June 19, 2017


Mildred “Mid” L. Brown – Bedford
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August 25, 1921 – June 18, 2017
Mildred “Mid” L. Brown, 95, of Bedford, died Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Stonebridge Health Campus in Bedford.
Born August 25, 1921 in Lawrence Co., she was the daughter of Amos L. and Susan Elva (Speer) Brown.
Survivors include four generations of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, five sisters, Alice Pauline Brown, Lillie “Katie” Guthrie, Mae Crane, Trellah V. Yost, and Maudie Brown; three brothers, Luther, Winfred and Ralph Brown.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 23rd in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Kelly Carson officiating. Burial will follow in Pinhook Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, June 22nd at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.
Clifton “Moe” Stancombe – Bedford
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December 26, 1954 – June 17, 2017
Clifton “Moe” Stancombe, 62, of Bedford, went home to be with the Lord at 4:30 am on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Bell Trace Health and Living in Bloomington.
Born December 26, 1954 in Bedford, he was the son of Buddy Lee Stancombe and Oleta (Brown) McCart. He married Donette Wever on January 10, 1975 and she survives. He retired from General Motors as a Die Setter after twenty- six years. Moe was an Army Veteran. He was also a member of the UAW Local #440, former member of the Masonic Lodge, and attended the Bedford Free Methodist Church. He loved to watch sports, especially basketball. Moe played basketball for Tunnelton High School. He also loved the outdoors.
Survivors include his mother, Oleta McCart of Bedford; wife, Donette Stancombe of Bedford; one daughter, Jessica Stancombe of Bedford; two brothers, Steve Stancombe and wife Nancy of Bedford, and Greg Stancombe and wife Julie of Bedford; one sister, Laura Ragone and husband Mike of Pensacola, FL; aunts and uncles, Jerry Brown and wife Cathy, Connie Scott and husband Joe, Delpha Brown, Danny Brown, and Terry Brown and wife Sylvia; his beloved nieces, Joslyn Wever, Lainey Stancombe, Ashlyn Wever, Jennifer McLeod, Natalie Cotton, Taylor Mollet, Alexis Mollet, and Nicole Ragone; his beloved nephews, Scotty Mollet and wife, Lori, Kane Wever, Eli Mollet, Trey Mollet, Travis Ragone, Darren Stancombe, Daniel Stancombe, Derek Stancombe, Jared Stancombe, Tyler Stancombe and companion, Hailey, Jayden Arnold, Paul Stancombe, Eli Stancombe, and Ethan Stancombe; Father and mother-in- law, Don and Mary Wevertwo brother -in- laws , Josh Wever and wife Mandy, and Jason Wever; one sister-in- law, Kelly Mollet.
He was preceded in death by his father, Buddy Lee Stancombe; uncles, Frank Brown, Donny Brown and Bob Stancombe; one aunt, Loretta (Sis) Garrett; step-father’s, Dale McCart and Merlin Baker, and a great niece, Halli Ann Wever.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 21st in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Ronnie McLain and Pastor Don Myers officiating. Burial will follow in Leesville Cemetery with military rites conducted by the American Legion Gillen Post #33. Pallbearers will be Eli, Trey, Kane, Darren, Jayden, and Eli. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 20th at the Day & Carter Mortuary, and from 10 a.m. until the hour of service on Wednesday.
The family asks that memorial contributions may be made to the White River Humane Society.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.
Roger Eugene Cottengain – Bloomington
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Roger Eugene Cottengain, 65, of Bloomington, passed away Wednesday, June14, 2017, at Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater, Florida.
Born April 20, 1952, in Bedford, he was the son of Arthur and Helen (Bex) Cottengain. He married Patricia Taylor May 21, 1977. Roger retired from General Electric with 37 years of service. He graduated from Mitchell High School in 1970 and received an associate degree from Ivy Tech. Roger was a member of Lifeway Baptist Church in Ellettsville, and enjoyed being with his wife, daughters, sons-in- law, and five grandchildren. He like fishing, boating, and hunting. Roger was a disabled U. S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
Survivors include his loving wife, Patty Cottengain of Bloomington; daughters, Tara (George) Jenkins of Orleans, Audrey (Tony) Courson of Poland; grandchildren, Olivia, Owen, and Otto Jenkins, Logan Cain, and Jackson Courson; sisters, Cherie (Larry) Edwards of Sellersburg, Cubie (John) Riley of Bedford
His parents and grandson, George Edward Jenkins II, preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 20, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Steve Von Bokern officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Baptist 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. until 70 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.
The family of Roger E. Cottengain wishes to thank Seminole Baptist Church in Seminole, Florida, and Lifeway Baptist Church in Ellettsville.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com

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