Rachel E. Findley, 99, of Seymour, Indiana, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the Lutheran Community Home in Seymour.
She was born Sept. 26, 1916, in Jackson County, the daughter of the late Charles and Jennie Cox Thompson. She married Kenneth Paul Findley on Oct. 12, 1935, in Seymour, Indiana.
Mrs. Findley was a member of the Central Christian Church in Seymour. She was elected Elder Emeritus of Central Christian Church in 1998. She worked at Shoe Factory as well as the Shields High School and Jackson School cafeterias until 1972. She was a member of Hilltop Home Economics Club and Low Vision of Seymour. She was a member Christian Women’s Fellowship, Loyal Devoir and Friendly Crusaders Class all of the Central Christian Church. Rachel loved spending her time reading.
She is survived by her children, Dianne (Darryl) Kelly and Larry N. (Judy) Findley; eight grandchildren, Paula McDaniel, Lori Robinson, Tracey Schafstall, Shannon Kelly, Micah Magill, Matthew Findley, Barbara Phelps and Sean Hanna; 17 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Evelyn Wieneke; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 65 years; her children, K. Wayne Findley and Richard Findley; her two sisters, Ruby Guinn and Ruth Boggs; her three brothers, Ralph Thompson, Earl Thompson and Homer Thompson; and an infant brother, Louis Richard Thompson.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at Voss Chapel. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery. Friends and family may gather at Voss Chapel from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday.
Memorial checks may be written to Central Christian ChurchLoyal Devoir and Schneck Medical Center Hospice.
Arrangements were made through Voss & Sons Funeral Service in Seymour, Indiana.
A complete obituary may be viewed on the funeral home website at www.vossfuneralservice.com.