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Lois O. Lehrer

1913 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Lois O. Lehrer Obituary
On April 11, 1913, Lois Ollie (Hunnicutt) Lehrer was born to Ollie Hunnicutt and Amy (Collins) Hunnicutt in Round Mountain, Texas formerly known as Bird Town named after her great grandfather, the Honorable Joseph Bird. She died Friday, July 25, 2014 in Yuma, AZ at age 101.

On October 24, 1935, Lois married Clarence Ernest Lehrer. They had two daughters, Billie Yvonne and Mary Faye. Clarence died one month shy of their 60th wedding anniversary.

On January 1, 1960, Clarence, Lois, and Mary Faye moved to Yuma, AZ. Lois was a Camp Fire Girls leader. When AWC was built, she enrolled and was an honor student despite the long gap since her high school graduation. She worked as a Circulation Clerk in the AWC Library and retired after 13-1/2 years.

She was an excellent cook, artist, seamstress, wife, mother, and grandmother. Being a Christian was very important to her and she was a member of the 5th Avenue and 12th Street congregation of the Church of Christ.

Lois was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clarence Lehrer; brothers, J.T. Hunnicutt and Richard "Dick" Hunnicutt; and sister, Berniece Freer. She is survived by her daughters, Billie (Lyle) Wheeler and Mary Faye Lehrer; grandchildren, Kathleen (John) Autrey, Linda (Dan) Carnahan, Lisa Burke, Richard (Barbara) Wheeler, Patricia Wheeler, Lyle Wheeler, Rick Fisk, and Missy Fisk; 14 great grandchildren; and 5 great-great grandchildren.

The Viewing will be held on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and the Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Johnson Mortuary, 1415 S. 1st Avenue, Yuma.

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Published in The Yuma Sun from July 29 to July 30, 2014
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