Hubert Hackett Jr.

Hubert Hackett Jr., 87, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville. Arrangements will be announced by Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton.

Virginia Jester

Virginia Lee Denny Jester, 82, of Vevay died Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.

Thomas Locke

Thomas Allan Locke, 60, of Hanover died Sunday, March 24, 2019, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital.

He was born April 7, 1958, in Wilmington, Ohio, to Joseph M. Locke and Blanche Mink DeHaven. He was raised in Lebanon, Ohio, and graduated from Lebanon High School. He was inducted into the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged. He lived for several years in Indianapolis, later in California, moving to Jefferson County 12 years ago.

He is survived by his companion, Sandy Koehler of Hanover; one sister, Nancy Baker of Sellersburg, Indiana; one brother, Timothy Joseph Locke of Brownsville, Texas; one niece; and several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

There will be a military honors ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday at Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Burial will follow immediately after service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Thomas A. Locke Remembrance Fund. Cards are available at the funeral homes or the chapel.

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Anne Rodick

Anne L. Rodick, 93, of Bloomington, Indiana, died Saturday, March 23, 2019, at Gentry Park Assisted Living.

She was born Feb.10, 1926, in Crider, Kentucky, to Alvin Adolphus and Velma Stone Jones. She was a 1943 graduate of Scott High School in Toledo, Ohio, and that same year, a graduate of the Dickinson Secretarial School in Toledo. She went on to join the U.S. Foreign Service and worked abroad several years as a Human Resource Administrator at the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia and the U.S. Embassy in Madrid, Spain. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in 1983 from Indiana University, as well as a certification in public management from Indiana University School of Public Affairs in 1986 and a master of arts degree in 1990 from Indiana University. She was an avid genealogist, often asked by others for assistance in researching their family ancestry. She was a 20-year volunteer to the Indiana State Archives, where she helped to index and process naturalization records. She was a member of National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century, Lydia Prescott Chapter, the Palatines to America and the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Bloomington Chapter. She was also a Commissioned Kentucky Colonel and a member of First Families of Kentucky. Other affiliations included membership to the Germana Foundation and Germana First Families. She was a proud member of Caldwell County, Kentucky, Historical Society, the Kentucky Historical Society, the Louisville Genealogy Society and the Bloomington Genealogy Society. In 2008, she was presented the Governor’s Award in the Volunteer Category for Outstanding Contributions to the Preservation of Indiana’s Historic Records while volunteering her time to the Indiana State Archives. Before that honor, she was awarded the Harvey Harsh Award in 2001 by the Palatines to America. She attended the Bloomington United Presbyterian Church, where she was supported spiritually throughout her battle with cancer by its compassionate ministry staff and parishioners.

She is survived by her husband, Rodger J. Rodick, whom she married Feb. 4, 1954; three daughters, Leslie K. Morgan of Clear Lake, Iowa, Pamela A. Eversole of Madison and Tracy D. Bruce of Austell, Georgia; one sister, Gladys Ruth Jones Brown of Fort Meyer, Florida; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Donald R. Jones; one sister, Carol L. Jones Mack; and two great-grandchildren.

There was a private family memorial service Thursday at Powell-Deckard Funeral Chapel in Bloomington and burial followed Friday at Meek Cemetery in Princeton, Kentucky.

Donald Sinkes

Donald Wayne Sinkes, of North Vernon, Indiana, died Thursday, March 28, 2019, at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Arrangements will be announced by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.

Jerry Stafford

Jerry Stafford, 86, of Owen County, Kentucky, died Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Florence, Kentucky. Arrangements will be announced by Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton.