Tyla Lynn Hankins, age 24, of Florence, Kentucky, formerly of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on November 18, 1994, in Dearborn County, Indiana. She was the loving daughter of David Troy Hankins and Tricia Lynn Obertate. She was raised in Vevay, Indiana where she was a 2013 graduate of the Switzerland County High School. Tyla was employed as a call representative for Citi Bank in Florence, Kentucky for one year. She attended the Switzerland Baptist Church in Vevay, Indiana. Tyla loved spending time with her loving family and friends. Tyla passed away at 3:55 a.m., Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at the University of Cincinnati Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Tyla will be missed by her loving mother, Tricia Lynn Obertate of Butlerville, IN; her loving father, David Troy Hankins of Vevay, IN; her fiancé, Tyler Sammons and his son, Beckett of Florence, KY; her brothers, David Jerald Hankins of Vevay, IN and Gary Dean Hill III of Aurora, IN; her nephew, Daxton Hankins of Aurora, IN; her paternal-grandmother, Marcell (Bolton) Hankins of Vevay, IN; her maternal-grandparents, Edmond and Brenda (Emery) Drury of Dillsboro, IN and Jerald Obertate of Rising Sun, IN; her uncle and aunt, Cory J. Hankins and Karrie Rayles; her great-aunts and great-uncles, Gary and Judy Copeland of Rising Sun, IN, Wayne and Sandy Ellegood of Vevay, IN and Tammy Works of North Vernon, IN and her numerous cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her paternal-grandfather, David John Hankins; her paternal-great-grandparents, Paul David and Pearl Margaret Gwendolene (Lawes) Hankins and her maternal-grandparents, Frank and Mary Obertate.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, October 26, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., by Rev. Mike Jones at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana.
Friends may call 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Friday, October 25, 2019, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Memorial contributions may be made to Tyla Lynn Hankins Memorial Fund c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com