Ellen Trowbridge

Ellen J. Trowbridge, 81, of Columbus, Indiana, formerly of Dupont, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, at her home.

She was born March 3, 1937, in Madison, to John Clifford and Dora Elizabeth Crutchlow Hans. She was the child care manager of Children Inc. for 32 years. She was a member of Graham Presbyterian Church and enjoyed singing, dancing, sewing, crocheting and spending time with her family.

She is survived by two daughters, Teresa Moody of Columbus and Cheryl Vance of Dupont; one son, Mark Trowbridge of Elizabethtown, Indiana; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen E. Trowbridge, whom she married Feb. 1, 1957, and who died Oct. 3, 2011; her parents; and two brothers, Bill and Richard Hans.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral & Cremation Service in North Vernon, Indiana. Burial will follow in Dupont Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Monday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana or Elizabethtown Volunteer Fire Department made through the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at sawyerfuneralservice.com

Lettie Wilson

Lettie B. Dixon Wilson, 83, of Hanover, formerly of Madison, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at King’s Daughters Hospital.

She was born March 8, 1935, in Switzerland County, to Kirby and Laura Osborne Dixon. She grew up in Switzerland County and graduated from Vevay High School in 1955. She was a homemaker who enjoyed staying home and taking care of her family. She worked for a few years at U.S. Shoe Factory and Grote Industries. She was a member of Brooksburg Baptist Church early in her life and now a member of Hanover Baptist Church. She loved to dance, watch TV, garden and especially spend time with her grandchildren and her great-grandchildren. She had loved living on her farm near Madison until her health did not permit her to do so.

She is survived by one daughter, Linda Sue Duke of Hanover; one son, Gary L. Wilson of Deputy, Indiana; five sisters, Amy Lush of Louisville, Etta Royce and Vonna Haines, both of North Vernon, Indiana, Carolyn Altepeter of Seymour, Indiana, and Evelyn Rose of Vevay; three brothers, Harold Dixon of Madison, Gerald Dixon of Milton, Kentucky, and Keith Dixon of Kent, Indiana; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three step great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Orville L. “Bud” Wilson, whom she married August 1, 1959, and who died Feb. 12, 2010; her parents; six brothers, Don Dixon, Gail William Dixon, Mickey Wayne Dixon, Hubert Dixon, Kirby Wayne Dixon and Dale Dixon; six sisters, Betty Sue Stirtzel, Clara Marie Dixon, Laura Marie Dixon, Madeline Walters, Joyce Meredith and an infant unnamed sister; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Sunday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Monday from noon until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to St. Jude’s. Cards will be available at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Roy Wilson Jr.

Roy Wilson Jr. 84, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at Signature Healthcare of Carrollton.

He was born in Ashland, Kentucky, to Roy G. Wilson and Bertha Miller Wilson. He was a graduate of Boyd County High School and went on to join the U.S. Army, serving his country honorably as a medical specialist. His service earned him the National Defense Service Medal. After the Army, he worked on the constructions of dams for the Dravo Corp. and later for the Carrollton Housing Authority in the maintenance department. He was a member of Carrollton Wesleyan Church. He was known for raising a healthy garden for his family and friends and always having plenty to share. He loved caring for the neighborhood cats. He spent most of his days working in carpentry.

He is survived by one daughter, Sue Hoehn of San Jose, California; one son, Doug Wilson of Marietta, Georgia; two sisters, Frances Rayburn of Ashland and Helen Boyles of Raceland, Kentucky; his cousin who cared for him, Rick Gayle of Carrollton; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Della Wilson, who died Jan. 15, 2009; and his parents.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton. Burial will follow in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrolton with military honors be conducted by Carrollton American Legion Post #41.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Monday after 11 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Carrollton Wesleyan Church in care of the funeral home.