April 17, 2019


Anthony “Tony” Starr – Bedford
December 5, 1952 – April 15, 2019
Tony Starr, 66, of Bedford, died Monday, April 15, 2019, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
Born December 5, 1952, in Lawrence Co., he was the son of James F. Starr, Jr. and Wilma Joan (Ray) Starr. He married Diana K. Phipps on April 6, 1979, and she survives. He was a retired pipe fitter at General Motors in Bedford. He was a member of U.A.W. Local #440 and Plumbers & Steamfitters Local #136. He was an avid sports fan.
Survivors include his wife, Diana, of Bedford; a son, Matt Starr, of Bedford; a daughter, Sarah Fitzenrider and husband, Shane, of Orleans; a grandson, Connor; two brothers, Danny Starr, and wife, Cindy, of Springville and Steve Starr and wife, Carol, of Bedford.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, James David Starr.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 20th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Rev. Millard Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 19th and from 9 a.m. until the hour of service on Saturday, April 20th at
the Day & Carter Mortuary.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.
JoAnn Turner – Bedford
January 18, 1935 – April 12, 2019
JoAnn Turner, 84, of Bedford, passed away Friday, April 12, 2019.
Born January 18, 1935, in Taunton, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of Fred and Annie Belle (Jennings) Bell. She married Richard D. Turner September 8, 1956, and he preceded her in death on August 29, 2013.
JoAnn managed the family business, Turner Transportation, Inc., and worked several years at the Maternal and Child Health Clinic/WIC office as an administrative assistant. She also volunteered with the Girl and Boy Scout programs and served as president of both the Lawrence County Welfare Board and the Lawrence County Community Corrections Board, before retiring and moving to Harlingen, Texas. She was a member of the Parkwood Bible Church and volunteered with several organizations in the Harlingen area.
Survivors include her grandsons, J. C. (Crystal) Powell of Bedford, Darin (Allie) Powell of Bedford; granddaughters, Ava, Adrianna, and Ainsley Powell; brother, John L. Bell of Taunton, Massachusetts
Her parents; husband; daughter, Debra Sue Powell; son, Richard D. Turner, Jr., and siblings, Fred Bell of Taunton, Massachusetts, Richard A. Bell of Jonesboro, Georgia, Dorothy (Bell) Davenport of Hemphill, Texas, and Virginia (Bell) Bacon of Little River, South Carolina, preceded her in death.
Memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Jack Taylor officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com

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