Wilma J. Tingle Romans, age 73, of Brooksburg, Indiana, died on Saturday, May 21st, 2016, at 5:45 p.m. at her home.
Wilma entered this life on December 12th, 1942 in Franklin, Kentucky. She was the loving daughter of the late, Gilbert Carroll and Leona Raisor Tingle. She was raised in Switzerland County and attended school there.
On May 6th, 1961 she was united in marriage to Harold Romans. This happy union of 55 years was blessed with six children: Harold D., Terry A., David H., Donna S., Lisa A. and Cathy M. She worked early in life at the Joyce Shoe Factory in Madison until she became a mother. Wilma was a devoted wife, loving mom and mamaw. She was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed collectibles, flowers, embroidery, watching NASCAR, and spending time with family.
Wilma will be missed by her loving husband of 55 years, Harold Romans of Madison; by her loving sons: Harold D. Romans of Brooksburg; Terry A. Romans and his wife, Kim of Brooksburg; and David H. Romans and his girlfriend, Denna Turner of Brooksburg; by her loving daughters, Donna S. Miller and her husband, Frank of Tollesboro, Kentucky; Lisa A. Parker and her husband, Harry of Brooksburg; and Cathy M. Richards of Columbus, Indiana.
She will also be dearly missed 17-grandchildren; 22-great grandchildren; her loving sisters: Shelby Jean Minch Garland and her husband, Benny of Lamb; Shirley Hewitt and her husband, David of Lamb; her loving brother, Charles Tingle and his wife, Barb of Milan, Indiana; her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Larry Marsh of North Vernon, Indiana, Freddie Romans and his wife, Joyce of Brooksburg, Indiana, Pauline Feris of Letts, Indiana, Howard “Junior” Romans and his wife, Delia of Brooksburg, Indiana; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Gilbert Carroll and Leona Raisor Tingle; her grandson, B.J. Gibson; her brothers: Earl Tingle, James Edward Tingle, and Donald Lee Tingle; her sisters: Lois Taylor and Leora Carol Marsh; and her niece and nephew: Debbie Minch and Robert Tingle.
Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, May 25th, 2016, at 1 p.m., by Pastor Mike Barnes at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana. Interment followed in the Brooksburg Cemetery in Brooksburg.
Friends were invited to call on the family on Tuesday, May 24th, and on Wednesday prior to the time of service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wilma Romans Memorial Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home.