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Oneita I. Tyner Huff

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Oneita I. Tyner Huff, 93

Oneita I. Tyner Huff, 93, of Monon, formerly of Brookston, passed away 4:15 p.m. Monday, May 19, 2014 at White Oak Health Campus in Monticello.

She was born June 2, 1920 in Switz City (Greene County), Indiana to the late C. Ray and Malinda J. (Musser) Cade. She was Valedictorian of her 1938 graduating class at Monon High School.

Her marriage was to Carl D. "Don" Tyner on December 22, 1938 in White County. He died in December of 1986. She later married Dwight "Kayo" Huff on April 10, 1988. He died in August of 2008.

Mrs. Huff was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Monon during her early years. Later in life she was a member of the Worthington and Brookston United Methodist Churches.

Oneita's work experiences included the Monon Hotel, the Southside Café and the A & P grocery store. She then owned and operated the Charmette Shop in Monon for several years. Later she worked in the White County Auditors Office and was the Monon Town Clerk for 4 years until she and Don moved out of town to retire on a small farm.

She enjoyed Euchre and all things outdoors including croquet, lawn darts, badminton and camping. She and Don would ride their bicycles all over town.

Surviving are her children, Linda Morris (husband: Charlie) of Monon and Carl D. Tyner (wife: Marsha) of Leesburg, Florida and a sister, Betty Weltzin (husband: Ernie). Oneita loved spending time with her family, including her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Also preceding her in death are her siblings, Lloyd Cade, Thelma Marnitz and Naomi Shannon.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 24, 2014 at Clapper Family Funeral Home of Monon; Pastor Jim Ketchen to officiate. Interment to follow in Bedford Cemetery of Monon.

Memorials may be made to the Brookston Public Library which Oneita spent much of her time.

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Published in the Journal & Courier on May 21, 2014
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