William E. Henry, Jr. – Williams
William E. Henry, Jr., 84, of Williams, died at 10:38 pm on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at I.U. Health Bedford Hospital.
Born April 18, 1930 in Montgomery, IN, he was the son of William Elmer and Ulla Etness (Ackers) Henry. He retired as a mechanic from General Motors in Bedford and a veteran of the Korean War serving with the U.S. Army in the Artillery Corps. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge, the Moose Lodge and the Bedford Boat and Sportsman’s Club in Bedford and the American Legion Post and V.F.W. Post of Mitchell.
Survivors include three daughters, Tina Reynolds and husband, Randy, of Mitchell, Julie Magill and husband, Tim, of Bedford and Tracey Hearth and husband, J.D., of Bedford; six grandchildren, Christy Adviento and husband, Antonio, Patrick Ritchison and companion, Sheila Kellams, Andrew George, Ryan Kirkman, Kaelyn Baldwin, Whitney Melton and husband, Jarrod. Seven great grandchildren; his siblings, Jeanette Webb, Dorothy Dean, Sandy Horton, Shirley Patton, David Henry and Lois Henry.
He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Jenny Wise, Joe and Don Henry.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 pm on Wednesday, February 18th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens where military rites will be accorded at the graveside. Visitation will be from 4 pm to 8 pm on Tuesday, February 17th and from 11:00 am until the hour of service on Wednesday, February 18th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.
Betty J. Conner – Mitchell
Betty J. Conner, 84, of Mitchell, passed away at 3:30 a.m. Sunday, February 15, 2015, at Garden Villa in Bedford.
Born December 14, 1930, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Lawrence and Agnes (Tow) Greer. She married Conrad Conner September 15, 1951, and he preceded her in death December 2, 1999. Betty was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Orleans. She graduated from Mitchell High School in 1950.
Survivors include her children, Beverly (Jeff) Sherwood, Indianapolis, David (Monta) Conner, Bedford, Brad (Deena) Conner, Bedford, Tim (Kathy) Conner, Bloomington, Jon (Marge) Conner, Franklin, Lisa (Larry) Everson, Rockville;12 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Richards, Fort Wayne; brother, George Greer, Indianapolis
Her parents; husband; sisters, Mary Carpenter and Jean Vinton; and brothers, Charles Greer, Gerald Greer, and Robert Greer, preceded her in death.
Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 18, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Burial will be in Lawrenceport Cemetery. Friends may call from noon until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com