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Obituary for Evelyn Marie (Tabbert) Thornburg

Evelyn Marie (Tabbert) Thornburg, 96, of Mooresville and formerly of Indianapolis, passed away July 27, 2017 at Henricks Regional Health in Avon. Evelyn was born August 9, 1920 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota to the late John A. and Mary Ella (Smiley) Tabbert. On February 19, 1944 she was united in marriage to her husband, Wayne Milton Thornburg; he also preceded her in death.

Evelyn was a homemaker for most of her life. She enjoyed making ceramics, crocheting, and playing cards.

She was also preceded in death by her siblings, John A. Tabbert, Dorothy Vinson, and Betty Estel; and her half-brother, Frank Abby.

Survivors include her daughter, Judith Ann (William) Bailey of Mooresville; four grandsons, Greg (Tiffani), Scot (Tiffany), Kris (Heather), and Mark (Casey); nine great grandchildren, and her half-brother, Lewis Abby.

Family and friends will gather to celebrate the life of Evelyn Thornburg from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Monday, July 31, 2017 in the chapel at Carlisle – Branson Funeral Service & Crematory in Mooresville. The funeral service will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Memorial Park Cemetery in Indianapolis. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Churches In Mission. Visit where you may express online condolences to Evelyn’s family.

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service

39 East High Street
Mooresville, IN 46158





12:00 PM
Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service

39 East High Street
Mooresville, IN 46158

Cemetery Details


Memorial Park Cemetery

9350 East Washington Street Indianapolis, IN, 46229
Indianapolis, in 46229


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