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Jane E. (Wilmarth) Hines

January 4, 1933 ~ June 2, 2018 (age 85)

Jane Elnora Hines, age 85, of Switz City, passed away Saturday Evening, June 2, 2018, at her residence.  She was born in Newburgh on January 4, 1933, the daughter of Hal & Helen (Schnapf) Wilmarth.  

Jane was a graduate of the Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in Indianapolis where she became an Registered Nurse.  Throughout the years, she worked for Home Hospital in Lafayette,  Freeman Greene County Hospital and Glenburn Home, both in Linton.

Jane was a member at Linton First United Methodist Church where she served as Parrish Nurse for many years.  She also served with Loaves & Fishes that prepare items for school children.  Jane was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who loved her family.

She is survived by her husband, Charles Hines, whom she married April 25, 1954 at Main Street Methodist Church in Boonville, Indiana by Reverend Robert Green.  She is also survived by her two sons, David E. (Diann) Hines of Auburn and James E. (Debra) Hines of Centennial, Colorado, a daughter, Ellen J. (Tom) Sanders of Bloomington, nine grandchildren, Katy J. (Paul) Welch, Jacky M. (Nate) Denaway, Douglas P. (Jennelle) Hines, David W. (Jen) Hines, Jonathan D. (Lindsey) Hines, Brian R. Hines, Nathan J. Hines, Ryan D. Hines, and Garrett C. Sanders, and ten great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Kenneth P. Hines, and a sister, Nellie Steinmetz.

Funeral service will be held at Linton First United Methodist Church at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, with Rev.’s Ben Biggs and James Gentry officiating.  Burial will follow at Switz City Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton on Tuesday from 4 to 8 P.M., and Wednesday at the church from 10 A.M. until the time of service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Linton First United Methodist or Heart to Heart Hospice, through the funeral home.

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