Donald Adams

Donald Gene Adams, 83, of Bedford, Kentucky, died Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, at his home. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison, Indiana, www.morgan-nay.com.



Connie Bragg

Consuelo “Connie” Ray Burnette Bragg, 75, of Hanover, Indiana, died Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at the Hospice of the Piedmont in High Point, North Carolina. Arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison, Indiana, www.morgan-nay.com.



Karsen Cook

Karsen Elyse Cook, 23, of Switzerland County, Indiana, died Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, at IU Health North Hospital in Carmel, Indiana, after a battle with colon cancer.



She was born Dec. 4, 1996 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, to Timothy Wayne “Tim” Cook and Ginger Renee Smith Kincaid. She was raised in Rising Sun, Indiana, was a 2015 graduate of Rising Sun High School and in the summers was employed for Cocoa Tan in Vevay, Indiana. On Jan. 25, 2017, she and her fiancé, Richie Lay, of Switzerland County, Indiana, had a daughter, Kambrie Elyse Lay. They got engaged on Oct. 13, 2017 at the Newport Aquarium with their daughter present. From June 2018 through September 2019 she worked with her mom at The Kooky Kokonut in Vevay, Indiana. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Indiana University on Dec. 16, 2019, and was employed as a scheduling specialist for Belterra Casino & Resort in Florence, Indiana, from October 2019 to present.

She was a member of the Olive Branch Baptist Church in Bear Branch, Indiana, and was baptized in 2009. She enjoyed going to the beach, spending time with her family and friends, four wheeling, boating, reading, going to church and doing everything for her daughter. On May 20, 2019 doctors found a mass on her colon and she spent the next several months sharing her journey battling cancer.

Survivors include her mother and stepfather, Ginger Renee Smith and Scotty Kincaid of Rising Sun; her father, Timothy Wayne “Tim” Cook and his companion, Jessica Ballard, of Rising Sun; her daughter and fiancé, of Switzerland County; her brothers, Tyler Cook of Rising Sun and Keegan Kincaid of Patriot, Indiana; her sisters, Kelly Jo Kincaid of Patriot and Bowen Cook of Rising Sun; her maternal grandparents, Gardy and Priscilla “Toy” Smith of Patriot; her paternal grandparents, Donnie and Mona Cook of Rising Sun; and several aunts and uncles, great aunts and great uncles, nephews, cousins and numerous friends.

She was preceded in death by her maternal great grandparents, Wilford Conway “Bill” and Jewell Ray “Judy” Clemons Dickerson and Hobart M. and Ada M. Koons Smith; and her paternal great grandparents, Willie Edward and Elma Marie Ryle Cook and Virgil Lee and Tina Helen Hobbs Hutton.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Interment will follow in the Eastview Cemetery in Patriot. Visitation is from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 11, at the funeral home.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, social distancing and masks will be required at all visitation and services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Education Fund for Kambrie Elyse Lay c/o her father, Richie Lay. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com.



Susan Gray

Susan Elizabeth Steinhardt Gray, 59, of Madison, Indiana, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, at her home in downtown Madison.

She was born May 24, 1961, in Madison, to Paul E. and Dorothy E. Buchanan Steinhardt. She was raised in Madison and graduated from Madison Consolidated High School in 1979. She attended Miami University at Oxford, Ohio, where she was a member of Alpha Phi Sorority and received her Bachelor of Science in Business in 1983. She worked early in life for her father at the family business, Steinhardt & Hanson in downtown Madison. She was raised in the Catholic faith and was a member of the Prince of Peace Catholic Church. She first married Louis Valker III on Oct. 6, 1984. She lived in Mason, Ohio, and was employed as office manager for Lou Greene Real Estate in Blue Ash. She then resided in Goshen, Kentucky, and worked as a pharmacy tech for Kroger Company for six years. She married Donald E. Gray on July 3, 2008 and was last employed with American Greetings in merchandising for 11 years. She loved her cats and dogs, was an accomplished pianist and also played the flute.

Survivors include her husband of 12 years, Donald E. Gray, of Madison; her step children, Alex Gray, Samantha Gray and Stacie Gray all of Middletown, Ohio; her sister, Catherine “Cate” Steinhardt Thompson of Madison; her brother, Paul Christopher “Chris” Steinhardt of Carlsbad, California; and four step grandchildren, a niece and nephew, grand nieces, numerous cousins and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery in downtown Madison. Visitation is from noon until the time of services Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jefferson County Animal Shelter or the Jefferson County American Red Cross. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com.



Robert Griffin

Robert Wayne Griffin, 49, of Madison, Indiana, died Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, at his home, ending a seven year battle with cancer.

He was born Nov. 25, 1970, in Louisville, to Roger and Marilyn Eyhorn Griffin. He resided all of his life in Jefferson County, Indiana, was a 1989 graduate of Southwestern High School and married Marylee “Shamaine” Cloat on Jan. 29, 1994. He was employed as engineer for the Madison Railroad for more than 20 years, held membership in the Madison Moose Lodge No. 765 and enjoyed playing poker, throwing darts, riding his motorcycle, playing corn hole, tattoos, socializing with his friends and taking trips to Las Vegas and the beach when possible.

Survivors include his parents; his wife of 26 years; his brother, Matt Griffin of Indianapolis; his grandmother, Gladys Eyhorn of Austin, Texas; and several aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, cousins and other family.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Lizzie Hampton Griffin Morrisonl and his grandfathers, Albert Eyhorn and John Griffin.

Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Visitation is from 5 p.m. until time of service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com.



Carolyn McNeill

Carolyn McNeill, 76, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Indiana.

She was born on Dec. 25, 1943, in Hope, Indiana, to Ralph Harold Kelley and Ruth Elizabeth Stanley Kelley. She had retired as a hairdresser for the Cutting Edge in Carrollton after 34 years. She loved to raise flowers in her garden, spend time with her children and in her younger years she loved to water ski. She had attended Valley Christian Church in Carrollton.

Survivors include her husband, Steve Thomas McNeill of Carrollton; a daughter, Carmen Rae Williams of Warsaw, Kentucky; two sons, Stacey Walker and Jeff Walker, both of Carrollton; two stepdaughters, Sara McNeill of Swan Station, North Carolina and Stephanie Bonoit of Ethel, Louisiana; and six grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Joyce Ball; and a brother, Richard Lee Kelley.

Memorial services will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton. Visitation is from 4 p.m. until time of services Thursday at the funeral home.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and reopening requirements, funeral home occupancy will be limited to 50% of normal capacity. Social distancing and face masks will be required.

Online condolences may be made at: www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.



James Miller

James Allen Miller, 78, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, at the Norton’s Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville.

Be was born Jan. 4, 1942, in Columbia, Missouri, to Virgil Davis Miller and Martha Fannie Williams Miller. He retired from Nucor Steel in May 2015 as an equipment operator after having retired in 1994 from Brown & Root Construction Company. He had also served in the US Army National Guard.

Survivors include two daughters, Stephanie Surratt of Milton, Kentucky and Gloria Belcher of Carrollton; a son, Chris Miller of Carrollton; and five grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Minnie Rose Kidd Mille, in May 2015; an infant sister, Gloria Miller; and a brother, Verlin Miller.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020 at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton. Pass through visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 8, at the funeral home. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton.

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, funderal home building occupancy will be limited to 50% normal capacity and social distancing requirements and face masks will be required.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life at 982 Eastern Parkway, Louisville, KY 40217 or through the funeral home.

Online condolences, www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.