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Elizabeth Suiters, 94, of Indianapolis, a former Covington, Ind., resident, died at 5:45 p.m. EDT Monday, March 20, 2017, at Brooke Noll Village in Avon, Ind.
She was born Sept. 12, 1922, on a farm north of Covington, the daughter of Roy S. and Mary E. (Bowers) Hunt.
Elizabeth was a 1940 graduate of Covington High School and a member of Covington First Church of Christ. She was a resident of Covington until 2003 when they moved to Indianapolis to be close to their family.
Elizabeth married Merle C. Suiters on Oct. 18, 1941, at Veedersburg. He died Sept. 2, 2010.
Surviving are three children, Michael (Loretta) Suiters of Covington, Carol (Stephen) Tipton and Nancy Suiters, both of Indianapolis; four grandchildren, Kent (Karen) Suiters, Kathy (Keith) Langford, Patrick (Samantha) Tipton, Rachel (Clint) Zigler; and 10 great grandchildren. Her parents; stepmother; three brothers, Ralph, Virgil and Robert Hunt; and two sisters, Sylvia Grubbs and Jean Kelley, preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. EDT Thursday, March 23, at Shelby Funeral Home, Covngton, with Randy Walters officiating. Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. EDT Wednesday, March 22, and one hour before services Thursday.
Memorials requested to Alzheimer's Association with envelopes available at Shelby Funeral Home. Condolences to the family: www.shelbyfuneralhome.com.
Published on March 21, 2017
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