Obituaries week of 9-22-11


Rose Mulle

Rose Harmony Mulle, infant daughter of David Joseph Mulle and Dawn Nicole (Banks) Collins of Vevay, passed away at 1:05 a.m. Monday, September 19th, 2011, at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

Funeral arrangements are pending at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.

Florence Dodd

Florence Charlotte (Wagner) Dodd, 95, of Crane Hill, Alabama, formerly of Vevay, passed away at 4:35 a.m. Sunday, September 18th, 2011, at Hartselle Medical Center in Hartselle, Alabama.

She was born August 20th, 1916, in Garfield, New Jersey, the daughter of the late Louis and Jennie DeLuca Wagner. She was raised in New Jersey and was a graduate of Manasquan High School, where she played basketball and was a graduate of business college.

She was united in marriage on May 10th, 1941, in Glendola, New Jersey, to Edward Jacob “Jake” Dodd, Sr. This happy union was blessed with one son, Edward Jacob Dodd, Jr.

She worked for several years as a secretary for Commercial Credit and as a proof reader for Christian Publishing Company in Belmar, New Jersey. She enjoyed being a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. She was of the Methodist faith and was a devout Christian.

She enjoyed knitting, cooking, sewing, gardening, swimming, playing cards, board games and was an avid UK basketball fan. She was a member of Point Pleasant New Jersey Hospital Guild. She lived in New Jersey for many years and loved the beaches and swimming in the ocean. She later lived in Florida and also in the Lake Cumberland, Kentucky, area where she enjoyed swimming and fishing. She and her late husband retired to the Cullman, Alabama area to be near their son.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Edward Jacob Dodd, Jr., and wife Paula Harris Dodd of Crane Hill, Alabama; her sister, Doris W. During of Portage, Indiana; her grandchildren, Kimberly Dodd Newlin and husband Mike, Jennifer Dodd Wester and husband Derek, and Brian E. Dodd; her great-grandchildren, Cole Jacob Wester, Lily Payne Wester, Ella Harris Newlin, Whitton Edward Dodd and Sutton Elizabeth Dodd; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Jacob “Jake” Dodd, Sr., on November 30th, 2002; her sister, Helen Wagner Johnson; and her brother, Robert L. Wagner.

Funeral services will be conducted by Reverend John Scudder at 11 a.m. Friday, September 23rd, at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Guy S. Harris Scholarship or the donor’s favorite charity. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website at

Marcella Hannah

Marcella Lillian Hannah, 95, of Ohio County, passed away at 4:40 p.m. Wednesday, September 14th, at The Waters of Rising Sun.

She was born in Ohio County on January 2nd, 1916, the daughter of the late Emil and Rose (Monroe) Detmer. She was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, Class of 1933.

On August 16th, 1941, she married Austin Harold Hannah, who died on December 21st, 2006.

She was a homemaker and helped her husband on the family farm. Before her marriage she worked at the dime store in Rising Sun. She was a member of the Rising Sun United Methodist Church and was a former Sunday School teacher at Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church in Cass Union. She enjoyed quilting, sewing and cooking. They also enjoyed taking trips to the Smoky Mountains.

Survivors include her son, Ronald Hannah of New Smyrna Beach, Florida; her granddaughter, Sandra Graff (Frank) of Panama City Beach, Florida; her grandson, Robert Hannah (Kathy) of Rising Sun; her great-grandchildren, Tyler, Macy and Connor Hannah and Mike and Logan Graff; and her brother, Wilford Detmer of Berkley, Michigan.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded by a brother Hubert Detmer; and sisters, Londalea Swinford and Rosalea Adams.

Funeral services were conducted by Reverend Keith Chanley Saturday, September 17th, at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun. Burial was in Rising Sun New Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Rising Sun United Methodist Church.

Mary Parker

Mary Emerson Parker, 85, of Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, passed away Saturday, September 3rd, 2011.

She was born November 18th, 1925, in Patriot. She was a 1943 graduate of Patriot High School and graduated from Purdue University in 1947. Her family formerly owned the Emerson Store in Patriot.

Survivors include her husband, William Henry Parker; her children, Janice Landis, Elaine Lankamp, Mariln Westphal, David Parker and Stephen Parker; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Thursday, September 8th, at Baron Rowland Funeral Home in Abington, Pennsylvania. Burial was in Hillside Cemetery in Rolyn, Pennsylvania. Memorial contributions may be sent to Grace Presbyterian Church, 444 Old York Road, Jenkintown, PA 19046.