Johnny Burns

Johnny K. Burns, 49, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at the Carroll County Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending with the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton.

Xavier Gibson

Xavier Allen Gibson died prematurely after his birth Oct. 17, 2017, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Indiana.

He was the son of Carol Lou Johnson and Damian Gibson of Deputy, Indiana. His mommy and daddy were so looking forward to their little baby boy coming to bless their home.

He is survived by his parents; his maternal grandparents, Irene and Johnny Johnson of Deputy; his paternal grandparents, Krista and Jason Clifton of Madison; his paternal great-grandparents, Richard and Mary Gourley of Madison, and numerous aunts, uncles, great-aunts, great-uncles, cousins and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Carol Sue Applegate Johnson, Raymond Johnson, Patty and Joe Johnson and Priscilla Scott.

A private graveside service was Sunday at the Spurgeon Cemetery near Austin, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Judes. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover. Online condolences,

Donald Henry

Donald Allen Henry, 68, of Greenwood, Indiana, formerly of Hanover, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis.

He was born Jan. 9, 1951, in Scottsburg, Indiana, to Uffie C. and Margaret Nicholas Henry. He grew up in Hanover, Indiana, and was a graduate of Southwestern High School. He was inducted into the U.S. Army April 5, 1971, in Louisville and rose to the rate of Specialist Four serving during the Vietnam War in the First Armored Division. He was honorably discharged March 28, 1974, from Fort Dix, New Jersey, receiving the National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He remained in the Reserves and was discharged March 7, 1977. He moved from Hanover in 1971 and had lived in Greenwood, Indiana. He had worked as a metalist for Amtrak Railroad. He had served as president and chairman of the Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association Local 179.

He is survived by his son, Nicholas Henry of Scottsburg; his mother, Margaret Nicholas Henry Robinson of Madison; one sister, Susan Thevenow of Madison; two brothers, Charles Henry of Madison and Tom Henry of Jeffersonville, Indiana; three grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father, Uffie C. Henry, his wife, Carolyn R. Wagner Henry, his son, Christopher Henry, and his brother, William Douglas Henry.

His wishes were to be cremated with no public service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s charity of choice. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover. Online condolences,

Mary Jones

Mary Catherine Behr Jones, 80, of Santa Rosa, California, died Nov. 2, 2019, at home there.

She was born Feb. 5, 1939 in North Madison, Indiana, to Frank and Catherine Behr. She graduated from Shawe Memorial High and moved to Santa Rosa in 1963. She was a stay-at-home mom before beginning her second career as sales associate of more than 30 years with Sears and Roebuck Company. A long time parishioner of Saint Rose Church in Santa Rosa, faith and family were everything to her. Her home was open to all and was the place where all her children’s friends would gather. She was proud of her children and their accomplishments and she was their greatest cheerleader. Her favorite moments were times spent with them and her grandchildren at sporting events, recitals and family celebrations. She had a quick wit and had many humorous sayings. One of her favorites about her children was: “I wouldn’t sell any of you for a million dollars. And I wouldn’t pay a nickel for another one just like ya.” She was a great dancer and always loved a good bargain.

Survivors include three daughters, Kelly Clapper, Drue Rostel and Gail DeBonis, all of California; a sister, Marjorie Calvert, of Madison, Indiana; the father of her children, David N. Jones, of California, and seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, David “Rocky” Jones; and sisters, Roseann Schlick, Marie Hoskins and Helen Bennett.

Funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. PDT Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at Calvary Chapel in Santa Rosa with burial to follow at the Calvary Chapel Cemetery there.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to a charity of your choice. Arrangements by Daniels Chapel of the Roses in Santa Rose.

Idalou Mahoney

Idalou Vernie Suratt Graham Mahoney, 97, of Madison, Indiana, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at the Water’s of Clifty Falls in Madison.

She was born on Nov. 25, 1921 in Burkesville, Kentucky, to William Weston “J.W.” and Ida Elizabeth Hudson Suratt. She was raised in Glasgow, Kentucky, and moved to Madison in the early 1940’s. She was united in marriage to Herman Ernest Graham in 1937 and they had six children. In 1968 she was married to Elgene Whitsell “Doc” Mahoney and they had three children. She worked several years as a maid for the Hillside Inn and retired after 25 years with the U.S. Shoe Corporation. She was of the pentecostal faith and enjoyed listening to Elvis, watching white doves and butterflies and she liked to sew.

Survivors include her daughters, Helen Carter and Virginia Newman, both of Madison, and Patsy Jones of Kentucky; her sons, Gary Mahoney of Louisville, Robert Graham of Pennsylvania and James Graham of Madison and several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchilden.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Elgene Whitsell “Doc” Mahoney in 2001; three brothers, Willie, Harvey and Carlie Suratt; a sister Pearl; a daughter, Audrey Jean Mahoney in 2014; and her sons Arnold Graham and Ernie Graham.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, at 1 p.m at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment will follow in the Mahoney Family Cemetery in Bedford, Kentucky.

Friends may visit Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s favorite charity. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover. Online condolences,

Rodney Marshall

Rodney Allen Marshall, 34, of Madison, Indiana, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at his parents’ home near Madison.

He was born Nov. 6 1985, in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. He was the loving son of Stephen E. and Beth Dryden Marshall. He spent his early years in foster care in Lawrenceburg, Rising Sun and Scott County, Indiana. He arrived with his brother, Kenny, to his forever home July 7, 1989, when his mom and dad adopted him. He was baptized and a member early in his life at the Kent Christian Church and was home-schooled. Later in life he attended several area churches. He loved and enjoyed life, always had a smile on his face and would give the shirt off his back and the shoes off his feet to anyone. He was blessed with a daughter from a previous marriage. In 2011 he was united in marriage to Teresa Sanders. As a child he was a happy, fun-loving kid who enjoyed Little League, 4-H, hunting and volunteering at King’s Daughters’ Hospital. As an older adult he loved fishing, hiking, being with his family and friends. He had worked early in life as a farm laborer and at pallet companies and sawmills. He had most recently worked for Taco Bell in food prep for about five years. He was diagnosed three years ago with melanoma and fought a courageous battle against the disease.

He is survived by his parents, Steve and Beth Marshall of Madison; his wife, Teresa Marshall of Lexington, Kentucky; his daughter, Catherine Marshall of Scott County, Indiana; his step-children, Joshua Davis, Michael Lee Combs and Hannah Stephenson; his sister, Charity Smolarczyk of Madison; his brother, Kenny Marshall of Madison, and several aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Leslie and Kathleen Marshall, Elmer Reece Dryden, Martha Robertson Dryden Carlock, and Douglas N. Carlock, and his brother, Jacob E. Marshall.

Funeral services will be private at the Kent Christian Church. Interment will be at a later date in the Grandview Memorial Gardens, near Madison.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, House of Hope or Amedysis Hospice. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover. Online condolences,

Fred Patrick Jr.

Fred Layman Patrick Jr., 73, of Vevay, Indiana, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Indiana.

He was born Jan. 26, 1946, in Harrison, Ohio, to Fred Layman Patrick Sr. and Georgia May Lewis Patrick. He grew up in Harrison, Ohio, where he attended high school. He was inducted into the U.S. Army Sept. 6, 1967, in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. He received the National Defense Service Medal and was honorably discharged with the rank of Private First Class Oct. 4, 1968, at Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indianapolis. He was a truck driver for various trucking companies for 50 years. He was employed at Highway Transport in Florence, Kentucky. He was a former member of the Switzerland Masonic Lodge No. 122 F&AM. He will be remembered for his strong work ethic and how he enjoyed tending to his pool and mowing his yard.

He is survived by his wife, Violet Fultz Patrick of Vevay; his children, Dan Patrick of Elyria, Ohio, Leah Patrick of Indiana, Tony Fultz of Midville, Georgia, Tammy Patrick of Vevay, Fred Patrick of Vevay, and Marie Brenneman of Sunman; one sister, Diane Snyder of New Trenton, Indiana; two brothers, Ray Patrick of West Chester, Ohio, and Larry Patrick of Delhi, Ohio; 19-grandchildren; several-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Shirley Mae Fultz.

There are no services at this time.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Keeping Pace Cancer Fund c/o CFSCI. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at

Renny Rieman

Renny Lee Rieman, 69, of Madison, Indiana, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at Baptist Health-Floyd in New Albany, Indiana. Arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.

Billy Robbins

Billy Joe Robbins, 84, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at the Signature Healthcare of Carrollton. Arrangements are pending with Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton.

Jonell VanDam

Jonell Marie VanDam, 79, of Rocheport, Missouri, died Nov. 6, 2019, at her home.

She was born Sept. 17, 1940, in Madison, Indiana, to Lewis B. and Emily Willis. She had a long career as the secretary of the Music Department at the University of Central Missouri where she enjoyed working for an outstanding group of faculty and staff. She was actively involved at Grover Park Baptist Church in Warrensburg, Missouri, for more than 30 years and had continued her church involvement at Open Door Baptist Church in Columbia, Missouri for the past 15 years. In her spare time, she enjoyed going for walks, watching Cardinal baseball, traveling with her sister, spending time with her family and making quilts for others. She was a member of the Threaded Hearts Quilting group at Compass Church and enjoyed and cherished her time with her Threaded Hearts Sisters.

Survivors include two daughters, Ronda Wickham and Rebecca Campbell; one sister, Elaine Long; one brother, Terry Willis; five grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter.

She married Ron VanDam in1964 in Milton, Kentucky, and they had 50 years together before he preceded her in death July 26, 2014.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at Open Door Baptist Church in Columbia, Missouri. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to UCM foundation: Dr. Ronald VanDam Student Athletic Training Scholarship, PO Box 800, Smiser Alumni Center, Warrensburg, Missouri 64093 or Open Door Baptist church, 4838 East Meadow Lark Lane, Columbia, Missouri 65201.