Rushville Republican

October 11, 2012

Minnie Jane Herrell, 88


Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — Minnie Jane Herrell, 88, a longtime Glenwood area resident, passed away Oct. 10, 2012 in Greenfield.

She was born Feb. 24, 1924 in Claiborne County, Tenn. to Steward A. and Nanny (Sutton) Fultz. She married Charles H. Herrell June 24, 1946; he preceded her in death Jan. 6, 1993.

Minnie lived in Fayette and Rush Counties (Glenwood area from 1956 to 2006).

She was a recent member of Buck Creek Baptist Church. She was also a charter member of First Southern Baptist Church in Rushville (1961 to 1983) and Western Avenue Baptist Church in Connersville (1983 to 2006).  Minnie worked at the Original Tractor Cab Company for 28 years in the sewing department. She loved gardening, quilting, crossword puzzles and any kind of game and game show.

She is survived by sons, Charles E. “Ed” (Lorinda) of Orange and Kenneth (Lisa) of Connersville; daughters, Janice (Tim) Fields of Greenfield and Victoria (Randy) Stone of New Palestine; 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, Minnie was the last of 12 siblings, brothers, Charlie, Willard, Silas, Hubert, Lon, Warren and Bayless and sisters, Hazel Hurst, Gertrude Hurst, Geneva Dunaway and Dorothy Stone.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 at Moster Mortuary, Rushville with Revs. Lawrence Fultz and John Dunaway presiding. Friends are welcome to visit from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the mortuary. Burial will be in Orange Cemetery in Fayette County.

Memorial contributions may be made to Parkinson’s Research.