Steven M. Jeffries, 65, Monticello, formerly of Indianapolis, passed away Saturday, June 28, 2014.
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He was born Sept. 8, 1948 in Indianapolis to the late Charles E. and Opal M. Bain Jeffries. He married Rose Morehous, July 30, 1971.
Steve was a graduate of Twin Lakes High School in Monticello, Class of 1967, and also from Porter Business College. Steve served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He worked for Eli Lilly and Co. in Lafayette as Senior Chemical Operator for 35 years, retiring in 2007. He was a former volunteer firefighter for the Monticello Volunteer Fire Department.
Steve was recipient of a heart transplant in 1997 and a kidney transplant in 2010. We are grateful for the donors that gave us a few more great years with Steve.
Steve is survived by his loving wife of nearly 43 years, Rose Jeffries; devoted daughters, Elizabeth A. Jeffries and Sarah M. (Jeramy) Bailey; grandchildren, Haley M. and Brandon M. Jeffries; great-grandchildren, Cash M. and Canyn E. Jeffries; brother-in-law, James M. Brown; and a niece, Mary E. Brown.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
Final care and arrangements are entrusted to Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel, 9606 E. Washington St., Indianapolis, Ind., 46229.
Shirley Brothers Mortuary
9606 E Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46229
Published in The Monticello Herald Journal on July 1, 2014