Richard Ballard

Richard Edward “Dick” Ballard, 94, of Indianapolis, died Sunday, April 26, 2020, at Westminster Village North in Indianapolis.

He was born Sept. 1, 1925, in Indianapolis, to William Matthew Ballard Sr. and Helen Beatrice Kornbroke Ballard. He was raised in Marion, Indiana, and was a 1943 graduate of Marion Senior High School. He attended Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, for one year, and was inducted into the U.S. Army on Oct. 17, 1945, in Indianapolis, rising to the rank of private. He served in company D1560th SCU Reception Center at Camp Atterbury, Indiana. He was in the 8th Photo Tech SQDN 40th Bomb WG in Oxford, England, and rose to the rank of corporal. He received the World War II Victory Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal Germany. He was honorably discharged on March 7, 1947, at Fort Sheridan, Illinois. He served in the United States Army Air Force Reserves and was honorably discharged on Feb. 19, 1950. He was employed as a designer for Thomson Consumer Electronics RCA in Indianapolis, retiring in 1989 after 17 years of service. He was a member of Old Bethel United Methodist Church in Indianapolis and enjoyed woodworking, camping with his family and was an avid reader.

Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Hazel Eileen Moreillon Ballard of Indianapolis; a son, Jeffrey Ballard of Indianapolis; his daughters, Lynn Holliday of Indianapolis and Marsha Branson of Noblesville, Indiana; and nine grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and his several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, William Matthew Ballard Jr., in December 2012.

Due to the COVID-19 emergency, private entombment services will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 30, in the Washington Park East Cemetery in Indianapolis.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Old Bethel United Methodist Church or a charity of the donor’s choice. Cards are available at the funeral home or online, www.haskellandmorrison.com.



Jean Johann

Jean Clower Johann, 84, of Madison, Indiana, died Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at the River Terrace Health Campus there. Arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison, www.morgan-nay.com.



Donald McDaniels

Donald Lee “Don” McDaniels, 86, of Madison, Indiana, died Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at his home. Arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison, www.morgan-nay.com.



Doris Reed

Doris Paige Overpeck Reed, 72, of Madison, Indiana, died Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison. Arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison, www.morgen-nay.com



Tammy Rousch

Tammy F. Hadley Rousch, 58, of Columbus, Indiana, died Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at the Auburn Village in Auburn, Indiana. Arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre-Hanover Chapel in Hanover, Indiana, www.morgen-nay.com



Howard Stites

Howard I. Stites, 86, of Austin, Indiana and formerly of Deputy, Indiana, died Sunday, March 15, 2020, at his home in Austin.

He was born Oct. 26, 1933, on the family farm in Deputy, to Olin Deputy Stites and Mary Augusta Burnside Stites. He was raised in Deputy and was a 1951 graduate of Deputy High School. He was inducted into the U.S. Army in 1955 during the Korean War Era and was honorably discharged in 1966. He farmed until he retired in 1988. He had also worked for Delco Remy in Anderson, Indiana, and lived in Hancock County for six years. He had worked as a certified mechanic for two Massey Ferguson dealerships and a Case dealership. He had lived in Austin since 1988 and had worked for Stacy’s Excavating and Paving in Scottsburg, Indiana. He was a member of the Solid Rock Community Church and enjoyed fishing and collecting antique clocks.

Survivors include his wife of 20 years, Dale Jean Collings Stites of Austin; a daughter, S. Joann Clark of Plant City, Florida; his sons, Roger Stites of Lexington, Indiana and Glen Stites of Falmouth, Kentucky; his sister, Thelma Wire of Phoenix; and nine grandchilden, three great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his stepfather, Ernest Lamont Nay, in May 1978; his sister, Virginia Irene Stites Corya, in February 2018; and his brother, Gus Ulysses Stites, in December 2009.

He donated his body to the Indiana University School of Medicine and his ashes will be scattered.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com.



Marcella Youngblood

Marcella Youngblood, 74, of Madison, Indiana, died Sunday, April 26, 2020, at the Hosparus Inpatient Unit of Norton Pavilion in Louisville.

She was born April 21, 1946, in Madison, to Allen Samuel and Maddeline Cull Youngblood. She lived all of her life in Madison and attended school there. She loved music, singing, reading, cooking and being with her family and loved going to the American Legion and singing Karaoke. She was a member of the River Valley Community Church. She married James Campbell in 1962 and they had three children. She was a cashier for for River City for several years and later married her companion of several years, John B. Park, in March 1980.

Survivors include her sons, James Christopher Campbell and Aaron Patrick Campbell, both of Madison; her daughter, Carolyn Yvette Campbell Smith of Madison; her sisters, Carolyn Youngblood Dailey, Pauline Youngblood Young and Maddeline Youngblood Purvis, all of Madison, Indiana; and two granddaughters, a great granddaughter and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her sisters, Betty Jean Young and Alene June Youngblood; her brothers, Robert Allen Youngblood, George A. Youngblood, Hermon E. Youngblood and Donald M. “Duck” Youngblood; and her second husband, John B. Park, in September 1980.

Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 1, at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Private family interment will follow in the Fairmount Cemetery in Madison. Friends may visit from 2 p.m. until time of service Friday at the funeral home with COVID-19 crowd restrictions observed.

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