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CARVER, Mary Hatton

Source: The Fountain County Neighbor, January 19, 2000, pg A3

ATTICA — Mary Lou (Hatton) Carver, 87, 412 Maple St., Attica, died at 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, 2000 in St. Mary's Healthcare Center, Lafayette. She was born Oct. 3, 1912 in Wingate, the daughter of Clyde and Bessie Davis Hatton. She married Gene A. Carver in Crawfordsville. He preceded in death in 1953. She had lived in Lafayette and had been residing in Attica until going to the nursing center in December 1999. She was a graduate of Wingate High School in 1930. She worked at the Palais Royal in Lafayette for 12 years and retired as a floor manager at Goldblatts in Chicago. She was a member of the Attica First United Methodist Church. She enjoyed cooking, attending flea markets and coin shows. She helped farm for Bette Fox. She excelled in making candy, more importantly turtles and vanilla fudge, which was her sons favorite. Survivors include: a son, Robert (Mary Ann) Carver, Lafayette; several nieces and nephews; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Donald Gene and Richard Lee Carver; three brothers, Frank, Charles and Bob Hatton; and two sisters, Virginia Busic and Cathryn Johnson. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. today (Wednesday) in Maus Funeral Home, Attica, with the Rev. Jeff Newton officiating. Gravesite services and burial will be at 2:45 p.m. today (Wednesday) in Rest Haven Memorial Park, Lafayette. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon until service time today. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association. – jlr

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