Charles V. Coble

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

He was born in New York City 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, and 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 him and no matter where he roamed he stayed in touch. He had worked at several factories in Madison and had been 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, 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 were Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Gailes Funeral Home Inc. in Asheboro. Local arrangements were provided 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



Jerry Doll

Jerry Lee Doll Jr., 57, of Worthville, Kentucky, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, at his home in Worthville.

He was born Nov. 30, 1962, in Carrollton, Kentucky, to Jerry Lee Doll Sr. and Bonnie Sue Meadows Doll. He had most recently worked for Dorman Products as a assembly line worker in Warsaw, Kentucky, and was a member of the English Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Carla Craig Doll of Worthville; his father, of Turners Station, Kentucky; a daughter, Tiffany Carol Doll, of Carrollton; a step-daughter, Crystal Lynn Rogers of Worthville; three stepsons, Christopher Scott Rabourn of Carrollton and Rodney William Rabourn and David Richard Rabourn, both of Port Royal, Kentucky; a sister, Nadena Lynn Mahoney of Turners Station; a brother, the Rev. Randall E. Doll, of Campbellsburg, Kentucky; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of service Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will take place in the English Cemetery in Carrollton.

Condolences, www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com



Melissa Frisque

Melissa Gale Bliton Frisque, 55, of Madison, Indiana, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. Arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.



Nancy Hamilton

Nancy Jo Bell Hamilton, 82, of Hanover, Indiana, and formerly of Memphis, Tennessee, died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Indiana.

She was born Feb. 1, 1937 in Lansing, Michigan, to Joseph O. and Roanne Carter Bell. She graduated from Central High School in Memphis where she sang in the choir for three years and served as a ROTC sponsor for her high school sweetheart whom she would later marry. She won first place in the Mid-South Fair Talent Show and attended Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, Oklahoma, on a voice scholarship in the School of Fine Arts. She sang in the Bison Glee Club as part of a “Little Sister” group and was a member of the Sigma Alpha Iota musical sorority and sang in numerous school operas.

Her most enjoyable times were spent with family and friends and in her church work where she served as an administrative assistant, in Biblical guidance, and music ministry at the church where she had also been baptized, Bellevue Baptist Church. She sang in choirs from beginners to senior adults and was a soloist in the Sanctuary Choir for 30 years.

She and her husband were also leaders in BTU for young people and served in the Home Bound Ministry. She was choir coordinator for church music ministry for 10 years and was awarded the Church Professional Secretary Certificate from the Southern Baptist Convention. They moved to Hanover in 2014, making new friends and enjoying being a part of Hanover Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Joseph Albert Hamilton Jr.; a daughter, Lisa Lynn Crawford of Hanover, and a son, Steven Glenn Hamilton of Lancaster, Indiana; six grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 at the Memorial Park Funeral Home in Memphis with interment to follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery in Memphis.

Friends may visit Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison and 11 a.m. until the time of service Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Memorial Park Funeral Home in Memphis.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hanover Baptist Church Building Fund. Cards are available at the funeral homes.



June Rogers

June Claire Ramage Rogers, 91, died 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 Rev. 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. 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, Indiana 47243.

Condolences can be sent to her family at 132 West St., Hanover, Indiana 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 Nov. 5, 1941 in Madison, Indiana, to Everett A. “Tobe” and Sceneth Dean Stoner. He grew up 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 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 his 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, Robertine Cowles Stoner; 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, and two brothers, Cyrus Stoner and Donald “Donnie” Stoner.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. 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 .



Jon Tucker

Jon Arthur Tucker, 64, of Madison, Indiana, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, at Hosparus Health Inpatient Care Center in Louisville.

He was born in Greensburg, Indiana, June 5, 1955, to EJ and Gertrude Holcomb Tucke. He graduated from Jennings County High School in North Vernon, Indiana, in 1973 and joined the U.S. Army in August of that year in Indianapolis. He was a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division and was honorably discharged Aug. 30, 1977 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Upon returning from military service, he became manager of the Burger Chef restaurant in Greensburg. In his spare time he worked at his family’s Christmas tree farm. He later worked for Essex Casting in Columbus, Indiana, as a furnace operator until the firm closed in the 1990s. After that, he moved to Madison and worked as a certified boiler operator in the powerhouse of the Madison State Hospital until his retirement.

He enjoyed hydroplane racing and served as pit chairman for the Madison Regatta and was a member in good standing with the regatta committee for many years. He loved military history and airplanes, trains, fireworks, the band KISS, target shooting, reading and campfires.

Survivors include a sister, Kathleen Sprinkle, and six nieces, two nephews, many great-nieces and nephews, and his beloved friend, Lynn Melton.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Twila Criswell, and a brother, Denver Tucker.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday Oct. 24, 2019, at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison with internment in the columbarium at the cemetery to follow.

Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel on Madison’s hilltop, is in charge of the arrangements.