Goshen News, Goshen, IN


September 4, 2013

Joan C. Elkins

Oct. 26, 1915-Aug. 31, 2013

GOSHEN — Joan C. Elkins, 97, died Saturday at Greencroft Goshen Health Care.

Mrs. Elkins was born Oct. 26, 1915 in Indianapolis, to Heber L. and Hazel (Keys) Clevenger.

Mrs. Elkins moved to Goshen in 1994 from Indianapolis. She had worked as a bookkeeper at a grocery store.

She is survived by a daughter, Trudy Cox of Goshen; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; a son, Harry L. Elkins; and a brother, John Clevenger.

A graveside service will take place Friday at 11 a.m. at Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis.

Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange has been entrusted with arrangements.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.fruripmayfuneralhome.com.

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