Richard Ford

Richard E. Ford, 76, of Worthville, Ky., died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, at Robley Rex Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Louisville, Ky.

He was born Aug. 1, 1937, in Concord, N.H., to Walter and Lena Adelle Osborn Ford. He served in the Navy. He retired from the construction industry as a welder.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia Ford; two daughters, Patti Ford of Arizona and Dee Witt of Bonifay, Fla.; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by one son, Richard Ford; his parents; one brother, Linwood Ford.

No services are scheduled. Cremation has been chosen.

Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. is in charge of arrangements.

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Dale Lotshaw

Dale Fremond Lotshaw, 72, of Versailles, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg.

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

Josephine Mayle

Josephine "Jo" Wallace Mayle, 89, of Madison, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Madison.

She was born Aug. 1, 1924, in Covington, Ky., to Harry Raymond and Ada B. Martin Wallace. Her father died when she was 10 years old and her step father, John T. Ray helped raise her. She graduated high school in 1942 and resided a few years in Ohio County. She was a member of the Eastern Heights Baptist Church in Jeffersonville. She moved back to the family farm near Canaan in 1970. She attended Hebron Baptist Church since 1970. She was employed with American Tobacco Company in Louisville for 19 years. She then worked for 15 years as an assembler at Grote Industries in Madison, retiring in Oct. 1986. She enjoyed caring for her lawn, gardening and pets. She also enjoyed her church and horses.

She is survived by one step daughter, Donna Mayle of Grafton, W.Va.; one sister, Irene Wallace of Madison; and her caregivers, Larry "Rusty" and Sharon Marsh of Madison.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo E. Mayle, whom she married Oct. 24, 1942, and who died April 27, 1963; her father, Harry Raymond Wallace, who died Nov. 26, 1934; her mother, Ada B. Martin Wallace Ray, who died Oct. 12, 1996; her step father, John T. Ray, who died April 17, 1989; and one brother, Edward Raymond Wallace, who died July 19, 1944.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in the Ghent Masonic Cemetery in Ghent, Ky.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. and Thursday from noon until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hebron Baptist Church or the Madison-Jefferson County Animal Shelter. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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Paul Yager

Paul Yager, 87, of Cedarville, Ohio, formerly of the Dupont area, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at Hospitality Homes East in Xenia, Ohio.

He was born May 24, 1926, in Madison to Dorman and Lelia Matthews Yager. He enjoyed fishing and watching basketball.

He is survived by two sons, Paul Yager and Jim Yager, both of Indianapolis; one sister, Ramona James of Cedarville, Ohio; and one brother, Bill Yager of Apopka, Fla.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A graveside service and burial will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in Dupont Cemetery.

Sawyer-Pickett Funeral & Cremation Service in North Vernon is in charge of arrangements.

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