Lydia Luman

GALLIPOLIS — Lydia Glenna Luman, 95, Gallipolis, Ohio, passed away Friday, December 27, 2013, in Holzer Senior Care, Gallipolis. She was born January 23, 1918, in Green Township, Gallia County, Ohio to the late Luther and Ruth (Jones) Wood. She retired from Gallia Developmental Center (GDC) after 30 years of service and was a member of Rodney United Methodist Church. Lydia's purpose in life was focused on family and helping others.

She is survived by children, Ruth Ann (Edwin) Craig, Gallipolis and Charles (Joan) Luman, Prospect, Ohio; grandchildren, Lori Russell and Sam (Beth) Hamilton, Gallipolis, Ohio; Charles (Kara) Luman, Fredericksburg, Virginia; Carrie Luman, Prospect, Ohio; Tanja Sattler, San Francisco, California; Andrew (Sukey) Sattler, Columbus, Ohio; nine great-grandchildren: Greg, Samantha, Mary Beth and Nathan Russell; Corey, Claire and Claudia Hamilton; Charles and Jonathan Luman; sister. Norma (James) Slaughter, Biloxi, Mississippi; and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend a special "thank you" to the staff of Holzer Senior Care for their kindness and care of Lydia throughout her stay there.

Lydia was preceded in death by her husband, James Hayward Luman; son, Steven Luman; sisters, Willis Wood, Phyllis Saunders, twin sister Josephine Elliott and Henrietta Howard.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 31, 2013, in the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Wetherholt Chapel, Gallipolis with Rev. Dan Lamphier officiating. Burial will follow in Tyn Rhos Cemetery, Thurman, Ohio. Friends and family may call at the funeral home Monday from 6-8 p.m.

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Published in Point Pleasant Register from Dec. 28 to Dec. 29, 2013