Obituary: Doris C. Fountain

March 19, 1926 – February 1, 2021

Doris C. (Blackburn) Fountain, 94, of Bedford. died at 2:32 p.m. on Monday, February 1, 2021, at the Stonebridge Health Campus in Bedford.

Born March 19, 1926, in Bedford, IN, she was the daughter of Cyrus and Mabel (Fortner) Blackburn. She married John W. Fountain on November 21, 1947, and he preceded her in death on May 11, 2010. She was a homemaker and a member of the Leatherwood Christian Church. Doris was also a co-owner of the Dairy Barn Ice Cream Shop in Bedford.

Survivors include two sons: John W. Fountain, II and his wife, Debbie of Paoli, and Jerry Lee Blackburn Fountain and his wife, June of Bedford; a daughter, Susan Gayle Cessna and her husband James of Mitchell; five grandchildren, Heather Cessna Stigall and Jeremy of Bedford, Erin Fountain of Orleans, Paul Fountain & Janice of Bedford, Bryan Fountain and Austin of Bedford, Lindsay Fountain Wilson and Ben of Ellettsville; six great-grandchildren, Seth, Abigail, and Jase Fountain, Heather Haley Stigall, Caleb, and Logan Wilson; two brothers, Russell Blackburn and Donald Blackburn both of Bedford, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, John W. Fountain, and her sister, Ruth Emmert.

Graveside services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 6, 2021, at Cresthaven Memory Gardens with Pastor Sherman Thomas officiating.

In accordance with CDC guidelines, masks and social distancing are required. Attendance is limited to 50 people at a time.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that friends consider memorial
contributions are made in Doris’ memory to the Lawrence County 4-H Council.

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