Janet Sue (Adam) Forwood, age 79, of Rising Sun, passed away at 11:26 a.m. on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020, at The Water’s of Rising Sun in Rising Sun.
Janet entered this life on December 31st, 1940 in New Albany, Indiana. She was the loving daughter of the late Herman G. and Mary (Harpe) Adam. She was raised in New Albany, Indiana where she was a 1958 graduate of New Albany High School.
Janet was united in marriage on August 21st, 1984 in Pensacola, Florida to the late Garry Wayne Forwood. Janet and Garry shared over 35 years of marriage together until he passed away on November 15th, 2019.
Janet was employed for the Floyd County Bank in the loan department for several years. She served as deputy circuit clerk for the Switzerland County Clerk’s Office from 1977-1980 and as deputy treasurer for the Switzerland County Treasurer’s Office from 1980-1983. Janet was employed as the community manager for Sun Community Manufactured Homes in Merritt Island, Florida.
Janet was a member of the Temple Baptist Church in Patriot.
Janet will be missed by her son, Charles Timothy “Tim” White and his wife Teresa of Aurora, Indiana; by her daughter, Debra Weir and her husband Jeff of Commiskey, Indiana; by her grandchildren: Trenton Weir, James Weir, Heather Cook and her husband Brad, and Timothy Adam White and his wife Samantha; by her great-grandchildren: Harper, Dean, Aiden and Aubree; by her brother, Danny Adam and his wife Terri of New Albany, Indiana; by her sister, Shirley Stroud of New Albany, Indiana; and her several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Herman G. Adam, who died on April 12th, 1985 and Mary (Harpe) Adam, who died on April 17th, 2002; by her husband, Garry Wayne Forwood, who died on November 15th, 2019; by her sisters: Joyce Marie Lee and Diana Ivey; and by her brothers: Forrest Adam, Herbert Adam, and Robert Adam.
A private graveside service was conducted on Tuesday, December 29th, by Reverend Mike Jones in the Vevay Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of the Donor’s Choice. Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay is assisting the family during this difficult time. Memorial Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Robert ‘Lee’ Gullion
Robert Leslie “Lee” Gullion Sr., age 78, of Madison, passed away at 5:42 p.m. on Monday, January 4th, 2021, at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.
Lee entered this life on June 17th, 1942 in Rising Sun. He was the son of the late Verle and Mary Barbara (Chandler) Gullion. He was raised in Switzerland County, and attended Vevay High School.
Lee was in the Army Reserves for 14 years and was honorably discharged in June of 1966.
Lee was employed for Paul Hankins’ Gulf Service Station in Vevay for several years. He later owned and operated Shell Service Station in Vevay for several years. In 1983, Lee was employed as a truck driver for Ranger Transportation in Jacksonville, Florida until May 2001. He moved back to Madison and was employed as a mechanic for Larry Davis in Madison.
Lee was a member of the Jefferson Post #9 of the American Legion and a former member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #34.
Lee is survived by his daughter, LeeAnne Cooper and her husband Howard of Fernley, Nevada; by his son, Robert Leslie “Robbie” Gullion, Jr. of Reno, Nevada; by his grandchildren: Nathan, Alex, Kaitlyn and Laney; by his great-grandchildren: Paisley, Cearra and Ellee; by his sisters: Barbara Jean Peelman of Vevay and Mary Ann Leap of Madison; by his brother-in-law: Don Adamski of Madison; by his nieces and nephews; by his special great-niece, Samantha Gullion; and by his special great-nephew, Colton Gullion.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Verle and Mary Barbara (Chandler) Gullion; by his brother, Reverend George “Buddy” Elmer; by his sisters: Ethel Marie Adamski and Dianna Sue (Gullion) Konkle; and by his brothers-in-law: Mike Leap and Harold Peelman.
Interment will be in the Vevay Cemetery on Friday, January 8th at 1 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jefferson Post #9 of the American Legion. Cards are available at the funeral home.
Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay is assisting the family during this difficult time.
Clyde Robert Poling, 89, of Rising Sun, passed away on Sunday, January 3rd, 2021 at The Waters of Rising Sun.
Clyde was born in Switzerland County on November 24th, 1931, the son of the late Minnie Charlotte (Brandon) and Clyde Poling. He graduated from Patriot High School, Class of 1950.
Clyde proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. While in service he earned the Korean Service Ribbon with 1 Bronze Service Star, United Nations Service Medal, Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation and National Defense Service Medal.
Clyde worked for over 40 years at Seagrams Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Indiana from July 10th, 1951 to January 1st, 1992.
Clyde married Mary Ruth (Brett) Poling in 1957. Clyde and Mary Ruth were married over 62 years until her passing on January 29th, 2020.
He was a member of the Rising Sun United Methodist Church. Clyde was also a member of the Rising Sun American Legion and the Vevay VFW. Clyde enjoyed the outdoors and liked hunting, fishing, trapping, and playing golf. He was also an IU and Reds fan. Clyde loved going to his grandchildren’s games and watching them play.
Clyde is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Poling, of Rising Sun; by his two sons: Jeff Poling and wife DeAnna of Burlington, Kentucky and Alan Poling and wife Tonya of Rising Sun; by his granddaughters: Cora, Claire, Emily and Alicia; by his great granddaughter, Marygrace; by his three sisters: Freda Walker of Switzerland County, Eva Fette of Switzerland County, and Jane Poling, of Madison; and by many nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Clyde was preceded in death by his parents, Minnie Charlotte (Brandon) and Clyde Poling; by his wife, Mary Ruth Poling; by his brothers: Wilbur and William “Pete” Poling; and by his sisters: Connie Jo Peters, Jeanette McCarty and Frances “Fanny” White.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, January 6th at the Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, with Pastor Laura McDonald officiating. Visitation was held on Wednesday prior to the time of the funeral service at the funeral home. Burial with military honors was held at Rising Sun New Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Rising Sun United Methodist Church or Rising Sun High School Athletic Fund.