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Evening Update


August 30, 2013

Mabel Brattain

April 28, 1918 - Aug. 28, 2013

MIDDLETOWN — Mabel (Sherman) Brattain, 95, resident of Middletown, passed away Aug. 28, 2013, at Middletown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born April 28, 1918, in Greenfield, the daughter of Hobart and Gladys (Hite) Sherman.

She retired from General Motors in Anderson in 1975 and was a member of the Sixth Street Christian Church.

She had a wonderful sense of humor and enjoyed being with her friends and family.

She is survived by her loving children, Bruce Brattain of Indianapolis, Vicki (Mitchell) Joffe of Portage, and Roxanne (Danny) Painter of Middletown; seven beautiful grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Brattain in 1976; sister, Annabelle; and two brothers, Bob and Melvin.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Miller Cemetery, east of Middletown.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Middletown EMS or the Sixth Street Christian Church.

Arrangements are being handled by Ballard and Sons Funeral Home, Middletown.

The Ballard family is honored to celebrate the life of Mabel Brattain with family and friends.

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