HOUCHINS, Thelma M. (Walton)

Date of birth: 12 January 1915, Plainfield, Hendricks, Indiana

Date of death: 25 November 2001, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, November 27, 2001
Thelma M. Houchins
Thelma M. Houchins, 86, died 
Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at 
Wildwood Health Care Center 
in Indianapolis. She was a 
resident of Indianapolis.

She was born Jan. 12, 1915, 
in Plainfield. Her parents 
were John Otis and Lena (Rupe) 
Walton. She married Jo Houchins 
on Dec. 1, 1940. He preceded 
her in death June 25, 1996. 
Survivors include two daughters, 
Judy M. Pitcock of Indianapolis 
and Linda Scarbrough of Athens, 
Tenn.; one sister, Martha Lou 
Cummings of Plainfield; four 
grandchildren; and five great-
grandchildren. She was preceded 
in death by two sisters, Mary 
Ella Heath and Gladys Fagan.

She was employed by Beam, Longes 
and Neff Consulting Engineers 
in Castleton as a secretary, 
retiring in 1974.

The Rev. Vey Kidney will 
conduct a service at 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday at Forest Lawn Wilson 
St. Pierre Funeral Home, State 
Road 135 Chapel. Friends may 
call from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 
Wednesday at the funeral home. 
Burial will be at Forest Lawn 
Memory Gardens in White River 

Submitted by Mark Wirey