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Obituaries For July 21, 2017
Updated July 21, 2017 3:12 PM
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Anabel Wagner - Bedford

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July 31, 1931 - July 18, 2017

Anabel Wagner, 85, of Bedford, died on
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at Bliss Place.

Born July 31, 1931, in Williams, IN, she was the daughter
of Oral "Sport" and Mildred (Craig) Wagner. She retired
from Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center. She was a
member of the Central Church of Christ, American Legion
Auxiliary, National Association of Retired Federal
Employees Local #578 and American Association of Retired
Persons.

Survivors include two nephews, Donald E. Wagner, Jr., of
Chesterfield, MO and Robert L. Wagner, of Bloomington;
two great nieces and two great nephews. She was
preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Donald
Eugene Wagner.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Monday,
July 24th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter
Mortuary. Private burial will be in Williams Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 12:00 noon until the hour of service
on Monday, July 24 th at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Family
and friends may express condolences at
www.daycarter.com.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be
made to the Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services.



Obituaries For July 20, 2017
Updated July 21, 2017 6:04 AM
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Mark Lyon - Mitchell

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Mark Lyon, 61, of Mitchell, formerly of California, died at 1:45 pm on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at I.U. Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born May 13, 1956 in Nevada City, CA, he was the son of Ralph and Claudina (Sutherland) Lyon. He married Pamela Stinson on February 14, 1988 and she survives. He had worked at Superior Kiln Mill in Bedford and was a Millwright at Lehigh Cement in Mitchell. He loved his wife, kids, grandkids, his dog, Marley and his friends. He loved to cook, paint and drink beer.

Survivors include his wife, Pamela, of Mitchell; six children, Claire Stinson, Dustin Stinson, Ceji Cain, Michelle Cain, Kendra Lyon and Kristi Lyon; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; two brothers, Paul and Roger Lyon; a sister, Marlene Habian, all of IL. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 am on Tuesday, July 25th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Millard Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Olive Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Monday, July 24th at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

Christopher Andrew Jenkins - Oolitic

November 10, 1954 - July 12, 2017

Christopher Andrew Jenkins, 62, of Oolitic, died at 8:49 pm on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at his residence.

Born November 10, 1954 in Aurora, CO, he was the son of Perry D. and Annabelle (Pemberton) Jenkins. He was a mechanic.

Survivors include a son, Jay Jenkins, of NC, and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Cremation was chosen. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.



Obituaries For July 19, 2017
Updated July 19, 2017 6:17 AM
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Charles Ronnie Bridges - Bedford

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July 3, 1940 - July 17, 2017

Charles Ronnie Bridges, 77, of Bedford, died at 2:08 a.m. on Monday, July 17, 2017 at his residence.

Born July 3, 1940 in Bedford, he was the son of Charles and Beulah (Clendennon) Bridges. He married Edna Poll on November 15, 1958 and she passed away on September 18, 2010. Charles was a wire saw operator for Elliott Stone Company, retiring after 39 years.

Surviving are three sons, Charles R. Bridges of Mitchell, David Ray (Lori) Bridges of TN and Michael Sean (Alice) Bridges of Bedford; two daughters, Kim Bridges of Tx. and Amy Bridges of Bedford; one daughter-in-law, Wanda Bridges; 17 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; three brothers, Larry Bridges, Harry Bridges and Frank Walker.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents; wife; one son, Chris E. Bridges in 2013; three sisters, Joanne McGill, Linda Fisher and Galinda Burton.

Funeral service will be on Friday, July 21, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes. Entombment will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Visitation will be on Thursday, July 20, 2017 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at fergusonlee.com.



Obituaries For July 18, 2017
Updated July 18, 2017 6:44 AM
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Peggy Joyce Earl - Bedford

July 6, 1931 - July 16, 2017

Peggy Joyce Earl, 86,of Mitchell, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born July 6, 1931, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of Noble Winford "Speck" and Bertha Mary (Mann) Allen. She married William Earl in 1955. Peggy had been employed at Roberts Brass and Spring Mill Inn dining room. She was a member of the Bride of Christ Fellowship Church and enjoyed game day.

Survivors include her husband, William Earl of Mitchell; daughter, Nanina (Richard) Ferris of Fishers, son, Jory (Janie) Earl of Mitchell; grandchildren, Marc Pfleging, Mia Gore, Melanie Sipes; 4 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandson; brother, Jerry (Judy) Allen of Mitchell; sister, Portia (Bill) Chapman of Bedford

Her parents; and siblings, Patricia Louise Leonard, Jan Christie Deckard, Lana Allen, and Jon David Allen, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 20, at Bride of Christ Fellowship Church with Brother Jerry Allen officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the church.

Memorial Gifts: Indiana University Health Hospice, 1800 North Capitol Avenue, PO Box 7168, Indianapolis, IN 46207-7168

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com



Obituaries For July 17, 2017
Updated July 18, 2017 6:46 AM
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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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