The following obituaries were received for Monday –
Nancy C. Burlington – Mitchell
Nancy C. Burlington, 70, passed away at 12:14 p.m. on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.
Born January 18, 1941, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Jesse and Mary Frances (Cole) Lane. She married Estel David Burlington August 12, 1960, and he preceded her in death December 31, 1996. She had been employed at Spring Mill Inn and attended the Bride of Christ Fellowship.
Survivors include her daughters, Tina Harris, of Mitchell, Terry and her husband Duane Edmonson, of Mitchell, Tonya and her husband Trever Cooper, of Mitchell; brother, Jesse Lane, of Mitchell; sister, Lettie Coffman, of Bedford; 5 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, Herschel, Roy, and Elwood Lane; and sister, Betty Kautz.
Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 16, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Allen officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3:00 – 600 p.m. Sunday and from 9:00 a.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com
Gene A. Atkinson – Mitchell
Gene A. Atkinson, 90, passed away at 6:55 a.m. Friday, January 13, 2012, at IU Health Bedford Hospital.
Born November 27, 1921, in Orange County, he was the son of Clarence Ray “Hop”and Nellie Lorraine (Cornwell) Atkinson. He married Betty June Mayden April 13, 1941, and they were married 63 years. She preceded him in death October 4, 2004. His second marriage was to Allien (Magner) Bugh August 2005, and she preceded him in death November 30, 2008.
He retired from Carpenter Body Works and was a 1939 graduate of Paoli High School. Gene was a U. S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the American Legion. He was also a member of the Paoli Masonic Lodge No. 119 F&AM, and the Mitchell Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include his children: Bradley Gene and his wife Cheryl Atkinson, of Centerville, Jerry Wayne and his wife Carol Atkinson, of Mitchell; Patricia Ray and her husband Monte Atkinson, of Orleans, Amy Lynn and her husband Rob Parker, of Mitchell, Charlotte Rose and her husband Buddy Kirkman, of Bedford; brother, James Lee Atkinson, of Bedford.
He was preceded in death by his parents; both wives; and son, Eric Lee Atkinson.
Funeral service will be at 7:00 p.m. Monday, January 16, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Lee Hupp officiating. Friends may call from 3:00 p.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial Gifts: American Legion Post No. 250.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com.