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Obituary: Susan Greathouse, Elizabethtown

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Susan T. Greathouse, 62, of Elizabethtown, left this earth at 7:40 p.m. Thursday, September 5, 2013 at her home.

Susan was born on June 24, 1951 in Richmond, Kentucky to Earl R. and Doris Seale Traylor. She married Bruce E. Greathouse in 1970.

Susan was previously employed with SIHO in Columbus.

She enjoyed the ocean, birds, her dogs, dragonflies, fairies, spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

A graveside inurnment service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Garland Brook Cemetery, Section 75, with Rev. Orville Turner officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Online condolences may be sent to the Greathouse family and a video tribute may be viewed at

Susan leaves behind her husband of 43 years, Bruce E. Greathouse; her mother, Doris Traylor; three children who have been the loves of her life, Amy (Robert) Haggard of North Vernon, Bruce Andrew Greathouse of Elizabethtown, and Jon Adam (Stacy) Greathouse of Hope; ten grandchildren, Zachary, Tyler, and Kiah Haggard, Trevor, Abigail, Haylie, Joshua, Bryant, Dalton, and Kyle Greathouse; a brother, Earl R. (Jackie) Traylor Jr. of Hobart; a sister, Karen (Garnie) Grise of Fairland; and a brother, John Traylor of Elizabethtown.

Susan was preceded in death by her father, Earl Roberts Traylor.

Arrangements were entrusted to Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home.

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