Opal G. Backherms, age 96, passed away April 18, 2015. Opal was born August 11, 1918 at Crandall, Indiana to the late Jesse D. and Iva M. Oppel McKim. She was retired from the Crandall Branch of Harrison County Bank and a member of Crandall United Methodist Church.

Also, preceding her in death were her husband Ethel L. “Luke” Backherms and a brother, Paul J. McKim.

Surviving are Sons: Danny R. Backherms (Cheryl) of Salem, IN Grandchildren: Cara Backherms Great Grandchildren: Declan and Lucy Backherms and Luke W. Smith Niece: Sherry Reed (Jerry)

Funeral 11 A.M. Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Swarens Funeral Home, 1405 Hwy 64 NW, Ramsey, IN with burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Corydon, Indiana.

Visitation 4 – 8 P.M. Tuesday and after 9 A.M. Wednesday at the funeral home.