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Obituaries - October 12, 2013
Saturday, October 12, 2013 5:00 AM
Carl Edward Allen, 103, of Milton, Ky., died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
He was born April 16, 1910, in Phil, Ky., to Joseph and Nannie Hoskins Allen. He was a 1929 graduate of Liberty High School. He earned a bachelor of science degree from Eastern Kentucky University in 1935, and while there taught in one- and two-room schoolhouses. He sang with the Casey Four Men's Quartet. He earned a master's degree in elementary education from the University of Kentucky in 1957. He was a teacher and principal at Whitley City Elementary School for 23 years. After moving to Milton, Ky. he served as principal of Milton Elementary School for five years. He also taught in several Indiana schools. He was a member of the advisory committee for Public Higher Education. He was named president of the Kentucky Department of Elementary School Principals and president of Trimble County Retired Teachers. He was named to the Who's Who in American Education. He retired from teaching in 1963. He served as minister of Whitley City Christian Church for 20 years and later served as minister of Whites Run Christian Church. He was secretary of Happy Hills Christian Service Camp Board, president of Carroll County Ministerial Association and secretary of Whitewater Ministerial Fellowship. He retired from preaching when he was 80 years old. He taught Sunday school classes until he was 101 years old. He was president of the 4-H Council in McCreary County, an Eagle Scout and a Scout Master. He was also a volunteer driver for the American Red Cross and president of Tri-County Community Action Board. He was named Kentucky Citizen of the Year in 2001, named a Kentucky Colonel and again named Kentucky Citizen of the Year in 2007.
He is survived by his wife, Ila Allen; three daughters, Joeline Loague of Bethany, Okla., Eulene Chitwood of Sebring, Fla. and Marcy Brooks Johnson of Liberty, Ky.; one son, Ermal Allen of Creston, Ohio; eight grandchildren; two step grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Forrest Allen; and one sister, Kathleen Zachary.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at North Madison Christian Church. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Antioch Christian Church Cemetery in Liberty, Ky.
Friends may call at the church Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the North Madison Christian Church.
Wood-Oakley Funeral Home in Milton, Ky. is in charge of arrangements.
Debra M. "Debbie" Crabill, 58, of Madison, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at her residence.
She was born June 14, 1955, in Madison, to Jack and Bernice L. Liter Miller. She served in the Navy and was a disabled veteran. She was a member of the River Valley Community Church and the Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
She is survived by three brothers, Robert Gregory Bradley of Danville, Calif., William Liter Bradley of Jacksonville, Fla., and Barry Joe Bradley; and two nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Vail Funeral Chapel. Burial will be private Tuesday at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted graveside by the Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday and Monday from 10 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Amercian Cancer Society. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.vailfuneralchapel.com.
Thomas Leo "Tom" Fornash, 81, of Carrollton, Ky., died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
He was born April 20, 1932, in Erlanger, Ky., to Sherman Thomas and Anna Catherine Turner Fornash. He obtained an associate's degree in electrical engineering from Providence College. He retired as a postal service clerk with the United States Post Office in Vero Beach, Fla. He coached for more than 40 years at numerous locations, most recently as an assistant football coach at Carroll County High School. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Carrollton.
He is survived by one son, Sean Fornash of Hudson, N.H.; four daughters, Mary Rae of Radcliff, Ky., Michelle Boynton of Asbury, Mass., Margaret Shoumackir of Baltic, Ohio, and Thomasina "Tammy" Moore of Tampa, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Anne Marie O'Brien Fornash; his second wife, Roberta Fornarsh; two daughters, Ann Wiltz and Elizabeth L. Fornash; his parents; one brother, Robert Fornash; and five sisters, Faye Herncane, Billie Kelley, Betty Randall, Shirley Rieselman and Victoria Loechle.
The funeral will be at noon Monday at the First Baptist Church of Carrollton. A graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Erlanger, Ky.
Friends may call the church Monday from 10 a.m. until the service.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Oneida Baptist Church Institute or the First Baptist Church Youth Group. 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.
Jamie Lynn Harlow, 24, of Scottsburg, formerly of Switzerland County, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at her residence.
She was born Aug. 15, 1989, in Dearborn County, to Barry Glenn Harlow and Becky Lock. She was raised and attended school in Switzerland County and also lived in Scott County. She worked as a housekeeper at the Swiss Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Vevay and for the River Valley Health Care Center in Clarksville. She enjoyed playing video games and talking on the phone. She also liked the University of Kentucky and dolphins.
She is survived by her father, Barry Glenn Harlow and his companion, Joe Brooks, of Scottsburg; her mother, Becky Lock Wymer and her stepfather, Bill Wymer; one brother, Timothy Glenn Harlow of Madison; her grandfather, George Harlow of Vevay; her grandmother, Betty Lewis Lock of Vevay; two nieces; two nephews; six aunts; five uncles; six great-aunts; two great-uncles; and several cousins.
She was preceded in death by two grandparents, Louis Lock and Faye Harlow; her great-grandparents, Bradley and Helen Lewis, and Bill and Lucinda Harlow; two uncles; one great-aunt; and three great-uncles.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery in Aberdeen.
Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 11 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the family. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.
Mary Ellen Hunt, 83, of Carrollton, Ky., died Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at Green Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carrollton, Ky.
She was born May 7, 1930, in Port Royal, Ky., to Connie and Lillie Mae Humble Hunter. She was a retired housekeeping supervisor at the Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton, Ky. She was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by two daughters, Aileen Hearn of Milton, Ky. and Cathy Ann Spivey of Comanche, Texas; two sons, Stanley Hunt of Carrollton, Ky., and Steve Hunt of Perry Park, Ky.; three sisters, Lillian Warfield and Agnes Smith, both of Carrollton, Ky., and Frances Vick of Hampton Rhodes, Va.; two brothers, Chester Lee Hunter of Port Royal, Ky. and Herschel Gene Hunter of Worthville, Ky.; 14 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James William Hunt; two sons, George William Hunt and Charles William Hunt; four brothers, Hubert Hunter, Richard Hunter, Billy Hunter and Doug Hunter; and one great-grandson.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton, Ky.
Friends may call the funeral home Monday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.
Dolphin A. "Joe" Jarvis, 90, of Indianapolis, died, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013.
He was born Aug. 12, 1923, in Surry County, N.C., to Martin Tabor and Ida Victoria Moore Jarvis. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He was employed with Citizen's Gas and Coke Utility for 38 years, retiring in 1984. He was a longtime member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. He was a member of Broad Ripple Post 3 of the American Legion and the senior men's bowling leagues at both Hindel and All-Star Bowl.
He is survived by his wife, Gertrude Anna Neenan Jarvis; three sons, David A. Jarvis, Frank H. Jarvis and Philip M. Jarvis of Madison; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Indianapolis.
Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. at Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel in Indianapolis.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Holy Spirit Catholic Church or St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
Online condolences can be sent at www.shirleybrothers.com.
Rebecca McQueary, 62, of Milton, Ky., died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at the Wood-Oakley Funeral Home in Milton, Ky.
Helen Elizabeth Terry, 87, of Carrollton, Ky., died Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at the Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton, Ky.
She was born Oct. 8, 1926, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Frederick W. and Elsie Kern Taylor. She was the former owner and operator of the Clifty Motel in Madison. She was of the Roman Catholic faith.
She is survived by two daughters, Barbara Crowell of Carrollton, Ky. and Linda Hill of Columbus; one son, Buddy Rohrer of Carrollton, Ky., one sister, Patricia Gabbard of Leesburg, Fla., eight grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Nancy Helen Rohrer; her parents; one sister, Diane Schmalenberg; and two brothers, Tom Taylor and Buddy Taylor.
The funeral will be at noon Sunday at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. A graveside service and burial will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Lawrenceburg.
Friends may call the funeral home Sunday from 10 a.m. until the service.
Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.
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