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    Dorothy Lozier

    View Dorothy Lozier lawrenceburg, IN Dorothy Louise Lozier, 93, of Lawrenceburg, IN, (formerly of Rising Sun)  passed away at 11:44 PM, Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg. Dorothy was born in Hamilton County, OH on February 10, 1926, a daughter of the late Virgie and Ferdinand  Hansmann.  She was a 1943 graduate of Taylor High School in Cleves, OH. Dorothy worked as a cook at Three Rivers School in Cleves. Dorothy married Lester Lozier on July 10, …

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    Marjorie “Peachy” Stevens

    View Marjorie “Peachy” Stevens Rising Sun, IN Marjorie G. “Peachy” Stevens, 90, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 5:00 AM, Monday, February 25th, 2019 at Shady Nook Care Center in Lawrenceburg, IN. Peachy was born in Ohio County, IN on August 12, 1928, a daughter of the late Essie (Walston) and Coleman Bovard. She grew up in Ohio County and attended school there. Peachy married Charles Edward Stevens on November 16, 1946. They lived several years in the Gary, IN area where Charles worked as a…

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    Harry Ballard

    View Harry Ballard Batesville, IN Harry Dean Ballard, 83, of Batesville, IN, (formerly of Sunman) passed away at 1:27 PM, Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 at University Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. Harry was born in Rising Sun, IN on February 22, 1935, a son of the late Edith G. (Cochran) and John  William Ballard. Harry grew up in the Rising Sun community and graduated from Rising Sun High School in 1953. He began work at Seagram’s Distillery in Lawrenceburg, IN after graduation. Harry hal…

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    David Hewitt

    View David Hewitt Florence, IN David Paul Hewitt April 9, 1969 – February 13, 2019 David Hewitt, 49, of Florence, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 13th in Carrollton, Kentucky. David was born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, on April 9, 1969 to Paul and Rosalie “Rosie” (Lawson) Hewitt. He was a 1987 graduate of Rising Sun High School. He went on to attend Vincennes University and Indiana Police Academy where he graduated with a degree in law enforcement. David was born and ra…

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    Cherish Damerst

    View Cherish Damerst Cherish Richelle Damerst, 24, of Patriot, IN, (formerly of Rising Sun and Friendship, NY) passed away at 11:42 AM, Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 in Florence, IN. Cherish was born in St. Mary’s, NY on October 7, 1994, a daughter of Susan (Kuzminski) Williams, of Patriot, IN and Stephen Damerst, of Friendship, NY. She attended school in Rising Sun and later went on to graduate from high school in Friendship, NY. Cherish loved to cook. She worked as a chef at different restaur…

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    Jeffery Tinsley

    View Jeffery Tinsley Moores Hill Jeffery James Tinsley, 58, of Moores Hill, IN passed away Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at his residence. Jeffery was born in Lawrenceburg, IN on May 8, 1960, a son of Joyce (Miller) White and Walter C. Tinsley. He was a graduate of South Dearborn High School, Class of 1980. Jeffery formerly worked at Batesville Products in Aurora, IN. Jeffery enjoyed the simple things of life, like the company of good friends and family. His world revolved around his daug…

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    Delina Lester

    View Delina Lester Sparta, KY Delina Marie Lester, 60, of Sparta, KY, passed away at 6:56 PM, Saturday, December 22nd, 2018 while in the company of family members, at her residence. Delina was born in Milan, IN on February 15, 1958, a daughter of the late Mary Ellen (Bailey) and David  Freeman. She attended Switzerland County High School. Delina last worked as a cook at Belterra Casino in Florence, IN, until failing health forced her to retire. She was the wife of Frank Lee Lester. …

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    Marshall Alford

    View Marshall Alford Moores Hill Marshall McKinley Alford, Jr. 72, of  Moores Hill, IN, passed away at 4:37 PM, Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, IN. Marshall was born in Milan, IN on August 9, 1946, a son of the late Mary Lucille (Hubbard) and Marshall M. Alford, Sr. He was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, Class of 1965. On October 9th, 1965 he married Darla  (Wallingford) Alford at Olive Branch Baptist Church in Bear Branch, IN. Marshall and Da…

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    Marcella Jarvis

    View Marcella Jarvis Aurora Marcella Elizabeth Jarvis, 99, of Aurora, IN, passed away at 12:51 PM, Friday, December 7th, 2018 at Ridgewood Health Campus in Lawrenceburg, IN. Marcella was born in Ohio County, IN on June 22, 1919, a daughter of the late Bessie (Hastings) and Herman  Thies. She attended Rising Sun Schools and graduated from Mollers Beauty School in Cincinnati, OH in 1941. Marcella worked as a beautician and operated a shop out of her home for several years. She married Forr…

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    Roberta Bruce

    View Roberta Bruce Rising Sun, IN Roberta Clara Bruce, 90, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 9:05 PM, Friday, November 23rd, 2018 at The Waters of Rising Sun. Roberta was born in Fairmont, WV on June 8, 1928, a daughter of the late Clara Virginia (Hollen) and Robert  Barker. She graduated from high school in Cleveland, OH. She retired from Indiana Bell. When her health allowed her, Roberta attended Rising Sun Church of Christ. Roberta loved to play bingo. She also had an artistic side an…

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    Mary Ravenscraft

    View Mary Ravenscraft Aurora Mary  W. (Brown) Ravenscraft, 90, of Aurora, IN, passed away at 12:45 PM, Saturday, November 24th, 2018 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, IN. Mary  was born in Switzerland County, IN on April 29, 1928, a daughter of the late Hazel (Whitham) and Everett  Brown. Mary grew up in Switzerland County and was a 1946 graduate of Patriot High School. Mary worked various jobs over the years, including at the Chair Factory and Schenley Distillery. Mary was …

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    Shirley Slack

    View Shirley Slack Rising Sun, IN Shirley entered this world on May 25, 1941 at the Milan Hospital in Milan, Indiana and departed this world on November 19, 2018 at The Waters of Rising Sun Nursing Home. Shirley was the first-born of five children that her parents, Marjorie (Whitham) Bovard and Charles Hilbert Bovard were blessed with. She grew up on a farm in Aberdeen, Indiana where she shared duties with her four brothers in helping with the farm work. She attended elementary school at the …

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    Harold Hayes

    View Harold Hayes Aberdeen, IN Harold Dean Hayes, 83, of Rising Sun passed away peacefully, at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 16, 2018 at his home in Aberdeen.  Harold was born January 12, 1935 in Ohio County to William and Goldie (Martin) Hayes. He attended school at Cass Union and Rising Sun and lived in Aberdeen for the past 54 years. He enlisted in the United States Navy in 1955 serving his country as a Navy Seabee, and one of the few servicemen, to touch ground in the Antarctica, …

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    Doris Garrett

    View Doris Garrett Rising Sun, IN Doris Lee Garrett, 76, of Rising Sun, IN, (formerly of Springdale, OH) passed away at 11:25 AM, Monday, November 12th, 2018 at the home of her daughter in Liberty Township, OH. Doris was born in Rock Castle County, KY on March 27, 1942, a daughter of the late Carmen (Smith) and Robert  Pease. She graduated  in 1960 from Lockland High School in Lockland, OH. Doris married Robert Paul Garrett on September 3, 1960. Doris and Robert were married over 53…

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    Norma Barney

    View Norma Barney Indianapolis Norma Jean Barney, 87, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away at 1:00 AM, Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 at the Golden Living Center in Indianapolis. Norma Jean was born in Patriot, IN on March 25, 1931, a daughter of the late Sadie Mae (Kennedy) and David Taylor Spencer. She grew up in rural Southern Indiana during the great depression. She enjoyed the simple pleasures of country life along with her brothers and sisters. The Spencer homestead was located in the Patrio…

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    Sharon Dawson

    View Sharon Dawson Rising Sun, IN Our family sadly lost our matriarch on Monday, October 15, as Sharon “Diane” Dawson passed away. She will be greatly missed. Diane lived a fulfilling life as a mother, grandmother, sister, wife and friend. Diane’s legacy is her four children: Robin (Les), Stephanie, Kerri (Russ), and Korey (Melanie). She is also survived by two brothers, Steve and Kim, and her mother, Inez. She was preceded in death by her spouse, Paul Wesley Barbour. She has 6 grandchildren:…

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    Lawrence “Boots” Robinson

    View Lawrence “Boots” Robinson Rising Sun, IN  Lawrence Gilbert “Boots” Robinson, 79, of  Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 4:50 PM, Friday, October 12th  2018 at  his residence. Boots was born in Rising Sun, IN on May 14, 1939, a son of the late Harriett Frances (Ball) and Aubrey Anthony Robinson. He graduated from Rising Sun High School  and in September of 1958 enlisted in the United States Air Force. He worked as a security guard at Seagram’s Distillery, Lawrenceburg…

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    Eleanor Salyer

    View Eleanor Salyer Greenfield, IN Eleanor Salyer, 91, of Greenfield, IN (formerly of Rising Sun), passed away at 6:55 PM, Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield. Eleanor was born in Whitehouse, KY on January 12, 1927, a daughter of the late Carma (Murray) and Morton Wiley. Eleanor grew up in Kentucky and was a graduate of Mead Memorial High School, in Johnson County, KY, Class of 1945. Eleanor married Billy Salyer on June 1st, 1947 in Whitehouse, KY. Eleanor an…

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    William Gould

    View William Gould Rising Sun, IN William David “Buck” Gould, 74, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 5:10 AM, Friday, October 5th, 2018 at Ridgewood Health Campus in Lawrenceburg, IN. Buck was born in Covington, KY on August 27, 1944, a son of the late Florence (Reece) and William  Gould. He was a graduate of Patriot High School, Class of 1964. Buck Married Eileen (Liggett) Gould on June 4th, 1965 in Patriot, IN. Buck and Eileen were married over 53 years. Buck retired from the Aurora Cas…

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    James Thomas

    View James Thomas Rising Sun, IN James Edward Thomas, 57, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 6:56 AM, Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 in Aurora, IN. James was born in Ohio County, IN on May 20, 1961, a son of the late Hazel (Brinegar) and Edward  Thomas. He was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, Class of 1980. While in school James enjoyed playing the drums and tuba in band. James last worked in janitorial services at Grand Victoria Casino in Rising Sun, IN. He was a member of Rising Su…

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    Imogene Marsh

    View Imogene Marsh Rising Sun, IN Imogene Marsh, age 93, of Rising Sun, IN passed away Monday, September 24, peacefully at her daughter’s home. Imogene was born in Patriot, IN May 4, 1925, a daughter of Otis and Beatrice Dilts. She grew up in the Patriot area and attended Patriot High School, graduating in 1943. She was united in marriage to Emmett P. Dunaway in 1944 and four children were born to this union: Bill Dunaway (Kerri) of Rising Sun, IN; Jeff Dunaway (Amy) of Ross, OH; Larry Dunawa…

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    Lauren Rose

    View Lauren Rose East Enterprise, IN Lauren Marie Rose, 19, of East Enterprise, IN, passed away at 1:28 AM, Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, IN. Lauren was born in Cincinnati, OH on August 7, 1999, a daughter of Shonda Sue (Duvall) and Anthony “Tony” Rose, of East Enterprise, IN. She was a recent graduate of Switzerland County High School, Class of 2018. Even though school wasn’t always her favorite thing, she loved her classmates and teachers. Lauren also …

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    Geneva Montgomery

    View Geneva Montgomery Lawrenceburg, IN Geneva Irene Montgomery, 78, of Lawrenceburg, IN, passed away at 9:07 AM, Monday, October 1st, 2018 at Shady Nook Care Center. Geneva was born in Lawrenceburg, IN on April 30, 1940, a daughter of the late Naomi Irene (Cameron) Lahr and Elliot  Jackson. She grew up in the Lawrenceburg community and was a graduate of Lawrenceburg High School, Class of 1958. Geneva worked as a waitress at Frisch’s in Dayton, OH for 15 years. She later went to work for…

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    Phyllis Baker

    View Phyllis Baker Rising Sun, IN Phyllis Ann Baker, 60, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 4:12 AM, Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, IN. Phyllis was born in Ohio County, IN on September 16, 1958, a daughter of the late Mary E. (Miller) and Hubert William Elza. She was raised in Ohio County and attended Rising Sun Schools. Phyllis worked as a clerk at Family Dollar and also for Mike & Ted’s Video Store. She was a former member of the Rising Sun American Legio…

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    Virginia Devers

    View Virginia Devers Virginia Mae “Jenny” Devers, 77, of Patriot, IN, passed away at 4:10 AM, Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, IN . Jenny was born in Switzerland County, IN on February 26, 1941, a daughter of the late Pauline  (Willis) and Raymond  Wagner. She attended  school in Patriot, IN.  On January 17, 1959 Jenny married Lowell D. Devers who preceded her in death on December 27, 2012. Jenny devoted her life to her family, providing a lovi…

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    Leona Ware

    View Leona Ware Leona Marie Ware, 59, of  Patriot, IN, passed away at 08:47 AM, Thursday, June 14th, at Leconte Medical Center in Sevierville, TN. Leona was born in Indianapolis, IN on May 5, 1959, a daughter of the late Betty Marie (Pringle) and Leonard  Swango.  Leona attended Switzerland County High School. She worked at Graham Packaging in Florence, KY. Leona was the wife of Dimmett “Eddie” Ware. Leona and Eddie were married at the Patriot Baptist Church on May 5th, 1982. L…

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    Ronald Whitham

    View Ronald Whitham Ronald Eugene Whitham, 80, of Dillsboro, IN (formerly of Lake Alfred, FL) passed on Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at his residence. Ronald was born at home in Florence, Indiana in Switzerland County on July 10, 1937 to Harold Leroy Whitham and Myrtle Mabel (Slack) Whitham . He was their first born. Ronald attended Rising Sun schools, graduating in 1955. Ron enjoyed telling stories of his youth where he worked at Draut’s Ideal Restaurant from the age of nine, sweeping floors, s…

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    June Dittmer

    View June Dittmer June Marilyn (Robinson) Dittmer, 82, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 4:51 PM, Sunday, June 24th, 2018 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, IN. June was born in Dearborn County, IN on November 30, 1935, a daughter of the late Ethel Ester (Johnston) Ludwig and Russell Courtney Robinson. June’s childhood was spent in Ohio County and she attended Rising Sun High School. June grew up in a close loving family and maintained that closeness with her siblings throughout her life. O…

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    Emma Gregory

    View Emma Gregory Emma “Jean” Gregory, 70, of Aurora, IN, passed away at 2:04 PM, Wednesday, July 25th, at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, IN. Jean was born in Ripley County, IN on February 18, 1948, a daughter of the late Viola (Jones) Webster and Walter  Henderson. Jean married  Wendell Leroy “Buddy” Gregory who preceded her in death on July 19th, 2005.  She worked as a secretary for 20 years at the Plastic Molding Factory in  East Enterprise, IN.  She also had……

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    Ruby Hayes

    View Ruby Hayes Ruby (Hogsten) Hayes went to be with the Lord on Friday, August 3, 2018 peacefully at her home surrounded by loved ones.  Ruby was born in Breathitt County, Kentucky on March 2, 1944 to the late Edward and Beaulah Hogsten.  Ruby grew up in Kentucky with a large family of 3 sisters and 8 brothers.  Ruby married the love of her life, Edwin Hayes Sr. on April 8, 1960.  She lived the majority of her life in Rising Sun, Indiana.  Together, Eddie and Ruby bu…

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    Bula Walton

    View Bula Walton Bula May Walton, 99, of Ohio County, IN, passed away at 3:45 AM, Friday, August 17th, 2018 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, IN. Bula was born in Casey County, KY on May 5, 1919, a daughter of the late Cynthia (Sinkhorn) and Lafe Lane. On June 25, 1938 she married Victor R. Walton in Aurora, IN at the St. John Lutheran Church parsonage. Bula and Victor were married over 58 years until his passing on November 15, 1996. Bula was a faithful and devoted member of the Aberdeen …

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    Kenneth Zimmerman

    View Kenneth Zimmerman Kenneth R. Zimmerman, 67, of Rising Sun, IN (formerly of Eaton, IN) passed away at 1:15 PM, Saturday, August 18th, 2018 at his residence. Kenneth was born in Muncie, IN on May 24, 1951, a son of Geraldine (Bowling) Zimmerman and the late Dale Herbert Zimmerman. He was a construction worker and owner of Zimmerman Construction in Muncie, IN. Kenneth was a member of Christ Church of Connersville. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle. Kenneth also loved the water and liked to g…

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    Vickie Snyder

    View Vickie Snyder Vickie Lynn Snyder, 75, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 1:00 PM, Monday, August 20th, 2018 at her residence. Vickie was born in Powellton, WV on April 7, 1943, a daughter of the late Mildred Geraldine (Jones) Bowen and Robert Lee Bowen, Sr. Vickie graduated from Montgomery High School in West Virginia. On October 12, 1977 she married Paul David Snyder, who survives her. Vickie worked as a hostess at Rising Star Casino, retiring in 2008. She also formerly worked for the Ci…