Jerry Burch

Jerry Lane Burch, 72, of Madison died Friday, April 7, 2017, at his residence.

He was born Sept. 9, 1944, in Madison to Clarence Henry and Mary Hazel Watson Burch. He grew up on his family’s dairy farm. He was a 1962 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. He first worked for Merit’s Shoe Store in Madison and then managed one of their stores in Bloomington for two and a half years. He also worked in fuel oil delivery for Tri-Point, Broadway, Royal, Hanover and Deputy. He retired after 40 years of service in vending, having worked for Serv-o-mation, William’s Food Service and AVI. He resided all of his life in Jefferson County except for his time in Bloomington. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Madison, where he served as a youth leader, taught Sunday school, drove the church bus, was on the mission board, participated in the Builders Sunday school class and was a deacon. He spent 55 years as part of the bowling league on Mondays and Thursdays. He was a fan of the Madison Cubs, Indiana University basketball and the Cincinnati Reds. He enjoyed fishing, golf, euchre, gardening, raising flowers, his church and his family. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca “Becky” Sue Eckerty Burch, whom he married Feb. 2, 1964; two sons, Jeff Burch of Durham, N.C., and Andy Burch of Madison; one daughter, Angie Lockwood of Cincinnati, Ohio; his twin brother, Terry Burch of Hanover; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father, who died April 10, 1978; his mother, who died Oct. 1, 1999; one brother, John Henry Burch, who died April 12, 2000; and one nephew.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Friday from 3 to 8 p.m. and at the church Saturday from 11 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Clarence Eckerty Memorial Scholarship or the First Baptist Church Builders Class. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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Bonnie Hart

Bonnie Hart, 62, of Madison died Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

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

Susan Stillwell-Gullion

Susan Gayle Smith “Suzie” Stillwell-Gullion, 58, of Madison died Sunday, April 9, 2017, at Norton Hosparus Inpatient Unit in Louisville, Ky.

She was born Aug. 12, 1958, in Jeffersonville to George and Elizabeth Pardue Smith. She was raised in Jeffersonville and was a graduate of Jeffersonville High School. She trained as an emergency medical technician and certified nursing assistant programs and worked in the Kroger Pharmacy in Madison for four years and as a CNA at Hanover Health and Rehabilitation for two years. She was employed with Islander Resort in Islamorada for 10 years, and worked as a housekeeper on sail boats and in private homes. She resided in the Florida Keys for 15 years, in Robbinsville, N.C., for three years and in Madison for 17 years. She was a member of North Madison Christian Church. She enjoyed sewing, coloring, collecting antiques and her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Randall N. “Randy” Gullion, whom she married Jan. 12, 2000; one son, Jesse Bruce Stillwell of Madison; one daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Stillwell of Madison; one stepson, Kristopher “Kris” Neal Gullion of Madison; and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Steven Thomas Stillwell, whom she married May 22, 1976, and who died Nov. 26, 1998; her parents; and three brothers, Dennis Smith, Steve Smith and Kevin Smith.

The funeral will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday at North Madison Christian Church.

Friends may call at the church Friday from 4 p.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Norton Hosparus Inpatient Services. Contributions can be made through Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, which is in charge of arrangements.

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