Carol J. (Fields) Arthur, 80, of Fortville, passed away on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, at Hancock Regional Hospital. She was born on June 20, 1935, in Indianapolis, as the daughter of Alton T. Fields and Ruth C. (Burton) Allen.
She was a caregiver for the elderly in their homes for many years and had attended The Church of God in Ingalls.
Carol is survived by her children, Russell Dean Graham of Hawaii, Richard Eugene Arthur, Jr. of Indianapolis, Jeffrey Hayden Arthur of Indianapolis, Robert Lee Arthur of Indianapolis Barbara Jean Arthur of Greenfield and Rhonda Lou Arthur; brother, Billy Jr. Blevins of Morgantown; sister, Deloris Canter of Greenfield and Betty Lou Preston of Greenwood; 10 grandchildren; 14 great- grandchildren and one great- great- grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Alton T. Fields and Ruth C. (Burton) Allen; brothers, Samuel Russell Blevins and Johnny Joe Blevins; grandparents and sister, Marcia Allen.
Visitation will be held from Noon to 2 p.m. on Monday, March 28, 2016, at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will take place immediately following the visitation at 2p.m. Burial will follow at Washington Park East Cemetery in Indianapolis.
Memorial contributions may be sent directly to Riley Children’s Hospital, 30 S. Meridian Street, Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204 or envelopes will be available at the mortuary.
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