Edna Tyner, 89

Edna Yvonne Tyner, 89, of Wabash, died at  12:24 p.m., Friday, March 24, 2017, at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash. 

She was born April 12, 1927, in Wabash County, to Walter S. and Edna Mae (Hawkins) Rinearson.

Edna attended Tidewater Community College in Tidewater, Va.  She married Robert H. Tyner at the Dora Christian Church in Wabash County on April  11, 1970; he died May 20, 1994. 

She retired from General Tire in Wabash after several years.  Edna attended the Lagro United Methodist Church.  She was a member of the Lagro American Legion Post 248, the Wabash VFW Post 286 Auxiliary, and the Wabash Women of the Moose.  She enjoyed bowling, playing euchre, bingo, and especially shopping. 

She is survived by two children, Dixie Adamson of Pittsboro, and Roddy (Jenny) Dias of Wabash; seven grandchildren, Cameron (Andi) Sullivan and Ginger Sullivan, both of Pittsboro, Janson (Wendy) Sullivan of Wilkerson, Tony Dias of Wabash, Angela Durben of Kokomo, Christopher Dias of Kentucky, and Lucian (Toni) Adamson of Pittsboro; seven great-grandchildren, and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, and three sisters.

Funeral services will be at noon Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash with Terry Adamson officiating.  Burial will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Marion National Cemetery, Marion.  Friends may call 10:30-noon Wednesday at the funeral home.

The memorial guest book for Edna may be signed at


Posted on 2017 Mar 29