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Idella W. Duvall of Perry Township, Boone County, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. She was surrounded by her family. She was born on July 20, 1932, near Waugh in Boone County to the late Chester Avadore and Estella (Ramsey) Wright.
On March 13, 1948 she was married to David William Johnson in Boone County and they later divorced. Idella then married Henry "Hank" Duvall in Boone County on Nov. 2, 1967 in Boone County. He passed away on Sept. 7, 1994.
Idella attended Sheridan High School. She had lived in Boone County her entire life. She was a faithful member of El Bethel Baptist Church in Avon until her health began to decline. Idella retired in 1985 from Western Electric in Indianapolis after 26 years of service. She was a member of the DAR, James Hill Chapter, in Lebanon and was an avid Purdue fan.
Survivors include five children, Wayne (Rhissa) Johnson of Brownsburg, Sandy (Jerry) Isenhour of Brownsburg, Steve (Michele) Johnson of Lebanon, David (Patty) Johnson of Lebanon and Kim Carnes of Lebanon; five step-children, Ronald L. Duvall of Fla., Rick (Pam) Duvall of Indianapolis, Teresa (Carl) Collins of Lebanon, Patty (David) Johnson of Lebanon and Dina Duvall of Lebanon; 14 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren, 10 step-grandchildren and 23 step-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, Idella was preceded in death by five siblings, Melba Ruth Wright, Marda Faye Stephenson, Orpha Mae Stafford, John Edward Wright and Donzel Lee Wright; one step-son, Henry Duvall, Jr.; four grandchildren, Jenny Isenhour, Amy Isenhour, Angie (Isenhour) Jones and Lindsay Johnson.
Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 at Myers Mortuary, 1502 N. Lebanon St. in Lebanon.
Funeral Services are to be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 Myers Mortuary, Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Indiana Heart Association Regional Office
6500 Technology Center Drive Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278. Online condolences: myersmortuary.com
Published on December 26, 2017
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