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Jessie H. Hines, 89, Royal Center, passed away peacefully at 12:18 a.m. Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at Pulaski Memorial Hospital in Winamac.
Born Aug. 12, 1927 in Fulton County, she was the daughter of the late J. Calvin and Rosa (Manes) MacLain.
She was a Kewanna High School graduate.
Jessie married Cecil E. Hines Aug. 12, 1927, and he preceded her in death April 7, 2000.
She was a homemaker and farm wife. Jessie was also a member of Thornhope Community Church and enjoyed gardening and reading. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.
Survivors include her children, Judy (Tim) Sparks, Peru, and Mark (Cindy) Hines, Royal Center; sisters, Ruth (James) Hart, Plymouth, Emily Brown, Knox, and Lawrence (Mabel) MacLain, Kewanna; grandchildren, Chandra (Steve) Felker, Charles (Julie) Hines, Eric Hines and Aaron (Farrah) Hines; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Cecil E. Hines Jr.; daughters, Lois Jean Hines and Susan Hines Moss; brothers, Hugh and Clifford MacLain; and sisters, Mattie Rainey, Blanche Culver, Roxie Fry, Marilyn Zartman, Flo Conley, Gladys Stutzman and Merle Isaacs.
Services will be at noon Thursday, March 9, at Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home, Royal Center Chapel, with Pastor David Webb officiating. Burial will be at Thompson Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Thursday at the funeral chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Thornhope Community Church Building Fund.
Please sign the online guestbook or leave a message of condolence for the Hines family at www.ransfuneralhomes.com
Published on March 7, 2017
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