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Obituaries 1999 – 08 (August)

08/31/99 Dixon – Dora Belle Dixon of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, August 31, 1999, at her residence. Born on March 27, 1922, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Henry Doyle and Fern (Fountain) Wray. She married Jim Dixon on November 12, 1942, and he survives. Also surviving are three sons: John and Mike Dixon, both of Bedford, IN, and Gary Dixon of Springville, IN; one daughter, Jo Terry of Bedford, IN; one brother, Vernon Wray of Buddha, IN; two sisters, Elizabeth Duncan of Mitchell, IN, and Hettie Anderson of Bedford, IN; and nine grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one sister, Mildred Crane, and one grandson. A registered nurse, she had worked at Dunn Memorial Hospital. She was a member of the First Christian Church, the Ludeans, the Order of Eastern Star, Elks Lodge Ladies Auxiliary, Quarry Quilters, and the Indiana University Alumni Association. Services for Dora Belle Dixon will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 4th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Robert Dailey officiating. Burial will follow in Pinhook Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Rogers – Anna Lee Rogers of Bedford, IN, formerly of Bloomington, IN, died Tuesday, August 31, 1999, at her residence. Born on July 10, 1932, in Louisville, KY, she was the daughter of Edward Earl and Leotta (Cubert) West. She married William Coleman Rogers on October 7, 1952, and he died June 8, 1996. Surviving are three sons: Rick Rogers of Bedford, IN, Daniel Rogers of Bloomington, IN, and Johnny Rogers of Smithville, IN; one daughter, Sherry Walker of Spencer, IN; two brothers, Ed West of Clarksville, IN, and Richard Southern of Frankfort, KY; three sisters, Pat Anderson of West Branch, MI, Denise Robertson of Lawrenceburg, KY, and Debbie King of New Albany, IN; seven grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Stanley West. She was a homemaker and had worked for AT&T in Bloomington. Services for Anna Rogers will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 3rd, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Jerry Amstutz officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the service time Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Staggs – Frederick Michael Staggs St. of Oolitic, IN, died Tuesday, August 31, 1999, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born on February 21, 1939, in Bedford, IN, he was the son of Alfred H. and Josephine E. (Oliver) Staggs. Surviving are one son, Frederick Michael Staggs Jr. of Indianapolis; two daughters, April McDonald of Indianapolis and Angie Staggs of Plainfield, IN; three brothers: Melvin "Dick" Staggs of Bedford, IN, Terry Joe Staggs of Indianapolis, and Kenny Staggs of Linton, IN; six sisters: Melvina Hestand of Indianapolis, Mary Beth Copeland of Arizona, Janie Worley of Oklahoma, Judy Gee of Sandborn, IN; Helen Kefler of Princeton, IN, and Kathy Gerts of Linton, IN; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers: Douglas, Gerald Edward, and Alfred Wayne Staggs. He was a construction worker and of Catholic faith. There will be a graveside service for Frederick Staggs at 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 3rd, at Hillenburg Cemetery. Friends may call from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Contributions to help defray funeral expenses may be made to the Frederick Michael Staggs fund c/o Day & Carter Mortuary, Bedford, IN 47421. 08/30/99 Roberts – Lois D. Roberts of Tunica, MS, formerly of Oolitic, IN, died Monday, August 30, 1999 at Methodist South Hospital in Memphis, TN. Born on September 14, 1907, in Needmore, IN, she was the daughter of William J. "Jack" and Ollie Rebecca (Hayes) Clark. She married Clint Roberts in 1926 in Lawrence County, IN, and he died in July 1965. Surviving are one son, Jack C. Roberts of Tunica, MS; one grandson; two great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Carl, Ralph W. and Wayne Clark. She was vice president of Jack Roberts Chevrolet-Buick, Inc. in Tunica, MS, until she retired in 1983. She was a 1926 graduate of Oolitic High School and was an 80-year member of the Oolitic Baptist Church. Services for Lois Roberts will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 3rd, at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. 08/29/99 Grissom – Bobby Dean Grissom of Mitchell, IN, died Sunday, August 29, 1999, at his residence. Born on October 14, 1936, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Opal and Inice (Johnson) Grissom. Surviving are two daughters, Susan Thomas of Robbins Air Force Base in Georgia and Regina Alden of Elkhart, IN; one step-son, Lee Freed of Mitchell, IN; three sisters: a twin, Wanda Stevens, and Catherine Pridemore, both of Mitchell, IN, and Ruth Roberts of Pinellas Park, FL; one brother, Lloyd Grissom of Orleans, IN; three grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Loretta Grissom, Pauline Hardin, and Elsie Leatherman; and four brothers, Opal Jr., Car James, and Herbert Grissom. He had been employed at Regal Beloit and at Jack's Lounge. He was a 1955 graduate of Mitchell High School. He attended the Church of God. There will be a graveside service for Bobby Grissom at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 31st, at Mitchell Cemetery with Bro. Mike Williams officiating. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday at the Chastain Funeral Home. Pannell – Dorothy May Pannell of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, August 29, 1999, at the Hospitality House. Born on August 10, 1908, she was the daughter of Benton and Dora (Rice) Keith. She married Purlee Owen in 1928, and he died March 31, 1964. She married Everett Pannell in June, 1966, and he died July 5, 1986. Surviving are three step-daughters: Marilyn Mundy of Bedford, IN, Glenda Archer of Slidell, LA, and LaTona Bundy of French Lick, IN; three step-sons: Edward Pannell of Murfreesboro, TN, William Pannell of Guthrie, IN, and Everett Pannell Jr. of Hymera, IN; nine grandchildren, including Treva Carron who lived with her and was her primary caregiver; nine great grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren, step-grandchildren, and step-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Paul and Robert Owen: two step-daughters, Dorothy Pannell and Mary Frances Pannell; three brothers, and one sister. She was a licensed practical nurse, working at Dunn Hospital and Bloomington Hospital until her retirement. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary at Bloomington Hospital and was a charter member of the Bedford First Church of the Nazarene, where she taught Sunday school for 60 years. Services for Dorothy Pannell will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 1st, at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Hoskins officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery. 08/28/99 Woods – Connie Jean Woods of Mitchell, IN, died Saturday, August 28, 1999, at Vencor Indianapolis South in Greenwood. Born on March 13, 1944, in Mitchell, IN, she was the daughter of Robert L. and Betty (McCart) Dorsett. She married Bobby J. Woods on December 24, 1977, and he died in August, 1991. Surviving are three daughters: Alissa Briscoe of Orleans, IN, Le Ann Petit of Crane, IN, and Deann Stephens of Winslow, IN; her mother, Betty Cornwall of Mitchell, IN; three sisters: Sherry Henderson and Trudy Troutman, both of Mitchell, IN, and Maureen Pollack of Cherry Valley, CA; eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father and one brother, Robert S. Dorsett, on April 13, 1999. She was a retired electrical engineer technician at the Naval Surface Warfare Center-Crane and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9107 Auxiliary. She attended the Odon Church of the Nazarene. Services for Connie Woods will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 1st, at the Chastain Funeral Home with the Rev. Henry Lee officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery. 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 the American Lung Association of Indiana, 424 Fifth St, Columbus, IN 47201. 08/26/99 Jenkins – Sharon K. Jenkins of East Oolitic, IN, died Thursday, August 26, 1999, at her residence. Born on September 29, 1941, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Winfred Clyde and Edna Rose (Hawkins) George. She married John Jenkins on March 29, 1956, and he survives. Also surviving are one daughter, Dawn Edmiston of Chicago, IL; three step-daughters: Jill Lyons of Greencastle, and Jonetta Emmons and Jona Jenkins, both of Bedford, IN; one step-son, Jeff Jenkins of Lafayette, IN; three brothers: Ray Lee George of Bloomington, IN, Kenny George of East Oolitic, IN, and Alan George of Mitchell, IN; two sisters, Candace Davis of Mitchell, IN, and Linda Sims of Avoca, IN; one grandson, three step-grandsons, and two step-granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Rickey George; and three sisters in infancy. She retired from RCA after 33 years and was formerly a waitress at Hobby's Inn. She recently owned and operated Ultimate Wigs and Ad-Ons. She was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1424, was president of the East Oolitic Community Association, and was instrumental in getting a grant for construction of a community building in East Oolitic, which will be named in her honor. She was of Protestant faith. Services for Sharon Jenkins will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 28th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Millard Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Patton Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 1-8 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. until the service time Saturday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Walker – Carl B. Walker, Jr. of Mitchell, IN, died Thursday, August 26, 1999, at Bloomington Hospital. Born on November 8, 1924, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Carl B. and Inez (Bryan) Walker, Sr. He married Betty J. Chastain, and she died on April 29, 1997. Surviving are one son, Dave Walker of Mitchell, IN; two brothers, Paul Walker of Kokomo, IN, and Bryan Walker of Loogootee, IN; and two sisters, Ellen Williams of Mitchell, IN, and Sue Henderson of Orlando, FL. He worked as a department manager at the IGA in Bedford and was a member of the Jacob Finger United Methodist Church. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9107 and the Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post 250 in Mitchell. Services for Carl Walker will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, August 30th, at Haverly Mortuary with the Rev Jack Shake officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Sunday and from 8 a.m. until the service time Monday at the mortuary. 08/24/99 Brown – Agnes Brown of Mitchell, IN, died Tuesday, August 24, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on March 18, 1902, in Washington County, IN, she was the daughter of Christian and Nancy (Garrett) Bridgewater. She married Audrey M. Brown in 1923, and he died June 30, 1976. Surviving are three sons: Leroy and Lee Brown, both of Mitchell, IN, and Ivan "Dick" Brown of Spokane, WA; one daughter, Martha Bryant of Oklahoma City, OK; twenty grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Wendell and Darrell Brown; one daughter, Janice Tabor; and four brothers: Herbert, Sanky, Delvin, and Homer Bridgewater. She was a homemaker and a member of the Mitchell Presbyterian Church. Services for Agnes Brown will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, August 28th, at the Chastain Funeral Home with the Rev. Marge Braden and Tim Goff officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 1-8 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. until the service time Saturday at the funeral home. 08/23/99 Holt – Fay Russell Holt of Mitchell, IN, formerly of Bradenton, FL, died Monday, August 23, 1999, at Mitchell Manor living and Rehab Center. Born on October 17, 1930, in Mitchell, IN, he was the son of Dick and Goldie Milligan. Surviving are two daughters, Betty Fox of Mitchell, IN, and Barbara McIntosh of Palatine, IL; three sisters: Brenda Luchauer, Lou Etta Sullivan and Shirley Young, all of Mitchell, IN; and one brother, Tom Milligan of Mitchell, IN; He was preceded in death by his parents. He was a deep sea fisherman, retiring in 1992. There will be a graveside service for Ray Holt at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 25th, at the Mitchell Cemetery with Maj. John Sullivan officiating. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Chastain Funeral Home. Johnson – James Larry Johnson of Mitchell, IN, died Monday, August 23, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on February 19, 1944, in Orleans, IN, he was the son of Delbert and Estel M. (Elrod) Johnson. Surviving are one son, Lonnie Johnson of Mitchell, IN; two daughters, Lisa R. Reynolds and Andrea J. Johnson, both of Mitchell, IN; his mother, of Mitchell, IN; two brothers, Dale Eugene Johnson of Amarillo, TX, and John Johnson of Fayetteville, IN; three sisters: Louise Wilson and Ruth Terry, both of Mitchell, IN, and Jeanette Terry of Bryantsville, IN; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father; one sister, Roberta Foust; and one brother, Donald Johnson. He was employed at General Electric in Bloomington and was a graduate of Huron High School. He was a member of the Gospel Lighthouse of Bedford and the Spring Mill F.O.P. Services for James Johnson will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, August 26th, at the Haverly Mortuary with Bro. Don Terry officiating. Burial will follow in Port Williams Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until the service time Thursday at the Haverly Mortuary. Wilson – Melba Devoil Wilson of Paoli, IN, died Monday, August 23, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on March 19, 1915, in High Splint, KY, she was the daughter of Harvey Lee and Omega (Johnston) Creech. She married Elmo Wilson on December 26, 1934, and he died April 5, 1996. Surviving are one daughter, Judith Elaine Terry of Bedford, IN; two sons, Robert Keith Wilson of Apple Valley, CA, and Kenneth David Wilson of Warsaw, MO; nine grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by seven brothers: Elmer, Nelson, Jack, Alonza, Custer, Sylvan, and Winfield Creech; and four sisters: Milie, Maxie, and Ada Marie Creech and Mossie Willis. She was a homemaker and a retired dairy farm manager. A 1930 graduate of Evarts High School in Evarts, KY, she was a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church and attended the First Church of God in Bedford. Services for Melba Wilson will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 27th, at the Chastain Funeral Home with the Revs. Wade Judy and Alan Reed officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. until the service time Friday at the funeral home. 08/19/99 Edington – John Edward Edington of Indianapolis, IN, died Thursday, August 19, 1999, at his residence. Born on April 3, 1936, in Solsberry, IN, he was the son of Ray A. and Louise (Marlin) Edington. He married Catherine Edington and she survives. Also surviving are one son, Jerry L. Edington of Florida; one daughter, Elizabeth A. Petrillo of Florida; his mother of Greene County, IN; one brother, James A. Edington of Greene County, IN; one sister, Mary E. Collins of Green County, IN; and four grandsons. He was preceded in death by his father. He worked as an electrical engineer with AT&T and Lucent Technologies in Indianapolis. A graduate of Oolitic High School and Purdue University, he was also a Navy veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Kappa Nu Association, Tau Beta Pi fraternity at Purdue, and was a volunteer in the woodworking shop at Conner Prairie. Services for John Edington will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, August 22nd, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Forrest Chane Collings officiating. Burial will follow in the Bennett Cemetery in Avoca. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the service time Sunday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to Conner Prairie Freedom Bridge Project. 08/18/99 Capps – Elmer D. "Jack" Capps of Williams, IN, died Wednesday, August 18, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on February 3, 1921, in Willowshade, KY, he was the son of Corbett and Anna (Vibbert) Capps. He married Elizabeth Graefe on May 7, 1938, in Indianapolis, and she survives. Also surviving are one son, Steve Capps of Williams, IN; two daughters, Sandra Jellison of Indianapolis and Jacquelin Myers of Covington, GA; one sister, Neva Goodman of Indianapolis; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters. He worked at Goff Refrigeration and was a World War II veteran in the U.S. Marines. Services for Elmer Capps will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 21st, at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with Thurston Scott officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. until the service time Saturday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Rutter – Rose Juanita Rutter of Bedford, IN, died Wednesday, August 18, 1999, at the Westview Nursing and Rehab Center. Born on August 19, 1922, in Rose Hill, KY, she was the daughter of Dillard and Anna K. (McGlone) Brown. She married Fred A. Rutter on September 8, 1944, and he survives. Also surviving are one daughter, Leah K. Clinton of Mitchell, IN; two sons, David L. Rutter of Valparaiso, IN, and John S. Rutter of Charleston, SC; one sister, Shirley Sherwood of Lawrenceburg, KY; ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother, Don Brown. She was a homemaker and a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Services for Rose Rutter will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 22nd, at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Bernie Cox officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Saturday at the Chastain Funeral Home. 08/16/99 Holt – Virgil O. Holt, Sr. of Mitchell, IN, died Monday, August 16, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on April 22, 1910, in Mitchell, IN, he was the son of Martin and Lucinda (Pemberton) Holt. He married Elzora Pate on April 18, 1931, and she survives. Also surviving are two sons, Virgil Holt, Jr. of Bushnell, FL, and Robert Holt, address unavailable; two daughters, Betty Bush of Seymour, IN, and Sharon Haley of French Lick, IN; one brother, Harry Holt of Mitchell, IN; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, David Holt; two daughters, Norma Taflinger and Barbara Young; five brothers, and three sisters. He had been a construction worker. Services for Virgil Holt will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 19th, at the Haverly Mortuary with the Rev. Steve Epley officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Phillips – Frank L. Phillips of Owensburg, IN, died Monday, August 16, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on October 22, 1922, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Merle and Gertrude (Inman) Phillips. He was formerly married to Helen Spoonmore and Juanita Lee. Surviving are two sons, Jack Lee Phillips of Owensburg, IN, and Larry L. Phillips of Springville, IN; two daughters, Angela Cowell of Solsberry, IN, and Amanda Evans of Orleans, IN; one sister,m Ruth Reynolds of Louisville, KY; thirteen grandchildren, and thirteen great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters and two grandsons. He retired from the Naval Surface Warfare Center-Crane and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Springville United Methodist Church. Services for Frank Phillips will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 18th, at the Crossroads Community Church with Kevin Giggy and the Rev. Ken Ransom officiating. Burial will follow in the Owensburg Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33, Bedford. Friends may call from 3-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from noon until the service time Wednesday at the church. 08/15/99 Carrico – Patricia A. Carrico of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, August 15, 1999, at her residence. Born on April 12, 1933, she was the daughter of Bruce and Lena (Bowers) Brown. She married James L. Carrico on April 28, 1956, and he died on May 24, 1998. Surviving are one son, James B. Carrico of Bedford, IN; two daughters, Michelle Johnson and Stephanie Lawson, both of Bedford, IN; two sisters, Nancy Wade of Columbus, IN, and Peggy Greene of Southport, IN; nine grandchildren, and great-grandchild. She retired from the Naval Surface Warfare-Crane and was a member of the B.P.O. Elks Lodge No. 826, Bedford. There will be private services for Patricia Carrico at a later date. The Day & Carter Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements. There will be no service or visitation at the mortuary. Memorial contributions may be made to Hoosier Uplands Hospice Program. 08/13/99 Sherrill – Lena Dolores Sherrill of Bedford, IN, died Friday, August 13, 1999, at Mitchell Manor Nursing and Rehab Center. Born on March 31, 1926, in Cawood, KY, she was the daughter of George and Blanche (Quearry) Thomas. She married Robert C. Sherrill, and he died in 1998. Surviving are two sons, Thomas Pettitt of Plainfield, IN, and Kenneth Pettitt; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband and one brother, Aaron "Benny" Thomas. She was a homemaker and was of the Protestant faith. She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary in Oolitic and the American Legion Gillen Post Auxiliary. Services for Lena Sherrill will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, August 16th, at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenneth Fisher officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service time on Monday at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. 08/12/99 Erhart – Audrey Erhart of Williams, IN, died Thursday, August 12, 1999, at Westview Nursing and Rehab Center. Born on January 5, 1928, in Marianna, PA, she was the daughter of James Gordon and Ula Martha Ellen (Rumer) Perry. She married Homer DeWayne Erhart and he died on November 14, 1986. Surviving are one daughter, Pam Blevins of Bedford, IN; one son, Chick DeWayne Erhart of Williams, IN; one step-daughter, Janice Hostetler of Lafayette, IN; one sister, Marguerite Martin of Straughn, IN; five grandchildren, two step0grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, James Garland and George Gilbert Perry; and one sister, Lucretia Kreps. She worked as a computer specialist for the civil service until her retirement. She was a member of the Old Union Church and a former member of the Women's Auxiliary at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Services for Audrey Erhart will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, August 14th, at Cresthaven Funeral Home with Bro. Andy Hudelson officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation. 08/10/99 Sage – Mildred F. Sage of Mitchell, IN, formerly of Orleans, IN, died Tuesday, August 10, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on August 19, 1909, in Layton, PA, she was the daughter of James H. and Grace Mae (Tucker) Smith. She married Carl R. Sage in 1930, and he survives. Also surviving are four sons: Charles Sage of Paoli, IN,Fred Sage of Homestead, FL, Tyler Sage of Gosport, IN, and Roy Sage of Washington, IN; one daughter, Mary Rutledge of Orleans, IN; one sister, Margaret Craddock of Bowling Green, KY; one half sister, Mary Winton of Oak Ridge, TN; ten grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother and one half sister. She was a homemaker and a member of the Highlands Baptist Church in Washington County. Services for Mildred Sage will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 13th, at the Haverly Mortuary with the Revs. Willie Williams and Russell Sage officiating. Burial will follow in Talbott Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. until the service time on Friday at the mortuary. 08/08/99 Cazee – David Riley Cazee of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, August 8, 1999, at his residence. Born on December 28, 1964, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Charles and Ruth (Sipes) Cazee. Surviving are his parents, Charles and Ruth Cazee of Bedford, IN; one sister, Teresa L. Garafola of Bedford, IN; his maternal grandmother, Winnie Loraine Sipes of Bedford, IN; and one niece. He worked at Otis Elevator in Bloomington and was a member of the Hoosier Hills Harley Owners Group. He attended the Free Methodist Church. Services for David Cazee will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 11th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Steve Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. 08/07/99 Boyles – Charles O. Boyles of Bedford, IN, died Saturday, August 7, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on February 5, 1916, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Harry and Daisy (Lee) Boyles. He married Mary Boyles on October 23, 1948, and she died on February 6, 1997. Surviving are one brother, Leabert Boyles of Springville, IN, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one brother, Medford Boyles. H was a retired steamfitter/plumber and was a World War II Army veteran. He was a member of the Steamfitters/Plumbers Union Local No. 136 of Evansville, the First United Methodist Church, and the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33. There will be a graveside service for Charles Boyles at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 11th, at Cavetown Cemetery in Washington County, IN, with the Rev. Richard Chase officiating. Graveside military rites will be accorded by the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33, Bedford. The Day & Carter Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. There will be no service or visitation at the mortuary. Cartwright – Paul Cartwright of Springfield, IL, formerly of Mitchell, IN, died Saturday, August 7, 1999, at the Lewis Memorial Christian Village in Springfield. Born on October 29, 1907, in Lafayette, TN, he was the son of Arthur Frank and Elsie (Gray) Cartwright. He married Katherine Board on April 9, 1936, and she survives. Surviving with his wife of Greenfield, IL, are four daughters: Jean Fancher of Venice, FL, Betty Jean Quigley of Mitchell, IN, Shirley Young of Campbellsville, KY, and Patricia Derrick of Springfield, IL; one sister, Ruby Taylor of Indianapolis; eleven grandchildren, and twenty-two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters, two grandsons, one granddaughter, and three sons-in-law. He was the owner of the Western Auto store in Mitchell from 1940-1955 and was a self-employed salesman of Carpenter Body Works until retirement. He was a member of the Mitchell First Baptist Church. Services for Paul Cartwright will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 11th, at the Haverly Mortuary with the Rev. John Quigley and Dwight Dunbar officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday and from 8 a.m. until the service time Wednesday at the mortuary. Glover – Marie Glover of Bedford, IN, died Saturday, August 7, 1999, at her residence. Born on June 13, 1907, in Reed's Station, IN, she was the daughter of George and Pasqualina (Carnvalli) Meno. She married John T. Glover on October 4, 1935, and he died in 1957. Surviving are one son, Walter Glover of Columbus, IN; one sister, Angie Meno of Bedford, IN; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, John Thomas Glover II, in October 1991, one brother, and two sisters. She had worked as a telephone operator for Indiana Bell Telephone, retiring after 43 years of service, and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of Bedford and the Communications Workers of American Union. She was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and the Altar Society. Services for Marie Glover will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 11th, at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. The rosary service will be from 7-8 p.m. Monday evening and friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Bells Restoration Fund. 08/06/99 Allen – Richard Allen Jr. of Bedford, IN, died Friday, August 6, 1999, at his residence. Born on December 27, 1943, in Bedford, IN, he was the son of Richard and Hazel L. (Hughes) Allen St. Surviving are two daughters, Deirdre Gilley of Indianapolis and Tandi Allen of Oolitic, IN; two sons, Matthew Allen of Bloomington, IN, and David Allen of Oolitic, IN; his parents, Richard and Hazel Allen of Bedford, IN; one brother, Greg Allen of Woodstock. GA; one grandson, one granddaughter, and several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles. He was a journeyman at General Motors Powertrain and a member of the Donica Church of Christ and the United Auto Workers Local No. 440. Services for Richard Allen will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 11th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Kendall Hendrickson officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Lewis – Charlotte Lewis of Bedford, IN, died Friday, August 6, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on January 25, 1920, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Dero and Stella May (Brown) Goens. She married Noble Harrison, Jim Peters, and Woody Lewis, all of whom preceded her in death. Surviving are five daughters: Kolena Kay Armstrong, Polly Flynn, Rita Busch, Brenda Watson, and Patty Turner, all of Bedford, IN; two sons, Jim Harrison and Mark Peters, both of Bedford, IN; two sisters, Vivian Harrison and Mildred Fry, both of Bedford, IN; twenty-nine grandchildren, fifty-two great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three husbands; one daughter, Shirley Faye Hutchison; one son, Donald Allen Harrison; two sisters, Violet Sargent and Dodie Kimbrell; and two brothers, Rusaw Goens and Pete Jones. She was a homemaker and was of the Pentecostal faith. Services for Charlotte Lewis will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, August 9th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Steve Goens officiating. Burial will follow at Beech Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from noon until 9 p.m. Sunday and from from 10 a.m. until the service time Monday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. 08/05/99 Andis – Una Kay Andis of East Oolitic, IN, died Thursday, August 8, 1999, at the Bloomington Hospital. Born on April 1, 1943, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Denny Levi and Hetty Mae (Hughes) May. She married Larry Alven Andis in November 1961, and he preceded her in death. Surviving are one daughter, Sheila Gail Andis of East Oolitic, IN; one son, Denny Ray Andis of East Oolitic, IN; one brother Denny Randall May of Bedford, IN; three sisters: Carolyn Elizabeth Staggs and Linda Darlene Andis, both of East Oolitic, IN, and Myra Pauline Apple of Bedford, IN; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and four sisters: Damona Rose May, Sharon Arlene May, Phyllis Joanne May, and Anna Martha May. She was a homemaker and a member of the Englewood Trinity Pentecostal Church. Services for Una Andis will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday, August 9th, at the Englewood Pentecostal Church with Bros. Jimmy Russell and Curtis Pruett officiating. Burial will follow in Breckenridge Cemetery. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the service time Monday at the church. The Day & Carter Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Baker – Ernest Bryan Baker of Bedford, IN, died Thursday, August 5, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on September 4, 1937, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Arthur and Evangeline (Craig) Baker. He married Sylvia Jean Waggoner and she survives. Also surviving are two sons, Tim Baker of Houston, TX, and Kevin Mosier of Williams, IN; two daughters, Debera Reed and Amanda Baker, both of Bedford, IN; three brothers, Arthur Baker and George Baker, both of Bedford, IN, and Charles Baker of Bloomfield, IN; one sister, Susan Todd of Springville, IN; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one brother, Jack Baker. He was a machinist at Midwest Metal Spinning and served as a paratrooper in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the House of Prayer Church in Fayetteville. Services for Ernest Baker will be at 3:00 p.m. Monday, August 9th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow at the House of Prayer Cemetery in Fayetteville with military graveside rites accorded by the American Legion Gillen Post # 33, Bedford. Friends may call from 2-9 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. George – Herbert L. George of Bedford, IN, died Thursday, August 5, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on January 20, 1920, in Kentucky, he was the son of William and Daisy (Raglin) George. He married Nancy Wintersmith on August 27, 1947, and she survives. Also surviving are one daughter, Susan White of Jeffersonville, IN; two sons, Steve George of Mitchell, IN, and Billy George of Princeton, IN; six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. He retired from the Naval Surface Warfare Center-Crane. A World War II Army veteran, he was a member of the Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9107, Mitchell. He was a member of First Assembly of God Church. Services for Herbert George will be at 10:30, a.m. Monday, August 9th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. John Dodd and Glenn Duncan 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 noon to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 9 a.m. until the service time Monday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. 08/03/99 Hash – Bernard D. Hash of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, August 3, 1999, at the Hospitality House. Born on February 8, 1921, in Greene County, IN, he was the son of James and Cleo (Cuthrell) Hash. He married Hazel Marie White on December 12, 1941, and she survives. Also surviving are one daughter, Kathy Lynn Easton of Lawrence County, IN; two sons, Terry Dex and Steven Bernard Hash, both of Lawrence County, IN; one brother, Dale Hash of Oolitic, IN; three grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by three brothers: Lee, Vernon, and Vaughn Hash. He was a machine repairman for General Motors Powertrain, retiring after 36 years of service. He was a World War II veteran, serving with the U.S. Army in the South Pacific, Fiji Islands, New Guinea, and the Philippines. Active in the Boy Scouts, he received the Silver Beaver award for adult leadership, the district award of merit and the General Motors award for excellence in community activities. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon for 25 years. He was a member of the United Auto Workers Local No. 444, the Masonic Lodge 14 F&AM, the Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, and the American Association of Retired Person Chapter 1807. He was also active in the Baptist Campers Club of Indiana. Services for Bernard Hash will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 6th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Revs. Jon Lineback and Sam Webb officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens with graveside military rites accorded by the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33, Bedford. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. until the service time Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Masonic Lodge No. 14 F&AM will conduct Masonic rites at 7 p.m. Thursday. Sorrells – Jerry Dean Sorrells of Williams, IN, died Tuesday, August 3, 1999, at his residence. Born on August 26, 1949, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Lavern and Helen (Stroud) Sorrells. He married Kathy Terrell on February 14, 1998, and she survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Jami Sorrells of Loogootee, IN, and Joni Sorrells of Dubois, IN; one son, John Wayne Sorrells of Dubois, IN; four brothers: Richard Sorrells of Florida, Ronnie Sorrells of Mitchell, IN; Mike Sorrells and twin brother, Terry Sorrells, both of Bedford, IN, and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. He was a carpenter, a 1967 graduate of Mitchell High School, and a member of the Huron Baptist Church. Graveside services for Jerry Sorrells will be at 10:00 p.m. Friday, August 6th, at the Huron Cemetery with the Rev. Jack Shake officiating. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the Chastain Funeral Home. 08/02/99 Walker – Mary M. Walker of Bedford, IN, died Monday, August 2, 1999, at her residence. Born on August 25, 1909, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Lavere and Grace C. (Bridwell) Taylor. She married Elmer A. Walker on January 8, 1929, and he died October 31, 1986. Surviving are one daughter, Beverly S. Kern of Bedford, IN; two sisters, Alice Boyles of Owensburg, IN, and Lois McPike of Bloomington, IN; one brother, William Jack Taylor of Bedford, IN; six grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Arthur E. Walker; two sisters, Martha Sipes and Doris Todd; and two brothers, Robert and Roscoe Taylor. A homemaker, she had worked at M.Fine & Co. and was a former office manager for Dr. Joseph Dusard. She was of Protestant faith and was a member of the Pink Ladies Auxiliary at Dunne Memorial Hospital. Services for Mary Walker will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, August 5th, at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with the Rev. Jon Lineback officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until the service time Thursday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. 07/31/99 Atchison – Juanita Atchison of Bedford, IN, died Saturday, July 31, 1999, at Bloomington Hospital. Born on October 8, 1926, in Toledo, OH, she was the daughter of Marion McAlpine and Anna Denton. She was raised in the home of Reed and Ada McAlpine. She married James F. "Bud" Atchison on January 11, 1947, and he died March 28, 1985. Surviving are one daughter, Dianne Roberts of Oolitic, IN; two sisters, Wilma Sorrells of Brownstown, IN, and June Cox of Owensboro, KY; four grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. She was a homemaker and a member of the Southland Church of Christ. Services for Juanita Atchison will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 4th, at Cresthaven Memory Gardens Chapel with the Rev. Merla Craig officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Day and Carter Mortuary. Baker – A. Wayne Baker of Bedford, IN, died Saturday, July 31, 1999, at Bloomington Hospital. Born on November 10, 1923, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of William A. and Ruby I. (Hackler) Baker. She married Jean Craig on October 18, 1947, and she survives. Also surviving are one sister, Pearl Stiles of Bedford, IN; two uncles, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one sister, Helen Terry in 1994. He was retired from General Motors. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33. He was a member of the Dive Christian Church. Services for Wayne Baker will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 3rd, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Johnny Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33. Friends may call from 1-8 p.m. Monday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Bergdoll – Orpha T. Bergdoll of Medora, IN, died Saturday, July 31, 1999, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on July 24, 1904, in Grant County, IN, she was the daughter of Henry and Susan Savannah (Martin) Wesler. She married John E. Bergdoll on June 10 1922, in Point Isabel, and he died on February 19, 1986. Surviving are two sons, John Franklin Bergdoll of Greenwood, IN, and James Richard Bergdoll of Medora, IN; one daughter, Mary Lu Hanson of Bedford, IN; five grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, one brother, five sisters, and two granddaughters. She had been a farmer in Lawrence and Jackson Counties. A charter member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Leesville, she was also a member of the Indiana State Poultry Association and the National Dairy Herd Improvement Association, Franklin College Founders Circle, Lutheran Women's Missionary League and House to House Club. Services for Orpha Bergdoll will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, October 5th, at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Leesville with the Rev. Jack Belk and Larry Mallet officiating. Burial will follow in Leesville Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the White River Humane Society. Flinn – Merlin "Bud" Flinn of Tunnelton, IN, died Saturday, July 31, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on February 12, 1922, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Harley and Bertha (Speer) Flinn. Surviving are two nieces, Mary Rose Guthrie of Medora, IN, and Imogene Guthrie of Bedford, IN; three great-nephews, two great-great-nephews, and one great-great-niece. He was preceded in death by one sister, Margaret Guthrie. He was retired from Diamond Chain in Indianapolis and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Cedar Masonic Lodge 161in Leesville. Services for Merlin Flinn will be at 10:00 .m. Monday, August 2nd at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Bro. Kenny Dalton officiating. Burial will follow in Tunnelton Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Owens – Vernia G. Owens of Bloomington, IN, formerly of Bedford, IN, died Saturday, July 31, 1999, at Bloomington Hospital. Born on May 23, 1915, in Bedford, IN, she was the daughter of Mark and Goldie (Holmes) Giles. She married Thomas M. Owens on July 7, 1940, and he died September r14, 1980. Surviving are one son, James P. Owens of Bloomington, IN; two grandsons; and nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband and one brother, Paul Giles. She had worked in the medical records area at the Edgewood Clinic of the Bedford Regional Medical Center, at Dunn Memorial Hospital, and at the Indiana University Student Health Center. She was a member of the First Baptist Church for 67 years. Services for Vernia Owens will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 3rd, at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with the Rev. Jon Lineback officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Monday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Russell – Danny E. "Bud" Russell of Bedford, IN, died Saturday, July 31, 1999, at Dunn Memorial Hospital.. Born on May 19, 1934, in Martin County, IN, he was the son of Danny and Hazel (Perkins) Russell. He married Mona Lois Cazee on May 31, 1957, and she survives. Also surviving are one son, Billy Joe Russell of Bedford, IN; two daughters, Julie Russell Turner of Bedford, IN, and Rhonda Russell Brock of Orleans, IN; one brother, David Russell; five sisters: Delores "Peggy" Henderson of Heltonville, IN, Carolyn Mitchell of Greenwood, IN, Robin Hanners of Brownstown, IN, Jane Hopkins of London, KY, and Mary Head of Center Point, IN; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Gary Lee; one sister, Margaret; and one granddaughter, Brandi Mae Russell. He was a heavy equipment operator with Oolitic Ground Limestone and Fred Beyers Contracting. He retired in 1991. He was of Protestant faith. Services for Danny Russell will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 4th, at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with Bro. Reno Bates officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Olive Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Tuesday and on Wednesday until the service time at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.


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