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Obituaries For June 24, 2017
Updated June 24, 2017 8:41 PM
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James Fonzo Grubb - Mitchell
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January 1, 1946 - June 23, 2017

James Fonzo Grubb, 71, of Mitchell, passed away Friday, June 23, 2017, at his residence.

Born January 1, 1946, in Bedford, he was the son of William and Grace (Harris) Grubb. He married Linda "Penny" Edmonson July 11, 1964. James was a long time employee at Sipes Body Shop and was a member of Fishing Creek Chapel. He served in the Indiana National Guard and enjoyed camping with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Linda "Penny" Grubb of Mitchell; children, Cheryl (Darrell) Boone of Mitchell, Ron (Polly) Grubb of Mitchell, Missy (Tim) Barksdale of Campbellsburg, Jamie (William) Thacker of Mitchell; grandchildren, Levi (Kipany) Fletcher, Ky (Stephanie) Grubb, Nikki (Zach) Speer, Addie Grubb, Andi (Nathan) Bell, Laci (Isaac) Stone, Isaiah Barksdale, Lindi Barksdale, Chandler Boone, Racheal Stevens, and Jason Boone; great grandchildren, Emily, Drako, Kaden, Jaxon, Morgan, Gunnar, Maddison, Maverick, and Carter; siblings, Bob Grubb of Orleans, Nancy Mundy of Bedford, Sue Schuller of Orleans, Becky Hackney of Orleans, Randy Grubbs of Texas

His parents and grandson, Jonah Grubb, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Kyle Stewart officiating. Friends may call from 5 p.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

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



Obituaries For June 23, 2017
Updated June 23, 2017 11:18 AM
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Rev. Richard E. Kendall - Bedford

March 9, 1947 - June 21, 2017

Rev. Richard E. Kendall, 70, of Bedford, died at 6:49 pm on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born March 9, 1947, in Glacia, IL, he was the son of Ira and Vila Belle (Fortune) Kendall. He married Myra (Eggers) Butler on March 2, 1984 and she survives. He was a retired minister and carpenter and Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Indian Creek Township. He was raised in Gospel Assembly Churches and ministered a small congregation of the church in Bedford. He had ministered in all fifty states and all over the world including Siberia, Russia, Haiti, Africa, Israel, and Canada.

Survivors include his wife, Myra, of Bedford; a son, Chris Butler and Kelly Thompson, of Bedford; a daughter, Tess Butler, of Oolitic; a grandson, Andrew Butler, of Bedford; his mother-in-law, Martha M. Craig, of Bedford; four sisters, Virginia Downs and husband, Larry, Elizabeth Zaranti and husband, Anthony, Cynthia Jann and husband, Chris, and Linda Kendall; two brothers, Timothy Kendall and wife, Susan, Leslie Kendall and wife, Jennifer; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Patsy Stallings and Dorothy Duty; three brothers, Ira, Ronald, and Paul.

Graveside services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 27th at the Silverville Missionary Baptist Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 27th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Indian Creek Volunteer Fire Department, attn: Monte Wright.

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



Obituaries For June 22, 2017
Updated June 23, 2017 6:31 AM
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Christina M. "Chris" Miller - Springville

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January 15, 1941 - June 21, 2017

Christina M. "Chris" Miller, 76, of Springville, died at 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at Stonebridge Health Campus.

Born January 15, 1941, in Springville, she was the daughter of Raymond and Esther (Davis) Reynolds. She married Ron Miller on August 24, 1957 and he preceded her in death on April 22, 2014. She retired as a quality controller for Cook Medical Group. She was a member of the Oolitic Baptist Church where she served on the hostess committee and was the former treasurer.

Survivors include two daughters, Leslie Holtsclaw and husband, David, Lisa Combs and husband, Charles, all of Springville; grandchildren, Stephanie Colclasure and husband, Ryan, of Terre Haute, Jennifer Holtsclaw, of Spencer, Kim Hillenburg and husband, Ryan, of Springville, and Nick Combs, of Springville; great grandchildren, Adelyn and Zak Colclasure, Austin and Zane Hillenburg; a brother, Layne Reynolds and wife, Julia, of Springville; a sister, Connie Jackson and husband, Steve, of Ellettsville.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers, Gerald and Roger Reynolds.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 26th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Rev. Richard Tallman officiating. Burial will follow in the Lowder Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 25th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation in memory of Christina to the Alzheimer's Assoc.

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

Gary Michael Brewer - London, KY

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March 18, 1949 - June 21, 2017

Gary Michael Brewer, 68, of London, KY, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at University of Louisville Hospital.

Born March 18, 1949 in Laurel Co., KY, he was the son of Bernard and Juanita (Taylor) Brewer. He married Denise Patton. He later married Ellen James. He was a life-long truck driver and owner/operator of Brewer Trucking. He was last employed by Indiana Limestone.

Survivors include a son, Mike Brewer and wife, Rachel, of London, KY; three daughters, Karly Brewer, of Jasper, Kim Jones, of Bloomington and Amy Hendrickson, of London, KY; six grandchildren, Kennedy, Emilee, and Bree Morrow, Jordan Page, Ashley Jones, and Oden Brewer; two great grandchildren, Jaxton Page and Charleigh Jones; three sisters, Bev Clark and husband, Jim, of Bedford, Kathy Lloyd of Terre Haute, Carolyn Oliver and husband, Stacy, of SC; two brothers, Merle Brewer and wife, Brenda, Kirby Brewer and wife, Judy, all of London, KY; his best friend, Ronnie Lloyd, of Bedford.

He was preceded in death by his parents and ex-wife, Ellen.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 26th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Dennis Parsley officiating. Burial will follow in Dixon Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the hour of service on Monday, June 26th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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



Obituaries For June 21, 2017
Updated June 20, 2017 5:02 PM
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Michael R. Smith - Springville

March 9, 1954 - June 20, 2017

Michael R. Smith, 63, of Springville, died at 2:52 a.m. on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at his residence.

Born March 9, 1954 in Malvern, AR, he was the son of Robert John and Rosemarie (Medina) Smith. He married Tracey Cobb and she survives. He retired in 2008 after thirty-three years as a truck driver for General Motors. He was a member of U.A.W. Local #440.

Survivors include his wife, Tracey, of Springville; five children, Maria Chance of Pensacola, FL, Amanda Smith of Indianapolis, Ashley Lett, of Jacksonville, FL, James Smith of Ft. Walton, FL, and Amber Smith of TN; three grandchildren, Taylor, Cheyenne and Jadyn; two sisters, Patty Smith of Helena, AR and Susie Pultz (Tony) of Fayetteville, AR; Step-children, Darcey Bailey, Westyn Blake, Branson Goodman, Brayden Keynon; two sisters-in-law, Tammy Cobb and Tonya Bridwell (Van); a brother-in- law, Richard Cobb; a niece, Anastacia Hulsing and several other nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 22nd in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Byron Buker officiating. Burial will follow in Bryantsville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 21st at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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



Obituaries For June 20, 2017
Updated June 20, 2017 10:23 AM
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Helen May (Downham) Clines - Bedford

February 13, 1927 - June 17, 2017

Helen May (Downham) Clines, 90, of Bedford, died Saturday, June 17, 2017, in Louisville, KY.

Born February 13, 1927, IN Marion County, IN, she was the daughter of Bryan and Vera (Morgan) Downham.
She married the love of her life Allan Dale Clines on January 19, 1945, and he survives.

She had attended Highland High School and was of the Baptist Faith. She had worked at Nicholson File, Anderson, IN; and Coca-Cola Bottling, Bedford, NWSC Crane, was a self- employed upholsterer, and a park ranger, in Ironton, OH.
Surviving are her husband, Allan Clines; her children, Priscella Kay (Dennis) Sproles, William Allan "Bill" (Pamela) Clines; grandchildren Bryan A. (Karen) Clines, Tony (Christy) Sproles, William Adam (Julie) Clines, Ashtan (Jason) Bean. great grandchildren Danielle Clines, Jaylyn Sproles, Gracie Sproles, Josie Young-Clines, Kaylee Bean and Kristian Bean; Brothers, Willard and Bob; sisters Lois, Cleda, Mary and Evelyn; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and four siblings, Joe, Alvin, Joyce and Billy Charles.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, June 23, 2017, at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes, Bedford with Mike Eads officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Baptist Cemetery, Silverville. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday, at the funeral chapel.

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

Michael R. Smith - Springville

Michael R. Smith, 63, of Springville, died Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at his residence.

Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.



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