Charles V. Coble

Charles Vincent Coble, 61, of Madison, Indiana, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

He was born in New York City on Nov. 7, 1957 to William and Barbara Coble Poole. He grew up in Asheboro, North Carolina, attending the city schools there and Wesley Chapel AME Zion Church. He was an accomplished chef holding various positions in the food and restaurant industry. He loved art, comics and martial arts, was an avid collector of Marvel/DC movies and artifacts. He also trained and competed in kickboxing tournaments under the instruction of Paul Sun and won numerous 1st Place victories.

Family was paramount to Charles and no matter where he roamed he stayed in touch. He had worked at several factories in Madison and was currently working at Bad Apple Mac’s in downtown Madison as a chef.

Survivors include his parents; three daughters, Paula “Shanney” Johnson of Asheboro, Helen Bailey of Bakersville, California and Miriana Coble of Seagrove, North Carolina; one son, Logan Coble of Seagrove; three brothers, Dexter Poole, William Poole Jr. and Randy Poole all of Asheboro; one sister, Cindy Poole of Asheboro; and three grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Perry Coble, and a sister, Deborah McNeill.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Gailes Funeral Home Inc. in Asheboro. Local arrangements were conducted by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Charles V. Coble Remembrance Fund. Cards are available at the funeral homes. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com .



Nancy Hamilton

Nancy Jo Bell Hamilton, 82, of Hanover, Indiana died on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Indiana. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.



June Rogers

June Claire Ramage Rogers, 91, died on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 in Madison, Indiana.

She was born on June 5, 1928 in Cincinnati to David and Clara Margaret White Ramage. She graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 1950 with a degree in English Literature and married The Reverend William “Bill” Warr Rogers and together they attended McCormick Seminary in Chicago. They partnered in ministry in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Athens, Georgia, Ithaca, New York, Huntington, New York, Bangkok, Thailand, and Salvador, Brazil.

She founded the Child Care Development Association in Ithaca in 1967 and was the Director of the Child Advocacy Office of the National Council of Churches. She graduated from Union Seminary in 1987 with a Master of Arts in Education and Theological Studies and completed her coursework for her Doctor of Ministry at San Francisco Theological Seminary. She was the pastor at North Vernon Presbyterian Church and led Presbyterian Women’s mission trips to Cuba, Ghana and Brazil.

Her boundless enthusiasm for life, dedication and passion for equality and social justice were recognized throughout her life by many organizations, including the Ithaca Journal Woman of the Year award in 1972, and the creation of the June Rogers Early Childhood Award in Tompkins County by the Child Development Council. She edited the books, “When Churches Mind the Children” for the Child Advocacy office and “God Gave the Increase” for the Year of Education of the Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include her children, John Rogers of Garberville, California, Margee Samuel of Norwalk, Connecticut, Carol Stewart of Youngstown, New York, David Rogers of Plymouth, Minnesota, and Mark Rogers of Hanover, Indiana; and 10 grandchildren, six great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and her chosen families in many places. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and brothers David and Daniel John Ramage.

A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. at Hanover Presbyterian Church with a reception to follow. All are welcome to attend and celebrate June’s life. In lieu of flowers, send donations to the June and Bill Rogers Peace and Justice Speaker Series at Hanover College, Office of Development, 517 Ball Drive, Hanover IN 47243. Condolences can be sent to her family at 132 West St., Hanover, IN 47243.

Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service is handling arrangements.



John Stoner

John David Stoner, 77, of Hanover, Indiana, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 at the Majestic Care of Sheridan in Sheridan, Indiana.

He was born on Nov. 5, 1941 in Madison, Indiana, to Everett A. “Tobe” and Sceneth Dean Stoner. He was raised in Jefferson County and graduated from Saluda High School in 1959. Immediately upon graduation, he served in the U.S. Army until 1963. He was married to Robertine Cowles on Dec. 6, 1986.

He was employed as a construction foreman with Force Construction until he retired. He enjoyed motorcycle riding, collecting guns, attending school auctions, horseback riding, and raising Beagles as hunting dogs. His greatest joy was spending time with his children and grandchildren. He had suffered from a terrible and heartbreaking disease, Lewy Body Dementia, and the family has donated John’s brain to the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center, which plays a key role in advancing knowledge on the human brain and understanding how it is affected by brain disorders, specifically Lewy Body Dementia.

Survivors include his wife; sons, Mark Stoner of Nolensville, Tennessee and Timothy Stoner of Zionsville, Indiana; step-daughters, Debbie Schafer and Jennifer Spann, both of Madison, Indiana, and Tammy Hamilton of Louisville; brothers, Kenny “Herkey” Stoner and Jess Stoner, both of Hanover; a sister, Linda Bruther of Hanover; and six grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Lou Ann Stoner Fresh in 1998 and two brothers, Cyrus Stoner in 1988 and Donald “Donnie” Stoner in 2010.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison with interment to follow in the New Prospect Cemetery near Hanover. Friends may visit Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 11 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association to provide further research for funding and treatment options. Cards are available at the funeral homes. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com .