Obituaries - July 13, 2017
A celebration of life will be held for Rose L. Adams, 66, of Madison, from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion. She died Monday, June 19, 2017, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital. Lytle Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Vail Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be sent at www.lytlefuneralhomes.com. A full obituary was published June 22, 2017.
Dennis Michael Gordon, of Madison, died Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at his residence. Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Vail Chapel.
Linda Jane Bell Lail, 84, of Bristol, formerly of Bedford, Ky., and Hanover, died Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Elkhart General Hospital. She was born Sept. 7, 1932, in Bedford, Ky., to Frank Carroll and Mary B. Neal Bell. She graduated from Trimble County and attended the University of Kentucky. She resided in Trimble County for several years and later resided in Hanover, and worked for Grote Industries. She was also a homemaker. The family moved to the Elkhart area in 1970, where she and her husband co-owned and partnered in Linken Inc. and Keyline Sales Inc. She very active in the community and served in several clubs. She attended Bedford Christian Church and Hanover Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time outdoors, golf, fishing with her husband and University of Kentucky basketball. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth R. “Ken” Lail of Bristol, whom she married Aug. 4, 1962; two sons, Brian Lail of Elkhart and John Mark Lail of Bright; three daughters, Denise Crafton of Hanover, Joy Mariani of Wasilla, Alaska, and Leslie Futterknecht of Bristol; one brother, Joe N. Bell of Warsaw, Ky.; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Joan “Jody” Marie Lail Lukanic, who died June 10, 1989; her father; her mother; and one sister, Mary Carroll Perry. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Moffett Cemetery in Milton, Ky. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from noon until the service. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Indiana Traumatic Brain Injury Foundation or a charity of the donor’s choice. Contributions can be made through the funeral home. Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Jo Ann Snyder
Jo Ann Gillette Hart Snyder, 89, of Noblesville, formerly of Indianapolis, died Monday, July 10, 2017, at Riverwalk Village in Noblesville. She was born March 10, 1928, in Lebanon to Earle Franklin and Lola Burke Gillette. She was raised and attended school in Lebanon. She was united in marriage to Robert E. Hart in 1945. She was united in marriage to Leonard Snyder in November 1958. She worked at the tomato canning factory in Frankfort. She worked in quality control at Mallory Battery Factory in Frankfort, retiring in 1990 after 25 years of service. She also worked as one of the building managers and leasing agents for Crestwood Village Apartments in Indianapolis from 1995 to 2003, where she lived from 1992 to 2013. She enjoyed reading and being with her family. She is survived by two daughters, Julia Ann Hart Huff of Indianapolis and Patricia Ann Hart Cantwell of Madison; one son, William Earle Snyder of Miami, Fla.; four grandsons; three granddaughters; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Snyder, who died in August 1986; one daughter, Sharon Ann Hart Amat, who died June 17, 2011; one son, Douglass Alan Snyder, who died Oct. 17, 2008; her father, who died May 9, 1973; her mother, who died Jan. 7, 1970; one brother, Earle “Skip” Franklin Gillette Jr.; one sister, Betty Gillette Beckmann; one half-brother, Robert “Bob” Jones; and one half-sister, Mary Margaret Jones. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Genda Funeral Home in Frankfort. Burial will be in Kilmore United Methodist Church Cemetery near Frankfort. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 1 p.m. until the service. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to The Pets For The Elderly Foundation. Contributions can be made through Genda Funeral Home in Frankfort, or Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, which is in charge of local arrangements. Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Longding Zhang, 26, of Rushville, formerly of Madison, died Thursday, May 25, 2017, at Walahla Beach in Whiting. He was born June 2, 1991, in Fuzhou, China, to Zu Liang Zhang and Bi Lan Ni. He came to the United States and resided in Madison. He assisted at the Hong Kong Kitchen, which is owned by his uncle and aunt. He was a 2012 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School, where he went to state with the Math Bowl. He was a computer science major at Purdue University. He was Buddhist. He enjoyed computers and computer games. He is survived by his parents of Rushville; and several other relatives, including Devin Zhang, Ying Zhang, Yaun Cheng Chen, Suxin Zhang, Annie Zhang, Sophia Chen and Selena Chen, all of Madison. The funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Bayless Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. until the service. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to a charity of the donor’s choice. Contributions can be made through the funeral home. Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.