Obituaries 09/03/20


Nancy Barbour

  Nancy Charlotte Barbour, 98, of Cincinnati, Ohio, passed away on Monday, August 31st, 2020.

  Nancy was born in Plattsburgh, New York on August 24th, 1922, the beloved daughter of the late Marion Haynes (Stackpole) and Myron Froome Barbour.

  She was a graduate of University of Cincinnati and a member of Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority.

  Nancy is survived by several cousins.

  Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 4th at the Rising Sun New Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to charity of donor’s choice.

  Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun is serving the family during this difficult time.

Wayne Edwards, Sr.

  Chaplain Wayne  Edwards, Sr., age 77, of Madison, passed peacefully on Wednesday, August 26th, 2020, at 6:32 a.m. at his home surrounded by his family.

  Wayne entered this life on June 28th, 1943 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was the loving son of the late Marvin Laurel and Theresa Jane Scroggins Edwards. He was raised in Hamilton County and graduated in 1961 from Taft High School.

  He attended the Nazarene Theological Seminary and was ordained in 1977.

  Wayne was inducted into the United States Army on December 28th, 1961 at Fort Thomas, Kentucky. He rose to Specialist Four serving in the 534th Signal Company 3rd US Army during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged on December 16th, 1964 at Fort Benning, Georgia earning the Good Conduct Medal. He was then transferred to the Reserves and remained in the Indiana National Guard retiring after 29 years of service as a Chaplain and had risen to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, for his many year of service he was highly decorated with awards and ribbons.

  Pastor Edwards had served as a minister for the Nazarene faith for 55 years. He currently was pastor for the past seven years at the Madison First Church of the Nazarene and had also pastored at Crothersville Nazarene, Laurel Nazarene, Greensfork Nazarene, Haleysburg Nazarene, and Vevay Nazarene.

  While residing in Vevay and Brownstown, Wayne worked as a custodian with the Switzerland County and Brownstown School Systems and had driven a school bus.

  Chaplain Wayne conducted many Veterans funerals and was always willing when asked to do so, even when he was enduring treatments for his cancer. He held membership in the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion, Madison VFW Post 1969, Seymour VFW and the Seymour American Red Cross. Wayne was a devoted husband, loving dad and the best ‘Pappy’.

  Wayne will be missed by his loving wife of 55 years, Donna Mae Scudder Edwards of Madison; by his loving sons: Ellis Wayne Edwards, Jr. and his wife Angela of Madison, Michael Edwards and his wife Marla of East Enterprise, and Darin Edwards and his wife Karen of Madison; by his loving daughter, Christy Sargent and her husband Brandon of Seymour, Indiana; by his loving grandchildren: Lauren Edwards, McKenna Edwards, Alexandria Edwards, Caitlin Edwards, Kimberlin Edwards, Ashley Sargent, and Morgan Sargent; and by his adoring great granddaughters: Isabella Edwards and Lilliana Edwards.

  He will also be greatly missed by his sisters: Alma Grace Paul and her husband Denver of Ocala, Florida, Katherine Blevins of Florala, Alabama, and Sue Back and her husband Jim of Cincinnati, Ohio; by his brother, Darrell Edwards of New Port Richey, Florida; by his sisters-in-law: Roberta Barton of Vevay, Evelyn Smith of Vevay, and Grace Mary Edwards of Milton, Kentucky; by his brothers-in-law: Harold Scudder and his wife Donna of Homer, Michigan, David Scudder and his wife Cheryl of Vevay, and Rick Scudder of Vevay; and by several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

  He was preceded in death by his father, Marvin Laurel Edwards; by his mother, Theresa Jane Scroggins Edwards; by his son, Mitchell Dale Edwards, who died on June 12th, 1969; by his granddaughter and his grandson, Breauna “Bree Bree” Gail Edwards, who died on January 14th, 2006 and Aaron Joel Edwards, who died on April 10th, 2020; by his siblings: Laurel Eugene Edwards, who died on February 2nd, 2018, Dale Edwards, Faye McMillan, Lois Bruce and Jane Young.

  Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, August 30th, by Pastor Jim Hudson at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana. Interment followed in the Grandview Memorial Gardens in Madison.

  Friends were invited to pay their respects to the family on Saturday, August 29th, and again on Sunday, August 30th prior to the beginning of the funeral service at the funeral home.

  A final salute was conducted by Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion Honor Guard on Sunday at the funeral home and Military Honors followed at the graveside.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the Madison First Church of the Nazarene. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral.

Clyde Perfect

  Clyde Allen Perfect, 87, of Lawrenceburg, Indiana, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 26th, 2020 surrounded by family.

  He was born on May 23rd, 1933 in Delaware County, Ohio, the first child of the late Leroy and Esther Perfect.

  Clyde graduated from Colerain High School where he met his wife, Ella Mae Smith. They were married in 1952 and settled in Colerain Township and started a family.

  During this time Clyde built Perfect Brickwork, a successful brick contracting business. In 1965 they moved with their five children to a farm on Tanner’s Creek near Guilford, Indiana. With the help of his wife and children, Clyde created Perfect Stock Farm and raised cattle and crops, while still operating the brick business in Cincinnati.

  In 1980, Clyde and his family opened Perfect North Slopes ski area on their 200-acre farm. Perfect North Slopes has grown into one of the most successful ski areas in the Midwest, and a major employer in the community.

  Clyde was passionately involved with the Dearborn County 4-H organization. He was one of the top buyers at Kiwanis Livestock Auction where he volunteered as a sale ringman for over 50 years. He also assisted the Miller York Volunteer Fire Department with fundraising, and hosted many family reunions and parties at the ski area.

  He was proud of his family, and especially enjoyed his grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

  He is survived by his devoted wife of 68 years, Ella Mae Perfect; by his daughter, Tarry Feiss (husband Todd); by his son, Chip Perfect (wife Ellen); by his son, Ken Perfect (wife Sharon); by his daughter, Penny Rollins (husband Jerry); by his daughter, Jill Guzman (husband David); and by his 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

  Friends of the family were invited to celebrate Clyde’s life on Monday, August 31st. The service was held in the parking area of Perfect North Slopes. Following the service those in attendance were asked to pass by Ella Mae and the family in their cars as they exited.

  The interment will be private in the Perfect Family Cemetery.

  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Dearborn County 4-H, Miller York Volunteer Fire Department, or Volunteers in Medicine of Dearborn, Ohio and Switzerland Counties. Contributions may be sent to Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, 219 Mechanic Street, Aurora, Indiana, 47001.

William ‘Bill’ Scott

  William E. “Bill” Scott, age 93, of Marietta Georgia, passed away in comfort in his own home surrounded by his family on Sunday, August 23rd, 2020.

  William was born in Florence, Indiana to William Searcy and Mildred Anna (Bramier) Scott. As a young man he was a farmer, truck driver, and a heavy equipment operator.

  Bill was inducted into the United States Army on February 5th, 1945 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He served as a Paratrooper in World War II with the 127th Airborne Engineer Battalion in the Philippines and Japan from August 1945 to October 1946. He earned the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal, World War II Victory Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal. Bill was honorably discharged with the rank of Private First Class on December 3rd, 1946.

  After the war, he returned home to Switzerland County. Once he arrived home, he was united in marriage to Katherine Riley on July 26th, 1947.

  He owned a large truck for hauling logs and worked as a logger while also continuing to farm. In the 50’s they moved to Lexington Kentucky, where he built homes as a carpenter and concrete finisher. In the early 60’s the family moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where Bill worked as a car salesman at Phil Tonkan Pontiac until 1974. Bill and Katherine moved to Roswell, Georgia in 1974 before moving to Marietta, Georgia. Bill worked at Tom Jumper Chevrolet for 31 years as a manager until he retired at the age of 78.

  William loved farming. He even bought a farm later in life, so the family had a place to go for the summers. He enjoyed staying busy with his hobbies such as horses, boating, camping, making furniture, yard work, fixing and repairing anything that he could. He was the best driver ever as he could drive anything. He truly believed it was important to not be a burden on others and that most people are good. William was a generous, hard-working gentleman; never quitting until the end. Above all else he loved his wife, his family and our country.

  William will be deeply missed by his wife of 73 years, Katherine Scott of Marietta, Georgia; by his daughter, Sherry Kay Scott French; by his sons: Stephen Scott and Jeff Scott and his wife Lailani; by his grandchildren: Nichole Scott, Erika Scott, Jessica French, Jediah French and his wife Jody, Abigail Peelman, Kelly Scott, Gina Blair, Barbra Shultz Adams, and Margie Oglesby; and by his great-grandchildren: Jude French, Jace French, Justin French, Ashtyn Peelman, Noah Scott, Aiden Hellenbrand, Blaine Fernandez, Desiree Shultz, and Dylan Schultz.

  William was preceded in death by his parents, William Searcy and Mildred Anna (Bramier) Scott; by his son, Michael Scott; by his grandchildren: Remero Fernandez, and twins, Alivia Fay and Ava Kay Peelman; and by his beloved siblings: Donald Scott, Norman Scott, Eddie Scott, Ladora Cook and Dorothy Wiggins.

  A Family Graveside Service will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, September 4th, 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.

Boyd Stewart, Sr.

  Boyd Phillip Stewart Sr., age 74, of Vevay, formerly of Madison, passed away on Saturday, August 29th, 2020, at his residence.

  Boyd entered this life on February 8th, 1946 in Carrollton, Kentucky. He was the son of the late Edmond C. “Ed” and Rosie Kathryn (Craig) Stewart. He was raised in Kentucky where he attended school.

  Boyd was united in marriage to Addie W. Bladen, and they shared several years together until she passed away on August 25th, 1998.

  Boyd was employed for Bumper Johnson Construction in Madison for several years. Boyd resided in Madison for several years and later moved to the Vevay community, where he resided until his death. Boyd enjoyed fishing and gambling especially poker.

  Boyd will be missed by his daughters: Addie “Willena” Jackson of Hanover, Indiana and Linda Coppage of Madison; by his son, Boyd Phillip Stewart of Madison; by his step-daughters: Shirley Kroger Bailey and her husband Roger of Harriman, Tennessee, Rose Thompson and her husband Danny of Akron, Ohio, Tammy Bentz of Madison, and Debbie Kester and her husband Butch of Auburn, Indiana; by his grandchildren: Bradley Stewart, Tyler Jackson, Heather Jackson, Trevor Humphrey, Brady Humphrey, Sahara Stewart and Santana Stewart; by his four great-grandchildren and one on the way; by his 13 step-grandchildren and several step great-grandchildren; by his sisters: Lucille Huffington of Delphi, Indiana, Wanda Harmon of Milton, Kentucky, JoAnn Durkoff of Hillham, Indiana and Donna Hughes of Bedford, Kentucky; and his several nieces and nephews.

  He was preceded in death by his parents, Edmond C. “Ed” Stewart, who died on October 5th, 1981 and Rosie Kathryn (Craig) Stewart, who died on January 25th, 1986; by his wife, Addie W. (Bladen) Stewart, who died on August 25th, 1998; by his son, James Lloyd Stewart, who died in 1976; his step-sons: Randy L. Anderson, who died on August 3rd, 2001 and Robert Dale Anderson, who died on October 13th, 1979; by his step-daughters, Mary Lemon, who died on June 15th, 2017 and Brenda Jackson, who died on January 4th, 2019; by his brothers: Wayne Stewart, who died on January 26th, 1944, Donald Stewart, who died on May 31st, 2002 and Robert William Stewart, who died on March 5th, 2016; and by his sister, Barbara Hatchell.

  Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, September 3rd, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, September 4th, at 1 p.m., by Reverend Rod Asher, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery.

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

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