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Orma J. Gaston Aug. 6, 1934 - Nov. 4, 2019

Orma J. Gaston, 85, formerly of Urbana, Indiana, died at 2:59 pm, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019 at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Wabash. She was born Aug. 6, 1934 in Denver, Indiana to Grimes and Edna (Dawalt) Derck.

Orma married Max R. Gaston in Wabash, on April 4, 1952; he died Oct. 28, 2009. She retired from Wabash Magnetics after 35 years. She was a member of Bachelor Creek Church of Christ and a former member of the Ladies Night Out club. She enjoyed the holidays, gardening, especially in her iris bed, and her kitty cat. Orma was a longtime resident of Urbana.

She is survived by 3 sons, Max R. (Ginny) Gaston and Grimes B. “Richard” Gaston, both of Wabash, and Larry D. (Sherry Smith) Gaston of Huntington, Indiana, 4 grandchildren, Grimes Russell “Rusty” (Jennifer) Gaston of Wabash, Jamie Gaston of Denver, Indiana, Jessica Gaston of Wabash, and Matthew Russell (Sara) Gaston of Ashdown, Arkansas, 11 great grandchildren, and 2 brothers, Jim (Robin) Derck of LaFontaine, Indiana, and Bob (Sue) Derck of Wabash. She was also preceded in death by her parents, 7 brothers and 3 sisters.

Funeral services will be 2 pm Friday, Nov. 8, 2019 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash with David Stokes officating. Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 4 - 7 pm Thursday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Wabash County Cancer Society.

The memorial guest book for Orma may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.