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Obituaries For October 28, 2013
Updated October 28, 2013 10:24 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
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Imogene Lucille Myers - Bloomington

Imogene Lucille Myers passed away on October 26, 2013 in Bloomington IN.

She was born near Cannelburg, in Daviess County , IN January 28, 1941. She was the second child born to parents Emil and Augusta (Gregory) Burris.

Survivors include: her husband of 55 years, H. Leon Myers; six children, sons David, Roy (Christine), Dennis ( Tracy ), Doyle (Susan) and Emery and daughter Regina (Chris) Sevenish; 19 grandchildren; sister Cleora; brother Louie (Brenda).

She was preceded in death by her parents and a son Vincent Dee.

Imogene was seventeen when she married Leon . When counseled by a family friend that she might reconsider her choice and that she could have her choice of available bachelors she responded "I know, and I want Leon ." Her life and love was her family; she cherished them.

She was a graduate of the Mitchell High School class of 1958. She worked as a Rural Mail Carrier for the United States Postal Service where she retired after 22 years of service.

In her spare time she nurtured her love of and talent for art. She was serving as a board member of the Lawrence County Art Association and was a member of the Lawrence Co. Plein Air Painters. She was an award winning artist who showed and sold her art in many local galleries. Any given evening you might find Imogene and Leon driving around the county taking in the beauty of nature. It was not uncommon for her to ask that the car be stopped so that she could capture an image for a future painting. Much of her art reflected the images of the rural landscapes which surrounded her.

Imogene was a devoted member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and a woman of faith who lived as she believed. She wanted her funeral to be a celebration of life and it was her wish that those attending wear bright colors.

Funeral Services will be on Wednesday October 30, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Cresthaven Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Friends may call on Tuesday October 29, 2013 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Jerry Wisley - Bedford

Jerry Wisley,71, of Bedford, passed away at 1 p.m. on Sunday October 27, 2013 at his residence. Arrangements pending at Cresthaven Funeral Home.


Reba Ray Barlow - Bedford

Reba Ray Barlow, 97, of Bedford, passed away at 12:15 p.m. Sunday, October 27, 2013, at Garden Villa in Bedford.

Born February 26, 1916, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Clarence and Birdie (Johnson) Ritchison. She married Ralph Ray August 1, 1934, and he preceded her in death June 11, 1975. Her second marriage was to Dale L. Barlow September 14, 1985, and he preceded her in death June 5, 1991. Reba had been employed at Trav-Ler Radio Corporation, Spring Mill, and Crane. She graduated from Huron High School in 1933, and was a member of Fairview Church of Christ.

Survivors include her son, Ed Ray and wife Ann, Bedford; grandson, Kyle Ray and wife Kim, Bedford; great grandsons, Caleb and Eli Ray

Her parents; husbands; brothers, Ralph Ritchison and Roy Ritchison; and sisters, Margaret Edwards and Louise Moore, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, October 30, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Richard Holt and Brother Anthony Edwards officiating. Burial will be in Bryantsville Church of Christ Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, and from 9 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial Gifts: Fairview Church of Christ

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

Beulah Dean (Clouse) "Grits" Davis - Mitchell

Beulah Dean (Clouse) "Grits" Davis, 89, of Mitchell, passed away at 7:40 p.m. Friday, October 25, 2013, at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center.

Born January 28, 1924, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of Allison and Mary Hazel (Tinsely) Clouse. She married Fred N. Davis July 20, 1973, and he preceded her in death December 9, 1992. Her first marriage was to Charles Knight. She retired from First National Bank and had worked in the Mitchell and Paoli locations. Beulah graduated from Mitchell High School in 1942. She was a member of Tulip Street Christian Church, served many years as pianist, and attended the First Church of God.

Survivors include her daughter, Janet and husband Charlie Noe, Mitchell; stepdaughter, Brenda and husband Jon Fye, Clarksville, Tennessee; grandchildren, Jennifer Bush, Beth True, Shawn Fye, and Stacy Fye; great grandchildren, Griffan True, Wyatt True, Myleigh Bush, and Nathaniel True

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and brother, Donald Clouse.

Funeral service will be at 7:30 p.m. Monday, October 28, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Bro. Darrin Chastain officiating. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 p.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home.

Casketbearers: Chris Bush, Wyatt True, Jim Blair, Nathaniel True, Tom Talbert, and Dan Caudell

Memorial Gifts: Tulip Street Christian Church

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com[object HTMLScriptElement]



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