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Obituaries For November 22, 2017
Updated November 22, 2017 12:09 PM
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Danny Lee Nikirk - Bedford

July 18, 1938 - November 20, 2017

Danny Lee Nikirk, 79, of Bedford, died at 11:45 p.m. on Monday, November 20, 2017 at I.U. Health Hospice House.

Born July 18, 1938, in Lawrence Co., he was the son of John and Lelah (Harvey) Nikirk. He married Sharon Crozier and she survives. He was a heavy equipment operator with Rogers Group.

Surviving with his wife, Sharon, of Bedford is a daughter, Tana Nikirk, of Bloomington; a son, Chad Nikirk and wife, Jennifer, of Lawrence Co.; a grandson, Chase Nikirk, of Lawrence Co.; two brothers, Marshall Nikirk and wife, Betty, of Kentucky, Delvin Nikirk and wife, Jeanette, of Oolitic; four sisters, Lois Andis, of CO, Dana O'Neal, of Bedford, Warnetta Kirkman and husband, Junior, of Oolitic, Bonnie Noblitt and husband, Chuck, of Mitchell; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Melvin Blayne Nikirk; four sisters, Wilma Henderson, Ada Buher, Wanda Roberts and Marjorie Henderson.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 25th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Minister John Robertson officiating. Burial will follow in Clover Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, November 24th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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



Obituaries For November 21, 2017
Updated November 21, 2017 8:48 AM
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Danny Nikirk - Bedford

Danny Nikirk, 79, of Bedford, died at 11:45 p.m. on Monday at I.U. Health Hospice House. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.



Obituaries For November 20, 2017
Updated November 21, 2017 7:14 AM
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Jacob Patrick (Cullen) Schane - Danville

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July 20, 2013 - November 13, 2017

Jacob Patrick (Cullen) Schane, 4, of Danville, died Monday, November 13, 2017 at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis.

Born July 20, 2013 in Hendricks Co., he was the son of Alyssa Cullen.

Survivors include his mother, Alyssa Cullen, of Danville, IN; a sister, Maiya Schane, at home; maternal grandparents, Dave Cullen, of Fishers, IL and Lynn Gard, of Indianapolis, IN; great grandmother, Marilyn Logsdon, of Bedford, IN.

Our precious baby boy, Jacob, whose glistening eyes, endless curiosity, and growing intelligence never ceased to amaze us. We will always remember and love you. Jacob will forever live in our hearts. Play in Heaven with the angels until we meet again.

Private visitation and services are planned. Burial will be in the Green Hill Cemetery.

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



Obituaries For November 19, 2017
Updated November 20, 2017 7:53 AM
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Loretta M. Richards - Mitchell

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March 16, 1935 - November 16, 2017

Loretta M. Richards, 82, of Mitchell, passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017, at Bloomington Nursing and Rehab Center.

Born March 16, 1935, in Jonesville, Virginia, she was the daughter of Dan and Glessye (Hedrick) Munsey. She married Glenn Richards August 4, 1956, and he preceded her in death May 3, 1994.

Loretta had been employed by Older Americans and was a 1952 graduate of Mitchell High School. She was a member of Jacob Finger United Methodist Church. Loretta loved to cook, and enjoyed her church family and helping others.

Surviving: son, Robert G. (Nancy) Richards of Bedford; grandchildren, Kyle Richards and Amber Payton, great grandchildren, Stewart and Emma Payton; siblings, Jim (Jane) Munsey of Portland, Oregon, Earl (Audrey) Munsey of Savannah, Georgia, Treva (Norman) Cooper of Houston, Texas, Linda Richards of Indianapolis

Her parents; husband; daughter, Debbie Lynn Richards; and sister, Helen Eichelberger,
preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 21, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Reverend Jack Shake officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

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



Obituaries For November 17, 2017
Updated November 17, 2017 1:40 PM
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Lena Mae Sims - Bedford
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May 2, 1932 - November 17, 2017

Lena Mae Sims, 85, of Bedford, died at 8:10 a.m. on Friday, November 17, 2017 at her residence.

Born May 2, 1932 in Pope Co. IL, she was the daughter of Reedus and Ethel (Harlow) Maynor. She married Donald Lee Sims on December 23, 1955 and he preceded her in death on December 10, 2007. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and enjoyed traveling. She loved her family and was the best mother ever and a super mawmaw.

Survivors include two daughters, Leah Brinegar and husband, Karl, of Bedford, Kimberly Sowder and husband, Terry, of Oolitic; three grandchildren, Tiffany Hobson and husband, Justin, of Bedford, Kyle Brinegar and wife, Tabatha, of Hymera, IN and Jake Sowder, of Oolitic; four great grandchildren, Korbyn, Khloe, and Kason Brinegar, and Kane Hobson; Baby I Love You due January 8, 2018; a brother, Albert Maynor and wife, Nola, of Eddyville, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 19th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Lee Brown officiating. Visitation will be from Noon until the hour of service on Sunday, November 19th at the Day & Carter Mortuary. A graveside committal will be at 1 p.m. (Illinois time) on Monday, November 20th at New Liberty Cemetery in Eddyville, IL.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.

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

Leslie Carol Brock - Berrien Springs, MI.

Leslie Carol Brock, 59, of Berrien Springs, Michigan, passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017, at Lakeland Health Hospital in Saint Joseph, Michigan.

Born November 15, 1957, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Carl and Wanda Marlene (Tow) Brock.

Leslie was the administrator of the soup kitchen and worked in construction. He was affiliated with the Pioneer Memorial Church.

Survivors include his former wife, Diane Brock of Berrien Springs, Michigan; sisters, Elaine (Joe) Duncan of Mitchell, Betty (Dale) Briner of Mitchell; nephews, Billy (Michelle) Duncan of Mitchell, Doug (Robin) Duncan of Mitchell, Eric Holt of Mitchell, niece, Lorie (Dave) Murphy of Mitchell; great nephews, Tanner (Candy) Duncan of Mitchell, Isaac and Ian Beck of Mitchell, Tyler and Hunter Holt of Mitchell, Liam Duncan of Mitchell

His parents and brothers, Lonis Brock and Roger Tow, preceded him in death.

Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Leesville Cemetery with Pastor Skip MacCarthy officiating.

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

Loretta M. Richards - Mitchell

Loretta M. Richards, 82, of Mitchell, passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017, at Bloomington Nursing and Rehab Center.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 21, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.



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