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Erma I. Buckles
September 2, 1919 - February 4, 2020

Erma I. Buckles

Erma I. Buckles
Sep 2, 1919 - Feb 4, 2020

Erma I. Buckles
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Erma I. Buckles, 100, of Columbia City, IN passed away at 1:25 a.m. Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at Miller's at Oak Pointe. Born September 2, 1919 in Noble County, she was the daughter of Owen E. and Florence I. (Moroney) Fought.

She graduated from Albion High School with the Class of 1937. On July 2, 1937, she married Victor E. Buckles and moved to Columbia City in 1943. She worked at Blue Bell for 27 years, UTC in Columbia City for 10 years, Ames Dept. Store for 2 years, Whitley Memorial Hospital and was a homemaker. Erma had attended Faith Baptist Church, Community Bible Church and currently at Freewill Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughters, Carolyn Furnas of Columbia City, Elnora (Howard) Lewellyn of Ossian, Janet Coker and Barbara McCullough both of Columbia City; half-brothers, Byron (Marilyn) Fought of Ligonier and Harold (Sallie) Fought of Ligonier; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 11 great- great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Katherine Painter; half-brothers, Russell, Ernast and Everett Fought; 4 grandchildren; and son-in-law, David McCullough.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, February 7, 2020 at DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City with visitation beginning at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Stringtown Cemetery. Memorial gifts may be given in her memory to Parkview Whitley Home Heath Care and Hospice or the American Diabetes Assoc. Visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send her family condolences online.

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Jennifer Marquis on Feb 5, 2020

Thinking of you all! Such a sweet and special lady. Xoxo

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Norma Eiler Lickey on Feb 4, 2020

Thoughts and prayers for you all. Erma was a very special lady. Hugs.
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Janet Hurd on Feb 4, 2020

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DeMoney-Grimes a Life Story Funeral Home
600 Countryside Drive
Columbia City, Indiana 46725
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Columbia City, Indiana 46725
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