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1532 14th Street
Mitchell, NE 69357
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Maggie Tennison

Monday, June 26, 2017

Tommy Edward Wolfe, Gwendolyn Faye Sanchez, Cassie Jean Tennison and Skylar Dane Short, and seven siblings, Junior Blackbear, Betty Swake, Nancy Faye Wolfe, Billy Joe Wolfe, Mitchell Wolfe, Dick Wolfe and Wayne “Ryder” Wolfe. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5-8 pm, Friday, June 23, 2017 and with services scheduled for 2:00 pm, Saturday, June 24, 2017 both at Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home chapel in Grove, Oklahoma. Online condolences can by made by viewing Maggie’s Book of Memories at www.honoringmemories.com.

Mary Bell Higgins - My Stratford Now

Monday, June 19, 2017

Mary Higgins, 99, of Mitchell passed away at the Ritz Lutheran Villa, Mitchell on Saturday, June 17, 2017.Wife of the late Joe Higgins. Mother of Joanne Purchase and Wayne Higgins. Grandmother of Catherine Brown, Marilyn Brown, Nathan Brown, Jodeyne Higgins, Janis Higgins and Judy Higgins. Great grandmother of Nicholas Teo and Signey Rice. Step-grandmother of Rob Purchase and Allison Purchase. Step-great grandmother of Lucy Purchase and Ethan and Will Demaine. Aunt of Floyd Smith and Rick Smith.Visitation at the Lockhart Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 20th from 6-9 pm. Funeral service on Wednesday at 11:00 am. Memorial donations to a charity of choice may be made at www.LockhartFuneralHome.com.

David Abrams - Index-Journal

Monday, June 19, 2017

Martha Ann Owens Abrams, of 110 Shady Lane, died Monday, June 12, 2017 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.Born in Laurens County, he was a son of the late Joseph Preston “JP” and Jessie Mitchell Abrams. He was an Associate member of Ware Shoals First Presbyterian Church and the Men’s Bible Sunday School Class. He was a past member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church and was a veteran of the US Army Reserves. He was a graduate of Upper Iowa University, where he earned a BA Degree. Mr. Abrams retired from Monsanto after 36 years of service. He was a member of the Ware Shoals Catfish Feastival Board of Directors, and was an active and involved volunteer in any Ware Shoals community activity. He was a member of the RE/Water Greenville SC, committee serving to monitor the needs and quality of the Reedy River Water Shed. Mr. Abrams was a member of the Laurens County Cruise Club and was an avid outdoors man who enjoyed fishing, boating and golf. He was twice married, first to the late Polly Owens Abrams.Surviving, in addition to his loving wife of the home, are: his son, Keith (Sara) Abrams of Laurens; his daughter, Kimberly (Dale) Langley of El Dorado, AR; three brothers, Joseph Preston (Pat) Abrams, Jr.

Local churches plan for Father's Day events - Sampson Independent

Saturday, June 10, 2017

On Wednesday, June 7, at 7 p.m. Holly Grove Holiness Church, Clinton, will have service on tonight, and the Rev. Mitchell Brewington will deliver the message.On Saturday, June 10, at 7 p.m. and Sunday June 11, at 11 a.m., Clinton International Church, Clinton will have a special guest in their service, Bishop Wellington Boone.On Sunday, June 11, at 10 a.m. Big Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton, will have Student Appreciation Day. The guest messenger will be the Rev. Leonard Henry, and music by the adult choir.On Sunday, June 11, at 11 a.m. The People’s Church, Clinton, will celebrate Graduate’s Day and the Mary M. Sampson Scholarship Endowment Ceremony. The guest speaker will be Erica S. Jones. She is the director of Project Management Pharmaceutical Product Development LLC (PPD) of Morrisville.On Sunday, June 11, at 11 a.m. Men’s Day Service will be observed at Union Grove Freewill Baptist Church, Keener. The Rev. James Mitchell will bring forth the Men’s Day message and the Men’s Address by Deacon Darrell King. Music rendered by the male choir.On Sunday, June 11, at 11 a.m. Men’s D...

Dale “Mr. D” DeFrance - Tama News-Herald - Toledo Chronicle

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Monday, May 22nd, at the Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest in the Turner Cemetery in rural Garwin. Visitation will be held from 5-7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. The family would appreciate casual or racing attire to be worn in his honor. For condolences, please visit www.mitchellfh.com. Ph. 641-844-1234.Born on Christmas Eve of 1935, in Toledo, IA, he was the son of Arthur and Fern (Lowry) DeFrance. He graduated from the Toledo High School's Class of 1954 and then served our country honorably in the United States Army. While stationed at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, he met the lovely Ivey.Article PhotosDale “Mr. D” DeFranceOn January 16th, 1958, he was united in marriage to the love of his life, Ivey Mary Louise Pruitt, in a wedding officiated by her father, the Rev. Ivan Pruitt. Dale always commented he "kidnapped her" and the two shared nearly 54 years of a blessed marriage before her passing in 2011.Dale was a machinist for Fisher Controls in Marshalltown from 1959 until his retirement in January of 1998. He previously drove a contractor t...

Obituaries, Apr. 11, 2017 - Murray Ledger and Times

Monday, May 01, 2017

Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Jason Sullivan, Randy Ross, Russell Britt, Rebecca Britt, Marshall Tucker and Mitchell Tucker.Online condolences may be left at www.imesfh.com.Imes Funeral Home & Crematory of downtown Murray is in charge of arrangements. William ‘Bill’ HinaCoach William “Bill” Hina of Henderson, Kentucky, died Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at Cornerstone Hospice of Love in Tavares, Florida.He was born Dec. 18, 1935, in Sturgis, Kentucky, to Ernest and Mary Hina.He was a football coach with an outstanding record, starting his career at the old Henderson City High when it won the football state championship in 1959. Following his success at City High, the young football coach moved on to be one of the new coaches at Murray State University, where he played his college ball. He coached at MSU for 19 years.He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ada Ruth “Scotti” Hina, his parents, five brothers and one sister.Coach Hina is survived by his wife of 39 years, Charlsie Hina of Henderson; a daughter, Mary Martha Delp of Manassas, Virginia; brothers Glen and Harry, both of Owensboro, and Henry of Sturgis; a granddaughter and two great-grandsons.A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Sturgis. Visitors are invited to bring memorabilia such as photographs to be displayed at the service in honor of Coach Hina.Genice PottsGenice Potts, 56, of Murray, Kentucky, died Saturday, April 8, 2017, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital.She was born April 30, 1960, in Calloway County, Kentucky. She was of the Baptist faith.She was preceded in death by her father, Shelby Potts, and her grandparents, Durwood and Katy Potts and Commodore and Era Orr.Ms. Potts is survived by her mother, Barbara Potts of Kirksey; a son, David Wade Todd of Owensboro; two brothers, Jimmy Potts and wife Lori of Murray and Glen Potts and wife Lisa of Maryland; three grandchildren, Eugene, Grant and Kayden; two nephews, Wesley and Matthew Potts; and a niece, Kala Potts.Graveside services were at 11 a.m., Monday, April 10, 2017, at Westfork Baptist Church Cemetery with Kerry Lambert officiating.Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House, 807 Poplar St., Murray, KY 42071.Online condolences may left at www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com.The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.Rebecca PotterRebecca Potter, 56, of New Concord, Kentucky, died Thursday, April 6, 2017, at her home.She was born July 23, 1960, in Calloway County, Kentucky. She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Missionary Church, where she taught the elementary class on Sunday mornings and Wednesday nights.She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Lynn and Lucy Ferguson and Ott and Vannie Hurt; a brother-in-law, David Potter; and aunts Eva and Neva.Mrs. Potter is survived by her husband, Michael George Potter of New Concord, whom she married May 27, 1992, in Calloway County, Kentucky; two sons, Michael Paul Potter and wife Michelle and Dakota Blue Potter and wife Jennifer, all of New Concord; her parents, Vernon Gregory Ferguson and Frankie Lee Hurt Ferguson of New Concord; her father and mother-in-law, Jim and JoAnn Potter of New Concord; two sisters, Joyce Gamble of New Concord and Debbie McCuiston and husband Darren of Murray; a sister-in-law, Cari Elkins and husband Phillip of Murray; her brother, Joey Ferguson of New Concord; two grandchildren, Whitney and Kaitlyn Potter, both of New Concord; several nieces and nephews and several...

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Maggie Tennison

Monday, June 26, 2017

Tommy Edward Wolfe, Gwendolyn Faye Sanchez, Cassie Jean Tennison and Skylar Dane Short, and seven siblings, Junior Blackbear, Betty Swake, Nancy Faye Wolfe, Billy Joe Wolfe, Mitchell Wolfe, Dick Wolfe and Wayne “Ryder” Wolfe. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5-8 pm, Friday, June 23, 2017 and with services scheduled for 2:00 pm, Saturday, June 24, 2017 both at Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home chapel in Grove, Oklahoma. Online condolences can by made by viewing Maggie’s Book of Memories at www.honoringmemories.com.

Mary Bell Higgins - My Stratford Now

Monday, June 19, 2017

Mary Higgins, 99, of Mitchell passed away at the Ritz Lutheran Villa, Mitchell on Saturday, June 17, 2017.Wife of the late Joe Higgins. Mother of Joanne Purchase and Wayne Higgins. Grandmother of Catherine Brown, Marilyn Brown, Nathan Brown, Jodeyne Higgins, Janis Higgins and Judy Higgins. Great grandmother of Nicholas Teo and Signey Rice. Step-grandmother of Rob Purchase and Allison Purchase. Step-great grandmother of Lucy Purchase and Ethan and Will Demaine. Aunt of Floyd Smith and Rick Smith.Visitation at the Lockhart Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 20th from 6-9 pm. Funeral service on Wednesday at 11:00 am. Memorial donations to a charity of choice may be made at www.LockhartFuneralHome.com.

David Abrams - Index-Journal

Monday, June 19, 2017

Martha Ann Owens Abrams, of 110 Shady Lane, died Monday, June 12, 2017 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.Born in Laurens County, he was a son of the late Joseph Preston “JP” and Jessie Mitchell Abrams. He was an Associate member of Ware Shoals First Presbyterian Church and the Men’s Bible Sunday School Class. He was a past member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church and was a veteran of the US Army Reserves. He was a graduate of Upper Iowa University, where he earned a BA Degree. Mr. Abrams retired from Monsanto after 36 years of service. He was a member of the Ware Shoals Catfish Feastival Board of Directors, and was an active and involved volunteer in any Ware Shoals community activity. He was a member of the RE/Water Greenville SC, committee serving to monitor the needs and quality of the Reedy River Water Shed. Mr. Abrams was a member of the Laurens County Cruise Club and was an avid outdoors man who enjoyed fishing, boating and golf. He was twice married, first to the late Polly Owens Abrams.Surviving, in addition to his loving wife of the home, are: his son, Keith (Sara) Abrams of Laurens; his daughter, Kimberly (Dale) Langley of El Dorado, AR; three brothers, Joseph Preston (Pat) Abrams, Jr.

Local churches plan for Father's Day events - Sampson Independent

Saturday, June 10, 2017

On Wednesday, June 7, at 7 p.m. Holly Grove Holiness Church, Clinton, will have service on tonight, and the Rev. Mitchell Brewington will deliver the message.On Saturday, June 10, at 7 p.m. and Sunday June 11, at 11 a.m., Clinton International Church, Clinton will have a special guest in their service, Bishop Wellington Boone.On Sunday, June 11, at 10 a.m. Big Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Clinton, will have Student Appreciation Day. The guest messenger will be the Rev. Leonard Henry, and music by the adult choir.On Sunday, June 11, at 11 a.m. The People’s Church, Clinton, will celebrate Graduate’s Day and the Mary M. Sampson Scholarship Endowment Ceremony. The guest speaker will be Erica S. Jones. She is the director of Project Management Pharmaceutical Product Development LLC (PPD) of Morrisville.On Sunday, June 11, at 11 a.m. Men’s Day Service will be observed at Union Grove Freewill Baptist Church, Keener. The Rev. James Mitchell will bring forth the Men’s Day message and the Men’s Address by Deacon Darrell King. Music rendered by the male choir.On Sunday, June 11, at 11 a.m. Men’s D...

Dale “Mr. D” DeFrance - Tama News-Herald - Toledo Chronicle

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Monday, May 22nd, at the Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest in the Turner Cemetery in rural Garwin. Visitation will be held from 5-7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. The family would appreciate casual or racing attire to be worn in his honor. For condolences, please visit www.mitchellfh.com. Ph. 641-844-1234.Born on Christmas Eve of 1935, in Toledo, IA, he was the son of Arthur and Fern (Lowry) DeFrance. He graduated from the Toledo High School's Class of 1954 and then served our country honorably in the United States Army. While stationed at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, he met the lovely Ivey.Article PhotosDale “Mr. D” DeFranceOn January 16th, 1958, he was united in marriage to the love of his life, Ivey Mary Louise Pruitt, in a wedding officiated by her father, the Rev. Ivan Pruitt. Dale always commented he "kidnapped her" and the two shared nearly 54 years of a blessed marriage before her passing in 2011.Dale was a machinist for Fisher Controls in Marshalltown from 1959 until his retirement in January of 1998. He previously drove a contractor t...

Obituaries, Apr. 11, 2017 - Murray Ledger and Times

Monday, May 01, 2017

Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Jason Sullivan, Randy Ross, Russell Britt, Rebecca Britt, Marshall Tucker and Mitchell Tucker.Online condolences may be left at www.imesfh.com.Imes Funeral Home & Crematory of downtown Murray is in charge of arrangements. William ‘Bill’ HinaCoach William “Bill” Hina of Henderson, Kentucky, died Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at Cornerstone Hospice of Love in Tavares, Florida.He was born Dec. 18, 1935, in Sturgis, Kentucky, to Ernest and Mary Hina.He was a football coach with an outstanding record, starting his career at the old Henderson City High when it won the football state championship in 1959. Following his success at City High, the young football coach moved on to be one of the new coaches at Murray State University, where he played his college ball. He coached at MSU for 19 years.He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ada Ruth “Scotti” Hina, his parents, five brothers and one sister.Coach Hina is survived by his wife of 39 years, Charlsie Hina of Henderson; a daughter, Mary Martha Delp of Manassas, Virginia; brothers Glen and Harry, both of Owensboro, and Henry of Sturgis; a granddaughter and two great-grandsons.A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Sturgis. Visitors are invited to bring memorabilia such as photographs to be displayed at the service in honor of Coach Hina.Genice PottsGenice Potts, 56, of Murray, Kentucky, died Saturday, April 8, 2017, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital.She was born April 30, 1960, in Calloway County, Kentucky. She was of the Baptist faith.She was preceded in death by her father, Shelby Potts, and her grandparents, Durwood and Katy Potts and Commodore and Era Orr.Ms. Potts is survived by her mother, Barbara Potts of Kirksey; a son, David Wade Todd of Owensboro; two brothers, Jimmy Potts and wife Lori of Murray and Glen Potts and wife Lisa of Maryland; three grandchildren, Eugene, Grant and Kayden; two nephews, Wesley and Matthew Potts; and a niece, Kala Potts.Graveside services were at 11 a.m., Monday, April 10, 2017, at Westfork Baptist Church Cemetery with Kerry Lambert officiating.Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House, 807 Poplar St., Murray, KY 42071.Online condolences may left at www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com.The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.Rebecca PotterRebecca Potter, 56, of New Concord, Kentucky, died Thursday, April 6, 2017, at her home.She was born July 23, 1960, in Calloway County, Kentucky. She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Missionary Church, where she taught the elementary class on Sunday mornings and Wednesday nights.She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Lynn and Lucy Ferguson and Ott and Vannie Hurt; a brother-in-law, David Potter; and aunts Eva and Neva.Mrs. Potter is survived by her husband, Michael George Potter of New Concord, whom she married May 27, 1992, in Calloway County, Kentucky; two sons, Michael Paul Potter and wife Michelle and Dakota Blue Potter and wife Jennifer, all of New Concord; her parents, Vernon Gregory Ferguson and Frankie Lee Hurt Ferguson of New Concord; her father and mother-in-law, Jim and JoAnn Potter of New Concord; two sisters, Joyce Gamble of New Concord and Debbie McCuiston and husband Darren of Murray; a sister-in-law, Cari Elkins and husband Phillip of Murray; her brother, Joey Ferguson of New Concord; two grandchildren, Whitney and Kaitlyn Potter, both of New Concord; several nieces and nephews and several...