Donnie Faye Hinton Gregory, 65, of Reelsville, IN, passed away September 2, 2005, at her residence.
She was born January 7, 1940, in West Moreland, Tenn., the daugher of William Hurley and Zeffie Mae Slayton Holman. She grew up on a strawberry and tobacco farm in Tennessee moving to Indianapolis when she was 13.
On June 25, 1982, she married Billy Gene Gregory, he survives.
She was a homemaker who loved to garden, sew and cook. She enjoyed reading and doing crossword puzzles. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend.
She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband, Melvin Paul Hinton in 1969; a son, William Keith Hinton in 2003; two sisters, Emma Jean Brown and Sherron Patricia Compton; and a brother Alvis Dean Holman.
She is survived by her husband, Billy Gene Gregory of Reelsville, IN; children, Paul Edward Hinton and wife Kathy Anne of Reelsvile, IN; Rhonda Kim Ingram and husband Arthur Edward of Cloverdale, IN, Phillip Perry Hinton and wife Lisa of New Whitland, IN; Timothy Alan Hinton and wife Patricia of Greenwood, IN; Christopher Brian Hinton and wife Tawnia of Indianapolis, IN; Shannon Gene Casady and husband Sean of Danville; and Joseph Shane Gregory and wife Stephanie of Gosport, IN; stepchildren, Richard Lee and wife Theresa of Indianapolis, IN and Sherry Lee Gregg and husband Gary of Fountaintown; twenty-three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; three brothers, Harold Clay Holman and wife Glenda, Johnny Brittain Holman and David Anthony Holman and wife Marla; and a close friend Donna Walker; many nieces and nephews and a large exended family.
Services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 7, 2005, at French Funeral Home with Mark Scott officiating. Burial will follow in Croys Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00-9:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 6, 2005, in the funeral home. For more information or to light a candle in her memory log onto www.frenchfuneralhome.com.