Anna Evans

Anna Lavern Sanders Evans, 64, of Warsaw, Kentucky, formerly of Vevay, Indiana, died Sunday, July 21, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Florence, Kentucky.

She was born Jan. 11, 1955, in La Grange, Kentucky, to Ralph and Lucille Love Hanbaugh Sanders. She grew up in Louisville, where she attended school. She was employed in laundry for Belterra Casino and Resort in Florence for five years and for the Ogle Haus in Vevay as a laundry and room attendant for five years. She was also employed by the US Shoe Factory in Vevay. She resided in the Vevay community and for the past 10 years in the Warsaw community. She enjoyed collecting Indian artifacts and loved all animals.

She is survived by one son, Terry Elzy of Vevay; two daughters, Vicki Holder of Warsaw and Amber Elzy of Port St. Lucie, Florida; six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Bertha Jean “Bean” Massey and Louise Whitaker, and one brother, Raymond Gene Sanders.

A celebration of life will take place from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday, July 25, 2019, at Terry Elzy’s Residence, 112 Maple Street in Vevay.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of the Donor’s Choice.

Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com

Darlene Martin

Darlene Martin, 66, of Columbus, Indiana, died Friday, July 12, 2019, at Columbus Regional Hospital.

She was born Oct. 10, 1952, in Jeffersonville, to John and Patricia Martin. She graduated from Columbus North High School. She worked for Cummins as an Information Technology Associate. She was a member of the Cummins Office Committee Union and proudly represented her area for more than 10 years.

Survivors include two brothers, David Martin of Reddington and Dennis Martin of Edinburgh; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 27, 2019, at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home in Columbus.

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

Memorials may be made to the Riley Children’s Hospital, American Heart Association or the Wounded Warrior Project.

Online condolences at www.jewellrittman.com

Corene Smith

Corene Mae “Sissy” Smith, 71, of Rising Sun, Indiana, formerly of Switzerland County, Indiana, died Sunday, July 21, 2019, at The Waters of Rising Sun in Rising Sun, Indiana.

She was born April 6, 1948, in Switzerland County, Indiana, to Harold R. “Pete” and Pruda M. Reme Smith. She grew up in Patriot, Indiana, where she attended Patriot High School. She was a former member of the Patriot Church of Christ. She was employed by the Ogle Haus and Swiss Inn in Vevay, Indiana, and was a wonderful caregiver to her mother for several years. She will be lovingly remembered for her love of sewing, crafts, animals, gardening and attending yard sales.

She is survived by her sisters, Martha “Libby” Smith of Rising Sun and Tina Sandlin of Pleasant, Indiana, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Danny L. Smith and Harold A. “Bubby” Smith, and one sister, Linda Faye “Winnie” Smith Ellis.

Funeral services will be Friday, July 26, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.

Interment will follow in the Eastview Cemetery in Patriot.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, July 26, 2019, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of the Donor’s Choice. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com

Carolyn Smitha

Carolyn Sue “Susie” Richmond Smitha, 75, of Madison, Indiana, died Sunday, July 21, 2019, at her home.

She was born Jan. 18, 1944, at home in Bryantsburg, Indiana, to Tony Marshall Richmond and Sara Louise Handlon Richmond. The family soon moved to Trimble County, Kentucky, and she attended school there. She married Floyd Donnell in 1989 and they enjoyed eight years of marriage until his death in 1997. She worked for the U.S. Shoe Factory in Madison from 1964 to 1968. She then began a career with Dayton Walther Corporation in Carrollton (now Arvin Meritor) as a line packager and retired after 30 years. In 2000, she married William Jackson Smitha Jr. This marriage merged two families. She was a member of the Norfolk Holiness Church on Corn Creek in Trimble County and also attended the Wirt Baptist Church in Madison. She loved gardening, flowers, reading, shopping and her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, William Jackson “Jack” Smitha of Madison, Indiana; her children, Alaina Connelly and Brian Luellen, both of Trimble County, Kentucky, Rob Smitha and Carol Smitha Lee, both of Madison, Indiana, Steve Smitha of Lexington, Kentucky; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Rosa Bowling of Madison, Indiana, and Mary Watterson of Hanover, Indiana; three brothers, David Richmond and Daniel Richmond, both of Bedford, Kentucky, and Bobby Richmond of Carrollton, Kentucky; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her late husband; and two brothers, Harold Richmond and Henry Richmond.

Funeral services will be Thursday, July 25, 2019, at noon at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.

Interment will follow in the Moffett Cemetery in Milton, Kentucky.

Visitation will be Thursday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Sclera Derma Association. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Larry Wilson

Larry Dean Wilson, 56, of Brooksburg, Indiana, died Sunday, July 21, 2019, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Indiana.

He was born July 27, 1962, in San Diego, California, to Lawrence Joe Wilson and Arlene May Simpson Schumacher. He was a graduate of Valhalla High School in El Cajon, California. After graduation, he served for six years in the United States Army.

He and his wife moved to Madison in February 2000 from El Cajon. He was employed by Arvin Sango in Madison as a quality-control specialist where he had worked for the past 19 years. He was a member of the American Legion Post 185 in Vevay, Indiana, and formerly served as a volunteer fireman for Milton Township Volunteer Fire Department and Ryker’s Ridge Volunteer Fire Department, both in Jefferson County. Previously, he served as an assistant chief for Ryker’s Ridge.

He is survived by his wife, Susette; one daughter: Sheena Menard of Bellview, Nebraska; three sons, Travis Wilson of Louisville, Cody Wilson of Madison, and Shane Wilson of Vevay; his mother and stepfather, Arlene and Norman Schumacher of Grants Pass, Oregon; his father and stepmother, Lawrence and Joan Wilson of Vevay; one sister, Joy Guerechit, of Santee, California; one brother, William Wilson of Pine Valley, California; nine grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

At his request, there will be no services.

Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel, Madison, is in charge of the arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at lytlewelty.com