Obituaires 12/10/2020


Herbert ‘Jerry’ Schriefer

  Herbert Jerome “Jerry” Schriefer, 82, of Florence, Indiana, passed away at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 5th, 2020, at his residence.

  Jerry’s wish was cremation, and no services are being held at this time.

  In lieu of funeral services, and to honor Jerry, the family requests donations to your favorite charity.

  Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana, 47043 is assisting the family during this difficult time.

Ramona McClain

  Ramona A. Gelvin McClain, age 85, of Versailles, Indiana, died on Friday, November 27th, 2020, at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.

  Ramona entered this life on July 8th, 1935 in Moorefield. She was the daughter of the late Chancy James and Thelma Ernestine Joyce Gelvin. She was raised in Ripley County and went to school in New Marion.

  She was united in marriage to Alex Omer McClain in Ripley County.

  She had resided n California, Texas and back in Ripley County the past 30 years. She had worked in nursing for Silver Bell and Manderly Health Care.

  Ramona will be missed by her son, Kenneth McClain and his wife Marilyn of Butlerville, Indiana; by her daughters: Mary Ann Borders and her husband David of Rexville, Indiana, Helen Farrell of Versailles, Indiana, Karen McClain and her companion Tommy of Jefferson, Texas, and Connie McClain of Madison; by her five grandchildren; her six great-grandchildren; her two great- great-grandchildren; and by her several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

  She was preceded in death by her father, Chancy James Gelvin, who died on January 28th, 1964; by her mother, Thelma Ernestine Joyce Gelvin, who died on April 24th, 1995; by her husband, Alex Omer McClain, who died on October 3rd, 2013; by her brother, Louis Gelvin; by her son, Dennis Carl McClain, who died on September 6th, 2013; by her grandson, Justin Glayton, who died on June 13th, 2009; and by the people who raised her, Arnold and Sadie Farrell.

  Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, December 5th, at the Shelby Christian Church near Versailles, Indiana. Interment followed in the Shelby Cemetery near Versailles, Indiana.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s favorite charity. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover, which is assisting the family during this difficult time.

Ernest ‘Fred’ Gullion

  Ernest “Fred” Gullion, 82, of Scottsburg, Indiana, passed away of Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, Indiana.

  Fred was born on November 30th, 1938 in Switzerland County, the son of the late Hershel and Irene Dickerson-Gullion.

  He retired as an E7 with the Army National Guard after 20 years of service. Fred was very proud of his service to our country and earned the coveted ‘Connely Award’ — which awarded Fred as the “Most Outstanding Soldier” of the year for the State of Indiana.
  Fred had many hobbies and pastimes that his family will cherish forever. He was often found sharing stories with his friends and family on the porch swing or writing short stories about his life’s adventures. Fred enjoyed woodworking and gardening. He was involved several years with the local farmer’s market in Scottsburg.

  Fred and his wife Rowena operate the Gullion’s Farm Store in Scottsburg where they proudly sell fresh eggs and honey along with other produce. Fred was currently the President of the Historical Society in Lexington, Indiana.

  Fred is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Rowena Tetley-Gullion; by his three children: Rhonda Scott, Paula Taylor, and Monte Gullion (Mindy); by his three siblings: Jeanetta Jackson, Larry Gullion, and Joyce Gibson; by his five grandchildren: Steven Zink (Doug Johnson), Zach Taylor, Alex Gullion (Cameron), Adam Taylor, and Brian Gullion; and by his great granddaughter, Eleanor Gullion.

  Funeral services were held on Monday, December 7th,  at the Scott Funeral Home, 2515 Veterans Parkway, Jeffersonville, Indiana, with burial to follow in Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany, Indiana.

  Visitation was held on Sunday, December 6th, and also on Monday, December 7th prior to the beginning of the service at the funeral home.

  Memorial contributions can be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church, 809 Springdale Drive, Jeffersonville, Indiana. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. 

Paul ‘Eddie’ Ford

  Paul “Eddie” Ford, age 77, of Madison, formerly of Switzerland County, passed away at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, December 7th, 2020, at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

  He entered this life on January 19th, 1943 in Switzerland County. He was the loving son of the late Dilver E. and Bessie Ann (Bennett) Ford. He was raised in Switzerland County and was a 1961 graduate of Vevay High School.

  Eddie attended Miller Draughon Business College and graduated with a degree in banking and finance from University of Wisconsin.

  Eddie was blessed to marry his sweetheart of nearly 57 years, Barbara Gail Bolden on December 14th, 1963 at the Bethel United Methodist Church on Bethel Ridge in Switzerland County.

  Eddie served as Vice President for the Madison Bank & Trust in Madison, Indiana, from 1962-1998. He was a member of the North Madison Christian Church, Madison Jaycees, Madison Elks Lodge #524 and Sertoma Club. Eddie was involved in Tax-Increment Financing, an effort to start new businesses in Madison and Jefferson County.

  Eddie was a former board member of the Jefferson County United Way. Eddie was an avid golfer and enjoyed all sports, reading and traveling.

  Eddie will be deeply missed by his wife, Barbara Gail (Bolden) Ford of Madison; by his sister, Thelma Robinson of Crystal River, Florida; and by his several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

  He was preceded in death by his parents: Dilver E. and Bessie Ann (Bennett) Ford; by his brother, Harold Ford; by his twin sisters, Alberta Reed and Alfredia Ford; and by his sisters, Jeannie Crawford and Cleta Markland.

  Friends may call 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, December 10th, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana, 47043.

  Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, December 11th, at 11:00 a.m., by Brother Bob Hicks and Brother Robby King at the funeral home. Entombment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery.

  Due to COVID-19 requirements, masks are required along with social distancing at all of the services.

 Memorial contributions may be made to the North Madison Christian Church. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Lloyd Callis

  Lloyd Wayne Callis, age 82, of Switzerland County, passed away at 5:37 p.m. on Friday, December 4th, 2020, at the Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus, Indiana.

  Lloyd entered this life on March 24th, 1938 in Bedford, Kentucky. He was the loving son of the late Grover C. and Fredia Kathryn (Perry) Callis. He was a 1957 graduate of the Trimble County High School.

  Lloyd was united in marriage on March 17th, 1959 in Bedford, Kentucky to the late Alma “Birtie” Cook. This happy union was blessed with a daughter, Theresa. Lloyd and Birtie shared nearly 44 years of marriage together until she passed away on March 3rd, 2003.

  Lloyd was employed for Randall Textron in Vevay until its closing; and with Dorman Products in Warsaw, Kentucky, until retiring in 2016.

  Lloyd resided all of his life in the Switzerland County community. He attended several churches throughout his life. Lloyd enjoyed gardening, riding bikes, hunting, fishing and browsing the stores of Vevay. Lloyd enjoyed meeting and socializing with people.

  Lloyd will be missed by his daughter, Theresa Huffman and her husband Donald of Aurora, Indiana; by his granddaughter, Whitney (Huffman) Howe and her husband David of Aurora, Indiana; by his brother, Donald Callis and his wife Della of Madison; by his nephews: Jack Edwards, Jr., Kenny Callis and Greg Callis; and by his several great-nieces and great-nephews.

  He was preceded in death by his parents, Grover C. and Fredia Kathryn (Perry) Callis; by his wife, Alma “Birtie” (Cook) Callis; and by his brothers, John Perry and Paul Callis.

  Due to COVID-19, private family visitation and gravesides services are being held. Interment will be held in the Vevay Cemetery.

  Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay is assisting the family during this difficult time.

  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. Cards are available at the funeral home.