Friday, March 8, 2013

Katherine E. Neff Fitzwater (March 6, 2013)

Katherine E. Neff Fitzwater age 89, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 3:34 P.M. on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at Wayne HealthCare in Greenville. Katherine was born May 7, 1923 in Darke County, Ohio to the late Perry & Mabel (Brosey) Neff.

Katherine is survived by a son & daughter-in-law, Gene & Patricia Fitzwater of Greenville; grandchildren, Corrin & Mike Bankson of Greenville and Tracey & Craig Bruns of Greenville; great grandchildren, Rachel Bankson, Morgan Carter and Tyler Carter; brother & sister-in-law, Robert & Marilyn Neff of Strawberry Plains, Tennessee; sister, Mary Cool of Greenville; brother-in-law, Roy B. & Ruth Ann Fitzwater of Greenville; sisters-in-law, Mildred Frazee of Fairborn, Jewel Fitzwater of Greenville and JoAnn Neff of Troy; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Katherine is also preceded in death by her husband, Troy B. Fitzwater on February 11, 1976 whom she married December 24, 1941; and a brother, Arthur Neff.

Katherine farmed and worked at Herman Spille’s Harness Shop. She was a former member of Nashville United Brethren Church. Katherine enjoyed cooking and talking.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, March 11, 2013 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Bro. Dean Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Miami Memorial Park in Covington. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice. Condolences for the family may be expressed through