Lorada Payne Weatherholt, 91, of Montpelier, IN, passed away at 6:00 PM on Saturday, January 04, 2014 at Life Care Center in Winter Haven, FL. She was born on Wednesday, August 23, 1922, in Wells County, IN. Lorada was a 1940 graduate of Roll High School. She had worked at the Blackford County Courthouse as a secretary for several years, before working at 3M in Hartford City. She retired from 3M in 1977. Lorada was a member of the Nimble Neighbors Club and the First United Methodist Church in Montpelier. She was a loving mother, stepmother, grandmother, great grandmother and was a gracious and compassionate friend. Lorada had spent several winters in Lake Alfred, FL.
Survivors include: Son - Dr. Tyrone (Wife-Toni) Payne, Dayton, OH., Daughters - Judy (Husband-Lonnie) Adams of Florida, Dr. Robyn Payne, Gary, IN., Margie Sones, Terre Haute, IN., Step Daughters - Beverly (Husband-Don) Price, Plymouth, IN., Linda (Husband-Dean) Coleman, Eaton, IN., Cheryl (Husband-Mike) Barnes, Montpelier, IN., Step Son - Gary Weatherholt, Indianapolis, IN., Brother - Jim (Wife-Beverly) Banter, Hartford City, IN., Sister - Lillian (Husband-Bus) Murphy, Noblesville, IN., 5 Grandchildren - Kelly Morrissey, Norwalk, CT., Kristin Goldstein, Norwalk, CT., Stacy Ardoin, Columbus, OH., Alexis Font, Winnetka, IL and Eric Sones, Terre Haute, IN., 7 Step Grandchildren , 10 Great Grandchildren and 6 Step Great Grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her: Parents- Harley and Millie (Boxell) Banter, 1st Husband- Paul Payne, 2nd Husband - Dewayne M. Weatherholt, Brothers - Lester Banter, Leon Banter and Leo Banter and a Sister- Martha Louise Elliott.
Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home 109 W Windsor St Montpelier on Saturday, January 11, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
A service to celebrate Lorada’s life will be at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home at 1:30 PM on Saturday, January 11, 2014 with Pastor Keith Williams officiating. Interment will follow in the Gardens of Memory in Muncie.
Preferred memorials: First United Methodist Church 215 E. Green Street Montpelier, IN 47359
Arrangements are being handled by Walker & Glancy Funeral Home in Montpelier.