Devin Bickers

Devin Scott Bickers, 24, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Sunday, May 5, 2019, in Glendale, Kentucky, from injuries sustained in an auto accident.

He was born April 21, 1995, in Jefferson County, Kentucky, to Kevin and Marla Couch Bickers. He was employed by Paul’s Tire Center in Prestonville, Kentucky, in automotive mechanical work. He was a 2013 graduate of Carroll County High School.

He is survived by his parents; two brothers, Josh and Dakota Bickers of Carrollton; one sister, Mallary Bickers of Carrollton; three nephews and two nieces.

Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Family Worship Center in Carrollton.

Visitation will be at the worship center Thursday from 5 p.m. until the service.

Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral home in Carrollton is in charge of arrangements.



William Henderson

William Charles “Bill” Henderson, 75, of Worthville, Kentucky, died Saturday, May 4, 2019, at the Robley Rex VA Center in Louisville.

He was born Oct. 29, 1944, in San Diego, California, to William Charles Henderson and Joann Lylian Hardman Henderson Zwerling. He had retired from Belterra Casino and Resorts as a Pit Manager. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Era. He attended Relevant Church in Carrollton and enjoyed golfing, fishing and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Leona Mae Beach Henderson of Worthville; one son, Anthony Henderson of Vevay; five stepdaughters, Cerrie Egerton of Bedford, Kentucky, Shelli Radcliff and Kattie Lee Rowlett and Marquetta Tankersley, all of Madison, and Delora Moskowitz of New Albany, Indiana; two sisters, Monnie McCarty of Houston, and Cheryl Rose of Denver; 10 step-grandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton. Burial will take place in New Bethel Cemetery in Verona, Kentucky.

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



Chris Mattern

Chris Mattern, 38, of Milton, Kentucky, died Saturday, May 4, 2019, in Milton.

He was born April 5, 1981, in Chicago, to William Henry and Rosemary Claire Kramp Mattern. He graduated from Highland Park, Illinois, High School in 1999 and from the Kelly School of Business at Indiana University. He was the second shift plant manager at Madison Precision Products. He was raised catholic and was a certified trainer in The Zero Suicide Initiative, which is a part of the Healthy Communities Initiative at the KDH Foundation. He was also a member of the Rotary Club, where he worked with the “I Like Me” book program. He loved playing guitar, was a fan of the Ramones, collected vinyl records of his favorite bands and enjoyed writing.

He is survived by one sister, Kelly Mattern of Milton; one nephew; one niece; and one great-niece.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Friday from 4 p.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Chris Mattern Memorial Fund. Contributions may be made at any of the funeral home locations.



Marjorie McCloud

Marjorie Ruth McCloud, 76, of Lawrenceburg, Indiana, died Thursday, May 2, 2019.

She was born May 22, 1942, in Bear Branch, Indiana, to Leroy and Ruth Teke Carpenter.

She was a member of the First United Church of Christ in Rising Sun, Indiana, and Thatcher Retirees Club. She worked as a supervisor at Anchor Glass.

She is survived by her son, Dean McCloud of Dillsboro, Indiana; special friend / partner, Cliff Bushorn of Lawrenceburg, Indiana; a sister, Mary Elizabeth Howard of Madison, Indiana; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gordon McCloud; a sister, Jean Reamer, and a brother, Don Carpenter.

Visitation was Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Fitch-Denney Funeral Home. Funeral services were Monday, May 6, 2019. Interment followed in the Riverview Cemetery, Aurora, Indiana.

Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.



Lillie Messer

Lillie Beatrice “Bea” Messer, 60, died unexpectedly Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati.

She was born on June 16, 1958, in Madison, Indiana, to Robert Chatham and Lillie Cole. She worked at Ameripride Uniform Services in Florence, Kentucky. She was a member of the Ryker’s Ridge Baptist Church for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, Tim Messer; four daughters, Dianna Davis, Amanda Ambos, Misty Bautista, and Brandi Chatham; her father, Robert Chatham; two brothers, Robert Chatham and Bobby Darrell Chatham; a sister, Caroline Hamilton; three step-children, Bernadette Messer, Sherry Messer and T.J. Messer; 19 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Scott Chatham; her mother, Lillie Cole; and one brother David Chatham.

A celebration of life will be conducted at Ryker’s Ridge Baptist Church at 1 p.m. on May 11, 2019. Any donations can be made to Brandi Chatham or Dianna Davis for Bea.



Billy Raisor

Billy Joe Raisor, 88, of Sanders, Kentucky, died Saturday, May 4, 2019, at his home.

He was born April 14, 1931, in Sanders, to Luther and Kathryn Lewis Raisor. He had farmed all his life and was vital in seeing the family farm grow in size, now in its 5th generation. He loved to ride his tractor whenever he could and spend time with his grandchildren. He loved to build barns and fences. He was a member of Whites Run Baptist Church and he had also been a member and Elder of the former Whites Run Christian Church. He and his wife had been very active in the Happy Hills Christian Camp for several years.

He is survived by one son, Joe Carroll Raisor of Sanders; one daughter, Cindy Raisor Mears of Carolina Beach, North Carolina; one sister, Julia Raisor Stewart of Louisville; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Julia Raisor, who died Jan. 1, 2019; and his parents.

There will be a memorial service at 1 p.m. Saturday at Whites Run Baptist Church.

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

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Whites Run Baptist Church in care of the funeral home.

Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Kentucky, is in charge of arrangements.



Cheryl Thompson

Cheryl H. Seaver Thompson, 71, of Madison, Indiana, died Monday, May 6, 2019, at the Hosparus Inpatient Unit of Norton Pavilion in Louisville.

She was born Dec. 16, l947, in Madison, to John and Velta Davidson Seaver. She was a lifelong resident of Madison and graduated from Madison Consolidated High School in l965. She retired from Madison State Hospital as a psychiatric attendant after 28 years of service. She was a member of First Baptist Church. She enjoyed animal rescue, traveling the world, and gambling. She was a devoted mom and grandma and cherished her time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by a son, Larry Thompson Jr. of Lexington, Indiana; a daughter, Jennifer Thompson Kieser of Madison; two grandchildren; one sister, Holly Melton; one brother, Carlyle Seavers of Florida; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her step-mother, Evelyn Seaver.

Her request was to be cremated with no services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Cards are available at the Morgan-Nay Funeral Centres. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com