Betty Box

Betty L. Box, 83, of Hanover, died Friday, July 26, 2013, at her daughter's home in Madison.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Grayson Funeral Home in Hanover.

Opal Lovelace

Opal Louise Lovelace, 92, of Madison, formerly of Morgantown, died Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Hickory Creek.

She was born Oct. 12, 1920, in Martinsville, to Manfred C. and Bessie A. Glidden Smith. She was a licensed practical nurse for 15 years, working in the nursery of the Johnson County Hospital before retiring in 1980. She was a member of the Morgantown Baptist Church, Order of Eastern Star, Morgantown Chapter 579 and the Morgantown Rebekah's. She enjoyed painting, quilting and making cane baskets.

She is survived by one son, Tom L. Lovelace of Indianapolis; one daughter, Phoebe L. Sewell of Greenwood; one sister, Veda F. Smith of Tampa, Fla.; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph R. Lovelace, whom she married July 19, 1942; two sons, Paul Lovelace and Sam Lovelace; her parents; five brothers, Marion Smith, Chester Smith, Forrest L. Smith, James P. Smith and H. Floyd Smith; and one sister, Hazel K. Frownfelter.

A graveside service and burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood.

Friends may call at the Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Greenwood Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Alzheimer's Association, 50 East 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.

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Freida Moreland

Freida Sue Moreland, 68, of Jeffersonville, died Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.

She was born Jan. 5, 1945, in Bedford, to Lewis and Dorothy Bright Williams. She was a former cafeteria worker at New Washington Elementary. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in New Washington.

She is survived by her husband, Merrill Moreland Sr.; four sons, Merrill E. Moreland Jr. of Jeffersonville, Leo Timothy Moreland Sr. of Nabb, Louis Ray Moreland and Kevin Gerald Moreland, both of Jeffersonville; one daughter, Bobbie Jo Pettit of Hanover; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 10 a.m. until the service.

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