Mary Lee (Handley) Arter
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BUCKEYE LAKE: A funeral service for Mary Lee (Handley) Arter, age 82, of Buckeye Lake, will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 20, at the Heath Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service with Pastor Tom Myers officiating. Inurnment will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 21, at Newark Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Arter passed away at her residence April 18, 2012. She was born March 4, 1930 in Evansville, Indiana to Jasper Owen "Jack" and Lillian Catherine (Miller-Mattingly) Handley.
Mary Lee worked for Western Electric for 25 years where she wired the back of switchboards. She enjoyed house boating, sailing and jet skiing and was a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary.
She is survived by a sister, Margaret "Toni" Jerry Anthony; daughter-in-law Jane Arter; two grandchildren, Adam Jay Arter and Garland (Melissa) Nott; three great-grandchildren, Jamie, Wesley and Dale (Amber) Nott; four great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Robert "Bob" Arter (1999); a son J.C. Arter (2004); three brothers, Jack Handaly, Richard "Dick" Jerome, Robert "Bob" Joseph; and a infant sister, Mary Ellen.
Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, April 20, at the funeral home, 1249 Hebron Road, Heath.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Foundation for Hospice of Central Ohio, PO Box 430, Newark, OH 43058.
Please visit www.hendersonvanatta.com to view a memorial and to leave a message of condolence for the Arter fmaily.
Published in the Advocate on Apr. 19, 2012