July 28, 1944 ~ September 10, 2020

Born in: Owensville, IN
Resided in: Owensville, IN

Nina Virginia Darlene Anthony, 76, of Owensville, IN went to be with the Lord September 10, 2020 while surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 28, 1944 in Owensville, IN to the late Mary and Samuel Johns. Nina earned her Cosmetology certification in the 80’s. She owned and operated her own nail salon. Nina also served as an aquatic’s instructor for Carmel Yacht Club in Carmel, IN. She loved to be around water, especially South Beach Miami, FL. Nina adored her family and believed in having a strong bond with each other. She was a woman of strong faith and attended her church, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, until she was no longer physically able.

Nina was preceded in death by her parents Samuel and Mary Johns and brother Darvin L. Johns.

She is survived by her children Francheska R. Bennett and Glenn “Pete” (Gina) Meredith; grandchildren Autumn Kemp, Austin Kemp, and Adrian Bennett; great grandchildren Elijah Kemp, Bella Kemp, Isaiah Kemp, Asher Kemp, Carter Martin, and Enoch Kemp; brother Sammy Johns Jr.; lifelong friend Sue Barrett; close friend Andrea Rose; and many nieces and nephews.

Nina gifted her body to IU Medical School for valuable research. Nina believed that her contribution would aid the quality of life for others.

The family would like to extend a special Thank you to Ladonna J and Kathy at Heart to Heart Hospice for the compassionate care and friendship.

Holder’s Funeral Home is honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Ms. Nina Anthony. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Nina and sign her virtual guest book by going to A Celebration of Life and graveside service will be May 29, 2021 at 1pm at Clark Cemetery in Owensville, IN.

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  1. Rest in peace Nina. Blessings to family and loved ones. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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