Andy Gibson

Andy Gibson, 73, of Madison, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2014 at The Waters of Clifty Falls.

He was born May 8, 1940, in Mt. Sterling, Ky., to Arthur and Elizabeth Martin Gibson. He was a retired carpenter. He was a member of the Christian church in Bethel, Ky. and Masonic Lodge 251 in Indianapolis.

He is survived by his wife, Jackline Couch Gibson whom he married Sept. 30, 1989; two daughters, Bonnie Josephine Graham and Angela Jane Neff, both of Greenfield; two step sons, Robert Cummings of Texas and Randy Cummings of Indianapolis; one sister, Josephine Stacy of Xenia, Ohio; six grandchildren; two step grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; four step great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; five sisters, Ruth, Myrtle, Christine, Margaret and Ethel; and six brothers, Paul, Arthur Jr., William Lee, Harry and infant twins.

A Masonic funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Taul Funeral Homes in Mt. Sterling, Ky. Burial will be in Machpelah Cemetery in Mt. Sterling, Ky.

Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 8 a.m. until the service.

Vail Funeral Chapel is in charge of local arrangements.

Online condolences can be sent at www.vailfuneralchapel.com.



Shirley Gotts

Shirley J. Gotts, 79, of Madison, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at the Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.



Imogene Gossom

Imogene Gatewood Gossom, 87, of Milton, Ky., died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at Hickory Creek at Madison.

She was born Dec. 28, 1926, in Trimble County, Ky., to John Edwin and Mary Ball Gatewood. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Milton Baptist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Vickie Butler and Cheryl Pettit, both of Milton, Ky.; six sons, Michael Gossom of Madison, Terry Gossom of Crestwood, Ky., James Gossom of Jeffersonville, Kenneth Gossom of Bedford, Ky., Eddy Gossom of Milton, Ky. and Donnie Gossom of Louisville, Ky.; 18 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford L. Gossom, who died in 2009; one daughter, Brenda Staples; her parents; and one brother, Leland Gatewood.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Milton Baptist Church. Burial will be Moffett Cemetery in Milton, Ky.

Friends may call at the church today from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until the service.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Milton Baptist Church.

Wood Oakley Funeral Home in Milton, Ky. is in charge of arrangements.

This is a corrected version of an obituary published Thursday. It corrects provided information on the spelling of a son's name and on the number of surviving grandchildren.



Donnetta Lauderbaugh

Donnetta M. Lauderbaugh, 75, of North Vernon, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

She was born July 9, 1938, in Trimble County, Ky., to Odell and Helen Holder Welch. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed watching NASCAR and college basketball. She also enjoyed listening to country music and Gaither gospel music, watching her son's bowling team and spending time out with her classmates.

She is survived by one son, Niles Lauderbaugh of Seymour; one brother, Terry Welch of Florida; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger Lauderbaugh, whom she married in 1956, and who died in 2005; her parents; and two brothers, Darrell Welch and Larry Welch.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral and Cremation Service in North Vernon. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 11 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society.

Online condolences can be sent at www.sawyerfuneralservice.com.



Lou Ella Rucker

Lou Ella Martin Rucker, 62, of Worthville, Ky., died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at Carroll County Memorial Hospital.

She was born Jan. 22, 1952, in Carrollton, Ky., to Homer "Monk" and Anna Elizabeth Towles Martin. She worked at Electro Wire in Campbellsburg, Ky. and was a former manager at McDonalds in Carrollton, Ky. She was a member of the Carrollton Wesleyan Church.

She is survived by her husband, Everett L. Rucker; three daughters, Carrie Rucker Foster of Lexington, Ky. and Tracey Rucker Crawford and Cindy Williams Rucker, both of Worthville, Ky.; two sons, Christopher Rucker and Everett Rucker Jr., both of Worthville, Ky.; two sisters, Sue Gray of Milton, Ky. and Shirley Willhoite of Worthville, Ky.; three brothers, Ralph Martin of Carrollton, Ky., Casper "Butch" Martin of Campbellsburg, Ky. and Roy "Doc" Martin of Carrollton, Ky.; and 10 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Roger Martin.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. Cremation was chosen.

Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m.

Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.



John Stoner

John David Stoner, 73, of Madison, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at King's Daughters' Hospital.

He was born May 4, 1940, in Madison, to Edward C. and Mary M. Stewart Stoner. He was a 1959 graduate of Madison High School. He served as a cook in the Army during the Vietnam Conflict. He was a a farmer from 1965 to the present. He was also a carpenter and millwright. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America for 30 years, retiring in 2005. He previously worked for the Rexnord Corporation. He currently drove cars for Craig Toyota, and was a funeral service assistant at Lytle Funeral Chapel. He was member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church and the church chancel choir. He was a past president of the Madison Kiwanis Club, a trustee of the Madison Elks Lodge, Fourth Degree of the Knights of Columbus and part of the local Ulster Project. He was a Kentucky Colonel. He was an Indiana University basketball fan. He enjoyed fishing, traveling, gardening, farming and his cows.

He is survived by his wife, Carol Wass Stoner, whom he married April 24, 1965; one daughter, Christine Wolfe of Canaan; three sons, Steven D. Stoner of Lexington, and John R. Stoner and Greg E. Stoner, both of Floyds Knobs; one brother, Paul Stoner of Sellersburg; one sister, Deanna Briley of Lebanon, Ohio; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Edward "Butch" Stoner, who died July 27, 1997, and Harry T. "Tom" Stoner, who died March 22, 2001; and one grandson.

Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery.

Friends may call at Lytle Funeral Chapel Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Monday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. The rosary will be said at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Prince of Peace Catholic Church or the Riverfront Development Committee. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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Online condolences can be sent at www.lytlefuneralchapel.com.



Robert Thompson

Robert J. "Bobby Joe" Thompson, 69, of Madison, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at Hosparus Inpatient Unit of Norton Pavilion in Louisville, Ky.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.