Rebecca Washington age 84 years of Gary, Indiana passed away peacefully at home Thursday, July 20, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband James Washington Sr. and daughter Barbara Washington, 5 sisters Caroline Lykes, Linda Ellis, Alice Pradd, Willie Mae Petty and Rosa Mae Jeffery. She leaves to cherish fond memories: loving children Erma, Brenda, Wanda Washington, Deborah (Jack) London, Jenise Expose, Darlene Tucker, Vivian (Jack) Sims, Edward (Geneva) Harris, James Jr. (Janice), Reginald (Stephanie), Derrick Washington, Marco, Alonzo Tucker Jr. Sister Lillie Pearl Bowens; 3 brothers James (Mary) Ellis, David Ellis and Alonzo E. Ellis and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, family and friends. Visitation Friday, July 28, 2017 from 9-11 a.m. with funeral service at 11 a.m. All services at Trinity Deliverance Center, 5357 Harrison St. Merrillville, IN. Elder Thaddeus Agee, officiating. Interment Evergreen Cemetery.