William Chambers

William Ellsworth “Bill” Chambers, 75, of Madison, died Sunday, March 31, 2019, at Hosparus Inpatient Unit of Norton Pavilion in Louisville.

He was born Feb. 1, 1944, in Madison, to Ellsworth J. and Meredith B. Bright Chambers. He graduated in 1962 from Madison Consolidated High School and later attended Indiana University Southeast. He worked early in life at Jefferson Proving Ground in transportation during the Vietnam era and had worked in the accounting department at the Barber Grocery Co. He worked with the Laborer’s Union for 20 years helping to dismantle the three old smokestacks at Indiana Kentucky Electric Corp., where he also helped to install the precipitators and the outside elevator shaft. He served for 20 years as the director of transportation and the buildings and grounds superintendent for the Madison Consolidated School Corp. He was a member of the North Madison Baptist Church and had served as church pianist and church organist and had played for many funerals. He held membership in Union Lodge No. 2 F. & A.M., Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis and the Murat Shrine. He served as past patron in 1982 of Order of Eastern Star Madison Chapter No. 530, which is now merged with Hanover Chapter No. 525. He enjoyed working with the City of Madison Police Department and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police and served on the Police Merit Board for 10 years and was a former board president. He served eight years on the Madison Zoning and Planning Board. In his spare time, he loved to garden and care for his meticulous yard, go fishing, watch Indiana University and the University of Louisville Cardinals. He was a professional bird dog trainer and like to break horses, especially Tennessee walkers. He took great pride in his home, his Toyota trucks, his appearance and doing his best in his job.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Marlene Scheucher Chambers of Madison; one daughter, Kathleen Ann Dougald of Fort Wayne, Indiana; one son, William “Tom” Thomas Chambers of Houston, Texas; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several cousins.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Deborah Lynn Chambers Taylor; and his parents.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Friday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Saturday from noon until the service.

There will be a Masonic service at the funeral home Friday at 7:30 p.m. conducted by Union Lodge No. 2 F. & A.M.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Madison Police K-9 Fund. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com



Debbie Jackson

Deborah “Debbie” Gail Jackson, 66, of Madison died Monday, April 1, 2019, at The Waters of Clifty Falls. Arrangements will be announced by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.



Debbie Lyons

Deborah Sue “Debbie” Riley Lyons, 68, formerly of Bethlehem, Kentucky, died Friday, March 29, 2019, at Corydon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born Sept. 12, 1950, in Madison, to R.V. and Joan Raisor Riley. She was a housewife and worked in over the years in Pleasureville, Kentucky, in various capacities including food service, owning a flower and craft shop and as a teacher’s aide in the Henry County school system. She was a member of Berea Christian Church near Pleasureville. She enjoyed playing the piano, playing bunco and various card games, reading romance novels, arts and crafts, crocheting and cooking.

She is survived by one son, Larry Lynn Lyons of Frankfort, Kentucky; one sister, Tandy Grooms of LaGrange, Kentucky; one brother, Rob Riley of Carrollton, Kentucky; two grandchildren; two nieces and one nephew.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry R. Lyons, and her parents.

Funeral servuces will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Saturday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Kindred Hospice in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com



Glen Whitaker

Glen T. “Poss” Whitaker, 92, of Madison, formerly of Dupont and North Vernon, died Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus, Indiana. Arrangements will be announced by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.