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Grace Azbell Oct. 26, 1935 - March 9, 2018

Grace  Azbell, 82, of North Manchester, died at 11:45 a.m., Friday, March 9, 2018 at Peabody Healthcare Center in North Manchester.  She was born Oct. 26, 1935 in Salyersville, Kentucky to Dorton and Dollie (Mullins) Manns.

She married Merrill Azbell in Silver Lake, on July 10, 1953; he died Dec. 5, 2013.  She was a nurse’s aide at the Wabash County Hospital, and also was a cook at Peabody.  Grace enjoyed gardening, raising flowers, and baking 

She is survived by two children, Steven Azbell of Laketon, and Terri Miller of Osceola; six grandchildren, Amy (Stacy Nice) Azbell-Nice of Laketon, Jason (Deanna) Azbell and Marcey (Cory Stone) Miller-Stone, both of Wabash, Martyn Miller of Fort Wayne, Danielle (Derrik) Shennefield and Brigham Azbell, both of Wabash; nine great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter; two sisters, Della (Lamoine) Leckrone of Warsaw, and Becky (Duane) Spangle of Claypool; and her brother, Mitchell Manns of Warsaw.  She was also preceded in death by her parents, son, Rod Azbell, grandson, Matthew Miller, and five brothers, Eugene, Russell, Edward, Dayton, and Ortie Manns.

Per Grace’s request there will be no services.  Inurnment will take place at a later date in the Chapel of Remembrance Mausoleum at Memorial Lawns Cemetery in Wabash.  Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Bender Chapel, North Manchester.

Preferred memorial is the North Manchester Scout Hall.

The memorial guest book for Grace may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.