Lester Crane

Lester Crane, 93, of Scottsburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, in Scottsburg.

He was born Dec. 31, 1919, in Florala, Ala., to Carl C. and Ethel A. Weeks Crane. He was a 1938 graduate of Scottsburg High School. He retired from Cummins Engine Co. He was also a former postmaster in Blocher. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Scottsburg and a former deacon at Scaffold Lick Baptist Church. He was a member of the Scottsburg Masonic Lodge F. & A.M. 572 for more than 50 years, a charter member of the Blocher Fire Department, a former Democrat precinct committeeman, and a previous member of the Township Advisory Board.

He is survived by one son, David L. Crane of Scottsburg; one daughter, Linda K. Couch of Scottsburg; one sister, Marjorie Harmon of Lovett; five grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Crane; his parents; two brothers, Lloyd Crane and Virgil Crane; and one sister, Ruth Harmon.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Burial will be in Scaffold Lick Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted graveside.

Friends may call at the funeral home today from 4 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. until the service. A Masonic service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Alzheimer's Research. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.stewart-hoaglandfuneralhome.com.



Alex McClain

Alex McClain, 78, of Versailles, died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, at his residence.

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



James Saylor

James Mackenzie "Spud" Saylor, 26, of Hanover, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in a single-vehicle car accident near Hanover.

He was born June 19, 1987, in Madison, to James Eugene Saylor and Heather R. Richmond. He spent most of his life in the Madison community. He was a 2005 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School, where he played football. He worked construction for several years, also formerly working for McDonald's in Madison. He was currently working for Arby's in Madison. He was baptized at and was a member of Hanover Baptist Church. He was looking forward to the birth of his first child. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, video games, pool and music.

He is survived by his fiancee, Holly Marie Richardson of Hanover; his mother, and her companion, Jerry Roark of Osgood; his father of Deputy; his maternal grandmother, Nancy Nickell of Washington; his maternal grandfather, Mark Richmond of Versailles; his paternal grandparents, Jim and Donna Saylor of Scottsburg; his maternal great-grandmother, Isabell Richmond of Versailles; four aunts and uncles; four nephews; and several great-aunts, great-uncles, cousins and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his maternal great-grandparents, Vern Richmond, and Bub and Virginia Liter.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in New Prospect Cemetery near Saluda.

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

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the James "Spud" Saylor Memorial Fund. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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