Cynthia Prosser Coker

Cynthia “Cindy” K. Prosser Coker, 67, died Thursday, June 20, 2019, at The Waters of Rising Sun in Rising Sun, Indiana.

She was born Jan. 25, 1952, in Eagan, Minnesota, where she spent much time in her early years in the great outdoors, ice fishing, ice skating and driving fast cars through several feet of snow. She graduated from Rosemount High School in 1970, and in 1974 moved to Colorado to study electronics from Red Rocks Community College. She remained in Colorado for 12 years where she met and married Wesley “Wes” J. Coker in 1984. They enjoyed a year in Belize, spending their days on the water and in the sun amd started a diving resort. This was a harrowing experience for them both, narrowly getting to safety after 10 rebels invaded. She spent the last 20 years of her life enjoying the beautiful Ohio River in the surrounding areas of Dearborn County. She was a Master Gardener and enjoyed being outdoors, taking any chance she could get to take a ride on a sailboat, and dreaming. She channelled her creativity through crafting, coloring, and making jewelry. Spending time with her daughters and grandchildren always brought her joy. She was a Christian and enjoyed making people smile. She was a free spirit. a very kind and loving soul who enjoyed doing things on her own terms.

She is survived by three daughters, Amethyst “Ame” Sawyer, Arial Patel, and Wesleyann Coker; three sisters, Pat Helget, Brenda Grimsrud and Susan Grimsrud; one brother Vernon Grimsrud, six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and many other beloved relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents, and one brother, William Allen.

A celebration of life will be Friday July 12, 2019, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Ohio County Historical Museum in Rising Sun.

Glendis Vest

Glendis Michael “Mike” Vest, 65, of Dupont, Indiana, died Saturday, July 6, 2019, at Baptist Health-Floyd Hospital in New Albany, Indiana.

He was born Feb. 7, 1954, in Paris, Kentucky, to Lawrence M. and Vera Delores Fugate Vest. He lived in Milton, Kentucky, in Cooper’s Bottom for many years and was Valedictorian of his graduating class. He was inducted into the U. S. Army in 1976 and rose to the rate of Sergeant and was honorably discharged in 1982. He worked early in life for Ritter Lanes Bowling Alley and Madison Precision in Madison, Indiana. He then worked for many years as a supervisor at Cummin’s Engine Company. He was baptized at the First Church of God in Madison. He held membership in the North Vernon Masonic Lodge and Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion in Madison. He loved fishing, hunting, camping, bowling and participating in Native American gatherings. He was a devoted husband, loving dad, brother, papa and uncle.

He is survived by his wife, Teresa Lynn Anderson Vest of Dupont; two sons, Michael Anderson of North Vernon and Steven Vest of Madison; one daughter, Jamie Logsdon of Hanover, Indiana; three sisters, Teresa Ann Vest and Lillian Albert of Milton, and Velvet Durbin of Sellersburg, Indiana; four brothers, Timothy Vest and Rocky Vest, both of Madison, and Wendell Vest and Woody Vest, both of Milton; six grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Charles Wilbur Vest.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at 2 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, in Madison. Interment will follow in the Moffett Cemetery in Milton, Kentucky.

Visitation will be Wednesday from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

A final salute will be Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home with full military honors to follow at the Moffett Cemetery by the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mike Vest Remebrance Fund. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

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