Obituaries 9-1-16

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Mary Alice Gaudin

Mary Alice (Bumen) Gaudin, age 90, of Vevay, passed away at 10:56 p.m. on Saturday, August 27th, 2016, at the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.

Mary Alice entered this life on September 6th, 1925, in Indianapolis, Indiana, the daughter of the late August and Helen (Ramseyer) Bumen. She was raised in Vevay, where she was a 1942 graduate of Vevay High School.

Mary Alice was united in marriage on May 13th, 1948, in Madison, to the late Raymond C. Gaudin, and to this union arrived four sons: Bernie, Joe, Rick and Jim to bless their home. Mary Alice and Raymond shared 54 years of marriage together until Raymond passed away on October 11th, 2002.

Mary Alice was a former employee for Sullivan’s Pharmacy in Vevay. She was later employed as a secretary for Gretchen Cole Attorney-At-Law in Vevay. She was also formerly employed for Charlestown Ammunition Plant in Charlestown, Indiana.

In August of 1965, Mary Alice and Raymond moved to Shelbyville, Indiana to be closer to Raymond’s work. In 1989, Mary Alice and Raymond moved back to the Vevay community where she resided until her passing.

She was a member of the Most Sorrowful Mother of God Catholic Church in Vevay. She was also a member of the Vevay American Legion Post #185 Ladies Auxiliary, Vevay VFW Post #5396 Ladies Auxiliary and the Tapps Ridge Home Economics Club in Vevay. Mary Alice enjoyed traveling and playing cards, especially Euchre that was held at the Jack Sullivan Senior Citizen Center.

Mary Alice will be dearly missed by her sons: Bernie Gaudin and his wife: Joanne of Vevay; Joe Gaudin, Sr. and his wife: Kathy of Shelbyville, Indiana; Rick Gaudin and his wife: Debbie of Shelbyville, Indiana; and Jim Gaudin and his wife: Linda of Shelbyville, Indiana.

She will also be greatly missed by her grandchildren: Joey, Scott, Casey, Matthew, Adam, Jeff, Jessica, Shane and Amber; her great-grandchildren: Vinnie, Sophie, Desmond and Meara; her great-great-grandchild: Ethan; and her special cousins: Jean O’Day Adkins of Versailles, Indiana and Mary Wiley of Vevay.

She was preceded in death by her parents: August and Helen (Ramseyer) Bumen; by her husband: Raymond C. Gaudin, who died on October 11th, 2002; and her nephew: Bob Gaudin, who died on February 12th, 2000.

Funeral Mass was conducted on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016, at 11 a.m., by Father Christopher Craig, at the Most Sorrowful Mother of God Catholic Church, North Ferry Street Vevay. Interment followed in the Vevay Cemetery.

Friends were invited to call on the family on Wednesday, August 31st until the time of the mass at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home 208 Ferry Street Vevay.

Memorial contributions may be made to Most Sorrowful Mother of God Catholic Church or Alzheimer’s Association. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Charlotte Purnell-Walker

Charlotte (Coy) Purnell-Walker, age 94, of Vevay, passed away at 4 p.m. on Sunday, August 28th, 2016, at the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.

Charlotte entered this life on May 8th, 1922 in Florence, the daughter of the late Lawrence and Bertha (Scudder) Coy. She was raised in Switzerland County, where she attended school.

Charlotte was united in marriage on December 13th, 1941, in Vevay, to the late Stanley Purnell, and to this union arrived three sons: Charles, Galen and Gary; and a daughter, Bonnie, to bless their home.

Charlotte was later united in marriage on February 17th, 1962, in Carrollton, Kentucky to the late Ralph Walker. Charlotte and Ralph shared seven years of marriage together until Ralph passed away on April 24th, 1969.

Charlotte was employed as a cementer for the U.S. Shoe Factory in Vevay, for 17 years. She was also employed for Randall-Textron Corporation in Vevay for several years. Charlotte enjoyed babysitting her grandchildren and for many other families.

Charlotte was a member of the Center Square Baptist Church in Center Square. She enjoyed crocheting – especially Christmas ornaments and table cloths – and making handmade quilts.

Charlotte will be dearly missed by her: son: Galen Purnell and his wife: Penny of Moorefield; her daughters-in-law: Barbara Purnell of Vevay and Becky Purnell of Vevay; her son-in-law: John Lock of Vevay; her grandchildren: Richard, Jeff, Mike, Shirley, Nickki, Joelle, Jenny, Galen, Jr., Mark and Eve; and her great-grandchildren: Mandy, Hayden, Cody, Mia, Nathan, Justin, Tyler Louise, Charles, Tree, Jimi, Tripp, Jordan, Eric, Tyler, Chasity, Brandon, Christopher, Matthew, Seth, Amber, Dannielle, Mike and Zachary.

She will also be dearly missed by her great-great-grandchildren: Faith, Landon, Jaxsin, Jrue Charles, Douglas, Brenden, Kyler, Kailee, Kieran, Kolten, Braylon, Brooklyn, Lane and Christielynn, Xain, Ben, Blake, Aaron, Kalob, and Tucker; and her several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Lawrence and Bertha (Scudder) Coy; her first husband, Stanley Purnell, who died on December 23, 1978; her second husband, Ralph Walker, who died on April 24th, 1969; by her sons: Charles L. Purnell, who died on August 3rd, 2001; and Gary Purnell, who died on July 13th, 2015; by her daughter: Bonnie Jean Lock, died on February 28th, 2014; by her grandson: Danny Lock, who died on March 15th, 1998; and by her great-great-grandsons: Patrick Otter, Hayden Lock, and Lincoln Vinson, who died on August 9th, 2016 and her brothers: Gerald Coy and Edwin Coy.

Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, September 1st, 2016, at 1 p.m., by Reverend Gary Shepherd, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 1st, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Center Square Baptist Church or to the Switzerland County Emergency Unit c/o Community Foundation of Switzerland County. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Kenneth ‘Bucky’ Pavy

Kenneth Clair “Bucky” Pavy, age 75, of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, formerly of Switzerland County, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, August 24th, 2016, at the Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia, Tennessee.

Bucky entered this life on June 6th, 1941, in Fairview, the son of the late Wilbur F. and Edith (Orem) Pavy. He was raised in Fairview, and was a 1959 graduate of Vevay High School, where he played baseball and basketball on the Vevay Warriors team.

Bucky was united in marriage on February 22nd, 1959 in Crothersville, Indiana to Betty Hayes, and to this union arrived five sons: Gary, Greg, Glenn, Galen and Grant to bless their home. Bucky and Betty shared 57 years of marriage together until his death.

Bucky helped his dad, Wilbur, farm the family farm in Fairview. He was an avid bowler, and owned Swiss Valley Lanes in Vevay. Bucky retired from Landmark Automotive in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. He was also a door greeter for Wal-Mart in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee.

He was a member and former Associate Pastor at Sonset Fellowship in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. He was a former member of Fairview United Methodist Church in Fairview. Bucky will be dearly missed by his loving family and friends.

Bucky will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 57 years: Betty (Hayes) Pavy of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee; his sons: Gary Pavy of Vevay; Greg Pavy and his wife, Traci of Vevay; Glenn Pavy and his wife, Margaret of Madison; Galen Pavy and his wife, Karen of Columbia, Tennessee; and Grant Pavy and his wife, Rebecca of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee.

He will also be greatly missed by his 26 grandchildren and his eight great-grandchildren; by his sister, Joy Briggs of Vevay; by his brother: Donnie Pavy and his wife, Linda of East Enterprise; and his several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Wilbur F. and Edith (Orem) Pavy; by his brothers: Halstead, Ray, Marvin, Reverend Doyle, Paul and Wilfred Pavy; and his sisters: LeOra Rebecca Pavy and Helen Cleeter.

Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, August 30th, 2016, by Grant Pavy at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Interment followed in the Vevay Cemetery.

Friends were invited to call on the family on Monday, August 29th, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sonset Fellowship or Fairview United Methodist Church. Cards are available at the funeral home.