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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.

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  • September 4
    Farmers market in Bean Blossom
    4 to 7 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • September 4
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • September 4
    "Rounding Third" at the Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 5
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • September 5
    BCHS class of 2005 reunion slated
    3 to 6 p.m., 8 p.m. Deer Run Park; Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • September 5
    "Rounding Third" at the Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 6
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 6
    'Ant-Man' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 7
    'Ant-Man' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 7
    Government offices CLOSED
  • September 8
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • September 8
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • September 8
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
    6:30 p.m. BCCF, 209 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 8
    CSCD Roads, Security commissions
    6 p.m., 7:30 p.m. CSCD Office, 8377 Cordry Drive, CSLOA Clubhouse, 8751 Nineveh Road
  • September 8
    Retired teachers
    noon Hotel Nashville, 245 N. Jefferson St.
  • September 8
    Nashville Parking & Public Facilities
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 9
    Nashville Town Council
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 10
    'Ant-Man' at the Playhouse
    7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 10
    Nashville Arts & Entertainment Commission
    10 a.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 11
    "Rounding Third" at the Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 12
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • September 12
    Bible camp planned
    8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 5802 Old Settlers Road behind Brownie's restaurant
  • September 12
    "Rounding Third" at the Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 12
    Beer and live music at inn
    12:30 to 4 p.m. Story Inn, 6404 State Road 135 South
  • September 12
    Live birds of prey at fundraiser
    5 to 9 p.m. Brown County State Park, 1450 State Road 46 East (north entrance)
  • September 12
    Concert, dinner for emergency services
    7 p.m., 8 p.m. to midnight Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • September 13
    'Ant-Man' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 14
    Beeline beekeepers club
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 15
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • September 17
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 18
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    4 to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 18
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    7:30 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 19
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    8 a.m. to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 19
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    6 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 20
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    2 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 26
    CCC reunion slated at state park
    10:30 a.m. Brown County State Park, 1450 State Road 46 East (north entrance)
  • September 28
    American history DVD to play at library
    1 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 28
    American history DVD to play at library
    1 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • October 4
    Read to a dog at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane