Florence Nettie Root-Gioe, 92, died Monday, June 10, 2013. She was a resident of Indianapolis.
Survivors include her husband, Carley Gioe; a son, John (Eva) Root; a daughter, Sandra (Larry) Copeland; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, John H. Root; her parents, Bert E. and Nettie E. (Pitcher) Whitinger; two brothers, Bert Whitinger Jr. and Willie Whitinger; and two sisters, Dorothy Mae Byrd and Edna Cavender.
A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. today at Southminster Presbyterian Church, 9950 Southeastern Ave., Indianapolis. Visitation will be from 1:30 p.m. until service time today at the church. Burial will be at Washington Park East Cemetery in Indianapolis.
Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Stirling-Gerber Chapel, is handling arrangements.