Helen Louise Wright, 92, formerly of 1456 Glenn Ave., Wabash, died at 9:10 p.m., Friday, April 25, at Autumn Ridge Healthcare Center in Wabash. She was born June 20, 1921 in Gilead, Indiana to Charles and May (Murphy) Walker.
Jerry Dean Walter, 83, died April 24. He was born Oct. 22, 1930. He was married to Lois Love; she survives.
Also surviving are three children, seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, one brother and a sister-in-law. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
A service to celebrate Jerry’s life will be held on April 29, at 11 a.m. at Solid Rock United Methodist Church, Warren. Visitation will also take place one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.
David Keith Vaught, 54, died April 24. He was born on Jan. 28, 1960. He was married to Anne Bartrom; she survives.
He is also survived by his father, one daughter and one brother. He was preceded in death by his mother and one brother.
A service to celebrate David’s life will be at Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 29.
Ernest E. Smoker, 96, died April 23. He was born July 2, 1917.
He was survived by six children, 16 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and 11 great, great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four wives, his parents, two sons, a grandson, a brother and two sisters.
Funeral services were held April 28 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service.
Jason T. Kelly, 47, died April 23. He was born Aug. 4, 1966. He was married to Ruth Kelly; she survives.
He is also survived by six children, 11 grandchildren, three brothers and two sisters. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services were held April 26, at Potter's House Ministries.
Herbert Coble, 84, died April 26. He was born Jan. 19, 1930. He was married to Nancy West; she survives.
Two daughters, one sister, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren also survive him. His parents, two brothers and one sister preceded him in death.
Graveside services will be held at a later date at South Whitley Cemetery, State Road 14, South Whitley.
Shirley Ann Jeffers, 76, Wabash, died at 10:30 p.m., April 22, at her home. She was born Sept. 13, 1937 in Columbia City, to Isaac Franklin "Frank" and Clara Elizabeth (Murphy) Overholser.
Jay passed away in his beloved Italy after a battle with cancer, on April 9. He was born July 27, 1953.