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Obituaries 2000 – 10 (October)

10/31/00

Sanders – Dan A. Sanders of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, October 31, 2000, at the Bloomington Hospital. Born on June 12, 1950, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Harold J. and E. Marie (Lavender) Sanders.

Surviving are one son, Joe Sanders of Bedford, IN; his mother, E. Marie Sanders of Seymour, IN; two brothers, Lloyd H. Sanders of Seymour, IN, and Jack D. Sanders of Indianapolis; one grandson, J. R. Sanders of Bedford, IN; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father and one sister, Kay Sanders Owen.

He formerly worked at W.F. Meyers and recently at Indiana University and Marcos Plastics, both in Bloomington. He was a 1968 graduate of Oolitic High School and was a member of the Eagles and Jay-C Clubs.

Services for Dan Sanders will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, November 2nd, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Bass Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

Sipes – Winfred "Cotton" Sipes of Heltonville, IN, died Tuesday, October 31, 2000, at his residence. Born on January 13,m 1923, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of George and Emma (Deckard) Sipes. He married Martha Aynes, and she survives.

Surviving with his wife are two sons, Joe Sipes of Bedford, IN, and Bill Sipes of Heltonville, IN; one sister, Hazel Mahan of Bedford, IN; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and two step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; six brothers: Glenford, Jasper, Chester, Roy, Floyd, and Warren Sipes; and one son, Larry Wayne Sipes.

He was a self-employed owner of Sipes Auto Parts in Heltonville.

Services for Winfred Sipes will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 2nd, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Bro. Larry Dalton officiating. Burial will follow in Bartlettsville Christian Church Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Slone – Joe Slone of Mitchell, IN, died Tuesday, October 31, 2000, at Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on March 27, 1919, in Mallie, Kentucky, he was the son of Hardin and Hattie (Reed) Slone. He married Alta Mullins on June 12, 1938, and she survives.

Surviving with his wife are four sons: William Eldon Slone of Orleans, IN; Geroge Slone of Kearnysville, WV; Sheldon Slone and Joey Dean Slone, both of Mitchell, IN; one sister, Cynthia Day of Paris, KY; six grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Ethel Slone; five brothers: Jay, Estill, Canton, Hazard, and Keaton Slone; and one sister, Ida Martin.

He was a retired employee of GM Powertrain and a member of the UAW Local 440. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of the Marvin R. Davis Veteran of Foreign Wars Post 9107 and Woodville Baptist Church.

Services for Joe Slone will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 2nd, at Woodville Baptist Church with the Revs. Glenn Hamer and Jason Hunter officiating. Burial will follow in Lawrenceport Cemetery with military rites accorded by Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post #250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9107. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at Chastain Funeral Home and from 9:30 a.m. until the service time Thursday at the church.

10/28/00

Dillon – John Lewis Dillon of Bedford, IN,, died October 28, 2000. Born on July 11, 1923 in Martin County, N, he was the son of Roy and Della (Lewis) Dillon. He married Angela R. Granato, and she died May 4, 1978.

Surviving are one son, John R. Dillon of Oolitic, IN; three daughters: Beth Ann Lewis of Oolitic, IN, Susan Jane Sanders of Bedford, IN, and Lisa Dillon of Bloomington, IN; one brother, Robert Dillon of Bedford, IN; two sisters: Mary Baker of Trinity Springs, IN, and Joan Frye of Loogootee, IN; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife and his parents.

He retired in 1993 after driving a school bus forty years. He also drove a Bedford TASC bus and worked in the stone industry. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Hillcrest Christian Church , the American Legion Gillen Post #33, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1686, Oolitic.

Services for John Dillon will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 31st, at the Day and Carter Mortuary with the Revs. Gary Cornwell and Charlie Scott officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery with military rites accorded by members of American Legion Gillen Post #33. Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. until the service time Tuesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. The family suggests that friends consider memorial contributions to Hillcrest Christian Church or the American Heart Association.

10/27/00

Briner – Joan M. Briner of Mitchell, IN, died Friday, October 27, 2000, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on February 28, 1935, in Bedford, IN, she was the daughter of Hugh F. and Hazel (Hobbs) Pickens. She married Jack Briner on February 12, 1956, and he died on July 17, 1988.

Surviving are four sons: Frank Briner, Dale Briner, and Neal Briner, all of Mitchell, IN; and Scott Briner of Marion, IN; one daughter, Sherri Beasley of Mitchell, IN; fourteen grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and one sister, Eva Curl.

She was a 1953 graduate of Mitchell High School and a graduate of Stephens College. She was an a member of Mt. Horeb Baptist Church and an inactive member of Phi Beta Psy Sorority.

Services for Joan Briner will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, October 30th, at Chastain Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Kirkman officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Sunday and from 8:30 a.m. until the service time Monday at Chastain Funeral Home.

Gray – Linda Gray of Bedford, IN, died Friday, October 27, 2000, at the I.U. Medical Center. Born on June 3, 1942, in Albuquerque, NM, she was the daughter of Jack and Vondaine (Tibbets) Jaynes.

Surviving are four sons: Martin Collins of Irvine, CA, Wayde Collins of Old Lyme, CT, Steven Gray and Rocky Gray, both of Bedford, IN; two brothers, Bill Jaynes of Albuquerque, NM, and Bob Jaynes of Fresno, CA; one sister, Carolyn Salter of Albuquerque, NM; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, and one brother.

She was a member of Hillcrest Christian Church.

There will be a memorial service for Linda Gray at 2:00 p.m. on October 31st at Hillcrest Christian Church with the Rev. Charlie Scott officiating. Burial will be in Williams Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

10/25/00

Sproles – Eddie M. Sproles of Bedford, IN, died Wednesday, October 25, 2000, at his residence. Born on April 19, 1931, in Oolitic, IN, she was the son of Jack and Pearl (Jones) Sproles. He married Charlotte King on December 24, 1952, and she survives.

Surviving with his wife are one son, Dave Sproles of Bedford, IN; one daughter, Skyla Hollars of Bedford, IN; and one granddaughter, Janessa Sproles of Bedford, IN. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Jim and Clarence Sproles.

He worked at GM Powertrain, owned rental property, and did remodeling. He was a member of U.A.W. Local #440.

There will be no services or calling hours. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery. The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society or to the charity of ones choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the Day & Carter Mortuary.

10/24/00

Becker – Agnes I. Becker of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, October 24, 2000, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on April 28, 1921, in Chicago, IL, she was the daughter of John and Inga (Thompson) Groset. She married Dolph S. Becker on September 28, 1947, and he survives.

Surviving with the husband are are two sons, John Dolph Becker of Carmel, IN, and Philip Edward Becker of Columbus, IN; one brother, Tellmer Groset of Plainfield, IL; six grandchildren; two nephews, and one niece.

There will be graveside services for Agnes Becker at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 26th, at Riverview Cemetery in Seymour, IN, with the Rev. Curtis Hurley officiating. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Reid – Ruby J. Reid of Mitchell, IN, died Tuesday, October 24, 2000, at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehab Center. Born on June j20, 1901, in Orange County, IN, she was the daughter of Frank and Eliza (Gresham) Johnson. She married Walter Reid, and he died in 1935.

Surviving is one sister, Georgia McCullough of Mitchell, IN. She was preceded in death by her husband and one sister, Pauline Bork.

A 1919 graduate of Mitchell High School, she received an A.B. degree from Central Normal College and was a teacher for Mitchell Community Schools, retiring in 1969 with 49 years of service. She was an artist, a member of First Christian Church, Lawrence County Retired Teachers Association, Gamma Epsilon Chapter of Tri Kappa, and a 50 7ear member of Order of Eastern Star.

Services for Ruby Reid will be at 10:30 Thursday, October 26th, at Chastain Funeral Home with Bro. John Brumfield officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Chastain Funeral Home.

10/23/00

Bowden – Ralph Bowden of Bedford, IN, died Monday, October 23, 2000, at his residence. Born on August 10, 1924, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Ralph and Goldie (Inman) Bowden. He married Betty Nicholson on December 10, 1970, and she survives.

Surviving with his wife are four daughters: Twinkle Cummings of Bedford, IN, Sandra Rodrigues of Idaho, Diana Clark of Richmond, KY, and Trenace Orender of Plainfield, IN; one son, Gary Bowden of Idaho; eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; onde sister, Nancy Sears; and his step-father, Claude Webb.

He was a heavy equipment operator for Rogers Group and the City of Bedford and was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army. He was of Protestant faith.

Services for Ralph Bowden will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 26th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Robert Helm officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Mausoleum with military rites accorded by members of American Legion Gillen Post # 33. Friends may call from 1-8 p.m. Wednesday and from 12 noon until the service time Thursday.

Oexmann – Mary Nina Oexmann of Bedford, IN, formerly of Brownstown, IN, died Monday, October 23, 2000, at Hospitality House in Bedford. Born on January 9, 1910, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Henry and Ida (Vaught) Isom. She married Herschel Hutton, and he died iin 1979. She married Royse Oexmann, and he died 1981.

Surviving are two sons, Russell and Richard Hutton, both of Bedford, IN; one brother, Rawleigh Isom of Bedford, IN; seven grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren, and four hgreat-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands; one son, Herschel Hutton; four sisters: Daisy Hinkle, Leona Gabbert, Margaret Spainhourd, and Blanche Hart; and five brothers: Arthur, Frank, Spencer, Elmer, and Ralph Isom.

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

Services for Mary Oexmann will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, October 26th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Robert Dailey officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

10/22/00

Austin – Delores D. Austin of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, October 22, 2000, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on May 30, 1936, in Mitchell, IN, she was the daughter of Edgar and Lucretia (Speer) Eisele. She married Mose Austin on September 3, 1958, and he survives.

Surviving with the husband are three daughters: Angie W. Austin of Bedford, IN, Twila Plano of Elnora, IN, and Joni Austin of Ellettsville, IN; four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents.

She was a homemaker.

Services for Delores Austin will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 25th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Steve Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

10/20/00

Klump – Gus Klumpp of Bedford, IN, died Friday, October 20, 2000, at St. Vincent Hospital in Carmel, IN. Born on July 18, 1928, in Bedford, IN, he was the son of Karl F. and Blanche (Fiddler) Klumpp. He married Johann M. Bellush, and she survives.

Surviving with the wife are three sons: David Klumpp, Joe Klumpp, and Kevin Klumpp, all of Bedford, IN; a twin brother, Karl F. Klumpp; and three grandchildren.

He was a retired tool designer for General Motors Powertrain and was an Army veteran of World War II. He served as Republican city councilman from 1980 to 1988. He was a member of the American Legion Gillen Post, past treasurer and president of Bedford Lions Club, and an honorary board member of the Thornton Boys Club. He was of Protestant faith.

Services for Gus Klumpp will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 24th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Bob Philips officiating. Entombment will be at Cresthaven Mausoleum with military rites accorded by members of the American Legion. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. until the services time Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Thornton Boys Club.

Mahorney – John A. Mahorney of Mitchell, IN, died Friday, October 20, 2000, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born on February 2, 1911, in Seymour, IN, he was the son of Omer L. and Alpha Rose (Gould) Mahorney. He married Edith Harrison on April 12, 1969, and she survives.

Surviving with his wife is one nephew, Dennis Gene Mahorney of Decatur, IL. He was preceded in death by one brother, Dennis Mahorney, and one sister, Elizabeth Black.

He was employed for 36 years at C. E. Harrison Furniture Company and was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He was a member and former trustee of Mitchell Presbyterian Church.

Services for John Mahorney will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 23rd, at Mitchell Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Marge Mason Braden officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery with military rites accorded by Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post #250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #9107. Friends may call from 2-6 p.m. Sunday at the Chastain Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. until the service time Monday at the church.

Turner – James Turner of New Haven, WV, formerly of Mitchell, IN, died Friday, October 20, 2000, in New Haven, WV. Born on March 30, 1950, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of James and Lorena Turner. He married Beverly Turner, and she survives.

Surviving with his wife are one son, James Turner of Florida; one daughter, Jennifer Turner of Florida; four sisters: Sena Williams of Orleans, IN, Mona Moore and Connie Fox, both of Mitchell, IN, and Ruth Carmichael of Illinois; and one grandson. He was preceded in death by one brother, Dewey Turner.

There will be a memorial service for James Turner at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 25th, and the Church of Jesus Christ in Spice Valley with Bro Leslie Hart officiating. The body was cremated in WV. Haverly Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

10/19/00

Atkinson – Nellie Atkinson of Paoli, IN, died Thursday, October 19, 2000, at Mitchell Manor Living and Rahab Center. Born on December 28, 1901, in Orange County, IN, she was the daughter of Patterson and Kate (Vest) Cornwell. She married Clarence Ray Atkinson on December 22, 1920, and he died January 25, 1990.

Surviving are two sons, Gene Atkinson of Mitchell, IN, and James Lee Atkinson of Bedford, IN; seven grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; five brothers: Bruce, Heber, Elwood, Stanley, and Delmont Cornwell; two sisters, Stella Pickens and Fern Johnson; and one grandson.

She was a homemaker and of Protestant faith.

Services for Nellie Atkinson will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 20th, at Chastain Funeral Home with the Rev. Glenn Hamer officiating. Burial will follow in Stampers Creek Cemetery. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. until the service time Friday at Chastain Funeral Home.

10/18/00

Martindale – L. Eugene Martindale of Bedford, IN, died Wednesday, October 18, 2000, at Bloomington Hospital. Born on May 30, 1932, in Greene County, IN, he was the son of Frank Lester and Bessie Belle (Blaker) Martindale. He married Sandra Flinn on May 25, 1958, and she survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Paige Tow of French Lick, IN; two brothers, Charles Herbert Martindale of Solsberry, IN, and James Kenneth Martindale of Bloomfield, IN; three sisters, Katherine Carpenter, Ruby Anderson, and Linda Greene, all of Bloomfield, IN; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Wilbur Martindale.

He was retired from NSWC CRANE and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He attended North Central Church of Christ in Bloomington and Central Church of Christ in Bedford.

Services for Eugene Martindale will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 21st at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Bro. Alan Phillips and Bro. Robert Martindale officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday and from 11 a.m. until the service time Saturday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Roberts – Mattie S. Roberts of Bedford, IN, died Wednesday, October 18, 2000, at Hospitality House. Born on March 21, 1908, in Kentucky, she was the daughter of Russell and Georgia (Curren) Smoot. She married Lewis Roberts on July 29, 1925, and he died in 1957.

Surviving are one son, Lewis Roberts of Bedford, IN; two daughters, Christina Holmes of Avoca, IN, and Sarah Kern of Bedford, IN; three sisters: Anna Turner, Ethel Carmichael, and Catherine Deckard, all of Lawrence County, IN; twelve grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren, and several great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; one son, Russell Roberts; and several brothers and sisters.

She retired from J.C. Penney in 1973 and was a member of the First Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School. She was also a member of the Ladies Circle at the church and a member of the Grandmothers' Club.

Services for Mattie Roberts will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday October 20th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary, with the Rev. Jon Lineback officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

10/17/00

Condra – Alma J. Condra of Mitchell, IN, died Tuesday, October 17, 2000, at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Haverly Mortuary.

Griffin – Jesse Griffin of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, October 17, 2000, at Bloomington Hospital. Born on July 3, 1943, in Roan County, NC, he was the son of Haskell and Maidaree (Jenkins) Griffin. He married Kathy J. Harris on May 6, 1990, in Knox County, IN, and she survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Katelyn Griffin, at home; two brothers, Thomas Edward Griffin of Wyoming, and Haskell Griffin, Jr. of Florida; two sisters, Lois and Audrey; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was a cook at Bob Evans Restaurant. He was a graduate of Merced High School in Merced, CA, a Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War, and a member of the Tri-State Chef's Association.

Services for Jesse Griffin will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 20th, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with Mike Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Pinhook Cemetery. Friends may call from 9-11 a.m. Friday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

10/16/00

Crabtree – William Crabtree of Bedford, IN, died Monday, October 16, 2000, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on July 24, 1930, in San Diego, CA, he was the son of Kenneth Denver and Ethel (Purdy) Crabtree. He married Clois Edwards on June 10, 1954, and she survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Rose Ann Crabtree of Bedford, IN; two sons, Gerald William Crabtree of Las Vegas, NV, and Gregory Joseph Crabtree of Novato, CA; one step-son, Thomas Lee Brown of South Carolina; one step-sister, Kay Burnham of Rose Hills, KS; and several grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one sister, Margaret May.

He was a retired electrician from AKKA Plastics and delivered The Ad Sheet in Bloomington. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Services for William Crabtree will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 21, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Brother Leon Myers officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

10/15/00

Anderson – Cecil Anderson of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, October 15, 2000, at his residence. Born on April 28, 1908, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of David H. and Mary (Luttrell) Anderson. He married Veneita Corbin on November 6, 1940, in Bedford, IN, and she survives.

Also surviving are two sons, James C. Anderson and Ned D. Anderson, both of Bedford, IN; six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.

He was a retired plumber and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of American Legion Gillen Post #33, Plumbers & Steamfitters U.A. Local 136, past member of Bedford Boat Club, and had been a Boys Club volunteer. He was of Baptist faith.

Services for Cecil Anderson will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 18th, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with Bro. Charlie Scott officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by members of American Legion Gillen Post #33. Friends may call from 1-8 p.m. Tuesday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

10/14/00

Baker – Bernard Gerald "Bernie" Baker of Louisville, KY, formerly of Bedford, IN, died Saturday, October 14, 2000, at Audubon Hospital in Louisville, KY. Born on November 30, 1943, in Bedford, IN, he was the son of Frank Gerald and Bernice Marie (Turner) Baker. He married Rose B. Wooten on July 7, 1979, and she survives.

Also surviving are five sons: David G. Baker of Texas, Paul Harvey of Bedford, IN, B. David Baker of Orleans, IN, Gerald Baker of Bloomington, IN, and the Rev. Robert Baker of Kentucky; four daughters: Ruby Pruett, Penny Clark and Ki Eads, all of Bedford, IN, and Melinda Bastin of Colorado; one sister, Janice Baker Openshaw of Bloomington, IN; twenty-one grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and three nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and two grandsons.

He was retired from Bedford North Lawrence High School Maintenance Department, was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and was a member of the National Guard. He was of Pentecostal faith.

Services for Bernard Baker will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 19th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Paul Harvey and the Revs. Robert Baker and Curt Pruett, Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in Hilltop Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by members of American Legion Gillen Post #33. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

10/10/00

Bridwell – Ruth Anna "Babe" Bridwell died Tuesday, October 10, 2000, at the home of her daughter in Beech Grove, IN. Born on September 15, 1925, in Bedford, IN, she was the daughter of Cecil and Ruth (Boyles) Edwards. She married William Bridwell on September 7, 1943, and he survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Janie Sears of Beech Grove, IN, and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother, William Edwards, and one sister, Jane Bieze.

She worked as a switchboard operator at Dunn Hospital. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Bedford Elks Club Auxiliary.

Services for Ruth Bridwell will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, October 13th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Jon Lineback officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

10/08/00

Allen – Dorothy Pauline Allen of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, October 8, 2000, at Core Nursing Home. Born on July 26, 1912, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Virgil and Maggie (Benge) Turner. She married Joseph Ray Allen on July 11, 1948, and he died in November 1985.

Surviving are one daughter, Elaine Runyan of Bedford, IN; two step-daughters, Evalea Smithers of Florida and Evelyn Box of Terre Haute, IN; one sister, Wilma Gould of Bedford, IN; one brother, Fred Turner of Bedford, IN; seven grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband and one step-son, Norman Allen.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Assembly of God church.

Services for Dorothy Allen will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 11th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Glen Duncan officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Newbold – George "Pete" Newbold of Bedford, IN, formerly of Indianapolis and Shoals, IN, and Melbourne, FL, died Sunday, October 8, 2000, at White River Lodge. Born on June 29, 1918, in Pittsburgh, PA, he was the son of Walter and Minnie (Reaves) Newbold. He married his wife, Helen, on December 24, 1972, and she preceded him in death.

Surviving are one daughter, Jeanie Levitt of Indianapolis, IN; one son, Richard Newbold of Indianapolis, IN; three sisters: Viola Nolan of Bedford, IN, Beatriss Muller and Leona Davis, both of Indianapolis, IN; four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, two brothers, one sister, and two grandsons.

He had been a masonry contractor and was a member of the Moose, the American Legion, and was a life member of the VFW in Oolitic.

Services for George Newbold will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with LeRoy Inman officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens with graveside military rites accorded by member of American Legion Gillen Post #33. Friends may call from 1-6 p.m. Tuesday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

Reeves – Jim W. Reeves of Springville, IN, died Sunday, October 8, 2000, at Fontanbleu Nursing Home in Bloomington, IN. Born on November 7, 1928, in Monroe County, IN, he was the son of Melvin "Cap" and Hazel (Taylor) Reeves. He married Anna Jean Parker on June 14, 1952, and she survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Elizabeth Pritchett of Springville, IN, and Jane Terrill of Heltonville, IN, one son, Melvin E. Reeves of Springville, IN; one sister, Mary Bell Freeman of Bloomington, IN; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Robert Reeves; and two sisters.

He was retired from the Building Service Department at Indiana University, was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict, and farmed most of his life. He was a member of the Oolitic Church of Christ.

Services for Jim Reeves will be at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 11th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Bro. Robert Fenton officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 208 p.m. Tuesday and from 1 p.m. until the service time Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

10/07/00

Bahr – Charles E. Bahr of Oolitic, IN, died Saturday, October 8, 2000, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on September 28, 1922, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Adolph and Mabel (Rager) Bahr. He married Virginia Long and she died in 1992. He married Edith C. Anderson in 1993, and she survives.

Also surviving are three step-sons: Gary Anderson of Bloomington, IN, Bruce Anderson of Berkley, CA, and Brent Anderson of Bedford, IN; two sisters, Ruby Anderson and Emma Ritter, both of Bedford, IN; two step-grandsons, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife and his parents.

He was a cost accountant with W. F. Meyers Company, retiring in 1989. He was a member of the Englewood Baptist Church and attended Oolitic Church of Christ. He was a member of the Sheriffs Organization, Springville FOP and a former member of the White River Bow Association.

Services for Charles Bahr will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 11th at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Bro. Robert Fenton and the Rev. David Ferry officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 1-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

10/01/00

Kendall – Betty M. (Sons) Kendall of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, October 1, 2000, at Bloomington Hospital. Born on June 13, 1916, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of William Henry and Ora Belle (Tharp) Sons. She married Clayton Kendall, and he died in 1956.

Surviving are one son, Duke Delaney of Bedford, IN; three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Preceding her in death were her husband; three sisters: Ruth Hardwick, Flonie Hedrick, and Sis Mundy; and seven brothers: Everett, Jack, Slim, BNuck, Connie, George, and Neal Sons. She was the last of her family.

She was retired from Extruded Alloys in Bedford and was of Protestant faith.

Services for Betty Kendall will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 4th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Richard Chase officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 a.m. until the service time Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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