Richard Bexley

Richard C. Bexley, 73, of Austin, Indiana, died Thursday, June 6, 2019, at his home.

He was born Nov. 1, 1945, in Leakesville, Mississippi, to Hugh Bexley and Fannie Gibson Bexley. He worked and retired from Iron Workers Local 798 Mobile. After retirement he was self-employed in construction work. He loved people, fishing, playing bluegrass music on his banjo, gardening, hunting, and being a snowbird in Florida.

He is survived by his wife, Kay Barrett Bexley; five children, Sonya Eubanks, Richie Bexley, and Tammy Havard of Lucedale, Mississippi, Ronnie Baker of Austin, Indiana, and Rhonda Bradley of Bedford, Kentucky; five siblings, Mary Bexley, Fannie Lou Roper, Mahala Merritt and Harry Bexley of Pensacola, Florida; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and seven siblings, William, Bill, Nelda, Hugh Jr., Thomas, Edward and Jim.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Safe Harbor Church of God. Burial will follow at Spurgeon Cemetery in Austin.

Visitation will be at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Scottsburg, Indiana, Sunday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and at the church Monday after 10 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Safe Harbor Church of God in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com

Rebecca Brawner

Rebecca “Becky” L. Mays Brawner, 72, of Madison, Indiana, died Monday, June 10, 2019, at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville.

She was born Sept. 17, 1946, in Madison, Indiana, to William Morgan and Ora Pearl King Mays. She lived all of her life in Jefferson County and was a graduate of Southwestern High School in Hanover, Indiana. She was employed with King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison as the administrative assistant to the president for 20 years. She later worked at LG&E as an administrative assistant in Human Resources for the vice president for 10 years. She was a member of the Hanover Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed crafting, painting and decorating. She loved spending time with her granddaughter, Harper.

She is survived by one daughter, Tracy Brawner Denning, of Madison; two sisters, Roberta Kirk of Hanover and Patricia Schuring of Madison; one granddaughter, Harper Grace Denning; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jerry Wayne Brawner; her twin infant sons, her brother, William Keith “Bill” Mays, and her sister, Rachael Mays Hawk.

Cremation was chosen to honor her wishes with a private family service to follow at the Hanover Presbyterian Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.

Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Gary Colber

Gary Linn Colber, 72, of Lexington, Indiana, died Monday, June 10, 2019, at his home near Lexington, Indiana.

He was born Sept. 11, 1946 in Jefferson County, Indiana, to William Henry and Mary Elizabeth Wainscott Colber. He attended Southwestern High School and was inducted into the U.S. Army in February 1965 during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged in February 1968. He began his employment career with the Charlestown Ammunition Plant in Charlestown, Indiana. He then began a 37-year career with Williamson Heater Company, which later became Armor Metal Works, retiring in 2008 as a welder. He was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church. He was a life member of the Stacks of Power Lodge No. 128 Fraternal Order of Police. He enjoyed spending time with his family, woodworking, bird-watching, photography—especially birds— gardening, the outdoors and socializing with his friends.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Jean Miller Colber of Lexington; three daughters, Tanya Lynn Colber and Dawn Kloss, both of Madison, and Marsha Reyes of Indianapolis; six grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Tre’ Shardelle Marcus “Boogie” Colber; four brothers, James Clifton, Ralph Clifton, William “Bub” Colber, and an unnamed infant brother; and eight sisters, Patricia Hilton, Myrtle Rowlett, Golda Walker, Donna Williams Barron, Rosemary Truesdell, Bea Cardinal, Lena Ethel Colber, and Margaret Brierly.

Funeral services will be Saturday, June 15, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.

Interment will follow in the New Prospect Cemetery near Saluda, Indiana.

Visitation will be Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. until the 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 on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home with full military honors to follow at the New Prospect Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society — Lung Cancer. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Crystal Cole

Crystal Gina Cole, 36, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died June 4, 2019.

She was born Jan. 21, 1983. She was a 2000 graduate of Carroll County High School.

She is survived by her mother, Elaine Spencer of Carrollton, two brothers, Coburne Spencer and Keegan Spencer; one sister, Victoria Spencer; one daughter, Perqucia Ann Cole; her boyfriend, R.J. Elder; and her grandparents, Marjorie and Donald Cole of Hillsdale, Michigan.

A memorial service will be at noon, Saturday, June 15, 2019, at First Baptist Church of Carrollton.

Visitation will be at 11 a.m. before the service.

Watson Hall Jr.

Watson Graham Hall Jr., 77, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Monday, June 10, 2019, at Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton.

He was born Nov. 18, 1941, in Brownsboro, Kentucky, to Watson Graham Hall Sr. and Leona Hall. He had worked for 38 years for Anaconda Corporation Canada Wire. He had also worked in custodial services for the contractor crew at Diversco. He was a member of the Christian church and loved to hunt and fish.

He is survived by his wife, Geraldine Lewellyn Hall of Carrollton; three sons, Mike Hall and Jeff Hall, both of Madison, Indiana, and Jeremy Hall of Pendleton, Kentucky; three daughters, Janet Craig of Dupont, Indiana, Alicia Arthur of Madison and Jeannie McLaughlin of Bonnieville, Kentucky; one brother, Jody Hall of New Albany, Indiana; 12 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Bobby and Gene Ray Hall.

There will be a memorial service at 2 p.m. Friday at Calvary Full Gospel Church in Prestonville, Kentucky.

Visitation will be at the church Friday from 1 p.m. until the service.

Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton is in charge of arrangements.

Anna Hardin

Anna Bell Goodin Stokes Hardin, 80, of Hanover, Indiana, died Monday, June 10, 2019, at Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover.

She was born Jan. 13, 1939, in Pineville, Kentucky, to Charles and Bertha Simpson Goodin. Her mother remarried early in her life and she was raised by her stepfather, Beacher Carmack. She graduated from Bell County High School, and attended the Cincinnati Business School and Ivy Tech Community College. She worked at Madison River Terminal as a receptionist and bookkeeper and at Madison Transportation. She retired from C & B Concrete after 15 years of service as a receptionist and bookkeeper. She was a member of Open Door Baptist Church in Deputy, Indiana. She enjoyed cooking, reading, playing euchre, singing, church activities and helping others.

She is survived by her husband, Eslie Hardin Sr. of Underwood, Indiana; two sons, David Stokes of Hanover and Steven Stokes of Madison; one stepson, Eslie Hardin Jr. of Underwood; one sister, Coleen Short of Sebring, Florida; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Roy N. “Jack” Stokes; her parents; her stepfather; and two brothers, Kenneth Goodin and Perry Goodin.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 13, 2019, at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Open Door Baptist Church or the Alzheimer’s Association. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Betty Russell

Betty Fay Sharp Russell, 88, of Lexington, Indiana, died Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Baptist Health Floyd of New Albany, Indiana.

She was born Nov. 21, 1930, in Campbell County, Tennessee, to Andrew William and Clara Sparks Sharp. She was a 1949 graduate of Wynn High School in Habersham, Tennessee. She was a sales cashier for Blue Diamond Coal Co., before moving to Indiana in 1955. She worked at the Charlestown Ammunition Plant and at Shoppers Mart in Scottsburg, Indiana, and as a custodian for the Southwestern Schools in Hanover for 14 years before retiring. She was a member of Hanover Baptist Church, where she always helped with church dinners and had been the treasurer of the Sunday School. She enjoyed gardening, canning what she grew and making jelly and apple butter. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandson.

She is survived by one son, Gregory Russell, and one daughter, Connie Renschler, both of Lexington; one brother, James Sammons of Cincinnati; one sister, Frankie Wilson of Strawberry Plains, Tennessee; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Elbert Russell; her parents; her stepfather, Lester C. Sammons; and two brothers, A.W. Sharp and Bill Sammons.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre-Hanover Chapel. Burial will follow in Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison.

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

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hanover Baptist Church. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Steven Schurick

Steven Wesley “Beaver” Schurick, 55, of Madison died Sunday, June 9, 2019, at his home.

He was born May 1, 1964, in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, to Paul and Emily Caroline Henry Schurick. He was raised in Rising Sun and attended school there. He had lived in Madison the past 25 years and worked in construction and painting. He was of the Christian faith and enjoyed being with his family

He is survived by his mother; three brothers, Kenny Wayne Schurick of Rising Sun, Daniel Schurick and Jeff Bailey, both of Madison; two sisters, Terrie Bailey Birchfield of Hanover and Diane Renee Schurick of Madison; one aunt; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father; and two brothers, Jack Schurick and Charlie Schurick.

Cremation was chosen with no services.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Steven Schurick Remembrance Fund. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Joan Short

Joan Woodcox Short, 78, of Madison, Indiana, died Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover, Indiana.

She was born Aug. 2, 1940. in Caneyville, Kentucky, to Albert and Claudia Durbin Woodcox. She owned and operated D&J Furniture and Lodging in Madison. She was a published writer, created stained glass, enjoyed music and played the dulcimer, and loved to spend time with friends and family — especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Dusty Short; three sons, Tony Fulton, Chris Fulton, and Tim Fulton, all of Madison; one sister, Alberta Bryant of Ormond Beach, Florida; one brother, Jerry Woodcox of Louisville; seven grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and three sisters, Betty Straub, Brenda Meldrum, and Regina Woodcox.

Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2019, at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Main Street Chapel, in Madison.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2019, at the funeral home.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to St. Joseph Children’s Home. Contributions may be made at any of the Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service locations.

Online condolences may be made at lytlewelty.com.

Charles

Skirvin Jr.


Charles William “Charlie” Skirvin Jr., 63, of Madison died Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.

He was born April 4, 1956, in Madison, to Charles William Sr. and Evelyn L. Coghill Skirvin. He was raised in Madison and attended school there. He worked for several years in manufacturing, labor, retail and production until becoming disabled. He had lived in Ohio and in Evansville but Madison was his home. He most recently made a profession of faith and was led to Christ by his mother. He was an avid NASCAR fan and of driver Dale Earnhardt. He loved the outdoors, going to Clifty Falls State Park, socializing with his buddies and making bets with them. He also loved sports especially the playoffs.

He is survived by one son, Michael Allen Skirvin of Eight Mile, Alabama; his mother of Madison; three sisters, Penny Hill of Urbana, Ohio, and Linda Tullis and Debbie Lohrig of Madison; two brothers, James Skirvin of Madison and Ricky Skirvin of Osgood, Indiana; several nieces and nephews; one special aunt, Ruth Morris; and several great-nieces, great-nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father; one son, Christopher Scott Skirvin; one brother, Michael Allen Skirvin; one nephew, and his former wife, Debbie Francis Spry.

Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow at a later date in Springdale Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday from 4 p.m. until the service.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Jackie

Van Winkle


Jacquline Bea “Jackie” Ramseyer Van Winkle, 70, of Vevay died Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Norton Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Louisville.

She was born April 29, 1949, in Batesville, Indiana, to J.B. and Norma Jean Hatton Ramseyer. She was raised in Aurora, Indiana, where she was a 1968 graduate of Aurora High School. She worked for the US Shoe Factory in Vevay for five years. She was a wonderful homemaker and enjoyed sewing, being on her computer and socializing with family and friends on Facebook. Most of all she loved her dog, Rudy.

She is survived by two daughters, Rebecca “Becky” Smith of Florence, Indiana, and Stacie Moore of Vevay; one stepson, Terry Van Winkle of Dillsboro, Indiana; one stepdaughter, Penny Livingston; one sister, Linda Collins of Milan, Indiana; one brother, Tommy Ramseyer of Dillsboro; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; one niece; and four nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, Terry Lee Ellis Jr.; her parents; one grandson; and one step-granddaughter.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Friday from 11 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Jacquline Bea “Jackie” Ramseyer Van Winkle Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at haskellandmorrison.com