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Bessie Qualls

Bessie Lenora (Hite) Qualls, 77, of East Enterprise, formerly of Fountain Lake, Arkansas, passed away at 5:10 a.m. Thursday, January 24th, 2013, at her daughter’s residence.

She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on August 11th, 1935, the daughter of the late James and Catherine (Dixon) Hite. She had worked as a manager for JC Penney and was formerly clerk-treasurer for the Town of Fountain Lake. She was also a former member of the Woman’s Business League and Eastern Star. She enjoyed gardening, landscaping, watching courtroom TV shows and discussing politics.

She is survived by her daughter, Lynne Miller; two sons, Thomas Qualls, Jr., and Richard Qualls; her grandchildren, April Cherrie “Cher” Miller, David Philip “Davy” Miller, Carol Lenore “Carrie” Miller, Tyler Dane and Mason Cole Qualls and Christina Elizabeth Qualls; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary C. Hite Darbro and Bonnie L. Hite; five brothers, James Hite, David Hite, Paul Hite, Jack Hite and Robert Hite.

She was also preceded in death by her son, Joseph Randolph Qualls; her grandson, Thomas Allen “Frankie” Miller; her brothers, Kenneth Lee, Charles Edward, Bernard Malcolm, Carl Thomas and Douglas Johnathan Hite; and her sisters, Doris Jean Sullivan and Adeline Burns.

At her request there will be no services. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun is serving the family.

Anna Freeman

Anna Louise Freeman, 76, of Hanover, passed away at 11:50 a.m. Friday, January 25th, 2013, at her home in Hanover.

She was born May 29th, 1936, in Louisville, Kentucky, the loving daughter of the late William K. and Rosie B. Hyden Freeman. She attended school and was raised in Trimble County, Kentucky.

She was united in marriage in 1954 to Robert J. Crittenden. This union was blessed with five daughters and two sons.

She was later united in marriage to William B. Dukes in August, 1969, in St. Petersburg, Florida. This union was blessed with two daughters and one son.

She resided in Jefferson County since 1984 and had previously lived in Ocala, Florida. She enjoyed watching TV, especially quiz programs, loved yard sales, shopping, being with her family and caring for her grandchildren. She was a faithful member of the New Hope Baptist Church.

Survivors include her companion, Basil “Bud” Newman of Madison; her five daughters, Ginny Perry and husband Edward of Summerfield, Florida, Mary Ann Gardner and husband Paul of Virginia, Lorene Warner and husband Rico of Madison, Patricia Carson and husband Kevin England of Milton, Kentucky, and Billy Jo Smith and her companion Michael Lock of Vevay; her three sons, Robert Crittenden and companion Carolyn Eden of Madison, Eugene Crittenden and wife Teresa of Madison, William B. Dukes, Jr., and wife Patricia of Milton, Kentucky; her stepdaughter, Lucille Redish, California; her sister, Mary Summers of Madison; her brothers, Charles Freeman and wife Theresa of Madison and Tony Freeman of Madison; her 28 grandchildren, Regina, Steven, Michael, Treasa, Phyllis Sue, John John, Melissa, Jennifer, John Curtis, Lee, Joe, Tiffany, Wayne, Chelsea, Tyler, Nicole, C.J., Ashley, Kaitlin, Savannah, Jayden, Angel, Travis, Rhianna, Quentin, Courtney, Alexis and Ryan; 10 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, William B. Dukes; her sepsons, Victor Dukes and Johnny Dukes; her grandchildren, Sandy Crittenden, Roseanna Crittenden, Zachary Carson and Ricardo Hernandez; her sisters, Bernice Harmon and Darlene Reed; and her brothers, William Freeman, Ronie Freeman, Johnny Freeman, Lonie Freeman, David Freeman, Joe Freeman, Stanley Freeman, James Freeman, Larry Freeman and Richard Freeman.

Funeral services were conducted by Reverend Michael LaFountain Wednesday, January 30th, at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment was in Fairmount Cemetery in Madison. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.morgan-nay.com.

Brenda Clark

Brenda V. Robinson Clark, 72, of Madison, passed away Monday, January 28th, 2013, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre of Madison.

Fred Holt, Jr.

Fred Larkin Holt, Jr., 96, of Madison, passed away at 2:45 p.m. Sunday, January 27th, 2013, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

He was born March 6th, 1916, in Kingsport, Tennessee, the loving son of Fred L. and Hattie E. Gillenwaters Holt, Sr. He was raised in Scottsville, Virginia, and graduated high school there. He was inducted into the U.S. Navy on August 5th, 1943, in Richmond, Virginia, during World War II. He rose to the rank of Machinist Mate First Class and was stationed at Camp Peary in Williamsburg, Virginia. He was honorably discharged on December 13th, 1945, in Shoemaker, California. He received the Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon, the American Area Ribbon and American Victory Ribbon. He worked early in life as a heavy equipment operator and farm operator.

He was united in marriage to Ethel C. Carter. This union was blessed with two daughters and two sons. They were members of Trinity United Methodist Church in downtown Madison. She passed away on May 21st, 1996.

He later met Lucille Cheever Roberts and they were united in marriage on March 11th, 1998. She passed away August 24th, 2006.

He was employed with Indiana Michigan Power and Light in Lawrenceburg for three years. He then transferred in 1953 to Indiana Kentucky Electric Company in Madison as a yard labor supervisor, retiring in 1978. He was a member of Madison VFW Post 1969 and enjoyed his friends and fellow veterans there.

Survivors include his two sons, Robert L. Holt of Destin, Florida and Fred L. Holt, III of Louisville, Kentucky; his daughter, Peggy Campbell of Louisville; nine grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Carolyn Campbell; his brothers, Elmer Holt, Carl E. Holt, and Earl E. Holt; and his sister, Vernell Coleman.

Funeral services will be conducted by Reverend Dennis Ingle at 11 a.m. today (Thursday, January 31st) at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment will be in Fairmount Cemetery in Madison.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time today (Thursday) at the funeral home. A Final Salute will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. today during services at the funeral home with full military honors conducted at the graveside, all by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.morgan-nay.com.

Connie Waller

Connie Sue Waller, 53, of Madison, passed away at 5:20 p.m. Friday, January 25th, 2013, at Hosparus Norton Hospice Inpatient in Louisville, Kentucky.

She was born June 6th, 1959, in Scottsburg, the daughter of the late Herbert and Mildred Bundy Tucker. She was adopted at about two months old by the late William C. and Velma Jo Patterson Waller.

She was a graduate of Madison Consolidated High School and had attended Ivy Tech. She was employed as a carnival worker for 10 years, traveling all over the United States. She later worked as a machine operator for Grote Industries for eight years and had last worked at a group home with Indiana Mentor. She was a member of 4-H and the Prince of Peace Catholic Church. She loved horses, landscaping, flowers, travel and being with her girls. She had fought a battle with pancreatic cancer.

She is survived by her two daughters, Kelly Jo Waller of Jeffersonville and Taylor Nicole Waller of Madison; her two brothers, Ray Stucker and wife Jo Ann of Scottburg and Shannon Edwards and wife Dianne of West Lafayette; her sister, Priscilla Lewellen of Madison; her aunt and uncle, Mabel and Paul Ginn of Madison; her nieces and nephews, Charles Stucker, Doug Stucker, Eileen and Steven Bright, Kathleen and Ian Duncan and Erin Edwards; her great-nieces, Savannah, Caroline and Ashley; her cousins, Wanda Spurgeon, Jimmy Moore, Vicki Scott and Rick Waller.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her father William C. Waller on December 24th, 2007 and her mother, Velma Jo Patterson Waller on August 16th, 2010; and her birth parents, Herbert and Mildred Bundy Tucker.

Funeral services were conducted by Father Christopher Craig Wednesday, January 30th, at St. Patrick Catholic Chapel in Madison. Interment was in St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery near China, Indiana. Evening prayer service was held Tuesday at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthony Shepherds of Christ or Prince of Peace Utility Fund. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.morgan-nay.com.

Jack Baugh

Jack Eugene Baugh, 79, of Benham, Indiana, passed away at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, January 24th, 2013, at Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus, Indiana.

He was born June 6th, 1933, in Owen County, Indiana, near Spencer. He spent his early life in Spencer, later his family moved to Ripley County. He was a 1951 graduate of Versailles High School. He was inducted into the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and was honorably discharged.

He was united in marriage on May 28th, 1955, in Versailles to Audrey Lou Poling. This happy union was blessed with a daughter and a son.

He had worked for Bohn Aluminum in Greensburg until 1974. He then began a career with Ohio Rod Products in Versailles in shipping and receiving, retiring on January 1st, 1996. He had resided the past 49 years in Benham and was a member of the Benham United Methodist Church. He enjoyed square dancing with his wife with the Batesville Square Dancing Starlighters. He was an avid fisherman, mushroom hunter, enjoyed woodworking and building model airplanes. He was a devoted husband, loving dad and devoted papa.

Survivors include his son, Greg A. Baugh and wife Christina of North Vernon; his daughter, Sherrilea Baugh of Bethpage, Tennessee; his grandchildren, Jason Baugh and wife Jennifer, Jessica Baugh and Nathaniel Baugh; his great-grandchildren, Andrew and Katelyn Baugh; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Jim and Carol Poling of Canaan, Joe and Debbie Poling of Nabb, Indiana, Max and Joyce Poling of Canaan, Carolyn Poling of Butlerville, Indiana, Doug Poling of Jeffersonville, Indiana, and Kitty Poling of Madison; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Mabel Hedrick Baugh; his wife, Audrey Lou Poling Baugh on April 16th, 2005; and his sister, Dorothy Simpson in 2012.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 29th, by Doug Sharp at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. A final salute was conducted at the funeral home with full military honors conducted at the graveside, all by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Batesville. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.morgan-nay.com.

Bill Deveary

Billy Marcus “Bill” Deveary, 79, o Madison, passed away at 10 a.m. Monday, January 28th, 2013, from injuries received in a car accident at the Clifty Drive and Meadow Lane intersection in Madison.

He was born January 1st, 1934, in Shelby County, Kentucky, the loving son of the late Thomas Hilton and Stella Gross Deveary. He resided most of his life in Jefferson County and attended Hanover High School where he played on the basketball team.

He was united in marriage on September 23rd, 1955, to Sharla Rose Travis. This happy union was blessed with two daughters, Carla “Susie” and Linda. She passed away October 17th, 2004.

He first drove and delivered for 10 years with Thompson Dairy and Chesty and served as district manager at the completion of his career with them. He then co-owned and co-operated with Bob Webster the Broadway Service Station in downtown Madison for 28 years. He then served as a mechanic and bus driver for 25 years with the Madison Consolidated school System. He retired after five years serving as a driver for American Coach.

He found great enjoyment in gardening and sharing his produce with his friends and family. He was an avid camper, bowler, fisherman, attended music events, took trips to Branson, and restored and tinkered on old cars. He was a member of Kent Christian Church and attended North Madison Baptist Church. He enjoyed membership in the Madison Moose Lodge No. 765 and was an honorary farmer with FFA. He was proud to serve as the bus driver for the Madison Cubs for all of their sporting events. He was a devoted husband, loving pops and adoring poppy.

Survivors include his two daughters, Carla “Susie” McGee and husband Pastor Frank J. McGee of Madison and Linda Stanton and husband Jeff of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina; his grandchildren, Stacey McGee Castlellanos and Kim Young, Stefanie McGee Smith and husband Jacob, Jessica Layne Stanton, Krista Rose Marie Stanton; his great-grandchildren, Micah, Trinity and Barry; his honorary great-grandchild, Summer; his sister, Jean Stodghill of Lexington, Indiana; his sisters-in-law, Mary Deveary of Madison and Wauneta Deveary of Madison; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was also preceded in death by his faithful companion, Wanda Dunaway on October 5th, 2012; his brothers, Calvin, Prewitt and Emmett Deveary; and his sisters, Lucille Manley and Hazel Marie Deveary.

Funeral services will be conducted by Pastor Frank J. McGee at 1:30 p.m. Friday, February 1st, at North Madison Baptist Church in Madison. Interment will be in Fairmount Cemetery in Madison.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today (Thursday, January 31st) at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison and Friday from 11:30 a.m. until service time at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the North Madison Baptist Church. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.morgan-nay.com.