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three sons, Richard Cable, Roy Cable and Mark Wycoff; one daughter, Cathy Cable Robak; and his parents.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Underwood Baptist Church. Burial will be in Sodom Cemetery in Underwood.
Friends may call at the church today from 4 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the service.
Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.collinsfuneralhome.net.
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