Hill women killed in tragic accident
An accident on Chesterville Road in Dearborn County has claimed
the lives of two women from Moores Hill.
The Dearborn County Sheriffs Department said the accident
occurred Saturday, August 21 about 4:50 p.m. where both drivers,
Abigail Redwine, 23 and Misty Bressert, 39 died at the scene of
the head on crash.
A nine-year old passenger in the Bressert vehicle was treated and
released for injuries sustained in the crash.
The crash is still under investigation by the Dearborn County Sheriff's
Abigail Redwine or Abbey as she was known to her family
and friends, was born October 26, 1986 in Media, PA to Gordon and
Annette (Stamey) Redwine, who survive. She graduated from El Toro
High School in Lake Forest, CA.
Redwine moved to the Moores Hill area about six years ago and was
employed as an escrow clerk with the Friendship State Bank in Friendship.
She was described as having many friends and was loved by everyone
wherever she went. Abbey enjoyed riding quads, playing soccer, and
driving her gray Ford F150 4-wheel drive pick up truck, which was
her pride and joy.
Redwine was very close to her brother, Tanner, who is in the Marines
and stationed at Camp Lejeune, NC. The two were described as best
friends. Friends of Abbey noted she was worried sick when
her brother was on recent tours in Iraq and was in constant contact
Funeral services for Redwine will be held Thursday, August 26 at
10:30 a.m. at the Bear Creek Baptist Church in Friendship with Pastor
Sherman Hughes officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday, August
25 from 5-8 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in the Oakdale Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Bear Creek Baptist Church in her memory.
Arrangements are being handled by Filter-DeVries Funeral Home, Dillsboro.
Misty Bressert also died as a result of the head-on collision. She
was born January 3, 1971 in Lawrenceburg.
Bressert was a 1989 graduate of South Dearborn High School. She
attended the Versailles Baptist Church and was a Team Mom for the
South Dearborn B-Ball Crusaders. She is described as a person who
lived for her family.
Bressert was employed in the office for the Campbell-Hausfeld Foundry,
where she worked for several years.
She is survived by her husband, Daniel R. Bressert of Moores Hill,
and three children, all at home: Kory, Makenzie and Lane.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 26 at 11:00 a.m.
at the Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, Aurora. Visitation will be held
from 4-9 p.m. Wednesday, August 25.
Memorials may be made to the Bressert Children Trust Fund through
the funeral home.
Editors note: See full obituaries inside todays paper.