Bevis, Ethel

ETHEL BEVIS of Indianapolis, 96, mother-in-law to Pastor David Wise of Greenfield Otterbein United Methodist Church, died Monday, September 12, 2017. Services will held, 1:00 p.m., Saturday, September 16, with visitation preceding from 12:00 p.m. until time of service, Shirley Brothers Irving Hill Chapel, 5377 East Washington Street, Indianapolis. Pastor Wise will officiate the service.

She is survived by her children, Karen Wise, Terry Melvin, and Donna Christiansen; and a host of grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made in Ethel’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be shared with Pastor Wise and Family, 2901 West County Road 200 North, Greenfield, IN 46140. 

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