Friday, June 9, 2017

Helen P. Hoover (May 24, 2017)

Helen P. Hoover, 95, of New Madison, went to be with the Lord on May 24, 2017 at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville.

Helen was born August 3, 1921 in Gilmore County, West Virginia, to the late Charles and Frances (Ratcliff) Lamb.

In addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in death by her first husband, Herald Williams in 1941, and her second husband, Kenneth Hoover, in 1969; two sisters, Ina and Bonnie; three brother, Lynn, Claude and Harley.

Helen was a quality control inspector for Corning Glass retiring after 27 years and belonged to the Corning Retirees. She loved to read and was active with the New Madison Library. She was a member of the Widows Club, Unit 245 of the American Legion Auxiliary in New Madison, and a 50+ year member of the Eastern Star, Fort Black Chapter.

Helen is survived by her Son, Harold Duane and wife Patricia Hoover of New Paris; two grandchildren, Joseph and wife Jona Hoover of Greenville, and Christal McConnell and her special friend Mark of Kalida, Ohio; four great grandchildren, Catherine Nicholson, Cassandra McConnell, Coy McConnell and Emma Hoover; one step great grandchild, JohnRay Aboa; and one great-great grandchild, Silas Gile; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside memorial service will be held at 11am Friday, June 2, 2017 at Greenmound Cemetery with pastor Kyle Herrmann officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 580 Lincoln Park Blvd., suite 320, Kettering, Ohio 45429-3493 or Unit 245 of the American Legion Auxiliary, P.O. Box 127, New Madison, Ohio 45358

The Family has entrusted services to Braund Pope and Oliver Floyd Funeral Homes.

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