The following death notices were received on Monday.
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Virginia Sipes – Bedford
Virginia Sipes of Bedford passed away on Sunday, July 11th at White River Lodge at the age of 94. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary.
Anna Lee Howard – Bedford
Anna Lee Howard of Bedford, formerly of Pekin, passed away on Friday, July 9th. Born in 1922 in Pathfork to Floyd and Sarah Helton and was employed at Childcraft Cabinet Company for 26 years. She is survived by Arthur Lee Howard, Ada V. Edwards and Katie Sue Wigley as well as several brothers, sisters and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers. Funeral services will be held at 1:00PM on Monday, July 12th in the Elmwood Chapel of Day & Carter Mortuary with burial to follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from noon until the hour of service on Monday, July 12th at Day & Carter Mortuary.
Michael Ray Barger – Bloomington
Michael Ray Barger of Bloomington passed away Thursday evening, July 8th at Methodist Hospital at the age of 54. Born in 1955 in Bloomington to Harry Thomas Barger and Sharon E. Pate, he loved to help people and wild life animals. He is survived by his mother and step-father Harold Wayne Pate; three brothers, Allan B. Barger, Harry T. Barger and his wife Barbara and Paul K. Barger; two step-sisters, Crystal Duva and her husband Scott and Tammy Ball and her husband Michael; two step-brothers, Danny Pate and Thomas Pate and his wife Jennifer; as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services will be held at 11:00AM on Wednesday, July 14th at the Body of Christ Fellowship Church with burial to follow in Dishman Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00PM until 8:00PM on Tuesday, July 13th at Day & Carter Mortuary and from 10:00AM until the hour of service at the church.