Lisa Broxson

Lisa Ann Broxson, 56, of Louisville, died on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, at her residence there.

She was born on May 1, 1964, in Louisville to Herman Mattingly and Rosemary Lucille Byron Miller. She was a homemaker and a member of the St. Gabriel Catholic Church in Louisville.

Survivors include a daughter, Taylor Ann Broxson of Louisville; two sons, Andrew Byron Broxson of Crestwood, Kentucky and Garrett Dean Broxson of Louisville; two sisters, Susan Mattingly of Shepherdsville, Kentucky and Carol Miller of Carrollton, Kentucky; four brothers, Lawrence Mattingly, Michael Mattingly, Kevin Mattingly and Terrence Mattingly, all of Louisville; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her mother.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, at the St. John Catholic Cemetery in Carrollton.

Social distancing and face masks will be required of all attendees at the cemetery.

Arrangements by Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton. Online condolences, www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.

Sabrina Carter 

Sabrina Sue Dummich Carter, 41, of Madison, Indiana, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at the Emergency Room at King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison. 

She was born in Madison on Nov. 13, 1978 to James Richard Dummich Sr. and Susan Lynne Hendren. She resided part of her early life in Madison, Florida and then in Switzerland County where she attended Switzerland County High School, later acquiring her GED. She had worked early in life at Frisch's Restaurant and for the past 13 years with her companion, Steve Cosby, at Steve Cosby Construction. She was raised in the Long Run Baptist Church in Switzerland County, was proud to have helped Steve with the building of their home and loved listening to music and was dedicated to hard work.

Survivors include her parents, both of Madison; her daughters, Andie Lynne Carter of Madison and Lacie Michele Carter of Hanover, Indiana; her son, Christian Lee Carter of Madison; a stepdaughter, Shyann L. Koontz of Madison; a stepson, Christopher L. Cosby of Madison; her grandmother, Clara Hendren of Hanover; her brother, James Richard Dummich Jr. of Madison; and several aunts and uncles, cousins and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her companion of 13 years, Steven Lee Cosby Jr., on Sept. 22, 2020; a half sister, Billie Jo Moore, in 1976; and her grandparents, Cecil and Nellie Case and Leo Hendren. 

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment will follow in the Fairmount Cemetery on Madison’s hilltop. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m on Friday, Oct. 9 and 9 a.m. until time of service Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sabrina Carter Remembrance Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, remembrance and memorials, www.morgan-nay.com.

Gretchen Knox

Gretchen M. Carlton Knox, 96, of Vevay, Indiana, died Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, at the Gallatin Nursing & Rehab in Warsaw, Kentucky.

She was born on July 19, 1924, near Caledonia in Jefferson County, Indiana, to Ernest “Beck” and Pauline VanTyle Carlton. At the age of three months, her parents moved across the road into Switzerland County, Indiana, and she grew up in the Caledonia and Moorefield, Indiana, communities, attended grade school at St. Mary’s School and graduated from Vevay High School in 1942. She enjoyed sports, 4-H Club, school plays and loved animals. After graduation, she worked at Coles Law Office and Bakes Insurance in Vevay. She married Charles Knox on April 13, 1943 and they purchased a farm on Parks Ridge in 1946, where they operated a Grade A dairy and raised tobacco, hay and large gardens while working together as a team for 51 years. She loved to cook, bake, can and sew as well as help with all the farm work. She served as president of the Women’s Democrat Club for 15 years and ran an exercise class for six years in Vevay. She was employed at the Charlestown Powder Plant during World War II, the Swiss Reducing Salon from 1980-1988 and served on the Switzerland County Health Board, Board of Directors for Switzerland County Housing, Democrat Precinct Committee Person and the Craig Township Precinct Election Board. She served as a poll worker and absentee vote worker from 1946-2016 and was cited as an Honorary Secretary of State in October 2008 for her lifelong dedication at the election polls. She received the Democrat Party’s Lifetime Service Award in 2018.

In 1947, she started a rooster collection that decorated her entire home. After selling the farm in 1997 she moved to the Vevay community. She loved her two dogs, Tiny and Teddy, and was a former member of the Vevay American Legion Post No. 185 Ladies Auxiliary and the Vevay VFW Post No. 5396 Ladies Auxiliary, a former member of the Caledonia United Presbyterian Church in Moorefield and a member of the Switzerland Baptist Church where she was baptized in 2010.

Survivors include several cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband on July 24, 2008.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery there. Visitation is 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Due to COVID-19, masks and social distancing are both required for attendance.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Switzerland County Emergency Response or Moorefield Volunteer Fire Department. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com.

Charles Martin

Charles Ray Martin, 34, of Lexington, Indiana, died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Indianapolis.

He was born in Cincinnati on March 26, 1986, in Cincinnati, to Charles Ray Martin and Cynthia Ann Esch Hardin. He enjoyed singing and playing his guitar and was a kind soul who helped those in need.

He is survived by his mother, of Lexington; his father, of Somerset, Kentucky; his children, Sophia Martin and Skyler Hoffman, both of Madison; a stepbrother, Chris Hardi of Lexington; a stepsister, Shelby Gay of Hanover, Indiana; a half-sister, Sadie Martin of Somerset; a grandmother, Ruth Ann Walters of Cincinnati; a great grandmother, Edna Walters of Cincinnati; and two uncles, an aunt, three cousins and other family members.

He was preceded in death by a grandmother, Ann Esch, on March 30, 2020; a great grandfather, Howard Walters; and an aunt.

No funeral services will be held at this time.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army through the Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service in Madison. Online condolences, www.lytlewelty.com.

Marion McCane Sr.

Marion Franklin McCane Sr., 75, of Bedford, Kentucky, died Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, at Baptist Health in La Grange, Kentucky.

He was born June 1, 1945 in Sulphur, Kentucky, to James Louis McCane Sr. and Anna Mae Smith McCane. He was a retired machinist with US Filter in Madison, Indiana and a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Bedford and the VFW Post 41 in Carrollton, Kentucky. He served as a volunteer EMT for the Bedford Volunteer Fire and Rescue and as a volunteer firefighter with the Milton Fire and Rescue in Milton Kentucky. He enjoyed fishing, building and pulling lawn tractors.

He is survived by two daughters, Angela Handlon of Milton and Ruth Willard of Frankfort, Kentucky; two sons, Marion F. “Frank” McCane of Hanover, Indiana and James F. McCane of Bedford; three sisters, Nancy Geyman, Emma Fay “Woodie” Harmon and Janice McCane, all of Bedford; a brother, Donald McCane of Milton; and 12 grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his second wife, Maria Lake McCane; an infant daughter, Anna Jo McCane; a sister, Evaline Aldridge; and three brothers, James Eck McCane, James Louis McCane and Ronald McCane.

Funeral services will be at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at the Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford, with interment to follow in Bedford Cemetery. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until time of services Wednesday at the funeral home.

Online condolences, ww.ransdellfuneral.com.

Ed Ralston

Charles Edward “Ed” Ralston, 78, of Byron Center, Michigan, died Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, at his home there.

He was born Jan. 26, 1942 in Madison, Indiana, to Thomas and Theo Ralston. He graduated from Madison High School in 1960 and attended Indiana University where he earned a bachelor of science degree in business. He spent his career in the agricultural industry and retired from Zeeland Farm Service after many years service. He raised his family in Holland, Michigan, but enjoyed spending time on Baptist Lake in Sand Lake, Michigan and wintering in Hudson, Florida. He enjoyed shuffleboard, Sudoku puzzles, euchre, marbles and watching sports. He was a Christian.

Survivors include his fiance of 30 years, Sharon Knight; his children, Jeff Ralston of Holland and Jill Beekman of West Olive, Michigan; his siblings, Peggy Hord and Nancy Stephan, both of Madison; and seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a stepdaughter, Patti Reynolds.

Cremation was chosen. A private family celebration will be held. Arrangements entrusted to Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Directors in Wyoming, Michigan.

Memorial contributions may be made to Rykers Ridge Baptist Church. Online condolences, www.mkdfuneralhome.com.

Danny Redding

Danny Allen “Salty Dog” Redding, 62, of Madison, Indiana, died Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, at his residence.

He was born Feb. 18, 1958, in Indianapolis, to James Redding and Margaret Finley Redding. He married Kelsie Sweany on June 21, 2020. He was a self-employed concrete contractor and worked for Dave O’Mara and worked as a lineman, retiring after 35 years. He was a member of Worship Center in North Vernon, Indiana, and the Phoenix Motorcycle Club. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing guitar, racing, playing pool and listening to music.

He is survived by his father, of North Vernon; his wife, of Madison; a son, Noah Redding; three stepsons B.J. Littrell, Clayton Littrell and Adam Littrell, all of Madison; two brothers, Donald Redding and Marvin Reffett, both of Madison; a sister, Penny of North Vernon; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his mother and a son, Robert Redding.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Service in North Vernon. Burial will follow in the Vernon Cemetery in Vernon, Indiana. Visitation is 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday and 10 a.m. until time of services Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made through the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.