Obituaries week of 5/17/07

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Helen Mangold

Helen Bernice (Voss) Mangold, 75, of Vevay, passed away Monday, May 14th, at Hospice of Cincinnati.
She was born April 24th, 1932, in Cincinnati, the daughter of Bernard and Bernadette (Wenstrup) Voss, who both preceded her in death. She was raised in the Cincinnati area and was a 1951 graduate of Seton High School in Cincinnati.
On October 3rd, 1953, she was united in marriage to George Bernard Mangold in Cincinnati. Unto this union six sons and a daughter arrived to bless their home.
She was a homemaker who enjoyed raising her children and grandchildren, house plants and cooking. In 1971, the Mangolds moved to the community of Vevay. She was a member of Most Sorrowful Mother of God Catholic Church in Vevay and the Seton Alumni Association in Cincinnati.
Survivors include her husband, George Bernard Mangold of Vevay; her sons, Michael Mangold of Vevay, Mark Mangold of Vevay, Steve Mangold of Vevay, Danny Mangold and wife Lucinda of Vevay, and Jeff Mangold and wife Toshia of Madison; her daughter, Rosemarie Pavy of Columbia, Tennessee; her grandsons, Chris, Pat, Matthew, Robert, Kyle and Glenn; her granddaughters, Sherry, Stephanie, Jessica, Taylor, Lindsey and Breanna; 18 great-grandchildren; her sister, Joan James of Cincinnati; and her sister-in-law, Blanche Voss of Cincinnati.
She was also preceded in death by her son, Richard Mangold; her brothers, Bernard and Raymond Voss; and her sisters, Martha Sullivan, Emily Bauer and Betty Voss.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. today (Thursday) by Reverend John Meyer at Most Sorrowful Mother of God Catholic Church in Vevay. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery. Prayer service was held Wednesday evening at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Judes. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.haskellandmorrison.com.

Terry Criswell

Terry Douglass Criswell, 62, of Vevay, passed away Friday, May 11th, at his home.
He was born September 22nd, 1944, in Switzerland County, the son of Charles and Beulah (Burnham) Criswell, who both preceded him in death. He resided in Switzerland County most of his life and attended Vevay High School.
He was inducted into the U.S. Army May 4th, 1966, in Louisville, rising to the rank of Sergeant First Class. He was honorably discharged August 23rd, 1977. He served during the Vietnam War. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal (eight campaigns), Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal, 4 O/S Bars, Good Conduct Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon and Marksman (Rifle).
He was a farm laborer after he was discharged from the service for Ricketts’ farms for 20 years. He was employed for two years at Belterra Casino and Resort, before becoming disabled with cancer. He was a member of Vevay American Legion Post 185, Vevay VFW Post 5396 and Long Run Baptist Church.
Survivors include his sister, Sherry Craddock of Madison; six nieces; and two nephews.
He was also preceded in death by his sister, Betty Ayres; and his brother, Charles Criswell.
Funeral services were held Monday, May 14th, at the Chapel of the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison with interment there. Military rites were conducted by the Honor Guard of the Vevay American Legion Post 185 and Vevay VFW Post 5396 at the cemetery chapel. Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home of Vevay was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.haskellandmorrison.com.

Phillip Purcell

Phillip Paul “Bud” Purcell, 86, of Cross Plains, passed away Friday, May 11th, at Ripley Crossing in Milan.
He was born October 11th, 1920, in Texas County, Oklahoma, the son of Jahue and Lily Russell Purcell, who both preceded him in death. He was raised in Texas County and moved to Cross Plains in 1971. He was inducted into the U.S. Army during World War II, rising to the rank of Private First Class and was honorably discharged.
He was united in marriage in Madison April 6th, 1972, to Mary Kathryn Marsh, who survives.
He was a farmer in Oklahoma and later after moving to Cross Plains he began working at Rex-Chain Belt, retiring in 1982. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, all sports, especially watching the Cincinnati Reds baseball. He was a member of Cross Plains Baptist Church.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 15th, by Reverend Troy Dean at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment was in Salem Cemetery in Cross Plain with full military honors conducted at the graveside by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Cross Plains Baptist Church. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.morgan-nay.com.

Velma Lamkin

Velma Jean Lamkin, 82, of Rising Sun, passed away Wednesday, May 9th, at St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center in Lincoln, Nebraska.
She was born February 1st, 1925, in Rising Sun, the daughter of James L. and Sarah Elizabeth (Williams) Murray, who both preceded her in death. She was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, Class of 1944. She was a homemaker and worked for the Ohio County Elementary School in the cafeteria and at Wal-Mart. She was a member of the Methodist Church Women’s Group-Bonami Group, AGAPE-Methodist Church and Rising Sun Church of Christ. She enjoyed going to the senior center for lunch and cards.
On December 14th, 1942, she married Robert J. Lamkin, who died December 21st, 1994.
Survivors include her sons, Bobby Lamkin and wife Heidi of Rising Sun, Jerry Lamkin and wife Missy of Beatrice, Nebraska, Jim Lamkin of Woodbridge, Virginia, and Clayton Lamkin and wife Dorinda of Rising Sun; her daughters, Jeanie Moore and husband Tom of Pittsboro, Indiana, Cathy Droedge and husband Butch of Aurora, and Sissy Potter of Rising Sun; 19 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her son, Paul Lamkin; her daughter, Brenda Jean Lamkin; her brothers, Melvin Roy Murray and Edwin Murray; her son-in-law, Ronald Potter; and her great-granddaughter, Victoria Kay Lamkin.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 15th, by Brother Don Campbell at Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun. Burial was in Rising Sun New Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Ridge Christian Home or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Sylvester Baran

Sylvester Frank “Syl” Baran, 90, of San Diego, California, a Pearl Harbor survivor, passed away at the Arbors in San Diego Friday, May 11th.
Born in Gilbertville, Massachusetts, a son of the late John and Mary (Bulsiewicz) Baran, he resided in San Diego for 60 years and enjoyed visiting his family in Rhode Island annually for many years.
He was the husband of the late Mary E. (Bliss) Baran and companion of Estelle Cole of San Diego.
Chief Warrant Officer Baran served with the U.S. Navy for 30 years. His career spanned three wars, World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War. He received the Purple Heart for injuries sustained at Pearl Harbor.
He is survived by three generations of nieces and nephews who affectionately called him “Uncle Syl.”
He was the brother of the late Julia Kanaczet, Matilda Grenkiewicz and Edward Baran.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 15th, at Tucker-Quinn Funeral Chapel in Greenville, Rhode Island, with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Church in Scituate, Rhode Island.
Committal prayers with full military honors will be held in the Rising Sun New Cemetery in Rising Sun at 1 p.m. today (Thursday). Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun is in charge of local arrangements.

Bonnie Prentice

Bonnie Kinman Prentice, 59, of Rising Sun, formerly of Patriot, passed away Monday, May 14th, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
She was born June 11th, 1947, in Ethridge, Tennessee, the daughter of Raymond and Susie (Phillips) Prentice, who both preceded her in death. She was raised in Ethridge, and moved to the Patriot community in 1981. She was a former assistant district manager for Avon cosmetics and a homemaker. She was a member of Union Valley Baptist Church in Ethridge. Since she received the gift of life, she was an advocate for organ and tissue donation, following a lung transplant on March 9th, 2000.
Survivors include her sons, Larry Tallent, Jr., and wife Aleshia of Ghent, Kentucky, Jody Tallent and wife Brenda of Miamisburg, Ohio, and Robert Tallent of Middletown, Ohio; her grandchildren, Amanda, Shane, T.J., Bobby, Jonathon, Heather, Brian, Josh, Brandon, Ronnie and Isabelle; her great-grandchildren, K.J., Kayleigh and Brayton; her sister, Joyce Wallace of Summerton, Tennessee; and her brother, John L. Prentice of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee.
She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Cleo Smith, Frances Tatum and Geneva Workman.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. today (Thursday) at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay and Saturday, May 19th, at 1 p.m. at the Carr & Erwin Funeral Home, Pulaski, Tennessee. Brother Wendle Wiburn will officiate. Interment will be in Arlington Cemetery in Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee. Friends may call at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay from 4-7 p.m. today (Thursday) and Saturday, May 19th, from 9 a.m. until service time at Carr & Erwin Funeral Home, 1228 East College Street, Pulaski, Tennessee. 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.