March 24, 2019


John R. Freeman – Bedford
January 1, 1924 – March 23, 2019
John R. Freeman, 95, of Bedford died at 5:05 pm on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at his residence.
Born January 1, 1924, in Williams, he was the son of Ellis and Mary (Chapman) Freeman. He married Barbara A. Pinnick in 1950 and she survives. John was a Navy veteran serving during WWII. He was a member of the Central Church of Christ and American Legion Gillen Post 33. He retired in 1989 as a printer operator for the Times Mail.
Survivors include his wife Barbara of Bedford; three daughters, Joy Prewitt and husband Glen, Jennifer Stapp and husband Scott, Jane George and husband Dave; one son, Joseph Freeman; five grandchildren, Kelly Stapp, Shannon Stapp, Ian Stapp, Megan George, and Keaton George; two great-grandchildren, Ashley Stapp Matkovich and Tucker Stapp Matkovich. He was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Vera, Violet, Velma, and Virginia; and two brothers, Roy, and Rex Freeman.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 28 in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Rick Leach officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.
Kyle Jordan Tarr – Shoals
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May 1, 1987 – March 22, 2019
Kyle Jordan Tarr left this life too soon on Friday, March 22, 2019. He was 31 years old.
Kyle was born in Bedford, Indiana to Gary Tarr and Deanna (Doane) Bauernfiend on May 1, 1987. He graduated from Shoals high school in 2005 and went on to graduate Cum Laude from Vincennes University in 2013. He was employed at Jasper Engine. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, as well with his sidekick cat
Six. He loved playing the guitar, writing music, and fishing.
Kyle is survived by his mother and husband Dwight Bauernfiend of Cocoa, FL; brothers Joshua Eric Tarr of Jasper, Collin Tarr of Jasper, Alex Bauernfiend of Montgomery, and Brandon Bauernfiend of Jasper; sisters Melissa (Tarr) Kroll of Montgomery, and Kylie (Bauernfiend) Graham of Rockport; nieces and nephews Bailey Graham, Madison and Zoe Tarr, Anaya, Aspyn, and Ajada Carrico, Dayson Bauernfiend, Elliott, Owen, Abram, and Violet Tarr; grandparents Lois Tarr, Dee and Jean Doane, and Janet Waggoner and other family and friends.
Kyle is preceded in death by father Gary Tarr, grandfather Paul Tarr, uncle Stanley Tarr, and grandmother Bernice Bauernfiend.
Visitation will be held on Monday, March 25 at The River Church in Shoals from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a funeral service held at 7:30 p.m.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Queen Lee Funeral Home in Shoals.
Should friends or family desire, memorial contributions can be sent in honor of Kyle Tarr c/o Melissa Kroll, 276 N Eagle Drive, Montgomery, IN 47558.
Jean A. Edgar – Bedford
December 4, 1915 – March 24, 2019
Jean A. Edgar, 103, of Bedford, died at 5:05 am on March 24, 2019, at Stonebridge Health Campus.
Born December 4, 1915 in Pittsburgh, PA, she was the daughter of Charles W. and Maude (Crawford) Anthony. She married Eugene F. Edgar on July 17, 1940. They were married for sixty-nine years and he preceded her in death on November 11, 2009. Jean was a homemaker and was of the Protestant Faith. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star.
Survivors include two daughters, Virginia (Ginny) Short and husband Michael of Bloomington, Dorothy (Dody) Nile and husband Hugh of Calcutta, OH; grandchildren, Andrew (Coby) Short and wife Maureen, Abigail Short Henning and husband Ryan, Amber Nile and husband Brett Hartmann, Alexis Nile, Aaron Nile; great-grandchildren, Kerith Short, Brennan Short, Claire Henning, Mars Hartmann, Paige Henning, and Giada Circelli. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; two sisters, Dorothy Dyson, and Virginia Halkyard; and two brothers, Harry and Charles Anthony.
A private family memorial will take place at a later date in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery in Pittsburgh. As an expression of sympathy, the family asks that friends in accordance with how Jean lived her life, perform an act of kindness to another.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

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