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Obituaries For March 17, 2014
Updated March 17, 2014 9:17 AM
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Vicki Pamela Taylor - Bedford

Vicki Pamela Taylor, 66, of Bedford, passed away at 11:41 p.m. on Friday, March 14, 2014, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born May 16, 1947 in Bedford, IN, she was the daughter of Lester Wayne Hansen and Eva Kathleen (Bevers) Payne. She married William Taylor on November 13, 1965 in Bedford; and he survives. She was a graduate of Clear Spring High School, Class of 1965. She was a member of Community Baptist Fellowship. She was an active member of Quarry Quilters. She worked as a daycare provider and as the deli manager at Mill's Market for many years.

Surviving are her husband, William Taylor, of Bedford; two sons, Tom (Shelly) Taylor and Todd (Cheryl) Taylor; one daughter, Aimee (Dave) Mellott; three sisters, Penny (Jack) May, Teresa (Mike) Rynders, and Dona (Paul) Boening; one brother, Randy Payne; eleven grandchildren, Erin Taylor, Bret (Tatelyn) Purlee, Paige Taylor, Paityn Taylor, Lauren (Matt) Southern, Nicholas Kaufman, Willy Taylor, Ryeanne Jackson, Rachel Jackson, Rory Sullivan, and Mason Mellott; three great-grandchildren, Khloe and Klare Purlee, and Carter Jackson; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, with Eric Kennedy officiating. Burial will be in Clear Spring Baptist Church Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Kidney Fund.

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Donald L. Connerley - Mitchell

Donald L. Connerley, 76, passed away at 8:56 p.m. Friday, March 14, 2013, at his residence.

Born June 29, 1937, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Floyd A. and Mildred Edith (Dorsett) Connerley. He married Judith Howell May 11, 1962. Donald retired from Dana Corporation and was a 1955 graduate of Huron High School. He was a U. S. Army veteran. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and had attended Bethel Community Church.

Surviving: wife Judy Connerley, Mitchell; children, Donald Scott Connerley, Jeffersonville, Brian Lee (Margaret) Connerley, French Lick, Brett Alan (Shannon) Connerley, Bedford, Bradly J. (Michelle) Connerley, Jeffersonville, Maggi Connerley (Brandon) Snack, Bedford; grandchildren, Bailey, Kiera, Kendra, Drew, Alexis, Jacob, Trevor, and Hunter

His parents preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Father Rick Eldred, Deacon Dave Reising, and Bro. David Conley officiating. Burial will be in Connerley Switch Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Casketbearers: Scott Connerley, Brian Connerley, Brett Connerley, Bradly Connerley, Bailey Connerley, and Drew Connerley.

Memorial Gifts: American Heart Association

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