Nona Fay (Tinsley) Van Dusen, 69, of Thorntown, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 23, 2013.
Nona was born March 9, 1944, in Swifton, Ark., to Virginia Tinsley and the now late Taylor Tinsley. Reared and educated in Arkansas, she was the salutatorian of her high school class.
She was married to James William “Jim” Van Dusen, and he survives.
Nona worked for 22 years at Waste Management.
A devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Nona loved every minute with her family. She was an avid gardener and loved to grow flowers. She also enjoyed riding motorcycles and watching NASCAR races.
Nona was a member of the Dover Christian Church.
Survivors include her husband, Jim Van Dusen of Thorntown; her mother, Virginia Tinsley of Hoxie, Ark.; two children, Deborah Gardner of North Hollywood, Calif., and Jim (Tricia) Van Dusen Jr. of Frankfort; three sisters, Pat Tinsley, Mary Hawkins and Margie Starling, all of Hoxie; brother, Roger Tinsley of Walnut Ridge, Ark.; grandson, Brandon Van Dusen of Frankfort; and great-grandson, Bentley Van Dusen.
Nona was preceded in death by her father, Taylor Tinsley.
Visitation was held Tuesday in Hoxie. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. today, June 26, at the Bryan Funeral Home, 415 N. West St., in Hoxie. Interment will follow at Lawrence Memorial Cemetery in Hoxie.
Myers Mortuary, 1502 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon, is handling local arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.myersmortuary.com.
Steven G. Veach
Steven G. Veach, 61, of Lebanon, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at his residence. Steve was born in Champaign, Ill., on April 13, 1953, a son of the now late Wilford and Ethel F. (Riner) Veach. He was raised in the Lebanon community, where he
Gail E. Kiefer
Mr. Gail Elmer Kiefer, 92 of Lebanon, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Zionsville Meadows in Zionsville. Gail was born in Pensacola, Fla., on Nov. 30, 1921. He was a son of the now late Elmer and Harriet Kiefer. He attended Indianapolis Publi
Thetis A. Turner
Mrs. Thetis A. Turner, 93, of Lebanon, passed away July 15, 2014, at Parkwood.
Jennie L. Booher
Jennie L. Ritter Booher, 83, passed away July 21, 2014.
Phillip J. Taylor
Phillip Taylor, 64, of Cambridge, Mass., formerly of Thorntown, passed away June 30, 2014, at his home.
Loueva E. Campbell
Mrs. Loueva Eileen Campbell (Newman) passed away peacefully in her residence in Fullerton, Calif., on July 16, 2014 at age 91.
Cindy S. Nichols
Mrs. Cindy Sue Nichols, 57, of Thorntown, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014, at her father’s home in Albany, Ky.
Donovan C. Oden
Donovan C. Oden, 51, of Whitestown, passed away July 18, 2014.
Connie S. Cain
Connie Sue (McMillan) Cain departed this world in the arms of an angel on July 9, 2014.Connie was born Oct. 23,1952, to Carl and Hazel (Throckmorton) McMillan in Danville, Va.She met the love of her life Lewis Cain Jr., and they married on March 28,
Charles W. Wolfe
Mr. Charles W. Wolfe, 89, of Lebanon, passed away July 16, 2014, at Witham Health Services.Charles was born Nov. 10, 1924 in Boone County, the son of the now late Dolpha “DD” and Faye (Bishop) Wolfe. He was married to Mary (Underwood) Wolfe. She surv
- Steven G. Veach