The following obituaries were received for Wednesday –
William H. Brown – Mitchell
William H. Brown Jr., 88, of Mitchell, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2012 at 7:34 p.m. at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.
Born November 25, 1923 in Bedford, he was the son of William H. and Kate (Stevens) Brown. He married Dorothy Mae Faubion on December 15, 1943 and she preceded him in death on December 21, 1999.
He was a construction worker and a hod carrier. He was a member of Wesley Chapel Church and a member of the International Laborers Union 741 for 55 years. He was a United States Army Veteran having serviced in World War II.
Survivors include his daughter, Donna Lee Flick, of Bedford; daughter-in-law Viola Brown, of Mitchell; 6 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; two sons, James Brown and William Robert Brown; one brother; two sisters; and one great granddaughter, Alexis Livingston.
Funeral services will be on Friday, April 20, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, with Jon Meunier officiating. Burial will be in Beech Grove Cemetery, with Military Rites conducted by the American Legion Gillen Post 33.
Friends may call on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.
Lori Teague Pruett – Florence, North Carolina
A memorial service for Lori Marie Teague Pruett, 36, formerly of Bedford, will be held Saturday, April 21 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. with the service beginning at 2:30 p.m. at Dive Christian Church.
Lori Marie Pruett passed away Thursday, April 5, 2012, after an automobile accident.
Lori was born in Bedford, Indiana, and is the daughter of Wayne Teague and the late Trella Taylor Teague. She was a registered nurse at Carolinas Hospital System.
Survivors include her husband, Daniel Pruett of Florence, S.C.; her father and stepmother, Wayne and Marianna Teague of Bedford; her two brothers, Chad Teague and Shea Teague of Bedford; a stepbrother, Andy Dorsett of Brazil, IN; three stepdaughters, Jessica, McKenzie and Danielle Pruett of Bedford; maternal grandmother, Delilah Taylor of Bedford; paternal grandfather, Clifford Teague, of Bedford; stepgrandfather Phillip Concannon of Bedford.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Trella Taylor Teague; paternal grandmother, Wilma Teague of Bedford; and a brother, Robert Dewayne, infancy.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bedford Humane Society, 3511 Pumphouse Road, Bedford, IN, 47421 or the Florence Humane Society, 1434 McCurdy Road, Florence, S.C., 29506, due to Lori’s love for animals. Donations can also be made to American Cancer Society.