Pauline Cook

Pauline Cook, 81, of North Vernon, Indiana, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 at her home.

She was born Feb. 21, 1937, in Seymour, Indiana, the daughter of Paul Samuel and Opal Beatty O’Neal. She graduated from high school, worked for the Social Security Office and for Stonebelt, both in Columbus, and later retired from public relations. She was a member of Corinthian Baptist Church in North Vernon. She enjoyed fishing, bowling, mowing, flower gardening and the outdoors, but most of all she loved family time.

She is survived by one son, Greg Cook of Butlerville, Indiana; one daughter, Radena Cook of North Vernon; two sisters, Lenora Horaitis of Los Angeles, Caifornia, and Agnes O’Neal of Grand Rapids, Michigan; one grandchild; one great-grandchild; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Lincoln “Bun” Cook; one son, Paul Butch Cook; one sister, Dorothy Phillips; and two brothers, Marvin Peck and Bobby O’Neal.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon. Burial will be in Vernon Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Monday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Tuesday one hour before service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Kidney Foundation or to ARC, the Stonebelt organization for the mentally challenged.

Bill Davis

William Lamon “Bill” Davis, 84, of Hanover died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at River Terrace Health Campus.

He was born August 13, 1934, in New Harmony, Indiana, the son of Renzo and Pauline Marie Phelps Davis Reinitz. His father died when he was 13 and he was raised by his stepfather, William Frederick Reinitz. He was a 1952 graduate of New Harmony High School. He worked early in life at various jobs and then for Agri-co Chemical Company in Mt. Vernon, Indiana. In 1970 he began a career with Gust K. Newberg Construction at the Uniontown Dam, working his way to a superintendent post before retiring on June 30, 1986. He and his wife, Jonnie, had lived in Jefferson County since 1978 and had met and maintained several friends. He attended Hanover United Methodist Church. He loved fishing, making lures, gardening, making rag rugs, reading and was devoted to IU sports. But most of all Bill was a devoted husband, loving dad, and adoring grandpa. He was excited about the upcoming birth of his third great-granddaughter.

He is survived by his wife, Jonnie Lee Cleveland Davis of Hanover, whom he married June 16, 1953; one son, William Dale Davis of Greendale, Indiana; two daughters, Jane Marie Davis Miller of Zionsville, Indiana, and Jody Lynn Davis Woods of Schererville, Indiana; four grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his stepfather; and one half-brother, Reedis Dale Reinitz.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 1 p.m. until the service.

There will be a graveside service at 2 p.m. Thursday at Poseyville Cemetery in Poseyville, Indiana.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Hanover United Methodist Church, IU Foundation or the New Harmony High School. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Marvin Driver Sr.

Marvin Leroy Driver Sr., 75, of North Vernon, Indiana, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at his home.

He was born August 5, 1943, in Jennings County, Indiana, the son of George and Carrie Holton Driver. He retired from Martinrea after 44 years. He had been a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #122 in Seymour and had served as a foster parent for several years. He enjoyed bluegrass music, playing guitar and sitting on his porch.

He is survived by his companion, Tina Ritchie of North Vernon; four daughters, Margie Uebel and Shelia Bannister, both of North Vernon, Carrie Smitha of Madison and Pamela Gress of Cross Plains; adopted sons, Nick Driver of Seymour and D. “Henry” Sarver of North Vernon; adopted daughter, Shelby Walp of North Vernon; 13 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Amburgey; one son, Marvin Leroy Driver Jr.; three sisters, Opal Dobson, Luella Allman and Ruth Hamilton; one brother, Donald Driver; two half-brothers, Willard, George and Fred Driver; and one grandson.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral & Cremation Services. Burial will be in Baldwin Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Tuesday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hospice made through the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at sawyerfuneralservice.com

William Evans

William Lee Evans, 51, of Madison died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at his home. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.

Ronnie Hall

Ronnie Joe Hall, 54, of Lexington, Indiana, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at his home.

He was born Sept. 30, 1964, in Indianapolis, the son of Jerry F. Hall and Marcia L. Lynch Hall. He was a truck driver and delivered heating oil for Jacobi Oil Company, formerly Lexington Oil Company in Lexington, where he worked for more than 30 years. He delivered heating oil in the Madison, Salem and Crothersville areas. He graduated form Scottsburg High School and attended Lexington Presbyterian Church. He was a member of the English Lodge # 622 F & AM in Lexington, former member of the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department, loved driving Enduro race cars and watching NASCAR.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara J. Wagers Hall; one daughter, Caitlyn Louise Hall of Lexington; four stepsons, George and Chris Boyle, both of Scottsburg, Jeremey York of Murray, Kentucky, and Joshua York of Lexington; one brother, Jerry Hall of Charlestown, Indiana; two aunts, Katie Madden of Lexington and Marian Gray of Scottsburg; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Sherri Elaine Richie Hall; and his parents.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Burial will follow in Lexington Cemetery.

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

Online condolences can be sent at collinsfuneralhome.net

David Pepper Sr.

David F. Pepper Sr., 68, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at his home.

He was born Sept. 22, 1950, in Ewing, Fleming County, Kentucky, the son of Clarence Robert Pepper and Violet Marie Fields Pepper. He was retired from the State Highway Department as an assistant foreman and was a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of Carrollton Wesleyan Church.

He is survived by his wife, Deborah S. Tumey Pepper of Carrollton; two sons, David Pepper Jr. of Carrollton and Gordon Pepper of Ewing, Kentucky; one sister, Freda Waggner of Dayton, Ohio; one granddaughter; and one great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Clarence Robert “Bobby” Pepper.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Carrollton Wesleyan Church.

Visitation will be at the church Monday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.

There will be a graveside service at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Elizaville Cemetery in Ewing, Kentucky.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Maysville Wesleyan Campground in care of the funeral home.

Charles Smith

Charles Wesley Smith, 87, of Madison died Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville, Indiana.

He was born Jan. 23, 1931, in Madison, the son of Wesley and Virginia Burkhardt Smith. He went to St. Mary’s elementary school and graduated from Madison High School in 1949. He served in the National Guard from June 1948 until June 1951. He was then drafted into the U.S. Army and served as a medic in the Korean War from 1953 to 1955, when he received an honorable discharge. He attended Xavier University from 1951 to 1953 and worked for EI Dupont in Clarksville as a chemical technician from 1955 to 1957. He worked in sales at Meese Inc. from 1957 to 1974. He then worked at the Jefferson Proving Ground as a Plans Officer until his retirement in 1992. He was a Boy Scout in troop #19 at St. Mary’s Catholic School in 1943 and became an Eagle Scout in 1946. He earned the honorable Silver Beaver Award in 1978. When his son Mark wanted to join the Cub Scout pack at Pope John Elementary School, and there wasn’t a Scout leader, he became the Cub Master of Pack #19. He stayed as Cub Master through his sons Mark, John David and Keith, and helped them and many other boys complete the program. He then followed them into the Boy Scout Troop #721. He became the leader of the troop, and worked with his own sons and many other boys to become Eagle Scouts, the highest award in Scouting. When he was discharged from the U.S. Army, he bought a plot of land on which he planned and built the home in which he and his wife raised their family and lived for 61 years. He was known for his talent, which included carving a huge rose in a piece of wood for a coffee table for his mother and using the same pattern to make his wife a wall hanging. He took classes at Madison High School at night to learn to paint, and painted beautiful pictures. He built a dark oom in his basement and printed his own photographs. For many years, he and his wife set up at local festivals as The Rock Smith’s, selling rocks, minerals, fossils and jewelry with semiprecious stones. He loved to garden, study geology and was dedicated to his family.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Winkel Smith of Madison; two daughters, Jean Marie Skirvin and Donna Hamilton, both of Madison; three sons, Mark Alan Smith of Washington D. C., John David Smith of Greenwood, Indiana, and Keith Patrick Smith of Maineville, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Carol “MeMe” Ann Smith Kloss-Hardy; and one infant sister, Helen Marie Smith.

Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Full military honors will be conducted at the cemetery chapel.

Visitation will be at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Tuesday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m until 10:30 a.m.

The rosary will be Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Breast Cancer Research. Cards are available at the funeral homes and the church.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Donald Tomlinson

Donald W. Tomlinson, 73, of Bedford, Kentucky, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. Funeral arrangements are pending at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford.