Tabitha Flores

Tabitha Ann Doss Flores, 28, of Madison, Indiana, died Sunday, May 12, 2019, in an auto accident on I-71 near Carrollton, Kentucky.

She was born March 22, 1991, in Indianapolis, to Penny Marie Wood Hernandez. She had lived in Madison since the age of 9 and was a 2009 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. While attending school she often volunteered to help others. She had worked for three years at McDonald’s in Hanover and then as a cashier at Taco Bell in Carrollton. She was a member of the Family Worship Center in Carrollton. She dearly loved her daughter and enjoyed taking her to the park, participating in Zumba, and being with her family.

She is survived by her daughter, Ava Noelle Grace Flores of Carrollton; her mother, Penny Marie Wood Hernandez of Carrollton; two sisters, Crystal Martinez of Madison, and Marissa Shook of Ghent, Kentucky; her companion, Jonathan Herrera-Alvarez of Worthville, Indiana; two half-brothers, Colt Hanaway of Florence, Kentucky and Jedidiah Hanaway of California; three step-sisters, Amanda Shook of Jeffersonville, Indiana, and Elizabeth Shook and Stephanie Shook, both of Corydon, Indiana; numerous aunts, uncles cousins and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Phyllis Jean McAdams Miller, and her grandfather, Howard Miller.

Funeral services will be Thursday, May 16, 2019, at 7 p.m., at the Family Worship Center in Carrollton. Graveside services will follow on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Bayless Cemetery in Madison.

Visitation will be Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Family Worship Center.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Tabitha Flores Remembrance Fund. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

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Chad Thompson

Chad Edward Thompson, 47, of Lexington, Indiana, died Monday, May 13, 2019, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

He was born Sept. 10, 1971, in Tell City, Indiana, to Donald and Debrah Henning Thompson. His early life was spent in the Cannelton community and later his family moved to Winter Haven, Florida, where he graduated from high school in 1989. He attended Ivy Tech and other trade schools for his certifications. He was inducted into the U.S. Navy August 23, 1989, in Tampa, Florida. He rose to the rank of Aviation Machinist’s Mate Petty Officer 3rd Class serving in Desert Storm. He was honorably discharged Feb. 22, 1996, at Jacksonville, Florida, receiving the National Defense Service Medal, the Battle “E” Ribbon, the Meritorious Unit Commendation, the Kuwait Liberation Medal, the Southwest Asia Service Medal with three Bronze Stars, two Sea Service Deployment Ribbons and the Navy Good Conduct Medal. After service he began working in wastewater treatment in Florida for several years. He moved to Jefferson County 20 years ago and had worked with the City of Madison for the past 18 years. He was currently the Water Pollution Control Superintendent. He was a member of Paynesville Christian Church in Paynesville, Indiana. He loved to cook, enjoyed helping others, was a fierce competitor in the barbecue competitions, an avid football fan of the Georgia Bulldogs and enjoyed his many friends. He requested that the end of his life not to be remembered as a sad time but a time of celebration, so lean upon the Scriptures.

He is survived by his companion, Eva Gwen Wilsman of Lexington; three sons, Jonathon Dare Thompsom of Jasper, Georgia, Cory Poling and Evan Allen Poling, both of Madison; two daughters, Karris Lynn Thompson of Jasper, Georgia, and Sylvia Shea Thompson of Lexington; his mother, Debrah Henning Thompson of Winter Haven, Florida; one brother, Steve Thompson of Cleveland, Ohio; one sister, Patti Alderman of Lakeland, Florida; three grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Thompson.

There will be a remembrance service at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre with a final salute at noon by the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion. Burial will follow at Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery with full military honors at the cemetery chapel.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. with a remembrance celebration service at 7 p.m. A gathering time will be at the funeral home 11 a.m. Friday until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Sylvia Shea Thompson Education Fund. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

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