Thelma L. DeWitt

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Thelma L. DeWitt

December 16, 1927 - November 07, 2018

Thelma L. DeWitt, 90, Kokomo, passed away peacefully at 6:05 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at Waterford Place, Kokomo. She was born Dec. 16, 1927, in Logansport, the daughter of the late Herbert and Cecelia Rector Frick. On July 28, 1946, in Logansport, she married Howard E. DeWitt, who preceded her in death Jan. 16, 1990.
During her lifetime, Thelma worked as a department manager for Watson's and Lane's Department Stores, as well as a factory in Flora, Indiana. She owned and ran a successful catering business. Thelma loved hosting parties and playing games with her family and friends. She was past president of the Ladies VFW auxiliary, and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She was blessed with and loved and cared for her grandchildren, her great-grandchildren and Kylee, her great-great-granddaughter, who always made her smile.
The family wishes to express their gratitude to Bob and Peg Denton and Ivan and Paula Carter, her neighbors who graciously watched over her.
Thelma is survived by her daughters, Sandra Grawcock and Rhinda (Terry) Baumfalk; her grandchildren, Neal (Bendi) Grawcock, Julie (Dan) Ward, Keely(Aaron) Lineback, Robert (Tracy) Collins, Matthew (Jenny) Collins, Brian (Richelle) Baumfalk. Also surviving are 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-granddaughters.
Thelma was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Charles Grawcock, and her great-grandson, Kyle Collins.
Friends may call from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at Cree Funeral Home, Camden, Indiana. Funeral services are 2 p.m. in Cree Chapel, with Pastor Jeremy Johnson, of Grace Ambassador's Church, officiating. Burial will follow in the Camden Cemetery.
Published on November 8, 2018
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5 posts

Terri Belt & Betty Ballew ( Coram)
Nov 11, 2018
Sorry to hear the passitof Thelma,I loved going to her house when I was younger ! She was a great ,Loving Lady . Thelma will be miss highly !! Love to all her family !
Nancy pyatt
Nov 10, 2018
You and your families are in our thoughts and prayers are with at this difficult time
Linda collins
Nov 09, 2018
Very sorry for the family's loss
Betty Williams Sewell
Nov 09, 2018
So many great memories of your dear mother. Such good friendship between her, Howard, and Mom and Dad.
Nancy Pyatt
Nov 09, 2018
Your in our thoughts and prayers