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Annelene Elkins, of Doup Drive, passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2012, at 3:30 p.m. at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born Annelene Frazier March 15, 1946, in Letcher County, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Vera Frazier.
Annelene loved reading, her dogs, family gatherings and spending time with her grandchildren.
She attended Whitesburg High School. Annelene married Bobby Elkins in 1962 and moved to Columbus in 1971 to raise her family.
She attended Huffer Beauty College and was a hairdresser for many years at Hair Bazaar Beauty Salon.
Funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Central Heights Church of God, 3151 Sharon Lane, with Billie Goodner officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home and from 1:00 p.m. until service time Saturday at the church. Burial will be at the Westport Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Reins to Recovery Therapeutic Riding Center, P.O. Box 1492, Columbus, IN 47202, or Bartholomew County Humane Society Building Fund, 4110 E. County Road 200S, Columbus IN 47201.
Mrs. Elkins is survived by four daughters, Tammy (Harold) Elkins of Westport, Linda (Steve) Foley of Ogilville, Sherry (Keith) Elkins of Columbus and Lisa (Mike) Goodner of Ogilville; six grandchildren, Skylar and Ben Elkins, Sarah and Alex Nasby, Dalton Foley and Josh Goodner; three great-grandchildren, Gavin and Annalene Elkins and Sophia Beeker; a brother, Gary Frazier of Columbus; a sister, Roxie Sumpter of Gordon, KY; several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother.
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