Christopher Copeland, 44 passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, IN. Arrangements are pending at the Downing & Glancy Funeral Home, in Geneva.
Diana Lynn Smith-Allen
Diana Lynn Smith-Allen 50 of Berne, IN. Passed away in Fort Wayne IN.
Services will be private, Donations may be made to the family to Assist with burial expenses.
Gordon L. Laymon
Gordon L. Laymon, 84, a lifetime resident of Warren, IN, passed away at 12:16 AM on Friday, October 17, 2014 at Heritage Pointe in Warren. He was born on Wednesday, December 25, 1929, in Warren. He married Ellen M. Gebhart on Sunday, August 09, 1959 in the United Church of Christ in Warren. Gordon was a 1947 graduate of Warren High School. He became the manager of Citizens Telephone Corporation in 1968, superseding his father. Gordon was a United States Army Veteran, serving during the Korean War. He was very active in the Warren community and was a member of the Warren Chamber of Commerce, Kiwanis, The American Legion and formerly served on the board for the Pulse Opera House. Gordon was recognized in 1993 Samuel Jones Award and was recognized in 1999 winning the Indiana Telephone Distinguished Service Award and in 2002 he was recognized as the OPASCO Lifetime Achievement Award. Gordon was a member of the Warren United Church of Christ, serving as a deacon and Sunday school teacher.
Survivors include his Wife - Ellen M. (Gebhart) Laymon, Warren, IN., Son - Neil A. (Wife, Wendy) Laymon, Warren, IN and Grandchildren - Sierra Laymon, Fort Wayne, IN and Noah Laymon, Indianapolis, IN.
He was preceded in death by his Parents- Robert E. Buena (Shultz) Laymon and Three Brothers - Wallace Laymon, Maurice Laymon and Bobby Laymon.
Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Warren United Church of Christ 202 E. 2nd Street Warren on Monday, October 20, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM and from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, one hour prior to the service.
A service to celebrate Gordon’s life will be at Warren United Church of Christ at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 with Pastor Scott E. Nedberg officiating. Interment will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Warren.
Preferred memorials: WAMA (Warren Area Ministerial Association) PO Box 344 Warren, IN 46792
Robert "Shorty" Affolder
Robert L. “Shorty “Affolder, 52 of Linn Grove, IN. passed away as the result of an automobile accident at 9:33 PM on Tuesday, October 14, 2014. He was born June 28, 1962 in Adams County Indiana.
He is Survived by his mother- Nancy Hofstetter, Geneva, IN., sister- Linda (husband Allen) Bailey, Cordon, IN., sister-Rita Affolder, Geneva, IN., brother-Fred (wife-Sandra) Affolder, Geneva, IN., brother Bill (wife-Michelle) Affolder, Geneva, IN., and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be Private and Donations may be made to the Geneva Volunteer Fire Department.
Katherine T. “Kate” Pulley
Katherine T. “Kate” Pulley, 93, of Van Buren, IN., passed away at 2:20 PM on Friday, October 17, 2014 at Heritage Pointe in Warren. She was born on Saturday, July 16, 1921, in Crawfordsville, IN. She married C. Chester Pulley on Tuesday, October 14, 1941. Kate was a member of the Farrville Community Church for over 60 years, and served as janitor of the church for many years. She had also been employed by the Van Buren Coin Operated Laundry several years ago. Kate was the last surviving member of the Farrville Social Club (formerly the Farrville Home Ec. Club.) She was a member of the Wednesday morning coffee club, who met at Arby's for breakfast and fellowship.
Survivors include: Daughter - Janet Dadiras, Fort Wayne, IN., Daughter - Ruth Ann Hawker, Spotsylvania, VA., Daughter - Barbara (Husband, Keith) Shrader, Hartford City, IN., Son - David (Wife, Barb) Pulley, Indianapolis, IN., Son - Richard (Wife, Julie) Pulley, Sheridan, IN., Grandchildren - Cindy Dadiras, Ron Dadiras, Jason Hawker, Brian Shrader, Scott Shrader, Gregg Pulley, Angela Reynolds, Shanna Pulley, Step Grandchildren - David Kropczynsk and Chad Kropczynsk, 7 Great Grandchildren and 6 Step Great Grandchildren, Sister-in-law - Martha Rice and Several Nieces & Nephews.
She was preceded in death by her: Father - James Devitt, Mother - Hallie (Eads) Devitt,
Husband - C. Chester Pulley, Brothers - Harry Devitt, Paul Devitt and Neal Devitt,
Sister - Mary Weaver, Daughter - Rosemary E. Pulley and Grandson - Bruce Hawker.
Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home 201 N Main Street Van Buren on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
A service to celebrate Kate’s life will be at Farrville Community Church 11044 E. 200 N. Marion at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 with Rev. Richard Ladouceur officiating. Interment will follow in the Van Buren Cemetery in Van Buren.
Preferred memorials: American Cancer Society 5635 W. 96th Street Indianapolis IN 46278
Arrangements are being handled by Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home in Van Buren.