Obituaries

Ada Rachel Bender 1925 - 2009

Memorial services for Ada Rachel Bender, 83, of Lubbock, Texas, were Monday at 12th Street Church of Christ in Shallowater, Texas. Burial was Wednesday in Whitehead Cemetery in New Paris, Ind. She died Friday, July 17, 2009, in Lubbock.
Mr. Bender was born Sept. 12, 1925, to Dewayne Dewey and Martha Zook Culp in Nappanee, Ind. She ran a press at Goshen Die Cutting factory for 20 years before retiring in 1988. She was a member of the Shallowater Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Bender; a son, Carl Bender; and a granddaughter. She is survived by a daughter, Barbara Hanna and her husband, Joe, of Shallowater,Texas; a grandson, and three great-grandchildren.
Online condolences can be found at mem.com. Resthaven Funeral Home of Lubbock was in charge of the arrangements.