Tonya R. Lightner, 36

Posted on August 19, 2014

Tonya R. Lightner, 36, passed away Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
Born in Fort Wayne, Tonya graduated from Bluffton High School. She went on to earn two associate degrees in office management and nursing. She was a member of Parkwood Church of God in Fort Wayne and Union Chapel Church of God in Bryan, Ohio. Tonya enjoyed reading, cooking, and spending time with her husband and children.
Surviving are her husband of 15 years, Erik Lightner of Fort Wayne; her father, Anthony Miller of Columbia City; mother, Brenda Mahon of Lansing, Mich., children, Kaine, MaryBeth, Alec, and Aubrey Lightner; a brother, Chad Miller of Bluffton; and grandmothers, Joanne Miller and Deloris Mahon, both of Bluffton.
A service is at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 20, at Parkwood Church of God, 3320 Trier Road, with calling one hour prior. Rev. Dr. Gary Staats is officiating. Calling at the church, Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Lightner Children.
D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home has been entrusted for the funeral arrangements.
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