Irene M. Atteberry

Irene Margaret Atteberry, 85, of Huntington, IN, died Monday, May 25, 2009, at 3:25 am. at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

Mrs. Atteberry graduated from Fort Wayne South Side High School. She also graduated from Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in 1951. She was a registered nurse for 35 years at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.

She was born Nov. 27, 1923, in McKeesport, PA, to Chauncey and Sarah Johnson Bedworth. She married William Atteberry on Oct. 3, 1958, in Fort Wayne. Her husband preceded her in death.

Survivors include two sons, Kenneth (Margaret) Atteberry, of South Whitley, and James (Brenda) Atteberry, of Columbia City; two daughters Carol (Matthew) Thomas, of Markle, and Cheryl (Ronald) Monteith, of Huntington; a sister, Norma Daughtery, of Atlanta, GA; 14 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.

There will be no calling. A graveside service will be held Thursday, May 28, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Greenlawn Cemetery, Fort Wayne.

Memorial gifts may be made to Alzheimer's Association in care of McElhaney-Hart funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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