Lois Jean Whitaker, 81, passed away Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis. She was a resident of Whiteland.
She was born Feb. 28, 1933, in Indianapolis to Jasper and Madelyn (Roberson) Camic. She married James Gilbert Whitaker on Aug. 25, 1951. He survives, residing in Whiteland.
Lois also is survived by children, Teena Beth Whitaker Parker, Dennis and wife Karen Whitaker and John Alan and wife Sheryl Whitaker.
Other survivors include grandchildren, Kevin Parker, Jenna Osterhoust, Allison (Joshua) Hall, Sally Michelle Whitaker, Jessica Grace Whitaker, Madeline Elizabeth Whitaker, Laura (Ross) Meyers, Andrew (Christianna) Whitaker, Amy Whitaker and Brandy Whitaker; great-grandchildren, Keely and Bella Osterhoust, Taylor, Braden, Riley and Callie Hall, Vivian Noel Whitaker, and Roman and Leland Meyers; brothers, Tuck Camic of Mobile, Alabama, and Charles Camic of Ocala, Florida; and sister-in-law, Geri Camic of Indianapolis.
She was preceded in passing by her parents; a son, James Brian Whitaker; and siblings, Rowena Kopetsky, Mary Camic Whitaker, Billy Camic, Tommy Camic, Joyce Camic Bowling and James Camic.
She was a 1951 graduate of Southport High School.
She was employed as a secretary at Farm Bureau Insurance in Indianapolis and later was employed at Specialty Connectors.
Lois was a member of Community Congregational Church.
She enjoyed fishing, antiquing and watching NASCAR. She loved to cook and spend time with her grandchildren.
A celebration of Lois’ life will be at 6 p.m. today at Flinn & Maguire Funeral Home, 2898 N. Morton St. (U.S. 31 North) in Franklin. Friends may call from 4 p.m. until service time today at the funeral home. A private family graveside service will be conducted at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Glenns Valley, Greenwood.
Memorial contributions may be made to Midwest Food Bank, 6450 S. Belmont Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46217.
Online condolences may be made at www.flinnmaguire.net.