Obituaries - November 8, 2012
Thursday, November 08, 2012 10:00 AM
Nancy Lee Fugate Ball, 69, of Bedford, Ky., died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at her residence.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford, Ky.
Martha Ann McDonley Cole, 77, of Madison, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at the Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville.
She was born Feb. 13, 1935, in Ripley County, the daughter of Orville and Ruth Ryce McDonley. She resided most of her life in Jefferson County and was a graduate of Hanover High School. She was employed with the Madison Bank & Trust Company in the Insurance Department for more than 30 years. She retired from the Madison Insurance Agency with agent Tom Davee. She was of the Baptist faith and was a member of the Hanover Order of Eastern Star Chapter No. 525. She enjoyed sewing, baking, craft shows and her dog.
She is survived by one daughter, Jennie Keller of Madison; one son, Donald Higgins of Madison; one sister, Sue Stodgill of Lexington; one brother, Robert McDonley of Columbus; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, James H. Higgins, whom she married in 1959, and William D. Cole; one son, James A. Higgins; and her parents.
The funeral will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Entombment will be private in the Grandview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 4 p.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Martha Cole Memorial Fund. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Norma Mary Kington, 90, of Madison, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at The Waters of Clifty Falls.
She was born June 8, 1922, in Syracuse, N.Y., the daughter of Louis and Christine Krietzer Spina. She worked in education and as a sales clerk. She attended Trinity United Methodist Church.
She is survived by one son, Shannon Kington of Carrollton, Ky.; and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James L. Kington; one daughter, Sharon C. Busch; her father; and her mother.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Lytle Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery.
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 American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.lytlefuneralchapel.com.
Bulah Berry Marsh, 90, of Carrollton, Ky., died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at Green Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carrollton, Ky.
She was born in Henry County, Ky., the daughter of Charles and Laura Mae Hawkins. She was a homemaker and also worked at the Wierz Tube Factory. She was a member of Carrollton First Baptist Church.
She is survived by one daughter, Sherron Roberts of Turners Station, Ky.; two brothers, Sherman Berry of Port Royal, Ky. and Bobby Berry of Gas City; one sister, Linda Bates of Worthville, Ky.; two granddaughters; and give great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtley D. Marsh; her parents; four brothers; and two sisters.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Graham-Dunn Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. Burial will be in Port Royal Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society.
Oans Chavis Miller, 81, of Versailles, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
He was born Jan. 4, 1931, in Magoffin County, Ky., the son of McCoy and Thelma Keeton Miller. He retired in 2001 after 28 years with Rose Acres in North Vernon. He had also been employed with the Halcomb Home Center in Versailles, Thayer's Hatchery in Osgood and the BCA Plant in Greensburg. He enjoyed hunting. He was a 45-year member of the Cedar Creek Community Church near Osgood.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Gevedon Miller, whom he married July 14, 1956; five sons, Clinton Chavis Miller, Ralph Oans Miller, Rondall Gary Miller, Randall Lee Miller and Anthony Dwayne Miller, all of Versailles; one daughter, Vonda Sue Miller of Osgood; four brothers Dean Miller and Charles Miller, both of Osgood, and Johnnie Miller and Grover Miller, both of Versailles; four sisters, Reva Mullins, Helen Bauman and Susan Owens, all of Osgood, and Janet Thompson of North Vernon; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister Opal Smith; two brothers, Henry Clay Miller and Rondal Gray Miller; and one granddaughter.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Cedar Creek Community Church. Burial will be in the Miller Family Cemetery near Osgood.
Friends may call at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles today from 4 to 8 p.m. and at the church Friday from 10 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Cedar Creek Church or the Miller Family Cemetery. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.skfuneralhome.com.
Mary Josephine Wahlman, 86, of Butlerville, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at her residence.
She was born Sept. 29, 1926, the daughter of Clay and Letha Quillen Kinman. She was later adopted by George and Daisy Pribble Schumann. She graduated from Dupont High School in 1944. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Graham Baptist Church for 70 years, where she served as a Sunday school teacher, superintendent, clerk, treasurer, historian and homecoming coordinator for several years. She belonged to the Ethel Morris Missionary Circle. She served on the Jennings County Welfare Committee and was a 4-H leader. She co-authored the book, "Memories of Bigger Township." Since the 1950s, she was the Rabbit Plains and San Jacinto news correspondent for the North Vernon Plain Dealer. She was interested in politics, genealogy, painting and local history
She is survived by her husband, Ronald Wahlman, whom she married Nov. 14, 1945; one daughter, Leanne Rettig of Greensburg; three sons, Larry Wahlman of Dupont, Richard Wahlman of Butlerville and Joseph Wahlman of North Vernon; one sister, Shirley Burns of Owensboro, Ky.; one brother, Howard Kinman of Louisville, Ky.; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Harvey Kinman; three sisters, Rosa Webster, Opal Haines and Mabel Ashby; and one granddaughter.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral and Cremation Service in North Vernon. Burial will be in Graham Baptist Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 4 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hospice of Jennings County, Graham Baptist Cemetery or Graham Baptist Church. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.sawyerfuneralservice.com.