She was born March 31, 1941 in Miami County to William and Julia Ann Hedges McCutcheon. She attended school in Jefferson Township in Miami County, and graduated from Bowling Green High School in Indiana.
The funeral service was Monday at Hendryx Funeral Home, Indianapolis, with the Rev. Tony Winter officiating. Burial will be Thursday at 1 p.m. in Mount Hope Cemetery, Peru, with graveside services by the Rev. Tony Winter.