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Obituaries – January 2013

January 31, 2013

David W. Otstot

May 21, 1956 — Jan. 27, 2013

David William Otstot, 56, of Oolitic, passed away Sunday due to heart failure.

He was born May 21, 1956, in San Fernando, Calif., to Harold and Evelyn Otstot, both deceased. He spent his childhood in Saugus, Calif.

David joined the United States Army at 17, and was honorably discharged three years later. He worked in assembly for General Motors in Van Nuys, Calif., before moving to Indiana, where he continued to work for GM in their foundry. He retired from GM after 30 years of service.

David played guitar and bass guitar from childhood forward. He was part of many bands, most recently Second Helpin’.

David is survived by his wife, Mandy Arbuckle; son, Curtis Otstot; granddaughter, Maggie Otstot; siblings, Kathy Taylor, Christine Day, Jeffrey Otstot and Kevin Otstot; as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family members, band members and friends.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford.

Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, at the funeral home and on Saturday from 11 a.m until the service.

A reception will follow services at the home of David Otstot.

David William Otstot, a kind man, a great musician, will be missed.

Online condolences may be made to www.fergusonlee.com.

Peggy J. Hearth

July 11, 1925 — Jan. 30, 2013

Peggy J. Hearth, 85, of Bloomington, passed away Wednesday morning at Garden Villa.

She was born July 11, 1926, in Bloomington, to Frank and Mary Opal Eads Owings.

Peggy worked for Sarkes-Tarzian for over 34 years, was a member of the Pentecostal church and will be remembered most for her love of spending time with family.

She is survived by son, Bobby H. Hearth Sr. and wife Karen Sue Hatfield Hearth of Springville; daughter, Shirley Vincent Goins and husband Tom of Bloomington; son, Terry D. Hearth of Columbia, Ky.; daughter, Shelly R. Patterson of Springville; grandchildren, Jennifer Kirkman and fiancé Roger, Sabrina Spradley and Troy, Bobby Hearth Jr. and Melissa, Joel Hearth and Sheila, Larry Vincent and Kenny, Kelley Huff and Frank, Cara Curtis and Brad, Jason Hearth and Misty, and Shanna Patterson and Travis; brother, Roger Owings, brother, Richard “Ted” Owings, and sister, Gwendolyn Prince, who has been missing since 1992.

Peggy also leaves behind 16 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 43 years, Hershel, in 1984; son-in-law, Tom Goins; daughter-in-law, Jayne Hearth; brother, Robert Owings; and sister, Frieda Owings.

Funeral service for Peggy will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Allen Funeral Home, Bloomington with the Rev. Darin Bowlen presiding. Burial will follow in the Clover Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.allenfuneralhome.org.

Tenslee Scott

Nov. 12, 1930 — Jan. 29, 2013

Tenslee Scott, age 82, of Bedford, passed away at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday at Mitchell Manor Nursing Home.

He was born on Nov. 12, 1930, in Cabin Creek, W. Va. to Frankie and Roberta “Birtie” (Brown) Scott, He married Ruth (Herron) Scott and she preceded him in death.

Tenslee was a retired coal miner in West Virginia, he was a U.S. Army Veteran serving from October 1948 until April of 1955, serving in the Korean War. Tenslee served his country with pride, and he was a member of American Legion Post No. 33 in Bedford.

Survivors include one son-in-law, Michael Parenti of Bedford; three grandsons, Michael Parenti Jr. of Bedford, James Scott of Chicago, and Miguel Lewis of Louisiana.

Tenslee was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Ruth Scott; two sons, Robert and James Scott; one daughter, Mary Scott Parenti and one granddaughter, Raquel Scott.

Funeral Services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday at Cresthaven Funeral Home. Burial will be in Patton Hill Cemetery, with rites by American Legion Post No. 33.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the service time at 1 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Elsie M. Harvey

Elsie M. Harvey, 89, Mitchell, died Wednesday afternoon at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

January 30, 2013

Vernon D. Bundy

Sept. 2, 1929 — Jan. 27, 2013

Vernon Donald Bundy, 83, Ind. 58 East, Heltonville, died at 1:25 p.m. on Sunday at his residence.

Born Sept. 2, 1929, in Mancelona, Mich., he was the son of Vernon and Rosalind (Batterbee) Bundy. He married Minnie Lucille Welsh May 15, 1948, and she survives.

He attended Bethel Bible College. He was retired from the ministry; his last pastorate was in Minnesota.

He was a member of the Free Methodist Church, his hobbies were hunting, fishing, gardening, enjoying the outdoors, and woodworking.

Survivors include his wife, Lucille of Heltonville; three daughters, LaVorna Tester and husband Jeffery of Heltonville, Reba Grogan and husband Ronald of New Mexico, and Karlin Harms and husband Max of South Dakota; three sons, Donald Bundy and wife Pat of Washington, Lee Bundy and wife Deb of Wisconsin, and Loren Bundy and wife Patty of Minnesota; one sister, Linda Reeves of Iowa; 14 grandsons; 12 granddaughters; 20 great-grandsons; and 19 great-granddaughters.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Grover Vale Bundy, and Robert Leroy Bundy; and two sisters, Ardith Irene (Bundy) Holbert, and Della Justine (Bundy) Hart.

Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mundell Christian Church with Pastor Lee Bundy and Pastor John Wisley officiating.

Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. on Saturday at the Mundell Church.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Vernon at www.daycarter.com.

Carolyn S. Terrell

May 3, 1941 — Jan. 28, 2013

Carolyn Sue Terrell, 71, Mitchell, went to be with her Lord at 11:40 p.m. Monday at her residence, surrounded by her family.

Born May 3, 1941, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Carl and Lucille (Hopkins) Leatherman. She married Eugene Terrell June 23, 1958.

Carolyn was a home health aide and a member of the First Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ.

Surviving are her husband, Eugene Terrell, of Mitchell; children, Eugene (Vicky) Terrell Jr., Randy (Gayle) Terrell, Roger (Teresa) Terrell, and Tommy (Tammy) Terrell, all of Mitchell, Tammy (Andy) Albertson of Bedford; 10 granddaughters; eight grandsons; 23 great-grandchildren; siblings, Don (Melanie) Leatherman of Williams, Jack (Sandy) Leatherman of Mitchell, Dan (Sam) Leatherman of Tunnelton, Jerald Leatherman of Mitchell, Jerry Leatherman of Orleans, Tony Leatherman and Terry Leatherman, both of Paoli, Judy (Randall) Jones of Orleans, Wanda Holt of Shoals, Vicky Pridemore of Mitchell, Joyce (Phillip) Babcock of Paoli and Sheila Leatherman of Mitchell.

Her parents; son, Leslie Terrell; brothers, Henry, Jim, Harold, and Ricky Leatherman; and sister, Angela Leatherman, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Robert Burton officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com.

Mary M. Wade

June 6, 1942 — Jan. 28, 2013

Mary M. Wade, age 70, of Bedford, passed away at 7:34 p.m. on Monday at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

She was born on June 6, 1942, in Odon, to John and Jessie (Hamilton) Kaiser.

Mary was retired from RCA/Thomson Electronics in Bloomington.

Survivors include one son, William J. (Marlina) Lundy of Bedford; one daughter-in-law, Rhonda R. George of Bedford; grandchildren, Brandon L. (Jessica) Lundy, Christopher D. Lundy, and Mary Beth O. Lundy; great-grandchildren, Kaden L. Lundy, Braden W. Lundy, Hayden M. Lundy and Jayda L. Lundy, five sisters: Ann Fields, Alice Mattingly, Connie Ash, Naomi Summers and Norma Fox; two brothers: Ron Kaiser and Tom Kaiser.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one son, Gary D. Lundy.

Mary’s wishes were to be cremated with no services.

Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

January 29, 2013

Mary Wright-Ford

Sept. 19, 1922 — Jan. 28, 2013

Mary E. (Nickless) Wright-Ford, 90, of Linton, formerly of Bedford, died at 3:30 a.m. on Monday at Glenburn Homes in Linton, following a one-year illness.

Born Sept. 19, 1922, in Oolitic, she was the daughter of Hershel and Ruth (Robinson) Nickless. She was a graduate of Oolitic High School with the class of 1940. She married Norman Wright on June 8, 1940, and he preceded her in death in 1997. She later married Howard Ford on Dec. 31, 2004 and he survives.

She retired from RCA in 1987 and was a homemaker.

She attended Tabernacle of Praise.

Survivors include her husband, Howard, of Linton; a son, Vernon Wright and wife Rebecca of Bedford; a daughter, Wenonah Banks and husband Ronnie of Oolitic; a brother, Jackie Nickless and wife Mary of Loogootee; two sisters, Patricia Roberts of Bedford and Gloria Fish and husband Gary of Oolitic; four grandsons, Theron Wright and wife Debra, Brandon Wright and wife Brandi, Darrin Banks and Holly, all of Bedford, and Bradley Wright and wife Kristi of Desloge, Mo.; a granddaughter, Michelle Cain and husband Jason of Bedford; two stepdaughters, Lea Anne Camp and husband Melvin of Petersburg and Lisa Brown and husband, Bruce of Columbia, Mo.; nine great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Norman Wright; two sons, Steven Wright and another in infancy; one daughter, Norma Kay Wright; two sisters, Maxine Luttrell and Larna June Smith; and a brother, Robert Nickless.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with James McDowell officiating. Burial will follow in Lawrenceport Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the mortuary.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Mary at www.daycarter.com.

Vernon D. Bundy

Sept. 2, 1929 — Jan. 27, 2013

Vernon Donald Bundy, 83, Heltonville, died at 1:25 p.m. on Sunday at his residence. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mundell Christian Church. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. on Saturday at the church.

Walter Hammond

May 7, 1925 — Jan. 27, 2013

Walter “Ike” Hammond, 87, of Orleans, died late Sunday at the Paoli Health and Living Community in Paoli.

Ike was born May 7, 1925, in Wayne County, Mich., the son of Chester and Lois Radcliff Hammond.

Ike lived most of his boyhood life with his grandparents, Henry and Belle Payton. He attended Paoli High School with the Class of 1944.

In 1943, Ike joined the United States Army Air Force. He was a Waist gunner on a B-17 Flying Fortress. He was stationed at Molesworth, England and after completing 30 missions over Germany, he returned to Paoli.

On Aug. 2, 1946, he married Olive Jackson Hammond. They have three daughters, Nancy (Joe) Cornwell of Charlotte, N.C., Dinah (George) Goodin of Bedford, and Vanetta (Tony) Stalker of Orleans; four grandchildren, Lisa Giebelhaus, Zach Cornwell, James Trinkle and Olivia (Tommy) Zajac, a stepgrandson, T.J. Stalker; and two great-grandsons, Vincent and Henry Zajac.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents; two brothers, Russell Hammond and Harold “Nick” Hammond.

Ike was employed with the Orange County REMC. as a lineman for nine years. He was then in the insurance business for 35 years, retiring in 1988.

He was a member of the Orleans United Methodist Church and served as usher for many years. He attended Sunday school and church all his married life, taught Sunday school class and served as Sunday School Superintendent.

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 153 F&AM for 60 years. He was a member of the Orleans American Legion, Warren Brock Post No. 69 for 65 years. Ike served on the Orleans Town Council for 18 years and was a Kentucky Colonel.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Orleans United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jacqueline Munson and the Rev. Patrick Sinnott officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery, Orleans with military rites by the Orleans American Legion.

Friends are invited to visitation from 3-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home. A Masonic Memorial service will be at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.

The family requests memorials to the Orleans United Methodist church P.O. Box 144, Orleans, Indiana 47452.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ochstetrick.net.

Lakin S. Williams

Nov. 19, 1987 — Jan. 27, 2013

Lakin Sarai Williams, 25, Mitchell, died at 2:24 a.m. Sunday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

David W. Otstot

David W. Otstot, 56, of Oolitic, died Sunday at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

January 28, 2013

Dorothy Smitha

Dec. 20, 1921 — Jan. 26, 2013

Dorothy M. Smitha, 91, of Bedford, passed peacefully Saturday at Bliss House, Bedford, with her family by her side.

Born Dec. 20, 1921, in Ohio, she was the daughter of Roy A. and Hazel Patterson. She married Homer Gilbert Smitha on July 21, 1942, and he preceded her in death in 1982.

Dorothy was a homemaker, mother, grandmother and volunteer during her lifetime. She enjoyed sewing, sailing, was a Girl Scout leader, Methodist Youth Fellowship sponsor and volunteered at the Brownsburg Police Dept. for 20 years before moving to Bedford in 2005.

She was a member of Calvary Methodist Church, Brownsburg, for 50 years until moving to Bedford and changing her membership to First Baptist Church, Bedford.

Survivors include one daughter Carol (Barry) Strong of Bedford; two sons, Bob (Sandra) Smitha of Golden Valley, Ariz. and Don (Susie) Smitha of Jacksonville, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Julie (Aaron) Pritchett of Bedford; Lt. Cmdrs. Amy (John) Bleidorn of Longbeach, Miss.; Jennifer Anderson of Texas; Lisa Zeller and Evan (Bridgett) Smitha of Tallahassee, Fla.; and Abby Smitha and Erin (Ben) Lamblez of Jacksonville, Fla.; nine great-grandchildren; four nieces and nephews; one brother, Roy Lee (Reulah) Patterson of Pittsboro; and sister-in-law, Janet Meyer of Speedway.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and a sister, Betty, who died in infancy.

A celebration of Dorothy’s life will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dr. Kregg Burris officiating. Entombment will be in North Washington Park Cemetery in Indianapolis.

Friends may call from 9-11 a.m. prior to the celebration at the funeral home.

The family suggests gifts in memory of Dorothy M. Smitha be made to VistaCare Hospice, 391 Quartermaster Court, Jeffersonville, IN 47130.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

Lyda Blanton

Dec. 5, 1926 — Jan. 26, 2013

Lyda Blanton, 86, Orleans, died Saturday.

Lyda was born Dec. 5, 1926, in McKinney, Ky., the daughter of Tinsley and Bernice Ball. She was married to Paul Blanton, who preceded her in death in June 1999, and by her three sisters, Jean, Fanalee and Mae.

She leaves a brother, the Rev. Timothy Ball of Duncan, Okla., and one sister, Kate Spoonamore of Stanford, Ky. She left to wait for them with her Lord.

Also surving are her children, Larry Blanton (Sandy) of Orleans; Paula (H.L.) Foster of Campbellsville, Ky. and Rodger Blanton of Orleans; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Lyda was an employee of the former Trav-Ler Radio in Orleans and had over 30 years of service at the Orange County Hospital.

She met her Savior early in life and served him all of her life. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Paoli. The Lord she loved so much came for her Jan. 26, 2013. She met him peacefully.

She asks her many friends to celebrate her life and she leaves us all to the care of Christ.

The funeral will be at noon on Wednesday at the Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home in Orleans with Pastor Calvin Curry officiating assisted by Pastor Ian McMillan. Burial will follow in the Mount Pleasant Baptist Cemetery, Orleans.

Friends are invited to visitation from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday evening at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ochstetrick.net.

January 27, 2013

Larry K. Lutes

Dec. 11, 1942 — Jan. 25, 2013

Larry Keith Lutes, of Shoals, IN, passed away in IU Health Hospital, on January 25, 2013. He was the son of the late Doyle and Kathryn Lutes of Bloomington, IN.

Larry was a U.S. Army veteran. He married Beverly Harrell on November 30, 1965. He was in customer service for Bounds and McPike for many years.

Larry enjoyed camping and was an avid bass fisherman.

He is survived by his loving wife, Beverly; two sons, Jeffery (wife Jill) Lutes and Michael Lutes; two daughters, Lisa (son-in-law Randy Price) and Michell Lutes; three grandchildren, Robert and Jenell Lutes and Amanda Murphy; and two great-grandchildren, Caitlin and Alex Murphy.

He is also survived by one brother, David Lutes.

Friends may call on Monday, January 28, 2013, from 4-8 p.m., at Deremiah-Frye Mortuary Greene & Harrell Chapel. The funeral service will be on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at 11 a.m., also in the funeral home. Pastor Brent Taylor officiating. Burial with military honors will be in Mt. Olive Cemetery in Lawrence County, IN.

Online condolences may be made to www.DeremiahFrye Mortuary.com.

Martha Maxine Sampson

Aug. 3, 1925 — Jan. 25, 2013

Martha Maxine Sampson, 87, of Bedford, died at 11:15 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at her son’s residence.

Born Aug. 3, 1925, she was the daughter of Eli Preston and Mahala Jane (McClintock) Pavey. She married Cleo Sampson on Nov. 29, 1946, and he precedes her in death.

Survivors include one daughter, Diana Reynolds and husband Rick of Bedford; a son, Jesse Sampson and wife Judy of Bedford; a sister, Mary Lake of Omaha, Nebraska; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and nine siblings.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29 in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow at the Beech Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28, at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Maxine at www.daycarter.com.

Donna Lou Deckard

May 20, 1937 — Jan. 21, 2013

Donna Lou Deckard, 75, of St. Petersburg, Fla., passed away peacefully on Jan. 21, 2013, in St. Petersburg.

Donna was born in Bedford, Ind., on May 20, 1937.

She was employed at Westinghouse in Bloomington, Ind.

She moved to St. Petersburg 10 years ago.

Donna loved her family, friends, and had a big heart for animals.

Donna is survived by her only daughter, Kim; brother, Wesley; granddaughter, Emily; nephew, Bret; and many cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford, Ind, with Pastor Robert Burton officiating. Burial will be in Springville Christian Cemetery.

Friends may call 1-2 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

January 26, 2013

Tomy J. Bozell

Feb. 10, 1936 — Jan. 23, 2013

Tomy J. Bozell, 76, of Fishers, formerly of Columbus, died at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday at her home.

Born in Columbus Feb. 10, 1936, Mrs. Bozell was the daughter of Jeffrey and Kathryn Wells VanNorman. She married William P. Bozell Nov. 14, 1964.

A 1954 graduate of Columbus High School, Mrs. Bozell was a medical secretary at Bedford Medical Center and she later worked for Champus in Columbus.

She was a member Kappa Kappa Sigma Sorority.

Survivors include her husband; children, William David (Wayde) Turney-Bozell of Carmel, Kim Johnson of Indianapolis and John Kevin (Suanne) VanWay of Arlington, Wash.; grandchildren, Alicia Williams of Tucson, Ariz., Nicholas VanWay of Arlington, Wash. and Talulah Turney-Bozell of Carmel; great-grandchildren, Shayla Grant and Jace Williams, both of Tucson, Ariz.; sisters, Nancy (Mike) Greenlee of Columbus, Virginia Dooley of Columbus and Deborah (Bobby) Leahy of Bedford; several nieces and nephews and her special friend, her dog Tygre.

Mrs. Bozell was preceded in death her parents; a brother, Robert VanNorman and a brother-in-law, Dan Dooley.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home, 1029 Washington Street, Columbus, with Chaplin Rob Mifflin officiating. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Family and friends may call from 11 a.m. until service Monday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Community Home Health Services, 9894 E. 121st St., Fishers, IN 46037.

Online condolences may be sent the Mrs. Bozell’s family at www.barkesweaverglick.com.

January 25, 2013

Jerry D. Beasley

Feb. 10, 1941 — Jan. 23, 2013

Jerry D. Beasley, age 71, of Bloomington, formerly of Bedford, passed away at 11:47 p.m. on Wednesday at White River Lodge in Bedford.

Jerry was born on Feb. 10, 1941, in Lawrence County, to Raymond and Glena (Waskom) Beasley, He married Ruth Ann Gaddis on June 29, 1963, in Lawrence County and she survives. Jerry attended Bedford High School.

He retired from GE in Bloomington where he was a service worker, he also ran a Fireworks Outlet in Bedford.

He was a member of IBEW No. 2249 in Bloomington.

His hobbies included Deer Hunting, Fishing, attending flea markets and yard sales, and he was a collector of license plates from all over the world.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth A. Beasley of Bloomington; one daughter, Joy (Bobby) Finley-Johnson of Spencer; two sons, Aaron (Bethany) Beasley of Odon and Kelley (Mindy) Beasley of Bedford; two brothers, Gary (Ruthellen) Beasley of Bedford and Ray (Doris) Beasley of Clay City; one sister, LaDonna (Eddie) Conway of Williams; grandchildren, Ajay, Amy & Taryn Beasley, Jessica Johnson, Willy (Rainbo) Ronk, Dusty Stover, Sammy Trosper, Shylie Finley, and Kearsten Pollard; great-grandchildren, Aubrey Beasley, Laela and Arianna Ronk; one expected great-grandchild; daughter-in-law, Kitty Walker of Bedford; son-in-law, Jeff Finley of Bedford; sister-in-law, Donnetta Duncan of Bedford; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded by his parents; one daughter, Joyce Beasley; two brothers, his twin Larry Beasley and Freddie Beasley; one sister, Penny Beasley Bennett; and two nephews, Wesley Scott and Larry Wayne Beasley.

Memorial service will be at 6 p.m. on Monday with Celebration of life by Perry Tom East at Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford.

Friends may call from 2 p.m. until the service on Monday at Cresthaven Funeral Home.

Patty Phelix

Oct. 17, 1949 — Jan. 23, 2013

Patty Phelix, 63, of Bedford, died Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at 10:45 p.m. at her residence.

Born on Oct. 17, 1949 in Massena, N.Y., she was the daughter of Irving Paige and Cora “Josie” (LaDue) Paige.

She married Ronald Phelix on June 27, 1970; and he survives.

She worked for the food service at Central Foundry in Bedford.

She attended St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Bedford.

Surviving are her husband, Ronald Phelix; son, Ronald “Ronnie” Phelix; daughter, JoEllen Phelix and her companion John Peters; five grandchildren, Chelsey Phelix, Cainin Behringer, Brenna Phelix, Nathan Majkowski and Ashton Peters; one great-granddaughter, Gabriela Poveda; one brother, Brad (Brenda) Paige; four sisters, Lynda (Paul) Paige, Deborah Murray and companion Teddy Mitchell, Nancy (Scott) Hamilton, and Norma (Frank) Bregg; mother-in-law, Agnes Phelix; and brother-in-law, Arthur Phelix.

She was preceded in death by her father and sister, Mary Campbell.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford.

There will be no funeral service in Bedford.

Donations may be made to Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospice, 619 W. 1st Street, Bloomington.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

Philip D. Lewis

Sept. 24, 1941 — Jan. 23, 2013

Philip Dean Lewis, 71, of Bloomington, passed away suddenly Wednesday at the Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

He was born on Sept. 24, 1941, in Bedford, the son of Emmett and Phyllis (Hawkins) Lewis.

Philip graduated from Bedford High School and attended Indiana University with focused attention on the medical field.

He was with Bloomington Hospital for nearly 40 years becoming the Director of Radiology in 1975. During his 26 years as Director, Phil oversaw three major additions to the Radiology department, the latest of which is what you will experience as a patient at IU Health Bloomington Hospital today. Phil retired in 2001.

Phil was an Elder and church Trustee for the First Christian Church, Bloomington.

He loved spending time with his family and had special times with his grandchildren. He made great memories traveling the world and enjoyed fishing and watching IU and Butler Basketball.

Philip is survived by his loving wife of more than 51 years, Donna Lewis; four daughters Karen Shiflet (Bill), Shelly Wright, Gina Myers (Bruce) and Amy Robinson (Ryan) all of Bloomington; eleven 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.

He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter Chris Linko.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the First Christian Church, 205 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington. The Rev. Helen Hempfling will be officiating. Burial will follow at Clear Creek Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Saturday at Allen Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church in Memory of Philip.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.allenfuneralhome.org

January 24, 2013

Dorothy J. Mallatt

March 3, 1929 — Jan. 21, 2013

Dorothy J. Mallatt, 83, of Bedford, died at 11:23 p.m. Monday at Indiana University. Health, Bloomington Hospital.

Born March 3, 1929, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Hobart and Jennie (White) Spray. She married Donald E. Mallatt on Jan. 7, 1951, in Lawrence County; he preceded her in death on Dec. 11, 2001.

She was a graduate of Shawswick High School with the Class of 1947.

She was a homemaker and a member of Fairview Community Church. She held the longest (65 years) membership in the Fairview Ladies Aid and was a member of the Flatwoods Neighborhood Club.

She was an avid seamstress and quilter, sharing her talents with many including the making of many puppy pillows, lap robes and kimonos for Riley Children’s Hospital.

Surviving are three daughters, Brenda (Leonard) Neff, Donna (David) Mills and Kristie (Tim) Fleetwood, all of Bedford, one son, Russell Mallatt, also of Bedford; four grandchildren, Lisa (Michael) Stultz of Bedford, Shannon (Tom) Graves of Springville, Jenni Beyers of Bedford and Michael Neff of Bedford; one stepgranddaughter, Brandi (Toby) Webb of Bedford; five great-grandchildren, Colby, Halle, Bryson, Brayden and Kendall; two step-great-grandchildren, Brittani and Traven; one sister, Mary Catherine Martin of Bedford; one nephew, Duane (Cindy) Martin; two nieces, Janice (Mike) Cain and Ann Thomson; and, several great-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one sister, Nadine Buchholz; one granddaughter, Kara Neff; and one niece, Vicki Martin.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford, with Pastor Lindy Hopkins officiating. Burial will be in Acme Cemetery in Jackson County

Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. on Saturday and from noon until the service on Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be considered to the American Heart Association.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

Frances L. Turpen

July 6, 1916 — Jan. 22, 2013

Frances Lorene McCain Turpen, 96, of Bedford, died at 12:25 a.m. on Tuesday at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation in Bedford.

Born July 6, 1916, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Clarence and Pearl (Peyton) McCain.

She married Earl E. Turpen on May 24, 1935, in Brownstown, and he preceded her in death.

Frances was an avid reader and enjoyed crossword puzzles. She was known for creating beautiful quilts for her family and others. She attended Dive Christian Church.

Surviving are her daughter, Ardus L. Smith of Columbus; grandchildren, Gary David Smith of Versailles, Gregory (Rosemary) Smith of Madison, Tenn., Melani Smith-Weed of Franklin, Tenn., Michelle M. Smith of Bozeman, Mont., Kimberly Turpen Greenlee of Columbus, Ga., Anthony Turpen, of Indianapolis, and Ayrika Turpen Williams of Peoria, Ariz.; 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Helen Reynolds and Barbara (Jack) Payton, both of Bedford; two brothers, Robert (Bonnie) McCain of Bedford, and Kenneth (Wanetta) McCain, Elizabethtown.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earl in 1979; son, Jerry Lee Turpen in 1980; sisters, Ruth Rainey and Marie Jackson; brothers, Ernest McCain and Paul McCain; and son-in-law, Herman J. Smith.

Funeral service will be at 7 p.m. on Friday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford.

Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Vista Care Hospice, The Salvation Army, or LIFE Food Pantry.

Online condolences may be made to www.ferguson

lee.com.

Jayme F. King

Nov. 7, 1978 — Jan. 21, 2013

Jayme Faye Russell King, 34, of Bedford, died Monday at her residence.

Born Nov. 7, 1978, in Louisville, Ky., she was the daughter of James and Cindy (Bruner) McCreery.

She married Brayden King on April 29, 2011, and he survives, of Bedford.

She was a graduate of Bedford North Lawrence High School Class of 1997 and had attended Ivy Tech, Bloomington, two years.

She was currently employed as kennel manager, Animal Care Clinic, Bedford, and had attended First Church of God.

She was a coach for the Lincoln Elementary Trojanettes.

Surviving are her husband, Brayden King of Bedford; her parents, James and Cindy McCreery of Bedford; two daughters, Kayley Lynn and Emma Nicole Russell of Fayetteville; one son, Noah James Russell, also of Fayetteville; two stepdaughters, Madeleine and Lilliana King of Eureka; one brother, Warren Lynn (Sierra) McCreery, of Springville; her maternal grandmother, Patsy (Earl T. “Lucy”) Smith of Brandenburg, Ky.; her maternal grandfather, Kenneth (Mary) Bruner, also of Brandenburg, Ky.; one uncle and several aunts and cousins; four nephews, Michael McCreery, Landon New, Leo New and Wylie New; and one niece, Olivia McCreery; sister-in-law, Bethany New; and mother-in-law and father-in-law, Vincent and Genia King.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday at First Church of God, in Bedford, with Pastor Travis Inman officiating. Entombment will be in Cresthaven Mausoleum.

Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. on Friday at the First Church of God, Bedford.

Memorial contributions may be considered to a special fund for Jayme’s children, care of Bedford Federal Savings Bank.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford.

Larry J. Meadows

May 2, 1948 — Jan. 22, 2013

Larry Joe Meadows, 64, of Bedford, died at 5:11 a.m. on Tuesday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born May 2, 1948, in Bedford, he was the son of Lester and Lucille (Bartlett) Meadows.

Larry is survived by three nephews, Derek Meadows, Nick Meadows, and Joseph (Brittni) Meadows, and one great-niece, all of Bedford.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Phillip Meadows; and sister-in-law, Tina Meadows.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Friday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bartlettsville Methodist Cemetery.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Larry Joe will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

Lamont E. Killian

Dec. 6, 1954 — Jan.16, 2013

Lamont E. Killian, 58, of Concrete, Wash., formerly of Needmore, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Jan. 16.

Born in Marion County, he was the son of Luther and Loretta (Lee) Killian.

He was a graduate of Needmore High School and was “Definitely a Topper.” He entered the United States Navy in January of 1975. He served on the USS California, serving as a 3rd Class Petty officer and electrician. He was honorably discharged in January of 1979.

He later married the love of his life, Lori Miller of Seattle, Wash., on Jan. 8, 2003.

He spent the last 24 years working at Smoky Point Distributors, hauling freight and oversized loads all across the U.S. His handle on the CB radio was “Shadow.”

Lamont enjoyed Mountain Man Rendezvous, shooting black powder guns, the great outdoors, the old ways of life, and riding his Gold wing on the open road.

He was of the Christian faith.

Surviving are his mother, Loretta Killian Haley of Fort Myers, Fla,; his sister, Lorenda Houtchins of Needmore.

His father, Luther E. Killian, preceded him in death.

Cremation was chosen. A celebration of life will be Sunday at the Upper Room of Fellowship in Concrete, Wash.

Memorial contributions may be sent to: Lamont E. Killian, c/o Charlie Melvin, 942 Judah-Logan Road, Bedford.

Nikki Collins

Aug. 6, 1980 — Jan. 22, 2013

Nikki Collins, 32, Bedford, died on Tuesday at her residence. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Friday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Burial will be in Saltillo Cemetery. Friends may call from 4–8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

January 23, 2013

Roger E. Neely

Jan. 24, 1939 —Jan. 21, 2013

Roger Eugene Neely, 73, of Bedford, died at 6:18 p.m. on Monday at White River Lodge.

Born Jan. 24, 1939, he was the son of Thomas and June (Holt) Neely. He married Beverly “Debbie” (York) Neely on Aug. 30, 1985, and she survives.

He retired from road construction with Local No. 181.

He was a member of the Erie United Methodist Church and Eagles of Bedford where he had served as past president.

Survivors include his wife, Beverly “Debbie” Neely of Bedford; a son, Thomas Neely of Bedford; a stepdaughter and son-in-law, Mary and Tyler Hudson of Bedford; a stepgranddaughter, Alexxandrya Hudson; a grandson, Michael Thompson and a son-in-law, Robert Thompson.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Gena Thompson and previous wife, Carolyn Joann (Rainey) Neely.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor John Meunier officiating. Burial will follow in the Erie United Methodist Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at the mortuary. There will be an Eagle service at 6 p.m. today at the mortuary.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Roger at www.daycarter.com.

Larry Meadows

May 2, 1948 — Jan. 22, 2013

Larry Meadows, 64, Bedford, died on Tuesday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Friday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Frances Turpen

Frances Turpen, 96, of Bedford, died on Tuesday in Bedford. Arrangements are pending at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

Dorothy J. Mallatt

Dorothy J. Mallatt, 83, of Bedford, died on Monday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford.

Jayme F. King

Jayme Faye Russell King, 34, of Bedford, died on Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

January 22, 2013

Myrlen W. Hunter

Sept. 4, 1931 — Jan. 21, 2013

Myrlen W. Hunter, 81, passed away at 9:30 a.m. Monday at White River Lodge in Bedford.

Born Sept. 4, 1931, in Washington, he was the son of M. Victor and Lucille (Jones) Hunter. He married Sherlia A. Mundy Aug. 14, 1952.

Myrlen graduated from Mitchell High School in 1949, and after serving in the U. S. Navy during the Korean War, he enrolled in Purdue University and graduated in 1958 with a degree in pharmacy. He owned Burton City Drug Store in Mitchell for several years.

He served as treasurer of the Persimmon Festival and the Mitchell Chamber of Commerce for 18 years and was also a director of the Bedford Regional Medical Center, served on the boards of the Marion Township Fire Department, Mitchell High School Alumni Association, Mitchell Public Library, and Hoosier Uplands. He was a member of the First Christian Church, County, State, and National Pharmacy Associations, American Legion Post No. 250, and a Life Member of Purdue University Alumni. Myrlen was on the board and president of the Lawrence County Health Department.

Surviving are his wife, Sherlia Hunter of Mitchell; daughters, Denise Doyle and D’Andra (Dee Dee) Stone, both of Mitchell, and Beverly Hunter of San Diego, Calif.; grandchildren, Joe and Jarrod Terrell, and Jamie Doyle, Matthew and Courtney Stone; great-grandchildren, Lenita Terrell, Chloe Doyle, and Abrianna, Malachi, and Thierry Terrell; a brother, Don (Jerri) Hunter of Indianapolis; brother-in-law, Gene Mundy of Mitchell; and several nieces and nephews.

His parents; great-granddaughter, Alexa Karri Doyle; son-in-law, Jim Doyle; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Joe and Vida Mundy; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Joe B. and Josephine Mundy, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Mike Collins officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

Friends may call 3-8 p.m. on Thursday and from 10 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

Honorary Casketbearers: Gene Mundy, Russell Beasley, Henry Clouse, Steve Anderson, Ralph Anderson, David Miller and Michael Robbins.

Casketbearers: Joe Terrell, Jarrod Terrell, Matthew Stone, Keith Mundy, Barry Mundy and Brent Mundy.

Memorial Gifts: Myrlen W. Hunter Purdue University Scholarship Fund.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com

Mary Frances Allen

March 22, 1924 — Jan. 21, 2013

Mary Frances Allen, 88, of Mitchell, died Monday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital, Bloomington.

Mary Frances was born March 22, 1924 in Campbellsburg, the daughter of William Noble and Edith Marie Brewer Baker. She married Emerson Jesse Allen on June 20, 1941, and he preceded her in death in June of 1984.

They owned and operated a dairy farm.

She was a member of the Lost River Baptist Church, the Mitchell Senior Center and the Young at Heart.

She is survived by four daughters, Connie Sue Blackburn and companion Richard Baker of Mitchell, Judy Kay Tenorio and husband John of Huntley, Ill., Norma Jean Gould and husband David of Springville, and Tracy Marie Allen and companion Todd Fleetwood of Boonville; her companion, Kenny Brock of Mitchell; six grandchildren, Mary Anne (Mike) Hagemier, Patty Kaye (Troy) Burgi, Mike (Jenny) Blackburn, Kevin Blackburn, Terri (Alan) Gould and Tammy (Kevin ) Souder; eight great-grandchildren, Zachary Fleenor, Haley Burgi, A.J. Burgi, Zachary Blackburn, Whitley Souder, Sayrea Blackburn, Steven Emerson Blackburn and Chloe Fleenor; and one great-great-grandchild, Bentley Fleenor.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, at the Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Crown Hill Cemetery in Salem.

Friends are invited to visitation from 3-7 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ochstetrick.net.

Gale Huddleston Sr.

Nov. 8, 1921 — Jan. 19, 2013

Gale B. Huddleston Sr., 81, of Bedford, passed away on Saturday at Westview Nursing Home in Bedford.

He was born in Indianapolis on Nov. 8, 1931, to the late Clyde Huddleston Sr. and Edith (Whorton) Huddleston.

Gale was raised in the Cambridge City-Mount Auburn area and attended Lincoln High School.

He was employed by several factories in the area before moving to Bradenton, Fla., and working for Miller Trailer Corporation.

After his retirement, Gale moved to Bedford.

Survivors include his children, Gale B. Huddleston Jr., and Edith Ramirez both of Richmond, Ky.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two brothers, twin brother Dale Huddleston of Norman, and Robert “Bob” Huddleston of Holland; and a sister, Elizabeth M. Crawford of Southaven, Miss.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Clyde Huddleston, Jr. and Tom Huddleston.

Visitation will be from noon until the time of funeral service at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, 1993 Cumberland Street, Dublin. Roberta Meyer of Holland will officiate. Burial will follow at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Pershing.

Online condolences can be made at www.marshallanderleweinfuneralhome.com.

Carroll W. ‘Butch’ Shields

May 27, 1943 — Jan. 21, 2013

Carroll W. “Butch” Shields, 69, Mitchell, passed away at 9 a.m. Monday at Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born May 27, 1943, in Oklahoma, he was the son of Clovis and Mary (Leavens) Shields.

Butch was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Surviving are a sister, Wanda (Stephen) Brinkerhoff of Plainfield and nieces and nephews, Trishawana Shields-Stanten, Ricky Shields, Ryan Shields, Stephanie Brinkerhoff and Zachary Brinkerhoff.

His parents and brother, Richard Shields, preceded him in death.

Funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Rick Eldred officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Rosary service will be at 7 p.m.

Casketbearers: Barry Mundy, Kenny Merry, John Kleihege and Tim Osborne.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com

Tamra Anne Bymaster-Chastain

June 3, 1956 — Jan. 18, 2013

Tamra Anne Bymaster-Chastain, 56, of Indianapolis, went home to be with the Lord on Friday after an almost 10-year battle with cancer.

Born June 3, 1956, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Derald Wayne and Patricia Anne (Bentley) Bymaster,

Tamra (Tam) graduated from Carol City High School in Miami, Fla., and resided there until moving to Indianapolis in 1982. There she met and, after an almost four-year courtship, married Jeffrey R. Chastain, formerly of Mitchell, on March 7, 1986, who survives.

Other survivors include daughter, Tamara (George) Carroll of Lynchburg, Va.; and five sons, Michael Smith of Indianapolis, Tyson (Betsy) Chastain of Knoxville, Tenn., Trent (Janet) Chastain of Minot, N.D., Travis Chastain of Indianapolis, and Trajen (Kim) Chastain of Pittsboro. Additional survivors include 29 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; her mother, Patricia Stuart of Indianapolis; father, Wayne (Jacki) Bymaster of Tampa Fla.; sister, Candace (Doug) Foppiano of Chattanooga, Tenn.; and four brothers, Timothy (Marcia) Bymaster of Jupiter, Fla., Todd Bymaster of Indianapolis, Richard (Jessica) Bymaster of Tampa, and Mark Stuart of Indianapolis.

Tam’s 15-year career in public service included nine years as Safety & Security Manager for the City of Indianapolis’ Department of Parks & Attendance and secretary/receptionist for the Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township in Indianapolis. Subsequent to her retirement in 2006, she accepted employment as a part-time project assistant for White Oak Construction in Indianapolis.

Tam was a member of the beloved Ben Davis Christian Church and Tri-Kappa philanthropic sorority.

Visitation will be at Flanner and Buchanan-Floral Park, 425 N. Holt Rd. from 4-8 p.m. today and one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church.

Service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Ben Davis Christian Church, 701 Highschool Rd.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Beacon of Hope, Indianapolis Humane Society, or American Cancer Society.

Online condolences and stories may be shared at www.flannerbuchanan.com.

Roger Neely

Roger Neely, 73, died at 6:18 p.m. on Monday at White River Lodge. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary.

January 21, 2013

Michael R. Wagner

Oct. 11, 1942 — Jan. 19, 2013

Michael R. Wagner 70, of Bedford died at 3:39 p.m. on Saturday, at the Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born Oct, 11, 1942, in Indianapolis, he was the son of Ray and Norma (Quackenbush) Wagner. He married Patty Barnett on April 1, 1966, and she survives.

He retired from General Motors in 2000 as a machine repairman.

He was a US Navy veteran 2nd Class Petty Officer serving four years on the USS Samuel B. Roberts. One of his most memorable accomplishments was crossing the Arctic Circle becoming a member of the Royal Order of the Blue Nose.

Mike enjoyed fishing and cars.

Survivors include his wife Patty of Bedford; his mother, Norma Wagner; one daughter, Anne Stauffacher and her husband Brent of Greensburg; three grandchildren, Aubrey, Caitlyn and Charlie; one brother, Tim Wagner and his wife Lisa of Bloomington; one uncle, Gilbert Wagner and his wife Betty of Ellettsville; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father and one sister, Lana Bourland.

Graveside funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday at the Silverville Baptist Cemetery with John Lee officiating. Military rites will be accorded at the grave by members of the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the White River Humane Society.

Family and friends are invited to light a candle and sign the guest book in memory of Mike at www.daycarter.com.

Catherine Pridemore

Nov. 27, 1932 — Jan. 19, 2013

Catherine P. Pridemore, 80, Mitchell, passed away at 10:39 p.m. on Saturday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born Nov. 27, 1932, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Opal and Inice (Johnson) Grissom. She married John Pridemore July 1, 1950, and he preceded her in death in 1995.

She retired from RCA and volunteered at the Mitchell Public Library.

Surviving are her children, John (Janet) Pridemore of Mitchell, Robert Eugene (Pam) Pridemore of Taswell, Paul LaVerne Pridemore of Mitchell, Cathy (Charles) Lewis of Bedford, Rebecca (Marty) Dotts of Mitchell, Danny Joe Pridemore of Mitchell, Brian (Joni) Pridemore of Orleans and Anita (Andy) Miller of Franklin; 20 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Wanda Pridemore of Mitchell.

Her parents; husband; son, Carl Douglas Pridemore; and siblings, Opal Grissom Jr., Herbert Grissom, Lloyd Grissom, Jimmy Grissom, Bobby Grissom, Carl Grissom, Pauline Hardin, Ruth Roberts, and Elsie Leatherman, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Haverly Chapel Funeral & Cremation. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday and from noon until the service on Wednesday at the chapel.

John W. Logsdon

Sept. 9, 1933 — Jan. 19, 2013

John W. Logsdon, 79, of Orleans, died Saturday at Mitchell Manor Health and Rehab in Mitchell.

He was born Sept. 6, 1933, in French Lick, the son of John William and Martha (Abel) Logsdon.

He was a United States Navy veteran and was a draftsman at Crane until he retired.

He is survived by his son, John Daniel Logsdon of Bedford; two daughters, Marcy (Jeff) Bennett of West Baden and Gina (David) Morris of Bedford; one brother, Nick Logsdon of Indianapolis; a sister, Sally Vliek of Virginia; eight grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Shirley.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Ames Chapel Cemetery in Paoli with Brother Dwight Dunbar officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the Orleans American Legion, Warren Brock Post #69.

Friends are invited to visitation from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home in Orleans.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ochstetrick.net.

Mary Frances Allen

Mary Frances Allen, 88, Mitchell, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at the Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home in Orleans.

January 20, 2013

Rebecca Belle Nilson Kasper

Rebecca Belle Nilson Kasper, 71, widow of Richard Robert Kasper, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. She was a 71-year-old native of Lawrence County, Indiana, daughter of the late Joe and Ruby (Speer) Nilson.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Jehovah’s Witness Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Tamala Yvette Capps Caudill of Maysville, Ky., and Crystal Gayle Brown Mitchell of Bedford; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Her family will have a memorial service at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness, 6264 Sandpit Road, Bedford.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals Inc., 1002 Woodford Drive, Mount Sterling, KY 40353.

January 19, 2013

Fredric Waldron

Nov. 29, 1921 — Jan. 18, 2013

Fredric Waldron Jr., 91, of Bedford, died at 2:13 a.m. on Friday at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital, Bedford.

Born on Nov. 29, 1921, in Bedford, he was the son of Fred and Stella (Kinder) Waldron. He married Angie Annetta on July 19, 1940, and she survives.

He was employed at Crane for 36 years, and later worked at George’s Gateway.

He was a World War II Veteran of the U.S. Army during the occupation of Japan.

He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church; Elks Club; American Legion Gillen Post No. 33; and former member of the Knights of Columbus.

He was an avid golfer, and enjoyed college sports, especially Purdue.

Surviving are his wife, Angie Waldron, of Bedford; son, Jerry (Sandi) Waldron of Bedford; two grandsons, Scott Waldron of Carrabassett Valley, Maine, and Christopher (Laura) Waldron of Muncie; one granddaughter, Kellie Waldron of Redondo Beach, Calif.; two great-grandchildren, Ashley Waldron and Mason Waldron; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one great-grandson, Josh Waldron; three brothers, Clyde, Merle and Robert Waldron; and one sister, Bertha McIver.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Monday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with Fr. Rick Eldred officiating. Entombment will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens, with Military Rites accorded by the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33. Friends may call from 1–6 p.m. on Sunday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, with the Rosary prayed at 5:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Building Fund.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

Mabel L. Fulcher

May 19, 1922 — Jan. 17, 2013

Mabel L Fulcher, 90, Orleans, died at 7:35 a.m. Thursday at Mitchell Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Twin Oaks Church in Petersburg. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Glendale. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Monday at the Harris Funeral Home in Petersburg and from noon until the service on Tuesday at the church.

Donald Quillen

Donald R. Quillen, 73, of Bedford, died at 3:40 a.m. on Friday at Westview Nursing and Rehab. in Bedford. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Monday at Christ Temple Pentecostal Church with Brother Chris Perry officiating. Burial will follow in Dive Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the service on Monday at the church. The Day & Carter Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

January 18, 2013

Barbara Strunk

April 19, 1953 — Jan. 17, 2013

Barbara Eisele Strunk, age 59, of Mitchell, passed away at 7 a.m. on Thursday at her residence.

She was born on April 19, 1953, in Bedford, to Avon and Stella (Dotts) Eisele.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her daughter, Sara Tillette (Erica Tarr) of Mitchell; one son, Shon Belcher (Twanette Wessell) of Orleans; stepsons, Mark Strunk and Michael Strunk, both of Mitchell; grandchildren, Cruz Hall, Matthew Belcher, Kristin Belcher and McKenzi Tillette; stepgrandchildren, Taylor, Joey and Xavier Strunk; great-grandchild, Willow Hall; brothers, Avon (Margaret) Eisele Jr., Steve (Linda) Eisele, Max Eisele and Scott (Sharon) Eisele; sisters, Avonelle (Jerry) Lake, and Louise (Stanley) Fullen, She is also survived by her companion, Steve Passmore and her caregiver Justin Lake.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday at Cresthaven Funeral Home with Ronnie Frost officiating. Entombment will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the service at the funeral home.

Jesse P. Bailey

March 3, 1915 — Jan. 17, 2013

Jesse P. Bailey, 97, Heltonville, passed away Thursday morning at his residence with his loving family at his side.

He was born March 3, 1915, in Heltonville to James and Mamie (Meadows) Bailey.

He graduated with the Class of “34” at Heltonville High School. Then, later eloped to Brown County with Louise Chambers and was married in 1941.

From 1942-1945 during World War II, he served in the U.S. Army. He traveled to Virginia, Georgia, California then went overseas to North Africa, Sicily, Italy, Southern France, Battle of the Bulge and finally at Heidelburg, Germany.

He was a retired carpenter, worked at NWSC Crane and was a Charter Member of the Heltonville Area Veterans. Survivors include his wife, Louise Bailey; four sons, Phillip J. (Becky) Bailey, Wendell D. (Beverly) Bailey, Gary W. “Jake” (Jan) Bailey and Gregory P. Bailey; eight grandchildren, Cody M. Bailey, Damon (Stacy) Bailey, Courtney (Shane) Nolan, Amber Hawkins, Aaron Bailey, Adam Bailey, Adrian Bailey, Mandy Bailey; three stepgrandchildren, Shane (Chasity) Shepperd, Nick Shepperd and Sarah (Lauren) Burns; ten great-grandchildren; and five step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Mamie (Meadows) Bailey; daughter, Nancy L. Bailey; brothers, James, Justis, Clade and Bill; and sisters, Doris Bowman and Helen Dunlap-Fowler.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Saturday and from 1 p.m. until the service at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Jones Funeral Home in Heltonville with Brother Cam Anderson officiating. Burial will follow at Gilgal Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Boys or Girls Club of Lawrence County, LIFE Pantry or charity of choice.

Patty L. Taylor

July 12, 1949 — Jan. 17, 2013

Patty L. Taylor, 63, of Heltonville, passed away in the loving arms of her husband at 3:45 a.m. on Thursday at Indiana University Health Bedford, with her loving family at her side.

She was born on July 12, 1949, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Oral and Ruth (Padgett) Mitchell. She married her beloved husband, Murle Taylor, on June 4, 1966, being together 46 years.

She worked many years at Essex of Orleans, StoneBridge and Garden Villa nursing homes. She loved being with her sons being proud of their accomplishments. She enjoyed the grandchildren and fishing outings together, being not only a grandmother but their friend.

Surviving are her husband; two sons, Randall Taylor and Robert (Michelle) Taylor of Heltonville; three sisters, Betty (Johnathon) Gerkin of Harker Height, Texas. Barbara Moffatt of French Lick, and Janice Wheeler of Leesville; two granddaughters, Shanda Taylor of Bedford and Ashley Taylor of Heltonville; and two grandsons, Dustin Taylor and Alston Taylor of Heltonville.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Olin “Jake” (MaryAnn) Mitchell, Roy Mitchell and Jimmy Mitchell; and two sisters, Sue (Ronald) Umphress and Judith (Wayne) Taylor.

Visitation will be from 4-9 p.m. on Sunday and from 11 a.m. until the service at 1 p.m. Monday at the Jones Funeral Home in Heltonville with Pastor Randy Corbin Officiating. Burial will follow at Hickory Grove Cemetery.

Brenda J. Deckard

May 15, 1950 — Jan. 16, 2013

Brenda Jean (Mullis) Deckard, 62, Bloomington, passed away at the Indiana University Health Hospice House on Wednesday.

She was born May 15, 1950, in Bloomington, the daughter of Alvin & Ruth (George) Mullis.

She was a 1967 graduate of Edgewood High School and had worked at the Bloomington Hospital in various departments including dialysis and medical records, retiring in 2009 after 32 years of service. Brenda was always happy and enjoyed traveling as well as spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her sons, Joe D. and Rachel Deckard of Bedford, Troy D. Deckard of Bloomington; her mother, Ruth Canterbury of Cleveland, Ga.; a sister, Betty Jo Cross of Cleveland, Ga.; her granddaughter, Hailey L. Deckard of Bloomington; as well as numerous cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, Bloomington. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Duncan Cemetery with Pastor Russell Elkins officiating.

The family would like to thank everyone at the Hospice House for their wonderful care during Brenda’s time with them.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.pdcfuneralchapel.com.

Jan ‘Toni’ Bush

Nov. 22, 1963 — Jan. 17, 2013

Jan A. “Toni” Bush, 49, Bedford, passed away at 6:50 a.m. on Thursday at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

Born Nov. 22, 1963, in Monroe County, she was the daughter of Janet Fleetwood. Jan married Rayburn Lee Bush July 17, 1993.

She was employed at Steak’N Shake and was a member of ABATE and the Bedford Boat and Sportsman Club. She enjoyed riding her Harley and being with family and friends.

Surviving are her husband, Rayburn Bush of Bedford; children, Charity (Brian) Dotts of Mitchell, Ben Bush of Coal City and Carl Fleetwood of New Mexico; her mother, Janet Fleetwood of Bedford; and four grandchildren.

Funeral service will be at 7 p.m. today in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Frank Ira officiating.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. until the service at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com.

Norman Woodsmall

Aug. 23, 1935 — Jan. 16, 2013

Norman Rex “Dragon” Woodsmall, 77, of Mitchell, died at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born Aug. 23, 1935, in Elnora, he was the son of Ira A. and Iva May (Pruett) Woodsmall. He married Elta D. Johnson on June 28, 1977, and she preceded him in death.

He retired from NWSC Crane as a crew leader in 2002 after 30 years of employment.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps serving during the Korean War and was a member of the Crane V.F.W. Post No. 9297.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Survivors include stepchildren, Kimberly Clifton and husband Frank and Kelly Beavers and husband Carl, all of Martinsville, Karol Brooks of Mitchell, and Kevin VanMeter and wife Cindi, of Mooresville; a brother-in-law, Denver “Leon” Johnson and wife Carol; sister-in-law, Joyce Teter and husband Karl; nine stepgrandchildren, Stephanie Coulter of Mitchell, Carl “Bucky” Beavers of Martinsville, Nathan Beavers and wife Erin of Roachdale, Natalie Brim and husband Bill of Mitchell, Kimberly Enochs and husband Dustin of Needmore, Jessica Peyton and husband Robbie of Mooresville, Tia Moyer and husband Daniel of Mooresville, Christopher Spears and wife Amanda of Ohio, and Deanna Bohnenkamp and husband Seth of Mitchell; 24 step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife,; four brothers,; one sister; and one step-great-grandchild.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Run Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the mortuary.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Norman at www.daycarter.com.

Sammy L. Gentry

April 6, 1940 — Jan. 16, 2013

Sammy Lee Gentry, 72, Bedford, died at 6:37 p.m. Wednesday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Cremation was chosen and there will be no service. Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center handled arrangements.

Donald Quillen

Donald Quillen, 73, of Bedford, died today at Westview Nursing and Rehab in Bedford. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary.

Fredric Waldron

Fredric Waldron, 91, of Bedford, died at 2:13 a.m. today at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford. Arrangements are pending at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

January 17, 2013

Harry Lee Thomas

May 20, 1932 — Jan. 15, 2013

Harry Lee Thomas, 80, of Bedford, died at 11:12 a.m. Tuesday at Indiana University Health, Bedford.

He was born May 20, 1932, to Ralph Walter and Jesse May (Williams) Thomas. He married Rhea Dawn Harrell on Oct. 21, 1950; she died Sept. 10, 2012.

He was a 1950 graduate of Shawswick High School. He was a member of the Pinhook Church of Christ and served there as a Deacon. He served on the board of the Pinhook Cemetery Association; he also served as president of Lawrence County Farm Bureau and Shawswick Township Farm Bureau for many years.

A talented tenor, he loved to sing, especially in church. He was well-known in the community and had many friends and acquaintances.

In addition to being a lifelong farmer, he drove a school bus for Shawswick School for over 35 years, managed Indiana Petroleum recap shop for several years and served as County Highway Superintendent for a period of time in the 1970s. He retired from Ralph Rogers Group in 1994.

He is survived by three sons, Scott (Kathi Mattox) Thomas, John (Peggy Robbins) Thomas, and Todd (Donna Wilder) Thomas, all of Bedford; four grandsons, Eric (Julia Dalton) Thomas, Adam (Cristy Halley) Thomas, Brett Thomas and Tyler Thomas, as well as two granddaughters, Jamie (Shawn) Nikirk and Katie Thomas; and he had eight great-grandchildren Natalie Thomas, Dalton Nikirk, Garrett Thomas, Emily Thomas, Ashlie Thomas, Dylan Nikirk, Luke Thomas and Tori Nikirk. Also surviving are a brother, Dale (Norma) Thomas; sisters, Betty Thomas Ooley and Sue Alice (Wilmer) Hunter, Jane (Don) Turpen and Nancy (Thomas) Fletcher; as well as several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Rhea Dawn Thomas; his brother, Donald Thomas; and an infant granddaughter, Susan Thomas.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Pinhook Church of Christ with Brother Walter Hunter officiating. Burial will be in Pinhook Cemetery.

Friends may call from 1-8 p.m. on Thursday, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford, and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, at the church.

Memorial contributions may be considered to the Pinhook Cemetery Association, in care of Judy Chastain, 105 Sonny Dorsett Road, Mitchell, IN 47446.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

William W. Childress

April 11, 1933 — Jan. 15, 2013

William W. “Bill” Childress, age 79, passed away at his residence in Bedford after a three- year illness Tuesday.

He was born on April 11, 1933, in Bowling Green, Ky., to Charles and Nellie (Meeks) Childress, He married Ronda (Brown) Childress on Nov. 19, 1983, in Lawrence County and she survives,

Bill was a welder/fabricator and owner of Bill’s Home Maintenance

Bill was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, he will be missed.

He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and a member of the American Patriot Lodge No. 750 in Oolitic.

Survivors include his wife, Ronda Childress of Bedford; his children, Garry Childress, Billy (Elizabeth) Childress, James Childress, and Rita Claxton, all of Hamilton, Ohio; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren: brothers, George (Aline) Childress of Harvest, Ala., and John (Shirley) Childress of Connersville; also survived by man’s best friend “Buddy.”

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Judy Cameron; brothers, James and Robert; and a sister, Estelle.

By his wishes cremation was chosen with no services.

Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Phillip Montgomery

April 12, 1948 — Jan. 15, 2013

Phillip D. Montgomery, 64, Newberry, a Bedford native, died at 1:25 p.m. on Tuesday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. Burial Will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from Noon until the service on Saturday.

Jesse P. Bailey

Jesse P. Bailey, 97, Heltonville, died early this morning. Arrangements are pending at Jones Funeral Home in Heltonville.

Patty L. Taylor

Patty L. Taylor, 63, Heltonville, died this morning at Indiana University Health, Bedford. Arrangements are pending at the Jones Funeral Home, Heltonville.

January 16, 2013

Helen M. Garrison

March 28, 1921 — Jan. 9, 2013

Helen Marie Garrison, 91, Bedford, died at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday at Garden Villa, Bedford.

Born March 28, 1921, in Martin County, she was the daughter of Oscar and Biddy (Mundy) Batchelor. She married Walter Winifred Garrison on July 17, 1943, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 6, 1999.

She was a graduate of Mitchell High School, Class of 1941 and a member of First Baptist Church, Mitchell.

Surviving are her two sons, Shirley James (Ivalee) Garrison of Chandler, Ariz., and Jerry Lee (Betty) Garrison of Columbus; one daughter, Brenda Sue (Phillip) Melvin of Bedford; 13 grandchildren, Damon Garrison, Delema Watson, Jeffrey Gregory, Crystal Gwin, Kent Melvin, Rob Melvin, Derek Melvin, Herbert Garrison, Nalina LeeAnn Clanton¸ Courtney Perry, Scott Moore, George Moore and Lucy Horton; 20 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; two sisters, Jean Patton and Lucille Slaughter of Florida; and one sister-in-law, Mary Batchelor of Georgia.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three sisters, Louise Anderson, Dorothy Porter and Elsie Lewis; and two brothers, Kenneth Batchelor and Lloyd Batchelor.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford with Pastor William Graham officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergsusonlee.com.

Agnes Earl

March 17, 1920 — Jan. 13, 2013

Agnes Earl, 92, of Bedford, died at 12:25 a.m. on Sunday at her residence.

Born March 17, 1920, she was the daughter of Henry and Lela (Fox) Tincher. She married Frank Earl and he preceded her in death.

She was a homemaker and member of the Englewood Baptist Church. She loved her family and was kind, caring and a great cook.

Survivors include a son, Tony Earl and wife Janice of Springville; a daughter, Debra Earl of Bloomington; seven grandchildren, Anthony, Nathan, Joshua, Adam and Chad Earl, and Jeff and Dave Eicle; several great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Nona and Joan Tincher; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a sister, Roxie Eggers; three brothers, Joe, Paul and Ermal Tincher; and a sister-in-law, Pauline Dorsett.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Friday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. David Ferry officiating. Burial will follow in the Green Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11 am until the service on Friday at the mortuary.

Pallbearers are: Adam, Chad and Anthony Earl, Robbie Davis, Bill, David and Ted Eggers.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Agnes at www.daycarter.com.

David Gilliland

July 31, 1960 — Jan. 12, 2013

David Gilliland, 52, of Avita Springs, La., formerly of Bedford, died Saturday at his residence.

Born July 31, 1960, in Bedford, he was the son of Jesse P. and Patsy P. (Tincher) Gilliland. He married Donna Mayo and she survives.

He was employed in drywall construction and attended the Bedford Baptist Temple as a child.

Survivors include his wife, Donna, of Louisiana; his mother, Patsy Gilliland of Bedford; a son, Joseph Gilliland of Texas and his mother, Bonnie Glass of Texas; a daughter, Tiffany Gilliland-Franklin of Bedford; a stepdaughter, Katie Jones of Louisiana; a grandson, Anthony Jones, who lived in the home; four grandchildren, Jaylie M. Sams and Bryar Franklin, both of Bedford, and Jerimiah and William Channey, both of Louisiana; two sisters, Susie York of Bedford and Mary Paul and husband Jeff of Oolitic; a brother, Jesse D. “Bubba” Gilliland and wife Mary Lou of Bedford; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jesse Gilliland.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Leatherwood Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the mortuary.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of David at www.daycarter.com.

Linda M. Sullivan

July 10, 1944 — Jan. 14, 2013

Linda Mae Sullivan, 68, of Bloomington, peacefully passed away on Monday at home from a valiant battle with cancer.

Linda was born in Linton on July 10, 1944, to Forrest Workman and Esther (Shelton) and Maynard Stack.

Linda was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she served in many different callings, including a devoted visiting teacher.

Linda worked at RCA for 17 years, loved being a professional nanny for 14 years, and was a beloved door greeter at Sam’s Club for the last 11 years, where she made many friends, young and old, was known for always having a smile on her face and she especially loved the children, which felt her love.

Survivors include her husband of 30 years, Michael L. Sullivan; two daughters, Amy Rainbolt (Daniel) Stratton (six children and one grandchild due in July) of Queen Creek, Ariz., and Lisa Rainbolt (Scott) Gilbert (four children) of Johnstown, Pa.; one stepson and stepdaughter, Michael J. Sullivan (two children) and Michelle (Claude) Davis (four children and four grandchildren), both of Oolitic; two sisters, Sarah Gwyn of Linton, and Joyce Coomer of Solsberry; two stepsisters, Betty (Bobby) Cox of Worthington and Margaret (Bill, deceased) Meece of Indiananpolis; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by parents; grandparents, Addison and Minnie (Groomer) Workman and James Anderson and Della May (Greer) Shelton; nephew, Jeffrey Rainbolt and stepson, Scotty Wayne Sullivan.

The family wishes to thank IU Home Health and Southern Care Hospice for their kind and loving care; the many friends and neighbors who came to visit and Sam’s Club and for their wonderful support.

A viewing will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday at The Funeral Chapel, Bloomington.

Funeral Services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4235 West 3rd St., Bloomington, with visitation prior to service from 9-9:45 am. Interment: White River Baptist Cemetery, Buddha.

Online condolences and memories of Linda can be made to the family at www.pdcfuneralchapel.com.

Harry Lee Thomas

Harry Lee Thomas, 80, Bedford, died at 11:12 a.m. Tuesday at Indiana University Health Bedford. Arrangements are pending at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

January 15, 2013

Saundra Shockley

Jan. 9. 1941 — Jan. 13, 2013

Saundra “Sandi” Shockley, 72, of Bedford, died at 6:05 p.m. on Sunday at the Waters of Martinsville.

Born Jan. 9, 1941, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Arthur and Sarah (Steward) Kern.

She was retired and attended the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a brother, Arthur Kern of Gosport; three nephews, Lonnie and Robert Kern of Martinsville and Jeffery Scott Calvert of Greenwood; four nieces, Mindy Collier of Gosport, Sheryl Kingston of Paoli, Connie Norris and Chris Wampler; a cherished loved one, Denise Domagolik of Indianapolis; the Kern family of Bedford; several extended family members and dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Diana Kay Kern.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Beech Grove Cemetery with Shannon Benham officiating. Burial will follow.

Visitation will be from 1-1:45 p.m. on Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Wesley Chapel Church.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Sandi at www.daycarter.com.

Harvey L. McBride

Nov. 23, 1929 — Jan. 13, 2013

Harvey L. McBride, 83, of Mitchell, formerly of Paoli, died at 7:50 p.m. on Sunday at Indiana University Health Paoli Hospital.

He was born on Nov. 23, 1929, in Paoli, to Joseph Leroy and Hattie (Williams) McBride. He married Donna “Joyce” Hollen on June 30, 1956, and she survives.

He was employed at the former Carpenter Body Works in Mitchell. He was a member of Paoli First Baptist Church.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

Surviving with his wife Donna of Mitchell; are one daughter Kay Carlisle and husband Chris of Mitchell; sons, Steve McBride and wife Cindy and Scott McBride and wife Rusti, all of Mitchell; a sister, Sudie of Paoli; and two brothers, Irvin of Paoli and Alonzo of Tennyson; two granddaughters, Aimee Carlisle and boyfriend Brian Phillips and Brittany McBride of Mitchell; three grandsons, Jed Carlisle and wife Natasha of Bedford and Bryan McBride and Treyton McBride, both of Mitchell; one great-granddaughter, Allison Phillips of Bedford; and two great-grandsons, Jamison Carlisle and Aiden Carlisle, both of Bedford.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Clyde, Clifford, David and Alber McBride; and two sisters, Eva Condra and Ruby Clevenger.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the McAdams Mortuary in Paoli with the Rev. Phillip Andry officiating. Burial will be in Stampers Creek Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday at the mortuary.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at mcadamsmortuary@gmail.com.

Agnes Earl

March 17, 1920 — Jan. 13, 2013

Agnes Earl, 92, Bedford, died at 12:25 a.m. on Sunday at her residence. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Friday in the Elmwood Chapel of Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in the Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the service on Friday at the mortuary.

Mark A. Daniels

Mark A. Daniels, 62, Mitchell, died Monday at Mitchell Manor. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Edwardsville Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Oak Street Chapel of Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Homes.

January 14, 2013

Charlotte Ritchey

Sept. 3, 1919 — Jan. 9, 2013

Charlotte Ritchey, 93, of Bedford, died at 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday at her residence.

Born Sept. 3, 1919, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Walter J. and Lilly May Bailey. She married William Ritchey in 1970 and he preceded her in death in 2007.

She attended New Hope Community Church and was the owner of Bailey’s Electrical in Bedford for many years.

Survivors include her nephews, Ned Raub, Paul David Ritchey, Claude Ritchey, Gordon Ritchey, Mark Ritchey, Rusty Spaulding, Randy Spaulding and Robin Spaulding; her nieces, Barbara Moore, Judy Cantrell, Tonya Macik and Rita Berkwitt; sisters-in-law, Christine Ritchey of Bedford and Margaret Spaulding of Ohio; several great-nieces and nephews; her wonderful caregivers, Bea Stevens, her two nieces, Madonna Gay Martin and Julie Murphy, and Marilyn Hall, Shana Davis, Misty Moore and Katie Wright.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; brothers, William H. and Harlan Bailey; a sister, Dorothy Raub; two nephews, Rudy Spaulding and Joe Raub; a niece, Betty Sipes; brothers-in-law, Paul E. and Robert Ritchey and Eugene Spaulding.

Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. on Tuesday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Doug Martin officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until the service on Tuesday at the mortuary.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Charlotte at www.daycarter.com.

John Tanksley

Feb. 5, 1941 — Jan. 13, 2013

John “Bud” Tanksley, 71, of Mitchell, passed away at 1:48 a.m. Sunday at his residence.

Born Feb. 5, 1941, in Mitchell, he was the son of Roland and Martha (Brewster) Tanksley. He married Lena “Cricket” (Taylor) Grissom Aug. 9, 2002.

He was a machinist and had been employed at United Technologies and Dana Corporation.

Bud was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietman War and a member of American Legion Post No. 250.

Surviving are his wife, Lena “Cricket” Tanksley of Mitchell; daughters, Jan Cheryl Reynolds, Judi Ann (Jake) Taylor and Cindy Sue (Barry) Ryan, all of Mitchell; stepchildren, Lori (Jeff) Lytton of Bedford, Scott Grissom of Columbus, Dena Sons of Bedford and Vince (Cindie) Tanksley of Mitchell; sisters, Sue (Ronnie) Hughett and Patty (Chet) Banks, both of Bedford; seven grandchildren; 10 stepgrandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren

His parents; son, Darren William Tanksley; brothers, Jack Tanksley, David Tanksley, and an infant brother; and two infant sisters preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with the Rev. Richard Grace and Pastor Gary Thomas officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Casketbearers: Chet Banks, Barry Ryan, Donnie Spires, Rich Little, Elvis Mattingly, Scott Grissom and Jeff Lytton.

Memorial Gifts: Hoosier Uplands Hospice

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com

Agnes Earl

Agnes Earl, 92, of Bedford, died Sunday at her residence. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

January 13, 2013

Robert G. West

Sept. 4, 1926 — Jan. 12, 2013

Robert G. West, 86, of Bedford, passed away at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born in Spencer, on September 4, 1926, to Walter Scott and Lucia (Carignau) West. Robert was a Navy Veteran having served during WWII. He retired as a draftsman from Architectural Stone in Bedford after 54 years in the stone industries. He was also a master carpenter. Robert enjoyed hunting and fishing in his spare time.

Mr. West is survived by his wife of 31 years, Mildred “Milly” (Berry) West; son, Scott West of Ellettsville; daughter, Marlene Kay (John) Tucker of Henderson, Ky.; stepchildren, Patricia (Joe Paul) Olnick, Billy (Kim) Monday, Judy (Bill) Olnick, Deborah (Franklin) Bault, and Bobby Monday; 20 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; and stepdaughter-in-law, Janie Monday.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and stepson, Henry Monday.

Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 16, 2013, at Valhalla Memorial Gardens Chapel, Bloomington. Franklin Bault of Rock of Freedom Book of Acts Ministries will officiate and the Bloomington Military Honor Guard will conduct military graveside services. Friends may call on the family from 1 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association at www.lbda.org.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.westparrishpedigo.com. West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home is assisting the family.

January 12, 2013

Raymond E. Taylor

April 27, 1928 — Jan. 10, 2013

Raymond Eugene Taylor, 84, died Thursday in Greenwood. He was a resident of Greenwood and formerly of New Whiteland and Bedford.

Raymond was born April 27, 1928, in Bedford to Charles B. and Grace (Horning) Taylor. He married Oleta Cooper in 1949 in Bedford.

He was a die corrector for Kawneer Company in Franklin; retiring in 1990.

Raymond enjoyed woodworking, fishing and watching NASCAR, I.R.L. and Indy Car racing.

He was an Indiana University Basketball fan.

Survivors include his son, Larry (Dianne) Taylor of Whiteland; a sister, Rose Grimes of Brownsburg; a brother, Donald (Margie) Taylor of Indianapolis; grandson, Brian Taylor of Franklin; and great-granddaughter, Maggie Taylor of Franklin.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles B. and Grace Taylor; his wife, Oleta Taylor in 1997; sister, Mae Lagle; and two brothers, Robert Taylor and Charles Taylor.

A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Tuesday at Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel, 729 U.S. 31 North. with visitation from 11 a.m. until the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin.

For more Information: 317-535-6880; or visit www.jessenfuneralhome,com.

Charlotte Ritchey

Sept. 3, 1919 — Jan. 9, 2013

Charlotte Ritchey, 93, of Bedford, died at 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday at her residence. Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. on Tuesday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until the service on Tuesday at the mortuary.

Phyllis J. Miller

Dec. 16, 1930 — Jan. 10, 2013

Phyllis Jean Miller, 82, of Bedford, passed away at her home on Thursday.

Born Dec. 16, 1930, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Marion Gaylous and Winnie L. (Bozarth) Easton. She married the love of her life, John William “Bill” Miller in Lawrence County on April 11, 1950. He survives.

She was a graduate of Shawswick High School, Class of 1949, and a member of First Christian Church, Bedford.

Phyllis devoted her life and energy to the roles which mattered deeply to her: wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother — and always had a smile and kind word to share with others. She was a woman of quiet faith who delighted in the memory of her Baptism in White River and of her grandmother, Mattie Bozarth, whom she adored.

Phyllis loved traditional hymns, especially those sung or played for her by her beloved husband. Phyllis loved young people and animals, including tales of her two “granddogs” and her many “grandcats.” And no remembrance would be complete without reference to her passion for chocolate, which was unrivaled.

Surviving are her husband, John; two daughters, Phyllis Ann Miller of Bloomington, and Judy (Kenny) Hasselkus of Indianapolis; two sons, William Alan (Maggie) Miller of Lafayette, and Martin (Gail) Miller of Mitchell; four grandchildren, Matthew Miller of Washington, D.C., Eric (Kathryn) Miller of Whitestown, Bridget Miller, of Chattanaooga, Tenn. and Adrienne Miller of Lafayette; and the most recent joys of her life were surviving great-grandsons, Luke Andrew Miller and Jacob Owen Miller of Whitestown. She is also survived by her sister, Carolyn Ann (Phil) Henderson; her brother, Warren Easton; a sister-in-law, Ruby Easton, and several nieces, nephews and a dear friend Kathy Tosti. She is also survived by brothers- and sisters-in-law Paul F. Miller Jr. and Joyce Miller, George Thomas Miller and Evelyn Peterson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her “big” brother, Russell Easton; her sister, Mildred Ball; her brother-in-law, Floyd Ball; nephew, Daniel Easton; niece, Leslie Ann Thralls; a brother-in-law, Larry Peterson; and a dear friend, Carolyn Weeks.

Private family services are planned. There will be no visitation hours. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Bedford.

Services are under the direction of Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

Sarah L. Tolbert

Oct. 8, 1931 — Jan. 10, 2013

Sarah Leigh (Wynne) Tolbert, 81, Logansport and formerly of Bedford, died on Thursday. Private Services will be held at a later date at Trinity Episcopal Church, Logansport. Arrangements are by Kroeger Funeral Home in Logansport.

Larry Torrance

Larry L. Torrance, 75, died Wednesday at his residence. Cremation was chosen and a graveside service will be announced at a later date by Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

Helen M. Garrison

Helen Marie Garrison, 91, of Bedford, died at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, at Garden Villa, Bedford. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford.

January 11, 2013

Christopher Reynolds

Feb. 17, 1992 — Jan. 9, 2013

Christopher Kyle Reynolds, 20, Mitchell, died at 1:42 p.m. Wednesday at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Haverly Chapel Funeral & Cremation. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home.

Dorothea M. Hignite

May 5, 1928 — Dec. 20, 2012

Dorothea Mildred Hignite, 84, Mitchell, died Dec. 20, 2012. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Mitchell Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses under the direction of Haverly Chapel Funeral & Cremation.

Evelyn M. Guthrie

Aug. 18, 1921 — Jan. 10, 2013

Evelyn Marie Guthrie, 91, Mitchell, died at 12:38 p.m. Thursday at St. Francis Hospital in Mooresville. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Haverly Chapel Funeral & Cremation. Friends may call from noon until the service on Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

January 10, 2013

Darvel Hillenburg

Aug. 10, 1916 — Jan. 9, 2013

Darvel M. Hillenburg, 96, of Mitchell, went home to be with the Lord at 8:21 a.m. on Wednesday at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital, Bedford, with her loving family by her side.

Born Aug. 10, 1916, in Monroe County, she was the daughter of Carl Kelly and Goldie (Chambers) Kelly. She married Joe Hillenburg on Feb. 18, 1933; he died in June, 1987.

She was a homemaker and a Christian her whole life. She attended Fairview Church of Christ and had earlier attended Bryantsville Church of Christ.

She loved to make quilts, play bingo and just loved being with her family and friends.

Surviving are her three sons, Garris (Sue) Hillenburg of Bedford; Bob (Brenda) Hillenburg of Heltonville and Frank (Sherry) Hillenburg of Mitchell; one daughter, Loretta (Gene) King of Mitchell; 19 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Charles; two daughters, Peggy and Patty; two grandsons, Heath King and David Hillenburg; and one sister, Doris Kelly.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford, with Pastor Richard Holt and Tim Day officiating. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. on Friday, and from 11 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

Roy L. Hedrick

March 4, 1938 — Jan. 1, 2013

Roy L. Hedrick, 74, passed away Jan. 1, at Waterman Hospital in Tavares, Fla.

Born March 4, 1938, in Daviess County, he was the son of Lolan and Helen (Frazo) Hedrick. He was married to Billie Myers.

He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 14 F&AM, Murat Shrine of Indianapolis, American Legion Gillen Post No. 33, and Elks Lodge No. 826.

Roy was known by many for his years of service at Stone City Construction Company, North Lawrence Water Corporation, and Pritchett Brothers Construction. He was one of the integral parts in the restoration of the West Baden Springs Hotel and French Lick Springs Hotel.

He was a man of strong integrity and a man of few words who spoke through his actions. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend, a pillar of strength for his entire family. He lived by the motto, “Anything worth doing is worth doing right.” And those who knew him will carry this value with them in their hearts.

Surviving are his wife, Billie Hedrick of Mitchell; children, Scott Hedrick of Mitchell, Madonna Parish of Lafayette and Sherry Wade and husband Randall of East Lansing, Mich.; grandchildren, Brooke Giorgio and husband Rob of Lafayette and Zachary “Nate” Wade and fiancée Sara of East Lansing, Mich.; great-grandchildren, Olivia Foxworthy; Nicholas, Antonia, and Jacob Giorgio of Lafayette; brothers, James Hedrick of Bedford and Lolan Hedrick of Copperas Cove, Texas; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and additional extended family

His parents; sisters, Edith Traylor, Cora Harris, Ruth Terrell, June Baugh and infant; and brothers, Robert Hedrick and Donald “Ed” Hedrick, preceded him in death.

Memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. A Masonic Memorial Service will be conducted by Masonic Lodge No. 14 F&AM.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service at the funeral home.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services or St. Vincent dePaul Society.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com.

Hazel P. Norman

Dec. 31, 1921 — Jan. 9, 2013

Hazel Pauline Norman, 91, of Bedford, passed away at 5:05 p.m. Wednesday at the Bliss House in Bedford.

Born on Dec. 31, 1921, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Earl Ramsay and Lena (Kinser) Ramsay. She married Verden Norman on Sept. 2, 1943, and he preceded her in death.

She retired from Visteon as a receiving clerk and was a member of Bartlettsville Christian Church.

Surviving are two sons, Phil Norman and wife Wanda of Terre Haute and Scott Norman and his wife Cheryl of Bedford; five grandchildren, Lana Thralls, Cara Wake, Josh Norman, Matt Norman and Sam Norman; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mabel Axom of Salem and Jo Southern of Bedford; and two brothers, Harry Ramsay of Bedford and Jim Ramsay of Pekin.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Bartlettsville Christian Church with Brother Tim Day officiating. Burial will follow in the Bartlettsville Christian Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. on Friday at Day & Carter Mortuary and from 10 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the church.

Donations may be made to the Bartlettsville Christian Church Building Fund.

Family and friends may sign the guestbook and light a candle in memory of Hazel at: www.daycarter.com

Mary E. Strange

Aug. 19, 1925 — Jan. 8, 2013

Mary E. Strange, 87, Burns City, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper.

She was born in Martin County on Aug. 19, 1925, to Stephen and Hazel (Terry) Pridemore. She married William Strange in Shoals on April 19, 1942, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 6, 2001.

She was a homemaker and a former member of the Martin County Council. She was a faithful member of the First Christian Church in Odon.

She will be missed by her family including sons, William Strange of Burns City, Gerald W. Strange of Bedford, and Don K. Strange of Loogootee; daughters, Mary Doris King of Springville, Cheryl J. Atchley of Odon, Kathy S. King of Burns City, Karen D. Overman of Bloomfield and Rhonda K. Arvin of Loogootee; 29 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and sisters, Helen Shipman of French Lick and Margaret King of Huron.

She was preceded in death by her husband; two brothers, Paul and Hubert Pridemore; and one sister, Wilma George.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the First Christian Church in Odon. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery in Shoals. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Friday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals, and from 10 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the church.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.queenlee.com.

John R. Magnum

Oct. 5, 1960 — Jan. 8, 2013

Pastor John R. Magnum, 52, of Fulton, formerly of Bedford, died at 6:51 a.m., Tuesday at Logansport Memorial Hospital. A Celebration of Life with masonic and military rites will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Royal Center United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the service on Saturday at the church.

Memorials: Magnum Family Fund, c/o Community State Bank in Royal Center.

The Harrison-Metzger & Rans Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Royal Center, is in charge of arrangements.

January 09, 2013

Sharon Y. Robbins

May 19, 1930 — Jan. 7, 2013

Sharon Yvonne Robbins, 82, of Lawrenceville, Ill., formerly of Mitchell, died at 10:20 a.m. on Monday in Bridgeport, Ill.

Born May 19, 1930, in Needmore, she was the daughter of Paul V. Lewis and Edith P. (Goodman) Lewis Scott. She married Alva Harold Robbins on July 4, 1948; he died Oct. 19, 1996.

She was a graduate of Shawswick High School with the Class of 1948; was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Surviving are two daughters, Glenda (John) Murphy and Tamara Robbins, both of Lawrenceville, Ill.; two sons, David Ray (Wendibeth) Robbins of Lawrenceville, Ill., and Michael P. (Edie) Robbins of Mitchell; one daughter-in-law, Mary Lou Robbins of Gayscreek, Ky.; 10 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren; three brothers, David Scott of Provo, Utah, Thomas Scott of Veedersburg, and Howard Scott of Bedford; and one sister, Sandra Flake of Franklin.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one daughter, Crystal P. Robbins, in infancy; one son, Harold A. Robbins; and one grandson.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Friday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

Philis Sears

April 11, 1935 — Jan. 8, 2013

Philis Burton Sears, 77, Mitchell, passed away at 5:37 a.m. Tuesday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born April 11, 1935, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of Coen Edward and Gertrude E. (Morris) Walton. She married Morris Burton Nov. 7, 1964, and he preceded her in death March 12, 1976. Her second marriage was to Paul F. Sears on Sept. 1, 1978.

She was an Avon representative for more than 20 years and loved watching her beloved Hoosiers.

Philis graduated from Mitchell High School in 1953, and was a member of the Mitchell Church of Christ.

Surviving are her husband, Paul F. Sears of Mitchell; children, Trudie (Tim) Dillman, of Mitchell, John Burton of Meridian, Miss., and Susan (Steve) Marlman of Salem; stepchildren, Matina Hobson of Mitchell, Paul Anthony Sears of Bedford and James Michael Sears of New Albany; a brother, Morris (Nancy) Walton of Paoli; five grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Her parents and first husband preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Bro. Allen Burris officiating. A private family burial will be on Friday in Mitchell Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com.

Earlina Turner

April 17, 1958 — Jan. 6, 2013

Earlina Rose (May) Turner, 54, of Freelandville, died at 9:42 a.m. on Sunday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born April 17, 1958, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Cledius and Elizabeth (Underwood) May. She married William A. Turner on March 18, 1978, and he survives.

She was a homemaker and of the Apostolic faith.

Survivors include her husband, William, of Freelandville; two sons, Billy Turner and wife Carrie of Edwardsport and John Turner and wife Valerie of Bedford; two daughters, Emma Turner of Scottsburg and Holly Bell and husband Dorven of Bedford; eight grandchildren, Samantha Turner, Brittany and Brandi Hall, Nicole Turner, Miranda Turner, Alyssa Turner, Nathalie Turner and Roy Bell; and two great-grandchildren, Emilee and Garrett Turner.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Juanita Quillen; and a brother, Jerry May Sr.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday at the Apostolic Faith Assembly in Bedford with Pastor Jeffrey Vanlue officiating. Burial will follow in the Springville Christian Cemetery.

Visitation will be from noon until the service on Thursday at the church.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Earlina at www.daycarter.com.

The Day & Carter Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Joel ‘Lee’ Henderson

Dec. 14, 1945 — Jan. 6, 2013

Joel “Lee” Henderson, 67, Williams, died Sunday at his residence. Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday at Day & Carter Mortuary. Graveside services will be at a later date.

January 08, 2013

Janna J. Roman

May 13, 1954 — Jan. 6, 2013

Janna Jo (Hague) Roman, 58, of 1046 E. Maxwell Lane, Bloomington, died at 10:49 a.m. on Sunday at Indiana University Hospice House in Bloomington following a lengthy illness.

Born May 13, 1954, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Charles and Vivian (Pace) Hague. She married Pedro Maroto Y. Roman on June 16, 2000, and he survives. She was a graduate of the Shawswick High School and received her Master’s degree in Public Administration from IUPUI.

She retired as a federal employee from the Department of Defense at NWSC Crane in 2000. She was the former owner of the Indiana Flower Shop in Bedford and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her husband, Pedro, of Bloomington; a sister, Connie (Hague) Gorgas and husband Marty; stepfather, James Cuddy of Bloomington; Professor Sandrine Roux of Bloomington; stepchildren, Mathew and Janna McGee of Bloomington; nephews, Jeremy Smith (Jenny) of Illinois, Josh Smith (Ashley) of Indiana; two aunts, Irrus Haley and Myra Hague both of Florida.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Rev. Richard Tallman officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday and from 9 a.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 Janna at www.daycarter.com.

Patricia Bowers

Jan. 10, 1934 — Dec. 19, 2012

Patricia L. Bowers, 78, of Rockingham, N.C., died Dec. 19 at her home.

She was born Jan. 10, 1934, in Williams, a daughter of the late, Morris and Vera Freeman Wagner. She was a 1952 graduate of Williams High School

Mrs. Bowers worked with Georgia Pacific until her retirement.

Services were Dec. 28 at the Watson-King Funeral Home in Rockingham, and interment immediately following at the Richmond County Memorial Park.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Coley G. Bowers; and a brother James Wagner. Surviving are her son, Jeffrey L. Bowers of Winston Salem, N.C.; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Judy Rorie of Rockingham, Sharon Meyer of Michigan, Susan Britt of Tennessee and Jill Phillips of Indiana; and brothers; Robert, Ronald, William Wagner all of Indiana, Larry Wagner of Florida, Michael Wagner of Nebraska, Richard Wagner of Illinois and Russell Wagner of Arizona.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 222 South Church Street Suite 336M, Charlotte, NC 28202 or www.diabetes.org.

January 07, 2013

Mary ‘Louise’ Moser

April 18, 1927 — Jan. 5, 2013

Louise (Byers) Moser went to be with her heavenly father on Jan. 5 at her daughter’s home where she lived for 13 years.

She was born in Harrodsburg, on April 18, 1927, and was the daughter of Frank and Bessie (McGlothlin) Byers. She graduated from Smithville High School in 1945, She was a member of the Paynetown Pentecostal Church.

She retired from Indiana University after 28 1/2 years. She also worked at RCA and Sarkes-Tarzian Corp.

She loved serving her Lord Jesus Christ and crocheting hats for cancer patients.

She is survived by her daughters, Connie Kinser (caregiver) of Bloomington, Lana Moser of Bloomington, and Linda (Windell) Morrow of Bedford; grandchildren, Lorna (Nick) Dhom of Spencer, Judy (Bill) Johnson of Bedford, Mike Morrow of Bloomington, and Bradley Myers of Spencer; great-grandchildren, Logan, MaKenna, Kolby Dhom of Spencer, Billy Johnson of Bedford, Michael Morrow, JR, of Bloomington; sister-in-law, Kate Moser; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two stillborn sons; her husband, Loren Moser; infant son, Donnie Moser; her parents; her sister, Phyllis (Byers) Felling; brother-in-law, Robert (Bob) Felling; and one daughter. Joan (Moser) Myers.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Allen Funeral Home, Bloomington, with the Rev. Cheryl Crum officiating. Burial will be at the Clover Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home and for one hour prior to the service on Thursday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Southern Care Hospice, in care of the Allen Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.allenfuneralhome.org.

Irvin L. Benham

Irvin Lee Benham, 86, Paoli, died Friday at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bedford. Funeral service is at 11 a.m. Tuesday at McAdams Mortuary. Burial will be at Union Chapel Cemetery near Milltown. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. today at the Mortuary.

Janna Roman

Janna Roman, 58, Bloomington, died Sunday at Indiana University Hospice House in Bloomington. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Earlina R. Turner

Earlina Rose (May) Turner, 54, of Freelandville, died Sunday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

January 06, 2013

Inez Mae Gerkin

May 2, 1925 — Jan. 4, 2013

Inez Mae Gerkin, 87, of Orleans, died Friday, January 4, at the Paoli Health and Living in Paoli, Indiana.

Inez was born May 2, 1925, in Hoopeston, Illinois, the daughter of Leo E. and Lena Maude Martin Gerkin. They preceded her in death.

She was retired from the former First National Bank in Mitchell, Indiana. She was a member of the Bethel Community Church in Orleans.

She leaves behind many friends and church family who loved her.

The funeral will be on Tuesday, January 8, at 7 p.m., at the Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home with Bro. David Conley officiating. Burial will be in the Floral Hill Cemetery, Hoopeston, Illinois, on Wednesday. Friends are invited to visitation on Tuesday, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ochstetrick.net.

January 05, 2013

Chris E. Bridges

July 1, 1964 — Jan. 4, 2013

Chris Edward Bridges, 48, of Mitchell, died at 4:15 a.m. on Friday at Indiana University Health Hospice House, Bloomington.

Born July 1, 1964, in Bedford, he was the son of Charles Ronnie Bridges and Edna (Poll) Bridges. He married Wanda Jo Hill on May 13, 1995, and she survives.

He had worked at Elliott Stone Compay for six years and then Victor Oolitic Stone Co. for 20 years, retiring in 2011.

He was a graduate of Bedford North Lawrence High School. He had attended Limestone Baptist Church, Bedford; was an avid league bowler and was a hunter, fisherman and softball player.

Surviving are his father, Charles Ronnie Bridges of Bedford; his wife, Wanda Jo Bridges of Mitchell; three sons, Christopher Matthew (Amy) Bridges of Bedford, Andrew Thomas Bridges of Bedford and Ryan Edward Bridges of Greenwood; four daughters, Kaci Renae (Dakota) Burnette of Oolitic; Sierra Ariel Bridges, Hannah Nowell Bridges and Amanda Renee Bridges, all of Mitchell; four grandchildren, Drake, Elijah, Talon and Jade; three brothers, Charles R. Bridges Jr. of Mitchell, David Ray (Lori) Bridges of Texas and Michael Sean (Alice) Bridges of Bedford; his sister, Kim Bridges of Bedford; three special nieces, Stephanie P. Rogers, Kaylee Bridges and Faith Marie Bridges and several other nieces and nephews; and, his mother-in-law, Wanda Spinks of Bedford.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Edna Bridges.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford. Burial will be in Tunnelton Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

Stanley Cobb

Feb. 17, 1935 — Jan. 3, 2013

Stanley Cobb, 77, of Bedford, passed away at 1:57 p.m. on Thursday at Garden Villa in Bedford.

He was born in Bedford on Feb. 17, 1935, to Henry and Ollie (Childers) Cobb, Stanley married Phyllis Ann Sparks on April 7, 1956, and she preceded him in death on May 28, 2000.

Stanley worked as a Railroad Engineer for over 40 years for CSX and Monon Railway; he was a member of the Oolitic VFW Post No. 1686

Survivors include one son, Doug Cobb and his wife Becky of Bedford, two grandchildren, Cassidy Cobb of Bedford and Sean Cobb of Lanesville; one great-grandchild, Hunter Cobb of Bedford; two sisters, Marie Fields of Florida and Maggie Jones of Bedford; and one brother, Claude E. Cobb of Waverly

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Phyllis Ann Cobb; one son, Michael Cobb; and five brothers, Arthur, Perry, Leonard, Matt and Ed Cobb.

Cremation was chosen with burial in Cresthaven Memory Gardens

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Oolitic VFW Post No. 1686

Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

Patricia Bowers

Jan. 10, 1934 — Dec. 19, 2012

Patricia L. Bowers, 78, Rockingham, N.C., formerly of Lawrence County, died Dec. 19, at her home. Funeral services were Dec. 28 at the Watson-King Funeral Home in Rockingham. Burial was in Richmond County Memorial Park.

Memorials: American Diabetes Association

January 04, 2013

Kenneth Barrett

March 30, 1956 — Jan. 2, 2013

Kenneth Barrett, 56, of Williams, died at 6:23 p.m. on Wednesday at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.

Born March 30, 1956, in Detroit, Mich., he was the son of Kenneth L. Barrett and Elizabeth Rodriquez. He married Sharon Francisco on May 20, 1976, and she survives. He was a registered nurse and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon, of Williams; his father, Kenneth L. Barrett of Williams; his mother, Elizabeth Rodriquez and husband Jesse of Taylor, Mich.; four sons, Joshua (Lauren) Barrett of Williams, Jason (Laura) Barrett and Nathan Barrett all of Bloomington, and Matthew Barrett of New York, N.Y.; and nine grandchildren, Xavier, Braxton, Alexzania, Xaven, Emily, Abigail, Kenzie, Lex and Liam.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Monday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Leonard Sankey officiating. A private burial will follow.

Visitation will be from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday at the mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to Hoosier Uplands Hospice.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Kenneth at www.daycarter.com.

Lewis D. Tuell

June 2, 1943 — Dec. 26, 2012

Lewis Dale Tuell, 69, Dale, died Dec. 26 at Professional Care Rehabilitation in Dale. Private family services were held and cremation followed. Cresthaven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mary L. Roll

Mary L. Roll, 59, of Maple Falls, Wash., formerly of Bedford, died Dec. 29 in Bellingham, Wash. Arrangements are pending with Sigs Funeral Home.

January 03, 2013

Ellen Davidson

Dec. 23, 1924 — Jan. 2, 2013

Ellen Davidson, 88, of Bedford, passed away on Wednesday at Mitchell Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation.

She was born Dec. 23, 1924, in Barborsville, Ky., to Henry and Martha (Helton) Cobb, Ellen married John Davidson on March 23, 1943, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 6, 2007.

Ellen was a homemaker and attended the Church of God in Bedford.

Survivors include two sons, William Dallas Davidson of Bedford and John M. “Marty” Davidson and wife Sherry of Bedford; one brother, Marvin Cobb of Owenton, Ky.; her grandchildren, Ginger Ratcliff, Jill Rogers, Shelly Patton-Conard, Bridget Roach and Brandon Davidson; her great-grandchildren, Neil and Stuart Ratcliff, Tabin Breedlove, Taybre Grace Johnson, Allie Deckard and John Austin Horner; and one son-in-law, Fred “Butch” Patton of Bedford.

Ellen was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters; three brothers; one daughter, Flossie Davidson Patton; and one daughter-in-law, Karen Davidson.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday at Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service at 1 p.m. on Saturday.

Roy L. Hedrick

Roy L. Hedrick, 74, Mitchell, died at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Waterman Hospital in Tavares, Fla.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date by Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

January 02, 2013

Gene F. Baker

Feb. 12, 1921 — Jan. 1, 2013

Gene F. Baker, 91, of Bedford, died at 3:12 a.m. on Tuesday at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.

Born Feb. 12, 1921, in Washington County, he was the son of John Ora and Flavia (Flemming) Baker. He married Barbara Jean Webb on May 29, 1954, and she preceded him in death on June 28, 2002.

He was a laborer for Robertson Feeds and a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the medical corps.

He was a member of Dive Christian Church, Gillen Post No. 33 American Legion and V.F.W.

Survivors include two sons, William Gene Baker of Bloomington and Steve Aronson of Bedford; four daughters, Vicky Lynn Beedie and Linda Kay Breedlove, both of Bedford, Janet Carter of Heltonville and Sandra Butler of Orleans; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and two brothers, Basil and Nelson.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Friday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Johnny Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Dive Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday at the mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Gene at www.daycarter.com.

Emma J. Kern Ira

Aug. 11, 1934 — Dec. 30, 2012

Emma Jane Kern Ira, 78, of Bloomington, passed away Sunday at Garden Villa.

She was born in Avoca in Lawrence County on Aug. 11, 1934, to Charles and Mary Birdie Taylor Kern. Emma spent her teen years working in the family home, preparing meals, doing housework and caring for her siblings after the illness of her mother.

Before marriage, Emma worked at Sarkes-Tarzian. Before retirement, she worked at Hills Department Store, Dollar Tree, and Sears Department Store.

Emma loved tending to her flowers and making delicious meals. She loved going on long walks.

But most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family. She was a loving mother, grandmother, daughter and sister.

Emma married Harold Lee Ira in October 1954, and devoted her time to raising her son, three daughters and supporting the interests of her six grandsons, and great-grandson.

Emma leaves behind her daughters, Melissa Ira of Bloomington, Amy Ira and her partner Barbara Ralls of Bloomington, and Carla (Mark) Cowden of Ellettsville; a son, Rodney (Joy) Ira of Bloomington; six grandsons, Matthew (Echo) Ira of Tulsa, Okla., Shane (Rachel) Ira of Bloomington, Jeffery Cowden of San Diego, Calif., Jason Cowden of Ellettsville, Michael Cowden of Washington, D.C., and Adam Ira, of Indianapolis, and a great-grandson, Anthony Joseph (A.J.) Ira of Bloomington. She is also survived by sisters, Jean Sickman of Stendal and Rosie Bihler of Alameda, Calif.; a brother, Kenny Kern of Bedford; and many nieces and nephews.

Emma was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, David and Paul Kern; sisters, Ruby Burns, Eula Gardner and Naomi “Nemie” Stone; and her former husband, Harold, in 1998. Her beloved dog, Snickers, passed away on Dec. 26.

Funeral service for Emma will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third St., Bloomington. Entombment will follow at Valhalla Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral chapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.pdcfuneralchapel.com.

Paula J. Adcock

June 2, 1957 — Dec. 30, 2012

Paula Jean Adcock, 55, Williams, died at 9:26 a.m. on Sunday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m. on Friday at Dive Cemetery. Burial will follow. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday at Day & Carter Mortuary.

Memorials: Adcock Family.

Billy C. Taggart

Nov. 15, 1927 — Jan. 1, 2013

Billy C. Taggart, 85, French Lick, formerly of Orleans, died Tuesday at Paoli Health and Living Center.

Bill was born Nov. 15, 1927, in Paoli, the son of Elbert and Lena (Buchanan) Taggart. He married Margie R. Riester and she preceded him in death on Jan. 23, 2010.

He was employed at Kimball International before retiring in 1993.

He was a member of the Syria Christian Church, the Orleans Kiwanis Club, the Orange County Geology Association, the child abuse council and was a Republican Precinct Councilman.

He is survived by his three daughters and their husbands, Phyllis and Tom Pickens of Tipton, Mo., Donna and David Galloway of French Lick, and Sharon and John Cogwell of Mitchell; 13 grandchildren, Anika Gatrell, Teresa Kemper, Andrea Albin, Dawn Key, Danielle Crowder, DaLynn Burton, David Aaron Galloway, Darin Galloway, Damon Galloway, Derek Galloway, Danessa Galloway, Jonathan Cogwell and Stephanie Cogwell; 23 great-grandchildren, Emma Gatrell, Grayson Gatrell, Raina Gatrell, Samuel Kemper, Jackson Kemper, Benjamin Kemper, Lydia Kemper, Avery Albin, Connor Albin, Lilah Albin, Harrison Albin, Trent Key, Miranda Key, Jacob Crowder, Natalie Crowder, KatLynn Burton, Matthew Burton, Andrew Galloway, Alayna Galloway, Austin Galloway, Mariah Heckard, Chase Heckard and Brayden Cogwell.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Syria Christian with Brother Jimmie Johnson and Brother Kevin Key officiating. Burial will follow in the Syria Christian Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. on Friday at Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home.

The family requests memorials to Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ochstetrick.net.

January 01, 2013

Raymond C. Spear

Feb. 18, 1931 — Dec. 30, 2012

Raymond Clayton Spear, 81, of Bedford, passed away at 11:05 a.m. on Sunday at Indiana University Health in Bedford.

Raymond was born on Feb. 18, 1931, in Corning, New York to Theodore and Lydia (Sparks) Spear, he married Susanne Swick on Nov. 14, 1953, in Niagara Falls, New York and she survives.

Raymond was an U.S. Army Veteran serving from 1953-1956, he retired from General Motors in 1993, he was in the Personal Department.

Raymond was an Eagle Scout and attended Riverside Presbyterian Church in New York and First Presbyterian Church in Bedford.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Susanne Spear of Bedford; children, Barry Spear and wife Pamela of Sevierville, Tenn., Brett Spear and his wife Martha Peterson of Lexington, Ky., and Betsey Makximenko and husband Victor of Bedford; seven grandchildren, Andrew Spear, Taryn Spear Claypool, Sara Hackett, Garrett Spear, Tyler Spear, Alex Makximenko, and Tessa Makximenko; three great-grandsons, Jackson and Cole Spear, and Samuel Claypool.

Raymond was preceded in death by his parents; one sister Sylvia Statton; and one son, Thomas Spear

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday at Cresthaven Funeral Home. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

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