Norman Allen Taylor, 78, of East Enterprise, passed away at 11:14 p.m. Thursday, March 5th, 2015, at Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg.
Norman was born in Addyston, Ohio, on September 18th, 1936, the son of the late Robert Harvey and Minnie Dallas (Mulligan) Taylor. He served his country in the U.S. Army as a SP-3 during the Korean War and was a former VFW member. Norman was a retired construction worker, having worked at Larry Smith Contractors in Cleves, Ohio.
On July 25th, 1959, he married Edna (Ramey) Taylor, who passed away on April 28th, 2012.
Norman is survived by his daughter, Trish Lozier and husband Junior of Lawrenceburg; his two sons, Norman A. Taylor, Jr., and wife Kimberly of East Enterprise and Robert Taylor of Frankfort, Kentucky; several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Edna; his daughter, Carolyn Peelman; his brothers, Robert “Junior” Taylor, Bill Taylor, PeeWee Taylor and Jack Taylor; and his sisters, Louise Dole and Maggie Scott.
Graveside services with military honors were held Monday, March 9th, in New Liberty Cemetery near East Enterprise. Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun was in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the family. marklandfuneralhome.com.
Richard Carnine Wolf, 82, of Madison, formerly of near Moorefield, passed away at 3:55 a.m., Tuesday, March 10th, 2015, at Hickory Creek of Madison.
He was born October 21st, 1932, in Jefferson County near Moorefield, the loving son of the late Roy and Agnes Carnine Wolf. He resided near Moorefield for many years and was a 1950 graduate of Cross Plains High School.
On April 8th, 1955, Richard was united in marriage to Vera Mae Furnish at the Fairview United Methodist Church. This happy union of nearly 60 years was blessed with two sons, Rick and Randy, and two daughters, Jeanie and Rebecca.
He farmed for many years until 1985 when he began working at the Madison State Hospital. He moved to Madison in 1989 and retired as a security officer from the Madison State Hospital in 2002. Richard was inducted into the United States Air Force in November, 1951, and rose to the rank of Airman Second Class during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged in November, 1953, and remained in the reserves until he was discharged on December 30th, 1959. Richard had served on the Soil and Water Conservation Board in Switzerland County for several years. He enjoyed fishing, riding motorcycles, camping, his family, his church and his many friends. Richard was a devoted husband, loving dad, grandpa and brother. He was a faithful member of the Ryker’s Ridge Baptist Church, the Moorefield Community Fire Department and the Madison Camp of Gideon’s International.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Vera Mae Furnish Wolf of Madison; his sons, Rick Wolf of Madison and Randy Wolf and his wife, Renee of Rising Sun; his daughters, Jeanie Whitham of Hanover and Rebecca Jane Lykins and her husband, Wesley of Austin; his grandchildren, Adam Wolf, Bonnie Trame, Kristin Wolf, Jason Copeland, Joshua Copeland, Jennifer Marlette and Isaiah Eversole; his great-grandchildren, Ben, Eli, Callie, Jenna, Jayden, Brayden, Isaiah, Lilly, Benjamin, and Brody; his step-grandchildren, Liz, Ethan, Lisa, Michelle, and Kelsey; his step-great-grandchildren, Michael, Aaron, Richard and Elizabeth; his sister, Becky Reed of Mt. Sterling; his brother-in-law, Earl Wayne Furnish of Vevay; his sisters-in-law, Roberta Pavy of Lawrenceburg, Jean Morton of Pleasant and Ginger Furnish of Moorefield; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brothers-in-law, David Reed, Bob Furnish, Wilfred Pavy, Tucker Robinson, and Leon “Shorty” Morton; and his sister-in-law, Wanda Furnish.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 14th, at 11 a.m. at the Ryker’s Ridge Baptist Church, 2601 North Ryker’s Ridge Road in Madison, with Pastor Mark Lee and Pastor Richard “Skee” Jankosky officiating. Interment will be in Ryker’s Ridge New Cemetery.
Friends may call Friday, March 13th, from 5-8 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, and Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the church. A final salute will be conducted Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at the church by Jefferson Post 9, of the American Legion with full military honors to follow at the graveside.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ryker’s Ridge Baptist Church or the Gideon Memorial Bible Plan. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.morgan-nay.com.
Flora Jean Scudder, 74, of Lawrenceburg, passed away at 11:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015, at Shady Nook Care Center in Lawrenceburg.
She was born in Lockland, Ohio on June 21st, 1940, the daughter of the late Ben and Effie (Godbey) Cromer. She worked as a custodian for the Princeton School District in Sharonville, Ohio.
Flora is survived by her four daughters, Carol Barger of Oxford, Oho, Melissa Hancock Barnes of East Enterprise, Andrea Burge of Huntsville, Tennessee, Tracy Brown of Briceville, Tennessee; her son, Jody Frost of South Carolina; her sister, Betty Holt of Osgood.
Funeral services will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun is serving the family. marklandfuneralhome.com.
Hilda Mae Bovard, 93, of Lawrenceburg, passed away at 7:06 p.m. Wednesday, March 4th, 2015, at the home of her granddaughter in Middletown, Ohio.
Hilda was born in Ohio County on November 11th, 1921, the daughter of the late Ora Ross and Goldie (Bradley) Colen. She attended school at Murray’s Branch and was a member of the Rising Sun Wesleyan Church. Hilda liked doing ceramics and gardening. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt and will be deeply missed.
On November 28th, 1939, she married Ralph E. Bovard, who passed away on September 21st, 1999. Hilda and Ralph enjoyed nearly 60 years together.
Hilda is survived by her son, Bill Bovard and wife Ruth Ann of Ft. Myers Beach, Florida; her granddaughter, Lesa Zimmerman and husband Ted of Middletown, Ohio; her great-grandsons, August and Monroe Conner; her sister, Shirley Koons of Aurora; her four brothers, James Colen of Canaan, Hubert Colen of Fairview, Gerald “Swede” Colen of Rising Sun, and Jerry Colen of Hartford, Indiana.
Besides her parents and her husband, she was also preceded in death by her son, Danny Lee Bovard; her brothers, Ora “Oop” Colen, Jr., Paul “Ned” Colen and Michael Colen; and her sisters, Ruth Stem and Barbara Colen.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 14th, at the Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun. Friends are invited to call Friday, March 13th, from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Rising Sun New Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice Care of Middletown. marklandfuneralhome.com.
Charles F. “Fred” Storie, 92, of Madison, passed away at 4:55 a.m., Saturday, March 7th, 2015, at The Waters of Clifty Falls in Madison.
He was born November 27th, 1922, in Switzerland County near Moorefield, the son of the late James Carl and Dorothy Stewart Storie. He resided most all of his life in Switzerland and Jefferson counties and attended school there. He was inducted into the United States Army on February 1st, 1943, at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana during World War II in the 3032nd Quartermaster Bakery Company Mobile. He fought in the battles and campaigns of Normandy, Northern France and the Rhineland. He was honorably discharged on November 12th, 1945, at Camp Atterbury, Indiana receiving the EAME Theater Ribbon with three bronze battle stars and the World War II Victory Medal. Charles Fred re-enlisted and served two more years in Occupied Japan and was honorably discharged.
He worked early in life at the Indiana Kentucky Electric Corporation to help construct the Madison Power Plant. He then worked for 14 years with Madison Precision in downtown Madison. Charles Fred retired after 18 years of service with Rexnord Chain Belt in Madison. Charles Fred was a member of the Caledonia Presbyterian Church near Moorefield, and held membership in Jefferson Post 9, of the American Legion and the Madison VFW Post 1969.
He was united in marriage to Faye Tingle and they shared 38 years of marriage together until her death on March 3rd, 1991.
On November 27th, 1992, Charles Fred was united in marriage to Vivian G. Demaree. They shared 21 years of marriage together until her death on January 28th, 2014. He had enjoyed history, hunting, fishing, visiting with friends, and caring for his late wife. Charles Fred was very appreciative of The Waters of Clifty Falls nursing staff and nurses aides for the loving care provided to him and his late wife, Vivian.
Survivors include his stepdaughters, Marilyn Hale of College Corner, Ohio, and Norma Oberman of Crothersville; his caregivers, Jamie and Scott Lutes of Madison; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his father, James Carl Storie; his mother, Dorothy Stewart Storie; his wife of 38 years, Faye Tingle Storie, on March 3rd, 1991; his second wife of 21 years, Vivian G. Demaree Storie, on January 28th, 2014; his sister, Robena Mae Storie Brewer on February 25th, 2005; his brothers, Elbert V. Storie on August 6th, 1959; Roy D. Storie on January 6th, 1995; and Lewis Storie on November 11th, 1997; and his stepson, John Alexander.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 11th, with a final salute at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, with Pastor Ron Lee officiating. Interment was in the Moffett Cemetery in Milton, Kentucky with full military honors conducted by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion at the graveside.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or Caledonia Presbyterian Church and Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.morgan-nay.com.