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Wanda Bickers Morehart


Wanda Bickers Morehart, age 83, of Ashville, passed away at Mt. Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville on Thursday, March 9, 2017.

She was born on Sept. 12, 1933, to the late Ernest and Sylvia (Owen) Judd in Ellery, Illinois.

Wanda worked throughout the years as a seamstress, cleaning houses and waitressing.

She was a member of Village Chapel United Methodist Church.

Along with her parents, Wanda was preceded in death by her husbands, Teddy W. Bickers in 1999 and Richard J. Morehart in 2010; a son, Vernie Ray Swim; and brothers, William, Raymond and Kenneth Judd.

She is survived by a son, Gary (Lessine) L. Swim and his sons, Dewey and James Swim of Texas; step-children, Richard E. “Rick” (Marlene) Morehart of Ashville, James E. Morehart of Ashville, Linda (Jerome) Chaney of Texas, Cheryl (David) Anderson of Grove City, Jerry A. Morehart of Ashville, Jeffrey A. Morehart (Lisa Fravel) of Columbus and Kevin C. Morehart of Glenwood, West Virginia; and numerous step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 12, 2017, at the Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, 420 W. Main St., Ashville, with a funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday, March 13, 2017, at the funeral home, officiated by Pastor Kevin Pees. Interment will follow at Harrison Twp. Cemetery in South Bloomfield.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Wanda’s memory can be made to Ashville Food Pantry, 94 Long St., Ashville, OH 43103; or Village Chapel UMC, 30 Circleville Ave., Ashville, OH 43103.

Visit www.olivercheekfuneralhome.com.

This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal

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