2011-02-05 / Obituaries

Melva L. Stollard

Melva L. Stollard, age 83, of Buckeye Lake passed away on Saturday, January 29, 2011, at the Selma Markowitz Care Center.

She was born on December 12, 1927, in Louisville, KY, to the late Frank and Marie (Naegele) Hamilton. Melva was very active in the Buckeye Lake VFW Post # 1388, a lifetime member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She served five times as past president of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and past district president of the ladies auxiliary. She served on numerous VFW committees and was a volunteer at the Veterans Cancer Clinic in Columbus. Melva enjoyed visiting the local schools to teach children flag etiquette. She was a member of the First Community Church of Buckeye Lake.

Melva is survived by her husband of 56 years, Allen (Pete); son, Roger (Bobbi) Stollard; son-in-law, Dennie McClain; son, Jack Stollard; grandchildren, David (Stacy) Sherrick, Jennifer (Brian) Craft, Matt McClain, Drew (Brian) Grigsby, Jake Stollard, Andi Stollard and Jackie Stollard; nine gret grandchildren; and many special friends.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her daughter, Chris McClain.

Funeral service was held February 2, 2011, at the First Community Church, 4341 Walnut Road, Buckeye Lake, with Pastor David Moody. Burial followed at Newark Memorial Garden.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Hospice of Central Ohio. Memorial donations can be made in Melva’s name to Hospice of Central Ohio, Cherry Valley Road, Newark, Ohio 43055.

Online condolences can be made at www.boringsheridanfuneralhomes.com

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