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Wanda R Elkins

June 6, 1941 — January 17, 2016

Wanda R. (Land) Elkins, age 74, of French Lick, Indiana entered into eternal rest on January 17th, 2016 at her residence.

She was born in French Lick, Indiana on June 6th, 1941 to Roy Arthur and Lillie Mae (Howard) Land.

Wanda married Gene Edward Elkins on February 10th, 1962 and he preceded her in death on March 6th, 2003.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, (1) Brother – Donald Land and (5) Sisters – Francis Land, Rosemary Powell, Betty Watts, Vera Crowder and Shirley Jones.

Wanda was a very enthusiastic life-long member of the Red Quarry Christian Church where she was active with the youth ministry, Vacation Bible School, and the LBOL Ladies Club. She also loved singing the hymns and attending Wednesday evening Bible Study.

She retired from Springs Valley Bank and Trust in 2004 after 25 years of service, and she had previously worked at the French Lick Sheraton Hotel.

Wanda is survived by:

(2) Sons Eric Edward Elkins and wife Jill
Darin Shane Elkins and wife Rebecca

(2) Daughters Angela Jean Day and husband Matt
Deborah Rae Jones and husband Bill

(4) Brothers Dale Land and wife Linda
Carroll Land and wife Judy
Bobby Land
Danny Land and wife Marcia

(5) Sisters Joan Jones
Norma Quinn
Geri Garrison
Kay Land
Linda Beyers

(12) Grandchildren Brittani (Elkins) Ratliff and husband Cory, Beth and Brian Elkins; Alisa Stewart;
Taylor, Jake, Elizabeth, Nick and Isaac Day; John and Travis Jones; and Claire Elkins
(4) Great-Grandchildren Collin, Abby and Austin Ratliff; and Kainen Jones

The Funeral Ceremony will be conducted at the Red Quarry Christian Church at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 by Rev. Darrel Land and Bro. Joe Crow. Burial will follow at the Mount Lebanon Cemetery.

Friends may call on Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. There will be no viewing on the day of the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Red Quarry Christian Church,

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Homes, 9640 W. State Rd. 56 French Lick, In. 47432.
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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

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Springs Valley Wesleyan Church

821 S Indiana Ave, French Lick, IN 47432

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