Obituaries - September 3, 2020
Susan M. Steinhardt Gray, 59, of Madison, Indiana, died on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, at her home. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison, www.morgan-nay.com.
James Allen Miller, 78, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, in Louisville. Arrangements are pending at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.
Fern M. Thompson, 91, of Madison, Indiana, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, at the Jewel Place in Madison. She was born March 29, 1929, in Jefferson County, Indiana, to George and Mary Parks Smart. She married Dale L. Thompson on Nov. 22, 1946 and worked as an inspector at Conn Organ for more than 20 years until her retirement in 1979. She then worked for Bob Hoffman in the Madison Township Trustees office. She was a member of North Madison Christian Church, the Martha Circle of the King’s Daughters and Sons, and the Democratic Women of Jefferson County. She enjoyed quilting, sewing and playing cards, especially Euchre. Survivors include her children, Janet Short of Deputy, Indiana and Donnie Thompson and Tony Thompson, both of Madison; a sister, Helen Rose, of Madison; and six grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 62 years in 2008; a brother, Russell Smart; a sister, Vera Duncan; and a granddaughter. Private family services will be held with interment to follow in Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society through the Lytle Welty Funeral Homes in Madison. Online condolences, www.lytlewelty.com.