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Dorothy J. Inabnitt Herron, 78, Columbus

Dorothy J. Inabnitt Herron, 78, Columbus, died at 2:22 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Columbus Regional Hospital.

Dorothy lived her early life around Trafalgar, attending school in Trafalgar where she was a cheerleader, president of her sophomore class and a member of the Sun Shine Society and the Girls Athletic Society. She was a Brownie leader for five years in Nineveh and had been a Bible school leader at Fairhaven Christian Church where she was a member.

She had lived in Columbus since 1968 and had been employed at several restaurants, including Driftwood Inn and Country Kitchen. She was an employee of the VFW since 1984 and a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles for 40 years where she held many chairs in the ladies auxiliary.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with Brother Larry Calhoun officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 and one hour prior to the service Saturday. Burial will be at Nineveh Christian Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to Bartholomew County Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Born in Indianapolis March 19, 1934, Dorothy was daughter of the late Soloman and Ora Easter Dugger Inabnitt. She was also preceded in death by three husbands, Bobby J. Edmonds, C. Wayne Bensheimer and James Lawson.

She is survived by sons, Richard M. (Carol) Edmonds of Seymour, Gary L. Bensheimer of Franklin, and Michael David Edmonds of Columbus; daughters, Joyce L. Edmonds of Winchester, Ky., Karen K. Mercer of Nineveh, Donna M. (Roger Dean) Bensheimer of Seymour, Beverly J. (Steve) Wilson and Janet R. (Tom) Acton, both of Columbus; a sister, Ora Mae Conrad of Milltown; brothers, David Lee (Arlene) Inabnitt of Franklin and William Thomas (Barbara) Inabnitt of California; 19 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

 

View her memorial video, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the Internet at www.jewellrittman.com.

  • September 1
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • September 1
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • September 1
    Time for inner peace set at local church
    5:30 to 7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • September 2
    Woodworkers Club
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees
    6:30 p.m. BC Intermediate School, 260 Schoolhouse Lane
  • September 3
    Future of rural places subject of talk
    5:30 p.m. Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East
  • September 4
    Farmers market in Bean Blossom
    4 to 7 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • September 4
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • September 5
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • September 5
    BCHS class of 2005 reunion slated
    3 to 6 p.m., 8 p.m. Deer Run Park; Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • September 6
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 8
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • September 8
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
    6:30 p.m. BCCF, 209 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 8
    Retired teachers
    noon Hotel Nashville, 245 N. Jefferson St.
  • September 9
    Nashville Town Council
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 12
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • September 12
    Bible camp planned
    8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 5802 Old Settlers Road behind Brownie's restaurant
  • September 17
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 18
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    4 to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 18
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    7:30 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 19
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    8 a.m. to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 19
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    6 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 20
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    2 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 28
    American history DVD to play at library
    1 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • October 4
    Read to a dog at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane