Lucinda Armand

Lucinda “Rosie” Armand, 82, formerly of Commiskey, Indiana, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, Georgia.

She was born July 2, 1936, in Westport, Indiana, to John Cann and Marjorie “Ellen” (Small) Cann. She was a 1954 graduate of Sand Creek High School. She worked for many years as a head cook for Graham Creek Elementary in Commiskey. She was a member of Dupont Methodist Church. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, drawing and played the saxophone in her younger days.

Survivors include a son, Jacob Armand of Seymour; three daughters, Adora Lea Elliott of St. Louis, Missouri; Ellen Ruth Reid of Acworth, Georgia, and Cindy Jones of Butlerville; a brother, George Cann of Westport; a sister, Ruth Clarkson of Westport, and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband David Samuel Armand Sr. and her son David Samuel Armand Jr., her parents, and a sister, Mary Hampton.

Services will be at 12 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Service in North Vernon. Visitation will be Monday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until time of service. Burial will be in the Grandview Cemetery in Madison.

Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Alzheimer’s Association or the American Heart Association.

Katherine Bower

Katherine Mae Singer Bower, 64, of Madison, Indiana, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, at the Water’s of Clifty Falls. Arrangements will be announced by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive, Madison.

John Collier

John Richard Collier, 92, of Hanover, Indiana, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, at the Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover. Arrangements will be announced by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive, Madison.

Margie Gassert

Margie V. Gassert, 94, of Madison, Indiana, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018 at the home of her son in Tennessee. Arrangements will be announced by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.

Cleata Lyons

Cleata E. Lockridge Lyons, 87, of Madison, Indiana, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, at the Water’s of Clifty Falls in Madison.

She was born Sept, 11, l931 in Jefferson County, Indiana to Bernard and Freida Ritchie Lockridge. She was a lifelong resident of Jefferson County and attended school there. She was a member of the Pilgrim Holiness Church in downtown Madison. She was a homemaker, devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed cooking, reading and being with her children. Early in life she had worked at the Central State Hospital in Kentucky.

She is survived by three daughters, Patricia Consley of Madison, Beverly Lyons of Newburgh, Indiana and Debora Mitchell of Plainfield, Indiana; two sons, Dennis Lyons and James Allen Lyons of Madison; 14 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; one great -great-grandchild, and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband James William Lyons; a son, Donald Lee Lyons, two daughters, Nancy K. Lyons and Barbara J. Schermer; her parents, and a sister, Betty Dickerson.

Services will be Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at 4 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre — Hanover Chapel, 278 East Main Street, Hanover, Indiana. Interment will follow in Grandview Memorial Gardens, 9306 North U.S. 421 near Madison, Indiana.

Visitation will be Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre — Hanover Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pilgrim Holiness Church or the American Heart Association. Cards are available at the funeral homes. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Dorothy Morrison

Dorothy J. Evans Morrison, 91, of Hanover, Indiana, died Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, at Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover.

She was born Feb. 21, 1927, in Des Moines, Iowa to Earl and April Iris Watson Evans. She was raised in the Henryville/Otisco communities and was a 1943 graduate of Henryville High School. She worked in nursing for 20 years and had last worked for a doctor’s office in Whittier, California. She had worked at the Charlestown Ammunition Army Depot earlier in life. She was a faithful member of the First Christian Church in downtown Madison, Indiana, and had played in the hand bell choir. She was known for her kindness, beautiful smile and gentle manner. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, traveling, gardening, canning and being with her family. Dorothy enjoyed her time spent volunteering with RSVP.

She is survived by one daughter, Kathy Flores of Hanover; two sons, William David Morrison, Jr. of Kelso, Washington and Rick Lee Morrison Greenwood, Indiana; a step-daughter, Betty Lou Maddox of Madison; one sister, Amby Nash of Sellersburg, Indiana; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her father and mother; her husband of 55 years, William David Morrison; her husband of nine years, Louis David Owens Jr.; one son, Jerry Ray Morrison; one sister, Marla Bateson; and two brothers, Jimmy Evans and Billie Evans.

Services will be conducted Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at 2 p.m. at the First Christian Church, 512 West Main Street in Madison. Interment will follow in the Charlestown Cemetery in Charlestown, Indiana.

Visitation will be Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison and Saturday from 1 p.m. until the time of service at the First Christian Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church. Cards are available at the funeral homes. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Clarence Parker

Clarence Eugene “C.P.” Parker, 72, of Madison, Indiana, died Monday, Nov, 19, 2018, at the Norton Hospital in Louisville.

He was born Nov. 14, 1946 in Jefferson County, Indiana, to Thomas and Ruth Haviland Parker. He was a lifelong resident of Jefferson County and graduated from Madison Consolidated High School in l964. He was inducted into the United States Army on 1966 and rose to the rank of Specialist Five and was honorably discharged in l969. He remained in the reserves until being discharged Jan. 2, 1972. He retired from Reliance Electric as a machinist in 2007 after 44 years of service. He enjoyed traveling with his wife, boating, IU Basketball, his 750 Honda Motorcycle and socializing.

He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Patricia Green Parker of Madison; a grandson; a brother, Thomas Parker of Rising Sun, Indiana; a sister, Janet Vest Braley of Madison, several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Patricia Renee’ Parker Bushong, and three sisters, Mary Ann Kramer, Lucille Petro, and and Leona Johnson Higgins.

Services will be Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at 7 p.m., at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive, Madison. Interment will follow later in the Ryker’s Ridge New Cemetery on Ryker’s Ridge.

Visitation will be Saturday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.

A final salute and military honors will be Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre by the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s. Cards are available at the funeral homes. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

William Schanding

William Paul Schanding, 90, of Madison, Indiana, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, at King’s Daughters Hospital in Madison.

He was born Oct. 13, 1928 in Harrison County near Cynthiana, Kentucky to Thomas William and Zelphia Mane Schanding, He was raised in Cynthiana and attended school there. He worked at Kawneer Company in Carrollton from 1950 until he retired in 1991 as a foreman. He had lived in Madison since 1970 and was a 65-year member of the Church of the Nazarene, where he had served as Sunday School Superintendent. While in high school he played basketball with Joe B. Hall and grew up in the same community with him. He was an avid UofK basketball fan, collected duck decoys and lovedf fishing, puzzles, Sudoku, and refinishing furniture.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Mable Bernice Turner Schanding of Madison; one son, Paul Douglas “Doug” Schanding of Saint Simons Island, Georgia; two daughters, Karen Lewellyn of Madison and Mona Crabtree of Vevay, Indiana; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, Xavier Pietrykowski, Magnus Pietrykowski, Eliza Mott, Abigail Crabtree and Harrison Crabtree; two brothers, Joe Schanding of Carlysle, Georgia and Donald Schanding of Louisville; three sisters, Ann Chapman of Bargersville, Ohio, Betty Howard of Cynthiana, Kentucky and Judy Blethen of Richmond, Kentucky; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and six brothers, E.T., Clarence, Leroy, Gene, Raymond and Charles Schanding.

Services will be Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, at 10 a.m., at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. Interment will follow in the Grandview Memorial Gardens, 9306 North U.S. 421 near Madison.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Church of the Nazarene. Cards are available at the funeral homes. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Donald Vaughn

Donald Joseph Vaughn, 84, a lifelong resident and former mayor of Madison, Indiana, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, at the River Terrace Health Campus in Madison.

He was born July 17, 1934, in Madison to Charles H. Vaughn, also a former mayor of Madison, and Elizabeth Woodsmall Vaughn. Don, as he was affectionately known by his family and friends, earned his degree from the former Indiana School of Mortuary Science in 1954, becoming a licensed funeral director and embalmer, practicing for the former Gans Funeral Home and the former Vail Memorial Funeral Home. While serving in the National Guard, he was inducted into the United States Army in 1957, serving as Private First Class and was honorably discharged in 1959. He served on the Madison City Council at the time of Mayor Markt A. Lytle’s unexpected death in 1966 and was selected by his fellow city councilmen to fill the remaining two years of his term, later running for his own term in 1968, and serving until 1972. He spent the rest of his career in several sales positions, including as co-owner of Underground View Cure Corporation, Southern Indiana Engineering (Sieco) in Columbus, Beck Distributors (Indianapolis), AFLAC Insurance, and Benco until his retirement in 1995. He enjoyed golfing, traveling, walking, playing cards at the fire company, and loved spending time with his family and was very proud of the academic and athletic accomplishments of his children and grandchildren. He was a parishioner of the Prince of Peace Catholic Church, a member of the Madison Moose Lodge No. 765 for more than 60 years, was bestowed the honor of a Kentucky Colonel, and served as a volunteer fireman with the Fairplay Fire Company No. 1 in downtown Madison.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Martha Frances Schenck Vaughn of Madison; two daughters, Jo Elizabeth Vaughn Nolasco of San Diego, California and Julia Lynne Vaughn of Indianapolis; one son, Donald Richard Vaughn of Madison; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Richard Lee Vaughn of The Villages, Florida, Raymond Francis Vaughn of Milton, Kentucky and Michael Vaughn of Madison, and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Elizabeth Dixon, and one brother, Charles Vaughn.

A funeral Mass will be said Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, at 11 a.m., by Father Christopher A. Craig at the Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 413 East Second Street in Madison. Interment will follow in the Fairmount Cemetery in Madison.

Visitation will be Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana.

The Rosary will be prayed Sunday at 4 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.

Full military honors will be conducted at the graveside by the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion.

Fairplay Fire Company No. 1 will conduct a fireman’s service on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fairplay Fire Co. No. 1, Prince of Peace and Alzheimer’s Association. Cards are available at the funeral homes and the church. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com