Bessie M. Rainbolt
Bessie M. Rainbolt, 90, Corydon, Ind., passed away Sunday, May 10, 2020, at Harrison Healthcare Center in Corydon.
She was born May 22, 1929, in Meade County, Ky., the daughter of Allan and Myrtle Streble Smith.
Bessie was first employed at the old Hudson’s Grocery Store and then Lamon & Davis Hardware and finally retired from O’Bannon Office Supply, all located in Corydon. She attended Corydon Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Roy Smith; and five sisters, Alma Cox, Lillian Miller, Ethel Mann, Mary Guidotti and Betty Smith.
She is survived by her husband, Edmund Rainbolt, and her daughter, Connie Miller (Joe), all of Corydon.
Visitation: Wednesday, May 13, 2020, from 4 to 8 p.m. and Thursday, May 14, from after 10 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon. Current restrictions concerning Indiana State COVID-19, limit gatherings to 25 people or less, so please see attendant at the door for direction.
Funeral: Thursday, May 14, 2020, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. The family would like to invite you to listen to the funeral ceremony from the safety and comfort of your car as we air it on 106.7 FM in the east parking lot. Following the funeral ceremony, the family will step outside to acknowledge visitors as we dismiss vehicles from the lot. Please show your love and support safely and remain in your vehicles for the duration of the service out of respect for the family, yourself and the community.
The family suggests memorial donations be made to Corydon Christian Church at 216 N. Mulberry St., Corydon, IN 47112.