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Thursday, February 3, 2005

Lorene Mae Girton Neese, 96, of Greencastle died Tuesday morning at Putnam County Hospital.

Born Dec. 11, 1908, in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Albert William and Cora Ann (Hutcheson) Girton. In 1946, she married Relph W. Neese and he preceded her in death in 1988.

She was a homemaker and housewife and was a member of the Canaan Methodist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Audrey Richardson, and husband, John, of Greencastle; two grandchildren, Kim Brattain and husband, Kent, and John A. Richardson and wife, Stephanie, all of Greencastle; and five great-grandchildren.

Her parents; her husband; and two brothers, William "Bill" and Cecil Vernon Girton preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. in Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Bowen officiating.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, 4-8 p.m.

Burial will be in the Boone-Hurcheson Cemetery.