Archive for October 22nd, 2011

Phyllis A. Holloway: 1937 – 2011

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

Holloway, Phillis_0001Phyllis A. Holloway, 73, a resident of Fort Wayne and formerly of Blue Lake near Churubusco, passed away at her home and was found on Friday afternoon, October 21, 2011.  She had been in declining health for some time, but her death was unexpected.

Mrs. Holloway was born in Fort Wayne on November 4, 1937, a daughter of Robert and Hazel (Lopshire) Claymiller, and spent her formative years there.

On July 10, 1964 she was married in Fort Wayne to John E. Holloway.  The couple lived there for a period, and had lived at Blue Lake near Churubusco, returning to Fort Wayne in 1986.

She was a homemaker.

Mr. Holloway preceded her in death on June 15, 1992.

The surviving relatives include two sons Chris Holloway of Churubusco and Steve Holloway of Huntertown; four sisters Deloris (Harry) Neville of Fort Wayne, Dorothy (Frank) Gage of Roanoke, and Judy Bourne and Linda Johnson, both of Fort Wayne; two brothers Paul Claymiller of Corunna and Jim Claymiller of  Fort Wayne; six grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son Gary A. Pee; and by a brother Gene Claymiller.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a. m. on Tuesday, October 25, 2011, at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco with Rev. Corinne Boruff-Stucker, pastor of Churubusco United Methodist Church, officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 6 to 8 p. m., or one hour prior to the service Tuesday morning.

Interment will be in the Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne.

For those who wish, memorials may be directed to the American Heart Association.


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Jerry Cee Reynolds 1943 – 2011

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

Jerry Cee Reynolds, 68, a resident of Churubusco passed away at 9:49 p.m. on Friday, October 21, 2011, at St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne, after a long illness.

 Mr. Reynolds was born on April 2, 1943 in Angola, a son of Jess C. and Bernice Maxine (Rose) Reynolds. He spent his formative years in Angola, graduating from Angola High School in 1961.

Following his service in the United States Army, he worked as a machinist beginning at General Electric in 1970 and retiring in 2000 as the owner of REM Corp.

On May 16, 1964 he married Chloe (Showalter) Reynolds in Angola.

In addition to his wife he is survived by his children Jay (Liz) Reynolds of Lafayette and Tina (Rick) Heredeen of Florida; four brothers Gary (Susan) Reynolds, Max (Tami) Reynolds, Dick (Diana) Reynolds all of Angola, and Bob Reynolds of Florida; and four granddaughters China, Maddy, Haley, and Hanna.

Mr. Reynolds was preceded in death by his parents.

A Memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco, with military rites by U. S. Army Funeral Detail. There will be calling from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the Funeral Home.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Churubusco United Methodist Church Food Pantry, 250 N. Main St. Churubusco, IN 46723.


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