Pearl V. Brubaker

Pearl V. Brubaker, 99, of Estero, FL, and a former resident of Huntington, IN, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. at the home of her daughter in Estero, FL.

Mrs. Brubaker sold Avon for 15 years and was involved with the Huntington County Master Gardeners. She attended the Primitive Baptist Church, in Huntington, and the Waynedale United Methodist Church, in Waynedale.

She was born Aug. 9, 1913, in Keensburg, IL, to James and Mary Hedge Lovellette. She married Eugene Listenberger on Aug. 25, 1934, in Decatur, and he preceded her in death in August 1974. She married David Brubaker in December 1975, in Huntington, and he preceded her in death in 2000.

Survivors include a son, Roger (Mary) Listenberger, of Fairfield Glade, TN; a daughter, Gelaine (Steven W.) Smock, of Estero, FL; a stepdaughter, Maxine Wiley, of Huntington; a stepdaughter-in-law, Lela Sale, of Huntington; a sister, Mary Ellen Martin, of Decatur; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Calling is Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington. A service will be held at the mortuary on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at 10 a.m., with Elder Melvin Jackson officiating. Burial will be at Star of Hope Cemetery, Huntington County.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Primitive Baptist Church Building Fund or Avow Hospice of Naples in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary.

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