Bernice A. “Bernie” Ody, 94, of Ashland and formerly of Spencer, passed away Thursday, January 23, 2014 at the Medina Meadows. She was born in Sterling, Ohio on August 8, 1919, to Charles and Orpha Dale (Clark) Roach.
Bernie had lived most of her life in Spencer and was a member of the Spencer United Methodist Church and Spencer Pythian Sisters Lodge. She had enjoyed playing the piano, golfing, bowling, knitting, crocheting and playing euchre, but her greatest enjoyment came from her loving family.
She was loved by many and will be sadly missed by all.
Surviving are her two daughters, Bobbie Sumpter of Lodi and Peggy (Rob) Moyers of Ashland; eight grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Wilmer Charles Roach of Old Town, Florida.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert in 1976; daughter, Donna Hardway; sisters, Eldora and Margarete; and brothers, Elmer and Kenneth.
Funeral service will be Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 10 A.M. at the Spencer United Methodist Church, 201 East Main St., Spencer. Rev. Reid Firestone of Spencer will officiate. Burial will follow at Spencer Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, January 27, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M., NOTE NEW LOCATION, at Spencer United Methodist Church, 201 East Main St., Spencer, with Pythian Sisters Service at 8:45 P.M.
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