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Nellie M. Rathburn


Nellie Maxine Rathburn, 92, formerly of Ashville, passed away on Sept. 8, 2016, at the Logan Elm Health Care Center in Circleville.

She was born on Aug. 12, 1924, in Beaver, to the late Everett and Sarah “Sadie” (Weaver) Drake.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Eldon Rathburn in 1972; and a brother, Wilbur Drake.

She is survived by a brother, William Henry Drake; her children, Terrie (Robert) Jones of Laurelville, Gerald (Cindy) Rathburn of Ashville and Larry (Connie) Rathburn of Circleville; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; also, numerous nieces and nephews.

As per her request, there will be no services. Interment will be in the Harrison Township Cemetery at a later date.

The family would like to thank the caring staff at the Logan Elm Health Care Center, Heartland Hospice Care and Dr. Singh for his care of Nellie, as well as the Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home for their kindness, care and assistance.

Contributions may be made in Nellie’s memory to Heartland Hospice, 116 Morris Rd., Circleville, OH 43113; and Logan Elm Health Care, 370 Tarlton Rd., Circleville, OH 43113.

Online condolences at www.olivercheekfuneralhome.com.

This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal