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Obituary: Thelma R. (Spriggs) Scales, Whiteland

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Thelma R. (Spriggs) Scales

Thelma R. (Spriggs) Scales, 82, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 in Indianapolis. She was a resident of Whiteland.

Thelma was born April 23, 1930, in Indianapolis to Cecil and Ruby (Waterman) Spriggs.

She was a beautician for 20 years.

She was a member of the Whiteland Church of Christ.

Thelma enjoyed traveling, antiques and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include two children, Dan (Debra) Scales and Lavana (Ed) Tichenor, both of Whiteland; five grandchildren, Lara (Josh) Rogers, Ryan (Jenny) Scales and Seth, Jordan and Chase Tichenor; and two great-grandchildren, Elliott and Eleanor Rogers.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Maurice L. Scales; sister, Frieda Mae Spriggs; and brother, Edward Spriggs.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Whiteland Church of Christ, 6720 N. U.S. 31, Whiteland. Friends and family may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel, 729 N. U.S. 31 and from 10 a.m. Friday until service time at the church. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association / Midwest Affiliate, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674; or Susan G. Komen, P.O. Box 6069 Dept. 95, Indianapolis, IN 46206-6069.

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