Dorothy F. "Dot" Bedwell, 85, Terre Haute, went home to be with The Lord while surrounded by her family at 10:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, at Meadows Manor East, Terre Haute.
Born Oct. 22, 1922, in Jasonville, she was the daughter of Josiah W. "John" McGuire and Nellie Frances (Bruce) McGuire.
She married James "Junior" Bedwell on Sept. 13, 1941, in a double ceremony with her sister Mary Bell, who married Don Cutts, Sullivan.
She was a homemaker, a member of the Jasonville United Methodist Church and attended Barbour Avenue United Methodist Church when she moved to Terre Haute in 2005. She was a very sweet loving lady with a beautiful smile for everyone and was loved by all who knew her. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and was very devoted to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Survivors include two daughters, Mary Ruth Zurcher and husband Tommy, Center Point, and Debbie Walls and husband Monte, Terre Haute, granddaughter, Jonna Zurcher; grandson, Shane Zurcher and Trent Wall, several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband on July 21, 1993, her parents, two sisters, Naomi Ruth Crist and Mary Belle Cutts, brother Kenneth McGuire; two brothers-in-law, Don Cutts and Charles Crist, and sister-in-law Beulah McGuire.
Funeral services are set for 1 p.m., Saturday, at McClanahan-Lee Funeral Home, 631 E. Main St., Jasonville, with Revs. Bob Roush and Shane Zurcher officiating. Burial will be at Lebanon Cemetery, Midland.
Visitation is from 5-9 p.m. Friday (today) and 9 a.m. until time of services Saturday at the funeral home.