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Obituaries For January 14, 2015
Updated January 14, 2015 9:22 AM
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Patricia Ann Thorne - Bedford

Patricia Ann (Wadeking) Thorne, 84, of Bedford, died at 12:42 a.m. Tuesday, January 13, 2015, at I.U. Health Hospice House, Bloomington.

Born June 25, 1930, in Metropolis, IL, she was the daughter of Jesse Laymen and Versie Bertha (Sleeter) Wadeking.
She married Tom Thorne on July 16, 1950 and he survives, of Bedford.

She was a graduate of Spencer (West Virginia) High School, with the Class of 1948 and was a homemaker. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Bedford, where she was active with the Mother's Club, a Sunday School teacher, Deaconess, church cook , sang with the choir, was past president of the Women's Missionary Society, and a scout den mother, where she had been mother of the year. She was a member of Eastern Star, Red Hatters, and Englewood Elementary School PTO.

Surviving are her husband Tom Thorne, Bedford; two sons, Phil (Amy) Thorne and John David (Kathy) Thorne; two daughters, Patsy (Ed) Moore and Angie (Jim) Turner, all of Bedford; eleven grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; one sister, Marion Paige, Paducah, KY; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Tom "Corky" Thorne, Jr., and infant Thorne; two brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 16, 2015, at First Baptist Church, Bedford, with Rev. Dr. Kregg Burris and Phil Thorne officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Bedford. Friends may call on Thursday, 3:00-8:00 p.m., at First Baptist Church and from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Friday, also at the church.

Memorial contributions may be considered to the Corky Thorne Scholarship Fund, North Lawrence Community Schools.

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

Cathy L. Clark - Bedford

Cathy L. Clark, 65, of Bedford, died at 4:45 a.m. on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at the Bloomington Hospice House.

Born April 14, 1949 in Bedford, Indiana, she was the daughter of Bill and Freida (Fox) Gratzer. She married Terry M. Clark on June 9, 1967; and he preceded her in death on November 8, 2002. Cathy was a graduate of Bedford High School, Class of 1967. She worked at Parkview School as a teacher's aide for twelve years, and later worked at Shooting Stars Daycare and Preschool. She was a member of Donica Church of God. She enjoyed being outdoors and loved spending time with her grandchildren and family.

Surviving are one daughter, Lisa Kroll; one son Michael (Kelly) Clark; seven grandchildren, Kaine Clark, Phoenix Clark, Presley Clark, Chesney Clark, Megan Kroll, Ashley Kroll, and Haley Kroll; two brothers, Billy (Kiva) Gratzer and Jimmy (Melody) Gratzer; two sisters, Carolyn Lindley and Paula Gratzer; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Terry Clark; and one sister, Patricia Gratzer.

Funeral service will be on Friday, January 16, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, with Pastor Ronnie McLain officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday, 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Indiana University Health Hospice House, Bloomington.

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



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