VIRGINIA LEE (NAPIER) GOBLE, 89, of Butler, formerly of Fort Wayne, was called home to be with God on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in The Laurels of DeKalb, Butler. Born into a large family on March 25, 1925, in Littles Creek, Ky., she was a daughter of Edward Charles and Elva (Combs) Napier. She came to Fort Wayne at the young age of 14, and spent her life in Fort Wayne. She retired from Magnavox in Fort Wayne after 37 years. She was a lifetime member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Kendallville V.F.W. Post 2749 and was a member of Kendallville American Legion Post 86. Virginia enjoyed her family, gardening, and her chickens. She was dearly loved by her family and friends, and was always there to help those in need. Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Ed Wright of Kendallville; a grandson, John L. Rencher Jr. of Fort Wayne; and two sisters, Betty Welch of Angola and Anne Neace of Campton, Ky. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Goble. Funeral service is noon Monday, April 21, 2014, at Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 S. State St., Kendallville, with calling from 10 a.m. to noon. The Rev. Dr. Scott Pattison of Trinity Church United Methodist in Kendallville officiating. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne. Casketbearers will be members of the Honor Guard from Kendallville V.F.W. Post 2749, Rome City American Legion Post 381, and Kendallville American Legion Post 86. Preferred memorials to Ladies Auxiliary of the Kendallville V.F.W. Post 2749, 127 Veterans Way, Kendallville, IN 46755; or The Salvation Army, 427 W. Washington Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46802. www. youngfamilyfuneralhome.com
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Young Family Funeral Home
222 S State St Kendallville, IN 46755
Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Apr. 19, 2014