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Obituaries

  • Caren Sue Rowlett, 55

    ORLEANS, Ind. – Caren Sue Rowlett, 55, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany, Ind.

    A graveside service was  Wed. Dec. 31, with Brother Tom Bostic officiating. Burial was in the Liberty Christian Church Cemetery on Liberty Road in Orleans, Ind.

    Mrs. Rowlett was born Aug. 3, 1953 to the late Hobart and Gertrude (Casey) McCoskey in Washington County, Ind.

    She was a homemaker.

  • Mary Alice Oliver, 72

    CARROLLTON, Ky. – Mary Alice Oliver, 72, died Sat. Jan. 10, 2009, at her residence in Carrollton.

    Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today, Wednesday, Jan. 14, at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home, 809 Highland Ave., Carroll-ton.

    Funeral services are 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Pat Butcher officiating. Burial will be in Carrollton I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

    Mrs. Oliver was born Dec. 2, 1936, to the late Carl and Geneva (Hatfield) Buck in Monticello, Ky.

  • Naomi L. Roseberry Kidwell, 84

    MADISON, Ind., – Naomi L. Roseberry Kidwell, 84, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009, at The Waters of Clifty Falls, Madison.

    A private funeral service is being arranged by Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive, Madison., to be  officiated by The Rev. Bob Hicks. Burial will be in the Ryker’s Ridge New Cemetery in Ryker’s Ridge, Ind.

    Mrs. Kidwell was born Oct. 15, 1924, to the late Ollie and Bessie (Coffin) Roseberry in Milton, Ky.

  • James Alvin Grisham, 78

    NEW LIBERTY, Ky. – James Alvin Grisham, 78, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2009, at St. Luke Hospital in Florence, Ky.

    Funeral services were Tuesday, Jan. 13, at the McDonald and New Funeral Home, 202 N. Main St., Owenton, Ky., with Bro. Matt Dye officiating. Burial was in the Wheatley Masonic Cemetery.

    Mr. Grisham was born Oct. 10, 1930, to the late Willie B. and Iva Mae (Claxton) Grisham in Owen County.

    He was a member of the Dallasburg Baptist Church.

    He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving from 1953-55.

  • Eugene Carroll Brent, 85

    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Eugene Carroll Brent, 85, of Augusta, formerly of Carroll County, Ky., died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2008, in Heartland Hospice, Augusta.

    Funeral services were Tuesday, Jan. 6, at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home, 809 Highland Ave., Carrollton. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, Jan. 7, at the Campbellsburg Masonic Cemetery, Campbellsburg, Ky., with the Revs. Larry Smith and Joe Kindoll officiating.

    Mr. Brent was born Nov. 20, 1923, in Campbellsburg, Ky., to the late William Carey and Roxie (Pyles) Brent.

  • Virginia Frances Brown McElfresh, 66

    GLASGOW, Ky. – Virginia Frances Brown McElfresh, 66, of Glasgow died Jan. 1, 2009, at Bowling Green Medical Center.

    Funeral services were Sunday, Jan. 4, at Graham-Dunn Funeral Home, 213 Fifth St., Carrollton, Ky. Burial was in New Castle Cemetery, New Castle, Ky.

    Mrs. McElfresh was born June 11, 1942, in Henry County, Ky., to the late William Authur and Rosa Lee (Young) Brown.

    Survivors include three sons and five daughters.

    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John McElfresh.

  • Robert L. Burton, Sr., 71

    Robert L. Burton, Sr., 71, Bedford, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008 at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Indiana.

    Born July 20, 1937 in Rochester, Minnesota, he was the son of James Miller and Myrtle (Pinkston) Wilson.

    He attended Mt. Herman Baptist Church and enjoyed UK basketball, fishing and going to Dale Hollow, Kentucky.

  • William F. Butcher, 77

    WARSAW, Ky. – William F. Butcher, 77, of Carrollton died Dec. 15, 2008, at the Gallatin Health Care.

    Graveside services were held Dec. 20 at the Owenton Cemetery. Mr. Butcher’s son, the Rev. Steve Butcher, officiated.

    Mr. Butcher was born April 20, 1931, in Carrollton to the late William N. and Mattie (Hunt) Butcher.

    He was a farmer and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He served in the Korean War.

  • David Edwin Dean, 62

    MILTON, Ky. – David Edwin Dean, 62, of Milton died Jan. 3, 2009, in Madison, Ind.

    Funeral services are 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, at Graham-Dunn Funeral Home, 213 Fifth St., Carrollton, with the Rev. Jerry Ison officiating.

    Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wedensday, Jan. 7, at the funeral home. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Carrollton.

    Mr. Dean was born May 31, 1946, in Gallatin County, Ky., to the late Thomas and Sylvia (Julick) Dean.

    He was owner of the Tri-State Window Cleaners for 40 years. He enjoyed fishing.

  • Earl Voyles Sr., 90

    CANNAN, Ind. – Earl Voyles Sr., 90, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008, at the Waters of Clifty Falls, Madison, Ind.

    Funeral services  were Saturday, Jan. 3, at Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive, Madison, with Pastor Ed Roberts officiating. Burial was in Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison.

    Mr. Voyles was born May 9, 1918, in Ramsey, Ind., to the late William R. and Laura (Routh) Voyles.