Barry Case

Barry Michael Case, 70, of Vevay, Indiana, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, at The Water’s of Clifty Falls in Madison, Indiana. Arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.



Lynda Chatham

Lynda Chatham, 78, of Lexington, Indiana, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 at the Norton Hosparus Inpatient Care Facility in Louisville. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.



Marcella Cole

Marcella Jeanette Clemons Cole, 87, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, at at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

She was born Sept. 19, 1932, in Louisville to Harve and Lillian Goble Wortham Clemons. In 1929, after the Great Depression began, many families were split up because of financial hardships. In 1937, six of the young Clemons girls were placed into various foster care homes and the Louisville, Kentucky, Orsmby Children’s Home or both. At the age of 7, she went to her last foster home in Switzerland County, Indiana. She enjoyed living on the farm, helping with the farm chores of milking the cows. She attended and became a member of the Fairview United Methodist Church. In 1951, she graduated from Vevay High School. In 1955, she moved near Bennington, Indiana, then to Center Square, Indiana, and later to a farm near Fairview.

She enjoyed doing several things during her lifetime including babysitting children in her home and working at Brown’s Restaurant in nearby East Enterprise. In 1991, she became a door greeter at the Aurora Walmart. She was a part-time substitute teacher at the Switzerland County High School. She immensely enjoyed her family gatherings, preparing the best of meals. She took great pleasure visiting her family and friends.

She is survived by her children, Linda Jones, Kathy Smith, Emerson Cole Jr., Stephen Cole and Randall Cole; two sisters, Margaret Alford Johnson of Tucson, Arizona, and Wanda Garrett of Columbia, Tennessee; 14-grandchildren, 20-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Emerson Clayton Cole; a son, Derrick Allen Cole, and sisters, Frances, Harriet, Helen, Mary Jean “Jeanie,” and Nancy.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay, Indiana.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m., Monday, at the funeral home.

The family request memorial contributions to the Fairview United Methodist Church. Online condolences, www.haskellandmorrison.com

Melissa Hatchell

Melissa Diane Reed Hatchell, 55, of Madison, Indiana, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.

She was born April 4, 1964, in Cincinnati to Paul Morgan and Minnie Joyce Perry Reed. She had resided in Jefferson County since 1970 and graduated from Madison Consolidated High School. She was a homemaker and mother most of her life and most recently worked as a cashier at Taco Bell in Madison. She was raised in and as a member of the Brushy Fork Baptist Church near Pleasant, Indiana. She enjoyed reading and playing on her computer.

Survivors include her mother, Minnie Joyce Perry Reed of Hanover, Indiana; daughter Amy Marie Reed of North Carolina; sons Christopher Allen Turner of Laurel, New York, Norman Powell Jr. of Madison and Larry Wayne Turner Jr. of Missouri; sisters Carol Ann Gammons of Lexington, Indiana, and Cathy West of Orlando, Florida; brothers Kevin Dale Reed of Bear Branch, Indiana, and Gregory Paul Reed of Madison, four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, at the North Madison Baptist Church in Madison with interment to follow in the Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison.

Visitation will be Saturday from 9 a.m. until time of service at North Madison Baptist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Melissa Reed Hatchell Memorial Fund. Cards are available at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com



William Hedrick

William “Bill” Marshall Hedrick Jr., 63, of Butlerville, Indiana, died at his residence on Oct. 23, 2019.

He was born Aug. 18, 1956, in Brazil, Indiana, to William M. Hedrick Sr. and Ellen Thomas Hedrick O’Connor. He graduated from high school in 1974 and went on to serve in the U.S. Navy in 1974 and 1975. He had worked for Injection Mold Inc. in North Vernon, Indiana, for one year as a press operator and at Sirloin Stockade in Columbus, Indiana, as a baker for many years. He loved dogs.

Survivors include his step-father, Harold O’Connor of Butlerville; a brother, Shaun Asbury of Butlerville, Indiana; and sisters, Laura Church of Terre Haute, Indiana, and Bobbie Harless of South Carolina.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Cremation was chosen with burial at Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison. Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon was entrusted with the care of these arrangements.

Memorials may be made in honor of Bill through the funeral home for expenses.



Ashley Miller

Ashley Miller, 38, of Madison, Indiana, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 at her home near Manville, Indiana. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.



Ida Smith

Ida R. Burton Smith, 88, of Madison, Indiana, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 at King’s Daughters’ Hospital.

She was born Aug. 22, l931 in Bedford, Kentucky, to Selby and Lena Rowlett Burton. She was raised in Trimble County, Kentucky, and attended school there. She married Ernest Courtney in November l947 in Carrollton, Kentucky, a marriage that lasted nine years in which they had three children. In l957 she married Willard Smith Sr. and they had two children while living in Portage, Indiana, from l957 to l989. He died l986 and she moved to Jefferson County, Indiana, from Portage in 1989. She then met Elmo Clubb and they enjoyed a companionship until his death on Oct. 13, 2012.

She worked at Smitty’s Restaurant in Buffalo, Michigan, for eight years while living in Portage and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion Auxiliary and was raised in and a member of the Sanders Baptist Church in Sanders, Kentucky. She enjoyed playing games, working puzzles, crosswords and was an avid UK fan.

Survivors include daughters Patti Gunter and Teresa Harbison, both of Portage; sisters Florene Spry, Jean Reed and Brenda Brittian, all of Madison; and four grandchildren, five great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Willard Smith Sr., sons Larry Courtney and Willard Smith Jr., daughter Norma Sinks, companion Elmo Clubb, grandson Joseph Harbison Jr., brothers Morton Burton, Darrell Burton and Ricky Blaine Burton and sisters Mamie Boone, Eula Young, Rachel Copeland, Delma Breeden and Rita Brady.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28, 2019 at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment will follow in the Brooksburg Cemetery near Madison. Friends may visit from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday and from 10 a.m. until time of services Monday at the funeral home.

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



Nancy Uithol

Nancy Rae Lindeman Uithol, 83, of Madison, Indiana, and formerly of Washington D.C., died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

She was born May 1, 1936 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Harold A. and Marjorie Alice Jones Lindeman. She graduated from Creston High School in 1954 and received a bachelor’s degree in education from Western Michigan University in 1958. In 1959 she married Jon Clifford Uithol and they had two daughters. Her husband was a graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and they soon moved to Seattle in the first of 17 moves related to his career. Among her favorite posts were Miami, Cape May, New Jersey and Governor’s Island, New York. After he retired, they moved to Madison in 1992 but continued to travel, enjoying winters in South Padre Island, Texas and Perdido Key, Florida with summers at their cabin near Traverse City, Michigan.

She taught business courses at Ottawa Hills High School in Grand Rapids and at Rice Business College in Charleston, South Carolina. She also worked at Chantilly High School in Virginia and held several secretarial and administrative positions during their many moves. She was a member of Christ Episcopal Church of Madison where she was Clerk of the Vestry for several years. She was a docent for the Historic Madison and Jefferson County Historical Society. Memberships included the American Association of University Women, the Coast Guard Officers Wives’ Club and the Valley Hills Garden Club of Madison. She had many talents, including sewing, painting, knitting, crocheting and gardening. Her garden was twice on the Madison Garden Tour. Yellow roses were her favorite flowers. She will be remembered for her spirit of adventure and fun-loving nature as well as for her dignity and strength.

Survivors include her husband; daughters Ruthann Renee Uithol of Washington, D.C., and Lisa Vienna of Springfield, Virginia; a sister, Ruth Ann Smith of Grand Rapids, and a granddaughter, several cousins, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment will be arranged at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Christ Episcopal Church or to the donor’s favorite charity. Cards are available at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com