Glenda Oilar

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Glenda Oilar

August 11, 1935 - March 13, 2019

Glenda Oilar Glenda Gay (Lowry) Oilar, 83, Flora, is now waiting to be joined by her family and friends in her new heavenly home. She died on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Ascension St. Vincent in Kokomo. She was born on Aug. 11, 1935, to the late Porter A. Lowry and Dola May Lewis. She married Richard Howard Oilar, and cherished their 64 years of marriage together. He preceded her in death.
Glenda was a graduate of Prairie Township High School in Tipton County, Indiana, and had resided in Carroll County for the last 43 years. She was a faithful member of the Flora First Christian Church, providing leadership on many committees and a loyal member of the choir. She generously shared her time and talents to many philanthropic causes in Howard and Carroll Counties.
Glenda is survived by her three daughters, Cynthia (Dr. Dan) Harmon, of Sheridan, Suzan (Rex) Overholser, of Bringhurst, and Michelle (Jeff) Simmons, of Bringhurst; five grandchildren, Todd (Missy) Kirkman, of Kokomo, Desiray (Major Jared) Tuinstra, of Springfield, Virginia, Dr. Kara (Tyler) Peas, of North Manchester, Jarvis Simmons (Jaclyn), of Lafayette, and Trey Overholser (fiancee Taylor Thoman), of Salt Lake City, Utah; great-grandchildren, Allie Kirkman, Kole Kirkman, Cindy Kirkman, Josephine Tuinstra, Vivian Tuinstra and Madalynn Peas. She is also survived by a brother, Don (Nell Jean) Lowry, of Olathe, Kansas; in-laws, Norma Jean Lowry, Joan (Robert) Eller, of Forest, Glenn (Mary, deceased) Fisher, of Russiaville; and a large extended family of nieces, nephews and their families who were dearly loved and with whom she shared many treasured memories.
Along with her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by brother, Russell Lowry, and grandson, Kirt Kirkman.
Visitation with the family will be 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Genda Funeral Home, Reinke Chapel, in Flora. Funeral services will be at 1:30pm, Sunday, March 17, 2019, at Flora First Christian Church. Burial will follow at Maple Lawn Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Carroll County Religious Education Inc.
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Published on March 14, 2019
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Cousin Joyce Sweany Dow
Mar 14, 2019
Remembering the good times we enjoyed as children. Time has separated us but the memories are still rich.