Robert Black

Robert Black, 90, of Hanover, Indiana, died Friday, March 8, 2019, at the Jewel Place in Madison.

Arrangements are pending at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service.

Kathy Burton

Kathy S. Green Burton, 65, of Moorefield, Indiana, died Friday, March 8, 2019, at Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay, Indiana..Arrangements are pending at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.



Robert J. Cline

Robert J. Cline, Indiana State Police, Retired, 92, of Madison, Indiana, died Friday, March 8, 2019, at River Terrace Health Campus in Madison.

Arrangements are pending at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service.

Loretta Kent

Loretta Alene Mix Kent, 93, of Madison, Indiana, died Friday, March 8, 2019, at her home.

She was born June 30, 1925, in Fayette County, Indiana, to Lawrence Walter and Ethel Bea Morgan Mix. She grew up in Carrollton, Kentucky, and attended Carroll County High School.  She moved to Jefferson County, Indiana, in 195l.  In Oct. 1951, she married Joseph E. "Joe" Kent and they had a blended family of three daughters, two sons and two stepdaughters.  She was a line worker for eight years at Conn Organ Co. She worked at Breneman Window Shade Co. for several years and then 12 years at Hardee's Restaurant, a job she dearly loved making the biscuits. She also delivered newspapers for The Madison Courier and the Louisville Courier Journal when her children were young. She was a faithful member of Grace Baptist Church, Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Chapter No. 55, Riverside C-bee Club and Jefferson County Goodwill Conservation Club.  She enjoyed making jewelry, crafts, going out to dinner and growing many beautiful flowers. 

She is survived by two sons, Joseph Allen Kent of Lexington, Indiana, and Dennis Wayne Kent of Madison; three daughters, Charlotte Hackett and Deborah J. Kent, both of Madison, and Sandra K. Young of North Vernon, Indiana; one stepdaughter, Carol Feala of Dearborn, Michigan; two brothers, Harold Mix of Seymour, Indiana, and Tommy Mix of Canaan, Indiana; one sister, Imogene James of Columbus, Indiana; 13 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph E. "Joe" Kent; one stepdaughter, Diane Simm; her parents; two brothers, John Mix and Larry Mix; two sisters, Mona June Mix and Agnes Mix; her twin brother and sister, James Everett and Sarah Mix; and one grandson.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. until the service. 

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Grace Baptist Church or the Donor's Favorite Charity.  Cards are available at the funeral homes. 

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.comLoretta Kent

Wilma M. Stewart

Wilma M. Stewart, 84, of Madison, Indiana, died Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Baptist Health, Floyd Hospital in New Albany.

Arrangements are pending at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel.

Carl Tyrrell Sr.

Carl Ray Tyrrell Sr., 93, of Madison, Indiana, died Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at Signature Healthcare of Trimble County in Bedford, Kentucky. 

He was born April 28, 1925, to Benjamin and Thelma Beatrice Hill Davis Tyrrell. He was raised in Sycamore, Illinois, and inducted into the U.S. Navy May 4, 1944, at Great Lakes, Illinois, during World War II. He rose to the rank of SV 6 serving aboard the USS LSC. He was honorably discharged March 2, 1945, at San Diego, California. He worked for more than 20 years with Reliance Electric in Madison as a machine operator, retiring in 1986. He then worked for a few years for Hanover Compost Center in Hanover. He enjoyed fishing, NASCAR, the Cincinnati Reds baseball and gardening. 

He is survived by two daughters, Leisa Law of Bedford, Kentucky, and Heather Waldon of Madison; one son, Carl Ray Tyrrell Jr.; one stepdaughter, Tammy Fitzpatrick of Illinois; one brother, Elmer Davis of Louisville; one sister, Louis Strain of Kansas City, Kansas; four-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren six great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Allen J. Davis and one sister, Alice Cecila Tyrrell McIntire. 

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Monday from 11 a.m. until the service. 

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to American Cancer Society or the Carl Tyrrell Remembrance Fund.  Cards are available at the funeral homes. 

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Irma Whitham

Irma Courtney Whitham, 98, of Vevay, Indiana,  died Friday, March 8, 2019, at Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.

She was born August 2, 1920, on Tapp's Ridge in Switzerland County, to Ernest and Laura Belle Ballard Courtney. She was raised in Switzerland County and attended East Enterprise, Mt. Hope, Tater Bug, Riverview and Greenwood one-room schoolhouses. She was a 1938 graduate of Vevay High School, where she was active in softball and basketball. She lived to tell that when she was in school her bus was a covered wagon driven by Elmer Krall. She graduated from Indianapolis Beauty School in Indianapolis. When her husband, Dabby was in the service, they were stationed in Madison. She was a former beautician in Madison. She worked in the cafeteria for Jefferson Proving Ground and for a restaurant in Madison. She was a broker for Courtney & Whitham Real Estate in Vevay. She also worked for Sears & Roebuck Co. in Bloomington, Indiana, and Springfield, Illinois, and sold Avon in Alaska. She was a member of Ruter Chapel United Methodist Church, Switzerland County Athletic Club, Vevay Tri-Kappa, Belle's of St. Mary Home Economics Club in Moorefield, Indiana, and Bennington Order of Eastern Star Chapter #407. She had the honor of being a Kentucky Colonel. She lived in Ft. Knox, Kentucky; Arizona, Vevay, Alaska, Bloomington, Germany and Springfield. She had lived in Switzerland County community since 1966. She was a wonderful homemaker and was an avid reader and enjoyed playing cards, needlework, and watching the Cincinnati Reds play.

She is survived by one son, Floyd Ray Whitham of Vevay; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dalbert "Dabby" Floyd Whitham; her parents; one son, Dennis Lee Whitham; and one brother, Raymond E. Courtney.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.  Burial will follow in Vevay Cemetery. 

Visitation will be at the funeral home Tuesday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. with a service conducted by Vevay Tri-Kappa and Bennington Order of Eastern Star Chapter #407 at 7:30 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to  Ruter Chapel United Methodist Church. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at haskellandmorrison.com