Galen Green

Galen M. Green, 81, of Vevay, Indiana, died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Indiana.

He was born Sept. 23, 1938 in Switzerland County, Indiana, to Andrew Peter and Sadie Mae Peters Green. He was raised in Switzerland County where he was a 1956 graduate of Vevay High School. He was inducted into the U.S. Army on April 11, 1957 at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, and served in the Korean War and Vietnam War. He rose to the rate of Specialist 5th Class and was honorably discharged on March 31, 1963.

On September 4, 1959 he married Billie Jo Reese at the Quercus Grove United Methodist Church and they had two sons and three daughters. He was employed by US Shoe Factory in Vevay, Indiana, for several years and Arvin Sango in Madison, Indiana, for nine years and received the perfect attendance award and a 5-plus years without a recordable injury award. He was also employed at Seagram’s Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. He was a member of the Plum Creek Baptist Church where he was currently a trustee. His passion in life was farming and instilling his work ethic into his children and grandchildren. He enjoyed playing Euchre and Pinochle, hunting, trapping, fishing and watching TV — especially sports — and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wide of 60 years Billie Jo Reese Green of Vevay; sons Joe Green and Jamie Green, both of Vevay; daughters Cindy Jo Turner of Vevay, Vickie Green of Rising Sun, Indiana, and Michelle White of Vevay; sisters Alberta Reed of Waldron, Indiana, Linda Poling of Patriot, Indiana and Lucille Phillips and Mary Catherine McManus, both of Vevay; brother Ivan Green of Patriot; and 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Dorothy Mae Scott and Meredith Scudder; brothers Marvin Green, Arthur “Buddy” Green, Charles Green and Alan Green.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment and full military rites will be conducted by the Honor Guard of the Vevay American Legion Post No. 185 and the Vevay VFW Post No. 5396 at the Vevay Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Switzerland County Animal Shelter, Keeping Pace Cancer Fund c/o CFSCI, American Legion Post No. 185 Relief Fund or Switzerland County Emergency Response. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com

Tracey Johnston

Tracey Gene Fisher Johnston, 58, of Tallahassee, Florida, and formerly of Madison, Indiana, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, in Tallahassee.

She was born Aug. 3, 1961 in Madison, to Edwin Brooks Fisher and Patricia Gene Patterson Fisher and enjoyed her childhood living in the country around Brooksburg, Indiana. She was a 1979 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School and a 1983 graduate of Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in environmental design.

She married Gary Johnston in 1985 in Lafayette, Indiana, and was an interior designer and budget analyst for custom home builders. She formerly owned a custom decorating business in Indiana for several years and was previously employed as a cash administrator for Lowe’s. She had also lived in Lafayette and Carmel in Indiana; Shreveport, Louisiana; and Pensacola and Tampa in Florida. She sang with the Sweet Adeline group while living in Indianapolis.

She was involved with the Boy Scouts and led several successful fundraising events that allowed the troop to buy new equipment and subsidize camping trips. She helped with teaching the boys so they could earn their merit badges.

Survivors include her mother and husband; a son, Stephen Johnston of Atlanta; a brother, Tim Fisher of Brooksburg; and nine nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at First Baptist Church in Madison with visitation from 10 a.m. until time of service at the church. Burial is in Brooksburg Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Donation cards will be available at the church. Arrangements by Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home in Scottsburg, Indiana. Online condolences at www.stewart-hoaglandfuneralhome.com

Mildred Nay

Mildred Marie North Nay, 90, of Scottsburg, Indiana, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 at the Hampton Oaks Health Campus in Scottsburg. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison, Indiana.

Harold Peelman

Harold Peelman, 85, of Vevay, Indiana, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, at the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.

He was born Aug. 12, 1934, in Switzerland County, Indiana, to Herbert Lee “Herb” Peelman and Blanche E. Romans Peelman Martin. He grew up in Switzerland County where he attended school and later received a welding technician degree. He was inducted into the U.S. Army Jan. 17, 1955, in Louisville and served in the Korean and Vietnam wars. He rose to the rate of Private First Class and was honorably discharged Dec. 31, 1962. He was employed in maintenance for the Markland Dam & Locks for 10 years. He was also a construction worker and welder for many years. He held membership in the Calvary Apostolic Church in Carrollton, Kentucky. He enjoyed the outdoors and carpentry work.

He is survived by his wife of more than 62 years, Geraldine M. Kinman Peelman of Vevay; three daughters, Darlene Callis and Blanch Dixon, both of Vevay, and Sandra Peelman of Carrollton, Kentucky; one son, Harold Peelman Jr. of Vevay; one brother, Leon Peelman of Vevay; two sisters, Laverne Wagner of Vevay and Mary Lou Shaw of East Enterprise, Indiana; 13 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his step-father, Oscar Roger Martin; his step-mother, Mary T. Swango Peelman, and four brothers, Kenneth Peelman, Robert L. “Bob” Peelman, Johnny Peelman and Richard Charles “Rick” Peelman.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at the Calvary Apostolic Church in Carrollton, Kentucky.

Funeral services will be Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the church.

Interment and full military rites will be conducted by the Honor Guard of the Vevay American Legion Post #185 and the Vevay VFW Post #5396 in the Vevay Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Calvary Apostolic Church. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com

Louis Proctor

Louis Hayes Proctor, 76, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville.

He was born May 4, 1943, in Gallatin County, Kentucky, to Victor Hayes Proctor and Essie Sarah Belle Marie Beach Proctor. He grew up in and ws baptized in the former Sanders Christian Church in Sanders, Kentucky. He worked most of his life as an automotive mechanic but had also worked for the former Ison Brothers Furniture Factory in Carrollton.

Survivors include his wife, Mae Dell Mahoney Proctor; two daughters, Teresa Taulbee and Charlotte Horine, both of Carrollton; four brothers, Leslie Earl “L.E.” Proctor of Batavia, Ohio, Victor Hayes Proctor Jr. of Vevay, Indiana, Vernon Proctor of Warsaw, Kentucky, and Ronald Proctor of Vevay, Indiana; two sisters, Brenda Sue Dodson of Carrollton and Linda Lou Proctor of Manchester, Tennessee, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son Michael L. “Mike” Proctor; and brothers Richard Lee Proctor, Robert “Bobby” Proctor and James Proctor.

Funeral services are 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until time of service Thursday at the funeral home. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton.

Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home, www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome, is in charge of arrangements.



James Turner Jr.

James C. Turner Jr., 79, of Milton, Kentucky, died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at the Waters of Clifty Falls in Madison, Indiana.

He was born Aug. 30, 1940 in Jackson, Kentucky, to James C. Turner Sr. and Callie W. Watts Turner. He graduated from Leslie County High School in 1958, and had lived mostly in Jefferson County, Indiana, and Trimble County, Kentucky. He served in the U.S. Army from 1961 to 1962 and rose to the rate of Private First Class serving in the Bay of Pigs. On April 22, 1964 he was married to Shirley Lee Tipton and they had three children. He worked in construction all of his working years with the Carpenter’s Union Local in Charlestown, Indiana. He was a member of New Hope Church of God in Wooster, Indiana, and the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion in Madison. His family affectionately called him Junior and he enjoyed fishing, woodworking, reading Westerns, and especially making canes and walking sticks.

Survivors include a companion, Shirley Lee Tipton of Milton; sons Christopher Troy Turner and Damon Turner, both of Milton; a daughter, Travis Louise Lauria; brothers, Kenny Turner of Bedford, Kentucky, George Turner of Milton and G.B. Turner of Vevay; sisters Louise Suter and Cassie Marcum, both of Deputy, Indiana and Thelma Marcum of Carrollton, Kentucky; and six grandchildren, five great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a granddaughter, Crista Edwards; brothers Tommy Turner and O.V. Turner; and sisters Beulah Elkins, Eulah May Turner and Cledia Morgan.

Friends may visit from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec.6, 2019 at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. A final salute will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday with military honors to follow by the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com