Pontious, Teresa

Teresa Ann Pontious, 48, of Morenci, Mich., died March 10, 2009, in West Unity, Ohio.

She was born March 9, 1961, the daughter of Robert and Shirley (Shay) Huff. She married Roger Pontious on Sept. 18, 1982,  in Munson, Mich., and he survives.

Teresa was a lifelong Morenci area resident. She graduated from Morenci Area High School in 1979. She enjoyed bowling, snowmobiling and traveling with friends to the family property up north. She was a member of Zion United Brethren Church and Morenci Eagles #1297.

Besides her husband, Teresa is survived by a son, Steven, at home; her mother, Shirley Hall, of Morenci; her father, Robert Huff, of Morenci; four sisters, Linda (and Fred) Dusseau, of Yuma, Ariz., Vickie (and John) Maginn, of Fayette, Ohio; Bobbie (and Greg) Betz, of Morenci and Denise (and Steve) Mynhier, of Wauseon, Ohio; one brother, Allen (and Carol) Huff, of Sand Creek; her mother in-law, Elaine Pontious, of Wauseon; her father in-law, George (and Connie) Pontious, of Ruskin, Fla.; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents and step-father, Robert Hall.

 Funeral services are scheduled at 11 a.m.  Saturday, March 14, at Zion United Brethren Church in Ogden Center with Rev. Aden Porter officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. Visitation is planned from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci.

Memorial contributions may be made to Zion United Brethren Church.