May 18, 2015

Judith Ann Granato – Bedford
Judith Ann Granato, 76, of Bedford, died at 10:45 am on Monday, May 18, 2015 at I.U. Health Bedford Hospital following a lengthy illness.
Born May 20, 1938 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Wayne and Helen Elizabeth (Hall) Hodges. She married Henry Joseph Granato and he preceded her in death. She was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, St. Vincent Altar Society and the American Legion Auxiliary.
Survivors include a brother, Richard W. Hodges of Bedford; a sister, Dana Louise Dippel of Bedford; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 20th at Cresthaven Memory Gardens with Father Rick Eldred officiating. Burial will follow. No calling hours are scheduled.
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John David Wilcoxen – Bedford
John David Wilcoxen, 51, of Bedford, died at 12:32 a.m. Saturday, May 16, 2015, at I.U. Health, Indianapolis.
Born May 29, 1963, in Bedford, he was the son of Gerald Wilcoxen and Olive (Kern) Wilcoxen.
He married Lisa Crane on July 4, 1992, and she survives. John had many factory jobs, last working at Otis Elevator, Bloomington; he was a member of Oolitic Methodist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Lisa Wilcoxen, Bedford; two sisters, Mary (Gordon) Canada, Bedford and Paulette (Jack) Flynn, Bloomington; two half- brothers, Tommy and George Wilcoxen, both of CO; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Gerald “Jerry” and Arthur “Bud” Wilcoxen.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 21, 2015 at Oolitic Methodist Church, 117 Lafayette Ave., Oolitic, with Pastor Ralph Purkhiser officiating. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, at the church.
Arrangements are entrusted to Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home to assist the family with expenses.
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Clara Lou Miller Huddleston – Norman
Clara Lou Miller Huddleston, 74, of Norman, passed away at her residence on Saturday, May 16, 2015.
Born June 18, 1940, in Lawrence County, Indiana, she was the daughter of Malcolm and Anna (Glassco) Hilderbrand. She married Glendale Miller in 1961; he preceded her in death in 1990. She married Dale Huddleston in 1993; he preceded her in death in 2014. Clara was a member of Henderson Creek Baptist Church. She worked at the Hospitality House for many years. Clara was the sexton of Hickory Grove Cemetery in Norman.
Surviving are three daughters, Kathi (Kenny) Owens, Rose Miller, and Bonnie (Wayne) Taylor; one son, Ron (Rhonda) Miller; Seven grandchildren, Ashley Miller, Samantha Taylor, Alisha Sickel, Brooke Miller, Lance Hignite, Randle Hignite, and Jessie Hignite; several great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; two brothers, Richard and Mike Hilderbrand; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands Dale and Glendale; four sisters; two brothers; and one grandson, Christopher Miller.
Funeral service will be on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 1 p.m. at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, with Pastor Darin Bowlen officiating. Burial will be in Hickory Grove Cemetery in Norman. Friends may call on Tuesday, 11 a.m. till 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
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