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HOUSTON, Opal Lee age 93, of New Lebanon, Ohio, died Tuesday August 12, 2014 at New Lebanon Care and Rehabilitation. She was born in Golden Rod, Kentucky on July 14, 1921 to Abigie and Hazel (Williams) Gilbert. Opal was a member of Dryden Road Pentecostal Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Abigie Gilbert, mother, Hazel Gilbert, son, John David Houston, daughters, Karen Sue Houston, Mary Kay Krause, grandsons Tony and Thomas; sister, Shirley Ann Jackson. Opal is survived by her husband of 65 years John D.Houston Jr.; three daughters, Sonja Rose "Fred" Ocker (Bradley, Jimmy, Jonna, Cynthia); Sharon D. "Burlon" Alexander (Matt, Julie, Jenny), Terri "Tony" Robinson (Stephanie, Tony Jr.); two sons, James Larry "Yvonne" Sinnamon (Rusty, Dwayne, Shawnda), Lee Michael "Betty" Houston (Ray, Sabrina, Shannon, Heath, Justin); son-in-law Bob Krause (Heather); daughter-in-law Nellie Houston (Brian, Jade); ,46 great grandchildren; 9 great great grandchildren; sister, Maxine Gilbert-Schenks. Funeral services are 11:00 am Saturday August 16, 2014 at Dryden Road Pentecostal Church with Pastor Benny Sutherland officiating. Burial will be in Hill Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the church. In lieu of flowers donation may be made to Crossroads Hospice. Please visit to send an online condolence.

Published in Dayton Daily News on Aug. 14, 2014
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