Hiawatha Jean Isenhour – Mitchell
December 6, 1941 – October 26, 2015
Hiawatha Jean Isenhour, 73, of Mitchell, died at 4:49 p.m. Monday, October 26, 2015, at her residence.
Born December 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 February 11, 2015. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Bedford.
Surviving are three daughters, Lora (Rick) Pulley, Mitchell, Sherry (fiance’ Robert Smith) Onion, Mitchell, and Marie (David) Garcia, Williams; eleven grandchildren, Dorothy, Garrett, Rickie, James, Kailan, Todd, Heather, Amanda, Allie, Cori and Rey; seven great grandchildren; and one sister, Brenda Pene, CA.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Alan Kendall.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday, October 30, 2015, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Bedford with Fr. Rick Eldred and Deacon Dave Reising officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Friends may call from 4 p.m. till 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 A. Head – Mitchell
July 21, 1926 – October 24, 2015
William A. Head, 89, of Mitchell, passed away Saturday, October 24, 2015, 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 November 26, 1949, and she preceded him in death November 30, 2000.
Bill had been employed at the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service and served 29 ½ 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. & A. M. He was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of American Legion Post No. 250.
Survivors include his daughter, Jennielu Percic, Aurora, Ill.; son, Michael Keith Head, Bargersville, Ind.; 4 grandchildren
His parents; wife; and son, William Hascue Head, preceded him in death.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. till 7 p.m. Thursday, October 29, at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. A private funeral will be Friday with Reverend Wade Judy officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com