Josephine Jayne, 87, North Manchester, formerly of Silver Lake, died at 4:54 p.m. Thursday, April 6, 2017 in Peabody Healthcare Center, North Manchester.
She was born May 3, 1929 in Jasper to Foister and Mintie (Brown) Richardson. She graduated from Silver Lake High School, Silver Lake, class of 1947. On December 14, 1947 she married Charlie Jayne. He died April 22, 2004.
She was a homemaker and co-owner of Jayne’s Bargain Barn, Silver Lake, IN. She loved crocheting, gardening, cooking and flowers. She also enjoyed camping, reading and attending rummage sales and auctions.
She is survived by sons, David Jayne, North Manchester; Paul (companion Wendy Billman) Jayne, Silver Lake; Steve (companion Beverly Guthrie) Jayne, Millbrook, Ala.; daughters, Charlotte Sue (Lester) Jayne-Spangle, Silver Lake; Pat Irelan, North Manchester; Linda (Fred) Kling, North Manchester; Betty Smith, North Manchester; Jo (Scott) Leffel, North Manchester; and Laurie (Rick) Voss, South Whitley; twenty-five grandchildren, thirty-three great grandchildren and seven great great grandchildren.
One son, Charles Jayne, and one son-in-law, Wendell Smith, and one sister are deceased.
Family and friends may call from 12-3 p.m. Sunday, April 9 at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 10 at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester. Pastor William Whitaker will officiate. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Silver Lake.
For those who wish to honor the memory of Josephine Jayne, memorial contributions may be to Muscular Dystrophy Association, 222 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60606 or Multiple Sclerosis Society, PO Box 4527, New York, NY 10163.