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Jean Ann LaVine

Jean Ann LaVine, 76, of Roanoke, passed away at 6:00 pm Thursday, November 23, 2023 at her residence.

Jean was born on November 29, 1946 in Huntington, IN, the daughter of Donald Gray and Ruth (Smith) Helvie. She married Rex LaVine on June 7, 1964 in Huntington, IN, he preceded her in death on May 26, 2011. Jean retired from Wabash Magnetics after 42 years of service and was and member of the Grace Summit Church in Ft. Wayne, IN. She was Past President of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary #823. and she loved crafting. Jean also enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Survivors include her Two Daughters, Kimberly A. (Mark) Criswell of Huntington, IN, Kelly J. (Patrick) Lee of Fort Wayne, IN; Six Grandchildren, Nathan Lee, Allen Criswell, Daniel (Carlee ) Lee, Brooke (Andrew) Criswell, Matthew (Erin) Lee, Justin (Kristen) Criswell; Six Great Grandchildren, Harrison Winchester, Madelynn Winchester, Victoria Cox, Connor Criswell, Adelyn Criswell, Reagan Criswell. She is preceded in death by her Husband, Rex LaVine, Father, Donald F. Gray, Mother, Ruth A. Helvie, Brother, Larry W. Gray, Brother, Jerry T. Helvie, and Sister, Janet Bowers.

Visitation will be from 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, IN. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at Bailey-Love Mortuary with Pastor Larry Goodwin officiating. There will be one hour of visitation prior to the service. Burial will be in Star of Hope Cemetery.

Preferred memorials may be made in memory of Jean to the Cancer Services of Ft. Wayne or Stillwater Hospice, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, IN, 46750.

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