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Judy Marlene (Meyer) Long

Judy Marlene (Meyer) Long of Pleasant Plain, OH, was born on May 3, 1950 in Batesville. She went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at the age of 67.

Beloved wife of 42 years to Paul M. Long. Dear sister of Ronald (Linda L.) Meyer, William (Ella) Meyer, Mark (Nancy) Meyer, Ricky (Karen) Meyer, Randy (Linda M.) Meyer and the late David Meyer and Holly Meyer. Cherished daughter of the late Glenn Richard and Pearl Edith (nee Woliung) Meyer. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and many dear friends.

Judy was an elementary school teacher for 30 years. She taught at Osgood Elementary for three years and at Marr Cook Elementary (Goshen, OH) for 27 years. Judy was the church organist at Pleasant Plain Presbyterian Church for 40 years, where she was also the choir director. Judy was inspired by music and she loved to sing. She loved her family and enjoyed serving others and the Lord.

Services were held on Wednesday, August 23 at Pleasant Plain Presbyterian Church, Pleasant Plain, OH., with burial in the Union Cemetery, Symmes TWP, OH. Memorial donations may be made in memory of Judy Long to the Pleasant Plain Presbyterian Church, PO Box 38, Pleasant Plain, OH 45162. Tufts Schildmeyer Funeral Home, Goshen, OH, was in charge of arrangements.

Bonita M. “Bonnie” Franklin

Bonita M. “Bonnie” Franklin, 73, of Versailles, passed away at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, August 26 at her home. She was born at St. Paul on August 24, 1944, the daughter of Glenn and Anna Marie Hartman Townsend. She was married to Charles Franklin on October 26, 1974 and he survives.

Other survivors include two sons, Mark (Carla) Franklin of Holton and Geoff (Sarah) Franklin of Osgood; four grandchildren, Ethan, Kendra, Nicholas, and Madeline Franklin; one brother, Jerry Townsend of North Vernon; two sisters, Sara Harding and Linda Collier both of Shelbyville. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Mrs. Franklin was a 1962 graduate of St. Paul High School. From 1964 to 1966 Bonnie served as a medic with the US Navy at the Naval Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. In civilian life she worked as a postmaster relief person for post offices in Holton, Osgood, Versailles, Friendship, Pierceville, and Osgood, retiring in 2005. She was a former 4-H leader for the Hopewell Clover Bees and also sold ads for 4-H for nine years. Bonnie was a member of the Dabney Baptist Church and one of her greatest thrills was working with the Good News Club at South Ripley for the past nine years.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 30 at 10:30 a.m. at the Dabney Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Bell and Rev. Mike Cantrell officiating. Burial will be in the Dabney Cemetery with military graveside rites by the Versailles American Legion. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles and from 10 a.m. until time of services Wednesday at the church. Memorials may be given to the Hospice of South Central Indiana or CEF (Good News Club) in care of the funeral home.

Mack M. Terry

Mack M. Terry, age 69, of Madison, passed away Monday, August 21, 2017. Funeral services were held Friday, August 25 at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, Madison. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mack Terry Memorial Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences can be made at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, Madison, was in charge of arrangements.

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