Lois I. Prince
- March 13, 1934 - April 29, 2012
- Kokomo, Indiana
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Lois I. (Swing) Prince, 78, Kokomo, passed away at 11:48 AM Sunday, April 29, 2012 at her home. She was born March 13, 1934 in Oakford, Indiana to Archie and Esta (Dickison) Swing. On January 26, 1952 in Kokomo she married Darrell Prince; he passed away September 3, 2006.
She retired from Delco Electronics April 1, 1988 after 32 years of service where she was a mechanical inspector. She was a member of the U.A.W. 292 and attended Fairview Baptist Church.
She enjoyed working the garden, playing the one arm bandits, traveling, was an avid collector of eclectic cookbooks, and most of all going to BOB EVANS every Saturday with all her children and grandchildren, and any other family or friends who wanted to come along.
Surviving is her four daughters; Penny Carr, Kokomo, Pam Canard and companion Bob Jenkins, Delano, TN, Pat and Biff Hobson, Alvin, Texas, Paula Hoosier and companion Garrett Friend, Frankfort, seven grandchildren; Doug Rybolt, Jeramy Rybolt, Angel Paquin, Jason Canard, Annette Dattilo, Gloria Tiberi and Shanika Hoosier. Also surviving are twenty one great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death was her loving husband; Darrell Prince, sister; Betty Sargent, brother; David Swing, mother and father; Archie and Esta Swing, two grandchildren; Abigail Burkhart (Rybolt), Elizabeth Canard.
The family would like to send a special thanks to Hope, Laine, Lisa and Brent all of Southern Care, Dr. Hussain and Dr. Washington for making her comfortable. And also thank you to Jean Nearon, Tina Butler who were always there and available at her bedside along with her four daughters. Also, thank you to Raymond Wilson who was a very close neighbor and family friend. She enjoyed working with best friend; Pat DeWeese, Florida, and Lisa with Lisa's Scissor Shack.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, May 5, 2012 at Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel, 3400 South Webster Street with Chaplain Brent Kirby officiating. Burial will follow at Albright Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 4-8 PM Friday, May 4, 2012 at the mortuary.