Wanda Burkhardt

Wanda Jean Center Burkhardt, 76, of Madison died Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Unit in Columbus, Indiana.

She was born Jan. 29, 1942, in Clark County, Indiana, to Taylor and Tiny Alice Hobbs Center. She was raised in Jefferson County and was a 1960 graduate of the old Central High School on Rykers Ridge. She had lived on their farm near Canaan since 1971. She had worked for Bell South and Indiana Bell, for Burkhardt produce, the old Jay C Store, Rite Aid, Little Champs, and with Goody’s for 12 years. She was a member of Long Run Baptist Church at Moorefield and enjoyed quilts, crafts and gardening.

She is survived by two sons, Jeff Burkhardt of Madison and Rodney Burkhardt of Lanesville, Indiana; one sister, Betty Wright of Madison; one brother, Scotty Joe Center of Madison; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David Lee Burkhardt; her parents; three brothers, Lonny, Ellis, and Clinton Center; and five sisters, Jewell Holland, Vada Thacker McCoy, Faye Kincaid Brown, Juanita Smith, and Norma Dean Willoughby.

Services will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be private later in Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Sunday from 4 p.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Long Run Baptist Church. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Eleanor Gray

Eleanor E. Gray, 91, of Salem, formerly of Carmel and Indianapolis, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, at Meadow View Health and Rehabilitation in Salem. Arrangements are pending at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.

Marcia Hess

Marcia W. Hess, 84, of Perry Park, Kentucky, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, at Signature Healthcare of Carrollton.

She was born March 15, 1934, in Cincinnati, to Edward Lipka and Rose Wirtle. She was a retired teacher’s assistant with the North Fairmount Elementary School in Cincinnati.

She is survived by two daughters, Kathy Ryan of Perry Park and Cindy Thomson of Hebron, Kentucky; and seven grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Hess; one son, Tommy Hess; and her parents.

She chose to will her body to University of Cincinnati School of Medical Science. No formal services are planned at this time at her request.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Signature Healthcare of Carrolllton in care of Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home.