Rushville Republican

Obituaries

September 6, 2013

Alice L. Hess, 88

RUSHVILLE — Alice L. Hess, 88, a longtime Rushville resident, passed away Sept. 5, 2013 in Rushville.

She was born Oct. 19, 1924 in Rush County to John A. and Edith V. (McCorkhill) Myers. She married James Robinson April 14, 1943. She later married Elvin Hess on April 2, 1976; he preceded her in death Nov. 23, 1993.

Alice worked nearly 35 years as an LPN with various facilities, retiring in 2004 from Miller’s Merry Manor at the age of 79.

She is survived by a daughter, Nancy Corum of North Vernon; sisters, Elsie Monroe of Shelbyville and Marilyn and husband Zebo Starker of Paoli; five grandchildren; and several great and great-great-grandchildren.

Alice was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sons, James M. Robinson Jr. and Steven Robinson; brothers, John, Lowell and Jack Myers; and sisters, Betty Conner and Carolyn Kmett.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10 at Moster Mortuary, Rushville, with John Wall presiding. Friends are welcome to visit from noon until service time on Tuesday. Burial will be in EastBrook Cemetery, Milroy.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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