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Bonnie L. Forney

Bonnie L. Forney, 88, of Huntington, IN, died March 26, 2021, at 5:04 p.m., at her residence.

Mrs. Forney graduated from Huntington High School.  She worked at Schact Rubber and Johnny’s Drive In during high school.  She was a restaurant owner along with her husband.  They owned Don’s Truck Stop in Warren and the Sulky Restaurant in Huntington. She was also the bookkeeper for Don’s Novelty.  She was a member of the Moose Lodge No. 837 and a supporter of the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital.

She was born on March 1, 1933, in Huntington, to Ora and Grace McBride Young. She married Donald Forney on Dec. 7, 1962.  He preceded her in death on Feb. 27, 2001.

Survivors include one daughter, Vicki (David) McElhaney, of Huntington; one sister, Jean Meyer, of Huntington; and three granddaughters, Melissa McElhaney, Brittney McElhaney and Stephanie McElhaney, all of Huntington.

Calling will take place on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, from 5 to 7 p.m., at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, Huntington.

A funeral service will take place on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at 10 a.m., at the funeral home, with Josh Kesler officiating. Masks and social distancing are required.

Burial will be at Star of Hope Cemetery, Huntington.

Memorials may be made to the family to help with funeral costs, or to Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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