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Olive L. Neff


Olive Louise (Spangler) Neff, 86, passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at Logan Elm Health Care.

Olive was born March 8, 1929, to Russell R. and Helen (Barr) Spangler, who preceded her in death.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Elden Neff; brothers, Russell Spangler Jr., Marvin Spangler and Max Spangler; and sister, Jeannette (Spangler) Martin.

She is survived by her children, Donald (Linda) Neff of Ashville and Darlene (John) Glick of Circleville; grandchildren, Jennifer (Troy) Rieder, Jill (Damien) Garnett, Kari (Eric) Karshner, Justin (Chelsea) Glick and Kimberly Glick; and great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Taylor and Baileigh Rieder, Katelyn and Maddyson Garnett, Annie and Max Karshner and Emily Glick; brother, Walton (Anabel) Spangler; sister, Doris (Harvey) Seitz; and many beloved nieces and nephews who referred to her as “Aunt Sis.”

Olive was a life-long member of East Ringgold UMC and has attended Emmett Chapel UMC for the last few years. She was a 1947 graduate of Walnut Township High School. She worked for Columbus and Southern Electric Company, Pickaway County ASCS, Pickaway Grain, and retired after 26 years from Pickaway SWCD.

Olive was an avid reader who loved flowers, gardening, knitting, crocheting, her family, music and all things Ohio State.

The family would like to sincerely thank the staff at Logan Elm Health Care and Heartland Hospice Care for their exceptional care of our mom and grandma and for taking care of us, as well.

Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Wellman Funeral Home of Circleville. Visitation will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 24.

Online condolences can be made to www.wellmanfuneralhomes.com.

This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal