Obituaries week of 3-8-12

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Kathy Goins

Kathy Flint Goins, 62, of Madison, passed away Wednesday, March 7th, 2012, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.

Samuel Sauley

Samuel A. “Sam” Sauley, 73, of Madison, passed away at 5:02 p.m. Sunday, March 4th, 2012, at Norton Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

He was born January 3rd, 1939, in Jefferson County, the loving son of the late Albert and Eleanor Wolf Sauley. He was raised in Jefferson County and attended Hanover High School.

He was united in marriage on August 30th, 1957, at Hanover United Methodist Church to Phyllis J. McDonald. This happy union was blessed with two sons, Richard and Steve, and a daughter, Christi.

He retired after 42 years with the U.S. Shoe Corporation in Madison where he had served as supervisor. He also co-owned and co-operated with his wife, the Broadway Antique Mall for 18 years. He also owned S & P Builders for eight years building homes. He was a member of the North Madison Christian Church, Madison Moose Lodge No. 765, past member of the Hanover Fire Department, Ryker’s Ridge Fire Department and the Washington Fire Company. He also had served as an officer for the Shoe Factory Credit Union. He was an avid golfer, enjoyed fishing, traveling, raising vegetables, playing cards, building and designing. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Phyllis J. McDonald Sauley of Madison; his sons, Richard “Rick” Sauley and wife Rhonda of Madison and Steve Sauley of Madison; his daughter, Christi Sauley-Kernen and husband Clint of Madison; his sisters, Ruth Ann Demaree and husband James of Madison and Barbara Ott of Lexington, Kentucky; his sister-in-law, Barbara Lyons of Las Vegas, Nevada; his grandchildren, Tyla Sauley, Cody Sauley, Tanner Sauley, Jack Kernen ad Ella Kernen; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was also preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Michael L. Lyons on November 20th, 2008.

Funeral services will be conducted by Brother Bob Hicks at 10:30 a.m. today (Thursday, March 8th) at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment will be in Fairmount Cemetery in Madison. Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until service time today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the North Madison Christian Church. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.morgan-nay.com.

Elisha Dean, Jr.

Elisha Edward Dean, Jr., 78, of Madison, passed away Monday, March 5th, 2012, at his home near Madison.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.

Mary Lauderbaugh

Mary L. Lauderbaugh, 83, of Hanover, passed away Wednesday, March 7th, 2012, at Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville, Indiana.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison.

Larry Gray

Larry George Gray, 54, of Lexington, Indiana, passed away at 5:15 a.m. Thursday, March 1st, 2012, at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

He w as born February 6th, 1958, in Milan, the loving son of Gary Elwood and Phyllis Brown Gray, Sr. Early in his childhood he was raised in Cross Plains and then moved to Bedford, Indiana, where he was a 1976 graduate of Bedford North Lawrence High School. He graduated in 1981 from Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in forestry. He was raised in the Methodist faith.

He was united in marriage on May 31st, 1980, to Barbara A. Green in Batesville, Indiana. This happy union was blessed with a son, George Charles, and a daughter, Kathlyne J.

He was employed for the past 30 years with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. He currently served as the manager at the Charlestown State Park since 1995, when the park opened. He also managed the Falls of the Ohio State Park and had previously worked at the Cllifty Falls State Park as the assistant manager. He was a benefactor and life member of the National Rifle Association, member of the National Sporting Clays Association, past member of the Jefferson County Cemetery Board and the Jefferson County Park Board. He was a family man and enjoyed his close knit family. He found great enjoyment in helping his son with his own business. In his spare time he could be found shooting sporting clays and skeet. He found great joy in the outdoors and hunting water fowl.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara A. Green Gray of Lexington; his son, George Charles Gray and his companion Chellsey Jones of Madison; his daughter, Kathlyne J. Gray Zuercher and husband Benjamin of Columbus; his mother, Phyllis Brown Gray of Bedford; his brother, Gary Gray, Jr., of Bedford; his sisters, Patricia Medlock and husband Steve of Guilford and Mary Gray Stockton of Bedford; his brother-in-law, Charlie Green and wife Karen of Indianapolis; one niece; four nephews; several aunts; uncles and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father, Gary Elwood Gray, Sr., on January 1st, 1992; and his grandparents, J. Carl and Georgia Brown and Gilbert and Evelyn Gray.

A celebration of life was conducted by Brother Bob Hicks Sunday, March 4th, at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of the National Rifle Association. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.morgan-nay.com.

Chester Meisberger

Chester Allen Meisberger, 78, of Madison, formerly of Vevay, passed away Monday, February 27th, 2012, at The Waters of Clifty Falls.

He was born May 13th, 1933, in Ripley County, the son of Timothy and Angeline Gordon Meisberger. He was raised in Ripley County and was a 1951 graduate of New Marion High School. He was awarded a basketball scholarship to Valparaiso University and graduated from there in 1955 with a bachelor of science degree in physical education. He received his master of science degree in education in 1961 from Indiana University and also his superintendent license. He served in the Army from August 18th, 1955, to August 17th, 1961, rising to the rank of specialist three, serving in the 87th Transportation Company at Fort Carson, Colorado. He was superintendent of the Switzerland County School Corporation from 1981 until he retired in 1989.

He began his career in education at Cross Plains High School, where he was a teacher, the athletic director and a coach from 1957 to 1960. He was a coach and teacher at West Washington School District in Washington County from 1960-1961, a principal at Crothersville High School from 1962 to 1968 and superintendent of Northwestern School District in Shelby County from 1968 to 1981. He was also a farmer near Bennington for many years. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed basketball, especially watching Indiana University. He was a gardener and loved the outdoors. He also enjoyed serving God, tinkering and repairing many things. He was a real estate broker and owned and operated Meisberger Realty in Fairland for several years. He also was a graduate of Fairmount Academy of Auctioneering in 1976 and volunteered as an auctioneer for a good cause. He was raised in the Shelby Christian Church. He later was a member of the Fairland Christian Church, and after moving to Switzerland County he became a member of the Switzerland Baptist Church.

He had lived in Madison the past five years and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He had been a deacon, elder, lay speaker, Sunday School teacher and helper wherever needed in the churches he attended. He was a member and leader in Gideons International. He had served as president of the Switzerland County Salvation Army since 2005. He was a member of the Switzerland County Farm Bureau, Indiana Retired Teachers Association, the Lions Club, Boy Scouts of America and Relay for Life. He was inducted into the Ripley County Basketball Hall of Fame in 2003. He had been a foster parent for three children. He participated in mission trips to Austria and Venezuela.

He is survived by his wife, M. Maxine Haas Meisberger, whom he married June 21st, 1953; two daughters, Debbie Allen of Vevay and Denise Brown of Mason, Ohio; one brother, Dalbert Meisberger of Marion; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one infant sister.

A private funeral was held Sunday, March 4th, at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel. Military honors were conducted at the cemetery chapel. Visitation was held Sunday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. A military salute was held Sunday at the funeral home by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Gideons Memorial Bible Plan. Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.

John Poyner

John K. Poyner, 30, of Hanover, passed away Friday, March 2nd, 2012, at his residence as a result of injuries sustained in a tornado.

He was born January 22nd, 1982, in Princeton, the son of William “Bill” and Susan Jo Selby Poyner. He was raised in Fort Branch and was a 2000 graduate of Gibson Southern High School, where he played baseball and had been a pitcher. During his childhood he was a member of the Boy Scouts, played American Legion baseball and coached the Fort Branch Babe Ruth League. He was a 2005 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville with a degree in business management. He was the manager of the Sherwin-Williams store in Madison and had previously worked in Evansville for Sherwin-Williams. He had worked for the company since 2005. He loved his dogs, Milton and Maggie. He was an avid Seattle Mariners fan and enjoyed riding four-wheelers, target shooting and working with children.

He is survived by his wife, Erin Faye Gerth Poyner, whom he married June 19th, 2010, a former Switzerland County High School teacher; his parents of Fort Branch; one sister, Jaymie Jackson of Avon; one nephew; two nieces; seven aunts and uncles; and several cousins and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, William Knox and Roberta Ann Poyner, and John and Martina Selby; and one aunt.

The funeral was held Monday, March 5th, Officiating were Reverend Beth Walden Fisher, Reverend Katrina Pekich-Bundy, and Pastor Kevin Wilson at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. A graveside service and burial were held Tuesday in Montgomery Cemetery near Oakland City. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the John K. Poyner Memorial Fund. Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.

Christine McKenzie

Christine Peelman McKenzie, 94, of Indianapolis, formerly of Vevay, passed away Tuesday, February 28th, 2012, at St. Francis Hospital in Beech Grove.

She was born March 21, 1917, in Carroll County, Kentucky, the daughter of Amie Ernest and Mary Etta Hussong Peelman. She grew up on her parents’ farms, and after she and Dwight McKenzie were married January 12th, 1934, they worked on his parents’ farm until 1938 while his parents ran the county poor farm. They lived on Jack Allen’s farm on Long Run until January, 1944, when they and their 7-year-old son moved to Vevay about four months before the birth of their second son. They lived in Vevay until 2002. She had lived at the Altenheim Community, a health care facility in Indianapolis, since 2002. She graduated from eighth grade at “Tater Bug” Elementary School and attended Vevay High School for two years, where she was on the girls basketball team both years. She was one of the first 22 employees at the Vevay shoe factory when it opened in 1947, and was the last surviving of them. She retired in 1977. After retiring, she took care of children in her home full-time until 1998. In the early years of their marriage, she and her husband enjoyed square dancing, playing cards and board games, and puzzles. Later in life, they enjoyed riding their bicycles around Vevay and stopping to visit with friends. They attended many sporting events when their sons were in school. She was a member of Switzerland Baptist Church, where she loved taking care of babies in the nursery and serving dinners at the church. She also loved to send greeting cards accompanied by religious tracts to loved ones.

She is survived by two sons, Jerry McKenzie and wife Brenda of Dayton, Ohio, and Darrel McKenzie and wife Pat of Martinez, Georgia; four grandsons, Derrick of Orlando, Florida, Dwayne and Tricia of Chelsea, Michigan, Jeff and Amy of Columbus, Ohio, and Craig and Loretta of Greenwood, Arkansas; five great-grandsons, Lance, Corban, Simon, Connor and Braden; three great-granddaughters, Kae, Annalise and Katelyn; and her brother Amie Junior Peelman and wife Mary Gladys of Vevay.

She was preceded in death by her husband on February 4th, 2005; her parents; and five brothers, Floyd “Jack” Peelman, Lester “Doddie” Peelman, William Russell “Bill” Peelman, Theodore “Pat” Peelman and Cogley Peelman, who died at birth.

Funeral services will be conducted by Pastor Patrick Lanman at 11 a.m. Friday, March 9th, at Switzerland Baptist Church in Vevay. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery.

Friends may call at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay from 5-8 p.m. today (Thursday, March 8th) and at the church Friday from 10 a.m. until service time. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Switzerland Baptist Church. Donation cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.

Melba Littrell

Melba D. Littrell, 79, of New Carlisle, Ohio, passed away Thursday, February 23rd, 2012.

She was born August 13th, 1932, in Switzerland County, the daughter of the late Everet and Ina (Guillian) Brett. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Nathan; her children, Rick and Connie Littrell and Barry and Patty Littrell; her grandchildren, Jason, Misty, Brian and Brett; her great-grandchildren, Ashley, Lexis, Daniel, Caitlyn, Allison and Nathan; her sister, Mary Ruth and Clyde Poling; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brother, Marion Brett.

Funeral services were conducted by Pastor Scott Fetter Monday, February 27th, at Bethel Baptist Church in Springfield, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, Tennessee 38101 or Bethel Baptist Church. Trostel, Chapman, Dunbar and Fraley Funeral Home of New Carlisle, Ohio, was in charge of arrangements.

Louise White

Louise White, 96, of Rising Sun, passed away at 5:15 p.m. Monday, March 5th, 2012, at The Waters of Rising Sun.

She was born in Taylor County, Kentucky, on March 5th, 1916, the daughter of the late Lottie (Cox) and Chester VanDyke.

On July 17th, 1937, in Elkhorn, Kentucky, she married Harold White who survives. They were married for almost 75 years. She was a full time wife and mother. She formerly attended the East Enterprise Wesleyan Church.

In addition to her loving husband Harold, she is survived by four daughters, Margaret Murray of Rising Sun, Elizabeth Zerkle of Rising Sun, Peggy Cutter of Port Richey, Florida, Denise Southgate of Lexington, Kentucky; her sister, Dorothy Barnett of Campbellsville, Kentucky; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her brother, Chester VanDyke; and her sister, Ruth VanDyke.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. today (Thursday, March 8th) with Pastor Eric Moore officiating and interment in Riverview Cemetery in Aurora. The famiily requests donations to Gideon International or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun is in charge of arrangements.

Glen Drake

M. Glen Drake, 65, of Bennington, passed away at 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 5th, 2012, in Bennington.

He was born July 15th, 1946, in Indianapolis, the son of Clifton and Annabelle Drake, who both preceded him in death. He was raised in Martinsville, Indiana and was a 1964 graduate of Martinsville High School. He was inducted into the U.S. Army on January 27th, 1966, in Martinsville, rising to the rank of Specialist 4 and was honorably discharged and transferred to the reserves on January 26th, 1968.

He was united in marriage on November 12th, 1988, in Switzerland County, to Linda and they have enjoyed the past 23 years of marriage together.

He was employed for 28 years with Allis & Gas Turbine as an aircraft machinist and for two and one-half years with Rolls Royce. He also owned and operated the D&D Woodspoon in Bennington, retiring in 1996. He formerly attended the Bennington United Methodist Church and was a member of Local #933 in Indianapolis. He was also a member of the board of directors of Slawson Cemetery. Glen and Linda resided in the Bennington community since 1987. He will be remembered for his love of woodworking, hunting and shooting sporting clays.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Drake of Bennington; his sons, Kevin Drake of Martinsville, Darrin Atwood of Indiana and Dawson Atwood of Indianapolis; his grandson, Dakota Atwood of Indianapolis; his sisters, Lorraine Alle of Martinsville and Faye Hemphill of Indianapolis; his brother, Keith Drake of Martinsville; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was also preceded in death by his son, Troy Atwood and his daughter, Da´Lynn C. Atwood.

Funeral services will be conducted by Chaplain Debby Allen at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 10th, at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Slawson Cemetery in Bennington with military rites conducted by the honor guard of Vevay American Legion Post 185 and Vevay VFW Post 5396. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Friday, March 9th, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Slawson Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.haskellandmorrison.com.

Charles Manuel

Charles Edward Manuel, 79, of Vevay, passed away at 2:40 a.m. Wednesday, February 29th, 2012, at the VA Medical Center in Indianapolis.

He was born March 22nd, 1932, in Bennington, the son of Rex Edward and Catherine Mary “Katie” (Cole) Manuel, who both preceded him in death. He was raised in Bennigton and was a 1950 graduate of Vevay High School. He was inducted into the U.S. Army on January 30th, 1953, rising to the rank of Private First Class, serving during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged on January 26th, 1955.

He was united in marriage on April 5th, 1958, in Canaan, to Marjorie M. Hinman. Unto this union a son and a daughter arrived to bless their home. They enjoyed over 46 years of marriage together until her death on October 14th, 2004.

He enjoyed farming and raising tobacco on the farm at Bennington. He was also a postal carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, retiring three months ago after 30 years of service. He was a member of Vevay American Legion Post 185.

Survivors include his daughter, Catherine Sue Bruce of Vevay; his son, Rodney Lee Manuel of East Enterprise; his grandchildren, Wesley Dean Bruce, Leslie Nicole Manuel, and Amanda Mae Manuel; and his brother, Lunis Manuel of Madison.

He was also preceded in death by his stepmother, Edith P. (Thompson) Cole Manuel; his sisters, Mabel Adams and Elizabeth Adams; his brother, James W. Manuel; and two infant siblings.

Funeral services were conducted by Reverend Tom Rogers Sunday, March 4th, at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial was in Vevay Cemetery with military rites conduced by the honor guard of Vevay American Legion Post 185 and Vevay VFW Post 5396 at the graveside. Memorial contributions may be made to Vevay American Legion Relief Fund. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.haskellandmorrison.com.

Wayne Elston

Wayne Elston, 72, of Madison, passed away Sunday, March 4th, 2012, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

He was born November 5th, 1939, in Jefferson County, the son of Gertrude Baxter Elston. His grandparents, Lafayette and Minnie Baxter, helped to raise him as well. He resided all of his life in Jefferson County and was a 1957 graduate of Central High School, where he played basketball and baseball. He grew up on the family farm and helped raise the tobacco and the cattle near Canaan. He worked for 35 years at Reliance Electric, retiring as an industrial engineer. He enjoyed farming, fishing, traveling and Indiana University basketball.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia A. Thomas Elston, whom he married March 31st, 1962; one daughter, Beth Elston McIlvain of Madison; one son, Gary Wayne Elston of Madison; three sisters, Maxine Moderau of Hanover, and Marlene Linkmeyer and Rosalind Harrell, both of Madison; five grandchildren; two great-grandsons; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his mother; one brother, Gerald Elston; his grandparents; and one niece.

The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 9th, at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 1:30 p.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Canaan Volunteer Fire Department or the Salem Cemetery Association. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.

Ann Pommerehn

C. Ann Pommerehn, 63, of Madison, passed away at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 4th, 2012, in Madison.

She was born January 24th, 1949, in Madison, the daughter of James E. and Lucille (Furnish) Pommerehn, Jr., who both preceded her in death. She was raised in Pleasant and was a 1967 graduate of Vevay High School. She received her master’s degree from Indiana State University in Terre Haute. She taught school at St. Mary’s Catholic School in North Vernon. She was an accomplished musician in a variety of musical instruments. She was a member of Bennington Order of Eastern Star Chapter 407. She was very fond of her cats and enjoyed their companionship.

Survivors include her sister, Jeanne A. Jones and husband Mike of Madison; her niece, Emily Allyson Jones of Hamilton, Ohio; her nephew, Adam Michael Jones and wife Rachel of Madison; her great-niece, Riley Jones; her uncle, Norris Howard of Madison; and her cousins, Susan Schafer of North Vernon and John Howard of San Francisco, California.

She was also preceded in death by her grandparents, George Sanford and Martha (Ricter) Furnish and James E. and Charus (Peters) Pommerehn, Sr.; her aunts, Mary Alice Howard and Lori Pommerehn; and her uncles, George E. “Sonny” Furnish and Clarence Pommerehn.

Graveside services will be conducted by Judy Collins at 1 p.m. today (Thursday, March 8th) with burial in Vevay Cemetery. Friends may call from noon until 12:45 p.m. today at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Bennington Order of Eastern Star #407 will conduct services at 12:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jefferson County Animal Shelter or the Switzerland County Animal Shelter. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.haskellandmorrison.com.

Nancy Jackson

Nancy Carol Potter Jackson, 70, of Lexington, near Chelsea, passed away Friday, March 2nd, 2012, at her residence from injuries sustained during a tornado.

She was born February 6th, 1942, in Madison, the daughter of Thomas C. and Frances Reed Potter. She was raised in Madison and had lived in the Chelsea community for 53 years. She enjoyed being a farmer’s wife and working in the Southwestern Elementary School cafeteria for 10 years. She also treasured being able to babysit her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed watching soap operas, reading books, her cats and collecting angels. She was raised in St. John’s United Church of God and had attended Mount Zion United Methodist Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Cari Lynn Jackson of Lexington; one son, David M. Jackson of Dillsboro; one brother, Thomas Arthur Potter of Jacksonville, Florida; one sister, Teri Bentz of Madison; three grandchildren; two step grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one step great-granddaughter; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Terry Michael Jackson, whom she married July 25th, 1959, and who also died March 2nd, 2012; her parents; and one great-grandson, Daylynn Terry Jackson, who also died March 2nd, 2012.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 9th, at the North Madison Christian Church. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery near Chelsea. Friends may call at the church today (Thursday, March 8th) from 3-8 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Daylynn Terry Jackson Memorial Fund. Contribution cards are available at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, which is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.

Terry Jackson

Terry Michael Jackson, 70, of Lexington, died Friday, March 2nd, 2012, at his residence from injuries sustained during a tornado.

He was born July 2nd, 1941, in Jefferson County, the son of Andrew and Freda Roberts Jackson. He resided all of his life in the Chelsea community. He played basketball for Saluda High School and in 1960 graduated in the first graduating class from Southwestern High School after the school merged. He was a farmer all of his life and raised cattle, corn and soybeans. He was a partner in the Jackson Brothers Farms with his brother, Snake, and his wife, Lucy. He enjoyed riding Harley-Davidson motorcycles and in his early years was a member of the Roadside Angels and later in life the Harley Owners Group (HOG). He was a Saluda Township trustee for several years.

He is survived by one daughter, Cari Lynn Jackson of Lexington; one son, David M. Jackson of Dillsboro; one sister, Shirley A. Auxier of California; two brothers, Burlyn Jackson of Madison and Ronald “Blackie” Jackson of Greenwood; three grandchildren; two step grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one step great-granddaughter; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Carol Potter Jackson, whom he married July 25th, 1959, and who also died March 2nd, 2012; his father, who died in 1981; his mother, who died in 1975; four brothers, Lloyd Jackson, George Jackson, Millis “Snake” Jackson and Boyce “Pooge” Jackson; two sisters, Hildreth Cleffman and Roseann Bibbs; and one great-grandson, Daylynn Terry Jackson, who also died March 2nd, 2012.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 9th, at North Madison Christian Church. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery near Chelsea. Friends may call at the church today (Thursday, March 8th) from 3-8 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Daylynn Terry Jackson Memorial Fund. Contribution cards are available at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, which is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.