Ardith J. Huge, 79, Cloverdale, formerly of Monticello, died Friday at Clarian Health/Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.
Born in Monon, she was the daughter of James Sherwood McCray and Ida Myrtle (Collins) McCray. She married August J. Huge on Feb. 19, 1950 and he preceded her in death on June 11, 1988.
She worked as a secretary/receptionist at Wabash Valley Health, Delphi, switchboard operator, receptionist and accounts receivable clerk at Putnam County Hospital, homemaker, owner of Pekes of Snow Kennels, Monticello, legal secretary at Boomershire Law Office, Monticello.
She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Cloverdale, was certified teacher and judge with the U.S. Twirling Association, National U.S. Twirling Association contest director, Indiana Baton Council, 4-H Dog Club leader for 35 years, longtime volunteer for the White County Suicide Hotline, longtime director of Lads and Lassies Drum and Baton Corps, Logansport.
Survivors include two daughters, Gloria J. Eudy and husband Donald Michael, Milton, Fla., and Jennifer L. Huge, San Francisco; one son, Duane Huge and wife Jane Ann, Cloverdale; two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, son Jeffrey Huge and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale, with graveside services at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the I.O.O.F. Riverview Cemetery in Monticello. Pastor Tom Woodley will officiate.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Putnam County 4-H Dog Club, P.O. Box 485, Cloverdale, IN 46120.