Betty Bear

Betty Lou Scott Bear, 67, of Madison, died Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.

She was born Feb. 10, 1946, in Madison, to Mary Charlotte Scott. She was raised in Switzerland County and moved to Madison at the age of 16. She worked early in life at various nursing homes and as a private baby sitter. She also worked for Meyers and Sons in downtown Madison and then at Chamber's Drug Store for six years. She retired from the Madison State Hospital, where she worked in food service. She enjoyed her computer, dancing and socializing with family and friends. She was a member of the Faith Covenant Church Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion Auxiliary.

She is survived by three sons, Robert Willhoite and Nathan E. Monroe, both of Madison, and Louis A. "Tony" Bear II of Milton, Ky.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis A. "Tony" Bear, whom she married March 2, 1974, and who died July 19, 2000; one infant son, Gary Lee Willhoite; one daughter, Charlotte K. Willhoite, who died Jan. 22, 1997; her mother; her grandparents who raised her, Ward and Betty Scott; and one infant sister.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until the service. Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion will conduct a special service at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the King's Daughters' Hospice or the American Cancer Society. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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



Leonard Nott

Leonard E. Nott, 78, of Madison, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.

He was born Aug. 10, 1935, in Indianapolis, to Theodore J. and Dorothy Mae Taylor Nott. He had resided in Jefferson County since 1951. He was a 1955 graduate of Dupont High School. He was employed for 40 years with Cummins Engine Co., working in the Instrumentation and Gauges Department, retiring in 1996. He was a member of North Madison Christian Church. He enjoyed tending to his farm, raising cattle, playing cards, socializing, spending time with his grandchildren, playing bingo and traveling.

He is survived by one daughter, Cindy Ferguson of Madison; one stepdaughter, Jackie Baxter of Lexington; one stepson, Phillip Lobb of Madison; one brother, Theodore Franklin Nott of Westport; one sister, Norma Supplee of Louisville, Ky.; his companion, Charlene Goff of Vevay; six grandchildren; one great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith "Edie" Schindel Nott, whom he married Nov. 13, 1976, and who died May 9, 2006; his parents; and two brothers, Paul Nott and Allen Nott.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the North Madison Christian Church. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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