Fern Younts, 101, passed away peacefully July 16, 2018 at Majestic Care (formerly Lincoln Center) in Connersville, Indiana. A daughter of the late William and Carrie Elizabeth (Caldwell) McClure, Fern was born in Fayette County, Indiana on April 4, 1917. Fern graduated from Union City High School with the class of 1936 and was a member of Harrisburg Union Church and the Friendship Circle. She and her first husband, Bob Hastings, had operated Hastings Appliance in Connersville for several years. Fern also worked at Jody’s Restaurant in Centerville and retired from Commercial Printing in Connersville after 24 years of service. Fern had made her home in Cambridge City for several years where she married her second husband, Robert N. Younts on October 5, 1968. Former memberships include Phi Chi Epsilon, Altrusa Club and Professional Business Womens Club.
Survivors include her caregiver, special friend (like a daughter), Pamela McPherson of Connersville; 4 step children, Phillip (Nancy) Younts of Centerville, Robert J. and Ronald E. Younts both of Richmond, Sharon (Mike) Burtch of New Paris, OH; several step grandchildren.
Fern was preceded in death by her husband of 39 years, Robert Younts, who died on March 28, 2008. 2 siblings, Howard and Nellie Elizabeth McClure; 1 step daughter, Carol Nuss; and 1 step grandson, Phillip Nuss.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until the time of services at 6 p.m. on Thursday July 19, 2018 at Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin. Rev. John Stewart will officiate. Following cremation, burial will be at Sims Cemetery near Liberty.