February 12, 2016

James Lee Miller – Williams
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July 4, 1954 – February 9, 2016
James Lee Miller, 61, of Williams, passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.
Born July 4, 1954, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Ansel Leon Miller and Mary G. (Coyle) Miller Mosier. He retired as an E-6 Staff Sergeant after 21 years in the U. S. Army.
Surviving include his children, Justin Lee Morgan Miller, Bluffton, Stephanie Margaret Ann Miller, Montpelier, Ashlee Rene Marie Crews, Fort Wayne; mother, Mary Mosier, Williams; 3 grandchildren; siblings, Dale Miller, Petroleum, Eldie Miller, Spencer, Barbara Miller, Idaho
His father preceded him in death.
Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, February 14, at Old Union Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107. Friends may call from 4 p.m. till 7 p.m. Saturday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com
Kenneth D. Staggs – Bedford
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January 30, 1939 – February 11, 2016
Kenneth D. Staggs, 77, of Bedford, went to be with the Lord at 11:15 am on Thursday, February 11, 2016.
Born January 20, 1939 in Lawrence Co., he was the son of John H. and Iva (Webb) Staggs. He married Lois Ann Stannard on September 14, 1957 and she survives. He was a tool and die maker for Stone City Products and a member of the Indiana National Guard 138th Tank Battalion. He was a member of the Peerless Pentecostal Church.
Survivors include his wife, Lois Ann, of Bedford; three sons, Gregory Staggs and wife, Teresa, of Bedford, Jeff Staggs and wife, Karen, of Springville, Mike Staggs and wife, Mary, of Bedford; one daughter, Carmen Burnette and husband, Rusty, of Bedford; fourteen grandchildren; thirty-four great grandchildren; a brother, Osa Staggs and wife, Carolyn, of Oolitic.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two grandsons, Dustin and Jeremy, a brother, Charles.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 15th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Bro. Alan Phillips and Bro. Rusty Burnette officiating. Burial will follow in Patton Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from Noon until 8 p.m. on Sunday, February 14th and from 10 a.m. until the hour of service on Monday, February 15th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.