Bonnie Alice (Mays) Scudder , age 52, of Vevay, passed away at 1:40 p.m. on Tuesday September 12th, 2017, at her residence.
Bonnie entered this life on January 20th, 1965, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the loving daughter of the late Clayborn and Ethel Lucille (Parnell) Mays. She was raised in Cincinnati, and attended high school in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.
Bonnie was united in marriage on December 24th, 2014, in Vevay, to Richard Lynn Scudder. Richard and Bonnie shared nearly three years of marriage together until her death.
Bonnie was employed as a cashier and stocker for the Dollar General Store in Vevay. She was formerly employed for the Madison Correctional Facility at the State Hospital in Madison, Indiana. Bonnie was a former employee as the dietary manager for Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay, for five years. Bonnie enjoyed spending time with her family, girls night out and collecting lighthouses.
Bonnie will be dearly missed by her husband of nearly three years: Richard Lynn Scudder, Sr. of Vevay; her step-children: Jessica Franklin and her husband: David of Rising Sun, Dalton Scudder of Vevay, and Richard Scudder, Jr. of Carrollton, Kentucky; her six step-grandchildren; her brothers: Paul Mays of Laurel, Indiana; Marvin Mays and his wife: Pam of Florence, Indiana; and Ellis Mays and his wife: Lisa of Rushville, Indiana; her sisters: Betty Love and her husband: Jerry of Vevay; Elsie Vorbroker and her husband: David of Aurora, Indiana; and Blanche Logan and her husband: Lenwood of Louisville, Kentucky; and her numerous nieces, nephews and cousins
She was preceded in death by her parents: Clayborn and Ethel Lucille (Parnell) Mays; and her brothers: Russell and Clayborn Moses Mays.
Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, September 16th, 2017, 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 Saturday, September 16th, prior to the beginning of the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bonnie Alice (Mays) Scudder Memorial Fund, c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home.
Alberta M. Housemeyer, 95, of Rising Sun, passed away at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 14th, 2017 at The Waters of Rising Sun.
Alberta was born in Aurora, Indiana on November 26th, 1921, the daughter of the late Lenna (Pence) and Albert P. Anderson. She was a graduate of Aurora High School.
Alberta and her husband Bernard were married on September 23rd, 1948 at the First Evangelical Reformed Church in Aurora. They were married over 68 years until Bernard’s passing in January of this year.
Earlier in life Alberta worked the candy counter at the Aurora Dime Store. She also did a lot of baby-sitting for many families in the area. Providing a loving home for her children and helping her beloved husband Bernard was her main priority.
Alberta was a faithful member of the Rising Sun First United Church of Christ. She enjoyed visiting with friends and playing cards and was a Home Ec Club Member. Alberta was a devoted wife and a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend.
Alberta is survived by two daughters: Cindy Cobb and husband Steve, of Carmel, Indiana and Denise Wilber and husband David, of Columbus, Indiana; by a son: Doug Housemeyer and wife Diane, of Carmel, Indiana; by grandchildren: Mark Cobb (Katy), Alissa Moody (Aaron), Jeron Wilber (Crystal), Matthew Housemeyer (Lauren) and Griffin Housemeyer (Melissa); and by great grandchildren; Noah Wilber, Gadson Cobb, Lola Rose Cobb, Grady Cobb, Parker Moody, Izzie May Moody and Rosemary Elise Housemeyer; and by special friend Leitha O’Day.
She was preceded in death by her parents; by her husband, Bernard; by a son, Randy Housemeyer in 1976; by a brother, Donald Anderson; and by sisters: Winnie Steele and Charlotte Hoffman.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, September 20th at the Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, with Pastor TeriLynn Stackhouse officiating. Friends were invited to call on the family on Tuesday, September 19th, at the funeral home. Burial was at Rising Sun New Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Rising Sun First United Church of Christ or charity of choice. Cards are available at the funeral home.
Michael E. Hopper
Michael E. Hopper, 50, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away at 6:25 a.m. on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017, at his residence.
Michael was born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, on February 13th, 1967, the son of Laura S. (Woodruff) Swango, of Greendale, Indiana and Michael J. Hopper, of Bright, Indiana. He was a graduate of Lawrenceburg High School, Class of 1986. Michael served his country in the U.S. Army.
He was the husband of Kimberly (Wallace) Hopper, who survives him. They were married on July 26th, 1986 at the Greendale First Baptist Church.
He worked as a maintenance journeyman for Anchor Glass in Lawrenceburg, Indiana for over 13 years. Michael loved drag racing and classic cars. His 1967 Ford Fairlane was his pride and joy.
In addition to his loving wife Kimberly, Michael is survived by a daughter: Bethany Hopper (Forrest Clinger), of Clearwater, Florida; by a son, Zachary Hopper, of Aurora, Indiana; by his father, Michael J. Hopper (Sharon), of Bright, Indiana; by his mother, Laura S. Swango (Lloyd), of Greendale, Indiana; by a sister, Katherine Workman, of Sarasota, Florida; by a brother, Jeremy Hopper, of Greendale, Indiana; by a half brother, Carl Swango (Lauren), of Clearwater, Florida; by nephews, Justin and Matthew Brunner, Chance and Ethan Hopper, Christian and Anthony Swango.
Funeral services were held on Monday, September 18th at the Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, with Pastor Tom Holt officiating. Friends were invited to call on the family on Sunday, September 17th, at the funeral home. Burial was at Riverview Cemetery in Aurora, Indiana.
Memorial donations may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society; or Dearborn County Hospice. Cards are available at the funeral home.
Wilma Jean (Middleton) Brogan, age 86, of Vevay, passed away at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, September 18th, 2017, at the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.
Wilma entered this life on January 30th, 1931, in Harlan, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Jess and Alline (Hansford) Middleton.
Wilma was united in marriage on October 2nd, 1947, in Harlan County, Kentucky, to John H. Brogan, and to this union arrived four sons: Billy, John, James and Jerry; and three daughters: Patricia, Carolyn and Wilma Jean; to bless their home. Wilma and John shared 54 years of marriage together until he passed away on December 11th, 2001.
She was a wonderful homemaker and helped her husband on the family farm on Tapps Ridge. Wilma was a member of the Fredonia Baptist Church near Vevay. She enjoyed quilting and gardening and will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
Wilma will be dearly missed by her sons: John David Brogan of Louisville, Kentucky; James Brogan and his wife: Rita of Florence, Indiana; and Jerry Brogan and his wife: Sallie of Vevay; by her daughters: Patricia Sheets and her husband: Donnie of Carmel, Indiana; Carolyn Cockerham and her husband: Kenny of Vevay; and Wilma Jean Dennis of Vevay; by her grandchildren: Johnny, Jody, Alicia, Zack, Andrea, Decina, Jason, Timmy, Jessica, Jennifer, Chris, Adam, Amanda and Anthony; by her great-grandchildren: Skyler, Abigail, Deysia, Henry, Bridgett. Haley, Julia, Remi, Maggie, Branson, Ariel, Zaylin, Kaylee, Natalie, Devin, Carter, Tyler, Cameron, MaKayla, Cadence, Maevry, Larkin, Eleanor and Eliza; by her great-great-grandchild, Skyler, Jr.; by her brothers: Milford Middleton and his wife: Edith of Middletown, Ohio and Ed Middleton of Middletown, Ohio; and her several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Jess Middleton, who died on October 6th, 1975 and Alline (Hansford) Middleton, who died on March 15th, 1992; by her husband, John H. Brogan, who died on December 11th, 2001: by her son, Billy Ray Brogan; and by her sisters: Janice Farrington and Christine Herron.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, September 21st, 2017, at 1 p.m., by Reverend Wayne Daugherty, 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. until the time of the funeral service on Thursday, September 21st, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association. Cards are available at the funeral home.
Carylon Ray Caswell, 73, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away at 6:06 p.m. on Sunday, September 17th, 2017.
Carylon was born in Madison, Indiana on December 10th, 1943, the daughter of the late Geraldine Marie (Lee) Dresselhaus and Ray Earl Lock.
Carylon married Alonzo Caswell on April 28th, 1962 in Aurora, Indiana. They were married over 55 years.
Carylon was a member of the Rising Sun Church of Christ. Carylon enjoyed being outside and was an avid golfer. Carylon was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend.
Carylon is survived by her husband, Alonzo Caswell, of Aurora, Indiana; by two sons: Rodney Caswell and wife Colleen, of Loveland, Ohio and Douglas Caswell and wife Stefanie, of Santa Claus, Indiana; by grandchildren: Melissa Baker, Jake Baker, Riley Caswell, Sydney Caswell, Jessica Fields, Lauren Caswell, Braylon Caswell, Aidan Caswell and Colt Caswell; by two sisters: Ann Taylor and husband Dave, of Lawrenceburg, Indiana and Barbara Fields, of Dillsboro, Indiana; and by a brother, Charles Lock, of Aurora, Indiana.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, September 22nd, at the Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, with Pastor Mike Cantrell officiating.
Friends are invited to call on the family on Friday, September 22nd, from 5 p.m. until the beginning of the service at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the Rising Sun Church of Christ. Cards are available at the funeral home.
Larry Howard Mahoney, age 74, of Lexington, Indiana, died on Saturday, September 16th, 2017, at 6:45 a.m. at the River Terrace Health Campus in downtown Madison, with his loving family at his side.
Larry entered this life on April 18th, 1943 in Trimble County, Kentucky on Corn Creek. He was the loving son of the late Charles Lucian and Lura Gertrude King Mahoney. He was raised in Trimble County and attended high school there where he played basketball and baseball. He moved to Madison in 1960 and resided in Jefferson County the rest of his life.
On November 27th, 1963 Larry was united in marriage to Barbara Ann Stanley at her parents home by his father. This happy union of 54 years was blessed with a son, Rodney; and a daughter, Montica.
Larry began a career with the U.S. Shoe Corporation and worked his way up to Senior Vice President of Manufacturing, traveling to all the plants the company owned.
He and Barb resided in Harrison, Ohio for 15 years while traveling to the Cincinnati and Hebron Plants and retired after 40 years of service. He was of the Christian faith and attended Holiness Tabernacle earlier in life. He held membership in the Kent Volunteer Fire Department and served as a Reserve Deputy for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department. He had formerly been a member of the Madison Moose Lodge No. 765 and the Madison Rotary Club. Larry was known for his quick wit and sarcasm. He enjoyed mowing grass, fishing, working, watching old Westerns, traveling, listening to old Country music, and most of all being the ‘Boss’.
He was a devoted husband, loving dad, grandpa, great grandpa and brother. He was awaiting the birth of another great grandchild.
Larry will be missed by his loving wife of nearly 54 years, Barbara Ann Stanley Mahoney of Lexington, Indiana; his loving son, Rodney Mahoney and his wife, Darla of Lexington, Indiana; his loving daughter, Montica Mahoney Brawner and her husband, Tony of Hanover; his loving grandchildren: Tanner Mahoney and his wife, Sarah; Morgan Mahoney Jones and her husband, Caleb; Matthew Brawner and his wife, Lacy; Brandon Brawner and his wife, Stephanie; and Michael Brawner; and by his adoring great grandchildren: Addison Jo Brawner, Mason Brawner and Lane Yager.
Larry will also be dearly missed by his brothers: Charles Denver Mahoney of Madison and Reverend Monty Mahoney and his wife, Karen of Madison; by his sisters: Bonnie Corrine Tilley of Carrollton, Kentucky; Evelyn Louise Wingham and her husband, Tommy of Bedford, Kentucky; and Virginia Ann Youngblood Manship of Madison, Indiana; by his sister-in-law, Bonnie Jean Mahoney of Madison; his brother-in-law, Jim Stanley and his wife, Sandra of Lexington, Indiana; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Lucian Mahoney, who died on August 19th, 1986; his mother, Lura Gertrude King Mahoney, who died on February 2nd, 2011; his brother, Norman Delbert Mahoney, who died in 1969; his sisters: Mary Ethel Hamilton, who died on August 9th, 1991, and her husband, Donald; and Margaret Alice Purvis, who died on March 10th, 2010 and her husband, Robert Lindsey; his brothers-in-law: Norman Tilley, Kenny Youngblood and Stanley Manship, his sisters-in-law, Marjorie Mahoney and Betty Jo Mahoney; and by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, James Stanley and Nellie Stanley.
Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, September 21st, 2017, at 11 a.m., by Pastor Monty L. Mahoney at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive, Madison, Indiana. Interment will follow in the Moffett Cemetery in Milton, Kentucky.
Friends were invited to call on the family on Wednesday, September 20th; and on Thursday, September 21st, prior to the beginning of the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to King’s Daughters’ Cancer Center. Cards are available at the funeral home.
Daniel Clark Henderson, 76, of Lawrenceburg, Indiana, formerly of Rising Sun, passed away at 6:18 p.m. on Thursday, September 14th, 2017 at his residence.
Daniel was born in Ohio County, Indiana on May 18th, 1941, the son of the late Mary Ellen (Bevis) and Sherman C. Henderson.
Daniel is survived by four sisters: Ruth Huntington, of Lawrenceburg, Indiana; Lena Henderson, of Aurora, Indiana; Dorothy Ellis, of Vevay; and Mary Duckworth, of Patriot; by two brothers: Sherman W. Henderson, of Lawrenceburg, Indiana and Herbert D. Henderson, of Indianapolis, Indiana; and many nieces and nephews.
At Daniel’s request, no public service will be held. Burial will take place at Rising Sun New Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the charity of donor’s choice. Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun is serving the family at this difficult time.
Phyllis Carolyn (Gross) Carfield-Lukens, age 80, of Mineral, Virginia, formerly of Vevay, passed away at 8:40 p.m. on Sunday, September 17th, 2017, at the Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Phyllis entered this life on January 12th, 1937, at home in Knightstown, Indiana, the loving daughter of the late Arthur and Ruth Agnes (Shoemaker) Gross. She was raised in Knightstown, Indiana where she was a 1955 graduate of the Knightstown High School.
Phyllis was united in marriage on October 5th, 1956, in Hancock County, Indiana, to the late James William “Bill” Carfield, and to this union arrived four daughters: Kimberly, Lorrie, Jill and Kelli; and three sons: John, Joseph and Jeffrey; to bless their home. Phyllis and Bill shared 49 years of marriage together until he passed away on July 7th, 2005.
Phyllis was later united in marriage on July 9th, 2011 in Mineral, Virginia, to Lt. Colonel Bob B. Lukens, U.S. Army, Retired; and they shared over six years of marriage together until her death.
Phyllis was a former employee for the Vevay Dairy Queen and the U.S. Shoe Factory in Vevay for several years. She was also a former Wardrobe employee for Belterra Casino & Resort in Florence, Indiana, for 10 years.
Phyllis was a former member of the Switzerland Baptist Church, where she taught Bible School, Sunday School, was the custodian, and also enjoyed singing in the choir. She attended a Baptist church near Mineral, Virginia.
Phyllis resided in the Vevay community from 1959 to 2010 and moved to the Mineral, Virginia community from 2010 until her passing. Phyllis enjoyed sewing, singing, decorating, making flowers for weddings, cooking and spending time with her family.
Phyllis will be deeply missed by her husband, Lt. Colonel Bob B. Lukens, U.S. Army, Retired of Mineral, Virginia; her daughters: Kimberly Sue Tolbert and her husband: Brent of Vevay; Lorrie Lynn Lapenna and her husband: Marco of Vevay; Jill Denise Harsin and her husband: Mark of Vevay; and Keli Ruth Wood and her husband: Deon of Union, Kentucky; and by her sons: John William “Billy” Carfield and his wife: Sue of Pleasant; Joseph Wade “Joe” Carfield and his wife: Michelle of Vevay; and Jeffrey Wayne “Jeff” Carfield of Vevay.
She will also be deeply missed by Bob’s children: Mark Lukens and his fiancé: Karen Teets of Virginia; Bambi Munos and her husband: Phil of Virginia; Beth Harshman and her husband: Rick of Virginia; and Joni Capelle and her friend: Jeff Loving of Virginia; by her grandchildren: Joshua, Jimmy, Jesse, Jeremy, Gerrijean, John, Jesse, Aaron, Jami, Dustin, Kali, Courtney, Kylie, Amber, Heather, Kyle, Brett, Brittany, Brooke, Austin, Nicholas, Devan, Alexis, Chase, Sara, Nicholas, Kiefer, Jared and Jordan; by her great-grandchildren: Yarik, Vasya, Tyler, Bella, Brody, Hadley, Jax, Gracelynn, Braedan, Carter, Cooper, Addison, Addison, McKayla, Aubrey, Abigail, Morgan, Madison, Ethan, Ryan, Max, Rylee, Taylor, Aiden, Dylan, Bella and Alora.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Ruth Agnes (Shoemaker) Gross; her first husband, James William “Bill” Carfield, who died on July 7th, 2005; her sister, Donna Strange; and her brothers: Dory Gross and Leslie Gross.
Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, September 25th, 2017, at 11 a.m., by Reverend Adam Griffin and Reverend Randy Gross, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Sunday, September 24th, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Riverview Baptist Church. Cards are available at the funeral home.