JOVON LEWIS BOOKER SR., 44, departed this life on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, after a long illness in Bloomington, Ind. Born May 25, 1968, in Fort Wayne, he was a son of Freddie L. Meredith of Fort Wayne and the late Nellie M. Booker. He is survived by four children, Jovon L. Booker Jr., Landon Booker, Madison Edy-Booker, and Melia Edy-Booker, all of Bloomington; one sister, R. Marie Rozier; two brothers, Ronnie (Amy) Booker of Columbus, Ind. and Wm. Dewayne Booker of Greencastle, Ind.; ex-wife and best friend, Anita (Doug) Boone Booker; four nephews; a niece; and a host of relatives, co-workers, and friends. Memorial service is 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at City Church, 1200 N. Russell Road, Bloomington, (IN, 47404). Please send condolences c/o Marie and Ronnie Booker. Arrangements by Alpha Funeral Service.

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Dec. 21, 2012