Jane E. Stooksbury, went to be with her Lord and Savior after a 28 year battle with cancer at her home that she has lived in for the last 70 years on Tuesday September 24, 2013.
She was born on November 24, 1938 in Sparta to the late Melvin and Neva (Hulse) Annett. She was a graduate of Sparta High School class of 1956. She was a retired purchasing agent for Mercy Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was a member of the Willow Grove Advent Christian Church in Mount Liberty. She was past president of WH&FM and member of the choir at the church.
Jane loved her family and treasured her time spent with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed reading, singing and doing jigsaw puzzles. Jane loved going to her church and singing in the choir and rides in the country to see what was going on.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years: Ralph Stooksbury and they were married January 19, 1957 in Mount Gilead; children: Jo Ann (Joseph) Cipriano of Utica, Jackie (Ed) Russell of Columbus, Robert (Lisa) Stooksbury of Centerburg, William (Danielle) Stooksbury of Centerburg; 7 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and one on the way; brother: Butch (Sharon) Annett of Mount Vernon; sister-in-law: Jo Ellen Annett of Mount Vernon.
Preceded in death by brothers: Dale, David; sister: Joyce Skaggs.
Friends may call Thursday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury where services will be held Friday 11 a.m. with Pastors Chad Davis and Carl Hankins officiating. Interment will follow in the Bloomfield Cemetery.
A special thanks to Dr. William Elder, Morrow County Hospice Staff and Clara Hilton.
Memorial contributions can be made to Morrow County Hospice, 228 South Street, Mount Gilead, Ohio 43338.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Devore-Snyder Funeral Home
637 State Route 61
Sunbury, OH 43074
Published in The Morrow County Sentinel on Oct. 2, 2013