Obituaries 3-7-13

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Mark Clark

Mark Wayne “Candy” Man Clark, 69, of Madison, passed away Friday, March 1st, 2013, at his home.

He was born June 12th, 1943, in Lawrenceburg, the loving son of the late Clarence and Margaret Kinnett Clark. He resided most of his life in Jefferson County. He was a 1962 graduate of Patriot High School. He was inducted into the U.S. Army on June 9th, 1964, in Cincinnati, Ohio and rose to the rank of Specialist Four, serving in the Military Police during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged on June 8th, 1966, at Fort Lewis, Washington, receiving the Good Conduct Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.

He was united in marriage to Brenda Baer and this union was blessed with a daughter Brigitte.

He was united in marriage to Leona Beach and this union was blessed with three daughters, Kattie, Delora and Marquetta.

He was employed for over 20 years at Tri State Cleaning as a manager, retiring in 2002. He was known as the “Candy Man” and enjoyed sharing suckers, bubble gum, Hershey’s kisses and cow tails with his friends and family. He was a loving father and grandfather. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, I.U. basketball, Colts football, playing corn hole, was an avid jokester, being with his daughters and grandchildren. He was a member of the Madison Moose Lodge No. 765, Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion and Madison VFW Post 1969. He had served as a past treasurer for AAU basketball.

Survivors include his loving daughters, Brigitte Clark Marlo and husband Dave of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Kattie Clark Rowlett and husband Jeff of Madison, Delora Clark of Madison, Marquetta Clark of Madison; his loving stepdaughters, Cerrie Egerton of Carrollton, Kentucky, Shelli Ratcliff and husband Dan of Madison; his brothers, Danny Clark and wife Martha of Aurora and Robert Clark and wife Tuddy of Osgood; his half sisters, Connie Hunger and husband Bob of Versailles and Beverly McDole and husband Paul of Vevay; his half brothers, Robert “John Boy” Mathews and wife Theresa of Sunman, Michael Mathews and wife Katrina of Napoleon and Gary Mathews of Georgia; 17 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was also preceded in death by his sister, Patty Bevis; his brothers, Richard and Paul Clark McNeil; his stepdaughter, Stacy Gail Ward; and his stepdad, Ohmer Mathews.

Funeral services will be conducted today (Thursday, March 7th) at 11 a.m. by Pastor Troy Hedges and Andy Lytle, eulogist, at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel in Madison. Full military honors will be conducted by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion at the chapel, Interment will follow in the cemetery there. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mark Clark Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.morgan-nay.com.

Rachel Banks

Rachel Francis Lewis Banks, 85, of Lexington, Indiana, passed away at 4 a.m. Saturday, March 2nd, 2013, at King’s Daughters’ Health in Madison.

She was born February 10th, 1928, in Owenton, Kentucky, the loving daughter of John W. and Mandy Fites Lewis. She resided most of her life in Jefferson County, her early years near Brooksburg and her later years near Hanover.

She was united in marriage to Carroll Taylor. This union was blessed with two sons and a daughter.

She was united in marriage on November 3rd, 1953, to Howard W. Banks. They were blessed with two sons and a daughter. They shared 35 years of marriage together until his death on December 3rd, 1988.

She was employed for 30 years with Madison State Hospital, serving as the cooking supervisor. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Hanover. She enjoyed caring for her family and cooking for them. She loved tending to her flowers, especially her roses.

Survivors include her two daughters, Patricia Taylor Farrell and husband Michael David of Bedford and Rhonda Noel and husband John of Madison; her two sons, Dennis Taylor of Scottsburg and Kenneth William “Billy” Banks and wife Quinella of Crawley, Texas; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, niece, nephews and other relatives; and her sister-in-law, Eva Mae Knox of Michigan.

She was also preceded in death by her sons, Gerald Banks and John David; her brothers, Charles, Richard, Toby and Everett Lewis; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 6th, by Brother Mark Roseberry at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment was in Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Kidney Foundation. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.morgan-nay.com.

Mary Stout

Mary E. Stewart McCormick Stout, 90, of Hanover, passed away at 4:40 p.m. Friday, March 1st, 2013, at Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover.

She was born September 17th, 1922, in Wise’s Landing, Kentucky, the loving daughter of the late Avery and Mary Louise Harsin Stewart. She resided most of her life in Jefferson County and was a member of the Elizabeth Baptist Church.

She was united in marriage in 1942, to Charles H. McCormick, Sr. This union was blessed with two daughters and two sons. He passed away May 11th, 1974.

In 1975, she was united in marriage to Charles L. Stout. They shared 25 years of marriage together until his death on January 14th, 2000.

She was employed in the late 1950s with the Saluda School as a cook. She retired from the Madison State Hospital after 19 years as a psychiatric attendant. She enjoyed membership in Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion Auxiliary. She wa an avid quilter, enjoyed sewing, gardening and being with her family.

Survivors include her two daughters, Betty McCormick Sexton and husband Harold of Charlestown, Indiana and Yvonne Riley of Madison; her son, Charles H. McCormick, Jr., and wife Sandra of Madison; her stepson, Terry Stout and wife Deborah of Atlanta, Georgia; her two sisters, Anna Mae McCauley of Madison and Maude Lunsford of Hanover; four grandchhildren; five great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

She was also preceded in death by her son, Harold McCormick on February 27th, 2010; her stepson, Mike Stout; and her brothers, Kenny, Tom, Bill and Robert Stewart.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 5th, by Reverend Dennis Ferguson at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment was in Dupont Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.morgan-nay.com.

Bill Rowlison

William C. “Bill” Rowlison, 74, of Madison, passed away at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, February 27th, 2013, at Hickory Creek of Madison.

He was born June 13th, 1938, in Madison, the son of the late John Calvin and Helen B. Larimore Rowlison. He resided in Brooksburg all of his life and was a 1956 graduate of Central High School.

He was united in marriage on October 13th, 1956, in Canaan, by Reverend Brainard Lee, to Janet McDarment. This happy union was blessed with two daughters and two sons.

He was employed with the U.S. Postal Service as a letter carrier in Madison for 35 years and 28 days. He also worked as a driver for M & M Towing for 18 years. He was a member of the Brooksburg United Methodist Church and Madison Moose Lodge No. 765. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, watching television, traveling and playing cards. He also enjoyed NASCAR, especially drivers, Dale Earnhardt and Joey Kramer.

Survivors include his two daughters, Bonnie Louise Jones and husband Bill of Hanover and Sherry Lin Birge of Madison; his two sons, William Gregory Rowlison and wife Lori of Madison and John Jeffrey Rowlison and wife Linda of Canaan; his brother, Bruce Rowlison and wife Martha of Madison; his grandchildren, Clayton Tyler Rowlison, Morgan Paige Rowlison Green, David Rowlison, Megan Rowlison Skeens, Christopher Rowlison, Melissa Davidson, Nathan Adams and Sarah Adams McAfee; eight great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Calvin Rowlison on September 3rd, 1957; his mother, Helen B. Larimore Rowlison on June 17th, 2009; and his wife, Janet McDarment Rowlison on June 28h, 1990.

Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 3rd, by Pastor Mike Barnes and Reverend James Sparks at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment was in Brooksburg Cemetery. Madison Moose Lodge No. 765 held services Saturday evening at the funeral home. 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.

Bud Scudder

Winferd E. “Bud” Scudder, age 78, of Fremont, Indiana, formerly of Switzerland County, passed away Monday, February 25th, 2013, peacefully in his sleep at the home of his granddaughter, Jennifer Impton-Sanders. He was surrounded by his loving wife of 59 years, Norma D. “Deanie” Scudder and some of his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was born November 24th, 1934, the son of Ezra “Jack” Scudder and Mary Bailey Scudder Reynolds. He had four sisters, Roberta Barton, Donna Edwards, Evelyn Smith and Leona Kay; and five brothers, Ronald “Cappy”, Harold, Donald, David, and Rick Scudder.

He entered into marriage on December 23rd, 1953, to Norma D. Bennett, in Vevay. From this union there were five children, Robert E. Scudder, Beverly D. Scudder, Infant Boy Scudder, Regena G. Impton, and David C. Scudder.

He was employed in the heating and air conditioning service industry. He then enjoyed a 45-year career in upholstery, before retiring in 1997. He will be lovingly remembered for his quick wit and humorous stories. He also enjoyed playing guitar and singing with his brother-in-law, Sonny Barton, and his nephews, Dan, Frank, Jim and Gordy Barton.

He will be greatly missed by his wife Deanie, and his children, Bob, Gena, and Dave as well as by his grandchildren, Tiffany Ehle, Jamie Contreras, Sarah Bender, Jennifer Impton-Sanders, Rebecca Underwood, Heather Stanley, and his 16 great-grandchildren, Bryson, Braden, Logan, Austin, Robbie, Annie, Bayli, Eric, Aden, Zeby, Kody, Bryant, Tayler, Ryan, Keagan, and Jameson. He will also be missed greatly by his brothers and sisters and their families as well as his many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack Scudder and Mary Reynolds; his brother, Cappy Scudder; his sister, Leona Kay; his daughter, Beverly D. Scudder; his son, infant boy Scudder; and his grandson, Jeremy R. Impton.

Graveside services will be conducted by Reverend Wayne Edwards at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 29th, with burial in Vevay Cemetery.

A Celebration of Life gathering will follow at the home of Rick Scudder in Vevay.