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Obituaries – February, 2013

Obituaries – February, 2013

February 28, 2013 Rebecca Houseman April 9, 1933 — Feb. 24, 2013 Rebecca S. (Robinson) Houseman, 79, passed on to Glory on Sunday, at home in Mount Vernon, Iowa, with her family surrounding her. She was born in Oolitic, on April 9, 1933, to Leslie D. and Viola (Duncan) Robinson. Bedford would be her home, where she graduated from high school and returned following the retirement of her husband Mst. Sgt. Carl H. Houseman Jr., in 1973. They were married on June 4, 1955. While a Marine wife, she lived in North Carolina, Michigan, California and Missouri. “Becky” worked at JC Penney in Bedford for many years and enjoyed the friends she made and the people she met during her years working sales. Becky and Carl had two children, Juliann (Houseman) Caruthers and Scott Eric Houseman. Julie and her husband Tom, who was adored by Becky, live in Mount Vernon, Iowa. Their son Jesse T. Caruthers, Becky’s pride and joy, lives in Carpentersville, Ill. Becky loved Bedford, Indiana basketball and her family and friends. She was the life of the party and a joy to all who knew her. She is survived by her daughter, Julie and son-in-law Tom; grandson, Jesse; sister, Christina (Robinson) Roell of Mount Pleasant, S.C.; sister-in-law, Barbara Robinson of Bedford; 12 nieces and nephews and their extended family; several treasured cousins, like Rita Penney and Diana Sullivan; and her two best friends, Sharon Whitford and Marilyn Hayes; and her two little dachshunds, Hannah and Sophie. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Scott Eric Houseman; one brother, Darrell Robinson; a nephew John L. Roell; and a brother-in-law, John W. Roell. A memorial service and celebration of Becky’s life will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford, followed by a short graveside service at Green Hill Cemetery. Pastor Reed Beard will officiate. There will be no visitation hours as it was Becky’s wish to be cremated. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Mercy Hospice of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonleeee.com. Loretta Mosier Loretta Jewell Mosier, 88, Bedford, died at 1:26 a.m. today at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary. February 26, 2013 Ruby J. Clark Dec. 12, 1931 — Feb. 23, 2013 Ruby J. Clark, 81, of Bedford, formerly of Paoli, died Saturday, at her residence in Bedford. Born Dec. 12, 1931, in Breckinridge County, Ky., she was the daughter of Archie H. Lucas and Lula (Dugeon) Lucas. She married Hubert “Herb” Clark who preceded her in death on May 19, 1991. She had been a factory worker and homemaker. Surviving are two sons, Randall H. (Rachel) Clark of Velpin and Kenneth (Donna) Clark of Bedford; two daughters, Lorna Miller of Columbus and Janice Gray of Bedford; 12 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren; one brother, Roy Lucas of Kentucky; and three sisters, Virginia Smith, Marie Sharp and Mildred Burton, all of Kentucky. She was preceded in death by her parents; two children, Ricky and Lisa; one great-grandchild, Gabriel; two brothers; and two sons-in-law, Jerry Gray and Joseph Miller. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford, with Brother Frank Ira officiating. Burial will be in Mount Horeb Baptist Cemetery, Orleans. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today, and from noon until 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com. Barbara C. Fitzgerald June 9, 1934 — Feb. 25, 2013 Barbara Colleen Fitzgerald, 79, of Bedford, died at 5:55 a.m. on Monday at Garden Villa in Bedford. Born June 9, 1934, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Floyd and Floean (Bartlett) Allen. She married Jim Fitzgerald on Dec. 30, 1950, and he preceded her in death. She was a homemaker and attended the Mundell and Bartlettsville Christian churches. Survivors include a daughter, Shelia Burks and companion Gary Workman of Bloomfield; a son, Mark Fitzgerald of Norman; a granddaughter, Cheryl Burks-Ziegler of Washington; a grandson, Darrin Burks and companion Kellie Buskirk of Bloomfield; five great-grandchildren, Haley and Nick Burks of Bloomfield, Callie Ziegler of Washington, Kylee Turpin of Bloomfield and Stormy Scott of Bloomfield; and a sister, Norma Lawhead of Bedford. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three brothers, Floyd Allen Jr., Warren D. and Charles Allen; a son-in-law, Jimmy Burks. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday at the Bartlettsville Christian Church with the Rev. Tim Day officiating. Burial will follow in Bartlettsville Christian Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from 10 a.m. until the of service on Thursday at the church. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Barbara at www.daycarter.com. Gene ‘Jake’ Mitchell Jan. 2, 1931 — Feb. 24, 2013 Noel Gene “Jake” Mitchell, 82, a resident of Franklin United Methodist Community, formerly of Bedford, died at 10:22 a.m. on Sunday in Franklin. Born Jan. 2, 1931, in Williams, he was the son of Dale and Lula May (Cheek) Mitchell. He married Rowena Owens on July 14, 1950, and she survives. He was an electronic technician at NWSC Crane where he retired in 1986. He was then an independent contractor for EG&G until retirement in 2001. He was a member of the Central Church of Christ, Southern Indiana Unit of Wally Byam Airstream Club and was a member and past president of NARFE. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the U.S. Air Force. Survivors include his wife Rowena, of Franklin; a son, Mark Mitchell and wife Denise of Morgantown; three daughters, Jennifer Shirley and husband Nelson of Bedford, Jill Brandon and husband Parkes of Nashville, Tenn., and Penny Cobb and husband John of Springville; a brother, Jim Mitchell and wife Sharon; a sister, Anna Louise McCain; grandchildren, Molly Mitchell, Christina Thompson and husband Chris, Andrea Rainey, Joseph, David and Michael Brandon, Jordan and Allie Cobb; great-grandchildren, Gwennyth, Aidan and Katie Thompson, Marea and Lilly Enochs, Joslynn Tarr and Josiah Cobb; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Janet Ellen Mitchell and Pauline Brewer. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Bud Smith and Clovis Parsley officiating. Burial will follow in the Williams Church of Christ Cemetery where military rites will be accorded by members of Gillen Post No. 33 American Legion. Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. on Wednesday and from 11 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the mortuary. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. February 25, 2013 Ernest L. Sanders April 24, 1941 — Feb. 22, 2013 Ernest Larry Sanders, 71, Mitchell, passed away at 5:48 p.m. on Friday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Born April 24, 1941, in Bedford, he was the son of Lloyd and Effie Clorine (Houchin) Sanders. He was married to Marilyn K. Mullinax and she preceded him in death April 25, 2005. He was a truck driver for Turner Transportation and Hall Brothers. Larry was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of American Legion Post No. 250. Surviving are his children, Larry Dean (Bridget) Sanders of Mitchell, Starina (Mark) Chambers of Solsberry and Troy Dee Sanders of Seymour; a sister, Mary Crozier of East Oolitic; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren His parents; wife; sister, Sarah Elizabeth Sanders; and a great-grandson preceded him in death. Funeral service will be at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Jerry Allen officiating. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mitchell Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107. Friends may call from 4 p.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home Casketbearers: Dustin Modglin, Ryan Arnold, Mark S. Chambers, Lance Sanders, Tom Crozier and Mark R. Chambers. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com Robert Davis Sept. 13, 1915 — Feb. 23, 2013 Robert Davis, 97, of Springville, died at 9 a.m. on Saturday at Golden Living Center in Bloomington. Born Sept. 13, 1915, in Judah, he was the son of Martin Luther and Rose (Chambers) Davis. He married Lucille Mae McAlhaney and she survives. He had worked at Indiana Petroleum, Broglin Hardware, J&L Supply; and was the owner of Davis Service Station in Oolitic. He was a member of the Avoca Baptist Church where he was a deacon for over 60 years and taught Sunday school. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II in the Philippines as a Sergeant from 1941 to 1945. He served with the W.P.A. and C.C.C. Survivors include his wife, Lucille, of Springville; children, Donna Goddard and husband Richard, Bob Davis and wife Ann, all of Bloomington, Kent Davis and wife Melinda of Oolitic; grandchildren, Christopher Goddard and wife Jody, Heather Goddard, Jessi Schatzle and husband Josh, Nathan Davis and wife Jennifer, and Matthew and Mark Davis; great-grandchildren, Justin, Brandon and Levi Goddard, Davis and Josephine Schatzle and Hudson Davis; and a sister-in-law, Delores McAlhaney. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, David and Don; and sisters, Ethel, Bonnie, Margaret and Elizabeth. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in the Judah Church of Christ Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the mortuary. The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Avoca Baptist Church. Noel G. Mitchell Noel Gene Mitchell, 82, of Franklin, died Sunday at Franklin United Methodist Community. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary. February 24, 2013 Robert Davis Robert Davis, 97, of Springville, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary. Ernest Larry Sanders Ernest Larry Sanders, 71, of Mitchell, died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. February 23, 2013 Delbert P. Byrd Feb. 11, 1923 — Feb. 22, 2013 Delbert Preston Byrd, 90, of Bedford, died at 6:20 a.m. on Friday at White River Lodge, Bedford. Born Feb. 11, 1923, in Williams, he was the son of Delbert and Zetta (Kern) Byrd Hall. He first married Ruth M. Keller on Oct. 6, 1945; she died July 22, 1992; he then married Carolyn Ruth Manzenberger Hoskins, on Oct. 3, 1998, and she survives. He was a sawyer, working in several local stone mills and was Oolitic Town Marshall several years and was also a deputy for the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Dept., retiring in 1985. He was of the Protestant Faith and a member of the Fraternal Order of Police (F.O.P.), Stone City Lodge No. 94, Bedford. Surviving are his wife, Carolyn Byrd of Bedford; two daughters, Pam (Glenn) Sitzes of Bloomington and Rhonda (Ward) Harrell of Mitchell; one grandson, Brett (Ginger) Sowders of Heltonville; one great-granddaughter, Shelby Sowders of Heltonville; one half sister, Fannie Hall of Bedford; and one half brother, Bill (Wanda) Hall of Fayetteville. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, James Byrd; and one half-brother, Roy Hall. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Monday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with Pastor Kenny Walden officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery. Friend may call from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday and from 11 a.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com. Betty R. Fields June 29, 1920 — Feb. 21, 2013 Betty Rose (Harrison) Fields, 92, passed away at 4:40 p.m. Thursday at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center. Born June 29, 1920, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of William Henry and Hazel Ann (McNeely) Harrison Sr. She married Jesse E. Fields June 12, 1938, and he preceded her in death Nov. 7, 1998. Betty was a homemaker, and a member of the First Christian Church and the Dorcas Circle. She was the 1938 salutatorian of Orleans High School. Surviving are sons, Michael (Janet) Fields of Orleans, Marc (Martha) Fields of Mitchell and Scott (Tonja) Fields of Mitchell; 6 grandchildren, Eric Fields, Ann Marie Bramer, Andy Fields, Mitch Fields, Jeremy Foreman, and Keisha Blais; 14 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; brother, William H. Harrison II of Mitchell; sister-in-law, Georgia Slaughter of Mitchell, brother-in-law, Howard (Wilma) Fields of Bedford; and several nieces and nephews. Her parents; husband; and sisters, Barbara Phillips and Louise Lancaster, preceded her in death. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Andrew Bramer officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Monday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home. Casketbeareres: Andy Fields, Mitch Fields, Jeremy Foreman, Matt Bramer, Matt Blais, Jon Bramer, and Lucas Foreman. Memorial Gifts: First Christian Church of Mitchell. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome. February 22, 2013 Mary L. Williams Nov. 18, 1922 — Feb. 21, 2013 Mary Louise Williams, 90, Mitchell, passed away at 5:45 a.m. Wednesday at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center. Born Nov. 18, 1922, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of John H. and Minnie (Pipher) Ball. She married James Edward Williams Feb. 21, 1942, and he preceded her in death Feb. 12, 2002. She had been employed at Trav-Ler Radio Corporation and was a homemaker. Surviving are sons, James R. (Connie) Williams and Robert E. (Evelyn) Williams, all of Mitchell; seven grandchildren, April (Jeff) Asbury, Tammy (Jerry) Hollingsworth, Cathy (Wade) Hysell, Troy (Christi) Hackney, Tricia (Bryan) Smith, Matthew (Heidi) Williams and Nathan (Mary Beth) Williams; 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Kenneth Ball of Bedford, Charles Henry Ball of Mitchell, James W. Ball of Bloomington and Ronald Ball of Mitchell; sister, Mildred Henderson of Mitchell; and daughter-in-law, Patricia Ball of Mitchell. Her parents; husband; brothers, John Ernest Ball and Leon Ball; and sister, Lavon Callahan, preceded her in death. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Monday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Darrin Chastain officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home. Memorial Gifts: Tulip Street Christian Church or First Christian Church. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome. Robert J. Muncy Sr. Jan. 5, 1932 — Feb. 14, 2013 Bob J. Muncy Sr., 81, of Xenia, Ohio, died at 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 14 at Johnson Christian Village in Bedford. He is survived by his wife, Eleanor Muncy; and children; Rob and Becky Muncy, Terri and Doug Swan and Gerri and Andy Baker; and grandchildren. A memorial service is planned for March 14 at Johnson Christian Village. February 21, 2013 Jackie L. King Dec. 21, 1941 — Feb. 20, 2013 Jackie Lee King, 71, Mitchell, passed away at 1:45 a.m. Wednesday at his residence. Born Dec. 21, 1941, in Mitchell, he was the son of Albert and Myrtle (Radcliff) King. He married Ella Terrell Aug. 5, 1961. His second marriage was to JoAnn Burton on July 17, 1984. He retired from Otis Elevator. Surviving are his wife, JoAnn King, Mitchell; his children, Lisa Marie (Rick) King and Sherry (Michael) Shaw, all of Mitchell, and Eric (Ginny) King and Heather (Ryan) Smith, all of Alabama; stepchildren, Jason (Brandy) Allen, Louisville and Tiffany (Scott) Gill, Indianapolis; grandchildren, Dillon (Sarah) Shaw, Alex Isbell, Abby Smith and Jackson King; stepgrandchildren, Emily Gill, Braden Allen, Zoe Romano, Kiley Moore, Josh Gill and Sophie Allen; great-grandchildren, Owen Shaw and Carson Isbell; siblings, Norman (Elnora) King of Mitchell, Charlie King of Fayetteville and Betty Tow of Mitchell. His parents; and siblings, Albert King, Jr., Nellie King, Dorothy Green, Mary King, and James King, preceded him in death. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Danny Jones officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the funeral home. Casketbearers: Mike Shaw, Dillon Shaw, Scott Gill, Eric King, Jason Allen and Rick Mathias. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com. Donnetta K. Johnson Oct. 20, 1951 — Feb. 19, 2013 Donnetta Kay “Doni” Johnson, 61, of Bloomington, died Tuesday at her residence. Born Oct. 20, 1951, in Bloomington, she was the daughter of Sherwin M. Schmidt and Viola (Hupp) Adkins. She married Michael H. Johnson on Aug. 29, 1970, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 1, 1990. She was a graduate of Smithville High School with the class of 1969. She retired as a secretary for Indiana University. Following her retirement, she spent time gardening and being the best mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend one could ask for. Survivors include her daughter, Mistee D. Nichols and husband Chris of Bloomington; a granddaughter, Alexxis Nichols; her siblings, Linda Lentz and husband Tom of Mitchell, Terry Schmidt and companion Jeanne and Cheryl Browning and companion Jim Miller all of Bloomington; a brother-in-law, Steven M. Johnson of Bedford; one nephew; four nieces; and several great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother and stepfather, Viola and Arlie Adkins; and her father and stepmother, Sherwin and Beverly Schmidt. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Pat Knowles officiating. Burial will follow in Judah Church of Christ Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-9 p.m. on Friday and from 11 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the mortuary. The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Susan B. Komen Foundation or Bloomington Hospice. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Doni at www.daycarter.com. Paul F. Sears May 15, 1933 — Feb. 20, 2013 Paul F. “Pete” Sears, 79, Mitchell, passed away at 4:20 a.m. Wednesday at St. Catherine Regional Hospital in Charlestown. Born May 15, 1933, in Fayetteville, he was the son of Pastol and Lucille (Boyd) Sears. He married Philis (Walton) Burton September 1, 1978, and she preceded him in death Jan. 8, 2013. Paul retired from General Motors. He was a member of the Mitchell Church of Christ and a 1952 graduate of Fayetteville High School. Surviving are a daughter, Matina (Bill) Hobson of Mitchell; sons, Tony Sears of Bedford and Jim Sears of Floyds Knobs; stepchildren, Trudie (Tim) Dillman of Mitchell, John Burton of Meridian, Miss., and Susan (Steve) Marlman of Salem; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; and one brother, Merle Sears of Mooresville. His parents; wife; sister, Lois Smith; and brother, James Franklin Sears, preceded him in death. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Allen Burris officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from noon until the service on Sunday at the funeral home. Casketbearers: Tim Dillman, Jim Sears, Tony Sears, Larry Smith, Cole Roach and Bill Hobson. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com. Mary L. Williams Mary Louise Williams, 90, Mitchell, died at 5:45 a.m. today at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Martin Dean Edwards A memorial service for Martin Dean Edwards who passed away Feb. 13 will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Friends may call from Noon until the service on Saturday. February 20, 2013 Lester Hall Nov. 12, 1930 — Feb. 18, 2013 Lester Hall, 82, of Bedford, died at 8:45 p.m. on Monday at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital. Born Nov. 12, 1930, in Bedford, he was the son of William Arthur and Emma Bell (Schofield) Hall. He married Anna Jane Baker in 1950 and she preceded him in death in 1972. He later married Anna Lee Chadwell (Nikirk) in 1973 and she also preceded him in death in 2003. He retired from General Motors where he worked as a skilled tradesman in the layout department. He was a life-time member of the Dive Christian Church, a member of the Lions Club and enjoyed woodworking. Survivors include a daughter, Ruth Ann Tolliver and husband Jerry of Bedford; a stepdaughter, Deborah Underwood and husband Jim of Springville; two stepsons, Terry Nikirk and wife Brenda of Baytown, Texas, and Gregory Nikirk of Bedford; grandchildren, Pamela Dawn (Tolliver) Abel, April Diane Tolliver, Christopher Nikirk, Mark Nikirk, Jason Nikirk, Chad Nikirk, Jeremy Nikirk, Cami Nikirk, Angel Chastain, Stacie (Bouffanie) Clark, Benjamin Underwood and Chad Underwood; 18 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Clarence Hall of Bedford. He was preceded in death by his parents; both wives; three brothers, Everett, Lawrence and Howard Hall; seven sisters, Helen Baker, Ethel Miller, Edith Housier, Clara Raborn, Wilma June Armstrong, Gladys Hall, and Altha Hall (in infancy); and a great-granddaughter, Susanna Day Nikirk. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday at the Dive Christian Church with Johnny Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Springville Christian Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from noon until the service on Friday at the church. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Lester at www.daycarter.com. Fern L. Wade May 2, 1924 — Feb. 18, 2013 Fern Lois Corey Wade, 88, of Bedford, died at 8:17 a.m. on Monday at Westview Nursing and Rehab. in Bedford. Born May 2, 1924, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Lloyd and Ora Inez (Williams) Flinn. She married Jack Corey on July 28, 1961, and he preceded her in death in 1979. She later married Floyd Wade on Aug. 23, 1985, and he also preceded her in death in 2001. She retired from Louden Grocery in Bedford after 25 years and was a member of the Southland Church of Christ. Survivors include a son, Lloyd Turpin of Corydon; stepchildren, Jane Carie and husband Morris of Vincennes, James Wade and wife Patty of Springville; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; a stepdaughter; and a stepgrandchild. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Friday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Bud Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Pinhook Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday at the mortuary. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Lois at www.daycarter.com. Michael Butcher Jan. 26, 1981 — Feb. 13, 2013 Michael K. Butcher, 32, Bedford, formerly of Bloomington, died in Bedford at 9 p.m, on Feb. 13. A memorial service will be from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday at Apostolic Bible Church, 3291 South Walnut Street Pike, Bloomington. Memorials: Children’s trust fund in care of the church. Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford is in charge of arrangements. Angela Sasko Dec. 2, 1957 — Feb. 18, 2013 Angela Marie Sasko, 55, Campbellsburg, died at 4 p.m. Monday at her residence. Cremation was chosen with no scheduled visitation. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com. The Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements. Donetta Johnson Donetta Johnson, 62, Bloomington, died Tuesday at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary. Jackie L. King Jackie Lee King, 70, Mitchell, died at 1:45 a.m. today at his residence. Funeral arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. February 19, 2013 Dorothy L. Jones Aug. 17, 1933 — Feb. 16, 2013 Dorothy L. Jones, 79, of Plainfield, passed away Saturday in her home. She was born Aug. 17, 1933, in Mitchell, to the late Lester and Mary (Cooper) Sheeks. She was a 1950 graduate of Mitchell High School. Dorothy received her Bachelor’s Degree in Art Education from Indiana University in 1954 and her Masters in Art Education from IUPUI in 1982. She was an elementary school teacher in Greencastle and Mitchell. She also taught in Solano Beach and Samon, in Lemoore, Calif. She retired from Northwood Elementary School in Mooresville after 21 years. Dorothy was a member of Plainfield United Methodist Church, where a Memorial service will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Friends may call from noon until the service. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold L. Jones; and sister, Janet K. Greene. Survivors include her sons, Jeff (Cathy), Jay and Robert Jones; daughter, Holly (Mike) Richardson; brother, William L. (Pauline) Sheeks; sister, Rosemary McCart; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home, Plainfield. Online condolences may be sent to the Jones family at www.hamptongentry.com. Lois F. Wade Lois Fern Wade, 88, of Bedford, died at 8:17 a.m. on Monday at Westview Nursing and Rehab. in Bedford. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary. Lester Hall Lester Hall, 82, of Bedford, died at 8:45 p.m. on Monday at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary. February 18, 2013 E. Dale Wells June 29, 1929 — Feb. 15, 2013 E. Dale Wells, 83, of Bedford, died at 1:54 p.m. on Friday at his residence. Born June 29, 1929, in Lawrence County, he was the son of William E. Wells and Lena (Simpson) Wells. He married Janet Miller on June 18, 1960, and she survives. He was a heavy equipment operator and mechanic for Stone City Construction and Ralph Rogers Group where he retired in 1991. He was a graduate of Oolitic High School, Class of 1947. He was a member of Oolitic Baptist Church. He was also a member of Solsberry Lodge, F&AM; Solsberry Oddfellows Lodge; and the Operating Engineers Union No. 181, Henderson, Ky. Surviving are his wife Janet Wells of Bedford; one son, Justin D. Wells of Springville; one daughter, Angela D. Wells of Springville; four grandchildren, Kelsie R. (Josh) Buhr of Bedford, Kaelie R. Wells of Springville, Bethany A. Wells of Springville, and Joshua P. Wells of Tennessee; four great-grandchildren, Kegan Buhr, Ryder Buhr, Taden Wells and Tayleon Wells. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, William Eli “Bill” Wells and Donald B. Simpson; and sister-in-law, Lois Wells. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m on Wednesday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, with the Rev. Richard Tallman officiating. Burial will be at Lowder Cemetery, Springville. Friends may call on from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Masonic Rites will be at 7 p.m. by members of Solsberry Lodge, F&AM. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com. Virginia E. Ray Aug. 22, 1922 — Feb. 15, 2013 Virginia E. Ray age 90, of Mitchell, passed away at 9:30 a.m. on Friday. She was born in Jackson County on Aug. 22, 1922, to William Grant and Bertha (Fleetwood) Lutes. She married Raymond Ray on May 27, 1939, and he preceded her in death. Virginia had worked at Trav-Ler Radio Corporation in Orleans and Roberts Brass Company in Mitchell. She was a member of Bryantsville Church of Christ Survivors include two daughters, Beulah (Robert) Bowman and Mildred Sue (Richard) Hill, both of Mitchell; three grandsons, Robert Lee (Sonya) Bowman III of Missouri, Stephen Grant Bowman of Bedford and Mark Odis King of Mitchell, three great-grandchildren, Kate Erin (Joe) Hall of Missouri, Zachary Scott Bowman of Missouri and Odis Ray King of New Jersey Virginia was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and several nieces Private family funeral services were Monday at Cresthaven Funeral Home with Brother Ken Wilson officiating, Entombment followed in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Maxine Atchison Oct. 7, 1923 — Feb. 17, 2013 Maxine V. Atchison, 89, Mitchell passed away at 2:55 a.m. Sunday at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center. Born Oct. 7, 1923, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Earl and Pearl (Johnson) Burton. She was a former employee of Trav-Ler Radio Corporation and Essex, and a member of the Oolitic Community Church. Surviving are her children, Linda Kay Atchison of Bloomington, Karen Nash of Mitchell, Susan Forbes of Orleans and Donald Atchison of Bloomfield; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; and sisters, Rosemund Johnson of Bedford, Patricia Blevins of Norman and Brenda Burton of Columbus. Her parents; son, Roger Lee Atchison; and brothers, Cody Burton, Robert Burton and James Burton, preceded her in death. Cremation was chosen and no visitation is scheduled. Arrangements were under the direction of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com. February 17, 2013 E. Dale Wells E. Dale Wells, 83, of Bedford, died Friday. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford. Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. February 16, 2013 Betty Kirkman Dec. 1, 1928 — Feb. 14, 2013 Betty Kirkman, 84, of Terre Haute, formerly of Springville, died at 3:50 p.m. on Thursday at Spring Hill Village in Terre Haute. Born Dec. 1, 1928, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Clyde and Eva (Bush) Collins. She married George E. Kirkman, and he preceded her in death on June 8, 2010. She was a teacher at Needmore Elementary School and a member of the Avoca Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Phillip Kirkman of Alaska; a daughter, Shari Ritchey of Terre Haute; three grandchildren, Brittany Paris and husband Jared of Indianapolis, and Taylor and Parker Ritchey, both of Terre Haute; a brother, Harrison Collins and wife Pam of Mitchell; and a niece, Rebecca Osborne and husband Joe and their daughter, Mackenzie. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and a sister, Anna White. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Jason Riggle officiating. Burial will follow in the Hilltop Cemetery in Avoca. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the mortuary. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Betty at www.daycarter.com. Jack L. Earl Oct. 15, 1939 — Feb. 15, 2013 Jack Lee Earl, 73, of Mitchell, passed away at 3:25 a.m. on Friday at White River Lodge in Bedford, with his daughter at his side. Born Oct. 15, 1939, in Lawrenceport, he was the son of Alonzo and Mabel (Leatherman) Earl. He married Patricia “Pat” Hart October 2, 1968. He was employed as a mechanic at Hancock Trucking. Surviving are his wife, Patricia “Pat” Earl of Mitchell; daughter, Keli Parker of Mitchell and grandson, Nicholas Walton. His parents and sisters, Roberta Lanning and Louise Stewart, preceded him in death. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. on Tuesday in Mitchell Cemetery with Dr. Allen Burris officiating. Casketbearers: Nick Walton, Jim Bush, Maggie Taylor, Roger Hopper, Don Carroll, Jerry “Buck” Hancock Jr. and Steve Miller. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com. Judith A. Caudill July 3, 1969 — Feb. 13, 2013 Judith Ann Caudill, 43, of Mitchell, passed away Wednesday evening at her residence. Born July 3, 1969, in Bedford, she was the daughter of James Franklin “Bebuck” and Karen Faye (Pate) Porter. She married Tommy Wayne Caudill on July 30, 1995. She was a homemaker and a graduate of Mitchell High School in 1987. Surviving husband, Tommy W. Caudill of Mitchell; children, Cory Logan Caudill of Corinth, Miss., George Sherman Patton II of Bedford, and Natasha Maria Dawn Harvey of Louisville, Ky.; grandchildren, Nolan and Nash Patton; sisters, Tena Rana (Porter) Kern of Bedford and Kathy Jo (Porter) Morgan of Orleans. Her parents preceded her in death. Funeral service will be 4 p.m. on Sunday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Jerry Allen officiating. A family graveside service will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 p.m. until the service on Sunday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com. February 15, 2013 Kenneth Hobson April 24, 1929 — Feb. 12, 2013 Kenneth D. Hobson, 83, of Pekin, Ill., passed away at 3:41 p.m. Tuesday at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Emergency Room in Peoria, Ill. Born April 24, 1929, in Lawrence County, to Leathel J. and May (Mark) Hobson, he married Marilyn Ceigler on Sept. 12, 1958 in Indianapolis. She died May 30, 1988, in Peoria. He later married Mary V. (LaTour) Stephens on Sept. 1, 1991, in Pekin. She survives. Also surviving are one son, Lincoln C. (Dana) Hobson of Morton, Ill.; one daughter, Betsy Ann (Tim) Cooper of Pekin; one step-daughter, Missie (Michael) Foster of Batavia, Ill.; five grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; one step-great-grandson; one sister, Mary Jane (Michael) Davison of Cedar Park, Texas, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Wanda May Pershing and Wilma Jean Lassen. Ken served in the US Army during the Korean War. He was a 1958 graduate of Tri-State University in Angola, with a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering. Ken retired in 2000 as the chief engineer from Keystone Steel & Wire Company in Bartonville, Ill., after 35 years. He owned and operated Riggers and Erectors in Pekin for over 20 years. In earlier years, he worked for Ingalls Stone Company and for Bedford Foundry and Machine Company. In retirement he served as Bailiff at the Tazewell County Courthouse for 11 years. Ken loved his family and was deeply involved in his children and grandchildren’s lives. He also had a great interest in politics and served as a Republican precinct committeeman for many years. Ken was a longtime member of First United Presbyterian Church in Pekin. His funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin, Ill. The Rev. Judy Doyle and the Rev. Joseph LaTour, his nephew, will officiate. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Prairie Haven Cemetery in Pekin. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Memorial and Tributes Lock Box, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674 or to the Children’s Hospital of Illinois, 530 Northeast Glen Oak Ave., Peoria, IL 61637. To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com. Walter L. Jenkins June 18, 1948 — Feb. 14, 2013 Walter L. Jenkins, 64, of Bedford, passed away at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday at Roudebush VA Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born on June 18, 1948, in New Albany, to Hugh Howard Jenkins Sr. and Millie Avondale (Watts) Jenkins, He married Susan M. (Goldsby) Jenkins on Jan. 18, 1975, in Bedford and she survives. Walter was a graduate of New Albany High School in 1969, and was a U.S. Army Veteran. He retired from Rainbow Baking Company in Louisville. Walter was a member of St. John’s Presbyterian Church, and the VFW. Survivors include his wife, Susan M. Jenkins of Bedford; children, Shannon L. Smith of Germany, Jamie M. Petri of Sellersburg, and Paul W. Jenkins of Clarksville; grandchildren, Mackenzie M. Petri, Gabriel J. Petri, Jacob T. Smith, and Hannah E. Smith; and one brother, Guy W. Jenkins of Clarksville. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Paul W. Jenkins, Roger H. Jenkins, and Hugh H. Jenkins Jr. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Cresthaven Funeral Home. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Betty Tritle Puff Dec. 2, 1927 — Feb. 13, 2013 Betty Ann Tritle Puff, 85, of Indianapolis, formerly of Orleans, died Wednesday at the Community Hospital North in Indianapolis. Betty was born Dec. 2, 1927 in Orleans, the daughter of Jessie and Maude Jones Fields. She was first married to Kenneth W. Tritle on April 14, 1946, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 16, 1982. She was then married to Charles Puff on Nov. 24, 1988, and he survives. She is also survived by her children, James (Sheila) Tritle of Orleans, Janice (Garry) Hammond of Martinsville, Vicki (Sid) Graves of Sterling Heights, Mich., Lynn (Elmer) Sullivan of Orleans, Rebecca (Joe) Woody of Bedford, and Sue Puff of Fort Wayne; ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband; five brothers, Robert Fields, Farrell Fields, Donald Fields, Lowell Fields, and Kenneth Fields; three sisters Ellen Hartman, Mary Ellis and Margaret Hudelson; and one son-in-law, Michael Hill. She was a member of the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Orleans. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church with Bro. Jim Tritle and Bro. Charles Kielhorn officiating. Burial will follow in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Friends are invited to visitation from 4-8 p.m. on Saturday at the Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home in Orleans. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ochstetrick.net. Phyllis A. Goff Jan. 26, 1930 — Feb. 12, 2013 Phyllis Ann Morrison Goff, 83, passed away Feb. 12, 2013, at her home in Braselton, Ga., surrounded by her family. She was born to Bryan and Maude (Batman) Morrison on Jan. 26, 1930, in Lawrence County. Phyllis and Harold Goff were married on Dec. 11, 1948. They recently celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary. She is survived by her loving husband Harold of Braselton, Ga.; and their three children, Brad (Macie) of Acworth, Ga., Julie (Jim) Blackwell of Sugar Hill, Ga.; and Michelle Luallen of Indianapolis. She loved cooking beef and noodles, chocolate pie and other Phyllis Goff specialties for her children; nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and dog, Emma. Those who knew Phyllis best will remember her kind spirit, gentle soul and loving heart. Phyllis will return to her hometown of Bedford in the spring when a celebration of her wonderful life will be held. The family has asked that contributions be sent to the American Cancer Society or your local Hospice in lieu of flowers. Pollyanne Jones April 3, 1987 — Feb. 12, 2013 Pollyanne Jones, 25, Mitchell, died at 10 a.m. Tuesday at her residence. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the funeral home. Elvira Kuczor Elvira Kuczor, 89, Mitchell, died at 7:45 p.m. Thursday at Mitchell Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell. Jack Earl Jack Earl, 73, Mitchell, died at 3:25 a.m. today at White River Lodge. Funeral arrangements are pending at Haverly Funeral Chapel & Cremation in Mitchell. February 13, 2013 Annetta Diehl Annetta Diehl, 98, Bedford, died at 1:35 a.m. today at StoneBridge Health Campus. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary. Chester Anderson Chester Earl Anderson, 96, Bedford, died this morning at Westview Nursing and Rehab. in Bedford. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary. February 12, 2013 Louie L. Dalton Oct. 31, 1951 — Jan. 29, 2013 Louie L. Dalton, of Bedford, Indiana, born October 31, 1951, departed this Earth January 29, 2013, to begin his next adventure in eternal life. Louie was preceded in death by his Father (Walter), his Mother (Evelyn), his sister (Sharon) and his brother (Dennis). Louie is survived by his son, Louie L. Dalton II; his daughter-in law, Ellie M. Dalton; his grandchildren, Dylan Landon Dalton, Chelsy Marie Dalton and Kaleb Sebastian Dalton. Survivors also include his brother, Kerry Dalton, nephew, Jody Dalton, nephews Clint Dalton, Colt Dalton and Cade Dalton; niece, Beth Ann Staley; great-niece, Trenadee Hier; and his Aunt Donna Fish. He is also survived by many beloved cousins and friends. Louie was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed all aspects of nature. Memorial to be held at a later date. “Pleased to meet you … hope you guessed my name … But what’s troubling you is the nature of my game … Just as EVERY COP IS A CRIMINAL and all the sinners Saints. So if you meet me have some courtesy … have some sympathy and some taste…” Edward Berry Jr. Oct. 10, 1930 — Feb. 4, 2013 Edward M. Berry Jr., 82, of Clearwater, Fla., passed away peacefully Feb. 4. He was born Oct. 10, 1930, in Kansas City, Kan., to Edward M. Berry Sr. and Lenora W. Berry. After graduating from Baker College, he served 13 years as a Lt. JG in the U.S Navy. Ed married Gretchen Kraft, and moved to Bedford. Ed and Gretchen divorced in 1971. He owned several small businesses including dress shops and book stores in both Indiana and Florida. He loved antiques, fashion, decorating and spending time with his dear friends. Ed is preceded in death by partner, Allen Knetzer; and survived by daughter, Ginger (Robb) Biddinger; and son, Todd Berry; three grandchildren, Nick Biddinger, Kristen (Tom) Mackey, and Tad Berry; three great-grandchildren; and special friend, Ken Jones. Private services were held on Feb. 9. Deborah E. Byers Oct. 1, 1948 — Feb. 10, 2013 Deborah Elaine Byers 64, of Bloomfield, passed away at 3:36 p.m. on Sunday at her residence. Born Oct. 1, 1948, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Carl Ernest and Florence (Evans) Byers. She retired in December of 2011 as a Budget Analyst for Crane Army Ammunition Activity and was a member of the Bloomfield First Baptist Church. Surviving relatives include her husband, Mark D. Mullins of Bloomfield; parents, Carl and Florence Byers of Bedford; three sisters, Becky Schick of Bloomington, Sally Dyke of Bedford and Beth Maass of Columbus; seven nieces and nephews and six great-nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be at noon on Wednesday at the Bloomfield First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Nathan Brooks officiating. Interment will be in Cresthaven cemetery in Bedford. There will be no public visitation. Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Bloomfield is in charge of arrangements. The family asks that all memorial contributions be made to the Greene County Humane Society. Online condolences to the family are available at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com. February 10, 2013 Dianna Kay Walker Jan. 23, 1949 — Feb. 9. 2013 Dianna Kay Walker, 64, of Bloomington, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at the IU Health Hospice House with her children at her side. Dianna was born on Jan. 23, 1949, in Bloomington and she was the daughter of James and Phyllis (Rogers) Weddle. She was a 1967 graduate of Bloomington High School, and had worked at Sears, the IU Health Center and was currently the President and Owner of Bloomington Auto Tech. She was a member of Zion Hills Baptist Church. Dianna is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, RaeAnna and Rob Smith of Athens, Ohio; her son, Eric Stone of Bedford; granddaughters, Serena, Sierra and Isabelle Smith and grandson, Tyson Smith; mother, Phyllis Weddle; her brother and sister-in-law, Roger and Tami Weddle; nieces, Cari Stroud and Casi Byers; and her nephew, Tyler Weddle. She is also survived by her dog, Pacer. She was preceded in death by her father, James Weddle; and spouses, Rick Danner and Jack Walker. Services for Dianna will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third St., Bloomington. Rev. Bob Yount will officiate the service. Burial will follow at Little Union Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday from 4-8 p.m. at The Funeral Chapel. Memorial Contributions may be made to IU Health Hospice House or the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.pdcfuneralchapel.com. February 9, 2013 Charles Reynolds Jr. Jan. 19, 1919 — Feb. 7, 2013 Charles Reynolds Jr., 94, of Owensburg, died at 12:50 p.m. on Thursday at his residence. Born Jan. 19, 1919, in Munfordsville, Ky., he was the son of Charles and Ivy Reynolds. He married Pearl L. Richardson on April 28, 1948, in Seymour. Pearl preceded him in death on May 4, 2003. He was a supervisor at NWSC Crane for 30 years. He had attended the Church of Christ. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, receiving the American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic Pacific Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and was awarded a Bronze Star. Surviving are his two daughters, Susan Beavers and husband Michael, and Cathy Terrell and husband Roy, all of Owensburg; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one brother, William Reynolds of Bedford; and one sister, Mary Coulter of Bedford. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; great-grandson, Michael Lee Lane; one brother, Bob Reynolds; and one sister, Frances Darkus. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Monday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, with military graveside rites accorded by the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service at 2 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com. Katherine R. Kittle Oct. 30, 1927 — Jan. 29, 2013 Katherine R. Kittle, 85, of Post Falls, Idaho, passed away Jan. 29 in Post Falls. She was born Oct. 30, 1927, in Bedford, to Ralph and Catherine Sharpe. In 1953 Katherine married Fred M. Lively in Bedford. Fred preceded her in death in 1984. She met Arnie Kittle and they were married in 1986. He preceded her in death in 2008. Katherine loved socializing. She was past president of the Emblem Club and an active member of the VFW in Ventura, Calif. She was very involved in the activities at Garden Plaza in Post Falls where she resided. She loved the Wii bowling tournaments, was part of the Welcoming Committee and Ambassador. She also liked puzzles and mystery novels. Katherine is survived by her daughter and son in-law, Pamela and Reese Cartwright of Post Falls; son and daughter in-law, Fred and Jean Lively of Texarkana, Texas, stepchildren, Patti Ann Withers of Paso Robles, Calif., Lou Ann Spolsdoff of Lawndale, Calif., Jo Ann Norin of Lakeport, Calif., and Craig Kittle of Bakersfield, Calif.; and a sister, Betty Hunter of Bedford. Katherine also has 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her granddaughter, Katie. Private services will be held at a later date. Please sign Katherine’s guest registry and view her online memorial at www.englishfuneralchapel.com. Lucile Bex Williams Jan. 25, 1914 — Feb. 7, 2013 Lucile Bex Williams passed away Thursday afternoon at Glenburn Home in Linton. She was a former resident of New Castle for 64 years before moving to Bloomfield to be near her son. She was born in Lawrence County on Jan. 25, 1914, the daughter of Logan and Marie Terrell Bex. She graduated from Williams High School in 1931. She married Lauvin T. Williams on Nov. 3, 1934, in Bedford. She worked for the A&P grocery company in New Castle and also worked at Rose City Millinery in New Castle. She was a member of the Southside Church of Christ in New Castle for many years. She also attended The Bloomfield Church of Christ. She is survived by one son, Carl E. Williams and wife Carolyn of Bloomfield; three grandchildren, Carla and husband Randall Phegley of Sandborn, Christa and husband Michael Browning of Bloomington, and Chad and wife Misty Williams of Brazil; seven great-grandchildren, Lanessa and Jason Phegley of Sandborn, Nathan and Hannah Browning of Bloomington, and Olivia, Emily and Abigail Williams of Brazil; one sister, Sarah Bright, of Anderson; and many nephews, nieces and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; six brothers, Dennis Bex, Raymond Bex, Glen Bex, Robert Bex, Logan (Junior) Bex, and Russel Bex; and three sisters, Ruth Hutsell, Ida Trueblood, and Grace Doane. Funeral service for Lucile will be at the Macer-Hall Funeral Home in New Castle. Visiting hours will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday and the funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday with Brother Carl Wright officiating. Burial will follow at South Mound Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.macerhall.com. John B. Perry Sept. 29, 1925 — Feb. 7, 2013 John B. Perry, 87, of Fishers, passed away on Thursday at St. Vincent Hospital in Fishers. He was born on Sept. 29, 1925, to Harry and Alice (VanTyle) Perry in Bedford, Indiana. John proudly served his country as a Marine during World War II, enlisting when he was just 16 years old. He was a 1951 graduate of Indiana State University; and then went on to obtain his Master’s degree in Counseling and School Administration. He taught Industrial Arts at Broad Ripple High School and served as Dean of Boys at Broad Ripple High School from 1962-1970, and coached golf there from 1954-1970. He then served as Dean of Boys & Girls at George Washington High School from 1971-1973, retiring in 1973. He worked in real estate from 1973-1981. In 1982 he became the owner and operator of Keystone Golf, and retired again in 2000. John enjoyed playing golf and being with his family. He is survived by his wife, Yvonne Perry, whom he married in 1972; son, David Perry; daughter, Julie (David) Delaney; son, Brian (Sherri) Perry; sister, Jerry Ann Perry Logsdon; brother, Jackie Lee Perry; grandchildren, Scott Perry, Sam (Abby) Perry, Dan Phegley, Mitch Phegley, Hannah Perry and Claire Perry; and great-grandchildren triplets, Alexander Perry, Brandon Perry and Lila Joy Perry. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, and the mother of his children, Norma J. Mitchell Perry; son, Mark Perry; and sister, Jean Clements. Services will be at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday at Randall & Roberts Fishers Mortuary, 12010 Allisonville Road, in Fishers, with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. immediately prior to the service. The Rev. Stanley R. Sutton will officiate. Entombment will be at Washington Park East Cemetery in Indianapolis. Memorial contributions may be made to Riley Children’s Foundation, 30 S. Meridian Street, Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204. Online condolences can be given at www.randallroberts.com. February 8, 2013 Maryetta Ball July 6, 1932 — Feb. 6, 2013 Maryetta Ball, age 80, of Bedford, passed away at 8:50 p.m. on Wednesday at Westview Manor Nursing & Rehab Center in Bedford. She was born on July 6, 1932, in Lawrence County to Fred V. and M. Leah (Painter) Sears, Maryetta retired from M. Fine & Sons in Bedford and had previously been a school teacher at Dollens School in Oolitic. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Bedford. Survivors include three sons, Noble (Elaine) Ball of Heltonville, Vernon (Lucinda) Ball of Bedford, and Gary (Linda) Ball of Cecilia, Ky.; one daughter, Mary (Mark) Gilmore of Bloomington; one niece and several cousins, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Maryetta was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother; Fred W. Sears. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford with Brother Glen Hamer officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Friday and from 10 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the funeral home. Charles Reynolds Charles Reynolds, 94, of Owensburg, died at 12:50 p.m. Thursday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. February 7, 2013 Romaine Sorrells July 5, 1921 — Feb. 4, 2013 Romaine Sorrells, 91, Mitchell, passed away at 3 a.m. Monday at his residence. Born July 5, 1921, in Huron, he was the son of Charles and Lola (Terrell) Sorrells. He married Opha June Lynn in October of 1948, and she preceded him in death Jan. 10, 2007. He had worked on the railroad and at Heltonville Stone Mill, and was a stone mason. Romaine graduated from Huron High School in 1939. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and a member of American Legion Post No. 250. Surviving are a sister, Eldean Moffitt of Mitchell; and several nieces and nephews. His parents; wife; siblings, Kathleen King, Noble Sorrells, Juanita Watts, Russell Sorrells, Otha Sorrells, Lavern Sorrells, William Sorrells, and Edward Sorrells, preceded him in death. Burial was Wednesday in Mitchell Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com. February 6, 2013 Lorita Faye Bane Feb. 1, 1927 — Feb. 5, 2013 Lorita Faye Bane, 86, of Bedford, died at 3 p.m. on Tuesday at her residence. Born Feb. 1, 1927 in Welch, W.Va., she was the daughter of Charles and Katherine (Maynard) Blackburn. She was a nursing secretary for 30 years and a member of the Rockwood Bible Methodist Church. She married Raymond “Pud” Bane and he preceded her in death. She was a Godly woman. A wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved her family, her church and giving to mission work. Survivors include a son, Charles Edward Bane and wife Forrestine of Rockwood, Tenn.; a daughter, Kathy Sue Hight and husband Steven of Bedford; three sisters, June Reed of Knoxville, Tenn., Betty Jane Lester of Pinson, Ala., and Wanda Shigley of Cropwell, Ala.; two brothers, James Blackburn of Indianapolis and Dennis Blackburn of Atlanta, Ga.; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a brother, Norman Erseal Blackburn. Funeral service will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Faith Mission Church in Bedford with Pastor Steven Hight officiating. Burial will follow in Rockwood, Tenn. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the service on Thursday at the church. The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to Rockwood Bible Methodist Church, 1002 S. Gateway Ave., Rockwood, Tenn. 37854 or Evangelistic Faith Mission, P.O. Box 609, Bedford, IN 47421. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Lorita at www.daycarter.com. Vannas W. Brown July 17, 1944 — Feb. 4, 2013 Vannas W. “Van” Brown, age 68, of Bedford, formerly of New Castle, passed away at his residence on Monday. He was born July 17, 1944, in Plant City, Fla., to the late Vester and Jean Brown. He retired from Henry County Memorial Hospital in 1990 following 20 years of service. He had previously worked at Modernfold Corporation and Ingersoll Steel. Van was a member of the VFW and American Legion, Eagles and Moose Lodge. He attended the United Pentecostal Church in New Castle. Van loved fishing with his grandchildren and also enjoyed hunting, traveling, gardening and auctioning. Survivors include his wife, Miriam (Acker) Brown, whom he married Feb. 28, 1994; children, Anna Brown Barrett (companion, Scott) of Michigan, Vannas Brown of Indianapolis, Kristi Brown of Oklahoma, Stephen (wife, Kathy) Franklin of Nashville, Tenn., Mark (wife, Anne Marie) Franklin of Dayton, Ohio, Valerie (husband, Tom) Lomax of Nashville, Tenn., and Jennifer (husband, Kevin) Kidd of Nashville, Tenn.; grandchildren, V. Wayne Brown of Colorado, Alex Barrett, Jacob Barrett both of Michigan, Kyle McGary of Indianapolis, Hannah (husband, Tom) Wiser, Jared (wife, Mary) Lomax, Abigail, Natalie, Judith, Evan, Gloria, Myra, Opal and Pearl Lomax, all of Nashville, Tenn., Sarah, Wyatt and Adam Franklin of Dayton, Ohio, and Levi, Zeke, Isaac and Aaron Kidd of Nashville, Tenn.; a great-grandson, Connor Lomax of Nashville, Tenn.; two brothers, David Michael (wife, Janice) Brown and Jeff (wife, Teresa) Brown, all of New Castle; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents; he was preceded in death by a sister, Kathy Buck; and a great-grandchild, Aiden Wiser. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle. Burial will follow in South Mound Cemetery. Friends may call from 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. You may express condolences or share a memory of Van at www.hinsey-brown.com. Vanda P. Cooper Dec. 19, 1935 — Feb. 4, 2013 Vanda P. Cooper, 77, Mitchell, passed away at 11 a.m. on Monday at Westview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Bedford. Born Dec. 19, 1935, in Brownsville, Ky., she was the daughter of Edward and Blanche (Staggs) Higgs. She married Archie Fay Cooper March 13, 1971, and he preceded her in death July 11, 1989. Vanda had been employed at PTG and had been a cook at the Bedford Elks Lodge. She was a member of the First Church of God. Surviving are her son, Gary Dean Johnson; brothers, Charles W. (Iva) Higgs and Alvin (Mary) Higgs, all of Mitchell; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Her parents; husband; son, infant Larry DeWayne Massey; stepdaughter, Diana Cain; brother, Jackie Higgs; and sister, Anna Louise Grissom, preceded her in death. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Haverly Funeral Chapel & Cremation with Pastor Ray Jones officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home. Tina M. Hillenburg March 22, 1963 — Jan. 31, 2013 Tina M. Hillenburg, 49, of Sacramento, Calif., formerly of Bedford, passed away on Jan. 31, 2013, in Roseville, Calif. Born March 22, 1963 in Maryland, she was the daughter of Laramie and Sharon (Waggoner) Hillenburg. Survivors include her parents, Laramie and Sharon Hillenburg of Bedford; a brother, James W. Hillenburg and wife, Sarah of Williams; a niece, Chelsea; a nephew, Evan; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Cremation was chosen. No services are planned. Arrangements are under the direction of Day & Carter Mortuary. Herschel Adams July 13, 1922 — Feb. 4, 2013 Herschel Adams, 90, of Montgomery, died at 12:40 p.m. on Monday at the Waters of Martinsville. Born July 13, 1922, in Roland, Ky., he was the son of Edward and Jessie (Shanks) Adams. He married Mae Rose Allison on Aug. 23, 1941, and she preceded him in death. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II and was an ironworker with Ironworkers Local No. 22 of Indianapolis. Survivors include three daughters, Marlena Jordan of Mooresville, Connie McDonald of Birmingham, Ala., and Teresa Burkhardt and husband Larry of Edwardsville, Ill.; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and two brothers, Kenny Adams of Linton and Jim Adams of South Carolina. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; five brothers; one sister; and one great-great-granddaughter. Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. on Thursday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Kenneth Adams officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery where military rites will be accorded at the graveside by members of Gillen Post No. 33 American Legion. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the service on Thursday at the mortuary. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Herschel at www.daycarter.com. February 5, 2013 Kenneth Tumey Dec. 28, 1939 — Feb. 4, 2013 Kenneth E. Tumey, 73, of Bedford, died at 6 a.m. on Monday at his residence. Born Dec. 28, 1939, in Bedford, he was the son of Walter George and Delores (Anderson) Tumey. He was married to Nancy J. (Searle) Tumey, and she survives. He was a graduate of Bedford High School, with the Class of 1958. He retired from W.F. Meyers in Bedford, after 35 years of employment. He also served in the Indiana National Guard. Surviving are his wife, Nancy Tumey of Bedford; three daughters, Kathy Alcorn of Laurel; Donna Kinser of Bedford; and Delores “Dee” Atwood of Bedford; two sons, Kenneth G. Tumey and Dennis Tumey, both of Bedford; one brother, Michael C. Tumey of Virginia; three stepsons, Edward Tharp of Casper, Wyo., Ray Tharp of West Terre Haute; and Matthew Tharp of Massena, N.Y.; 22 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, JoAnn Roberts; brother, George “Bud” Tumey; son, Michael David Tumey; and grandson, Benjamin Ray. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, with Pastor Ed Tharp officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com. Tina Hillenburg March 22, 1963 — Jan. 31, 2013 Tina M. Hillenburg, 49, of Sacramento, Calif, formerly of Bedford, died Jan. 31 in Roseville, Calif. No services are planned. Arrangements are under the direction of Day & Carter Mortuary. Vanda P. Cooper Vanda P. Cooper, 77, Mitchell, died at 11 a.m. Monday at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Haverly Chapel Funeral and Cremation. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Herschel Adams Herschel Adams, 90, Montgomery, died at 12:40 p.m. on Monday at the Waters of Martinsville. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary. February 4, 2013 Walter H. Case Oct. 18, 1954 — Feb. 3, 2013 Walter H. Case, 58, of Bedford, died at 4 a.m. on Sunday at his residence. Born Oct. 18, 1954, in Evansville, he was the son of Jesse and Kristina Anne (Scott) Case. He married Debra J. Terrell on April 9, 1996, and she survives. He had been employed at Baxter, Visteon, General Electric and at Ideal Sporting Goods for many years. He loved IU basketball, NASCAR, camping with his family and golf carts. He had played softball for years and coached football at the Boys Club. Survivors include his wife, Debra, of Bedford; two children, Jared Brewer of Bedford and Leah Teer and husband Charley of Hartford City; three grandchildren, Dalton, Dylan and Brayden; two brothers, Frank Taylor and wife Claudia of Alabama and Steve Taylor of Bedford. He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Jessica Case. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm on Wednesday at the mortuary. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Walter at www.daycarter.com. Monte D. Edwards June 19, 1948 — Feb. 2, 2013 Monte D. Edwards, 64, Brazil, passed away Feb. 2, in his home, after a brief battle with cancer, with family by his side. Born on June 19, 1948, to Ernest Edwards and Betty Baldwin Edwards. Monte graduated from Mitchell High School in 1966. After serving time as a security specialist in the United States Air Force, he was honorably discharged in 1973. He went on to earn his associate’s degree in Industrial Drafting from Vincennes University in 1976. In 1977, he started the first of his 35 years in the Engineering Department of Great Dane Trailers, in Brazil. He enjoyed bowling, classic cars, and playing his guitars. His favorite pastime was spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest Rice Edwards, and sister Debra Ann Edwards Crane. Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Christine Edwards; his mother, Betty Edwards of Mitchell; his brother, Marty Edwards of Mitchell; daughters, Angie (Mark) Lloyd of Covington, Candi (Richard) Grimes of Terre Haute, Becky (David) Arthur of Portland, Ore., and Balinda (Scott) Wagner of Eminence; son, Monte (Natale) Edwards Jr. of Fishers; grandchildren, Angelique Reisinger, Jacquelyn Hunter, Max Reisinger Jr, Zachary Reisinger, Shelby Farren, Nicholas Wagner, Lexi Lloyd, Brieanna Wagner, Dakota Arthur and Nicolette Edwards; and great-grandson, Aiden Reisinger. A Memorial Service will be on Wednesday at Lawson-Miller Chapel in Brazil. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m., with the Memorial Service starting immediately after. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to The WILL Center, 1 Dreiser Square, Terre Haute, IN 47807. Visit www.lawson-millerchapel.com to light a candle in his memory. Vannas W. Brown Vannas W. “Van” Brown, 68, Bedford, formerly of New Castle, died this morning. Arrangements are pending at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle. February 3, 2013 Donna Jean (Matson) Lewis Nov. 26, 1932 — Jan. 31, 2013 Donna Jean (Matson) Lewis, 80, of Bloomington, Ind., passed away peacefully Thursday at the IU Health Bloomington Hospital, just one week after her husband of 51 years, Phil Lewis, passed away. Donna was born Nov. 26, 1932, in Ellettsville, Ind., the daughter of Harry and Alta (Cavaness) Matson. Donna graduated from Ellettsville High School. She worked in the radiology department at Bloomington Hospital and Bedford Medical Center for several years, during which time she met her husband, Phil. She spent many years working for the Bloomington Hospital Foundation. Additionally, many will remember Donna from her years of work as the school health aide for the Monroe County Community School Corp., including Binford, Rogers and Childs Elementary Schools. Earlier in her career, Donna was the medical office manager for Doctors Booze and Emery and was a transcriptionist. Donna was an active member of the First Christian Church, Bloomington, and a member of Daughters of the American Revolution. She loved spending time with her family and had special times with her grandchildren. She made great memories traveling the world, enjoyed gardening and studying royal monarchies. Representing five generations, Donna is survived by her four daughters, Karen Shiflet (Bill), Shelly Wright, Gina Myers (Bruce) and Amy Robinson (Ryan), all of Bloomington; 11 grandchildren, Beth Ross, Cheryl Daniels, Jennifer Shiflet, Brad Hawkins, Brian Hawkins, Ben Wright, Brianna Myers, Brett Philip Myers, Brady Myers, Maely Jean Robinson and Graedan Lewis Robinson; eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. Donna is also survived by the children of her late sister Betty, including four nieces and one nephew. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Philip Dean Lewis; daughter, Chris Linko; and sister, Betty (Matson) Hynds. Family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Allen Funeral Home, 4155 S. Old State Road 37, Bloomington. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at the First Christian Church, 205 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington. The Rev. Helen Hempfling will be officiating. Burial will follow at Clear Creek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials for Donna may be made to the First Christian Church. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.allenfuneralhome.org. February 2, 2013 Walter W. McCune Nov. 29, 1914 — Jan. 31, 2013 Walter W. “Coonie” McCune, 98, Mitchell, formerly of Huron, passed away at 5:55 p.m. Thursday at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital. Born Nov. 29, 1914, in Cuzco, he was the son of Isaac and Ida Luella (Parsons) McCune. He married Bonnie Burton Oct. 27, 1937, and she preceded him in death Nov. 4, 1994. He retired from Naval Weapons Support Center-Crane, was a member of Pleasant View Church of Christ, and a graduate of Cuzco High School. Surviving are son, Lanny (Minnie) McCune of Seymour; daughter-in-law, Kathryn) McCune of Huntingburg; granddaughter, Carrie McCune of Dillsboro; and a brother, Howard McCune of French Lick His parents; wife; son, Charles McCune; grandson, Marty McCune; and siblings, Elwood McCune, Peck McCune, Irene Lewis, Theo Deal, Harold McCune, Wayne McCune, and Vernon McCune preceded him in death. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Don White officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. on Monday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com. February 1, 2013 Delores J. Lee Dec. 22, 1933 — Jan. 31, 2013 Delores Jeanette Lee, 79, of Bedford, died at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday at Westview Nursing and Rehab. in Bedford. Born Dec. 22, 1933, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Edgar Carl and Anna Mae (Webb) Fowler. She married Robert E. Lee in 1951, and he survives. She retired from RCA in Bloomington. Survivors include her husband, Robert of Bedford; three sons, Gary Lee and wife Gail and Steve Lee and wife Mary, all of Bedford, and Larry Lee and wife Charlotte of Avoca; five granddaughters, Maria, Cayla and Jackie Lee, Tonia (Josh) Cummings and Jennifer (Brian) Tieke; two grandsons, Joe and Robbie Lee; several great-grandchildren; and one brother, Jack Fowler and wife Barbara of Jeffersonville. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, June New. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Monday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Johnny Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Hilltop Cemetery in Avoca. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the service on Monday, at the mortuary. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Delores at www.daycarter.com. Elsie M. Harvey April 2, 1923 — Jan. 30, 2013 Elsie Mae Harvey, 89, Mitchell, passed away at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center. Born April 2, 1923, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of Jesse and Georgia (Henderson) White. She married John H. Harvey Aug. 6, 1938, and he preceded her in death April 26, 1991. Elsie had been employed at Roberts Brass. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, and an avid bowler. Surviving are a daughter, Rhea Dawn Morgan of Mitchell; a son, John M. Harvey of Mitchell; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Her parents; husband; children, Gary Wayne Harvey and Anna Louise Newlin; and sister, Marie Jackson, preceded her in death. Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with the Rev. Bill Graham officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 3-6 p.m. on Saturday and from 12:30 p.m. until the service on Sunday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com. Sybil G. Henderson April 1, 1924 — Jan. 30, 2013 Sybil Gibson Henderson, 88, of Orleans, died at 6:31 p.m. on Wednesday at Paoli Health & Living Community. Born April 1, 1924, in Van (Bigson), W.Va. She was the daughter of Everett and Gracie (Jarrell) Gibson. She married Robert F. Henderson Sr. on April 9, 1966, and he preceded her in death on July 16, 1991. She retired from Hoosier Uplands and also served as a private caregiver for many years. She was a member of the Orleans American Legion Auxiliary, Mitchell Senior Citizens Center and attended Orleans Wesleyan Church. Survivors include two sons, Robert F. Henderson Jr., of Orleans and Delano C. Gibson and wife Gloria, of Van, W.Va.; one daughter, Brenda Bartley of Lakeland, Fla.; one sister, Deanna Jeffrey and husband Morgan of Orleans; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; four brothers; and five sisters. Funeral service will be at noon on Saturday at Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike J. Hester and the Rev. Bob England officiating. Burial will be private in the Fairview Cemetery in Orleans. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Family requests memorials be given to the Orleans Wesleyan Church, Hoosier Uplands Hospice or charity of choice. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ochstetrick.net.

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