Obituaries - October 24, 2006
Tuesday, October 24, 2006 11:00 AM
Betty Frances McClure Boone, 54, of 1659 Oak Hill Drive died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006, at The Waters of Clifty Falls.
She was born Aug. 10, 1952, in Madison, the daughter of Nelson G. and Lena Van Tyle McClure. She lived in Jefferson County most of her life. She was a self-employed truck driver, traveling coast to coast for 13 years, and was a Southwestern School Corp. bus driver when her children were growing up. She also was employed at Grote Industries, the former Williamson Heater Co., FAS Plastics and the Indiana Department of Transportation. She was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, traveling, bull riding, rodeos, bowling and her dog Misty, who traveled over the road with her in the truck. She was married Sept. 25, 1970, to Clarence W. Marshall.
She is survived by two sons, Kenny Marshall of Richmond and Travis Marshall of Madison; her parents, of Madison; three sisters, Mary E. Hord and Deborah Vest, both of Madison, and Wanda Aldridge of Lexington; four brothers, Nelson W. McClure of Patriot, and David McClure, Bruce McClure and Steve McClure, all of Madison; three grandchildren; one uncle; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. Wednesday until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Betty Boone Memorial Fund. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Thomas "Tom" Byram, 75, of New York, N.Y., formerly of Vevay, died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006, in New York.
Funeral arrangements and other information are pending at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.
Norma Jean Hunt, 59, died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006, at Swiss Valley Living Center in Vevay.
She was born April 10, 1947, in Madison, the daughter of Bernard Melton and Virginia Callis Hunt. She was the former manager of Dollar General Store in Madison for several years, and was a caregiver. She attended West Madison United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Roy G. Hunt of Madison; one son, Timothy Joseph Hunt of Milton, Ky.; two sisters, Kay McKay of Vevay and Virginia Barron of Madison; one brother, Bernard Charles Melton of Madison; and two grandsons.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her grandparents, John F. and Sadie Melton; her grandmother, Mabel Wilson; and her maternal grandparents, Edgar and Gertrude Boggs Callis.
The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Vail-Holt Funeral Home Madison Chapel. Burial will be in Zoar Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society. Contribution envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.vailholtfuneralhome.com.
Roy E. Koons, 78, of 538 State Road 250, Vevay, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, at Norton Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
He was born Dec. 19, 1927, in Switzerland County, the son of Carroll and Elva Dewitt Koons. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He retired in 1987 as a construction worker for Martin-Marietta Construction Co. in Milton, Ky. He was a former construction worker for the Laborers Union in Lawrenceburg, and was employed from 1957 to 1961 by Jones & Thompson Construction in the building of Markland Dam. He enjoyed fishing, coon hunting, hits pets and gospel music.
He is survived by his wife, Juanita Keith Koons, whom he married Dec. 6, 1950; two sons, Terry Koons of Swanton, Vt., and Jerry Koons of Burlington, Ky.; one daughter, Teresa Akridge of Palmyra; six brothers, Ronnie Koons of Milan, Richard Koons of Warsaw, Randall Koons of North Vernon, Robert Koons of Lawrenceburg, Rex Koons of Ruskin, Fla., and Renny Koons of Clarksville; three sisters, Juanita Hunt and Rebecca Hunt, both of Florence, and Roberta Young of Moores Hill; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death his parents and five brothers, Ralph, Russell, Reed, Ray and Raymond Koons.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in New Liberty Cemetery in East Enterprise. The honor guard of Vevay American Legion Post 185 and Vevay VFW Post 5396 will conduct military rites at the grave.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Vevay VFW Relief Fund or the New Liberty Cemetery. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.
Gary Lee Ray, 37, died Monday, Oct. 23, 2006, in Carrollton, Ky.
Funeral arrangements and other information are pending at Graham-Dunn Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky.
Hayden E. "Bud" Sauley, 72, of Madison died Monday, Oct. 23, 2006, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
Funeral arrangements and other information are pending at Vail-Holt Funeral Home Madison Chapel.