Jalaine K. Anderson, 85, Warsaw, formerly of Mentone, died at 11:10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, at the Warsaw Meadows Care Center.
Jalaine was born Oct. 10, 1937, in Kosciusko County, to the late Harry E. and Buthene G. (Bowser) Smythe. She was a 1955 graduate of Mentone High School. She had worked for Word Inc. and Flexhuast as a shipping clerk. She also worked for Hallmark Party Shop as a sales clerk.
She attended the Mentone United Methodist Church. She enjoyed cooking, napping, gardening and bird watching. Jalaine also collected cookbooks, solved numerous word search puzzles, played the organ and enjoyed reading.
She is survived by her children Jay (Tina) Anderson, Warsaw and Beth (Kevin) Morris, Warsaw; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Jalaine was preceded in death by her parents; son Kevin and his wife Sue Anderson; and brother Don and his wife Monna Smythe.
The funeral service will take place at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 6, 2023, at King Memorial Home, 101 N. Tucker St., Mentone, with Michael Walters officiating.
The interment will take place in the Mentone Cemetery, Mentone.
Visitation hours will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, at King Memorial Home, Mentone.
Memorial contributions can be made in her memory to the animal shelter of the donor’s choice.