Surviving are her children, Pepper (Byron) Wells of Buffalo Grove, Ill., Gene Herron Jr. of Fort Wayne, Jeff (Tammy) Herron of Albion, and Todd (Paula) Herron of Fort Wayne; brother, Willard (Carol) Shively of Churubusco; sister, Anita Bair of Columbia City and grandchildren, Brandon, Joshua, Jordan and Kyle. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Candy Maugherman, and sister, Roberta Wilcoxson.
Memorial service is 8 p.m. Thursday at D. O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue. Memorial calling is from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Allen County Public Library. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.mccombandsons.com.