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7/18/2013 3:00:00 PM
Obituaries 7-18-13

Millie Coy

Mildred "Millie" (Newton) Coy, 90, of Vevay, passed away at 6:20 a.m. Sunday, July 14th, 2013, a Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.

She was born September 14th, 1922, in Orange County, Indiana, the loving daughter of the late Fredrick C. and Gladys (Henson) Newton. She was raised in French Lick, Indiana, until the age of 12 when her family moved to Vevay where she graduated in 1940 at Vevay High School. In 1941, she attended the Indiana Business College for one year.

She was united in marriage on August 24th, 1957, in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, to the late William Russell Coy. Unto this union one daughter and one son arrived to bless their home. They shared nearly 15 years of marriage together until his death on April 19th, 1972.

She was formerly Switzerland County Treasurer and was employed in the Switzerland county Auditor's office in Vevay. She was employed as a bookkeeper and automotive sales consultant at the Buick Garage for John Middleton in 1972 and was a bookkeeper at Slawson Garage. She was employed at U.S. Shoe Corporation in Vevay and at the Charlestown Powder Plant as a bore sighter.

She was a member of the Switzerland county Democratic Party, the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post 185 and Vevay VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 5396. She was also a member of the French Lick United Methodist Church in French Lick. She will be remembered for her love of playing cards, especially euchre, watching sports on television, but most of all, watching her grandchildren play, reading two newspapers daily and reading political books. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and aunt.

Survivors include her daughter, Gail Ann Clements of Fairfield, Ohio; her son, W. Greg Coy and wife Barb of Vevay; her four grandchildren, Allison Clements-Dumford and husband Ben of Columbus, Ohio, Derrick Coy and wife Kelli of Evansville, Devin Coy of Vevay, and Erika Coy of Vevay; her three great-grandchildren, Hayley Coy, Hannah Coy and Eli Dumford; her two nieces, Margaret Taylor and Cindy Newton; and her three nephews, Paul Newton, David Newton and Dale Newton.

Besides her parents and her husband, she was also preceded in death by her two brothers, Richard Newton and Henry Newton; and her nephew, Fred Newton.

Graveside services will be conducted by Reverend Ronald Sandidge at 1 p.m. Friday, July 19th, with burial in Vevay Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to service time Friday at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Veay. Memorial contributions may be made to the Vevay American Legion Post 185 or Vevay VFW Post 5396 Relief Funds. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home's websie at www.haskellandmorrison.com.



Elbert Armstrong

Elbert Leon "Andy" Armstrong, 86, of Vevay, passed away at 4:25 p.m. Friday, July 12th, 2013, at the King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison.

He was born February 17th, 1927, on Parks Ridge on his farm in Vevay, the son of the late Galin and Edna Estella (Holder) Armstrong. He was raised in Switzerland County where he was a 1945 graduate of Vevay High Shool.

He was inducted into the U.S. Army on June 22nd, 1945, in Indianapolis, serving during World War II, rising to the rank of Private First Class. He received the World War II Victorty Medal and he Army of Occupation Medal Germany. He was honorably discharged on February 17th, 1947, in Fort Sheridan, Illiinois.

He was united in marriage on November 6th, 1949, at the Indian-Kentuck Baptist Church in Canaan, to Marilyn Lucille Risk. Unto this union one son and one daughter arrived to bless their home.

He farmed all of his life with his wife Marilyn, raising Black Angus cattle on the Armstrong Farm that has been in his family for over 100 years in Switzerland County. He retired as a welder and scale builder at Envirex-US Filter in Madison from 1960-1982, retiring afer 23 years of service. Andy and Marilyn resided all of their lives in Switzeralnd County. He will be remembered for his love of tinkering and welding.

Survivors include his wife of nearly 64 years, Marilyn Lucille (Risk) Armsrong of Vevay; his son, William Galin Armsrrong and wife June of Muncie; his daughter, Betty Mason and husband James of San Jose, California; his four grandchildrren, Christopher Armstrong, Carl Buck and husband Nathan, James Mason and wife Lauren, and Daniel Mason and fiance´e Victoria; his two great-grandsons, Carson Millspaugh and Dane Cooper Buck; and his great-granddaughter, Claire Alexandra Mason.

Funeral services, officiated by Pastor KC Banta, will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 18th, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay, followed by military rites conducted by the Honor Guard of Vevay American Legion Post 185 and Vevay VFW Post 5396 at the funeral home.

Interment will be in Pleasant Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to Muscular Dystrophy. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home's website at www.haskellandmorrison.com.



Dr. Roy Eaglin

Dr. Roy D. Eaglin, 67, of Hanover, passed away at 10:58 p.m. Saturday, July 13th, 2013, at his residence.

He was born August 21st, 1945, in Madison, the loving son of the late Jack M. and Laura Maxine Sherman Eaglin. He was a 1963 graduate of Shawe Memorial High School. He was inducted into the U.S. Navy on June 14th, 1963, in Madison, and rose o the rank of Airman during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged on June 13th, 1969, at Bainbridge, Maryland, receiving the National Defense Service Medal. He worked for a short period of time at the Jefferson Proving Ground in Madison.

He was united in marriage to Mary Ann Passafiume on September 2nd, 1968, in Louisville, Kentucky. This union was blessed with two daughters, Nina and Anna.

He was a 1971 graduate of Indiana University in Bloomington with an undergraduate in psychology and minor in pharmacology. He graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 1976. Dr. Eaglin opened Roy D. Eaglin D.M.D. Family Dentistry in Warsaw, Kentucky, in 1976 and operated that practice until 1989. In 1985 he bought the practice of Dr. Combs at 411 Clifty Drive in Madison and operated the practice until his death with cancer.

He was very involved in politics and served on the Jefferson County Election Board for 12 years and had served as president. He also served on the Shawe and Pope John School Board for several years. He was a member of the Madison Elks Club No. 524; the old Madison Country Club; I.U. Alumni; Prince of Peace Catholic Church and American Dental Association. He enjoyed golf, painting, horse racing, running, hiking, tennis and was an avid I.U. fan.

Survivors include his fiance´e, Peggy O'Dell of Hanover; his two daughters, Nina Eaglin Alcorn and husband David of Madison and Anna Eaglin and partner Erika Klosterhoff of Columbus, Ohio; his grandchildren, Luca and Jude Alcorn; his six brothers, Wade Eaglin and wife Sue of North Vernon, Fred Eaglin and companion Jeanie of Evansville, Vince Eaglin and wife Shannon of Madison, Karl Eaglin and wife Sharon of Madison, Monte Eaglin and wife Tina of Canaan, and Myron Eaglin and wife Kim of Madison; his four sisters, Linda Lohrig and husband Jim of Madison, Patricia Wullenweber and husband, Clarence, Jr., of Commiskey, Marcella Brierly and husband Bill of Madison, and Marilyn Imel and husband Rick of Madison; numerous nieces, nephew, cousins and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Laura Maxine Sherman Eaglin on April 21st, 1996; his father, Jack M. Eaglin on December 2nd, 2005; his niece, Karen Lynn Eaglin on February 25th, 2009; his nephews, Anthony "Tony" Eaglin on April 30th, 2004, and Lance Berry on April 19th, 2008.

Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 19th, at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in downtown Madison, officiated by Father Christopher Craig. Interment will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison with full military honors conducted by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. today (Thursday, July 18th) and Friday from 9 -10:30 at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. The Rosary will be prayed Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of Shawe and Pope John or to Liver Cancer Research. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home's website at www.morgan-nay.com.



Eva Eades

Eva Flint Eades, 81, of Canaan, passed away at 6:45 a.m. Saturday, July 13th, 2013, at The Waters of Clifty Falls in Madison.

She was born November 13th, 1931, in Jefferson County, the loving daughter of the late Earl L. and Ruth Rea Flint. She was raised in Jefferson County and was a graduate of Central High School on Ryker's Ridge.

She was united in marriage February 14th, 1954, at the Indian-Kentuck Baptist Church to Harry Robert Eades. This happy union was blessed with two daughters, Karen and Linda. He passed away August 25th, 1997.

She spent most of her life in Canaan, raising her family and devoting much time to her community and her church. She worked as a teacher's aide and cook at the former Canaan Elementary School, retiring in 1976. She was a faithful member of the Indian-Kentuck Baptist Church and had served on the pastoral relations committee for many years. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, adoring grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved gospel music and being with her family. After the death of her husband she remained in Canaan until her health forced her to move to Madison and reside at The Waters of Clifty Falls.

Survivors include her loving daughters, Karen Harden Todd and husband Mark of Bedford, Kentucky and Linda Daubenspeck and husband Larry of Rushville; her grandchildren, Danny Harden and wife Barbara, Jimmy Harden and wife Amanda, Michael Daubenspeck and wife Ashley, Joseph Daubenspeck, Sarah Daubenspeck, Mark odd, Jr., and Kristen Todd Schreiner and husband Ray; her great-grandchildren, Damon, William, McKinley, Keenan, Rylan, ,Roxie Jo, Mason and Lucas; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was also preceded in death by her sister, Norma Baker on August 10th, 2000; her son-in-law, the Reverend Ricky E. Harden on June 19th, 1995; and her granddaughter, Laura Ruth Daubenspeck on July 10th, 1991.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, July 20th, at 11 a.m. at Indian-Kentuck Baptist Church near Canaan, with Reverends Ed Roberts and Darrell James officiating. Interment will be in Canaan Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday, July 19th, at the Morgan-Nay Funeral Centre in Madison and Saturday from 9 a.m. until service time at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Indian-Kentuck Baptist Church or Canaan Cemetery Association. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home's website at www.morgan-nay.com.



Margaret Bondurant

Margaret Eloise Bondurant, 89, formerly of Rising Sun, passed away July 16th, 2013, at Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.

She was born in Ohio County on March 25th, 1924, the daughter of Jesse Dean and Kate (Sedam) Liggett. She was a homemaker and was a member of Rising Sun Church of Christ.

On March 21st, 1942, she married Charles William Bondurant, who passed away January 1st, 1987.

Survivors include her son, Jerry Bondurant and wife Barbara of Aurora; her two daughters, Toni York and husband Jack of Vevay and Shirlee Smith of Rising Sun; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held today (Thursday, July 18th) at 1 p.m. at Humphrey-Taylor-Detmer Funeral Home in Rising Sun with Brother Tommy Johnson officiating. Burial will be in the Rising Sun Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until service time today. Memorial donations may be made to Aberdeen United Methodist Church or Rising Sun Life Squad.



Donna Wood

Donna Owen Wood, 70, of Hanover, passed sway at 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 12th, 2013, at Scott Villa Health and Rehab in Scottsburg.

She was born October 13th, 1942, in Madison, the loving daughter of the late John William Owen and Corabell Sedam Owen Chambers. She resided in Jefferson County all her life and was a 1961 graduate of Southwestern High School.

She was united in marriage on June 1st, 1963, at the Hanover Baptist church to Paul E. "Woody" Wood. This happy union was blessed with four daughters and one son. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, sister and great-grandmother. She had worked for CVS Pharmacy; as a house mother of Phi Gamma Delta; Pope John PreSchool; and the Madison Jefferson County Youth Shelter. She had owned and operated the Mainstreet Antique Mall and Old Fashion Soda Fountain. She also owned and operated the Like New Consignment Shop. She had been a longtime member of the Madison Assembly of God Church. She enjoyed cooking, yard sales, collecting, shopping, socializing, playing bingo and auctions.

Survivors include her two daughters, Tammy Gross and husband Doug of Hanover and Denise Boles and husband Fred of Lexington, Indiana; her son, Kevin Wood and wife Christina of Hanover; her son-in-law, Steven Brown of Minot, North Dakota; her grandchildren, Scott, Holly, Felicia, Abby, Stevie, Andrew, Sam, Aliza, Bridgett, Laura, and Trevor; her great-grandhildren, Charity, Trenton, Chloe, Conner, Keegan, Michael, Landon, and Blake; her four brothers, Ernie Owen of Lexington, Indiana, Bill Owen and wife Marilyn of Madison, Paul Randall and wife Avanell of Hanover and Melvin Randall and wife Debbie of Madison; her three sisters, Jan Bird and husband Paul of Madison, Nancy Simmons of Madison, and Wanda Jackson of Hanover; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was also preceded in death by her daughters, Pamela Jean Wood on November 2nd, 1965, and Paula Lynn Wood Brown on May 3rd, 2009; her brother, Robert "Duke" Randall; and her sisters, Glenna Skirvin, Linda Gray, and Roberta "Berdie" Rousch.

Funeral services were conducted by Reverend Mike LaFountain Wednesday, July 17th, at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment was in Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison. Memorial contributions may be made to the Donna Wood Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home's website at www.morgan-nay.com.



Mary Lue Klopp

Mary Lue Leming Klopp, 86, of Madison, passed away at 3:45 p.m. Friday, July 12th, 2013, at the King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison.

She was born April 30th, 1927, in Jonesville, Kentucky, the loving daughter of the late O'Dell and Laura (Theobold) Leming. She resided her early life in Kentucky, moving to Jefferson County at the age of 13. She was a 1946 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School.

She was united in marriage on November 2nd, 1946, in Madison, by Reverend Gronseth to Edward Earl Klopp. This happy marriage of 60 years was blessed with three daughters, Tanya, Tara and Elyse.

She was employed early in life with Meyer Manufacturing in Madison. She later worked as an instructional assistant with Madison Consolidated School Systems, retiring after 20 years of service.

They were faithful members of Calvary Baptist Church as long as their health permitted. She enjoyed playing cards, cooking, being with friends and family and dearly loved music. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandma and sister.

Survivors include her three daughters, Tanya Kelley and husband John of Hanover, Tara Hamilton and husband John of Madison, and Elyse Taylor and husband Ronnie of Madison; her grandchildren, Brent Hamilton and wife Ashleigh and Alicia Hamilton PanKonie and husband Matt; her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Frank L. "Dickie" Klopp of Madison, Helen "Muffet" Lindsay of Louisville, Kentucky, Nell Gaye "Brownie" Rippe of Madison, Kathleen Chambers of Madison, Elyse and Wayne Detmer of Madison, and Judy and Shafe Boles of Madison; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Edward Earl Klopp on January 10th, 2006; and her sisters, Evelyn Drewry, Dolly Stoffer and Sue Mayfield.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 16th, by Reverend J.D. Traylor at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment was in Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison. Memorial contributions may be made to Relay for Life. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home's website at www.morgan-nay.com.



Earl O'Day

Earl Edwin O'Day, 93, of Rising Sun, passed away at 2:25 p.m. Tuesday, July 16th, 2013, a Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg.

He was born January 31st, 1920, in Switzerland County to the late Everett C. and Hazel (Rayls) O'Day. He was raised in Switzerland County where he attended school. He was inducted into the U.S.. Navy on May 9th, 1944, in Indianapolis, rising to the rank of Motor Machinist Mate 3rd Class, serving during World War II. He received the Asiatic Pacific Area Ribbon, American Area Ribbon and World War II Victory Medal. He was honorably discharged on January 14th, 1946, in Great Lakes, Illinois.

He was united in marriage on September 5th, 1984, in Verona, Kentucky, to Leitha Mae Busse. They resided the past 25 years in Rising Sun. They shared nearly 29 years of marriage together until his death.

He retired after 30 years of service as an operator for Seagram's Distillery in Lawrenceburg. He owned and operated O'Day Excavating in Lawrenceburg for 10 years. He was a member of the Rising Sun American Legion Post 59 and Lawrenceburg Eagles. He will be remembered for his love of restoring antique cars an enjoying his motorcycle. He was a beloved husband, father and grandfather.

Survivors include his wife of nearly 29 years, Leitha Mae (Busse) O'Day of Rising Sun; his son, Jerry O'Day and wife Pauline of Spring Hill, Florida; his stepson, Bret Martin and wife Barbara of Lawrenceburg; his two stepdaughters, Renee Cole and husband David of rising Sun and Ynez Taylor of Rising Sun; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; his half sister, Jean Adkins of Versailles; and several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by his stepmother, Juanita O'Day.

Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday, July 23rd, at 11 a.m. by Reverend Ronald Sandidge with burial in Vevay Cemetery. Full military rites will be conducted by the Honor Guard of the Rising Sun American Legion Post 59 at the cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Church of Christ in Rising Sun. Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home of Vevay is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home's website at www.haskellandmorrison.com.





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