Obituaries - March 27, 2014
Thursday, March 27, 2014 11:00 AM
Marion Cook, 96, of Veedersburg, died, Monday, March 24, 2014, at St. Vincent Hospital in Williamsport.
He was born July 13, 1917, in Sterling, to Clare and Mary B. Idle Cook. He graduated from Veedersburg High School in 1935. He served in the Army during World War II. He was employed for many years as a quality control inspector at C & D in Attica, retiring in 1982. He was a member of the Sterling Christian Church, F.& A.M. Veedersburg Lodge 491 and Veedersburg Post 288 of the American Legion and the Coal Creek Gun Club.
He is survived by his wife, Indiana "India" Smith, whom he married Jan. 10, 1951 in Sterling; one sister, Mae Osborn of Covington; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be at 6 p.m. Friday at Dickerson Funeral Home in Veedersburg. A graveside service and burial will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in New Prospect Cemetery in Hanover. Military honors will be conducted graveside.
Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 4 to 5:45 p.m. A Masonic service will be held at 5:45 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to F.& A.M. Veedersburg Lodge 491.
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Online condolences can be sent at www.dickersonfuneralhome.com.
James Cornett, 64, of Madison, died Monday, March 24, 2014, at his residence.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Vail Funeral Chapel.
Tommy Cyrus, 77, of Madison, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at The Waters of Clifty Falls.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
Una K. McGill, 88, of Fort Worth, Texas, died Sunday, March 16, 2014.
She was born July 24, 1925, in Madison, to Golda and Joe Kelley. She moved to Texas in 1953. She was in the dental and medical profession most of her life. She retired as a licensed gemologist at 80.
She is survived by one daughter, Betty Grant of Hurst, Texas; three grandsons; three great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Larry J. McGill; her parents; her stepfather, Lawrence Seiwert; one sister, Ilva J. Kimmel; one brother, George J. Kelley; and one grandson.
Daisy Pearl Owens "Miss Daisy" Richards, 80, of Hanover, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at King's Daughters' Hospital.
She was born Sept. 1, 1933, in Madison, to William Benjamin Henry Harrison and Martha Pearl Crafton Owens. She was raised in Madison and had resided in Hanover since Aug. 1, 1950. She worked early in life as a medical assistant and at the Madison State Hospital. She was of the Christian faith. She was a member of Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Jefferson County Goodwill Conservation Club. She was a former member of the Madison Eagles Lodge and the Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969 Auxiliary. She enjoyed reading, gardening, dancing and crocheting. She was also a seamstress.
She is survived by four daughters, Sharon Richards Weiser of Columbus, Ohio, Regenia Richards Clark of Cadiz, Ky. and Pamela H. Richards Hale and Cynthia Ann Richards Bird, both of Madison; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Richards, whom she married Dec. 9, 1950, and who died Oct. 23, 2007; one daughter, Joy Elaine Fields, who died March 23, 1995; one son, Terrance Richards, who died May 1, 1957; her parents; six brothers, Harry Owens, Rolla Mack Owens, Elmer Owens, Eddie Owens, William Thomas and Wesley Thomas; and one sister, Emma Owens Drabb
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Jefferson County Public Library or the Miss Daisy Memorial Fund. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Jacqueline Hereford Thacker, 63, of Madison, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at her residence.
She was born June 26, 1950, in Madison, to Jack A. and Delsie Richmond Hereford. She was a 1968 graduate of Southwestern High School and attended Indiana State University. While in high school she was involved in many activities and volunteered with many organizations. She lived most of her early life in Madison working in family's businesses. She also worked for Sears Roebuck, traveling in the Midwest. For many years she managed rental properties in Lafayette and Kissimmee, Fla. She retired in 2012 as a manager for American Rental. She was involved with the Madison Regatta. She enjoyed NASCAR, and college basketball and football, especially Purdue and Florida State universities. She also enjoyed traveling, gardening, her pets and spending time on the lake with her grandson.
She is survived by one son, Brent Thacker of Madison; one grandson; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her father, who died April 28, 1991; her mother, who died Feb. 6, 2011; and one sister, Patricia Hereford, who died Oct. 8, 2010.
A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Our Hospice of Jennings County in North Vernon. Contributions can be made through Lytle Funeral Chapel, which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.lytlefuneralchapel.com.