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August 14, 2018 • Obituaries
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Carol M. Schwanholt

Carol M. Schwanholt, 79, of Versailles went to be with the Lord at 11:20 p.m., Friday, August 10, 2018 at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison. Carol was born on August 24, 1938 in Anderson, the daughter of J. Floyd and Laura Lowe Bevars. She attended Anderson High School.

She worked many years as a CNA at Decatur County Memorial Hospital, Decatur County Home Health Care Program, and the Lincoln Street Nursing Home. Carol was married to Glen Schwanholt on July 29, 1977 at the First Church of God in Greensburg. Carol loved most of all spending time with family and friends and was very strong in her faith with God. She was very proud when she completed the Summit Theological Seminary and received a degree in Biblical Studies. Carol loved to cook and bake. She made many beautiful cakes for birthdays, weddings, and special occasions. She also made several quilts for family and friends. When her health allowed, she enjoyed helping her husband farm for many years and was also an avid bowler. Carol loved spending many hours reading and studying her Bible and also taught at VBS for several years. Carol is survived by her husband Glenn; four daughters Terri Powers of Versailles, Jean (Don) Duerstock of Greensburg, Peggy Crawford of Jacksonville, Florida, and Joann (Steve) Luedeman of North Vernon; one son John Schwanholt of Madison; her sister Marilyn Kunce of Anderson; two granddaughters Amanda Scheel of Texas, and Aimee (Roger) Cromer of Aurora. In addition she is survived by eight more grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; also by special friend and caretaker Sally Seaser. She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter Rebecca Cole, her great-grandson Brandon Cromer, and her son-in-law Patrick Crawford.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 15 at 10:30 a.m. at the Shelby Christian Church with Tim Heim officiating. Burial will be in the Shelby Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles and from 9:30 a.m. until time of services on Wednesday at the church. Memorials may be given to the Brandon Cromer Memorial Scholarship fund or the Shelby Cemetery in care of the funeral home.


Kay A. Gunter

Kay A. Gunter, 72, of Versailles passed away at 3:40 p.m., Thursday, August 9, 2018 at the Manderley Health Care Center in Osgood. She was born at Batesville on November 30, 1945, the daughter of Nelson and Robena Roberts Gunter. Survivors include her nephews Jason and Eric Gunter both of Texas, as well as numerous cousins across the country; also surviving is her Godly appointed sister, Cinda Cranfill of Versailles. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother and sister-in-law Terry and Sally Gunter, and her Godly appointed sister, Faye Wagner.

Ms. Gunter was a 1963 graduate of Versailles High School and received her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Indiana University in 1966. She was a former employee of Bruns-Gutzwiller in Batesville and had also worked in the business office of the Margaret Mary Community Hospital in Batesville. Kay’s last job was as an accountant with the Bohner and Wagner Tax Office in Osgood. Kay loved animals and enjoyed taking care of her dogs. She was a 60 year member of the Tanglewood Baptist Church. Kay loved the evenings and sunsets so her funeral will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, August 15 at the Tanglewood Baptist Church with Rev. Stephen Mullins officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will also be at the church beginning at 4 p.m. Memorials may be given to the Tanglewood Cemetery in care of the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles.


Matthew Wayne Adkins

Matthew Wayne Adkins, 59, of North Vernon, passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2018 in North Vernon. Funeral services were held Friday, August 10 at Dove-Sharp & Rudical Funeral Home and Cremation Services, North Vernon.

Memorials may be made through the funeral home to cover expenses.

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