Orange County Obituaries

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CHAPMAN, EDITH NORA - age 96, went to be with our Lord June 2, 1994.
EDITH was born May 4, 1898 in French Lick, Indiana and later came to the OKC area, where she spent most of her life.
Mrs. CHAPMAN was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 54 years, GARRETT H. CHAPMAN and one daughter, MARTALEE BURDICK.
She is survived by two daughters, ESSIE ADELINE HUTTON of Lancaster, Ca. and STELLA JERALDINE HILL of Lexington, OK; as well as a sister, EVA MOHNIKE of Bloomington, Ca.; 4 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren.
Services for Mrs. CHAPMAN are scheduled for Saturday, June 4, 1994, 2:00 p.m. at Bill Merritt Memorial Chapel, Bethany with interment following at Kolb Cemetery, Spencer, OK
(Source: Daily Oklahoman, 4 Jun 1994 p13)
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CHASTAIN, HOWARD RUSSELL - 84, died in Fresno on November 17.
Graveside services will be held Friday [November 22] at 1 p.m. in the North Fork Cemetery.
Mr. CHASTAIN was born in a log cabin at Paoli, Indiana on September 24, 1918 and served as a staff sergeant with the U.S. Air Force from February 20, 1942 until November 19, 1945. He was retired from Zero Defects Electronics as a wave solder operator.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, VELMA CHASTAIN of North Fork; daughters SHARON SWOPE (husband RICHARD) of North Fork and SANDRA E. BLECHER (husband JEFF) of Bandon, Oregon. He also leaves a son, DENNIS CHASTAIN of Madera. Mr. CHASTAIN was grandfather to TRISHA J. PARR (husband JACOB) of Oakhurst and JESSICA BLECHAR of Bandon, Oregon, and great-grandfather to JESSE PARR and JOSEPH PARR, both of Oakhurst.
Remembrances: Nancy Hinds Hospice, 1416 West Twain Street, Fresno 93711. Sierra Star, Oakhurst, CA
(Source: Bedford Times Mail, 13 Apr 2004)
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CLAYTON, PAUL TAYLOR - 83, passed away on February 25th, 2003 in Peoria, Arizona.
Born in Orleans, Indiana on May 6, 1919, the son of JAMES TAYLOR CLAYTON and LAURA ISABELLE BROWN CLAYTON. He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, MARY OPAL LASLEY CLAYTON. He is survived by 5 children, RUTH ELLEN ROBERTSON of Yorktown, VIRGINIA BARBARA LOIS BOWMAN of Glendale, Arizona, ELEANOR MAE FODOR of Avondale, Arizona, JOHN BYRON CLAYTON of Waddell, Arizona, and REBECCA MARIE DAVIS of Charlotte, North Carolina and one sister, Mrs. JOSEPHINE STAHLHUT of Indianapolis, Indiana. Also surviving are thirteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
He graduated from Orleans High School in 1938. After graduation he worked for the Indiana University Medical Center for three years.
In January 1941 he went into active service with the 38th Infantry Division of the Indiana National Guard. Until April, 1942, he was with the 38th. Following this period, he spent ten months as an instructor on infantry weapons and map reading in the Officer Candidate School, Ft. Benning, GA. It was there that he married MARY LASLEY of Bainbridge, Indiana.
After this tour he was sent to Hawaii where he learned Jungle warfare methods. After this he saw action in New Guinea and the Philippines. He was among the first wave of American fighting men to return to Bataan. It was here during 16 days of furious fighting that he received his battlefield commission to first lieutenant.
Following an honorable discharge in 1946, he accepted a position as an electrician with the New York Central Railroad at Indianapolis, where he worked until he was recalled to service in October 1950 for the Korean War. He landed at Inchon, Korea, with the 7th Calvary Regiment of the 1st Calvary Division. He saw almost continuous front line service for ten months and then came home in September, 1951. It was after this that he moved his family to Phoenix, Arizona where he worked as an electrician for Merritt Electric Company. During the building of the Glen Canyon Dam he supervised the electrical work in Page, AZ for various buildings, and the new Page School buildings. Near the end of his career he helped build the Palo Verde Power Plant. PAUL'S hobby was guns and enjoyed teaching young or old gun safety and proper handling techniques. During the time when his children were in school he was involved in Cub Scout and Boy Scout programs. He was also a Royal Ambassador leader with Valley Heights Baptist Church, of which he was a Charter Member. He retired from the U.S. Army Reserve in the Phoenix area as a Captain in 1959 and retired as an electrician in good standing with Electrical Union Local #640. Services will be at 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 1, 2003 at Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary, 7924 N. 59th Ave., Glendale. Interment will follow at Resthaven Park Cemetery.
(Source: Arizona Republic, 28 Feb 2003 pB8)
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CLIDINST, SANDRA KAY (KEEVER-BATT) - 57, went to be with the Lord on June 30, 2004.
She died after an extended illness, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.
She was a housewife and child care provider. SANDRA was born in Paoli, Indiana and resided most of her life in the Muncie area. She graduated from Central High School in 1964.
SANDRA is survived by her husband, THOMAS CLIDINST, Muncie; three daughters, KELLY JOHNSON, (husband, KEITH), Clayton, N.C., CONNIE CLINE, (husband, SKYE), Muncie and LAURIE LYNN (husband, DAVID), Muncie; two step-daughters, ANGIE CLIDINST and AMY SNEED (husband, MIKE); a brother, MIKE KEEVER (wife, TERRI); a nephew, DUTCH HURST (wife, KIM), Muncie; a niece, ANGIE KEEVER, Tennessee; ten grandchildren: DESTRY LEE Jr., JUSTIN JOHNSON, JARRED LEE, JAMIE JOHNSON, TRAVIS LEE, KAITLAN LYNN, JACOB LYNN, COBY CLINE, ISIAH SNEED and ASHLEY SNEED; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her father, WAYMON KEEVER and her mother NORMA (BELL) PERKINS.
Funeral services will be held at Elm Ridge Funeral Home on Saturday, April 3, 2004 at 11:00 a.m.
Visitation will be on Friday, July 2, 2004 from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Burial will follow the services in Elm Ridge Memorial Park.
The family has entrusted ELM RIDGE FUNERAL HOME AND MEMORIAL PARK with arrangements.
(Muncie Star Press, 2 Jul 2004 p4A)
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COLLINS, DOYLE GENE "REDD" - 78, died Sunday, June 22, 2003.
He was born in Orleans, IN, April 11, 1925. He moved to Jacksonville, FL, from Savannah, GA, 3 years ago.
REDD served in the U.S. Navy and was a district manager for IBM/ITT Telecommunications.
Survivors: his wife, BARBARA SMITH COLLINS; daughter, SUSIE (JOHN) NOWAK of CA; sons, ROCKY (JUDY) COLLINS of UT, and CHRIS (HEATHER) COLLINS of CA; brothers, LOREN COLLINS of GA, and Don (PEGGY) COLLINS of FL; and five grandchildren.
The family will honor his request of cremation each remembering him in their own way. Burial: Orleans, Indiana at a later date.
Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral Home & Cremation Centre Jacksonville Beach, FL.
(Source: Savannah Morning News, 26 Jun 2003)
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CULVER, JOAN R. - age 71, of Tampa, passed away on July 10, 2003 after a long and courageous battle with leukemia.
She was born in Millersburg, Indiana, but had made Tampa her home for more than 40 years.
JOAN'S lifetime was combined with her career, her passion for her family and friends, her devotion to helping others and her commitment to charity.
She worked for both Lamont-Shimberg and Trafalger developers, and unselfishly gave her time to The Spring of Tampa Bay, Meals on Wheels and driving cancer patients for chemotherapy. She was also an avid gardener, seamstress and gourmet cook who was thrilled to lavishly share her baked goods, jams and jellies with the world.
JOAN was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend, who was preceded in death by her sons, MARK S. RIFFE and JOHN V. RIFFE.
She is survived by her loving husband of 27 years, CURTIS G. CULVER; along with son, GEORGE RIFFE of Salt Lake City, Utah; daughter, Constance (Mrs. RICHARD) CROASDAILE of Cleveland, Ohio; step daughter, RENE (Mrs. LARRY) LYNCH of Tallahassee, Florida; step son, CHARLES CULVER of Unicoi, Tennessee; step daughter, SUSAN (Mrs. RODGER) GERSTUNG of Maitland, Florida; foster daughter, SUE (Mrs. SCOTT) SCHAIVONE of Washington, D.C.; foster daughter, GERI (Mrs. PAUL) LIS of Dunedin, Florida; daughter-in-law, Noreen (Mrs. JOHN) RIFFE of Pueblo, Colorado; and grandchildren, GABRIEL, MEGAN and TAYLOR RIFFE, LAUREN and CAROLINE CROASDAILE, CHRISTOPHER PAULETTE, CHRIS and SUZANNE LYNCH, GAVIN and MAREK LIS. She is also survived by two brothers, RAY HOFFMAN of South Bend, Indiana and PHILLIP (ELAINE) HOFFMAN of Oxnard, California.
Her love and laughter will be greatly missed. A Service of Remembrance and Celebration of her life with family and friends will be held on Tuesday, July 22 at 10:30 a.m. at the Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church, 2902 Fletcher Avenue West, Tampa, Florida.
The family will receive friends at a reception and luncheon to be held following the memorial service in Heritage HALL at the Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church.
The service of interment at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park will follow immediately after the luncheon.
The family would like to gratefully acknowledge the loving care provided by HCR Manor Care of Carrollwood, Shawn Corley, Administrator, and his dedicated staff during JOAN'S illness.
The family suggests in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be given in her name to: The Spring of Tampa Bay, Inc. P.O Box 4772 Tampa, Florida 33677; or to H. LEE Moffitt Cancer Center 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, Florida 33612-9497.
BLOUNT & CURRY FUNERAL HOME.
(Source: Tampa Tribune, 21 Jul 2003 p7)
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DEREMIAH, GLORIA K. - 78, passed away Friday, September 9, 2005.
Born March 13, 1927 in Gary, Indiana, she was the daughter of GABOR and MARY PINTER KIRLA who preceded her in death.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, ROBERT E. DEREMIAH of French Lick, Indiana.
She received her Bachelors of Science degree in Pharmacy from Purdue University in 1948 and was part owner with her husband of the City Drug Store in French Lick for 37 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church, West Baden, Tri-Kappa, was previously church choir director, beloved homemaker, Sigma Kappa Sorority and avid contract bridge player, a substitute teacher for Springs Valley High School, Paoli and Dubois Schools. Surviving along with her husband are her children, BOBBIE E. HALE of Battlement Mesa, Colorado, RICHARD E. DEREMIAH of Spring Valley, Ohio, BEN H. DEREMIAH of Carmel, Indiana, and KIM G. DEREMIAH of Zionsville, Indiana. Also surviving are eight grandchildren and three sisters; BETTY MAE SPEARS, MARGARET PAPUSCH, and VERONICA RING.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2005 in First Baptist Church, West Baden, IN, with visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12 in T.L. Pinnick Mortuary, French Lick and two hours prior to service at the church.
(Source: Indianapolis Star, 12 Sept 2005 pB6)
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EMMONS, EMIL, SR. - 89, French Lick, died Wednesday at Medco Nursing Home in French Lick.
Born in Martin County, he was the son of GEORGE and HATTIE (CONNELL) EMMONS.
He married CLARA OLIVE LEWIS and she died May 4, 1985. He had been a factory worker and coal miner and was of nondenominational faith.
Surviving are two daughters: AUDRA ANDERSON of French Lick and WANDA LEA BUFFINGTON of Mitchell; four sons: GEORGE W. EMMONS of Dubois, EMIL E. EMMONS Jr. of Milford, ESTEL and WILLIAM S. EMMONS, both of French Lick; one sister, HAZEL LAGENOUR of Huron; 17 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Brosmer-Drabing Funeral Home, French Lick, with JOHN BADERSCHER, GARY BROWN and DALE PARKER officiating.
Burial will follow in Emmons Ridge Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 5 Nov 1998)
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Nov. 11, 1920-April 2, 1997
FIELDS, JULIA MAE - 76, Paoli, formerly of Eckerty, died at 1:55 a.m. Wednesday at Orange County Hospital.
She was the daughter of DAVID FRANKLIN and MAUDE (BENNETT) DEWEESE. She married GRANT A. MATTOX and he died in 1971. She married RUSSELL FIELDS and he died in 1993.
She was a homemaker and member of Providence Primitive Baptist Church.
Surviving are one daughter, CAROLYN BEERS of Paoli; one sister, OLIVE HAWORTH of Lafayette; a sister-in-law, HELEN DEWEESE of Paoli; two nephews and one niece.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at McAdams Mortuary, Paoli, with Bro. LEWIS WILLIAMS officiating.
Burial will be in Eckerty Cemetery. Friends may call at the mortuary from 5-9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until the service Friday.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 3 Apr 1997)
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FLICK, MILDRED ELIZABETH MYNATT - 75, French Lick, died at 1:45 p.m. Sunday at Saint Mary's Hospital, Evansville.
She was born to CHARLES and IDA (WINEINGER) MYNATT in Cuzco.
She married FLOYD FLICK Sept. 9, 1939 and he survives. She was a homemaker and a member of Cane Creek Christian Church, French Lick.
Surviving with the husband are two sons: LARRY S. FLICK of Paragon, and BARRY DEAN FLICK of Paoli; two brothers: EDWIN C. MYNATT of Orleans, and HAROLD MYNATT of Dangerfield, Texas; four sisters: EVELYN COLLINS of Hammond, FERN CONRAD of French Lick, LUCY SCHADT of Orleans and GRACE JOHNSON of Crossville, Tenn.; three grandchildren; one step-grandchild; four great-grandchildren, and two step-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, MARIE HEEKE.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Brosmer-Drabing Funeral Home, French Lick, with Bro. CHARLES CREWS officiating.
Burial will be in Cane Creek Cemetery, French Lick. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6:30-9 p.m. today, and 11 a.m. until the service Wednesday.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 2 Sept 1996)
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Feb. 21, 1924-Nov. 18, 1996
FLICK, ROY - A graveside service is scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Valhalla Memory Gardens for ROY FLICK, 72, Bloomington, who died Monday at Hospitality House in Bloomington. The Rev. HAROLD CARTER will officiate.
Born in French Lick, he was the son of CARL and MARY (GULLETTE) FLICK. He was a 17-year employee of Indiana University.
Survivors include three sisters: GRACE DENNY of West Baden Springs, JEWELL GERBER of California and ATHA COMBS of Loogootee.
Day Mortuary, Bloomington, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 20 Nov 1996)
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FOX, ANNA LAURA ROBINSON - WINSLOW - 85, services 10 a.m. EST Thursday at Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel in Oakland City, burial in Mount Lebanon Cemetery in French Lick. Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to service time.
(Source: Evansville Courier Press, 12 Dec 2003)
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FREED, HERMAN H., MAJOR - Ret., 90, of Indianapolis, formerly of Orange County, passed away on Monday, June 14 in Indianapolis.
Born December 11, 1913, in Orange County, he was the son of JOSHUA and LULU BELLE (WIRES) FREED.
He married DORA M. PIEPER and she preceded him in death in 2000. He was a graduate of Indiana Teachers College of Terre Haute. He taught at Leipsic School for two years. In 1935, he began his 55 years of service to law enforcement and compiled one of the two longest and most distinguished service records of the department. Major FREED began his career by being accepted into the first class of the Indiana State Police Training School. Following active duty retirement in 1967, he became the first executive director of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, and assisted in establishing its curriculum and advanced training. He was instrumental in establishing the first and current academy facilities located in Plainfield. In 1978, he retired as executive director emeritus. In 1979, Governor Bowen appointed him to the ILEA Advisory Council of the Training Board, a position he would hold until his third and final retirement in 1990. Until his death, Major FREED attended all graduation ceremonies from the first to the 157th at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. He was honored by four governors, being distinguished as a Sagamore of the Wabash, and was also honored as a Kentucky Colonel twice. He was a 64-year member of the Charity Masonic Lodge No. 30 in Washington; Evansville Consistory, Scottish Rite; also the B.P.O. Elks Lodge No. 143, International Association and the Indiana Association of Chiefs of Police; charter member of International Association of Arson Investigators; F.B.I. National Academy Associates; Fraternal Order of Police; and the St. Luke's United Church of Christ.
Survivors include one brother, KENNETH V. FREED of Annapolis, Md.; five nieces: SHIRLEY DAUGHERTY and KATHLEEN ASBURY, both of Orleans, MARALU ATWELL of San Diego, Calif., JOANNE LAWRENCE and KATHY MCCLOSKY, both of Reno, Nev.; one nephew, KENNETH W. FREED; and several great and great-great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, DORA M. PIEPER FREED.
Major FREED'S family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, June 18 at Flanner-Buchanan Funeral Center in Speedway, with service at 7 p.m. Also on Saturday, June 19, from 9 to 11 a.m. at McClure-Utt Funeral Home in Bicknell, with funeral service at 11 a.m.
Burial will follow in Bethel United Church of Christ Cemetery in Freelandville.
Contributions may be made to either the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 17 Jun 2004)
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GRACE, KENNETH GENE - 65, of Orleans died at 4:25 a.m. Friday, August 20, at Bloomington Hospital.
Born April 10, 1939, in Dryden, Va., he was the son of ROY and LOLA (BABBS) GRACE. He married MARILYN ROSE TAYLOR July 30, 1959, and she survives.
He was a former employee of Indiana Limestone Company and a member of Cornerstone Ministries Church of God. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a member of CECIL C. MARTIN American Legion Post No. 250 of Mitchell.
Survivors include his wife, ROSE GRACE of Orleans; two sons, RICHARD EUGENE GRACE and KEN LEON GRACE, both of Orleans; one daughter, SHELLY RENEE GRACE-JOHNSON of Orleans; three brothers, JAMES W. GRACE of Mitchell, GLENN GRACE of Saltillo and MARSHALL GRACE of Pennington Gap, Va.; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, SHIRLEY BURGIN; and three brothers, ROY GRACE Jr. and two in infancy.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Living Waters Church of God of Mitchell, with the Rev. A. JAY BENNETT officiating.
Burial will be in Tunnelton Cemetery with military honors to be accorded at the graveside by members of CECIL C. MARTIN American Legion Post No. 250 and MARVIN R. DAVIS Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Cornerstone Ministries Church of God in Orleans, and from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Monday at Living Waters Church of God in Mitchell. Casket bearers are TYSON ASBURY, DOUG GRACE, JUSTIN GRACE, JEFF GRACE, KENNY GRACE, RYAN GRACE, WES GRACE, PERRY REYNOLDS and NAMA TAYLOR. Arrangements are under the direction of Chastain Funeral Home of Mitchell.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 22 Aug 2004)
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HALL, AGNES LORRENE GROMER -
Born December 16, 1914 in West Baden Springs, IN. She was the second of three children born to JOHN and CARMIE GROMER.
Mrs. HALL was a graduate of Indiana University School of Nursing. She married CECIL HALL in 1938 and together they had four children: Dr. JERRY HALL, JEAN WADDY, JOSEPH HALL, and JOYCE WHITING. Mrs. HALL was a nurse at the Veterans Administration Hospital for 10 years and retired from Community Hospital in 1977. Mrs. HALL was a member of the Post Road Christian Church. She was active in the Nature Study Club of Indianapolis. Her interests included gardening, quilting, square dancing, and preservation of natural resources.
Mr. HALL preceded her in death. She is survived by her 4 children, 8 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and her brother, ROSCOE GROMER.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Alzheimer's Association of Indiana or plant a tree in her honor.
Mrs. HALL was a simple woman who loved the Lord.
Funeral services for Mrs. HALL will be Wednesday, March 9 at 10:00 a.m. at Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel, 9606 E. Washington St., with visitation Tuesday from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.
(Source: Indianapolis Star, 8 Mar 2005)
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HAYES, DOROTHY K. HUNTER - 90, of Orleans, died Friday morning at the Heritage House in Salem, Indiana.
She was born June 22, 1914, in Campbellsburg, to ORANGE DUNCAN and ORA ETHEL SMITH HUNTER. She was raised from the age of four by EFFIE TRINKLE. She was a homemaker and a member of Carters Creek Christian Church and the Campbellsburg Home Ec Club.
She married FRED. D. HAYES on December 6, 1933, and he preceded her in death on February 28, 1987.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, RICHARD and JANICE HAYES of Campbellsburg and by her daughter and son-in-law, NANCY and WILLIAM SLOANE of Orleans.
Surviving grandchildren are RENEE (GREG) LAMB, JOHN (JANA) HAYES, GINA (CHUCK) WALKER, CINDY (RANDY) EWING, all of Salem, ROBIN (JEFF) BERNING of Orleans, and MINDY (JASON) HUNTER of Lipton. Great-grandchildren are NICOLE, COURTNEY and CHELSEA LAMB, COLLIN HAYES, LOGAN, BAILEY, and BRITTNEY WALKER, EMILY HUNTER, MADISON and HUNTER EWING, and BRYCE BERNING. Step-great-grandchildren are TYLER and KYLE LEWANDOWSKI and CASSIE and LAUREN BERNING.
She was preceded in death by a son, JOHN FRANKLIN HAYES, and an infant brother.
The funeral will be Tuesday, January 4, 10:30 a.m. at Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home in Orleans, with Bro. EUGENE PRUETT officiating.
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Orleans. Friends may call Monday evening from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be JOHN HAYES, GREG LAMB, JEFF BERNING, RANDY EWING, CHUCK WALKER, JASON HUNTER, COLLIN HAYES and LOGAN WALKER.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 3 Aug 2004)
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HENDRIXSON, NOBLE - 79, Holland, died Thursday in Pike County.
Born in Wheatland, he was the son of MARTIN and CATHERINE BLAGRAVE HENDRIXSON. He married CARMEN HUESTON and she survives.
He was an Army veteran of World War II and worked as an auto mechanic in French Lick, West Baden and Muncie.
Surviving with his wife are six daughters: JEAN NORDHOFF of Jasper, NINA KAY BURTON of McMinville, Tenn., JENNY HART of Ridgeville, CATHY CLARK of New Albany, SHERYL MILLSPAUGH of Anderson, and LISA HENDRIXSON of Holland; a son, STEVEN HENDRIXSON of Muncie; 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Brosmer-Drabing Funeral Home, French Lick, with Rev. JACK WILSON officiating.
Burial will be in the Ames Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call from 2:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 9 a.m. until time of service Monday at the funeral home.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 10 Dec 1999)
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JONES, CATHERINE E. - 75, Mitchell Manor Living and Rehab Center, died at 6:32 p.m. Thursday at Orange County Hospital, Paoli.
Born in Orange County, she was the daughter of GILBERT and IONA (WELLS) ANDIS. She married RALPH M. JONES on July 30, 1949, and he died Aug. 14, 1983. She was a homemaker.
Surviving are three sons: BRADLEY and RALPH JONES Jr., both of Mitchell, and MARK S. JONES of French Lick; two daughters: MARSHA FREE of Paoli and MARCELLA SCHRADER of Mitchell; four sisters: MAXINE ALLEN, MARY BLEVINS and BETTY FRAVELL, all of Paoli, and JUNE MCDONALD of Cookeville, Tenn.; four brothers: DALE and GILBERT ANDIS Jr., both of Paoli, WILLIAM ANDIS of French Lick and DAVID ANDIS of Orleans; 17 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Haverly Mortuary, Mitchell, with the Rev. CURTIS KERN officiating. Burial will follow in Liberty Baptist Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. until service time Monday at the mortuary.
(Bedford Times-Mail, 21 Mar 1997)
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LANKFORD, PAUL F. - 70, Paoli, died at 9:08 p.m. Monday at Orange County Hospital, Paoli.
Born in Paoli, he was the son of CLIFTON and DOROTHY (SLATEN) LANKFORD. He married MARGARET L. MORRIS July 4, 1947 and she died Oct. 19, 1990. He was a farmer and a Navy veteran of World War II. He drove a bus for the Paoli School Corp. 23 years, and was a retired truck driver for Perkins Furniture Transport. He was a member of Paoli Christian Church.
Surviving are two sons: LARRY LANKFORD of Paoli and GARY LANKFORD of Phoenix, Ariz.; two daughters: BETTY JO HENDERSON of Orleans and CAROL ANN PAYTON of Paoli; one sister, RUTH COLLINS of Paoli; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, ROBERT LANKFORD.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Kemple Funeral Home, Paoli, with NORMAN WARD officiating.
Burial will be in Community Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8302, Paoli.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 5-9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. until the service Thursday.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 9 Apr 1996)
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MARSHALL, JAMES `JC' -
Memorial service for JAMES C. "JC" MARSHALL, 74, will be today at 10 a.m. at Coeur d'Alene Bible Church. Yates Funeral Home in Coeur d'Alene is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. MARSHALL, who was born in French Lick, Ind., died last Wednesday. He was a star member his high school basketball team in French Lick and attended college on a basketball scholarship. Mr. MARSHALL met his future wife, BETTY "BO" BORSVOLD in 1951, while serving with the 92nd Bomb Wing at Fairchild Air Force Base. He received a bachelor's degree in biochemistry from Franklin College and did his graduate work at Indiana University. Mr. MARSHALL then began a corporate career in Canton, Ohio. He moved to North Idaho in 1974. In 1985 he moved to Hayden and founded Bandz Inc., a medical products manufacturing company. He was involved in the state and national skeet shooting associations and earned competition skeet-shooting--> titles, including the 1968 and 1969 world five-man team championships. Mr. MARSHALL also enjoyed horses and operated a small thoroughbred racing stable for 25 years. He received the Washington Special Breeder Award in 2002. He was a member of Coeur d'Alene Bible Church.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, CLIFF MARSHALL of Cataldo, Idaho, and JEFF MARSHALL of West Richland, Wash.; two sisters, LORRAINE CHARNES of Cape Coral, Fla., and NORMA BROCK of Bedford, Ind.; and five grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to 2Mile Ministry, P.O. Box 170, Cataldo, ID 83810.
(Source: Spokane Washington, Spokesman-Review, 9 Dec 2004)
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MOORE, GRACE CLOE HOWELL - of Dubois, formerly of French Lick, passed on to glory Wednesday morning, Jan. 3rd.
GRACE was born on Aug. 9, 1916, to FRANK and MARTHA HOWELL in Martin County, Ind. GRACE was married to RAYMOND ELVIS MOORE on Oct. 20, 1933.
She leaves behind three sons, GEORGE BOYD MOORE of Goldsboro, N.C., GERALD LEE MOORE of Dubois, and ROBERT WILLIAM MOORE of Orleans; their wives; twelve grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren; two sisters, EDITH CAUBLE of Portland, Ore., and ALTA ALBERSHARDT of Indianapolis.
GRACE was preceded in death by her son, RAYMOND ELLIS MOORE, on Nov. 19, 1934; her husband on June 6, 1984; her mother and father; four sisters and three brothers. GRACE was a loving wife to her husband, a loving mother to her sons, her grandchildren and her daughters-in-law. Special mention is made of her daughter-in-law, LEONA, who cared for her for several years. GRACE always knew she could count on LEONA when she needed help.
Her sons are very grateful for the love and attention she gave their Mom. GRACE was retired from the Spring Valley Corp., and was a member of The Church at Powell Valley.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday in the Chapel at Brosmer-Drabing Funeral Home in French Lick. Brother RANDY STEVENS will officiate.
Burial will follow in Emmons Ridge Cemetery. Friends may call from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. until service time on Friday at the funeral home.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 4 Jan 2001)
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MYERS, GEORGIA GWENDOLINE HAGEMIER - 92, Paoli Convalescent Center, formerly of West Baden, died Sunday at Orange County Hospital, Paoli.
Born in Knox County, she was the daughter of CHARLES O. and FLORA B. (HANCOCK) HAGEMIER. She married WILBER MYERS Oct. 28, 1922 and he survives. She was a homemaker, attended Bethel Church and was a member of Orleans Church of Christ.
Surviving with her husband are three daughters: JANICE IDELL NONTE of Paoli, MAXINE WILSON MEADE of French Lick and BONNIE MAE RAGAN of Indianapolis; one brother, ROBERT HAGEMIER; two sisters: CLARASSIE CARROLL of Mitchell and MARY RUTH AKERS of West Baden; five grandchildren including JAMES CASSIDY of Orleans, who was raised as a son; 11 great-grandchildren, 12 step-great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, nine step-great-great-grandchildren, one aunt, one uncle and several nieces and nephew s.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, MILDRED CASSIDY; her parents and two grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Brosmer-Drabing Funeral Home, French Lick, with JOHN ISAAC EDWARDS officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery, Orleans.
Friends may call from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 7 Jun 1996)
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PATTON, DANNY L. - 50, Indianapolis, died Friday, March 5, 2004.
DANNY was born December 17, 1953 in French Lick, Indiana, son to ROBERT and VIOLET BEAR and the late HARRY PATTON. He was preceded in death by his sister, GOLDIE "SIS" and PATTON KELLER and his grandparents.
DANNY is survived by his wife BETH; one son; DANIEL PATTON; one daughter, GOLDIE; his parents, ROBERT and VIOLET BEAR; one brother, KEVIN BEAR; three sisters, LANA DAVENPORT, ROBIN AMMONS and JULIE TIMBS; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was a man who enjoyed the outdoors and loved to be with his family. Now he is with the angles and his beloved sister and grandparents.
Funeral service: 12:30 p.m. Tue. Mar. 9, 2004 in Conkle Funeral Home Lynhurst Chapel, with visitation from 11 a.m.
(Source: Indianapolis Star, 10 Mar 2004)
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POWELL, CARL H. - 80, West Baden Springs, died at 4:15 p.m. Sunday at Bloomington Hospital.
Born in Shoals, he was the son of EDWARD and BERTHA (STRINGER) POWELL. He married ROBERTA BEYERS and she survives. He was a World War II Navy veteran, a battery repairman at the Naval Surface Warfare Center-Crane and a member of American Legion, French Lick.
Surviving with his wife are two sons: MIKE POWELL of Paoli and KENNY POWELL of French Lick; one daughter, MARSHA ANDREWS of West Baden Springs; one stepson, CLARK BROWN of Bedford; one stepdaughter, DOREATHA WALLS of Fort Wayne; one brother, CLIFFORD POWELL of West Baden Springs; two sisters: GLADYS MOFFITT of Peru and BETTY ARCHER of French Lick; three grandchildren, five step-grandchildren, one great-grandchild and eight step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, BILL POWELL.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Brosmer-Drabing Funeral Home, French Lick, with the Rev. JERRY NAIL officiating.
Burial will be in Ames Chapel Cemetery with graveside military rites. Friends may call from 6:30 to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 1 Jul 2000)
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QUALKENBUSH, NORMAN L. - 61, R.2, French Lick, died at 9:44 p.m. Monday at Orange County Hospital, Paoli.
Born in Indiana, he was the son of ALBERT and THELMA (KENDALL) QUALKENBUSH. He was a disabled veteran, serving in the Marines from December 1952 to June 1953. He was a member of French Lick American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Worthington, Combat Veterans Association and Sheriff's Association.
He is survived by one son, BERT QUALKENBUSH of Pensacola, Fla.; and two grandchildren.
The body was cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Pensacola, Fla.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 25 Mar 1997)
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RUTLEDGE, RUBY BUCHANAN - 91, Paoli, died at 6:15 a.m. Monday at Paoli Convalescent Center.
Born in Findley, Ill., she was the daughter of CHARLES and BESSIE (LEE) WOMACK. She married HERSCHEL BUCHANAN Dec. 21, 1921, and he died in 1974. She was a caregiver for the elderly for many years and a member of the Church of Christ in Findley, Ill.
Surviving are one daughter, NANCY CATHERS of Paoli; one sister, HAZEL ROCKWOOD of Kentucky; four great-granddaughters and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; several brothers and sisters and one granddaughter.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at McAdams Mortuary, Paoli, with Bro. KEVIN KEY officiating. Burial will be in Stampers Creek Cemetery. Friends may call at the mortuary from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday; and 9 a.m. until the service Thursday.
(Source: Bedford-Times Mail, 11 Nov 1997)
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SOKELAND, MILLARD M. - 80, Orleans, died at 2:10 a.m. today at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehab Center, Mitchell.
Born in Pike County, he was the son of WILBORN and ESTELLE (MCGREGGOR) SOKELAND. He married RUTH G. NOBLE Aug. 23, 1938, and she survives. He retired from the Indiana State Highway Department in 1978, was a World War II Army veteran and a member of Mount Horeb Baptist Church.
Surviving with his wife are one son, RANDY SOKELAND of Orleans; two daughters: LINDA JEFFIERS of Taylorsville, Ky., and PEG STEPHENS of Washington; one brother, MARTIN L. SOKELAND of Pacific, Mo.; three sisters: ANNABEL BARRETT of Owensville, BONNAMAE WILLIAMS of Chicago, and ROSALIE COUSINS of Tucson, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Horeb Baptist Church with the Rev. WADE JUDY officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel Church Cemetery. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday at Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home, Orleans; and 9 a.m. until noon Wednesday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Mount Horeb Baptist Church.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 23 Apr 1996)
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Feb. 3, 1934 Oct. 15, 2001
CAMPBELL, ORLAN DEWAYNE "WAYNE" - 67, of French Lick died at 7:10 p.m. Monday at his residence.
He was employed by Gypsum and was a bartender at French Lick Springs Golf Resort.
Survivors include his companion, BETTY JO FARRIS; three sons, MARLIN CAMPBELL of Paoli, RICK CAMPBELL of Norfolk, Va., and TONY CAMPBELL of West Baden Springs; three daughters, SHERYL DIXON of West Baden Springs, ROXANNA THOMPSON of Tell City and TERRI SNEED of Paoli; four brothers, FORREST and ALVIN CAMPBELL, both of Paoli, ELLIS "Buzz" CAMPBELL of Hillham and FRANKIE CAMPBELL of Shoals; 17 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at T.L. PINNICK Mortuary in French Lick.
Burial will be in Mount Lebanon Cemetery in French Lick with graveside military rites accorded by French Lick American Legion Post No. 76. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today at the mortuary.
(Source: Bedford-Times Mail, 16 Oct 2001)
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Feb. 20, 1922-Dec. 28, 1997
COOPER, CLEO E. - 75, French Lick, died at 10:30 p.m. Sunday at his home.
Born in French Lick, he was the son of JOHN DAVID and DICIE MAY (NICHOLSON) COOPER. He married MARY V. Fields Jan. 16, 1974, and she preceded him in death July 4, 1996. He was a retired coal miner.
He is survived by one daughter, PEGGY SUE GONTAR of Ophila, Va.; one son, GARY COOPER of Pittsburgh; two brother: ESTEL COOPER and OLIVER COOPER, both of French Lick; three sisters: GRACE STEWART of French Lick, HAVRE GOLLER of Washington and ELSIE JONES of Paoli; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, MARY V. COOPER; one brother, ARTHUR COOPER; and one sister, FRANCES SHEPHERD.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at McAdams Mortuary, Paoli, with the Rev. JOHN HALL officiating. Burial will be in Mount Lebanon Cemetery, French Lick. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at the mortuary.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 29 Dec 1997)
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COTTNER, HILDRED VIOLA - 88, Paoli, died at 4 p.m. Saturday at Paoli Convalescent Center.
Born in Marengo, she was the daughter of CHARLES and HATTIE (LEACH) ADAMS. She married HARRY F. COTTNER in August 1941, and he died in 1986. She was a homemaker and of Protestant faith.
Surviving are one niece, DENISE BRUNER, Paoli, who was her caretaker; one sister, OLIVE WILSON of Encino, Calif.; one brother-in-law, WILLIAM PHILLIPSA of Mitchell; and two sisters-in-law: HELEN BRUNER and ROSALENE MULLIGAN, both of Paoli.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and six sisters. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Paoli E.U.B. Cemetery, with Pastor JAMES F. WALTERS officiating. Kemple Funeral Home, Paoli, is in charge of arrangements. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 17 Mar 1997)
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DAVIDSON, MARY E. - 77, Paoli, died at 7:05 a.m. Tuesday at Paoli Convalescent Center.
Born in Paoli, she was the daughter of WILLIAM and NANCY (JONES) RUBLE. She married CHARLES DAVIDSON on Dec. 9, 1946.
She is survived by one sister, SARAH A. PATTON of Paoli; nine nieces and four nephews. Her husband, parents, six sisters and one brother preceded her in death.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Kemple Funeral Home, Paoli, with Pastor JAMES WALTERS officiating. Burial will follow in Paoli Community Cemetery. Friends may call from 5-9 p.m. today; and 9 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 20 Feb 1997)
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March 3, 1930-March 10, 1997
KENDALL, HAROLD L. - 67, Orleans, died at 11:30 p.m. Monday at Paoli Convalescent Center in Paoli.
Born in Orange County, he was the son of EARL and PEARL (WININGER) KENDALL. He married BETTY REID on April 17, 1953, and she survives. He was a truck driver for 34 years and founded KENDALL Trucks and Parts in Orleans. He retired in November 1992. He was an Army veteran, a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Orleans American Legion Warren Brock Post No. 69, American Truck Historical Society and served in the Orange County Sheriff Reserve.
Surviving in addition to his wife, BETTY KENDALL of Orleans, are four sons: MICHAEL BISH of Wawaka, HAROLD Jr. and GREG KENDALL, both of Paoli, and KEVIN KENDALL of Rockport; two daughters: PAMELA BISH of Austin, Texas and VICKI POGUE of Bloomfield; three brothers: FLOYD KENDALL of French Lick, KENNETH and J. DALE KENDALL, both of Paoli; two sisters: PAULINE TUSSEY of Jeffersonville and CARLOTTA COOK of Sandborn; and eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, THELMA QUAKENBUSH; and four brothers: JOHN, TOM, CARL and DWIGHT KENDALL. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home, Orleans, with the Revs. BOBBY WOOD and WAYNE PENDLEY officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by members of American Legion Warren Brock Post No. 69. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. today and 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Orleans.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 12 Mar 1997)
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September 16, 1924 - July 15, 2002
LIVINGSTON, FRED - 77, of English, died at 3:45 a.m. Monday at his residence.
He was retired from Paoli Inc., a farmer and a U.S. Army veteran having served in World War II.
Survivors include his wife, DOROTHY (APPLE) LIVINGSTON of English; two sons, FREDRICK and PHILIP LIVINGSTON both of English; one daughter, LENITA MILLS of Montgomery, Ill.; two sisters, IRENE HOPPER and DARLENE CHARBONEAU both of Indianapolis; one brother, CARL LIVINGSTON of Indianapolis; five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at McAdams Motuary of Paoli. Burial will follow in Patoka Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the mortuary.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 16 Jul 2005)
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March 31, 1931-March 27, 1997
MCBRIDE, ROWENA - 65, Orleans, died at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at her residence.
Born in Orange County, she was the daughter of JAMES BYRON and OPAL (CHATHAM) GRAY. She married LEE MCBRIDE on Jan. 19, 1952, and he survives. She was a homemaker and member of Smedley Church of Christ.
Surviving in addition to her husband, LEE MCBRIDE of Orleans, are two sons: RAYMOND MCBRIDE of Pekin and RANDY MCBRIDE of Orleans; two daughters: RITA HODGES of Orleans and RHONDA MCBRIDE of Louisville, Ky.; one brother, MELVIN GRAY of Orleans; and four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Dr. JAMES GRAY. Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home, Orleans, with Bro. JOHN PAUL EDWARDS officiating. Burial will follow in Smedley Cemetery, Washington County. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 29 Mar 1997)
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Aug. 27, 1916-Sept. 5, 1996
MOORE, HAROLD E. - 80, Park Forest, Ill., formerly of West Baden, died at 2:38 p.m. at St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights, Ill.
He was born in West Baden and married AGNES MOORE, who preceded him in death in 1990. He was assistant concierge at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Illinois.
Surviving are one daughter, PAT BORACK Park Forest, Ill.; one son, JAMES MOORE of Georgia; one brother, RICHARD MOORE of West Baden; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Services are 7 p.m. today at Faith United Protestant Church in Park Forest, Ill. The Rev. JANE MOSCHENROSE will officiate. Private graveside services will be Monday at Skyline Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 p.m. until time of service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 7 Sept 1996)
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June 14, 1913-Dec. 9, 1997
WILSON, BASCOM S. - 84, Orleans, died at 10:35 a.m. Tuesday at Paoli Convalescent Center, Paoli.
He was born in Lee County, Va. He married ANNE JONES on Aug. 18, 1946, and she survives. He was a farmer and a member of Orleans Christian Church and American Angus Association.
Surviving are his wife, ANNE WILSON of Orleans; one son, LORAN BASCOM WILSON of Orleans; two daughters: SHIRLEY JANE SWARTHOUT of Decatur, Ill., and TRESA JO WILSON Byrd of St. CHARLES, Mo.; three brothers: KENTON WILSON of Orlando, Fla., BERNARD WILSON of Stone Mountain, Ga., and WINSTON WILSON of Murray, Ky.; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters: CLEO ROBBINS and TRESA DAUGHERTY; and two brothers: LORAN CLYDE WILSON and ROBERT WILSON.
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home, Orleans, with Bro. THOMAS BOSTIC officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery, Mitchell. Friends MAY call from 4-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Orleans Christian Church Mission Fund.
(Bedford Times-Mail, 10 Dec 1997)
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Jan. 31, 1932-Dec. 30, 1998
WININGER, ALLAN G. - 66, Tularosa, N.M., formerly of Orange County, died Wednesday in Las Cruces, N.M.
Born in Orange County, he was the son of HARLEY and ROMA (KERNS) WININGER. He was a retired electrical engineer for the U.S. government and a U.S. Air Force veteran.
Surviving are his mother of Paoli; two sons: DAN WININGER of Albuquerque, N.M., and TED WININGER of Rolling Hills, Texas; two sisters: BETTY WALKER of Paoli and SHIRLEY MAGNER of Bloomington; and four granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his father. Services will be today at Sears-Alamogordo Funeral Home, Alamogordo, N.M., with burial following in Alamogordo, N.M. Local information was provided by Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home, Orleans.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 31 Dec 1998)
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ASHWORTH, NINA R. - 81, of, Indiana, formerly of Morgantown, died Thursday morning at the Medical Center of Southern Indiana in Charlestown, Indiana.
She was born June 30, 1922, in Morgantown, to HARRY and NINA CHURCH ROSIER. She married JOSEPH T. ASHWORTH, Orleans, who survives. She was a retired schoolteacher and taught in West Virginia, South Carolina, Ohio and Indiana.
She was a veteran of the United States Navy in World War II and a member of the Rebekah Lodge in Morgantown.
She is survived by her husband, of Orleans; one son, MATTHEW ASHWORTH, of Orlando, Fla.; a daughter, MARGARET ANNE LEINART, Orleans; one brother, HARRY L. ROSIER, of Greensboro, N.C.; and a sister, MATTIER DICARLO, Belair, Md. There are five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother.
The public is welcome to come to a memorial service on Sunday, July 6, 2003, at 3 p.m. at Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home in Orleans, with the Rev. MICHAEL WILLIAMS officiating. The body will be cremated.
(Source: The Dominion Post, Morgantown, WV, 13 Apr 2004)
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Feb. 14, 1909-Nov. 4, 1998
BELL, JOHN NORMAN - 78, of French Lick died at 9:45 p.m. Sunday at his residence.
He retired from Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, in 1976, and had also worked at French Lick Springs Resort.
He was a veteran of the U.S. military, having served during World War II.
Survivors include his wife, BETTY LOUISE (ROACH) BELL of French Lick; two sons: GORDON BELL Sr. and RANDALL BELL, both of French Lick; one daughter, LINDA ALLEN of French Lick; one sister, BETTY LOUISE SCOTT of Osgood; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Brosmer-Drabing Funeral home in French Lick. Burial will be in Cane Creek Cemetery near French Lick. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6:30 to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until the service Wednesday.
(Source: Bedford Times-Mail, 04 Nov 1998)
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ALVIS BEATY (1894-1984) SERVICES SET FRIDAY
Alvis C. Beaty, age 90, Rt. 2, Paoli, died at 12:20 AM. Wednesday, July 19 at Bloomington Hospital. He was born May 15, 1894 in Orange County to George and Jane Seybold Beaty.
He was a retired employee with Western Electric Company, Chicago; and a member of the South Liberty Church of Christ and the Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include a son, Coen Beaty of Sun City, Ariz.; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A daughter preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be held from Brosmer-Drabing Funeral Home, with burial in South Liberty Cemetery.
Friends may call the funeral home after 6:30 p.m. Thursday. A Masonic Memorial Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday.
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Eliza Jane Beatty
Eliza Jane, daughter of Joseph and Nancy Seybold, was born September 22, 1869, and passed away November 7, 1958, at the age of 89 years, 1 month and 15 days. She was married to George H. Beatty in 1888 and this union was born two sons, Will, who passed away in 1956, and Alvis, who survives.
Also surviving are a sister, Mrs. Lucy Bledsoe of French Lick, and a brother, Guy Seybold of Terre Haute.
She leaves to mourn her passing three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, tighter with a host of relatives, friends and neighbors.
Funeral services were conducted by Evangelist O.W. Scott at South Liberty Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock and burial in the cemetery there.
CARD OF THANKS
We sincerely thank all friends and neighbors who assisted in any way during our recent bereavement. We especially want to thank Evangelist O.W. Scott, the singers, flower girls, and pall bearers - the Family of Mrs. Jane Beatty.
CARD OF THANKS
I want to thank my neighbors for the beautiful flowers and help given me during the sickness and death of my sister. Thanks a thousand times. Lucy Bledsoe
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