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Melverna Huey

February 6, 1928 — April 1, 2024

Lancaster

Melverna Huey 96 of Lancaster, Ohio passed away on Monday, April 1, 2024 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.  

She was born on February 6, 1928 in Clarksburg, West Virginia to the late Sol and Florence Gerard. Melverna was a graduate of Roosevelt-Wilson High School Class of 1946.  

She worked for the Fairfield County Boys Industrial School and later retired from the South Eastern Ohio Training Center as an executive secretary. She attended Allen Chapel Church and was a former member of Bremen and Amanda Senior Citizens and the Friendly Sixties. Melverna enjoyed gardening, flowers, horses, goats and her puppy dog, Rex.  She loved the breed of boxers.

Melverna is survived by her daughters, Georgette Schnetzer and Elaine Flinn both of Lancaster; son, Larry E. (Diane) Huey of Florida; 19 grandchildren, many great grandchildren , many great-great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Huey, daughter, Linda Huey, son, James W. Huey, step-daughter, Patricia Cronin, grandchildren, Steven Huey, Emil Stoneking and Reta McClary, parents, sisters, Mabel Fornash and Rose Werner-Allen, brother, Arthur “Sol” Gerard, sons-in-law, Thomas Schnetzer, Eugene Schultz and Howard Stoneking, daughter-in-law, Mildred Huey, and brothers-in-law, George Werner and James H. Fornash.

Funeral service will be held Friday, April 12, 2024 at 10:30 a.m. in the FRANK E. SMITH FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL, 405 N. COLUMBUS ST., LANCASTER, OHIO 43130 with Pastor Evan Saunders officiating.   Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge, Ohio.  Friends may visit Thursday, April 11, 2024 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial gifts may be given to Fairhope Hospice, 282 Sells Rd., Lancaster, Ohio 43130 or Fairfield Area Humane Society, 1721 Granville Pike, Lancaster, Ohio 43130 in her memory.

To send an online condolence, and sign the guest book, please visit www.funeralhome.com.

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