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Obituary: Rose Nell Lancaster, Columbus

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Rose Nell Lancaster, 80, of 100 W, died at 8:25 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2013 at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

She was born in Clay County, Tenn., July 4, 1932, the daughter of the late Thomas and Hettie Collins Witcher. She married Floyd A. Lancaster on August 21, 1953.

Rose Nell retired from Hardigg Industries; she loved sewing, gardening and raising flowers. Rose Nell's family was her life and she was a devoted grandmother to her girls.

She is survived by her son, Dan (Janett) Lancaster of Columbus; grandchildren, Erika (Josh) Meyer, Amber (David) Parks and April Lancaster, all of Columbus; great-grandchildren, Jason and Tristan Turner, and Allison and Luke Meyer; and sisters, Ruth Witcher of Red Boiling Springs, Tenn., and Sue Plumlee of Plymouth.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Floyd on August 19, 1984; and brothers, Charles and Roy Witcher.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and from noon until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

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