Wanda Sue Carey, 86, of Indiana Avenue, died at 9:25 p.m. May 19, 2017, at Silver Oaks Health Campus.
Wanda was born July 3, 1930, in Columbus, Indiana, the daughter of Earl R. and Glethal I. (Wilson) Timbrook. She married Donald Carey on May 30, 1957.
Wanda was a lifelong member of East Columbus United Methodist Church and active in the United Methodist Women’s Society. For many years, she was involved with the Cub Scout pack at the church. She actively participated in the Walk to Emmaus and sang in the Chancel choir for many years. Wanda loved her family and was especially proud of her grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Aigner officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to East Columbus United Methodist Church or American Cancer Society through the funeral home.
Wanda is survived by her sons, Douglas W. (Susan) Carey of Rockport, Indiana, Jon R. (Pamela) Carey of Seymour, Indiana and Brian A. Carey of Columbus; and grandchildren, Megan (Doug) Shumaker, Shannon Carey, Jason Carey, Lindsey Carey, Matthew Carey, Amanda (Charles) Lawver and Brian (Melisa) Carey.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald R. Carey; parents; brother, Joe E. Timbrook; and nephew, Kirk A. Timbrook.
You are invited to view her video tribute after 4 p.m. Monday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the internet.