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G. Naydeane (Lightle) Booe

May 12, 1930 ~ February 7, 2024 (age 93) 93 Years Old

G. Naydeane Booe Obituary

G. Naydeane Booe, 93, Kokomo, passed away at 2:25 pm Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at Waterford Place Health Campus in Kokomo.  She was born May 12, 1930, in Veedersburg, IN, the daughter of the late Kelso R. & Elma M. (Helms) Lightle.  On October 22, 1954, in Veedersburg, IN, she married Robert B. Booe who preceded her in death on November 8, 2008.

Naydeane was a 1948 graduate of Warren Central High School in Indianapolis.  She worked as a secretary for various offices but her most valuable job was as a homemaker, taking care of and spending time with her daughter and grandchildren.  She was a member of First Church of the Nazarene, now One Church.  She loved to sew, cook and was an avid reader of books, especially Amish romance novels and detective stories.

Naydeane is survived by her daughter, Susan L. Johnson, Kokomo; three grandchildren, Jeremy D. (Kristen) Johnson, Steven E. Johnson and Rachel L. Johnson; three great-grandchildren, Jake, Katie and Ryan Johnson; siblings, Eldon (Susie) Lightle and Sharon (Terry) Mercer; sisters-in-law, Patricia Booe, Lehigh Acres, FL and Lucille Booe, Veedersburg, IN, along with several nieces and nephews.

Naydeane was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert; sister, Delores (Gene) Wilson; infant sister, Donna Susan Lightle; and granddaughter, Lori Ann Johnson.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 W. Lincoln Road, with Pastor Stan Zurcher officiating.  Friends are invited to visit with the family from 1-2 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made in Naydeane’s memory to the Dementia Society of America,  Messages of condolence may be left online at

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February 13, 2024

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Stout Funeral Homes and Crematory
1315 West Lincoln Road
Kokomo, IN 46902

Memorial Service
February 13, 2024

2:00 PM
Stout Funeral Homes and Crematory
1315 West Lincoln Road
Kokomo, IN 46902


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