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Obituaries 1999 – 02 (February)

02/27/99

Houchin – Max Houchin of Indianapolis, formerly of Mitchell, IN, died Saturday, February 27, 1999, at Lawrence Manor Health Care in Indianapolis. Born on May 18, 1921, in Mitchell, IN, he was the son of Andrew and Ruby F. (Root) Houchin.

Surviving are three sisters: Clorine Sanders and Wanda Stigall of Bloomington, IN, and Maxine Taflinger of Bedford, IN; one brother, Earl Houchin of Oaklandon, IN; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four brothers: Paul, Clyde, Kenneth E. and Charles O. Houchin; and two sisters, Lula Grogan and Pearl Grissom.

He was a disabled U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Woodville Baptist Church.

Services for Max Houchin will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 2nd, at Chastain Funeral Home with the Rev. Glenn Hamer officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by the Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Monday and from noon until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Pace – Helen Clara Pace of Bedford, IN, died Saturday, February 27, 1999, at the Westview Nursing and Rehab Center. Born on April 7, 1911, in Orleans, IN, she was the daughter of Thaddeus and Nora (Pointer) Jordan. She married Ralph Frank Pace on August 14, 1931, in Lawrence County, IN, and he preceded her in death on January 28, 1992.

Surviving are one daughter, Linda Ann McIver of Mitchell, IN; one son, Charles Ross Pace of Mitchell, IN; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; two brothers, Paul and Clyde Jordan; and one sister, Eutoka Slatton.

She was a homemaker and a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Bedford.

There will be a graveside service for Helen Pace at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 3rd, at Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Tuesday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

02/26/99

Anderson – William H. "Bill" Anderson of Springville, IN, died Friday, February 26, 1999, at his residence. Born on October 25, 1924, he was the son of Earl and Mellie (Henderson) Anderson. He married Muriel F. Newell on August 1, 1945, and she survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Pamela Mosqueda and Terry McGill, both of Bedford, IN; two sons, Roger Ware of Elgin, IL, and Barry Ware of Lodi, CA; one brother, Chester Anderson of Springville, IN; three sisters: Edith Godsey, Georgia Phillips, and Wanda Reuter, all of Springville, IN; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Helen Blake, Betty Rollins, and Wilma Baker.

He had worked as a machinist at Dana Corp in Elgin, IL, retiring in 1976. He later worked as a custodian at Springville Elementary School, retiring in 1987. Serving with the Navy in the South Pacific, he was a veteran of World War II. He was the Perry Township trustee for five years and served on the township advisory board for twelve years. He attended the Free Methodist Church.

Services for William Anderson will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday at Springville West Cemetery with Pastor Phil Hortop officiating and military rites accorded by the American Legion Gillen Post #33. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Sunday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

Bocock – Geneva I. Bocock of Mitchell, IN, died Friday, February 26, 1999, at the Mitchell Manor Nursing Center. Born on October 21, 1917, in Oolitic, IN, she was the daughter of Martin Arthur and Burvie May Archer. She married Doyle Bocock, and he preceded her in death.

Surviving are one daughter, Debra Jane Harper of Mitchell, IN; one son, Doyle Randel Bocock of Mitchell, IN; one sister, Mildred Lucille Trisler of Martinsville, IN; one brother, Bert Archer of Marion, IN; two grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Doyle Bocock, one sister, and two brothers.

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

There will be no services or visitation. Burial will be at Beech Grove Cemetery. Haverly Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

02/24/99

Erdmann – Donald A. Erdmann of Bedford, IN, died Wednesday, February 14, 1999, at Vencor Hospital of Indianapolis South in Greenwood, IN. Born on September 18, 1933, in Bedford, IN, he was the son of Bruno and Erna (Smith) Erdmann. He married Loretta G. Herod on July 1, 1965, and she survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Jeffery S. and Gregory K. Erdmann, both of Bloomington, IN; two daughters, Dolores M. Lawrence and Donna M. Erdmann, both of Bedford, IN; two brothers, Harry Erdmann of Palmyra, IN, and Tom Erdmann of Scottsburg, IN; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.

He was an attorney and a former Lawrence County Superior Court Judge. He was a member of the American Legion Gillen Post #33 of Bedford, the Bedford Boat & Sportsman Club, the Bedford Elks Lodge, F.O.P., Indiana Judge Association, Indiana State Bar Association, Indiana Supreme Court and was an Indiana Senior Judge.

Services for Donald Erdman will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 27th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Father Bernie Cox officiating. Burial will follow at Cresthaven Memory Gardens with graveside military rites accorded by members of the American Legion Gillen Post #33. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Quackenbush – Robert L. Quackenbush of Bedford, IN, died Wednesday, February 24, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on February 20, 1923, in Bedford, IN, he was the son of Lee and Dorothy (Newkirk) Quackenbush. He married Barbara McDowell on September 9, 1949, and she survives.

Also surviving are one son, Philip Quackenbush of Youngstown, OH; one daughter, Susan Simons of Bainbridge Island, WA; one brother, Jerry Quackenbush of Bedford, IN; and four grandchildren.

He retired as sales manager for the Carbide Tool Division of W.F. Meyers Co. after thirty-nine years of service.

He was a member of the First United Methodist Church. He was a graduate of William & Mary College with degrees in French and psychology and a veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Society of Indiana Pioneers, the Bedford Lodge # 14 F&AM, Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, the American Legion Gillen Post #33 of Bedford, and a life member of the Bedford Elks Lodge.

Services for Robert Quackenbush will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 27th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Curtis Hurley officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. until the service time on Saturday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Memorial contributions may be made to the Capital Improvement Fund of the First United Methodist Church.

02/23/99

Anderson – Frank R. Anderson of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, February 23, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on April 10, 1926, in Monroe County,m IN, he was the son of Charles Martin and Clara Olive (Williams) Anderson. He married Maxine Webb on September 3, 1946, and she survives.

Also surviving are four daughters: Veneita Kay Apple of French Lick, IN, Sharon Lynn Nolan of Heltonville, IN, Barbara Sue Alberts of Wheeling, WV, and Frankie Renee Young of Mitchell, IN; one adopted daughter, Patsy Blalock of Chicago, IL; his mother, Clara Anderson of Bedford, IN; two sisters, Betty Ritchison and Anna Blackwell, both of Bedford, IN; two brothers, Paul and Gene Anderson, both of Bedford, IN; twelve grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father.

A rural mail carrier, he retired from the U.S. Postal Service with thirty-three years of service, and was a World War II Navy veteran. He was of Protestant faith.

Services for Frank Anderson will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, February 26th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Bro. Fred Salmon and Pastor Lyndel Manship officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens with graveside military rites accorded by members of the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33, Bedford. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. until the service time Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

02/21/99

Bartlett – Bertha Bartlett of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, February 21, 1999, at Westview Manor. Born on February 5, 1907, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of William Valentine and Cordelia (Mitchell) Blackwell. She married Winford Bartlett on July 9, 1923, and he preceded her in death.

Surviving are two sons, Opal Bartlett of Bedford, IN, and Dwight Bartlett of Heltonville, IN; three daughters: Peggy Ritter of Bedford, IN, Jeanie Reuter and Velma Chambers, both of Oolitic, IN; two brothers, Burl and Birtle Blackwell, both of Bedford, IN; and one half-brother, Dale Deckard of Bedford, IN. She was preceded in death by her husband; one daughter, Doris Irene Bartlett; and one son, Virgal D. (Tickie) Bartlett.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Bartlettsville Christian Church.

Services for Bertha Bartlett will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 24th, at the Bartlettsville Christian Church with the Rev. Claude Cassada officiating. Burial will follow in the Bartlettsville Christian Church Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from 1 p.m. until the service time on Wednesday at the church.

Clouse – Jesse Clouse of Mitchell, IN, formerly of Mooresville, IN, died Sunday, February 21, 1999, at Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on July 1, 1913, in Mitchell, IN, he was the son of Henry and Nora B. (Wood) Clouse, Sr. He married Helen Powell on October 24, 1936, and she survives.

Also surviving are one son, Robert Hugh Clouse of Indianapolis; one foster son, Jimmy Quattrocchi of Indianapolis; two brothers, Lowell Clouse of Frost Proof, FL, and Henry Clouse, Jr. of Mitchell, IN; four sisters: Elsie Mesarosh of Apple Valley, CA, Edwina Jones of Salinas, CA, Mearle McCoy of Franklin, IN, and Mildred Bauerle of Seymour, IN; three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers: Paul and Bob Clouse; and three sisters: Thelma Thelma Gerkin and Ruth and Maxine Clouse.

He had been an inspector at General Motors Bus and Truck Division in Indianapolis and was a member of United Auto Workers Local 32, Indianapolis. He attended Wesleyan churches in Mitchell and Mooresville.

Services for Jesse Clouse will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 24th, at the Mitchell Wesleyan Church with the Revs. Wes Jones, Michael Lynville, and Fred Cromer officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-11 a.m. Wednesday at Haverly Mortuary and from noon until the service time Wednesday at the church./

Curl – Eva M. Curl of Mitchell, IN, died Sunday, February 21, 1999, at her residence. Born on April 27, 1932, in Bedford, IN, she was the daughter of Hugh F. and Mary Hazel (Hobbs) Pickens. She married Richard Curl on June 1, 1957, and he survives.

Also surviving are one son, Mark Curl of Mitchell, IN; one sister, Joan Briner of Mitchell, IN; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Steven Curl.

A 1950 graduate of Mitchell High School and a 1954 graduate of Indiana University, she taught social studies a total of thirty-one years at Walkerton, Gosport and Mitchell Community Schools. She was a member of Mount Horeb Baptist Church and was a world traveler.

Services for Eva Curl will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 24th, at Chastain Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Kirkman officiating. The body will be cremated. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until the service time Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Lodge in care of Chastain Funeral Home.

Stigall – James F. "Fount" Stigall of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, February 21, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on April 2, 1917, in Pulaski County, KY, he was the son of John Will and Emma (Branham) Stigall. He married Mildren J. Pollard on September 22, 1945, and she survives.

Also surviving are one son, Jack Stigall of Bedford, IN; two daughters, Mary Ann Todd and Rhonda J. Hillenburg, both of Heltonville, IN; two sisters, Mary Lane of Bedford, IN, and Dolly House of Kansas; eleven grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Jim, Sam and Webb Stigall.

He owned and operated Bedford Vault Company. A World War II Army veteran, he was a member of the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33. He was a member of Mount Pleasant Chirstian Church.

Services for James Stigall will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, February 25th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Jim Burks officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33, Bedford. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

02/20/99

Deckard – Vestal "Andy" Deckard of Bedford, IN, died Saturday, February 20, 1999, at Bloomington Hospital. Born on March 17, 1932, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Wesley and Belva (Meadows) Deckard. He married Ada Ritter on April 13, 1952, and she survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Cherie Stone and Vicki Trueblood, both of Bedford; one brother, Opal Deckard of Lawrence County, IN; one sister, Vernice Ross of Lawrence County, IN; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Loretta Hill.

He had been a maintenance mechanic at RCA, retiring after thirty-six years. He had served in the Indiana National Guard and was a member of the Farm Bureau Co-op, Springville Feeder Auction Association, and a former member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union, Bloomington. He had been selected Father of the Year by the Herald-Times and Times-Mail. He attended the Free Methodist Church.

Services for Vestal Deckard will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 24th, at the Free Methodist Church with the Revs. Steve Hale, Reed Beard and Yancy Unger officiating. Burial will follow in Clover Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday and 12-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from 9:30 a.m. until the service time Wednesday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bloomington Hospital Foundation.

Hillenberg – Eva G. Hillenberg of Bedford, IN, died Saturday, February 20, 1999, at Hospitality House. Born on April 7, 1913, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Bemus and Lida (Stewart) Blackwell. She married Woodrow Wilson Hillenberg, and he preceded her in death.

Surviving are one son, Bob Hillenberg of Pittsboro, IN; one sister, Freda Stewart of Ellettsville; five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, two sisters, one brother, and one grandchild.

Retired from Indiana University, she was a homemaker and a member of the Chapel Hill Pentecostal Church.

Services for Eva Hillenberg will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 23rd, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Bro. Greg Eads officiating. Burial will be at Gilgal Cemetery in Heltonville. Friends may call from 5-9 Monday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

02/19/99

Baugh – Betty M. Baugh of Bedford, IN, died Friday, February 19, 1999, at her residence. Born on July 27, 1930, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Thomas Fount and Mary Emma (Hardwick) Strunk. She married Robert F. Baugh on January 18, 1947, and he survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Greg "Butch" Baugh of Mount Vernon, IN, and Brian Baugh of Indianapolis; one daughter, Beth Smith of Bloomington, IN; four sisters: Clara Thompson and Nancy Stout, both of Bedford, IN, Winnie VanSant of Mooresville, IN, and Anne Conner of Harrodsburg, IN; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers, Luther, Leonard, Orville and Clarence "Bud" Strunk.

She worked at Hooks Drugs for fourteen years and was a 30-year volunteer with the Thornton Memorial Boy's Club. She received the Mary Alice Yates Memorial Award for Outstanding Service in 1979.

Services for Betty Baugh will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, February 22nd, at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Springville Christian Cemetery. Friends may call from noon till 4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Sunday and from 10 a.m. until the service time Monday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society of the Thornton Memorial Boys Club.

02/18/99

Widup – G. Josephine Widup of Bedford, IN, died Thursday, February 18, 1999, at the Hospitality House. Born on March 31, 1908, she was the daughter of Andrew Jackson and Mary Jane (Stevens) Jaynes. She married Carl Widup in 1928, and he died January 8, 1983.

Surviving are one son, Carl W. Widup of Bedford, IN; one step-son, David Widup of Tucson, AZ; two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews; She was preceded in death by her husband; one sister, Iva Isaacs; and two brothers, Spencer Jaynes and Charles Jaynes.

She retired from Travelers in Orleans. She was a member of the Southland Church of Christ, the V.F.W. Auxiliary and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Moose Lodge.

Services for Josephine Widup will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 20th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Jim Stevens officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the service time on Saturday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

02/17/99

Allen – Carolyn S. Allen of Mitchell, IN, died Wednesday, February 17, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on March 14, 1938, she was the daughter of Paul and Bonnie (Talbott) Edwards. She married Kenneth L. Allen on July 15, 1956, and he survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Susan L. Backherms of Mitchell, IN; her mother, Bonnie Chestnut of Mitchell, IN; her father, Paul Edwards of Mitchell, IN; one half sister, Paula G. Parsons of Mitchell, IN; and one granddaughter.

She had been owner and operator of the Family Store and had been employed with Home Health Care. She was a 1956 graduate of Huron High School and was a member of the Mitchell Church of the Nazarene.

Services for Sue Allen will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, February 19th, at the Chastain Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Bechtel officiating. Burial will follow in Talbott Cemetery. Friends may call from 3-8:30 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. until the service time Friday at the funeral home.

Blackwell – Norman R. Blackwell of Bedford, IN, died Wednesday, February 17, 1999, at his residence. Born on November 26, 1931, in Oolitic, IN, he was the son of William I. and Ethel M. (Henderson) Blackwell. He married Anna M. Anderson on March 25, 1950, and she survives.

Also surviving are four daughters: Jane Presslar, Susan Sowders, Robin Silvers, and Kim Greer, all of Bedford, IN; three sons: William R. (Willie) at home, William Russell and Michael, both of Bedford, IN; one brother, Burl Wayne Blackwell of Oolitic, IN; two sisters, Lola May Davers of Brownstown, IN, and Janice Roberts of Bedford, IN; one half-brother, Garland Applegate of California; fifteen grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Pamela Blackwell in 1994; his parents; two brothers, Oscar and Morris Blackwell; five sisters, Lois Mowery, Jean Applegate, Lillian Parmalee, Mabel Samuelson, and Marie Blackwell; and one grandchild.

He was a carpenter and a member of the Carpenters Union of Bloomington. A veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving with the U.S. Army. he was a member of the VFW of Oolitic. He was of Protestant faith.

Services for Norman Blackwell will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 20th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Gary Cornwell officiating. Burial will follow in Lowder Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by members of the American Legion Gillen Post #33 of Bedford. Friends may call from 12 noon to 8 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. until the service time of Saturday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Chambers – Charles "Leonard" Chambers of Oolitic, IN, died Wednesday, February 17, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on May 28, 1929, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Jason and Pink (Hawkins) Chambers. He married Velma Bartlett on May 6, 1955, in Brownstown, IN, and she survives.

Also surviving are three daughters; Julianne Colglazier and Deanne Blackburn, both of Bedford, IN, and Leanne Arndt of El Dorado, AR; one son, A.B. Chambers of Madison, IN; one brother, H. Ray Chambers of Heltonville, IN; five sisters: Louise Bailey of Heltonville, IN, Helen Davis, Betty Malott, Marjorie Bartlett, and Sarah Bundy, all of Bedford, IN; and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Herman and Billy Chambers.

A graduate of Heltonville High School, he was an Air Force veteran and was retired from Indiana University, where he was a fire and safety inspector. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, the Heltonville Veterans, and the Lawrence County Genealogical Society.

Services for Leonard Chambers will be at 1:00 p.. Saturday, February 20th, at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Jon Lineback officiating. Burial will follow in Gilgal Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society of to the First Baptist Church, Bedford.

D'Angelo – H. Maxine D'Angelo of Bedford, IN, formerly of Solon, Ohio, died Wednesday, February 17, 1999, at Westview Manor. Born on May 8, 1926, in Bedford, IN, she was the daughter of Hardest Marvin and Hazel (Lanham) Scott. She married Joseph D'Angelo, and he preceded her in death.

Surviving are one daughter, Roxanne Glassco of Oolitic, IN; one aunt, Dorothy Torphy of Bedford, IN; one uncle, Dale Bough of Springville, IN; and one grandchild.

She was a homemaker and of Catholic faith.

Services for Maxine D'Angelo will be at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 20th at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Johnny Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday and the Day & Carter Mortuary.

02/16/99

Hash – James Hash of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, February 16, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on December 13, 1927, in Greene County, IN, he was the son of James and Cleo (Cutrell) Hash. He married Wilma E. Colvin, and she preceded him in death. He married Ruth Pemberton, and she survives.

Also surviving are six daughters: Tammy Cummings of Mitchell, IN, Connie Pace of Brownstown, IN, Brenda Brown of Bloomington, IN, Vickie Cummings, Sandy Prince, and Nancy Freeman, all of Bedford, IN; one son, Troy Nicholson of Bedford, IN; two brothers, Dale Hash of Oolitic, IN, and Bernard Hash o f Bedford, IN; nine grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Lee and Vernon Hash.

He was a Korean War Army veteran and a retired railroad worker. He was a member of the Free Methodist Church.

Services for James Hash will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 19th, at Cresthaven Funeral Home with the Revs. Reed Beard and Phil Hortop officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the service time Friday at the funeral home.

Johnson – Doris W. Johnson of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, February 16, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on May 28, 1939, in Clark County, IL, she was the daughter of Ernest and Irene (Gross) Wilson. She married Kenneth Johnson on November 20, 1972, and he survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Kari Johnson of Kokomo, IN; three children by a previous marriage, Nancy Widup of Bedford, IN, Randall A. Fancher of Checotah, OK, and Debra Walton of Brazil, IN; two step-children, Pamela Barnhart of Indianapolis and Gregory Johnson of Danville, IN; one sister, Phyllis Earlywine of Perrysville, IN; five grandchildren, and three step-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents.

A graduate of Indiana University, she was a preschool teacher at the Free Methodist Church and a member of Dive Christian Church. She was active in Ladies Golf League.

Services for Doris Johnson will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 19th, at the Dive Christian Church. Burial will follow in Dive Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from 9:30 a.m. until the service time Friday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Free Methodist Preschool Building Fund.

Patton – Ronald L. Patton of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, February 16, 1999. Born on November 27, 1939, in Taswell, IN, he was the son of Descoe and Irene (Hall) Patton.

Surviving are his step-mother, Evelyn Patton of Orleans, IN; his fiance, Marie Staley of Bedford, IN; one daughter, Jamie K. Knight of Hardinsburg, IN; one son, Brian Lee Patton of Paoli, IN; one brother, Robert Patton of Bloomington, IN; one sister, Trillis Sue Kendall of Orleans, IN; his ex-wife, Connie Green; two grandsons and several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and several aunts and uncles.

He was a route salesman for Bedford Tom's Sales for fourteen years and had worked for the Colonial/Holsum Bakery for twenty-two years. He was a graduate of Paoli High School. A Vietnam War veteran, serving in Vietnam and Germany, he was a member of the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1686, Oolitic. He was a member of Eagles No. 654 and the Bedford Boat and Sportsman's Club. He was of Protestant faith.

Services for Ronald Patton will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, February 19th, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with the Rev. Stephen Stetler officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by members of the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33, Bedford. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

02/15/99

Bundy – Virginia Rose Bundy of Mitchell, IN, died Monday, February 15, 1999, at Mitchell Manor Living & Rehab Center. Born on October 31, 1933, in Huron, IN, she was the daughter of Fred and Pearl (Hopper) Mundy.

Surviving are two sons, David Bundy of Kansas City, MO, and Richard Howell Jr. of Houston, IN; five daughters: Sharon Bundy and Rita Mathew, both of Mitchell, Elaine King and Eileen Gerkin, both of Bedford, IN, and Debra Eastridge of Phoenix, AZ; one brother, Herschel Mundy of Mitchell; four sisters: Dorothy Workman and Maxine Pridemore, both of Mitchell, IN, Frances Bossell of Shoals, IN, and Thelma Mason of Bedford, IN; seventeen grandchildren; and several great and great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and one sister.

She was a member of the Mitchell Church of Christ.

Services for Virginia Bundy will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 18th, at Chastain Funeral Home with Bros. Allen Burris, Brian Bolton, and Willy Williams officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until the service time Thursday at the funeral home.

02/14/99

Davis – Zora E. Davis of Bloomington, IN, formerly of East Oolitic, IN, died Sunday, February 14, 1999, at Hospitality House in Bedford. Born on August 8, 1923, in Washington County, IN, she was the daughter of Raymond F. and Lucille (Smedley) Gentry. She married Merle A. Davis on February 21, 1942, and he died January 10, 1984.

Surviving are companion, Leo Jacobs of Bloomington, IN; three sons: Frank Duncan of Indianapolis, Merle A. Davis of Bedford, IN, and Rick Davis of Williams, IN; three daughters: Norma Ritchison of Bedford, IN, Sharon Davis of Oolitic, IN, and Patty Walls of Williams, IN; three sisters: Margaret Carter of Solsberry, Elsie Reynolds of Bloomington, IN, and Mary Green of Seymour, IN; twenty grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Ardis Marjean Davis; one brother, Ernie Gentry; and one sister, Bertha Schleibaum.

She was a private duty nurse and a member of the General Baptist Church of East Oolitic.

Services for Zora Davis will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, February 18th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Mike Felliciano officiating. Burial will follow in Brechenridge Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Turpen – Marvin Turpen of Bloomington, IN, died Sunday, February 14, 1999, at his residence. Born on August 14, 1922, in Bartlettsville, IN, he was the son of Grover and Lula (Bartlett) Turpen. He married Glodean Smith on February 15, 1942, and she survives.

Also surviving are one son, Dan Turpen of Ellettsville, IN; one daughter, Janny Gay Stultz of Bedford, IN; one nephew, Floyd R. Morran of Fontana, CA, who was raised in the home; one grandson and four step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Goffria and Gleonard Turpen; and three brothers and one sister in infancy.

He was a World War II Army veteran, having served in North Africa and at Anzio Beach. He retired in December, 1987, as a self-employed truck driver and attended Valley Mission Church of the Nazarene.

Services for Marvin Turpen will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 17th, at the Valley Mission Church of the Nazarene with Pastor J. D. Pickett officiating. Burial will follow in Chapel Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. Tuesday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home and from noon until the service time Wednesday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Wagner – Julie Ann Wagner of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, February 14, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on August 3, 1960, in Bedford, IN, she was the daughter of Bernard and Barbara (Wallace) Edwards. She married Brian L. Wagner, and he survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Audra Lynn Wagner, at home; one son, Andy L. Wagner, at home; one brother, David Edwards of Bedford, IN; and one niece. She was preceded in death by her parents.

A 1978 graduate of Bedford North Lawrence High School, she had worked as a clerk in the Lawrence County Auditor's Office and for Superior Court II. She was a clerk for Applegate, McDonald and Cook, Attorney in Bloomington.

Services for Julie Wagner will be at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 17th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastors Alan Reed and Floyd Brick officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

02/13/99

Bough – Ruby L. Bough of Springville, IN, died Saturday, February 13, 1999, at the Bloomington Hospital. Born on November 27, 1915, in Greene County, IN, she was the daughter of Grover and Retta (Harp) Inman. She married Dale Bough on October 13, 1934, and he survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Patty Davis of Springville, IN; one son, Rodney (Bud) Bough of Oolitic, IN; three brothers: Robert Inman of Springville, IN, James Inman of Muncie, IN, and Harold Inman of Williams, IN; two grandchildren, Scott D. Bough of Bedford, IN, and Rhea Dawn Bough of Oolitic, IN; and two great grandchildren, Tanner Bough of Solsberry, IN, and Kylee Michelle Bough of Avoca, IN. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mabel Jones and Catherine Ferguson, and one brother, Ora Inman.

She had worked at Woolworth's Department Store and was retired from M. Fine & Sons. She was of Pentecostal faith.

Services for Ruby Bough will be at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 16th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Revs. Merla Craig and Clyde Collins officiating. Burial will follow in Hilltop Cemetery. Friends may call from 1-8 p.m. on Monday and from 10 a.m. until the service time on Tuesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Duncan – Grover "Bud" Duncan of Bedford, IN, died Saturday, February 13, 1999, at his residence. Born on October 29, 1927, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of John and Flora (Hughes) Duncan. He married Phyllis C. Robertson on January 16, 1953, and she died July 21, 1988.

Surviving are one sister, Frances Davis of Franklin, IN; two nephews, and two nieces. He was preceded in death by his wife and his parents.

He was a retired butcher.

Services for Grover Duncan will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 17th, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenny Fisher officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

Duncan – Harold D. Duncan of Indianapolis, IN, died Saturday, February 13, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on February 8, 1931, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Holmer C. and Goldie (Prewitt) Duncan. He married Annabelle Boyles on June 5, 1954, and she survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Diana Vanzandt of Plainfield, IN; four sons: Jack Dean Duncan of Frankfort, IN, Jeffrey D. and Andrew E. Duncan, both of Indianapolis, and Timothy W. Duncan of Milwaukee, WI; one brother, Howard Duncan of Cincinnati, OH; three sisters: Treva Whitted of Muncie, IN, Faye Lantz of Anderson, IN, and Nonie Russell of Florida; six grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Robert Duncan.

He was a laborer and a veteran of the Korean War.

Services for Harold Duncan will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 17th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Reed Beard officiating. Burial will follow in Liberty Cemetery in Jackson County, IN. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the service time Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Wood – Calvin H. Wood of North Lauderdale, FL, formerly of Mitchell, IN, died Saturday, February 13, 1999, at University Hospital in Tamarac, FL. Born on June 12, 1928, in Dayton, Ohio, he was the son of Robert Hugh and Grace (Harding) Wood.

Surviving are one daughter, Malinda Kilby of North Lauderdale, FL; one son, Mark Wood of Ramarac, FL; one sister, Rachel Beamish of Keystone Heights, FL; and four grandsons. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Alma Taylor, and one brother, Conrad, Wood.

There will be graveside services for Calvin Wood at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 17th, at Mitchell Cemetery with the Rev. Jack Shake officiating. Friends may call from 6:3008:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Chastain Funeral Home in Mitchell.

02/11/99

Boyer – Mary Carrie Boyer of Bedford, IN, died Thursday, February 11, 1999, at her residence. Born on December 29, 1916, in Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of Earl W. and Edna (Reightler) Boyer.

Surviving are one stepson, Stifanos Almedom of Georgia; two brothers, Charles Boyer and Arthur Boyer, both of California; and one sister, Ruth Stehr of Pennsylvania. She was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.

She was a minister for the Evangelical Methodist Church in Pennsylvania and had served for twenty-five years as a missionary in Africa. She attended the Faith Mission Church in Bedford.

Services for Mary Boyer will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 15th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. J. Stevan Manley officiating. There will be graveside services at 10:00 Wednesday at the Evangelical Methodist Cemetery in Pennsylvania. Friends may call Sunday from 3-9 p.m. at the Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford.

Deckard – Cloie M. Deckard of Bedford, IN, died Thursday, February 11, 1999, at the Hospitality House. Born on December 11, 1899, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Chris and Rose (Southern) Meadows. She married Acie Deckard on July 5, 1924, and he died December 21, 1994.

Surviving are one daughter, Leota Southern of Bedford, IN; one brother, Harold Meadows of Bloomington, IN; one sister, Ruth Young of Bloomington, IN; one granddaughter, four great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, one son, Edward (in infancy), five brothers, and three sisters.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Valley Mission Church of the Nazarene.

Services for Cloie Deckard will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, February 15th, at Valley Mission Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. J. D. Pickett officiating. Burial will follow in Hanson Cemetery in Monroe County, IN. Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. Saturday, from 2-9 p.m. Sunday at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from noon until the service time Monday at the Valley Mission Church

Price – Cora M. Price of Bedford, IN, died Thursday, February 11, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on August 19, 1913, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Clyde Edgar and Addie H. (Douglas) Flinn. She married Grant Price on December 21, 1943, and he died July 17, 1966.

Surviving are one son, Vanice Price of Bedford, IN; one nephew, Jack Price of Bedford, who was raised in the home; three grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, John Franklin Price; one daughter, Mary Elois Price; and one brother, Lawrence O. Flinn.

She retired from M. Fine & Sons and was a graduate of Shawswick High School. She was a member of the Leatherwood Christian Church and a 50-year member of the Leesville Eastern Star.

Services for Cora Price will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 13th, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Haws Cemetery in Pinhook. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, where there will be a memorial service conducted at 7 p.m. by members of the Leesville Eastern Star.

02/09/99

Baker – Edna Mae Baker of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, February 9, 1999, at Westview Nursing and Rehab Center. Born on January 31, 1916, in Anderson, IN, she was the daughter of Homer and Leota (Wellington) Porter. She married Forrest Baker on February 17, 1940, and he died January 29, 1977.

Surviving are one son, William C. Baker of Bedford, IN; three daughters: Patricia Harper of Bloomington, IN, Dorothy Wykoff of Mitchell, IN, and Amy Carol Phillips of Springville, IN; one sister, Betty Jo Ottinger of Fairland, IN; twelve grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Judith Ann and Joyce Sue Baker; two sisters, Audrey Frances Porter and Mary Lucille Boyer; and five brothers, Arnold, Eugene, James, Charles, and William Porter.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Kentucky Ridge Baptist Church in Owensburg and Living Word Church.

Services for Edna Baker will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 11th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Kentucky Ridge Cemetery in Owensburg. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Bowden – Lorena M. Bowden of Indianapolis, died Tuesday, February 9, 1999, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Indianapolis. Born on September 2, 1909, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of On T. and Mary (York) Tincher. She married Kenneth J. Bowden, and he died in 1977.

Surviving are two daughters, Brenda Lawson of Indianapolis, IN, and Phyllis Bechner of Bedford, IN; nine grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Louis and Jesse Tincher, and one sister, Pauline Harlow.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Emerson Avenue Baptist Church, the Order of Eastern Star of Bedford, and the Royal Neighbors of America.

Services for Lorena Bowden will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 13th, at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel in Indianapolis and from 4-8 p.. Friday at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society of the Home for Friendless Animals, 2503 Sutton Ave., Carmel, IN 46032.

Roach – W. Harley Roach of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, February 9, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on September 13, 1913, in Washington, IN, he was the son of Thomas H. and Ethel (Hand) Roach. He married Geneva Maxwell on September 29, 1935, and she survives.

Also surviving are one son, Larry G. Roach of Carmel, IN; two brothers, Gilbert and Herschel Roach, both of Washington, IN; two sisters, Helen McCracken and Delores Rodgers, both of Washington, IN; six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Sharon Holmes, in 1984.

He was a retired journeyman electrician, a former owner and operator of the Roach Garage, and a former employee of the Naval Surface Warfare Center-Crane. He was a member of the Free Methodist Church and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local No. 16.

Services for Harley Roach will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, February 12th, at the Free Methodist Church with the Rev. Reed Beard officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from 11 a.m. until the service time Friday at the church.

02/06/99

Fraser – Betty C. Herley Fraser of Bedford, IN, died Saturday, February 6, 1999, at Bloomington Hospital. Born on March 5, 1918, in Lafayette, IN, she was the daughter of John C. "Jack" and Johanna (Leahy) Herley. She married Donald R. Fraser on October 9, 1942, and he died on October 21, 1997.

Surviving are two daughters, Anne Fraser Martin of Virginia Beach, VA, and Mary Carroll Fraser Mooneyham of Bedford, IN; two sisters, Mary Ellen Inman of Bedford, IN, and Suzanne M. Weiss of Atlanta, GA; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother, Charles Herley.

She had been a secretary/stenographer at Citizens National Bank, Boyer Insurance, and Dunn Memorial Hospital. A 1935 graduate of Bedford High School, she attended Indiana University for two years. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and the St. Vincent Altar Society.

Services for Betty Fraser will be at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 9th, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with Father Bernie Cox and Sister Joan Leurman officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

McDonald – Wilbur "Bill" McDonald, of Bedford, IN, died Saturday, February 6, 1999, at the Bedford Hospitality House. Born on January 2, 1910, in Bedford, IN, he was the son of Milford and Nellie (Tumey) McDonald. He married Crystal Burnece Brown, and she died January 26, 1986. He married Somantha Godby in 1986, and she died in 1993. He then married Gertrude Williamson, and she preceded him in death.

Surviving are one son, William Robert McDonald of Leipsic, IN; two daughters, Patsy Clark and Milly Isom, both of Bedford, IN; one stepdaughter, Elaine Hatfield; three stepsons, Stanley and Glenn Godby and Toby Williamson; three sisters, Frances Cameron, Mildred Arena and Betty Hunter, all of Bedford, IN; ten grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Martin, Walter "Ebie", and Lester McDonald; two sisters, Catherine Sharpe and Juanita McDonald (in infancy); and two grandchildren.

He was a retired tool and die maker at General Motors Powertrain (Central Foundry) and a member of the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. He served as an ordained deacon and Sunday school teacher at Avoca Baptist Church for several years. He was a member of the Bedford Lodge No. 14, F&AM, Scottish Rite, Valley of Indianapolis, United Auto Workers Local No. 440, and the American Association of Retired Persons.

Services for Wilbur McDonald will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 9th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Revs. Jim Woodward, Kenneth Chenoweth and Scott Kuepfer officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Monday and from 8 a.m. until the service time on Tuesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary, where Masonic memorial services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday by members of the Bedford Lodge No. 14, F&AM.

Strunk – Zina M. Strunk of Bedford, IN, died Saturday, February 6, 1999, at her son's residence. Born on December 11, 1918, in Wayne County, KY, she was the daughter of Lloyd and Allie (Godsey) Hughes. She married Elmer Strunk St. in February, 1936, and he died in 1991.

Surviving are three sons, Sam and Elmer "Coon" Strunk, both of Bedford, IN, and Rick Strunk of Oolitic, IN; two daughters, Teresa Webb and Donna Faye Stigall, both of Bedford, IN; one brother, Bobby Hughes of Texas; three sisters, Gladys Leach of Texas, Eva Strunk of Bedford, IN, and Elizabeth Turner of Springville, IN; fifteen grandchildren, twenty-six great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Cecil, Lloyd Jr., Ronnie, and Richard Hughes; two sisters, Catherine Osborne and Jean Magnus; and one great-grandchild.

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

Services for Zina Strunk will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 10th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Bill Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Patton Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from noon until 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

02/05/99

Chaney – Bernice Chaney of Bedford, IN, died Friday, February 5, 1999, at Westview Manor. Born on April 2, 1925, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Labon and Lena (Taylor) Kern. She married Warren Chaney, and he preceded her in death.

Surviving are two sons, Warren Eugene Chaney and Harold Dwain Chaney, both of Bedford, IN; one brother, Labon Kern, Jr. of Mitchell, IN; one sister, Kay Bickel of Indianapolis; three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband and two sisters, Louise Turner and Vivian Clark.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Moose Lodge and the LaFemmes Auxiliary of the American Legion.

Services for Bernice Chaney will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 8th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Hilltop Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Ramey – Frank Ramey of Mitchell, IN, died Friday, February 5, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on October 28, 1911, in Mitchell, IN, he was the son of Allie Francis "Frank" and Mary Ann (Resinger) Ramey.

Surviving are several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one sister and six brothers.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Services for Frank Ramey will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 9th, at Haverly Mortuary with the Rev. Raymond Bunn officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 8 a.m. until the services time on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Watson – M. Fern Watson of Mitchell, IN, died Friday, February 5, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born October 20, 1921, in Mitchell, IN, she was the daughter of Ora V. and Hopal (Mathew) Briscoe. She married Oscar Watson on January 12, 1946, and he died April 23, 1990.

Surviving are one son, David Watson of Anderson, IN; two sisters, Bonnie Duncan of Bedford, IN, and Frances Briscoe of Mitchell, IN; seven brothers: Wilbur Briscoe, Walter "Bus" Briscoe, Leroy Briscoe, Richard Briscoe, and Basil Briscoe, all of Mitchell, IN, Louis "Doodle" Briscoe of Bedford, IN, and Robert Briscoe of Bloomington, IN; two granddaughters, and one great-grandson. She was preceded in death by one brother, James Briscoe, and one sister, Ruby Smith.

She was a member of the Jacob Finger United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women, the Order of Eastern Star No. 325.

Services for Fern Watson will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 8th, at the Jacob Finger United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jack Shake officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday at Chastain Funeral Home and from 9:30 a.m. until the service time at the Monday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Jacob Finger United Methodist Church building fund.

02/04/99

Hegwood – Flora Katherine Hegwood of Crawfordsville, IN, formerly of Bedford, IN, died Thursday, February 4, 1999, at the Ben Hur Nursing Home in Crawfordsville. Born on November 29, 1907, in Dale, IN, she was the daughter of William and Mary Elizabeth (Reinke) Kaiser. She married Roy Hegwood on September 11, 1929, and he died February 19, 1984.

Surviving are several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

She had worked at the Greystone Hotel, the Lawrence County Court House, and J.C. Penney and taught school in Spencer County. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, the Women's Missionary Society, the Women's Department Club, and Diligentia Club. She had attended Indiana State University and Oakland City College.

Services for Flora Hegwood will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 7th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Jon Lineback officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens Mausoleum. Friends may call from noon until the service time Sunday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

02/02/99

Cassidy – Vernadene Cassidy of Solsberry, IN, died on Tuesday, February 2, 1999, from injuries suffered in an traffic accident in Monroe County. Born on April 11, 1943, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Vernor and Vernell (Taylor) Rainey.

Surviving are three sons: Terry and Joel Chandler, both of Bloomington, IN, and Andy Chandler of Solsberry, IN; one daughter, Teresa Cassidy Baker of Springville, IN; one brother, Charles Rainey of Bloomington, IN; and eight grandchildren.

A homemaker, she was a volunteer worker at Bloomington Convalescent Center, and a member Stanford Baptist Church.

Services for Vernadene Cassidy will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 6th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with committal service at 2:00 p.m. at Valhalla Memory Gardens in Bloomington, IN. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Rainey – Vernell T. Rainey of Springville, IN, died on Tuesday, February 2, 1999, from injuries suffered in a traffic accident in Monroe County. Born on April 9, 1920, in Martin County, IN, she was the daughter of William and Fannie (Chastain) Taylor. She married Vernor Rainey on May 29k 1937, and he died September 24, 1985.

Surviving are one son, Charles Rainey of Bloomington, IN; four sisters: Annabell Fields of Bedford, IN, Imogene Crane and Hildred Taylor, both of Shoals, IN, and Opal Dale Mullis of Bloomington, IN; one brother, John Taylor of Bedford, IN; eight grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Retired from RCA in Bloomington, she was a member of the Order of Eastern Star in Stanford, the Farm Bureau Association, and a charter member of the Harrodsburg Lions Club. She was active in the Harrodsburg Heritage Days Celebration.

Services for Vernell Rainey will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 6th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Eastern Star services will be conducted at 7 p.m. by members of the Stanford Order of Eastern Star.

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