Lana Lynette McCoy, 65, of Columbia City, passed away at 3:01 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.
She was born Jan. 7, 1947, in Fort Wayne, the daughter of William O. and Wilma J. (Roose) Harris.
Lana has spent her entire lifetime in Whitley County and graduated from Columbia City High School with the class of 1965.
She then received an associate degree from Fort Wayne Beauty College.
Her first marriage was to Larry Dean Wolfe in 1965 and her second marriage was to Jesse N. McCoy on March 27, 2000 in Chattanooga, Tenn.
She first worked as a hairstylist, then at Dwyers in South Whitley, at Magnavox for 10 years of service, as a waitress at the S&L Truck Stop in Columbia City, Stumps Printing, South Whitley, Breyden Products, Columbia City and was currently employed at Ultra Electronics/USSI.
Her memberships included Eagles Lodge #1906 Auxiliary and Harley’s Owner’s Group.
Survivors include her husband, Jesse N. McCoy, Columbia City; three children, Kathy L. (Richard) Flauding, Larwill, Shirley K. (Ti) Langohr, Columbia City and Douglas E. Wolfe, South Whitley; one stepdaughter, Stacy (Keith) Enyeart, Columbia City; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild and two brothers, William Brent (Cindy) Harris, Wolf Lake and Brad E. Harris, Warsaw. She is preceded in death by her parents, first husband, Larry Dean Wolfe and two brothers, Garry and Larry Harris.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City.
The funeral service will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Phil Harris officiating.
Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. Memorial bequests may be given in Mrs. McCoy’s memory to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Ste. 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.
Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. To sign the guest book or send a condolence, please log on to www.demoneygrimes.com .