Robert Bowen

Robert Nathaniel Bowen Jr., 82, died Monday, Jan. 21 2019.

He was born May 2, 1936, in Indianapolis to Robert N. Bowen Sr. and Jeanette Craft. He attended the Orchard School and graduated from the Hill School in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. He was passionate about the University of Michigan Wolverines and Delta Tau Delta fraternity. Some of his fondest memories included summers in Northport Point, Michigan, with Aunt Lucille Craft and Uncle Elijah Martindale. He was lauded the coveted “Sportsmanship Award” there, and his love of golf blossomed. His work life (frequent sales on the golf course) began with his father at Robert N. Bowen and Associates Insurance Agency, which later merged with Insurance and Risk Management then Old National. As an avid golfer, he was a member of Country Club of Indianapolis and Crooked Stick Golf Club. He cherished the privilege to join the exclusive Pine Valley Golf Club in New Jersey, as well as associations at the Crows Nest Skeet Club and Dramatics Club.

He is survived by his three children, Elizabeth Anne Bowen, Kathryn Amy Bowen Kennedy and Robert Bowen III; the mother of his children, Karen Stingley; one sister, Judith Bowen Schultz; and one grandson.

There will be a celebration of life Friday, March 8, 2019, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. in the Oak Room at Belterra Casino.

Arrangements entrusted to Garnett-New-McDonald Funeral Home in Warsaw, Kentucky.

Robert Fryman

Robert L. Fryman, 87, of Milton, Kentucky, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 at his residence. Arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Funeral Homes & Cremation Service or at

Michael Hart

Michael F. “Mike” Hart, 73, of Pleasant, Indiana, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville.

He was born Dec. 23, 1945, in Madison, to Fay and Shirley Briggs Hart. He grew up in Switzerland County, where he attended Vevay High School. He worked as a grader operator for the State Highway Department in Vevay for more than a year and farmed most his life in the Pleasant community. He enjoyed raising tobacco, hay and corn and milking cows. He was a member of Swiss Mixers Square Dance Club with his wife, a member of the Fairview Saddle Club, Moorefield Community Fire Department and the Bennington Gun Club. He will be remembered for his love of horse pulling and trap shooting.

He is survived by his wife, Cathy Susan Ackerman Hart of Pleasant, whom he married August 17, 1968; two sons, Toby Hart of Vevay and Chad Hart of Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina; one sister, Mary Jo Combs of Columbus, Indiana; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Peggy Sue Hart; his parents; and one brother, Nicholas W. Hart.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will follow in Vevay Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Friday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Moorefield Community Fire Department. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at

Barbara Lozier

Barbara “Colleen” Peak Lozier, 83, of Florence, Indiana, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, at the Hospice of Cincinnati at Twin Towers in Cincinnati. Arrangements are pending at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, Vevay, Indiana.

Carol Owens

Carol Sue Owens, 60, of Hanover died Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, at Norton’s Hospital in Louisville.

She was born March 4, 1958, in Batesville, Indiana, to George and Phyllis Tripp Furlow. She attended school at Holton and South Ripley. She was a former resident of Mitchell and worked in the deli at the Jay C Store there. She and her husband also operated produce stands in different areas.

She is survived by her husband, Steven Owens, whom she married June 27, 1991; two sons, Christopher George of Holton and Chad George of Hanover; two brothers, Dennis Furlow and Tom Furlow, both of Holton; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Justin Dale George; her parents; and two brothers, Gary Furlow and Larry Furlow.

There will be a celebration of life at 11 a.m. Saturday, at Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles. Burial will follow in New Marion Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Saturday from 10 a.m. until the service.

The deceased wished to be cremated.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to New Marion Cemetery in care of the funeral home.

Naomi Taylor

Naomi Lucille Skinner Taylor, 81, of Madison, Indiana, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

She was born March 31, l937, in Muncie, Indiana, to Chester and Emily Mader Skinner. She graduated from Muncie Central High School in l955. She was a nursing assistant at The Waters of Clifty Falls for several years before retiring in 1997. She also worked at Louie’s Place in Hanover, Indiana, with her husband for several years where she will be remembered for her legendary potato salad. She was a member of North Madison Baptist Church and KDH Cancer Survivors Group. She enjoyed sewing and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Lewis Grant “Louie” Taylor of Madison; three sons, David Taylor of Winchester, Indiana, Michael Taylor of Muncie, Indiana, and James Taylor of Madison, Indiana; two daughters, Marcia Taylor Lair of Madison, and Linda Allen of North Vernon, Indiana; a brother, Gerald Skinner, and two sisters, Barbara Mast and Donna McCutchen, all of Savannah, Georgia, and several nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents and by an infant brother, Owen Skinner.

Private services will be conducted, by Pastor Frank McGee at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana. Interment will follow at a later date in the Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison.

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

Online condolences may be sent to

Ruth Webb

Ruth Ann Cole Webb, 79, of Bedford, Kentucky, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, at Providence Richwood in LaGrange, Kentucky.

She was born July 10, 1939, to William P. and Fern Reed Cole in Indianapolis. She was a member of Living Waters Church, Shelbyville, Kentucky. She gave her time and faith by working with the youth and being in church any time the doors were open. She felt called to share her faith for 16 years in prison ministries. She worked at Bedford Elementary School as secretary, Bedford Loan & Deposit Bank as a teller, Tri-County Community Action Center in LaGrange and Living Waters Church and School financial office. She loved to read. Later in life she was a valued volunteer with her husband at Baptist Health in LaGrange.

She is survived by her husband, Robert “Bob” Webb of Bedford; one daughter, Beth Webb Brown of Shelbyville, Kentucky; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several other relatives.

She was preceded in death by one son, Rob Webb; her parents; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford. Burial will follow in Bedford Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Gideon Bibles or Kingdom House expansion.

Online condolences may be sent at