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1998 – 11 (November) Obituaries

11/30/98

Baker – Kathryn M. Baker of Bedford died Monday, November 30, 1998, at Mitchell Manor Nursing Home in Mitchell. Born July 9, 1905, she was the daughter of William and Anna (Fields) Davis. She married John L. baker on September 8, 1923, and he died on December 21, 1974.

Surviving are 1 son, John "Jack" Baker of Mitchell; 2 daughters, Kathy Jo Steward of Sparks, Nevada, and Phyllis Ann Thompson of Powell, WY; one sister, Lorene Conklin of Shoals, IN; 10 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one sister, Ilene Edgar, and four brothers, Carl, Herman, Dewey, and Roy Davis.

She was a homemaker and a member of New Union Christian Church.

Services for Kathryn M. Baker will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, December 3, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford with Pastor David Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery in Bedford. Friends may call from 4-80 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Houseman – Scott Eric Houseman of Indianapolis, IN, died Monday, November 30, 1998, at Wishard Memorial Hospital in Indianapolis. Born on January 1, 1960, in Bedford, IN, he was the son of Carl H. and Rebecca Sue (Robinson) Houseman, Jr.

Surviving are his parents of Bedford, IN, one sister, Juliann Caruthers of Mount Vernon, IA; one nephew, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A 1978 graduate of Bedford North Lawrence High School, he was a pharmacy clerk in Indianapolis. He was a member of Grace Methodist Church in Bedford.

There will be a memorial service for Scott Houseman at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, December 3rd, at Grace Methodist Church with the Rev. Robert Frields officiating. Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. There will be no service or visitation at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

11/29/98

Robertson – Carolyn E. Robertson of Bedford died Sunday, November 29, 1998, at Hospitality House in Bedford. Born in Unsinkinko, Korea, she was the daughter of Dr. Moorman Owen and L'Mee (Lehmann) Robertson.

Surviving are one sister, Myra Anne Henry, whose address was not provided, one niece, and one great-nephew. She was preceded in death by her parents.

She was a homemaker, a member of the First Baptist Church in Bedford, and a member of Daughters of the American Revolution.

Services for Carolyn E. Robertson will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 2, at the Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford with the Rev. Richard Chase officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. at the mortuary.

11/28/98

Deckard – James W. Deckard of Bedford died November 28, 1998, at Dunn Memorial Hospital in Bedford. Born Sept. 5, 1916, he was the son of George Washington and Arizona (Stewart) Deckard. He married Madelyn Kinser on Dec. 24, 1937, and she survives.

Also surviving are three sons: James E, George B. and Jerry Don Deckard, all of Bedford, IN; one daughter, Julie Spires of Bedford, IN; one brother, Clinton Deckard of Lawrence County, IN; two sisters: Cleo Hillenburg of Bloomington, IN, and Goldie Prince of Heltonville, IN; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and two great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents, several brothers and sisters, two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He was a farmer and retired gang sawyer for Indiana Limestone Co., a life member of United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, a member of Springville Feeder Association and attended the Valley Mission Church.

Services for James W. Deckard will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 2, at the Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford, with the Rev. J.D. Pickett officiating. Burial will follow in Hanson Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. Tuesday and from 8 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the mortuary.

11/27/98

Tosti – Joseph E. Tosti of Bedford, IN, died Friday, November 27, 1998, at Bloomington Hospital. Born on August 17, 1918, in Newcastle, PA, he was the son of Matt and Nellie (Balotti) Tosti. He married Grovetta Anderson, and she survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Peggy True of Bedford, IN, and Dorothy Sallee of Missoula, MT; one brother, Bob Tosti of Bedford, IN; three sisters, Louise Hale and Leota Canada, both of Indianapolis, and Virginia Bartlett of Bedford, IN; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one brother, Matt Tosti, and one sister, Ruby Fish.

He operated a Standard Oil Station in Bedford for more than forty years. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of the American Legion Gillen Post 33 and Veterans of Foreign Wars in Oolitic.

There will be private memorial services for Joseph Tosti on Monday, November 30th, with the Rev. Kenny Dalton officiating. Burial will be at Cresthaven Memory Gardens with graveside military rites conducted by the American Legion Gillen Post 33. There will be no visitation. The Day & Carter Mortuary is in carge of the arrangements.

11/25/98

Pickett – Coleen M. Pickett of Bedford, IN, died November 25, 1998, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on October 19, 1920, in Monroe County, IN, she was the daughter of Roy and Dora (Corns) Martin. She married George O. Pickett on November 16, 1948, and he died on April 2, 1994.

Surviving are one son, Greg Pickett of Bedford, IN; one daughter, Sharon Brimberry of Sheridan, IN; two brothers, Emerson Martin of Bloomfield, IN, and Chester Martin of Bloomington, IN; two sisters, Maxine Frankline of Spencer, IN, and Kathryan Vandeventer of Bloomington, IN; and five grandchildren. She was fpreceded in death by two brothers, James and Minor Martin; one sister, Exie Summitt; and one grandson.

A homemaker, she was a member of the Mount Pleasant Christian Church of Monroe County and the Leesville Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star No 422, where she served twice as worthy matron. She attended the Tunnelton Methodist Church and was a member of the Women's Society.

Services for Coleen Pickett will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, November 29th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Nelson Lee officiating. Burial will follow in Talbott Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. until the service time on Sunday at the mortuary. The Order of Eastern Star memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Walker – Mary Elizabeth Lanz Walker of Bedford died November 25, 1998 at Hospitality House, Bedford. Born April 7, 1900 in Charlestown, IN, she was the daughter of Charles William and Laura Bell (Barthel) Lanz. She married Charles Weber Walker on June 15, 1927 and he died July 1, 1979.

Surviving is one niece, Suzanne Lanz Short of Bedford. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Lillie Mae Lanz Sears, Josie Lanz Carter and Louise Lanz; and two brothers, George M. Lanz and Harve W. Lanz.

She was a homemaker and member of St. John's Episcopal Church in Bedford.

A graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m. on December 1 at Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Jeffersonville, IN, with the Rev. Susan Mills officiating. There are no calling hours. Arrangements are under the direction of The Day & Carter Mortuary.

Wohlfeld – Julius B. Wohlfeld of Denver, CO, formerly of Bedford, IN, died November 25, 1998, in Denver. Born on December 23, 1917, in Indianapolis, he was the son of Jacob and Ima (Kominski) Wohlfeld. He married Mary Bennett on January 23, 1943, in Indianapolis, and she died on April 10, 1996.

Surviving are three sons: Stephen Wohlfeld of Casper, SY, Bruce Wohlfeld of Nashville, TN, and Scott Wohlfeld of Bedford, IN; one daughter, Lynn Wohlfeld of Denver, CO; three grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.

He had practiced medicine for almost 50 years in Lawrence County. He earned a B.A. degree in 1939 from Indiana University and the M.D. in 1942 from the Indiana University School of Medicine. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran, serving as a medical doctor. He was past president of the Thornton Memorial Boys Club, council president for the Boy Scouts, past commander of the Salt Creek Power Squadron and served in many othger civic organizations. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Services for Julius Wohlfeld will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 28th, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from noon until service time on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may ba made to a charity of the donor's choice.

11/24/98

Summers – Melba R. Summers of Bedford,IN, died November 24, 1998, at Padanaram. Born August 4, 1932, in Granite City, IL, she was the daughter of Norman and Ruth (Basden) Hancock. She married William Calvin Summers on September 13, 1958, in Eldorado, IL, and he survives.

Also surviving are one brother, Charles Hancock of Mountain Home, AK, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers.

She was a homemaker, secretary and a graduate of Granite City Community High School in Granite City, IL.

There will be private visitation and services at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. in Bedford. Burial will be in Padanaram Cemetery.

Fender – Teddie Fender of Bedford,IN, died November 24, 1998, at his residence. Born June 11, 1932, in Bloomington, IN, he was the son of Ellsworth and Ila (Cracraft) Fender. He married Hazel King on June 8, 1968 in Illinois, and she survives.

Also surviving are one son, Bruce Fender of Bloomington, IN; one daughter, Kim Wood of Bloomington, IN; one step-son, Rickie King of Bloomington, IN; one step-daughter, Leilia Thompson of Bedford, IN; his mother, Ila Fender of Bloomington, IN; two brothers: Fred Fender of Heltonville, IN, and James Fender of Mitchell, IN; two sisters, Ann Robinson and Sue Prince, both of Bloomington, IN; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father and one step-daughter, Charlotte King.

He was an Army veteran, retired from the Naval Surface Warfare Center-Crane and a member of Ramsey Ridge Church and American Legion Gillen Post No. 33, both in Bedford.

Services will be at 2:00 p.m. November 28 at Jones Funeral Home in Heltonville, with the Reverend Greg Eads officiating. Burial will follow in Gilgal Cemetery. Friends may call from noon to 9:00 p.m. November 27 at the funeral home.

Winegar – Susan Lorene Winegar, formerly of Bedford, died November 24, 1998, at Brownsburg Health Care Center in Brownsburg, IN. Born August 1, 1911, in Lawrence County,IN, she was the daughter of Henry and Ida Mae (Walters) Allen. She first married Wilford Flynn and he preceded her in death. She later married Willie Winegar on July 25, 1944. He died April 30, 1987.

Surviving are one son, Joe Flynn of Mooresville, IN; one daughter, Wyoma Freeman of Indianapolis; two step-daughters: Yvonne Foster of Bedford,IN, and Burnettia Mulligan of Cincinnati, OH; one sister, Lela Elkins of Ellettsville, IN; 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by one brother, Howard Allen; two sisters: Alma Ramsey and Ester Butler; and one son, Floyd Louis Flynn.

She was retired from Dunn Memorial Hospital and a member of Englewood Baptist Church,

Services for Susan Lorene Winegar will be at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 28th, at The Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. David Ferry officiating. Burial will follow in Pinhook Cemetery. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. on Friday and from 11 a.m. until service time on Saturday at The Day & Carter Mortuary.

11/23/98

Tillette – Willard Tillette of Mitchell, IN, died November 23, 1998, at Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born July 21, 1918, in Caseyville, KY, he was the son of Lewis and Martha (Kines) Tillette. He married Maxine Tincher.

Surviving are one son, Tony Tillette of Mitchell, IN; four daughters: Nelvata Dalton and Rita Frost, both of Bedford,IN, Barbara Feathers of Bloomington, IN, and Elnora Carter of Mitchell, IN; one brother, Norman Tillette of Mitchell, IN; one sister, Anna Mae Richason of Mitchell, IN; 18 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, two sisters, and three brothers.

He was a disabled World War II Army veteran and was in Pearl Harbor during the bombing. He was a member of Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars post No. 9107, both in Mitchell.

Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 25th, at Haverly Mortuary in Mitchell. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by members of Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary.

11/22/98

Krenke – Mary "Flora" Moore Krenke of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, November 22, 1998, at Bedford Nursing Center. Born on March 16, 1910, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Albert Joseph and Amanda Jane (Conder) Smith. She first married Ollie Moore in January, 1930, and he died December 27, 1944. She later married Ralph Krenke in February, 1949, and he died in September of 1984.

Surviving are three daughters: Dorothy Spears and Delpha Brown, both of Leesville, IN, and Jan Southern of Bowling Green, Ohio; one son, Dale Moore of Bedford; two sisters, Cloe Arthur of Bloomington, IN, and Gladys Lewis of Clinton, IN; 17 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death two sons, David and Danny Moore; four sisters and two grandchildren.

She was a homemaker and member of Park Place Church of God.

Services for Mary "Flora" Moore Krenke will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 25th at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Linthicum Cemetery in Monroe County. Friends may call from noon – 9 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.

11/21/98

Harrison – Roberta I. Harrison of Bedford, IN, died Saturday, November 21, 1998, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on May 9, 1907, in New Albany, IN, she was the daughter of Daniel M. and Elizabeth (Scott) Foster. She married James Albert Harrison on July 20, 1928, and he died January 14, 1975.

Surviving are one son, David Daniel Harrison of Bedford, IN; three daughters: Mrs. John L. (Jo Ann) Miller of Mitchell, IN, Mrs. Jack (Brenda) Stierwalt of Phoenix, AZ, and Mrs. George W. (Mary Ellen) Johnson of Oolitic, IN; thirteen grandchildren, and several great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, one brother, Eugene Foster, and one sister, Viola E. Foster.

She retired from RCA in 1961 after twenty-eight years of service and was a member of the Oolitic Church of Christ.

Services for Roberta Harrison will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 24th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Don Tirey officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Monday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Williams – Mary Williams of Mitchell, IN, died Saturday, November 21, 1998 at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehab Center. Born on September 18, 1916, in Bedford,IN, she was the daughter of Jeff and Sarah (Jenkins) Gill. She was married to Robert Troy, Ernest Fitts, and Dudley Williams. They all preceded her in death.

Surviving are four granddaughters: Kay Luttrell, Marilynn Richards, Lisa Hall and Karen Lee, all of Bedford; 11 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Lois Faye (Troy) Coglazier; one brother, Verlin Gill; one sister, Fanny Gill; and one grandson.

She had been employed at the Greystone Hotel, Hobby's and Jack's Lounge.

Services for Mary Williams will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25th, at Chastain Funeral Home in Mitchell with the Rev. Richard Tallman officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 1:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Sheeks – Olive Sheeks of Mitchell, IN, died November 21, 1998, at Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on September 3, 1908, in Martin County, IN, she was the daughter of Less and Ada (Thomas) Mundy. She married Roy C. Sheeks on February 10, 1931, and he died April 12, 1984.

Surviving are four nephews: Knofel Mundy of Bedford, Nelson Mundy of Florida, Benny McNeely of Seymour and Dick McNeely of Bloomington; four nieces: Charlotte White, Wanda Edwards, Janelle Grisson and Tracy Dobson, all of Mitchell; and several great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, one daughter , two sisters and one brother.

She was a homemaker and member of the First Christian Church in Mitchell.

Services for Olive Sheeks will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 24th at Chastain Funeral Home in Mitchell with the Rev. Steve Christy and Bro. Max Timbrook officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Monday and from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Bedford Regional Medical Center Hospice.

11/20/98

Carrico – Janet Carrico of Bedford, IN, formerly of Las Vegas, NV, died Friday, November 20, 1998, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on September 22, 1926, in Martin County, IN, she was the daughter of Opal Carrico and Nina Alderson.

Surviving are one son, Bill Carrico of Owensboro, KY; one daughter, LeeAnn Schull of Las Vegas, NV; one sister, Barbara McGee of Bedford, IN; two brothers, Phillip George of Ohio and John George of Las Vegas, NV; four grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Helen Steinal, and one brother, Carroll George.

She was a professional seamstress in Las Vegas and for twenty-five years was the wardrobe department manager for Circus-Circus in Las Vegas. She was a member of the Cornerstone Christian Church in Las Vegas.

There will will a memorial service for Janet Carrico at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, November 22nd, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Jim McDowell officiating. The body will will be cremated and there will be no visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to the Association for Spinal Cord Injuries or the Charity Chapel Food Bank.

Carter – Marjorie H. Carter of Bedford, IN, died Friday, November 20, 1998, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on May 15, 1921, she was the daughter of Charles and Lela (Thomas) Howell. She married Raymond "Newt" Short, and he preceded her in death. She married William "Bill" Carter on May 6, 1990, and he survives.

Also surviving are two step-daughters: Norma Jean Snyder of Bloomington and Linda Vincel of Bedford; two step-sons: Bradley Carter of Indianapolis and Douglas Carter of Oolitic; one step-sister, Maxine Anderson of Bedford; 10 step-grandchildren, and several step-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers, John, Kenny, Richard, and Charles Howell, Jr.

She was a retired secretary for Central State Hopsital in Indianapolis and a member of the First Baptist Church, Dunn Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, American Legion Gillen Post No. 33 Auxiliary, Eastern Star Chapter Np. 129, all in Bedford, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary in Oolitic.

Services for Marjorie H. Carter will be at 3:00 p.m. Nov. 24 at Day & Carter Mortuary, Bedford, with the Rev. Jon Lineback officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven memory Gardens. Friends may call from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Nov. 23 and from 1:00 p.m. until service time Nov. 24 at the mortuary.

11/18/98

Cagle – Tafton Cagle of Bedford, IN, Wednesday, November 18, 1998, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on June 12, 1910, in Alabama, he was the son of Daniel L. and Lela (McNutt) Cagle. He married Trannie Bailey on April 1, 1928, and she died January 20, 1983.

Surviving are one daughter, Verna M Rugroden of Savoy, IL; three sons, Larry and Therman Junior Cagle Jr., both of Bedford, IN, and Gary Franklin Cagle of Apopka, FL; one brother, J.C. Cagle of Corpus Christi, TX; ten grandchildren, and twenty-six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Nellodean Cagle, and two sisters, Ruby Bohannan and Avia Kidd.

He was retired from the Bedford Foundry and Machine Co. and was a member of the Crossroads Community Church.

Services for Tafton Cagle will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 21st, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Rick Bolton officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. until the service time no Saturday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Kelly – John I. "Mussrat" Kelly of Bedford, IN, died Wednesday, November 18, 1998, at his residence. Born on October 16, 1926, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of James A. and Winnie (Watson) Kelly. He married Jane Pierce on July 29, 1950, and she survives.

Also surviving are five sons: Tony, Terry, Tim and Tom Kelly, all of Bedford, IN, and Kenny Watson of Memphis, TN; two daughters, Mary Jane Schlake of Spiceland, IN, and DeeDee Cosby of Bedford, IN; two sisters, Susie Wever and Bonnie Porter, both of Bedford, IN; fourteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, George and Robert Kelly; and two sisters, Dottie Lester and Gladys Turner.

He was a plasterer and a thirty year member of the Gold Card Plasterers Union. A World War II Army veteran, he was a member of the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1686, Oolitic. He was a member of the Owensburg Baptist Church.

Services for John Kelly will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 21st, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Merla Craig officiating. Burial will follow in Pierce Cemetery, with military graveside rites accorded by members of the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33, Bedford. Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. until the service time Saturday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Memorial contributions may be made to Dunn Memorial Hospice Program or the American Cancer Society.

11/17/98

Cahill – Wendell Howard Cahill of Peyton, CO, formerly of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, November 17, 1998, at his residence. Born on April 11, 1944, in Bedford, IN, he was the son of Howard E. and Ruth (Williams) Cahill. He married Geraldine "Jerri" Cahill and she survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Kenny Cahill and Michael Cahill, both of North Carolina; one step-son, Shane of California; one step-daughter, Shannon Mestos of Colorado; one brother, Edwin Cahill of Mitchell, IN; one sister, Mary Henson of Bloomington, IN; and five grandchildren. He ws preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Evelyn Bake and Lois Cahill.

A veteran of the Vietnam War, he retired from the U.S. Marine Corps after twenty years of service. He was a retired quality assurance engineer for Northrop Corporation in Peyton, CO.

Services for Wendell Cahill will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 24th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Jim Lewis officiating. Burial will follow in the Bass Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by the American Legion Gillen Post 33, Bedford. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Monday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Patton – Donald Patton of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, November 17, 1998, at his residence. Born in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Ralph and Gladys (Ray) Patton. He married Ann E. Furst on November 7, 1953, and she survives.

Also surviving are three daughters: Katherine Fisher of Allentown, PA, Margaret Wood of Muncie, IN, and Elizabeth Gilmore of Bedford, IN; one son, Thomas Carl Patton of Atlanta, GA; and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Mary Patton in infancy, and one brother, Thomas Patton.

He was a partner in Century 21 Stone City Realty, an officer of Carl Furst Stone Company, and was past president of the Bedford Board of Realtors. He was a Korean War Army veteran, past commander of the U.S. Power Squadron, and a member of the Bedford Elks, American Legion Gillen Post No. 33, and the Community Band. He was a graduate of Indiana University, where he had studied music, and had been active in Little Theatre of Bedford.

Services for Donald Patton will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, November 20th, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Little Theatre of Bedford, the White River Humane Society or the American Cancer Society.

11/16/98

Taylor – Mallie G. Cole Taylor of Bedford, IN, died Monday, November 16, 1998, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on September 16, 1915,she was the daughter of Robert and Pearl (Lane) Ashley. She married William Cole in October 1929. She later married Charles Taylor. Both husband preceded her in death.

Surviving are three sons: Robert and Willie Cole, both of Indianapolis, and Steve Cole of Bedford, IN; six daughters: Mildred Smith, Geneva Hardin and Mallie Blanton, all of Indianapolis, Violet Bohart of Phoenix, AZ, Margaret Tarr of Mitchell, IN, and Mary Salmon of Bedford, IN; twenty-six grandchildren, thirty-four great- and great-treat-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers: Charles Bernard and Morris Lindsey Ashley; two grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Trinity Pentecostal Church.

Services for Mallie Taylor will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, November 19th, at the Trinity Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Curtis Pruett officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from 11 a.m. until the service time Thursday at the church.

Vaught – Florence A. Vaught of Bedford, IN, died Monday, November 16, 1998, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on June 10, 1905, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Charles G. and Lillie (Dowling) Brown. She married George Vaught on January 25, 1918.

Surviving are two sons, Richard Vaught of Martinsville, IN, and Boomie Vaught of Bloomfield, IN; two sisters, Juanita Fiddler of Bedford, IN, and Susie Pruett of Indianapolis; three brothers: Noble Browns of Indianapolis, Sandora Brown of Springville, IN, and Arthur Brown of Bloomington, IN; nine grandchildren, including Rick Vaught of Bedford, who was raised in the home; four step-grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, two sisters, one brother, one grandson, and one great-granddaughter.

Services for Florence Vaught will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 28th, at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Frields officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

11/15/98

Atkins – Army Reserve retired Sgt. Maj. Jimmie Ellis Atkins of Mitchell, IN, died Sunday, November 15, 1998, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on December 22, 1933, in Orange County, IN, he was the son of the Rev. Arnold and Sybil (Swift) Atkins. He married Wilma Duncan on May 20, 1953, and she survives.

Also surviving are three sons: Steve E. Atkins of Bedford, IN, Jimmie E. Atkins II of Mitchell, IN, and Larry D. Atkins of Madison, IN; one daughter, Cheri Ross of Mitchell, IN; his mother, Sybil Atkins of Franklin, IN; two sisters, Joyce Utterback of Trafalgar, IN, and Sally Maudlin of Campbellsburg, IN; one brother, Jack Atkins of Plainfield, IN; ten grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his father and one sister.

He had been a member of the Indiana National Guard and retired form the U.S. Army Reserve in 1993 with forty years of service. He was a retired diesel mechanic with the Teamsters Local No. 135, a 33-year member of the Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250, a member and present master of the Mitchell Masonic Lodge No. 228, F&AM, and a past worthy patron of the Order of Eastern Star No 503. A graduate of Campbellsburg High School, he was a Kentucky Colonel and a member of the Jacob Finger United Methodist Church. For the past two years he operated the camp store at Spring Mill State Park.

Services for Jimmie Atkins will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 18th, at Chastain Funeral Home with the Rev. Jack Shake officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by the Fort Knox Honor Team. Friends may call from 3-9 p.m. Tuesday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service time on Wednesday at the funeral home. The Mitchell Mason Lodge No. 228, F&AM will conduct a memorial service at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Master Masons will meet at the lodge at 7 p.m.

Fortner – Lula Alice Forner of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, November 15, 1998, at the Westview Nursing and Rehab Center. Born on November 18, 1896, she was the daughter of Charles Wesley and Laura (Thralls) Robbins. She married the Rev. Everett R. Fortner and he died on January 7, 1981.

Surviving are two sons, Dr. Ray E. Fortner of Columbus, IN, and Dr. Joseph G. Fortner of New York City, NY; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband and several brothers.

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

Services for Lula Fortner will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 19th, at the Free Methodist Church with the Rev. Reed Beard officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. The Day & Carter Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements. There will be no visitation at the mortuary. Friends may call from at the church from noon until the service time Thursday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Free Methodist Church.

Perry – Oatie G. Perry of Bedford, IN, formerly of the Harrodsburg area, died Sunday, November 15, 1998, at the Bloomington Hospital. Born on January 20, 1914, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Willis and Rose (Flinn) Williams. She married Thomas Otis Perry on November 3, 1951, and he died on November 8, 1996.

Surviving are one daughter, Rita Miles of Bedford, IN; two sisters, Wilma Wisley of Smithville, IN, and Irma Sears of Bedford, IN; and two granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her husband, two sisters, and four brothers.

A member of Smithville Christian Church, she was a homemaker.

Services for Oatie Perry will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 17th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. John Hensley and Pastor Mike Feliciano officiating. Burial will follow in Clover Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg. Friends may call from 3-9 p.m. Monday and from 10 a.m. until the service time on Tuesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Gahl – Marceille Gahl, formerly of Mitchell, died November 15, 1998 at her residence in Sacramento, California. Born in Batholomew County, she was the daughter of Lora and Vivian (Mobley) Jolliff. She married Edward Gahl in 1944, and he survives.

Also surviving are two daughters: Barbara Clark of Redmond, WA, and Sandra Watson of Sacramento; one brother, Jack Jolliff of Santa Ana; one sister, Martha Jean Holler of Mitchell; two grandsons and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers: Paul and James Jolliff; and two sisters: Georgia Buher and Mary Tow.

She was a homemaker, gardener, golfer, and charter member of Anceil Hoffman Women's Golf Club in Sacramento. She was a 1936 graduate of Mitchell High School.

Burial of Marceille Gahl was in California. Chastain Funeral Home in Mitchell provided local information.

11/14/98

Sargent – Catherine E. Sargent of Avoca, IN, died Saturday, November 14, 1998, at the Bloomington Hospital. Born on September 16, 1926, in Greene County, IN, she was the daughter of Rhue and Nellie (Roberts) Jackson. She married Hubert Sargent, and he survives.

Also surviving are are one son, D. V. Sargent of Bedford, IN; one daughter, Sierra Sue Franklin of Oolitic, IN; one sister, Violet Workman of Bedford, IN; five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother, Vernon Jackson.

She was retired from M.Fine & Sons and was a member of the Avoca Baptist Church.

Services for Catherine Sargent will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 17th, at the Day & Cater Mortuary with the Rev. Merla Craig officiating. Burial will be in Owensburg Cemetery in Owensburg, IN. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Monday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

11/12/98

Robinson – Naomi R. Robinson of Oolitic, IN, died Thursday, November 12, 1998, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on February 16, 1961, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Arnold and Agnes Jeanette (Johnson) Terry. She married Robert Robinson in February, 1982, and he survives.

Also surviving are her mother, Agnes Terry of Williams, IN; her grandmother, Estel Johnson of Mitchell, IN; three sons, Joshua, Donald Wayne, and Matthew Todd Robinson, all at home; one brother, John Terry of Shoals, IN; three sisters, Rebecca O'Steen, Mary Hudson, and Doris Jean Terry, all of Williams, IN; two half brothers, Donald and Ronald Terry, both of Mitchell, IN; and two half sisters, Jean Bower and Doloris Tincher, both of Bedford, IN. She ws preceded in death by her father.

She had been employed by Older Americans Services in Orleans. She was a member of the Seventh Day Apostolic Church in Williams.

There will be a graveside service for Naomi Robinson at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 14th, at 11:00 a.m. at the Port Williams Cemetery with Brother Wimpy O'Steen officiating. Friends may call from 8-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Haverly Mortuary.

11/11/98

Chapman – Darlena Lynn Chapman of Bedford, IN, died Wednesday, November 11, 1998, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born on December 24, 1959, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Orda Claude and Mary (Hicks) Turner. She married Darrell Chapman on September 20, 1997, and he survives.

Also surviving are her mother, Mary Turner of Bedford, IN; one brother, Orda Dewayne Turner of Martinsville, IN; two sisters, Angela Dawn Myers of Bedford, IN, and Pamela Barger of Mitchell, IN. She was preceded in death by her father and two brothers, Calvin Paul and John Wayne Turner, Sr.

She retired from General Motors Powertrain and was a member of the United Auto Workers Local No. 440. She attended Bedford Baptist Temple.

Services for Darlena Chapman will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 14th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Steve Goens officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 3-9 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. until the service time on Saturday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

11/10/98

Abel – Robert L. "Katie" Abel died Tuesday, November 10, 1998, at his residence. Born on September 17, 1923, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of A.J. and Stella (Joliff) Abel. He married Charlotte Fiddler in May 2945, and she died on October 5, 1997.

Surviving are one daughter, Diane Taylor of Bedford, IN; two sons, Bob and John Abel, both of Bedford, IN; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife; three brothers, Bernard, Frank, and Joe Abel; and two sisters, Fern Anderson and Peg Snider.

A graduate of Bedford High School, he was a meat cutter for the Jay C Store in Bedford, retiring in 1975. He was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

Services for Robert Abel will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, November 13th, at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Bernard Cox officiating. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Thursday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

11/08/98

Pipher – Mary Pipher of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, November 8, 1998, at the Westview Nursing and Rehab Center. Born on September 22, 1925, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Thomas and Laura (Phillips) Roberts.

Surviving are two daughters, Carol Butler of Bedford, IN, and Brenda Hobbs of Joseph, OR; two brothers, Larry Joe and Carroll Dean Roberts, both of Bedford, IN; one sister, Frances Flinn of Bedford, IN; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, and three step-grandsons. She was preceded in death by her parents, six brothers, one sister, and one grandchild.

She retired from Stone City Products after forty-five years. She was of Protestant faith.

Services for Mary Pipher will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, November 12th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Gale Ashby officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Silverville. Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 a.m. until the service time Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

11/07/98

Neeson – Robert Neeson of Bedford, IN, died Saturday, November 7, 1998, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on July 6, 1921, in Glasgow, Scotland, he was the son of Robert and Agnes Hinds Neeson. He married Elizabeth Putzig and she died in 1969. He married Ferne Fisher in 1971, and she survives.

Also surviving are one son, Rod Neeson of West Terre Haute; two daughters, Marsha Mathews and Lynn Hane, both of Bedford, IN; one daughter-in-law, Angie Fisher of Bedford, IN; one sister, Christina Blue of Colliersville, TN; seven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Ralph "Butch" Fisher, two sisters, and one brother.

He was a World War II Navy veteran and a graduate of Ford Trade School in Detroit. He retired from General Motors Powertrain in 1981. A long time volunteer for the Boy Scouts of America, he served two terms as chairman for the White River Council and was past president and member of the Otis Park Men's Club. He was an avid golfer, volunteering at the Otis Park Golf Course for many years. He was of Protestant faith.

There will be a memorial service for Robert Neeson at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 14th, at the Free Methodist Church with the Rev. Steve Hale officiating. Memorial contributions may be made toe the Bedford Medical Center Hospice or the American Cancer Society.

11/07/98

Barnett – Walter F. Barnett of Bedford, IN, died Saturday, November 7, 1998, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on January 5, 1921, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Everett and Sylvia (Tincher) Barnett. He married Mildred Cummings on October 18, 1941, and she survives.

Also surviving are two daughters: Patty Wagner and Sheila Chase, both of Bedford, IN; one brother, Carl Barnett of Bedford, IN; one sister, Flora McCain of Bedford, IN; four grandchildren, two great-granddaughters, and one niece. He was preceded in death by one brother, Roy Earl Barnett.

A former employee of General Motors Powertrain, he retired from United States Brass (formerly Roberts Brass). He was of Baptist faith.

Services for Walter Barnett will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 10th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Jon Lineback officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday and from 11 a.m. until the service time on Tuesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

11/05/98

Prow – Marilyn Prow of Indianapolis, IN, formerly of Mitchell, IN, died Thursday, November 5, 1998, at Midtown Nursing and Rehab Center in Indianapolis. Born on November 12, 1937, in Mitchell, IN, she was the daughter of Merline Prow.

Surviving are one sister, Shirley A. Carter of Bloomington, IN; two nieces, and three nephews.

She had been a clerical worker for the state of Indiana.

There will be memorial services for Marilyn Prow at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 14th, at Haverly Mortuary with Brother Tom Ellsworth officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

11/04/98

Ball – Robert Dewey Ball of Huron, IN, died Wednesday, November 4, 1998, as the result of injuries received in a car-train accident. Born on February 26, 1926, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Dewey and Faye (Lewis) Ball. He married Marjorie Sheeks on July 21, 1945, and she died July 10, 1978.

Surviving are one daughter, Ann Dee Nicholson of Huron, IN; his mother, Faye Ball of Mitchell, IN; one sister, Naomi Landreth of Mitchell, IN; two grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his father.

He was a graduate of Huron High School. A World War II veteran serving with the 490 Bomber Group of the Air Force, he was a member of the Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250, Mitchell. He was a retired employee of Simpson Trailer Service and was also a member of the Huron Cemetery Board.

Services for Robert Ball will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 7th, at the Chastain Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Huron Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250, and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107, Mitchell. Friends may call from 3-8:30 p.m. Friday and from 8:30 a.m. until the service time Saturday at Chastain Funeral Home.

Fuesler – Benjamin J. Fuesler of Bedford, IN, formerly of Loogootee, IN, died Wednesday, November 4, 1998, at his residence. Born on December 20, 1995, in Huntingburg, IN, he was the son of Christopher and Annetta (Wade) Fuesler.

Surviving are his mother of Bedford, IN; his father of Washington, IN; one brother, Travis Fuesler at home; one sister, Micah Parker of Springville, IN; the maternal grandparents, Marcia Wade of Loogootee and Jim Wade of Hope, IN; the paternal grandparents, Donald and Judy Fuesler of Washington, IN, the maternal great-grandmothers, Ruth Allen of Fortville, IN, and Mercedes Wade of Greencastle, IN; the paternal great-grandmother, Rosemary Wagner of Loogootee, IN; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his paternal great-grandfather, Reason Wagner, and his maternal great-grandfather, Harry Allen.

Services for Benjamin Fuesler will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 7th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Stanley Kelley officiating. Burial will follow in Springville Christian Cemetery. Friends may call from 309 p.m. Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Lidberg – Richard Louis Lidberg of Bedford, IN, died Wednesday, November 4, 1998, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on March 15, 1929, in Aitkin, MN, he was the son of Bror and Helmi Lidberg. He married Sharon Elaine Rowlands on July 25, 1973, in Charleston, WV, and she survives.

Also surviving are two daughters: Tammy Agnew of Texas and Denise Slaught of Wisconsin; six sons: Rick Lee Lidberg of Oklahoma, Ronald, David, Donald, and Bryan Lidberg, all of Missouri, and Jason Lidberg of Bedford, IN; one brother, Ken Lidberg of Minnesota; four sisters: Dorothy Miles, Carol Louma, Ruth Rengo, and Donna Rice, all of Minnesota; and sixteen grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and one sister.

He was plant manager at Indiana Steel and was an Air Force Veteran.

Services for Richard Lidberg will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 9th, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

11/03/98

Wright – Mary Louise Wright of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, November 3, 1998, at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehab Center. Born on August 7, 1923, in Bedford, IN, she was the daughter of Henry and Gladys (Bower) Ardies. She married James Robert Wright in 1960, and he died in 1972.

Surviving is her caregiver, Beverly Bartlett of Escondido, CA. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

She had been a technical writer for Rockwell International in California and the U.S. Forest Service in Bedford. She was a graduate of Indiana University and was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and Altar Society, and the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33 Auxiliary.

Services for Mary Wright will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 5th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Bernie Cox officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from noon until the service time on Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

11/01/98

Blackburn – Charles H. Blackburn of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, November 1, 1998, at his residence. Born on October 6, 1916, in Bedford, IN, he was the son of William H. and Eva L. (Capshaw) Blackburn. He married Gladys Pinkston on October 30, 1942, and she survives.

Also surviving are one step-son, Jim Polley of Bedford, IN; one sister, Marie Fultz Jacobs of Indianapolis; one granddaughter, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Jane Lake and Helen Green; and one brother, Roy Blackburn.

He was a mechanic and truck driver. He was worked at Reath Stone Co., Dyer-Hopkins Garage, Indiana Limestone Co., and Raymond Hughes Auto Parts, all in Bedford, and in 1977 retired from the Naval Surface Warfare Center-Crane. A World War II Army veteran, he served with the 5th Armored Division. He was a member of the Church of Christ and the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33, Bedford.

Services for Charles Blackburn will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 4th, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with Brother Robert Fenton officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by members of the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33, Bedford. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the White River Humane Society, Bedford.

Flinn – Arthur R. Flinn of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, November 1, 1998, at Bloomington Hospitality House. Born on April 27, 1909, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Bruce B. and Ruby (Crawford) Flinn. He married Geneva Cole on December 23, 1934, and she survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Judy Caswell of Bloomington, IN; one sister, Lois Culver of Bradenton, FL; and one brother, Gale Flinn of California. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Caroline Odom and Lillian Owens, and one grandson.

He was a World War II Navy veteran and a retired pipe fitter. He was a member of the Pipe Fitters Local Union No. 440 and the United Association of Steam Fitters. He was a member of the Central Church of Christ and of the Bedford Lodge No. 14 F&AM.

Services for Arthur Flinn will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 3rd, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Brother Ermil Norman officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday and from noon until the service time on Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Fulton – Gladys Marie Fulton of Indianapolis, formerly of Williams, IN, died Sunday, November 1, 1998, at Westview Hospital in Indianapolis. Born on June 3, 1939, in Canneyville, KY, she was the daughter of Elmer and Leavie Alice (Whalin) Nash. She married Jerry Fulton on May 11, 1984, and he survives.

Also surviving are one son, Joseph Hall of Indianapolis; one daughter, Gina McElroy of Indianapolis; three brothers: Floyd Nash of Williams, IN, Roger and Jerry Nash, both of Mitchell, IN; three sisters: Joyce King of Mitchell, IN, Norma Marcum of Indianapolis, IN, and Dorothy Clem of Bonafay, FL; and eight grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Delbert Nash; one sister, Lorene Clifton; and one niece.

She had been a real estate broker and worked at Westview Hospital as a radiologist. She had also worked at the Westin Hotel in Indianapolis and had coached girls Little League softball. She was a member of the Seventh and Eight United Christian Church in Indianapolis.

Services for Gladys Fulton will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at Haverly Mortuary with the Rev. Fred Clem officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until the service time Wednesday at the mortuary.

Price – Mary Jane Price of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, November 1, 1998, at her residence. Born on October 3, 1925 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Robert and Arzella (Rogers) Holtsclaw. She married George L. Price on October 3, 1941, and he died in February, 1986.

Surviving are one son, Gary G. Price of Indianapolis; one daughter, Brenda Turner of Bedford, IN; four brothers: James, Jerry, and Lexie Holtsclaw, all of Bedford, IN, and Robert Holtsclaw Jr. of California; one sister, Dorothy Armstrong of Oolitic, IN; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and one brother, Ernie Holtsclaw.

She retired from General Motors Powertrain in 1983 and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the women's auxiliaries of the Bedford Boat & Sportsman Club, the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of Crane, and the Indiana Loyal Order of Moose Lodge. She was of Christian faith.

Services for Mary Jane Price will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 4th, at the Dive Christian Church with Johnny Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Terre Haute in the Highland Lawn Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Tuesday at her residence, Box 38, directly across from Dive Christian Church, and are requested to park in the church parking lot. The Day & Carter Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements. There will be no visitation at the mortuary.

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