Dirk Cheatham

Robert “Dirk” Cheatham, 64, of Madison, Indiana, died Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

He was born Jan. 20, 1955, in Madison to Robert “Buck” and Nancy Lou Slider Cheatham. He graduated from Madison High School and attended Indiana University. He was married to Nancy LaVerne Jester on March 24, 2000, in Carrollton, Kentucky. He was owner and operator of A-1 Heating and Air for more than 40 years and was a 45-year member of the Western Fire Company No. 3. He was also a member of the Madison Elk’s Lodge and the Sons of the American Legion. He loved animals, especially his dog Charlie, was an avid sports fan, primarily enjoying the Indiana University Hoosiers, Cincinnati Reds and the hydroplane races during the Madison Regatta. He loved to sit and talk about old times and enjoyed vacationing in Florida.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy; a sister, Lisa Liter of Madison; brothers Michael Cheatham and Kevin Cheatham, both of Madison; step-daughters Cheryl Hacker of Madison and Kim Ralston of Lexington, Indiana; a step-son, Shane Kuppler of St. Petersburg, Florida, five step-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Steven Wayne Cheatham.

Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service in Madison. Western Fire Company No. 3 will conduct a memorial service. Friends and family may call from 4 p.m. until time of service Wednesday at the funeral home.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Western Fire Company No. 3 in Madison. Contributions may be made at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes or at lytlewelty.com

Shirley Emanuel

Shirley Jane Emanuel, 90, of Hanover, Indiana, and formerly of Fulton, Missouri, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2019, at her home.

She was born June 9, 1929, in Odessa, Missouri, to William White and Lola White. She was married to Robert “Bob” Emanuel on Aug. 12, 1950 and they had four sons. She lived in Odessa until she and her husband moved to Fulton in 1961 and worked alongside her husband at Bob’s Shoe Repair until they sold the business. She was an excellent homemaker and very active with the Boy Scouts for nearly 20 years. Every child she encountered was loved and treated like her own, and many of the Boy Scouts considered her a second mother. She resided in the same house in Fulton for more than 50 years, loved her home and was famous for her beautiful Christmas decorations. After a stroke in 2015, she moved to Hanover to live with her son, Allen, and his wife, Linda. She loved to dress up and have her hair and nails done and always added a little bling. In June she celebrated her 90th birthday with a party surrounded by many family members and friends.

Survivors include her sons, Donald D. Emanuel and Allen W. Emanuel, both of Hanover, and Dennis R. Emanuel of Fulton; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a beloved niece, Joyce Hoffman of Odessa, with whom she shared a very special bond.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, William “Will” Emanuel; a brother, John L. White; and two sisters, Vera Gully and Mary Wakeman.

Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, at the Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton with burial beside her husband at Hillcrest Cemetery there. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22.

Memorial donations are suggested to American Heart Association or American Diabetes Foundation, c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Boulevard, Fulton, MO 65251.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.maupinfuneralhome.com

Garry Forwood

Garry W. Forwood, 72, of Rising Sun, Indiana, and formerly of Vevay, Indiana, died Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, at his home. Arrangements are pending at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.

Paul Frazee

Paul Frazee, 74, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, at Four Seasons Retirement Center in Columbus, Indiana. Arrangements are pending at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service in Madison, Indiana.

Donna Hawkins

Donna Michelle Hawkins, 51, of Madison, Indiana, died Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

She was born Dec. 27, 1967, in Madison, to Harry Wallis and Mary Helen Price Hawkins. She grew up on the family farm near Canaan and was baptized at the North Madison Church of Christ at the age of 13. She was a 1986 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School and participated in the Show Choir and Drama Club. She attended the Versailles Vocational School and received her certificate in cosmetology. She enjoyed being in the Girls Club and the trips they took. She was a licensed beautician and cosmetologist and had worked at many hair salons in Madison and most recently at Fiesta. She served as the hairdresser for the motion picture, “Madison.” She loved music, her animals and socializing with friends and family and was an avid Dale Earnhardt Sr. fan who loved to watch NASCAR.

Survivors include her father, Harry Wallis Hawkins and step-mother, Carolyn, of Madison; sons Jadiah T.L. Duncan of Madison and Michael Garlinghouse, stationed in Gulf Port, Louisiana; her daughters, Jasmin A.N. Holder and Eva Garlinghouse, both of Madison; a brother, Troy W. Hawkins of Madison, seven grandchildren and several aunts and uncles, cousins and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her mother.

Funeral services are 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison with interment to follow in the Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison. Friends may visit from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from noon until time of service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jefferson County Animal Shelter or the North Madison Church of Christ. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Jessie Henley

Jessie Frances Stucker Henley, 89, of Madison, Indiana, and formerly of Hanover, Indiana, died Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, in Madison.

She was born July 7, 1930, in Saluda, Indiana, to Forest Lewis “Mike” and Merida Bell “Beet” Hall Stucker. She grew up in Paynesville, Indiana, on the family farm and helped wherever needed. She graduated from Saluda High School in 1949, grew up in the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and was later baptized on Feb. 1, 1959, at the Church of Christ in Brandon, Florida.

On June 3, 1950, she was married to Seaman First Class Clarence Edward Henley in Madison, and they had five children. The family lived near Tampa, Florida, for nine years before returning to Jefferson County. She was a devoted wife, homemaker, mom and grandma. She loved to work in her garden, watch her hummingbirds, play with her animals, crochet, watch the grandchildren, play cards, canasta and Chinese checkers and was an avid IU fan. She was devoted to her alma mater at Saluda High School and always attended the alumni celebrations. In her later years she enjoyed texting family members and watching “Blue Bloods” on television.

Survivors include her daughters, Joyce Anne Henley Adams of Kent, Indiana, and Kathy Sue Henley Jones and Karen Jean Henley Ault, both of Madison; her sons, Edward Lewis Henley of Dupont, Indiana, and Ricky Joe Henley of Madison; and 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, five great-great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 58 years; a grandson, Michael Lynn Clemons; a great grandson, Michael Alexander Richey; brothers Lee Stucker and William A. Stucker; and sisters, Louise Stucker Korte and Betty Jane Korte.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison with interment to follow in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison. Friends may visit Thursday from 11 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Saluda High School Alumni. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Geraldine Humphrey

Geraldine Banta Humphrey, 90, of Madison, Indiana, died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 at her home in Madison.

She was born Jan. 7, 1929 in Switzerland County, Indiana, to Chester and Edith Florence Brindley Banta. She was a 1946 graduate of Vevay High School and was married to Charles Samuel Humphrey on Nov. 28, 1947 in Madison. They had two daughtersa and she worked early in her life at the U.S. Shoe Factory for five years and later as a housekeeper and maid at both the Key West Shrimp House and Hanover College. She was a member of the West Madison United Methodist Church and enjoyed sewing, rug-making and spending time with her family.

Survivors include her husband of 72 years; daughters Suetta Zimmerman and Sheila Crum, both of Madison; a sister, Stella Mae Peters of near East Enterprise, Indiana; and four grandchildren, 11-great grandchildren, one great-great granddaughter and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Graham E. Banta, Loren Albert Banta, Everett Ray “Dutch” Banta and Paul V. Banta, and sisters Wilma Nadene Bramier and Pauline Marie Lewis.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel, in Madison, with interment to follow in cemetery there. Friends may visit Monday from 2 p.m. until the time of service at the chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Maj. Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion Honor Guard or the Kosair Children’s Hospital. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover. Online condolences. www.morgan-nay.com

Marjorie Manley

Marjorie R. Pommerehn Deputy Manley, 92, of Orlando, Florida, died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 at her home.

She was born in Madison, Indiana, June 17, 1927 to Fred and Ruth Pommerehn. She married Robert J. Deputy in 1948 and they had a daughter. She was a devoted Baptist and baptized at the North Madison Baptist Church in 1940. She loved music and enjoyed playing the piano at home and church as well as reading and writing poetry.

Surviveors include her husband, James N. Manley; a daughter, Kathryn R. Deputy Frederic; a sister, Mary V. Washburn and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Robert J. Deputy, and family members Eleanor Pommerehn Moore, William Pommerehn and Kyna Washburn.

Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 at Fairmount Cemeteryv in Madison, Indiana. Online condolences can be made at www.morgan-nay.com

Daniel Starker

Daniel “Danny” Starker, 72, of Rising Sun, Indiana, died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, at his daughter’s residence in Patriot, Indiana.

He was born June 24, 1947, in Milan, Indiana, to Gerald R. Starker and Leona Mefford Starker Bruestle. He grew up in Aurora, Indiana, and Lawrenceburg, Indiana, where he attended school. He was inducted into the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged. He was a jack of all trades and enjoyed woodworking and carpentry. He often never knew what he would be doing from week to week but was always working on something and he always did what he wanted to do, even if you didn’t always agree with him. He enjoyed race cars, dirt track racing and attending the Lawrenceburg Speedway. He was a member of the Dillsboro American Legion Post No. 29 and a former member of the Vevay American Legion Post No. 185, Vevay VFW Post No. 5396 and Aurora American Legion Post No. 241. He was also a former member of the Aurora Moose Lodge Chapter No. 1908, a member of the Ludlow Hill Baptist Church and he attended the Bible Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg. He will be deeply missed by his loving family and friends.

Survivors include his daughters, Danielle Hutchinson and Lynana Scudder, both of Patriot; his sisters, Lavonne Wilson of Independence, Kentucky, and Sharon Adams of Aurora; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and his nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Joan Franks, and two brothers, David and Donald Starker.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay, with interment and full military honors conducted by the Vevay American Legion Post No. 185 and the Vevay VFW Post No. 5396 honor guards at the Eastview Cemetery in Patriot. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of service Thursday, Nov. 21 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Daniel “Danny” Starker Memorial Fund c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com