Lena Carol (Guess) Camp – Mitchell
February 22, 1950 – January 21, 2019
Lena Carol (Guess) Camp, 68, of Mitchell, died at 11:45 a.m. on Monday, January 21, 2019, at her residence.
Born February 22, 1950, in Hot Spring County, Arkansas, she was the daughter of Lewis A. and Doris (Davis) Guess.
She married Robert Camp in Malvern, Hot Springs County, Arkansas and he survives. She was employed at Bedford
Nursing Home (CORE) where she rose from Nurse’s Aide to Social Services Director before her health curtailed her
involvement in the Spring of 2000. She was a member of the Southland Church of Christ where she was active in
several evangelical programs. She had served on the board of SICIL and consulted with the Medical Center on patient
activities for a period.
Survivors include her husband, Robert, of Mitchell; a son, Robert L. Camp, II and wife, Lisa; a daughter Gina Margaret
Camp; six grandchildren, Lindsay, Andrew, Gracie, Madison, Lillia, and Tyler; two great-grandchildren, Audrianna and Vera; a sister, Mattie Ann Long, of Waverly, TX; a brother, Gilbert L. Guess, of Mena, AR.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a child (in infancy), and a sister.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m.on Saturday, January 26 in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Bud Smith officiating. Visitation will be from Noon until the hour of service on Saturday, January 26 at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
Family and friends may express condolences at wwwdaycarter.com.
Kenneth Haws – Bedford
May 17, 1928 – January 20, 2019
Kenneth Haws, 90, of Bedford, died at 7:15 pm on Sunday, January 20, 2019.
Born May 17, 1928, in Lawrence Co., he was the son of Joseph Elliott and Martha (Ingle) Haws. He married Carolyn Ann Fields in May 1952 and she preceded him in death in February 1971. He later married Erma (Chenault) Dalton in December 1975 and she survives. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving as a forward observer during the Korean War. After serving four years, he was honorably discharged as a Sergeant First Class. He was the owner-operator of Kenny’s Tractor Sales, a Case dealership, for 20 years servicing all of Lawrence County and surrounding counties. He then began farming full time. From 1996 to 2001 he became an advisor, sounding board, landscaper, and friend to Eagle Point Golf Resort during the rebuilding process at that time. He was known to all as Papaw.
An avid gardener, he was well known for the numerous Elephant Ear plants in his yard. Living near the Bedford Post Office, he shared his love of tropical plants with everyone.
Survivors include his wife, Erma, of Bedford; two daughters, Susan Brennan and husband, Charles Hostetter, of Brownsburg and Melanie Hacker, of Bedford; a step-daughter, Cindy Turner and husband, Kent, of Bedford; six grandchildren, Jason Turner, Christy Toll, Samantha Renner and husband, Matt, Nicholas Hacker, Jobie Hacker, and Carolyn Hacker; five great-grandchildren, Alex and Abbi Turner, Emerson Toll, Kaysin Hacker, and Everett Renner.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, a grandson, Brandon Runkle, and siblings, William Haws,
Geraldine Padgett and Jim Haws.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 24th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Johnny Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Leatherwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, January 23rd at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services.
On May 4, 2019, beginning at 1 p.m., please come by his home and accept a part of his legacy by taking and maintaining an elephant ear, some flower seeds or bulbs to enjoy and remember him at your home.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.
Deborah Kay Buetel – Mitchell
October 17, 1961 – January 19, 2019
Deborah Kay Buetel, 57, of Mitchell, passed away Saturday, January 19, 2019, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.
Born October 17, 1961, in Paoli, she was the daughter of Jack and Wanda Sue (Flick) Reynolds. She married John Russell Buetel December 16, 1995.
Deborah was a member of the Orleans Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include her husband, John Buetel of Mitchell; mother, Wanda Carmichael of Paoli; siblings, John Reynolds of Mitchell, Mike Reynolds of Paoli, Richard Flick of Florida
Her father and sister, Barbara Reynolds, preceded her in death.
Graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 23, at Mitchell Cemetery with Reverend Jerry Richardson officiating. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. Tuesday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com