August 29, 2016


Virginia S. Brown – Mitchell
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May 5, 1937 – August 26, 2016
Virginia S. Brown, 79, of Mitchell, passed away at 9:26 p.m. Friday, August 26, 2016, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.
Born May 5, 1937, in Martin County, she was the daughter of Frank and Clara (Sheetz) Wilcoxen. She married Leroy G. Brown January 31, 1976. Virginia had been employed at RCA and retired from Visteon.
Survivors include her husband, Leroy G. Brown of Mitchell; son, Harold G. Hamilton of Huron; daughter, Marcella (Ron) Neeley of Bedford; 5 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; brothers, Gerald (Ruby) Wilcoxen of Shoals and Leland Wilcoxen of Shoals; sister, Mabel (Larry) Akles of Shoals
Her parents; sons, Danny Hamilton and Johnny Hamilton; and sister, Ann Vault, preceded her in death.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 30, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Jim Valentine officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 p.m. till 7 p.m. Monday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com
Sheldon Slone – Mitchell
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September 18, 1948 – August 26, 2016
Sheldon Slone, 67, of Mitchell, passed away Friday, August 26, 2016, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.
Born September 18, 1948, in Lackey, Kentucky, he was the son of Joe and Alta (Mullins) Slone. He married Betty Elkins on August 21, 1970 in Bedford, Indiana. He retired from General Electric and had been previously employed as a police officer for the City of Mitchell. Sheldon enjoyed bluegrass music, fishing, deer hunting, and was a die-hard Kentucky Wildcat basketball fan. He loved to talk and never met a stranger. The most important thing in his life was his family, especially the love of his life, Betty. Sheldon was a devoted son that checked daily on his mother. He was a member of Woodville Baptist Church, and graduated from Mitchell High School in 1966. Sheldon was a U. S. Navy veteran, and a member of American Legion Post No. 250.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Slone of Mitchell; mother, Alta Slone of Mitchell; brothers, William Elden (Nancy) Slone of Orleans Joey Slone of Mitchell; brothers-in- law, Joseph (Susan) Starr of Bedford John Elkins of Bedford Jake (Faye) Elkins of Bedford; sister-in- law, Rita (Robert) Tipton of Bedford; nephews, Steve Slone, Jerome Starr, Troy Taylor, and Jayden (Amanda) Elkins; nieces, Tonya Smith, Tammy (Brian) Chapman, Cindy (Randy) Ewing, Mindy Hunter, Kathy Haile, Annetta Starr, Stacy (Jeff) Bex, April(John) Clark, Dusty Starr, Chris Souders, Julie (Mike) Crane and Jonetta Elkins; numerous great nieces; great nephews; great great nieces and great great nephews.
His father; brother, George Slone; sister, Ethyl Slone; brother-in- law, Jerry Starr; sister-in-law, Connie Starr; and niece, Angie Elkins, preceded him in death
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 31, at Woodville Baptist Church with Reverend Glenn Hamer officiating. Burial will be in Lawrenceport Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107. Friends may call from 4 p.m. till 8 p.m. Tuesday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation
Center and from 10 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the church.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com

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