PAYNE – Elizabeth Ann Geist, age 79, of Payne, passed away Sunday, June 21, at Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center.

Elizabeth was born in Woodburn, Ind. on Dec. 11, 1940, a daughter of the late Zella Blanche (Bissell) and Elvin Laverne Mull.

She took pride in everything she did, including her 30 years of service at General Electric in Fort Wayne.

Elizabeth will be sadly missed by her children, Kelley Latimer, Kent (Kim) Latimer & Kimberly (William) Daniels; step children, Joy & Mike Geist; brother, William (Nancy) Mull; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and her best friend, Dottie Wolfe.

She was also preceded in death by her husbands, Donald Lee Latimer and Alva Glenn Geist.

Graveside service is 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 25, at Lehman Cemetery, 6100 Road 33, Payne.

At the family's request we ask that you wear masks at all times, maintain social distancing and refrain from contact to keep everyone safe while participating in Elizabeth's service.

Please direct memorials to the ASPCA or donate at aspca.org/donate.

Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com.