Stella L. (Horne) Denbo, 78, Jasper

Stella L. (Horne) Denbo, 78, of Jasper, passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2021.

Stella was born in Sharonville, Ohio to James M. Horne II and Wilma Sullivan Horne Elliott (both deceased) on March 29, 1943.

She grew up in French Lick with her sister, brother, and step-brother. She was a 1961 graduate of Springs Valley High School and a 1967 graduate of Oakland City College with a degree in education.

Stella was a physical education and science teacher as well as a guidance counselor over the course of her 31-year career as an educator. She retired from Springs Valley Community Schools in 1997.

Stella married Don Denbo in 1979, and he survives. Other survivors include her son Forrest (Kip) Jones, his wife Donna Jones, and grandchildren Nash Jones (Kathryn), Rayce Jones, Anna Jones, and Noah Werner. Also surviving is stepdaughter, Erica Trafoya and grandson, Jaxon Trafoya, sister, Roberteen Harris, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Stella was preceded in death by her parents, stepfather Cecil Elliott, brother James M. Horne III, and stepbrother William M. Elliott.

Private graveside services will be held at a future date.

Arrangements are in care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home

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  1. Kip, Donna and family.
    So sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Although I didn’t know her, she sounded like a wonderful woman. May you find peace in the presence of all who knew her.
    Tom and Jane Werner

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