Obituaries

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Mary Carroll

  Mary Elizabeth Quinn Carroll, age 95 of Deputy, Indiana, died at 2:49 a.m. on Monday, February 20th, 2023 at the Hanover Health & Rehab Center in Hanover, Indiana.

  Mary entered this life on December 14th, 1927 in Ogilville, Indiana near Columbus, in the home that her grandfather built when he came from Ireland. She was raised in Ogilville and attended school in Columbus.

  She married Clarence Iowa Olmsted on November 10th, 1944 in Scottsburg, Indiana. This union was blessed with a daughter, Sherry Rae; and a son, Randall Marc.

  She was later married to Ross Eugene Carroll on October 2nd, 1965 in Portage, Indiana.

  She worked at CP Electronics in Columbus as a technician for 15 years.

  She was a member of the Ohio Chapel United Methodist Church in Ogilville, later attended Pisgah United Methodist Church in Deputy and later North Madison Christian Church in Madison.

  Mary held membership in Order of Eastern Star Chapter No. 1973 in Edwardsburg, Michigan and Muscatatuck Country Club.

  She owned with her late husband Carroll’s Pool Hall in North Vernon for over 20 years. In addition to her interest in antiques and affinity for jewelry, she enjoyed restoring homes, decorating, crocheting, sewing, cooking and playing golf.

  Mary will be missed by her loving daughter, Sherry Rae Olmsted Nay and her husband, Richard “Dick” of Deputy, Indiana; by her loving son, Randall Marc Olmsted and his wife, Amy of Schererville, Indiana; by her brother, James Edward “Jimmy” Quinn of Chesterfield, Indiana; by her grandchildren: Rodney Nay, Roger Nay, Markt Nay (Sherry), and Lori Shields; by her granddaughter-in-law, Laura Olmsted of Richmond, Indiana; by her great-grandchildren: Morgan E. Nay, Kayla Conway (Matthew), Laura Reagan (Josh), Gabby Hubbard (Kris), Isaiah Nay, Mya Nay, Sadie Nay, Joe Nay, Michael Olmsted (Miranda), and Jordan Olmsted; by her great- great-grandchildren: Emerson, Camden, Madilyn, Caleb, and Mason; and by her several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

  She was preceded in death by her father, John Jay Quinn, who died on December 29th, 1933; by her mother, Dolores Minerva Storms Quinn,, who died on April 16th, 1977; by her first husband, Clarence Iowa Olmstead; by her husband, Ross Eugene Carroll, who died on February 27th, 2018; by her sisters: Dorothy Robinette, who died on July 24th, 2016, Lucille Pruitt Covington, who died on October 7th, 2011, Ruth Chapman, Lula Pauline Ramey, who died on June 17th, 1996, and Helen Alvarez; by her brothers: Charles Richard Quinn, who died on December 27th, 1998, John William Quinn, who died on December 6th, 1994, and Jack Paul Quinn, who died on March 12th, 2006; by her grandson, Michael Chad Olmsted, who died on January 8th, 2018; and by her great- great-grandson, Jack Olmsted.

  Graveside services will be conducted on Monday, February 27th, at 1 p.m. at the Pisgah Cemetery near Deputy, Indiana. Interment will follow in the Pisgah Cemetery near Deputy, Indiana.

James ‘Jim’ Frazier, Sr.

  James Franklin Frazier, Sr., age 87, of Madison, died at 4:12 p.m. on Saturday, February 18th, 2023, at the Norton King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison. 

  Jim entered this life on January 11th, 1936 in Switzerland County. He was the loving son of the late Wilbur Wayne and Marie Unwiller Frazier.

  He spent his early years in Vevay and the family moved to Madison. He graduated from Vevay High School in the class of 1954.

  He attended some college and was inducted into the United States Navy on August 9th, 1954 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He rose to the rate of Airman serving during the Korean War Era. He was honorably discharged on July 24th, 1958 at San Francisco, California. He remained in the Reserves until being discharged on August 8th, 1962.

  On September 16th, 1961 he was united in marriage to Lula B. Zearing at the First Baptist Church in downtown Madison. This happy union of 61 years was blessed with sons: James F., Jr., and John M.

  He worked early in life for the Madison State Hospital as an attendant for six years and then began a career with the Indiana Kentucky Electric Corporation. Jim would spend the next 37 years there retiring as an assistant shift engineer in operations in 1996.

  He was of the protestant faith and was a member of the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion. He enjoyed watching basketball, listening to “Big Band” music, reading, and watching “Old Westerns” on TV.

  He was a beloved husband, dad and grandpa.

  In death Jim chose to be an organ donor and has blessed others with life.

  Jim will be missed by his loving wife of 61 years, Lula B. Zearing Frazier of Madison; by his loving sons: James F. “Jim” Frazier, Jr. (Mary A.) of Lexington, Indiana and John M. Frazier and his wife Lethia of Lexington, Indiana; by his grandchildren: Luke Short, Christa Skirvin (Johnny), Carmen Akers, Jaman Cartwright (Macy Gross), and Jansan Cartwright (Elizabeth); by his great-grandchildren: Ryan Skirvin, Dawson Skirvin, Skyler Wynn, Talon Wynn, Aleese Short, Ryan Cartwright, and Alin Cartwright; and by other relatives.

  He was preceded in death by his father, Wilbur Wayne Frazier, who died on February 27th, 1994, by his mother, Marie Unwiller Frazier Willie; and by his brothers: Charles Donald “Chink” Frazier, who died on December 2nd, 1989, Wilbur Wayne Frazier, and Gerald Gene Frazier.

  Friends may visit on Thursday, February 23rd, from 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, February 23rd, at 1 p.m., by Reverend Skip Napier at the funeral home.

  Interment will follow in the Springdale Cemetery, 600 West Fifth Street in downtown Madison.

  A final salute with military honors provided by the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of donors choice. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover.

Clarence Hunt

  Clarence Hunt, age 85, of Switzerland County, passed away at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 19th, 2023, at his residence.

  Clarence was born on April 21st, 1937 in Patriot, the son of the late Purda Hunt, Sr. and Avrilla Beatrice (Kidd) Hunt. He was raised in Switzerland County and was a 1956 graduate of Patriot High School.

  On September 6th, 1958, he was united in marriage to Ramona Bosaw in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. This union of over 64 years was blessed with four children: Kenneth, Paul, Michael and Melissa.

  He was employed for Chevrolet in Norwood, Ohio for one year. Clarence was employed for over 35 years as a machine operator for Ford Motor Company in Sharonville, Ohio, retiring in March of 1994.

  He enjoyed farming, riding and pulling horses, as well as, taking his family and friends on wagon rides. Clarence also loved baseball and basketball and working with the Amish.

  Clarence was a faithful member of the Switzerland Baptist Church in Vevay.

  His life will be cherished by his wife: Ramona (Bosaw) Hunt of Switzerland County; by his sons: Kenneth Wayne Hunt and his wife Gwen of Goshen, Ohio and Paul Steven Hunt of Cincinnati, Ohio; by his daughter: Melissa June Hunt of Mason, Ohio; by his grandchildren: Steve (Becky), Josh, Tyler, Christopher and Jeremy; by his great-grandchildren: Steven Jr., Jaxson, Grayson, Aiden, Leo, Teddy and Jackson; by his sisters: Ora Lee Schwade of Seymour, Indiana, Emma June Agnew of Lodi, California, and Ann Combs of Deerfield, Kansas; and by his numerous nieces and nephews.

  He was preceded in death by his son, Michael Lee Hunt, who died on March 30th, 2016; by his parents: Purda Hunt, Sr. and Avrilla Beatrice (Kidd) Hunt; by his brothers: Miles Frederick “Fred” Hunt, William Douglas “Doug” Hunt, Ernest Hunt, J.W. Hunt, Walter Hunt, Burnie Hunt and Purda “Purdy” Hunt, Jr.; and by his sister: Mary Frances Brown.

  Visitation was held on Wednesday, February 22nd, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana, 47043.

  Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 23rd, by Reverend Lenny Thorpe, at the funeral home.

  Interment will follow in the Grandview Memorial Gardens in Madison.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the Switzerland Baptist Church or to the Keeping Pace Cancer Fund c/o Community Foundation of Switzerland County, Inc. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Frances Miller

  Frances Colleen (Stivers) Miller, age 76, of Vevay, passed away at 7:35 a.m. on Tuesday, February 21st, 2023, at the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.

  Funeral arrangements are pending at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana, 47043.

Avery Osowski

  Avery Jon Osowski, 19, of Patriot, passed away on February 15th, 2023 in Montgomery County, Indiana.

  Avery was born on May 29th, 2003, the son of Daniel and Mary Elizabeth (Bauer) Osowski. Avery lovingly raised by his parents in the Switzerland County area, where he completed his schooling through home school curriculum and association with the Switzerland County School Corporation.

  Avery enjoyed running, basketball, cars, and playing cards.

  In addition to his parents, Avery is survived by brothers: Zachary Osowski (Rosie) of Fishers, Indiana, Connor Osowski of Dayton, Ohio, Evan Osowski of Patriot, and Will Brewer; by his sisters: Marissa Long (Ryan) of Crawfordsville, Indiana, Sarah Osowski of Cincinnati, Ohio, Willow Osowski of Patriot, Charlie Demetris, and Brittany Brewer; by his nephews: Nash Osowski and Teddy Long; and by his niece Brylie Osowski.

  A public visitation was held on Sunday, February 19th, at the Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, with a sharing of memories and reflections service.

  Funeral services were held on Monday, February 20th, at the Concord Community Church; with burial following at the Concord Cemetery.

  Memorial contributions may be made to ‘Be The One’.

Alanna Smith

  Alanna Maria (Reyner) Smith, 69, of Patriot, passed away on Saturday, February 11th, 2023 at St. Elizabeth Dearborn Hospital in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

  Alanna was born in Batesville, Indiana on February 8th, 1954, the daughter of the late Barbara Ann (DuVall) Reyner and Harry Louis Reyner. She grew up in the Patriot community and attended school in Switzerland County.

  Alanna married James Oliver Smith on August 17th, 1991 at the First Baptist Church in Patriot. They were married 23 years until Jim’s passing on December 3rd, 2014.

  Alanna was a faithful member of the Rising Sun First Baptist Church. She liked spending her time doing crafts, especially cross stitching and diamond art. Alanna loved animals and delighted in seeing the birds that came to her feeders. She also enjoyed the outdoors, tending to her flowers and garden. Alanna had a kind and loving soul and was a cherished sister and beloved aunt and great aunt to her family.

  Alanna is survived by her sister, Teresa Coy (Allen), of Osgood, Indiana; by her brother, Paul Reyner (Pat), of Patriot; by her nephew: James Parker (Kim); by her nieces: Kythryn Nicole Reyner, Emily Anne Fisher (Gary), Erin Renyer (Zach), Tessa Renyer (Will) and Carla Auel; by her great nieces and nephews: Trevor, Hayden Abigail, Riley Ann, Carter, Charlotte, Kail, Cheyenne, Jordan, Olivia, Kylee, Bethany, Liam, Madeline, Madison, and Jaden; by her uncle Gary Duvall and her aunt Patty DuVall; and by many other loving family members of the DuVall and Smith families.

  Alanna was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Barbara Reyner; by her husband, James Smith; and by her nephew, Jacob Parker.

  Visitation was held on Thursday, February 16th, at the Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun. Funeral services were held on Friday, February 17th at the funeral home with Reverend Jim Jenkins officiating. Burial was at Eastview Cemetery in Patriot.

  Memorial donations may be made to Rising Sun First Baptist Church or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 

Emmett Snook

  Emmett A. Snook, age 81, of Madison, passed away on Saturday, February 18th, 2023 at Gallatin Nursing and Rehab in Warsaw, Kentucky.

  Emmett was born at home on February 4th, 1942, in Kentucky; the son of the late Rufus and Novella (Downey) Snook.

  He was united in marriage to the former Evelyn Carnine on December 20th, 1961 in Trimble County, Kentucky.

  He farmed until 1973 and worked at the former Armor Metal until his retirement in 2007.

  Emmett enjoyed vegetable gardening, fishing, hunting, going to flea markets and yard sales, and spending time with family, friends and especially his grandkids.

  His life will be cherished by his children: Tim (Adele) Snook of Vevay, Kim Stewart of Kentucky, and Kevin (Tiffany) Snook of St. Leon, Indiana; by his brother, Russell Snook of Campbellsburg, Kentucky; by his grandchildren: Clint (Katie) Bowling of Bardstown, Kentucky, Haley Snook of Florence, Kentucky, and Ace Snook and Zane Snook, both of St. Leon, Indiana; by his great-grandchildren: Sammy, Jack, and Ruthie; by his step great-grandchildren: Kylie and Chase; and by his loving nieces and nephews.

  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn, who passed away on September 30th, 2006; by his brother, Terry Snook, who passed away on October 13th, 1993; and by his sister, Elizabeth Browning who passed away in 2020.

  Friends and family may call on the family from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, February 23rd, and from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service on Friday, February 24th, at the Lytle Welty Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel in Madison.

  Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, February 24th, at the funeral home.

  Interment to follow in Grandview Memorial Gardens in Madison.

  The family requests memorial contributions be made to Alzheimers/Dementia Foundation or St. Elizabeth Hospice. Contributions may be made at the funeral home.

Hazel Stamper

  Hazel Ann Stamper, age 44, of Vevay, away on Wednesday February 15th, 2023, at her residence.

  Hazel entered this life on February 10th, 1979 in Hazard, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Elzie Stamper and Connie (Chaney) Hawkins. She was raised in Jackson, Kentucky and attended Breathitt County High School.

  Hazel was employed as a waitress in Jackson, Kentucky and was later employed for Subway in Vevay.

  Hazel enjoyed watching TV, spending time with her family and friends, traveling, swimming and sun bathing.

  Hazel is survived by her sons: Elzie Brett Costello of Jackson, Kentucky and Andrew Barrett of Vevay; by her daughter, Olivia Costello and her companion, Jason Watts of Lost Creek, Kentucky; by her mother, Connie (Chaney) Hawkins and her step-father, Jerald Hawkins of Vevay; by her grandchildren: Christopher Watts and Bryson Clemmons; by her companion, Roger Barrett of Vevay; by her sisters: Chanda Johnson and her companion Mark Shaver of Vevay and Farrah Stamper and her companion Chris Sparks of Berea, Kentucky; and by her nieces and nephews.

  She was preceded in death by her father, Elzie Stamper; and by her daughter, Audrey Paige Costello.

  Visitation was held on Tuesday, February 21st, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana, 47043.

  Graveside services were conducted following the time of visitation on Tuesday, February 21st, by Reverend Mike Jones at the Vevay Cemetery.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association. Cards are available at the funeral home.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the Pisgah Cemetery Association. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre of Madison and Hanover.