November 14, 2018

Leonard Dale Bex
April 18, 1940 – November 13, 2018
Leonard Dale Bex, 78, passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018, in Martin County.
Born April 18, 1940 in Lawrence County, he was the son of Archie and Ida Annice (Dumond) Bex. He married Brenda Kay Simpson on June 12, 1960.
Dale retired from NSWC Crane after 43 years. He graduated from Huron High School in 1958. Dale was a member of a geocaching club. He enjoyed his grandchildren, traveling, tinkering, NASCAR, and IU Basketball.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Kay Bex of Mitchell; children, Kevin Dale (Sheila) Bex of Mitchell, Kimberly Dawn Shelton of Bloomington, and Kyle David (Holly) Bex of Williams; grandchildren, Justin Dale (Keira) Bex, Ryan Scott (Stevie) Shelton, Tyler Raice Bex, Alyssa Dawn Shelton, Kaitlyn Janae Shelton, Laken Elizabeth Bex, and Aiden Keith Bex; great-grandson, Watson Kyle Dale Shelton; step-great-grandchildren, Zoey and Oliver; siblings, Bob (Pam) Bex of Mitchell and Linda Bex of Bedford.
His parents and sisters, Susie Meek and Donna Kay Meadows, preceded him in death.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday, November 16 at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. A graveside service will follow at Huron Cemetery.
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Kathleen Anderson – Bedford
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December 31, 1928 – November 13, 2-18
Kathleen Anderson, 89, of Bedford, passed away at 12 noon on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at her residence.
She was born December 31, 1928, in Lawrence County to Edward Moore and Bernice (Troy) Moore Bobbitt. She married Raymond “Buck” Anderson on June 16, 1948, and he preceded her in death on September 8, 1988.
Survivors include one daughter, Susan Hanns of Bedford; two sons, Stuart Anderson and Dale (Joy) Anderson, both of Bedford; 7 grandchildren, Amanda (Shawn) Mansfield, Jason (Erin) Anderson, Lauren Hanns, Sarah Thomas, Erin (Rich) McCracken, Brett (Casey) Lemons, and Brandi (Ryan) Embree; 13 great-grandchildren; a brother, Charles Carter Bobbitt of Seymour; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by an infant daughter Donna Joyce, her parents, her husband, 3 brothers: Delbert Rodenberger, James Rodenberger, and William Lee Bobbitt; and 2 sisters, Lois Douglas, and Cynthia Annice Reynolds.
Kathleen was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bedford.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes with Pastor Nathan Sundt officiating with burial to follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the 1 p.m. service on Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church in Bedford through the funeral home.
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