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CRONKHITE, Mildred Brown

Source: Review-Republican, May 13, 1999
Mildred G. (Brown) Hensley Cronkhite, 88, a resident of West Lebanon, died at St. Vincent Williamsport Hospital at 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, May 8, 1999, where she had been a patient two days. Born in Riverside, Fountain Co., on December 28, 1910, she was the daughter of John and Jennie (Corwin) Brown. Mrs. Cronkhite had been a resident of Warren County most of her life, living in the West Lebanon community. She was first married on December 28, 1926 in Daville, Ill. to Clifford R. Hensley. He preceded her in death in 1983. She was later married on May 8, 1985 in Rockville to Everett E. Cronkhite. He survives. Mrs. Cronkhite was a homemaker. She and her first husband managed the Hicks Motel in West Lebanon for several years. She enjoyed taking drives in the country and playing bingo. Also surviving, are: two daughters, Barbara (Edgar) Lamaster of Attica and Judy Hunt of Daytona, Texas; one son. Donald L. Hensley of West Lebanon; one stepdaughter, Jean (Mike) Hambright of Memphis, Tenn.; two sisters, Marjory (Garner) Sherrill of Danville, Ill. and Maxine Hartz of Venice, Fla.; 11 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; and several stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a son, John; one brother, one sister and five grandchildren. There was no visitation. The body was cremated. Graveside service was held at West Lebanon Cemetery on Tuesday with Rev. Grover Williams officiating. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Fisher Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. – jlr
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