A funeral service, celebrating the life of Lillian Huffman, 80, of Heath, was held December 23, 2012, in the chapel of The Kirkersville home of The Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service, with Pastor Tom Gill as celebrant. Burial followed in the Sunset Cemetery, Galloway.
Lillian died December 21, 2012, in Newark following an extended illness. She was born in Columbus, on July 31, 1932, the daughter of the late Frank and Viola (Ball) Gantt. She worked for the US Government for many years, at DCSC, and Heath Air Force Station.
She was a member of The Gathering Place Church at Fairfield Beach, Eagon Chapter #123, Order of Eastern Star, Hebron, and at one time was an active member of Welsh Hills Players. She enjoyed reading, music, singing and playing the piano and organ. Her home was a welcoming place, and she enjoyed caring for others.
She is survived by her children, Bill (Sandy) Wisecarver of Columbus, Gary (Jane) Bowen of Hebron, Darrell Bowen of Sacramento, CA, Jeanette (Scott) Beckett of Hebron, Brian Bowen of Livermore, CA, and Frank Bowen of Heath; stepdaughters, Sharon (Gary) Chiles of Remington, VA And Marjorie (Douglas) Almeter of Suttons Bay, MI; a brother, Richard (Grace) Gantt of Hilliard; 16 grandchildren; and many great-grandchilren, nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Snow; step-daughters, Kimberlea and Georgann Snow; her brothers, George, Leo and Carl; and her husband, Roger Huffman.
An on-line guest register and video tribute are available at www.hoskinsonfuneral.com
Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for the Huffman family.