Vickie Jones would be 68 years old and probably still singing in her church choir. Maurice Stallard would be 70 now, and might be helping his grandson with another school project. Instead, Jeffersontown is looking back at a difficult year without those two beloved members of their community.
Ronnie Collins, who made history as the first African American chief of the Jeffersonville Fire Department, passed away last Friday. He fought a long battle with leukemia after his retirement from the department.