Obituaries 12/19/2019

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Paul David Scott

  Paul David Scott, age 85, of Hanover, Indiana, formerly of Vevay, passed away at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, December 15th, 2019, at the Hanover Nursing Center in Hanover.

  Paul David entered this life on November 22nd, 1934 in Florence, Indiana. He was the loving son of the late Darrell David and Bernice (Bennett) Scott. He was raised in Florence, and was a 1953 graduate of the Indiana School for the Deaf in Indianapolis, Indiana.

  Paul David was employed for the U.S. Shoe Factory and as a custodian for the Switzerland County Courthouse in Vevay.

  Paul David resided most of his life in the Vevay community, and had lived in the Hanover community since 2012. He enjoyed watching TV and was an avid sports fan.

  Paul David will be missed by his sister, Maxine (Scott) Witko of Streator, Illinois; by his brother, Loren Scott and his wife Melba of North Ogden, Utah; and by his nieces and nephews.

  He was preceded in death by his parents: Darrell David Scott, who died on May 27th, 1961 and Bernice (Bennett) Scott, who died on May 7th, 1990; by his half-brother, Maurice Scott; and by his half-sister, Norma Hill.

  Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, December 19th, at 11 a.m., by Reverend Mike Jones, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana, 47043.  Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery. Friends may call on the family from 10-11 a.m. on Thursday, December 19th, at the funeral home.

  Memorial contributions may be made to Charity of the Donor’s Choice or Jeff Craig Volunteer Fire Department. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Edna Turner

  Edna Ruth (Ledbetter) Turner, age 66, of Rising Sun, passed away with her loving family by her side at 3:40 a.m. on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019, at her residence.

  Edna entered this life on May 24th, 1953 in Crossville, Tennessee. She was the loving daughter of the late Kenneth Gary Ledbetter and Josephine Mary Jane (Rodgers) Ledbetter-Melton. She was raised in Crossville, Tennessee and attended school in Patriot.

  Edna was united in marriage on November 21st, 1970 in Patriot, to Fred A. “Freddie” Turner. This happy union was blessed with two daughters: Jennie and Susie; and two sons: Johnny and Darrin.

  Edna was employed for the U.S. Shoe Factory in Vevay, for several years. She attended the Grant’s Creek Baptist Church near Rising Sun. Edna was always proud that she wrote and recorded a song called, ‘Fourteen Roses.

  Edna was a wonderful homemaker and enjoyed sewing, watching Racheal Ray shows and Judge Judy, bird watching, reading and gardening. She also enjoyed listening to gospel and country music.

  Edna will be missed by her daughters: Jennie Turner of Rising Sun and Susie Turner of Rising Sun; by her son, Johnny Turner of Vevay; by her grandchildren: Heather Turner, Meranda Turner, Darrin Wayne Turner, Jr., Mary Ann Dole and her husband Jason, and Lily McFadden; by her great-grandchildren: Hayden, Nevaeh, Annelise and Eleanor; by her sisters: Kathy Turner and her husband Wayne of Patriot, Anna Smith of Madison, Carrie Lynn of Madison, Karen Sue Mahoney of Madison, Ethel Jo Reed of Madison, and Tina M. Ledbetter of Scottsburg, Indiana; by her brothers: Kenneth O. Ledbetter of Madison, and Robert G. Ledbetter of Madison; and by her numerous nieces and nephews.

  She was preceded in death her parents: Kenneth Gray Ledbetter and Josephine Mary Jane (Rodgers) Ledbetter-Melton; by her step-father, Charlie Melton; by her ex-husband, Fred A. “Freddie” Turner; by her son, Darrin Wayne Turner; by her grandson, Spencer William Turner; by her sister, Barbara Marie Young; and by her brother, Charles Albert Ledbetter.

  Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, December 17th, by Reverend Mike Jones at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Interment followed in the Eastview Cemetery, Patriot.

  Friends were invited to call on the family on Monday, December 16th, at the funeral home.

  Memorial contributions may be made to Ms. Edna Ruth (Ledbetter) Turner Memorial Fund c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Herbert Wallace, Jr.

  Herbert Lee Wallace, Jr. of Lawrenceburg, Indiana, passed away on Thursday December 12th, 2019.

  He was born on April 6th, 1953 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the loving son of Herbert L. Wallace, Sr. and Garnett Wallace (Weaver).

  Herbert attended North Dearborn High School and worked at Powell Valve of Cincinnati Ohio for 25 years. The fun and loving Herbert Wallace spent his time watching sports, grilling and being outside in his garden.

  He is survived by his mother: Garnett Wallace (Weaver) of Lawrenceburg, Indiana; by his son, Christopher Wallace (Dea) of Rising Sun; by his daughter, Staci Allgeyer (Lenny) of Erlanger, Kentucky; by sisters: Donna Wallace and Debbie McAdams (Roger); by his brothers: Jery Wallace (Susan), Ted Wallace, and Randy Wallace (Beth). Herbert is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and grandchildren all whom he loved very much.

  Herbert was preceded in death by his father, Herbert L. Wallace Sr.; and by his brother Steve Wallace.

  There will be a celebration of life for Herbert on January 4th from 3-7 p.m. at the Rising Sun Historical Building. Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun is serving the family at this difficult time.

Robert Osborne

  Robert L. “Bob” Osborne, 64, of Owenton, Kentucky, passed away at his home on Saturday, December 14th, 2019 after a dignified battle with ALS.

  He was born in Madison, the son of the late Louis Johnson and Margaret Ellen Bailey Osborne. After graduating high school he attended both Roane State and Kentucky Wesleyan for two years each graduating from Kentucky Wesleyan. He went on to earn his Masters from Northern Kentucky University.

  Bob taught at Owen County Elementary and coached girls high school basketball for a combined 37 year career. He also coached girls softball and boys baseball. He was also active in his community, serving on the Owenton City Council, Parks and Recreation, Lions Club, and the Owen County Children’s Fund Board. He was a member of Owenton First Baptist Church.

  In His spare time he enjoyed painting.

  He is survived by his wife Linda Bunger Osborne; by his son, Matthew and wife Mandy Osborne; by his daughter, Sarah and husband Shannon Gregory; by his sister, Rita and husband Bob Coates; by his brother, Brian and wife Lisa Osborne; and by his four grandchildren: Miles, Ella, Molly and Paige.

  Visitation will be held this Saturday, December 21st, at 10 a.m. at the Owenton First Baptist Church; with the funeral service starting at 1 p.m. Burial will follow in the Owenton Cemetery.

  Memorials may be made to the ALS Association Kentucky Chapter, Bluegrass Care Navigators or Owen Co. Children’s Fund. McDonald and New Funeral Home in Owenton is assisting the family at this difficult time.

Hilbert Keith

  Hilbert Wayne Keith, 87, of Rising Sun, passed away on Sunday, December 15th, 2019 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

  Hilbert was born in Switzerland County on December 15th, 1932, the son of the late Georgia Mae (Ray) and Melvin  Keith. He attended West Union Grade School and was a 1950 graduate of Patriot High School.

  After graduation Hilbert began work for the Ashland Oil Company on a barge that ran from Ashland, Kentucky to New Orleans, Louisiana. He later worked for Schenley Distillery before entering the U.S. Navy.

  Hilbert proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1952 to 1956. While in the Navy, he served on the aircraft carrier USS Hancock and earned the National Defense Service Medal.

  Upon his return from the military, he began work for the Soil Conservation Service. Hilbert also worked at I&M and drove a school bus for the Switzerland County School Corporation for over 30 years. No matter what other job he had, Hilbert loved farming and did it his entire life.

  Hilbert gained a son, Steven Allen and a daughter, Nancy Lynn when he married Sarah Ann (Peelman) Keith on November 17th, 1956. Later on, a son, Dale Robert, and daughters: Michelle Ann and Joanne would come along to make his family complete.

  Hilbert loved to go bird hunting and play golf. He was also a very good bowler and fast pitch softball player. He played basketball in school and while in service. Hilbert was an IU and Colts fan. He was also a member of the Rising Sun American Legion where he would like to go and sit and talk with friends.

  Hilbert is survived by his son, Dale Keith and wife Kathy, of Rising Sun; by his three daughters: Nancy Scott and husband Rick of Rising Sun; Michelle Self and husband Wyatt of Moorefield, and Joanne  Keith, of Vevay; by his grandchildren: Travis Myers (Tina), Jeff Thornton ( Alisha), Jason Scott (Kristal), Jody Pitts (Marty), Chad Scott, Erin Lamkin (Dustin), Candice Aguilar (Eddie), Kimberly Barkman (Nicholas), Kyle Self (Shauna), Alex Curran, Ben Curran and Natalie Sullivan; and by his great grandchildren: Morgan, Bayley, Kendal, Trey, Addison, Jordan, Lindsay, Michael, Jake, Sydney, Carson, Lance and Laurin.

  Hilbert was preceded in death by his parents; by his sister, Naomi Christene White; by his brothers: Carlisle Keith and Nelson Ray Keith; by his son, Steven Allen Myers; and by his great grandson, Trent Myers.

  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 19th at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, with Reverend Mike Jones officiating. Burial with military honors will be at New Liberty Cemetery in East Enterprise. Friends were invited to call on the family on Wednesday, December 18th, at the funeral home.

  Memorial donations may be made to the Rising Sun American Legion. Cards are available at the funeral home.

William ‘Bill’ Jewell

  William Boone “Bill” Jewell, age 81, of Lamb, Indiana, passed away at 1:24 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11th, 2019, at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

  Bill entered this life on August 30th, 1938 in Jefferson County, Indiana. He was the son of the late Daniel Boone and Alice Bernice (Woodfill) Jewell. He was raised in Switzerland County, where he was a 1957 graduate of Vevay High School.

  Bill was united in marriage on January 24th, 1958 in Trimble County, Kentucky to Mary Lenna Lawson. This happy union was blessed with two sons, Steve and Tim. Bill and Mary shared nearly 61 years of marriage together until his death.

  Bill was employed for the U.S. Shoe Factory in Madison, retiring after 40 years of service.

  He held membership in the Union Baptist Church in Lamb. Bill enjoyed riding horses, four-wheelers and his grandchildren and will be deeply missed by his loving family.

  Bill will be missed by his wife, Mary Lenna Jewell of Lamb; by his son, Tim Jewell and his wife Sherri of Lamb; by his grandchildren: Erin Brunck and her husband Mark, Jason Jewell and his wife Savannah, and Cody Jewell; by his great-grandchildren: Alexis Brunck and Colman Jewell; by his sisters: Mary Simmons of Lamb and Thelma Seel of Lexington, Indiana; and by his several nieces and nephews.

  He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel Boone and Alice Bernice (Woodfill) Jewell; by his son, Steve Daniel Jewell, who died on March 14th, 2018; and by his brother-in-law, James E. “Jimmy” Simmons, who died on January 5th, 2018.

  Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, December 15th, by Reverend Mike Barnes at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Interment followed in the Grandview Memorial Gardens, Madison. Friends were invited to call on the family on Sunday, December 15th, prior to the beginning of the service at the funeral home.

  Memorial contributions may be made to Union Baptist Church. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Scott Hilligoss

  Scott Patrick Hilligoss, age 28, of Vevay, passed away at 5:50 p.m. on Sunday, December 15th, 2019, in Vevay.

  Scott entered this life on September 4th, 1991 in Madison. He was the loving son of Bryan Tague and Roxanna Janene (Hilligoss) Williams. He was raised in Vevay, where he was a 2010 graduate and honor student of Switzerland County High School.

  Scott was united in marriage to the love of his life, Shandi Rhiannon McDowell, on August 26th, 2015 in Switzerland County. This happy union was blessed with two sons: Gabriel and Dante.

  On May 26th, 2014, Scott was employed for Belterra Casino & Resort in Florence, Indiana, where he was currently a supervisor. Scott enjoyed hanging out with his children and his friends, hiking, playing video games and writing books. Scott and Shandi loved food and he loved to surprise her with a new steakhouse for her birthday every year.

  Scott was a wonderful friend to many and will be deeply missed by his heartbroken family.

  Scott will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Shandi Rhiannon (McDowell) Hilligoss of Vevay; by his sons: Gabriel Lucious Bare and Dante Yngwie Hilligoss of Vevay; by his mother and step-father, Roxanna Janene and Terry Williams of Elkhart, Indiana; by his father, Bryan Tague and his companion Marcella Robinson of Kentucky; by his maternal-grandmother, Peggy Jean (Pike) Hilligoss of Vevay; his maternal-great-grandmother, Frances Lorraine (Peters) Pike of Vevay; by his sisters: Ali Gill and her husband Dillion of Elkhart, Indiana, Tina Lewis of Maine, and Amber Hilligoss of Madison; by his brother, B.J. Hilligoss and his wife Shelby of Elkhart, Indiana; and by his several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

  He was preceded in death by his maternal-grandfather, James Robert “Butch” Hilligoss; by his maternal-great-grandparents: Ralph Pike, John Hilligoss and Lucy (Florence) Kirkendall; and by his maternal-great-step-grandfather, John Kirkendall.

  Friends may call from 1-5 p.m. on Friday, December 20th, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana, 47043. A celebration of Scott’s life and time of remembrances will be conducted on Friday, December 20th, at 5 p.m., at the funeral home.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the education fund for his children c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Charles Cole

  Charles Scott Cole, 60, of East Enterprise, passed away peacefully at his residence on Thursday, December 12th, 2019.

  Charles was born in Marion County, Indiana, on February 26th, 1959, the son of the late Alice (Wall) and Carter Cole.

  On June 10th, 1984 he married Linda (Beever) Cole, who survives him. Charles and Linda were married over 35 years.

  He worked as a Truck Driver at Piazza Produce in Indianapolis, Indiana. Charles liked fishing in his spare time and loved spending time with his grandchildren.

  In addition to his loving wife Linda, Charles is survived by his daughter, Michelle Cooper; by his three sons: Andrew Beever, Jason Cole and Daniel Cole; by his 10 grandchildren; and by his three sisters: Jeanine Kinser, Karen Wainscott and Kim Fitch.

  He was preceded in death by his parents; by his son, Matthew Cole; and by his brother, Mike and by his sister, Pam.

  Services will be at the convenience of the family. Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun is serving the family at this difficult time.

Travis Bailey

  Travis Wayne Bailey, 37, of Patriot, passed away on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Edgewood, Kentucky.

  Travis was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on February 22nd, 1982, the son of Edith (Smith) Powers, of Greendale, Indiana and the late Alfred “Whistlepig” Bailey.

  He was employed at Equipment Mechanic Services in Warsaw, Kentucky. Travis liked being outdoors and enjoyed fishing, hunting and riding his motorcycle. Above all, Travis was a loving father and provider for his family.

  Travis is survived by his fiancee, Ashley Almaraz, of Patriot; by his three daughters: Sunshine Bailey, Arianna Almaraz and Gia McKittrick; by his two sons: Travis Bailey, Jr. and Anthony Bailey; and by his mother, Edith Powers of Greendale, Indiana.

  He was preceded in death by his father, Alfred “Whistlepig” Bailey.

  Funeral services were held on Saturday, December 14th at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, with Pastor Steve Ward officiating. Visitation was held on Saturday, December 14th, prior to the beginning of the services at the funeral home.
  Memorial donations may be made to the family. Cards are available at the funeral home.