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Carol D. Lehman, 74, of Larwill, died at 1:45 p.m., Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born Sept. 16, 1936, she was a daughter of Maurice and Esther (Circle) Mettler.
She attended school in the Lake Township, Allen County school system. On May 26, 1956 she married Clarence E. â€śJiggsâ€ť Lehman in Columbia City. After her marriage she and her husband made their home in Whitley County. For nearly 20 years she worked at the S & L Truck Stop in Columbia City.
She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Clarence E. â€śJiggsâ€ť Lehman of Larwill; son, Dale Lehman of Larwill; daughter, Sharon Jean (Bill) Albert of Warren, Ohio; brother Thomas (Cindy) Mettler and sister, Nancy (Bill) Smith, both of Columbia City; grandchildren, Keiley (Bob) Maggert of Columbia City, Brittiany and Mark Sheets of Warren, Ohio; great-grandchildren, JayQwan and Jayden Crenshaw of Warren, Ohio and Nikolas and David Malott of Columbia City; and special friend, Krystal Blue Comparet.
She was preceded in death by her parents and great-grandson, Javarie Crenshaw.
At Mrs. Lehmanâ€™s request there will be no visitation or service. Burial will take place at Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam.
Memorials in memory of Mrs. Lehman may be made to the donorâ€™s choice of charity. Arrangements were entrusted to DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, Columbia City.