Mrs. Theadora “Teddie” O’Banion, 80, ofIndianapolis, IN, passed away on March 3, 2017 after a short battle withcancer.

Teddie was born in Indianapolis, IN on February23, 1937 to Charles and Captolia Owens. She attended IPS #91 and Broad RippleHigh School and then went on to be a homemaker.

Teddie was married to Charles L. O’Banion Sr.on October 3, 1953. Together they had four children.

Teddie worked for The Department of ChildServices and sold Avon for many years. She enjoyed spending time withfamily, bowling, playing the organ, and crocheting. Teddie also loved travelingin their Motor home with her husband while following the NASCAR circuit andcamping at their trailer at Cataract Falls.

Teddie was a busy woman when her children wereat home, especially her involvement and attendance of their many sportingevents and scouts.

Though Teddie was an only child, she foundthree very special people to become great friends with and made part of herfamily: Jeanne Young, Charlotte Smith, and Carl Bottoms.

Teddie is survived by her four children, DebraSmith (Spouse Randy), Kathy Osborn, Charles O’Banion Jr., and James O’Banion,nine grandchildren: Steven Osborn II, LisaTackett, Jennifer Buis, Stephanie Voll, Captolia Arnold, Charles A. O’Banion,Susan O’Banion, James O’Banion and Casey O’Banio n, 15great-grandchildren: Alexis, Jessica, Hailey, Kayla, Allyssa, Megan, Gabriella,Allison, Ellie, Shane, Lane, Hadlee, Catherine, Charles D., and Maximus, aswell as her sister in-law Darlyn Waldrop, niece and nephew: Michelle Eckart andGlenn Todd Waldrop.

Teddie is preceded in death by both of herparents, her husband, Charles O’Banion Sr., and son-in-law, Steve Osborn.

Teddie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother,and aunt.

I n memory ofTeddie, a graveside service will be held at Sutherland Park Cemetery inIndianapolis, 4130 Millersville Road 46205, at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, March 6,2017. Arrangements provided by LegacyCremation & Funeral Services – Lawrence.

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  1. So sorry for your loss. Death is truly the enemy of all mankind. I’ve found comfort in the scripture a Revelation 21:4 where the promise is made "God …will wipe out every tear from their eyes and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry or pain. The former things have passed away.

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