BREEDING, Mary Elizabeth (Brickey)

Date of birth:  17 Sep 1906 – Edinburg, Johnson County, Indiana
Date of death: 7 Jan 2004 – Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Franklin Daily Journal, January 8, 2004

Mary Elizabeth Breeding

Mary Elizabeth (Brickey) Breeding, 97, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004, at her residence in Franklin. She was a former resident of Edinburgh.

She was born Sept. 17, 1906, in Edinburgh. Her parents were Charles William and Martha Ann (Campbell) Brickey. She married Earl Theodore Breeding on March 4, 1926, in Edinburgh. He preceded her in death Feb. 23, 1992. Survivors include a daughter, Wilma L. Bingham of Frank­lin; seven grandchildren, David Bing­ham of Chicago, Daniel Bingham, Debi Macy, Marcia Smurthwaite and Karen Devalal, all of Franklin, Joe Vandivier of Bloomington and Donna Richards of Nineveh; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Donald Dale Breed­ing; a daughter, Patricia Ann Vandivier; two brothers, Ira and Arthur Brickey; and two sisters, Eva Brickey and Letha Shoemaker.

She attended Edinburgh High School.

She was a homemaker and a clerk for Lords Dress Shop in Franklin. She was also employed by Jay C Grocery Store in Franklin.

She was a member of Edinburgh United Methodist Church before trans­ferring to Grace United Methodist Church in Franklin where she was a member of Crusaders Sunday School class.

She enjoyed reading, needlepoint, crocheting and jigsaw puzzles.

The Rev. Glen Beck will conduct a service at 1 p.m. Saturday at Vandivier-Tudor Funeral Home, 951 N. Main St. in Franklin. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh.

Memorial contributions may be made to Vista Care Hospice Foundation, 8325 S. Emerson Ave., Suite B1, Indian­apolis, IN 46237; or Grace United Methodist Church, 1300 E. Adams St., Franklin, IN 46131.

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey