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Obituaries — October 2015



















October 31, 2015 Fred F. Lawler

May 19, 1933 — Oct. 28, 2015

Fred F. Lawler, 82, Bedford, died at 6:19 p.m. Wednesday at Westview Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bedford. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. on Monday at Cresthaven Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Dive Cemetery with military rites. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home.

John E. Harman

John E. Harman, 58, died Friday morning at Indiana University Hospice House in Bloomington. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-7 p.m. Sunday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell. Violet Hedrick

Violet Hedrick, 82, Mitchell, died Thursday evening at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford. Funeral arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell. October 30, 2015 Cindy Goodin

March 18, 1957 — Oct. 28, 2015

Cindy Goodin, 58, of Bedford, died at 11:25 a.m. on Wednesday at her residence.

Born March 18, 1957 in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of William “Bill” and Mary (Shaff) Mattox and they survive. She married Tim Goodin on April 26, 1980, and he survives.

She was a kitchen manager for Bedford North Lawrence High School and a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

She loved camping, vacationing at the beach, spending time with her husband and grandchildren, cooking and cake decorating.

Survivors include her husband, Tim, of Bedford; two daughters, Kami Bush and husband, Alan of Bedford and Malynda Fields and husband Derek of Bloomington; a son, Matt Goodin of Bedford; three grandchildren, Elizabeth Bush, Aden and Samuel Fields; mother and father, Bill and Mary Mattox; two sisters, Diane Jost and husband Mark and Kathi Thomas and husband Scott, all of Bedford; two sisters-in-law, Mary Fish and husband Bob and Susan Parker and husband David, all of Bedford; three brothers-in-law, Michael Goodin and wife Bonnie of Nashville, George Goodin and wife Dina, and Pat Goodin and wife Cathy, all of Bedford; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Reid Goodin; grandmother, Grace Elizabeth Shaff; sister-in-law, Martha Hudson; and father and mother-in-law, Edgar and Kathryn Goodin.

Funeral service will be at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Rick Eldred and Deacon Dave Reising officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

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

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

Kay Owings

Jan. 3, 1916 — Oct. 27, 2015

Kay Owings, 99, of Bedford, died at 10:06 p.m. on Tuesday at Bliss Place, Bedford.

Born Jan. 3, 1916, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Harry Emerson Nichols and Daisy Frances (Bailey) Nichols. She married Bud Owings, who died in 1947.

She had been employed with the Social Security Administration having worked in both Terre Haute and Indianapolis offices. She was retired.

Surviving are two nephews, Ronald (Judy) Ratcliff and Matt (Ginger) Ratcliff, both of Bedford; two nieces, Audrey (Bob Cline) Ratcliff of Heltonville and Billie (Jeff) Shoup of Leavenworth; and several great-nephews and great-nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son; two sisters, Inez Ratcliff and Gladys Bonine; one brother, Guy Nichols; two nieces, Polly Ann Hughes and Cynthia Kinworthy; and one nephew, Mike Ratcliff.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with John Wisley officiating. Burial will be in Mundell Cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may be considered to the Mundell Cemetery Association.

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

Bailey A. Miller

Dec. 27, 2000 — Oct. 27, 2015

Bailey Ann Miller, 14, of Solsberry, died Tuesday morning as the result of an automobile accident.

She was born Dec. 27, 2000, in Bloomington, to Bruce and Shannon Baker Miller.

Bailey was a student at Eastern Greene High School where she was active in the school choir. She had attended Northside Christian Church and was a member of Girls, Inc. in Bloomington. Other hobbies included anything outdoors, singing, making jewelry and other crafts and taking care of animals.

Survivors include her mother, Shannon James and husband Clint of Solsberry; her father, Bruce Miller and his fiancé Terri Sanders of Bedford; a sister Katie Miller of Solsberry; grandparents, Charles Baker of Greene County, Jack and Joyce Miller of Monroe County, Dennis and Kathy Miller of Monroe County, William James of Monroe County and Lisa Silvers of Monroe County; two stepsisters, Breana Taylor and Charlie Smith; four stepbrothers, Raydon Taylor, Jesse James, Gavin Byers and Brody Smith; an additional stepsister, Danielle White and her husband Matt; additional stepbrothers, Travis Sanders and his wife Cordelia and Erik Sanders and his wife Melanie; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Ann Baker.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday at the Day & Deremiah-Frye Funeral Home, 4150 E. Third St., with Pastor Glen Stidd officiating. Burial will follow in Valhalla Memory Gardens.

Visitation is scheduled for 2-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

If friends so desire, Memorial Contributions may be made to the Monroe County Humane Association, 3410 S. Walnut St., Bloomington, IN 47401.

Online condolences may be left at www.DayDeremiahFrye.com.

Edward K. Flinn

July 29, 1936 — Oct. 26, 2015

Edward Keith Flinn, 79, of Camp Verde, Ariz., passed away on Monday.

He was born in Bedford on July 29, 1936, to Forrest K. and Evelyn G. (Bruner) Flinn. He was a graduate of Mitchell High School with the Class of 1956. He was an Army veteran and of the Christian faith.

He served as property manager in Albuquerque, N.M., Indianapolis, and Phoenix, Ariz. He and his companion, Connie Jenkins, settled in Camp Verde, Ariz., after retirement.

He is survived by his companion, Connie Jenkins of Camp Verde; and former wife Judy (Swider) Dobson of Mitchell; son, Greg (Pat) Strange of San Diego; daughter, Krista (Jeff) Hall of Orleans; granddaughter, Judy (Ricky) Schrock of Orleans; great-grandsons, Dillon and Lee Schrock of Orleans; sisters, Janet (Jay) Fiddler and Ruthanne (Danny) Blackwell, both of Bedford; and several nieces and nephews.

Keith was an artist. He created numerous drawings and sketches during his life. He loved drawing landscapes, animals in their natural state, nature, and various landmarks from all over the states where he and Connie resided. He had a natural ability to draw whatever caught his eye. It could be an old building in Bono or the mountain formations of Sedona, Ariz. He shared many of his drawings with family members.

Cremation was chosen. October 29, 2015 John Nugent

Feb. 20, 1940 — Oct. 26, 2015

John R. Nugent, 75, of Knightstown, passed away Monday at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.

He was born Feb. 20, 1940, in Bedford, the son of Thomas and Bonnie (Quakenbush) Nugent.

John was a 1957 graduate of Bedford High School. He worked at RCA and Ford Motor Company retiring after 30 years of service.

John loved fishing, boating, camping, NASCAR and was an avid softball player. He was good with his hands and enjoyed sports. John was an all-round good guy, jokester and storyteller.

He was a member of the Knightstown American Legion.

He is survived by his wife, Donnita (King) Nugent of Knightstown; son, Richard L. Nugent of Indianapolis; daughters, Amy Lynn (Martin) Irwin of Laveen, Ariz., Tammy Dawn (James Jr.) Marshall of Knightstown, Heather J. Shields (fiance, Jason Mink) of Knightstown; a sister, Sharon L. “Sherrie” (Robert) Lane of Indianapolis; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and extended family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Calling will be from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service Knightstown Chapel with service to follow.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association or American Heart Association.

Condolences and memories of John may be shared at www.hinsey-brown.com.

Cindy Goodin

March 18, 1957 — Oct. 28, 2015

Cindy Goodin, 58, Bedford, died at 11:25 a.m. on Wednesday at her residence. Funeral service will be at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford. October 28, 2015 Hiawatha Isenhour

Dec. 6, 1941 — Oct. 26, 2015

Hiawatha Jean Isenhour, 73, of Mitchell, died at 4:49 p.m. Monday at her residence.

Born Dec. 6, 1941, in St. Louis, Mo., she was the daughter of Carl Benton and Edna Ruth Kendall. She married James Isenhour in 1965 and he died Feb. 11, 2015.

She was a homemaker and a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Bedford.

Surviving are three daughters, Lora (Rick) Pulley of Mitchell, Sherry (fiance’ Robert Smith) Onion of Mitchell, and Marie (David) Garcia of Williams; 11 grandchildren, Dorothy, Garrett, Rickie, James, Kailan, Todd, Heather, Amanda, Allie, Cori and Rey; seven great-grandchildren; and one sister, Brenda Pene of California.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Alan Kendall.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Friday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Bedford with Fr. Rick Eldred and Deacon Dave Reising officiating. Burial will be at a later date.

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

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

William Head

July 21, 1926 — Oct. 24, 2015

William A. Head, 89, Mitchell, passed away Saturday at Franklin Meadows in Franklin.

Born July 21, 1926, in Lawrence County, he was the son of William Delbert and Edith Stella (Melvin) Head. He married Agatha Gollahon Nov. 26, 1949, and she preceded him in death Nov. 30, 2000.

Bill had been employed at the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service and served 291/2 years as a county agent in Boone County, Shelby County, Dubois County, Rush County, and Johnson County.

He graduated from Mitchell High School in 1944, earned a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University in 1952, and a master’s degree from Purdue University in 1965.

Bill was a member of Liberty Baptist Church, and Mitchell Masonic Lodge No. 228 F& AM

He was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of American Legion Post No. 250.

Surviving are a daughter, Jennielu Percic of Aurora, Ill.; son, Michael Keith Head of Bargersville; and four grandchildren.

His parents; wife; and son, William Hascue Head, preceded him in death.

Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

A private funeral will be Friday with the Rev. Wade Judy officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

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

Lavedia Stout

Oct. 11, 1934 — Oct. 25, 2015

Lavedia Mae Easton Stout, 81, of Terre Haute, was called home to Lord on Sunday.

She was born Oct. 11, 1934, on her family’s homestead, Mockingbird Hill in Norman, to J. Everett and Minnie (Chandler) Easton. She graduated from Heltonville School in 1952. She married Raymond Frederick on Dec. 26, 1954.

She held a teaching degree from Indiana State Teacher’s College in Terre Haute. She taught at Blackhawk School and Vigo County School Corp., raised four children, and retired from (ISU) Cunningham Memorial Library.

She enjoyed family, camping, hummingbirds, collecting angels, and loved cats, (especially mean Calicos). She attended Blackhawk Community Church and was a 43-year charter member of the International Skamper Camping Club.

She is survived by husband, Raymond Fred Stout; children, Veta (Don) Goucher of Terre Haute, Bradley (Jenell) Stout of Ellettsville, Vicki (Brent Tomey) Wildman of Norman, and Valeri (Kevin) Sweeney of Dayton, Ohio; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Donald and David Easton; sisters, Patricia Hunter, Shirley Norman and Janet Chenoweth.

Lavedia was a cancer survivor…but she was unable to conquer ALS. The family would like to thank those special caregivers who provided loving care over the past several months.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Springhill Chapel of DeBaun Funeral Home in Terre Haute. Funeral service is at 11 a.m. Friday.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to one of Lavedia’s favorite charities: Crisis Pregnancy Center of Wabash Valley, Veterans Helping Indiana Veterans, Wabash Valley Youth for Christ, Susan G. Komen for Life. October 27, 2015 Mandie D. Prince

July 16, 1978 — Oct. 25, 2015

Mandie D. Prince, 37, of Heltonville (Chapel Hill), passed away at her residence on Sunday from a tragic house fire along with her dog, Xena and cat, Alley.

Born July 16, 1978, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Tim and Dana Prince.

She was a dental assistant.

Mandie was a fun loving and caring person who enjoyed life to the fullest. She loved her pets and enjoyed riding motorcycles. She was very strong, energetic and independent.

Mandie leaves behind one daughter, Brecken McKenzie Prince of Heltonville; her parents, Tim and Dana Prince of Heltonville; one sister, Brandi Chase and husband Ryan of Bedford; nieces and nephews, Naomi, Luke, Owen and Evie; her maternal grandmother, Phyllis Prince; her paternal grandmother, Lois Prince; friends, Brittany Bay, June Dixon, Christina Finley, Brooke Martin and many more.

She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Winfred “Buck” Prince and Floyd Prince and her dog, Mollie.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from noon until the service on Thursday at the Bartlettsville Christian Church.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday at the church with Tim Day officiating. Burial will follow in the Bartlettsville Christian Cemetery.

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

Linda K. Hester

Aug. 8, 1951 — Oct. 24, 2015

Linda K. Hester, 64, of Bedford, died at 4:19 p.m. on Saturday at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.

She was born Aug. 8, 1951 in Bedford. She married James S. Hester and he survives.

She was a child care provider and a member of the Crossroads Community Church. She was a very kind and friendly person to everyone she was around. She was very devoted to her husband and family.

Survivors include her husband, James of Bedford; a son, John Tarrants and wife Karen of Seymour; two daughters, Crystal Tarrants of Greenwood and Bethaney Leahy of Pennsylvania; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Kathy Totsie of Bedford and Pauline Buchtman of Bloomington.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday at the Crossroads Community Church with Pastor Ken Ransom officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from 9 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the church.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Crossroads Community Church.

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

Leonard E. Dalton

Jan. 20, 1948 — Oct. 26, 2015

Leonard Edward “Butch” Dalton, 67, of Bedford, died at 10:30 a.m. Monday at his residence.

Born Jan. 20, 1948, In Lawrence County, he was the son of Louis and Hazel (Sipes) Dalton.

He was a retired iron worker, and a member of Iron Workers Local No. 22, Indianapolis, for 24 years.

Surviving are one son, Layne Edward Dalton and one daughter, Shelly Bernard, both of Fort Smith, Ark.; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mona Tallent of Bedford and Linda Fisher of Campbellsburg; and one brother, Larry Dalton of Bedford.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Billy Snyder.

Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford.

Burial will occur in Hilltop Cemetery, at a later date.

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

Herman Nichols

Jan. 12, 1927 — Oct. 26, 2015

Herman “Whitey” Nichols, 88, of Bedford, died Monday at his residence.

Born Jan. 12, 1927 in Lansing, Mich., he was the son of William R. and Nellie (Blood) Nichols. He married Amelia Sears and she preceded him in death.

He had worked at Bedford Electric.

He has two brothers, Harold and Lyle Nichols.

Survivors include a daughter, Tami Davis of Bedford.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Contact Homer Kidd at (812) 797-2383 for more information. Burial will be in the Breckenridge Cemetery.

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

John Smith Sr.

Jan. 17, 1939 — Oct. 24, 2015

John D. Smith Jr., 76, of Huron, passed away at 4 p.m. Saturday at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

He was born Jan. 17, 1939, in Indianapolis, the son of the late Everett and Edna (Sims) Smith. He married Linda Hoyt in 1982, in Indianapolis, and she survives.

John retired as an LMS mechanic for the United States Postal Service in Indianapolis.

He attended Indianapolis schools and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean War.

John was an avid collector of trains and was a ham radio operator.

In addition to his wife, Linda of Huron, he is survived by two sons, John Smith Jr. of Paoli and James D. Smith of Bloomington; numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and the mother of his children, Linda Sturgeon.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Annabelle and Eunice; and a brother, Robert.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the service at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. Burial will follow in Port Williams Cemetery. American Legion Post No. 61 will provide graveside military honors.

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

William Head

William A. Head, 89, Mitchell, died Saturday at Franklin Meadows in Franklin. A private funeral service will be on Friday. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. October 26, 2015 Lorriane Milligan

Feb. 27, 1932 — Oct. 24, 2015

Lorraine K. Milligan, 83, Mitchell, passed away Saturday at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bedford.

Born Feb. 27, 1932, in Haverhill, Mass., she was the daughter of Raymond O. and Mary C. (Young) Leavitt. She married Lowell Thomas Milligan June 2, 1957.

Lorraine was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She enjoyed reading, Yahtzee and bingo.

Surviving are her husband, Tom Milligan of Mitchell; daughters, Wendy Susan Milligan of Mitchell, Cynthia Ann Milligan and Brenda Katherine Milligan, both of Bedford, Tammy Lynn (Mark) Dwyer of Orleans; grandson, Richard Thomas “Ricky” Milligan of Mitchell; siblings, Lila Swanstrom of Boston, Mass., and Billy Leavitt of Seabrook, N.H.

Her parents; infant daughter, Debra Katherine Milligan; and siblings, Helen Kodwyck, John Culbert, George Culbert, Raymond Leavitt and John Leavitt, preceded her in death.

Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell. Cremation will follow.

Memorial Gifts: Riley Children’s Hospital or American Cancer Society

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

Linda Hester

Linda Hester, 64, Bedford, died Saturday at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Mandie Prince

Mandie Prince, 37, Bedford, died Sunday at her residence. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Susan Meadows

Susan Meadows, 53, Bedford, died Saturday at her residence. Private services will be held. Day & Carter Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

William A. Head

William A. “Bill” Head, 89, Mitchell,died Saturday at Franklin Meadows in Franklin. Funeral arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell. October 25, 2015

Clifford H. Hardin

Sept. 18, 1952 — Oct. 21, 2015

Clifford H. Hardin, 63, of Bedford, IN passed away on Wednesday, October 21, 2015. He was born September 18, 1952 in Bloomington, IN the son of the late Joseph Clifford Hardin and Arizona Mae Deckard Hardin.

Cliff bravely endured kidney dialysis for 17 to 18 years. He was as a great inspiration to all. He owned and operated Hardin Septic Service from the early 1980s to the early 2000s. He enjoyed tinkering with cars, mushroom hunting, and spending time with his family and friends. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

Cliff is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Barbara Jean Hardin, his two sisters, Allie Seigle and Vidabell Deckard; five nieces and nephews, Bobby Joe Burton, Eddie Deckard, Teresa Parks, Jeff Fender and Kevin Fender; and many other beloved family members.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Fidella Frye.

Private graveside services will be held for the family at Mt. Ebal Cemetery.

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

Lorraine Milligan

Lorraine Milligan, 83, of Mitchell, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell. October 23, 2015 Elizabeth Hammel

Oct. 28, 1921 — Oct. 20, 2015

Elizabeth June (Hall) Hammel, 93, Bedford, passed away at the White River Lodge on Tuesday.

She was born in Orange County on Oct. 28, 1921, the daughter of Oral Lovell and Addie Marie (Jackson) Hall. She attended Bedford High School and Indiana University.

She retired from the Indiana University Microbiology Department. She was an acting Founding member of the Hillcrest Christian Church, Sunday school teacher, at First Christian Church and Hillcrest church, Daughters of the American Revolution, Bedford, Beta Sigma Phi, Cub Scout Leader for 13 years, Girl Scout leader, Leader for Children of American Revolution, 4-H Leader In Lawrence County.

Elizabeth is survived by two sons, Dr. Stephen R. Hammel and wife Joyce of Mitchell and Michael D. Hammel of Bedford; daughter, Emily (Earl) Riebold of California; grandchildren, Steve Riebold, Gayle (Paul) Owens, Jacey (David) Eakin, Amanda Hammel, SSGT Joshua (Ashely) Hammel, Matthew Riebold, and Kayla Hammel; eight great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; brother, David Hall; sisters-In-law, Nancy Fendley, Ruth Elizabeth and Jim Chowning, Norma Hammel, and Sara Hall; brother-in-law, Jim (Mary) Hammel.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Howard Thomas Hammel; grandsons, Stephen Hammel Jr. and Sean Hammel; brother, Richard L. Hall and wife Betty Jane; sister, Esther M. Hill; sister-in-law, Clara Hall; brothers-in-law, H. Hanley Hammel Jr., John Hammel, and Kenneth Fendley; and sisters-In-law, Laree Hammel and Helen Kraack.

Funeral service will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford, with visitation from 1 p.m. until the service on Sunday.

To our White River Lodge family, thank you for the loving care and kisses you gave our loving mother.

Helen M. Clouse

March 31, 1931 — Oct. 22, 2015

Helen Marie Clouse, 94, Mitchell, passed away Thursday at White River Lodge.

Born March 31, 1931, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Jerry D. and Effie Maye (Hatfield) Powell. She married Jesse Clouse Oct. 24, 1936, and he preceded her in death Feb. 21, 1999.

Helen was a pharmacy technician for Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, and a longtime Stanley Products dealer. She was a member of the Mitchell Wesleyan Church.

Surviving are a foster son, Jim Quattrocchi of Indianapolis; brother, Kenneth Powell of Texas; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Her parents; husband; son, Robert Hugh Clouse; and sister, Margaret Parish, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

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

Condolences may be sent to www.chastainfuneralhome.com.

Lori Ann King

July 11, 1968 — Oct. 18, 2015

Lori Ann (Sears) King, 47, Terre Haute, passed away Sunday in Indian Valley, Va.

Born July 11, 1968, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Merlin Sears and Dana (Hodges) Dippel. She married Gregory Scott King Oct. 4, 2003.

Lori was a certified nursing assistant and had previously been employed at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center.

Surviving are her husband, Gregory Scott King of Terre Haute; mother, Dana Dippel of Indianapolis; siblings, Dale Sears of Beech Grove, Scott Sears of Mitchell, Deborah Legge of Austin, Texas, and Mark Sears.

Her father preceded her in death.

Graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Cresthaven Memory Gardens with the Rev. Daniel Jones officiating.

Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Monday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

Condolences may be sent to www.chastainfuneralhome.com.

Harold Farrell

March 23, 1946 — Oct. 22, 2015

Harold “Sonny” Farrell, 69, Bedford, died Thursday in Bedford. Arrangements are pending at Cresthaven Funeral Home. October 22, 2015 Roy Craig

Feb. 4, 1941 — Oct. 20, 2015

Roy “Buddy” Craig, 74, Mitchell, passed away at 1 a.m. Tuesday at Garden Villa in Bedford.

Born Feb. 4, 1941, in Lawrence County, he was the son of William Omer and Alice Claudine (Key) Craig. He married Joanna J. Taylor and she preceded him in death.

He had been employed at Craig’s Feed and Seed Store, and attended the Apostolic Christian Church.

Surviving are his children, Kevin L. Craig of Mitchell, Buffy Wann of Clinton, Okla., and Robert Taylor of Mitchell; daughter-in-law, Wendy Parker of Mitchell; three grandchildren; and siblings, Marie Deckard of Mitchell, Donna Scheffel of Columbus and Gary O. Craig of Bedford.

His parents; wife; and siblings, William D. Craig, James A. Craig, Reva Langley, Teresa Diane Craig, Kevin Wayne Craig, and Eva Smith, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. on Friday at Haverly Funeral Chapel with Brother Johnny Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral chapel.

Armas O.Yrttima III

Dec. 23, 1992 — Oct. 18, 2015

Armas Ole Yrttima III, born on Dec. 23, 1992, was a 22-year old young man whom was survived by his father, Armas Yrttima Jr.; sisters, Jenilyn Yrttima and Chasidy Gardner; two stepbrothers, Chase Witt and Kyle Mitchell; uncles, Thomas (Sherry) Deel, David Deel, Michael Deel; aunts, Kathy Deel, Diane Yrttima, Melody Lashure, Jayne Gangl; cousins, Dustin (Tia) Deel and their five children, Austin, Brylee, Raygan, Korbin, and Hayden, William Deel (Krista Forey) and their three children, Christpher, Justus, and Tristan; Michael Deel, Danielle Deel, Andrea Martin, Dalton Deel, Matthew “Little Buddy,” Zack Yrttima, Zebulon Yrttima, Dashia Deel, Malachi Deel, Billy Grimes, Matt Jewel, Randy Jewel, Krista Goodin, and Makenna. He had many friends, you know who you are.

Even though they have passed he cherished Derrick “Stormy” Deel, Tiffany Yrttima, William Deel, and Deaven Deel.

A Celebration of Life will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday at 709 Grand View Road Williams, IN 47470.

The Burial of Ash ceremony will be at 5 p.m. Monday at Youngs Creek Cemetery in Franklin, IN 46131 off of Mauxferry Road.

For more information, call Armas (812) 508-2711. October 21, 2015 Patsy R. Foust

Nov. 27, 1926 — Oct. 19, 2015

Patsy Ruth Foust, 88, of Bedford, died at 8:47 p.m. on Monday at her residence.

Born Nov. 27, 1926, in Greene County, she was the daughter of Oscar and Christie (Hatfield) Boruff. She married Don Foust on April 20, 1975, and he survives.

She was a long-time antique dealer and owner-proprietor of Union Mule Antiques located at 15th and L streets for many years.

Survivors include her husband, Don, of Bedford; a daughter, Terry Wagner and husband Jack of Oolitic; three grandchildren, Matt Wagner and wife Julie, Jesse Wagner and wife Jeanne, and Christie Davis, all of Bedford; seven great-grandchildren, Chase and Chance Wagner, Lincoln and Logan Wagner, Shayla and McKenna Goldsberry and Jakob Davis; a sister, Joan Hamilton of Bloomington; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Richard Malcolm, and Robert and Maurice Boruff; and a sister, Katherine Swango.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Associate Minister Jim Valentine officiating. Burial will follow in the Owensburg Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the mortuary.

Pallbearers are: Neil Conover, Luke Mooneyham, Matt Wagner, Jesse Wagner, Logan and Lincoln Wagner, Chase and Chance Wagner and Jack Wagner.

Contributions can be made in lieu of flowers to Southern Care Hospice.

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

Charles D. Woodard

Charles David Woodard, 74, Mitchell, died Sunday at his residence. Funeral service will be today at Province Funeral Home in Pennington Gap, Va., with burial in Woodard Cemetery in Keokee, Va.

Local arrangements were by Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

Roy L. Craig

Roy Leo Craig, 74, Mitchell, died at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Garden Villa in Bedford. Funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Haverly Funeral Chapel in Mitchell. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral chapel.

Elizabeth J. Hammel

Elizabeth June (Hall) Hammel, Bedford, died Tuesday in Bedford. Arrangements are pending at Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford.

Lori A. King

Lori Ann (Sears) King, 47, Terre Haute, died Sunday in Indian Valley, Va. Funeral arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell. October 20, 2015 Susanne Spear

April 9, 1933 — Oct. 18, 2015

Susanne (Swick) Spear, 82, Bedford, passed peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on Sunday at Garden Villa in Bedford.

She was born in Niagara Falls, N.Y., to Harold and Mildred (Kohnle) Swick on April 9, 1933.

Susanne graduated from the Niagara Falls High School to go on to Alfred Tech College to get her Accounting Degree to later be an accountant for the Community Missions, Inc. in New York.

She married Raymond Clayton Spear on Nov. 14, 1953, at Niagara Falls, N.Y., and he preceded her in death on Dec. 30, 2012.

She is survived by her children, sons, Barry and Pamela Spear of Sevierville Tenn., and Brett and Martha Spear of Lexington. Ky., daughter, Betsey and Victor Makximenko of Bedford; grandchildren, Andrew and Kristy Spear of Virginia, Taryn and Jim Claypool of New York, Sara and Justin Hackett of Florida, Garrett Spear, Tyler Spear, Alex Makximenko, and Tessa Makximenko; great-grandsons, Jackson Spear, Cole Spear, Samuel Claypool, Nicholas Claypool, and Avi Hackett; great-granddaughter, Morgan Claypool; sister, Sally Cleeves of Avon, N.Y.; sister-in-law, Dorthy Swick of New York and several nieces and nephews.

She belonged to the First Presbyterian Church. She loved to crochet and was a very loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her son, Thomas in infancy; three brothers, Robert, William and Donald Swick; and sister, Betty in infancy.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford. Friends and family may call from 11 a.m. until the service on Wednesday. Burial with graveside rites will follow after the service at Cresthaven Memorial Gardens, Bedford.

Charles Pancoast

Dec. 22, 1932 — Oct. 16, 2015

The Rev. Charles L. Pancoast, 82, of Grand Blanc, Mich., went to be with his Lord Friday, from his residence.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Hilltop Pentecostal Church, 2414 Avoca-Eureka Rd, Bedford, with the Rev. Lloyd Naten officiating.

Burial following at Hilltop Pentecostal Church cemetery.

Those desiring may make contributions to Pentecostal Church of God World Missions.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary, Bedford.

The family will receive friends at the church from noon until the time of the service Friday.

Charles was born in Los Angeles, Calif., on Dec. 22, 1932, the son of the late Lee and Isabel (Gilruth) Pancoast. He married Marcella Childers, the daughter of the late Pallas and Nancie (Jackson) Childers, in Avoca, on Oct. 29, 1954.

He began preaching at the young age of 15 and was ordained in the ministry in the Pentecostal Church of God by Rev. A.W. Thomas and Rev. R. Dennis Heard in 1954.

Reverend Pancoast pastored churches in Flatwoods, Ky.; Los Angeles, Calif.; Houston, Texas; Battle Creek, Mich.; Fort Smith, Ark.; and has pastored Harvest Time Tabernacle in Grand Blanc, Michigan, for the past 18 years.

He served the Pentecostal Church of God as the Indiana/Ohio District PYPA President and Kentucky District Secretary/Treasurer. He served as the National PYPA President from 1964-1969 during which time he started the Bible Quiz Program. He was well known for singing “How Big is God” and playing his saxophone.

Reverend Pancoast served as President of Messenger College in Joplin, Mo., from 1984-1991.

He especially had a love for his family and enjoyed spending time with them. He had a great sense of humor and had a heart for people, supporting them and their dreams.

Charles is survived by his wife of 61 years, Marcella; daughters, Charlene (Les) Melton and Loyce (Doug) Lewis; grandchildren, Scott, Craig and Rosalie Melton, Dustin (Whitney) Lewis, and Derek (Alyssa) Lewis; sister, Leila Pancoast; and a great extended family from Indiana.

Patsy R. Foust

Patsy Ruth Foust, 87, Bedford, died at 8:47 p.m. on Monday. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford.

Roy Craig

Roy Craig, 74, Mitchell, died at 1 a.m. today at Garden Villa in Bedford. Funeral arrangements are pending at Haverly Funeral Chapel. October 19, 2015 Doris E. Wagner

May 8, 1931 — Oct. 16, 2015

Doris E. Wagner, 84, of Louisville, formerly of Bedford, died at 8 p.m. on Friday at the Meadowview Health and Rehabilitation Facility.

Born May 8, 1931, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Edwin R. and Ella (Gilstrap) Williams. She married Robert Wagner on Feb. 12, 1950, and he preceded her in death on March 8, 2012.

She was a member of the Central Church of Christ and enjoyed playing Bridge, knitting, and painting.

Survivors include one son, John Frederick Wagner and wife Susie of Lancaster, Calif.; one daughter, Beth Ann Warren and husband Joel of Louisville; three grandchildren, Garret McGill and wife Kasey of Louisville, Mitchell McGill and wife Erin of Floyds Knobs, and Shayna Lambert and husband Clint, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; three great-grandchildren; and four cousins: Myra Gilstrap, Barbara Hodges and husband John, all of Bedford, Ramona Bartlett and husband Tom of Lafayette, and Melanie Foster of Oxford, Miss.

Doris was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and one daughter, Carmella Wagner.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Tuesday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Mike Davis officiating. Burial will follow in the Silverville Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at the mortuary.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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

Nellie M. Mullins

Nov. 6, 1945 — Oct. 16, 2015

Nellie Mae Mullins, 69, Mitchell, passed away at 11:32 a.m. Friday at Indiana University Health Paoli Hospital.

Born Nov. 6, 1945, in Loogootee, she was the daughter of Russell and Rosa (Sheetz) Kelsey. She married Merle Wilson Mullins Oct. 14, 1984.

She was a graduate of Shoals High School, Class of 1963. Nellie served 16 years as a hospice chaplain and was a member of East Oolitic Community Church.

Surviving are her husband, Merle Wilson Mullins of Mitchell; children, Jamie (Marty) Edwards of Mitchell, Sharon (Roosevelt) Smith of Elizabethtown, Ky., Gerald (Marlene) Hart of Berea, Ky., Lisa (Eddie) Kraemer of Spencer, and Chris (Anne) Mullins of Orleans; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and sisters, Ruth (Randy) Chaplain and Nancy Chaplain, both of West Baden Springs, Sandra Hobson of Millersburg and Reta (Herald) Brown of French Lick.

Her parents and brother, Jerry Lee Kelsey, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Millard Jones officiating. Burial will be in Lawrenceport Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Monday and from 10 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com. October 18, 2015 Charles Ansel Hawkins

July 24, 1918 — Oct. 16, 2015

Charles Ansel Hawkins, 97, of Bloomington, passed away Friday at the Richland Bean-Blossom Health Care Center. Charles was born on July 24, 1918, in Guthrie, Indiana; he was the son of Raymond and Leatha (Quillen) Hawkins.

Charles was a graduate of Needmore High School. He served in the United States Navy. Charles retired from CRANE as a Fire Captain. He was a member of the Lifeway Baptist Church and American Legion.

Charles is survived by his daughter, Patricia Eakle (Robert) of Bloomington; two grandsons William King (Susan) and Matthew Yeskie; five great-grandchildren, William King II, Elisha M. King, Jenny Miller, Jason Miller and Josh Miller; twelve great-great grandchildren; a very special niece, Bobbette Root; and several other nieces and nephews.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Gertrude Hawkins, in 1991; son, John Ansel Hawkins in 2008; four brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 20, 2015, at Allen Funeral Home and Crematory, 4155 S. Old State Road 37, with Pastor Steve Von Bokern officiating. Burial will take place in Mitchell Cemetery with military rites conducted by the Veterans Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 5-8pm Monday at the funeral home.

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

Dr. Jack C. Moore

Jan. 18, 1929 — Oct. 13, 2015

Dr. Jack Conrad Moore passed away peacefully on October 13, 2015. He was 86 years old.

Jack was born in Muncie on Friday, January 18, 1929. He was the son of Paul L. Moore and Arbutus (Shore) Moore.

He was a graduate of Anderson High School (1947), Ball State Teachers College (1951), and the Indiana University School of Medicine (1955). His medical residency was in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He was a commissioned Flight Surgeon in the United States Navy and was a Senior Medical Examiner for the Federal Aviation Administration.

Dr. Moore had broad professional and work related experiences in the Muncie and Bloomington communities. He was in private practice in Muncie for twenty-two years and was a founder/interpreter for the Electrocardiographic Interpretation Service, Inc. (EIS). He served as a Medical Director for Ball Corporation and the Director of the Middletown Center for Chemical Dependency at Ball Memorial Hospital. He was a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Muncie and Bloomington communities for eighteen years, training medical students in Medical Education. He was Medical Director at the General Motors Foundry Plant in Bedford. Alongside his medical practice, Dr. Moore served in many professional capacities including: Ball Memorial Hospital Board of Directors, Director of the Executive Physical Program, Chair and staff member of the Coronary Care and Intensive Care Units.

Jack was an active member and officer of several professional organizations including: the American Medical Association, Indiana State Medical Association, American College of Physicians, American College of Sports Medicine, Delaware – Blackford County Medical Society, Muncie Academy of Medicine, East Central Indiana Heart Association and the American Occupational Medical Association.

Dr. Moore also actively participated in many community service organizations including: Delaware County Board of Health, United Way of Delaware County, Delaware County Society for Crippled Children and Adults, Boy Scouts of America, Wapehani Girl Scout Council, Muncie Visiting Nurse Association, Bloomington Hospital Advisory Board, Monroe County Ambulance Advisory Board and the Bloomington Public Health Nursing Association. He was an active Rotarian for over thirty years and a Paul Harris Fellow. He was a member and Elder at First Presbyterian Church in Muncie and a former member of First United Methodist Church in Bloomington.

Dr. Moore is survived by his four children, Deborah Winkle (Donald) of Muncie, Jennifer Smith (Kevin) of Muncie, John Moore (Rhonda) of Bloomington, and Jeff Moore (Ashley) of Bloomington; his grandchildren, Heather Pier (Holly), Steven Parker (Holli) Melissa Delk (Jason), Bryan Smith (Carolyn), Jason Smith, Sarah Muhlenkamp (Cody), Kathryn Smith (fiancé, Andrew Donald), Nathan Smith, Christopher Moore, Matthew Moore, Amy Moore, Samuel Moore, Katie Moore, Justin Moore, Austin Moore, Tyler Moore, and Ryan Moore; his great-grandchildren, Joseph Pier, Cameron Alexandria and Emma Parker, Lauren and Ryan Delk, Audrey, Kevin and Katelyn Smith; his sister, Nancy O’Heron of Pensacola, Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Gretchen Moore in 2014; his brother, Thomas Moore; and his parents.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 in First Presbyterian Church, 1400 West Riverside Avenue, Muncie, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be directed to The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County Inc., The Medical Education Committee of Indiana University School of Medicine, The Ball State University Foundation, The American Cancer Society, First Presbyterian Church of Muncie, or the First United Methodist Church of Bloomington.

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com.

Jack Moore had faith in America. In his home and community and personal life, he truly lived what he believed. We, who knew him so well, were indeed fortunate to have him among us for many years

Doris E. Wagner

May 8, 1931 — Oct. 16, 2015

Doris E. Wagner, 84, of Lousiville, Ky, died Friday. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. on Monday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Elmwood Chapel of the mortuary.

Nellie Mae Mullins

Nellie Mae Mullins, 69, of Mitchel died Friday. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday at Chastain Funeral Home. Services will be 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. October 17, 2015

Mary V. Stevens








Dec. 3,1926 — Oct. 15, 2015

Mary V. Stevens, 88, Bedford, passed away at 7:27 p.m. on Thursday at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford.

She was born in Franklin, Kentucky, on Dec. 3, 1926. Mary married the Rev. James L. Stevens Jr. on Sept. 23, 1949, in Bedford, and he preceded her in death on March 11, 1997.

Mary was a homemaker and member of the Bedford Baptist Temple.

She is survived by one son, Jeff Stevens of Vincennes, three grandchildren, one stepgrandchild

Mary was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Gladys Stevens; and brother, Ray Eldridge.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Monday at the Bedford Baptist Temple with Brother Lyman Taylor officiating. Private burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh

Visitation will be from 2-7 p.m. on Sunday at Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford.

Charles E. Lane

Feb. 11, 1943 — Oct. 14, 2015

Charles Edmond “Gus” Lane, 72, North Vernon, a native of Lawrence County, died at 8:18 p.m. on Wednesday at his residence. The funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. until the service on Saturday. Burial will be at the Vernon Cemetery.

Memorials: to the funeral home to help with expenses.

Nellie M. Mullins

Nellie M. Mullins, 69, Mitchell, died at 11:32 a.m. Friday at Indiana University Health Paoli Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center October 16, 2015 Claude L. Hillenburg

March 30, 1931— Oct. 14, 2015

Claude Lester Hillenburg, 84, of Bedford, died at 4:20 p.m. on Wednesday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born March 30, 1931, in Oolitic, he was the son of Claude J. and Gertrude Cordelia (Ray) Hillenburg. He was a graduate of Oolitic High School with the Class of 1949.

He was wounded and decorated for valor as a Rocketeer in the 8th Army during the Korean War.

He married Wilma Y. Bailey on Jan. 27, 1951 and she preceded him in death on May 6, 2012.

He retired from RCA in 1992.

Survivors include a son, Randy J. Hillenburg and wife Debbie of Indianapolis; a grandson, Nathaniel Alexander Hillenburg of Indianapolis; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a son, Toby Lee Hillenburg; five sisters, Moneva Davis, Ruby Randolph, Lillian Fults, Pauline Webb and Gretna Gilson; and two brothers, Earl and Robert Hillenburg.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Lindy Hopkins officiating. Burial will follow in the Mundell Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the mortuary.

My parents loved flowers, but they loved helping people more. In honor of Claude, please make memorial contributions to the Fairview Community Church.

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

Fred Moler

Jan. 23, 1941 — Oct. 14, 2015

Fred Moler, 74, Leavenworth, died Wednesday evening at Todd-Dickey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Leavenworth.

He was born Jan. 23, 1941, in Tulsa, Okla., to Claude and Ollie (Smith) Moler.

He is survived by his brother-in-law, Jon Ramsay; and several neices and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Kenny Moler; twin sister, Freda Ramsay; and half sister, Tonya Davis Holloway.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements were made with Jones Funeral Home in Heltonville.

David K. Ellis

Feb. 1, 1953 — Oct. 10, 2015

David Keith Ellis, 62, Frostproof, Fla., a native of Mitchell, died at 12:35 a.m. on Saturday in Auburndale, Fla.

Known to most by the nickname, “Drano,” he had lived the last few years in Frostproof. He attended Mitchell High School. He was a mechanic, carpenter and artist. He could fix anything, a real handyman.

He ran Charity Chapel in Bedford for three and a half years.

He loved his family and his dogs.

Preceding him in death are his mother, Margorie Cavett; father, Danny Ellis; and one brother, Danny Dee Ellis.

Surviving are sisters, Sharon (Harvey) Sellers, Marjorie “Peachie” (Bruce) Becker, Terry (Denny) Lemm, Sherry (Mark Bundy) Adams, and Robin (Bill) Woody; and his partner, Bonnie Dalton-Cook.

His family is going to have a private memorial. Friends are asked to say a prayer in his memory. October 15, 2015 Patricia Branaman

Dec. 7, 1942 — Oct. 14, 2015

Patricia “Patti” (Sons) Branaman, 72, of Bedford, died at 12:37 a.m. Wednesday at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.

Born Dec. 7, 1942, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Charles and Betty (Hill) Sons. She married Marvin “Gene” Branaman on Sept. 15, 1961, and he preceded her in death on July 24, 2001.

She was a homemaker and a member of Hillcrest Christian Church. She was a volunteer with the Pink Ladies Auxiliary at Dunn Hospital.

Survivors include two daughters, Kristy Endris and Lisa Brinkworth and husband Dave; a son, Tim Branaman and wife Christy, all of Bedford; six grandchildren, Josh, Joseph, Jade, Michael, Hannah and Madison; and five great-grandchildren, Ben, Eve, Bella and Charlotte Chastain and Emma Endris.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a sister, Linda Johnson.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Charlie Scott officiating. Burial will follow in the Green Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday at the mortuary.

Pallbearers will be: Josh Chastain, Joseph Chastain, Michael Endris, Tim Branaman, Dave Brinkworth, Joe Jakub and an Honorary Pallbearer, Ed Johnson.

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

Jimmie Schofield Sr.

April 20, 1966 — Oct. 13, 2015

Jimmie Lee Schofield Sr., 49, Orleans, passed away at 12:20 p.m. Tuesday at his daughter’s residence.

Born April 20, 1966, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Richard L. and Katherine Irene (Robbins) Schofield, Sr. He married Debbie Lou Gibson Jan. 18, 2008.

Jimmie was employed in construction and was a member of the Hunting Club in Carlisle. He loved hunting, fishing, and any activity outdoors.

Surviving are his wife, Debbie Schofield of Carlisle; father, Richard Schofield Sr., of Mitchell; children, Elisa “Sissy” (Bobby) Burkeen of Orleans, Jimmie (Amanda Brinkworth) Schofield Jr. of Orleans; Evin Richards of Bedford, Ashley (Matt) York of Bedford and Makenzie Richards of DeKalb, Ill.; grandchildren, Clara Schofield, Jaden Schofield, Caidence Schofield, Aaron Brinkworth, Braylon Brewster and Lillie York; brothers, Richard Schofield Jr. of Huron, Thomas Schofield of Mitchell and Bobby Schofield of Mitchell; and his sister, Katherine “Sis” Schofield of Tunnelton.

His mother preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Johnny Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Old Union Cemetery near Fayetteville.

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

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

Casketbearers: Indiana State Police Motor Carrier Division

Memorial Gifts: American Heart Association

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

Wanda J. Parsons

Nov. 8, 1944 — Oct. 13, 2015

Wanda Jean (Ratliff) Parsons, 70 of Shoals, passed away at 8:21 a.m. on Tuesday at Daviess Community Hospital.

She was born Nov. 8, 1944, in Lawrence County, to the late Harold and Nancy Alice (Wease) Ratliff of Bryantsville. She married James Vernon Parsons on Jan.19, 1963.

Wanda graduated in 1962 from Huron High School. She was a very dedicated daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved her home and family very much.

She was a seamstress at Edson Inc. in Loogootee. She also was a loyal follower of Jesus Christ and a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in French Lick.

Surviving are her husband, James V. Parsons of Shoals; children, Sheryl L. (Parsons) Langdon and husband David L. Langdon of Bedford, Tampa R. (Parsons) Holt of Loogootee, and James R. “Bob” Parsons and wife Debra A. Parsons of Shoals; grandchildren, Michael L. Holt, Autumn M. Gibbs and husband Cyrus Gibbs, James D. Holt and partner Kayleigh Lanier, Jared “L.P.” Langdon, Dakota B. Langdon, Rachel N. Parsons, Garrett A. Parsons, and Evan J. Parsons; and great-grandchildren, C.J. and Ava Gibbs and Wynter Holt.

She was preceded in death by sisters, Annette K. McCart and Anita K. Rhodes; brother, Jack L. Ratliff; and a brother in infancy.

Memorial service will be from 3-6 p.m. on Friday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals.

Her ashes will be scattered at a later date at a private ceremony.

A separate memorial service will be at the Kingdom Hall of French Lick on Oct. 31.

Claude Hillenburg Claude Hillenburg, 84, Heltonville, died at 4:20 p.m. on Wednesday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedf October 14, 2015 Dorothy D. Wykoff

Jan. 22, 1947 — Oct. 12, 2015

Dorothy Diane (Baker) Wykoff, 68, of Mitchell, died at 7:44 a.m. Monday at Mitchell Manor.

Born Jan. 22, 1947, in Greene County, she was the daughter of Forrest and Edna Mae (Porter) Baker. She married James Berry Wykoff on June 3, 1966; and he survives.

She was retired from GM Powertrain, Bedford and was a member of Jehovah’s Witness Faith.

Surviving are her husband, James Wykoff of Mitchell; two sons, Richard Dean (Michelle) Wykoff and Justin David Wykoff, both of Bedford; six grandsons, Korey Levi, Nickolas James, Christian James, Lukas Richard, Joshua Thomas and Matthew Gabriel Wykoff; and one sister, Amy Carol (Howard) Phillips of Springville.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, William C. Baker, in 2000; and three sisters, Patricia Ellen (Baker) Harper, in 2005; and two in infancy, Joyce and Judith Baker.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford with Brother Robert Radar officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

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

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

John R. Flinn

June 26, 1926 — Oct. 12, 2015

John Robert “Bob” Flinn, 89, of Bloomington, passed away suddenly at his home early Monday morning, with his devoted wife, Jane, at his bedside.

Bob was born June 26, 1926, in Lawrence County, to John E. and Elizabeth (Ingalls) Flinn. He married Jane Burks on Jan. 16, 1948 and she survives.

Bob was a graduate of Bedford High School with the Class of 1944. He attended the College of Notre Dame as well as Wabash College. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was discharged in 1945.

Bob was employed by GM Powertrain, Bedford, for 30 years, retiring in 1977. He was always known for his ability to remember all of his coworkers’ names at the Bedford plant. He had a great sense of humor.

Bob attended Sherwood Oaks Christian Church in Bloomington. He was a member of American Legion, Gillen Post No. 33 in Bedford and was past Exalted Ruler of the Bedford Elks.

Bob enjoyed crossword puzzles.

Surviving are his wife Jane of Bloomington; one son-in-law, Mike Murray of Maumelle, Ark., grandsons, Michael Murray of Chapel Hill, N.C., and Patrick Murray of Dallas, Texas; great-grandchildren, Miles Murray of Chapel Hill, N.C., Clare Murray of San Marco, Texas, Eleanor Murray of Chapel Hill, N.C., and Izgi Ozel of Beverly Hills, Calif.; a sister-in-law, Fredonna Curry; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Leonard Austin Flinn and William Flinn; two sisters, Madeline Bedford and Juanita Green; one daughter, Judy Murray and one granddaughter, Janie Murray.

Bob was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend.

Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. on Thursday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford with Alan Phillips officiating. Entombment will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens Mausoleum.

Friends may call from 2-3 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

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

Patricia Branaman

Patricia Branaman, 72, Bedford, died at 12:37 a.m. today at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford.

Jimmie Schofield

Jimmie Schofield, 49, Orleans, died at 12:20 p.m. on Tuesday at his residence. Funeral arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell. October 13, 2015 Marjorie A. Shedd

Dec. 6, 1928 — Oct. 10, 2015

Marjorie A. Shedd, 86, of Bloomington, died at 5:22 a.m. on Saturday at Autumn Hills Alzheimer’s Special Care Facility, Bloomington.

Born Dec. 6, 1928, in Toledo, Ohio, she was the daughter of Watson J. and Irene Ethel (Bender) Lunn. She married Richard G. Shedd in June 1952, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 2, 1984.

Marjorie was a graduate of the University of Toledo and a member of Pi Beta Phi. She had lived in Toledo, Ohio, as well as Wabash, Brazil, and Bedford, where she had worked as a bank auditor for Citizens National Bank. She was also a member of First Methodist Church, Bedford.

Surviving are two daughters, Rebecca Lynn Shedd (husband Douglas Halliday) of Minneapolis, Minn., and Martha Louise Shedd (companion J Thomas Forbes) of Bloomington; two sons, Andrew Richard (wife Elsa) Shedd of San Diego, Calif., and David George Shedd of Toronto, Canada; and one grandson, Robert “Robbie” (wife Bobbie) Shedd, San Diego, Calif.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and one brother, William J. Lunn.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford with the Rev. Jenifer Gibbs officiating. Burial will be in Toledo Memorial Park, Toledo, Ohio.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be considered to I.U. Foundation, IN Alzheimer’s Disease Center, P.O. Box 7072, Indianapolis, IN 46207-7072, in memory of Marjorie A. Shedd.

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

Marjorie was a great giver, awesome mother and as a world traveler she “chopped life”.

Minnie L. Bundy

April 29, 1930 — Oct. 10, 2015

Minnie Lucille Bundy, 85, of Heltonville, died at 5 p.m. on Saturday at Garden Villa in Bedford.

Born April 29, 1930, in Spokane, Wash., she was the daughter of Ray and Hazel (Dilly) Welsh. She married Vernon D. Bundy on May 15, 1948, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 27, 2012. She was a pastor’s wife and member of the Mundell Christian Church.

Survivors include 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; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters, Frances Collins of South Bend and Sue Iddings of Minnesota; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and two brothers, Ray and Joe Welsh.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday at the Mundell Christian Church with Pastors Lee Bundy and John Wisley officiating. Burial will follow in the Mundell Christian Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Mundell Christian Church. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

F. Dean Duncan

June 20, 1937 — Oct. 10, 2015

Farrell Dean Duncan, 78, of Arcadia, Fla., passed away peacefully on Saturday and is in the hands of his Lord and Savior after battling melanoma cancer for over three years.

Dean was born June 20, 1937 to William and Anna (Reuter) Duncan of Oolitic and graduated from Oolitic High School.

Dean retired as Chief of Police from Bedford in 1995 and moved his family to Arcadia, Fla., where he became a correctional officer for the State of Florida and retiring again after 13 years of service.

Dean was faithful to his Lord and Savior and served as an Elder in First Christian Church of Arcadia until his illness.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Harriett Sue (Fisher) Duncan, his two brothers and a sister.

Dean leaves behind his loving family including his wife, Helen Gross Duncan; his children, Randy Duncan, Michael Duncan, Daiquiri (Kristeen) Duncan and Desiree (Josh) Taves; eight grandchildren, Sarah Masterson, Brittany Taves, Bailey Taves, Emily Sue Taves, Lindsay Duncan, Ethan Duncan, Matthew Duncan and Jacob Duncan, stepson, William (Tes) Parkyn III, his son Liam; extended grandchildren, Clara Caudill, Grace Caudill and Trevor Almack; a sister-in-law, Judy (Bill) Miller, many nieces and nephews, a very beloved friend, Donna Alexander and her mother, Callie Laney; and many, many other great friends.

There will be no service at this time. A private service will be held at a later date by the family.

Online condolences can be made at pongerkaysgrady.com

Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Homes have been entrusted with the arrangements.

Edna E. McLean

Jan. 1, 1935 — Oct. 10, 2015

Edna Corenia (Frederick) Wright McLean, 80, New Ross, went to be with Jesus on Saturday morning.

Corenia was born on Jan. 1, 1935, in London, Ky., to Oscar and Bertie (Johnson) Frederick. She married James L. Wright on June 7, 1953, and they were blessed with four children. After the deaths of their first beloved spouses, Corenia and Robert McLean were married on Sept. 28, 2003.

She was a 1953 graduate of New Ross High School. She retired from Indiana Cities Water Company after 20 years of service. She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Crawfordsville and also attended the First Christian Church in Veedersburg.

She is survived by her husband of 12 years, Robert McLean; her four children, Terri (Joey) Smith of Loganville, Ga., Jim (Sharon) Wright of Lebanon, Joe (Rhonda) Wright of New Ross and Mike (Kelly) Wright of Bedford; her siblings, Ruth Bronaugh of New Ross, Doris (Bill) Boone of Crawfordsville and Charlie (Martha) Frederick of Wanamaker; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

God blessed Corenia with a second family through her second husband Bob. This family includes his three daughters; Angie, Crystal, and Shannon; their spouses; six grandkids; and six great-grandkids.

She was preceded in death by both parents; her first husband of 49 years, James Wright; and one grandson, Brady Wright.

Funeral service are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday at the First Assembly of God Church, 2070 Lebanon Road, Crawfordsville, with Pastor Rob Hughes officiating. Burial will follow in the New Ross Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today at the church.

Memorials may be made the First Assembly of God Church, or to the New Ross Cemetery Association, c/o Joe Wright, 8862 E. 500 S., New Ross, IN 47968.

Powers-Priebe Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to: powerspriebefh.com. October 12, 2015 Minnie L. Bundy

April 29, 1930 — Oct. 10, 2015

Minnie Lucille Bundy, 85, Heltonville, died at 5 p.m. on Saturday at Garden Villa in Bedford. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday at the Mundell Christian Church. Burial will follow in the Mundell Christian Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Memorials: Bedford Christian Church.

Anna Taylor

A graveside service for Anna Patricia Louise Taylor, who died Wednesday, will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at Mitchell Cemetery. Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center is in charge of the arrangements. October 11, 2015 John Ryan Morgan

Sept. 3, 1988 — Oct. 9, 2015

John Ryan Morgan, 27, of Bedford, passed away from an auto accident at 7:52 a.m. on Friday, October 9, 2015, at IU Health Bedford Hospital.

Born September 3, 1988, in Nashville, TN, he was the son of John and Karen (Buker) Morgan. John married Amanda Padilla on June 9, 2012, and she survives. He was employed at USG in Shoals. John enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, camping and anything outdoors related. He was an artist and a woodworker. John was a loving husband, devoted son, brother and uncle. He had a big heart, was quick witted with a great sense of humor.

Survivors include the love of his life, Amanda; parents, John and Karen Morgan of Bedford; one brother, Joseph Morgan of Boise, ID; grandparents, Byron and Carolyn Buker of Bedford, Marilyn Morgan of Orleans; a devoted nephew Austin Yeskie; adoring niece, Alexis Yeskie; his four legged children, Lily and Lincoln; and several uncles, aunts and cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 13, in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford with Pastor John Lane officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday, October 12th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

Ruth Maxine (Wisley) Workman

May 21, 1924 — Oct. 8, 2015

Ruth Maxine (Wisley) Workman 91, of Bloomfield, passed away at 1:57 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, 2015, at Daviess Community Hospital.

Born May 21, 1924, in Monroe County, she was the daughter of Warren Ray and Clara Jane (McCammon) Wisley.

She retired as office manager for Dr. Turner in Bloomfield. She was a member of the Bloomfield First Presbyterian Church and a former member of the Bloomfield Order of Eastern Star and Psi Iota Xi sorority.

Surviving relatives include: two daughters, Myrna Workman Hall (Terry) of Jasper and Ann Workman Armstrong (Stan) of Springville; one sister, Irma Wisley Creek of Liberty; five grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and many special friends from the Presbyterian Church and the Amish Community.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Dale Workman, on September 25, 2003; her parents; three brothers, Charles Freeman Wisley, Oral Ray Wisley and Wendell Earl Wisley; two sisters, Mary Wisley Wilber and Wilma Wisley Heuchan; special friends, Palmer and Arvada Rader, Bill Lucas, Alton and Celia Graves and Richard and Lelia Lindsey.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 12, 2015, at the Bloomfield First Presbyterian Church, with Pastor Tim Jessen and John Wagler officiating. Interment will follow in Grandview cemetery in Bloomfield.

Public visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday and 1 hour prior to services on Monday at the Bloomfield First Presbyterian Church.

The family asks that all memorial contributions be made to the Bloomfield First Presbyterian Church.

Online condolences to the family are available at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com. October 10, 2015

John R. Morgan John Ryan Morgan, 27, Bedford, died from injuries suffered in an auto accident. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary October 08, 2015 Donald T. Sebright

Graveside service for Donald T. Sebright of Bedford, who died June 10, will be at noon on Saturday at the Chapel of Peace Mausoleum at Cresthaven Cemetery in Bedford.

Family and friends are invited to attend.

Marion H. Andis

Dec. 23, 1938 — Aug. 10, 2015

On Monday, August 10, 2015, Marion passed quietly into the arms of his Lord and Savior after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Springville to Claude and Bernadine (Byers) Andis on Dec. 23, 1938. He attended school in Springville and graduated from Oolitic High School in 1957. His passions were hunting, basketball, motorcycles, old cars and spending time with his buddies, family, and cousins.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1959-1962 in Korea and in France during the Berlin Crisis. While serving in Texas he met and married Judith Bolli. After his service commitment they returned to Indiana and then moved to Denver, Colo., where they had o,ne daughter, Lorie Beth (Andis) Bruehl. Like many people, they moved to California, following their dreams and jobs. He went to school to be an aircraft mechanic. His job with United Airlines lasted until the Air Traffic Controllers went on strike and 3000 mechanics were let go. He worked for Reynolds Metals, in various positions, for 28 years and retired in 2000.

In 1987 he met the love of his life, his best friend, Linda Hart. They moved to Sandpoint, Idaho in 2003 and were married in 2006. He added new passions here, including his love of jeeps. Moab, Utah was a favorite place to climb the slick rocks.

Marion will be remembered for his sense of humor, his stories, his jokes for every occasion and for being the best friend ever. He knew no strangers and he will be greatly missed by many.

He is preceded in death by many family members including his parents; his sister, Imogene (Andis) Watson; and his father-in-law, Richard Kamplain.

He is survived by his loving wife, Linda; his children: Lorie Beth Bruehl, Steven (Reva) Hart and Cyndi Kelly; his grandchildren: Derrick (Cassie) Ross, Andy (Meghan) Ross, Heather Bruehl, and Matthew Andis-Bruehl, Wesley, Samantha, Jadon, and Casey Hart, and Sean Kelly; his great-grandchildren: Shane and Daylyn Ross and William Andis-Bruehl; one aunt, Betty Byers; his brother, Chet Andis and fiancè Susie Newport, his nieces: Sherry (Wayne) Manning, Vickie (Joe) DelVecchio, and Kelly Andis, great-nephews, Alex and Kyle DelVecchio; and lots of cousins, including Becky and Robbie Byers, Merlin (Janet) Baker; and many close and special friends and families.

He was so very proud of his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren and loved them all dearly. He loved the Lord and was assured by his love, grace and mercy.

A memorial service and celebration of his life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Day and Carter Mortuary. A graveside service and military honors at the Lowder Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. and a reception at the Popcorn Christian Church at 3 p.m.

Brenda Quesenberry

Nov. 22, 1951 — Oct. 3, 2015

Brenda Quesenberry, 63, of Mitchell, passed away at 8:13 a.m. on Oct. 3 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22, 1951, she was the daughter of Louis Alvin and Rosella (Heinecke) Moormann. Brenda was a graduate of Plymouth (Illinois) High School, Class of 1969.

On April 16, 1971, she married Robert “Bob” Myron Quesenberry, and he survives.

Brenda enjoyed cooking, arranging flowers, entertaining, helping others, and above all, spending time with her family. For many years, she was a leader of the Augusta, Ill., Lioness Club, the Mitchell Band Parents, the Mitchell Scholarship Foundation, and she also acted as a junior class sponsor in charge of prom for Mitchell High School for 10 years.

Brenda was also a member of the Jacob Finger United Methodist Church in Mitchell, where she was actively involved.

Survivors include her husband, Bob/Myron; children, Aaron Quesenberry of Mitchell and Dr. Amanda Quesenberry (Tad Schroeder) of Champaign, Ill.; her mother, Rosella Moormann of Plymouth, Ill.; one brother, Kevin (Angi) Moormann of Halfway, Mo.; one sister, Joyce (Damien) Van Brooker of East Peoria, Ill.; and, the light of her life, one granddaughter, Amelia Jane Schroeder of Champaign, Ill. She was also survived by several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents and her father.

A celebration of Brenda’s life will be at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at the Jacob Finger United Methodist Church. Friends and family may call at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. A meal will also be served in the Fellowship Hall following the service.

A second celebration gathering will be held in the Fellowship Hall of the Living Faith United Methodist Church in Bowen, Ill. from 2-4 p.m. on Oct. 24.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Jacob Finger United Methodist Church, c/o Brenda Quesenberry, 139 N. Eighth St., Mitchell, IN 47446.

Braelyn Hendley

July 23, 2015 — Oct. 4, 2015

Braelyn Rae-Anne Hendley, nine weeks, of Franklin, died at 4:47 p.m. Sunday at Riley Children Hospital in Indianapolis.

She was born July 23, 2015, in Bedford, the daughter of Autumn Danielle Grissom.

She is survived by her mother, Autumn of Franklin; grandparents, Michelle and Russell Ingle of Orleans, Stephen Grissom of Mitchell, and Tammy and John Endris of Bedford; great-grandparents, Allen and Sarah Hendley of Seymour, Marlene and Randy Swartz of Mitchell, Marjorie Ingle of Paoli and Marvin Ingle of English; great-great-grandparents, Cathy McFarland of Orleans, Debra and John Perkins of Brownstown and Cecil and Nancy Melton of Mitchell.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Friday at the Spice Valley Baptist Church in Mitchell with Pastor Mike Hester officiating. Burial will follow in the Spice Valley Baptist Church Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home in Orleans.

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

A. Patricia Taylor

Nov. 13, 1932 — Oct. 7, 2015

Anna Patricia Louise “Pat” Taylor, 82, died at 9:35 a.m. Wednesday at Mitchell Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. A graveside service will be held in Mitchell Cemetery at a later date. The Chastain Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Mitchell is in charge of the arrangements. October 07, 2015 Johnny D. Caswell Sept. 12, 1973 — Oct. 1, 2015

Johnny D. “John” Caswell, 42, of Springville, died Thursday in Vaughn, N.M.

Born Sept. 12, 1973, in Lawrence County, he was the son of John and Melody (Gardner) Caswell. He was a graduate of Bloomington North with the Class of 1992.

He was an equipment operator for Turner Construction.

Survivors include his parents, of Springville; a sister, Cassandra Caswell of Bloomington; a brother, Mike Caswell of Oolitic; two nieces, Bailey and Kennedy; a nephew, Wyatt; sister-in-law, Crystal Caswell of Oolitic; grandfather, Sam Caswell of Springville and grandmother, Gayle Cole of Lyons. Preceded in death by paternal grandmother, Catherine Caswell; maternal grandfather, Harold Gardner and maternal step-grandfather, Claude D. Cole.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday in the Elmwood Chapel of Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Dishman Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the mortuary.

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

William G. Lane

Feb. 22, 1928 — Oct. 4, 2015

William G. Lane, 87, Mitchell, passed away at 7:05 p.m. Sunday at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born February 22, 1928, in Mitchell, he was the son of Isom and Emma (Goldsberry) Lane.

William was a retired teacher in the state of Michigan, a member of the National Education Association and a life-time member of the Michigan Retired Teachers Association.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

Surviving are his children, Judith Adams of Mitchell, Douglas Adams of Sequim, Wash., and Cheryle Lane of San Bernardino, Calif., a stepdaughter, Kisten Curtis of St. Joseph, Mich.; grandchildren, Emma Adams, Dustin Lane and Daniel Adams and great-grandchildren, April Lane and Timothy Lane.

His parents and brother, Ralph “Coke” Lane, preceded him in death.

Graveside service 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.

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

Brenda Quesenberry

Nov. 22, 1951 — Oct. 3, 2015

Brenda Quesenberry, 63, of Mitchell, died at 8:13 a.m. on Saturday at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. A celebration of her life will be at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at the Jacob Finger United Methodist Church. Friends and family may call at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service.

A meal will be served in the Fellowship Hall following the service.

A second celebration gathering will be held in the Fellowship Hall of the Living Faith United Methodist Church in Bowen, Ill., from 2-4 p.m. on Oct. 24.

Memorials: Jacob Finger United Methodist Church

Marion H. Andis

Dec. 23, 1938 — Aug. 10, 2015

Marion H. “Andy” Andis, 78, Sandpoint, Idaho, died Aug. 10, 2015, following a battle with cancer.

A memorial service and celebration of his life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Day & Carter Mortuary. A graveside service and military honors will be at 2:30 p.m. at the Lowder Cemetery.

A reception at the Popcorn Christian Church will follow.

Kevin K. Torr

Jan. 13, 1983 — Sept. 30, 2015

Kevin Kyle Torr, 32, Bedford, died Sept. 30. Arrangements are pending at Allen Funeral Home in Bloomington. October 06, 2015 Barbara J. Abel June 8, 1946 — Oct. 2, 2015

Barbara J. Abel, 69, of Bedford died at 5:25 a.m. on Friday at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born on June 8, 1946, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Robert and Dorothy (Godsey) Hall. Barbara married Max Abel on July 30, 1966, and he survives.

She was a homemaker, member of the House of Prayer Pentecostal Church and she and Max had a ministry at StoneBridge Health Campus for many years.

Surviving with her husband, Max, of Bedford; is one daughter, Theresa Abel of Mitchell; two sons, Bryan Abel and his wife Carla of Medora and Matthew Abel of Bedford; five grandchildren, Jered Abel, Jordan Abel, Bricyn Abel, Brandyn Abel and Jessica Abel; five great-grandchildren; her sister, Phyllis Abel of Bedford; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Wayne Hall.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday in the Elmwood Chapel of Day & Carter Mortuary with Brother Alan Phillips and Pastor Dennis Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Byers-Rainbolt Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the mortuary.

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

Stephen L. Fish

Oct. 12, 1944 — Oct. 3, 2015

Stephen L. Fish, 70, of Fort Wayne, formerly of Bedford, passed away from complications due to multiple Myeloma Cancer at 9:57 p.m. on Saturday at Towne House Retirement Center in Fort Wayne.

Born October 12, 1944, in Bedford, he was the son of Wayne and Annie (Wray) Fish. He married Patty Senger on June 25, 1965, and she survives.

He retired as a firefighter for the City of Bedford in January 1988. He was a part owner of Four Seasons Sports for five years and drove a school bus for special needs students for seven years.

He was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and a past board member for the Thornton Memorial Boys Club.

Survivors include his wife, Patty, of Fort Wayne; a son, Jim Fish and wife, Natalie, of Fort Wayne; three grandchildren; one stepgranddaughter; two brothers, Jim Fish and wife Lana of Bloomington and Tom Fish of Phoenix, Ariz.; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Kevin Fish.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Father Rick Eldred officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. on Thursday at the mortuary.

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

Phyllis A. Peyton

Aug. 1, 1928 — Oct. 4, 2015

Phyllis Ann Peyton, 87, Westfield, passed away Sunday.

She was born Aug. 1, 1928, in Bedford, the daughter of the late Russell and Mary Elizabeth (Manzenberger) Byers. She married William P. Peyton, who preceded her in passing April 20, 2002, after 51 years of marriage.

Phyllis was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother, always putting her family first. She enjoyed working in the yard, being charitable to those in need, but her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her family.

She is survived by her children, Patricia A. (Robert) Downs, Stephen K. (Kim) Peyton, James M. (Diana) Peyton, Greg P. Peyton, Joseph N. (Heidi) Peyton; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in passing by a grandson, Jonathon Peyton; brother, Robert Byers; and two sisters, Mary Ellen Mitchell and Martha Jean Hunter.

Service will be at noon on Wednesday at Flanner and Buchanan — Hamilton Memorial Park, 4180 Westfield Road.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral center, and also for one hour prior to the service.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Online condolences may be shared by visiting www.flannerbuchanan.com. October 05, 2015 Johnny D. Caswell Sept. 12, 1973 — Oct. 1, 2015

Johnny D. “John” Caswell, 42, of Springville, died Thursday in Vaughn, N.M.

Born Sept. 12, 1973, in Lawrence County, he was the son of John and Melody (Gardner) Caswell.

He was a equipment operator for Turner Construction.

Survivors include his parents of Springville; a sister, Cassandra Caswell of Bloomington; a brother, Mike Caswell of Oolitic; two nieces, Bailey and Kennedy; a nephew, Wyatt; grandfather, Sam Caswell of Springville; and grandmother, Gayle Cole of Lyons.

Additional survivor: sister-in-law, Crystal Caswell of Oolitic.

Additional preceded in death: paternal grandmother, Catherine Caswell; maternal grandfather, Harold Gardner and maternal stepgrandfather, Claude D. Cole.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday in the Elmwood Chapel of Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Dishman Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday and from 10 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the mortuary.

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

Frankie L. Ray

May 7, 1916 — Sept. 30, 2015

Frankie Lou Ray, 99, Mitchell, passed away at 11:27 a.m. Wednesday at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

Born May 7, 1916, in Grayford, she was the daughter of Louis and Frankie C. (Smith) Copeland.

Frankie spent most of her younger years in Indianapolis. She met and married Thomas Ray Sept. 4, 1948. They moved to Orange County in 1959, and later moved to Mitchell. Thomas passed away Sept. 18, 2012.

Surviving are a daughter, Betty Coffey of Sebring, Fla.; a son, Jack Vanosdol of Indianapolis; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a great group of friends and neighbors.

Her parents and husband preceded her in death.

Frankie requested no visitation or service.

Condolences may be sent to www.chastainfuneralhome.com.

Esther M. Hess

June 1, 1942 — Oct. 2, 2015

Esther Marie Moon Hess, 73, Paoli, died at 10:26 a.m. Friday at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.

She was born June 1, 1942, to John and Geneva Stroud Moon. She married Glennis Hess on March 30, 1961.

She was a 1960 graduate of Marengo High School. She attended Midtown Church of Christ in Bedford.

She had worked most recently as a cafeteria cook at Throop Elementary School in Paoli. She was a co-founder of the former Pilot Parent Program, which assisted new mothers of disabled children.

She was from a musically inclined family and had enjoyed playing music with her husband, her father, her sister and brothers and many friends.

Survivors include her husband, Glennis Hess of Paoli; three daughters, Glenda (James) Mahuron of Campbellsburg, Melissa Apple of Paoli and Marva Andrews; three sons, Bryan Hess of Orleans, Chad (Hilda) Hess of Ferdinand and Brent Hess of Paoli; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; six brothers, Donald of Paoli, Raymond of Hardinsburg, Gerald (Teresa) Moon of Mitchell, Roger (Valerie) Moon, Denny (Tammy) Moon and Kevin (Doris) Moon, all of Paoli, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Geneva Moon; a son-in-law, Doug Apple; a sister, Margie Madden; and two brothers, Marvin and Curt Moon.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Paoli Church of Christ, with Brother Denny Moon officiating. Burial will follow at the Oak Grove Cemetery near Hardinsburg. Friends may call at the Paoli Church of Christ from 4-8 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. until the time of service on Tuesday.

McAdams Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Eldean Moffitt

May 27, 1923 — Oct. 4, 2015

Eldean Moffitt, 92, Linton, formerly of Mitchell, passed away at 3:30 a.m. Sunday at Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born May 27, 1923, in Huron, she was the daughter of Charles and Lola (Terrell) Sorrells. She married Lowell P. Moffitt Dec. 22, 1951, and he preceded her in death Feb. 25, 2010.

Eldean retired from M. Fine & Son and was a member, long-time treasurer and Sunday school teacher at the Huron Church of God. She graduated from Huron High School in the Class of 1941.

Surviving: several nieces and nephews and several great-nieces and nephews

Her parents; husband; and siblings, Noble Sorrells, Laverne Sorrells, Romaine Sorrells, William Sorrells, Edward Sorrells, Kathleen King, Juanita Watts, and two brothers in childhood, Russell Sorrells and Othie Sorrells, preceded her 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. John Ketchem officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

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

Memorial Gifts: Huron Church of God

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

Stephen Fish

Stephen Fish, 70, Fort Wayne, died at 9:57 p.m. on Saturday in Fort Wayne. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary. October 04, 2015

Harold F. ‘Bub’ Chambers Jr.

Aug. 25, 1961 — Oct. 1, 2015

Harold F. “Bub” Chambers Jr., 54, of Heltonville, passed away on Thursday, October 1, 2015, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Bub was born August 25, 1961, in Lawrence County to Sharon Rose (Martin) Moore and the late Harold Chambers Sr.

Survivors include his son Justin Chambers of Heltonville; mother, Rose Moore of Heltonville; three sisters, Beth Turpin (Mike) of Mitchell, Regina Moore (John) of Springville, and Kim Black (Rick) Bloomington; one brother, Dale Moore Jr. of Heltonville; nieces and nephews Amber, Zach, Lacie, Karissa, Kaytlyn, Gavin, Mason, Jenna, and Emma, and several aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Chambers Sr.; stepfather, Dale Moore Sr.; maternal grandparents, Perry and Leona Martin; and paternal grandparents, Roy and Glodene Chambers.

Services for Bub will be 1 p.m. Tuesday October 6, 2015, at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third St., Bloomington. Pastor Randy McVey and Sister Dixie Stancombe will officiate the service and burial will follow at Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Monday from 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday from noon until service time at the Funeral Chapel.

The family would like to thank all of the nurses and doctors with the IU Health Critical Care Unit who took such great care of Bub. They would also like to thank Elders Journey Home Health Care.

Memories of Bub and condolences to the family may be shared at www.thefuneralchapel.net. Johnny D. ‘John’ Caswell Johnny D. “John” Caswell, 42, of Bedford, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford.

Carl Clayton Ward

Carl Clayton Ward, 99, of Mitchell, died Friday. Arrangments are pending at Allen Funeral Home and Crematory in Bloomington.

Barbara J. Abel

June 8, 1946 — Oct. 2, 2015

Barbara J. Abel, 69, of Bedford, died Friday. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Wednesday at Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. October 03, 2015 Russell D. Cobb July 27, 1932 — Oct. 1, 2015

Russell D. Cobb, 83, Springville, died at 3:42 p.m. on Thursday at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation in Bedford.

Born July 27, 1932, in Bedford, he was the son of Frank Boone and Lois (Bridwell) Cobb. He married Twila Luann Faubion on Feb. 24, 1957, and she survives.

He was a farmer, a bus driver for Springville Elementary School and retired as a custodian at Oolitic Middle School.

He was a veteran of the Korean War and of the Christian faith.

Survivors include his wife, Twila of Springville; a son, John D. Cobb and wife Penny; a daughter, Janet D. Godsey and husband Mark; four grandchildren, Alexandra Dair Cobb, Jordan David Cobb, Erik Brendan Godsey and Morgan Danielle Godsey; a great-grandson, Josiah David Cobb; and a sister, Judith Kay Cobb Bartlett.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother-in-law, Fred Bartlett.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Kevin Giggy officiating. Burial will follow in Springville Cemetery West with military rites accorded at the graveside by members of Gillen Post No. 33 American Legion and DAV Chapter 2.

Visitation will be from 3-8 pm on Monday and from 10 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the mortuary.

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

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

Carolyn F. Wessell

Oct. 29, 1950 — Oct. 2, 2015

Carolyn Faye (Shirley) Wessell, 64, of Bedford, passed away on Friday at her residence.

She was born on Oct. 29, 1950, in Buddha to Charles L. and Virginia (Hall) Shirley. She attended Tunnelton High School and retired from Dana Corp. in Mitchell

Survivors include her children, Twanette Wessell, Tonya (Kenny) Amick, Harold (Jamie) Wessell, Adam (Marilyn) Wessell and Gayle Wessell; sisters, Judy (Norman) Gerkin, Ruby (Ben) Tuell, Betty Goen and Doris Duncan; brothers, Don (Barbara) Shirley and Clyde (Kathy) Shirley; two stepdaughters, LeeAnn and Lisa Mynatt; grandchildren, Andrew Wessell, Aiden Wessell, Alex Wessell, Tasha Wessell, Ryan Wessell, Michael Norman, Taylor Wessell, Bailey Wessell, Lakin Wessell, Tanner Wessell, Daniel Busch and Olivia Page; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Linda Crawford and Georgia Duncan; and brothers, Bill Shirley, Gene Shirley, Harold Shirley and Jim Shirley.

Visitation will be from 2- 6 p.m. on Sunday at Cresthaven Funeral Home. Cremation will follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services.

Dorothy Bowman

Nov. 27, 1940 — Oct. 1, 2015

Dorothy J. “Dodie” Bowman, 74, passed away at 12:32 p.m. Thursday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born Nov. 27, 1940, in Ellettsville, she was the daughter of Gaines Francis and Kathryn Elizabeth (Burns) Crandall Sr. She married John Henry “Jack” Bowman on Dec. 13, 1974, and he preceded her in death May 27, 2000.

Dodie had been employed at Indiana University School of Law. She was a graduate of Bloomington High School in 1958, and attended Indiana University.

She was a member of Jacob Finger United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and American Legion Auxiliary Post No. 250.

Surviving are a brother, Gaines Francis “Jack” Crandall Jr. of Anderson; and a sister, Lillian June Rife also of Anderson.

Her parents; husband; and siblings, Lois Jane Lunsford and Robert Lee Crandall, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Jacob Finger United Methodist Church with the Rev. Eric Kersey officiating. A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. at Valhalla Memory Gardens in Bloomington.

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

Memorial Gifts: Jacob Finger United Methodist Church.

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

Gladys L. Cundiff

Feb. 14, 1930 — Oct. 1, 2015

Gladys L. Cundiff, 85, Trinity Springs, went to her heavenly home at 7:40 p.m. on Thursday.

Born in Lawrence County on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, 1930, she was the daughter of Ralda L. and Amanda E. (Elkins) Honeycutt. She married Loval R. Cundiff on Dec. 17, 1945, in Shoals, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 13, 1976.

She retired from RCA after 23 years of service. She attended Mount Olive Church of Christ.

Gladys enjoyed traveling with her family, sewing, crocheting and playing bingo.

She is survived by her son, James L. Cundiff and wife Elizabeth of Shoals; daughters, Ruby L. Staggs of Shoals, Patricia and husband Dale Boyd of Shoals, and Nancy and husband Gary Sexton of Shoals; daughter-in-law, Donna Cundiff of Bedford; 23 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Helen and husband Denver Craft of Trinity Springs.

She is preceded in death by sons, Wayne Lee Cundiff and Charles L. Cundiff; granddaughter, Christa Boyd; great-granddaughter, Amanda Horsting Lee; seven brothers; and two sisters.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Trinity Springs Cemetery.

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

Harold Chambers Jr.

Aug. 25, 1961 — Oct. 1, 2015

Harold F. "Bub" Chambers Jr., 54, Heltonville, died Thursday. Calling will be from 4-8 p.m. on Monday and noon until 1 p.m. Tuesday at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard in Bloomington. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Jennifer Tatlock

Jennifer D. Tatlock, 28, Bloomington, died Tuesday. Funeral service will be at noon on Monday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the service at noon at the funeral home. Burial will be in Valhalla Memory Gardens, Bloomington. October 02, 2015 Elizabeth A. Little May 20, 1925 — July 18, 2015

Elizabeth Ann Little, 90, of Bedford, died July 18 at Garden Villa in Bedford.

Born May 20, 1925, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Jesse T. and Louise (Hostetler) Carter.

She worked at the Bedford Regional Medical Center in Central Supply for 17 years and retired in 1988. She was a graduate of the Bedford High School with the Class of 1943. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bedford.

Survivors include a son, Micheal J. Little of West Linn, Ore.; two daughters, Jackie L Wilkerson of Brown County and Cindy A. Babbs of Spencer; six grandchildren, Jill Little, Jon Little, Kelly Page, Joseph Wilkerson, Kellan Babbs and Camren Babbs; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Jesse T. Carter Jr. of Oolitic; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, William R. Carter, and a granddaughter, Kate Little.

Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Kregg Burris officiating. A celebration of her life will follow in the Family Life Center.

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

Charles O. Owens

July 15, 1922 — Sept. 30, 2015

Charles O. Owens, 93, of Bedford, died at 11:50 p.m. on Wednesday at Johnson’s Christian Village.

Born July 15, 1922, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Charles S and Gladys (King) Owens.

He retired from NWSC Crane where he was an assistant security director from 1946 to 1977. He was a veteran of World War II serving with the U.S. Navy.

He was a member of the Faith Lutheran Church in Bloomington and Gillen Post No. 33 American Legion where he had served as a past commander. He enjoyed woodworking.

Survivors include a daughter, Beth Gilman and husband David, of Fort Myers, Fla.; a son, Michael Owens of Bedford; four grandchildren, Ashley Gilman Meyer and husband John, Austin Gilman and wife Andrea, Kyle Gilman and Kelly Gilman Long and husband Cameron; seven great-grandchildren; and a sister, Norma Owens Thomas of Bedford.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Joyce Owens Meadows; and a brother, Bill Owens.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Monday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Chris Beck officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the service on Monday at the mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to Gillen Post No. 33 American Legion.

The family would like to thank the staff of Johnson’s Christian Village for their loving care and friendship.

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

Harry Erdmann

Oct. 2, 1927 — Sept. 29, 2015

Harry C. Erdmann, 87, New Salisbury, passed away on Tuesday at Hosparus Inpatient Care Center.

Harry was a member of American Legion Cecil Martin Post No. 250 and VFW Post 9107 both of Mitchell. He was a native of Bedford and graduate of Bedford High School, Class of 1945.

Surviving are his daughters Marlene (Pat) Thompson of New Amsterdam and Suzanne (Charlie) McDermott of Jeffersonville; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a brother Thomas Erdmann of Columbus.

Harry was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Jeanette Erdmann (nee Queen); daughter, Janet Davis; father, Bruno Erdmann; mother, Erna Erdmann; and brother, Donald Erdmann.

Memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at E.M. Coots’ Sons Funeral Home with Brother Terry Graves officiating. Visitation will be from 9-10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Cremation was chosen.

Graveside military rites by American Legion Post No. 250 will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cresthaven Memory Gardens Cemetery, 3522 Dixie Hwy. Bedford, with final prayer service by Minister Kenneth Buzek of Laconia.

Memorial contributions in Harry Erdmann’s memory may be sent to Hosparus Inpatient Care Unit, Norton Healthcare Pavillion, 315 East Broadway, 6th Floor, Louisville, KY. 40202-1703.

Online condolences to www.cootsfuneralhome.com.

Dorothy Bowman

Nov. 27, 1940 — Oct. 1, 2015

Dorothy J. “Dodie” Bowman, 74, Mitchell, died at 12:32 p.m. Thursday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Jacob Finger United Methodist Church. Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Valhalla Memory Gardens in Bloomington. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the service on Monday at the church.

Memorials: Jacob Finger United Methodist Church.

Barb Abel

Barb Abel, 69, Bedford, died today at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary.

Johnny Caswell

Johnny Caswell, 42, Springville, died Thursday in Vaughn, N.M. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary.

Frankie L. Ray

Frankie L. Ray, 99, Mitchell, died at 11:27 a.m. Wednesday at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. October 01, 2015 John L. Denny Oct. 18, 1939 — Sept. 25, 2015

John L. Denny, 75, of Bedford, died at 2:45 p.m. Friday at his residence.

Born Oct. 18, 1939, in Bedford, he was the son of Morris “Beanie” Denny and Helen (Pentzer) Denny.

He married Dorothy “Dottie” Fortner on May 26, 1962, and she survives. They were married 53 years.

He was a U.S. Army Recruiter for 24 ½ years, retiring in 1984. John was a graduate of Bedford High School with the Class of 1958; he was a member of Bedford First Christian Church over 50 years; a veteran of the U.S. Army; and was a volunteer with the American Red Cross.

Surviving are his wife, Dottie, of Bedford; two sons, Brian (Sheila) Denny of Bradley, Ill., and Jeffrey (Denise) Denny of Bedford; two grandchildren, Heather (Jeremy) Robertson and Eric (fiancée Brittany) Denny; three great-grandchildren, McKeyle, Mia and Maycie; special friends, Shawn (Karen) Deaton, Austin and Shawn Deaton Jr.; one brother, Marc (May Jo) Denny of Palatine, Ill.; two sisters, Marian Susie (Guy) Rumsey of Bedford and Julie Denny-Hughes of Indianapolis; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, with Pastor Lindy Hopkins officiating. Burial will be in Leatherwood Cemetery. Military rites will be accorded at the grave by members of American Legion, Gillen Post No. 33 of Bedford.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

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

Robert White Sr.

Nov. 22, 1931 — Sept. 29, 2015

Robert White Sr., 83, Mitchell, died at 4:55 p.m. on Tuesday at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bedford. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery with military rites.

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