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Carol S Truxal Harsley
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Birth: Nov. 13, 1946
Terre Haute
Vigo County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 10, 2011

Carol Harshey was born November 13th, 1946 in Terre Haute, Indiana to Herbert and Ethel Truxal. She was the sixth of 10 children. Her father was a coal miner, and after his death from working in the mines, Carol spent the remainder of her childhood at the Vigo County Orphanage.

She graduated from Gerstmeyer Technical H.S. in Terre Haute in 1965. Carol came to Indianapolis in 1966 and married Norris "Bud" Harshey. They had two children and, after their divorce in 1972, Carol did the best she could to provide for her two young children as a single mom. After several jobs and several residences around the East side of Indianapolis, Carol was hired at Western Electric.

Carol was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004. In January 2011 Carol moved to a nursing home, and passed away on April 11, 2011. She was 64 years old. She was surrounded by family for the last several days of her life.

She is survived by her ex-husband David, her son Sean Harshey (wife Sara) and daughter Shannon West (husband Brian), five grandchildren, Zachary (wife Kelsey), Clare, Emily, Katrina and Colleen, and great granddaughter Kira.

Arrangements entrusted to Conkle Funeral Home Avon Chapel. 
 
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 Parents:
  Herbert Raymond Truxal (1898 - 1957)
 
 Siblings:
  Herbert Wilbur Truxal (1921 - 1964)*
  Nina Ruth Truxal Klapman (1924 - 1963)*
  Jack Lee Truxal (1937 - 1990)*
  Carol S Truxal Harsley (1946 - 2011)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Washington Park East Cemetery
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: William Taber
Record added: Apr 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68388530
Carol S <i>Truxal</i> Harsley
Added by: William Taber
 
 
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