Obituaries for the week of 5/11/2006

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Jill Ann Harmon

Jill Ann (Davis) Harmon, 43, of Florence, passed away Thursday, May 4th, at Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg.
She was born October 8th, 1962, in Pontiac, Illinois, the daughter of Raymond and Nancy Joanne (Whited) Davis, who both preceded her in death. She was raised in Madison and resided in Switzerland County since 1988. She attended the Florence Church of Christ and the Vevay Church of Christ.
She was united in marriage September 13th, 1982, in Madison, to Timothy Gayle Harmon. Unto this union a son and three daughters arrives to bless their home.
Survivors include her husband, Timothy Gayle Harmon of Florence; her son, Timothy Gayle Harmon, Jr., of Florence; her daughters, Jennifer Lynn DeBaun and husband Daniel of Edinburgh, Indiana, Jessica Ann Phelps of Warsaw, Kentucky, and Elizabeth Joanne Harmon of Florence; her grandson, Daniel DeBaun, Jr.; her granddaughter, Hayle Gale Harmon; her sisters, Rhonda Doherty of Beaufort, South Carolina, Christy Lenker of Belmont, North Carolina, and Tammy Hall of Dupont; several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her brother, Jody Davis.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 8th, by Reverend Howard Wade at Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial was in Vevay 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.haskellandmorrison.com.

Albert D. Kelly

Albert D. “Mike” Kelly, 77, of Rising Sun, passed away Thursday, May 4th, at his home.
He was born June 2nd, 1928, in Switzerland County, the son of Vaton and Mary (Slack) Kelly. He retired in 1991 from line production at Seagram’s in Lawrenceburg. He was a long time member of the Rising Sun American Legion Post 59 and Rising Sun VFW. He attended Rising Sun High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force.
On December 21st, 1971, he married Norma Jean Ballard, who died April 13th, 2004.
Survivors include his sons, Michael Kelly and wife Barbara and Tim Kelly, all of Rising Sun; his brother, John “Babe” Kelly of Tennessee; his sisters, June Mondary of Rising Sun and Rose Mary Warford of Louisville, Kentucky; his grandchildren, Erin, Michelle and Parker Kelly.
He was also preceded in death by his brothers, “Pat”, “Pickle”, “Pig” and “Chunk” Kelly.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, May 8th, by Reverend Charlie Steele at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun. Burial was in Cedar Hedge Cemetery in Rising Sun. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post 59 Building Fund.

Roberta M. Ingram

Roberta M. “Bo” Ingram, 84, of North Vernon, formerly of Vernon, passed away Friday, May 5th, at St. Vincent Jennings Hospital in North Vernon.
She was born June 27th, 1921, in Switzerland County, the daughter of Leslie “Mac” and Inez E. (Adams) Breeck. She was a graduate of Vevay High School, Class of 1939. While she attended high school she was a member of the Vevay “Warriors” softball team where she earned a “sweater and letter.” She earned a scholarship to Central College in Indianapolis. She was a pitcher for the fast pitch softball team, the Avalon’s of Carrollton, Kentucky. Upon graduation from high school she became a member of the traveling team, the Avalon’s.
She worked at Shackelford’s in North Vernon for several years. She retired in 1986 from Reliance Electric in Madison after 25 years of service. She attended Vernon Baptist Church in Vernon, Indiana. She was a member of Liberty Christian Church in Madison. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, cooking and family time.
On March 22nd, 1954, in Scottsburg she married Charles Ingram, who died April 3rd, 2002.
Survivors include her sons, Robert W. “Bob” Barber and wife Marilee and William D. “Bill” Arthur and wife Jean, all of North Vernon; her brother, Captain Bernard L. Breeck of Madison; her sister, Betty Jane Stewart of North Vernon; her grandchildren, Kirk D. Arthur and wife Lakie, William D. Arthur, Jr., and wife Mary, Yolanda Heavern and husband Darren, Yvette Arthur Long, all of North Vernon, Robert W. Barber, Jr., and wife Nicole of Indianapolis, and April Barber Helm and husband Lex of Nashville, Tennessee; her great-grandchildren, Lewis Arthur, E.J. Perdue, Shayna Heavern and Shandy Arthur, all of North Vernon, Mary Jo Barber and Robert Alexander Barber, both of Indianapolis, Tyler and Torrey Rider and Luke Helm, all of Nashville, Tennessee.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Joseph Leon Breeck, W.G. Breeck and Robert B. Breeck; her sisters, Ella Catherine “Katie” Supplee, Norma Lou Deaver and Lucille Marie Breeck; her grandchild, Kyle Arthur; and her great-grandchild, Dustin Long.
Funeral services were held Monday, May 8th, with Reverend Don Galloway officiating at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home in North Vernon. Burial was in the Vernon Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Vernon Baptist Church Building Fund. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.dovesharprudicelfuneralhome.com.

James Edward Rieman

James Edward “Jingles” Rieman, 74, of Aurora, passed away Friday, May 5th, at his home.
He was born May 6th, 1931, in Ohio County on Holmes Hill, the son of James Franklin and Sarah Virginia (French) Rieman. He was a sanitation worker for Seagram’s in Lawrenceburg for 45 years, retiring in 1995. He was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, Class of 1949. He was a member of Aberdeen United Methodist Church.
On January 26th, 1964, he married Vedia Richardson, who survives.
Other survivors include his sons, Terry Leigh and Timothy Rieman, both of Ohio County; his daughters, Andrea Hopkins and husband John of Rising Sun and Alisa Pittman and husband Russell of Holton; and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Hugh Rieman; his sister, Marian Smith; and his grandson, Jacob Pittman.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 10th, by Reverend Tommy Johnson at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun. Burial was in Rising Sun New Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Remnant Baptist Church in Dillsboro.

Claude V. Webster

Claude V. Webster, 77, of Rising Sun, passed away Sunday, May 7th, at Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg.
He was born March 2nd, 1929, in Warsaw, Kentucky, the son of Everett and Christine (Anderson) Webster. He was a farmer and worked several years at the Stedman Foundry in Aurora.
On July 1st, 1950, he married Pauline Berkley, who survives.
Other survivors include his son, Roger Webster of Madison; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 10th, in the Humphrey-Taylor-Detmer Funeral Home in Rising Sun. Memorial contributions may be made to the Rising Sun Life Squad or the Rising Sun Fire Department.