Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

March 4, 2013

Helen W. Readnour, 83

Greensburg Daily News

Greensburg — Helen W. Readnour, 83 of Elwood, died Sunday, March 3, 2013 at Community Parkview Care Center in Elwood.

Helen was born April 14, 1929 in Indianapolis, the daughter of Hansell and Bessie (Taylor) Davis. She retired in 1989 from Arvin Automotive Components in Columbus after more than 35 years of employment. She married Oscar F. Readnour Dec. 22, 1951. Helen was a member of United Methodist Church in Hartsville.

She enjoyed working on various crafting projects and reading. Helen especially enjoyed spending time with her family.

Helen’s family includes four children, Sue Readnour of Colorado Springs, Colo., Linda (husband Steve) Gatewood of Elwood, David Readnour of Brewersville, and Donald Readnour of Elwood; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildre; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 30 years Oscar F. Readnour who died in 1981; three brothers: Marshall Davis, Edward Davis, Roy Davis; and six sisters: Mary Waterman, Hazel Davis, Minnie Turner, Virginia Lamb, Martha Brough, and Barbara Steele.

Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. on Thursday March 7, 2013 at Copher-Fesler-May Funeral Home in Elwood, Rev. Roger Garner officiating.

Burial will follow in Union Presbyterian Cemetery in Decatur County. Visitation for family and friends will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday prior to the funeral at Copher-Fesler-May Funeral Home.

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