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Obituaries For Thursday, May 31, 2012
Updated May 4, 2013 6:51 PM | Filed under: WBIW News
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The following obituaries were received for Thursday -

Beulah F. Hill - Bedford

Beulah F. "Billie" Hill, 83, of Bedford, passed away at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at StoneBridge Health Campus in Bedford.

Born May 16, 1929, in Pumpkin Center in Washington County, she was the daughter of Allen Albertson Sr. and Della (Watson) Albertson. She married Davis Hill in 1945 and he died in 1998.

She was a homemaker.

Surviving are two sons, Arthur Hill and Henry (Amy) Hill, both of Bedford; and one daughter, Judy Corwin (companion Bruce Manion) of Bedford; one stepdaughter, Adah Shrope of California and one stepson, Terry Hill of Bedford; nine grandchildren, Bill (Lisa) Hill and Cory Hill, both of Bedford, Casey Hill of Bloomington, Allen (Marcia) Hill of Waynetown, Elisha Hill of Mitchell, Debbie Miller of Heltonville, Jennifer Matthews of Virginia, Jessica Landry of Maine, and Sean Hill of California;11 great-grandchildren, Logan and Tyler Hill of Bedford, Taylor, Kyle and Ashley Miller of Heltonville, Akacia, Akayden and Akaylie Howe of Mitchell, Alliyah Matthews, Joshua Matthews of Virginia, and Ethan Landry of Maine; two half-brothers, Ernie "Tiny" Albertson of Orleans and Albert "Tude" Albertson of Stanford.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Allen Albertson Jr., and Glen and Emmett Albertson; six sisters, Ruby Workman, Betty Baker, Bonnie Micheal, Sally Dugon, Marie Hands and Dorie Greathouse; one son, Lloyd "Jody" Hill; and one grandson, Dustin Hill.

Graveside service will be at 12:30 p.m. Friday at Ashcraft Chapel Cemetery in Owensburg with Clarence Brown officiating. Burial will follow.

Friends may call on Friday from 9 a.m. to noon at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home in Bedford.

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

Lois M. Williamson - Bedford

Lois Mae Williamson, 84, of Bedford, passed away at 5:52 p.m. on Sunday, May 27, 2012 at Prairie Lakes Health Campus in Noblesville.

Born March 20, 1928, in Bloomington, she was the daughter of Wayne and Jennie O. (Baker) Hendrix. She married Arnold Williamson in August 1946 and he survives.
She was a homemaker and avid Indiana University basketball and football fan.
She attended Broadview Elementary School and graduated from Bloomington High School with the Class of 1946.

She was a member of the Otis Park Ladies Golf League and bowled for many years at Broadview Bowl. She enjoyed having family gatherings as well as cooking for everyone.
Survivors include her husband, Arnold Williamson of Bedford; one daughter, Connie Ray (Bill) of Carmel; two sons, Mike Williamson of Poway, Calif., Mark Williamson (Peggy) of Bedford; a son-in-law, Dan Cook; grandchildren, Michael Conley, Melissa Chouinard (Jason), Jennifer Emmerson (Rob), Brian Ray (Misti), Bradley Ray (Laura), Max and Jesse Williamson, and (Nathanael Williamson; great-grandchildren, Preston Conley, Tabatha, Arabella and Sophia Chouinard, Lauren and Audra Emmerson, Jace Tomlinson, Brianna and Porter Ray, and Myles Ray; and siblings, Edwin Hendrix (Betty), Jeanette Hartgraves and Wanda Gorham (John).

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Deborah Cook; a grandson, Jeremiah Williamson; brothers, Billy, Thomas and David Hendrix; and a sister, Alice Sowders.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Brother Jim Hatfield officiating. Burial will follow in Valhalla Memory Gardens in Bloomington.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday at the mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions to the Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Lois at www.daycarter.com.

Bonnie Lou Landreth - Jeffersonville

Bonnie Lou Landreth, 76, of 3011 Bishop Road, Jeffersonville, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at her residence.

Born July 24, 1935, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of Hershel Hupp and Violet (Kersey) Singleton. She married William "Bill" Landreth and he preceded her in death.
She was retired from RCA in Bloomington and worked at Buehler's Grocery in Bedford until 2009.

Survivors include two sons, Tommy Landreth of San Antonio, Texas and Matt Landreth of Spencer; one daughter, Connie Sellers and husband Steve of Jeffersonville; three sisters, Linda Kirby and husband Otis of Auburndale, Fla., Monica Atwood and husband Fred of Elizabeth, and Vicky Sonnpag and husband Danny of Craig, Colo.; four grandchildren, Erica, Michael, Braden and Autumn Sellers, all of Jeffersonville; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and her stepfather, Edward Singleton.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Friday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Tom Bostic officiating. Burial will follow in the Mitchell Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday at the mortuary.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Bonnie at www.daycarter.com.

Rayjean Gerkin - Bedford

Rayjean Gerkin, 48, Bedford, passed away at 12:40 a.m. on Monday, May 28, 2012 at her residence. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the First Church of God in Bedford. Cremation will follow. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday at Day & Carter Mortuary and from 11 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the church.



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