James Adcock

James Wesley “Jim” Adcock, 70, of Hanover, Indiana, died Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at Hosparus Inpatient Unit of Norton Pavilion in Louisville after fighting a continuous battle with cancer because of his exposure to Agent Orange.

He was born Feb. 14, 1949, in Louisville to Raymond Wesley and Mayme Ruth Morris Adcock. He lived in Louisville until he was 15 and attended Male High School. In high school he was a member of the band and played the drums. He was inducted into the U.S. Army Feb. 24, 1969, in Louisville and rose to the rate of Private First Class during the Vietnam War serving in the HHC 53rd Aviation Battalion. He was honorably discharged on Jan. 8, 1970, at Fort Rucker, Alabama, and received the National Defense Service Medal. He re-enlisted Jan. 9, 1970, at Fort Rucker and rose to the rate of Specialist Five serving in the 19th Replacement Detachment during the Vietnam War. He served in Vietnam for three years, 10 months and 15 days and was exposed to Agent Orange while serving. He was honorably discharged Jan. 8, 1973, at Fort Bragg, North Carolina and received the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal and the Vietnam Campaign Medal. He remained in the Reserves until being discharged Feb. 1, 1975. He worked early in life for General Electric and then with the L & N Railroad for 10 years. He retired from Madison Precision after 22 years in maintenance. He then worked at Jeff’s Car Wash for three years in Madison. He was baptized and a member of the New Hope Baptist Church. He enjoyed playing drums in the Country Thunder Band and volunteering at the Madison Township Fire House. He loved fishing, woodworking, and socializing with his family and friends. If you were blessed to have him as your friend, you were blessed with a friend for life. He is survived by his wife, Carol Ann Estes Adcock of Hanover; one daughter, Tina Dryden of Madison, Indiana; two sisters, Terry Jones of Dupont, Indiana and Nina Schmidt of Madison; four brothers, Bill Adcock of Hanover, Steven Adcock of Nineveh, Indiana, Mike Adcock and Kelly Joe Adcock, both of Madison, two grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Keith Edward Estes, two sisters, Ramona Ruth Adcock and Susan Lynn “Susie” McDonald, and one brother, John Raymond “Rick” Adcock Sr.

Funeral services will be Saturday, August 3, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Graveside services will be Saturday at 5 p.m. at the New Bethel Cemetery near Chelsea, Indiana.

Visitation will be Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

A final salute will be conducted on Saturday by the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion with full military honors to follow.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jimmy Adcock Remembrance Fund. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Thomas Chambers

Thomas L. “Tom” Chambers, 79, of Vevay, Indiana, died August 1, 2019, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.



Sharon M. Cruz

A celebration of life for Sharon M. Cruz, 69, of Vevay, Indiana, will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, August 10, 2109, at The River Apostolic Church in Vevay. She died Saturday, July 27, 2019, at her residence. Other obituary information was published previously and is online at www.madisoncourier.com

Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel, on Madison’s hilltop, was in charge of the arrangements.

Virginia Garvey

Virginia M. Bowlin Garvey, 87, of Vevay, Indiana, died Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at the Hosparus Health Inpatient Care Center in Louisville.

She was born Nov. 15, 1931, in Deputy, Indiana, to Addis Glenmore and Georgia Marie Ely Bowlin. She grew up in Deputy, Indiana, where she attended high school. She formerly co-owned and operated with her husband Hinkle’s in Madison, Indiana, for 34 years until 1979. After 1982, she co-owned and operated AJ’s Diner with her husband in Vevay. She lived in Madison and then moved to the Vevay community in 1980 where she resided until her passing. She enjoyed attending concerts at Belterra Casino & Resort and Little Nashville. She also enjoyed racing stock cars with her husband, reading and working at her diner, but most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is survived by four sons, Stephen Anthony Garvey and James Lee Garvey, both of Hanover, Roger Dale Garvey of Vevay, and Jeffrey Glen Garvey of Erlanger, Kentucky; one daughter, Wendy Christine Kessler of Madison; 15-grandchildren; 26-great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Lola Silva of Bonita Springs, Florida, Nadine Kelso of Harko, Illinois, and Sandra Moon of Vincennes, Indiana; four brothers, Norman Bowlin of Ekron, Kentucky, Bob Bowlin of Louisville, Ronnie Bowlin of Oaktown, Indiana, and Kenny Bowlin of Vincennes, Indiana, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James H. “Jim” Garvey; one daughter, Dinah Lynn “Fizzle” Courter; four sisters, Barbara Sue Morrison, Anna Belle Neff, Judy L. Ellis and Wilma Jean Dillingham, and three brothers, Charles Bowlin, William Dale Bowlin, and Donald P. Bowlin.

Services will be Sunday, August 4, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.

Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery.

Ramiro Gomez

Ramiro Lorenzo Victor Gomez, 42, of near Moorefield, Indiana, died Monday, July 29, 2019, at the Belterra Casino & Resort in Florence, Indiana.

He was born May 27, 1977, in Lexington, Kentucky to Ramiro Gomez Sr. and Mary Francis Stewart. He grew up in Owenton, Kentucky, and attended Carroll County High School. He also attended Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma to study anthropology. He was employed as an engineer for Belterra Casino & Resort in Florence for 11 years. He formerly was employed in construction for George Altepeter in Vevay, Indiana, and for Meritor near Ghent, Kentucky. He loved fishing, gardening, camping, hiking and playing video games.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Olivia Ann Higgerson Gomez, of near Moorefield; five children, Helen Carlotta Hamilton of Rexville, Indiana, Zaria Renee Gomez of Madison, Indiana, Raymond Lawrence Victor Gomez of Lexington, Kentucky, and Brent Mikael Gomez and Caleb Mathiew Gomez, both of near Moorefield; six grandchildren; his father, Ramiro Gomez Sr. of Shawnee, Oklahoma; his mother, Mary Francis Stewart of Carrollton, Kentucky; one brother, Billy White of Bedford, Kentucky; and three sisters, Maria Gomez of Carrollton, and Yolanda Cullison and Julia Horn of Shawnee, Oklahoma.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Melissa White.

A celebration of life will be Thursday, August 1, 2019, at 1 p.m., at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, August 1, 2019, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to to the Ramiro Lorenzo Victor Gomez Memorial Fund at the funeral home.

Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com

Jennifer Goodin

Jennifer Marie Graham Goodin, 47, of Milton, Kentucky, died July 31, 2019, at the Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville.

She was born April 28, 1972, to Gary Wayne and Lisa Staples Graham in Madison, Indiana. She was a 1990 graduate Trimble County High School, received a bachelor’s in English education from Berea College and a master’s in education from the University of Louisville. In 2004, she accepted a position at Ivy Technical College as professor of English and later she returned to Trimble County to teach adult education as an English teacher. In 2014, she became a published author with “Truth and Grace.”

She is survived by her husband, Keith Hershel Goodin of Milton; a daughter, Elisabeth Suanne Goodin of Milton; her parents, of Bedford; a twin brother, Jonathan Gary Graham of Louisville; a sister, Amanda Graham Brewer of Bedford, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, Christopher Keith Goodin.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, August 3, 2019, at the Bedford Christian Church.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, August 2, 2019, at the church and from 9 a.m. until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers she has requested memorial donations be made to the Make A Wish Foundation or the Kentucky Cystic Family Services. Envelopes will be available at the church.

Burial will be in Bedford Cemetery.

Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences, www.ransdellfuneral.com

Kenneth Guthrie II


Kenneth Wayne “Kenny” Guthrie II, 65, of Madison, Indiana, died Saturday, July 27, 2019, at the Hanover Health & Rehab Center in Hanover, Indiana.

He was born Oct. 3, 1953, in Madison to Kenneth Wayne and Betty Ann Haak Guthrie. He lived all of his life in Madison and was a 1971 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. He attended Ball State University for four years. He retired after 34 years with Indiana Department of Highways as a traffic supervisor. He was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in downtown Madison. He loved music and could play almost any instrument but had a great talent for the guitar. He was an avid walker, loved to swim, watch basketball, boat on the Ohio River, and coach. He was a loving husband, beloved dad, son, poppa, brother and friend.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Guthrie of Madison; his mother, Betty Ann Haak Guthrie, of Madison; two daughters, Jillian Ann Chest of Franklin, Indiana, and Anna Christine Guthrie of Seymour, Indiana; three grandchildren; one sister, Carolyn Andrews of Madison; and several nephews, nieces, cousins and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Wayne Guthrie.

Services were Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Steve Hopkins

Steve Lee Hopkins, 64, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Saturday, July 27, 2019 at his residence.

He was born on June 10, 1955, in Cincinnati to Johnnie William Hopkins and Ramona D. Joslin Hopkins. He worked for the Schwan’s Food Manufacturing Company in Florence, Kentucky, as a yard truck driver. He attended the former Worthville United Pentecostal Church in Worthville, Kentucky. He was known to be a “jack of all trades” by his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Annette Hopkins of Carrollton; one son, William Nathaniel Hopkins of Carrollton; two daughters, Angelique Nicole Green of Covington, Kentucky, and Patricia Kay Robinson of Turners Station, Kentucky, one brother, Jamie Joslin of Williamstown, Kentucky, and two sisters, Sheila Cook of Springhill, Tennessee, and Jessica Dion of Oklahoma, and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

In accordance with family wishes, all services will be private.

Arrangements are entrusted with the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home.

Online condolences, www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com

Samuel Kelly

Samuel David “Sam” Kelly, 73, of Hanover, Indiana, died Monday, July 29, 2019, at Hanover Health & Rehab Center in Hanover.

He was born Feb. 2, 1946, in Milton, Kentucky, to James, Sr. and Ethel Hood Kelly. He grew up in Trimble County and attended school there. He worked for New Horizons at the Madison State Hospital for several years and had sold magazines in 48 of the United States. He then began a career with Grote Industries as a machinist and retired after 34 years. He was a member of the Green Road Baptist Church and enjoyed car racing, reading his Bible and playing Solitaire. He was a loving husband, devoted dad and papaw.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Joyce Stuart Kelly of Hanover; two daughters, Amy Augustin and Ginger Hernandez, both of Hanover; one sister, Sarah Sparks of Jasonville, Indiana; one brother, James Larry “Buddy” Kelly Jr. of Indianapolis; one grandson, and several nieces, nephews and other relatives. ers, Amy Augustin and Ginger Hernandez, both of Hanover; one sister, Sarah Sparks of Jasonville, Indiana; one brother, James Larry “Buddy” Kelly Jr. of Indianapolis; one grandson, and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Martha “Libbie” Wells, Anna Nichols, Myrna Anderson, and Judy McKinney; three brothers, Billie Joe Kelly, Johnny Wayne Kelly, and Richard Eugene Kelly, and one grandson.

Funeral services will be Friday, August 2, 2019, at 7 p.m., at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre-Hanover Chapel in Hanover. Interment will be private in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Milton, Kentucky.

Visitation will be Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Easter Seals or the Crippled Children’s Fund. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Charles Main III

Charles W. “Chuck” Main III, 48, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Saturday, July 27, 2019, at his home.

He was born on Jan. 3, 1971, in Anchorage, Alaska, to Charles William Main Jr. of Pendleton, Kentucky and Annie Paulette Mays Main of Carrollton. He was a 1989 graduate of Carroll County High School.

He currently worked for Allied Security at the Kentucky Utilities Power Plant in Ghent. He had previously worked for the Coca Cola Company for 19 1/2 years. He had served on the Carrollton Fire Department, the former Carroll County Rescue Squad and, most recently, the Ghent Fire Protection District. He was a former ski instructor and had volunteered with the Special Olympics Winter Games. He was a member of the Ghent Baptist Church.

He is survived by his parents; a sister, Georgiana Main Carrico of Carrollton, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at 7 p.m. at the Ghent Baptist Church.

Visitation will be Wednesday, July 31, 2019 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the church. A graveside service will be Thursday, August 1, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Mays Family Cemetery in Barbourville, Kentucky.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to the Ghent Baptist Church Renovation Fund in care of the funeral home.

Arrangements are entrusted with the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home.

Online condolences, www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com

Iva Pate-Mull

Iva M. Van Antwerp Pate-Mull, 96, of Sellersburg, Indiana, formerly of New Albany and Madison, died Thursday, August 1, 2019, at the Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover, Indiana.

She was born Oct. 14, 1922, near Dupont, Indiana, to Abraham Colwell and Lola Mae Hash VanAntwerp. She worked for Pearson’s Grocery from l949 to 1969. She was a faithful member of North Madison Christian Church, a devoted wife, loving mom, grandma, great-grandma and great-great-grandma. She later lived in New Albany and was a member of the Disciples of Christ Church there. She enjoyed word search puzzles, cooking, canning, her church and her family.

She is survived by one daughter, Catherine Hall of Sellersburg; two sons, Charles Keith Pate of Hanover, and Van Craig Pate of Madison; seven grandchildren; 13-great grandchildren; 14-great great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Charles D. Pate; her second husband, Cleo E. Mull; and four brothers, Russell VanAntwerp, Howard VanAntwerp, Walter VanAntwerp, and Melvin VanAntwerp.

Private family services will be Sunday, August 4, 2019, at the Marble Corner Cemetery in Madison.

Memorial contributions may be made to North Madison Christian Church. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Remonia Potter

Remonia J. Brinson Potter, 86, of Madison, Indiana, Remonia died Sunday, July 28, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at The Waters of Clifty Falls in Madison.

She was born Dec. 15, 1932, to John E. and Edna C. James Brinson. She lived all of her life in Jefferson County and attended school there. She was a member of the Brooksburg Baptist Church. She was a devoted wife, loving mom and grandma. She had worked for the Jay C Store and at Hammock’s IGA Store as a meat cutter. She loved to play any kind of card games, especially euchre, poker and mensch, as well as playing bingo, making crafts and baking for her family.

She is survived by three daughters, Aleta James of Madison, Sandy Potter of Martinsville, Indiana, and Cindy Sparks of Aurora, Indiana; one son, Allen Douglas “Doug” Potter of Kent, Indiana; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard A. Potter; three sisters, Janet M. Thompson, Betty G. Smith, and Doris Mabel Scroggins; three brothers, John F. Brinson, James Louis Brinson, and Robert N. Brinson, and one grandson.

Funeral services will be Thursday, August 1, 2019, at 7 p.m., at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment will be private in the Brooksburg Cemetery in Brooksburg, Indiana.

Visitation will be Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Kenneth Shepard

Kenneth Paul Shepard, 55, of Switzerland County, Indiana, Monday, July 29, 2019, from injuries he sustained in an automobile accident in Vevay, Indiana.

He was born August 4, 1963, in Rockford, Illinois, to Thomas Edwin Shepard Sr. and Marlene Schrupp Croy. He grew up in Gainesville, Georgia, where he graduated from high school. He was a transport operator and carpenter for several years. He formerly worked for Per Mar Security Services in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. He will be remembered for his love of motorcycles and attending renaissance festivals.

He is survived by one daughter, Crystal Shepard of Whigham, Georgia; his granddaughter, Amelia Shepard of Whigham, GA; his father, Thomas Edwin Shepard, Sr. of Cadott, WI; his mother, Marlene (Schrupp) Croy of Thomasville, GA; his sisters, Cathleen Malison and her husband, Joel of Cadott, WI, Colleen Boettcher and her husband, Robert of Chippewa Falls, WI, Tracy Shepard of Chippewa Falls, WI, Candice Scheidecker and her husband, Terry of Chippewa Falls, WI, Chris Witmer of Savannah, GA and Skye Burlum and her husband, Mike of Cadott, WI; his brother, Daniel Shepard and his wife, Jennifer of CA and his several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Tom Shepard, Jr. and his sister, Patty Kelch. No services are being held at this time.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of the Donor’s Choice. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com

Bishop Smith

Bishop Lee Smith, 82, of Bedford, Kentucky, died July 30, 2019 at Baptist Health in Louisville.

He was born May 25, 1937 to Everett Lee and Elizabeth Moscoe Smith in English, Kentucky. He served in the United States Air Force and was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Bedford. He enjoyed beekeeping, working on cars, woodworking and watching old movies, especially westerns and old Army shows. He adored his family and enjoyed spending time with them.

He is survived by his sons, Randal C. Smith of Bedford, Gary A. Smith of Bedford and Greg D. Smith of Eminence, Kentucky; a sister, Marjorie Couch of Carrollton, Kentucky; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Aggie Lee Ball Smith.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, August 5, 2019 at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, August 4, 2019 and from 9 a.m. until the time of service on Monday at Ransdell Funeral Home.

Burial will be in Campbellsburg Cemetery in Campbellsburg, Kentucky,

Memorial donations may be made to the Fellowship Baptist Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Online condolences, www.ransdellfuneral.com.Deborah Smith-Hardy

Deborah “Debei” Lee Smith-Hardy, 47, died Saturday, July 6, 2019.

She was born Jan. 5, 1972. She graduated from Spenceian College in 1997 and was a devoted pediatric nurse for many years. Her biggest accomplishment in life was her three children, whom she admired and adored. She was an enormous animal lover, who enjoyed playing with and training her many dogs whenever she could. She never failed to be a listening ear or a shoulder to lean on for her many friends and family. She always had a way of making all around her feel special and heard. She was a strong, devoted mother and wife, and her unbreakable smile will be remembered by her family and friends for may years to come. She was also a member of the Southeast Christian Church and a member of the Woman’s Auxillary, American Legion Post #9.

She is survived by her husband Randall Shawn Hardy; three children, Devin Smith, Emily Smith, and Kennedy Bryant; two step-children, Logan and Katie Hardy and Chelsea and John Jaffe; her mother, Mary Loraine Felts; two sisters, Kristina Blizzard and Patricia Titus, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her stepfather, Jameson Felts, and her father, Vernon Smith.

A celebration of life will be at 3 p.m., Sunday, August 4, 2019, at First Christian Church of Hanover.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution can be made to Norton’s Hospital Louisville, in her name to further POT Syndrome Research (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome).

Beverly Wolf

Beverly Sue Wolf, 71, of Madison, Indiana, died Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at the Waters of Clifty Falls in Madison.

She was born April 21, 1948, to George C. and Janet L. McNimery Wolf. She was a 1966 graduate of Shawe Memorial High School in Madison. She lived and worked in Cincinnati for about 10 years before returning home to Madison and retiring from the Madison State Hospital as a secretary.

She is survived by one brother, Michael Wolf of Maple Grove, Minnesota; a niece, Ann Wolf of Maple Grove, Minnesota; and her caregiver and friend, Kathy Gross of Milton, Kentucky.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Richard “Dick” Wolf.

Visitation will be Saturday, August 3, 2019, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, in Madison.

A private committal ceremony will be conducted at a later date by her family and friends at the Saint Patrick Catholic Cemetery in Madison.

Memorial contributions may be made to H.O.P.P.S. (Helping Our Pediatric Patients Smile). Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com