Mary Florian

Mary Elizabeth Florian, 89, of Madison, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at The Waters of Clifty Falls.

She was born Sept. 24, 1924, to James T. and Nancy Newton League. She was a graduate of Midway High School in Midway, Ky. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the West Madison United Methodist Church. She enjoyed caring for her family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by one daughter, Nancy Watson of Madison; one sister, Loula L. Lippert of Versailles, Ky.; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Lewis Florian, whom she married April 2, 1947, and who died Dec. 21, 1998; her parents; seven sisters, Josie League, Mamie League, Sally Privett, Martha League, Ellen Meisner, Minnie Wise and Carolyn McDonald; and six brothers, James League, Preston League, George League, Matthew League, Alexander League and Chandler League.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Lytle Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Community Foundation of Madison and Jefferson County for Lide White Memorial Boys & Girls Club/Family & Community Center or Girls Inc. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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Adrian Foster Jr.

Adrian Dwight Foster Jr., 58, of Milton, Ky., died Sunday, March 9, 2014, at his son's residence in Milton, Ky.

He was born Aug. 25, 1955, in Pomona, Calif., to Adrian D. Sr. and Ethel Gray Foster. He was a graduate of Indio High School in Indio, Calif. He retired in 2000 as a correctional officer with the State of California Department of Corrections. He moved to Milton, Ky., in 2002 from LaQuinta, Calif.

He was a member of the LaQuinta Baptist Church. He was also a member of the California Correctional Peace Officers Association. He enjoyed watching "Star Trek."

He is survived by his wife, Jolene Gordon Foster, whom he married April 16, 1977; one daughter, Amber D. McDonald of Milton, Ky.; one son, Ryan Foster of Milton, Ky.; his parents of Yucaipa, Calif.; one sister, Mary Denise Weldon of Pomona, Calif.; two grandchildren; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

A memorial service will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mt. Hermon Baptist Church in Bedford, Ky.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Milton Fire and Rescue.

Lytle Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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Chester Hunter

Chester Lee Hunter, 73, of Turners Station, Ky., died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Baptist Health in LaGrange, Ky.

He was born March 9, 1941, in Worthville, Ky., to Connie and Lillie Mae Humble Hunter. He was a retired farmer, and brick and block mason. He was a member of Port Royal United Methodist Church.

He is survived by one daughter, Allissha Chantel Crawford of Turners Station, Ky.; one son, Darin Patrick Hunter of Shelbyville, Ky.; three sisters, Lillian Warfield and Agnes Smith, both of Carrollton, Ky., and Evelyn Frances Vick of Hampton, Va.; one brother, Gene Hunter of Worthville, Ky.; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirlene "Shirley" Hunter, who died in 2005; one son, Timothy Lane Hunter; his parents; one sister, Mary Ellen Hunt; and four brothers, William Hunter, Hubert Hunter, Douglas Hunter and Richard Hunter.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. Burial will be in Port Royal Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 10 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hosparus of Louisville. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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



John Loos Sr.

John Ronald "Ronnie" Loos Sr., 69, of New Port Richey, Fla., formerly of Jefferson County, died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at his daughter's residence in New Port Richey, Fla.

He was born May 22, 1944, in Madison, to John F. and Emma Stucker Loos. He attended electronics school in Denver, Colo., and worked for GTE for more than 35 years, specializing in fiber optics. He enjoyed collecting coins and fishing. He attended Smyrna-Monroe Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by one son, John Ronald Loos Jr.; one daughter, Shannon Webster of New Port Richey, Fla.; one sister, Joan Backus Smith of Hanover; two brothers, Wayne Loos of Brooksburg and Terry Loos of Ithica, Mich.; one aunt; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his paternal grandparents, Charles and Ethel Loos; and his maternal grandparents, Clem and Eva Stucker.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 10 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Olive Branch Cemetery Association. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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John Tilley

John Scott Tilley, 48, of Ghent, Ky., died Monday, March 10, 2014, at his residence.

He was born Jan. 4, 1966, in Carrollton, Ky., to John P. and LaVerne Hunter Tilley. He had been employed in the construction industry. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Carrollton.

He is survived by one son, J.D. Tilley of Carrollton, Ky.; his parents of Carrollton, Ky.; three sisters, Marketta Brock and Michelle Stewart, both of Carrollton, Ky. and Lynette Tilley of Madison.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton, Ky.

Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the First Baptist Church of Carrollton. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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



Nelson Turner

Nelson Larry Turner, 73, of Vevay, died Monday, March 10, 2014, at his residence.

He was born Jan. 1, 1941, in Gallatin County, Ky., to Paul J. and Elsie Mae Phillips Turner. He moved to Vevay when he was 4 and was raised on his family's farm. He was a 1959 graduate of Vevay High School. He was employed for 40 years at Cummins as a HVAC journeyman and five years at the Holset Plant in Madison. He was employed for the Charlestown Ammunition Plant in Charlestown. He was a member of the Butlerville Masonic Lodge No. 135 F&AM and the Masonic Lodge No. 122 F&AM. He assisted at the Swiss Wine Festival and YMCA and worked on the Democratic Election Board. He enjoyed gardening, raising roses and woodworking.

He is survived by his wife, Sue Sides Turner, whom he married Jan. 27, 1962; one daughter, Anita Turner McCullum of St. Leonard, Md.; one sister, Pauline O'Day of Spring Hill, Fla.; twin grandsons; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Alton Eugene Turner Sr.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Switzerland County Masonic Lodge 122 F. & A.M. Building Fund. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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Mabel Washburn

Mabel R. Washburn, 82, of Hanover, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Hanover Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Vail Funeral Chapel.