Verna “Jeanie” Beesley, age 93, passed away Thursday, November 21, 2019, at Brookville Health Care Center in Brookville, Indiana. Born January 13, 1926 in Cedar Grove, Indiana the daughter of Glenn and Carrie (Mire) Beesley.Jeanie worked many years at US Shoe in Harrison, Ohio, but most of all she loved to be outdoors working along side her parents on the farm.Survived by her sisters Hazel Schuck of Oxford, Ohio, Glenna Beesley of Brookville, Indiana and Bonnie (Larry) Cochran of Bright, Indiana. Jeanie is also survived by many nieces, nephews and several great nieces and nephews.Proceeded in death by her parents Glenn and Carrie Beesley and her brothers Floyd Beesley, Delmar Beesley and Orville “Bud” Beesley.Visitation Wednesday, November 27, 2019 from 11:00 A.M. to the time of funeral services at 12:00 P.M. with Pastor Shawn Crisman officiating all at Jackman Hensley Funeral Home 215 Broadway Street Harrison, Ohio 45030. Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Mt. Carmel, Indiana.Memorials may be directed to the Drewersburg Fire Department c/o the Funeral Home.
Pastor Carolyn Williams, 80, of Greensburg, formerly of Holton passed away at 1pm, Wednesday, May 21, 2020 at the home of her son in Greensburg. She was born near Holton on November 30, 1939 the daughter of Lester and Madge Beach Schlotman. She was married to Gerald Williams on September 12, 1954 and he preceded her in death on October 11, 2012. Survivors include three sons Mark (Jana) Williams of Edinburg, Steve (Beth) Williams of Nashville, Tennessee, and Andy (Theresa) Williams of Greensburg; two daughters Beth (James) Kraus of Dover, and Lisa (Dennis) Granger of Batesville; 18 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren; one sister Donna (Gerimo) Hernandez of Batesville. She was also preceded in death by her parents and her daughter Sue Rice. Mrs. Williams was the former pastor of the Greensburg Free Methodist Church and had served as chaplain for the Decatur County Memorial Hospital in Greensburg. Her calling in life was to share the Gospel of Christ and doing social and ministry work. Carolyn also enjoyed doing arts and crafts and spending time with her many grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 27th at 11am at the Flat Rock Baptist Church west of Osgood with Carolyn’s grandson Stephen Rice officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will also be at the church beginning at 10am. Memorials may be given to the Flat Rock Baptist Church in care of the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles.