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“I miss you mom! ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Jayne - Marion, IN

“When I think back of the fun times I had at Mom and HorseShit's kitchen table I just have to laugh. There were lots of "firsts" for me at that table....Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Cindy Taylor - Fowler, IN

“There is only one Aunt Nettie, we loved her and she will be missed. Debbie ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Debra Sue Davis - Lafayette, IN

“Autn Nettie will always be one of those special people that will never leave my heart. She always called me on Dec. 7 and we'd talk about mom for...Read More »
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“i love you boo. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: erica jo - lafayette, IN

“We are so sorry for you loss. Brett and Ronnette ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Ronnette Peden - Frankfort, IN

“GRANDMA BOO I WILL NEVER FORGET ABOUT YOU AND ALL THE THINGS YOU TAUGHT ME.SO MANY GOOD TIMES AND MEMORIES THAT WILL NEVER LEAVE MY HEART. I LOVE YOU...Read More »
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RUBRIGHT, Jeannette E. – 75

Jeannette Elizabeth "Grandma Boo", "Aunt Nettie", Rubright passed away peacefully on July 12, 2012 at home in Lake Placid, FL. Jeannette had been a part time resident of Lake Placid, FL and Lafayette, IN for the past 17 years. She was born February 28, 1937 in Lafayette to the late Theodore Dawson and Cleon Elsea Dawson. Her marriage was to James Leo Rubright, Sr. on February 28, 1956 in Lafayette and he survives. Jeannette graduated from Jefferson High School in 1955 and worked for Purdue University and Kirby Vacuum Cleaners. She had a passion for genealogy and computers and enjoyed crocheting and woodworking.

Jeannette is survived by her husband of 56 years James Leo Rubright, Sr., one sister Janice Rubright (John) of Lafayette, two brothers Don Dawson (Joyce) of Muncie, Bud Dawson (Lois) of Port Ritchie, FL, two sons James Leo Rubright, Jr. (Lana) of Charlotte, NC, Pete Rubright (Darlene) of Charlotte, NC, three daughters, Jennifer Henson of Delphi, Jill Ridge (Kenny) of Chesterton, Jayne Weaver (George) of Marion, one step-son Roger Rubright of Lafayette, 13 grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and 3 step-great grandchildren. Many nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by a sister, Judy Junkins.

Special thanks to Hope Hospice of Lake Placid, FL for the angels who gave comfort and dignity to our Mom during her time of illness.

Visitation one hour prior to the 10 a.m. funeral service on Monday at Hippensteel Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Clayton Kendall officiating. Burial to follow at Sandridge Cemetery. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at www.hippensteelfuneralservice.com