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Evelyn Leola Martindale

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Evelyn Leola Martindale, born Aug. 17, 1916 passed away Nov. 15, 2011, at age 95.

Evelyn was preceded in death by husband, Ralph Martindale; parents, Lillie and Ray Palmer; brothers, Wayne, Keith and Earl Palmer; sisters, Muriel Palmer and Helen Mackey; daughter-in-law, Patricia Martindale. Survivors include daughter, Marilyn Ramsey (Jim); son, Gary Martindale; 10 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins, all of whom she loved dearly.

Evelyn graduated from Worthington-Jefferson High School in 1934. Widowed at age 33, she worked for almost 30 years, retiring from Columbia Records in Terre Haute as group leader in quality control. Following retirement she moved to Indianapolis. A proud Baptist all her life, Evelyn attended American Baptist churches in Worthington, Terre Haute and Indianapolis. Her favorite past times were reading and playing games with family and friends. An inspiration for all, she will long be remembered for her loving, generous spirit.

The family will receive visitors at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 19 at Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home with a funeral service to follow at 11 a.m.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. in Worthington Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the Martindale family at www.hamptongentry.com.