October 15, 1917 - April 4, 2019
Thelma P. "Mert" Jaggers, 101, a lifelong Rush County resident, passed away April 4, 2019 in Rushville. She was born on October 15, 1917 in Rush County to the late Guy & Lydia (Neinstedt) Morgan. She married Horace N. "Doc" Jaggers on October 22, 1938 and he preceded her in death on August 25, 1999. Thelma was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church in Rushville where she was very active. She worked as a waitress at Sizemore's Restaurant. Thelma also worked at the Rushville Furniture Factory and during the war she was a taxi driver. She remembered picking up Wendel Willkie one afternoon in her taxi. She & Doc enjoyed traveling. She enjoyed bowling and was a huge Cincinnati Reds fan. Her words to live by were, "Hug someone every day, especially a little dog." She was the last sibling of 17. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Clifford Earl, Hedley Guy, William John, Voyle Bernard, Lester, Deryl William, Charles Vernon & infant Richard Eugene Geere Morgan and sisters, Mildred Louise Hall, Gertrude Ione Hartwell, Crystal Lucille Sherwood, infant Mary Florence Morgan, Lois Carmen Pond, Ruth Myrna Owens, Lou Ellen Morgan and Vida Mae Montgomery. Thelma will be remembered fondly by her many nieces, nephews, great nieces & nephews and great-great nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 11 AM Monday, April 8, 2019 in Moster Mortuary with Rev. Dr. Dave Richardson presiding. Friends are welcome to visit from 10 AM until time of service Monday morning. Entombment will be in the East Hill Shrine Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, RCCF-Doc & Thelma Jaggers Fund or to Our Hospice.
Thelma P. "Mert" Jaggers, 101, a lifelong Rush County resident, passed away April 4, 2019 in Rushville. She was born on October 15, 1917 in Rush County to the late Guy & Lydia (Neinstedt) Morgan. She married Horace N. "Doc" Jaggers on October... View Obituary & Service Information
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