2011-03 (March)

March 31, 2011

Ruby T. Pruett

Oct. 17, 1906 — March 29, 2011

Ruby T. “Mam” Pruett, 104, formerly of Huron, passed away at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center.

Born Oct. 17, 1906, in Orange County, she was the daughter of John David and Amanda Elizabeth (Jones) Toliver. She was the second of nine children. She married Dennis I. Pruett March 3, 1928, and he preceded her in death Nov. 11, 1978.

Ruby graduated from Orleans High School in 1924, earned a teaching certificate from Oakland City College and received B.S. degrees and M.S. degrees from Indiana University in Speech, Language, and Hearing Pathology. She taught 45 years in the Mitchell Community Schools System.

After retiring from teaching, Ruby accepted a position with Hoosier Uplands to rehabilitate stroke and speech impaired patients and she also worked with the Head Start program for 20 years. She retired in 1995.

She was a member of Indiana State Teachers Association, Gamma Epsilon Chapter of Tri Kappa, Delta Kappa Gamma, WTK Club, Fleur de Lis, American Speech and Hearing Association, and Indiana University Alumni Association.

Ruby was a lifetime member of Bonds Chapel United Methodist Church and had served as pianist, 50 years as church treasurer, and many years as delegate to the United Methodist Church Conference.

Surviving are her daughter, Margaret Dunbar Wilfong of Mitchell; grandchildren, Dana (Brenda) Dunbar, Dennis Dunbar, Dwight (Kathy) Dunbar and Dawn (Dee) Duncan; great-grandchildren, Brack (Chris) Briscoe, Brett (Carrie) Briscoe, Heather (Brian) Parker, Derek Dunbar, Amanda (Chris) Blais, Josh Dunbar, Erin (Nathan) Cheney, Breanne Hawkins and Kinsley Duncan; great-great-grandchildren, Baron Briscoe, Jack and Dane Parker, Jasmine, Jaida, and Jaxyn Blais, and Caleb and Luke Cheney; sisters, Evelyn Toliver of Naples, Fla. and Jewell A. Hodges of Sellersburg; and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents; husband; brothers, Rex Toliver, Roy Toliver, and infant Kenneth Toliver; sisters, Lucille Tandy, Maggie Allbright, and Pauline Tackett; and granddaughter, Diana Dunbar Briscoe, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Bonds Chapel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Rob Martindale and the Rev. Dwight Dunbar officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from 2-6 p.m. Saturday at Chastain Funeral Home.

Casketbearers: Derek Dunbar, Brack Briscoe, Brett Briscoe, Chris Blais, David Duncan, Nathan Cheney and Brian Parker.

Memorial gifts: Ruby T. Pruett Scholarship Fund.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com.

Dayton Isaiah Thomas Dotts

March 28, 2011 — March 28, 2011

Dayton Isaiah Thomas Dotts, infant son of John and Brittney (Walls) Dotts, passed away Monday at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.

Survivors include his parents of Bedford; grandparents, Patty Walls, Brian and Jennifer Turpen, and John and Susan Dotts, all of Bedford; great-grandparents, Steve and Cheryl Dubois of Orleans, David and Sue Dotts of Bedford; and great-great-grandmother, Lois Walters of Bedford.

Private graveside services will be at the Green Hill Cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.daycarter.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Virginia Hayes

Virginia Hayes, 86, of Bedford, died at 4:15 a.m. today at Mitchell Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

March 30, 2011

Chris (Christopher) Eric Wade

Nov. 16, 1973 — March 29, 2011

Chris (Christopher) Eric Wade, 37, of 150 Fayetteville-Williams Road, Williams, passed away at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday at his residence.

Born Nov. 16, 1973, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Sanford “Sandy” George Wade and Becky (Briscoe) Hawk.

He was a laborer at the B.G. Hoadley Quarry, an active member of the Old Union Christian Church and Masonic Lodge F&AM No. 228 of Mitchell.

Chris married Stacie Lewis on July 31, 2004, and she survives.

Also surviving with his wife, Stacie of Williams; are three children, Kaitlyn Lewis, Lainey Wade and Chance Wade; mother and stepfather, Becky and Sean Hawk; father and stepmother, Sandy and Kim Wade; two sisters, Mindy Ballard and husband Larry and Jennifer Waggoner and husband Bryon; one niece, Brandalon and two nephews, Reece and Tre Waggoner, all of Williams; maternal grandmother, Anah Mae Briscoe of Mitchell; paternal grandmother Grace Wade of Williams; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Gene Briscoe and paternal grandfather, George Wade.

Chris was a devoted husband and father who loved spending time with his children and he loved farming and the outdoors.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday from the Elmwood Chapel of Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Aaron Levering officiating. Burial will follow in the Old Union Christian Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1:30-8 p.m. on Friday and from 10 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the mortuary. Masonic rites will be at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at the mortuary.

The family asks that memorial contributions be made to a trust fund for his children set up at the Hoosier Hills Credit Union.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Chris at: www.daycarter.com.

Evelyn K. Graham

Evelyn Kay Graham, 70, of Bedford, died Tuesday morning at Garden Villa Nursing Home in Bedford. Private services will be held at a later date. Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ruby C.T. Pruett

Oct. 17, 1906 — March 29, 2011

Ruby C.T. “Mam” Pruett, 104, formerly of Huron, died at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Bonds Chapel United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 2-6 p.m. Saturday at Chastain Funeral Home.

Memorial Gifts: Ruby Pruett Scholarship Fund.

Deanie J. Voorhies

Dec. 1, 1951 — March 29, 2011

Deanie Joe “Bo” Voorhies, 59, Mitchell, died at 3:52 p.m. Tuesday at his residence. Cremation was chosen and a Celebration of Life service will be at a later date. The Chastain Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Lloyd D. Southern

Dec. 8, 1928 — March 28, 2011

Lloyd D. “Pap” Southern, 82, Bloomington, died Monday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and from 11 until the service at 1 p.m. on Friday at Jones Funeral Home in Heltonville. Burial will follow at Hanson Cemetery.

March 29, 2011

V. Evelyn Charles

April 10, 1919 — March 27, 2011

V. Evelyn Charles, 91, of 703 27th Street, Bedford, died at 10:50 p.m. on Sunday at Westview Nursing and Rehab in Bedford.

Born April 10, 1919, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of John F. and Bertha Mae (Dorsett) York. She married Kenneth Sears and he preceded her in death. She later married Buck Charles.

She was a homemaker and had worked for S.S. Kresge, RCA and Sarkes-Tarzian.

She was a member of Valley Mission Church of the Nazarene and attended the Oolitic Trinity Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include her children, Violet Carol Clark Mikels and husband Claude, Paul E. Sears and wife Terri Ellen, Bucky Charles and wife Linda, all of Bedford; seven grandchildren, Kim Maners, Jerry Clark II, Teresa Lynn Allen, Paul Brian Sears, Rachel Hillenburg, Bucky E. Charles and Jamie Hunt; ten great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and her special friend, Marvin Canada.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Daniel Kenneth Sears; two brothers, Ed and John York; a sister, Dorothy Tillett; and one great-great- grandchild.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Brother Marty Speer officiating. Burial will follow in the Leesville Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the mortuary.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Evelyn at www.daycarter.com.

Barbara A. Piper

Dec. 4, 1932 — March 27, 2011

Barbara Ann Piper, 78, of Bedford, died at 8:27 p.m. on Sunday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born Dec. 4, 1932, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Edward and Louise Mason. She married Donald Piper from Needmore just before he was shipped off by the Army to Korea. Later they settled in Bedford as he taught at Bedford High School.

Graduating from Bedford High School she studied operatic voice at Indiana University. As a teenager, she sang in a popular band for dances in Lawrence County and also with an Indiana University group in a Gilbert and Sullivan operetta at the Indiana State Fair.

She was a member of the Baptist Church and sang in the choir, often as a soloist, for 60 years. Her emotional contralto soprano voice often brought tears to the audience.

Mrs. Piper was well known as an excellent cook, often serving fabulous dishes to guests and church members.

She and Don traveled to Colorado most summers where they enjoyed the mountain air and the beautiful scenery for tens of vacations.

She is survived by her daughter, Leslie Cagle of Avon; granddaughters, Jessica and Amanda; and one brother, Joe Mason of Balboa Island, Calif.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Dr. Kregg Burris officiating. Burial will follow in the Hilltop Cemetery in Avoca.

Visitation will be from noon until the service on Wednesday at the mortuary.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Barbara at www.daycarter.com.

Norman R. Pierce

Sept. 19, 1928 — March 28, 2011

Norman R. Pierce, 82, of Fayetteville, went to be with his Lord at 2:09 a.m. on Monday.

Born Sept. 19, 1928, in Bedford, he was the son of Elston and Charlotte (Allen) Pierce. He married June Staggs on May 20, 1950, and she survives.

He retired as a mill worker from Indiana Limestone Co. in Oolitic and attended the Fayetteville Baptist Church.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and “The Best Poptart”. He was an avid reader who loved to read the Bible.

He will be loved and missed by his wife of 60 happy years, June; a daughter, Brenda Pyle and husband Ray of Ft. Myers, Fla.; two brothers, Richard Pierce and James Pierce and wife Ann, all of Bedford; two sisters, Jane Kelly and Naomi Gillespie, both of Bedford; three grandchildren, Sean Owens and wife Jessica, and Destiny Watkins all of Ft. Myers, Fla., Dathan Pyle and wife Kristen of Lehigh Acres, Fla.; three great-granddaughters, Jocelyn Watkins, Alexis and Brooklyn Pyle; and two great-grandsons, Skyler and Brenden Watkins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Deanna Delaney.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Kenny Walden officiating. Burial will follow at Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the mortuary. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Norman at www.daycarter.com.

David L. Nolan

Dec. 16, 1956 — March 27, 2011

David L. Nolan, CPA, 54, Mitchell, passed away at 5:08 a.m. Sunday at Bloomington Hospital.

Born Dec. 16, 1956, in Bedford, he was the son of Donald E. and Hilda (Tyree) Nolan.

He graduated from Mitchell High School in 1974 and Indiana University Southeast in 1979. He established his accounting business in 1982 and was very active in the Mitchell Community. He was currently serving as the president of the Greater Mitchell Chamber of Commerce and had been director of the organization for 12 years.

He was past chairman of the 1984 and 1996 Persimmon Festivals, served as parade chairman five years and in 2006 was honored as Grand Marshal; he has devoted more than 30 years as a tireless volunteer to the festival. He was honored as Volunteer of the Year in 1997 and Citizen of the Year in 2007.

Dave was a State Commissioner of the Indiana Amateur Softball Association, enjoyed sports and had visited every baseball stadium in the United States. He served on the Board of Directors at Mid-Southern Bank, was past president of the Mitchell Rotary Club and served more than 17 years as treasurer of the Dunn Memorial Hospital Board.

Surviving are his father, Donald E. Nolan of Mitchell; sisters, Anita Cornwell and husband John of Avon and Lou Ann Jenkins and husband Tom of Charlestown; two nieces and four nephews; special friend, Teresa Henico of Linton; and many loyal friends and associates.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Brother Max Timbrook officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. on Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home

Casketbearers: Dave Branneman, Mark Bryant, Don Caudell, Adam Cornwell, Greg Dalton, Dana Dunbar, Doug Henico, and Zack Jenkins.

Memorial Gifts: Mitchell Community Schools Scholarship Foundation.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com.

Alice F. Striegel

Nov. 3, 1950 — March 28, 2011

Alice F. Striegel, age 60 of Bloomington, passed away at IU Health Bloomington Hospital on Monday.

Alice was born on Nov. 3, 1950, in French Lick, to Joseph Wayne and Esther (Roach) Cummings,

She retired from NWSC Crane.

Alice was a graduate of Needmore High School.

Survivors include two daughters, Adria Evangeline Matlock and husband James and Andria Danielle Harmon and husband Christopher, all of Bloomington; grandchildren, John Solmes II of Bloomington, Matthew Ingle of Vincennes, and Victoria Rawley, Morgan Bowden, and Sophia Harmon, all of Bloomington: great -granddaughter, Grace Brackett of Bloomington, one brother, Gerald Wayne Cummings of Texas, one sister, Ethel Kay Hardin and husband Kevin of Bedford; and nephews, Joseph and Charles Hardin.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one grandson, Kory Edward Ingle.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Thursday at Cresthaven Funeral Home

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Rebecca Ann Pate

May 21, 1937 — March 25, 2011

Rebecca Ann Pate, 73, of Marlow, Okla., passed away Friday in Duncan, Okla.

No services will be held at this time. The family will have a memorial service in Indiana at a later date.

Becky was born May 21, 1937, in Lawrence County, to Audrey and Hazel (Hughes) Crane.

Becky lived in Indiana before moving to the Marlow area in 1977. She graduated from Shawswick High School in 1955. Becky married James Earl McCullough in Mitchell, in 1961. He preceded her in death in 1966. Becky married Karl Pate in 1981 in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Becky was a homemaker and enjoyed doing word search puzzles and going to the casino. She loved visiting with family and friends.

Survivors include her husband, Karl Pate of Marlow; a son, Clarence William “Billy” Burton and wife Jackie of Indiana; three daughters, Terri Lea Ritchison and husband Doug and Peggy Joanne Spaulding and husband James, all of Indiana, and Carol Diann Stegner and husband Charles of Marlow; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bill Crane and Bob Crane of Indiana; three sisters, Alta Mae Fields, Euretta Griggs and Cathy Jenner, all of Indiana; former husband, Bill Burton; two sisters-in-law, Peggy McCullough and Gloria Strunk; a special niece that she helped raise, Elizabeth Sue Neal and husband Robert of Duncan, Okla.; several other nieces and nephews.

Becky was preceded in death by her parents; brother, John Crane; and a daughter, Teresa Taylor.

Ruby T. Pruett

Ruby T. Pruett, 104, Mitchell, formerly of Huron, passed away at 5:30 a.m. today at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home.

March 28, 2011

Harold Tolbert

Aug. 8, 1932 — March 26, 2011

Harold “Sam” Tolbert, 78, of Williams, died at 6:45 p.m. on Saturday at White River Lodge in Bedford.

He was born Aug. 8, 1932, in the Williams area, the son of Jesse and Nannie (Beavers) Tolbert. He married Jean M. Mundy on Oct. 13, 1951, in Bedford, and she survives.

He worked at Carpenter Body Works in Mitchell for 39 years, retiring in 1994..

He was a member of Fairview Church of Christ.

He valued all of his family and friends and loved visits with them. He also loved to hunt and garden.

Surviving with his wife Jean M. Tolbert of Williams are three daughters, Wanda Cornelison of Oolitic, and Mildred “Mid” (Jim) Delaney and Melissa (Brian) Walker, both of Bedford; two grandchildren, Ryan Cornelison of Oolitic and Jenelle Brooks of Bloomington; three great-grandchildren, Dalton Cornelison of Hartford City and Luna Brooks and Gideon Brooks, both of Bloomington; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; six sisters, Marie Tolbert, Mildred Tolbert, Anna Bex, Pearl Harrell, Pauline Dumond and Genevieve Eisele; two brothers, Arthur Tolbert and Armel Tolbert; and one son-in-law, Gene Cornelison.

Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. on Tuesday at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford with Brother Richard Holt officiating. Burial will be in Port William Cemetery.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

William G. Shaw

Jan. 23, 1943 — March 25, 2011

William G. “Bill” Shaw, 68, of Bedford, died at 8:35 p.m. on Friday at St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana.

Born Jan. 23, 1943, in Glasgow, Ky., he was the son of Garvin and Anna Jewell (Coffey) Shaw.

Bill worked at RCA and PTS Electronics as an electronic technician.

Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Mary (Barmore) Shaw; three sons, Jim Shaw and wife Kathy, Rick Shaw and wife Jennifer and Kevin Shaw and wife Mariah; one daughter, Jennifer Sullivan and husband Jeremy; two brothers, Jerry Shaw and wife Margie and Bobby Shaw and wife Kitty; 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Mark Morrow and Ed Speer officiating. Burial will follow in the Green Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the mortuary.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Bill at www.daycarter.com.

Barbara Piper

Barbara Piper, 78, of Bedford, died at 8:27 p.m. on Sunday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Evelyn Charles

Evelyn Charles, 91, of Bedford, died at 10:50 p.m. on Sunday at Westview Nursing and Rehab in Bedford. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Norman R. Pierce

Norman R. Pierce, 82, of Bedford, died at 2:09 a.m. today at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

David L. Nolan

David L. Nolan, 54, Mitchell, died at 5:08 a.m. Sunday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home in Mitchell.

March 27, 2011

William G. Shaw

William G. Shaw, 68, of Bedford, died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary.

March 26, 2011

Kylie Leigh Ira

July 16, 1998 — March 24, 2011

Kylie Leigh Ira, 12, of Bedford, passed away on Thursday in Booneville.

Born July 16, 1998, in Bloomington, she was the daughter of Byron and Tabatha (Hudnall) Ira. She was a sixth grader at Oolitic Middle School where she played the clarinet in the band.

She was a member of the Dive Christian Church.

Survivors include her father, Byron Ira of Bedford; her mother, Tabatha Ira of Henderson, Ky.; a sister, Taylor Ira of Bedford; four brothers, Byron Ira Jr. of Georgia, Ryan Duncan of Henderson, Ky.; Damian Chapman of Clinton, and LesPaul Gordan Couch of Bedford; her grandparents, Kelsie and Janet Pierce of Bedford, Darlene Griggs of Ft. Meyers, Fla., and Ronnie Hudnall of Henderson, Ky.; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Jana Ira; her great-grandparents, Roy F. Ira, Stella Hudnall, Clovie Thompson and Harold Thompson.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the Dive Christian Church with Johnny Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Dive Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Monday and from noon until the service on Tuesday at the church.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Kylie at www.daycarter.com.

The Day & Carter Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Dorothy Ilene Qualkenbush

Sept. 26, 1925 — March 25, 2011

Dorothy Ilene (Viers) Quackenbush, 85, of Bedford, died at 2:40 a.m. on Friday at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

Born Sept. 26, 1925, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of William Gardener and Sarah Elizabeth (Cook) Viers. She married Raleigh W. Quackenbush on Dec. 20, 1951, and he preceded her in death on July 1, 1979. Dorothy was a stay at home mom who raised her three daughters. Later in life, she worked 14 years at Hardee’s Restaurant, she also worked at Hoover’s Candy Store when she was a young girl.     She was a people person who enjoyed life.  She was a resident of White River Lodge in Bedford. 

She was a long-time member of the Central Church of Christ and her church family was very important to her.

She will be remembered by her family as being loving and strong-willed.

Survivors include three daughters, Patricia L. Norris and husband Greg of Anderson, Elizabeth A. Cline and husband Donal Gale of Chesterfield and Carol L. Southern and husband David of Bedford; two sisters, Daisey Reynolds of Bedford and Jeannie Davis of Wabash; a brother, Bill Viers and wife Susie of North Vernon. She was Grandma Bush to William (Erica) of Anderson, Darian of Chesterfield, Tyler (Leia) of Ft. Myers, Fla., and Lindsey of Anderson. She was Great-Grandma Bush to Dru Dane, Dylan Raleigh and Jewel Elizabeth. Also surviving are several special nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and three sisters, Juanita Bates, Marjie Hammond and Mildred Meadows.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Darrell Simon officiating. Burial will follow in the Green Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday at the mortuary.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Dorothy at www.daycarter.com.

March 25, 2011

Fred J. LeBouef

June 14, 1925 — March 22, 2011

Fred J. LeBouef, age 85, of Bedford, passed away at 2:55 p.m. on Tuesday at IU Health, Bedford.

Fred was born on June 14, 1925, in Leland, Miss., to Fred and Annette (Arbour) LeBouef. He married Patricia Roberts on Dec. 20, 1966, in Garden Grove, Calif.

He was a retired business manager in the plywood industry in Vancouver, Wash.

Fred was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in World War II and was a member of the American Legion.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia LeBouef of Bedford; one son, Joseph LeBouef and wife Lisa of Vancouver, Wash., one daughter, Laura Pagano and husband Mark of Redlands, Calif.; one granddaughter, Erin LeBouef of Vancouver, Wash.; one brother, Lee LeBouef of Vancouver, Wash.; one sister, Mary Ann Keyes of San Jose, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.

Fred was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Kenny LeBouef; and three sisters, Lorraine LeBouef, Faye Sanders, and Carol Gorman.

No services are scheduled. Cremation was chosen.

Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Wanda Mae Warren

Wanda Mae Warren, 56, of Loogootee, died recently.

She was born Aug. 27, 1954, in Orange County, she was the daughter of Hughes and Ruby (VanLaningham) Richardson. She was the youngest of nine children. She married Greg Warren on Feb. 14, 1998, at the Shoals United Methodist Church.

Wanda was self-employed as a housekeeper for many years and was well known and respected for her diligent housekeeping abilities.

She formerly attended Fairview Church in Shoals.

Survivors include her husband, Greg Warren of Loogootee; one son, Nathan Roach of Shoals: one grandson, Damon Roach of Shoals; four brothers, Charles Richardson of Paoli, Raymond (Joleen) Richardson of Ramsey, and Calvin (Joan) Richardson and Clarence Richardson of Marengo; four sisters, Ethel (Melvin) Nelson of Paoli, Mary Knight of Birdseye, Linda (Kenneth) Ivey of Bedford, and Kay (Loy) Doenges of Hardinsburg; her mother-in-law, Pat Allbright of Shoals; uncle, Hazel (Helen) VanLaningham of Milford; 16 nieces; nine nephews; and many cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two nieces.

Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. Burial will follow in Springhill Cemetery.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the funeral on Saturday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.queenlee.com.

Dorothy Quackenbush

Dorothy Quackenbush, 85, of Bedford, died at 2:40 a.m. today at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

March 24, 2011

Beulah Elizabeth ‘Bee’ Boruff

April 22, 1915 — March 22, 2011

Beulah Elizabeth “Bee” Boruff, 95, Indianapolis, formerly of Bedford, died at 4:20 p.m. on Tuesday at St. Francis Hospital and Health Center in Beech Grove.

Born April 22, 1915, in Bakersfield, Calif., she was the daughter of John and Minnie Belle (Blackburn) Arnold. She married Robert Leslie Boruff on June 25, 1931, and he preceded her in death on May 10, 1992.

She retired from Smith Jewelry in Bedford.

She was a graduate of Owensburg High School and was a member of the Church of Christ.

Beulah’s love of horses started at age 12 and continued throughout her life. She and her husband had a horse farm in Bedford and showed horses for many years. After retiring, she and her husband moved to Ft. Myers, Fla., and were there 20 years. She was always busy in her garden and loved to bowl. She also painted and was a member of the Lawrence County Art Association.

She was devoted to her family.

Survivors include one daughter, Kaye Boruff (Dale) Auerbach of Indianapolis; two grandsons, Bradley (Linda) Auerbach of Plain City, Ohio, and David (Kathy) Auerbach of Indianapolis; one great-granddaughter, Mikaya Auerbach of Indianapolis.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and daughter, Janice Leigh Boruff.

Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with Brother Bud Smith officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Friends may call from 11:30 until the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

Michael E. Erdle

Dec. 10, 1948 — March 22, 2011

Michael E. Erdle, 62, Bedford, passed away at 10:52 a.m. Tuesday at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford.

Born Dec. 10, 1948, in Fort Knox, Ky., he was the son of James R. and Evelyn (Michaels) Erdle, Sr.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

Surviving are his mother, Evelyn Townsend of Coral Springs, Fla.; brother, James R. Erdle Jr. of Mitchell; sisters, Shirley Gunn of Lighthouse Point, Fla., Beverly Taylor of Fort Wayne and Shonda Howard of Chesterton; stepbrother, Richard Clark of New York; and a nephew, William J. Erdle of Mitchell.

His father and stepmother, Estelle Erdle, preceded him in death.

Cremation was chosen.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com.

Roberta J. Lucas

March 18, 1948 — March 22, 2011

Roberta Jean Lucas, 63, Bedford, died at 7:16 p.m. on Tuesday at St. Vincent Hospital & Health Care Center in Indianapolis. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home, Columbus. Burial will be at Reeves-Lucas Cemetery in Brown County. Family and friends may call from 4-8 p.m.on Friday and 9 a.m. until the service Saturday.

Memorials contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

March 23, 2011

Helen L. Guthrie

March 23, 1921 — March 22, 2011

Helen L. Guthrie, 89, of Bedford, died at 3:50 p.m. Tuesday at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.

She was born March 23, 1921, in Bedford, the daughter of Arthur and Virginia (Gee) Isom. She married Harold Norman Guthrie on Oct. 13, 1940, and he preceded her in death on May 3, 1994.

She was a homemaker and an abstractor with Lawrence County Abstract for over 50 years.

She was a graduate of Bedford High School with the class of 1938. She was a member of Pinhook Church of Christ and had attended Oolitic Church of Christ. She was a member of the Bedford Writing Club of Oakland City University and Lawrence County Art Association.

Survivors include two sons, Arthur Norman (Patty) Guthrie and Paul (Debbie) Guthrie, all of Bedford; seven grandchildren, Bryan K. Guthrie, Mary Guthrie Burton and Greg Guthrie of Bedford, Sharyl (Todd) Harper of Mooresville, Sean (Natasha) Guthrie of Stamping Ground, Ky., and Alicia (Justin) Russell and Matthew (Misty) Guthrie of Bedford; 18 great-grandchildren; one sister, Lois (Frank) Hunter of Greenwood; several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews, including, Kay (Tom) Shirley, and Joan Lee (Claude) Earl, who were very special nieces to her; and a very special friend, Avril Young.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one brother, Morris Isom; and one son, Harold “Scott” Guthrie.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford with Brothers Mike Davis and Ed Owen officiating. Burial will be in Pinhook Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

Roy M. Holt

Sept. 19, 1947 — March 22, 2011

Roy M. Holt, 63, Mitchell, passed away at 8:42 a.m. Tuesday at his residence.

Born Sept. 19, 1947, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Ernest D. and Oma Mae (Parish) Holt. He married Belinda Williams Sept. 28, 1978.

He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietman War.

Roy had been employed in the heating and cooling business and was also a roofer. He was a member of the Mitchell Pentecostal Church.

Surviving are his wife, Belinda Holt of Mitchell; children, Tracey Lynnette Stidam of Ninevah, Denem Lee (Ashley) Stidam of Fayetteville and Robert Clayton (Rebecca) Holt of Mitchell; grandchildren, Mallorie, Keegan, Kayden, Levi, Alivia, Devin, and Alexus; sisters, Kathleen Massey and Joyce (Ronnie) Frost, both of Mitchell; and several nieces and nephews.

His parents; brother, Kenneth F. Holt; and sisters, Charlotte Passmore and Margaret Tanksley, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Pastor Gerald Speer and Pastor Rodney Reynolds officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com

Maxine Curry

Feb. 11, 1913 — March 20, 2011

Maxine Curry, 98, Bedford, a former resident of Owensburg and Indianapolis, passed away at 6:20 a.m. on Sunday at the StoneBridge Health Campus.

Born Feb. 11, 1913, in Monroe County, she was the daughter of Craig and Thursa (Sparks) Sare. She married Howard E. (Gene) Curry on Dec. 25, 1940, and he preceded her in death on June 25, 1996.

She was a member of the Owensburg Baptist Church, and a 1931 graduate of Bloomington High School. She had worked as a secretary for J.M. Hoadley Stone Co. in Bloomington, Real Silk Hosiery Co. in Indianapolis and retired from Keystone Lighting in Castleton.

Survivors include, her daughter, Janet Atkins and husband David of Owensburg; one granddaughter, Sally Miller and husband Jeff of Mitchell; two great-grandsons, Collin Miller and Dillon Miller both of Mitchell; one brother, Jack Sare of New Castle; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and four brothers, Walter, Rufus, Richard, and Donald Sare.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Friday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Brother Kenny Adams officiating. Burial will follow in the South Union Cemetery in Monroe County.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday and from noon until the service on Friday at the mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Owensburg Baptist Church in honor of Maxine.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guestbook and light a candle in memory of Maxine at www.daycarter.com.

Michael E. Erdle

Michael E. Erdle, 62, Bedford, died Tuesday at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford. Funeral arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home.

March 22, 2011

Mary Jo Davis

July 1, 1920 — March 17, 2011

Mary Jo Davis, 90, of Bedford, entered into her Heavenly Home at 6:10 p.m. on Thursday at Garden Villa in Bedford.

Born July 1, 1920, in Woodville, Ohio, she was the daughter of George and Lula (Sons) Tapp. She married Albert “Wayne” Davis on Sept. 12, 1942, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 1, 1982.

She was a graduate of Bedford High School. She had worked at Kresges, RCA in Bloomington and in Fleet Logistics at NWSC Crane before her disability retirement in 1975.

She was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church and had attended the New Union Church. She was a member of the Gathering Friends Extension Homemakers Club, and a former member of the Rebekah Lodge and T.O.P.S. Club No. 1236.

She was a wonderful mother and grandmother; her two grandsons were her pride and joy.

Survivors include a daughter, Becky Fields of Bedford; two grandsons, Brien Fields and wife Elizabeth of Woburn, Mass., and Jeffrey Fields of Bedford; a cousin that she considered her brother, Bob Blythe and wife Maxine; and several nieces and nephews by marriage.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Johnny in infancy; and a son-in-law, Bob Fields.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Phil Thorne officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers are Brien Fields, Jeff Fields, David King, Marvin Stout, Tim Stewart and Phil Thorne. Honorary pallbearers are Bob Blythe, Gordon Canada, Jim Canada and Phil Tatom.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the mortuary.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Mary Jo at www.daycarter.com.

Avis ‘June’ New

July 24, 1935 — March 21, 2011

Avis “June” New, 75, of 705 Lafayette Ave., Oolitic, died at 1:08 p.m. on Monday, March 21, 2011 at StoneBridge Health Campus in Bedford.

Born July 24, 1935, in Oolitic, she was the daughter of Carl and Ann May (Webb) Fowler. She married Donald K. New on June 26, 1954, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 24, 2010.

She retired from NWSC Crane and was a member of the Oolitic Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include a son, Tim New and wife Patty of Oolitic; a daughter, Lisa Sanders and husband Jerry of Martinsville; a daughter-in-law, Lisa New of Greenwood; 10 grandchildren, Jeremy, Zachary, Brady and Rose New, Caleb, Riley and Seth New, and Joel, Jared and Hannah Sanders; two great-grandchildren, Gracie and Zane New.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and one son, Jim New.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in the Hilltop Cemetery in Avoca.

Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the mortuary.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of June at www.daycarter.com.

Maxine Curry

Feb. 11, 1913 — March 20, 2011

Maxine Curry, 98, Bedford, a former resident of Owensburg and Indianapolis, died at 6:20 a.m. on Sunday at the StoneBridge Health Campus. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will be in the South Union Cemetery in Monroe County. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday and from noon until the service on Friday at the mortuary.

Memorials: Owensburg Baptist Church.

March 21, 2011

Winfred H. ‘Buck’ Prince

July 12, 1932 — March 19, 2011

Winfred Harold “Buck” Prince, 78, of Springville died Saturday morning at the University of Louisville Hospital from injuries suffered in an automobile accident.

Born July 12, 1932, in Smithville, he was the son of Emery Prince and stepmother Maude, and mother May Morron and step father Bracie.

Buck was a United States Army veteran, serving during the Korean War. He spent his professional career as a crane operator in limestone mills including Indiana Limestone, Woolery’s and Independent Limestone. He retired from Independent Limestone in 1993.

He was a member of the Eagles Local No. 1085, the VFW Post No. 9107, and was a member of the Laborers Union No. 741 for 50 years.

Throughout his life Buck was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed time hunting, fishing. He also enjoyed a wide variety of other sports especially NASCAR.

Buck leaves behind his companion Gladys Blake; two sons, Rick Prince and wife Lori of Bloomington, and Kenny Prince and wife Polly of Heltonville; two daughters, Dana Prince and husband Tim, and Lisa Connolly and husband Tim, all of Heltonville; grandchildren, Kelli Prince-Tiller, Stacey Martinez, Brandi Prince, Mandie Tolliver, Jason Prince, Robert Heath Prince and wife Dr. Ashley Armstrong, Heather Joseph and husband Scott, Heidi Prince and Justin Chambers; and great-grandchildren, Brecken, Matthew, Kylee, Naomi, Luke, Cory and Lillianna. Buck is also survived by two brothers, John Prince and Jerry Joe Morron; and four sisters, Phyllis Birchler, Sharon Norman, Nancy Robertson, and Kathy Evans.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Richard Prince, Lyual Morron and Marshall Morron; as well as three sisters, Maxine Arthur, Roberta Morron, and Rose Marie Prince.

Funeral service for Buck will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Allen Funeral Home, 4155 South Old Highway 37.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in Buck’s memory to the White River Humane Society and online condolences may be sent to the family at www.allenfuneralhome.org.

William ‘Bill’ Todd

Nov. 23, 1937 — March 19, 2011

William W. “Bill” Todd, 73, of 1739 Salem Road, Heltonville, died at 8:02 a.m. on Saturday at I.U. Health Bedford Hospital.

Born Nov. 23, 1937 in Lawrence County, he was the son of Ralph N. and Laverne (Norman) Todd. He married Rowena Johnson on Sept. 22, 1956, and she survives.

He worked as a supervisor for General Motors before his retirement in 1991.

He was a member of the Heltonville Christian Church, a member of the Leesville Masonic Lodge #161 F. & A.M. and a past president of the Gilgal Cemetery Association.

Survivors include his wife Rowena of Heltonville; two sons, Monty Todd and wife Doris of Heltonville and Brent Todd and wife Kimberley of Indianapolis; four grandchildren, Shannon Purdy and husband Troy, Aaron Todd, Amelia Todd, and Andrew Todd; two sisters, Rosemary Manzenberger of Oolitic and Ruth Ballantyne of Bedford; two brothers, John Todd of Ringgold, Ga., and Jerry Todd of Chesterton; and aunts and uncles, Ermil and Lola Norman, Rita Norman, and Helen Todd.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, William Joseph Todd; one brother, Donald Todd; and one sister, Barbara Bundy.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Everett “Bud” Vanest and Brother James Fisher officiating. Burial will follow in the Gilgal Cemetery in Heltonville.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Bill at www.daycarter.com.

Mary Jo Davis

July 1, 1920 — March 17, 2011

Mary Jo Davis, 90, of Bedford, died at 6:10 p.m. Thursday at Garden Villa in Bedford. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the mortuary.

Maxine Curry

Maxine Curry, 98, Bedford, formerly of Owensburg and Indianapolis, died Sunday morning at StoneBridge Health Campus. Arrangements are pending with the Day & Carter Mortuary.

March 20, 2011

William W. ‘Bill’ Todd

William W. “Bill” Todd, 73, of Bedford, died Saturday. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Monday at Day & Carter Mortuary. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

March 19, 2011

Marcia M. Hirtz

May 27, 1934 — March 17, 2011

Marcia M. Hirtz, 76, of 1509 6th Street, Bedford, died at 7:05 p.m. on Thursday at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.

Born May 27, 1934, in Crab Orchard, Ky., she was the daughter of John H. and Lillie (Pemberton) Adams. She married Francis Hirtz on Nov. 27, 1949, and he survives.

She was a homemaker and mother and a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Francis, of Bedford; two daughters, Jeanne Bowen and husband Rick of Jane, Mo. and Janet Viner and husband Steve of Edmond, Okla.; seven grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Bonnie Hirtz of Bedford; two sisters, Jewell Baker and husband Charles of Oolitic and Verla Winnings and husband Stirling, of Mesa, Ariz.; and a brother, Phillip Wayne Adams and wife Hazel, of Bedford. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Julia Hicks; two sons, John D. and Joseph A. Hirtz.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. on Monday at Green Hill Cemetery with Fred Hirtz officiating. Burial will follow.

Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Marcia at www.daycarter.com.

D. Steve Stailey

June 4, 1923 — March 17, 2011

D. Steve Stailey, 87, of 4921 Plantation Street, Anderson, formerly of Bedford, died at 6:50 p.m. on Thursday at his residence.

Born June 4, 1923, in Bedford, he was the son of Eli Blaine and Bellzora (Gibson) Stailey. He married Lorna Mae Roberts on June 4, 1942, and she preceded him in death on July 17, 2006.

He was employed at General Motors in the melting department and was an avid fisherman. He was well known for building dog houses.

Survivors include one daughter, Brenda Everitt and husband Orin of Anderson; one son, Terry Stailey and wife, Diane of Pendleton; five grandchildren, Marianne Scott and husband Emmett, Steven Arena, Tony Arena, Kim Leahy and husband John, and Mike Stailey and wife Linda; eight great-grandchildren, Justin and Lauren Scott, Joseph and Addison Arena, Matthew and Sarah Leahy, Kiersten and Ryan Stailey; and 18 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; three brothers, Jesse, Everett and Arvin Stailey; and six sisters, Goldie Stailey, Edna Perry, Thelma Stailey, Audrey Colvin, Ruby Adams and Eva Moore.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Monday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Brother Jim McDowell officiating. Burial will follow in Hilltop Cemetery in Avoca.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday and from 9 a.m. until the service on Monday, at the mortuary.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Steve at www.daycarter.com.

Patricia A. Jochem

Dec. 16, 1941 — March 8, 2011

Patricia Ann Jochem (nee Porter) 69, of Wisconsin, formerly of Lincolnwood, Ill., died March 8 at RML Specialty Hospital, Hinsdale, Ill.

Visitation was March 11 and the funeral was March 12 at Brust Funeral Home in Lombard, Ill. Interment was private.

Mrs. Jochem is survived by her husband, John F.; two daughters, Cindy (Dave) Schmiegelt and Kim Jochem; two grandchildren; Jacob and Nicholas Schmiegelt; a brother, Kenneth Porter; two sisters, Carol Mundy and Janet Hancock; and many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Jochem was born on the family farm. She attended Mitchell High School. She moved to Chicago in 1960, then Lincolnwood. She was married in 1962,

She retired from Joseph Blumberg and Associates Insurance Agency in Chicago. She was active in insurance matters.

She moved to Genoa City, Wis., in 2003.

She was an avid fisherman and gardener. She loved sewing and crocheting. She was very handy and loved to build things.

The Brust Funeral Home in Lombard is in charge of the arrangements. For additional information, call the funeral home at 888-629-0094.

March 18, 2011

Marcia Hirtz

Marcia Hirtz, 76, Bedford, died at 7:05 p.m. Thursday at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Mary Jo Davis

Mary Jo Davis, 90, Bedford, died at 6:10 p.m. Thursday at Garden Villa in Bedford. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Delmer Stailey

Delmer Stailey, Anderson, died Thursday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

March 17, 2011

Patrick D. Henderson

Feb. 5, 1941 — March 15, 2011

Patrick D. Henderson, 70, of Heltonville, died at 1:20 p.m. Tuesday at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.

He was born Feb. 5, 1941, in Lawrence County, the son of Patrick and Evelyn (Edington) Henderson. He married Deloris Russell on June 11, 1966, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 16, 2008.

He was a stone quarry worker and gate man at the Lawrence County landfill.

He was a U.S. Army veteran having served in the Korean War.

Survivors include three sons, Patrick D. Henderson of Bloomington, and Charles A. Henderson and Marcus D. Henderson, both of Heltonville; one daughter, Judy Ann Blake of Bedford; nine grandchildren, Brandon and Blaire Henderson of Mitchell, Heather, Jessica and Jarred Henderson of Freedom, Brittany, Marcus and Danielle Blake of Bedford, and Cheyanne Henderson of Bedford; one great-grandson, Jacob Henderson of Freedom; one sister, Carol Hutchinson of Heltonville; two brothers, Gary Henderson of Indianapolis, and Michael Henderson of Mitchell; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; three brothers, Charles, Donald and Jerry Henderson, and one sister, Dorothy Deckard.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford. Burial will be in Gilgal Cemetery in Heltonville with military graveside rites by the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

Howard Tincher

Oct. 1, 1926 — March 15, 2011

Howard Tincher, 84, of Shoals, passed away at 6:47 p.m. Tuesday at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford.

Born Oct. 1, 1926, in Mitchell, he was the son of Edward and Ida Mae (Tolbert) Tincher.

He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church.

Surviving are a daughter, Betty Hancock and husband Jerry Jr., of Mitchell; grandchildren, Darcy Wade and Beth Hancock and Nick Hancock; great-grandchildren, Andrew and Taylar Watts; great friends, Duke and Pat Wallskog; several nieces and nephews; and five dogs.

His parents, brothers, George Lee Tincher, Raymond Tincher and Keith Tincher; and sisters, Lola Tincher, Orpha Helen Fadler, Gladys Mae Brock, Virginia Frances Fox, and Juanita Maxine Tillett, preceded him in death.

Graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mitchell Cemetery with Brother Greg McBride officiating.

Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday at Chastain Funeral Home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com.

Raymond B. Silvers

May 27, 1955 — March 16, 2011

Raymond Boyd Silvers, 55, of Medora, died at 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday at Core Nursing and Rehab in Bedford.

He was born May 27, 1955, in Bedford, the son of Raymond D. Silvers and Rosetta Terrell Silvers Tipton. He married Kimberly Marcum, and she preceded him in death.

He was a self-employed contractor.

He was a U.S. Army veteran. He loved to fish, watch football, basketball and NASCAR racing.

Survivors include one son, James Daniel Silvers of Kentucky; two daughters, Jennifer Silvers, address unknown, and Natalie Silvers of Mitchell; his mother, Rosetta Tipton of Bedford; three half brothers, Scott Lovell of Mitchell, and Raymond D. Silvers Jr. and Edward Silvers, both of Louisville; and two half sisters, Marie Watson of Bedford and Melissa Silvers of Louisville.

His father, Raymond D. Silvers and wife, Kimberly Silvers, preceded him in death.

To comply with his wishes, cremation was chosen. There will be no services.

Arrangements are being handled by the Hague Funeral Home in Medora.

March 16, 2011

Juanita M. Smith

May 28, 1914 — March 15, 2011

Juanita Murray Smith, 96, of Bedford, died at 3 a.m. on Tuesday at the White River Lodge in Bedford.

Born May 28, 1914, in Orangeville, she was the daughter of Noble and Minnie (Tolbert) Felknor. She married Floyd Murray on Oct. 20, 1934 and he preceded her in death in July of 1961. She later married Harold Smith on July 3, 1969, and he died on Dec. 14, 1999.

She was a graduate of Bedford High School with the class of 1933. She retired from the Sears Roebuck & Co. after 20 years and was a member of the Englewood Baptist Church. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and former member of the Business and Professional Women’s Club.

Survivors include a son, Stephen Floyd Murray and wife Irene of Carmel; a stepson, Donald L. Smith of Bedford; a stepdaughter, Faye Barksdale and husband Jerome of Bedford; four grandchildren, Michael, Todd and Bradley Murray and Susan Carlock; several great-grandchildren; several step-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Jewell Storms of Bedford.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; three sisters, Daisy Walker, Genevieve Beasley and Zella Hamilton; and one brother, Clinton Felknor.

Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. on Thursday at the Englewood Baptist Church with Pastor Dave Ferry officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Juanita at www.daycarter.com.

Robert B. Prince

Jan. 24, 1938 — March 14, 2011

Robert B. Prince, 73, of Springville, passed away on Monday at his residence after battling a long illness.

He was born Jan. 24, 1938, in Monroe County to Bee and Lela Butcher Prince.

Robert spent his professional career as a carpenter for 20 years and Indiana Limestone for 16 years before his retirement in 1996. He was a member of Local 741 Union for 30 years and was of the Pentecostal Faith.

Robert enjoyed being outdoors, fishing, NASCAR, his beloved dogs Suzi and Sugar, but will be most fondly remembered by his family as a loving and devoted husband, father, and helper of everyone he knew.

Robert is survived by his wife Stella Grubb Prince of Springville, whom he married July 13, 1957. He also leaves behind his sons, David Prince and wife Kelli, Jeff Prince and Daniel Prince, all of Bloomington; daughter, Melody Elmore and husband James of Springville; five grandchildren, Alissa Harding and her husband Curtis of Bloomington, Joshua Prince of Springville, Jason Elmore of Springville, Jessica Elmore of Springville, and Sarah Prince of Bloomington; great-grandson, Dylan Richardson; brother, Virgil Prince of Bedford; and three sisters, Beulah Hearth of Bedford, Jeannette Martin of Avoca, and Judy Brain of Springville.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Virginia Nikirk, and Wilma Deckard; and brothers, Ernest, James, Randall, and Danny Prince.

Funeral service for Robert will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Allen Funeral Home in Bloomington with the Rev. Robert Phillips officiating. Burial will follow at Clover Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The family would like to extend their thanks to Southern Care Hospice for the care they gave Robert.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.allenfuneralhome.org.

Howard Tincher

Howard Tincher, 84, Shoals, died at 6:47 p.m. Tuesday at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford. Funeral arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home.

March 15, 2011

Paul Andrew ‘Punk’ Love

July 22, 1927 — March 14, 2011

Paul Andrew “Punk” Love, 83, of Bedford, died at 1:40 a.m. Monday at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford.

He was born July 22, 1927, in Bedford, the son of Crook and Rose (Hawk) Love. He married Phyllis Maxine Hall on Nov. 24, 1950, and she survives.

He was an advertising representative at the Bedford Times-Mail newspaper for 42 years, retiring in 1991.

He was a 1945 graduate of Bedford High School and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

He was a member of Englewood Baptist Church, the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33, the BPOE Elks Lodge No. 826, Bedford, Bedford Masonic Lodge No. 14 F&AM, Shrine Club and Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis.

Survivors include his wife Maxine of Bedford; three sons, Larry Paul (Cindy) Love, Mark Alan Love, and Bradley (Karen) Love, all of Bedford; one daughter, Karen Sue (David) Cummings of Bedford; five grandchildren, Jason Paul Love, Amber M. (Travis) Bailey, Matthew Cummings, Joshua (Tonia) Cummings and Logan Speer Love, all of Bedford; four great-grandchildren, Madison Bass, Mollee Dillon, and Isaac Cummings and Macey Cummings, all of Bedford; and one sister, Erma Bridwell of Greenfield.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Cletus, Doyle, Floyd and Dale Love, and one sister, Ruby Owen.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with Pastor David Ferry officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

Elizabeth New

Aug. 31, 1922 — March 14, 2011

Elizabeth New, 88, of Oolitic, passed away peacefully at 9:24 a.m. on Monday at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Born Aug. 31, 1922, in Kentucky, she was the daughter of Lee and Beulah (Bennett) Hollars. She married Charles Robert “Bob” New on July 4, 1946, and he survives.

She was a homemaker and attended the Oolitic Pentecostal Church. She was a current member of the New Life Trinity Holiness Tabernacle.

Survivors include her husband, Charles “Bob” of Oolitic; one son, Barry New and wife Mary Lou of Bedford; one daughter, Rita Barnes and husband Dean of Oolitic; five grandchildren, Shannon (Jeannie) Barnes, Melissa (Brad) Weilbaker, Brandon (Cybil) New, Braxton Barnes and Heather Barnes; nine great-grandchildren, Megan Barnes, Josie Barnes, Brittani Weilbaker, Braden Weilbaker, Brynleigh Barnes, Sadie Barnes, Addie Ward, Brilynn Weilbaker and Isaac New; two sisters, Margaret Flynn of Oolitic and Lena Covey of Kokomo; one brother, Orval Hollars of Bedford; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Ed, Andy and Odis Hollars; and one grandson, Robert Dax New.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Brother Keith Thompson, Brother Mark Brock and Brother Marty Speer officiating. Burial will follow in the Hilltop Cemetery in Avoca.

Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. on Wednesday and from 10 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the mortuary.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Elizabeth at www.daycarter.com.

Easter Faubion

April 23, 1916 — March 13, 2011

Easter Todd Faubion, 94, of Heltonville, passed away at 5:05 p.m. on Sunday at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.

Born April 23, 1916, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of John S. and Della (Smith) Todd. She married Richard R. Faubion on Feb. 1, 1936, and he passed away on May 4, 2002.

She was a homemaker and member of the Heltonville Methodist Church.

She was a wonderful, loving Christian mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Survivors include a son, Jack (Kae Dee) Faubion; two daughters, Susan (Gerald) Norman and Margaret Faubion Hall; a daughter-in-law, Connie Faubion all of Heltonville; a sister, Alice Kraus of Arizona; 13 grandchildren, Leanna Stoll, Marty Leonard, David Faubion, Kelly George, Tracy Williams, Jay Faubion, Leah Jean, Tod Norman, Aimee Hudson, Jacki Salzmann, Casey Faubion, Daniel Faubion and Nicholas Faubion; several great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sons, Robert G. and Richard Lee Faubion; a sister, Ellen Garland; and a brother, Raymond Todd.

Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday at Gilgal Cemetery in Heltonville with Pastor Jim Temple officiating. Burial will follow. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to The American Cancer Society in memory of Richard R. Faubion and Robert G. Faubion or the American Heart Association in memory of Richard L. Faubion.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Easter at www.daycarter.com.

Debra G. Spires

Aug. 11, 1958 — March 13, 2011

Debra G. Spires age 52, of Art Gallery Road, Bedford, passed away at 8:02 p.m. on Sunday at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

Debra was born on Aug. 11, 1958, at Dunn Memorial Hospital in Bedford to Lewis F. and Wanita (Shoopman) Hopkins. She had previously worked at Applacres.

Survivors include her mother, Wanita Hopkins of Bedford, two daughters, Dara Hagemier of Bedford and Cylee Sanders of Mitchell; one son, Brady Spires of Mitchell; seven grandchildren, Cortni Smith, Tya Baker, Camryn Sanders, Lance Sanders, Tiffany Sanders, Lilly Reese Spires and Baby Spires, one great-grandson, Drennon Smith; and niece and nephews, Shayne King and Shawn King of Huron and Shandi King Gerkin of Bedford.

She was preceded in death by her father, Lewis Hopkins; and one sister, Cynthia King.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday at Cresthaven Funeral Home.

Memorial service will be at 1 p.m. on Friday at Cresthaven Memory Gardens, Chapel of Peace. Burial will follow on Friday in the Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Beulah A. Goodson

Nov. 8, 1910 — March 14, 2011

Beulah A. (Skinner) Goodson, 100, Anderson, formerly of Bedford, died Monday at Community Hospital, Anderson. Service will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Main Street Church of God, Anderson. Burial will be in Mechanicsburg Cemetery, Mechanicsburg. Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday at Robert D Loose Funeral Home, Anderson and for one hour prior to the service on Monday, at the church.

Memorials: Main Street Church of God.

Juanita Smith

Juanita Murray Smith, 96, of Bedford, died at 3 a.m. today at White River Lodge. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

March 14, 2011

Louise M. Rich

Jan. 21, 1933 — March 12, 2011

Louise May Rich, 78, of 117 Stark Street, Crane, died at 3 p.m. on Saturday at her residence.

Born Jan. 21, 1933, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Alfred and Mamie (Arnold) Lawson.

Survivors include one daughter, Sharon Craig and husband Steve of Crane; one son, Edward Lawson of Solsberry; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Therman Rich; six brothers, Charles, Irvin, Alfred, Jack and Melvin Lawson and a twin brother, Louis; and three sisters, Viola Dauch, Mary Lou Glowner and Barbara Walker.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in the Dive Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the mortuary.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Louise at www.daycarter.com.

James W. Ray

Nov. 23, 1920 — March 12, 2011

James Warren “JW” Ray, 90, formerly of Bedford, died at 5 p.m. on Saturday at the Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility in Columbus.

Born Nov. 23, 1920, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Daniel and Bertha (Phillippe) Ray. He married Katherine Pierce on Nov. 4, 1942, and she preceded him in death on July 11, 2008.

James was retired from A&H Truck Lines and worked several years for Kirk’s Grocery. James was a member of Fayetteville Baptist Church and attended the First Baptist Church of Bedford. He was a member of the American Association of Retired Persons.

Survivors include one daughter, Teresa Norris and husband Rondell of Columbus; two grandsons, Adam Norris of Indianapolis and Kyle Norris and wife Amy of Fargo, N.D.; one brother, Lewis C. Ray of Indianapolis; one sister, Wanda Conolty, of Bedford; and two great-granddaughters, Caitlyn and Ashlan of Columbus.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; one brother, Robert Ray; and four sisters, Lois Turpen, Geneva Speer, Marjorie Briscoe and Charlotte Ryan.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Tuesday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Rev. Byron Gibson officiating. Burial will follow in the Green Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the mortuary.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of James at www.daycarter.com.

Emma R. Axsom

June 17, 1930 — March 12, 2011

Emma R. (East) Axsom, 80, North Vernon, died Saturday at her residence.

She was born June 17, 1930, in Norman to Byrol and Berlie (Fleetwood) East. On Sept. 2, 1946, she married Marshall Leon Axsom and he preceded her in death on Feb. 12, 1988.

She was a homemaker and a member of Browns Corner Chapel in Scipio.

She is survived by two sons, Hershel and Judy Axsom of Columbus and Gary Lee Axsom of Anniston, Alabama; one daughter, Deborah and Kenneth Sandefur of Commiskey; 1 brother, Virgil Thomas East of Norman; three sisters, Pearl Blake of Bloomington and Resa Sowders and Sue Scroggins of Bedford; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and two sisters, Edith East and Grace Smith.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 a.m. until the service at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the Jones Funeral Home in Heltonville with Pastor Mark Hamel officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made at the Jones Funeral Home.

Paul A. Love

Paul A. “Punk” Love, 83, Bedford, died at 1:40 a.m. today at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

Easter Faubion

Easter Todd Faubion, 94, of Heltonville, died at 5:05 p.m. on Sunday at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

March 13, 2011

Wanda Rose Grigson

SEPT. 4, 1934—MARCH 12, 2011

Wanda Rose Grigson, 76, of Orleans, passed away at 9:55 a.m. Saturday, March 12, 2011, at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center.

Born Sept. 4, 1934, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Otis and Frances (Ray) Knight.

She is survived by husband Paul Grigson of Orleans; sons Edward Leatherman of Paoli and Kenneth Leatherman of Mitchell; and brother Gerald Knight of Orleans.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers Donald Knight and Marvin Knight.

Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Monday, March 14, at Chastain Funeral Home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfunerahome.

Carl L. Hubbard

Jan. 15, 1925—Feb. 24, 2011

Carl L. Hubbard, 86, of Marlton, N.J., died Feb. 24, 2011.

He was born in Bedford, Indiana, to the late Noble and Flora Mahoney Hubbard. He served in the U.S. Navy. Later, he worked for the Burlington Railroad in Kansas City, Mo., then for RCA/GE in Indiana and New Jersey. He attended LaSalle University and Indiana School of Business. He was a member of the United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Irene (nee Peters); daughters, Janet and Rebecca Hubbard; and two granddaughters. Predeceased by parents; brothers, Elbert, Winifred, Jim, Noble E. and Paul; and by sisters, Helen (Bill) Taylor, Bessie (Wes) Edwards and Frances (Ab) Boone.

Private burial service at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery, Wrightstown, N.J. Visitation is from 1-2 p.m., followed by memorial service, at St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 327 Marlton Pike West, Cherry Hill, N.J., on March 19, 2011. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of choice.

March 12, 2011

Irenia Marie Harmon

May 21, 1915 — March 10, 2011

Irenia Marie Harmon, 95, of Bloomington, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2011, at Garden Villa. Irenia was born on May 21, 1915, in Lawrence County, Indiana, and was the daughter of William P. and Jossie (Clark) Glascoe.

She attended Bloomington High School and worked and retired from Bloomington Hospital where she worked in the laundry department. After retirement, she worked with her daughter, Shirley, at Jean Marie Fabrics and Cupid’s Bridal. She was a member of The First Church of God.

Irenia married Edgar M. Harmon on June 23, 1935, and he preceded her in death in 1966. She is survived by two daughters, Shirley M. Shelton (Dewey) of Bloomington, and Beverly D. Kinser of Ellettsville; foster son, Denzil Ray Godsey (Sue) of Lawrence County; and one sister, Helen Buskirk of Bloomington. Also surviving are 7 grandchildren, 12 foster grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, 2 step-great-grandchildren, 12 foster great-grandchildren, 5 great-great-grandchildren and 1 step-great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edgar; son, Edgar Marvin Harmon; daughter, Judith (Judy) May; son-in-law, Ronnie Kinser; brother, Clovis Glascoe; and sister, Ruby Smith.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third St., Bloomington, with Rev. Harold Godsey officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until service time at The Funeral Chapel.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.pdcfuneralchapel.com.

Wayne L. Meek

May 18, 1924 — March 11, 2011

Wayne L. Meek, 86, of Cataract, passed away Friday, March 11, 2011, in Greencastle. He was born May 18, 1924, in Cataract to Basil and Pearl (Newell) Meek. He graduated from Quincy High School in 1943 and then joined the Army during WWII. He held many jobs as an Owen County Sheriff Deputy, driving a school bus for Cunot schools, helping to build the Cataract fire tower, assisting the surveying of the area that is now Cataract Lake, and he retired as the property manager of Owen/Putnam County State Forest after 17 years. Wayne was a Cloverdale School Board member for 8 years and also served as an Owen County Trustee for 8 years. Wayne was an avid outdoorsman, farmer and bee keeper. He loved to tell the history of the Cataract area to anyone who asked for information.

Mr. Meek is survived by his wife of 55 years, Helen (Snyder) Meek; children, Loretta Froedge of Indianapolis, John Allen (Vivian) Meek and Steve Meek, both of Cataract; brothers, Bobby Meek of Bedford, Don Meek and Basil Meek, Jr., both of Cataract; sisters, Billie Martin of Bloomfield and Ruth Shepherd of Hendricksville; 5 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and 6 step-great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home. Rev. Jerry Huber will officiate. Burial will follow at Cataract Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday, 10 a.m. until service time.

March 11, 2011

Oren Edward ‘Monk’ Wood

May 15, 1916 — March 8, 2011

Oren Edward “Monk” Wood, 94, Bedford, died at 10:16 a.m. on Tuesday at Garden Villa in Bedford.

He was born May 15, 1916, in Lawrence County, the son of Will R. and Blanche (Ramsey) Wood. He married Mary Edwina Sheeks on Jan. 1, 1938, and she preceded him in death in December 2009.

He was a 1934 graduate of Shawswick High School and was a member of White River Baptist Church.

He was a farmer and drove a school bus for over 30 years for Tunnelton School.

Survivors include two daughters, Nedra Kay Wood of Indianapolis and Gaylynn (Gary) Jean of Bedford; three grandsons, Ross (Noelle) Jean and Bret (Tammie) Jean, all of Bedford, and Kyle (Leah) Jean of Heltonville; six great-grandchildren, Dairen Jean, Dominick Jean, Bretta Jean, Collen Jean, Chance Jean and Lainey Jean; and one niece, Janet Hayes Crane of Bedford.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and two sisters, Mary Hayes and Wilma Wood.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford with the Rev. Dr. Kregg Burris officiating. Burial will be in White River Baptist Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

March 10, 2011

Tessa Elyse Byers

April 6, 1992 — March 5, 2011

Tessa Elyse Byers, 18, of Carmel, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, March 5, 2011.

Visitation for Tessa will be held Friday, March 11, 2011 from 3–8 p.m. and the funeral service on Saturday, March 12, 2011 at 10:30. Both services will be held at East 91st Street Christian Church, 6049 East 91st Street, Indianapolis, IN 46250.

Tessa Byers was born on April 6, 1992, in Indianapolis, IN the daughter of Robin Wayne and Donna Jean Byers. She graduated from Park Tudor School in 2010. She was a Freshman at University of Tampa with ambitions of majoring in Theatre and had recently pledged Alpha Psi Omega.

Tessa was involved in a great number of activities during her school career and church involvement. She was an accomplished musician, singer/songwriter, photographer, and actress. Tessa had a passion for missions work in Show Low, Arizona and served the Apache reservation with great enthusiasm. She participated in numerous worship bands and was currently leading worship for Campus Crusade for Christ at the University of Tampa.

Tessa was an active participant in many Park Tudor productions including her most memorable performance last Spring in Bye Bye Birdie. She was a member of the Park Tudor Lacrosse and Swim Teams. She was a vibrant and energetic young lady with a heart of love and service for her Lord and others. She was gifted with a contagiously wonderful spirit of fun and laughter.

Tessa has now had the unspeakable joy of seeing her Lord and Savior face to face and is praising Him with the gift of music He bestowed upon her.

Surviving are her parents, Robin Wayne and Donna Jean Byers of Carmel; her sister, Kathryn Olivia Byers of Carmel; her grandparents, Fred and Betty Byers of Springville, IN, her aunt, Becky Byers of Springville, IN, her grandmother, Shirley Jeanine Elzy of Greenwood, IN, her uncle Dennis Elzy and aunt Pam Elzy of Arlington, IN, and uncle Thom Dehorn and aunt Belinda DeHorn of Greenwood, IN, Cousins include Meredith and Taylor Elliott, Jessica Haire and husband Chris, Kylie Conde and husband Phil, and Zoe Conde.

She is preceded in death by her grandfather, Donald Lee Elzy.

Flowers may be sent to the church or contributions may be sent to: Thy Will Ministries, Pete & Kim Kemp, 541 North 43rd Drive, Show Low, AZ 85901.

Please visit www.bussellfamilyfunerals.com where you may sign the guest book and share a memory.

Arrangements entrusted to Bussell Family Funerals, 1621 E. Greyhound Pass, Carmel, IN.

March 09, 2011

Edwin P. Seymour

Feb. 7, 1916 — March 8, 2011

Edwin P. Seymour, 95, Bedford, died at 5:50 a.m. Tuesday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

He was born Feb. 7, 1916, in Ripley County, to Alva P. and Josie (Henderson) Seymour. He married Mary Calpha in Hattiesburg, Miss., and she preceded him in death in 1981.

Edwin grew up on a farm; was a truck driver, dump truck driver; was a licensed electrician; worked for Ford in Connersville; and retired from Ford/Visteon.

He was a World War II Army veteran, was a member of the American Legion, VFW, American Vets, 40 & 8, all of Connersville; and the Eagles and Elks clubs.

Survivors include three daughters, Ann Gustafson of Merrillville, Jan Halstead of Bedford and Zoe Seymour of Centerville; one son, Eric Seymour of Powell, Ohio; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; one brother, Lawrence Seymour; and one sister, Kathryn Schuck.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home in Connersville. Burial will be in Laurel North Cemetery in Laurel.

Friends may call from noon until the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Local arrangements under the direction of Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

Myra J. Moore

Jan. 5, 1930 — March 7, 2011

Myra Joan “Jodie” Moore, 81, of 1523 1st Street, Bedford, died at 2:26 p.m. on Monday at the Golden Living Center in Bloomington.

Born Jan. 5, 1930, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Nelson and Mary (Dilly) Sears. She married Homer C. Moore on Aug. 29, 1952, and he survives.

She was a homemaker and swimming instructor for the Red Cross for 20 years. She managed city pools for several years and volunteered at St. Vincent de Paul Society and the Bedford Medical Center Auxiliary.

She was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and enjoyed playing cards, reading, spending time with family and friends. She was an avid IU basketball and Indianapolis Colts fan.

Survivors include her husband, Homer, of Bedford; two sons, William Tyree Moore and wife Stella of Bedford and Tod Moore and wife Angie of Bloomington; a daughter, Gina Owens and husband Doyle of Granger; grandchildren, Jeremy (Heather) Moore, Kylee (Jason) Harding, all of Bedford, Chris Moore and Katie Moore, both of Bloomington, Codie (Chase) Taylor of South Bend and Kyle Owens of Longwood, Fla.; stepgrandsons, Nicholus Bays of Monroe, Ohio and Bob (Crystal) Bays of Bedford; nine great-grandchildren; a brother, David Sears and wife Linda of Littleton, Colo.; two sisters, Mary Merrell of Greenwood and Nancy Wilson and husband Jim of Estero, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Kathleen (in infancy).

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Friday at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Rick Eldred officiating. Burial will follow. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, at the Day & Carter Mortuary where a rosary service will be conducted at 7:30 p.m.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Parish Life Center.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Myra at www.daycarter.com.

Mary B. Maar

Nov. 2, 1916 — March 4, 2011

Mary B. Maar, 94, Spice Valley Road, Mitchell, died Friday at Golden Living Center in Bloomington. Mary moved to Mitchell in 1999 due to failing health and to be with her daughter and son-in-law.

She was born Nov. 2, 1916, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of John and Elizabeth (Kafka) Bauer. She married Anton “Tony” Maar on June 18, 1938, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 7, 1981.

She was in show business, performing at fairs around the Midwest, including the Indiana State Fair, with acrobatic and dog acts.

She was a member of Spice Valley Baptist Church.

Survivors include one sister, Betty Jane Ward of Fox Point, Wis.; sister-in-law, Angela Vehabovic of West Allis, Wis.; daughter, Pat (Maar) Boscher and husband Tom of Mitchell; granddaughters, Laura (Ken) Rasch and Sue (Joe) Kuryanowicz, all of Kenosha, Wis.; grandson, Jim Koos of Evansville and Tom (Katie) Boscher of Mundelein, Ill.; great-granddaughters, Nikki Koos, Sara Rasch, and Morgan and Peyton Kuryanowicz; great-grandsons, Lcpl. Kevin Rasch, Camp Pendleton, Calif., Steven Rasch, Colin and Quinn Boscher, and Carter Kuryanowicz; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Elizabeth Bauer; and two brothers, Joe and Otto Bauer.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on March 19 at St. Thomas Chapel, 40th Ave., Kenosha, Wis. Interment will be at Lee Memorial Gardens in Fort Myers, Fla., on April 25.

Memorial contributions may be made to the White River Humane Society in Bedford.

Charles W. Burkhart

June 29, 1924 — March 1, 2011

Charles Warren Burkhart, 86, Orlando, Fla., formerly of Bedford, died March 1 in Orlando. Services were March 5 in Florida.

Oren Wood

Oren Wood, 94, Bedford, died at 10:16 a.m. Tuesday at Garden Villa in Bedford. Arrangements are pending at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

March 08, 2011

Myra J. Moore

Jan. 5, 1930 — March 7, 2011

Myra Joan (Jodie) Moore, 81, Bedford, died at 2:26 p.m. on Monday at the Golden Living Center in Bloomington. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Friday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Memorials: St. Vincent de Paul Parish Life Center.

Susan E. Hardman

Aug. 14, 1964 — March 6, 2011

Susan Elizabeth Hardman, 46, Mitchell, died at 2 a.m. Sunday at her residence. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. on Wednesday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

March 07, 2011

Avola K. Lewis

Feb. 7, 1909 — March 5, 2011

Avola K. Lewis, 102, White River Lodge, formerly of 1612 18th St., Bedford, died at 8:15 a.m. on Saturday at White River Lodge.

She was born Feb. 7, 1909, in Vigo County, the daughter of Elza and Addie (Allen) Knight. She married Enos C. Lewis on Oct. 16, 1928, in Bedford, and he preceded her in death on June 9, 1993.

She was a homemaker and a graduate of Bedford High School.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, having served as elder; and Kappa Sigma Sorority and the Eastern Star.

Survivors include one daughter, Connie Ellen Endris of Greensburg; one son, Robert Allen (Dianna) Lewis of Bedford; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; one niece; and one nephew.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the First Presbyterian Church in Bedford with Pastor Mark McDaniel officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the church.

Contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church in memory of Avola K. Lewis.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

Jane Gilbert

May 30, 1954 — March 5, 2011

Sister Jane Gilbert went home to the Lord on Saturday, March 5.

Born May 30, 1954, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Joseph C. and Mary J. (Dalton) Gilbert, who both preceded her in death.

Also preceding her in death was one brother, Stephen D. Gilbert and a sister, Georgianna Jenkins in infancy.

Surviving are two brothers, Mike Gilbert of Woodburn, Ky. and Chris Gilbert of Russelville, Ky.; and nine sisters, Jeanie Judah of Bedford, Laura Thomas of Wabash, Jackie Short of Bedford, Patsy Benson of Cloverdale, Ore., Beverly Chain of Wabash, Rosemary McDonald of Stuart, Okla., Jo Ellen Sutton of Cahokia, Ill., Sandra Nordhoff of Bedford and Linda Randolph of Bedford. Janie also had 12 half-brothers and sisters from Texas, some of whom preceded her in death.

While Janie had no children of her own, she had many nieces and nephews she loved and helped to nurture. Special mention to her namesake Jayne McIntosh, Matt Walker and baby Neil Norris.

Janie was a lifelong Christian and currently a member and deacon of The Body of Christ Fellowship Church.

Viewing for Janie will be Tuesday evening from 4-8 p.m. at the Body of Christ Fellowship Church, 3604 Washington Ave., Bedford.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the church with the Revs. John and Cheryl Turpin officiating.

In lieu of flowers, Janie’s family requests that donations be made to the church.

Interment at Beach Grove Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

Phyllis J. Curren

Jan. 22, 1925 — March 5, 2011

Phyllis Jean Pendley Curren, 86, of Bedford, died at 7:15 a.m. on Saturday at Garden Villa.

Born Jan. 22, 1925, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Perry and Louise (Rainey) Pendley. She married John S. “Mr. Spud” Curren on Jan. 26, 1944. She was a graduate of Needmore High School with the class of 1943. She was a homemaker and member of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include one daughter, Drenda K. Brunt and husband Max of Summitville; two sons, John E. Curren and companion Barbara Lofland and Samuel L. Curren and wife Ruby, all of Bedford; five grandchildren, Max Allen Brunt, Melissa Gilbert, Maleaha Evans, Lynessa Cummings and J.R. Curren; one stepgrandchild, Christian Garciano; 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; two grandchildren; two sisters, Ruth Fish and Marilee Davis; and one brother, Charles Pendley.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday and from 10 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the mortuary.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Phyllis at www.daycarter.com.

June Edwards

Dec. 18, 1919 — March 4, 2011

June (Givens) Edwards, 91, of 1420 N Street Bedford, died at 1:15 p.m. on Friday at White River Lodge.

Born Dec. 18, 1919, in Illinois, she was the daughter of George and Della (Delaney) Givens. She married James Robert Edwards on April 15, 1944, and he preceded her in death.

She retired from the Bedford Public Library as a bookkeeper. In the 1940’s she worked at the Times and The Mail and the Times Mail.

Survivors include one daughter, Janine (Edwards) Eagan and her husband Steven of Bedford; one son, Bo Edwards of Bedford; and one grandson, Taylor Robert Paul Eagan.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and one brother Gene.

Private family services will be held.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of June at www.daycarter.com.

Roger D. Weaver Jr.

Aug. 6, 1982 — March 5, 2011

Roger D. Weaver Jr., 28, Mitchell, died at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

He was born Aug. 6, 1982, in Bedford, the son of Roger and Doris L. (Root) Weaver.

He was a graduate of Bedford North Lawrence High School.

He was disabled.

Survivors include his parents, Roger and Doris L. Weaver of Mitchell; his sister, Elizabeth J. Weaver of Mitchell; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

No funeral service is scheduled.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

Contributions may be made to the funeral home to assist the family.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

Kenneth J. Korvela Jr.

March 31, 1959 — Feb. 5, 2011

Kenneth J. Korvela Jr., age 51, passed away at his residence in Bloomington.

He was born on March 31, 1959, in Cherry Point, N.C. to Kenneth and Marylou (Glasgow) Korvela. He was formerly married to Pam Pace Korvela.

He worked at Indiana Limestone Company and Victor Oolitic Limestone.

He attended Bedford North Lawrence High School, Body of Christ Church. He loved to help his family and friends, study the Bible and keep the faith up.

Survivors include his parents, Kenneth and Marylou Korvela of Springville; two sons, Kenneth Kray Korvela of Bloomington and Cody John Korvela of Bedford; one daughter, Kama Michelle Korvela of Louisville, Ky.; one sister, Kim Korvela of Springville and her sons, Tyler & Justin Baker; three brothers, Mark and Pam Korvela of Springville, Greg and April Korvela of Bedford and Brian and Ruth Korvela of Harrodsburg; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Joseph and Maudie Glasgow, and Edwin Korvela.

Private family services will be held at Body of Christ Church on Washington Ave. in Bedford.

Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

Joyce V. Inman

Sept. 14, 1927 — March 6, 2011

Joyce V. Inman, age 83, of Loogootee, died at 8:33 a.m. on Sunday at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.

She was born Sept. 14, 1927, in Daviess County, to Pearl and Gertrude (Nolan) Guy. On Sept. 15, 1947, she married Alfred “Shorty” Inman and he preceded her in death on Feb. 13, 2004.

She was a homemaker.

She a member of St. John Catholic Church in Loogootee and was a graduate of St. John’s High School

She is survived by one son, Kenny L. Inman of Loogootee; three daughters, Beverly and husband Bob Miller of Montgomery, Janet Sabatier of Loogootee and Connie Jo Bledsoe and husband Cary of Sullivan; two sisters, Dorothy Gutgsell of O’Fallon, Ill. and Jean Trambaugh of Loogootee; four

grandchildren, Jennifer and husband Ryan Wagner of Virginia Beach, Va., Jaclyn Sabatier of Bedford, Matthew Inman and wife Lacy of Washington and Sarah Brooke Inman of Evansville; and one great-grandchild, Alecia Wagner.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Pearl and Gertrude (Nolan) Guy; her husband, Alfred “Shorty” Inman; and four sisters, Winfred Aytes, Helen Crane, Bea Ingleman and Betty Spears.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. on

Wednesday at St. John Catholic Church in Loogootee. Burial will follow in St. John Catholic Cemetery in Loogootee.

Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday at Brocksmith Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made at www.brocksmithfuneralhomes.com

Clyde Brock

June 6, 1937 — March 4, 2011

Clyde Brock, 73, of Brownstown, died at 3 a.m. on Friday.

He was born June 6, 1937, at Bad Creek, in Leslie County, Ky., the son of John and Susie (Hoskins) Brock. He married Mabel E. Stuckwisch on July 19, 1958, and she preceded him in death on March 16, 1995.

He worked at Foley Construction in Nevada, worked on the farm of Bob Watts, worked at Mississippi Valley Barge Line for six years, then worked as a supervisor at HO Canfield/Pantasote for 281⁄2 years, retiring in December, 1990.

He attended Calvary Catholic School in Kentucky.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing and taking car rides with his children and grandchildren.

Surviving are two sons, Terry M. Brock of Freetown and John (Melissa) Brock of Brownstown; two daughters, Linda (Mike) Allman and Vickie (Matt) Persinger, all of Brownstown; two brothers, Bige (Tania) Brock of Panama City, Fla., and Cecil (Gloria) Brock of Bedford; two sisters, Goldie (Richard) Goens of Clearspring and Cathy Verba of Medora; 11 grandchildren, Amanda (Brett) Parker and Kelli Brock, all of Bedford, Brandee Brock of Seymour, Spencer and Lexi Allman, Jonah and Madison Persinger, and Seth, Emily, Macie and Ava Brock, all of Brownstown; four sisters-in-law, Grace Stuckwisch of Seymour, Marilyn Stuckwisch and Josephine Brock, both of Brownstown and Eunice (Kenneth) Wessel of Columbus.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; four brothers, Walter, Inman “IG,” Johnny and Dempsey Brock; two sisters, Virgie Allman and Rosie Stuckwisch; one granddaughter, Faith Elizabeth Brock on Feb. 13, 2009.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Spurgeon Funeral Home in Brownstown with Jean Pogue officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery in Brownstown.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday and from 10 a.m. until the service on Wednesday all at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be given to Lutheran Central School or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Thresnelda J. Gilbert

Thresnelda Jane Gilbert, 56, Bedford, died at 6:12 p.m. Saturday at her residence. Arrangements are pending at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford.

March 06, 2011

Phyllis Curren

Phyllis Curren, 86, of Bedford, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary.

Avola Lewis

Avola Lewis, 102, of Bedford, died Saturday at White River Lodge. Arrangements are pending at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

June (Givens) Edwards

June (Givens) Edwards, 91, of Bedford, died Friday. There is no visitation. Private services for the family will be conducted. Day & Carter Mortuary handled the arrangements.

March 05, 2011

Wilburn L. Rayle

Aug. 8, 1924 — March 4, 2011

Wilburn L. “Buck” Rayle, 86, of Bedford, and formerly of Monroe County passed away on Friday at Westview Nursing and Rehab in Bedford.

He was born in Smithville on Aug. 8, 1924, the son of Harley and Bessie (Wampler) Rayle. Buck was self-employed and prior to his retirement was a contract news carrier for the Bloomington Herald Telephone (Herald-Times). He worked with the newspaper for 23 years. He was also a member of Sanders Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Emma (Puett) Rayle of Bedford; one daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Jim Dousch of Bedford; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Tom and Judy Rayle and James Rayle, all of Bedford; five grandchildren, Susan A. Burns, Kelly D. Rayle, Faron R. Burns, Tracey Smith and Crystal Thornton; 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. He is also survived by two sisters, Doris Polley and Trucilla Frye, both of Bloomington.

He was preceded in death by one grandson, Wesley Scott Burns; and one brother, Donald Rayle.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Sanders Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Joe Nelson officiating. Burial will be at Clear Creek Cemetery where military graveside rites will be conducted by the Veterans Honor Guard.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday at Allen Funeral Home and at the church on Monday one hour preceding the services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sanders Pentecostal Church Building Fund.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.allenfuneralhome.org

Otto L. Milligan

April 15, 1923 — March 3, 2011

Otto Leo Milligan, 87, of Bedford, died at 5:29 a.m. Thursday at Monroe Hospital in Bloomington.

Otto was born April 15, 1923, in Knox County, the son of Lee Milligan and Maggie (Crabtree) Milligan Brown. He first married Kathryn Allen and she preceded him in death in 1977. He then married Betty (Arnold) Stevens on March 31, 1978, in Bedford, and she survives.

He worked for Public Service Indiana, in Bedford, for 40 years.

He was a member of First Chuirch of God in Bedford, was a 50-year member Cedar Lodge No. 161 F&AM in Leesville, serving as past master and secretary of the lodge.

Surviving with his wife; are two daughters, Kay (Roger) Payton of Leesville and Sharon Melvin Barnes of Bedford; two sons, Kenny (Teri) Stevens and Jon (Thersa) Stevens, all of Bedford; seven grandchildren, Kenny Stidam, Shawn Dixon, Angel Sorrells, Michael Stevens, Corey Stevens, Sarah Ralston, and Kurt Stevens; 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Uda Mae Dunbar, Puyallup, Wash. and Virginia Lake, Moses Lake, Wash.

He was preceded by his parents; first wife, Kathryn Allen Milligan, in 1977; a son, Roger Dale Milligan; one granddaughter; a sister, Eva Bell Baker; and 2 brothers, Charles “Mib” Milligan and Willard Brown.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Leesville Cemetery with the Rev. Bob Baker officiating. Masonic rites will be by Cedar Lodge No. 161, Leesville. Burial will follow.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cedar Lodge No. 161, Leesville, c/o Hague Funeral Home, P.O. 280, Medora, IN 47260.

Roger W. Parrish

March 26, 1952 — March 2, 2011

Roger W. Parrish, 58, of Heltonville, a generous and loving man who will be sadly missed by so many, passed away at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital, on Wednesday.

He was always eager to help anyone in need, but so many will remember him by his quick wit and ability to crack a joke, always making everyone around him laugh. He loved to be outside, spend time with his family, and was an avid woodworker.

Roger attended Spencer High School and was a Vietnam Navy Veteran. He has since worked in various jobs, mostly in fields that allowed him to build or create and to be outside. He spent much of his retirement walking in the woods and caring for his family.

He was born March 26, 1952, in Bloomington, to Garold “Buck” and Rita (Greenwood) Parrish of Plainfield and they survive. Also surviving are his wife of 21 years, Glenda (Kinser) Parrish; daughter, Mandy Bowman of Bloomington; son, Dana Delp of Bloomington; brothers, Robert Parrish of Ellettsville and Gary Parrish of Mooresville; and four granddaughters, Ali Delp, Hannah Delp, Elizabeth Smith and Chloe Smith.

He is preceded in death by his brother, Michael Parrish.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m., Tuesday, at West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home in Spencer with Pastor Steve Baker officiating. Burial will follow at Meadows Church Cemetery in Heltonville with military graveside services to be conducted by the Gillen Post No. 33 Honor Guard of Bedford.

Friends may call 4-8 p.m., Monday and 11 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.westparrishpedigo.com.

Vicki A. Hall

April 20, 1949 — March 2, 2011

Vicki Ann (Cooper) Hall, 61, Clark County and a native of Lawrence County, died Wednesday in Sellersburg. Funeral services will be at 5 p.m. today at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Visitation will be today from noon until the time of service.

March 04, 2011

Ray E. McLaughlin

Oct. 13, 1964 — March 2 2011

Ray Eugene McLaughlin passed away at 6:42 p.m. on Wednesday surrounded by his family.

He was born Oct. 13, 1964, to the late Raymond McLaughlin and Jean (Brewer) Sullivan.

He was employed as a welder for several fabricating companies in Lawrence County.

He was of the Protestant faith. He enjoyed dirt track racing, fishing, NASCAR and watching football.

Survivors include his mother, Jean, and stepfather, Wendall Sullivan; two daughters, Allison (Nick) Hembree and Adrianne (Jeremy) Carr, all of Loogootee; four granddaughters, Mylee, Maycee, Grayce, and Zoey; one grandson on the way; two brothers, Timothy (Shannon) McLaughlin of Heltonville and Jody McLaughlin of Bloomington; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Monday at the Ferguson-

Lee Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Tallman officiating. Burial will follow in the Crawford Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home to assist the family of Ray Eugene McLaughlin.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

Ivan R. Goen Sr.

Oct. 9, 1949 — March 2 2011

Ivan Randall Goen Sr., 61, Bedford, died at 2:45 a.m. on Wednesday at his residence.

Born Oct. 9, 1949, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Cletus and Dorothy Foster Goen of Medora. He married Mary Rose Sullivan on Jan. 5, 1971.

He was a laborer at Hatfield Iron & Metal and Bedford Recycling before becoming disabled.

He attended Medora High School. He was of the Christian faith.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Rose Goen of Bedford; one daughter, Michelle Staggs and husband Tom of Bedford; two sons, Ivan Goen Jr. and wife Lisa and Thomas Goen and wife Janette, all of Bedford; grandchildren, Rose Goen, who was raised by Ivan and Mary, Ashley, Ivy and Cynthia, Jennifer, Stephanie, Shonda, and Cletus Goen, and Mathew and Randall Staggs; one great-grandson, Mathew Dean Staggs Jr.; stepgrandchildren, Timmy Wilkerson and Dawn and Dillion Blair; three brothers, Paul Goen of Medora, Thomas J. Goen of Mitchell and Gary Goen; and one sister, Carol Elkins of Columbus.

Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Dive Cemetery with Johnny Johnson, Minister, officiating. Burial will follow.

No visitation is scheduled.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford.

Contributions may be made to Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home to assist the family of Ivan Goen.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

Otto L. Milligan

Otto Leo Milligan, 87, Bedford, died at 5:29 a.m. on Thursday at Monroe Hospital in Bloomington. Arrangements are pending at Hague Funeral Home in Medora.

March 03, 2011

Dorothy I. Holley

Nov. 10, 1922 — March 1, 2011

Dorothy I. Holley, 88, passed away peacefully at 10:07 p.m. Tuesday at StoneBridge Health Campus.

Born on Nov. 10, 1922, in New Albany, she was the daughter of Alva and Clara (Bauer) Kopp. She married Carl L. Holley in 1941 and he preceded her in death on July 1, 1971.

Surviving are her daughter, Donna K. Pace and her husband Charles of Bedford; one grandson, Brian C. Pace and his wife Mary of Bedford; one granddaughter, Debra K. Burke of Fishers; four great-grandchildren, Holley Pace and David Pace, both of Bedford and Austin Burke and Brianna Burke, both of Fishers; one sister, Kathleen Freeman and her husband John of Shelbyville; two brothers, Howard Kopp of Bedford and Roger Kopp of Lady Lake, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and four brothers, Warren Kopp, Louis “Pete” Kopp, James Kopp and Kenneth Kopp.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday from the Elmwood Chapel of Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Bob Dailey officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the mortuary.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Dorothy at www.daycarter.com.

Zoey Ann Todd

Jan. 19, 2011 — Feb. 28, 2011

Zoey Ann Todd, one month, died Monday at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

She was born Jan. 19, 2011, in Bedford, to Robert Wade Todd and Erica Morgan, and they survive.

Other survivors include one brother, Robert Wade Todd Jr.; one sister, Hailey Danielle Morgan; grandparents, James and Kathy Glover of Heltonville, Curtis and Debra Morgan of Florida, Dennis Todd of Tennessee, and Mary Willis of Texas; aunts and uncles, James and Ryanne Waters, Kenneth and Heather Morgan-Doig, Joseph Glover, James Morgan, Andrew Morgan, Amanda Todd, Danielle Todd and Eathen Todd; and several cousins.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Jones Funeral Home in Heltonville with Brother Doug Martin officiating. Burial will follow in Bartlettsville Methodist Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

March 02, 2011

Misti D. Fitzgerald

June 27, 1977 — Feb. 28, 2011

Misti Dawn Shelton Chapman Fitzgerald, 33, of Bedford, died at 7 p.m. Monday at her residence.

She was born June 27, 1977, in Bedford. She was the daughter of Dusty and Jamie (Stevens) Chapman. She married Warren Travis Fitzgerald on June 21, 2008, and he survives.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her biological father, Paul Shelton of Orleans; her parents, Dusty and Jamie Chapman of Bedford; her husband, Warren Travis Fitzgerald of Bedford; paternal grandparents, William Wayne Chapman Jr. and Portia of Bedford; three sons, Taylor Shelton-Vincent, Colton Shelton-Vincent, and Daigan Rayhill, all of Bedford; stepdaughter, Laken Nichelle Fender of Bedford; one brother, Byron Shelton and wife Monica of Florida; two nieces, Gabriella “Gaby” Shelton and Alexandria “Ally” Shelton, both of Florida; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, James and Virginia Stevens.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with Pastor Michael Hawkins officiating.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to the family in her memory.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

Judith McGinness

Dec. 6, 1961 — Feb. 28, 2011

Judith McGinness, age 49, of Bedford, passed away at 8:47 p.m. on Monday at Garden Villa Nursing Home in Bedford.

Judith was born on Dec. 6, 1961, in Bloomington to Victor & Marie (Hicks) McGinness.

Survivors include three brothers, Brad McGinness and wife Shannon of Bedford, Jerry McGinness and wife Barbara of Bedford and Larry McGinness and wife Marty of Tennessee; and one sister, Irma McGinness of Florida.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters, Sheila Reynolds and Cathy McGinness

Private family graveside rites will be held on Thursday at Sherrill Cemetery at McGinness Farm in rural Lawrence County.

Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Zoey Ann Todd

Jan. 19, 2011 — Feb. 28, 2011

Zoey Ann Todd, one month, died Monday at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

She was born Jan. 19, 2011, in Bedford, to Robert Wade Todd and Erica Morgan, and they survive.

Other survivors include one brother, Robert Wade Todd Jr.; one sister, Hailey Danielle Morgan; grandparents, James and Kathy Glover of Heltonville, Kurtis and Debra Morgan of Florida, Dennis Todd of Tennessee, and Mary Willis of Texas; aunts and uncles, James and Ryanne Waters, Kenneth and Heather Morgan-Doig, Joseph Glover, James Morgan, Andrew Morgan, Amanda Todd, Danielle Todd and Eathen Todd; and several cousins.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Jones Funeral Home in Heltonville with Brother Doug Martin officiating. Burial will follow in Bartlettsville Methodist Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

Judy Gardner

Feb. 4, 1944 — Feb. 28, 2011

Judy Gardner, 67, of Solsberry, passed away Monday at her daughter’s home in Bedford.

She was born Feb. 4, 1944, in Springville, the daughter of Pikey and Nora E. (Fulk) Arthur.

Judy last worked for PTS Electronics and was a member of the Bethel Christian Church in Springville.

Surviving relatives include her two daughters, Kimberly Denise (Bill) Young and Tamara Renee McCormick, all of Bedford; two grandchildren, McColley Young and Camden Spinks, both of Bedford; her mother, Nora E. Arthur of Solsberry; her brothers and sisters, Roger Arthur of Bloomfield, Arlene Jackson of Florida, Darrell Arthur of Springville, Lucy Chambers of Solsberry, Ricky Arthur of Springville and Tim Arthur of Bloomfield; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father; and husband, Dennis Lee Gardner, on Oct. 31, 2003.

There will be no public visitation.

A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. on Friday at Garrison Chapel Cemetery in Bloomington with Pastor Ken Ransom and the Rev. Dave Sowders officiating. Burial will be at Garrison Chapel Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family wishes all donations be made to Tamara McCormick, in care of Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield.

Online condolences to the family can be made at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com.

Robert K. Eversole

June 28, 1950 — Feb. 20, 2011

Robert K. Eversole, 60, of Madison, and formerly of Mitchell and Hanover, died Feb. 20 in Madison.

He was born June 28 1950, in Bedford, to John W. and Lorena (McPherson) Eversole. He married Brenda L. Weeks on Nov. 28, 1970, in Paoli, and she survives.

He was a senior claims adjustor for Cincinnati Insurance Company.

He was a member of Trinity United Methodist in Madison.

He was a member of the Paoli Masonic Lodge F&AM No. 119, the Madison Elks Lodge No. 524, and the Mitchell American Legion Post No. 250. He was an avid racquetball player, and enjoyed backgammon, grilling and spending time with his family and friends.

Surviving with his wife, Brenda of Madison; are a daughter, Sara B. Weeks of Columbus; one grandchild; several nieces and nephews; and many close friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, James W. Eversole.

A celebration of life service is planned for 2 p.m. on March 19 at the Trinity United Methodist Church, 412 W. Main St., Madison. Following the service, a gathering of family and friends will be at the Livery Stable, 313 Broadway, Madison.

As a gift to the living, Bob bequeathed his body to the Indiana University School of Medicine.

Memorials may be given to King’s Daughter’s Hospital to be used for prostate health awareness, or to the Bob and Brenda Eversole Endowment the Community Foundation to benefit the children of the community.

An online guest book may be viewed at www.LytleFuneralChapel.com.

Kenneth R. Spencer

Oct. 25, 1926 — Feb. 28, 2010

Kenneth Russell Spencer, 84, Terre Haute, formerly of Bedford, died at 2:25 p.m. Monday at Springhill Village. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday in DeBaun Springhill Chapel. Burial will be in New Harmony Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service.

Memorials: Union Christian Church or to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Dorothy Holley

Dorothy I. Holley, 88, of Bedford, died Tuesday at StoneBridge Health Campus. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

March 01, 2011

Edwina Jane Lynn

April 7, 1920 — Feb. 28, 2011

Edwina Jane Lynn, 90, of Bedford, went home to be with the Lord at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Garden Villa Nursing Facility surrounded by her family.

Born April 7, 1920, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Owen and Maud (Rogers) Rout. She married Ezra Lynn on June 22, 1937, and he preceded her in death on April 10, 2001.

Jane was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She was a member of the Fairview Community Church. She taught Sunday school for 40-plus years at the White River Baptist Church. She was a woman of faith and a great prayer warrior.

Survivors include two sons, Carl Lynn and wife Linda of Mitchell, and David Lynn and wife Janet of Bedford; five grandchildren, Jamie Shell, Brian Lynn, Bruce Lynn and wife Sarah, Mark Lynn and fiancé Heather Tincher, and Kevin Lynn; five great-grandchildren, Chelsea, Derek, Cayden, Isaiah, and Isaac Lynn; one sister, Jean Rout; three nieces, Vickie “Dusty” Tolbert and husband Tim, Cindy Rout, and Bobbi Rout; and one great-nephew, Sam Tolbert and wife Kate.

Jane was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and two brothers, John Rout and David Rout who preceded her in death in infancy.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Lindy Hopkins and Pastor Kenneth Fisher officiating. Burial will follow in the White River Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday and from noon until the service on Thursday at the mortuary.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Jane at www.daycarter.com.

Derrick B. Terrell

Jan. 30, 1972 — Feb. 24, 2011

Derrick Brian Terrell, 39, of Bedford, passed away at his daughter and son-in-law’s home on Thursday.

Brian was born Jan. 30, 1972 to Barbara Shreves.

He was employed at Inliner in Paoli.

He enjoyed fishing, boating and spending time with his family.

Brian is survived by his wife of 18 years, Lisa Graham; his mother, Barbara Shreves; his grandmother, Grace Terrell; two daughters, Jessica Graham and Angel Graham; five sons, Justin, John, Jason, Monte Graham and Derrick Wheeler; five grandchildren, Bailey, Dathin, Nicholas, Madison and Hailey; a sister, Katrina Taylor; and two brothers, Monte Scott Terrell and Travis Dean Taylor.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Darren Ray Terrell; and a daughter, Vanessa Rae Terrell.

Graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Cresthaven Memory Gardens with Becky Ryan and Clarence Brown officiating. Burial will follow.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Brian at www.daycarter.com.

Juanita L. Roach

Dec. 25, 1921 — Feb. 26, 2011

Juanita L. Cleveland Roach, age 89, of Bedford, passed away at noon on Saturday at Golden Living Center of Bloomington.

She was born in Newton Stuart, on Dec. 25, 1921, to William Penn and Elozora (Gregory) Walton. She married Stanley Cleveland in 1938, in Indianapolis, he preceded her in death in 1979. She later married Ray Roach, he preceded her in death in 1996.

Juanita worked at Sarkes-Tarzian in Bloomington as a tuner, also at the Downtown Hotel as a maid and office manager. She was a member of Hillcrest Christian Church in Bedford, and Bedford Senior Citizens.

Survivors include two sons, Donald Cleveland and wife Marilyn of Bedford and David Cleveland of Florida; two daughters, Elizabeth Ann Lee of Bedford, and Janet R. Cleveland of Bedford, five grandchildren, Tim Cleveland of Bedford, Kellie Phillips of Bedford, Troy Haltom of Ellettsville, Tony Haltom of Bedford and Denise Overall of Evansville; six great-grandchildren, Zach and Nick Haltom of Bedford, Justin and Jessica Kenny of Bedford, Chase Cleveland of Bedford and Josh Fleetwood of Brownstown; nieces, Vicky Newlin of Paoli, Renee Goode of Indianapolis and Debbie Nolan of Indianapolis.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Clyde Walton and Lester Walton; and three sisters, Hazel Payton, Fern Stienmetz and Ivalou King.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford. Entombment will be at Valhalla Memory Gardens in Bloomington.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday at Cresthaven Funeral Home.

Margaret E. Probasco

Jan. 29, 1917 — Feb. 27, 2011

Margaret Ethel Probasco, 94, Shoals, a resident at the Medco Center of French Lick, died at 5:10 a.m. Sunday at Indiana University Health Paoli Hospital.

She was born Jan. 29, 1917, in Shoals, the daughter of Alfred and Anna (Gammon) Butler. She married Luther Probasco on May 10, 1935, and he preceded her in death in 1988.

She retired from Swift Company of Jasper in 1982.

She is a member of the Shoals Holiness Church.

Survivors include three daughters Loretta Jent of Oolitic, Marilyn Mills of French Lick and Wanda Probasco of Dubois; three sons, Arthur, David and Dennis Probasco, all of Shoals; 14 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Violet Way; stepgrandson, Roger Maryfield; four sisters; and six brothers.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. Burial will be in Butler Cemetery in Martin County.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.queenlee.com.

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