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Obituaries For Sept. 28, 2016
Updated September 29, 2016 7:24 AM
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Shirley Ann Keynon - Bedford

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September 30, 1942 - September 25, 2016

Shirley Ann Keynon, 73, passed away Sunday, September 25, 2016, at Indiana University Health Simon Cancer Center in Indianapolis.

Born September 30, 1942, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Allen and Peggy (Mathis) Fox. She married Robert Eugene "Sonny" Keynon December 26, 1965, and he preceded her in death November 8, 2010. Shirley retired from Dana Corporation and was a member of the Orleans Church of the Nazarene.

Surviving: son, Gary (Kristin) Keynon of Bedford; daughter, Diane (Steve) Brassine of Bedford; 13 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren; brother, Rex (Betty) Fox of Mitchell

Her parents; husband; son, Winfred Allen Keynon; daughter, Lanette Reynolds; and brothers, Jerry Fox, Tom Fox, Jimmy Fox and two in infancy, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 29, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Reverend Jerry Richardson officiating. Burial will be in Spice Valley Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Casketbearers: Steve Fox, Jeremy Fox, Rex Fox II, Brayden Keynon, Jeremy Allen and Shawn Gordon.

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

Annabelle Clouse - Mitchell

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January 28, 1923 - September 26, 2016

Annabelle Clouse, 93, of Mitchell, passed away at 9 p.m. Monday, September 26, 2016, at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center.

Born January 28, 1923, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of William and Bertha (Brewer) Clouse. Annabelle had been employed as secretary for Clarence J. Donavon, attorney, and retired December 31, 1990. She was a member of the United Methodist Church and treasurer of her Sunday school class. Annabelle graduated from Huron High School and Indianapolis School of Business.

Survivors include her nieces, Wanda Gerkin of Washington, Joyce (Roger) Tanksley of Mitchell, Janet Clouse of Bedford, Connie Rawlins of Bedford; nephews, Thomas Clouse of Bedford, Terry (Karan) Clouse of Mitchell

Her parents; brothers, G. Douglas Clouse and Heber Clouse; and nephew-in- law, Bill Gerkin, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, September 30, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Reverend Glenn Hamer officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday and from 10 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

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

Christopher Robert Odel - Mitchell

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July 19, 1965 - September 27, 2016

Christopher Robert Odle, 51, of Mitchell, passed away at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at his residence.

Born July 19, 1965, in Joliet, Illinois, he was the son of William Riley "Jake" and Nancy Ann (Howell) Odle. Chris was a tree trimmer.

Surviving: stepchildren, Ameka Cox of Mitchell, Skysea Somer of Fort Wayne; 4 step grandchildren; siblings, Clifton (Ronette) Odle of Mitchell, Tammy (Kent) Spoonmore of Springville, Greg (Pam) Odle of Mitchell, Timmy Odle of Mitchell, Christine (Larry) Miller of Mitchell

His parents preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 1, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral & Cremation Center with Reverend Steve Jones officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

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



Obituaries For Sept. 27, 2016
Updated September 27, 2016 8:02 AM
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David Edward Luman - Mitchell
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July 19, 1970 - September 24, 2016

David Edward Luman, 46, of Mitchell, died at 4:03 pm on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born July 19, 1970 in Massena, NY, he was the son of Gary and Sandra (Martin) Luman. He was a tradesman and of the Catholic faith.

Survivors include his parents, of Mitchell; three daughters, Amber, Brittany and Brooklyn Luman, of Bloomington; a son, Tyler Eisele, of Bloomington; grandchildren, Runa Moon and Onyx Luman; two brothers, Scott Luman, of Mitchell, and Jason Luman and wife, Ashley, of Bloomington; nephews, Mathew, Dawson, and Ashton Luman; nieces, Kay Ann and Alexis Luman and Mariah Durham; his ex-wife, Amy Luman, of Bloomington; former companions, Brandy Hildebrandt of Bloomington and Tina Sullivan, of Bedford; several aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Brent Luman; maternal grandparents, Harlan and Vivian Martin, paternal grandparents, Raymond Luman and Catherine Ball.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Father Rick Eldred officiating. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27 th and from Noon until the hour of service on Wednesday, September 28 th at the Day & Carter Mortuary. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the family to help offset funeral expenses.

Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.



Obituaries For Sept. 26, 2016
Updated September 26, 2016 8:16 AM
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David Luman - Bedford

David Luman, 46, of Bedford, died Saturday, September 24, 2016 at I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital.

Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary



Obituaries For Sept. 24, 2016
Updated September 26, 2016 6:57 AM
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Carolyn "Jo" Besser - Huron

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October 18, 1935 - September 22, 2016

Carolyn "Jo" Besser, 80, of Huron, passed away peacefully Thursday evening, September 22, 2016, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital, surrounded by her family.

Born October 18, 1935, in Madison County, she was the daughter of James Lloyd "Mike" and Ruth (VanBlair) Harrison. She married Joe Daniel Besser June 17, 1956, and recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

Jo had been employed at Guide Lamp, Cummins Engine, and Monroe County School Corporation. She graduated from Frankton High School in 1953 and attended business college. She was a member of the Huron Baptist Church and had served as pianist since 1983. She served as state treasurer of the American Baptist Women Association and secretary and past president of the American Baptist Women Association of Kentucky and Indiana. Jo was instrumental in establishing Meals on Wheels in Seymour. She was very active in her church, family, community, and was a member of the Huron WTK Club.

Survivors include her husband, Joe Besser of Huron; children, Gregory Scott (Becky) Besser of Indianapolis, Jill Anne (Fran) Vile of Boonville, Melissa Ruth (Greg) Reutter of Seymour; grandchildren, Liza (Ryan) Besser-Jones, Sarah (Peter) Besser-Reynolds, Alyssa BesserMorgan Besser, Cameron (Emily) Vile, Caleb (Savannah) Vile, Emily (Jacob) McGill, Katelyn (Andy) Kalus, Mitchell Reutter; 6 great grandchildren; sister, Charlotte Anne Hosier (Bob) Ross of Indianapolis

Her parents preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 27, at the Huron Baptist Church with William Mathews officiating. Burial will be in Huron Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. till 8 p.m. on Monday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the church.

Memorial Gifts: Huron Baptist Church

". . whatever is born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory that overcomes the world, or faith." (1 John 5:4)

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



Obituaries For Sept. 23, 2016
Updated September 23, 2016 12:04 PM
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Norma Lucille (Ashcraft) Heisler-Springville

August 24, 1929 - September 21, 2016

Norma Lucille (Ashcraft) Heisler, 87, of Springville, originally of Hammond, IN, died at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.

Born August 24, 1929 in Whiting, IN, she was the daughter of Wilfred and Madge (Osborn) Ashcraft. She married Donald F. Heisler on February 14, 1990 and he survives. She was a loan officer and teller for Mercantile Bank. Norma was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, was an avid roller skater, line dancer and a friend to everyone.

Survivors include, her husband Donald, two daughters, Beverly Loomis and husband, Terry of Chesterton, IN, Kathy Bauser of Owensburg, a stepson, Donald S. Heisler of Tinley, IL, a stepdaughter, Denise Heisler of Minooka, IL, grandchildren, Tammy LaHayne, Kathy Downey, Rachel Pozza, Glenna Selsor, Dr. Holly Bauser-Heaton, Glen Bauser, Jr., step grandchildren, Trinity Heisler, Gage Heisler and Miah Heisler, ten great grandchildren, 10 great great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, One sister, Ruby Helm, one brother, Jack Ashcraft and a son-in- law, Glen Bauser.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Saturday, September 24, 2016 in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day and Carter Mortuary with Pastor Mark Hafenbreidel. Burial will follow in Owensburg Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the hour of the service on Saturday.

Family and friends may express their condolences atvwww.daycarter.com.



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