Carrie Etta McCullough enjoyed retirement by pursuing new interests
Carrie Etta McCullough, 87, of Indianapolis died at 4:57 a.m. Sunday, August 3, 2014 at the Community Heart & Vascular Hospital in Indianapolis.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in Westport with Mary Ellen Perkins officiating. Burial will follow at the Westport Cemetery. A time of visitation will be held from noon until time of service at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with an Order of Eastern Star service at 1:45 p.m.
Mrs. McCullough retired in 1986 from Mitchell & Scott in Indianapolis. She was a member of Chapter 159 of Order of Eastern Star. In retirement years, Mrs. McCullough studied herbology, made quilts and utilized her sewing skills. Then she also learned to bead and make jewelry.
Born December 11, 1926 in Anderson, Mrs. McCullough was the daughter of J. Elmer and Ettie Irene Seal Black. She married Harold A. McCullough at the Westport Baptist Church on January 3, 1945 and he survives.
Additional survivors include her daughter, Pamela (Norm) Ladd of Bloomington; sons, Wayne L. McCullough of Indianapolis and Robert G. (Dorothea) McCullough of Champagne, Illinois; sisters, Laura Ellen Wright of Greensburg and Judith Collen Grider of Columbus; brothers, Elmer Lee (Mary) Black of Greensburg, Marvin Gale Black of Oaklahoma, John Albert (Janet) Black of Greensburg and James Eugene (Rebecca) Black of Franklin; 11 grandchildren; and 19 great grandchildren.
Mrs. McCullough was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Jeanette S. Walton; and sister, H. Eilen Thompson.