August 7, 2016


Homer C. Moore – Bedford
March 4, 1927 – August 6, 2016
Homer C. Moore, 89, of Bedford died at 7:31 am on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at his residence.
Born March 4, 1927 in Oolitic, he was the son of Anna and William Moore. He married Myra Joan “Jodie” Sears on August 29, 1952 and she preceded him in death on March 7, 2011. He was a graduate of Oolitic High School with the class of 1945, he attended Franklin College. Homer served honorably in the United States Army during WWII stationed in Japan. He retired from Ameritech as an engineer June 26, 1987 after 35 years of service. He was a member of the Oolitic Baptist Church., a lifetime member of the VFW, and a member of Telephone Pioneers of America. He was an avid fisherman and a founding member of Tri County Bass Anglers.
Survivors include two sons, William Tyree (Stella) Moore of Bedford, Tod (Angie) Moore of Bloomington; a daughter Gina (Doyle) Owens of Granger, IN; 8 grandchildren, Jeremy (Heather) Moore, Kylee (Jason) Harding all of Bedford, Chris Moore and Katie Moore both of Bloomington, Codie (Chase) Taylor of South Bend, IN, Kyle Owens of Longwood, FL, Nick Bays of Cincinnati, OH, Bob (Chrystal) Bays of Bedford; 11 great grandchildren: Kennedy and Kadence Moore of Bedford, Chloe, Isabelle, and Eliza Harding of Bedford, Cameron and Madison Taylor of South Bend, Lily Owens of Longwood, FL, Skyyla Bays of Bedford, Terry Edelen of Bedford, Caleb Bays of Cincinnati, OH; two sisters, Sarah Bernice (Don) Myers of Bedford, Mary Helen (Don) Wever of Needmore, and several nieces and nephews who he cherished.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Anna and William Moore, his wife Myra Joan (Jodie) Moore, infant daughter, Kathleen Moore, sister, Edith Blackburn, brother, Kenneth Moore, daughter-in-law Cassie Moore.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 am on Thursday, August 11th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Rev. Richard Tallman and Pastor Don Myers officiating. Burial will follow in the Hamer Cemetery with military rites accorded by members of the American Legion Gillen Post #33. Visitation will be from 3 pm until 8 pm on Wednesday, August 10th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.
Gail Ann Bundy Lee -Bedford
October 2, 1952 – August 6, 2016
Bedford-Gail Ann Bundy Lee, 63, of Bedford died at 10:43 am on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.
Born October 2, 1952 in Bedford, she was the daughter of Charles Franklin and Betty Jean (Fisher) Bundy. Gail graduated from Oolitic High School with the class of 1970, and the North Lawrence Area Vocational Technical Center with the class of 1971. She married Gary Duane Lee on November 27, 1970. She was a medical assistant for 45 years having worked for the St. Vincent Medical Group, Dr. Kim Scherschel, Dunn Memorial Hospital, Dr. Paul Taiganides, Dr. Eugene Dmytryk,II, Edgewood Clinic, and Dr. R. Austin. Gail was a member of Mount Pleasant Christian Church, Dive Ladies Aide, Dive Homemakers, and was a 10 year member of Lawrence County 4-H. She loved animals, cooking, entertaining family and friends, church get-togethers reading her Bible and Devotional books, playing games and puzzles, growing flowers, watching birds and traveling. She had visited 42 states as well as Canada and Mexico.
Survivors include her husband, Gary of Bedford; her mother, Betty Bundy of Bedford; one daughter, Jennifer Teike and her husband Brian of Greenwood; one granddaughter, Brooke Teike of Greenwood; two grandsons Zach and Matt Teike of Greenwood; one sister Connie Croy and her husband Earl of Coos Bay, OR; four nieces: Cara Croy of Kent, WA, Deanna Knight and her husband Steve of Kirkland, WA, Julie Norman and her husband Donnie of Bedford, Pam Nicholson and William Allen Thompson of Oolitic; three nephews: Phil Croy, Steve Croy and his wife Leann, all of Coos Bay ,OR, and David Bundy of Bedford; one aunt, Sara Kern and her husband Claude of Bedford; one uncle John Fisher of Aptos, CA; special friend and sister at heart, Cathy Patten and her husband Butch of Bedford; five great nephews; one step great nephew; one great niece; one great great niece; and many cousins.
She was preceded in death by her father, parents in law; Robert “Gene” Lee and Deloris “Jeanette” Lee; one brother, David Grant Bundy; one great nephew, Kristian Croy; one great aunt, Mary Jo Bolton Armstrong; and three aunts: Catherine Bundy White, Alice Fisher Gill, and Shirley “Sug” Fisher Hofmeister.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 am on Tuesday, August 9th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Jeff Huddleson officiating. A private burial will be held at Mount Pleasant Christian Church Cemetery Visitation will be from 4 pm until 8 pm on Monday, August 8th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to Mount Pleasant Christian Church.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.
Helen Irene Hawkins – Shoals
Helen Irene Hawkins, 89, lifelong resident of Shoals,passed away at the Loogootee Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center at 5:07 p.m. on August 4, 2016.
Born on April 5, 1927 in Martin County, Indiana she was the daughter of the late John Williams and Laura Belle (Purkhiser) Ervin. Helen married Clyde L. “Whitey” Hawkins on March 11, 1950 and he preceded her in death on May 12, 2016.
Helen retired after 22 years of service to Martin County, serving in the County Highway Department, Jail Matron, Trasures Office and Martin County Assessor two terms. She was a dedicated member of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Shoals. She enjoyed gardening, tending her flowers and crocheting, hower her greatest passion was doting on her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Helen graduated from Shoals High School in 1945. She was very active in her community serving with the Shoals American Legion Auxiliary, Shoals V.F.W. Auxiliary, Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxilary Aeir #2442, Shoals Senior Center Committee and Democrat Women’s Club.
She is survived by 4 daughters, Debra Jan Strange, of Shoals, Lynette Kay and husband Ted Jones, of Bloomington, Micky Ann and husband Jeff Crew, of Shoals and Wendy Jenea and husband Dan Colglazier, of Springville; 7 grandchildren, Steve Strange, Rainell Cushman, Chris Roush, Brittany Stalcup, Derek Sipes, Bethany Tuomi and Jarrod Lents; 2 step-granddaughters, Candace Clark and Cassie Crew; 10 great-grandchildren; 1 step-great granddaughter and numerous neices and nephews.
Helen was the last living sibling and was preceded in death by her sisters, Lydia Hawkins, Betty Hawkins and Marie Ervin; brothers Lee Ervin, Bill Ervin, James Ervin, George Ervin and Richard Ervin and a great-granddaughter Haylei Sipes.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. till 8 p.m. on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 128 High Street in Shoals. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Monday, August 8, 2016 at St. Mary’s at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Spring Hill Cemetery.
Preferred memorial are to be made to the American Cancer Society. Envelopes will be made available at the church.
on-line condolences may be made to the family at www.queenlee.com

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