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    Mary Elizabeth (Morgan) Cornwell-Clem

    MITCHELL – Mary Elizabeth Cornwell-Clem, 78, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at her residence. Born June 3, 1941, in English, she was the daughter of George Thomas and Helen Marie (Lemmon) Morgan. She married Tommy Delmont Cornwell August 31, 1973, and he preceded her in death February 6, 2010. Her next marriage was to Fredrick Lynn Clem December 28, 2016. Mary had been employed at Lonnie’s Restaurant. She was a member of the Mitchell Wesleyan Church and attended the Bride of Christ Fellowship. Mary was a social butterfly, enjoyed bluegrass music, and was a member of the Red Hat Society. Survivors include her husband, Fredrick Clem of Mitchell; daughters,…

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    Mary Elizabeth Kirkman

    MITCHELL – Mary Elizabeth Kirkman, 85, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Mitchell Manor. Born June 6, 1934, in Lancaster, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Tommie L. and Fannie E. (Naylor) Broaddus.  She married the love of her life, James R. Kirkman August 16, 1981, and he preceded her in death March 4, 2017. Mary worked as a bookkeeper, bank teller, and office manager.  Her hobbies were working in her yard and gardens, and watching the Koi in their pond.  She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. Mary’s surviving family includes one daughter and two sons of Muncie; one stepdaughter; one stepson; several grandchildren, step grandchildren, and…

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    Kevin Joe Cauble

    MITCHELL – Kevin Joe Cauble, 50, passed away Saturday, January 11, 2020, at his residence. Born August 18, 1969, in Bedford, he was the son of Clifford Lee and Marilyn Madge (Chastain) Cauble. Kevin had been employed at General Electric and Kimble International.  He was a 1989 graduate of Mitchell High School and a member of American Legion Post No. 250. Surviving:daughter, Cindy Marie Caublesiblings,Lonnie (Robin) Cauble of MitchellCynthia Hammack of El Paso, Texas His parents preceded him in death. Funeral service will be at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, January 16, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Jerry Allen officiating.  Cremation will follow with…

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    Kevin Scott Bowden

    MITCHELL – Kevin Scott Bowden, 53, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020, at his residence. Born November 11, 1966, in Bedford, he was the son of Jerry Albert and Sharon Kay (Asbury) Bowden. Kevin was employed in construction. Surviving:children,Justin Scott Bowden of MitchellTimothy Joe Page Bowden of Fayetteville Carrie Renee Tolbert of Mitchell 8 grandchildren His parents; daughter, Jennifer Kay Bowden; and brother, Jerry Craig Bowden, preceded him in death. Graveside service will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 14,  at Mitchell Cemetery.

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    Cyndia Lou Wright

    BEDFORD — Cyndia Lou Wright, 77, passed away Friday, January 10, 2020, at the home of her daughter in Destin, Florida. Born April 20, 1942, in Oolitic, she was the daughter of Orval “Doc” and Helen (Chenault) Hollars.  She married Richard Max Wright, Sr. October 27, 1962, and he preceded her in death February 11, 2018. Cyndia retired from Edgewood Clinic.  She graduated from Tunnelton High School in 1960 and was a member of Clearview Baptist Church.  Cyndia enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Surviving:daughter,Shelli (Steve) Warren of Destin, Floridason,Richard Max (Christine) Wright, Jr. of Zionsvillegrandchildren,Asheli Bridwell, Katie Wright, Derek Wright, Carson Wright, and Caleb Wright Her parents; husband; and…

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    Mary Margaret King

    MITCHELL – Mary Margaret King, 73, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020, at her residence. Born July 12, 1946, in Olney, Maryland, she was the son of Rupert Gilmore and Margaret Bell (Hartle) Anaheim.  She married William Francis King in 1963, and he preceded her in death. Mary was a homemaker and enjoyed horseback riding. Surviving:children,John David King of Mitchell Sherry Lanigan of Mitchell4 grandchildrensiblings,Sharon Darlene (Michael) Parish of Mitchell Rock Anaheim of Hagerstown, MarylandAnn Martin of Hagerstown, Marylandnephew,Kyle Parish Her parents; husband; son, Stephen King; and sister, Janice Shipe, preceded her in death. Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 13, at Haverly Funeral Chapel with Brother…

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    George Edwin Gentry

    MITCHELL – George Edwin Gentry, 83, completed his earthly journey Tuesday, January 7, 2019, at Mitchell Manor. He was brought into this world by Pleasant Eugene and Mildred Isabel (Selby) Gentry on May 7, 1936.   His first family consisted of Kay Gentry and Frank Gentry. He married Brenda Sue Ferguson September 2, 1956. George was a 1954 graduate of Bloomfield High School, received a B. S. in Education from Indiana University, and received his master’s degree from Michigan State University.  By God’s grace, guidance from his parents, and his involvement in Christian Youth Services, George became a community leader, elder of Fishing Creek Christian Church, and an educational administrator retiring…

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    Dixie Joy Jones

    BEDFORD – Dixie Joy Jones, 71, passed away Monday, January 6, 2020, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Born October 3, 1948, in Bloomington, she was the daughter of Charles R. and Tava K. (Bruner) Elkins.  She married Daniel Dale Jones July 18, 1969. Dixie was a high school teacher for 35 years at Covenant Christian School and each student was special to her.  Dixie was a minister’s wife, loved her family, and was a member of Grace Tabernacle Apostolic Church. Surviving:husband,Daniel Jones of Bedfordchildren, Nicholas Rey Jones of BloomingtonAngela Ellyn Jones of BedfordKatrina Danielle Jones of Indianapolissiblings, Dexter Jed (Sue) Elkins of BloomingtonDouglas Jerome (Nanette) Elkins of Murfreesboro, TennesseeDuffe…

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    Della Roxanna Valdes

    MITCHELL – Della Roxanne Valdes, 70, passed away Saturday, January 4, 2020, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital. Born October 11, 1949, in Columbus, Ohio, she was the daughter of Charles and Edna (Miller) Estepp. Della had been employed at Mitchell Manor as a certified nursing assistant.  She loved playing bingo and being with her grandchildren. Surviving:daughter,Treva Estepp-Kline of Mitchell4 grandchildrensisters,Judy Evans of Louisville, KentuckyTreva Estepp of Ohio Her parents and sisters, Alma Bell and Sheila Brent, preceded her in death. Cremation was chosen with no service.

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    Evelyn Maxine Worley

    MITCHELL – Evelyn “Maxine” Worley, was born April 25, 1924, in Mitchell to Rice and Grace (Barlow) Blackerby.  She married Elmer “Tony” Worley February 8, 1947, and he preceded her in death January 14, 2010, after 63 years of marriage. She went to her eternal resting home on December 27, 2019, surrounded by family at her daughter’s home. Maxine is survived by: daughters, Chieta (Dale) Rightley of EllettsvilleRhonda (Tom) Harrell of Lexington, KentuckyWynola “Odie” (Verl) Taylor of BedfordDeb DeLong of Jacksonville, FloridaJan (Jerry) Fortner of Bedfordas well as grandchildren,Mark (Tony) Lewis of East Hampton, New YorkMarty (Monica) Lewis of IndianapolisMichelle (Shane) Henderson of Lexington, KentuckyTroy (Roxane) Callahan of ParagonTrisha Callahan (Jason)…

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    Cody Todd Roberts

    MITCHELL – Cody Todd Roberts, 29, passed away Wednesday, December 25, 2019, in Mitchell. Born September 11, 1990, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Ronnie Todd Roberts and Monica Nikki Lynn (Pruett) Gratzer. Cody was a self-employed mechanic and a 2009 graduate of Mitchell High School.  He was a volunteer firefighter for the City of Mitchell and enjoyed cars, trucks, fishing, and hunting.  Cody attended the Mitchell Church of the Nazarene. Survivors:children,Chance Isaac Reynolds of SpringvilleCooper Dale Roberts of MitchellMadison Mae Roberts of MitchellKylee Lynn Roberts of Mitchellmother and stepfather, Nikki and Dennis Gratzer of Mitchellfather,Ronnie Todd Roberts of Fayettevillemothers of his children, Amber Jenkins of OrleansShandi Reynolds…

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    Cody Todd Roberts

    MITCHELL – Cody Todd Roberts, 29, passed away Wednesday, December 25, 2019, in Mitchell. Born September 11, 1990, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Ronnie Todd Roberts and Monica Nikki Lynn (Pruett) Gratzer. Cody was a self-employed mechanic and a 2009 graduate of Mitchell High School.  He was a volunteer firefighter for the City of Mitchell and enjoyed cars, trucks, fishing, and hunting.  Cody attended the Mitchell Church of the Nazarene. Survivors:children,Chance Isaac Reynolds of SpringvilleCooper Dale Roberts of MitchellMadison Mae Roberts of MitchellKylee Lynn Roberts of Mitchellmother and stepfather, Nikki and Dennis Gratzer of Mitchellfather,Ronnie Todd Roberts of Fayettevillemothers of his children, Amber Jenkins of OrleansShandi Reynolds…

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    Cody Todd Roberts

    MITCHELL – Cody Todd Roberts, 29, passed away Wednesday, December 25, 2019, in Mitchell. Born September 11, 1990, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Ronnie Todd Roberts and Monica Nikki Lynn (Pruett) Gratzer. Cody was a self-employed mechanic and a 2009 graduate of Mitchell High School.  He was a volunteer firefighter for the City of Mitchell and enjoyed cars, trucks, fishing, and hunting.  Cody attended the Mitchell Church of the Nazarene. Survivors:children,Chance Isaac Reynolds of SpringvilleCooper Dale Roberts of MitchellMadison Mae Roberts of MitchellKylee Lynn Roberts of Mitchellmother and stepfather, Nikki and Dennis Gratzer of Mitchellfather,Ronnie Todd Roberts of Fayettevillemothers of his children, Amber Jenkins of OrleansShandi Reynolds…

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    Cody Todd Roberts

    MITCHELL – Cody Todd Roberts, 29, passed away Wednesday, December 25, 2019, in Mitchell. Born September 11, 1990, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Ronnie Todd Roberts and Monica Nikki Lynn (Pruett) Gratzer. Cody was a self-employed mechanic and a 2009 graduate of Mitchell High School.  He was a volunteer firefighter for the City of Mitchell and enjoyed cars, trucks, fishing, and hunting.  Cody attended the Mitchell Church of the Nazarene. Survivors:children,Chance Isaac Reynolds of SpringvilleCooper Dale Roberts of MitchellMadison Mae Roberts of MitchellKylee Lynn Roberts of Mitchellmother and stepfather, Nikki and Dennis Gratzer of Mitchellfather,Ronnie Todd Roberts of Fayettevillemothers of his children, Amber Jenkins of OrleansShandi Reynolds…

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    Billy Joe Porter

    MITCHELL – Billy Joe Porter, 63, passed away Saturday, December 21, 2019, at Mitchell Manor. Born December 5, 1956, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Gerald and Dorothy (Hopper) Porter.  He married Rose Marie Maple July 4, 1971. Billy retired from Dana Corporation and attended Fishing Creek Chapel. He enjoyed working on cars, guns, hunting, fishing, and woodworking. Surviving:wife, Rose Porter of Mitchellsons,Joe Allen (Natsaha) Porter of MitchellRichard Dale (Jennifer) Porter of Mitchellgrandchildren,Zachary Allen Porter, Timothy Lee Porter, Cody Aaron Porter, Alyssa Combs, Richard Dale Porter, Jr., Taylor Marie Porter, Tyler Dale Porter, Carina Jones, Shania Jones, Armando Jones, Isabella Purtlebaugh, and Lindsey Marie Pridemoregreat granddaughter,Paisley Grace Portersiblings,Richard…

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    Angela Caroline Atanacio

    MEDORA – Angela Caroline Atanacio, 88, passed away Sunday, December 15, 2019, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital. Born May 7, 1931, in Blacksburg, Virginia, she was the daughter of   George Albert and Clara Pauline (Kitchel) Johnson.  She married Daniel Atanacio September 8, 1979. Angela was a classification specialist for the U. S. Navy.  She was a member of the Oolitic United Methodist Church and was choir director, organist, and pianist.  She enjoyed gardening. Surviving:husband,Daniel Atanacio of Medoradaughters,Sherry Ann Pearce of North Branch, MinnesotaDanielle Alexandra Callahan of Lakewood, California6 grandchildren3 great grandchildren                                                     Her parents and sister, Sydney Lloyd, preceded her in death. Memorial service will be at 12:00 p.m.…

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    Billy Moore Carlisle

    MITCHELL – Billy Moore Carlisle, 87, passed away Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at Mitchell Manor. Born November 29, 1932, in Carroll County, Kentucky, he was the son of Shirley Lee and Effie (Banks) Carlisle.  He married Mary Evelyn Sproessig September 30, 1955. Billy retired from the Department of Natural Resources with 24 years of service and was property manager at Spring Mill State Park for 14 years.  He was a member of Fishing Creek Chapel, a Sagamore of the Wabash and a Kentucky Colonel.  Billy was a loyal fan of University of Kentucky and the New York Yankees. Surviving:wife,Mary Carlisle of Mitchellchildren, Chris Lyn (Kay) Carlisle of MitchellCheryl Lea (Mike)…

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    Wanda Elaine McKee

    MITCHELL – Wanda Elaine McKee, 68, passed away Monday, December 16, 2019, at Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington. Born May 19, 1951, in Muscatine, Iowa, she was the daughter of Junior Lee and Charlotte Ella Loraine (Stevens) McKee.   Wanda had been employed 17 years at Burger King.  She was an excellent cook and enjoyed gardening and yard work.  Surviving:             sons, Stephen Dean (Jessica) Jaggers, Jr. of Mitchell                                         Edward Russell Maxwell (Kammy) Jaggers of Fayetteville                 grandchildren, Sabastian Dean Jaggers, Andréa Renee Jaggers, Sabrina Paige                                         Jaggers, Serenity Rainn Jaggers, and Daiquiri Joseph-Lee                                         Jaggers                          brothers, James L. McKee of Mississippi                                         Curtis McKee of Bedford                                        …

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    Norma Gloria Zellner

    MITCHELL – Norma Gloria Zellner, 75, passed away Saturday, December 14, 2019, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital. Born March 12, 1944, in Chicago, Illinois, she was the daughter of Desire and Gloria (Black) Kutasi.  She married Larry Lee Zellner November 3, 1973. Norma was manager of an office supply store. Surviving:husband,Larry L. Zellner of Mitchell                         Her parents preceded her in death. Cremation was chosen with no service. Haverly Funeral Chapel was entrusted with arrangements.

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    William Lee Moore

    MITCHELL – William Lee Moore, 73, passed away Friday, December 13, 2019, at his residence. Born January 9, 1946, in Bedford, he was the son of Herbert G. “Doggie” and Eva Marie (Miller) Moore.  He married Nancy Marie Clayton June 12, 1971. Bill had been an elementary teacher at Mitchell Community Schools and was later employed at Mills Market and Jay-C Store. He was a 1964 graduate of Springs Valley High School, a 1970 graduate of Oakland City College, and received a master’s degree from Indiana University.  Bill was a member of the First Baptist Church and a 50 year member of Masonic Lodge No. 228 F. & A. M. …

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    Jessie Opal Hardin, Sr.

    PAOLI – Jessie Opal Hardin, Sr., passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2019, at his residence. Born April 8, 1947, in San Francisco, California, he was the son of Ochs and Frances Pauline (Grissom) Hardin, Sr.  He married Penny Sue Jones June 28, 1976. Jessie retired from Dana Corporation and was a member of Grace Tabernacle.  He was a U. S. Army veteran. Surviving:wife, Penny Hardin of Paolichildren, Amy Lynn Keith of MitchellJeremy Ross Hardin of OrleansJessie Opal Hardin, Jr. of Orleans8 grandchildren3 great grandchildrensiblings,Jackie Hardin of ArizonaDonnie Hardin of CaliforniaRosa Lee Vogt of Caseyville, IllinoisDiane Tincher of Shoals His parents and siblings, Ochs Hardin, Jr., Gene Hardin, Connie Stewart, Nancy…

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    Marcia Arlene Pruett

    MITCHELL – Marcia Arlene Pruett, 93, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at Mitchell Manor. Born May 22, 1926, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of George W. and Nellie (Love) Bush.  She married Kenneth E. Pruett September 27, 1947, and he preceded her in death March 26, 1988.  Marcia was a homemaker and enjoyed taking care of her grandbabies.    She was a member of Jacob Finger United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women.  Marcia was a 1944 graduate of Mitchell High School. Surviving:son, Gary (Donna) Pruett of Mitchellgranddaughters,Amy (Richard) Coleman of Knoxville, TennesseeMelissa VanAntwerp of Annandale, VirginiaLaura VanAntwerp of Annandale, VirginiaSarah (Phillip) Ashley of Alexandra, VirginiaBetsy (Bill) Wolf of…

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    Ralph Eugene Holler

    MITCHELL — Ralph Eugene Holler, 88, passed away Monday, December 2, 2019, at Mitchell Manor. Born April 8, 1931, in Saltillo, he was the son of Otho and Ida (Clark) Holler.  The mother of his children was Dorothy Purlee whom he married on June 15, 1951, and she died March 9, 2016.   His second marriage was to Martha J. (Jolliff) Brooks October 8, 1967, and she preceded him in death April 19, 2017. Ralph retired from Carpenter Body Works and delivered school buses all over the United States.  He owned R&M Bicycle Shop.  Ralph was a member of the Quaker Church, and enjoyed traveling, especially on trains. Surviving:children,Charles (Susie) Holler…

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    Amel Dee Robertson

    WILLIAMS – Amel Dee Robertson, 59, passed away Thursday, November 28, 2019, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Born January 21, 1960, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Donald Earl and Betty June (Tolbert) Robertson. Amel had been employed at Indiana Limestone and Mitchell Transport.  He loved fishing, mushroom hunting, and John Deere, and enjoyed going to truck shows.  Amel was a 1978 graduate of Mitchell High School. Surviving:children,Ben Robertson of BedfordHeather Laster of BedfordAmy Robertson of Williams4 grandchildren1 great grandsonbrothers,Larry Robertson of FayettevilleJerry Robertson of BedfordDonald Robertson of MitchellAlbert Robertson of Mitchell His parents preceded him in death. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. –…