Devera T. Wesley,
age 92 of Valparaiso, passed away on February 12, 2016, at St. Mary Medical
She was born on
June 21, 1923 in Three Oaks, MI, to Howard and Maude Lee, both of whom
preceded her in death.
On August 28, 1948,
she married Joseph Wesley, who preceded her in death in 2002.
Devera is survived
by her sons: Leonard (Mary) Wesley of Indianapolis, Larry Wesley of Porter,
Terry (Melanie) Wesley of Tennessee, and Joseph (Connie) Wesley of
Washington; her six grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, two great-great
grandchildren and her brothers, Edwin (Pat) Lee of Michigan and Harold Lee
She is also
preceded in death by two great-grandchildren.
When Devera was
four years old, she traveled with her family from Three Oaks, MI, to
She was a member of
the Crocker Bible Baptist Church for many years, where she was a respected
elder. She supported an “adopted” group of soldiers in Afghanistan, having
sent them numerous letters and gifts over the years.
A private family
burial will take place at Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso.
may be given to Crocker Bible Baptist Church, 275 W 1050 N, Chesterton, IN,
under the direction of White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton.
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