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    Sandra Sue VanMeter

    BEDFORD – Sandra Sue VanMeter, 69, passed away Friday, August 16, at her residence. Born August 26, 1949, in Shoals, she was the daughter of Harry William Jones and Violet Marie (Holt) Roberts.  She married Charles Michael VanMeter February 21, 2004. Sandra had been a truck driver, delivered motor homes, and lastly worked at PRD. Surviving:husband,Charles Michael VanMeter of Bedfordsons,Marty Johnson of BedfordKevin Johnson of Bedfordmother,Violet Marie Roberts of French Lickgrandchildren,Marty, David, and Tinagreat grandchildren,Hunter, Lakea, Braxton, and Haileysiblings, Judy Wilson of Liberty, Kentucky Ronnie Jones of French LickDebbie Smith of Shoals  Her father; son, David Eugene Johnson; step daughter, Rosemarie VanMeter; and siblings, William Jones, Kenneth Jones, Connie Duncan,…

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    Lloyd Daniel Kacher

    BEDFORD – Lloyd Daniel Kacher, 57, passed away Thursday, August 15, at his residence. Born November 9, 1961, in Gary, he was the son of John and Annabeth (Christy) Kacher.  He married Carla Ann Kendall February 14, 1981. Lloyd retired from Mitchell Community Schools and took a lot of pride in his work.  He graduated from Mitchell High School in 1980.  He loved his family and friends. Surviving:wife, Carla Kacher of Bedfordchildren,Andrew Kacher of BedfordStephanie (Jason) Stinson of Orleansgrandchildren,Jocelyn Kacher, Tristan Stinson and Callum Stinsonsiblings,Ray (Janie) Kacher of MerrillvilleAlice (Joe) McFadden of BedfordBridget (Larry) Sanders of Mitchell  His parents and sister, Roxanne Gilbert, preceded him in death. Funeral service will…

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    Danny Lee Compton

    MITCHELL – Danny Lee Compton, 70, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Born December 12, 1948, in Paoli, he was the son of James H. and Elsie Juanita (Hopper) Compton.  He married Sue Alice Polley December 11, 1981. Danny was employed at Crane Army Ammunition Activity.  He graduated from Mitchell High School in 1967, established two convenient stores, was owner of Woodsferry Café, and did title work.  Danny was a hard-working man and enjoyed golfing and fishing.  He loved to teach his grandchildren to fish.  Danny was a U. S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Surviving:wife,Sue Compton of Mitchellchildren, Julia Halligan of Poughkeepsie,…

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    Jyl Ann Harrison

    LOOGOOTEE – Jyl Ann Harrison, 55, passed away Monday, August 5, 2019, at her residence. Born August 24, 1963, in Washington, she was the daughter of Robert and Patricia (Harker) Ziegler.  She married Derek Dewayne Harrison October 15, 1983, and he preceded her in death January 25, 2008. Jyl was a licensed practical nurse and had been employed at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital, StoneBridge Health Campus, and Garden Villa.  She was a member of ASPCA and American Quarter Horse Association and a lover of horses and dogs.  Jyl loved her kids and grandkids and would do anything for them. Surviving:children,Andrea Michelle Harrison of WashingtonNathan Robert (Ashley) Harrison of LoogooteeEric…

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    Lowell Thomas Milligan

    MITCHELL – Lowell Thomas “Tom” Milligan, 84, passed away Friday, August 2, 2019, at his residence. Born June 23, 1935, in Mitchell, he was the son of Dick and Goldie (Holt) Milligan.  He married Lorraine Kay Leavitt June 2, 1957, and she preceded him in death October 24, 2015. Tom retired from the U. S. Army with 24 ½ years of service and was a member of American Legion Post No. 250.  He was a farmer and enjoyed woodworking, gardening, western movies, and his beagles, Annabelle, Tippy Louise, and Bo. Surviving:daughters,Wendy Susan Milligan of MitchellCynthia Ann Milligan of MitchellBrenda Katherine Milligan of MitchellTammy Lynn Dwyer of Mitchellgrandson,Richard Thomas Milligan of…

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    Bonnie Mae Conley

    MITCHELL – Bonnie Mae Conley, 90, passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019, at StoneBridge Health Campus in Bedford. Born March 14, 1929, in Orange County, she was the daughter of David H. and Nellie M. (Smith) Edwards.  She married Harrison Conley May 11, 1947, and he preceded her in death February 22, 2010. Bonnie was a homemaker and loved to be outdoors and travel.  She was a member of the Mitchell Church of Christ and was a very caring and special person. Surviving:daughter,Victoria “Vicky” (Andy) Dunwoody of Mitchellgranddaughters,Denise (Jody) Ingram of MitchellStephanie (Curt) Brown of Crawfordsvillegreat grandchildrenHannah UnderhillReece IngramJaron Roche Her parents; husband; and siblings, Mary Summers, Emory Edwards, Raymond…

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    Rebecca Ann Osborne

    MITCHELL – Rebecca Ann Collins Osborne, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born February 8, 1971, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Harrison and Pamela (Connell) Collins. Rebecca was a hair stylist for 38 years and started arranging flowers 42 years ago at the age of 16.  She turned into one of the best florists in town.  Rebecca worked at the Mitchell Post Office for several years until she was injured in an accident. She then returned to being a hair stylist and florist, and even worked at Flower Cottage when they needed help. She was talented in most everything. …

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    Danny Gene Moody, Sr.

    Danny Gene Moody, 74, Loogootee, passed away Sunday, July 28, at his home surrounded by family. He was born April 2, 1945 to Garnet and Elva (Gordon) Moody in Anderson, Indiana. He married the love of his life, Wanda (Marshall) Moody on December 12, 1964, and she survives. God blessed them with five children, as well as a granddaughter to raise. Danny graduated from Bedford High school in 1963. He then joined the Indiana National Guard and served active duty from 1963 to 1969. He enjoyed a career in skilled trades at GM in Bedford. He retired in 2001 and was able to devote more time to his favorite hobby,…

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    Tina Leah Tyree

    MITCHELL – Tina Leah Tyree, 55, passed away Friday, July 26, 2019, at Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington. Born September 22, 1963, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Thomas and Mabel (Worley) Jones.  She married Gregory Dean Tyree December 17, 1983. Tina was owner and operator of Tina’s Back Porch Custom Primitive Crafts.  She graduated in 1981 from Bedford-North Lawrence High School and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Tina was also a member of American Legion Post No. 250 Auxiliary and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107 Auxiliary.  Tina was a prolific creator of crafts and artwork.  She loved…

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    Carla Jean Gurnett

    WOODSTOCK, ILLINOIS – Carla Jean (Reynolds) Gurnett, 71, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019, peacefully at her home with family by her side. Born December 13, 1947, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Carl E. and Lavon (Cooper) Reynolds, Jr.  She married Dan Gurnett January 19, 1989. Carla was a homemaker and a 1965 graduate of Mitchell High School. Surviving:husband,Dan Gurnett of Woodstock, Illinoissons,William E. (Stephanie) Grissom III of Clarksville, TennesseeChad C. (Amber) Sheeks of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin5 grandchildrensiblings,Leetta J. (Mark) Cooper of BirdseyeGregory D. (Connie) Reynolds of Mitchelland her faithful lap dog, Chica Her parents and siblings, Jackie Shelton and Kevin Reynolds, preceded her in death. Cremation was…

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    Ada Bernice Goff

    MITCHELL – Ada Bernice Goff, 84, passed away Friday, July 12, 2019, at Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington. Born March 28, 1932, in Jackson County, Michigan, she was the daughter of Earl and Ruth (Turk) Murphy. Ada was a retired restaurant owner. Surviving:granddaughter,Dawn M. Carter of Orleansgrandchildren,Davon Carter and Jesse Faingreat grandchildren,Macaylan Earl, Kiara Earl, and Aubree Earl Her parents and daughter, Rita Fain, preceded her in death. Cremation was chosen with no service.

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    Corey Joseph Allen

    BROWNSBURG – Corey Joseph Allen, 40, Brownsburg, passed away Thursday at his home. He was born June 1, 1979, in Massena, N.Y., to Keith E. and Virginia K. (Arquette) Allen. He married Amy Nicolai Oct. 15, 2011, and she survives. He was a dedicated daddy to Alainah Grace and Mason Joseph, both at home. He was so proud of them and was completely devoted to them. He was a 1997 graduate of Orleans High School. Corey worked as a heavy equipment operator for Miller Pipeline for more than 17 years. He was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 103. He loved animals and is survived by…

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    Don Hughes

    BEDFORD – Don Hughes, 89, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Mitchell Manor. Born January 14, 1930, in Brownsown, he was the son of Lester and Lois (Ritchison) Hughes Griffith.  He married Annavieve Carter May 18, 1952, and she preceded him in death. November 3, 1965.  His second marriage was to Nettie Stevens September 11, 1978. Don retired from General Motors, had also been employed at Carpenter Body Works, and served as a policeman for the City of Mitchell.  He was a U. S. Army veteran and a member of American Legion Post No. 250.  Don enjoyed fishing, hunting, and trapping. Surviving:wife,Nettie Hughes of Bedforddaughters, Rhea Dawn (Bill) Brinson…

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    Shirley Mae Bright

    BEDFORD – Shirley Mae Bright, 86, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born January 31, 1933, in Chicago, Illinois, she was the daughter of Julius and Phoebe (Tagge) Moellenkamp. Shirley had been a farmer and was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church. Surviving:children, Iris Graff of Bedford Annie Hulka of Wisconsin Phillip Charles Cox of Montana4 grandchildren 3 great grandchildren Her parents and daughter, Berrine Bright, preceded her in death. Cremation was chosen with no visitation

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    Bonnie (Tully) Costin

    , BEDFORD – Bonnie (Tully) Costin, 100, formerly of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, passed away Monday, July 15, 2019, at StoneBridge Health Campus. Born April 9, 1919, in Union County, Illinois, she was the daughter of Chesley Miles and Susie Jane (Hill) Tully. Bonnie served as Butler County Deputy Clerk in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, where she was a member of the Collins Chapel General Baptist Church.  She attended the First Assembly of God Church in Bedford.  She enjoyed quilting, sewing, and walking her dogs.  Bonnie taught Sunday school for many years, and always sent cards and encouraging letters. Surviving:children,Deanna Faye (Bryce) Willis of Warrensburg, MissouriMary Jane Bruce of Ash Grove, MissouriBonnie…

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    Katherine Sue (Costin) Stroud

    BEDFORD – Katherine Sue (Costin) Stroud, 66, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at her residence. Born February 21, 1953, in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, she was the daughter of Alfred and Bonnie (Tully) Costin.  She married John Robert Stroud III March 1, 1975, and he preceded her in death December 12, 2018. She retired from MISO where she was manager of information technology and previously worked at Indiana University Health in Bloomington over 20 years.  Katherine enjoyed weaving and quilting.   She loved a variety of music, theater, art, traveling, and spending time with her grandkids.  Katherine was a member of the First Assembly of God Church where she served as…

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    Alan Lee Wood

    MITCHELL – Alan Lee Wood, 73, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington. Born February 9, 1946, in Mitchell, he was the son of Lowell and Betty Jane (Cook) Wood.  He married Cheryl McKinney June 14, 1968. Alan retired from Mitchell Community Schools where he served as a very loved teacher, football and track coach, and administrator.  He was a 1964 graduate of Mitchell High School, a 1968 graduate of Indiana State University, and received his administrative license from Indiana University.  Alan attended the First Baptist Church. He enjoyed his grandkids, and always liked talking to everyone.  After retirement, friends knew where to…

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    Donna Kay “Mom” Lane

    MITCHELL – Donna Kay “Mom” (White) Lane, 78, passed away at 8:00 a.m. Monday, July 8, 2019, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Born July 20, 1940, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Hubert and Flora Irene (Hoopingarner) White. She married Jesse “J.B.” Lane August 17, 1957, and he preceded her in death on July 11, 2016. Donna Kay worked 18 years at Dana Corporation. She enjoyed camping, cooking, and quilting. Surviving: children, David (Tammy) Lane of Mitchell Robert (Betty) Lane of Mitchell Jim (Michelle) Lane of Mitchell daughter-in-law, Beth Johnson of Medora grandsons, Bradley David Lane of Mitchell Jesse Dale Lane of Mitchell siblings, Brenda Sue (Larry) Jaggers…

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    Brian Keith Pridemore

    ORLEANS – Brian Keith Pridemore, 56, passed away Monday, July 1, 2019, at University of Louisville Hospital. Born November 2, 1962, in Lawrence County, he was the son of John and Catherine (Grissom) Pridemore.  He married Joni Rae Tanksley November 10, 2001. Brian was a laborer. Surviving:wife, Joni Pridemore of Orleanschildren,Whitney (Boston) Weddle of BedfordJames Bradford of OrleansJessica Pridemore of OrleansJon Pridemore of BedfordJay Pridemore of Orleans7 grandchildren His parents and son, Derrick Pridemore, preceded him in death. Cremation was chosen with no service.

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    Gearry George Hancock

    MITCHELL – Gearry George Hancock, 73, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019, surrounded by family and friends at his residence. Born May 30, 1946, in Bedford, he was the son of Milton O. “Pete”   and Edna M. (Lucas) Hancock. He married Beverlee Kay King April 9, 1965. Gearry was employed at Hancock Construction Company and for several years he worked for P. F. Environmental located at Lehigh Cement Plant.  He served on the City of Mitchell Fire Department for 47 years and was a graduate of Mitchell High School in 1964.  Gearry enjoyed helping others and being with family and friends. Surviving:wife,Beverlee Hancock of Mitchelldaughter,Cynthia (Brian) Rainey of Mitchellgrandsons, Mitchell…

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    Rayburn Lee Bush

    ORLEANS – Rayburn Lee Bush, 64, formerly of Bedford, passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at Indiana University Health Paoli Hospital. Born July 27, 1954, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Charles C. and Naomi R. (Stewart) Bush. He married Jan Antionette “Toni” Fleetwood July 17, 1993, and she preceded him in death January 17, 2013. Rayburn had been employed at Lawrence County Equipment.  He was a member of Lawrence County ABATE and Bedford Boat and Sportsman Club.  Rayburn loved riding motorcycles, camping, racing, singing and playing the guitar, and spending time with family and friends. Rayburn served in the Indiana National Guard and was a Rifle M-16…

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    Harry R. “Bud” Caraway

    PAOLI – Harry Richard “Bud” Caraway, 79, passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at Paoli Health and Living Community. Born February 9, 1940, in Martin County, he was the son of Harry and Esther (Mathena) Caraway.  He married Mary Alice (Martin) Riester March 5, 2010. Bud retired from White Castle with 18 years of service.  He had also worked at Essex.  Bud attended the Paoli United Methodist Church and the Paoli Pentecostal Church. His father gave him a guitar at age 12 and he enjoyed playing music.  He performed with the Jammers at Orleans Farmers Market and Lost River Market and Deli. Survivng:wife,Mary Alice Caraway of Paolichildren,Tammy CarawayLori CarawayDrew CarawayShannon…

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    Barbara Ellen Eckensberger

    MITCHELL – Barbara Ellen (Williams) Eckensberger, 83, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019, at her residence. Born January 12, 1936, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of William E. and Ellen Marie (Walker) Williams. Barbara retired as office manager at Spring Mill State Park where she served more than 30 years.  She graduated from Mitchell High School in 1954 and was a member of Jacob Finger United Methodist Church, Mitchell Senior Citizens, and was an inactive member of Tri Kappa.  Barbara loved her family deeply, endlessly, and unconditionally.  She enjoyed traveling to visit her children. Surviving:children,Jeffry Eckensberger (Robert Byrd) of IndianapolisJennifer Eckensberger of Jacksonville, FloridaJulie Eckensberger of BedfordJay (Karen) Eckensberger…

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    Donald Gordon Tincher

    MITCHELL — Donald Gordon Tincher, 87, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Born August 12, 1932, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Gilbert and Gladys (Tolbert) Tincher.  He married Norma Rose Watterson June 30, 1951. Donald retired from General Motors and graduated in 1950 from Huron High School. Donald was a U. S. Army veteran stationed in Colorado from 1952-1954. Surviving:wife,Norma Rose Tincher of Mitchellgrandchildren,Miranda AbelDarren Abel great grandchildrenBraxton Johnson, Bryson Gipson, Rilynn Abel, and Colton Abelsister,Peggy (James) Woods of Mitchelnephew,Warren Woods of Bedford                                         His parents and daughter, Angela Michelle Abel, preceded him in death. Funeral service will be at 2:00…

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    Teri Miles West

    ORLEANS –Teri Miles West, 75, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019. Born June 26, 1943, in Orleans, she was the daughter of William Miles and Grace (Terry) West. Teri was a graduate of Venice High School in Venice, Florida, attended Indiana University and later received an Associate Degree from State College of Florida in Bradenton, Florida. She was a member of the Lost River Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the American Legion Auxiliary. Teri was the Activity Director at Mitchell Manor for more than 20 years. She had a vivid imagination and held many events for the residents. After retiring she continued to volunteer at the…

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    Merrill Joe Crouch

    OOLITIC – Merrill Joe Crouch, 78, joined his Heavenly Father on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Born December 19, 1940, in Muncie, he was the son of Clarence and Hovenia (Maxfield) Crouch.  He married Marilyn Metcalf October 29, 1960, in Flint, Michigan. Merrill was a graduate of General Motors Institute and retired as an Industrial Engineer from Crane after 37 years.  He was a member of Grace Full Gospel Church, Bedford Masonic Lodge No. 14 F.&A.M., LaOrMa Shrine Club, White River Humane Society, Lions Club, and participated in a food ministry.  Merrill was an avid sports fan of basketball, football, and IU.  He coached Girls…

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    William Harrison Conley

    MITCHELL – William H. Conley, 71, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital. Born July 27, 1947, in Bedford, he was the son of Robert H. and Laura Ellen (Dumond) Conley. Bill was owner of Conley Trucking Company.  He was a veteran of the U. S. Army Airborne Special Forces. Surviving:son,Chris Conleybrother,Michael J. Conley of Canton, Georgia His parents; son, Michael Conley; and brother, Clifford Dean Conley, preceded him in death. Graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m.  Saturday, June 15, at Port William Cemetery with Brother Kris Beasley officiating.  Military honors will be accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign…

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    Mamie Lavon “Granny” Reynolds

    MITCHELL – Mamie Lavon “Granny” Reynolds, 91, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Mitchell Manor. Born September 14, 1927, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of  Dearl and Lucille (Edwards) Cooper.  She married Carl E. Reynolds August 21, 1946, and he preceded her in death October 9, 1986. Lavon was a homemaker, a people person, and always loved working at the Bookery.  She collected many donations for Samaritans Purse. Surviving:children,Carla Jean (Dan) Gurnette of Woodstock, IllinoisLeetta Joyce (Mark) Cooper of BirdseyeGregory D. (Connie) Reynolds of Mitchell10 grandchildren16 great grandchildren 3 great great grandchildrensister,Joyce Trafton of Lakeland, Florida                 Her parents; husband; children, Jacqueline “Jackie” Shelton and Kevin Edward Reynolds;…

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    Hugh Franklin Gesham

    MITCHELL – Hugh Franklin Gresham, 88, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington. Born July 30, 1930, in Lawrenceport, he was the son of David Earl and Myrtle Elizabeth (Smith) Gresham.  He married Georgia M. Neal August 9, 1947, and she preceded him in death April 9, 1999, after 51 years of marriage. Hugh retired from Mitchell Transport, Inc. in 1986.  He was a Polled Hereford farmer, school bus driver, and a woodworker.  Hugh was a member of Fishing Creek Chapel and Mitchell Masonic Lodge No. 228 F.&A.M. Surviving:daughters,Brenda  (Mark) McCammon of MitchelCarolyn (Jack) Zeeks of MitchellJody (Ted) Powell of Bloomingtongrandchildren,Michelle (Steve) Tincher,…

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    Kenneth Eugene Atchison

    BEDFORD – Kenneth Eugene Atchison, 77, formerly of Greensburg, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at his daughter’s residence. Born December 30, 1941, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Hubert and Georgia (White) Atchison.  Kenneth had been employed at Carpenter Body Works, Hughes Aircraft in California, and was district manager for Kocolene Oil Corporation.  He enjoyed fishing, squirrel and mushroom hunting, frog gigging, euchre, and NASCAR races. Kenneth was U. S. Army veteran. Surviving:childrenLinda (Troy) Axsom of BedfordKenneth (Debera) Atchison of GreensburgMelissa Atchison of FloridaTori Simpson of BedfordTravis Atchison of MitchellJosh (Allison) Atchison of Bedford4 grandchildren3 great grandchildrensiblings, Roland “Peanut” Atchison of MitchellDorothy (Don) Carroll of Mitchell His…

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    Mary Elizabeth Taylor

    SPRINGVILLE – Mary Elizabeth Taylor, 77, passed away Friday, May 24, 2019, at her residence. Born December 31, 1941, in Edwards, New York, she was the daughter of Clifford and Grace (Pierce) Taylor, Sr.  Mary was a homemaker and enjoyed crocheting, baking, cooking, and being with family. Surviving:children,Gina (Bill) Albrecht of New YorkArlene (Joe) Halsey of New YorkRichard (Billie Jo) Wood of New YorkRay Wood of FloridaCharlotte (Jason) Martin of Springville 8 grandchildren13 great grandchildrenbrothers,Clifford Taylor, Jr. of New YorkGeorge Taylor of New York Her parents and sister, Shirley Helfrich, preceded her in death. Cremation was chosen with burial at a later date in New York.

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    Gary Edwin Hedge

    MITCHELL – Gary Edwin Hedge, 69, passed away Friday, May 24, 2019, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Born November 10, 1949, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Clyde and Frances (Pierce) Hedge.  He married Anthonette “Grouchy” Baker September 18, 1971. Gary retired from Essex.  He graduated from Bedford High School in 1967 and enjoyed fishing.  Surviving:wife,Toni Hedge of Mitchellson,Jeremy Hedge of Mitchellgrandchildren,Jacob HedgeJordan HedgeMcKali Hedgesiblings,Robert Hedge of WilliamsStephen Hedge of Elizabethtown, KentuckyTony Hedge of BedfordRandy Hedge of BedfordRita Brooking of French Lick His parents preceded him in death. A graveside service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Mary 25, at Mitchell Cemetery.

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    Mark Anthony Terrell

    MITCHELL – Mark Anthony Terrell, 55, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019, at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford. Born September 29, 1963, in Lawrence County, he was the son of RC and Edith (Coulter) Terrell.  He married Shirley Louann Baldwin December 30, 1995. He was a fun, energetic, and loving father and grandfather. Surviving:wife,Shirley L. Terrell of Mitchelchildren,Michael Osborne of MitchellAshley Roach of BedfordStephanie Osborne of MitchellJustin Terrell of MitchellSavannah Potter of BedfordTia Brooking of Summerville, South CarolinaHope Terrell of MitchellRC Terrell of Mitchell21 grandchildrensiblings,Roger Terrell of BedfordMike Terrell of OrleansLeon Terrell of Mitchell His parents and brother, Robert Terrell, preceded him in death. The family will receive friends…

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    Mark Anthony Terrell

    MITCHELL – Mark Anthony Terrell, 55, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019, at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford. Born September 29, 1963, in Lawrence County, he was the son of RC and Edith (Coulter) Terrell.  He married Shirley Louann Baldwin December 30, 1995. He was a fun, energetic, and loving father and grandfather. Surviving:wife,Shirley L. Terrell of Mitchelchildren,Michael Osborne of MitchellAshley Roach of BedfordStephanie Osborne of MitchellJustin Terrell of MitchellSavannah Potter of BedfordTia Brooking of Summerville, South CarolinaHope Terrell of MitchellRC Terrell of Mitchell21 grandchildrensiblings,Roger Terrell of BedfordMike Terrell of OrleansLeon Terrell of Mitchell His parents and brother, Robert Terrell, preceded him in death. The family will receive friends…

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    Phyllis Ilene Patton

    MITCHELL – Phyllis Ilene Patton, 82, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Paoli Health and Living Community. Born June 1, 1936, in Oolitic, she was the daughter of Jefferson and Zelphia (Coulter) Henderson.  She was married to Kenny Patton and he preceded her in death. Phyllis had been employed 20 years at Ted’s Drive-in.  She was a member of Order of Eagles Lodge No. 654 Auxiliary.  Phyllis was very energetic and enjoyed landscaping and collecting Turner dolls and Longaberger baskets. Surviving:children,Betty Hancock of MitchellBlake Yeary of Fort RitnerRobert Canfield of Mitchellgrandchildren,Tiffany Jones of BedfordWilliam Jones of HuronDarci Hancock of MitchellNick Hancock of MitchellKris Canfield of BedfordKeisha Canfield of BedfordAmber…

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    Chelsea Elane Cooper

    MITCHELL – Chelsea Elane Cooper, 27, passed away Friday, May 10, 2019, in Mitchell. Born January 1, 1992, in Bedford, she was the daughter of David Michael and Cathy Ann (Lane) Cooper. Chelsea was employed at Living Well Home Care.  Surviving:children,Kyson Cooper and Marlee Kirk of Mitchell, whom she loved very muchparents,David and Diane Cooper of MitchellCathy Ann Cooper and Thomas Poe of Mariongrandparents,Cliff and Gloria Compton of PaoliDonnie and Linda Dunn of MitchellCharles Cooper of MitchellBarbara Knight of Mitchellsiblings, Megan Terrell of MarionCarley Cooper of MarionMicah Cooper of Mitchelluncle and aunt,Darrin and Ruthie Lane of MitchellcousinMarisa Lane of Ooliticnieces and nephews,Grayson Taylor, Averyl Maldonado, Arlo Terrell, and Ainslee Terrell…

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    Roberta Jean Freeman

    MITCHELL – Roberta Jean Freeman, 89, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at Mitchell Manor. Born May 27, 1929, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Noah Sampson and Bessie Mae (Tolbert) Grimes.  She married Rex Albert Freeman November 25, 1950, and he preceded her in death January 10. 2006. Roberta had been a telephone operator during the World War II and was a homemaker.  She attended the Mitchell Church of the Nazarene and was a graduate of Mitchell High School in 1947.  Roberta loved birds, crocheting, reading, puzzles, and spending time with her grandchildren. Surviving:children,C. Mark (Ila) Freeman of MitchellTaylor St. John of ChicagoGail Elizabeth (Martin) Miller of…