Carolyn Gibson

Carolyn Sue Gibson, 76, of Madison, Indiana, died Saturday, May 4, 2019, at The Waters of Clifty Falls.

She was born Jan. 15, 1943, in Scott County, Indiana, to William R. “Billy Bob” and Wilma Jean Means Conover. She worked 11 years as a nursing assistant at Westminster in Clarksville, Indiana, and earlier at Grote Industries.

She is survived by two daughters, Pamela Luckett Sutter of Hanover, Indiana, and Jama Sue Gibson of Louisville; two brothers, Lloyd “Johnny” Conover and Michael Conover, both of Lexington, Indiana; one sister, Janice Spillman of Madison; four stepdaughters, Sheila Gibson of Hanover, Julienne Gibson, Laura Sadler and Stephanie Humes, all of Madison; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Jeffrey Luckett; her parents. one sister, Donna Jean Hash; and one granddaughter.

Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Friday, May 2019, at New Bethel Church in Lexington, Indiana.

Visitation will be at the church Friday from 5 p.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Colon Cancer Foundation. Contributions may be made at the church or any of the funeral home locations.

Online condolences can be sent at lytlewelty.com

William Henderson

William Charles “Bill” Henderson, 74, of Worthville, Kentucky, died Saturday, May 4, 2019, at the Robley Rex VA Medical Center in Louisville.

Arrangements are pending with the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Kentucky.

Ruth Hyatt

Ruth Ann Shadday Hyatt, 91, of Kalispell, Montana, formerly of Madison, died Saturday, June 30, 2018, at her apartment at WelLife Assisted Living in Kalispell, where she had lived for the last four-and-a-half years.

She was born July 28, 1926, in Switzerland County. She lived in Madison for several years. She worked as a cook at E.O. Muncie Elementary School for 30-plus years before she and her husband retired. They moved to Lake Placid, Florida. In 2013, she moved to Montana, where she flourished being closer to family.

She is survived by one daughter, Sue Ann Hyatt of Kalispell, Montana; one son, John Wayne Hyatt of San Ramon, California; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Hyatt.

There will be a celebration of life at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Hebron Cemetery with burial to follow.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to donor’s favorite charity. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Marietta Lester

Marietta Mae Bennett Lester, 88, of Hanover, formerly of Switzerland County, died Saturday, May 4, 2019, at Thornton Terrace Health Campus.

She was born July 22, 1930, in Switzerland County, to Clarence W. and Hazel Marie Froman Bennett. She grew up in Switzerland County, where she attended the Florence School. In 1966, she worked on the assembly line for Randall’s Textron in Vevay, retiring in 1991, after 25 years of service. She was a member of East Enterprise United Methodist Church in East Enterprise, Indiana. She lived all her life in the Switzerland County community until 2013 when she moved to Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover. She enjoyed working word search puzzles, cooking, spending time with her grandchildren and collecting Pillsbury Dough Boys.

She is survived by three sons, Charles L. Lester of Greendale, Indiana, Denver L. Lester of Dawson, Georgia, and Roger D. Lester of Madison; one brother, Gary L. Bennett of Bennington, Indiana; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Leon Lester; her parents; her stepmother, Lena G. Wells Bennett; and four brothers, Gerald Bennett, Stanley H. Bennett, William Copeland “Bill” Bennett Sr. and Dealton “Dee” Froman Bennett.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will follow in Vevay Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Switzerland County Emergency Response Unit or Thornton Terrace Health Campus. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at haskellandmorrison.com

Chris Mattern

Chris Mattern, 38, of Milton, Kentucky, died Saturday, May 4, 2019, in Madison. Arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Main Street Chapel or at www.lytlewelty.com

Beth Mead

Beth A. Mead, 94, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at her residence.

She was born August 28, 1924, in St. John, Michigan, to Earl W. and Beatrice KeenerWagoner. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by a daughter, Lisa Mead, of Carrollton; two grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Don Mead, and a daughter, Kathy Rathburn.

All services were private.

Arrangements have been entrusted with the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton.

William Prime

William George Prime, 81, of Madison died Friday, April 19, 2019.

He was born May 13, 1937, in Bedford, Indiana, to George and Elizabeth Prime. He spent his youth in Paoli, Indianapolis, and Seymour, Indiana. His ties to Jefferson County started at Hanover College, from which he graduated in 1959 as a letterman and member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He served as a Medical Specialist in the Army Reserve, stationed in San Antonio, Texas. He continued a long-standing Prime family tradition by obtaining a law degree at Indiana University in Bloomington. Before coming to Madison, he completed a term as Deputy Attorney General for the State of Indiana. He maintained an active law practice until his passing and deeply valued the relationships he established and maintained with his clients and their families throughout the years. He served on the boards of both the Indiana Historical Society and the Madison Port Authority and was a member of the Presbyterian Church. He was an active reader and armchair philosopher, both at home and at the old Elks Club lunchtime roundtable. He enjoyed playing golf, spending time with family and traveling by train.

He is survived by his wife, Christine Snyder Prime; his children, Eric William of Bargersville, Indiana, Jamison and Jennifer, both of Washington, D.C.; four grandchildren; and one niece and nephew.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Morton.

There will be a memorial service at 2 p.m. Friday at Hanover Presbyterian Church.

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

A private family committal ceremony was earlier in Hanover Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to a charity of choice that promotes values that were important to Bill: history, environmental stewardship and social justice.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Billy Raisor

Billy Joe Raisor, 88, of Sanders, Kentucky, died Saturday, May 4, 2019 at his residence. Arrangements are pending with the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Kentucky.

Mareta Rose

Mareta Aldean Pickett Rose, 99, of Vevay, Indiana, died Friday, May 3, 2019, at her residence.

She was born August 10, 1919, in Switzerland County, Indiana, to Clovis and Tempest Sanders Pickett. She grew up in Switzerland County where she was a 1937 graduate of Patriot High School. She was wonderful homemaker and cook and helped her husband on the family farm. She resided all of her life in Switzerland County and was a member of the Fairview Baptist Church.

She is survived by two sons, Larry Gene Rose and Terry Wayne Rose, both of Vevay; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Sammy Gurley Rose; a great-granddaughter, Lauren Marie Rose, and one sister, Falba Ray.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.

Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fairview Baptist Church.

Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com

Pamela Stephenson

Pamela “Pam” Kay Risinger Stephenson, 59, of Kent, Indiana, died unexpectedly Friday, May 3, 2019, at her home.

She was born August 28, 1959, in Dayton, Ohio, to Noah Denny and Ina Faye Combs Risinger. She lived in Ripley County, attended school in Milan and graduated in 1977 from South Ripley High School. She received a bachelors degree in education from Tennessee Temple in 1982. She completed student teaching in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and taught in the classroom at Faith Temple Christian School in Louisville from 1982 to 1988. She moved to Madison and taught at Grace Baptist from 1988 to 2009, then at Hope Baptist Academy from 2008 to 2016, and, since 2017, had taught at Scottsburg Christian Pre-School and Day-Care. She was a faithful member of the Grace Baptist Church and served wherever needed on any committee and as church clerk and Sunday school teacher. She enjoyed couponing and shopping and was devoted to her family and her church work. She was an awesome cook and hostess and loved to travel.

She is survived by her husband, Ronald Edward “Ron” Stephenson, of Kent; one daughter, Brianna Marie Stephenson of Kent; four sisters, Penny Risinger Jones of Madison, Indiana, Michelle Risinger Motz of Milan, Indiana, Sherri Risinger Brown of Troy, Ohio, Cari Risinger Waymire of Carlisle, Kentucky; a niece and several nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Brian Keith Risinger.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at 7 p.m. at the Grace Baptist Church in Madison. Committal services will be Thursday, May 9 at 11 a.m. at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel in Madison.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Grace Baptist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Grace Baptist Church.

Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres or the church. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Lois Wallace

Lois McClure Wallace, 82, of Madison, Indiana, died Friday, May 3, 2019, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

She was born March 8, 1937, in Turners Station, Kentucky, to Nathan and Mattie Mae Chilton McClure. She was raised in Turners Station and graduated from Henry County High School in 1955. She was employed by Conair in Carrollton in production for 17 years and also worked at the Thrifty Dollar Store in Madison as a clerk. In 1974 she and her husband opened Wallace Antiques in Madison and operated the store until 2007. She was a member of the Turners Station Baptist Church and had attended Calvary Baptist Church in Madison. She loved her dog, Molly, and was a devoted wife, mom, grandma and sister.

She is survived by her husband, John Robert Wallace, of Madison; two daughters, Jan Wallace Helton and Barbara Wallace Hatton, both of Madison; a son, Phillip Gene Wallace of Madison; three grandsons; one great-grandson, Robert Finn Helton; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters, Doris Miller — her twin sister, Aileen Hamilton, Cathleen Hopkins, and Velma Powers, and four brothers, Nathan, Eugene, Ralph and Kenneth McClure.

Arrangements are private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jefferson County Animal Shelter. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.

Online condolences may be sent to www.morgan-nay.com