Katie Deckard

Obituary of Katie Deckard

Bedford – Katie Lavere Deckard, 76, of Bedford, died at 11:00 am on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at her residence.

Born September 20, 1940, in Lawrence Co., she was the daughter of Homer and Lucille (Flynn) Mayden. She married Jerry D. Deckard on January 20, 1968 and he died on June 16, 2013. She was a veteran of the U.S. Army and an assembly worker at Visteon.

Survivors include a daughter, Jennifer Nikirk and husband, Chad, of Bedford; a son, Chris Deckard and wife, Misty, of Bedford; three grandchildren, Kayla Deckard, Sydney Deckard and Chase Nikirk; a great grandchild, Eliana Amstutz; two sisters, Treva Mayden Baker, of Bedford and Helen Mayden Lynch and husband, Fred, of Mitchell; a brother, Hank Mayden and wife, Susan, of Bedford; a brother-in-law, James Deckard and wife, Roanna, of Bedford. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sisters, Becky (Mayden) Stone and Mary Evelen (Mayden) Hollar.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 am on Saturday, September 9th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Shawn Green officiating. Burial will follow in Kinser Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, September 8th at the Day & Carter Mortuary. The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the White River Humane Society. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.