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Melba Cartwright

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Melba Cartwright, 67, of Sullivan, passed away at 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, 2011 at Oak Village Nursing Home in Oaktown.

She was born in Dugger on Aug. 2, 1943 the daughter of Jefferson House and Jennie Chandler House.

She was a former employee of the Wabash Valley Correction Facility, a waitress at the Marathon Inn in Worthington, and a beautician.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Bill and Bob House, and a sister, Rosemary House.

Survivors include her husband, Don Cartwright, two sons, Joel and, Jesse Cartwright, two daughters, Jacque and Brenda Cartwright all of Sullivan, three brothers Jefferson E. House of Indianapolis, John House of Henderson, y., Jack House of Linton, three sisters, Shirley Cullison of Dugger, Nancy Hardesty of Linton, and Jennie Darlene Rhodes of Louisville, Ky.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 7 at Newkirk's Funeral Home in Dugger with Pastor Dick Smith officiating.

Interment in the Dugger Cemetery.

Friends called from 5 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday.