Thomas Chambers

Thomas Leland “Tom” Chambers, 79, of Vevay, Indiana, died Thursday, August 1, 2019, at his residence.

He was born March 2, 1940, in Loogootee, Indiana, to John M. and Edna Flo Mattingly Chambers. He grew up in Alfordsville, Indiana, where he was a 1957 graduate of Alfordsville High School. He was inducted into the U.S. Marine Corps Jan. 14, 1958, in Jacksonville, Florida, where he trained as a radio relay technician. He was honorably discharged with the rank of Private First Class on Jan. 13, 1964, in Cherry Point, North Carolina. At age 14, he worked full-time at a gas station in Alfordsville, and he didn’t stop working until he retired at age 59. He spent his career in instrument maintenance, including 13 years at General Electric in Cincinnati. He was later employed by Dow Corning in Carrollton, Kentucky, retiring in 1999 after 25 years. He was a member of the Switzerland Masonic Lodge #122 F&AM and attended Long Run Baptist Church. He resided in Michigan, Ohio, and Kentucky before moving to the Vevay community in 1979. He enjoyed boating, reading, fishing, tinkering in his barns, and taking care of his home and his family.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Rae Bell Chambers of Vevay; one son, John Chambers of Franklin, Indiana; two daughters, Diana Johnson and Valerie Smith of Vevay; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Daniel Chambers of Mitchell, Indiana, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant daughter, Donna Sue Chambers; and one brother, John Dale Chambers.

Funeral services will be Monday, August 5, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.

Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday, August 4, 2019, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Moorefield Volunteer Fire Department or Long Run Baptist Church.

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



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, 2019, 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 with her husband AJ’s Diner 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, Aug. 4, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.

Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery.

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 of 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 at 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

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 the North Madison Christian Church. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Rinda Oak

Rinda Oak, 72, died Thursday, August 1, 2019, at the Nazareth Home Clifton in Louisville. Arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service or at www.lytlewelty.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 three 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 at 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, Aug.ust 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.



Byrle Westrick

Byrle Westrick, 84, died Friday, August 2, 2019, at Baptist Health La Grange in La Grange, Kentucky. Arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service or at www.lytlewelty.com