Archive for June 13th, 2009

Anita F. Gordon: 1956 – 2009

Saturday, June 13th, 2009

gordon-anita-f.jpgAnita F. Gordon, 53, a resident of rural Columbia City in Smith Township, died at 7 a. m. on Saturday, June 13, 2009, at Parkview Whitley Hospital in Columbia City.  She had been in failing health for some time, and had entered the hospital earlier in the morning.

Mrs. Gordon was born in Mansfield, Ohio on June 8, 1956, a daughter of David Carrol and Delores (Allison) Berry, and spent her formative years in that area.  She was a homemaker, and was married in Collins to David L. Gordon on  July 8, 2006.  She was a member of the Gilbert Davis American Legion Post 157 Ladies Auxiliary in Churubusco.

The surviving relatives include her husband David L. Gordon; a son Jason (Kelly) Lane of Florida; two half-brothers David Mark Gordon of Columbia City and Lawrence W. Gordon of Fort Wayne; two grandchildren Chandler Lane and Brittney Lane; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a. m. Wednesday, June 17, 2009, at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco with Rev. Robert Priest, officiating.

The family will receive friends at the mortuary on Tuesday from 5 to 8 p. m., or one hour prior to the service Wednesday morning.

Interment will be in the Eel River Cemetery, south of Churubusco.

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