Elizabeth Humphrey Tatom


Elizabeth Humphrey Tatom, 78, of Seymour, formerly of Salem, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at her home in Seymour.

Born Aug. 1, 1938, in Bloomington, Illinois, she was the daughter of Lloyd H. and Thelma Bloyd Cozart, both of whom preceded her in death. On Feb. 11, 1958, she married Charles Humphrey, who preceded her in death Oct. 16, 2006. On June 17, 2008, she married Harold Tatom, who survives in Seymour.

She was a homemaker. She was a life member of American Legion Post 41 Auxiliary in Salem and also was a member of Eastern Star, Moose Lodge, Fraternal Order of Eagles and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1925 in Seymour.

Besides her husband, survivors include seven sons, Paul Humphrey of Campbellsburg, Steven Humphrey of Vallonia, Dale Catlett of Mitchell, James Catlett of Falls of Rough, Kentucky, Joseph Humphrey of Salem, Vernon Humphrey of Salem and Edward Humphrey of Haleysburg; a daughter, Debra Durbin of Salem; two stepsons, Randy Tatom of Columbus, Ohio, and George Tatom of Seymour; a stepdaughter, Lisa Hall of North Vernon; a brother, Clifford Cozart of Salem; 30 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; and six stepgreat-grandchildren.

Besides her parents and first husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jack Bloyd; a grandson, Wesley Humphrey; and a great-grandson, Ian Catlett.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Weathers Funeral Home in Salem. Burial will follow at Vallonia Cemetery in Vallonia.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. until time of service Tuesday at the funeral home.