JoEllen Presley

April 8, 1966August 26, 2018
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JoEllen Presley, age 52, of Angola, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018.

JoEllen was born on April 8, 1966 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to James Darrell and Vivian (Sheets) McKee, they preceded her in death.

She graduated from Fremont High School in 1984. She worked for Project Help in Angola. She was a true philanthropist. Lover of music, birds, gardening, and riding her motorcycle. She was an amazing Mother to three kids, a wife to a loving husband, and a grandmother to two beautiful granddaughters. A true friend to so many, a compassionate leader, a committed member of the 4H club, and she loved every animal she came across. She always put others needs before her own, and never turned those in need away. She will leave a hole that will never be filled.

Survivors include her husband, Robert Presley, children, Chelsea Presley (Mike McCue) of Angola, Indiana, Shane Presley of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Caleb Presley of Fremont, Indiana, two grandchildren, Marlee McCue and Harper McCue, and eight siblings, including, Darlene Beam of Lakeland, Florida, Lori Williams of Garrett, Indiana, Christopher Nicholson of Riverside, California, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Fremont Zion Missionary Church, 205 N. Ray Road, Fremont, Indiana, with Rev. Jon Bruney officiating.

Visitation will be held prior to the services from 11 am until 2 pm Saturday at the church.

Memorial donations in her memory are requested to the family.


  • In care of the family


  • Visitation Saturday, September 1, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, September 1, 2018

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Pam Clark

September 4, 2018

So sorry for your loss. Praying for family and friends. She will be greatly missed. Another angel in heaven.

Neil & Cindy Root

August 31, 2018

Bob so sorry to hear of your loss. Our sincere condolences to you and your family.

Amanda & Jolie Newland

August 31, 2018


We hope you are surrounded by much love and comfort.

Amanda and Jolie Newland

Heather Drake

August 30, 2018

Bob and family,
I am so very sorry for your loss..sending prayers..Godspeed JoEllen..
Heather Drake

Janice Glover- Channels

August 29, 2018

To Bob and your children and grandchildren, We were sorry to learn of JoEllen's passing. Even though we haven't been able to see each other for many years, the memories still remain. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you all the strength and comfort you need to get through this sad time. Aunt Ruthie Glover, Nancy and Tim, and Jan and Dual will be praying for your family.

Amanda Fulton

August 29, 2018

Joellen was a great n wanderful person. I only new her for a short time thru project help. She was always happy. She will b truly missed. R.I.P. jo! Im so sry to hear abt this. Prayers to the family! I send my sympathy this is so sad i cldnt believe it. May god b with u and help everyone thru her loss.

Dawn O'Connor

August 29, 2018

We were best friends for 45 years. My life is so much richer from having you be a part of it. I always admired your caring and loving heart. I will always be there for your family if they ever need me. I can only hope that I can live out the rest of my days with the same amount of humor, care and love that you did. I will never forget you Jo, and I love you with all my heart

Tracy Deming

August 29, 2018

The light on earth has dimmed but the heavens are now shining bright. I will forever miss JoEllen. She was truly a special gift to all of us that were able to call her a friend. Rest easy Jo.

Deborah Peel

August 28, 2018

My deepest sympathy to Jo Ellen's famiy. She was a kind and caring woman, always had something nice to say.

Myra Williamson

August 28, 2018

Oh JoEllen you were one of the most loving & caring people I ever met!! We spent 12 years together taking care of each other’s sons & I still feel as if he is one of mine. Go soar in heaven honey another angel as you were here. Love you beautiful πŸ’œβ€οΈπŸ˜ͺ😒