Charles M. Kelly, 79, of Rising Sun, passed away at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, July 3rd, 2014, at his residence.
He was born in Aurora on May 1st, 1935, the son of the late Willard M. and Ellen E. (Bruce) Kelly.
On March 20th, 1955, he married Sylvia (Fancher) Kelly, who passed away in 2007. Charlie and Sis were married 52 years.
He worked in quality control at Seagram’s Distillery in Lawrenceburg, retiring in 1990 after many years of service. Charlie and Sis operated the Ohio County Sportsman Club for several years. Charlie was also a member of the CB Club and the Ohio Valley River Cats. Charlie enjoyed trap shooting, fishing, hunting and playing pokeer.
Charles is survived by his daughter, Christie Gregory (Tony) of Patriot; his grandchildren, Gina Kincaid, Jodi Funke (Steve), Jason Gregory (Carrie), Christopher Kelly, Angie Kelly, Steven Kelly (Marcie), Keith Kelly, Dawn Kelly and Missy Rucker; his great-grandchildren, Keegan, Kelly, Elysia, Bella, Landon, Jensen, Brody, Kole, Acee, Payton, Brock, Cooper, Jackson, Mason, Kaine, Tearra, Kiya, Trey and Kaiden; his two sisters, Myra Gulley (Onlie) of Mason, Ohio, and Patty Burris (George) of England.
He was also preceded in death by his sons, Michael “Rocky” and Charles Kelly; and his sister, Vivian Callaway.
Funeeral services were held Wednesday, July 9th, at Markland Funeral Home in Risng Sun. Interment was in the Rising Sun New Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Switzerland County Animal Shelter, Ohio County Animal Shelterm or Ohio Valley River Cats.
James W. “Buster” Shelley, 78, of Madison, passed away at 6:59 a.m. Monday, June 30th, 2014, at his home.
He was born March 27th, 1936, in Carrollton, Kentucky, the loving son of Jesse James and Jennie B. Robinson Shelley. He was raised in Jefferson County and was a 1956 graduate of Central High School. Buster was raised in the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church near Canaan. Buster was inducted into the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was honorably discharged from Fort Leonard Wood.
He was united in marriage on October 16th, 1971, to Wanda J. Lamb at Lick Branch Baptist Church near Deputy.
He worked early in life at Reliance Electric, Randall Company, Rex-Chainbelt and the Proving Ground. He then served as the assistant manager for Gateway in Madison and later for J.C. Grubb Company. He had last worked part time for the Sunrise Golf Course for 11 years. He was a member of the Indian-Kentuck Baptist Church near Canaan for 17 years and was now a member of the North Madison Baptist Church. Buster had held membership in the Madison Elks Lodge No. 524.
Survivors include his wife of nearly 43 years, Wanda J. Lamb Shelley of Madison; his daughter, Cindy and husband Bill Austin of Madison; his two sons, Brian Shelley of Carmel, Indiana and Greg Shelley and wife Tisa of Indianapolis; his two stepdaughters, Teresa Grayson of Madison and Tonya Chambers and husband Bill of Madison; his grandchildren, Dane, Grant, Eric, Alex, Shaun, Seth, Jacob and Nate; his great-grandson, Eli; his mother-in-law, Ethel L. Parker Lamb of Madison; his two brothers, Harry Shelley and wife Leanna of Madison and Ralph Shelley and wife Barbara of Madison; his sister, Grace Lee and husband Emerson of Canaan; his seven sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Delma and Robert Harmon of Columbus, Lisa and Charles Ward of Milton, Kentucky, Ronald and Velena Lamb of Austin, Karlyn and Janet Lamb of Lexington, Indiana, Gary and Donna Lamb of Madison, Lloyd and Pam Lamb of Madison and Gavin and Marianna Lamb of Denton, Texas; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jesse James Shelley on March 8th, 1992; his mother, Jennie B. Robinson Shelley on December 22nd, 1982; his brother, Carroll Thomas Shelley; and his father-in-law, Everett J. Lamb on January 1st, 2012.
Private funeral services were held at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison, with Karlyn Lamb officiating. Interment was in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison.
Memorial contributions may be made to the X-Link Retinitis Pigmentosis Foundation. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.morgan-nay.com.
Evelyn Mae Sayers Rogers, 81, of Pleasant, passed away at 3:35 a.m. Friday, July 4th, 2014, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.
She was born December 24th, 1932, in Joliet, Illinois, the daughter of Earl B. and Mae (Meyers) Sayers, who both preceded her in death. She was raised in Orland Park, Illinois and was a 1950 graduate of Orland Park High School.
On March 24th, 1951, Evelyn married Elmer Edward Rogers. Unto this union a son Tom and two daughters, Laura and Mary Ellen, arrived to bless this home. Elmer and Evelyn shared nearly 33 years of marriage together until his death on February 25th, 1984.
Evelyn had resided in the Pleasant community since 1973. She was a homemaker and had also been involved with home health care for many of the elderly throughout the community. Many in the community will remember Evelyn as a devoted mother, grandmother, friend and caregiver. She was a faithful member of the Long Run Baptist Church near Moorefield, and enjoyed music and reading.
Survivors include her son, Tom Rogers and wife Mary Jane of Vevay; her two daughters, Laura Erickson and husband John of Bear Branch and Mary Ellen Baker and husband Jay of Fairview; her three grandsons, Joshua Rogers, Benjamin Rogers and Daniel Baker; her two granddaughters, Amanda Baker and Kathryn Erickson Elliott; her three great-grandchildren, Samuel, Claire and Whitney; her brother, Kenneth Sayers of Keystone Heights, Florida; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was also preceded in death by her half brother, William Mutch.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 8th, at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay, with Pastors K.C. Banta, Mike Barnes and Bill Madison officiating. Interment was in Pleasant Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Gideons Memorial Bible or to the donor’s favorite charity. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.haskellandmorrison.com.
Anna Mae (Woolums) Works Furnish, 81, of Hanover, formerly of Vevay, passed away at 12:20 p.m. Saturday, July 5th, 2014, at Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover.
She was born May 23rd, 1933, in Owen County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Orman and Mary Blanche (Hopper) Woolums. She was raised in Owen County where she attended Owen County High School.
Anna was united in marriage in February, 1955, to Wilbur Raymond Works. Unto this union two daughters, Diane and Kimberly, and three sons, Timothy, Jim and Joseph, arrived to bless their home. Anna and Wilbur shared several years of marriage together until he passed away on February 28th, 1986. Anna was later united in marriage to Earl “Poodle” Furnish.
Anna was a former employee of Scudder’s Department Store and Vevay American Legion Post 185 in Vevay. She resided in the Madison community since 1988 where she was employed at the Crown Room. Anna enjoyed gardening and flowers. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt.
Survivors include her two daughters, Diane R. McClure of Madison and Kimberly R. Jones and husband Kenny, Jr., of Madison; her three sons, Timothy R. Works of Ludowici, Georgia, Jim R. Works and wife Loretta of Arizona City, Arizona, and Joseph R. Works and wife Beth of Fair Lawn, New Jersey; 21 grandchildren, Candi, Mandi, Andrew, Jesica, Josh, Jordan, Jacob, Jessica, Eric, Hannah, Miram, Micah, Naomi, Noah, Lydia, James, Katie, Danny, Dillon, Chase and Dakota; 13 great-grandchildren, Owen, Henry, Ahlaiah, Silas, Carlin, Chezney, Clay, Hailey, Destiny, Desiree, Ethan, Siera and Aerilyn Faith; her two sisters, Roberta Scudder and husband Hilbert of Vevay and Winnie “Edwina” Embry and husband Harold of Florence; her brother, Rick Woolums and wife Kathy of Vevay; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 9th, at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay, with Joseph R. Works and Pastor Elizabeth Broadus officiating. Interment was in Vevay Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Vevay American Legion Post 185 Relief Fund or the Vevay VFW Post 5396 Relief Fund. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.haskellandmorrison.com.
Richard R. “Rick:” Wainscott, 60, of Vevay, passed away at 2:47 p.m. Monday, July 7th, 2014, at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.
He was born April 7th, 1954, in Madison, the son of the late Lenvill J. and Phyllis Ann (Konkle) Coker Wainscott. He was raised in Vevay where he attended the Switzerland County High School. Rick was inducted into the Indiana Army National Guard on August 18th, 1972, in Madison. He was honorably discharged from active duty on January 19th, 1973, at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. He continued to serve in the Indiana Army National Guard Reserves for six years.
Rick was united in marriage on August 11th, 1973, in Versailles, by Reverend Velma Manuel, to Sherry Scudder. Unto this union a son Shawn arrived to bless their home. Rick and Sherry shared nearly 41 years of marriage together until he lost his courageous battle to cancer.
Rick co-owned and co-operated with his loving wife, the Wainscott’s Garage in Vevay, since November, 1999. He was a former employee for Stigler Construction Company at Dow Corning in Carrollton, Kentucky, Dayton Walther in Warsaw, Kentucky, M&T Chemical in Carrollton, Kentucky and for Stedman Foundry in Aurora. Rick resided in the Switzerland County community all of his life. Rick enjoyed the outdoors, especially keeping a meticulous lawn, IU basketball, working on automobiles, but most of all spending time with his grandson, Zack, who was his pride and joy. Rick was always the man to call when you needed a helping hand and will be truly missed in the community.
Survivors include his loving wife of nearly 41 years, Sherry (Scudder) Wainscott of Vevay; his son, Shawn Wainscott of Vevay; his grandson, Zack Wainscott of Vevay; his stepmother, Carolyn S. Wainscott of Cincinnati, Ohio; his two half brothers, Troy Coker of New Albany and Lenvill Jeff Wainscot, Jr., of Cincinnati, Ohio; his four half sisters, Marion Skirvin of Madison, Melinda K. Tackett of Loveland, Ohio, Donna J. Wainscott of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Kimberly Ann Moore of King Mills, Ohio; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Nina and John Lock of Vevay; his two sisters-in-law, Pam Wainscott of Fairview and Helen Wainscott of Vevay; his five brothers-in-law, Gene Scudder of Florence, Harlan Scudder of Vevay, Randy Scudder of Vevay, Monte Scudder of Florence, and Shane Chatham of Vevay; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and other relatives.
He was also preceded in death by his three brothers, Jerry Lee Wainscott, William Dale “Bill” Wainscott and Larry Wainscott; his grandparents, Noah and Willena Wainscott, Ernie and Jessie Konkle; his great-grandparents, Glen and Opal Roberts; and his brother-in-law, Rick Skirvin.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 11th, at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay, with Pastor K.C. Banta officiating. Interment will be in Vevay Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today (Thursday, July 10th) at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of King’s Daughters’ Hospital. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.haskellandmorrison.com.
Marsha Diane Fields Scroggins Royalty, 65, of Jeffersonville, passed away at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, July 8th, 2014.
She was born April 18th, 1949, in Madison, the loving daughter of James R. and Mary Esther Gassert Fields. She resided most of her life in Jefferson County and was a 1968 graduate of Deputy High School.
She was first united in marriage to Jerry Scroggins and this union was blessed with two sons.
She was later united in marriage to Kevin Royalty and this union was blessed with a son and a daughter.
She was employed as a machine operator for Grote Industries in Madison, retiring after 35 years of service. Marsha enjoyed word search puzzles, old westerns and detective shows. She loved being with her family. She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church and now River Valley Community Church. She had resided in Jeffersonville the past three and one-half years.
She is survived by her two sons, Jeffrey Scroggins of Jeffersonville, James Bradford “Brad” Royalty and wife Tabitha of Madison; her step-grandson, Brody Scroggins; her three stepsons, Dave Scroggins and wife Kim of Milton, Kentucky, Ronnie Scroggins of Carrollton, Kentucky, and Darren Scroggins and wife Theresa of Madison; her father, James R. Fields of Deputy; her two sisters, Donna White and husband Ossie of Deputy and Linda Rook of Deputy; her four brothers, Rick Fields of Deputy, Tony Fields and wife Rita of Courtland, Indiana, Bob Fields and wife Becky of Paris Crossing, Indiana, and Ken Fields and wife Deb of Dayton, Ohio; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Esther Gassert Fields on January 5th, 2007; her son, Jeremy Wayne Scroggins; her daughter, Elizabeth Michelle Royalty; and her sister, Nancy Grider in 1979.
Funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. today (Thursday, July 10th) at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison, with Pastor Bill Maginn officiating. Interment will be in Lick Branch Cemetery near Deputy.
Friends may call from 4-6 p.m. today (Thursday, July 10th) at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to the Marsha Royalty Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be sent to the funeral home’s website at www.morgan-nay.com.
Martha Louise (Kyle) Weaver, 75, passed away Monday, July 7th, 2014, at Ridgewood Health Campus.
She was born April 4th, 1939, to Harry M. and Grace (Taylor) Kyle at Mary Margaret Hospital in Batesville. Martha grew up in the Wrighs Corner area of Dearbotn County, attending Manchester School where her mother taught school. Martha later attended Aurora High School, graduaing in 1957. She worked several years at the Fernald plant.
On August 2nd, 1957, Martha married W. Gene Weaver. Martha and Gne had four daughters, Cynthia, Jeannette, Bev and Janie. She was co-owner of Weaver Farm Supply wih Gene until his death in 2009. Martha and Gene farmed and had a dairy farm in Ohio County. In her spare time, Martha baked and decorated cakes for dozens of birthdays, weddings and special occasions. She enjoyed sewing and shopping. She was active in the 4-H program in Ohio County and was a club leader for over 20 years. She was active in the First United Methodist Church of Aurora.
Surviving are her daughters, Cynthia Young (Jim), Jeannette Cain (Tom), Beverly O’Daniel (Paul) and Martha J. “Janie” Weaver (Ray Henry); her grandchildren, Katie Schulz (Rich), Julie Carter (Joe), Jimmy Young (Asia Covington), Nicole Cain, Samantha O’Daniel, Bryan O’Daniel, Brooke O’Daniel, Jaclyn Kolodzik, Kristen Kolodzik and great-granddaughter Lura Little; her brothers, David Kyle and Daniel (Mary) Kyle; her brother-in-law, Orville Weaver; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, W. Gene Weaver; her parents, Harry and Grace Kyle; and her sisters-in-law, Shirley Kyle and Mary Weaver.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today (Thursday, July 10th) at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun. Burial will be in Rising Sun New Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Ohio County Rescue or Our Hospice of South Central Indiana. marklandfuneral home.com.