William Barnes

William George “Billy” Barnes, 76, of Vevay, Indiana, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, at his home.

He was born Sept. 10, 1943, in Cincinnati, to Charles H. Barnes and Mary Elizabeth Batchelor Hamby-Boldery. He grew up in Switzerland County, attended school there and was employed by Randall Textron in Vevay for 25 years. He was married to Linda Levell, had been a member of the Grants Creek Baptist Church since 1969 and always hitchhiked to services. He lived all of his life in the Switzerland County community, enjoyed helping others, potluck dinners, drinking coffee, telling stories and joking around. He also loved collecting metal and tools and junking and trading the metal.

Survivors include a sister, Mary Ann Hopper of Vevay; a nephew, Terry Wayne Hopper of Vevay; a great-nephew, Christopher Wayne Hopper of Madison, Indiana; and his church family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his stepfathers, Rote B. Hamby and Harry Leroy Boldery, and his brothers, Charles Howard Barnes and Robert Walter Benjamin “Bobby” Hamby.

The funeral service is 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at the Grants Creek Baptist Church near Rising Sun, Indiana. Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery in Vevay.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service Monday at the church..

Memorial contributions may be made to the Billy Barnes Memorial Fund c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Cards are available at the funeral home or online, www.haskellandmorrison.com

Tyler Cooley

Tyler Evin “Ty” Lee Cooley, 18, of Hanover, Indiana, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in a car accident near Kent, Indiana.

He was born Sept. 19, 2001, in Madison, Indiana, to Bobby Lee Cooley and April Dawn Ellenburg. He resided all of his life in the Hanover community and was a senior at Southwestern High School. In school he ran track, cross country and played basketball. He was a 10 year member of 4-H and enjoyed showing sheep. He grew up in the Paynesville Christian Church in Paynesville, Indiana. He loved playing basketball, Tik Tok and Play Station. He enjoyed his family and friends.

He is survived by his mother, April Dawn Ellenburg of Hanover; his father, Bobby Lee Cooley of Hanover; his brother, Toby Cooley of Hanover; his uncle, Shawn Cooley of Hanover; his aunt, Tiffany Alvarez of Los Angeles; his girlfriend, Kate Sandefur of Kokomo, Indiana; his paternal grandparents, Sandy and William Cooley of Hanover; his maternal grandparents, Marianne and John Hogan of Madison, and Delton “Snoogs” and Becky Ellenburg of New Washington, Indiana, and numerous other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at 11 a.m. at the Southwestern Elementary School Gymnasium, in Hanover. Interment will follow in the Crown Hill Cemetery in New Washington, Indiana.

“Visitation will be Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the Southwestern Elementary School Gymnasium.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Tyler Cooley Remembrance Fund. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Hanover and Madison. Online condolences and memorials, www.morgan-nay.com

Beulah Curl

Beulah M. Curl, 87, of Madison, Indiana, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison. Arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service or at www.lytlewelty.com

Wallace Dean

Wallace Gregory “Wally” Dean, 51, of Jeffersonville, Indiana, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at Clark County Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, Indiana.

He was born May 16, 1968, in Madison, Indiana, to Wallace N. and Alice Marie Branham Dean. He grew up in the Deputy community and attended Southwestern Schools. He resided all of his life in Jefferson County until he became clean and sober the past three years. He grew up in the Baptist faith and was a free-spirited man and enjoyed playing the lottery. He loved to sing, listen to music, enjoyed his dogs, and walked everywhere. He had worked as a farm laborer for many years, then at Clifty Inn and for Sandstone Industries.

Survivors include his sisters, Cathy Lee Clark of Madison and Pauletta J. Robbins of Madison, and Kimberly Marie Dean of Dupont; his brothers, Mark A. Dean of Madison and Mike E. Dean of Hanover, Indiana; and two aunts, an uncle, 14-nieces and nephews, several great-nieces and great-nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a nephew.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre-Hanover Chapel in Hanover. Interment will follow in the New Prospect Cemetery near Hanover.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of service 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

James Doll

James E. Doll, 75, of Turners Station, Kentucky, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 at his home.

He was born July 12, 1944, in Carroll County, Kentucky, to J. B. Doll and Dorthea Lawrence Doll. He was a graduate of Carroll County High School. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War era. He retired from Dow Corning Chemical Plant in Carrollton as a forklift operator after many years of service. He was a member of Turners Station Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon. He enjoyed fishing in his spare time and hanging out with friends in his garage. He enjoyed his Ford vehicles and took great pride in taking them to car shows and car cruises through out the area.

He is survived by a son, Jamie Edward Doll of Caryville, Tennesse, a brother, Brad Doll of Turners Station, and a sister, Jo Ann Jackson of Carrollton.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Shirley Jean Caudle Doll.

Graveside services will be at 1p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton. Visitation will be Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton. The American Legion Post #41 in Carrollton will present military honors at the graveside.

Online condolences, https://www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com

Mary Gourley



Mary Margaret Facemire Gourley, 70, of Madison, Indiana, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at her home.



She was born April 12, 1949, in Madison, to Frank William “Bob” and Anna Ruth Land Facemire. She was a 1967 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School and attended Sullivan Business College in Louisville for a year. She was a clerical worker in social services at the Madison State Hospital from 1968 to 1977 when she became a homemaker to care for her children and home. She was an active member of North Madison Baptist Church, serving as a Sunday school teacher and working on many committees, and was a member of the American Baptist Women’s group, serving as a past president. She enjoyed camping, playing cards, her church work and spending time with her grandchildren.



She is survived by her husband, Richard H. Gourley of Madison; a daughter, Krista L. Clifton of Madison; a son, Joshua K. Gourley of Madison; and five grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and other relatives.



She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Jennifer Lynn Facemire.



The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery near Canaan, Indiana.



Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

Dr. Howard Jackson


Dr. Howard C. Jackson, 89, of Madison, Indiana, died Jan. 12, 2020, at Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover, Indiana. Arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service or at www.lytlewelty.com.

Brooklyn James

Brooklyn B. James, 19, of Madison, Indiana, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in a car accident at the intersection of S.R. 256 and Thompson Road near Kent. Arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.



Memorial contributions may be made to the North Madison Baptist Church. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Timothy Simpson

Timothy Wayne Simpson, 54, of Scottsburg, Indiana, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour, Indiana.

He was born Aug. 10, 1965, in Madison, Indiana, to Robert L. Simpson and Iris M. McKeever Simpson. He attended and graduated from Madison Consolidated Schools in the Class of 1983. He was a former employee of Jacobi Sod Farm, Arvin Industries and Madison Precision Products and was a member of the First Assembly of God in Madison. He enjoyed farming, riding motorcycles, fishing and especially spending time with his family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Katherine Sterrett Simpson; two sons, Shane Clark of Scottsburg, and Michael Clark of Columbus, Indiana; a daughter, Chrysty Black of Fresno, California; two sisters, Chystal Ebley of Hanover, Indiana, and Bobbi Simpson of Bedford, Kentucky; four brothers, Tracy Simpson and Andrew Simpson, both of Madison, and Scott Simpson and Noel Simpson, both of Greenfield, Indiana; nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Patrick Simpson.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at Collins Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and after 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Cremation entrusted to Collins Funeral Home after the services with private burial at a later date in Lexington Cemetery.

Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net

Robert Veit

Robert “Bob” Lee Veit, 91, of Madison, Indiana, and formerly of Deputy, Indiana, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at Hickory Creek Healthcare in Madison.

He was born Jan. 20, 1928, in Monroeville, Indiana, to Ernst C. and Hazel Leslie Hodle Veit. He graduated from high school and helped his dad farm and had a trucking business. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Jan. 20, 1951, in Indianapolis and rose to the rate of corporal serving in 5th Army during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged Jan. 7, 1954, from Fort Sheridan, Illinois, receiving the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal. He married and bought a farm near Deputy in 1954 and lived there until moving to Madison in 2004. During that 50 years, he farmed, had a drive-in restaurant in Deputy, and worked in the natural gas business for 35 years for Indiana Gas, which later became Indiana Energy and Vectren. He was a member of the North United Methodist Church in Madison after having earlier been a member of the Deputy United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion, the NRA, Case Knife Collector’s Club, the Boy Scout Troop No. 80 in Deputy, was an honorary Kentucky Colonel, and a member of several square dance clubs in Madison, North Vernon, Indiana, and Louisville. He enjoyed hunting, trap and target shooting with his sons and friends. He was a “Master Craftsman” at his hobby of tooling leather and tooled many pieces for family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Betty L. Rediger Veit of Madison; a son, Gary Lee Veit of Owensville, Indiana; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and and nephews, including a special nephew, Stan Veit, and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Ronald R. “Ron” Veit; and his brother, Paul C. Veit.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment will follow in the Pisgah Cemetery near Deputy.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday from 10 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

A final salute will be conducted by the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with full military honors to follow at the Pisgah Cemetery conducted by the Fort Knox Ceremonial Unit.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pisgah Cemetery Association, Deputy United Metodist Church or North United Methodist Church. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Edward Whitaker

Edward Lee “Hoppy” Whitaker, 75, of Hanover, Indiana, died Saturday, Jan.11, 2020, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Indiana. Arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.

David Wilhoite

David Allen Wilhoite, 67, of Bedford, Kentucky, died Jan. 11, 2020, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.  

He was born Dec. 12, 1952, in LaGrange, Kentucky, to R. C. Wilhoite and Ellen Jackson Wilhoite of Bedford, Kentucky. He lost his sight early in life, but his other senses were amazing. He knew everyone by voice and never forgot anyone.  He had a great love for music, especially for Classic Rock, Neal Young and Tom Petty.

He is survived by his mother Ellen Jackson Wilhoite of Bedford; two sisters,  Jo Gregory of LaGrange, and Debbie Wise of Bedford, and many loving family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, and from 9 a.m. until the time of service Tuesday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Bedford Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at www.ransdellfuneral.com