Lois N. DeArmey, 96 of Mishawaka, Indiana, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, December 25, 2011 at Grace Village Healthcare Center, Winona Lake, Ind.
Lois was born on September 11, 1915, in Johnstown, Pa., and was a graduate of Johnstown High School. For more than 50 years, she ministered alongside her husband, Richard, in the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches in Indiana, Iowa, California and Ohio. She has left a legacy of faithful prayer for her family.
Lois is survived by her son, Larry (Vicki) DeArmey of Columbus, OH; daughter, Kathy (Jack) Hiler of Elkhart; son, R. Neal DeArmey of South Bend; daughter, Lynne Dickey of Brookville, OH; grandchildren, Ginette (John) Bryan of Columbus, OH, Marc (Abeba) DeArmey of Oakland, CA, Eric (Debbie) Hiler of Elkhart, Luc DeArmey of Oakland, CA, Bryan Hiler of Wakarusa, David DeArmey of Lyon, France, Jaime (Paul) Surber of Brookville, OH, Jeremy (Katie) Hiler of Elkhart, Mathieu (Lis) DeArmey of Lyon, France, Michael (Cala) Dickey of Brookville, OH, Jacquelyn Dickey of Brookville, OH; 17 great-grandchildren and her sister-in-law, Norma McAchren of Warrenton, VA.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard P. DeArmey; parents, Leo and Matilde (Sann) McAchren; brothers, Lawrence, Trevor, Omas, Ned, Marlin and Ralph McAchren; sister, Joanna Wingard and son-in-law, Don Dickey.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 28, 2011, at Chapel Hill Funeral Home, 10776 McKinley Highway, Osceola, Ind., where friends may call one hour prior to services. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.