Obituary of Mary Evelyn Bair
Bedford – Mary Evelyn Kern Bair, 91, of Bedford, died at 3:10 pm on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at Westview Nursing and Rehab.
Born January 12, 1928 in Fayetteville, IN, she was the daughter of James Harlie and Emma (McKinney) Kern. She married Thomas Harold Bair on April 3, 1948 in New Albany, IN and he preceded her in death on September 26, 1996. She had worked at the Bedford Courthouse for twenty years and had volunteered in the Auxiliary at Bedford Medical Center for several years. She attended Leesville United Methodist Church. She was an avid reader and traveler, and she loved painting in her studio.
Survivors include a son, John Michael Bair, of Bedford; a daughter, Susan Elaine Moreland, of Terre Haute; five grandchildren, Tiffani Kurtz, Tabatha Anderson, Tara Bair, all of Bedford, Shea Moreland, of Bloomington, Ashley Moreland, of Seattle, WA; six great-grandchildren, Eden and Davin Anderson, Camryn and Cash Kurtz, Kailee Schneider, and Onora Moreland; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a brother, James Howard Kern, and two great-grandchildren, Carson and Campbell Kurtz.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Sunday, January 27th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with George Browning officiating. Burial will follow in the Erie Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Saturday, January 26th at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.