Obituaries 04/25/2019


Virginia Hewitt

  Virginia Ann (Satterfield) Hewitt, age 82, of Lawrenceburg, Indiana, formerly of Switzerland County, passed away at 10:58 a.m. on Friday, April 19th, 2019, at the Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg.

  Virginia entered this life on May 2nd, 1936, in Switzerland County, the loving daughter of the late Roger Douglas Satterfield, Sr. and Eunice J. (Bennett) Satterfield. She was raised in Switzerland County and was a 1954 graduate of Vevay High School.

  Virginia was united in marriage on May 2nd, 1960 to George “Ruby” Hewitt. Virginia and Ruby shared nearly 29 years of marriage together until he passed away on August 17th, 1989.

  Virginia was employed as a carrier for the Cincinnati Post serving the Aurora, Lawrenceburg and Rising Sun communities for 13 years. She was employed as a cashier for the Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Airport until 2003. Virginia resided in Lawrenceburg, Indiana since 1990 and was a member of the Lawrenceburg Wesleyan Church. Virginia enjoyed working puzzles, cooking, baking and playing Bingo.

  Virginia will be missed by her children: Amy Lester and her husband Aaron of Lawrenceburg, Indiana, Darrell Hewitt of Lawrenceburg, Indiana, and Julie Hewitt of Texas; by her step-children: Debbie Collins and her husband John of Indianapolis, Indiana, and George Hewitt and his wife Shirley of Indianapolis, Indiana; by her grandchildren: Jake Lester, Sara Lester, Jason Lester and Ariana Larson; by her great-grandchildren: Gavin and Cosima; by her step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; and by her half-brother, Roger Douglas Satterfield, Jr. of Vevay.

  She was preceded in death by her parents, Roger Douglas Satterfield, Sr. and Eunice J. (Bennett) Satterfield; by her husband, George “Ruby” Hewitt, who died on August 17th, 1989; and by her step-mother, Rosie (Beatty) Satterfield.

  Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, April 24th, at 6 p.m., by Pastor James Kessen at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Interment will follow at a later date in the Vevay Cemetery.

  Friends were invited to call on the family on Wednesday, April 24th, prior to the beginning of the service at the funeral home.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the Virginia Ann (Satterfield) Hewitt Family c/o Amy Lester. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Judith Komlosi

  Judith Dean Komlosi, 71, passed away Friday, April 19th, 2019 at Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus, Indiana.

  Judith was born May 8th, 1948 in Frankfort, Kentucky, the daughter of Oscar and Evelyn (May) Willhoite. She graduated from Vevay High School in 1966; and later went to work for Cummins Fuel Systems. She retired from Cummins in 2008 after 32 years of service.

  Judith was a Christian and she enjoyed reading her Bible and blessing others. She loved spending her spare time with her grandkids.

  Judith is survived by her daughter, Jennifer (Jimmy) Goodin; by her grandchildren: Joseph Miller, Chase Setser, Dakota Goodin, and Dylan Goodin, all of Columbus, Indiana; by her sisters: Janet Middleton of Vevay and Doris Kuntz of Hanover, Indiana.

  She was preceded in death by her parents; by an infant daughter, Stephanie Rose Komlosi; and by her former husband, Joseph Komlosi.

  A funeral service for Judith will be held Thursday, April 25th, at noon at Hathaway-Myers Chapel, 1022 Pearl Street, Columbus, Indiana, 47201. Burial will follow. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the beginning of the service at the funeral home on Thursday, April 25th.

Naomi Thayer Slayback

  Naomi Frances (Gulley) Thayer Slayback, 97, of Rising Sun, passed away at 5:08 a.m. on Thursday, April 18th, 2019, at Ripley Crossing in Milan, Indiana.

  Naomi was born in East Enterprise on June 21st, 1921, the daughter of the late Ruth Naomi (Morellion) and Cloyd Gulley. She attended Claybank School in Ohio County.

  She worked in Lawrenceburg for over 20 years. Naomi also formerly worked at a grocery store in Versailles and was a cook at different establishments over the years. Her most cherished job was raising and caring for her children and providing a loving home to them and her grandchildren.

  Naomi was a faithful Christian and longtime member of Bethel Unity Baptist Church in Rising Sun. Naomi liked gardening, growing roses, and tending to her azaleas. She was also a musician and enjoyed playing the piano and the guitar when she was younger. Naomi loved to travel and was a Cincinnati Reds fan.

  Naomi is  survived by six daughters: Jean Howe of Greenwood, Indiana; Gayla Laker of Aurora, Indiana; Retta Callis (Steve), of Sevierville, Tennessee; Carolyn Walton of Rising Sun; Belinda Waller (Jack) of Rising Sun; and Denise Snelling (Gary Wuellenweber), of Rising Sun; by her four sons: Russell Thayer (Sharon) of Rising Sun; Roger Thayer (Judy) of Rising Sun; Rodney Thayer (Cindy) of Aurora, Indiana; and Randy Thayer of Rising Sun; by her sister-in-law Myra Gulley, of Mason, Ohio; by her 25 grandchildren, her 37 great grandchildren and her 13 great-great grandchildren.

  Naomi was preceded in death by her first and second husbands, Melvin Thayer and Bernard Slayback; by her son, Hubert Leslie; by her brothers: Victor Gulley, Onlie Gulley, and Hubert Dale Gulley; by her sisters: Ester Brown, Roberta Hastings, Nadene Jackson, Wanda Wainscott, Delores Whiteford, Marcella Jackson, and Vada Weber; and by her sons-in law: Richard Howe, Earl Laker, and Scott Walton.

  Funeral services were held on Monday, April 22nd at the Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, with Reverend Jim Jackson officiating. Visitation was held on Monday, April 22nd, prior to the beginning of the service at the funeral home. Burial was at Rising Sun New Cemetery.

  Memorial donations may be made to Bethel Unity Baptist Church. Cards are available at the funeral home.