Rushville Republican

November 30, 2012

Ameliabel Highlander, 92


Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — Ameliabel Highlander, 92, of Rushville, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 at Miller’s Merry Manor.

Ameliabel was born March 26, 1920, a daughter of the late Gertrude (Bowels) and Gertrue White. She was the widow of William L. Highlander; he died Nov. 27, 1968.

She is survived by two children, Wayne W, (Brenda) Highlander of Connersville and Peggy (Rex) Gosnell of Rushville; grandsons, Bradley Hughes of Greensburg, Jeff (Linette) Hughes of Milroy, Bill (Emma) Highlander of Connersville; granddaughters, Tracey (Jeff) Jacobs of Connersville, Melinda (Gregg) Shank of Chambersburg, Pa., Camelia Hughes of Anderson.

She retired from Schnadig Corp. of Rushville. She was a member of Milroy United Methodist Church and a graduate of New Salem High School.

Funeral service was at 11 a.m. Friday at Burns Funeral Home, Milroy. Rev. Valerie Wilson officiated. Burial followed in Maple Grove Cemetery, Brookville.

Memorials to Milroy Methodist Church.


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