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Stella D. Pedigo

August 7, 1937 — December 7, 2016

Stella D. Pedigo, 79 of Tipton died on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at her residence. She was born in McRoberts, Kentucky on August 7, 1937 to Farris & Ada Sue (Collins) Yonts. On June 21, 1957 she married George H. Pedigo and he survives.

Stella was director of volunteers at Tipton Memorial Hospital before retiring in 1994. She was also a member of the Emanuel Lutheran Church in Tipton and was a member of the Dorcus Circle quilting fellowship with the ladies of the church.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, George; three daughters, Pamela McCallister and husband Dan, Dallas, Texas, Debbie Alley and husband Greg, Tipton, Sandra Ayres and husband Bob, Owenton, Kentucky; a son, Richard Pedigo and wife Tina, Westfield; two brothers, Russell and Duane Yonts, two sisters, Marie Mercer and Ella Sparks; seven grandchildren, Bradi McCallister, Mason McCallister and wife Katie, Andy Alley, Devan Spaulding and husband Jonathan, Jeb Ayres, Caleb Ayres, Olivia Pedigo, and Gabby Pedigo; one great-grandchild, Leona McCallister with another one due in March. She was preceded in death by six brothers, Clyde Yonts, Herbert Yonts, Curtis Yonts, Ralph Yonts, James Yonts, and Eugene Yonts.

Stella’s funeral will be at 12:00 noon on Saturday, December 10 at the Emanuel Lutheran Church in Tipton with Rev. Robb Roloff presiding. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. until time of the service at the church. Young-Nichols Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Memorial contributions in Stella’s honor may be made to Emanuel Lutheran Church, 1385 S. Main Street, Tipton, Indiana, 46072.

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