Phyllis Burnette

Phyllis Jean Caswell Burnette, 75, of Dupont, Indiana, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

She was born Feb. 5, 1944, in Manville, Indiana, to Wilmer Glen and Opal Holland Meek Caswell. She grew up in the Manville Christian Church and was a member of the Dupont Baptist Chruch. She had lived in the Dupont area since 1959. She was a homemaker and farm wife and kept busy helping her husband with the farm. She also had worked at Jay’s Market, Dave’s Sureway, Walmart Snack Bar, Madison Care Center and J & R Grocery. She enjoyed her family and loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was lovingly cared for at home by her devoted husband and family as her illness progressed.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas William Burnette; three sons, Donald Scholl of Trimble County, Kentucky, Greg Burnette of Columbus, Indiana, and Kevin Burnette of Dupont; one daughter, Kim Huff of Madison; a brother, Eugene Caswell of Hanover; a sister, Ellen Lucas of Madison; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Ricky Caswell, and one sister, Alice Griffin.

Funeral services will be Monday, Sept. 9 at 11 a.m. at Dupont Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the Dupont Cemetery.

Visitation will be Sunday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.

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

Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Ronnie Cayton

James Ronald “Ronnie” Cayton, 64, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.

He was born Oct. 30, 1954, in Carrollton to Vane and Martha Jane Lee Cayton. He had been a truck driver most of his life and had last worked for I.K.T. Transportation. Early in his life he enjoyed farming. He loved to build dirt track cars and go to dirt track racing events.

He is survived by his wife, Maggie Ann Wall Cayton of Carrollton; one son, Travis Vinson of Carrollton; two daughters, Jennifer Lee Cayton of Carrollton, and Amanda Cayton Sowell of Leakesville, Mississippi; one brother, William “Bill” Cayton of Bedford, Kentucky; one sister, Peggy Swister of Lebanon, Kentucky, and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, George “Ricky” Cayton.

A memorial service will be Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at 7 p.m. at the Family Worship Center in Carrollton. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at the Family Worship Center. Cremation Services have been selected by the family.

Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton is in charge of arrangements.

Patrick Hewitt

Patrick Henry “Pete” Hewitt, 87, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville.

He was born on April 3, 1932, at home in Owen County, Kentucky, to G.L. Hewitt and Maude Lee O’Donovan Hewitt. He had worked for the former Parkview I.G.A. in Carrollton for many years as a sales associate and always enjoyed chatting with customers. He was of the Baptist faith. He loved the Cincinnati Reds and in his spare time he loved to fish and hunt.

He is survived by one son, Eddie Dean Hewitt of Carrollton; four daughters, Patricia Ann Adams of Depauw, Indiana, Marilyn Sue Hewitt, Lisa Y. Moore and April Lynn Perkins, all of Carrollton; 13 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Minnie K. Jackson Hewitt, a brother, Michael Hewitt, and a sister, Yvonne Hewitt.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, Sept, 10, 2019, at 7 p.m. at the Family Worship Center in Carrollton.

Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at the Family Worship Center. Graveside services will be Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton.

Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton is in charge of arrangements.

Elma Schafer

Elma Jean Heitz Schafer, 94, of Madison, Indiana, died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover, Indiana.

She was born March 22, 1925, in Madison to Lawrence Michael and Anna Maud Yunker Heitz. She lived all of her life in Jefferson County and was a 1942 graduate of Central High School. She worked at the Jefferson Proving Ground during WWII photographing and working on the Boulenge Chronograph for velocities of artillery shells. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandma and homemaker. She had been a 4-H leader for the 421 Lads & Lasses club and had helped with 4-H auctions and the Jefferson County 4-H Fair. She was a longtime member of the St. Anthony Catholic Church in China until it closed and became a faithful member of the Prince of Peace Catholic Church. She had served on the Board of Education for Shawe and Pope John Schools as well. She enjoyed her church work, gardening, and genealogy.

She is survived by two sons, Michael F. Schafer and Norbert E. Schafer, both of Madison; three daughters, Rose Ferguson of Dupont, Indiana, and Kathy Dunn and Jane Schafer, both of Madison; 10 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Everett W. Schafer, and one brother, Wallace Heitz.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the St. Patrick Cemetery.

Visitation will be Monday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. The Rosary will be said at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of Shawe and Pope John. Cards are available at the funeral homes and the church.

Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Barbara Young

Barbara Ann Newman Young, 62, of Scottsburg, Indiana, died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at her home.

She was born Sept. 12, 1956, to Orville O. Sr. and Patricia Coffman Newman. She resided most all of her years in Jefferson and Scott counties. She had worked as a cook and server at the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion and had worked earlier in life as a cook in Waddy, Kentucky. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, quilting, crafts, making bed dolls and collecting Mickey Mouse figurines. She was of the Christian faith.

She is survived by her father; three sisters, Debbie Newman, Melinda Wyatt and Gina Sides, all of Madison, Indiana; and six brothers, Roy Newman of Salem, Indiana, Thomas Newman of Grain Valley, Missouri, Leroy Newman of Madison, Ace Newman of Jasper, Indiana, Mike Bowlin of Jeffersonville, Indiana, and Kenny Bowlin of Surrey, South Dakota.

She was preceded in death by her mother and three brothers, Richard Newman, Orville Allen Newman and Dennis Newman.

Funeral services will be Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.

Visitation will be Sunday from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Barbara Ann Newman Young Memorial Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com