Mary Lou Tuttle, 78, of Scipio, Ind. passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at Kindred Hospital in Indianapolis.
Mrs. Tuttle was born Feb. 21, 1936 in Scipio, , the daughter of Lloyd and Leona Neal Waltermire. She married Stan Tuttle March 10, 1984 in Hartsville, Tenn., and he survives.
Mrs. Tuttle worked for several years at O.V.O. (Ohio Valley Opportunities) in North Vernon in the Headstart and outreach program; she had previously worked for the former Regal Rugs and North Vernon Nursing Home where she was a supervisor. She attended Scipio schools. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, mowing grass and spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving with her husband are one son, William “Toby” (Sandy) Gilham of North Vernon; three daughters, Vicki (Dennis) Wilson of Lovett, Pam Robbins of North Vernon, and Debra Stout-Stringer of Scipio,; two step-sons, William (Amy) Tuttle of Petersville, and Dennis (Angie) Tuttle of Scipio; five brothers, William Jack (Tina) Waltermire, Jimmy (Kay) Waltermire and Lloyd (Carolyn) Waltermire all of North Vernon, Albert (Minnie) Waltermire of Scipio, and Leonard “Peno” (Vinetta) Waltermire of Florida; six sisters, Betty Wilder and Flora Jean Taylor both of Scipio, Anna M Douglas of Elizabethtown, Sue Miller of Seymour, Carolyn (Donnie) Allman of North Vernon, and Toni (Larry) Dorsey of Texas; 19 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Jacqulyn Gilham; four brothers, Little Bill Ramey, Robert Joe Waltermire, Alan Poe Waltermire and Kenneth Wayne Waltermire.
Funeral services begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 22, at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon, Rev. Dale Boyd officiating.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 21, at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Vernon Cemetery in Vernon.
Memorials may be made through the Funeral Home to Mercy Rescue and Adoption of Jennings County or Butlerville Mennonite Church.
You are welcome to leave the family a message of condolence at www.dovesharprudicel.com.