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Obituaries 1999 – 03 (March)

03/31/99

Begley – Margaret F. Begley of Bedford, IN, died Wednesday, March 31, 1999, at the Bloomington Hospital. Born on September 20, 1919, in Bedford, IN, she was the daughter of Harley and Goldie (Penrose) Kinder. She married Levi Begley Aug. 26, 1946, and he died Nov.27, 1993.

Surviving are one daughter, Mary Alice Yaney of Bedford, IN; one sister , Mrs. Gerald (Lucille) Mikels of California; and two grandsons. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Fred Kinder of West Virginia.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Central Church of Christ.

Services for Margaret Begley will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Flynn – Bennie Leroy Flynn of Bedford, IN, died Wednesday, March 31, 1999, at his residence. Born on June 27, 1932, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Bennie Joesph and Ethel Marie (Smith) Flynn. He married Shirley Yvonne Butler on January 19, 1952, and she survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Linda Lou Aronson and Susan Yvonne Swango, both of Bedford, IN; one son, Gregory Scott Flynn of Bedford, IN; three brothers: Kenneth F. Flynn of Solsberry, IN, Ronald L. Flynn of Oolitic, IN, and Montez Dwayne Flynn of Springville, IN; four sisters: Doris Harris, Delores Phillips, Mary Phillips, and Donna Elayne Kimmel, all of Springville, IN; seven grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Danny Leroy Flynn.

He was a retired truck driver, a driver for Jerry Arthur Paving and a bus driver for North Lawrence Community Schools. He was a member of the Oolitic Trinity Pentecostal Church.

Services for Bennie Flynn will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 3rd, at the Oolitic Trinity Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Keith Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from 11 a.m. Saturday until the service time Saturday at the church.

03/30/99

Brown – Roberta Brown of Oolitic, IN, died Tuesday, March 30, 1999, at her residence. Born on April 26, 1916, in Kentucky, she was the daughter of John Samuel and Lula (Lane) Pemberton. She married Buck Brown, and he preceded her in death.

Surviving are several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by five sisters, Lori Elsie, Ada Pearl, Mary, Louis Jean and Marie.

She was a homemaker.

There will be a graveside service for Roberta Brown at 3:00 p.m. Friday, April 2nd, at Breckenridge Cemetery. The Day & Carter Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements. There will be no service or visitation at the mortuary.

Gordon – Lillian O. Gordon of Mitchell, IN, died Tuesday, March 30, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on August 3, 1940, in Martin County, IN, she was the daughter of Elmer L. and Ida (Blake) Gilbert. She married Robert E. Gordon on August 20, 1955, and he survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Vicki Cole of Freeport, IL, and Betty Robbins of Mitchell, IN; two sons, Richard and Gary Gordon, both of Mitchell, IN; four brothers: John and Robert Gilbert, both of Loogootee, IN, Cletus and David Gilbert, both of Mitchell, IN; two sisters, Hazel Pemberton of Mitchell, IN, and Juanita Marshall of Paoli, IN; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a set of sibling twins in infancy; one sister, Mary Jones, and one brother, Charlie Gilbert.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Salvation Army in Mitchell.

Services for Lillian Gordon will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 3rd, at the Haverly Mortuary with Mike Meyers officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. until the service time Saturday at the funeral home.

03/29/99

Ingalls – William C. Ingalls of Phoenix, AZ, formerly of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, March 29, 1999, at John C. Lincoln Hospital in Phoenix. Born on June 15, 1924, in Minneapolis, MN, he was the son of William and Lucy M. Edmonson Ingalls. He married Suzanne Stewart on October 9, 1953, and she survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Sallie Ingalls Rudd of Phoenix, AZ, and Susan Ingalls Lee of Saline, MI; one brother, James F. Ingalls of Bedford, IN; one sister, Lucy Ann Ingalls Hostettler of Annondale, VA; and one granddaughter.

He was president of Indiana Sandstone Co. from 1953 to 1986, when he retired. A 1942 graduate of Culver Military Academy, he graduated from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA, in 1949. He served with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from 1942-1946 and was a former member of the Bedford Elks Lodge, Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity, and I-Deal Club. He was an elder in the First Presbyterian Church.

Services for William Ingalls will be at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, April 3rd, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Braden officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens Mausoleum. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the service time Saturday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the White River Humane Society.

Martin – Catherine G. Martin of Williams, IN, died Monday, March 29, 1999 at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on April 26, 1965, in Bedford, IN, she was the daughter of Junior and Evalee Phillips. She married Rex Martin on June 23, 1984, and he survives.

Also surviving are one son, Bobby Martin at home; her mother of Williams, IN; two sisters, Ettamae Elliott of Williams, IN, and Tammy Holland of Bedford, IN; six brothers: Jay Phillips, Charles, Terry, and Eugene Cain, all of Williams, IN, Lloyd Phillips of Bedford, IN, and Bryan Phillips of Spencer, IN. She was preceded in death by her father and her paternal and maternal grandparents.

She was a phlebotomist at the Bedford Regional Medical Center.

Services for Catherine Martin will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 1st, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Revs. Alan Phillips and Wendell Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in Springville West Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and from 11 a.m. until the service time Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Speer – Mildred Lynn Speer of Bedford, IN, died Monday, March 29, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on July 12, 1935, in Knightstown, IN, she was the daughter of Vernie and Kyle (Bennett) Moore. She married Robert Speer on May 10, 1968, and he survives.

Also surviving are three daughters: Donna Hillenburg of Silverville, IN, Tina Burks of Bedford, IN, and Kim Jarvis of Avoca, IN; two sons, Larry Joe Speer of Springville, IN, and Kevin J. Speer of Bedford, IN; two brothers, Cecil and Kenneth Moore, both of Indianapolis, IN; three sisters: Lola Mae "Susie" Walker of Indianapolis, IN, JoAnn Kirkman of Bedford, IN, and Ruth Corey of Oolitic, IN; twelve grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Stanley, Wayne, and Myron Moore.

She was a homemaker.

Services for Mildred Speer will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 1st, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Johnny Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Hilltop Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

03/28/99

Blackwell – Edith M. Blackwell of Bedford, IN, died Saturday, March 28, 1999, at the Bedford Hospitality House. Born on February 18, 1920, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Harry A. and Chloie (Stultz) Wray. She married Robert W. Blackwell, and he preceded her in death in 1993.

Surviving are two sons, Robert J. Blackwell and William W. Blackwell, both of Bedford, IN; two daughters, Lena Marie Hawkins of Seymour, IN, and Janet Kay Sowders of Avoca, IN; one sister, Josephine Brooking of Bedford, IN; eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband and one sister, Marie Lambrecht.

She was retired from Central Foundry and was a member of the Hillcrest Christian Church.

There will be graveside services for Edith Blackwell at 2:00 p.m. Monday, March 29th, at the Mount Pleasant Christian Church Cemetery with the Rev. Charlie Scott officiating. Friends may call from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Bowden – Jerry Craig Bowden of Mitchell, IN, died Sunday, March 28, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on August 14, 1977, in Bedford, IN, he was the son of Jerry A. and Sharon (Asbury) Bowden.

Surviving are his parents of Mitchell, IN; one brother, Kevin Scott Bowden of Mitchell, IN; and his paternal grandmother, Blanche Bowden of Mitchell, IN. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Lawrence and Norma Jean Ellis, and his paternal grandfather, Bernard Bowden.

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

Services for Jerry Bowden will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 31st, at the Mitchell Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Mark Bechtel officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Chastain Funeral Home and from 9 a.m. until the service time Wednesday at the church.

03/27/99

Hancock – John A. Hancock of Bedford, IN, formerly of Terre Haute, IN, died Saturday, March 27, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on December 28, 1929, in Nashua, NH., he was the son of Stanton and Ora (Stratton) Hancock. He married Edna Dicey on March 29, 1958, and she survives.

Also surviving are four daughters: Florence "Flow" Todd of Bedford, IN, Donna Johnson of Yerington, NV; Iris Mulder of South Dakota and Heidi Cobb of Spencer, IN; one son, Paul Hancock of Jasonville, IN; one brother, David Hancock of Massachusetts; one sister, Beatrice Nuting of Massachusetts; eight grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his parents.

He had worked for Wal-Mart and Conva-Care. A veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars, he received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart in Korea, the Medal of Commendation in Vietnam and eight service bars in Japan. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1405, Spencer, and a former member of the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33, Bedford.

Services for John Hancock will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 31st, at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Bass Cemetery with military rites accorded by Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107, Mitchell. Friends may call from 1-7 p.m. Tuesday and from 11 a.m. until the service time Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Kremp – Claire A. "Polly" Kremp of Longwood, FL, formerly of Bedford, IN, died Saturday, March 27, 1999, in Longwood. Born on September 17, 1908, in Illinois, she was the daughter of William H. and Alice Marie (Raub) Curtis. She married Raymond Krmp in 1952, and he died March 23, 1979.

Surviving are two sons, Nelson R. and William R. Curtis, both of Longwood, FL; one sister, Dorothy Cox of Casselberry, FL; eight grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

She was a homemaker, an active golfer at Otis Park and a member of Tri Kappa, while she lived in Bedford.

Services for Claire Kremp were held in Longwood. Private family entombment will be at Cresthaven Mausoleum at Cresthaven Memory Gardens in Bedford. Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements. There will be no service or visitation at the funeral home.

Roberts – Anita Kay Roberts of Mitchell, IN, died Saturday, March 27, 1999, at Bloomington Hospital. Born on November 17, 1946, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Wayne and Ouida (Lightsey) Phillips. She married Ray Roberts on August 30, 1969, and he survives.

Also surviving are one son, Troy Roberts of Mitchell, IN; two daughters, Lisa Dull of Columbus, IN, and Kelli Lucas of Mitchell, IN; her mother, Ouida Phillips of Mitchell, IN; one sister, Connie Bolton of Bedford, IN; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father in 1991.

She was a homemaker and attended Liberty Baptist Church.

Services for Anita Roberts will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 31st, at Haverly Mortuary with the Revs. Dale Hatfield and Raymond Bunn officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and from 8 a.m. until the service time on Wednesday at the funeral home.

03/24/99

Gregory – Everett E. Gregory of Bedford, IN, died Wednesday, March 24, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on August 22, 1908, in Jackson County, IN, he was the son of James and Bertha (Horner) Gregory. He married Dorothy Rosenbaum in 1932, and she survives.

Also surviving are three daughters, Betty Wagoner of Bedford, IN, Mary Sue may of Plainfield and Kim Parkes of Mitchell, IN; three sons, Robert Dean Gregory of Bloomington, IN, David and William Gregory, both of Bedford, IN; fourteen grandchildren, twenty-three great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, James Floyd Gregory, three sisters, and one brother.

He was a retired truck driver for A&H Truck Lines and was a member of the First Christian Church in Vallonia.

Services for Everett Gregory will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 27th, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Dailey officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Friday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

03/23/99

Newman – Mary Frances (Mann) Newman of Grand Rapids, MI, formerly of Mitchell, IN, died Tuesday, March 23, 1999, at the home of her daughter. Born on November 28, 1922, in Mitchell, IN, she was the daughter of john and Ruth (Dodd) Mann.

Surviving are one daughter, Ruthanne Wambold of Grand Rapids, MI; one son, John Thomas Newman of Mount Washington, KY; one brother, Howard "Sorry" Mann of Mitchell, IN; six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Charles Mann.

For twenty-six years she was the owner and owner and operator of Francey's Beauty Shop. She was a graduate of Mitchell High School and a member of the Phi Beta Psi sorority and the First Baptist Church.

Services for Mary Newman will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 27th, at the First Baptist Church in Mitchell with the Rev. Robert Kirkman and Raymond Bunn officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call at the Chastain Funeral Home from 4-8 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. until the service time Saturday at the church.

Summers – Agnes Ann Summers of Danville, IN, formerly of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, March 23, 1999, at the Danville Regional Rehab Center. Born on February 10, 1923, in Marion county, IN, she was the daughter of William J. and Neva (Neal) Jordan, St. she married William Edward Summers in January, 1968, and he died on May 3, 1995.

Surviving are two sisters, Ruth Hyatt of Danville, IN, and Mary R. smith of Durango, CO; one brother, Thomas A. Jordan of Indianapolis, IN; three step-daughters: Sue Pogue of Brownstown, IN, Betty Cartwright of Florida, and Mary Summers of Overland Park, KS; and one step-son, Ron Summers of Tulsa, OK. She was preceded in death by to brothers, Howard W. and William J. Jordan, Jr.

She was a teacher in Patricksburg, Holton, Raub, and New Whiteland, IN, and in St. Claire Shores, MI, before retiring in 1972. A graduate of Arsenal Technical High School and Indiana Central College in Indianapolis, she attended Butler University. She was a member of the Indiana State Teachers Association and the Dive Christian Church. She was baptized at Hillside Christian Church in Indianapolis and for many years was a church organist at various churches.

Services for Agnes Summers will be at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 25th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Johnny Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Dive Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service time Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary

Trueblood – Roy Trueblood of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, March 23, 1999, at the White River Lodge. Born on October 13, 1897, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Josiah and Annie White Trueblood. He married Sarah Viola Wagner on May 24, 1930, and she died August 21, 1990.

Surviving are two daughters, Nancy Deckert of Bedford, IN, and Mary Kay Schnuck of Muncie, IN; two sisters, Hazel Hill and Lorene Williams, both of Bedford, IN; one brother, Arthur Trueblood of Indianapolis; three grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by one brother, Earl Trueblood, and two sisters, Lucille Trueblod and Nola Edwards.

He graduated from Bryantsville High School in 1916, attended Indiana State Normal College at Terre Haute, and taught third and fourth grades at Williams School. He then enlisted in the U.S. Army in July, 1918. After returning from World War I he became an auto mechanic. After service eight years as deputy county auditor, he was elected auditor in 1932, serving eight years. He served five years as a clerk in the state auditor's office, after which he became a field examiner for the State Board of Accounts until he retired in 1962. He was the last surviving World War I member of the American Legion Gillen Post #33, the past commander of Lawrence County Barrack No. 533 of World War I Veterans, a former member of the Bedford Kiwanis and the AARP. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Services for Roy Trueblood will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 26th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. John Lineback officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens with graveside military rites accorded by members of American Legion Gillen Post 33. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, 1515 20th St, Bedford, IN 47421.

03/22/99

Cunningham – James A. Cunningham of Bedford, IN, died Monday, March 24, 1999, in Evansville, IN. Born on July 1, 1939, in Terre Haute, he was the son of Harold V. and Mabel (Hanson) Cunningham. He married Priscilla Underhill in 1964, and she survives.

Also surviving are two sons, James Wesley Cunningham of San Francisco, CA, and Patrick A. Cunningham of Mitchell, IN; one brother, Harry Leon Cunningham of Bedford, IN; one sister, Patricia McRae of Visalia, CA; one aunt and three uncles. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Dale Wayne Cunningham.

He retired in 1995 from Ford Electronics & Refrigeration. He was 1958 graduate of Leesville High School and was a U.S. Army veteran.

Services for James Cunningham will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 26th, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Hanson Cemetery. Friends may call from 5-8 p. at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

Harrell – Ella Mae Harrell of Bedford, IN, died Monday, March 24, 1999, at the Bedford Nursing Center. Born on March 25, 1927, she was the daughter of Vera A. East. She married Carl O. Harrell on February 10, 1944, and he died June 4, 1995.

Surviving are two sons, Joe D. and Greg P. Harrell, both of Bedford, IN; two grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother and one son, Steven Carl Harrell.

She was a bookkeeper for Harold Chastain and a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

Services for Ella Harrell will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 24th, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Bernie Cox officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. A scripture service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Ferguson Lee Funeral Home.

McPherson – Henry Burton McPherson of Mitchell, In, died Monday, March 22, 1999, at his residence. Born on February 27, 1921, in Mitchell, IN, he was the son of Henry E. and Ida Mae (Burton) McPherson. He married Dorothy Mae Burton on July 9, 1948, and she died May 9, 1995.

Surviving are four sons: Larry Burton, Steven David, David Lee, and Mark Allen McPherson, all of Mitchell, IN; five sisters: Fay Chastain of Orleans, IN, Rowana Thompson of Ephrata, WA, Lorena Eversole, Kathryn Parks and Agatha Merry, all of Mitchell, IN; eleven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Leland N. and Emmett E. McPherson.

He was owner-operator of Mac's Roller Rink for thirty-six years. A World War II Army veteran, he was a member of the Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107 and Spring Mill Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 172.

Services for Henry McPherson will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 25th, at the Chastain Funeral Home with Bro. Don Terry officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens with graveside military rites accorded by Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107 and Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until the service time Thursday at the funeral home.

03/21/99

Hancock – Daniel T. Hancock of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, March 21, 1999, at his residence. Born n October 19, 1952, in Bedford, IN, he was the son of Wayne and Nancy (Harrison) Hancock.

Surviving are his parents of Bedford, IN; two brothers, Noble Joe Hancock of Bedford, IN, and Stanley W. Hancock of Ninevah, IN; one sister, Anita Gayle Neeley of Ellettsville, IN; and several nieces and nephews.

He was the manager of the Bedford Pawn Shop. He was a graduate of Purdue University with a bachelor's degree in animal science and was active in Ham Radio with call letters of WB91TY. He was of Baptist faith.

There will be private graveside services for Daniel Hancock with the Rev. Richard Chase officiating. The Day & Carter Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. There will be no public visitation or service at the mortuary. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

03/20/99

Caudell – Marian E. Caudell of Mitchell, IN, died Saturday, March 20, 1999, at Mitchell Manor. Born on October 8, 1930, in Mitchell, IN, she was the daughter of Wendell and Mildred (Ridge) Holmes. She married Don W. Caudell on June 30, 1952, and he survives.

Also surviving are four sons: Don W. Caudell II and Kelly K. Caudell, both of Mitchell, IN, Kurt H. Caudell of Springville, IN, and Klay J. Caudell of Seymour, IN; one brother, John Holmes of Libertyville, IN; one half-brother, Mike Johnson of Georgia; one half-sister, Dorsey Novak of Pennsylvania; and nine grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents.

A 1948 graduate of Mason City High School in Iowa, she received bachelor's and master's degrees in English from Indiana University. She was a writer and a teacher for nineteen years at Mitchell High School. She was a member of the Jacob Finger United Methodist Church, the Mitchell Associate Chapter of Tri Kappa and the Indiana Retired Teachers Association.

Services for Marian Caudell will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 24th, at the Chastain Funeral Home with the Rev. Jack Shake and Raymond Bun officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 5-8:30 p.m. Tuesday and from 8:30 a.m. until the service time Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jacob Finger United Methodist Church Building Fund or the Lawrence County Heart Association.

Sullivan – Clavorn H. "Sully" Sullivan of Bedford, IN, died Saturday, March 20, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on September 2, 1915, in Kentucky, he was the son of Luther and Gertie (Silvers) Sullivan. He married Grace Maxwell, and she survives.

Also surviving are three daughters: Linda Slate, Beverly Bundy, and Marsha DeVol, all of Bedford, IN; three sons: Jon Sullivan of Bedford, IN, Gary Sullivan of Atlanta, GA, and Douglas Sullivan of Florida; two sisters, Fannie Morehead of Illinois and Eileen Vishkoff of California; one brother, Fred Sullivan of Bedford, IN; eleven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Janice Margiotta; one son, Dennis Sullivan; three sisters: Dorothy Bratton, Kathlene Owen and Clydia Grimes.

He had worked as an auto mechanic in Bedford and Bloomington. He was a member of the First Christian Church and was a veteran of World War II.

Services for Clavorn Sullivan will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 23rd, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Robert Dailey officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Monday and one hour before the services on Tuesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Terrell – Edith Catherine Terrell of Mitchell, IN, died Saturday, March 20, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on August 4, 1910, in Orleans, IN, she was the daughter of Culmer and Grace (Pickens) Fry. She married Willard Terrell, and he died in 1988.

Surviving are three daughters: Jeannette Hardman of Mitchell, IN, Ro Pettiner of Carmel, IN, and Donna L. Bowman of Springboro, OH; eight grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother, Wilbur Fry, and one sister, Jessie McNevin.

She owned and operated the Northside Cafeteria in Orleans and was the cafeteria manager at Mitchell High School for several years. She was a member of the Jacob Finer United Methodist Church, the Dixie Club and was a founding member of the spring Mill Home Extension Club.

Services for Edith Terrell will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 23rd, at the Jacob Finger United Methodist Church in Mitchell with the Rev. Jack Shake officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Monday and from 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Chastain Funeral Home and from 11:30 a.m. until the service time Tuesday at the church.

Williams – Merlin Dale "Spike" Williams of Springville, IN, died Saturday March 20, 1999, at his residence. Born on July 5, 1956, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Homer and Anna Pearl (Brock) Williams. He married Debbie Taylor on July 6, 1988, and she survives.

Also surviving are his father and step-mother, Homer and Edna Williams of Bedford, IN; two step-children, Chad and Sarah Shifflett, both at home; and one half-sister, Maxine Hall of Bedford, IN. He was preceded in death by his mother and one sister, Saundra Kay Owens.

He was a truck driver for Zipp Express and was of Protestant faith.

Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 23rd, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Bill Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Pinkston Hill Cemetery near Fayetteville. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Monday and from 8 a.m. until the service time Tuesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

03/17/99

Allen – Mary Louise Allen of Bedford, IN, died Wednesday, March 17, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on January 15, 1920, in Leesville, IN, she was the daughter of Julius and Rose (Elkins) Fullen. She married Kenneth Allen and he died in 1983.

Surviving are three daughters: Patricia Allen of Bedford, IN, Maryalice Allen of Noblesville, MI, and Christina Allen Roberts-Christiansted of St. Croix, Virgin Islands; two sons, Kenneth Gene Allen of Bedford, IN, and Carroll Dean Allen of Long Beach, CA; nine grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Helen Allen.

She was a homemaker and had worked at M. Fine & Sons and in housekeeping at Dunn Memorial Hospital. She was a member of the Moose and Eagles Lodge Auxiliaries and was a member of the Free Methodist Church.

Services for Mary Allen will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 20th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Phil Hortop officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday and from noon until the service time Saturday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Caraway – Virginia Kathryn Caraway of Mitchell, IN, died Wednesday, March 17, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on April 1, 1918, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Harry and Lena (Miller) McBrayer. She first married Archie Tolbert. She married Vernon Caraway on April 5, 1970, and he died December, 1970.

Surviving are three sons: Lowell Tolbert of Sarasota, FL, Albert Tolbert of Mitchell, IN, and George Tolbert of Paoli, IN; two daughters, Katherine Davis of Dover, DE, and Wilma Egans of Bedford, IN; one sister, Norma Pemberton of Bedford, IN; twenty grandchildren, and fifty great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two daughters, three sisters, and one grandson.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Bride of Christ Fellowship in Mitchell.

Services for Virginia Caraway will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 20th, at Haverly Mortuary with Bro. Jerry Allen officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. until the service time Saturday at the funeral home.

03/16/99

Dobson – Vernon F. Dobson of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on January 7, 1911, in Greene County, IN, he was the son of Frank and Ora (Hudson) Dobson. He married N. Alice Strauser and she survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Judith Ann Mitchell of Bedford, IN, and Opal Hamlin of Bloomfield; two sons, Larry M Dobson of Solsberry, IN, and V. Leonard Dobson of Farmington, Utah; one sister, Zola Weaver of Indianapolis; thirteen grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one brother, Henry Dobson, and three sisters: Janice Anderson, Naomi McCoy, and Alta Garsnett.

He was a retired carpenter for Indiana University and a musician. He was a member of the Wesleyan Methodist Church in Bloomfield.

Services for Vernon Dobson will be at 1:30 p.. Friday, March 19th, at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield with the Revs. Steve Stetler and Kenneth Walden officiating. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. until the service time Friday at the funeral home.

McLain – Gwendolyn McLain of Mitchell, IN, died Tuesday, March 16, 1997, at Mitchell Manor Nursing & Rehab Center. Born on February 12, 1908, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Robert and Mary Catherine (Darnell) Landreth. She married Curtis A. McLain on October 14, 1932, and he preceded her in death on September 16, 1969.

Surviving are three sons: Jerry McLain of New York NY; Richard McLain of Mitchell, IN; and the Rev. Ronald McLain of Orleans, IN; nine grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by three sons: Joe, Lannie, and Jimmie McLain; one daughter, Frances McLain, in infancy; five brother, and five sisters.

She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Orleans.

Services for Gwendolyn McLain will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 19th, at Haverly Mortuary with the Revs. Lewis Williams and Larry Alvey officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and from 11 a.m. until the service time Friday at the mortuary.

Vaughn – Vernal Davelene Vaughn of Heltonville, IN, died Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at the Hospitality House. Born on October 4, 1940, in Bloomington, In, she was the daughter of Dave and Pearl (Carrell) Stidd.

Surviving are two sons, Kenneth and David White, both of Bloomington, IN; three daughters: Kathryn Tibbs of Ellettsville, IN, Gina Fleener of Bedford, IN; and Genny Lutes of Bloomington, IN; a companion, Linval "Toots" Sowders of Heltonville, IN; three sisters: Frances Decker of Arizona, Mary Shields and Virginia Evans, both of Bloomington, IN; and twenty grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents.

She was a homemaker and a supervisor at Stone Belt Center in Bloomington.

Services for Vernal Vaught will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 19th, at the Jones Funeral Home with Bros. James Fisher and Richard Chase officiating. Burial will follow in Gilgal Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. Wednesday and 2-9 Thursday at the funeral home.

03/15/99

Deckard – Clinton Deckard of Bedford, IN, died Monday, March 15, 1999, at his residence. Born on June 14, 1918, in the Guthrie community, he was the son of George and Arzona (Stewart) Deckard. He married Margie Bartlett on April 8, 1939, and she survives.

Also surviving are one son, Johnny Deckard of Bedford, IN; two sisters, Cleo Hillenberg of Bloomington, IN, and Goldie Prince of Heltonville, IN; one granddaughter and one great-grandson. He was preceded in death by three brothers and seven sisters.

He retired after thirty-five years with Indiana Limestone Company. He was a member of the First Assembly of God Church.

Services for Clinton Deckard will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 17th, at the First Assembly of God Church with Brother Glen Duncan and the Rev. Jon Dodd officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Pleasant Christian Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from 10 a.m. until the service time on Wednesday at the church.

Passmore – Gwendolyn R. "Peachy" Passmore of Mitchell, In, died Monday, March 15, 1999, at Bloomington Hospital. Born on April 22, 1940, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Emerson and Marie (Hall) Canfield. She married Harold Adams in 1967, and he died October 17, 1996.

Surviving are two sons, Jamey Adams of Folsomville, IN, and Dennis Adams of Mitchell, IN; six brothers: Donald, Michael, and Dwayne Canfield, all of Mitchell, IN, and Jan, Randy and Forrest (Bo) Canfield, all of Bedford, IN; one sister, Jeri Dotts of Mitchell, IN, and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister.

She was a homemaker.

There will be a graveside service for Gwendolyn Passmore at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 19th, at the Bethel Christian Cemetery in Orange County. Friends may call at Haverly Mortuary from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and from 8-10:30 p.m. Friday.

03/14/99

Root – Joseph Clyde Root of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, March 14, 1999, at the Westview Nursing and Rehab Center. Born on April 16, 1909, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Thomas V. and Cora (Williams) Root. He married Alice Patton and she died in 1984. He married Hester Baldwin and she survives.

Also surviving are one sister, Anna Claque of Conroe, TX; three step-sons, Edward and James Baldwin, both of Bedford, IN, and Michael Baldwin of Jamestown, ND; caregiver, Vernon Root of Bedford, IN; nine step-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Homer and Melvin Root, and two sisters, Emma Root and Edna Zollman.

He was a World War II Army veteran and a self-employed cabinetmaker and carpenter. He was a member of the New Union Christian Church, where he was an elder, and the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33.

Services for Joseph Root will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 16th, at the New Union Church. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens with graveside military rites accorded by members of the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Monday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home and from noon until the service time Tuesday at the church.

03/12/99

Wright – Brady Michael Wright, infant son of Michael Lewis and Kelly Jo (Bartlett) Wright of Bedford, IN, died Friday, March 12, 1999, at Riley Children's Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born on February 22, 1999, in Bloomington, IN.

Surviving in addition to his parents are the maternal grandparents, Jack and Kay Bartlett of Bedford, IN; this paternal grandparents, James and Corenia Wright of New Ross, IN; and the maternal great-grandparents, Teddy and Norma Bartlett of Bedford, IN, and Mose Eller of Beckley, WV.

Services for Brady Wright will be at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, March 13th, at the Mount Pleasant Christian Church with Bros. Jim Burks and Rob Muncie officiating. Burial will follow in the Barlettsville Christian Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the service time on Saturday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Brady Wright Memorial Fund, c/o the Mount Pleasant Christian Church, RR 17 Box 1554, Bedford, IN 47421.

03/11/99

Baker – Gerald R. "Jerry" Baker of Bedford, IN, died Thursday, March 11, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on October 18, 1927, in Bedford, IN, he was the son of Russell and Ruby (Lavender) Baker. He married Georgianna Toliver on July 6, 1952, and she survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Jerri Lynn Stewart of Bedford, IN; one son, Jay Baker of Greenwood, IN; two sisters, Anne Keane of Mitchell, IN, and Joan Bond of Ingalls, IN; and two grandsons. He was preceded in death by this parents, one brother, Reid Baker and one sister, Helen Farmer.

He was a maintenance worker at Central Foundry and a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was a member of the Calvary Lutheran Church, the Serenity Club, the Bedford Senior Citizens, the UAW Local 440 and the American Legion Post 250.

Services for Jerry Baker will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 15th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Sam Schlie officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens with graveside military rites accorded by the American Legion Post 250, Mitchell. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Freeman – Helen R. Freeman of Mitchell, IN, died Thursday, March 11, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on June 13, 1909, in Knox County, she was the daughter of Edward and Gertrude (Dunn) Ruble. She married Paul J. Freeman on August 1, 1935, and he died May 15, 1987.

Surviving are one daughter, Carolyn D. Glazier of Greenfield; one son, Robert E. Freeman of Bedford, IN; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one sister, Irma Mallory.

She retired from the Petersburg (IN) Public Schools after twenty-five years of service as a music and art teacher. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Petersburg, the Indiana Retired Teachers Association, the Daughters of the American Revolution in Pike County, and was a fifty-year member of the Order of Eastern Star.

Services for Helen Freeman will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 15th, at Haverly Mortuary with the Rev. Phillip Hortop officiating. The graveside service and burial will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday at Walnut Hill Cemetery in Petersburg, IN. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at Haverly Mortuary.

May – Ethel May of Bedford, IN, died Thursday, March 11, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on January 29, 1906, in Greene County, IN, she was the daughter of Elmer and Nora (Harper) Long. She married Delbert S. May on December 23, 1926, and he died February 23, 1986.

Surviving are one son, James W. May of Springville, IN; one daughter, Deloris Hoffman of Bedford, IN; six grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother, Emerson Long, and one sister, Myrtle Holmes.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Avoca Baptist Church.

Services for Ethel May will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 13th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Bob Cherry officiating. Burial will follow in Springville West Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

03/10/99

Meadows – Mary Sylvia Meadows of Bedford, IN, died Wednesday, March 10, 1999, at the Hospitality House. Born on January 7, 1909, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Albert and Maude (Covey) Patton. She married Delbert Meadows on March 16, 1925, and he died August 29, 1995.

Surviving are one daughter, Colleen Meadows Catlett of Bedford, IN; three sisters, Betty Young, Dorothy Quimby, and Alberta Sparks, all of Bloomington, IN; five grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Frank Meadows, JR. (in infancy); one daughter, Norma Lucille Meadows; four brothers, Cecil, Enoc, Enifren, and Wayne Patton; one sister, Stela Fisher; one grandson and one great-granddaughter.

She had worked at M. Fine & Sons, Trav-Lers Radio, and RCA; She was of Protestant faith and attended Valley Mission Church of the Nazarene.

Services for Mary Meadows will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 13th, at Valley Mission Church of the Nazarene, Guthrie, with the Rev. J.D. Pickett officiating. Burial will follow in Judah Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from noon until the service time on Saturday at the church.

03/09/99

Gilliatt – John T. Gilliatt of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, March 9, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on November 18, 1917, in Bedford, IN, he was the son of Oliver and Nellie (Paschal) Gilliatt. He married Virginia Kern on May 21, 1938, and she died September 13, 1985.

Surviving are one daughter, Melba Halamicek of Las Cruces, NM; two grandchildren; and one aunt, Cleo Hall of Bedford, IN. He was preceded in death by one sister, Ruth DeNeve.

He was a millwright at General Motors Powertrain and was a World War II Army veteran.

There will be private services for John Gilliatt and burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Haganman – Cheryl Haganman of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, March 9, 1999, at her residence. Born on October 29, 1949, in New Albany, IN, she was the daughter of Stanley and Martha (Sullivan) Haganman.

Surviving are one son, Derek Faubion of Bedford, IN; her mother, Martha Haganman of Bedford, IN; her grandmother, Lucille Sullivan of Salem, IN; and two sisters, Diana Tabor of Bedford, IN, and Gina Hancock of Mitchell, IN. She was preceded in death by her father; her maternal grandfather, Lotus Sullivan; and paternal grandparents, Charles and Olga Haganman.

She worked as a nurse in Louisville, KY, and previously attended Crossroads Community Church.

Services for Cheryl Haganman will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 12th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Dirus Dustin officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

McFadden – Elizabeth A. McFadden of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, March 9, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on October 21, 1927, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Luther and Rose (Chambers) Davis. She married Noble A. McFadden on May 3, 1947, and he died April 4, 1997.

Surviving are one son, Noble A. McFadden, Jr. of Michigan City, IN; three daughters: Rose Hilderbrand and Gerri Hughes, both of Bedford, IN, and Gail Sears of Indianapolis; one sister, Margaret Stewart of Bedford, IN; one brother, Robert W. Davis of Springville, IN; ten grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, and two brothers.

Retired from Westinghouse in Bloomington, she was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local. She was a member of the Quilt Club and of Guthrie Christian Church.

Services for Eilizabeth McFadden will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 13th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Revs. Josh Brumfield and John Turner officiating. Burial will be in Judah Church of Christ Cemetery. Friends may call from 208 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. until the service time Saturday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Parker – James Edward "Ed" Parker of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, March 9, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on September 13, 1921, in Bedford, IN, he was the son of Fred and Mabel (Lynn) Parker. He married Betty Hodges on April 22, 1944, and she survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Janis Terrell of Greenwood, and one grandson. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Roy Parker; and one grandson in 1974.

He was a retired Bedford City Police officer. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33. He was an active member of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 94 and a life member of Elks Lodge No. 826. He was of Protestant faith.

Services for James Parker will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 12th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Bro. Kevin Albert officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by members of the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33 and memorial services at the graveside conducted by the Stone City Lodge No. 94 Fraternal Order of Police. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Thursday at the Day and Carter Mortuary. There will be an Elks memorial service at 7 p.m.

03/08/99

Stultz – Betty Stultz of Bedford, IN, died Monday, March 8, 1999, at Westview Nursing and Rehab Center. Born on February 7, 1921, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Delbert and Bernice (Watson) Stewart. She married Vim Stultz on August 5, 1940, and he survives.

Also surviving are one son, Steve Stultz of Bedford, IN; two daughters, Sharon Stevens and Melinda Brooking, both of Bedford, IN; her mother, Bernice Stewart of Needmore, IN; one brother, Larry Stewart of Bedford, IN; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father and one grandson.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Mount Pleasant Christian Church.

Services for Betty Stultz will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 11th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Jim Burks officiating. Burial will follow in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

03/06/99

Hunter – Jaynella Hunter of Bedford, IN, died Saturday, March 6, 1999, at Bloomington Hospital. Born on August 19, 1922, in Bedford, IN, she was the daughter of Eithel Morris and Faye Marie (Pender) Hunter.

Surviving are one sister, Rosemary Hunter of Bedford, IN, one brother, Bill C. Hunter of Bedford, IN; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert j. "Bob" and Eithel M Hunter.

She retired as a buyer for RCA. She was a member of the Heltonville United Methodist Church, Phi Beta Psi Sorority and was a Theta Alpha Gamma Associate.

Services for Jaynella Hunter will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 10th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Richard Chase officiating. Burial will follow in Leatherwood Cemetery. Friends may call from 209 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until the service time on Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

03/05/99

King – Joseph McClellan King of Bedford, IN, formerly of the Palestine neighborhood, died Friday, March 5, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on January 6, 1910, in Bloomington, IN, he was the son of Cephus and Alma (Banks) King. He married Mamie Pemberton, and she died in 1985.

Surviving are three daughters, Betty Steward of Bloomfield, IN, and Virginia Herod and Norma Keller, both of Bedford, IN; one son, Howard T. King of Columbus, IN; nine grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

He worked in the sand and gravel business and for Sanitary Cleaning Service. He was a Jehovah's Witness.

Services for Joseph King will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 9th, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with Robert Edinger officiating. Burial will follow at Port William Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

Mounce – Ruby Velma Mounce of Mitchell, IN, died Friday, March 5, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on February 24, 1921, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Grover and Nora (Owens) York. She married Greenie Mounce, and he died in 1979.

Surviving are three sons, Jake Mounce of Orleans, IN, and Bert Mounce and Danny Mounce, both of Mitchell, IN; five daughters: Dorothy Terrell, Sue Terry, Sharon Craig, and Judy Kern, all of Mitchell, IN, and Betty Hart of Norman, IN; two sisters, Sylvia Green and Violet Swartz, both of Mitchell, IN; twenty-seven grandchildren, forty-five great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; one son, Charles Mounce; three sisters, three brothers, two grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

She was retired from the TravLers Corp in Orleans and was a member of the Spice Valley Church of Jesus Christ.

Services for Ruby Mounce will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 8th, at Spice Valley Church of Jesus Christ with Bro. Kenneth Lucas officiating. Burial will follow at the Spice Valley Baptist Church Cemetery. Friends may call 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday at the Chastain Funeral Home and from 11 a.m. until the service time Monday at the church.

03/04/99

Cahill – Donald E. Cahill of Bedford, IN, died Thursday, March 4, 1999, at his residence. Born on February 28, 1950, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Emery and Violet (Morris) Cahill.

Surviving are one son, Kenneth Cahill of Bedford, IN; one daughter, Gloria Cauble of Bedford, IN; and three sisters, Sherry Voigtschild of Bedford, Rita Terrance of Florida, and Janice Smith of Bloomington, IN. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Graveside services for Donald Cahill will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 8th, at Ikerd Cemetery with Major David Higgins officiating. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

03/03/99

Bunch – William E. "Jack" Bunch died Wednesday, March 3, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on July 30, 1913, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Elza and Sally (Walters) Bunch. He married Dorothy Oliver on December 20, 1935, and she survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Sandy Cox of Mitchell, IN, and Karen May of Bedford, IN; four brothers: Alvin, Robert "Bob", and James Bunch, all of Bedford, IN, and Charles Bunch of Boaz, AL; seven grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Patricia Ellen Bunch, and one sister, Hattie Mae Cummings.

He owned and operated Bunch's Service Station and was a member of Grace United Methodist Church. He was a World War II veteran.

Services for William Bunch will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Mary 6th, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Frields officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

03/02/99

Green – Joan K. Hale Green of Bedford, IN, formerly of Indianapolis, died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, in Monroe County. Born on September 16, 1933, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Lee T. and Florence J. Staples. She married Carl Green on January 6, 1997, and he survives.

Also surviving are four daughters: Lisa Pace, Lana Stigall, and Dana Sowders, all of Bedford, IN, and Tamyra Verheul of Fairfax VA; one step-son, Joe Green of Bedford, IN; one step-daughter, Rita Martin of Spencer, IN; and seventeen grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Norman Hale and Frank Bowman; and one daughter, Paula Michelle Hale.

She was a homemaker and a member of St. John's Episcopal Church, Kappa Kappa Sigma Sorority, Otis Park Ladies Golf Club, Tuesday Morning Women's Bowling League, and was a former member of the Lawrence County Saddle Club.

Services for Joan Green will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 6th, at St. John's Episcopal Church with the Rev. Ronald Sacco officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from 9 a.m. until the service time Saturday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Limestone Girls Club or to the Thornton Memorial Boys Club.

Lee – John L. Lee of Springville, IN, died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at his residence. Born on October 18, 1950, in Bedford, IN, he was the son of John W. and Mildred R. (Parker) Lee.

Surviving are three sisters: Irma G. Tincher of Avoca, IN, Linda D. Bergman of Butler, IN, and Donetta J. Duncan of Bedford, IN. He was preceded in death by his parents and one nephew.

He was an auto mechanic at the Marathon Station in Bedford and in Springville and was a member of the Perry Township Volunteer Fire Dept.

Services for John Lee will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 6th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Eugene Strunk officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Springville. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday and from 11 a.m. until the service time Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

03/01/99

Brown – Alice Pauline Brown of Bedford, IN, died Monday, March 1, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on October 14, 1926, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Amos L. and Susan (Elva) Speer.

Surviving are one sister, Mildred "Mid" Brown of Bedford, IN, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Lillie "Katie" Guthrie, Mae Crane, Trellah V. Yost, and Maudie Brown; and three brothers: Luther, Winfred, and Ralph Brown.

She retired after forty years with M. Fine and Sons. She was a member of the Leesville United Methodist Church.

Services for Alice Brown will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, March 4th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Richard Chase officiating. Burial will follow in Pinhook Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 a.m. until the service time Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Korzen – Emma Foster Korzen of Bedford, IN, died Monday, March 1, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on July 23, 1907, in Bedford, IN, she was the daughter of Martin and Paulina (Haller) Nagele. She married Eugene Foster in 1926, and he died April 27, 1966. She married John Korzen in 1981, and he survives.

Also surviving are one son, Harold Foster of Saginaw, MI; one sister, Wilhelmina Pearson of St. Genevieve, MO; sixteen grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by one son, Martin "Bud" Foster on July 28, 1977m, six brothers, and four sisters.

Services for Emma Korzen will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 6th, at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Bernie Cox officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Friday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, where the rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m.

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