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Obituaries

August 15, 2013

Oma Girod

Oma Lee “Missy” Girod, 71, of Eubank, Ky., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
She was born in Virginia on March 20, 1942, daughter of the late Ivel and Thelma Fields Fleenor. She was a retired factory worker for GE.
She is survived by one son, Tony Girod of Richmond, Ky.; one daughter, Wendy (and George) Key of Moreland, Ky.; special friend, Lucille Justice of Waynesburg, Ky.; two brothers, Johnny and Tommy; four sisters, Peggy, Becky, Sandy and Kaye, all of Ohio; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Travis Girod; one brother, Bruce; and two sisters, Diana and Susie.
Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Saturday at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Vola Brown officiating.
Visitation will be held after 11 a.m. Tuesday at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home, 722 S. Washington St., Van Wert, Ohio.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home.
Burial will be in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Convoy, Ohio.
Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at: www.morrisandhislope.com. 
 

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    Viola Keith Nicholas was born Sept. 5, 1921 to the late William and Alice Jones Keith and she departed this life to her eternal home on April 7, 2014, having attained the age of 92 years.
    She was a devoted wife to the late Wesley Nicholas for 50 years. She was a faithful member at Grave Hill Baptist Church where she taught the Ladies Sunday School class for many years. She retired from the Pulaski County Board of Education. After retirement she served as a foster grandparent at Oakwood Training Facility for special needs children. She also volunteered at the Burnside Elementary preschool program, giving her time, talents and love to the 3 and 4 year old children whom she adored.
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