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November 15, 1935 - February 8, 2022
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Jean Ann Houston, age 86 of Lima, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022, at 1:56 a.m., at Lima Manor Nursing Home.
Jean was born Nov. 15, 1935 in Lima, to Charles and Rosetta (Thomas) Beatty who preceded her in death. On July 18, 1954 she married Robert Lee Houston who preceded her in death on March 14, 2017.
They were the parents of five children: Jeffery Lynn Houston of Bern, Switzerland, Shawn Lee Houston (dec’d), twins, Kimberly Ann Houston (dec’d) and Kevin Allen (Misty Sutton-fiancee) Houston of Lima and Tina Marie (Eugene) Houston-Lowe of Lima; a brother, Calvin Welch of CA, five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and her best friend, Maggie Breaston.
She is also preceded in death by a brother, Charles “Eddie” Edward Beatty, Jr.
Jean was a 1954 graduate of Lima Central High School. She worked at Elder-Beerman in the Lima Mall for over ten years and then retired from International Brake. She was a lifetime member of St. Paul A.M.E. Church where she was active in missionary work, evangelism and the choir. She was in the Church Women United, receiving the 1991 Annie M. Jackson Pioneer Award for her contributions and leadership. She loved to cook, clean, read her Bible and pray, spending time with her family and listening to Gospel music. She had also been a teacher with STARS-Seniors Teaching and Reaching Students.
A memorial service will be held in the Spring.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.