Carol Bedford, 53, of McLeansboro, died Friday, July 31, 2015. She was born Nov. 4, 1961, in Phoenix, the daughter of Dennis Bedford and Jean (Kirsch) Bedford. She is survived by her mother, Jean Brown and husband Jim of Billings, Mont.; two sons, William Dennis Bedford of Carbondale and Edwin Dean Johnson and wife Bryanna of McLeansboro; one daughter, Angela Jean Mehalek; two brothers, Jeff Bedford of Weatherford, Texas and Daniel Bedford of Billings, Mont.; and two half-brothers, Jim Brown of Phoenix and Jeff Brown of Chino Valley, Ariz. She was preceded in death by her father. She was a member of Dahlgren Baptist Church. She loved working on crafts and bowling. As per her personal request, her body was cremated. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, at Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro. The visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the memorial service with the Rev. Ivan Byrd officiating. Donations to the family will be accepted at Harre Funeral Home. Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro is in charge of all of the arrangements.
Published on  August 6, 2015