Janet Cox

Janet Lee Cox, 82, of Madison died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at her home.

She was born Jan. 7, 1936, in Marengo, Indiana, to Orville Lee and Thelma Wells Pearson. She had most recently worked at Hertz Shoe Store but had also worked at Craig Toyota, King’s Daughters’ Hospital, and as a transcriptionist for Dr. Cronen and Dr. Michl for several years. She was a member of Phi Mu Sorority and was of the Methodist faith. She was the proud mother of six and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She also enjoyed boating and cooking.

She is survived by her husband, Charles A. “Sonny” Cox; two daughters, Linda Wehner of Madison and Leslie Jenkins of Louisville; two sons, Mike Cox of Campbellsburg, Indiana, and Dart Cox of Madison; 12 grandchildren; 17 great- grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Keith Cox and Chip Cox; and one sister, Sharon Stark.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel. Burial will follow in Grandview Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Saturday from noon until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Lide White Memorial Boys and Girls Club. Contributions may be made at any of the funeral home locations.

Online condolences can be sent at lytlewelty.com

Joyce Herndon

Joyce D. Reynolds Herndon, 83, of Lakeland, Florida, formerly of Madison, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center in Lakeland.

She was born April 23, 1935, in Owenton, Kentucky, to Harry Lee and Maude Grace Lynn Reynolds. She was raised in Carroll County, Kentucky, and graduated in 1953 from Carrollton High School. She was married to Carl M. Herndon Sr. She lived in Madison most of her life and had lived three years in Lakeland until her death. She had worked and retired from Grote. She held membership in The Moose Club.

She is survived by one daughter, Carla; one son, Carl Herndon Jr.; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Harold “Hal” Eugene Reynolds.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in Springdale Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Tuesday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to The Alzheimer’s Association.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Sherry Hoopengarner

Sherry Kay Hoopengarner, 71, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at her daughter’s home in Florence, Indiana. Arrangements are pending Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home.

Benjamin Howery

Benjamin Franklin Howery, 80, of Columbus, Indiana, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home in Columbus.

Tamara Kurmanaeva

Tamara Kurmanaeva of Hanover died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at River Terrace Health Campus in Madison.

She was born July 2, 1943, to Dzarmahan Kurmanaev and Olga Okolo-Kulak during the family’s internal exile in Kzyl-Orda (now known as Kyzylorda in Kazakhstan) in the former Soviet Union. Her childhood was spent in Alma-Ata (now known as Almaty), which was the capital of the Soviet republic of Kazakhstan in the former Soviet Union. Her father was as a professor of chemistry in Kzyl-Orda at Korean Pedagogical University and later a leading chemist in Alma-Ata. She graduated from a musical college in Alma-Ata where she majored in piano and then from Moscow State University of Theater Arts named after Lunacharskii with a master’s degree in theater arts. Her ability influenced an appreciation in a wide spectrum of the arts such as music, ballet, opera, painting, architecture, literature and, of course, theater. Her involvement with the theater arts extended beyond performances and study detail, to befriending renowned directors, actors and writers, and publishing articles as a theater critic. She continued her career in the arts at Hanover, teaching the Russian language at Hanover College as well as giving private piano lessons to the wider community of Jefferson County.

She is survived by her husband, Prof. Yefim Katsov; two children; and her grandchildren.

Visitation will be at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre - Hanover Chapel, Saturday from noon until 2 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society for Breast Cancer Research. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Mildred Skirvin

Mildred Lucille Richardson Skirvin, 84, of Moorefield, Indiana, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay. Arrangements are pending at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.

Nina Stewart

Nina Jane Stewart, 87, of Lexington, Kentucky, formerly of Worthville, Kentucky, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at Dover Manor in Georgetown, Kentucky.

She was born June 7, 1931, in Worthville, to Elliott Owen Hunt and Leo Mae Chilton Hunt. She had retired in May of 1989 from the Carroll County Board of Education after teaching at English and the Ninth Street Elementary School and serving as a reading specialist at Kathryn Winn Primary School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Georgetown College and a master’s degree in education from the University of Louisville. She was a member of Worthville Baptist Church, where she had been a Sunday school teacher, participated in the church choir, vacation bible school, W.M.U. and was active on most of the church committees. She was a Kentucky Colonel and enjoyed painting, quilting, sewing and growing flowers and vegetables in her garden.

She is survived by two daughters, Melinda Stewart Kemper of Lexington, Kentucky, and Jenny Stewart Dwyer of Verona, Kentucky; one son, Roy Thomas Stewart of Georgetown, Kentucky; two sisters, Reba Carol Brock of Frankfort, Kentucky, and Marcella Tomlinson of Union City, Tennessee; and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Clifford Stewart; one son, Nathan Ray Stewart; her parents; and an infant sister.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Worthville Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Dallasburg Cemetery in Wheatley, Kentucky.

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

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Worthville Baptist Church in care of Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Kentucky.