2012-06-12 / Obituaries

Sallie Frances Firkins, 88


Sallie Frances Firkins Sallie Frances Firkins Sallie Frances Firkins, age 88, of Hadley, passed away Friday morning, June 8, 2012, at her daughters residence in Roachdale. She was born in Metcalfe County, Kentucky, on April 1, 1924, the daughter of William & Esther (Williams) Bunch.

Sallie was a member of the Hadley Friends Meeting Church in Hadley. Her other memberships include the American Legion & VFW Ladies Auxiliary’s of Linton, the Danville Senior Citizens, and the Ladies Aid of the Hadley Friends Meeting Church. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by a son, Bill (Shirley) Firkins of Linton, a daughter, Jeanette (Chuck) Kleiber of Roachdale, a daughter-in-law, Margaret Firkins of Clayton, a sister, Maxine Firkins of Monon; five grandchildren, Howard (Michelle) Firkins, Cherril (Gary) Crawford, Teresa Thomas, Gary (Terri) Singleton, & Cindy (Todd) Walton; seven great-grandchildren, Dylan, Aaron (Alee), Holly, Wyleigh, Allie, Aubrey, & Adalyn; and three great-great grandchildren, Colton, Hunter, & Maddie.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Finis M. Firkins; a son, Wilbert Firkins; three brothers, Robert, William, & Alan Bunch; & three sisters, Carrie Hicks, Ruth DeVore, & Mary DeVore.

Funeral Service were held at Hadley Friends Meeting Church in Hadley, Indiana at 11:00 A.M. Monday, June 11, 2012, with Chris Wynn officiating. Burial followed at Hadley Cemetery.

Memorial donations can be made to Hadley Friends Meeting Church and envelopes will be available at the church.

Arrangements are being handled by Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton.

Online condolences can be made at www.welchcornett.com.

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