The following obituaries were received for Thursday –
Kay Ellen Morrison – Mitchell
Kay Ellen Morrison, 50, of Mitchell, died at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Januray 3, 2012 at Paoli Health and Living Center in Paoli.
Born June 12, 1961 in Bedford, she was the daughter of James and Patricia (Kindred) Moorison. She was a member of the Mitchell Church of Christ.
Survivors include three sisters, Kim Kern and husband Mike, of Bedford, Kristy Workman and husband Bill, of Speedway, Kelly Parker and husband Danny, of Madison, KY.; long-time friend Brad Klumpp, of Bedford.
Private services are planned with burial to follow in the Green Hill Cemetery. No calling hours are scheduled.
Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Kay at www.daycarter.com.
Ethel “Pete” Miller Fish Jr.
Ethel “Pete” Miller Fish Jr., 86, of Bedford, passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2011 at 10:45 p.m. in Broomfield, Colorado.
Born May 6, 1925 in Bedford, he was the son of Eathel M. Fish Sr. and Grace Anderson Fish Starr. He married Freida M. Duncan on November 23, 1946 and she survives.
He was a graduate of Bedford High School in 1943 and attended Indiana State University. He was a member of the First Christian Church, where he served as an elder, trustee and secretary of the board. He was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran. He was also a member of the NLEA, ISTA, NEA, the American Legion Gillen Post 33, U.S. Power Squadron an UAW local 440. He served on the Bedford Housing Authority and Bedford Parks Board. He was employed at GM Powertrain for 20 years, was co-owner of Fish Marine in Bedford for 10 years, was a machine trades teacher at NLCS Vocational School from 1966-1990 and was a realtor with Jay Donaldson Agency.
Survivors include his wife, Freida M. Fish, of Bedford; two sons Roger and his wife Lorena, of Superior, CO., Rex and his wife Melinda Fish, of Bedford; one brother, Donald and his wife Barbara Fish, of Bedford; 8 grandchildren, Allison and her husband Brian Walsh of Lake Forest, IL., Kathryn Fish, of Bedford, Elizabeth and her husband Brian Parrott, of Bloomington, Heather Turner, of Huston, TX., Robert Fish, of Milwaukee, WI., Joseph Fish, of Columbus, OH., Brad and his wife Heather Fish, of Aurora, Andrew Fish, of Superior, CO; 11 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son Victor Fish in 2009; one brother, Bill Fish in 1994 and one sister Anita Thomason Loachridge in 2007.
Funeral service will be Friday, January 6, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the First Christian Church in Bedford, with Rev. Bob Dailey officiating. Friends and family may call on Thursday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Ferguson Lee Funeral Home and again on Friday morning at the church from 11 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m.
His grandchildren and their spouses will serve as pall bearers. Military Rites will be accorded by the American Legion Gillen Post 33. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or American Lung Association.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.