Alonzo M. Titus

March 24, 2016

Alonzo M. Titus 98, a longtime Frankfort resident, died at 10:55 a.m. March 24, 2016 at Mulberry Health and Retirement Community.  Born September 27, 1917 in Boone County, Indiana to Herbert U. and Edith O. (Medlin) Titus.  He married Sybil J. Aldrich on July 12, 1943 in Cambria, Indiana and she preceded him in death on November 20, 1994.  Mr. Titus was a 1936 graduate of Lebanon High School.  A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during WWII in Europe. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service, retiring on July 11, 1980.  Mr. Titus was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.  His memberships include; American Legion Post #12, a 50-year member and past master of Clinton F & AM Lodge #54, RAM Clinton Chapter, Frankfort Council, Frankfort Commandery, Scottish Rite and Murat Shrine, Murat Shrine Club, Clinton County Scottish Rite Club and past president of NARFE.  He was Mulberry Lutheran Home volunteer of the year in 1999, a determined Cubs Fan and an avid Purdue Basketball fan.

Visitation and Services

The funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. The Rev. Mike Crawford of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church will officiate. Family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, 2016, with a Masonic Memorial Service beginning at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Donations in memory of Alonzo may be made to the Clinton Masonic Lodge,

Survived by:

2 Sons: Phillip L. (Carol) Titus of Henderson, NV, James R. (Ann) Titus of Quincy, IL, Grandchildren: Ray, Doug and Avery. The Titus family would like to recognize the special friendships Alonzo has made with his “Mulberry Family”, especially Esther Creamer and her family, as well as his neighbors, Dick & Wilma Howe.

Preceded by:

two brothers and a sister.


Leave your Condolences

8 Condolences for “Alonzo M. Titus”

  1. Brenda Goldsberry March 26, 2016 at 12:21 am

    Mr. Titus was a sweet man. I got to know by delivering his lunches to him. He was always happy and loved to talk about the Cubs with me. I enjoyed talking to him and knowing him. He will be missed. God Bless him and his family.

  2. Lori McCarty March 26, 2016 at 12:46 pm

    I worked at Mulberry Health. I absolutely loved Mr. Titus! Great guy! He will be missed! Thoughts and prayers for the family.

  3. Aurie and Mary Beth Mcgee March 26, 2016 at 4:29 pm

    Dear Jim, Ann and Avery,
    You are in our thoughts and prayers. What a blessing, though, to head off to heaven during this holiest time of the year! God bless all of your family.
    Aurie and Mary Beth

  4. Mary Ann Stockberger March 26, 2016 at 11:56 pm

    Alonzo was a sweetie. I will cherish his friendship and feel blessed to have known him. RIP Alonzo! You will be missed.

  5. Marilyn Mammen March 27, 2016 at 6:38 am

    So sorry to hear of Mr. Titus’s death. I became acquainted with him through my mom Martha Wainscott as she also lived in the MHRC cottages. She was one of Titus’s card playing buddies before she passed away 3 years ago. In his possessions you might find a small ceramic rooster with a 2 or more hens. My mom bought him that. The rooster represented him, and at least 2 of the hens represented Esther, his long time faithful friend, & my mom who he was always so kind to. He certainly was a swell fellow and she appreciated him a lot.

  6. Gangwer Gallipo Insurance Agency – Mary March 28, 2016 at 9:43 am

    Such a nice man, I only knew him through having his insurance, but he was such a great client. Glad to have met him!!

  7. Boe, Carol, Stephen & Maggie Workman March 28, 2016 at 7:48 pm

    Dear Jim, Ann and Avery,
    We were so sorry to hear of Alonzo”s passing. He was such a kind and considerate man who always had time to talk and find out what was going on in your life. Growing up, it was always a joy to drop in on the Titus household–Alonzo and Sybil always made us feel welcome. After spending some time with Alonzo, it was easy to see where Jim got his sense of humor. Alonzo was a fixture down at the post office, and no matter how long the line was, he always worked in a quick conversation. I think sometimes my dad would make excuses to go into the post office just to talk to him. I guess what struck me most about Alonzo was that he always seemed to be at peace with himself. He knew who he was and never tried to be anything different. While he will be missed, he leaves a lasting legacy with his family and friends as a compassionate man who always had time for others. Jim, Ann and Avery, you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  8. Roy Coy March 30, 2016 at 10:24 am

    Sympathies for a great gentleman that I had the privilege of working with for 30 years. Thoughts and prayers with you.

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