Gay B. Humphrey, age 74, of rural Edon, Ohio, died at 6:57 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, 2023, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Gay was a graduate of Montpelier High School and a homemaker. She was a former member of the Eagles and Moose in Montpelier. Gay enjoyed crocheting, gardening, bird watching and playing bingo.
Gay was born on Oct. 25, 1948, in Montpelier, Ohio, the daughter of John F. and Evelyn J. (Stein) Gambler. She married Alan Humphrey on Sept. 17, 1966, in Montpelier, Ohio, and he preceded her in death on May 25, 2013.
Gay is survived by her three sons, Douglas Humphrey and Zeke (John Shaw) Humphrey, both of Montpelier and Steven (Tara) Humphrey, of Bryan, Ohio; grandson, Jacob (Sarah) Humphrey, of Fremont, Indiana; stepgranddaughters, Amanda Campo and Tara Falcone; and siblings, Theodore (Margie) Gambler, Deborah Wheeler, Kathy Knapp and Charles “Chuck” Gambler, all of Montpelier. Preceding her in death were her parents; husband; one son, Elmer Humphrey; and a brother, Frederick Gambler.
Private grave side services will be held at Columbia Cemetery. Krill Funeral Service, 204 W. Indiana St., Edon has been entrusted with her arrangements.
Memorials are requested to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
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