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Obituaries — January 2016

Updated: Jan 16, 2023


January 31, 2016 No local obituaries reported January 30, 2016 James E. Johnson Sr.

April 14, 1947 — Jan. 28, 2016

James E. Johnson Sr., 68, of Bedford, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at his residence.

Born April 14, 1947, in Bedford, he was the son of Howard J. and Alma (Fines) Johnson. He retired as a truck driver and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was of the Christian faith.

He was a loving father, grandfather and a friend to all who knew him.

Survivors include his children, James E. Johnson Jr. of Anderson, Trina Nickerson and husband Russ, of Springville, Joshua Johnson and wife Alicia, of Bedford, Brian Johnson and fiancé Kristin of Oolitic and Anthony Johnson of Oolitic; grandchildren, Tyler Dees, Cody Nickerson, Sierra Nickerson, Logan Johnson, Lilly Johnson, Jade Stalker and Tatiana Stalker; great-grandchild, Alexander Dees; siblings, Kay Milligan of Baltimore, Md., Gilbert Johnson of Mitchell, Debbie Knoll of Greenwood, Brenda Johnson of Greenwood and Judy Nichols of Enid, Okla.

He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Dorothy Allen, Dee Fish, Carol Middleton, Patricia Allen, Raymond Johnson, Russell Johnson and Pete Johnson.

Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Johnny Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Kentucky Blue Ridge Cemetery where military rites will be accorded.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the service on Tuesday, Feb. 2, at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

Michael E. Webster

July 30, 1973 — Jan. 29, 2016

Michael E. Webster, 42, of Bedford, died at 9:40 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born July 30, 1973, in Bartholomew County, he was the son of Dale Webster and Glenda (Frazee) Sowders. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge No. 654. He was a very avid New Orleans Saints and IU basketball fan and enjoyed hunting.

Survivors include his mother, Glenda Sowders and stepfather, Brad Sowders, of Leesville; a brother, Steve Frazee and wife Kem of Evansville; two sisters, Ola Jaggers and husband Eric of Bedford and Julie Rutan and husband Ryan of Columbus; a stepbrother, Mark Sowders and wife April of Leesville; his fiancé, Tamica Robertson of Bedford; sons, Nathaniel, Jayden, Eli and Tyler; two stepchildren, Stormie and Harley; nieces and nephews, Zach Fulk, Luke Jaggers, Andy Frazee, Madisyn Frazee, and Gage and Kasen Rutan; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral service will be conducted at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 31 in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the service on Sunday, at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

Marvetta K. (Lake) Baker

March 31, 1951 — Jan. 28, 2016

Marvetta K. Baker, 64, of Bedford, died at 11:33 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at her residence.

Born March 31, 1951, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Marie (Watson) Lake. She married Michael Wayne Baker on Dec. 8, 1973; he died on Dec. 27, 1998.

She was a homemaker.

Surviving are six sons, Michael Wayne Baker Jr., Mark Baker, Phillip (Tina) Baker, Dustin Baker and Rocky Baker, all of Bedford, and Micka (Shawna) Baker of Heltonville; one daughter, Pearl (Chris) Craig of Martin County; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; eight sisters, Vera Glasco, Merle Hughes, Caroline Harrison, Jane Sykes, Bonnie Hughes, Karen Trowbridge, Rosella Sons and Diana Hanners; and two brothers, Randy Lake and David Miller.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Donivan Watson.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford. Burial will be in House of Prayer Cemetery in Fayetteville.

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

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

Dollie M. (Drumb) White

Sept. 5, 1925 — Jan. 29, 2016

Dollie M. (Drumb) White, 90, of Bedford, died at 12:37 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, at IU Health Hospital, Bedford.

Born Sept.5, 1925, in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of David and Ida (Turpin) Drumb.

She was a cook and baker at Hospitality House, Bedford and also had worked at Bedford Regional Medical Center, several years. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

Surviving are three daughters, Agnes (Betty) E. Drumb, Sharon Ann Drumb and Karen Frye; one son, Russell F. White; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four brothers; two sisters; her parent; her spouse; two nieces and two nephews.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford, with Deacon Dave Reising officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery.

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

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

Virginia D. (Holt) Earl

Aug. 23, 1933 — Jan. 29, 2016

Virginia D. (Holt) Earl, 82, of Huron, passed away on Jan. 29, 2016, at 2:35 a.m. at the Garden Villa in Bedford. She was born on August 23, 1933, in Martin County, to Eddie and Louise (Johnson) Holt. Virginia married Alfred Lee Earl on Jan. 10, 1950, in Martin County, and he preceded her in death on May 28, 2010.

Virginia was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness in Mitchell. She was a homemaker and enjoyed fishing, hunting, cooking and doting on her grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Nina Woody of Huron, David Earl of Huron, Teresa, and husband Dennis King of Huron and Jerrica and husband Jason Kutche of Huron; grandchildren; Lisa (Cody) Moore, Ronnie Jones Jr., Tina (Mike) Triplett, Jennifer Whalen, Kayla (Mark) Jones, and Daysen Alfred Lee Kutche; 11 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren; brother, Wayne (Sue) Holt; and sisters, Annabelle Blake and Hazel Joann Hall.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Robert E. Holt; sister, Bernice Beacher, and two great-great-grandchildren, Ciera Nicole Moore West and Braxton Boyer.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. Funeral service will be on Tuesday, Feb. 2, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Clark Cemetery in Martin County. Officiating will be Mark Morrow.

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

Viola M. (Boling) Martin

Sept. 11, 1915 — Jan. 28, 2016

Viola M. Martin, 100, of Brownstown, died on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at 9:34 p.m. at Schneck Medical Center.

She was a member of Brownstown Christian Church. She retired from Kieffer Paper Mill.

Mrs. Martin was born on September 11, 1915, in Lawrence County, the daughter of Earl and Delia Baugh Boling. On Jan. 29, 1956, in Brownstown, she married Walter S. Martin.

Survivors include, her children, Thelma Weaver of Brownstown, Dennis Craig of Vallonia, and Ronald Craig of Medora; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, Don, Earl, Harry and Grant Boling; and sisters, Thelma Kohagen, Lucille Frische Casselberry and Helen Helt.

Visitation will be from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday at Johnson Funeral Home and also from 9-10 a.m. on Monday.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Monday at Johnson Funeral Home with Gary Morning officiating. Burial will follow at Vallonia Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given to Brownstown Christian Church or the American Cancer Society.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.Johnsonfh.net.

Troy Moyes

March 5, 1954 — Jan. 28, 2016

Troy Moyes, 61, of Washington, passed away on Jan. 28, 2016, at 6:05 p.m. at his home with his sweetheart by his side after losing a year-long battle with cancer.

He was born March 5, 1954, in Washington, to Carl and Margaret (Miller) Moyes. He was a 1972 Washington High School graduate and a graduate of Vincennes University in 1974.

Troy was Vice-President of Production at Indiana Steel and Engineering. Troy loved the outdoors and was a past chairman and co-chairman for Ducks Unlimited. He was an avid duck and goose hunter as well.

He is survived by his wife, Karen (Wilcox/Armstrong) Moyes, whom he married on Dec. 29, 1991; his daughters, Trina (James) Burton, Angie (Adam) Auvil, both of Indianapolis; a son, Brian (Daisy) Moyes of Washington; as well as step-daughters, Jane (Rick) Seidel and Jennifer Armstrong; a step-son, Joe (Teresa) Armstrong of Washington; a brother, Nelson (Patty) Moyes of Florida; a sister, Jennifer (Tom) Underwood of Washington; and grandchildren, Dylan Seidel, Tyler Seidel, Madison Seidel, Hazel Rodimel, Kennedi Andrews, Reese Armstrong, Kassie Knox, Gage Knox, Hunter Moyes, Ava Auvil, and Emma Auvil.

Preceding Troy in death are his parents, Carl and Margaret (Miller) Moyes.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m.Monday at Ed Lee Mortuary with Yvonne Evans officiating. Internment will follow at New Veale Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to help cover medical expenses to: Troy Moyes Fund, in c/o First Federal Savings Bank of Washiington, 439 South State Road 57, Washington, IN 47501.

Donald Neal McCoy

Donald Neal McCoy, 84, of Bedford, died Friday, Jan. 15. No visitation. Private services were held on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, at Day & Carter Mortuary. Arrangements by Day & Carter Mortuary.

Ryden Hye McDonald

Ryden Hye McDonald, infant, of Springville, died Monday, Jan. 25. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. on Tuesday at Day & Carter Mortuary. No service. Cremation was chosen. Arrangements by Day & Carter Mortuary.

Adelita F. Bleemel

Adelita F. Bleemel, 2, of Shoals, died Wednesday, Jan. 27. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, at Cresthaven Funeral Home. Arrangements by Cresthaven Funeral Home, Bedford.

Michael E. Seidle, M.D.

Michael E. Seidle, M.D., 69, Muncie, a native of Bedford, died Wednesday evening at Ball Memorial Hospital. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 a.m., Monday, Feb. 1, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 2300 W. Jackson St., Muncie. Burial will follow in Elm Ridge Memorial Park, with military rites. Visitaton will be from 2-7 p.m. Sunday at Elm Ridge Funeral Home, 4600 W. Kilgore Avenue, Muncie, and after 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church. January 29, 2016 Harvey 'Cocky' Holmes

Sept. 15, 1925 — Jan. 27, 2016

Harvey "Cocky" Holmes, 90, of Avoca, died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born Sept. 15, 1925, in Bedford, he was the son of Harvey G. and Ada (Turner) Holmes. He married Marian Blackburn on Sept. 18, 1946, and she preceded him in death. He was an installer and repairman for Indiana Bell for 22 years. He later worked for North Lawrence Community School Corporation.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a member of the Crossroads Community Church. He was a member of Gillen Post No. 33 American Legion where he had served as past commander and also a member of the Elks Lodge and VFW Post No. 1686 of Oolitic. He was a former county commissioner and Marshall Township trustee.

Survivors include two sons, J.R. Holmes and wife Martha of Bloomington and Mike Holmes and wife Jeanne of Avoca; two daughters, Debby Ransom and husband Ken of Springville and Jan Kirk and husband Jim of Avoca; seven grandchildren, Jonathan Holmes, Meredith Johnson, Kimberly Hawk, Jennifer Pemberton, Barry Ransom, Missy Simpson and Jessica Dixon; and 17 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a brother, Bill Holmes; and a sister, Sue Byers.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 2, at Crossroads Community Church with Pastor Ken Ransom officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens where military rites will be accorded by members of Gillen Post No. 33 American Legion.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 1 and from 10 a.m. until the hour of service on Tuesday, Feb. 2 at Crossroads Community Church.

Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

Margaret (Pruett) Dunbar Wilfong

Nov. 9, 1928 — Jan. 28, 2016

Margaret (Pruett) Dunbar Wilfong, 87, passed away Thursday morning, Jan. 28, 2016, at the home of her daughter.

Born Nov. 9, 1928, in Bloomington, she was the daughter of Dennis and Ruby (Toliver) Pruett. She married James “Ty” Dunbar with whom she had five children. She later married Hugh F. Wilfong in 1977 and he preceded her in death May 20, 1978.

Margaret retired from Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane in 1995 as an EEOC Specialist. She was a graduate of Huron High School and attended Indiana University. She was a lifelong member of Bonds Chapel United Methodist Church, and longtime member of the Huron WTK Club.

Survivors include her children, Dana (Brenda) Dunbar of Mitchell, Dennis Dunbar of Mitchell, Dwight (Kathy) Dunbar of Mitchell, and Dawn Dunbar (Dee) Duncan of Mitchell; grandchildren, Heather Dunbar (Brian) Parker, Derek Dunbar, Brack (Chris) Briscoe, Brett (Carrie) Briscoe, Amanda (Chris) Blais, Joshua Dunbar, Erin (Nathan) Cheney, Breanne (Josh Blackwell) Hawkins, and Kinsley Duncan; great-grandchildren, Jack and Dane Parker, Jasmine, Jaida, and Jaxyn Blais, Caleb, Luke, Eli, and Nolan Cheney, and Baron Briscoe.

Her parents and daughter, Diana Dunbar Briscoe, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, at Bonds Chapel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Rob Martindale and the Rev.Dwight Dunbar officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from 2-6 p.m. Saturday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center and from 12:30 p.m. until the service on Sunday at the church.

Casketbearers: Derek Dunbar, Brack Briscoe, Brett Briscoe, David "Dee" Duncan, Chris Blais, Nathan Cheney, Brian Parker, Bob Hawkins, Lanny Williams and Alan Wood.

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

James E. Johnson

James E. Johnson, 68, of Bedford, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford. January 28, 2016 Julie Ann Elliott

Sept. 26, 1955 — Jan. 25, 2016

Julie Ann Elliott, 60, of Bedford, died at 1:32 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, at IU Health Hospital, Bedford.

Born Sept. 26, 1955, in Bedford, she was the daughter of James Marion Elliott and Phyllis June (Smith) Elliott.

She was a lifelong member of the Nazarene Church, Bedford; she attended and worked at LARC, Bedford; she loved IU basketball and Bobby Knight; and she loved her uncles Dave and Joe Elliott and the fact that they continued the Christmas parties at LARC started by her father. She had a big heart and was generous to a fault.

Surviving are two brothers, Tim Elliott, Greenwood, and James M. Elliott, Bedford; one sister-in-law, Tracey Capps, Bedford; two nieces, Taylor Elliott, Greenwood and Meredith Elliott, Indianapolis; three great-nieces, Piper Carroll, Greenwood, and Kylie and Lindsey Capps, Bedford.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Stephen Elliott.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford. Burial will be in Beech Grove Cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday, 4-8 p.m., at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to LARC, Bedford.

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

Rhonda Joyce (Hupp) Atkinson

May 26, 1959 — Jan. 24, 2016

Rhonda Joyce Atkinson, 56, passed away Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born May 26, 1959, in Jasper, she was the daughter of Leroy and Eunice Leona (Huntman) Hupp. She married Patrick Lee Atkinson Nov. 12, 2006.

She was employed at the JayC Deli. Rhonda graduated from Mitchell High School in 1977 and was a Girl Scout leader for 22 years. She did the 60 mile Susan G. Komen Three Day Walk. Rhonda was a member and choir director of the Mitchell Presbyterian Church, served on the worship committee, and was a former elder and deacon.

Surviving are her husband, Patrick Lee Atkinson of Mitchell; daughters, Erin (David) Brummett of Mitchell, Ashley (Joao) Stinson of Alexandria; parents, Lee and Eunice Hupp of Mitchell; grandchildren, Abby, Evan, Maddie, and Logan; brothers, Marvin (Janelle) Hupp of Wisconsin, Mark (Lisa) Hupp of Tifton, Ga.; and sister, Dee Hupp-Sanders of Bloomington.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, in the Mitchell Presbyterian Church with Reverend Daniel Watson officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Friday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the church.

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

Claudie Loren Waggoner

Feb. 23, 1926 — Jan. 27, 2016

Claudie Loren Waggoner, 89, of Williams, went to be with his Lord and savior, at 6:45 a.m. on Wednesday Jan. 27, 2016, at the IU Health Hospice House in Bloomington. He was born on Feb. 23, 1926, in Martin County to Ralph and Flossie (Rush) Waggoner.

He was a graduate of Needmore High School and a U.S. Navy Veteran. Claudie retired from NWSC Crane and was a member and Deacon of the Silverville Missionary Baptist Church.

Claudie Loren first married Alice Lucille (Maze) Waggoner and she preceded him in death, he then married Viola (Craig) Osborn Waggoner on June 20, 1973 in Silverville and she survives.

Survivors include his wife, Viola Waggoner of Williams, Children, Walter Eugene (Margaret) Waggoner of Shoals, Donna Sue (Jack) Roberson of Fayetteville, Darla Dixon of Bedford, Butch Osborn of Bedford, and Scott (Dana) Osborn of Bedford, Brothers, Talmadge Waggoner of Springville, Carl (Shirley) Waggoner of Bedford, Opal (Vivian) Waggoner of Bedford, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and extended family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, Alice Lucille Waggoner, brothers, Cletus and Winfred Waggoner.

Graveside service will be held on Friday Jan. 29, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. at Lowder Cemetery in Springville, with military rites by the Bedford American Legion Post No. 33

Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Margaret (Pruett) Wilfong

Margaret (Pruett) Wilfong, 87, of Mitchell, died today. Arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell.

Suzanne F. Manfredi

Suzanne F. Manfredi, 66, of Mitchell, died Monday, Jan. 25. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Friday at Cresthaven Funeral Home. Service is at 4 p.m. Friday. Arrangements by Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford. January 27, 2016 Elden L. Holsapple

April 24, 1937 — Jan. 23, 2016

Elden Lloyd Holsapple passed away at his residence on Jan. 23, 2016, in Bloomington at the age of 78.

He is survived by his wife, Betty; sons, John (Carolyn) of Indianapolis and Aaron (Lynne) of Jefferson City, Mo.; and five grandchildren, Julia (Mrs. Ransford Walker), Kathryn and Cameron Holsapple, and Rachel and Lauren Holsapple. Elden was preceded in death by his son, Scott.

Elden was born on April 24, 1937, in Lawrence County, to Warren and Ethel May (McIntire) Holsapple. In 1954 President Dwight D. Eisenhower presented Elden with the National 4-H Boy Achievement Winner award. He graduated valedictorian of the Mitchell High School Class of 1955. He was a member of Delta Sigma Phi fraternity graduating in 1959 from Purdue University with a BS in Agriculture.

After meeting Betty Archer of Blockton, Iowa, on a blind date they were married on Sept. 23, 1961, and moved to Decatur, where he worked for the farm loan division of Metropolitan Life Insurance. Establishing Holsapple Real Estate in 1963, Elden was self-employed selling, appraising and farming in Kansas and Iowa.

The couple welcomed three sons into their home during their 54 years of marriage. A lifelong member of the independent Christian Church, Elden’s treasures were his faith and his family.

Visitation will be Saturday Jan. 30, from 2-5 p.m. at the Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home, 187 East Jefferson St., Orleans. A funeral is scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 31, at 1:30 p.m. at Fishing Creek Chapel, 752 Bono Road, Mitchell. Burial will follow in Talbott Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be given to Fishing Creek Chapel.

Condolences can be sent to ochstetrick.net. The family thanks Dr. Steven C. Gabrielson of Bloomington and Southern Care Hospice services for their skilled care and compassion.

Rhonda Joyce (Hupp)Atkinson

Rhonda Joyce (Hupp) Atkinson, 56, of Mitchell, died Sunday, Jan. 24. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Friday at Chastain Funeral & Cremation Center. Service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Mitchell Presbyterian Church. Arrangements by Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell. January 26, 2016 Jackie D. ‘Jack’ Day

Aug. 23, 1932 — Jan. 23, 2016

Jack Day, 83, of the Fayetteville Community died on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, at 10:46 a.m. at the IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born Aug. 23, 1932, in Bedford, he was the son of Lloyd and Mary Alice (Ehringer) Day. He married Mable L. Barringer on Dec. 13, 1957, in Bedford, and she survives. He was a Veteran of the United States Army serving in the Korean War. He retired from General Motors in Bedford after 27 years, and was a farmer. He attended the Free Methodist Church in Bedford. Jack was a loving husband, dad, papaw, and set a Christian example for his family and friends.

Survivors include Mable, his wife of 58 years; two sons, Ronnie Day and wife Julie of Williams, and Mark Day and wife Melissa of Heltonville; granddaughters, Nikki Day and fiancé Weston Hawkins of Bloomington, Whitney Fleetwood and husband Jordan of Heltonville, Dena Day of Bedford, Bailey Day of Heltonville, and Jamie Day of Mitchell; great-granddaughter, Adelyn Day of Bedford; great-grandson, Dayton Hawkins of Bloomington; two brothers, Kenny Day and wife Margaret of Bedford, and Larry Day and wife Nancy of Martinsburg, Pa.; one sister, Norma Sue Ball of Bedford; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Mark Duncan and Pastor Ronnie McLain officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens with Military Rites by American Legion Gillen Post No. 33.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday at Day & Carter Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Bertha’s Mission in Bedford.

Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

Ralph H. Cannedy

Oct. 4, 1932 — Jan. 25, 2016

Ralph H. Cannedy Jr., 83, of Bedford, passed away on Monday Jan. 25, 2016, at 6:15 a.m. at his residence.

He was born in Bedford on Oct. 4, 1932, to Ralph H. and Alice (Daniels) Cannedy Sr. Ralph married Mary Jo Farrell on Nov. 11, 1952, in Martinsville and she survives.

Ralph was a 1950 graduate of Bedford High School, and held a MBA from Indiana University, and was an U.S. Air Force veteran serving from 1952-1956, Ralph worked many years as an accountant for many companies including Sears & Roebuck Co.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Jo (Farrell) Cannedy of Bedford; children, Susan Cannedy and husband Chris Klepper, of France, Ralph (Ruth) Cannedy of Mesa, Ariz., and John Cannedy of Oolitic; granddaughter, Amanda Klepper and husband Lindis Chetwynd of Durham, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Rebecca Wineinger.

Cremation was chosen.

Graveside rites will be held on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. at Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford is in charge of arrangements.

Gertrude Eunice (Swartz) Carlson

Dec. 9, 1926 — Jan. 22, 2016

Gertrude Eunice Carlson, 89, passed away Friday evening, Jan. 22, 2016, at the residence of her daughters in Chesterton.

Born Dec. 9, 1926, in Chicago, Ill., she was the daughter of Edwin U. and Clara (Andrews) Swartz. She married Norman James Carlson Dec. 18, 1948, and he preceded her in death Jan. 22, 2003.

Gertrude graduated from Bowen High School in Chicago and attended Trinity University.

She had been employed at U.S. Steel and American Can Company. She also did window displays and advertisements at JCPenney Company, and accounting at Orleans Equipment Company. Gertrude had been a member of Mount Horeb Baptist Church prior to joining Tulip Street Christian Church. She was past president of the Orleans Baptist Association Missionary Society, and a former member of the Mount Horeb Home Economics Club and Gideons International.

Survivors include her children, Linda Carlson of Chesterton, Kathy (Arthur Frederick) Schroeder of Chesterton, and Howard (Margie Lynn) Carlson of Mitchell; 10 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and three step-great-grandchildren; and brother, Edwin R. Swartz of Colorado.

Her parents; husband; children, Carol Lynn Carlson, Gale Ann Carter, and James Norman Carlson; and sisters, Ruth Wilkinson and Bernice Anderson, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Darrin Chastain officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. Thursday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

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

Rhonda (Hupp) Atkinson

Rhonda (Hupp) Atkinson, 56, of Mitchell, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell. January 25, 2016 Sheila S. Waldridge

Oct. 8, 1943 — Jan. 22, 2016

Sheila S. Waldridge, 72, of Paoli, passed away on Jan. 22, 2016 at 9:05 a.m. at her residence surrounded by her family.

She was born on Oct. 8, 1943, in Lee County, Va., the daughter of Henry and Dorothy (Johnson) Cavins.

She loved to sew. Her hobbies were jigsaw puzzles and crossword puzzles.

She is survived by her four sons, Wayne (Robin Sweet) Ray of Orleans, Henry Ray of Bedford, Andy Evans of Orleans, Johnny (Rhonda) Dillard of Orleans; three daughters, Robin Ray of Paoli, Brenda Schofield of Orleans, Janie (Kenneth) McCullough of West Baden Springs; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one brother, Ray Buttery of Orleans; and one sister, Mildred Faye Cross of Paoli.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles Dillard: son, Grover Ray; and one brother, Fred “Tony” Cavins.

The funeral will be on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home in Orleans with Pastor Thomas Bostic officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Orleans.

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

Online condolences may be sent to the family at ochstetrick.net.

William M. ‘Mike’ Stevenson

William M. “Mike” Stevenson, 70, of Springville, died Saturday, Jan. 23. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday with a Masonic service at 7 p.m. at Day & Carter Mortuary. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Arrangements by Day & Carter Mortuary.

Jackie D. ‘Jack’ Day

Jackie D. “Jack” Day, 83, of Williams, died Saturday, Jan. 23. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday at Day & Carter Mortuary. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Arrangements by Day & Carter Mortuary.

Gertrude Eunice (Swartz) Carlson

Gertrude Eunice (Swartz) Carlson, 89, of Mitchell, died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell. January 24, 2016 Jackie ‘Jack’ E. Shiflet

July 30, 1930 — Jan. 20, 2016

Jackie “Jack” E. Shiflet of Bloomington passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at IU Health Bloomington Hospice House at the age of 85. Jack was born in Bloomington on July 30, 1930, to Harold Edwin and Dorothy Mae (Greene) Shiflet. He was married to Barbara Helen “Foxie” (Wright) Shiflet for 65 years.

He served in the Army National Guard, retiring with the rank Command Sergeant Major, after serving for 38 years. Jack worked at RCA as a dispatcher and thoroughly enjoyed working with the truck drivers. He enjoyed collecting and watching sports and was a Hoosier fan all the way. Jack and his brothers refereed high school football games throughout Southern Indiana for over 36 years and he worked the sideline chains for many IU football games. Jack’s family cared for him through his illness, allowing him to stay at home. “To the world you are one person, but to us, you are the world.”

Jack is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Helen “Foxie” (Wright) Shiflet of Bloomington; children, Kevin Shiflet (Martha Smith) of Bloomington, Kimberly Anne Shiflet of Bloomington, and Lisa Shiflet of Bedford; grandchildren, Melissa Honeycutt (Justin), Joshua Shiflet (Melanie), Megan Hendricks (Jeremy) and Emily Olsson; great-grandchildren, Savannah Honeycutt, Vanessa Honeycutt, Kenley Beth Hendricks and Parker Honeycutt; siblings, Don Shiflet, Robert Shiflet (Nancy), Billy Shiflet (Karen), Barbara Butcher (Harold), and Lois Stephens, all of Bloomington; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Harold Shiflet, Jr.

Graveside funeral services will be held at Valhalla Memory Gardens on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, at 11 a.m. with full military honors provided by the Indiana National Guard Honor Guard Team. Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville is assisting with arrangements. Visit chandlerfh.com to share condolences, memories and more with Jack’s family. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Monroe County Humane Society, 3410 S. Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN 47403.

William Stevenson

Aug. 19, 1945 — Jan. 23, 2016

William “Mike” Stevenson, 70, of Springville, died at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 23, 2016, at his residence. Born August 19, 1945, in Indianapolis, IN, he was the son of William Warren and Mary Kathryn (Clements) Stevenson. He married Elaine May on March 19, 1971, in Spencer, IN, and she survives. He was a graduate of Oolitic High School with the class of 1964. He was a member of the Springville Christian Church and the Bedford Masonic Lodge F & AM #14. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, where he was a boiler tech, Mike retired from Bedford North Lawrence High School as a security guard. He was an artist who enjoyed sketching and painting.

Survivors include his wife, Elaine, of Bedford; six children: Kristi Wroblewski and husband, Andy, of Camby, IN, Kim Stipp and husband, Nathan, of Bedford, Darnelle Stevenson of Springville, John Stevenson of Springville, Kathy Groseclose and husband, Bill, of Martinsville, and Scott Martindale and wife, Kelly, of Springville; 12 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, January 26, in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford with Pastor Millard Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Springville Christian Cemetery with military rites accorded by members of the American Legion Gillen Post #33. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, January 25. A Masonic service will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday. The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Springville Volunteer Fire Department, or the Alzheimer’s Association. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

Jackie D. ‘Jack’ Day

Jackie D. “Jack” Day, 83, of Williams, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford. January 23, 2016

John David Alexander

John David Alexander, 61, of Bedford, died Thursday, Jan. 21. Visitation is from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Burton Cemetery. Arrangements by Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. January 22, 2016 Gregory S. Berry (Wykoff Family)

March 13, 1953 — Jan. 21, 2016

Gregory Scott Berry, 62, Bedford passed away, Thursday, January 21, 2016, at 5:30 a.m.

Born March 13, 1953, in Lawrence County he was the son of Robert E. and Edna Mae (Wykoff) Berry.

He worked early in life as a produce manager and also at Sears in Bedford. He was a self-employed painter and an Avon salesman. Later in his life he was a loving and devoted caregiver.

He was a graduate of Shawswick High School and a member of Leatherwood Christian Church.

His hobbies were cooking and taking pictures. He loved music and being with his family.

Gregory bravely fought a battle with lung cancer. He was able to fulfill his “bucket list” with the help from family, friends, and cousins, Terri and Linda by going to Graceland and Opryland, in Tennessee.

Survivors include a sister, Joan Fuller (Paul) Mitchell of Bedford; nephew, Tyrus S. (Deedra) Mathews; niece, Tracy Mathews Tincher; great-nephews, Jarrid W. (Elizabeth) Mathews, Justin D. Mathews, Evan W. (Maurica) Folk, Levi M. Stidam and Braxton W. Folk; great-niece; Maebree M. Tincher all of Bedford; and numerous cousins, aunts and uncles that were more like brothers and sisters to him.

He was preceded in death by his parents; maternal grandparents, Dudley E. and Avis (Taylor) Wykoff; his beloved great-grandmother, Fern Taylor; and paternal grandparents, Clara (Lerch) and Nyman Wykoff.

Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, January 23, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home; funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Sunday, January 24, with Brother Travis Bailey officiating with a reading from Cary Wykoff.

Pallbearers and Honorary Pallbearers: Mickey Keith, Robert Wykoff Jr., Tyrus Mathews, Levi Stidam, Michael Bailey, Roger Wykoff, Cary Wykoff, Dudley Wykoff Jr, Michael Wykoff, Jarrid Mathews, Justin Mathews, and Evan Folk.

The family suggests memorial contributions be given to Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services, Phi Beta Psi Sorority, Bedford or Mitchell.

Burial will be at Green Hill Cemetery, Bedford.

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

Kenneth D. ‘Kenny’ Richardson

March 10, 1945 — Jan. 19, 2016

Kenneth “Kenny” D. Richardson, 70, of Bedford, passed away at 6:55 p.m. on Tuesday, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born March 10, 1945, in Bedford, he was the son of Kenneth L. Richardson and Dodie (Jones) Kimbrel.

He attended Bethel Country Church. He worked at Elliott Stone Company and Roberts Brass in Mitchell.

Kenneth was a member of the Senior Citizens of Mitchell.

Surviving are three sisters, Ramona K. Sowders, Barbara (Cecil) York, and Rebecca (Kevin) McCluskey; one brother, Terry L. (Pamela) Kimbrel; stepdaughter, Tammy Slinkard; stepson, Terry Slinkard; several step-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers in infancy.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 23, 2016, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with Jeff Tillett officiating. Burial will be in Dive Cemetery.

Friends may call on Saturday, 10 a.m. until the service at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

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

Fred Lyons

Fred Lyons, 79, of Springville, died Thursday, Jan. 21. No public vistiation. Memorial service will be at a later date. Arrangements by Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield. January 21, 2016 Pauline F. (Fowler) White

Jan. 1, 1960 — Jan. 18, 2016

Pauline F. White, 56, of Bedford, passed away on Monday Jan. 18, 2016, at 1:49 a.m. at St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital in Indianapolis.

She was born on Jan. 1, 1960, in Dearborn, Mich., to Leo and Betty (Tinsley) Fowler. Pauline married Phillip D. White on Feb. 23, 1976, in Lawrenceburg, Ill., and he survives.

Pauline had worked as a cook at the Hospitality House Nursing Home in Bedford, she attended BNL High School and was a member of the Southland Church of Christ. Pauline loved to read the Bible and crochet, and she was loved by all.

Survivors include her husband, Phillip D. White of Bedford; brother, Carl V. Fowler; sisters, Nancy Jean Fowler and Gloria Franklin; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial service will be held at noon on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, at Southland Church of Christ, 2201 26th St. in Bedford. Family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until service time on Saturday.

Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

William E. ‘Bill’ Carmichael

Jan. 25, 1929 — Jan. 17, 2016

William E. “Bill” Carmichael, son of the late Ralph and Millie Marsey Carmichael, was born in Bedford on Jan. 25, 1929, and he departed this life on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016 at Jean Waddle Hospice Care Center having attained the age of 86.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Jo Withers Randall Carmichael. Other survivors include; three children, William (and Sandy) Carmichael of Brownsburg, James (and Susie) Carmichael of Indianapolis, and Cathi (and Don) Harmon also of Indianapolis; three stepchildren, Richard Randall of Somerset, Ky., Clifford (and Gerrye) Randall of Somerset, Ky., and Janice (and Frank) Tridico of Madisonville, La.; 13 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.

Other than his parents; Mr. Carmichael was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Carmichael.

He served as a Lieutenant during the Korean War with the United States Army. He worked in sales, marketing and management throughout his career. He was retired from the family business, Black Lumber Companies of Indiana.

No funeral service will be held, family request expressions of sympathy take the form of contribution to Hospice of Lake Cumberland or any charity beneficial to veterans.

Condolences for the family can be made online at www.pulaskifuneralhome.com.

John O. Alexander

John O. Alexander, 61, of Bedford, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell.

Gregory Berry (Wykoff)

Gregory Berry (Wykoff), 62, of Bedford, died today. Arrangements are pending at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford. January 20, 2016 Gerald L. Knight Sr.

April 22, 1939 — Jan. 18, 2016

Gerald L. Knight Sr., 76, of Bedford, went home to be with his Lord and Savior at 9:55 a.m. on Monday, January 18, 2016 at his residence surrounded by his loved ones.

Born April 22, 1939, in Mitchell, he was the son of Otis L. and Frances (Ray) Knight. He married Lois A. Nelms on May 2, 1957, and she preceded him in death.

He was a heavy equipment operator (E03) and member of Local No. 1393. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving from 1956 to 1959. He was a member of the Campbellsburg Baptist Church and the National Rifle Association. He had his own country music band for most of his life and was gifted with a heavenly voice. He had a life-long passion for hunting and fishing.

Survivors include children, Selina Prince and husband Jimmy of Decatur, Ala., Tammy Puterbaugh of Bloomington, Teresa Quigley and husband Jon of Winter Haven, Fla., Sandra Wever and husband Kent of Bedford, Sherry Davidson and husband Marty of Bedford, Gerald L. Knight Jr. and wife Nancy of Cloverdale, and Melissa Burns and husband Mark of Lakewood Ranch, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; nine step-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Sheila Knight of Orleans.

He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; a sister and two brothers.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 21, in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Jonathan Quigley officiating. Burial will follow in the Mitchell Cemetery where military rites will be accorded by members of Gillen Post No. 33 American Legion. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the service on Thursday, January 21, at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

Kerry Laine Damron

May 28, 1959 — Jan. 17, 2016

Kerry Laine Damron, 56, passed away Sunday morning, January 17, 2016, at his residence. Born May 28, 1959, in Bedford, he was the son of Emma Darlene (Damron) Williams. Kerry was a 1979 graduate of Mitchell High School and a former employee of Steeltech Industrial Fabricating. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors include his mother, Darlene Williams of Mitchell; sister, Sonja (James) Mills of Mitchell; aunt, Leilani (Duane) Mosier of Bedford; and niece, Hanna Nicole Mills of Mitchell.

His grandparents; uncle; and three aunts preceded him in death.

Cremation was chosen.

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

Wilma Jean (Mitchell) Skeen

Dec. 11, 1934 — Jan. 18, 2016

Wilma Jean Skeen, 81, passed away Monday morning, January 18, 2016, at her residence.

Born December 11, 1934, in Hancock County, Tenn., she was the daughter of Luther and Lillie (Lawson) Mitchell. She married Jimmy Franklin Skeen June 19, 1954.

Wilma had been a bookkeeper at Middleton Motors and Chase Chevrolet, and most recently worked at Sam’s Club. She was a member of the Orleans Christian Church.

Survivors include her husband, Jim Skeen of Orleans; children, Cynthia Jane (Greg) Terry of Bedford, and Jimmy Dean (Sherry) Skeen of Greenwood; grandchildren, Jeremiah (Destiny) Skeen of Bedford, Jesse Skeen of Orleans, and Ashley Willard of Evansville; great-grandchildren, Madden, Lexington, and Bristol; sister, Pauline Sheeks of Greenwood; brother, Hugh Paul Mitchell of Bedford; and special family member, Dale (Denise) Maple of Bedford.

Her parents and brother, William Jack Mitchell, preceded her in death.

Cremation was chosen. Burial will be at a later date in Mount Pleasant Baptist Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com. January 19, 2016 Edgar Thomas Jones

Oct. 20, 1941 — Jan. 17, 2016

Edgar was born October 20, 1941, in Springville. He passed away January 17, 2016, after battling cancer for two and one half years. Tom was born to Oscar E. and Helen G. (Flynn) Jones. He married Susie M. (Boston) Jones on July 1, 1961, in Monticello, Ky.

He attended Springville Pentecostal Mission Church.

Tom worked as a truck driver for Jefferson Trucking out of Shoals. He retired in 2000. He earned an award for driving 1,000,000 miles, accident free which he was really proud of receiving. He loved fishing, camping, mushroom hunting and cutting wood.

Surviving is his wife of 54 years, Susie; a daughter, Vicki Martindale of Bloomington; a son, Thomas Dean Jones of Springville; four grandchildren, T.J. Martindale of Chicago, Cinnamon Martindale of Bloomington, Nicholas Douglas and Nathan Douglas of Bloomington; five great-grandchildren, Jacob and Joshua of Chicago, Malik, and Shaylynn and Skylar of Bloomington; three brothers, Lonnie (Barbara) Jones of Bedford, Jimmie (Susie) Jones of Bartlettsville and Rickie (Mona) Jones of Kirksville; three sisters-in-law, Mary Keith of Monticello, Ky., Irene Key of Indianapolis and Dorothy Collins of Orlando, Fla.; a brother-in-law, J.R. Boston (Carol) of Monticello, Ky.; aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Eddie Jones; two sisters-in-law, Kay (Conner) Jones and Judy (Crum) Jones; one niece and three nephews.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 21, in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Brother Wendell Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in Lowder Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Wednesday, January 20, and from 10 a.m. until the service on Thursday, January 21, at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

Marjorie (Scharf) Anderson

June 9, 1926 — Jan. 15, 2016

Marjorie (Scharf) Anderson, 89, of Brazil, passed away peacefully on January 15, 2016, at her home.

Marge was born June 9, 1926, in Brazil, the daughter of the late Will and Nora Mae (Siegelin) Scharf. She graduated from Brazil High School in 1944. Marge married the love of her life Wayne Robert Anderson on April 24, 1948. He preceded her in passing on March 10, 2002, after almost 54 years of marriage.

Marge had worked as a secretary and administrative assistant in various locations including the First Presbyterian Church in Brazil, Bedford Junior High School, and the Bedford Medical Center and Foundation.

She served as an elder at the First Presbyterian Church in Brazil and Bedford and was a former member of the Brazil and Bedford Red Hat Society. Marge was an active volunteer throughout her retirement. She enjoyed listening to the Brazil Concert Band on Sunday evenings, traveling, reading, painting, making porcelain dolls, and spending time with family and friends.

In addition to her husband and parents; she was preceded in death by her grandson, Ryan Short; siblings, Robert Scharf, Mazo Scharf Modesitt, Carl Scharf, Edna Scharf Hart, and Pauline Scharf Wyndham Wise.

She is survived by her children, Gary Anderson (Katherine) of Chelmsford, Mass., Linda Anderson Short Yuhas (Michael) of Byron Center, Mich.; grandchildren, Brad (Melissa) Short and Brian Anderson; great-grandchildren, Kayla Short, Thomas Short and Jake Short; and several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Services will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at Lawson-Miller Chapel in Brazil with Pastor Gary Scroggins officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday at 4pm until time of the service at the funeral home.

Another visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at the Bedford First Presbyterian Church, 1504 L Street, Bedford, IN 47421, from noon until 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Green Hill Cemetery in Bedford.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Brazil First Presbyterian Church, 210 N Walnut St, Brazil, IN 47834, or Brazil Concert Band in care of Matthew Huber, 8924 N Kennedy’s Crossing, Brazil, IN 47834.

Visit www.lawson-millerchapel.com to leave a note of condolence.

Debra S. Stailey

Debra S. Stailey, 53, of Mitchell, died Saturday, Jan. 16. Cremation with no services was chosen. Arrangements by Cresthaven Funeral Home, Bedford.

Gerald L. Knight

Gerald L. Knight, 76, of Bedford, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford. January 18, 2016 Donna (McCauley) Cassidy

Memorial services for Donna (McCauley) Cassidy, 64, of Bedford, who died Jan. 14, will be at a later date at Bryantsville Cemetery. Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford is in charge of arrangements.

Edgar Tom Jones

Edgar Tom Jones, 74, of Springville, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford.

Kerry Damron

Kerry Damron, 56, of Mitchell, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell. January 17, 2016 Marjorie Rose (Nikirk) Henderson

May 10, 1933 — Jan. 15, 2016

Marjorie Rose Henderson, 82, of Bedford, died at 1:40 a.m. on Friday, January 15, 2016, at her residence in Bloomington.

Born May 10, 1933, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of John Felix and Lelah (Harvey) Nikirk.

She married Wilbur Henderson, and he preceded her in death.

She had worked at W.F. Fine & Sons, Fabricast, Sarkes Tarzian and RCA. She moved to California, where she was an office manager for Morgan Drive Away, a mobile home moving business, for twenty-seven years.

She was a member of the Highland Faith Assembly of God.

Survivors include three sons, Dale Hall and wife, Ann, and Eddie Henderson and wife, Vicki, all of Bloomington, Terry Henderson and wife, Tammy, of Bedford; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Lois Andis of Denver, CO, Warnetta Kirkman and husband, Junior, of Oolitic, Dana O’Neal, Bonnie Noblett and husband, Chuck, all of Bedford; three brothers, Delvin Nikirk and wife, Jeanette, of Oolitic, Danny Nikirk and wife, Sharon, of Bedford and Marshall Nikirk and wife, Betty, of Paducah, KY; and a brother-in-law, Joe Roberts of Needmore.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three sisters, Wilma Henderson, Bea Buher and Wanda Roberts; and a brother-in-law, Billy O’Neal.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, January 19, in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Bruce Roberts and Brent O’Neal officiating. Burial will follow in Hilltop Cemetery in Avoca.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. on Monday, January 18, at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

Margaret E. Sparks

Jan. 29, 1920 — Jan. 15, 2016

Margaret E. Sparks, 95, of Ellettsville, passed away Friday, January 15, 2016, at Monroe Hospital, surrounded by her family. Born January 29, 1920, in Heltonville, she was the daughter of the late James and Bertran “Tranny” (Bartlett) Todd.

Margaret was employed at the Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center, later retiring from RCA after 35 years as an assembler. She was a member of the Heltonville Christian Church.

Margaret was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed sewing, reading, gardening and watching IU basketball games.

Survivors include three daughters, Brenda Hawkins (Bob), Barbara “B” Lehman (Charlie), all of Ellettsville, and Beverly Hastings (Brent) of Greenwood; seven grandchildren, Kyle Lehman, Annette Jeffers, Debra Bailey, Cynthia Oliver, Kelly Rumple, Todd Elkins and Lori Hastings; 10 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Shirley Bouher.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Sparks, (2000); one son, Carl Rumple; daughter-in-law, Judy Rumple; two brothers, Mack and Opal Todd; two sisters, Ola Jones and Roberta Boyd.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, January 18, 2016, at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third St. in Bloomington. Pastor Clifton Sparks will preside.

Visitation will be from noon until service time on Monday. Burial will be at Gilgal Cemetery in Lawrence County.

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Hearthstone Health Campus and Monroe Hospital for their kindness, care and professionalism.

Memories of Margaret and condolences may be made to the family at www.thefuneralchapel.com.

Suzanne Cazee

Mar. 23, 1945 — Jan. 10, 2016

Suzanne Cazee, 70, of Bloomington, passed away on January 10, 2016, at 8 a.m. at her daughter’s residence.

She was born in Detroit, Michigan, on March 23, 1945, to Bill and Edith (Grubb) Luallen.

She was formerly married to Ken Cazee, and he preceded her in death.

She is survived by a daughter, Stephanie Grace and Ron Bridges of Oolitic; three grandchildren, J. Tyler (Alyssa) Grace of Bedford, J. Cory (Bree) Grace of Bedford and Stevie D. Grace of Oolitic; six great-grandchildren, Gavyn Grace, Isabella Grace, Maddox Grace, Max Grace, Logyn Grace and Addison Judah; step-brother, Bill (Shantel) Luallen of Bedford.

Suzanne was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Richard Luallen; and former husband, Ken Cazee.

Cremation with no services was chosen.

Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. January 16, 2016 Regenia (Brown) Stroud

April 1, 1929 — Jan. 14, 2016

Regenia Stroud, 86, passed away Thursday evening, Jan. 14, 2016, at Mitchell Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born April 1, 1929, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Oatley Ray and Ruth (Wagner) Brown. Regenia was a beautician and a former director of L.O.W. She attended the First Assembly of God in Bedford and was a 1947 graduate of Mitchell High School.

Survivors include her children, Allison Dee Goble of Ogilville, Margaret Ruth Scharbrough of San Antonio, Texas, John R. Stroud of Bedford, and Craig A. Stroud of Mitchell; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; sisters, Ollie (Dean) Jackson of Columbus, Ellen (Jerry) George of Bedford, and Edna Rainey of Bedford; sisters-in-law, Carole Brown of Bedford, and Wiletta Brown of Bloomfield.

Her parents; daughter; Regina A. Briscoe; brothers, Roy Brown, Charles Brown, Warren Brown and Kenneth Brown; and sister, Montzella Lawson, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor William McKee and Pastor Steve Terry officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. Monday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial Gifts: Kids First Program at the First Assembly of God in Bedford.

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

Marjorie Rose Henderson

Marjorie Rose Henderson, 82, of Bedford, died Friday, Jan. 15. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Monday at Day & Carter Mortuary. Service will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at the mortuary. Arrangements by Day & Carter Mortuary. January 15, 2016 Robert Dean Hoggatt

March 3, 1943 — Jan. 9, 2016

Robert Dean Hoggatt, 72, formerly of Mitchell, passed away Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, in Bradenton, Fla. Born March 3, 1943, he was the son of Lawrence and Evelyn (Scott) Hoggatt.

Dean was a graduate of Mitchell High School, class of 1961. He was a veteran of the United States Army National Guard.

Survivors include his wife, Christy Prush Hoggatt of Bradenton; son Brian Hoggatt; daughters, Bridget Hoggatt and Erica Liner; and grandchildren, Kaleb Hoggatt and Savannah Hoggatt.

Cremation was chosen with a private service to be at a later date.

Marjorie R. Henderson

Marjorie Rose Henderson, 82, of Bedford, died today. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford.

Regenia (Brown) Stroud

Regenia (Brown) Stroud, of Mitchell, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell. January 14, 2016 Elizabeth M. Harris

Jan. 16, 1933 — Jan. 12, 2016

Elizabeth M. Harris, 82, of Bedford, died at 3:39 a.m. Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation, Bedford.

Born January 16, 1933, in Oneida, Tenn., she was the daughter of Will J. and Nora “Ellen” (Burke) Miller.

She married Raymond Harris on August 30, 1960; he died December 15, 2000.

Elizabeth had worked at RCA in both Marion and Indianapolis. She attended First Baptist Church, Bedford, and was a member of Black Oak Baptist Church, Oneida, Tenn.; she also attended the Bedford Senior Citizens Center.

Surviving are one daughter, Gina (B.J.) Harmon, Bedford; one granddaughter, Jaylyn Harmon; three sisters, Eva Payne, Lorene Phillips and Juanita Perry; one brother Lillard (Dorla) Miller; and one sister-in-law, Louise Milller, all of Tennessee; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sisters, Laura Boyatt and Hester Kidd; and one brother, Lenord Miller.

Funeral service will be at 8 p.m. Friday, January 15, 2016, at West-Murley Funeral Home, Oneida, Tenn. Burial will be in Miller Family Cemetery, Oneida.

Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home.

Harold E. ‘Sonny’ Farrell

March 23, 1946 — Oct. 22, 2015

Harold E. “Sonny” Farrell, 69, of Bedford passed away on October 22, 2015 at Garden Villa in Bedford.

He was born on March 23, 1946, in Bedford to Paul and Marie (Anderson) Farrell. Sonny was a graduate of Bedford High School and was an U.S. Army Veteran serving in the 58th Engineer Company. He was retired from the City of Bedford Water Filtration Plant.

Sonny married Sherry (Raines) Farrell on September 7, 2010, and she preceded him in death on April 14, 2013.

Survivors include his children, Paul Matthew Farrell of Bedford, and Chance Farrell and Regina Telinde, both of Colorado; brother, Paul J. (Norma) Farrell of Bedford; grandchildren, Daniel, Macayla, Josephine, and Sidney; and several nieces and nephews.

Celebration of Sonny’s life will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday January 16, 2016, at Cresthaven Funeral Home with Brother Larry Dalton, officiating. Military rites by the Bedford American Legion Post No. 33. Burial will be at a later date in Beech Grove Cemetery.

Friends will be received from 9 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Legion Post No. 33.

Kenneth Ray Young

Jan. 4, 1938 — Jan. 13, 2016

Kenneth Ray Young, 78, of Norman, died at 7:50 a.m. on Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at his residence.

Born January 4, 1938, in Illinois, he was the son of Ray and Esther (Collins) Young. He married Glenda Butler on June 20, 1958 and she survives. He retired from the die cast unit at General Motors after 28 years. He was a member of the Oolitic Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include his wife, Glenda, of Norman; three children, Berry Young, Marty Young and wife Sandy, and David Young, all of Norman; six grandchildren, Jennifer Baum and husband Chad, Marty Glenn Young Jr., Ryan Young, Kenneth Young, Devon Young and Josie Young; four great-grandchildren, Coleton, Claire, Cosbee and Oakley; two sisters, Darlene Silence of Medway, Ohio and Virginia Helton of Medora; and one brother, Paul Young, of Seymour.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Ralph, Robert and Charles.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 16, at the Oolitic Pentecostal Church with Marty Speer officiating. Burial will follow in Guthrie Creek Primitive Baptist Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Friday, January 15 at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from 11 a.m. until the service on Saturday, January 16 at the Oolitic Pentecostal Church.

Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

Owen Dale Stickles

Feb. 16, 1928 — Jan. 4, 2016

Owen Dale Stickles, 87, of Chino Hills, Calif., formerly of Columbus, died Monday, January 4, 2016 in California.

Born February 16, 1928, in Bedford, he was the son of George and Mary (Smale) Stickles. He married Ruth E. Luttrell on September 2, 1945, and she preceded him in death on April 11, 1992. He was a high school graduate. He started his military career in the U.S. Navy during World War II; he then served in the U.S. Airforce during the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He retired from the U.S. Air Force and Air Force Reserve after 37 1/2 years of service as a Chief Master Sergeant. He flew with the 71st Special Operations Squadron.

He received the distinguished Flying Cross, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal w/80LC, Combat Readiness Medal w/30LC, AF Good Conduct Medal w/50LC, WW II Victory Medal, Occupation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Viet Nam Service Medal w/2BSS, Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Award, NCO Professional Military Education Graduate Ribbon w/10LC, Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon, RVN Campaign Medal, AF Longevity Service Award Ribbon w/30LC, Armed Forces Reserve Medal.

He was a member of Garden City Church of Christ in Columbus, a member of the American Legion Post in Edinburgh, where he had served as past commander and member of the Air Force Association. After retiring, he volunteered at Hospice of South Central Indiana for 20 years.

Survivors include five grandchildren, Amy (Rick) Malson of Seymour, Michael Stickles Jr. of Florida, Susanne (Patrick) Meyer of California, Katrina Smith of Texas and Lyndzee Stickles of Kokomo; eight great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Carol Taylor of Bedford; and a daughter-in-law, Sara Stickles, of Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; three sons, Owen Dale Stickles II, Michael D. Stickles and Jerry A. Stickles; a daughter, Judith Ann Stickles; one brother, Ralph Stickles; and a companion, Cris Howard of Columbus.

Funeral service will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 16, at the Garden City Church of Christ, Columbus with Pastor Brian Gilroy officiating. A committal service will take place at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Beech Grove Cemetery in Bedford with military rites by members of the Edinburgh American Legion Color Guard.

Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until the hour of service on Saturday at the Garden City Church of Christ in Columbus.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or Hospice of South Central Indiana at 2626 East 17th Street, Columbus, IN 47201 or 1-800-841-4938 ext. 8000.

Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

Jeffery Lyn Schrader

Jeffery Lyn Schrader, 58, of Mitchell, died Tuesday, Jan. 12. Cremation was chosen with no services. Arrangements by Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home, Orleans. January 13, 2016 Terry Wayne “T-Bone” Tincher

March 31, 1952 — Jan. 11, 2016

Terry Wayne “T-Bone” Tincher, 63, passed away at 4:14 p.m. Monday, January 11, 2016, at his residence. Born March 31, 1952, in Bedford, he was the son of Ermal Eugene and Nona (Borden) Tincher. He married Marsha Lind Plush February 24, 2015.

Terry retired from C & M Conveyor, Inc. and was a member of the Bedford Boat and Sportsman Club, American Legion Post No. 250, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

Survivors include his wife, Marsha Plush Tincher of Mitchell; mother, Nona Tincher of Bedford; children, Keith Tincher of Bedford, Lisa Tincher of Bedford, and Tonya (Tincher) Brown of Bedford; stepchildren, Tony Ellis of Mitchell, Candace Williams of Seymour, and Kristy Todd of Camby; five grandchildren and six step-grandchildren; brother, Roy Tincher of Bedford; and sisters, Brenda Terry of Orleans, Barbara King of Bedford, and Pam Underwood of Bedford. His father preceded him in death.

Cremation was chosen, and a memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Friday, January 15, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with The Rev. Steve Jones officiating.

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

Gerald D. Fry

Gerald D. Fry, 85, of Bedford, died Sunday, Jan. 10. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Day & Carter Mortuary. Service will be 10 a.m. Friday at Day & Carter, burial will follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Arrangements by Day & Carter Mortuary.

Rebecca Rae (Lewis) White

Rebecca Rae (Lewis) White, 60, of Mitchell, died Monday, Dec. 21. Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, January 15 at Dive Cemetery. Arrangements by Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. January 12, 2016 Todd Nelson Thomas

April 18, 1964 — Jan. 10, 2016

Todd Nelson Thomas, 51, of Bedford, died on January 10, 2016, at his home.

He is survived by his wife, Donna (Wilder) Thomas. Also surviving are his daughter, Catherine (Isaac) Brown of Jasper, and his son, Tyler, at home.

He was born on April 18, 1964, in Bedford to Harry Lee and Rhea Dawn Thomas.

A 1982 graduate of Bedford North Lawrence High School, he spent a number of years in the tool and die trade before opening his own business, TNT Computers, in 1999. Todd was an avid beekeeper, a founding member of the Bedford Beekeepers, and was also active in beekeeping in state-level organizations. After moving back to the family farm in 2014, he started a small cow/calf operation. He was a member of Central Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry Lee and Rhea Dawn (Harrell) Thomas. In addition to his wife and children, survivors include his brothers Scott (Kathi) Thomas, Bedford, John (Peggy) Thomas, Bedford, several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, aunts and uncles.

Visitation will be at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford, 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and until the time of the funeral at 10 a.m. Thursday, which will be held at the funeral home. Interment will take place at Pinhook Cemetery.

Those wishing to do so may make donations to the Pinhook Cemetery Association in Todd’s memory.

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

Gerald D. Fry

Jan. 2, 1931 — Jan. 10, 2016

Gerald D. Fry, 85, of Bedford, passed away at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at his residence.

Born January 2, 1931, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Cornelius and Ruby (Jackson) Fry. He married Evelyn L. Pigg on December 23, 1955, and she preceded him in death. He was a graduate of Needmore High School with the class of 1949. He retired from Stone City Construction and JCPenney in 1992 as maintenance man. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the cold war. He was a member of the American Legion, Heltonville Area Veterans and 3rd Armored Tank Division. He was a devoted Christian.

Survivors include a son, Michael D. Fry and wife Susan; daughters, Teresa Lynn Yeary and husband Blake and Anita K. Purdy and husband Tony; and Robbie McGuire (whom they raised), all of Bedford; eight grandchildren, Cara McKee (Jesse), Heather Varno (Josh), Ashley Federer (Andy), Heidi Williams (Shawn), Brandon Yeary, Troy Purdy (Shannon), Brent Purdy and Ryan Purdy; six great-grandchildren, Drew and Violet McKee, Aiden Federer, Zander Williams and Eden and Oliver Purdy; brothers, Meredith Fry of Anderson and John Fry of Independence, Mo.; sisters, Verna Sleighter of Franklin and Lavon Fortner of Bedford; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 60 years, Evelyn; two brothers, Morris and David Fry; and three sisters, Mary Etta Rainey, Esther Fry and Donna Hagan.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 15 in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Rick Leach officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery with military rites. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, January 14 at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

Terry Wayne Tincher

Terry Wayne Tincher, of Mitchell, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell. January 11, 2016

Gerald D. Fry

Gerald D. Fry, 85, of Bedford, died Saturday, Jan. 9. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford. January 09, 2016 Laura DaVanna (Abner) Dunn

June 24, 1964 — Jan. 7, 2016

Laura DaVanna Dunn, 51 of Leesville, passed away Thursday at I.U. Health Bedford Hospital.

DaVanna was born in Columbus on June 24, 1964, the daughter of David and Mary (Sears) Abner.

Calling will be Sunday at Hague Funeral Home, Medora, from 2-6 p.m. and on Monday from noon until time of service.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Hague Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jack Belk, officiating.

Memorials may be given to Red Sky or fund for schooling for the children.

DaVanna is survived by her parents; children James Dunn and Morgan Dunn; brothers Pleas (Melissa) Abner and Andrew (Linda) Abner; and aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews and several cousins.

She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, a great mother, who not only loved her children, but all children. She had a wonderful sense of humor, fun loving, would do anything for anyone in need. Her friends knew she had a caring and kind heart.

DaVanna, would take in any stray animal and loved her dogs, Bentley, Maggie and Bogey. January 08, 2016 Peggy Louise Hawkins

Jan. 30, 1941 — Jan. 6, 2016

Peggy Louise Hawkins, 74, of Bedford, passed away at 1:47 p.m. on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.

Born January 30, 1941, in Lawrence County, Indiana, she was the daughter of Forest Gilbert and Dorothy M. (King) Hawkins.

Surviving are one brother, Kenneth (Judy) Hawkins of Judah; and two cousins, Kenneth W. Hawkins of Judah, and Luella Potts of Bedford.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother in infancy.

There will be a private graveside service at Judah Cemetery.

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

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

Martha M. (Alexander) Pritchard

Nov. 29, 1938 — Jan. 6, 2016

Martha M. Pritchard, age 77, of Oolitic passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2016, at 3 p.m. at Springs Valley Meadow in French Lick. She was born on November 29, 1938, in Crown Point to Wallace and Flora M. (Hill) Alexander. She was a 1957 graduate of Crown Point High School. She was retired from GE, and Indiana University, and she loved cooking.

Martha married Donald R. Pritchard in Bloomington on December 14, 1991, and he survives.

Survivors include her husband, Donald R. Pritchard of Oolitic; her children, Brenda and David Heath of Smithville, Ga., Deborah (Gregory) Ritenour of Hobart, Donald and Sharon Rush of Mitchell, James and Shelly Rush of Indianapolis, and Cheryl and Scott Brown of Bloomington; five grandchildren, Donnie Rush of Covington, La., Jamie Lynn Skadra of Lumberton, Texas, Jessica Heath of Americus, Ga., and Jacob Brown of Bloomington; seven great-grandchildren; three sisters; two brothers; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, John Michael Kundrat; and son-in-law, James Ritenour.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Friday January 8, 2016, at Cresthaven Funeral Home, with Pastor Tim Jenkins officiating. Entombment will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the service on Friday at Cresthaven Funeral Home.

James William White

Dec. 30, 1927 — Jan. 6, 2016 James William White, 88, passed away Wednesday morning, January 6, 2016, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.

Born December 30, 1927, in Huron, he was the son of Opal and Leafy Agnes (Burton) White. He married Aletha L. Jones December 24, 1955, and she preceded him in death April 22, 2004. James retired from Otis Elevator and was a U. S. Army veteran. He was a member of American Legion Post No. 250 and was a NASCAR fan.

Survivors include his children, Anthony “Tony” Dorsett of Mitchell, Allan Wade Dorsett of Mitchell, Bobbetta Lynne Robertson of Mitchell, James Dewayne White of Mitchell, Joyce Elaine Daugherty of Bedford, Patti Jo Zeigenbein of Mitchell and Wendy Sue Rice of Mitchell; 30 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Shirley Ann Howard of Mitchell.

His parents; wife; son, Tony Wayne White; brothers, Harold White and Robert White; sister, Ruth Ann White; and grandchildren, William Joshua White, Shane Patrick Stannard, Lena Rose Corps, Wade Dorsett and Jermiah Zeigenbein, preceded him in death.

Cremation was chosen. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, January 9, at Haverly Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at a later date in Mitchell Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107. January 07, 2016 Doris L. Edwards

June 17, 1935 — Jan. 5, 2016

Doris L. Edwards, 80, of Bedford, died at 12:52 a.m. Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at IU Health Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.

Born June 17, 1935, in Green Bay Wis., she was the daughter of Walter and Cecilia (Cerowiz) Rewolinski.

She married Gary S. Edwards on October 18, 1958; he died July 28, 2015.

She was a graduate of Pulaski High School, Milwaukee, Wis., with the Class of 1953. She had worked at Allen Bradley, Milwaukee, in the late 1950s-early 1960s, and later at J.C. Penney, Bedford and was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Bedford, and the St. Vincent Altar Society; was a member of the Ladies of Columbus (K. of C. Council No. 1166, Bedford;) and had volunteered at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital as a Pink Lady and with Twigs.

Surviving are one son, Steve (Diana) Edwards, Columbus,; two daughters, Elizabeth Young, Georgetown, and Jane Harker, Bedford; four grandchildren, Kristin Edwards and Nicholas Edwards, both of Columbus, Cecelia Harker, Bedford, and Gary Young, Georgetown; one great- grandchild, Violet Manion; one sister-in-law, Jeane Rewolinski, Milwaukee; and one brother-in-law, Kenneth (Joann) Edwards, Townsend, Wis.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gary; two brothers, David and Norbert Rewolinski; and two sisters-in-law, Beverly Rewolinski and Virginia Edwards.

The Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 9, 2016, at St. Vincent de Paul Church, Bedford, with Fr. Rick Eldred and Deacon Dave Reising officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens, Bedford.

Friends may call on Friday, from 4-8 p.m. at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford. The Rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be considered to American Heart Association.

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

Sheila R. (Clements) Hardwick

July 21, 1947 — Jan. 2, 2016

Sheila R. (Clements) Hardwick, 68, Bedford, died Jan. 2, 2016, in Indianapolis.

She was born July 21, 1947, in Lawrence County, the daughter of Charles and Nila (McFadden) Clements. She attended Needmore schools.

She retired from General Electric, attended Crossroads Community Church and was a member of the Moose Lodge.

She loved her animals and crocheting.

Survivors include sons, Charles “Chuck” (Kathy) Kidwell of Mitchell and Christopher and Joni Hardwick of Springville; daughters, Lisa Hardwick and Sarah Staggs, both of Bedford; brothers, Tim Clements, John Clements and Joe Clements; sister, Becky (Dwight) Keith; grandchildren, Joshua Kidwell and Austin Hardwick,Marrissa (Justin) Kelly, Hannah Hardwick, Marty Hardwick, Ronnie Staggs and Chandler Staggs; three great-grandchildren, James Kidwell, Alexandria Kidwell and Spencer Kelly; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father; and one son, Roger McKibben.

Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at the First Church of God in Bedford with Pastor Steve Jones officiating.

Philip G. Pinnick

Philip G. Pinnick, 85, of Orleans, passed away at his residence in Orleans.

He was born April 21, 1930, in Selma, the son of Fred and Amy (Brooks) Pinnick.

He married Annabelle (List) Pinnick on June 25, 1950, and she survives.

He was a graduate of Orleans High School. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 36 years of service. He was a member of the Orleans Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, and a proud life member of the Orleans American Legion Warren Brock Post No. 69. He was also an active member of the United Methodist Church in Orleans. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Annabelle Pinnick of Orleans; one son, Greg (Cindy) Pinnick of Mitchell; one daughter, Lisa (Jeff) Harms of Bedford; four grandchildren, Tiffany (JR) Buher, Damien Pinnick, all of Mitchell, and Ethan and Austin Harms of Bedford; two great-grandchildren, Wyatt Buher and Kennedy Pinnick of Mitchell; two brothers, Bill Pinnick of Bedford and John Pinnick of Orleans; one sister, Rheta Pinnick of Bloomington.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Glenn Pinnick in infancy and Clyde “Rex” Pinnick.

The funeral will be on Friday at 11 a.m. at Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home in Orleans with the Rev. Patrick Sinnott officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Orleans, with military services conducted by the Orleans American Legion.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to the Orleans American Legion or Orleans United Methodist Church.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at ochstetrick.net

Owen D. Stickles

Owen Dale Stickles, 87, of Pamona, Calif., died Jan. 4, 2016. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford. January 06, 2016 Colton J. Key

March 6, 2015 — Jan. 1, 2016

Colton J. Key, 9 months, of Bedford, died at 12:37 a.m. on Friday, January 1, 2016 at Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born March 6, 2015, in Indianapolis, he was the son of Jordan C. and Katy A. (Richards) Key. Colton was a happy baby. He loved being read to, playing with his toys and his jumper. He loved his dog, Molly.

Survivors include his parents, of Bedford; his maternal grandparents, Jim and Sheryl Richards of Bedford; his paternal grandparents, John and Jenny Key of Colfax; his maternal great-grandmother, Arlene Green of Sarasota, Fla.; his paternal great-grandfather, Albert Colter of Indianapolis; several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his paternal great-grandmother, Sandra Colter; his maternal great-grandfathers, Max Green and Al Lang; and his maternal great-grandparents, Bruce and Violet Richards.

Memorial services will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 9, in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Jordan Morris officiating. In Colton’s honor, please wear colorful clothing. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the service on Saturday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Key family in care of Day & Carter Mortuary, P.O. Box 905, Bedford, IN 47421, for distribution to various charities. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

Kimberly Sue (Miller) Lindsey

Jan. 18, 1965 — Jan. 4, 2016

Kimberly Sue Lindsey, 50, of Mitchell, died at 6:05 a.m. on Monday, January 4, 2016, at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.

Born January 18, 1965, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Charles Douglas and Sandra (Gahagan) Miller.

Survivors include her parents, Charles and Sandra Miller of Avoca; a daughter, Raichal Miller of Mitchell; two grandchildren, Madison and Sylis Miller; a sister, Kelly Terry and husband Brent of West Baden Springs and her companion, Larry Silcott and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Kathy Harroll; a son, Lee Lindsey (in infancy); grandparents.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, January 8 in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Johnny Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Dishman Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, January 7 and from noon until the hour of service on Friday, January 8 at the Day & Carter Mortuary. The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Diabetes Foundation. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

Doris L. Rewolinski Edwards

Doris L. Rewolinski Edwards, 80, of Bedford, died Jan. 5, 2016. Arrangements are pending at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford. January 05, 2016 Linda (Potts) Melvin

April 5, 1965 — Jan. 2, 2016

Linda (Potts) Melvin, 50, of Bedford, passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2016.

Born April 5, 1965, in Bloomington, Indiana, she was the daughter of Edward and Arlene (Clifton) Potts.

She was a graduate of Bedford North Lawrence High School. Linda holds an Associate’s Degree in Business from Vincennes University.

She retired from Visteon, Bedford.

Surviving are one daughter, Jade Tuper of Bedford; one son, Jet Melvin of Bedford; one brother, Kenneth Potts of Rogers, Ark.; one sister, Kathy (Rob) Qualkenbush of Orleans; her parents, Edward and Arlene; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Liana Robbins.

Funeral service will be on Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 1 p.m. at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with Pastor Bill McKee officiating.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

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

DeAndrea Shawn Barger

Oct. 10, 1964 — Jan. 3, 2016

DeAndrea “Shawn” Barger, 51, of Springville, died at 8:43 a.m. on Sunday, January 3, 2016 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born October 10, 1964, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Robert and Rosalie (Hert) Chase. She married Michael A. Barger on July 2, 1987, and he survives. She was a registered nurse and worked as a surgical nurse for IU Health Bloomington Hospital. She was a Marine Corps Reservist and a member of the Stonebelt Stargazer Astronomy Club and American Quilters Club.

Survivors include her husband, Michael of Springville; two sons, Levi C. Barger of Bloomington and Clinton D. Barger of Evansville; a sister, Debra Chase of Bedford; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Diedra “D.D.” Rodenberger.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 9, in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Glen Stidd officiating. Burial will follow in Springville Cemetery West. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, January 8, at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

Colton J. Key Colton J. Key, 9 months, of Bedford, died Friday, Jan. 1. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the hour of service on Saturday at Day & Carter Mortuary. Memorial services will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9 at the funeral home. Arrangements by Day & Carter Mortuary.

January 04, 2016Deandrea (Chase) Barger

Deandrea (Chase) Barger, 51, of Springville, died Sunday, Jan. 3. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford. January 03, 2016 Evelyn L. Fry

July 15, 1935 — Jan. 1, 2016

Evelyn Louise (Pigg) Fry, 80, of Bedford, passed away at 8:29 a.m. Friday at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Born July 15, 1935, in Sullivan County, Indiana, she was the daughter of Orval and Blanche (Critchfield) Pigg. She married Gerald Fry on Dec. 23, 1955, and he survives. She was a graduate of Dugger Union High School with the Class of 1953. She retired from RCA after 36 years; was a member of American Legion Auxiliary and was past president. She attended Central Church of Christ and was past song leader at Erie United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Gerald, Bedford; one son, Michael and wife Susan; daughters, Teresa Yeary and husband Blake; Anita Purdy and husband Tony; and Robbie McGuire whom they raised, all of Bedford; eight grandchildren, Cara McKee (Jesse), Heather Varno (Josh), Ashley Federer (Andy), Heidi Williams (Shawn), Brandon Yeary, Troy Purdy (Shannon), Brent Purdy and Ryan Purdy; six great grandchildren, Drew and Violet McKee, Aiden Federer, Zander Williams and Eden and Oliver Purdy; sisters Naomi Reeves, Bloomington, Lois Rogers, Sullivan and Phyllis Clark, New Palestine; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Margaret Boone and half-brother, Robert Pigg. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford, with Bro. Rick Leach officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Bedford. Friends may call on Monday from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.

Verna Imogene Glass

May 30, 1924 — Dec. 31, 2015

Verna Imogene (Hill) ‘Jean’ Glass, 91, one of Smithville’s most loyal and devoted natives, lost a battle with pneumonia and passed away peacefully from its complications on December 31, 2015. Jean was surrounded by her family, who soothed, prayed and shared stories of happy memories of Jean. In death, Jean was preceded by her parents, Roy and Grace Hill; brother, Lew E Hill; sister-in-law’s, Betty (May) Hill and Lois (Todd) Hill; daughter, Tammy (McCammon) Sharp; and granddaughter, Suzie Lynn Sharp. In life she is survived by husband Kenneth E Glass, of Smithville; brother, James L. Hill, (Bloomington); sister, Rosemary (Hill) Wisley, (Bloomington); daughters, Linda C McCammon, (Bloomington), Rosalind J (McCammon) Gerstman (Daniel), (Ellettsville); step-daughter, Judith D (Glass) Hinnefeld (Jerry), (Bloomington); grandson, Chad R Richardson, (Judah), granddaughters Anita L (Bastin) Bohn (Chris), (Winnetka, IL), Angela L (Richardson) Mayle (Brent), (Spencer), Ashley Hinnefeld, (Bloomington), Alyssa (Hinnefeld) Dunn (Michael), Bloomington; and the lights of her life granddaughters, Addison Lynn Mayle and Ava Jane Bohn. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and many cousins all scattered across the country. Jean was the obvious Historian of Smithville lore, families and geographical statistics for the little town that flourished under the expansion of the railroad that ran through the middle of it carrying precious limestone to faraway places. We fear that more facts and dates have gone with her and lost to lovers of historical study. Jean belonged to a local Green Thumb Garden Club and because of her love of flowers we welcome floral tributes or, if you choose, we would appreciate your consideration of a donation, in her memory, to the Smithville Area Association. We would like to thank the staff of nurses, technicians, and support staff of Monroe Hospital for the caring attention and thoughtfulness provided to the family. A special thanks to Dr. Singh who was informative, supportive, understanding and a marvelous physician during this critical illness. We also appreciate the very short assistance from Southern Care Hospice Services. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at Allen Funeral Home; 4155 S. Old State Road 37. Interment will follow in Smithville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Monday and 1-2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.allenfuneralhome.org January 02, 2016 Kenneth Gail McFarland

Feb. 13, 1927 — Dec. 30, 2015

Kenneth Gail McFarland, 88, of Bedford, died at 3:09 a.m. Wednesday, December 30, 2015, at his residence.

Born February 13, 1927, in Lawrence County, he was the so