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Obituaries For May 27, 2016
Updated May 27, 2016 2:08 PM
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Mark Edward Salmon - Mitchell

February 7, 1954 - May 25, 2016

Mark Edward Salmon, 62, passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford.

Born February 7, 1954, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Fred and Mary (Newton) Salmon. He married Joy D. Andis March 23, 1998.

Mark was a machinist and had worked on automobiles and ships. He was a member of the First Church of God in Bedford.

Survivors include his wife, Joy Salmon, of Mitchell; children, Kristin Lintz of Orleans, Mark Thomas Salmon of Detroit, Michigan; 2 grandchildren; mother, Mary Salmon of Bedford; siblings, Alan Salmon of Indianapolis, Lisa Jenkins of Bedford, Susan Salmon of Bedford

His father preceded him in death.

Cremation was chosen.

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



Obituaries For May 25, 2016
Updated May 25, 2016 1:08 PM
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Lee A. Thompson - Bedford

September 30, 1927 - May 25, 2016

Lee A. Thompson, 88, of Bedford, died at 5a.m. on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at Westview Nursing and Rehab. in Bedford.

Born September 30 1927 in Williams, he was the son of Hale and Beulah (Adamson) Thompson. He married Velma Williams on April 1, 1950 and she survives. He was a letter carrier with the U.S. Postal Service for thirty-three years and drove the DAV van for ten years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during WW II and the Korean War having been drafted twice. He was a member of Gillen Post #33 American Legion, SAR and of the Baptist faith. Lee traveled over Florida as a professional shuffle board player.

Survivors include his wife, Velma, of Bedford; a son, Brian L. Thompson and wife, Kathy, of Bedford; a daughter-in-law, Ronda Thompson, of Mitchell; five grandchildren, Shannon Minshall, James Anthony, Sara Burk, Stuart Thompson, Brandon Thompson, and Leslie Pemberton; seven great grandchildren, Sherissa, Elise and Lorali Minshall, Braden, Lucas, Ty Paul, and Dani Lynn Thompson, Aiden, Mayah and Addalyn Pemberton.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Brad Thompson; a brother, Harlan Thompson and a sister, Lucille Kinder.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 28th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Steve Warren officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery where military rites will be accorded at the graveside by members of Gillen Post #33 American Legion. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 27th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

The family asks friends consider memorial contributions be made to the DAV Van Fund.

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

Sarah Ann (Underwood) Tincher - Bedford

June 1, 1935 - May 24, 2016

Sarah Ann (Underwood) Tincher, 80, of Bedford, died at 10:56 a.m. Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at Garden Villa, Bedford.

Born June 1, 1935, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Alfred E. Underwood and Ruth Ann (Panza) Underwood.
She married Raymond Tincher, Jr. who died in 1990. She was a homemaker.

Surviving are two sons, Steve (Linda) Tincher, Roanoke, IN and Aaron Tincher, Bedford; two daughters, Linda Inman, Bedford and Karen (Curtis) MacLeod, Florida; twelve grandchildren, Jennifer, Jeremy, Jacob, Joshua, Jordan, Lacey, Courtney, Hannah, Rhonda, Jamesmark, Cory, and Nathanial; one brother, Don Underwood, Bedford; and one sister, Donna Brown, Medora.

She was preceded by her parents; her husband; two brothers; and two sisters.

Cremation was chosen and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Services under the direction of Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford.

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

Lee A. Thompson - Bedford

Lee A. Thompson, 88, of Bedford, died Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at Westview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Kerry L. Damron - Mitchell

A memorial service for Kerry L. Damron who passed away January 17, will be from 1p.m. till 5 p.m. Sunday, at the Mitchell Community Building.

Come join his family for a pitch-in, pictures, and share memories.

Military honors will be accorded at 5 p.m.



Obituaries For May 24, 2016
Updated May 24, 2016 3:04 PM
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Patrick Franklin Ikerd - Bedford

November 27, 1942 - May 21, 2016

Patrick Franklin Ikerd, 73, of Bedford, died at 3:59 am on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at the Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis.

Born November 27, 1942 in Los Angeles, CA, he was the son of Fredrick N. and Phyllis E. (Gunnerson) Ikerd. He was owner of Ikerd Corvettes for many years and a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Viet Nam War. He was a member of the Elks Lodge and Bedford Lodge #14 F&AM.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Ikerd, of Bedford; a brother, Dennis W Ikerd, of San Jose, CA; a sister, Kathryn A. King, of Columbus, IN.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Friday, May 27th at Cresthaven Memory Gardens. No visitation is
planned. The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Day & Carter Mortuary.



Obituaries For May 24, 2016
Updated May 24, 2016 8:27 AM
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Ernest "Gene" Manning - Bedford
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May 30, 1943 - May 23, 2016

Ernest "Gene" Manning, 72, of Bedford, died at 12:10 a.m. on Monday, May 23, 2016 at I.U. Health Bedford Hospital.

Born May 30, 1943, in North Carolina, he was the son of Robert and Margaret (Nixon) Manning. He married Terry Ritchison on November 7, 1999 and she survives. He was a retired truck driver and had worked for several companies. He was a member of the Bedford Moose Lodge.

Survivors include his wife, Terry Manning, of Bedford; four children, Roger Manning and wife, Jody, of Oolitic, Chris Manning, of Bedford, Pam Canada and husband, Rick, of Oolitic, Kelly Knight and husband, Tim, of Lewisburg, KY; step-children, Stormy Prince and husband, Robert, of Bedford and Freddie Padgett and wife, Mary, of Loogootee, IN; nineteen grandchildren; five great grandchildren; a brother, Robert Manning and wife, Floretta, of Odon, IN; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Walter Manning and three sisters, Mildred Marshall, Lois Flynn and Bessie Manning.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Thursday May 26 th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Bro. Chris Perry officiating. Burial will follow in the Mitchell Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:00 pm to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25 th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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



Obituaries For May 23, 2016
Updated May 24, 2016 6:16 AM
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Sharon Kay Bowden - Mitchell

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January 9, 1949 - May 22,2016

Sharon Kay Bowden, 68, passed away Sunday afternoon, May 22, 2016, at Indiana University Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born January 9, 1948, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of James T. and Norma Jean (Underwood) Asbury. She married Jerry A. Bowden December 4, 1965, and he preceded her in death April 12, 2013. Sharon was a homemaker. She was a member of the Mitchell Church of the Nazarene and had served as Prime Time Leader, board member, and Sunday school teacher.

Survivors include her son, Kevin Scott Bowden of Mitchell; sister, Carolyn (Tim) Moffitt of Bedford; grandchildren, Carrie Tolbert, Justin Bowden, and Timmy Bowden; 5 great grandchildren

Her father; mother, Norma Jean Ellis; husband; son, Jerry Craig Bowden; brother, David Richard Ellis; and granddaughter, Jennifer Bowden, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at the Mitchell Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Joel Parsons, Pastor Karolyn Parsons, and Pastor Matt Moore officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the church.

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

Alice Carolynn Maegerlein Williams - Bedford

April 9, 1927 - May 22, 2016

Alice Carolynn Maegerlein Williams, 89, of Bedford, died Sunday, May 22, 2016, at her residence.

Born April 9, 1927, in Williams, she was the daughter of Troy O. and Leone (Williams) Maegerlein. She married Robert D. Williams on June 18, 1950,

and he preceded her in death on January 3, 1996. She was a graduate of Williams/Huron High School and the Methodist Hospital of Nursing. She was a registered nurse retiring from Dunn Memorial Hospital after forty-seven years of service. She was a member of the Central Church of Christ.

Survivors include two daughters, Charlotte Ann Roberts and husband, Stan, of Nashville, TN; Dr. Deborah Jane Craton and husband, John Douglas, of Bedford; five grandchildren, Tracy Roberts-Beasley and husband, Chris, and David Troy Roberts both of Nashville, TN; Benjamin A. Craton and wife, Nyssa, of Lafayette; Jonathan Craton and wife, Annie, of Kirkland, WA; and Stephen Craton, of Richmond, VA; two great grandchildren, Sam and Isaac Beasley, both of Nashville, TN; two cousins, John A. Williams, of Bedford; and Stephen Maegerlein, of Williams

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sisters, Charlotte Juanita Maegerlein and Dorothy Jane Young.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Bro. Bud Smith and Bro. Gary Spear officiating. Burial will follow in Williams Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the hour of service on Wednesday, May 25th at the Day & Carter Mortuary. The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to Spring Mill Bible Camp; Child's Place, 2420 E. 10 th Street, Jeffersonville, IN, 47130-9955 or St. Vincent Dunn Hospital Foundation.

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

Iris Jean Cobb - Bloomington

September 27, 1931 - May 21, 2016

Iris Jean Cobb, 84, of Bloomington, formerly of Bedford, died at 12:17 pm on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Monroe Hospital surrounded by her family.

Born September 27, 1931 in Oolitic, she was the daughter of Banford and Matha (Sexton) Staley. She married Edward Cobb on December 24, 1948 and he preceded her in death on May 1, 1997. She was a homemaker and a member of the Crossroads Community Church.

Jean was a faithful Christian and loved her church. Her family and her dog, Lacy, were the most dear to her and she will be truly missed by them.

Survivors include three grandchildren; Dana Williams and husband Michael of Dugger, IN, Daniel Cobb and wife Thao of Bentonville, Arkansas, and Tommy Le and wife Diem of Texas; five great grandchildren, Conner Williams, Kaylee Williams, Jeremy Cobb, Johnny Le and Judy Le; siblings; Mary Fiscus and husband Ron of Crescent City, IL, Kay Wagner and husband Marvin of Solsberry, IN, Kermit Floyd and wife Brenda of Shoals, IN, Masina Sargent and husband Mike of Salem, IN, and Diana Hamilton and husband Bob of Linton, IN.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one daughter, Kathie Rose; one son, Edward W. Cobb; and one brother, Charles Staley.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at the Crossroads Community Church with Pastor Ken Ransom officiating. Burial will follow at the Hilltop Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. till 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at the Crossroads Community Church and from 10 a.m. until the hour of service on Wednesday at the Crossroads Community Church.

The family asks that memorial contributions may be made to the Crossroads Community Church Food Pantry.

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

Ernest Manning- Bedford

Ernest Manning, 72, of Bedford, died Monday, at I.U. Health Bedford Hospital.

Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

A. Carolynn Williams - Bedford

A. Carolynn Williams, of Bedford, died Sunday at her residence.

Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Sharon Kay Bowden - Mitchell

Sharon Kay Bowden, 68, of Mitchell, passed away Sunday afternoon at IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis.

Funeral arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.



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