Lora I. Cogar, 78, of Creston, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at her winter home in Lake Wales, Florida. She was born October 16, 1934 in Webster Springs, to Archie Gustavis and Dorcie Cogar Brady.
She was a Postal Clerk for the Post Office, leaving work in 1986 when her husband retired. Lora enjoyed staying at her home in Florida during the winter, quilting, sewing, crafts, reading, gardening and canning. Family time was very important to her. She loved to spend time with her grandchildren and play cards with her family. She would always cook meals for the families in her neighborhood that had lost a loved one. In her younger years she enjoyed being a member of the bowling league.
She is survived by her son, William C. Cogar of Amherst; daughters, Linda (Daryl) Kauf of Creston and Joy L. Cogar of Dublin; sisters, Maralee Curry of Cleveland and Glenda Hadlock of Strongsville; and grandsons, Chase Alexander Cogar and Jaxon Reed Cogar.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jerry I. Cogar; brother, Clyde Brady; sisters, Woneda Blauvelt and Grace Cody; and grandson, Russell “Jake” Kauf.
Friends may join the family for visitation on Saturday, March 30, 2013, from 6 to 9 P.M., at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home, 155 McGraw Avenue, Webster Springs WV 26288. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 31, 2013, at 1 P.M., at the funeral home with Reverend Curt Davis officiating. Interment will follow in Dave Cogar Cemetery, Sugar Creek, Webster Springs.