Rachel Burdette

Rachel Darnell Smith Burdette, 68, of Madison died Friday, June 14, 2019, in Madison, Indiana.

She was born June 7, 1951, in Nashville, Tennessee, to Jesse and Dorothy Murphy Smith. She grew up in Nashville and later in New Albany, Indiana, where she graduated from high school. She was married to Ledie Babbitt and they had four children. She later married James Franklin Burdette. She was a homemaker, devoted wife and mother all her life. She lived in the Elizabeth community for 20 years and in Madison the past year. She was a member of Freedom Church in Elizabeth. She enjoyed being a grandma, cooking, going to yard sales, playing Bingo and listening to Willie Nelson.

She is survived by her husband, James Franklin Burdette of Madison; two sons, Ledie Royce Babbitt Jr. of Detroit, and Clinton Alan Babbitt of Salem, Indiana; two daughters, Melissa Mai Babbitt of New Albany, Indiana, and Sheryl Lyn Behr of Madison; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Cremation with no services was chosen.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Rachel Burdette Remembrance Fund. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Henry Finney

Henry Martin “Bubba” Finney, 21, of Madison, Indiana, died Friday, June 14, 2019, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital from injuries sustained in a head-on collision on U.S. 421 North.

He was born Oct. 11, 1997, in Madison, to Marty L. and Kimberly Annette Carlisle Finney. He lived all his life in Madison and was a 2016 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. He was baptized at Commiskey Church of God and was a member of the Family Christian Youth Group there. For the past four years he had been a crew member at McDonald’s in Madison and was working to learn to be a manager. He had volunteered for several years at The Waters of Clifty Falls in Madison and made many friends with the residents there. He enjoyed scratchoff tickets, playing and calling Bingo, going to Belterra and volunteering where needed.

He is survived by his mother, of Madison; one brother, Daniel Finney of Kentucky; his maternal grandfather, Freddie Gorman Carlisle of Madison, and several aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in Springdale Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. until the service.

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

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Betty Fix

Betty Sue Alderson Fix, 79, of Hanover died Thursday, June 13, 2019, at Hanover Health and Rehab.

She was born July 7, 1939, in Paducah, Kentucky, to Joseph V. and Agnes Self Alderson. She attended the Barnes Hospital School of Nursing in St. Louis, Missouri, and retired after being a nurse 45 years. She enjoyed riding horses and loved gardening, especially working with her roses.

She is survived by one daughter, Robin J. Sloane of Milton, Kentucky; one son, James V. Fix of Stevensville, Montana; two sisters, Mary Jo Sturm of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Judy Schenker of Marietta, Georgia; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Peggy Adams.

At her request, there will be no services.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Henry-Trimble County Humane Society. Contributions may be made at any of the Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service locations.

Online condolences can be sent at lytlewelty.com

Nancy Harmon

Nancy Ross Harmon, 86, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Sunday, June 16, 2019, at Hickory Creek at Madison in Madison, Indiana.

She was born Feb, 28, 1933, in Carrollton, Kentucky, to William Henry and Georgia Lee Mills Garrett. She was a member of Hopewell Community Church, was a homemaker who enjoyed sewing, quilting, raising flowers and vegetables and trout fishing.

Survivors include three daughters: Rhonda G. Smith and Connie F. Kemper, both of Bedford, Kentucky and Lisa D. Chandler of Carrollton; one step-daughter; Lori Harmon of Missouri, one son, Richard H. Harmon of Bedford and one stepson; David Harmon of California; one sister, Sue Mills Beverly of Bedford, one brother, William David Garrett of Shelbyville, Indiana; two half-sisters, Peggy L. Blaney of Madison and Judy Purkey of Harrisonville, Missouri; a half-brother, Alan Garrett of Madison; and six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lorraine Miles “Tiny” Harmon; one sister, Evelyn Garrett Stewart, and one brother, Julian Garrett; and three half-brothers: Nathan Garrett, Paul Garrett and Kennie Garrett.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Thursday, June 20, 2019, at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 20, 2019. Burial will follow in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery, in Carrollton.

Online condolences may be made at: www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com

Vonda McGuire

Vonda Jean McGuire, 66, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Friday, June 14, 2019, at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville.

She was born on June 3, 1953, in Newport News, Virginia, to William Carroll Jones and Lillian Hunter Jones. She was a custodian at Cartmell Elementary School in Carrollton, a former custodian at Carroll County Memorial Hospital and had worked as a sitter at Ms. Karen’s Pre-School. She enjoyed many hobbies including gardening, cooking, photography, oil painting and drawing.

She is survived by three sons: Bryan McGuire of Sanders, Kentucky, Jeff McGuire of Carrollton, and Michael McGuire of Ghent, Kentucky; two brothers; Larry Jones of Carrollton and Lonnie Jones of New Castle, Kentucky; her mother, Lillian Hunter Warfield of Carrollton, and seven grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father; her first husband, Gerald Wayne McGuire, and her second husband, Roy Lee Hicks.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

She chose cremation and asked that her ashes be buried in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton immediately after her service.

Memorial gifts may take the form of contributions to the American Stroke Association in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at: www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com

Michael Noblitt

Michael Charles “Mike” Noblitt, 76, of near Moorefield, Indiana, died Saturday, June 15, 2019, at his residence.

He was born April 19, 1943, in Indianapolis, to Irvin Walter “Doc” and Lora B. Hutton Noblitt. He grew up in Indianapolis and attended School 54 and was a graduate of Tech High School.

He worked on Highway Surveys and was responsible for the inventory of every road in Indiana for the Indiana State Highway Department. He was responsible for inspecting all the bridges in Indiana for 20 years for the Indiana State Highway Department. In 1999, he moved to Switzerland County, Indiana, where he worked various places and was a board member of the Switzerland County Planning and Zoning. He loved his home and the many friends he made. He enjoyed golfing, watching IU basketball, pulltabs and lottery tickets. He also enjoyed socializing with his friends at the Vevay VFW Post #5396.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra Sue “Sandy” Wilson Noblitt of near Moorefield; his children, Michael Noblitt, Julie Messer, and Ryan Noblitt, all of Indianapolis; two sisters, Nancy Weiser and Kay Raag, both of Indianapolis; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be Saturday, June 22, 2019, at p.m. at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 22, 2019, at the funeral home.

Interment will follow at a later date in the Vevay Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Vevay VFW Post #5396 Relief Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com

Doreen Taylor

Doreen Thomas Rogers Taylor, 63, of Vevay, Indiana, died Friday, June 14, 2019, at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Cincinnati.

She was born March 19, 1956, in Madison, Indiana, to Vernon Ellis and Jean Ritch Thomas. She grew up near Florence, Indiana, where she attended school. She was employed by the US Shoe Factory and Randall’s Textron in Vevay, Indiana; by Dorman Products in Warsaw, Kentucky; by Plastic Molding Factory in East Enterprise, Indiana; as a guard for Kentucky Utilities in Ghent, Kentucky, and by Belterra Casino & Resort as a guard and dispatcher from 1999 to 2013. She enjoyed watching movies, especially westerns and lived in Switzerland County all of her life. She attended Spring Branch Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, John Curtis Taylor of Vevay; one daughter, Paula Jean Bovard of Florence; one son, Charles Daniel “Chuck” Rogers Jr. of Florence; her mother, Jean Ritch Thomas of Florence; two step-daughters, Nickie Kersey of Cincinnati, and Bessie Boyd of Milan, Indiana; one brother, Larry Gene Thomas Sr., of Dillsboro, Indiana; three grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her father and by her first husband, Charles Daniel “Butch” Rogers Sr.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.

Interment will follow in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison, Indiana.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Liver Foundation. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com