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Oleva Grace Tetrick, 91, of Westport, went to be with her Lord at 7:21 a.m. on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Morning Breeze Healthcare Center in Greensburg. She was born on May 30, 1926 in Pike County, Indiana the daughter of Charles H. and Ethel Berniece (Copeland) Young. Grace was raised in Oakland City and moved to Westport in 1958. She worked at the Muscatatuck State Hospital for 16 years and had also worked as an in-home caregiver for the elderly for 15 years. She was a member of the Waynesburg Christian Church and had attended Fredonia Community Church. She enjoyed reading, bowling, dancing and spending time with family. She married Leroy O. Tetrick on May 5, 1944 in Princeton, Indiana. He preceded her in death on March 1, 1988. Survivors include daughters, Grace Ann (Tom) Ross of Westport, Janetta Sue (Manuel) Watts of Westport, Myra L. (Harold) Brandon of Somerset, Kentucky, Katherine Alice (John) Spiczak of Moore, South Carolina, Rebecca B. (Richard) Orth of Flower Mound, Texas, Lora Lee (Russell) Krammes of Westport; son, Dudley Leroy (Marleen) Tetrick of Hartsville, South Carolina; sisters, Brenda (Larry) McGillem of Gleesen, Indiana, Earlene (Perry) Saris of Brooksville, Florida; brother, Lloyd (Marilyn) Young of Lynnville, Indiana; and over 100 grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death her parents, husband; daughter, Carol Jean Brooks; brothers, Elmer Young, Orris Young, Hobart Young and Adrian Young; sisters, Norma Jean Hughes, Barbara Jo McQueen, Lena Hill, Zella Mae Woolsey and one sister in infancy; grandchildren, Jackie Dean Ross and Susie Watts. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, February 12, 2018 at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in Westport. Pastor David Burnett will officiate with burial to follow at the Westport Cemetery. The family will receive visitors on Sunday, February 11, 2018 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana through the funeral home. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.bassgasper.com
Published on February 7, 2018
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