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2009-03 (March)

March 31, 2009

Charles E. Pike

Oct. 9, 1958 — March 28, 2009

Charles E. Pike, 50, of Williams, died Saturday at his residence.

Charles was born Oct. 9, 1958, in Louisville, Ky. He was a 1976 graduate of Bardstown High School and a U.S. Navy veteran. He worked side by side with his brother Jim for 27 years operating many business ventures.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Joan Garrett Pike; two brothers, Bobby Pike and Jose Pike; one sister, Mary Kay Pike; and his maternal and paternal grandparents.

Survivors include one son, Charlie “Willie” Pike of Elizabethtown, Ky.; his father, Thomas Vincent Pike of Bardstown, Ky.; two brothers, Jim Pike of Bloomington, and Tom Pike of Cox’s Creek, Ky.; four sisters, Becky Edelen and Theresa Foutch both of Bardstown, Betty Jo Dorton of Fort Dodge, Iowa, and Varina Griffin of Bedford; his fiance´: Donna Davis of Williams; and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian burial will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral, Bardstown with the Rev. Bill Hammer officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery in Bardstown.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today at the Mann and Greenwell Funeral Home in Bardstown. A prayer service will be at 6:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Thomas and Joan Pike Fund to benefit St. Joseph School and The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, c/o The Community Foundation, 325 West Main Street, Suite 1110, Louisville, KY 40202

Online condolences may be sent to the family via the website at mannandgreenwell.com.

Arrangements are being handled by Mann and Greenwell Funeral Home, 212 South Third Street, Bardstown.

James E. Price

Oct. 13, 1938 — March 29, 2009

James Elzia Price, 70, of Bedford, died at 6:20 a.m. on Sunday at Bloomington Hospital.

Born Oct. 13, 1938, in Owensburg, he was the son of Arlie Price and Amanda (Jackson) Tilford. He married Eleanor Potts on March 7, 1959, and they had just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

Jim was a graduate of the Oolitic High School with the class of 1956 and was president of his class reunions. He was a long and devoted volunteer at the Bedford Boys Club and received many volunteer awards. He was always ready to do what he could when they called and needed some help. He attended the Tabernacle of Praise Church and looked forward to being with his church family. Jim retired from General Motors in 2000 after 31 years of service.

Jim’s pride and joy was his wife, Eleanor; his daughter and son-in-law, Lynette and Lynn Greene; his granddaughters, Lynessa and Lynnae Greene, all of Heltonville. Also surviving are one sister, Etta Rose Sanders of Bedford; one stepbrother, John Tilford and wife Polly of Bloomington; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Arlie Price and mother and step-father, Amanda and Willard Tilford.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday at the Tabernacle of Praise Church with Gary Thomas officiating. A graveside committal will be conducted at the Owensburg Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Bedford Boys Club or the Tabernacle of Praise Church.

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

Donna S. Seals

April 17, 1948 — March 28, 2009

Donna Sue Seals, 60, Loogootee, died Saturday at her residence.

She was a homemaker and delivered meals for Meals on Wheels in Martin County.

Survivors include her mother, June Troutt Parsons, West Bloomfield, Mich.; a son, Terry Seals, Loogootee; three daughters, Lynn Williams, Mitchell, April Lester, Fayetteville, N.C., and Kimberly Seals, Loogootee; two sisters, Lana Kay Harmon, Pontiac, Mich., Vicki Lynn Kliest, Union Lake, Mich.; two brothers, John Hall, Stonefort, Ill., and Scott Ruelle, Mio, Mich.; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Brocksmith Funeral Home in Loogootee with burial in Goodwill Cemetery in Loogootee.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

March 30, 2009

Barbara A. Terrell

Aug. 25, 1931 — Mar. 29, 2008

Barbara Ann Terrell, 77, Bloomington, died at 6:40 p.m. Saturday at Bloomington Hospital.

She had been employed at K-Mart, 3-D and Cook, Inc.

Surviving are one daughter, Teresa West, Bloomington; sons, Paul Terrell and David Terrell, both of Bloomington, and C. Michael Terrell, Columbia, Tenn.; five grandchildren; and a sister, Frances Mesarosh, Dayton, Ohio

Funeral service will be at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Brother Craig Moore officiating.

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

Online condolences are available at www.chastainfuneralhome.com

Robert L. Ferrel

Dec. 30, 1936 — Mar. 28, 2009

Robert L. Ferrel, 72, of Sesser, Illinois, and formerly of West Baden Springs, passed away at 12 p.m. Saturday at the Waters of Salem in Salem.

Born Dec. 30, 1936, in West Baden Springs, he was the son of Robert Kenneth and Glendale W. (Seals) Ferrel.

He graduated from West Baden Springs High School and was a U.S. Army veteran, retiring in 1976.

Surviving are daughters, Debra J. Ferrel and Roberta L. Ferrel, both of Arizona, Cheryl R. Ferrel, Spokane, Wash., Brenda A. Dickson and Michele R. Palmer, both of Deer Park, Wash., and Rebecca A. Ferrel of Delaware, Ohio; a son, Michael T. Ferrel of Deer Park, Wash., eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, William “Bill” Ferrel and Everett Ferrel both of Mitchell; and sister, Sheila Flick of Kokomo.

His parents preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Jones officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Ames Chapel Cemetery with military honors accorded by 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 and from 9 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

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

Monte S. Anderson

Oct. 27, 1943 — Mar. 28, 2009

Monte S. Anderson, 65, of 960 Blue Spring Caverns Road, died at 6:03 a.m. on Saturday at Dunn Memorial Hospital.

Born Oct. 27, 1943, in Bedford, he was the son of John and Arie M. (Hubbard) Anderson. Monte married Rhea Dawn Tirey on Jan. 27, 1962.

He was retired from NWSC Crane.

Survivors include his wife, Rhea Dawn Anderson of Bedford; one son, Trent Anderson and wife Darla of Oolitic; two grandsons, Dason and Devin Anderson; one brother, John Cameron Anderson and wife Hettie of Bedford; one sister, Wynn Adams and husband Kenny of Linton; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday from the Elmwood Chapel of Day & Carter Mortuary with Rev. Kenny Adams officiating. Burial will follow in Hopkins Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. on Tuesday. There will be a visitation for his special Amish friends from 9-11 a.m. (English time) on Wednesday at Sharon Mosier’s Log Cabin Auction Barn in Bromer.

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

Charlotte A. Owings

Dec. 28, 1935 — Mar. 28, 2009

Charlotte A. (Hall) Owings, 73, Bloomington, died Saturday.

She was a supervisor of housekeeping for several nursing homes for 30 years. She retired from the Hospitality House in 1995.

Survivors include her husband, Roger Lee Owings, Bloomington; three sons, Rick L. (Jami) Owings, Steven W. Owings and Brent A. (Tracy) Owings, all of Bloomington; three sisters, Carolyn Hill, Bloomington, Jessie Elaine Clark of Florida, and Cathy Brewer; three brothers, Wesley Eugene Hall and Donald Hall, both of Bloomington, and Fred Hall, Oolitic; six grandchildren, Wendy Owings, Nathan L. Owings, Thomas W. Owings, Cody Chambers, Megan Owings, Nikki (Curtis) Dubois; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the Allen Funeral Home in Bloomington. Burial will be at the Salt Creek Cemetery.

Friends may call form 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday and for one hour of visitation prior to service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation.

March 29, 2009

Frances Faye ‘Munner’ Robertson

Frances Faye “Munner” Robertson, 92 years of age, formerly of Bedford, IN, died Saturday, March 28, 2009, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bedford.

Frances was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Robertson; her parents, Clarence and Lina (Fleetwood) Harrell; and siblings, Lois Hayes, Lorene Shields, Helena Brinegar and Bob, John and Hanford Harrell.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Beth and Dick Peterson of New Albany; and her precious granddaughter, Katie Peterson of Indianapolis.

Frances will always be remembered as a very loving, caring and nurturing mother with a fantastic sense of humor. She loved animals, children, raising flowers (particularly tulips), was an excellent seamstress, was known for baking delicious pies, and she dearly loved to shop. Munner was a best friend and phenomenal grandmother who shared lots of precious moments with her granddaughter.

The family would especially like to extend heartfelt thanks to the staff and residents of Autumn Woods who comforted and cared for Munner.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday, March 30th, at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany, and from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 31st, at Cresthaven Memory Gardens in Bedford, IN.

The funeral will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday in the Chapel at Cresthaven Memory Gardens, with burial to follow.

Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana or the Lighthouse Prayer Blanket Ministry at Graceland Baptist Church in New Albany.

March 28, 2009

Leena B. Grissom

March 25, 2009 — March 25, 2009

Leena Blair Grissom, infant daughter of Steven and Jaime (Blair) Grissom was stillborn at 3:48 p.m. Wednesday at Dunn Memorial Hospital in Bedford.

Surviving are her parents, Steve and Jaime Grissom of Mitchell; brothers, Trevin, Lukas and Reece Grissom, all at home; grandparents, Jim and Brenda Blair of Bedford, and Steve and Patsy Grissom of Mitchell; and great-grandparents, June Gresham of Mitchell, and Raymond Hopper of Orleans.

Deceased great-grandparents are James and Katherine Blair, Homer and Evalou Root, Herbert and Barbara Grissom, and Elvin Clark.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mitchell Cemetery with Brother Greg McBride officiating.

Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. on Monday at the Chastain Funeral Home in Mitchell.

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

Frank I. Barieau

Aug. 11, 1932 — March 24, 2009

Frank I. Barieau, 76, South Bend, formerly of Bedford, died Tuesday at Our Lady of Peace Hospital, South Bend.

Frank was in Sales at Grand Auto in California for 31 years. He moved to South Bend 14 years ago coming from California. He was a Veteran of the Untied States Army.

Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Helen (Louden) Barieau; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three great great-grandchildren; his step brother, Carl Howard of Oregon; and two sisters-in-law, Wilma Tincher and Phyllis Fish both of Bedford.

Funeral services will be at noon today at Hahn Funeral Home, Mishawaka, where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Rev. Louis W. Staubs will officiate.

Online condolences are available at www.hahnfuneralhomes.com.

Larry E. Tincher

March 15, 1959 — March 24, 2009

Larry Eugene Tincher, 50, Mitchell, formerly of Washington County, died Tuesday evening at his residence.

Larry is survived by several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Cremation was chosen.

Chastain Funeral Home handled arrangements.

Online condolences are available at www.chastainfuneralhome.com.

March 27, 2009

George A. Pruett

Sept. 29, 1921 — March 24, 2009

George A. Pruett, 87, Orleans, formerly of Mitchell, passed away at 7:09 p.m. Tuesday at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center.

Born Sept. 29, 1921, in Orange County, he was the son of George Elmer and Martha (Owens) Pruett. He married Betty J. Strange April 16, 1946, and she preceded him in death May 27, 1997.

He retired from Mitchell Transport and was a member of the Sun City Christian Center in Florida.

George was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and the recipient of the Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with four Bronze Stars and the Philippines Liberation Ribbon with one Bronze Star. He was a member of the Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

Surviving are a son, Dan L. Pruett and wife JoAnn of Meridian, Idaho; his companion, Irma Jean Johnson of Orleans; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

His parents; wife; brother, Lloyd Pruett; and sisters, Mae Johnson, Lois Powell and twin sister, Clois who died at birth, Lenora Brown, Olive Wells, and Mayme Keen, all preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Scott officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery with military honors accorded by Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. on Saturday and from noon until the service on Sunday at the funeral home.

Casketbearers: Gene Mundy, Bill Luttrell, Mike Pugh, Steve Johnson, Bill Powell, Jeff Johnson, Rodney Hager, and Kevin Pugh.

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

James T. Asbury

Dec. 5, 1918 — March 24, 2009

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at IOOF Cemetery for James Theodore Asbury, 90, who died March 24 in Norman, Okla.

He was born Dec. 5, 1918, in Mitchell.

He was preceded in death by his parents, several siblings, and a grandson, Craig Bowden.

He is survived by his daughter, Sharon Bowden and husband Jerry of Mitchell, grandson, Kevin Bowden; and his adopted family, Melody Johnson of Purcell, Okla., and Angie Nicewander and Elaine Williams of Noble, Okla.

Arrangements are under the direction of Primrose Funeral Service in Norman, Okla.

March 26, 2009

Jimmie L. Trimble

Nov. 19, 1951 — March 24, 2009

Jimmie Lee Trimble, 57, of Bloomington, died Tuesday at Bloomington Hospital.

She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her mother, Shirley Griffin, Bloomington; five children, Clint Asbury, Waynetown, Josh Asbury, Ellettsville, Rachel Gladson, Spencer, Bradley Trimble of Unionville and Sarah Trimble, Bedford; a brother, Timothy Collins, Bloomington; five sisters, Lola “Cookie” Bernit, Ellettsville, Shirlyn Trimble, Spencer, Diana Saunders, Williams, Shannon Lee Griffin, Bloomington and Shara Lindsey, Indianapolis; 12 grandchildren; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins of Loogootee.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home in Spencer with the Rev. Doug Carter officiating. Burial will follow at Solsberry Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until time of service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

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

March 25, 2009

J. David Schreiner

Jan. 8, 1927 — March 23, 2009

J. David Schreiner, 82, of Bedford, died at 4:34 p.m. on Monday at StoneBridge Health Campus.

Born Jan. 8, 1927, in Indianapolis, he was the son of Joseph Conrad and Julia Ann (Pfleger) Schreiner. He married Betty Jean Hubbard on March 31, 1956, and she preceded him in death in January 1998.

He graduated from Anderson High School and Purdue University School of Pharmacy. He practiced pharmacy in Anderson and Bedford and retired in 1983.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving at the 8055 MASH unit in Korea in 1951-52. He was a life member of the American Pharmaceutical Association, a member of Kappa Psi, honorary pharmaceutical fraternity and a life member of the John Birch Society. He attended Highview Baptist Church.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews and his special friend, Doris Holtsclaw. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; one sister, Janet Louise; and three brothers, Carl Joseph, John Edward and Joseph Bernard.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday from the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Danny Goens officiating. Burial will follow in the Green Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the mortuary.

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

Russell ‘Rusty’ Deckard

June 1, 1963 — March 23, 2009

Russell “Rusty” Deckard, 45, of 2592 Ramsey Ridge Road, Heltonville, passed away at 9:33 a.m. on Monday at Bloomington Hospital.

Born June 1, 1963, he was the son of Harold and Edna “Dolly” Deckard. Rusty was born with the rare disease, Prader-Willi, of which not much is known even today.

Rusty was the unofficial mayor of Ramsey Ridge Road. He couldn’t get out much, anymore, but he still phoned to check on his neighbors. Rusty had a great love in his heart for God and for other people. He never met a stranger; they were just someone he hadn’t gotten to know yet. Once he met you he would never forget you and would probably tell you “I love you.”

Rusty attended LARC for almost 25 years. He was a special Olympian with six medals. He was a volunteer at the SICIL office where he folded mailers. For several years, you could find him in the village at Spring Mill State Park where he volunteered. Often he was in the distillery making his walking sticks and if he wasn’t there he might have been found marching with his Civil War unit to raise or lower the flag. Rusty loved Civil War history and could quote lots of facts about President Lincoln.

At one time, Rusty was a junior Boy Scout leader for the Heltonville Troop. He was an honorary member of the Pleasant Run Senior Citizens. He volunteered each year at the annual Heltonville Community Thanksgiving dinner. Rusty was a member of the Life Mission Ministries and went with them on several trips to the Appalachian Mountains.

Rusty’s favorite job was being Santa’s Head Elf. He got to pass out treats to the children after they visited with Santa at the Christmas Parade. He also helped Santa and Mrs. Claus collect and distribute toys and coats each year to needy families. Rusty loved fishing, NASCAR, antique tractors, 18-wheelers and sitting around making music with his brothers, nephews and cousins at family gatherings. Rusty loved music and liked to stand up and sing at church. However, Rusty’s greatest love was his dog. A big Golden Retriever named Ranger. Rusty would argue with you that his dog was really his baby brother. Rusty dreamed of someday going to Ireland with his sister and younger brother but only if we would take a bus. Rusty was a gentle giant, a big man with an even bigger heart.

Survivors include his parents of Heltonville; two sisters, Rita Irwin and husband Danny of Bedford and Melanie Deckard of Heltonville; two brothers, Robert Deckard and wife Nancy of Bloomington, and William Deckard and wife Janet of Bedford; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday from the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Michael Nicholson and Pastor Randy Corbin officiating. Burial will follow in Gilgal Cemetery.

Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the mortuary.

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

Beachel Gilbert

Feb. 9, 1927 — March 23, 2009

Beachel Gilbert, 82, of Martinsville passed from this life on Monday at his residence. He had lived in Martinsville for the past 2 years coming from Oolitic.

He was born on Feb. 9, 1927, in London, Ky., to the late Wallace and Delia (Moore) Gilbert. On Aug. 1, 1945, he married Goldie Margaret (Roach) Gilbert and she survives.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving as PFC with the U.S. Army from April 17, 1945 through Feb. 6, 1947.

He was employed at RCA in Bloomington for approximately 25 years, retiring in March 1987.

He was a member of the Morgan Street Church of Christ in Martinsville and enjoyed fishing, gardening and watching basketball.

He is survived by his wife, Goldie of Martinsville; son, Dan Gilbert of Princeton; two daughters, Marjie Bea Risen of Bloomington and Karen Sproles of Martinsville; three brothers, Voy Gilbert of Oolitic, Kenneth Gilbert of Florida and James Gilbert of Indiana; sister, Ruth Pace of Oolitic; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Stanley & Berchel Gilbert; two sisters, Mandy Steward and Glennie Sutton and one grandson, Matthew Kyle Gilbert.

Lou Hale will conduct a Celebration of Life Service at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at the Neal & Summers Funeral and Cremation Center in Martinsville. A graveside service and burial will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Beech Grove Cemetery in Bedford.

Family and friends may visit from 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral center.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Morgan County Relay for Life, c/o American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.

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

Garries Hillenburg Jr.

June 24, 1983 — March 24, 2009

Garries D. “Spud” Hillenburg Jr., 25, Bedford, died at 2:50 a.m. on Tuesday at Dunn Memorial Hospital.

Born June 24, 1983, in Bedford, he was the son of Garries and Canda (Grubb) Hillenburg.

He was a self-employed contractor.

He attended Holy Ridge Church in Needmore.

Survivors include his parents, Garries and Canda Hillenburg of Bedford; one daughter Alexis Hillenburg of Bloomington; his maternal grandparents, Robert and Connie Grubb of Orleans; his paternal grandfather, Charles Hillenburg and wife Linda of Bedford; paternal grandmother, Nina Gotwals of Medora; two brothers, Brandon Hillenburg and wife Dee, and Travis Hillenburg and wife Nikki, all of Bedford; two sisters, Crystal McLain and husband Greg of Mitchell and Lisha Ray and husband Jason of Fayetteville; 10 nephews; and five nieces.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Kenny Hillenburg, and maternal grandmother, Janice Myers.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford. Burial will be in Dive Cemetery in Bedford.

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

Memorial gifts may be made to the funeral home for the benefit of the family of Garries D. Hillenburg Jr.

Barbara R. Jeffries

March 12, 1936 — March 24, 2009

Barbara R. Jeffries, 73, Bedford, passed away at 5:40 a.m. Tuesday at Dunn Memorial Hospital in Bedford.

Born March 12, 1936, in Bedford, she was the daughter of William Edward and Nora Mae (Puckett) Jeffries.

She was formerly employed at Freeman’s Laundry and Epie’s Restaurant.

Surviving are sons, Bryan Coulter, and Brent Jeffries, both of Jamestown, Tenn., and Martin Coulter of Mitchell; six grandchildren; a brother, Paul Jeffries, Carlisle; and a halfbrother, James Jeffries, Paris Crossing.

Her parents; brothers, Karl Jeffries, Glenn Jeffries, and Russell Dale Jeffries; sisters, Edna Sears, and Helen Hackney; halfbrothers, Herman Jeffries and Orville Jeffries; and halfsister, Dovey Bundy, preceded her in death.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at New Union Cemetery with Brother Dirus Dustin officiating.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. today at Chastain Funeral Home.

Casketbearers will be: Cameron Morran, Bryan Coulter, Brent Jeffries, Mike Jeffries, and Paul Jeffries.

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

Lloyd D. Boruff

June 2, 1936 — March 21 2009

Lloyd D. Boruff, 72, of Unionville, died Saturday at Garden Villa in Bloomington.

He was a stone mill worker.

Survivors include his father, Paul C. Boruff, Unionville; one daughter, Terri Axsom, Bloomington; one son, Tommy Boruff, Spencer; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Phyllis Hollers, Springville, Sandra Tarter, Bloomington and Cheryl Boruff, Unionville.

Graveside services will be conducted at a later date at Valhalla Memory Gardens.

There will be no visitation.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Bloomington Hospital.

Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene & Harrell Chapel in Bloomington is in charge of arrangements.

March 24, 2009

Brenda S. Nolan

April 27, 1942 — March 22, 2009

Brenda S. (King) Nolan, 66, Mitchell, died at 2 p.m. Sunday at Dunn Memorial Hospital.

She was born April 27, 1942, in Oolitic, the daughter of James B. and Lola G. (Stoltz) King. She married Donald Nolan on Aug. 8, 1959, and he survives.

She was employed at White River Lodge and Mitchell Manor as a Qualified Medical Assistant.

She was a member of New Life Trinity Holiness Tabernacle.

Surviving with her husband, Donald of Mitchell; are one daughter, LeAnn Tolliver and husband Darrell of Mitchell; three sons, James Nolan and wife Tammy of Evansville; Mark Nolan and wife Lisa of Bedford; and Brad Nolan and wife Tammy of Mount Vernon; 20 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one sister, Linda Kern and husband Marvin of Port Charlotte, Fla.; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with Brother Mark Brock and Brother Brad Nolan officiating. Burial will be in Beech Grove Cemetery.

Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. on Wednesday, and from 10 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the IU Simon Cancer Center, 535 Barnhill Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202 in memory of Brenda S. Nolan.

Mary K. Dodds

Oct. 25, 1915 — March 21, 2009

Mary K. Dodds, 93, 2101 O Street, Bedford, died at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday at Bedford Regional Medical Center in Bedford.

She was born Oct. 25, 1915, in Clear Spring in Jackson County, the daughter of Samuel David and Flona Mae (Siegler) Hawkins. She married William E. Dodds on Oct. 26, 1935, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 13, 2007.

She was a sewing instructor at Singer Company in Bedford, also a clerk at Sears & Roebuck in Bedford.

She was a former member of the Eastern Star Lodge of Bedford, a member of the Indianapolis Gem and Mineral Society and the Indianapolis African Violet Club.

Survivors include a daughter, Jolene Roberts of Bedford; two grandsons, Bryan E. Roberts and wife Brandie of Bloomington, and Dayne D. Roberts of Bloomington; three great-grandchildren, Gianfranco, Isabella, and Dominic Baucco, all of Bloomington; a half-sister, Mary Lou Craig of Bedford; and nieces and nephews, Leora Hanners Rice, Marcia Hanners MacElfresh, Carol Kopp Allen, Tim Todd, Janet Hawkins Endris, Warren “Chuck” Kopp, John Scott Dodds, Kathy Ping, Loretta Terrell, Barbara Artinian, Charles Craig, Sam Craig and Rebecca “Becky” Otis

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, Mancel “Hap” Hawkins, and Estel Hawkins; and two sisters, Pauline Hanners, and Juanita Todd.

There will be private family services with entombment at Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

The family asks that, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the White River Humane Society.

George McDermed

Sept. 4, 1932 — March 13, 2009

George McDermed, 76, of Bedford, died March 13 at his residence.

Born Sept. 4, 1932 in Lawrence County, he was the son of Lawrence and Pansy (Clouse) McDermed. He married Sharon Byers on June 29, 1957 and she preceded him in death on Oct. 25, 1991.

He was a retired engineering model maker for Westinghouse/ABB in Bloomington with 41 years of service. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving with the U.S. Air Force.

He was a member of the Hillcrest Christian Church, Gillen Post No. 33 American Legion, Westinghouse/ABB Veterans Association and a graduate of Mitchell High School with the class of 1950.

Survivors include a son, Larry McDermed and wife Nancy of Champaign, Ill.; a daughter, Sherri Sowder and husband Lanny of Simpsonville, S.C.; a sister, JoAnn Goldsby and husband Leslie of Mitchell; six grandchildren, Cynthia (McDermed) Rohwedder and husband Jason, Kevin McDermed, Kristy (McDermed) Hawn and husband Patrick, and Christopher, Kristin and Andrew Sowder; two great-grandchildren, Jefferson and Julianne Hawn; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and three sisters, Maxine Polk, Betty Diehl and Rosalie Madison.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday from the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Charlie Scott officiating. Burial will follow in the Green Hill Cemetery with military rites accorded at the graveside by members of Gillen Post No. 33 American Legion.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the mortuary.

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

Patricia L. Grissom

Sept. 24, 1936 — March 21, 2009

Patricia Lou “Patty” (George) Grissom, 72, of Bedford died at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at her residence.

Born Sept. 24, 1936, in Cale, she was the daughter of Louie D. and Josephine E. (Webster) George. She married Leslie Harley Grissom on Oct. 25, 1951, and he preceded her in death on March 30, 2002.

She was a member of the Williams First Baptist Church, an honorary lifetime member of the Bedford Boat and Sportsman’s Club, and a member of the White River Bells.

She worked at Visteon Systems LLC as a weldun line worker.

Survivors include her mother, Josephine George of Bedford; one son, Michael Leslie Grissom and wife Jane Ann of Oolitic; one daughter, Vicky (Grissom) Hicks and husband Joe of Bedford; one granddaughter, Amanda Jane (Grissom) Green and husband Chris of Bedford; two grandsons, Leslie Joe Hicks and wife Kim of Bedford, and John Michael Harley Grissom of Oolitic; and one great-grandson, Gavin Christopher Green of Bedford.

She was preceded in death by her husband and her father.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday from the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Perry Tom East and the Rev. Richard Tallman officiating.

Friends may call from 2 until 8 p.m. today at the mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the American Crohns Society.

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

Olin D. Kern

Aug. 31, 1934 — Mar. 22, 2009

Olin Dee Kern, 74, Jonesboro, died Sunday at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital.

He was born Aug. 31, 1934, in Williams.

He was a Church of Christ minister. He lived in Jonesboro for a little over two years, formerly of Newbern, Tenn.

Mr. Kern attended Tri State College in Angola on a basketball scholarship and graduated from Florida College. He was active in youth and high school sports activities. He was a member of the

Stone Street Church of Christ.

Olin began preaching in 1957 in Lake Orion, Ohio, and has preached for the following congregations: Berea, Ohio, Central, Charlotte, Tenn., South Marion, Marion, South 46th Street, Ft. Smith, Ark., Main & 13th, Blytheville, Ark., Plainfield, Southern Boulevard, Sheffield, Ala., Main Street, Newbern, Tenn., First Street, Lawrenceburg, Tenn. and Stone Strett, Jonesboro), Ark. Twenty of those years were in Newbern, Tenn. During all these years Olin preached in 182 gospel meetings. In congregations where he has done local work as well as in meetings, there have been 993 responses-baptisms, restorations, and placing membership.

Survivors include his wife, Editha Jo Kern; a daughter and her husband, Jody and Dave St. John of Florence, Ala.; a son and his wife, David and Carol Kern of Jonesboro, Ark.; a sister, Rosalee Elrod of Greenwood; four grandchildren,

Adam St. John, Jacob St. John, Madyson St. John and Jay Kern; and several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by his father, Luther Kern; his mother, Bessie Mae Kern; and a sister, Ruth Phipps.

A celebration of his life will be held at noon today at the Stone Street Church of Christ in Jonesboro with Kenneth Camp, Mark Joslin and Dick Blackford officiating. Services are under the direction of Gregg Funeral Home of Jonesboro. Burial will be at noon Wednesday at Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens in Florence, Ala.

Personal condolences may be sent to the Kern family at www.greggfunerals.com.

March 23, 2009

Dale R. Underwood

Oct. 1, 1920 — March 21, 2009

Dale R. Underwood, 88, a resident of StoneBridge Health Campus died at 2:15 a.m. on Saturday at the Bedford Regional Medical Center.

Born Oct. 1, 1920, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Alfred E. and Ruth (Panza) Underwood. He married Lorna June Evans on Oct. 10, 1938, and she survives.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II with the 65th combat infantry division. He was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, and the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33.

Dale worked at Central Foundry in Plant Protection until his retirement in 1980.

Surviving with his wife of 70 years Lorna June; are one daughter, Donna K. Ping and her husband Don of Columbus; three sons, Dale E. “Bud” Underwood and his wife Camille of Oolitic, Jon Mark Underwood and his wife Barbara of Bloomington, and Denny Underwood and his wife Melinda of San Antonio, Texas; two sisters, Donna Rose Brown of Medora and Sarah Tincher of Bedford; one brother, Don Underwood of Bedford; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a special uncle Tom Panza; two sisters, Norma Jean Ellis, and Evelyn Fields; and one brother, Walter “Ike” Underwood.

Funeral services will be at 10 a,m, on Tuesday at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Rick Eldred officiating. Burial will follow in the Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 until 8 p.m. today at the Day & Carter Mortuary. A rosary service will be at 7:30 p.m. today.

Memorial contributions may be made to the “It Just Takes One Foundation,” a beneficiary of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.

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

Kathy Jo Andis

Aug. 3, 1951 — March 20, 2009

Kathy Jo Andis, 57, of Bedford, died at 10:34 p.m. Friday at Bloomington Hospital.

Born Aug. 3, 1951, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Paul Kern and Elizabeth “Betty” (Mitchell) Kern Croy.

She worked at the Indiana University School of Law in payroll and bookkeeping for 20 years. She was a graduate of Oakland City University.

She was a member of the Eagle’s Women’s Auxiliary in Bedford.

She was a very caring individual, thinking of everyone else first. She will be greatly missed.

Survivors include her mother, Elizabeth “Betty” Croy of Bedford; one daughter, Kristie Cauble (Bryan) of Orleans; two sons, Scott Huff (Amy) of New Whiteland and Michael Huff of Bloomington; grandchildren, Michael Lee Jarvis of Paoli, Amber Toliver of Campbellsburg, Haylee Huff, Connie Huff and Courtney Huff, all of Bedford, Joseph Huff, Jessica Huff and Jeffery Huff, all of New Whiteland, and Natasha and Montana Cauble, both of Shelbyville; a great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Toliver of Campbellsburg; one brother, Larry Kern, of Florida; her fiancee, Wayne Thacker of Bedford; and several nieces and nephews.

Her father, Paul Kern; and stepfather, Audley Croy, preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford. Burial will be at Mitchell Cemetery in Monroe County.

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

March 22, 2009

William D. ‘Bill’ Craig

Sept. 16, 1933 — March 18, 2009

William (Bill) D. Craig, 75, of Spencer, formerly of Bedford and Cloverdale, passed away at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at Bloomington Hospital.

He was born Sept. 16, 1933, in Bedford to William Omer and Constance Mae (Duncan) Craig. Bill married Betty Rosalee (Crum) Jones on November 5, 1955.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and worked as a carpenter with Carpenters Local Union 60.

Survivors include his sons, William (Billy) Omer Craig of Cloverdale and Ronnie Dale Craig of Heltonville; sisters, Marie Deckard of Mitchell, Janet Hall of Springville, Donna Scheffel of Columbus; and brothers, James Ambrose Craig of Bloomington, Roy Craig of Mitchell, Gary O. Craig of Bedford, Steve Miller of Ellettsville, and David Miller of Spencer.

He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; and twin sisters, Eva Smith and Reva Steele.

Graveside services will be held Monday, March 23, 2009, at the Simpson Chapel Cemetery at 1 p.m., with Pastor Johnny Johnson officiating. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Monroe County Honor Guard.

There will be no visitation. Arrangements are being handled by Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville.

March 21, 2009

Bertha E. Young

May 6, 1922 — March 19, 2009

Bertha E. Young, 86, of Mitchell, passed away at 8:15 p.m. Thursday at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center.

Born May 6, 1922, in Bryantsville, she was the daughter of Jack Alvin and Dolly Jane (Blevins) Atchison. She was married to Charles Bowden, Everett Staley and Clovis Young, all of whom preceded her in death.

She was a homemaker and had been employed at Reliance Manufacturing and Spring Mill Inn.

Bertha was a member of the Mitchell Church of the Nazarene.

Surviving are her children, Faye Gerkin and friend Michael Trowbridge of Mitchell, Sharon R. Flora of Mitchell, Charlie Bowden and wife Kathy of Bedford, and Barbara Phillips and husband Jerry of Mowequa, Ill.; stepchildren, Gary Young and Cheryl Butler, both of Mitchell, Connie Scott of Oolitic, and Kevin Staley of Bedford; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Erma Pemberton of Bedford, and a brother, Gene Atchison of Mitchell.

Her parents; husbands; sister, Loretta Rush; and brothers, Leon, Earl, and Leland Atchison preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in the Memorial Chapel of the Chastain Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

Friends may call from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday and from 9 a.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home.

Casketbearers will be: Roland Atchison, Tom Gerkin, Lanny Gerkin, Danny Gerkin, Gary Young and Larry Butler.

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

John D. Terry

Feb. 18, 1959 — March 19, 2009

John David Terry, 50, Mill Road, Shoals, died at 8:20 p.m. Thursday at his residence.

He was born Feb. 18, 1959, in Williams, he was the son of Arnold and Agnes Jeanette (Johnson) Terry. He married Debbie Isaacs on March 25, 1980, in Williams, and she survives.

He was a driver for Beelman Truck Company.

He attended the Springs Valley United Pentecostal Church. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Survivors include his wife, Debbie Terry of Shoals; three sons, David Terry and Jeremy Terry, both of Shoals, and Andrew Hopkins of Loogootee; two grandchildren, Gabriel Porter and Aiden Hopkins; five sisters, Norma Jean Bower, Deloris Tincher, and Doris Terry, all of Bedford, Mary Hudson of Mitchell, and Rebekah O’steen of Williams; and one brother, Ronald Terry of Mitchell.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Naomi Robinson; and a brother, Donald Terry.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery in Shoals.

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

March 20, 2009

William H. Landreth

June 29, 1935 — March 18, 2009

William H. Landreth, 73, U.S. 50 West, Bedford, died at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Baptist Hospital Northeast in LaGrange, Ky.

He was born June 29, 1935, in Lawrence County, the son of William and Mable (Gardener) Landreth. He married Bonnie Hupp on Jan. 15, 1955, in Mitchell, and she survives.

He was a longtime insurance agent for Western & Southern Life Insurance Company in Bedford.

He was a member of the Bedford Lodge No. 14 F&AM of the Masons.

Surviving with his wife, Bonnie Landreth of Bedford; are a daughter, Connie Sellers of Jeffersonville; two sons, Tom Landreth of San Antonio, Texas, and Mat Landreth of Spencer; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Haverly Chapel of the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Mitchell, with the Rev. Ronnie McLain officiating. Burial will follow in the Mitchell Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Haverly Chapel. A Masonic service will be at 7 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.

Charity D. Smith

April 2, 1936 — March 18, 2009

Charity Delores (Loveall) Smith, 72, French Lick, formerly of Cuzco, died Wednesday at Medco Health & Rehabilitation Center in French Lick.

She was retired from Crane Army Ammunition Depot and had previously worked at Trav-Ler Radio and Television, Cornwell, Kimball Piano, and the Sewing Factory in Loogootee.

Survivors include one daughter, Janet (Deweese) Stackhouse, Cuzco; three stepdaughters, Sue Webster, Ellettsville, Erva Strange, French Lick, and Linda Buse, Kirkland; one stepson, Ronald Gene Smith, Crane; two brothers, Dennis “Gene” Loveall, Mitchell, and William Loveall, Elkton, Md.; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Monday at the T.L. Pinnick Mortuary in French Lick with the Rev. Mike Stout and the Rev. Corrie Kneer officiating. Burial will be in Crystal Community Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday and from 8 a.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Crystal Community Church.

Online condolences are available at www.tlpinnickmortuary.com.

March 19, 2009

Elmer E. Smith

March 12, 1919 — March 16, 2009

Elmer Eugene “Gene” Smith, 90, of Chestnut Street, Columbus, died at 6:43 p.m. Monday, at Columbus Regional Hospital.

Born in Crete, Ill., March 12, 1919, Mr. Smith was the son of Stacy Elmer and Altha Meadows Smith. He married Martha L. Wiley Dec. 12, 1938.

A member of Garden City Church of Christ, Mr. Smith had been a dairy farmer and substitute mail carrier in Lawrence County and retired from Dayton Tire and Rubber Co. in Ohio. He loved to work outdoors, gardening and all sports.

He was a member of the Moose Lodge, the Elks Lodge and Junior Chamber of Commerce in Bedford and was a 50-year member of Masonic Lodge No. 161 in Leesville.

Survivors include his wife; daughters, Sondra (Edwin) Umphress, Susan (Dean) Emerson and Shelley (Matthew) Dawicke, all of Columbus; sisters, Bette Cronin of Arizona, Mary Alice Voyles and Gayle Howe, both of Columbus; grandchildren, Lisa (Mike) Lovins, Tammy (Steve) Fannin, Tony (Tammy) Murphy, Teri Jackson, Wiley (Lisa) Umphress and Maria (Joel) Doyle; and 17 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at Garden City Church of Christ with the Rev. Virgil Clotfelter and the Rev. Ron Voss officiating. Entombment will be at Garland Brook Mausoleum.

Calling will be at the church from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from noon until service Friday. Memorial contributions may be made to Garden City Church of Christ Building Fund.

Arrangements were made by Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home.

You are invited to view his video tribute after 4 p.m. Thursday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the Internet at www.jewellrittman.com.

Jim Davis

Dec. 19, 1942 — March 17, 2009

Jim Davis, 66, Mitchell, passed away at 7 a.m. Tuesday, at his residence.

Born Dec. 19, 1942, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Robert L. and Stella E. (Meadows) Davis. He married Linda L. Calloway August 12, 1978.

He retired from Cummins Engine in Columbus. He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post No. 250, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and Spring Mill Fraternal Order of Police.

Survivors include his wife, Linda L. Davis of Mitchell; son, James B. Davis of Bedford; daughters, Dana A. Bohall and husband Wallace of Solsberry, Dawn L. Herbst and husband Jim of Bedford, and Hollie A. Brock of Oolitic; stepdaughters, Jennifer Campbell and husband Steve of Salem and Melissa Pinney and husband Alan of Orleans; stepson, Matt Gater of Mitchell; 14 grandchildren; brothers, Robert L. Davis and wife Sandy of Bedford, Gary A. Davis and wife Brenda of Mitchell, Stephen K. Davis and wife Susie of Spencer, and Thomas R. Davis and wife Diane of Mitchell; and sister, Linda K. Godbey and husband Stan of Avoca.

His parents preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Lee Hupp officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery with graveside rites conducted by the Sons of the American Legion Squadron No. 250.

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

Memorial Gifts: American Legion Post No. 250 Clothe-a-Child

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

Catherine L. Gribbins

Dec. 13, 1921 — March 17, 2009

Catherine Louise Gribbins, 87, Paoli, died at 5:48 p.m. Tuesday at Paoli Health & Living Community in Paoli.

She was a retired sales lady for National Motor Club of Dallas, Texas.

Survivors include three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two nieces; one nephew; and her caretaker, Mary Henderson of Mitchell.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the McAdams Mortuary in Paoli, with Brother Harvey McAdams officiating. Burial will be in Paoli Community Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m on Friday at the mortuary.

March 17, 2009

Inez P. Abram

Sept. 23, 1917 — March 13, 2009

Inez “Pauline” Abram, 91, of Orlando, Fla., and formerly of the Huron and Bryantsville areas of Lawrence County, died Friday at Orlando Florida East in Orlando.

She was born Sept. 23, 1917, in Lawrence County, the daughter of Harry and Maude (Weddle) Dorsett. She married Albert Edwards on Aug. 10, 1940, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 11, 1968. She later married Verne Abram, and he also preceded her in death.

She was retired from NWSC Crane and a graduate of Huron High School with the class of 1935. She was a member of the Bryantsville Church of Christ.

Survivors include one son, Wallace Edwards of Willard, Mo., one daughter, Donna Nelson of Orlando, Fla.; two sisters, Patty Moffatt and Wilma Shearhart, both of Mitchell; one brother, Harry Dorsett and wife Sheila of Mitchell; four grandchildren, Pamela, Veronica, Joe and Tommy; and three great-grandchildren, David, Jennifer, and Jonathan.

She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; three brothers, Robert, William and Lawrence Dorsett; and one sister, Frances Embree.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Ferguson-Lee Haverly Chapel in Mitchell with the Rev. Mark Bechtel and Brother Jerry Allen officiating. Burial is in the Bryantsville Cemetery.

Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Lowell E. Resler

Nov. 21, 1942 — March 15, 2009

Lowell Eugene Resler, 66, of Bloomington, died Sunday at his residence.

He was a construction worker.

Survivors include four sons, Lowell Eugene Resler Jr., Ellettsville, Tony Resler, Bloomfield, Dennis Resler, Odon and Kevin Resler, Spencer; an adopted daughter, Dawn Asher, Bloomfield; his father, Henry Lowell Resler, Linton; and one brother, Robert Wayne Resler, Bedford.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield. Burial will be at Prairie Chapel Cemetery in rural Lyons.

Friends may call one hour prior to services Wednesday at the funeral home.

Catherine Poole

Nov. 11, 1918 — March 15, 2009

Catherine “Katie” Poole, 90, of Bedford, passed away on Sunday at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born Nov. 11, 1918, in Chicago, she was the daughter of Matt Ratkovich and Mary Morris.

Katie married Earl Poole on Nov. 9, 1946 and he preceded her in death in 1962.

She was retired from M. Fine & Sons.

Katie was a member of the St. John’s Episcopal Church, the Eastern Star and the Eagles Auxiliary.

Survivors include two stepsons, James Poole of Georgia, and Jerry Poole of Oolitic; two sisters, Mildred Ratkovich and Rosa Taylor, both of Bedford; one brother Daniel Ratkovich of Bedford; and several stepgrandchildren; step-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and her caregivers, Bev Wray and Donna Barrett both of Bedford.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two stepsons, Alan Poole and Kenneth Poole; three sisters, Amanda Skidmore, Anna Spaulding and Josephine Strunk, two brothers, Nickie and John Ratkovich.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday from the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with burial following in Beech Grove Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 until 8 p.m. today at the mortuary.

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

March 16, 2009

Russell E. Edmonson

Sept. 22, 1948 — March 15, 2009

Russell Edward “Russ” Edmonson, 60, Mitchell, passed away at 8:36 a.m. on Sunday, at home surrounded by his loving family.

Born Sept. 22, 1948, in Orange County, he was the son of Charley and Catherine (Sanders) Edmonson. He married Connie Jean Reynolds June 3, 1985.

He was superintendent of the water and sewage department for the City of Mitchell for 27 years, and was a member of the Mitchell Volunteer Fire Department.

Survivors include his wife, Connie Jean Edmonson, Mitchell; three daughters, Michelle Jones and husband Jack of Mitchell, Mary Poole and husband Mike of Mitchell, Katrina Arthur and husband Steve of Greene County; three sons, John Cleek of Mitchell, Kevin Cleek of Orleans, and Vick DeCarlo Cleek of Springville; 14 grandchildren; brothers, Kenny Edmanson and wife Linda of Huntington and James Edmonson and wife Sue of Mitchell; sisters, Irene Short and friend Jerry York of Paoli and Brenda Kennedy and husband Terry of Linton; known as his second mother, Mary Etta Gaddis of Mitchell; lifelong friends, Jerry Hancock, Roger Duncan, Charles Cooper and Bob and Helen Rager, all of Mitchell; and several nieces and nephews.

His parents; brothers, Arthur Dale Sanders and Donald Eugene Edmonson; and sister, Mary Lois Kennedy, preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Pastor Dave Mikulsky officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Casketbearers will be: Jack Jones, Mike Poole, Steve Arthur, Eddie Short, Robbie Edmonson and Jerrid Edmonson.

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

Margaret F. White

June 23, 1928 — March 13, 2009

Margaret Frances White 80, Mitchell, passed away at 6:09 p.m. Friday at Dunn Memorial Hospital in Bedford.

Born June 23, 1928, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Cap Reynolds and May York. She married Noble Glenn White Nov. 29, 1944, and he preceded her in death Oct. 16, 2004.

She was a seamstress and had been employed at Bell Cleaners for 27 years and at Purkhiser Cleaners for 14 years. Margaret was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Survivors include sons, David F. White of Bloomington and Terry L. White of Pierceton; daughters, Linda S. Hudson of Mitchell and Shirley D. White of Indianapolis; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Her parents and husband preceded her in death.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Rick Eldred officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. today at Chastain Funeral Home. A prayer service will be at 7:30 p.m.

Casketbearers will be: Scott Cooper, Billy Dunn, Kevin Hudson, Chris White, James White, and Joshua White.

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

David E. Westerhaus

Feb. 20, 1961 — March 12, 2009

David Edward Westerhaus 48, Indianapolis, formerly of Mitchell, passed away Thursday.

He was born in Indianapolis on Feb. 20, 1961.

David graduated from Indiana University in 1984, where he also completed his Masters of Education in 1986, and his MBA in 2008. He was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma. David was the operations director at Finishmaster.

He enjoyed playing golf, woodworking, spending time with his family, and teaching his nieces and nephews and grandchildren the finer aspects of being a Hoosier.

David is survived by his wife, Charlotte, whom he married on June 25, 1988. He is also survived by his son, Charles Edward Westerhaus, and his daughter, Chrystal Marie Westerhaus; his grandchildren, Quincy and Quentin Harper; his father, Donald Westerhaus (Shirley), and his mother, Patricia Bardes (Bill); his brothers, John Westerhaus and Christopher Burnett (Laura); his sisters, Laura Carlisle (Kent) and Jehane Vandermark; his father and mother-in-law, Herbert and Charlene Betts; and his sisters-in-law, Alberta Denise Rucker (Michael), Twyla Booker (Tony), and Lois Redd (Steve); and 11 nephews and three nieces.

A celebration service of David’s life will be at noon on Tuesday at Legacy Funeral Center at Memorial Park, where visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the service. Interment will be at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.

Condolences may be shared with David’s family online at www.legacyfuneralcenter.com.

Hubert G. Apple

Aug. 21, 1918 — March 14, 2009

Hubert G. Apple, 90, Paoli, died Saturday at Washington County Memorial Hospital in Salem.

He was a retired school teacher in Lawrence and Orange counties and a farmer.

Survivors include one daughter, Marilyn J. Brown, Paoli; two sons, James H. Apple, Hardinsburg, and Benny R. Apple, Orleans; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and three great- great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the McAdams Mortuary in Paoli with Brother James Babcock officiating. Burial will be in Paoli Community Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. today at the mortuary.

Louis M. Ochs

Louis M. Ochs, 93, of Louisville, Ky., passed away March 13.

He was retired from American Air Filter after 37 years of service as an industrial engineer and plant manager. He was a member of Lynnhurst United Church of Christ of over 70 years, where he served as elder and elder emeritus.

Survivors include three children, Gary Louis Ochs (Marsha) of Bedford, Donna K. Henderson (Glenn) of Simpsonville, Ky., and Anita S. Pulham (Gary) of Lehi, Utah; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Lynnhurst United Church of Christ, 4401 Taylor Boulevard, Louisville, with entombment in Resthaven Memorial Park.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. on Thursday at Nunnelley Funeral Home, 4327 Taylor Boulevard, Louisville.

Expression of sympathy may be made to the memorial fund of his church.

March 15, 2009

Roger Brummett

June 24, 1942 — March 14, 2009

Roger Brummett, 66, of Springville, died Saturday at Bloomington Hospital.

Born June 24, 1942, in Bedford, he was the son of Frank and Pauline LaVera (Porter) Brummett.

He was a U.S. Army veteran and was an over the road truck driver for more than 30 years. He was a member of Owensburg Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sisters, Diana McCloud, Linda Kidd and Amy Brummett, all of Owensburg; one brother, Bill Brummett of Owensburg; special friend Leah Elliott and her family, of Owensburg; four nieces and nephews; six great-nieces and great-nephews; one great-great-niece and one great-great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one nephew and one great-nephew.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield, with Pastor Larry Mitchell and Pastor Jim Dwyer officiating. Burial will be at Owensburg Cemetery, with military graveside services by Bloomfield American Legion Post 196.

Friends may call 4-8 p.m. today and one hour prior to services Monday at the funeral home.

Sandy Kay Cranfield

Jan. 7, 1945 — March 12, 2009

Sandy K. Cranfield, 64, of Mitchell, died Thursday at her residence.

She was previously employed at Sylvania.

Survivors include one daughter, Lisa M. Samples of Uniontown, Ky; her mother, Nina Cox of Bedford; and two sisters, Patty Reynolds of Bedford and Cathy Towle of Bloomington.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Mitchell Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.

March 14, 2009

Jacqualine Shelton

Oct. 18, 1950 — March 12, 2009

Jacqualine “Jackie” Shelton, 58, departed this physical life on Thursday.

She was born on Oct. 18, 1950, to Carl E. and Lavon (Cooper) Reynolds.

A lifelong resident of Mitchell, she graduated from Mitchell High School in 1968. She worked at the Mitchell Tribune for a number of years and in 1980, founded The Bookery. It began as a new and used bookstore, and in 1990, a video rental store was added. When the bookstore closed, a laundromat was added in 2004. The video store closed in 2007.

She married Jerry Lee Shelton on Sept. 13, 1968, and he survives.

Also surviving are: her mom, a lifelong mentor, helper, and friend of Mitchell; a much loved daughter, Jeri Leigh Jacobs and husband, Lance, Orleans; three beloved grandchildren, Caitie Shelton, Garrett Jacobs, and Emmy Jacobs, Orleans; brother and also a lifelong helper and friend, Greg Reynolds, Mitchell; two loving sisters, Leetta Cooper and husband Mark, Birdseye, and Carla Gurnett and husband Dan, Harvard, Ill.; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, and cousins, including a special cousin, Michelle Porter, Mitchell; four brothers-in-law, Jim Shelton, Mitchell, Steve Shelton, Shoals, Chet Shelton, Bedford, and Arnold “Doc” Shelton, Bedford; special friends, Susan Hanns, Bedford, Ursula Newsome, Bedford, Genie Wooden, Mitchell, and Linda Cecil, Mitchell; and her beloved dogs and cats.

She was preceded in death by her dad, Carl, in 1986, and brother, Kevin, in 2000.

Jackie requests that no flowers be sent. Memorial contributions may be sent to White River Humane Society, P.O. Box 792, Bedford, IN 47421 or to LMSarcoma Direct Research, P.O. Box 52697, Tulsa, OK 74152, or to the charity of your choice.

Friends may call from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at Chastain Funeral Home. A memorial service will be at 5 p.m. at the funeral home with Reverend Steve Jones officiating.

At the request of the deceased, the body will be cremated and the family tombstone will be located in Talbott Cemetery, Bono Township.

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

March 13, 2009

Carl W. Cooprider

Oct. 26, 1925 — March 11, 2009

Carl Wilbur Cooprider, 83, of Bloomington, formerly of Jasonville and Bedford, passed away peacefully at home with family and friends by his side on Wednesday.

He was born on Oct. 26, 1925, in Terre Haute, to Coy and Marie Cooprider of Clay City. Carl proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He retired from NWSC Crane in 1987 after 30 years of service.

He was a member of the VFW. Carl was a member of the Cornerstone Christian Fellowship in Bloomington.

Carl leaves behind his wife of 60 years Thelma (Haseman) Cooprider; daughter, Darlene Williams; grandsons, Scott and Eric Orman; granddaughter Leslie Withers; three great-grandchildren Madi and Dawson Orman and Cole Withers; four sisters, Helen Shepper, Dorothy Seymour, Pat Wollard and Willie Heaton; and two brothers, Donovan Cooprider and Homer Cooprider.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother; Charlie Cooprider; and one sister Sue Johnson.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Allen Funeral Home, 4155 S. Old State Road 37 in Bloomington, with Pastor David Wigington officiating. Burial will be at 12:30 p.m. at Lebanon Cemetery in Midland.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cornerstone Christian Fellowship or the Nightingale Hospice.

Mildred B. Beaton

Sept. 21 1921 — March 11, 2009

Mildred B. “Millie” Beaton, 87, Bedford, died at 6:53 p.m. Wednesday at her residence.

Born Sept. 21, 1921, in Holcomb, Mo., she was the daughter of Elias and Mary (Long) Eskew. She married Malcolm Beaton on April 3, 1954, in Detroit, Mich., and he preceded her in death.

She was a homemaker and had also worked at Chrysler Motor Company.

She attended Englewood Baptist Church.

Survivors include one son, Malcolm M. Beaton and wife Debra of Mitchell; one daughter, Karen Beaton, Redford, Mich.; and two granddaughters, Kristina and Jessica Beaton of Mitchell.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one sister, Clodean Mayo; and two brothers, Virgil and Vaval Eskew.

There will be no services.

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

Jonathan W. Eubanks

May 1, 1983 — March 11, 2009

Jonathan Wayne Eubanks, 25, Bloomington, died at 6 p.m. Wednesday at his residence.

He was a quality inspector at Cook Inc.

Survivors include his parents, Billy Dean and Linda (Kirkendoll) Eubanks II, Huron; brothers, Jacob Eubanks, Huron, Billy Eubanks III, West Lafayette, and Jason Lee White, Sterling Heights, Mich., a sister, Jennifer Eubanks, Mitchell; and paternal grandmother, Mary Lou Deweese, Speedway.

Funeral services will be at 5 p.m. Saturday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Brother Don Whetstine officiating.

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

Cremation was chosen.

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

March 12, 2009

Rosa,mond J. Farmer

June 27, 1926 — March 10, 2009

Rosamond June Farmer, 82, formerly of Vinegar Hill Road, Bedford, died at 5:23 p.m. Tuesday at Garden Villa in Bedford.

Born June 27, 1926, in Dugger, she was the daughter of Raleigh and Lillian Gertrude (Morford) Ranard. She married Joe E. Farmer on Nov. 28, 1963, at Englewood Baptist Church, and he preceded her in death on July 22, 2002.

She worked at RCA in Bloomington, retiring after 30 years.

She was a member of Englewood Baptist Church, RCA Retirees, Lawrence County Extension Homemakers and Lawrence County Farm Bureau Co-Op.

Survivors include one son, Roger Griffith of Dripping Springs, Texas; one daughter, Richelle Rucker of Walton, Ky.; six grandchildren, Lee Griffith and Tracey Finkbinder, both of Texas, Josiah Rucker, Zachary Rucker, Lydia Rucker, and Aliya Rucker, all of Walton, Ky.; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and two brothers, Ralph and Buck Ranard.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford with the Rev. David Ferry officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

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

Robert L. Kelley

Aug. 17, 1937 — March 9, 2009

Robert L. Kelley, 71, of Bloomington, died Monday.

Survivors include his wife, Kathy D. Kelley, Bloomington; six children, William Kelley, Christina Kelley, Jodie Kelley, Michelle

Kelley and Robbie Robertson, all of Bloomington, and Michele Hill of Springville; one sister, Sue Kenagey of Louisiana;

15 grandchildren, all of Bloomington, and numerous great-grandchildren.

Family memorial services will be conducted at a later date.

March 11, 2009

Rudeen L. Patton

March 6, 1932 — March 10, 2009

Rudeen Luttrell Patton, 77, of 985 Hayes Road (Guthrie Community) Bedford, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday at Dunn Memorial Hospital.

Born March 6, 1932 in Casey County, Ky., she was the daughter of Louie Luttrell and Alma (Roger) Luttrell Kern. She married William Eugene Patton on Aug. 9, 1952, and he preceded her in death.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include three daughters, Teresa Lynn Swenson and husband Gary of Williams, Denise Ann Turner and husband Lee of Oolitic, and Leasa Mae Francis and husband Clarence of Guthrie; five grandchildren, Kim Jones, Karly Rudeen Morrow, Nathan Patton, Shane Francis and Ariana Wilson; eight great-grandchildren; three brothers, Charles, Michael and Dewey Luttrell; a brother-in-law, Dean Patton; a sister-in-law, Gloria McKeaigg; three half-brothers, William, Lanny and Danny Luttrell; and a half-sister, Robin Johnson all of Bedford.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; five brothers; one sister (in infancy); and a half-brother, Robert Luttrell.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday at the Chapel on the Hill (formerly Patton Hill Church) with Sister Becky Ryan officiating. Burial will follow in the Patton Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from 11 a.m. until the service on Friday at the church.

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

Louis G. Kovacs Jr.

Nov. 27, 1946 — March 9, 2009

Louis G. Kovacs Jr., 62, Bedford, died at 4:34 p.m. Monday at the Bedford Regional Medical Center.

Born Nov. 27, 1946, in Flushing, N.Y., he was the son of Louis G. Kovacs Sr. and Mary (Plunkett) Kovacs. He married Sharon S. Dedrick on March 9, 1968, and she survives.

He retired in 1994 after 30 years at NWSC Crane.

He was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church; Knights of Columbus No. 1166 and No. 1921 (4th degree), where he was a very active member, serving as Past Grand Knight; was past president of Lawrence County Right to Life; and was a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam.

Surviving with his wife Sharon of Bedford; are two sons, Louis Kovacs III and wife Kimberly of Bedford, and Jason T. Kovacs, and fiancee´ Jessica M. Carter, both of Bedford; four grandchildren, Tyler Scott Kovacs, Allison Marie Kovacs, Emily Ann Kovacs, and Abigail Shae Dennis; two sisters, Patricia Ryan of New York, and his twin sister, Linda Hecker and her husband Peter of New Hampshire; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Rick Eldred and Deacon David Reising officiating.

Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Thursday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with a Knights of Columbus Rosary at 7:30 p.m.

Contributions may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church Family Life Center building fund in memory of Louis G. Kovacs Jr.

March 10, 2009

Marilyn Meadows

Sept. 23, 1941 — March 7, 2009

Marilyn Meadows, 67, of Bedford, died at 3:02 p.m. Saturday at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born Sept. 23, 1941, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Cletis Cazee and Mary Ann (Parker) Rodman.

She was a loving mother and homemaker and member of the Crossroads Community Church. Music was her passion, she sang gospel music at Mr. Gatti’s in Bedford and at the Goodtimes Restaurant in Bloomfield. She received many awards for singing to patients in nursing homes in Bedford, Mitchell and Paoli. She helped many lives through song and made many friends.

She was one of the first women to graduate from construction school in Oolitic.

Survivors include two daughters, Cynthia Godsey and husband Rick of Bedford and Kimberly Highley of Springville; four sons, Steven Burns and wife Shannon, Thomas Burns and wife Christi, all of Arkansas, and Larry and David Windeknecht both of Missouri; several brothers and sisters; 21 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents’ Roscoe, Jr. and Bessie Parker, the couple who raised her; two half-brothers; one half-sister; and one grandson, Trent Richard Highley.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday from the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Ken Ransom officiating. Burial will follow in the Springville Christian Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday and from 10 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the mortuary. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Marilyn at www.daycarter.com.

Dorcas M. Banks

Aug. 8, 1922 — March 8, 2009

Dorcas M. Banks, 86, 1220 Elm Park I, Mitchell, passed away at 7:35 p.m. Sunday at StoneBridge Health Campus in Bedford.

Born Aug. 8, 1922, in Stafford, Ohio, she was the daughter of Wayne and Ida Mae (Mallett) Robbins. She married John J. Banks on Aug. 10, 1971, and he survives.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Mitchell Church of the Nazarene.

Dorcas graduated from Stafford High School in 1941, and was a member of AARP and Today’s Homemakers.

Surviving are her husband, John J. Banks, Mitchell; daughters, Pam (Barry) Childers, Noblesville, Patty (Larry) Hobbs, Williamsburg, Ky., and Dee (Don) Haney, Mitchell; a brother, Bob (Stephanie) Robbins, Baltimore, Md.; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

Her parents and brothers, Charles, Junior, and Harold Robbins, preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Mitchell Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Mark Bechtel, Pastor Dave Mikulsky, and Brother Don Haney officiating.

Entombment will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Chastain Funeral Home and from noon until the service on Thursday at the church.

Casketbearers will be: Aaron Haney, Seavor Roach, David Hobbs, Todd Nye, Jeremy Hobbs, Steve Blair, and Barry Childers.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Mitchell Church of the Nazarene.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastain

funeralhome.com.

Charles Goodson

Charles “Chuck” Goodson, 58, St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Bedford, died Monday at his home, following a lengthy illness.

He was a musician and a graduate of Bedford High School.

Survivors include his mother, Betty Murphy Cerrone; a sister, Mary Beth Migherey, both of St. Petersburg; four nephews and one niece.

Burial will be in St. Petersburg.

Local information provided by Day & Carter Mortuary.

March 09, 2009

Harley R. Fields

Feb. 20, 1942 — March 6, 2009

Harley R. Fields, 67, 2201 South Waterplant Road, Westport, died at 11:48 p.m. Friday at Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility at Columbus

Born Feb. 20, 1942. in Lawrence County, he was the son of Claty and Mildred (Carpenter) Fields. He married Irma Duvall on June 2, 1962, in Evansville, and she survives.

He was born and raised in Lawrence County and has been a Westport area resident since 1966. He graduated from Huron High School in 1960.

He retired from Cummins Engine Company in April of 1994 after 30 years of service.

He was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church; National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association — 40 year member and a field representative for 24 years. He received the Field Representative of the year award in 2005. He was a Hunter Education Instructor for 31 years. He received the United States Instructor of the Year award in 2005 and the Indiana Hunter Education Volunteer Instructor of the year award in August 1997; Fish Creek Long Rifles for 30 years; Decatur County Conservation Club for 25 years and former member of the board of directors; 4-H Shooting Sports Coach for 18 years; Coon Hunter’s Muzzle Loading Club at Batesville; National Rifle Association member & Shotgun instructor; He worked with the “Jake Days” and Youth Hunter Education Challenge for several years. He was also a trainer for “youth shoots;” and the Long Hunter Society. He enjoyed camping at Friendship, shooting, being outdoors and spending time with his grandchildren.

Surviving with his wife Irma Fields of Westport; are two daughters, Kathy (Pete) Holdreith and Brenda (Lloyd) Smith, all of Westport; one sister, Sheryl (Bob) Walton of Mitchell; one brother, Phillip (Karen) Fields of Bedford; and six grandchildren, Haley Holdreith, Hilary Holdreith, Hannah Holdreith, Austin Smith, Holly Holdreith, and Brandon Smith, all of Westport.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Denis Catholic Church with Father Rob Hankee officiating. Burial will follow in St. Denis Cemetery

Friends may call from 3:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home with a Prayer Service at 3:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Westport Community Volunteer Fire Department through the funeral home.

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

Ray Manis

June 24, 1928 — March 6, 2009

Ray D. Manis, 80, Franklin, formerly of Bedford, died Friday at Franklin United Methodist Community in Franklin.

Ray coached basketball and taught math for 30 years. He was an athletic director for an additional 16 years. He was head basketball coach at Bedford High School and retired as athletic director at Bedford North Lawrence High School.

Survivors include his wife, Jaqueline Hudkins Manis, Franklin; two sons, Patrick Manis, Franklin, and Michael Manis, Newland, N.C.; one daughter, Kathleen Erickson, Franklin; eight grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters.

Funeral services will be at noon Tuesday at the M.C. Smith Funeral Home in Knox. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery in Knox.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service.

A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Grace United Methodist Church in Franklin, with calling from 6 p.m. until the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Franklin Methodist Community or the Grace United Methodist Church in Franklin.

The Jessen Funeral Home, Franklin Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.

March 08, 2009

Rodney Eugene ‘Big Ronnie’ Rice

May 14, 1939 — March 5, 2009

Rodney Eugene “Big Ronnie” Rice, 69, of Springville, died Thursday at Bloomington Hospital.

He was a wrecker driver and a U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Louise Dushey Rice; two sons, Robert Charles Rice and Ronald Rice, both of Bloomington; two daughters, Rena Weaver and Kathy Chambers, both of Bloomington; four sisters, Alice and Connie, both of Ohio, Helen Strange of Bloomington and Vickie Savia of Ellettsville; and two brothers, Timmie Savia of Texas and Victor Savia of Bloomington.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at White Oak Cemetery.

No visitation is planned.

Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene and Harrell Chapel is handling the arrangements.

March 06, 2009

Edward L. Hutton

May 5, 1919 — March 3, 2009

Edward L. Hutton, age 89, died Tuesday at his residence in Indian Hill, Ohio.

Mr. Hutton was a prominent philanthropist and businessman in the Cincinnati area. He joined the Army in May 1943 and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant on May 5, 1944. Following the war he was recruited to serve as Lieutenant on General Clay’s staff, which managed the U.S. occupied zone in Germany. After his discharge from the service in 1946, Mr. Hutton worked in several positions in foreign trade and consulting roles.

In 1964, he began work in New York with W.R. Grace & Co. on the purchase of the DuBois Chemical Company located in Cincinnati, Ohio. This business eventually became Chemed Corporation in 1971. Mr. Hutton held the positions of President and Chief Executive Officer until 1993 and 2001, respectively. In 1993, he was elected Chairman of the Company. From 1981 until 2008, he served as the Chairman of Omnicare, Inc., Covington, Ky.

“Ed Hutton has been my mentor and friend for more than 45 years. His wisdom, guidance and dedication have been critical to the success of many business and philanthropic ventures. His leadership qualities and insights have left an indelible and positive mark on all who knew him,” said Joel F. Gemunder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Omnicare Inc.

Mr. Hutton tirelessly supported many charitable, educational and social organizations including Indiana University, Bedford North Lawrence High School, University of the Cumberlands, Cincinnati Land Cooperative and The University of Cincinnati College of Nursing.

Born in Bedford, Indiana, on May 5, 1919, he was a son of the late Fred Hutton and Margaret Drehobl Hutton. Mr. Hutton held B.S. and M.S. degrees with distinction from Indiana University. He also received honorary Doctor of Law degrees from Indiana University and University of the Cumberlands. He is recipient of Indiana University’s Distinguished Alumni Service Award, the IU Foundation’s Herman B Wells Visionary Award and the Thomas Hart Benton Mural Medallion. Mr. Hutton was also a trustee emeritus of Milliken University and served as co-chairman of the President’s Private Sector Survey on Cost Control, known as “The Grace Commission” from 1982 to 1984.

In addition to his wife, Kathryn Jane Hutton (nee Alexander); survivors include three children, Edward A. Hutton of Cincinnati, Ohio, Thomas C. (Betsy) Hutton of Bronxville, New York, and Jennie Hutton (Douglas) Jacoby of Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts; and a sister Janice Inman of Avon, Indiana. He was the devoted grandfather of Sam, Libby, Jack, Eamon, Ryan Jane, Miles and Grant.

Mr. Hutton will long be remembered by his family and many friends. His generosity and business acumen will be missed by all who had the good fortune of knowing and working with him.

A memorial service in his honor will be held in the spring.

Ruth G. Williams

April 8, 1917 — Feb. 27, 2009

Ruth G. Williams, 91, of Darlington, formerly of Linden, and a Lawrence County native, died Feb. 27 in Tempe, Ariz. at her daughter’s residence

She had worked at North Montgomery High School, where she had been a cook.

Surviving are three sons, Dwight Williams, Congress, Ariz., Walter Williams, Monticello, James Williams, Port Charlotte, Fla.; two daughters, Lou Ellen Chapman, Darlington, and Maria J. Wood of Tempe, Ariz.; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday at the Linden United Methodist Church with the Rev. LaMont Bonath officiating. Burial will follow in the Linden Cemetery.

Friends may call from 3-6 p.m. Sunday and for one hour prior to the services on Monday at the church. The Order of Eastern Star will have a service at 5:45 p.m. Sunday.

Memorials may be made to the Linden United Methodist Church. Hahn-Groeber Funeral Home, Linden is caring for the family.

Online condolences are available at www.hahngroeberfuneralhome.com.

Harold A. Lindsey

Feb. 15, 1941 — March 2, 2009

After fighting a battle with cancer, Harold A. Lindsey, 68, of Rosharon, Texas, formerly of Mitchell, died Monday evening at his residence.

Born Feb. 15, 1941, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Effie Cogswell Lindsey and James Lindsey. He married Gwenne Lindsey in 1984, and she survives.

Harold retired from NASA Contractor Johnson Engineering. He was a respected member of the NASA community and received many awards for his work as a Class A prototype machinist. He especially enjoyed riding motorcyles and being outdoors.

In addition to his wife, Gwenne, he is survived a sister, Margaret Peyton of Mitchell; his four children, Paula Murphy of Mitchell, Shani Beavers of Bedford, Monty Lindsey of French Lick, and Jackie Emberton of Mitchell; three stepdaughters, Susan Roger, Amanda Pearson, and Rebecca Donnelly, all of Texas; six grandchildren, Autumn Tolliver, Lucas and Chantelle Emberton, Katie and Colton Beavers, and KyAnn Terrell; three stepgrandchildren, Sydney Roger, and Tanner and Max Tolliver; and four great-grandchildren, Ayden and Blaise Tolliver, and Megan and Zachary Emberton.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, a brother, and one grandson.

He was a member of the First Christian Church in Alvin, Texas.

There will be a small memorial service in Rosharon, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital by calling (800) 822-6344.

Betty J. Chatman

Feb. 12, 1933 — March 3, 2009

Betty Jean (Beaty) Chatman, 76, West Baden Springs, died at 11:05 p.m. Tuesday at Bloomington Hospital of Orange County in Paoli.

She had been a waitress at the Homestead Restaurant and had also been previously employed at Essex in Orleans.

Survivors include her husband, Ray Chatman, West Baden; four sons, Darrell Penennell, Michael Chatman, and Patrick Chatman, all of French Lick, and Jeffery Chatman, Dubois; three brothers, Junior Beaty, Ellettsville, Shirley Beaty, Mitchell, and Charles Beaty, Loogootee; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the T.L. Pinnick Mortuary in French Lick with the Rev. Larry Smoot officiating. Burial will be in South Liberty Cemetery in French Lick.

Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at the mortuary.

Online condolences are available at www.tlpinnickmortuary.com.

March 05, 2009

Edward L. Hutton

May 5, 1919 — March 3, 2009

Edward L. Hutton, age 89, a native of Bedford, died Tuesday at his residence in Indian Hill, Ohio.

He was a prominent philanthropist and businessman in the Cincinnati area.

Survivors include his wife Kathryn Jane (Alexander) Hutton; three children, Edward A. Hutton, Cincinnati, Ohio, Thomas C. Hutton, Bronxville, New York, and Jane C. Jacoby, Wellesley Hills, Mass.; a sister Janice Inman of Avon; and seven grandchildren.

A memorial service will be later in the spring.

James R. Child

Aug. 16, 1934 — March 3, 2009

James R. Child, 74, of 2620 Washington Ave., Bedford, died at 1:09 a.m. on Tuesday at Monroe Hospital in Bloomington.

Born Aug. 16, 1934, in Bedford, he was the son of Russell H. and Alberta (Stephens) Child. He married Patsy Lou Lewis on April 6, 1956, and she survives.

James was a mechanical contractor and former owner of H.F.I. Inc. He was a 34-year member of the American Patriot Lodge No. 750 F&AM, Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, Murat Shrine, American Legion Gillen Post No. 33, Bedford Elks Lodge and the Moose Lodge.

Survivors include his wife, Patsy, of Bedford; two daughters, Debra L. Norman and husband Rick and Kim Child-Thomas; a son, Bradley S. Child and wife Kay all of Bedford; six grandchildren, Cory Thomas and wife Sarah, Hadyn Child, Dylan Norman, Drew Norman, Haley (McDaniel) Brummett and husband David and Laura Norman; five great-grandchildren, Madisyn, Reece, Hadley, Kaden and Braden, all of Bedford; a sister, Mary Ann Baker and husband Bill of Bedford; and one niece and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday from the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens with military rites accorded at the graveside by members of the Gillen Post No. 33 American Legion.

Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the mortuary. Masonic services will be at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 6 by members of the American Patriot Lodge No. 750. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of James at www.daycarter.com.

Lois E. Terrell

Jan. 27, 1924 — March 3, 2009

Lois Evelyn (Pearson) Terrell, 85, of Bedford, died Tuesday at Greenwood Village South.

Born Jan. 27, 1924, in Greene County, she was the daughter of Harvey Franklin and Delta (Turpen) Pearson. She married Eldon Lafferty and he preceded her in death in 1950. She later married Houston Lee Graves and he died in 1963. She then married Curtis Hale Terrell in 1966 and he died May 18, 1999.

She was a graduate of Bloomfield High School and the Indiana Central Business College.

She retired from NWSC Crane and was a member of the Tabernacle of Praise Church.

Survivors include three sons, Larry Lafferty and wife Judy (Hershey) of Bedford, Stanley Lafferty and wife Glenda (Robertson) of Paducah, Ky. and Jack Graves and wife Bobbi (Spicer) of Greenwood; two stepchildren, Elaine Graves Pearson and husband David of Cloverdale, and Norma Graves (Wehrman) and husband Bill of Valparaiso; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three husbands; three brothers, Ray, Wayne and Franklin Pearson; two sisters, Vivian Lawrence and Lillian Pearson; and one stepson, William Lafferty.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Friday from the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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

Wilbur E. Rainey

June 7, 1933 — March 3, 2009

Wilbur E. “Bill” Rainey, 75, of Williams, died at 8:43 p.m. on Tuesday at his residence.

Born June 7, 1933 in Martin County, he was the son of Rufo and Eva Inez (Lindsey) Rainey. He married Linda Brown on June 4, 1955, and she survives.

He was a mechanic and heavy equipment operator for Hancock Construction and a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He was a member of the Old Union Christian Church. His passion was logging and his horses.

Survivors include his wife, Linda of Williams; one daughter, Becky Ashley and husband Denny of Williams; two sons, Jack Rainey and wife Sharon, and Brad Rainey all of Williams; 10 grandchildren, Jason Rainey and wife Alicia, Shannon Greenwell and husband Shayne, Amanda Sullivan and husband Brent, Sarah and Stephanie Ashley, Matthew Rainey and wife Crystal, Issac Rainey and wife Jennifer, Jessica Floerke and husband Jessie, and Skylar and J.D. Ashley; 11 great-grandchildren, Jack, Alivia, Mason, Grace, Garrett, Gibson, Nate, Nick, Abby, Travis and Robert; and four sisters, Inez Goodman, Della Jones, Betty Jo Hood and Phyllis Mae Sturgis, all of Bloomington.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Bob Rainey; two sisters, Sue Ellen Rainey and Mildred Sipes; one brother, Ralph Baker.

Graveside services will be at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at Old Union Cemetery with Aaron Levering officiating. Burial will follow. Military rites will be accorded at the graveside by members of the Cecil Martin Post No. 250 American Legion.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Old Union Christian Church Cemetery Fund.

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

Paul E. Morgan

Aug. 4, 1938 — March 4, 2009

Paul Eugene Morgan, 70, of Bedford, died at 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday at StoneBridge Health Campus in Bedford following a seven-month illness.

Born Aug. 4, 1938, in Orange County, he was the son of Paul and Marie (Beaty) Morgan. He graduated from Bedford High School with the class of 1956 and was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He was the owner of an aluminum business in Hobe Sound, Fla., for seven years and was a commercial fisherman out of Jupiter, Fla. He was a member of the West Palm Beach Coin Club and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Survivors include two daughters, Susan Conner and husband Wendell of Franklin, and Paula Harpole of Orlando, Fla.; two brothers, David Morgan and wife Barbara of Jupiter, Fla., and Clark Morgan and wife Angela of Bedford; two sisters, Judy Kellams and husband Bill of Bedford and Lana Morgan of Bedford; four grandchildren, Paul Morgan and Stephanie Conner, both of Franklin, and Angela Fletcher and Thomas Fuller both of Florida; two great-grandchildren, Zachary and Isaac Morgan of Franklin; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one daughter, Lisa Jean Morgan.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Monday from the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Kenny Bundy officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Military rites will be accorded at the graveside by members of Gillen Post No. 33 American Legion.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the service on Monday at the mortuary.

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

Betty J. Briscoe

Nov. 22, 1925 — March 3, 2009

Betty J. Briscoe, 83, Mitchell, passed away at 11:16 a.m. Tuesday at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center.

Born Nov. 22, 1925, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of Roy and Elizabeth (Boston) Rippy. She married James M. Briscoe on Sept. 4, 1965, and he preceded her in death Feb. 12, 1996.

She was a homemaker and a member of Jacob Finger United Methodist Church. Betty graduated from Mitchell High School in 1945.

Surviving is one son, James A. Briscoe and wife Nancy of Brazil; and grandchildren, Matthew and Carmen Briscoe.

Her parents and husband preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with the Rev. Jack Shake officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home. Memorial Gifts: Jacob Finger United Methodist Church Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com

Patty S. Chastain

Aug. 7, 1937 — March 3, 2009

Patty Sue Chastain, 71, Paoli, passed away at 5:55 p.m. Tuesday at Bloomington Hospital of Bloomington.

She was born Aug. 7, 1937, in Paoli, the daughter of Elmer and Ethel (Jenkins) Longest. She married Clyde W. Chastain on Oct. 10, 1951, and he survives.

She was the owner/operator of Pat’s Beauty Shop of Paoli for over 40 years.

She was a member of Paoli Christian Church and Eastern Star formerly of Paoli.

Survivors include her husband, Clyde W. Chastain of Paoli; four sons, Terry Chastain of Mitchell, and Randy Chastain, Kim Chastain and David Chastain, all of Paoli; her mother, Ethel Longest Debler of Paoli; three sisters, Wanda McIntosh and Nancy Manship, both of Paoli; and Virginia “Jennie” Kellams of Bedford; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother Elmer Leon Longest

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Paoli Christian Church with Brother Jeff Noah officiating. Burial will be in Paoli Community Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today at the McAdams Mortuary and from 10 a.m. until the service on Friday at the church.

Betty J. Chatman

Feb. 12, 1933 — March 3, 2009

Betty Jean (Beaty) 76, West Baden Springs, died at 11:05 p.m. Tuesday at Bloomington Hospital of Orange County in Paoli.

She had been a waitress at the Homestead Restaurant and had also been previously employed at Essex in Orleans.

Survivors include four sons, Darrell Penennell, Michael Chatman, and Patrick Chatman, all of French Lick, and Jeffery Chatman, Dubois; three brothers, Junior Beaty, Ellettsville, Shirley Beaty, Mitchell, and Charles Beaty, Loogootee; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the T.L. Pinnick Mortuary in French Lick with the Rev. Larry Smoot officiating. Burial will be in South Liberty Cemetery in French Lick.

Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at the mortuary.

Online condolences are available at www.tlpinnickmortuary.com.

Marilyn B. Bias

Marilyn Beasley Bias, 71 of Indianapolis, formerly of Mitchell, died Feb. 27, at Yellow Rose Hospice.

She is survived by her sister, Treva Cooper of Bedford.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Mitchell Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center-Decatur Township in Indianapolis.

March 04, 2009

Helen C. Cornett

Nov. 23, 1920 — March 3, 2009

Helen C. Cornett, 88, of Williams, died at 4:45 a.m. on Tuesday at Westview Manor in Bedford.

Born Nov. 23, 1920, in Hazard, Ky., she was the daughter of Tony and Eliza (Parton) Noplis. She married Johnie Cornett on Dec. 15, 1945, and he preceded her in death on May 8, 1998.

She was a waitress at Tindall’s Hardware in Bedford.

Survivors include one daughter, Linda Thatcher and husband John of Orlando, Fla.; one son, Dennis Cornett and wife Michelle of Williams; three grandsons, John, Daniel and Nathan Thatcher; and one granddaughter, Whitney Cornett.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one sister; and five brothers.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday from the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with John Thatcher officiating. Burial will follow in the Indian Creek Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the mortuary.

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

Lois E. Terrell

Jan. 27, 1924 — March 3, 2009

Lois Evelyn (Pearson) Terrell, 85, of Bedford, died Tuesday at Greenwood Village South.

She retired from NWSC Crane.

Survivors include three sons, Larry Lafferty, Bedford, Stanley Lafferty, Paducah, Ky., and Jack Graves, Greenwood; two stepchildren, Elaine Graves Pearson, Cloverdale, and Norma Graves, Valparaiso; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Friday from the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the mortuary.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Online condolences are available at www.daycarter.com.

James R. Child

Aug. 16, 1934 — March 3, 2009

James R. Child, 74, of Bedford, died at 1:09 a.m. on Tuesday at Monroe Hospital in Bloomington.

He was a mechanical contractor and former owner of H.F.I. Inc.

Survivors include his wife, Patsy, Bedford; two daughters, Debra L. Norman and Kim Child-Thomas; a son, Bradley S. Child, all of Bedford; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mary Ann Baker, Bedford.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday from the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens with military rites accorded and the graveside by members of the Gillen Post No. 33 American Legion.

Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the mortuary. Masonic services will be conducted at 7 p.m. on Friday by members of the American Patriot Lodge No. 750.

Online condolences are available at www.daycarter.com.

Billy M. Baugh Jr.

May 12, 1982 — March 3, 2009

Billy M. Baugh Jr., 26, Bloomington, died Tuesday in Bloomington.

He was a painter.

Survivors include his mother, Laura (Wells) Baugh, Bloomington; his father, Billy Baugh, Kokomo; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Baugh, Indianapolis, and Dorothy Vaughn, Bloomington; one brother; three sisters; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford. Burial will follow in Clear Creek Cemetery.

Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

March 03, 2009

Mark A. Thompson

July 5, 1960 — Feb. 28, 2009

Mark Allan Thompson, 48, Bloomfield, a native of Bedford, died at 11:15 a.m. Saturday at his son’s residence in Bloomfield.

He was a service technician for Maxwell’s in Bloomington and a U.S. Air Force veteran.

Survivors include his children, Michael Gene Thompson, Bloomfield, Sara Heumann, Bloomington, and Amanda Thompson, Solsberry; his parents, Dallas and Kathy Thompson, Bloomington; brother, Jeff Thompson, Bloomington, four grandchildren; and good friend, Cindy Starnes.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Cincinnati Christian Church with the Rev. Henry Mann Jr. and the Rev. Tony Stinson officiating. Burial will be in Springville Cemetery West.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the services on Wednesday at the church.

Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home Bloomfield is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Online condolences are available at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com.

March 02, 2009

Rosalie Eagans

May 22, 1919 — Feb. 27, 2009

Rosalie Eagans, 89, of East Oolitic died Friday at Miller’s Merry Manor in Portage.

Born May 22, 1919, in Jackson, Ky., she was the daughter of William L. and Lillian (Grass) Roberts. She married Claude Eagans on June 9, 1962, and he preceded her in death in February 1989.

She was retired from Kern’s Restaurant and Hobby’s Inn. She was of the Pentecostal faith.

Survivors include two sons, Michael Luttrell of Lake Station, and Marty Eagans of Bedford; one daughter, Evelyn Terrell of Heltonville; one stepson, Larry Eagans of Bedford; and three granddaughters, Crystal Sullivan of Bedford; Ida Poole and husband Gerry of Portage and Jackie Luttrell of Bloomfield; six grandsons, Brent Eagans of East Oolitic, Scott Terrell, Matt Terrell and Cory Terrell and wife Dena all of Bedford, Jeremy Terrell and wife Chelsea of Avoca, and Michael Luttrell and wife Jeannie of LaPorte; 19 great-grandchildren; one unborn great-granddaughter; several stepgrandchildren; and one aunt in Florida. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, stepson, Michael Eagans and great-grandson, Dalton Michael Terrell.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday from the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Jeff Hauersperger officiating. Burial will follow in the Beech Grove Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 until 8 p.m. today at the mortuary.

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

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