Esther M. Singleton


Esther M. Singleton, 102, a resident of Washington, Indiana, passed away Jan. 5, 2019, in Washington, Indiana. Esther was born in Daviess County, Indiana, on Oct. 15, 1916, to the late Luther and Lusta (Davis) Potts, and was a graduate of Lawrence High School. Esther married Charles Singleton on June 30, 1939, and he preceded her in death on May 5, 1991. Out of this union was born Patricia Singleton (John Kot), William "Bill" Singleton (Nancy), Ralph Singleton (Sherida), Michael Singleton (Judy) and Paul Singleton (Pat).
Esther was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, sister and aunt. She was a member of Central Christian Church, Washington. Esther is survived by sons Bill, Mike and Paul; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, Esther is preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Singleton Kot; a son, Ralph Singleton; two brothers, Russell Potts, Thomas Paul Potts; and two sisters, Wilma Brown and Katy McMahan.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at Ed Lee Mortuary Downtown Chapel. Rev. Jessica Singleton, granddaughter of Esther Singleton, will officiate. Friends may call Saturday at Ed Lee Mortuary Downtown Chapel from 11 a.m. to the time of service. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery (Reeve Township).
The family of Esther Singleton wishes to thank Dr. Coulter, the staff of Emerald Place, and Helping Hearts Hospice for their care of Esther these past several years. Memorial contributions may be made to Visually Impaired Preschool Services, 1100 W. 42nd St., Suite 228, Indianapolis, IN 46208. Esther lost most of her vision due to macular degeneration. VIPS is dedicated to helping visually impaired preschoolers. Arrangements entrusted to Ed Lee Mortuary.
Published on January 7, 2019
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