Obituaries

Obituaries – July 2014

July 23, 2014

Jack E. Reynolds

July 20, 1939 — July 21, 2014

Jack Edward Reynolds, 75, Mitchell, passed away at 10:55 a.m. Monday at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center.

Born July 20, 1939, in Mitchell, he was the son of John Edward and Savannah LaVerne (Enochs) Reynolds. He was first married to Wanda Sue Flick and his second marriage was to Audrey V. Kopka Nov. 26, 1974. She preceded him in death April 8, 2008.

Jack had been employed at Mi-Lin Wood Products in Paoli and was a member of the Wesleyan Church.

Surviving are his fiancée, Lillian Wininger of Mitchell; children, Deborah Buetel of Orleans, John Edward Reynolds of Paoli and Mike Reynolds of Paoli; stepson, Richard Flick of Florida; grandchildren, Lisa, Kathy, April, Steve, and John III; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Phyllis Foster of Mitchell; and a brother, Larry J. Reynolds of Bluffton.

His parents; wife; and siblings, Norma Jean Graham, Barbara Reynolds, and Bill Reynolds; and a niece, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with the Reverend Jerry Richardson officiating.

Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Mitchell Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

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

Donna J. May

Dec. 6, 1958 — July 20, 2014

Donna Jean May, 55, Bedford, passed away Sunday at her residence.

Born Dec. 6, 1958, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Runt and Shirley (White) Spires. She married Tony Ray Allen July 24, 1975, and he preceded her in death May 18, 1994.

Donna was a caregiver.

Surviving are sons, Edward (Kelly) Allen of Buddha, and Jason (Jaime) Allen and John Allen, both of Mitchell; siblings, Danny (Bones) Spires, Ricky Spires, Cathy Spires, Kristi Swartz, David Swartz,  and Stormi Swartz, all of Bedford; and grandchildren, Sadie Allen, Tonya Renee Allen, Thessany Taylor, Kyra Allen, Kymber Allen, Bryan Allen, Haily Allen, and Tony Ray Baker.

Her father; mother, Shirley Swartz; stepfather, Claude Swartz; and siblings, Linda Jamison, Randy Swartz, Bobby Spires, Debbie Spires, and Tony Spires, preceded her in death.

Graveside service will be at noon Friday at Mitchell Cemetery with Sister Becky Ryan officiating.

Friends may call from 10-11:45 a.m. on Friday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

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

Dwight E. Warren

Dec. 7, 1960 — July 20, 2014

Dwight Eugene Warren, 53, of Paoli, passed away at 8:45 p.m. on Sunday at Indiana University Health Paoli Hospital.

Born Dec. 7, 1960, in Washington, he was the son of Richard Warren and Dora (Hopper) Sears.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and loved being outdoors.

Surviving are his mother, Dora Sears; one son, Dustin Warren; five sisters, Lisa Priddy of Amelia, Ohio, Sandra Kimberlin and Rebecca Treece, both of Bedford, Rachel Meyer, of Nebraska, and Cathy Vaske, of Kentucky; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Warren; and one brother Timothy Warren.

Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Crawford Cemetery in Bedford.

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

Donald L. Stalker

Donald Lee Stalker, 76, Bedford, died Tuesday at his residence.

Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary.

July 22, 2014

Neil R. Kelly

March 31, 1942 — July 20, 2014

Neil Richard Kelly, 72, of Bedford, died at 8:17 p.m. on Sunday at his residence.

Born March 31, 1942, in Lawrence County, he was the son of George Richard and Anna Bernice (Meadows) Kelly. He married Donna Michael on May 28, 1988, and she survives.

He was a plasterer.

Survivors include his wife, Donna of Bedford; three children, Jami Bechner and husband Scott of Bedford, Lori LaMarche of French Lick and companion Bob Grissom, and Todd Kelly and wife Leanne of Bedford; four grandchildren, Katie Landstrom and husband Zach, Taylor Kelly, Allegra Kelly and Ellie Kelly; one great-grandchild, Vaida Jane; and a brother, Jim Kelly of Bedford.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Hanson Cemetery with Pastors Mike and Jeff Williams officiating.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to Riley Hospital for Children or the American Cancer Society.

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

Ruth Arnold

May 11, 1928 — July 20, 2014

Ruth Arnold, 96, surrounded by her family, passed away at 10:01 p.m. Sunday at her residence.

Born May 11, 1918, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of Harley J. and Dovie Mae (Bass) Alexander. She married Edwin Franklin “Frank” Arnold May 11, 1938, and he preceded her in death, Dec. 28, 1975.

She had been employed at Trav-Ler Radio Corporation and retired from Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center where she was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary.

Ruth graduated from Mitchell High School in 1937 and was a member of the First Baptist Church.

She was a member of several bowling leagues.

Surviving are her children, Jerry (Pat) Arnold, Constance “Connie” (Dean) Terry, and Becky (Danny) Mounce, all of Mitchell, and Tony (Barbara) Arnold of Bedford; 15 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-greatchildren; and sister, Dorotha Nave of Lexington, Ky.

Her parents; husband; siblings, Robert Alexander, Lucille Alexander, and Helen Henderson; and great-grandson, Brayden Modglin, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Dave Norris officiating. Burial will be in Burton Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

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

Anita Hawkins

Anita Hawkins, 73, Bedford, formerly of Shoals, died at 12:03 a.m. today at Westview Nursing and Rehab in Bedford. Arrangements are pending at Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals.

Jack E. Reynolds

Jack Edward Reynolds, 75, died Monday at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

July 21, 2014

Tina M. Holley

July 8, 1961 — July 18, 2014

Tina M. Holley, 53, of Norman, died Friday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

She was born in Decatur, Ill., on July 8, 1961. Later, her family moved to Indiana. Tina graduated high school at Columbus North.

She then moved to Florida in 1979. She returned to Indiana in December of 1995. At that time Tina and Dennis Baldwin met, started dating and were together until her death. Dennis and Tina have two kids, Nathalie Holley and Tiger Baldwin, both at home. Nathalie is preparing to take her exams to be a licensed veterinarian technician. Tiger is enrolled at Bedford North Lawrence High School. He plays football for the Stars and intends to go to college and play football. At this time he hasn’t chosen which school.

Tina worked in Florida and Indiana full-time as a licensed certified nurses’ assistant at Garden Villa and also worked in Indiana as a home health care employee.

Tina loved to ride horses with her daughter and friends. She loved to ride four-wheelers on trails and to hang with friends at cookouts.

Tina’s parents, Henry Holley and Bonnie Holley; two sisters, Teresa Schmitz and Stefanie McClain; and one brother, Mike Holley, survive and all reside in Burkesville, Ky. She has a lot of nieces and nephews who will miss her greatly.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Nouhad Melki officiating. Burial will follow in Mundell Cemetery. Dinner will be served immediately following the burial at Mundell Church.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday and from 9 a.m. 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 Tina at www.daycarter.com.

Charles Fields Jr.

April 28, 1928 — July 18, 2014

Charles Fields Jr., 86, of Fayetteville, died at 2:52 a.m. on Friday at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bedford.

Born April 28, 1928, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Charles and Violet (Pierce) Fields. He married Alta Mae Crane on April 28, 1949.

He retired as a truck driver for the Indiana State Highway Department and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a past president of the Eagles. He was an avid fisherman.

Survivors include his best friend, Alta Mae Crane of Bedford; a son, Charles Andrew (Andy) Fields and wife Grace of Pierre, S.D.; a daughter, Joanne Spaulding and husband James of Fayetteville; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Carl L. Fields of Florida and Wayne Fields of Bedford.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Jerry Fields; a brother, Cecil Fields; and a sister, Maggie Fields Fisher.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Bill Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Hilltop Cemetery with military rites accorded at the graveside by members of Gillen Post No. 33 and D.A.V. Chapter 2.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today and from 1 p.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 Charles at www.daycarter.com.

Joyce A. Hardwick

Jan. 20, 1960 — July 18, 2014

Joyce Anne Hardwick, 54, of Springville, died Friday at her residence.

Born Jan. 20, 1960, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Michael Dorsett and Betty Holmes Dorsett. She married Kevin Hardwick on July 1, 1997, and he survives.

She was a homemaker and member of the Living Water Church of God in Mitchell.

Survivors include her husband, Kevin, of Springville; her parents; a daughter, Kendra Anne Wilkins and husband Jan of Indianapolis; a son, Kyle Sneed and wife April of Paoli; a step-daughter, Amber Hardwick of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Michael Wilkins, Rachel Wilkins, Danielle Wilkins, Karl Snead and Lilly Sneed; a sister, Julie Knight of Bedford; and two nephews, Brandon Asbury and Christopher Knight.

She was preceded in death by her father, Carl Robbins; grandparents, John and Nellie Robbins and Quince and Dorothy Holmes; and her dear friend, Louise McCool.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Brother Ray Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Lowder 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 Joyce at www.daycarter.com.

Pauline M. Kern

Oct. 31, 1928 — July 18, 2014

Pauline May (Craig) Kern, 85, of Bedford passed away at 4:40 p.m. on Friday at White River Lodge in Bedford. She was born in Lawrence County on Oct. 31, 1928, to Ailais and Pearl (Fisher) Craig. Pauline married Harry Dee Kern on Dec. 14, 1952, in Owensburg, and he preceded her in death.

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

Survivors include her daughter, Paula Dee Kern-Edwards of Bedford; two grandchildren, Allison N. Edwards and Elizabeth B. Edwards, both of Bedford; two step-grandchildren, Heather Adams of Indianapolis and Bryson Kern of New York; and one sister, Geraldine Johnson of East Oolitic.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and step-son, Michael D. Kern.

Friends may call  from 1-2 p.m. on Tuesday at Cresthaven Funeral Home.

Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Neil Kelly

Neil Kelly, 72, Bedford, died Sunday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Ruth Arnold

Ruth Arnold, 96, Mitchell, died at 10:01 p.m. Sunday at her residence. Funeral arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

July 20, 2014

Pauline May (Craig) Kern

Pauline May (Craig) Kern, 85, of Bedford, died Friday. Visitation is 1-2 p.m. Tuesday at Cresthaven Funeral Home. Graveside services are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

July 19, 2014

Paul W. Scoggan

Paul William Scoggan, 85, of Bedford, passed away at 4 a.m. on Friday at his home. Paul was known to friends as “Bill” Scoggan.

He graduated from Shawswick High School and immediately volunteered for the U.S. Air Force and served the Aeronautical Chart & Maps. He was made a Supervisor of Aerial Photography and Research at the Pentagon. He was promoted to Defense Intelligence Agency from 1964-1981.

He married Nita Witt in 1957 and has had a happy marriage, raising two sons, for 58 years. God has given us opportunities for ministry at the Pentagon for 25 years teaching the Bible at lunch. We were invited to start a Bible class at the White House for 15 years. Bill always said” It has been a wonderful life”

He is survived by his wife, Nita Scoggan; two sons, Lew and Steve Whitt; brothers, John, Jerry and Kenny; and sisters, Shirley Fish and Betty Knight.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Steve Scoggan; and brother, Claud Scoggan.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Monday at New Life Baptist Church, 3657 Tunnelton Road. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens with military rites by the Bedford American Legion Post No. 33

Friends may call from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday at New Life Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Youth Ministries at New Life Baptist Church at 3657 Tunnelton Road. Bedford, IN 47421

Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford is in charge of arrangements.

Ralph H. Dodd

Dec. 2, 1931 — July 13, 2014

Ralph H. Dodd, 82, of Bedford passed away on July 13 at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

He was born on Dec. 2, 1931, in Lawrence County to Thomas W. and Dorothy (Hoopingarner) Dodd. He was a graduate of Shawswick High School, and an US Air Force Veteran.

He was retired from UOP in Chicago as a Senior Technician. He married Mary Lehman on April 16, 1962, and she preceded him in death.

Survivors include two daughters, Marilyn Kowalkowsky of California and Mollie Norton of Utah; brother, Tom Dodd of Bedford; three sisters, Ellen Wykoff and Jenny Scott Irwin, both of Pennsylviania and Sue (Garris) Hillenburg of Bedford; four grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren

Memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Cresthaven Funeral Home. Friends may call  from 11 a.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home. Military rites will be given by the Bedford American Legion Post No. 33.

Tina M. Holley

July 8, 1961 — July 18, 2014

Tina M. Holley, 53, of Norman, died Friday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in the Mundell Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the mortuary.

Charles Fields Jr.

April 28, 1928 — July 18, 2014

Charles Fields Jr., 86, Fayetteville, died at 2:52 a.m. on Friday at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bedford. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in the Hilltop Cemetery with military rites. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Monday and from 1 p.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 Charles at www.daycarter.com.

July 18, 2014

Edith L. York

Dec. 11, 1919 — July 16, 2014

Edith L. “Grammy” York, 94, of Bedford, passed away on Wednesday at her residence.

Born Dec. 11, 1919, she was the daughter of Frank Rout and Sara “Cassie” (Hair) Rout.

She was a graduate of Bedford High School, Class of 1938. She completed a nursing degree at Marion County Hospital. She was a Registered Nurse for Dunn Hospital for 41 years before she retired.

She was a member of the First Christian Church, the Retired Nursing Association, and the Class of ’38 Lunches.

Surviving are one daughter, Julia Curren, of Bedford; two granddaughters, Jana Johnson, of Bedford, and Michele Curren and fiancé Marty Terry, of Bedford; and two great-grandsons, Levi Curren and Luke Preston.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, James Rout; and son-in-law, George Curren.

Funeral service will be  at 3 p.m. on Sunday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, with Ron Craig officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services.

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

Anna M. Fisher

Dec. 1, 1942 — July 16, 2014

Anna M. Fisher, 71, of Bedford, passed away at 4 p.m. on Wednesday at University of Louisville Hospital.

She was born in Lawrence County on Dec.1, 1942, to Othel E. and Phyllis A. (Brown) Caraway. Anna married Glen Fisher on Nov. 9, 1963, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 9, 2009.

Anna attended school at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic School, Williams and Fayetteville High School.

She had worked at RCA & GE in Bloomington. She was a loving wife, homemaker, wonderful baker, and always looked out for and helped people. She will be missed.

Survivors include her siblings, Charley Caraway of Bedford, Danny Scott of Bedford, Jim Caraway of Bedford, Paul Caraway of North Vernon, Vincent Caraway of Nebraska, Thomas Caraway of Bedford, Steve Caraway of Needmore, Gregory Caraway of Bloomington, and Mary Catherine Swazey of Oregon; and one grandson, Ryan Fisher of Chrisney.

Anna was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son; Brian Fisher; and one brother, George Caraway.

She was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church and Theta Alpha Gamma Chapter of Phi Beta Psi Sorority, and Knights of Columbus Auxiliary.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church with Father Rick Eldred officiating.

Interment will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens at a later date.

Robert Fowler

Robert Fowler, 90, Bedford, died June 29 at Westview Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation in Bedford. Cremation with no services was chosen. Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Frank Reinig

Frank Reinig, 61, Bedford, formerly of Cincinnati, died June 28 at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Cremation with no services was chosen. Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

Bernard Magers

Jan. 11, 1952 — July 13, 2014

Bernard “Jahn” Magers, 62, Williams, died Sunday at his home. Cremation with no services was chosen. Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford is in charge of arrangements.

Everett C. Sneed

Nov. 27, 1932 — July 16, 2014

Everett C. Sneed, 81, Williams, died at 11 a.m. Wendesday at the home of his son in Indianapolis. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Port William Cemetery. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

Ralph H. Dodd

Ralph H. Dodd, 82, Bedford, died Sunday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Arrangements are pending at Cresthaven Funeral Home.

William Scoggan     

William “Bill” Scoggan, 85, Bedford, died at 4 a.m. today at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Cresthaven Funeral Home.

July 17, 2014

Edith York

Edith “Grammy” York, 94, Bedford, died on Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

July 16, 2014

Robert Archibald

June 28, 1923 — July 14, 2014

Robert L. Archibald, 91, Orleans, died Monday at Westview Manor in Bedford. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday with the funeral at 1 p.m. Friday, all at McAdams Mortuary in Paoli.

Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens, Bedford.

July 15, 2014

Betty J. Godsey

March 24, 1956 — July 13, 2014

Betty J. Godsey, 58, Bedford, passed away at 6:06 a.m. on Sunday at Richland Bean Blossom Health Care Center.

Born March 24, 1956, in Salem, she was the daughter of Paul Knight and Rosetta (Wheeler) Knight. She married Don Godsey on Sept. 12, 1975 and he survives.

She was a graduate of Mitchell High School, Class of 1974. She had attended Oakland City College.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Bedford. She was a devoted mother and wife and friend to everyone she met.

Surviving are her husband, Don of Bedford; one daughter, Melissa (Tim) Wray of Fayetteville; one son, Michael (Coey) Ohwow-Godsey of Bedford; four grandchildren, Benjamin Wray, Kaitlyn Wray, Ryan Wray, and Vincent Knight; one half-brother, Kenny (Karen) Mann of Mitchell; and one half-sister, Mary (Ron) Duncan of Bedford.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one sister, Marcia Knight.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday at First Assembly of God, with Pastor Bill McKee officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday at First Assembly of God.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Assembly of God in care of His Hands Extended.

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

Ernest Davidson

Sept. 25, 1923 — July 12, 2014

Ernest “Ernie” Davidson, 90, went to be with the Lord on Saturday.

Born Sept. 25, 1923, to Dora Ellsworth and Edvina (Roach) Davidson in Mitchell.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Alice M. (McCoy) Davidson, whom he married on Nov. 22, 1947, in Bedford, Ky. He then married Martha C. (Mitchell) Davidson on Dec. 17, 2005.

He served in the Navy during World War II and served as a Captain in the Civil Air Patrol. He retired from General Motors, was a member of the Fairview Community Church in Bedford, the Bedford Men’s Bowling Association, and coached youth bowlers in Bedford for over 30 years.

Surviving are his wife, Martha; sons, Michael M. Clouse (Linda), Dean Davidson, Tony Davidson (Diana), and James “Gene” Davidson (Brenda); stepsons, Jerry Watts and Brian Mitchell and stepdaughters, Lillian Lesley and Rebecca Russell; 17 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife of 54 years, Alice; his three brothers and three sisters; and granddaughters, Tammera L. Brouse-Martin and Dawn M. (Clouse) Bartlett.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, with Pastor Lindy Hopkins officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Burial rites will be conducted by American Legion Gillen Post 33.

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

Memorial contributions may be considered to the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence County.

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

William L. Archer

Aug. 21, 1974 — July 10, 2014

William Lewis Archer Jr., 39, Bloomington, formerly of Mitchell, died at 6:51 a.m. Thursday in Bloomington. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 16, at Mitchell Cemetery with Rev. Dwight Dunbar officiating.

Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center is in charge of arrangements.

July 14, 2014

Robert H. Adamson

Sept. 17, 1926 — July 12, 2014

Robert H. “Bob” Adamson, 87, of Bedford, died at 2:10 a.m. Saturday at Indiana University Hospice House, Bloomington.

Born Sept. 17, 1926, in Fayetteville, he was the son of Noble R. Adamson and Viola (Smith) Adamson. He married Dorothy Jane Wray on April 17, 1949, and she survives.

Bob was a graduate of Fayetteville High School, Class of 1944 and received his Bachelor of Education from Indiana University, Bloomington.

Bob was owner of the Adamson Agency Insurance, Bedford, and had previously managed the Bedford License Branch, 1953-1956. He had worked 32 years in public service as Lawrence County Auditor, four terms; Lawrence County School Board, two terms; Lawrence County Commissioner, including President of the Commissioners; Lawrence County Council and the Dunn Hospital Board of Directors.

Bob was a member of Central Church of Christ, Bedford, where he served as a song leader. He also sang at many weddings and funerals over the years.

He was a member of Bedford Lions Club and is a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in World War 2.

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Adamson of Bedford; four daughters, Cassandra Gould, of Greenwood, Susan (Jim) Silver of Fort Wayne, Deborah (Rick) Robbins of Winter Garden, Fla., and Evalyn (David) Walton of Clay City; seven grandchildren, Carrie Gould, Matthew (Ashley) Gould, Megan Robbins, Bryana (Derrick) Rodgers, Daniel Walton, Hannah Walton and Benjamin Silver; six great-grandsons; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Oral, Roy, Paul and Thomas Adamson; two sisters, Annabelle Spinks and Elsie Loveall and one son-in-law, Mike Gould.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford, with Brother Rick Leach officiating. Entombment will be in Cresthaven Mausoleum.

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

Memorial Contributions may be considered to the Bedford North Lawrence Scholarship Foundation.

Judy L. Jones

Sept. 21, 1959 — July 9, 2014

Judy L. Jones, 54, of Bedford,  passed away Wednesday at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

Born Sept. 21, 1959, in Frankfort, she was the daughter of Walter and Rosemarie (Goodman) Beecher. Her father preceded her, as well as an infant brother, Richard Stanley Beecher.

Survivors include her mother, Rosemarie Weber, of Bloomington; her daughter, Nora Rose Sisk, of Princeton; her son, Noah Catt of Vincennes; sisters, Carol Ann (Phillip) Rains of Venice, Fla., and Linda Lee (Steve) Stanley of Bloomington; brothers, Robert Stephen (Leta) Beecher of Oxford, N.C., and Richard Lane (Shaun) Beecher, of Martinsville; and her granddaughter, Emily Rose Shaw.

Judy was a 1978 graduate of Lincoln High School, in Vincennes,  and attended the Indiana Business College. She was a homemaker.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 20, at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes. The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. on Sunday. A private family burial will be held on Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Judy’s daughter Nora, or the charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family through goodwinfamilyfh.com.

Audra O. Craig

Oct. 23, 1925 — July 11, 2014

Audra O. Craig, 88, of Fayetteville, passed away at 9:10 a.m. on Friday at Johnson Christian Village in Bedford.

He was born on Oct. 23, 1925, in Silverville to Forrest and Zona (West) Craig. Audra married Clarice Porter on Aug. 2, 1945, in Lawrence County and she preceded him in death in June 2011.

Audra was a carpenter and farmer and was retired from McIntyre Bros. Construction in Bedford.

He was an US Navy veteran.

Survivors include two daughters: Barbara Day and husband Berry of Fayetteville and Julia Craig and husband Joe of Sunnyvalle, Calif.; five grandchildren, Tim (Jamie) Day, Greg (Karen) Day, and Jon Day, all of Bedford, and Jeremy Binkley of Sunnyvale, Calif., and Ben Kincheloe of Nampa, Idaho; 10 great-grandchildren; one brother, Donald Craig of Needmore; and four sisters, Wanda Craig, Anah Williams-Hall, Doris Conner, all of Fayetteville, and Viola Waggoner of Silverville

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; one daughter, Patricia Kincheloe; four brothers, Lowell, Edwin, and Victor; and one sister, Norma Terry

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday at Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens, with military honors by the Bedford American Legion Post No. 33.

Ernest Davidson

Ernest “Ernie” Davidson, 90, Mitchell, died Saturday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

July 13, 2014

Phyllis Maxine Love

Oct. 6, 1928 — July 11, 2014

Phyllis Maxine Love, 85, of Bedford, died at 4:44 p.m. Friday, July 11, 2014, at IU Health, Bedford.

Born October 6, 1928, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Asa V. Hall and Mary L. (Short) Hall. She married Paul Andrew “Punk” Love on November 24, 1950; he died on March 14, 2011.

Maxine was a graduate of Fayetteville High School with the Class of 1946; she was a member of Englewood Baptist Church, Bedford; a member of the American Legion Auxiliary of Gillen Post #33, Bedford; and was an avid bingo player.

Surviving are three sons, Larry Paul (Cindy) Love, Mark Alan Love and Bradley (Karen) Love, all of Bedford; one daughter, Karen Sue (David) Cummings, Bedford; five grandchildren, Jason Paul Love of Bloomington, Amber M. (Travis) Bailey, Matthew Cummings, Joshua (Tonia) Cummings and Logan Speer, all of Bedford; five great-grandchildren, Madison Bass, Mollee Dillon, Isaac Cummings, Macey Cummings and Abigail Cummings; two brothers, Wallace Emerson (Dorothy) Hall of Jasper, IN and Gary Short (Lisa) Hall of Fayetteville, IN. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, “Punk”; and one brother, Robert Hall.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford, with Pastor David Ferry officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens, Bedford.

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

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

July 11, 2014

James R. Stevens

July 17, 1921 — July 9, 2014

The Rev. James R. Stevens, 92, of Bedford, died at 12:20 a.m. on Wednesday at Stonebridge Health Campus in Bedford.

Born July 17, 1921 in Lawrence County, he was the son of William Everett and Suzie Elvira (Weir) Stevens. He married Mary Alice Staggs on August 26, 1940 and she preceded him in death on Sept. 20, 2010. He was a physical security specialist at NWSC Crane for 54 years. Upon his retirement, he received the Sagamore of the Wabash among many other prestigious awards. He was a member of The ALOA Security Professionals Association and the last surviving plank holder at NWSC Crane, as well as having a street named for him there. He pastored the Heltonville Baptist Church and other community churches for over 70 years. He started God’s Store House through Sharing God’s Gifts Ministries where he provided financial and spiritual support to the community. His purpose for serving God was fulfilled in part by the witness of praying hands lapel pins, which could be observed wherever he had been. His hobby was raising miniature horses.

Survivors include a son, James Stevens and wife, Diane, of Bedford; three daughters, Connie Johnson and husband, Willard, Bonnie Meadows and Sonja Wilson and husband, Dave, all of Bedford; eight grandchildren, Scott Johnson, Wes Johnson, Mary Miljat, Bob Meadows, Chris Meadows, Stacey Meadows, Dusty and Brad Wilson; eleven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Paul Stevens and wife, Sue, of Bedford; a sister, Violet Cummings of Bedford; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a son-in-law, Dale Meadows; two brothers, Ralph and Johnny and other siblings (in infancy); a brother-in-law, Harold Cummings.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 13 in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Leatherwood Christian Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 12 and from 1 p.m. until the hour of service on Sunday, July 13 at the Day & Carter Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, friends may make donations to “Blessings in a Backpack” in his memory. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a memory candle at www.daycarter.com.

Brenda K. Mills

Oct. 14, 1953 — July 9, 2014

Brenda K. Mills, 60, of Bedford passed away at 10:23 p.m. on Wednesday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born Oct. 14, 1953, she was the daughter of Ralph Barrett and Rose Marie (McBride) Barrett.

She was a graduate of Needmore High School, Class of 1971.

She was a homemaker.

She attended Dive Christian Church and the Church of the Nazarene. She was a member of the Southern Cherokee Nation of Kentucky and a member of the Southern Cherokee Council.

Surviving are one son, Jay (Angelique) Floyd, of Springville; two granddaughters, Tabitha and Chloe Floyd, and a future grandson; one great-grandson, Logan; two brothers, Jim (Dorothy) Barrett, of Bedford, and Tony (Sharon) Barrett, of Bedford; four nieces, and three nephews.

Funeral service will be  at 10 a.m. on Monday at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, with Frank Ira officiating. Cremation was chosen. Burial will be at a later date.

Friends may call from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Southern Cherokee Nation of Kentucky.

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

July 10, 2014

De’Armand Penman

Jan. 24, 1955 — July 4, 2014

De’Armand Penman, 59, of Bedford, died at 6:38 p.m. on July 4 at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford.

Born Jan. 24, 1955, in Indianapolis, he was the son of Bobby Penman and P. Saabirah Ahmad. He married Queen Penman, and she survives.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, retiring after 20 years of service. He was a key custodian at NWSC Crane.

He attended First Assembly of God Church of God and Meadows Community Church.

Survivors include his wife, Queen, of Bedford; a daughter, Ryan Penman; a son, De’Armand Penman II and wife Keia Penman; two grandsons, Zion and Jaedyn Snorten; two granddaughters, Iyanna Penman and Armani Penman; siblings, Carmen McNeal and wife Rose, Bradley McNeal, Khadijah Omar, Khalimah Marcelle and husband Paul, Khawailah Ahmad, Patrinah Ahmad-Bennett, Tysha Ahmad, Na’imah Ahmad, and Sulaiman Ahmad and wife Millcent; and stepsiblings, Thurmond Smith, Chrita Smith and Abdul Ahmad.

He was preceded in death by his foster parents, John and Erie Morris; and a stepsibling, Senitha Cunningham.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Crown Hill Cemetery Chapel in Indianapolis with Pastor Bill McKee officiating. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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

James R. Stevens

July 17, 1921 — July 9, 2014

The Rev. James R. Stevens, 92, Bedford, died at 12:20 a.m. on Wednesday at StoneBridge Health Campus in Bedford. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Leatherwood Christian Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1-6 p.m. on Saturday and from 1 p.m. until the service on Sunday,  at the mortuary.

July 09, 2014

Frank C. Roberts

June 12, 1925 — July 8, 2014

Frank Cecil Roberts, 89, of Springville, died at 7:08 a.m. on Tuesday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born June 12, 1925, in Martin County, he was the son of Albert and Alta Mae (Smith) Roberts. He married Marjorie Shelton in 1948 and she preceded him in death in 1956. He later married Norma J. Johnson in 1957 and she survives.

He had worked as an assembler for RCA, at NWSC Crane and as a custodian at Eastern School. He has been disabled since 1977.

He was a member of the Bedford Seventh Day Adventist Church and a follower of Jesus Christ. He enjoyed basketball and history.

Survivors include his wife, Norma of Springville; children, Stephen R. Roberts and wife Liz of Tucson, Ariz., Michael A. Roberts and wife Linda of Springville, Donald L. Roberts and wife Judi of Solsberry, Danny J. Roberts and wife Kim of Springville, Frank C. Roberts Jr. and wife Kim of Bloomfield, and Wayne D. Roberts of Springville; 18 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren;  and a brother, Herb Roberts of Mitchell.

He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife; a daughter, Dixie J. Roberts Elkins; brothers, Paul, John, Opal and Everett; and a sister, Nellie Roberts.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Friday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Stephen Delong officiating and honorary speaker, Michael Huffman. Burial will follow in Owensburg Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday and from 1 p.m. until the service on Friday at the mortuary.

Pallbearers are Stephen, Michael, Donald, Danny, Frank Jr. and Wayne Roberts. Honorary pallbearers are six grandsons, Estaban, Jeremy, Matthew, Jake, Joseph and Timothy.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to Dimes for Cuba.

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

George D. Barlow

Feb. 2, 1939 — July 8, 2014

George David Barlow, 75, of Oolitic, died at 3:50 a.m. on Tuesday at Monroe Hospital in Bloomington.

Born Feb. 2, 1939, in Bedford, he was the son of Labon and Gladys (Terrell) Barlow. He retired from the City of Bedford but was well-known as a school bus driver and worker at Bedford North Lawrence High School.

He was a faithful follower of the Lady Stars and a member of the New Hope Church on U.S. 50 East in Bedford.

Anyone who knew George knew he loved his family and is survived by his wife, Phyllis; eight daughters, Teresa (Hall) and Mike Kellams, Cheryl (Barlow) and Dean LaClair, Cindy (Barlow) and Lloyd Wade, Sherrie (Hall) and Greg Fee, Christy (Barlow) and Tony Wininger, Tammy (Hall) and Rodney Mann, Cammie (Barlow) Tucker, Jenny (Hall) and Mike Hopper; 22 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ruth Esther (Barlow) Melvin.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers.

Funeral service will be  at 11 a.m. on Friday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Mike Eads officiating. Burial will follow in Tunnelton Cemetery.

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

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

Nettie Ann Steck

July 1, 1936 — June 30, 2014

Nettie Ann (Burke) Steck born July 1, 1936, in Chicago, Ill., to Earle and Josephine (DiPasquale) Burke, passed away on June 30, 2014, to be with her Lord and Savior.

Preceding her in death was Howard A. Steck, the love of her life and her husband of almost 60 years; her parents, Earle and Josephine Burke of Chicago, Ill., along with many dear family members and beloved friends.

Nettie had five children, Cheryl Bobbs and husband Tom of Bedford, and their children, Kayla, Robert, TJ, Keeley and Zane; Howard Steck Jr. and wife Cindy of Rolling Meadows, Ill., and their children, Brian, Kenny and Kevin; Robert Steck and wife Karen of Edwardsville, Ill., and their children, Rachel and Anthony; Karen Sue Mead and husband Jeff of Belvidere, Ill., and their children, Samantha, Jacquelyn and Stephen; and David Steck and wife Nancy, of Tampa, Fla., and their children Andrew, Will and Sam. Nettie’s surviving siblings are, Anna (Ed) Hermes of New Lenox, Ill.; Barb (Tom) Pavlick of Burbank, Ill.; Rosemarie (Louie) Adams of Mesa, Ariz.; Earle (Kathy) Burke Jr. of Frankfort, Ill.; and Rosetta (Dick) Miciek of Lockport, Ill.; along with numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Nettie loved her family and loved life but most of all, loved her husband Howard, who preceded her in death on Feb. 12, 2014.

Nettie survived a massive stroke that she fell victim to in June 2009. Howard stayed by her side and took care of her even when his own health started to fail. He wouldn’t have it any other way. Nettie lost her zest for life when Howard passed. Her world was not the same without him.

Nettie was cremated by Costin’s Funeral Chapel in Martinsville, the same as Howard. They will be buried together in Abraham Lincoln National Veteran’s Cemetery in Elwood, Ill. in the very near future. Arrangements are pending. A memorial service is being considered and if possible, will be held at Free Methodist Church of Bedford.

 Twinkle Cummings  

June 14, 1951 — June 29, 2014

Twinkle Dawn Cummings, 63, of Bedford passed away on June 29 at her residence.

She was born in Bedford on June 14, 1951, to William Franklin Brown and Betty June (Nicholson) Bowden. She was a graduate of Bedford High School in 1969.

Twinkle was a kind and loving mother that devoted her love towards her daughter and granddaughters. She lived life to its fullest and always saw the good in people, going out of her way to help those in need. She will be sadly missed by her family.

Survivors include one daughter, Melinda Dawn (Cummings) Armstrong and husband Mark of Shoals; her mother, Betty June Bowden; and father, William Franklin Brown; two granddaughters, Delani and Sari Armstrong of Shoals; sisters, Diana L. Clark and husband David and Trenace Delmeda Orender and husband Bernie;  and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her stepfather; Ralph Bowden.

A Celebration of Life will be held from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday at Thornton Park Shelter House, anyone who would like to share memories and love for her is welcome to attend.

Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Janet K. Evans

Jan. 3, 1943 — July 7, 2014

Janet K. (Wood) Evans, 71, Bedford, died Monday at her residence. Calling will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Thursday at West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home in Spencer. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

James Stevens

James Stevens, 92, Bedford, died at 12:20 a.m. today at StoneBridge Health Campus. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary.

July 08, 2014

Dolores J. Allen

July 17, 1934 — July 6, 2014

Dolores J. Allen, 79, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday evening.

Dolores was the daughter of Guy Nolen Proffitt and Venita Mae (Holden) Mosier and L. Wayne Mosier. She married Donald W. Allen on Dec. 15, 1957.

She was born in Terre Haute, and attended the Terre Haute schools. Dolores graduated from Wiley High School, Class of 1953.

Dolores worked at American Security as her first job in Lawrence County; was a homemaker while her children were young; in retail sales with J.C. Penney; library assistant with North Lawrence Community Schools; and for many years with Dr. Michael Meyer and Dr. Mark Hall, as an office assistant.

She was a member of Englewood Baptist Church. Dolores volunteered at St. Vincent Dunn with the Pink Ladies Auxiliary, BNL band parents for many years, PTO groups, and served on the first board for the Girls Club.

Surviving are four daughters, Virginia (Jimmie) Atkins of Newberry, S.C., Elizabeth (Rick) Butterfield of Bedford, Barbara (Gary) Mills of Arlington, Texas and Patricia (Todd) Stephens of Evansville; eight grandchildren, Natalie (Brian) Coleman, Michele (Chris) Clark, Jennifer (Chris) Thomas, Nicholas Butterfield, Nicole (Josh) Pirog, Brittany Welling, Grant Stephens and Brynne Stephens; three great-grandchildren, Karsyn Coleman, Madison Clark and Cameron Clark; one sister, Norma Smith; and two nieces, Cindy Severance and Toni Smith.

Dolores was preceded in death by her husband, Donald W. Allen; a granddaughter, Katie Butterfield and her parents.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Englewood Baptist Church, with Pastor David Ferry officiating. Burial will be in the Pinhook Cemetery.

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

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

George Barlow

George Barlow, 75, East Oolitic, died at 3:50 a.m. today at Monroe Hospital in Bloomington. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary.

July 07, 2014

Anna J. Lee

June 21, 1932 — July 4, 2014

Anna Jeanette Wilson Lee, 82, of Springville, formerly of Owensburg, died at 4:30 a.m. on Friday at her residence.

Born June 21, 1932, in Warren County, she was the daughter of Elmer and Toy (Hurley) Wilson. She married Robert S. Lee in 1947 and he preceded her in death on Jan. 2, 1973.

 She retired from G.E.in Bloomington.

Anna was a member of the Popcorn Christian Church.

She loved getting together with family; she enjoyed reading and gospel and bluegrass music.

Survivors include one daughter, Karan Dishman and husband Marvin of Springville; three sons, Robert Lee and wife Donna of Loogootee, Daniel Lee of Springville, and James Lee and wife Jodee of Stanford; one sister, Virginia Taylor of Columbus; one brother, John Roush of Garrett; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert; one brother, Everett Roush; and two sisters, Pauline Chambers and Imogene Eads.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Dee Kinman officiating. Burial will follow in the Owensburg Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at the mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Popcorn Christian Church youth ministries.

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

Thomas D. Fields

Jan. 18, 1938 — July 5, 2014

Thomas D. “Dewey” Fields, 76, of Owensburg died at 12:27 a.m. on Saturday at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

Born Jan. 18, 1938 in Owensburg, he was the son of Max and Edith (Hayes) Fields.

He retired from General Motors.

Survivors include two sons, Doug Fields of Owensburg and Dean Fields and wife Reagan of Ellettsville; two grandchildren, Andy and Cassie Fields both of Ellettsville; and two brothers, Donald and Denny Fields.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Dale, and David Fields; and two sisters, Molly Judah and Billy Brock.

Funeral service will be  at 2 p.m. on Tuesday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in the Owensburg Cemetery.

Visitation will be from noon until the service on Tuesday.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society.

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

Dearmand E. Penman

Dearmand E. Penman, 59, Bedford, died at 6:38 p.m. on Friday at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.

Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary.

July 06, 2014

Dorothy M. Kaufmann

Feb. 7, 1920 — June 27, 2014

Dorothy Margaret Kaufmann, 94, (nee Strehlow), passed away peacefully on June 27, 2014, at the age of 94.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jack. She was the mother of Kathryn (Robert) Blakesley, of Mequon, WI; Susan (Louis) Smith of Coronado, CA; Virginia (John) Peterson of Moses Lake, WA; and Janet (Michael) Halla of Bedford, IN. She was the grandmother of Brian (Lisa) and Michael (Holly) Smith; and Thomas (Mary), Daniel and David Halla. She was the great-grandmother of George, Ann, Mira, Jonah, Lilliane, Moses and Nathan. She was also preceded in death by siblings Viola (Cyril) Sindorf and Donald (Lois) Strehlow.

Born February 7, 1920, Dorothy was the daughter of the late Frank and Margaret Strehlow. She was a tomboy who married the boy next door in 1944. Struck by polio in 1952, she fought back in order to care for four young daughters. She became a valued member of the local PTA and an excellent secretary. She enjoyed travel, reading, puzzles and handcrafts, continuing to crochet into her 90s. She retired with her husband to Bloomington, Indiana, returning to Wisconsin after his death. Throughout her life, she maintained a strong faith in the power of guardian angels.

The family extends a special thanks to the staff of Lasata Care Center for their compassionate care. She was entombed alongside husband at the Valhalla Memory Gardens Mausoleum in Bloomington, IN. A private memorial service has been held.

Anna Jeanette Wilson Lee

Anna Jeanette Wilson Lee, 82, died Friday. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday at Day & Carter Mortuary. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Day & Carter Mortuary.

Thomas D. Fields

Thomas D. Field, 76, of Owensburg, died Saturday. Visitation will be noon- 2 p.m. Tuesday at Day & Carter Mortuary. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Day & Carter Mortuary.

July 04, 2014

Nettie A. Steck

Nettie A. Steck, 77, Bedford, died Monday at her home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Costin’s Funeral Chapel in Martinsville. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.

July 03, 2014

Christopher Lynn Mannix II

July 27, 1988 — June 30, 2014

Christopher Lynn Mannix II, 25, of Bedford died Monday, June 30, 2014 at his residence.

Born July 27, 1988, in Lawrence Co., he was the son of Christopher L. and Angie (Jackson) Mannix. He was a machine operator at Samco. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and attended the Free Methodist Church. He loved fishing, going to the creek side, jamming with his friends to the beat of the drums and strumming his Yamaha guitar. He loved his dogs, Roadie and Miller and most of all, he loved life, family and friends. He would steal your heart with that radiant smile. It would light up the room. He was a very compassionate and caring young man. He loved and laughed big.

Survivors include his girlfriend, Tiffany McCarty of Bedford; his life-long friend, Troi Dawn Barksdale of Bedford; his mother, Angie, of Bedford; his father, Chris Mannix and wife, Cheri of Bedford; a brother, Clayton Arnold of Bedford; his maternal grandfather, Patrick Jackson and wife, Margie, of Clarksville; his paternal grandmothers, Elaine Owens of Florida and Elizabeth Hickerson of Bedford; aunts and uncles, Teri Patrick and husband, Franklin of Saudi Arabia, Todd Mannix, B.J. Mannix and wife, Jennifer all of Florida, Kelly Spivey of Indianapolis, Deanna Rollins, Frank Rogowski and Pam Jackson all of Bedford, Danny Jackson and Carrie Chastain of Oolitic, Tricia Staggs and husband, Dannie, of Bedford; cousins, Kirsten Brown, Evan Patrick, Ashley Mannix, Cody Mannix, Kenna Spivey, Benjamin Brown, Ava Brown, April Rollins, Carmen Stewart, Jake Jackson, Sara Jackson, Haley Chastain, Logan Chastain, Portia Snoddy, Daniel Staggs, Marc Staggs, Keilan, Kestin and Justice McVicker. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfathers, Lynn “Buddy” Mannix and Doug Hickerson; his maternal grandmother, Peggy “Granny Peg” Jackson.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 6 in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Father Rick Eldred officiating. Burial will follow in the Mitchell Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Saturday, July 5 at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Pallbearers are Danny Jackson, Evan Patrick, Franklin Patrick, B.J. Mannix, Todd Mannix and Dannie Staggs. Honorary pallbearers are Mike Rollins, Frank Rogowski, Charlie Murphy, Chris Fleenor, Chase Neeley and Clayton Arnold. Members of an honorary motorcycle escort will be Mike Miller, Tim Butcher, Terry Stevens, Richard Hagemier and Jesse Bubba Gilliland. The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the American Heart Assoc. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Chris at www.daycarter.com.

Terry Colglazier

Jan. 6, 1947 — June 29, 2014

Terry Allen Colglazier, 67, of Clinton, North Carolina., passed away June 29, 2014, at Rex Hospital, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Terry was born Jan. 6, 1947, to Francille and Warren Colglazier of Mitchell, Indiana. He married Martha Jean Matthis, of Clinton, North Carolina. Terry lost his battle with cancer.

Terry is survived by his wife, Jean; a daughter, Kelly Zellman (Howard) of Burbank, Calif.; a son, Terry Allen Colglazier II (Blair) of Clinton, North Carolina. Also two grandchildren, Lily Grace Zellman and Matthis Dean Colglazier. He is also survived by four siblings, sisters Marietta Swaim of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Myra Colglazier of Bedford, Indiana, Anita Colglazier of Winston-Salem, North Carolina and brother Mark Colglazier of Mitchell, Indiana.

Terry graduated from Mitchell High School and Purdue University. Terry was a member of the Huron Baptist Church, Huron, Indiana, and Mitchell Masonic Lodge 228. He had been very active in Lawrence County 4-H programs.

Terry taught the GI agriculture classes and managed Big Blue Farm Stores. Up until his death he was employed with Crumpler Plastic Pipe in Roseboro, North Carolina.

There will be no services. Condolences to his wife and children may be made online at www.crumpler-honeycutt.com.

Earl McCollum

April 18, 1928 — June 30, 2014

Earl McCollum, age 86, of Aurora, Nebraska, passed away on Saturday, June 28, 2014, at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island, Nebraska. His funeral was on Monday, June 30, 2014, in the Aurora Cemetery with Pastor Bruce Bradley officiating. Earl McCollum was born on April 18, 1928, in St. Charles, Iowa. He grew up in Aurora and graduated form Aurora High School in 1946. He attended the University of Nebraska from 1946 to 1948 before moving to Chicago to work at Marshall Field & Company.

On May 4, 1957, he married Mary Ruth Terry from Silverville, Indiana. In 1972, they moved back to Bedford, Indiana to work for Bedford Medical Center. Shortly thereafter they moved to Sebastian, Florida where they raised their three children, Nathan, Neal and Nelson McCollum while being employed in Vero Beach, Florida.

Earl was a music director for over 30 years, serving nine different churches in Illinois, Indiana, Florida and Nebraska. He also directed the Illinois Central Railroad Choir for two years while in Chicago. Earl liked watching Cornhusker football and listening to gospel music. He was preceded in death by Mary Ruth McCollum on October 16, 1993.

He is survived by his three sons, Nathan McCollum of Sebastian, Florida; Dr. Neal McCollum of Villa Rica, Georgia, and Nelson (Shawn) McCollum of Heltonville, Indiana; three grandchildren, Joshua, Clayton and Carson McCollum, and one brother, Morris McCollum of Tacoma, Washington.

Mark Allen Frost

Mark Allen Frost, 57, died Thursday at his residence. A graveside service will take place at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Chastain Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Mitchell.

July 02, 2014

Christopher Lynn Mannix II

Christopher Lynn Mannix II, 25, died Monday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary.

July 01, 2014

Guo Zhang

Oct. 2, 1932 — June 29, 2014

Guo Zhang, 83, according to Chinese custom, of Bedford, died at 1:45 a.m. on Sunday at Garden Villa in Bedford.

Born Oct. 2, 1932, in Guang Dong, China, he was the son of Zhuo Quan Zhang and Gui Qing Zhou. He married Zhao Ning Liu.

He immigrated to the U.S. in November 1993. In November 1994, he opened Empress Court Restaurant with his daughter, Sarah.

Survivors include his wife, Zhao Ning Liu; a son, David Zhang and wife Cindy; a daughter, Sarah Wong; a son, Gary Zhang and wife Toni; six grandchildren, Elizabeth and Emily Zhang, Ashley and Alex Wong, and Jacky and Jalyn Zhang.

Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. on Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Cremation will follow with a memorial service at a later date.

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

Carol Jean Fish

Dec. 22, 1922 — June 29, 2014

Carol Jean Fish, 91, of Bedford, passed away Sunday at Westview Manor, Bedford.

She was born Dec. 22, 1922, to Harry and Inez (Kimbrel) Campbell.

She was a graduate of Bedford High School with the Class of 1940.

She married John W. “Bill” Fish on March 14, 1970. He passed Jan. 2, 1994. She was also preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Roland Baker, in 1967; sisters, Harriet Rowe and Mary Frances Reath; niece, Jackie Leaf; stepdaughters, Bonnie Stotts, Anne Harrell and Sue Canada; stepgrandsons, in infancy Steven Brent Fish and Zayden Spaulding; great niece, Jennifer Leaf, in infancy; and her faithful canine companion of 12 years, Mandy.

Surviving are stepsons, John Fish and wife Carol of Bedford, and Willam D. “Bill” Fish and wife Jamie of Flat Rock, N.C.; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was a member of the American Federation of Government Employees; American Legion Auxiliary; Bedford Boat and Sportsman’s Club Auxiliary; Elks Auxiliary; First Christian Church of Bedford; and had attended First Wesleyan Church of Bedford.

She had worked at USNAD Crane, Dunn Hospital, North Lawrence Schools, and later for Nielsen Ratings, and as a greeter at the Bedford Wal-Mart.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday and from 9-10 a.m. on Thursday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Carl Gilmore officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, at her request, donations in her honor can be made to the White River Humane Society.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.ferguson-lee.com.

Lowell Tolbert

Lowell Tolbert, 74, formerly of Shoals, passed away Saturday in Sarasota, Fla. Funeral arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

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