Janet "Sue" (Ward) Deffendall

June 10, 1948 ~ August 26, 2019 (age 71)


Janet “Sue” (Ward) Deffendall, 71, of Princeton, passed away Monday, August 26, 2019 at Gibson General Hospital in Princeton. She was born June 10, 1948 in Princeton, Indiana to Bertis and Imo (Coomer) Ward, both deceased. She was a nurse’s aide at Gibson General Hospital for many years.

Sue is survived by grandsons, Keith Moore and Tommy Pridgen; sister, Patty Dyehouse; nephews, Justin Dyehouse and Jerry Ward, Jr.; nieces, Amber Dyehouse, Cynthia Ward and Debie Ward; and a step-son, Devin Deffendall.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Russell; daughter, Alicia Pridgen; a brother, Jerry Wayne Ward; and her step-mother, Charlotte Ward.

A graveside service will be held at 10 am on Friday, August 30, 2019 at Columbia White Church Cemetery in Princeton, with Rev. Curtis Bond officiating. There will be no visitation. Colvin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements and is honored to serve Sue’s family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family in c/o Patty Dyehouse. Envelopes will be available at the Colvin Funeral Home. You may leave a message of sympathy or light a candle in memory of Sue at

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Graveside Service
August 30, 2019

10:00 AM
Columbia White Church Cemetery
West County Road 250 West and White Church Road
Princeton, IN 47670


Janet Deffendall family
c/o Patty Dyehouse, Princeton IN 47670

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