Loyce DeLane Nikirk

Sunday, September 16, 2007

Loyce DeLane Nikirk, 59, of Bedford, passed away at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007, at Bloomington Hospital.

Born April 21, 1948, in Greene County, she was the daughter of Ralph and Jennie (McBride) Rainey. She married Russell Nikirk in 1973 and he survives. She retired from RCA in Bloomington after 35 years and then worked at T.I.S. Book Warehouse for several years. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Russell, of Bedford; one daughter, Ginger Nikirk, and her significant other, Adam Bradley, of Bloomington; two brothers, Fred Rainey and his wife, Susie, and Gib Rainey and his wife, Colleen, all of Bloomington; three sisters, Sharon Chandler and her husband, Larry, of Bloomington, Rebecca Stanger of Solsberry, Evelyn Prince and her husband, Tim, of Springville; several nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in law.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Harold Dean and Curtis Rainey; one sister, Joann Neely.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Elmwood Chapel of Day & Carter Mortuary with Fred Stanger and Claude Cobb officiating. Burial will be in Owensburg Cemetery.

Friends may call 2-8 p.m. Sunday and from noon until services Monday at the mortuary.

Family and friends may sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Loyce at www.daycarter.com.