Nancy A. McCarty

Nancy A. McCarty, 76, of rural Roann, IN, and with family in Huntington County, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at 8:38 p.m.,  at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash.

Mrs. McCarty was a 1963 graduate of Manchester High School and attended Olive Branch Church of God.

She was born on April 19, 1944, in Rochester, to Norman and Virginia Shoemaker Thompson. She married Billy Ray McCarty in Roann on Dec. 14, 1983. He survives in Roann.

Additional survivors include four children, Scott (Orian White) James, of North Manchester, Jennie (Marcus Dunn) James, of Warsaw,  Randy (Erica Smith) James, and Maria (Rick Hatfield) James, both of Roann; seven grandchildren, Shawnté (Mike) Frieden, of Roann, Austin (Corrine) Owens, and Danielle (Logan) Frye, both of Warsaw, Tyler (Katy Sturgill) James, and Kylie (Daniel Mooney) James, both of Peru, Keegan James of Roann, and Ben (Abby) Vigar of Andrews; and nine great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, at 10 a.m., at Grandstaff-Hentgen Roann Chapel, 335 S. Chippewa Road, Roann, with Rev. J.P. Freeman officiating. Burial was in Roann Community Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association.

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