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Eva Dee Horning, 83, of Odon, Indiana, departed this life Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, at Ketcham Memorial Center in Odon. She was born Jan. 11, 1935, in Odon, the daughter of Russell and Achie (Blagrave) Pershing.
Eva Dee was a member of the Ladies of the Moose. She worked at RCA and at Merle Norman as a cosmetician before retiring. Eva Dee loved to travel, beside her husband Gene, to Arizona and Florida in their motor home.
Survivors include a son, Dennis Pruett of Odon; daughters Debbie (Jerry) Durnil of Washington, Marsha Grafton of New Port Richey, Florida; stepdaughters Jill Clark of Odon and Millie Combess of Burns City; grandchildren David Horning, Dana Hope Oliver, Nicole Baker, Erik Tosti, Nathan Tosti, Lyndsey Osmond, Ashley Pruett, Jake Durnil, Christy Pinkston, Justin Beasley, Sara Beasley and Daniel Combess: brother Joe (Bobbie) Pershing of Elnora; and several great-grandchildren also survive.
Eva Dee is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Miles Eugene "Gene" Horning; her son, Timothy Pruett; grandson Timmy Pruett; stepsons Jerry and Mark Horning; one brother, Jim Pershing; sisters Bonnie Stuffle, Sue Collins and Virginia Melton.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 2, 2018, at Meng Family Funeral Home, 616 E. Elnora St., Odon, with Richard Smith officiating. Eva Dee will be laid to rest in Fairview Cemetery in Elnora.
Family and friends may call from 9 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 2, at the funeral home.
Arrangements have been entrusted to James W. Meng Jr. and Meng Family Funeral Home in Odon. Online condolences may be sent to www.mengfuneralhome.com.
Published on February 27, 2018
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