Wilda Dagnan

Wilda Carol Dagnan, 65, of Worthville, Kentucky, died Tuesday, June 25, 2019. at her residence in Worthville.

She was born on March 1, 1954, in Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, to Carlos White and Frances Sears White. She owned and managed hotels throughout her life.

She is survived by two daughters, Angela Frank of Carrollton, Kentucky, and Tammy Lenning of Dixon, Illinois; two sons, Kurt Ratliff and Thomas Moebius, both of Worthville; a step-daughter, Angela Dagnan of Carrollton; and a stepson, Mitchell Orton; two brothers, Wayne White and Terry Patel, and and two sisters, Diana Caper and Lisa Nelson; 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Larry “Wildman” Dagnan, and two sisters, Bonnie Spencer and Cindy Howton.

Cremation has been chosen by the family with private services at a later date.

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

Condolences at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com

Ralph Estes

Ralph L. Estes, 66, of Madison, Indiana, died Friday, June 28, 2019, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, Indiana. 

He was born June 29, 1952, to John Sr. and Ruth McDowell Estes. He worked for the former Rex Chainbelt company, and retired in 2013 as a supervisor with Meese Inc. He was a member of the Major Samuel Woodfill Post #9 of the American Legion and Loyal Order of the Moose #765, both in Madison. He enjoyed watching boxing, playing softball, hunting, fishing, and was an avid Indiana University basketball fan. He liked all animals and spending time with his friends.

He is survived by one daughter, Stacy Anderson of North Vernon, Indiana; one step-daughter, Shannon Hatfield of Madison; two sisters: Sue Estes and Chevel Bernius, both of Madison; two grandsons; three step-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, the former Tamra Semon; one sister, Ruth Ann McFarland; and two brothers, John Estes Jr. and Jim Estes.

All arrangements will be private.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society. Contributions may be made at any of the Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service locations.

Online condolences may be made at lytlewelty.com

Dakota Fraley-Bush

Dakota Fraley-Bush, 25, of Patriot, Indiana, died Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Madison County.

He was born Nov. 16, 1993, in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, to Jeremy Bush and Vanessa Fraley. He was a 2011 graduate of South Ripley High School.

Survivors include his father, Jeremy Bush, of Holton, Indiana; his mother, Vanessa Roll, of Patriot; two sisters, Janelle and Heather Sykes, both of Madison, Indiana, and one brother, Derick Fraley, of Waukee, Iowa.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles.

Burial will be in the Hopewell Cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 11 a.m. until time of services.

Memorials may be given to Habilitate in Hawaii or the Hopewell Cemetery in care of the funeral home.

Arlin Hooker

Arlin Dale Hooker, 84, of Milan, died Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Ripley Crossing in Milan, Indiana.

He was born May 5, 1935, in Saluda, Indiana, to Clete and Sophania Nighbert Hooker. He graduated from Saluda High School in 1953, then attended Hanover College. He received bachelor’s and a master’s degrees in education from Indiana University. He was a member of the Southern Baptist Church of Versailles. He began his teaching and coaching career at Austin High School. He spent three years at Paris Crossing, coached three years at Dillsboro High School, where his team won the school’s only basketball sectional title in 1961. In 1964, he became principal there and remained until 1978. He was then principal at Aurora Middle School and Aurora Elementary School, until he retired in 1996. He enjoyed farming, camping, boating and fishing with his family and friends. When he wasn’t working on the farm, his enjoyed several summers at Houghton Lake in Michigan and at Monroe Reservoir in Bloomington, Indiana.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Betty Jean McClure Hooker; two sons, Steven of Wilmington, North Carolina and Richard of Milan, Indiana; one sister, Betty Ann Yunker, Carmel, Indiana; two grandsons; and three great-grandchildren.

He was proceeded in death by his parents, two sisters, Erma Brooks and Iona Sachleban, and one brother, Kevin.

A service celebrating his life will be Monday, July 1, at 10 a.m., at Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles, Indiana.

Burial will follow at the Washington Baptist Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, June 30, at the funeral home.

Memorials can be given to the Milan Volunteer Fire Department and the Southern Baptist Church of Versailles.

Ryan Pennington

Ryan Seth Pennington, 38, of Madison, Indiana, died Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Baptist Health Floyd. Arrangements will be announced by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana.

Edgar Thomas

Edgar Thomas Jr., 65, of Bedford, Kentucky, died at Signature Healthcare Center.

He was born in Owenton, Kentucky, Feb. 7, 1954, to Edgar Thomas Sr. and Anna Maurine Peak Thomas. He worked at Indiana Kentucky Electric Corp. as a welder. He graduated from Trimble County High School. He loved to fish and hunt and to eat at his favorite restaurants, Cracker Barrel and Key West Shrimp House, and he especially loved to get up early.

He is survived by one son, Cody Thomas, of Bedford; one daughter, Ashlee Hafer of Memphis, Indiana, and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, George W. Thomas.

A celebration of life memorial service will be Tuesday, July 2, 2019. at 7 p.m. at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford.

Visitation will be at 6 p.m. before the service.

Online condolences may be made at www.ransdellfuneral.com