Friday, July 2, 2004

Esther Baysinger, 63, of Brazil, died at 5:05 a.m. on Friday, July 2, 2004, at her son's residence.

She was born April 25, 1941, in Clay County. She was the daughter of Thurman and Ruby Mac Carlin O'Dell.

She attended Brazil High School. Following high school, she worked as a housekeeper at the Restway Inn and as a route carrier for The Brazil Times.

She was preceded in death by her parents and five brothers, Lester, Robert, Ralph, Frank and Thomas O'Dell.

She is survived by two sons, Randy and wife Raylene Baysinger of Turner, Ind., and Bruce and wife Martha Baysinger of Brazil; one daughter, Pam Whitlow and husband Terry of Plainfield; one brother, Chales O'Dell of Carbon; three sisters, Norma Drake of Brazil; Clara Hoffman of Brazil and Kathryn Mandrell of Indianapolis; and four grandchildren, Micah Baysinger and Stephanie, Danielle and Destin.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Moore Funeral Home with burial to follow at Clearview Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon until time of service Wednesday.