Alzada Moye

Alzada M. Moye, 81, of North Vernon, Indiana, died Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in North Vernon.

She was born Sept. 10, 1938, in Casey County, Kentucky, to Eardist and Alice Watson Buis. She was office manager for a home healthcare company for many years and a member of the Women of Moose, the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9, American Legion Women’s Auxiliary and the Phi Theta Kappa Sorority. She loved cats, especially Boo-Boo, and was a professional woman who enjoyed reading, shopping and fishing in her younger years.

Survivors include her children, Jackie Cornett of North Vernon and Jimmie Dean Rodgers of Madison; her grandchildren, James Derek Green, Kristin Getchell, Paula McMillan, James E. Cameron Rodgers and Kevin Cornett; and 12 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Alma Kelly and Agnes Chesher; and a brother, Eardist Buis Jr.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 19, at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel, on Madison’s hilltop with interment to follow in Dupont Cemetery in Dupont, Indiana. Friends and family may call at the funeral home from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, July 18, and from noon until time of service on Sunday.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research through the funeral home or at www.lytlewelty.com.



Betty Browning

Betty H. Browning, 94, of Columbus, Indiana, died Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at Columbus Regional Hospital there.

She was born June 21, 1926, in Madison, Indiana, to Francis and Helen Distel Bilz. She married John R. Browning on July 15, 1946, and they had two children. She was a homemaker and was a member of St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in Columbus, Women of the Moose, American Legion and V.F.W. Auxiliary, and the Women’s Gild at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church. She loved to bake and was known for her homemade noodles.

Survivors include her children, Linda Sullivan of Madison, Indiana, and Bob Browning Jr. of Bargersville, Indiana; her brothers, William Bilz of Greenwood, Indiana, Robert Bilz of Columbus and Francis Bilz Jr. of Madison; a sister, Frances “Bo” Hammond of Alabama; and four grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, six step great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 62 years on July 31, 2009; and her brothers, Russell Bilz and Tony Bilz.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, July 20, at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church. Entombment will follow at Garland Brook Mausoleum in Columbus. Family and friends may visit from noon until time of mass at the church. Visitors are asked to follow CDC social distancing guidelines and it is recommended that masks be worn once inside the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Arthritis Foundation.

Arrangements by Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home in Columbus. Online condolences. www.barkesweaverglick.com.



Bobby Miller

Bobby Dean Miller, 84, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at the Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville.

He was born Dec. 16, 1935, to Isaac C. Miller and Marie Miles. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a jet engine mechanic and later retired from the former M&T Chemical Company, now P.M. C. Organometallix, in Carrollton, as a chemical operation supervisor. He was a member of the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living GOD in Bedford, Kentucky, and a former member of the NRA and the Major Samuel Woodfill American Legion Post No. 9 in Madison, Indiana.

Survivors include his wife of 16 years, Mary Doris Mock Miller of Carrollton; a son, Timothy Miller of Carrollton; two daughters, Deborah Louise “Debbie” Mccusker of Carrollton and Cindy Brown of Warsaw, Kentucky; one brother, Ronald “Ronnie” Miller of Dallas, Texas; and three stepchildren, seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers, Kenneth “Red” Miller, Coy Miller, Chester Miller and Isaac “Ikie” Miller.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 20, at the Dallasburg Masonic Cemetery near Wheatley, Kentucky. Military honors will be presented at the graveside. There will be no public visitation.

Social distancing practices are recommended at the cemetery for the graveside service.

Arrangements entrusted to Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton. Online condolences, www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.

Dennis Jones

Dennis J. Jones, 73, of Vevay, Indiana, died Friday, July 17, 2020, at the King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison, Indiana. Arrangements are pending at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay, www.haskellandmorrison.com.

Lynn King

Lynn Carroll King, 86, of Greenwood, Indiana and formerly of Hanover, Indiana, died Sunday, July 12, 2020, at the Franciscan Health Hospice House in Indianapolis.

He was born March 17, 1934, near Kent in Jefferson County, Indiana, to Harry Edward and Juanita Isabelle Corman King. He was a 1952 graduate of Hanover High School in Hanover, Indiana, and was married to Patricia Henry on Jan. 14, 1954 and they had two daughters and a son. He was employed at Rex-Chainbelt/Rexnord for many years before working as a journeyman carpenter and millwright with Local 1076 from 1972 to 1999. He was raised in the Kent United Methodist Church but after marrying became a member of the Hanover United Methodist Church. He moved to Indianapolis in 1990 and became an active member of the Rosedale Hills United Methodist Church and later moved to Greenwood in 2004. He was a member of the Hanover Masonic Lodge No.652 F. & A.M. since 1956, an early adopter of technology and always kept up with the latest technologies and newest devices available.

Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Patricia “Patty” Henry King of Greenwood; his daughters, Lu Carole West of Zionsville, Indiana and Jennifer Aders of Bristow, Indiana; a son, Christopher Lynn King of Louisville; his brother, Stanley E. King of Lexington, Indiana; and seven grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2:20 p.m. Sunday, July 19, at the Hanover Cemetery on Logan’s Point Drive in Hanover. Hanover Masonic Lodge No. 652 F. & A.M. will conduct a service at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Franciscan Health Foundation, 8778 Madison Ave., Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana 46227, the Hanover United Methodist Church or the Rosedale Hills United Methodist Church, 4450 South Keystone Ave., Indianapolis, Indiana 46227. Cards are available at the funeral home or on the day of the graveside ceremony.

Arrangements by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com.



Ginny Leap

Virginia Ann “Ginny” Martin Leap, 74, of Vevay, Indiana, died Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

She was born on March 4, 1946, in Florence, Indiana, to Margaret Anna Martin. She was raised in Florence and was a 1964 graduate of Vevay High School in Vevay, Indiana. She married Donald Dale “Donnie” Leap on April 26, 1969 and they had two daughters. She was employed as the office manager for the Vevay Reveille, retiring on June 1, 2015 after 52 years of service. She was a member of the Vevay American Legion Post No. 185 Ladies Auxiliary and Florence Church of Christ. She enjoyed reading and was a great proof reader.

Survivors include her daughters, Marci Lynn Leap and Michelle Lynn Carfield, both of Vevay; a sister, Ruth Lohide of East Enterprise, Indiana; her grandchildren, James Dustin Carfield, Kali Carfield, Courtney Ryan Carfield and Kylie Jo Carfield; a great-grandson, Derek Joseph Wade Carfield; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her mother; her husband of 46 years, Donald Dale “Donnie” Leap, on Dec. 24, 2015; and a sister, Betty Jean Martin Mishler, on Aug. 9, 2015.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 18, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.

Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery there. Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, July 17, at the funeral home.

Due to COVID-19, CDC and state guidelines on social distancing and crowd size will be observed and face masks are required for attendance of visitation and funeral.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Vevay American Legion Post No. 185 Relief Fund or Switzerland County Animal Shelter. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com.

Vickie Smith

Vickie Sue Adams Smith, 65, of Ormond Beach, Florida and formerly of Madison, Indiana, died Thursday, July 16, 2020, at the Advent Health there.

Arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison, www.morgan-nay.com.

Gregory Thacker

Gregory S. Thacker, 67, of Madison, Indiana, died Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

He was born Nov. 15, 1952, in Ohio, to Calvin and Betty Atkins Thacker. He enlisted in the U.S. Army on Jan. 21, 1970, during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged on Oct. 30, 1972. He was a teacher for many years and a member of the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 American Legion in Madison. He married Mary Thurber on June 2, 2018 in Milton, Kentucky, and enjoyed going out and dancing with his wife and hanging out with his chidlren.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Thurber Thacker, of Madison; his children, Michelle Thacker of Wilmington, Ohio, Dennis Thacker of Mowrystown, Ohio, Robert Thacker of Goshen, Ohio, Seth Thacker of Mount Washington, Ohio, Jason Thacker of Asheville, North Carolina, Calvin Thacker of Louisville, Katie Sayles of Alexandria, Indiana, Aaron Starr of St. Petersburg, Florida and Adam Starr of Madison; his sisters, Wendy Thacker De-Camp of Fayetteville, Ohio and Darleen Thacker Cain of Milford, Ohio; and 20 grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Graveside services will be at noon on Saturday, July 25, at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison.

Arrangements by Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel, on Madison’s hilltop. Online condolences, lytlewelty.com.www.lytlewelty.com.