Loretta Evans McCullough
77, of Sheridan, passed to meet her Lord on Sunday, December 8, 2013, at her home. Husband Dale and daughter Emily were by her side. Loretta was born to Lowell and Nellie Evans, near Terhune, Indiana, on April 17, 1936.
Loretta graduated from Sheridan H.S. in 1954 and studied accounting at Indiana University in Indianapolis. She was a member of the Wm. H. Block Fashion Board and was employed by Blocks as a systems planner for a time. She later worked at Indianapolis Morris Plan as Executive Secretary to the Vice President.
Loretta was an avid home gardener and genealogical researcher. She loved hosting holiday dinners and parties for family and friends at her home. She will be fondly remembered by all who knew her, for her fun loving and generous spirit. She was a 40 year member of the First United Methodist of Sheridan, where she served in numerous capacities over the years.
Loretta and Dale McCullough were married on April 8, 1956. She was greatly beloved by their children Scott A. (Sue Denari) McCullough and Emily A. (Steve) Purdy; grandchildren, Mark, Katherine and Sarah McCullough, all of Noblesville, and Kaitlin and Connor Purdy of Westfield.
In addition to her husband, children and grandchildren, Loretta is also survived by her siblings, Anita Evans Gwin of Westfield, Marcia Evans McCullough of Sheridan and Tom Evans of Lake Wales, Florida.
Loretta was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Betty Evans Hall.
Visitation for Loretta will be in the Kercheval Funeral Home , Sheridan on Friday, December 13, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 2 p.m., followed by services at 2:00 p.m. Pastor Carol Fritz will officiate. Interment will follow in Crown View Cemetery, Sheridan, Indiana
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sheridan First United Methodist Church Memorial Fund.