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Jena Rhene PursellPassing: August 12, 2020


Mitchell Cemetery

Graveside Service

Monday, August 17th @ 1:00 p.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Monday, August 17th @ 11:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.


Mitchell Cemetery

Monday, August 17th @ 1:00 p.m.

BEDFORD – Jena Rhene Pursell, 60, passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at her residence.

Born June 26, 1960, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of Jim Pursell and Patricia (Henderson) Kindred.

Jena was a homemaker and loved to cook, clean, and care for her dog, Poochie.  She was a wonderful mother and grandmother, and loved her kids and grandkids.  She was also feisty.  Jena attended the Bedford Baptist Temple.

loving husband and caretaker,
James Edward York of Bedford
Dustin Lee (Arley) Mills of Paoli
Micah James Mills of Bedford
Patric Dean (Kathy) York of Paoli
Meisha Shanae (Evan) Roberts of Bedford
Matthew Shane (Ashley Niccole) York of Bedford
21 grandchildren
Jimmy Pursell of Avon
Lisa Kennedy of Bedford
Denise Rash of Spencer
Charles Turpin of Indiana
Sailor Schofield of Bedford

Her parents and daughter, Jennifer Rhene Pursell, preceded her in death.

Graveside service will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, August 17, at Mitchell Cemetery with Reverend Nathan Sharpe officiating. 

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Monday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

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11 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Misty Ashley | Mitchell Indiana
    Date: August 17, 2020
    My thoughts and prayers are with the family sorry for your loss
  2. Guest: Julie Hack | Orleans Indiana
    Date: August 15, 2020
    So very sorry for your loss. I loved her so much. Hugs and prayers for you all
  3. Guest: Beth Doub | MITCHELL
    Date: August 15, 2020
    So very sorry. Will keep Jena's family in my thoughts and prayers. She was a classmate and was always kind and sweet.
  4. Guest: Lisa | Bedford Indiana
    Date: August 14, 2020
    i am so sorry i had known her for years very good person 🙏 sending hugs and prayers
  5. Guest: Norma (York) | Spencer, Indiana
    Date: August 14, 2020
    RIP (Sis) I know you will be waiting at the gate to walk the rest of the family through.
  6. Guest: Ginger Webb | Greensburg
    Date: August 14, 2020
    Jena was always kind to me. I am so sorry for all of your loss. She is in the arms of Jesus now.
  7. Guest: James york | Bedford
    Date: August 14, 2020
    I have a lifetime of memories of us together good an bad she is my rock she warships the ground i walk on she was my true love she took a big part of me with her I LOVE JENA RIP MY TRUE
  8. Guest: John B Hanner | bedford
    Date: August 14, 2020
    Condolence to the family
  9. Guest: Joe Brown. Flying Squirrel | Jasper indiana
    Date: August 14, 2020
    Sorry to hear about Sassy
  10. Guest: Robin Johnson | Williams
    Date: August 13, 2020
    Rest in ☮ Prayers to the entire family.
  11. Guest: Cynthia A MILLIGAN | Bedford
    Date: August 13, 2020
    Jim, So sorry for yours and your family loss. May God be with you all in your time of need. My heart breaks for you guys.