Rita Jane Noel, 91, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Thursday, February 27, 2014, at 8:50 a.m. at St. Catherine's Manor of Washington Court House where she had been residing since June 5, 2012.
Mrs. Noel was born October 2, 1922, in Dayton, Ohio to Arnold Edward and Anna D. Liebhard Wehner. She had formerly lived in West Carrollton, Ohio and Nancy, Kentucky before moving to Washington Court House in 2007.
Before her retirement, she owned and operated a restaurant.
Mrs. Noel loved the Dayton Flyers, fishing and her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Noel and two sisters and brothers-in-law, Elizabeth Ann (Betty) and William E. Pentzer and Rose Marie and John Higgins.
Mrs.Noel is survived by two nephews, Michael E. Pentzer and his wife, Evelyn, and William A. Pentzer, all of Washington Court House; two nieces, Kathleen Marshall and Ann Wells, both of Fort Myers, FL; three grand nieces, Kim (Jim) Brady of Washington Court House, Jenny (Richard) Jones of Clarksburg and Dawn Michelle Pentzer of Bloomingburg; six great grand nieces, Allison Brady, Lauren and Emily Jones, Morgan and Mallory Pentzer, Macy Lewis and a special friend, Sam Wray of Nancy, KY.
A graveside service will be held Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Morrows Chapel Cemetery in Jabez, KY. under the direction of the Somerset Undertaking and Crematory in Somerset, KY.
Local arrangements were completed by the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.