John David Cox, 67, of Indianapolis, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at the Castleton Health Care Center in Indianapolis.
He was born Dec. 5, 1951 in Indianapolis, to John M. and Mary Ruth Reed Cox and lived in the Indianapolis community all of his life. He was formerly an accountant at Financial Center Federal Credit Union in Indianapolis.
Survivors include a sister, Margie Cox of Westwater of Shelbyville, Indiana; an uncle, Clarence Blodgett and a nephew, Donald Blodgett, both of Bennington, Indiana; and other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jack Louis Cox.
Graveside services will be Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at 11 a.m. on Bennington Pike in Bennington.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of donor’s choice.
Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com
Steven Cunningham Sr.
Steven Lee “Lurch” Cunningham Sr., 36, of Madison, Indiana, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.
He was born on Dec. 20, 1982, in Covington, Kentucky, to Euell and Theresa Burden Day. He grew up in Covington and attended Holmes High School and later Ivy Tech, where he received welding degree. He had resided in Madison the past three years and was the assistant manager at Taco Bell and also worked as a technician at Big O Tires. In Covington he also had worked with the crew at Taco Bell. He enjoyed fishing, working on cars, guns, raising his son and expressing his opinion.
He is survived by his companion, Laken Seidl, of Madison; a son, Steven Lee Cunningham Jr. of Madison; his mother, Theresa Burden Day of Covington; five sisters, Corrina Extrakamp and Tammy Engram both of Erlanger, Kentucky, Lucy Day of Elsmere, Kentucky and Dora Day and Nancy Trumble both of Covington; a brother, Euell Burden of Covington, and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his father, Euell Day Sr.; one sister, Janett Burden.
Services will be Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at 7 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, in Madison.
Visitation will be Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Steven Cunningham Remembrance Fund. Cards are available at the funeral homes.
Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com
Harold Dennis “Denny” Gross, 83, of Madison, Indiana, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, in the emergency room at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Indiana.
He was born in Carroll County, Kentucky Feb. 12, 1936, to Everett and Mina Mildred Westrick Gross Ditzler. He grew up in Kentucky and graduated from Milton High School in 1953 and later Cumberland College, where he earned a degree in psychology. He enlisted in the U.S. Army May 15, 1958, in Louisville, and achieved the rank of Specialist Four serving in the Quartermaster Supply Company. He was honorably discharged May 13, 1960, at Fort Sheridan, Illinois, receiving the Good Conduct Medal and the Marksman Rifle Badge. He then served in the Reserves until being discharged May 14, 1964. He was a maintenance/repairman for the Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation for 40 years and retired in 1997. The summer labor gang kids who worked at IKEC nicknamed him “Mr. Wonderful.” He was a member of Hanover Christian Church. He was good with his hands and created beautiful woodcrafts. In his earlier years, he enjoyed restoring old cars and attending drag races.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda Frances Taylor Gross, of Madison; three daughters, Elizabeth Munn of Indianapolis, Deanna Liter of Madison and Teresa Stucker of Hanover, Indiana; two sisters, Jean Price of Indianapolis and Kay Frances Parish of Hanover; a brother, Robert Lee Gross of Madison; and four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother and one brother, Everett Gross.
Funeral services will be Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison, Indiana. Interment will follow in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
A final salute will be conducted Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home, by Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion with full military honors to follow at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel in Madison.
Memorial contributions may be made to Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion or the American Heart Association. Cards are available at the funeral homes.
Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com
Rinda K. Oak, 72, of New Albany, Indiana, formerly of Madison, Indiana, died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, at the Nazareth Home Clifton in Louisville.
She was born Nov. 24, 1946, in Camp Hood, Texas, to Roy L. “Pete” Oak and Rita J. Simmons Oak. She loved movies, watching TV and reading James Patterson novels. She was a proud 1964 graduate of Shawe Memorial High School.
Father Christopher Craig will conduct graveside services at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at Springdale Cemetery in Madison with interment to follow.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Friends of Shawe and Pope John Schools. Contributions may be made at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel, which is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences, lytlewelty.com
Richard Pat Maiden, 83, of Glencoe, Kentucky, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at the Gallatin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Warsaw, Kentucky.
He was born Aug. 11, 1935, in English, Kentucky, to Stoy and Dora Patton Maiden. He was a member of the Glencoe Church of Christ. He was retired from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet as a highway resident engineer. He was a member of Tadmor Lodge No. 108, F. & A.M. in Warsaw, an avid coin collector, NASCAR and UK basketball fan and had served in the Army National Guard from Dec. 6, 1955 until Dec. 5, 1966.
He is survived by five daughters, Jackie Maiden Renfro of Owenton, Kentucky, Janet Gibson of Squiresville, Kentucky, Candy Osborne of Glencoe, Cindy Norris of Warsaw, and Pam Locke of New Liberty, Kentucky; three sons, Rodney Maiden of English, Pat O’Connor of Ghent, Kentucky; and Neal O’Connor of Sparta, Kentucky; 18 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Betty Jo Littrell Maiden.
Funeral services were Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Kentucky. Masonic rites were Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019 at the funeral home by members of the Tadmor Lodge No. 108, F. & A.M.
Burial was in the Glencoe Cemetery.
Online condolences, www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com .
Byrl Rae Harmon Westrick, 84, of Lockport, Kentucky, formerly of Milton, Kentucky, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at Baptist Health-La Grange in La Grange, Kentucky.
She was born Dec. 9, 1934, in Milton to Lloyd Lee and Mary Lee Foster Harmon. She grew up in Trimble County and attended school there and also grew up in the Union Grove Church. She attended Mt. Tabor Wesleyan Church after Union Grove Church closed. She enjoyed farm life, working in tobacco and helping area farmers. She had worked earlier in life as a local dispatcher for cab companies and at a restaurant in downtown Madison, Indiana. She also had held membership in the Eagles Lodge in Madison and the Milton Fire and Rescue Auxiliary. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, quilting, crocheting, the Game Show Network, her farm animals, antiques, canning, and drinking coffee throughout the day.
She is survived by one son, Garry M. Westrick of Lockport, Kentucky; one daughter, Ronda L. Westrick of Madison; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four brothers, Gayle Harmon of Vevay, Indiana, Keith Harmon of Bedford, Kentucky, Johnny Harmon of Milton, Kentucky, and Steve Harmon of Hamilton, Ohio; four sisters, Francis McFarland of Patriot, Indiana, Joy Romans of Vevay, Diane Hensley of Carrollton, Kentucky, Nadine McCane of Milton, and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her foster parents who raised her, Frank and Lethia Parson; her husband, Ronald C. Westrick; one daughter, Nancy C. Westrick Moore; five sisters, Virginia Pierce, Ernestine Harmon, Opal Harmon, Ruby Dale Harmon, and her twin sister, Myrl Faye Fox, and three brothers, Bobby Harmon, Dale Harmon, and Ernest Harmon.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at 11 a.m., at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment will follow in Moffett Cemetery in Milton, Kentucky.
Visitation will be Tuesday, Aug. 6, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Parkinson’s Disease. Cards are available at the funeral homes.
Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com
Mary Louise Sands Wohler, 94, of Austin, Indiana, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019 at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Indiana.
She was born Aug. 16, 1924 in Scottsburg, Indiana, to James A. and Maggie Guynn Sands. She graduated from Austin High School in 1941. She was a retired assistant manager and bookkeeper for the former Dimeco Variety Store in Scottsburg, where she had worked for 25 years. She had also been a cashier at the former Coonies Supermarket in Scottsburg and was very involved in the operation of the family dairy farm. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Scottsburg and a former member of the New Providence Baptist Church. She enjoyed all types of gardening, especially flower gardening, and was known for her collection of salt and pepper shakers.
Survivors include one daughter, JoElla Coots of Vincennes, Indiana; one son, Dwayne Wohler of Austin; one brother, Robert Lee “Bob” Sands of Bedford, Kentucky; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John A. Wohler, and three brothers, Kenneth, Marvin and Lester Sands.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at Collins Funeral Home with interment at the Scottsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be given in her memory to the New Providence Baptist Church c/o Collins Funeral Home.