November 26, 2013

Dennis Miller – Oolitic
Dennis Miller, 66, of Oolitic, passed away at 11:45 p.m. on Saturday November 23, 2013 at his residence.
He was born in Lawrence County on November 5, 1947 to Robert M. & Hester A. (Anderson) Miller. Dennis was a graduate of Oolitic High School in 1966, he married Becky Diehl on December 16, 1967 at Gullets Creek Church in Needmore, and she survives.
Dennis worked 30 years at Kaiser/ IMCO Aluminum, and also worked for the North Lawrence Community Schools.
Survivors include his wife; Becky Miller of Oolitic, 3 sons; Brad Miller of Bedford, Brian Miller of Minnesota and Brent Miller of Bedford.
Dennis was preceded in death by his parents and Aunt Alma Copeland.
Services will be on Friday November 29, 2013 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.
Dumon McCain – Bedford
Dumon (DumonStrong) McCain, 14, of Bedford, passed away Monday, November 25th at Riley Hospital in Indianapolis. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
Joyce Patsy Hedrick – Bedford
Joyce Patsy Hedrick, 76, of Bedford, died Sunday, November 24, 2013 at her residence.
Born June 16, 1937 in Lawrence Co., she was the daughter of Herschel and Alice (Canada) Lake. She married Robert O. Hedrick and he survives. She was a nurse’s aide at Westview Manor in Bedford.
Survivors include her husband, Robert of Bedford; one daughter, Joyce Annette Fristoe of Bedford; one son, Robert Hedrick Jr. of Bedford; one grandson, Jarron Reed Lane of Bedford; and two sisters, Bernice Johnson of Bloomington and Jane Eagan of Bedford.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two children (in infancy).
Cremation was chosen.
The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to Southern Care Hospice.
Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Joyce at
Rita “Susie” Baker Holt – Bedford
Rita “Susie” Baker Holt, 50, of Bedford, died on Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 7:55 a.m. at the Bloomington Hospice House.
Born May 21, 1963 in Oakland, California, she was the daughter of Kenneth E. Sr. and Wanda (Farris) Baker.
She married Robert “Scott” Holt on September 26, 1987 and he preceded her in death on June 17, 2007. She was a homemaker and was self-employed. She loved riding Harley’s, spending time with grandchildren and helping others. She was of the Christian faith.
Surviving are her parents of Bedford; two sons, Ricky (Robin) Holmes of Springville and Eric (Cherie) Holmes of Bedford; one daughter, Sarita Holt of Bedford; one brother, Joe Baker of Bedford; four grandchildren, Tyler, Cruz, C’Aira and Celina Holmes; several nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her husband; one sister, Wanda; two brothers, Kenny Jr. and Tony “Chopper” Baker.
Funeral service will be on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 10 a.m at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. Burial will be at Judah Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home to assist with funeral expenses.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at