She was born Feb. 8, 1930, in Clay County, as the daughter of William and Bess France Morris. She graduated from Brazil High School. She worked as a secretary with area companies including, Basil Martins GMC Truck Dealership and Gasway Insurance. She married James L. Girton Oct. 20, 1951, in Danville, Ind. She had attended Annunciation Catholic Church. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the American Cancer Society.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, James L. Girton.
She is survived by sons Steven Girton (Debra) and Barry Girton (Pam), grandchildren, Bree Pell (Shawn), Tia Mishler (Chris), Jade Girton, Kristi Batchelor (John), Nicholas Girton, and Robert Hill, all of Brazil, seven great-grandchildren, and brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Shirley Pell.
At the request of the deceased, her body will be cremated and a visitation with family will be conducted 1-3 p.m., Saturday, March 6, at Moore Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 705 Putnam, Terre Haute, IN 47802.
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