Jean  Addison


Jean Addison, 94, Burlington, passed away at 5:55 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, at her home. Born Oct. 26, 1922, in Hanover, she was the daughter of John and Martha (Mount) Clever. She married Keith Addison on Dec. 25, 1947, in Milroy. He preceded her in death on April 14, 2006. She was a graduate of Hanover High School.
Mrs. Addison resided in Burlington since 1955 and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Burlington Church of Christ and the women's class. She was a fan of the Paul Dixon Show, Ruth Lyon's 50/50 Club, later the Bob Braun's 50/50 Club, the Price is Right, Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune and Lawrence Welk. She enjoyed making a variety of crafts, working puzzle books and reading. She also enjoyed listening to old time country music, old time gospel and bird watching, especially Cardinals and Hummingbirds.
Surviving are three children, William Keith Addison, Beverly Jean Addison, both of Burlington, and Gregory Lynn Addison, of Logansport.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Thomas Lee Addison; two sisters; and two brothers.
The family would like to thank the staff at St. Vincent Hospital, Waterford Place and St. Vincent Hospice.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday at Stout & Son Funeral Home Neptune Chapel, 44 S. Michigan St., Burlington, with Pastor David Osborne officiating. Burial will follow in Burlington Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be left at
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