Erma Hale, 93, of Evansville, passed away at 7:25 a.m. Friday, October 29, 2010 at Deaconnes Hospital, Evansville, IN.
Erma was born November 9, 1916, in Bicknell, IN, the daughter of Frank and Beulah (Brosman) Britton. She was a graduate of Winslow High School, Class of 1935. She was a member of First Christian Church, in Newburgh, IN and of Eastern Star #391, Winslow, Indiana Chapter.
She was a devoted wife and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and homemaker. Erma will be deeply missed by her family and many friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, DeForest Hale Jr., in 2001. She is survived by daughters, Ellen (Harry) Girvin, of Newburgh, IN and Jeannene (Max) Inglert, of Greenwood, IN; granddaughter, Ann (Paul) Kuhl of Louisville, KY, and their children, Ellen and Jonathan; grandson, Jason Inglert of Greenwood; grandson, Sean (Tina) McKinney of Cincinnati, OH and their chldren, Bayden and Levi; stepgranddaughters, Bodie (Roger) Hyatt, of Newburg, and Patti (Jerry) Healy, of Evansville; and sister, Bernice Wood of Sullivan.
Funeral services are 10 a.m., Monday, November 1, 2010, at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel, 5330 Washington Ave., Evansville, IN, with Pastor Brad Ferris officiating. Graveside services will follow at 2:00 p.m. CDT in Oak Hill Cemetery in Winslow, IN.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday, October 31, 2010, at Boone Funeral Home, East Chapel and again from 9 a.m. until time of service at 10 a.m. Monday, November 1, 2010.
Memorials may be made to VNA Plus, PO Box 3487, Evansville, IN 47706 or First Christian Church, 4544 State Route 261, Newburgh, IN 47630. Condolences may be made to family online at www.boonefuneralhome.net