News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 25, 2013

Elsie Lorene ‘Hatfield’ Elmore


TERRE HAUTE — Elsie Lorene “Hatfield” Elmore, 81, of Terre Haute, passed away at 9:43 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at Union Hospital. She was a homemaker, loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was born Jan. 6, 1932, in Terre Haute, to Alfred Hatfield and Esther “McCoy” of Terre Haute.

She is survived by her husband, Edward Elmore Jr.; her children, Keith W. Elmore of Terre Haute, Judith L. Elmore of North Carolina, Debra D. Thomas of Muncie, Kath J. Martelli of Terre Haute, and Holly A Hudson of Terre Haute; two sisters, Velma Bateman of Tennesse, and Roberta Burns of Brazil; one brother, Donald Hatfield and wife Mary of Shelburn; eight grandchildren, Michael Whisit Jr, Danny Thomas and wife Nicole, Amy Whisit and husband Don, Douglas Thomas and wife Christina, Jennifer Metzger and husband John, Cherrie Atkinson and husband Jack, Amanda Bruner and husband Terry, James Hudson and wife Ashley; 18 great-grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her sister, Effie Reed.

Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Roselawn Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jason Riggle officiating. Burial is in Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday. On Line condolences can be made at: