Naomi L. Whitaker, 66, Warsaw, (formerly of Syracuse) passed away at 4 a.m. on Monday, May 25, 2020, at Paddock Springs Healthcare in Warsaw.
She was born on April 1, 1954, in South Bend, to George Everett & Betty M. (Merritt) Adams.
She grew up in Muncie, moved to North Webster / Leesburg area in 1971, and graduated in 1972 from Wawasee High School in Syracuse. She was formerly employed at Buy Rite in Syracuse as a custodian, Wawasee Middle School as a custodian and Flex Steel in New Paris for several years.
She formerly attended Inner Light Ministries in Fort Wayne.
She is survived by three sons: Adam (Heather) Whitaker, Syracuse, Jason (Sarah Ball) Whitaker, Leesburg, and Jeffrey Reece, North Webster;12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, granddaughter, Michaela Reece, and sister, Nancy Walker.
Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd 15, Warsaw. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, in the Mock Addition of the North Webster Cemetery with Pastor Myron Drent officiating. Owen Family Funeral Home, St. Rd. 13 & CR 500N, North Webster, is in charge of arrangements.
Preferred memorials may be given to the Naomi Whitaker Funeral Fund, c/o Owen Family Funeral Home, P.O. 72, North Webster, IN 46555. To send condolences to the family in memory of Naomi Whitaker, please visit the funeral home website.