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Obituraries For Monday October 29, 2012

Last updated on Monday, October 29, 2012

Robert "Johnny" Basinger - Heltonville

Robert "Johnny" Basinger, 67, of Heltonville, passed away at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Friday, October 26, 2012 at 12:15 p.m.

He was born December 3, 1944 to James Benjemin and Mamie Agnes (Cassidy) Basinger. He is a retired stone quarry worker from Indiana Limestone.

Survivors include two daughters, Grace and husband Tyson George and April Basinger, both of Heltonville; one sister Mary Lucas; two brothers; Louis and wife Gerrie Basinger and Frank and wife Janet Basinger and one sister-in-law Beverly Kennedy, all of Bedford; two granddaughters and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Cecilia "Susie" Basinger, two brothers, Jimmy Basinger and Bernard Basinger (in infancy), four sisters, Teresa Pruitt, Dora Caraway, Anna Lee Basinger (in infancy) and Wilma Basinger (in infancy).

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Jones Funeral Home in Heltonville. Burial will follow at Mundell Christian Church Cemetery with Brother James Fisher and Brother Mike Hosapple officiating.

Debra Jean Unger - Mitchell

Debra Jean Unger, 60, of Mitchell, a loving daughter, wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away at 4 a.m. Sunday, October 28, 2012, at her home.

Born February 18, 1952, in Bloomington, she was the daughter of Robert E. and Evelyn J. (Goble) Hamm. She married George M. Unger July 19, 1971. Debbie was a seamstress, a culinary arts instructor at Ivy Tech, and formerly an activities director at Mitchell Manor. She was a member of Fishing Creek Chapel, president of Gamma Epsilon Chapter of Tri Kappa, and past president of the Christian Women's Club. Debbie designed and made costumes for the theater productions at Madison Consolidated High School and was named an Honorary Thespian. She graduated from Spencer High School in 1970. All of those visiting her home were welcomed.

Survivors include her husband, George Unger, Mitchell; son, Yancy and Heather Unger and their children, Ashley, Isaac, and Amelia, of Bedford; daughters, Holly Thatcher and her children, Brittany, Cody, Tara, and Gabe, of Bedford; Jamie and Aaron Kelsey and their children, Tristan, Vanina, Jack, Owain, and Poppy, of Madison; father, Robert E. Hamm, of Bloomington; brother, Gary Hamm, of Cumby, Texas;

She was preceded in death by her mother.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 31, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Bro. Tom Bostic officiating. Burial will be in Talbott Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home. A Tri Kappa memorial service will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Casketbearers: Tristan Kelsey, Cody Thatcher, Aaron Kelsey, Tim Tolbert, Daren Swango, and Frank Hodges

Memorial Gifts can be made in Debra's memory to Fishing Creek Chapel.

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


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