Evelyn June DeMoss

first_imgEvelyn June DeMoss, of Oldenburg and formerly of Brookville, Indiana, was born on June 18, 1938 in Connersville, the daughter of John Witt and Clara Gladys Jackson Witt Perkins. Her working career began at the age of 16 at the Greyhound Bus Station in Connersville where she made sandwiches on third shift for bus travelers and met many interesting people. Evelyn married Eldon K. DeMoss on March 17, 1956 in Brookville and he preceded her in death on January 29, 1995. She worked at Elsie Dryer Nursing Home, Brookville Casket, Campbell-Hausfeld, Pioneer Restaurant, Village Bar, Brookville VFW, Oxford View Nursing Home, and J&J Packaging. She was an avid union supporter, having been involved while employed at Brookville Casket and Campbell-Hausfeld. She was also a past member of the Brookville VFW women’s auxiliary. Family meant the world to Evelyn, and she was always there for her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed direct TV – watching westerns mostly, her favorite being Gunsmoke. She was the known as the “data base” for both family information and current events. Her fried chicken, chili, and potato salad couldn’t be beat, and she loved ice cream and fish sandwiches. On Sunday, February 14, 2016, at the age of 77, Evelyn passed away at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati.Those surviving who will cherish Evelyn’s memory include her children, Bonnie (Dale) Bischoff of Osgood, Barb (Rick) Crawford of Batesville, Kenneth (Samantha) DeMoss of Brookville, Gilbert DeMoss of Harrison; 11 grandchildren; 1 great grandson; half-sister, Mary Miller, Judy Gill, and Sylvia Wadle; step-sister, Sherry Plummer, Polly Brooks, and Sheila Peckingpaugh, and half-brother, Tom Witt. Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her half-brothers, Patrick and John Perkins, and step-brothers, Chris, Rodger and Joe Adams.Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home, 929 Main Street, Brookville. Pastor Michael Holman will officiate the services beginning at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery.Memorial donations may be directed to the family to assist with expenses. To sign the online guestbook or to leave a personal condolence, please visit www.cookrosenberger.com. Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home and its staff are honored to care for the family of Evelyn June DeMoss.last_img read more

Young Irish side secure draw

first_img Press Association “The goal was the very last action of the game but we’ll go home with a smile on the face. Everybody played and there were 15 players making first appearances at this level. It was a very competitive game against a very tough opponent.” Qatar took the lead through Ahmed Alaaddin in the 32nd minute when he burst through to fire past Ian Lawlor, but Aston Villa’s Mason Watkins-Clark levelled the game with a 92nd-minute header from Bradley Garmston’s cross. “It was a great boost to all the players to see the equaliser go in,” said Ireland boss Noel King. “Mason had two headers previously just wide bursting through from midfield and he deserved to get the goal because he never gave up. center_img An experimental Ireland Under-21 side drew 1-1 with Qatar’s Olympic squad in a friendly in Aachen, Germany, on Saturday evening. last_img read more