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Obituaries - September 2015




September 30, 2015 Jennifer Tatlock

Jennifer D. Tatlock, 28, Bloomington, died on Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford. September 29, 2015 Larry W. Kirkman Nov. 28, 1950 — Sept. 26, 2015

Larry W. Kirkman, 64, of Bedford, passed away on Saturday at Indiana University Health Hospital, Bedford.

Born Nov. 28, 1950, in Bedford, he was the son of Jim Kirkman and the late Rhoda “Ray” Kirkman. He married Connie Hammond in November 1968; and she survives.

Larry was a graduate of Needmore High School, Class of 1969. He worked for Wetterau Foods and was the Store Manager at IGA and the former Buehlers Buy-Low.

Larry was of the Protestant faith. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 14 F&AM and the Valley of the Shriners in Indianapolis.

Larry loved Bobby Knight and Indiana University basketball. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends telling stories on his back porch.

Surviving are his wife, Connie, of Bedford; father Jim Kirkman of Mitchell; two daughters, Kelly (Michael) Clark of Bedford and Tami (Tony) Young of Bedford; five grandkids, Kyla Kirkman (Stevie Terrell), Whitney Reynolds, Jackson Reynolds, Kody Young, Presley Clark and Chesney Clark; three great-grandchildren, Karson, Karter and Maylee Terrell; one brother, Tim (Cathy) Kirkman, of Austin, Texas; one sister, Martha (David) Hanners; best friend and brother-in-law, Arnold Bell and his wife Sheila; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother; brother, Scott Kirkman; and a brother that died in infancy.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, with Lyman Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

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

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

Bobby Mitchell

Nov. 2, 1926 — Sept. 27, 2015

Bobby Mitchell, 88, Mitchell, passed away at 11 a.m. Sunday at his residence.

He was born on Nov. 2, 1926, in Union County, Ill., to Alfred Mitchell and Mamie (Lingle) Mitchell, he first married Mariam Royer and she preceded him in death and then married Elnora June (Richason) Mitchell and she preceded him in death.

Bobby retired from the L&N Railroad, he was the owner of Mitchell’s Pest Control, and he also worked for Carpenter Body Works in Mitchell, where he delivered school buses.

He was a lifetime member of the Mitchell American Legion Post No. 250 and the Mitchell VFW Post No. 9107. He was a US Navy Veteran.

Survivors include two sons, Jerry (Janet) Mitchell of Fort Wayne and Ric (Barbara) Mitchell of Bedford; two stepchildren, Randy Kelley of Mitchell and J. Kelley Blair and husband John of Bloomington; one sister, Ruth Brachel of Savannah, Ga.; grandchildren, Heather Mitchell of Denning, N.M., Kristopher Mitchell of Gordonsville, Tenn., Whitney and Kasey Kelley of Mitchell, Brittany Blair of Bloomington, Cinnamon Kelley of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Temple Kelley of Houston, Texas, Wade Griffin of Portland, Ore., and Jackie Bruner of Fort Wayne; two great-grandchildren, Rose Moran of Denning, N.M., and Nathan Gonzalez of Indianapolis; and nephew, Jack Vick of Iowa.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Frances Vick; and brother, Paul Mitchell.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery, with military rites by Mitchell American Legion Post No. 250.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday at Cresthaven Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services. September 28, 2015

Larry Kirkman

Larry Kirkman, 64, of Bedford, died Saturday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. September 26, 2015 Ernest Fortner July 6, 1945 — Sept. 23, 2015

Ernest M. “Mike” Fortner, 70, passed away at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, at Indiana University Health Community Hospital in Indianapolis.

He was born July 6, 1945, in Bedford, the son of Ernest W. and Alice M. (Sego) Fortner.

He retired as a federal law enforcement employee of the National Forest Service. Mike was also a long-time employee of JimDay Furniture and Appliance Store. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and member of the Free Methodist Church.

Surviving are two sons, Michael Shannon (Donna) Fortner, Bedford, and Timothy Scott (Jessica) Fortner, Orleans; grandchildren, Kody, Koral and Krystina Fortner, Orleans; a nephew, Stephen Howard Roberts, Bedford.

His parents and a sister, Donna F. Roberts, preceded him in death.

Visitation will be Sunday, Sept. 27, from 2-4 p.m. at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

Cremation will follow.

Memorial contributions: Favorite charity of your choice.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com. September 25, 2015 Randy B. Jackson Feb. 28, 1954 — Sept. 23, 2015

Randy B. Jackson, 61, of Heltonville, Ind., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 23 at his residence.

He was born Feb. 28, 1954, in Linton, Ind., the son of Ervin R. and Clita (Hayes) Jackson.

Randy worked at GM as a machine operator and loved watching sports.

Surviving relatives include his wife, Darlene Jackson of Heltonville; his children, Melissa, Michelle, Jason, Steven and Stephanie; 17 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one brother, Mark C. Jackson, and a nephew, Garry Joe Jackson.

Randy was preceded in death by two brothers, Garry Jackson and infant brother Larry Jackson and his parents.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday and noon Monday until the hour of service at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Pastor Jack Jacobs officiating. Burial will follow at Owensburg Cemetery.

Online condolences and memories can be shared with the family at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com.

Judith Todd

Jan. 3, 1937 — Sept. 19, 2015

Judith Fay Todd, 78, Bedford, died Saturday. A graveside service will take place at noon Saturday at Walker Chapel Cemetery in Kirksville. No visitation is planned.

Danny Mundy

Sept. 26, 1950 — Sept. 23, 2015

Danny Earl Mundy, 64, Mitchell, died Wednesday at his residence. Cremation was chosen. There will be no visitation. Haverly Funeral Chapel & Cremation was in charge of arrangements. September 24, 2015 Kathryn Waynick Sept. 26, 1917 — Sept. 22, 2015

Kathryn L. Waynick, 97, of Orleans passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015, at 9 p.m. at Paoli Health & Living Community.

She was born on Sept. 26, 1917, in Borden, Ind., the daughter of Jess and Edith (Fisher) Herle

She married Ray Randolph Waynick on Sept. 27, 1941, at Randolph Field Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, and he preceded her in death in the summer of 1944.

She worked at her family business as an owner of Herle’s Café for many years. She was also a teacher for three years in Lebanon, Ind. She was a member of the Orleans United Methodist Church and Orleans Phi Beta Psi Sorority. She graduated from Orleans High School class of 1935 and from Indiana University with a teaching and music degree.

She is survived by her daughter, Leah Rae Waynick of Orleans; one niece, Linda (Robert) Harris of Orleans; one great-niece, Kristin (Marco) Deckard of Southport, Ind.; one great-nephew, Scott (Dana) Harris of Liberty, Mo.; four great-great-nieces and nephews and two great-great-great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one great-niece, Tammy Walker.

The funeral will be on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, at 2 p.m. at the Orleans United Methodist Church with Reverend Curtis Hurley and Reverend Jacqueline Munson officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Orleans.

Friends are invited to visitation at Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home on Friday from 4-8 p.m.

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

Jay D. Baker

June 23, 1956 — Sept. 19, 2015

Jay Donald Baker, 59, of Bedford, died Saturday after a brief illness.

Born June 23, 1956, in Bedford, he was the son of Billy Don and Roberta (Chastain) Baker. He played basketball for Shawswick High School before graduating with the class of 1974.

He was a machine repairman at GM until retirement in 2010.

Survivors include two daughters, Whitney Baker (Dakota Evans) of Bedford and Haley Hatfield (Bobby) of McCordsville; a son, Garrett Baker (Jodi) of Bloomington; a sister, Denise Dillman (Jay) of Bedford; two grandchildren, Koltyn Evans of Bedford and Cruz Hatfield of McCordsville; a sister-in-law, A.J. Sloan (Jim) of Zionsville; aunt, Mary Scheffel of Bedford; several nieces and nephews including Molly Mayer (Tyler) and their children, Jay and Leo; several cousins and his special little buddy, Klayton Pence.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. on Friday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Jim McDowell officiating. Burial will follow in the Hilltop Cemetery in Avoca.

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

Pallbearers are: Bill Burns, Mike Hutton, Scott Ramft, Greg Walters, Brett Dillman, Justin Plummer and Terry Waggoner.

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

Roger Lee

March 20, 1953 — Sept. 17, 2015

Roger Dale Lee, 62, Irving, Texas, passed into eternity on Thursday in Irving.

Born in Bedford, on March 20, 1953, he was the son of Logan and Jean (Mattox) Lee. Roger married Carol Toye on Aug. 11, 1973, and she survives.

He grew up in the Coxton area and graduated from Fayetteville High School in 1971. He attended Harding University, Searcy, Ark., and Harding Graduate School in Memphis, Tenn., earning his M.S. in 1979.

He was a minister of the gospel for more than 45 years. He had been employed with Lubbock Children’s Home in Lubbock, Texas; Shultz Lewis Children’s Home, Valparaiso, and Potter’s Children’s Home, Bowling Green, Ky.

He is survived by his wife, Carol; two daughters, Renay (Robert) Cameron and Angela Lee, both of Texas; a son, Shawn (Miriam) of Texas; two grandsons, Caden and Darian; his parents; a sister, Beverly (Dan) Kerr of Bedford; four brothers, Jim (Cathy) Lee of Valdosta, Ga., Sam (Pam) Lee of O’Fallon, Mo., Randy (Tammy) Lee of Florence, S.C., and John Lee of Bedford; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Donna Conner.

There will be a time to share your condolences with family and friends from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday at his parents’ residence, 78 W. Coxton Road.

Please feel free to share any memories of Roger with his family.

Margaret Chastain

Oct. 1, 1915 — Sept. 23, 2015

Margaret Chastain, 99, Mitchell, died Wednesday at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bedford. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Talbott Cemetery east of Mitchell. Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. There will be no visitation.

Danny Mundy

Danny E. Mundy, 64, died Wednesday at his residence. Funeral arrangements are pending at Haverly Funeral Chapel. September 23, 2015 Richard Allen Oct. 30, 1950 — Sept. 20, 2015

Richard “Dickie” Allen, 64 of Oolitic, passed away on Sunday at 3:25 p.m. at his residence. Dickie was originally from Mitchell, was born on Oct. 30, 1950, the son of Paul and Orpha (Kimble) Allen. He graduated from Mitchell High School in 1969.

He and his former wife, Becky (Reynolds) Allen had three sons, Dustin Allen and Natasha McAlister of Bedford, Kip (Amy) Allen of Orleans, and Wil (Brandy) Allen of Orleans. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Kelsi Allen, Kensi Allen, Shylyn Allen, Madyson Snack, Mylee Allen and Braden Allen. Dickie is also survived by one brother, Duane (Martha) Allen of Bedford; three sisters, Brenda (Myron) Curry of Medora, Paula Mullis of Whiteland and Joyce Speer of Park City, Utah.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and one nephew, Petey Mullis.

Dickie was retired from NWSC Crane, and was a U.S. Army Veteran serving two years. He was a member of the Oolitic VFW.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Dickie will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

A celebration of his life and memories will be shared on Friday from 4-7 p.m. at Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford.

Katherine Craig

Nov. 14, 1952 — Sept. 21, 2015

Katherine Belle Craig, 62, of Greenwood passed away Monday at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind.

Kathy was born on Nov. 14, 1952, in Linton, Ind., the daughter of Robert L. and Hazel Ann (Maddock) Summerville.

She was a registered nurse working in Bedford. She was a member of the Scotland Full Gospel Church and loved spending time with her grandchildren and cooking.

She is survived by her children, Jon (Jamie) Buchanan of Greenwood, and Micah (Melissa) of Camby; and her grandchildren, Richard “RJ”, Aidan, Rebecca, Grayson and Eloise. She has one brother, Bobby (Pam) Summerville of Bloomfield, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her first husband Richard D. Buchanan, her second husband Morris L. Craig, and her parents.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Friday and from noon until the hour of the service Saturday at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Pastor Ron Helderman officiating. Burial will follow at Scotland Cemetery.

Online condolences and memories can be shared with the family at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com.

Roger Lee

March 20, 1953 — Sept. 17, 2015

Roger Dale Lee, 62, Irving, Texas, passed into eternity on Thursday in Irving.

Born in Bedford, on March 20, 1953, he was the son of Logan and Jean (Mattox) Lee. Roger married Carol Toye on Aug. 11, 1973, and she survives.

He grew up in the Coxton area and graduated from Fayetteville High School in 1971. He attended Harding University, Searcy, Ark., and Harding Graduate School in Memphis, Tenn., earning his M.S. in 1979.

He was a minister of the gospel for more than 45 years. He had been employed with Lubbock Children’s Home in Lubbock, Texas; Shultz Lewis Children’s Home, Valparaiso, and Potter’s Children’s Home, Bowling Green, Ky.

He is survived by his wife, Carol; two daughters, Renay (Robert) Cameron and Angela Lee, both of Texas; two grandsons, Caden and Darian; his parents; a sister, Beverly (Dan) Kerr of Bedford; four brothers, Jim (Cathy) Lee of Valdosta, Ga., Sam (Pam) Lee of O’Fallon, Mo., Randy (Tammy) Lee of Florence, S.C., and John Lee of Bedford; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Donna Conner.

There will be a time to share your condolences with family and friends from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday at his parents’ residence, 78 W. Coxton Road.

Please feel free to share any memories of Roger with his family. September 22, 2015 Jay D. Baker June 23, 1956 — Sept. 19, 2015

Jay Donald Baker, 59, of Bedford, died Saturday after a brief illness.

Born June 23, 1956, in Bedford, he was the son of Billy Don and Roberta (Chastain) Baker. He played basketball for Shawswick High School before graduating with the class of 1974.

He was a machine repairman at GM until retirement in 2010.

Survivors include two daughters, Whitney Baker (Dakota Evans) of Bedford and Haley Hatfield (Bobby) of McCordsville; a son, Garrett Baker (Jodi) of Bloomington; a sister, Denise Dillman (Jay) of Bedford; sister-in-law, A.J. Sloan (Jim) of Zionsville; aunt, Mary Scheffel of Bedford; several nieces and nephews including Molly Mayer (Tyler) and their children, Jay and Leo; several cousins and his special little buddy, Klayton Pence.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. on Friday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Jim McDowell officiating. Burial will follow in the Hilltop Cemetery in Avoca.

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

Pallbearers are: Bill Burns, Mike Hutton, Scott Ramft, Greg Walters, Brett Dillman, Justin Plummer and Terry Waggoner.

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

Edith M. Harris

March 19, 1931 — Sept. 21, 2015

Edith Mae Harris, 84, of Bedford, died at 7:25 a.m. on Monday at Westview Nursing and Rehab.

Born March 19, 1931 in Kentucky, she was the daughter of George and Ottie Mae (Hammond) Jewell. She married George “Fred” Harris on March 25, 1955, and he survives.

She was a homemaker and a member of the White River Baptist Church for 59 years.

Survivors include her husband, Fred, of Bedford; two daughters, Georgeanna Harris and Angela Myers and husband Brian, all of Bedford; a grandson, Dakota Myers of Bedford; a granddaughter, Kristy Myers, of Bedford; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert Jewell and wife Pat and Harold Jewell, all of Ohio; three sisters, Margaret Godsey, Gladys Wright and husband Gene and Elsie Shaw, all of Kentucky; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Gaither Hammond.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday at the White River Baptist Church with Kenny Dalton and Kyle Hall officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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

Olin Gale Kern

Nov. 11, 1929 — Sept. 19, 2015

Olin Gale Kern, 85, of Bedford, passed away on Saturday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Olin was born Nov. 11, 1929, in Lawrence County and was the son of Volney L. and Grace (Hall) Kern. He married Marta Jo Holmes on June 15, 1955, and this year marked their 60th wedding anniversary.

He attended Fayetteville School graduating with the Class of 1948. After graduation, he worked as a mechanic and painter prior to entering the U.S. Army on March 4, 1951. He completed his military service during the Korean War and was discharged with the rank of Sgt. on March 13, 1953.

Olin was employed by the Monon Railroad in their offices in Bedford and Detroit, Mich. He began his employment with National Gypsum Co. at Shoals in 1959. He retired in 1991 after 32 years of service with the company.

During his retirement, he especially enjoyed attending various activities of his grandchildren, woodworking, rebuilding cars, fishing, and spending time with family. By living up to the “My Dad Can Fix Anything” family expression, he never lacked projects to complete.

He was baptized Aug. 19, 1941, and was a lifetime member of the Old Union Christian Church. A faithful and active member of the church, he served for many years in various capacities, including: deacon, trustee, teacher, and elder. In later years he attended Leatherwood Christian Church.

For the past three years, Olin was a resident of Autumn Hills in Bloomington, where the staff provided professional, compassionate, and loving care for their “Pa-Paw”.

Olin is survived by his wife, Marta Jo Kern; two daughters, Julie (Brian) Waldo of Bedford and Jayma (Ken) Ambrose of California; two grandchildren, Benjamin and Sarah Waldo; a sister, Mabel Henderson; nieces, Myra (Denver) England and Joyce (Bill) Burns; and nephews, Kenny Gale Brock and Tom Henderson.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Paul and Waldo Kenneth Kern; sister, Elsie Brock; niece, Mona Grace (Brock) Cobb; and nephews, Joel Henderson and James Drew Brock.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastors Charlie Scott and Sherman Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in the Old Union Cemetery where military rites will be accorded at the graveside by members of Gillen Post No 33 American Legion and D.A.V. Chapter No. 2.

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.

Patrick R. Woods

On Sept. 16, Patrick Ross Woods, age 60, passed away at the Reston Hospital Center due to a sudden illness.

Mr. Woods was born and raised in Bedford, by his parents Walter and Geraldine. He attended Bedford High School where he was a basketball star, a chess enthusiast, and an avid debater. He earned a B.S. degree in Public Administration and a M.P.A. in Public Management from Indiana University in 1980. While attending IU as an undergraduate student, he served as a city councilman in Bedford, the youngest individual at the time to ever serve in such a position.

Shortly after receiving his degrees, he moved to Maryland where he resided the rest of his life. It was in Maryland where he started his long and successful career in aerospace technology. Pat became an acknowledged leader in the country’s space programs; working at Integral Systems, Lockheed Martin, Loral Aerospace, Ford Aerospace, and Integrity Applications.

He started at Ford Aerospace as a software engineer working on the Hubble Space Telescope satellite operations control center at Goddard Spaceflight Center, and later became the Program Manager for that effort. From 1988 to 1990, Pat led a team that received three NASA Headquarters and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center awards for their achievement, dedication, and support of the ground systems in the satellite operations control center, and the subsequent support of the successful Hubble Space Telescope launch. These successes led to him being appointed Director of Mission Operations for Lockheed Martin (formerly Loral Aerospace and Ford Aerospace).

Pat joined Integral Systems in 1995 where as Director of Mission Operations he led the team that built the satellite command and control system for NOAA and the military’s polar weather satellites. He built upon this success by leading the team that designed and delivered the command and control system for all of the military’s communication satellites. The delivery of this system was a first for the military; it was built using commercially available software at a fraction of historical prices. Through his success at Integral, Pat progressed from Director of Mission Operations to Vice President of NOAA Programs, to Executive Vice President of Government Programs.

Pat joined Integrity Applications in 2007, where he used his 30 years of industry experience with satellite ground systems to lead technical reviews and assessments of national security programs. Most recently, Pat led the launch readiness assessment for the Navy’s MUOS-4 satellite that was successfully and spectacularly launched on September 2, 2015.

Pat loved the Chicago Bears, Maryland and Indiana University basketball, boating, grilling, playing cards, war movies and games, walking and laying on the beach, taking vacations, and eating crabs. People were drawn to Pat’s charismatic personality and he was well loved by many.

He is survived by his two children, Kira Rogers (25) and Patrick Woods (19); and his newborn granddaughter, Callie Rogers (3 weeks).

Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at the George P. Kalas Funeral Home in Edgewater, Md., and from 10 a.m. to the funeral service at 11 a.m. on Saturday. Interment will be private.

The family strongly recommends a donation to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (www.cbf.net) in lieu of flowers, as Pat had a great love for anything he could do by the bay.

The family suggests casual attire for all services (Chicago Bear or University of Maryland attire welcome).

An online guestbook is available at www.kalasfuneralhomes.com September 21, 2015 Robert T. Hollars Aug. 17, 1944 — Sept. 17, 2015

Robert Terry Hollars, 71, Bedford, died Thursday at his residence.

He was born Aug. 17,1944, in Bedford, to Orval and Helen (Chenault) Hollars and they preceded him in death.

Robert graduated from Tunnelton High School in 1963. He also played basketball for Tunnelton and they went undefeated that year.

He retired from GM Central Foundry and was a farmer.

He is survived by three sons, Rob (Skyla) Hollars, Ron Hollars and Rick (Andrea) Hollars; one sister, Cyndia (Max) Wright; and four grandchildren, Miranda, Justin, Dakota and Jacob Hollars.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hillenburg/Stevenson Cemetery.

Arrangements were made with Jones Funeral Home in Heltonville.

Chester Batchelor

Dec. 30, 1925 — Sept. 18, 2015

Chester Granville Batchelor, 89, Mitchell, passed away at 5:47 p.m. on Friday at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born Dec. 30, 1925, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Perry and Emma (Pipher) Batchelor. He married Maxine (Johnson) Terrell on Nov. 5, 1949.

Chester retired from Lehigh Portland Cement with 41 years of service. He was a member of Tulip Street Christian Church.

Surviving are his wife, Maxine Batchelor of Mitchell; children, Patricia (Leon) Bennett and Nelson (Charla) Terrell, both of Mitchell; grandchildren, Lynnette Lacny, Kathy Murphy, Kristie Decker, Heather Niehoff and Holly Davidson; 13 great-grandchildren, a brother, William H. (Ruth) Mullis of Mitchell; and several nieces and nephews

His parents; siblings, Blanche E. Bowden, Ethel Bowden, and Clinton Batchelor; and great-granddaughter, Abigail Decker, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Darrin Chastain officiating. Graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mitchell Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

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

Opal M. Wheeler

Opal M. “Peggy” Wheeler, 96, passed away peacefully on Wednesday at White River Lodge in Bedford, following a lengthy illness with Alzheimer’s Disease.

Born in New Castle, Peggy was the daughter of Percy M. Ward and Carrie Osborne Ward. She moved to Bedford in 1963 and later returned to New Castle in 1984 for a period of years. Later, she moved back to Bedford and resided at Cambridge Square.

Survivors include two sons, Larry Frazier (Helen) of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Donald Byrum (Bev) of Peru; two daughters, Paralee Daggy (Robert) of Bedford, and Yolanda Houtchings of Monrovia; 13 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren; plus numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and five sisters, Milo and Willis Ward of New Castle, Sophia Murray and Enzie Lagrotto, of Indianapolis, Alveretta Loy, Bernice Edwards, and Beatrice Sears, of New Castle.

Peggy enjoyed spending time with family and friends, frequently entertaining them with her stories. She especially liked traveling to Colorado and Maine.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Macer-Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Services in New Castle. Burial will follow at South Mound Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home will be from noon to 2 p.m..

Donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, a local animal shelter or food bank in memory of Peggy Wheeler.

Online condolences may be made at www.macerhall.com.

Judith F. Todd

Jan. 3, 1937 — Sept. 19, 2015

Judith Fay Todd, 78, Bedford, died Saturday. There will be no public visitation. Graveside service will be held at a later date. Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Bloomfield is in charge of the arrangements.

Norma I. Crane

Norma I. Crane, 77, Bedford, died Friday. A memorial service will be scheduled for a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

Edith M. Harris

Edith Mae Harris, 84, died this morning. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Olin G. Kern

Olin G. Kern, 85, Bedford, died at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary. September 20, 2015 Jackie Ward Wines

Oct. 16, 1949 — Sept. 18, 2015

Jackie Ward Wines 65, of Lyons, passed away at 2:42 p.m. on Friday, September 18, 2015 at Sullivan Community Hospital.

Born October 16, 1949 in Linton, he was the son of Jack Jr. and Kanova Kathleen (Bradfield) Wines.

Surviving relatives include: one sister, Phyllis Banks (Alan) of Bloomington; one brother, Randy Wines (Cheryl) of Sandborn; his nieces and nephews, Leslie Holtsclaw of Switz City; Robert Hartsburg of Evansville, Sara Wines of Indianapolis, Linda Wines of Sandborn, Randy Lee Wines of Sandborn, Kari Shelton of Indianapolis, Jaclyn Hayes of Alamogordo, New Mexico, Justin Banks of Bloomington, Tim Banks of Bedford, Chris Banks of Bedford and Shane Banks of Phoenix, Arizona.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at Jenkins Funeral Home in Lyons. Interment will follow in Marco cemetery.

Public visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday and one hour prior to services Wednesday at the funeral home.

The family requests that all memorial contributions be made to the Sons of the American Legion Post #479 in Lyons.

Online condolences to the family are available at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com.

Chester G. Batchelor

Chester G. Batchelor, 89, of Mitchell died Friday. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. at the Chastain Funeral Home and Cremation Center on Tuesday. Services will be 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. September 19, 2015 Glenda K. Staley Nov. 20, 1950 — Sept. 18, 2015

Glenda Kay Staley, 64, of Oolitic, passed away, after her 4th courageous battle with cancer, at 2:17 a.m. on Friday at her residence surrounded by her family.

Born Nov. 20, 1950, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Orville Prince and Nana Lea (Eldridge) Poole. She married Jim Staley on Feb. 28, 1975, and he survives.

She was a member of the North Dunedin Baptist Church in Florida, and a member of A.A.N.A.C. She attended Bedford High School, Ivy Tech and Vincennes University.

She was a registered nurse and worked as the director of Nurses at White River Lodge. Glenda was a dedicated nurse who gave compassionate care to her patients for over 40 years.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She was an avid reader and enjoyed many hobbies including painting, fishing and going to yard sales.

Survivors include; her mother, Nana Lea Poole; her husband, Jim of Oolitic; four daughters, Leah Hillenburg (Phil) of Norman, Kim King (Trent) of Mitchell, Teri Fields (Derrick) of Bedford, Michelle Taylor of Oolitic; one son, Randy Staley (Chip) of Tallahassee, Fla.; eight grandchildren, Phillip Hillenburg, Benjamin Taylor (Darian), Taylor Wood (Will), Garrott Taylor, Heather Hillenburg, Zach King, Joey Ayala and Emily Tellez; two great-grandchildren, Cash Smith and Maverick Taylor; three brothers, Larry Prince, Wayne Prince (Debbie), and Ronnie Prince (Jenny Kellams); one sister, Renee Quinn; two stepbrothers, Greg Poole (Cathy) and Steve Poole (Patty); one stepsister, Suzanne Walker (Bob); several nieces, nephews, in-laws; and her pets, Kiti and Fuzi.

She was preceded in death by her father, Orville; her stepfather, Clarence Poole; stepbrother, David Poole; a granddaughter, Nikki King; and her beloved poodle, Luci.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Bro. Marty Speer officiating. A Celebration of Life will follow the service at her home.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Monday at Day & Carter Mortuary, and from 10 a.m. until the hour of service on Tuesday.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services.

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

Millie C. Smith

May 2, 1951 — Sept. 17, 2015

Millie Charlene (Herald) Smith, 64, died at 9:24 a.m. Thursday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Mitchell Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Mitchell is in charge of the arrangements. September 18, 2015 Dennis R. Griffith Aug. 24, 1952 — Sept. 17, 2015

Dennis R. Griffith, 63, of Mitchell, passed away at 1:20 p.m. on Thursday, with his family surrounding him after five and a half years of battling cancer.

He was born Aug. 24, 1952, to Hugh Griffith Jr. and Geneva (McClain) Griffith. He moved to Bedford in 1966 with his parents to relocate with General Motors. He graduated from Bedford High School with the Class of 1970.

He spent six years with the Indiana National Guard. Dennis retired from General Motors in 2008 with 36 years of service as a tool and die welder.

He was member of the Hillcrest Christian Church and the UAW local No. 440. He was a past master of the Bedford Masonic Lodge No. 14, a member of the Bedford York Rite Chapter, and the Scottish Rite member of Indianapolis, and was a 32nd degree Mason.

Dennis was a man of many talents and a very skilled carpenter and welder. One of the jobs he was most proud of was an elevator he built from scratch for his in-laws, Opal and Lenna Trueblood so they could remain in their home of 63 years.

He loved his farm and Angus cows. One of his greatest pleasures was spending time with his grandkids on the farm. He was so thankful to have so many good friends, but appreciated his trusted and loyal friend Carey Wood.

He married Suellen Trueblood in December of 1971 and she survives. They shared 43 wonderful years together.

He is survived by his devoted and loving wife Suellen; one son, Ryan Griffith of Bedford; one daughter, Allyson Flook and husband Derek of Fishers; one granddaughter, Lauren Griffth of Mitchell; two grandsons, Maddux and Hendrix Flook, both of Fishers; his mother, Geneva Griffith; one brother, Larry Griffith and his wife Linda of Hot Springs, Ark.

He was preceded in death by his father, Hugh Griffith Jr.; maternal grandparents, Burton and Edith (Roper) McClain; and paternal grandparents, Hugh Griffith Sr. and Josie (Glenn) Griffith.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Monday at the Hillcrest Christian Church with Pastor Mark Fugate and Pastor Charlie Scott officiating. Burial will follow in the Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be from 1-7 p.m. on Sunday at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from 10 a.m. until the service Monday at the church. A Masonic service will be at 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hillcrest Christian Church.

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

Glenda Staley

Glenda Staley, 64, Oolitic, died this morning at her residence. Arrangements are pending with Day & Carter Mortuary. September 17, 2015 Mary T. Haungs Feb. 19, 1929 — Sept. 13, 2015

Mary Theresa Haungs, 86, of Arlington, Va., died Sunday at Sunrise Assisted Living in Arlington.

Born Feb. 19, 1929, in Chicago, Ill., she was the daughter of John and Anna (Walsh) Howley. She married Andrew L. Haungs on Oct. 20, 1962; he died May 31, 2014.

She was of the Roman Catholic faith, having been affiliated with St. John Brebeuf Catholic Church, Niles, Ill., as well as St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church, Chicago. She had worked as a secretary for Kraft General Foods, Chicago.

Surviving are two sons, Michael J. Haungs of Arlington, Va. and John (Patricia) Haungs, Manlius, N.Y.; and three grandchildren, David, Daniel and Michael Haungs.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Bedford with Fr. Rick Eldred and Deacon Dave Reising officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Bedford.

Local arrangements are under the direction of Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.

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

Randy McVey Jr.

Randy Emmanuel McVey Jr., 38, Bedford died Monday at his residence. Memorial service will beat 1 p.m. on Saturday at Crossroads Community Church in Bedford. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the church.

Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. September 15, 2015 Anita J. Baker Nov. 20, 1954 — Sept. 13, 2015

Anita Joyce (Haste) Baker, 60, of Bedford, passed away on Sunday at her residence.

Born Nov. 20, 1954, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of William and Dorothy (Watterson) Haste. She married Mike Baker on Dec. 27, 2012; and he survives.

She was a graduate of Heltonville High School. Anita retired from Regal Beloit where she worked in Logistics. She was of the Protestant Faith.

Anita loved to cook, Nene’s Collectibles, and spend time with her grandchildren.

Surviving are her husband, Mike Baker; one son, Jay Morris and fiancé Rachel Hart of Danville; her mother, Dorothy, of Bedford; one brother, Mark (Tracy) Haste, of Lizton; one sister, Cathy (Rusty) Collier of Bedford; and four grandchildren, Amaya Morris, Ajanih Henry, Peyton, and Gracie.

She was preceded in death by her father and son, Jeremy Morris.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, with Roland Holtsclaw officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may be considered to Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services.

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

Marilyn Denniston

Jan. 23, 1931 — Sept. 12, 2015

Marilyn J. Denniston was born Jan. 23, 1931, and entered eternal life Sept. 12, 2015.

She was the daughter of Thomas K. Johnston and Georgia M. Todd Johnston of Bedford, who both preceded her in death. She is survived by daughters, Marsha Roach, Cindy Nygren, Kendall Bagwell; eight grandchildren, Joseph Roach and wife Joan Roach, Katy Gomes and husband Julio Gomes, Joel Bagwell and wife Danielle Devens, Peter Roach, Sara Gates, Jacob Bagwell, Kelsey Bagwell and husband Matt Brewer, and Jared Bagwell and five great-grandchildren.

Her son Michael Bagwell and husband Robert Bagwell both preceded her in death in 2000.

Marilyn retired as a legal secretary in the law offices of Tepper and Gwinn of Champaign, Ill., in 2001. She resided with her daughter Marsha Roach in Waterford, Conn., and then Branford, Conn., until her health led her to reside at Apple Rehab in Guilford, Conn., where she lived at the time of her death. She was full of life and always did silly things to make others laugh. She would talk to anyone she met and everyone who met her never forgot her. She was fun and always the life of the party but most importantly, she was loving, kind and always put her family first, above everything else, as was witnessed by her willingness to relocate to help family in need. She was loved by all who knew her and will always be missed.

Funeral services and burial will be private.

The W.S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main St., Branford is in care of arrangements. See online memorial @ www.wsclancy.com.

Mary H. Rosenberger

Feb. 22, 1916 — Sept. 14, 2015

Mary Hulda Rosenberger, 99, Mitchell, passed away at 3:08 a.m. on Monday at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center.

Born Feb. 22, 1916, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of Danner and Minnie (Wood) Brooks. She married Clarence Lovell “Buck” Rosenberger on Nov. 24, 1934, and he preceded her in death July 8, 1992.

Mary was a phlebotomist and retired from Dunn Memorial Hospital.

She graduated from Mitchell High School in 1934 and was of the Protestant faith.

Surviving are her children, Ted Rosenberger of Goshen, Ohio, Ned Rosenberger of Winnetka, Calif., Jon Rosenberger of Bedford and L. Sue McMahon of Bedford; sisters, Betty Tanksley of Mitchell and Carmina Tuksal of Michigan; grandchildren, Mark McMahon, Shannon Craft, Shawna Nelson, Ian McMahon, David Rosenberger, Laura Rosenberger, Eben Rosenberger, Caleb Rosenberger, Erin Rosenberger, and Kara Rouker; and great-grandchildren, Mariah Srygler, Nora Hancuff, Matthew Rouker, Amelia Rouker, Mary M. Rosenberger, Charlotte Rosenberger, Brooks Nelson, Banks Nelson, Savannah Craft, and Emily Carrol; and one great-great-grandson.

Her parents; husband; and siblings, Jon Brooks, Zach Brooks, William Brooks, Gene Brooks, and Charlene Hawk, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with the Rev. David Watson officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

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

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com September 14, 2015 Jerry W. Starr Aug. 4, 1945 — Sept. 9, 2015

Jerry Wayne Starr, 70, of Bedford, died Wednesday at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born Aug. 4, 1945, in Bedford, he was the son of Jessie N. and Oneda (Hawkins) Starr. He was a graduate of Heltonville High School with the class of 1964 and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He married Donna Walls and she preceded him in death.

He had worked at Elliott Stone Mill. He was a member of the Woodville Baptist Church and enjoyed playing basketball, NASCAR and western movies. He loved family time and being together during the holidays.

Survivors include two daughters, April Clark and husband John and Dustie Starr, all of Bedford; two sons, Jerome Edward Starr and wife Crystal of Oolitic and Jerry Wayne Brooking of Tunnelton; one stepson, Dougie Brock; 10 grandchildren, Juleah, Jacob and Wyatt Clark, Lacy, Aaron, Adam, Heather, Celina, Cheyenne and Jerome Jr. Starr; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Joe Starr and wife Susie, Jeffrey Elkins and wife Faye and John Elkins, all of Bedford; two sisters, Rita Tipton and husband Robert of Bedford and Betty Slone and husband Sheldon of Mitchell; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Glen Hamer and Millard Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Bartlettsville Methodist Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the mortuary.

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

Robert H. King

July 25, 1935 — Sept. 11, 2015

Robert H. King, 80, of Mitchell, passed away at 7:10 p.m. on Friday at Core Nursing Home in Bedford.

Robert was born in Lawrence County on July 25, 1935, to Mike & Ruby (Hawkins) King Sr. Robert married Janice Meadows on March 23, 1957, in Lawrence County and she survives,

He was a graduate of Bedford High School in 1954; he was a U.S. Army veteran where he was a military policeman.

Robert retired from RCA in Bloomington with 40 years of service.

Robert was a member of the Bedford Free Methodist Church. He was an avid bowler, a big IU basketball fan, loved Bobby Knight, and was a huge Damon Bailey fan. He loved his family, grandchildren and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Janice King of Mitchell; one daughter, Sherrie Egan of Mitchell; one son, Robert (Gretchen) King of Mitchell; grandchildren, Kayla (Brandon) Hall, Tony (Elisha) Lawyer, Michael (Amanda) Lawyer, Lorelai King and Abraham King; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and son-in-law; David Jones of Mitchell.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Teresa Jones; grandson, Timothy Egan; son-in-law, Tim Egan; two brothers, Arnold King and Mike King Jr.; and one sister, Betty Jean King.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday with a celebration of Robert’s life beginning at 7 p.m. at Cresthaven Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation or American Heart Association.

“The King has left the building”

John L. Bailey

Sept. 9, 1928 — Sept. 12, 2015

John L. Bailey, 87, Mitchell, passed away at 10:20 p.m. Saturday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born Sept. 9, 1928, in Bedford, he was the son of Orville Estel and Beatrice Elva (Nicholson) Bailey and attended Bedford schools. He married Sharon Lavonne Hall April 9, 1949.

John worked in construction and retired from Carpenter Body Works. He loved all sports and tending to a large yard. He was a member of Carters Creek Christian Church, and loved attending services there as long as he was able to do so.

Surviving are his wife, Lavonne Bailey of Mitchell; children, Judy (Paul) Gathard of Indianapolis, Tom (Norma) Bailey of Mitchell, David (Darlene) Bailey of Orleans and Larry (Patti) Bailey of Bloomington; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Bonnie Crumrin of Terre Haute.

His parents; sister, Rosanna Delpha; and infant brother, Dale, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Carters Creek Christian Church with Brother Phil McDonald and Brother Darrin Chastain officiating. Burial will be in Talbott Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday at Chastain Funeral Home and Cremation Center and from 10 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the church.

The family requests donations be made to the charity of your choice supporting children.

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

Mary Rosenberger

Mary H. Rosenberger, 99, Bedford, died at 3:08 a.m. today at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. September 13, 2015 Pansy Joanna Staggs

April 9, 1933 — Sept.11, 2015

Pansy Joanna Staggs, 82, of Bedford, passed away Friday, September 11, 2015 at her residence.

Born April 9, 1933, she was the daughter of William and Anna Mae (Hartman) Denniston.

Joan was a member of Healing Waters Apostolic Pentecostal Church. She loved her church, going to yard sales, and flowers. She never met a stranger, she loved to do for others, and she loved her children.

Joan is survived by her sons, Steven Dale Staggs of Bedford, and Roger Mark Staggs (Brandi) of Freedom; her daughters, MaryAnn Camden (Jack) of Lyons, and Reverend Donna Lynn Hendrickson (John) of Bloomington; her brothers William (Butch) Denniston and Michael Denniston, and 11 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Albert Staggs Jr.; her brother Russell Denniston; and her sisters Patricia Moore and Wilma Smith.

Visitation for Joan will be held from 10 a.m. – noon Monday, September 14 2015 at The Funeral Chapel of Powell & Deckard, 3000 E. Third St. in Bloomington.

Funeral services will be held at noon Monday at The Funeral Chapel with Reverend Donna Hendrickson officiating. Burial will follow at Valhalla Memory Gardens.

Memories of Joan and condolences to the family may be made online at www.pdcfuneralchapel.com

Richard James Lambert

July 27, 1925 — Sept. 11, 2015

Richard James Lambert, 90, Heltonville, formerly of Martinsville, passed away at 1:32 a.m. on Friday, September 11, 2015 at his residence.

He was born on Monday, July 27, 1925 in Omaha, Nebraska, to the late Leroy J. and Bernice R. (Wilcox) Lambert.

Richard was a 1943 graduate of St. Louis Park High School in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. He served his country in the United States Army during WWII. He graduated from the University of Minnesota and was a chemical engineer. Richard worked at the 3M Company as a Senior Research Scientist and retired in 1982. After retirement he did consulting work.

Richard was a member of the First Christian Church in Martinsville; the Martinsville Lions Club; was active with the International Hearing Dogs; past board member of the WellSpring Center; was a 4-H volunteer; a member of the International Executive Service Corp.

Richard had received several awards thru his work and volunteering. Two special awards were the Miyamoto Award from the Lions Club and was 1 of 15 to receive a Retired Senior Volunteer Award from the 3M Company. Richard had also earned five patents while working at 3M.

Survivors are his children, Craig Lambert of Heltonville and Holly Fuller of Morgantown; sister, Barbara Trout of Colorado; three grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; two great grandsons.

Funeral services will be 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at Costin Funeral Chapel with Rev. Evie Stuard officiating. Visitation will be prior to the funeral service starting at 4 p.m.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at the Marion National Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at www.costinfuneralchapel.com. September 12, 2015 Eva Knox April 23, 1932 — Sept. 11, 2015

Eva Knox, 83, of Shoals, passed away at 6:30 a.m. on Friday at Loogootee Healthcare and Rehabilitation.

She was born April 23, 1932, in Paoli, to the late Guy and Hazel (Hackney) Dillard.

Eva is preceded in death by her husband, Donald Joe Knox; parents, Guy and Hazel (Hackney) Dillard; sister, Jean Parrott; and brother, Dean Dillard.

She is survived by sons, Steve Knox of Shoals and Anthony Wayne Knox of Newburgh; nephews, David and Calvin Parrott; cousins, Nadine Terry of Mitchell, Merrill King of Mitchell and his daughters, Ruthann (Bob) Medworth and Kelly Morris.

Burial will take place in Spring Hill Cemetery at a later date.

Condolences may be made online at brocksmithblakefuneralhomes.com.

Marilyn Guess

June 26, 1937 — Sept.11, 2015

Marilyn Guess, 78, Orleans, died at 9:15 a.m. on Friday at her residence. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. on Monday at Lowder Cemetery. Burial will follow. No visitation is scheduled. Arrangements are under the direction of the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Jerry W. Starr

Aug. 4, 1945 — Sept. 9, 2015

Jerry Wayne Starr, 70, Bedford, died Wednesday at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in the Bartlettsville Christian Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Monday and from 10 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the mortuary.

Richard Lambert

July 27, 1925 — Sept. 11, 2015

Richard James Lambert, 90, Heltonville, died Friday. Calling will be from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday at Costin Funeral Chapel in Martinsvile. Service will be at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the chapel and a 1 p.m. graveside service on Wednesday at Marion National Cemetery in Marion. September 11, 2015 Carl M. Scheffel Dec. 18, 1954 — Sept. 8, 2015

On September 8, 2015, Carl Martin (Marty) Scheffel left this place to travel home to God. Marty had endured ALS since his diagnosis in January 2014 and he battled a horrific disease with grace, honor and dignity.

Marty arrived into this world on December 18, 1954, to Carl and Marie Scheffel. He was the youngest of three siblings, with a brother, Ronald Scheffel and sister, Vicki Scheffel Burnette. Marty’s siblings were a very prominent part in Marty’s entire life and he would often recall his youth spent being looked after by his big sister, Vicki or the December days when Ron would take his little brother out to buy a birthday gift.

Having lost his mother at a young age, Marty was raised by multiple members of his family. From his grandparents, Carl and Margaret Scheffel to his Aunt Pruda Burcham. Marty’s uncle, Fred Scheffel and his aunt, Mary Scheffel were also a large part of Marty’s life.

Marty attended Parkview Elementary School and went to Bedford High School where he was a member of the infamous Class of 1973.

Marty saw his future as a Mechanical Engineer and went off to the GMI Institute in Flint, Mich. He became a member of the Theta Xi fraternity and per usual for Marty, he made lifelong friends and after receiving his Mechanical Engineer’s degree, headed back to Bedford to work at the GM Central Foundry plant to work for 30 years as a General Foreman in the maintenance department and was soon affectionately known as “Scheff” or the “young one” to his supervisors and coworkers. Marty is still remembered as a brilliant engineer and a great guy to work with and for, by the people at GM. Marty retired from GM in April 2005 and set about doing things retirees do — golfing, house renovating and helping anyone that needed a hand and just being a good friend to anyone in need.

Marty met Laura (Laurie) Scheffel, from Toronto, Canada in 2005 and they were married on May 14, 2007. Marty and Laurie liked to travel together and road trips were made to Atlanta, Biloxi and New York City, not to mention the frequent trips to Canada to visit family.

Family was everything to Marty. After marrying Laurie, Marty happily took on a new role of step-father to Sarah McDonnell and Jessica McDonnell, welcoming them with open arms into his heart and life. True to Marty’s nature, he welcomed Sarah into his home and thought of her as his daughter.

Marty loved all sports from his beloved Indianapolis Colts, New York Yankees and Chicago Blackhawks to Racing. Racing with a Capital R! Marty was able to blend his love for family with racing and took an avid and active role in sprint car racing for his nephew, Derek Scheffel. Marty spent many, many hours at various race tracks and these were some of the happiest years of his life.

Marty’s other nephews are Troy Scheffel and Hunter Burnette, both of which he deeply loved and felt closer to than nephews. Marty’s nieces, Ronna Scheffel and Brianne Marshall held a special place in Marty’s heart and he always took an active interest in their lives and accomplishments.

With Marty’s honest and caring qualities, he acquired many long and lasting friendships. From his “brother from a different mother” John Key, his close friend Pam Reckelhoff to Keith Wadsworth, who not only worked with Marty at GM but also shared many rounds of golf with Marty at Otis Park.

Marty will be deeply missed by all and the large hole left in our hearts will now be filled with loving and fond memories of a wonderful, caring man who touched the lives of so many people.

Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Steve Holloway officiating. Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. until the service on Saturday at the mortuary. Burial will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the ALS Association or White River Humane Society.

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

Thelma L. Cobb

Dec. 14, 1912 — Sept. 9, 2015

Thelma Louise (Allen) Cobb, 102, of Oolitic, went to meet her Lord and Savior on Wednesday with her devoted family around her.

Born Dec. 14, 1912, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of David P. and Alice E. (Brown) Allen. She married Walter Adam Cobb on Sept. 15, 1933, and he preceded her in death in December 1996.

She was a graduate of Fayetteville High School with the Class of 1931. She was the last living member of her class.

She was a wife, mother, homemaker and nurse to her husband for the last 24 years of his life due to a cerebral hemorrhage.

She was a member of the Oolitic Baptist Church for 80 years, serving as a Sunday School and Bible School teacher. She was also a youth leader and served a number of years as a deaconess.

She could rock the floor playing her favorite piano pieces and she loved to do the Charleston.

She truly loved her family beginning with her only son, Jack D. Cobb (Glenda); two grandsons, Jackie D. Cobb II of Indianapolis and Walter A. Cobb of Lawrence County; four granddaughters, Teresa L. (Carl) Miller and Becky L. (Kevin) Spoonmore, both of Oolitic, Rhonda E. (Ray) Shock of Avoca and Tiffany J. Spriggs of Springville; 17 great-grandchildren, Michelle (Jeff) Richardson, Carl (Mindie) Miller II, Justin (Emily) Spoonmore, Jayme (Andrew) Davis, Jared and Jacey Spoonmore, Chad (Amy) Shock, Ray III (Amy) Shock, Amanda (Doug) Nayback, Joseph and Leigha Cobb, Ashay, Alyssa, Alaina and Allison Cobb, Shane and Megan Spriggs; and 21 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one granddaughter, Trudy L. Cobb; one great-grandson, Adam Lee Cobb; one brother, David G. (Fannie) Allen; three sisters, Edith O. (Ben) Quackenbush, Stella (Stanley) Quackenbush and Helen (David) Wright.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Oolitic Baptist Church with the Rev. Richard Tallman officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

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

Pallbearers are Jackie D. Cobb II, Walter Ashley Cobb, Carl D. Miller II, Justin N. Spoonmore, Chad R. Shock, Jared A. Spoonmore, Joseph Cobb and Shane Spriggs.

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

Michael Anderson

Jan. 17, 1956 — Sept. 10, 2015

Michael K. “Mike” Anderson, 59, of Bedford, died at 1:40 a.m. on Thursday at the Indiana University Health Hospice House, Bloomington.

Born Jan. 17, 1956, in Evanston, Ill., he was the son of Jesse Anderson and Carol Jane (Ferguson) Anderson. He married Karen Cochran in 1977; and she survives.

He was a graduate of Bedford High School, Class of 1974, and attended Oakland City College and Ivy Tech.

He had worked in maintenance at various businesses, including George’s Gateway, Bedford College Center, and most recently the Hauck House.

He was a member of the Bedford First Christian Church, where he served as Deacon, Elder and was a choir member. He was Past President of the Bedford Lions Club, member of Bedford Boat and Sportsman Club, and very active in the Student Exchange Program.

Surviving are his wife, Karen of Bedford; three sons, Joel Mills, Chad Mills and Cory (Chrissy) Mills; four granddaughters, Mariah, Cailey, Katie and Haley; 20 exchange student daughters; one brother, Louis (Darlene) Anderson of Arkansas; three sisters, Sally Findley, Mary Ellen Caswell and her partner Barb Antle of Bloomington, and Sherry Brock of Texas; half-brother, Jesse Anderson of Wisconsin; half-sister, Sandra Berthene of Minnesota; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister in infancy.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with Pastor Alan Cloar officiating.

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

Memorial contributions may be considered to the Bedford First Christian Church.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com. September 10, 2015 Dewey Patton Jr. Aug. 30, 1925 — Sept. 5, 2015

Retired Lt. Col. Dewey Patton Jr., 90, passed away Saturday. He served 29 and a half years in the Air Force. He was a veteran of WWII, and a combat veteran of the Korean War and Vietnam War. After retiring from the Air Force in 1971, he became a professor and taught for 37 years.

An accomplished pilot, Lt. Col. Patton flew many types of airplanes and accumulated more than 25,000 flight hours.

Lt. Col. Patton was a member of Highland Heights Church of Christ, serving as deacon for many years. He was also treasurer at Stones River Manor in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Born in Bedford Aug. 30, 1925 to Dewey Patton Sr. and Olive Atchinson Patton. After graduating from Williams High School, Lt. Col. Patton went into the Army Aircorps Cadet program at the age of 17. He completed Flight School May 23, 1945, receiving his commission as 2nd Lt. with pilot wings. He earned a BS degree from the University of Maryland and a Master’s in Aerospace Management from the University of Southern California.

He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Annabelle Cessna Patton; sister, Norma Corbin; children Gary (Ann) Patton, Dewey (Lisa) Patton, Gwen (Phillip) Booth, Peter (Cindy) Patton, Susan (Jerry) Kindred, and Greg Patton, 17 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, David; son, Philip; and great-grandson, Cole Walters.

Funeral services were Monday at Highland Heights Church of Christ, Smyrna. Burial was in Mapleview Cemetery, Smyrna, TN with military honors. Sons and grandsons were pallbearers.

Carl M. Scheffel

Dec. 18, 1954 — Sept. 8, 2015

Carl Martin “Marty” Scheffel, 60, of Bedford, died at 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday at his residence. Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. until the service on Saturday at the mortuary. Burial will follow at a later date.

Michael Favors

Michael D. Favors, 49, Bedford, died at 12:35 a.m. on Monday at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

Timothy Romine

Timothy J. Romine, 47, Terre Haute, formerly of Bedford, died Sunday. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. on Friday at Mitchell Cemetery.

Jerry W. Starr

Jerry Wayne Starr, 70, Bedford, died Wednesday at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary. September 09, 2015 Nelda V. Davis April 24, 1917 — Sept. 8, 2015

Nelda Virginia Davis, 98, of Bedford, died at 12:03 p.m. on Tuesday at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

Born April 24, 1917, in Thompkinsville, Ky., she was the daughter of Charles Lee and Oma (Rhoton) Davis.

She retired from RCA in Bloomington.

She was a member of the Bedford Congregation of the Jehovah’s Witnesses.

She is survived by a sister, Dorcas Davis of Bedford.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Anna Davis; and a brother, Cornell Davis.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Friday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Doug Kimball officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

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

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

Benton H. Boruff

June 2, 1925 — Sept. 6, 2015

Benton Harmon Boruff, 90, of Springville died at 2:25 a.m. on Sunday at the Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born June 2, 1925, in Springville, he was the son of James Daniel and Eva (McConnell) Boruff.

He retired from General Motors.

He was a World War II veteran serving in the US Navy. He was a member of the Kirksville United Methodist Church, the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33.

Survivors include his significant other, Shirley Super of Springville; her two sons, Bill Super and wife Rhonda of Bedford and Tom Super and wife Michele of Mitchell; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, Carol Boruff and Becky Boruff; one brother, Wilbur Boruff; and two sisters, Occie Moore, and Jean Smith.

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

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

Family and friends are invited to sign the guestbook and light a candle in memory of Benton at www.daycarter.com.

Donald L. Nolan

March 29, 1936 — Sept. 7, 2015

Donald L. “Don” Nolan, of Mitchell, died at 1:33 a.m. on Monday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born March 29, 1936, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Pete and Hazel (Hopper) Nolan. He married Brenda King on Aug. 8, 1959, and she preceded him in death on March 22, 2009.

He had worked as a manager at the Jay-C Store and later worked at Carpenter Body Works in Mitchell. He retired from Visteon in Bedford.

He was a member of the New Life Trinity Holiness Tabernacle where he served as Sunday School Superintendent and on the Board of Trustees.

Survivors include a daughter, LeAnn Tolliver of Mitchell; three sons, Jim Nolan and wife Tammy of Evansville, Mark Nolan and wife Lisa, of Oolitic and Brad Nolan and wife Tammy, of Mount Vernon; 20 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a brother, Bob Nolan of Mitchell; a sister, Pat Wells of Bedford; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a sister, Bonnie Burton; a great-granddaughter; and a son-in-law, Darrell Tolliver.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Mark Brock and Pastor Brad Nolan officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. on Thursday and from 10 a.m. until the service on Friday at the mortuary.

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

Barry A. Strunk

Aug. 11, 1968 — Sept. 6, 2015

Barry Andrew Strunk, 47, of Spencer passed away Sunday in Spencer.

Barry was born on Aug. 11, 1968, in Indianapolis, he was the son of Claude and Kathryn (Harper) Strunk.

Barry was a graduate of Arlington High School in Indianapolis, Class of 1986. He worked for Cook Inc. for 24 years from 1991-present. He was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. Barry was an IHSAA referee for high school football and basketball and a referee at Twin Lakes Sports Center in Bloomington and Wabash Valley Sports Complex in Terre Haute.

He loved all sports and some of his favorite teams were Chicago Blackhawks, L.A. Dodgers, and the Dallas Cowboys. He loved music and played clarinet in high school and for the Indiana University Marching Hundred.

Barry is survived by his wife, Anna L. Green-Strunk of Spencer; parents, Claude and Kathryn Strunk of Taswell; son, Austin L. Strunk of Bloomington; daughter, Meagan G. Kidd of Leesville; brother, Steve Strunk (Heidi) of Fishers; niece, Allison Strunk of Fishers; and two nephews Samuel Strunk and Benjamin Strunk of Fishers.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Allen Funeral Home with Rev. Jill Kaetzel officiating. Burial will take place at Springville Christian Cemetery.

Family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to the IHSAA or donor’s choice.

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

Evelyn M. Pless

Sept. 10, 1927 — Sept. 6, 2015

Evelyn Marie Pless, 87, of Lafayette, died at 11:30 a.m. Sunday at her residence.

She was born Sept. 10, 1927, in Delphi, to the late Charles and Elta Everman Swan. On Aug. 10, 1947, she married William D. Pless, of Bedford, in Lafayette and he passed away on April 1, 2010.

She was a member of Buck Creek United Methodist Church and AARP Chapter 4372. She enjoyed reading and crafts.

Surviving are her daughters, Deborah Pless and Barbara Tarver, both of Lafayette; sisters, Ruby Clark, Julia Miller, Rose Ann Robson and Vera Skinner, all of Lafayette; a grandson, Bryan Roberts (spouse Lisa) of Lafayette; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Betty J. Carleton.

Visitation will be Friday from 4-7 p.m. at Soller-Baker Lafayette Chapel, 400 Twyckenham Blvd., Lafayette. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with pastors Dwight Monical, and Mary Hollis officiating. Burial will be at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens.

Those wishing may contribute to Buck Creek United Methodist Church. You may sign the guest book and leave memories at www.soller-baker.com.

Martha E. Scott

April 9, 1933 — Sept. 3, 2015

Martha Ellen Scott, 82, of Peru, formerly of Bedford, passed away Thursday at Aperion Assisted Living Center, in Peru.

Born April 9, 1933, in Bedford, she was a daughter of the late Willie Carl and Ida Belle (Speer) Sherrill. On Jan. 3, 1952, she married Thurston E. Scott and he passed away on Sept. 5, 2010.

Martha was a member of Dive Christian Church in Bedford and was a housewife.

Survivors include three daughters, Cheryl (Richard) Cox, Paula (Stuart) Rose and Nancy Shirley; one sister, Betty Lockman; 11 grandchildren, Bethany, Joseph, Scott, Jodie, Holly, Katy, Cara, Courtney, Bryce, Janna and Becca; and 26 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sisters, Juanita Harrison and Dorothy Dietz; and a brother, Russell Sherrill.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Dive Christian Church, Bedford. Burial will follow in the Dive Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the church.

Memorial donations: CMT (Charcot-Marie Tooth Association)

Arrangements by Winklepleck-Weesner Funeral Home, Brownstown. September 08, 2015 Larry T. Tincher April 3, 1941 — Sept. 5, 2015

Larry Tincher, 74, of Bedford, died on Saturday at the Indiana University Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born April 3, 1941 in Greene County, he was the son of Leonard and Elsie Bernice (Martindale) Tincher. He married Carolyn Tumey on Oct. 4, 1963, and she survives.

Larry was a farmer and a sheet metal worker at Triangle Leahy for over 30 years. He was a member of Crossroads Community Church, a member of the Sheet Metal Workers Local No. 20, and was a Marshall Township Trustee in Lawrence County.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn of Bedford; four children, Melissa Jo Lynch and husband James of Springville and Kimberly Ann Smith and husband Mike, Eric Thomas Tincher and wife Alissa and Justin Chad Tincher and wife Joanie, all of Bedford; 17 grandchildren, Noah, Jonah, Isaiah, Chelsea, Andy, Emma, Whitley, Eli, Hunter, Alivia, Chance, Zack, Kayli, Emma, Rylie, Frank, and Jax; and one brother, Marion Tincher of Bedford.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Ronald Tincher and Chester Tincher.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Ken Ransom and Pastor Wayne Ward officiating. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on today.

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

Donnie Kee III

May 15, 1989 — Sept. 5, 2015

Donnie Kee III, 26, of Paoli, passed away Saturday at University of Louisville Hospital.

He was born May 15, 1989, in Paoli, to Donnie Kee Jr. and Melissa D. Archer Kee. He was preceded in death by his mother Melissa Kee, Feb. 13, 2008; and his grandparents, Donnie “Jerry” Kee Sr. and William and Mary Archer.

He graduated from Paoli High School in 2008. He attended and graduated from Indiana State University in 2013. He was a substitute teacher and coached fifth and sixth grade girls’ basketball at Paoli. He also volunteered at Paoli High School for many school activities as well as athletics activities. He also worked at Big Splash Water Park in French Lick, Ind., as a life guard while seeking full-time employment as a school teacher.

Survivors include his parents, Donnie and Cindy Kee of Paoli; grandparents, Juanita Kee and Phil and Janice Long, all of Paoli; two brothers, Joey Kee of French Lick and Bryce Mandich of Paoli; two sisters, Shawn Willett of French Lick and Natasha Kreitzer of Bedford; several aunts and uncles; three nieces and three nephews.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Dillman-Scott Funeral Home in Paoli with Larry Mickler officiating. Interment will follow at the IOOF Cemetery, Paoli.

Visitation to be from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Kee family.

Online Condolences may be made at www.dillmanscotfuneralhome.com.

Benton H. Boruff

June 2, 1925 — Sept. 6, 2015

Benton Harmon Boruff, 90, Springville, died at 2:25 a.m. on Sunday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Valhalla Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the mortuary.

Donald Nolan

Donald Nolan, 79, Mitchell, died at 1:33 a.m. on Monday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary. September 07, 2015 Charlotte D. Tirey March 22, 1933 — Sept. 5, 2015

Charlotte D. Tirey, 82, Bedford, passed away at 2 a.m. on Saturday at her residence.

Born March 22, 1933, in Canalou, Mo., she was the daughter of Ishmael Wagner and Stella (Rauls) Reynolds. She attended Mitchell High School and was a member of the First Baptist Church.

She married Orland (Wayne) Tirey on Aug. 19, 1950, in Lawrence County; they recently celebrated their 65th anniversary.

She was a professional homemaker, a rewarding job for many years for her daughters and grandkids, a profession she enjoyed doing. She loved traveling, sewing, camping and hiking.

Survivors include her husband, Wayne Tirey of Bedford; daughters, Vivian (Steve) Nicholson of Bedford and Toni (Don) Hardesty of Bedford; grandchildren, Amy (Stevie) Canada, Eric (Sally) Nicholson and Ryan (Lindsey) Hardesty; great-grandchildren, Alexander and Tylar Mattingly, Chandler, Tate and Katie Nicholson, Gracee and Emma Canada and Austin and Aivah Hardesty, all of Bedford, one brother, Ben Wagner of Arkansas; brother-in-laws, Robert (Pam) Tirey, Larry (Shirley) Tirey, Don (Marilyn) Tirey; and sister-in-laws, Rhea Anderson, Phyllis (Bob) Tucker, Delores (Bob) Grubb.

She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Adrian Nicholson; sister, Phyllis Johnson; and a brother.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Cresthaven Funeral Home, burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hoosier Uplands Hospice or the Alzheimer’s Association

Dennis Neal

Feb. 17, 1949 — Sept. 4, 2015

Dennis Neal, 66, of Bedford, passed away at 1:57 a.m. on Friday at Indiana University Health Hospital in Indianapolis.

He was born in Lawrence County on Feb. 17, 1949, to Vernon P. and Lois J. (Ritter) Neal. He graduated from Oolitic High School in 1967.

He was construction laborer with Labor Local No. 747 and was member of Dive Christian Church in Bedford.

Dennis married Renee Ray on May 6, 2000, in Bedford, and she survives

Survivors include his wife, Renee Ray of Bedford; one brother, Ron Neal and his companion Dorrine Theadore of Bedford; three stepsons, Michael (Marci) England of Mitchell, Matthew (Robyn) England of Mitchell, and J.D. (Cassie) England of Mitchell; and eight grandchildren.

Dennis was a talented musician; he loved his grandchildren, and was a wonderful Christian man.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Dive Christian Church in Bedford, burial will follow in Dive Cemetery

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday and from 11 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the church

Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Larry T. Tincher

April 3, 1941 — Sept. 5, 2015

Larry T. Tincher, 74, Bedford, died Saturday. Calling will be from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday at Day & Carter Mortuary. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the mortuary

Benton H. Boruff

June 2, 1925 — Sept. 6, 2015

Benton Harmon Boruff, 90, Springville, died on Sunday. Arrangements pending at Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford. September 05, 2015 Frederick N. Oakley Sept. 6, 1934 — Aug 30, 2015

Frederick Norman Oakley, 80, died Aug. 30. Direct cremation no services was chosen. Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford is in charge of arrangements September 04, 2015 Dorothy I. Bellush Dec. 4, 1912 — Sept. 2, 2015

Dorothy I. Bellush, 102, of 1512 18th St., Bedford, died at 2:55 p.m. on Wednesday.

Born Dec. 4, 1912, in Fort Ritner, she was the daughter of Warren and Cynthia (Williams) Nicholson. She married Thomas Bellush on Dec. 25, 1936, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 2, 1992.

She had worked for Reliance Manufacturing and M. Fine & Sons. She was a member of the Hillcrest Christian Church and Order of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include nephews, Jim Bellush and wife Dianne of Bedford and John Bellush and wife Becky, of Indianapolis; nieces, Janet Bellush, Johann Klumpp, Jerri Anderson and husband Bill and Dorothy Lambrecht and husband John, all of Bedford; and several great-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; four brothers, Arvil, Otis, Homer and Clifford Nicholson; two sisters, Ella Nicholson and Othell Mae (Nicholson) Earl; and two stepsons, Bob Bellush and Tom Bellush.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Tuesday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Charlie Scott officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery.

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

Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com. September 03, 2015 Willard E. Smith Sept. 14, 1925 — Sept. 2, 2015

Willard E. Smith, 89, of Bedford, died at 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born Sept. 14, 1925, in Bloomington, he was the son of Roosevelt Patrick and Lucille (Holland) Smith. He married Juanita Hicks on May 21, 1949, and she survives.

He retired as a supervisor from RCA in 1985 after 39 years and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

He was a 57-year member of the Central Church of Christ. He was a ham radio operator and an avid antique radio collector.

Survivors include his wife, Juanita of Bedford; two sons, Greg Smith and wife Jane Hawkins Smith of Port Huron, Mich., and Steve Smith and wife Wendy of Mitchell; five grandchildren, Erin Todd and husband Trent, Tessa Smith, Dayson Smith and wife Marisa, Kaila Smith and Ryan Smith; three great-grandchildren, Grant and Graycen Todd and Kensley Brinegar; and a sister, Carolyn Southern of Bloomington.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Robert Smith; and a sister, Vera Louise Smith.

Private services are planned. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. No calling hours are scheduled.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the White River Humane Society.

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

Irvin E. Chitwood

Oct. 27, 1939 — Sept. 1, 2015

Irvin Eugene “Gene” Chitwood, 75, Mitchell, passed away at 10:20 p.m. on Tuesday at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

Born Oct. 27, 1939, in Brushy, Mo., he was the son of Irvin E. and Goldie Rae (Woods) Chitwood. He married Victoria Sue Johnson Feb. 9, 1976.

He retired from the CSX Railroad as train master and was of the Methodist faith. He was a member of Mitchell Masonic Lodge No. 228 F&AM.

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

Surviving: wife, Victoria Sue Chitwood of Mitchell; children, Lisa Chitwood-Ward and husband Mark of East Peoria, Ill., Martin Karr and wife Wahneta of Plainfield and Todd Karr and wife Tara of Greenfield; severn grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; dog, Casey; and siblings, Sharon Earnst, Kathy Forshee, Dolly Prope, Barbara Earnst, Sandy Christy, Danny Chitwood and Thurman Chitwood, all of Illinois.

His parents preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Jim Russell officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

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

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

Jon P. Appleby

April 1, 1945 — Sept. 2, 2015

Jon P. Appleby, 70, of South Lebanon, Ohio and formerly of Bedford, died Wednesday.

He was the loving husband of Carol J. (Carmichael) Appleby; father of David (Cheryl) Appleby and Carrie Sample: brother of Elizabeth Appleby-Hill (Kent); and grandfather of Elijah and Isaiah Sample and Nathan, Jonathan and Lucy Appleby.

He was a graduate of Spencer High School, Indiana University and proud U.S. Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War.

Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Stine Kilburn Funeral Home in Lebanon, Ohio. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Lebanon Cemetery.

Condolences may be made at www.stinekilburnfuneralhome.com.

Memorials: The family requests memorial donations be directed to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or the Diabetes Association.

Kyle G. Robinson

Kyle Gene Robinson, infant, Mitchell, died Saturday at Indiana University Health Bloomington. Graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m. today at Mitchell Cemetery under direction of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

Dorothy I. Bellush

Dorothy I. Bellush, 102, Bedford, died at 2:55 p.m. on Wednesday at Mitchell Manor. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary. September 02, 2015 Myra E. Colglazier Oct. 28, 1950 — Aug. 15, 2015

Myra Elaine Colglazier, 64, Bedford, passed away at 10:30 p.m. on Aug. 15 at the Indiana University Hospice House in Bloomington, after a lengthy and hard fought battle with cancer.

Myra was born October 28, 1950.

A memorial service for Myra will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the First Baptist Church, 1515 20th Street in Bedford, with the Rev. Dr. Kregg Burris officiating.

Family and friends will be received immediately after the service. Everyone is then invited to a Celebration of Myra’s life in the church dining room from noon to 2 p.m. for a light lunch and to join the celebration of Myra’s life.

Myra was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bedford but claimed the Huron Baptist Church, where she started her Christian Journey, as home.

Myra is survived by her brother, Mark Colglazier of Mitchell; and sisters, Marietta Swaim and Anita Colglazier, both of Winston Salem, N.C.; nieces, Kelly (Howard) Zellman of Burbank Calif., and Marcianne Colglazier of Crete, Neb., and nephews, Terry Allen (Blair) Colglazier of Clinton, N.C., and Charles Warren (Mallory) Colglazier of Mitchell.

Her parents Warren G. Colglazier and Francille McDonald Colglazier and a brother Terry Allen Colglazier preceded her in death.

Myra was a graduate of Mitchell High School in 1968, and received degrees from Indiana State University and Indiana University. She was a retired optician. As a young person she was active in 4-H and had served as an IFYE delegate to Jamaica. Myra also loved working with animals and the elderly.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Purdue University Center for Cancer Research, 201 South University Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906, Indiana 4-H Foundation 615 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, Indiana University Health Hospice House, 2810 Deborah Street, Bloomington, IN 47403.

The family would like to thank everyone for their love and support during this difficult time.

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

Larry R. Clark

March 19, 1942 — Sept.1, 2015

Larry R. Clark, 73, of Bedford, died at 3 a.m. on Tuesday at his residence.

Born March 19, 1942, in Bedford, he was the son of Lawrence and Theo (Burford) Clark. He married Patsy Kay McDonald on Jan. 8, 1966, and she survives.

He was a sheet metal worker out of Local No. 20. He was a member of the Fairview Community Church and sang bass for One in Spirit Gospel Group.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and an avid deer hunter and bass fisherman.

Survivors include his wife, Patsy of Bedford; a daughter, Patsy Duncan and husband Rick of Bedford; two sons, Bobby Adams and wife Linda of North Vernon and Larry Mark Clark of Tennessee; six grandchildren, Jeremy Adams and wife Carrie, Bob Adams, Bill Adams, Lisa Kay Duncan, John Coe and wife Carriea, Thessaney Taylor and husband Joshua; several great-grandchildren; a sister, Judith Bolton; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a granddaughter, Lori Ann Duncan; a brother, Terry Clark and twin sons, Donald and David Adams.

Funeral service will be at noon on Friday at the Fairview Community Church, 417 Old US 50 E., Bedford, with Pastor Lindy Hopkins officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery where military rites will be accorded by members of Gillen Post No. 33 American Legion and D.A.V. Chapter 2.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from 10 a.m. until the service on Friday at the Fairview Community Church.

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

Dena Sullivan

June 30, 1969 — Aug. 29, 2015

Dena Sullivan, 46, Bedford, died at 12:25 a.m. on Saturday at Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. today at Old Union Cemetery. No visitation is scheduled. Arrangements are under the direction of Day & Carter Mortuary.

Irvin Chitwood

Irvin E. Chitwood, 75, Mitchell, died at 10:20 p.m. Tuesday at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. September 01, 2015 Larry R. Clark

Larry R. Clark, 73, Bedford, died Monday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Robert E. Lewis

Robert Eugene “Bobby” Lewis, 79, Bloomington, died on Saturday. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Friends may call from noon until the service at the funeral home.

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