News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 4, 2013

Nancy Jane Witt Monts


WEST TERRE HAUTE — Nancy Jane Witt Monts, 93, of West Terre Haute, died at 11:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. She was born Sept. 7, 1920, in West Terre Haute, to George J. Witt and Marie Walker Witt. She retired as a secretary from the Vigo County School Corporation. Nancy graduated from Valley High School and attended Indiana State University. She was a faithful member of Bethany United Church of Christ for 83 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband of more than 50 years, Paul L. Monts; a son, Michael E. Monts; and a sister, Barbara Guy. Survivors include a son, Paul Witt Monts and wife Lily Shih; a daughter, Cynthia Monts Smith; a daughter-in-law, Vonda J Monts; six grandchildren, Jennifer Smith Morse, Neilly Smith, Benjamin Monts, Gabriel Monts, Annalee Monts, and Serena Monts; two great-grandchildren, Dominick Smith and Amani Brown; a sister, Phyllis Hunter and husband George; and many nephews, nieces, friends, and neighbors.

There is no visitation. Memorial services are scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, at 4 p.m. conducted by the Rev. Stephen Moore at Bethany United Church of Christ in West Terre Haute. Fellowship and a meal will immediately follow at Bethany.  Memorial contributions, in lieu of flowers, may be directed to Bethany United Church of Christ. The family has entrusted DeBaun Funeral Homes Springhill Chapel, 85 E Springhill Drive, with making arrangements. Online condolences can be made at: