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Evelyn Lucille Kirkpatrick, 93, Kokomo, passed away at 10:20 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, at Wellington of Kokomo. Born March 17, 1924, in Rossville, she was the daughter of the late Oras Leazenby and Alpha (Tinkle) Leazenby.
She was a 1942 graduate of Cutler High School. She was a homemaker and a musician who played the piano in many establishments around the Kokomo area. Music and spending time with her family were her life. She also liked watching the Pacers and the Colts.
Survivors include one son, Ralphe White Dodge, Kokomo; nine grandchildren, Randy Dodge, Kasie Crissinger, Sandra Henson, Cynthia Rosenbach, Diana Austin, Charlie Meacham, Doug Evans, George Meacham and David Meacham; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jack Kirkpatrick in 1992; two sons, Herbert Meacham and Harvey Meacham; two daughters, Jerrilyn Martin and Teresa Strickland; and her sister, Gertrude Stotts.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at Ellers Mortuary, Main Street Chapel, 725 S. Main St. Pastor Dale Bliss will officiate. Burial will follow in Ball Hill Cemetery in Cutler. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the mortuary.
You may read Evelyn's obituary at www.ellersmortuarymainstreet.com, where you may sign the guestbook or share a personal message to the family.
Published on August 2, 2017
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