Donna Jean (Armand) Day, 72, of Madison, passed away at 10:20 p.m. Sunday, April 28th, 2013, at Hanover Health and Rehab Center in Hanover.
She was born August 2nd, 1940, in Canaan, the loving daughter of the late Charles Andrew and Ethel Evelyn Earl Armand. She was a 1958 graduate of Central High School on Ryker's Ridge. She was employed as a teller with the Madison Bank and Trust Company and the First National Bank in downtown Madison. She had last worked as a secretary for Paul Key and Jim Craig and Madison Mobile Village.
She was united in marriage to Raymond Carl "Pete" Barnes on December 23rd, 1957. This union was blessed with a daughter Cindi. He preceded her in death.
She was later united in marriage to Arthur E. Archer and they enjoyed living in California, Florida and Louisiana. He passed away in 1995 after a lengthy illness.
She was united in marriage at the Ryker's Ridge Baptist Church on December 6th, 1997, to Tommy Day. They enjoyed music together and she would sing harmony in the Cool Country Band.
She found enjoyment in shopping, music, camping, singing, her daughter and grandchildren. She was a faithful member of the North Madison Christian Church and enjoyed membership in her card club and the Central High School Alumni Association.
Survivors include her loving husband, Tommy A. Day of Madison; her daughter, Cindi Barnes Martin Walker and companion Kevin Cope of Madison; her grandchildren, Jessica and Jacob of Madison; her great-grandchildren, MaKayla and Brandon, Jr., of Madison; her stepson, Anthony "A.J." Day and wife Helen of Jacksonville, Florida; her stepdaughters, Kelley Day and companion John Bliton of Madison, Jennifer Day of Louisville, Kentucky; her step-grandchildren, Zachary, Zayne, Zoie and Brittany; her step-great-grandchildren, Olivia, Kayla, Eli and Max; her two sisters, Virginias Grimes of Madison, Marilyn Volz and husband Ken of Madison; her three brothers, Ralph Armand and wife Ann of Madison, Dennis Armand and wife Nancy of Salem and Glenn Armand of Bossier City, Louisiana; her sister-in-law, Carol Smith Armand of North Vernon; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was also preceded in death by her stepson, Robert Allen "Bobby" Day; her brothers, Earl Leroy Armand, Kenneth Robert Armand and Larry Eugene Armand; and her sister, Fern Annabel Armand.
Funeral services will be conducted by Brother Bob Hicks at 6 p.m. today (Thursday, May 2nd) at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Graveside services will be conducted Friday, May 3rd, at 10 a.m. with burial in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery on Hall's Ridge near Canaan.
Friends may call from 4-6 p.m. today (Thursday, May 2nd) at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the North Madison Christian Church. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home's website at www.morgan-nay.com.
Lowell Ray Reynolds, 36, of Quercus Grove, passed away at 6:09 p.m. Saturday, April 27th, 2013, at Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg.
He was born December 1st, 1976, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the loving son of Oscar Lowel and Katherine "Kathy" (Fultz) Reynolds. He was raised in Switzerland County, where he was a 1995 graduate of Switzerland county High School. He was a former mechanic and maintenance employee at Artisan and Mechanical Company in Cincinnati. He was a former employee of Hilltop Basic Resources in Patriot, The Waters of Rising Sun and Belterra Casino resort and Spa in Florence. He resided since 1984 in Switzerland County. He attended Ivy Tech. He was a member of New Liberty Baptist Church near East enterprise. He will be remembered for his love of fishing and watching sports.
Survivors include his two sons, Charles Lowell Ray Reynolds of Quercus Grove and Tyler Christian Reynolds of Owenton, Kentucky; his two daughters, Samantha Nicole Reynolds and Faith Renae Reynolds, both of Quercus Grove; his mother, Katherine "Kathy" (Fultz) Reynolds of Quercus Grove; his maternal grandmother, Helen Fultz of Middletown, Ohio; his two brothers, Gary Reynolds and wife Tina of Quercus Grove and Nathan Reynolds of London, Kentucky; his sister, Teresa Gabbard and husband Don of Oxford, Ohio; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his father, Oscar Lowel Reynolds; his brother, David Reynolds; his grandparents, Charles Hughes and Ora Mae Reynolds; and his grandfather, Porter Ray Fultz.
Funeral services will be conducted by Reverend Tim Renner at 11 a.m. Friday, May 3rd, at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in New Liberty Cemetery near East Enterprise.
Friends may call from 5-8 .m. today (Thursday, May 2nd) at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lowell Ray Reynolds Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home's website at www.haskellandmorrison.com.
Billy Ackman, Sr.
Billy Ray Ackman, Sr., 71, of Rising Sun, passed away at 9 p.m. Thursday, April 25th, 2013, at Hospice of Cincinnati-Blue Ash.
He was born in Williamstown, Kentucky, on January 18th, 1942, the loving son of the late Lou and Juanita (Savage) Ackman. He graduated from Central High School in Cincinnati. He worked as a truck driver for Lennox Trucking in Cincinnati. He enjoyed riding motorcycles, working on cars and gardening.
In 1980, he married Edna Linda (Brandhorst) Ackman, who passed away January 2nd, 2012.
He is survived by his nine daughters, Renee´ Ackman of Cincinnati, Farrah Ritchie of Sommerset, Kentucky, Beverly (Rob) McGlasson of Cincinnati, Nickie (David) Hampton of Cincinnati, Gloria Ackman of Louisville, Kentucky, Juanita Ackman of Cincinnati, Melissa Ackman of Middletown, Ohio, Deborah Ackman of Newport, Kentucky, and Vicki Ackman of Dayton, Ohio; her six sons, James Ackman of Rising sun, Michael (Laura) Ackman of Rising Sun, Grant (Jennifer) Ackman of Cincinnati, Billy Ray (Marie) Ackman, Jr., of New Trenton, Indiana, Donald Ackman of Cincinnati and Rickie Ackman of Hebron, Kentucky; 38 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; his two brothers, JD Ackman of Dayton, Ohio, and Harold Ackman of California; and his three sisters, Linda of Florida, Nancy of Dayton, Ohio and Betty of Cincinnati.
He was also preceded in death by his sister, Lillie.
Funeral services were conducted by Reverend Robert Ponder Monday, April 29th, at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun. Interment was in Arlington Cemetery in Cincinnati. The family has requested donations to the Ohio County Animal Shelter.