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Obituaries 2003 – 09 (September)

09/30/03

Irwin – Elsie J. Irwin of Mitchell, IN, died Tuesday, September 30, 2003, at Mitchell Manor Nursing & Rehab Center. Born on October 12, 1927, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of David and Silvia (Tincher) Jones. She married George Irwin in 1944, and he died November 29, 1985.

Surviving are four sons: Kenneth, Michael, and Donald Irwin, all of Mitchell, IN, and Danny Irwin of Bedford, IN; one daughter, Pamela Perez of Phoenix, AZ; three brothers: Delbert, Joe, and Johnny Jones, all of Mitchell, IN; four sisters: Roberta Tow and Mary Schultz, both of Bedford, IN, Thelma Denny and Betsy Stancombe, both of Mitchell, IN; ten grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; one sister, Joyce Jones; and two brothers, Menlo and George Jones.

She was a retired employee of RCA in Bloomington.

Services for Elsie Irwin will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, October 3rd, at Haverly Mortuary with Pastor Chad McIntosh officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. until the service time Friday at Haverly Mortuary.

Pridemore – Oren Wendell Pridemore of Mitchell died Tuesday, September 30, 2003, at his residence. Born on June 11, 1942, in Huron, IN, he was the son of Linza and Gathelene (Owen) Pridemore. He married Pamela J. Earl on August 30, 1980, and she survives

Surviving with his wife are one son, Thomas Lee Pridemore and his wife, Jay, of Mitchell, IN; one daughter, Joy Lyn Upton and her husband, Wendell, of Mitchell, IN; three brothers: Donald Pridemore of Huron, IN, Charles Pridemore and Lowell Pridemore, both of Mitchell, IN; two sisters, Sue Conolty of Huron, IN, and Pearl Keller of Fond du Lack, WI; two grandchildren, Haylay Marie Unger and Klayton Thomas Unger; and four step-grandchildren: Hollie Upton, Amy Upton, Melissa Wilson, and Avery Wilson; He was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Pridemore.

He retired from Lehigh Cement Company, was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and a 1960 graduate of Huron High School. He was a member of the Bride of Christ, Mitchell Masonic Lodge No. 228 F&AM, Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250, and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

Services for Oren Pridemore will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 3rd at Chastain Funeral Home with Bros. Jerry Allen, David Conley, and Jim Russell officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107. Friends may call from 3-8 Thursday, where the Masonic memorial service will be at 7:30 p.m. that evening, and from 9 a.m. until the service time Friday at the Chastain Funeral Home.

09/29/03

Odle – Nancy Ann Odle of Mitchell, IN, died Monday, September 29, 2003, at her residence. Born on July 23, 1942, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Paul and Catherine (Welch) Howell. She married William Odle on September 2, 1960, and he survives.

Surviving with her husband are four sons: Clifton Odle and his wife Ronnette of Mitchell, IN, Christ Odle and his wife Kerry of Gas City, IN, Greg Odle and his wife Pam of Mitchell, IN, and Tim Odle and his wife Michelle of Marion, IN; two daughters: Tammy Spoonmore and her husband Kent of Springville, IN, and Christine Miller and her husband Larry of Mitchell, IN; her mother, Catherine Howell of Franklin, IN; four brothers: Jerry Howell of New Whiteland, IN, Donald Howell of Myrtle Beach, NC, Stephen Howell of Greenwood, IN, and Jimmy Howell of Florida; one sister, Helen Conner of Monrovia, IN; thirteen grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father; one brother, Tommy Howell; one sister, Mildred Milburn; and four siblings in infancy.

She was a former employee of Herle's Restaurant and Arby's. She was a member of Spice Valley Baptist Church.

Services for Nancy Odle will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 2nd, at Chastain Funeral Home with the Revs. Merle Mullins, Nellie Mullins and Steve Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service time Thursday at Chastain Funeral Home. Memorial gifts may be made to Hoosier Uplands Hospice.

09/28/03

Bevers – Russell Bevers of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, September 28, 2003, at Bloomington Hospital. Born on March 21, 1916, in Jackson County, IN, he was the son of John and Mary (Bevers) Bevers. He married Alice Botner and she died on April 3, 2002.

Surviving are one step-daughter, Gerri Basinger and her husband, Louis, of Bedford, IN; and three step-grandchildren: Michael, Mario, and Angie Basinger. He was preceded in death by his wife; three brothers: Curtis, Ralph, and Leland Bevers; and one sister, Sophia.

He had been employed in the stone quarries of Indiana Limestone Company.

There will be graveside services for Russell Bevers at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 30th, at Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

McSoley – Kelly Lynn McSoley of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, September 28, 2003, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on September 11, 1964, in Bedford, IN, she was the daughter of Gregory and Tommie (Glover) McSoley.

Surviving are her mother, Tommy McSoley of Bedford, IN; two sisters, Shannon Arnold of Bedford, IN, and Amy York of Ellettsville, IN; three nephews: Dylan McSoley, Ryan and Bryan Kimmel; and two nieces, Taylor McSoley and Abagail York. She was preceded in death by her father and her grandparents.

She was a 1982 graduate of Bedford North Lawrence High School and was a member of Dive Christian Church.

Services for Kelly McSoley will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 2nd, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Wednesday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

09/26/03

Barrett – Rose M. Barrett of Bedford, IN, died Friday, September 26, 2003, at Bloomington Hospital. Born on September 22, 1932, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Ila Earl and Geneva (Bennett) McBride. She married James Ralph Barrett.

Surviving are two sons, Jim Barrett and Tony Barrett, both of Bedford, IN; one daughter, Brenda Mills of Bedford, IN; two brothers, John McBride and Don McBride, both of Bedford, IN; one sister, Dorothy Hall of Bedford, IN; three granddaughters, two grandsons, and two great-granddaughters. She was preceded in death by one sister, Vonda Ira.

She was retired and had formerly been employed at Sarkes Tarzian in Bloomington and Stone City Products. She was a member of Dive Christian Church.

Services for Rose Barrett will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, September 29th, at the Dive Christian Church with Johnny Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Dive Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home and from 11 a.m. until the service time Monday at the church.

09/24/03

Davis – Mabel Barnes Davis of Mitchell, IN, died Wednesday, September 24, 2003, at Westview Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Born on October 5, 1905, in Williams, IN, she was the daughter of Alex and Minnie (Williams) Barnes. She married Lowell R. Davis on May 30, 1930, and he died on March 8, 1989.

Surviving are nieces and nephew Alberta Gaines of Elizabeth City, NC, Barbara Sullivan of Tallahassee, FL, Bonnie Thorpe of Madison, IN, Shelby James Barnes of Rockville, MD, Linda Tindal of Terre Haute, IN. She was preceded in death by her husband; two sisters, Gladys Stapleton and Genevieve Boicourt; and two brothers, Ernest W. Barnes and Forrest Barnes.

A 1924 graduate of Williams High School, she received a bachelor's degree from Indiana State University in 1938. She taught art 43 years in Lawrence County schools: Spice Valley and Shawswick Townships, Burris and Mitchell. She retired in 1970 from Mitchell High School and taught art classes at Northwood College in West Baden Springs from 1971-72. She was a member of the Mitchell Church of Christ, a charter member of Omicron Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a member of Mu Chapter of Kappa Dappa Sigma Sorority, serving as the Grand President of the sorority in 1943. Other memberships include Order of Eastern Star, Indiana State Teachers Association, Lawrence County Retired Teachers Association, and the Lawrence County Art Association.

Services for Mabel Davis will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, September 27th, at Chastain Funeral Home with Bro. Allen Burris officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 2-6 p.m. Friday and from 8:30 a.m. until the service time Saturday at Chastain Funeral Home. Memorial gifts may be made to Mitchell Community Schools Scholarship Foundation in care of the funeral home.

09/22/03

Browning – Joan M. Browning of Bedford, IN, died Monday, September 22, 2003, at her residence. Born on November 2, 1929, in Peoria, IL, she was the daughter of John W. and Elizabeth (Thompson) Miller. She married Ray E. Browning on January 2, 1954, and he died October 15, 1993.

Surviving are one daughter, Susan Bower of Bedford, IN; three sons: Lanny Browning of Indianapolis, John E. Browning of Bedford, IN, and Jim Browning of Tequesta, FL; two sisters, Mary Louise Tichner and Evalyn Loughlin; two grandchildren: Mark Bower and Julia Cootes; four great-grandchildren: Michael and Mallory Cootes, Levi Meadows and Bryce Bower. She was preceded in death by her husband.

She was a homemaker and a member of St. John's Episcopal Church.

There will be a memorial service for Joan Browning at 7 p.m. Friday, September 26th, at St. John's Wpiscopal Church. No calling hours are scheduled. Arrangements are under the direction of the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Spires – Robert "Runt" Spires of Bedford, IIN, died Monday, September 22, 2003, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on December 30, 1936, he was the son of Ervin and Evan (Livingston) Spires.

Surviving are two daughters: Donna May and her husband, Bill, and Cathy Baker and her husband, Mike; four sons: Bobby Spires and his wife, Sherry, Rick Spires and his wife, Paula, Danny Spires, and Tony Spires, all of Bedford, IN; three sisters: Jewell Goldsberry and her husband, Guy, of Mooresville, IN, Mary Ann Graham of Bedford, IN, and Junetta Goff and her husband, Ken, of Ohio; one brother, Richard "Rick" Spires and his wife, Erin, of Bedford, IN; and his long-time friend, Marian Strunk of Bedford, IN; twenty grandchildren, and fourteen great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one sister, Joyce Larsen; two brothers, Don and Gaylord Spires; and two daughters, Linda Jamison and Debbie Spires.

He retired from Bedford Parks Department and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33 and the Eagles Lodge.

Services for Robert Spires will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 26th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Ronnie McLain officiating. Burial will follow in Dive Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by members of the American Legion Gillen Post #33. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and the Day & Carter Mortuary.

09/21/03

Gilson – Gretna L. Gilson of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, September 21, 2003, at her residence. Born on October 17, 1932, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Claudie J. and Gerti (Ray) Hillenburg. She married Robert F. Gilson on October 25, 1952, and he survives.

Surviving with her husband are one son, Mark E. Gilson of Bedford, IN; two daughters, Sharon L. Neff of Louisville, KY, and Vickie S. Melvin of Lebanon, IN; two brothers, Robert Hillenburg of Oolitic, IN, and Claude Hillenburg of Heltonville, IN; six grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

She was formerly employed at M.Fine & Sons of Bedford and retired from Dunn Memorial Hospital, where she worked in housekeeping. She was a member of the Southland Church of Christ.

Services for Gretna Gilson will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 24th, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with Bro. Bud Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

Shoults – Marvin Eugene Shoults of Mitchell, IN, died Sunday, September 21, 2003, at his residence. Born on May 10, 1925, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Walter and lula (Turney) Shoults. He married Allie Brown on April 8, 1944, and she survives.

Surviving with his wife are three daughters: Elaine Raeburn of Escondido, CA, Brenda Stalker of McMinnville, TN, and Patti Austin of Mitchell, IN; two brothers, Norman Shoults of Indianapolis, IN, and Johnny Shoults of Marion, IN; one sister, Betty Blackerby of Mitchell, IN; one sister-in-law, Ruth Sorrells of Bedford, IN; and six grandchildren: Joe George, Dean George, Terri George, Jason Stalker, Lori Lee and Damon Austin. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Crystal Shoults and Roberta Green.

He retired from Lehigh Cement Company of Mitchell in 1985 and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Huron Church of God, Mitchell Masonic Lodge No. 228, F&AM, Spring Mill F.O.P. Lodge, past commander of Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107, Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250, past-president of Local No. 30 AFL-CIO.

Services for Marvin Shoults will be at 10P00 a.m. Wednesday, September 24th, at Chastain Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Smoot officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by members of Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post #250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until the service time Wednesday at Chastain funeral home, where the Mitchell Masonic Lodge No. 228, F & AM will conduct a memorial service at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

09/20/03

Fults – Virginia Ruth Fultz of Bedford, IN, died Friday, September 19, 2003, at Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on July 1, 1920, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Oran E. and Jewell (Foster) Root. She married Ralph R. Fultz on July 9, 1938, and he died June 15, 2002.

Surviving are one daughter, Kathleen Davis and her husband, Bob, of Bedford, IN; two sons, Scott Fultz and his wife, Barbara, and Steve Fultz, all of Bedford, IN; four grandchildren: Noelle Jean and her husband Ross, Janell Deckard and her husband Carey, all of Bedford, IN, Stacey Thacker and her husband Kent of Noblesville, IN, and Michael Davis and his wife Kathy of Bloomington, IN; and five great-grandchildren.

She was the former secretary and bookkeeper of Fultz Auto of Bedford. She was a member of White River Baptist Church, Elks Auxiliary, and a life member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.

Services for Virginia Fultz will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 23rd, at Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. James Root officiating. Burial will follow in Pinhook Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

May – Janice S. May of Williams, IN, died Saturday, September 20, 2003, at her residence. She was born on December 6, 1949. She married Bruce May, and he survives.

Surviving with her husband are her mother, Betty (Super) Glassco of Bedford, IN; two brothers, Jerry Glassco of Oolitic, IN, and Jack Glassco of Bedford, IN; and one sister, Jeanie Glassco of Bedford, IN.

She was employed at Naval Surface Warfare Center-Crane.

Services for Janice May will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 23rd at Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Silverville Mount Pleasant Christian Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Spencer – Ruth Juanita Spencer of Bedford, IN, formerly of Richmond, IN, died Saturday, September 20, 2003, at the Hospitality House. Born on March 14, 1911 in Roanoke , Allen County, she was the daughter of Roscoe and Bessie Dennis. She married Lester G. Spencer on August 29, 1931, in Columbia City, IN, and he died on July 14, 1997.

Surviving are two sons, Dean Spencer of Bedford, IN, and Jeffery A. Spencer of Chilicothe, OH; one sister, Garnet Stevens of Sacramento, CA; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Christ Presbyterian Church in Largo, FL, and she was active in the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army.

Services for Ruth Spencer will be conducted in Largo, FL. Burial will be in Serenity Gardens Memorial Park in Largo. Arrangements are under the direction of Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Memorial contirbutions may be made to the Christ Presbyterian Church in Largo, FL

09/19/03

Vergon – Edna M. Vergon of Bedford, IN, died Friday, September 19, 2003, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on February 18, 1920, in Wabash, IN, she was the daughter of High O. and Lena (Dickson) Gable. She married Glen J. Vergon and he died on September 14, 1999.

Surviving are two daughters, Tamera A. Moore and Cheryle D. Willis; one son, Gary O. Vergon; two sisters, Dorothy Booth and Loraine Guthrie; four grandchildren: Carrie, Glenn, Brock, and Serena; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband and one brother, Ralph Gable.

She was a homemaker.

Services for Edna Vergon will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 23rd, at Cresthaven Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark A. McDaniel officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

09/18/03

Lytton – Lewis G. "Jerry" Lytton of Bedford, IN, died Thursday, September 18, 2003, at Westview Manor Nursing and Rehab Center. Born on March 29, 1915, in Mitchell, IN, he was the son of Jordan Volney and Pearl Lytton. He married Mary J. Henderson on July 16, 1936, and she survives.

Surviving with his wife are two sons, Jeffery J. Lytton and his wife, Bernie, of Bedford, IN, and L. Bradley Lytton and his wife, Hope, of Peachtree City, BA; three grandchildren: Jeffery S. Lytton of Bedford, IN, Jonathon J. Lytton and his wife, Cale, of Ellettsville, IN, and Jordan H. Lytton of Peachtree, GA; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one sister, Vera, in infancy.

He was co-owner of the Toggery with his brother-in-law, Lovell Harp, and later was co-owner of Colonial Securities. A veteran of World War II, he was a Naval Aviator instructing pilots at Bunker Hill and Norman, OK, and also instructed pilot trainees in England. He was a member of the Hillcrest Christian Church, a life member of the Bedford Lodge No. 14 F&Am, life member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, past president of the Lawrence County Scottish Rite Club, life member of the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33, and a Men's Club at Otis Park.

Service for Lewis Lytton will be at 11 a.m. Monday, September 22nd, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Gary Cornwell officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by members of the American Legion Gillen Post #33. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at the Day & Carter Mortuary, where Masonic Rites will be conducted at 7 p.m. that evening by Bedford Lodge No. 14, R&AM. The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the charity of their choice.

Miller – Richard Miller of Bedford, IN, died Thursday, September 18, 2003, at his residence. Born on January 10, 1930, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Walter and Josie (Tolbert) Miller. He married Vivian J. Beasley on October 25, 1958, in Lawrence County, IN, and she survives.

Surviving with his wife are two sons, Richard Miller, Jr. of Williams and Michael Miller of Bedford, IN; one daughter, Tammy Vaughn and her husband, Jack, of Bedford, IN; one sister, Anna Sullivan and her husband, Joe, of Bedford, IN; one brother, Raymond Miller of Anderson, IN; four grandsons, one granddaughter, and one great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Bill and Glendale Miller; one sister, Ester; and one daughter, Teresa Kay Miller.

He retired from Railroad Milwaukee–now the Sioux Line and former CSX. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen.

Services for Richard Miller will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 19th, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Burial will follow in New Union Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

09/17/03

Gassaway – Ralph Grant Gassaway of Bedford, IN, died Wednesday, September 17, 2003, at his resident. Born on June 13, 1933, in Bedford, IN, he was the son of John and Dora (Tolliver) Gassaway. He married Evabelle McGill on November 7, 1970, and she died June 17, 1986.

Surviving are a niece, Phyllis Gassaway, with whom he has resided for the last 17 years of his life; Eugene and Bonnie Watson, Johnny and Juanita Watson, Russell and Brenda Watson, Leroy and Glenda Mason, Laura Hutchinson, Pam and Bobby Harper, Misty and Curt Staley, Jason and Lena Gassaway, Tricia Harper, Bobbie Jo Lake, Jerri Renee Lake, Steve and Penny Louden, Steve and Charity Louden, Tanalee Louden, Jeremy Eisele, and Deana Lindenschmidt and their families; and many more nieces and nephews and their families. He was preceded in death by his wife; two sisters, Mabel Watson and her husband, Sam, who raised him after his parents died, and Dorothy Libby; three brothers: Barney Gassaway and his wife, Josephine, Lambert Gassaway and his wife Dotty, and Raymond Gassaway; and three nephews: Leo Alvin Gassaway, Danny Watson, and Leroy Sykes.

He retired from the City of Bedford Street Department and had also worked at J.B. Salvage in Bloomington and as a construction worker for Pierce Construction. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge, Moose Lodge, and Bedford Boat and Sportsman's Club.

Services for Ralph Gassaway will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 20th, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

09/16/03

Allen – Florence Pearl Allen of Mitchell, IN, died Tuesday, September 16, 2003, at Mitchell Manor Nursing Center. She was the daughter of Samuel and Ida Pearl (Hutslar) Hankins. She first Married Aden York on February 13, 1941, and he died July 8, 1983. She married Harry S. Allen on April 4, 1986, and he died January 30, 1999.

Surviving are several nieces and nephews and seven step-children. She was preceded in death by both husbands, three sisters: Mary Acton, Lovella Johnson, and Hannah Duncan; and one brother, William Hankins.

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

Services for Florence Allen will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 19th, at Haverly Mortuary with the Rev. Mark Bechtel officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. until the service time Friday.

McCameron –

Dorothy Marie McCameron of Ruskin, FL, formerly of Mitchell and Greencastle, IN, died Tuesday, September 16, 2003, at the Health Center in Plant City, FL. Born on August 6, 1908, in Huron, IN, she was the daughter of Alfred and Onie Elizabeth (Trinkle) Johnson. She married Park W. McCameron on July 27, 1929, and he died November 15, 1976.

Surviving are one daughter, Patricia Sue Sager of Falida, CO; one daughter-in-law, Margie McCameron of Lakeland, FL; seven grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and four nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband; one son, Donald W. McCameron; and three brothers: Oscar, Eldie, and Roy Johnson.

She was a retired secretary at the J.C. Penney Company and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Services for Dorothy McCameron will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, September 22nd, at Haverly Mortuary with the Rev. Margaret Pruden officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Sunday and from 10 a.m. until the service time Monday at Haverly Mortuary.

09/14/03

Williams – Kenneth M. Williams of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, September 14, 2003, at his residence. Born on August 3, 1941, in Forth Ritner (Lawrence County), IN, he was the son of Melvin E. and Katherine L. (Flinn) Williams. He married Rita Perry on July 10, 2001, and she survives.

Surviving with his wife are his mother, Katherine Williams of Bedford, IN; three sons: Kevin Williams of Bloomington, IN, Mike Williams and his wife, Lisa, of Mitchell, IN, and Kody Williams and his wife, Dee, of Springville, IN; one step-daughter, Sarah Miles of Bedford, IN; one brother, Ronald Williams of Bedford, IN; and two grandchildren, Lindsey and Kaden Williams, both of Mitchell, IN; He was preceded in death by his father, Melvin Williams on June 23, 2000.

He was the owner/operator of Lawrence County Hydraulics and retired in 2001. He was a member of the Tunnelton United Methodist Church and the Leesville Masonic Lodge.

Services for Kenneth Williams will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 17th, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with Bros. Kenny Dalton and Fred Barger officiating. Burial will follow in Dixon Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, where Masonic services will be conducted at 7 p.m. that evening by the Leesville Masonic Lodge. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lawrence County Chapter of the American Cancer Society.

09/12/03

Pruett- Barbara A. Pruett of Mitchell, IN, died Friday, October 12, 2003, at Bloomington Hospital. Born on August 24, 1930, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Earl and Ida Pauline (Childers) Cooper. She first married Herbert Grissom on October 9, 1948, and he died August 17, 1980. She married Noble Pruett on April 7, 1984, and he survives.

Surviving with her husband are three sons: Steve Grissom of Mitchell, IN, Mark and Dave Grissom, both of Bedford, IN; eight daughters: Vicky King of Mitchell, IN, Annie Buechler and Paula Arnold, both of Bedford, IN, Shirley Ann Miller and Barbara Dean, both of Polk City, FL, Marilyn McClure of Mitchell, IN, Carolyn Sue Knauss of Iuka, IL, and Sharon Ball of Bloomington, IN; one brother, Jack Cooper of Indianapolis, IN; one sister, Delores (Winkie) Gratzer of Mitchell, IN; thirty-seven grandchildren, and forty-three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Herbert Grissom; one son, Norman Eugene Pruett; one daughter, Rosemary Pruett; and one brother, Earl Joe Cooper.

She was retired from South Lawrence Utilities and was a member of Church of the Nazarene in Mitchell.

Services for Barbara Pruett will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 16th, at the Church of the Nazarene in Mitchell with the Rev. Mark Bechtel officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Monday at Haverly Mortuary and from 8:30 a.m. until the service time at the church.

09/10/03

Rishforth – James D. Rishforth II of Mitchell, IN, died Wednesday, September 10, 2003, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born on August 30, 1982, he was the son of James D. and Patricia Rishforth.

Surviving are his father James D. Rishforth of Richamond, IN; his mother, Patricia Rishforth of Miamisburg, OH; three sisters: Shannon Rishforth of Miamisburg, OH, Kelli Rishforth and Jamie Rishforth, both of Bedford, IN; three half-brothers: Braxton Rishforth of Richmond, Mathew Smith and Cory Rishforth, both of Miamisburg, OH; former step-mother, Glenna Lakes Rishforth of Richmond, IN; one step-brother, Ricky Stoner of West Alexandria, OH; and his maternal grandmother.

He was a welder and landscaper for McCulough Fabricating and Stone City Iron Works.

There will be graveside services for James Rishforth II at 2:00 p.m. Monday, September 15th, at Hillgrove Cemetery in Miamisburg, OH. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford. Memorial contributions may be made to the James D. Rishforth Trust Fund in care of Fifth-Third Bank.

09/09/03

Van Hoy – Addie Van Hoy, of Mitchell, IN, died Tuesday, September 9, 2003, at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehab Center. Born on February 27, 1916, in Marion County, IN, she was the daughter of Robert and Della (Wildman) Walton. She married Hugh Van Hoy on August 8, 1936, and he died May 9, 1993.

Surviving are two sons, Bob Van Hoy and Rick Van Hoy, both of Mitchell, IN; two daughters, Alice Isom and Marilyn Ray, both of Mitchell, IN; nine grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; two brothers, Talford Walton and Garrison Walton; two sisters, Reva Ledgerwood and Lorena Schnarr; and two grandchildren, Whitney Van Hoy and Scott Van Hoy.

She and her husband founded Van Hoy Heating and Plumbing in 1969, and she spent many years as a nurse's aide at Bloomington Hospital of Orange County. She was a member of the First Church of God in Bedford.

Services for Addie Van Hoy will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 12th, at the Chastain Funeral Home with Bro. Eugene Pruett officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. until the service time on Friday at Chastain Funeral Home.

09/06/03

Swigart – Edith Catherine Swigart of Bedford, IN, died on Saturday, September 6, 2003, at her residence. Born on January 19, 1917, in East Oolitic, IN, she was the daughter of Elmer "Frank" and Ressie (Honeycutt) Goodman.

Surviving are two daughters, Betty White-Allen and her husband, John, of Heltonville, IN, and Sara William and her husband, Ben J., of Cary NC; two sisters, Louise Jenkins of Williams, IN, and Alice Naylor in Indianapolis; six grandchildren: Suzanne Burns and her husband, Steve, Dina Wood, Gina Smith and her husband, Tracey, and Lindley White, all of Heltonville, IN, Laura Williams of Cary, NC, and Eric Williams and his wife, Joanne, of Tuscaloosa, AL; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by five brothers: Ray, Earl, Eugene, Lloyd, and Robert Goodman; and one sister, Dorothy Todd.

She retired as a group leader at RCA in Bloomington after more than forty years. She was a member of the First Church of God in Bedford, where she was a long-time historian for the WCG, a member of the Builders Sunday School Class and a charter member of the Tuesday morning Bible study group. She wsa active in the RCA retirees group and volunteered at the Salvation Army for many years.

Services for Edith Swigart will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 9th, at the First Church of God with Pastor Alan Reed officiating. Burial will follow in Gilgal Cemetery in Heltonville, IN. Friends may call at the First Church of God from 4-9 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. until the service time Tuesday. Arrangements are under the direction of the Day & Carter Mortuary.

09/05/03

Anderson – Harry Lee Anderson of Danville, IN, formerly of Bedford, IN, died Friday, September 5, 2003, at Avon Healthcare in Danville. Born on November 16, 1917, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Oscar and Elizabeth (Rich) Anderson. He married Darlene McDonald on September 20, 1940, in Lawrence County, IN, and she died on October 1, 1984.

Surviving are one son, Terry Anderson and his wife, Ginger, of Danville, IN; one grandson, Tim Strunk of Bedford, IN; one brother, Wayne Anderson of Bedford, IN; two sisters, Mary Smith and Clara Bartley, both of Bedford, IN; two granddaughters, Amanda Anderson of Danville, IN, and Becky Pruett of Herron, IN; four great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He retired from Naval Surface Warfare Center-Crane, where he had served in the Fleet Logistics Support department. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Bedford Lodge 14 F&AM, past scout master of Troop 39 of the Baptist Church, and had received the Silver Beaver award for scouting.

Services for Harry Anderson will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, September 8th, at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-6 p.m. Sunday at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

Eads – Ina Marie Eads of Bedford, IN, died Friday, September 4, 2003, at Bloomington Hospital. Born on November 28, 1951, in Bloomington, IN, she was the daughter of Andrew W. and Barbara (Hillenburg) Hatchett. She married Jack Eads and he survives.

Surviving with her husband are two sons, Troy Keith Eads and his wife, Stephanie, of Bedford, IN, and Tracey Lee Eads and his wife, Ki, of Springville, IN; one daughter, Annette Marie Moser and her husband, Rob, of Heltonville, IN; her mother, Barbara Hatchett of Nashville, IN; two brother, Andrew W. Hatchett Jr. of Bloomington, IN, and Keven Dee Hatchett of Nashville, IN; four sisters: Suzi Terrell of Springville, IN, Merry Milne of Richmond, ME, Thelma Moore of West Chazey, NY, and Sherry Fish of Norman, IN; seven grandchildren: Jason, Sarah, Taylor, Tyler, and Ashley Eads, and Justin and Clayton Moser; and her father-in-law, Gilbert Eads. She was preceded in death by her father; one sister, Kathy Lynn Hatchett; maternal grandparents, Murl and Marie (Prince) Hillenburg; paternal grandparents, William and Ina (Woods) Hatchett and Bertie Hatchett; and her mother-in-law, Carrie Eads.

She was employed at PTS Electronics, Inc. in Bloomington.

Services for Ina Eads will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 8th, at Jones Funeral Home in Heltonville. Burial will follow in Covey Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. Saturday and from 2-9 p.m. Sunday at the Jones Funeral Home.

09/04/03

Brafford – Delmar James Brafford of Oolitic, IN, died Thursday, September 4, 2003, at his residence. Born on January 8, 1924, he was the son of William and Etta (Blake) Brafford. He married Barbara Spires and she survives.

Surviving with his wife are one daughter, Sue Burget of Bessemer, Ala., one step-son, Rod Baker of Florida; three step-daughters: Wanda LeClear and Sandra Sutherland, both of Mitchell, IN, and Dan Pariser of Carlisle, PA; two sister, Mary Oliver of Oolitic, IN, and Donna Terry of Corpus Christie, TX; one brother, Ward Brafford of Bedford, IN; four granddaughters, two grandsons, eight great-grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren, and six step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one step-daughter Barbara Schapker.

He was retired from General Motors Powertrain, had worked with the CCC in Oregon during his youth, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served under General Patton during World War II. He was a long-time member of the VFW and former Post Commander of the Oolitic VFW.

Sesrvices for Delmar Brafford will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, September 8th, at the Cresthaven Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at Cresthaven Funeral Home.

09/03/03

Bridwell – William R. Bridwell of Beech Grove, IN, formerly of Bedford, IN, died Wednesday, September 3, 2003, at St. Francis Hospital in Beech Grove. Born on July 18, 1921, in Bedford, IN, he was the son of Fred and Arlie (Gyger) Bridwell. He married Ruth Anna Edwards on September 7, 1943, and she died October 10, 2000.

Surviving are one daughter, Janie Sears and her husband, Dale, of Beech Grove, IN; two sisters, Martha Buker, who was his twin, and Jean Bloyd both of Bedford, IN; two brothers, Raymond Bridwell of Bloomington, IN, and Robert Bridwell of San Diego, CA; and two grandchildren, Zach and Tiffany, both of Beech Grove, IN. He was preceded in death by five brothers: Jack H., Paul, Van, Von, and Guy Bridwell; and two sisters, Elizabeth Moore and Mildred Glover.

He retired from Bridwell Music and Appliance Store and had served as a Democrat City Council member with Bedford Mayor Lovell Harp. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bedford, where he had served as a deacon, a life member of Bedford Lodge No. 14, F&AM, Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, Murat Shrine Club, LaOrMa Shrine Club, and the bedford Elks Lodge.

Services for William Bridwell will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 6th, 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. Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Matlock – Joan B. Matlock of Oolitic, IN, died Wednesday, September 3, 2003, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on October 5, 1926, in Bedford, IN, she was the daughter of Carl and Nina (George) Moore. She married Kenneth E. Matlock on February 26, 1946, and he survives.

Surviving with her husband are one son, Gary Lee Matlock of Bedford, IN; one granddaughter, Crystal Dawn crane of Oolitic, IN; two grandsons, Gary Lee Matlock, Jr. and Kyle Michael Matlock, both of Bedford, IN; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother, Wayne Moore.

She was a hairdresser for forty years and was a member of the Oolitic Baptist Church.

Services for Joan Matlock will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 6th, at Cresthaven Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Tallman officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Friday at the Cresthaven Funeral Home. The family asks that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Oolitic Kiwanis Club or to the American Alzheimer's Association.

Wilson – Cecil Wilson of Springville, IN, died Wednesday, September 3, 2003, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on November 10k 1934, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Alex and Maggie (Morrow) Wilson. He first married Betty May Lintz and then later married Elizabeth Swartz, and both survive.

Also surviving are five sisters: Dorothy Sego and Kathy Ramey, both of Bedford, IN, zelma Cran Emma Poole, and Rosalee Crane, all of East Oolitic, IN; two brother, Earl Dean of Bedford, IN, and Floyd Wilson of East Oolitic; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three brothers: Car, Chester, and Wendell; and two sister, Thelma and Doris Wilson.

He was retired from Indiana Limestone Company in Oolitic.

Services for Cecil Wilson will be at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, September 6th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Lowell Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Pleasant Christian Cemetery. Friends may call from 3-9 p.m. Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

09/02/03

Bough – Jerry Donnie Bough died Tuesday, September 2, 2003, at Westview Manor Nursing and Rehab Center. Born on July 27, 1939, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Arthur and Bertha (Hackler) Bough.

Surviving are his long-time companion, Harriett Lee of Bedford, IN; two daughters, Pam Wessell and her husband, Rick, and Georgia Craig, all of Bedford, IN; two sons, Russell Lee and his wife, April, and Bobby Lee and his wife, Norma, all of Bedford, IN; two brothers, John Bough and his wife, Darlene, of Bedford, IN, and Hubert Bough and his wife, Kaye, of Archer, FL; thirteen grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Herbie Bough.

He was employed at the Bedford City Water Department, and he was a past member of the Bedford Moose Lodge and Eagles Lodge.

Services for Jerry Bough will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 4th, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Shiloh Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

Holland – Charlie V. Holland of Carmel, IN, formerly of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, September 2, 2003, at St. Vincent Hospital in Carmel. Born on December 6, 1900, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Elza Morton and Mary Adeline (Kindred) Holland. He married Helen E. Hodges on June 27, 1925, and she died July 11, 2001.

Surviving are one son, Charles Holland and his wife, Emily, of Carmel, IN; and one sister, Fern Lynn of Bedford, IN. He was preceded in death by his wife and two sister, Zoe Etta Ralston and Bertha East.

He was a retired farmer and a member of the Leatherwood Christian Church, where he had served as a deacon, treasurer of the building fund and a trustee.

Services for Charlie Holland will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 6th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Lowell Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Rainey – Walter Rainey of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, September 2, 2003, at the Hospitality House. Born on December 23, 1923, in Bedford, IN, he was the son of William Melville and Harriett (Miller) Rainey. He married Mary Etta Fry on July 31, 1948, and she survives.

Surviving with his wife are three daughters: Anna L. Barber of Bremen, ME, Nancy E. Rainey of Lawrence County, IN, and Patricia S. Rainey of Independence, MO; one brother, Virgil Rainey of Bedford, IN; one sister, Lillian Woody of St. Cloud, FL; and four grandchildren: Casca Callan Hunter, Cody Caleb Hunter, Walter Henry Rainey, and Melissa Ellen Barber. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Dorothy Jean Rainey; five brothers: George, Lawrence, Frank, Earl, and Richard Rainey; and four sisters: Louise Pendley, Alma Johnson, Mary Rainey, and Vera Rainey.

He was a former co-owner of Rainey Brothers and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, during which he received the Purple Heart. He was active with the farmer's market in this area.

Services for Walter Rainey will be at 3:00 p.m. Friday, September 5th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary, with Bro. Bruce Becker officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Pleasant Christian Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by members of American Legion Gillen Post No. 33. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. until the service time Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Roberts – Lowell E. Roberts of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, September 2, 2003, at his residence. Born on January 26, 1926, in Silverville, IN, he was the son of Lowell Forrest and Dorothy May (Reuter) Roberts. He married Marilou Kay Schumaker on November 23, 1960, and she survives.

Surviving with his wife are two daughters, Bridget Auvenshine of Tucson, AZ, and Teresa Roberts of Mitchell, IN; three sisters: Betty Lotich of Richmond, IN, Elain Farley and Sam McBride, both of New Castle, IN; three grandchildren: Jason and Nathan Auvenshine, both of Arizona, and Ashley Hughes of Mitchell, IN; two great-grandsons, one great-granddaughter, and five aunts. He was preceded in death by one sister, Doris Wilking.

He had worked for Public Service Indiana, later was employed at Naval Surface Warfare Center-Crane as a substation electrician, and was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the Silverville Baptist Church, American Legion Post #9107 of Mitchell.

Services for Lowell Roberts will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 5th, at the the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens with graveside military rites accorded by members of the American Legion Post #250 of Mitchell. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

09/01/03

Baker – Lucille E. (Hobson) Baker of Bedford, IN, died Monday, September 1, 2003, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on June 30, 1918, she was the daughter of Jacob and Nellie (Hoopingarner) Hobson. She married Lawrence L. Baker on June 20, 1936, and he died in 1995.

Surviving are several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband; two sisters, Gladys Tincher and Cynthia Sanders; one brother, Melvin Hobson; two sons (in infancy), Harol Eugene and Erviin Lee Baker; and one half-brother, Bill Robinson.

She was a homemaker.

Services for Lucille Baker will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Kenneth Allen officiating. Burial will follow in Dixon Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

08/31/03

Reath – Ruth Quackenbush Holmes Reath of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, August 31, 2003, at her residence. Born on February 17, 1917, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of James A. and Lula (Kern) Quackenbush. She married Robert M. Holmes on December 25, 1942, and he died in 1954. She later married James M. Reath on July 31, 1974, and he died in 1997.

Surviving are one daughter, Anna Jo (Holmes) Kendig and her husband, Thomas R., of Monticello, IN; one brother, Harold Quackenbush, of Monticello, IN; two grandchildren, Robert Kendig of West Lafayette, IN, and Jamie K. Ramirez of Monticello, IN; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by both husbands and two sisters, Ina Smith and Helen Spackman.

She was a teacher for twenty-two years, teaching in the North Lawrence Community Schools and was treasurer of Lawrence County for two terms.

Services for Ruth Reath will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, September 4th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and from noon until the service time Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

08/29/03

Blackwell – Robert J. Blackwell of Bedford, IN, died Thursday, August 28, 2003, at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born on November 20, 1942, he was the son of Robert William and Edith Marjorie (Wray) Blackwell. He married Diane Templeton and they divorced in 1997.

Surviving are one son, Brent M. Blackwell and his wife, Audrey of Noblesville, IN; one daughter, Kelly L. Smolek and her husband, Michael of Idaville, IN; two sisters, Janet K. Sowders and her husband, Edwin, of Avoca, IN, and Lena Marie Hawkins, formerly of Salem, IN; one brother, William Blackwell of Bedford, IN; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was a supervisor for RCA for twenty years, was a real estate agent for fifteen years, and the developer of J.R. Madd's Million Dollar Seasoning Sauce. He was a 1960 graduate of Needmore High School. He was a member of Jaycee's, serving as the Indiana state president from 1976-77 and as the national vice president from 1977-78. He was a Freemason, a member of the American Legion, one-time president of the Monticello Shriners Association, president of the Board of Trustees for the Monticello United Methodist Church.

There will be private graveside services for Robert Blackwell at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery. The public is invited to attend a memorial service for him at 6:00 p.m. Monday, September 8th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. John Walls of Dayton United Methodist Church officiating. The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until the memorial service time Monday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society.

Parham – Clara Ellen Parham of Bedford, IN, died Friday, August 29, 2003, at Dunn Memorial Hospital. Born on October 1, 1915, in Lawrence County, IN, she was the daughter of Berlin and Goldia (Harrell) Stafford. She married J. Edward Parham on December 24, 1936, and he preceded her in death.

Surviving are one son, James E. Parham of Maitland, FL; one daughter, Jane Smith of Bedford, IN; two sisters, Helen Grubb of Bedford, IN, and Rose Hardwick of Florida; and one brother, J. Eugene Stafford of New Mexico. She was preceded in death by one brother, Gordon Stafford; and two sisters, Marguerite Davis and Roberta Boruff.

For many years she was property manager for Presidential Estates in Madison, IN. She was a member of the First Christian Church and of the Eastern Star.

Services for Clara Ellen Parham will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, September 3rd, at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday and from 11 a.m. until the service time Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Terrell – Floyd T. Terrell, formerly of Williams, IN, died Friday, August 29, 2003, at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehab Center. Born on December 28, 1912, in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Kurt and Susie (Johnson) Terrell. He married Edna M. Beasley on May 10, 1937, and she survives.

Surviving with his wife are two sons, James S. Terrell and Jack D. Terrell, both of Bedford, IN; four grandchildren: James Terrell, Kevin Terrell, Jason D. Terrell, and Christopher S. Terrell; and four great-grandchildren: Samantha J. Terrell, Carrie B. Terrell, Kirsten M. Terrell, and Spencer B. Terrell. He was preceded in death by one brother, Burl Terrell, Sr.; one half-brother, Leland Elrod; and three step-sisters: Mary Ray, Mable Connerly, and Estel Johnson.

He retired from Indiana Limestone Company, was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and a member of the Spice Valley Baptist Church.

Services for Floyd Terrell will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 2nd, at Chastain Funeral Home with the Rev. Lewis Williams and Kenneth Fisher officiating. Burial will follow in Port Williams Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by member of the Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. until the service time on Tuesday at Chastain Funeral Home.

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