Obituaries - May 28, 2014
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 11:00 AM
Clarence Edward "Ed" Dean, 72, of Scipio, died Monday, May 26, 2014, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility in Columbus.
He was born March 7, 1942, in Columbus, to Clarence Buck and Lora White Dean. He worked as a body mechanic for Bates RV in Florida, Bob & Joe's in North Vernon and Jim's Body Shop in Seymour. He was a member of Moose Lodge in Florida and the Eagles Club in Seymour. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, rebuilding trucks and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his companion, Jean Taylor of Scipio; three sons, Frank Douglas of Westport, and Charles Edward Dean and Gregory Allen Dean, both of Florida; one daughter, Carey Frisque of Madison; one brother, Wilbur Dean of Florida; two sisters, Judy Mae Ramsey of North Vernon and Bertha Diana Porter of Bedford; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Lawerance "Larry" Dean and Robert "Bob" Dean.
No services are planned. Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon is in charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.
Online condolences can be sent at www.dovesharprudicel.com.
Margaret Mae Gaines, 91, of Madison, died Monday, May 26, 2014, at Hickory Creek at Madison.
She was born May 23, 1923, in Lexington, to Ransome and Gladys Bessie Rogers Wainscott. Before her retirement in 1980, she worked as a cook at St. Mary's and St. Michael's schools in Madison and as a nurse's aide in Greensburg and Columbus hospitals. She was a member of New Bethel United Methodist Church and had also attended St. Michael's Church in Madison. She enjoyed politics, making dolls, quilting, sewing and reading books. She was a member of the Ladies Aide at New Bethel United Methodist Church and was a Girl Scout leader.
She is survived by two sons, Ralph R. Gaines of North Vernon and Mike Gaines of Fishers; five daughters, Joyce Seal of Hope, Barbara Geisler of Madison, Ruth Ann Shirey of Indianapolis, Penny Henry of Madison and Marie Gilpin of North Vernon; one sister, Edna Lucille Cook of New Harmony, Utah; 22 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; and 33 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph B. Gaines, whom she married Feb. 17, 1939, and who died March 29, 1993; her parents; five sisters, Gladys Larraine Leeds, Daisy Harold, Ida Lucille Rousch, Mary Jo Rogers and Geneva Wainscott; and two brothers, Dean Wainscott and Frankie Wainscott.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral and Cremation Service in North Vernon. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens.
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 Huntington's Disease Society of America.
Online condolences can be sent at www.sawyerfuneralservice.com.
Christopher Noah Preston Gay, was stillborn Monday, May 26, 2014, at King's Daughters' Hospital, to Ashley Preston and Jason Gay of Charlestown.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
Melinda Carol Denise Ashby Liter, 49, of Wildwood, Fla., formerly of Madison, died Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Lane Purcell Hospice in Wildwood, Fla.
She was born Sept. 4, 1964, in Madison, to Charles Nophaie Sr. and Norma Jean Wyne Ashby. She was raised in Madison, but had resided in Wildwood, Fla., the last 24 years. She worked as an administrative assistant. She was a member of Brooksburg Baptist Church. She enjoyed horseback riding, computers and photography.
She is survived by one daughter, Tonya Dawn Liter of Wildwood, Fla.; two sons, Clinton Dale Liter and Booker John Mathieu, both of Wildwood, Fla.; three brothers, Charles Robert Ashby of Hortense, Ga., Dale Herman Ashby of Hanover and Bruce Allan Ashby of Madison; one sister, Gail Francene Johnson of Madison; and four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Charles Nophaie Ashby Jr.
A memorial service will be at noon Saturday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. A celebration will immediately follow the service at Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to a charity of the donor's choice. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
The original obituary was published May 1, 2014.
Loren E. "Marty" Martin, 88, of Madison, died Monday, May 26, 2014, in Madison.
He was born Feb. 21, 1926, in Moores Hill, to Sherman and Delia Leffler Martin. He was raised in Moores Hill and graduated from high school there in 1944. He served in the Army from May 5, 1944, to March 22, 1946, rising to the rank of Private First Class in Company A 263rd Infantry during World War II. He received the Good Conduct Medal and other service awards. He resided in Moores Hill and worked for Seagrams in Lawrenceburg. He moved to Madison in 1957 and was employed as a welder for the Indiana-Kentucky Electric Co. in Madison, retiring after 39 years of service. He was a member of the First Baptist Church. He enjoyed Indiana University basketball and the Cincinnati Reds. He also enjoyed playing the guitar.
He is survived by one daughter, Sharon Butcher of Madison; two stepgrandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Eva B. Rice Martin, whom he married in December 1951, and who died June 22, 1994; his parents; three brothers, Virgil Martin, Norman Martin and Harold Martin; and one sister, Alberta Ickenroth.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted graveside by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 1 p.m. until the service. A final salute will be conducted by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Disabled American Veterans. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Irene Law Mickelson, 85, of Lexington, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg.
She was born June 13, 1928, in Lexington, to Ira and Bessie Pheasant Law. She was a 1946 graduate of Lexington High School. She worked with the Scott County Bank and Scott County Courthouse in the Clerks Office. She was a member of the Bethel Club, Homemakers Club and Lexington Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed her cats, gardening, flowers and socializing with family and friends.
She is survived by two sons, John William Mickelson of Nicholasville, Ky., and Max David Mickelson of Lexington; four grandsons; two cousins; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Max Charles Mickelson, whom she married Feb. 22, 1953, and who died Dec. 10, 2012; her parents; and one brother, John A. Law.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lexington Presbyterian Church, 2804 South Mulberry Street in Lexington. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre on Friday from 4:30 to 8 p.m. and at the church Saturday from noon until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Gideon's Memorial Bible Plan or the Lexington Presbyterian Church. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com
Anna Marie Rowlett, 96, of Madison, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at Hickory Creek at Madison.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
Carol Ann Hennon Tevis, 73, of Moorefield, died Monday, May 26, 2014, at Swiss Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.
She was born March 21, 1941, in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was the daughter of Lloyd J. and Grace E. Hamilton Hennon. She was raised and attended school in Madison. She had resided in Moorefield since 1984. She was employed in the Kitchen and House Keeping departments for the Ogle Haus Inn in Vevay, retiring after three years of service. She was a member of the North United Methodist Church. She enjoyed her dogs and listening to Ham radio.
She is survived by her husband, Robert L. "Bob" Tevis, whom she married Dec. 18, 1977; one daughter, Julie Montfort of Frankfort, Ky.; two sons, Jeff Welch of Chicago, Ill., and Buddy Tyrrell of Madison; four stepsons, Steve Tevis of Reading, Pa., Mark Tevis of Pottstown, Pa., and Michael Tevis and Rob Tevis, both of Reading, Pa.; three brothers, Larry Norris of Louisville, Ohio, and Vaughan Mohler and Allen Mohler, both of Canton, Ohio; three sisters, Vicki Mohler and Theresa Griffin, both of Canton, Ohio, and Viola Evans of Uniontown, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her birth parents, Clara Williams Mohler and John Price; and one brother, Terry Mohler.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 5 to 8 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Moorefield Volunteer Fire Department First Responders. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.