Ethel Frances Friend, 85, of Cadiz, Ohio, passed away at home on May 17, 2020.

She was born in Keyser, WV, on June 10, 1934, a daughter of the late Eslie Francis and Ethel Hudson Lambert.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Ray Friend, two sisters: Earlene, Judy; brothers: Troxell, Robert, Donald; her sons David Friend, Edward Friend, Donald Ray Friend; and granddaughter Tara Lynn Simpson.

Ethel is survived by her children: Timothy (Donna) Friend, Elizabeth “Betsy” Simpson, Peggy (Charles) Crawford, Linda Gutierrez; siblings: Wilma, Mary Carrol, Cathy; eighteen grandchildren and numerous great – grandchildren.

Friends will be received on Wednesday May 20, 2020 from 10:00 until 12:00 at Borkoski Funeral Home, 555 East Market Street, Cadiz, Ohio, with restrictions due to Covid-19. Interment will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove.

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