Obituaries 01/20/2022

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David Sharp

  David Edward Sharp, age 83, of Switzerland County, passed away at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 15th, 2022, at the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.

  David entered this life on June 19th, 1938 in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, the son of the late Eddie Albert and Pearline Inez Sharp. His family moved to Anderson, Indiana where he attended school.

  David was inducted into the United States Army on April 5th, 1956 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He earned the Good Conduct Medal and was honorable discharged with the rank of Private First Class on March 31st, 1962 at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana.

  David later moved to Daleville, Indiana and was self-employed as a mechanical contractor. He later moved to Muncie, Indiana where he owned and operated Nickel Sharp Enterprises, retiring after several years of service.

  In 2008, David moved to the Switzerland County community where he resided until his death.

  David enjoyed bowling, golfing, hunting, fishing, and his antique business.

  David is survived by his sons: Mark Allen Sharp and his wife Lisa of Madison, Douglas Edward Sharp of Dallas, Texas, and Michael Todd Sharp of Houston, Texas; by his four grandchildren; by his four great-grandchildren; by his sister, Betty June Kellow of Daleville, Indiana; and by his brother, James Donald Sharp and his wife Betty Ruth of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

  He was preceded in death by his father, Eddie Albert Sharp; by his mother, Pearline Inez Sharp; by his sister, Marcia Reed; and by his brothers: Richard Allan Sharp, Sr. and Bobby Earl Sharp.

  No services are being held at this time. Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay is assisting the family during this difficult time.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of Donor’s Choice. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Andrew Cutter

  Andrew William Cutter, 30, passed away on January 15th, 2022, at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana, from complications related to COVID-19. 

  Andrew was born on August 29th, 1991, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Andrew graduated from North Central High School and the Project Search Internship Program. Andrew worked faithfully for over a decade at Butler University. He was an avid fan of the Butler Bulldogs! Andrew was active in Indiana Special Olympics basketball, softball, swimming, and biking. He was a passionate advocate for the special needs community.

  Andrew was a son to Dan and Pat, and brother to Ellie (Tom), Daniel, Philip (Ashley), and Jessica. He was an uncle to Everly, Lillian, and Thomas.

  Andrew had a great sense of responsibility and commitment to his family, loved them all unconditionally, and greatly honored his parents. His limitless joy and robust, wholehearted zeal for life was a tremendous blessing to all who had the privilege of knowing him.

  At the very center of his life was his Christian faith. He decided at a young age that he would be a follower of Jesus Christ. He became a member of Second Reformed Presbyterian Church where he was deeply loved. All who share his faith understand the truth that “For me, to live is Christ, to die is gain.” — Philippians 1:21.

  Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family.

  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Second Reformed Presbyterian Church 4800 N Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46228.

  Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun is serving the family during this difficult time.

Paula Carrico

  Paula Jane (Bailey) Carrico, age 61, of Rising Sun, passed away at 12:37 a.m. on Tuesday, January 11th, 2022, at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.

  Paula entered this life on November 11th, 1960 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. She was the daughter of the late Paul Denver and Anna Rozella (Emery) Bailey. She was raised in Switzerland County, where she graduated from Switzerland County High School.

  On February 23rd, 1991, Paula was united in marriage to Jeffery Wayne Carrico in Vevay. This happy blended family of nearly 31 years was blessed with three sons: Steven, Joseph and Michael.

  Paula was a former employee for the U.S. Shoe Factory in Vevay for 20 years. She was later employed as a dealer for Belterra Casino Resort & Spa in Florence, Indiana for 20 years.

  Paula enjoyed cooking and canning and will be deeply missed by her loving family and friends.

  Paula will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Jeffery Wayne Carrico of Rising Sun; by her sons: Steven Black and his wife Kerri of Charleston, South Carolina and Joseph Waller and his companion Laura Williams of Fairview;

by her step-son, Mikie Thomas of Vevay; by her grandchildren: Kaitlyn Juilfs and Julieann Thomas; by her brother, Paul Denver Bailey, Jr. of Fairview; by her sister, Pamela Wainscott of Fairview; and by her several nieces, nephews, cousins and abundance of friends and co-workers.

  She was preceded in death by her father, Paul Denver Bailey, Sr., who died on June 26th, 1989; by her mother, Anna Rozella (Emery) Bailey, who died on August 5th, 2017; by her son, Ryan Scott Black, who died on July 20th, 1994; by her daughter, Amy Lynn Waller, who died on June 19th, 1985; and by her sister-in-law, Virginia Lynn “Vickie” (Elliott) Bailey, who died on March 29th, 2019.

  Visitation was held on Friday, January 14th, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Funeral services were conducted following the time of visitation on Friday, January 14th, with Reverend Mike Jones and Pastor Keith Morris officiating at the funeral home.

  Interment followed in the Vevay Cemetery.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, Switzerland County Animal Shelter or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Gary Sams

  Gary Weston Sams, 77, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, January 13th, 2022 at St. Elizabeth Dearborn in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

  Gary was born in Milan, Indiana on February 7th, 1944, the son of the late Ollie (Griffith) Sams and Samuel Hardin Sams.

  After his graduation from high school, he proudly served his country in the U.S. Army as a SP4 (T) during the Vietnam War. While in service he earned the following commendations: National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal and Expert (Rifle M-14).

  Gary retired as a Supervisor from Indiana Michigan Power in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, where he worked for over 30 years.

  Gary married Evelyn M. (Brown) Sams on October 28th, 1978. Gary and Evelyn were married over 40 years until her passing in 2019.

  Gary was a faithful Christian and a longtime member of the Dearborn Baptist Church in Manchester, Indiana. Gary loved being outdoors hunting and especially fishing. He was also musically talented and played different instruments. Gary was a people person and always willing to give a helping hand to those that needed it.

  Gary is survived by his daughter, Angela Sparks (Hilbert) of Junction City, Ohio; by his two sons: Anthony Sams of Moores Hill, Indiana and Gary M. Sams (Jeanette), of Cincinnati, Ohio; by his two step-daughters: Lelia Coffman (William) of Dillsboro, Indiana and Lisa Lane (Mark) of Aurora, Indiana; by his step-son, Robert McCord (Kristi Martin) of Bear Branch, Indiana; by his five grandchildren, his 12 step grandchildren; and several great- and great great-grandchildren; and by his longtime friend, Phil Harmeyer.

  He was preceded in death by his parents; by his wife Evelyn; by his step-daughters Tammy McCord and Eugenia “Jeanie” Parker; by his step-granddaughter Cody Lynn Cotton; and by his sisters, Alberta, Ruth, and Pauline.

  Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 18th at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun. Funeral services followed the time of visitation on Tuesday, January 18th, at the funeral home with Pastor Gordon Shinkle officiating. Burial with military honors was at New Liberty Cemetery in East Enterprise.

  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New Liberty Cemetery.

Raymond Lilly, Sr.

  Raymond Gerald Lilly Sr., age 74, passed away peacefully at his home in Florence, Indiana on January 8th, 2022.

  He was born on September 30th, 1948 in Lexington, Kentucky, the son of Mafree and James Lilly.

  He owned a trucking company, loved fast cars and boats, and watching drag racing, but most of all he loved spending quality time with his family. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

  Raymond is survived by his siblings: James Wallace Lilly Jr., Allyson Kay Lilly, Rodney Dean Lilly, Gwendolyn Grace (McGurren) Lilly, Kathleen Sue Lilly, Loretta Lynn Lilly and Pamela Ann (Conley) Lilly; by his children: Rhonda (Vandermolen) Lilly, Raymond Lilly Jr., Daryl Lilly, Scott Lilly and Christopher Lilly; and by his 20 grandchildren and his several great-grandchildren.

  He was preceded in death by his parents, Mafree and James Lilly; and by his brother, Paul Wesley Lilly.

  No services are being held at this time. Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay is assisting the family during this difficult time.

 Memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of Donor’s Choice. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Gladys ‘Holly’ Glenn

  Gladys Norris “Holly” Glenn, 101, died on January 11th, 2022 at her residence in Bloomington, Indiana.

  Born in Fort Worth, Texas on April 14th, 1921, she was the daughter of Archie C. Norris and Bertha Mae Norris.

  She was a graduate of Eastern Michigan University majoring in English, a subject she proceeded to teach for two years in a Detroit high school. Holly then switched careers to become a stewardess for Capitol Airlines based in Washington, D.C. During this time she met her future husband Alfred Hill Glenn, whom she married in 1947. The couple soon moved to New Orleans, Louisiana where Alfred established a consulting firm in the fields of meteorology, oceanography and civil engineering, specializing in the needs of the offshore oil industry.

  Holly assisted in the running of the practice and was also a decades-long volunteer and officer at the Delgado Art Museum in New Orleans. She was especially proud that her museum was chosen as one of six in the United States to host the King Tut exhibition. During its four-month run there in 1978 the exhibit drew 870,000 visitors.

  After Alfred’s death in 2000, she moved to Bloomington, Indiana.

  Holly is survived by her nephews: Barratt Patton (Kim) and Ian Patton (Beth) of Bloomington, Indiana; and her niece Carrie Engevik (Glen) of Everett, Washington. She is also fondly remembered by numerous grand and great-grand nieces and nephews.

  She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred; by her brother Harry Norris and his wife Phyllis; and by her nephews: Jamie Patton, Roger Patton and David Norris.

  The Glenns were early settlers in Switzerland County and owned a house and property in Moorefield from 1890-2010. Holly was laid to rest next to Alfred in Caledonia Cemetery near Moorefield.

  Services were held on Saturday, January 15th, at the Caledonia Cemetery.

  Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay is assisting the family during this difficult time.

Cynthia Massong

  Cynthia Marie “Cindy” Massong, age 54, of East Enterprise, unexpectedly passed away at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 8th, 2022, at her residence.

  Cindy entered this life on December 7th, 1967 in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was the daughter of George Stanley Massong whom preceded her in death; and Betty Jean (Davis) Massong. She was raised in Cincinnati, Ohio and attended Colerain High School.

  Cindy met the love of her life, Ernest Carl “Ernie” Chase in 2002 and they spent nearly 20 years together.

  Cindy was employed as a waitress for AJ’s Diner in Vevay for six months and for Jack’s Place in Rising Sun for one year. She was later employed as a manager for White Castle in Cincinnati, Ohio for three years. Cindy was also employed as a dishwasher for Belterra Casino & Resort in Florence, Indiana for two years.

  Cindy resided in the Switzerland County community since 1993. She loved watching TV, especially Lifetime movies, Dr. Phil, Big Brother and Survivor. Cindy was a wonderful homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, cooking, drawing, dancing and going to the casino.

  Cindy will be lovingly remembered by her companion, Ernest Carl “Ernie” Chase of East Enterprise; by her children: Crystal Lynn Haas and her fiancé Robbie McKenzie of Madison, Michael Haas and his companion Ashtyn Haggard of Madison, and Kami Jo Haas and her companion Michael Wilson of Vevay; by her grandchildren: Noah McAlister, Carter McKenzie, Jordyn Turner, Connor McKenzie, Lincoln Haas and Robert Ethan McKenzie; by her mother, Betty Jean (Davis) Massong of Aberdeen, Indiana; by her brothers: Gary Marcum of Cincinnati, Ohio, Jimmy Marcum of Aberdeen, Indiana, and George Massong and his wife Tracey of Elsmere, Kentucky; and by her several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

  She was preceded in death by her father, George Stanley Massong; by her sisters: Kathy Massong and Crystal Marcum; by her brothers: Jack and Greg Marcum; and by her grandparents, June Davis and Grandma Shaver.

  Visitation was held on Tuesday, January 18th, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Funeral services were conducted following the time of visitation on Tuesday, January 18th, by Brother Anthony Wilks, at the funeral home.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the Cynthia Marie “Cindy” Massong Memorial Fund c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Judith ‘Judy’ Martin

  Judith Kay (Flynn) Martin, age 74, of Vevay, passed away with her loving family by her side at 3:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 13th, 2022, at her residence.

  Judy entered this life on December 14th, 1947 in Hamilton, Ohio. She was the daughter of Eugene Flynn, who preceded her in death, and Mary G. “Jenny” (Dunbar) Burton. She was raised in Mount Healthy, Ohio where she attended Mount Healthy High School.

  On December 2nd, 1971, Judy was united in marriage to Huey Ray Martin in Jellico, Tennessee. They were blessed with six children and shared over 39 years of marriage together until Huey passed away on June 6th, 2010.

  Judy was employed as a cook for Little Lambs Daycare in Vevay for five years. She was also employed as a cook for Roxano’s in Vevay for three years. Judy was later employed for Indiana Mercantile — Swiss Embroidery in Vevay for six years.

  Judy was a faithful member of the Vevay Assembly Church where she was a Sunday school teacher and organized skits for several years. She was also a part of Aglow Ministries.

  Judy was a wonderful homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family. She enjoyed crafts, going to church and reading.

  Judy will be missed by her children: Becky Meyerhoff and her husband Michael of Vevay, Rachel Compton of Vevay, Angie Simone of Carolina Beach, North Carolina, Donna Johnson of Haverhill, Ohio, Jenny Martin of Vevay, and James Martin of Vevay; by her grandchildren: Brianne (Pete) Swango, Chaithy Compton, Chyna (Steve) Hickman, Michael Martin, Luke (Kristina) Compton, Gabrielle Simone, Elijah Martin, Matthew Hays, Sarah Hays, Bethany Bailey and Emily Bailey; by her 12 great-grandchildren; by her mother, Mary G. “Jenny” (Dunbar) Burton of Madison; by her brother, Gerald Douglas “Doug” Burton of Seymour, Indiana; by her nieces and nephews: Christian (Krista) Burton and Autumn (Randy) Welch; by her distant cousins; and by her faithful fur baby, ‘Doodle’.

  She was preceded in death by her father, Eugene Flynn; and by her husband, Huey Ray Martin.

  A Celebration of Judy’s Life was conducted on Wednesday, January 19th, by Pastor G.B. Turner at the Vevay Assembly Church, 721 East Main Street, Vevay, Indiana, 47043.

  A Memorial Gathering was held prior to the Celebration of Life on Wednesday, January 19th, at Vevay Assembly Church.

  Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay is assisting the family during this difficult time.

 Memorial contributions may be made to the New Hope Center. Cards are available at the funeral home.