Obituaries 11-24-16

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Charles Furnish

Charles Wayne “C.W.” Furnish, age 75, of Vevay, passed away at 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15th, 2016, at the Saint Elizabeth South Medical Center in Edgewood, Kentucky.

Charles entered this life on November 24th, 1940, in Vevay, the loving son of the late Charles Russell and Essie Leola (Jacobs) Furnish. He was raised on Tapps Ridge, and was a 1958 graduate of the Patriot High School.

Charles was united in marriage on December 23rd, 1968 in Texas, to the late Aurora Fernandez. Charles was later united in marriage on June 15th, 1974, in Reno, Nevada, to the late Judy Faye Parker. Charles and Judy shared 23 years of marriage together until Judy passed away on March 1st, 1997.

Charles owned and operated Furnish Trucking and was employed for J&J Enterprise in Patriot for several years. He was a truck driver for 55 years. He held membership in Madison Moose Lodge No. 765. Charles enjoyed basketball, baseball and football and loved his horse, “Jazz”. Charles will be dearly missed by his loving family.

Charles will be dearly missed by his daughters: Danetta Mosley of Olympia, Washington, Mary Esther Rodriguez of Texas, and Elizabeth Lynn Blackmon of Texas; by his son: Charles Rusell Furnish of Texas; his step-sons: Keith Neece of Madison and Eric Neece of Plainview, Texas; and by his five grandchildren.

He is also survived by his brother: Carroll Edward Furnish of Vienna, Italy; his sisters: Karen Taylor of Madison, Mary Jane “Janie” Peelman of Vevay, Patricia Morgan of Milton, Kentucky; and Dutchie Scholl of Vevay; and his several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Charles Russell and Essie Leola (Jacobs) Furnish; his first wife: Aurora Fernandez; his second wife: Judy Faye (Parker) Furnish, who died on March 1st, 1997; his son: Petie Furnish, who died on June 14th, 1964; his brothers: Wendall Paul Furnish, Loren Dale Furnish; and an infant-brother and his sisters: Myra Gail Furnish and Lovena Jacobs.

Friends were invited to call on the family on Monday, November 21st, 2016, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana, 47043. A Graveside Committal Service and Interment was conducted Monday, November 21st, following the visitation by Mr. Roger D. Nay, at the Vevay Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Charles Wayne “C.W” Furnish Memorial Fund, c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home; or to the Keeping Pace Fund, c/o Community Foundation of Switzerland County. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Betty Walton

Betty Lee Walton, 91, of Rising Sun, passed away at 7:40 p.m. on Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 at Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

Betty was born in Ohio County on April 23rd, 1925, the daughter of the late Edna (Fisher) and Jessie Brown. Betty grew up in Ohio County and graduated as valedictorian of Rising Sun High School Class of 1943. She worked for United Telephone Company in Rising Sun and Lawrenceburg for several years. Betty started as an operator and later worked in the office.

On December 5th, 1944 she married Cleveland Walton. Betty and Cleve were married nearly 66 years until his passing on November 8th, 2010.

Betty was a faithful member of the Aberdeen United Methodist Church. Betty enjoyed cooking and baking and made beautiful quilts. She was also an IU basketball fan and liked watching any sports with her family. Betty was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend and will be deeply missed.

Betty is survived by a daughter, Sharon Ballou (Bob), of Rising Sun; a son, Gary Walton, of Walton, Kentucky; by granddaughter Darla Newlander (Jeff) of St. Johns, Florida; by great granddaughter Rhianna Newlander; by two sisters, Marjorie BonDurant of Dayton, Ohio and Carolyn Baker, of Mason, Ohio; by brother-in-law Everett Walton (Janet) of Rising Sun and sisters-in-law Dorothy Walton of Rising Sun and Wanda Brown of Pendleton, Indiana.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, by her husband Cleve; and brothers: Lloyd, Melvin, Denver, Jake and Lowell “Butch” Brown.

Funeral services were held on Monday, November 21st at Aberdeen United Methodist Church, with Reverend Roger Parrott officiating. Visitation was on Sunday, November 20th at the Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun. Burial was at Rising Sun New Cemetery. Memorial donations are to Aberdeen United Methodist Church or Dearborn County Hospice. Cards are available at funeral home.

Darla Henry

Darla Kay Henry, 56, of Rising Sun, passed away at 4:52 a.m. on Friday, November 18th, 2016 at Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

Darla was born in Hamilton County, Ohio, on February 22nd, 1960, the daughter of the late Allygene (Webster) Kittle.

On September 3rd, 1977, she married James William Henry, Jr. in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Darla and James were married over 39 years.

Darla enjoyed fishing, camping and any outdoor activity.

Darla is survived by her husband, James William Henry, Jr. of Rising Sun; by her children: daughter Elaine Sue Bell of Lawrenceburg, Indiana and son James Ray Henry of Rising Sun; by two grandchildren: Whitney Woods and Derek J. Widner; and by her great grandchild, Kayden.

She was preceded in death by her parents and by a brother, Terry Davenport.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23rd at the Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, with Reverend Jim Jenkins officiating. Friends are invited to call on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Cedar Hedge Cemetery in Rising Sun.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family for funeral expense.

Vernon Hankins

Harold “Vernon” Hankins, age 68, of Georgetown, Kentucky, passed away at 8:21 a.m. on Friday, November 18th, 2016, at the UK Healthcare in Lexington, Kentucky.

Vernon entered this life on October 13th, 1948, in Madison, the son of the late Harold Leland and Ruth Margaret (Alcorn) Hankins. He was raised in Moorefield, and was a 1966 graduate of the Vevay High School.

Vernon was employed for Wood Concepts in Georgetown, Kentucky, retiring in 2012 after 28 years of service. Vernon enjoyed woodworking, fishing and attending flea markets. Vernon will be deeply missed by his loving family and friends.

Vernon will be deeply missed by his sister: Hazel Rilki of Hoffman Estates, Illinois; his nieces: Julie Darbro and her husband: Tim of Vevay; Beverly Gullion and her husband: H.L. of Vevay; and Robin Springer of Vevay; by his aunt: Agnes Hankins of Vevay; and his several great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Harold Leland Hankins, who died on November 24th, 1974 and Ruth Margaret (Alcorn) Hankins, who died on December 24th, 2001; and by his brother: Irvin Gene Hankins, who died on June 25th, 1970.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016, at 1 p.m., by Reverend Howard Wade, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Wednesday, November 23rd, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mr. Harold “Vernon” Hankins Memorial Fund, c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Mark Turner

Mark Steven Turner, age 61, of Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away at 1:34 a.m. on Thursday, November 17th, 2016, at the IU Health University Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

Mark entered this life on November 12th, 1955, in Greenfield, Indiana, the loving son of the late Larry J. and Sonja M. (Girt) Turner. He was raised in Greenfield, Indiana and was a 1973 graduate of Mt. Vernon High School.

Mark owned and operated Turner Remodeling for over 30 years. He was employed for Western Electric and for John Deere in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mark was a huge NASCAR fan and had traveled to many of the different tracks to enjoy the races. He loved A.J. Foyt and David Pearson. Mark also enjoyed playing golf and camping as well as listening to country music. He loved George Jones, Merle Haggard and Conway Twitty. Mark traveled all over the world in a dart league and held the world championship title.

Mark will be deeply missed by his friends and family who have all seen his willingness to drop whatever he was doing to lend a helping hand.

Mark will be deeply missed by his aunt: JoAnn Searcy of Ft. Worth, Texas; his uncle: Carroll David Turner of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and his several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Larry J. Turner, who died on December 11th, 2003; and Sonja M. (Girt) Turner, who died on December 24th, 2002; his sister: Diana L. Henderson, who died on January 30th, 2009; and his aunts and uncles.

Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016, by Reverend Howard Wade at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Interment followed in the Vevay Cemetery.

Friends were invited to call on the family on Monday, November 21st at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Charity of the Donor’s Choice. Cards are available at the funeral home.