Arzella Bair

Age 97 of Clare Bridge Troy, Ohio formerly of Tipp City. She was born April 13, 1916 and passed away March 7, 2014.

Arzella was the widow of John Durst and Ermal (Jack) Linscott, respectively. Preceded in death by parents Gideon and Nora Anderson Bair and stepmother Mae Ely Bair. Brothers; Bailey and Leonard Bair; sister, Anita Bair Ditmer. Survivors include: a brother Frank Bair (Betty); sister Jean Crego. Daughters: Margaret Wells (Frank); Carol Staup (James) and Debbie Fisher (Oran). Grandchildren Sherry Magness (Charles); Andrea Geist (Larry); Brian Wells (Jill); Jim Staup (Dewanna); Angela Staup; Jonathan Staup; Chance Fisher (Deb); Kristy Lowery (Kenny) and Jason Fisher. Great-Grandchildren: Lauren and Michael Magness; Elijah, Elisha and Noah Geist; Andrew, Brady and Anna Kate Staup; Zachary, Katie, Sawyer and Wylie Wells; Klaudia, Lydia and Elias Lowery.

Numerous nieces, nephews. Arzella was dedicated to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. They were her pride and joy in life. The family would like to thank Dr. Kelli Melvin and the staff at Sterling House/Clare Bridge of Troy, Ohio for their loving care and compassion to our mother for many years.

Thank you to Miami County Hospice for their recent care. In Arzella's full and long life she loved traveling and was active for many years as a member of the West Charleston Church of the Brethren, a Miami County 4-H Advisor, a member of the Miami County Farm Bureau and the Eastern Star.

Services at Frings and Bayliff Tipp City. Visitation 5 – 8 pm Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Frings and Bayliff Funeral Home, 327 W Main St. Tipp City, OH 45371. Funeral services 10:00 am Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Frings and Bayliff.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County, the Alzheimer's Assocation or the in memory of Arzella.

Funeral Home

Frings & Bayliff Funeral Home
327 W. Main St. Tipp City, OH 45371
Published in Troy Daily News from Mar. 9 to Mar. 10, 2014