August 27th

Rita Netherly, 73, of Syracuse, Indiana died August 18, 2020 in Middletown, Ohio. She was born on April 11, 1947 in Middletown, Ohio to Clay Netherly and Inez (Ratliff) Netherly.

Rita was a graduate of Lakota High School in West Chester, Ohio. She worked for Silgan Plastics Corporation for 30 years in Ligonier, Indiana. She enjoyed flower gardening and spending time with her family, especially her great-grandson: Kysen.

Surviving family includes her:

Daughter: Tara (Billy) Walker of Kirklin

2 Brothers: Dale Netherly of West Harrison, Indiana

Larry “Buster” Netherly of Middletown, Ohio

4 Sisters: Eunice Netherly of West Harrison, Indiana

Maletia Jackson of Middletown, Ohio

Geneva Dalton of Pierce City, Missouri

Elizabeth Stauffer of Fairfield, Ohio

3 Grandchildren: Brianna Dembickie of Indianapolis, Indiana

Victoria Clark of Hawaii

Brittney Guinto of Clarksville, Tennessee

3 Great-Grandchildren: Kysen, Amara, and Alliyah

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 sisters Peggy Netherly and Marie Flexner, and brother Wayne Netherly.

Funeral Service:

A Memorial Service will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, September 4, 2020 at Eastlund Funeral Home, 7458 East 1000 North, Syracuse, IN 46567. Friends may visit 4 p.m. until the time of service at 5 p.m. at the Eastlund Funeral Home. Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort is assisting the family with arrangements. Please visit, where you may share a message with the family.

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