February 2, 2018

Margaret Ann Peyton – Bedford
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July 11, 1936 – February 1, 2018
Margaret Ann Peyton, 81, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2018, at her residence.
Born July 11, 1936, in Brownstown, she was the daughter of James Willis and Effie Belle (Cogswell) Lindsey. She married Ronald Charles Peyton July 26, 1975, and he preceded her in death November 30, 2001.
Margaret retired from General Motors and was a member of U.A.W. Local No. 440.
She enjoyed camping, traveling, and collecting antiques.
Survivors include her daughters, Joni Lee Hargesheimer of Mitchell, Tamara Sebastian of Mitchell, Jerri Lynn (Glen) Baker of Mitchell; long time partner, Kenny Parsons of French Lick; 3 grandsons; 1 great grandson
Her mother, Effie Belle Brim; father; husband; and siblings, Junalee Dorsett, James Lindsey, and Harold Lindsey, and granddaughter, Natalie Moldrem, preceded her in death.
Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Monday, February 5, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Dr. Robert C. Courson officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from noon until the service on Monday at the funeral home.
Casketbearers: James Tyler Russell, Jerek Carl Johnson, Brayton Scott Baker, Glen A. Baker, Jimmy Sebastain, and B. J. Hayse.
Memorial Gifts can be made in Margaret memory to the Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com
Clarice Isabell Hitchcock Mitchell – Bedford
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September 22, 1919 – January 31, 2018
Clarice Isabell Hitchcock Mitchell was born 22 September, 1919 in Indian Springs, IN to Odes and Mary Ethel Faris Hitchcock. She became a member of the Indian Springs United Methodist Church in early life and years later moved her membership to the First United Methodist Church of Bedford, IN.
She graduated from Trinity Springs High School, Central Normal College at Danville, IN and Indiana State
University at Terre Haute, IN.
She married Harold C. Mitchell in 1941, and he preceded her in death. They Had celebrated their 50th anniversary in 1991.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Michael Wayne Mitchell, A granddaughter, Carrie Mae Mitchell, and a brother, Arnold Hitchcock.
Survivors include a son, Philip Harold Mitchell (Judy), of Bedford and a daughter, Janice Mitchell Bedwell (Rex Dennis), of Carbon. Grandchildren include Kim Mitchell Ray (Kyle) and Philip Scott Mitchell (Barbara), of Bedford, Thomas Wayne Mitchell (Corlan), Timothy Michael Mitchell (Tracy), Carol Marie Crum, and Troy Matthew Mitchell (Nicole), of Crawfordsville, and Kristen Bedwell Beasley (Martin), of Brazil. Great-grandchildren are Michael Riley Watts (Kiley), Hope Crum, Faith Crum, Tyler Crum, Mae Mitchell, Molly Marie Mitchell, Matt Mitchell, and Kale Mitchell, of Crawfordsville, Caleb Ray, Elijah Ray, Lauren Mitchell and Molly Clair Mitchell, of Bedford, Kaitlyn Mitchell of Charleston, SC, and Emma Grace Beasley, of Brazil. Step-grandchildren are Greg Garr and Logan Bailey, of Crawfordsville and Katie Fultz (Chris) and Kasey Fenstermaker, of Ft. Wayne. Great Great-granddaughter, Cora Fultz and step-great great-grandson, Cobi Fenstermaker, of Ft. Wayne also survive. She is also survived by nieces, Patsy Hitchcock Dye, of Shoals, Norma Hitchcock Thrasher, of Harrodsburg, a nephew, Edward Hitchcock, of Bloomington, and many other relatives.
Mrs. Mitchell began her teaching career at Pea Ridge School in Martin County, IN. She also taught at the Trinity
Springs, IN school as well as elementary schools in Williams, Dugger, Shoals and Fayetteville. Memberships have
included the Indiana State Teachers Association, the First United Methodist Churches in Indian Springs and
Bedford, the John Wallace Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Flinn, Guthrie, Speer
family association. She also volunteered at the Lawrence County Historical & Genealogical Museum. Her interests included traveling, reading, genealogy, quilting, crocheting, and working crossword puzzles.
The family would like to thank the staff at Bliss Place and Kindred Hospice for their care of her in her last illness.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Monday, February 5th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Lee Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 4th and from 11 a.m. until the hour of service on Monday, February 5th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to the Lawrence County Community Foundation in support of the Lawrence County Museum.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.
Wayne Edward Raines – Denver
January 25, 1938 – January 28, 2018
Wayne Edward Raines, 80, of Denver Colorado, formerly of Bedford, passed away in California on January 28th.
Born January 25, 1938 in Bedford, he was the son of Joe Raines and Pearl Mae (Clements) Raines. He married Patricia Jean “Patty” Fender on October 21, 1959 and she survives. He was a graduate of Bedford High School, class of 1958 and was a Machinist and Inspector for Martin-Lockheed in Denver, CO and Sunnyvale, CA. He was a member of the Park Victoria Baptist Church in San Jose and the Baptist Church in Denver.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia of Sacramento, CA; three sons, Timothy Raines (Debbie) of Sacramento, CA,
Rodney Raines (Glenda) of Manteca, CA, Joshua Raines (Angie) of Vista, CA; seven grandchildren, Josie, Wesley, Kimmy, Juliana, Chandler, Daniel, Alicia Raines; a sister, Doris Early of Orlando, FL; one brother, Doyle Raines of Crawfordsville, IN.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Geraldine and Connie Sue; two brothers, Robert Dale Raines and Joe Raines, Jr.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 3, 2018 in the Elmwood Chapel of Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Leatherwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the hour of service on Saturday.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.
Margaret Ann Peyton – Bedford
Margaret Ann Peyton, 81, passed away Thursday at her residence.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.