PRINCETON — Loann French, 93, of Princeton, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at Good Samaritan Home in Oakland City.

She was born Sept. 19, 1925, to Fred H. and Leola (Rogers) Kirk in Gibson County, where she lived most of her life. She was a secretary for Potter & Brumfield and Hurst Manufacturing. She attended the Church of God in Princeton. She enjoyed cooking for family events and sewing.

Loann is survived by two children, Connie Gray of Fort Branch and James “Joe” Vegh Jr. of Princeton; four grandchildren, Courtney Edwards (Dan), John Julian (Brandi), Pam Murnahan (Rick) and Tabatha Whittington; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; four sisters, Wanda Stewart of Oakland City; Thelma Holtzclaw (Jack) of Oakland City, Dixie McClure of Oakland City and Barbara Bassett of Oceanside, California.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Roy “Ted” French in 1980; and a sister, Louise Cutright.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at Walnut Hill Cemetery in Fort Branch. There will be no visitation. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery. Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton is handling arrangements and is honored to serve Loann’s family.

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