CONVOY, Ohio — Elaine Bice, 76, a resident of Convoy, and a former Pennville, Indiana resident passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.

She worked for Community and Family Services in Portland and the Community Action Commission in Mercer County, Ohio. She was a member of the Pennville American Legion Auxiliary.

Elaine Bice was born Nov. 8, 1937, in West Farmington, Ohio, the daughter of Melvin and Tina (Patchin) Slusher.


She was married Feb. 14, 1975, to Kenneth Bice and he passed away on March 18, 1995.

Survivors include four daughters: Tami Weldy (husband-Lloyd) of Decatur, Indiana, Robyn Moles of Willshire, Ohio, Jodie Horn of Convoy, and Sara Slusher of Van Wert, Ohio; one brother: Lynn Slusher of Andover, Ohio; seven grandchildren: Tasha Basham, Jarod Moses, Shay Horn, Jade Moles, Tre Horn, Daryana Slusher, Trevon Slusher; a great-granddaughter: Irelynn Basham; a special aunt: Mary Smith of Marion, Indiana, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Albert (Jimmie) Dean, Eugene Dean, and Lewis Dean.

Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Monday in the Pennville Chapel of the Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home, 190 S. Union St., Pennville, Indiana. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the IOOF Twin Hills Cemetery, east of Pennville.

Online condolences may be directed to www.williamsonspencer.com.