Obituaries - September 5, 2013
Thursday, September 05, 2013 11:00 AM
Jimmy D. Buchanan, 69, of Madison, formerly of New Albany, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
He was born April 19, 1944, in Crab Orchard, Ky., to Joe and Gertie Greer Buchanan. He was raised in Kentucky and resided in the New Albany community for nearly 40 years. He was a meat cutter, working with Thriftway in Jeffersonville for 40 years, and the past four years with Meijers. He owned Buchanan Carpet Cleaning for six years. He was of the Christian faith. He enjoyed attending the New Albany Veterans of Foreign Wars. He had resided the past year in Madison.
He is survived by his wife, Mary C. Emmons Buchanan, whom he married Aug. 10, 2005; one son, Jeff Buchanan of New Albany; one daughter, Diana Buchanan of Louisville, Ky.; five stepsons, Jason Thompson of New Albany, Jesse Thompson of Madison, Jeremy Yocum and Michael Yocum, both of Palmyra, and Tony Emmons of New Albany; one sister, Betty Ross of Salem; one brother, Joey Buchanan of Columbus; two grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Bayless Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 11 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to a charity of the donor's choice. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Marjorie L. Sachleben Spicer Burch, 70, of Madison, died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
Mary Lee Maples Montgomery, 79, of Carrollton, Ky., died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at the Green Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carrollton, Ky.
She was born April 18, 1934, in Ashland, Ky., to Edith and Max Jarvis. Following her graduation from Ashland High School, she attended nurse's training at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. She graduated as a Registered Nurse in 1955. She worked at the Carroll County Health Department from 1965, until her retirement in 1989. She was known to children as "Nurse Maples." After retirement, she enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, extended family and friends. She lived at an assisted living apartment for several years before moving to Green Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center. She liked angels. She was a member of the Dean Memorial United Methodist Church in Worthville, Ky., where she played piano for years. She was also a member of the Family Worship Center in Carrollton, Ky. where she volunteered as a door greeter and helped in the office.
She is survived by two daughters, Linda A. Zinn of Kunming, China, and Diana L. Smith of Bedford, Ky.; one son, James W. Maples Jr. of Florence; two sisters, Shirley Ann Bender of Missouri and Linda Sue Hower of California; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Montgomery, whom she married Sept. 17, 1983, and who died in October 2008.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday 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 at the funeral home Friday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Christ Hospital School of Nursing in Cincinnati, Ohio. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.