Mona L. Dennis, 90, of Gessie, Ind., went to be with the Lord at 6:20 a.m. EDT Monday, July 14, 2014, at The Waters of Covington.
Mona was born July 2, 1924, near Perrysville, Ind., to Gilbert and Daisy (Winters) Sprouls.
She married the love of her life on April 18, 1946, at Perrysville. They celebrated 68 years of marriage.
She worked at Mussbeck Shoe Factory and General Electric. Later she sold Avon for 50 years and considered everyone on her route a friend. She worked hard at home and loved tending to her flowers. You never saw a dead leaf or dead flower on anyone of them.
Mona was a member of Gessie United Methodist Church, Royal Neighbors of America and Illiana Home Ec Club that she really enjoyed.
She is survived by her husband, Jack; two daughters, Vickie (Ron) Weddle and Barbara (Dave) Orton; four grandchildren, Steph Andrew, Brock Terrell, Beau (Mitsi) Orton and Wendee (Daniel) Galloway; four great-grandchildren, Jordyn, Braelyn, Cameryn and Caysee; two step-grandchildren, Ron (Sydney) Weddle and Wendy Weddle; three step-great grandchildren, Zach Weddle, Britton Tanner and Jeremy Watson; and four step-great-great grandchildren, Destiny, Jonnie, Jackson and Makaya. Her parents; a brother, Herman Sprouls; and two sisters, Helen Stutler, and Mildred Evans preceded her in death.
Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. EDT Friday, July 18, at Shelby Funeral Home, Covington, Ind., with Rev. Jason Dean officiating. Burial will be in Lower Mound Cemetery. Visitation 5-8 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 17, at Shelby Funeral Home. Condolences to the family: www.shelbyfuneralhome.com.