Nellie ‘Marcine’ Adney, 90
Posted on December 18, 2013
Nellie “Marcine” Adney, 90, of Bluffton and formerly of Hartford City, passed away at 3:55p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, at Persimmon Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Portland. She was born Thursday, Nov. 22, 1923, in Grant County. She married Howard Adney Wednesday, May 6, 1942, in Montpelier.
Mrs. Adney attended Montpelier High School. She was a longtime resident of Hartford City, moving to Bluffton following the passing of her husband, Howard Leon Adney, in 1994.
Mrs. Adney was a member of the Assembly of God in Hartford City and had previously attended the Wesleyan Church where she taught Sunday school for several years. She had also taught several Bible Clubs and was involved in child evangelism. She had been a member of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union, the Loyal Temperance Legion and a former member of the Progressive Home Demonstration Club. She had been a Den Mother for the Boy Scouts in Hartford City and was involved in Bible Clubs and Good News Clubs (Children’s Evangelism).
Survivors include two daughters, Sharon (Howard) Moriarity of Bluffton, and Carolyn (Bill) Rains of Hartford City; daughter-in-law, Ellen Adney of Hartford City; grandchildren, Mike Moriarity of Bluffton, Jeff Moriarity of Hallsville, Mo., Robie Ring of Ossian, Lindsey Rains of Jasper, Lisa Emmerick of Portland, Scott Adney of Hartford City, Skip Adney of Hartford City; step granddaughter, Jennifer McKinley of Pekin; 14 great-grandchildren; four step great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Leon Adney; mother Grace (Hoover) Egly; father Harry Egly Sr.; a son, Dale Adney; two sisters, Violet Elizabeth Dearduff and Betty Wilcoxon; three brothers, Harry Egly Jr., Arthur Egly, and Robert E. Egly; and grandchild, Marty Ring.
Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home, 109 W. Windsor St. in Montpelier, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, an hour before the service.
A service to celebrate Marcine’s life will be at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, with Pastor Mark Dauterman officiating. Interment will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Montpelier.
Preferred memorials to the donor’s choice.
Arrangements are being handled by Walker & Glancy Funeral Home in Montpelier.
Online condolences at www.glancyfuneralhomes.com
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