Obituaries 03/05/2020


Ricky Lozier

 Ricky Lee Lozier, 62, of Dillsboro, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, March 1st, 2020.

  He was born on October 19th, 1957 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, and was the son of Curtley and Lois June (Palmer) Lozier.

  Ricky was a fan of hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed woodworking.

  He is survived by his mother, Lois June Lozier of Dillsboro, Indiana; by his loving wife, Lynn Lozier of Dillsboro, Indiana; by his son, Travis (Carrie) Lozier of Dillsboro, Indiana; by his daughter, Amy (Wesley) Walston of Bennington; by his brother, Curtley (Angie) Lozier of Rising Sun; by his sister, Mary (Kenny) Roberts of Dillsboro, Indiana; by his five grandchildren: Zoey, Maddie, Kaylee, Elaina, and Joanna; and by several nieces, nephews, and friends.

  He was preceded in death by his father, Curtley Lozier.

  Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life Service on Friday, March 6th, from noon until 2 p.m. at Fitch-Denney Funeral Home, Greendale, Indiana. Interment will follow in the Olive Branch Cemetery, Bear Branch, Indiana.

  Contributions may be made to the family or Loving Hearts Hospice.

Christopher Johnson

  Christopher Robert “Chris” Johnson, age 53, of Vevay, passed away on Monday, March 2nd, 2020, at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

  Chris entered this life on November 24th, 1966 in Richmond, Indiana. He was the son of the late Robert G. Johnson and Betty C. (Davis) Johnson Adams. He was raised in Vevay, and was a 1986 graduate of Switzerland County High School. He attended the University of Kentucky for three years.

  Chris was employed as a line worker for the U.S. Shoe Factory in Vevay for nine years. Chris was also a construction worker, and painted with his father for 12 years. He was employed for Plastic Molding Factory in East Enterprise from 1989-1990.

  Chris was a member of the Switzerland County Community Church in Vevay, and was an avid reader and enjoyed fishing.

  Chris is survived by his half-sister, Carole Easley; by his nephew and niece: Tony Boyer and Sonya Watson; by his several great-nieces and great-nephews; by his aunts and uncles: Roy and Diane Davis of Hanover, Indiana, Janice Peelman of Commiskey, Indiana, and Nancy Paugh of Columbus, Indiana; and by his best friend, Julie Darbro of Vevay.

  He was preceded in death by his parents: Robert G. Johnson, who died on January 4th, 1989 and Betty C. (Davis) Johnson Adams, who died on March 19th, 2005; by his half-sister, Debra Lynn (Boyer) Beatty, who died on May 5th, 2018; and by his niece, Shante Morales, who died on December 13th, 2017.

  A Memorial Gathering will be held on Monday, March 9th, from noon until 1 p.m. at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Memorial services will follow at 1 p.m. on Monday, March 9th, with

Doris Heath

  Doris Lynn Heath, age 61, of Madison, formerly of Switzerland County, passed away at 9:05 a.m. on Wednesday, February 26th, 2020, at her residence in Madison.

  Doris entered this life on January 14th, 1959 in Madison. She was one of the triplets born to the parents of James David and Virginia M. (Martin) Heath, whom preceded her in death. She was raised in Vevay, and was a 1977 graduate of Switzerland County High School. Doris earned her Associate of Science in Nursing from Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana.

  Doris was employed for the Waters of Clifty in Madison, for eight months. In 1982, Doris was employed for King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison in the intensive care unit until 2012. She was later employed for Hanover Nursing Center from 2012-2013. Doris was currently employed as a registered nurse for Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay since July 15th, 2013.

  Doris attended Mt. Sterling Baptist Church in Mt. Sterling. Doris enjoyed playing bingo, selling Mary Kay and spending time with her cats.

  Doris will be missed by her sister, Diane Johnson and her husband Dale of Colorado Springs, Colorado; by her brothers: Donald Heath of Louisville, Kentucky and Martin Heath of Raleigh, North Carolina; by her nieces and nephew: Erin, Victoria, Holly and Karl; by her great-nephews: Elijah and Jack; by her best friend and her family, Linda Wood and her husband Don of Hanover; and her numerous friends.

  She was preceded in death by her parents: James David Heath, who died on January 18th, 1980; and Virginia M. (Martin) Heath, who died on August 17th, 1995.

  Friends were invited to call on the family on Monday, March 2nd. The funeral service was held on Monday, March 2nd by Brother Jeremiah Haynes following the time of visitation at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Interment followed in the Vevay Cemetery.

  Memorial contributions may be made to Jefferson County Animal Shelter. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Timothy Barnes

  Timothy Wayne “Tim” Barnes, age 57, of East Enterprise, passed away at 3:22 a.m. on Monday, March 2nd, 2020, at his residence.

  Tim entered this life on January 24th, 1963 in Henderson. Kentucky. He was the loving son of the late Harry Wensley and Pauline (Willingham) Barnes. He was raised in Scott City, Missouri and was a graduate of the Scott City High School.

  Tim was united in marriage on June 21st, 1986 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri to Sandra Kay “Sandy” Moore. This happy union was blessed with a son, Matthew; and a daughter, Courtney. Tim and Sandy shared nearly 34 years of marriage together until he unexpectedly passed away.

  Tim worked for various factories throughout his life and was formerly employed for Dorman Products and American Racing in Warsaw, Kentucky before becoming disabled. Tim enjoyed playing computer games, fishing and watching the Dallas Cowboys.

  Tim will be missed by his loving wife, Sandra Kay “Sandy” (Moore) Barnes of East Enterprise; by his children, Matthew and Courtney Barnes of East Enterprise; by his sister, Rosemary Tharp of Carrollton, Kentucky; by his brothers: Charles Barnes and his wife Sandy and Ronald Barnes of Cape Girardeau, Missouri; and his several nieces and nephews.

  He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry Wensley Barnes, who died on December 2nd, 2001 and Pauline (Willingham) Barnes, who died in 1992; by his brother-in-law, Benjamin Tharp; and by his sister-in-law, Donna Barnes.

  No services are planned.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the Mr. Timothy Wayne “Tim”Barnes Memorial Fund c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home.