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Leinoa Whitaker

Leinoa Tuttle Whitaker, 44, rural LaGrange, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at her residence.

    She was born June 5, 1970, in Martin, Ky., to Harvey and Ruthie (Newsome) Tuttle.

    She was a homemaker and member of Little Flossie Old Regular Baptist Church in Lisbon, Ind.

    Surviving are her parents, Harvey and Ruthie Tuttle, LaGrange; three daughters and one son-in-law, Trista and Brian Morrow, Howe, Angel Fritz, Howe, and Marri Rugg, Pleasant Lake, Ind.; one son, Lance Fritz, Hillsdale, Mich.; three adopted children, Vincent Chilcote, Autumn Chilcote and Delsey Chilcote, all of LaGrange; seven grandchildren; and two sisters and one brother-in-law, Leslie Newsome, McDowell, Ky., and Regina and James Neely, LaGrange.

    She was preceded in death by a nephew, Bartholomew Thompson, and a son-in-law, Eric Vaughan.

    Visitation is all day Thursday, July 24, at Little Flossie Old Regular Baptist Church in Lisbon, Ind., with 6 pm services each evening.

    Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 25, at Little Flossie Old Regular Baptist Church in Lisbon, Ind., with Elder Brother Morris Wicker officiating.

    Burial will be in Brushy Chapel Cemetery, LaGrange County.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.hitefuneralhome.comor facebook.com.

    Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville, Ind., is in charge of arrangements.