Curtis Birge

Curtis Lindy Birge, 80, of Dupont, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at the Hanover Health and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born Oct. 2, 1932, in Saluda, to Ollie Matt and Jenny Pauline Meadows Birge. He was raised in the Vevay community, moving to Dupont in 1952. He attended Vevay High School. He worked as a press operator for many years at the North Vernon Forge. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Dupont. He was a fan of Indiana University and the Indianapolis Colts. He enjoyed watching television, fishing, hunting, camping, puzzles and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Nora Browning Birge, whom he married Feb. 1, 1950; five sons, Curtis Birge of Vevay, Ollie Birge and Ralph Birge, both of Dupont, Terry Birge of North Vernon and Jerry Birge of Dupont; two daughters, Pauline Newman and Linda Birge, both of Madison; two sisters, Dolly Minnard of Plainfield and Lucy Birge Miller of Munfordville, Ky.; one brother, Joe Birge of Clayton; 26 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father, who died in 1967; his mother, who died in 1949; six brothers, Coy Birge, Matt Birge Jr., Ralph Birge, Bob Birge, Basco Birge and Glen Birge; two sisters, Jane Barnes and Mardell Hammond; and two granddaughters.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Dupont Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 11 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the First Baptist Church of Dupont or the American Lung Association. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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



Maggie Brim

Maggie Mae Brim, 85, of Madison, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at her residence.

She was born Aug. 1, 1928, in Madison, to Lloyd Monroe and Ruth Shipley Francisco. She was a life-long resident of Madison and attended the former Central High School. She worked at the Madison State Hospital early in life. She retired in 1994 after 30 years of service with the Reliance Electric Company. She was a member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. She enjoyed cooking for her family and completing puzzles.

She is survived by one daughter, Jacqueline Matteson of Madison; two sons, Jeff Brim and John Brim, both of Madison; one sister, Wanda Kelley of Hanover; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death four sons, Danny Brim, Gary Brim, and two infants; her parents; and one brother, Ike Francisco.

No services are planned.

Lytle Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

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



LaVonne Cable

LaVonne Kaye Caldwell Cable, 64, of Madison, died Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

She was born May 22, 1949, in Vernal, Utah, to Karl and Lorraine Caldwell. She grew up in Utah and attended Weber State University. She lived in California before moving to the Madison area. She home-schooled her five children. She enjoyed studying the Bible, practicing music, pursuing education, and working with horses. She was a member of River Valley Community Church.

She is survived by her husband, John David Cable; five children, Penelope McCormick of Ekron, Ky., Christian Cable and Tasia Chilton, both of Madison, and India Cable and Mercy Cobb, both of Lexington, Ky.; and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Gary Caldwell.

A celebration of life service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church.

Friends may call at the church immediately following the service until 6 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the LaVonne Cable Scholarship Fund. Contributions can be made through Lytle Funeral Chapel, which is in charge of arrangements.

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



Garry Ennis

Garry Ennis, 67, of Carrollton, Ky., died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at his residence.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky.



Elmer Ferguson

Elmer Alan Ferguson, 71, of Madison, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville.

He was born Dec. 23, 1941, in North Madison, to Louis F. Sr. and Edith Covington Ferguson. He was raised in Jefferson County and attended Central High School for several years. He graduated in 1961 from Madison Consolidated High School. He retired after 34 years of service as a machine operator for Reliance Electric Company. He was a member of the Brooksburg Baptist Church. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, watching University of Louisville sports, fishing, target practicing, gardening and feeding birds, especially hummingbirds.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Frances Lorene Nugent Ferguson, whom he married Sept. 1, 1962; one daughter, Diana Ferguson of Madison; two sons, Elliott Ferguson and Warren Ferguson, both of Madison; two sisters, Ann Rector of Dupont and Becky Buchanan of Georgetown; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and four brothers, William E. "Bill" Ferguson, Louis Franklin "Frankie" Ferguson Jr., Mike Ferguson and Don Ferguson.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery near Madison.

Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Olive Branch Cemetery Association. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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



Druzilla Matthews

Druzilla "Ziddy" Lloyd Poindexter Matthews, 94, of Hanover, died Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at the Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.



Richard Webster

Richard Webster, 90, of Bedford, Ky., died Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Signature Health Care in Bedford, Ky.

He was born Nov. 25, 1922, in Trimble County, Ky., to Harry and Ollie Webster. He was a farmer all his life and was employed with Callis Orchards for 30 years. He was a member of the Cove Hill Baptist Church in Carrollton, Ky. He enjoyed being outside and attending the senior citizens meetings.

He is survived by two stepdaughters, Mary Dean of Bedford, Ky., and Frances Martinez of Houston, Texas; two brothers, Carroll Webster and Raymond Webster; three step grandchildren; two step great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Alberta Webster, who died in 1991; one stepson, Richard Ayers; his parents; seven brothers; and three sisters.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Grayson Funeral Home in Hanover is in charge of arrangements.

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