UMBOWERS, Verda Viola

UMBOWERS, Verda Viola, 86, of Mt. Pleasant, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Autumn Health Care in Adena, Ohio.

She was born March 26, 1927 in Hopedale, Ohio, a daughter of the late Willam Earl and Grace L. Hayes Nichols.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church, the Mr. and Mrs. Class at the Church and past President of the Mt. Pleasant Garden Club.

She was preceded in death in addition to her parents, by her husband Fred A. Umbowers in 1995; three brothers, Alfred, Edward and Robert Nichols; and a sister, Sara Rapp.

She is survived by two daughters, Diane (Marion “Buzz”) Blake of Harrisville and Lori (Adam) DiLoreto of Seffner, Florida; two sons, Robert (Charmayne) Umbowers of Gig Harbor, Washington and Michael (Penny) Umbowers of Newcomerston; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Calling hours will be held Friday, May 17 from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz with Rev. Byron McIlroy officiating. Burial will follow at Rankin Church Cemetery.

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