Georgia Hires Obituary

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Georgia Rose Hires

July 8, 1930 - February 12, 2013
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Georgia Rose Hires, 82, of Terre Haute, passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at her home with her family by her side. She was born on July 8, 1930, in Vigo County to George and Edna Rose (Hart) Myers. She married Walter E. Hires on February 2, 1952, and together they raised 5 children. Georgia was a 1949 graduate of Gerstmeyer High School. She worked at Ann Page (Quaker Maid) packing olives. She was an avid couponer. She enjoyed gardening and watching the hummingbirds. She was a fan of Elvis. Most of all, Georgia enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. Georgia will always be remembered as a loving wife...
Georgia Rose Hires, 82, of Terre Haute, passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at her home with her family by her side. She was born on July 8, 1930, in Vigo County to George and Edna Rose (Hart) Myers. She married Walter E. Hires on February 2, 1952, and together they raised 5 children. Georgia was a 1949 graduate of Gerstmeyer High School. She worked at Ann Page (Quaker Maid) packing olives. She was an avid couponer. She enjoyed gardening and watching the hummingbirds. She was a fan of Elvis. Most of all, Georgia enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. Georgia will always be remembered as a loving wife and mother. She will be greatly missed.
Georgia is survived by her husband of 61 years, Walter; their children, Delania (Bill) Siebenmorgan, Gloria Hall, Walter E. (Debbie) Hires II, Frank (Andrea) Hires, and Sharon (Frank) Deardurff, all of Terre Haute; grandchildren, Stephanie (Ralph) McGranahan, Laura (Steve) Eddleman, Erin Hall, Jared (Emilee) Alsman, Misty Marr, Nissa (Louis) Bigler-Loyola, Jessica (Brian) McBride, Luke Bigler, Tessa Bigler, Kellianne (Kyle) Alford, Jessica (Dustin) Lambert, Brittany (Sean) Feeney, David Hires, and Robert (Kelly) Baugh; many great-grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren, a sister Doris Myers, special friend Barbara Miller, and a sister-in-law Georgia Icenogle.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a grandson Nicholas Brian Hires, brother William Myers, and sister-in-law Virginia Rolison Myers.
Visitation will be from 11 until noon on Friday, February 15 at Thomas Funeral Home. Services will be at noon on Friday at the funeral home with Pastor Craig Wininger officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Wabash Valley. Online condolences may be made at www.thomasfuneralhome.net

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