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Mildred F. (Tucker) Rust Carnes PDF Print
Friday, October 25, 2013 12:00 AM

April 14, 1923-Oct. 23, 2013

Mildred F. (Tucker) Rust Carnes, 90, of Allentown, died at 5:50 a.m. Wednesday in the Wapakoneta Manor Nursing Home.

She was born April 14, 1923, in Elida, to Henry Edgar and Lucy Frances Stemen Tucker, who preceded her in death. Her stepfather, Delbert Huey, also preceded her in death.

On Nov. 24, 1946, she married M. Devon Rust, who preceded her in death on June 27, 1950.

Then on April 12, 1961, she married John H. Carnes, who preceded her in death on Aug. 19, 1989.

Survivors include four children, Thomas J. (Bev) Rust of Columbus, Ind., Judy Ann (Mike) Deeter of Tipp City, Herman K. (Stephanie) Carnes of Wapakoneta and Edward H. (Marife) Carnes of Fort Drum, N.Y.; five grandchildren, Savannah Carnes of Columbus, Michael Carnes of Wapakoneta, Stephanie (Brian) Rawlings of Columbus, Ind., Matt (Tracie) Helmbrecht of Fishers, Ind., and Trisha Galon Carnes of Fort Drum, N.Y.; two great-grandchildren, Claire and Nathan Rawlings of Columbus, Ind.; a sister, Luella Stutzman of Batavia, Ill.; a brother-in-law, Orvie Stirn of Cridersville; and a sister-in-law, Yvonne Tucker of Lima.

She was also preceded in death by an infant son; a granddaughter, Jacqueline Carnes (also an infant); three brothers, Harold, Gerald and Dale Tucker; a sister, Dorothy Stirn; and a sister-in-law, Martha Tucker.

Mrs. Carnes had attended the Allentown United Methodist Church and also the Bethel Christian Union Church.

She enjoyed sewing, quilting, baking, reading and traveling. She was a 1941 graduate of Elida High School, then worked at the DWG Cigar factory and then as a stenographer at Westinghouse in Lima until 1961.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville, the Rev. Dennis Hunter officiating. Burial will follow in the Spencerville Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Sunday and after 9:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Face to Face Ministries, St. Rita’s Hospice or to the donor’s choice.

Last Updated on Friday, October 25, 2013 6:17 PM

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