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Obituaries - May 8, 2017

May 8, 2017 GMT

Nora Carter

Nora Katherine Carter, 88, of Carrollton, Ky., died Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. She was born Sept. 20, 1928, in Campbellsburg, Ky., to William Golden and Mayme Ethel McAllister Wallace. She grew up on a farm near Providence, Ky. She worked at Ison Brothers Factory. She later became a housekeeper, working until age 72. She is survived by two sons, John Irvin Carter and Roger Del Carter; four siblings, Phillip Wallace, Fred Wallace, Anna Nelson and Elsie Beckham; 10 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Otis Carter, whom she married Aug. 19, 1946; one son, Gary Thomas Carter, who died in 2000; her parents; three brothers, Russell Wallace, Anthony Wallace and Harold Wallace; and three sisters, Frances Martin, Selena Starkey and Minnie Jeanette Riley. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. Cremation was chosen. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 11 a.m. until the service. Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.

Angela McIntyre

Angela J. McIntyre, 58, of Vevay died Thursday, May 4, 2017, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital. She was born March 10, 1959, in Madison to Robert and Susie Green Richardson. She was a 1977 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. She worked in the medical records office for Dr. Howard Jackson for 30 years until his retirement. She then transferred to the medical records department at King’s Daughters’ Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Samuel O. McIntyre, whom she married in 1979; one daughter, Sarah Gross of Vevay; one sister, Peggy Goodman of Owensboro, Ky.; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents. A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Lytle Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Vail Chapel. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 5 p.m. until the service. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society. Contributions can be made through the funeral home. Online condolences can be sent at www.lytlefuneralhomes.com.

Gary Smitha Sr.

Gary Allen Smitha Sr., 75, of Madison died Friday, May 5, 2017, at his residence. He was born Sept. 14, 1941, in Gallatin County, Ky., to William and Helen Hon Smitha. His family moved to Madison in 1943. He was a 1959 graduate of Dupont High School and went to Memphis State for two years. He worked at Cummins Engine Company and became a supervisor within six months of his employment. He also served as general manager and later retired as director of tools in 1995 after 32 years of service. He resided in North Vernon for 17 years and he was a member of the First Christian Church. He later moved to Memphis, Tenn., for four years. He was the lead singer and played guitar in the band Rambling Fever. He enjoyed country music, video games and fishing. He is survived by his wife, Thurma “Corkey” Lee Moore Smitha, whom he married April 6, 1962; one daughter, Deborah Creech of North Vernon; one son, Gary Smitha Jr. of Madison; two brothers, William Jackson “Jack” Smitha and James Douglas Smitha, both of Madison; two sisters, Rita Fae Stinson of Madison and Charlotte L. Gossman of Columbus; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was awaiting the arrival of another great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Dupont Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the service. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Heart Association. Contributions can be made through the funeral home. Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.