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Carlotta May Tackett Oct. 31, 1947 - Feb. 6, 2019

Carlotta May Tackett, 71, of Claypool passed away at 2:50 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at her residence. She was born on Oct. 31, 1947, in Warren to Marion Francis and Vivian (McDonald) Flemming Sr.

She grew up in Warren and graduated from Rock Creek High School in Huntington. She was married on July 19, 1969, in Van Buren to Joe Tackett who survives and they moved to Claypool in 1988 from Marion. She was employed as a C.N.A. at the Methodist Home in Warren for 17 years, Mason Home Healthcare in Warsaw for over five years, and was a bus driver for Tippecanoe Valley Schools for 23 years.

She is survived by husband Joe Tackett of Claypool; two daughters, Dixie (Timothy) Holloway of Silver Lake and Melissia Tackett of Warsaw; two sons, David (Tracy) Tackett of Pickensville, Alabama, and Jobey (Deanna) Tackett of Haubstadt; eight grand and one great-grandchild; six sisters, Wanda (Dan) Hinen and Cornelia Johnson, both of Fort Wayne, Mary (Steve) Randall, Patty Whitney, Phyllis Herring and Vianna (Bob) Johnson, all of Huntington; two brothers, John (Treva) Flemming of Warren and Richard (Ronda) Flemming of Van Buren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Linda Flemming, and two brothers, Marion Francis Flemming Jr. and Terry Flemming.

No public services will be held. Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. State Road 15, Warsaw, Indiana, is in charge of arrangements.

Preferred memorials may be given to American Cancer Society, 130 Red Coach Rd., Mishawaka, Indiana, 46545; or Heartland Hospice, 1315 Directors Row, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46808. To send condolences to the family in memory of Carlotta Tackett, please visit www.cremationserviceskc.com.