Lucille B. Pence, 98, of Amboy, IN passed away at 12:52 PM, Thursday, May 20, 2021 at the Primrose Retirement Community, Kokomo, IN. She was born in Miami County on November 27, 1922 the daughter of Ozro and Ada Waters Kling. Lucille married Verne “Bud” Pence on June 15, 1941 and he preceded her in death on July 1, 1983.
Lucille was a 1940 graduate of Clay Township High School and a member of the McGrawsville Community Church. She was a devout Christian and a prayer warrior. Family was very important to Lucille and she was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother and sister. She was a very caring, giving and hardworking lady who was known for her cooking, especially her pies.
She is survived by a son Rodney Pence of Amboy; a daughter Susann York and her husband Darrell of Kokomo; grandchildren Karen (Jeff) Miller of Fishers, IN, Paul (Kelly) Pence of Loveland, CO, Jeff (Nina) York of Boston, MA, Matt (Darcie) York of Kokomo, IN, and Michelle (John) Clendenning of Kokomo, IN; great grandchildren Evan Miller, Lauren (Carlos) Rivera, Graham York, Hazel York, Brayden York, Lilly York, Elias Clendenning, Eliana Clendenning, Eliot Clendenning, and great-great grandchildren Ryan Rivera and Victoria Rivera.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bud, a daughter-in-law Glenda Pence, and siblings Pat Kling, Mildred Wilbur, Allen Kling, Martha Overman and Arwilda Kling.
A service celebrating the life of Lucille B. Pence will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, May 24, 2021 at the McGrawsville Community Church with Pastor Kenny Cole officiating. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery, Amboy, IN. Family and friends will gather from 10-11:00 AM prior to the service at the church.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home, 201 N. Main St., Amboy, IN.
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McGrawsville Community Church
9377 S. 300 E., Amboy IN 46911