Jason Cosby

Jason Franklin Cosby, 44, of Madison died Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, at his home.

He was born June 30, 1974, in Marion, Illinois, the son of Carlton E. Cosby and Louise Watkins. He lived nearly all his life in Jefferson County and was a 1993 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. While in high school, he played football and served as captain of the team. He also was a two-time all state player and a four-time all conference player. He was a member of St. Stephens AME Church in Hanover and the Sons of Madison Post 1969 of the VFW. He enjoyed being a volunteer coach for MCHS football. He loved football, especially the Indianapolis Colts, socializing with his friends and family, but most of all his children. He was a best friend to everyone he loved.

He is survived by his wife, Amy Renee Dale Cosby of Madison; two sons, Jason Dale Cosby and Kalvin Franklin Cosby, both of Madison; one daughter, Kelsie Matthews of Sulfur, Kentucky; his father and stepmother, Carlton E. Cosby and Kimberly Cosby of Hanover; four brothers, Carlton J. Cosby and Donald E. Cosby, both of Madison, Richard E. Watkins and Robert L. Watkins, both of Pittsburg, Illinois; one granddaughter; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Louise Watkins.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in Grandview Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Friday from noon until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Jason F. Cosby Remembrance Fund. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

This is a republication of an obituary that appeared 11/26/2018 to include stepmother of the deceased.

Margie Gassert

Margie Virginia Barker Gassert, 94, of Madison died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, at the home of her son in Mount Carmel, Tennessee.

She was born August 8, 1924, in Jefferson County, Indiana, the daughter of Franklin “Frank” and Carrie Brawner Barker. She was raised in Jefferson County and graduated from Hanover High School. She had retired from the Jay-C store where she worked in the meat department for 33 years. She was a member and baptized at the Kent Baptist Church Nov. 10, 1935. She enjoyed crocheting, quilts, making dolls and being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She had been lovingly cared for by her son and daughter-in-law in their home for the past five months.

She is survived by one son, Gary Gassert of Mount Carmel, Tennessee; one sister, Mabel Spry Snepp of Indianapolis; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl L. Gassert; one daughter, Virginia Morris; her parents; and one brother, Lonnie P. Barker.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in Grandview Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the service.

Expression of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Donor’s Choice. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Archie Ford

Archie Ryan Ford, 84, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, at his home.

He was the son of Robert and Bertha Ford and was a lifelong resident of Carroll County. In his early years, he worked at Eison Brothers, then went into the U.S. Army in 1957. He served from 1957 until 1959 in Berlin, Germany, where he met Eva-Maria Ulber Ford, who became his wife, on a blind date on New Year’s Eve 1958. He worked for M&T Chemicals for more than 25 years. He coached little league baseball and football for several years in Carroll County. He loved traveling to see his grandchildren play ball and always had a few tips for the grandchildren after every game. He loved his family, church family at Hopeful Lutheran Church, Cleveland Browns, Fox News, politics, his coffee group at McDonald’s, Kentucky Wildcats and Cincinnati Reds. He was always thankful for the many blessings God bestowed on him throughout his life.

He is survived by his wife, Eva-Maria Ulber Ford; one son, Greg Ford; one daughter, Gerda Ford Wise; and four grandchildren.

A celebration of life will take place at Hopeful Lutheran Church in Florence, Kentucky on Friday, Nov. 30 at 2 p.m. Visitation will take place from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the church. A reception will follow after the service in the church hall.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Carroll County Little League, Bluegrass Hospice Care or Hopeful Lutheran Church.

Bryce Gatliff

Charles Bryce Gatliff, 19, of Madison died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, at Versatile Processing Group, INC near Nabb, Indiana, in an industrial accident.

He was born Jan. 26, 1999, in Madison, the son of Brian Lee and Jessica Nicole Graham Gatliff. He lived all his life in Madison and attended Madison Consolidated High School, where he enjoyed playing football. He was working at Versatile Processing Group near Nabb and had previously worked for Arvin Sango. He loved to go fishing, go to the Dirt Track to watch racing, was an avid Colts football fan, enjoyed socializing with his friends and dearly loved his family. He greatly loved his dog, Bear.

He is survived by his parents of Madison; one brother, Morgan Gatliff of Madison; his paternal grandparents, Joe and Pam Gatliff of Cross Plains, Indiana; his maternal grandmother, Wannetta Torres of Madison; two aunts; three uncles; his girlfriend, Brittany Reffett of Madison; and several great-aunts, great-uncles, cousins and other relatives.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow at Pisgah Cemetery near Deputy, Indiana.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Bryce Gatliff Remembrance Fund. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Robert Kaag Jr.

Robert Kaag Jr., 70, of Hanover died Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre-Hanover Chapel.

Mary Alice Scudder

Mary Alice Knox Scudder, 102, of Vevay, Indiana, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018.

She was born August 20, 1916, to Melvin and Ollie B. Sutherland Knox in Carrollton, Kentucky. Her family moved to Switzerland County, Indiana, when she was 5, where she attended Vevay High School. She worked at the U.S. Shoe Factory in Vevay, Lloyd Farrar’s Cloverleaf Store in Vevay and at the Indiana Army Ammunition Plant in Charlestown, Indiana. She was fond of saying “I’d rather wear out than rust out.” In addition, she helped her husband raise hay and tobacco and milk cows. She enjoyed sewing, embroidering, quilting, cooking, baking and gardening. She was very generous with her family, friends and neighbors and always shared, be it extra vegetables from the garden or a meal on the table. She was a staunch Democrat and supported the party whenever possible. Above all else, she was a devout Christian and faithfully attended the Vevay Nazarene Church until she was unable to attend because of her health. At the end of her life neared, she said everyone needs to love each other and get along.

She is survived by one daughter, Margaret Ann Rowlett of Vevay; one granddaughter; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilford Delmar Scudder; her parents; three brothers, Willie D. Knox, Albert B. Knox, and Charles M. Knox; two sisters, A. Dorothy Hambrick and Clara Shreves.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will follow in Vevay Cemetery.

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

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Indiana Masonic Home Foundation or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at haskellandmorrison.com