HOUCHINS, Thelma M. (Walton)

Date of birth:  12 Jan 1915 – Plainfield, Hendricks County, Indiana
Date of death: 25 Nov 2001 – Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

Franklin Daily Journal, 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[e] 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 Township.

Link to Thelma M. Houchins’s Find A Grave entry

Submitted by Mark Wirey