In loving memory of

Vera "Jean" Hanlon
October 19, 1925 - June 9, 2021

Vera "Jean" Hanlon, 95, of Fairmount, died Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Colonial Oaks Health Care.

Jean was born in Hendricks County, Indian on October 19, 1925, the fifth of nine children born to the late James Otha and Lola (Arnold) Miller. She graduated from Filmore High School in 1943. She married Clifford Hanlon on June 8, 1944. Clifford preceded her in death. Jean worked as a selector/packer at Foster Forbes for 11 years and retired from Bradner village where she was an aid in 1981. She was a member of Hillside Wesleyan Church. Jean was a homemaker at heart. She loved reading, traveling and attending her children and grandchildren's sporting events. Jean did the crossword puzzle in the daily news paper for many years and also enjoyed jigsaw puzzles. She greatly enjoyed the 12 years she was able to live in Avon Park, Florida. Even while living in Florida she was an avid Indiana Pacer fan.

Jean is survived by three sons, Steve Hanlon, Gas City, Doug (Linda) Hanlon, Fairmount, and Michael (Emma Jean) Hanlon, Atlantis, Florida; sister, Wanda (James) Mason, Filmore; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter, Patricia Gilkison; daughters-in-law, Janet Hanlon and Kathy Hanlon; four brothers and three sisters.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Fairmount Chapel of Armes-Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 415 S. Main Street, Fairmount, Indiana. Private family services will be held at later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Services of Grant County, 305 S. Norton Ave, Marion, Indiana, 46952

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Donna Miller Harcourt wrote on Jun 13, 2021:

"To my dear family and cousins, sending hugs, thoughts and prayers for the loss of Aunt Jean/your mother. I always loved her and she was a real sweet person and I am so blessed to have called her my Aunt Jean. Just know that we are thinking of all of you. Donna Miller Harcourt"

Terri Atkinson wrote on Jun 13, 2021:

"Steve and family, I want to express my sincere condolences. You were blessed to have your momma for so many years. My momma past at 95 too. So many memories made to comfort you. Hugs to Heather, Tabby and Misty."

Judy Turner wrote on Jun 11, 2021:

"So sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. Prayers from Judy Stewart Turner"

Doug and Jane Holloway wrote on Jun 11, 2021:

"Our sympathies to Steve, Doug, Mike and the family. Doug and Jane Holloway"

Rhonda Sears wrote on Jun 10, 2021:

"We are sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. We are praying for you and your family. Butch and Rhonda Sears"