Lela Mae Anderson, Martha Jane Hand, Deborah K. Terrell

Lela Mae Anderson

Lela Mae (Johnson) Anderson, 96, of Bicknell, passed away on Wednesday, April 3 2019, at Good Samaritan Hospital.

Lela was born on Sept. 23, 1922, in Clay County, the daughter of E. Frank and Iva (Haviland) Johnson. She married Carl “Big Dog” Anderson on April 22, 1938. He preceded her in death on Aug. 22, 2004. Lela had worked at Public Service Indiana in Bicknell and also at John Welsh’s Brokerage House in Vincennes. She was a member of the Asbury Chapel Methodist Church, the North Knox Social Ministries, and she was a Blue Lady at Good Samaritan Hospital.

She is survived by her children, James Frank Anderson and his wife, Roberta, of Terre Haute, Nancy Forst and her husband, Eric, of Garrett, Carl Anderson and his wife, Norma, of Jeffersonville, and David Anderson and his wife, Teresa, of Bruceville; and 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and 21 great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Carl, Lela was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Carol Hulen; and three grandsons, Chad Anderson, Kevin Anderson, and Terry Shake.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery Mausoleum in Bicknell with John McClure officiating. Visitation will be noon until the hour of services on Saturday at the cemetery. Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home Bicknell Chapel handled the arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at www.fredrickandson.com.

Martha Jane Hand

Martha Jane (Hussey) Hand, 94, of Washington, passed away at 11:00 pm on May 19, 2019 at the Legends Village Assisted Living Community.

Martha was born on July 24, 1924 in Vincennes to Lawrence and Edna (Conard) Husey. She was a 1942 graduate of Lincoln High School. She was a former secretary for DeKalb Agriculture Association, Tip Top Creamery and a cashier at Washington High school cafeteria. She was a member of the Washington Free Methodist Church, Women’s Missionary International and active in the RSVP. She loved her family, her church and making teddy bears for RSVP.

Her husband, Leo Kenneth Hand, who she married on April 1, 1943 preceded her in death on November 17, 2000.

Surviving are two sons, Philip Hand and Richard Hand and his wife, Lawana; two grandsons, Ritchie Hand and his wife, Alicia, and Jarvis hand and his wife, Casey; two great-grandchildren, Clarke and Lillian; and one niece and four nephews.

In addition to her husband, Leo, she was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Jean Hand; a sister, Dorothy Caughran; two brothers, Joe and Eugene; and her parents.

Friends and relatives may visit with Martha’s family from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday at Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home, 2020 State St., Washington. Martha’s funeral service will be 10 a.m. on Thursday at Free Methodist Church, 1155 Troy Road, Washington with Pastor Adam Conder officiating. Interment will be in Bethany Cemetery. Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home is honored to assist the Hand family with arrangements.

Online memories may be shared with Martha’s family and friends at www.goodwinsieversfh.com.

Deborah K. Terrell

Deborah K. “Debbie” (Bedwell) Terrell, 64, of Freelandville, passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Sullivan County on Jan. 11, 1955 to Rolland “Rollie” Bedwell and Betty (Hay) Bedwell. Debbie enjoyed gardening, singing, camping, spending time at Indian Creek Baptist Camp and spending time with the grandkids. She was a loving and compassionate nurse for 24 years at Good Samaritan Hospital, where she treated every patient like family.

Survivors include her mother, Betty Bedwell; daughters, Jamie Gardner and her husband, Jimmy, and Leah Wible and her husband, Brad; five brothers, Randy Bedwell, Mark Bedwell, and his wife, Abbie, Jim Bedwell and his wife, Jody, Butch Bedwell and his wife, Susan, and Bob Bedwell; five grandchildren Taylor, Jackie, Jocey, Jake, Sam; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Rollie; brothers David and Joe; and a sister in-law, Susan K. Bedwell.

Services for Debbie will be 11 a.m. on Thursday at Holmes Memorial Chapel in Sullivan, with Rev. Glenn Archer officiating. Burial will be at Indian Prairie Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.


Satterthwaite, Gene Allen, died May 14. Services: 1 p.m. CDT today at the Cunningham Funeral Home, Bridgeport, Illinois. Burial: Allendale Cemetery. Memorials: Assembly of God Church. Condolences: www.cunninghamfuneralhomes.com.


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