Mary Aaron

Mary Katherine Aaron, 91, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019 at the Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton.

She was born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, on July 6, 1928 to John Elliott and Bessie Cain Perry. Her life was filled with God, family, friends and love for every being. She was a member of the Campbellsburg United Pentecostal Church, a homemaker who enjoyed her flowers, gardening and birds and she had also worked many years ago at the Carrollton Furniture Factory. Known by many as Mamaw Mary, she filled her home with love, especially for children, and could often be found playing with her grandchildren which she adored and loved so very much.

Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Connie Aaron of Carrollton; a sister, Troye Phelps of Milton, Kentucky; four brothers, the Rev. Elliott “Junior” Perry of Bedford, Indiana, the Rev. Ray Perry of Louisville and Sanford E. “Bud” Skaggs and Robert C. “Bob” Perry, both of Turners Station, Kentucky; and four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Olen Aaron in 1988; daughter Donna Rose Poole in 2015; sons Donnie Poole and James O. “Jimmy” Aaron in 2016; a grandchild Donna K. Warren; and a great-grandchild Natasha O’Connor.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019 at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until time of service Wednesday. Burial will be in the English Cemetery in English, Kentucky.

Online condolences at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com

Anna Belt

Anna Lois Belt, 85, of Louisville, died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, at Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover, Indiana.

She was born July 10, 1934, in Vine Grove, Kentucky, to Michael and Nettie Vowels. She graduated valedictorian of Howe Valley High School in Hardin County, Kentucky. She worked for the First Hardin National Bank in Elizabethown, Kentucky, where she met Richard Belt. They were married in 1958 and enjoyed 57 years of marriage. She was also employed at The Federal Reserve Bank and Nationwide Insurance, both in Louisville. Her favorite hobbies with her husband were touring the country, camping, and spending time with their grandchildren. Their explorations ranged from Maine to California and Florida to Alaska. She was an active member of the Epiphany Catholic Church in Louisville from its beginnings until they moved to Hanover in 2014 to be closer to family as Richard’s health declined. She was a member of the Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Madison, Indiana.

She is survived by two sons, David Anthony Belt of Louisville, and Timothy Richard Belt of Madison; a daughter-in-law, Patricia Belt of Louisville; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; six nieces, and many relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; three sisters Elizabeth Mitchell, Mary Whalen, Helen Kitchen, and one brother, Michael Vowels.

Visitation will be 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals and Receptions, East Louisville Chapel in Middletown, Kentucky. Mass of celebration will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27 at Epiphany Catholic Church, 914 Old Harrods Creek Road, in Louisville. Burial will follow in the Louisville Memorial Gardens East.

Memorial contributions may be made to the WHAS Crusade for Children. Condolences, www.Newcomerkentuckiana.com.

Billy Brierly

Billy Joe Brierly, 56, of Madison, Indiana, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2019 at the Norton Hospital in Louisville.

He was born Sept. 29, 1963 in Madison to Orville and Margie Massie Brierly. He resided all of his life in Jefferson County and attended Madison Consolidated High School receiving his GED. He was married to Marcella L. Eaglin on Jan. 11, 1985 in Madison

He enjoyed life to the fullest and loved playing golf at Sunrise Golf Course where he was a member for 10 years. He was an avid collector of arrowheads and stone crocks. His family was his greatest treasure and spending time with them was most important.

In his early years he worked for Phillip Burkhart on his farm and in 1987 began a career with the Indiana Department of Transportation until injuries forced him to retire in 2014 after 27 years of service. He enjoyed traveling to Alabama with his brothers in law, friends and buddies to play golf.

Survivors include his wife of 34 years; his daughter Meagan Brierly of Madison; sisters Patty Patterson of Greensburg, Indiana, Barbara Johnson and Savannah Brierly, both of Madison; brother Orville Brierly of Madison; grandsons Soloman Eaglin and Gabe Buchanan; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Linda Davis and Nancy Brierly and grandparents Samuel and Josephine Massie and William “Bill” and Lilly Brierly.

Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, 2019 at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Friends may visit Friday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Billy Joe Brierly Remembrance Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

George Corya

George Edward Corya, 85, of Commiskey, Indiana, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, at his home. Arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison, Indiana.

Mary Gibson-Cosby

Mary Lou Gibson-Cosby, 78, of Wabash, Indiana, died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 at the home of her son in Indianapolis after a long, courageous battle with cancer.

She was born Nov. 30, 1940, in Madison, Indiana, to William and Mary Watson Gibson and attended Broadway High School and graduated from Madison Consolidated High School. She earned an associate’s degree in nursing in Indianapolis, and worked in Wabash as a licensed practical nurse for Dr. Richard LaSalle. She also earned an associate degree in early childhood education and owned and operated Mary’s Family Day Care Plus in Wabash. Over the 50 years she worked in the childcare industry, her attentive care and guidance touched the lives of many of the children and families in her community. She also owned and operated a real estate entrepreneurship in Wabash along with her son, Andre, for the last 20 years.

She enjoyed flower gardening, raising and watching birds, and was adored by her beloved dog, Daisy. She was a member of Broadway Baptist Church in Madison and Zion Lutheran Church in Wabash for more than 30 years.

Survivors include her children James “Jim” Cosby III of Indianapolis, Andre Cosby of Wabash, Christopher Cosby of Carmel, Indiana, Mary Ann Abramson of Avon, Indiana, and Matthew Cosby of Houston; two sisters Geraldine Lacey and Wilma Banks, both of Indianapolis; a brother, Floyd Gibson of Deputy, Indiana; and nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers Jimmy Gibson, Junior Gibson and Harold Henry Gibson and two sisters Georgia Gibson and Priscilla Scott.

Funeral services are at noon on Saturday, Nov. 30 at The Broadway Church in downtown Madison, with interment to follow in Springdale Cemetery. Friends and family may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, at the Lytle-Welty Funeral Home’s, Main Street Chapel in Madison, and at the church from 11 a.m. until time of service on Saturday.

A memorial service will be held in Wabash at Zion Lutheran Church at a date to be determined.

Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, www.lytlewelty.com

Donald Lyon

Mr. Donald Lyon, 81, of Walkerton, Indiana and formerly of Madison, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2019 at the Miller’s Merry Manor-Walkerton there. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.

Bertha Turpin

Bertha Marlowe Hayden Turpin, 92, of Madison, Indiana, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 at the River Terrace Health Campus in Madison.

She was born June 3, 1927 near Lawrenceburg in Anderson County, Kentucky, to Earl and Ettamae Marlowe Hayden. She was raised in Anderson County and graduated high school there. She was raised in the Disciples of Christ Church, was married to Earl Turpin for 10 years and worked for the Department of Highways in Frankfort, Kentucky, for several years. She lived in the Akron, Ohio, area for 10 years and also visited her family farm near Rexville in Ripley County. She moved to the Madison community in 1995 and attended the First Baptist Church in Madison. She enjoyed family history and genealogy.

She is survived by a cousin, William Catlett of Frankfort, Kentucky, and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Earl Turpin in January 1989; and a half brother, Earl Hayden Jr.

She chose cremation with no public services with her ashes to be interred at the Lawrenceburg Cemetery in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, next to her mother.

Memorial contributions may be made to donor’s charity of choice. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Sue Viers

Sue Viers, 76, of North Vernon, Indiana, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, at home.

She was born Oct. 27, 1943, in Lawrence County, Indiana, to William and Frances Morrison Owen. She married William Viers Jr., was a factory worker for RCA and enjoyed sewing and playing computer games She was a animal lover and enjoyed aquariums

Survivors include a daughter, Leanna Rose of North Vernon; a brother, Edward “Bud” Owen of Madison, Indiana; grandchildren, Ronald Robbins of North Vernon, Shona Johnson of North Vernon, J.W. Viers of Deputy, Indiana, Stevi Wilson of North Vernon, and Ethan Rose of North Vernon; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and son Steve Viers.

There will be a graveside service at 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, at Pleasant Run Cemetery in Bedford, Indiana.

Arrangements by Sawyer-Pickett Funeral and Cremation Service in North Vernon, sawyerfuneralservice.com

R. Gene Warman

R. Gene Warman, 81, of Hanover, Indiana died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison. Arrangements will be announced by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Hanover and Madison.