Dewey, Flossie

Written by David Green.

Flossie Dewey, 91, of Lyons, Ohio, died Feb. 27, 2013, at the home of her granddaughter near Delta, Ohio. 

She was born Oct. 16, 1921, in Cuba, Mo., the daughter of Bert and Mary (Hess) Harding. On June 21, 1940, in Holland, Ohio, she married Charles Dewey.  He preceded her in death Jan. 15, 1982.

Flossie was a homemaker living most of her life in Lyons, where she attended the First Unitarian Universalist Church. She was a 1940 graduate of Swanton High School. Flossie enjoyed flowers and collecting rocks. She was a member of the State Line Gem and Mineral Society, a member of the Toledo Gem and Rockhound Club and a member of the Lyons Area Historical Society.

 She is survived by a daughter, Patricia (and Wilbert) Knicley of Lyons; a son, John (and Sherry) Dewey of Toledo, Ohio; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Flossie was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2, at Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci, with Mike Harbour officiating.  Burial will follow at the Lyons Cemetery in Lyons. Visitation is scheduled from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday.

Memorial contributions are suggested to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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