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Obituaries For February 11, 2016
Updated February 12, 2016 2:41 AM
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Kenneth Staggs - Bedford

Kenneth Staggs, 77, of Bedford, died at 11:15 a.m. on Thursday at his residence.

Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Kenneth C. Williams Jr. - Bedford

January 28, 1925 - February 11, 2016

Kenneth C. Williams Jr, 91, of Williams, died at 3:11 a.m. on Thursday, February 11, 2016, at IU Health Bedford.

Born January 28, 1925 in Martin County, Indiana, he was the son Kenneth Clyde Sr. and Agnes (Vandermay) Williams. He married Joanna (Hawkins) Williams on April 5, 1948 and she survives. He was a farmer and US Mail Carrier, retired. Kenneth was a graduate from Huron High School and had attended Purdue University. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. Kenneth was a member of the 39th Street Christian Church, White River Lodge NO. 332, F.&A.M., Scottish Rite of Indianapolis and Order of Eastern Star.

Surviving are his wife, Joanna; one daughter, Peggy (Anthony) Wildman of Shoals, IN; two sons, Curtis "Butch" Williams and Zelbert Williams both of Williams, IN; daughter-in-law, Cyndy Williams of Williams, IN; grandchildren, Lorie (Wildman) Canada (Mike Curry), Jeffrey David (Kristi) Williams and James Kurtis (Amber) Williams; great grandchildren, Jordan (Jenn) Canada, Jacob Canada, Tyler Williams, Kelton Williams, Jim Curry, Kaylea Mulder, Ryan Mulder and Madison Burkhead; five great-great grandchildren; two sisters, Ruth Compton of Pittsboro, IN and Vivian Spencer of Terre Haute, IN.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, James R. Williams; brother, Robert Williams.

Funeral service will be on Sunday, February 14, 2016, at 2 p.m. at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, with Kenny Dalton and Mike Hawkins officiating. Burial will be in Old Union Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday, 11:30 a.m. till 2 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to 39th Street Christian Church.

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

Essie Dell Blackwell - Heltonville

Essie Dell Blackwell, 86, of Heltvonville, passed away Wednesday night.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. till 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 at Jones Funeral Home in Heltonville and from 11 a.m. to the time of service at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016 at Jones Funeral Home in Heltonville.

Carrie Ann Otto - Bedford

May 18, 1974 - February 7, 2016

Carrie Ann Otto, 41, of Bedford, formerly of Conesus, NY, died at 7:40 pm on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.

Born May 18, 1974, in Dansville, NY, she was the daughter of Michael A. Collmer and Donna C. (LaBell) Hough. She married Robert Otto and he survives. She was a graduate of Dansville Central High School in New York with the class of 1992. She was a homemaker and a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

Survivors include her husband, Robert, of Bedford; her mother, Donna (Robert) Hough of Conesus, NY; her father, Michael Collmer, of Bath, NY; six children, Joseph Otto, BobbieJoe Otto, Rebekah Otto, AnneMarie Otto and Robert John (Kierston) Otto all of Bedford and Jenniffer (Quinn) Kunberger of Oceanside, CA; brothers, Mathusale Collmer and Joshua (Leslie) Collmer both of Conesus, NY, Robert Hough, Jr. (Dwight) and James (Holly) Hough all of CA.

Memorial services will be conducted at 4 p.m. on Friday, February 12th at the Bedford Baptist Temple with Lyman Taylor officiating.

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

Wilma Roberts - Mitchell
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February 24, 1924 - February 10, 2016

Wilma A. Roberts, 91, of Mitchell, passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bedford.

Born February 24, 1924, in Bloomington, she was the daughter of Carl and Macy (Mercer) Hays. She married Donald L. Roberts July 4, 1954, and he preceded her in death January 7, 2008.

Wilma was loving mother, grandmother, and homemaker.

Survivors include her daughter, Sue (Danny) Compton of Mitchell; grandchildren, Julia Halligan, Ryan Gerkin, Angela Kirtley;4 step grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; sister, Katherine Cracraft, Ohio; brothers, Jim Hays, Las Vegas, Nevada, Joe Hays, Bloomington

Her parents; husband; and brothers, Vernon, Fred, Clarence, John, and Kenny Hays; and sister, Lucille Fields, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, February 13, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Burial will be in Crawford Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

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

James Miller - Williams

James Miller, 61, of Williams, passed away Tuesday, February 9, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

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

Harold Sanders - Mitchell

Harold Sanders, 72, of Mitchell, passed away Wednesday evening, February 10, at his residence.

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



Obituaries For February 9, 2016
Updated February 10, 2016 7:42 AM
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Philip A. Concannon - Bedford

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July 28, 1928 - February 8, 2016

Philip A. Concannon, 87, of Bedford, died at 9:59 pm on Monday, February 8, 2016 at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.

Born July 28, 1928, in Lawrence Co., he was the son of James S. and Anna (Licolnbach) Concannon. He married Rose M Magnus on October 27, 1951 and she preceded him in death on February 25, 2007. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War. He was a lineman for Public Service Indiana for thirty years and a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus and Gillen Post #33 American Legion.

Survivors include a daughter, Marianna Teague and husband, Wayne; a son, Philip Concannon and wife, Cheryl, all of Bedford; five grandchildren, Chad Teague and wife, Brooke, Shea Teague and wife, Hollie, Andy Dorsett and wife, Melissa, Michael Walls and wife, Christina and Christopher Walls and wife, Angela; nine great grandchildren, Hadley, Campbell, Crete, Addison, Brooklyn, Abbie, Harper, Joel and Ava.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a granddaughter, Lori Pruett; five sisters, Mary, Katherine, Rita, Cecilann and Patricia; two brothers, Joseph and James Concannon.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Friday, February 12th at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Rick Eldred and Deacon Dave Reising officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, February 11th at the Day & Carter Mortuary where a rosary service with the Knights of Columbus will be at 7:30 p.m.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Lawrence County Veterans, Hope Resource Center or Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services.

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

William G. "Bill" Baker - Baker

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December 25, 1954 - February 8, 2016

William G. "Bill" Baker, 61, of Bedford, died at 3:00 am on Monday, February 8, 2016 at I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born December 25, 1954 in Bedford, he was the son of Gene F. and Barbara (Webb) Baker. He retired from General Motors and was a member of the Elks Lodge.

Survivors include his life-partner, Linda Buzek and her children, Alyssa Prince and Jamie Mollet; his siblings, Vicky Lynn Beedie and husband, James, Steve Aronson and companion, Darla Dixon, all of Bedford, Janet Carter, of Heltonville, Linda Breedlove and companion, Phil Bartlett, of Bedford, Sandy Butler and husband, Scott, of Orleans; his special friends, Dave and Diane Klumpp several nieces and nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 13th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with John Lee officiating. Burial will be in Dive Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the hour of service on Saturday, February 13th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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

Scott Douglas McFarland - Mitchell

Scott Douglas McFarland, 50, of Mitchell, passed away Monday evening, February 8, 2016, at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford.

Born May 27, 1965, in Bedford, he was the son of Samuel D. and Elva Mae (Conner) McFarland.

He graduated from Mitchell High School in 1984. Scott had been employed 25 years at Hoosier Cut Stone and most recently at Indiana Stoneworks. He enjoyed fishing and Nascar Racing.

Survivors sisters, Betty Pruett, Mitchell; Kathy Kirk, Mitchell; Sandra Bambusch, Mitchell; brothers, Sam (Kathy) McFarland, Orleans; Shawn (Valorie) McFarland, Indianapolis

His parents and brother, Steven McFarland, preceded him in death.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, February 11, at Mitchell Cemetery with Gary Spear officiating.

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

Philip A. Concannon - Bedford

Philip A. Concannon, 87, of Bedford, died at 9:59 p.m. on Monday, February 8, 2016 at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.

Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Scott Douglas McFarland - Mitchell

Scott Douglas McFarland, 50, of Mitchell, passed away Monday, February 8, at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.

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



Obituaries For February 8, 2016
Updated February 9, 2016 6:56 AM
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Louis William "Bill" Baker - Bedford

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June 14, 1931 - February 6, 2016

Louis William "Bill" Baker, 84, of Bedford, died at 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at I.U. Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born June 14, 1931, in Bedford, he was the son of Herschel and Helen (Bromn) Baker. He was a graduate of Indiana University and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He married MaryAnn Child on August 23, 1952 and she preceded him in death on April 19, 2011. Bill worked for nineteen years at the Lawrence County Court House as the Veteran's Service Officer, eight years at the Times-Mail and for thirty-six years at the Thornton Memorial Boys Club where he served as Assistant Director and then Director. He was a member of the Oolitic Church of Christ, Boys Club, Bedford Boat and Sportsman's Club, Gillen Post #33 American Legion and the Mitchell Masonic Lodge #228 F & AM.

Survivors include a son, Scott Baker and wife, Dina, of Bedford; a daughter, Pam Kruse and husband, Doran, of Bedford; three grandsons, Devin and Dustin Kruse and fiancé, Keli, and Gavin Baker.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.

We know dad touched many lives through his life long years of service to the community. Rest assured he loved and appreciated God, his family and all of his many friends.

At his request, services will be private.

He asked that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence County, the White River Humane Society or I.U. Hospice House in Bloomington.

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

Michael S. Boofer - Bedford

July 18, 1950 - February 8, 2016

Michael S. Boofer, 65, of Bedford, died at 8:42 am on Monday, February 08, 2016 at his residence.

Born July 18, 1950, in Indianapolis, he was the son of Edward D. and Beverly M. (Bowers) Boofer. He attended Arsenal Technical School in Indianapolis for three years, then graduated from Bedford High School with the class of 1969. He had worked at General Electric and later worked for Crowder's Pharmacy as a deliveryman.

Survivors include a daughter, Michelle Boofer of Bloomington; his mother, Beverly Boofer of Bedford; two sisters, Linda Grissom and husband, Tom, of Bloomington and Christine Pickett and husband, Greg, of Bedford; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father and a sister, Joyce Boofer.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 11th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor David Ferry officiating. Burial will follow in the Brownstown Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the hour of service on Thursday, February 11th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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

Bill G. Baker - Bedford

Bill G. Baker, 61, of Bedford, died at 3 a.m. on Monday, February 08, 2016 at I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital.

Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Steven L. Acton - Springville

August 13, 1953-February 5, 2016

Steven L. Acton, 62, of Springville died at 5:30 a.m. on Friday, February 5, 2016 at his residence in Florence, South Carolina.

Born August 13, 1953 in Lawrence County he was the son of George Edward and Jeanette Dorothy (Trueblood) Acton. He married Nancy Clark on July 7, 2007 and she survives. He worked as a sales engineer for Otis Elevator.

Survivors include his wife Nancy of Springville, one step son: Michael John Corps of Springville; two daughters: Stephanie Smith and her husband Matt of Greenfield, IN and Shallan Acton of Greenfield, IN; two sisters: Diane Acton of Bedford, and Lee Ann Anderson and her husband Mike of Bedford. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 11th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with John Lee officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the hour of service on Thursday, February 11th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Family and friends may express condolences at

www.daycarter.com.

Carrie Otto - Dansville, NY

Carrie Otto, 41, of Dansville, NY, died Sunday, Feb. 7th at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.

Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.



Obituaries For February 4, 2016
Updated February 5, 2016 4:22 PM
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Steven L. Acton - Owensburg

Steven L. Acton, 61, of Owensburg, died Friday, February 05, 2016 in Florence, SC.

Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Franklin "Frank" Hillenberg - Bedford

April 5, 1930 - February 4, 2016

Franklin "Frank" Hillenberg, 85, of Bedford, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Stonecroft Health Campus, in Bloomington, after a brief illness.

Born April 5, 1930, in Lawrence County, Indiana, he was the son of John W. Hillenberg and Catherine "Kitty" (Stipp) Hillenberg. He married Roxie (Warren) Hillenberg on August 23, 1965; she preceded him in death on August 2, 2009.
He was a graduate of Heltonville High School. He was a first lieutenant in the United States Army, serving during the Korean Conflict. Frank received a Bachelor's Degree in Education and later received a Masters and Doctorate in Geography from Indiana University. He was a School Teacher at Parkview Elementary School; a professor of geography at Central Illinois University; and was an avid farmer.

Surviving are three nieces, Arlene (Ed) Potts, Mary Lou (Jerry) Melton, and Karen Sue Phipps; and several great nieces, great nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Roxie; one brother, John Olin (Evelyn) Hillenberg; and one sister, Lorene E. (Wesley) Clifton.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, February 8, 2016 at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, with Pastor Lindy Hopkins officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Run Cemetery. Friends may call on Monday, 10 a.m. until the service hour at the funeral home.

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



Obituaries For February 3, 2016
Updated February 4, 2016 8:07 AM
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Phyllis Thompson - Bedford

January 5, 1924 - January 31, 2016

Phyllis Thompson, 92, of Bedford, died at 12:15 p.m. on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at White River Lodge in Bedford.

Born January 5, 1924, she was the daughter of Bernard and Lena (Stipp) Lundy. She married Clifford Lee Thompson, Jr. on December 9, 1954 and he preceded her in death on July 4, 2004. She was a homemaker and attended the Davis Memorial Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include four daughters, Rena Kay Brown Jackson, Lyn Brown McPike, Lee Ann Thompson Flynn, and Penny Thompson Hutchins; fifteen grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a sister, Gertrude Williamson, a son, Gary Wayne Brown and a daughter, Phyllis Jo Thompson Hanners.

Private services were conducted with burial in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

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

Ricky Dale Strunk - Oolitic
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May 21, 1948 - February 3, 2016

Ricky Dale Strunk, 67, of Oolitic, went to his eternal home at 2:50 a.m. on Wednesday, February 32016 at I.U. Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born May 21, 1948 on Patton Hill, he was the son of Elmer and Zina (Hughes) Strunk. He married Debbie Lantz on January 15, 1972 and she survives. He was a member of the New Life Trinity Tabernacle. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Vietnam War as a Huey Helicopter Crew Chief and Door Gunner in combat with the rank of SP5.

Survivors include his wife, Debbie, of Oolitic; three children, Misty New and husband, David, of Bloomington, Marla Kirkman and husband, Troy, of Mitchell and Mathew Strunk and wife, Angie, of Bedford; seven grandchildren,
Grant New, Marayla and Akaylea Kirkman, Anyssa Strunk, Jordan Strunk and wife, Kelsey, Jarrod and Jacob Deckard; one great grandchild, Olivia (Gracie) Strunk; three people who were special to his heart, Stacey Terry, Craig Miller, and Josh Beyers; two brothers, Elmer Strunk, Jr. and wife, Martha, Sam Strunk and wife, Sue, all of Bedford; a sister, Donna Faye Stigall of Bedford.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Teresa Webb.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 6th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Mark Brock officiating. Burial will follow in Patton Hill Cemetery where military rites will be accorded by members of Gillen Post #33 American Legion. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, February 5th and from 9 a.m. until the hour of service on Saturday, February 6th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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

Clella Margaret "Peggy" Simmons - Bedford
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April 4, 1924 - February 2, 2016

Clella Margaret "Peggy" Simmons, 91, of Bedford, died at 2:31 p.m. on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at I.U. Health Bedford Hospital.

Born April 4, 1924, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Edgar Joseph and Dorothy (Fletcher) Stevens. She graduated from the Bedford High School with the class of 1943. She married Ray Simmons, Jr. on February 25, 1946 and he survives. She had worked at the Greystone Gift Shoppe in Bedford for many years. She was a homemaker and a volunteer at the Bedford Regional Medical Center for eighteen years. She was a life-time member of the First Baptist Church in Bedford.

Survivors include her husband, Ray, of Bedford; three children, Steve Simmons and wife, Vicky, of Bedford; Pat Crane and husband, Lowell, of Mitchell, Mark Simmons and wife, Raeanna, of Columbus; six grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; one brother, Ed Stevens of Austin, TX; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Betty Lange.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 8th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Rev. Dave Colgan and Rev. Lee Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, February 7th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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

Betty Jane DuBray Hall - Bedford
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February 14, 1926 - February 2, 2016

Betty Jane DuBray Hall, 89, of Bedford, passed away at 5:15 pm on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at Stonebridge Health Campus.

Born February 14, 1926, in Florissant, Missouri, she was the daughter of Henri (Harry) Pascal DuBray and Gertrude Matilda (Albers) DuBray. Betty was a graduate of Ferguson High School in Missouri. She married Ray Samuel Hall of Bedford on February 14, 1946. She graduated from Indiana University with a Masters in Education. Betty taught at Parkview and Lincoln Elementary Schools.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bedford since 1955. Professional memberships included NEA, ISTA, NLTA, and Retired Teachers. Other memberships included Delta Kappa Gamma, Tri Kappa, University Women, and Red Hats. In earlier years, Betty volunteered with The Girl Scouts. Betty and her husband, Ray, chaperoned student study groups to Europe for The Foreign Language League and The American Institute of Foreign Study for a number of years during the summers.

Survivors include her sister, Isabel Davies of Chesterfield, MO, her children, Brenda Sanders and husband, Jack, of Johnson City, TN, Sam Hall and wife, Mellisa of Mount Vernon, IN, Damon Hall and wife Kimberly of Bedford, IN; six grandchildren, Jayne Sanders, Jill Sanders Dinco, Joseph Hall, Anna Hall D'Lima, Alafair Hall, and Benjamin Hall; three great-grandchildren, Roman D'Lima, Lucius D'Lima, and Julian D'Lima, and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, and siblings, Vera Frisella, Ruth Brannan, Harriett DuBray, and Pascal DuBray.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 6th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Rev. Lee Brown officiating. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, February 5th at Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will be at Cresthaven Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to The First Baptist Church of Bedford, 1515 20th Street, Bedford, IN 47421 or The Scleroderma Foundation, 300 Rosewood Drive, Danvus, MA 01923.

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


Clella Margaret "Peggy" Simmons - Bedford

Clella Margaret "Peggy" Simmons, 91, of Bedford, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 at I.U. Health Bedford Hospital.

Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Ricky Dale Strunk - Oolitic

Ricky Dale Strunk, 67, of Oolitic, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 at I.U. Health Hospice House.

Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Margaret Kay Jordan - Mitchell

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January 30, 1939 - February 2, 2016

Margaret Kay Jordan, 77, of Mitchell, passed away Monday afternoon, February 2, 2016, at her home.

Born January 30, 1939, in Seymour, she was the daughter of Clyde and Alice
Genevieve (Stout) Beeman. She married Marion Paul Jordan September 22, 2003, and he preceded her in death March 31, 2005. Margaret was a member and organist at the Mitchell Wesleyan Church. She graduated from North Vernon High School in 1957, and had been employed in home health care.

Survivors include her children, Sue Ann Pridemore, of Mitchell, Terri Lynn Box, of Bloomfield, Douglas Wayne (Tiffany) Castetter, of Mitchell; grandchildren Apryl Dawn Kidd, Bradley Douglas Castetter; stepgrandchildren Jaylie Sams, Bryar Franklin

Her parents and husband preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, February 4, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Steve Jones and Pastor Wes Jones officiating. Cremation was chosen with burial to be at a later date in Vernon Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 p.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

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

Gary Dean Wessel - Bedford

June 25, 1943 - February 2, 2016

Gary Dean Wessel, 72, of Bedford, died at 8:40 a.m. Tuesday, February 2, 2016, in Bedford.

Born June 25, 1943, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Willis Wessel and Violet (McGinnis) Wessel. He married Rita Dalton in 1963 and she preceded him in death in 2013. He was of the Protestant Faith and had owned Gary Wessel Trucking.

Surviving are three daughters, April (Mark) Perry, Angie Brown and Cindy (Bob) Owens; five grandchildren, Stephanie, Stephen, Lindsay, A.J. and Ashley; six great grandchildren; three sisters; one brother and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Rita; one daughter, Susan Wessel; one granddaughter, Jessica and two brothers.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, February 5, 2016, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, with Pastor Mike Eads officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral at the funeral home.

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



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