Obituaries

Obituaries — August 2018

August 15, 2018

Lillie Mae (Douglas) Roach

May 19, 1933 — Aug. 13, 2018

Lillie “Mae” Roach, 85, of Bedford, passed away on Monday, Aug, 13, 2018, at her daughter Penny’s residence.

Born May 19, 1933, in Jackson County, she was the daughter of William Douglas and Lola Marie (Evans) Douglas. She married Harry O. Roach on May 15, 1952; and he preceded her in death on Aug. 26, 2001.

Mae had worked at the Hospitality House and was a homemaker and caregiver.

She was a 50-year member of Dive Christian Church.

Surviving are two daughters, Kathy L. Shirley of Bedford, and Penny (William “Bill”) McArtor of Springville; nine grandchildren, Susan (Derek) Melvin, Misty Wiley, Jerry (Marsha) Garland, Danny (Amy) Garland, Paul (Melissa) McArtor, Paris (Kylie) McArtor, Elizabeth Roach, Sabrina (Kenny “Pogo”) Bingham and Richard Roach; 27 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren and expecting another; and one brother, James Douglas of Columbus.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, Rick Roach; nephew, Donald Douglas; one brother Billy Douglas; and one sister, Vivian Shelton.

Funeral service will be at noon on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes, with Johnny Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Dive Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the service Thursday at the funeral chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ferguson-Lee Chapel to assist the family with funeral expenses.

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

Nile Young

Feb. 2, 1939 — Aug. 14, 2018

BEDFORD — Nile Young, 79, of Bedford, died at 1:35 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, at I.U. Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born Feb. 2, 1939, in Burkesville, Kentucky, he was the son of Ress and Jewell (Roach) Young. He married Barbara Holt on April 29, 1961, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 22, 1997.

He had worked in local stone mills for 25 years. He and Barbara started Young’s Upholstery in 1971 and he continued the business after her passing.

He enjoyed fishing and watching the grandkids and great-grandkids grow.

Survivors include a son, Troy Young and wife Jamie; three grandkids, Landon Young and wife Calin, Lauren Wade and husband Josh and Elizabeth Baker and husband Luke; and four great-grandkids, Lailyn, Della, and Geneva Young and Elijah Baker.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a son, Gary Allen Young; and 12 siblings.

Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Landon Young officiating. Burial will follow in the Mitchell Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the mortuary.

Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

Christina Curtsinger

Oct. 16, 1932 — Aug. 12, 2018

Christina Curtsinger, 85, of Orleans, passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital of Bedford.

She was born on Oct. 16, 1932, to Russell Richardson and Della Kays Richardson in Kentucky. She married Clyde Curtsinger on May 26, 1955, and he passed away March 1, 2017.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clyde; one brother, James Richardson; and two sisters, Lena Strother and Lavone Moore.

She worked for Paoli Shoe Factory in Paoli, ARA cafeteria at Central Foundry in Bedford and Mitchell Manor Nursing Home in Mitchell.

She was a member of Kingdom Hall Jehovah Witness in Mitchell.

Survivors include, one son, Ricky and Rhonda Curtsinger of Orleans; two daughters, Janet and Gerry Taylor of Bedford and Sandra Gail and Gary Clark of Bedford; one brother, Glen and Judy Richardson of Andrews, Texas; five grandchildren, Kristepher Curtsinger, Paul Duncan Jr., Kody Curtsinger, Michael Duncan and Jeremy Payne; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at the Dillman-Scott Funeral Home, 226 West Campbell Street, Paoli, with Brother Steve Steurer officiating. Interment will follow in the Fairview Cemetery in Orleans.

Visitation to be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Online Condolences may be made at www.dillmanscottfuneralhome.com.

Beverly Ann Grogan

Beverly Ann Grogan, 68, Bedford, died Tuesday.

Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford.

August 14, 2018

Nino R. Lentini M.D.

May 12, 1936 — Aug. 5, 2018

Nino R. Lentini M.D., 82, of Bedford, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, at IU Health Bedford Hospital.

Born May 12, 1936, in Brooklyn, New York, he was the son of Anthony and Frances (D’asta) Lentini. He married Joan Morano in June of 1963 and she survives.

Nino R. Lentini M.D. is a retired orthopedic surgeon born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He has practiced medicine in the states of New York, California, Indiana and Iowa. He recently earned a Certificate of Distinction from the Indiana State Medical Association for 50 years of medical practice. He studied medicine at Howard University and undergraduate studies at City College of New York.

He published his first novel, Bones of Contention, in June 2018.

He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

Surviving are his wife, Joan Lentini; son, Karl Lentini; daughter, Jacqueline McCullough and husband Andrew; grandchildren, Gavin and Alex McCullough; sister, Tina Babakhanian; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at noon on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Bedford, with Father Rick Eldred and Deacon Dave Reising officiating.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the service at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association at http://honor.americanheart.org/goto/Nino_Lentini.

Bonnie Irene England Brown

Feb. 5, 1938 — Aug. 12, 2018

Bonnie Irene England Brown, age 80, of Bedford, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at her residence.

Mrs. Brown was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Medora, where she sang in the church choir, served on the altar guild, and helped serve funeral dinners. She was also involved with the Mission Federation.

Bonnie was a registered nurse and worked for Dr. William Blaisdell for numerous years. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren, gardening, reading, crocheting, traveling, and cooking and preparing Sunday dinners for her family.

Born on Feb. 5, 1938, in Jackson County, she was the daughter of Earl and Ruby Wagoner England, both of whom preceded her in death. On March 23, 1955, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Medora, she married Ernest Brown and he preceded her in death on Feb. 10, 2015.

Survivors include one son, Max (Angie) Brown of Seymour; two daughters, Vickie (Nick) Hubbard of Bedford and Zirita (Michael) Roberts of Bedford; two brothers, Leslie (Sylvia) England of Medora and Wilbur (Bonnie) England of Scipio; four sisters, twin sister, Betty (Aaron) Hume, Clara (Mike) Sears, Clarice (Harold) Persinger and Pam Guthrie; 11 grandchildren, Nicole Bowman, Jessi Wheeler, Carly Bell, Carri Harper, Jacob Brown, Scott Brown, Stacy Brown, Kevin Moore, Rebecca Ruiz, Amanda Allman and Ashley Brown; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Bonnie was also preceded in death by one son, Randy Brown; one grandson, Jared Hubbard; one sister, Barbara England Henderson; and two brothers-in-law: Winford Henderson and Earl Guthrie.

Funeral service for Bonnie Irene England Brown will be conducted at noon on Friday, Aug. 17, at Spurgeon Funeral Home, Inc., Brownstown, with Pastor Jack Belk officiating. Interment will be at Weddleville Lutheran Cemetery, Medora.

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

Memorials may be given to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Medora, or Schneck Medical Center Hospice.

Online memorials and condolences may be given at www.spurgeonfh@comcast.net.

Myrtle E. Robbins

Myrtle Ellen (Chastain) Robbins, 100, Bedford, died Monday. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes. Service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral chapel. Arrangements by Ferguson-Lee Chapel, Bedford.

Kenneth E. Wilson

Kenneth Earl Wilson, 76, Bedford, died Saturday. Memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Bryantsville Church of Christ. Arrangements by Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell.

August 13, 2018

Larry L. McClung

Oct. 17, 1942 — Aug. 11, 2018

Larry L. McClung, 75, of Bedford, passed away on Saturday, August 11, 2018, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born October 17, 1942, in Bedford, he was the son of Lonnie and Ruth (Young) McClung.

He married Carlita Smith on February 10, 1963, and she survives.

He attended Unionville School through his junior year, and then graduated from Shawswick High School.

Larry retired from General Motors as a tool and die maker and was a lifetime farmer.

Surviving are his wife, Carlita, of Bedford; one brother, Brian Richard McClung of Bedford; brother-in-law, Thomas (Lana) Smith, of Mitchell; three nieces, Shelby McClung, Holly (Ryan) Mills, and Amanda (Brad) Totten; great-niece Kinzley Moore; and great-nephews, Garrett Bradley Totten and Ezra Scott Mills.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Aaron McClung; and brother in infancy.

Larry’s cats are going to miss him.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes, with Pastor Bud Smith officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery.

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

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

Jerry M. Nikirk

July 30, 1942 — Aug. 9, 2018

Jerry M. Nikirk, 76, went on to meet his Loving Savior with his family surrounding him at 8:55 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, at his residence.

Born on July 30, 1942, he was the son of Isaac M. Nikirk and Ida Ethel New Nikirk. He married Linda Hutsell on April 17, 1971, and she survives.

Jerry retired from RCA after 40 years. He was a member of the Oolitic High School (Bearcats) class of 1960 Alumni Association, Bearcat Breakfast Club, and of Tabernacle of Praise Church where he was active on the Safety Team, Sound and Video Team, and JOY Fellowship.

Surviving with his wife of Oolitic are his children, Jeff Nikirk and his wife Moira of Bedford, Linnea Pennycuff and her husband Steven of Oolitic, Larissa Jerke and her husband Scott of Sellersburg and Seth Nikirk and his wife Amy of Oolitic. He was an amazing Papaw to 10 grandchildren, Miley, Macy, Luke, Lynlee, Lakan, Saxton, Lorelei, Saban, Annabelle and Savannah. Surviving siblings include, Elsie Webb of Oolitic, Betty Speer (Kenny) of Oolitic, Marilyn Kay Rathsman of Columbus and Mike Nikirk (Kim) of Kodak, Tennessee.

He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Warren, Walter and Wendell.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 15, at Tabernacle of Praise Church with the Rev. Gary Thomas officiating. Burial will follow at Hilltop Cemetery in Avoca.

Visitation will be held at Tabernacle of Praise Church from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 a.m. until the service Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Safety Team of Tabernacle of Praise Church. Family and friends may express condolences at: www.daycarter.com

Edna Ruth (Little) Allen

Jan. 7, 1926 — Aug. 2, 2018

Born Edna Ruth Little to Henry and Mae Oma Little in Bedford, Jan. 7, 1926.

She lived an exciting 92 years of life meeting many people and touching others through her career as a medical receptionist, homemaker, party planner, and traveler.

Edna passed on Aug. 2, 2018, at the David Simpson Hospice House in Euclid following a long illness. She had been living at Anna Maria of Aurora, Ohio, and had remained independent making her own decisions and plans. She always wanted to praise and thank the many healthcare individuals who helped her on her life journey.

Edna married her high school sweetheart, Robert E. “Bob” Allen of Bedford at the end of World War II. They embarked on a series of entrepreneurial activities including a diaper service and carnival exhibitors of my great uncle Jack’s Alaskan Mummy Mystery. A real Alaskan Indian family’s naturally mummified remains found during the gold rush.

She settled in Loveland, Ohio and raised two boys Nelson and Marc.

A family farm near Rising Sun, was added to her home responsibilities while she worked for a dentist then optometrist. Briefly the family moved to North Olmsted, Ohio, then returned to open a new business, Wholesale Distributers Warehouse, in Cincinnati, Ohio. All the while managing ‘the farm.’

She and Bob traveled a lot and visited much of this country. Their love of golf took them to Scotland, England, Ireland and the British Open golf tournament. Golf was important in her life and she lived on the Jack Nicklaus course in Mason, Ohio, helping host the LPGA events for years. She played golf into her mid-eighties at her new adopted club, the Venice Golf & Country Club in Venice, Florida.

Edna is survived by sons, Nelson Lee Allen, and wife Twila of Rising Sun and and Marc Kevin Allen, MD, and wife Marita A. Volk, MD, of Aurora, Ohio; and three grandsons, Jeremy, Nicholas and Aaron. Nicholas and wife Rachel have three girls, Kaitlyn, Natasha and Hanna, all living in Morrow, Ohio.

Her three brothers Ralph, Cecil, and SC “Sam” all preceded her in death. Catherine her older sister, lives well in Danville, Kentucky.

Formal services are not planned.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Hospice of the Western Reserve at 17876 St. Clair Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44110 or donate@hospicewr.org.

Condolences can be shared with the family at www.heritagecremationsociety.com.

Heritage Cremation Society, (800) 864-2295.

Kenneth Wilson

Kenneth Wilson, 76, of Bedford, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell.

Vince L. Cobb

Vince L. Cobb, 55, Orleans, died Saturday. Visitation will be 2-6 p.m. Tuesday at Bedford Baptist Temple, 2417 N St. Services will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the temple.

August 12, 2018

Wanda L. Henson

July 14, 1952 — Aug. 10, 2018

Wanda L. Henson, 66, of Bedford, died at 1 p.m. on Friday, August 10, 2018, at her residence.

Born July 14, 1952, she was the daughter of Elbert and Geneva (Davis) Hensley. She married James Henson on June 20, 1970, and he survives.

Wanda retired as a supervisor from Cook Inc. She was a member of the East Oolitic Community Church, and graduated from clown school and was a semi-professional clown. Wanda loved her Lord and Savior, and was a loving wife, mother and nana. Anyone who ever met her, loved her.

Surviving with her husband of 48 years are her three children, Jimmy Henson of Commiskey, IN, Cindy Bower and her husband, Mark, of Bedford, Travis Henson of Bloomington; and Laurie Staver of Bedford; grandchildren, Levi Meadows, Bransyn Henson, Braydon Henson, Bryce Bower; step-grandchildren, Sami Zollman, Macie Smith Brown and Maddie Smith Turner; two sisters, Marcia Winegar and Sharon Ray, both of Heltonville, IN; three brothers, Brad Hensley of Heltonville, IN, Dennis Hensley and Charles Hensley, both of Bedford; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Earl Hensley; three nephews, Devin Hensley, Billy Hensley and Brian Ray; brother-in-law, Jerry Henson.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, August 14, in the Elmwood Chapel of Day & Carter Mortuary, with Millard Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Gilgal Cemetery in Heltonville. Visitation will be held on Monday, August 13, from 4 until 8 p.m. at Day & Carter Mortuary.

Family and friends may leave condolences at: www.daycarter.com.

Garold Lee Spoonmore

July 3, 1935 — Aug. 10, 2018

Garold Lee Spoonmore, 83, passed away at 10:47 a.m. Friday, August 10, at the IU Health Bloomington Hospital, with his family by his bedside.

Born July 3, 1935, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Elza Spoonmore and Ona (Harp) Spoonmore. Garold retired from the Indiana DNR Avoca State Hatchery after 50 years. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army, and a member of the American Legion Gillen Post #33 and Avoca Baptist Church. He loved his grand- and great-grandbabies dearly. Garold married the love of his life, Arretta (Padgett) Spoonmore, December 26, 1959, and she survives.

Surviving with his wife are three daughters, Leaetta Taflinger (Rick) of Avoca, Patricia Franklin (Brian) of Needmore and Kimberly Helton (Mark Davis) of Ellettsville; six grandchildren, Pamela Harris (Jeff), Nicole Taflinger, Daniel Taflinger (Brianna), Sarah McKinney (Josh), Emily Norman and Jennifer Stephens (Jordan); twelve great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Cecil and Dale Spoonmore; and a grandson, Michael Phillips.

Visitation will be held at Day & Carter Mortuary on Monday, August 13, from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. Services will be private, with burial following in Cresthaven Cemetery.

Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

Max Vernon Vest

May 13, 1946 — July 31, 2018

Max Vernon Vest, 72, of Glen Allen, Virginia, passed away on July 31, 2018.

He was born on May 13, 1946, in Paoli. He graduated from Tunnelton High School, and earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Indiana State University.

His career in higher education spanned over four decades, including 37 years as Director of Student Activities at the University of Richmond. During his career, he served as a mentor to hundreds of college students and student affairs professionals from across the country. He will especially be remembered for his work ethic, signature mustache and moves on the dance floor.

Max was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Janet Vest; brother Robert Vest; and parents, Blish and Irene Vest.

He is survived by daughters Jennifer Frank and Amy Vest; son-in-law Micah Hoggatt; sister Janet Morgan; grandson Aidan Frank; and several nieces and nephews.

Interment will be private at Mount Vernon Memorial Park, and a memorial service will be held at the University of Richmond in the fall.

Memorial contributions may be made to the University of Richmond, Advancement Office, 28 Westhampton Way, University of Richmond, VA 23173.

Larry McClung

Larry McClung, 75, of Bedford, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Ferguson-Lee Chapel in Bedford.

Jerry M. Nikirk

Jerry M. Nikirk, 76, of Oolitic, died Thursday. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at Tabernacle of Praise Church in Bedford. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford is handling arrangements.

August 11, 2018

Nino R. Lentini M.D.

Nino R. Lentini M.D., 82, Bedford, died Sunday. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until noon, Friday, at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes. Mass of Christian Burial will be at noon Friday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church Arrangements by Ferguson-Lee Chapel, Bedford.

August 10, 2018

Shelby J. (Galyan) Flynn

Mar. 9, 1937 — Aug. 9, 2018

Shelby J. Flynn, 81, of Bedford, died Thursday, August 9, 2018, at IU Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born March 9. 1937, she was the daughter of Alva and Dorothy (Bezzy) Galyan. She married James Flynn in 1954 and he survives.

She retired from the Kroger store as a cake decorator. She taught water aerobics at Fit For Life and yoga at Rick’s Gym. At the age of 65, she began taking painting classes and painted every Wednesday at the art shop in Paoli.

She was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Christian Church.

Survivors include her husband, James of Bedford; a son, Danny Flynn and wife Connie of Bedford; a daughter, Tammy Helton and husband Jack of Bedford; five grandchildren, Michael Flynn and wife Mellissa, Amanda Simmerman and husband Tristan, Brandon Helton and wife Stacey, Whitney Peters and husband Grant and Brandi Smith and husband Tim; ten great grandchildren, Decker Pope, Peyton Simmerman, Jacob Simmerman, Jaycee Simmerman, Danielle Flynn, Cassandra Flynn, Jayda Smith, Jack Helton, Owen Peters and Jayce Mikels; a brother, Homer Galyan and wife Deanie of Bloomington; and two sisters-in-law, Yvonne (Bonnie) Galyan and Debbie Galyan.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Larry and Bill Galyan; and a brother, Jackie Galyan (in infancy).

Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 13, in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Jeff Hudelson officiating. Burial will follow in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

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

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

Robert Terrell

Dec. 30, 1943 — July 24, 2018

Robert Terrell, 74, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at his residence.

Born Dec. 30, 1943, in Mitchell, he was the son of RC and Edith May (Coulter) Terrell. He married Linda Sue Mitchell Dec. 12, 1964.

Robert retired from IMI. He was a member of American Legion Post No. 250, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107, Moose Lodge No. 1897, and Bedford Boat and Sportsman Club.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Terrell of Mitchell; children, Mary Rosetta (James) Gaw of Mitchell, Robert Eugene Terrell of Mitchell and Travis Paul Terrell of Mitchell; grandchildren, John Robert Ferrel, Kristopher Levi Austin Kinder and Braden Scott Gaw; and brothers, Mike Terrell of Orleans, Roger (Brenda) Terrell of Bedford; Nevel Leon Terrell of Mitchell, and Mark (Shirley) Terrell of Mitchell.

His parents preceded him in death.

A celebration of life will be from Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug.19, at the Oak Ridge Shelter House at Spring Mill State Park.

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

Judith “Judy” A. (Fields) Bockelman

May 15, 1942 — Aug. 8, 2018

Judith A. “Judy” (Fields) Bockelman, 76, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, at North Park Nursing Center.

Judy was born in Washington, May 15, 1942 to the late Floyd and Esther (Ray) Fields. She graduated from Washington Catholic High School and worked 20 years for M. Fine & Sons in Bedford. Judy also worked at PTS Electronics for 10 years. She was a faithful member of St. Benedict Cathedral and enjoyed gardening.

Judy is survived by her husband of 58 years, Jerry A. Bockelman of Evansville; her sons, Wayne Bockelman of Evansville, and Scott Bockelman (Kristy) of Glen Ellyn, Illinois; a sister, Marilyn Helms; a brother, Fred Fields; grandchildren, Emily Cvengros (Blake), Ryan (Stephanie), Luke (Marci), Jacob, Evan, Dylan and Sarah; and a great-grandchild, Leland.

Judy was preceded in death by her parents; and siblings, Shirley Michaels, Mary Ellen Ochs and Richard Fields.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at St. Benedict Cathedral, 1328 Lincoln Ave., Evansville. Burial will be held at a later date at St. John Cemetery in Washington.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Benedict Cathedral.

Condolences may be made online at www.browningfuneral.com.

Ronald Bruce Chapman

Ronald Bruce Chapman, 46, Mitchell, died Tuesday, Aug. 7. Visitation will be from 1-3 p.m. Monday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Arrangements by Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell.

Jerry Nikirk

Jerry Nikirk, of Oolitic, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford.

August 09, 2018

Gayanne Pelfree

April 4, 1946 — July 26, 2018

Gayanne (Franklin) Pelfree, 72, of Bloomington, passed away at IU Health Hospice in Bloomington on July 26, 2018.

She was born on April 4, 1946, in Linton, to Merle “Hap” Franklin and Violet (Owen) Franklin.

Gayanne enjoyed crocheting, playing bingo and spending time with her grandchildren.

She attended Needmore High School.

Survivors include her companion, Orville Aynes of Bloomington; daughters, Rennah White of Bloomington, Tammy (Curtis) Chandler of Judah and Angela Cox of Seymour; sisters, Sue (Jim) Callahan of Loogootee, Sherry Lindsey of Bedford and Kathy and Lyman “Butch” Taylor of Martinsville; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; former husbands, Errol W. Thompson and Donald Keith Pelfree; granddaughter, Jana Lynn Tomlinson; grandson, Roy Wayne White; and daughter, Rita Ann Thompson.

Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Bedford Baptist Temple, 2417 N Street, Bedford, with Brother Lyman Taylor, officiating.

Phyllis Genevieve (Reynolds) Foster

July 23, 1943 — Aug. 7, 2018

Phyllis Genevieve Foster, 75, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

Born July 23, 1943, in Orleans, she was the daughter of John and Savannah (Enochs) Reynolds. She married William David Foster on March 15, 1965, and he preceded her in death Dec. 27, 2017.

Phyllis retired from RCA. She was a member of Harvest Community Church and enjoyed reading. Phyllis was a lovable mother and was loved and adored by many.

Survivors include her daughters, Diane (Tom) Davis of Springville, Pamela (Michael) McCarty of Enfield, Connecticut and Tamara (Kyle) Kucera of Seattle, Washington; grandsons, Eric Foster, Elijah Flint and Christian DeMarco; great-granddaughter, Carleigh Foster; and brother, Larry Reynolds of Markle.

Her parents; husband; and siblings, Norma Jean Graham, Billy Reynolds and Jack Reynolds, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Harvest Community Church.

Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the service on Sunday at the church.

Graveside service will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mitchell Cemetery.

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

Sharon K. Lee

Sharon Kay (Gaskins) Lee, 80, Bedford, died Monday. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Ferguson-Lee Chapel. Service will be 1 p.m.Friday at the funeral home. Arrangements by Ferguson-Lee Chapel of ThorneGeorge Family Funeral Homes.

August 08, 2018

Deanna (Gibson) Jeffrey

April 7, 1937 — Aug. 7, 2018

Deanna Jeffrey, 81, formerly of Orleans, passed away early Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at Salem Crossing.

She was born in Bigson, West Virginia on April 7, 1937, to Everett and Gracie Gibson and was the last of her family.

A graduate of Van High School in West Virginia, she married Morgan Jeffrey in 1955, and he preceded her in death in 2016. A twin sister, Delores Webb, also preceded in death in 2012.

Survivors include a son, Rick L. Jeffrey, and wife Sally of Columbus, Ohio; one daughter, Deborah Jeffery of Huntingburg; one granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews, including Robert F. Henderson of Orleans.

Cremation was chosen and there will be no visitation. Burial will be private.

Cresthaven Funeral Home, Bedford, is in charge of arrangements.

Sharon K. Lee

Sharon Kay Lee, 80, of Bedford, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes in Bedford.

August 07, 2018

William M. Johnson

July 22, 1967 — Aug. 5, 2018

William M. Johnson, 51, of Bedford, died Sunday, August 5, 2018.

Born July 22, 1967, in Bedford, he was the son of William C. Johnson and Frances Iris “Sue” Johnson. He married Judy Morrow and she survives. He was a former jail commander with the Sherriff’s Department. Bill had been an avid hunter from a very early age. He enjoyed both watching and participating in drag racing at Beanblossom and New Hope racetracks.

Survivors include his wife, Judy, of Bedford; his father, William C. Johnson, of Gosport; a son, William Michael Johnson Jr., of Bedford; a sister, Jetta Dunsford and husband, Steve, of Floyds Knobs; two nephews, Jack and Sam Dunsford. He was preceded in death by his mother.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 9th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Rev. Harold Morrow officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8th at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

August 06, 2018

Mary Jane (Box) Hamilton

April 30, 1930 — Aug. 3, 2018

Mary Jane (Box) Hamilton, 88, of Bono, passed away on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, at Garden Villa, Bedford, after a long illness.

Born April 30, 1930, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Benny and Verlie (Flinn) Box. She married Harry “Bill” Hamilton.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry “Bill” Hamilton; parents, Benny and Verlie Box; sister, Dorothy Box Farris and husband Desco; three brothers, Roland “Bud” Box, Kenneth “Kenny” Box and Donald Box in infancy.

She is survived by her children, Nancy Baldwin and husband Everett of Texas, Karen Hearth and husband Larry of Bedford and William Scott Hamilton and wife Susie of Tunnelton; three grandchildren, Bruce Baldwin and fiance Ann of Texas, Paul Baldwin and husband Gabe of Texas, and Chelsie Hearth and companion Barry Miller of Bedford; two great-grandchildren, Daniel and Kayliee Baldwin of Texas; sisters-in-law, Jewel Box, of Bedford, and Ruby Tuell of Bedford; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was a member of Bono and Tunnelton United Methodist Churches. She retired from G.E. in 1994 and was active in community activities. Her favorite hobbies were sewing, knitting, crocheting, quilting and traveling.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes, with Kenny Dalton officiating. Burial will be in Tolbert Cemetery.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. on Monday at the funeral chapel.

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

Leo Lynch

June 25, 1925 — Aug. 4, 2018

Leo Lynch, 93, of Williams went to his Heavenly Home Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, at the IU Health Bedford Hospital.

Born June 25, 1925, in Martin County, he was the son of Harry Lynch Sr. and Louisa Jane (Grimes) Lynch. He married Lucille Etchison on April 6, 1946, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 8, 2014.

He was a member of the Williams First Baptist Church, and the Shoals White River Masonic Lodge No. 332. He was a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service; he was also a farmer, truck driver owner/ and operator; he owned and operated a gas station in Williams and has served as the Spice Valley Township Trustee.

Leo loved his family, his grandkids and great-grandkids.

Survivors include his children, Evon Emmick and her husband Mike of Williams, Daniel Lynch of Williams and Millie Tidd and her husband Russell of Williams; eight grandchildren, Kelly Lawyer, Amy Stockman, Rob Lynch, Matt Lynch, Jimmy Coulter, Danielle Sinclair, Tana Tidd and Ben Tidd; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lucille; a son, Robert Lynch; and 14 siblings.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7 in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Brother Tom East officiating. Burial will follow in the Williams Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. today at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

Cletus Harold Gilbert

May 8, 1946 — Aug. 3, 2018

Cletus Harold Gilbert, 72, passed away suddenly Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford.

Born May 8, 1946, in Martin County, he was the son of Leo and Elzina (Blake) Gilbert. He married Anne Wambold April 12, 2013.

Cletus retired from Otis Elevator. He attended the First Presbyterian Church and enjoyed tinkering and being outdoors. He loved to hunt mushrooms and fish.

Cletus was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of American Legion Post No. 250.

Survivors include his wife, Anne Gilbert of Bedford; sons, Donnie Gilbert of Valparaiso, Cletus Gilbert Jr. of Florida, Daniel Gilbert of Mitchell and Shane Gilbert of Bloomfield; 14 grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

His parents and siblings, John Gilbert, Charlie Gilbert, David Gilbert, Bobby Gilbert, Mary Jones, Juanita Marshall, Opal Gordon and Hazel Pemberton preceded him in death.

Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Mitchell Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Tuesday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

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

Sharen Lynn (Bodenhamer) Haas

Oct. 3, 1937 — Aug. 4, 2018

Sharen Lynn Haas, 80, of Bedford, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, at Westview Nursing and Rehab, Bedford.

Born Oct. 3, 1937, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Earl R. and Dora M. (Young) Bodenhamer. She married Jeffrey N. Haas on April 11, 1969; and he survives.

Sharen graduated from Needmore High School with the Class of 1955.

She retired from PSI, where she worked in the Bedford, Bloomington and Columbus offices.

Surviving are her husband, Jeffrey of Bedford; one son, Jeffrey (Tracie) Haas II of Libertyville, Illinois; grandchildren, Emma F., Elizabeth M., and Andrew J. Haas; and two nieces, Linda (Steven) Cobb and Nancy Bugh.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Jennifer Sue Haas; two sisters, Nellie Stillions and Alta Vint; and two nephews, Gary and Ward Stillions.

Funeral service will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Seymour, on Wednesday at 11 a.m.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral chapel.

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

Rosemary (Riddle) Evans

Aug. 14, 1941 — Aug. 3, 2018

Rosemary (Riddle) Evans, 76, of Bloomington, passed away Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, at her residence.

Rosemary was born in Spencer Aug.14, 1941, to Homer and Ema (Clark) Riddle. Rosemary graduated from Freedom High School in 1959 and then graduated from Indiana Business School. Rosemary was part owner of Riddle Tractor Sales in Spencer, which her father started in 1955. She enjoyed reading books and being in the sunshine.

Rosemary is survived by her ex-husband, Lynn Evans; son, Rodney and wife Lora Evans of Bedford; grandchildren, Addison Evans and Arie Evans; brother-in-law, Mel Cline; sister-in-law, Patty Riddle; and one nephew.

Rosemary was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Marcia Cline; and brother, Michael “Mickey” Riddle.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m Thursday, Aug. 9, at the West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home in Spencer. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Spencer.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. until the service, both at the funeral home.

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

Katherine M. Edington

Katherine Marie (Nelson) Edington, 63, Bedford, died July 17. The Celebration of Life will be held at Harp Commons, 1521 J St., in Bedford, from 5-8 p.m. Aug. 11. In case of rain, it will be at the Limestone Cafe. Arrangements by the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes, Bedford.

August 05, 2018

William G. ‘Bill’ Short

July 25, 1937 — Aug. 3, 2018

William G. “Bill” Short, 81, of Bloomington, formerly of Bedford, passed away on Friday August 3, 2018, at 3:25 p.m. at IU Health Hospice House in Bloomington. He was born in Indianapolis on July 25, 1937, to Milton Short and Idah (Peterman) Short. Bill was a graduate of Speedway High School Class of 1955; he attended Butler University; he retired as a lab technician from Eli Lilly in Indianapolis; he was an U.S. Air Force veteran; and a member of the St. John’s Episcopal Church in Bedford.

Survivors include three daughters, Sherry Stiles of Speedway, Deanna Short of Indianapolis and Debbie Eickholtz of Speedway; one granddaughter, Courtney Short Gammon of Speedway; one sister, Marjory Starnes (Jim Richardson) of Bloomington; one brother, Michael (Ginny) Short of Bloomington; half-brother, Gary Stearley of Florida; nephew, Col. Coby Short, U.S. Army, Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan; two nieces, Abby Henning of Britow, Virginia, and Jennifer Mungle of Bloomington; several great-nieces and nephews.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; half-brother, Larry Stearley; and aunt, Tudie Vicars.

Funeral services will be on Monday August 6, 2018, at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1219 14th Street in Bedford, Indiana, with Rev. Joan Smoke and Rev. Charles Carpenter officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be on Sunday August 5, 2018, from 2 until 4 p.m. at Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford. Donations may be made in Bill’s honor to the St. John’s Episcopal Church.

Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Leo Lynch

Leo Lynch, 93, of Williams, died Saturday. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Monday at Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary.

Mary Jane Hamilton

Mary Jane Hamilton, 88, of Bono, died Friday. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday at Ferguson-Lee Chapel in Bedford. Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral chapel.

Arabella Grace Harkness

Arabella Grace Harkness, infant, of Paoli, died July 20. Services will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Rough Cut Ministries, 1500 W. Main St., in Mitchell. Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford is handling arrangements.

August 04, 2018

Sharon Rose (Hawkins) Simmons

Dec. 3, 1940 — Aug. 2, 2018

Sharon Rose Simmons, 77, of Bedford, passed away on Aug. 2, 2018, at her residence.

She was born on Dec. 3, 1940, in Bloomington; the daughter of Theodore and Grace (Bell) Hawkins.

Sharon was a beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who also enjoyed gardening.

Sharon is survived by her children, Ruth Riley, Theresa (Curtis) Cain, George B. (Diana) Deckard and Timothy M. (Brenda) Deckard; grandchildren, Brandy (Donald) Ballard, Bobby (Sam) Gillam, Cierra (Tony) Myers and Matthew Deckard; six great-grandchildren; siblings, Loretta Wilkins, Dixie Bowlen and Carolyn Luther; and stepson, Leslie Gyger.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Cathy Deckard; granddaughter, Lisa Deckard; siblings, Shirley Wood, Diane Williams, Judy Bean and Charlie Hawkins.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Allen Funeral Home and Crematory, 4155 S. Old State Road 37, Bloomington.

Family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the service. Burial will follow at Hanson Cemetery.

You are invited to share a memory or leave an online condolence to Sharon’s family at www.allencares.com.

Cletus H. Gilbert

Cletus Harold Gilbert, 72, Bedford, died Friday. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Tuesday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Mitchell Cemetery with military honors. Arrangements by Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell.

August 03, 2018

Sarah Louise (Terrell) Eisele

Oct. 15, 1927 — Aug. 2, 2018

Sarah Louise Eisele, 90, passed away Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, at her residence.

Born Oct. 15, 1927, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Elza and Cora (Pridemore) Terrell. She married Wilbur Leland Eisele June 18, 1946, and he preceded her in death April 4, 1996.

Sarah retired from RCA. She graduated from Huron High School in 1946, was a member of Grace Tabernacle Apostolic Church, and loved being outdoors.

Survivors include her children, Frances (Danny) Leatherman of Bedford, Sue Eisele of Bedford, Jim (Carolyn) Eisele of Bedford, Jack (Leanne) Eisele of Bedford, Patricia Eisele of Bedford, and Bill (Angel) Eisele of Bedford; daughter-in-law, Darlene Eisele of Georgia; 16 grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Her parents; husband; sons, Wilbur Leland Eisele Jr., John Eisele and Jerry Eisele; and siblings, Roy Terrell, Roscoe Terrell, Roxie Terrell, Gertrude Terrell, and Elma Terry, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Lawrenceport Cemetery with Pastor Sherman Thomas officiating.

Friends may call from 2 p.m. until the service on Sunday at the funeral home.

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

August 02, 2018

Kenneth W. Root

Aug. 5, 1927 — July 31, 2018

Kenneth W. Root, 90, of Bedford, died at 8:47 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at his residence.

Born Aug. 5, 1927, in Bedford, he was the son of Robert F. and Minnie (Shirley) Root. He married Dorothy June Blunk on Sept.13, 1948, and she preceded him in death on May 4, 1989.

He retired as a pipefitter from General Motors in Bedford and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II.

Survivors include a son, Tony Root of Bedford; two daughters, Bobbette Root and Dawn Kluesner, both of Bedford; a grandson, Dustin Kluesner; a granddaughter, Cinnamon Kelley; a great-grandson, Shawn Kluesner; a great-granddaughter, Bailee Kelley; a sister, Evelyn McGregor of Bedford; a brother, Bob Root of Bedford; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a son, Gerald Wayne “Gary” Root; and two sisters, Mildred Fields and Roberta Kerr.

Funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Dr. Bob Courson officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. Friday and from 11 a.m. until the service Saturday at the mortuary.

Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

Dain William Henry

Sept. 27, 1959 — July 21, 2018

Dain William Henry, 58, The Pointe, Bloomington, died at 1:31 p.m. July 21, 2018, in Bloomington.

He was born Sept. 27, 1959, in Detroit, Michigan, to Robert William and Mary Jane (Thompson) Henry.

Dain loved the outdoors; it didn’t matter if he played a quick 9 on the golf course, or if he went for a long hike in a state park.

He was known as “Pappy” to his grandson, Carter, and enjoyed spending time with him, going to parks and making him laugh. Even at the young age of 2, Dain was already teaching Carter how to drive.

Dain loved to travel. Heading West with his good friend Dennis and spending days golfing with his best friend and brother, Doak were his favorite past times.

Survivors include his daughter, Randi Dodson and her husband Todd; grandson, Carter Dodson; and brother Doak Henry.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert W. (2013) and Mary Jane Henry (2005).

A Celebration of Life will be from 3-6 p.m. Aug. 5 at the Upper Cascades Lions Den Shelter House in Bloomington.

Cremation was chosen, and ashes will be buried in Green Hill Cemetery in Bedford at a later date.

August 01, 2018

Samuel Taylor Hughes

Jan. 14, 1932 — July 23, 2018

Samuel Taylor Hughes, 86, of Bedford, passed away on Monday, July 23, 2018, at his residence.

Born Jan. 14, 1932, in Lawrence County, he was the son of George Alva and Lyvada (McCory) Hughes.

He married Carla West on Dec. 31, 1954; she preceded him in death on Aug. 20, 2014.

Sam was a retired law enforcement officer. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ, Easyville, Indiana.

Surviving are his children, Martha Jo Henshaw of Washington, Christina K. Leslie of Washington, Julie Hughes of Arizona and Sarah Church of Washington; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; siblings, Genevive (Charlie) Flinn, Robert R. (Jane) Hughes, and Ollie T. Hughes, all of Bedford.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; daughter, Victoria Hughes; one great-grandson, A.J. King; brothers, George Hughes Jr. and wife Elta Mae Hughes and Stanley Alva Hughes and wife Dorothy; sisters, Nancy Laverne Hughes in infancy, Carolyn Sue Chaney, Woneda Sullivan and Charlotte Miller.

Memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, at the Church of Jesus Christ in Easyville, with Pastor Jean Pogue officiating. Interment will follow at the Leesville Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the service Saturday at the church.

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

Marilyn Kay (Harper) Baugh

Jan. 24, 1950 — July 23, 2018

Marilyn Kay Baugh, 68, passed away Monday, July 23, 2018, at Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born January 24, 1950, in Martin County, she was the daughter of Ives R. and Loretta May (Crays) Harper. She married Thomas Joseph Baugh August 9, 1969, and he preceded her in death September 26, 2014.

Marilyn had been employed at Dana Corporation and the Jay-C Food Store. She was a member of the Bride of Christ Fellowship. Marilyn earned an associate degree from Ivy Tech in medical coding.

Survivors include her sisters, Carolyn (Glenn) Jones of Fort Myers, Florida, Loretta Eaton of Mitchell, Deanna (Kerry) Drabing of Odon, Darla (Darv) Wagler of Loogootee, Vicki (Chris) Mattingly of Loogootee, Nancy Harper of Washington, and Mikki Jo (Neal) Bradley of Loogootee; sister-in-law, Rhonda Baugh of Mitchell; and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents; husband; and brothers-in-law, John Baugh and David Baugh, preceded her in death.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 4, at Mitchell Cemetery with Brother Jerry Allen officiating.

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

Arabella G. Harkness

Arabella Grace Harkness, Paoli, died July 20. Memorial service will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Arrangements by Day & Carter Mortuary, Bedford.

Hazel I. Moffatt

Hazel Irene (Cuniff) Moffatt, 87, Loogootee, died Monday. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Springs Cemetery. Arrangements by Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell.

Kenneth W. Root

Kenneth W. Root, 90, Bedford, died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford.

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