Dorothy J (Bartlett) Coulston

Born: Mon., Jan. 31, 1949
Died: Thu., Sep. 4, 2014


2:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sun., Sep. 07, 2014
Location: Murphy-Parks Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Sep. 08, 2014
Location: Murphy-Parks Funeral Service

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Dorothy J. Coulston 

Dorothy Jean Coulston, 65, of Shelbyville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at her residence.

She was born Jan. 31, 1949, to Charles E. Bartlett and Edna C. (Rhoades) Bartlett in Shelbyville. She married Walter “Jon” Coulston on May 23, 1971, and he preceded her in death April 11, 1985.

Survivors include sons, Matt Coulston of Shelbyville and Danny Coulston and wife, Mary, of Terre Haute; grandchildren, Cameron, David, Annabel and Charlie Coulston; stepdaughter, Mickey Good Lovitt; loving family, Wendell and Patty Bartlett of Lewis Creek, Sue and Maurice Hasecuster of Greenwood, Reba Tennell of Shelbyville, Brenda and Ira Share of Roswell, Georgia, Eddie Bartlett of Flat Rock, Lana and Ronnie Mullen of Shelbyville and Charlene and Don Parker of Edinburgh; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brothers, William Bartlett, Rick Bartlett and Mick Bartlett.

She was employed with GenCorp. in Shelbyville for several years as a secretary.

Dorothy was a member of Flat Rock Christian Church since 1967.

She served as a member of the Flat Rock Citizens Committee and Flat Rock Firemen's Women's Auxiliary.

Family and friends were her enjoyment in life.

Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at Murphy-Parks Funeral Home & Crematory, 703 S. Harrison St.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at the funeral home, with the Revs. Brian Eversold and Bryan Trotter officiating.

Burial will be at Flat Rock Cemetery in Flat Rock.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674; American Diabetes Association, 6415 Castleway Dr., Suite 114, Indianapolis, IN 46250; or National Kidney Foundation of Indiana, 911 E. 86th St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.

Funeral Directors Greg A. Parks, Sheila J. Parks and Stuart Parks are honored to conduct the services for Mrs. Coulston.

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Jackie Murphy
   Posted Sun September 07, 2014
I will miss Dorothy so much. She was my high school pal and dear friend, and although we were not as close for several years, we did reconnect and enjoyed lunches , talks and visits over the last year. Will miss her laugh, our talks and just her , so very much. RIP Dear Friend. Love and Prayer to the whole family in this time of sorrow.
Jackie Sue

Denise (Drake) Hobbs
   Posted Sun September 07, 2014
I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of Dorothy. I have fond memories of her beautiful smile and laugh. Sending my deepest sympathy to all the family.

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