July 17, 2017


Everett Eugene “Gene” Harris – Mitchell
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June 2, 1923 – July 14, 2017
Everett Eugene “Gene” Harris, 94, of Mitchell, passed away Friday, July 14, 2017, at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center.
Born June 2, 1923, in Indianapolis, he was the son of Everett T. and Ruth Grace (Batchelor) Harris. He married Mary Lucille Barnett June 27, 1943, and she preceded him in death February 14, 2008. Gene retired from Smith Transfer Company, Inc. in 1986, and was a member of Teamsters Union Local No. 89. He had been a member of Spring Mill Squares, Stone City Squares, and the Flying Hoosiers Motorcycle Club. Gene graduated from Mitchell High School in 1943, and was a member of Gulletts Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include his children, Marieta Kay (Terry) Chastain of Mitchell, Larry Eugene (Sherry) Harris of Mitchell, Tawnya Sue (Kelly) Daugherty of Orleans; Edward Lee (Sherry) Harris of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee; 10 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; siblings, Dorothy Irene Robinson of Speedway, and Edward Ray Harris of Greenwood.
His parents; wife; son, Bruce Lee Harris; and sister, Sylvia Grace Grubb, preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 19, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Billy Brim and Reverend Mike Williams officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday, and from 10 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Casketbearers: Jacob R. Daugherty, Cary A. Jenkins, Ian Powell, Stephen Harris, Billy Brim, and Karston Brim.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com
Peggy Joyce (Allen) Earl – Mitchell
Peggy Joyce (Allen) Earl, 86, of Mitchell, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017, at IU Health Hospice House in Bloomington.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 20, at Bride of Christ Fellowship. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of the service Thursday at the church.
Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center are in charge of the arrangements.

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