Patricia Joan (Patty Jo) Sizemore Springman
Patricia Joan (Patty Jo) Sizemore Springman passed away July 29, 2019 at her home in Rushville. Patty was born July 10, 1936 in Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, OH to Vergie Green and Audley Sizemore. The family moved to Rushville in 1944 where they owned & operated Sizemore's Restaurant and Gas Station for many years.
Patty graduated from Rushville High School in 1954 and was secretary of her senior class. At the age of 16 she had her first job working for Dutch & Lil Miller at the old drive-in. Patty & Lil remained good friends for the rest of their lives and enjoyed many trips together.
She married Dallas Edwards in 1955 and had one son, Scott, born in 1958. Both Dallas and Scott are deceased along with a brother, Stephen Sizemore.
Patty later married Dayton Springman in 1966 and they had 2 sons, Devon (Audra) and Drew (Margaret) Springman all of Rushville. Grandchildren born are Kreigh Michael, Keely Adele, and Mason Eric Springman.
Patty worked 30 years at the US District Court in Indianapolis; the last 5 years as secretary to the honorable William E. Steckler, one of the longest sitting judges in the US. She was in charge of naturalization ceremonies for the South District of Indiana and typed many Citizenship certificates for the new citizens who had entered legally.
Patty belonged to various clubs and organizations including: Federal Court Clerks' Association, BPW, Red Hat Classie Lassie Group, BFF, board member for Rush County Victim's Assistance Group, Executive Director of Rush County Mental Health Association and was a long time member of the First Baptist Church in Rushville.
Patty loved traveling with friends & enjoyed going to ball games to see her grandchildren play. Her grandchildren were the joy of her life. She also enjoyed sitting on the patio with her dog Buddy and planting flowers.
Patty had 3 special friends at the end that gave her endless support: Rita Emsweller, Dorothy Isaacs, and Ed Schroeder.
Services will be held at 1 PM Saturday, August 3, 2019 in Moster Mortuary, Rushville with Pastor Dave Richardson presiding. Friends are welcome to visit on Saturday from 11 AM until time of service. Burial will be in Rushville's East Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Rushville Animal Shelter or to the First Baptist Church.
Published on July 31, 2019

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