Lela Mae (Eggers) Hedge, age 91, left us to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at Hickory Creek at Sunset in Greencastle.
Lela was born on Oct. 16, 1927, in the Groveland area of Putnam County, Indiana. She was the daughter of William Franklin and Lela Alice (Allgood) Eggers.
A 1945 graduate of Bainbridge High School, she married Howard Raymond Hedge on Sept. 23, 1945.
Mrs. Hedge was active in the Roachdale Opti-Mrs. and the Roachdale Fireman’s Ladies Auxiliary for many years. She enjoyed gardening and working in her yard.
Survivors include her children, Marcia [Charles] Wells and Robert [Sherry] Hedge, both of Greencastle; six grandchildren, Jeff and Chris [Lynn] Wells, Becky [Ed] Nightingale, Bill [Katy] Hedge, Dara McMains, Katie [Andrew] Bonnoront; and eight great grandchildren ReBecka and MyLinda Wells, Ellie and Samantha Nightingale, Gracie and Abby Hedge, Jude and Julia Holmes.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; four sisters, Veda, Irene, Pansy and Elsie; and two brothers, Ora and Bill.
Services are scheduled to be held at the Servies and Morgan Funeral Home, 102 East Washington Street in Roachdale at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. Viewing is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Reverend Christopher Well will be officiating.
Contributions can be made in Lela’s memory to the Roachdale Fire Department, 202 North Indian Street, Roachdale, Indiana.
Online condolences may be made at www.serviesmorgan.com