Magaleen Archer

Magaleen Kellams Archer, 91, of West Baden Springs died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at her residence.  

She was born March 1, 1922, in French Lick, to Raymond and Effie McKeighen Kellams. She was a 1941 graduate of the French Lick High School. She was a retired beautician. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in West Baden Springs and Moores Ridge United Methodist Church in French Lick. She enjoyed traveling with her husband to art shows where they sold his handmade items.

She is survived by her husband, Everett Archer, whom she married Aug. 7, 1940; two sons, Gary Archer of Howe and Jeff Archer of Eckerty; one daughter, Barbara Schaum of Madison; one sister, Betty Stanfield of French Lick; five grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and four sisters, Ethel Qualkenbush, Sadie Kinsey, Kathleen Wells and Margaret Sugarman.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home in French Lick. Burial will be in Moores Ridge Cemetery in French Lick.

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

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Moores Ridge Cemetery Fund, c/o Donna Breeden, 3927 S. County Road 650 W., French Lick, IN 47432, or the First Baptist Church in West Baden Springs.

Online condolences can be sent to brosmerkemplefh@hotmail.com or www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com.



Betty Barnes

Betty J. Barnes, 72, of Madison, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at her son's residence.

She was born Dec. 6, 1941, in Mulberry, Ohio, to Theodore Charles and Lydia Brooks Whisman Hamm. She was raised in Ohio, moving to Jefferson County at the age of 15. She retired from Grote Industries after 36 1/2 years of service. She also worked as a dietitian at King's Daughters' Hospital. She attended North Madison Baptist Church. She enjoyed reading, crochet, socializing with friends and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by one son, Charles William "Chuck" Barnes of Madison; two daughters, Deirdra Kathleen Monday of Hanover and Lisa Schafer of Madison; five brothers, Donald Hamm, Jackie Hamm, Ronnie Cristopher, Donnie Hamm and Chris Hamm; one sister, Bonnie Waterson; 14 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

No service is planned. Cremation was chosen.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to King's Daughters' Health Hospice. Contributions can be made through Vail Funeral Chapel, which is in charge of arrangements.

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



Clinton Center

Clinton Winford Center, 78, of Madison, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at his residence.

He was born May 28, 1935, in Wolf County, Ky., to Taylor and Tiny Hobbs Center. He was raised in Wolf County and moved to Jefferson County in 1938. He served in the Army from Jan. 9, 1958 to Jan. 8, 1964, during the Vietnam War, rising to the rank of Private First Class. He was a self-employed mechanic and owned and operated Center's Garage for many years. He also drove a truck and operated a sawmill. He enjoyed playing music, tinkering on motors and rebuilding engines. He also enjoyed planting a garden and sharing it with friends and family, and his weekly visit to Ponderosa Steakhouse. He was of the Baptist faith and attended Hebron Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Alfreda Fay Denning Center, whom he married Feb. 23, 1963; three sisters, Betty Wright of Madison, Jewel Holland of Winchester, Ohio and Wanda Burkhardt of Madison; one brother, Scotty Center of Madison; and several nieces nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one step daughter, Dena Bryant; two brothers, Ellis Center and Lonnie Center; and four sisters, Juanita Mae Smith, Norma "Dean" Willoughby, Stella Faye Brown and Vada Thacker McCoy.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted in the cemetery chapel by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from noon until the service. A final salute will be conducted by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Clint Center Memorial Fund. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.



Dorothy Dean

Dorothy Dale Andrew Dean, 80, of Bedford Ky., died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at Signature Healthcare in Bedford, Ky.

She was born Feb. 15, 1933, in Bedford, Ky., to Henry F. Andrew and Lelah Craig Martin. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed tending her flower gardens.

She is survived by her husband, Robert Dean; six children, Kathleen Cheatham and Sharon Lewis, both of Frankfort, Ky., Trudy Boshers of Livingston, Ky., Tena Hartley of Frankfort, Ky., William Dean Jr. of Lexington, Ky. and Christopher Dean of LaGrange, Ky.; three brothers, Lawrence Craig Andrew, Graham Perkinson and Billy Joe Perkinson; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Danny J. Taylor and Randall F. Eldridge; her parents; and 22 siblings, Gloria Andrew Schwab, Molly Andrew Shelton, Herbert Andrew, Winford Andrew, Howard Andrew, Hazel Andrew Barnette, Viola Andrew Jeffries, Russell Andrew, Warren Andrew, Elsworth Andrew, Laverne Andrew Brooks, Marie Andrew Kosak, Vivian June Andrew, Alma Lee Perkinson Hakes, Claude Perkinson, Maurice Perkinson, Carol Bradley Perkinson, Leonard Perkinson, Martha Perkinson Khrone, Orena Perkinson Tingle, Gail Perkinson Mahoney and Jean Perkinson Kelly.

A memorial service will be at noon Thursday at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford, Ky. Burial will be in Bedford Cemetery.

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

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



Frank Heveline Jr.

Frank Heveline Jr., 83, of Milton, Ky., died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at Hickory Creek at Madison.

He was born on March 6, 1930, Milton,Ky., to Frank Marion and Willena Staples Heveline. He served in the Navy during the Korean War. He was a member of Milton Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon emeritus and enjoyed working with the Baptist Builders. He enjoyed woodworking, refinishing furniture, reading and traveling with his wife.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Bonnie Craig Heveline; one son, Frank Gregory Heveline of Milton, Ky.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Geraldine Heveline; and one brother, James Heveline.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Milton Baptist Church, 10076 U.S. 421, Milton, Ky. Burial will be in Moffett Cemetery in Milton, Ky. Military honors will be conducted graveside by the Navy and Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Friends may call at the church today from 4 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Milton Baptist Church.

Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford, Ky. is in charge of arrangements.

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



Daniel Hobbs

Daniel H. Hobbs, 63, of Madison, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at his residence.

He was born May 13, 1950, in Madison, to Gerald R. and Betty June Engle Hobbs. He was raised in Madison and was a 1968 graduate of Southwestern High School. He received a bachelor's degree in education from Indiana University Southeast and then he graduated from the Indiana University School of Law in 1981. He served in the Army from Sept. 16, 1968 to April 26, 1970, serving during the Vietnam War and rising to the rank of Specialist Five. He received the Army Commendation Medal, the Good Conduct Medal, the Bronze Star, the Air Medal and several other service and campaign medals. He was united in marriage to Michal "Mickie" S. Adams. He was employed as a teacher at Crothersville High School teaching physics and chemistry from 1974 to 1978. He began his legal career with the Indianapolis Law Firm of McTurnan and Meyer. He opened his law practice in Madison in 1981, retiring in 1999. He also worked as an electrician with Roy Hearne for several years. After retirement he had worked for LMS Contracting in Madison and enjoyed helping others with repair work. He was a former member of Calvary Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday school in the 1970s. He was a member and past commander of the Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969. He was also a member of Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion. He enjoyed scuba diving, flying single engine aircraft, carpentry and fishing.

He is survived by one son, Doug Hobbs of Madison; one daughter, Taleen Jackson of Honolulu, Hawaii; his step mother, Lela G. Hobbs of Madison; three brothers, Gerald "Gerry" R. Hobbs Jr. of Madison, James A. "Jim" Hobbs of Denver, Colo. and Thomas E. "Tom" Hobbs of Harvard, Ill.; one sister, Lisa M. Hightower of Deland, Fla.; three grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father, who died July 12, 1994; and his mother, who died, July 31, 2002.

The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be private in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 5 p.m. until the service. A final salute and military honors will be conducted by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Daniel H. Hobbs Memorial Fund. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.



Genevieve Lynn

Genevieve "Johnnie" Lynn, 77, of Madison, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at King's Daughters' Hospital.

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



Mary Seel

Mary C. Scott Seel, 76, of Madison, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at King's Daughters' Hospital.

She was born April 25, 1937, in Sanders, Ky., to Howard and Ruby Bales Scott. She resided most of her life in Jefferson County. Early in life she lived in Switzerland County and attended Vevay High School. She was employed with the U.S. Shoe Corporation in Vevay for 10 years. She then worked a total of 37 years as a psychiatric attendant for the Madison State Hospital. She was a member of Brooksburg Baptist Church. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, raising flowers and feeding her hummingbirds.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth D. Seel, whom she married March 7, 1959; two sons, Troy Seel of Madison and Travis Seel of Vevay; two sisters, Eva McKinley of Hanover and Ruby Manuel of Madison; three grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; seven sisters, Sarah Virginia Scott, Eunice Sharron, Jennie King Ford, Dora E. Lewis, Nelrose Armstrong Mefford, Nancy Danger and Judy Zearing; and two brothers, Martin Scott and Robert Scott.

The funeral will be private at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Brooksburg Cemetery.

Visitation will be private from 1 p.m. until the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Heart Association. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.



James Thompson

James Donald Thompson, 76, of East Enterprise, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at his daughter's residence in Aurora.

He was born Jan. 28, 1937, in New York City, N.Y., to James M. and Florence Grieser Thompson. He was raised in New York City, where he attended Catholic high school. He served in the Marine Corps from 1954 to 1956, during the Korean War. He was employed as an office manager at the Office Park in Cincinnati, Ohio, for several years. He was a former steelworker for the Steel Mills in Lyndhurst, N.J. He was employed as a maintenance supervisor for the World Trade Center in New York. He was a member of the Steelworkers Union in New York, The Knights of Columbus in Lyndhurst, N.J. and Our Most Sorrowful Mother of God Catholic Church in Vevay. He enjoyed television, reading, shopping and collecting guns.

He is survived by three daughters, Kim DeDreu of Aurora, Lisa DeDreu of Geneva, Fla. and Jamie Chase of Rising Sun; one brother, Ed Thompson of Vevay; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Diana June Karrer Thompson, whom he married Dec. 9, 1961, and who died Dec. 18, 2009; his parents; one sister, Eileen Garland; one brother, Robert Thompson; and three grandsons.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Inurnment will be in New Liberty Cemetery in East Enterprise.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from noon until the service. Military honors will be conducted by Vevay Post 185 of the American Legion and the Vevay Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5396 at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to The Most Sorrowful Mother of Catholic Church. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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



Janice Watson

Janice Sue Watson, 57, of Indianapolis, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

She was born Jan. 13, 1956, in Madison, to George A. and Mildred J. Robertson Watson. She was employed as a page in the Indianapolis Library. She was a leader in the R.O.S.E.S. and member of the Immanuel Church of Christ.

She is survived by two sisters, Jeanette Hopper of Lexington and Shirley Callahan, both of Madison; three brothers, Arthur Watson of Madison, Danny Watson of Westport and Ricky Watson of Winsted, Conn.; four nieces; and six nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Jennifer Zirkle; her companion, Larry Weimer; and one nephew.

A service will be held at a later date.

Bell Mortuary and Crematory's Royster-Askin-Sandrock Chapel in Indianapolis is in charge of arrangements.

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



Dorothy Wingham

Dorothy I. Ray Wingham, 87, of Madison, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at King's Daughters' Hospital.

She was born March 4, 1926, in Galveston, Texas, to James and Irene Aintwright Ray. She was raised and attended school in Galveston. She raised her family and resided in Trimble County, Ky. for 40 years. She was employed as a nurse's aid with the Clifty Falls Convalescent Center in Madison. She lived in Tampa, Fla. for 16 years and worked for South Florida University Medical Center in Obstetrics Department. She moved to Madison in 1986. She was a member of the Union Grove Christian Church in Trimble County, Ky., Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion Auxiliary and Madison Moose Lodge 765. She enjoyed living near her family, her grandchildren, crocheting, knitting, cooking, reading, electronic games and bluegrass music.

She is survived by three sons, Richard Steven Wingham of Jackson, Tenn., Douglas Harold Wingham of Milton, Ky. and Stanley Ray Wingham of Bedford, Ky.; one daughter, Trina McIntosh of Madison; one sister, Estelle Walker of Houston, Texas; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Harold Wingham, whom she married June 4, 1944, and who died Aug. 27, 1971; her parents; four brothers, Joe Ray, Jimmy Ray, Chester Ray and Charlie Ray; two sisters, Irene Ray and Myrle Ray; and one great-granddaughter.

All services will be private. Burial will be in Moffett Cemetery in Milton, Ky.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society. Contributions can be made through Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, which is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.