Obituaries
Jean Esther Phenicie, 89

Jean Esther (Orr) Phenicie, 89, Huntington, died at 6:54 a.m. at Parkview Regional Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Jean was born June 12, 1924 in Servia, Ind., to Scott and Iva Aughinbaugh Orr. Her parents preceded her in death.

Jean married James L. Phenicie on June 21, 1947. He preceded her in death on May 31, 2007.

Mrs. Phenicie graduated from Chester High School, North Manchester, in 1942 and from Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, in 1947. She attended Charity Baptist Church and was the pianist. Mrs. Phenicie was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing and flowers.

Survivors include: five sons, Daniel (Susan) Phenicie, Tipton, James (Rebecca) Phenicie, San Diego, John (Patricia) Phenicie, Fort Wayne, Mark (Gale) Phenicie, Fort Wayne and Nathan Phenicie, Union Grove, Wis.; one daughter, Beth (Zis) Phenicie Milentis, Fort Wayne; 16 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild, and one sister, Virginia Coplea, Wabash.

Preceding her in death are three sisters: Lucy Orr, Ruth Orr, and Louise Orr; and two brothers: Franklin Orr and Fred Orr.

Visitation and services were Thursday, Jan. 9 with funeral services to following at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN 46750.

Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Servia, Ind.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Charity Baptist Church, Huntington, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN 46750. McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN, is in charge of arrangements.

Posted on 2014 Jan 27