News Death Notice

NISWONGER, Ina Louise (WOODGEARD) 78 of Lewisburg, OH passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at St. Mary's Hospital in Knoxville, TN. She was born on November 1, 1934 in Montgomery County, Ohio daughter of the late John Andrew and Gladys Catherine (Wiggins) Woodgeard. She and her husband were members of the New Life Worship Center in Dayton, OH. She is preceded in death by brothers, Vernon and Floyd Woodgeard; sisters, Juanita Phillips, Garnet Higgins, Marie Hoover and Norma Adams; grandson, Michael T. J. Lee. Ina is survived by her husband of 61 years, John A. Niswonger; daughters and sons-in-law, Cynthia L. Lee of Atlanta, GA, Vicki L. (Terry) Lee of Lexington, KY and Linda K. (Chuck) Protzman of Lewisburg; sister, Iola Mary Sellers of Knoxville, TN; 8 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 26, 2013 at The New Life Worship Center, 3350 Benchwood Road, Dayton, OH with Bishop Ronald Coleman and Pastor Thomas Friend officiating. Interment will be held in Arlington Cemetery, Brookville, OH. Family will receive friends on Thursday, April 25, 2013 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Friday one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements entrusted to Barnes Funeral Homes, Lewisburg, Ohio. Memorial Contributions may be made to the New Life Worship Center, 3350 Beechwood Rd., Dayton, OH 45414. Condolences may be sent to the family online via the website at

Funeral Home

Barnes Funeral Homes, Inc.
411 North Commerce Street Lewisburg, OH 45338
(937) 962-2845

Published in Dayton Daily News on Apr. 24, 2013