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Nancy Lou Hoover

Private Funeral services for Nancy Lou Hoover, 85, of Thornville, have been held at the Thornville Home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service. Burial followed in the Barnes Cemetery in Licking County.

Nancy passed away peacefully on Monday, March 23, 2020, in Newark, following a lengthy illness. She was born in Zanesville, on December 31, 1934, the daughter of the late Robert and Clara (Davis) Mattox.

She was an assembler at the Western Electric plant in Columbus for many years, and also worked for Value City in her retirement.

She loved paint by numbers, playing bingo, all things Chuck Norris; and attending Seventh Day Adventist Bible Study.

She is survived by her loving family: daughters, Pamala Fair, Teresa Stone and Denise Robinson; step son, Lee Hoover; brother, Donald Mattox; her grandchildren, Michael, Jason, Sloane, Brock, Lakia, LeighAnn, Corey, Todd, Ryan, Misty, Mindy and David; and her many loving  great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Hoover in 1997; her longtime companion, Herb West in 2018; daughter and son, Debbie and Robert VanDyne; and her pets, Gizmo, Duffy and Missy.

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Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Thornville, is honored to care for Nancy and her family.

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