Jane Armes, 59, of Patoka passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville. She was born on September 20, 1959 in Daviess County, Indiana to parents, Kenny Fitzgerald and Mary (Evans) Fitzgerald. After growing up in Daviess County she moved to the Patoka area. She married Jeff Armes on August 18, 1979 and they were blessed with almost 40 years together. Jane got her associates degree as a dental assistant and worked as an office manager at Dr. Lawlor's office for 27 years until retirement. She then went on to work as a teacher's aide at the Intermediate School.
Jane was a Geocacher, a member of Hillside United Methodist Church, and a past member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She had a big heart for children as she helped with Bible School, being a Girl Scout Leader, and Girl Scout Camp Director. She volunteered for Caring for Kids in the summer at the Park. She taught as a Sunday School teacher and was active in the Woman's Outreach at her beloved church. She was dearly loved and had so many friends she adored. She will be missed by all who knew her.
Jane is survived by her father, Kenny Fitzgerald and his significant other, Bonnie Winsted; beloved husband, Jeff Armes of Patoka; 2 children, Morgan Gammons (Tommy) of Princeton and Marcus Armes of Patoka; 6 grandchildren, Brooklyn, Rose, Eli, Teddy, Aubrey, and Makayla; sister, Pam Bartlett (Steve); and a niece, Hannah Emerick.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Fitzgerald; and a grandson, Max Armes.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at Hillside United Methodist Church in Princeton, Indiana. Interment will follow at Mt. Gilead Cemetery in Washington. A visitation will be held from 2 until 7:00 PM Monday, April 29, 2019 at the church.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana located at 5000 East Virginia Street, Suite 2, Evansville, Indiana 47715. https://www.girlscouts-gssi.org/en/our-council/staff-directory/Donate.html. Envelopes will also be available at the church. You may leave a message of sympathy or light a candle in memory of Jane at www.colvinfuneralhome.com. Colvin Funeral Home is honored to served the Armes family.
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Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana
5000 E. Virginia St., Suite 2, Evansville IN 47715