Penny Brown

Penny Lynn Krohn Brown, 42, of Nancy, Kentucky and formerly of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Somerset, Kentucky, from injuries received in an automobile accident.

She was born on Oct. 13, 1977, in Louisville, to Melvin E. “Gene” Krohn and Lillian Ruth Smith Krohn of Carrollton. She was a homemaker and a Christian. She enjoyed making people laugh, singing and spending time with her grandson.

She is survived by her parents; two daughters, Savannah Hubbuch of Carrollton and Skilar Brown of Florence, Kentucky; a son, Damien Brown of Florence; four sisters, Tammie Polley of Florence, Tina Rosenbaum of Carrollton, Regina Miles of Campbellsburg, Kentucky and Michelle Sandlin of Hanover, Indiana; a grandson and her companion, Leonard Diamond, of Nancy.

She was preceded in death by an infant brother, Melvin Eugene Krohn Jr.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home. Burial will take place in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, funeral home occupancy limits, social distancing and face mask requirements will be followed.

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Ida Chilton

Ida Florance Chilton, 85, of Milton, Kentucky, died Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at her home in Milton.

She was born April 29, 1935, in Henry County, Kentucky, to Bennie Chester and Tonnie Bailey Tungett Payton. She married Bobby Eugene Chilton on Jan. 30, 1957, and they had three children. She was a mother and caretaker to many throughout her life and helped raise many of her siblings, nieces and nephews. She worked in the paint department at Kawneer in Carrollton, Kentucky, for more than 25 years and enjoyed babysitting. She was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Bedford, Kentucky, and in her spare time enjoyed quilting, gardening, canning vegetables and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Survivors include her children, Betty Lou Stephan of Madison, Indiana, Kenneth Earl Chilton of Hanover, Indiana and Troy Eugene Chilton of Bedford; two sisters, Martha Lois Cooke of Batavia, New York and Lucy Rae Roberts of Carrollton, Kentucky; three brothers, Bennie Chester Payton Jr. of Milton, George Washington Payton of Dupont, Indiana and Floyd Wayne Payton of Carrollton; and seven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, one step great-great grandchild and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Elizabeth Payton and Linda Kay Payton; four brothers, Charles David Payton, Chester Bailey Payton, James Leonard Payton and William Edward Payton; and a niece and a nephew.

Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, at Moffett Cemetery, in Milton. Visitation is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel, on Madison’s Hilltop.

Memorial contributions be made to the Missions at Fellowship Baptist Church in Bedford. Contributions may be made at the Lytle Welty Funeral Homes or

Lyn Scudder

Lynana Jo “Lyn” Scudder, 47, of Patriot, Indiana, died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, at her home.

She was born Aug. 28, 1973, in Madison, Indiana, to Daniel William “Danny” Starker and Katherine Irene “Kathy” Scudder. She was raised in Markland, Indiana, and moved to Clearwater, Florida, at age 10 where she attended high school. She was employed as a CNA for Arden Court Nursing Home in Largo, Florida, for three years, and as a janitor at North American Stainless in Ghent, Kentucky, for two years. She was baptized in the Ohio River in Patriot, and enjoyed writing, fishing, bike riding and roller skating.

She is survived by her mother of Vevay, Indiana; a daughter, Jordyn Scudder of Bennington, Indiana; a son, Shane Scudder of Clearwater; a brother, Eugene Scudder of Clearwater; two sisters, Danielle Hutchinson of Patriot and Carla Fayette Scudder of Clearwater; and two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews and aunts and uncles.

She was preceded in death by her father; her maternal-grandparents, Herman and Agnus Niccum Scudder and her paternal-grandparents, Gerald R. Starker and Leona Mefford Starker Bruestle.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lynana Jo “Lyn” Scudder Memorial Fund c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at

David Stark

David Ehrman Stark, 73, of Austin, Texas, died Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, in Austin.

He was born March 17, 1947, in Bedford, Kentucky, to William and Cordelia Stark. He was a 20-year veteran of the US Air Force and worked for the US Postal Service for 25 years before retiring in 2014.

Survivors include his wife, Nga Bui, of Austin; his former wife, Frances Stark, of Austin; two daughters, Erika A. Stark and Christi A. Stark, both of Austin; two sisters, Donna M. Stark of Frankfort, Kentucky and Janice E. Stark of Bedford; two brothers, Douglas O. Stark of Bedford and Danny B. Stark of Gasden, Alabama; and a grandson.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Nancy J. Morris and Sara Evelyn Perkinson; and three brothers, Strother M. Stark, Bennie C. Stark and Allan D. Stark.

Services were held Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Austin Peel and Son Funeral Home in Austin. Cremation was chosen.

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