Cleda Burress

Cleda Mae Keeton Ashby Burress, 83, of Winter Haven, Florida, formerly of Austin, Madison, and Milton, Kentucky, died Saturday, March 2, 2019, at Winter Haven Hospital in Winter Haven.

She was born Jan. 2, 1936, in Magoffin County, Kentucky, to Luther Henry and Nannel Lee McCarty Keeton. She was raised around the Manville, Indiana, area and was a 1954 graduate of Central High School. She first married the Rev. David R. Ashby July 3, 1953, and they had three sons and two daughters. She then married Donovan Burress May 7, 2004, and they enjoyed seven years until his death. She was a homemaker. She worked hard alongside pastor David at their churches, and was very active with the various women’s ministries associated with them. She was a member of North Madison Baptist Church. She enjoyed decorating, shopping, dancing, bluegrass music, socializing, being with friends and family and especially enjoyed spending her winters in Florida for the past 10 years.

She is survived by two daughters, Sondra “Sandi” M. Nolan of Milton and Darla Mae Jones of Winter Haven; three sons, Gary D. Ashby of Madison, James V. Ashby of Hanover and John E. Ashby of Austin; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, the Rev. David R. Ashby; her second husband, Donovan Burress; her parents; two brothers, Charles V. Keeton and Herman A. Keeton Sr.; and one sister, Marie Keeton Burress.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in Grandview Memorial Gardens.

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

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

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com



Lacy Gilpin

Lacy Ruby Anderson Gilpin, 77, of Madison died Friday, March 1, 2019, at her son’s home. Arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel or at lytlewelty.com



William Humphrey

William T. Humphrey, 88, of Madison died Saturday, March 2, 2019, at Norton Hospital in Louisville. Arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel or at lytlewelty.com



Donna Hunger

Donna Jean Sutter Hunger, 71, of Madison, died March 2, 2019, at her home.

She was born Oct. 16, 1947, in Madison, to Juanita Hock Robbins and the late Virgil Sutter. Early in life, she worked as a cashier at Pride Supermarket, Save a Lot and Cork and Bottle. She was a bartender at Crown Room and a waitress at Dark Horse, Hinkle’s and Hammonds Restaurants. She was a member of the Samuel Woodfill Post # 9 American Legion Auxiliary. She graduated from Ivy Tech with a technical certificate in administrative office technology in 1993. She enjoyed bingo, karaoke, camping and traveling. She also enjoyed spending time with her family. She was blessed with a wonderful Godmother, Carol Vaughn. She married Edward L. Whitaker May 10, 1963, and they had one daughter, Tina. She then married Raymond Carter Jan. 23, 1967, and they had one daughter, Lesley. She married Edward G. Hunger Jr. March 29, 1980, and they had one son, Eddie.

She is survived by her fiance and companion, Charles Wayne LaPineSr. of Madison and his children, Rhonda, Bubby, Shawn, Julie and Todd; one son, Edward T. Hunger of Madison; two daughters, Tina M. Eaglin of Madison, and Lesley A. Childers of Floyd Knobs, Indiana; four sisters, Barbara G. Williams, Margaret E. Edwards, Verna Brim and Faye Sutter; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one aunt; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.

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

Expression of sympathy may take the form of donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Contributions may be made at any of the funeral home locations.

Online condolences can be sent at lytlewelty.com



Lillian Johnson

Lillian Anne Johnson, 70, of North Vernon, Indiana, died Monday, March 4, 2019, at her home.

She was born June 27, 1948, in Anderson, Indiana, to James and Ruby York Warnell. She was a 1966 graduate of North Vernon High School and a graduate of Beauty College in Madison. She operated a beauty shop at her home and was a housewife and homemaker. She was a member of Dupont Baptist Church for 20 years as well as member of the church choir. She enjoyed fishing, sewing, crafts and quilting.

She is survived by her husband, George Johnson; one son, Tom Johnson of Dupont; one daughter, Melissa Smitha of Birmingham, Alabama; and seven grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Jack Warnell, Larry Warnell and Virgil Warnell; and one sister, Lois Young.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Dupont Baptist Church in Dupont. Burial will follow in Hulse Cemetery in Scipio.

Visitation will be at the church Thursday from 11 a.m. until the service.

Expression of sympathy may take the form of dn.onations to Dupont Baptist Church in care of Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Service in North Vernon.



Mary Koerner

Mary V. Koerner, 92, of Franklin, Indiana, formerly of Madison, died Monday, March 4, 2019, at Homeview Health & Rehabilitation Center in Franklin, Indiana.

Arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel or at lytlewelty.com



Linda Metcalfe

Linda Carol Gibson Metcalfe, 65, of Florence, Indiana, died Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Arrangements are pending at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.



Kenneth Schomaker

Kenneth Elmer Schomaker, 84, of Madison died Friday, March 1, 2019, at River Terrace Health Campus.

He was born in Pittsburgh and was a 1953 graduate of Shady Side Academy in Pennsylvania, a 1957 graduate of Wesleyan University in Connecticut and a 1960 graduate of Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia. He was ordained to the Episcopal Priesthood in 1961. He served in parishes in Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Indiana and served as Chaplain with the Indiana Department of Corrections at Plainfield Correctional Facility from 1986 until 2000. He was a member of Christ Episcopal Church in Madison. He enjoyed writing prose and poetry and painting from wildlife and photos. He and his wife most enjoyed riding and walking with their dog, Goldie, at Clifty Falls State Park.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Dianne Hill, of Madison, whom he married in 1987; his children, Amy Welter, Timothy Schomaker, Steven Schomaker, Daniel Schomaker and Andrea Liberto; two brothers, Lee Schomaker and Rick Schomaker; one sister, Linda Y. Atkins; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

There will be a celebration of life service at 11 a.m. May 11 at Christ Episcopal Church.

Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Main Street Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences can be sent at lytlewelty.com