Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Cora Elizabeth Oswalt (November 25, 2013)

Cora Elizabeth Oswalt, 93, of New Weston, OH, passed away Monday, November 25, 2013 at Briarwood Village in Coldwater, OH.

She was born November 19, 1920, in Darke County, Ohio, daughter of the late Ora Earl and Cora (Locke) Pearson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Ralph L. Oswalt on February 26, 2000; daughter, Karen Reed; twin grandsons, Jeremy and Jason Oswalt; brothers, Harry Pearson, Bob Pearson;and a sister, Frances Jones.

Cora was a homemaker that loved to play cards, gardening and reading. A devoted Cincinnati Reds fan she adored to be around her grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Regina "Jean" (Jack) Sullenbarger of New Paris, James (Margaret) Oswalt of New Weston, Gary (Christina) Oswalt of Dayton, Walter (Cindy) Oswalt of Coldwater; son-in-law, Robert Reed of Bradford; 10 grandchildren, David (Melissa ) Sullenbarger, Diane (Steve) McNew, Sherry (Ed) Chenowith, Melanie (Mike) Payne, Todd (Beverly) Oswalt, Chris (Amy) Oswalt, Eric Bowersock, Wendy (Russell) Marcum, Kimberly (Eric) Stammen, Kyle (Rachel) Oswalt; 13 great grandchildren; and 5 great great grandchildren.

Memorial service will be held at 10 AM Saturday, November 30, at Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. Joe Soley officiating. Burial will follow at Old Teegarden Cemetery near Ansonia.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 9 AM till 10 AM. The family request memorial contributions be given State of the Heart Hospice or American Cancer Association.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com