Zelma Birdwell Bean


Zelma Birdwell Bean, 96, of Indianapolis, died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Survivors include her children, Don Eugene (Fran) Bean, and Ronnie Wayne (Linda) and Novis Gayle (Mac) Cassidy; five grandsons; one great-granddaughter and eight great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bedford Myrl Bean.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, 5141 Madison Ave., Indianapolis. Visitation will 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Shriners Hospitals for Children.