source: Danville Gazette (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, March 24, 1977 - page 9, columns 2-3:
According to a legal notice, in March 1977 Cheryl Denise Pridemore filed a petition in the Hendricks County Superior Court (case # A 77-11) to adopt minor children Larry Dean Pridemore, Jr. and Roy Jacob Pridemore. Their biological father, Larry Dean Pridemore, consented to the adoption. Their biological mother, Betty Pearl Pridemore Hall, was said to have abandoned and deserted them, and her whereabouts were unknown. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court 30 days after the legal notice had been published.