age 77 of Chesterton, passed away on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 in Valparaiso,
She was born on
July 6, 1937, in Canonsburg, Penn., to Curtis and Nellie (McCalla) White.
She is survived by
her son, James Fonner of Valparaiso; daughters, Debbie (Mike) Layton of
Dallas, West Va., and Darlene (Allen) Dishman of Chesterton; sisters, Thelma
(Reid) Mackey of Newton, Miss., and Maxine Francis of West Alexander, Penn.;
grandchildren, Bill (Becky), Tim (Tina), Krista (Rick) Matt, Jimmy, Jennifer
(Mario) and Cheyenne and great-grandchildren, Joey, Josh, Brianna, Blake,
Brooklyn, Christian, Jacob and Gabriella.
She was preceded in
death by her parents, husband, Marvin Fonner and sisters, Jean Wilson and
Florence was a cook
at Duneland Schools for many years and also worked at Valparaiso University.
Visitation will be
held locally on Thursday, July 10, 2014, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Edmonds
and Evans, 517 Broadway, Chesterton.
will be held on Monday, July 14, at 10:00 a.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 166
Kruger St., Wheeling, WV, 26003.
also be held on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Kepner
Funeral Home. Burial will take place at Mt. View Cemetery in Dallas, WV.
may be made to VNA Hospice, 2401 Valley Drive, Valparaiso, IN, 46383. Online
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