Evelyn Pauline (Polly) Tarplee, 94, of Greenfield, passed peacefully at Hancock Regional Hospice on June 25, 2016. She was born on May 15, 1922, to Carl and Elma Louise Simpson in Wayne County, Ind.
Evelyn lived in Lawrence, Ind. for 50 years and moved to Greenfield in 2010. She retired in December 1989 from the Finance Center at Fort Harrison, Ind. Evelyn worked at Camp Atterbury during WWII. She also worked numerous other jobs including Stokely Vancamp. Co., American United Life, and William H. Block Co. Her greatest Joy was spending time with her family, baking, sewing, reading, and helping other people.
Survivors are children, Linda Hollin of Greenfield, Sandra Bowman of Columbus, Oh., and Ronald Tarplee (Sue) of Greenwood; sister, Shirley Hunter of Connersville; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, and numerous great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Rex; sister, Barbara; brothers, Robert, James, and Billy, as well as her parents.
Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 2 at Flanner and Buchanan – Washington Park East, 10722 E. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN. Funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. with Danny Curry officiating. Burial will be at the New Boggstown Cemetery in Boggstown.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Hancock Regional Hospice, 801 N. State St., Greenfield, IN 46140.
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