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Lena “Jean” (Logsdon) Chitwood, 76, Nashville

Lena “Jean” (Logsdon) Chitwood, 76, of Nashville, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, July 25, 2013, at Brown County Health & Living Community. She was a former resident of Morgantown.

Jean was born in Brown County Aug. 11, 1936, to the late Ivy and Dorothy (Sweetwood) Logsdon Sr. She was a 1954 graduate of Helmsburg High School. Jean married Allen E. Chitwood Dec. 23, 1961, in Morgantown. He preceded her in death Jan. 16, 2008, after 46 loving years of marriage.

Jean worked at RCA in Indianapolis, Waycross Camp & Conference Center in Brown County and in various gift shops in downtown Nashville. She enjoyed the contact and interaction with the tourists who passed through Nashville and, whether it was making fudge and caramel apples at Schwab’s Fudge Shop, or selling gift and souvenir items at Townhouse Gifts, this Brown County girl always left people with a smile.

Jean loved spending time with family and friends, especially on the sandy beaches of Florida during her winter there. She would never pass up a good card game and enjoyed quilting, mushroom hunting, and singing in the church choir. She also looked forward to the annual “Old Settlers” gatherings, where she would catch up with what was going on in the lives of her dear friends. Over the years she attended Cottonwood Christian Church and Bear Creek Church, both of Brown County.

Jean is survived by her three daughters, Sandra Chitwood-Moore of North Vernon, Alana (Craig) Porritt and Marylin Chitwood, both of Nashville; five grandchildren, Bronson Taylor, Trever Chitwood, Shyla Moore, Sarah Porritt and Josh Barger; and two great-grandchildren, Dawson and Stetson Taylor. She will be remembered by her three sisters, Marylin Jordan of Avon, Jenny Wheatley and Dorothy Sipes, both of Nashville; and a brother, Ivy “Jack” (Louise) Logsdon of Greenwood. She will be remembered by her five grandchildren 

Jean was preceded in death by two sisters, Margie Gray and Elsie Robinson; and a brother, Edward Logsdon. 

A celebration of life service will be conducted Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Meredith–Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St. in Morgantown. Friends can call from 1 p.m. until service time Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be sent in honor of Jean to Hospice of South Central Indiana, 2626 E. 17th Street, Columbus, IN 47201.

Expression of caring and kindness can be made to the Chitwood family at meredith-clark.com.

  • March 6
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • March 6
    'SpongeBob Movie' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • March 6
    Live band at winery
    7 to 10 p.m. Chateau Thomas Winery, Coachlight Square, 225 S. Van Buren St.
  • March 7
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • March 7
    Meet your legislators at County Office Building
    10 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • March 7
    Meet 'Wilderness Plots' author at the library
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • March 7
    Music celebration at the Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • March 7
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    7:30 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • March 7
    Live music at winery
    7 to 10 p.m. Chateau Thomas Winery, Coachlight Square, 225 S. Van Buren St.
  • March 8
    'Wilderness Plots'-themed concert planned
    4 p.m. BCHS, 235 School House Lane
  • March 8
    Brown County bridal tour slated
    10 a.m. to 6 p.m. various locations
  • March 8
    'SpongeBob Movie' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • March 9
    Beeline beekeepers club
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • March 10
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • March 10
    Soil & water conservation district to celebrate 62 years
    6 p.m. Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould
  • March 10
    Nashville Parking & Public Facilities
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • March 10
    Widowed group euchre party
    1 p.m. Sycamore Valley Community Center, 746 Memorial Drive
  • March 10
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
    6:30 p.m. Brown County Presbyterian Fellowship, 602 State Road 135 North
  • March 10
    CSCD Roads, Security commissions
    6 p.m., 7:30 p.m. CSCD Office, 8377 Cordry Drive; CSLOA Clubhouse, 8751 Nineveh Road
  • March 11
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • March 12
    Rotary Club
    7:15 a.m. Artist Colony Inn, 105 S. Van Buren St.
  • March 12
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • March 12
    BC photography club
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • March 13
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • March 14
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • March 14
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    7:30 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • March 18
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • March 19
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • March 20
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • March 20
    Widowed group
    12:20 p.m. Brown County IGA parking lot, 30 Hawthorne Dr.; St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • March 21
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • March 21
    Jackson Township VFD yard sale
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jackson Township Fire Department, 4831 Helmsburg Road
  • March 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • April 9
    BC photography club
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • April 24
    Wildflower foray slated at historic site
    TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont
  • April 25
    Wildflower foray slated at historic site
    TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont
  • April 26
    County history center dedication slated
    2 p.m. Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould
  • April 26
    Wildflower foray slated at historic site
    TC Steele State Historic Site, 4220 T.C. Steele Road, Belmont