Obituaries — December 2019

December 31, 2019

Barbara Wingler

Jan. 16, 1935 — Dec. 28, 2019

Mrs. Barbara J. Wingler, age 84, of Brownstown passed away Saturday, December 28 at Hoosier Christian Village in Brownstown.

Mrs. Wingler was born January 16, 1935 in Little York, Indiana the daughter of Frank and Lola Ballard Leathermon. She was a homemaker and a member of Christian Heritage Chapel in Salem.

Barbara married Roy Eugene Wingler on February 23, 1963 and he preceded her in death on July 29, 2018. She was also preceded in death by a brother: Leon Leathermon, a sister: Wanda Sutton and her parents.

Barbara is survived by two sons: Gilbert W. VanWinkle (Laura) of Seymour and Kent Wingler (Denise) of Michigan, 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1PM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Franklin Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 10AM-time of service.

Online condolences may be expresssed at www.weathersfuneralhome.com

Lois Breeden

Oct. 27, 1933 — Dec. 30, 2019

Lois G. Breeden, 86 of Paoli, passed away December 30, at her home in Paoli.

She was born October 27,1933 in Adolphus, KY to parents, William Carey & Vera Belle (Meadors) Carter. She married Eugene R. Breeden December 23, 1950. Lois was a retired seamstress for Hilcrest Manufacturing Company formerly of Paoli. She was a member of the Christian faith.

She is survived by: Daughters- Pam Johnson of Hardinsburg & Tina Ater & husband, Tony of Hardinsburg, Sons- Tim Breeden & wife, Penny of Paoli; Bob Breeden & wife, Vickie of Paoli & Dale Breeden & wife, Patty of Paoli, Brother- Danny Carter of Franklin, Sister- Pat Esington of Louisiana, Grandchildren- Chris Hanger of English, Kimberly Hanger of Marengo, Allison Dillard of Paoli, Amanda Fahey of Paoli, Carrie Stapleton of Ramer, TN, Angie Basinger of Orleans, Timmy Breeden of Paoli, Jennifer Blanton of Orleans, Jacob Breeden of Plainfield & Sara Jellison of Orleans. 14 Great-Grandchildren, 2 Great-Great-Grandchildren.

Lois is preceded in death by: parents, husband, brothers- William Carey Carter, Delmas Carter & Roger Carter & son-n-law Clifton Johnson.

Visitation will be from 5-8pm Thursday, January 2 at McAdams Mortuary. Funeral will be 1pm, Friday, January 3 at the funeral home. Brother Lee Collins will officiate. Burial will be in South Liberty Cemetery of French Lick.

Condolences may be expressed at www.mcadamsmortuary.com

December 30, 2019

Evelyn Worley

April 25, 1924 — Dec. 27, 2019

Evelyn “Maxine” Worley, was born April 25, 1924, in Mitchell to Rice and Grace (Barlow) Blackerby. She married Elmer “Tony” Worley February 8, 1947, and he preceded her in death January 14, 2010, after 63 years of marriage.

She went to her eternal resting home on December 27, 2019, surrounded by family at her daughter’s home.

Maxine is survived by: daughters, Chieta (Dale) Rightley of Ellettsville, Rhonda (Tom) Harrell of Lexington, Kentucky, Wynola “Odie” (Verl) Taylor of Bedford, Deb DeLong of Jacksonville, Florida, Jan (Jerry) Fortner of Bedford, as well as grandchildren, Mark (Tony) Lewis of East Hampton, New York, Marty (Monica) Lewis of Indianapolis, Michelle (Shane) Henderson of Lexington, Kentucky, Troy (Roxane) Callahan of Paragon, Trisha Callahan (Jason) Garcia of Franklin, Taj (Kristi) DeLong of Florida, Tia (Jason) Rogers of Florida, Stephanie (Steven) Sipes of Mitchell, and several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Maxine was blessed with living siblings, June Hall of Mitchell, Bonnie Bundy of Mitchell, Sue Woods of Mitchell, Janet Quinn of Mitchell, as well as sister-in-law, Katie Sullivan of Springville.

She was predeceased by parents; husband; son-in-law, Pete Tardiff; and siblings, Ray Blackerby, Earl Blackerby, Marie Sebastian, and Nelson Blackerby.

Maxine enjoyed tending to her flowers, camping, canning fresh vegetables, and quilting. For her 90th birthday, she made each of her daughters a quilt.

Maxine stayed home caring for her daughters until the last one started school, at which time she started working at RCA in Bloomington where she worked until her retirement in 1979.

Maxine was a devoted mother who never missed a cheerleading event, baton twirling event and all things her girls participated in. Maxine was a loving mother and wonderful grandmother to all of her grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

The family would like to extend special thank you to Gina Barisano, Beth Collins, Heart to Heart Hospice, and special Hospice Nurse, Korina Dusard, as well as life-long friend Danny Blevins, who kept her supplied with all the fresh green beans she canned.

In honor of our mother, you will be seeing lots of the color red at her celebration of life, as red was her favorite color.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 31, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Jerry Allen officiating. Burial will be at Mitchell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial Gifts: Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services

Online condolences may be expressed at chastainfuneralhome.com

Melissa Albertson

May 27, 1974 — Dec. 27, 2019

Mrs. Melissa Sue “Missy” Albertson, age 45, of Salem, passed away Friday, December 27 at St. Vincent Hospital in Salem.

Mrs. Albertson was born May 27, 1974 in Salem the daughter of Ricky L. Caves and Patricia Sue Odle Caves. She was a former home health care provider.

Missy is survived by her husband: Mike Albertson of Salem. They were married April 14, 1995. She is also survived by one son: Devin Albertson of Salem, her father: Ricky L. Caves of Salem, a sister: Pamela Sue Johnson of Louisville, a brother: Richard Wayne Caves of Clarksville, Indiana, and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her mother: Patricia Sue Odle Caves.

A memorial service will be held Friday at 6PM at Weathers Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday from 4PM-time of service.

Floral arrangements are welcomed by the family, but if memorial donations are desired, the family asks that they be made to the funeral home to help with expenses.

Condolences may be expressed at www.weathersfuneralhome.com

December 29, 2019

Easter Yeaden

July 08, 1927 — Dec. 28, 2019

Easter Yeaden, 92, of Bloomington, passed away on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at IU Health Bloomington Hospice House.

She was born on July 8, 1927 in Monroe County; the daughter of Benjamin C. and Opal Mae (Fulford) Pelley. Easter worked for Farside Inn as a chef for over 20 years and for McCormick’s Creek State Park for over 10. She was a former member of Woodhaven Church and enjoyed reading cookbooks and watching television.

Easter is survived by her children, Robert (Karen) Keller, Kay Schooling, Calvin (Cathy) Keller and Dean (Susie) Flynn; 17 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Dolly Richardson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Marvin Syderick; daughters, Charlotte Brozell and Connie Hurst; grandchildren, Anita Rose and Sally Flynn; brothers, Lester Pelley and Morris Pelley; and sisters, Edna Manis, Geneve Woodward.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Allen Funeral Home and Crematory, 4155 S. Old State Road 37, Bloomington. Burial will follow at Shiloh Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 3, 2020 at the funeral home.

Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with family and friends at www.allencares.com

Joseph Wilber

July 24, 1964 — Dec. 27, 2019

Joseph “Joe” A. Wilber, of Bloomington passed away at Monroe Hospital on Friday, December 27, 2019 after a short illness. He was 55 years old.

He was born in Bloomington, Indiana on July 24, 1964, the son of Frank and Frances (Gill) Wilber. Joe worked as a skilled Concrete Finisher for Gardner and Siniard Concrete. He was an animal lover, enjoyed antiques and the outdoors and attended the House of Prayer.

Joe is survived by his Siblings, John Wilbur of Bloomington, Paul(Tammy) Wilber of Bloomington, Melissa (Jim) Moran of Indianapolis and Carla (Jeff) Grage of CA; Aunts, Delores, Mary, and Dorothy; Uncle, Don; Nephews, Lukas Wilber of Bloomington and Duke Neff of Ellettsville; and several other Nieces and Nephews and Cousins.

A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 5:00 pm at Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville with Pastor David Perry officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm at Chandler Funeral Home. Share condolences, memories and more with Joe’s family by visiting his tribute page at www.chandlerfh.com.

In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted in Joe’s memory to Shalom Community Center 620 S. Walnut Street Bloomington, IN 47401 812-334-5728    www.shalomcommunitycenter.org  (Envelopes provided on site).

Deborah Floyd

Aug. 13, 1949 — Dec. 27, 2019

Deborah “Debbie” L. Floyd, 70 of Ellettsville passed away at her daughter’s residence in Greenwood on Friday, December 27, 2019.

She was born to Kenneth and Dorothy (May) Johnson in Bedford, Indiana on August 13, 1949. In September of 1973 she married Roger Wayne Floyd who preceded her in death in May of 2014. Debbie retired after 30 years of service at Crane Naval Warfare Center in September of 2015. She was a loving Mother and Grandmother enjoying time with her family and grandchildren.

Debbie is survived by her Daughters, Shannon (Bob) Hampton of Ellettsville, Keli (Kim) Linn of Greenwood, Shellie (Pete) Chapman of North Vernon, and Julie (Josh) Dephue of Ellettsville; Brothers, Jan (Judy) Johnson of Bedford, and Jay (Suki) Johnson of Indianapolis; Grandchildren, Keaton Floyd, Aubrey Floyd, Maddison Hampton, Shayla Chapman, and Skylar Chapman and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville. Visitation will be Thursday from 12:00 pm until time of services at the funeral home. Debbie will be laid to rest at Presbyterian Cemetery next to her husband Roger Wayne Floyd.
Share condolences, memories and more with Debbie’s family by visiting her tribute page at www.chandlerfh.com.

Debbie Stout

Sept. 15, 1957 — Dec. 27, 2019

Debbie “Hot” (Meadows) Stout, 62, of Spencer, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 27, 2019 at the IU Health Bloomington Hospice House. She was born on September 15, 1957 in Spencer, IN to Alma Joyce Meadows.

Debbie had worked at Walmart in Spencer until recently. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend who will be missed.

Debbie is survived by her companion of 33 years, JR Ranard of Spencer, IN; two children, Amanda Corder (Jason) of Spencer, IN and Jeff Stout (April) of Indianapolis, IN; brother, Dick Meadows (Tina) of Spencer, IN; sister Opal Miller of Spencer, IN; seven grandchildren, Leigh Carter, Christine White, Atasia Stout, Brooklyn Leonard, Rhilee Leonard, Branson Leonard and Dakota Leonard; two great grandchildren Sophia Muro and Remi Ennis; and eight nieces and nephews, Nessa, Tami, Simon, Beth, Darla, Frank, Dan and Duane.

She was preceded in death by her mother, sister Sue Terrell, and two brother-in-laws Tiny Miller and Jack Terrell.

Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Wall officiating. Burial will follow at Chambersville Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 4-8 PM Monday and 11:00 Tuesday until the time of service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Online condolences may be shared with her family at www.westparrishpedigo.com

Deborah Fast

Nov. 03, 1948 — Dec. 07, 2019

It is with great sadness that the family of Deborah Buckles Fast, age 71, of Gainesville, GA, announce her passing away on Saturday, December 7, 2019.

Deborah will be lovingly remembered and missed. She is survived by her husband, Larry E. Fast of Gainesville, GA, her children, daughter Carisa Lewis Reilly (Richard J. Reilly, Jr), of Short Hills, NJ; daughter Elisabeth (Libby) Shelby (Bryan Hoffman), of Dallas, TX; son John Bentley Shelby, Jr. (Samantha), of Chicago, IL. Deborah will be fondly remembered as ‘Grandma America’ by her three grandchildren, Madeline Rebecca, Abigail Georgina and Robert Benjamin Whittall, by her sisters Kathalee Refner, of Hamilton, IN, and Teresa Barnard, of Petaluma, CA, and her many nieces and nephews. Deborah was preceded in death by her parents, Oris Jon and Barbara Ann Buckles, of Garrett, IN, sister Donnadee (Dee) Hohimer, of Ft. Myers, FL, and nephew Chad Burkey of Santa Clara, CA. Deborah was a devoted mother and grandmother, and enjoyed volunteering at her children’s schools and leading Girl Scout Troops.

She had a life-long interest in nature, and enjoyed visiting nature preserves and Botanical Gardens wherever she travelled. The Gainesville Botanical Garden was a favorite place of reflection. She never missed a chance during travel to find a nature preserve, a national park, an aquarium—whatever was in the area for a visit. She studied and learned about birds, wild animals, snakes of all kinds from the Everglades in FL to Denali State Park in Alaska and from Acadia National Park in Maine to Yosemite National Park in California.

She was a practiced and knowledgeable gardener her entire life, keeping vegetable gardens, flower beds, and a variety of house plants thriving. Throughout her life she participated in the healthy, organic food movement from the 1970s onwards.

Perhaps her greatest passion was in the creative arts – she was an accomplished potter, and was an early ‘cottage industry’ ceramic artist. She learned to sew at an early age from her mother, making beautiful clothes for herself, friends, children and grandchildren, and passed on her skills and passion for sewing, knitting and crochet to them.

Deborah is best described as a modern Renaissance woman with endless talents, a thirst for learning, a sharp wit and wonderful sense of humor. Deborah will be missed by her many friends, in many places, both old and new.

A service will be held at Memorial Park Funeral Home, 989 Riverside Drive in Gainesville, on January 4, 2020, with visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. A short memorial service will be held at 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Deborah Fast’s name to the Gainesville, GA location of the Atlanta Botanical Garden: Attn: Development, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309. Call Katie Sharrard directly at 404-585-2015. https://atlantabg.org/donate/tribute-and-memorial-gifts/

Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel, 989 Riverside Dr. is in charge of arrangements.

Send online condolences to www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com.

Albert Thoman

June 30, 1931 — Dec. 26, 2019

Albert Thoman, 88, of Bloomington passed away peacefully with family surrounding him on Thursday December 26th, 2019.

He was born on June 30, 1931 in Indianapolis to Maude (Lambert) and Elmer Thoman. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Joe, his eldest son Kendall, and his youngest daughter Julie. He is survived by daughter Michelle Graham (Ron), son Frank Thoman (Sue), nephew Tom Thoman (Shirley), grandchildren Brian Graham (Linda), Nichole Edwards (Todd), Kelli Thoman, and great-grandson Embry Graham.

Albert served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1950 – 1953. He was a private pilot and an avid golfer. Albert graduated from high school a full two years early and spent over 40 years working as his own boss in the Property and Casualty Insurance business.

Albert will be remembered for his unfathomable wit, high intelligence, as well as being a loving and attentive grandfather. He had a slew of unique quotes and jokes he used at opportune times to “crack himself up”. His grandchildren will cherish Al’s dedication to instruct them in many areas of life, including, but not limited to: driving a car, schoolwork, golfing, fishing, hunting arrowheads and mushrooms, and playing chess and poker. Al and his brother, Joe, had an unbreakable bond. Before Joe’s passing, they spent an immense amount of time revisiting places of their youth and reminiscing about the “good ole days that never were”.

In keeping with his wishes, the family said their goodbyes in private. Cremation rites have been accorded. Allen Funeral Home and Crematory, 4155 S. Old State Road 37, Bloomington have been entrusted with arrangements.

Margaret Shelton

Margaret Shelton age 73 of Bedford passed away on December 24, 2019 at IU Bloomington Hospital. Funeral services were held on Saturday December 28, 2019 at Cresthaven Funeral Home, entombment followed in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Shirley Hagen

Shirley A. Hagen age 84 of French Lick passed away on December 23, 2019. Cremation with no services was chosen, Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Janice Breedlove

Janice L. Breedlove age 58 of West Baden Springs passed away on December 26, 2019 at her residence. Cremation was chosen with a celebration of her life at a later date. Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Peter Seputis

Peter R. Seputis age 80 of Mitchell passed away on December 25, 2019, cremation with no services was chosen. Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

December 28, 2019

Betty Cromwell

Betty Lou (Lam) Cromwell, 87, of Paoli, died Tuesday, Nov. 26. Celebration Of Life will be from 1-4 p.m. Jan. 4, at Dillman-Scott Funeral Home in Paoli.  The Dillman-Scott Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

December 27, 2019

Cody Roberts

Sept. 11, 1990 — Dec. 25, 2019

Cody Todd Roberts, 29, passed away Wednesday, December 25, 2019, in Mitchell.

Born September 11, 1990, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Ronnie Todd Roberts and Monica Nikki Lynn (Pruett) Gratzer. Cody was a self-employed mechanic and a 2009 graduate of Mitchell High School. He was a volunteer firefighter for the City of Mitchell and enjoyed cars, trucks, fishing, and hunting. Cody attended the Mitchell Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include: children, Chance Isaac Reynolds of Springville, Cooper Dale Roberts of Mitchell, Madison Mae Roberts of Mitchell, Kylee Lynn Roberts of Mitchell, mother and stepfather, Nikki and Dennis Gratzer of Mitchell, father, Ronnie Todd Roberts of Fayetteville, mothers of his children, Amber Jenkins of Orleans, Shandi Reynolds of Bedford, siblings, Donnie Joe (Danelle) Gratzer of Mitchell, Christy Dawn Gratzer of Mitchell, Jessica Marie Serotko of Cincinnati, Ohio, Cory Alan Gratzer of Nashville, Tennessee, Chelsie Lynn Gratzer of Nashville, Tennessee
Nathan Paul Gratzer of Mitchell, maternal grandmother, Betty Pruett of Mitchell, paternal grandparents, Ronnie and Marcia Roberts of Bedford, Linda and Greg Jones of Florida, Dolores “Winkie” Gratzer of Mitchell, and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

His grandfathers, Mark Pruett and Donald Eugene Gratzer, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, December 30, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial Gifts: Mitchell Volunteer Fire Department.  Online condolences may be expressed at chastainfuneralhome.com

Carlene White

Feb. 17, 1930 — Dec. 25, 2019

Carlene A. White, 89, of Bedford, went to be with her Lord, on Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at Stonebridge Health and Rehabilitation.

Born February 17, 1930, in Somerville, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of Carleton M. and Dorothy (Bishop) Kennie. She married Charles R. White, of Sullivan, IN, United States Navy World War II Veteran and retired federal employee at Crane, in Somerville, Massachusetts on December 20, 1952; and he preceded her in death on October 28, 1986. Carlene was a homemaker and member of the Life Tabernacle Church in Springville. She was also a member of the American Legion Gillen Post #33.

Surviving are her daughter, Charlene E. Long, of Bloomington, IN; four sons, Robert D. White, of Bedford, Bruce A. White, of Bedford, Michael L. White, of Houston, TX, and Charles C. White, of Salem, OR; grandchildren, Joanna (Brian) Derherimer and C.J. (Lejen) Lotspeich; one sister, Joan M. Tomaino, of Seabrook, NH.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Charles.

Funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, December 30, 2019 at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes, with Bro. Brent Taylor officiating . Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon until 4:00 P.M. on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at the funeral chapel.

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

Marsha Lucas

March 27, 1955 — Dec. 25, 2019

Marsha L. Lucas, 64, of Austin, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, December 25, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family.

Marsha was born in Seymour, Indiana, to the late Thelma and Frank Lucas. She loved her church and she was well loved by all. She also enjoyed sitting and eating by the fireplace at Cracker Barrel in Scottsburg. Marsha was awarded the Eli Lilly Diabetes Journey award for having managed her diabetes with insulin for 50 years.

She is survived by her sisters; Rhonda P. (James) Cobb and Sara Chumley. Marsha was preceded in death by her parents.

Her funeral service will be held at Apostolic Tabernacle on Saturday, December 28, 2019, at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at First Marion Baptist Cemetery in Seymour, Indiana. Friends and family may call at the Apostolic Tabernacle on Saturday, December 28, 2019, from 9-11 am.

Memorials may be written to Sandy Creek Christian Academy, in care of Voss & Sons Funeral Service.

Online condolences may be posted on the funeral home website at www.vossfuneralservice.com.

December 26, 2019

Phyllis Thompson

A memorial service for Phyllis E. Thompson, Springville, who died Nov. 7, will be from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 28 at Life Tabernacle Church in Springville.

December 24, 2019

Steven Henderson

Dec. 10, 1951 — Dec. 20, 2019

Steven Eugene Henderson, 68, Passed into Glory at Community North Hospital, Indianapolis, on Friday, December 20, 2019.

He was born on December 10, 1951 in Bedford, Indiana, a son of Loren and Maxine (Hubbard) Henderson. He grew up in the rolling limestone country of Lawrence County. Steve graduated from Oolitic High School in 1969 and served as class president for all four years.

Steve was a member of the undefeated Oolitic Bearcats squad that beat the host Bedford Stonecutters by 25 points in the 1968 semi-final of the Bedford sectional, and then cruised to another double-digit win in the sectional final that Saturday evening. As a senior in 1969, Henderson led the Bearcats with a 19.6 points per game scoring average.

Steve lived most of his adult life in Decatur Township of Marion County, where he coached boys’ and girls’ youth sports and was active in local civic organizations. He also returned to school as an adult, graduating from IUPUI with a degree in Accounting. A proud Democrat and supporter of the workingman, Steve spent his career at the Indiana AFL-CIO. He retired in 2011 after 36 years.

He was preceded in death by his father and is survived by his mother, Maxine, of Bedford; his siblings, Bill of Atlanta, GA, and Jim and Linda of Bedford. He is survived by his children, Tim (Lara Beck) Henderson, Holly (Mike) Roessler, and Robby Henderson, all of Indianapolis; and four grandchildren, Skylar, Shelby and Michael Paul Roessler, and Taggart Henderson. He also is survived by a nephew, Joe (Kelsey) Henderson, and nieces, Amanda Henderson, Jaima (John) McCabe, and Jacque Louden.

Steve had a lifelong love of his Lawrence County heritage and enjoyed visiting his mother, sister and brother in Bedford. He was an avid student of history and spent many memorable weekends camping at Lake Monroe. Steve was an accomplished storyteller who regaled his grandchildren with tales ranging from his prowess at sports to his close encounters with aliens.

A visitation for Steve will take place on Thursday, December 26 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Oakley Hammond Funeral Home, 5342 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. A graveside service at the Gilgal Cemetery in Heltonville, Indiana will follow on Friday, December 27 at 10 a.m

Online condolences may be expressed at oakleyhammond.com

Herbert Wheeler Sr.

Feb. 01, 1940 — Dec. 23, 2019

Herbert Wheeler, Sr., 79, of Bedford, passed away at 11:20 am on Monday, December 23, 2019 at his residence.

Born February 1, 1940 in Brownstown, he was the son of Benjamin and Ivy (Wells) Wheeler. He married Louise Spaulding on June 7, 1964 and she preceded him in death on January 29, 1998. He retired as a machinist for Otis Elevator.

Survivors include a son, Herbert Wheeler, Jr., of Bedford; a daughter, Judy Wheeler, of Virginia; two grandchildren, Teresa King and Tyson Hall; great grandchildren, Annason and Daxtyn King, Hailee and Haley Hall; a brother, George Wheeler; a sister, Ruby Owens.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, two sisters, Hazel Gerkins and Lola Anderson, and a brother, Howard Wheeler.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Friday, December 27th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until the hour of service on Friday, December 27th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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

December 23, 2019

Donald Bayens

Sept. 07, 1950 — Dec. 19, 2019

Donald Francis Bayens, 69, of Boston, Kentucky, and formerly of Springville, passed away on Thursday, December 19, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

Donald was born in Louisville, Kentucky on September 7, 1950 to Mary “Margie” (Riggs) Bayens and Joseph Conrad Bayens. He fondly spoke of growing up in the Germantown area of Louisville and frequently shared stories of his childhood adventures along Beargrass Creek with his brothers, sisters, and other neighborhood kids. He served in the United States Army and was honorably discharged in December of 1971.

Donald was proud of his 27 years of service in the government of the United States. He was part of the “gunsmiths to the Navy” team at Naval Ordnance Station in Louisville. He retired as an Engineering Technician at Naval Surface Warfare Center-Crane in Indiana and always liked knowing that his work supported our US troops. He was a parishioner of the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral in Bardstown, Kentucky.

Donald spent many summers in the garden and many winters feeding the birds. He passed on his love of the great outdoors to his children. He could be described as a man of quiet dedication and humility, who did things for others even when they weren’t aware. His dry sense of humor brought laughs to many, and his faith brought comfort for all. Donald was a devoted husband and father who took pride in providing for his family in so many ways; his family was his life. He was truly the definition of a family man, who supported his wife and children in all of their endeavors.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara (Heuser) Bayens; his children, Rebecca Knight (Kyle) and Matthew Bayens (Carolyn); sisters Linda Whiteside (Larry) and Beverly Douthitt (James); brothers David Bayens (Debbie) and Greg Bayens (Debbie); sister-in-law Linda Bayens; and many nieces and nephews. His parents and brother Bill preceded him in death.

Donald’s family would like to extend their deepest thanks to the staff at the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital for all of their care, compassion, and tenderness for Don as well as for his family. They took care of Don and his family as if they were their own family members, and his family is eternally grateful for their efforts.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, December 27th, 2019 at 10 a.m. at St. Therese of Lisieux Church, 1010 Schiller Avenue at Kentucky Street in Louisville, with burial to follow in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. on Thursday, December 26th, 2019 at Bosse Funeral Home, located at 1355 Ellison at Barret Avenues in Louisville. Expressions of sympathy can be made in Don’s memory to the University of Kentucky Catholic Newman Center, the Abbey of Gethsemani, and St. Therese of Lisieux Church.

Kathryn Carothers

March 02, 1935 — Dec. 21, 2019

Kathryn Joyce Carothers, 84, of Orleans, passed away at 11:47 PM on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.

She was born March 2, 1935 in Paoli, IN, the daughter of Clarence and Gladys (Apple) Hall. She was a graduate of Paoli High School class of 1952. She worked at Parks Grocery in Orleans and at several different factories until retirement and later worked at Dollar General in Orleans. She was a past member of the Paoli Moose Lodge, Stone City Squares and Indiana Dance Association. She really enjoyed square dancing.

She is survived by one daughter, Gail Branaman (Charles) of Brownstown; two grandchildren, Nicole Otte (Travis) of Brownstown and Shane Branaman of FL; three great grandchildren, Clayton Branaman Jr., Brayden and Knox Otte and one brother, Paul Wayne Hall.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Karen Campbell; one grandson, Clayton Branaman; three brothers and one sister.

The funeral service will be on Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 1:00 PM at the Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home in Orleans with Brother Nelson Lee officiating. Burial will follow in Paoli Community Cemetery.

Friends are invited to visitation at the funeral home on Thursday from 11:00 AM until service time. Memorial contributions may be made to the Paoli Community Cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.ochstetrick.net

James Turley

Nov. 02, 1938 — Dec. 10, 2019

James (Jim) Merrill Turley of West Lafayette passed away at IU Arnett Hospital in Lafayette around 2:15 p.m. on December 10, 2019. He was pre-deceased by his wife Mary Jo who died in 2016.

Jim was born on November 2, 1938, the son of Merrill and Margaret Turley. He grew up on White Eye Valley Farm in Scott County, and graduated from Scottsburg High School. He earned a BS in Agriculture at Purdue University in West Lafayette and became a commissioned officer in the United States Army upon graduation in 1961. In the Army he continued his education with an MBA from Babson Institute in Wellesley, Massachusetts, and in military institutes and programs including Transportation Basic and Advanced courses, Logistics Executive Development, and the Command and General Staff College.

In 1964 he married Chicago native Mary Jo Meyer, who he met in Ellsworth, Kansas. Their married life started at Fort Riley, Kansas. Jim never forgot his farming roots, but he found a new home in the Army and served for 23 years. The family moved many times to posts as far-flung as Hawaii and Germany. In 1981 Jim and family moved to West Lafayette where he was assigned at his alma mater Purdue as Professor of Military Science. The family made West Lafayette their permanent home after Jim’s retirement from the Army in 1984 at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

While his persona as a family man would be most familiar to those close to him, he also performed numerous roles in the Army which included deployment in Berlin during the Cuban Missile Crisis, two tours in Vietnam, USPACOM joint staff, and Inspector General EUSAREUR MACOM.

After retiring from the Army in 1984, he taught in the Department of Organizational Leadership and Supervision at Purdue, was a Research Associate at Purdue’s Center for Public Policy and Public Administration, produced a manual for LTAP, and performed various grant administration and development projects for other organizations. After his second retirement from Purdue in 2004, he continued to serve and lead in organizations including the Lafayette Rotary Club, Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity, Reserve Officers Association and the Tippecanoe County Historical Society. He was a loyal Purdue alum and a parishioner of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.

Surviving are his son Patrick and his wife Stacy, daughter Meghan and her husband Vito Lacoviello and son Jonathan and his former wife Deborah. He is also survived by six grandchildren: Mitchell and Madison Turley, Ann-Marie, Gina and Marissa Lacoviello and Aaron Turley. His four siblings (Judith, Theresa, Phillip, and Una), their spouses, and many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews also survive him.

Memorial services will be Friday, December 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Liberty Christian Church in Orleans. Burial will follow in the Liberty Christian Cemetery in Orleans.

Donnie Lacey

May 09, 1950 — Dec. 19, 2019

Donnie E. Lacey, 69, of Orleans, passed away on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at the IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

He was born May 9, 1950 in Richmond, Indiana, the son of Leroy and Viola (Levi) Lacey. He was a veteran of the US Air Force. He worked as a truck driver.

He is survived by three sons, Dexter Hopkins, D.J. Hopkins, Charles Tuell; two sisters, Beverly and Elizabeth; two brothers, Roger Lacey and Richard Lacey.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and one brother.

Cremation was chosen with no visitation or services.

Betty Terrel

Oct. 16, 1972 — Dec. 21, 2019

Betty Jo Terrell, 47, of Bedford passed away on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at her residence.

Born October 16, 1972 in Bedford, Indiana, she was the daughter of Wilbert and Peggy (Patton) Terrell. She worked at Stonebelt LARC.

Surviving are her three sisters, Brenda (Floyd) Wilson of East Oolitic, Kelly (Arthur) Nicholson of Bedford, Sherry Terrell and companion, Leslie Poole of Oolitic; two brothers, Homer (Amanda) Terrell of Oolitic, Rick (Sherry) Terrell of Bedford; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters, Kathy Eagans, Knoxie Brown, Helen Pemberton and Rosetta Terrell; two brothers, Michael Terrell and David Terrell.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, December 27, 2019 at Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes. Burial will follow in Patton Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:30 A.M. until the hour of service on Friday, December 27, 2019 at the funeral home.

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

Billy Porter

Dec. 05, 1956 — Dec. 21, 2019

Billy Joe Porter, 63, passed away Saturday, December 21, 2019, at Mitchell Manor.

Born December 5, 1956, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Gerald and Dorothy (Hopper) Porter. He married Rose Marie Maple July 4, 1971. Billy retired from Dana Corporation and attended Fishing Creek Chapel. He enjoyed working on cars, guns, hunting, fishing, and woodworking.

Surviving: wife, Rose Porter of Mitchell, sons, Joe Allen (Natsaha) Porter of Mitchell, Richard Dale (Jennifer) Porter of Mitchell, grandchildren, Zachary Allen Porter, Timothy Lee Porter, Cody Aaron Porter, Alyssa Combs, Richard Dale Porter, Jr., Taylor Marie Porter, Tyler Dale Porter, Carina Jones, Shania Jones, Armando Jones, Isabella Purtlebaugh, and Lindsey Marie Pridemore, great granddaughter, Paisley Grace Porter, siblings, Richard Lee (Mary) Porter of Mitchell, Don (Cindy) Porter of Orleans, Gary “Tigger” Porter of Mitchell, and Sandy Porter of Paoli.

His parents and sister, Ruth Porter, preceded him in death.

Graveside service will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, December 26, at Talbott Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 -12:45 p.m. on Thursday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

Condolences may be expressed at chastainfuneralhome.com

Claudetta Senechal

Jan. 14, 1930 — Dec. 20, 2019

Claudetta “May” Senechal, 89, of French Lick, formerly Vancouver, WA passed away December 20, 2019.

She was born January 14, 1930 in Bakers, OR to parents Claude Sylvester & Hester Louise (Lingle) Griffith. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include: Daughters- Pamela Nordquist of Washougal, WA, Vienna Visonhauler of Tonopah, NV, Shonda Taylor of French Lick & Rochelle Hogan of Vancouver, WA, Sons- Herbert Thomas- Silver Lake, WA, Alfred Thomas of Philippines Islands & Ray Thompson of Salem, OR, Sisters- Mavis Hoffman of Florida, Francis Conn of Garibaldi, OR & Loretta Mattien of St. Helens, OR, Brother- Jack Creswell of Philippines Islands, 23 Grandchildren, Several Great & Great-Great Grandchildren, and Nieces & Nephews.

Claudetta May Senechal was preceded in death by: parents, sons- Bobby Thomas & Timothy Thomas, sister- Louise Griffith & brothers- Louis Griffith, ALbert Griffith, Billy Griffith & David Creswell.

Cremation was chosen. McAdams Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Expression of condolences may be made at www.mcadamsmortuary.com

Angela Atanacio

May 07, 1931 — Dec. 15, 2019

Angela Caroline Atanacio, 88, passed away Sunday, December 15, 2019, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

Born May 7, 1931, in Blacksburg, Virginia, she was the daughter of George Albert and Clara Pauline (Kitchel) Johnson. She married Daniel Atanacio September 8, 1979. Angela was a classification specialist for the U. S. Navy. She was a member of the Oolitic United Methodist Church and was choir director, organist, and pianist. She enjoyed gardening.

Surviving: husband, Daniel Atanacio of Medora, daughters, Sherry Ann Pearce of North Branch, Minnesota,  Danielle Alexandra Callahan of Lakewood, California, 6 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren.

Her parents and sister, Sydney Lloyd, preceded her in death.

Memorial service will be at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, December 28, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Valarie Foughty-Killion officiating.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed at chastainfuneralhome.com

December 22, 2019

Betty Jo Terrell

Oct. 16, 1972 — Dec. 21, 2019

Betty Jo Terrell, 47, of Bedford passed away on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at her residence.

Born October 16, 1972 in Bedford, Indiana, she was the daughter of Wilbert and Peggy (Patton) Terrell. She worked at Stonebelt LARC.

Surviving are her three sisters, Brenda (Floyd) Wilson of East Oolitic, Kelly (Arthur) Nicholson of Bedford, Sherry Terrell and companion, Leslie Poole of Oolitic; two brothers, Homer (Amanda) Terrell of Oolitic, Rick (Sherry) Terrell of Bedford; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters, Kathy Eagans, Knoxie Brown, Helen Pemberton and Rosetta Terrell; two brothers, Michael Terrell and David Terrell.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, December 27, 2019 at Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes. Burial will follow in Patton Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:30 A.M. until the hour of service on Friday, December 27, 2019 at the funeral home.

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

Garner Anderson

Nov. 19, 1934 — Dec. 20, 2019

Garner Franklin Anderson, 85, of Bloomfield, passed away Friday, December 20, 2019 at Glenburn Home in Linton.

Born November 19, 1934 in Solsberry, he was the son of Tom and Janie (Dobson) Anderson. He worked at Thompson in Bloomington and served his country in the United States Army.

Surviving relatives include: his wife Marjorie whom he married June 3, 1961; one son, Tony Anderson of Bloomfield; one daughter, Lori Werner (Jack) of Indianapolis; one brother, Bob Anderson of Montgomery and a sister, Beatrice Bailey of Bloomfield.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Vanus and Vernon Lee Anderson and his parents.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 27, 2019 at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield, with Rev. Scott Chastain officiating. Interment will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery in rural Bloomfield.

Public visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday and one hour prior to services Friday at the funeral home.

The family asks that all memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer’s Unit at Glenburn Home in Linton.

Online condolences to the family are available at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com.

Carolyn Hash

Nov. 19, 1941 — Dec. 17, 2019

Carolyn Jane Hash, 78, of Bloomfield, passed away Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born November 19, 1941 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Alston Wiley and Zella Viola (Woodall) Killian. She worked for General Electric and was a member of the Bethany Christian Church and the Gethsemane Tabernacle in Bloomfield.

Surviving relatives include: one daughter, Michelle O’Rourke (Dennis) of Herford, Arizona; one son, Robert G. Hash of Bloomfield; grandchildren, Ryan O’Rourke, Tricia O’Rourke, Beau Hash, Breanna Summers, Christina Bixler, Jonathan Terneus, Benjamin McEwan and Melody Long; her great grandchildren, Christopher Bixler, Braxton Bixler, Oliver Bixler, Thea Bixler, Adyn James Terneus, Rayline Dowin and Tennessee Blue Dowin; sister, Phyllis Mefford of Oolitic and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Hash, one son, Edward A. Hash, siblings, Luther E. Killian and Rosie Carmichael and her parents.

Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 23, 2019 at Prairie Chapel cemetery in Lyons. Public visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield.

Online condolences to the family are available at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com.

Kurt Todd

Feb. 27, 1962 — Dec. 19, 2019

Kurt Douglas Todd, 57, of Bloomington, passed away on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at his residence.

He was born on February 27, 1962 in Bloomington, the son of Robert and Phyllis (Humphrey) Todd. Kurt graduated from Bloomington High School South where he was a star athlete as a pole vaulter and football player. Kurt went on to work for Todd’s Welding and Steel Fabrication, a family business located in Bloomington, and as a sheet metal union worker in Indianapolis along with various other sheet metal jobs. Kurt enjoyed spending time at Lake Monroe.

Kurt is survived by his daughter, Lacie (Brandon) Axsom; father Robert “Bob” Todd; niece, Kara (Daniel) Young; nephews, Colby Wicker and Kris Todd; along with numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Phyllis Todd and brother, Timothy Todd.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, December 27, 2019 at Allen Funeral Home and Crematory, 4155 S. Old State Road 37, Bloomington. Burial will follow at Clear Creek Cemetery. Kurt’s family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Online condolences, photos and memories can be shared with family and friends at www.allencares.com

Angela Jackman

Nov. 22, 1979 — Dec. 18, 2019

Angela Marie Jackman, 40, of Paoli passed away December 18, 2019 in Hardinsburg.

She was born November 22, 1979 in New Albany to parents Nathan & Pamela (Jackman) Sharp. Angela was a former employee of Humana of Louisville. She attended the Hardinsburg Assembly of God.

She is survived by: Sons- Kyle Watkins of Evansville & Devin Watkins of Paoli, Parents- Nathan & Pamela Sharp of Paoli, Brothers- Michael Jackman of Paoli, Scott Sharp of Orleans, Matt Sharp, Joseph Sharp, Jordan Sharp, Ethan Sharp & John Sharp all of Paoli.

Visitation will be from 11am — 1pm Monday, December 23 at McAdams Mortuary. Funeral will follow at 1pm at the funeral home. Brother Denzil Wiseman will officiate. Burial will be in Paoli Community Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the family to cover expenses.  Condolences may be expressed at www.mcadamsmortuary.com

Eugene Branam

Dec. 20, 1922 — Dec. 17, 2019

Eugene Leonard Branam, 96, of Indianapolis and formerly of Bloomington died Tuesday, December 17, 2019 in his residence.

He was born December 20, 1922 in Bloomington to Raymond Branam and Mable Wycoff Branam. He was retired from the Physical Plant at Indiana University.

Survivors include his son, Stephen (wife Susan) Branam of Indianapolis; a grandson, Matthew Branam of Indianapolis; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his 1st wife, Betty J. Branam; his 2nd wife, Betty H. Branam; a sister, Hilda Dillard; and three brothers, Elmo Branam, Victor Branam and Forrest Branam.

Gene was a World War II Veteran having served in first the U.S. Army Air Corps and then the U.S. Air Force. He then worked for 35 years for Indiana University where he was a statistician in the Physical Plant, he had last attended Clear Creek Christian Church, he enjoyed watching wrestling and I. U. Sports, and taking care of animals.

There will be a Graveside Service on Monday at 1:00 PM in Rose Hill Cemetery with Pastor Les Rovenstine officiating and Military Honors provided by the Monroe County Veterans Honor Guard.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.dignitymemorial.com

December 21, 2019

Helen Kern

Helen Marie Kern, age 84, passed away peacefully at Mitchell Manor on December 19, 2019 surrounded by her family.

She was born in 1935 to Ralph and Omia Alexander and was a lifelong resident of Lawrence county. She graduated from Shawswick High School where she met the love of her life, Luther M. Kern. They were married in June of 1953. After celebrating 65 years of marriage, Luther preceded her in death, in 2018.

Helen was a true disciple of Christ and was an active member of Englewood Baptist Church. She was blessed with a beautiful singing voice and loved singing with her dear friends in the choir. She was often called upon to sing at funerals and weddings.

Helen was the definition of a daily “Prayer Warrior”. Luther often joked that she had a direct line to Heaven. Helen loved to love on people. You could see that by the way she put the needs of others before her own. She was a very giving person always saying, “I’ll give you anything I have, except Luther. He’s mine.”

She was a great cook and learned early in life that hosting Sunday dinners were a great way to keep the family gathered together. At Helen’s home you always knew you would be loved on, jokes would be told, and laughter would fill the air.

Helen is survived by her children Mark A. (Susie) Kern, Cherri (Mark) Ziebell, Kim (Darrin) Chastain, and Bob (Najget) Kern; sisters Alice “Blondie” Jones, Rhea (Tom) Skeen and brother-in-law Dick (Janet) Kern; grandchildren Manessa Bush, Sean (Michelle) Ziebell, Kylene (Matt) Leonard, Amy (Nate) Hendershott, Ryan (Paloma) Chastain, Zach (Alison) Kern, and Carly (Ian) Powell; great-grandchildren Max Ziebell, Adam Ziebell, Jackson Butler, Fox Butler, Ava Butler, Marley Leonard, Maggie Leonard, Asa Hendershott, Evelyn Chastain, Parker Kern, Caleb Chastain, Peyton Kern, Isaac Chastain, Romilly Powell and her many nephews and nieces. All of these she loved and touched deeply.

She was preceeded in death by her husband, parents, her in-laws Rev. Richard and Ruby Kern, sibilings Everett (Dot) Alexander, Virginia (Jack) Rowe, Betty (Bob) Pace, and infant brother, Ralph Alexander Jr.

Service will be at 1 pm Friday, Dec. 27th, at Englewood Baptist Church, 3118 Washington Ave., Bedford. Friends may call from 10 am until the service at 1 pm. Burial will follow at Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Englewood Baptist Church.

Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jewel Pridemore

Sept. 26, 1930 — Dec. 20, 2019

Jewel M. Pridemore age 89, of Loogootee, passed away Friday, December 20, 2019 at the Daviess Community Hospital.

She was born September 26, 1930 in Shoals to Fred and Irene (Savage) Dickey. She married Paul Pridemore on December 31, 1948 in Martin County and he preceded her in death on August 5, 2007. She was employed by Sarkes Tarzian in Bloomington and also the Loogootee Shirt Factory.

Surviving are her children, Mike Pridemore of Loogootee, Paula (Mike) Carmody of Colorado, Roger (Cindy) Pridemore of Greenwood; six grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son, Brad Pridemore; three sisters, Vivian Jean Savage, Mary Jo Freuhwald and Gloria Lea Dumond; two brothers, John and David Dickey; two half sisters Shirley Allen and Dottie Bough and three half brothers, Buddy, Bobby and Eddie Dickey.

A graveside service will be held 1:00 PM Monday at the Spring Hill Cemetery in Shoals. The Queen-Lee Chapel of the Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes is in charge of the arrangements.

Online condolences may be offered at www.fergusonlee.com

William McKeen IV

Feb. 22, 1929 — Dec. 11, 2019

William Riley McKeen IV, 90, of Bloomington, died December 11, 2019 at Meadowood Retirement Community, where he had lived the last four years.

Born Feb. 22, 1929, in Terre Haute, Indiana, Riley was the son of William Riley McKeen III and Henrietta Gilchrist McKeen. He graduated in 1946 from Terre Haute’s Wiley High School. In 1946, Riley served as 2nd Lieutenant in the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps in Seoul, South Korea. With a military deferment he attended Rose Polytechnic Institute – now Rose Hulman Institute of Technology – where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1951. He completed his service as 1st Lieutenant Corp of Engineers, U.S. Army, and was honorably discharged on July 27, 1951.

He married Betty Lou Valentine on March 25, 1955 in Terre Haute, Indiana. Riley and Betty made their home in Bedford, where they raised three children and their home served as warm gathering place for celebrations with family and friends.

Riley retired Jan. 28, 1988, after 30 years of service with the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Indiana, as a division manager.

He’ll be remembered for his many home additions and improvements, family vacations, fondness for fishing and hunting and yearly trips with close friends and family to the Indianapolis 500.

Riley is survived by his sister, Virginia Delius McKeen Blose, of Scottsdale, Arizona; daughters Candice McKing of Bloomington, Frederika Shawgo (Ron) of Fort Wayne, son William Riley McKeen V (Nancy) of Bloomington; eleven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, and a son-in-law, David McKing.

A visitation and memorial service will be held at Meadowood Health Pavilion on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 4-8 p.m. Flowers may be delivered to Meadowood Health Pavilion, 2455 Tamarack Trail, Bloomington, Indiana 47408. A chapel service with military honors will be held at Highland Lawn Cemetery in Terre Haute on Dec. 19, 2019 at noon.

Condolences may be expressed at www.dignitymemorial.com

December 20, 2019

Joseph Purlee

Sept. 04, 1932 — Dec. 18, 2019

Joseph Ralph Purlee, 87, of Orleans, passed away at 10:03 pm on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at his residence.

Born September 4, 1932, in Bryantsville, IN, he was the son of Ralph and Ruth (Sears) Purlee. He married Orpha L. Jewell on December 9, 1955, and she preceded him in death on October 21, 2016. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving with the 73rd Tank Battalion of the U.S. Army. He retired from Indiana Bell and was a member of the Central Church of Christ in Bedford. He was a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge #14 F & AM.

Survivors include a son, Bradley J. Purlee and wife, Lee, of Mitchell; two daughters, Kimberly L. McFarland and husband, Roy, of Orleans and Kelly L. Cassidy and husband, Joe, of Bedford; five grandchildren, John Purlee, Brittany Purlee and husband, Jamie Pitts, Andy McFarland, Katie McFarland, and Bowen Cassidy. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a brother, Franklin Purlee and a sister, Vera Purlee.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 am on Monday, December 23rd in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Rick Leach and Clovis Parsley officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Sunday, December 22nd at the Day & Carter Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully request memorial contributions be made to the Central Church of Christ or Honor Flight of Southern Indiana.

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

Margie Zehr

Nov. 14, 1931 — Dec. 18, 2019

Margie Ann Zehr, 88 of Paoli passed away on December 18, 2019 at Jasper Memorial Hospital.

She was born November 14, 1931 in Fowler, IN to Lona & Emma Rhea (Davis) King. She married Elvin H. Zehr March 7, 1954. Margie was retired from Throop Elementary School Cafeteria of Paoli and Travelers formerly of Orleans.

She was survived by: Son – David Zehr & wife, Shari of Paoli, Step Brother – Omer Nicholson & wife, Reita of Paoli, Grandchildren – Bryan Zehr & wife, Katie of Bremen; Erin Spaulding & husband, Derek of Corpus Christi, TX, Great Grandchildren – Wyatt Spaulding of Corpus Christi, TX; Bennett Zehr of Bremen, IN., and Several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: Husband – Elvin H. Zehr; Brother – Maurice King

Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Saturday, December 21, 2019 at McAdams Mortuary.

Funeral will be 1pm Sunday, December 22 at the funeral home. Friends may call from 11am Sunday until the service time at 1pm. Bro. Gary Swick will officiate. Burial will be at Taswell Cemetery.

In Lieu of Flowers family requested memorials be sent to: French Lick Family Medicine Indigent fund: C/O Memorial Hospital Foundation, 800 W. Ninth St., Jasper, IN 47546

Online condolences may be expressed at www.mcadamsmortuary.com

December 19, 2019

James Banks

March 22, 1940 — Dec. 18, 2019

James Walker Banks, 79, of Mitchell, passed away at 1:15 am on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at his residence.

Born March 22, 1940 in Lawrence Co., he was the son of Avery and Iva (Walker) Banks. He married Janice M. Perry on March 4, 1961 and she survives. He retired as an over the road truck driver for Yellow Freight System.

Survivors include his wife, Janice, of Mitchell; four children, Tony Banks, of Mitchell, Terri Kilgore and husband, Ray, of Bryant, AR, Cindy Murray, of Evansville, and Connie Banks, of Bloomfield; eight grandchildren, Jenna Kilgore, Sara Kilgore, Donal Kruchten, Nick Banks, Natalie Banks, Brittany Harper, Lacy Holmes, and Anna Murray; eight great grandchildren; a brother, Robert Banks, of Bloomington; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Harry and Claude Banks; a sister, Phyllis Andis and a great granddaughter, Adaline Holmes.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Sunday, December 22nd at the Byers-Rainbolt Cemetery with Rev. Wendell Phillips officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Saturday, December 21st at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

Frederic Ingram

Nov. 30, 1931 — Dec. 16, 2019

Frederic Lee Ingram, age 88, of Salem passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, December 16, 2019.

He was born on November 30, 1931 in Campbellsburg to the late Fred L. and Ruby F. (Rosenbaum) Ingram. Frederic grew up during the Great Depression and his family moved frequently to different homes around Campbellsburg, Bromer, and Bedford as his parents sought new economic opportunities. Frederic graduated from Campbellsburg High School in 1949, and married his high school sweetheart and loving wife, Martha J. Chastain, on September 24, 1950.

Alongside his parents and grandfather, Frederic learned to farm with teams of horses and early tractors. He continued to grain farm in Washington County with his new bride’s family, trying his hand at cattle and chickens before settling on a hog operation. While everyone in the family helped with the farm, Frederic and his son, David, spent many hours working the farm together, even on weekends after David had left the farming business. To complement the farming operation, Frederic established Ingram Trucking, which he operated for nearly 50 years.

In his later years, Frederic developed a newfound enthusiasm for food cultivation and preparation. He and Martha maintained a sizeable garden and shared their fresh and canned produce with friends and family. Frederic honed his skills barbecuing pork loins and spareribs and churned equally acclaimed homemade peach, strawberry, and vanilla ice cream. Frederic and Martha enjoyed entertaining and frequently hosted events for their extended families. Frederic told stories elevated by his wry sense of humor and entertained his grandchildren and great grandchildren by hauling them around in and on his farm equipment.

Frederic treasured music and provided a musical legacy for his children and grandchildren. He and Martha ensured their children had musical training and instruments, and for several years, took the children to community churches to perform as a musical ensemble. This appreciation of music was furthered by their attending southern gospel quartet hymn sings.

Frederic and Martha frequently socialized with their close group of friends during dinners out and vacations to Branson, Hawaii, Texas, and California. Frederic found community as a member of Mt. Tabor Christian Church, where his quiet faith remained on display through his involvement with his bible study and seniors lunch group. Frederic’s calm confidence, thoughtfulness, and sincere affection toward his wife, family, and friends will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Martha J. (Chastain) Ingram; three daughters, Norma Sue (Stephen) Rodia of Portage, MI, Donna Collins of Salem, Sharon (Randy) Roberts of Campbellsburg, and a daughter-in-law, Wendy Daly of Louisville; twelve grandchildren, Carrie Ingram (Demetrius Clark), Adrienne Combs (Corey Baker), Stacia (Roger) Turnquist, Adam (Kate) Collins, Jessica (Levi) Barnett, Jennifer (Justin) Davidson, Paige (Justin) Holsapple, Ashley (Adam) Brown, Nicole Rodia (William Westrick), Landon (Lauren) Roberts, Greg (Allison) Daly and Jordan (Amanda) Daly; 17 great-grandchildren, Austin Ingram, Rylee, Kinzie and Jaxin Davidson, Hayden, Charlee and Leni Holsapple, William Brown, Kevin and Logan Turnquist, Hudson and Brooks Roberts, Jordan and Natalie Baker, Lewis, Oliver and Elliott Daly; and numerous cousins.

Frederic was preceded in death by his parents, a son, David Ingram; a grandson, Jonathan Ingram; and a great-grandson, Kristian Turnquist.

The family will greet visitors at Weathers Funeral Home in Salem on Thursday, December 19 from 4 to 8 pm and on Friday, December 20 from 11 am to 1 pm at Mt. Tabor Christian Church, 7380 W. Mt. Tabor Rd, Salem. The funeral will be held on Friday, December 20 at 1 pm at Mt. Tabor Christian Church. Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery in Salem.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in memory of Frederic be made to the Mayo Clinic or Riley Children’s Hospital. For Mayo, please visit philanthropy.mayoclinic.org or send a contribution to Mayo Clinic, Department of Development, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905 and designate Hematology. For Riley, please visit rileykids.org or send a contribution to Riley Children’s Foundation, 30 S. Meridian St., Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204.

December 18, 2019

Abigail Guthrie

April 13, 1999 — Dec. 15, 2019

Abigail Nicole Guthrie, 20, was welcomed into heaven on Sunday night, December 15, in Bloomington, IN.

She was born April 13, 1999, in Indianapolis, IN to Troy and Rachel Guthrie. She was a 2017 graduate of Edgewood High School and was pursuing a nursing degree at Ivy Tech University.

Abigail was a beloved daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece, and friend. She spent her energy and devoted her life to family and friends. Her smile and laugh were contagious. She loved music and dancing. The happiest times of her life were spent making memories with her family and friends, whether going to concerts, traveling, hammocking, snuggling with her dog, Ochi, or just taking a nap. She loved the artwork of tattoos, including one of hers from Psalm 37:24 that reads, “Though they stumble, they will never fall, for the  Lord  holds them by the hand.”

Abigail is survived by her parents and brother, Brandt Guthrie of Bloomington; grandparents Bob and Anne Todd of Bedford, IN; great grandmothers, Maxine Todd and Mildred Hillenburg of Bedford; aunts, Shara Purdy, Amanda (Adam) Flynn, April (Bryce) Haskett all of Bedford; and too many cousins to list but loved so much.

She is preceded in death by her grandparents Patricia Guthrie and Larry Guthrie of Bedford; great grandparents Ernie Todd, Clyde Hillenburg, and Argus and Juanita Young.

Abigail was baptized into Christ on July 2, 2017 by Brandt and was a member of Ellettsville Christian Church. She also attended the local Chi Alpha ministry at Indiana University where she loved her core group. Abigail loved going on missions trips and serving the people of Beecher Town, Jamaica. Abigail attended many summers at Wonder Valley Christian Camp that helped shape her into a beautiful follower of Christ.

Although Abigail graduated for Edgewood, she spent her early years in Monrovia, IN and Mitchell, IN. While in Monrovia, the youth group where Troy and Rachel served gave her the nickname Abage Patch, or Abage. (If anyone ever called her Abby, she was quick to correct them that “was not her name, my name is Abigail.”)

Abigail attended elementary school and most of middle school in Mitchell, where she developed lasting friendships, her love of singing and performing, and played travel basketball.

After moving to Ellettsville, she attended Edgewood Junior High and Edgewood High School. While here, Abigail loved show choir and many friends who were still dear to her. After high school, Abigail developed so many friendships that she held so close. Abigail loved well and was loved well by too many to list individually.

Those wishing to honor her may do so by contributing to a scholarship fund that will be used for mission trips to Jamaica and graduates of Edgewood High School. Donations can be made to the Abigail Guthrie Memorial Fund at any People’s State Bank or online at https://ellettsvillecc.com/go/abigail-guthrie-memorial-fund.

A visitation will be held on Friday, December 20 from 4:00-8:00 PM at Ellettsville Christian Church (731 Independence St., Ellettsville, IN). A celebration of her life will be held at Ellettsville Christian Church on Saturday, December 21 at 2:00 PM. Josh Haltom (formerly of Monrovia) will be officiating with Nate Karnes leading songs.

The family asks that visitors wear their favorite concert or musical shirt to honor Abigail’s love for music.

Condolences may be offered at www.chandlerfh.com

Steve Zollman

Jan. 19, 1959 — Dec. 15, 2019

Steve Zollman, 60, of Bedford, passed away on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born January 19, 1959 in Charlestown, Indiana, he was the son of Cecil Zollman and Gloria Stottman and his step-father Sam Stottman. He married Carol (McKinley) Zollman on September 18, 1980 and she survives.

Steve was a self-employed arborist and attended First Assembly of God Church.

Surviving are his wife, Carol Zollman of Bloomington; three sons, Jeremiah (Miranda) Zollman, Aaron Zollman and Jonathan (Destiny Stannard) Zollman; three grandchildren, Sophie Zollman, Lukus Zollman, and Joseph Zollman; siblings, Janice Williams, Jimmy Zollman, Donnie (Debbie) Zollman, Todd Zollman and Spring Stottman; as well as several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A graveside service will be at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at Sheeks Cemetery located on Yockey Road with Steve Terry officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ferguson-Lee Chapel at www.fergusonlee.com/payments-and-donations/ to assist the family with funeral expenses.

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

Constance Crane

May 18, 1945 — Dec. 17, 2019

Constance Sue Crane, 74, of Oolitic, passed away at 8:07 am on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at I.U. Health Bedford Hospital.

Born May 18, 1945 in Lawrence Co., she was the daughter of Charles F. and Goldie A. (Boofer) Browning. She married Robert Crane and he preceded her in death on December 2, 1991. She retired as a die cast operator and inspector for General Motors and was a member of U.A.W. Local #440. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend who loved to cook for everyone. She loved her family and friends unconditionally.

Survivors include her three sons, Robert Burton Crane, Jr. and wife, Kimberly Sue, of Seymour, Rodney B. Crane and wife, Jessi Ashley, of Oolitic, Rudie Crane and wife, Rita Marie, of Bedford; thirteen grandchildren, Brooke Crane Gomez (Fredo), Dr. Kelsey Crane (Jayson Warden) of Starkville, MS, Tiffany Crane Dalton (Kyle), of Bedford, Tangy Crane Spreen (Eric), of Williams, Reed Crane, of Oolitic, Gage Crane, of TX, Cristen Crane, of Seymour, Finley Crane, of Oolitic, Seanna Gonzales, of Bedford, Selena Gonzales, of Bloomington, Maria Orozco, of Bedford, Ryan Crane, of Seymour, Sgt. Robert Crane (Breanna), of Clarksville, TN; fifteen great grandchildren, Irye Gomez, Layla Gomez, Cruz Gomez, Max Warden, Grant Dalton, Grady Dalton, Chloe Spreen, Ben Spreen, Ty Spreen, Ryder Crane, Lennox Terrell, Lasiah Terrell, Todd Crane, Callen Crane, Avalyn Crane.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a daughter, Sylvia Crane; a grandson, Eli Crane; brothers, Bill, Jack, Donald, Paul, Roger, Tyrone, and Thomas Browning; sisters, Florence Parrish, Ruth Owens, Becky Davis, Clydia Rigsby, and Helen Browning.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 am on Saturday, December 21st in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Millard Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, December 20th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

A celebration of life and dinner will take place starting at 4:00 p.m. Saturday at The Depot in downtown Bedford. Friends and family are welcome.

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

Billy Carlisle

Nov. 29, 1932 — Dec. 17, 2019

Billy Moore Carlisle, 87, passed away Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at Mitchell Manor.

Born November 29, 1932, in Carroll County, Kentucky, he was the son of Shirley Lee and Effie (Banks) Carlisle. He married Mary Evelyn Sproessig September 30, 1955.

Billy retired from the Department of Natural Resources with 24 years of service and was property manager at Spring Mill State Park for 14 years. He was a member of Fishing Creek Chapel, a Sagamore of the Wabash and a Kentucky Colonel. Billy was a loyal fan of University of Kentucky and the New York Yankees.

Surviving: wife, Mary Carlisle of Mitchell, children, Chris Lyn (Kay) Carlisle of Mitchell, Cheryl Lea (Mike) Holland of Paoli, Carey Lane (Judy) Carlisle of Bedford, Clayton Loren (Kathy) Carlisle of Oolitic, grandchildren, Aimee Lynn (Brian Phillips) Carlisle, Matthew Adam (Trish) Carlisle, Jedediah Lyn (Tasha) Carlisle, Tyler Collins, Zachary Avery (Jamie) Holland, Billy Gene (Jenny) Holland, great grandchildren,
Jamison, Aiden, Sadie, Jaden, Margaret, Evelyn, and Allison, brother, Freddie (Charlotte) Carlisle of Lancaster.

His parents; grandson, Jeffrey Carlisle Holland; and siblings, Nanny Jean Morgan, Dorothy Bess North, and Gerald Carlisle, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 21, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Reverend Lewis Williams and Reverend Reggie Clark officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial Gifts: Mitchell Manor

Online condolences may be made at chastainfuneralhome.com

Christina Williams

Sept. 14, 1945 — Dec. 13, 2019

Christina Rosetta Williams of Bloomington, IN was called home to be with the Lord at the age of 74 on December 13, 2019.

She was born September 14, 1945 in Mitchell, Indiana to the late Stanley and Rosetta Anderson. She married Ronald Williams on June 6, 1964. Ron and Chris were married for 54 wonderful years before he passed away in March of 2019.

Christina was a dedicated member of Second Baptist Church, where she served diligently in several ministries including the deaconess, usher and missionary boards, finance and kitchen committees, Women United, and Pastor’s Aid. While a member at Second Baptist Church she gladly continued to serve with her sisters in Christ at Bethel A.M.E. Christina enjoyed gardening, and traveling. Two of her favorite travel experiences included a vacation to Hawaii and a dream trip to Europe. Known for her keen fashion sense, Christina was admired by many for her stylish outfits and hats.

Christina is survived by her children: Christina Williams (Charles Smiley), Charry Chadwick (Peter) and Michelle Callahan (John). Three granddaughters: Aliya Barnickle (Todd), Layla Callahan and Mya Callahan. Two great grandsons: Matthew and Joshua Barnickle. She is also survived by two siblings: Wayne Anderson and Susie English and a host of nieces, nephews and beloved family members.

In addition to her parents, Christina was preceded in death by three siblings: Leon, Leo, and Eddie Anderson.

The visitation will take place at Second Baptist Church 321 North Rogers Street, Bloomington, IN 47404 on Saturday, December 21st from 10am to Noon, with the memorial service immediately following.

At Christina’s request, in lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Second Baptist Church Women’s Building Fund.

Allen Funeral Home and Crematory, 4155 S. Old State Road 37, Bloomington have been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with family and friends at www.allencares.com

Beth Hardman

Jan. 25, 1941 — Dec. 17, 2019

Beth Hardman, 78, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born January 25, 1941, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Fred and Marie (Johnson) Hardman. Beth retired from Eastern Airlines and enjoyed traveling. She was a life member of Jacob Finger United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women.

Surviving are her son, Gerald Guerrieri of College Station, Texas, special friend, Walter Norris of Mitchell, brothers, David Hardman of Bedford, Richard Hardman of Venice, Florida, and 3 grandchildren.

Her parents preceded her in death.

Memorial service will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 21, at Jacob Finger United Methodist Church with Pastor Ed Fisher officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends following the service in the fellowship hall. Online condolences may be offered at www.chastainfuneralhome.com

Patricia Robbins

July 15, 1938 — Dec. 16, 2019

Patricia L. Robbins, 81 of Paoli passed away December 16, 2019 at Paoli Health and Living Community.

She was born July 15, 1938 in Dayton, OH to mother, Beulah. She married Victor Robbins March 23, 1984. Patricia was retired from Paoli, Inc. formerly of Paoli.

She is survived by: Daughter- Pam Roark & husband, Kenny of Ohio, Sons- Thomas Mays & wife, Sherri of Paoli, Larry Mays of Louisville, KY & Danny Mays & wife, Joyce of North Vernon, Son-n-law- Mark Wheatley, Grandchildren- Jeffrey Roark, Joey Roark, Jason Mays & wife, Jennifer, Mike Mays, Mark Wheatley Jr., Tommy Moore & wife, Crystal, Mickey Moore & wife, Beth, Krystal Griffith and husband, Cory, Sara Walters & husband, David & Megan Mays, and 15 Great-Grandchildren.

Preceded in death by: Parents, husband, daughter- Penny Wheatley, Son- Jimmy Mays & granddaughter- Angel Roark

Funeral will be 1pm Friday, December 20 at McAdams Mortuary. Friends may call from 11am Friday until the service time at 1pm. Bro. Lyndel Manship will officiate. Burial will be in Stampers Creek Cemetery.

Condolences may be offered at www.mcadamsmortuary.com

December 17, 2019

James Madsen

May 07, 1946 — Dec. 14, 2019

James Eugene Madsen, 73, of Heltonville, passed away at 6:25 am on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at I.U. Health Hospice House.

Born May 7, 1946 in Carroll, Iowa, he was the son of Hans and Agnes (Lund) Madsen. He married Sheila Byrne on June 7, 1969 and she survives. He had worked as a Scheduling Manager for General Motors. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving as a radio operator stationed in London, England.

Survivors include his wife, Sheila, of Heltonville; a son, Eric Madsen and wife, Belinda, of Indianapolis; a daughter, Stephanie Gerber and husband, Brad, of Helotes, TX; two grandchildren, Gabby and Ben Gerber. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Jennifer Madsen; two sisters, Maryann Twist and husband, Bill, Delores Eifler and a brother, Ray Madsen.

James wishes were to be cremated. A celebration of life will take place at 7:00 pm on Friday, December 20th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm until the hour of service on Friday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Heaven Nevaeh Healing Center or I.U. Hospice House.

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

Morris Endris

Aug. 17, 1935 — Dec. 15, 2019

Morris D. Endris, 84, of Bedford, passed away on Sunday, December 15, 2019, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born August 17, 1935 in Lawrence County, he was the son of August William and Rhea Dawn (Fields) Endris.  He married Linda Parham on October 18, 1963 and she survives. Morris was a graduate of Bedford High School Class of 1953. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. Morris was a retired Journeyman Iron Worker and later retired from HFI.

Surviving are his wife, Linda; children, David (Lucy) Endris, Craig (Beth) Endris, Luke (Kristi) Endris, and Ned Endris; grandchildren, Grace, Will, Nathan, Phil, Zoë, Simon, Ben, Noah, and Clare; great-granddaughter, Heidi; siblings, Louie (Evelyn) Endris, Sue Graves, Mike (Janet) Endris, Toody Leggio, Vince (Lynn) Endris, Dinah (Tom) Hook, Carl (Linda) Endris, and Paul (Jenny) Endris; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Drew Endris; siblings, Fritz, Bill, and Catherine Endris; and daughter-in-law, Annie Endris.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Rick Eldred and Deacon Dave Reising officiating. Private family burial will be at Springville West Cemetery at a later time.

Visitation will be from 10:00 until the service hour on Wednesday at the church. The Rosary will be prayed at 10:30 A.M.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive to benefit LARC and North Lawrence Community Schools Special Education.

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

Nellie Wilcoxen

Feb. 05, 1929 — Dec. 14, 2019

Nellie Ann (Parkes) Wilcoxen, 90, passed away peacefully with her family and caring nursing staff by her side on Saturday December 14, 2019 at the Bloomington Nursing & Rehab.

Born February 5, 1929 in Seymour, Texas the daughter of Bert Lee Parkes and Ruth Charlette (Collins) Parkes. Nellie was married to Ronnie Lee Wilcoxen, her beloved husband of 47 years.

Nellie worked at Crane Naval Base and served on the Board of Directors for Farm Bureau, she taught lessons on nutrition in local grade schools.

Survivors include her son Ronald Lee Burcham and daughter-in-law Doris Burcham of Mitchell, a step-daughter, Regina (Wilcoxen) Wienamann of McDonough, Georgia; six grandchildren, Cheryl (Andrew) Deavers, Pamela Burcham, Wesley (Megan) Burcham, Dustin Turpin, Justice Turpin, Crestan Turpin, six great grandchildren, one sister, Mary Florence (Paul) Lester, one brother Donald Leroy (Ellen) Parkes and her brother-in-law Gene Spurgeon.

Nellie was preceded in death by her husband Ronnie Lee Wilcoxen, daughter, Lea Ann Burcham, step-son Randy Lee Wilcoxen, eight brothers, William Jarrett Parkes, James Lee Parkes, Stanley Elwood Parkes, Robert Anco Parkes, Charles Franklin Parkes, Joseph Walter Parkes, Bert Lee Parkes, Jr; John Edward Parkes, one sister Susan Belle Parkes and her parents.

Friends may call from 4 to 6 P.M. on Monday December 23, 2019 at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date at Old Salem Cemetery on Crane Naval Base.

Online condolences and memories can be shared at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com.

Patricia Sturgeon

Feb. 08, 1935 — Dec. 14, 2019

Mrs. Patricia Jean Sturgeon, age 84, of Campbellsburg, passed away Saturday, December 14 at St. Vincent Ascension Hospital in Salem.

Mrs. Sturgeon was born February 8, 1935 in Dubois County, Indiana the daughter of Walter and Bertha Hollen Zehr. She was a member of Campbellsburg Christian Church. She was retired from Childcraft in Salem.

She is preceded in death by her husband: Charles Nolan Sturgeon, three sisters: Elsie Dunivan, Delores Sturgeon, and Phyllis Craig, and a grandson: Josh Trueblood.

She is survived by two daughters: Janet Shoults (Eddie) of Campbellsburg, and Donna Trueblood (Scott) of Seymour, a brother: Doyle Zehr of Georgetown, four grandchildren, and eight great- grandchildren.

Cremation was chosen with a private burial to follow.  Family and friends can share a memory and express condolences at www.weathersfuneralhome.com

Ruby Phipps

Sept. 05, 1937 — Dec. 15, 2019

Ruby Phipps, 82, of Orleans, passed away at 10:00 AM on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at her home.

She was born September 5, 1937 in Orange County, IN, the daughter of Austin and Elsie (York) Harris. She married George Earl Phipps on August 31, 1957 and he preceded her in death on February 11, 2016. She was a member of the Orleans Church of the Nazarene.

She was survived by one son, Steven (Lisa) Phipps of Marengo; one daughter, Kathy (Michael) Shrum of Indianapolis, IN; three grandchildren, Bradley (April) and Jonathan Phipps of Marengo, Avery Strother of Lafayette, IN; one great grandson, Dalton Levi Phipps of Marengo and one sister, Velma Henderson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, Mary, and Lenora and Margaret Harris in infancy; four brothers, Lewis, George, Eddie and Kenny.

The funeral will be at 11:00 AM on Friday, December 20, 2019 at the Orleans Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Jerry Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Orleans.

Friends are invited to visitation at the Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home in Orleans on Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM.

Condolences may be offered at www.ochstetrick.net

Dorothy Ferry

Jan. 28, 1952 — Dec. 16, 2019

Dorothy E. Ferry, 67, of Bedford, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 3:47 p.m. on Monday, December 16, 2019 at home while surrounded by her family.

Born January 28, 1952 in Brazil, IN, she was the daughter of Lester and Maxine (Buck) Morris. She married her longtime love and best friend, David Ferry, on July 25, 1970 and he survives. She was a homemaker and served as a pastor’s wife for nearly 35 of those years. She was a member of Englewood Baptist Church until her husband’s retirement last year and attended Woodville Baptist Church briefly until she become ill in February.

She loved to travel especially visiting the ocean. Her greatest joys in life were her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed God’s creation and took many pictures of sunrises, sunsets and fall foliage. Her hobby was painting the barn art quilt boards. She painted several that were included in Lawrence County’s Bicentennial Quilt Board map.

Dorothy is survived by her beloved husband, Dave, of Bedford. She is the cherished mother of her son, David Jr. (Jennifer) Ferry and her daughter, Kimberly (Jeff) Wray, all of Bedford and loving and devoted grandmother to Isaiah and Marissa Wray, Rachel and Claire Sorrells, and Ian Ferry. Dorothy is also survived by her sister, Linda Morris and brothers, Jim Morris and Tony (Becky) Morris. She also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss her.

As her illness progressed, her husband, Dave, and daughter, Kimberly were tirelessly by her side. She was blessed to have the love and dedication of her devoted caregivers throughout her battle.

Dorothy had a long-standing relationship with God. She shared God’s love with all who knew her. She spent her life as a hardworking, dedicated, faithful and loving woman. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

A celebration of life service will be held at Englewood Baptist Church on Friday, December 20th at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Glenn Hamer and Pastor Stephen Carter officiating. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services.

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

Henry Mathews

Nov. 08, 1944 — Dec. 16, 2019

Henry “Hank” Mathews, 75, of Huron, passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2019 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born November 8, 1944 in Bedford, he was the son of Russell B. and Ethela Gail (Fields) Mathews. He married Sharon Dumond on May 27, 2000 and she survives. He was a graduate of Shawswick High School class of 1963.

Hank was a member of Operators Local Union #841 and was a mechanic. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and was a member of American Legion Gillen Post #33. He was the prior owner of Mathews Equipment Sales and was also a farmer.

Surviving are his wife, Sharon Mathews of Huron; four sons, Travis Mathews of Bedford, Troy (Mandy) Mathews of Fayetteville, Ty (Kara) Mathews of Bedford, Chris Mathews of Florida; three stepchildren, Tracy Winkler of Mitchell, Tricia Hodges of Mitchell, Trent (Sandra) Mundy of Iowa, twelve grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother, John F. (Martha) Mathews of Norman; two sisters, Ann Walden of Brazil, Ada Helen Terry of Tennessee; as well as several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Will W. Mathews; sister-in-law E. Sue Mathews; brothers-in-law, Gordon Terry and Les Walden.

Funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, December 20, 2019 at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes with Jeff Williams and Rev. Richard Tallman officiating. Burial will follow in Leatherwood Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3 – 8 P.M. on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Becky’s Place.

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

Wanda McKee

May 19, 1951 — Dec. 16, 2019

Wanda Elaine McKee, 68, of Mitchell, passed away Monday, December 16, 2019, at Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born May 19, 1951, in Muscatine, Iowa, she was the daughter of Junior Lee and Charlotte Ella Loraine (Stevens) McKee.

Wanda had been employed for 17 years at Burger King.  She was an excellent cook and enjoyed gardening and yard work.

Survivors include her sons, Stephen Dean (Jessica) Jaggers, Jr. of Mitchell, Edward Russell Maxwell (Kammy) Jaggers of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Sabastian Dean Jaggers, Andréa Renee Jaggers, Sabrina Paige Jaggers, Serenity Rainn Jaggers, and Daiquiri Joseph-Lee Jaggers; brothers, James L. McKee of Mississippi, Curtis McKee of Bedford and Steven Trent Rottet of Indiana

Her parents and brothers, David Mel McKee and Bruce Dale McKee preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, December 20th, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Joe Soeder officiating.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. The family will receive friends from Noon until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

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

Abigail Guthrie

Abigail N. Guthrie, 20, of Bloomington, died Sunday, Dec. 15. Arrangements are pending at Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville.

December 16, 2019

Betty Jo Super

May 25, 1932 — Dec. 14, 2019

Betty Jo Super, 87, of Bedford, went to be with the Lord at 6:56 pm on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at I.U. Health Bedford Hospital.

Born May 25, 1932, she was the daughter of Hayden and Opal (Pierce) Silvers. She married Steve Leon Super on January 17, 1948 and he preceded her in death on January 31, 2000. She had been active in the workforce, holding various jobs and had now retired. She was a member of the Cornerstone Pentecostal Church of God. Betty was a beloved mother, grandmother and sister.

Survivors include a son, Don Super, and wife, Patricia, of Vincennes; two daughters, Sheila Kern, and husband, Fred, Sandra Tincher, and husband, William, all of Bedford; eight grandchildren, Angel Head, Dinah Egbulah, Christina Root, Steve Root, Jamine Schaefer, Troy Tincher, Alissa Tincher, Leah Tincher; nineteen great grandchildren; six great great grandchildren; two sisters, Diane Kinser, of Oolitic and Bobbie Duncan, of Bedford.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, an infant son, Stevie Wayne Super; a brother, Bill Silvers.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, December 17th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Rev. Rodney Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow in Dive Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 until the hour of service on Tuesday, December 17th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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

Rosemary Manzenberger

July 19, 1930 — Dec. 14, 2019

Rosemary Manzenberger, 89, of Oolitic, passed away at 5:53 am on December 14, 2019 at Johnson’s Christian Village.

Born July 19, 1930 in Lawrence Co., she was the daughter of Ralph and Laverne (Norman) Todd. She married Frank Calvin Manzenberger on May 1, 1948 and he preceded her in death on February 14, 2011. She was a graduate of the Heltonville High School. She retired as the vice-president of the Citizens National Bank and was the first woman to hold that position in Lawrence County. She was a member of the Hillcrest Christian Church where she was a musician.She was a missionary forwarding agent for several years. She began her musical career with the Heltonville Melody Girls.

Survivors include her children, Lynn D. Manzenberger, of Heltonville, Shelley Fox and husband, Jerry, of Bedford, Donald E. Manzenberger, of Bedford; grandchildren, John David Manzenberger, Jeffrey Manzenberger, Jay Dustin Fox (Tammy), Jeremy Fox and wife, Jennifer, Natasha Martin and husband, Bill, Avery Rose Manzenberger, Abbey Quinn Smith, and husband, Hunter, Alex Ben Manzenberger; great grandchildren, Matalie Rose Martin, Wyatt Martin, Maverick Martin, Jachin Fox, Dustin Fox (Haley), Noah Calvin Manzenberger, Emma Rose Manzenberger; a great great granddaughter, Marina Fox; a sister, Ruth Ballantyne, and husband, Bob, of Bedford; a brother, Jerry Todd, of Salem; sisters-in-law, Rowena Todd, of Heltonville, Sue Todd, of Chattanooga, TN, and Alpha McKnight, of Heltonville; an aunt, Rita Norman.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three brothers, Donald, William, and John Todd; a sister, Barbara Bundy; a grandson, Thomas George.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 am on Tuesday, December 17th at the Hillcrest Christian Church with Pastors Charlie Scott and Charlie Delaney officiating. Burial will follow in the Mundell Christian Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Monday, December 16th at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from 10:00 am until the hour of service on Tuesday, December 17th at the Hillcrest Christian Church. Pallbearers are Wyatt Martin, Maverick Martin, Jachin Fox, Dustin Fox, Noah Manzenberger. The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to Hillcrest Christian Church Building Fund or the Mundell Cemetery.

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

Norma Zellner

March 12, 1944 — Dec. 14, 2019

Norma Gloria Zellner, 75, passed away Saturday, December 14, 2019, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

Born March 12, 1944, in Chicago, Illinois, she was the daughter of Desire and Gloria (Black) Kutasi. She married Larry Lee Zellner November 3, 1973.

Norma was manager of an office supply store.

Surviving are her husband, Larry L. Zellner of Mitchell.

Her parents preceded her in death.

Cremation was chosen with no service. Haverly Funeral Chapel was entrusted with arrangements.

Condolences may be expressed at www.chastainfuneralhome.com

Jesse Lanham

Dec. 21, 1984 — Dec. 12, 2019

Jesse T. Lanham, age 34, of Salem, passed away Thursday, December 12 at University of Louisville Hospital.

Jesse was born December 21, 1984 in Salem, IN the son of Stephen Lanham and Cindy Mason Gibson. He was an employee of Bristol Precast in Charlestown.

He is survived by his wife: Casey Caldwell Lanham. They were married June 3, 2006. He is also survived by two brothers: James Lanham and Luther Lanham both of Salem, a step-brother: Michael Gibson of Salem, a sister: Kelsey Gibson of Salem, a step-sister: Michelle Winkler of Greenwood, his grandmother: Barbara Mason of Salem, his parents: Cindy and Paul Gibson, and his father: Stephen Lanham.

He is preceded in death by a brother: Steven Lanham.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11:00AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 4-8PM and Wednesday from 9AM-time of service.

Online condolences may be sent at www.weathersfuneralhome.com

Inez Barrett

Nov. 27, 1930 — Dec. 14, 2019

Inez M. Barrett, 89, of Bedford, passed away at 7:30 pm, Saturday, December 14, 2019.

Born November 27, 1930, in Jackson Co., she was the daughter of Elza and Hazel (Callahan) Edwards. She married Louis Waggoner in 1948 and he preceded her in death in 1966. She later married David Barrett on September 3, 1971 and he preceded her in death on December 27, 2001. She had worked at the shoe factory in Freetown and was a member of the Leatherwood Christian Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Ed Quigg, of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Sarah Long and husband, Charlie, Joshua Chambers, and wife, Alicia, Hannah Kennedy and husband, Josh, Jacob Fenoglio; eight great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, two sisters, Bertha McPherson and Mabel Cummings; four brothers, Perry, Denver, Dave, and Stanley.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Saturday, December 21st in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Sherman Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in the Leatherwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 am until the hour of service on Saturday, December 21st at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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

Deborah Witt

Oct. 28, 1968 — Dec. 13, 2019

Deborah “Doodles” Jean Witt, 51 of Paoli, Indiana, passed away Friday December 13, 2019 at her residence.

She was born October 28, 1968 in Louisville, Kentucky to George Cecil and Mary E. Paul Witt.

She was preceded in death by her mother and sisters, Patricia Denkoff and Charlesetta Sneed.

Deborah was a member of the Gateway Ministry of Paoli and enjoyed working with the youth at church. She was a longtime caregiver for Glenda Long through Interim Healthcare Services. Debrah also enjoyed crafting and crocheting.

Survivors include her Father, George Cecil Witt of Indianapolis, Indiana, 1-Brother; Lewis A & Wilma Witt of Magnolia, Kentucky, 3-Sisters; Rosie M Burr of Jeffersonville, Indiana, Gail & Marty Pierce of Buffalo, Kentucky, Mary Lou Patton & Companion Ollie Phillips of Paoli, Indiana, Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Celebration of Life will be at 6:00 PM Wednesday December 18, 2019 at Dillman-Scott Funeral Home located at 226 W Campbell St, Paoli Indiana. Visitation will be from 3:00 PM till time of service on Wednesday.

Robert & Cindy Longest will be officiating.

Online Condolences may be made at www.dillmanscottfuneralhome.com

Shirley Laswell

Dec. 20, 1941 — Dec. 13, 2019

Shirley L. Laswell, 77, passed away December 13, 2019 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany.

She was born December 20, 1941 in English to parents, Ray Tucker & Lois (Morris) Tucker. She married Wayne E. Laswell January 5, 1959. Shirley was a former employee of Throop Elementary cafeteria and B & B Shoe Co. formerly of Paoli.

She survived by: Husband – Wayne Laswell of Paoli, Daughter – Peggy D. Campbell & husband Ronnie of Paoli, Son – David Laswell & wife Lora of Paoli, 4 Grandchildren – Jeremiah (wife Calah), Travis (wife Tashana), Logan, McKinzie, 9 Great Grandchildren – Ashlyn, Lola, Lynkon, Madison, Emmett, John, Aubrey, Carissa, Kaleb, Sister – Marie England of Levenworth, 2 Brothers – Rex Tucker & Don Tucker both of English.

Shirley is preceded in death by: parents; sisters – Maxine Eddleman, Mary Smith, Alberta & Alta; Brothers – Karl Tucker & CJ Tucker

Visitation for Shirley Laswell will be from 4-8 pm Sunday, December 15 at McAdams Mortuary. Funeral will be 11 am Monday, December 16 at the funeral home. Bro. George Key will officiate. Burial will be in Taswell Cemetery.

Condolences may be expressed at www.mcadamsmortuary.com

December 15, 2019

William Moore

Jan. 09, 1946 — Dec. 13, 2019

William Lee Moore, 73, passed away Friday, December 13, 2019, at his residence.

Born January 9, 1946, in Bedford, he was the son of Herbert G. “Doggie” and Eva Marie (Miller) Moore. He married Nancy Marie Clayton June 12, 1971.

Bill had been an elementary teacher at Mitchell Community Schools and was later employed at Mills Market and Jay-C Store. He was a 1964 graduate of Springs Valley High School, a 1970 graduate of Oakland City College, and received a master’s degree from Indiana University. Bill was a member of the First Baptist Church and a 50 year member of Masonic Lodge No. 228 F. & A. M. He was very crafty, enjoyed making cards for friends, and was an avid collector of frogs.

Surviving are his wife; Nancy Moore of Mitchell, children; Donald Lee (Angela) Moore of Birmingham, Alabama, Kelly Dawn (Chad) Stigall of Bedford, grandchildren; Trista and Tyler Stigall, and Sydney Moore.

His parents preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 17, at the First Baptist Church with Reverend Reggie Clark officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Monday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center and from 12:00 p.m. until the service on Tuesday at the church.

Memorial Gifts: First Baptist Church

Online condolences may be expressed at www.chastainfuneralhome.com

Gary Griffith

Sept. 04, 1937 — Dec. 13, 2019

Gary Dean Griffith, 82, of Ellettsville passed away December 13, 2019 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

He was born September 4, 1937 in Worthington, Indiana. He was the son of Kenneth and Lucille Griffith. Gary married his wife, Glenda on January 1, 1983 and was married nearly 37 years. Gary retired from the MCCSC Print Shop in 2013 after 32 years of service. He was an avid bowler and golfer for many years until his health prevented him from doing so. He was also a member of the VFW.

His hobbies included playing Texas Holdem Poker with his many friends, watching St Louis Cardinals Baseball, and sitting on the front porch talking with his buddy, Charlie.

Survivors include his wife, Glenda, daughter, Kathy Parrish (Kenny) of Bloomington, sons, Rick Griffith (Shirley) of Bedford, and Michael Griffith of Bloomington, grandchildren, Kenny and Gavin Parrish, brother, Ronald Griffith (Jeri) of Indianapolis, mother-in-law, Alma Jean Royer of Ellettsville, brother-in-law, Steve Royer (Judy) of Bloomington. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Joe Griffith, and brother-in-law, Ronald Royer.

Visitation will be 4-8pm Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third Street in Bloomington. Services will be 1:00pm Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard. Burial will follow at Valhalla Memory Gardens.

Memories of Gary and condolences to the family may be shared at www.thefuneralchapel.net

William McKeen IV

Feb. 22, 1929 — Dec. 11, 2019

William Riley McKeen IV, 90, of Bloomington, died December 11, 2019 at Meadowood Retirement Community, where he had lived the last four years.

Born Feb. 22, 1929, in Terre Haute, Indiana, Riley was the son of William Riley McKeen III and Henrietta Gilchrist McKeen. He graduated in 1946 from Terre Haute’s Wiley High School. In 1946, Riley served as 2nd Lieutenant in the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps in Seoul, South Korea. With a military deferment he attended Rose Polytechnic Institute — now Rose Hulman Institute of Technology — where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1951. He completed his service as 1st Lieutenant Corp of Engineers, U.S. Army, and was honorably discharged on July 27, 1951. He married Betty Lou Valentine on March 25, 1955 in Terre Haute, Indiana. Riley and Betty made their home in Bedford, where they raised three children and their home served as warm gathering place for celebrations with family and friends.

Riley retired Jan. 28, 1988, after 30 years of service with the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Indiana, as a division manager.

He’ll be remembered for his many home additions and improvements, family vacations, fondness for fishing and hunting and yearly trips with close friends and family to the Indianapolis 500.

Riley is survived by his sister, Virginia Gilchrist McKeen Blose, of Scottsdale, Arizona; daughters Candice McKing of Bloomington, Frederika Shawgo (Ron) of Fort Wayne, son William Riley McKeen V (Nancy) of Bloomington; eleven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, and a son-in-law, David McKing.

A visitation and memorial service will be held at Meadowood Health Pavilion on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 4-8 p.m. Flowers may be delivered to Meadowood Health Pavilion, 2455 Tamarack Trail, Bloomington, Indiana 47408. A chapel service with military honors will be held at Highland Lawn Cemetery in Terre Haute on Dec. 19, 2019 at noon.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.DayDeremiahFrye.com.

Freda Skirvin

Nov. 14, 1926 — Dec. 08, 2019

Skirvin, Freda Estelle (Smith), age 93, passed away on December 8, 2019.

Born on November 14, 1926 in Albany, Kentucky, Freda went on to become a world-traveler, gracious hostess, beloved elementary school principal and loyal friend and active correspondent to dozens of family members, friends and colleagues.

Freda was educated at Indiana University in Bloomington, earning Bachelor and Masters Degrees in Education, and met her husband of 41 years, Kenneth (Kenny) Wayne Skirvin, a WWII veteran. After graduation, and as a result of her husband’s work overseas with the State Department, Freda and her family lived in Cairo (Egypt), Tripoli (Libya) and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Freda began her career as a reading teacher, though her talents quickly propelled her on to become an elementary school principal, both at the Escola Americana in Brazil and then at Bucknell Elementary in Alexandria, Virginia. In retirement, Freda and Kenny lived in Williamsburg, Virginia. In her mid-80s Freda moved to Pacific Place in Webster Groves, Missouri, where she led a rich, fulfilling life, making many new friends. She also became an avid Cardinals fan, staying up well past midnight if her team went into extra innings.

Freda is survived by her daughter, Linda Smith and husband, David of St. Louis; son David Skirvin and wife, Debbie of Gwynn, VA; grandchildren Ryan, Lauren, Kenneth, Carmen and Daniel; and great-grandchildren Everlee, Hogan, Reverie, Lazarus, Audrey, Adrian, Benjamin. Freda’s large and extended family includes dozens of aunts, uncles, first and second cousins, nieces and nephews.

Freda brightened the lives of all she met and she will be greatly missed. Thank you to Manor Grove for your loving care over the last two years, and to Kindred Hospice for your wise counsel and support.

Services will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a yet to be determined date, when Freda will be reunited with her beloved husband, Kenny.

Charitable donations may be sent to Reach Out & Read, inspiring a daily routine of reading for healthy childhood development.

Maurice Terhune

Sept. 20, 1934 — Dec. 10, 2019

Maurice “Baty” Terhune, 85, of Switz City, Ind., was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, at Breckenridge Health and Rehab in Sullivan.

He was born in Dugger, Ind., on Sept. 20, 1934, to William Baty and Doris (Packer) Terhune.

Baty was a proud UMWA member, retiring from Amax Coal Company after 45 years of service. He enjoyed years of farming, raising cattle, and excavating work with his late father and his son on the family farm, which was passed down to Baty and is now entrusted to his children. He was a member of the Summerville Church of Christ, UMWA Local 1423, BMW Motorcycle Club and the Switz City Cemetery Board.

He is survived by his wife, whom he married June 14, 1989, Diane (Floyd) Terhune; three loving children: Risa Dyar of Worthington, Robin Cooper (John) of Linton, and Maurice Baty Terhune J.R. (Lorena) of Switz City; five grandchildren: Ryan Snell (Jess) of Denver, Colo., Lacey Cooper (Cain) of Linton, Matthew Dyar (Brittany) of Nashville, Tenn., Sam Dyar (Mercedes) of Linton, Alexis Terhune of Ellettsville; three great-grandchildren: Aven Ryanne Cooper, Kit Lindsey Snell and Baby Girl Snell (due Dec 11, 2019); three step-grandchildren, Clay, Trevor and Jacob Smith all of Switz City; a sister, Yvonne Terhune Apsey of Bloomington; and several nieces and nephews.

Baty was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Lindsey Renee Snellenberger; his sister, Catherine Peterson; and his parents.

Funeral service will be held at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, with Pastor J.D. Rose officiating. Baty will be laid to rest in Switz City Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 from 4-8 P.M., and Tuesday, December 17 from 10 A.M. until the time of service.

Online condolences may be shared with his family at www.welchcornett.com.

Lorraine Stewart

March 15, 1947 — Dec. 09, 2019

Lorraine Huntley Stewart passed away Monday, December 9, 2019 in Lexington, SC.

She was born March 15, 1947 in Detroit Michigan, the daughter of Joseph Klenk and Catherine Pachota.

Lorraine was married to Daniel R. Stewart and together they owned and operated Fine Line Furniture and Furniture Installers of Indianapolis for over 30 years.

Lorraine is survived by her husband Daniel R. Stewart, her brother Art Klenk and his wife Terrie and their children Andrew and Adam; sister-in-law Gerri Klenk and niece Renee Summers. She is also survived by her in-laws, Harold Stewart and wife Wilma as well as many brother and sister in-laws and nieces and nephews.

Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Ronald Klenk, nephew Jeffery Klenk, and step-daughter Michelle Stewart.

Visitation for Lorraine will be from 10:00 until noon on Tuesday, December 17, 2109 at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church 4607 W. State Road 46 Bloomington, IN 47404. Services will be at noon on Tuesday with Father Dennis Duvelius presiding. Burial will follow at Valhalla Memory Gardens.

Memories of Lorriane and condolences to her family may be given at www.thefuneralchapel.net

Ronnie Houshour

Oct. 23, 1946 — Dec. 13, 2019

Ronnie Dale Houshour, 73, passed away in his home in Columbus, Indiana on December 13, 2019 with his loving family by his side.

Ronnie was born in Heltonville, IN, the son of the late Rod and Gertie (Hays) Houshour on October 23, 1946. Ronnie was the youngest of seven children. He served in Korea and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He married Joyce Fields in Bloomington on March 8, 1969. He worked as a glass glazier for 30 years at Kenny Glass in Columbus.

Ronnie is survived by his wife of 50 years; Joyce Fields Houshour, two children; Jeff Houshour of Seymour, IN and Shannon (husband Chris) Matlock of Brown County, IN. He is also survived by two grandchildren; Seth Matlock and Gracie Matlock and one brother; Richard Houshour.

Ronnie was preceded in death by four sisters; Gayle Clark, Gladys Kilburn, Kathleen Smith and Wilma Graves and one brother; Howard Houshour.
Visitation for Ronnie will be held on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 from 4-8 p.m. in Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home, 1682 State Rd. 135 North, Nashville, Indiana 47448.

The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 2 p.m. also in the funeral home.

Burial with military rites will be performed by the Brown County veterans Honor Guard and the U.S. Army in Duncan Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Chris Matlock, Seth Matlock, Bradley Elkins, Kevin Graves, and Rick Saltsman.

Online condolences may be given to the family at www.bondmitchellfuneralhome.com

David Kanen

Jan. 05, 1972 — Dec. 12, 2019

David F. Kanen, age 47, of Linton, passed away at 3:30 A.M. on Thursday, December 12, 2019, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes.

He was born in Bishop, California on January 5, 1972, the son of Warren Taylor & Camille Ann (Maurer) Kanen. David was a 1990 graduate of Rio Lindo Adventist Academy. He served in the United States Army following high school. He married Bobbie Jo Fulford on Feb. 18, 1994.

He worked his “dream job” for the Indiana Railroad Company for ten years. He then worked as a gasification tech at Duke Energy at Edwardsport from July 2013 until the present.

He was a member of B.P.O. Linton Elks #866, I.B.E.W. Local #1393, and Linton V.F.W. Post #7118.

David loved to play golf, play Call of Duty video games, the Raiders, eating at the Sportman’s Pub, lending a hand to whoever needed it, and being with his friends who are family.

He is survived by his wife, Bobbie Jo Kanen of Linton, his mother and step-father, Camille & Gary Shryock of Linton, two sons, Taylor (Kara) and Dane (Selena) Kanen, both of Linton, his grandson, Warren David Kanen, siblings, Dane Looman, Kisten Dill, Don Kanen, Denise Abston, and Marlene Savage, four step-sisters, Druscilla Covington, Jennifer Mayfield, Janice Mayfield, and Deborah King, several nieces and nephews, his father and mother-in-law, Jim & Connie Fulford of Linton, his brothers-in-law, Jim Bob (Jaime) & Allen (Melissa) Fulford, and his dearest friends that were like brothers and sisters.

He was preceded in death by his father and his step-mother, Doris Kanen.

Visitation will be held at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton on Friday, December 20, 2019, from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. A private family burial will be held in Fairview Cemetery in Linton.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Linton Elks through the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared with David’s family at www.welchcornett.com.

Joseph Gore Sr.

Jan. 17, 1936 — Dec. 12, 2019

Joseph A. Gore Sr., 83, of Spencer passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at the IU Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

He was born on January 17, 1936 in McConnell, West Virginia, third child of Thomas Gore and Lucy (Hylton) Gore. Joseph was a 1954 graduate of Logan High School, held a Bachelor’s Degree from Marshall University and a Master’s Degree from the University of Indianapolis. He was an active duty veteran of the United States Army and attended the First Christian Church in Spencer.

Joseph held management positions including Controller and Chief Financial Officer for the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Allied Grocers, Maplehurst Dairy and PRG Inc.

Joseph is survived by his wife of 61 years, Barbara Gore; children Janine Sears (Kenneth), Joseph A. Gore Jr. all of Spencer, and Jonathan Gore (Colleen) of Brownsburg, Indiana; four grandchildren, Joshua Gore, Leslie Gore, Nathan Gore and Ethan Gore, as well as one great-grandson, Kyler Satterfield.

He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, and one granddaughter, Katherine Elizabeth Gore.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home in Spencer with Pastor Allan E. Lewis officiating. Military rites will be provided by the Owen County Veterans Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends from 4-6 PM on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church in Spencer.

Online condolences may be shared with his family at www.westparrishpedigo.com

Lisha Cole

Lisha Lynn Cole, 56, of Bloomington, died Tuesday. Services will be 2 p.m. today at Shilo Pentecostal Temple. Arrangements by The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard.

Linda Harrigan

Linda Gene Harrigan, 74, of Ellettsville, died Saturday. Cremation rites have been accorded. Arrangements by Indiana Green Burials – Bloomington Cremation Society.

December 14, 2019

Virginia Essex

March 14, 1935 — Dec. 12, 2019

Virginia Sue Essex, 84, of Bedford passed away Thursday, December 12, 2019.

Born March 14, 1935 in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Homer G. and Nada M. (Henderson) Fisher.

She married Hubert Ratliff who preceded her in death; second to Don Puckett, who preceded her in death then she married Ronald Virgil Essex on June 21, 1980 who then preceded her in death on December 31, 2014.

Virginia was a Nurse’s Aid at Westview and secretary at Indiana Limestone during her lifetime. She loved dancing at the Boogey Barn and the Senior Citizens Center in Mitchell. Virginia also attended Dive Christian Church.

Surviving are her two sons, Rick Ratliff, Daniel Ratliff, both of Bedford; one daughter, Donna Case of Bedford; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; siblings, Gerald Fisher of Tennessee, Jimmy Fisher of Bedford, Lily Barringer of Florida; as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husbands; two sons, Mickey and Tracey; brothers, Glenn, Richard, and Joe; and a sister, Martha.

A graveside service will be held at Dive Cemetery at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, December 16, 2019 with Ken Fisher and Dave Self officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes.

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

Terrance Wikle

March 27, 1945 — Dec. 10, 2019

Terrance “Terry” Wikle passed away peacefully on Dec. 10 at the age of 74 in Bloomington.

He was born on March 27, 1945, to Ermil “Red” and Mary Evelyn Wikle.

Originally from Odon, he moved to Bloomington where he was employed at Franklin Manufacturing and Westinghouse ABB, from which he retired after more than 35 years of service.

Terry was an avid outdoorsman who loved nature, hunting, camping and fishing. His kind and gentle disposition was abundant to everyone. His laugh mid sense of humor brought a smile to everyone he met.

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 22, the Amvets Post 2000, and the Moose Lodge No. 1081.

He is survived by his wife Wilma and his children, Misty (Steve) Stillons, Terri Lynn Carmichael (Damian Grove), Cindy Jo (Alan) Pleleineler and Christopher Wikle (On Crowley); three stepchildren, Crystal (Kyle) Siegfred, Caleb (Darcy) Bell and Kyle (Abby) Bell, six grandchildren, Amanda (Mark) Magnufson, Jessica Carmichael, Wyatt Crowley, Kegan Siegfred, Cameron Neal and Riley Bell; and one brother, Kelly (Jackie) Wikle.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Tim Wikle. A celebration of his life will be from 1-4 p.m. Dec. 28 at the Bloomington Moose Lodge 1081. He will be missed but never forgotten by his family and friends.

Flowers may be sent to the Bloomington Moose Lodge 1081 prior to the celebration or in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the IU Bloomington Hospice House in his memory.

Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Phillip Easterday Sr

Oct. 18, 1919 — Dec. 12, 2019

Phillip Easterday Sr., 100, of Orleans, Indiana, passed away Thursday December 12, 2019 at his residence.

He was born October 18, 1919 in Pumpkin Center, IN to Guy Ellsworth and Mary Grace Phillips Easterday. He married Majel Kathleene Elliott on October 12, 1940 and she precedes him in death.

He was preceded in death by his parents, spouse, and daughter-in-law Glenda Easterday.

Phillip was a lifelong farmer and caretaker of the land.

Survivors include 3-Sons; Phillip Jr & Janis Easterday of Orleans, IN, Danny & Lisa Easterday of Orleans, IN, Thomas & Pam Easterday of Paoli, IN, 3-Daughters; Becky Carol Owen of Paoli, IN, Sheila & Steve Condra of Washington, IN, Joyce Ann & Kevin Hawkins of Mitchell, IN, and 16-Grandchildren, 26 Great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be 11:00 A.M. Sunday December 15, 2019 at the Dillman-Scott Funeral Home located at 226 W Campbell St, Paoli IN 47454.
Visitation to be held Saturday December 14, 2019 from 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. and from 9 AM till time of service on Sunday. Interment will be at the Syria Christian Church Cemetery located at 2444 N Co Rd 300 E Orleans, IN 47452. Pastor Jimmie Johnson will be officiating.

Please make memorial contributions to the Syria Cemetery Fund. Online Condolences may be made at www.dillmanscottfuneralhome.com

Tommy Green

July 10, 1948 — Dec. 12, 2019

Mr. Tommy L. Green, age 71, of Salem, passed away Thursday, December 12 at Baptist Health Floyd.

Mr. Green was born July 10, 1948 in New Albany, Indiana the son of John Donald and Mary Ellen Chastain Green. He was a Dairy Farmer. He was a member of Smedley Church of Christ, Campbellsburg Conservation Club, Cavetown Cemetery Board and Vernon Township Advisory Board. He was a graduate of West Washington High School Class of 1966.

Mr. Green is survived by his wife: Nancy Hamilton Green. They were married September 15, 1966. He is also survived by a son: Kevin Green (Melinda) of Campbellsburg, a daughter: Heather Hopkins of Salem, a brother: Terry Green of Campbellsburg, three sisters: Donette Molck of Salem, Kathy Dodds of Scottsburg, and Kristie Martin of Salem, and four grandchildren: Zach Wiseman, Garrett Wiseman, Erin Mason and Clayton Green. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister: Jeanie Hampton.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11:00AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Cavetown Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 4-8PM and Tuesday from 9AM-time of service.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.weathersfuneralhome.com

Paul Swango

March 20, 1947 — Dec. 11, 2019

Paul Robert Swango, 72, Martinsville, a former Bedford resident, passed from this life on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at the Franciscan Health Hospital in Mooresville.

He was born March 20, 1947 in Chicago, IL to Jeanette Swango. Paul was raised by Thelma Cazee and Emily Swango. He worked as a producer/director and was the producer of a variety of shows, working for Cargil Productions in New York. Paul had very little family but was loved and adored by his first and second cousins and his nieces and nephews throughout his lifetime.

He leaves behind his first cousins, Sandy Hatfield of Bloomington; Joanne Newton and David and Donnie Newton and several other cousins. He also leaves behind his second cousins, Debra Martin (husband, William H. “Bill) of Mooresville; Karen Dransfield of Martinsville and Linda Young (husband, Joe) of Greenwood and several others. Paul was also uncle to several nieces and nephews.

In honoring Paul’s wishes his earthly remains will be cremated and a private graveside service will be announced later. He will be laid to rest at New South Park Cemetery in Martinsville.

Neal & Summers Funeral & Cremation Center has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences and memories may be shared with Paul’s family at www.nealandsummers.com.

December 13, 2019

Jessie Hardin

April 08, 1947 — Dec. 10, 2019

Jessie Opal Hardin, Sr., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, at his residence.

Born April 8, 1947, in San Francisco, California, he was the son of Ochs and Frances Pauline (Grissom) Hardin Sr. He married Penny Sue Jones June 28, 1976. Jessie retired from Dana Corporation and was a member of Grace Tabernacle. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Penny Hardin of Paoli; children, Amy Lynn Keith of Mitchell, Jeremy Ross Hardin of Orleans and Jessie Opal Hardin Jr. of Orleans; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and siblings, Jackie Hardin of Arizona, Donnie Hardin of California, Rosa Lee Vogt of Caseyville, Illinois, and Diane Tincher of Shoals.

His parents and siblings, Ochs Hardin Jr., Gene Hardin, Connie Stewart, Nancy Frasier, and Sue Russell, preceded him in death. Cremation was chosen with burial in Mitchell Cemetery. Celebration of life will be at a later date.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneral home.com

Justin Todd

April 06, 1981 — Dec. 10, 2019

Justin Kurt Todd, 38, of Bloomington, passed away at 6:15 pm on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born April 6, 1981 in Bedford, he was the son of Scott and Tammy (Corbin) Todd. He was a direct support professional for Life Designs in Bloomington. He loved his children and was well known as the gentle giant, known for his kindness and compassion. He was an outstanding musician.

Survivors include his parents, of Heltonville; his children, Eden Gabrielle Todd and Patty Ann Todd, both of Seymour; a brother, Kent Todd, of Bedford; his maternal grandmother, Judith Corbin, of Heltonville. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Lester and Marjorie Todd and his maternal grandfather, Donald Corbin.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 am on Saturday, December 14th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Michael Nicholson officiating. Burial will follow in Meadows Church of God Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, December 13th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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

Herschel Deckard

Herschel Deckard, 87, of Bedford, died Saturday, Dec. 7.  Graveside rites were held on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, at Hanson Cemetery.  Arrangements by Cresthaven Funeral Home.

Fergus Moore

Fergus Moore, 78, of Bloomington, died Tuesday, Dec. 10.  Cremation with no services was chosen. Arrangements by Cresthaven Funeral Home.

Terrance Wikle

Terrance “Terry” Wikle, 74, of Bloomington, died Tuesday, Dec. 10.  Cremation with a celebration of life at a later date was chosen.  Arrangements by Cresthaven Funeral Home.

December 12, 2019

James Mathers

July 12, 1937 — Dec. 11, 2019

Funeral services will be conducted Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. at Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home in Orleans for Marion James “Jim” Mathers, 82, Orleans, who passed away Dec. 11 at Paoli Health & Living Community.

Born July 12, 1937, he was the son of Claude Mathers and Olive Giles Mathers. He married Patricia Lynn Burton on July 25, 1958, and she survives. He was a 1955 graduate of Orleans High School. He farmed for many years and was employed in several other occupations, including driving a bus for Orleans Community Schools. He served on the Orange County Board of Commissioners, Patoka Lake Regional Water Board, REMC Board of Directors, Hoosier Uplands Board of Directors, Orleans Community School Board and as Orange County Republican Chairman. He was a member of Orleans United Methodist Church. He was a 55-year member of Orleans Masonic Lodge 153, and he was a member of Scottish Rite.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia Lynn Burton Mathers; two sons, William “Bill” Mathers (Diann) and Larry Mathers (Paula), all of Orleans; seven grandchildren, Lori Mathers, Joe Mathers (Nikki), Jodi Smith (Josh), Jacob Mathers, Eli Mathers (Natalie), Alex Williams (Cara) and Andrew Williams (Brooke); and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Mary Ann McGuire and Janella Sanders; and one brother in infancy, Billy Mathers.

Officiating the service will be two of his grandsons, Eli Mathers and Joe Mathers. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Orleans. Visitation will be Dec. 13 from 3-8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Orleans United Methodist Church or Orleans Public Library.

Family and friends may share a memory or express condolences at www.ochstetrick.net

Salvador Garcia

March 18, 1962 — Dec. 05, 2019

Mr. Salvador Garcia, age 57, of Salem, passed away Thursday, December 5 in Memphis, Tennessee.

Mr. Garcia was born March 18, 1962 in Tenayuca, Zacatecas, Mexico the son of Ramon and Aniceta Cervantes Garcia. He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Salem. He was a welder and boilermaker for Phoenix Fabricators and Welders. He was a member of Outdoor Sportsman Club of Mitchell.

He is survived by his wife: Beatriz Salas. They were married February 28, 2000. He is also survived by a son: Jesus Salvador Garcia-Salas of Salem, three daughters: Fatima Aniceta Garcia of Chicago, Erica Adriana Garcia of Chicago, and Denise Guadalupe Garcia-Salas of Salem, his father: Ramon Garcia of Louisville, three brothers: Santos Garcia, Filimon Garcia, and Sergio Garcia all of Louisville, and two sisters: Delia Garcia and Sonia Garcia both of Louisville.

A funeral mass will be held Friday at Noon at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Salem with Father Joe Villa and Father Steve Schaftleid officiating.

Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 1-8PM at the church.

Condolences may be expressed at www.weathersfuneralhome.com

Judy Linton

Feb. 26, 1944 — Dec. 09, 2019

Judy A. Linton, 75, of Marengo, passed away December 9, 2019 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.

She was born February 26, 1944 in Logansport to parents, Harry Burton & Georgia M. (Knofel) Swafford. She married Herbert Stanley Linton July 8, 1984. Judy was a homemaker.

She is survived by her Husband, Herbert Linton of Marengo, and her Brother, Michael Swafford of Erie, MI.

She is preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Beverly Drummond and Sharon Wilburn; brothers, Jack, Harry and Gayle Swafford.

Cremation was chosen with burial at Riddle Cemetery of English at a later date.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.mcadamsmortuary.com

December 11, 2019

Verna Mainer

Jan. 17, 1939 — Dec. 09, 2019

Verna “Nancy” Mainer, 80, passed away peacefully in her sleep on December 9th at IU Health Bedford Campus.
She was born on January 17, 1939 in Reynoldsville, Illinois to Minnie and Lloyd Mainer. She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters – Oma Mainer, Freida Mainer, and Natalie Boyd, brothers – James Mainer and Everett “Butch” Mainer.

She is survived by her twin sister, Erma Foster, sister Maudie (Thomas) Kaufman of Pekin, IL and special nieces Lori (Mike) Jarrard and Jill Foster Sallee as well as several great nieces and nephews.

Nancy graduated from Shawnee High School in Wolf Lake, IL. She was a beautician, graduating from cosmetology school in Cape Girardeau, MO class of 1959. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and VFW.

Nancy was an animal lover and avid sports fans, especially her beloved IU Hoosiers. We will never forget her red velvet cake at Christmas, and her love for sweets will live on with her special recipe.

A grave side service for family and close friends will be held at Cresthaven Memory Gardens on Saturday, December 14th at 1:00 p.m. with Jim Crane officiating. Memorial contributions in Nancy’s honor can be made to the White River Humane Society of Bedford.

December 10, 2019

Howard Kidd

Sept. 10, 1952 — Dec. 08, 2019

Howard W. Kidd, 67, of Owensburg, passed away at 3:00 pm on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at his residence.

Born September 10, 1952 in Amhurst, Ohio, he was the son of Benjamin Harrison and Zadie Catherine (Foster) Kidd. He married Brenda Vincent on August 19, 1974 and she preceded him in death on December 20, 2007. He retired from Mineral Processing-Newco Metals as a quality control foreman-supervisor and attended Grace Baptist Church.

Survivors include daughters, Ellen Anderson and husband, Mark, of Lyons, Beth Adams and husband, Jeff, of Solsberry, Vonda Munoz, of Owensburg, Katherine Piland and husband, David, of Solsberry, Kimberly Kidd, of Bloomfield; a son, Shyler Vincent and wife, Sasha, of Lyons; twelve grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; three brothers, Homer, Harold, and Herman; two sisters, Helen and Hilda; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and a brother, Hurstel.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Friday, December 13th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Ashcraft Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Thursday, December 12th and from 12:00 noon until the hour of service on Friday, December 13th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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

Treva Baker

Nov. 04, 1938 — Dec. 08, 2019

Treva F. (Mayden) Baker, 81, of Bedford died at 11:20 pm on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at the St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford.

Born November 4, 1938 in Lawrence Co. she was the daughter of Homer and Lucille (Flinn) Mayden. She married Neil K. Baker on June 29, 1957 and he preceded her in death on November 15, 2006. She was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Christian Church and had attended Leatherwood Christian Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Kimberly Sykes of Bedford; her granddaughter Krista (Sykes) Blevins and her husband Kyle; two great grandchildren: Kamden and Karsyn Blevins, all of Bedford; one sister, Helen Lynch of Mitchell; one brother, Hank Mayden and his wife Susan, and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a son in law Scott Sykes, three sisters: Becky Stone, Mary Evelyn Holler, and Katie Deckard.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, December 11th at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Bedford with Pastor Sherman Thomas officiating. The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Leatherwood Christian Church.

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

Helen Key

April 02, 1921 — Dec. 07, 2019

Helen I. Key, 98, of Paoli, passed away December 7 at IU Health Paoli Hospital.

She was born April 2, 1921 in Valeene to parents, James E. & Ruth (Mowrer) Stroud. She married Roy Key, April 20, 1946. She was retired from Smith Cabinet Manufacturing Company of Salem & member of Paoli Church of Christ. Helen was also an avid quilter.

She is survived by her Son, Tim Key and wife, Susan, of Paoli, Daughter, Connie Key of Paoli, Grandchildren, Brad Clark of Bethany, MO, Mindi Magill of Orleans, Chad Clark of Jasper, Jay Clark of Hardinsburg, Daniel Key of Murfreesboro, TN and Rebecca Key of Orleans, 15 Great-Grandchildren, 1 Great-Great-Granddaughter, and several Nieces and Nephews.

Helen is preceded in death by: parents, husband, brothers- Howard Stroud and James R. Stroud and sisters- Pauline Pirtle & Eunice Key.

Visitation for Helen Key will be from 5-8pm Wednesday, December 11 at McAdams Mortuary. Funeral will be 11am Thursday, December 12 at the funeral home. Bro. Lee Collins will officiate. Burial will be in Paoli Community Cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.mcadamsmortuary.com

December 09, 2019

Amy Hubler

Dec. 08, 1974 — Dec. 06, 2019

Amy Michelle Hubler, 44, died at 2:50, pm on Friday, December 6, 2019 at her residence.

Born December 8, 1974 in Lawrence County she was the daughter of Elmer Beal and Brenda (Tincher) Terry. She married Larry Hubler on June 10, 2012 and he survives. Amy Loved spending time with her family, friends and her beloved dogs, Digger and Delila. She enjoyed all types of music and arts and crafts.

Survivors include her husband Larry of Bedford; a daughter, Brooke (Wagner) Moncada and her husband Josh of Rexburg, ID; her mother and stepfather, Brenda and Jerry Terry of Orleans; her father and stepmother, Elmer and Shirley Beal of Oolitic; two brothers: Kevin Mosier and wife Mindy of Williams, Jason Beal and wife Susan of FL; her maternal grandmother Nona Tincher of Bedford, a special cousin, Larry Borden, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Paige Beal, a sister, Shelia Mosier, her maternal grandfather Ermal Tincher, and her paternal grandparents, Elmer and Minnie Beal.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 am on Thursday, December 12th, 2019 in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in the Fayetteville Community Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Wednesday, December 11th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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

Olive Pruett

Oct. 17, 1925 — Dec. 06, 2019

Olive Bell Pruett age 94, of Shoals, passed away December 6, 2019 at the Loogootee Health and Rehab, in Loogootee.

She was born October 17, 1925 in Martin County to Claude and Mary (Kutch) Walton. She married William Russel Pruett on November 29, 1941 in Martin County and he survives. Olive attended Robison Grade School. She worked at Crane Navel Base during WWII in supplies, was employed at Washington Rubber Company and retired from Reliance (later known as Perfect Fit) in Loogootee. She attended the Church of the Cross in Shoals and was a member of the Washington Chapter #210 of the Eastern Star for 52 years.

Also surviving are two daughters, Mary Lynette Bauer and Katherina Jo Beard; one daughter-in-law, Linda Pruett of Denver, Colorado; grandchildren, Joshua Bauer and wife Rachel of Shoals, Jennifer Dearwester and husband Casey of Loogootee, Kaili, Kash and Kenna Beard of Sarasota, Florida, Chris Pruett of Evansville, William Trevor Pruett of Denver, Colorado, Andrea Lee Pruett and Lee Finley of Denver, Colorado. Seven great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren also survive.

She is preceded in death by two sons, Lonnie Russell Pruett and Kim Hobert Pruett.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Thursday at the Queen-Lee Chapel in Shoals with Pastor Brian Terry officiating. Burial will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison. Visitation will be 5-7 PM Wednesday at the funeral home with an Eastern Start Service at 7:00 PM.

The Queen-Lee Chapel of the Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes is in charge of the arrangements.

Condolences may be expressed at www.fergusonlee.com

Diana Johnson

Aug. 04, 1954 — Dec. 06, 2019

Diana R. Johnson, age 65, of Campbellsburg, passed away Friday, December 6 at her home.

Diana was born August 4, 1954 in Salem, Indiana the daughter of Esker Eugene and Barbara Cole Johnson. She was a member of Mt. Tabor Christian Church.

Diana is survived by her son: Tim Woods (Dawn) of Campbellsburg, daughter: Julie Freeman (Jessica) of Campbellsburg, brother: Michael Eugene Johnson, sister: Jeanie Dawna Regine Johnson, and grandchildren: Tyler Freeman, Owen Woods and Ava Woods.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

There will be a private memorial service.

Family and friends may share a memory or express condolences at  www.weathersfuneralhome.com

Jimmy Turner

Sept. 11, 1950 — Dec. 06, 2019

Jimmy Wayne Turner, 69, of North Vernon, passed away on Friday, December 6, 2019, in Jennings County.

Born September 11, 1950, in Bedford, he was the son of Raymond and Mary (Kern) Turner. He married Connie Stearns on November 21, 2012, in Seymour; she survives.

Jimmy worked as a carrier for the Columbus Republic for three years and had previously worked 10 years as the shipping supervisor at AISIN USA and 5 years shipping/receiving coordinator for R.R. Donnelly before retiring from there. He was a member of Trinity Chapel in Seymour. Jimmy served in the Indiana National Guard serving in Germany from 1969 until 1972. He enjoyed spending time with his grandkids and family, loved driving his Columbus Republic route, fishing, and attending church.

Surviving with his wife, Connie are sons, Scott Turner of Columbus, and Steven (Kassi) Pennycuff of North Vernon; daughters, Staci (Mark) Reynolds of Brownstown, and Deanna Pennycuff of Seymour; brother, Gary (Barbara) Turner of Bedford; sister, Karen (Charlie) Martin of Bedford; grandchildren, Chandler Turner of Columbus, Ashlyn Fox, Colton Fox, and Mark Reynolds Jr., all of Brownstown, Caleb Turner and Cayliegh Turner, both of Lexington, Jaelyn Reynolds of Medora, Alexandria Mills of Seymour, Abigail Pennycuff, Makenzie Snow and Branson Pennycuff, all of North Vernon; and great grandchild, Millison “Milli” Cunningham of Medora and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Doanne Turner.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 12, 2019, at Trinity Chapel in Seymour with Rev. Ryan Bradley and Rev. Larry Dolton officiating. Family and friends may call at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Service on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the church. Burial will be at 2:00 p.m. in the Hilltop Cemetery in Avoca.

Memorials may be made through the funeral home for expenses.

Leah Elliott

Oct. 11, 1948 — Dec. 07, 2019

Leah Jane Elliott, 71 of Paoli, Indiana, passed away Saturday December 7, 2019 at her residence.

She was born October 11, 1948 in Wetzel County, West Virginia to Floyd and Imogene LaMasters Quinn. She was married to Rick Elliott in 1982 and he precedes her in death.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; daughter, Melissa Jane Hobson; brother, Larry Bates; Terry & Gary Quinn; sister, Sandra Lockhart and JoAnne White.

Leah was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her friends and family. She also loved her dogs, children and grandchildren.

Survivors include: Father-In-Law, Rodger & Mother-In-law Bonnie Elliott of Paoli, Indiana, 1-Son: Chad Hobson of Paoli, Indiana, 1- Daughter: Belinda Blackburn of Paoli, Indiana, Surviving grandchildren are: Victoria Quinn Hobson, Paoli; Chase Hobson, Paoli; Zach Hobson, Paoli; Sahrayah Blackburn, Mitchell; Charli Hobson, Paoli; and Josi Hobson, Paoli, and one great-granddaughter Makaezli Jane Hobson, Paoli. Also surviving are family members, George and Kim Hobson and several nieces and nephews.

There will be no services.

Online Condolences may be made at www.dillmanscottfuneralhome.com

December 08, 2019

Russell Latimer

Russell W. Latimer of Dunedin, FL passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 3rd at his residence.

A lifelong resident of Bloomington, he leaves behind his wife of 63 years, Linda (Hawkins); two daughters, Trina Burkholder and Jennifer (Dave) Schmidt; and three grandsons, Kelly and Gus Burkholder and Garrett Stein.

Russell graduated from Bloomington High School in the class of 1950 where he played baseball. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1950 to 1954 during the Korean conflict. He was employed by RCA in Bloomington from 1954 until his retirement in 1992.

An avid golfer, he had 5 holes in one, won several flight championships in the Bloomington city tournament, and was still playing once a week at the time of his death. He pitched and umpired in the Bloomington City Slow Pitch league, and ushered at IU basketball and football games for many years.

Russell was also a great coach who taught and encouraged his daughters to play baseball, softball and golf, and always stressed playing by the rules. He was always quick with a joke, up for a game, and loved and was loved in return by all his family (and especially his 22 nephews and nieces) dearly.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Otho and Lola (Coker) Latimer; brothers and sisters, Julia, Louise, Sam, Jack and Raymond; and his daughter, Julie Latimer on October 29, 2019.

Graveside services will be held next summer at the Clear Creek Cemetery with the Reverend Mark Villanova officiating.

Marjorie Patton

March 23, 1938 — Dec. 05, 2019

Marjorie A. Martin Patton, 81, of Paoli, passed away December 5 at her home.

She was born March 23, 1938 in Edwardsville to parents, Herman & Jacie Miller Martin. Marjorie was a retired dental assistant for Dr. William Cromwell for 52 years. She was a member of Paoli United Methodist Church.

Survivors include: Daughters,  Deborah Fugate & Companion, Stephen Sneed of Paoli, Wanda Mohlenbruck of Beardstown, IL & Sghelda Hostetler & husband, Joseph of Evansville,  Grandchildren, Ashley Hentz of Georgetown, Ray Thomas Knight of Reynolds, IL, Jacob Fugate of Bloomington, Niles Hostetler of Evansville, Eli Mohlenbruck of Beardstown, IL & Nolan Hostetler of Indianapolis, 3 Great-Grandchildren, Sister, Mary Alice Carraway of Paoli, Brothers, Clarence Martin of Paoli & Raymond Martin of Clarksville.

She is preceded in death by her parents & brother, Roger Martin.

Funeral for Marjorie A. Martin Patton will be 11am Monday, December 9 at McAdams Mortuary. Pastor LaMont Bonath & Bro. Harvey McAdams will officiate. Friends may call from 4-8pm Sunday, December 8 at the funeral home and after 9am Monday, until the service time.

Memorial contributions may be made to Paoli Community Food Pantry 728 W. Main St., Paoli IN 47454 or Alzheimers Association at alz.org

Online condolences may be expressed at www.mcadamsmortuary.com

Gunner Wilson

Nov. 30, 2019 — Nov. 30, 2019

Gunner Edwin Wilson was born prematurely on November 30, 2019 in I.U. Health, Methodist Hospital. He put up a valiant fight for 9 hours before succumbing to his complications.

Gunner is survived by his mother, Kady Renee Wilson of Bloomington; his father, John Thomas Rogers of Lawrence County; his grandfather, Marcus (wife Heather) Bell of Mitchell; and several aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his great grandparents, Willie and Marion Smith; and his grandmother, Shelly Smith.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 1:00 PM with Pastor Michael Douglas officiating in Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, 700 W Gourley Pike, burial will follow in Valhalla Memory Gardens. There will be a gathering of family and friends prior to services on Tuesday from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

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

Cheryl Strickler

Cheryl Ellen (Mitchell) Strickler, 63, of Columbus, died Thursday. Cremation is planned. Arrangements by Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home in Columbus.

Wilma Holtsclaw

Wilma Jean (Hopkins) Holtsclaw, 86, of Bloomington, died Thursday. Graveside services are noon Wednesday at Clear Creek Cemetery. Arrangements by Allen Funeral Home and Crematory in Bloomington.

December 07, 2019

Mary Hughes

Sept. 30, 1945 — Dec. 04, 2019

Mary E. Hughes, 74, of Owensburg, passed away on December 4, 2019 surrounded by her family.

Born September 30, 1945 in Jefferson County, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Nay and Glena Mirl (Sowders) Vincent. On June 29, 1964 she married Ronald Dale Hughes and he passed away December 20, 1969.

She was employed at Carpenters in Mitchell for more than 25 years, when she retired and became a home health care provider.

Surviving relatives include: two daughters, Veronica (Tom) Settles and Tammy (Bryan) Woodall; two sons, Ronnie (Lisa) Hughes and Harold (Veida) Hughes; two brothers, Carl (Marsha) Vincent and Fonda (Becky) Vincent; twelve grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Dale Hughes, one daughter, Allicia Benton, four sisters, Mary Catherine Vincent, Dorothy Alton, Bessie Workman and Brenda Kidd, one brother, Ray Lee “Luke” Vincent, one grandson, Ronald “Booger” Hughes and her parents.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield, with Harold Godsey officiating. Interment will follow in Patton Hill cemetery in rural Lawrence County.

Public visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday and 1 hour prior to services on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Online condolences to the family are available at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com.

Josie Lenhart

July 10, 1925 — Nov. 22, 2019

Josie A. Lenhart, formerly of Orleans, passed away on Friday, Nov. 22 in Buena Park, CA.

Josie A. Bell Lenhart was born July 10, 1925 to James and Lola Hawk Bell. She graduated from Orleans High School in 1943. Josie worked at Sears and United Parcel Service for many years while living in Buena Park, CA.

Survivors include a son, Carl Lenhart (Margo) and Daughter, Becky Munstock (Jon); four grandchildren, Talisin Lenhart, Tristan Lenhart, Tiffany De Bordes and Mike Ortiz and two sisters, Mary Alice Martin of Bloomington, IN and Shirley Bishop of Orleans.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Robert and James.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, Dec. 7 at 1:00 PM at Fairview Cemetery.

Online condolences may be offered at www.ochstetrick.net

Larry Russell

July 29, 1943 — Dec. 06, 2019

In loving memory of Larry G. Russell. Larry Russell age 76, of Campbellsburg, passed away peacefully December 6, 2019.

Mr. Russell was born July 29, 1943 in Campbellsburg, the son of Paul G. Russell and Nina Brewer Russell. He was a member of Mount Carmel Christian Church. Larry was a farmer most of his life. He loved riding his horses and mules on trail rides.

He is survived by his wife: Mary Jane Green Russell they were married March 6, 1965. He is also survived by one son: Eric Russell (Billie Jo), a grandson: Xander Russell, one sister: Janet Russell, one brother: Irvin Russell, and several nieces and nephews.

Larry is preceded in death by one brother: Paul Russell Jr., three sisters: Mary Ellen, Mildred, and Jewell Russell, and his parents.

There will be a memorial service at a later date.

Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.weathersfuneralhome.com

December 06, 2019

Marguerite Schroeder

July 19, 1923 — Dec. 04, 2019

Mrs. Marguerite (Schoffner) Schroeder, age 96, of Bedford, Indiana, formerly of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on July 19, 1923 in Vevay, Indiana. She was the loving daughter of the late, Clyde and Bernadine (McKay) Schoffner. She was raised on Popcorn Ridge and later moved on Ferry Street in Vevay, Indiana and was a 1942 graduate of the Vevay High School where she sang in the traveling chorus.

Marguerite was united in marriage to Harold C. Schroeder on May 17, 1944, in Madison, Indiana. This happy union was blessed with a son, Harlan Wayne and a daughter, Arlene Ann. Marguerite and Harold shared 58 years of marriage together until he passed away on July 6, 2002.

Marguerite was employed as a clerk for the Vevay Package Store from 1940 – 1943. She was later employed for Sullivan’s Pharmacy from 1944 – 1946. She helped farm the family farm in Patriot, Indiana from 1946 – 1969. She was formerly employed from 1970 – 1977 for Consolidated Sales Company in Louisville, Kentucky. Marguerite moved back to the Vevay community and co-owned and co-operated with her husband Swiss Arms Apartments from 1972 – 1997 and was employed for Sullivan’s Pharmacy from 1970 until the 1990’s.

Marguerite was a member of the Bennington Order of Eastern Star Chapter No.407, Switzerland County Athletic Club and Vevay Tri-Kappa. She also held membership in the Concord (Presbyterian) Community Church where she sang in the choir and played the piano and later became a member of the Switzerland Baptist Church. Marguerite was a wonderful cook and enjoyed IU basketball, playing cards and working puzzles. She will be lovingly remembered as a happy, kind lady with a beautiful smile and a warm heart. Marguerite passed away at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at the Bliss Place in Bedford, Indiana.

Marguerite will be missed by her son, Harlan Schroeder and his wife, Cheri of Evansville, IN; her daughter, Arlene Ann Brim and her husband, Jeff of Bedford, IN; her grandchildren, Jared Schroeder and his wife, Emily of Vevay, IN, Natasha McMillin and her husband, Jud of Brookville, IN, Elizabeth Brim of Washington, D.C., and Abigail Brim of Bedford, IN; her great-grandchildren, Olivia, Liam, Jasper, Knox and Amelia; her sister, Ruth (Schoffner) Wentworth of Erlanger, KY and her nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Bernadine (McKay) Schoffner; her husband, Harold C. Schroeder; her sister, Norma Jean Schoffner; her sisters-in-law, Irene Smith and her husband, Paul and Vera McSwain and her husband, Russell; her nephews, Kevin McSwain and Todd Wentworth and her niece, Paula Smith-Mohr.

Friends may call 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Saturday, December 7, 2019, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, December 7, 2019, at 1:00 p.m., by Rev. Wayne Daugherty at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.

Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Switzerland Baptist Church. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com

Mamie “Lorrain” Jarman Emmons

Oct. 11, 1922 — Nov. 28, 2019

Born in the town of Tremont, Itawamba Co., Mississippi on October 11, 1922. She passed on to God Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 2019. She was 97 years old.

After moving from California, she lived in Bedford, Indiana, on Kenray Lake for more than 20 years prior to moving into assisted living in October of 2017.

Earlier in life, Lorrain worked 12 years as Nurses Aid at a Senior Care Facility in California, where she enjoyed caring for and helping elderly patients. She enjoyed gardening and took pride in her home on the lake. She always had pets around her and spoiled them to their joy AND HERS. Lorrain loved country music and danced as long as she could. In California, she and her husband were regulars at the now famous Palomino Club, where all the greats in country music were known to have played. Elvis Presley was one of her favorite singers along with Tammy Wynette, who was also born in the same little town as Lorrain, Tremont, Mississippi.

She was a strong religious soul and prayed to God every able day of her life. Over the years as her son, I would hear from everyone who knew or met her say, “She’s one of the kindest and sweetest people there is”.

She is survived by her son Jerry Emmons of New Mexico; grandsons, Spencer Emmons of California and Marshall C. Fletcher of Bedford, Indiana. She was deeply appreciated and loved by the people who shared time with her and will be missed by all of the many nieces, nephews and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth James Emmons; daughter, Mrs. Jannice K. Fletcher; mother, Lydia Luella and father William Floyd Jarman; sisters; Mrs. Lara Wilma Baldwin, Mrs. Thelma Jewell Horton, Mrs. Edna Mae Ryan; brothers; Howard Billy Jarman, James “Bert” Jarman, Cecil Leroy Jarman, Otho Earl Jarman, Everett Jarman, and Floyd Lee “Sandy” Jarman.

Her Jarman family can be traced to North West Wales, 1629. They immigrated to North Carolina sometime in the early 1600’s.

A memorial service for her is being planned for next spring at the Jarman Family Cemetery in Arkansas. Arrangement are under the direction of the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes in Bedford, Indiana.

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

Marjorie Rutherford

July 28, 1928 — Dec. 04, 2019

Miss Marjorie “Margie” J. Rutherford age 91 of Salem, passed away Wednesday, December 4 at Meadowview Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Miss Rutherford was born July 28, 1928 in Washington County the sixth child of James Harley and Mabel Weston Rutherford. She was born at home on the family farm in Delaney’s Creek bottoms. Margie is a lifelong resident of Washington County, having lived on the farm that her great-grandfather William Weston homesteaded in 1852, until the age of 87 when she moved to town.

She was baptized at Crossroads Baptist Church, and was a member of Blue River Friends Church. Margie enjoyed her rose bush and other flowers, along with sitting on her enclosed front porch in the sun.

Margie is survived by one sister: Dorene Rutherford of Salem, with whom she has lived every day of her life with. She is also survived by one brother: Howard Rutherford (Carmen) of Orleans, four nieces, eight nephews, thirty great-nieces & nephews, and nine great-great-nieces & nephews.

She is preceded in death by four brothers: Volney, James, Murl, and Everett Rutherford, three sisters: Flossie Louise Collins, Stella Bridgewater, and her infant sister at birth, a great-nephew: Noah Bridgewater, and her parents.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 10 at 1PM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mt. Hebron Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 10AM-until time of service at the funeral home.

Condolences may be offered at www.weathersfuneralhome.com

Myra Chastain

Jan. 10, 1948 — Dec. 05, 2019

Myra Kay (Clemons) Chastain, 71, of Bedford, passed away Thursday, December 5, 2019 at Garden Villa in Bedford.

Born January 10, 1948 in Bedford, she was the daughter of Albert and Gwendolyn (Martin) Clemons. She married Duane Chastain and he survives.

Myra worked at RCA and Cook. She was also a member of the Moose Lodge.

Surviving her are husband and his children, Madelyn (Lee) Nelson, Marilyn (Adam) Wessell, Elizabeth Chastain; siblings, Wilma Griffin, Judy Sater, Juanita Adkins; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; special niece, Tammy Stalcup Williams, as well as several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and her favorite dogs Molly and Bucky.

She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Kathleen Hurt, Louise Axsom, Martha Bireley, Albert Clemons, Jr., and Brenda Stalcup.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, December 9, 2019 at Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes with Robbie Hurt officiating. Burial will follow in Valhalla Memory Gardens in Bloomington.

Visitation will be from 1 – 5 P.M. on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at the funeral home.

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

December 05, 2019

Warren Smith

Aug. 22, 1928 — Dec. 03, 2019

Warren L. Smith, 91, of Bedford went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday night at White River Lodge Nursing and Rehabilitation in Bedford.

Born August 22, 1928 in Martin County, IN, he was the son of Otho and Addie Mae (Smoot) Smith. Warren married Janet Kirk on Jan. 27, 1956 and she survives. He was a member of the National Guard where he was the Co. Commander of the 38th Tank Battalion, serving from June 23, 1948 until his retirement with the rank of Captain, on December 5, 1969. He was a member of the First Christian Church for over 60 years where he served as Deacon and the church league basketball coach.

Survivors include his wife, Janet, of Bedford; one daughter, Polly McCune and husband Rod, of Norwalk, OH; one grandson, Tyler Kirk O’Neal and wife Laura, of Alexandria, VA; one granddaughter, Kylie Marie Sisi and husband Angelo, of Cape Coral, FL; one great-granddaugther, Kinsley Sisi, and another arriving in May; sister-in-laws, Martha Ferguson, of Bloomington, Mary Jo Lysher and husband David, of Bradenton, FL, and Norma Smith, of Bloomington; brother-in-law, Kenny Kirk, Unionville, IN; several beloved nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Perry Kirk Smith; father and mother-in law, Earl and Louise Kirk; two brothers, Chester Ray Smith who lost his life in WWII, and Lowell Smith; two sisters, Charlotte and her husband Bill Lewis, and Janice Blackwell and her husband Jack; brother-in-law Jack Ferguson; sister-in-law Erma McCartor and husband Don.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 9, 2019 in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Chaplain Kevin Carty and Brother Bruce Becker officiating.  Burial will follow Cresthaven Memory Gardens.  Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Sunday, December 8, 2019. In lieu of flowers, please consider contributions to the Indiana Parkinson Foundation, www.indianaparkinson.org. Our thanks to the White River Lodge for the love and care that Warren received.

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

Marcia Pruett

May 22, 1926 — Dec. 03, 2019

Marcia Arlene Pruett, 93, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at Mitchell Manor.

Born May 22, 1926, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of George W. and Nellie (Love) Bush. She married Kenneth E. Pruett September 27, 1947, and he preceded her in death March 26, 1988.

Marcia was a homemaker and enjoyed taking care of her grandbabies. She was a member of Jacob Finger United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women. Marcia was a 1944 graduate of Mitchell High School.

Survivors include her son, Gary (Donna) Pruett of Mitchell; granddaughters, Amy (Richard) Coleman of Knoxville, Tennessee, Melissa VanAntwerp of Annandale, Virginia, Laura (Shaun Elliott) VanAntwerp of Annandale, Virginia, Sarah (Phillip) Ashley of Alexandra, Virginia, Betsy (Bill) Wolf of Knoxville, Tennessee, and Holly (Clint) Sharp of Seymour, Tennessee; and seven great grandchildren.

Her parents; husband; daughter, Cynthia “Cindy” VanAntwerp; son, Warren Jay Pruett; and siblings, Donald Bush, Mildred Ruth Reynolds, and Ada Brown, preceded her in death.Funeral service will be at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, December 7, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Kevin Andry officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. until the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

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

Kenneth Brinegar

Aug. 08, 1935 — Dec. 04, 2019

Kenneth Lee Brinegar, 84, of Vincennes, Indiana, passed away, December 4, 2019 at his home.

Kenny was born August 8, 1935 in Martin County, Indiana to Joseph and Ilene Brinegar. He graduated from Shawswick High School in 1954. On November 24th, 1954, he married his high school sweetheart and love of his life Frankie Sue Johnson who preceded him in death. Kenny was employed with Texas Gas and retired before taking up another career as a licensed plumber with Vincennes University where he retired as well. After the death of his wife in 2010, he remarried in 2014 to Carol Howerton. He spent most of his weekends working around the house and his well kept yard. He also enjoyed watching sports and the local news. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren whenever he could.

Kenny is survived by his current wife Carol Howerton Brinegar, his four Sons and their spouses, Ken and Lisa Brinegar of Alpharetta, GA; Karl and Leah Brinegar of Bedford; Kevin and JoEllen Brinegar of Bedford; Kurt and Tracy Brinegar of Terre Haute; ten grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren; One sister Carole Baker and one brother Larry Brinegar both of Bedford.

He was preceded in death by a brother Donnie Brinegar.

Graveside services will be held at Clover Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg, IN on Friday, December 6th at 1:00pm.

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

Phillip Kibler

June 04, 1947 — Nov. 12, 2019

Phillip “Pippy” Kibler, 72, of Ocala, FL formerly of Paoli passed away November 12, 2019.

e was born June 4, 1947 in Bedford, IN to parents, Wendell H.& Frances (Scarlett) Kibler. He was veteran of the U.S. Army Reserve. Kibler was retired from Farm Bureau Insurance, former manager at Duffy’s Restaurant and Owner and Operator of Kibler’s on the square both formerly of Paoli. He formerly sat on the board of directors for the Paoli Chamber of Commerce, acted as chairman for the local festival committee, active with the Paoli Alumni Association, former Paoli High School Board member, and had been a Paoli Band Booster for the last 36 years.

He is survived by, Companion of 15 years, Rob Meeks of Ocala, FL, Son, Kyle Kibler of Paoli, Daughter, Kami Kibler (Bruiser) of Paoli, Grandchildren, Kole Kibler of Terre Haute, Kayle Kibler, Emmett Dunn & Makena Dunn all of Paoli.

A Celebration of Life service will from 4-7pm Friday December 6 at McAdams Mortuary. A reception will follow at Porky’s BBQ of Paoli. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to PHS Class of 1965 C/O Janis Easterday, 2870 N. Co. Rd. 500, Orleans, IN 47452 or to the American Heart Association at donatenow.heart.org

Condolences may be expressed at www.mcadamsmortuary.com

December 04, 2019

Ralph Holler

April 08, 1931 — Dec. 02, 2019

Ralph Eugene Holler, 88, passed away Monday, December 2, 2019, at Mitchell Manor.

Born April 8, 1931, in Saltillo, he was the son of Otho and Ida (Clark) Holler. The mother of his children was Dorothy Purlee whom he married on June 15, 1951, and she died March 9, 2016. His second marriage was to Martha J. (Jolliff) Brooks October 8, 1967, and she preceded him in death April 19, 2017.

Ralph retired from Carpenter Body Works and delivered school buses all over the United States. He owned R&M Bicycle Shop. Ralph was a member of the Quaker Church, and enjoyed traveling, especially on trains.

Surviving are his children, Charles (Susie) Holler of Bloomington, Joan Hawkins of Campbellsburg,  stepchildren, Neysa Mitchell of Fayetteville, Tom Brooks of Mitchell, Dan Brooks of Mitchell, 16 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, a great great grandson, and a brother, Robert Holler of Salem.

His parents; son, Raymond Lee Holler; grandchildren, Julie Marie Ridener, Travis Duncan, and Harvey Duncan; great grandchildren, Dottie Jo Holler and Logan Farler; and sister, Juanita Holler, preceded him in death.

Graveside service will be in Mitchell Cemetery at a later date.

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

Benedict Joseph Dulaski II

May 08, 1938 — Nov. 28, 2019

Benedict Joseph Dulaski II (“Ben”) passed from this life Nov. 28, 2019. He was the son of Benedict Joseph Dulaski and Virginia Cunningham. Ben was born May 8, 1938, in Helsinki, Finland of American parents.

In July 1962, he married Christine Faye Harms. His daughter, Meredith Lynne Dulaski, was born July 15, 1969 and his son, Eric Benedict Dulaski, was born Dec. 19, 1972.

He was married to Linda Clark Jones and lived in Bedford for nearly 10 years. At Little Theatre of Bedford, he performed in several productions, including the lead in “Father of the Bride.”

He and Karen K. Temple were married in 2005 in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.

“Brilliant, generous, genuine, caring, fiercely loyal, adventurous, gentle, irreverent, gregarious, charming, whimsical, wit, a mensch” were some of the many descriptions given by Ben’s friends and family.

Ben is Survived by his wife, Karen K Temple; his children, Meredith L. Dulaski Scheopner, Holly Springs, NC and Eric B. Dulaski (Allison), Fuquay Varina, NC; his sister, Ilona Dulaski Wilhams, Annapolis, MD; his beloved grandchildren, Paige, Logan and Mason; and six stepchildren, Chris (Jocelyn) Jones, Chicago, IL, Karen Jones, Fort Wayne, IN, Craig (Kathleen) Jones, West Lafayette, IN, Scott Temple Robertson, Grand Rapids, MI, Stephanie Temple Robertson, Aurora, CO, and Drew Alderson, Aurora, CO. He is also survived by his faithful dog, Annie.

Visitation will be at Hampton Gentry Funeral Home in Plainfield, Indiana, Dec. 6 from 4 to 8 p.m.  A memorial service will be held Dec. lat 11 am. Ben will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society or to the Nature Conservancy.

December 03, 2019

Absalom Williams

June 05, 1941 — Nov. 29, 2019

Absalom Fay Williams Ph.D., 78, passed away peacefully in his home November 29, 2019.

A native of Martin County and Huron High School class of 1959, Absalom attended Purdue University where he received a doctorate in Biology specializing in plant genetics and met the love of his life and wife of 49 years, Joyce. While raising their family, Absalom taught at Roger Williams College in Rhode Island, returned to Indiana to care for his parents and their farm and eventually settled in Bloomington, Indiana where he most recently retired from Ivy Tech Community College after many joyful years of teaching biology. A life-long learner, Absalom loved to read, write and experiment in the sciences and instilled that sense of wonder about the world in his children and grandchildren. Absalom was a faithful member and retired deacon of the Southern Hills Church of Christ.

Survivors include sons, Adam and Daniel Williams; daughter, Mary Ellen (Williams) Ulmet; sister, Ann (Williams) Hogston and family; son-in-law Thomas Ulmet and three grandchildren, Justice, Autumn and Marvel Ulmet, who added so much joy to his waning years. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Joyce in 2014 and cherished daughter, Dove (Williams) Boone in 2016.

Visitation will be on Friday from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at Southern Hills Church of Christ, 1030 W. Country Club Drive, Bloomington, IN 47403

Services will be 1:00 pm Friday at the church with Brother Pat Arthur officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Williams, IN. Memorial contributions may be given to Southern Hills Church of Christ.

Memories of Absalom and condolences to his family may be given at www.thefuneralchapel.net

John Barnhart

Nov. 04, 1956 — Nov. 29, 2019

John M. Barnhart, 63, of Orleans passed away November 29 at Memorial Hospital of Jasper.

He was born November 4,1956 in Long Beach California. His parents were Robert & Beverly Gene Talbot Barnhart. He married Mary Morehead August 23, 1999. Barnhart was formerly the general manager for Denny’s restaurant of French Lick. He is a member of Central Baptist Church of Paoli.

He is survived by his Wife, Mary Barnhart of Orleans, Sons, Bryan Freeze & wife, Catey Mae of Jasper, Damon Freeze & wife, Kara of Jasper, John Robert Barnhart of Vincennes & Adam Barnhart of Orleans, Step-Sister, Daryl Porter of Oregon, Step-Brothers, Jerry, Brad & Steven Garrison, and one Grandson.

He is preceded in death by- step-mother, Joann Barnhart.

Funeral for John M. Barnhart will be 2pm Saturday, December 7 at Central Baptist Church. Friends may call at the church from 12pm until the service time at 2pm. Pastor John Hutcheson will officiate.A meal will follow after the service. Cremation was chosen.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions should be made to Central Baptist Church, 156 Linden St. Paoli, IN 47454.

Danny Turpin

July 11, 1946 — Nov. 26, 2019

Danny Lee Turpin, 73, of Mooresville, went to be with the lord on Tuesday, November 26th, 2019.

He was born July 11th, 1946 in Bedford to Wayne Turpin and Winnie (Strunk) Vansant. He was a resident of Mooresville for most of his life.

Danny is survived by his two loving children, Suzanne (Terry) Mobley of Indianapolis, and Brandon Turpin of Plainfield; four grandchildren, Victoria (Austin) Collier of Indianapolis, Amanda (William) Burnell of Richmond, Gabrielle Mobley of Indianapolis, and Falyn Turpin of Indianapolis; two great grandchildren, Chase and Hayden Collier; and one sister, Debi Burnside of Mooresville. Danny is preceded in death by both of his parents and one brother, Robert Turpin.

Danny was a 1964 graduate of Mooresville High School. Danny worked for General Motors Allison Transmission Division as a job setter for 38 years and retired in 2005. He was a member of the Mooresville Free Methodist Church in Mooresville. Danny was an avid golfer for many years, until back problems prevented him from swinging a club. He adored his dog Angel and rain or shine would take her to the park at least twice a day. Danny was honest, loving and loved his church. He also loved spending time with his family. He had a great work ethic. He also was a very involved member of Mooresville Jaycees in his younger years. He volunteered for Gleaners Food Bank and Churches in Mission.

Family and friends may show their love and support from 4-7 p.m. on Monday, December 2nd with a memorial service to be officiated by Jon Stemerick that will follow at 7 p.m. at Jones Family Mortuary in Mooresville.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Mooresville Free Methodist Church, 20 Star Lane, Mooresville, Indiana 46158.

To send a condolence to the family or to share a story about Danny, please visit: www.jonesfamilymortuary.com

Amel Robertson

Jan. 21, 1960 — Nov. 28, 2019

Amel Dee Robertson, 59, passed away Thursday, November 28, 2019, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born January 21, 1960, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Donald Earl and Betty June (Tolbert) Robertson. Amel had been employed at Indiana Limestone and Mitchell Transport. He loved fishing, mushroom hunting, and John Deere, and enjoyed going to truck shows. Amel was a 1978 graduate of Mitchell High School.

Surviving are his children, Ben Robertson of Bedford, Heather Laster of Bedford, Amy Robertson of Williams, 4 grandchildren, 1 great grandson, brothers, Larry Robertson of Fayetteville, Jerry Robertson of Bedford, Donald Robertson of Mitchell, and Albert Robertson of Mitchell.

His parents preceded him in death.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Thursday, December 5, at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.chastainfuneralhome.com

Connie Lane

Connie L. (Deckard) Lane age 67 of Mitchell passed away at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville at 1:54 Pm on November 25, 2019. Cremation was chosen with burial in Hanson Cemetery at a later date. Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Verlin Keith

Verlin Keith age 71 of Bedford passed away on November 26, 2019 at his residence. Cremation with no services was chosen.  Arrangements by Cresthaven Funeral Home.

December 02, 2019

Larry Maddox

April 26, 1942 — Nov. 30, 2019

Larry Ray Maddox, 77, of Bedford, died on November 30, 2019 at his residence.

Born April 26, 1942, he was the son of Ray and Esta Maddox. He married Monta Rose Gabbert and she survives. He retired as a machine repairman from General Motors. Larry was a member of the UAW, and the White River Valley Antique Association.

Survivors include his wife, Monta Rose Maddox; three sons, Rick Maddox and wife Robin of Bedford, Kelly Maddox of Bedford, and Joey Maddox and wife Candi of Mitchell; eleven grandchildren, Whitney, Audrey and husband Logan, Austin, Hunter, Haley, Tylor, Aimee, Lindsey, Marissa, Zeke, and Zoey. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 am on Thursday, December 5th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day&Carter Mortuary with Austin Maddox officiating. Burial will follow in Clover Hill Cemetery with Rick, Kelly, Joey, Austin, Hunter, Tylor, Zeke, Logan, and Nathan as pallbearers.

Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, December 4th at the Day&Carter Mortuary, and from 10:00 am until the hour of service on Thursday. Memorial contributions may be made to either the White River Humane Society or Wildcare, Inc. in Bloomington.

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

Roger Sovern

July 07, 1944 — Nov. 28, 2019

Roger Sovern, 75, Norman Station, rode to his “End of The Trail” Nov. 28,2019.

He was born July 7,1944 to Robert and Ruth Sovern of Jackson County. Roger worked 30 plus years at Cummins in Columbus. He enjoyed raising a big garden, hunting, fishing, as well as raising and riding horses. He started Circle S Horse Camp in Norman, where he enjoyed sitting around the campfire tellin’ tall tales and sharing a jar of cowboy creek water, hence the tall tales.

He is survived by his wife Slim Sovern, his brother Randell Sovern of Scipio, who he aggravated relentlessly into adulthood, his little sister Tanya Sovern of Norman who he taught to cuss and spit at a young age, 3 daughters, 3 grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, many friends and his faithful sidekick Dottie Dee.

Roger was preceded in death by his parents, brother Bob (Bud), and 2 daughters: Ragina and Robin.

Viewing will be Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home in Heltonville. A Celebration of Life will be at a later date with a tree planting at that time.

Marian Pettyjohn

Aug. 30, 1931 — Nov. 30, 2019

Marian G. Pettyjohn, 88, of Bedford, died at 6:18 am on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Garden Villa Nursing Home Bedford.

Born August 20, 1931 in Linton, she was the daughter of Ora and Jennie (Ford) Roberts. She married Robert Pettyjohn and he preceded her in death on April 2, 2014. She worked at Sarkes Tarzian and was owner/operator of Marian’s Homecooking in Oolitic.

Survivors include one daughter, Cheryl Kyle and husband Jeremy of Bedford; two sons, Larry Holmes and wife Donna of Bedford, Robert Holmes of Bedford; five grandchildren, Brad Holmes and wife Heather, JR Holmes and wife Shelly, Ashley White and husband Ben, Nichole Ashcraft and husband John, and Lillianne Holmes; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother, Marvin Roberts, and one sister, Betty Roberts.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, December 3rd at Owensburg Cemetery. Burial will follow in Owensburg Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday, December 3rd from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm at the Day&Carter Mortuary.

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

Christopher Jones

Christopher Allen Jones, 56, of Bedford, died Sunday, Nov. 17. Arrangements by Day & Carter Mortuary. A committal service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Fayetteville Community Cemetery.

December 01, 2019

Theresa Chambon

Jan. 27, 1936 — Nov. 29, 2019

Theresa “Joyce” Keane Chambon age 83 of Bedford passed away on Friday November 29, 2019 at 4:45 Am at Stonebridge Health Campus.

She was born in Gary, Indiana on January 27, 1936 to Nick Ross and Elvira (Cesario) Ross.  Joyce worked at Indiana University Alumni Office and retired from the Registrar Office at Vincennes University.

Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Chambon,  parents, and her brother, Lou Ross.

Survivors include one daughter, Lisa Keane Wagner and husband Tim of Bloomington, one son William “Bill” Keane and Tracy Fields of Bloomington, two grandsons, Nick Ackerman of Bloomington and Zack Wagner of Bloomington, two nephews, Andy and Chris Ross.

Funeral services will be on Monday December 2, 2019 at 11:30 AM at Cresthaven Funeral Home, with Grant Quimby officiating, entombment will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be on Monday December 2nd, from 9:30 AM until service time at 11:30 AM at Cresthaven Funeral Home.

Marie Dunlap

Feb. 11, 1949 — Nov. 29, 2019

Marie E. (Rajotte) Dunlap, 70, of Bedford died at 2:22 pm on Friday, November 29, 2019.

Born February 11, 1949 in Amesbury, MA she was the daughter of Leon and Florence (Germyn) Rajotte. She married Richard “Dick” Dunlap on October 23, 1987 and he survives. Marie was a Registered Nurse for 27 years at the Bedford Medical Center. In 2012 she graduated from St. Mary of the Woods College with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, then went on to get her master’s degree in social work from IUPUI gradating in May 2017, she then went to work for the Stone City Counseling Center. Marie was a member of the Dive Christian Church, Bedford Center for Women’s Ministry, President of Christian Motorcycles Association, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, and the Legion Riders.

Survivors include her husband Dick of Bedford, her children: Stacie Bennett of Ellettsville, Bryce Bennett and wife Marci of Bedford, Dichol Partlow and husband Jonathon of Noblesville, and Aimee Dunlap of Bedford; five grandchildren: Seylor, Cage, and Amelia Partlow, Brynlea, and Kaedyn Bennett; one brother, Albert Rajotte and wife Gerri of Englewood, FL; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 am on Wednesday, December 4th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Joe McAdams officiating.

Visitation will be from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Tuesday, December 3rd and from 10:00 am until the hour of service on Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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

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

Ann Duggan

June 20, 1931 — Nov. 11, 2019

The family and friends of Ann Duggan mourn her passing. Born June 20, 1931 into the family of James M. and Lois Pettijohn in Chicago, Illinois. Entered into Eternal Rest Veterans Day November 11, 2019 at Autumn Hills, Bloomington, Indiana.

Her memory will be cherished by children, Barry M. Duggan, Lynn S. Duggan, Debra A. Duggan, and Cassandra R. Duggan; grandchildren, Arren I. Duggan, Eli Duggan-Daniels, and Cordelia Duggan-Daniels; nieces and nephews, Gary and Donna West, Woodly and Maxi West, Susan and Charles Callanan, Amy and Robert Rae, Susan and Richard Barnett, Jay Pettijohn, Mike Pettijohn, sister-in-law– Alice Pettijohn.

She is reunited in the presence of our Heavenly Father with her beloved husband, LTC Donal F. Duggan; both parents, James M. And Lois Pettijohn; brother, Richard Pettijohn; mother-in-law, Naomi Braddock; father-in-law, Wayne L. Braddock; brother-in-law, Robert West; sister-in-law, Norma West.

Among Ann’s greatest accomplishments: Being a perfect, kind-hearted daughter to James M. and Lois Pettijohn. Being a great wife to Don Duggan, FOUR wonderful, well-raised and well-behaved Children, BEING a Wonderful Grandmother to Three Perfect Grandchildren.Taking care of a husband and 4 children while doing three tours in Germany– 4 years- Occupation Army in Nuremberg, 1 year in Freiburg im Br., many many years in Heidelberg– Working and retiring at the Heidelberg University’s Seminary for Romantic languages (handling some of the oldest books in the world) as their best ever Secretary/Librarian! Surviving many years of vascular dementia and making Heaven her home, as of November 11th, 2019.

Our Mother, Ann Duggan will be forever appreciated and missed.

Inurnment at Arlington National Cemetery to be announced.

Condolences may be offered at indianagreenburials.com

Mary Schumacher

Oct. 10, 1931 — Nov. 26, 2019

Mary Catherine “Cay” Schumacher passed away November 26, 2019 at the IU Health Hospice House.

She was born October 10, 1931 in Dayton, OH and was the daughter of Philip and Marguerete (Wells) Ochs. She graduated from Bath Township High School, Fairborn, OH in 1949 followed by a year at Miami Jacob’s Business College, Dayton, OH. She worked at Wright Patterson Air Force Base where she met her beloved husband Jim and were married September 14, 1958 in Fariborn, OH.

Because of Jim’s military career, from 1958-1972, they lived in Lybia, Germany, Turkey, Glendale, AZ and Sumter, SC. They ended up in Bloomington in the 1970’s. Mary Cay worked for several years for IU Women’s Athletic Department and Campus Food Services. She was a longtime member of Fairview United Methodist Church where she was a member of the choir and a circle group, and developed lifelong friendships.

Mary Cay was preceded in death by her parents and sister Judy Garrison.

She is survived by brothers-in-law, Walt Garrison, York, SC and Philip Schumacher, El Mirage, AZ; sisters-in-law Pam Schumacher, Lincoln, NE and Sharon Schumacher, Sun City, AZ; several nieces and nephews; lifelong friends Margie and Wendell Bogner, Centennial, CO; surrogate son, Joe Boes of Bloomington whom she fondly referred to as her POA.

It took a village to care for Mary Cay upon Jim’s passing and want to thank Phyllis and Ron Frasier, Darlene Harbuck, Nancy Allerhand, and Christine & Allen DeForest for their timeless energy, love, and support. One of Mary Cay’s greatest passions was talking. She never met a stranger and could talk to friends for hours on the phone or in person. She could even talk to Alexa!

Visitation will be Wednesday, December 4, 2019 from Noon-2 p.m. with services following at 2 p.m. at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third St. Bloomington. Rev. Curtis Hurley will officiate the service and entombment will follow at Valhalla Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Fairview United Methodist Church.

Memories of Mary Cay and condolences to her family may be given at www.thefuneralchapel.net

Wandelohr Dunn

Feb. 25, 1937 — Nov. 23, 2019

Wandelohr R. “W.R.” Dunn, 82, of Bloomington passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

W.R. was born February 25, 1937 in Amarillo, Texas and was the son of the late Charles H. and Dorothy D. (Robinson) Dunn. W.R. and his brother Pete opened Gallery of Homes – Dunn Real Estate which later became Coldwell Banker – Dunn Real Estate and he continued for 41 years in the Bloomington area. Before his start in real estate he sold hardware for 10 years in Gulfport, Mississippi. He was President of The Bloomington Board of Realtors in 1983, a graduate of Indiana University where he received a degree in Accounting; he was Realtor of the Year in 1988 and was the Chairman of Risk Reduction at the State Level for the Board of Realtors. Memberships included 40+ year member of the National Association of Realtors, First United Methodist Church, Bloomington Country Club, Elks, and Kiwanis. He was an avid Bridge Player (Ruby Life Master) and an avid golfer.

W.R. is survived by his wife, Anne (Breck) Dunn of Bloomington; son, Charles W. Dunn (Stephanie) of Bloomington; sister, Jane Martin (Don R.) of Boulder, CO; brother-in-law, Bill Breck of Greenwood. Also surviving are his nieces and nephews, Michael Breck, John Breck, Donnie Martin, Rob Martin, Deborah Dixon, and Barbara D. Burris.

W.R. was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Charles “Pete” Dunn, and an infant son.

Services for W.R. will be 1:00 pm Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard 3000 E. Third St. Bloomington. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Monday, December 2, 2109 from 4-6 pm at The Funeral Chapel and on Tuesday from 12:00 pm until service time.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given in W.R.’s memory to the National Kidney Foundation, 911 E 86th St #100, Indianapolis, IN 46240 or the charity of your choice.

Mary Jordan

March 11, 1933 — Nov. 28, 2019

Mary G. Jordan of Ellettsville passed away at Hearthstone Health Campus on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at the age of 86.

Mary was born into the home of Russell and Edith (Mason) Fisher in Spencer, Indiana on March 11, 1933. She married James E. Jordan and were happily married for 65 years until his passing in 2017. Mary worked at Sears Roebuck and Company for a short time before becoming a Homemaker taking care of her husband, children and grandchildren. Mary was a talented musician playing the piano and keyboard. She was a longtime member of the Quincy Baptist Church.

Mary is survived by her Son, Richard D. Jordan (Shayna Patch) of Ellettsville; Daughter, Linda McKenzie (Danny Rogers) of Bloomington; Grandchildren, Misty (Joe) Westgate, Jennifer Rogers, Joey (Kara Hacker) Jordan, and Ricki Jordan; Great-Grandchildren, William Sherfield, Cody Sherfield, Austin Hall, Makayla Hall, Blake Stephens, Eli Stephens, Paisleigh Jordan and one on the way.

She was preceded in death by her Mother, Edith Fisher; Father, Russell Fisher; Husband, James Jordan and Brothers, Leroy Fisher, Jimmy Fisher, and Russell Fisher, Jr.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Larry Mitchell officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the memorial service at the funeral home. Mary’s family invites you to share condolences, memories and more by visiting her tribute page at www.chandlerfh.com.

Olive Lovejoy

Nov. 08, 1935 — Nov. 27, 2019

Olive Estella Lovejoy, 84, of Bloomington passed from this life November 27, 2019 in her home. She was the daughter of Hubert H. and Mary (Kent) Galyan.

Born November 8, 1935 in Bloomington. She was the youngest of nine children. She was a member of Mt. Olive Church of Christ, attended Unionville School and Bloomington High School. She married the love of her life, Charles H. Lovejoy, Sr. They shared a wonderful life of 49 years before his passing in May, 2002.
They had three children; Connie Lee (Lovejoy) Reedy, of Bloomington, Indiana, Kathy Jane (Lovejoy) Myrick, of Fleming Island, Florida and Charles H. Lovejoy, Jr., formerly of North Vernon, Indiana.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her son, seven siblings, Viannia Mae Galyan, Joseph Henderson Galyan, Ailcy Bell Galyan, Cleora Asher, Emma McDaniel, Alice Mathis, and Homer Galyan and one grandson, Gregory Dean Lovejoy.

She is survived by her loving and dedicated daughters, daughter-in-law, Mary Jean Lovejoy, four grandchildren, Amy (Lonnie) Tomey, Jayna (Steve) Wythe, Brandon Lovejoy and Phillip Lovejoy and four great-grandchildren, Drew Tomey, Wyatt Tomey, Clover Rohland and Noah Wythe; two siblings, Wilma Robinson and Edna Rebecca “Becky” Adams; two sisters-in-law, Barbara Galyan and Jean (Lovejoy) Earhart, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Day & Deremiah-Frye Funeral Home; 4150 E. Third St. with Steve Phillips officiating. Family and friends may gather for visitation from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Lovejoy will be laid to rest next to her husband at Mt. Gilead Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to the charity of one’s choice or to the American Heart Association.

Jane West

July 29, 1934 — Nov. 24, 2019

Jane Ellen (Roberts) West, 85, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, went home to be with Jesus on Sunday, November 24th at Hamilton Trace Hospice in Fishers, IN. She was born in Cincinnati, OH on July 29th, 1934 to the late Alma (Niemeyer) Roberts and William J. Roberts.

Survivors include her devoted and loving husband of 65 years, Roger F. West, MD; five children, daughter Melissa Bachman (Mark) of Colorado Springs, CO; son Roger F. West, Jr. MD (Kris) of Indianapolis, IN; Daughter Jenny Smith (Tim) of Bloomington, IN; daughter Judy Fleschner (Rob) of Florence, SC; and son Jim West (Linda) of Fort Worth, TX; grandchildren: Brad Bachman, Laura Mau (David), Franci Mott (Michael), Tori Arnold (Zach), Rebecca Smith, Stephanie Smith, Rachel Fleschner, Robbie Fleschner; and great grandchild Sylvia Mau; as well as many nieces and nephews and their spouses. Along with her parents, Jane is preceded in death by her sister, Grace Ramsey and her brother, Bob Roberts.

Jane was raised in Cincinnati and graduated from Western Hills High School and The University of Cincinnati. She married her high school sweetheart, Roger, in 1954 and they began their life together in the Price Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati. She and Roger subsequently lived in Stuttgart, Germany, Livonia, MI, and Port Huron, MI, before settling in Terre Haute, IN and later retiring to Fishers, IN.

Jane was a member of various medical and civic organizations in Terre Haute and was a member of the Maryland Community Church and Faith Wesleyan Church. She loved to play the piano and sing and was a member of both the Faith Wesleyan Choir and Britton Falls Choir in Fishers. Jane also loved to paint and was a member of the Britton Falls Art Club. She enjoyed talking on the phone to her dear friends and family, and she was an accomplished patron of countless retail establishments. Most of all, Jane loved her kids, grandkids and great grandchild.

There will be a private graveside service at 2pm on December 4th at Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati for family. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Jane’s memory to: Samaritan’s Purse (https://sampur.se/2Y16vWN) or to Britton Falls Choir, memo: In memory of Jane West, 13079 Del Webb Pkwy, Fishers, IN 46037 c/o Olga Hackenberg.

Online condolences may be left at www.indianafuneralcare.com or dwifuneralhome.com.

Lindsay Anderson

Dec. 30, 1949 — Nov. 14, 2019

Lindsay T. Anderson, age 69, of Clayton, Ohio, formerly of Bloomington, IN, passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019.

Born in Indianapolis, IN, she lived a full and adventurous life while traveling and living around the world with her daughter throughout the 1970s and 80s. In the early 1990s she settled down in Bloomington, IN to raise her two sons and started a new adventure as a grandmother. She enjoyed being able to share all the stories of her life experiences with them. Throughout the years, she always provided a place for friends and family to go to when in need of a safe haven or a second home, where she welcomed them with love and open arms. All her family and friends she touched throughout her life will always jokingly refer to her as ‘The Cat Lady’ because she opened her heart and home to many cats and cared for them from kitten to elder. She loved and cherished her cats as if they were her own children.

She is survived by her children, Marcy (Ray), Sean (Tyler) and Michael; grandchildren, Tabitha and Bryan Hoffman; great-granddaughter, Aubrey; sister, Pamela Short; brothers, Carl and Larry Lichte; and her cat, Bebe; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Pearl Hopper; brother, David Lichte; and niece, Tracy McCulley; and many of her fur babies.

Since Lindsay was a strong supporter of The Middle Way House, a shelter for domestic violence and abuse in Bloomington, IN, the family is requesting that in lieu of flowers, memorial donation be made to the shelter.

Kindred Funeral Home, Englewood is handling the arrangements.

Online condolences may be made to family at www.KindredFuneralHome.com.

Dolores Mann

April 19, 1915 — Nov. 21, 2019

Dolores Rebecca Mann, nee Stone, of Northbrook, Illinois was born April 19, 1915 in Brandon, Iowa to Arthur Horace and Maree (nee Petersen) Stone. She passed away November 21, 2019.

Beloved wife of the late GW “Wally” Mann; loving mother of Michael Arthur (Allison) Mann of New Cuyama, CA, Barbara Maree (Jeffrey) Kaden of Bloomington, IN, Henry Albert (Rita) Mann of Muscatine, IA, and Clifford Anthony Mann (Pearl Patarozzi) of Lockport, IL; cherished grandmother of Gregory Mann, Michael (Joe) Mann (deceased), Julie Mann, Suzanne Mann, Mary Ellen Handley, James Mann, Tammy Nowling, Cynthia Mann, William Mann, Kenneth (David) Merideth, Brenda Mann, Stacy Mann, Rebecca Rodriguez, Tara Mann and Amanda Tuetken; proud great grandmother of 18 and great great grandmother of 3; dear sister of the late Leola Duncan.

Mrs. Mann was Postmaster at Ardon, IA from 1948 to 1954. She taught at Garfield School in Muscatine from 1954 to 1959, before moving to Springfield, IL where she taught for two years. In 1961 she moved to Northbrook, IL. She taught grade school at Rugen School and Hoffman School in Glenview for many years. Dolores and her husband were founding parishioners of St. Catherine Laboure Parish in Glenview. Services will be held at a later date in Iowa. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Covenant Village Benevolent Fund, 2625 Techny Road, Northbrook, IL 60062. Arrangement by N.H. Scott & Hanekamp Funeral Home 847-998-1020.

Carolyn Brinkman

Carolyn Lee Brinkman, 84, of Bloomington, died Friday. A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Meadowood Health Pavilion in Bloomington. Arrangements by Allen Funeral Home and Crematory in Bloomington.

Morris Coe

Morris DeWayne Coe, 74, of Bloomington, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Indiana Green Burials — Bloomington Cremation Society.

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