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Jerry Lewis II

Jerry Arthur Lewis, II., age 21, of Vevay and Sacramento, California, passed away at 7:39 a.m. on Saturday, May 20th, 2017, in Vevay.

Jerry entered this life on June 14th, 1995, in Clearlake, California, the loving son of Lloyd Sterling Lewis and Sherri Smith. He was raised in Vevay, where he attended Switzerland County High School. Jerry resided in the Sacramento, California and Vevay communities. Jerry enjoyed traveling and football and was always the life of the party. He will be deeply missed by his loving family and abundance of friends.

Jerry will be dearly missed by his son: Dezmond of Sacramento, California; by his mother: Sherri Smith of Vevay; by his father: Lloyd Sterling Lewis of Clearlake, California; by his grandmother: Shirley Stewart of Vevay; by his sisters: Tasha Talley and her fiancé: Justin Anderson of Brookings, Oregon, Chelsea Lewis of California, and Seairra Lewis of California; by his brothers: Levi Lewis of Corning, California and Ryan Lewis of California; by his nieces and nephews: Kaelyn, Ashlynn, Jayson and Logan; his aunts and uncles: Lisa Boatman and her husband: Chad of Florence; Mitchell Dixon and his companion: Christina Cooley of Vevay; Bobby Dixon and his wife: Keri of Oregon; Doug Lewis of Corning, California; and Rick Lewis of California; and his several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Phillip Stewart.

A Celebration of Jerry's Life will be held on Saturday, June 3rd, 2017, from 3-5 p.m. at the Paul W. Ogle Park, 100 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jerry Arthur Lewis, II. Memorial Fund, c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Cards are available at the funeral home.





Charlie Tingle

Larry Carlysle "Charlie" Tingle, age 53, of Vevay, passed away at 7:39 a.m. on Saturday, May 20th, 2017, at his residence.

Charlie entered this life on August 2nd, 1963, in Madison, the loving son of Charles Larry and Shirley Fay (Harlow) Tingle. He was raised in Vevay, where he attended Switzerland County High School.

Charlie was employed for Millwright in Latham, New York for six years, where he rebuilt turbines and generators. He was also employed for the U.S. Shoe Factory in Vevay, for 15 years as a toe laster. He was also employed for Randall-Textron as a fork lift operator for five years; and in his early life he worked in farming.

Charlie enjoyed riding motorcycles, tinkering on cars and spending time with his grandchildren. He resided in the Vevay community all of his life. Charlie will be deeply missed by his loving family and friends.

Charlie will be dearly missed by his daughters: Jessica Leap and her husband: Harley of Madison and Michelle Tingle of Madison; by his son: Isaiah Tingle of Vevay; by his grandchildren: Katelynn, Destiny, Bryson, McKayla, Hanna and Kolton; his mother: Shirley Fay (Harlow) Tingle of Vevay, IN; his father and step-mother: Charles Larry and Barbara Tingle of Versailles, IN; his brothers: Lonnie Tingle of Lawrenceburg, Indiana and Jeff Tingle of Vevay; and his nephews: Logan Tingle and Cory Brophy.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents: William and Lucinda Harlow; his paternal grandparents: Gilbert and Leona Tingle; and his grandson: Dylan Jennings.

Memorial services will be conducted on Friday, May 26th, 2017, at 1 p.m., by Brother Anthony Wilks at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Friends may call from noon until the time of the service on Friday, May 26th, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Isaiah Tingle Education Fund, c/o Shirley Tingle. Cards are available at the funeral home.





Michael Brennan

Michael (Mickey) Lee Brennan, 74, of Florence, passed away on Sunday, May 14th, 2017.

He was born on August 25th, 1942 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He served as a member of the United States Navy. He worked for Young and Berke before retiring from Forte Industries.

He is survived by his daughters: Deborah Brennan of Cincinnati, Ohio; Michelle Bedford of Alexandria, Kentucky; and Trisha Bodenstien and her husband Scott of Cincinnati, Ohio; by his grandchildren: Ashley and Joseph Bedford; and brothers: Thomas Brennan (Cindy), Timothy Brennan (Trudy), Malcolm Brennan (Paula); and David Brennan (Rella); and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Malcolm and Lucille (Henry) Brennan; and his brother Dennis Brennan (Diane).

  Friends may join the family for a Memorial Service at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North in Williamstown, Kentucky, on Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 at 2 p.m.   

Contributions may be made to the Vitas Community Connection.





Keith Black

Keith Edward Black, age 61, of Florence, passed away at 8:51 a.m. on Monday, May 22nd, 2017, at the Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton, Kentucky.

Keith entered this life on December 10th, 1955, in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, the loving son of the late Joseph E. and Mabel (Jemmell) Black. He was inducted into the Unites States Army and was honorably discharged.

Keith was employed for Lester Painting in Greenwood, Indiana, for 20 years. He was a member of the Rising Sun American Legion Post #59. Keith enjoyed living life, fishing, camping and spending time with his family and friends.

Keith will be dearly missed by his loving companion of seven years: Roberta "Bertie" Moore of Florence; his son: Keith Black, II. and his wife: Nicole of Fairland, Indiana; his daughter: Gerri Jean Covington of Vevay; his grandchildren: Tyler, Bella, Kohen, Kendall, Alyssa and Jordan; and his great-granddaughter: McKinley.

He will also be greatly missed by his brothers: Kenny Black and his wife: Debbie of Cincinnati, Ohio and Butch Black and his wife: Eileen of Florence, Kentucky; by his sister: Faye Hebel of Cincinnati, Ohio; by his special nephew: Steve Black of Charleston, South Carolina; and his several other nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Joseph E. and Mabel (Jemmell) Black; by his sister: Melba Younger; and his brothers: Harvey Black and Ritchie Joseph.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, May 26th, 2017, at 6 p.m., at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Friends may call from 4-6 p.m. on Friday, May 26th, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Keith Edward Black Memorial Fund, c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home.





Ricky Eglian

Ricky Dewayne Eglian, 41, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 in Aurora.

He was born on March 25th, 1976 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, the son of the late Karen Eglian.

Ricky ran a Tree Service. He attended Church on Fire. He loved to be outdoors, enjoyed camping, dirt bike riding, and any ATV sports. He played football in high school and was a fan of MMA.

Ricky is survived by his siblings: Melissa (Greg Dunning) Eglian of Vevay and Dawn (late Randy Fultz) Eglian of Aurora, Indiana; by his sister-in-law, Jeanie Phillips; his girlfriend, Carrie Schultz of Lawrenceburg, Indiana; nieces and nephews: Kyler Eglian, Jake Batchelor, Brean Fultz, Jonny Thompson, Charlie Fultz, Presley Eglian, Tanner Fultz and Madalynn Dunning; and by his father, Rick Eglian.

He was preceded in death by mother, Karen Eglian; his step-father, Rick Marksberry; and his brother, Mike Eglian.

Friends are invited to pay their respects to the family on Friday, May 26th, 2017, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, 219 Mechanic Street, Aurora, Indiana.

Services will be held at the funeral home at 2 p.m., with  Pastor Greg Howard officiating. Interment will follow in the Gibson Cemetery, Bright, Indiana.

Contributions may be made to the funeral expenses. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.





Walter Lee Fugate

Walter Lee Fugate, 10 week old son of Walter III and Missy Ballard Fugate of Holton, Indiana, passed away on Friday, May 12th, 2017 at his home.

Walter Lee was born at the Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg on February 27th, 2017.

Besides his parents, he is also survived by his sisters: Alexis and Zoey at home; by his paternal grandparents: Walter Jr. and Dawn Fugate of Dayton, Ohio; by his maternal grandmother Cindy Ballard of Bennington; his paternal great-grandmothers: Janice West of Batesville and Mary Fugate of Dayton, Ohio; and his maternal great-grandmother: Melva Sipple of Bright.

Also surviving are Walter Lee's aunts and uncles: Latasha Whipple of Vevay; Amanda Whipple and Harold Ballard of Bennington; Mindy Campbell of Dillsboro; Glen Fugate of Branchville; Kim Fugate of Lawrenceburg; Megan Fugate of Dayton, Ohio; and Zachariah Fugate of Versailles.

A celebration of Walter Lee's life was held on Wednesday, May 17th at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles, with Pastor Curtis Black of the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Olean officiating.

Visitation was held beginning at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17th, until time of services.

Memorials may be given to the donor's choice.





Rebecca Robinson

Rebecca Susan Robinson, 70, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away on Friday, May 19th, 2017 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Rebecca was born in Phoenix, Arizona on April 22nd, 1947, the daughter of the late Dollie L. (Joy) and Ivan David Moore. She was a graduate of Independence Bible High School in Independence, Kansas.

Rebecca became a LPN through Good Samaritan Hospital, and attended Northern Kentucky University to obtain her RN degree. Rebecca worked as a Registered Nurse at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati. She also had worked for the Drake Center and in home health care in the area. Rebecca also worked at the Vevay Shoe Factory before becoming a nurse. Nursing and taking care of others was Rebecca's life, she also enjoyed crocheting and gardening.

Rebecca is survived by a son: David Robinson of Aurora, Indiana; by three brothers: Malcolm Moore of Fairfield, Ohio; Clinton Moore of Gila Bend, Arizona; and Ennis Moore of Elk City, Kansas.

Rebecca was preceded in death by her parents; by brothers: David, Danny and Michael Moore; and by sisters: Barbara Jo Moore, Sarah Moore and Nancy Koller.

Graveside services were held on Tuesday, May 23rd at the Rising Sun New Cemetery in Rising Sun. Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun is serving the family.





Marvin Covington

Marvin Gerald Covington, Jr., age 57, of Hanover, Indiana, passed away at 12:55 a.m. on Friday, May 19th, 2017, at the King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison, Indiana.

Marvin entered this life on January 11th, 1960, in Madison, the loving son of the late Marvin Gerald, Sr. and Marjorie Rose (Little) Covington. He was a 1978 graduate of the Switzerland County High School. He attended college at Indiana State and the University of Kentucky.

He moved to Anaheim, California to open a store for Domino's Pizza. He ended his career owning and managing a Domino's in Oxford, Ohio. Due to illness he sold this store in 2011. He was a lifelong Indiana University and Cincinnati Reds fan. He attended many Reds games with his family and friends. During his free time he traveled to baseball parks across the country, visiting 47 states in his travels.

He was a member of the Sons of the Vevay American Legion Post #185.

Marvin will be dearly missed by his sisters: Mary Johnson and her husband: Steve of Vevay; Peggy Hammons of Madison; Becky McGlinchey and her husband: Ron of Gulfport, Mississippi; and Dorothea Swan and her husband: Jim of Union, Kentucky; by his brother: Ron Covington and his wife: Renea of Elkhart, Indiana; and his numerous nieces, nephews and good friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Marvin G. Covington, Sr. and Louise Covington and Marjorie Rose (Little) Covington; by his maternal grandparents: Herbert and Leona (Ryker) Little; and his paternal grandparents: Broadus Covington and Dorothea Stewart.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 24th, 2017, by Reverend Mike Jones and Reverend Wayne Daugherty, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Interment followed in the Vevay Cemetery.

Friends were invited to call on the family on Tuesday, May 23rd, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sons of the Vevay American Legion Post #185 or charity of the Donor's Choice. Cards are available at the funeral home.





Denny Carrigan

Dennis Earl "Denny" Carrigan, 64, of Rising Sun, passed away peacefully at his residence at 5:06 a.m. on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017.

Denny was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on November 5th, 1952, the son of the late Dorothy Ann (Adams) and Howard Dale Carrigan. He was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, Class of 1970. Denny did his undergraduate work at Ball State University and earned his Masters Degree from the University of Dayton.

He proudly served his country in the United States Army, and was a member of the Rising Sun American Legion Post #59.

Denny was the husband of Beverly (McCardle) Carrigan. On July 12th, 1974, they were married at the Aurora Methodist Church. Denny and Bev were married nearly 43 years until his passing.

Denny worked as a science teacher at the Ohio County Middle School for 26 1/2 years. He also coached cross country, basketball and track. Denny also worked for the U.S. Postal Service and Fernald before teaching. He was a member of the Rising Sun Church of Christ.

In addition to his wife Beverly, Denny is survived by two daughters: Molly Martin (Jeremy), of Rising Sun, and Abby Friend (Ryan), of Aberdeen, Indiana; by three sons: Toby Carrigan (Raimi), of Florence, Kentucky; C.J. Carrigan, of Aberdeen, Indiana; and Joe Carrigan (Jordan Thomas), of Lawrenceburg, Indiana; and by his grandchildren: Lucy Carrigan, Dylan Martin, Gracie Carrigan, Griggs Carrigan, Damon Carrigan and Carrigan Friend. He is also survived by a sister, Sandy Dugle (Chuck), of Rising Sun.

A memorial service for Denny will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 26th at the Rising Sun High School Gym. Visitation will be Friday from 5-7 p.m. at the Rising Sun High School Gym.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Denny Carrigan Scholarship Fund, with checks payable to OCCF (Ohio County Community Foundation).

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





Evelina Coker-Brown

Evelina Coker-Brown, age 76, of near Moorefield, passed away at 5:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 21st, 2017, at the University of Cincinnati Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Evelina entered this life on January 8th, 1941, in Madison, Indiana, the loving daughter of the late Dale Franklin Coker and Grace Elizabeth (McFarland) Coker-Carpenter. She was raised in Switzerland County, where she was a 1959 graduate of the Vevay High School. She earned both her teaching and law degrees from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.

Evelina was united in marriage on December 26th, 1959, at the Switzerland Baptist Church in Vevay, to Lawrence "Doc" Brown, and to this union arrived a son, Andy to bless their home. Evelina and Doc shared nearly 58 years of marriage together until her death.

Evelina taught high school in Marion County, Indiana for 22 years. She later practiced law for 25 years as a Deputy Prosecutor in Versailles, Indiana; and private practice in Vevay.

She resided most of her life in the Switzerland County community. She was a Rainbow Girl, junior division of the Eastern Star; and a former member of the Vevay Tri-Kappa. Evelina enjoyed gardening, cooking, playing cards, entertaining, talking and spending time with her family and friends.

Evelina will be dearly missed by her loving husband of nearly 58 years: Lawrence "Doc" Brown of near Moorefield; her son: Andy Brown of Indianapolis, Indiana; by her sisters-in-law: Phyllis Stafford and her husband: John of Vevay; and Linda Brown-Pettit of Shelbyville, Indiana; and her brother-in-law: Harold Eugene Brown and his wife: Nancy of Milton, Massachusetts.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Dale Franklin Coker and Grace Elizabeth (McFarland) Coker-Carpenter; and her sister: Joan Coker-Cross.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 25th, 2017, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana, 47043.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Switzerland County Emergency Response, Jeff Craig Volunteer Fire Department or Moorefield Volunteer Fire Department. Cards are available at the funeral home.





Laura Carter

Laura Sue Carter, 29, of Rising Sun, passed away at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 at her residence.

Laura was born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, on October 9th, 1987, the daughter of Patricia Kay (Koons) and Robert Dean Carter, of Rising Sun.

Laura grew up in Ohio County was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, Class of 2006. She was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ. Laura enjoyed reading, watching movies and spending time with her family and friends.

Laura is survived by her parents: Bob and Patty Carter of Rising Sun; by a sister, Marty Chilelli and husband Nick, of Mt. Orab, Ohio; by a brother, Joe Carter, of Rising Sun; and by many other family members and friends.

At this time services are pending. A memorial service for Laura will be held at a later date. The funeral home will post this information when it becomes available. Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun is serving the family.





Howard Bragg

Howard M. Bragg, age 91, of Vevay, passed away at 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017, at his residence.

Howard entered this life on January 18th, 1926, in Marion County, Indiana, the loving son of the late Russell and Elsie (Dagenhart) Bragg. He was raised in New Augusta, Indiana and was a 1943 graduate of the Pike High School in Marion County, Indiana; and attended Hanover College where he played basketball. He later attended the State Police Academy in Plainfield, Indiana.

Howard was inducted into the United States Air Force, serving during World War II and was honorably discharged.

Howard was united in marriage on August 5th, 1962, in Lebanon, Indiana, to Reva J. Harris and to this union arrived two sons: Russ and Randy; and two daughters: Debra and Jamie; to bless their home. Howard and Reva shared nearly 55 years of marriage together until his death.

Howard was a former State Trooper for the Indiana State Police for six years. He owned and operated Bragg's Carpet Business in Zionsville, Indiana, from 1957 to 1960; and in Lebanon, Indiana, from 1960 to 1977. Howard was a volunteer Fireman for the Zionsville Fire Department from 1957 to 1960. He later moved to the Switzerland County community where he was in business from 1977 to 1992.

Howard was employed for the Switzerland County School Corporation, where he worked in maintenance and was a school bus driver from 2000 to 2011. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club of Vevay; the Vevay American Legion Post #185; the Vevay VFW Post #5396; and the Markland Baptist Church.

Howard will be deeply missed by his loving family and friends.

Howard will be dearly missed by his loving wife of nearly 55 years: Reva J. (Harris) Bragg of Vevay; his sons: Russ Bragg and his wife: Jeanne of Vevay and Glen "Randy" Bragg and his wife: Sheila of Lebanon, Indiana; his daughters: Debra Adams and her husband: Robert of Lebanon, Indiana and Jamie Bragg of Lebanon, Indiana; his grandchildren: Chad Bragg, Amber Smith, Cassie Bragg, Kyle Biesecker, Ashley Christian, Rorie Wood, Ryan Wood, Brittany Bragg, Bethany Armstrong, and Brennan Bragg; his great-grandchildren: Kaley, Marisa, Emma, Mason, Elisabeth, Olivia, Adeline, Harper and Lily.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Russell and Elsie (Dagenhart) Bragg; by his twin brother: Harold Bragg; and his other brothers: Robert and Roy Lee Bragg.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, June 1st, 2017, at 1 p.m., by Pastor Patrick Lanman, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana, 47043. Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery.

Friends may call 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31st, 2017, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Juvenile Diabetes. Cards are available at the funeral home.





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