Hinds, Dorothy C.


Dorothy Catherine (Colgan) Hinds, 95, retired Elder of the Indiana Conference, died Friday, March 26, 2010. She was one of the first women to be ordained in the former South Indiana Conference. Visitation will be today, Monday, March 29 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center, 300 U.S. 31 South (Morton Street), Franklin and from 9:30 a.m. until service time Tuesday in Wright Chapel. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, March 30 at 10:30 a.m. in the Wright Chapel at the Franklin United Methodist Community, 1070 W. Jefferson St., with a graveside service to follow at 3 p.m. at Maple Grove Cemetery in Brookville. Survivors include: two granddaughters, Jill Hinds Curiel of Bennett, Colo., and Jennifer Bandy of Knoxville, Tenn.; two great-granddaughters, Jenna Bandy and Lauren Bandy; two sisters, Hazel Colgan Sumwalt Brett (husband the Rev. Leland) of Franklin UM Community and Ruth Colgan Armstrong of Marion. Memorial contributions can be made to Franklin United Methodist Community, 1070 W. Jefferson St., Franklin, IN 46131. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.swartzmortuary.com.  

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