The following obituaries were received for Wednesday –
Donetta Johnson – Bloomington
Donetta Johnson, 62, of Bloomington, passed away Tuesday, February 19th at her residence.
Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
Jackie Lee King – Mitchell
Jackie Lee King, 70, of Mitchell, passed away at 1:45 a.m. Wednesday, February 20, 2013, at his residence.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.
Michael K. Butcher – Bedford
Michael K. Butcher, 32, of Bedford, formerly of Bloomington, passed away in Bedford on February 13, 2013 at 9 pm.
He was born in Bloomington on January 26, 1981 to Roger Butcher & Shelly (Richardson) Smith, he attended Bloomington High School South, Michael was employed as a welder for A-n-G Conveyors.
Survivors include his children, Jayda Butcher and Ayden Butcher, his mother; Shelly Smith, his brother; Randy Butcher, his grandmothers; Elva Richardson and Mary Butcher-Sanders.
He was preceded in death by his father, Roger Butcher and his grandfathers Henry Richardson and Orville Butcher.
Memorial Services will be held on Saturday February 23, 2013 from 2 pm until 4 pm at Apostolic Bible Church, at 3291 South Walnut Street Pike, in Bloomington.
In Lieu of Flowers donations can be made to his children’s trust fund at the church.
Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford is in charge of arrangements
Lois Fern Wade – Bedford
Lois Fern Wade, 88, of Bedford, passed away at 8:17 am on Monday February 18, 2013 at Westview Nursing and Rehab. in Bedford.
Born May 2, 1924 in Lawrence Co., she was the daughter of Lloyd and Ora Inez (Williams) Flinn. She married Jack Corey on July 28, 1961 and he preceded her in death in 1979. She later married Floyd Wade on August 23, 1985 and he also preceded her in death in 2001. She retired from Louden Grocery in Bedford after 25 years and was a member of the Southland Church of Christ.
Survivors include a son, Lloyd Turpin, of Corydon; step-children, Jane Carie and husband, Morris, of Vincennes, James Wade and wife, Patty, of Springville; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, a step-daughter and a step-grandchild.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 am on Friday, February 22nd in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Bud Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Pinhook Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 pm to 8 pm on Thursday, February 21st at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Lois at www.daycarter.com.
Lester Hall – Bedford
Lester Hall, 82, of Bedford, died at 8:45 pm on Monday, February 18, 2013 at I.U. Health in Bedford.
Born November 12, 1930 in Bedford, he was the son of William Arthur and Emma Bell (Schofield) Hall. He married Anna Jane Baker in 1950 and she preceded him in death in 1972. He later married Anna Lee Chadwell (Nikirk) in 1973 and she also preceded him in death in 2003. He retired from General Motors where he worked as a skilled tradesman in the layout department. He was a life-time member of the Dive Christian Church, a member of the Lions Club and enjoyed woodworking.
Survivors include a daughter, Ruth Ann Tolliver and husband, Jerry, of Bedford; a step-daughter, Deborah Underwood and husband, Jim, of Springville; two step sons, Terry Nikirk and wife, Brenda, of Baytown, TX and Gregory Nikirk, of Bedford; grandchildren, Pamela Dawn (Tolliver) Abel, April Diane Tolliver, Christopher Nikirk, Mark Nikirk, Jason Nikirk, Chad Nikirk, Jeremy Nikirk, Cami Nikirk, Angel Chastain, Stacie (Bouffanie) Clark and Benjamin Underwood; eighteen great grandchildren and a brother, Clarence Hall of Bedford.
He was preceded in death by his parents, both wives, three brothers, Everett, Lawrence and Howard Hall; seven sisters, Helen Baker, Ethel Miller, Edith Housier, Clara Raborn, Wilma June Armstrong, Gladys Hall, Altha Hall (in infancy); a great granddaughter, Susanna Day Nikirk.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 pm on Friday, February 22nd at the Dive Christian Church with Johnny Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Springville Christian Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 pm to 8 pm on Thursday, February 21st at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from noon until the hour of service on Friday, February 22nd at the Dive Christian Church.
Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Lester at www.daycarter.com.