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August 17, 2019

7/29/2019 1:36:00 PM
Elinor Bodiford, 75, Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home
Elinor Bodiford
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Elinor Bodiford

Elinor Bodiford, 75, of North Vernon died at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at I.U. Health in Indianapolis.

As per the family's wishes, cremation is planned, and a Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, August 3, 2019 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Muscatatuck Park dining hall. Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services were entrusted to the care of these arrangements.

Ms. Bodiford attended Austin High School in Austin and worked for Homes Industries in Scottsburg and as a nurse's aide at the former Muscatatuck State Development Center in Butlerville. She enjoyed playing Bingo, going to the casino boat, shopping, and spending time with her great-granddaughters.

Born December 4, 1943 in Cincinnati, Ohio, Ms. Bodiford was the daughter of Jeffery and Lillie Turner Morris.

Survivors include her son, Greg (Rhonda) Smith of North Vernon; daughters, Tina Stout, Debbie Smith, and Phyllis (Greg) Blankenbaker, all of North Vernon; grandchildren, Whitney Bowers, Brody, Emily, and Justin Smith, and Dylan (Rebecca) Stout, all of North Vernon, Corey, Brittney, and Ryan Finley, all of Seymour, and Wayne Reichard of Kissimmee, Florida; and nine great-grandchildren.

Ms. Bodiford was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Edward Morris; and sister, Lucille Creech.

Reader Comments

Posted: Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Article comment by: Ivan Goodwin

To Elinor's family: so sorry to here of your mom's passing.
From an old friend years ago .
With GODS speed

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