Marcile Lee

Marcile E. “Millie” Lee, 90, of Bloomington, Indiana, formerly of Madison, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Monroe County Hospital in Bloomington.

She was born July 12, 1928, in Whitney County, Indiana, to Erie R. and Ella M. Buttoner Watson. After graduating from high school, she enrolled in cosmetology school. She worked in Denver, Colorado, and then moved to Alaska. She worked at the former Reliance Electric Company in Madison for 13 years while farming, raising catfish and growing tobacco. She formerly owned and operated the Lee Arms Apartments in Indianapolis. She retired to Anacortes, Washington, for 20 years, and enjoyed looking at the San Juan Islands. She was always a tour guide for visiting family and friends. She never retired from traveling the 50 states and several countries in Europe, and for the past 10 years, lived with her daughter in Bloomington.

She is survived by one daughter, Trish Lee of Bloomington; four sons, Michael Lee of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Paul Lee of Bloomington, Ed Lee of Spokane, Washington, and Rick Lee of Madison; six grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and step great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Virginia Vealey and Leona Watson; and one son, Jim Lee, who died Sept. 3, 2018.

There will be a celebration of life service at noon Saturday, June 29, 2019, at the family home, 7161 South Ketcham Road, Bloomington. There will be horse rides for the little kids and a short trail ride for bigger kids, along with a hog roast for everyone. Friends are encouraged to take a covered dish and join the family at that time.

Lytle Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel, 117 Holt Drive, Madison, is in charge of the arrangements.

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Darren Patton

Darren Deon Patton, 56, of Dupont died Saturday, May 18, 2019, at his home.

He was born July 13, 1962, in Seymour, Indiana, to Hunter W. and Victoria L. Phillips Patton. He attended Dupont Elementary, Madison Consolidated High School and Patriot Truck Driving School. He was an over-the-road trucker for Mount Trucking in Columbus for 10 years and drove a dump truck for numerous companies, including CTI, St. John Trucking and Lee’s. He also worked several years for Erler’s Industries. He played guitar and sang in numerous bands in the North Vernon, Madison and Scottsburg area. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and computer games. He loved spending time with his grandson.

He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Patton; one son, Tim Patton of Franklin, Indiana; two daughters, Victoria Seaborn of Shelbyville, Indiana, and Emily Patton of Knoxville, Tennessee; one brother, William L. Patton of Kentucky; two sisters, Vickie Loyd of Indianapolis, and Mary Ruth Cheesebrew of Georgia; two grandsons; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Hunter Dean Patton; and one sister, Donna Mae DeBaun

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Service in North Vernon, Indiana. Burial will follow in Dupont Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday from 10 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations for help with expenses or a covered dish for the celebration of life gathering immediately following the committal service at the Dupont Firehouse in Dupont.

Joy Turner

Joy Lynn Turner, 42, of Hanover died Sunday, May 19, 2019, at her home.

She was born March 17, 1977, in Carroll County, Kentucky, to Douglas L. and Donna L. Cozart Turner. She grew up in Carroll County and graduated from Carroll County High School. She attended Northern Kentucky University. She worked for Arvin Sango in production for 19 years and had lived in Hanover the past 20 years. She was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church. She enjoyed the races at Kentucky Speedway, playing tennis, watching UK Basketball, bird watching, feeding the squirrels and was an avid traveler. She was a devoted mom, loving daughter and sister. She enjoyed her friends and so appreciated their visits through her battle with cancer.

She is survived by three daughters, Sarah Beth Willhite, Ashley Willhite and Samantha Willhite, all of Hanover; her parents; one brother, Chris Turner of Georgetown, Kentucky; one niece; one nephew; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her grandmothers and one uncle.

There will be a Funeral Mass at 2 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2019, at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Hanover Cemetery.

Visitation will be at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Friday from 11 a.m until 1:30 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Sarah Beth’s Education Fund, American Cancer Society or St. Jude. Cards are available at the funeral homes and the church.

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Donald Yocum

Donald Clay Yocum, 54, of Carrollton Kentucky, died Sunday, May 19, 2019, at the Masonic Home of Shelbyville in Shelbyville, Kentucky.

He was born Jan. 31, 1965, in Covington, Kentucky, to Donald Ryan Yocum and Beverly June Smith Yocum. He was a 1984 graduate of Carroll County High School and was of the Baptist faith and attended First Baptist Church of Carrollton. He had served his country honorably in the U.S. Marine Corp. He had formerly worked for Sabatossa Foods in Florence, Kentucky as a bakery lead-line supervisor. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and was a member of the National Wild Turkey Foundation. He was a family man and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

He is survived by by his wife Tracy Yvonne Eaves Yocum of Carrollton, Kentucky; two daughters, Megan Perkins of Carrollton and Brittany Yocum of Florence, Kentucky; two brothers, Michael Ryan Yocum of Lexington, Kentucky, and Christopher James Yocum of New Salisbury, Indiana; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Lisa Yocum.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 24, 2019, at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home. Burial will follow in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday, May 23, 2019, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Baxter’s Bunch of the Masonic Home of Shelbyville in care of the funeral home.

Michael Wilhelm

Michael Wilhelm, 69, of Madison died Monday, May 20, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Arrangements will be announced by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.