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Obituaries For April 18, 2019
Updated April 18, 2019 9:23 AM
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Billy Lee Lagle - Bedford

October 25, 1934 - April 14, 2019

Billy Lee Lagle, 84, of Bedford, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at his residence.

Born October 25, 1934, in Bedford, he was the son of Sherman W. and Elzada (Connor) Lagle. Billy loved to play slots and play bingo.

Surviving include his daughter, Deborah Lee (Darrell) Lagle Edwards; two grandchildren, Darrell Ray Edwards and Amber Rose Edwards; his dearly beloved sister, Shirley Ann Lagle; brother, Dean Lagle; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his two late brothers, Alfred and Gary Lagle; and half-sister, Mary Lackey.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2019, at Green Hill Cemetery.

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

Charles Lee Pemberton - Mitchell

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September 19, 1938 - April 17, 2019

Charles Lee Pemberton, 80, of Mitchell, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

Born September 19, 1938, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Jesse Elbert and Lillian Fay (Roberts) Pemberton. He married Loretta Jean Holsapple September 19, 1959, and she preceded him in death on April 30, 2007. Charles retired from Regal-Beloit and loved fishing, hunting, and being outdoors. He was a U. S. Navy veteran.

Surviving: children, Richard Lee (Shawna) Pemberton of Mitchell, Richelle (Greg) Onley of Mitchell, Richa (Scott Simkins) Pemberton of Mitchell; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; siblings, Alan Pemberton of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, James Pemberton of Mitchell, Beverly Dalton of Bedford, Ellen Jean Hoover of Kentucky, Eulah Wheeler of Crawfordsville

His parents; wife; and sister, Carol Watson and preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 20, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Reverend Steve Jones officiating. Burial will be in Lawrenceport Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

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



Obituaries For April 17, 2019
Updated April 17, 2019 1:46 PM
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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



Obituaries For April 16, 2019
Updated April 16, 2019 2:23 PM
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Harriet T. Harman - Bedford
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May 8, 1929 - April 16, 2019

Harriet T. Harman, 89, of Bedford passed away at 6:20 a.m. on Tuesday, April 16 at Stonebridge Health Campus.

Born on May 8, 1929, in Bedford, she was the youngest daughter of Edward and Iona (Quackenbush) Tyree. A 1947 graduate of Bedford High School, Harriet received a BA in English from Indiana State University and a Masters in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Indiana University, Bloomington.

She was a Speech Pathologist in the Lawrence County school system for more than 30 years where she started the speech correction program in all of the county schools as well as the Mitchell schools. After consolidation of the schools, she continued working as a Speech Pathologist at Parkview and Dollens elementary.

Harriet was an avid reader and writer. She authored several plays that were presented at Parkview as well as a number of poems. She was known around town for the "little red car" (a 1977 Camaro) that she proudly drove.

Harriet was a member of the Southland Church of Christ where she taught the ladies Wednesday night bible class for many years. In addition to her local contributions, she was a member of the Indiana Speech and Hearing Association where she chaired several committees and served as vice president of the Association for two years. Harriet received the Honors of the Association in 1987 for her innovative work and dedication to the profession.

She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Howard (Bud); one son, Robert, and wife, Deborah; and one grandson, Michael; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Michael; and sisters, Dorothy Shirley, and Doris Evelyn Tyree.

Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 18 in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Bud Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the hour of service on Thursday, April 18th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Memorial gifts in memory of Harriet may be made to Special Olympics Indiana at https://give.specialolympics.org/page/contribute/indiana

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



Obituaries For April 15, 2019
Updated April 15, 2019 2:12 PM
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Elizabeth Celia Stultz - Bedford

March 3, 1931 - April 14, 2019

Elizabeth Celia Stultz, 88, of Bedford, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019 in Bedford, Indiana.

Born March 3, 1931 in Greenville, Ohio, she was the daughter of James and Frances (Penny) Cain. She married Robert D. Stultz on June 17, 1950. He preceded her in death February 1, 1971. She graduated from Richmond High School in 1950.
Elizabeth retired from Dunn Memorial Hospital dietary department after 35 years.

After retiring she volunteered as a Pink Lady at Dunn Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Mt. Pleasant Christian Church.

She loved flowers and enjoyed watching hummingbirds from her window.

Surviving are her one son, Robert A. (Janny Gay Stultz) Stultz of Bedford.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and her step-father Harding Ross.

Funeral service will be on Friday, April 19, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant Christian Church, with Pastor Jim Valentine and Fred Barger officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday, April 19, 2019 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the church.

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



Obituaries For April 14, 2019
Updated April 15, 2019 7:00 AM
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Philip Daniel Asbury - Mitchell

November 22, 1951 - April 14, 2019

Philip Daniel Asbury, 67, of Mitchell, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019, at his residence.

Born November 22, 1951, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Jesse and Malinda (Embree) Asbury. He married Sandra S. Taylor on April 7, 2005.

Philip retired from Dana Corporation and loved fishing, coon hunting, and his family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Sandra S. Asbury of Mitchell; children, Ricky Asbury of Germany, Anita Asbury of Germany; 2 grandchildren; siblings, Alan Asbury of Bedford, Luther Asbury of Mitchell, Timothy Asbury of Tennessee

His parents and brother, Tony Asbury, preceded him in death.

Graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at Knott Cemetery with Pastor Paul Hare officiating. Military honors will be accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Thursday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

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

Daniel J. Roush - Shoals

February 7, 1977 - April 12, 2019

Daniel J. Roush, 42, of Shoals, passed away on April 12, 2019, in Shoals.

He was born February 7, 1977, in Linton. He married January L. Ragsdale on September 30, 2000, in Shoals. Danny was a 1997 Graduate of the Shoals High School and was employed by Peabody Coal, Bear Run Mine. He was a dedicated Volunteer Baseball Coach for Shoals High School, was an avid St. Louis Cardinal Baseball fan, and took great pride in maintaining Harding Diamond at Shoals High School.

He is survived by his wife January Roush of Shoals; two sons, Dalton Jay Roush and Carter Daniel Lee Roush; his parents, Jennifer and Richard Martin of Port Charlotte, Florida; one sister, Heather May of Bedford and his grandfather, Bob Bass of Sarasota, Florida.

He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Geneva Bass.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at the Shoals United Methodist Church with Rev. Sam Martin officiating. Burial will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, April 15th from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Queen-Lee Chapel in Shoals and one hour prior to the service at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to The Harding Diamond through the Community Foundation.

The Queen-Lee Chapel of the Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes is in charge of the arrangements.



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