Georgia N. Chriswell


Georgia N. Chriswell, 85, of Wilkinson, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at Hancock Regional Hospice following an extended illness. She was born March 3, 1930, in Straughn, Ind., a daughter of the late George and Gertrude (Greiner) Neff.

A 1948 graduate of Wilkinson High School, Georgia was co-owner of Wilkinson Auction and Sales and Chriswell Trucking for many years. She was a member of the Wilkinson Brotherhood and Sisterhood, the Shirley (now New Castle) Order of Eastern Star, and also attended the Shirley Christian Church.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, of 52 years, whom she married April 13, 1963, Clarence Chriswell of Wilkinson; two children, Michael (Alice) Hager of Carmel, and Janice (Rusty) Jackson of Wilkinson; two grandsons, Bryce Jackson of Wilkinson and Alan Wong of Carmel; three sisters, Elizabeth (Raymond) Haskell of Markleville, Marilyn Robbins of Wilkinson, and Dorothy Tutrow of Shirley; one brother, Gene (Judy) Neff of Kennard; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Mada Newton of Rushville, Verona Sullivan of Wilkinson and a brother, John Neff of Westfield.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service on Saturday at the funeral home. Services will be at 1p.m. Saturday, May 16, 2015, at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service, Knightstown Chapel with Gary Sickle officiating. Burial will follow in McCray Cemetery in Wilkinson.

Memorial contributions may be given to Hancock Regional Hospice, 801 N. State St. Greenfield, IN 46140.

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