She was born July 17, 1926, in Clay County, to Roy E. and Hazel A. (Blair) Haddon. She graduated from Staunton High School with the Class of 1944. She trained for a time at Indiana Business College and gained employment at McMillan's Sporting Goods in Terre Haute as a bookkeeper. She married Walter J. Maurey July 31, 1948. Together they built, owned and operated Maurey's Tastee-Freez on the East edge of Brazil from 1953-1982. She and her husband Walt enjoyed traveling, making annual visits to Florida and also the Smoky Mountains. She also enjoyed sewing, crocheting and knitting.
Elizabeth was a former member of the Asbury Methodist Church and later Epworth United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents Roy and Hazel Haddon, husband Walt "Jr." Maurey, and sons Jeffrey Scott Maurey and Robert Kevin Maurey.
Survivors include her son Ron Maurey and wife Julie, Brazil, grandchildren David Maurey and wife Mikki, Columbus, Ind., Elizabeth Maurey, Rebecca, both of Brazil, Robert Maurey and Tyler Maurey, great-grandsons Aidan David Maurey and Collin Brant Maurey, former daughter-in-law Jody Green, brother Roy Gayle Haddon and wife Delores, Reelsville, a niece Linda Pell and husband Bryan, Brazil, and a nephew Larry Haddon and wife Karen, Reelsville.
Services for Elizabeth will be at French Funeral Home, Friday, March 5, 2010, at 11 a.m., with Pastor Mike Goss officiating. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday, from 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association 1252 Washington Street, PO Box 547 in her memory.
Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory.