Nova Tackett, 91, of Churubusco, passed away on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at Lutheran Life Villages in Kendallville.\nShe was born in Dony, Kentucky, on December 25, 1926, to the late, Floyd and Sally (Osborne) Blevins. She spent her formative years in Kentucky.\nNova was married to Russell Tackett on April 18, 1949, in Prestonburg, Kentucky. The couple settled in Churubusco in 1966. Russell preceded Nova in death on February 14, 1996.\nShe was a member of the Little Flossie Church of Regular Baptist. She enjoyed gardening and quilting.\nNova is survived by two sons, Dallard (Hope) Tackett of Kendallville and James (Becky Ross) Tackett of Columbia City; a daughter, Pearleane (Terry Berger) Kope of Churubusco; four grandchildren, Adam (Jenna) Tackett, April Tackett, Sara (Cody) Snavley and Brandon (Lisa) Kope; five great-grandchildren.\nIn Addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by an infant son, Russell Tackett, Jr.; a sister, Lona Gibson; two brothers, Walker Blevins and Porty Blevins.\nVisiting hours will take place at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home on Monday, August 6, 2018, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Calling also one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.\nServices will begin at 11:00 AM, at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 7, 2018.\nBurial will follow at Riverview Cemetery, Allen County.\nMemorials to Little Flossie Church of Regular Baptist or Heartland Hospice.\nOnline guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.sheetandchilds.com.