Nellie Mae Minton Proffitt Nellie Mae Minton Proffitt, 83, of North Vernon, Ind., formerly of London, Ky., widow of Gordon Elmond Proffitt, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at Covered Bridge Health Campus in Indiana. She leaves behind two children, Robert Terry Proffitt and wife Kimberly and Anthony Wayne Proffitt; three sisters, Ida Benge, Judy Peters, and Katherine Proffitt; one grandson, Robby Proffitt, plus a host of other family and friends to mourn her passing. Along with her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, John C. Minton and Rosa Minton, and seven siblings, James Russell “Pete” Minton, Dillard Minton, Zella Proffitt, Tretha Benge, Nannie Rush, Glenn Minton and Robert Minton. Funeral service for Nellie Mae Minton Proffitt will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, in the chapel of House-Rawlings Funeral Home with the Rev. Denny McCowan officiating. Burial will follow in the Bruner Cemetery, Laurel County, The family will receive friends beginning at 12 noon until the funeral hour, also on Thursday at the funeral home. Condolences may be shared with the family online at houserawlings.com.
Published on  February 11, 2016