Rachel “JoeAnne” Momyer, 71, of Fayette, Ohio, died May 14, 2007 at home.
She was born Aug. 17, 1935, in Adrian, Mich., to George and Katheryn (Partridge) Smith. She married Donald L. Momyer Sept. 19, 1952, in Angola, Ind., and he survives.
JoeAnne graduated from Morenci High School in 1953. She was a member of Morenci Bible Fellowship Church and taught Sunday school in the Morenci area for more than 50 years. Her hobbies included crafts and music, and she dearly loved her children and grandchildren.
Besides her husband, JoeAnne is survived by six sons, Randy Momyer of Manistee, Mich., Kevin R. (and Jane) Momyer and Donald T. (and Tammy) Momyer, both of West Unity, Ohio, Timothy J. Momyer (and Birdie Baumgartner) of Fayette, Ohio, Patrick G. (and Debi) Momyer of Morenci, Mich., and Ronald L. (and Julie) Momyer of Wauseon, Ohio; 18 grandchildren, Joshua Momyer, Catrina, Ryan and Natasha Momyer, Zachary (and Lana) Rising, Dusty Rising and Matthew Momyer, Beth (and Rick) Manz, Crystal (and Shane) Campbell, Tammy and Carrie Davis, Kristy (and Joe) Castillo, Eric Momyer, Noah Momyer, Caleb (and Oliva) Momyer, Brittany, Jordan and Hannah Momyer; and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister-in-law, Evelyn Miller; one brother, Pearl William Smith; and one son, Allen L. Momyer.
Memorial services are scheduled at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) at Morenci Bible Fellowship Church with Rev. James Yatzek officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette.
Memorial contributions may be made to Morenci Bible Fellowship Church.