Norman Eggers

Norman Lee Eggers, 61, of Beckley, W.Va., formerly of Madison, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 in Beckley, W.Va.

He was born July 4, 1952, in Indianapolis, to Norman Lewis and Edna Wright Eggers. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his granddaughter. He also enjoyed scouting, fishing, golf and the outdoors.

He is survived by his wife, Beth Williamson Eggers; one daughter, Cassandra Eggers; one son, Jeff Eggers; three sisters, Jackie Hogan, Vickie Cyrus and Michelle Griffin; one granddaughter; and many other relatives.

A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the First Church of the Nazarene in Madison.

Friends and family may call at the church Friday from 5 p.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hospice of Southern West Virginia, P.O. Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802; Hoosier Trails Council of Boy Scouts of America, 5625 East State Road 46, Bloomington, IN 47401; or E3 Community Development Corporation, P.O. Box 100144, Nashville, TN 37224.

Lytle Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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Juanita Smith

Juanita May Centers Smith, 89, of Madison, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at The Waters of Clifty Falls.

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

Leslie Wright

Leslie E. "Les" Wright, 72, of Madison, died Sunday, Nov., 10, 2013, at the Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville.

He was born Jan. 12, 1941, in Carrollton, Ky. to Walter L. and Mary E. Smith Wright. He graduated from Vevay High School in 1959 and the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in 1968. He was an Air Force veteran. He worked at the Conn Organ Corporation. He also served as a repair technician for Shorts TV and Sears. He was a 21-year veteran of the Madison Police Department, where he served as a lieutenant detective. He attended the First Baptist Church. He was a member of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 128, Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion and the Moose Lodge. He was a car collector, enjoyed building classic cars and was a former member of the Classic Auto Club of Madison. He also enjoyed bowling, camping and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife Judy Pennington Wright, whom he married June 4, 1966; three children, Kelly Seel, Kathy Lynch and Leslie "Gus" Wright; his mother; one brother, Michael Wright; one sister, Patsy Newland; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father; one sister, Rosie Magner; and one nephew.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Vail Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted graveside by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from noon until the service. The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 128 will conduct a memorial service at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Curtis Wright Scholarship Foundation with the Community Foundation of Madison and Jefferson County, the Jacob Vogel Memorial Fund with the Ripley County Community Foundation, or the Fraternal Order of Police Shop with a Cop program.

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