Obituaries for the week of 7/7/2005


George Warrix

George Cecil Warrix, 54, of Patriot, passed away Monday, July 4th, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center South in Edgewood, Kentucky.
He was born Saturday, May 5th, 1951, in Matawan, West Virginia, the son of Harrison and Truly (Clevenger) Warrix. He was a self-employed auto mechanic, specializing in transmissions. Early in life he was an iron worker for U.S. Steel in Chicago, Illinois. He enjoyed fishing and playing his guitar.
On May 13th, 1981, he married Lucinda Rose McNutt in Huntington, West Virginia.
Survivors include his wife, Lucinda Rose Warrix of Patriot; his daughters, Belinda Brooks of Florence, Elizabeth Warrix of Patriot, Renay Warrix of Dallas, Texas, Ramona Smith of Florida; his grandson, Raymond Thomas Cuneo; his sister, Catherine Williamson of Cincinnati; his brother, Coya Warrix of Owenton, Kentucky.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harrison and Truly (Clevenger) Warrix; four brothers; and three sisters.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, July 8th, at Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until service time Friday. Burial will be in East View Cemetery in Patriot. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website guest book at

Russell Martin

Robert Russell Martin, 88, of Vevay, passed away Wednesday, June 29th, at Swiss Villa Nursing and Rehab Center in Vevay.
He was born June 19th, 1917, in Milton Township in Jefferson County, to William and Josephine (Spencer) Martin. He was a 1936 graduate of Central High School. He was inducted into the U.S. Army on April 13th, 1942, in Louisville, rising to the rank of Corporal of the 560th Army Air Force Base Unit. He served during World War II in the Aleutian Islands and the Air Offensive in Japan. He received the Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon; American Theater Ribbon and the Victory Medal. He was honorably discharged on December 4th, 1945, at the AAF Separation Base in Santa Ana, California.
He retired in 1979 from the maintenance department at Randall Textron, Inc., in Vevay. He farmed for several years and had owned and operated Martin’s Heating and Plumbing in Vevay from 1955-1966. He also worked several years at the Charlestown Ammunition Plant in Charlestown, Indiana.
He was a member of the Vevay American Legion Post 185 and was a life member of the Vevay VFW Post 5396. He was a member of the Madison Eagles Lodge and the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Canaan. He enjoyed fishing and watching baseball and basketball.
On September 27th, 1947, he married Ona Brown, who died January 20th, 1963.
Survivors include his son, Robert Wayne “Bobby” Martin and wife Donna of Vevay; his stepdaughter, Janet Smith of Reading, Pennsylvania; his grandson, Jason Martin; his granddaughter, Ona Lynn Martin; his step-grandsons, Steve Tevis, Robby Tevis, Mark Tevis and Mike Tevis; and several step-great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his parents, William and Josephine (Spencer) Martin; his companion, Aileen Lock on June 15th, 2003; his brothers, William “Abe” and Roland Martin; and his sisters, Accia Griffin and Ruth Jennings.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 2nd, by Reverend Howard Wade at Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial was in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Canaan with full military rites conducted at the graveside by Vevay American Legion Post 185 and Vevay VFW Post 5396. Memorial contributions may be made to the Vevay VFW Relief Fund. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website guest book at

Nancy Jackson

Nancy Joan (Stephan) Jackson, 40, of Canaan, passed away suddenly Tuesday, June 28th, at The Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
She was born September 2nd, 1964, in Madison, the daughter of Glenroy E. “Glen” Stephan and Alice (Geyman) Morris Juengel. She was raised in the Canaan community, residing there most of her life. She was a 1984 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. She held various jobs and had last worked for her brother George at Big Oaks Sporting Clays at the former Jefferson Proving Grounds. She was a devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed softball, gardening, flowers and bowling. She was a member of Liberty Christian Church.
She was united in marriage to Robby D. Jackson on March 19th, 1982, at the Brushy Fork Baptist Church near Pleasant. Unto this union two daughters and one son arrived to bless their home.
Survivors include her husband, Robby D. Jackson of Canaan; her daughters, Kelly Jackson and fiance Tim Caudle of Hanover and Christy Jackson of Canaan; her son, A.J. Jackson of Canaan; her mother and stepfather, Alice (Geyman) Morris and Don Juengel of Indianapolis; her sisters, Mary Jacob of Indianapolis, Aggie Hunter of Bedford, Kentucky, Berny Napier of Dupont, Gert Hendricks of Troy, Ohio, Ginny Yount of Madison, Theressa Herring of Canaan, Bert Bromley of Troy, Illinois, and Patty Whitham of Canaan; her brothers, Dave Stephan of Madison, Loy Stephan, Dan Stephan, Jim Stephan, and John Stephan, all of Canaan, George Stephan of Madison, and Billy Morris of North Vernon; several nieces and nephews; her mother-in-law, Marilyn Jackson of Canaan; her step-mother-in-law, Neila Jackson Barron of Madison; several aunts, uncles and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her father, Glenroy E. “Glen” Stephan on February 9th, 1992; her stepfathers, Virgil Morris on November 12th, 1991 and Bobby Morris on August 14th, 2001; her brother, Donald Troy Morris on July 4th, 2001; her father-in-law, Max E. Jackson on October 22nd, 2001; her maternal grandparents, Allie and Agnes Geyman; her paternal grandparents, Glen and Juanita McLaughlin Stephan; and her nephew, Danny Joe Stephan.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, July 2nd, by Pastor Dave Noffsinger at Morgan-Webster-Nay Funeral Home in Madison. Burial was in Hebron Cemetery in Madison. Memorial contributions may be made to Mental Health. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website guest book at

Ina Robinson

Ina Mae “Ga-ga” (Wicker) Robinson, 87, of Vevay, passed away suddenly Friday, July 1st, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.
She was born April 24th, 1918, in Mousie, Kentucky, in Knott County, the daughter of John Bud and Louisa (Fugate) Wicker. She was a 1936 graduate of Lackey High School and a 1938 graduate of Pikeville College with her teaching certificate. She taught school in Lackey, Kentucky for four years.
She was united in marriage on February 22nd, 19421, in Whitesburg, Kentucky, to Frank E. Robinson. Unto this union a daughter and two sons arrived to bless their home.
They resided in the Lamb community the past 56 years on their farm near the Ohio River. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed her church work, working in the garden and on her lawn. She helped her husband with his Gospel Tract Ministry. She was a devoted member of the Hilltop Baptist Church in Madison, devoting much time to teaching Sunday School, working in the nursery and in the church wherever needed.
Survivors include her husband, Frank E. Robinson of Lamb; her daughter, Joy Ann Stutsman and husband Earl of Indianapolis; her sons, Robert J. Robinson, M.D. and wife Gail of Greenwood, and Cliff Robinson and wife Anna Belle of Madison; her sister, Nora Lee Salmons of Hazard, Kentucky; her brother, Jack Wicker of Lexington, Kentucky; and her grandchildren, Jennifer and Ed Booker, Janelle and Jon Young, Rod E. Robinson, M.D. and wife Aimee, Sheila Detherage, Wendy Ferguson, Heidi Robinson, Kristen and Jason Butler and Carrie Robinson; her great-grandchildren, Stacy, Stephen, Lauren, Lance, Zach, Vanessa, Madison, Eric, Logan, Travis, Cassidy and Blake; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John Bud and Louisa (Fugate) Wicker; her grandson-in-law, Jimmy Detherage; her sisters, Nina Maggard, Norice Johnson, Rosie Wicker, and Jessica Wicker; and her brothers, Ballard Wicker, Kell Wicker, Monroe Wicker and Mitchell Wicker.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 6th, by Pastor Richard McDole at Morgan-Webster-Nay Funeral Home in Madison. Burial was in Fairmount Cemetery in Madison. Memorial contributions may be made to Hilltop Baptist Church. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website guest book at

Rose Mary Tice

Rose Mary Tice, 51, of Hebron, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, July 3rd, at St. Luke’s West Hospital.
She was born June 4th, 1954, in Cincinnati, the daughter of Mary Frances Boggs Elliott, who preceded her in death. She worked as a housekeeper at the Holiday Inn. She loved music, dancing, parties, and amusement parks. Her family was her biggest joy in her life and she never met a stranger.
She is survived by her beloved James Dills; her children, Thomas Tice and wife Julie of Cincinnati, Leon Tice and wife Georgia of Aurora, Shirley Powell of Lawrenceburg, Robbie Dills of Milton, Kentucky, Arlene Dills of Cincinnati, Darlene Dills of Lawrenceburg; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; her brothers, Ronald Elliott of California and Robert Elliott and wife Brenda of Crittenden, Kentucky; her sisters, Wanda Kittle and husband Edward of Center Square, Gloria Richards and husband Paul of Lawrenceburg, Virginia Bailey and husband Denny of Fairview, and Pauline Cunningham and husband Robert of Fairview; her cousin, Cynthia Francis of Corinth, Kentucky; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (slow time) followed by the funeral at 1 p.m. today (Thursday) at Fitch-Denney Funeral Home in Lawrenceburg. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the family.