Obituaries 04/01/2021


Mark Anderson

  Mark S. Anderson, 61, of McDermott, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, March 27th, 2021 at Southern Ohio Medical Center.

  He was born on November 21st, 1959 in Adrian, Michigan, the son of the late Robert and Arlene Anderson.

  Mark was Trustee at Scioto Burial Park in McDermott, Ohio for over 40 years.

  He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Sandra Kay Lowe, whom he married on May 16th, 1984 in McDermott; by his two sons: Steven (Tarra) Anderson of Greendale, Indiana and Ryan (Staci) Anderson of McDermott, Ohio; by his five grandchildren: Rylee, Braylee, Luke, Ryan, and Sam; by his brother, Robert Anderson of Madison; by his sister, Sherry Stegimiller of Lawrenceburg, Indiana; and by his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Thelma and Renzie Powell of near Quercus Grove.

  Graveside services were conducted on Wednesday, March 31st in Scioto Burial Park with Daron Lilly officiating. Friends were invited to call on the family prior to the beginning of the service on Wednesday, March 31st, at the McKinley Funeral Home in Lucasville, Ohio. 

Eula Butler

  Eula Faye (Booker) Butler, age 59, of Moorefield, was found deceased at 5:13 p.m. on Sunday, March 21st, 2021, her residence.

  Eula entered this life on April 22nd, 1961 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. She was the loving daughter of Raymond Harrison, whom preceded her in death, and Inez Lorene (McMackin) Booker of Moorefield. She attended Madison Consolidated High School and earned her diploma from Stratford University.

  Eula was united in marriage to Shan Dale Butler on August 3rd, 1991 in Sevierville, Tennessee.

  Eula was a former employee for the U.S. Shoe Factory and Swiss Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Vevay. She was a former production associate for Grote Industries in Madison, retiring in 2000 after 13 years of service.

  Eula was a member of the Switzerland County Community Church and the Humane Society. Eula loved horses, dogs and cats and enjoyed mushroom and arrowhead hunting.

  Eula is survived by her husband, Shan Dale Butler of Moorefield; by her sons: Jason Rook of Cross Plains, Indiana and Andrew Peelman and his husband Daryl of Cross Plains, Indiana; by her grandchildren: Kenneth Rook, Sebastian Rook and Ashtyn Peelman; by her mother, Inez Lorene (McMackin) Booker of Moorefield; by her brother, SSG Charles Raymond Booker and his wife Brenda “Shorty” of Madison; by her sister, Alice Powell of Madison; by her nephews: Jeremy Stevens, Jarrid Stevens, Kaleb Booker and Keith Briner; and by her several great-nieces and great-nephews.

  She was preceded in death by her father, Raymond Harrison Booker; by her maternal grandparents: Charles L. and Dorothy Alice (Elston) McMackin; by her paternal grandparents: Caleb and Eula Mae Booher; by her granddaughters: Ava Kay and Alivia Fay Peelman; by her infant sister, Rae Ann Booker; by her infant brother, Kenneth Lee Booker; by her nephew, Sergeant Kenneth Raymond Booker; and by her brother-in-law, Darrell Powell.

  Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, March 28th, by Pastor Charles Dayadharum, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana, 47043.  Friends were invited to call on the family prior to the beginning of the service on Sunday, March 28th, at the funeral home.

   Memorial contributions may be made to Mrs. Eula Faye (Booker) Butler Memorial Fund c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Johnny Daugherty

  Johnny Randall Daugherty, age 62, of Madison, died at 12:40 a.m. on Sunday, March 21st, 2021, at the Mercy West Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.

  Johnny entered this life on February 18th, 1959 in Hazard, Kentucky. He was the son of the late David Leon and Geraldine Bailey Daugherty. He graduated from Quarter Tech in Cincinnati and was a certified diesel mechanic.

  He lived at Lake Geneva in Switzerland County for many years and most recently moved to Madison. He was a member of the Church of God in East Enterprise and had attended Switzerland County Community Church and the West Fork Baptist Church.

  He enjoyed fishing, horses, hunting, going junking and scraping cars.

  Johnny will be missed by his loving wife of 16 years, Crystal Ann Terry Daugherty of Madison; by his daughters: Charlotte Meisberger and her husband Artie of Vevay and Geraldine Daugherty Redding and her companion Charlie of Lawrenceburg, Indiana; by his grandchildren: Kaitlyn, Arthur, Johnny Randall, Julie Ruth, Abigail, Leon, and Tyler; by his great grandchildren, Jabriel and Jayleagh; by his step great-grandchildren: Michael, Cameron, and Mason; by Annabelle and Sherry whom he considered his grandchildren; by his brother, Calvin Daugherty and his wife April of Madison; by his sisters: Patsy Freisheim of Madison and Barbara Douglas and her husband Roy of McCreary County, Kentucky; and by several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

  He was preceded in death by his father, David Leon Daugherty; by his mother, Geraldine Bailey Daugherty; and by his brothers: Daniel Daugherty and Billy Daugherty.

  Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, March 27th, by Pastor Lonnie Bontrager at the West Fork Baptist Church in Ripley County, Indiana. Interment follow in the Daugherty Family Farm Cemetery near Madison. Friends were invited to pay their respects to the family prior to the beginning of the service on Saturday, March 27th, at the church.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the Johnny Daugherty Remembrance Fund.  Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover, who is assisting the family during this difficult time.

Roy Downing, Jr.

  Staff Sergeant Roy F. Downing, Jr., 72, of Clearwater, Florida, passed away on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021.

  Roy was born in Lindale, Ohio on June 10th, 1948, the son of Roy Francis Downing, Sr. and Alice Lorene Downing (Kilgore).

  He was a proud and honorable veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having served in the Vietnam War, from 1967 to 1973, then continued his service with the Marine Corps Reserve until 1985.

  Roy is survived by his wife of 49 years, Linda Downing (Scudder) of Clearwater, Florida; by his children: Arde Downing of Clearwater, Florida, Jason Downing and his wife Brandy of Largo, Florida, and Carla Scudder and her partner Michael of Clearwater, Florida; by his aunt, Connie Spears of Cincinnati, Ohio; by his brother: Ronald Downing and wife Vonda of Moorefield; by his sisters: Linda Furnish of Vevay and Ladona Scudder of Plant City, Florida; and by his grandchildren: Logan and Colin Downing of Largo, Florida, Shane Scudder of Clearwater, Florida, Monica Scudder of Pinellas Park, Florida, and Jordyn Scudder of Bennington.

Leland ‘Dubby’ Henderson

  Leland W. “Dubby” Henderson, 76, of Rising Sun, passed away at 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 at his residence.

  Dubby was born in Kentucky on March 15th, 1945, the son of the late Laura (Woodruff) Land and James W. Henderson. Dubby attended school in Rising Sun, and was baptized at the Shiloh Baptist Church.

  Dubby was a proficient handyman and worked mowing yards, trimming trees, and assisting with various home repairs and was always willing to lend a hand to whoever needed help.

  Dubby loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews and was known for being a great storyteller.

  Dubby is survived by his sister, Lela Richards, of Rising Sun; and by his brother, Herbert (Barbara) Henderson, of Rising Sun; along with many nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

  In addition to his parents, Dubby was preceded in death by brother, Larry Henderson; his brother-in-law John Richards; and his sister Geneva Jones.

  A public visitation was held at the Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun on Friday, March 26th. The funeral was held on Saturday March 27th at the funeral home with Eldon Fancher officiating. Interment followed at the Rising Sun New Cemetery.

  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Rising Sun.