Ocie W. Johnson
A funeral service celebrating the life of Ocie W. Johnson,
95, of Pataskala, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday December 4, 2009, in the chapel of the Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Pastor Paul Snoddy as celebrant. Burial will follow in Kirkersville Cemetery.
Ocie died early Sunday morning, November 29, 2009, at Chapel Grove Inn in Heath following an extended illness. She was born May 17, 1914, in Newark, the daughter of the late Merl and Orpha Wiswell. She was a graduate of Kirkersville High School, Class of 1932, and was a longtime member of the Kirkersville United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her loving family: her son, James R. (Dick) and Charlene of Pataskala; her granddaughter, Cheryl (Scott) Hayes; and her great-granddaughter, Emily Hayes. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roland, in 2004; three sisters; and one brother.
Her family will receive friends at the funeral home, 285 E Main St. (US RT 40) in Kirkersville on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. They have requested that expressions of sympathy in the form of memorial contributions be directed to the American Cancer Society, Central Ohio Region, 870 Michigan Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215.
An on-line guest register and memorial to Ocie is available at
Hoskinson Funeral Home is honored to care for the Johnson family.