Jenna M. Williams, 88, formerly of Fort Wayne, passed away at 2:51 pm Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Grace Village Retirement Community, Winona Lake. Born March 27, 1931 in Noble County, she was the daughter of Clarence A. and Charlotte E. (Addis) Wolfe.
Jenna grew up in Noble County and moved to Ohio in 1960 for 10 years. She then moved to Whitley County until her marriage to Verle Mack Williams on Aug. 4, 1984 and at that time moved to Allen County. She graduated from Wolf Lake High School with the Class of 1948. After turning 16, she worked at Blue Bell in Columbia City for seven years, became a bookkeeper at Chagrin Department Stores for 10 years in Ohio and V&H Oil in Columbia City for over 20 years.
Survivors include her daughter, Dianna Patrick; son, David (Becky) Diehl; son-in-law, William Calhoon; six grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Deborah Calhoon; son-in-law, Howard "Bub" Patrick; sisters, Irene, Ruby and LaVaun; and brothers, Verlin and William.
Her funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, November 15, 2019 at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City with visitation starting at 10 a.m. Pastor Rob Neel of Columbia City United Methodist Church will be officiating. Burial will follow at Falls Cemetery in Wabash where Jenna will be laid to rest beside her husband. Memorial donations may be made in here memory to the Alzheimer's Association. Visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send her family condolences online.
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Aunt Jenna was such a sweet women and loved by all who new her. Sure was sad to hear of her passing. The William's
Dianna and David, sorry to here about your mom. I have some great memories of when we all lived on 150.
May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will walk beside you in your journey of grief.
Randy Grimes, Brett Gerber and the Staff of DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home
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