Thursday, November 29, 2012

The following obituaries were received for Thursday –

Chris A. Conolty – Bedford
Chris A. Conolty, 49, of Bedford, passed away at 3:50 pm on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at I.U. Health Bedford Hospital.
Born June 5, 1963 in Bedford, he was the son of Larry W. and Wanda S. (Ray) Conolty. He was a carpenter and enjoyed golfing and fishing.
Survivors include his parents; a son, Derek Sommer; a grandson; three brothers, Kenny Bundy and wife, Alison, Brad Bundy and companion, Shiela, Troy Conolty and wife, Kelly; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents; his companion of sixteen years, Terry Grey; several aunts and uncles.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 30th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Rev. Kenny Bundy officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 29th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Chris at
Mary Inez Speer – Norman
Mary Inez Speer, 89, of Norman, died at 1:35 a.m. on Tuesday, November 27, 2012, at Hoosier Christian Village in Brownstown.
Born August 21, 1923 in Lawrence County, Indiana, she was the daughter of Hugh M. and Josie (Baker) Morrison. She married Wilburn Paul Speer on May 3, 1940 in Lawrence County, Indiana; and he preceded her in death on April 16, 1996. She was a homemaker.
She was a member of Wrays Christian Church in Jackson County, and attended the
Norman Christian Church.
Survivors include one son, Ronald E. Speer and wife Diane, of Leesville; one daughter, Carolyn A. and husband Jerry Hall, of Norman; six grandchildren, Jeff Speer, Jason Speer, Jerod Speer, Mike Hall, Kim Fredenburg, and Valerie Marcett; eight great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild; two brothers, Charles Morrison and Harrell Morrison, both of Norman; two sisters, Nora Rousch, and Minnie Duncan, both of Norman.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, two brothers, one sister, and one half-sister.
Funeral services will be on Saturday, December 1, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with Randy Baker officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Bedford. Friends may call on Friday, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at