Nancy L. Slone

February 05, 1949 - July 21, 2020

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Friday, July 24, 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel

Saturday, July 25, 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Sunday, July 26, 3:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Nancy Lou Slone, 71, of Kendallville died Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

She was born February 5, 1949, in Van Wert, Ohio, to James and Laura (High) Hertel.

In 1993, she married Carl D. Slone. He survives in Kenallville.

Mrs. Slone retired from Tower Automotive in Kendallville where she worked in the office.

She attended Salem United Baptist Church.

Nancy enjoyed sewing and knitting.

Also surviving are a daughter, Dagny (Christopher) Slinger of Kendallville; a stepdaughter, Dilla (Dean) Everidge of Kendallville; a stepson, Michael D. (Tammy) Slone of Avilla; nine grandchildren, Jessica Slinger, Jacob Slinger, Macey Slinger, Danika (Jared) Conley, Cody (Brianna) Everidge, Dakota Everidge, Elizabeth (Jason) Burrington , Kristine (Jeff) Yoder, and Becki Slone; several great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Ellen (Ric) Mathew of Fort Wayne and Beth (Alan) Wilkins of Kennewick, Washington.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, James Warren Hersh, Jr.

Funeral services will be Sunday, July 26, 2020, at 3 Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville with Pastor Jimmy Shepherd and Pastor Glen Jackson officiating. Cremation will follow the service.

Calling is Friday, July 24, 2020, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Calling will also be Saturday, July 25, 2020, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Sue Parker
July 24th, 2020 2:11am
Fort Wayne

To Nancy's family, so sorry for your loss. Nancy was a wonderful lady, one of the nicest people . I worked with Nancy at Tower automotive, enjoyed working with her. We had a wonderful phone conversation a while back- so enjoyed catching up with her!

Tracy Walters
July 22nd, 2020 1:24pm
Auburn IN

To Nancy Slone’s family. I am so sorry for your loss. Nancy was a great lady and I enjoyed working with her at Tower Kendallville. She will be missed.

Steven & Sarah Curry
July 22nd, 2020 2:05am

Aunt Nancy will always be remembered for the many years we gathered at Thanksgiving to celebrate with family on the ELNABE Farm. She was an amazing cook and could make the worlds best Potato Rusks(rolls) and sweet butter. Condolences to Uncle Carl and Dagny, and her sisters, we mourn your loss.

Alice and David Rhoades
July 21st, 2020 11:01pm
Ohio City, Ohio

Elli and Family, Sorry for the loss of your sister. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Joy Hill
July 21st, 2020 10:55pm

Carl prayers for you and the family. I will miss sweet Nancy so much. God be with you and your family. Love and prayers

Diana Pankop
July 21st, 2020 10:37pm

To Dagny and your family. I’m so very sorry for your loss. Your mom was a wonderful woman. I’m always here for you. Praying for you and your family. My thought will be with you on this day.