Lillian H. Mikesell

March 23rd, 1909 - October 31st, 2012

RICHMOND, Ind. Lillian H. Mikesell, age 103, of Richmond, died Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at Friends Fellowship Community. Born March 23, 1909, in Richmond to Louis and Bertha Iredell Hampton, she was a life-long resident of Richmond. Lillian was a 1928 graduate of Fountain City High School and attended Earlham College. She farmed with her husband for many years. Lillian was a member of West Richmond Friends Meeting, Royal Loyal Order of Eastern Star Chapter #49, Richmond Altrusa Club, Wayne County Farm Bureau, Wimosis Club, former board member of Wayne County 4-H and Red Cross. She was a lover of IU basketball. Survivors include her daughters, Mary Anne (Jerry) Haskell of Columbus, Indiana, and Margaret (Robert) Wotherspoon of Richmond; grandchildren, Margaret Chapman, Jenny Roberts, Bobby Wotherspoon, and Ryan Wotherspoon; great-grandchildren, Blake Roberts, Emily Lillian Roberts, Chase Chapman, and Bailee Chapman; nieces; nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Pherbie Mikesell, who died in 1971; parents; brothers; and sisters. Funeral service for Lillian H. Mikesell will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 5, 2012, at West Richmond Friends Meeting, 609 West Main Street, Richmond, with Rev. Joshua Brown officiating. Burial will be in Earlham Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Memorial contributions may be made to: West Richmond Friends Meeting, 609 West Main Street, Richmond, IN 47374. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at

West Richmond Friends Meeting, 609 West Main Street, Richmond, IN 47374

10:00AM at West Richmond Friends Meeting on Monday, November 5th, 2012 (map/driving directions)

Earlham Cemetery
1101 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374 (map/driving directions)