James Corzine

James Jerry Corzine, 79, of Salem, Indiana, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at the Robley Rex Veterans Administration Medical Center in Louisville. Arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison, Indiana.

James Hilligoss

James Robert “Butch” Hilligoss, 78, of Vevay, Indiana, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay. Arrangements will be announced by the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.

Wanda Imel

Wanda Mae Hunt Imel, 64, of Madison, Indiana, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at the University of Louisville Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.

Russell James Sr.

Russell G. “Russ” James Sr., 87, of Deputy, Indiana, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at his home in Deputy.

He was born May 22, 1932, in Deputy to Floyd A. and Lynna Eador James. His early life was in Austin and the family moved to Madison when he was 12. He graduated in 1950 from Madison High School and then attended Indiana Business College in Indianapolis. He was inducted into the U.S. Army in 1950 and served in the National Guard in the 38th Battery Unit C as the Administrator for three years. In 1954 he entered active duty during the Korean War and was honorably discharged in 1956. In 1956 he began a career in the automobile industry at Demaree Motors in downtown Madison and later worked in car sales for Bennett Motors, Brogan Chevrolet, Cas Casteel Chevrolet and Craig Toyota. He also had owned and operated James Auto Sales and James Motors, which was rebuilt in 1974 after being destroyed by the tornado. He retired in May 1997 after 41 years of service in car sales. He was proud to have attended the Dale Carnegie School and to have been offered a job with them. He served as a Cub Scout and Boy Scout leader at the First Baptist Church in downtown Madison, held membership in Kiwanis Club of Madison, Lions Club of Madison and Gideon’s International. He was a faithful member of the Hanover Baptist Church and had served as a deacon and chairman of the trustees. He was involved in the Builder’s For Christ Missions Organization for several years. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed many bass and fishing tournaments. He will be remembered for his smile and many kindnesses he expressed to everyone he met.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Marie Monroe James of Deputy; one son, Russell G. James Jr. of Sachse, Texas; one daughter, Christine Box of Hanover, Indiana; one sister, Lynna Roberts of Dumfries, Virginia; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Michael L. James, and two brothers, Robert Eugene James and Dr. Carroll F. James.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, at 1 p.m., at the Hanover Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the Springdale Cemetery in Madison.

Visitation will be Monday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison and Tuesday from 11 a.m. until the time of service at the Hanover Baptist Church.

A final salute will be conducted Tuesday at the Hanover Baptist Church with full military honors to follow at the Springdale Cemetery in downtown Madison by the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hanover Baptist Church or the Gideons. Cards are available at the funeral homes and the church.

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