Elaine (Slimp) Andress, 68, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, in Boyd.
Funeral was held Jan. 21 at Aurora Baptist Church, where she was a member. Pastor Jimmy Withers officiated. Interment was in Aurora Cemetery. Pallbearers included Bud Smith, Derek Brown, Sean Andress, Bobby Davis, Matt Naugle and Jesse Bulpitt. Honorary pallbearer was Brian Hunt.
Elaine was born Sept. 21, 1944, in Rhome to Shade and Dovie (Lambert) Slimp. She married Milton Andress on Feb. 25, 1965.
Left behind to cherish her memories are her husband of 48 years; daughters Cindy Smith and husband, Bud, of Boyd and Angie Brown and husband, Derek, of Saginaw; 12 grandchildren, Brian, Jennifer, Sherri, Brittany, Rene, Sean, Justin, Jessica, Brandon, Joshua, Courtney and Brooklyn; eight great-grandchildren with one on the way; two brothers, Clyde and Doyle Slimp; and numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
Elaine was preceded in death by a son, Eugene Andress; daughter Kimberly Andress; and two brothers, Jim and Wayne Slimp.