Darlene Carole Nancy Steinmetz Killen, 52, of Jamestown, died April 27, 2014, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born Feb. 11, 1962, in Batesville; the daughter of Eugene and Dorothy Gies Steinmetz.
Darlene graduated from East Central High School in 1980 and married Stephen Eugene Killen on July 10, 1982. She worked as a manager with the Jamestown Market for many years.
She enjoyed gardening, growing flowers, classic rock and roll music and most importantly, she loved her chickens.
Survivors include her husband of 32 years; mother, Dorothy Gies Steinmetz; children, Stephen Otto Killen and Valerie Pearl Killen, both of Jamestown; siblings, Eugene “Butch” Steinmetz, Debra Scutter, Rick “Eric” Steinmetz, Denise “Dee Dee” Schneider, Diane “Nan” Likens, Della “Lou Lou” Baynum, Dorothy “Dottie” Baker, Ernie (Elaine) Steinmetz, Devonna “Vonna” Smith and Eldon “Eldo” Steinmetz.
She was preceded in the by her father and sister, Danette “Missy” Steinmetz.
Family and friends will gather at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 3, in the Advance Christian Church, 2675 Ind. 75, Jamestown, for a celebration of Darlene’s life.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Porter Funeral Home, Jamestown Chapel, 315 W. Main St., Jamestown.
Online condolences may be made at www.robertporterfuneralhome.com.