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Obituaries For July 31, 2013
Updated July 31, 2013 10:20 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
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Morris Dale Wininger - Bedford

Morris Dale Wininger, 73, of Bedford, passed away at 4 pm on Monday, July 29, 2013.

He was born on March 30, 1940 to Zenas K. (Doc) and Evelyn Archer Wininger. He married Joan Wellman on March 29, 1960 and she survives. He retired from the Carpenters Union Local 1664 in 2000. He was a member of the American Patriot Lodge No. 750 Oolitic and Scottish Rites. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife, two sons, Steve Winiger and wife Trisha, Chris Wininger of Bedford; one granddaughter, JaKayla Wininger; one brother, Harlan Wininger and wife Gail of Port St. Lucie, FL; two sisters, Joan Ray of Bedford and Marilyn Wininger of Millersburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Harold Wininger of Avon.

Graveside services will be held at 1 pm on Friday, August 2, 2013 at Stampers Creek Cemetery with Otis Crowder officiating. Visitation will be from 6 pm to 8 pm on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guestbook and light a candle in memory of Morris at

Jack H. Bridwell - Bedford

Jack H. Bridwell age 85 of Bedford, passed away on Monday July 29, 2013 at Westview Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday August 3, 2013 at 3 p.m. at Cresthaven Funeral Home

Friends may call on Saturday from Noon until service time at 3 p.m. burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery in Bedford

Ruby Jean George - Bedford

Ruby Jean George, 56, of Bedford, died at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, July 29, 2013, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.

Born January 1, 1957, in Danville, W. Virginia, she was the duahgter of Norman and Ethel Rose (Bell) Troutman. She married Alan George on March 6, 1993, and he survives. She was a homemaker.

Surviving are her husband, Alan George, Bedford, IN; one step-daughter, Crystal (Kenny) Guffey, Mitchell; one step-son, Alan George II, Mitchell; eight grandchildren including Zachary George, who was raised in her home; one sister, Lorenda (Tim) Jenkins, Oolitic; one brother, Steven Savoy, Georgia; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Patricia Watterson and one nephew, Christopher Steven Troutman.

Funeral services will be on 1 p.m. Friday, August 2, 2013, at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford, with Johnny Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Bedford. Friends may call on Thursday, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Chester "Chet" Lee (Junior) Webster - Mitchell

Chester "Chet" Lee (Junior) Webster, 68, passed away at 8:08 a. m. Monday, July 29, 2013, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born January 22, 1945, in Jefferson County, he was the son of Chester Arthur and Lillian Fern (Hants) Webster. He married Debbie Gail Hutchinson October 4, 1978. He was a graduate of Austin High School and obtained business degrees from Indiana Business College and Ivy Tech. He was employed by the Federal Government in different positions and worked several years for the postal service. However, he most enjoyed working as a greeter at Wal-Mart when he could chat with people. Chester was a member and elder of the Mitchell Presbyterian Church. He was a volunteer for the American Red Cross, Opera House, Boy and Girl Scouts, and actively involved in his children's school activities. He was a U. S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War.

Survivors include his wife, Debbie Webster, Mitchell; children, Amy Webster, Evansville, Britni Webster, Mitchell, Brent Webster, Mitchell, Amanda Joy (Jeff) Riley, Memphis, Tennessee; grandchildren, Ayden Lee Webster, Katherine Riley, and Alex Riley; brothers, Frank and JoAnn Webster, Scottsburg, Thomas and Diana Webster, Nashville, Tennessee, James and Pat Webster, Seymour, Ricky Webster, Lawrenceburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Joyce Turner.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, August 1, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Rev. John VanderZee officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery with military honors accorded by a detachment from Scott Air Force Base, American Legion Post No. 250, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107. Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

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