Elsie M. Chaney, 86, of Avilla, Ind., passed away at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday April 30, 2008 at Kendallville Manor in Kendallville.
Born Feb. 14, 1922 in Jackson Township (Greene County) she was the daughter of Henry & Opal (Coopeer) Babb.
Elsie was a homemaker.
Surviving relatives include: One son Larry Chaney of Auburn; one daughter Linda Sheehan of Warrenton, Va.; four grandchildren Patrick Sheehan of San Angelo, Texas., Kerri Sheehan of Washington D.C., Kim Chaney and Kevin Chaney of Florida; two great grandsons Sean and Cody Sheehan; and one sister Edna Snow of Kokomo.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Alvadore Chaney on Dec. 8, 1973, three brothers and one sister.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the hour Tuesday at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Service will be at noon Tuesday at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield with the Rev. Arlen Pope officiating. Burial will follow at Kentucky Ridge Cemetery in Bloomfield.
The family wishes in lieu of flowers all donations be made to the American Heart Association.