Mary Ruth Shamel, 84, formerly of Brazil, passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, following a lengthy illness. Memorials in Mrs. Shamel's memory may be made to the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana, 435 Limestone St., Indianapolis, Ind., 46202. Private arrangements entrusted to Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home. Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.BittlesandHurt.com.
Mary Ellen Boyer, 93, wife of Paul C. Boyer (deceased) passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at Lynchburg Nursing Center. Memorial gifts may be made to Hospice of Highland Rim at www.hospiceofthehighlandandrimfoundation.... The Cremation Society of Tennessee is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.cremationsocietyoftn.com.