Aug. 16, 1913-June 4, 2012
WAKARUSA — Edith (Vance) Fuller went home to be with her Lord at the age of 98 at Miller’s Merry Manor, Wakarusa Monday June 4, 2012 at 8:50 p.m.
Edith was born Aug. 16, 1913 in Claypool to Laymon and Emma (Thompson) Vance.
Edith grew up in the Claypool area on the family farm. She attended Hidie Elementary School of rural Claypool. She was a 1931 graduate of Claypool High School. Following graduation from high school Edith attended Manchester College.
Edith married Ernest B. Fuller in 1933 in Athens. Ernest and Edith were married for 58 years.
Edith attended the Congregational Christian Church, now the Argos Bible Church, where she taught Sunday School and Bible School for many years. She was very active in the Missionary Review Society. Edith loved to travel, gardening, crocheting, making crafts, and volunteered her services to many organizations. She was most proud of her three sons.
Surviving Edith are three sons Melvin (Ann) of Fort Myers, Fla.; Marvin (Donna) of Gold Canyon, Ariz.; Leonard (Linda) of Wakarusa. Five grandchildren: Mike (Jennifer) Fuller of Michigan; Kathy Powell of Colorado; Cheryl (Wally) Jablow of California; Judy (Chris) Jordan of Wakarusa; and Rhonda (Gary) Longfield of Wakarusa. Eight great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren.
Preceding Edith in death was her husband, her parents, and her brother Morris.
Visitation will be at the Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret – Lienhart Funeral Home, 117 W. Waterford St., Wakarusa, Thursday, June 7, 2012, from 10 to 11 a.m. with the funeral service at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at 2 p.m. at the Tippecanoe Cemetery, Tippecanoe with a short graveside service.
Officiating will be Pastor Norm Reimer of the Nappanee Missionary Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Argos Bible Church, M.R.S. 225 S. Michigan St, Argos, IN 46501.