Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Charles P. and Marie (Galbreath) Rady.
She was retired as secretary at North Putnam School Corp. She was a 1943 graduate of Roachdale High School, and a member of Roachdale VFW Ladies Auxiliary and Roachdale Christian Church.
She married Raymond "Bud" Priest on Jan. 10, 1948 at Roachdale. He died Dec. 10, 1991.
Surviving are a son, Steven Ray Priest and wife Martha, Crawfordsville; three brothers, James E. Rady and wife Roberta, Lima, Ohio, Charles Wendall Rady, Roachdale, and Pat S. Rady and wife Margaret, Terre Haute; a sister, Betty Baird and husband Jim, Roachdale; and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband and sister Marjorie Chittenden.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Roachdale Christian Church with Rev. Alan Small officiating. Burial will be in Roachdale Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Servies and Morgan Funeral Home, Roachdale.