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Alberta G. Whelchel

February 27, 1933 ~ July 3, 2018 (age 85)
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Alberta G. Whelchel, 85, of Fortville, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at Hancock Regional Hospital.  She was born February 27, 1933 in Fortville to Albert and Gladys (Hughett) Denney.  Alberta was a 1951 graduate of the old Fortville High School.  She enjoyed sewing and traveling.  Alberta helped with Little League and Babe Ruth concession stands when he boys were young.  She later assisted her grandchildren with 4-H projects.  Alberta retired from Greenfield Banking Company after 38 ½ years’ service.

She is survived by her husband, Charles C. Whelchel, whom she married September 1, 1951; sons: Denney (Nancy) Whelchel of Greenfield; David (Michele) Whelchel of Indianapolis; daughter: Tecia (Jeff) Pruitt of Greenfield; grandchildren: Ashley Whelchel, Stacey (Keith) Wixson and Chelbey (Josh Dirr) Whelchel; 3 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents and grandson-in-law Jeremiah Martin

A celebration of Alberta’s life will be held on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 10:00 am at Seals Funeral Home, Fortville.  Friends may call on Friday, July 6, 2018 from 4 to 8 pm at the funeral home.  Burial will take place at Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Fortville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Eden United Methodist Church 2122 E. Eden Rd. Greenfield, IN 46140. On-line condolences may be shared at


Donations may be made to:

Eden United Methodist Church
2122 E. Eden Road, Greenfield IN 46140

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