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Harriett I. Deatrick

Monday, November 14, 2005

Harriett Imogene Deatrick, 90, of Worthington, passed away at 7 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, 2005 at Lyons Health and Living Center.

Born June 11, 1915 in Worthington, she was the daughter of Harry and Daisy (Wall) Landis. On Sept. 30, 1938 she married William J. Deatrick. They spent 65 years together raising three daughters.

She lived most of her life in Worthington. She attended Indiana University. She worked at the Worthington State Bank before her marriage and again after their daughters were grown.

She was involved with church and school activities in support of her daughters. She was known for her cooking and baking, which graced the many parties and family gatherings held in her home. She loved flowers and enjoyed gardening in her extensive flower gardens. Writing cards and letters was another favorite hobby. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Worthington and handled the Cradle Roll duties for babies for 25 years. She was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star and the Tri Kappa service sorority.

Survivors include: three daughters, Mary Jane and her husband Michael Clayton of Harbor Springs, Mich., Linda and her husband George Clark of Green Valley, Ariz., and Nancy Vassar of Worthington; four grandchildren, Jeffrey Clayton and his wife Susan of Grand Rapids, Mich., Johnathan Clark and his wife Tracy of Huntsville, Texas, Lynn Ann and her husband Brian Harris of Tucson, Ariz., and Shannon Vassar of Germantown, Md.; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband William, who passed away on Feb. 3, 2004.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington with Sherman Thomas officiating. Burial will be in Worthington Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, and from 9 a.m. until the time of service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Harriett loved all children, and, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Memorial and Honor Program, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105-1942. Memorial mailing envelopes will be available at the funeral home.