Age: 72 Married
City of Residence: Advance, Indiana
Date of Death: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at 2:15 a.m.
Place of Death: at Witham Memorial Hospital in Lebanon, Indiana
Kathaleen “Sis” Essex was born November 4, 1940, in Vigo County, Indiana,
a daughter of the late Ova and Isabelle (Archer) Wood.
A longtime resident of Boone County, Kathaleen graduated from Whitestown High School in 1959.
On December 3, 1960, she was married to Leo Edward Essex in Whitestown, Indiana. Mr. Essex survives.
Kathaleen was a devoted homemaker. For eleven years, she had worked at the Granville Wells School as a custodian and for a period of time, she worked at Lynn Wrights Restaurant on Highway 421.
A loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother; Kathaleen enjoyed her kids and grandkids. Her hobbies centered around her family, fishing and camping.
Memberships: Advance Community Christian Church
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Myers Chapel of Memories, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana, with Pastor Kyle Drown and Dan Hayden, officiating.
Visitation is planned for Friday, April 19, 2013, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., at the funeral home, in Lebanon.
Interment will follow at Union Lutheran Cemetery in Boone County, Indiana.
Husband: Mr. Leo E. Essex – Advance, Indiana
Five Sons: Lee E. Essex and companion, Carol – Danville, Indiana
Bruce W. Essex – Advance, Indiana
Danny E. Essex and wife, Rhonda – Thorntown, Indiana
Jeff Essex and wife, Doris – Creve Coeur, Illinois
Darrin Essex and wife, Misty – Advance, Indiana
Three Brothers: Dallas Wood and wife, Peggy – Lebanon, Indiana
Tom Wood and wife, Pat – Kentucky
Wayne Wood – Lebanon, Indiana
Seventeen Great Grandchildren
Deceased: In addition to her parents, Kathaleen was preceded in death by a sister, Pauline Hunt, and a grandson, Jordan Essex.
Memorials may be made to assist the family c/o Myers Mortuary.