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William "Bill" H. Griner, 96, Edinburgh

William "Bill" H. Griner, 96, Edinburgh, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 at Miller's Merry Manor in Hope.

Before retirng, he was employed at Cummins Engine Company for 38 years. He was also a farmer and continued farming after retiring.

He was a member of Hartsville United Methodist Church since 1951 and was also a member of the Diesel Worker's Union.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb 10 at Norman Funeral Home in Hope. Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Born March 15, 1917 in Brown County, Bill was son of C. Edward Griner and Bertha Lawson Griner. He married Helen Turner Sept. 12, 1941 in Nashville,  and she preceded him in death Aug. 23, 2001.

Survivors include a daughter, Sandra R. Beckett (Olas) of Georgetown; grandchildren, Betsy Ann Beckett of Edinburgh, Polly Dee Beckett of Corydon and Barry Alan Beckett of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; great-grandchildren, Jarrett Wayne Beckett and Cody Hayden Beckett, both of Depauw and Austin Alan Beckett of Indianapolis.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Mary Ausetta Ridenauer, Alonzo and Noah Griner; and half-sister, Dorothy Lucas.

Memorial contributions cam be made to Hartsville United Methodist Church or the Alzeheimer's Association.

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