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“Tawana, We are sorry for your loss. We know how you sacrificed to help your Mother and you can be so proud of how you were there for her . It is...Read More »
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“Dear Tawana, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. It's so hard to let someone go that we love so much!...Read More »
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“Tawana, We are sorry for your loss. We are sure your mother loved having you care for her and spend precious time with her. You are a wonderful,...Read More »
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“Thoughts & Prayers to my family. ”
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Jerline "Gerri" Huff, 65, of Fort Wayne passed away Thursday, January 31, 2013 after a long battle with lung cancer. Born in Knoxville, Tenn. she settled in Fort Wayne during the summer of 1971. She lived on Eleyetta Street until her divorce in 1988. She went on to meet the love of her life, John Huff, who remained by her side until her last breath. She was a caretaker with Catholic Charities for ten years. Jerline gave a tremendous fight to stay with her earthly family; the Lord decided that she has more important things to do in Heaven, where she has her health back and can help out. The world has lost a great daughter, wife, mother, and friend.

She is survived by her husband of 21 years, John E. Huff; children, Tawana Brown, Virgil Allen (Cheri) Garner, Jr. and Scott (Nicole) Garner; mother, Ethel Nelomns Thomas; step-children, Johnny Ray (Laura) Huff and Betty Sue (Rick) Davis; brother-in-law, Carson Huff; grandchildren, Kyler and Keaton; ten step-grandchildren; 22 step-great-grandchildren; and one step-great-great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her father George Nelomns; infant brother, Raymond; sister, Ada Nelomns Akins; and sister-in-law, Ruby Huff.

Funeral service is 10 a.m. Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven with calling one hour prior. Pastor Rick Davis officiating. Calling is also 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, February 4, 2013 at the funeral home. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Preferred memorials are to Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.

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