Helen Marie Nevil, 87, of Portland, IN, passed away at 4:59 PM on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at her Residence in Portland, IN. She was born on Monday, June 22, 1925, in Jay County, IN. Helen graduated from the Pennville High School Class of 1943. She married Wilbur Gale Nevil on September 3, 1949. Helen retired from CTS in Berne, IN. She was a member of the Geneva VFW ladies auxillary. She enjoyed bingo and dearly loved her Nieces and Nephew and Great Nieces and Nephews.
Sister - Gereldine Simons, Muncie, IN
Niece - Heather (Valentin) Lopez, Portland, IN
Niece - Carrie (Scott) Fry, Salamonia, IN
Nephew - Jeremy (Lora) Shaneyfelt, Portland, IN
Niece - Sharon (Art) Kane, Muncie, IN
Nephew - Ron Shaneyfelt, Virginia Beach, VA
Niece - Sally (Monte) Poling, Union City, IN
Nephew - Fred (Amy) Shaneyfelt, Decatur, IN
Niece - Phyllis (Joe) Brown, Geneva, IN
Niece – Mary Jenson, Redding, CA
Great Nieces and Nephews - Several
She was preceded in death by her:
Father - Fred Shaneyfelt
Mother - Viola Overla Shaneyfelt
Husband - Wilbur Gale Nevil
Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home 100 N Washington Street Geneva on Sunday, January 27, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Calling will also be held Monday, January 28, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the Funeral Home.
A service to celebrate Helen's life will be at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home 100 N Washington Street Geneva at 2:00 PM on Monday, January 28, 2013 with the Pastor Wayne Ward officiating. Interment will follow in the West Lawn Cemetery in Geneva.
Preferred memorials: Family Life Care 265 W. Water Street Berne IN 46711
Arrangements are being handled by Downing & Glancy Funeral Home in Geneva.
Online condolences may be made at www.glancyfuneralhomes.com