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Obituaries For August 14, 2018
Updated August 14, 2018 6:56 AM
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Kenneth Earl Wilson - Bedford

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April 19, 1942 - August 11, 2018

Kenneth Earl Wilson, 76, of Bedford, passed away Saturday, August 11, 2018, in Bloomington.

Born April 19, 1942, in Livingston, Tennessee, he was the son of William Elmo and Sally Essie (Langford) Wilson. He married Betty Marie McCormick October 18, 1964.

He was a minister at Bryantsville Church of Christ and manager at H&R Block. Ken enjoyed hunting and fishing with his grandsons.

Survivors include his wife, Betty M. Wilson of Bedford; daughter, Diana Kay Leader of Taylors, South Carolina; grandsons, Michael Paul Leader of Avon, Daniel Kenneth Leader of Greenville, South Carolina; three great grandchildren; brother, Billy (Wilma) Wilson of Nashville, Tennessee; sister, Linda Carol (Allen) Terry of Livingston, Tennessee

His parents and son-in-law, Thomas Michael Leader, preceded him in death.

Memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, August 15, at Bryantsville Church of Christ with Brother Greg York officiating. Burial will be in Bryantsville Church of Christ Cemetery.

The family will receive friends following the service.

Memorial Gifts can be made in Ke Bryantsville Hunger Relief Project

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



Obituaries For August 13, 2018
Updated August 14, 2018 6:54 AM
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Nino R. Lentini M.D. - Bedford

May 12, 1936 - August 5, 2018

Nino R. Lentini M.D., 82, of Bedford, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018, at IU Health Bedford Hospital.

Born May 12, 1936, in Brooklyn, New York, he was the son of Anthony and Frances (D'asta) Lentini.
He married Joan Morano in June of 1963 and she survives.

Nino R. Lentini M.D. is a retired orthopedic surgeon born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He has practiced medicine in the states of New York, California, Indiana, and Iowa. He recently earned a Certificate of Distinction from the Indiana State Medical Association for fifty years of medical practice. He studied medicine at Howard University and undergraduate studies at City College of New York. He published his first novel, Bones of Contention, in June 2018.
He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

Surviving are his wife, Joan Lentini; son, Karl Lentini; daughter, Jacqueline McCullough and husband Andrew; grandchildren, Gavin and Alex McCullough; sister, Tina Babakhanian; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at noon on Friday August 17, 2018 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Bedford, with Father Rick Eldred and Deacon Dave Reising officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m.. until the service hour at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association at http://honor.americanheart.org/goto/Nino_Lentini.

Joseph Walls - Shoals

December 24, 1968 - August 11, 2018

Joseph Walls, 49, of Shoals, passed away at his residence on Saturday, August 11, 2018.

He was born in Daviess County on December 24, 1968 to Alfred Dean and Becky (Akles) Walls. He was a 1987 graduate of Shoals High School and was employed by Premier Warehousing, Formerly Schilli Trucking.

He is survived by two sisters; Julie (Darrin) Jones of Shoals and Jennifer (Chad) Phillips of Shoals; a brother; Jim Walls of Shoals; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 2 p.m. at the Queen-Lee Chapel in Shoals. Burial will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday beginning at Noon until the time of service.

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

Online condolences may be sent to the family at Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes

Larry L. McClung - Bedford

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October 17, 1942 - August 11, 2018

Larry L. McClung, 75, of Bedford, passed away on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born October 17, 1942, in Bedford, he was the son of Lonnie and Ruth (Young) McClung. He married Carlita Smith on February 10, 1963, and she survives.

He attended Unionville School through his junior year, and then graduated from Shawswick High School. Larry retired from General Motors as a tool and die maker and a lifetime farmer.

Surviving are his wife, Carlita, of Bedford; one brother, Brian Richard McClung, of Bedford; brother-in-law, Thomas (Lana) Smith, of Mitchell; three nieces, Shelby McClung, Holly (Ryan) Mills, and Amanda (Brad) Totten; great-niece, Kinzley Moore; and great-nephews, Garrett Bradley Totten and Ezra Scott Mills.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Aaron McClung; and brother in infancy.

Larry's cats are going to miss him.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes, with Pastor Bud Smith officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes

Jerry M. Nikirk - Oolitic

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July 30, 1942-August 9, 2018

Jerry M. Nikirk, 76, went on to meet his Loving Savior with his family surrounding him at 8:55 p.m.pm on Thursday, August 9th at his residence.

Born on July 30, 1942, he was the son of Isaac M. Nikirk and Ida Ethel New Nikirk. Jerry retired from RCA after 40 years. He was a member of the Oolitic High School (Bearcats) class of 1960 Alumni Association, Bearcat Breakfast Club, and of Tabernacle of Praise Church where he was active on the Safety Team, Sound and Video Team, and JOY Fellowship. He married Linda Hutsell on April 17, 1971 and she survives.

Surviving with his wife of Oolitic are his children, Jeff Nikirk and his wife, Moira of Bedford, Linnea Pennycuff and her husband, Steven of Oolitic, Larissa Jerke and her husband, Scott of Sellersburg, IN and Seth Nikirk and his wife, Amy of Oolitic. He was an amazing Papaw to ten grandchildren, Miley, Macy, Luke, Lynlee, Lakan, Saxton, Lorelei, Saban, Annabelle, and Savannah. Surviving siblings include Elsie Webb of Oolitic, Betty Speer (Kenny) of Oolitic, Marilyn Kay Rathsman of Columbus and Mike Nikirk (Kim) of Kodak, TN.

He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Warren, Walter and Wendell.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 15 th at Tabernacle of Praise Church with Rev. Gary Thomas officiating. Burial will follow at Hilltop Cemetery in Avoca. Visitation will be held at Tabernacle of Praise Church on Tuesday, August 14 th from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the hour of the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Safety Team of Tabernacle of Praise Church.

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

Kenneth Wilson - Bedford

Kenneth Wilson, 76, passed away Saturday, August 11, in Bloomington.

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



Obituaries For August 11, 2018
Updated August 13, 2018 9:26 AM
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Wanda L. Henson - Bedford

July 14, 1952 - August 10, 2018

Wanda L. Henson, 66, of Bedford, died at 1 p.m. on Friday, August 10, 2018 at her residence.

Born July 14, 1952 she was the daughter of Elbert and Geneva (Davis) Hensley. She married James Henson on June 20, 1970 and he survives.

Wanda retired as a supervisor from Cook Inc. She was a member of the East Oolitic Community Church and graduated from clown school and was a semi-professional clown. Wanda loved her Lord and Savior, and was a loving wife, mother, and nana. Anyone whoever met her, loved her.

Surviving with her husband of 48 years are her three children, Jimmy Henson of Commiskey, IN, Cindy Bower and her husband, Mark, of Bedford, Travis Henson of Bloomington; and Laurie Staver of Bedford; grandchildren, Levi Meadows, Bransyn Henson, Braydon Henson, Bryce Bower; step grandchildren, Sami Zollman, Macie Smith Brown and Maddie Smith Turner; two sisters, Marcia Winegar and Sharon Ray, both of Heltonville, IN; three brothers, Brad Hensley of Heltonville, IN, Dennis Hensley and Charles Hensley both of Bedford; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Earl Hensley; three nephews, Devin Hensley, Billy Hensley and Brian Ray; brother-in-law, Jerry Henson.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, August 14th in the Elmwood Chapel of Day & Carter Mortuary with Millard Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Gilgal Cemetery in Heltonville, Visitation will be held on Monday, August 13th from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Day & Carter Mortuary.

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

Garold Lee Spoonmore - Bedford

July 3, 1935-August 10, 2018

Garold Lee Spoonmore, 83, pf Bedford, passed away at 10:47 a.m. Friday, August 10th at the I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital with his family by his bedside.

Born July 3, 1935 in Lawrence County, IN, he was the son of Elza Spoonmore and Ona (Harp) Spoonmore. Garold retired from the Indiana DNR Avoca State Hatchery after fifty years. He was a veteran serving in the U.S. Army and a member of the American Legion Gillen Post #33, and Avoca Baptist Church. He loved his grand and great grand babies dearly. Garold married the love of his life, Arretta (Padgett) Spoonmore December 26, 1959 and she survives.

Surviving with his wife are three daughters, Leaetta Taflinger (Rick) of Avoca, Patricia Franklin (Brian) of Needmore, and Kimberly Helton (Mark Davis) of Ellettsville; six grandchildren, Pamela Harris (Jeff), Nicole Taflinger, Daniel Taflinger (Brianna), Sarah McKinney (Josh), Emily Norman, and Jennifer Stephens (Jordan); twelve great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Cecil and Dale Spoonmore; and a grandson, Michael Phillips.

Visitation will be held at Day & Carter Mortuary on Monday, August 13th from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. Services will be private with burial following in Cresthaven Cemetery.

Family and friends may express condolences at: wwwdaycarter.com




Obituaries For August 9, 2018
Updated August 9, 2018 4:26 PM
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Ronald Bruce Chapman - Mitchell

May 8, 1972 - August 7, 2018

Ronald Bruce Chapman, 46, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born May 8, 1972, in Bedford, he was the son of Gordon Richard Chapman and Rosemary (Miles) Chapman. He married Katie Dawn Thomas October 1, 2001.

Ronald was employed 19 years at Foamcraft. He was a member of White River Bowhunters and enjoyed hunting and collecting trains.

Survivors include his wife, Katie Chapman of Mitchell; children, Melissa Louise Chapman, Kaci Dawn Chapman,Robert Clifton Chapman; mother, Rosemary (Barry) Elliott of Mitchell; stepmother, Charlotte Chapman of Orleans; siblings, Joseph Chapman of Mitchell, James Chapman of Orleans, Stephanie Elliott, Regina Baggett of French Lick

His father preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Monday, August 13th, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Dr. Robert C. Courson, Jr. officiating. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Orleans. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home.

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

Shelby J. Flynn - Bedford

March 9, 1937 - August 9, 2018

Shelby J. Flynn, 81, of Bedford, died Thursday, August 09, 2018 at I.U. Health Hospice House in
Bloomington.

Born March 9. 1937, she was the daughter of Alva and Dorothy (Bezzy) Galyan. She married James Flynn in 1954 and he survives. She retired from the Kroger store as a cake decorator. She taught water aerobics at Fit For Life and yoga at Rick's Gym. At the age of 65, she began taking painting classes and painted every Wednesday at the art shop in Paoli. She was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Christian Church.

Survivors include her husband, James, of Bedford; a son, Danny Flynn, and wife, Connie, of Bedford; a daughter, Tammy Helton, and husband, Jack, of Bedford; five grandchildren, Michael Flynn, and wife, Mellissa, Amanda Simmerman and husband, Tristan, Brandon Helton and wife, Stacey, Whitney Peters and husband, Grant, Brandi Smith and husband, Tim; ten great grandchildren, Decker Pope, Peyton Simmerman, Jacob Simmerman, Jaycee Simmerman, Danielle Flynn, Cassandra Flynn, Jayda Smith, Jack Helton, Owen Peters, and Jayce Mikels; a brother, Homer Galyan, and wife, Deanie,of Bloomington; two sisters-in-law, Yvonne (Bonnie) Galyan and Debbie Galyan.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Larry and Bill Galyan, and a brother, Jackie Galyan (in infancy).

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 13th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Jeff Hudelson officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 12th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer's Assoc.

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



Obituaries For August 9, 2018
Updated August 9, 2018 7:26 AM
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Phyllis Genevieve Foster - Mitchell

July 23, 1943 - August 7, 2018

Phyllis Genevieve Foster, 75, of Mitchell, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

Born July 23, 1943, in Orleans, she was the daughter of John and Savannah (Enochs) Reynolds. She married William David Foster March 15, 1965, and he preceded her in death December 27, 2017.

Phyllis retired from RCA. She was a member of Harvest Community Church and enjoyed reading. Phyllis was a lovable mother and was loved and adored by many.

Survivors include her daughters, Diane (Tom) Davis of Springville, Pamela (Michael) McCarty of Enfield, Connecticut, Tamara (Kyle) Kucera of Seattle, Washington; grandsons, Eric Foster, Elijah Flint, and Christian DeMarco; great granddaughter, Carleigh Foster; brother, Larry Reynolds of Markle

Her parents; husband; and siblings, Norma Jean Graham, Billy Reynolds, and Jack Reynolds, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Harvest Community Church. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the service on Sunday at the church. Graveside service will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mitchell Cemetery.

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



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